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Himalayan Social Journey - Day Tours

1,333 reviews
Kathmandu, Nepal
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About Himalayan Social Journey - Day Tours
Himalayan Social Journey is based in the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. Operating over fifteen years, our well established team is one of the leading trekking and tour companies in Nepal. A family owned company, our experienced local guides and porters accompany you every step of your journey, taking you off the beaten track, offering you a unique, culturally vibrant experience. We are committed to making your journey the trip of a lifetime.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I am now two weeks removed from my incredible EBC trek. Just getting to visit the region was spectacular, but our guides were exceptional and easily the x-factor of my group's trek. Benod, PK, and Sonam did a fantastic job and were able to successfully...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My hiking experience with HSJ was awesome! My guide and porters were very responsible and helpful. I thoroughly enjoyed my trip as my days in Nepal were constantly filled with laughters. If given the opportunity, i would want to hike in Nepal again with HSJ..More

Date of experience: May 2019
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hsj1, Manager at Himalayan Social Journey - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Marigolddd, Namaste and warm greetings from Himalayan Social Journey!!! Thank you very much for writing this wonderful review at the expense of your time. Also, thank you for giving us an opportunity of organizing this trip for you. We are proud of our guide...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have just returned from this trip and could not be happier. We are in our 50’s, our first trek and I am of very average fitness (something I would change for future treks). It was tough going but the breath taking...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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hsj1, Manager at Himalayan Social Journey - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Catherine C, Warm greetings from Himalayan Social Journey!!! Thank you very much for writing this wonderful review at the expense of your time. Also, thank you for giving us an opportunity of organizing this trip for you. We are proud of Shankar, Rupeth and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently walked to EBC with Himalayan Social Journey. Our guide was Sherpa Mingmar and he had taken on the services of a Yak Man called Pasang (excuse my spelling error!). Everything was organised effortlessly for us riohgt from the time we...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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hsj1, Manager at Himalayan Social Journey - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Alex J, Warm greetings from Himalayan Social Journey!!! Thank you very much for writing this wonderful review at the expense of your time. Also, thank you for giving us an opportunity of organizing this trip for you. We are proud of Mingmar, Pasang and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though HSJ promised the group size would be limited to 10 people, we had 17. Fortunately we had two guides for this size. It was quite unorganised at the beginning and we started the tour one day earlier than planned for some reason. We...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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hsj1, Manager at Himalayan Social Journey - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear JessieBudge05050415, Namaste and warm greetings from Himalayan Social Journey!!! Thank you very much for your review. We value your review and appreciate your time. We are proud of our guide Mingmar and Prakash. They are delighted to know you thoroughly enjoyed their company. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We just finished the 16 Day Trek to EBC and it was an awesome experience. Helping to make it that way were Binny and Kubir our amazing guides. Their attention to detail was spot on as we progressed up and down the mountains. I would...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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hsj1, Manager at Himalayan Social Journey - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear KimAndritsos, Warm greetings from Himalayan Social Journey!!! Thank you very much for writing this wonderful review at the expense of your time. Also, thank you for giving us an opportunity of organizing this trip for you. We are proud of Binod (Binny) and Kuber...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi so went on the trek to annapurna base camp. When we landed in kathmandu the company had sent a car to pick us up and a guide with the vehicle. The guide was Tikkara ( an amazing guy). We were staying at the hotel...More

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hsj1, Manager at Himalayan Social Journey - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear 603vamsiv, Warm greetings from Himalayan Social Journey!!! Thank you very much for writing this wonderful review at the expense of your time. Also, thank you for giving us an opportunity of organizing this trip for you. We are proud of Tikaram, Prakash, Om Prakash,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this flight with Yeti as a surprise for my boyfriend who loves mountains. On the first day we got as far as sitting on the bus that takes you to the aeroplane but then they told us the flight was cancelled due to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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hsj1, Manager at Himalayan Social Journey - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear torielle, Namaste and warm greetings from Himalayan Social Journey!!! Thank you very much for writing this wonderful review at the expense of your time. Also, thank you for giving us an opportunity of organizing this trip for you. We are absolutely delighted to know...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely a trip of a lifetime. From start to finish the HSJ group were great. We met our Guide Mingmar at the Kathmandu hotel before enjoying our first night at our Cultural Dinner. That the heavens opened up but luckily that was it for the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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hsj1, Manager at Himalayan Social Journey - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear OziTraveller78, Namaste and warm greetings from Himalayan Social Journey!!! Thank you very much for writing this wonderful review at the expense of your time. Also, thank you for giving us an opportunity of organizing this trip for you. We are glad you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The entire trip was focused on getting to meals where the guides acted as waiters, taking orders, delivering meals and collecting payment. Given we weren’t allowed to eat or stop anywhere else, one must assume they were receiving commission! Both acclimatisation days were cut short...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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hsj1, Manager at Himalayan Social Journey - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear FEH1970, Namaste and greetings from Himalayan Social Journey!!! We are extremely upset with the experience you had on your trek. However, we would like to clarify some points you raised. Regarding sleeping bags, we provided the sleeping bags that is suitable for the temperature...More

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January 6, 2018|
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Response from Dunewalks | Reviewed this property |
What should I bring?
 * Day pack (rucksack) * Back pack (porter will carry it) Recommended size: about 50 liter capacity (10-12 KGS per person) if you are traveling with a friend you can share one pack between the two of... More
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Khanh P
September 21, 2017|
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I can't tell you the safety rating or how long hsj has been running the tours for, but I can tell you that lukla is the world's second most dangerous airport, so the pilots that fly into it are good.... Damn good! Given the... More
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Susanna852
September 18, 2017|
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Response from Peter E | Reviewed this property |
Dear questioner - we found Himalayan Social Journey to be very accommodating with all our requests. We booked our main trek to EBC from Australia via email but had a number of days either side of the trek for short duration... More
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