TREKT Himalaya - Mission Treks in Nepal
PA Nepal volunteer medical help

Trekt and Hardcore Nepal team up with Kathmandu Charities

For our 2013 season TREKT Himalaya is proud to sponsor two new Nepal charities.   Part of proceeds from each trek will go to the Dalit Welfare Organization, or Prison Assistance Nepal. Trekt Himalaya has chosen these two organizations for their leadership and real help in the...

Hiker Alert App May Be Good for Nepal Treks

New Hiker Alert Helps Trekkers Keep in Touch There’s a new app on the market that you might want to check out if you’re planning a trek in Nepal.  Hiker Alert is a web application that provides web based check-ins and emergency alerts; and acts as a sort of cyber ranger station...

New Trekking Routes in Nepal – Spoiling Nepal?

New Nepal Eco-Treks Announced by TAAN – Should some of Nepal be left “untouched?” Any trekking enthusiast who has been to Nepal a couple times will know that the new trekking areas being promoted by TAAN are not exactly new.  But until now they have not been...

New Trekking Rule in Nepal – No Solo Treks or not?

We have seen a big response to our last blog post about the new trekking rule in Nepal that states trekkers must now be escorted by at least a guide or a porter who is registered.    The new trekking rule was issued by TAAN  (Trekking Agents Association of Nepal), but it is...

Volunteer in Nepal Best Questions to Ask

Volunteering in Nepal can go one of two ways.  Either you will totally love it and will be ready to come back before you get home, or you will be disappointed and feel that you basically paid a lot of money to stay at someone’s home, eat mediocre food and make little impact on...

Never Trek Alone – New Rule for Nepal Trekking

Note from TREKT Founder Sandra BK: I feel a personal victory with the announcement of the Nepal governments decision to not allow solo trekking in Nepal.  I have been on a “never trek alone” crusade since the disappearance of American Aubrey Sacco in 2010.  Our team...

When is best time to travel to Nepal?

The best time to travel in Nepal is up to you… that’s the true answer!  But I get this question a lot and so I thought I would share some insights into the seasons of the year and why you may choose one over the other.   Guidebooks like the Lonely Planet Nepal (which...

TREKT & Mtn Fund Nepal Announce Volunteer Medical Trek

TREKT Himalaya of Florida teams up with the Mountain Fund in New Mexico to offer Volunteer Nepal Medical Trek  ST. CLOUD, Fla. (July 9, 2012) — Nepalese-American tour operator, TREKT Himalaya, LLC., with offices in Saint Cloud  and Kathmandu, Nepal has teamed up with the...
Nepal Volunteers - Learn to Eat Daal Bhat with Hands

Food in Nepal – It’s polite to eat with your hands!

Remember your mother saying, “get your fingers off that food!” Or something similar? Most westerners grow up being told NOT to eat with their hands, but when you travel to Nepal, get ready for some finger-licking Nepali Thali! It’s actually polite to eat with...
Nepal Travel - Local Women

Volunteer in Nepal with Medical Trek

There’s been a lot of buzz about our medical trek, and here at TREKT Himalaya we are finally ready to present the new itinerary. Apologies to all of those who were waiting. We have teamed up with the Mountain Fund, a fantastic Nepal volunteer organization, to find new areas...