Swiss Family Treks & Expedition GmbH in Partnership with Swiss Himalayan Family Trek. with cultural Tours is a friendship enterprise of Nepalese and Swiss. We are nepalwide active, with the headquarter based in Pharping, Kathmandu. The Director is Stephan Kocher a mountaineer who has climbed many mountains in Switzerland. He lives with his 4 daughters since 14 years in Pharping 40 minutes outside of Kathmandu.
We speak German, Nepalese, English, French, Nepali, Tibetan and Italian...
The Basis of this company is to bring to travellers and mountaineers the beauty of this country closer through tourism, which is ecologically and ethnologically clean. This means trying not to produce pollution and always bringing back our garbage and to bring economic means to the country through paying good salaries, insurance in case of accidents to all the staff if climbing guide or porter. Also we pay proper taxes to the goverment of Nepal which is of absolute importance for every country in the world.
We can proudly say that all this aims, we were able to integrate into our company over the last years.
Our agency is specialized for treks and all kinds of sightseeing with familiy and people, who want to enjoy a holiday and see a lot more from this country. If you travel with your family, you can be sure, to be welcomed even warmer. It is the friendliness of the people here, which will make your trip complete. This may be one of the main factors to travel to asia for a family holiday. We will make sure to organise your stay in a way, that you get the most out of the country and culture. 9 years experience traveling with kids here in nepal, india and tibet have showed, it is the perfect destination for a wonderful trek, combined with cultural/handicraft sightseeing and a lot more. For certain destinations we offer horses for the kids, or they will simply be carried.
We will provide you always a local guide, which will help you to explore and explain the country and culture. And be assured, there is a lot to explore and see! Whilst the local peoples natural friendliness here will undoubtedly impress you and in addition you get all these fascinating, almost magical landscapes.
Quality & ValueOur services are intended to offer quality and value for money, together with a rich, varied and a rewarding experience. We have built our reputation as the best service provider. Our prices of all the tours are highly competitive and unmatched with any other local tour operators.
AccommodationsAt most of the places where we organize cultural tours & teahouse treks we provide the best available accommodations. While on teahouse trek we provide lodges with hot and cold running water and flush toilets, unique features in the mountains. Each lodge is superbly equipped and the trained chefs serve an array of regional specialities.
TransportationOur transportation department provide A/c & non-A/c large Mini Coaches, cars to cater to Groups and Individual requirements. The chauffeurs and accompanying guides are polite, well behaved, highly experienced and trained. They are well versed with the local areas and can communicate in English.
Responsible TourismOur holidays aim to maximise benefit to traveler, the local people and their culture, and the environment in general by:
- Minimising negative environmental, social and cultural impacts
- Providing more enjoyable experiences for you through meaningful connections with local people and a greater understanding of local, cultural and environmental issues
- Generating greater economic benefits for local people and enhancing the well being of host communities
- Making positive contributions to the conservation of natural and cultural heritage and to the maintenance of their diversity
There will be a cancellation fee of 25% for any cancellation three weeks prior to Tour departure date, 50% two weeks prior to Tour departure date and no refund thereafter. No refund for no shows & delay arrivals whatsoever reason.