Operations / Trek Leader

Pema Norbu is born and grew up in Tsum Chhokangparo. Pema started his journey to trekking tourism from 2013, beginning as a sup-porter and gradually transitioning to trekking guide, leader and as an operation manager.

Trek Support Member

Tashi was born and grew up in Tsum. Tashi spends most of his time in native lands, working in the firm, looking after the horses, harvesting Yartsagundu, trading in neigbouring Tibet and seasonal portering job for cash income. He has been working as a trekking trip sup–porter from 2014.

Operation Manager

Tsering Bhuti Lama is originally from Paaro village of Tsum. After her basic education from local school, she enrolled in Buddha Academy for high school.

Managing Director

Dhawa Gyanjen Lama is from Burji (Burtse) of Tsum just in the middle of two famous Buddhist pilgrimage sites: Milarepa cave to the eastern rugged mountain in stone’s throw and Tsum’s largest Rachen Nunnery to the west.

Trekking Guide

Lhakpa Sherpa has been working with us since 2010; he guided trekkers from Europe, the North America, Australia and Singapore. Before he used to guide Japanese trekkers in Everest region extensively.

Trekking Guide

Ang Tsering Lama hails from Laar village of Tsum. He has guided number of trekkers from Switzerland, Germany, The United States, England to name but a few. He learned English language while he pursued high school education in Kathmandu.

Namgyal Ngodup is from Chhokang-paro village of Upper Tsum. Having his good aptitude in primary education in local school, he secured an opportunity for high-school education in Namgyal Boarding School in Kathmandu. He holds a bachelor's degree in social science.

Deutman Tamang is from Okhaldunga district of eastern Nepal, a neighbouring district of Everest region. He worked with us as a porter (supporter, helper) since 2010, his long experience with trekkers in the mountain made his guide training easier and now become a licensed to lead the treks.

Chhiring Phunjo Lama is born at an altitude of 3100 meter from mean sea level. His natal hometown Ngakyu lies along ancient salt-trade route to Tibet. Being a middle child, he was brought to monastic institution for Buddhist studies until 25 years of age.

Nyima Samdup is born in Deng Village of Kutang region. He has completed his School Leaving Certificate from Manjughoksha Academy. As being an eldest child, he has a greater responsibility on his shoulder for his family.

Lhakpa is born and raised on the laps of the world’s eighth highest mountain Kang Pungen (Mt. Manaslu, 8,163m).

Sherpa is originally from the mountain area of Dolakha district located in the foothills of scared Gaurishankar Himal (Altitude 7,134 m). His mother is from Chhokangparo, the first village of upper Tsum.

Phunjo was born in Chhokangpaaro village of Tsum in an extended family of twelve. She spent most of her childhood in the rugged mountains with her grandfather Me Norbu herding yaks, dris (female yaks) and dzo (hybrid between yak and cow).

Senior Trekking Guide

Chhiring Tashi Lama is from Pangdun village of Tsum. He has been working in mountain tourism since 12 years with many other trekking agencies. He recently joined as one of the senior trekking guide for Tsum Valley Home Stay.