Liver Khan (Managing Director)

 

Liver Khan & Reinhold Messner

Liver Khan is foundermember of Nanga Parbat Adventure Pakistan. With more than 33 years of experience in the field of Tourism, Liver Khan hails from western Himalaya Nanga Parbat Diamer side. He is involved in tourism since his college time as during his summer holidays he worked as adventure and cultural guide in all over Pakistan’s touristic destinations. Liver Khan has spent a lifetime travelling to remote parts of the mountain ranges such as Himalayas, Karakorum and Hindukush. After gaining much experience and travelling across Europe – to see closely how tourism works there – he started his own business by registering a Destination Management and Tour Operating Company under the name of Nanga Parbat Adventure in 1999 with Ministry of Tourism Islamabad.

Liver Khan in Travel Mart held in Korea

Liver Khan is an outstanding tourism professional who has extensive knowledge and experience in this field. He is active traveller and mainly focusses on bringing new destinations into the main stream enabling the rural areas of Gilgit Baltistan to make the best out of it and by this hopefully improve their way of life.

He is also close to social works and promotes education in whole Nanga Parbat region together with his Western friends. Until now his work includes 5 primary schools including the first ever girls school in the region.

He is a open and visionary person who always shares his experience with others and expresses his meaning of life in the following words:

For me it is important to contribute something to the society and the advantage of others. I am guided by the desire to help not only my fellows but also local people to improve their lifes. Further I love to show my country to visitors from abroad who are willing to explore nature, landscape and culture differing from their homes. I constantly venture into new areas and programs of which I believe will benefit both my clients as well as the local communities“.

Liver Khan is one of the founding members of Pakistan Association of Tour Operators (PATO) and executive member of Alpine Club of Pakistan for the last 15 years.

Fida Ullah (Operational Manager)

Fida Ullah is Operational Manager. He has experience of both practical as well as educational in the field of tourism and did his bachelors in innovation and tourism management at University of Applied Science Salzburg, Austria. He has worked for tourism organizations abroad. Also he worked with famous personalities in Pakistan such as Reinhold Messner, Joseph Vilsmaier who directed the film “Nanga Parbat and “Die Bergwelt” about Nanga Parbat history (directed by Explore Media GmbH & Co. KG.) and many other documentaries which provide positive images and touristic attractions of Pakistan into other parts of the world.

He is responsible for the operational work as well as marketing of the touristic destinations of Pakistan abroad.

Hassan Jan (High Altitude Guide)

Hassan Jan is high altitude guide  and climber. He hails from Hushe Valley and has  climbed all five 8000m peaks in Pakistan including many 7000m tops. He is a welknown man in the world of  mountaineering. Hassan Jan is responsible for our expedition department.

 

Abdul Manan (Guide)

Abdul Manan is our senior guide. He hails from Nanga Parbat Diamer Valley and started guiding as teenager already. By his wide experience he is a highly professionally qualified person. He led many expeditions and trekkings to the famous ranges of Pakistan.

 

Abdul Mateen (Guide)

Abdul Mateen hails from Nanga Parbat Diamer Valley and is well known as guide due to his vast experience in leading expeditions and trekkings round Nanga Parbat and other famous  mountains of Pakistan.

 

Mir Ghani (Guide)

Mir Ghani is a resident of Nanga Parbat Diamer Valley. He is an experienced guide who has extended knowledge in this field. He has led expeditions, trekkings and cultural tours across Pakistan.

 

Atta Ullah (Guide)

Atta Ullah belongs to Diamer Valley of Nanga Parbat. He is the youngest of our guides. Hailing from this region his professional skills are plausible. He led winter expeditions to Nanga Parbat and worked as guide of the team first ascending Nanga Parbat in winter.

 

Kashkar (Chief Cook)

Kashkar is a vibrant personality who hails from Diamer Valley of Nanga Parbat. He has vast experience in cooking. His cooking expertise is of no doubt famous and recommendable.

Shakar Khan (Cook)

Shakar Khan from Diamer Valley. He has vast experience in cooking – also his cooking expertise is most recommendable .