Sustainable Tourism & Social Enterprise Development

The Nepal Trust uses tourism, the world’s largest industry, in a responsible way as a driving catalyst for job creation, income generation & local (economic) development in the poorest parts of Nepal. The Nepal Trust organizes & runs (commercialized) ‘Treks-to-Build Health & Community’ throughout Nepal to develop the Karnali region by combining business with sustainable development. The Nepal Trust is supported by UNESCO to promote Humla Eco-tourism and develop the Humla Natural & Cultural Trail and by UNWTO/STEP/SNV to implement the much talked about Great Himalaya Trail Development Program (, which has been promoted through the Trust's efforts in partnership with Sean Burch ( and Rotary International District 3292 - Nepal.