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Highly Recommend Gokyo Lake and HST

5 stars

I and other family/friends have trekked with Hari many times over the last 15 years. He and the team are fantastic- low key, organized and everything runs like clockwork. Feel lucky to have seen so much of Nepal with the HST team. Cannot recommend highly enough!

Travel Year : 2023
Jeff
USA

Amazing Trek to Gokyo lakes!

5 stars
I’ve just completed a trip to Gokyo Lakes with Hillary Step Treks, and am happily reflecting on what an amazing experience it was. From the start, Hari guided us with itineraries, packing lists, and other ways to make the hike a success. We chose to visit in the off-season; December brings colder weather, but crisp blue sky days and uncrowded trails made it worthwhile! The Gokyo Lakes trek is magnificent- once you reach Gokyo, you have two days of panoramic views of Everest and surrounding peaks. The scenery throughout the walk is breathtaking, as you ascend and descend through valleys buttressed by imposing mountains. Our porter, Bikas, was instrumental in helping transport our gear, and keeping us amply hydrated. Hari kept us on track with his local wisdom and a great sense of humor, which are both necessities in the Himalayas. I can highly recommend both Hari and Hillary Step Treks to organize your trip of a lifetime to Nepal!

Travel Year : 2023
Sadik YB
Malaysia

A personal touch of a very best and friendliest service. Hillarysteptreks.com is simply the best.

5 stars
Hillarysteptreks.com arrangements through out this trip are simply over average... perfection. We were always given the best service, accommodation & food throughout the journey. We also last minute opted to change in itinerary and our request was fulfilled perfectly. Highly recommend getting their services.
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Travel Year : 2023
Lim Chak Meng
Malaysia

Together We Attaining New Heights ( Mera Peak Climbing 17th Sep 2023)

5 stars
This was a challenging yet satisfying trek for us to reach a new height at 6470m to Mera Peak! Significant views and meaningful friendship. Highly recommend Hillary Step Treks.

Travel Year : 2023
Aroon Jira
Thailand

Great experience with HST

5 stars
I would like to give this trek the title "The Best Trek in Nepal" because it was such an amazing adventure to Gosaikunda and Langtang village. Truly a beautiful trek! We first trekked to Kyanjing Gompa, and climbed Tsergo Ri and head to Gosaikunda Lake. The guide was highly experienced, had all the knowledge about Langtang national park, village, Gosaikunda lake. He managed everything single-handedly. Loved him. The food was great and everything was great as promised. Thanks to HST,  he has a wonderful trekking team.

Travel Year : 2022
Roche Steven
Australian

Wonderful Trip of Tsum Valley Trek

5 stars
Thank you guys for making our trip memorial. Our guides Hari and Porter Ram were very good people. The guide knows everything about the route and frankly, always takes us best lodges in the area and very knowledgeable Person. They provide us best services and they teach us Nepali words, we had a lot of fun singing and dancing. The valley is very beautiful with local culture and Mountain View. Thank you, boys, we will be back soon for another trek. And Highly Recommend Hillary Step Treks and Boys.

Travel Year : 2022
Bruce
Australia

Best Trek In Narphu Valley Trek

5 stars
We, My daughter (Cass), and I did Nar Phu Valley Trek with Hillary Step Treks, Hari, who organize this trek as well as he was our guide. He was a very good guide who can speak excellent English, explain the route, local culture, and Nepal, Providing us best services.  And our Porter was Suzan & Saroz. They were very strong and helpful. The Trek to Narphu Valleyu is Supper beautiful. So, I highly recommend visiting Nar Phu Valley Trek with HST and these guys.

Travel Year : 2022
Vincent Martinez
France

Gokyo to Everest Base Camp Trek

5 stars
My friend and I traveled with HST via Gokyo Lake to the Everest Base Camp, and it was the most incredible trip. Hari, our tour guide, was encouraging, seasoned, and well-informed. He gave us a lot of insight into the culture and people in addition to all the trekking advice, plus he is a fantastic photographer. Thanks to him, we captured the most stunning images. Everything was very well planned out, including the meals and lodging. The porters were also incredibly trustworthy and willing to go above and above (sometimes very literally) to make sure we were happy and had the finest time. Anyone who wants to embark on such treks or adventures in Nepal should check out HST, in my opinion. I can't wait to return to Nepal for more exciting experiences.

Travel Year : 2023
Poon
Malaysia

Annapurna Base Camp Trek 2023

5 stars
I did the Annapurna Base Camp in March  2023 with HST and had the absolute best time! We had a group of 9 people with the BEST guide Hari. Our guides, Assistance Guide(Shurpa), and porters were the absolute nicest and such a fun group to spend our trek with. They always took care of us first, made sure we had what we needed, and were all doing okay. Thank you so much to the team for making this such an unforgettable trip.

