Who we are
Kailash Himalaya Trek Pvt. Ltd. is a private limited company registered in Kathmandu, Nepal. Its head office is in Kathmandu, Nepal. The company is in business since 1990. It is a privately owned and independent company.
Santa Subba is the managing director and founding owner of the company. The mountain and Himalayas inspired him in his early days. His first flight to Mt. Everest in 1985 with legendary Swiss pilot Emil Wick changed his course of life. The exciting flight to Syangboche (Everest Region) in a Pilatus air-craft caught his passion. He then decided to work for mountain tourism. His interest in anthropology and sociology motivated him to work in tourism. He has done extensive trek in the mountain of Nepal. He learned the importance of tourism in the economy and the impact it has on the Nepalese society. In most of his 40 years in tourism his work involved in trekking and mountaineering in Nepal. Later in 2010 he became interested on the subject of climate change in the livelihood of the people. Responsible tourism is another pertinent subjects he is active at present. Santa Subba was an active member of Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). He initiated the first print publication of NMA Journal “Nepal Parbat.” He assisted NMA to organize “International Climbers Meet” in Kathmandu – in May 1997. As a board member then he supported to host 25th anniversary of NMA. He participated in UIAA meeting in Switzerland in 1997. That event enhanced his perspective of mountaineering in the Himalaya. He represented NMA at the Union of Asian Alpine Association Asian mountaineering meeting. Held in Seoul, South Korea. He was active in Trekking Agents Association of Nepal (TAAN) in its early days. He played a key role in publishing its first News Letter in 1990. He led Himalayan Rescue Association in the capacity of its presidents from 2011 to 2014. He initiated a plan to establish ‘Tourist Emergency Response Center.’ The plan has use of GPS monitoring system in the rescue and safety of trekkers and mountaineers in Nepal. Mr. Subba is a graduate in Public Administration. He hold diploma certificate in business and travel management. He did many tourism management courses initiated by PATA.
Kitap Tamang and Bekh Magar: They are two experienced and matured staffs in the company. Both have guided trekking in all the areas in the Himalaya of Nepal. Both of them were born and raised in the deep and high mountain valley. They have 26 years of mountain guiding experience. Their journey in trekking started at their very young age. They worked as camp assistant and kitchen helper. And then took guiding responsibility to handle trekking logistics. Their experiences and reliability has enriched the expertise of the company. Bekh is also an excellent cook in the trek. Kitap has received profound accolade during his career in leading treks. Trekkers and group leaders hailed him in high esteem. His skill to handle complex problem in the mountain without a fuss is remarkable. Bekh is popular because of his sense of humor and management skill. Both of them have done excellent job in taking care of trekkers. They know their trekking territory very well. Both have done all the popular treks. They have trekked innumerable times in Everest, Langtang, Manaslu and Annapurna regions. While not in the mountain they support office on various aspects of trekking. Rinjee Bhote is a professional mountain climbing guide. He has been with Kailash Himalaya Trek for the last 20 years. He has climbed Mt. Everest, Shishapangma, ChoOyu, Putha Hiunchuli, and most of all the trekking peaks. You can trust your life in him in the mountain. He helps office in planning climbing activities for upcoming seasons. His climbing experience and knowledge has enhanced expertise of Kailash Himalaya Trek.
Adarsh Limbu joined the company in 2011. He has enhanced marketing aspect of the company. He is working in the position of Marketing Manager. His responsibility includes digital technology. Adarsh did his graduation in hotel management from SATEC (Hotel Management School,Singapore). Later he did his graduation in catering from Melbourne University, in Australia. He gained experienced in food preparation in Melbourne, Australia. He loves adventures, wilderness, mountain and Himalaya. This attribute brought him to work in mountain tourism. Otherwise he would have been a chef in the catering business in Australia. In school days his favorite subject was geography. In college he majored in economics. He was good sportsman in his school days; excellent forward player in football (soccer). In free time he likes to take his mountain bike and head to the mountain trial for fresh air and inspiration. When he goes to trek he gets fired up with the beauty of Himalaya, mountain and the culture in the villages. He wants to explore more areas and work on sustainable tourism. Diversity in tourism fascinates him. He thinks mass tourism has negative benefit. He believes quality tourism is sustainable in the long run. Eco – conscious practice and sustainable tourism development is the mantra for Nepal. Next is better infrastructure development and standard facilities for foreign visitors.
Birendra Chaudhary is a touring expert. He does tour guiding. He is a graduate in sociology and anthropology. He has knowledge and experience in community development. His understanding of social development in Nepal has been invaluable. He is resource person to help the company in its sustainable development approach. Dinesh Gaire is a linguist. He specializes in French language. He is one of our best sightseeing guides. He advises the company on various aspects of tours and sightseeing.
Above personnel is crux of the company. They organize, coordinate, curate itineraries, and prepare holidays for travelers and group tours. Beside them many resource persons, guides and experts are involved in our team work. In peaks season Kailash Himalaya Trek employ 10 additional trekking guides and 5 tour guides. All personnel and resource staffs contribute to the success of Kailash Himalaya Trek. Each has high degree of reliability and professional work behind them. Their expertise, first- hand knowledge and resources have maintained consistency in our service. This is the reason why we remained sustained in tourism for thirty odd years
The company is registered at Department of Tourism & Recognized by His Majesty’s Government of Nepal. It is established 1991. We are members of Trekking Agents Association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) and Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA), Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Civil Aviation (MOTCA).
Business and mailing Address:
PO Box 4781, Adwait Marg-Baghbazar,
Telephone # (977) – 1 – 5423941, 5423942
Mobile: +977-9813585999, 9861190242
You will have a wonderful Holiday in this region with us, and enjoy the marvel of Nature and Cultural Heritage in Nepal and beyond the Himalayas. We take you to experience an incredible holiday. So come and walk, trek, climb, and drive with us!!