Meet the team

meet the team guide and porters

Meet the team

We work in a team because we believe in teamwork. Meeting the team is a great matter for us, feel in teamwork in good faith for everyone for their experience and abilities. We treat equally, no matter who is the founder or manager or guide or Sardar, or even porter. Great teamwork is a key tool for business succession we understand.

It’s not possible to provide an unforgettable travel experience without an excellent tour guide. Guide and leaders love nature and care to carry their trash along with them to a special rubbish collection place. Our leaders, tour guides, and porters born and grew up in the mountains therefore they know every inch of the trail.

Mr.Ammar Raj Guni (Founder)

Founder Director

Ammar Guni - Nepal tour operator

Namaste ! I am Ammar Raj Guni, born and growing up in the Langtang region of Nepal on a task to follow a sustainable travel lifestyle. An entrepreneur achieved an MBS degree from TU, who recognizes the Nepalese tourism industry in a short span of time.

Moreover, I entered in Tourism Industry in 1998 as a trekking porter, subsequently, two years later took part in the Trekking guide License course (Provided by Nepal Government over NATHM) and then became a professional trekking guide. Immediately after my 3 years under graduation, I participated again in the city guide (Tourist Guide) training course (Nepal Government provides over NATHM) again to become a professional city tourist guide .

During the course of the 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 Nepal. Forces me upfront to register the “Gokyo Treks and Expedition Pvt Ltd” agency in 2005.

In addition, have visited Germany, France, Austria, Switzerland, and some parts of Italy as well as Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, and India. It helped to gain an unbelievable opportunity to study the principles of tourism and hospitality. And the nature of global tourism and building a business relationships with tourism entrepreneurs in various countries.

I aim to contribute to the protection and preservation of the beautiful nature and culture of the country for future generations. Being a responsible tourism entrepreneur, I have a powerful devotion to sustainable practice in the improvement in local lives and 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.

Som Shrestha guide hire in the Himalaya

Shrestha Som Bahadur (Guide in Himalaya)

Meet the team with Som Shrestha who has been working in the tourism field since 2005 with Gokyo Treks and Expedition. Som Bahadur Shrestha was born and grew up in Nuwakot district located in the Langtang Himalayan region, central parts of Nepal.

Shrestha is an expert and has a wide knowledge of trekking, tours, and peak climbing in Nepal. Initially, Mr. Som has been working as a field staff and was involved in much different nature hiking and travel activities. After years of experience in outdoor activities, and obtaining a wide knowledge of tourism-related services he became a professional tourist guide.

He took part in the Trekking guide training course organized by the Ministry of Tourism in 2008. Mr. Shrestha graduated with Bachelor in Business Studies from the reputable Tribhuwan University in Nepal. He visited Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, Slovenia, 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 involved in Community Development Foundation members and non-profitable organizations which give charity to underprivileged backgrounds people.

Kamal Bahadur Khatri - Annapurna trek guide hire in Pokhara

Kamal Bahadur Khatri (Trekking Guide)

Mr. Kamal Bahadur Khatri born in Sindupalchok district in Nepal is a professional trekking cook and guide as well of Gokyo Treks and Expedition Company. Khatri, working as a job of Trekking Guide since 2005. Mr. Khatri has a great experience of camping cooking, and trekking in Nepal, and as well as the Tibet Himalayas.

Since he joined 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 hiking guide license 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 puts himself in an excellent position and respects each client as a part of his family.

Rajesh Rupakheti - trek guide hire

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 was involved in many different soft to extreme adventure trekking tours in Nepal Himalaya. Rajesh received his leadership training and 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 a 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 involved in Community Development Foundation members, and non-profitable organizations that give charity to deprived and background people in Nepal.

Ram Mohan Guni - hike guide hire in Nepal

Guni Ram Mohan (Trek & Tour Guide)

Mr. Ram Mohan Guni has born in the Sunkhani village of Nuwakot and has been working with this company since 2009. He speaks very good English, is well experienced and has wide knowledge about trekking, tours and as well as hiking.

Ram Mohan Guni received his leadership training and 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 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 programs organized by community development foundation organizations.

Besides that, he involves in Community Development Foundation members, and non-profitable organizations that give charity to deprived and background people in Nepal.

Bishnu Prasad Panday - trek guide hire

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 Speaks 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 a 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 the Nepalese mountains, a hard worker, and a friendly person to make a guest happy.

Ngawang Chongba sherpa - Mountain guide hire

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 a field staff involved in different adventure climbing and trekking.

Mr. Sherpa received his leadership and rock climbing, Peak climbing, and as well extreme mountain climber participated in training conducted by the 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 Nepal side 1 time was the most unforgettable in his life. Currently, Ngawang lives near Boudhnath stupa, in Kathmandu valley because of his profession.

Nir Rana Magar

Nir Kumar Magar (Hiking or Trek Guide)

Mr. Nir Kumar Magar was born and grew up in the Pikey peak territory in the foothills of Mount Everest. He obtained the trekking guide training course on 2016 managed by NATHM and seriously worked in this profession leading the guest to the Mountains.

He joined the agency at Gokyo Treks & Expedition in 2015 as a porter and then became a guide. Within a short span of time, he luckily got a lot of groups and visited several other regions like Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Mustang, and Manaslu region and guided the tourists to the Himalayas.

Nir Kumar is a friendly and honest guide who has a great knowledge of multi-hiking trails and always listen to what the guest want to customize with the site trips along with their tight travel plan.

Furthermore, he studied up to the higher secondary school level on HSEB BOARD and speaks English, Hindi, and Korean besides the Nepali language.

Lila Bahadur Tamang - trek guide Annapurna

Lila Bahadur Tamang (Trek Guide)

Lila Bahadur Tamang has born and grew up in Kakani Gaupalika -05, Nuwakot district in Nepal. A licensed guide in the Nepalese mountains, working with the agency since 2013. But before that, he was staying in Lukla lodge for a couple of years to work with Tourists for base camp trekking.

During his staying in Lukla base he did almost all high passes trekking routes such as Cho la, Kongma la, Renjola…etc. In addition, he also did the base camp trek many times with tourists and was proud to be a great guide for Everest Zone.

As studied up to an intermediate level in a college, he speaks relatively good English, Hindi, and Nepali languages.

Bhupal Regmi Magar

Bhupal Regmi Magar (Trek – hike Guide)

Bhupal Regmi Magar has born in Solukhumbu district in Everest area. He participated in a trekking guide training course organized by the 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 guided the tourists to the Himalayas.

A well-experienced guide Bhupal knows various walking trails in the Himalayas. Furthermore, he studied up to the Intermediate level on TU and speaks Normal English, Hindi, Besides Nepali languages. Bhupal has good knowledge of trekking and camping and enjoys sharing Nepalese cultural insights with guests that are not covered by any guide or from any Guidebooks.

Ganesh Rai - From Phaplu trek guide hire

Ganesh Kulung (walking trek guide)

Ganesh Kulung is a certified trekking guide born and grew up on the Everest foothills at Mahakulung – 03, Solu Khumbu. He a is friendly and honest guide from the Rai community from the Mera peak territory and working with the agency since 2016.

Since his childhood, he had a dream to climb Mera peak as it is one of the trekking peaks located at the top hill of his village. Currently studying final semester of Bachelor in Business Studies (4 years course). Additionally, he did much trekking such as Manaslu, Annapurna round, Gokyo Ri, Chola pass, and EBC & Tilicho Pass..etc.

Bharat Dhakal

Bharat Kumar Dhakal (Trekking Guide)

Greetings ! I am Bharat Dhakal born in Palpa district, a famous territory of Dhaka cap in Nepal, and a professional trekking guide. Studied Bachelor’s degree at Tribhuwan University in Nepal and join at Gokyo Treks and Expedition agency in 2019. As we understand, he is guiding tourists to the Himalayas since 2008. Mr. Dhakal has a great experience hiking outdoors in Nepal.

