Grade

Difficult

Geography

Forests/Hills/Himalayas

Location

Solukhumbu

Max altitude

6856m

Religions

Buddhist

Ethnic People

Sherpa

Accommodation

Hotel/Lodge/Teahouse

Transportation

Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus/Flight

Minimum Pax

2pax

$4,850 $4,425

Mt Ama Dablam Expedition

The expedition symbolizes everything that is good for the Himalayas from the mesmerizing grandeur to the thrill of conquering the Himalaya. Located at the heart of the Khumbu region, Ama Dablam (6,856m) depicts the face of a mother protecting her child. The treks on the Mt Ama Dablam Expedition explore the settlements that thrive upon the Sherpa culture. Dominating much of the skyline throughout the journey, the Ama Dablam climbing routes are filled with plenty of natural and cultural allure.

 

Mt Ama Dablam Expedition Highlights

  • Conquer the majestic Ama Dablam (6,856m)
  • Journey through the diverse and stunning Sagarmatha National Park
  • Explore the Sherpa villages like Namche, Khumjung, and Tengboche
  • A 360-degree view of the Everest Range including the Mt. Everest (8848m)

 

Mt Ama Dablam Expedition Overview

Your arrival in Nepal is marked by the Himalayas when you land at the Tribhuvan International Airport. We spend a day in the valley to prepare for the most adventurous mountain expedition in Nepal, gather equipment, and procure necessary permits. Leaving the Kathmandu Valley, the journey kicks off in style heading towards Lukla. The Lukla Airport hosts one of the most thrilling airstrips around the world. Setting off on the classic

Everest Base Camp Trail, the trek begins from Lukla heading towards Phakding. The next day takes us along the banks of the Dudh Koshi River to reach Namche Bazaar. We shall spend some time at Namche and in the meantime, shall explore its landmarks like Khumjung monastery and Hotel Everest View. From here, we make our way to Debuche and after learning and observing some Sherpa culture there, we head to Pheriche.

Our trail goes through Pangboche and the Dudh Koshi River before finally arriving at the Ama Dablam Base Camp height (4,570m). The next 2 weeks takes us through steep and icy pathways as we begin our rigorous ascends and descends up the Himalayas. After traversing through the checkpoints of Camp 1, 2, and 3, we reach the summit of the Ama Dablam (6856m). From here, we make our way back to Lukla and ultimately to Kathmandu where this 30-day Ama Dablam Base Camp trek with peak climbing shall end.

