Dol Prasad Amgai is our Trekking Leader with 17 years of experience in trekking. In almost two-decades-long career, he has trekked hundreds of times in the popular trekking routes of Nepal. His major achievement includes trekking in the famous Everest region over 100 times and the Annapurna region more than 100 times. He has also trekked to Langtang more than 50 times and Manaslu region for more than 20 times. Trekking to the isolated trekking region of Nepal, Upper Mustang more than 30 times is a feat in itself. Additionally, our trekking leader has trekked to the Mount Kailash of Tibet over 25 times.
Dol hails from Gorkha and spent his childhood in the hills around Manaslu region of Nepal. His love for mountains brought him to the tourism industry. He first worked as a porter in 2002. Gradually, he upgraded himself to a porter guide and worked as an assistant guide until 2005. Dol is working as a trekking guide since 2005 and his achievement speaks volumes about his passion for trekking. He has trekked to almost all possible trekking regions of Nepal including Everest, Annapurna, Manaslu, Langtang, Upper Mustang and others. Beyond Nepal, he leads trekkers to Mount Kailash of Tibet.
Our trekking leader, Dol takes the safety of our clients very seriously. Knowledge of first aid is significant for a trekking leader. He is trained personnel in ‘Advance Wilderness First Aid Training’ from Kathmandu Environmental Educational Project (KEEP) in association with Nepal Tourism Board. In 2019, he participated in a first aid training workshop organized by a leading private hospital. The workshop focused on giving first aid in critical situations followed by Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), management of unconscious causalities, bleeding intervention, and others.
He is a certified trekking guide from the Government of Nepal. Our trekking leader attended ‘Eco Trekking Workshop & Adventure Meet’ by Trekking Agents Association of Nepal (TAAN). Further, he received Tourism Leadership Development Training from Kathmandu Environmental Educational Project (KEEP). Being trained in ‘Basic Rock & Ice Climbing & Mountaineering’ from Nepal Mountaineering Association gives him an upper hand in rugged terrains.
Although he has completed his Bachelors in Business Studies his love for trekking didn’t let him pursue anything else. Friendly Dol along with a pleasant personality is quite famous among trekkers. He has a good command over Nepali, Hindi and English languages. Also, he has traveled to India and Hongkong.