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Appendix C - Tour Operators Abroad

Many tourists book their holiday through tour operators abroad that specialise in adventure travel. These tour operators offer a range of activities, including trekking, mountaineering, cultural touring, jeep safaris, cycling, and rafting. The following is a list of reliable tour operators abroad that already operate tours in Chitral and the Northern Areas. The tour operators are grouped into Cultural Tours and Jeep Safaris or Trekking and Mountaineering depending upon their primary market and are listed alphabetically by continent.

Cultural Tours and Jeep Safaris

North America

  • International Gallery, Charles Ross, 643 G Street, San Diego, CA 92101, USA (tel (619) 235 8255; fax (619) 235 9414)
  • Olson Travelworld, 970 W. 190th Street, Suite 425, Torrance, CA 90502, USA (tel (800) 421 2255)

Europe

  • Asiarep, 12, rue de Texel, 75014, Paris, France (tel (43) 21 89 17; fax (43) 27 56 12; telex 205 894)
  • Banoa, Ronda de Sant Pere, 11 atic 3a, 08010 Barcelona, Spain (tel 34 3 318 96 00; fax 34 3 318 00 37) and c/Ledesma, 4-3 Dpto 4, 48001 Bilbao (Bizkaia), Spain (tel 34 4 424 00 11; fax 34 4 423 20 39)
  • Catai Tours, O'Donnell 49, 28009 Madrid, Spain (tel 409 1125 and 409 3281; fax 409 6692; telex 43703 CTAI)
  • Deutsches Reisebro GmbH Dertour, Emil Von Behring Strasse 6, P.O. Box 50 00 00, D-6000 Frankfurt, Main 50, Germany (tel (069) 9588 32 36; fax (069) 9588 32 29; telex 41529236 dr d)
  • Dimensiones, Jacometrezo, 4 Planta 11, 28013 Madrid, Spain (tel (1) 531 06 07 and (1) 531 51 85; fax (1) 521 42 54; telex 27663 DIMEN)
  • Gold Travel, Agenzi Viaggi, Piazza Gramsci, 14, 15048 Valenza, Italy (tel (0131) 924971-2; fax (0131) 946707; telex 211360 GOLDVA)

Asia

  • Abercrombie & Kent (Hong Kong) Ltd., 27/F, Tai Sang Commercial Bldg., 24-34 Hennessy Rd., Wanchai, Hong Kong (tel (852) 865 7818; fax (852) 866 0556; telex 78080 AKENT HX) Asahi Sun Tours Inc., 4-101, Ginza, Chuo-Ku, Tokyo 104, Japan (tel (03) 3535 7781; fax (03) 3535 7762; telex 2524494 ASAHI J)
  • Independent Tours Centre Ltd., Tsukasa Bldg., 23-7, 3-Chome, Nishi-Shinbashi, Minato-Ku, Tokyo 105, Japan (tel (03) 3431 7497; fax (03) 3438 1280)
  • Jet Travels & Tours, 113 Jor Bagh, New Delhi, 110 003, India (tel (11) 616111 and 699494; fax 4627231; telex 031 65534 JVC IN)
  • NTS Co. Ltd., Mitsuya-Yotsuya Bldg, Yotsuya 2-Chome, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160, Japan (tel (03) 3359 2941; fax (03) 3356 9488)
  • Saiyu Travel Co. Ltd., Kitagawa Bldg 5F, 6-4 Kamiyamacho, Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan (tel (06) 367 1391; fax (06) 367 1966) and Shinsekai Bldg 5F, 2-2 Kanda Jimbocho, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, Japan (tel (03) 3237 1391; telex 2323189)
  • World Air Sea Service Co. Ltd., Owari-Cho Bldg 6-8-3, Ginza Chuo-Ku, Tokyo, Japan (tel (03) 3572 8111; fax (03) 3572 3907; telex 252 4516 WAS J)

Australia & New Zealand

  • Abercrombie & Kent (Australia) Pty. Ltd., 90 Bridport Street, P.O. Box 222, Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (tel (03) 9699 9766 or toll free (900) 331 429; fax (03) 9699 9308; telex AA38804 ABKENT)
  • Far Horizons, Vine Vale Road, Tanunda, Barossa Valley, South Australia 5352, Australia (tel (085) 632 985; fax (085) 632 445; telex 89531 FARHOR)
  • Patricia Healey Tours & Travel, 4 Viret Street, Hunters Hill, Sydney, NSW 2110, Australia (tel (02) 817 5278; fax (02) 816 2471)