Travel Year : 2023
Nick
Malaysia

Annapurna Base Camp Trek 2023

5 stars
We had such an amazing experience hiking to Annapurna Base Camp, and a lot of it had to do with the incredible guides and porters who really took care of us. Ask for a detailed itinerary before your trip so you can train properly and come prepared, although flexibility is necessary if terrain changes or other weather events occur. Along the way, you can expect lots of dancing from the music-loving porters, unbelievable views, and delicious tea and Meals. If you’re thinking about trekking in Nepal, you won’t regret going with Hillary Step Treks!

Travel Year : 2017
Corner
Australia

The entire trip was incredible, and I will never forget it.

5 stars
Trekking the Everest Three High Passes. was a remarkable experience that altered my life. I was part of a small group, which improved the encounter and made it more intimate. After the trek, we had lunch at each of their homes, which was beautiful. My guide Hari and Porter were the kindest individuals I have ever encountered. the best dude ever! I highly recommend Hillary Step Treks and am currently planning my next expedition.

Travel Year : 2017
Ric
Australian

Best experience trekking we’ve had!

5 stars
We did the Upper Mustang Trek with Hilary Steps Trek and subsequently rebooked to do another one with them! If you’re looking for a professional outfit to take care of you, these guys are the best! We have done numerous treks in Nepal and tried a few companies but have to say Hari and his crew are a notch above! Everything was so easy and taken care of! They are trustworthy, friendly, professional and do everything they can to make sure you have a beautiful experience! Whether it’s your first time or if you’ve been there before and are looking for a new company to go with, try this company, you won’t be disappointed!

Travel Year : 2021
Ronnie Lim
Malaysia

Trekking to Everest Base Camp (EBC)

5 stars
For our EBC journey in 2018, Hari Bahadur Gurung is an extremely knowledgeable and skilled tour guide. He has all the knowledge necessary to lead you and gives you all the information you need to climb or trek the EBC (such as information on altitude sickness, medications, meals, emergency evacuation via helicopter, and other topics). We finished the EBC journey in 11 days with a group of 11 persons, including two children who were 9 and 11 years old. He is also an approachable and reliable person. Will hire him and his staff as our tour guides for our upcoming trip to Nepal. Happy New Year!

Travel Year : 2021
Jen
USA

Thoroughly enjoyed the Langtang trek

5 stars
This was my first trek (Langtang Valley Trek) with Hari and the team, but my friends have used them for several Nepal treks. The team worked hard to ensure we had a good time and that our accommodations were smooth. They even set me up with another tour to explore Kathmandu on my own. Highly recommend

Travel Year : 2022
Dave
USA

Best Trek in EBC with Hari & His Team

5 stars
I was so pleased with Hari and the way he handled every facet of our adventure. At no time did I ever worry about details. Hari is professional, and thorough, and will make your Nepal experience unforgettable. We're going on another trek with Hari in '23 and am confident he will be ready for us.

Travel Year : 2022
Muralidharan
Malaysia

Execellent and Marvellous

5 stars
12 days of trekking in the Himalayas, up to the Everest Base camp was excellent and challenging as well. It has changed my life and my perspective. No doubt now I have a new perspective looking at the earth and my own life. The entire journey from Lukla to EBC and back was an experience of a lifetime.

Travel Year : 2023
Pasqualina
Australia

Amazing Experience!

5 stars
Could not have asked for more from Hari and his team for the Annapurna circuit. Very accommodating to all out last minute changes and requests. Always happy to answer our many questions, and so kind and professional. Hari has so much experience in the mountains he's able to cater for everyone. We always felt we were in good hands who did everything possible to make sure we had an incredible time.

Travel Year : 2023
Sonia
Canada

Great Annapurna Circuit Trek !

5 stars
Doing the trek with Hari was a great experience as he ensured that it was tailored to our different fitness levels. He always picked the best guesthouses and asked for feedback to ensure they had a good stay (and will change the guesthouses that we’re not up to standard in the future). Hari made the trek fun and he shared all his knowledge along the way (we had lots of questions!). Hari was very quick to communicate via email and WA and also adapted to changes quickly (as one of us missed our flight and he changed the itinerary for us at the last minute). I would highly recommend Hari and his company( Hillary Step Treks)  for any treks you plan in Nepal: you will be in good hands!!

Travel Year : 2022
Evan Collins
United States

Poon Hill Trek with Hari!

