About Us

Explore Vacation is a collaborative initiation of a group of highly experienced travel/trek experts. With an experience of over a decade in the field, we provide you a highly proficient and specialized holiday packages in various exotic destinations. Our main objective is to provide our clients with a unique and exciting experiences ranging from cultural tours, family holidays to offbeat & adventurous spree.

We, at Explore Vacation, understand that each individual is unique and has a different set of needs when it comes to travel experiences. That is why, apart from our general packages, we focus on tailoring the perfect itinerary for your desired vacation. We make sure that you receive all the care and services, so that you could cherish these amazing moments for a lifetime.

We, having our strong network relation with our co-associates in various countries, like those of India, Tibet & Bhutan, assure you of a premium level of service. We have been working together with our partners for over a decade and we take confidence in our ability to offer you with a high quality and personalized service.

With all our credentials that reflect our inclination towards providing unmatched level of services, we take this opportunity to extend our heartily welcome to our valuable clients in our servicescape. We can definitely create a magical holiday experience in Nepal for you. Trust in us to be your efficient and reliable tour operator in Nepal to conduct any kind of vacations to explore culture, wildlife, nature & adventure activities in any of your desired destinations under our umbrella.

We are registered trekking company in Nepal Government under Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation with affiliated to TAAN, NMA & NTB.



Prachanda Manandhar

Managing Director

Birth place: Kathmandu

Mr. Manandhar has been involved in the hospitality industry since 2003. In and from his initial capacity as a Tour Officer to enter in this tourism industry has succeed to establish himself as a tourism entrepreneur of his own.  During his past tenure of working as tour manager in other company for 12 years, he has been able to effectively and smoothly manage the customized tours and adventure activities in Nepal, Tibet & Bhutan for thousands of clients, to their gratification. He also has a working experience of the Hotel & Resorts trade in Nepal and proven duly himself in this sector of the Hospitality industry.

Since his engage in this industry, he has been yearly successful in organizing exclusive Kailash Manasarovar Tour for thousands of Indian Pilgrims & NRI or foreigners. With blessing of Lord Shiva & well-wishers, he is continuing his service of devotion arranging comfortable yatra (tour) at his best possible for all tirtha yatris (pilgrims) and adventure lovers. He has maintain intimate friendship relation with Chinese counterpart – CIPSC & TTB for issuing Tibet travel permit for Indians & Foreigners respectively. His holistic and creative approach to all the different duties in the Hospitality trade has earned himself a good reputation and commendable.


Rabi Panday

Director – Sales & Reservation

Date of birth: 1988 A.D.

Place of birth: Nuwakot

Mr. Rabi Panday engaged in tourism from 2006 A.D. He is hard working, skilful and sincere person with learning intention of all related works in official management. He co-ordinates sales & marketing, administrations & service management assisting for the efficient execution. He has maintain good friendly relation with concern associates like hotel, transportation, airlines, guides. He has very good connection with Chinese counterpart in Embassy to sort out visa matter of our Tibet groups. His proficiency and friendliness assist himself to recognize in this hospitality. Besides his profession in tourism industry, he is also keen to introduce in the society with messaging awareness through journalism. Because of his zeal, intellectual knowledge and exploring nature have acknowledged a successive Executive in himself.


Ram Kumar Gurung (R.K.)

Director – Sales & Operation

Birth Place: Gorkha

Mr. RK Gurung is being already succeeds introducing himself as a popular singer in this music world of Nepal since long years. And along with this journey, he made significant career move introducing in tourism industry in 2007. He is a sincere, creative and polite mankind gaining experience in related fields yearly making himself capable and qualified person. He is looking after operation and tour execution.  He is also responsible as team leader to manage and lead the group into succeed and satisfaction operation. His proficient arrangements were appreciated and rewarded by thousands of clients from different countries. His passions to explore the new destination and devotion in responsibility justify itself the ideal “Operation Executive” in this hospitality within short span of time.



Ek Narayan Bhattarai

Director –  Finance

Birth Place: Nawalparasi

Mr. Bhattarai as an Chief of Account to look after all accounting system of the company. He is being proficient and very well experienced in account and finance. He is efficient to keep update with all taxation and new policy. Planning and Implementation is effective. He has more than decades of experience and engages in this field working alongside in reputed 3 stars Hotel as well as many travel & trekking organizations. He is capable of organizing the financial affairs and maintaining for its strengthen.



Tika Rai, is our one of the best experience guide cum cook. He has started his career in this tourism industry as a porter from 1988 and now become capable himself handling trek or pilgrims groups efficiently as a trek guide & trek cook respectively. He has years of experience in cooking varieties of food of different countries and brings smile on guests face serving his best possible delicious home taste food to all clients even in such alpine high elevation.  He is working together with us since before our other previous companies and still continuing with us. We appreciate him as a sincere, hardworking, faithful and proficient and as thus rewarded him by numerous clients whoever he handled. As the thousands of pilgrims travelling to Kailash Manasarovar every year has always appreciated his cooking Indian dishes makes him popular as chief of Indian cook.


