About Us


About Hodophilia

Welcome to Hodophilia, your gateway to exhilarating trekking experiences amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Uttarakhand, India.

Established by passionate adventurers, Hodophilia is more than just a trekking company – it's a community of explorers dedicated to sharing the wonders of nature with fellow enthusiasts. Nestled in the heart of the Himalayas, Uttarakhand offers a diverse range of trekking trails, from serene meadows to challenging peaks, making it the perfect playground for outdoor enthusiasts of all levels.

At Hodophilia, we believe that every journey is an opportunity for discovery and connection. Our team of experienced guides is committed to providing you with safe, memorable, and authentic trekking experiences that immerse you in the beauty of nature while respecting local cultures and environments.

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Whether you're a seasoned trekker seeking a new challenge or a first-time adventurer looking to step out of your comfort zone, we have a trekking package tailored just for you. From day hikes to multi-day expeditions, our carefully curated itineraries cater to diverse interests and fitness levels, ensuring that everyone can experience the magic of the mountains at their own pace.

But our commitment to adventure goes beyond just trekking. We're also dedicated to promoting responsible tourism practices that minimize our impact on the environment and support local communities. By choosing Hodophilia for your trekking adventures, you're not just embarking on a journey – you're contributing to the conservation of our natural treasures and the empowerment of local Himalayan communities.

Join us as we explore the untamed beauty of Uttarakhand, one step at a time. Whether you're conquering mountain peaks, forging new friendships, or simply marveling at the wonders of nature, your adventure starts here with Hodophilia. Let's make memories that will last a lifetime.

Meet Our Founder

Manoj Rana

Manoj Rana, the visionary behind Hodophilia, is an avid adventurer with a deep-rooted passion for trekking and exploration. Born and raised in the Himalayan region of Uttarakhand, Manoj developed a profound appreciation for the mountains from a young age, spending his formative years exploring the rugged terrain and hidden gems of his homeland.

Driven by his love for adventure and a desire to share the unparalleled beauty of Uttarakhand with the world, Manoj founded Hodophilia with a simple yet powerful mission: to create unforgettable trekking experiences that inspire, empower, and connect people with nature.

Manoj brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Hodophilia. His unwavering commitment to sustainability, responsible tourism, and community empowerment has shaped the ethos of the company, guiding every aspect of its operations and ensuring that every trekking experience leaves a positive impact on the environment and local communities.

As a seasoned trekker and outdoor enthusiast, Manoj understands the transformative power of adventure firsthand. He believes that the mountains have a unique ability to heal, inspire, and transform individuals, and he is dedicated to sharing that magic with others through Hodophilia’s carefully crafted treks and expeditions.

Driven by a spirit of exploration and a deep reverence for the natural world, Manoj continues to lead Hodophilia with passion, integrity, and a relentless commitment to excellence. Under his guidance, Hodophilia has become synonymous with exceptional trekking experiences, fostering a vibrant community of adventurers who share a love for the great outdoors and a sense of stewardship for the Himalayan region.

Join Manoj and the Hodophilia team on a journey of discovery, adventure, and camaraderie. Together, let’s explore the wonders of Uttarakhand and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Meet Our Co - Founder

Arvind Chauhan

Mr. Arvind Chauhan, a seasoned explorer and dedicated adventurer, is the co-founder of Hodophillia. With a deep passion for nature and a fervent love for the great outdoors, Mr. Chauhan has dedicated his life to creating unforgettable trekking experiences for adventurers from around the globe.

Arvind’s love for trekking began at an early age, sparked by family trips to the breathtaking Himalayan ranges. As he traversed through rugged terrains and majestic peaks, he discovered a profound connection with nature that would shape his life’s journey.

With over two decades of experience in the trekking industry, Arvind brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Hodophillia. His intimate understanding of diverse landscapes, coupled with his commitment to safety and sustainability, ensures that every expedition is meticulously planned and executed to perfection.

Beyond his role as co-founder, Arvind is a staunch advocate for environmental conservation and responsible tourism practices. He believes in giving back to the communities and ecosystems that have enriched his life, and actively supports various conservation initiatives and local development projects.

Arvind’s passion for adventure is infectious, and he loves nothing more than sharing his stories and insights with fellow adventurers. Whether you’re a seasoned trekker or new to the world of outdoor exploration, Arvind welcomes you to join him on a journey of discovery and adventure