• Dec 5, 2022

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Nepal’s natural paradise, Himalayan scenery, high peaks, and hidden valley makes adventure activities is the main tourist product of the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal. The majority of travelers visiting Nepal join on trekking and climbing trips on mountain valleys to high Himalayan peaks thus without any doubt trekking and climbing expedition is the main tourist adventure activities that allure adventurers around the globe.

Trekking and climbing take place on remote and high lands in the Himalayas thus having proper insurance is a must while venturing into the Himalayas. More than 2000 registered trekking companies are operating currently and also many other unregistered and illegal persons and firms do offer the same services. Some of these offer a cheap/low cost for such package and somehow indirectly get the benefit.

Nepal's government recently formed a committee to investigate the misuse of rescue helicopters on adventure tours in Nepal. The initial report claimed some of the top-rated trekking companies in trip advisor and some big International company sub-contractor trekking companies also involve such scams. Some of the claims are a file on the tour departure in which trekkers complained that they were made sick by their guide and tour company so the trekkers have to take the rescue helicopter in such cash tour operator and helicopter companies work for the mutual benefice.

Trekkers and climbers need to be careful in choosing their tour company by analyzing their records and traveler reviews. Be aware of fake or paid reviews. Need to be realistic to look for the best and reasonable trip cost base of the service and facilities getting, thus too low cost means there might be an indirect way to manipulate the trip.

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