Trip Highlights
  • Explore the Sherpa villages and the Buddhist Monasteries on a trek to the Everest.
  • Two overnights stay at Pangboche village where you can walk to Ama Dablam Base Camp.
  • This itinerary welcomes a good presentation to hiking in Nepal while you stay at the warm and comfortable lodges in the Everest Region.
  • Experience the culture of the Khumbu region and ramble around the village.
  • Get a splendid insight to the peaks including Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Tengboche.
  • Explore the peaceful areas of the Khumbu.

Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek 4,570m is one of the prevalent prefaces in the Everest Region. The word “Ama“refers to the mother and the “Dablam” which refers to the jewelry worn by Sherpas. This trek to Ama dablam base camp knits through the holy Buddhist Monastery and the villages of the Sherpas while granting unequalled views of the world’s highest peaks. Trekking to the Namche Bazaar stands out mainly during this trek. Here we get moreover to the settled track underneath the breathtaking flanks of Ama Dablam. On the basis of the splendid ascendancy point, we acquire a mind blowing 360 degree mountain spectacle that accomplishes in the diverse summit of the Everest imminent above the Nuptse-Lhotse wall. Additional volume to our hike is a visit to the Sherpa villages of Khumjung and Khunde.

“Ama Dablam Base Camp trek is a spectacular form of adventure which consumes you from within through its extraordinary paths and breathtaking scenic environment”

How is Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek unique from other treks?

The 13 days Ama Dablam Base Camp trek takes you to the wondrous existence of gorgeous Himalayas in the Solukhumbu region of Nepal. This amazing Ama Dablam Base Camp trekking experience is certain to humble you with the serene existence of its pretty Sherpa villages. The Ama Dablam Base Camp route carries you towards the exploration of peaceful monasteries of Thame in the Khumbu region through Ama Dablam Base Camp route map. The journey brings you close encounters of glorious snowcapped mountain peaks like the Mt. Everest and Mt. Ama Dablam itself. The trek to Ama Dablam Base Camp gives you enormous opportunities to explore the local mountain life style, cultures, ethnicity and their belief system. The trails of Ama Dablam connect you with the trail to Mt. Everest, diverging towards the Base Camp. The Ama Dablam Base Camp hike leads you through the beautiful Thame Valley providing you with an environment filled with nature’s wonders. The walks through forests scented with wilderness will definitely refresh your soul from within and wash all your tiredness away. With days filled with luck, you are likely to be introduced to the rare wildlife found in the region like Ghoral, Musk deer preserved beautifully in the Sagarmatha National park. Moreover; the stroll around Namche Bazaar itself provides you with a vibrant and vivid image of the Sherpa country. Likewise, the astounding landscape views will take your breath away with its unique formation and the gorgeous views. You are likely to feel welcomed and humbled with the helpful and kind gesture of friendly Sherpas living in the region. This trekking experience is likely to be an experience of a lifetime for the enthusiasts of trekking and climbing.

The Everest Region is the superlative area in Nepal as well as the whole Himalaya and is considered as the main focus of the major mountaineering expeditions. Himalayan giants from the Everest to Ama Dablam tower beyond the Khumbu valley forming this valley as the world’s most miraculous and stimulating places to trek and explore. We abide by the footfalls of the renowned mountaineers and walk through a good track and from lodge to lodge through the picturesque Nepalese villages. An outstanding site of the Mount Everest and many other Khumbu peaks can be seen while exploring the main Sherpa monasteries and villages. We also get a chance to hike to Ama Dablam Base Camp which provides and beaten path and well valued walk for its worthwhile views.

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Itinerary

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Welcome to Kathmandu!! You will meet our representative  and we  welcome you as soon as you arrive and will be moved to your inn. Your afternoon can be at leisure where you can get familiar with your surroundings. Around 5pm a pre-brief discussion will be schedule where preparations regarding the distribution of your sleeping bag, kit bag and down jacket. For all the world expeditions’ clients arriving today, evening drinks from 6:30-7:15pm shall be served. This is a great chance to know your fellow group members before dinner.

  • Meals: Welcome Dinne
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

We will be conducting some sightseeing in various amazing places of Kathmandu. Our guide will monitor your tour and help you in providing the best sightseeing experience through the visit to some incredible heritage sites which have even been enlisted in the world heritage site list. The examples can be; Pashupatinath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Patan Dubar Square and some others. 

