Policies & Standards

Here are some of our standard operational policies and procedures:

Equal Opportunities
Child & Vulnerable Adult Protection
Participant Selection - for volunteer trips
Crisis management Plan
Porters' Rights
Memorandum of Understanding with in-country office on Porters' Rights
Sustainability & Responsible Tourism
Company Structure Diagram
Venture Stakeholder Diagram - for youth trips
Participant Code of Conduct - for volunteer trips
Responsibilities of Venture Stakeholders
Health and Safety Policy
Human Rights Policy
Emergencies and Evacuations in Nepal
Quality Promise
Fair Trade Volunteering
AMS Scorecards for High Altitude Treks & Climbs

We have policies and risk assessments listed below kept on cloud for anyone to view or we can send them a pdf of the assessment. All assessments are updated annually according to the requirements of the BS8848 standard. 

  • Mountaineering
  • Trekking
  • Jungle Travel
  • Health & Medical
  • Accommodation
  • Safaris
  • Towns & Cities
  • Water Activities
  • Vehicle Travel

We also supply our staff with guidelines including briefing procedures, guesthouse management, risk awareness and assessment, first aid, stores & equipment, trip preparation, ongoing trip assessment, conduct and presentation, vehicle preparation, communication and behaviour and guidelines for the use of Post Exposure Prophylaxis Anti-Retroviral Medicines (PEPs) and information regarding Universal Precautions.

Data protection

Adventure Alternative adheres to the Data Protection Act 1998 and is registered with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO).

Our Registration Number is: Z2125893