Price and quality
As soon as the minimum number of registrants is reached, your departure is insured without additional cost whatever the number of travelers (we calculate our financial balance on the total of our trips and not case by case). The price of your trip can only be changed in the event of significant increases in the cost of air transport or transport taxes, or changes in exchange rates.
Graduate of the National School of Ski and Mountaineering of Chamonix, or National Monitor of French Ski graduated of the National School of Ski and Mountaineering of Chamonix, Guide of High Mountain Switzerland UIAGM, Guide of High Mountain Spanish UIAGM, specialist of the country or the massif where he will take you, for all our courses and trips in Europe. The qualities of our profession - a constant focus on participants' safety, sense of the field, organizational and negotiating skills - are fully expressed wherever the mountain remains an adventure. Most of our mountain guides have started their training with the mountain guide diploma, and currently share their time between mountaineering and hiking. All regularly attend retraining courses, and are approved by the Ministry of Youth and Sports.
our Mountain Guides guide our trekking, trekking with technical ascents (Island Peak, Mera Peak, ...), trekkings engaged (Kilimanjaro) and Safaris, snowshoeing and ski touring programs.
who assists the UIAGM Guide of High Mountain: you will find at our Guides Sherpas Nepali, the Sirdars, a deep kindness and a great efficiency. Rich personalities, French or English speaking, Nima Thundu Sherpa, Tenzing Sherpa, Jhetta. Kami, Sukur, supervise our groups, and have forged bonds of friendship with all our travelers. They will introduce you to the heart of ethnicities and traditions of the high valleys of Nepal, where they live and where they were born.
Masini, Dev, Lazero, our professional guides in Tanzania, were trained by the teachers of the National School of Ski and Mountaineering Chamonix, training initiated by the International Labor Office. The skills resulting from their training, and the presence of a French Mountain Guide, allowed us to drive 98% of the participants in our climbs from Kilimanjaro by the Machame route to the summit. The Tanzanian Guides for the ascent of Kilimanjaro are English-speaking and those accompanying our Animal Park Safaris are French-speaking.
In Europe, we use taxis, or lifts to ease the so-called "liaison" steps. All flights are on regular lines.
In Tanzania, Nepal and Turkey, you will not travel packed with "weapons and luggage" on the platform of a truck at the end of your career: to preserve your vertebrae, and shorten journeys, we use only jeeps or private buses, or domestic flights where possible.
In Europe, except in the fact sheet, we always sleep in refuges or shelters. In Tanzania, Nepal and Turkey, before and after trekking, accommodation in hotels or private cottages equivalent to a two-star hotel; in trekking, lodging in gites of stage, or tents-domes two places.
In Europe, the numerous shelters make it possible to avoid them. In Nepal and Turkey, the tented program stages are planned to avoid bivouacs that are too busy or unsuitable; you have a large mess tent, to better recover. In Tanzania tented nights are held at sites run by National Park Rangers.
In Europe, it is refuges and lodges, copious and varied, and adapted to the efforts of hikers, skiers and mountaineers. In Tanzania, Nepal and Turkey, accompanying cooks or hosts have been working with our groups for a long time, paying particular attention to hygiene and cooking, and the variety of menus.
All our programs are designed to allow a gradual acclimatization to altitude; similarly, the profile of the steps is developed to avoid excessive efforts during the first days of the program.
They help us to prepare our trips and ensure your welcome on the spot, knowing perfectly the conditions of state of the trails, the springs of the local administration, the means of transport, etc. ...
We chose them by privileging, apart from their competence and the ties of respect and friendship woven over the course of their travels, their investment in the training of local mountain people.
Thus, together we develop an authentic tourism that directly benefits the inhabitants of the regions crossed.
They offer for our travels the best Sherpas and cooks, and personally manage some of our trekking and climbing in Khumbu. Their experience of trekking and expeditions is impressive: 35 years of supervision of groups in French or Anglo-Saxon trekking (Nima Thundu Sherpa), 13 successful climbs of Everest (Neema Sherpa).
is led by Masini, Dev and Lazero, our Tanzanian professional guides, trained by the teachers of the National School of Ski and Mountaineering Chamonix, training initiated by the International Labor Office. The skills resulting from their training, their experience, and the presence of our French Mountain Guide allowed us to drive 98% of the participants in our climbs from Kilimanjaro by the Machame route to the summit.