Rapidrunner Expeditions – The Best Rafting in Nepal, based in Pokhara

Our Team

Purna Gurung

Senior River Guide (Team Captain)

Spoken languages: Nepali, Hindi, English, Japanese

Guiding Experience: 21 years on Nepali, India, Japan

Qualifications: Swift Water Rescue Technician, Wilderness First Aid, NATHM Licensed River Guide, Rescue 3 WRT, Wilderness First Aid, Japanese Association License, International Rafting Federation License Class V – IV

 

 

Suraj Gurung 

Trip Leader, Senior Raft Guide & Kayak Instructor

Spoken languages: Nepali, English, Hindi, Japanese

Guiding Experience: 16 years Raft guiding experience in Nepal,India and Japan.

Qualifications: Swift Water Rescue Technician, Wilderness First Aid, NATHM Licensed River Guide

 

 

 

Bijay Gurung

Trip Leader, Senior Raft Guide & Kayaker

Spoken languages: Nepali, Hindi, English

Guiding Experience: 14 years in Nepal 7 Japan

Qualifications: Swift Water Rescue Technician, Wilderness First Aid, NATHM Licensed River Guide

 

 

 

 

Dipesh Gurung

Trip Leader, Senior Kayak Instructor, Paddle & Oar Raft Guide, Safety Kayaker

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Spoken Languages: Nepali, Hindi, English

Guiding Experience: 13 Years in Nepal & Norway

Qualifications: Swift water resuce, Wilderness First Aid, NATHM Licensed River Guide, International Rafting Federation Class IV/V Trip Leader

 

 

 

Suresh Gurung

Trip Leader, Senior Guide Paddle & Oar Raft, Safety Kayaker & Instructor

Spoken languages: Hindi, Nepali, English, Japanese

Guiding Experience: 12 Years in Nepal, India and Japan

Qualifications: Swift Water Rescue Technician, Wilderness First Aid, NATHM Licensed River Guide

 

 

 

Sajan Gurung

Trip Leader, Raft Guide & Kayaker

Spoken languages: Nepali, Hindi, English

Guiding Experience: 9 years experience on Nepali Rivers.

Qualifications: Swift Water Rescue Technician, Wilderness First Aid, NATHM Licensed River Guide

 

 

 

Hari Ale

Trip Leader, Senior Kayak Instructor, Safety Kayaker Paddle and Oar raft

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Spoken Languages: Nepali, Hindi, English

Guiding Experience: 6 Year in Nepal, India, and Switzerland Specialist: Exploratory Expedition Kayaker

Qualification: Swift Water Rescue, First Aid, Swiss Guide License, NATHM Licensed River Guide, International Rafting Federation class IV Trip Leader

 

 

Kisan Gurung

Trip Leader, Raft Guide & Kayaker Instructor

Spoken languages: Nepali, English

Guiding Experience: 5 Years on Nepali Rivers

Qualifications: Swift Water Rescue Technician, Wilderness First Aid, NATHM Licensed River Guide

 

 

 

Krishna Gurung

Senior Guide, Paddle & Oar Raft

Spoken languages: Nepali, Hindi, English, Japanese

Guiding Experience: 20 years experience in Nepal, India & Japan

Qualifications: Swift Water Rescue Technician, Wilderness First Aid, NATHM Licensed River Guide

 

 

 

Narad Gurung

Amazing Chef, Paddle Guide & Oar Master

Spoken languages: Nepali, English (Part)

Guiding Experience: 20 Years on Nepali Rivers

Qualifications: Swift Water Rescue Technician, Wilderness First Aid, NATHM Licensed River Guide

 

 

 

Surya Gurung

Senior Raft Guide

Spoken languages: Nepali, English, Japanese

Guiding Experience: 17 Years on Nepali Rivers

Qualifications: Swift Water Rescue Technician, Wilderness First Aid, NATHM Licensed River Guide

 

 

 

Om Gurung (Nickname; Kisan)

Paddle Guide & Oar Raft Master

Spoken languages: Nepali, Indian, English, Japanese

Guiding Experience: 15 Years on Indian & Nepali Rivers

Qualifications: Swift Water Rescue Technician, Wilderness First Aid, NATHM Licensed River Guide

 

Surjan Tamang

Photographer, Expedition Kayaker, Safety Kayaker

Spoken languages: Nepali, Hindi, English

Guiding Experience: 6 Years on Nepali Rivers

Qualifications: Swift Water Rescue Technician, Wilderness First Aid, NATHM Licensed River Guide

 

 

 

Jeevan Gurung

Senior Raft Guide, Safety Kayaker & Oar Guide

Spoken languages: Nepali, Hindi, English

Guiding Experience: 6 Years on Nepali Rivers

Qualifications: Swift Water Rescue Technician, Wilderness First Aid, NATHM Licensed River Guide

 

 

 

Bibek Gurung 

Raft Guide & Oar Master

Spoken languages: Nepali, Hindu, English

Guiding Experience: 5 Years in Nepal and India

Qualifications: Swift Water Rescue Technician, Wilderness First Aid

 

 

 

Tekbir Gurung (Nickname; Moto)

Raft Guide, Safety Kayaker & Instructor

Spoken languages: Nepali, English

Guiding Experience: 5 Years on Nepali Rivers

Qualifications: Swift Water Rescue Technician, Wilderness First Aid

 

 

 

Subhash Magar

Raft Guide, Safety Kayaker & Instructor

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Spoken languages: Nepali, English

Guiding Experience: 5 Years on Nepali Rivers

Qualifications: Swift Water Rescue Technician, Wilderness First Aid

 

 

 

Tom Bahadur Gurung (Nickname: Sannu)

Raft Guide & Kayaker

Spoken languages: Nepali, English

Guiding Experience: 5 Years on Nepali Rivers

Qualifications: Swift Water Rescue Technician, Wilderness First Aid, NATHM Licensed River Guide

 

 

 

 

Sanjay Pun

Photographer, Safety Kayaker & Kayak Instructor

Spoken languages: Nepali, English

Guiding Experience: 5 Years on Nepali Rivers

Qualifications: Swift Water Rescue Technician, Wilderness First Aid

 

 

 

 

Sunil Gurung

Safety Kayaker & Junior Raft Guide

Spoken languages: Nepali, Magar, English

Guiding Experience: 5 Years on Nepali Rivers

Qualifications: Swift Water Rescue Technician, Wilderness First Aid

 

 

 

 

Suman Tamang

Safety Kayaker & Instructor

Spoken languages: Nepali, English, Hindi

Guiding Experience: 4 years guiding experience on Nepali, Indian and Japanese Rivers.

Instructor Experience: 1 years

Qualifications: Swift Water Rescue Technician, Wilderness First Aid

 

 

 

Ujjwal Gurung

Kayak Guide

Spoken languages: Nepali, English

Guiding Experience: 4 Years on Nepali Rivers

Qualifications: Swift Water Rescue Technician, Wilderness First Aid

 

 

 

2018 Trainees

Bale Gurung (Left)

Ajay Gurung (Right)

Nim Gurung

(Photo coming soon)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE JOIN ADVENTURES EXPEDITIONS TEAM
     
The Join Adventures Team is a team of highly qualified and experienced paddlers who specialize in extended expeditions, specialist expeditions and instruction. The team was created in 2014 and is strongly supported by Rapidrunner Expeditions Pvt. Ltd. Every Join Adventures expedition contributes financially to supporting the Sponsorship Fund which support local training, sponsorship and community inchoatives.