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Firante is  Treks & Expeditions is a distinguished Kathmandu-based adventure and touring company specializing in meticulously crafted personalized trips for adventure seekers and families alike. Our offerings span a wide range of activities, including mountaineering, trekking, mountain biking, and motorbiking, across the captivating landscapes of Nepal, Tibet, India, and Bhutan. Our primary focus is to immerse trekkers in the authentic lives of the people residing in the hidden Himalayas.

 

Established in January 2007 by a group of dynamic young professionals with over a decade of experience in leading tourism organizations, Firante Treks & Expedition is unwaveringly committed to harnessing socio-tourism for the cause of a sustainable world. While delivering services along well-established routes throughout Nepal, our company also pioneers off-route trekking experiences in the remote Karnali province, covering Humla, Dolpa, Mugu, Jumla, Kalikot, Jajarkot, Surkhet, and Dailekh—some of the most secluded districts in far North West Nepal.

 

Setting itself apart, Firante Treks & Expedition actively promotes tourism within the Karnali district, generating valuable employment opportunities for the local population. Being locals from Humla Karnali ourselves, we are dedicated to positioning Karnali province as a promising tourism destination. We firmly believe in the transformative potential of Karnali, envisioning significant positive changes through a meticulously planned tourism promotion strategy that showcases its lakes, peaks, rivers, and pristine way of life. On an international scale, Firante Treks actively advocates for Karnali-based tourism and related activities.

At the core of our mission is a commitment to delivering high-quality services tailored to the unique requirements of our valued customers. With a goal to be the best performer in the industry, our company boasts a team of trained professionals and experienced leaders in both trekking and mountain biking. We prioritize environmental conservation, the well-being of our staff and customers, respect for local social and cultural nuances, and contributing to the local economy.

 

Firante Treks & Expedition views tourism as an opportunity to proactively preserve and enhance Nepal's rich cultural heritage and awareness. We ensure that the travel experience is meaningful for both the host communities and visitors alike. Our company considers socio-tourism as a primary advantage, aligning with our commitment to responsible and impactful travel experiences.





 



 

Our Valuable Members

Surendra Lama 'Smile'

CEO

Founder of Firante Treks & Expeditions has over 13 years experience in this tourism business and has a great love of sports and adventure travel along with sense of social and environmental responsibility. Before founding Firante Treks and Expedition, he was engaged with large organizations more then 9 years holding major responsibilities of Tour Organizer, office management and leading first time (new route) expeditions.

He has been always a good travel companion and perfect tour operator. He has lead groups from all over the world throughout Tibet, India , Bhutan and Nepal.Born in Simikot village in Humla the remote far western Nepal and is one of the key person to promote Humla and far western as a tourism destination.

Janga Lama

MD

Co founder of the Firante Treks & Expedition. He has been working in tourism field since 1998, he has started his carrier as Hotel manager and then sifted to adventure tourism as a marketing manager in couple of reputed agencies. He is a multi trained adventures leader, he leads Trekking, Mountaineering, Motorbiking and Mt biking tours throughout to Tibet and Nepal and India.

He is also on going core member of Sustainable tourism network (STN). He was elected as executive member of Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN)  from 2017 to 2019 and also nominated executive member of Village tourism Promotion Forum Nepal (VITOF) from 2016 to 2018.

He is From Humla district of Nepal, and is also a practicing Lama with good knowledge of Buddhist history and religion. He speaks 5 languages, English, Hindi, Nepali, Tibetan, and Chinese (a little). 

 

Sonam Lama ‘Tamang’

TREK Leader

Europe representative he has been a guide for more than 8 years and his youthful looks would indicate that he has started his carrier into tourism so young. He is Energetic, multi-lingual and keeps any tour running at a friendly pace and he is the one with extra value, ‘returning clients always request Sonam again’. He has been leading groups from all over the world throughout Nepal, Tibet, China, India and Bhutan. And he is experienced Trek leader, Mountain Biker, racer and expert bike mechanics.

Mr. Mangal Lama

Office Assistant

Mangal Lama is a government registered trekking guide and office manager.He has very good knowledge of hospitality. He is very interested to work with the guests and provide them with any help they need.

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