Ama Dablam has also known as the of the Himalaya. A beautiful snowcapped, granite peak locates in the Everest region of Nepal. Ama Dablam means “The Mother’s Jewel Box” and is given the name owing to іt’ѕ appearance. Its height is 6812 meters only, but the level of difficulty involves, however, is comparatively high. Ama Dablam Expedition is a technically demanding climb, however, is truly worth it. The summit offers spectacular, spell bounding views of mountains such as Mount Everest, Lhotse, Island peak, Makalu, Khumbu among many others although the South-west route up this sacred piece of ice-covered rock is most common.
The journey of Ama Dablam Expedition commences from а beautiful flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. After this mesmerizing flight, the trek continues to Phakding and then through а steep hill to Namche Bazar. This trading town is perfect for acclimatizing to the weather and altitude conditions. The trail moves towards classic Everest Base Camp Trek up to Pheriche. It passes through the charming villages since it offers the mind-blowing scenery: Pheriche, a place for proper acclimatization. At an altitude of 4570 m, the Ama Dablam Base camp locates in а grassy plain.
Ama Dablam Expedition: Itinerary
From the base camp to Camp 1st (5700m) is moderately strenuous through this steep rocky camp, then ascend to Camp 2nd is the most challenging part. The rock tower, although called the yellow tower which difficult to cross but needs to take the help of ropes. Camp 2nd is а narrow area with an altitude of 5950 meters while ascending from Camp 2nd to Camp 3rd (6400 m) requires climbing up through steep ridges and use of crampons. But camp 2nd is а flat, open, and snowy area above the mushroom ridge. The climb from Camp 3rd to the summit is а vertical climb but is more accessible than the previous ascents. A 3 to 4-hour rise up, and then three hours down brings the summit of the Ama Dablam which offers spectacular views of mountain peaks all around.
Retracing the same path, through slate houses, warm, welcoming inhabitants, and raw untrodden areas brings an end to this incredible expedition over one of the most difficult among the below 7000 meters peaks in the world.
Ama Dablam Expedition Itinerary
|Days||Program||Altitude in Meters||Distance|
|2 – 4||Trek Preparation||1350|
|5.||Fly to Lukla then trek to Phakding||2650||3h30|
|6.||Phakding to Namche Bazaar||3440||6h00|
|8.||Namche to Tengboche||3860||5h00|
|9.||Tengboche to Dingboche||4410||5h00|
|10.||Trek to Ama Dablam Base Camp||4570||3h00|
|11-24.||Climbing periods of Ama Dablam|
|25.||Clean Up Base Camp & rest|
|26-27.||Trek back to Lukla|
|28.||Fly back to Kathmandu|
|29.||Free day or last minutes shopping|
Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)
Day 2 - 4: Free day and trek preparation.
Day 5: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652 m) 3h00 walk.
Day 6: Trek to Namche Bazaar. (3440 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 7: Acclimatize day!
is more equipped with modern amenities such as internet, phone, massage and more.
Day 8: Namche – Tengboche (3860m)
Day 9: Tengboche – Dingboche(4410m)
Day 10: Dingboche – Amadablam Base Camp (4570 m)
Trek down to Dudh Koshi river then gradually climb up to the Ama Dablam Base Camp isolate, but beautiful grassy Base Camp has a plentiful clean water supply in the lap of Ama Dablam and Chhukung glacier situated with a similar elevation of Dingboche.
Day 11 - 28: Climbing period of Ama Dablam
Day 29: Clean up Base Camp and Rest.
Day 30 - 31: Trek back to Lukla
Day 32: Lukla – Kathmandu.
Day 33: Free day in Kathmandu
Day 34: Final departure.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Kathmandu International Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 3 hours before the flight.|
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