Mt. Ama Dablam Expedition

Nepal
Trip Grade
TripGrade:
Very Strenuous Trekking covers 4000 meters to 6000 meters. No doubt, your physical fitness, and acclimatization are the must. Generally, you walk about 7 hrs every day, but the altitude becomes an obstacle and it is really tough to walk that much. You have to cross the Himalayan passes using basic climbing equipment. Even the trail is steep and may be slippery.

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Itinerary

Arrival on: Kathmandu, Departure from: Kathmandu

Day 1

Arrival in the land of Everest, Nepal.

A representative of Himalayan trekkers with your nameplate will be waiting for you. After arrival meets, greet, welcome, assist and transfer to the overnight staying hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min private drive.

Day 2

Kathmandu sightseeing and expedition preparation.

Today after breakfast you will be picked up by your city guide and takes you to some of the landmarks of the Kathmandu Valley like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and so on.

You will visit some of these and the rest of the time you can do last moment shopping for an expedition by consulting with your expedition guide.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 3

Scenic flight to Lukla (2,800m) and trek to Phakding (2,650m).

Today we will fly to Lukla which is considered as the world adventurous airport. We will take an early Twin Otter flight to Lukla which is the main entrance to the Khumbu Region. This is an adventurous as well as exciting flight, which provides you a stunning view of Everest in the distance.

Upon arrival in Lukla, we will meet all crew members of the expedition and start our journey to Phakding (2650m). Phakding lies at the bank of Dudh Koshi River which drains the whole of the Khumbu region, this small village is on the main trade route through the area. We will stay in well-built lodges.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ guest house Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min flight and 3-4 hrs trek.

Day 4

Trek to Namche Bazar (3,440m).

We begin this beautiful journey following the Dudh Kosi valley upstream. Expect to be blown away on the first day of the glorious journey to the Mount Pumori.

 As the day progresses we will cross and re-cross the rapid Imja Khola upon sturdy suspension bridges. Since most of the day will be spent traipsing along the banks, the trek will be mostly on a plain stretch. However, towards the end of the day’s trek, we will make a final steep climb to the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar (3440m). The rest of the day is designated for relaxing or exploring the bazaar after having checked into our comfortable lodge.

Accommodation: Hotel/ guest house Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs

Day 5

Acclimatization on Namche.

We desperately need the spare day in order to adjust to the low oxygen levels. Today we will ascend to Syanboche hill (3900m). From this spot, we can see the mouth-watering view of the entire Everest Region including of course Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Kusum Kanguru, Tawache, Kunde and other small snow-capped peaks. Also, people use to say that you have to be at Syanboche before you die. Furthermore,

we will visit the high Himalayan Sherpa Village- Khumjung, from where you can see the Hillary school. And a little bit of walk from Khumjung we can reach Khunde where we visit the Khunde monastery which depicts the clear picture of local Sherpa culture, traditions and you can also see the sculpture of “Yeti”, which you have heard in myths only. In this acclimatization day, we will spend time hiking and resting which will allow fasting acclimatizing in the high region. After this marvelous view, we will return to Namche for an overnight stay.

Accommodation: Hotel / guest house Estimated Walking Distance: 4-5 hrs hike

Day 6

Trek to Tengboche (3,850m).

we continue onwards along the banks of the Imja Khola and make our way to Thyangboche (3850m). The start of the trek involves a steep climb out of Namche Bazaar to get to the trail. However, once that’s been overcome, we continue along the well-maintained trail and follow a slight gradient to reach the new elevation.

Upon reaching our destination, you will not be disappointed with the amazing village located on a ridge below the impressive north ridge of the Kang Taiga. The best part about the hike is that you can see the summit of Mt. Everest from almost every part of the path. Following our day’s hike, we will rest at the lodge close to one of the most important monasteries in Nepal.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ guest house Estimated Walking Distance: 4-5 hrs

Day 7

Trek to Ama Dablam base camp (4,600m).

With a warm breakfast, we will step uphill towards the base camp of Mount Ama Dablam which will be successfully summited by us in the near future.

Our expedition team members from Himalayan trekkers will set up the camps for an overnight stay at the base camp.

Accommodation: Tented camp. Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs

Day 8-27

Climbing period of Mount Ama Dablam (6,812m).

During this time frame, you will be more connected with expedition team members who will train, guide and assist you to meet your dream.

You will acclimatize, stay in various camps and conquer the summit of Mount Ama Dablam ( the most beautiful peak of the world) and return back to the base camp.

Celebration in the camp. Overnight.

Accommodation: Tented camp

Day 28

Cleaning up the campsite and return back to Tengboche.

After sanitation and cleaning programs at the campsite, we will descend down to Tengboche for overnight stay.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ guest house Estimated Walking Distance: 4-5 hrs

Day 29

Return back to Namche.

With warm sunlight and good breakfast, we will descend down to Namche for overnight stay.

Accommodation: Hotel/ guest house Estimated Walking Distance: 4-5 hrs

Day 30

Trek back to Lukla.

We proceed along the Dudh Kosi River following the crests and troughs on the grassy banks. We can expect a mostly downhill trek to our finish line with a little rise in the terrain that we will follow at the end of the day to our lodge at Lukla.

Final celebration with all team members of Himalayan trekkers by opening some beers and good food. Overnight.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ guest house Estimated Walking Distance: 6-7 hrs

Day 31

Fly back to Kathmandu and free day.

Today we will take an early flight from Lukla to Kathmandu as it lies in the Himalayan region and we cannot be sure about the bad weather.

Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you can go to the spa and massage center to get rid of the pain and tired of trekking.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min flight and 30 min drive.

Day 32

Free/spare day.

Today is the free day as you can visit some of the Heritage sites of Kathmandu or you can stroll at Thamel and can do last minutes shopping, a souvenir for friends, families, and relatives.

In the evening, Farewell dinner with the team of Himalayan trekkers by enjoying a cultural show.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 33

Departure from land of Everest and majestic mountains.

Although, it is a sad moment for us to say goodbye however a representative from Himalayan trekkers will drop you at the airport before 3 hours of your flight and takes the feedback of the trip.

Hope to see you again in the next holidays!!

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Gear List

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. Besides these – the following list is suggested:

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Sun glasses
  • Sunscream
  • Lip Balm.

Feet

  • Thin & Warm Socks - 2 pairs
  • Sandals
  • Trekking Shoes on the trek
  • Comfortable Shoes in cities

Body

  • Warm gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Light jackets and pullovers
  • Wind – stopper jacket
  • Undergarments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Cotton/woolen pants or trousers

Accessories

  • Earplug
  • Electronics gadgets of your choice
  • Spare Battery
  • Notebook, pen, guidebook and map
  • Tour/Trekking Bag
  • Hiking Poles
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Down jacket
  • Toiletries (toilet paper, toothbrush/paste, nail cutter, anti-bacterial hand wash

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