How to Earn Livelihood from Adventure Tourism

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Stipend / Salary of Mountain Trek Leaders
India Hikes (IH) hires mountain trek leaders. Interestingly, the job advertisement clearly says that the leadership can be learned. This is good and encouraging. So, are you ready or ready to learn the adventure travel leadership? Yes! You should have the following 9 profession-specific qualifications: At least 2 years’ experience of high altitude trekking i.e. trekking beyond 14,000 feet. Or, Basic Mountaineering Course certificate from a well-established institute Fluency in English and Hindi Graduation Work experience in any other industry is also preferred. At least 25 years old The applicants shall be actively looking after and improving their fitness level ...
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Bangalore based Trekasur is looking for full time adventure travel content managers / writers. The company advertised for both novice and experienced writers. The applicants shall have the following 3 qualifications: 1. Command of English – Good command of the English language is desired. The applicants with article writing and proofreading skills are preferred. 2.  Any Graduation – All graduates are eligible for the job. 3. No / Short Experience – The applicants may have up to 3 years’ experience as a content manager / writer or may not have any experience at all.  Last date to apply: Not mentioned ...
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Youth Hostel Association of India (YHAI) seeks an experienced store keeper (s). This full time job is based in Delhi and Kullu/Manali. If you have interest in backend operations of a national-level adventure association, apply for the job that requires thorough knowledge of booking keeping, inventory management, goods handling, and computers, fluency in Hindi and English, a bachelor’s degree in any subject, excellent interpersonal skills because the store keepers will interact with various stakeholders daily. For example, coordination with Trekking Department, and knowledge of related statutory and government guidelines and norms Last date to apply: Not Mentioned in Advertisement What ...
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Recently, India Hikes (IH) advertised for the position of full time / part time Trek Researcher. The full time job was based in their Bengaluru office. The part time applicants could work from different cities. The company expected that the applicants should have Thorough knowledge of treks, Exceptional research skills to collect information about treks and skills to verify the existing trek information, and Excellent written communication skills. Any graduate who genuinely loves the outdoors, craves for the details, and has 2-5 years’ experience in the similar capacity may apply for the job. So, it could be an opportunity for ...
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Mountaineering Instructor Wage and Trekking Guide Wages in Himachal Pradesh
In the second week of April, 2017, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering & Allied Sports (ABVIMAS), Manali advertised forty (40) temporary positions for Visiting Mountaineering Instructors and Visiting Trekking Guides. The selected candidates would work in two periods: May-July, 2017 and September-October, 2017. The institute said in the advertisement that the number of positions may go up or down. This is an opportunity for trekking and mountaineering skill upgradation. Thumbs up for this recruitment drive! Because the institute is not hiring Tom, Dick, or Harry. It is hiring professional mountaineers with job specific skills. Last date to apply: April ...
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Asistant Project Manager for Wall Climbing
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur is seeking applications from the qualified candidates for one position of Assistant Project Manager-Wall Climbing. It is a technical job loaded with opportunities for adventure. The well-informed employer clearly specified technical skills required for the job because the selected candidate will manage all aspects of the wall climbing. An instructor demonstrates rope techniques to the trekkers at 15 Miles, Himachal Pradesh on May 22, 2017. The aspirant shall have the following experience and qualifications: More than 3 years wall climbing management experience Minimum 2 years’ competitive climbing experience Experience of leading UIAA grade V ...
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This week I found two interesting jobs for seasoned trekkers. The salaries are quite reasonable. India Hikes (IH) and Youth Hostel Association of India (YHAI), two popular trek organizers, are looking for new people. Bengaluru-based IH is looking for content managers, according to the heading of the advertisement published on Naukri.com. But if you read the entire advertisement carefully, you will be forced to believe that IH is seeking travel writers or content writers who can write about treks. They should have exceptional creative writing skills, visual content creation skills, social media skills, and trekking experience. The aspirants may have ...
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Vacancy for Adventure Studies Lecturer
The West Highland College – School of Adventure Studies is hiring two lecturers who have specialized knowledge of adventure tourism, marine and coastal adventure tourism, and sports sciences. Both the vacancies are based in Fort William, the outdoor capital of the United Kingdom. The College is a part of the Scottish University of the Highlands and Islands. If you are selected, you will teach, train, and assess students pursuing bachelor’s degree in adventure performance and coaching, adventure tourism management, and marine coastal tourism. Last date to apply: May 23, 2016 What Does the Job Advertisement Reveal? 6 Insights into Adventure ...
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ICIMOD is hiring a (mountain) tourism specialist.
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is offering an opportunity to experienced tourism professionals to earn livelihood through their mountain tourism development skills. The job will also bring blessings of mountain people if the selected professional will create right kind of employment opportunities for the people. The center, working in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region consisting of Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and China, invites applications for the post of Tourism Specialist (Livelihoods Program). This is a challenging job requiring creative and innovation skills besides expertise in sustainable mountain tourism. The selected candidate will create ...
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Latest Adventure Education Job
You have another opportunity to earn from your knowledge and experience of adventure travel. The US-based Green Mountain College is hiring Assistant Professor of Adventure Education. The position requires both academic qualifications in adventure and field experience. Last date to apply: Earliest What Does Today’s Job Advertisement Reveal? 5 Insights into Adventure Tourism Career: 1. Qualification Quality The job combines academics and action. The employer prefers a Ph.D. in adventure education, a good sign of professionalism. The candidates should have the following skills Leadership Teaching Technical skills required for adventure activity trips 2. Payment / Salary Situation Salary is not mentioned ...
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How to Make Career in Adventure Tourism

