Phata is 31 years old and has been working with Trek Nepal Int’l for nearly five years. Coming from the central Nepali town of Nawalbarsi, Phata came to work for Trek Nepal Int’l with nearly 11 years of previous guiding experience. Phata holds several certificates such as an English Language Proficiency Diploma, an Expert Leadership Skill Qualification, and basic First Aid training. Phata claims the best part about his job as a trekking guide is being able to share Nepal’s history and culture with people from all over the world. He also loves learning new things from Trek Nepal’s clients.