Expedition - Amadablam Expedition

Mt. Amadablam (6812 m)

Trip Facts

Duration: 35 Days
Maximum Altitude: 6812m
Best Season: Autumn & Spring

Amadablam ExpeditionAma Dablam is a beautiful mountain, located almost due south of Everest and Lhotse in the Khumbu region. Actually Ama Dablam means " The mother mountain" so it's also regarded as mother mountain and female. It stands among many 22,000 to 24,000 foot peaks that surround the high valleys of this region, yet standsout by way of its classic beauty: It is a steep pyramid of ice with vertical walls and sharp, exposed ridges. Ama Dablam forms a lasting impression on many trekkers in Nepal, as it is perhaps the most stunning mountain along the popular trekking route to Everest Base Camp. And from the summit of Amadablam mountain all round mountains of khumbu region and both way valley's can be viewed, which is a very interesting and exciting moment.
And on the summit there is almost space about a tent so there will be no problems to stay on the summit from 1/2 to 1 hours to enjoy the views and sunshine from the summit of Ama dablam. Actually 15 to 25 days climbing period would be very nice for this mountain because we will have to wait the weather conditions also sometimes for the climbing and enjoy the view from the summit.

This mountain located at Solu-Khumbu District Nepal. The best climbing seasons for Mt. Ama Dablam are in April, May (pre-monsoon) and late September, October (post-monsoon).
Location: Latitude: 27.51.42 - Longitude:86.51.50

Day to day Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and pick up in international Airport and welcome greet to Nepal with a flower garland and Transfer to Hotel by private transport and check in your hotel and evening welcome dinner with trek briefings.

Day 02: After having your breakfast depending on your choice because in the hotel morning 6'o clock to until 10 o' clock breakfast is available to have any time and after your breakfast meeting your climbing guide and check your climbing gears do trip Preparations and packing and free time.

Day 03: Breakfast at 6 o' clock and after your breakfast transfer to the domestic airport, and fly to Lukla (2800m) about 30 minutes with enjoying whole mountain views on north side Annapurna to Everest so that better to choose the left side seat in the plane and meet your porters and other staffs who will be waiting with all preparations and about 30 minutes break in the campside, have a cup of tea, coffee and trek starts with your whole crew and guide to Phakding (2640m) Overnight. This day Descend to Chaurikharka valley from Lukla and straight/flat continue through the
Chomlo, Tharokoshi, Ghat zigzag up and down with right side Kushumkhang and opposite Kongde Ridge and Left side DudhKoshi valley river view. It is first day very nice Journey and on the way lunch break in Ghat and get to Phakding.

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar, 3446m. Overnight. This day the trial crosses and re-crosses the Dudhkoshi through the villages of Benkyar, monjo, and Jorshalle then climbs steeply 600m. To the market town of Namche Enjoy market there.

Day 05: Rest day in Namche Bazaar for Acclimatization. This day rest for acclimatize and sightseeing around there. First sight seeing Namchebazar and walk up hill to Sagarmatha national park museum on the hill, in side the house and out side this is one of the viewing point for Khumbu valley and Mt.Everest, Lohtse, Nuptse,Thamsherku, Kusumkhang, Khangteka, Amadablem, Iceland peak, Touche,Cholache and backside Kongde RI, Tenggiritau, Nup lho shar, pacharmo, Tengi Ragitau, Langmocheri, seeing very nice panoramic view and Sagarmatha national park museum and back to campside.

Day 06: Trek to Tengbouche (3860m) 7 hours walk. After your breakfast start at 7:30 this day in the beginning 1 hour uphill to climb up to Sangbouche with enjoying Panoramic view both side and from Sangbouche the way go turn right along the ridge gradually up and straight of Everest view hotel which is best view point of Khumbu valley with mountains and river and green, village. In this point 30 minutes to 1 hour enjoy the view with tea or coffee and nice sun shine in the Everest view Hotel's terrace. And slidly down through the pine forest on small local track where the local people used to walk to go Everest view hotel to the Khumjung. The Khumjung is Largest village in Khumbu area, there is more than 100 house settlement of Sherpa peoples in Kumjung and Khumde village. Visit round the village khumjung monastery where we can see the yeti's head and many natural things and visit Khunde hospital the helping very well if any one hacve altitude sickness symptoms. It will take about 1 hour to visit all around. and the way goes slightly down to Sanasa 1/2 an hour which is the junction of divided way to Gokyo, Khumjung, Tengbouche and Namche. The staffs will be preparing hot lunch there, after having lunch still the way going 15 minutes straight and going down hill through the pine forest but is big trail because the highway to mount everest base camp 30 minutes down hill and in dudhkoshi rivcer we will hace to cross agian the suspension bridre which is very high and longer and get Phung Thyanga here is 3, 4 teahouse this place is so quite and warm because all round mountains and green forest in the bottom so we will have break there for some minutes and start about 1 hour the first part is very steep through the forest and zigzag way and slightly up to Tengbouche. Tengbouche is one of the biggest monastery in solukhumbu region and also located in very nice view point you enjoy round mountain view and river, forest and real buddhist religion. There in the monastery evening around 5 o' clock gathering they have Worshipping so the interested one can go and see it. And in evening sunset we can see the mount Everest, Amadablam in the rays of sunlight. And in morning also we can see good view of sunrise.

