Travel Health Issues

Trekking in Nepal is usually in High altitude and there is always risk of you getting some health problems. In Kathmandu Valley There are many good hospitals and clinics. During trekking it is highly advised to carry some precautionary medical kits with you. However, Sublime Trails staff carries emergency medical supplies.

This is the basic list to cover the more common ailments that affect trekkers. Climbing groups, expeditions and trekkers going to isolated areas will need a more comprehensive kit.

  • Sphygmomanometer (Blood pressure Instrument)
  • Syringes (20 ml, 10 ml)
  • Hot water bottle
  • Pen and writing pad
  • Stethoscope
  • Thermometer
  • Matchbox
  • Splints
  • Scissors
  • Tongue blades
  • Pen light
  • Cervical collar
  • Bandage and Dressings:
  • Sterile gauge pads (large and small)
  • Band aids
  • Triangular Bandages
  • Elastic Bandages (3, 4 and 6 inches)
  • Adhesive Tapes
  • Eye pads
  • Cotton roll (large and small)
  • Q-tips
  • Safety pins
  • MedicationsFor Pain
  • Paracetamol (500mgs tablet and 125 mgs in 5 ml syrup)
  • A spirin (300mgs tablets)