Kiran Bhandari

Buddhi Bahadur Bhandari (KIRAN) entered the tourism industry in Nepal in 1999 as a trekking porter. After 3 years of experience, he was promoted to cook. 1 years later, he got the opportunity to become an assistant guide. 2 years later got new opportunity and he accepted the offer then began working as a trekking guide in 2004 with new responsibilities. He is from the Sindhupalchok district of the Bagmati province of Nepal. He has been leading trekking groups in Nepal to the Annapurna, Langtang, Everest, Dolpo, Mustang, Manaslu, Rolwaling, and Kanchenjunga but his favorite areas is Dolpo. He has trekking experience in Ladakh, India and Mount Kailash in Tibet. He works as a trekking guide in Nepal. He has obtained a trekking guide license from the Ministry of Tourism of the Government of Nepal and the trekking guide’s license number is 4577.

Manaslu hero Mr. Kiran Bhandari is currently trekking in Tsum Valley and Manaslu circuit. The given photos were taken on 12 October 2023.