What is the minimum qualification for tour guide and trekking guide ?

January 20, 2022 nepalguide
What is the minimum qualification for tour guide and trekking guide ?

Tour Guide for minimum qualification 

-Bachelor in any stream and most be fluent in any one language other than Nepali like English, French, German, Spanish etc.
– Have great knowledge of culture, architecture, history, people, etc. and every aspects of tourism sector.
-You have to take the training from govt. to get Tour Guide License.
-Minimum 2 years of trekking experience being an assistant guide or porter
-Basic English written and spoken skill (untill now, it may change)
-knowledge about trekking trail, history, people, culture etc. will add more points
-must have trekking guide license from govt.

Here is details for guide training

Application Form charge : NRs. 500/-
Training Fees:
Tourist Guide: NRs. 25,000/- (Minimum Qualification Bachelors degree or equivalent)
Last Date of Form submission :
Documents required :
– Academic certificates of SLC, Intermediate/+2 and Bachelors level
– citizenship certificate copy
– recently taken PP size photograph

Trekking Guide Course
Establish yourself in the tourism industry as a certified Trekking Guide. We offer the best theoretical and practical training by Nepal’s reputed instructors.

Nepal Mountain Academy’s Trekking Guide Training (TGT) course is recognized by Government of Nepal, Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation and Tourism Industry stakeholders across the nation that enables a trainee to gain professional knowledge and skills regarding the trekking and tourism field so as to make Trekking as their profession, thus making money through it.


The TGT is a 35 days course where students gain professional knowledge of:

Tourism and Environment
Communication skills
History and Religion of Nepal
Geography of Nepal
Flora and Fauna
Mountain Geology
Trekking and Mountaineering
Safety and Security in Trekking
Rock-climbing and Camp-Site Management
Anthropology of Nepal
Conflict Management
Leadership Theory
Intercultural Management or Cross-cultural Tourism Behavior
Financing & Accounting
Insurance System in Nepal
Tourism & Law Trainees’ Experiences in the Field.
Including practical skills like:

Walking with poles
Rope Coiling
Conflict Management
Mountain Risk Assessment
Wall Climbing
Medical resuscitations techniques
Trekking Communication
Altitude Pathology Training

Interested candidates can fill-up the form here to acquire the training.


For more details please contact
Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management (NATHM)
Rabi Bhawan, Kalimati,Kathmandu, Nepal
Nepal Mounatin Guide TeamS (Nepal Planet Treks and Expedition Pvt. Ltd.)
GPO: 4453 Paknajol ,Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone: +977-1-4252196
Mobile: +977-9841613822 (Sanjib)
Fax: +977-1-4252196
Email: sanjibtrekguide@gmail.com