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Social Trekking Opportunity in Nepal

Welcome ro Makalu Arun Social Trek (MAST)! A governments registered and licensed social trekking companies established by Sankhuwasabha Education Scholarship Foundation (SESF), Khandbari  in Nepal. Through MAST we  offer social trekking opportunities for our guests around Makalu and Arun valley region of Eastern.

With a team of well experienced and dedicated staff we are excited about sharing the very best of Nepal with you. Our service goes beyond tourism that lets you travel with a purpose, and experience the country the way we do. After all, you become part of the family when you trek with us. It is an incredible and unique experience!

Teahouse-style Social Trekking

We follow a community-based approach to trekking through teahouse-style accommodation, village home-stays, local porter guides, cultural exchanges, support for local service providers, and advocacy for an appreciation not only of nature, but also indigenous cultures. We serve as an ambassador for local communities by facilitating the exchange of goods and services between trekkers and local businesses, like tea houses and village home-stays. Our policy requires trekkers to pay directly to local service providers for their services rendered.

No Frills

We pride ourselves as one of the region's best operators at the lowest cost possible. You only pay for what you need, really! Our trekking programs are highly affordable, flexible and customizable, and designed to offer you maximum enjoyment and adventure.

Credibility and Safety First

Enjoy the utmost safety during your trek with us. We are licensed and affiliated with Nepal Ministry of Tourism and TAAN. Our guides and porters are multi-lingual, professionally trained, and insured for your safety and wellbeing. They live here, and know your destination very well. They are also trained and insured, and have successfully led treks and expeditions across some of the most diverse and rugged mountain terrain in Nepal.

We Give Back

We employ local people and local resources. We put people at the heart of what we do and are proud to say that we run a social business. What's more, 100% of the income generated goes back to the local community. We're the low-impact, eco-friendly and community-oriented way to travel!

Thank you very much for visiting our site. More information about us
Makalu Arun Social Trek (MAST)
Khandbari, 10,Sankhuwasabha
Kosshi Zone (Nepal)


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