An Evening with Local Himalayan Adventure Specialist

By Leisa Taylor Director of Communications & Outreach January 8, 2024

Kumar Karakheti, a Fort Collins resident and native of Nepal, will present Nepal and Himalayan

Adventures at 6 pm Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024 at the Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures. 

The presentation is part of the Museum’s Global Adventures gatherings.

“I come from a small village in Nepal, and I have lived in Fort Collins since 2007,” said Karakheti,

Owner and Lead Trekking Guide for Journeys, LLC. “My company specializes in custom expeditions

in the Himalayas, where I have trekked 65 times to Everest Base Camp.”

Karakheti will also review his country’s history, culture, and people. The Museum’s gift shop will have

items for purchase from Nepal, including blankets made from the wool of yaks, woolen hats and gloves,

scarves, and singing bowls.

The Museum’s Global Adventures gatherings are designed for those who love to travel, want to recount

their travel experiences, delight in sharing stories of travel, and/or dream of traveling one day. The hosts

are Daniel and Alice Owen, who lived and worked abroad for 32 years and have visited 86 countries to


Reservations are $10/person, and registration is requested at Wine and

refreshments will be served, and there will be time for socializing and meeting other travelers. All are

welcome – you do not need to be a Museum member to attend.

The Museum is located at 200 West Mountain Avenue, and Museum hours are 11 am to 5 pm Tuesday

through Saturday. Regular admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students, $1 for ages 4-15, and

free for children three and under. Adult tours receive discounted admission of $3/person. For more

information and closure dates during the change of exhibits, visit or call 970-


IMAGE: Kumar Karakheti wearing some of the items that will be available for purchase in the

Museum’s gift shop.