Our Team

Today, Nepal Hiking Team stands as one of the best tour operators in Nepal by providing quality services that any genuine customer would seek for. But this achievement is not a credential of single person but an output or joint efforts of its devoted and enthusiastic team members. Nepal Hiking Team as a whole is a collaboration of its hardworking and passionate staffs and field members who deliberately put their efforts in promoting tourism in Nepal. They work for making tourism service better and better. Each of the team member is a good person, not only professionally but personally too. A friendly, joyful, understanding, caring and a sense of responsibility for any task is some common that they behold which is a necessity to survive in the field of ours!

Know about some of our valuable team members!

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Ganga B. Thapa

Founder and Managing Director

Mr. Ganga B. Thapa, young entrepreneur, recognized his place in the tourism industry in a short period. He earned his experience through the ups and downs in his professional career. He has been in the Nepal travel industry for more than a decade. His years in the tourism trade helped him to achieve a plethora of experiences in making striking tour/trek packages. Additionally, his extensive travels add realistic and practical knowledge to all the tour packages he commences.

Ganga also travels internationally to promote and endorse Nepal as a tourist destination amongst his friends, patrons and tour operators. He is multilingual with a high aptitude to comprehend western as well as eastern cultures. He assists westerners in understanding Nepali culture properly and stimulates individuals to support Nepal in different ways, either by visiting Nepal as tourists or initiating different development projects, which will help Nepal and Nepalese for a better future.

Balaram Thapa

Balaram Thapa

Executive Director

The travel industry veteran, Mr. Balaram Thapa says, “Travel is not only my profession, it’s my passion. I enjoy encouraging my clients to try new and unique destinations.” Mr. Thapa began his travel industry career working for one of the leading business travel management companies in Nepal. His role as a senior trekking guide was considered an immense boost for the company. Mr. Thapa gained considerable experience of 11 years on handling assignments at the senior level. His extensive experience about Nepal treks and tours, timekeeping and cordial deeds are the focal instrument for his success to give satisfaction to our clients. Over the years, Mr. Thapa gained a valuable insight to the corporate travel market and has built up an extensive network of contacts and relationships in the travel industry, which paved the path for him to become our Executive Director.

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Sabina Thapa

Head of Customer Care Service

Sabina has been an integral part of Nepal Hiking Team for three years by now after completing her bachelor’s degree in the field of travel and tourism. With a cheerful and helpful behavior, she is amongst the most wanted member of Nepal Hiking Team. She has learned to accept and seek responsibility in the field. She delivers an excellent customer service and creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all our guests with the primary aim of attracting and retaining new clients. Along with the queries of our valuable clients, she even handles some finance related matters.

Passionate about travel and tourism, she finds her job very rewarding and ensures the comfort, safety and satisfaction of our clients.

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Jenny Muller

Europe Sales Director

Jenny Muller has been part of Nepal Hiking Team after completing her treks in different regions of Nepal. As an enthusiastic traveller, she has travelled to various parts of Nepal. She is now well acquainted with the Everest, Annapurna, Langtang and Mustang regions of Nepal.

Passionate about nature and travel, Jenny loves outdoor adventures. Being our sales director, her favorite task is to help travel lovers arrive Nepal to embark their long anticipated adventure. Originally from Switzerland, she keeps knowledge of various languages namely, English, German, Spanish, French and Italian as well as little bit of Portuguese. Jenny is kind hearted and friendly by nature, therefore, travelers find it easy to plan their trip with her.

You can contact her at

Jenny Muller

Burgstrasse 22, 8610 Uster (Zurich), Switzerland

Phone: 0041 (0) 76 390 90 12

Email: jenny@nepalhikingteam.com

Bhim Adhikari

Bhim Adhikari

Trekking Guide/Field Leader

Mr. Bhim Adhikari, with over 25 years of expertise in this field, has been serving for our company since the year 2009. He is one of our oldest employees and aims to provide assistance of superior grade. Trained by the Ministry of Nepal Tourism, he has acquired a substantial amount of experience in the field of trekking. He efficiently commences trips and is responsible for ensuring the safety and comfort of our clients. With a good command over the English language and effective communication, he assures a pleasant journey towards your destination. He bears a sound knowledge of local areas and under his leadership; your holidays are made easy and memorable

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Rajendra Dhamala

Trekking Tour/Leader

A lighthearted and dexterous individual, Mr. Rajendra Dhamala is a notable trekking guide. With a broad inventory of trainings received, he is a licensed guide and has validated his skills, throughout his association with our company. He is well-recognized in the tourism industry, due to his vast experiences in corresponding fields. His professionalism, diligence and desire to our serve clients is exemplary. Well acquainted to the areas he is stationed at, his knowledge of the localities is informative and convenient. He is a reliable and hospitable person, and has our highest regard for his work ethics and bona fide character.

