Dawa Sherpa Lama
Season 2, Episode 14
EXPLORERS POD |Dawa Sherpa Lama| Everest 2021 on the ground on Kathmandu
Had a great conversation today with Dawa Lama Sherpa owner of Dream Himalaya Adventures about Everest 2021 season and whats happening on the groung on Kathmandu. Dream Himalaya Adventures (DHA) Private Limited Company is a Trekking and Mountaineering Expeditions, and logistics providing company based in Kathmandu, Nepal. The company also provides Sherpa Guided Treks & Expeditions and the company is being run by a team of professional and well-experienced Sherpas, who are a well specialized in organizing adventurous treks & logistic supplies to the mountaineering expeditions in Nepal, Tibet, India, Bhutan and Pakistan, including the world’s tallest and challenging mountains of the Himalayas. Our staffs are familiar with the high altitude environment, glacier, weather pattern, vegetation, etc. The company has been organizing Mountaineering Expeditions to the Mount Everest every season since its establishment; the company provides travel logistics services, which include tent and lodge service for accommodation, hygienic food and personal assistance service to domestic and international professionals to the Mountaineering and Trekking Expeditions to the number of western outfitters, therefore the company is well reputed in the industry of trekking and mountaineering field. Beside, the company has its own store in Pangbuche to provide logistics to treks & expeditions in the Khumbu/Everest region. Most of our tents, kitchen equipment’s, high altitude cooking gas, oxygen cylinder, first aid kits, sleeping bags, jackets, sticks, etc. are stored in Pangboche, especially for the Everest Expedition.
We provide logistics manager, assistant manager, Sherpa climbing guides, cooks, assistant cooks, kitchen boys and porter services. They are well trained for high altitude services, first aid, oxygen system for medical emergency purpose, hygiene and sanitation, customer services and so on. DHA will provides you all camp facilities, transportation of loads and cargos.
The founder of the company Mr. Dawa Sherpa (Lama) is a master’s degree graduate in business studies from Tribhuvan University. He has got more than decade of professional experience in the industry, organizing mountaineering and trekking expeditions, and providing logistics service for adventure treks and expeditions.
We also offer high quality service to make our clients’ visit a memorable adventure in Nepal and Tibetan Himalayas as well as India, Bhutan and Pakistan. We provide expert service for adventure travel in the Himalayas. This includes adventure trekking, logistic supplies to the mountaineering expeditions, nature and cultural tours, wildlife excursion, and whitewater rafting. We have assisted independent trekkers, private groups and international teams, all the way to their destinations. Our reputation is well recognized within the industry; for the organized, experienced and professional staffs.
DHA is a member of the NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) and TAAN (Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal). The company is committed to conserving the fragile mountain environment and ecosystem by following a strict code of conduct to preserve the pristine environment of the Himalayas. Therefore, we are an eco-friendly company too.
Furthermore, DHA is a direct agent of CMA (Chinese Mountaineering Association); we can obtain your climbing permission quicker than others do. We have received very good co-operation from CMA during past years so if you are planning for mountaineering expedition to Tibet then we are a right choice for your successful climb in Tibet & Nepal as well.
OUR LOGISTICS SERVICES FOR MOUNTAINEERING EXPEDITIONS:
In order to complete your expedition mission successfully, we provide you as much as better than the best services in each respect. We provide professional Local mountain guides, cooking crew (Indian, Nepali and Continental), supporting climbing Sherpas (who can speak Nepali, Hindi & English), and other logistics to achieve your goal. For the Mt. Everest expedition, we make sure your stay at base camp as much as comfortable by providing carpeted floor, heaters and net and a clean dinning tent. We supply fresh fruits, fresh vegetables, and fresh meat during expedition period. For the high camps logistics, we supply imported dehydrate food; both veg and non-veg, with a brand new best quality high altitude tents. For the Everest North Ridge expedition, we will set up interim camp, and permanent Advance Base Camp (ABC), where you will be served hygienic and delicious food and drinks. And to make your accommodation comfortable at base camp and ABC, we provide best quality single tent. We also supply store and communication tent, where you can operates your personal laptop/computer etc. Generator and Solar Panel system will be provided to get access of power, re-charging laptop, and camera etc. Emergency medical back up is a really essential for mountaineering expeditions, therefore we keep medical purpose Oxygen with Mask set and Altitude Chamber Bag (PAC bag) and for the fast and reliable communication purpose, satellite phone will be provided. To internal team communication and monitoring, enough sets of Walkie Talkies with base station will be provided. Therefore, we consider each and every single aspect to make your trip wonderful, successful, and safe.
