If you are an independent traveler who is interested in visiting Nepal especially the Himalayas for trekking or mountaineering then you might have been wondering how to hire a local guide and Porter to be a safe and sound trip in Nepal. if this question is for you then you have come to the right place.
In this post, you will find the easiest way to find the best trekking or mountaineering guides in Nepal with decades of experience in the field. Nepal is probably one of the finest destinations in the world for trekking and mountaineering due to its majestic mountains and unique culture as well as warm hospitality of the locals. Nepal offers a wide range of world's most popular trekking routes such as Everest base camp trekking, Annapurna base camp trek, Langtang valley trek, and many others. Hence, Nepal is not only a popular destination for trekking but it is equally popular trekking destination for the mountain climbing where thousands of travelers visit to Nepal in a simple matter of trekking, hiking, ity tour and moutainterring as well as many other activities can be done. However, Nepal is also a trek and climbing for the easiest to the most challenging one. Some of the trekking routes in Nepal are declared as restriction areas whereas local guides or porters are mandatory to enter the region. Meanwhile, there are other treks where travelers can do the trek by ownself but it is always high risk to trek by yourself especially in the mountain, if the things does not favor then you will have to face a lot of the problem in the mountains. Having a local guide means you are in a safe hand where you can focus more on the view and scenery than your safety.
We at Alpine Ramble offers a private local guide and porter all around the Nepal, our regional guides are available from the different cities of Pokhara, Lukla, Arughat, Dolpo, Kanchanjunga and many others,
However, hiring a guide for your trekking in Nepal means you are employing or helping the local community as well that way a local guide can get something to feed for his family in the mountain and the same time you will be able to learn some local culture and lifestyle of the locals. Your contribution towards the mountain family of the remote part of Nepal means really a lot.
How much does it cost to hire a Local guide for trekking in Nepal?
Most of the time we have asked this question by travelers from all over the world. If you are also travelling to Nepal for the first time then you may have soe curioustiy hiring guide or porter costin Nepal, so here are the easey answes for you all,
- A full experienced and certified trekking guide - the full experienced guide fee is normally $30 USD/ day that includes his food, accomodation, equipments and insurance
- A certified porter-cum guide (he does not only guide you but he also help to carry your some backpack during the trek) - An experienced porter-cum guide fee is normally $325USD/ day that includes his food, accomodation, equipments and insurance
- A local porter or helper fee is normally $20 USD/ day that includes his food, accomodation, equipments and insurance
Above the guide and porter fee are applicable for most of the trekking routes in the Nepal Himalayas including Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal regions, etc. However, hiring a local guide for the restricted area like Manaslu, Dolpo, Mustang, Kanchanjunga and Narphu valley is relatively higher than other normal routes in Nepal. the cost for those are might be upgraded from 5-10 USD per day.
If you are ready to hire a porter or guide in Nepal please get in touch with us, you can email or whats us at this number +977 9851175531 anytime fr information about the trekking and tours in Nepal.