Arun Sapkota

Arun Sapkota

Trekking Guide

Serving in association with our company since 2009. Mr. Arun Sapkota is a distinguished and enthusiastic guide. With considerable amount of experience in the field, he is willing to trek through different routes, regardless of the difficulty.

His ease of working in varied situations and the ability to resolve issues is his strength, which he utilizes during the execution of trips. Fond of vigorous travelling, he takes his personal form of leisure, as his full-time profession. With an amiable nature, Mr. Arun Sapkota works towards making every trip, a wonderful adventure. He is a dignified employee and a good asset of our company.

Arjun Sigdel

Arjun Sigdel

Trekking Guide

Arjun is counted as one of our finest gems with whom we have had the opportunity to work with since 2011. This young man’s passion and dedication towards travel and tourism is what has driven him towards travelling self and also serving other travelers as a guide throughout all these years. Most of our previous clients who have had been in his guidance in their trip to Nepal look out for him whenever they want to sign up for our service the next time. This response from the clients itself quite reflects up his impression here as a guide in Nepal Hiking Team.

A person in the hospitality sector should possess qualities like politeness, patience, easygoing attitude, sincerity and devotion. And it would not be our mistake to say that Arjun possess all these without any doubt. We are all quite impressed with his extraordinary proficiency to guarantee the clients’ safety and comfort because of which he has also been a learning source to other guides in our company. We believe he still has a long-long way to go and one day will succeed to reach higher heights in the tourism sector of Nepal.

Gokarna Khanal

Gokarna Khanal

Trekking Guide

Born and raised in Dhading of Nepal, Gokarna Khanal is a passionate trekking guide with over 10 years of experience. Apart from his training, he has a huge on-field experience with him. Sharp and well-versed in his work, he has handled several clients and customers from all parts of the world at different trekking zones and has always come up with good reviews of his work. He is good at looking after the guests and taking care of their needs. He also has vast knowledge of Nepal, its culture, places and its people. He also likes to enlighten his guests about Nepal and its rich heritage during the trip, a quality that makes him a valued trekking guide among customers of NHT. He is a professional yet very approachable and informative guide.

Gyan Yonjan

Trekking Leader

Gyan Yonjan has been a guide in the field since 1998. His immense experience in the field makes him a certified expert in all things related to guiding in the Nepal Himalayan terrain. Because of his vast knowledge in the guiding field, his work is manifested brilliantly when he is guiding clients. He always takes care of his clients and makes sure that they are getting the best services at all times. Gyan has been working with Nepal Hiking Team since 2009, and his guiding expertise is not only limited to all over Nepal but in Tibet and Bhutan as well. His friendly and affectionate nature makes him a top choice for many customers.

He is easy-going and helpful, and based on his vast experience in the field; he knows all of the trails and paths like the back of his hand. His friendly nature also makes him very accustomed to locals as well, and he always makes sure that he bridges the gap between the local people and his customers when it comes to communication. He speaks good English and always puts the safety and comforts of his clients as a priority. He has all of the best characteristics of a good guide and his dedication to his profession is what makes him shine in his work.

He is extremely enthusiastic and has a powerful tenacity to bring the best out of people. He is persistent in his brilliant work and always delivers the best results. Gyan has explored and visited almost all parts of Nepal, and his work is always immaculate. He always makes the customers feel comfortable and lets them enjoy the trip while trying his best to make it as memorable as he can. He is always open to ideas and pointers by customers as well.

Ram Hari Adhikari

Ram Hari Adhikari

Trekking Guide

Mr. Ram Hari Adhikari has been in association with the tourism industry for over 11 years and has dedicated himself to this field. His penchant for travelling and experiencing the splendor of nature has charmed him into making into his career. He describes nature as an integral part of his life, and strives to promote trekking and tourism. Combined with a dauntless and unwavering spirit, he attempts to make every trip, a recreation. Mr. Adhikari is a credentialed guide with an attachment to his surroundings, which empowers him to make the best use of his compassion and helps our clients connect with nature through trekking.

Paban Khadka

Baban Khadka

Trekking Guide

Baban Khadka has been guiding tours and treks in Nepal since 2012. As an enthusiastic and devoted guide, he possesses a wealth of local knowledge, both historical and cultural. As a keen explorer and mountain walker, he enjoys the outdoor lifestyle that Nepal offers and spends his time working as a guide in Nepal Hiking Team. He is an ardent hiker who shares his passion with his work which makes him an excellent guide to team up with. Being blessed with pleasant and charming behavior, he has been able to get along very well with all his fellow travelers.

