Ngima Ongchhu Sherpa
Nepal

Ngima Ongchhu
Based in Kathmandu, Nepal
Trek Rate
$25 per day
Trekking Peak Rate
$35 per day
+ $450 per trekking peak
Languages
English, Nepali, Sherpa
Experience
over 16 years

Ngima was born in Lukla and has been living in Kathmandu for the past 7 years. Inspired by his father who was also a trekking and climbing guide, Ngima started working in the trekking business in 2002, and in 2010 he began leading trekking groups on his own. Ngima has completed several trekking certificates, including: the basic mountaineering (2010) NMA; basic navigation (2010) NMA; Trekking Guide training (2008); and wilderness emergency medicine (2010) SOLO. Ngima first 8000m peak climb was Annapurna I, and he summited Everest in May of 2017. He has led trekking groups in his home region of the Khumbu as well as the Annapurna region. He has also led climbs of Island and Mera peaks. When he is not in the mountains, Ngima likes to keep fit by swimming and playing volleyball.

Availability & Upcoming Treks

August 2018