To provide the best adventure travel experience for our guests
To do that at a fair price
To treat our employees well
To benefit the people who live in the regions our tours pass through
To pay our taxes and promote Nepal’s economic development
High value does not always mean a low price. There are many ways to charge less — choosing a guide who will work for less rather than choosing a guide who is experienced, licensed, and an expert in the trekking route; controlling your meals rather than allowing you to choose what to eat; and to hide costs up front and present you with an unwelcome surprise later. None of these “cost savings" are good for you.
Our experience is that most visitors to Nepal want the opposite: An excellent guide, good food, and no surprises about the cost or the experience.
And a word on taxes: Tax evasion is rampant in Nepal. We think this is wrong (and, of course, illegal). We pay our taxes honestly and are proud to do so. This is our country after all…