Bal Kumar Magar

Bal Kumar Magar

Trekking Guide

Affable, simple and delightful in nature, Mr. Balkumar Magar has been serving our clients for more than 10 years. His understanding of the locales, combined with the willingness to provide quality service, classifies him as one of the best guides we have. His fascination of working in the tourism industry and trekking to the routes less travelled, has brought him to our company. His simplicity and genuine warmth, is appreciated by everyone known to him. Diligent and thoroughly professional, he seeks to help travelers value the raw appeal of Nepal. He believes in making them feel content and comfortable, the attributes of the citizens of Nepal. Trekking under his guidance ensures a stunning holiday in the picturesque locales of the icy Himalayas.

Bhim Thapa

Bhim Thapa

Trekking Guide

Bhim Thapa is a highly professional guide with above 12 years of experience. He has been working with Nepal Hiking Team since 2018, and his travel experience- along with his professional standpoints, makes him the best at what he does. He has vast knowledge about the mountains and the trekking trails and he uses this to make trekking trips into enlightening journeys. Bhim is an accomplished and a competent trekking guide who likes travelling and knows the trails in the mountains like the back of his hands. With a friendly vibe, he gets along with people and is very out-going. With many years of trekking and guiding in the trails of the mountains, Bhim is an amiable person who is very fun to be around.

Narayan Dhamala

Narayan Dhamala

Trekking Guide

Working for over 10 years in the tourism industry, Mr. Narayan Dhamala has been guiding tourists from different parts of the world. He aims to further advance the prospects of tourism in Nepal. The adoration for his country’s culture and geographic allure has influenced his spirit for trekking and making travelers perceive the beauty of Nepal. He is immersed in this field of work and assisting people to gain knowledge of everything Nepal has to offer. He wishes to see Nepal as the best place to visit, as a fact recognized by the majority of the world. His fervor to trek and to lead trekkers through the trail, he considers this profession to be surreal and the fact that every day is a beautiful holiday in the Himalayas. His hospitable nature makes the journey relaxed and pleasant.

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Chuda Mani Thapa Magar

Trekking Guide

With over twenty years of trekking experience to all the regions of Nepal, Chuda Mani Thapa Magar has a sense of travel and adventure in his blood, leaving no landscapes of Nepal unexplored and no mountain unclimbed. It is hard to sum up the achievements and experience that he has gained in such a long time frame. He has lead many tour groups through the most challenging terrain and has some extraordinary experiences to share. Travel has been a big part of his life and challenges his obsession. As a keen traveler he has spent his life exploring the beauty of Nepal and sharing it with visitors to the country. Chuda Mani Thapa Magar is a responsible and caring person who has been able to win hearts of his fellow travelers by his responsible and warm nature.

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Ganga Tamang

Trekking Guide

Ganga Tamang has been working as a guide in Nepal Hiking Team. With an experience of over 7 years in the field of travel and tourism, he is a responsible and very knowledgeable guide. His dedication and passion towards travel and trekking can be seen in his job. His simple and cheerful personality makes him adorable and therefore is liked by all.

Kul Bahadur Magar

Kul Bahadur Magar

Trekking Guide

Kul has been working with us since 2014. He is an expert in the trekking field and excels at being the best trek leader. Kul started his career as a trekking guide in the early 2007, working with a wide variety of customers from all around the world. Mr. Kul Bahadur Magar speaks good English and he always has the best personality, making him a good trekking guide with all clients. Kul was born in the Solukhumbu itself, in the Everest region. He has always been in the presence of the Himalayas and has many trekking trips under his belt. Owning to his amazing experience in many different terrains, Kul makes for a very endearing companion to his customers while trekking. He always makes sure to put his customers first; the customer’s comfort, safety and satisfaction are always most important to him. He is also very adept at recognizing the situating and taking the best immediate course of action. His excellent work in the field is always formidable.

He also has the most good-humored personality and his friendly nature always manages to charm the clients. His experience in the field clearly shows in his guiding techniques. He is high-spirited as well, and he always takes his responsibilities as a guide and a trek leader very seriously. There have never been any instances where the customers have not been satisfied with his work. In every instance, he has managed to make sure that the clients are happy and completely satisfied with his work. He always keeps the group together, and strengthens his relationships with all people who are under his responsibility while trekking. He knows the trekking trails and locations from the most complicated to basic levels. His openness to learn and to always get new experiences makes him charming as well.    

