About Us

We are a registered adventure tour company operating since 1998 from Kathmandu, Nepal. We run tours and treks in the Himalayan regions of Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, and India with a highly rated reputation forquality, friendly professionalism and safety with a high client return rate (please check our reviews on tripadvisor.com).


From the peaks of Everest to the plains of the Terai, we have designed some of the most original treks and extreme adventures offered in the region. For example,our ‘Lhasa to Kathmandu Mountain Bike Tourhas the distinction of being the highest altitude mountain bike expedition with the longest and deepest decline in the world.We run mountaineering expeditions to the peaks of Makalu, Dhaulagiri, Everest, Lhotse, Tukuche, and more. Our trekking tours include the Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, Mustang, Manaslu, Dolpa, Kanchenjunga, and Dhaulagiri circuits.


Makalu Adventures offers cultural tours of world heritage sites throughout the Kathmandu Valley and surrounding regions. Our guests can choose between 5 star or cheaper optionswhilst enjoying relaxing sojourns or expeditions and adventure sports. We have a fleet of luxury vans to transport our clients to destinations throughout Kathmandu Valley and further afield. We are partners in a peaceful 3-star eco resort hotel in the heart of Thamel, Kathmandu and a yoga training and retreat center in a peaceful rural location nearby. Evidently, we can accommodate for a variety of requirements, desires, and dreams.


We create tour itineraries for any age or ability. Our team has a great range of experience in Himalayan adventure trips and outdoor sports. Our Sherpa guides are from the original mountaineering Sherpa families who were the first in the world to climb two mountains over 8000 metres. We have a deep love and knowledge of nature, local culture, people, and religion and facilitate smooth, safe, and meaningful interaction at all levels whilst you appreciate the beautiful HimalayasOur team is committed to responsible travel that benefits local communities and maintains the environment whilst respecting local traditions, religions and heritage.


Mohan Lamsal,the owner and director of Makalu Adventure,always adds his personal touch and care to the details to ensure that nothing is overlooked and all your needs are met. He has been in the trekking and tour business for 28 years and has acquired a vastrange of knowledge and experience. He has served as General Secretary of TANN ‘Trekking Agency Association of Nepaland is a member of NTA ‘Nepal Tourism Boardand NATA ‘Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agencies.


We havesuccessfully collaborated with some of the worlds top tour operators based in Europe, U.S.A. and Africa. In fact,we are dedicated to offering the highest quality, safest and best value trekking and tour trips that are possible. We want our clients to experience the thrill and pleasure of travel and adventure and leave with a deep sense of satisfaction and great memories. Makalu Adventure, the peak of experience and knowledge in Himalayan touring!




The Makalu Adventure Team

Makalu Adventure Group has these companies:

1.    Makalu Adventure Pvt. Ltd.
2.    Makalu Adventure Travels and Tours Pvt. Ltd. 
3.    Adventure Nepal Makalu Trekking Pvt. Ltd.
4.    Everest Paragliding Pvt. Ltd.
5.    Nepal Yoga Retreat Pvt. Ltd.
6.    Thamel Eco Resort; Co - Partner
7.    Thamel Momo Hut; Co – Partner



Mohan Lamsal – Owner and Managing Director

mohan lamsal (MD)Email - mohanlamsal@gmail.com or makaluadventure@mail.com.np

He established Makalu Adventure in 1998. Working according to his vision the Makalu Adventure team has established our good reputation across the world in the fields of luxury hospitality, tours, trekking, and mountaineering. Mohan himself takes personal care of our international relations.




Mohan Lamsal is General Secretary of Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN), elected by representatives of more than 800 trekking company in Nepal for 2011 to 2013.

He was the Treasurer of Trekking Agents Association of Nepal (TAAN), elected by representatives of more than 550 trekking agencies in Nepal.

He is also President of Porters Progress Nepal for ( 2009 to 2011)

Working in this field for more than 28 years, he knows the best how to get there.

