Mr. Puru Timalsena, Managing Director of Above The Himalaya Trekking, shares insights on their customized trips, safety priorities, popular Everest Base Camp Trek, and their focus on digital advancements during the ARIVAL Bangkok Conference.
In a recent interview with TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific, at the ARIVAL Bangkok Conference, Mr. Puru Timalsena, Managing Director of Above The Himalaya Trekking, highlighted the company’s commitment to providing personalized and safe travel experiences. Since its establishment in 2007, Above The Himalaya Trekking has become one of the leading tour companies in Kathmandu, Nepal, offering captivating tracking adventures to popular destinations such as Everest Base Camp, Tibet, and Bhutan.
What sets Above The Himalaya Trekking apart from other agencies is its emphasis on private and small-group travel. With a strong focus on safety, particularly in the face of the ongoing pandemic, the company tailors custom trip itineraries to ensure an unforgettable experience while prioritizing the well-being of its clients.
The Everest Base Camp Trek stands as the company’s flagship offering. This awe-inspiring journey takes participants to the base camp of Mount Everest, situated at a staggering altitude of 5,364 meters. Additionally, Above The Himalaya Trekking organizes tours to other renowned destinations such as Kathmandu, Pokhara, Tibet, and Bhutan, providing travelers with a diverse range of experiences.
As the travel industry evolves in the digital age, Above The Himalaya Trekking is adapting to meet the changing needs and expectations of customers. By expanding their online presence, the company aims to simplify the booking process and provide greater convenience to their clientele. Mr. Timalsena emphasized the importance of staying abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies, as digital advancements continue to shape the tour and travel market.
When it comes to planning a trek in the Himalayas, Mr. Timalsena advises travelers to consider the best seasons: Autumn (September to November) and Spring (March to May). These periods offer favorable weather conditions for trekking enthusiasts, enabling them to fully immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the Himalayas.
Reflecting on his participation in the ARIVAL Bangkok Conference, Mr. Timalsena expressed his enthusiasm for the opportunity to learn from industry experts, gain insights into traveler preferences, and discover the latest technological developments. He believes that incorporating new advancements into the business will ultimately enhance the overall customer experience.
As Above The Himalaya Trekking continues to explore innovative solutions and embrace digital transformation, they invite customers to visit their website and explore the new technologies and offerings designed to elevate their adventure-filled journeys.
Above The Himalaya Trekking
Office: Chhimeki Tol, Nagarik Bazar, Kharibot,
Banasthali, Kathmandu, Nepal
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