Ngima Ongchhu Sherpa

Ngima ongchhu sherpa
Based in Kathmandu, Nepal
Rate: $25 per day
English, Nepali, Sherpa
almost 8 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 2005, 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 hopes to climb more. 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

December 2017