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  • Location
  • Days
    30
  • Nights
    29
  • Geography
    Forests/Hills/Himalayas
  • Location
    Solukhumbu
  • Max altitude
    6856m
  • Religions
    Buddhist
  • Ethnic People
    Sherpa
  • Accommodation
    Hotel/Lodge/Teahouse
  • Transportation
    Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus/Flight
  • Minimum Pax
    2pax
Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)
After landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be welcomed by our office representatives who will drive you directly to the hotel. You can choose to rest at the hotel upon arrival or head out to explore the local areas. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 2
Trip Preparation Day
As we are planning to spend close to an entire month in the Himalayas, we meticulously plan for the expedition. Today, we take the time to not only get ourselves acquainted with the itinerary of the entire trip. We also gather all the necessary permits for our Himalayan adventure. Alternatively, we can also explore the UNESCO world heritage sites around the Kathmandu Valley. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 3
Fly to Lukla (2,840m) then trek to Phakding (2,610m): 40 min flight, 3-4 hours trek
The day begins early as we make our way towards Lukla, journeying through one of the most thrilling airstrips of the region. Passing the hills surrounding Kathmandu, the flight heads towards the Himalayas and lands at Lukla. After a brief rest, we begin our trekking journey to Phakding. We need to walk along the banks of the Dudh Koshi and walk through forested landscapes all the way to our destination. Overnight in Phakding.
Day 4
Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m): 5-6 hours
Continuing on through the ascending route through the dense forests the hilly trail heads towards Namche Bazaar. With pine and cedar trees mapping out the route, the journey crosses through Monjo and Jorsalle, and enters the Sagarmatha National Park. Home to a diverse cast of floras and faunas, the national park boasts views of Thamserku (6,608m) and Kongde Ri (6,187m) as well. Namche Bazar is the biggest Sherpa settlement in the Everest region. Overnight in Namche.
Day 5
Namche Bazaar (3,440 m): acclimatization
The first of our acclimatization days’, today, we take some time off at Namche to let our bodies adapt with the growing altitudes. The day begins with a lovely view of the Himalayas as we head towards our hiking destination. The hamlets of Khumjung and Khunde are the most popular destinations taking us to the heart of the Khumbu Region and the Yeti Skull monastery located in Khumjung is another possible destination. Alternatively, you can also trek towards Everest View Hotel which provides a 360-degree view of the Himalayas including the Mt. Everest (8,848m). Overnight in Namche.
Day 6
Namche Bazaar to Debuche
The day begins early as we trek alongside the opening valley heading towards Debuche. The first stretch of the journey ends at Phunki Thanga. The next stretch of the journey heads alongside the magnificent Dudh Koshi River steeply ascending towards Tengboche. The monastery at Tengboche is said to be one of the oldest in the region and hosts the annual Mani Rimdu Festival. With the magnificent view of Ama Dablam (6,856m) guiding us for the rest of the way, we reach Debuche. Overnight in Debuche.
Day 7
Debuche to Pheriche (4,300m): 5-6 hours
Heading out of Debuche, the journey takes on an ascending route continuously heading through the snowy trail. Crossing Pangboche with the summit of Ama Dablam (6,856m) and Thamserku (6,608m) as our companion, the trail reaches Imja Khola. The ttrail along the river leads to Dingboche. Also known as summer valley, the trail heading out of Dingboche catches the ascending route to Pheriche. Overnight in Pheriche.
Day 8
Acclimatization
A well-known acclimatization stop Pheriche is one of the more stunning and vibrant village along the Everest trail. Located at an altitude of 4,300m the rural hamlet boasts stunning views of the Himalayas adorning the horizon. The region also boasts some of the more ideal spots for hiking for acclimatization with pleasant trails and stunning views. Overnight at Pheriche.
Day 9
Pheriche to Ama Dablam Base Camp (4570m): 5-6 hours
The final of our trekking before attacking the majestic Ama Dablam (6,856m) today the journey begins as we head towards Pangboche before crossing the stunning Dudh Koshi River. The trek begins to head south as we leave the Sherpa village and enter barren landscapes. Continuing the ascent, the trail heads towards the large grassland, the Ama Dablam Base Camp. Overnight at Ama Dablam Base Camp.
Day 10
Acclimatization and Pre-climb training at Ama Dablam Base Camp
To make sure that we are ready today we take a day off for acclimatization. We can plan the expedition mapping out plans and double-checking our equipment. We also take on a pre-climb run familiarizing ourselves with the use of ropes while the guides will also provide tips on how better to use the equipment for safe and secure climbing. Overnight at Ama Dablam Base Camp.
Day 11-25
Ascending and Descending of Ama Dablam (6856m)
Making our way out of the Ama Dablam Base Camp, we begin our journey towards Camp 1 located at an altitude of 5,700m. We also take a day off for acclimatization at Camp 1 before once again heading down to the base camp for final preparations for summiting the Himalaya. Heading out of Base Camp, the trail spans across three different Camps. The journey to Camp 1 is a technical one while heading towards Camp 2 involves maximum use of ropes. Heading through the standard paths, we lay out new ways when required takes us all the way to Camp 2. From Camp 2, the journey takes us through steep rocks, snowy pathways, and loose footings to Camp 3. The final stretch of the journey is relatively less technical. We head back to the base camp after successfully summiting the Himalaya. Due to the unpredictable nature of this climb, we cannot exactly state the timing duration.
Day 26-27
Trek back to Lukla
The next two days sees us once again enter the familiar route enclosed by the stunning forested landscapes heading back to Lukla. Crossing the hamlets of Tengboche, Namche Bazaar, and Phakding, the trail begins its descending route. With the Himalayas to our back, the descending journey is a pleasant one. Upon arrival in Lukla, head to your hotel. Overnight in Lukla.
Day 28
Fly back to Kathmandu
The day begins early as we head back to Kathmandu. Setting off from the thrilling airstrip from Lukla is a perfect way to cap off the adventure we have set upon. With one final glance at the Himalayas, we head back to Kathmandu. Heading back to the hotel brings us the much needed rest from long days of travel. Once at Kathmandu, you can opt to go for souvenir shopping in Thamel or even visit the neighbouring places. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 29
Leisure day in Kathmandu| Farewell Dinner
Today will be a day off in Kathmandu for enjoying the stunning beauty of the city. Exploring the city of Kathmandu is a treat in itself but add it with the vibrant culture, unique way of life, art, and architecture, it becomes even more exciting. With the day coming to a close, the curtain draws on our journey as we cap it all off with a lovely farewell dinner.
Day 30
Final Departure
Our representatives will drop you back at the Tribhuvan International Airport just in time for your flight back home. We hope you had a lovely time with us and we look forwards to seeing you again. Goodbye and Thanks!


Included
  • Transfer airport-hotel-airport for International and domestic flights.
  • Transportation of staffs, food supply and equipment’s Kathmandu-base camp-Kathmandu via Lukla by flight and then by porters.
  • Porterage of Member’s personal climbing equipment Kathmandu-Base Camp-Kathmandu (max 30 Kg per person,)
  • Full board at local lodges during trekking to base camp and after expedition on room sharing basis.
  • Single tent with mattress at Base Camp for each member.
  • All food and fuel for Base Camp during expedition and High camps.
  • Solar panel at Base Camp for light and charging small electronics. (Eg. mobile phones, amateur digital cameras and handheld video cameras).
  • Support of one high altitude Sherpa per member to carry all food and gear to higher camps. Also assist members during climb and summit attempt.
  • Services of cook and kitchen boy at Base Camp
  • 3 days guided Lobuche east climb on full board accommodation for acclimatization.
  • All kitchen tent, store tent, dining tents, toilet tent, table and chairs and cooking utensils for Base Camp.
  • Insurance of cooks, Kitchen Boys, Liaison Officer and porters
  • Equipment’s allowance, wages for Government Liaison Officer,  cook and kitchen boy
  • Climbing permit for Mt. Ama Dablam.
  • Applicable National Park and entrance fee.
  • Medical oxygen (1, 4 liter Poisk bottle with mask and regulator) at base camp for emergency. (use of oxygen subject to charges at US$ 250 per bottle)
  • Garbage disposal charges.
 
 
Not Included
  • International flights to/from Nepal
  • Nepal entry visa fee.(can be obtained at the airport upon arrival)
  • Meals in Kathmandu.
  • Hotel accommodation beyond 5 nights (as per itinerary) stays in Kathmandu.
  • Personal climbing gear above base camp.
  • Excess personal member’s baggage transport Kathmandu-base camp US$ 8 per kg one way.
  • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation and lost luggage
  • Applicable permit fees and customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, communication equipment and commercial filming
  • Expenses of personal nature such as hard and soft drinks, laundry, postage, telephone and Email, etc.
  • Applicable customs duty and import license fees for all expedition goods arriving in Nepal as air/road cargo
  • Personal power pack for charging heavy electronics (laptops, professional camera batteries etc)
  • Tips for crews
   
   

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