We are Kathmandu based Trekking company of highly trained and professional Nepal Government license holder Trekking Guides and Mountain Guides IFMGA with 20 years of experience. We work without abroad an agency to ensure direct communication with our valuable guests so that we can customize our guest satisfaction and pleasant momentary in Nepal with us. All the holiday packages and adventure trips that we offer have guaranteed departure unless there are unforeseen events out of our control, such as epidemics, pandemics, political riots, natural disasters, governmental restrictions and so on. With no contemplation, we are the acknowledged experts in trekking and climbing in the Himalayas. As connoisseurs in the travel & adventure industry, we have a great number of extraordinary Rrekkings, Climbing and Tours with refined itineraries to offer to our patrons. These distinguished experiences range anywhere from cultural heritage, wildlife, food and photography tours to mountain leisure tours, extreme Himalayan adventures and mountain climbing.
Are Our Costs More Expensive ?
We work with you throughout the planning process and will consider your budget carefully. We offer choices ranging from small to large groups, from low-budget accommodations to all-inclusive camping trips that offer any imaginable creature comfort. Because there is no hidden agency overhead, your budget will be only used for your travel expenses and we guarantees that our Trekking Guide, Mountain Guide and porters will be paid fairly. With Ethic Himalaya, you get high quality service without the inflated cost for any group size. We guarantee the best price for the trips that we offer to our clients.
Are Our Service For Trekking Staffs More Limited ?
As we are inbound by agency preferences, we can help you to avoid the “Tourist Markup” at every step of the way. Agencies often prefer to stick to prescribed itineraries, assembling their staff at the last minute and consequently. We have more freedom to allocate their resources to ensure that such problems never arise. Our trekking staffs or crew are extensive experience to enables us to choose top-quality staff for your journey, should group itinerary require it. We will provide porters, kitchen and security staff for camping expeditions and climbing guides for higher peak adventures.
Is It Safe ? What Kind Of Assistance Can I Expect Health & Emergency Issues ?
Our Trekking staffs especially guides are well informed trained and experience of all about kinds of health problems that may befall a traveler. You should feel free to discuss any kind of trouble with him, whether it is simply gastro-intestinal or altitude related. Our Guide will be able to steer you towards safe food and water and will insist on a responsible and slow approach towards the higher areas. Should an emergency situation arise, our guide well connected and can arrange for immediate evacuation, by horse or helicopter, depending on the severity of the case.
Highest Standards Of Safety Operations
Safety of our clients is our paramount concern. Our itinerary, one-on-one information to you, hygienic food & lodging, experienced and knowledgeable mountain leader, right staff ratio and emergency back-up plan will ensure that your trek and climb is safe and secure with us. Choosing Ethic Himalaya, a renowned operator with long years of practical experience, safety records and highest success records is the key. Doing over and over again through the years, it has been recognized that prioritizing the safety of trekkers is the supreme criterion leading to success and we do have a ZERO DEATH record.
Secure Or Timless Deposit
Your holiday time is very important after a long work break and you are spending lots of money. There are lots of frauds and scams happening around while booking randomly with cheap operators. When you book your holidays with Ethic Himalaya, you can book with confidence because we have decades of trustworthy history. We are officially Nepal Government registered trekking company of Nepal. All your hard-earned money is secure for a high-quality value trip. We won’t charge you a single penny for no-service. In case of cancellation or inability to make it in the current year or even in the next few years, you can easily pass on your booked trip (deposit or full amount) to your friends, family or relatives as per your will, unless stated otherwise. If things don’t turn up right and you need to reschedule your travel date to a later time, you can keep your deposit for a lifetime.
Nepal Government Certified Guides
All our guides are certified by the Nepal Government authorities. All your trekking guides are certified by NATHM (Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hospital Management) and mountain guides are certified by NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) and IFMGA. All Ethic Himalaya Mountain Guides are well trained, tested young, Wilderness First Aids certified mountain leaders who have fluency in speaking English, French and others.
Treatment Of Porters
For any Trekking, expedition and other adventure tourism activities, porters is outmost necessary. Porters are the ones who carry the majority of a trekker’s baggage in varied terrains and dangerous pathways. They deserve equal respect and appreciation without being exploited. There are lots of cases and evidences that porters are being exploited heavily in many ways mainly being UNDERPAID, OVERLOADED, UNDER FED, and POORLY SHELTERED during treks and also their poor gear or equipment, including worn-out boots and torn jackets. Ethic Himalaya, we love and treat our porters more than anyone in the team, which is why they prefer to work with us over other tour companies.
Our Commitment & Responsibilites
- We donate and engage our time, energy and funds to support progressive social and cultural change in Nepal.
- As we are independent trekking company, we support the local economy by hiring local guides and porters.
- We ensure that porters are well taken care of, fully covered accident and medical insurance and provide porter equipment from cold weather clothes and paid fairly.
- We encourage much reduction over use of plastic water bottle waste through the use of boiled and purified water.
- We discourage use of plastic bags that generate litter and become a breeding ground for disease.
- We build awareness by discussing the political, socio-economic, and environmental issues that affect people’s lives.
- We seek out individuals and organizations that are innovative in their attempts to ameliorate social and environmental problems, and we publicize and support their efforts.
- We discourage begging by giving to communities, schools, and local organizations.