Our Team

A perfect team work is behind every successful business. Without team work one can’t be successful business person. If it’s happen, it will be rare case. Most importantly, proper coordination in between team member is must in a travel business like ours. To operate a successful trips; we have assigned different staffs for different task, e.g. tour manager, tourist guide, ticketing officer, drivers and so on with their own duty and responsibilities. Being a small adventure travel company, we have small but professional team to make your holiday memorable one.

Keshav Raj Gaire – Managing Director

Mr. Gaire, Managing Director of Himalayan Mentor, joined this organization since its establishment in 2010. Involved in tourism sector of Nepal since 1987, he is one of the renewed tour leader speaking German and English languages. He has graduated in Management from Tribhuvan University. Starting his career as tourist guide since 1997, he has worked with many tourist groups from the different cornor of the world. He successfully led the group in Tibet, India and most of trekking and tour destination around Nepal. Before establishing his own venture, Himalayan Mentor, he worked for Hauser Exkursionen, Weltweitwandern, Innsbruck Alpine school (IAS), Kaufmann Trekking Switzerland etc.

He has acquired basic knowledge about Buddhism and Meditation. He is Post Graduate in Buddhism from Tribhuvan University. Despite his management work, he also leads the groups for various tour and sightseeing activities.


Surendra Rana - Co-Founder & Research Tour Guide

Mr. Rana is a researcher, travel writer and co founder of Himalayan Mentor. He has acquired more than a decade’s working experience from various institutions. He is graduated in Tourism from Indira Gandhi University, New Delhi, India. Mr. Rana’s responsibility in Himalayan Mentore is to develop different strategy and ideas as he has a great knowledge on Himalayan tourism. During his decade long involvement in tourism industry of Nepal, he has developed different trail for trekking and adventure activities for sustainable rural eco tourism. The great achievement of his exploring life is Guerrilla Trail in Rukum district, west Nepal. This is the great example of his passion in tourism field. Himalayan Mentor is proud of his work which helps us to get recognize among the travel communities in Nepal and abroad. He also lead the tourists in different destination especially researcher or traveler with educational propose.


Keshav Sharma Kadel - Owner - Marketing & corresponding officer

Keshav Sharma Kadel joined Himalayan Mentor since its establishment in 2010 and he is one of the founder of this company. He is working as marketing manager and corresponding officer. His duty is to reply emails from customers and work for content development, promoting business in various media. He had master degree from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.  Travelling is his passion and he had walked to Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, around Kathmandu valley and visited famous touristic places around Nepal. As he is corresponding officer, he rarely accompanies our clients because of lack of the time. He is one of the key members to develop the organization to achieve its goal.


Genesh Adhikari – Accountant

Mr. Adhikari has graduated in management from Tribhuvan University and has extensive knowledge about accounting. He Keeps accounting details. His duty is to make sure, all the due invoices are paid and new invoices are generated.


Harka Tamang – Tour + Trek Leader

Working as tourist guide since 1998 Mr. Tamang has extensive knowledge about different destination in Nepal and Tibet. He has Master Degree in Buddhism which is great assist of his guiding service. Great knowledge and strong leadership helps to make every trip successful.  He is fluent in German and English languages.


Shiva Thapaliya – Tour Guide

Mr. Thapaliaya is guiding tourist around Nepal since 2002. Having great knowledge about Nepalese history, culture and nature, Mr. Thapaliya is another asset to Himalayan Mentor.  Because of his profession he has proper information about different destination as well as treat his client in a polite manner. His down to earth simplicity and gentle behavior makes every tourist happy that he guided.  He is fluent in Italian and English languages.


Rustam Kapali – Tour and Trek Guide

Fluent in German and English languages, Mr. Kapali is one of the energetic tours cum trekking guide. He started his career since 2002 as tour officer. Now he leads the group for trekking and tours.


Ramesh Kharel – Trek and tour guide

Started his career as trekking guide since 2002; Mr.  Kharel guided tourist to various destination like Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Kanchenjunga etc.  As he makes tourism filed as her professional platform recently he has obtained tour guide as well.


Pasang Sherpa – Climbing and Trekking guide

Born in Sherpa land “Khumbu Region”; Mr. Sherpa is working as trekking guide since 2009. He has helped tourist to climb almost every major trekking peaks and all famous trekking destinations.  His long experience makes him a well-informed guide. He is very helpful, honest and hard working person.


Padam Yogi - Trekking Guide

Born in the eastern Himalaya of Nepal, Padam already done several groups trekking to Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Upper Mustang areas since 2005. Born in the higher altitude makes fit him for any kind of adventure trekking trip around Nepal. He experience and kindness is key point to make the successful trip for you.

Pasang Nuru Sherpa - Climbing and Trekking guide