Our Standards

The goal of the Climate Trek project is to reinspire tourists to travel to Nepal and the Helambu region to help inhabitants to build up a reliable source of income. In order to achieve this in the most sustainable way possible, we have developed comfort and environmental standards that all participating lodges fulfill.

Comfort standards

  • Double beds:
    • Thick mattresses
    • Pillow and blanket including cover
  • Cleanliness
  • Private sit-down toilets along with soap and toilet paper
  • Facilities for warm showering
  • Towels
  • Local cuisine and drinks
  • Clean drinking water
  • Heated lounge
  • Electricity (lights, place to charge cameras, mobile phones, etc.)

Environmental standards

  • Local construction materials
  • Construction that requires little energy (e.g., insulated buildings, windows facing southwards)
  • Avoidance of waste, garbage sorting
  • Composting
  • Solar water heating
  • Electricity generation using renewable energies
  • Bio-degradable products such as soap
  • Information on biodiversity, climate change, culture in the region