Our Team

Shepherd Holidays not only have well-trained individuals competent in their respective fields but are also avid travelers who understand the entire tourism scene. The sole objective of the team here at Shepherd Holidays is to make your experience make worthwhile so that you take only the good memories with you and leave a piece of your heart here. We understand your needs and make our optimum priority to make sure none of your requests go unheard. 

  • Januka Devkota

    Januka Devkota

    CEO & Managing Director

    Born and raised in the mountains of Gorkha, she is a nature lover and self-motive personality. She used to cross the trails to reach school in her early school life. After arriving in Kathmandu in her post-teenage, she started working in a trekking agency carrying her further study. After completion of 12th years of regular work in the tourism industry, she decided to open her own company and Shepherd Holidays is now on business!Apart from Shepherd Holidays, she also runs the non-profit organization – Ghimire Foundation! The foundation helps needy people from remote areas of Nepal for their better life.

  • Prashan Poudyal

    Prashan Poudyal

    Executive Manager

    Prashan is an energetic and creative young mind with a strong passion towards hospitality and tourism industry. Blending the hardworking and creative potential achieved from his computer engineering course and his years of experience on the tourism sector, he has been affilated with the company, working on not just promoting the business, but also ensuring complete customer satisfaction.

  • Bandhu Ghimire

    Bandhu Ghimire

    Business Development Manager

    With over 15 years of invaluable managerial work experience in various Companies in and outside Nepal in sales and marketing sector. Mr Ghimire has joined the Shepherd Holidays taking a responsibility in Planning and execution to achieve the goal set by the management.

  • Sanjay Khatri

    Sanjay Khatri

    HSE and Quality control Manager

    Sanjay is a Commerce graduate from India. As the saying goes change is the only constant thing in life! His passion for travel, mountains and nature made him step in the world of tourism. Nature and travel has always been his topic of interest. His realistic writing abilities and instincts is able to convey his vast range of travel experience. His flair for adventure, sparkling curiosity and knowledge on variety of travel destinations has made him a skilled Manager and a content strategist. In conjunction with his position at Shepherd holidays, the team has become solid with his 20 years of experience in this field. Here, he also will strike the right balance between customer needs and satisfaction in a fulfilling way. He finds it very rewarding to be able to help our clients design the holidays of a lifetime.

  • Dakshya Chhetri

    Dakshya Chhetri

    Legal Advisor

    Daksha is a legal advisor of the company. He specializes in corporate, commercial law, dispute resolution, and corporate litigation. He has experience in diverse corporate matters including contracts, drafting of the documents, preparation of briefs, conducting legal due diligence, and translation of the legal documents. He has experience in foreign investment, share transfer, technology transfer, M&A, and dispute resolution.

Shepherd Holidays is an eco-friendly tour operator company. Our staff are experienced and hold respective licenses from the authority and degree in their respective fields and are skillful to carry out their tasks. They speak fluent English, Korean, German, Chinese, French, and Russian and are aware of High Altitude and Food Hygiene in order to overcome any circumstances in the tour. Porters are also capable to accompany your journey. Our leaders are pleasant and well-principled people from various parts of the country. With their impressive sense of humor and in-depth knowledge of the local places, you will never get bored on your whole trip.

  • Sanjay Khatri

    Sanjay Khatri

    HSE and Quality Control Manager

    Sanjay is a Commerce graduate from India. As the saying goes change is the only constant thing in life! His passion for travel, mountains and nature made him step in the world of tourism. Nature and travel has always been his topic of interest. His realistic writing abilities and instincts is able to convey his vast range of travel experience. His flair for adventure, sparkling curiosity and knowledge on variety of travel destinations has made him a skilled Manager and a content strategist. In conjunction with his position at Shepherd holidays, the team has become solid with his 20 years of experience in this field. Here, he also will strike the right balance between customer needs and satisfaction in a fulfilling way. He finds it very rewarding to be able to help our clients design the holidays of a lifetime.

  • Trishna Bhandari 

    Trishna Bhandari 

    Sales & Marketing Manager  

    She holds a degree in Public Health from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu. An adventure enthusiast, she is excellent at creating unique travel routes including trekking, cycling and rafting adventures. A nature lover, she also likes reading novels, listening to music, etc. She is fond of traveling. It was her love for traveling that made her apply for a position at Shepherd Holidays. She is always dedicated to her work. Provocative, warm, friendly and hard-working, she always forges her path towards success. She is well-liked employee of Shepherd Holidays.

  • Bandhu Ghimire

    Bandhu Ghimire

    Business Development Manager

    With over 15 years of invaluable managerial work experience in various Companies in and outside Nepal in sales and marketing sector. Mr Ghimire has joined the Shepherd Holidays taking a responsibility in Planning and execution to achieve the goal set by the management. 

  • Prem Ghimire

    Prem Ghimire

    Operation Manager 

    Prem has completed his master’s degree in Physics. His dedication in travel and tourism profession is more than 5 years. He is also part time teacher. He has extensive knowledge and education of the top tourist destinations around domestic and international trips for clients based on client’s needs, budgets, and expectations. He has extensive knowledge of travel destination all over Nepal, dedicated to helping clients reach their dreams of traveling the world.

