Meet the team
We work in a team because we believe in teamwork. Meet the team is a great matter for us, feel in teamwork in good faith for everyone for their experience and abilities. We are equal, no matter who is founder or manager or guide or Sardar or even porters.
Gokyo Treks agency believe that a great team is a key to Business Succession. This is the main differentiation than other agencies, the reason that Gokyo treks is about for any adventure to deal with impossible to possible. All of our staffs born and grew up in the mountains knows every inch of the trail.
Mr.Ammar Raj Guni (Founder)
Namaste ! I am Ammar Raj Guni, born and grew up in the Langtang region of Nepal on a task to follow a sustainable travel lifestyle. MBS educated from TU, a young entrepreneur recognizes the Nepalese tourism industry in a short span of time.
Moreover, I entered in Tourism Industry since 1998 as a trekking porter, subsequently, two-years later took part as the Trekking guide License course (Provided by Nepal Government over NATHM) then became a professional trekking guide. Immediately after my 3 years under graduation, I participated again for the city guide (Tourist Guide) training course (Providing from Nepal Government over NATHM) again to become a professional city tourist guide.
During the course of guiding profession and sound of having an ardent passion and long years of experience being involved in tourism visiting diverse indoor and outdoor parts all over in Nepal. Forces me upfront to register “Gokyo Treks and Expedition Pvt Ltd” agency in 2005.
In addition, Germany, France, Austria, Switzerland and some parts of Italy and as well as Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, and India have been visited. It helped me to gain an unbelievable opportunity to study the principles of tourism and hospitality. And the nature of global tourism and build a business relationship with tourism entrepreneurs in various countries.
I have an aim to contribute to the protection and preservation of beautiful nature and culture of the country for future generations. Being a responsible tourism entrepreneur, I have a powerful devotion to sustainable practice in improvement in the local lives, providing the maximum benefits of tourism. I have focused mainly on sustainable tourism, Eco-friendly tourism, adventure tourism, rural tourism, cultural tourism, and agriculture tourism.
Shrestha Som Bahadur (Trek & Tour Guide)
Meet the team with Som Shrestha. Som Bahadur Shrestha born and grew up in Nuwakot district located in the Langtang Himalayan region, central parts of Nepal. He has been working in the tourism field since 2005 with Gokyo Treks & Expedition.
Shrestha is an expert and has wide knowledge in trekking, tours, and peak climbing in Nepal. Initially, Mr. Som has been working as field staff and involvement in many different nature hiking and travel activities. After years of experience in outdoor activities, obtaining a wide knowledge of tourism-related service he became a professional tourist guide.
He took part in the Trekking guide training course organizing from the Ministry of Tourism in 2008. Mr. Shrestha graduated in Bachelor in Business Studies from the reputable Tribhuwan University in Nepal. He visited Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, Slovenia and Singapore, Thailand, and Malaysia to know better guiding skills.
He has been participating in an environmental consciousness program organized by community development foundation organizations. Besides that, he has been involving in Community Development Foundation member, non-profitable organizations which give charity to underprivileged background people.
Panday Bishnu Prasad (Trek Guide – GHT Experts)
Mr. Bishnu Prasad Pandey, born in 1982 AD of Nawalparasi district, is one of our accomplished trek leaders and Speak English apart from Nepali and Hindi. After completing his studies until the Bachelor of Business Studies level, he underwent trek guide training to join this profession. Panday did the trekking guide course to obtain for guide license from the government of Nepal.
Not only this but also he did First Aid training course and Eco trekking workshop conducted by TAAN. Lumba Sumba pass, Dolpo, Everest & Kanchenjunga are most highlights he guided. Furthermore, he did complete the Great Himalayan Trail (GHT) full-length trek route successfully in 90 days. In addition, he did several short and longer trekking in Nepalese mountains, a hard worker, and a friendly person to make a guest happy.
Kamal Bahadur Khatri (Trekking Guide)
Mr. Kamal Bahadur Kharti born in Sindupalchok district in Nepal, a professional trekking cook and guide as well of Gokyo Treks and Expedition Company. Khatri, working as a job of the Trekking Guide since 2005. Mr. Khatri has a great experience of camping cooking, trekking in Nepal and as well as Tibet Himalaya.
Since he joined at Gokyo Treks and Expedition agency, he has been leading as a guide and a cook. Participated in the Government training institute NATHM to get a trek guide license and as well as a food and beverage course certificate in 2008. He did a Professional cooking job for a couple of years in Lobuche lodge on the way to Everest base camp before joining the agency.
