Oneals Backpackers Adventure is a local company run by experienced guides, mountain enthusiasts and field staff. We all have the common dream of sharing the mountains and culture of Nepal. Oneals Backpackers Adventure is proud to have government authorized guides and field staff ensuring your safety and satisfaction during your travel with us.

Sunil Chapagain – Operation Manager

Sunil Chapagain was born in East Nepal and is currently living in Kathmandu. He is enrolled in Tribhuvan University for his degree in business management. Sunil handles all our administration and financials. Oneals Backpackers Adventure is proud to have him in our team as he is the backbone for our company.

Tek Gurung – Trek Leader

Tek was born in the Ganesh Himal Region of Nepal. Tek has been working as a guide in the Himalayas for over 10 years. He specializes in Everest, Manaslu, Mustang and the Dolpo region of Nepal. Tek’s mountain experience and knowledge has played a vital role in our clients’ safety and satisfaction.

Katja Kugel – Yoga & Meditation Instructor 

 Katja was born in Germany. She came to Nepal in late 2015 for a trekking tour with us. She fell in love with the mountains and the culture of Nepal. She is a certified yoga teacher and meditation instructor. Because of her passion for the Himalayas and desire to share the benefits of Yoga & Meditation we are able to offer yoga treks and retreats. We are happy to have her in our team as she is also our contact person in Germany.

Anil Chapagain ‘Oneal’- Owner, Tour Guide & Trek Leader

Oneal is the founder and owner of Oneals Backpackers Adventure. Oneal has been venturing out to countless hidden valleys, barely traveled trails, mountain passes, villages and view points to offer you really unique and off the beaten track experiences in Nepal.  He has been working as a trekking and tour guide for the company since it was founded.

Jay Prakash Rai – Climbing Guide & Camping Trek Leader

 Jay was born in the Makalu Region of Nepal. Jay has been working as a camping trek leader and a climbing guide  for more than 15 years. He specializes Dolpo, Humla, Kanchenjunga and the Makalu region of Nepal. We are very fortunate to have him in our team. Because of  his experience and knowledge we are thrilled to offer you awesome Climbing & Expedition trips on different Himalayan Peaks of Nepal.


Sunil Gurung – Trekking Guide

 Sunil was born in the Kanchenjunga Region of Nepal. He worked with us as our field staff  for over 4 years helping us organize our camping treks in Nepal. He recently finished his training and is a government authorized trekking guide now. His love for the mountains, knowledge about Nepal and caring nature makes us proud to have him in our team.