Nepal Environmental Treks & Expedition would like to introduce our team of highly professional, enthusiastic and experienced travel professionals, guides and climbing Sherpas to share their expertise for the benefit of all our clients. We look forward to be of service to you. Here are some of our team members who look forward to assisting you with your travel plans.
Nava Raj Dahal - Managing Director
Having engaged many years in the field of trekking in the Himalayas, it led us to conceive the idea of establishing a trekking company comprising of a group of young, energetic and experienced youths. We realized that the aim of establishing such a trekking company is not only to offer dedicated service to the tourists, trekkers and adventure seekers but also to generate employment for the educated unemployed youths.
Nepal Environmental Treks & Expedition is operated by a group of young, energetic and experienced youths. They have a wide experience of travel and tour operation in the Himalaya region. Since its establishment in 1990, the company has become renowned with the contribution and dedication of three different personalities in the field of event management at home and abroad.
Starting his career as an accountant in a trekking company in 1990, Mr. Dahal has risen from the grass root level to that of Managing Director of his own company. Born in Dhading district of Nepal, he shifted to Kathmandu after the completion of school education. He holds Master degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Tribhuvan University. He has extensively traveled in countries like Thailand, Singapore, India, China (Tibet), Bhutan, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, France, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and USA. This has enabled him to extend business associations overseas and has also kept him abreast with the innovative ways of improving tourism.
Being an ardent supporter of eco-tourism in Nepal, he aims to help protect and preserve this beautiful environment for future generations of trekkers to enjoy. It is his diligence, creative thinking and uncompromising work ethics that have earned him respect from his business fraternity as well as the clients.
Mr. Dahal is the former General Secretary of TAAN (Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal) and had previously served the association as one of its Executive Members. As the General Secretary of TAAN he worked in coordination with other associations to promote national tourism in Nepal. At present he is a vice-chairman of National Tourism Federation Nepal.
Since May 2013, Mr. Dahal has been serving as Honorary Consul of the Republic of Estonia in Nepal following his appointment by the Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Estonia and approval from the Foreign Ministry of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal. In this new capacity, Mr. Dahal is committed towards promoting and facilitating bilateral relations of trade, business and friendships between Estonia and Nepal.
Ramesh Dahal - Tour Manager
Ramesh exclusively handles trekking / tours in the company. He has been serving this company since its inception. He observes and understands the need of each member of the group while on trail and treats them with great care. His easy and lively temperament has made him the favorite of most of the groups that he has led. His extensive experience in trekking field, good command in English and his visits to countries like Belgium, France, Germany, Holland and India gives him the extra edge in the trekking and tours field.
Most of our staff are graduates and well versed in many foreign languages including English. They are responsible for all the logistics related to organizing tours, hotel booking, transportation, flight ticketing and other services. They provide quality and efficient services to all the clients.
Mahesh Chaulagain - Correspondence Officer
Mahesh currently upholds the managerial position in the office. He also administers the overall correspondence of the office. A Master’s degree holder in natural resources management, Mahesh is increasingly focusing on the promotion and development of eco tourism, the very concept that underpins the goal of our operation. He is fluent in English, Nepali, Hindi and French.
Anju Thapa - Front Desk and Ticketing Officer
Anju Thapa is the face of our company as she looks after our Public Relations as well as ticketing. A Masters in Rural Development, Anju is superbly skilled in communicating with our clients and dealing with their needs. Thapa is also a trained hand in ticketing, especially in all the international ticketing systems including Amadeus, Galileo and Abacus. She is a certified ticketing agent and is highly literate in computer skills. She hails from Dharan, Itahari District in Eastern Nepal.
Hari Baruwal – Office Secretary
With an outgoing personality and pleasing manners, you can’t help but notice Hari’s simmering energy. Hari is responsible for staff coordination and manages airport transfers for our guests and clients. All the guests highly appreciate his efficient and warm hospitality. Hari is also in-charge of store operation.
Dibas Devkota - Accountant
Dibas DevkotaDibas Devkota holds the post of Accountant in our company. Born in Gorkha District, Dibas holds Bachelor’s degree in commerce and has amazing passion for numbers. He ensures that our account is spruced up and clean!
Bishnu Bhatta - Office Assistant
Working for over 2 decades, Bishnu Bhatta is our handy cook and office assistant. Originally from Dhading District, his cooking skills and Nepali delicacies, especially the tea and coffee are not to be missed when you visit our office. He also takes it as his responsibility to keep the office neat and tidy. His strength lies in his smiles and politeness. His family is currently living in Chitwan.
All our outdoor certified mountain guides, climbers, porters, cooks & drivers are very professional, knowledgeable and passionate in their respective areas. They are highly experienced and thoroughly trained in all aspects of trekking, mountaineering expedition, eco- tourism, wilderness first-aid and emergency evacuation. Creating colorful and discovery-oriented adventure trips with a combination of safety and comfort is their mission. As they are born and brought in the trekking areas above 3,000m, they have an in-depth knowledge of indigenous wildlife and landscape, they are able to acquaint our clients with local customs and traditions and help them interact with local people. Their command over English is limited to adventure-related topics.
