Why Ibex

Expect to be elated, challenged, exhilarated, warmly hosted and knowledgeably guided.

Your safety is our priority: Ibex takes every precaution to safeguard your wellbeing. If on an adventure holiday, we advise you on the choice of Insurance covers. Should there be an emergency, we liaise to provide air or road rescue, hospitalization and repatriation if required.

Care for the environment: Ibex is dedicated to promoting nature-based tourism and environmental integrity through care and knowledge of environmental concern. The commitment lies in our pledging to environmental bodies such as the Himalayan Environment Trust, PATA Green Leaf, Green Globe and The Ecotourism Society. Our sincerity is reflected in that we allow an open audit system by our clients on our environmental safeguards.

Ibex support to NGOs: As a reflection of our commitment to the environment and local cultures, we support certain Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO’s) through the efforts of tree plantations, help for earthquake relief, books and medicines to hill village schools and communities, and through purchases of artefacts produced by tribal communities.

Your Wide Choice by the Ibex Team with International Travel and Adventure Experiences: What to do, where to go, and what to see… these dilemmas can be sorted out by the expertise of the Ibex team to offer you a choice of adventure options, cultural explorations, safaris, treks, expeditions, and a diverse range of unique options throughout India.

For the independent traveler with an inquiring mind, or for groups of travelers, these customized itineraries of different regions of the subcontinent allow for maximum freedom, created by a team with travel experience to over 30 countries.

Detailed pre-trip information: Following our policy of customized service, we give an in-depth pre-trip information regarding your travel to India.

Travel with Award-winning company: We extend the expertise of an Award-winning company – the PATA Discovery Award 1998 was for designing new and unique tours in India. Subsequently, the PATA Gold Award and the Green Globe distinction award were gained for tours that are environmentally responsible and contribute to sustainable tourism.

The World Travel Market Environmental company award 2000 and the Award of Excellence in 2001 by the Ministry of Tourism, India has enhanced the Ibex commitment to environmental and cultural preservation.

The Ibex team is also led by Mountaineer, Explorer & award winner : Founder and Managing Director of Ibex, Mandip was the recipient of the Ness Award by the Royal Geographical Society, UK in 1992 and the ‘Person of the Year’ for being India’s most versatile sportsperson by the Limca Book of Records 1992.

Receiving the Ness Award from Sir Crispin Tickell at the RGS in London

Complimentary eco-friendly jute bag, t-shirt, Eco-friendly notebook, Passport pouch and Certificates: Attractively designed, given to all who book a journey through Ibex Expeditions.

Loyalty points: Ibex has a grading for repeat clients as Silver and Gold clients. Depending on the number of trips undertaken, it allows you to get attractive discounts and hotel room upgrades.