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  • Atalante Nepal

    Namgyal Zangbu Sherpa
    Chief Operations Officer
    Hailing from a Sherpa family it was natural for NamgyalZangbu Sherpa to follow in the footsteps of his illustrious father and fore-fathers. An avid traveler, trekking has always been a serious occupation for him. After graduating in tourism and business management from Australia it was only natural for him to join the tourism industry. He has traveled extensively all over the country and has in depth knowledge on the Himalayas. He looks after the operations of the company. He speaks English, French and his native Sherpa language fluently. He is also a trained mountain guide with a Basic and Advanced Course in mountaineering.

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    Laurent Rousseau
    Chief Accounts Officer
    A Frenchman by nationality but a Nepalese by heart, Laurent prides himself as being more Nepalese than most of us and that is why we call him Lo Tamang. Laurent is not only married to a Nepalese woman but has adopted the country as his own. He first fell in love with the country when he came trekking to Nepal twenty years ago. He has travelled throughout Nepal and has firsthand knowledge about the mountains and its people. An outdoor person to the core he loves mountaineering, skiing, rock climbing and trekking. Born and brought up in the Alps the high mountains have always been his second home. He has also climbed Island Peak, Mera Peak and Amadablam. He speaks French, English and a bit of Nepali.

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    Jean Christophe Guerin
    Marketing & Development manager
    It just took one trip for him to fall in love with Himalaya: a trek in the Sanctuary base camp, 20 years ago. From his first experience, Jean Christophe came back year after year to discover a huge part of different aeras in Nepal, and also in India , Garwahl, Ladakh & kaschmir. After 20 years in travel industry in Europe, Jean christophe Join khumbi ila team, his second family in Nepal, as marketing & development manager.

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    Uttare Tamang
    Operation Manager
    Originally from Kanku Mural from SoluKhumbu region Uttare has been guiding Atalante trips since the last fifteen years. He started as a porter and then rose up the ranks to a Sherpa and then became a French Speaking guide. His story does not end here. His passion for the mountains and attention to detail makes him a great travel companion. Safety of the client is of utmost importance to him. While guiding in the mountains a client fell ill in a very isolated place and without thinking about his own safety Uttare carried the client on his shoulders and rescued him. As a sign of appreciation he was able to spend two years in France where he learnt to speak French fluently. He has travelled extensively in the Himalayas and knows it like the back of his hand. With him as the travel companion as well as an Operation Manager you know you are in good hands.

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    Jean Michel Jorda
    Consultant
    AAdventurer, traveler, film maker, story teller, sportsman- Jean Michel Jorda is a man of many facets. As a young boy this adventurer of Catalan origin spent time managing an inn for tourists around the lake of Annecy, his adopted city. Listening to the stories of travelers fascinated him and travelling became his passion. A thrill seeker to the core his quest for adventure has taken him to different parts of the globe. On his voyages around the world he has had many fascinating encounters and experienced interesting cultures. He has cycled extensively across the Great Himalayan Trail starting from Kanchenjunga in Eastern Nepal to Mount Kaïlash in Tibet and he is also the first person to cycle to Everest Base Camp. He has also traversed Cordillera of Peru and the Mongolian steppes. He spends half the year travelling around the world experiencing various cultures, cycling, skiing, running and kayaking and shooting documentaries. He has documented his travels, the people he has met and the adventures he has had in the various films he has shot around the world. With more than 25 documentaries to his credit he has produced and directed Outdoor Sports program broadcast on TV8 Mont Blanc. He has also directed and produced documentaries for French and international television channels.

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    Joao Garcia
    Consultant
    “To combat oneself is the most difficult of wars; to defeat oneself is the most beautiful of victories,” that is the philosophy of Joao Garcia in life. Joao Garcia is a member of an elite group of mountain climbers. In April 2010 he became the 10th climber in the world to achieve the feat of climbing all 14 mountains over 8000 meters without the aid of artificial oxygen and high altitude porters, a super human feat! He has also climbed all the highest summits in all the seven continents making him one of the few climbers to achieve this feat. He has authored several books to chronicle his several expeditions and his mountaineering exploits. The Portuguese Government has bestowed Portuguese Order of Merit to honor him for his various achievements. Traveler, adventurer, writer, alpinist – he is a man of many facets who considers the Himalayas his second home. He has travelled extensively in the mountains and always has a story to share about his many travels and adventures. Joao Garcia is also a UIMLA (Union of International mountain leader Association) certified mountain guide. With his extensive knowledge about the mountains, the culture, the people and landscape there is no better person than him to provide you with expert advice on your next Himalayan holiday.

