- Our team
Meet the Team
Our members of Ganesh Himal Hiking Team includes highly experienced professional in tourism who are very hardworking & friendly individuals; ready to take the challenge and eager to provide service to make your trip exciting and the memory of a lifetime. We specialize in the field of trekking, mountaineering, expeditions, wildlife safari, rafting, village and cultural tours in Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, and India. Traveling with GHH Team, you will have a wonderful adventure as all our team members have years of experience organizing tours & treks in the various regions/destinations that you choose to explore.
The staff members of Ganesh Himal Hiking Team have been trained by the various governmental agency of Nepal such as
- Nepal Mountaineering Association,
- Ministry of Culture and Tourism,
- Trekking Agency Association of Nepal,
and also certified from numerous other trekking, touring and mountaineering organizations.
Our team members are altitude and first aid certified, are always well equipped, and very friendly. Moreover, they will be your great travel companion whilst sharing extensive knowledge of the locations, mountains, ecosystem, wildlife, and also encourage you in every step on the way to help achieve your goal. View the detail of our members:
Mr. Binod Thapa is the founder and chairperson of the GHHT. Mr. Thapa's father used to work in travel & tourism industry which made Mr. Thapa very likely to explore and wander around the beautiful Himalayan landscape of Nepal from his early childhood. Walking in the footsteps of his father, after lots of experience and professional training, Mr. Thapa later founded his own company Ganesh Himal Hiking Team in collaboration with Suman Nepal in early 2013.
Mr. Thapa hails from the local region i.e. of Ganesh Himal and Manaslu region located in the north west of Kathmandu. He has an academic qualification of Bachelors Degree in Travel and Tourism from the University of Baltimore, USA. As of now, he is working and operating the company - handling all the clients of North America from the US.
He is well experienced and knowledgeable in Travel Company having the best practical skill in any trip package in the Himalayan region and has successfully attempted different trekking without any difficulty. He has an experience of city tour leader for 4 years, 2 years as a general manager of a local company and a year experience of working in a hotel as a receptionist. As language plays a vital role in providing clients abundant information and likely to successfully operate a travel company which includes travelers from different countries, he is able to communicate in different languages like English, French, Nepali, and Hindi fluently.
He is very good at properly handling unforeseen circumstances while leading a tour/trek and also build's a good rapport with the clients. As an experienced travel founder and chairman - he has visited different countries like United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, Singapore, China, Tibet & Bhutan. Visiting these countries, he has a very good understanding of nature itself along with the values and responsibility of the trekking and travel planning company. Also, he has attended many international conference program relating to travel and trekking business and also built a relationship with the different travel entrepreneurs globally.
Along with running the company successfully, he also has been helping to overcome the poverty in the local region by promoting the use of locally made products and also funding through some NGO's particularly in the field of educating children. He has a passion for recognizing Ganesh Himal Hiking Team as one of the leading company of trekking and touring worldwide.
Designation: Founder/Managing Director
Mr. Suman Nepal is the founder and the managing director of GHHT who collaborated with Mr. Binod Thapa in early 2013 to form the company. Prior to the establishment of the company, Mr. Nepal had been working in this tourism industry since 2008 in his father's company (overtaken by his elder brother ) which is one of the reputed company in Nepal.
GHHT was established also with the support of Suman's family and with the cooperation of Kunming Mountaineering & Exploration Association (KMEA), Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), Yunan Kunming Municipality and Pokhara Municipality Association.
Mr. Suman hails from the Mansalu region from the west-central part of Nepal. He has an academic qualification is Bachelor's Degree in the stream of Travel and Tourism affiliated with Tribhuvan University. This led him to advance his career in his brother's company and also inspired him to work independently to provide excellent service on this sector.
As nothing comes free, with lots of hard work, effort, and struggle - today he has excelled in this field in a very short span of time. He has on hand working experience of 2 years as Trekking assistance guide, 3 years experience as a Trekking leader and 2 years of experience as an operation manager in his brother's company.
As an enthusiast learner and focused on providing excellent service, he even did language courses in Japanese and successfully completed the level three in Japanese Language proficiency test (JLPT). Along with the Japanese language, he also pursed the Chinese language course and successfully completed the level 4 in the test. Besides that, he fluently speaks in Nepali, English, Hindi, and of course Chinese and Japanese.
As a director of Ganesh Himal Hiking Team, he manages all the travel operating tasks of Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet's trekking, tour & expeditions. He loves to travel and enjoys traveling & has a passion for visiting new places and gathers in-depth knowledge about the culture, myths, and legends associated with that vicinity. He had visited many countries like Japan, Taiwan, Bhutan, Tibet, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and China. Making a visit to these countries gave him the opportunity to build a unique relationship, collaborate and partner with different travel companies entrepreneurs globally and also improve the quality of operation & service on his own company. He is also involved in social works by attending the various awareness program. He also aims and promotes new ideas for sustainable tourism in Nepal plus also supports the local people in the poverty line by donation along with a campaign of educating children.
