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AMADABLAM CLIMBING EXPEDITION

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Destination

Amadablam, Everest Base Camp

Region

Everest Khumbu Region

Grade

Moderate to Challenging

Activity

Trekking

Duration

14 Days

Route

Lukla - Amadablam Base Camp - EBC

Walking Hours

5-7 Hours a day

Accommodation

Hotel / Lodge / tea house

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner during the trek

Transportation

Kathmandu / Lukla / Kathmandu

Start/End

Kathmandu / Kathmandu

Group Size

2-15 Person

Best Season

Feb, Mar, Apr, May, June, Sep, Oct, Nov & Dec

Max.Altitude

5,550 Meters
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Overview

Amadablam Climbing Expedition Itinerary, Cost With Best Climbing Routes, and Altitude

Ama Dablam climbing Expedition is one of the beautiful mountain expeditions. This mountain lies at an altitude of 6,812 m. Ama Dablam is also Knowns as the “Matterhorn of the Himalayas”. This overwhelming ice-coated granite pyramid dominates the sky above the trekker’s trail. This climbing expedition likes like the trail to Everest Base Camp. Mt. Ama Dablam is also known as the Mother’s necklace as its long ridges on each side show the affection of Mother.

Ama Dablam was first climbed on 13 March 1960 by Mike Gill (NZ), Barry Bishop (USA), Mike Ward (UK), and Wally Romanes (NZ). They completed this trail via the Southwest Ridge. Climbers set up three camps along the ridge with camp 3 hanging below and to the right of the hanging glacier.

Mount Ama Dablam Climbing Expedition is a 30-day climbing expedition. Beginning from Kathmandu we take a flight to Lukla following Everest Trail. We take standard ascent of Ama Dablam via the South-Western ridge followed by Ward (UK), Bishop (USA), and Gill (NZ). This route offers a varied and sustained climb with a reasonable level of difficulty. Camp 1 is Moderate then it gets a little challenging up along the narrow granite ridge-till camp 2. While reaching camp 3 it's starting to get more technical. Skirting around the hanging glacier or the Dablam we cross snow arête(a sharp ridge). Finally, we cross bergschrund (a gap or crevasse at the edge) between ice cliffs and scale the summit. After scaling the summit, we return back to base camp.

Ama Dablam Climbing Expedition provides you to experience climbing to the next level. Ultimate Base Camp trek for Ama Dablam Climbing is for adventure lovers. The scenery of the base camp itself will be a fascinating holidays memory waiting for you.

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Itinerary

01
Arrive in Kathmandu

Upon arrival meet and assist by Parikrama Treks Representative. Transfer to the Hotell. We will provide a short briefing about Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek.

02
Flight to Lukla (9,383ft) & Trek to Monjo (9,301ft)

Early morning we take a scenic flight to Lukla. Your Everest and Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek start here. The journey begins with an easy five-hour climb down to Monjo village.

03
Trek to Namche (11,286ft / 6 hrs)

We will climb up this day for about three hours. We will enter Sagarmatha National Park to reach Namche Bazaar. Acclimatization at Namche This is an altitude acclimatization rest day. Rest well as your trek starts getting tougher from the next day.

04
Acclimatization at Namche

This is an altitude acclimatization rest day. Rest well as your trek starts getting tougher from the next day.

05
Trek to Pangboche (13,074ft / 8 hrs)

Hike through forests to Pangboche village. The view of majestic Mount Ama Dablam (22,349 feet) will keep you energized.

06
Trek to Ama Dablam Base Camp (14,993ft) & Back to Pangboche

The base camp is right around the corner from Pangboche. This place is also popular among tourists as several sightings of the Yeti.

07
Trek to Dingboche (14,470ft)

We will be heading towards Everest from this day. The village lies on the bank of the Imja River.

08
Trek to Lobuche (16,210ft)

We will hike through snow and pass Thukla village. Later we will reach Lobuche, Lobuche lies at the foot of the Khumbu glacier. Mount Everest will be a day away.

09
Trek to Gorakshep (16,942ft) Visit Everest Base Camp

A short three-hour trek will take you to Gorakshep, a village sitting on top of a frozen lake bed. Later we hike all the way to Everest Base Camp.

10
Hike Up to Kala Patthar (18,519ft) & Trek to Pheriche (14,340ft)

We will hike up to Kala Patthar, which lies on the southern ridge of Mount Pumori (23,494 feet). We will descend to Pheriche, a small village full of yaks.

11
Trek to Namche

We will start to get back now. We start with an easy downhill trek through forests, suspension bridges, and alongside mountain ridges. It will get you to Namche Bazaar.

12
Trek to Lukla

You descend downhill to reach Lukla from Namche Bazaar.

13
Flight to Kathmandu

We take a return flight to Kathmandu from Lukla. Transfer to the hotel.

14
Final Departure

Ama Dablam Climbing Expedition journey ends.