Bikram Rana Magar

Bikram Rana Magar

Trekking Guide

Bikram is a hard-working guide who has been working in the field since 2004. His passion for trekking shines out quite brightly when he is accompanying the customers in the trip. Interested in travel and visiting new places since early in life, Bikram has deep and extensive knowledge about all places in the country. His high inquisitiveness in the field of trekking and travel has made him a reliable and enjoyable trekking guide to be in the company of. With NHT from 2016, Bikram has already managed to impress everyone with his skills and bright personality. 

Prachanda Shrestha

Prachanda Shrestha

Trekking Guide

Prachanda Shrestha (PS Shrestha) is our highly knowledgeable guide who has been working with us since 2015. A strong presence in the trekking and guiding field since 2005, Prachanda has guided treks and trips all over the country, working with a wide inlet of clients from all over the world. He always makes sure that he is providing the best care and services to the customers at all times. He is friendly and good natured, which makes him a good company with the customers. He is very enthusiastic about his profession as well, which he demonstrates very imminently in the field. He likes to show customers from all over the world the wonders of Nepal. He is also very knowledgeable about the destinations and the sites, which he conveys in a good and understanding manner to the clients.

His addition of the knowledge and information about the many prominent sites, both natural and cultural while trekking makes the customers enjoy their trip all the more pleasurably. He is highly effective at the field and his experience with customers is what makes him stand out. He always keeps the satisfaction of his customers as the most important point to take care of while trekking. He is always attentive towards his clients and happily provides a good company.

Mr.Prachanda Shrestha is proactive at taking care of any situation while trekking and is quick on feet and on thinking of the best solution. His vast experience in the many locations that span the entire country also makes him a very valuable companion to have while trekking. He is highly effective at his work and a very competent trekking guide and leader. His dexterous and stellar work in terms of guiding the customers is truly proficient and polished.  

Netra Subedhi

Netra Subedhi

Trekking Guide

Netra is an extremely hard-working trekking guide who has been involved in the industry of travel and tourism since 2010. He is an enthusiastic trekking guide who always makes sure that the customers are having the best of time and are comfortable. He has good knowledge about the trekking trails and has walked on all sorts of terrains with the customers, always keeping them safe and making sure that they are enjoying the time. He loves to travel to new places and his experience in the trekking industry is shown in a very adept manner while he is out in the field. Netra has been with us from 2015, and he has managed to win over the trust and preference of many customers since.

Pasang Sherpa

Pasang Sherpa

Climbing Guide

Pasang is one of the most brilliant climbing guides who has been in the industry of trekking and travel since 1998. Because of his extended involvement in the field, he is one of the top professionals in this industry who truly has done almost all available trekking trips with people from all around the planet. He is a climbing guide who is now working as a trekking guide, continuing his profession and still fueling his passion for travel. Pasang has been with us since 2014. He has an impressive resume under his belt and many peaks under his name as well. He has climbed several peaks over the course of his career as a climbing guide. His impressive accomplishments include climbing Mount Everest 4 times, the Manaslu Himal 3 times, the Dhaulagiri Mountain 2 times, as well as climbing Mount K3 and K2 among many others. His knowledge and experience, plus his amazing personality and kind nature, is what makes him an important part of our team.

 

Lakpa Sherpa

Lakpa Sherpa

Climbing Guide

Lakpa Sherpa is an experienced mountaineer who has an impressive history of climbing many mountain peaks with many different groups and climbers from all parts of the world. He has been in the industry for over ten years and is one of the most reliable trekking and mountaineering leaders that we are lucky to have. His confident nature and ability to handle any sort of situation in the mountains is what makes him a valuable companion to have during trekking and peak climbing journeys. Lakpa has climbed and summitted Mountain peaks like the Tukuche, the Island Peak, the Mera Peak, Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu and Lobuche among many others. His knowledge about the local culture and the terrains and his way of conveying information and ideas to the clients makes his very easy to be around with. With a soft-spoken personality but a strong confidence and reliability factor, Lakpa is one of the best climbing leaders we have. His climbing streak is nothing short of impressive and his endurance capabilities and experience in the field makes him one of the most dependable climbing leaders.         

Kumar Rupakheti

Kumar Rupakheti

Tour Guide in Nepal

Kumar is an easy-going good-natured cultural guide who has been with Nepal Hiking Team since the beginning. His knowledge about the history and the culture of the people of Nepal makes him a most valued guide. He tends to give deep and insightful knowledge and information about various sites and destinations that you will be touring. His deliverance of the information regarding the history and the lore behind the sites and the settings make for quite an enjoyable tour and adds more flavor to the trips. Having deep knowledge about the cultural aspects, Kumar Rupakheti is an expert at conveying the stories that are associated with different destinations for a congenial cultural trip and tour.

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