Ama Dablam Expedition via Island Peak - 30 days

Ama Dablam means “Mother’s necklace”, not too high in altitude but a toughest mountain in Eastern Nepal combined with warm up climb of Island Peak at 6,189 meters

Trip Facts

Max-Altitude 6,812 meters at Mt. Ama Dablam Transportation Private Vehicle and Flight
Grade Challenging and Physical Demanding Accommodation Tea House and Camping Combined as per availability
Meals Full Board of Base Camp Service Best Season Spring and Autumn
Communication Satellite Phone access Group Size Minimum 02

Trip Introduction:

Mt. Ama Dablam, a toughest and highly technical mountain to climb in Everest region of Nepal. The word Ama Dablam denotes Ama (mother) & Dablam (necklace), means Mother’s Necklace has two separate peaks; one is the main peak 6812m and the lower western peak at 6170 meters. Even the trekkers of Everest Base Camp and Kala Patther can feel from their trail Mt. Ama Dablam dominates the blue sky. The mount Ama Dablam is less in altitude than Mt. Everest (8848m), takes few days than Everest Expedition but comparatively it is most technical and difficult mountain to climb where one has to cross challenging ice rocks, snow walls and sleepy narrow steeps.

We, Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and Climbing Team have been taking high degree of seriousness to minimize possible risk while operating adventure activities, offering Ama Dablam Expedition via Island Peak Climbing. Before go to Ama Dablam Expedition, our suggestion would be climb Nepal’s popular trekking peak “Island Peak” as a warm up climb which helps to re-generate physical strength, test ability to climb, adjust with altitude and familiar to use climbing gears.

Officially regulated day to day itinerary 30 days Ama Dablam Expedition via Island Peak Climbing adventure package trip with Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and Climbing Pvt. Ltd begins after spending a day sightseeing tour plus climbing preparation in Kathmandu. We start our pre climbing trek via the same trail of EBC & Kala Patthar Trek up to the place called Dingboche, then our trail splits out towards beautiful Chhukung Valley. Before continue the trail to Ama Dablam Base Camp we make a warm up climb of Island Peak (6189m) followed by Stunning views of world’s popular mountain ranges including Mt Everest, Mt Nuptse, Mt Lhotse, Mt Baruntse, Amadablam and many other snowcapped peaks.

After there, we continue our journey towards Mt. Ama Dablam Base Camp. Above from the base camp, we have to set up 3 additional camps to reach at the top. Our gradual adventure effort through difficult saddle ridges, cross the rocky bowls, climb the ridge via fixed lines, severe rocks and ridges takes us to reach at Ama Dablam Camp III. While continuing our adventure climb after there we need to make steeper climb through rock, ice and snows of the massive hanging glacier. Once we reach at the top, we will be rewarded by outstanding views of Mt. Everest 8848m, Lhotse 8516m, Makalu 8463m, Nuptse 7861m, Pumori 7161m and many more snowcapped peaks. After gaining lifetime experience of Ama Dablam Expedition via Island Peak, we will retrace our steeps and safely back to Kathmandu to conclude the lifetime adventure experience in Nepal with Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and Climbing Team.

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft altitude) and transfer to Hotel.
Accommodation: Hotel or Resort as per your request.
Meal includes: Breakfast and Welcome Dinner. In general we prefer BB plan for your stay in cities so you can choose varieties of tastes in different restaurants around the city.

Day 02: Guided tour around world’s Heritage sites of Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft altitude) & trek to Phakding (2,650m/8692ft altitude) (half an hr fly & 4 hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft altitude) (5-6 hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion around the places
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,867m/12,684ft altitude) (5-6 hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,358m/14,294ft altitude) (5-6 hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Island Peak Base Camp (5,087m/16,685ft altitude) (6-7 Hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea Houses are not available – Tented Camps
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 09: Climb Island Peak (6,189m/20,299ft altitude) and back to Chhukung (8-9 Hrs ascend/descend)
Accommodation: Tea Houses available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 10: Trek from Chhukung to Mt. Ama Dablam Base Camp (4,800m/15,744ft altitude) via Dingboche (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tented Camp
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

 Day 11-24: Summit Mt. Amadablam (6,812m/22,343ft altitude) and back to Base Camp
Accommodation: Tented Camp
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 25: Trek from Base Camp to Tengboche (4-5 Hrs Walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 26: Trek from Tengboche to Monjo (2,835m/9,299ft altitude) via Namche Bazaar (5-6 hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 27: Trek back to Lukla (5 hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 28: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 29: Spare day. Free for personal activities or additional activities on request.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day 30: Farewell, departure transfer to Tribhuwan International Airport.
Meal includes: Breakfast

Remember: This itinerary outline can be easily changed as per your duration of stay, purpose of holiday and your preference. Cost of the package also depends upon Deluxe, Standard, Budget and your group size. You can easily feel free to CONTACT US any time for any queries.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. (1,400m/4,592ft altitude)
Land in Kathmandu International Airport and transfer to hotel or resort by our tour representative. Overnight stay in Kathmandu. Relax.
Accommodation: Hotel or Resort as per your preference.
Meal includes: Breakfast and Welcome Dinner.

