“The staff from Himalayan Footsteps & the Ganesh Himal Hotel in Kathmandu gave us a traditional Nepali welcome! #Honoured” says the tweet from the official SMESU Scout Twitter account.
Parliamentary well wisher Stephen Lloyd MP of the UK Parliament read our press release in the news and writes to our Managing Director to offer his support for our trip to Nepal with 52 Scottish Explorer Scouts, he goes on … Continue reading
Fifty Scottish Explorer Scouts are gearing up for the volunteering trip of a lifetime to Nepal by getting to grips with some of the local customs – including forgetting everything they knew about traditional British table manners. The intrepid Edinburgh troupe from … Continue reading
We’ve worked closely with the leadership team for over a year and struck up a remarkable friendship, this weekend was the first time meeting the scouts of SMESU, young people aged 14-18, and we were looking very much forward to our Nepal Expedition … Continue reading
Due to the success of our business online we will be making a few changes, but nothing that should effect you or your relationship with us.
We are pleased that Himalayan Footsteps are featured in the January issue of Britain’s biggest seller Classic Bike magazine. Pick up your copy soon for a chance to enter a competition to win a Himalayan holiday on a Royal Enfield or VISIT www.greatcompetitions.co.uk/classicbike.
In January big news were reported that Prince Harry was planning to join the charity Walking With the Wounded to Mount Everest, after trekking to the North Pole with them last year. Today, the Telegraph reports that the Prince was … Continue reading
His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama will pay a visit to Scotland this year. At the End of June, he will tour three Scottish cities: Edinburgh, Dundee and Inverness. His visit starts in Edinburgh, where he will arrive in the … Continue reading
Our brand new brochures are ready to view online and download! We’ve not only got one, but two brochures packed with our best tours in the Himalayas: Click here to view our Sightseeing brochure, which is packed with the most … Continue reading
Himalayan Footsteps wishes to inform our customers that we no longer provide a flight only booking service, however we are continuing to book flights for customers who purchase tours. A new and exciting page will be replacing the flights page on the … Continue reading
We have put together an article about the best beginners’ treks in the Himalayas and you can read it now in the Climber Magazine. Even if you’ve never been trekking – fear not, these treks are easy to walk and … Continue reading
In November we want to take you to Nepal on a journey in pictures. Meet the people of Nepal – as diverse and colourful as their country. Nepal has a population of around 29,000 and more than 100 different casts … Continue reading
Our second open evening was a great success. On Tuesday Dr Mark Watson from the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh came to talk about Botany in Nepal.
Another of our expert guides made it into one of Britain’s top magazines: Climb Magazine published our “Doctor High”, a guide to altitude sickness. Is altitude sickness something that keeps you from going to higher altitudes? You can avoid it … Continue reading
Perhaps some more people stumbled into the film crew of a colourful Bollywood film in Edinburgh in 2010 and since then wondered what had happened to the film, like I did. The film is the long-awaited directorial debut of veteran … Continue reading
The Nepal Scotland Association is bringing Nepal‘s most important festival to Edinburgh: On 11 October from 4.30 – 11.30 you can join them for their Dashain party in the Masonic Hall in Leith. Tickets are available at the door for … Continue reading
On a website Olly stumbled across photography that stunned our entire office – and we’d like to share it with you! Anton Jankovoy is professional travel-photographer, shooting in such genres as travel, landscape and portrait photography. On a holiday to … Continue reading
For the 9th time already the Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival will be held from 6 -9 October. Main venue is the George Square Lecture Theatre of Edinburgh University, some events will happen at the International Climbing Arena in Ratho. Tickets … Continue reading
We are in the Scotsman Magazine: Read here what to do in 48 hours in Kathmandu! Keen on experiencing them yourself? Let us know!