Trekking agencies in Nepal

Nepal count more than 1000 trekking agencies registered under the government. If some agencies are serious and deliver a professional work (sometime with 30 years of experience) other trekking companies can be newly born or not well structured agencies who take a lot of risk, for you and the team, by selling low price trekking tours without having insurance and certifications.

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Most of trekking and travel agencies operate package tours in Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan. The services provided by these companies are generally arranging guide, porters, booking flight/transportation tickets and make hotel reservations. Each trekking agencies have their own specialities like sightseen, trekking/hiking trips, safari and thematic tours, peak climbing or mountaineering expeditions.

Choosing a trekking agency in Nepal

How to find a good trekking agency for you travel in Nepal is one of the frequently asked question by our community. By experience you can organize safely your trip in Nepal with a travel agent in your country, but you will go to pay up to 30 to 40% more than choosing a trekking agency directly in Nepal and planning your flight yourself.

We also advise against arranging your trip in last minute with trekking companies who have small shops in Thamel. A lot of them go to respond in a positive way to all your wishes even if it’s technically impossible, like making the Everest basecamp trek in 5 days when it’s 11 days minimum.

The last solution is planning your trekking in Nepal by Internet, but how to find the best trekking agency. You should be careful and take time to analyse some items: Is an eligible company registered to government authorities? The agency insured staffs against accidents? Are their environmentally conscious?

List of major organisations and associations for tourism in Nepal

  • Nepal Tourism Board (NTB)
  • Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN)
  • Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA)
  • Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP)
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS)
  • Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA)
  • Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)
  • Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA)
  • Sustainable Tourism Network (STN)
  • Nepal Canyoning Association (NCA)
  • Nepal Association of Tour Operators (NATO)
  • Nepal Association of Rafting Agents (NARA)
  • Hotel Association of Nepal (HAN)
  • Village Tourism Forum Nepal (VITOF)
  • Society of Travel & Tour Operators Nepal (SOTTO-NEPAL)

If you are searching for the perfect agency in search engine you will understand everybody claim themselves to be the “Best trekking agency in Nepal”. Of course we encourage you to make your own research to find your ideal trekking agency by reading advices on popular forums, travel blogs and others social guide like Tripadvisor.

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