ECOLOGICALLY SUSTAINABLE, SMALL GROUP, LOW IMPACT TREKKING COMPANY IN INDIA
We Only Organize Lesser Done, Uncrowded, Customizable & Personalized, Small Group Private Trekking Tours In The Himalayas

Our Cancellation and Refund Policy

Our Trips

Our trips are available in 2 different modes -

  1. Fixed Departures - A scheduled trip with a fixed itinerary, date range, terms of service, and a mixed group of participants with similar interests.
  2. Custom Personalized Private Groups - A personalized mode of travel with just your group members, your designed itinerary, and terms of services.

 

 


 

Trip Cancellation

We will issue you refunds on cancellation of a booked trip following the below stated rules of cancellation, but after deducting the financial expenditures we already made towards the planning and business loss faced due to the cancellation.

 

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Rules Of Cancellation:

 

For Treks in India, Nepal, and Bhutan ( below 4000 Meters)

If cancellation is done:

  1. Up to 20 days or more before the trek start date  - Full Refund of the total paid amount
  2. Between 20 days to 0 days before the trek start date - No refund. Free rescheduling or transfer of slots is allowed as specified below.
  3. Transfer Of Slot to a Different Batch/ Trek: No Loss Of Money, valid up to 1 year from the Invoice date. It can be availed up to 15 days before Trek Start Date by sending an email.
  4. Transfer of Slot to Friend/ Family For Same Batch: No Loss Of Money, valid up to 1 year from Invoice date. It can be availed up to 5 days before Trek Start Date by sending an email.
  5. Validity: This rule is only applicable for treks below 4000 meters and not graded as Challenging or Challenging+

 

 


 

For Treks in India, Nepal, and Bhutan ( above 4000 Meters, Below 6000 meters)

If cancellation is done:

  1. Up to 30 days or more before the trek start date  - Full Refund of the total paid amount
  2. Between 30 days to 20 days before the trek start date - a 50% refund of the invoiced amount. 50% of the invoice amount will be charged as a cancellation penalty.
  3. Between 20 days to 0 days before the trek start date - No refund. Free rescheduling or transfer of slots is allowed as specified below.
  4. Transfer Of Slot to a Different Batch/ Trek: No Loss Of Money, valid up to 1 year from the Invoice date. It can be availed up to 20 days before Trek Start Date by sending an email.
  5. Transfer of Slot to Friend/ Family For Same Batch: No Loss Of Money, valid up to 1 year from Invoice date. It can be availed up to 7 days before Trek Start Date by sending an email.
  6. Validity: This rule is only applicable for treks between 4000 to 6000 meters of any grade

 

 


 

For Technical Peak Climbing Expedition in India and Nepal

If cancellation is done:

  1. Up to 90 days or more before the start date - 100% Refund of the total invoiced amount
  2. 89 days to 46 days before the start date - 60% refund of the total invoiced amount. 40% of the invoice amount will be charged as the cancellation penalty.
  3. 45 days or less before the start date - No Refund of the total invoiced amount. However, transfer of batch and rescheduling is allowed as specified below.
  4. Transfer Of Slot to a Different Batch/ Trek: No Loss Of Money, valid up to 1 year from the Invoice date. It can be availed up to 30 days before Trek Start Date by sending an email.
  5. Transfer of Slot to Friend/ Family For Same Batch: No Loss Of Money, valid up to 1 year from Invoice date. It can be availed up to 20 days before Trek Start Date by sending an email.
  6. Validity: This rule is applicable for both trekking and technical peaks above 6000 meters, categorized as a climbing expedition and graded as Challenging or Challenging+

 

 


 

Please note the following with regard to the cancellation policy.

  1. The cancellation request is only stated as valid upon a formal email communication sent by you to Himalayan High.
  2. You may send a cancellation request as a reply over the Booking Confirmation Email that you must have received from us at the time of booking the trek.
  3. Cancellation requests sent over Whatsapp or phone will not be valid.
  4. The date of this cancellation email will only be considered as the time of cancellation to calculate the refund.
  5. The refund process might take 3 - 7 working days.
  6. Please email us your Bank Account Details along with the cancellation email.
  7. Only the amount received in our bank will be refunded, not the bank transfer charges or convenience fees if any.
  8. Online booking using PayUMoney, PayPal, etc levies convenience charges ranging between 2 - 3 % of the transferred amount which will not be refunded in case of cancellation.
  9. Direct Bank Transfer through NEFT/IMPS/ UPI or International Wire Transfer, Payment through Transferwise, Western Union, etc. does not have this problem and the full amount received will be refunded.
  10. Direct Cash Deposit in our bank is chargeable by the bank amounting from Rs. 25 - 50. Refund will be made after deducting the Bank Service Charge in such cases.
  11. For partial cancellation, any group discount given at the time of booking will be re-adjusted as per the actual group size after the partial cancellation.