Srijana Baniya (Nepal)
Designation: Financial Manager
Srijana Baniya has been actively working in the finance and marketing side of GHHT since 2013. She is responsible for providing financial and marketing advice along with providing support to the management team, enabling them to make sound business decisions. A native of Gorkha District, she completed her Bachelor's degree in Business Studies from Tribhuvan University. She has more than 5 years of work experience in Tourism Sector as an Accountant.
She looks after all the daily transactions and keeps the books balanced! She is a friendly person and loves to talk to the customers about their trek adventure. Srijana is best described as a committed individual, with great interpersonal and communication skills.
Kishor Sharma Lamichhane
Designation: Digital Marketer
Kishor Sharma Lamichhane, a Digital Marketer has an experience of 4 years in Digital Marketing. Currently working for Ganesh Himal Hiking Team with prior experience at Quackfoot Pvt. Ltd. and ANTS Pvt. Ltd. Since the beginning of his Career, he has been dealing with the improvement of brochures and optimizing content. He is a curious IT Geek always searching for something new trying to keep updated with the latest technology. Giving business the focus it needs, he has been optimizing the content of Ganesh Himal Hiking Team.
He is an Arena Multimedia graduate in Graphics Designing and student in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Tribhuvan University. His qualifications support the fact that he is a fast, eager learner of computer-related activities and due to ambitious nature can effortlessly follow specific guidelines and strategies.
Designation: Office Staff
Bishal Bashnet is a very dedicated and hardworking office staff of Ganesh Himal Hiking Team. He hails from Dhading district and holds a job as the office assistant especially s the technical issues and comes up with creative ideas for the agency. Bishal is a young, talented, friendly and enthusiastic member of the team and an invaluable member and also arranges all of the permits for trekking, climbing and runs errands for our guests. He keeps our office running smoothly and is a real “jack of all trades!”
Designation: Content Writer
Passang is one of the valuable members of GHHT as a content writer who recently joined this company and is a part-time employee. She has been handling all the content of GHHT by editing and writing it in detail and also replying the inquiry send by the clients. She did her primary and secondary education in India (Sikkim). She is currently pursuing her Bachelor's degree in social work at Thames International College, Kathmandu. She chose this stream because she loves writing along with helping people in need. She loves to visit new places and enjoy doing adventurous things.
Govinda is a highly experienced, licensed and certified trekking guide for Ganesh Himal Hiking Team. He is originally from Ganesh Himal Region of Dhading district. He has led as many as about 200 smaller or bigger groups in the Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Kanchenjungha, Ganesh Himal, Dolpo and Mustang region of Nepal. GHH Team is very proud to employ such a highly experienced guide who has had a long experience of working in some of the major trekking companies. He always promotes sustainable and eco-tourism wherever he wonders with our clients.
Mr. Bhimsen Dhakal is hardworking, experienced and professional trekking guide. He is originally from Ganesh Himal Region of Dhading district. He is a Govt. Authorized trekking guide license holder and well trained in various tourism training.
He is enthusiastic about the Himalayas and guided trek several times. He is trained in first aid, rock climbing and culture. Most of our guests have honored him as very professional yet very friendly and informative guide. You can fully enjoy your time with his experience in the Trekking. He also acquires lots of knowledge about Nepal, mountains, cultures, local people, and other travel-related information. He is active in the field of trekking for a long time. He is one of the experienced, strong and honest trekking guides.
Hardworking and enthusiastic guy Bishnu Thapa is originally from Ganesh Himal Region of Dhading district in Nepal. He is a Govt. Authorized trekking guide license holder and well trained in various tourism training. After completing his intermediate studies, he started his career as a trekking guide in the tourism sector. He has got years of long experience as a trekking guide. In this long time period of his experience, he has trekked to Manaslu, Annapurna, Everest and Langtang region and many more. Well-spoken in English, Hindi, and Nepali, he takes every task a full challenge and dedication to satisfy the clients.
He has participated in many types of training and also took first AID training to broaden his knowledge in this tourism field. He is very positive and friendly person. And we are very proud to have him as a tourist guide who has lots of knowledge about Nepal, mountains, cultures, local people, and other travel-related information.
Arjun, a licensed and certified trekking guide, is possibly our most famous guide! He is originally from Manaslu Region of western-Nepal.
He is known the length and breadth of Nepal for his action-packed, thoroughly enjoyable treks. Customers request Arjun by name for their trips from personal experience on a previous visit, or from recommendations made by other travelers. His friendly demeanor and big heart make him a superb traveling companion.
