Ama Dablam Expedition

  • the most beautiful mountains in the Himalayan range

Difficult level : Technical

Trekking Duration : 28 Days

Trip Starts : Lukla-phakding

Trip Ends : Lukla- kathmandu

Accommodations : Hotel-Lodge-Tent

Meal : Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner

Max : 6812m

Best Season : Spring-Autumn

Best Part

The small group of between 4 and 7 participants
Supervision by a Nepal mountain guide
The diversity of the landscapes and Sherpa culture
Climbing one of the most beautiful mountains in the Himalayan range

Arrival in Kathmandu. you are greeted at the airport by our team and then transferred to our hotel. Evening briefing from your guide. approximately  20 Minutes of driving to the hotel Final altitude: approximately 13,50 m Meals: dinner Accommodation: night in the hotel

We reserve this day for sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley and to prepare for a climbing permit. After having a warm breakfast, we will leave the hotel in a private vehicle with an experienced tour guide. We will visit several UNESCO-listed world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley and the famous sacred Hindu temple, the Pashupatinath temple, the Swayambhunath stupa, and the Boudhanath stupa. These places are well-known to have inherited ancient religious practices, architecture, and culture. Tour: full-day tour Final altitude: approximately 13,50 m Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: night in the hotel

Early departure from the hotel to reach Kathmandu airport then flight about 35 minutes to Lukla (2840m), the small airfield serving the Khumbu region (flight subject to climatic and operational hazards). Distribution of charges for porters then departure for trekking (usually after lunch); we start with a descent on Thado Koshi (2550m) followed by a gentle ascent along the Dudh Kosi (the “river of milk”) which leads us to Phakding (2610m). approximately Transfer: 4 to 5 h drive and 15 min flight to Lukla Final altitude: approximately 2,960 m Meals: breakfast – lunch – dinner Accommodation: night in the lodge

We will continue up the valley along the Dudh Kosi before starting the steep climb to Namche Bazar (3440m), the capital of Khumbu (Sherpa country). On the way, views of Thamserku (6608m) and Kusum Kanguru (6367m), and sometimes Everest (8850m) when climbing to Namche Bazar (about halfway up). Approximately 6 hours of walking Final altitude: approximately 3440 m Meals: breakfast – lunch – dinner Accommodation: night in the lodge

We go up the valley of Bhote Khosi to the village of Thame (3800m), at the crossroads of the valley which goes to the Rolwaling by the Trashi Lapsa (5755m) and the one that leads to Tibet by the Nangpa La (5716m). Back to Namche Bazar by the same path. Approximately 4 hours of walking Final altitude: approximately 3,440 m Meals: breakfast – lunch – dinner Accommodation: night in the lodge

We climb above Namche Bazar by a gently sloping path on the mountainside to Mong Pass, overlooking Ama Dablam and Kantega, two of Nepal’s most spectacular peaks. We then descend to Phortse Tenga at 3600 m at the edge of the Milky River (Dudu Khosi) and go back slightly to the village of Phortse (3810 m). This day allows us to perfect our acclimatization to the altitude Approximately 5 hours of walking Final altitude: approximately 3810 m Meals: breakfast – lunch – dinner Accommodation: night in the lodge

A slow and steady climb up the Khumbu Valley to Pangboche, the village dominated by Ama Dablam. We continue our climb up the valley to Pangboche (3930m) where we take a break before crossing the Imja Khola and climbing towards the Ama Dablam base camp located at 4600m. Approximately 6-7 hours of walking Final altitude: approximately 46,00 m Meals: breakfast – lunch – dinner Accommodation: night in the tent

Now, we have 15 days dedicated to your further acclimatization, rest, installation of the various high-altitude camps, and the final ascent to the summit. – Route between the base camp and the high camp (5400m): the path follows the ridgeline (gentle slope) which dominates the base camp. – Route between the high camp (5400m) and Camp 1 (5800m): crossing an area of ​​large blocks of rocks. The camp is located above a large slab of rock a hundred meters that can be slippery. – Itinerary between Camp 1 and Camp 2 (6000m): the route follows a horizontal ridge with many crossings and passing several projections. At the end of this ridge is the “yellow tower”: a vertical projection of 6 meters. The camp is slightly above. – Itinerary between camp 2 and camp 3 (6300m): departure from the camp by a steep section in snow/ice then crossing the gray tower: mixed delicately about 80m. After a crossing and a steep corridor, the ridge becomes easier to camp. – Itinerary between camp 3 and the summit (6856m): mounted by steep snow slopes (+ 40 °) with the passage of a bergschrund before approaching the summit slope. From the summit, an exceptional view of a multitude of peaks including 5 more than 8000m: Everest (8850m), the highest point on the planet, the Kangchenjunga (8586m), the third summit of the planet, the Lhotse (8516m), fourth, Makalu (8463m), fifth and Cho Oyu (8201m), sixth. Accommodation: tent

