NAMASTE !     2016... A Year For Adventure!
LOWER EVEREST & EARTHQUAKE RELIEF
INSIDE THAILAND, LAOS & CAMBODIA
EVEREST SPRING
MANASLU LARKE LA PASS
KUARI PASS
DOLPO TO MUSTANG
DHARMA JOURNEYS
MARKHA VALLEY
UPPER MUSTANG
VIETNAM NORTH-SOUTH
CALL OR EMAIL TODAY....GRAB YOUR BOOTS & LET'S GO!

We Take Real People To Amazing Places!

Himalayan High Treks — Scheduled Small–Group Trips At A Glance


Welcome To Our Scheduled Trip Programs!

The links below will guide you
to detailed descriptions about each trek —
all with an overview, day–by–day itinerary,
actual trip photos and many other specifics.

Come explore some remarkable destinations.

We know where you'd like to be,
so grab your boots & sunscreen and let's go!


Start planning today
for the adventure of your lifetime!


Our 2016 trip schedule is ready for you.
Make plans for an amazing journey!




Take The Trip Of A Lifetime. Register Today!
Himalayan High Treks 2016 Small–Group Trip Schedule:

Hold Your Spotapply online or find application forms at the bottom of each trip itinerary page!
Departed & Closed Trips — are shown in grey and moved to the bottom of the schedule or to the 2017 section below. You can still see the itinerary!

Hint: 'Hover' your cursor over the activity–level rating (under the trip name) for a helpful description. You'll also find an activity rating description lower on this page.

Bhutan: Druk Path
Moderate
September 27 – October 6, 2016 from Paro, Bhutan. Trek with stunning views, beautiful lakes and spectacular rhododendron forests along an ancient trade route. Reach high mountain passes to 11,500 feet.Leader: Marin Johannsson
Land Cost: $3390 USD
In–Trip Air: $None USD*
Nepal: Upper Mustang
Moderate
October 23 – November 8, 2016 from Kathmandu. Trek past historic Buddhist villages, monuments and monasteries in the ancient kingdom of Lo. Enjoying outstanding scenery and unique Tibetan people and culture.Leader: Bhim Pakhrin
Land Cost: $2315 USD
In–Trip Air: $360 USD*
Nepal & India: Dharma Journeys
Mild
October 27 – November 16, 2016 from Kathmandu. A traditional, religious, Buddhist pilgrimage to important sites in Nepal and India. This pilgrimage journey is led by an inspiring western Buddhist teacher.Leader: Ven. Robina Courtin
Land Cost: $4600 USD
In–Trip Air: $380 USD*
Myanmar: Inside Burma
Moderate
October 30 – November 13, 2016 from from Yangon. This tour and trek travels the breadth of Myanmar including Inle Lake, Bagan, Yangon, Mandalay and beyond! Three days trekking from Kalaw to Inle Lake!Leader: Marin Johannsson
Land Cost: $3275 USD
In–Trip Air: $550 USD*
Vietnam: North to South
Mild
December 1 – 18, 2016 from Hanoi. Uncover Vietnam's natural beauty and cultural diversity with an exciting adventure tour from north to south — picturesque hills and pinnacled bays to bustling energy and green deltas.Leader: Effie Fletcher
Land Cost: $4699 USD
In–Trip Air: $260 USD*
Nepal: Lower Everest • Earthquake Relief
Moderate
March 6 – 19, 2016 from Kathmandu. Great views of Everest from 14,000 foot Pikey Peak! Visit the small native village of our Nepal staff, a school we help support and contribute your assistance to earthquake relief.Leader: Ambar "Salia" Tamang
Land Cost: $1575 USD
In–Trip Air: $140 USD*
Nepal: Manaslu Larke La Pass
Strenuous
May 1 – 19, 2016 from Kathmandu. Rugged trek along the old Tibet Salt Trade Route reaches Larke La Pass (16,850 feet) with views of stunning Mount Manaslu at 26,759 feet. Pine forests, villages and rigorous trails!Leader: Amber Tamang
Land Cost: $2780 USD
In–Trip Air: $None*
India: Kuari Pass
Moderate
May 20 – June 5, 2016 from New Delhi. Trek to 12,467 feet with incredible views and fascinating regional cultures. Views on the Kuari Pass trek are often regarded as the best in the Indian Himalayas.Leader: Marin Johannsson
Land Cost: $2790 USD
In–Trip Air: $None*
Nepal: Dolpo To Mustang Trek
Strenuous
June 3 – 30, 2016 from Kathmandu. Trek Dolpo to Mustang reaching 18,000 feet, hiking through some of Nepal's most remote Himalaya, bordering the Tibetan Plateau. Breathtaking high passes, villages and more!Leader: Ang Furi Sherpa
Land Cost: $4570 USD
In–Trip Air: $500 USD*
Indonesia: Dharma Journeys Retreat
Mild
June 24 – 28, 2016 from Yogyakarta, Indonesia. A retreat with teachings and meditation on the Eight Verses of Thought Transformation, at Lama Atisha sacred site in Borobudur, the world's largest stupa complex.Leader: Ven. Robina Courtin
Land Cost: $1200 USD
In–Trip Air: $None USD*
Ladakh: Markha Valley
Strenuous
August 15 – September 2, 2016 from New Delhi, India. A lofty Ladakh trek though India's "Little Tibet." Remote hiking reaches 16,730 feet, trekking with magnificent scenery near the border of India and Tibet.Leader: Amber Tamang
Land Cost: $2880 USD
In–Trip Air: $None USD*