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Born: 1966
Education: Masters in CommerceSocial Club Affiliations -

- Chartered President Lions club of Kathmandu Friendship 1998

- Joint Cabinet Secretary Lions Clubs International, District 325 - A, Nepal 2006

District Advisor 2009/ 2010
Lions Clubs International, District 325 - A, Nepal

- Executive Member(2003 to 2005)
Trekking Agents Association of Nepal (TAAN)

Treasure elected for ( 2005 to 2007) Trekking Agents Association of Nepal (TAAN)

Cannoning association of Nepal (CAN)> Executive Member(2006 to 2009 and 2010 to 2011)

Porters Progress Nepal
President elected for ( 2009 to 2011)

Trekking Agencies association of Nepal (TAAN)General Secretary of TAAN elected for ( 2011 to 2013)




Roy Francis MM FRGS - Expeditions Director - UK

roy francisEmail - pilgrim.expeds@aol.com
Roy is our Expeditions Director. He is the owner of adventure travel company Pilgrim Expeditions in the United Kingdom. Together with Roy we have done several strenuous and demanding trekking and expeditions. He has been member of successful British expedition to Mount Everest.

Roy has trekked in the Nepal Himalaya to raise the fund of £30,000.00 for Cancer Research UK in 2002.

He has mountaineering experience of more than 30 years.


He was former in British Special Security forces.

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Born: 1945



Shila Lamsal - Executive Director


Shila Lamsal is Executive Director of Makalu Adventure group, which incorporates three tourism service organizations in Nepal, with more than 26 employees.

She joined Makalu Adventure in April 1998, and in 2006 was promoted to Executive Director. She is responsible for entire core operations, with primary responsibility of new destination research and program development. She also represents Makalu Adventure in international Tourism Shows and Exhibitions.

She holds the GDS training for Travel & Tourism, credential from International Air Transport Association (IATA). Less than 5 percent of all association professionals in the country have achieved this mark of excellence.

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Laxman Lamsal - MD, Travel Section

laxmanEmail - makaluadventure@mail.com.np
Laxman is MD of our Travel section. His responsibilities include making reservations on internal flights and issuing tickets per our client's requirements.


His section is always ready when we have to check last moment availability on flights, or change the dates depending on condition as it comes.

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Born : 1977 Aug
Education : Bachelor in Business Administration


Tengi Jambu Sherpa (Tenzing) - Senior Guide (Trekking Sirdar)

tengi jambu sherpaTenzing is one of our most experienced, and knowledgeable guides. He holds the record of handling almost all the groups he has leaded to be successful. When there is Tenzing with our groups, we are always assured.

Our British Expeditions Director Roy Francis rates him as 'second to none'.

Whether it is while on crossing Sherpani Col in ever tougher conditions (across 6000m) or at hidden valleys of Dhaulagiri (temperature reaching below - 26°C), he has done his best always.


He is from Solukhumbu, famed for the land of Sherpa people and Mount Everest. Tenzing is with us from when Makalu Adventure was established. makaluadventure@mail.com.np

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Born: 1965
Experience since: 1981




Jangbu Lama - Trekking in Nepal Senior Guide (Nepal Trekking)

jangbu lamaJangbu has spent a whole of his career as trekking guide. There is arguably no trekking route in Nepal Jangbu has not been. Now he is 52, but his experience and enthusiasm are the keys our returning groups always ask him to be their guide.

Jangbu has been associated with us since our company established. He has been a role model to our younger guides and support crew.


He is also from Solukhumbu, famed for the land of Sherpa people and Mount Everest.


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Born : 1953 Aug
Experience since : 1972




Lhakpa Gelbu Sherpa - Senior Climbing Sherpa

lhakpa gelbu sherpaLhakpa has climbed the world's highest mountain, Everest three times successfully, and K2, the 2nd highest as well.

His has recorded successful climb on Kanchenjungha, Makalu, Dhaulagiri, Cho Oyu, Shisapangma, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Kanguru, Thamserku, and all trekking peaks in Nepal including famous Island Peak, and Mera peak.


He assists our expedition groups as well as peak climbers. In 2005 Lhakpa will be climbing more than 14 peaks, including 2 mountains above 8,000 metres.

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Born : 1953 Aug
Experience since : 1972



Angkami Sherpa - Senior Cook

angkami sherpaAng Kami has spent whole of his career as a trekking cook. Now into 22 years!
Five star chefs will struggle to cook the same menu that he makes in treks while you are camping.


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Experience since : 1986



Lhakpa Sherpa - Guide

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Pasang Furi Sherpa


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Pasang Sherpa - Cook


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Phurba Sherpa - Climbing Guide

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Phuri Sherpa - Climbing Guide

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Kalden Sherpa - Mountain Bike Guide

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