Since he joined Gokyo Treks and Expedition agency, he has been leading our tourists on various Annapurna hikes, Everest trekking, and as well as some of the non-tourist areas or restricted areas in Nepal. So, if anyone selects me as your guide in the Himalayas, I will make your trip happy, safe and amazing. Thank you.

Manoj Bohara

Manoj Bohara (Trekking Guide)

Manoj Bohara has born in Kabilas, Langtang region in Nepal, studied a bachelor in Business studies. Hold a licensed trekking guide and basically speaks English besides Nepali.

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 regions with original travelers.

Pasang Sherpa

Pasang Kaji Sherpa guide hire

Pasangkaji Sherpa is born and grew up in a DudhKoshi Gaupalika – 07, Solu Khumbu, the Everest foothills, been involved in the tourism industry as a guide for 4/5 years. Especially, he was interested in this sector since when he was a little kid.

Pasangkaji has a good experience leading tourists from various parts of the world, and they are European, American, Japanese..etc. The language that he currently knows is English, Japanese, and Hindi. he is a friendly and loyal trekking guide from the Sherpa community in the Himalayas and join the Gokyo Treks agency in 2022.

Tej Magar - Porter guide hire on Lukla airport

Tej Bahadur Regmi (lukla to ebc trek Porterguide)

Mr. Tej Bahadur Magar has born and grew up in Solukhumbu district lower Everest region. Tej participated in guiding course training conducted by the Ministry of Tourism co-operating with the Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management (NATHM) and got a license of a 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 regions as a Guide. He is a well-experienced guide & porter-guide, studied up to the 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

Hira Bahadur Regmi Magar (Lukla to Gokyo trek porter guide)

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 the Everest Himalayas.

Although studied up to the Intermediate level at Tribhuwan University, Kathmandu, he speaks basic English. Honestly, Hira is a well-experienced guide, have done most of the adventure passes such as Renjo la, Cho la, base camp Everest, and Amadablam…etc that locates in the Everest zone. In the high season, he stands at Lukla lodge and waits for our guests to guide us from the Lukla airport base.

Arjun Paudel - Langtang trek guide hire

Paudel Arjun Prasad (walking trek guide)

Arjun Prasad Paudel has born in Rasuwa district in Langtang region. Poudel participated in guiding course training conducted by the Ministry of Tourism in cooperation with the Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management called NATHM and got a license as a 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 on several hiking routes in Nepal such as Annapurna, Langtang, Everest, and Manaslu region guiding the tourists to the Himalayas. He is a well-experienced guide & porter-guide, studied up to the intermediate level, and speaks English apart of Nepali languages.

Jirel Bhakta Bahadur

Jirel Bhakta Bahadur (Trek Guide hire in Lukla)

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 the 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 a guide license in 2009.

Bhakta always performs his duty excellently, whatever he does, studied until the intermediate level at TU, and speaks relatively good English.

Madhav bhetuwal

Madhav Bhetuwal (Manager)

Mr. Madhav has born and grew up near Sauraha in the 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 excellently, whatever he does, studied master’s in business studies from TU and speaks relatively very good English.

Fur Galzen sherpa

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 expeditions which as Mt. Everest, Mt. Cho Oyu, Burantse Expedition and more.

Sherpa climbed the Everest expedition from Tibet side several times as well as from Nepal side too. Currently, Mr. Sherpa lives in Jorpati nearby Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu valley. Apart from his trekking and climbing profession, he is also conducting a small hotel near the corner at Boudha stupa.

Prem Rai Guide

Prem Rai (Trek Guide)

Mr. Prem Rai has born and grew up in the Solukhumbu district of Cheskam ward number 3, Solukhumbu Nepal. Prem is from the Kulung Rai community, and work with us as a trekking Guide cum porter since 2006 with our agency from the Lukla airport base. He is an honest and friendly guide who has a good experience over the high passes route on Everest mountain.

living 2 days distance from Lukla airport and walking to Lukla on our call and confirmation. Stays at a hotel in Lukla and wait for our guests to welcome us. He is familiar with all trek routes, villages, and the Mountains that are located in the Mount Everest area and speaks Basic English.