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Ritika

Ritika Ghale

Female Trekking Guide

Ritika, from Dhading is an experienced, fluent English-speaking, friendly, smiling and knowledgeable female guide.

She has been guided to the Everest regions, Mardi Himal, Annapurna Circuit and Langtang Trekking. She has 10 years of experience guiding in the Himalayas. She is dynamic and bold character with deep knowledge of ethnic and indigenous cultures. She has good records with past groups .

Tej Bahadur Gurung

Tej Bahadur Gurung

Founder

With an experience of almost two decades, founder Mr. Tej Bahadur Gurung has established Nepal Alternative Treks as a widely recognized and reliable tourism operator. His degree in Tourism Studies and devotion to the sector has given him in-depth knowledge about trekking, climbing, cultural, and geological aspects of the country. He is a pioneer in introducing the concept of ‘off-beaten tracks’ and ‘alternative routes’ as well as treks and tour packages surrounding it.

Mr. Gurung had several contributions to ‘Visit Nepal 1998’. Similarly, he campaigned actively to make ‘Nepal Tourism Year 2011’ success in terms of establishing new destinations for valued customers. His benevolent act extends to offering socio-cultural tourism to benefit marginalized communities of Nepal. As a result of his dedication, he was elected the first Vice President of the Trekking Agency’s Association of Nepal (TAAN) from 2015-17. He was also the President of the Ganesh Himal Tourism Development Committee (GHTDC) from 2017-2020.

As a sociologist, he’s been involved in scientific research for tourism and recently on the subject of ‘conflict and peace’ at the Chulalongkorn University of Bangkok. At just 37, he has a double Master’s degree in Linguistic and Tourism Study. He holds a Ph.D. in Tourism from Lincoln University College of Malaysia.

Sunita Gurung

Sunita Gurung

Executive Director

Sunita Gurung has been actively involved as the leading women tourism entrepreneur in Nepal. She has been leading Nepal Alternative Treks as executive director over 10 years.

Leaving her birthplace Ruby valley, Dhading after completing her high school at the age of 20 years she has been pushing herself to empower women to stand on own feet and work as team. The result, she is president of Ganesh Himal female Society.

Riya Thapa

Riya Thapa

International Yoga Trainer

Riya Thapa is an Inspired yoga instructor with advanced training in Ashtanga principles of yoga. As, yoga is freedom and release, focusing on a better future for people who want to improve wellness and commit to long term health and fitness goals. With authentic, no-judgmental and outgoing with the collaborative teaching style and compassion – centered philosophy. Applying ancient wisdom to our contemporary modern world in a useful and understandable way.

Certificate and Training

  • QCI level 2 yoga teacher by quality council of India & Ministry of Ayush, Govt of India
  • RYS 350H Teacher’s Training Program by Sri Sri School of Yoga, Recognized by Govt of India and Yoga Alliance
  • MSC in Yoga from Suyasa University Banglore

Work Experience

Presently, working as a freelance Yoga Facilitator, Happiness program teacher, Youth Empowerment Trainer ( YES+), Corporate Trainer at the art of Living, Also Yoga coordinator Nepal Chapter with Art of Living.

Area of Expertise

  • Health Yoga
  • Power Yoga
  • Yoga for Kids
  • Pranayam
  • Meditation
  • Ability to motivate
  • Customized yoga classes
  • Yogic stretching
  • Yoga Exercise for weight loss
  • Yoga for Stress management
  • Meditative exercise
  • Relaxing exercise
Priscila Tamang

Priscila Tamang

Trekking Guide

Priscila Tamang was born in Ruby valley area of Dhading district. 26 years old, Priscila is well educated though she is from remote village. She started her career in tourism 7 years before as porter then she became guide cum porter when she had experience of entire trekking routes.

She obtained trekking guide license and many other trainings to be professional mountain guide. She is fluent in english, deep study of local culture, well learned about hospitality and loyal to her clients. She is excellent rating of her work by previous clients.

Ngima Tashi Sherpa

Ngima Tashi Sherpa

Climbing Guide

Ngima Tashi Sherpa is 36 years an experienced climbing guide and also trekking guide. He started his career from porter and became trekking guide. He is specialized in Everest area and deep knowledge of sherpa culture though he has wide knowledge of other communities and general knowledge. He begun to climb himself and combing guide career before 5 years. He has successfully climbed Mera Peak, Island peak, Lobuche and other 6500 peaks in Annapurna area. He is one of the most preferred guide of our company referred my previous groups.

Laxman Gurung

Laxman Gurung

Trekking Guide

Laxman Gurung was Born in Ruby valley, Dhading and moved to Kathmandu 4 years back to begin a career in Tourism as a porter. Mr. Gurung worked hard and learned quickly to be upgraded and serve as a guide cum porter.

He conducted guide training and started to work as a trekking guide for 5 years with Nepal Alternative treks. Our clients who trekked with him reviewed positively as he is fluent English speaking, good knowledge of local culture, trail and mountain.

Kumar Ghale

Kumar Ghale

Trekking Guide

Kumar Ghale is a government registered trekking guide. He worked as a porter in all trekking regions for 3 years and got promotion as a guide cum porter for 1 year. Now, He holds the trekking guide license and works as a professional trekking guide. He is young, passionate, honest, good English and local language speaking, informative about local culture.

He has been working with Nepal alternative treks for 6 years. He is from the ruby valley region. He has been to all high altitude trekking areas as well as Annapurna, Langtang, Everest, Nar Phu valley, Mesokantola pass, and ruby valley.

Caron Dhoju

Caron Dhoju

Yoga Instructor

Work Experience

  • Full time Yogi
  • Trekking the Himalayas and high altitude Trek for more than 8 years with the experience of teaching Yoga, breathing and meditation

Yoga Trek Experience

  • Participating yoga for more than 10 years
  • Everest Marathon 2018 participant
  • Certified Trekking an Tourist guide license
  • Proficient in English, French and Chinese Language
  • Many times has been to ABC, Mardi Himal and EBC as yoga instructor .

Areas of Expertise

  • 200 HRS certified yoga teaching training from SRI Sri school of Yoga, art of living
  • Msc in Yoga from Svyasa University, Banglore
  • Sri Sri Yoga instructor

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