How To Get There

Check List

IMPORTANT NOTE: There will be no donkey/yak to carry your backpacks, please make sure that you are able to carry your belongings. It will be possible to buy bottled water but we would not recommend you to use (remember that this is an Eco Pad Yatra). We also regret to inform that we will not be able to give enough boiled water for such huge group, therefore you are requested to bring enough Potable Aqua Iodine Tablets. Here is short check list for your consideration:

  • FM Radio for live translation
  • Mosquitoes/insects repellent
  • Waterproof layers (especially a top), in case of a change in weather conditions
  • Mattress and sleeping bag
  • Tent, please bring your own, otherwise, like the monastics, you can rest in the open space
  • Walking shoes & cotton socks which have nice padding will help to prevent blisters
  • Seat mattress
  • Fork, spoon, food container and mug
  • Head Lamp
  • Light wind layers
  • Pairs of light cotton pants (JEANS IS NO NO…. it is heavy and if you get wet, it can get really hard to dry)
  • Warm hats, sunscreen, sunblock and lip balm
  • 1-2 Liters of water
  • Snacks, Clif Bars, etc
  • Enough powdered drink mix for the day, in case you are not used to the food
  • Relevant prayer texts (to be informed as the date of Pad Yatra draws near)
  • It is possible to buy boiled and filtered water to refill your own reusable bottle

Registration Form Assumption of Risks

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