WHY TRAVEL WITH US
Make your journey worthwhile by choosing to travel with a local company!
Choosing Local Expertise over International Brands
A win-win deal for you!
When you book a trip with a local company like ours, you will be dealing directly with the real tour operators and guides who will guide you on your trip. Most international companies use the services of local travel agents to organize their tours and treks in the Himalayas. They may charge a huge fee in the name of an international brand, but the real people on the ground taking care of the logistics will be local vendors and agents.
Booking directly with a local company will have you paying a lot less than what you will pay when you book with an international company. Firstly you will be cutting out the middle-man’s cost and secondly, you will be removing any additional charges that the international company may add to the basic trip cost, thereby saving your hard-earned money
Before committing to book, you can expect to get a precise reply for your queries from a local agent because they live there and they know the destination like nobody else. You will get the best tips and advice from local experts rather than from those who sit in Europe and America and have zero or just a sketchy idea of the place you are about to visit. When faced with an emergency situation, it will be easier to contact a local operator than a foreign company with an overseas office.
Founders – Experts from Tourism Field
Third Rock Adventures was created with the joint effort of experts from the tourism field. Among its founders are former trekking guides, experts from the hospitality sector and people who have spent decades in the tourism industry. This company has been founded by locals and much of its workforce consists of locals. The company, with its head office in Kathmandu, Nepal, is a government registered agency. Third Rock Adventures has its regional offices in Bhutan, Tibet, India and USA.
Experienced Local Guides
Booking with a local company like also adds on to your trip value. You will be guided around by locals who have first-hand knowledge of the area you are visiting and give you personalized tips and advice about the local ‘must-sees’ and ‘must-visit’ that are not listed in guide books. They have grown up in the area you are visiting and will take you to all the interesting hidden nooks and corners that guide books rarely mention. All our local guides have an experience of about a decade. They have the requisite license and can communicate in English.
Destination Experts and 24/7 International Support
Our Travel Consultants are destination experts. Their first-hand knowledge about the place you want to visit will help you plan your trip in the best possible way. They will offer their service on a personal level to ensure that you have a great trip. Our customer care staff is ready to take your call 24/7 to handle any kind of emergency. We also make it a point to post a prompt response to your emails or voicemails as soon as we receive it.
Our Lifetime Deposit guarantees that you don’t lose your deposit when you have to cancel your booking. While there will be no refund, we will keep your deposit safe till you are able to take a trip with us. You can retain your initial deposit to book a trip of your choice at a later date. Lifetime Deposit allows you to use the deposit of your cancelled trip for the same trip or another one at your chosen timeframe. You can also transfer your deposit to a friend or family.
Gain loyalty bonus by choosing to travel with Third Rock Adventures. Earn a point each time you book a trip with us. When you book a tour, you can create your profile on our site and become a Premium User. You can do this by validating your e-mail ID while booking your trip online. Each time you book a trip with us you gain a loyalty bonus point. The accumulated bonus points can be used to book a trip of your choice anytime you like. The Loyalty Bonus will be valid only after your second booking.
Refer our company or any of our trips to your family and friends get a ‘Referral Bonus’. You don’t have to book a trip with us to get a referral bonus. Just become a TRA member by creating a profile and recommend our trips to others. To become a member you only have to fill up the membership form and get a valid User ID. The Referral Bonus point is transferred to your account when your family or friends book a trip with us on your recommendation. *Conditions Apply
Focus on Environment Friendly Practices
We support ‘sustainable tourism’. We use hotels that are serious about reducing their impact on the environment. While trekking, we urge our clients to minimize the use of plastic or polythene bags and to be careful about disposing their waste. We also dissuade our clients from using soaps or detergents while washing in the river. The mountains are beautiful and we should do our best to preserve their pristine beauty. We make it a point to patronize local businesses that are environmentally friendly.