Above the Himalaya Trekking

Your travel guide in the himalayas

12 Years of Excellence  in Trekking in Nepal
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Our Team

Puru Timalsena
Puru Timalsena
Managing Director

Puru Timalsena is the Founder and Managing Director of “Above the Himalaya Trekking (p) Ltd.” In the field of trekking and tours in Nepal name Puru, in short, is popular among travelers. Puru has been running leading treks, tours, and adventure holidays for more than a decade. He has specialized in treks and tours throughout Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, and India.

In 2007 Puru Timaslena established Above the Himalaya trekking to provide the best travel services to fellow travelers.

Puru’s vast knowledge and boundless enthusiasm in the Tourism field has enabled him to create such a successful and leading Trekking Agency. Puru has accomplished numerous Trekking and Mountaineering training courses. He still explores different parts of the country, and especially enjoys introducing new routes to the clients who travel with his team.

He is a very reliable and free-frank kind of personality and loves sharing his knowledge and exciting experiences with others. His pleasant character and cooperative nature endeared him to all. He is joyful that he can employ some of his family members and too many others.
Being the responsible citizen of Nepal, loyal to her, Puru aims for a responsible tourism approach to achieve the triple-bottom-line outcomes of sustainable development, i.e., economic growth, environmental integrity, and social justice. He has also been involved in various social welfare sectors since the establishment of the company. read more about Puru

Bhagawati Sapkota
Bhagawati Sapkota
Office Manager

Mrs. Bhagawati Sapkota is born in Dhading Northeast part of Nepal. She finished her Master’s degree in Sociology and Anthropology in 2016. After finish her degree she joined Above the Himalaya team in 2017. Since then, all of the indoor activities as paper works, documentations, legal procedures, and banking transactions are handled by her.

She is well educated and highly qualified in the field of trekking in Nepal. She has an excellent knowledge of the culture, religion, and traditions of the country. She delivers excellent customer service and creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere for our entire guest, and she is behind for our customer safety and satisfaction.

Yuroz Shakya
Yuroz Shakya
Account & Finance

Yuroz Shakya, born and raised in Dillibazar Kathmandu, loves to walk in a challenging environment. Demanding all his skills and adapt himself to different fields for the development of the organization with impressive performance. He is a self-motivated and hardworking person who likes to learn continuously.

Mr. Shakya is responsible and handles all our official financial matters and processing of payments and expenditures.


Subash Bhantana
Administrative Officer

Subash is from Gorkha District. He has been working in the Above the Himalaya trekking from 2016. Having grown up in the Himalaya, he has an excellent knowledge of the culture, religion, and traditions of the country. He looks after all the official indoor activities, welcoming you on your arrival at the airport and taking to the respective hotel.


Gili Ben Ezra
Israel, Representative

Gili Ben Ezra

METRO PAPER PRODUCTS

Ramat Gan, Israel

gili@abovethehimalaya.com

 


Stuart Roe
UK, Representative

United Kingdom

Stuart Roe
London, UK
E-mail: stuart@abovethehimalaya.com


Mrs. Valerie Riches
Australia Representative

Australia

Mrs. Valerie Riches
PO BOX 5, Dunwich Q 4183 Australia.
E-mail: val@abovethehimalaya.com


Mrs. Karen Griffiths
New Zealand Representative

Karen Griffiths
12 Upham Tce
Palmerston North
New Zealand
E-mail: karen@abovethehimalaya.com


MS Sonu
Travel/Content Writer

Ms. Sonu was born and brought up in Mahendranagar, Kanchanpur. She has recently finished her BBA and is currently pursuing her MBA with Apex College. She is fond of writing and reading books, apart from her studies. She has a good knowledge of tourism spots and cultural places in different parts of the country. Mainly she is involved in providing information about various trekking places of the country through her blogs.

She believes life is not meant to be lived in one place and also motivates others to live their life to the fullest by exploring various new locations. She mainly looks after the blogs and websites of the company. And she is involved in providing detailed information about different travel destinations to the customers. She will ensure that the information you get is reliable and useful to you. Being from the culturally rich and naturally beautiful far west of the country, she knows much about the local people of rural areas and their lifestyle.

