Jayayram has been guiding trekkers through the mountainous trails of the Nepal Himalaya for more than fifteen years. Having grown up in the hills of Gorkha, he has a deep understanding of the mountains and lifestyle of the people living there. He has guided several groups to Everest Base Camp and other destinations in the Everest and Annapurna regions. He is a trained and licensed guide. He has received Trekking Guide training from Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management (NATHM). He has also completed a course in eco-tourism and wilderness first-aid from KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Educational Project). Knowledgeable, patient, caring and considerate he is particularly adept at guiding elderly groups and families with kids.