Trekking Guide

Mr. Paban Khadka

Paban Khadka

Mr. Paban Khadka is a trekking guide working with Nepal Hiking Team since 2012. He is a keen explorer and mountain walker who loves exploring the outdoors. His passion perfectly resonates with his career as a trekking guide.

Khadka had acquired a trekking guide license issued by the Ministry of Nepal Tourism. His first language is Nepali, but he is very fluent in English. He is a good communicator and has received an excellent review on his communicative skills.

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. The clients adore him and describe him as a friendly, charming, and pleasant guide passionate about what he does. Nepal Hiking Team is proud to have him as a trekking guide.

Traveller Review

  • Narasipura Family ABC Trek

    Dear Ganga and the entire team,

    We, Narasipura family would like to thank you and your team for making once in a lifetime experience possible. All three of us loved every minute we spent in the Himalayas and Nepal. After my EBC trek, I wanted to experience Himalayas again with my family. Your team made it possible.

    Every day, we knew what to expect because Paban explained us on previous evening and in the morning. In seven days, we trekked in the lush green forest, saw numerous waterfalls, were inside the clouds, refreshed ourselves in the river and stream water, took multiple breaks with tea, coffee.

    Even though it was very hard, especially from 3rd to 5th day, we managed to get over the fatigue to continue because of Paban, Gokul and Ganesh’s help and encouragement. They used to tell us to take it easy (Aaramse jayenke) then we can do it, no need to rush. Paban modified the plan/itinerary based on the time of the day and our physical condition. We always ended the day before 5pm. Paban was flexible and booked the best teahouses, he made our trek very enjoyable. On fourth day, we were scheduled to trek to Upper Sinuwa. He changed it, we stayed at Lower Sinuwa. Because of 4th day’s change of plan, he modified fifth-day trek too.

    Every day, as soon as we woke up, we started off with a hot cup of coffee or tea, they served to us without fail. Enjoying first few minutes of the day looking the sunrise in the mountains with a hot drink was so peaceful and relaxing. At the end of every day, we had fun, talking, playing cards, and having delicious dinner with fresh fruits as dessert. It was a beautiful experience. Paban, Gokul and Ganesh treated us royally and with respect, we are grateful to them.

    Spending last two days of our trek in the Machapuchare and Annapurna basecamps were a bliss, surrounded by the Annapurna mountain range was just amazing, and unbelievable.

    On the last day of the trip, we loved the cultural tour of the three cities, we were mesmerized by the artwork.

    Hope we can come back and enjoy Nepal again.

    We appreciate everything you did for us to accomplish our dream trek.


    Trip done between 9th to 18th May 2022

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    Mr. Jayadatta Narasipura
    US   |   18th May 2022
  • Everest Base Camp - May 2023

    Nepal Hiking Team is an excellent agency. Their trips are really well organized and taken care of. We had no complaints from the beginning to the end because they managed the trek professionally. In the front, the emails were answered very promptly and in the best way.

    We did the Everest Base Camp Trek in a small group, and all had a fantastic time. Our guide and porters were kind and made us feel like a family, always smiling and ensuring we were feeling well. I felt like I was in good hands. I enjoyed joking, laughing, and playing cards with the team.

    It was such a memorable and great experience. This will always be one of my fondest memories. Thank you, NHT, for making my trek a great one!

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    - Excellent
    Mr. Denis L Denis L
    HK   |   9th May 2023
  • Life memory trek in EBC in May 2023!

    We had a fantastic experience on our Everest Base Camp Short trek with Nepal Hiking Team in May 2023. Before the trip, we were in contact with Ganga, who was incredibly responsive and patient in answering our questions. She was also accommodating in making arrangements for our flights and accommodations.


    Our guide, Paban, was incredibly knowledgeable and experienced. He was always happy to answer our questions about the region's culture, geography, and history. He was also accommodating in ensuring that we were safe and comfortable throughout the trek.


    We were lucky to have excellent weather for the entire trek. The views of the Himalayas were breathtaking, and we could reach Everest Base Camp without any problems. We both felt that we were well prepared for the trek, thanks to the support of Nepal Hiking Team.


    We highly recommend Nepal Hiking Team to anyone interested in trekking to Everest Base Camp. They provided excellent customer service, knowledgeable guides, and great weather. We had a truly unforgettable experience!

    Here are some additional details about our trip:


    • We started our trek in Lukla, a small town in the Khumbu region of Nepal.
    • We hiked for 14 days, covering a total distance of about 100 kilometers.
    • We saw some of the most spectacular scenery in the world, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse.
    • We stayed in comfortable lodges along the way, and our meals were delicious.
    • We made some great friends on the trek, and we all had a wonderful time.


    We are so grateful to Nepal Hiking Team for making our Everest Base Camp trek possible. It was an unforgettable experience that we will cherish forever.

