Our Team

Administration Team

Ram Sapkota

Ram Sapkota-Founder/President

Mr Ram Sapkota is Founder and Chairman of Himalayan social Journey and Himalayan Suite Hotel.He is associated with many other companies. He himself being passionate about traveling, trekking and adventures, when he is not managing his commitments towards multiple companies, he generally spends lot of his time traveling. He is fond of spiritual activities and socializing. He also enjoys social welfare activities keeping keen interests on country's politics and developmental activities.His center goal of his invenstments is in assisting in educational materials for those needy children in rural areas of Nepal allocating certain percent of profit through his company, Himalayan Social Journey. Sapkota, having more than 15 years of experience in Tourism, has been able to provide a- crystal- clear service to the Guests. Keeping the motto of social transformation through social work, he has dedicated his efforts into catering excellent service insuring the client’s satisfaction through his company.

Amrit Sapkota
Executive Director

Amrit Sapkota-Executive Director

Amrit Sapkota is a promising entrepreneur from Nepal.He is currently executive director of Himalayan Social Journey and also of Himalayan Suite Hotel. He has been working in the field of travel and tourism since 2015. He has completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology from UCLAN University UK and MBA from IUKL University, Malaysia. Sapkota has been Business Development and IT consultant to many corporate houses in Nepal.When he is not at work, he can be found with his friends out travelling, trekking and exploring. He enjoys adventures and social company. Not only is he a good leader, he is also an humble and kind person. He is admired by his seniors and juniors alike. All our staffs seek out for him as soon as they face managerial and organizational problems as he is expert on it and always ready to help his colleagues with his happy and cheerful smile that could freshen up everyone's mood. He has successfully impressed everyone with his efficient hard work and people are pleased by the enthusiasm that is seen in his work.

Mohan Thapa
North America Director

Mohan Thapa-North America Director

Mr Mohan Thapa is director of Himalayan Social Journey for North America. He has been living in the US for 31 years and has been involved with different associations that works for the social welfares of immigrants including NRN. For almost 20 years he was a founder and president for a Baltimore Association of Nepalese in America and short form BANA.He is enthusiastic towards social work and social developments and hence takes keen interest in sustainable development of tourism sectors in Nepal.

Mon Poudyel
International Director

Mon Poudyel-International Director

Mr Mon Poudyel is International Marketing Director for Himalayan Social Journey. He has been living in Pittsburg USA and has been involved in various social welfare organizations for immigrants Nepalese. He is also a keen traveler and loves back packing to remote places. He enjoys country music, food and social cultural exchanges. He has deep interest on social work and believes that what we get from society is only fair if its given back.

Binod Simkhada
Operation Manager

Binod Simkhada-Operation Manager

Binod Simkhada is originally from Northwest of Gorkha District of Nepal has done Bachelor’s Degree as his academic qualification and possesses more than 15 years’ experience in Tourism sector. He, Simkhada operates and organizes different tour, trek and peak climbing program across the world from Italy. Binod also has an extensive experience and knowledge in conducting trek and other toursim related programs in Himalayan regions, such as the classical treks in Nepal like Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Mustang, Manalsu, Kanchenjungha, Dhaulagiri, among others. He also organizes peak climbing programs to Himalayan peaks such as Island, Mera, Lobuche , Chulu as well as other Himalayan peaks below 7,000 meters. Binod's specialty also covers trek and tour programs in Tibet, Bhutan and India.

Rameshwar Rijal
General Manager

Rameshwar Rijal-General Manager

Rameshwar has been associated with Himalayan Social Journey as General Manager since 2010. He has done master degree from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu. At Himalayan Social Journey his duty is to promote and market the products of Himalayan Social Journey in order to enlarge its business and manage all office work and develop different new trip itineraries. He is the backbone of the company. He is also keen to make research on the market where Himalayan Social Journey can have maximum profit. Besides, he loves mountain and remote areas of the world. His passion in Travel and music makes him distinctive from his counterparts. In the course of marketing and promotion, he has visited different parts of the world like India, Tibet, and Bhutan

Rajendra Shrestha
Operation Executive

Rajendra Shrestha-Operation Executive

Rajendra Shrestha is hardworking and very efficient working team as an office operator. He has been serving in the agency since 2014. He is post graduate in tourism management from Nepal College of Travel and Tourism Management. From his school life he was very much interested in tourism field and passed 'A' class trekking License in the year 2011 since then he entered in the tourism industry. Working in tourism from small age, he has an excellent knowledge of the culture, religion and traditions of the country. He believes in motto "Goal is to die with memories not dreams". Taking statement into consideration he follow his path where his works lead and fully devoted to Himalayan Social Journey.