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    Doma Tsehring Sherpa
    Consultant and Environment Officer
    Doma has always been in love with nature and an avid trekker from a young age. She has trekked most of the classic program in Nepal and this lead her to be interested in Environment of various areas in Nepal. She went on to complete two master degrees in the Science of Environmental Management, Nepal and Natural Science Management and Ecological Engineering, New Zealand. She is currently working as the Operations Manager with Atalante and also keeps in check with the staffs concerning waste management, protection of nature and she is also the chief of our home stay programs.

Featured Adventures

Annapurna Sanctuary
Nepal

Annapurna Sanctuary

Into the heart of the Annapurnas

Next Departure
02 Oct 2016
Starts
$850
15
Days
High Road to Khumbu
Nepal

High Road to Khumbu

Across high passes and glacial lakes

Next Departure
24 Sep 2016
Starts
$1430
19
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Everest Base Camp
Nepal

Everest Base Camp

In the footsteps of Himalayan legends

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02 Oct 2016
Starts
$1430
15
Days
Langtang
Nepal

Langtang

The doorway to Tibet across the Himalayas

Next Departure
09 Oct 2016
Starts
$600
11
Days
Mustang
Nepal

Mustang

The ancient Forbidden Kingdom in the Himalayas

Next Departure
02 Oct 2016
Starts
$1950
18
Days
Rolwaling Trek
Nepal

Rolwaling Trek

Ascension of Pachhermo Peak

Next Departure
09 Oct 2016
Starts
$1750
21
Days
Himalayan Kingdom
Bhutan

Himalayan Kingdom

The Land of the Thunder Dragon

Next Departure
16 Oct 2016
Starts
$2435
14
Days
Jhomolhari Trek
Bhutan

Jhomolhari Trek

Into the realm of the Protectress Goddess

Next Departure
16 Oct 2016
Starts
$3710
20
Days
Gosainkunda Trek
Nepal

Gosainkunda Trek

The Sacred Lakes of Langtang

Next Departure
19 Oct 2016
Starts
$720
14
Days
Singalila Trek
Darjeeling India

Singalila Trek

Into the realm of the Red Panda

Next Departure
16 Oct 2016
Starts
$1250
15
Days
Mardi Himal
Nepal

Mardi Himal

In the foothills of the Annapurna Massif

Next Departure
02 Oct 2016
Starts
$840
14
Days
The Last Shangri-La
Nepal

The Last Shangri-La

In the footsteps of Lord Buddha

Next Departure
18 Sep 2016
Starts
$1115
14
Days
Namaste Nepal
Nepal

Namaste Nepal

Exploring Annapurna and the Terai

Next Departure
16 Oct 2016
Starts
$1160
14
Days
Annapurna Circuit
Nepal

Annapurna Circuit

Trekking around the Annapurnas

Next Departure
19 Oct 2016
Starts
$920
14
Days
Manaslu Circuit
Nepal

Manaslu Circuit

Off the beaten path into the heart of the Himalayas

Next Departure
08 Oct 2016
Starts
$1315
15
Days
Annapurna Experience
Nepal

Annapurna Experience

Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Sanctuary

Next Departure
19 Oct 2016
Starts
$1160
21
Days
Tsum Valley
Nepal

Tsum Valley

Travel back into time into the Lost Valley

Next Departure
16 Oct 2016
Starts
$1660
23
Days
Upper Dolpo
Nepal

Upper Dolpo

Deep into the source of the Himalayas

Next Departure
18 Sep 2016
Starts
$2980
21
Days
Nar Phu Trek
Nepal

Nar Phu Trek

Combined Chulu Far East climb and Tilicho Lake

Next Departure
19 Oct 2016
Starts
$2230
21
Days
Island Peak Climb
Nepal

Island Peak Climb

Across Gokyo, Everest to Island Peak

Next Departure
19 Oct 2016
Starts
$1915
21
Days
Ultimate Kanchenjunga
Sikkim India

Ultimate Kanchenjunga

The Jewel in the Himalayas

Next Departure
16 Oct 2016
Starts
$2210
18
Days
Himalayan Escapade
Sikkim India

Himalayan Escapade

Journey into the Last Shangri-La

Next Departure
09 Oct 2016
Starts
$1300
13
Days
Glimpses of the British Raj
Darjeeling India

Glimpses of the British Raj

Into a bygone era

Next Departure
19 Oct 2016
Starts
$1750
13
Days
Laya Gasa Trek
Bhutan

Laya Gasa Trek

Into the wild a true Himalayan experience

Next Departure
02 Oct 2016
Starts
$4930
26
Days
Mera Peak
Nepal

Mera Peak

Climbing Mera and Island Peak in the Everest region

Next Departure
16 Oct 2016
Starts
$2495
22
Days