What is the minimum qualification for tour guide and trekking guide ?

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Tour Guide for minimum qualification 

-Bachelor in any stream and most be fluent in any one language other than Nepali like English, French, German, Spanish etc.
– Have great knowledge of culture, architecture, history, people, etc. and every aspects of tourism sector.
-You have to take the training from govt. to get Tour Guide License.
-Minimum 2 years of trekking experience being an assistant guide or porter
-Basic English written and spoken skill (untill now, it may change)
-knowledge about trekking trail, history, people, culture etc. will add more points
-must have trekking guide license from govt.

Here is details for guide training

Application Form charge : NRs. 500/-
Training Fees:
Tourist Guide: NRs. 25,000/- (Minimum Qualification Bachelors degree or equivalent)
Last Date of Form submission :
Documents required :
– Academic certificates of SLC, Intermediate/+2 and Bachelors level
– citizenship certificate copy
– recently taken PP size photograph
For more details please contact
Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management (NATHM)
Rabi Bhawan, Kalimati,Kathmandu, Nepal
Nepal Mounatin Guide TeamS (Nepal Planet Treks and Expedition Pvt. Ltd.)
GPO: 4453 Paknajol ,Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone: +977-1-4252196
Mobile: +977-9841613822 (Sanjib)
Fax: +977-1-4252196