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Responsible Travellers

 

 

 

Tourism is a rapidly growing but very fragile industry..It has its own impact on the destinations - its people, animals and landscapes. 

 

 

 

  • Culture becomes a commodity, for the sake of tourist attraction.
  • A Destination becomes standardized, according to the tourist demands.
  • Natural Landscape is modified, to attract tourists.
  • Economic Inequality is felt, as tourist comes from higher economic background offcourse!!
  • Litters all around, as tourists all around.
  • Loss of authentication, as things are staged to attract tourists.
  • Loss of farming land, as place is required for a new resort.
  • Things are expensive for the locals, as tourists will anyway buy it.


.. an the list goes on. If this continues, then we will have nothing to show to our next generation !! Tourism is a very large industry, but it has to be sustained.



A solution to Sustainable Tourism is Responsible Travelling

 

 

 

 

Conservation of the local flora and fauna

We venture into the outdoors in the Himalayas. We see lots of birds and animals. However, we follow strictly not to disturb their natural habitat, and not cause any harm to them. 

 

 

Contribute to the well being of locals

We hire resources locally. All our staff requirement are consumed from the locality. We also purchase local organic rations and include in our meals as much as possible. Apart from answering the economic problems, we also respect the local culture and take care in NOT turning it into a commodity. 

 

 

Education and Awareness  

We try increasing awareness and promoting education as much as we can to the local community, as we believe it only awareness and education which solves the root cause of the problems.

 

 

 

