Norsang was our guide on a trekking holidays in Khumbu (Everest Region), Nepal for 17 days from 6 October to 22 October 2007. I was part of a small group of 3 people from New Zealand.
I would highly recommend Norsang to anyone considering a trekking adventure in Nepal. We found him to be a very competent, friendly young man who took his responsibilities for client welfare seriously, making sure we acclimatized to the altitude safely.
With Norsang we were able to plan our itinerary and cover all the attractions we wished to visit in the Everest region, including Thame, Gokyo Ri 5357m, Cho La Pass 5368m, Everest Base Camp 5364m, Kala Pattar 5545m. A flexible itinerary allowed us to make up a day so we were also able to trek up the beautiful valley Chhukung, climb Chukung Ri 5550m and trek to Island Peak Base Camp. Norsang speaks English well. He has a wide knowledge of the mountains and the culture of the Sherpa people and always willing to answer our many questions. I noticed that he was held in high regard by the Lodge managers, whom he knew well and he always planned ahead to ensure we had accommodation.
Norsang employed two porters (Pasang and Karma Sherpa) for us, two men he uses regularly that he knew to be reliable. He ensured his porters were well accommodated.
Please contact me if you wish to discuss Norsang’s suitability to guide your trip or to find out more about our trek.