Boney Sharma founded Into Wild Himalaya back in 2006 with co-founder Suneel Kumar, and have since been growing the business. Graduated from Bangalore University with a Bachelor Degree in Computer Applications, Boney decided that a simple 9-5 pm job was not for him and a change in career prospects was needed.
Having grown up amongst the Himalaya’s, Boney soon realised that outdoor adventure was his calling and wanted to provide foreign and domestic tourists from around the world, top outdoor adventure programs and tours including trekking, motorcycling, cultural road trips and so on. Since starting up the company Boney has been continually growing the business and always looking for new opportunities.
Not only is Boney the founder of IWH, he also guides groups and enjoys interacting with them. Having various qualifications to his name, including mountaineering, Boney is an experienced individual who is kind and reliable and will always endeavour to meet the needs of his clients.
Suneel Kumar, co-founder of Into Wild Himalaya as well as guide, has been working at Into Wild Himalaya for a decade along with founder Boney Sharma. Having worked within the outdoor industry for years, Suneel has become an experienced Alpine trekker gaining basic and advanced MOI qualifications, as well as completing rescue courses in rafting and basic course in paragliding.
Suneel specialises in rock climbing, trekking and mountaineering. He is also a member of Disaster Management at the Mountaineering Institute in Manali and a qualified first aider. He is a kind, funny and sociable person who is always willing to talk to group members.
Pollyanna graduated from Bath Spa University (UK) in 2014 gaining a 2.1 degree in BSc (Hons) Geography. Throughout her studies at University and since graduated from BSU, Polly has worked for Into Wild Himalaya as a Personal Assistant to the Founder Boney Sharma as well as managing administrative work for the company both in UK & India.
Polly has a passion for the outdoors and enjoys helping out in any way she can for IWH. She has a wide range of skills from office to the outdoors.
She is a kind and caring individual with the determination to work hard and make the running of the company as smooth as possible.
Dharampal has been working as a cook at Into Wild Himalaya for the past 3 years. Having grown up in one of the remotest area of Western Himalaya, known as Pangi Valley (Chamba District), Dharampal has been cooking on high altitude treks for the past decade.
He has been a part of various successful climbing expeditions in Indian Himalaya. Not only does he cook he is also responsible for logistics prior to any expedition; ensuring that all group members are catered for throughout the tour.