* This is an estimated "In–Trip" airfare — necessary, part of the itinerary and separate from the Land Cost. Your total trek expense is the sum of both.
   Airline fares fluctuate wildly and daily! We always get the lowest In–Trip Air ticket prices possible from our "in–country" local agents.
   Airfare from your home to the starting point and back is not included!





Be An Earlybird... Plan Ahead & Prepare. Register Today!
Himalayan High Treks 2017 Small–Group Trip Schedule:

Trips will be added throughout 2016. Please check back or join our announcement list to stay informed of new 2017 trips!
Save Your Spotapply online or find application forms at the bottom of each trip itinerary page!

Hint: 'Hover' your cursor over the activity–level rating (under the trip name) for a helpful description. You'll also find an activity rating description lower on this page.

Inside Thailand, Laos & Cambodia
Mild
February 5 – 19, 2017 from Chiang Mai. Thailand's Golden Triangle, Laos' Mekong River cruise to exotic Luang Prabang and then Cambodia's ancient UNESCO site Angkor Wat — a fantastic Southeast Asian adventure!Leader: Effie Fletcher
Land Cost: $4550 USD
In–Trip Air: $260 USD*
Nepal: Everest Spring
Moderate
March 29 – April 16, 2017 from Kathmandu. An adventure among magnificent mountain scenery, visiting the trekking peaks of Gokyo Ri and Kala Pattar. During 19 exciting days you'll trek to reach nearly 18,000 feet!Leader: Ambar "Salia" Tamang
Land Cost: $2470 USD
In–Trip Air: $240 USD*

* This is an estimated "In–Trip" airfare — necessary, part of the itinerary and separate from the Land Cost. Your total trek expense is the sum of both.
   Airline fares fluctuate wildly and daily! We always get the lowest In–Trip Air ticket prices possible from our "in–country" local agents.
   Airfare from your home to the starting point and back is not included!






Shorter "Add-On" Excursions Enhance Any Big Trip Plan!

Himalayan High Treks offers excellent short add–on trips too. If you want to enhance your main HHT trip (or even if you
happen to be in Kathmandu on a business trip) consider how a short safari, rafting or adventure trip can add more to your stay.
How about a wildlife safari in Nepal or a short trek through mysterious Bhutan? We can do that! We know the sights and you know the dates...
it's easy to add to your experience!     Here are some examples to consider.

Select a trip below for a full description and suggested itinerary.
Hint: 'Hover' your cursor over the activity–level rating (under the trip name) for a helpful description..