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    Treks On Offer
    Nandi Kund - Ghiya Vinayak Pass Trek
    Nandi Kund - Ghiya Vinayak Pass Trek
    On Offer: INR 16,000 | USD 242 Only *
    • Duration: 9 Days, Rishikesh to Rishikesh
    • Highest Altitude: 5250m
    • Grade: Strenuous ( learn more )
    • Best Time: May End - June, Sep - Early October
    • Terrain: forest, bushes, alpine meadows, rocky, snow field
    • Starts At: Ransi
    • Ends At: Ransi
    • Region: India - Uttrakhand
    • Country: India
    • Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehraoon, Uttrakhand
    • Nearest Rail Head: Rishikesh, Uttrakhand
    Treks On Offer
    Kedarkantha Trek
    Kedarkantha Trek
    On Offer: INR 6,950 | USD 105 Only *
    • Duration: 6 days/ 5 nights, Sankri to Sankri
    • Highest Altitude: 3800m
    • Grade: Easy ( learn more )
    • Best Time: Dec, Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr
    • Terrain: Meadows, forest , snow
    • Starts At: Sankri
    • Ends At: Sankri
    • Region: India - Uttrakhand
    • Country: India
    • Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehraoon, Uttrakhand
    • Nearest Rail Head: Dehraoon, Uttrakhand
    Treks On Offer
    Everest Gokyo Three Passes Trek
    Everest Gokyo Three Passes Trek
    On Offer: INR 86,000 | USD 1,303 Only *
    • Duration: 18 days/ 18 nights, Kathmandu to Kathmandu.
    • Highest Altitude: 5554m
    • Grade: Challenging ( learn more )
    • Best Time: Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov
    • Terrain: Rhododendron forest, forest, rocky, meadows, icy
    • Starts At: Lukla
    • Ends At: Lukla
    • Region: Nepal - Everest
    • Country: Nepal
    • Nearest Airport: Tenzing–Hillary Airport, Lukla, Solukhumbhu
    • Nearest Rail Head: Jayanagar or Gorakhpur, Bihar
    Treks On Offer
    Bali Pass Trek
    Bali Pass Trek
    On Offer: INR 17,500 | USD 265 Only *
    • Duration: 8 days/ 7 nights Dehraoon to Dehraoon
    • Highest Altitude: 4850m
    • Grade: Strenuous ( learn more )
    • Best Time: May, Jun, Sep, Oct
    • Terrain: Meadows, forest , snow field, rocky
    • Starts At: Sankri
    • Ends At: Sankri
    • Region: India - Uttrakhand
    • Country: India
    • Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehraoon, Uttrakhand
    • Nearest Rail Head: Dehraoon, Uttrakhand
    Treks On Offer
    Ronti Saddle - Roopkund - Homkund Trek
    Ronti Saddle - Roopkund - Homkund Trek
    On Offer: INR 26,500 | USD 402 Only *
    • Duration: 12 days/ 12 nights, Kathgodam to Rishikesh
    • Highest Altitude: 5300m
    • Grade: Strenuous ( learn more )
    • Best Time: May June, Sep Oct
    • Terrain: Meadows, forest , snow field, glacier, boulders
    • Starts At: Lohajung
    • Ends At: Lohajung
    • Region: India - Uttrakhand
    • Country: India
    • Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehraoon, Uttrakhand
    • Nearest Rail Head: Kathgodam, Uttrakhand
    Treks On Offer
    Everest Gokyo Circuit Trek
    Everest Gokyo Circuit Trek
    On Offer: INR 86,000 | USD 1,303 Only *
    • Duration: 18 days/ 18 nights, Kathmandu to Kathmandu.
    • Highest Altitude: 5554m
    • Grade: Strenuous ( learn more )
    • Best Time: Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov
    • Terrain: Rhododendron forest, forest, rocky, meadows, icy
    • Starts At: Lukla
    • Ends At: Lukla
    • Region: Nepal - Everest
    • Country: Nepal
    • Nearest Airport: Tenzing–Hillary Airport, Lukla, Solukhumbhu
    • Nearest Rail Head: Jayanagar or Gorakhpur, Bihar
    Treks On Offer
    Everest Base Camp Trek
    Everest Base Camp Trek
    On Offer: INR 75,000 | USD 1,136 Only *
    • Duration: 14 days/ 14 nights, Kathmandu to Kathmandu
    • Highest Altitude: 5554m
    • Grade: Strenuous ( learn more )
    • Best Time: Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov
    • Terrain: Rhododendron forest, forest, rocky, meadows, icy
    • Starts At: Lukla
    • Ends At: Lukla
    • Region: Nepal - Everest
    • Country: Nepal
    • Nearest Airport: Tenzing–Hillary Airport, Lukla, Solukhumbhu
    • Nearest Rail Head: Jayanagar or Gorakhpur, Bihar
    Treks On Offer
    Chadar - The Frozen River Trek
    Chadar - The Frozen River Trek
    On Offer: INR 46,600 | USD 706 Only *
    • Duration: 9 days/ 9 nights, Leh to Leh
    • Highest Altitude: 3500m
    • Grade: Challenging ( learn more )
    • Best Time: Jan, Feb
    • Terrain: Icy, rocky, snow
    • Starts At: Leh
    • Ends At: Leh
    • Region: India - Ladakh
    • Country: India
    • Nearest Airport: Leh, Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport ( IXL)
    • Nearest Rail Head: Katra, (KEA), Jammu Tawi ( JAT)
    Treks On Offer
    Har Ki Dun Trek
    Har Ki Dun Trek
    On Offer: INR 9,300 | USD 141 Only *
    • Duration: 8 days/ 7 nights, Dehradoon to Dehradoon
    • Highest Altitude: 3600m
    • Grade: Moderate ( learn more )
    • Best Time: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
    • Terrain: Meadows, forest , snow
    • Starts At: Sankri
    • Ends At: Sankri
    • Region: India - Uttrakhand
    • Country: India
    • Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehraoon, Uttrakhand
    • Nearest Rail Head: Dehraoon, Uttrakhand
    Treks On Offer
