Trekking Guide

Mr. Paban Panta

Paban Panta

Mr. Paban Panta is a trekking guide working in Nepal Hiking Team for more than 10 years. He has served exceptionally well, and his contributions are portrayed by his excellent reviews from our clients.

Mr. Panta has a trekking guide license issued by the Ministry of Nepal Tourism. He has successfully attempted all the courses and has acquired all the skills needed as a trekking guide. He is fluent in English, communicates well, and gives clear instructions to clients.

The clients have described him as a simple, delightful, friendly, and knowledgeable guide. They are impressed by his knowledge of Nepal’s culture and traditions, especially about local villagers. Nepal Hiking Team is amazed by his work and looks forward to more of his future endeavors.

Traveller Review

  • Amazing EBC Trek with the Best Guide Ever

    I had such an incredible time with my father and brother on the Everest Base Camp trek, thanks to the planning and support of Nepal Hiking Team. In the lead-up to our trip, we communicated most with Ganga, who was incredibly helpful in answering our many questions and receptive to our requests for slight changes in the trek itinerary to better suit our travel schedule. Then, from the moment we landed in Kathmandu (at 2am!) to our departure a couple of weeks later, we had our experienced and knowledgeable guide Paban to see us through the entire trek experience.
    Paban was extremely kind, helping us carry some of our bags when the trek got too strenuous, and he was also unfailingly patient with us whenever we had to proceed slowly. He expertly guided us all the way to Base Camp, even when the weather got unpleasantly snowy and windy, and he generously pointed out all the special points of cultural and environmental interest for us along the way too. Paban made sure we always had enough food and water to continue our journey, and he even taught us the card game dhumbal, which was always a great source of entertainment whenever we waited for dinner. Our porters Chandra and Tula were also supremely helpful, carrying our duffel bags from teahouse to teahouse and even accompanying us on the final 3-hour stretch from Gorakshep to EBC to carry our water so we'd have an easier time hiking at the high altitude.
    I am so grateful to Paban, Chandra, Tula, and Ganga for helping us experience the Everest Base Camp Trek. We could not have gotten to Base Camp without them. :)
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    - Excellent
    Ms. Izabella P
    US   |   5th Jun 2023
  • Awesome experience with the right team - Nepal Hiking Team!

    This was one awesome and unforgettable trek that I embarked on with two of my kids. It was hard, don't get me wrong, but it was worth every ounce of energy you put into it. Of course kudos to the Nepal Hiking Team led by its leader Ganga who made sure to accommodate our every request.
    From tweaking our schedule to get us there sooner than planned to making sure to get us a chopper ride back as planned despite bad weather and a logjam of hikers that were also waiting with us in the last couple of days. Most of all, however, in the mountains - bulk of the credit goes to our guide - Paban who tirelessly helped us, took care of our needs, motivated us, and more importantly was a friend to us (he even taught us how to play a Nepali card game - Dumbal).
    He was very supportive and understood our limitations and worked around those to make sure we reach our goal. He regularly checked on us as we hike everyday and gave us interesting facts and stories as we traversed the scenic route to EBC.
    Finally, our porters - Chandra and Tula, we worked in the background making sure our duffle bags got from one point to the next. I am not sure how they do it but without them, it would have been impossible to get me and my kids through this trek.
    I would highly recommend this trek to all nature loving adventurers out there - and of course do it with the Nepal Hiking Team!!! THANK YOU!
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    - Excellent
    Mr. James Pastrana
    US   |   5th Jun 2023
  • Once in a Lifetime Experience

    My family had an amazing time on this trip! Our guide, Paban, made sure to keep us comfortable (as much as you can be on a mountain) and happy! Everyone was extremely accommodating, the views were beautiful, and the trek was worth it. Paban helped us a lot with carrying some of our bags when we were too tire and even giving me some medicine when I started to get sick. Honestly, we wouldn't have made it to base camp if it wasn't for Paban and our porters, Chandra and Tula, and the whole Nepal Hiking Team has our sincerest thanks!

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    - Terrible
    Ms. Nico Pastrana
    US   |   5th Jun 2023