Your safety is of the utmost importance to us. Therefore, when it comes to keeping the overhead of our trips low, safety is one area in which we simply do not compromise. Our guides are selected based on their technical proficiency, proven safety records, impeccable judgment, their friendly demeanor and their ability to provide helpful and knowledgeable instructions. They are also highly professional and well trained in first aid and personal protection equipment. We also make sure that first aid kits are available on all trips and happily provide oxygen cylinders and PAC Bags upon request (payable). Furthermore, the itineraries are ideally designed to give you enough time for acclimatization.
Going on any adventure trip will require a substantial sum of money to be paid in advance. Yet, trusting a company you have no prior experience with involves risk. However, we are a fully-bonded trek operator authorized by the Nepal Government, Tourism and Civil Aviation Department, Nepal Tourism Board, Industry Department, Company Registration Office, Nepal National Bank and the Taxation Office. We are also affiliated with several prestigious regulating bodies such as Nepal Association for Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA), Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN), Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) and Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP).
Tourism is an important sector to the Nepalese economy, and as an organization that has been involved in this sector for over two decades, we believe it is our duty to contribute to the Nepalese society in some way. We contribute 1% of our annual profit each year to Child Environment Nepal (CEN), a non-government, nonprofit organization committed to educating and caring for Nepali children orphaned by the Nepali civil war. For more information on this inspiring organization or to find out how you can help, please visit at www.cennepal.org.np
Our minimum requirement for operation is only two people, thus we can provide you a personalized service at a reasonable cost.
In order to practice responsible tourism, our company is guided by the motto ‘Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints’. We design our itineraries and operate in the field guided by the principles of ecotourism and sustainable tourism. Furthermore, all our staff have been given environmental training and are very sensitive to the delicate eco-systems we enter. In addition, we have a history of committing ourselves to the safety and enjoyment of our clients and maintaining high ethical standards in all our operations. We have proudly participated in the Dhaulagiri Base Camp Clean-Up Campaign in which we removed 33,000 kilograms of tin, glass, batteries and cylinders from the area, and the Annapurna (Ghandruk-Ghorepani) Clean-Up Campaign (27thFeb to 10thMarch, 2004). Similarly, we have also conducted numerous specialized adventure and tour activities such as charity treks, fund raising treks, treks for school students, corporate adventure activities, and others.
We offer a land-cost free trip to one person if the group consists of 12 or more people, and we also offer a 5% discount to our loyal customers who have taken two or more trips with Himalayan Glacier. Another 5% discount is provided to those who have been referred to us by our loyal customers. Plus, we also offer frequent seasonal discounts. With opportunities for discounted travel, you can make Himalayan Glacier your preferred choice for adventure holidays.
We are happy to provide tailor-made, private group departures on dates that will suit you best. So, after you have organized your own group, we can then customize our itineraries based on your suggestions and requirements.
Our minimum requirement for operation is only two people. This will allow any two committed people to proceed with their plans without the worry of a larger group cancelling the tour or changing it at the last minute.
Himalayan Glacier will take you to some of the most interesting and exotic places in the world, and we fully understand if you might want to extend your trip. Just make sure to discuss your interest with our staff, and we will find you add-in options which are most appropriate to your main trip and interests.
We provide everyone joining one of Himalayan Glacier’s trips with a free trek bag upon your arrival in Kathmandu. These trek bags are specially designed to withstand the rigors of long treks and branded with Himalayan Glacier’s name and logo.
Besides presenting our clients with quality services in trekking and mountaineering trips, we also specialize in providing cultural tours and adventure holidays packages for our clients who wish to savor foreign cultures or immerse themselves in an adrenaline filled holiday.
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