What to wear during the trek

 

Wearing a hat or cap

We advise you to don a hat or cap while trekking. This prevents sunburn and heat stroke. This will do:

What to wear
What to wear

Or the typical New Yankees cap or any other cap…..

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Tank Tops and hot pants

The areas where we do trekking are in general quite conservative. Showing too much skin is not really appreciated. Apart from the risk that your shoulders will be sunburnt it is also considered inappropriate to wear tank tops such as these:

Tank Tops and hot pants

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Shorts and leggings

During the day shorts are comfortable. They should not be too short. Shorts such as these are fine:

Shorts and leggings

Wearing these will not be appreciated by local people:

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Please don’t wear leggings such as these:

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Rain coats

A poncho such as below are ideal for hiking. If the use of a poncho is not included in your trekking, you can buy them in Chiang Mai for less than 3 USD.
Rain coats