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About us

Gomba Sherpa

Gomba Sherpa:
Founder and Managing director

My family roots are in Solukhumbu, Everest region. My career in the trekking-business started when i was very young. First as a porter, and over the years I became Sirdar. I am a fully licensed trekking & expedition guide since 1990. Since 1990 I have done camp- and tea house trekking all over Nepal. I climbed Himalchuli (7893m) being one of the leading climbing Sherpa’s of the expedition. Over the years I led countless expeditions to trekking peaks in Nepal. Most famous peaks are: Island Peak (6189m), Mera Peak (6476m), Lobuche East Peak (6119m), Chulu West Peak (6419m), Pisang Peak (6091m) and Thorung Peak (6144m). I have been trekking & climbing with clients from Jagged Globe (UK), TUI Travel (Germany & The Netherlands), Snowleopard Adventures (The Netherlands), Hauser Exkursionen (Germany), DAV-summit club (Germany) and World Challenge (International).
I have led trips to all corners of The Himalayas with generous humor, reliability, flexibility and safety. I love to show you the beautiful Himalayas and walk on the mountain paths to enjoy the panoramic views. During your stay I would like to share my Nepali culture with you.

I speak English, Sherpa, Hindi, and a few words German and Dutch.

When I am not trekking I like to help to local community. In the Sherpa community I help people to perform our traditional Sherpa culture and rituals for various personal occasions.

For the Tashi Delek foundation I am the volunteer manager in Nepal. With the foundation we support our local farmer community in the Solukhumbu. The main focus is agricultural knowledge and water efficiency. The main goal is making the local community self-sufficient so that they will no longer be dependent on external financial aid.

Sonja Korevaar

Sonja Korevaar:
Co-founder and Office Manager Europe

I have visited Nepal for the first time in 2003. Since then I have visited the Himalaya country quite some times. After each trip, there is a heartfelt desire to return to this beautiful country with the highest mountain peaks and its fascinating culture.

In Europe I started as a hiking guide in 2006. After a few years I was officially a licensed and certified guide. Since 2006 I have been guiding tours all over Europe, but mainly in The Alps and the Spanish Sierra Nevada.
I have successfully completed classes about tourism, and completed a program on Sustainable Tourism.

For Sherpa Heritage Trails I have worked on the webdesign and I am maintaining the website. Furtheron I am managing the office in Europe.  My work for Sherpa Heritage Trails is on a non-profit base.

I speak English, German and Spanish.

Dawa Sherpa

Dawa Sherpa: Climbing and Trekking guide

Dawa was born in the Solukhumbu. Already at a young age he had aspirations to become a trekking and climbing guide. It was soon obvious Dawa has a talent for climbing. At a young age he had already climbed Mera Peak, Island Peak, Lobuche Peak, Pokalde Peak and Yala Peak. He has an open and social attitude towards others. That is why he is sharing his high-level expertise and skills to other aspiring Nepali climbers and guides. He is a valued instructor at the Nepal Himalayan Training Centre.
Dawa has completed all mountaineering and rock climbing trainings and courses in Nepal, and is now developing his mountaineering skills with Western courses to become a professional World Mountain guide.
Off course he is also an experienced trekking guide who has done quite some trekkings in all regions of Nepal.
Dawa has travelled several times to various European countries.

He speaks English, French and Hindi.

Baboo Magar

Baboo Magar: Trekking and Climbing guide

Baboo also comes from the Solukhumbu. He was invited to join trekking business with Gomba Sherpa and immediately he was hooked. He has become an experienced trekking guide and has finished climbing courses has become a climbing guide as well. In 2018 he has climbed Mera Peak and Island Peak several times, ans also the Saribung in Upper Mustang. Baboo is already preparing for the next peaks to climb. Baboo has done different treks all over Nepal. And also he has done trekkings in remote regions like Dolpo and Lamjung. He is always looking to improve his skills which makes him a valuable guide for Sherpa Heritage Trails.

Baboo speaks English.

Ang Kaji Sherpa

Ang Kaji Sherpa: Trekking guide

Ang Kaji also originates from the Solukhumbu. His experience in the trekking business is impressive. With over 20 years in the trekking business Ang Kaji is one the experienced trekking guides. In his trekking guide career he has been all over Nepal. Ang Kaji loves to share his culture with you. He is a valuable and a professional team member of Sherpa Heritage Trails.

Ang Kaji speaks English

Gyan Tamang

Gyan Tamang : Trekking and Climbing guide

Gyan comes from Dulikhel, not far from Kathmandu. Although he wasn’t born in the mountains, he absolutely loves them. Gyan joined Gomba Sherpa in the beginning of his career, and has become an experienced trekking and climbing guide. Gyan has experience with all famous treks in Nepal. He loves to take you on the trails with a constant big smile on his face enjoying the company of you. In 2018 Gyan climbed Mera Peak and Island Peak several times, and he has crossed the technical passes of Sherpanicol and Amphu Labsta.

Gyan speaks English.

Jangbu Sherpa

Jangbu Sherpa: Trekking guide

Jangbu was born in the Solukhumbu. He started his career as porter and over the years he has become an experienced trekking guide. Jangbu has visited all regions of Nepal multiple times. His experience extends to remote regions of Dolpo, Kanchenjunga and Makalu. Jangbu speaks German very well. Because of his extended experience and language skills he also is a valued guide for the DAV ( Deutscher Alpenverein). Every year he returns to the Alps to work in the mountain huts; keeping up his skills and knowledge of German language and western culture.

Jangbu speaks German and English

Gyali Sherpa

Gyali Sherpa : Trekking guide

Gyali was born in the Solukhumbu. He started his career at a young age. He is a valued trekking guide for Sherpa Heritage Trails because of his perfect language skills in English and Japanese. Gyali has lived and studied in Japan for 4 years and has a good knowledge of understanding Japenese culture. He loves to show you the beautiful trails in Nepal.

Gyali speaks Japanese and English