See what our clients say about Oneals Backpackers Adventure
What an amazing 11 days in Nepal !! Oneals Backpackers Adventure answered all our questions before the trip. Our guide looked after us and took care of everything on our tour around Kathmandu and throughout Poon Hill Ghorepani trekking. Thank you Oneals Backpackers Adventure team for such a fantastic trekking holiday in Nepal. We’ll be back soon.
Ryan Robinson and Emily Phipps (England)
Viele Wochen später denke ich noch so gerne an meinen ersten Trek im Himalaya Gebirge zurück und bin immer noch sehr froh, dass ich mich für Oneals Backpackers Adventure entschieden habe. Die Kommunikation im voraus war einwandfrei und so konnte ich den Trek von der ersten Minute an genießen. Frei und unbeschwert ohne mir groß Gedanken machen zu müssen. Die Länge der Etappen und die Unterkünfte waren perfekt gewählt, das Programm war vor und nach dem Trek je nach persönlichen Interessen zugeschnitten und mich hat vor allem Oneals Wissen rund um Nepal beeindruckt. Das war wirklich eintauchen in eine neue Kultur. Über den kompletten Zeitraum hat sich Oneal sehr professionell, hilfsbereit und freundschaftlich um meine Trekkingpartnerin und mich gekümmert. Wir haben uns immer in besten Händen gefühlt und würden uns jederzeit wieder für Oneals Backpackers Adventure entscheiden. DANKE Oneal!
Katharina Schmitt (Germany)
Had an amazing two week experience which was perfectly tailored to suit our preferences and time scale. Oneal is a fantastic guide who was able to introduce us to aspects of Nepalese culture that we would not otherwise have experienced. Thank you Oneals Backpackers Adventure.
Mary King, Matt Beardmore & Hanna Benjamin (England)
Oneal ist einfach der beste. Haben den 12 Tage Annapurna Base Camp-Trek mit ihm gemacht und keine Sekunde bereut.
Mathias Weigel (Germany)
Well where do I begin? March 2017 we trekked the forbidden kingdom of Upper Mustang. It had been on my radar for a number of years, and having been good friends with Oneal since 2012 it seemed an obvious choice to use his company Oneals Backpackers Adventure. All the complicated logistics were organised in a efficient and timely manner; particularly the return flight from Pokhara to Jomsom and the restricted area permit (definitely worth the fee, see the photos on his webpage).
In all honesty Oneal speaks better English than people I know back home in the UK. Many evenings were spent with him acting as a translator, with us asking questions back and forth to the fascinating locals we encountered on the way. Oneal’s quick wit and humor adding to the already unforgettable experience. When trekking in Nepal, setbacks and minor issues are inevitable. Anything that occurred, Oneal sorted straight away. After our flight was cancelled by the travel agent for some unknown reason (possibly because of the Nepali New Year), Oneal organised a jeep back to Pokhara in a matter of minutes. Absolute hero. Without this we would have been stranded for a number of days due to the flights being booked up.
If you want UNIQUE tailored made experience, rather than paying a Western company crazy money for a crowded trek, choose Oneal’s Backpackers Adventure, and have the trip of a lifetime.
Thomas Orwin (England)
Cant recommend this company enough. We did the Mansulu circuit with ‘Tek’ one of Oneals guides. Very professional and knowledgeable and took excellent care of us. We had a bespoke itinerary (all at a very reasonable price too!) and every part of it went seamlessly throughout.keeping in touch all the way to explain who will be picking up from where and when and always on time. We also did a short trek with Oneal himself and you know your in good safe hands all the time. you will start your tour as a client and leave as a friend!
Gervase & Lisa McCarron (England)
Oneals Backpackers Adventure was able to set up a crazy experience trekking to Everest Base Camp for me and a mate! They tailored the itinerary to our ability and paired us with a fantastic guide who shared his infinite wisdom of the Nepali countryside and culture in fantastic English. Alongside the trek, Oneal, the owner of Oneals Backpackers Adventure showed us around the amazing city of Kathmandu and shared with us the history, culture and food of the region which further enhanced the trip. Would recommend Oneal and his company Oneals Backpackers Adventure to anyone planning on trekking any part of Nepal!
Liam Hales and Adrian Fuller (Australia)
My friends and I did a 10-day trekking trip with Oneals Backpackers Adventure around the Khopra Ridge in the Annapurna area. It was a truly unforgettable experience, well organized and executed. When hiring guides, we go for small operators that do not do a cookie cutter approach, but provide a personalized service and work with us to tailor the trip to our desires. Oneals Backpackers Adventure turned out to be all that we expected and more. Their organization and communication were impeccable. Their staff were extremely attentive and made sure we were always taken care of and comfortable during the trek. Oneal the owner who was our guide was also very knowledgable, and with great English, which makes for interesting conversations about the history of Nepal and the region, current political situation and events. He showed us around Kathmandu and Pokhara, and organized additional activities before and after the trekking – all of which we enjoyed a lot.
Silvia Doundakova (USA)