Nepal Alternative Treks & expeditions Team

Alone impossible! We believe in a team, only teamwork!  We believe in teamwork in good faith for everyone, who works his or her experience and capabilities. Our team is a hard rock; we play our role as our position.  We have been worked in a team, since our establishment. A good team is key to our success and our success is the satisfaction of clients. We believe! This is the main differentiation from others, the reason that Nepal alternative is about for your venture to deal with impossible to possible in the Himalayas. Let's join us for wonderful experiences in this untouched land of the world.

Mr. Tej Bahadur Gurung 

Founder/ Managing Director

Mr. Tej Bahadur Gurung, Managing Director of Nepal alternative treks had a broad knowledge of not only trekking and climbing in the Nepal Himalayas but also culture and geological deep study. 34 years young man in age but old in experience graduated in Tourism study has been leading and organizing treks and tours over 17 years. After contributing individually to develop “Visiting Nepal 1998” successfully, the founder is strongly supported “Nepal tourism year 2011” to mak e a more enjoyable and new destination for valued costumers. He has come with new trekking and tour package programs. He is newly leading the groups to new destinations as "off the beaten track" and "alternative routes". 

He loves to do something for society. As a result, he was elected 1st. Vice president of Trekking agency's Association of Nepal ( TAAN) 2015-2017 and the president of the Ganesh Himal tourism development committee ( GHTDC). He offers social tourism, culture tourism, educational tourism, and homestay to benefit directly to the back warded society. It is definitely fruitful for the tourists to see their lifestyle and understand the culture. As a sociologist, he has been involved in scientific research and survey trek and tour. He recently involved second-time research on the subject of “conflict and peace” for the rotary peace center at the Chulalongkorn University of Bangkok. An ethnic young potential man has hold a double Master's degree in Linguistic and Tourism Study. Now, He is a Ph.D. scholar in tourism from Lincoln University college, Kualalumpur, Malaysia. 


Mr. Ammar Gurung, Senior Trekking Guide

Mr. Amar is experienced for 5 years as a trekking guide from Nepal alternative treks. He was born on the border of Tibet and Nepal " Ganesh Himal ruby valley region". He has been specialized for guiding in off the beaten trekking trails as Makalu base camp, Kanchanjunga, Manaslu, Ruby valley, Tsum valley, Nar Phu valley, and Mustang but as well as he is expert in classical trekking routes. 

Mr. Nauser Ghaley, Senior Trekking guide

Mr. Nauser is a young and high altitude trekking guide. He has been all the high passes and high altitude trekking regions. He is engaged with Nepal alternative treks for 6 years. He has all positive feedback from his previous clients. 

Mr. Raju Gurung, Senior Trekking guide

Mr. Raju Gurung started to trek as a porter before 6 years and became an excellent trekking guide for 3 years. He is honest, informative, helpful and well trained about all trekking sectors though he is specialized in high altitude trekking passes. 

Mr. Lal Gurung “Lion”, Guide cum porter

Lal is highly experienced over 20 years in the tourism industry imaged as a guide cum porter for 10 years. He worked as high altitude porter for the last 10 years. He is a very strong, good heart, honest, English speaking, and experienced guide cum porter. He has been to all high passes, remote trekking, popular trekking area, and newly found trails. He is known as “ Lion” because of his ability to carry a heavy load in high mountains. He never looked tired even though the load is heavy, he can guide and take care of clients at the same time very well. 

Mr. Balaram Tamang, Government registered Trekking guide

Balaram is from Rasuwa district “ The Land of Tamang”. He is a specialized trekking guide for remote trekking routes. He has been working for 5 years with Nepal alternative treks and he has experience of 15 years in tourism as a trekking guide. He speaks fluent English as well as many local languages. He has guided to all remote trekking destination as  Kanchanjunga, Dhaulagiri round, Dolpo, Mustang, Rara lake trekking, Manaslu, Tsum valley, Tamang Heritage, Makalu base camp, Nar Phu valley, and Ruby valley trekking. He speaks smoothly but very informative about Nepal’s tradition, culture, and history as well as mountains. He is a highly recommended guide.

 Mr. Chhanda Ghale, Government license holder trekking guide 

Mr. Chhanda Ghale has been working as a trekking guide for 10 years from Nepal alternative treks. He has a good capacity for the arrangement of lodge, food, and itinerary during the trek. He is very much knowledgeable and familiar with Nepali typical culture. He is an all-rounder trekking guide. He has been to the entire highlighted trekking routes and new alternative routes. He handles the trip very well after the trek started from Kathmandu till he returns to the hotel. He takes care of clients as family members.


Ms. Sarita Awale, Professional female tour guide

Sarita was born in Patan, Kathmandu valley. She is a local Newari from Patan Durbar Square. So, she was born to tour guide but she highly educated as a master's degree in a business study from Tribhuvan University and wrote a thesis paper in Buddhism then took a tour guide training. After that, she became a professional city tour guide. She is still studying a master's degree in tourism study. She has been working as a special professional tour guide for Kathmandu valley, Pokhara, Lumbini and Chitwan for 5 years. She speaks fluent English, Newari and speaks good Thai language too. She is very informative, knowledgeable, honest and hospitality. 

Mr. Kumar Ghale, Government registered 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. 

Mr. Ram Gurung, Government registered Trekking guide

He started his career as a porter from Nepal Alternative treks before 4 years. He worked hard and upgraded as a porter cum guide. Now, he experienced, learned and improved himself to work as a Trekking guide. He just conducted trekking guide license last year in 2018 with grade "A". He is friendly, good English speaking, local language speaker and know the local culture deeply. 

Mr. Laxman Gurung, Trekking guide

Born in Ruby valley, Dhading and moved to Kathmandu 4 years back to begin a career in Tourism as a porter. Mr. Ram 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 since last year 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. 

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