There are some restricted area trekking in Nepal where you cannot trek on your, you must need to be accompanied by local citizens as well as need help of local travel agency in Nepal to issue those permits necessary for trekking. Apart from that you need to obtain respective national park or conservation area entry permits. Apart from that regular area open for trekking you can trek on your own by obtaining TIMS card and entry permit for national park as well as conservation area project. So main task of travel agency in Nepal is to assist you on giving information about various available trekking in Nepal Himalaya, general itinerary or create custom itinerary as per your requirement, arrange guide and porter, issue all those necessary permits on behalf of them. Since they are all responsible for your ultimate vacation in Nepal you should choose them carefully, here are some ideas to for choosing best trekking agency in Nepal.
Fig - Trekkers descending back to Lobuche
Top 10 Things you should know about trekking agency in Nepal
# 1 : Looks about online presence of company, how is their websites, their way of presentation on social media as well as other factors, here is sample website of trekking company in Nepal, NEST ADVENTURE
# 2 : Look for legalization, some of the company used to upload scanned copy of all authorization letter issued by respective necessary department for Nepal, here is a sample of authorization, Legal Documents
# 3 : Look for information of team member, where they mentioned about their team member like guide, porter, cook, driver and other representative of company, here is a sample of authorization, Our Team
# 4 : Looks for testimonial from previous clients who had used trekking service of company before, something like testimonial clients testimonial
# 5 : Exchange some email regarding the information and see for their response, promptness as well as check all terms and condition along with condition applied, look at nest adventure terms and condition
# 6 : Ask to be introduced with guide before booking a trip, as per arrival spent some time with guide before choosing him and decide whether he is ok or not, choose him on right way so that you will be accompanied by right person during your holiday in Nepal.
# 7 : Do not make a deal on hotels directly, ask representative to bring you to physical location of office and looks around on office too.
# 8 : Ask for cost and make sure about all the hidden cost which might occurred, make clear about all terms of payment so that no misunderstanding will occur during trekking.
# 9 : Another important things you need to care about is insurance of your crew memeber (Trekking Guide , Climbing Guide Trekking Potter ) as things are not predictabel in mountian you need to be insure about safety of all staffs so ask with trekking agency about proper insurance of crew member.