Our Team

Our Team

Namaste!! here we, Himalayan Leaders Trekking team offer our brief introduction welcoming your visit to our company for your holidays.

  • Jagat B. Dahal

    Jagat B. Dahal is a founder and CEO of Himalayan Leaders. He has been involved in the tourism industry for over thirty years. He is a professional, dynamic, and self-dedicated leader in tourism.“Atithi Devo Bhava, the guest is god.” He is responsible for maintaining and building healthy relationships with guests and company leadership.

    He was born in a Mountain region in Dolakha district, a gateway to Everest Base Camp. He began his career in tourism as an assistant guide and now is an entrepreneur.

    He is passionate about traveling and adventure activities; he is born in a mountain region and loves nature and mountains. So, after high school, in their early 20s, he followed his passion for the profession as an assistant guide. During his period as a guide, he led many groups in the mountain regions of Nepal. He also has guided experiences in Tibet, Bhutan, and India with many groups. After serving several years as a guide, he started his own trekking company, “Himalayan Leaders,” in 2006 to provide quality service for trekkers to create unforgettable memories for their journey.

    Besides mountains, Mr. Dahal loves exploring foreign cultures and lifestyles, so he often attends travel fairs for business marketing and new experiences. He has visited Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Portugal, France, Norway, Italy, India, Bhutan, South Korea, China, and Tibet. 

    Along with the tourism business, he is also active in social activities. He founded Himalayan Care Hands NGO, a non-profit organization working on health, education, women empowerment, youth, and promotions. With the lead of Jagat, HCH built a community hospital (Himalayan Care Hands Hospital) in Dolkha district; after a couple of years of being run by HCH, they handed over to the government of Nepal. He organized health camps and skilled development programs in remote villages in Nepal together with Samundra Nepal and Samundra Belgium. Being from the mountain region, he faces real situations, so he contributes his helping hand to the needy places.  

    Talking about the team, in 1989, traveling through India, Peter Soons came into contact with Jagat Dahal, who had been working in the off-season since August in Leh (Ladakh) as office manager for the biggest Dutch tour operator. Neesha Maharjan is a hardworking and very efficient ticketing officer. She has been serving in the agency since 2014. Dipendra Dahal is an Operation Manager, managing and arranging indoor and outdoor activities, the website, and official documents. Asmita Devkota has been part of Himalayan Leaders Treks and Expedition since 2021. She handles clients’ queries and meets their trip requirements, customizing the itinerary as much as possible. She also manages social media posts, content creation, and website administration.

    Jagat B. Dahal Managing Leader and Member of Board of Director
  • Peter Soons

    In 1989, traveling through India, he came into contact with Jagat Dahal, who was working in the off-season July-August, in Leh (Ladakh) as office manager for the biggest Dutch tour operator. Since then, inseparable friends who work with full energy toward the daily management and future of Himalayan Leaders. Fourth in 2014 the 25th anniversary of Himalayan Leaders with the 13.000ste customer! The only ” non – Nepalese ” when Himalayan Leaders.

    Peter Soons Travel designer
  • Dipendra Dahal

    Dipendra Dahal launched his career in Himalayan Leaders in 2014. He is an operations manager, managing and arranging indoor and outdoor activities, the website, and official documents. He has a Master’s degree in Tourism Management from Tribhuvan University and is a licensed trekking guide and tour guide from The Nepal government. He loves traveling to different places and exploring new things.

    Regarding the team, Jagat B. Dahal is the founder and CEO of Himalayan Leaders. Peter Soons has worked as an office manager for the biggest Dutch tour operator. Neesha Maharjan is a hardworking and very efficient ticketing officer. She has been serving in the agency since 2014. Asmita Devkota handles clients’ queries and meets their trip requirements, customizing the itinerary as much as possible. She also manages social media posts, content creation, and website administration.

    Dipendra Dahal Operation Manager
  • Neesha Maharjan

    Neesha is a hardworking and very efficient worker team as a ticketing officer. She has been serving in the agency since 2014. She checks all guest ticket needs and ensures as a front desk officer. Since then, all of the indoor activities, such as paperwork, documentation, and legal procedures, are handled by her. She manages the Himalayan Leaders official website. She is well-educated and highly qualified in the field of tourism. Having grown up in the Himalayas, she has an excellent knowledge of the country’s culture, religion, and traditions.

