Tourist Guide

Tourist Guide in Nepal

Tourist Guide information.

Tourist guides, or tour guides, are members of the Travel and hospitality industry who show visitors around places of interest. Tour guides may lead groups or individuals through historical sites, museums, geographic destinations, and outdoor excursions.

A tourist guide (European) or a tour guide (U.S.) is a person who provides assistance information on historical, cultural, and contemporary heritage to people on organized sightseeing and individual clients at educational establishments, religious and historical sites such as; world heritage sites, museums, and at various venues of tourist attraction resorts. Additionally, a tour guide takes the visitors on trips through an area and explains the interesting facts about it.

The prime role of a Tourist guide ensure that itineraries are met and that customers are being informed in an entertaining manner of the location they are touring. They are also responsible for ensuring the safety of the group and ensuring that tour groups remain together. Basically, tour guides are employed by tour companies in Nepal.

Likewise, for Nepal, a professional tourist guide, compelling eagerness, and passion for what we do. Typically, I have enough passion to learn the history of an area, naturally, tell the story, and explain our knowledge with enthusiasm to eager guests on guiding.

Background of Tourist Guide “Ammar Raj Guni”

My name is Ammar Raj Guni, and I was born and raised in the Nuwakot District, located in the Langtang Himalayan region of Nepal. After completing my SLC, I moved to Kathmandu city to pursue further university education.

I studied for a Bachelor’s in Business Studies (BBS in Tourism + Marketing) at Public Youth Campus, Dhobichour, Kathmandu, Nepal. Later, I completed my Master’s in Business Studies (MBS) at Shankar Dev Campus, Putali Sadak, Kathmandu, Nepal, affiliated with Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu in 2009 AD. Nepali is my mother tongue, and I also speak English and German.

Training Background

I began my career in tourism in 1998 AD as a porter. I later underwent Trek Guide training at Nepal Tourism Training and Hotel Management (NATHM) and obtained my trek guide license in 2000 AD. Since then, I have been leading travelers from around the world on various journeys, from city tours to high mountain base camps in Nepal. Please take a look at my guiding training certificate.

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Over time, my experience guiding tourists has shaped me into a professional guide. This extensive experience eventually led me to establish a trekking tour agency. In 2006, my brother and I registered “Gokyo Treks and Expedition Pvt Ltd.”

I now manage Gokyo Treks Company while continuing to guide tourists, especially on day hiking tours. In 2006, I also completed an advanced Tourist Guide training course at NATHM, a government institute. My goal was to obtain a license to conduct private city tours. With my local city tour guide license, I frequently work with tourists privately for city tours. Nowadays, tourists often book me as a private tour guide in Nepal. Please see my guide’s training certificate.

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In 2007, I took part in several climbing guide courses. Annually, the Nepal Mountaineering Association organizes a climbing course to train individuals to become Mountain Guides.

Guiding in the Himalayas as a mountain guide has always been a passion of mine. With a license from the NMA, I am authorized to lead climbers to NMA Mountain summits listed under the NMA section. My ultimate dream is to guide tourists from sea level to summit climbs, providing a seamless and comprehensive experience.

Why Kathmandu valley sightseeing with local private tourist guides?

Touring Kathmandu’s medieval cityscape with a local private tour guide is an unforgettable experience. With 20 years of experience in the guiding profession, I have acquired extensive knowledge. I can provide you with detailed insights into Nepalese history, religion, culture, and people. Additionally, I can share information about local lifestyles, art, architecture, temples, monuments, Buddhist stupas, and monasteries.

During my university project work, I wrote two travel guidebooks, providing detailed insights into “Mustang: The Land of the Hidden Valley” and the “Attractions of Kathmandu Valley”. Both guidebooks are now freely available online, offering tourists in-depth information.

As a private tour guide, I am dedicated to answering all your questions about our city, region, and country. I am grateful for the many positive compliments and reviews I have received from past guests. I take pride in having helped my clients enjoy my beautiful country and its unique culture.

If you are still searching for the right tour guide in Nepal or for Kathmandu Tours with Local Private Tour Guides, look no further. Book me as your tour guide in Nepal, and allow me to show you around the majestic Kathmandu town.

I will take you to the UNESCO-listed World Heritage sites in Nepal, as Nepal is a piece of paradise full of Himalayan heritage and an archaeological paradise with nine UNESCO World Heritage sites. These sites are among the most sought-after attractions for tourists.

Why Private Tour Guide is a most popular?.

Touring with a tour guide is one of the most important features for all age travelers. Nepal visitors can book a tourist guide easily via any travel website platform. It’s easy to book and also easy to cancel. Guests can book the tour guide directly without paying middleman service fees. Therefore, tourists will get to know the guide’s knowledge, his experience, heritage sites, and the places he guided.

How much is the cost/price for a Tourist Guide per day?

The cost of hiring a tourist guide for Kathmandu sightseeing typically ranges from US$ 40 to US$ 60 per day, inclusive of all taxes. The daily cost totally depends upon the group members you are traveling with.

However, the actual cost can vary based on the quality of the guide you choose for your private tour. While hiring a guide is not mandatory, it can greatly enhance your experience by providing deeper insights into the heritage sites and assisting you in navigating to key locations.

Nevertheless, if you are traveling within a tight budget, we can negotiate the price. Sightseeing in a low season, we can discount US$ 5 on each booking. Ultimately, the decision to hire a guide is yours to make based on your preferences and needs. Likewise, Guests also need to pay transportation on top of Tour guide price for Kathmandu city tours.

Local places for tour in Nepal.

There are many things to see in Nepal but I always try my best to guide you knowing your interest. You can visit Kathmandu city tour daily plan as given on the link. They are Kathmandu royal palaces, Basantapur Durbar square, and Hanuman dhoka Durbar square. Swayambhunath stupa or Monkey temple. Furthermore, Pashupati Nath temple, Boudhanath stupa, Kopan Monastery, and Budhanilkantha temple. They are the top highlights of tourist places to visit.

Patan city sightseeing with a local guide

Likewise, Patan city tours include Patan durbar square, Golden temple, Mahaboudha Temple, and Kumbheswor temple). Moreover, Bhaktapur city Includes Bhaktapur’s main durbar square, Nyetapole square, and Dattatreya square, with peacock window). Changu Narayan temple locates on the hilltop. All those places are listed under the world heritage sites UNESCO monuments in 1979.

I can guide you to Pokhara city, Chitwan jungle safari, and as well as Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. So, Feel free to book Kathmandu valley sightseeing with a local tour guide. The sightseeing duty begins around 9 am from your hotel.

Thus, I will take this opportunity to extend my hand in friendship to those who are interested in the Nepal experience. I look forward to the day that I may welcome you for Kathmandu valley sightseeing as a local tour guide.

How to book a tour guide in Nepal?.

If you are happy to book me as your tour guide in Kathmandu Nepal then kindly go for booking page as given here.