At Altaï Nepal, we are a team of enthusiastic lovers of nature and travel. Thanks to our excellent knowledge of the field, Altaï Nepal is recognized as one of the few agencies which specialises in adventure and cultural travel. Between us we speak English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Chinese . We love to share the magic of unusual beautiful places around us, from high up in the Nepalese Himalayas to the Tibetan plateau; from the great Indian desert of Rajasthan to the sumptuous monasteries of Bhutan...
Anurodh SJB Rana
Born and bred in Kathmandu, Anurodh has been in the tourism sector for over 25 years; has been passionate about visiting the pagodas and monasteries of Kathmandu since his childhood. As a pilgrim, he traveled extensively through the Himalayas, Tibet, Bhutan, and Ladakh, with the goal to discover the stunning landscapes, the ancient monuments, and the caves where the great masters would have meditated so long ago. A Graduate of Arts, Anurodh studied history and culture, has a rich touristic background in terms of training and experience, and is fluent in English thanks to his schooling in Kathmandu's St. Xavier's. He is in charge of hotel reservations, transport, flights, and treks on the Himalayan trails. He is also responsible for the smooth running of your stay in Nepal, India, Bhutan, and Tibet.
Originally from eastern Nepal, in front of the Himalayan Peaks of Kanchanjangha and Janu - near the tea terraces of Ilam, Buddhi comes from a family which depended almost entirely on mountain agriculture. After completing his education in the countryside, he moved to Kathmandu to continue his studies. A Graduate in Commerce, he also earned a diploma in French and was granted a scholarship from the French government. Buddhi’s passion for more than 20 years has been to lead travel groups to the gorgeous soaring Himalayas: Annapurnas, Everest, Langtang, Kanchanjangha, Ladakh and Rajasthan. The trails of Annapurnas and Rajasthan particularly thrill him. For many years now, he divides his time between managing the office in Kathmandu and in-field adventures.
Born in Kathmandu, Anup has witnessed the never ending evolution of this mythical city of a thousand pagodas and stupas. His love of this emerald valley, surrounded by giant Himalayan mountains, has never faded and left him with the indelible dream to crisscross the heights of the Himalayas. After obtaining his Master’s and simultaneously his diploma in French at the Alliance Française, he completed the Cultural Guide Training and then the Trekking Guide Training. When he is not managing the office he can always be found out in the mountains - he has travelled in the Himalays for over 20 years now and is your go-to guy for any questions about Tibet, Ladakh, Bhutan and Rajasthan.
Born in Thali, on the outskirts of Kathmandu. Ishower has a long experience working in tourism. He is responsible for keeping everyday accountancy in the office and updating all administrative works.
Originally from Nuwakot. Tirtha is in charge of reservations: hotels, transport, and flights. Tirtha is also Altaï airport representative to take care of individual arrivals and departures.
Buddha Gurung (Raju)
Buddha comes from the foothills of Manaslu mountains in the Himalayas, Gorkha. Raju is an office assistant. He is in charge of the office store and of making trekking permits. He also takes care of porters and assistant guides during the trekking season.