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Why Hiking Himalayas Treks

As one of Nepal’s leading trekking agencies ‘Hiking Himalayas’ has been providing a high quality service to visitors to Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan and India for more than a decade. We offer more than 20 trips a year covering diverse area of interests, including, trekking, climbing, safaris, mountaineering, rafting, sightseeing, etc. We take time to understand the needs of our clients and are specialists at arranging tailor-made tours and treks to meet your specification. Our services meet the highest standards — our guides are all well trained and professional, our coverage extensive and our methods environmentally sensitive and culturally aware. We never compromise on quality and safety and our prices are fair.

 

Of course we cover the well worn trails that you would have read about in ‘Lonely Planet’ and ‘The Rough Guide’, et-al, but we are always on the lookout for new areas to be explored, and new and exciting activities to delight our guests. If you invest your time and money with us we promise to do our very best to ensure that your stay in the Himalaya is the most memorable experience of your life.
Nepal has a growing tourism industry. There are hundreds of trekking companies vying for your business and it is not easy to discern which company may best meet your needs. To simplify this process as best we can with regards to ourselves we humbly present the following for your consideration:-

 

1. We offer flexibility with regards to dates, itinerary and group size

Book your trek for any departure date and schedule that you prefer. You have the option of trekking by yourself, with your own group, or with one of our scheduled groups. We work closely with you and can also build a bespoke Itinerary to meet your specific requirements, ensuring you get the Himalayan experience you desire.

 

2. We have experienced, dedicated local guides

We select and train our own staff. They have extensive knowledge of the Nepal Himalayas, from altitude sickness to local customs. They work solely for our company and are therefore highly motivated and dedicated to meeting the needs of our guests. All of our guides are fluent in English and have years of trek leadership experience.

 

3. We operate a ‘responsible tourism’ policy

We are committed to responsible tourism. Hiking Himalaya’s policies aim to ensure that our expeditions comply with external guidelines that are socially, environmentally and culturally sound. We feel strongly that all our treks should protect the environment by minimizing pollution, respecting local traditions and religion, and bring benefit to the local communities. Low impact trekking/touring is the best way of preserving the beautiful yet fragile places we visit. We tread lightly, taking nothing but photos, leaving nothing but footprints. We are dedicated to doing our part to preserve the natural beauty of our country.

 

4. We arrange accommodation as per guest’s requirements

We wish to make your stay as comfortable and as memorable as possible. There is a bewildering array of hotels in Nepal. We can arrange accommodation, that meets your needs and budget.

 

5. We provide support to the local community

Annually, 2% of our net profits are earmarked for reforestation efforts and educational programs in the countryside villages. In addition our CEO Vishma Raj Nepal has initiated a program for educating and housing orphaned children in Kathmandu. Clients are welcome to participate in this program if they wish.

 

6. We have a wealth of experience and expertise that you can trust

We have been providing our services for 15 years. Over this period we have constantly revised our product in the light of our growing understanding and experience. Consequently, we have built a large and satisfied client base, as you can see by their testimonials on this website.

 

7. We care about your health and safety

Each of our guides carries a comprehensive med-kit and they are trained in its use.

 

8. We are rarely taken by surprise by events

Over the years we have built up an extensive network of contacts and friends throughout the regions in which we travel. They keep us informed of events as they happen, which means that we can be proactive in our planning rather than reactive.