Hari Krishna Sapkota - Trekking Guide
Hari Krishna (Achyuta Nanda) Sapkota born in the country side of Nepal is highly conscious about fragile nature. He is a highly experienced guide who has been working in the field of tourism since last 25 years. He has led many groups to almost all trekking regions like Everest, Annapurna, Langtang-Helambu, Dhaulagiri, Ganesh Himal, Sky line trek etc. As a field trek escort, he always stays focused on the travelers’ satisfaction. He takes both pride and pleasure to offer quality service to our valued clients. His guidance and dedicated services delights one and all. His personalized services and friendliness are the first preference of our any patron. His friendliness and hospitability will definitely make your visit to Nepal a memorable one.
Kancha Sherpa - Climbing Guide
Kancha Sherpa is the head climbing leader of Nepal Environmental Treks & Expedition and has been leading climbing expeditions since 2001. Kancha has worked as Climbing Sirdar for over 8 years and has summitted Everest three times, namely in 2003, 2006 and 2009. Kancha also climbed K2 (second highest peak) in Pakistan in 2004. Other 8000m peaks Kancha has successfully climbed include Cho Oyu, Shisha Pangma, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Makalu. He has climbed almost all the trekking peaks in Nepal.
Kancha has received Basic and Advanced Mountaineering training as well as Navigation & Map training from Nepal Mountaineering Association and Ice climbing and Rock Climbing from Khumbu Climbing School. Born in Solukhumbu, Kancha loves climbing and travelling and is fluent in English, Nepali, Hindi, Tibetan and Sherpa languages. He has travelled to Japan, Thailand, Hong Kong and China/Tibet.
Nima Dorje Sherpa - Trekking and Mountaineering Guide
Nima has been working as trekking guide since the past 15 years. He has also been climbing mountains for the last 10 years. Nima has extensively traveled and trekked in Tibet and Nepal and has already climbed two 8000er, Everest and Lhotse. As a trekker he climbed almost all the trekking peaks. He has received basic training on ice and rock climbing from Nepal Mountaineering Association and Nepal Mountaineering Instructors Association. Nima was born in Solukhumbu and is fluent in Sherpa, Tibetan, Chinese, English and Hindi.
Kaji Sherpa - Trekking and Climbing Guide
Kaji Sherpa is a veteran climbing and trekking guide. He has 7 years of experience in climbing and 16 years in trekking. He has climbed many peaks, some of which include Mera Peak, Island Peak, Pachhermo, Tent Peak, Panbari peak as well as Manaslu. In India he has successfully climbed Stokangri, Kanytse, Jojongo and Milire peaks. Kaji has trekked all the trekking routes in Nepal, China and India. He has received Trek Leadership and Rock Climbing training from Nepal Mountaineering Association and knows English, Hindi, Sherpa and Tibetan languages.
Mingma Chhiri Sherpa - Trekking and Climbing Guide
Mingma Chhiri Sherpa has been working as climbing and trekking guide since 2005. He has received training on basic mountaineering and rescue operation from Nepal Mountaineering Association and has attended eco trekking workshop organized by Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal. He received his trekking guide license from Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hospitality Management. Among the peaks he has successfully climbed includes Makalu, Tukuche, Dhampus, Pachhermo, Island Peak, Lobuche peak, Mera peak and many others. Sherpa is fluent in English, Sherpa, Hindi and Nepali.
Karmajit Budhamagar - Trekking Guide
Born and brought up in far remote Tibet-like arid region of Dolpo, Karmajit Budhamagar has a passion for nature, adventure and culture since his childhood. He has unrivalled knowledge of people, culture, tradition and landscape of the region where he was born. He is also qualified and experienced in the field of risk management and first aid. His knowledge on the local medicine is outstanding. Most of our clients request Karmajit as their guide in the remote areas trekking including Dolpo, Upper Mustang & Dhaulagiri.
Ratna Prajapati - Trekking Guide
He joined the company as a trekking guide in 2000. Since then he has led the trekkers to Annapurna, Everest and Langtang region. His service has been considered as excellent by most of our trekkers. Personally he is very friendly, helpful and loves to share his deep knowledge about mountain among travelers to make their journey interesting and unforgettable.
Raj Kumar Simkhada - Trekking Guide
Mr. Raj kumar simkhada with his several years experience in the field of trekking he has been providing excellent services to the trekkers as a professional guide. He is familiar with history, culture, tradition and climate of the most of the regions where he has led the group of trekkers. Well trained cook, he ensures your meals are nutritious.
He specializes in regions mainly Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, Kanchenjunga and Manaslu. He is very active and sporty guide. His friendliness and interesting talks will definitely prove to be a good amusement on your journey.
