How to hire a trekking guide and porters for your trek or tour in Nepal Himalayas ?. We have very good network of professional, skilled and friendly guides who are holding licensed by Government of Nepal. Our licences holder local Guide, Sherpa, Sardar and Porters who have done the trip around the Himalaya over the decades and have been discovered the true information regarding the various aspects of Nepal.
Our vision and mission is to providing a top quality travel hospitality in trek / trekking, tour / tours, eco tourism with accurate information about about Culture, Food and lifestyles, religion, flora and fauna …. etc.
When you are checking your travel packages over our website and if you don’t like to purchase a full board package trip but still you can hire one of our Professional and experienced friendly guide or just a porter for your trek become more effective and safe. As Nepal hit by massive Earthquake disaster in last 2015 AD, some of our guide and porters still waiting more jobs to collect money to give safe shelter for their family. Thus, they need jobs. We highly recommend taking at least a sherpa guide for your trip to Himalayas in terms of safety and information perspective. Because you are going to be trek in remote and higher elevation areas to avoid unnecessary risks when in case you feel sick or need any kind of help, professional trek guide or Sherpa guide could be best a company. They are helpful not only to show you right trails or share local cultures and sites or carrying your Luggage but also helpful wherever and whenever you need help. As I already mentioned above that all of our guides have General Knowledge of First Aid and speaks English, (We can also provide German, Italian, French or Spanish speaking trek guide on your request). If you need any other language speaking guides, we can manage to serve you easily. All of our guide and porters are easy going, friendly, helpful and honest. Same like Guides, Our porter are sincere to handle your entire important gears and never say tired from their carrying activity. Guide porter hiring Nepal is most beneficial that you are recommend to hire at least Guide / sherpa / Porter from our organization to reach your destination comfortably. Regarding the Tips, each and every staffs aspects as it is kind of a culture.
Sherpa is an ethnic group of people leaves in the higher mountain areas. As they live in higher elevation they adopted with altitude environments and are working as a field and some of them are working as a guiding job in Tourism since 1950s. Being living more than 3000m/ 9810 ft above sea level, they never feel Acute Mountain Sickness and even now a days, climbing Sherpa guides are very famous. So hire a Sherpa or Sherpa Guide for your trek is an additional benefit to know about their local lifestyles and history. Gokyo Treks & Expeditions is a Team of expert local guides including sherpa guides owned company. Our all guides are minimum eight years of experience in trek, tour, peak climbing and mountaineering profession. The below cost includes the travel and accidental insurance for each Nepali guide or porter.
Porter cum guide hire or guide cum porter hire is best option especially if you are a single guest cause a porter guide carries your gear maximum 10 kilo plus guides you along the trail communicating in English Language. Porter guide speaks enough English to communicate and understand about your interest and answer of your questions regarding your trip. They are friendly and sincere and as well as trustworthy on their duty and stays together with you while on your trekking / tour or expedition in Nepal. Porter Guides are recruited from remote areas along the main trek trail of Nepal so they knows the trail better.
If you are ready to hire a guide for your Everest Trek and want to book a guide from Lukla (Airport – Foothill of Everest) than you do not have to pay any extra flight fares or ground transportation for guide and porter. Likewise, if you wish to hire a guide and porters for your Annapurna trekking and want to book them from POKHARA than you do not have to pay any extra flight fares or ground / bus transportation for guide and porters. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition company can help you to book the trek guide / tour guide or porters on your request, so, let us know your thoughts on email.
What is latest cost to hire a guide for trek in Nepal ?
Trekking guide hire for Single (Solo / Individual) Trekker: USD: 20 each day
Trekking guide hire for group of 2-3 Trekkers: USD 22 Each day
Trekking guide hire for group of 4-8 Trekkers: USD 25 Each day
Trekking guide hire for group of 9 + Trekkers: USD 30 Each day
Furthermore, our Porter hire cost (1 Porter)
Trekking Porter hire for Single (Solo / Individual) Trekker: USD 16 Each day
Trekking Porter hire for group of 2 Trekkers: USD 18 per day
Guide porter hiring Nepal cost includes:
– Well paid daily wages and all meals & accommodation for guide or porter.
– Insurances & equipment of Guide or porter.
– Gokyo Treks and Expedition Pvt Ltd agency service charges & all applicable Government taxes at time of staff hiring!!
Transportation charge or any flight fare if it is required.
Tipping is not obligatory but highly expected by guides and porters.