    Regarding the team, Jagat B. Dahal is the founder and CEO of Himalayan Leaders. Peter Soons has worked as an office manager for the biggest Dutch tour operator. Dipendra Dahal is an Operation Manager, managing and arranging indoor and outdoor activities, the website, and official documents. Asmita Devkota handles clients’ queries and meets their trip requirements, customizing the itinerary as much as possible. She also manages social media posts, content creation, and website administration.

    Neesha Maharjan Travel designer and Reservation Officer
  • Asmita Devkota

    Asmita has been part of Himalayan Leaders Treks and Expedition since 2021; after graduating, she continued her professional journey with Himalayan Leaders and Expedition.

    She handles clients’ queries and meets their trip requirements, customizing the itinerary as much as possible. She also manages social media posts, content creation, and website administration.

    Regarding the team, Jagat B. Dahal is the founder and CEO of Himalayan Leaders. Peter Soons has worked as an office manager for the biggest Dutch tour operator. Neesha Maharjan is a hardworking and very efficient ticketing officer. She has been serving in the agency since 2014. Dipendra Dahal is an Operation Manager, managing and arranging indoor and outdoor activities, the website, and official documents. 

    Asmita Devkota Travel Designer

Our Guides

  • He was born in Dolakha district, east of Kathmandu. It is a Trekking Starting Point for Mt. Everest in Nepal called Jiri.

    Prakash Dahal Senior Trekking/ Mountain Bike Guide
  • He was born and brought up in Dhading District. He started his career as trekking porter to trekking guide since 1999.

    Govinda Pathak Senior trekking guide
  • Toran Sunuwar is one of our older members of Himalayan Leaders working since the establishment of the company.

    Toran Sunuwar Senior Trekking Guide/ Mountain Bike Guide/ Cook
  • He was born in Dolakha district, east of Kathmandu which is also a Trekking Starting Point for Mt. Everest in Nepal called Jiri.

    Bhagwan Dahal Trekking Guide
  • Mr. Babu Kaji Magar is an experienced license-holder trek guide with 15 years of experience in the tourism industry. As he is from a mountainous place, he’s known for his expertise in leading treks in various parts of Nepal, even in remote and less-traveled areas. Mr. Magar takes pride in offering excellent service to our […]

    Babu Kaji Magar Trekking Guide
  • Suraj Khadka has been a trekking guide with Himalayan Leaders Treks & Expedition since 2018. During this time, he has successfully leaded numerous groups on treks to destinations like Annapurna, Langtang, and Everest. His journey in the trekking industry began as an assistant guide, and he has since developed into a Himalaya Trekking guide. Suraj […]

    Suraj Khadka Trekking Guide
  • From decade Mr Dorchi Sherpa have adventure experience.

    Dorchi Sherpa Expeditions Guide
  • Bhai Kaji Tamang is the well-experienced guide having experience of more than 10 years as a trekking guide in the Himalayan Leaders. He is recognized and licensed as Trekking guide from the ministry of culture & tourism. He has successfully led numerous groups on exciting adventures, and his clients are every time satisfied with his […]

    Bhai Kaji Tamang Trekking Guide
  • Rita is an experienced licence holder English speaking cultural guide of Himalayan Leaders Treks & Expedition. She was born in the Kathmandu Valley into a Newar family, endowing her with extensive knowledge of Newari culture, traditions, festivals, as well as Hinduism and Buddhism. Rita has dedicated a significant portion of her life to this profession, […]

    Rita Shrestha Senior Tour Guide
  • Namaste,
    I am cultural guide of Himalayan leaders. As I was born in Kathmandu Valley in Newar Community. I have wide knowledge about Newari culture, tradition, festivals and also about Hinduism, Buddhism etc. I have been in this field for long time specially in Kathmandu valley, Pokhara, Lumbini, Chitwan and many more other places.

    Padham Shrestha Senior Tour Guide
  • He was born and brought up in the Everest region where trekking and climbing is part of daily life.

    Dorjee Sherpa Trekking Guide
  • He was born in sulukhumbu district where trekking and climbing is part of daily life.

    Galzan Sherpa Climbing Guide

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