Our Team

  • Cholendra Bahahdur Karki
    Managing Director

    Cholendra Bahahdur Karki

    Born and brought up at Basa village in Solukhumbu district of the Everest region, Cholendra Bahadur Karki grew up walking on the terrains of Himalayas. Building a deeper connection with the mountains and nature he learned the basics of hiking from his early childhood after working with his father as the porter. After graduating from Saraswati Multiple Campus he first started as an assistant guide and took part in the trekking and climbing adventures. Then he gradually started working as the trekking/tour guide. And, now with 16 years of experience in the field of trekking and climbing tours in Nepal, Tibet as well as Bhutan, he is the managing director of Himalayan Joy Adventure. Through his leadership in the company, since 2010, he has been constantly working to meet the travel demands of various travelers from all around the world. His main concern is to provide the travelers/trekkers with the utmost comfort, the pleasures, and adventures of traveling at the same time.

    Apart from trekking, he also is an active business person and is the Director of Sampada Garden Hotel in Lazimpat, Kathmandu since 2016, providing the best services for food and accommodations to the customers. Not just in business he also is actively working in the social sector to bring changes in the lives of the local people from the rural area of Nepal and help uplift their socio-economic condition, through his Non-profit organization- Aid for Nepal.

    Recognizing his steadfast dedication to the trekking sector, Cholendra was elected as the First Vice-President during the 41st Annual General Meeting and association election of the Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) on September 6, 2019. He conscientiously fulfilled this role from 2019 to 2022, actively participating in and contributing to the initiatives and responsibilities of the Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN).

  • Tika Bahadur Rai
    Trek & Tour Leader

    Tika Bahadur Rai

    Tika Bahadur Rai raised in the Solokhumbu region, the early years of childhood were spent amidst its natural surroundings. Fostering a deep connection with nature, he developed a profound interest and love for the environment. In his youth, he gained diverse work experience, serving as a porter, cook, assistant guide, and contributing as a member in the field of tourism.

    Having successfully obtained a master's degree in sociology from Tribhuvan University in Nepal, he has been a government license holder since 2007. Currently affiliated with Himalayan Joy Adventure, he is dedicated to ensuring the satisfaction of both tourists and travelers. With a passion for nature and adventure, his top priority is to create a comfortable and enjoyable experience for those under his guidance. His inherent friendliness and extensive knowledge effortlessly contribute to fostering a warm atmosphere within his group during tours and treks.

    Possessing substantial expertise as a trekking guide, he has covered diverse regions, including Everest, Annapurna, Mustang, Kanchenjunga, Dolpo, Manaslu, Tibet, and continues to actively explore new destinations in the future.

  • Binita Karki
    Account's Assistance

    Binita Karki

    Binita was born in beautiful village Solukhumbu. She is the new member of our team. She joined us as an Account’s assistant since February 2017. She looks after all of our daily transactions and keeps the books balanced! She is a friendly person and loves to talk to our customers about their adventures on their treks.

  • Tenji Sherpa
    Special Climbing Guide

    Tenji Sherpa

    Hailing from the Mera Peak region in Solukhumbu, Mr. Tenjin Sherpa has been an integral part of Himalayan Joy Adventure since 2014, serving as a senior climbing leader. However, his leadership journey extends back to 2006, during which he led groups on various mountains. Holding the position of expedition leader, he has guided teams on numerous peaks across Nepal.

    Despite his extensive experience with different peaks, Tenjin, as the owner of a hotel at Mera Base Camp, now leads our groups specifically to Mera Peak. For those seeking an adventurous experience with Tenjin and Himalayan Joy Adventure, please don't hesitate to reach out to us.

  • Nara Bahadur Karki
    Assistant Guide

    Nara Bahadur Karki

    Nara Bahadur Karki serves as a dynamic assistant guide at Himalayan Joy Adventure. His aspiration to become a tourist guide dates back to his childhood. Starting his journey in the tourism industry as a porter, he accompanied tourists on various trekking trails. Nara is known for his honesty, hard work, and amiable nature. Over the years, he has accumulated extensive knowledge of trekking routes, earning him the role of an assistant guide in the company. Guests consistently express full satisfaction with his exceptional work.