5 stars
What a trip! Could not be happier with the trip, trek, weather and more importantly, our guide, HARI!!! Harka was amazing along the way at setting up our trip with us from across the world, and meeting us in person to go over what to expect. Everything was taken care of completely for us. We did the Poon Hill Trek, which was incredible, and all of the food, stops and lodging along the way exceeded expectations. It is easy to find reviews on the trek, but one thing you are never sure of is how your guide is going to be, and we ended the trek feeling as though we had traveled with a trusted professional, but more importantly gained a friend and brother in Hari. Hari was knowledgeable, friendly, patient, helpful and put up with all of our shenanigans from a group of American guys. We looked forward to spending time with him at the end of each day, and making memories and laughter over a meal and few beers at the end of the day. No need to look any further, YOU WILL NOT GO WRONG WITH HARI! Thank you, thank you, thank you from all of us, my friend. See you soon! - Evan C., USA

Travel Year : 2017
Vimalan
Malaysian

Best Travel Agency

5 stars
I took this agency for my trip to EBC with my friends. 9 of us, Led by Hari and Siri. They are very professional and took really good care of us throughout the journey. They both arranged perfect accommodation, food, and drink and kept us fit and healthy. We all managed to reach the EVEREST BASE CAMP on time. Without hesitation, I highly recommend this agency for any trekking trips within Nepal. Their experience is exceptional. Once again thank you to Mr. Hari, Siri, and his team for this memorable journey

Travel Year : 2012,2013,2014,2017
Heng Gor
Malaysia

Hari, always our preferred choice

5 stars
My group of friends have engaged service of Hari for the EBC trek in 2012, Manaslu 2013, Upper Mustang 2014 and Gokyo Ri 2017. Next year 2023 we may trek again in Nepal and for sure, we will engage Hari again. Hari has been very accommodating with us, always tries his best to take care of our meals especially with individuals of diverse preferences eg vegetarian and non vegetarian meals. He is also flexible and resourceful enough to deal with individuals who have to abandon the trek because of acute mountain sickness. For instance, he could find horses for those who are too exhausted to walk and even helicopter when flights at Lukla airport were canceled. Lastly, he has a very cheerful and likeable personality. Never a dull moment with him around. Highly Recommend to Hari & His Company Hillary Step Treks.

Travel Year : 2018
Eric Lim
Malaysia

EBC 2018 with Hari & team

5 stars
Hari and his team are professional, fun and genuine, they made my 2018 EBC trip so much more enjoyable & memorable. Highly recommend and we will be back again soon Hari

Travel Year : 2018
Nicole
Australia

Once in a lifetime trips! Highly recommend

5 stars
My close friend and I booked a trip with Hari to trek Poon Hill and we had the time of our lives. Hari is so easy to be around and he is a super knowledgeable guide. He made every step of our journey a pleasure and I would highly recommend him and his company to anyone. Can’t wait to come back again one day.

Travel Year : 2014,2018
Rachael Lim
Malaysia

5 stars ⭐️

5 stars
Hari and his team is fun, kind, accommodating and professional. We have 2 great and awesome trips with them. Highly recommended for this awesome team.

Travel Year : 2018
Ronnie Lim
Malaysia

Everest Base Camp (EBC) Trekking

5 stars
Hari Bahadur Gurung is a very experienced & good tour guide for our EBC trip in 2018. He knows all the necessary things to guide you and provides all information you want to know about how to climb/hike EBC (e.g.: altitude sickness, medication, meals, emergency evacuation- helicopter arrangement & so on). We had a group of 11 people including two kids - 9 & 11 years old & who completed an 11-day EBC trip. He is also a trusted & friendly guy you can rely on. Will get him & his team as tour guides for the next trip to Nepal. All the best!

Travel Year : 2018
Leah S
Australian

Fantastic

5 stars
Hari was a fantastic guide and kept us going! The process was easy and very happy we went with him and will choose this agency for our next trek. We even got a shirt to take home. Would go again and again.

Travel Year : 2016,2019
Chin Jun
Malaysia

A reliable guide who double up as a wonderful travel partner

5 stars
Having been to 2 trips with the guide Hari back in 2016 and 2019, I couldnt recommend him more. I was first introduced to him by a friend who went for hiking in nepal for more than 7/8 different occasion. Hari is extremely helpful, funny and easygoing person. I had travelled to annapurna circuit and the 3 passes trek with him and he does everything he can to make sure our group can make it through safely while checking on our condition and offering assistance regularly. The biggest plus point is that he is trustworthy and reliable so that when unexpected situation hits, you know that he will definitely have your back!

Travel Year : 2019
Thibault L
France

Perfect first trek in Nepal!

5 stars
We were three friends going for the trek Gokyo-Cho la Pass-EBC over 15 days back in 2019. Hari has been the perfect guide. One of us had severe altitude sickness at Gokyo but Hari remained calm thanks to his experience and instead of sending him back with the helicopter, he prepared and suggested an alternative route first to go down by 600 meters to feel better and then to explore less touristic areas. It was a good alternative where we were immersed in the local culture. We had as well two porters Bikash and Shem who were both very reliable. Overall a great experience, we will be back!

