The Team

The Team

Our smart team members who have ever worked with us in the past.

Birte Kahrs

birte kahrs Birte is an intern from a village close to the North sea in Germany. As international tourism management student, she will stay with us for next 5 months. Birte is currently applying her work abilities in sectors such as marketing and internal/external communication along with research projects on various travel trade show around the world.  

Tiphaine Texier

Tiphaine Texier Tiphaine is French but has been living in Norway before she came to Nepal. She’s volunteering here after having graduated from her Master in Management and Strategic Communication. She is a part of the socialtours team since august 2013 and will stay for 5 months !  

Rita Dura

Rita Dura Rita is also a Nepali trainee, born in Kathmandu. She has completed her Bachelors in Hospitality Management, and now studying Masters in Tourism Management. Rita started at socialtours in September 2013. She’ll stay with us until November. The part of her job she prefers? Preparing trips for our customers. A big task ! Outside of work, Rita is fond of having a cold beer on Friday night with live music.  

Robert-Jan Trip

Robert Trip Robert is a trainee from the Netherlands. He’ll stay with us for 5 months, and then will be back home to finish his Bachelor in Tourism Management. Within socialtours, Robert is in charge of the marketing part: he helps promoting the different trips, help at the sales office, answer some inquiries and most of all, he is so talkative that he advertises socialtours towards all Kathmandu. Many people come to the office and ask for him. He’s a bit the company’s mascot !  

Binita Pandey

Binita Pandey Binita comes from Handigaon, a district of Kathmandu. She went to Welham’s College, in Kathmandu and graduated in Finance and Accounts. She has been working for socialtours since 2009 and is in charge of trainees and especially the many volunteers coming to work in an orphanage or a school here in Nepal ! What Binita likes the most about working here ? The trust we have in each other, and the team work.  

Diken Giri

Diken Giri Diken comes from a tiny village of the Far West Nepal called Kolti. He studied Management and became a part of the socialtours team in 2011 he is now dealing with all the logistic part of your trips. He is the person who picks you up at the airport, who deals with hotels, with drivers, with guides… He likes everything he learns and experiences through his work.  

Phurbi Sherpa

Phurbi Sherpa Phurbi comes from Kathmandu. She studied to an intermediate level and starting at socialtours in july 2013. Phurbi is a sales representative at the sales office. She’s an expert when it comes to all our trips, to incredible and hidden places to visit in Nepal, etc. She can talk about rafting, how to cook momos, where to do a safari… with a big smile ! She loves traveling and meeting new people. t: +977 9801 1234 11
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Pranish Shrestha

Pranish Shrestha Pranish comes from Kathmandu, more precisely the area of Maru Tole, an area where we usually go on our Kumari Trail. He has been studying accounting and started at socialtours en september 2011 as an expert in handling complicated finances stuff and money. Pranish assists our day to day financial records in order to run the company smoothly. He likes counting the money, but also the working atmosphere here !  

Rohan Adhikari

rohan Rohan loves about dress code in socialtours, he says you are free to wear any cloths even a half pants and slippers to the office. Rohan is a student of development studies and roots from a town of Eastern Nepal - Jhapa. 

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Anura Rai

Anura Rai Anura is from Kathmandu and has a Bachelor in Business studies. She arrived at socialtours in april 2013 and is counceling people about all the possibilities Nepal offers. Her favourite part of the job ? Designing people’s dream trip and making them having an unique and memorable time in her country  

Malika Shrestha

Malika Shrestha Malika is a Nepali trainee coming from Jhamsikhel in Lalitpur. She has completed her Bachelors in Hospitality Management, Swiss School, and now studying Masters in Tourism Management. She started at socialtours in august 2013 and will stay until november. What she likes the most here ? The ambiance around here and the colleagues, more friendly than the expected ! And that helps her to do a good job !  

Pratiksha Basnet

Pratiksha Basnet Pratiksha is from Kathmandu and has been studying Management on a Bachelor level.She is a part of socialtours since august 2013 and is dealing with all your inquiries and questions about your trips or about Nepal. She is also looking after the Go Local Series.  

Ujani Khadka

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Rajan Khadka

 

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Bhushan Shrestha

bhushan-shrestha Bhusan is a high school graduate from north east of Kathmandu- Sindhupalchowk. Currently he is doing graduation in Business. He is very kind and soft spoken person who like to meet new people and have great interest in music. t: +977 9843 7413  71 
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Renae Janice Allan

Renae Janice Allan Renae, a graduate from Oregon University with BS degree in Community health comes from Benicia, California. During her school days, she participated in many volunteering projects working in gardens, hospitals, women resouce centres and educating children on the importance of healthy living.  

Sahara Giri

Sahara Giri Sahara is interning with us since the start of November 2014 and concurently studing Hotel & Tourism management in one of the reputed college in Kathmandu. She loves to travel and keep busy doing something all the time.  

Shivani Chhetri

 

Shivani is our friendly team member and looks after international correspondence and trip planning. She will most probably be the first person who you would have contacted in our organisation. She writes well, as you will see, and is also in charge of most of the reports we have on team activities. She also deeply interested in adventure which makes her one of the best persons to plan your soft adventure holidays.

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Dibya Shrestha

 

Dibya is the one who is responsible for the local marketing. She assists in generating ideas and does all the researches in order to develop an appropriate  local product and even markets it after the product is developed. She organizes cooking classes in socialtours and makes sure that  the classes are held on time.

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Nima Lama

nimaNima joined socialtours.com right at the very start, and worked as the Manager looking after Operations and Sales in general till March/April 2010. Nima is a trained mountain leader and gifted in leading. His contributions to socialtours.com as an Operation Manager is highly praised and appreciated. Currently, he is just a partner at socialtreks.com.

Prerna Gurung

prernaDynamic and creative, Prerna is a true proponent of responsible tourism and believes deeply in the spread of the concept through increasing demand for this type of tourism. She is our International Co-ordinator and lives in Paris. Withholding on the values of socialtours.com, she loves creating market opportunities and responsible sales growth. She has come from a sales, correpondence and booking background, and also has experience in our ground breaking internal responsible tourism audit. She is well placed to answer any queries you might have about our operations.

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Paljyor Lama

paljorNew as a staff but not new in the team, Paljyor is one of our top group leaders who joined the team as staff member. His knowledge of ground realities is paramount to your trips exceeding expectations. He supports the operations management of each trip and also trains guides on responsibible practices. He occasionally also leads trips.

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Sudeep Khakhurel

sudeepSudeep is our background man in accounts. We rely on his good book-keeping skills to keep the company financially healthy. For his young age, he has a lot of experience in his field. Communicate with him for payments and accounts related issues

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skype id: sudeep.socialtours

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