Priyanka Subedi
Travel Consultant

Priyanka Subedi-Travel Consultant

Learner>Day Dreamer> Go-Getter Priyanka as a travel consultant and content writer handles the correspondence department of the company. She believes 90% of the world's problems could be resolved by simple but proper communication and hence puts effort into customer satisfaction through clear communication. She also works on the Himalayan social Journey's website as the content writer and controls the company's social media presence and performances on various social networking sites. She enjoys spiritual experiences, admires and indulges in arts, cultural exchanges, and travels whenever possible.

Navaraj Khanal
Reservation Officer

Divya Thapa
Ticketing Officer

Divya Thapa-Ticketing Officer

Divya Thapa is reservation and ticketing officer who with her responsible and accountable role plays important part in the team. From the responsibilities to book reservations and issue tickets to clients she even handles route planning and computering ticket cost. She does all the important works that includes of making ticket booking, quoting fare, and send to direct customers or Agents. She also prepares and forward daily sales report to the account department. Without her effective handling of her roles operation department would feel crippled. She is such a warm-hearted, kind and matured person that she is like sister to everyone.

Bibek Poudel
Chatered Accountant

Bibek Poudel-Chatered Accountant

Bibek is shrewd with numbers and needless to say one of the most valued member of accounting department. Not only he is outgoing and funny with his humor, he is strict with his work ethics and responsibilities. He has significant role in the team that gives advice, audit accounts and provide trustworthy information about financial records. His work with us also involves financial reporting, taxation, auditing, forensic accounting, corporate finance, or accounting systems and processes.He works closely with our accountant and makes our companies financial dealings much more smooth and efficient. He is such a trustworthy and generous person. Everyone is really fond of him.

Saraswati Khanal

Saraswati Khanal-Accountant

Saraswati Khanal , Himalayan Social Journey’s Accountant is from the beautiful city Battar, Trishuli, holds a master's degree in Business Studies specializing in Finance from Tribhuwan University, Kathmandu. She worked for several other institutions before beginning her career and involved in Himalayan Social Journey from 2020. She has extensive knowledge to solve account related problems . She loves reading novels, listening to music and watching movie during her free time. She loves traveling and getting familiar with new people and also a nature Lover. She is hard-working, passionate, a great communicator and problem-solver, qualities which make her a treasured employee. She is proud of being associated with this company .

International Affiliate Partners

Abid Zargar
Affiliate Partner for India

Abid Zargar-Affiliate Partner for India

A post graduate in Tourism from New Delhi University, and has about 16 years of wide experience across various industries but the travel business is his primary passion. At Same Time he has developed passion for innovative marketing for promoting Incredible India & Nepal. Being qualified and experienced on Tourism he has an ability to handle with any sorts of problem and circumstances related to tourism.

Khem Raj Gurung
Affiliate Partner for Bhutan

Khem Raj Gurung-Affiliate Partner for Bhutan

Khem Raj Gurung (Managing Director) of Druk Bayuel Tours (Bhutan) hails from Samtse, the Southern part of Bhutan and he did his early schooling from Paro. After his high school, he pursued his higher education from the Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management in Salzburg, Austria. Mr. Khem Raj Gurung has a contagious enthusiasm and his experience in a range of adventurous disciplines that ensures a successful trip for the travelers. He has an inborn talent in effective communication and people skills and is employed with the company as the Managing Director - looking after all the travel related matters for the travelers for Bhutan. He has undergone many intensive courses in camp management; wilderness training and some of his hobbies include playing soccer, archery and spending time on scouting new treks in Bhutan

Suresh Lavakurunathan
Director and Affiliate for Malaysia

Suresh Lavakurunathan-Director and Affiliate for Malaysia

Suresh is our Director and affiliate for Himalayan Social Journey Malaysia. He believes that "good day starts with A Walk, let it be at park, around your house or nearby trail. We take care of our feet it will bring us long way". Because of his passion for hiking and trekking, he has made a point to visit Nepal once every year. Currently living in Malaysia, he handles our outbound operations for Malaysia and also work as our affiliate.

Simran Saxena
Affiliate Partner for India

Simran Saxena-Affiliate Partner for India

She has a Ability to work in multi- cultural environment, quick learner, Inquisitive nature and efficient team player. She Loves to explore myself and every little bit this life has to offer.

Tour Guide

Dipendra Dharel
Tour/City Guide

Dipendra Dharel-Tour/City Guide

Mr. Dipendra Dharel works as tour guide for Himalayan Social Journey. He usually accompanies groups of tourists to tourist attractions, whether on day trips or longer stays, and provide knowledge and insights to help them get the most out of their visit. He likes to be in in good physical shape, and believes that with plenty of energy and self-assurance he would be able to give best touring experiences to our customers. He is certified tour guide with work experiences longer than 6 years.

Trekking Leader

Binod Dhakal
Trekking Guide

Binod Dhakal-Trekking Guide

Mr. Binod is our esteemed trekking leader. He will go out of his way to keep our clients, happy, safe and enable to them to make beautiful memories. One can expect him singing, dancing, having fun on the road showing the way of locals to our clients. One can expect him to confidently point out the famous mountains, landmarks and of course, dangers. He loves to trek, travel and make friends. He is there to keep our clients safe, to fascinate them with tales of local lore and wild adventurers.Needless to say his experience as trekking guide since 7 years involves fun, adventures, friendships and memories with strangers.

