Ama Dablam expedition is one of the popular expedition choices for those who love to climb mountains. Nepal is a perfect destination for climbing the peaks as it offers a wide variety and multiple choices for mountaineering lovers. You will be walking through the Everest trail before you get to the base camp. This trek is challenging than other treks as it includes climbing of Ama Dablam. You must be in good physical health but no prior experience of scaling up mountains is required to undertake this journey as it is not difficult to climb and very little technical knowledge will be enough. Our experienced guides will orient you before climbing the peak. In addition to exploring Mount Ama Dablam and base camp area, the expedition will involve experiencing the great beauty of mountains in the Everest region including Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, and many others. The expedition also takes you to the summit of Mount Ama Dablam, and this is the major highlight of the trek. You will surely get once in a lifetime experience in this expedition.
The expedition also includes walking through the villages. The walk will take you through Sherpa villages where you will receive warm hospitality from the Sherpas, often known as mighty climbers. Local hot beverages are served at tea houses along the way with traditional Nepali cuisine. They are sure to fill your taste buds with some unique flavours. Although the community life is not so prosperous, the service they provide is homely and welcoming. Ancient monasteries are seen decorated with prayer wheels and prayer flags which exhibit the religious inclination of Sherpa people towards Buddhist culture.
- Ama Dablam is one of the most fabulous mountains in the world.
- Experience the stunning panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu from its summit.
- Amadablam expedition provides the technical climbing experience with its breathtaking views of the stunning Himalayan peaks.
- Intensive exploration of Namche Bazar and soak up the Sherpa Culture.
- Heavenly blessed mountain flight to and from Lukla.
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Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
Kathmandu valley sightseeing and trek preparation
Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft) and trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft)
Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft)
Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,283 ft)
Namche Bazaar to Debuche
Debuche to Pheriche (4,300m/14,107ft)
Pheriche to Ama Dablam Base Camp (4570m/15000ft)
Acclimatization and Pre-climb training at Ama Dablam Base Camp
Day 11 to 25
Climbing period (6856m/22488ft)
Trek to Namche Bazaar
Trek to Lukla
Fly back to Kathmandu
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport we offer you pick up facility from the airport and manage your stay at the most comfortable hotel in the city. You get to meet the team of trekkers and together we prepare for the trek. At the evening we offer you lavish welcome dinner with authentic Nepali Cuisine.
We offer you short trip to historical and cultural sites around Kathmandu valley: Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa and Pashupatinath temple. You can also do some souvenir shopping during the sightseeing. After sightseeing we head back to hotel and get our clothing and trekking equipment ready and prepare for the trek.
The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla lets you enjoy the beauty of green hills with a background of snowy mountain peaks. The trek begins from Lukla and we head towards Phakding passing through Cheplung village enjoying the sight of Mount Khumbila. We stay for the night at Phakding.
We walk the trail passing through pine forest and crossing Dudh Koshi River. We then reach entrance to Everest National Park. Moving ahead, we reach Namche Bazaar, the famous Sherpa village. From Namche Bazaar we can have the nice sight of Mount Everest and Mount Lhotse. We spend the night at Namche Bazaar.
We stay for a day at Namche Bazaar to adjust with the altitude condition. Namche Bazaar is the main market area of the region with small local tea houses, restaurants, shops and trading areas around. We explore the areas observing the traditional and cultural Sherpa life. We can also choose to hike to Sagarmatha National Park from where the beautiful sight of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam and others can be visible. Rare species of flora and fauna can be spotted along the way. We end the day thus and get a good night’s sleep in hotel at Namche Bazaar.
We start our trek early by starting ahead from Namche Bazaar. We will be walking along the Everest trail. The trail passes through small village areas on the way. We will get past the huge Dudh Koshi river on our way ahead. The walk ahead will be accompanied by the magnificent view of number of peaks like Mount Ama Dablam, Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Nuptse and many other unnamed peaks. We walk further ahead and in a short while reach the famous monastery called Tengboche monastery. We will spend some time exploring around and then again head ahead towards Debuche. We will stop at Debuche and prepare for our night’s stay.
