Ama Dablam Expedition


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You need to be in excellent physical condition: be ready to walk or climb more than 10 hours a day. You may be subjected to face extreme weather and high altitude. The terrain will be very rock and icy and remote. Technical climbing equipment is required.

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View Nepal Treks proudly presents an overwhelming adventure Ama Dablam Expedition although a small mountain of 6,814 m and 22,355 ft high, provides enough thrill and technical challenge than most 8,000 or 7,000 meters mountains.

Located southeast from Everest Base Camp close to villages of Pangboche and Dingboche the route leads away from mainstream trekking trail in complete off-beaten tracks. Named “Ama-Dablam” after Sherpa language of Tibetan origin meaning ‘Mother with Jewel Box’ from the distance looking at the mountain with huge Ice-block attached on its neck resembles a small jewel box.

One of the most stunning and magnificent looking mountain in all Himalaya slowly becoming popular among hard-core mountaineers to climb this beautiful peak, It offers high technical skill from either side of the mountain. The mountain with immense beauty has made a coveted prize for climbers since its first ascent in 1961 by Anglo-American New Zealand team it has been climbed frequently by many interested climbers using different routes.

View Nepal Treks takes the challenging adventure using original South West Ridge route for the climb, as it offers excellent climbing effort, with a reasonable level of difficulty and using good camp platforms at strategic points along the summit route. After spending a week or more of the tough and exciting climb to the summit, after a triumph on top, head back to Lukla for the flight to Kathmandu, after a successful climb and great experience with View Nepal Treks service and support of expert guides.

On arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, received by View Nepal Treks staff with warm welcome and transfer to respective hotels with briefing regarding Ama Dablam expeditions hotels, lodge on route with do and don’ts with evening group welcome dinner.

Meal

Dinner

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

1400 m

In Kathmandu with optional sightseeing around places of places of interest, as Kathmandu valley steeped with historical monuments all listed as World Heritage Sites, an opportunity to gain knowledge of Nepali cultures and traditions.

Meal

Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel

Altitude

1.400 m

Today fully engrossed with Ama-Dablam Expeditions activities with final briefing and orientation for the trek and climb and knowing each member of the team including guides and other staff. We have this extra day to provide enough time for packing and buying extra gears or shopping for the expeditions. View Nepal office and field staff along with the leader of the team will use this day to obtain permits and necessary documentation for the climb to Mt. Ama Dablam.

Meal

Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel

Altitude

1,400 m

Mornings, flight to Lukla with views of mountain range, after 30 mins of great flight reaching Lukla, with short break trek towards Phakding village for overnight stop through farm villages, a moderate walk with few short ups overlooking beautiful scenery along the route to Phakding located by Dudh Kosi river.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

2,640 m

After a nice morning, walk continues crossing bridges over Dudh Kosi River passing several interesting villages of Toc-Toc, Bhenkar and Monjo arriving at Sagarmatha National Park entrance gate, from here on the river bed for few hours and after the last bridge a steep uphill to Namche Bazaar, at Namche with facilities of good restaurant, pubs, cyber café, post office, and banks.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

3,440 m

A perfect place for rest day for proper acclimatization before heading higher area, morning a short hike to Everest View Hotel or walk up on top a hill of Namche for views of Everest, Amadablam and adjoining peaks, visit the museum.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,440 m

From Namche on gradual scenic path with downhill to Imjatse river at Phunge-Tenga for lunch, and then uphill through rhododendron, pines, firs tree forest with views of snowcapped peaks. On reaching Thyangboche visit famous Buddhist monastery with magnificent panorama of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtenga, Thamasarku, Kwande and majestic Amadablam.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,867 m

Morning downhill walk for few hours over Imjatse River, after the bridge walk on an open country where tree lines fades for few short juniper and dwarf rhododendron bushes, uphill for a while to reach at Pangboche village at 3,900 meters. Last permanent village before Ama-Dablam areas and beyond, from here downhill to Imjatse River and after crossing a bridge, leading to a steep slow climb to huge wide field at Ama-Dablam base camp.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,580 m

A necessary rest day at Pheriche for proper acclimatization before heading Everest base camp and to our goal Island Peak climb, as from here altitude gains more. Pheriche with views Face of Amadablam North Face, a short high climb on the ridge provides views of world’s 5th highest Mt. Makalu and Amphu Labtsa peak including Island peak.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,260 m

After resting at Pheriche, morning walk on flat valley than with short climb for an hour to Thugla for lunch where Khumbu glacier melts into a raging river. At Thugla trail from Dingboche and Pheriche joins. After a lunch stop a steep climb for an hour to Thulga pass, here witness memorials of unfortunate climbers who died climbing Mt. Everest, Lhotse and other high mountains. From here a nice pleasant walk brings to Lobuche for an overnight stop.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,930 m

From Lobuche, our route leads closer to our destination at Everest Base Camp, as morning walk leads to gentle uphill with a short steep climb in between glacier and moraine to Gorakshep. Gorakshep located beneath Mt. Pumori and Kalapathar viewpoint hill. After Gorakshep walk further east to Everest Base Camp, where route leads over moraine and glaciers then finally reaching on the foot of Everest at base camp. Enjoy glorious views of massive Khumbu Ice Fall and glaciers, after completing an adventure of a lifetime experience walk back to Gorakshep for the overnight halt.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

