Nepal Tour Operator

Nepal tour operator specialize in tours of all types be it cultural, historical, and natural or pilgrimage. They can also help you in arranging visas, transportation, airline and bus tickets and coordinating sightseeing tours.

The first travel/tour agency was opened in Nepal back in 1964. Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) was formed in 1966 and today has over 800 members.

According to 2017 data, there are altogether 3824 travel agencies in Nepal and their number is increasing annually by 10%. Some are run on traditional manner while others are more modernized. Some focus on B2B and some on B2C. Still others focus exclusively on recommended clients.

Likewise trekking agencies manage trekking and other adventure activities in Nepal. Formed in 1979, Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) has over 1800 members and is the biggest tourism association in Nepal. TAAN also issue Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) cards to trekkers.

Best Nepal Tour is a Nepal tour operator as well as trekking organizers based in Kathmandu. It operates in Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet and India. Best Tour Nepal is committed to providing trustworthy services at reasonable prices.

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Nepal Tour Guide / Trekking Guide

Tour guiding in Nepal is one of the most lucrative and sought after professions. There are over 4000 certified Nepal tour guides in tourism providing a strong foundation for Nepalese tourism industry.

The attraction of educated youth in tour guiding profession is increasing every day. Since 2000, there has been a dramatic rise in the number of young adults, both men and women, taking up tour guiding as a profession. 

Every year Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management (NATHM) conducts training to produce skilled manpower in trekking and tourism field. Of late Nepal Mountain Academy (NMA) has also started organizing training and offering trekking and tour guide license.

Training includes both theoretical and practical courses. Tour guide training offers classes in Nepalese culture, history, nature, anthropology, trekking, iconography, environment, art &architect, religion, wildlife and demography.  First Aid and communication are two other courses offered in the training.

To be eligible for tour guide training, one should have bachelor’s degree, possess few years’ experience in the field and those with a flair for second language (European, English, Japanese, Chinese etc.) is given a priority.

Thousands of youth apply for the training but only few get selected year. The aspirants have to go through rigorous monitoring, screening and interview process.  Besides practical classes, trainees are also required to sit in examination to receive tour guide license.

Similarly there are nearly 15000 trekking guides in Nepal. To be eligible for trekking guide training, one needs to have some years of experience working as trekking porter and have at least passed 10th grade. Unlike tour guide training, trekking guide training focuses more on nature, culture, history, first aid as well as communication.  

Best Tour Nepal employs qualified licensed guide, who are selected on the basis of their experience, discipline and commitment to their profession.

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