Nepal Trekking – Update from Nepal

By Denis Gallagher – Nepal Trekking (ETOG member) Denis Gallagher is the founder of Nepal Trekking and a long-term member of the Tourism Concern Ethical Tour Operators Group (ETOG). Denis has recently travelled back to Nepal and has provided an update on the current situation in the Himalayan nation. Following the April 25th earthquake my […]

Helping Tourism work for Nepal – An update from Nepal

By Arjun Limbu – Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) Nepal Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) is a registered non-profit, non-governmental organization listed on the Tourism Concern online Ethical Travel Guide. KEEP’s mission is to ensure the future ecological and cultural prosperity of Nepal and its people, by maximising the benefits and reducing the negative impacts associated […]


An elephant ride is a popular tourist activity, especially in Thailand, Cambodia, Nepal and other parts of Asia. It is also becoming popular in some regions of Africa. The appeal of such treks is clear – the elephant is the largest land mammal, it’s intelligent, social and emotional. In many ways it is the equivalent […]

Combating child trafficking through ethical voluntourism

Next Generation Nepal (NGN) has launched its long-awaited report showing that volunteering in orphanages in Nepal is in fact fueling child trafficking. The report, “The Paradox of Orphanage Volunteering: Combating Child Trafficking through Ethical Voluntourism,” shows that orphanages in Nepal contain over 15,000 children, yet at least two out of three of these children are […]

Nepal Vision Treks & Expedition

Since its inception in 1992, Nepal Vision Treks & Expeditions has become the leading adventure travel specialist based in Nepal. We specialize in adventurous travel holidays in the Himalayas of Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet and India. We offer some of the most popular trekking holidays including Everest Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek and the likes. […]

Insider journeys (Formerly Travel Indochina)

Introduction: Insider Journeys (formerly Travel Indochina) have been operating small group journeys (a maximum of 16 travellers per departure) and tailor-made holiday to Asia since 1993. Starting in Vietnam the company have grown to cover 11 destinations in Asia. Across all their journey types they maintain a focus on cultural exchange and responsible local experiences. Ethical […]

Earthbound Expeditions

Introduction: Earthbound Expeditions is a travel company focusing on the Himalayas. This active tour company is based in the United Kingdom offering the best of everything that Nepal and Himalayas has to offer, with fabulous hotels, expert local staff, and a personalised service with 12 years of experience in tourism industry. Earthbound Expeditions specialises in […]

Tiger Tops

Since day one, Tiger Tops has been synonymous with conservation. Over the past 50 years our core ethos of responsible tourism has stood us in good stead. We are a family-run business and many of our staff have been with us all their working lives. We promote conservation awareness on all our properties and aim […]