$25 per day
$35 per day
+ $450 per trekking peak
English, a little German, Nepali, Hindi, Tibetan, and Sherpa
about 24 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.