 

 


 

Refund of Money

After confirming your cancellation, we will initiate a refund of the applicable amount to you based on our cancellation rules. In some cases, we may ask you for the Bank Account Number to refund the amount to. The actual reflection of the amount might take 3 - 7 banking days.

 

What We Do
  • Arrange Customized and Private Trekking Expeditions With Full-board Services from nearest city assisted by a Trained, Certified, and Experienced Leader
  • Organize Full-board Private Mountaineering Expeditions Above 6000 Meters, Including Arrangement of Personal Climbing Equipment with Trained, Certified, and Experienced Leaders
  • Provide Trekking and Mountaineering Equipment On Rent From Trek Bases
  • Provide Trustworthy, Experienced, and Skilled Local Resources on Hire From Trek Bases
  • Provide Cosy Homestays To Stay In Trek Bases
  • Provide Free Expert Consultancy For Your Upcoming Treks

 

all by following Sustainable Eco-Tourism Principles Causing Minimal Impact On The Environment in the Himalayas of India, Nepal, and Bhutan only!

Why Choose Us

What We NEVER Do
  • Take huge groups to the serene mountains
  • Disturb the silence of our favorite Himalayan Jungles with inappropriate mountain manners
  • Outsource our services to other third party agencies
  • Not provide experienced, trained, and capable trek leaders
  • Not engage locals of the land for working with us, to save cost
  • Not buy from locals but from cities in bulk instead, to save cost
  • Not pay our local resources well for their hard and life-risking work, instead, negotiate hard on their wage to save some more cost
  • Set up Fixed Camps in the Himalayan Forest for long periods, to save cost and bring more people every day, damaging ecology in the process
  • Disrespect local traditions, style, cuisines and humility
  • Not trek ourselves but manage the trek from a corporate office in the cities
  • Arrange parties, play loud music, make campfires, etc. in the mountains to please our clients
  • Litter Around and practice improper waste management
  • Not Serve local cuisines and cook using organic local produce of the villages, instead serve packaged food to save cost, time, and effort
  • Not filter but allow everyone instead to join our group

 

this means, with us you get to experience the Himalayas in her full rawness and glory; Be Safe; Not take back the guilt of hampering nature in the process of trekking; Make new good friends from the mountains, Relish local cuisines, traditions, and other ways of living, and a lot more experiences which have the potential to truly change your life and outlook.

With us, the mountains feel like the way it is and not like any other tourist destination or the same cities that you live in.

RESPONSIBLE TRAVELS
  • Conservation of the local flora and fauna
  • Contribute to the well being of locals
  • Education and Awareness

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Impact Of Trekking On The Environment

Leave No Trace - Camp Eco Friendly - Camping Etiquettes

Making A Low Impact Camp Fire In Your Himalayan Treks

For The Community
  • We have our trek and other information well detailed and shared publicly on the internet to be used by all. Perhaps it's one of the most detailed websites for Himalayan Treks. Not long, but detailed enough for your research.
  • We run a project name Detail The Himalayas with a sheer intent to provide correct information free and usable to all. We seek the help of the community itself to grow it further.
  • We provide free consultation on the treks we know better and with our experience to help a trekker trek.  
  • We support everyone - from individual seeking simple answers for their trek, to DIY treks, to renting of equipment, to renting of homestays, to arranging a full board service. Everything a trekker would require to plan his journey in the Himalayas

Join our Community to Detail The Himalayas and help us help All !!

GIVING IT BACK TO THE HIMALAYAS
  • We are intended to organize cleaning expeditions to the Himalayas in association with NGOs and other similar societies at least once a year to full strength.
  • We run treks following ecotourism principles and focus on local wellbeing and development

Do you have a suggestion or developmental work for us? Let us know and we might get into it with our full heart.

