Responsible Travel

The Himalayas are a delicate high-alpine ecosystem. It is important to tread lightly and responsibly when you are in the high mountains. Here at Trekking Planner Nepal we pride ourselves on being a responsible tourism company. We cherish our beloved mountain environment and the beautiful country of Nepal.

Your Safety is Our Number One Priority

Although we don’t anticipate you having a problem during your stay in Nepal, trekking in the mountains is still a risky activity. All of our guides are trained and certified to help you in the event that something goes wrong. Ensuring your safe and happy holiday is our number one concern.

We Employ Local Guides and Porters

Trekking Planner Nepal is a locally-owned and operated trekking agency. This means that we provide employment for the local community. All of our ownership, guides, and porters are Nepalese. This means that when you book a tour with us, all of the money goes directly to local communities.

We Give Back to Our Community

At Trekking Planner, we care about our local Nepalese community. We like to give back and have given aid to the deaf welfare society, homes for orphans, and education for under-privileged children. If you would like to participate in one of our programs or donate to one of our causes, please contact us.

We Don’t Condone the Use of Disposable Plastic Bottles

Here in Nepal, we don’t have a system to recycle your plastic waste. Most of the plastic waste in Nepal either gets dumped into water sources or simply burned. Both of these methods of disposal leave their mark on the landscape and the air.

When you travel to Nepal, we understand that it is unsafe to drink the water, but that doesn’t mean you need to buy plastic bottles. Instead, use a UV pen or backcountry filter to treat your water. Another option is to boil your water at teahouses.

We Promote Leave No Trace

At Trekking Planner Nepal, we actively promote leaving the wilderness a better place than how you found it. This means not trashing the trails, following instructed signs regarding waste disposal, and not using the bathroom within 100 feet of lakes, streams, or trails. If you see trash on the trail, pick it up and dispose of it in proper waste receptacles.

We Have Long-Standing Relationships with Lodge Owners

Nepal is all about community and here at Trekking Planner Nepal, we have built a strong community of lodge owners and teahouse owners on our many established routes. This not only ensures you have the best place to rest your head at night, but it also means you will be treated like family when traveling with Trekking Planner Nepal.