Hari Lal Devokota - Trekking Guide
Hari Lal Devkota is a certified trekking guide. Having trekked almost all the trekking trails in Nepal, it is hard not to be impressed by Hari’s lively passion for nature and culture. Hari hails from Gorkha District and thus regards Manaslu and Tsum Valley as his most preferred destinations for trekking adventure.
Surya Prasad Dhakal - Trekking Guide
He has now been working as a guide after having worked as a porter. He has been to many regions which help him now to work efficiently as an assistant guide.
Dinesh Dhakal - Trekking Guide
Dinesh Dhakal is true professional in terms of his knowledge and insights into Nepal Himalayas. For his well educated demeanor, he commands special distinction among his fellows and peers. Dhakal was born in Nuwakot District and has been working as a trekking guide for well over a decade. He is young, energetic and full of camaraderie spirits.
Pancha Bahadur Ghale - Buddhist Guide
Hailing from Annapurna region, Pancha's encyclopedic knowledge of Buddhism, local culture and tradition is second to none. He is a dynamic, professional mountain guide possessing over 16 years experience in adventure tourism. He enjoys leading treks that combines mountains, wildlife and a sense of adventure.
Asha Tamang - Trekking Guide
He is one of the experienced trekking guides who hails from Annapurna region of Nepal. He has been working with us for many years. He loves trekking and meeting people from different cultures. He has been to many trekking area with trekkers and is very much familiar with various trekking regions. His service has been considered as excellent by most of our trekkers. Personally he is very friendly, helpful and loves to share his deep knowledge about mountain among travelers to make their journey interesting and unforgettable.
Pradeep Karki - Trekking Guide
The fact that Pradeep Karki was born and brought up in the vicinity of Kanchenjunga Mountains in Eastern Nepal speaks a volume about his expertise and knowledge about Himalayas. Karki has served up relentlessly for more than two decades in trekking sector. Understanding the needs of trekkers comes easy to Karki, who on the whole is a friendly lad, always adventurous and happy. His transition from Cook to Trekking Guide means he can wear different hats at the same time.
Bhimsen Paneru - Trekking Guide
A cheerful young man involved in tourism as a trekking guide for the past 5 years. He is very friendly and helpful and he knows a lot about trekking trails of different trekking regions in Nepal. He has assisted several international trekkers groups to make their treks successful and memorable.
Thakur Paneru - Trekking Guide
There are many professional trekking guides in Nepal and almost all of them offer same experience. To stand out among the crowd is simply a challenge. In this regard, Thakur Paneru is different. What he brings to his trekking guide profession is that we all crave for: the human touch. Paneru is one of a handful of trekking guides who strives to make an adventure more than a challenge. He makes every trip memorable & inspiring and instills a value that is worth a lifetime experience.
Ratna Sapkota - Trekking Guide
Ratna Sapkota is not a new name in trekking industry. Renowned for his tactical ability and wisdom, Sapkota is a firm favorite among any trekking team. He is a frequent trekker and regularly travels between Kathmandu and Kavre, where he was born and where his roots lie.
Tek Niroula - Trekking Guide
With over 2 decades of experience in trekking industry, Tek Niroula is without a doubt one of the most experienced guides in Nepal. He spent his childhood in Eastern Nepal, right along the famous trekking trails of Kanchenjunga and Makalu. Thus he was naturally destined to become a trekking guide himself. We are extremely proud to have him in our team.
Yukta Dhakal - Trekking Guide
Yukta Dhakal is one of our young, friendly and energetic trekking guides. He has explored many trekking routes within Nepal and is fluent in cultural and natural attractions of the Himalayas. Dhakal is a very considerate and kindred soul whose love of adventure is certainly contagious.
Krishna Dhakal - Trekking Guide
With more than two decades of trekking guide experience under his belt, Krishna Dhakal is certainly one of our natural leaders. He has trekked almost all the trails in the Himalayas, and particularly holds extensive interests and knowledge on Tsum Valley and Ganesh Himal regions.
Gopal Kapri - Assistant Guide
Gopal Kapri is undoubtedly one of our oldest team members. He is perhaps the most loved and the friendliest character around our office. A storehouse of knowledge and expertise, Gopal is a living testimony to determination, hard work and success.
Among our skilled cooks Phurba Sherpa and Ram Babu Dhakal are exceptional cooks.Their forte lies in preparing almost any kinds of food while on trail.
Phurba Sherpa- Trekking Cook
You know Phurba Sherpa, then you can’t help falling in love with his hands! Yes, he is our food connoisseur, our cook. His national and international delicacies and cuisines are a wonderful delight and integral part of our trekking adventures. No trekking trips are complete without his creations. He personally believes in hygienic, organic and wholesome food.
Our porters and Sherpas are experienced, friendly and co-operative. Our all porters, sherpas and cooks have attended basic training course about the preservation of environment, first aid, hygienic food, precaution of high altitude and equipments.