There’s no one-size-fits-all solution with holidays.
Why not have a tailor-made holiday to Nepal, Himalayas, India, Bhutan, Tibet, China, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh or Myanmar? Why not take in more than one country on your holiday? A tailor-made holiday ensures you can do what you want, the way you want, when you want. Does that sound good? It does not mean more costly, we can actually arrange accommodation and experiences to suit most budgets.
We offer unique, tailor-made experiences created just for you to make sure we answer that vital question… “what are you looking to get out of this holiday?” We offer a wide range of accommodation at Basic, Standard, Deluxe and Super-Deluxe levels. Then include homestays, camping, tea houses, eco retreats, safari lodges, yoga retreats, monasteries, and houseboats, you will understand why we can create a truly one-of-a-kind holiday experience.
Holidays and travel are our business but our passion is delighting customers.
It’s not nice to be herded around a foreign country in a group of people you’ve only just met, told where and when to eat, where and when to take photos, or even which hotel to stay in. Himalayan Footsteps holidays will give you better than the “mass tourism model” because we believe in a better way to experience cultures and enjoy your holiday. With your personal, local English-speaking guide you will find that you can strike a balance of independence whilst enhancing your experiences with local knowledge and, if you wish, have plenty of free time to explore on your own.
Your International Flights
We can arrange flights for you from anywhere in the world, flight prices are not included in our website prices because of the huge variations in costs. Being specialists we have years of experience when it comes to the airlines that fly to our destinations, the level of service they provide, the best routes, connections, baggage allowances, and ticket conditions.
Your Domestic Flights
We can organise all of your domestic flights for you. Our tours on the website will state whether or not your domestic flights are included in the tour cost. We will arrange your domestic transport to suit your budget, sometimes this might mean travelling overland instead of flying.
Transport and Transfers
All airport pickup and drop off services, and all transportation detailed in your itinerary are included in the cost of your holiday. All airport transfers are by private vehicle unless otherwise stated.
All overnight stays, including hotels, homestays, or overnight journeys, will be included in the cost of your holiday. Your accommodation will be hand-picked us unless otherwise requested and individually inspected on a regular basis. We select hotels that are locally-owned. We understand that where you stay is a major part of your holiday and a good night’s sleep is really important!
The inclusion of any meals is clearly itemized on your day to day itinerary, breakfast is always included and most holidays included a welcome and farewell dinner on the first and last nights unless otherwise requested. We believe that you will experience better dining and eating if you have the freedom to choose where, how much, and when to eat on your holiday.
Guides and Drivers
All sightseeing included in your itinerary is with English speaking guides and included in the cost of your holiday. In some destinations such as South India, Assam, and Sri Lanka your driver and guide will be the same person and is approved practice in these places.
Entrance Fees and Permits
All entrance/admission fees to sites included in your itinerary are included in the cost of your holiday, such sites might be temples, museums, national parks, historic buildings. During your free time, when you are exploring on your own, these fees are not included.
Our membership of the Travel Trust Association # U5586 gives you 100% financial protection. “The TTA provides the most comprehensive consumer protection in the market. Unlike all the other protection schemes, including ABTA, it covers you against fraud by the business that sold you your holiday. In all cases, customers protected by booking with TTA member companies get to have their holiday or a full refund.” This means that every penny of your money is protected by the TTA, covering every service which you have booked. When you buy an ATOL protected flight or flight inclusive holiday from us you will receive an ATOL certificate. This lists what is financially protected, where you can get information on what this means for you and who to contact if things go wrong.