Awards & Achievements

“The most splendid achievement of all is the constant striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval.” Denis Waitley .We at Shikhar always strive to achieve more than what is expected from us. 
   
They say excellence has no substitute and is always noticed and recognized. As Capt. Kumar’s stature grew and Shikhar Travels India’ performance levels improved, the awards literally flowed in.  
   
The company received the PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association) Award in 1992.  
   
Shikhar Travels India has been awarded by SATTE (South Asia Travel and Tourism Exchange) as the ‘Best Boutique Operator’ in 2003.  
   
A great honor that’s come Kumar’s way is his being conferred with the 2011 Life Time Achievement Award after having received the ‘Hall of Fame’ award by the Adventure Tour Operators Association in 2004.

He’s also been honored with the ‘Rotary International Presidents Citation Award’ in the year 1998.
 
   
Some of Shikhar's achievements are:
Honours & Felicitations
Shikhar Travels India
S. No Award Year
1. Winner of the National Tourism Award for Outstanding Performance as Inbound Tour Operator 2010-2011
2. WATA honours Shikhar Travels India for outstanding organization of WATA General Assembly. 2010
3. "Beyond The Himalaya" Presented to Shikhar Travels India on 08th Annual convention during the January 2010 2010
4. "Discover Meghalaya the Caving Experience" by Government of Meghalaya for an International Conference on Caving.  
5. Most Ethnic Seller at SATTE 2004
6. Destination Himachal Award to Shikhar Travels India by Himachal Tourism  
7. Winner of the National Tourism Award for Outstanding Achievements in Tourism 2003
8. Best Boutique Tour Operator at SATTE 2003
9. Most Resort - Friendly Seller at SATTE (South Asia Travel Tourism Exchange) 2002
10. "30th Anniversary of the Foundation (1967 – 1997)" Award by the Himalayan Association of Japan 1997
11. Delhi Interline Club honours Shikhar Travels India for their contribution to Annual Interline Ball 1995
12. National Tourism Award - Category III, by Govt. of India 1993
13. In Appreciation of support receiving during the 1988-1989 by The Ashok Groups & India Tourism Development Corporation 1989
 
Honours & Felicitations
Captain Swadesh Kumar
S.No Award's Name Year
1. Life Time Achievement Award  Capt. Swadesh Kumar by Adventure Tour Operators Association. 2011
2. President Gratitude to Rtn. Capt. Swadesh Kumar by Rotary Club of Delhi South Metropolitan 2010
3. President’s Recognition Award to Rtn. Capt. Swadesh Kumar by Rotary Club of Delhi South Metropolitan 2010
4. Citation for Meritorious Rotary Service Award to Rtn. Capt. Swadesh Kumar by Rotary Club of Delhi South Metropolitan  
5. Four Avenues of Services Citation for Individual Rotarians Award to Rtn. Capt. Swadesh Kumar by Rotary Club of Delhi South Metropolitan  
6. Governor Appreciation to Rtn. Capt. Swadesh Kumar by Rotary Club of Delhi South Metropolitan 2009
7. President’s Recognition Award to Rtn. Capt. Swadesh Kumar by Rotary Club of Delhi South Metropolitan 2008
8. Award of Distinction to Rtn. Capt. Swadesh Kumar by Rotary Club of Delhi South Metropolitan 2007
9. Hall of Fame Award Presented to Captain Swadesh Kumar by Adventure Tour Operators Association of India 2004
10. Top Honors Awarded to Rtn. Capt. Swadesh Kumar by Rotary Club of Delhi South Metropolitan 2003
11. Himalayan Environment Trust to Rtn. Capt. Swadesh Kumar 2003
12. Governor Award for excellence to Rtn. Capt. Swadesh Kumar by Rotary Club of Delhi South Metropolitan 2002
13. Appreciation Award to Rtn. Capt. Swadesh Kumar by Rotary Club of Delhi South Metropolitan 2001 - 2002
 

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Adventure beckoned... and Swadesh Kumar responded... And continues to do so even today. As he progressed in the field of adventure and adventure tourism, he felt an urgent need for an organised body and forum to overse. Read More

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