Footprint Adventure family is a team of expert leadership, experienced management, staff, certified guides, and well-trained trekking team members to accompany your journey. Our leadership is pleasant and well-principled by people from various parts of the country. They speak fluent English, are licensed by Trekking and Tourism agencies, hold high altitude first aid certificates,s and are further well-trained and experienced. With their impressive sense of humor and in-depth knowledge of the local places, you will never get bored on your whole trip. Our prime directive is to provide a first-class adventure and holiday experience in the Himalayas that is sustainable and responsible.
For more than a decade, we have expanded our services by providing new and unique destinations and itineraries that have been receiving positive feedback. We have properly insured all our staff and paid them well, resulting in job satisfaction and wholehearted performances. Our experienced and enthusiastic members at the office and field will make sure that you receive the best service and attention throughout your stay.

  • Ganesh Adhikari

    Ganesh Adhikari

    Chairperson

    Ganesh Adhikari, the president of Footprints Adventures, is a skilled manager and team player in the tourism industry. Growing up in the hills of Dhading, the settlement of Phulkharka, he has always had a great affinity for the mountains and hills. While other children did their homework and played, he envisioned himself working in the tourism industry. After completing elementary school, he enrolled at Mandali Higher Secondary School for his secondary studies and began working as a porter in the tourism industry.His journey from fighting to make ends meet as a porter to becoming the chairman of a prestigious company fills him with pride and motivates him to work harder for the benefit of the entire nation.As someone who has [...]

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  • Sharan Karki

    Sharan Karki

    Executive Director & Travel Planner

    Sharan Karki, a youthful and enthusiastic Mountain Guide in Nepal, has been writing about his travels blogging for eight years. His hometown of Phulkharka, on the foothills of the gorgeous Himalayas and majestic hills, is the picturesque village of Dhading. He grew up in an incredible region where mountains, wildlife, and culture formed the basis of education. The next year, he graduated from Tribhuvan University with a Bachelor's in Business Studies. Formerly, he had aspirations of pursuing a career in medicine; but, after realizing that exploration of the world was his true calling, his plans altered. This inspiration drove him to pursue a career in the tourist sector. In 2014, he began working as a hiking porter. He often said that working in [...]

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  • Madhav Adhikari

    Madhav Adhikari

    Managing Director

    Mr. Madhav Adhikari grew up in the remote mountain village of Phulkharka in Nepal's Dhading district. After completing his schooling, he moved to Kathmandu for further education. He vividly remembers the day he had the opportunity to trek the Annapurna Circuit with his uncle's company. This experience deeply connected him with nature and the mountains, inspiring him to start his career as a trekking guide. After several years in this role, Madhav established Footprint Adventure in 2017 to offer authentic travel experiences to fellow adventure seekers.He earned his Bachelor's degree in Travel and Tourism Management in Dortmund, Germany. "Der Kunde ist König" (The customer is king) is a saying in Germany that holds great significance for him. His goal is [...]

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  • Bivatsu Giri

    Bivatsu Giri

    Director, Bhutan

    Bivatsu Giri, the Bhutanese face of Footprint Adventure, is a passionate globetrotter and hospitality maestro dedicated to crafting truly extraordinary journeys. His path began at renowned institutions like the University of Les Roches in Spain and the International College of Hotel Management in Australia, shaping him into a well-rounded professional.Bivatsu's impressive background boasts experiences at iconic establishments like the Ritz Carlton, Hyatt, and the Kempinski across Europe and Australia. He further honed his leadership skills with an MBA from the University of Canberra, demonstrating his unwavering commitment to excellence.But Bivatsu's true passion lies in the art of hospitality. His infectious enthusiasm and dedication shine through in everything he does, ensuring every guest feels valued and cared for.Since joining Footprint Adventure [...]

