Our Team

Borderlands Family
The Borderlands team has a big pool of highly professional instructors and comprises of qualified, experienced, seasoned, mature and responsible staffs who are experts in their own fields. High adventure is our lifeblood so our people are highly motivated individuals who know the value of close personal attention and teamwork. Many combined years of corporate training experience in Nepal, the U.K., Canada, the U.S. and India have helped us bring to you a wide range of new and established training techniques that can broaden your horizon and introduce a wealth of new ideas and approaches to your training program. Our Instructors are skilled, dedicated and caring outdoor educators with a broad range of personal and professional experience and they know the value of close personal attention and teamwork
Borderlands Training and Development Team

Megh Ale
Megh, founding Director of Borderlands Resort, Ultimate Descents Nepal, Nature-treks.com and the Borderlands Group, has spent several years working and exploring the rivers/jungles of Nepal. Megh is always ready to share his deep understanding of Nepal and its myriad cultures, plants and animals. Through Borderlands Professional Development Programs and School Programs, he imparts essential knowledge that he gained through his 25 years of outdoor experience and uses it as a tool of teaching. An Ashoka Fellow, he is also the Founder President of Nepal River Conservation Trust, which aims to keep some of the Himalayan Rivers free flowing for future generations, and believes in experiential learning.

Anil Chitrakar
Anil, the corporate director of the Borderlands, is a great facilitator and brings decades of experience in implementing small and large projects in Nepal and globally, both in the private and the public sectors. An Ashoka Fellow, he believes that outdoors and hands on learning is the best way to bring out the best in individuals and teams and practices this in all he does.

Sanjiv Thakuri
Sanjiv, the Operation Director of the Borderlands is a Himalayan travel professional who began his career by working as a Naturalist in the National parks of Nepal. He later joined some of the leading adventure companies and worked for more than 15 years as an outdoor trip leader in India, Nepal, Tibet, the Swiss and the Italian Alps. Apart from holding a degree in First Aid and evacuation, he is also skilled in ecotourism, outdoor education and ways in which they can benefit individuals and society.

Rupendra Maharjan
Rupendra, the Manager at the Borderlands, has been with the company since 2011. He is a Facilitator, a First Aider and has successfully facilitated and coordinated many corporate events, seminars, professional development programs, organizational development programs, team building events, leadership development programs and school programs. He has almost 13 years experience delivering training programs. He is also a founder of the Imagine Nepal, President of Lions club of Kathmandu Regency and Executive/ Life member of Nepal Red Cross Society Kirtipur.

Vimal Thapa
Vimal, Director of Nature-treks.com, with extensive experience in leading mountain and nature treks/tours in the Nepal Himalayas, has also worked in Chitwan National Park as a naturalist. He is a keen birdwatcher and ornithologist and has dedicated his life to raise awareness and education for the conservation of nature, natural environ and heritage of Nepal. Through Nature-treks.com, he is actively involved in presenting a variety of nature and culture based adventure travel, making it a more meaningful and educational experience in Nepal.