Arjun like our other guide is also trained in first aid, trekking and climbing from the Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management, Nepal Mountaineering Association and KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Education Project)
He is a flexible, knowledgeable and energetic guide; he loves big groups and solo trekkers of all ages and abilities. He never gets bored of walking the paths and sharing his knowledge of the mighty Himalayas.
Sonam Rai, a licensed and certified trekking guide, is a zealous and dynamic guy and has been with Ganesh Himal Hiking Team since 2013. His youthful looks may be deceiving, he has a wealth of experience, trekking the trails of the Himalayas.
Sonam is a native of the Khumbu region so the mountains are in his blood! He will regale you with stories of his adventures in the mountains whilst encouraging you to meet your personal goals and have the trip of a lifetime. He is known for looking after his trekkers, keeping them safe and has a wicked sense of humor for you to enjoy your travels.
Female Trekking Guide
Menuka is an athletic, lovely and intelligent woman from Langtang Region of Nepal. She is one of our female trekking guides, who opine that trekking empowers her and more and more women should join the trekking profession. In her free time, she loves to listen to songs and sing them as well. She has successfully trekked almost all trekking regions in the Himalayas in Nepal.
She got her trekking guide training from the Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management. She is licensed from Ministry of Tourism of Nepal and also holds a High Altitude First Aid Certificate. You can fully enjoy your time with her experience in the Trekking. She also acquires lots of knowledge about Nepal, mountains, cultures, local people, and other travel-related information.
Female Trekking Guide
Nilu is intelligent, energetic and hardworking female trekking guide born in Gorkha District, working in Ganesh Himal Hiking Team. Young and enthusiastic trekking guide, she has led clients to Everest, Annapurna, Manaslu and many of the most popular trekking regions in Nepal. She has received her trekking guide training from Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management (NATHM). She started trekking in 2013 and since then has made quite an impression among her clients because of her caring nature, friendliness, and knowledge. She says she loves to work with her foreign clients because they are friendly, funny, enjoyable and adventurous. When not guiding clients, you can find her traveling on her own, reading books, listening to her favorite songs and watching movies and television programs.
About GHH Team, she says, “I feel fortunate to work here. It’s a privilege to be one of its members. GHH Team provides me with a great platform to learn and grow my career. Thank you in bunches!”
Dawa Sherpa is a highly experienced climbing and trekking guide. This cheerful, young and energetic man work as GHH Team’s mountaineering leader now. Born and raised in the Himalayan region of Solu, Dawa has a natural understanding of technicalities of climbing and trekking which has been sharpened by the extensive training and experience he has gained in his career as a climbing and trekking guide.
Dawa like our other guide is also trained in first aid, trekking and climbing from the Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management, Nepal Mountaineering Association and KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Education Project). He has also completed the advanced medical trained and advances mountaineering course. He is an expert in leading climbing trips and crossing the high passes. He has climbed Everest, Island peak ( over 20 times), Mera peak, Tibet Kailash, Mansalu, Annapurna, Kanchenjunga, Lobuche, Yala, Tent, Chulu as well as many peaks.
Lakpa Dorje Sherpa
Lakpa is experienced and medical trained mountaineering leader, born in Khumbu Region of Nepal.Lakpais serving as a trekker and climbing guide with all his capable hand and sharing his experience in Ganesh Himal Hiking Team. Mr. Sherpa is highly expertise for adventurous and challenging treks on regular routes or off the beaten path. Also involved in other many trekking related activities and highly trained, he is sure to make your journey much more interesting with his funs and laughs.Hard working and result oriented trekking and climbing guides leading the trekking and climbing groups. He has already climbed Mera, Island, Tent, Yala, Pisang, Chulu and other different peak many times.
LakpaDorje is well educated and highly qualified in the field of trekking in Nepal. He is the man behind your safe and registered journey during trekking, tours, and expedition. Having grown up in the Himalaya, he has an excellent knowledge of the culture, religion, and traditions of the country. You are sure to meet him with your land in the airport to welcome you and also for your farewell.
Minda Chiri Sherpa
MindaChiri Sherpa is an experienced mountaineer and 6000 meters peak climber with years of experience in climbing Himalayas, originally from Khumbu (Everest) Region. He can pilot any climbing trip within Tibet and Nepal, for those of you who have a keen interest and sense of adventure while wanting to reach the highest point on the earth.You can guarantee you're inexperienced hands here!
After several years working as a base camp cook and peak climbing guide with a couple of other companies, Chiri joined Ganesh Himal Hiking Team in 2013. Chiri like our other guide is also trained in first aid, trekking and climbing from the Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management, Nepal Mountaineering Association and KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Education Project). He has also completed the advanced medical trained and advances mountaineering course.You can fully enjoy your time with his experience in the climbing and trekking. He also acquires lots of knowledge about Nepal, mountains, cultures, local people, and other travel-related information.
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