Dolpo: Expedition to the Crystal Mountain

A Himalayan Trek to Shey Gompa

Repertory Trip: No Future Dates Set

Bhuwan KC

Bhuwan KC, born to a farming family in the Dhaulagiri region of Nepal, holds an ISC in Biology from PN College in Pokhara and has also studied flora and fauna in London’s Kew Gardens and at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Edinburgh. In his youth, he began working as a porter on treks, then made his way up through the ranks to become a Trek Leader, now with more than 20 years of guiding experience. KC has guided over 100 trekking groups in practically every part of Nepal, from Everest and Kanchenjunga to the whole of the Annapurna region and out to such remote areas as Upper Dolpo, Rara Lake, and the Pipar Pheasant Sanctuary. Among his awards have been the Paul Morrison Wanderlust Guide award in 2006, which he received from the Royal Geographic Society in London (chosen from a list of 70 guides spanning the globe). Off-time, KC enjoys writing articles for the local media on environmental issues. He is an avid birder and enjoys international travel.

Upcoming Trips: TBA

Past Trips

Client Testimonials

KC was fantastic! Great guy.
— Robert G., Berkeley, CA
Dolpo: The Hidden Himalaya
KC was an incredible and very capable guide—and a great ambassador for Wilderness Travel.
— Richard S., Branford, CT
Dolpo: The Hidden Himalaya
KC kept us motivated and interested and is just a good person. He gave us wonderful insights into the Nepalese culture.
— Linda D., Santa Fe, NM
Annapurna Sanctuary
KC was outstanding!
— Linda V., Mukilteo, WA
Annapurna Sanctuary
KC is top notch, very personable and friendly. A very gracious host, attentive to each member of the group.
— Greg H., Mukilteo, WA
Annapurna Sanctuary
Could not have asked for a better guide.
— Tunde F., Bala Cynwyd, PA
Annapurna Sanctuary
Superb trip leader, in every respect.
— Jon K., Atlanta, GA
Annapurna Sanctuary