GIO ADVENTURES WAS BORN IN THE HIMALAYAS
Born in the Himalayas in 1999 ensuring enhanced familiarity and knowledge of the region and high safety standards. It is headquartered in the hill town of Dehradun in Garhwal Himalayas. Our familiarity and knowledge of the region ensures smooth running of all our trips.
SMALL GROUP SIZES AND GUARANTEED DEPARTURES
All our fixed departures have on an average about 8-10 people. 12 is our upper limit and we run all departures even if we have two people on board
OVER 60 SELF OPERATED TRIPS WITH GUARANTEED DEPARTURES
More than 60 different Outdoors Trips with Guaranteed Departures (trekking, skiing, rafting, cycling & more), all self operated.
OWN EXTENSIVE INFRASTRUCTURE AND EQUIPMENT
Our team is ably backed by our infrastructure to ensure great delivery. We have a big fleet of rafts, support vehicles, imported cycles, best quality camping & climbing equipment & offices to help you plan and book your trips in Delhi, Bombay, Dehradun, Bangalore & Ahmedabad.
We also own & run 8 lodges/ fixed camps in the Himalayas (www.himalayanecolodges.com)
OUR TEAM AND WEALTH OF HIMALAYAN EXPERIENCE
We are a group of about 100 people mostly from different villages in the Indian Himalayas. We have an in-house team of more than 30 trained & experienced guides/trip leaders.
The company's collective knowledge of the Indian Himalayas & love for the outdoors is unmatched. Most of the instructors/guides are trained from reputed mountain schools and have a minimum 4-5 years of experience and are mentored by Satish Khanduri, mountaineer par excellance. Our company is led by Nalin Khanduri, an Engineer and MBA who left corporate life to set up the company 17 years ago.
Due to a big in-house team of instructors and our own high quality equipment we are able to sell our trips at very attractive prices. Apart from having a very competitive price matrix our pricing is in INR and does not change for anyone, anywhere in the world except where it involves charges by the government. A GIO adventures has a policy of transparency with regards to its pricing and prices are clearly mentioned with inclusions/exclusions. There are no hidden costs
STRONG BELIEVERS IN "RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL"
Respect for mountains and a genuine love for anything adventurous is the common thread binding us. Being from the mountains we realise the dangers of high impact tourism on our ecology and try to run our trips in the most eco friendly manner
Recognised by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India as an Approved Adventure Tour Operator