Annapurna Open Award - The Annapurna area is one of the most beautiful areas of the Himalayas and lends itself exceptionally well to the Duke of Edinburgh's Award. The route to Annapurna Base Camp follows mountain trails established by the local people over many years. Maps are provided so that groups wishing to complete their expedition in this area can plan their route using these trails. The famous Annapurna mountain range includes peaks towering over 8000 metres so the scenery around you as you complete your expedition here is simply stunning. This can be a group booking or an Open expedition, all participants must have completed their practise expedition successfully prior to starting the trek.
Everest Base Camp Trek - Trekking to Everest Base camp is one of the most famous treks in the world. As a DofE expedition groups will need to plan the route they will take as well as the best areas to camp and the time needed to acclimatise. Assistance and training is available if required. This region takes the teams into the Khumbu region of the Himalayas, an area where as well as seeing Everest there are numerous other famous mountains giants to admire along the way. Following the assessed expedition there will be time to interact with the locals and experience the culture of these fascinating mountain people and their homeland. This can be a group booking or an Open expedition, all participants must have completed their practise expedition successfully prior to starting the trek.
Helambu Walk - The trek in the Helambu region starts with a short drive north from Kathmandu to Sundarijal. There are numerous trails to follow in this region so participants can safely devise their route from local maps. The area is versatile so there is also flexibility on the number of days needed to complete a trek. This area will allow the group to travel through fir and rhododendron forests, flower meadows and along side streams. This can be a group booking or an Open expedition; all participants must have completed their practise expedition successfully prior to starting the trek.
Create Your Own - The Walking and Climbing Company run a variety of trips for schools, colleges and universities. Many of them start with an idea from a student or teacher. We welcome new ideas and love creating trips to fulfill individual ideas and goals. Call or email us and start a conversation about your group and what you'd like to achieve in Nepal, Bhutan or Tibet. Previous ideas include trekking, DofE, charity work, community projects, geography field trips/research, The International Award, and fund raisers. The Walking and Climbing Company have been an Approved Activity Provider for The Duke of Edinburgh's Award since 2008. The company is ATOL and ABTOT bonded.