OUR CLIMBING SHERPA &GUIDES:
We have very experienced & professional high altitude climbing Sherpa and guides, who are probably the world’s most famous mountaineers trained in all types of rescue and technical aspects of Mountaineering. We have Sherpas who have climbed Mt. Everest 13th times, 12th times, 11th times, and 10th times. With these experienced Sherpas, we commit to convert your Mountain adventure dreams into a reality. Even other companies will prefer our Sherpas for rescue operations in case of any emergency.
DHA has adequate numbers of operational and administration staffs in Kathmandu office, all we have are very experienced and talented in their respective jobs. The managing director or founder of the company Mr. Dawa Sherpa himself is the in charge of the operational/administration team, and each DHA trip will be organized under the direct guidance of Mr. Sherpa to maintain high quality of the services.
Field staffs are the key to success of any treks & expeditions, base camp cook, climbing Sherpa, climbing Sherpa sirdar (guide), kitchen staff etc. If they are inexperienced and unprofessional, it involves high risks in the mountaineering climbing trip and incurs maximum chances of failure of any trip, therefore Dream Himalaya Adventures is very serious with the issue, and always give high priority to hire a highly experienced and professional field staffs. DHA have its own regular staffs including Cook, Kitchen helpers, climbing Sherpas, Sherpa sirdar (guide) even have direct contacts with the regular porters and yak mans. Our Cooks are well trained and experienced; they can cater several numbers of the customers at a time as desire by the customers. Our Sherpa and guides are a world class, multiple times Mt. Everest and other 8000m peaks summiteers. They are well trained about first aid and high altitude rescue. We have been giving them refreshment training at least once a year about first aid & rescue. They have been always highly recommended by our customers.
We have more than sufficient camping and kitchen gears/equipments to run multiple trips at the same time. In order to run any trekking and mountaineering trip in the Everest area, we have our own store in Pangbouche where our camping and kitchen equipments are stored. Our camping equipments are either brand new or used once or twice only. Our dining tents are designed differently than others; more open space inside and looks nicer than other normal dining tent. Our dome sleeping tents are international brands; a two-man tent, 100% water proof, and best for the high altitude.
BASE CAMP LOGISTIC:
The base camp logistic reflects the quality of the logistic and expedition. Therefore, we have focused on costumer need based comfortable and quality base camp logistics and services. Base Camp logistic includes over all services of the base camp, i.e. Cook, helpers, tents, food and all other facilities of the base camp. We have been well appreciated by our customers about our base camp logistics and set up.
HIGH CAMP LOGISTIC:
We highly prioritized our high camp logistic because low quality logistic put life on a high risk. High altitude tents, it must be strong enough to withhold high speed wind, for the purpose, we have been Ortik brand tent for the high camps. Our high camp individual dehydrate meals will be backcountry meals or a similar quality brands, and ropes and anchors will be a new of renowned brands.
On time and smooth communication plays a vital role in the case of emergency, therefore, we provide a satellite phone for any emergency call and Walkie Talkie set along with its accessories with the base station for the internal communication: from one camp to another camp among the team members. Our Walkie Talkie is a Japan made “Yeasu”, one of the world’s best brands for Walkie Talkie.
SOLAR & GENERATOR FOR POWER SUPPLY:
Depending on the requirements, we provide solar generated power supply or generator for the power supply and recharging purpose. We have Goal Zero solar system and Honda generator. We can set up the system based on requirements of the power and electricity in the camp.
OXYGEN, MASK REGULATOR SETS:
DHA provides the best brand of the oxygen system for the mountaineering expeditions. We can supply POISK system 4-liter Oxygen cylinder, regulator and TOPOUT system mask.
Weather forecast plays the vital role for the safe and successful expeditions, and it’s key for the Mountaineering expeditions. We believe on accurate and reliable weather forecast for the best summit window. For the purpose, we have been using and providing this service to our valuable clients since long time, we have been using Michael Figan’s weather forecast on our expeditions, and it’s always been very accurate and reliable forecast.
WE ARE ALSO:
The most of our Trekking & Tours adventures take you to those areas where you can have completely different cultural & traditional experiences. During the trip, you may feel that you are on way to heaven. In our trekking & tours trip, we take you to the real world by introducing different types of culture, tradition & religion. Nepalese have their own cultures, values & norms, which are extremely different, if comparing with the westerns culture.
We can operate any trekking & tour to Tibet as well. We have our own local operator company based in Lhasa, Tibet. They can take care of all the permits, visas & other necessary arrangement from Lhasa. We can operate the ultimate extreme Mountain Biking tour, starting from Lhasa & ends in Katmandu or vice versa. For any further information you are welcome to our office any time.
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