AMA DABLAM BASE CAMP TREK

  • DURATION13 Days
  • DIFFICULTY-LEVELModerate
  • GROUP SIZE1-14
  • MAX ALTITUDE4580

Highlights

  • Thrilling flight to Lukla
  • Experience the rich culture and tradition of Sherpa
  • Get a vivid view of Mt. Ama Dablam
  • Reach Ama Dablam Base Camp
  • Get overwhelming magnificent Views of snow-capped peaks such as Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse & many more
  • Visit Khumjung village and know the Buddhist values and lifestyle
  • Visit Namche Bazaar
  • Visit Tengboche Monastery
  • Visit cultural sites in Kathmandu

Trip Overview

Ama Dablam is one of the beautiful mountains in Nepal, and the views of Amadablam is seen from the Everest Base Camp Trail. All the trekkers, who are trekking to EBC-Kalapattar, Everest Chola Pass, or Gokyo-Renjo La Pass see the Great view of Amadablam. However, Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek is becoming much popular these days. The Ama Dablam Mountain is a popular climbing peak in Nepal, and you require a special climbing permit to summit the Peak.  However, just for the trek to the Base camp of Amadablam, only the normal trekking permits are enough.

Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek is an adventure journey that offers stunning views of the Himalayan Mountains. You get to see panoramic views of Mt. Everest (8,848.86 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Baruntse (7,162 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), and Mt. Kantega (6,782 m).

Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek starts after a short flight to Lukla. You then trek to Namche by staying overnight at Phakding. You spend an extra acclimatization day in Namche and walk to Khumjung village, where you visit the school and monastery. The visit to Khumsung villages offers you deep knowledge about the local people, the Sherpas, their culture, tradition, religion, and way of life. You then trek to Tengboche village, where you also visit the Tengboche monastery, which is the oldest in the region.

The trek to Ama Dablam base camp continues the next day to Pangboche. You stay overnight in Panboche and leave bags at the lodge and make a day trip to Ama Dablam base camp. The trail to Ama Dablam base camp is pretty steep and much Easier with a light day-pack. You return to Pangboche after visiting the base camp and stay overnight. You then trek the same trail to Namche Bazaar and finally to Lukla to take the return flight to Kathmandu.

The Ama Dablam Base Camp is an 8-day Trekking. However, We at Escape Nepal Holidays have 13 days program to complete the trek, which also includes your arrival day, departure day, a day tour in Kathmandu, and an extra buffer day at the end of the trekking. The extra day is used in the case you need any extra day on the trek or if the flight to Lukla delay or cancel due to the bad weather condition, which may happen some times.

The Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek is a moderate trek, which is suitable for all aged people and even children. You can also enjoy the view of Everest and many other Himalayas, and you see all the attractions that you see on the Everest Base camp trek. The only thing that you will not reach EBC on this trek and reach the Ama Dablam Base Camp.

Itinerary

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On your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you are picked up by our airport representative, and he takes you to the hotel and helps you check-in. The evening is free to relax and stroll on the colorful streets of Thamel.

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After breakfast at the hotel, you go on a guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. You visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. You get to see a great blend of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Tibetan Buddhism.

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Today, after early breakfast at the hotel, you fly to Lukla, and the Lukla is the starting point of the Ama Dablam base camp trek. The flight is for about 35 minutes. You get to see a Wonderful aerial view of mountains and villages during the flight.

Upon landing at the Lukla airport, you begin trekking towards Phakding village. The trail follows the mountainside along the left bank of the Dudh Koshi River to reach Phakding.

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The Ama Dablam base camp trek continues following the Dudh Koshi River and crosses it many times. After trekking through several forests and small villages, you reach Jorsale.

You take a short break to have Lunch in Jorsale. After that, you ascend on a steep forested path that leads to Namche Bazar.

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  • Namche Bazaar

Today, you take a rest for acclimatization and explore the Namche Bazar and its nearby areas. You go on a short trek to Everest View Hotel. You get to witness fantastic views of many snow-capped mountains like Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, etc... from the Everest View Hotel.

You can also continue to Khumjung village, which is a beautiful mountain village. Later, in the day, you stroll on the narrow and uneven streets of Namche Bazar.

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  • Namche Bazaar

You start the trek after breakfast at the Lodge, the trailheads to the Tengboche village today. The trail moves along a ridge on a flat level mountain path enjoying excellent panoramas of Kantega, Thamserku, and Kusum Kangaru.

Further, the trail descends to Phunki Tenga, and you stop here to have Lunch and ascends through the lush forest of rhododendron to reach Tengboche village. This village houses the oldest and the biggest monastery in the Khumbu region.