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What is Included

  • Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle in Kathmandu transfers
  • All land Transport Including Cities to Cities, from hotel to starting and ending point of the trek
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in cities on a B/B basis
  • World Heritage sites for Sightseeing Tours during your stay in cities
  • Lodges/ tea house accommodation in double occupancy or family bed room during the entire trek and climb
  • Experienced English speaking guide for sight-seeing tour by private tourist vehicle
  • Services of a trained and Professional license holder English speaking trekking guide (leader)
  • Guide with experience of First Aid treatment, AMS safety training certified
  • Required number porters to carry your luggage (one porter for every 2 guests) during the trek
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the entire trek and climb
  • Tea and coffee (1 cup) three times daily on trek or climb
  • Proper warm clothing, shoes, sunglass for guide and porter
  • Expenses for all Staff including their salary, insurance, domestic airfare, transportation, food, and accommodation
  • Warm Clothes and Shoes for porters during the trek
  • All necessary permits; trekking conservation/ National Park/ TIMS Card/ Special permits fee as per the itinerary
  • Guide airfare if the clients are flying to the destination
  • Medical First Aid Kit (carried by your guide)
  • Coordination of quick Rescue service in case required (Costs covered by your Insurance Plan)
  • Entrance fee in all monuments during tour
  • All land Transport Charge for Clients, guide, Porter by tourist bus or locally available
  • Daily wages with food allowances and accommodation for all trekking staff
  • All government taxes, 24.3% VAT & service charges.

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What is Excluded

  • International and Domestic Airfare not listed in the Itinerary
  • Nepal entry visa fee can be issued on your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport
  • Lunch and dinner whilst in cities
  • Emergency Rescue, Evacuation cost or any types of travel, Personal interest items insurance fee
  • Airfare for any sector as per the destination (Quoted separately)
  • Any item of personal nature such as beverages, hot cold drinks, laundry, telephone call, battery charges, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipment
  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Personal climbing guide if requested
  • Food accommodation cost due to Unforeseen act landslide, sick, flight delayed, bad weather, etc
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg of luggage, a cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
  • Tips for trekking, tour staff, and driver (Tipping is expected)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in the ‘Cost Includes’ section.
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Equipment List

Here’s a complete rundown of what to bring if you’re planning a camping or tea-house trek in Nepal. Proper preparation and equipment for the conditions will go a long way to ensuring you have a great trekking experience.  What follows is a pretty comprehensive list and will make sure you are covered in the coldest months of the year. If you have questions on what you might need just ask us and keep in mind that Kathmandu is a great place to buy trekking gear at affordable prices.


IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS AND ITEMS

  • Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
  • Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport), proof of insurance
  • Dollars, pounds, or Euros in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport, for paying for restaurants and hotels, for gratuities, snacks, and to purchase your own drinks and gifts
  • Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler's checks, etc.


ON THE TRAIL DAYPACK

  • Extra layers, gloves, windbreaker, and poncho
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip Balm with Sunscreen
  • Broad-brimmed hat or bandana (for sun protection)
  • Iodine Water Tablets (personal preference)
  • Water Bottles or Camel Back
  • Sunglasses
  • Headlamp with extra batteries
  • Favorite Snacks
  • Waterproof bags to protect electronics or paperwork
  • Camera with extra batteries and memory cards
  • Umbrella (works great in light rain or to protect from the sun)
  • Duct tape or moleskin for blisters
  • Toilet Paper
  • Trekking Poles (optional)
  • Thermos (optional for hot beverages)


CLOTHING: BASE, MIDDLE AND OUTER LAYERS

  • Moisture-wicking long-sleeve tee-shirts (2)
  • Moisture-wicking tee-shirts (1)
  • Long underwear pants (2)
  • Underwear (5 to 7)
  • Heavy Fleece or Down Jacket
  • Long sleeve shirts (2)
  • Sweatshirt (optional)
  • Fleece Pants
  • Trekking Pants (2)
  • Shorts (optional)
  • Gortex or Waterproof Jacket with hood
  • Rain Poncho that covers your day pack
  • Waterproof Pants
  • Wide-brimmed hat
  • Wool hat (Should cover ears) or Balaclava
  • Lightweight Gloves
  • Insulated Wool or Down Mittens
  • Gaiters (optional)


FOOTWEAR: SHOES AND SOCKS

  • Hiking boots with ankle support
  • Camp shoes or Tennis Shoes
  • Plastic bag to carry spare shoes
  • Hiking socks (10)
  • Sock Liners (optional)


SLEEPING BAG

  • Sleeping bag rated to -15° C/ 0° f
  • Sleeping bag liner (optional)
  • Sleeping bag stuff sack


DUFFEL BAGS AND DAY PACKS

  • Duffel Bag for Carrying Your Gear (we provide this for the trek)
  • Day Pack for Carrying what you need on the trail
  • Small Lock(s) for duffel bag and a day pack
  • Waterproof cover for a daypack
  • Drybags in several sizes
  • Stuff sacks for dirty clothes/shoes