Travel Year : 2018
YinYu YY
Malaysia

Would not trade off anything with my experience trekking with Hari

5 stars
It was my first trekking - EBC and a memorable ones. Hari is an amazing guide, started out as a porter and slowly running his own business. Hence, he is really experience and strong. He gave us a lot of advice as well as sharing his life story with us. Together with his staff,…

Travel Year : 2019
Nick Chin
Malaysia

Fantastic Expedition EBC via Gokyo lake

5 stars
I had an excellent expedition journey with Hari and his fantastic Porters. Experienced Gokyo Ri (5,357m), Cho La Pass (5,420m), Kala Patthar, and Everest Base Camp (5,380m). Awesome arrangement from the ground, flight, fruit, food, drinks to accommodation and excellent service,…

Travel Year : 2019
Clement Lim
Malaysia

Namaste Bro!

5 stars
Hari's team is always reliable and helpful. We have been establishing a firm family-like friendship during our go-togetherness the past decade.

Travel Year : 2021
Sadik YB
Malaysia

A Lifetime Experience.

5 stars
I've been to many trips but for this trip with this group of guides & porters are the very best ever. They are very well versed with the track, their arrangement of accommodation & all the meals are simply fantastic. Their schedule are very timely. Their best service is, their personal touch. They really care and will do their very best ever effort to ensure their clients are safe & enjoy every second of the trip. The trail views is simply awesome out of this world kind of scenery. Photos alone are not enough to picture the scenery, one have to be there to experience it personally. I really had a great trip under their well planned tour and looking forward to a repeat very soon.

Travel Year : 2019
Siuchone C
Malaysia

Unforgettable trip to Nepal Annapurna trek

5 stars
I was introduced to Hari by relative and this is the best references i ever get. Hari has my 110% trust! He understand the needs from me and my family and he always try his best to meet our needs throughout my journey. He is patient and polite. I plan to go back to meet him and his son!

Travel Year : 2018
Roy
Australia

The whole experience was amazing, memories I will have forever.

5 stars
 Everest base camp trek. An incredible life-changing experience. I was with a small group which I found enhanced the experience and make it more personal. My guide and my porter were some of the nicest people I have ever met, after the trek, we shared a meal at both their places which were magical and I am still in touch with my guide Hari. Coolest guy! Planning my next trek soon for sure.

Travel Year : 2022
Bob Hudecheck
USA

Hari Gurung is the professional guide

5 stars
"Hari  Gurung is the professional guide for your adventure!  He has many years of experience, great communication skills and speaks excellent English.  He took good care of me when I was sick, made sure I was safe and comfortable and always made sure I was having a good time as a solo trekker.  Hari has much knowledge of all trekking areas, how to arrange permits, transportation and accommodations.  Hari always had one of the biggest and best smiles in Nepal, he will put you in touch and provide interaction with the beautiful people, culture and mountains of Nepal" "If you're looking for a professional guide I recommend Hari Gurung.  During my 20 day solo trek, not only did he show me beautiful Nepal but we became good friends.  At all the guest houses or villages we trekked too, everyone was excited to see Hari and meet his guest.  This was important because we had great accommodations, food and much dancing.  While I was sick in Tengboche or feeling a little overwhelmed in Katmandu he took great care of me.  Hari made my visit to Nepal a trip of a lifetime that I know I could not have had without him.  Let Hari show you everything Nepal has to offer, the different cultures, beautiful people and awesome mountains!"

Travel Year : 2018
Scott Kennedy
USA

Best Experience

5 stars
Hari was an exceptional guide from the time I arrived at the airport to when he dropped me off. The itinerary was impeccably organized, he was flexible to meet my preferences, and knew the routes and surroundings very well. Hari is very well-liked by the other guides which is helpful in the hostels, and is also good with people. I recommend him highly enough.

Travel Year : 2019
Jess
Australian

Manaslu circuit and tsum valley trekking

5 stars
"We had a fantastic trip with Hari as our guide for the Manaslu Circuit and the Tsum Valley. Hari was great - he always knew the best place to stay, best place to eat, best views and side trips to take. He was knowledgeable of the local customs, full of interesting stories, facts and figures and above all fun to be around. It was a real pleasure to have him as our guide - he made our holiday truly memorable. We can't thank him enough."

Travel Year : 2019
Cheers Greg
Australia

Manaslu and Tsum Valley trekking review by Greg

5 stars
My wife and I spent almost a month with Hari last year doing the Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trek. We had the most incredible trip and in Hari we couldn't have imagined having a better guide. Patient, attentive but not overbearing, able to adapt our itinerary to suit our level of fitness to maximise our enjoyment of the trek. He always knew the best place to stay and who had the best food. We have travelled all over the world and this has been my favorite trip to date. 
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