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Why Trek with Us

Why Trek in Bhutan with Alpine Ascents?

  • As one of the world’s foremost treks, one greatly benefits from the expertise of a professional mountain guide leading the trip. Most companies simply hire local outfitters.
  • Each trek is led by an Alpine Ascents Professional Mountain Guide.
  • Alpine Ascents oversees all aspects of the trek, ensuring quality hotels, tents, and food on the trail and in town.
  • In addition to our lead guide, we employ trekking guide(s), a chef, assistants and horsemen.
  • We hire horses and yaks to carry all equipment.
  • Each trek is cybercast on our website.
  • We have over 20 years of experience guiding in the Himalaya.
  • Each trekker receives an Alpine Ascents logo item.
  • Alpine Ascents office and gear staff members will respond promptly to any queries and we look to work individually with each trekker during their preparations.

Guides were excellent! and all planned just right. Food and staff were great … the local staff was superior to the others we saw along the trail and from what we heard from parallel travelers, our experience was superior in all ways.

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

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