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    - Excellent
    Ms. Li LI
    CN   |   14th Jun 2023
  • Everest Base Camp Heli Shuttle Trek

    We had an absolutely incredible experience trekking to Base Camp. We are two guys who are in decent, but not great shape, but we found the trek very doable, especially with the help of our experienced guide, Paban. We would have gotten nowhere without our incredible porter, Sujan.

    Both Paban and Sujan helped us keep pace, showed us all the best views, and were great company along the way. By the time we reached Base Camp, I can easily say we were all good friends and shared a lot of laughs along the way.

    Our trip encountered some weather problems as we were supposed to fly from Gorak Shep to Lukla via helicopter, but the clouds were too thick to travel through. So, we contacted Gunga, figured out a good plan to get down the mountain in time for our flight out of Kathmandu, and rescheduled our helicopter to take us directly from Phakding to Kathmandu. This was a huge help for our travel plans. We can't thank the Nepal Hiking Team and Gunga enough for their amazing experience and accommodating nature.

    I highly recommend Paban and Sujan to any trekkers who are going soon, as they were impeccable in every way. We can't wait to come back when Sujan is a full guide himself.

    When I come back to climb to the peak of Everest, I will definitely be rebooking with the Nepal Hiking Team. I can't wait to return to Nepal. It's a 10/10 experience for me.

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    - Excellent
    Mr. Andrew
    US   |   26th Jun 2023
  • Gokyo Lakes and Renjo La Pass Trek in Himalayas

    I had a golden opportunity to trek the Gokyo Lakes and Renjo La Pass region in the Himalayas in Nepal, along with my sister and brother-in-law during October 2023. For this trek, we had booked through Nepal Hiking Team (NHT), and we were completely satisfied with our choice as we successfully completed the trek with their help. Sri Ganga Ji, the owner of NHT, was very professional. Before the trek, he was available for answering our queries through WhatsApp, and in fact, I even had a call session to get all my queries related to the trek answered. Ganga Ji was very patient and answered all my queries regarding preparation for the trek, payments, insurance, and more. He continued the same support after we arrived in Nepal, despite being very busy.

    After landing in Kathmandu, we were received by Paban, our trek guide, at the airport. Paban was there with us from that time onwards until we completed our Gokyo Lakes and Renjo La Pass trek and returned to Kathmandu. Paban did a great job as the trek guide and was very helpful throughout. At the start of the trek, we were stuck in Ramechhap for two days as the flights to Lukla got canceled due to bad weather. Paban managed to get us into a helicopter as an alternate option, as we insisted on getting to Lukla quickly. During our unexpected stay in Ramechhap for two nights, Paban also ensured that we got the required accommodations.

    During the trek, Paban answered all our questions patiently. He is well aware of all the top mountain peaks and all the terrain details in the Himalayas. He ensured that we had a smooth stay at all the places at night and regularly monitored our oxygen and pulse levels in the high-altitude places. Paban was very friendly and maintained a good professional relationship with all of us during the trek. During the early morning climb to Gokyo Ri, I had some challenges as I was feeling dizzy. Paban took good care of me until I recovered and could continue the trek. He even carried my bag to the top after ensuring that I was fit enough to complete the hike to the summit.

    Overall, we were all very satisfied and impressed with the service provided by Paban as a guide and definitely would recommend him as a guide for future trekkers. The two porter Sherpas, namely Lakman and Chandra, were also very nice, and I was amazed to see their ability to carry our luggage throughout the journey. A big shout of applause to them for their efforts, without which we wouldn't have had a great trek experience.

    Overall, we were all very happy with Nepal Hiking Team (NHT)'s support and service during the trek. The folks working there are professional and friendly, and I definitely recommend NHT as one of the best companies for Nepal treks. We look forward to doing one more Nepal trek with them in the near future.

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    Mr. Bhyrav K Bhyrav
    IN   |   26th Oct 2023
  • Annapurna circuit - an incredible experience

    My husband and I, along with a group of four others, embarked on the 14-day Annapurna circuit trek this April. The experience was nothing short of phenomenal.

    Our guide, Paban Khadka, was exceptional; his professionalism combined with his cheerful demeanor kept us in great spirits and feeling safe throughout the trek.

    He went above and beyond, making our journey possible and memorable. Our assistant guide, Neman, was also fantastic, always ensuring our comfort and safety with a smile.

    The porters were incredibly kind and managed our luggage with amazing effort, climbing the hills without a single complaint. We were lucky with perfect weather, which allowed us to fully enjoy the stunning scenery.

    The teahouses exceeded our expectations with comfortable accommodations and delicious, hot meals. Communication before the trek was clear, and Ganga was very patient in answering all our queries.

    The airport pickups and drop-offs were timely, and support was always at hand even before the trek started. We’ve made lifelong friends and unforgettable memories.

    On the Summit




    Experiencing the altitude

    We will definitely return for more treks with the Nepal Hiking Team.Ganga Purna Lake, Manang


    Manang Village

    Thorang La Pass

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    Mrs. Clare and Peter
    GB   |   26th Apr 2024