Trekking shoes are must they offer excellent traction, ankle support, waterproofing, protect your toe and sole from small rocks, help keep your feet dry and warm. These features are not available in your regular sports shoes which are designed for gym or running on road.
Always carry repair kit Fevi sticks, Sewing Kit, Swiss Knife, Torch, Sticky Tape this come in handy on long treks to repair your shoes, bag, clothes, tents.
Preventive measures such as a thorough medical checkup before you start trekking can save you from unexpected hazards. Trekking destinations are mostly remote places, it is imperative to make a comprehensive first aid box consisting of basic drugs and accessories as part of the paraphernalia for trekking. Build a first aid box containing medicine
30 to 40 litre backpack are good for 1 or 2 days of trekking. 50 to 70 litre backpack are ideal for longer treks. Look for rain cover if available with backpack, warranty minimum 2 years, back support to help improve posture while trekking, Waist and shoulder straps to distribute weight on your hike, water bladder compartment to store your water. pig snout to hang trekking pole and carabiners.
Camera need extra protection in monsoon buy a waterproof housing to keep camera dry is good options. Camera lens and sensor will usually catch fungus if used in humid areas.