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About Us

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Who We Are

Based in Nepal, Himalayan Sherpa Adventure is a pioneering leader in the tourism industry, committed to delivering you innovative and active travel experiences since 1992. We offer tours for each adventurous and explorer spirit — from the highlands of the great Himalayas to the tropical safari wildlife of the Terai. We specialize in organizing first-class Himalayan treks and expeditions in all the locations where we operate: Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, India, and Pakistan. Our vision is to provide exceptional services to our clients and partners with the highest standard of quality while conducting fair economic practices and promoting sustainable tourism. We take great pride in announcing that we have successfully operated over 140 mountaineering expeditions, including Mt. Everest and all the other 8,000 meters high peaks in the Himalayan range. Over the past 28 years of service, we have organized trekking tours for over 18,000 trekkers– both individuals and tour companies– assisting them throughout their journeys to Nepal, India, Bhutan, Tibet, and Pakistan. Our clients recognize us for being reliable, flexible, and quick to respond to every request. From the initial contact, throughout your travel, and until your safe trip back home, we are always there for you. We look forward to welcoming you to visit the land of amazing destinations and have a first-hand experience of the unique lifestyles found in different regions of Nepal- a place where you will find vibrant cultures, picturesque landscapes, beautiful ethnic groups, and unique charm.

Why Trek With Us

  • We prioritize safety as our primary consideration for both our clients and staff.
  • We conduct safe tours and treks by using the highest quality equipment, which is well tested against the rigors of the Himalayan use.
  • Our clients recognize us for being reliable, flexible, and quick to respond to every situation.
  • our guides are professional licensed holders with years of trekking and climbing experiences.
  • Our guides go through rigorous training every year to keep them prepared for every situation that may occur during the journey.
  • Wealth of experience.
  • Dedicated team 24/7.

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Message From The President

Namaste!

It is a great pleasure and honor as the Managing Director of Himalayan Sherpa Adventure to welcome you to Nepal– the land of vibrant cultures, picturesque landscapes, beautiful ethnic groups, and unique charm. Often referred to as the nation of smiling and hospitable people, we look forward to welcoming you to visit this land of amazing destinations, and to have a first-hand experience of the unique lifestyles found in the different regions of Nepal. Our company is a pioneering leader in the Trekking and Tour industry, committed to delivering you innovative and active travel experiences. We offer a tour for each adventurous and explorer spirit—from the highlands of the snow capped Himalayas, to the tropical safaris teeming with wildlife from the Terai.

When I was young, my family ran a small tea shop in a village called Kyongma, which fell en route to Mount Everest. We often witnessed western foreigners trekking in the Himalayan region carrying cameras, well-equipped trekking gear, hats, sunglasses, and big backpacks filled with essentials. Watching these tourists visit my country, fueled my curiosity about their comfortable style of travel. It was a gradual realization that education was a key component of having access to travel with convenience. I spent my childhood attending school during the weekdays and working as an assistant guide, earning pocket money during holidays. With limited access to education in the Khumbu area, I migrated to Kathmandu to pursue higher education. Prioritizing academics and mountaineering work in parallel, I earned a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and English Literature, followed by a Master's Degree in Sociology from Tribhuvan University in 1990.

I have traveled extensively in Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, and India to research mountain tourism, and I noted that culture is a big part of the business. Soon after, I traveled to several countries in Europe, North America, Middle East, and Asia to learn about the cultures found in these continents first hand and to better understand the needs of our clients. With prior experience in trekking and months of tourism research, I established Himalayan Sherpa Adventure Pvt Ltd in the autumn of 1992. Over the years, we have expanded our operations from solely trekking to include expeditions, peak climbing, sightseeing, mountain biking, rafting, jungle safari, excursions, and bookings for hotels and flights in Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, India, and Pakistan. With the combined knowledge and expertise of my staff and I, we have been fortunate enough to emerge as one of the most prominent companies in the trekking industry of Nepal. Operated by a group of people from the foothills of Mt. Everest, all of our guides and leaders have years of trekking and climbing experience. Hence, we take great pleasure and pride in showing you our 'home'– the wonderful and adventurous land of the Himalayas.

Our latest development has aimed to establish an exclusive platform of services in the tourism industry. We have further extended our business from travel and trekking to comfort hotels and the aviation sector in Nepal. Our premier hotels include Sherpa Shangrila Resort in Phakding (2,610 m) and Kongde Hotel in Kongde (6,200 m), along with a helicopter company, Heli Everest.

As avid travelers, we remain true to our fundamental purpose: to provide exceptional trips to the most captivating corners of South Asia. We have three decades of experience supporting our partners from around Europe, Americas, and Asia as a specialized travel agency creating customized programs and tours. Our team of experts is here to make your holiday memorable and pleasurable by providing you top-notch services and and an  excellent sense of local culture and diverse lifestyles in the Himalayas. Whether planning a destination vacation or a trip around South Asia, we have it all covered for you.

We invite you to join us, and experience the journey of a lifetime.

Phurba Gyaltsen Sherpa

Managing Director