Ama Dablam Expedition 6,812m
- Trekking Days:32
- Trip Grade:Challenging
- Max. Altitude:6812m
- Min. Altitude:1335m
- Walking per day:4-6 hrs
- Accomodation :Tea House,camping
- Trek Nature:Expedition
- Best Season:Spring/Autumn / Wintewr
- Group Size:3+
Mt Ama Dablam Expedition is a climbing expedition to the mountain Ama Dablam which is a beautiful snowcapped peak standing proud at the height of 6812 meters in the Everest region of Nepal. Ama Dablam Mountain was praised as the ‘Matterhorn of the Himalaya’ as this mountain covers the sky in the trekker’s trail towards the Everest Base Camp with its rock pyramid covered in ice and snow. The name of Ama Dablam originates from the huge mass of ice on the southwest face of the mountain. The mass of ice bear a resemblance to a box of gem hanging on the neck of Mt. Ama Dablam. The locale translation of Mt. Ama Dablam gives the meaning of ‘The Mother’s Jewel Box’. This mountain has a sentimental bond with the nation as it is named after the mother’s jewel box hanging on the neck of the mountain. There has been a historical event showing the sentiments of nation towards this mountain when Sir Edmund Hillary ascend this mountain by surprise, he was almost detained by King of Nepal for climbing the holy mountain without consent.
The regular climbing route to Mt. Ama Dablam is the south-west edge which is always occupied by most of the mountaineering individuals. This entrance of South-West edge is mainstream route to ascend Mt. Ama Dabalam. The disturbing ice glaciers and climbing over the steep snow are the main barriers during the climbing of the mountain. The will be generally three high camps during the climbing of the mountain placed at the vital points. The climbing is a general trekking which becomes difficult when it reaches the restricted hill slope during Camp-I. The climbing expedition gets more focused from Camp-II as the trekkers start trekking over the steep ice and snow elevation of the mountain. The Camp-III gets more focused as climbers have to ascend the hanging ice sheet assorted with the sharp edge of ice incorporated of bergschrund along with hole and chasm between ice bluffs. From Camp-III towards the summit the climbers have to face the walking over the steep snow over the side of a hanging ice mass. Finally in the summit of Mt. Ama Dablam, the climbers are rewarded with the enchanting views and landscapes of Everest, Makalu, Island Peak, Lhotse, Khumbu Himalayan range along with surround region.
Note: This expedition price will vary depending on the group size, duration and services required.Please contact us with your detail to obtain a quote.
Day 1: Arrive to Kathmandu and meet with representatives of K2 trek and at Kathmandu international airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Free day in Kathmandu meet with expedition staffs and guide final preparation and packing.
Day 3: Expedition briefing at ministry of tourism complete all the official formalities.
Day 4: Early morning flight to Lukla and trek to phakding.
Day 5: Trek to Namche bazar.
Day 6: Acclimatize day at namche.
Day 7: Trek to tengboche.
Day 8: trek to Pangboche.
Day9: Trek to Amadablam base camp.
Day 10 to 13 base camp set off.
Day 13 to 26 Mt Amadablam climbing period.
Day 27: Trek to Tengboche
Day 28: Trek to Jorsalle.
Day 29: Trek to Lukla and final day of expedition fare well with base camp crew and porters.
Day 30 : Flight lukla to Kathmandu.
Day 31: Free day in Kathmandu
Day 32: Final departure to home.
- Mt Ama Dablam climbing permit fee
- Mt Ama Dablam climbing garbage deposit
- Sagarmatha National Park entry permit fee
- Both way domestic flight tickets and airport tax
- Four nights’ hotel in Kathmandu on B/B basis
- Airport to hotel and hotel to airport transfer
- Yaks or porters to carry the expedition equipment
- All food and drink at base camp
- All necessary climbing equipment
- All necessary Base Camp camping and kitchen equipment
- Climbing Sherpa 2:1 ratio
- Base Camp cook team
- High tents, food and drink, gas burner with cooking set
- Radio set and its permits
- Insurance for all base camp workers, porters and Sherpa
- International air ticket and airport tax
- Nepal visa charge
- Personal accidental and medical insurance
- Personal climbing equipment
- Main meal during Kathmandu stay
- Tips for the workers
- Climbing Sherpa/guide summit/non-summit bonus
- Communication, laundry and bar bills
- Down jacket.
- Down Trouser.
- Glove for summit 2 pair.
- Normal gloves 3 pairs.
- Socks woolen 7-8 pairs.
- Climbing Boot.
- Trekking Boot.
- Ice Ax.
- Harness (Safety Belt)
- Jumar (Ascending Device)
- Eight Ring ( Descending device)
- Carabineer both screw gate or none screw gate.
- Snow gaiter.
- Wind proof suit.
- Sun Glass.
- Sun Cream.
- water bottle.
- Sleeping bag.
- Down suite for climbing.
- Head lamp with extra battery.
- Tooth brush and tooth paste.
- 100 liter duffel bag to put all the climbing equipment inside.
To climb high elevation peak good health condition and physical fitness is paramount criteria. The level of fitness required is proportional to peak elevation and route difficulties. To climb Mt Amadablam you should have previous climbing experience on 6000 m mountain in Himalaya with basic climbing skills and equipment handling techniques.
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