Meet our Team

Our team, at Middle Path Movement and Nepal Trekking Routes

We invite you to be a part of our loving family!

We are an experienced team of licensed Mountain Guides, Porters and Certified, Mountain Climbing Yoga Teachers!

57446439_2284956354898791_1348021343215419392_nMeet Shailesh and Ranju Pokharel the founders of Nepal Trekking Routes and Expeditions! Shailesh was once a Himalayan trekking guide himself, having taken groups all over Nepal India and Tibet, for 10 years. After meeting his beautiful wife Ranju, the two of them decided to focus his experience on createing and organising treks for others. They have been running their family business from home ever since. Be sure to be impressed by their professionalism and devotion to ensuring that you have a smooth ride from arrival to departure.


Meet Jessica, founder of Middle Path Movement and co-organiser of all Middle Path Movement and Nepal Trekking routes collaborations!

Be prepared to broaden your perspectives on the definition of yoga and experience The Walking Meditation of Your Life.

DSCF1076Meet Sveinbjörn (Svenni), your Yoga Guide, 39 years old, born and raised in Akranes, a small fishing village north of Reykjavík Iceland where he currently lives.Svenni is a father of 3 amazing beings: Benedikt Bergmann(21), Hildur Arney(17) and Jóhanna Karen(15).Svenni is a multitalented artist as well, and uses the different forms of arts in his approach to the practice of yoga.  Svenni is grateful for this journey already and is really excited to combine yoga & art with a great group of courageous people whilst tapping into the raw power of mother nature in the Himalayas. Read more about Sveinni here


Meet Mr Nawin, your trekking guide. Born into a family of trekkers and through tough work dedication and passion for his mountain career, Mr Narwin has worked his way up from being porter to leading guiding treks all year round. Mr Narwin is fun, loving and holds an impressive amount of knowledge about the landscapes you will be climbing. Mr Narwin has already taken 26 groups to Everest Base Camp and several around The Annapurna Circuit. Young and full of fun!Having guided

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Meet Mr Raj! 64 years and full of fire! Don’t let his age fool you. Mr Raj has been working as a porter in these mountains all his life and despite the load he carries on his back, always seems to makes it to the destination first! He never fails to surprise the team. Mr Raj is full of love and compassion and always seeks to make sure his team are fully taken care of. A true gentleman.


Meet Rajib!Rajib is Mr Narwin and Shaieshs cousin. He has been working as a porter with the family for several years and has recently certified to become a Trekking Guide too! Rajib loves to dance! Prepare yourself for some mountain grooves!

For more information about our team click here