FIRST AID KIT AND TOILETRIES

Our team brings along a basic first aid kit but we recommend you also carry the following;

  • Advil or Ibuprofen
  • Diamox (for altitude sickness)
  • Personal Prescriptions
  • Medical Tape (for preventing treating blisters)
  • Antibiotics (Cipro for travelers’ diarrhea)
  • Diaper Rash Cream (Can treat rashes or chaffing)
  • Basic toiletries (Soap, Deodorant…)
  • Wet wipes
  • Panty Liners and Tampons
  • Face lotion
  • Hairbrush
  • Hair ties
  • Hand warmers
  • Earplugs for sleeping


OTHER ITEMS

  • Portable Solar Charger
  • Journal, pen, and paper
  • Reading book
  • Voltage converter (from 220 to 110)
  • Plug adapter (2 round pegs to 2 flat pegs)
  • Lightweight pillowcase (in case your tea houses provide you with pillows) or use your own stuff as a pillow

Here’s a complete rundown of what to bring if you’re planning a camping or tea-house trek in Nepal. Proper preparation and equipment for the conditions will go a long way to ensuring you have a great trekking experience.  What follows is a pretty comprehensive list and will make sure you are covered in the coldest months of the year. If you have questions on what you might need just ask us and keep in mind that Kathmandu is a great place to buy trekking gear at affordable prices.


IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS AND ITEMS

  • Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
  • Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport), proof of insurance
  • Dollars, pounds, or Euros in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport, for paying for restaurants and hotels, for gratuities, snacks, and to purchase your own drinks and gifts
  • Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler's checks, etc.


ON THE TRAIL DAYPACK

  • Extra layers, gloves, windbreaker, and poncho
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip Balm with Sunscreen
  • Broad-brimmed hat or bandana (for sun protection)
  • Iodine Water Tablets (personal preference)
  • Water Bottles or Camel Back
  • Sunglasses
  • Headlamp with extra batteries
  • Favorite Snacks
  • Waterproof bags to protect electronics or paperwork
  • Camera with extra batteries and memory cards
  • Umbrella (works great in light rain or to protect from the sun)
  • Duct tape or moleskin for blisters
  • Toilet Paper
  • Trekking Poles (optional)
  • Thermos (optional for hot beverages)


CLOTHING: BASE, MIDDLE AND OUTER LAYERS

  • Moisture-wicking long-sleeve tee-shirts (2)
  • Moisture-wicking tee-shirts (1)
  • Long underwear pants (2)
  • Underwear (5 to 7)
  • Heavy Fleece or Down Jacket
  • Long sleeve shirts (2)
  • Sweatshirt (optional)
  • Fleece Pants
  • Trekking Pants (2)
  • Shorts (optional)
  • Gortex or Waterproof Jacket with hood
  • Rain Poncho that covers your day pack
  • Waterproof Pants
  • Wide-brimmed hat
  • Wool hat (Should cover ears) or Balaclava
  • Lightweight Gloves
  • Insulated Wool or Down Mittens
  • Gaiters (optional)


FOOTWEAR: SHOES AND SOCKS

  • Hiking boots with ankle support
  • Camp shoes or Tennis Shoes
  • Plastic bag to carry spare shoes
  • Hiking socks (10)
  • Sock Liners (optional)


SLEEPING BAG

  • Sleeping bag rated to -15° C/ 0° f
  • Sleeping bag liner (optional)
  • Sleeping bag stuff sack


DUFFEL BAGS AND DAY PACKS

  • Duffel Bag for Carrying Your Gear (we provide this for the trek)
  • Day Pack for Carrying what you need on the trail
  • Small Lock(s) for duffel bag and a day pack
  • Waterproof cover for a daypack
  • Drybags in several sizes
  • Stuff sacks for dirty clothes/shoes


FIRST AID KIT AND TOILETRIES

Our team brings along a basic first aid kit but we recommend you also carry the following;

  • Advil or Ibuprofen
  • Diamox (for altitude sickness)
  • Personal Prescriptions
  • Medical Tape (for preventing treating blisters)
  • Antibiotics (Cipro for travelers’ diarrhea)
  • Diaper Rash Cream (Can treat rashes or chaffing)
  • Basic toiletries (Soap, Deodorant…)
  • Wet wipes
  • Panty Liners and Tampons
  • Face lotion
  • Hairbrush
  • Hair ties
  • Hand warmers
  • Earplugs for sleeping


OTHER ITEMS

  • Portable Solar Charger
  • Journal, pen, and paper
  • Reading book
  • Voltage converter (from 220 to 110)
  • Plug adapter (2 round pegs to 2 flat pegs)
  • Lightweight pillowcase (in case your tea houses provide you with pillows) or use your own stuff as a pillow

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