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About Us

Swiss Family Treks & Expedition GmbH in Partnership with Swiss Himalayan Family Treks & Expedition (P) Ltd 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 15 years in Pharping, 40 minutes outside of Kathmandu. We speak German, 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 family 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.

With a goal to bring in travellers from all over for a bit of carefree and sometimes exhilarating fun, the company runs on the basis of creating joy and working ethically. Some of our ethical practices are reflected in how we treat our staff, providing them with care, training, and insurance. As for the environment, our efforts include using eco-friendly products, producing minimal waste in our travels along with being accountable for others actions with the crew bringing back garbage when they are on site. 

A company that takes responsibility for its travellers, staff, and environment we have garnered trust and affections from many. Always ready for any adventure, we have carried out some monumental experiences, catering to well over 500 families in their travel experience. Our inclusive ways in doing business entail not alienating any age groups for the travel experience, which is why our expertise lies in bringing in suitable guides that are specially trained in handling families with children, because everyone deserves to have fun. That being said, alongside with having family-friendly service the company also provides quality service to adult groups and individual trekkers as they tackle some of the monumental peaks.  Not hasty in the way we carry out business, you can be assured that we have all that you need as you travel; all our guides are born and raised in the areas they take you, giving you an authentic and knowledgeable service. Additionally, they are trained in first aid and always armed with any necessities you may require in your exploration. 

With an aim to be a leading provider of the different tourist activities in Nepal, our actions are constantly gearing towards this, we understand that to be providing you not only provide the best of services but also need to take responsibility for the entire industry of tourism, which we do by working ethically every step of the way whilst providing 100 percent unique quality service to our clients.