Guide and Porter Service
Guide and Porter Hiring
Nepal is a trekker's paradise where you can enjoy your time doing some trekking and tours. Trekking means you need a guide who can enrich your trekking and tours experience in many ways. A part from showing you the trail, he explains you about the area, place, mountains, temples, culture, geography, local floras and faunas, teach you the Nepali language, introduce you to locals, share culture and festivals, run ahead and secure lodging in the busy season, help out with your backpack if you are struggling, and be helpful in a bad situation, look after logistics - like registering your details in every check post, organizing your transport weather you go by bus or plane, liaising and directing the porter, etc. A licensed guide licensed through a month long training session held by TAAN and Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel management (NATHAM) every year and instructs in a variety of subjects including first aid, altitude sickness and other important issues and must have a certain level of English fluency determined in an interview.
We are an eco friendly Adventure Company would like to request our valued clients to hire a porter to support their economy and create the job for them. A porter is hired to carry your bags, and that alone can make a big difference trekking. Just be sure to give him a reasonable load, usually a fully packed backpack. If you are with friends, try to group your stuff together in one big backpack and give that to a porter and then each carry a smaller daypack. A porter generally doesn't speak English but will follow a trail just not get lost.
Hire a porter! The best means of helping a porter is to hire one. Hundreds of thousands of families in Nepal depends upon potering as their main source of income.
Sometimes you can find a porter-guide, which might be ideal if you are trekking alone or if you have only one other companion. This is usually a porter who has been on a number of treks, speaks some English, and aspires to graduate to the guide status.
Alpine Eco Trek has many Guides, Porters, and Guide com Porters and always happy to supply according to your requirements even though you are not buying full package trip.
Basically the cost of the trip depends on the season and trekking region, so please contact us for further information for the hiring process and cost detail.