The great Himalayas covering the region between Nepal’s Far-Eastern district Taplejung to Far-Western District Darchula has been known as The Great Himalaya Region. The trekking route established in this region has been introduced as The Great Himalaya Trail in recent times. Considering the underlying social, financial and geographical situations of the backward communities living in very remote Himalayan n Hilly districts falling under this great Himalayan trail, the Great Himalayan Trail (Nepal) Alliance has been established for the proportional, financial, social and traditional development of the inhabitants living in that area, through adventurous tourism. On 29th Chaitra, 2069, to work in an organized manner, this organization has been registered in District Administration Office, Kathmandu under Organization Registration Act 2034. For smooth functioning of this organization, a nine-member working committee has been established, consisting of Chairman, First Vice-president, Second Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and remaining all four as members.
a. Economic growth of underprivileged local communities of all GHT sections (Lower and Upper GHT) and other remote districts of Nepal organizing programme for developing sustainable tourism by responsible tourism practice, developing physical infrastructures, capacity building of local communities, stakeholders, local authorities and CBOs and conserving religious, cultural, social, biodiversity and natural heritage of destinations.
b. Standardize livelihood of local community people of GHT sections and other remote districts by developing entrepreneurship & self-employment and creating employment opportunities through maximum and sustainable use of agro, forest and other natural resources at destinations.
c. Organize essential and basic need programme related to education, health and other public services which ensure equal development of all GHT sections and other remote district of Nepal.
d. Actively involve for minimizing the impact of global warming and climate change by conducting environment conservation and alternative energy programme.
e. Conduct activities related to gender and social inclusion.
f. Identify tourism market to develop sustainable tourism; partnership with different stakeholders for effective marketing and market promotion of Nepal’s tourism.
g. Coordinate and lobbying with related authorities of Nepal Government for policy advocacy, amendment on tourism policy, act, regulation and other relevant legal document to ensure sustainable development of tourism in Nepal.