  • Milan Gaire

    Milan Gaire

    Fleet Manager

    Gaire is a Fleet Manager of Shepherd Holidays. He has been working with us since establishment of the company. Mr Gaire is responsible for the schedule of transportation, Safety of the clients, periodic maintenance of vehicle and store of logistic items. He is in tourism field since 17 years.

  • Abinash

    Abinash

    Accountant

    Abinash is working as an accountant with us. He has completed his BBA from Tribhuwan University. 

  • Ankita Pathak

    Ankita Pathak

    Sales Officer

    Ankita pathak is Active,Attractive and enthusiastic charming lady of our company .She holds a degree from Tribhuvan University .She serves as a Sales officer in Shepherd Holidays .She is well known about interaction with guests in very friendly environment . she is talented in developing and sustaining long-lasting relationship with customers.Becoming familiar with Nepali,English and Hindi language. She is able to deal with any kind of problems of customers in comfortable way.

  • Abiral Pathak

    Abiral Pathak

    Reservation Officer

    Abiral Pathak is one of the young, energetic and enthusiastic persons of our company who is serving as a Representative Officer in Shepherd Holidays. He knows how to deal with customer in friendly environment. He’s an extremely talented person when it comes to talking and interacting with people. His fluency in some language like Nepali, English and Hindi makes people comfortable in interacting with him.

  • Adarsh Kandel 

    Adarsh Kandel 

    Photographer & Planner   

    A young lad Mr Kandel was born and grown up in beautiful city Tansen- Palpa in Nepal, He joined our Shepherd Holidays as an enthusiastic travel planner. A business student, passionate in photography and travel, he keeps good knowledge in English and trails of Himalayan routes. Travelers feel comfort to plan their trip with him as he is a friendly and companion person.

  • Purnima Bhandari

    Purnima Bhandari

    Representative- USA & Canada

    She holds a degree in Public Health from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu. An adventure enthusiast, she is excellent at creating unique travel routes including trekking, cycling and rafting adventures. A nature lover, she also likes reading novels, listening to music, etc. She is fond of traveling. It was her love for traveling that made her apply for a position at Shepherd Holidays. She is always dedicated to her work. Provocative, warm, friendly and hard-working, she always forges her path towards success. She is well-liked employee of Shepherd Holidays.

  • Charlotte Rubertelli

    Charlotte Rubertelli

    Representative - France

  • Bikash Bhandari

    Bikash Bhandari

    Representative- Australia & New Zealand

    Originally from Himalayan country Nepal, avid nature lover Bikash Bhandari joined Shepherd holidays as an Australian Representative. Now living and working based in Melbourne Australia with a background in Information technology, he offers utmost international level of service to our clients. His responsibility towards Shepherd Holidays are planning and organizing trips for Australian travelers in Nepal. He also handles booking and answers the phone calls and e-mail inquiry for Australian clients. As he grew up loving adventure, he is happy to work with Shepherd Holidays through which he can plan for dream come true of Australian travelers in Nepal.

  • Prem Narayan Ghimire

    Prem Narayan Ghimire

    Representative - South Korea

Here at Shepherd Holidays, we have experienced guides who are licensed by the government, equipped with high altitude first aid skills, in-depth knowledge about the terrain and the locals not only make your travel a lot easier but also provide delightful companionship throughout the journey. We have got you covered in every aspect so that you just have to sit back, relax and enjoy the Himalayas.

  • Nischal Oli

    Nischal Oli

    Trekking Guide

    Mr. Nischal Oli is an experienced guide with super friendly and caring nature. He is very encouraging and helps to settle issues no matter how big or small. He knows very well about the himalayan region and has over 5 years of experience in trekking. He has trekked to different places including Langtang region, Everest region, Annapurna region and many more. He is very energetic and enthusiastic to his job, making him a great companion during your trekking adventure.

  • Nishan Karki

    Nishan Karki

    Trekking Guide

    Nishan is a travel and tourism enthusiast. He is also a licensed trekking guide and has experience of trekking and travelling to several parts of Nepal, especially the Annapurna region. He provides an extra edge in creative thinking and passionately wants to help uplift tourism through his honest work and education.

  • Rabina Khadka

    Rabina Khadka

    Tour Guide

    Ms Rabina is a city tour guide. She has been serving in this field since 8 years. 

  • Yubraj Bhandari

    Yubraj Bhandari

    Trekking Guide

    Yubraj is an experienced trekking guide mainly focussing on the Everest region. He can speak French, Malaya & English. 

  • Deepak Ghimire

    Deepak Ghimire

    Trekking Guide

    Deepak is one of the experiance guide in Shepherd Holidays. He can speak French apart from English.  

  • Shankar Thapa

    Shankar Thapa

    Trekking Guide

    Shankar has a very adventurous personality. He has years of experience as a trekking guide who can speak German, English, and Hindi language. 

  • Srijana Ghimire

    Srijana Ghimire

    Tour Guide

    Srijana is seving as a tour guide in Shepherd Holidays. She can speak Korean, Hindi and English language.