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Firante Treks & Expeditions Pvt. Ltd


GPO Box: 8974 CPC 200, Thamel, Kathmandu
Tel/Fax: +977 1 4414381
Email: surendra@firante.com
Website: www.firante.com

Representative in STN
Name: Surendra Lama
Designation: Managing Director
E-mail: sonam@firante.com

 Year of establishment: 2006

Short description or profile of the organization

Firante Treks & Expeditions is kathmandu based adventure company formed by local youth from Humla. We specialize in designing cusotmised trips which enable you to gain rare sight into the real lives of people of the hidden Himalayas. Our services are –off the beaten trekking with cross border tourism, mountain biking & overland travel. we operate treks in Humla, Dolpa, & Mt. Kailash which is away from the beaten track.
Further we specialize in Mountain biking in Tiber & Nepal. Nepal is simply an excellent place to mountain bike. Our team is dedicated and we are highly experienced in providing exceptional travel in the Himalayan region.
We take tourism as an opportunity to actively protect and further develop our rich cultural heritage and awareness. Firante Treks & Expedition will ensure that the travel experience is meaningful for both the host and visitor.


Primary focus:
•    Strategic planning
•    Human resource development
•    Sustainable tourism development
•    Financial support/fundraising
•    Marketing & promotion
•    Product development & sales

Ongoing activities related to sustainable tourism
Promoting tourism in remote areas to benefit local people to help grow local economy.

Geographic areas location (DDC/VDC) of ongoing activities
Humla

Planned activities related to sustainable tourism
Trek for local health fundraising
Train local guide & cooks

Geographic areas location (DDC/VDC) of planned activities
Humla, Dolpa, Mugu & Jumla

Past activities related to sustainable tourism  
Operated treks to benefit locals, practical training local cook, guide on our treks

Geographic areas location (DDC/VDC) of past activities
Throughout Nepal


Strengths of the organization
•    Tourism plans and reviews
•    Capacity building
•    Research & publications
•    Cooperation/networking with other partners
•    Trainings
•    Marketing & promotion
•    PPP (private public partnership)
•    Awareness building
•    Fundraising
•    Environment awareness/preservation
•    Culture & heritage conservation
•    Forward/backward linkages in local economy
•    Monitoring & evaluation
•    Rural tourism development
•    Corporate social responsibility