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  • Tengboche

After having breakfast at Lodge, you start trekking towards Pangboche village. From Tengboche, you drop down to Debuche village and cross a suspension bridge over Imja Khola.

Further, the trail ascends and takes you to Pangboche village. Here, you can visit the ancient Pangboche monastery.

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  • Pangboche

Today, you wake up early in the morning and ascend towards Ama Dablam Base Camp. The trail offers stunning views of the Himalayan Mountains.

As you reach the Ama Dablam base camp, you get to see panoramic views of mountains and hanging glaciers. After spending some time at the base camp, you descend to Pangboche to spend the night.

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  • Pangboche

Following the same trail, you move back to Namche Bazar today. The Trail offers beautiful scenes of many snow-covered peaks. From Pangboche, you ascend through lush forests of rhododendron and small villages to reach Namche Bazar.

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  • Namche Bazaar

After having a warm breakfast at Lodge, you begin trekking to Lukla. The Trail descends through lush forests, crossing numerous suspension bridges and small Fine settlement areas. You reach Phakding and have Lunch. You then ascend along the Dudh Koshi River to reach Lukla.

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  • Lukla

You wake up early and have your last Himalayan breakfast at the Lodge. After that, you take a short flight that takes you to Kathmandu.

Upon landing at the airport, you move to the hotel. The rest of the day is free.

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It's also a spare day in case of bad weather in Lukla and could not fly on the scheduled date and time. You can take a shopping tour or any other tour in Kathmandu, such as the Bhaktapur Patan tour. We can also remove this extra day from the tour itinerary if you do not want to.

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Today is your last day in Kathmandu. You will be transferred to the international airport for your final departure to your home or next destination.

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What's Included

  • Airport transfers
  • 4-night hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast
  • A day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) on the trek
  • Accommodations in lodges on the trek
  • A guide & porters (1 porter for every 2 trekkers and a porter carry about 20-22 KG from 2 of you)
  • Paper works, National park entry permits, & TIMS permit
  • Flight fare Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu with airport tax
  • Arrangement of emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets, and duffle bag, if Necessary (return after the trek)

What's Excluded

  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Your Travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Meals (lunch & dinner in Kathmandu)
  • Your personal expenses drink water, hot and cold drinks & bar bills
  • Laundry, telephone, hot shower & internet charge
  • Entrance fees while visiting Kathmandu on the second day
  • Tips for the guide and porters
  • Anything not mentioned in the included section

Check Available Dates

  • We have set a date to depart the Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek. So, select your date and book.
  • If the preferred date is not listed, then contact us for the further process to book the trek as the trekking is available on any date of the year.
  • We have listed the price for up to 14 people only so, if you are more than 14 people, then please contact us for the group price and process.
  • The private Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek is available on any date of the year.
  • The departure dates for the Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek are your arrival dates in Nepal.
Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityPrice 
Start Date04 Sep, 2021End Date16 Sep, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$1000
Start Date16 Sep, 2021End Date28 Sep, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$1000

Useful Information

Permits required to do the Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek

You are required to have some permits to do the Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek, and these are Sagarmatha national park entry permit, TIMS permit, and entry permits from Khumbu - Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality. We at Escape Nepal apply and get all these permits once you book the trek from us.

Accommodations on Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek

We provide 3-star hotel accommodation for four nights in Kathmandu (Two night pre and two nights post the Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek) and simple lodge/teahouse accommodation for the rest of the eight nights. The rooms are basic, normally just a bed with a pillow and blankets on trek lodge/guest house and Please remember that some of them are very basic, and a sense of adventure is necessary.

Hotels we provide:

  • Hotel in Kathmandu: Hotel Moonlight - 4 nights
  • Hotel on Trek Routes: Simple Mountain Lodge - 8 nights

We will provide a similar category of hotels if these hotels are not available. Hotel upgrade in Kathmandu is available on Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek as there is plenty of luxury 4 - 5-star hotels available.

Meals and Drinks on Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek

A total of 28 (12 breakfast, 8 munches, and 8 dinners) meals on Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek are included. We provide meals in the lodges along the trail, and you have breakfast and dinner at the lodge and lunch at the lodge available along the trails.

You find a wide variety of Nepali and Western meals on the Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek and drinks (coffee, tea, milk, soft drinks, and beer) as well. However, the drinks are not included in the cost. You can buy them yourself on the available lodge/guest house.

We advise you to bring water purification pills/medicine while coming for the Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek since you have normal water for free, use the medicine and drink. Or you can buy bottled water or boiled/safe water to drink.