The Team

Kumar Bahadur Karki

Kumar Bahadur Karki

Managing Director

Namaste!!! I am Kumar Bahadur Karki having 28 year of experience in the field of trekking and expedition, I am acting as a Managing Director, mountaineering guide as well as team leader for the Cultural Treks & Expedition. I started to work in this industry as a porter in 1992 and from 1995 I become a trekking guide and trekking sirdar. During this time as a mountaineering guide, I have gathered extensive knowledge of the mountains in Nepal. I ensure all of my guests get a reliable and pleasant service.

D. B. Chhetree (Santosh-Karki)

D. B. Chhetree (Santosh-Karki)

Executive Director

One of the most well–known and respected people at Cultural Treks (Executive Director), Santosh is also a trekking Sirdar and guide. He is from eastern Terai of Nepal, Dharan Bazaar (lowland, near the Koshi Tappu wildlife Reserve). He is our expert trekking Sirdar and guide specially for Annapurnas, Dhaulagiri round and Langtang region.

Ratna Kumar Baniya

Ratna Kumar Baniya

Trekking Guide & Sirdar

Ratna is one of our trekking guides and Sirdar. He educated himself working as a home cook for a landlord in Kathmandu before joining the trekking industry. Since the very beginning of this company he has become one of our most popular and well-respected leaders. His vast trekking knowledge and experience includes; Everest region (Khumbu area) Annapurnas, Dolpa, Langtang/Helambu and Kanchanjunga, where he has spent time climbing in the past.

Bhim Khadka

Bhim Khadka

Trekking Officer

Bhim Khadka, also from eastern Terai of Nepal, Dharan Bazaar (lowland, near by Koshi Tappu wildlife Reserve). He is a Trekking Administration Officer for “Cultural Treks” but beside this, he also drives our vehicle for the cultural tour and city trips around Kathmandu valley. You will find him very honest and an expert driver.

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