    Stok Kangri Summit Trek
    Stok Kangri Summit Trek
    On Offer: INR 21,500 | USD 326 Only *
    • Duration: 8 days/ 8 nights, Leh to Leh
    • Highest Altitude: 6153m
    • Grade: Challenging ( learn more )
    • Best Time: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
    • Terrain: Meadows, rocky, snow field, glacier
    • Starts At: Leh
    • Ends At: Leh
    • Region: India - Ladakh
    • Country: India
    • Nearest Airport: Leh, Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport ( IXL)
    • Nearest Rail Head: Katra, (KEA), Jammu Tawi ( JAT)
    Treks On Offer
    Kang Yatse 2 Summit With Markha Valley Trek
    Kang Yatse 2 Summit With Markha Valley Trek
    On Offer: INR 34,000 | USD 515 Only *
    • Duration: 10 days/ 10 nights, Leh to Leh
    • Highest Altitude: 6200m
    • Grade: Challenging ( learn more )
    • Best Time: Jul - Oct
    • Terrain: Meadows, rocky, snow field
    • Starts At: Leh
    • Ends At: Leh
    • Region: India - Ladakh
    • Country: India
    • Nearest Airport: Leh, Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport ( IXL)
    • Nearest Rail Head: Katra, (KEA), Jammu Tawi ( JAT)
    Treks On Offer
    Borasu Pass Trek
    Borasu Pass Trek
    On Offer: INR 27,500 | USD 417 Only *
    • Duration: 11 Days, Dehradoon to Shimla
    • Highest Altitude: 5450m
    • Grade: Strenuous ( learn more )
    • Best Time: Mid May, June, Sep, Mid Oct
    • Terrain: meadows, moraine, scree, glacier
    • Starts At: Sankri
    • Ends At: Sankri
    • Region: India - Uttrakhand
    • Country: India
    • Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehraoon, Uttrakhand
    • Nearest Rail Head: Dehraoon, Uttrakhand
    Treks On Offer
    Buran Ghati - Barua Pass Trek
    Buran Ghati - Barua Pass Trek
    On Offer: INR 15,400 | USD 233 Only *
    • Duration: 7 Days, Shimla to Shimla
    • Highest Altitude: 4550m
    • Grade: Moderate + ( learn more )
    • Best Time: May June Sep Oct
    • Terrain: Meadows, Snow, Forest
    • Starts At: Janglik
    • Ends At: Janglik
    • Region: India - Himachal
    • Country: India
    • Nearest Airport: Jubbarhatti Airport, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
    • Nearest Rail Head: Kalka, Himachal Pradesh
    Treks On Offer
    Climb Kang Yatse 1 Peak
    Climb Kang Yatse 1 Peak
    On Offer: INR 73,000 | USD 1,106 Only *
    • Duration: 12 Days, Leh to Leh
    • Highest Altitude: 6400m
    • Grade: Challenging + ( learn more )
    • Best Time: Jul, Aug, Sep
    • Terrain: Meadows, rocky, scree, hard ice, soft snow, broken ridge
    • Starts At: Leh
    • Ends At: Leh
    • Region: India - Ladakh
    • Country: India
    • Nearest Airport: Leh, Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport ( IXL)
    • Nearest Rail Head: Katra, (KEA), Jammu Tawi ( JAT)
    Treks On Offer
    Mentok Kangri Summit
    Mentok Kangri Summit
    On Offer: INR 32,500 | USD 492 Only *
    • Duration: 11 Days, Leh to Leh
    • Highest Altitude: 6230m
    • Grade: Challenging + ( learn more )
    • Best Time: June, July, August, September, October
    • Terrain: Alpine, Meadows, Rocky, Snowy, Scree
    • Starts At: Leh
    • Ends At: Leh
    • Region: India - Ladakh
    • Country: India
    • Nearest Airport: Leh, Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport ( IXL)
    • Nearest Rail Head: Katra, (KEA), Jammu Tawi ( JAT)
    Treks On Offer
    Kang Yatse 1 and 2 - Trek and Climb above 6400 meters in Ladakh
    Kang Yatse 1 and 2 - Trek and Climb above 6400 meters in Ladakh
    On Offer: INR 79,000 | USD 1,197 Only *
    • Duration: 13 Days, Leh to Leh
    • Highest Altitude: 6401m
    • Grade: Challenging + ( learn more )
    • Best Time: June, July, Aug, Sep, Oct
    • Terrain: Meadows, rocky, scree, hard ice, soft snow, broken ridge
    • Starts At: Leh
    • Ends At: Leh
    • Region: India - Ladakh
    • Country: India
    • Nearest Airport: Leh, Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport ( IXL)
    • Nearest Rail Head: Katra, (KEA), Jammu Tawi ( JAT)
View User Profile for Suman A Loyal Himalayan Lover, Trekker, Mountaineer, Photographer and Researcher. A Computer Science Engineer by education and Ex. Software Developer for the IT companies. He has learnt from mistakes and not from books - His Own, his friends, whom he met and lots of other trekker friends whom he lead for treks deep and high in the Himalayas. Having born and grown up in the lap of the Himalayas, playing with different elements of the Himalayas, its undoubtedly his best friend. Having said that, he is very biased, protective and caring of the Himalayas. Few of his friends say he is strict, in following rules and safety practices on a Himalayan trek. That's very true. It has come from the practical teachings by the Mighty Himalayas and he takes no chances, specially when he is leading a group.

He is the founder of Himalayan High and with it, his intentions are much bigger, wider and future thought, as a step to preach responsible trekking and make trekking sustainable, pass on this beautiful sport to the next generations. Learn more about Himalayan High on About Himalayan High

Posted by Suman Chowdhury Sunday, March 20, 2016 5:01:00 AM
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