Trekking & Mountaineering

North America

  • Above The Clouds Trekking, Steve Conlon, P.O. Box 398, Worcester, MA 01602-0398, USA (tel (508) 799 4499 or toll free (800) 233 4499; fax (508) 797-4779)
  • Concordia Expeditions, Masood Ahmed, P.O. Box 4159, Buena Vista, CO 81211, USA (tel (719) 395 9191; fax (719) 395 8258)
    Concordia Expeditions
  • Explore South Asia Tours Inc., Abdul Aslam, 500 Summer Street, Suite 203, Stamford, CT 06901, USA (tel (203) 961 8194 or toll free tel (800) 221 6941; fax (203) 348 6489)
  • Geographic Expeditions, 2627 Lombard Street, San Francisco, CA 94123, USA (tel (415) 922 0448 or toll free tel (800) 777 8183; fax (415) 346 5535)
    Geographic Expeditions
  • Ibex Expeditions, Bruce Klepinger, 2657 West 28th Avenue, Eugene, OR 94075-1461, USA (tel (503) 345 1289 or toll free tel (800) 842 8139; fax (503) 343 9002)
    Ibex Expeditions
  • KE Adventure Travel, P.O. Box 10538, Aspen, CO 81612, USA, (tel (303) 925 8368 or toll free tel (800) 497 9675; fax (303) 925 6704)
    KE Adventure Travel
  • Mountain Madness, 4218 S.W. Alaska Street, Suite 206, Seattle, WA 98116, USA, (tel (206) 937 8389 or toll free tel (800) 328 5925; fax (206) 937 1772)
  • Mountain Travel-Sobek, 6420 Fairmount Avenue, El Cerrito, CA 94530, USA, (tel (510) 527 8100 or toll free tel (800) 227 2384; fax (510) 525 7710)
    Mountain Travel-Sobek
  • Pete Owens' Asian Treks c/o Govind Shahi, Himalayan Treasures & Travels, 3596 Ponderosa Trail, Pinole, CA 94564, USA, (tel (510) 222 5307 or call toll free (800) 223 1813; fax (510) 223 5309)
  • Sitara Travel Consultants (Pvt.) Ltd., 3526 W. 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V6N 3E6, Canada, (tel (604) 264 8747, toll free from Canada (800) 387 1974, and toll free from USA (800) 888 7216; fax (604) 264 7774; telex 0455768 VCR)
  • Snow Lion Expeditions, 350 S. 400 East, Suite G2, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, USA (tel (801) 355 6555 or toll free (800) 525 TREK; fax (801) 355 6566)
  • Wilderness Travel, 1102 Ninth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710-1211, USA, (tel (510) 558 2488 or toll free tel (800) 368 2794; fax (510) 558 2489)
    Wilderness Travel

United Kingdom

  • Dragoman, Camp Green, Debenham, Suffolk IP14 6LA, UK (tel (01728) 861133; fax (01728) 861127; telex 987009)
  • Exodus Expeditions, 9 Weir Road, London SW12 0LT, UK (tel (0181) 673 0859 or 675 5550; overland calls tel (0181) 675 7996; fax (0181) 673 0779; telex 8951700 EXODUS G)
  • ExplorAsia (Abercrombie & Kent Travel), Sloane Square House, Holbein Place, London SW1W 8NS, UK (tel (0171) 730 7795; fax (0171) 730 9376)
  • Explore Worldwide, 1 Frederick St, Aldershot, Hants GU11 1LQ, UK (tel (01252) 344161; fax (01252) 343170)
  • High Adventure, David Hamilton, 91 Telford Ave, London SW2 4XN, UK
  • Himalayan Kingdoms Ltd, 20 The Mall, Clifton, Bristol BS8 4DR, UK (tel (0117) 923 7163; fax (0117) 974 4993) and Himalayan Kingdoms Expeditions, 45 Mowbray Street, Sheffield, S3 8EN, UK (tel (0114) 276 3322; fax (0114) 276 3344)
  • Karakoram Experience Ltd, 32 Lake Road, Keswick, Cumbria CA12 5DQ, UK (tel (017687) 73966; fax (017687) 74693)
  • OTT Expeditions, 62 Nettleham Road, Sheffield, S8 8SX, UK (tel (0114) 258 8508 and (0114) 250 1134; fax (0114) 255 1603; Internet: andy@ottexpd.demon.co.uk)
  • Ramblers Holidays Ltd., Box 43, Welwyn Garden, Hertfordshire AL8 6PQ, UK (tel (01707) 331 133; fax (01707) 333 276; telex 24642)
  • Twickersworld, 20-22 Church Street, Twickenham TW1 3NW, UK (tel (0181) 892 7606; fax (0181) 892 8061; telex 25780)
  • Worldwide Journeys & Expeditions, 8 Comeragh Road, London W14 9HP, UK (tel (0171) 381 8636; fax (0171) 381 0836; telex 296 871)

