Our Dedicated Team:
Accent Himalaya is a Nepal based Adventure Travel Company, founded by dynamic explorers who have been actively involved in the trekking and climbing industry for more than a decade. We are an energetic group who gets real enjoyment out for delivering a prevalent trekking and climbing service, ultimately making your trip to Nepal a memorable experience. From the beginning to the last moment of your trip, we will be trying our level best to make you feel happy for selecting Accent Himalaya for your trekking and climbing agent.
Every one of our guides is specialized within Nepal's Trekking industry. Numerous efforts persistently go into ensuring our staff to have the correct capabilities, experience information, relational abilities and language proficiency. We are committed offering trekking and climbing services which will give you once in an existence time involvement in the Himalayas and Nepal.
During your adventurous journey in the Himalayas, we will impart you intriguing actualities about the Himalayas, as well as about the Nepali culture, history, and religion. Our clients always return home from our outings having energizing new exploration stories to tell about, from in and around the Himalayas. We ensure that your excursion will be an extraordinary adventure of a lifetime. We generously welcome you to put our claim under a magnifying glass!
Know about some of our valuable team members!
Founder / Managing Director
Binod Thapa, a business graduate who trod into the trekking industry of Nepal as a trekking guide in 2006. While being an authorized trekking guide from 2006 to 2012, he has successfully done Everest base camp trek, Annapurna base camp trek, and Upper Mustang trek several times. He is an adventurous personality never frightened by the challenges. After having huge knowledge in regards to the trekking industry, he started his own company named "Ganesh Himal Hiking Team" in 2012 co-operated with Suman Nepal.
Mr. Thapa’s hard work, dedication, and vision have led him to expand the business by establishing a newer company named Accent Himalaya in 2017. After all these years in the business, his enthusiasm to keep on learning remains. He has traveled almost dozens of countries - India, China, Japan, Bhutan, France, Germany, Italy, Austria, United Kingdom and the USA. Currently, he is working as a Managing director of Accent Himalaya and resides in Maryland, USA.
Founder / Executive Director
Suman Nepal, a commerce graduate, and an entrepreneur began his travel industry career as a trekking guide assistant in 2006 and then a trekking guide leader in 2009 and continued until 2012. He is a well graded/rated license holder of Tour/ trekking group leader provided by Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management, a government authority of Nepal.
During these periods, he has successfully completed various treks to Everest region, Annapurna region, Langtang region and traveled to almost all the tourist hotspot of Nepal. Moreover, Mr. Suman traveled several countries to learn international norms and practice to encourage the skill and better quality of services.
He lived in China for 2 years to learn their languages, lifestyle, cultures, and philosophy. Besides that, he has traveled other countries like India, Bhutan, Japan and Sri Lanka. He is proficient in English, Japanese, Chinese and Hindi language. He completed his academic language class at Kathmandu University, Nepal.
After couple years of experience in the tourism field, he started his own travel company named Ganesh Himal Hiking Team co-operated with Binod Thapa in 2012. Achieving a huge success in short period time, the team wanted to expand the business by establishing a new company named Accent Himalaya. His flair for adventure, curiosity and a great knowledge of trekking and travel destination has made him a skilled travel/trekking manager.
Founder / Operational Director-Europe
Saroj Kunwar is an enthusiastic International tourism management graduate and a travel industry veteran. He has been in the tourism industry of Nepal for almost a decade. He began his tourism career from a reputed Hotel in Kathmandu, Nepal. His role as a reservation manager was considered an immense boost for the company.
Later on, he became a travel consultant in a hotel. His years in the tourism trade helped him to accomplish realistic and practical knowledge about the whole tourism industry of Nepal. Thus, he got associated with Ganesh Himal Trekking Team in 2014 and started to operate Accent Himalaya within the team. Mr. Kunwar is an adventurous personality; where he has done several group trekking to Everest region, Annapurna region and Langtang region. Furthermore, he is extremely skilled in English, Hindi, and basics in Danish.
Mr. Kunwar is enthusiastic about technology and always looks for ways to incorporate the latest technology to provide better service to the guests. He has traveled out globally to promote and endorse Nepal as a tourist destination among his companions and tour operators.
He is multilingual with a high fitness to fathom western as well as eastern societies. He tries helping westerners in understanding Nepali culture appropriately and empowers people to bolster Nepal in various ways, either by visiting Nepal as travelers or initiating distinctive development ventures. Until now he has traveled India, China, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Italy, and the Czech Republic. He is working as an operational director as Europe representative residing in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Mr. Gyaltzen Sherpa
Mr. Gyaltzen Sherpa has a great passion and thoughtful experience of Nepal’s mountain expeditions. He has been leading toughest expeditions in Everest region for up to 7000m more than 10 years. He is a native resident of Solukhumbu (Everest region) and is very good at narrating which we believe is a good quality of a climbing guide. His qualifications in expeditions and climbing first aid ensures a safe and professionally managed expedition plus his enthusiasm and love for the mountains guarantees a trip of a lifetime. He is a truly inspirational climbing guide. He has a license from the ministry of tourism. He is also an active member of Nepal mountaineering association. He is able to communicate well in Nepali, Sherpa, Hindi, Tibetan, English and some basic French. Some of his experience on climbing expedition includes Mount Ama Dablam, Mera Peak, Baruntse, Kyajo Ri, Pumori, Yala peak, Hiunchuli, Lobuche, etc.