  • Meals: 1 breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

It is the third day, we shall move to airport for flight of 45mins to the airstrip at Lukla. On this flight, if you sit on the left side, you will get the excellent sight if the eastern Himalayas. At Lukla, you will be surrounded by the outstanding peaks in the village and this is the beginning for what is to come. Our trek will be commences after we assemble then head downhill towards the Dudh Koshi which is a raging river that flows from the highest mountains. The wide and well designed track winds around the fields of buck wheat and potatoes passes through the tiny villages.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Phakding
  • Altitude: 2652m,

All the way from Phakding, we will be connecting to Namche Bazaar which is indeed a heart of Khumbu composed of a nature of a small town filled with humble and loving people, mostly the Tibetans and the Sherpas. It will be a long walk lasting for about seven hours in order to reach Namche situated at an altitude of 3,445 meters. We will be accompanied by various gorgeous prayer flags, mani stones and the refreshing blowing wind along the way. We rest at Namche for the night.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude: 3445m

Today is the acclimatization around Namche Bazaar where we have choice for this day to aid for adjustment. The first option is the longer walk to the Thame at 3800m and then again we head back to Namche between 7 to 8 hours. The second option is if you favor walking for a short trek then you can visit Everest View Hotel at 3800 near Khumjung village located above Namche. 

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude: 3445m

Conducting seven hours of walk, we reach Tengboche today which is situated at an elevation of 3,860 meters. There will be some steep ascents along the way but every endeavor will be worth it, once when we reach Tengboche. We will have lunch in the way. The remaining afternoon time can be used for exploration purpose where one can explore the gracious Tengboche monastery. 

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tengboche
  • Altitude: 3860m

It is day seven, and today our designation is towards Ama Dablam Base Camp. This is an open door opportunity to get off the trail Everest Base camp and stroll around the peaceful area in the Khumbu. As we walk towards Ama Dablam we will progress our acclimatization. As we climb to the Ama Dablam Base Camp we cross the Imja Drangka river on a suspension bridge followed by the Gradual climb until Lhabarma. You can absorb the atrocity of the mountains. Ama Dablam Base camp is at 4576m on top of the yak pasture. Ama dablam base camp provides you with an awesome view of peaks like Thamserku (6618m), Kangtega (6783 m) and Taboche (6542 m). You might find trek at Ama Dablam Base camp either fixing the route or acclimatizing depending upon the climbing season. With couple of binoculars there is a possibility of climbers going downhill at the 50/60 degree ice slopes from the summit. After relishing some time at the Ama dablam base camp, we return on the same way back to Pangboche.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Ama Dablam Base Camp
  • Altitude: 4576m

On our way from the Pangboche village, we conduct our trek on a different path which seems outlining the hillside that is situated above the river providing the spectacular view of the other side of the valley. Tengboche Monastery is known for being one of the oldest monasteries which beautifully faces Kangtega while in the back the majestic Ama Dablam proudly resides. It is probably going to take us about six to seven hours of long walk to reach the amazingly beautiful Khumjung vllage where we will be having our final rest for the day.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Khumjung village
  • Altitude: 3970m

We will be bidding our goodbye to our comfortable stay at the Khumjung Village and head for our next destination which is Thame located at an elevation of 3,750 meters. It will take us about seven hours to get there; probably in the afternoon. We will be trekking on a high trail which surrounds a small village that lies a little ahead of Bhotekoshi. We will be moving through pastures and forests with blooming rhododendrons. The walk won’t be much tough since the paths are mostly wide and spread out.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Thame
  • Altitude: 3750m

Today we go way back to the bustle and hustle of Namche Bazaar and it takes about 4 to 5 hours of walking for the main designation of Monjo. At Namche we reintegrate back to the main Base Camp and grab our lunch. Then we cross Sir Edmund Hillary Bridge and proceed down to the Monjo village.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Altitude: 2835m

Out of Monjo, we continue our downhill trek to the Dudh Koshi through the villages of Phakding, Ghat and Cheplung. From Chaurikharka we begin our final uphill climb to reach Lukla and about 5 hours of walk all over. Later at the lodge, we can relax and spend our last evening with the amazing porters and the Sherpa guides.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lukla
  • Altitude: 2800m

If the weather condition is good in Lukla then we will flight back to Kathmandu in the early morning which takes about 40 minutes. You will then be moved to the hotel in Kathmandu and stay the rest of the day doing what delights you.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Lukla
  • Altitude: 1300m

Today is the final day to settle your thoughts and chill in Kathmandu after a trek or do some shopping and sightseeing near the downtown. The main cause for having this day is just unless there are any delays or buffer/ cancellations of flight back from Lukla to reduce the risk of flight delay back home.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

Today, you will be monitored to Kathmandu airport as you bid your last goodbye for your flight back home while being escorted with our team member for you to bear less troubles.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

What's Included

  • 3 night's accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Everything on meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu for client and Trek Leader.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations and other allowances included in trekking arrangements.
  • Basic first aid, Trek bag kit carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplement is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport Pick and departure Drop.
  • Food (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own Expenditure(Personal) , .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, Personal clothing and equipment, Travel insurance, Optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, Trek leader and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience Required:

The trekker must be physically sound with proper level of fitness including some experiences on hiking or any sorts of hourly walks. Since the days can be challenging and tough, one must always be prepared for that and use their experiences on the field.

Pre-Trip Meeting:

We will need to have clear discussions about the whole trip without leaving any room for any sorts of doubts. So we host a pre-trip meeting where we will be introducing each other and do some planning and discussions before we head for the trek.