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  • Jerome

    Jerome

    Director, Tanzania

    Jerome, who was born and raised in Moshi-Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, began his career in the tourism sector as a porter ten years ago and is now an expert travel mentor and trekking guide who has been a part of the Footprint Adventure team. Aside from that, he is the one who is a dedicated team player, someone you can trust and care about, and someone who approaches work in a strategic and dynamic way, even when things get tough.As the head of operations and representative for Tanzania, he is in charge of all travel operations, such as booking, ticketing, planning, and helping customers. In addition to that, he is in charge of tour assignments. He oversees daily activities from Tanzania with [...]

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Our management team manages all clients, writes content, runs social media, and takes holiday photos. Every member of the Footprint Adventure team is close to nature and mountains, also the company's main objective is to provide a luxurious travelling and trekking experience. The important tasks for the company will be handled by this team. They control scheduling and financial management in accordance with the demands of the company. A robust management team is necessary to distribute company responsibilities.

 

  • Salona Dhungana

    Salona Dhungana

    Operation Head

    Salona Dhungana is a dynamic individual who wears multiple hats with effortless grace. As the Operation Head of Footprint Adventure, she brings a unique blend of professionalism, creativity, and compassion. Her journey from a dedicated nurse to a passionate writer and influential leader is an inspiring narrative of growth and versatility.Salona's educational background as a nurse has deeply built in her a sense of care and empathy. Her experience in the healthcare sector provided her with invaluable skills in teamwork, crisis management, and meticulous organization – qualities that seamlessly transitioned into her role as the Operations Head. Her ability to manage intricate logistical details with a compassionate touch sets her apart in the adventure travel industry. Beyond her operational skills, Salona's [...]

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  • Ashmita Thapa

    Ashmita Thapa

    Head Content Writer

    Ashmita is a content writer who is also passionate about photography and nature. She recently entered this field and is excited about travelling and discovering new destinations in Nepal. She had often wondered what the mountains would actually look like, having been born and raised in the capital city. She is currently pursuing a degree in Food Science and Technology. Despite coming from a distinct academic background, she has demonstrated incredible dedication and success in content writing. She currently devotes her time in creating blog content and articles promoting tourism. She is the freshest and perhaps most enthusiastic member of Footprint Adventure who is also deeply attracted and attached to serenity and natural beauty of Nepal.She has a really positive outlook [...]

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  • Sajan Gopali

    Sajan Gopali

    Graphic Designer

    Sajan Gopali is one of the freshest members of Footprint Adventure who has started his career as a graphic designer from Footprint Adventure. He has been creating graphic content and videos for the company. He is a self-taught designer who has a natural talent for creating stunning and eye-catching graphics. Sajan loves nothing more than creating graphic videos, editing, and photoshopping images to produce high-quality and professional visuals.He has honed his craft to perfection and is now considered a master of his trade. His ability to create visually appealing graphics that effectively communicate the message of his clients has made him an indispensable member of the team. He has helped Footprint Adventure to create a strong visual identity, which has [...]

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  • Mina Karki

    Mina Karki

    Finance Officer

    Mina, a business studies student, works at Footprint Adventure as a knowledgeable and dedicated accountant. She currently resides in Gongabu, Kathmandu, however she is originally from Dhading. She is presently pursuing a bachelor's degree in business studies with a finance concentration. In addition to storing and analyzing account data, Mina is in charge of creating financial reports. She also manages accounts for the government. She enjoys traveling, reading books, and listening to music.She is also the youngest member in Footprint Adventures. She manages the business's financial concerns. Additionally, she has been given a number of duties, including filing bills, creating budgets for the tours and treks, and managing payments to the agents. She excels in collaborating with others to successfully complete [...]

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  • Prasikshya Bhandari

    Prasikshya Bhandari

    Graphic Designer

    Prasikshya is an upbeat and optimistic person who has worked for Footprint Adventure as a graphic designer since the company started. She has finished the requirements for her bachelor's degree in electronics and communication, and she is now in a master's program in computer engineering. As someone who is not only knowledgeable in the subject of communication but also enthusiastic about technology, she brings a lot of value to this business thanks to the contributions she can make. Prasikshya is originally from Sunsari and currently resides in the Kathmandu Valley. She began her career as a design instructor and has been a graphic designer for more than five years at this point. She has a lot of experience with making [...]

