$25 per day
English Nepali, Tharu, Hindi, and little German
over 2 years
Samikshya is originally from Bardia Thakurdwara near Bardia National Park in Western Nepal. Being from a place so rich with wildlife it is no surprise that Samikshaya developed a strong appreciation and extensive knowledge of the birds and wildlife of Nepal. She started guiding near her home in Bardia National Park, where she completed courses in both basic and then senior nature guiding. She has also completed the female trekking guide training course from Nepal Mountain Academy. Samikshya has guided treks in Langtang, Helumbu , Annpurna(Poon Hill), Chitwan Hills, and Telpani Hills (West Nepal). Samikshaya says she became a trekking and nature guide in her words, “[Because] I really love the nature, wildlife, birds, culture, and religion and I want to be a great example of women guide in Nepal.” In her free time, Samikshaya enjoys photography, visiting new places, and bird watching. She is also currently studying German.