Best clothes: Use quick dry material(full sleeve t-shirts and trousers to avoid sun burns) while trekking at low altitudes(2000 m to 4000 m), with a jacket if its cold. Shoes: Trekking shoes with good sole, ankle support and waterproof properties are good. If one is buying a new pair, use it at least 14 days before trek to set it loose. Backpack: Back pack should be according to the the trek duration. Backpack cover is essential to keep it dry. Carry your own medication like Diamox, Crepe Bandage, paracetamol, Electral powder, Glucose and first aid kit. Rain coat is an essential for all the treks. Woolen cap or scarf are important after the sunset Thermal wear is essential in the night but not during the trek. A minimum of one pair of thermal wear is essential for all the treks as temperature drops to negative in the night. Extra pair of socks and underwear, lunchbox, water bottle, knife, match box, compass, torch, map, toiletries are other essentials. Sleeping bag of at least 0 degrees is recommended. Carry a lightweight four season dome tent for stay.