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  • Dhiraj Thapa Chhetri

    Dhiraj Thapa Chhetri

    Travel Photorapher

    Mr. Thapa, who was born in Kathmandu, is an exceptional team member at Footprint Adventures. He is an adventurous human who enjoys engaging in risky activities such as taking street photography, trekking, camping, hiking, kickboxing, editing, and experimenting on computers. He has participated in travel and shoots on a global scale, taken a variety of daring images, and even played a part in travel documentaries and short films. He has also done work in the film industry.Because he was so enthusiastic about freezing time, he became interested in and educated himself in photography. He is of the opinion that "photographs contain the potential to capture the moment for future generations."Because of Footprint Adventure, he is able to be equally interested in [...]

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As a company representative, your major goal is to manage client meetings so you may represent the business while providing customer care or looking for new clients. Our staff consists of individuals from the UK, Australia, Mexico, and India. On behalf of the company, they are in charge of management. All of them have demonstrated exceptional performances for the organisation while serving as qualified representatives.

 

  • Vikalp Kashyap

    Vikalp Kashyap

    India Representative

    Vikalp is a young adventurer and a passionate explorer from Nepal. Currently exploring the different parts of India from east to west and north to south. Vikalp finds his happy place out in the wilderness and the impeccable beauty of nature. He is always ready for adventure, his bags are always packed, and his mind is always full of curiosity. His first ever trek was to Tilicho Lake, Nepal, and that is when he realized he has fallen in love with the mountains and trails that decorate the curve of hills. He then decided to romanticize her life with more adventures, and more experiences unfolding. He says “Sacred lakes and mountains are sanctuaries to this solivagant.”Besides his love for adventure and trekking, he also loves to document his journey. His camera has [...]

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  • Ivhett Camargo

    Ivhett Camargo

    Mexico Representative

    Ivhett joined Footprint Adventure after completing her treks across several Nepalese regions. She enjoys travelling and has been to several locations in Nepal. She now has a thorough understanding of Nepal's Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, and Mustang regions.Ivhett is a nature and travel enthusiast who adores outdoor activities. Her favourite job as our representative is assisting travellers to Nepal so they can begin their eagerly anticipated vacation. She is originally from Mexico and is fluent in English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, and to a lesser extent, Portuguese. Because of her good temperament and friendliness, she makes it simple for passengers to organise their trips.Her area of expertise is working with large groups, such as those from schools, colleges, and universities, but [...]

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  • Aastha Singh Thakuri

    Aastha Singh Thakuri

    Australia Representative

    Astha was born in Nepal and has been residing in Sydney, Australia. Since 2019, she has served as our representative in Australia. She is committed to assisting Australian vacationers with planning and managing their trips.She is a cheerful, amiable lady, making it simple for tourists to organise their journey with her.Ms. Thakuri enjoys travelling and discovering new places and cultures as an adventure enthusiast. She has already visited some of our locations and gained first-hand knowledge of our offerings. She is qualified to assist you in planning your vacation and is able to speak with the Australian group.Her favourite job as our representative is assisting travellers to reach Nepal so they can start their long-awaited adventure.Each year she spends some [...]

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  • Namratha Adhikari

    Namratha Adhikari

    United Kingdom Representative

    Ms. Adhikari represents Footprint Adventure in the UK. She is a strong, independent woman who enjoys being in the mountains and outdoors. She was born and raised in the UK, but a few years ago, she decided to travel to Nepal. She travelled to Ghorepani Poonhill initially. After the journey, she was certain that Nepal was the nation with the stunning mountains that were fascinating and adventurous. As a company representative, Namratha has been managing the client meetings while providing excellent  customer care on the behalf of the company. The main reason for her in this company was she wanted to stay connected to Nepal as far as possible. She now has a thorough understanding of Nepal's Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, and [...]

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In a 3X2 matrix, the position of trekking guide is made up of six distinct roles: group leader, tour leader, educator, organiser, interpreter, and motivator.A trekking guide's primary responsibility is to guide parties on long hikes. These hikes could be day hikes, overnight excursions, or multi-month journeys. Most people who sign up for these treks, want to be led by someone who is familiar with the area and has substantial local expertise.The tour guide's duties include making travel arrangements, acquainting visitors with the area on foot or by vehicle, and guaranteeing their safety at all times. Additionally, you want to be abreast of any fresh attractions that can appeal to visitors.