 

Salary for the Position of Trekking Officer / Guide
Many of us dream of a government adventure tourism job with fixed salary, perks, and loads of certainty. Is it not? But these jobs are limited and most of the time these are earmarked for locals. For instance, Sikkim used to appoint trekking guides and officers. In 2010, Sikkim classified posts of trekking guides and officers under the State Department of Tourism into the following four grades: Trekking Guide – Grade I Trekking Guide – Grade II Trekking Officer / Guide – Selection Grade I Trekking Officer / Guide – Selection Grade II The government listed eligibility criteria and fixed ...
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Climbathon: An Opportunity to Update Alpine Mountaineering Skills
Do you want to become a certified alpine mountaineering leader? Or, are you already practicing alpine mountaineering but want to update your skills? I can hear some ayes. Apply for Climbathon. What is Climbathon? Climbathon teaches how to lead mountaineering teams and how to reduce dependence on guides and Sherpas. So, it is for hardcore mountaineers. Climbathon is a training program for climbers who have completed advance mountaineering course (AMC) with grade A and are regularly practicing mountaineering. And, Indian Mountaineering Foundation, the big boss of climbing in India, has been organizing the course at Bara Shigri Glacier area, Lahaul ...
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You can download the Form V to register as a tourist guide and an outdoor photographer with Sikkim Tourism Department. You will need the following documents to complete the application: Fee A 1,000-rupeee B.R. / challan / demand draft in favor of Tourism Department towards registration fee for fresh applications (Rule 4, the Sikkim Registration of Tourist Trade Act, 1998) Remember! If you lose the registration certificate, you have to pay INR 2,000 to get a duplicate certificate (Rule 4).  Annual certificate renewal fee is INR 500 (Rule 4). Proof of professional qualifications Copies of Educational certificates Certificate in photography ...
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In public cultural events that take place in the Himalayas, I have noticed that audiences and participants go crazy after media teams. Many of them indulge in tomfoolery to ensure that their faces appear on television channels and / or in newspapers while others want an instant print for lifelong memories of rare events like Nanda Raj Jat. If you are a reasonably good photographer, you can earn some money during Nanda Raj Jat, a religious adventure that take place once in twelve (12) years in Chamoli, Uttarakhand. All yatris want their and event pictures. They try to use their ...
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