Mr. Norbu Sherpa
Starting from a porter, then to assistant Sherpa guide and finally a climbing guide - Mr. Sherpa has been an enthusiastic climbing guide who joined team Accent Himalaya and has an experience of more than 12 years. He has lived and grown in the Everest region and has completed more than 35 expeditions always ensuring the safety of the group. He has very precise knowledge of the altitude, geography, routes and every other factor that influence your peak climbing. Fluent in English, Sherpa, Tibetan, and Nepali – he is an awesome gentleman and a licensed from the Ministry of Tourism. He is also an active member of Nepal Mountaineering Association and licensed from Ministry of Tourism of Nepal. Some of his experience on climbing expedition includes Mount Ama Dablam, Mera Peak, Baruntse, Kyajo Ri Peak, Pumori, Yala peak, Hiunchuli, Lobuche, Island Peak, etc.
Mr. Dorje Sherpa
Also the native of Everest, Mr. Dorje Sherpa grew up in the foothills of Mt Everest, where he spent his creative years exploring the peaks and developing a passion for peak climbing. The past few years have seen him climbing in many peaks up to 7000 m. A professional climbing guide with first aid qualification and a love for his profession, Mr. Sherpa is a great asset of team Accent Himalaya. He also has a license from the Ministry of tourism in his possession. Also an active member of Nepal mountaineering association, he speaks various languages such English, Chinese, Tibetan, Sherpa, and Nepali and has an experience of 9 years.
Mr. RamKishor Sharma
Mr. Sharma has been organizing city tour of Pokhara, Chitwan, Kathmandu and other major cities for more than a decade. He has a deep love of heritage sites of Kathmandu and passionate about sharing stories about their rich cultural histories, art, and architecture. Having a master’s degree in Travel and Tourism and proficient in English, Japanese and Nepali languages – sharing abundant knowledge about the site gives him a big smile. The legends associated with these sites – he expresses it in a dramatized way which is his really appreciated skill. With a good sense of humor and very friendly nature, he tries best to make your tour very memorable.
He also possesses a license from Ministry of Tourism.
Mr. Dechen has now been part of team Accent Himalaya who has experience organizing tours of Bhutan for 8 years. Having lead more than 100s of tours – he reads your mind and answers your question before you ask! Being proficient in Bhutanese, Hindi, Nepali and English languages, he is a firm believer in learning through experience and works very hard to gain and share knowledge based information. His only passion is to create a memorable experience for the enthusiast traveler. He has a bachelor’s degree in travel and tourism and also a license from Ministry of Tourism.
With a Bachelor’s degree in Travel and Tourism and fluent in English, Chinese, Tibetan, Hindi & Nepali, Mr. Nima is one the charismatic team leader of Accent Himalaya. He has been a valuable member of our team and is an inspiring personality. Previously working as a driver, he always had the passion for traveling and touring in Tibetan plateau and the Himalayas of Nepal. He is always focused on customer services and that is all that matters the most to him. A native citizen of Tibet – He on your trip delivers what is required to make a lifetime experience.
He is also licensed from the Ministry of Tourism.
Mr. Arujn Timilsina
Mr. Timilsina has an experience of 5+ years for organizing trekking in the Himalayan region(name). He started as a porter and his dedication and hard work promoted him today as a trekking leader. He can communicate in English, Nepali and Hindi. He is very skilled at handling emergency situations and also is well trained in First-Aid and altitude sickness. He is very passionate about traveling and sharing information.
Mr. Bhimsen Dhakal
Mr. Dhakal was born in Dhading. After graduating from college, he pursued his career in travel and tourism industry (blooming here in Nepal) as of its natural beauty. Also working from the root level as a porter, assistant guide and finally a trekking guide, he a come a long way since then. He has certifications in first aid and mountain altitude sickness training. He loves to entertain his guest by providing the best service and is only satisfied then. Having organizing more than 100’s of trekking tours - he is one of the valuable team members of Accent Himalaya. He is a certified from the Ministry of tourism and is able to speak in Nepali, English, Hindi and basic Japanese.
Mr. Rupak Bhandari
Mr. Bhandari has admired the beauty of Nepal since his childhood as his parents worked in Health Sector that required them to move to various parts of the country. Apart from college degree on Hotel management, his certification in first aid and attitude sickness training come very handy in case of emergency situation. He is well known to the topography as well as the geography of major locations. He has been in this profession of travel and tourism since last 10 years. Very punctual and always smiling, he makes your trekking and touring an experience of a lifetime. He has abundant knowledge of culture, places, and people and is very informative.
Mr. Rajkumar Dhakal
Born and raised in Gorkha, Mr. Dhakal opt a career in travel industry because of his love for stunning landscape and the glorious Himalayas. He can communicate very well in English, Hindi, and Nepali. An Annapurna Base Camp and Ghorepani Poon Hill Trail specialist with a beautiful nature, extraordinary knowledge and leadership skills, Mr. Dhakal always delivers an exceptional trekking experience. He also has added the basic altitude sickness and first aid training to his qualification.
Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Binod Thapa (USA)
Phone: +1 443 985 2950