We leave the base camp and reach the main valley at Pangboche. We retrieve the main route that leads us to Namche. Approximately 6-7 hours of walking Final altitude: approximately 3440 m Meals: breakfast – lunch – dinner Accommodation: night in the lodge

We soon taste the gentle warmth of the low valleys descending the forested gorges of the Dudh Khosi, crossing the villages of Monjo and Phakding, before going back to Lukla where we thank the team of porters. We will spend our last evening in the heart of Khumbu. Approximately 6 hours of walking Final altitude: approximately 46,00 m Meals: breakfast – lunch – dinner Accommodation: night in the lodge

Free day in Kathmandu also serves as a security day in case of problems on the Lukla / Kathmandu or during trekking. Today, you have a rest day to relax or you can also go shopping in Kathmandu or you can do anything you like to by yourself. Final altitude: 1350 m Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: night in the hotel

free time depending on the departure time of your flight and our representative will drop you at the airport, ending your journey in Nepal. We hope to be of service to you again. Thank you and safe travels. Approximately 20 minutes of driving to the airport Final altitude: approximately 13,50m Meals: breakfast


  • Pick up and drop off services for both international & domestic flights as per the itinerary
  • 3 nights Hotel in Kathmandu on bed & breakfast plan, 2 nights before and 1 night after the expedition
  • Both-ways domestic flight from KTM – Lukla – KTM  with guide
  • All necessary transportation for overall expeditions
  • Mt. Amadablam climbing permit, All necessary Permits, National Park and VDC fees
  • Summit route fixing charge
  • Garbage disposal and management fees
  • 3 Meals a day (BLD) during the trek with attached Bathroom at Phakding, Namche, and onwards
  • Freshly cooked meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner): Continental, Nepali, Indian, and Chinese with hot drinks, Tea, and Coffee
  • 1 Professional Climbing Sherpa with his equipment allowance, daily wages, and carrying bonus
  • Government Liaison officer with his daily wages, equipment, food, insurance, and transportation
  • Base Camp Sardar, Cook, and Kitchen helpers with their equipment allowance and daily wages
  • Porters up to the Base Camp and return from the Base camp
  • 30 kg as a Member personal baggage
  • Each Member will be provided with an individual Tent, Mattress, and Pillow
  • Common Equipment: Dining Tent, Kitchen Tent, Shower Tent, Toilet Tent, Tables and Chairs, Heater etc.
  • High Camp Services for C1-C2: High Tent, Shovel, Rope, EPI Gas, Gas Burner (MSR Rector), High Food like soup items, tea/coffee etc.
  • Walkie-talkie for communicating from Base Camp to Mountain and Mountain to Base Camp
  • Internet access Wi-Fi is available to all climbers on our team at Base Camp ($50/gigabyte)
  • A satellite phone is available for emergency use at $10 per minute
  • Weather forecast during the entire expedition
  • In case of emergencies, sufficient Oxygen and Mask regulators available at our Base camp (chargeable as per use)
  • Helicopter rescue insurance for involved outdoor Nepali staff
  • Duffel Bags (if required)
  • First Aid medical kit carried by guide to BC
  • Welcome/Farewell dinner with expedition staff in a Nepali typical restaurant with a cultural show in Kathmandu
  • Government Taxes and Company Service Charge
  • Ama Dablam summit certificates after the successful summit of the peak


• International flight tickets
• Nepal Entry Visa fee
• Lunch & Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner)
• Personal Travel Insurance and High-Altitude Insurance (Accident, Medical and Emergency Rescue Evacuation)
• Personal Trekking and Climbing Gears
• Phone calls, internet, battery recharge, laundry, alcoholic beverages, bottles and canned beverages, specialty coffee or espresso drinks etc.
• Drone & Special filming permit
• Summit Bonus for Climbing Sherpa US $800.00
• Tips for Cook and Kitchen helpers
• Any other service cost which are not included in the Cost Includes

Trekking Duration : 28 Days

Trip Starts : Lukla-phakding

Difficult level : Technical

Trip Starts : Lukla-phakding

Trip Ends : Lukla- kathmandu

Accommodations : Hotel-Lodge-Tent

Max : 6812m

Best Season : Spring-Autumn

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