We are very proud of our staff at Shivapuri Heights Cottages and they work extremely hard. Some of the staff are from the nearby village and others are from an area called Dolakha located approximately 2 days drive and walk.

Jas Bahadur Rai (JB)

JB is from East Nepal, has been with us for over 20 years and is our talented Chef.   JB cooks the best home-style Nepalese food in Nepal & Shivapuri Heights Cottage is well known for its quality of food and fun meal-times.


Ramita Tamang

Ramita is our wonderful Manager that will welcome you and coordinate your requirements and activities.

Ramita is from a village to the East of Kathmandu and has been with us since 2011.



Maili Tamang

Maili is from the same village as Ramita and looks after the rooms at the Jasmine House.

You will always find Maili smiling and ready to assist with your every need.

Bina Tamang

Bina is Ramita’s sister. Bina assists with general housekeeping.

She has a delightful young son (Anil) that you might see from time to time helping his mum.


Arjun Thakuri

Arjun is from the village next to our Cottage and has worked with Steve and Neeru for over 15 years.

Arjun and his father helped to build the original Cottage back in 1999 and helps with general maintenance as well as being our careful driver.

His son and daughter also help us from time to time with guiding local walks etc

Shanker Magar

Shanker is our hardworking gardener that helps to provide you with organic vegetables and fruit from our garden.

Enjoy organic salad straight from the garden or one of Neeru’s freshly squeezed juices.