Sonam Gyljen Sherpa

Sonam Gyljen
Based in Kathmandu, Nepal
Trek Rate
$25 per day
Trekking Peak Rate
$35 per day
+ $450 per trekking peak
English, a little German, Nepali, Hindi, Tibetan, and Sherpa
almost 25 years

Sonam is from the village of Chaurikharka near Lukla in the Solukhumbu region of Nepal, where he still spends much of the year working around his family home. He started guiding in 1994, at the age of just 19 years old. He has since guided in Everest, Manaslu, Annapurna, and Langtang regions of Nepal, he has also led climbs of Mera Peak. When not working at home or leading treks in the mountains Sonam enjoys running and traveling.

Availability & Upcoming Treks

Note: Guides marked as available indicates that they have no known conflicting treks, and have not indicated that they are not available. However, many guides may have personal commitments or treks outside the Sherpana network that may not be reflected their Sherpana availability calendar. To assure the guide you choose is available you can select the after the trek is confirmed from the guides that confirm they are both available and willing to lead your trek.

  • November 2019