Europe

  • Allibert, route de Grenoble, 38530 Chapareillan, France (tel (76) 45 22 26; fax (76) 45 27 28) and 14 rue de l'Asile Popincourt, 75011 Paris, France (tel (1) 48 06 16 61; fax (1) 48 06 47 22)
  • Ashraf Travel, Alex Schrrama, Haarlemmerstraat 140, P.O. Box 468, 1000 al Amsterdam, Holland (tel (020) 6232450; fax (020) 6229028)
  • Avventure del Mundo (Viaggi Nel Mundo), Circonvallazione Gianicolense 41, 00152 Roma, Italy (tel (6) 588 0661; fax (6) 580 9540)
  • Banoa, 11 atic 3a, 08010 Barcelona, Spain (tel (3) 318 96 00; fax (3) 318 00 37) and c/Ledesma 4-3 , Dpto 4, 48001, Bilbao (Bizkaia), Spain (tel (4) 424 00 11; fax (4) 423 20 39)
  • Beek Trekking Pakistan, Michael Beek, Leithengasse 12, 83246 Oberw”seen, Germany (tel (202) 471939; fax (202) 477496; Beek-Trekking-Pakistan@t-online.de; www.beek-pakistan.de); representative of Himalaya Nature Tours Pakistan
  • DAV Summit Club GmbH, Am Perlacher Forst 186, D-80997 Mnchen 90, Germany (tel (89) 65 10 72 0)
  • Hauser Exkursionen International GmbH, Marienstrasse 17, D-80331 Mnchen, Germany (tel (89) 23 50 06 0; fax (89) 291 37 14; telex 05 216475 HAUS)
  • Ikarus, P.O. Box 1220, Fasanenweg 1, D-6240, K”nigstein, Germany (tel (06174) 29020; fax (06174) 22952; telex 410648 ITKD)
  • International Mountain Climbing (IMC), Gerhart-Haputmann Straáe 28, D-69221, Dossenheim, Germany (tel (06221) 86 39 51; fax (06221) 86 03 96)
  • Joker, Belgium
  • Kuoni Tours, Oruro 9, 28016 Madrid, Spain (tel (1) 250 5304; fax (1) 402 1509; telex 27867)
  • Mini Trek, Berg Strasse 153, D-6900 Heidelberg, Germany (tel (06221) 401443)
  • Nouvelles Frontieres, 87 Boulevard de Grenelle, 75015 Paris, France (tel (1) 41 41 58 58)
  • Pineapple Tours, Reiser GmbH, W„hringer Straáe 135, 1180 Vienna, Austria (tel (0222) 403 98 83 0; fax (0222) 403 98 833; telex 116587 PINEAP)
  • Terres D'Aventure, 6 rue Saint-Victor, 75005 Paris, France (tel (1) 53 73 77 77; fax (1) 43 29 96 31; telex 201545)
  • Tjaereborg, Kaervej 8, DK-6731, Tjaereborg, Denmark (tel (75) 177111; fax (75) 176006) Trekking Y Aventura, Don Ram¢n de la Cruz 93, 28006 Madrid, Spain (tel (1) 401 2208; fax (1) 401 1151) and Gran V¡a 523, 08011 Barcelona, Spain (tel (3) 454 3702; fax (3) 323 5288)
  • Viajes Astrolabio - Avial, Santisima Trinidad 15, 28010 Madrid, Spain (tel (1) 447 8000 and (1) 447 9809; fax (1) 447 8380)
  • Viajes Sanga, Alameda 8, Bajo Centro, 28014 Madrid, Spain (tel (1) 420 09 55; fax (1) 429 67 08)
  • VNC Travel, Mississippi dreef 95, 3565 CE, Utrecht, Holland (tel (030) 613844; fax (030) 627734)
  • Zig Zag, 54, rue de Dunkerque, 75009 Paris, France (tel (1) 42 85 13 93 and (1) 42 85 13 18; fax (1) 45 26 32 85)

Asia

  • Alpine Tour Service Co. Ltd., 5-F Shimbashi Towa Bldg., 2-13-8 Shimbashi, Minato-Ku, Tokyo 105, Japan (tel (03) 3506 8411; fax (03) 3506 8417; telex 2223798 ALPNTRJ)
  • Himalaya Treks & Tours (Pvt.) Ltd., Sayed Sajaad Hussain Shahji, Kyoto Shi Kita, Ku Shichiku, Kamitake Dono Cho, 42-2, Japan T603 (tel (075) 491 3060; fax (075) 491 4200)
  • Independent Tours Centre (ITC), Tsukasa Bldg., 3-23-7, Nishi-Shimbashi, Minatoku, Tokyo 105, Japan (tel (03) 3431 7497; fax (03) 3438 1280)
  • Saiyu Travel Co. Ltd., Shinekai Bldg. 5F, 2-2 Kanda Jimbocho, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, Japan (tel (03) 3237 1391; telex 2323189) and Kitagawa Bldg. 5F, 6-4 Kamiyamacho, Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan (tel (06) 367 1391; fax (06) 367 1966)

Australia & New Zealand

  • World Expeditions, 441 Kent Street, 3rd floor, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia (tel (02) 264 3366 or toll free (008) 803 688; fax (02) 261 1974); 393 Little Bourke St, 1st floor, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (tel (03) 670 8400; fax (03) 670 7474); and 145 Charlotte St, 1st floor, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia (tel (07) 236 4388; fax (07) 229 5602)
  • World Expeditions - Venturetreks, 407 Great South Road, P.O. Box 12-424, Penrose, Auckland, New Zealand (tel (09) 525 3074; fax (09) 525 3065)
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