Highlights
Ama Dablam captivates anyone who sets eyes on her.  The Everest region will leave you fascinated and wanting more. This trek into Ama Dablam has it all. Culture, adventure, and world-class mountain viewing

Ama Dablam

GRADE

Strenuous

TRIP DURATION

21 Days

BEST SEASON

March to May & Sep. to November.

Maximum Altitude

6189 Meters

The Trek

A great combination and adventure with proper acclimatization and orientation within the high Khumbu area, before the classic climb to the summit at 6,184 m and 22, 355 ft high peak of Ama-Dablam. Ama-Dablam in Sherpa and Tibetan language means “Mother with Jewel Box” certainly it looks like a Mother with great flanks of smaller peaks as the shoulder of the main peak with a huge Iceberg attached on the neck of the mountain looking like a small jewel box. Ama Dablam (6,814m) situated at the top above the Imja Khola valley in the Khumbu, just above the summer settlement of Dingboche and on the southeastern area from the village of Pangboche, it is regarded as one of the most beautiful mountains in the whole of Himalaya and probably in the world. It is slowly becoming popular among hardy adventurers and mountaineers to climb this beautiful peak, which is of high technical effort from either side of this mountain, perched near the Imjatse Valley and Panch Pokhari region. Mt. Ama-Dablam expedition offers a superb climbing experience in a magnificent setting, with Buddhist culture and scenic diversion.

The mountain’s impressive beauty has made it a highly coveted prize for climbers. Since its first ascent in 1961 by an Anglo-American New Zealand team, it has been climbed frequently and by many different routes. White Hill Adventure route will be by original southwest Ridge. This provides excellent climb, sustained as a reasonable level of difficulty, and with good camp platforms at strategic points along the route. Mt. Ama-Dablam Climbing Expeditions starts with a short flight to Lukla, the start and endpoint of all adventure destinations around Khumbu and Everest region, from Lukla walk begin through lovely farm villages of Sherpas visiting Ghat- Phakding – Monjo to reach the famous Namche Bazaar. At Namche with a rest day for acclimatization and a short excursion, our adventure continues leading into enchanting rhododendron-pines and fir forest with views of Mt. Everest-Amadablam-Tharmarsku-Kwangde and many other close peaks. Trek leads to the famous Thyangboche Monastery a beautiful place with mountain views and forest surrounding. From this area, tree-line declines as the walk lead to the windswept dry country towards Everest base camp through several nice villages of Pangboche-Dingboche and Lobuche settlements. On reaching Everest base camp, enjoy the gorgeous views of mountains with Khumbu ice-falls and glaciers. Our adventure continues towards Ama-Dablam with a climb to Kalapathar for outstanding views of mountains with Everest at a mere distance.

Accommodation:

You will arrive in Kathmandu where you will be greeted and 3* hotel accommodation will be provided. On the trek, the accommodation will Lodges or what is known as a teahouse (Mountain hut). All accommodation is on a twin-shared basis. A single supplement will be served on request and at an additional cost. Lodges in most places only have shared washing and toilet facilities. Also, please note that single rooms are readily available in Kathmandu and the trekking regions at lower elevations but it might be difficult to find them at higher elevations. Regarding the budget, the hotel accommodation can be upgraded and downgraded in Kathmandu.

Food:

On your trek, you will experience authentic Nepalese cuisine as well as more common international food (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian, etc.) Breakfast and dinner will be served in the Lodge where we spend the night and lunch will be served on the way to the next destination. All meals will be provided while trekking while only breakfast in Kathmandu.

Electricity facilities in trekking lodge:

Some villages will have hydropower lines but most commonly there will be a solar power system. There are likely to be battery charging facilities in most of the Lodges but for these facilities, there may be a separate charge (a cost of about 1USD for 1hour of charge).

Outline itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

Day 02: In Kathmandu with a sightseeing tour at places of interest.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,830 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m – 04 hrs.

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 05 hrs.

Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.

Day 06: Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m – 05hrs.

Day 07: Trek to Dingboche 4,260 m – 05hrs.

Day 08: Rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization and excursion.

Day 09: Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m – 05 hrs.

Day 10: Trek to Gorak Shep 5,170 m and Everest Base Camp 5,364 m and return to Gorakshep – 06 hrs.

Day 11: Hike to Kalapathar 5,545 m trek to Pangboche 3, 900 m – 05 hrs.

Day 12: Trek to Ama-Dablam Base Camp 4,580 m – 04 hrs.

Day 13: Rest Day at Base Camp preparation for the climb.

Day 14-25: Ascent of Ama-Dablam (12 days to summit).

Day 26: At base camp cleaning up and packing.

Day 27: Trek to Thyangboche – 05 hrs.

Day 28: Trek to Monjo 2,860m – 06 hrs.

Day 29: Trek to Lukla – 04 hrs.

Day 30: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.

Day 31: In Kathmandu free day with sightseeing tour.

Day 32: International departure for homeward bound.

Contact

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Ama Dablam

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