Everest Base Camp Short Trek…difficult hiking but well worth it!
I would highly recommend Trekking Planning for the Everest Base Camp Short Trek. From the time I landed in Kathmandu to my departure flight back to the USA, I was completely "hand held" for my entire excursion. Dipak was with me or had a staff member take care of my needs. I was never left alone to wonder what was coming next! The trip itinerary was complete. And since I had an extra day in Kathmandu before my trek, I was able to pay a reasonable amount of money for a city tour that was complete and very informative. When it was time for me to depart to Lukla, I had complete supervision until I got on the flight which made me feel extremely comfortable. The trek to Base Camp was rather difficult, however my guide and porter took very good care of me throughout the trek. Often I needed some extra help and they were both there to escort and hold onto to me during the technical, difficult sections of the trail. I had some minor issues during the trek, but again, I was reassured by the guide and porter that I would be taken care of. When my flight was severely delayed in leaving Lukla, my guide (Gyelijan) came back to the airport to get me and stay with me for the next 3 days till I was able to secure another form of transportation out of Lukla. I can tell you that just about every other trekker saw their guide just leave them in the airport to fend for themselves! I was so grateful for Gyelijan to take care of my needs during this delay. When I did finally leave Lukla and arrive in Kathmandu, Dipak was waiting for me in the Kathmandu airport with the taxi to take me back to the Skyline Hotel. The other trekkers had to scramble for transportation. I was able to spend a few hours in the hotel before my night flight to USA and once again, Dipak arranged for a taxi to take me to the airport. I would recommend this trek as just about everything is included which makes it a "no brainer" for the client. I did want to worry about paying for lodges, food, airfare, permit fees on the trek and so it was taken care of by the guide.
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Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek
My second trekking experience with Mr. Dipak Lamichhane of Trekkingplanner, all promises are always maintained and if any problems occur they are promptly solved. I highly recommend Dipak and his stafff for their courtesy and professionalism! Attempted Mera peak 6,476 m but reached 6,260 m and had to quite due to very bad weather, but very satisfied of the experience and my Amazing guide Gyeljan Sherpa who did the impossible to try to get me to the top!!!
Andrew Ferrari from Italy.
Tsum Valley and Manaslu Trekking
My search for a local company with great service and the competitive total cost that would offer customized private trekking trip led me to Trekking Planner. I have been to Nepal before and have good experience with another company that I used - but, I wanted to up my expectations. I have been, as of today, very pleased with Dipak (the company owner) throughout my planning process. So I now have booked my trekking trip for the two of us (myself and my wife), which goes from mid-October to mid-November. I am expecting a great trip... I will follow up with my update once I come back from my adventure.
Slow and easy Annapurna
I did the 'Slow and easy' trek at the Annapurna region with trekking planner, and can confidently say that it was the best experience of my life. I was a bit concerned as a female (not particularly fit) solo traveller, but everything was made so comfortable and effortless by Dipak and his team I almost couldn't believe it. They were waiting for me when I got to the airport and efficiently organised transport and every little detail. They adapted the trip for me, so I could fit a stay in a monastery and the yoga classes which were not originally included in the itinerary. Dipak is really responsive and accommodating, always making sure I had everything I needed for the trip. The yoga classes were amazing, and guides and porters all were really reliable, helpful and kind. I felt safe and spoiled at all times. I highly recommend Trekking planner for their experience and knowledge of the territory, but also for their human qualities. You couldn't be in better hands! Namaste!
Incredible Yoga Trek
Where to begin. This was the best trip I’ve ever been on in my life. Everest Base Camp is quite difficult at times but the views easily distract you from the difficulty of walking. We chose the 15 day hiking + yoga trek with Trekking Planner.
I could not recommended Nepal Trekking Planner enough. Dipak (who is the brains behind everything) was incredible from start to finish and made the trek run incredibly smoothly (he even made being stuck in Lukla okay!!). Our guide Anil was so knowledgeable about everything we were passing and was a beautiful yoga teacher. He allowed us to stay at our own pace and stop off in so many beautiful places.
I don’t have any experience with other companies, but I do know now that Trekking Planner is class act from start to finish. Dipak also threw in nights in a beautiful hotel, a tour of Kathmandu and a much needed massage after the trek.
Overall - book with Trekking Planner. They made this experience as breathtaking and easy as possible.
Upper Mustang trekking – we had a great time!
In May we did the Upper Mustang trek organized by the Trekking Planner company.
From the very beginning the communication was just great. Mr. Dipak was very helpful and responsive - we knew everything is taken care of.
The trekking itself is sometimes hard due to the conditions (weather, dust, road) but on the other side you will see pristine, conserved area of Tibet with traditional villages, people dressed in traditional costumes, with all the customs... it's just amazing to see this lively museum! Go there until it's all gone!
During the trekking we were accompanied by a great guide Anantha and a porter Bean. Thanks to them, the experience was even more memorable.
All in all, we really enjoyed the trekking! And the TP team - you did a great job!
Amazing trek to base camp
We have just returned from Nepal and a truly unforgettable trek to Everest base camp. My friend Dipak, owner of Trekking Planner was amazing and I recommend his company to anyone who is considering doing this trip. Everything promised was delivered and even when all planes were grounded on day one he made a plan to get us back on schedule, sometimes it's who you know and Dipak knows everyone. Loved the entire experience ans will definitely go back one day.
As a group of 3, we hiked the Manaslu circuit using Trekking Planner and had a great experience. Deepak was very professional and accommodating, arranging our permits and logistics for us ahead of time. Our guide, Sandeep, was always kind and up for the adventure. He was a wonderful addition to our "team" for the 12 days. Thank you Trekking Planner!
Excellent Company, Fabulous guides and an Awesome trek- Highly recommended
I trekked to Everest base camp with trekking planner a month ago and they made sure that I had an experience of a lifetime. Right from the start, Dipak made the booking process extremely easy and promptly answered all my questions regarding packing and trek. They also took care of all logistics in Kathmandu and arranged a day tour with a well-informed guide. Sudip from trekking planer was an excellent host and took me to a wonderful cultural show.
On the trek, I was helped by Suman Dhakal and Geylu Sherpa. They both were well informed about the nuances of the trek and also of history and culture of people living in the mountains. Above all, they both were super-friendly and in just one day it started to feel like I was hiking with buddies rather than with a tour company. Fourteen days of the trek was an absolute blast with them. I highly recommend trekking with them if they are available. They also took care of safety on the trek and were well equipped to handle medical issues. They were also flexible with trek schedule and found the best places to stay on the trek.
I highly recommend trekking planner for Everest base camp and other treks in Nepal region. And many thanks to Suman and Geylu for such a wonderful company on the trek