Sonam Chophel

GUIDE (cultural & trekking)

Sonam Chophel is one of our senior guides. He holds a Bachelor degree in science from Sherubtse College in Kanglung (East Bhutan). He occasionally worked as a research assistant and therefore is well trained and equipped to explain and interpret local cultural practices to foreign guests. He is a multi-talented and multi-skilled young man and well informed about ongoing issues in the country. Sonam is also extremely jolly and fun to be around. He is very capable when it comes to ad-hoc itinerary changes, organizing last minute changes and networking with all sorts of people. Some of Sonam’s salient features are his genuine and honest character and high ethical standards. He loves village life and Buddhism, hiking, trekking, and mountain biking. Sonam furthermore enjoys travelling with kids and keeps them entertained during long drives with his jokes and jolly nature.