We are a unique, boutique trekking business who specialise in treks in Nepal.

Current Treks

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  • Island Peak Trek 2014 with Bonington Treks

    Imja Tse (Island Peak) Expedition 2014 - 22 day trek via Everest Base Camp

    Join us on this amazing trek through the Khumbu valley via Everest Base Camp, culminating in climbing the magnificent Imja Tse, better known as Island Peak (6,189m).

    Imagine standing on top of a Himalayan peak? Can you feel the sense of achievement as you stand in one of the most awe inspiring vista’s on earth, staring in wonder at what nature has created, in these amazing snow and ice covered structures that are the highest places on earth.

    Group Size:
    Max. 12 people
    22 days
    18th March 2014, Kathmandu
    09th April 2014, Kathmandu
    Trek Leader:
    Ian Wall
    AUD $3,497 / person
    AUD $3,497 / person
    AUD $1,000 / person (Non-refundable)
    AUD $3,497 / person (Non-refundable)
  • Everest Base Camp - Joe Bonington takes you through
    Bonington’s Everest

    More than a Base Camp Trek. Following in the footsteps of celebrated mountaineer, Sir Chris Bonington, this special outstanding trek to Everest Base Camp is one of the world’s great adventures. As well as telling a compelling story, our trip spends extra time acclimatizing to increase your chances of success and we include a unique cultural itinerary.

    Trek Leader:
    Joe Bonington
    20 days (Kathmandu–Kathmandu)
    £1,995 (non-returnable deposit £500)
    AU$3,795 (non-returnable deposit AU $1,000)
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About Us

We don’t sell millions of trips all over the world, we sell a small exclusive number of trips into places that we have a history with and have an affinity to.

Our history

Bonington Treks was founded by Joe Bonington. Joe has grown up with adventure in his blood. Joe’s father is Sir Chris Bonington CBE, a living mountaineering legend and one of the world’s most successful expedition leaders. So from cradle onwards Joe has heard of tales of adventure and of far off lands. Helping his Dad on lecture tours and preparing for expeditions as a child gave Joe a taste for exotic countries and wild locations.

Our treks

Our treks take a little longer because we treat you as if you were in an expedition, allowing more time for acclimatisation. Unlike some other trekking companies we want to maximise your chance of reaching your end destination.

We allow opportunities to immerse the trekking team in the unique culture of the region, visiting monasteries, temples and points of cultural heritage.

Our support crew

Our ground crew in Nepal are second to none. Our contacts in Nepal go back along way. Bikrum Pandey, our agent in Kathmandu, has been organising professional expeditions for over 20 years as well as organising for the world’s major trekking companies and charities. One of our Sirdars, Ram, was a porter on Chris’s famous 1975 South West Face expedition. He is now one of the countries most sought after and experienced trekking sirdars.

Everest Base Camp trekkers at the top of Kala Patar with Everest in the background
  • The trek to Everest Base Camp was fantastic! Thanks to Joe and the team at Bonington Treks for your leadership, experience and professionalism. You made my experience of the Himalayas absolutely incredible!

    —Jeremy Larkins

A Bonington Trek is not just a trek, it’s a story as well as a journey, it is history as well as adventure, it is culture as well as beautiful scenery.

You are going on an adventure of a lifetime; we at Bonington Treks want to ensure that you receive an amazing, successful and colourful adventure.

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Press Coverage

Official Press Releases

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PE teacher makes emotional trek to Annapurna 21st January 2010 Download PDF »
Unique Trips to Everest Base Camp 18th January 2010 Download PDF »
Scale the peaks with legend Sr Chris Bonington 28th October 2009 Download PDF »

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Bonington Treks
28 Parkes Road
Collaroy NSW 2097
Main: 017687 58859
UK: 00 44 845 557 0186
Australia: +61 2 9400 2561
+61 2 9400 2498

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The team at Everest Base Camp Nepal Treks Everest Base Camp Trek Sir Chris Bonington and Bonington Treks founder Joe Bonington with Mount Everest in the background