Nepal Safari Adventure
Mild
Generally from Kathmandu. Four days and three nights of guided wildlife observing near and in Royal Chitwan National Park. Evenings at a jungle lodge. See wildlife such as the Great Horned Rhino. English–Speaking Guide
Example Land Cost: $300 USD
Example In–Trip Air: None*

India Golden Triangle Adventure
Mild
Generally from New Delhi. Four days and three nights exploring essential India with an air–conditioned car and driver. The Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri... the heart of India, plus a half–day tour in New Delhi!English–Speaking Guide
Example Land Cost: $500 USD
Example In–Trip Air: None*

Laos Heritage Adventure
Mild
Generally from Luang Prabang. Four days and three nights exploring the former capital of Laos and a UNESCO World Heritage City. Kuang Si Waterfall, Pak Ou Caves, Ban Ou and Ban Na Ouane villages and more!English–Speaking Guide
Example Land Cost: $500 USD
Example In–Trip Air: None*

* This is an estimated "In–Trip" airfare — necessary and separate from the Land Cost. Your total trek expense is the sum of both.
   Airline fares fluctuate wildly and daily! We always get the lowest prices possible from our local "in–country" agents.
   Airfare from your home to the starting point and back is not included!



Himalayan High Treks "Trip Activity–Level" Ratings:



Can you do it?       How Hard Can It Be?

Here's The Key!

Mild: Little to no camping. Accommodations are most often in comfortable guest houses or small hotels. Hiking is usually mild and can include day hikes of less than four hours in length, which may or may not be at high altitude — depending on the trip. Vehicle time can become long with some fatigue on rough roads.

Moderate: Usually involves hiking an average of four to six hours each day — with some trekking time being spent at high altitude. Accommodations consist of evenings spent at tea or guest houses and tent camping along the trail.

Strenuous: Usually involves high-altitude hiking, crossing passes and/or climbing peaks as high as 18,000 feet. Daily hiking is extensive — sometimes for as much as eight or nine hours. These trips are also longer in overall duration and are designed for experienced hikers who want to be challenged. Scheduled treks do not require technical climbing skills and include days for rest, but overall these trips are arduous and are meant for hearty hikers.

Remember the primary differences between 'trekking' and 'backpacking': On each of our Small–Group Trips, you never carry more than a day pack with your personal items. While on the trail, three daily meals and accommodation are provided — horses, yaks or porters carry the complete expedition load, as well as your own items, along the rugged mountain trails.



Highlights For All Himalayan High Treks Scheduled Small–Group Trips:

 Our scheduled trips take the guesswork out of a complicated journey to southern Asia — we know our way around! Scheduled Trips are designed from our own personal experiences to provide you with the best proven highlights, weather and trail–routes at the optimum times each year. The difficulty rating for each trip is based on the realities of high mountain trekking for those with limited high–altitude experience. We choose camping areas, guesthouses and lodges — with an eye for cleanliness, safety and price (mountain lodgings are often rustic but our choices represent the best available). An English–speaking local guide accompanies each trip to maximize your enrichment and communication throughout the journey. The crew (including their ponies or yaks) support your trip as liaisons, cooks and porters. Our detailed planning and enthusiastic staff ensure an outstanding and unique adventure filled with amazing memories! It's a fact that many travelers and trekkers return to Himalayan High Treks year after year to explore different areas and countries.

While each trip is unique, our Small–Group Scheduled Trips are all designed to give you a comprehensive experience from the time you arrive and are welcomed at the meeting point, until we bid you farewell as you return home.

    Scheduled Small–Group Trip Highlights:

  • Pre-trip consultations, comprehensive program information and resources to ensure you get the most from your trip.
  • A qualified trip leader, experienced and knowledgeable in the natural history and culture of the area you travel.
    Each leader is trained and certified in first aid and emergency procedures who is responsible for each group and their safety.
  • A local guide (born and living where you travel) who is an expert in regional traditions, communities and current conditions — also manages the trip's staff.
  • Safe ground transportation and driver are provided throughout tours and for traveling long distances by road to/from the trailheads for treks.
  • Trip costs are based on double occupancy accommodations. Single accommodations (subject to availability) can be available with a supplement. See each trip page for more.
  • A support crew of Sherpas, Porters, Cooks, Horsemen and Packers accompany you on the trail.
    Yaks, horses or porters carry everything while on trek — you only carry a day pack with your personal essentials!
  • Group camp equipment is provided: tents, tables, stoves, latrine, kitchen and trip supplies needed for the rigors of each program.
  • Three daily meals are offered while on trek. All provided meals for every trip are specified in each daily trip itinerary description.

Of course you have questions... Please contact us today and learn more!
We quickly respond to any questions while you research your trip and after you return home too.

People choose to travel with us because of the individual attention we quickly provide before you go, during your trip and after.
We want you to have the trip of your lifetime — that you'll long remember and share with your family and friends!