Besides that, Kamal visited Austria and as well as Tibet by profession. He cooks perhaps all ranges of delicious cuisine. Mr. Kamal always put himself in an excellent position and respect each client as a part of his families.
Guni Ram Mohan (Trek & Tour Guide)
Mr. Ram Mohan Guni has born in Sunkhani village of Nuwakot, has been working with this company since 2009. He speaks very good English, well experienced and has wide knowledge about trekking, tours and as well as hiking.
Ram Mohan Guni received his leadership training, engaged in some training conducted by the Government of Nepal over NATHM in 2010. After years of experience in outdoor activities, he became a professional Trekking and Tour Guide. He did MBS from the Tribhuvan University of Nepal and also participated in the advance city Tourist Guide course organized by NATHM (Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management).
Furthermore, he has been participating in skill development training and environmental awareness program organized by community development foundation organizations. Besides that, he has been involving in Community Development Foundation member, non-profitable organizations that give charity to deprived and background people in Nepal.
Rajesh Rupakheti (Trek Guide)
Rupakheti Rajesh has born in Jeevanpur village of Dhading and joins us in 2013. Rajesh speaks very good English. He is well experienced and has wide knowledge about trekking, tours and as well as hiking.
Initially, Mr. Rajesh worked as field staff and involved in many different soft to extreme adventure trekking tours in Nepal Himalaya. Rajesh received his leadership training, participated in some training conducted by NATHM, Government of Nepal in 2015. After years of experience in outdoor activities, he became a Trekking Guide. Rupakheti graduated in Bachelor of Business Studies in Tribhuwan University in Nepal.
An active guide, been participating in skill developing training – environmental awareness program organized by various organizations. Besides that, he has been involving in Community Development Foundation member, non-profitable organizations that give charity to deprived and background people in Nepal.
Sherpa Fur Galzen (Mountain Guide)
Sherpa Fur Galzen has born in Solukhumbu where Mt. Everest and Amadablam is located, has been working with this company since 2009. He speaks very good English and basic Italian. He is well experienced and has a wide knowledge of trekking and Mountaineering.Mr. Sherpa received his and leadership and rock climbing, Peak climbing and as well as an extreme mountain climber, participated in climbing training conducted by the Nepal Mountaineering Association. Ascend several NMA summits (NMA PEAKS) successfully. And as well as extreme expedition which is Mt. Everest, Mt. Cho Oyu, Burantse Expedition and more.
Sherpa climbed Everest expedition from Tibet side several times and as well as Nepal side too. Currently, Mr. Sherpa lives in Jorpati (located nearby Boudhanath Stupa) Kathmandu valley. A part of his trekking and climbing profession, he is also conducting a small hotel for locals, so he could support his wife there.
Shrepa Ngawang Chongba (Mountain Guide)
Sherpa Ngawang Chongba has born in Solukhumbu below Everest, has been working with us since 2009. He speaks good English. Nawang is well experienced and has a wide knowledge of trekking and Mountaineering. Initially, Mr Sherpa worked as field staff involved in different adventure climbing and trekking.
Mr. Sherpa received his and leadership and rock climbing, Peak climbing and as well as an extreme mountain climber, participated in training conducted by Nepal government and Nepal Mountaineering Association. In addition, he did summit several mountains under NMA Peaks and as well as Everest and Cho Oyu.
Everest expedition from Tibet side 3 times and as well as Nepal side 1 time was the most unforgettable in his life. Currently, Ngawang lives near Boudhnath stupa, in Kathmandu valley because of his profession.
Lila Bahadur Tamang (Trek Guide)
Lila Bahadur Tamang has born in Nuwakot, Nepal. A licensed guide in the Nepalese mountains, working with the agency since 2013. As studied up to an intermediate level in a college, he speaks relatively good English, Hindi, and Nepali languages.
Bhupal Regmi Magar (Trek Guide)
Bhupal Regmi Magar has born in Solukhumbu district in Everest area. He participated in a trekking guide training course organized from Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management. He has been working as a trekking Guide since 2008.
During the course of time, he stays in Lukla airport for 3 years, after he came to Kathmandu and visited several other regions like Annapurna, Langtang and Manaslu region and guiding the tourists to the Himalayas.
A well-experienced guide Bhupal knows various walking trail in the Himalayas. Furthermore, he studied up to Intermediate level on TU and speaks Normal English, Hindi, Besides Nepali languages. Bhupal has good knowledge about trekking and mountaineering, enjoys sharing Nepalese cultural insights with guests that are not covered by any guide or from any Guidebooks.
