About Earthbound Expedition

Earthbound Expedition Team

Earthbound Expeditions is a fully licensed and registered company in Nepal and recognized by the tourism authority of the government of Nepal to run tours, travel, trekking, mountaineering expeditions and other travel-related activities.

In 1999, Mr. Rajan Simkhada ( trek guide and one of the founder of the company) set out to build on his love of nature and exploring to establish his company Earthbound Expeditions. The company has received many accolades for its outstanding contribution to the Nepal tourism industry and in the year 2012-2013 was credited by TAAN as one of the most popular trekking companies in Nepal.

They became no.2 trekking company by bringing the highest number of trekker that year.  With a reputable image and driven work ethic, the company is proud to have set a high benchmark for tourism companies in Nepal.

To date the company has provided its services to more than 10,000 customers from around the world, helping them to achieve life-changing experiences. What sets apart Earthbound Expeditions is their commitment to follow through on their promises; they walk the talk. In fact, the company’s cautious and responsible way of doing business has led to a high safety record with a noteworthy 98 % percent satisfaction rate. Additionally, the company’s responsive team offer excellent communication; wherever you are our team is just an email away. Rajan believes in leading the business with rigor and passion and wants all of his customers to experience a positive change, one based on warm interactions and authenticity of services.

Authenticity at the Core

The reason for the success of Earthbound Expeditions can be boiled down to one prime objective – the drive to provide customers with an authentic travel experience. Huge efforts are exerted by the team to craft tourist packages that speak to each individual. To mention just a few, the company offers blended tours that combine expeditions, yoga, and meditation.

Furthermore, in an effort to maintain this authenticity Earthbound Expedition chooses like-minded team members to deliver their service. As the company grows on to effectively provide their services to over 11 countries such as India, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and counting, the team has been cautious to stay true to their core objective of providing an authentic travel service by authentic locals.

Our values 

However, along with authenticity the company also emphasizes four (4) core values that help us deliver our goals: :

1.    Value for Money:

Earthbound Expedition does not use its stellar record to milk out more money from their clients. Instead, thought and careful articulation is used to price every package in a sustainable manner. We want to be accessible and provide a service that worth every penny and more.

2.    Safety:

We do not play when it comes to safety, we understand that each customer has different needs, hence we make sure to communicate with you regularly. Additionally, our certified and trained staff are always at your disposal to ensure comfort and safety are delivered on your end. We have the highest safety record in the Himalaya and beyond.

3.    Making a Change:

We are here to make a difference in your trip, to personalize your experience and be there to guide you every step of the way. Earthbound Expeditions takes note of each customers suggestions and needs, which is why we are ready to introduce new and exciting packages that fit you best. Our efforts are geared towards being a leading tourism company, specializing in group and custom journeys to bring a wide range of authentic travel experiences to you.

4.    Trustworthiness:

We at Earthbound Expeditions value your trust and are constantly available to hear your thoughts and views before, during and after your trip. We’ll be with you, even when wi-fi isn’t. Our end goal is to help you create a life-changing experience.

You Grow When You Give

Strong believers of the above statement, we use our assets and knowledge to help our communities, which have in return given us fascinating culture and warm hospitality.

Firstly, our hiring policy focuses on providing employment opportunities to the local community, giving adequate training so that they can transfer this knowledge to their own networks. This has helped many people associated with our organization to improve their lives, to feel empowered and capable to educate the people around them as well.

We believe sowing the seeds of knowledge can be transferred for generations. This is a sentiment that has been carried on to other social projects we have conducted, from providing locals with health camps and awareness programs, to free medical treatment and education.

A young tourism entrepreneur, Rajan today is the president of the company.
As an ambitious man, Rajan started his professional career working in a hotel as front desk assistant. But his interest, vision and ambition led him to take trekking guide training and work as a trekking guide. He led many trips to different parts of Himalayas and after three years of working as a guide he started his own trekking company, Earthbound Expeditions. As a hard working man, he dedicated his time to bring his company to a high level service provider and eventually became successful in doing so. But this success didn’t come to him in a flash of magic wand. He went through a lot of hardships in the initial days. There were lots of challenges to overcome, obstacles to be crossed but with his strong will power he managed to go over all those difficulties and now in todays date his company, Earthbound Expeditions, has a very highly reputable name in the tourism industry. His company serves around 2500 people a year to travel to Nepal, India, Bhutan  Tibet and other south-east Asian countries in the most outstanding way possible. His dream, vision and hardworking nature established him in the market as a successful travel entrepreneur.

Our Team of Experts

who will make your journey hassle free

Rajan Simkhada

Mr. Rajan Simkhada


Nischal Kunwar

Mr. Nischal Kunwar

Managing Director

Mr. Kedar Gajurel

Mr. Kedar Gajurel


badri gajurel

Mr. Badri Prasad Gajurel

Director - Europe

Mr. Bharat Gajurel

Mr. Bharat Gajurel

Pokhara Representative

Mr. Gopal Tamang

Mr. Gopal Tamang

Senior Trekking Guide

Mr. Bishal Rai

Mr. Bishal Rai

Trekking Guide

Mr. Kumar Puri

Mr. Kumar Puri

City Tour Guide

Why Travel With Us?


Safety First

At Earthbound Expedition, your safety is our foremost priority, which is why over the course of 18 years since its establishment, we have been able to maintain an idealistic safety record of 99%.


Hospitality that wins hearts

Our passion to create a unique experience extends to crafting unique packages just for you, as we vow to take care of you and provide you with experience equivalent of visiting a second home.

Creating Empowered Locals

Creating Empowered Locals

We believe in responsibility towards the society, as a firm believer of the statement “you can’t grow without giving”, our efforts when conducting business has always been centered around helping the communities.

small group

Committed To Authenticity, Small Group

Authenticity runs deeps in our company, a very important reason why we like to limit our touring groups to smaller sizes. Many of our trip will go even we have just 1, 2 or 4 people in the team at very reasonable price

Value for money and time

Value for money and time

Planning a holiday can be stressful, especially in regards to time and money. Hence, we have made sure to craft out sustainable packages that are well worth the money for our customers.

Well Trained and Experienced Leaders

Well Trained & Experienced Leaders

Our team members comprise of long-term, experienced individuals who are often born and lived in the nooks and crannies of the exotic landscapes of Nepal or countries we run trips


Personalized Itineraries

All of our listed package itineraries are tried and tested for suitability. 60% of our clients are repeat visitors, the reason for which has been, our staff and also our well-crafted itineraries that cover all the major activities, places and some more.


Unparalleled Services Excelled by Experience

The company has excelled in providing services to its clients from around the world with 40 years of combined experience of leading amazing trips. Our great trips may even change your perspective on life making the trips a “life-changing journeys”.

24 hour service

24 Hrs x 7 Days Service

Our Customer Service is here to serve you 24 hrs/7 days all around the year and is committed to provide you with excellent and prompt response to all your queries. Call our assistance team at +977 9851017772 which is available 24 hrs/7days.

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