Thakkal Gurung hails from Gorkha District in Manaslu Region. Born and brought up close to the mountains, Thakkal loves being in the mountains close to nature.
He turned his passion into his profession after he completed his training and received his trekking guide license. He has been working as a professional trekking guide after obtaining his license.
Thakkal has been guiding trekkers to the Manaslu, Langtang. Annapurna and Everest regions, introducing them to the local culture and helping them get a memorable experience. He has been part of NHT's team since 2021.