Guiding, Food and Camping
They set up tents, cook dinner and ready the area for arriving trekkers. When trekkers reach the campsite they are greeted with a hot cup of tea and biscuits in the dining tent. After six hours on the mountains, no drink will ever taste sweeter. For dinner the cook will usually prepare a buffet of dishes that are as welcome as they are delicious.
What to Bring
Camp shoes or thongs
Jumper or piled jacket
Waterproof jackets, poncho or umbrella
T-shirts or blouses
Self Inflating Sleeping Mattress (optional, “normal” mats provided by Bhutanese tour operators)
Torch, batteries and bulbs.
FOR TREKS ABOVE 4000 m
Socks or wool to wear with boots
Socks, light cotton for under wool socks
Nylon Wind pants
Sun block / Sun block for lips
Medical and first aid kit
While on trek your Bhutanese tour operator will be providing you the following items:
Other camping equipment such as dining tent, toilet tent
Trained cook and other helpers
What you are supplied
Bhutanese guides are trained to look out for altitude sickness and other ailments that can affect trekkers. They are expert walkers who have been trained as trekking guides and follow routes that have been walked for centuries. All trekkers are required to strictly follow trekking rules to protect the fragile environment at high altitudes.
NPPF, Room # 10 Thimphu, Kingdom of Bhutan
+975 02 323439