5,170 m

Today after gathering all climbing gears from the porters and Yaks busy sorting out the equipment and planning with few practices before the final event to the top of world number one peak.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

5,380 m

Start preparing for the climb to the summit encountering great technical effort through massive tumbling boulders of Khumbu Ice Falls it will be an incredible experience. From Everest base camp which is at 5,364m. expedition from South is technically difficult encountering Khumbu Ice-fall, all these route will be taken care by our climbing guides and staff in keeping the route safe with necessary secure measure taken, from here needs positive attitude with physical and mental effort to attempts this climbing adventure. Most of the expeditions sets 4-5 camps before the summit bid, however with our climbing days for 25 days we will using at least 4 or 5 camps to reach the top of Everest.
The last camp will be at South Col ridge which connects to Lhotse peak also. The final climb leads to cross the last section on Hillary step to reach the top summit. The Hillary step a technical section of this climb beside Khumbu Ice Falls, climbing from South Col route is technically straightforward than the North Col (Tibet side), except for Khumbu Icefalls. During 2 weeks or more one can start loading and carrying gears to Camp I and Camp II, in the Western Cwm. Once everyone is well acclimatized, Camp I will be mostly by-passed en-route for Camp II, which will become an Advance Base Camp.
The route to this point will involve crossing the crevasses on ladders, jumaring up serac walls and a long tedious plod-up the Western Cwm. Camp III will be halfway up near Lhotse Face at 7,400 meters high, from here a long rising traverse across the snow slopes, a yellow band of rock and the Geneva Spur leads to the South Col and Camp IV. As per favorable weather conditions follow our lead guide and leaders to the summit on top of the world at 8,848m (29,028 ft.). Some have measured as 8,850 m high but not yet confirmed. After a mind-blowing experience of lifetime adventure feeling high on top of the world descend back safely towards base camp using few camps on route downhill.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Camping

Altitude

5,380 to 8,848 m

This day all climbing party and the member including guide and staff should have reached at base camp on this day, to assist packing equipment and checking each member health condition after the great classic climb.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

5,380 m

Start packing the climbing gears and disposing of garbage in proper sites, where SPPC (Sagarmatha Pollution Control) will check the camp and depositing the litter to take away from the base camp to disposal sites or back to Kathmandu.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Camping

Altitude

5,380m

The morning after a successful ascent of world highest Mt. Everest, after a great moment return to Gorakshep and continue to walk to Thugla, and then downhill to Pheriche windy valley after a nice pleasant day reaching at Pheriche for an overnight stop.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,260 m

Return journey is much easier losing heights every hours, walking downhill with few short ups to Pangboche and then to the bridge with two 2 hours climb to Thyangboche, after a short break descend to Imjatse River, with steep climb for an hour to Sanasa, from here on gradual path with short ups and downs to Namche Bazaar for overnight stop.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,440 m

The Morning walk back to Dudh Kosi river valley and to Monjo and then reaching at Phakding from here a pleasant last day trek to Lukla on reaching Lukla celebrate last night dinner with fellow climbers and staff.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

2,830 m

From Lukla taking an early morning flight back to Kathmandu with views of mountains, at Kathmandu domestic airport our staff transfers you back to respective hotels with rest of the day free at leisure.

Meal

Breakfast and Lunch

Accomodation

Hotel

Altitude

1,400 m

A spare day in Kathmandu in case of flight delay and cancellation due to unfavorable bad weather which might occur, as the Himalayan weather can be unpredictable sometimes if all goes well have a free day or sightseeing tour of Kathmandu-Patan and Bhaktapur. We have allowed two days after Lukla for reserve day and as well to submit expeditions report to concern Nepal Government Department regarding the climb and activities of the expeditions.

Meal

Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel

Altitude

1,400 m

Today, your last day in amazing Nepal with great experience and fond memories of Island Peak Climb and trekking, as per your time for international flight, View Nepal staff transfer you to airport for your final departure homeward bound or to your next destinations.

Meal

Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel

Altitude

1,400 m

What is Included ?

    • All arrival and departure transportation airport / hotel / airport.
    • Three Star (Tourist Standard) hotel in Kathmandu with bed / breakfast basis.
    • A guide who can speak English and government licensed.
    • Climbing certified Sherpa for climbing
    • Porter (2 clients: 1 porter).
    • Food in Trekking (B-L-D).
    • Lodge accommodation during trekking.
    • Applicable TIMS (Trekking Information Management Systems) card.
    • National Park permit for Sagarmatha national park
    • Domestic airfare as per the itinerary Kathmandu / Lukla / Kathmandu and trips briefing with full information and reconfirmation of your international air tickets also.
    • Full board trek basis includes (B-L-D) on Lodge accommodation during trekking and tent in climbing period.
    • Necessary camping equipment like dining tent. clients tent, toilet tent, kitchen utensils etc.
    • Service of trekking guide and porter daily wages-medical insurance, meals, and transportation allowance.
    • Welcome or Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural programs.
    • Note: We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.

What is Excluded?

    • Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel / medical insurance.
    • Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel / medical insurance.
    • Emergency evacuation by any means of transportation including Heli services and personal medical kit.
    • Tips for guide and porter.
    • Early return from the trip due to personal / medical problem in this case clients should bear his / her own expenses on return from trek and in Kathmandu including expenses of accompanying guide / porters.

The given cost are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you. We also organizes trips on small groups, so we recommend you to reserve a seat for yourself by booking with us right away. Hurry! The adventure awaits you.

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