Equipment Check List:

One can only enjoy the trek with the support of proper equipments. So the trekkers need to keep the following instruments under their check lists before heading for the trek without making it heavier than 20 kg;

Head:-

For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

Lower Body: -

Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

Upper Body:-

As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.

Accessories:-

Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

Trekking Bags: - Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

Basic First Aid Kit: - Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

Toiletries:- 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash

Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

A typical day:

On a typical day, you will be woken up by a knock on the door with the breakfast prepared of your choice. Then after that, we will get back on our trekking plan by packing all our stuffs and equipments. Lunch will be taken after some hours of walking when time and place is favorable. Then we will have dinner after we reach our final destination of the day. If we have enough time in the afternoon, we will conduct some explorations or have some fun like games, chats etc.

Accommodation:

In the Himalayan section, one will have to adjust in certain aspects of the lodging as lodging facilities are kind of scarce and limited. One will have to use shared bathrooms and one may or may not get a chance to shower. However, the lodges which are mostly family run will try their best to make your stay relaxing and comfortable.

Insurance:

We require you to be medically insured with all other insurances of trip cancellations and emergency rescue and evacuations as per our booking terms and conditions for the Ama Dablam Base Camp trek.

Altitude Sickness:

Altitude sickness has always been a sort of risk in the higher sections for which we have maintained acclimatization time and activities in our trekking plan. In severe and extreme cases, one will be brought down from the higher altitude through emergency evacuations.

Meals:

Usually, three meals will be served; the two meals which include breakfast and dinner will be taken in our overnight accommodations whereas lunch time and place is adjustable as we will be having it while on the trek.

FAQs

Ama Dablam Base Camp Trekking is regarded as one of the challenging treks in the Everest region however, it can be attained by any enthusiastic individual who seeks keen interest in travelling and trekking and is ever ready to pour their dedication on the trekking process. Similarly, the walks won’t last for more than eight hours a day which means 8 hour is the maximum time limit for a day’s trek and normally 5-6 hours of walk is carried out in each day with challenges in accordance to the route and weather.

Of course! Your shoes are what lead you all throughout the route and walking with the support of good shoes will provide you the best trekking experience.

What’s more? Remember quality socks. Glad feet equivalent an upbeat trekker, so search out an open air and gear store that will assist you in getting admirably fitted, reasonable, tough and agreeable shoes that will last until the end over the long haul.

We don't have an itemized preparing program as it is hard to prescribe a general program that applies to everybody. The preparation you ought to do as per your plan for the Ama Dablam Base Camp Trekking relies upon your present degree of wellness and any physical ailments.

Every person is prone to altitude sickness in a way or another, while the only difference can be the physical fitness and immunity in accordance to different individuals. Through our several experiences, we've discovered that including carefully coordinated acclimatization days into the trek, has helped trekker’s adjust with climate and heights pretty easily in comparison to those treks done in the absence of acclimatization days.

However, the common Symptoms of altitude sickness are headaches, nausea, irregular breathing, insomnia and the swelling of fingers and glands. Medical Treatment is to descend to a lower altitude as quickly as possible which normally results in rapid improvement and recovery.

In the case of an emergency, there are bounded medical facilities on the course, yet our aides convey a full medicinal pack and are prepared broadly on the best way to utilize it. We likewise convey compact elevation chambers, which are helpful in the event that somebody is experiencing AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) yet can't be emptied because of terrible climate. The wellbeing of our voyagers and team is our main need. On the off chance that a kindred trekker in your gathering needs to plunge, at that point an associate guide would go with them. We have bunches of care staff on the trek, so the individual sliding would be very much cared for, and won't affect on the remainder of the gathering's experience. In a extreme health cases, helicopter evacuation is managed.

A few housing have charging stations accessible for little electronic gadgets, for example, mobile phones, cameras and battery packs, however will frequently come at an extra expense

The best time for Ama Dablam Base Camp trekking is autumn (September to November) and spring (March to June). As these seasons are the time where we will get amazing views and the temperatures will also get hotter which will be good for Ama Dablam Base Camp Trekking. But winter and monsoon trekking can also be done with extra preparations.

No, you do not get to stay at Ama Dablam Base Camp for overnight as it doesn’t have proper facilities and thus, has not been permitted. Rather, you remain at pangboche where you stroll into base camp for a day trip.

Yes, you can safely leave your any excess gears in your Kathmandu accommodation.

Dress Simple. For the individuals who wish to wear shorts, ensure the shorts spread your knees. For those that are agreeable in stockings, have a long top over them. Keep in mind; we are visitors going through these towns. Neighborhood individuals may feel humiliated, for them and for you, in the event that you dress inappropriately

There are various stores where you can trade cash directly down the road in Thamel. You can exchange Nepalese rupees from five to one thousand. There are likewise ATMs accessible for use in fundamental urban areas including Kathmandu, Pokhara and Namche; be that as it may, ATM expenses are pertinent, which might be in extra to what your card or bank supplier may charge.