We start the trek for the day by walking through the village area. After walking ahead from Debuche for some time we come across the village of Pangboche. The village is located at a beautiful spot from where number of Himalayan peaks can be seen from close. We will get to enjoy the grand beauty of Mount Ama Dablam, Thamserku and few others. Also, the beautiful landscapes, rivers and valleys give the pleasing picture. We continue our walk until we finally reach Pheriche. Night at a lodge there.
We will give a day for acclimatization. We can experience the increasing altitude as we move ahead in our trek. There might be possibility of altitude sickness at this height. So, in order to prevent any possible health conditions we will spend the day by just taking a leisurely walk around the village. We will enjoy the view of mountains surrounding the village and spend the day thus. Night at Pheriche.
Today we will trek to Ama Dablam Base Camp. First we will walk back to Pangboche village. After that we will cross the Dudh Koshi river on the way and again move ahead. From there the trail takes uphill turn. The climb will finally take us to Ama Dablam Base Camp situated at the bottom of Mount Ama Dablam. We will spend the night at the base camp.
Today you will be provided training on climbing techniques. We will be staying at the base camp and our guides will train you on the ways of using climbing gears and equipments. Also the proper use of ropes and harness will be shared. In addition, you will also be given safety instructions to help you protect yourself in case any unfavourable situation arises during the climb. We will stay for the night at the base camp and get ready for the climb.
We will begin climbing Mount Ama Dablam today. From the base camp we climb ahead. Throughout the climbing period we will be taking rest and staying at three camps. We will be reaching the great height when we finally make it to the summit. From the base camp we will head to camp number 1. The trail here is quite rough. We will stay for the night at camp 1 and again get back to the base camp. We will again climb to the camps. We will spend number of days for climbing from camp 1 to camp 2 and then to camp 3. We will have to make use of ropes and harness during the climb. We need to be extra careful as at some places the ice might be loose. From camp 3 we will head to the summit. You will get one of the most amazing experiences in your life. We will enjoy our success at the summit and return back to the base camp.
From the Ama Dablam Base Camp we will today trek back to Namche Bazzar. We will cross village areas and cultivation land on the way. We will have to pass through few uphill and downhill trails on our way ahead. Once at Namche Bazaar we will take rest and prepare for our night’s stay at one of the lodges there.
We take the rocky trail downward toward Dudh Koshi river. Upon crossing the river we head towards Lukla crossing Monjo (Sagarmatha National Park entry and exit). Walking downhill and crossing the suspension bridge over Bhote Koshi river, we walk ahead to Phakding. From Phakding we catch the trail uphill until finally reaching Lukla. Upon reaching Lukla we give rest to our aching body and spend the night in a lodge.
We take a flight back to Kathmandu and upon reaching Kathmandu we might roam around the city for some souvenir shopping. We organize farewell dinner for you and celebrate successful completion of trek and exchange final greetings and wishes and prepare for final departure.
Today is the final day and we get ready for the departure. We offer you the facility to drop at the Tribhuvan International Airport. We exchange final greetings and wishes and hope to see each other next time as well. We wish pleasant journey and bid the final goodbye.
What's included ?
- A porter and his entire expenses.
- Airport pickup and drop facility.
- Breakfast,Lunch and dinner during the trek.
- 1 hour trekkers massage / Yoga after the trip completion.
- Climbing permit
- Down jackets and sleeping bags (provided upon request).
- Fresh seasonal fruits after the dinner (while on the trek).
- Full day guided city tour in Kathmandu (Day 2) by a private vehicle.
- Insurance of guide and porter.
- Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight tickets
- Licensed, experienced and English speaking tour guides
- Lodge expenses during the trek.
- Professional Sherpa climbing guide
- Sherpa staffs (guides, porters, cook etc. )
- Stay in the city at finest hotel (3 nights twin sharing room at Kathmandu).
- Trekking permits/TIMS.
- Welcome and farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.
- 5 Hot showers (Attached bathroom) on a trek
- Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
- Nepal Ascent Treks duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map.
What's excluded ?
- Cost for additional trips.
- Cost incurred during the tour around the city.
- Extra hot showers, wifi & battery charging on a trek.
- Extra porter charge.
- Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.
- Nepal arrival visa.
- Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation).
- Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue and evacuation.
- Personal climbing equipment
- Personal expenses.
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