Day 07: Trek to Mt. Ama Dablam Base Camp 5 hours walk. This day the way go down through the Rhododendron tree and pine tree 30 minutes to Deuje and straight/ flat through the jungle with passing many old stupas and Deuje monastery which is the place of Deuje and Pangbouche is very famous historical for the Rai people. Cross the dudkoshi river again, suspension bridge and go slight up hill to Pangbouche with passing many mani wall and many different sighn on the stones on the way to the Pangbouche village and visit Pangbouche monastery and in end of village will be lunch there. Pangbouche is settlement of all sherpa people living farming life and after lunch 20 minutes down to the dudhkoshi river again and cross the suspension bridge again and climbing upto Amadablam base camp. The normal route to Amadablam base camp is nice place which is lying with Tabuche peak, Cholache peak, Gokyo peak all round mountain views.

Day 08: Rest day for acclimatize.

Day 09: Climbing preparations and your climbing sherpa will go to the
setting of highcamp.

Day 10: Moving to the highcamp about 3 to 4 hours walk.

Day 11: Rest day for acclimatize or preparations for moving to camp 1.

Day 12: High camp to climbing to camp 1.

Day 13: Rest day for acclimatize or back to base camp for making rest acclimatize depending on your health condition.

Day 14: Processing for Camp 2.

Day 15: Camp 1 to climbing to Camp 2.

Day 16: Camp 2 rest day for acclimatize or back to base camp for the health refreshing depending on your health condition.

Day 17: Rest day or processing for the way to go to Summit.

Day 18: Clearing the way for the summit.

Day 19: Try to get to summit and back to Camp 2.

Day 20: By collecting your Camps and things back to base camp.

Day 21: Rest day or packing by your side and your climbing sherpa will go back to collecting your camping gear from camp 1 and high camp for bringing back to base camp.

Day 22-29: 7 days spare (extra) for the emergency of weather climbing member's health condition and rest day or setting the campsides of during climbing time and also cleanning up base camp.

Day 30: Base Camp to Phortse (3810m) 6 hours walk. The way is back to the Pangbouche and from Pangbouche rightside of Dudhkoshi, slidly up and down and straight with dudhkoshi river view and Dibuche, Tengbouche, Thamserku, Khangteka and many other mountains and during passing the way many wild animals can be seen like: Himalayan Thar, Deer, Musk deer and the national bird Dhanphe and other birds like Kalij in this way. And Phortse is one of the very old settlement of Sherpa village. Most of the peoples are living by farming and the people also if we compare with pangbouche, Khumjung, the the people of Phortse are different in Tongue and outlook.

Day 31: Trek to Monjo (2840m) 6 and 1/2 hours walk. The way goes down hill 30 minutes to Imja khola and cross the suspension bridge and 1 and 1/2 hours uphill with enjoying to see the many different birds, wild chicken and wild animals and slidly down to Sanasa. Lunch in in Namche if it is saturday then enjoy the weekly saturday market there. There you will see many different peoples and things because the peoples are coming from very far away for selling their things like crops and meat, vegetables etc for the weekly Namche bazaar market. The peoples usually brings the things by carrying 1 week way far down. And in afternoon they will return back to their home. Even without loads they will take 2 3 days to get back home. After lunch in Namche 2 hours way down to Monjo.

Day 32 : Trek to Lukla 6 hours walk. In Lukla at evening we will have big last day party with whole crew with Singing and dancing.

Day 33 : This day last break fast in the early morning with the camping crew and after breakfast bye bye to all staffs and then Fly to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel

Day 34 : Kathmandu shopping or sightseeing and evening Good bye dinner.

Day 35 : After your breakfast depending on your flight time departure to international airport and good bye.