About Us

Established in 1994, Columbus Travel & Tours (P) Ltd. is a destination management travel company holding air ticket stocks of major domestic and international airlines and offers a comprehensive travel service to Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka and Thailand. Its corporate office is based in Kamal Pokhari, Kathmandu. We specialize in cultural tours, treks, peak climbing, mountain expedition and other adventure sports in the Himalayan countries of Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, India and tours to Sri Lanka & Thailand. The company is managed by Mr. Pramod Dahal who is a pioneer in the travel industry with Twenty Two years of experience.

 

The company is officially registered with the Department of Tourism Ministry, government of Nepal with company registration number 10541 (issued by Ministry of Tourism Industry)

 

Columbus Travel & Tours (P) Ltd is licensed to the Tax Department with Tax ID number 500056172, under Ministry of Tourism USD transaction authorization with Nepal Rastra Bank, credit card authorization with Alpine Travel Service.

 

Affiliation:
Our company is officially registered with the Department of Tourism Ministry, Government of Nepal and has been associated with different national and international tourism– related organizations – IATA, NATA, PATA, TAAN, NMA, KEEP and NTB.

 

Our Philosophy:
We enable all our holiday makers and adventure seekers to immerse themselves in the country they are visiting; to learn to appreciate its people, culture and wildlife and experience the adventure of a lifetime

 

Responsible Travel:
Our Company is governed by a commitment to sensitive and responsible travel policy. We strongly believe that all our soft and adventure trips should benefit the local communities, keep intact the environment and respect the local culture and heritage. We tread lightly – low volume, low impact trekking & touring in order to preserve the beautiful and fragile places we visit.

 

Our Management Team:
Mr. Pramod Dahal Managing Director Mr. Raj Shekhar Paul General Manager Mr. M.K.Chaudhary Director Travel,  Mr. Rabin Subedi Tour Manager ,Mr. Shyam Ranjit Finance Director Mr. Alish Upadhya Manager Mr Suraj Khadka Senior Tour Officer

 

Tours Department:
This department is headed by Tourl Manager , Mr. Rabin Subedi. The sales staffs are well equipped with sound knowledge on tour products and price quotes as per the tour programs. This department handles all inbound and outbound tours for Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka and Thailand. Also, it handles visa processing and enquiries catering both for groups (GIT), corporate clients and individuals (FIT).

 

Airlines Reservations and Ticketing Department:
This department is headed by Mr. M. K. Chaudhary, Director Travel, equipped with the latest computerized flight reservation systems of Abacus , Galileo , and Amadeus we handle all domestic and international flights tickets.

 

Hotel Bookings & Reservations:
All categories of accommodations: economic, budget, deluxe, star hotels and resorts, heritage hotels in Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

 

Office Staff:
All our office staff with responsibilities in correspondence are graduates in management and IT technology and all are well-versed in English and foreign languages. They have sufficient training and long time experience in their respective areas.

 

Our Permanent Field Staff:
Our team of 22 includes tour officers, Airport Rep's , mountain trekking guides, city guides, Assistant guides, Climbing guides, Sherpas, cooks, Kitchen helpers and drivers.

 

Our Products:

  • Organizing tours and treks to Nepal, Tibet, China mainland, Bhutan, India Sri Lanka and Thailand.
  • Proposing tour itineraries, costing as per the budget, timeframe and interest of the individual, family, group, students, MICE, and corporate business travelers.
  • Organizing special interest tours such as Culture & Heritage, Wildlife, Festivals and Carnivals, White water rafting, bird watching, Honeymoon Tour, Spiritual Tour, Village Tour, Educational/ Research Tour etc.
  • Organizing special tour packages to Mt. Kailash & Manasarovar trip by overland or by flight via Kathmandu or mainland China.