British National Missing from Namche

Excerpt taken from an article on, relating to Zisimos’ disappearence.


Zisimos Souflas, a 27-year-old British national, has been missing since April 23 from Namche Bazaar during his tour to the Khumbu region. According to a statement by the British Embassy in Kathmandu, he was traveling alone on his way to the Everest base camp and his whereabouts is unknown.


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ZISIMOS SOUFLAS was last heard from in Namche Bazar, Khumbu Region, Nepal around the 23rd April 2012, from where he was planning to go to the Everest Base Camp. As far as we know he was travelling alone.

Zisimos is a 27 year old UK national from Sheffield.

He went to Nepal to attend the wedding of a school friend, and stayed on to do some volunteering work. Following this he went trekking in the Sagarmatha National Park, which he entered on 23rd April. It is believed that he stayed at the Hotel Tibet in Namche Bazar. No one has heard from him since this time.

Nepali Police are continuing with their Missing Person investigation in the search for Zisimos. The family are now appealing more widely for information from anybody who may have seen him from April onwards to get in touch.

If you have any information at all please contact:


In the UK:
Telephone Number:
Dial 101 – [South Yorkshire Police, quote missing person reference KX/2863/2012