Surendra Lama 'Smile'
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.
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’
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. Dak Bahadur Karki
He is an excellent guide and has been involve in tourism since 1997. He has lead group throughout Nepal, Tibet, India & Bhutan. He is multi adventure guide for Mountain Biking, Trekking & Tours.
Mr. Mangal Lama
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.