Paudel Arjun Prasad (Trek Guide)
Arjun Prasad Paudel has born in Rasuwa district in Langtang region. Poudel participated in guiding course training conducted by Ministry of Tourism in co-operation with Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management called NATHM and got the licensed of mountain trekking guide. Arjun work as a trekking Guide since October 2018.
During the course of time, he has been working with Gokyo Treks and Expedition Company sincerely. Poudel, guided in several hiking routes in Nepal such as Annapurna, Langtang, Everest and Manaslu region guiding the tourists to the Himalayas. He is well-experience guide & porter-guide, studied up to intermediate level and speaks English apart of Nepali languages.
Manoj Bohara (Trek Guide)
Manoj Bohara has born in Kabilas, Langtang region in Nepal, hold a license trekking guide and basically speaks English. Started his career with an agency from porter to porter guide and became a professional guide and working as a trekking Guide since 2017. Already explored trekking in Annapurna, Langtang and Manaslu region with origin travellers.
Tej Bahadur Regmi (Trek Guide)
Mr. Tej Bahadur Magar has born and grew up in Solukhumbu district lower Everest region. Tej participated in guiding course training conducted by Ministry of Tourism co-operating with Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management (NATHM) and got the license of mountain trekking guide. Working as a trekking Guide with an agency since 2009.
During the course of time, he worked with Gokyo Treks and Expedition company staying in Lukla bazaar for 3 years. After that, he worked for Annapurnas, Langtang and Manaslu region as a Guide. He is a well-experienced guide & porter-guide, studied up to intermediate level.
Regmi Tej has good knowledge of trekking and basic mountaineering skills as he lives in Namche Bazaar with his family, running a tea shop. He speaks basic English and Nepali languages.
Hira Bahadur Regmi Magar (Trek Guide based in Lukla)
Hira Bahadur Regmi Magar has born in Solukhumbu district of wake VDC – 08, Nepal. He is a licensed trekking guide for the Nepalese mountains. He joined the agency in 2007 to guide the tourist to base camp, the foothill of Everest Himalayas.
Although studied up to the Intermediate level in Tribhuwan University, Kathmandu, he speaks basic English. But honestly, Hira is a well-experienced guide, has done most of the adventure passes that locates in Everest zone. In a peak season, he stands at Lukla lodge and waits for our guest to guide from Lukla base.
Umesh Kumar Karki (Trek Guide)
Karki Umesh Kumar has born in Solukhumbu district where Mt. Everest is located. He started to work with Gokyo Treks and Expedition since its establishment. Educated up to intermediate level, he speaks relatively good English, holds his guide license from Nepal Government since 2011. Being a responsible guide of Gokyo Treks agency, he takes care of guests and explains various culture in Nepal.
Jirel Bhakta Bahadur (Trek & Marathon Guide)
Mr. Bhakta Jirel has born in the Solu-Khumbu region, Jiri, Nepal. Born and grew up in Jiri village in the foothills of Mount Everest. I met him during the Everest trail running – Everest marathon in 2009 AD.
As he spoke to us, he did mount Everest Marathon perhaps 10 times already. furthermore, he did several trekking routes that are located in the Everest section. Moreover, he likes outdoor activities such as trekking, tour, and sightseeing. Mr. Bhakta achieves guide license in 2009.
Bhakta always performs his duty excellent, whatever he does, studied until the intermediate level at TU and speaks relatively good English.
Madhav Bhetuwal (Manager)
Mr. Madhav has born and grew up near Sauraha in Chitwan district. He joined the company to work as a Manager in 2018. In addition, he likes outdoor activities such as trekking, tour, and sightseeing.
Madhav always performs his duty excellent, whatever he does, studied master in business studies from TU and speaks relatively very good English.
Raj Kumar Rai (Trek Guide)
Raj Kumar Rai has born and grew up in Solukhumbu district of waku VDC, Nepal. Kumar is a licensed porter guide basically working from Lukla base. Raj has been working as a trekking Guide cum porter since 2006. Mr. Rai is a good experience porter guide who knows each and every corner of high passes route in Everest mountain. Because he lives only 2 days below Lukla airport and stays at hotels in Lukla in a high season to guide our guest from Lukla Base. He is familiar with all trek routes, villages and the Mountains that are located in the Mount Everest area and speaks Basic English.