Sixteen years ago three Nepali sisters, Lucky, Dicky and Nicky Chhetri, founded 3 Sisters Adventure Trekking with a view to empowering and employing rural women in adventure travel. Inspired by their love of the mountains and the strength they gained from mountaineering, they decided to train women as guides.

Via their local NGO, Empowering Women of Nepal, 3 Sisters offers unprecedented opportunities for women from poor, remote mountainous regions to become confident, self-sufficient and successful through adventure tourism. So far over 600 women have attended their women’s trekking guide training.

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