Ai Singh Gurung, is our another excellent guide cum cook team. The guy begin his job as porter and kitchen helper with his seniors learnt and succeed today to stand as one of best guide and cook in trekking region. On his 15 years of learning and experiencing for his related profession, he also able to learn good English, basic French and fluent Hindi languages. He is sincere, devoted and helpful nature as well as he is talented enough to handle the group of trekkers or pilgrims as guide or cook in both at his best possible. He is also one of our old friend since our relation maintain we travel together. It is his best mankind to support us always even he has opportunity to work in other renowned travel company.


Mohan Gurung, is in as tour escort of our company. He is responsible, hardworking, faithful and talented senior tour officer. He has experience of leading our many cultural and pilgrimage groups of Indian or foreigners to explore Nepal & Kailash Manasarovar. He look after all group requirements and handle very technically assuring safe and comfortable journey to the travellers. He is very good in English & Hindi speaking that helpful to communicate easy. The quality of leadership and learning makes him perfect to operate group without any problem.  



Sahu Dhan Rai, is one of our best cook of Indian and Western meals. He is simple, honest, helpful and hardworking person. Besides we know him as cook only, he is also great trekking guide who has conducts several foreign groups experiencing them in Nepal trekking region. He is involved in this field since 1995 struggling continue in this hospitality with his best dedication.



Namgel Sherpa, is from Sherpa community, of Sankhuwasabha – the eastern Nepal, that proves himself as the man of the Himalaya to make your journey safe and memorable. He has also trained and experience in climbing popular peaks like Mera Peak, Singuchuli, Tent Peak. He has also years of experience in cooking and serving delicious tasty food to all clients in such alpine high elevation.



Dendi Sherpa, is also our another outstanding trekking and climbing guide. He has also started his career from his early age at 19 years as a porter. His struggle, loyalty and honest behavior acknowledge him as one of proficient guide today. He is even recognized by NATHM (Nepal Academy of Tourism & Hotel Management) for his training on trekking guide and climbing guide. He also cooks very well. He has several years of experience in most of all trekking regions and summit many popular peaks appreciating best regards from all guests.

Mangal Tamang, engage in our company assisting as trek guide, porter and kitchen helpers as per service of nature. He is flexible guy with service oriented so he presents himself in any kind whether it is guide or porter. He involved in this hospitality since 2005 and is gaining knowledge to build up him in stable position. He is very polite, sincere, devoted, diligent and helpful to all. He fulfils his duties and responsibility effectively.

Hari Gurung, is the best and experience trekking guide and also sardar of staff team. He is the man with sense of humour. He keeps you laugh and interesting throughout your trip along with giving adequate information on locality, culture, monuments or sightseeing. He is being senior in his experience and by age, he lead as Sardar in big volume groups of Indian pilgrims in Kailash Tour assisting support to manage the service in order and smooth way to the clients.

Similarly, we can name our many other team who are excellent in their duties and services with always having years of experiences who make us proud having them as part of our team:

Arjun Kumar Magar: Trek Guide in Nepal & Assistant Leader in Pilgrimage Group

Kas Bahadur Gurung: Trekking Guide in Nepal & Assistant Leader in Pilgrimage Group

Bikram Gurung: Trek Guide & Support Team in Kailash Pilgrimage Group

Yakpu Sherpa: Trek & Climbing Guide in Nepal & Support Team in Kailash Group

Nawang Gyaljen Sherpa: Trek & Climbing Guide in Nepal & Support Team in Kailash Group

Shivraj Dhamnia (Sharma Dai): Senior best cook in Pilgrimage Group

Rajkumar Rai: Senior best cook in Kailash Pilgrimage Group

Paras Khadka: Senior best cook in Kailash Pilgrimage Group

Tenzing Sherpa: Trekking Guide in Nepal & Support Team in Kailash Group

Bhim Gurung: Support Team in Kailash Group

Pasang Gombu Sherpa: Trekking Guide in Nepal & Support Team in Kailash Group

Ganga Bahadur Thapa Magar: Trek Guide in Nepal & Support Team in Kailash Group

Nabaraj Adhikari: Assitant Trek Guide in Nepal & Support Team in Kailash Group

Pem Dorchi Sherpa: Trek Guide in Nepal & Support Team in Kailash Group

Dakipa Sherpa: Trek Guide in Nepal & Support Team in Kailash Group

Bhim KC: Trek Guide in Nepal