 

 

  • Lokesh Bahadur Karki

    Lokesh Bahadur Karki

    Trekking Guide

    Lokesh Bahadur Karki is one of our oldest guides and has been working as a licensed trekking guide for over 15 years. He started his career in trekking as a porter right after finishing high school and has since dedicated his life to being an expert guide. Lokesh has led several trekking groups across the stunning and difficult terrain of the Himalayas of Nepal throughout the years. He is a great asset to any trekking adventure because of his broad experience and in-depth knowledge of the local landscape and culture. In addition to his constant dedication to ensuring the safety and satisfaction of his clients, Lokesh is renowned for his warm and approachable personality. He takes great delight in assisting [...]

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  • Prakash Aryal

    Prakash Aryal

    Tour Guide

    Prakash is an enthusiastic native of Nepal and belongs from Kathmandu, which is known for its diverse population and rich cultural legacy. He finished his postgraduate studies in business studies and began working as a teacher. He entered the tourist industry in 2011, and he began working for Footprint Adventure in 2013.He is also able to conduct in-depth study on the locations he must take his clients and compile relevant data ahead.Aryal has a deep knowledge of the places he travels to with his clients and is extremely passionate about cultural excursions.Throughout his tours, he always had a penchant for telling visitors the stories of the temple city and the entire nation. He is incredibly knowledgeable in trivia, fun facts, [...]

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  • Shanti Dhamala

    Shanti Dhamala

    Female Trekking Guide

    Shanti Dhamala is an aspiring female trekking guide from Nepal, whose journey started from an enthusiastic traveler to a thriving professional. Her childhood love for Nepal's mountains and culture was the seed of her passion, nurtured by her adventurous parents. Determined to combine her love for exploration with a successful career, she trained herself to become a trekking guide, despite the gender norms in a male-dominated industry. Over the past six years, Shanti has established herself as a dedicated guide, known for her deep knowledge of the terrain and her ability to connect with trekkers. She specializes in leading adventurers to off-the-beaten-path destinations in Nepal, sharing the unspoiled beauty of the Himalayas and inspiring others to embrace the wonders of nature. [...]

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  • Laxman Adhikari

    Laxman Adhikari

    Trekking Guide

    Laxman Adhikari, a trekking expert from Footprint Adventure with extensive experience and knowledge of the Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, and Manaslu regions of Nepal. He is known for being a great leader, knowing everything there is to know about the area, and being able to handle difficult situations with ease.Laxman has been a trekking guide for many years and has a lot of experience in the field. Even though Laxman is a new candidate in Footprint Adventure, his strong performance has already made a big impression. He is very reliable, always on time, and always willing to go the extra mile to make sure his clients have a fun and memorable trek.  Laxman loves trekking and being outside, and it shows [...]

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  • Ashish Kafle

    Ashish Kafle

    Yoga Guide

    Ashish Kafle is our energetic, high-spirited trekking guide who enjoys exploring nature and has been working in this field for 7 years and licensed for 4 years. He was born in the mid-western part of Nepal and grew up playing in the hills and rivers of the Palpa district. He is very passionate about his profession because his work is what he loves the most; to show travellers the best of everything Nepal offers.He is a self learner and loves reading books that broadens his perspective of things that are important. He is also a Yoga practitioner since 5 years, also provides sound healing therapies and cracks funny jokes sometimes. He is a keen observer, very empathetic and can connect [...]

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  • Abhishek Dhital

    Abhishek Dhital

    Trekking Leader & Travel Content Writer

    Abhishek Dhital: A Maestro of the Himalayan Adventure Abhishek Dhital, a native of the picturesque Ghorahi in the mid-western corners of Dang, is not just a licensed trekking guide; he is a multifaceted creator, travel blog writer, and an accomplished photographer. Holding a degree in Tourism Studies from Tribhuwan University, Abhishek's journey into the world of travel and exploration was sparked by a fascination with the service-oriented nature of the industry."When I began studying tourism, I became really attracted to its service approach and made the decision to become a professional trek leader and travel writer," he recalls.Abhishek boasts an impressive success rate with his clients, guiding them through the majestic Himalayas and helping them achieve their goals. His friendly nature [...]

