Jewel Trek: Customised Treks for Travellers

Jewel Trek allows travellers to select the destination of their choice and trek specialists, and will also allow you to choose days of trekking along with all the possible trials.

20, Mar 2023 |

Jewel Trek is a platform to provide fully customizable trek and trips.

Assabet Technologies, a software development firm, launched Jewel Trek on Monday, March 20th, 2023, at Hotel Himalaya, Kathmandu, Nepal. Jewel Trek is a comprehensive platform for trekking enthusiasts and service providers. It provides detailed information on treks, allows to match with trek specialists, provides additional support services, allows payment and booking, and enables communication between travellers and experts.

Jewel Trek is a software application that allows trekkers to customise their trekking experience based on their trip date, travel region, language, and trekking difficulty requirements all online from the comfort of your home. The application is developed by a group of IT enthusiasts from Assabet Technologies and is funded by B02.

Jewel Trek allows the trekkers to directly connect with trekking specialists and enables service providers. You can have full control of the entire process. It helps to promote tourism in the famous as well as untouched trails and destinations of Nepal. This application will act as a medium between travellers and different tourism service providers via website and mobile app.

Not only connecting people, Jewel Trek will also find new trekking destinations and promote Nepal as a hub for adventure tourism. It will also promote sightseeing, bird watching, animal watching, honey hunting, homestay and more with unique experiences of nature as well as culture and traditions of various places.

The application focuses on making a standard trekking website that will suit all types of travellers and service providers. It also emphasises economic travelling, and better payment for trek specialists and personnel involved in providing various tourism services.

Mira Dhakal, Director of People Operations of Assabet Technologies, welcomed guests to the launch event and presented the company's innovative product. She introduced Jewel Trek as a unique platform that will revolutionise the trekking experience in Nepal.

David Vesey, CTO ESR Tech, discussed the current state of trekking in Nepal. He highlighted the problems that travellers face, such as the lack of communication and knowledge shared between travellers and guides before the trek starts and the unavailability of reliable trekking websites. David then explained how Jewel Trek solves these issues, offering detailed information on treks, the ability to choose a trek specialist, an easy-to-use interface, and customizable additional services. The software empowers trek specialists by allowing them to set their own rates and availability and bringing them into the process from the very start.

During the Q&A session, David answered questions about  the distinguishing features of Jewel Trek in comparison to preexisting online platforms. He discussed his approach on gathering information about the trekking experience at a local level and payment variations that might exist during trekking and how the platform incorporates local service providers to customise services for trekkers.

Mr. Tanka Prasad Duwadi, Executive Member of the Tourist Guide Association of Nepal, shared his experience in the Tourism industry. He discussed how Jewel Trek can help expose remote trekking destinations in Nepal and promote tourism. He also provided insightful feedback for Jewel Trek.

Mr. Jinesh Sindurakar, Chief Administrative Officer of the Nepal Mountaineering Association, spoke about the history of trekking in Nepal and how Jewel Trek could help change marketing strategies to make Nepal a favourite tourist destination for trekkers all around the world.

Mr. Maniraj Lamichhane, Director of the Nepal Tourism Board, discussed Jewel Trek's potential as a better option for quality tour operators in Nepal. He emphasised the importance of security for trekkers and how an experienced and licensed trek guide from an authorised trekking company can help ensure their safety and contribute to a better trekking experience.

Closing remarks were given by Mr. Siddhant Raj Pandey, Chairman of BO2, an investor in Assabet Technologies. He thanked the Jewel Trek team and spoke about the potential of the platform to represent Nepal globally. David Vesey also gave his closing remarks, thanking everyone for their support, praising his development team, and discussing the future of Jewel Trek.

Assabet Technologies is excited about the launch of Jewel Trek and looks forward to seeing the platform's positive impact on the trekking industry in Nepal. The Jewel Trek app will be available soon on Play Store and App Store. For now, the Jewel Trek website ( is live and accessible from any browser. 

Photo Courtesy: Ayush Maharjan

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