Dawa Lama hails from queen of hills – Darjeeling. He is well versed in cultural aspects but his love for mountains, wilderness of Trek is more profound. For his love for the trek, he treaded many paths less travelled. He feels at peace and at home in mountains and he believes that being in mountain is being close to his root and to his very existence. To give wings to his passion, he enlisted in mountaineering course in H.M.I. Darjeeling and disaster management course and completed in flying colours after one and half years .
Following the tradition, he started as a a cultural guide in 2008, simultaneously, he was pursuing his degree course also and completed in 2004. His early education was in school run by Jesuits father. He grew up watching the sun rises at far horizon of eastern Himalayas from Tiger hill, which still is one of his favorite place.
Nov 06 - 18, 2015 Rating:
Following the touring we completed the six day Sandakphu trek along the border of Nepal and Darjeeling, India. Unlike the treks in Bhutan, which are wilderness treks where you have to camp each night, the Sandakphu trek was a cultural tea house based trek. While the terrain for the Sandakphu trek was much easier than the trekking terrain in Bhutan, the Sandakphu trek was really enjoyable because of all the interaction with the local people along the way. Our very experienced guide, Dawa, seemed to know someone in every village and we were welcomed into people’s houses wherever we went,
December, 2014 Rating:
Just wanted to commend your company and our guide, Yeshi and driver, Dawa, on the well planned program that you developed for your guests. Our days were filled with wonderful activities and no question went unanswered. We truly both saw and understood the culture and would highly recommend your company and these two employees in the future. Not only did Yeshi and Dawa lead our tour, they also became our friends and helped us when we had trouble with the ATM, taking certain climbs, and focusing on our special interests. For example, my husband loves archery and Yeshi and Dawa
Dec 17,2012 Rating:
We have just come home after a fascinating trip to Bhutan. We were surprised by the kind way of welcoming us at Paro airport and by the caring attitude of our guide and driver during our trip. They have supported us throughout our journey when things were difficult at times eg when climbing up to Tiger's Nest or when being carsick. We have appreciated the interesting conversations with Tashi, our guide, about Bhuddism and we have certainly appreciated the safe and gentle driving of Dawa, our driver. We have appreciated the nice hotels and the good food and we have even