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  • Khilnath Regmi

    Khilnath Regmi

    Mountain Guide

    Mr. Regmi is a kindhearted, professional mountain guide with over 10 years of experience in the tourism industry and serving Footprint Adventure since 2020. Well-trained, vast experience, and certified licensed professional trekking guide who is dreaming to make this industry more developed and prosperous. He is well recognized in this industry because of his experience, professionalism, diligence, and his aspiration to the groups and clients are phenomenal. He knows about the culture, religion, mountains, weather, peoples, and geography of Nepal, especially the mountain region. His leadership skill can manage any kind of situation in-ground and is mostly responsible for ensuring the safety and comfort of the clients. With this fluent English-speaking nature and effective communication, he can assure a pleasant and beautiful journey [...]

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  • Chhring Tamang

    Chhring Tamang

    Trekking Guide

    Chhiring Tamang is our licensed trekking guide and started his career in the mountains as a porter for Footprint Adventure. Over the course of a year, he demonstrated a strong work ethic, a keen attention to detail, and a deep passion for the mountains. As a result, he was successfully certified as a licensed guide and has since been leading successful treks in the Himalayas of Nepal.Chhiring is best known for his friendly and approachable personality and his deep commitment to ensuring the safety and satisfaction of his clients. He is skilled in providing guidance and support to trekkers of all levels of experience, and is always eager to share his extensive knowledge of the local geography, culture, and history. [...]

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  • Makaraj Tamang

    Makaraj Tamang

    Mountain Guide

    Mr. Makaraj Tamang is an essential member of the Footprint Adventure due to his deep experience of Nepal and its people, locations, and culture. As a guide, he has traveled to almost all of Nepal's popular trekking spots, such as Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Kanchenjunga, Manaslu, and many others. With so many years of significant experience, it is clear that he has a wealth of on-field knowledge. He is pleased with the knowledge he has accumulated over the years because he has spent most of his life traveling and living close to mountains.  Maharaj is intelligent and well-versed in his field, and in addition to Nepali, he also speaks English and Hindi fluently. He has led trekkers through most of Nepal's trekking [...]

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  • Brinda Shrestha

    Brinda Shrestha

    Trekking Guide

 

A qualified mountain guide is a professional mountaineer with specialized training and experience who holds a mountain guide association or local government certification. They are employed to train or lead individuals or small groups who need this specialized knowledge since they are high-level climbing professionals.The responsibilities of a climbing guide might include checking the climbing wall and climbing gear, such as the rope, shoes, harnesses, carabiners, and belay devices; instructing climbers on how to use the gear; offering a course to teach skills and techniques for climbers of all levels; gathering waivers; and processing paperwork. They receive specialized instruction in alpine abilities such as off-piste skiing, avalanche awareness, rock climbing, mountain navigation, and the guide is required to be knowledgeable on how to handle mountain equipment such as an ice axe, crampons, rope, climbing anchor systems, etc.

 

  • Ngima Sherpa

    Ngima Sherpa

    Climbing Guide

    Ngima Sherpa is an experienced mountaineer and 6,000 m peak climber who has over decades of experience in guiding in the Himalayas. He is originally from the home of Everest, Solukhumbu district. Ngima is one of the most reliable and professional mountaineering leaders that we are lucky to have. He has climbed most of the popular peaks like Mera Peak, Pisang Peak, Lobuche Peak, Island Peak, Nirekha Peak, and many more stunning peaks of the Himalayas. He has deep knowledge of local Sherpa people, their traditions, culture, and religions, so he is able to guide climbers and trekkers from all perspectives. Being the local of mountains, he is more used to the mountain lifestyle, obstacles, and difficulties. At the same time, [...]

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