AmaDablam is one of the widely famous mountains among the mountain climbers. The mountain lies in the Everest Region and has a height of 6,812 meters. The path to AmaDablam summit follows the old trekking route of iconic Everest Base Camp and changes its route from Dingboche village. The trek is suited for the experienced trekkers who want to level up their voyage in the mountains. AmaDablam expedition takes around 30 days to complete the whole journey, while it also expects the climbers a good physical shape as well as mount climbing training and experiences. The pre climbing training will be given during the meantime of 30 days. The trek also consists of many rest days to acclimatize the body in the high altitude so the chances of conquering the summit increase. If the weather as well as climatic conditions are in our favor we’ll reach the summit in our 22nd day of setting off.
The expedition covers major destinations in the Everest Region where you’ll be able to enjoy tasty local foods as well as breathtaking mountain views of Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and many other peaks. Passing different suspension bridges and walking along the banks of Dudhkoshi liver we reach the AmaDablam base camp from where our climbing starts. Our experienced guides and porters will be with you all the time to cater all your needs while you’ll only have to focus on climbing and conquering the exquisite AmaDablam. After you conquer this infamous peak there will be many other paths opened up for you as Nepal is a land of Himalayas consisting over 1000 peaks and also home to 8 peaks over 8000 meters.
As the altitude goes above 6,500 meters during the Amadablam Expeditions, trekkers need to be in a very good physical shape before embarking on the journey. Basic to Medium physical exercises are recommended to all the travellers 3-4 months prior to the expedition as well. Climbers having some experience of peak climbing before also get a major plus point. There will be many hardships along the way but the trek surely will be worth it as you taste the authentic local foods and beverages along with the grand feeling of conquering AmaDablam.
The trek begins with a short sightseeing of UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu and then a flight to Lukla, one of the most thrilling airports in the world. We head to Manjo from Lukla and stay for the night with a belly full of local foods and beverages. We head to Namche Bazaar the next day, which will be around 5 to 6 hours of walk. After a long and tiring day we stay a warm lodge at Namche and take a good night’s sleep with an exciting day ahead tomorrow. The following day we continue our journey to Khumjung. The day after we get to Phortse and we move onwards to Dingboche. After wonderful day at Dingboche we reach Chukkung, climb Chhukung and be back to Dingboche. We head to Amadablam Base Camp from Dingboche and engage on many training activities before actually heading for the Summit. We go to Yak Camp (I and II) then be back to AmaDablam base camp from where we finally move on to Summit from Camp 1, 2, 2.7 and finally reach the summit. We head back to Lukla the same way before and take the stunning flight back to Kathmandu, which will mark the end to this thrilling AmaDablam Expeditions.
Outline ItineraryDay 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02 : Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley and Trek preparations
Day 03: Fly to Lukla and head to Monjo (2,835m/9,300ft) 5-6 hours
Day 04: Trek from Monjo to (3,440m/11,284ft) - 3 to 4 hours trek
Day 05: Trek from Namche to Khumjung (3,790m/12,400ft) 3 to 4 hour trek
Day 06: Trek Khumjung to Phortse (3,800m/12,450ft) 4 to 5 hours trek
Day 07: Trek from Phortse to Dingboche (4,410m/14,465ft) 6 to 7 hours trek
Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Chukkung, then Climb of Chukkung Ri (5,364m/17,600ft) and back to Dingboche : 7 to 8 hours trek
Day 09: Trek from Dingboche to Ama Dablam Base Camp (4,570m/15,000ft) 5 to 6 hours trek
Day 10: Acclimatization Climb to Yak Camp (5,182m/17,000ft) and return to Base Camp : 4 to 6 hours trek
Day 11 – 12: Rest day in Base Camp and pre-climbing training
Day 13: Climb to Yak Camp (5,182m/17,000ft) 3 to 4 hours trek
Day 14: Climb from Yak Camp to Camp 1 (5,639m/18,500ft) 3 to 4 hours trek/Climbing
Day 15: Acclimatization day and Climb to Camp 2 (5,944m/19,500ft) and return to Camp 1 (5,639m/18,500ft) 5 to 6 hours trek/climbing
Day 16: Descend from Camp 1 to Base Camp (4,570m/15,000ft) 2 to 3 hours trek
Day 17 – 18: Rest Day in Ama Dablam Base Camp
Day 19: Climb from the Base Camp (4,570m/15,000 ft/) to Camp 1 (5,639 m/18,500 ft) 5 to 6 hours trek
Day 20: Rest Day in Camp 1 (Optional)
Day 21: Climb to Camp 1 to Camp 2, then to Camp 2.7 (6,350m/20,800ft) 6 to 7 hours trek/climbing
Day 22: Climb from Camp 2.7 to Ama Dablam Peak Summit (6,812m/22,349ft), then return to Camp 2.7 : 8 to 9 hours trek/climbing
Day 23: Descend from Camp 2.7 to Base Camp (4,570m/15,000ft) 5 to 6 hours trek/climbing
Day 24: Extra Day for contingency
Day 25: Trek from Base Camp to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,284 ft) - 6 to 7 hours trek
Day 26: Trek from Namche to Lukla : 6-7 hours trek
Day 27: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu : 35min.
Day 28: Contingency day in Kathmandu
Day 29: Departure day