2 independent reviews for Annapurna trekking vacations, Nepal

Reviews for Annapurna trekking vacations, Nepal

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review 25 Apr 2022

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

I got food poisoning and bacterial gastroenteritis two days into the trek and had to stop the trek and ended up in hospital for 2 nights...

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

don't eat or drink anything...! Nepalese people are extremely kind

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

yes

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

a bit of a disaster

Read the operator's response here:

Thank you for your feedback, which we take seriously. We were very sorry to hear about your sickness during the trip and subsequent hospitalisation. We are aware that our staff in Nepal did all they could to treat your sickness and look after you whilst you were with the group and after you were evacuated. This was a group trip and we wanted to point out that no one else in the group had any gastrointestinal problems during the trek. In addition we received positive feedback from other members of the group. Unfortunately it is possible to pick up a stomach problems from anywhere in Nepal, either in Kathmandu or from places where our staff have no control of food hygiene. Over the year we have spent a lot of time and energy training our staff and cooks in food hygiene and we are proud of our record for keeping our trekkers safe. Thank you for joining us and we hope that you have some positive memories from your trek in Nepal.

review 7 Apr 2019

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

The local people and the experience of the guide/leader

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Bring more socks and tea shirts!

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Yes! Using local people as guides, cooks etc. Using a 10 pieces yellow bag to pick up litter on the trail-something that was noticed by other groups.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

Excellent! Even enjoyed the nerve wracking driving!

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