Shankar Tiwari was born and educated in Chitwan. He started his wildlifecareer as a full-time naturalist in Chitwan National Park. Over 10 years he accumulated great knowledge of the region's flora and fauna. Shankar joined The Explore Nepal Group in 1998.His enthusiasm and cheerful disposition have enhanced the enjoyment of many visitors. His fluency in English has also helped. Shankar is now ranked as one of the country's leading naturalists and ornithologists. He leads many tours and treks in India as well as Nepal.
Ramesh Karki was born on the edge of Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve. He is self-taught, hard-working, determined and his knowledge is vast. This has led him to become a Senior Naturalist at Koshi Tappu Wildlife Camp. He is fluent in English and has endless information on birds and mammals. His skills in spotting and identifying birds are remarkable. No ornithologist knows Nepal's bird life better than Ramesh. He has also traveled and trekked all over Nepal leading The Explore Nepal groups.