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Wangdowa Sherpa

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Board of Advisors Member

One Heart Many Rhythms
P.O. Box 29673
Santa Fe , New Mexico 87593
United States


Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Bachelor of Arts , Environmental Studies
    California State University
Web References
One Heart Many Rhythms Board of Advisors, 5 Jan 2012 [cached]
Wangdowa Sherpa
Wangdowa Sherpa is founder of Sherpa Travel, Inc., an eco-tour operator specializing in the conservation and exploration of nature and culture. He personally designs environment friendly leisure and adventure tours, eco-tours, treks, and expeditions for active adults in the Himalayan Region of South Asia (Bhutan, India, Nepal, and Tibet), Southeast Asia (Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam), and Northeast Asia (China and Mongolia). Wangdowa has broad cross cultural experience acquired through his schooling in Nepal, India, Australia, and the United States. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from California State University. He speaks Nepali, English, Sherpa, Hindi, and some Tibetan, and Thai. In the Spring of 1988, he participated with the China-Japan-Nepal Friendship Expedition team to Mt. Everest from the South-face, climbed up to 27,000 ft. (2,000 ft. below the summit) and spent 16 days between the elevations of 19,520 ft. (Camp 1) and 27,000 ft. (above Camp 4). Wangdowa plans to donate part of his ancestral property in Nepal to develop a community education institute for environmental education focusing on re-forestry, natural resource conservation, and sustainable forest and land resource usage.
Click here for Wangdowa Sherpa's web site.
One Heart Many Rhythms Workshops, 6 July 2007 [cached]
Wangdowa Sherpa, founder of Discover Asia Travel Co., Ltd., an ecotour operator specializiing in the conservation and exploration of nature and culture.
Wangdowa ..., 3 Nov 2010 [cached]
Wangdowa Sherpa Sherpa Travel, Inc.
Thailand and Nepal Adventure Tours with Discover Asia Travel, 13 April 2006 [cached]
Wangdowa A. Sherpa,adventure travel guide, founder and Managing Director of Discover Asia Travel Co., Ltd., Bangkok, Thailand, started to lead tours and treks in the Himalayas of Nepal and India when he was fourteen years of age in high school.He has organized and lead many tours, treks and mountaineering teams for over ten years in the Himalayas of Nepal, Tibet, India, and Bhutan before taking off few years to study Environmental Studies in the United States.Then, began 7 days a week work with Discover Asia Travel since early 1998 to present revisiting the old and new destinations and developing the up to date tour programs in the Mekong Sub-region countries and the Himalayas.
Wangdowa Sherpa, 1989In the Spring of 1988, he participated with the China-Japan-Nepal Friendship Expedition team to Mt. Everest from the South-face, climbed up to 27,000 ft. and spent 16 days between the elevations of 19,520 ft. (Camp 1) and 27,000 ft. (above Camp 4) hoping to become the second youngest person in the world to summit Mt. Everest 8848 m. Cheap dirty politics prevented him from becoming second youngest person to scale the world's highest mountain. (See Wangdowa's photographs of Mt. Everest expedition in Discover Asia Travel web site photo gallery).
Furthermore, while studying in the US, he worked part-time in American travel companies (Adventure Center Travel a division of Adventure Center, and Third Eye Travel) and helped design and promote many tours to the Himalayas, Southeast Asia and other parts of Asia.
Now, with more than 15 years of adventure and leisure travel organizing and leading experience and environmental studies background, Wangdowa Sherpa personally designs environment friendly leisure and adventure tours, ecotours, treks and expeditions in Thailand with extensions to its neighboring Mekong Sub-region countries (Myanmar, Kunming/China, Loas, Vietnam and Cambodia) in Southeast Asia, and in Nepal with extensions throughout the Himalayan neighbors (India, Tibet/China, Bhutan, Pakistan and Mongolia).His goal is to develop a sustainable and responsible tourism so that we can save today's exciting destinations for the future generation to enjoy.
(a). Wangdowa Sherpa successfully completed Basic and Advance Mountaineering and Rescue Training offered by the Government of Himachal Pradesh, Department of Mountaineering And Allied Sports in Manali, India.
Nepal Mountaineering Association issued him a certificate of acceptance and honored the above training received from the Indian mountaineering school.
(b). He participated in the Trekking-Tour Guide training course offered by His Majesty's Government Ministry of Tourism, Hotel Management and Tourism Training Center, Kathmandu, Nepal.
He has studied at California State University at Hayward, USA and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies in June 14, 1997.In addition, he took many tourism management training courses, studied general business management and computer courses.
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