“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.
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
On Thursday was the day we had all been so excited about – our first open evening.
National Geographic publish on their website a definition of responsible travel, as it came out of the Cape Town Conference in 2002. We already implemented the guidelines coming from this conference in our Ethical Policy. Here we have a short … Continue reading
On Thursday we are going to hold our first Open Evening: To bring the Himalayas to Edinburgh we are organizing a Nepalese cookery class! In the free event we will take everyone to the Himalayas with the smells and flavours … Continue reading
One of our customers, who returned from a 3 month holiday to Nepal, Tibet and India arranged with us some months ago was so thrilled about her experiences she wanted to share them with readers of the popular Wanderlust Magazine. … Continue reading
Our Himalayan Festival on Saturday was a huge success. Despite torrential rains that swept streets empty many interested people came along.
Make sure to grab a copy of today’s Herald, as Olly Margry and Himalayan Footsteps are featured in the SME Focus: Read in the interview how Olly’s heart prompted him to trade a career in a profession that many people … Continue reading
Yesterday morning I set off for the train to Newcastle, where I was going to attend my first ETOG meeting. ETOG is the Ethical Tour Operators’ Group of Tourism Concern – a group of small and medium sized tour operators, … Continue reading