Nepal Sanctuary Treks is dedicated to partnering with accommodations in Nepal that prioritize sustainability. We take pride in curating a selection of handpicked lodgings that adhere to eco-friendly principles.

Kathmandu Guest House

Since 1967, the Kathmandu Guest House, a transformed mansion from the Rana dynasty, has been the preferred serene sanctuary. With fragrant gardens and spacious corridors, it offers a tranquil escape. Kathmandu Guest House, a well-known hotel in Nepal, has taken steps towards sustainability. Incorporating regular cleanup activities and implementing an environmentally friendly disposal method for plastic waste further highlights the Kathmandu Guest House’s commitment to sustainability. Particularly, they use environment-friendly disposal of plastic in smokeless incinerators. Learn more about their sustainability 

Peacock Guest House, Bhaktapur

Peacock Guest House stands as a boutique hotel situated in the heart of Dattatreya Square, Bhaktapur, an esteemed UNESCO World Heritage Site. Providing contemporary conveniences coupled with authentic Nepali warmth, the hotel presents a window into history, showcasing its exquisite Newar architectural style that traces its origins back to the 14th century.

Sustainability: Utilization of solar panels, timer switches, energy efficiency bulbs, housekeeping by requests to reduce water usage, Paul water purification system, local and seasonal ingredient sourcing within the locality

Eco-friendly practices: Reuse towels, waste recycling, composting of raw kitchen waste, and reduce usage of plastic, and styrofoam.

The guesthouse has a special open area where visitors can watch skilled artisans create famous centuries-old Newar woodwork, known for its intricate craftsmanship.

Barahi Jungle Lodge 

Barahi Jungle Lodge has achieved the ISO 14001:2015 certification, underscoring their commitment to effective environmental management systems. The ISO 14001:2015 standard is globally acknowledged, showcasing an organization’s unwavering focus on handling its environmental influence. At Barahi Jungle Lodge, they understand the importance of preserving our natural resources and minimizing our ecological footprint. They have implemented a range of initiatives to reduce our environmental impact. They believe that by adopting sustainable practices, they can help protect the natural beauty of our surroundings and provide a more meaningful and authentic travel experience for their guests. Please find the Sustainability Certificate.

The Old Inn, Bandipur 

The Old Inn Bandipur is a charming and historic guesthouse located in the town of Bandipur, Nepal. It is known for its traditional architecture, vintage atmosphere, and picturesque surroundings. The guesthouse provides travelers with a glimpse into the past while offering comfortable accommodations and a taste of local culture.


  • Implemented water reuse or recycling systems
  • Use energy-efficient lighting throughout
  • Provide employment and support to local school
  • incorporate local elements in various aspects of the hotel
  • As a part of CSR they support Schools and underprivileged
  • Offer activities to guests like nature walk
  • Prioritize purchasing local ingredients whenever possible
  •  Actively support local artisans or businesses by purchasing locally-made products

Babar Mahal Villas

Babar Mahal Villas is a luxurious lodging in Kathmandu, Nepal. It’s part of the historic Babar Mahal complex from the 19th century. The villas offer a blend of tradition and modern comfort, with lavish rooms and serene gardens. They also focus on local culture, hosting art events and workshops. It’s a unique way to experience Kathmandu’s history and luxury.


  • Cut down on the use of plastic water bottles
  • Water bottle filling station in the lobby
  • Solar Panel installation
  • Install additional towel racks in the bathroom to make it easy for guests to reuse towels
  • Offering electric vehicles during airport transfer

The Pavilion Himalayas The Farm , Pokhara

The Pavilion Himalayas, also called The Farm, is a luxury resort in Pokhara, Nepal. It offers a unique blend of comfort and nature. Nestled in the Himalayas, it’s a tranquil place to unwind while enjoying the stunning surroundings. What sets it apart is its commitment to sustainability and community well-being.


  • The resort holds the Green Pearls international sustainability certification
  • Produce their own bio gas from the organic waste.
  • Do not use plastic products at their property.
  •  Clear glass water bottles are provided in the rooms.
  • The hotel disposes of its’ own waste.
  • hotel owns its own organic farm where they promote organic farming providing employment to the locals as well as educating local farmers to increase productivity by organic practices.
  • Provide employment opportunities at the resort and operate our own non-profit organization called Right4children. They provide opportunities to underprivileged children with voluntary training and provide recruitment services.
  • Organise village visits, cooking classes, and cycling for guests
  • Produce own organic food served at the restaurant to the guests.
  • The swimming pool is cleaned using Himalayan pink salt and alum and does not use chlorine.
  • They have rainwater harvesting, solar energy, biogas production, greywater treatment

Please check their sustainability.

Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge

Perched on a ridge outside Pokhara, along the original route of the Royal Trek used by HRH the Prince of Wales in 1980, this lodge was established in 1998 by Sir Edmund Hillary. An idyllic retreat for relaxation in the tranquil mountainous setting, it’s a haven away from Nepal’s urban hustle. The lodge comprises a central building with a bar and dining space, while comfortable guest rooms are grouped like a Nepali village, each featuring a private bathroom, veranda, and stunning Himalayan vistas.

Diners are treated to daily fixed menus showcasing Nepali dishes and continental specialties, all crafted from fresh local produce, home-grown herbs, and garden salads. Visitors can explore the lush surroundings through bird walks and guided day hikes, led by expert local guides. The lodge achieved  Travelife Gold Standard.

Please check their sustainability 

Dwarika’s Hotel

Nestled in Kathmandu, The Dwarika’s Hotel provides an authentic immersion into Nepal’s timeless cultural legacy. Rooted in a deep tradition of Nepalese hospitality, the hotel seamlessly integrates the nation’s splendid architectural practices. This fusion of Nepal’s heritage and enduring hospitality tradition transforms The Dwarika’s Hotel into an intimate portrayal of an elevated Nepali way of life.

Tiger Tops 

Over the past 50 years, their core ethos of responsible tourism has stood them in good stead. They are a family business and many of their staff have worked there for their whole careers. They promote conservation awareness at all of their properties and aim to have the least possible impact on the surrounding environment. Likewise, they want to ensure their legacy is sustainable, and thus they engage readily with local communities by providing jobs, skill training education, and health facilities.

Furthermore, they consider themselves to offer a luxury adventure experience. Not luxury in the “gold taps” sense of the word, but they want to take their visitors to faraway and stunning parts of this amazing country and let them feel the natural environment. They believe in having good food and cozy rooms, but most importantly, they believe in having excellent staff – the people who will make your experience truly come to life.

Please check their sustainability 

Jungle Villa Resort, Chitwan

Nestled amid lush greenery and situated by the Rapti river, Jungle Villa Resort offers residents stunning nature scenes and wildlife observation opportunities. Located on the northern border of Chitwan National Park, the resort enhances your jungle adventure with comfortable amenities.

Integrating seamlessly with the environment, the resort allows wildlife viewing from both its rooms and deck. Witness herds of deer, the unique one-horned rhinoceros, the majestic Royal Bengal tiger, a variety of birds, as well as aquatic creatures during sunrise or sunset along the Rapti river.


  • Implement energy-efficient lighting
  • Provide employment to local people in the lodge
  •  Incorporate local elements in various aspects of the hotel
  • Prioritize purchasing local ingredients whenever possible
  • Support local artisans or businesses by purchasing locally-made products
  • Offer paperless options for guest communication

Namobuddha Resort, Kavre


  • All the items are sourced from their garden including ingredients like paneer and tofu, as well as fresh salads, sourdough bread baked in our wood-fired oven, pastries, jams made from our homegrown fruits, and ice cream created from their buffalo milk.
  • To supplement what cannot be produced onsite, we purchase fresh fruit and vegetables from local farmers supporting the surrounding economy.
  • They strictly avoid using any artificial components in their cooking processes.
  • The resort is surrounded by our organic farm and natural forest land.
  • Staff follow the best practices to care for the earth, creating a sustainable environment that will last for generations.
  • Cottages are beautifully built in the traditional Nepali style by carpenters and masons from Kirtipur. They employ natural materials and building techniques, including mud and organic paints.
  • There are many options available to explore the local area: short walks in the neighbouring villages, day treks to heritage sites and places of interest nearby.
  • Organic filter coffee, black tea, and lemongrass tea from their garden are freely available all days for guests
  • Approximately 80% of the staff are recruited from neighboring villages.
  • Support Association for Craft Production, Their bed handwoven cushion covers and bed linen are designed s according to tradition patterns.
  • Their stylish crockery comes from Thimi Ceramic in Bhaktapur , where they use nontoxic glazing materials and stoneware ceramics
  • They closely monitor water consumption on a daily basis and recycle the greywater from the communal shower house.
  • They have established water recharge ponds that not only replenish their own spring but also neighboring ones, thereby enhancing the community’s access to water.

Mountain Lodges of Nepal 

Supply hot, purified water in insulated Thermos Flasks at mountain lodges across Nepal’s Everest and Annapurna regions. Furnish rooms with stainless steel pitchers of boiled, filtered water. Distribute reusable plastic bottles for the duration of the trek. Read more on Mountain Lodges of Nepal’s sustainability 




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