Our Minimum Guaranteed Promises And Unique Value Proposition

Commitment Towards Exceeding Expectations, Satisfied Customers and Happy Ecology

  • Objective Oriented - Safety First

    With an unwavering focus on the objectives of the trek, we plan the best for summit success while always prioritizing safety, and have a proven track record of keeping our this promise intact right from inception till date

  • Intimate & Immersive Journeys

    Committed to organizing lesser-done, un-crowded, less than 10 members trekking groups, ensuring an intimate and immersive trekking experience. Personalized plan make our treks dynamic, flexible, and successful

  • Professionals On The Job

    Our highly trained leaders are sons of the land and are professionals at their job. They possess extensive Himalayan experience and expertise, prioritizing trail safety and adeptly managing diverse trekking scenarios

  • Expert High Altitude Care

    Our high altitude expertise ensure impeccable medical safety, resulting in zero injuries or fatalities in our expedition history right from inception, reflecting our knowledge & commitment to a set protocols, alertness, and mountain discipline.

  • Superior Sleep Comfort

    We arrange a cozy camping experience with double foam waterproof mattresses, down sleeping bag inners, sub-zero outer sleeping bags, air pillows, and double-layered all-weather tents for superior insulation and comfort during your trek

  • Eco-friendly Hygienic Toilets

    We prioritize eco-friendly, hygienic camp toilets, minimizing environmental impact and prioritizing trekker comfort and well-being. Our human waste management in the Himalayas ensures a leave-no-trace approach strengthening sustainibility

  • Tailored & Flexible Arrangements

    Our team is dedicated to meeting your unique and demanding requirements, offering flexibility, customization, and personalization throughout the journey ensuring creation of lifelong memories and friendly bond

  • Hygienic Dining & High Altitude Menu

    Enjoy a cozy dining experience in our mess tent, furnished with camping tables, stools, solar lanterns and buffet meals perfectly suited for high altitudes. Indulge in a variety of local delicacies and comforting meals that are easily digestible, fulfilling, and energizing

  • Unmedicated Natural Acclimatization

    We focus only on natural acclimatization for success on the mountains and our belief in our bodily capacities has given us tremendous success. Disregarding means of chemical acclimatization with use of diamox and other shortcut medicines, we rather take pride in achieving success in the purest form

  • Safe Water - Safe Trek

    We take enough caution to prioritize your health by serving natural stream water that is filtered, boiled, and treated with water purifiers before it is provided to you. We also suggest our clients take double precautions at their end too, answering our diverse sensitivity to the water

  • Best Guide-to-Trekker Ratio 1:2

    We provide the industry's best guide-to-trekker ratio of 1:2 for all semi-technical and technical climbs, ensuring personalized attention and support throughout your journey. This results in exceptional trial support and response to emergencies or crisis situations

  • Emmergency & Rescue Planning

    We take a lot of care for managing emergencies and evacuation on the trek and take all required steps firstly to prevent, and then to respond to it on uneventful situations. Small things like taking extra resources, monitoring daily health, etc are a part of it.

  • Leave No Trace Policy

    We implement a comprehensive waste management process from procurement to disposal. Our commitment extends beyond social media posts, ensuring proper waste disposal without leaving a trace. It starts from what we buy, to what we carry on the trek to what we bring back.

  • Low Impact on Ecology

    Our commitment to smaller group sizes, eco-friendly methodologies, waste management practices, zero tolerance for fixed camps, and utilizing natural resources in the required quantity minimize our impact on the ecology, allowing for sustainable and responsible treks.

  • Boosting Microeconomy

    As part of our commitment to supporting local communities, we hire local resources and make all non-equipment and trek leader-related purchases locally. By doing so, we contribute to the growth of the microeconomy in the regions we operate. We wish to do more of it in the future.

Chasing Dreams And Creating Ecstatic Memories

For 10+ years

                                       

Recognition And Certifications

adventure Tour operator association of india recognition incredible india recognition indian mountaineering foundation recognition wesdt bengal tourism development recognition


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Ecologically Sustainable and Low Impact Trekking Company in India
We Only Organize Lesser Done, Uncrowded, Customizable & Personalized, Small Group Private Trekking Tours In The Himalayas



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