TEAM

Blue Dragon Adventure & Travel team is highly committed to supporting customers achieve their adventure goals. Our company may be young but the cumulative experience of our trip leaders in running safe and high-quality adventure trips.

JUSTIN BERGHOLCS

Founder

Mr Justin is the founder of Blue Dragon Enterprise. .Mr Justin is an Australian who has been living and working in the Himalayas since 1996 founder of Blue Dragon Enterprises, established in 2003, the parent company of Blue Dragon Adventure and Travel, based in Darjeeling, India.

In his words “as a founder of Blue Dragon Enterprise, I would like to extend my best wishes. Blue Dragon Enterprise is a multi-faceted business. The main focus is that of guiding people to the Himalayas ”

 

DAWA GYALPO SHERPA

Co-Founder / CEO / High Altitude Mountain Guide & Expedition Leader

Dawa Gyalpo or just Dawa to friends. Grew up in a town of Darjeeling which offers an incredible 180° view of snow-capped mountains of Kanchenjunga range. In his words “when I was young I would wonder what one would see if one got to top of those snow mountains. All we were told by the elders was that there is a country called China behind them” He has been guiding trips in the Himalaya since 2006 and is very passionate about his work. He completed the Basic, Advanced & MOI Mountaineering Courses from Himalayan Mountaineering, Darjeeling with top grades. His straightforward, cool and calm temperament has always drawn people to him. He has guided several mountaineers successfully to the summits.  He is also a highly experienced climbing instructor and has designed and executed numerous outdoor training programs. He is deeply committed to the mountains, to exploration, photography, the culture & the people of the Himalaya, to wilderness medicine and mountain rescue.

 

JIGME LHADON

Tour Manager & Account Manager

Jigme Lhadon or just Jigme to friends. Grew up in a town of Darjeeling which offers an incredible 180° view of snow-capped mountains of Kanchenjunga range. Having more than 9 years of experience in the tourism sector, she looks after all the tours and accounts. She is a graduate in  Tourism Management and has worked in the travel and tourism sector since 2009. That was when we had started getting a lot of women on our trips and were looking around for somebody capable to lead our women-only departures.

 

 

NORBU LAMA

Manager / Operation Manager / Chief Paragliding Pilot / Trekking Guide & Cycling Guide

Hailing from Darjeeling the base of the third highest mountain in the world – Khanchendzonga. Having aced the paragliding course from Indus Paragliding in Pune. He has often demonstrated his organisational skills by altering itineraries to ensure trips succeed when the weather turned bad or when there were roadblocks or strikes. He is deeply committed to delivering a high-value customer experience and would go to any length to ensure that. He has led numerous trips in Darjeeling and Sikkim. In the monsoons, he goes on Motor Biking Trips as the lead Biker and guides with his favourite Royal Enfield.

 

 

PASSANG TSERING

Trekking Guide / Photographer & Trekking Co-ordinator

Born & brought up in Kalimpong. Passang is fond of adventure activities.  He completed the event management course from Delhi.

Has worked as an event manager at U17 World Cup 2017 which was held in Guwahati. He handles all our Sikkim and Darjeeling trek & adventure activities logistics.  He is deeply committed to delivering a high-value customer experience and would go to any length to ensure that. He is highly compatible and has an infectious laugh. He is a keen interest in the Himalayan flora & fauna and is a professional photographer too.

 

SANGAY BHUTIA

Senior Trekking Guide / High Altitude Mountain Guide / Trek Leader & Cycling Guide

Born & brought up in Darjeeling. He completed the Basic, Advanced & MOI Mountaineering Courses from Himalayan Mountaineering, Darjeeling with top grades by the time he turned 24 He has trekked extensively in the Ladakh, Darjeeling & Sikkim Himalayas. He has been on several mountaineering expeditions and loves to share his experiences. Gifted with an infectious sense of humour and engaging smile, he will have you chuckling in no time. Fairly quiet for a mountain guide Sangay is highly passionate about trekking & mountaineering

 

 

TENZING TAMANG

Trekking Guide

Hailing from Darjeeling  He has led numerous trips in Darjeeling and Sikkim. Fairly quiet for a mountain guide Tenzing is highly passionate about trekking & mountaineering. He has trekked extensively in the Ladakh, Darjeeling & Sikkim Himalayas. He enjoys reading and like most Buddhists, has strong spiritual inclinations.

 

 

 

 

SOURAV SHERPA

Trekking Guide / Cycling Guide

Hailing from Darjeeling  He has led numerous trips in Darjeeling and Sikkim. He completed the Basic, Mountaineering Course from Himalayan Mountaineering, Darjeeling. Fairly quiet for a mountain guide Sourav is highly passionate about trekking & mountaineering. He enjoys reading books.