About Himalayan Yatri Trekking Pvt. Ltd.
Himalayan Yatri is a Nepal based trekking company which specialized in high altitude trekking. Our main objective is to showcase beauty of Nepal to world with authentic local experience. We provide the most authentic experience for trekkers through various local interaction and activities.
Our values of giving the best possible service will never be compromised. Being a service based company providing a quality service is the only option and best way for long term impression on our guest. Trained guide with knowledge of the local places and people and fluent English we make every trip a worthwhile experience to the trekkers from various parts of the world.
Environment is out greatest assets for humans and it needs preservation. Our effort is always to minimize the impact on environment by minimizing the waste created during the trip. Our guides and porters will help you collect and bring back the non-degradable waste.
In terms of safety, there will be zero tolerance for compromising. Our team members are our greatest assets of the company. Our guides and porters are all trained in primary wilderness first-aid and are always prepared for any kind of medical and safety cases. In case of any emergency we always have an emergency rescue team through land or air stand by.
Our focus has always been about giving back to society, since we cannot exist without it. Money is not always the goal for us, however to survive and grow it is important. So, money that is paid to the company goes to locals and various causes. The guides and porters we use are usually from the villages of same region one wish to do the trek. Local causes to promote their culture and traditions are always encouraged and helped by the company through various financial programs that our team organizes.
Nepal is in Southern Asia, between China and India. It covers total area of 1,47,181 sq km and its boundary is 2,926 km long in total, bordered by China 1,236 km and India 1,690 km. It is a landlocked country. Kathmandu is the capital and Nepal has 30 million people.
Nepal is a mountainous country 76% of it is area consists of high mountains and hills including valley, tars, basins and low hills and 24% of the low level lands. On the basis of Topographic altitude, it was divided into Himalayan, Hilly and Terai region. Nepal is the most famous tourist destination for adventure tours and travels in Asia. The topography of the Himalaya Region makes it the tourists’ first choice for adventure tours and trekking. It is known as the land of “Mt. Everest”. In Nepal we find more than 6,500 types of vegetation, 850 types of birds, different species of butterflies and many more species of herbs. The “Rhododendron” which is the national flower of Nepal makes the forest of Nepal paradise for the nature lovers. The weather and climate varies from hot summers to severe winters. Nepal has varieties of lands as it has weather and people. The land starts from 70 meters from sea level from Kanchan Kalan in Terai and passes though hilly region to the world’s highest point Mount Everest at 8,848 meters.
Every visitor can notice the different ethnic groups with their cultures and their living styles of people. The Kathmandu valley which is land of Newars (Vajrayana Buddhist) is one of the ethnic groups of Nepal. The Northern Region which is inhabited by the Sherpa (the people from the East- Tibet) also belongs to the ethnic group. The ancient groups which are inhabited in the Mountains are Gurung, Magar, Rai, Limbu, Tamang etc. The Southern part of Nepal is inhabited by the Tharu, Danuwar, Rajbanshi and so on. So, altogether we have more than 66 Ethnic groups in Nepal. The Ethnic groups of Nepal they have their own language and they speak their language too. Like Sherpa speak their own language whereas Tharu speak their own language but the official language is Nepali. People practice several religions, till now Hinduism and Buddhism have the largest population.