Ms. Sonu will provide you with the updated and completely reliable information about various places, based on which you can plan your next trip to Nepal.


MS Aastha
Article/Content Writer

Astha is a recent graduate IT Student with 76% in aggregate. Having an interest in Blogging, She used to write a short blog during my academic period and always seeking for the company where She enhances her talent as a blogger. Besides this, She has an intense zeal for traveling. Then there She find Above the Himalaya Team that best suits her profile as a content writer. I had joined the Company on 20th August and am a new employee as a content writer in your company. Before joining here, She had the working privilege at cherrysstudios in a content writer role where she learned WordPress, SEO, content editing, Proofreading, etc. She feels delighted to join this team. She is very hardworking and very excited about her work.

Sonica Rana
Sonica Rana
Tour guide

Ms. Sonica is a young, energetic, honest, and useful nature guide. She has completed her bachelor’s degree in sociology and journalism. She is a government license holder tour guide. Since 2011 to date, she has been contributing to the tourism sector as a tour guide. When your passion is to be a cultural ambassador, you tend to give the core of history regarding cultural information to your guests; she is one of them. She is born in Kathmandu and got a chance to raise with local Newari family, Who is included in ethnic groups, and they are rich in culture. Even though she belongs from the Chettri community and know about them too. Our Hindu temple was built in Newari architecture; hence, she so much indulges in her job. Sonica can give depth and insightful knowledge and information about various sites and destinations. From the core of her expertise and tends to provide in-depth knowledge about cultural aspects regarding the history of NEPAL. During sightseeing, she can show you the heart of the city, which is fascinating for tourists, which makes quite an enjoyable tour, which adds more flavor to the trips. It will be a great privilege for her to show you around my city, culture, history, and signature food of NEPAL through her eyes.

Ajay Silwal
Ajay Silwal
City tour guide

A tour guide is supposed to be multitasking on different subject matters as an ambassador of the nation. As with any Tour Guides, the sightseeing tour guide needs to be well versed in the happenings and history of the area within which he works.

Ajay Silwal is one of the admired Tour Guides with his enormous knowledge of exploring the cultural and architectural aspects of a nation. As an energetic tour guide, he is an expert to make your tour up to or above your expectations. He always tries to assist in cultural, historical, and contemporary issues based on reality. With his absolute respect and unwavering dedication, he has been working as a tour guide for more than a decade. He is an easy-going Guide with his superior knowledge of World Heritage Sites like Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa etc. With his solutions, you will hear every word in crystal clear sound, no confusion, just excellent sound. Having the depth of cultural knowledge, he can trail the stories than being linked to different places and issues.

 

Kumod Adhikari
Kumod Adhikari
City Tour guide

Kumod Adhikari is one of the famous names as the city guide with his longtime experience and vast knowledge. He has been actively working in the field of tourism in Nepal for two decades. He started his career working as a food and beverage manager for about 12 years in a renowned hotel. He then joined the travel sector and since then has been working as a city guide. He can give the introduction and information about any places straightforwardly and understandably. Very polite and gentle, he loves to explore the country’s culture, architecture, customs, tradition, religion, and people. And so did he wants for the travelers with him. He has in-depth knowledge of Nepal’s world heritage site, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Monkey temple, Patan Durbar Square, Katmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar square and many more.

 

Basu duwadi
Basu Duwadi
Trekking guide

Basu Duwadi is one of the oldest members of this agency working since the establishment of the company. Smart trekking guide, Basu is an expert for the treks and adventures in the Ganesh Himal trekking region. He has been continuously working in the tourism sector for the last 12 years. He has succeeded in doing many treks in a significant part of the trekking areas of Nepal also in the restricted and non-tourist places. He takes both pride and pleasure in offering excellent service to our valued clients and is very competent and courteous. His firm, sincere, dutiful, and fantastic manner makes our clients cheerful throughout the journey.

Suresh Adhikari
Suresh Adhikari
Trekking guide

Born and raised in the mountain of Annapurna regions near Pokhara, Suresh has continued working in the trekking regions as a guide and porter as well for 12 years. He is a Govt. Authorized trekking guide license holder and well trained in various tourism training. He is enthusiastic about the Himalayas and has been trekked many times. He is trained in first aid, rock climbing, and culture. He has trekked most of Nepal and served many customers with his smiling face.

