Nir Kumar Rai (Niru)
Managing Director / Founder
Mr. Nir Kumar Rai started working in this tourism field from very early age. He started to work as a porter in treks when he was a young boy and something just kept him attached to this field. With hard work and dedication, he went on to work as kitchen crew, then trekking cook and with the many experience became guide for many years. Finally in 2003 he established this agency, under his experience and hard work the company has established as one of the top agencies in the country.
Mr. Nir Kumar Rai has opened a door of opportunity for the villagers of Basa and many other places of the country by providing jobs in his agency. With establishment of Adventure Geo Treks hundreds of people who were jobless got employment and can earn their living working in their country and home area without going through much hardship.
He is also active in social works and is also chairman of BASA FOUNDATION, a social organization who is helping the people of the rural areas by different social projects. He started a first school in Basa village which provides free education to the children there. As a child he didn't have the opportunity to go school properly because there was no school in his village and had to walk far away. The teachers are paid by AGT and by the donations clients of AGT.
Through Basa Foundation, Nepal Mr. Nir Kumar Rai and the Basa Foundation, USA have completed several life changing projects in Basa village; Like the smokeless stoves (to avoid smoke related health problems), electricity (as there was no source of light except for the harmful expensive kerosene lamp before that), water project (for proper safe drinking water supply to the village). And through Mr. Nir Kumar Rai and his contact with a French organization SOL HIMAL nowadays more than 100 families and poor children are getting continue support for the education. He believes in doing good brings you well and is always ready to support and help where necessary and where he can.
Germany Branch Manager – Klaus Teuchert
Klaus Teuchert is our representative in Germany. Since young age Klaus used to do trekking in the mountains of the world. In 2001 he went for the first time in Nepal for Everest trek and Tibet tour.
In 2003 he came back for Kanchenjunga Trek and this time he learned and appreciates the work of Adventure Geo Treks Nepal. At that time the company was just newly established but with the experience and hard work of Niru Rai and his team the organization was perfect. The service and the overwhelming friendliness of the staff were excellent for Klaus. So he now started to visit Nepal every year for different treks and expedition with Adventure Geo Treks, at that time Niru used to guide in Teuchi’s treks and they together went for many trekkings and became very good friends.
In 2008 they both discuss to open a branch office in Germany and since April 2009 Klaus is the professional full-time manager of Adventure Geo Treks Deutschland. Klaus Teuchert has been providing valuable information and assistance to many travels from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and other countries for tips in Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan and India. Today Niru’s and Teuchi’s families are very close friends and meet regularly in Germany and in Kathmandu and in the Adventure Geo Treks home village of Basa. www.geotreks.de
North American Consultant - Jeff Rasley
Jeff advises our North American clients to help them plan a tour, trek, or mountaineering expedition to the Himalayan region. Jeff has led or participated in 13 Himalayan expeditions, is the author of several books about Nepal, and is the founder and president of the Basa Village Foundation USA Inc. He uses his considerable experience to help clients plan an individual trip or to organize a group trek/tour. Jeff may be contacted directly through his website http://www.jeffreyrasley.com or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
South American Representative - Paulo Araujo
Since 2002 works organizing international Expeditions and Seminar in the area of Natural Medicine in more than 15 countries.
In 2005 creates the project Travel to Grow - Viajar para Crescer - organizing Cultural Travels to Tibet, Nepal, India, Siberia, Caucasus Mountains, Egypt, Jordan, Israel and Patagonia, where he is still working until today.
In 2006 meets Mr. Nir Kumar Rai (Niru) and together with a good friendship, begins to work in association with Adventure Geo Trek, where he becomes a Representative in South America, guiding, taking care of organization and giving support for travelers in their way to Himalaya.
With fluency in Portuguese, in English and Spanish, he’s interest and studies goes to the area of Global Conciseness – Sustainability and Physical Education with Yoga and Dance. www.viajarparacrescer.com
Man Bir Rai
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