Friends of Himalaya is a Norwegian organization with the aim to support different projects in the Himalaya region. The projects will be in the area of village development and in establishment of  small enterprises. Friends of Himalaya wish to contribute both with knowledge and financial support together with  Indian organizations with focus on the Himalaya region.

Friends of Himalaya was established on the 4th of June 2007 by persons which over the last 10 years has been on several tracking tours in the Indian part of  Himalaya.  During these tours a better understanding of the culture and development potential has been established. The focus has been on the state of Uttarakhand which has boarders  to Nepal and Tibet.  The state has a beautiful nature and many places with a good view into the mountains of Himalaya.

 From a trekking tour in 2003

On the path to  Kathi