President's Message

Respected members and friends,

I am highly privileged and very grateful to you all for you trusted me as the President of TREKKING AGENCIES ASSOCIATION OF NEPAL (TAAN) for coming 2 years. My gratitude goes out to the all participants and supporters who contributed in many different aspects to give the success for leadership selection. Under TAAN’s collective and visionary leadership, we have been able to achieve a consensus on our future mission and objectives. This will greatly enhance the positive outcomes in our organizational activities.

My personal commitment is to strengthen TAAN’s network of Trekking Companies under its rule and regulation. This strength will begin with the establishment of a strong foundation of transparent and accountable operational processes. Upon this foundation we build a strong organization through further capacity building programs for all members, accessing and utilization of supportive resources and coordination of all stakeholders. Our top responsibility is the development of a sustainable and responsible trekking and tourism industry in Nepal.

Major objectives of my team are to development sustainable and eco-tourism, tourism and sanitation, agro-tourism, new and alternative route promotion, capacity building and empowerment of guide and porters. Focusing on quality services to the clients and building relations with government and donors agencies, I look forward to seeing these objectives become realities.

As tourism is a global business, our thoughts and deeds directly affects the people around the world. That is why we should always act genuinely to provide quality services to the tourists. In this regard, my humble request goes to the members of TAAN to follow the codes of conducts adopted by the organization thus enhancing trust and professional values in tourism industry.

Thank you!

Ramesh Dhamala

Mobile No. 9851031179

Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal, Maligaun Ganesthan, Kathmandu, P.O.Box: 3612, Tel: 977-1-4427473,4440920,4440921 e-mail: