Our guides are our biggest assets. They are responsible for the successful completion of your trips and your safety, whether in the mountains, the city, or the jungle, the river, etc. Here are some of our guides.
The mountain guides are particularly carefully chosen, as they can make a big difference in your experience in the mountains of Nepal. They keep you safe, are well informed about high altitude sickness and what to do in case of an emergency. They also play an important role of the liaison between you and the culture, and can provide great insights into Nepali life.
All guides are liscenced by the government, and have additional trainings in responsible travel, first aid, high altitude sickness, etc.
Roshan has been tourism filed since 1990 working as a professional tourist guide. His experience starches all the way from Nepal to hills of Tibet. He is highly experienced as he has almost trekked most of the trekking routes of Nepal along with Tibet.
Annapurna and Langtang Region
Bijay Raj Karki, 26 years old mountain trekking guide, is also trained in bird watching. He has been in the tourism field since 2003. He started off his career as a porter and got promoted as an Assistant Guide in 2004. He led a team by himself for the first time in the year 2005 and since 2010; he is into Eco- Leadership Trekking. He is very keen in nature and its exposure and regards bird watching as one of his hobbies.
Everest region, Annapurna region
Aas Maan Rai is originally from Solu district of Nepal. Age 32, he's got more than 12 years of experience in this tourism industry guiding people in the mountains. He is a trained trekking guide. He also has taken basic climbing training and first-aid training.
Rolwaling, Everest, Annapurna & Langtang
Dawa Yangzum Sherpa, 22, comes from Beding, Rolwaling and is also a marathon runner. She is two times marathon participant including the Everest Marathon.
She is a trained mountain guide and also has done the basic ice climbing training.
Langtang & Annapurna Region
Mr. Durga owns a small family-run guesthouse in Gatlang, Rasuwa and he is also a local inhabitant of Gatlang. He started his trekking career as a mountain guide in 1999.
He has done mountain guiding in Langtang and Annapurna region. He took his guide training in Jan 2004. He is also a trained cook. Age 33.
Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Makalu region
Doot Kumar Rai, known as Kumar rai, age 33, born in Godel Chocholung-06, Solukhumbu, has experience of guiding in the Everest, Annapurna, Langtang and Makalu region. He has trekked upto 6000metres of altitudes. Apart from various guide training, he has had cook training too. During off season in Nepal, he travels to India (Le Ladak) as a guide cum cook.
Everest region and Annapurna region
One of our top guide, Phurba Sherpa hails from Salleri-4, Solu. He started his guiding career in 1996/97 and has been with socialtours since 2003. He has had several trainings such as guide training, first-aid training, rock climbing and also he is trained with fire-fighting.
His name has been mentioned in the latest issue of National Geographic Adventure magazine Dec, 2009.
Annapurna region, Langtang region, Everest region, Helambu
Though Ngowang Phinjo Sherpa is his real name, he is more popular among people as Nhono. Aged 29, he started as a guide in 2001 and has been with socialtours since July 2004.
He is originally from Kutumsang, Helambu. He is trained with guide training, first-aid training and has attended the eco-tourism workshop in 2005. The main regions he has been doing guiding are the Annapurna, Everest and Langtang.
Everest region, Lantang region & Annapurna region
Dhan Tamang, 41, resident of Dolakha, Jiri. He started guiding since 1989. And after taking the guide training in year 1993, he started his guide career professionally. He has had good guiding experience in the Everest, Annapurna, Langtang region.
Everest region, Annapurna region, Langtang region
Bhim Bahadur Tamang, 36, resident of Dolakha, Jiri. He started guiding since 2006 after taking the guide training in the same year. He has had good guiding experience in the Everest, Annapurna, Langtang region. He has also been to Laddak as a guide.
Lhakpa Diki Sherpa, 22, two times Everest marathon winner 05 & 07. She is specifically expert in guiding in the Everest region. However, she is also experience in the Annapurna and Langtang region. She has had quite a lot of trainings including guide training, first-aid, basic mountaineering and basic navigation. She recently completed her ice-climbing II training.
Jangbu started guiding people in the mountains since 1997. After completing his guide training in 2000, he qualified as a full fledged mountain guide. He hails from Solukhumbu district in Nepal. He is 40 and been guiding for us since 2004.
He is trained in mountain guiding, first-aid and recently in responsible practices in mountain areas.
This is what one of our clients had to say about Jangbu.
"Everything about the trip was 100 %. Our trip was amazing and our Guide and porter were increadible it was them that made it an unforgetable experience, They both went out of their way to cater for all our needs and put a huge effort into making our trip."
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