Day 02: Guided tour to Kathmandu’s Heritage sites
Start today with the city voyage through Kathmandu visiting its world’s heritage sites. Kathmandu is the social and historical heart of Nepal. Visit Bauddhanath, the Tibetan Buddhist landmark, and Pashupatinath. Also visit other world heritage sites- Swayambhunath, Budhanilkanth, Patan Krishna Temple, and Durbar Square. Additionally, meander through city bazaar to purchase some customary items of Nepal.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 03: Flight from Kathmandu – Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft altitude- 30 min.) and trek to Phakding (2,650m/8692ft altitude- 4hrs walk)
Early morning transfer to Kathmandu airport terminal, a 30-minute mesmerizing flight. Land at Lukla airport (2800m). Start your trek to Phakding (2652m.) and stroll for around more than two to three hrs. While trekking, you head up the Dudh Koshi Valley on a trail to Phakding (2652m).
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 04: Trek: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft altitude) (5-6 hrs walk)
This day you will cross the rivers on high suspension bridges. Past Monjo (2800m.) reach to the passageway to the Sagarmatha National Park. You at that point climb steeply to Namche. You can likewise visit few of the village monasteries in transit trekking to Namche Bazaar (3440 m).
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar and sightseeing of the location
Today, begin with a one-hour trek up to Syangboche (3800m.) for acclimatization above Namche. There you have the exceptional perspective of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Lhotse and Kusum Kangaru. Overnight at teahouse in Namche Bazaar.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 06: Trek: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,867m/12,684ft altitude, 5-6 hrs walk)
From Namche, the trail shapes around the edge of the valley, high over the Dudh Kosi. Going through a few towns the trail plunges steeply to an extension over the waterway Dudh Koshi at Phunki Tenga (3250m). The village has a fantastic place for lunch and you can take rest for some time before making the precarious move to Tyangboche. Reach Tyangboche and visit the biggest monastery of Khumbu district.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 07: Trek: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,358m/14,294ft altitude, 5-6 hrs walk)
Go down through a woodland, cross the Imja Khola and climb consistently up to the Pangboche village. Have outstanding scenes of the mountain, with scattered pine trees and the Gompa, Mani walls in the forefront. Progressively raise the trail via thick forests loaded with thorny, juniper bushes.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 08: Trek: Dingboche to Island Peak Base Camp (5,087m/16,685ft altitude, 6-7 Hrs walk)
Today trail slowly climbs up to the Chhukung. Alongside, you appreciate the wonderful mountain panoramas in and around the valley.
Accommodation: Tented Camps
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 09: Hike: Island Peak (6,189m/20,299ft altitude) and back to Chhukung (8-9 Hrs.)
Today climb the Island peak and go to base camp arranged on a vast green meadow with magnificent perspectives. In transit, you can appreciate the all-encompassing perspectives of Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Island Peak, Lhotse, and numerous others mountains. Then trail back to Chukhung.
Accommodation: Tea Houses
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 10: Trek: Chhukung to Mt. Ama Dablam Base Camp via Dingboche (4,800m/15,744ft altitude, 5-6 Hrs. walk)
You trek on a slow rising way toward Mt. Ama Dablam base camp going from en-route Dingboche. The trail to Dingboche began off generally flat in the beginning route, and afterward, we began progressing downhill. The view changes significantly with each progression toward Mt. Ama Dablam.
Accommodation: Tented Camp
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 11-24: Trek: Summit Mt. Amadablam and back to Base Camp (6,812m/22,343ft altitude)

Camp One (5700m/18,800ft) 5hrs: Your first genuine camp starts with just one and a half hours stroll to Camp I. This trail is set apart due to rock hopping on rock cairns.

Camp Two (5950m/19,521ft)-3hrs.: After that start your hike to Camp II. You go by a narrow ridge. This path majorly includes rock climbing. In places the presentation is extraordinary and you will be using the settled ropes. Great rock climbing skills will enable you to move rapidly and efficiently in this territory. Reach over the Yellow Tower on a narrow place, this campground is somewhat uncovered and has incredible scenes.

Camp Three (6200/20,341ft)-2hrs.: Afterwards, the trek starts toward Camp III. You will experience the hardest ice pitches and snow on the way. Take the path of ice crevasses and steep snow up to join a place called the Mushroom Ridge. Enjoy magnificent sight of Himalayan peaks all around. Land on a small plateau at 6300 m.

Summit (6812M/22349ft)-10 hrs.: The initial climb is to one side of the gigantic ice cliff “Dablam“, up to a steep slope. Following a few extreme hours, we reach the summit (6856 m). The summit is vast spot and gives us the chance to move around and take pictures of the stunning landscape all around. Here five of the world’s six most noteworthy peaks are clearly noticeable, with numerous other 7000m and lesser pinnacles in between.

After completing our succesful climb of Ama Dablam till summit, we will head back to the base camp.
Accommodation: Tented Camp
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 25: Trek: Base Camp to Tengboche (4-5 Hrs Walk)
Today we will begin our trail back to Tengboche. In transit to Tengboche through rhododendron forest, you can enjoy the company of monks, traders, and other trekkers.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 26: Trek: Tengboche to Monjo via Namche Bazaar (2,835m/9,299ft altitude, 5-6 hrs walk)
Today the trek will be demanding after you pass an area called Monjo through Namche.  There are many little ascend and descend before Monjo. In Namche, you can have a relishing food.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 27: Trek back to Lukla (5 hrs. walk)
We climb from Namche by again crossing bridges and returning to the valleys of the lower Dudh Kosi. Arrival at Lukla.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 28: Flight back to Kathmandu
Head to Lukla airport for flight to Kathmandu. Arrival at Kathmandu. Our tour representative will transfer you to the hotel or resort. Day to unwind.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 29: Free day
Today is free for personal activities. Or our tour representative can help you to customize additional city tour.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day 30: Take off from Tribhuvan International Airport.
After breakfast transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport. Way back to home with lifetime memories of your adventure.
Meal includes: Breakfast

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A private departures on any day all around the year can be arranged for this trek/tour, for more details and dates E-mail info@adventuremountaintreks.com

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