Sitaram Lamichhane
Sitaram Lamichhane
Trekking guide

Very strong, talent and experienced guide, Sitaram has been working for about six years in the field of trekking. In this period, he has been guiding many customers from all around the world, and much experienced trekking regions like Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Dolpo, Upper Mustang, Nar Phu Valley, Ganesh Himal, and other newly open trekking routes. Many other regions. He is well known for the trekking trails and the difficulties involved in the areas. Mr. Lamichhane is capable of handling difficult situations. He has a deep understanding of and respect for his country and his culture.

Kamal Bastakoti
Kamal Bastakoti
Trekking guide

The fluent and well knowledge continuously working in the travel sector of Nepal, Kamal has achieved many experiences and sound understanding of the various places. 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, reliable, and honest trekking guides.

Pasang Sherpa
Pasang Sherpa
Trekking guidei

Pasang is a hardworking, experienced, and professional trekking guide. He is a Govt. Authorized trekking guide license holder and well trained in various tourism training. He is enthusiastic about the Himalayas and has been trekked many times. He is trained in first aid, rock climbing, and culture.  Most of our guests have honored him as a professional yet amiable and informative guide. You can fully enjoy your time with his experience in the Trekking.

Shyam Dhakal
Shyam Dhakal
Trekking Guide

Mr. Dhakal is hardworking, experienced and professional trekking guide working since 2000. He is a Govt. Authorized trekking guide license holder and well trained in various tourism training. He is enthusiastic about the Himalayas and has been trekked many times. He is trained first aid, rock climbing and culture. Most of our guests have honored him as a professional yet very friendly and informative guide. You can fully enjoy your time with his experience in the Trekking.

Parbat Rai
Parbat Rai
Guide/Porter

Mr. Rai is from the Everest trekking region. He has lots of knowledge earned from his longtime experience in the trekking field. He has a good familiarity with the Nepal Himalayas and almost every trekking region. He has traveled, and much experienced the trekking in Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, and many other trekking regions including, He has a deep understanding of and respect for his country and his culture. Talented of good cooking food, he is an exciting and charming person with a smiling face to please all.

Basu Nepal
Basu Nepal
Guide/Porter

Basu Nepal is from Mountain  of Annapurna trekking region and has been working as a Trekking guide/ porter for three years. He has been all part of Nepal He is one of the experienced and strong guide/ porter and very capable to handle the any difficult situation in the trekking. Always making fun and willing to help his clients.

Prlhad Shah
Prahlad Shah

Mr. Prlhad is from the Ganesh Himal trekking region, He has been working in tourism for ten years. Started as a porter, he is a guide/porter now. Prahalad is an efficient guide/porter for a different trekking adventure. He is a charming and fun-loving character. A talkative but very interesting and well knowledge person. He is well capable of managing baggage during trekking in a very efficient and effective manner. He is also very much reliable and honest guide/porter.


Ang kami Sherpa
Porter

Ang Kami Sherpa is from the Solukhumbu Everest trekking region; he is an honest, very hard working and helpful person and had trekked most of Nepal Himalaya as a porter. Working as porter since 3 years, his favorite regions are Annapurna, Langtang and Everest Region. He will make your journey rewarding. His constant support towards travelers has made him a good porter of the company.


Pratap Gurung
Porter

Pratap  Gurung is from Annapurna Region, Always smile and cheerful face. He is an honest and helpful person who has great knowledge about the Nepal Himalaya. He will make your journey rewarding. He also has excellent knowledge of every trekking region. His favorite regions are Annapurna, Langtang, and Everest Region. He is one of the most honest and hard-working porters of our company.

Narayan Khanal
Narayan Khanal
Porter

Always ready to serve and willingness to help character, Narayan as a porter has added to traveler’s satisfaction and hassle-free journey. Narayan is a very active and helpful porter. He has been working in for 3 years as a porter in a different part of Nepal trekking regions. He is very experienced and knowledgeable Porter, he is powerful and capable of working for long hours.


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