About your tour planner in Himalaya

About your tour planner in the Himalayas – Rajan Simkhada
Get Acquainted with Mr.Rajan Simkhada and the Team at Earthbound Expeditions: who have over 27 years of experience in tour and trek planning for you in the Himalayas.

Let me introduce the President of Earthbound Expeditions, Mr.Rajan Simkhada, who is a co-founder of the company, a leader, a tour planner, a writer and a very well-respected personality in the tourism fraternity.

Rajan was born in the year 1977 in Dhading which is a few hour’s trek from Ganesh Himal Mountain Base Camp which is located north-west of Kathmandu. Rajan graduated with a Business Management Degree from Tribhuvan University in Nepal. After that, he effectively completed the Trek Guide Training program conducted by the Hotel Management and Tourism Training Center in Kathmandu. He also finished his training in National Commissaries training from UCI International Commissary.

Rajan’s career in tourism started as a Front Desk Attendant at a Hotel in Thamel in 1994. In 1996, after which he joined a reputed trekking company, as a tour and trek coordinator. During this period, he led tours across Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, Peru, Sri-lanka, and India. Consequently, he established himself as a senior guide.

Rajan is the spine of Earthbound Expeditions Nepal. His dedication is infinite and this venture started for him when he partnered with friends and founded Earthbound Expeditions Nepal. He still organizes and coordinates trips, where sometimes depending on client’s requests he jumps at the chance to lead a trip!

He is adept in English, Hindi, Nepali & other local dialects of Nepal. A young boy who left his beautiful hometown and mother home cooked meal at the tender age of 14 for higher education for a bright future struggled alone in the lonely capital city of Nepal, went through many ups and downs in life, not only completed higher education,  His vision of being a loyal hardworking citizen turned into entrepreneur a self-made successful man in a young age. A multi-talented guy started career as front desk attendant to a porter, then a guide and today a successful young entrepreneur. Who not only employ over 178 people from his motherland run multiple ventures successfully becoming a role model to many youths who leave the country for a better future. An author of a popular book hide Punginha, over 5000 copies are sold, a stand-up comedian – TV actor ( an artist), a spiritual seeker, a motivational speaker, philanthropist Rajan is an inspiring personality for many. Rajan is a man of Vision and action, example of integrity and compassion, today many people around the world trust his 27 years of experience in tourism thus seek help to create an unforgettable experience of a lifetime in Himalayas and beyond. Please come and take advantage of our experience and expertise and save, time, money and energy. Hope to serve you with a smile soon.

Rajan has extensively traveled around the world to improve his understanding of tourism facilities and services. Some of the countries he visited over the years are USA, UK, Europe, Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore, France, Germany, Bhutan, Holland, Italy, Switzerland, Korea, Sri-lanka, Myanmar, Peru, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia.

He is also a documented and licensed trek guide certified by the Government of Nepal. To sum up his experiences,

Here we have mentioned a few of his works/achievements where Rajan has traveled to various places like:

  • Mustang (7) seven times
  • Simikot – Limi Valley (3) three times
  • Annapurna Base Camp (47) forty-seven times! That is a record in itself! Isn’t it?
  • Holy Mount Kailash – Mansarovar (18) eighteen times and counting!
  • Mt.Everest (3) three times
  • Langtang (17) seventeen times
  • India – Nepal tour (5) five times
  • Lhasa Tibet (4) four times
  • Bhutan (3) three times
  • Sri-lanka (1) one time
  • Peru and Inca trail
  • Climbed Mera Peak in 1999 which is 6500 meters located in the Everest region.
  • All Southeast Asian countries
  • Extensively traveled to about 32 countries around the world to explore the possibilities of improving and expanding his services
    So Your  Kailash trip will be led and planned by the most experienced leaders, not by the managers at the office who send you the set of itineraries.

Passionately helping you to create a lifetime Experiences since 1999