Amadablam Expedition

Amadablam Expedition

Amadablam alternatively known as Amai Dablang is a small snowcapped and great challenged peak of 6812 meters  (22349 feet), considered the most beautiful mountain in Everest region Himalaya range of eastern Nepal. Ama Dablam means "Mother’s necklace"; the long ridges on each side like the arms of a mother (Ama) protecting her child, and the hanging glacier thought of as the Dablam, the traditional double-pendant containing pictures of the gods, worn by Sherpa women. For several days, Ama Dablam dominates the eastern sky for anyone trekking to Mount Everest base camp.

Ama Dablam is the third most popular Himalayan peak for permitted expeditions. The most popular route by far is the Southwest Ridge. Climbers typically set up three camps along the ridge with camp 3 just below and to the right of the hanging glacier, the Dablam. Any ice that calves off the glacier typically goes left, away from the camp. However, a 2006 avalanche proved otherwise. A climbing permit and a liaison officer are required when attempting Ama Dablam. As with Mt. Everest, the best climbing months are April-May-June (before the monsoon) and September-October-November.

The normal route to climb mount Ama Dablam is from its South- West ridge. Most of the mountaineering beginners start their climbing through this Mountain. This South - West ridge is the normal and most popular route to ascend the Mt. Ama Dablam. Our previous expedition to this peak made base camp at 4770 meters, camp 1 at 5800 meters, camp 2 at 6075 meters, camp 3 at 6400 meters and then summit with great success. The Trek to base camp is one of the most stunning, with acclimatization days.

There is an ’Independent Amadablam Expedition’ package with basic needs of your expedition including your permit, Liaison Officers service, and logistic support into the Amadablam base camp; as well as fully supported expedition we organizing for you too. The majority of the route is fixed with rope to allow safe passage and tents will be placed in the camps by the Sherpa climbing team. This allows you the greatest chance of success and makes sure the whole experience stays fun.

Trekking in the Khumbu you see some of the world’s most famed mountains. We fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and then trek through Namche Bazaar, Tyangboche Monastery and Pangboche - before setting up base camp.

Ama Dablam was first climbed on 13th of March, 1961 by Mike Gill (NZ), Barry Bishop (USA), Michael Gill, Mike Ward (UK) and Wally Romanes (NZ) via the Southwest Ridge. Climbing Team was led by Sir Edmund Hillary. They were well-acclimated to altitude, having wintered over at 5800 meters near the base of the peak as part of the Silver Hut Scientific Expedition.

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Facts of Trip:

  • Trip Destination: Amadablam Expedition
  • Group Size: 2 - 12
  • Highest Altitude: 6812m
  • Grade: 6
  • Transportation: Drive/ Flight
  • Type of Tour: Camping/ Tea House/ Lodge Trek
  • Trekking Hour: 6-7 Hrs / Day
  • Total Days: 30 Days
  • Trip Cost: On Request

Trip Day to Day Itineary

Day 01:    Arrival Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 02:    preparation day for expedition
Day03:    fly to lukla and trek to Phakding
Day04:    Phakding to Namche
Day05:    Namche Rest day (acclimatization day)
Day06:    Namche to Tengbuche
Day07:    Tengbuche to pangbuche
Day 08:    Pangbuche rest day
Day09:    Pangbuche to Amadablam Base camp
Day10-22: climbing period of Amadablam
Day23:    base camp cleaning and packing day
Day24:    Base camp to Tengbuche
Day25:    Tengbuche to Namche
Day26:    Namche to Lukla
Day27:    lukla fly out to Kathmandu
Day28:    free day in Kathmandu
Day29:    free day in Kathmandu
Day30:    Departure to your home.

Trip Cost Details

Trip Cost Include

  • Expedition climbing Permit.
  • 4 night 3*star hotel in Katmandu.
  • Flight ticket: KTM-LUK-KTM
  • Experiences climbing Sherpa 2:1
  • All transportation expedition purpose.
  • Airport picks up and drops.
  • Liaison Officer Charge.
  • Expedition Guide and Cook, kitchen boys.
  • All kitchen equipments.
  • High altitude tents for high camps.
  • Private tent at base camp with mattress.
  • Dining Tents, kitchen tents, toilet tents,
  • Necessary number of porters to carry load and member baggage.
  • Porter’s equipment during the expedition.
  • All staff insurance.
  • All staff salary and porters wages.
  • All meal for member and staff during the expedition.
  • EPI gas with burner for high camp.
  • Oxygen cylinder and Mask regulator for medical purpose!!
  • Gamow /PAC bag at base camp
  • First Aid Kit for all.

Communication :

  • Walky –Talky set
  • Sat phone pay call basis.

Power supply:

  • solar panel  for recharging purpose( camera ,sat phone, light in dining tents)

Trip Cost Exclude

  • High risk medical insurance
  • Visa & visa extension fees
  • Emergency rescue Evacuation if needed. 
  • Persona climbing equipment
  • Summit bonus of climbing sherpa
  • Tips.
  • Alcohol beverages & telephone calls, mineral water.
  • Lunch & dinner during Katmandu staying

Fixed Departure Dates

S.N. Start Date End Date Status Pax Book Remarks

Trip Information & Equipments

  • Ice Axe w/Leash
  • Harness
  • Jummar
  • Decender (F-8)
  • Climbing Helmet
  • Ice-Screw
  • Ice-Bar
  • lock Carabinner
  • Non lock Carabinner
  • Rock pitten
  • Crompons
  • tapes silling
  • Prussic Curd
  • Gaiters
  • UV protect Sunglass
  • Carry Mat or Thermos Mat
  • Head torch /batteries /bulb
  • Rucksack 60-70 ltr capacity
  • Compass and whistle
  • Down Trouser
  • Water proof climbing jacket
  • Long sleeved cotton/Woolen Shirts
  • Long cotton hiking shirts
  • Warm climbing trousers
  • Balaclava
  • Warm woolen /fleece hat
  • Down Booties
  • Wind proof/Water proof shell gear(cagoule and over trousers
  • Sleeping Bag 4/5 season(Good quality)
  • Double (lined)Climbing boot with High Altitude
  • Photocopy of your passport details
  • Insurance No and Details
  • 2 pairs of thick shocks
  • 2 pairs of liner shocks (not cotton)
  • Camp shoes /trekking boot
  • Wash kit inc.Antibacterial handwash
  • sterilization tablets
  • Lighter/matches for in-case
  • Padlock for All kit Bag
  • Warm trousers or salopettes
  • Thermal base layer
  • 2 pairs of insulated mitts
  • Alarm clock

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Himalayan Ecstasy Nepal Treks & Expedition Pvt. Ltd.
Thamel, Kathmandu,Nepal
(Opposit the Pilgrim book shop)
P.O. Box: 12353,  Phone: +977 1 4700001, Land line   Mobile: +977 9851077481 (Anil)   Mobile:+977 9851126622 (Sujan)
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