Bishnu Basnet
Trekking Guide/Peak Climber

Bishnu Basnet -Trekking Guide/Peak Climber

Bishnu Basnet is from Solokhumbu district, Lukla of Nepal. As he is from Khumbu region, he is supposed to be one of the experienced and professional mountaineering leaders of Nepal. Besides, he has scaled Mera peak, Island peak, Yala peak, Pisang peak, Lobuche successfully and did make two attempts to scale Mount Everest so far. He has accomplished several mountaineering organized by different organizations and nations.

Mingmar Sherpa
Trekking Guide

Mingmar Sherpa-Trekking Guide

Mingmar Sherpa is an energetic, vibrant and dedicated personality associating in our company as trekking guide. He is strongly informative about the cultural and historical monument spreaded throughout the nation along with socio-political phenomenon. His upliftment from trekking porter to city guide itself justifies his keen towards tourism industry.

Shankar Timilsina
Trekking Guide

Shankar Timilsina-Trekking Guide

After completing his Intermediate from Tribhuwan University in Kathmandu, Shankar joined Himalaya Social Journey in 2010. He is a qualified guide trained by Ministry of Tourism with more than 8 years of experience in this ground. He has completed English language course, first aid training and altitude sickness training. As a field trek escort, he always stays focused on travelers’ satisfaction. Shankar with his extensive experience in trekking industry is considered as the expertise of Annapurna, Lantang and other remote regions of Nepal.

Binod Gharti
Trekking Guide

Binod Gharti-Trekking Guide

Binod originally comes from Dhading and started his trekking career as a porter at the young age of 18. He has keen interest in tourism and loves working in this field. He is very familiar with the trekking at Annapurna, Manaslu and Langtang regions of Nepal. He believes working as a guide provides the best opportunity to explore the beauty of Nepal and gives the opportunity to experience the culture of the diversified people. He is looking forward to trek and explore new places apart from Nepal in near future.

Prakash Rijal
Trekking Guide

Prakash Rijal-Trekking Guide

Prakash is a young and dynamic leader, expressing sound knowledge as well as a deep intense passion to share familiar places, people and cultural history throughout the Himalayas in Nepal. Being a proud Nepali and having grown up in the Nepalese culture, he has an obsession for exploring and experiencing the majestic scenery of the remote and less visited regions. Through his easy and lively temperament, he has won the hearts of many in the course of his guidance, enthusiasm, commitment and dedication to support each and every visitor. His remarkable services delight one and all.

Tikaram Nepali
Trekking Guide

Tikaram Nepali-Trekking Guide

Tikaram Nepali is a dynamic, enthusiastic and committed tour guide to our company since a long time. He has accomplished the tour guide course successfully organized by the Government of Nepal and is licensed for the same . He is well familiar with cultural and natural diversity of Nepal. Our customers love to trek with him. He is known for his vibrant and fun loving personality. He is energetic, quick witted and his charismatic personality makes everyone around him happy and cheerful.

Ganesh Devkota
Trekking Guide

Ganesh Devkota-Trekking Guide

Ganesh Devkota is very committed, action oriented, sincere, helpful, disciplined and self-motivated. He always pays more attention for the guests while dealing with them. He has sounds knowledge and experiences for almost Mountains Trails like Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Manasalu, Mustang and most of the Trails. While serving inner part of the organization he deals with all sort of task easily.

Pradip Tamang
Trekking Guide

Pradip Tamang-Trekking Guide

Pradip is cherished one of our trekking guide team. He is such a fun and puts on happy persona. He is kind and actively makes efforts to ensure that our customers are able to make the best of their times in Nepal. He has extensive training, knowledge and experience regarding the mountains of Nepal having being born and grown up in one. He enjoys his time on trail and expects people to respect environment, culture, and surroundings they are exploring. Everyone that travels with him are always in good mood and we never have to worry as our customers are in his good and capable hands while on trekking trails.

Airport Representatives

Dilip Simkhada
Driver/Airport Assistant

Dilip Simkhada-Driver/Airport Assistant

Dilip is our driver who has been working with us since 2012. He is very sincere, careful and punctual in his duties and responsibilities. He is also our airport representative and provides impeccable transportation and guiding service to our customers. His respectful, polite and friendly nature puts our customers in ease.

Dil Shrestha
Driver/Airport Assistant

Dil Shrestha-Driver/Airport Assistant

Dil Shrestha though has quiet appearance and introverted nature, he is mischievous with his colleagues. He is kind and polite. He shows sincerity towards his work and is responsible and punctual. He works hard and can even handle pressure. He is adored by his peers and he is very appreciated for his service to the company.

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