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Why Climb with Us

Safety. Experience. Quality. World-renowned mountaineers

Whether you want to brush up on basic skills or tackle an advanced climb in the Himalaya, we have the experience, leadership and suitably graded expeditions to make your goal attainable.

From beginner skills-based courses to more advanced climbs, our experienced crew and professional leaders will teach you the essential basics. We want you to succeed, so we start you out with modest goals, which in turn boosts your confidence allowing you to move onto more challenging goals.

Of course, safety is our number one goal, but we also want you to enjoy the process. We want you to learn something so you improve your climbing skills and gain invaluable experience for your next expedition.

Our mountaineering experts are world-class, and collectively have several centuries worth of experience in the mountains. They’ll show you the ropes, but at your pace, not theirs.

What to expect on our mountaineering expeditions

  • Enjoy freshly prepared meals, three times a day, when on trek in Nepal | <i>Lachlan Gardiner</i>
  • Trekkers enjoying a nutritious breakfast | <i>Lachlan Gardiner</i>
  • Summit success on Peak Lenin |  <i>Soren Kruse Ledet</i>

  • Our highly trained team will add another level of comfort to your adventure in Nepal |  <i>Lachlan Gardiner</i>
  • Celebrations following a successful climb, Karakoram, Pakistan |  <i>Tim Macartney-Snape</i>
  • Approaching the summit of Cholo in perfect conditions, Khumbu region, Nepal |  <i>Soren Kruse Ledet</i>

  • Our experienced leaders will teach you valuable expedition climbing skills |  <i>Lachlan Gardiner</i>
  • All high altitude treks carry a Portable Altitude Chamber |  <i>Lachlan Gardiner</i>
  • Climbers traverse a ridge in West Nepal |  <i>Lachlan Gardiner</i>
  • Porters provide the backbone for a great trek in Nepal |  <i>Lachlan Gardiner</i>
  • We carry a comprehensive medical kit on all treks |  <i>Lachlan Gardiner</i>

World Expeditions has been organising treks, climbs and tours across the globe for more than four decades and our firsthand knowledge of adventure travel is unmatched. 

Whether you're looking for a beginner mountaineering course or more challenging expeditions, we have something for various interests and fitness levels.

October 2018  I embarked on a 30 day expedition  with World Expeditions to climb two peaks in the Himalayas. The first peak was Mera Peak (6478m/21,246ft) then crossing the Amphu Labsta Pass at 5845m into the Imja & Khumbu Valley to climb Island Peak (6189m/20,305ft).  Music from MusicVine.Com Traveller's Hymn - Aarron Paul Low Give Us A Chance - Tell No Tales Aurora - Josh Stewart Light The Way - Arcansa Voyager of Dreams - Patrick Runblad  Filmed with  Panasonic GH5 Leica 12-60mm Panasonic Lumix 25mm f1.7 Panasonic Lumix 42.5mm f1.7  GoPro Hero 6  DJI Mavic 2 Pro with PolarPro ND Filters  If you want to know more drop me a message on Instagram @DaveWhyte89

'Tim is an amazing guy. He knows Nepal like no one else I can imagine. I've been a hiker and a climber and a mountaineer for my whole life but I've never really been in the mountains with somebody quite like Tim, ' Jim, trekker on the Gorakh Himal Exploratory trek with Tim Macartney-Snape.  An exploratory trek with Tim is like no other trekking experience in Nepal. Heading to remote, unexplored places that seem like 'blanks on the map, where it's possible that no western trekker has ever been before, is what Tim - and those who keep returning to join him - revels in.   If this sounds like your type of adventure then head to our website to discover where Tim is planning to explore next.

Delivering quality since 1975...

BIG Adventures with a small footprint

We visit remote communities and venture in pristine – and often untouched – natural environments. Preserving and sustaining them for future generations is not just important, but essential. Read our Thoughtful Travel charter on ways we are leading responsible travel practices in the places we explore.

World firsts

We proudly pioneered trails in Nepal and the Indian Himalaya that had never before been used commercially, including the Api Himal and a traverse from Kashmir to Ladakh through Zanskar (1983). We offered the first ever trekking trip to Tibet (1991) as well as piloted the first commercial opportunity to walk the Great Himalaya Trail (2010) linking the high passes from Nepal’s most eastern to western borders. We’re always looking to provide new and unique experiences to get you off the well-trodden trails. 

Unique and off-the-map expeditions

We continue to push the envelope each year by innovating new programs while also finessing our classics, so that even the most experienced climber will find inspiration within our range. Enhancing your journey with authentic experiences, genuine cultural exchange and real exploration are the focal points on all of our expeditions.

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