Trip Code : KAT/AMA 01
Accomodation : Lodge and Camping
Duration : 30  Days
Grading : Difficult
Max Altitude : 6812 M
Activity : Climbing
Starts at : Kathmandu
End at : Kathmandu
Trip Route : Lukla-Namche-Pangboche-Basecamp
Best Season : Spring / Autumn

Overview

Mount Amadablam(6812 Mtr) is one of the most beautiful peaks in the world and  one of the superior choice of the mountaineers and most impressive mountains in the world. It is lies in the home of mount Everest in the Khumbu region to the south of Mount Everest and Mount  Lhotse. The expedition to Mount Amadablam  offers a superb, technical climbing experience in a magnificent setting, with numerous cultural and scenic diversions. It was first summitted in 1961 since then  every year it has been frequently  climbed. The most popular route by far is the Southwest Ridge.

TRIP HIGHTLIGHTS

  • Various historical and cultural ancient Gombas , Monasteries, Chortens (Stupas) and mani walls
  • Trekking and mountaineering
  • Flight to and from Lukla with beautiful himalayan range
  • Summit of Amadablam (6812 Mtr/22344 Ft)

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival to Kathmandu & Transfer to the Hotel (1,400 Mtr/4592 Ft)


  Our airport representative  with name board will come to welcoming you in airport and transfer to the hotel. You will be notify that we have a  welcome dinner in typical nepali restaurant with nepali cultural dances.
 

Day 2: Rest in Kathmandu, Expedition briefing and preparation


  After the breakfast our city tour guide with luxury vehicle will come to pick you up for the city sightseeing of some UNESCO world heritage sites for  half day. After that we will have full briefing about the expedition and trekking up to Amadablam Basecamp. Evening time is free for shopping  and leisure.
 

Day 3: Flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,800 Mtr/9184 Ft)


  We fly to the mountain airstrip of Lukla (2,800m) with beautiful views of Himalayan ranges if the weather permited.and start the first day trek with full of energy and enthusiasm.Heading northwards up the valley of the Dudh Kosi (or 'milk river'). The place where we going to stay tonight is lower than the airport we landed.We descend from the small plateau, down into the forested valley. The trail offers some tantalising views before reaching the small settlement of Phakding (2,652m), where we spend our first night. 
 

Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazzar (3,440Mtr/11283 Ft)


  Heading towards the Namche,  we follow the Dudh Kosi northwards.Todays walk takes us  along the river through forest with some views of mountains as well until lunch. We cross the river several times by bridges as we pass through the villages of Benkar, Monzo and Jorsale.Jorsale Last point before Namche where we have lunch.There is the check point of Sagaramatha national park,from that point the SNP area begins. A final bridge brings us to the steep climb to Namche. Halfway up this ascent, if weather permited we get the chance to see the summit of Mount  everest hiding behind Lhotse and Nuptse. After steep climb of 2 hours and ascents of 300 mtr climbing brings us to Namche. Namche is the main gateway of mount Everest and it  is the  trading center  of Khumbu.It has weekly market on friday afternoon and saturday Morning but the shops,supermarkets,trekking shops,Bakeries are open for all day.
 

Day 5: Acclimatization at Namche Bazzar (rest day)


   Today is rest day and acclimatization day.After breakfast will go for hike 300 Meter  back down again for overnight stay. We climb steeply out of Namche past the airstrip at Shyangboche to the Hilary viewpoint in Khunde height of approx 4100 Mtr,From where most spectacular view of Mount Amadablam,Thamserku,Khangteka etc. can be seen. Descending through forest we come to Khunde, where we have lunch,visit the Khunde Monastery and Edmund Hillary hospital.After lunch, we walk down to Khumjung where  we visit khumjung  Monastery to see the Yeti's Skull and the Hillary school. Khumjung Monastery is one of the oldest monastery of Khumbu, it was badly destroyed by recent earthquake but is now being constructed. Then we will head one towards Hotel Eversest view.about 30 minutes of gradual climb,we reach in Hotel Everest view, from where we have 360 panoromic view of beautiful mountains as Mount Everest,Mount Lhotse, Mount Nuptse,Amadablam, Thamserku,Kongde etc. Steep descend down to namche takes 1 hour.
 

Day 6: Trek to Tyangboche (3,860 Mtr/12660 Ft)


We start our walk with steep climb up to chorkhang, then straight  until Kyangjuma in steep down hill. Our trails descends down to the deep dudh koshi Gorge to  Phunki Tenga which takes 1.5hours from Kyangjuma,where there is suspension bridge to cross the Dudh Koshi river , Then we have steep climb  until Tyangboche. Tengboche is the spiritual  and training center for new monks  of the Khumbu .It is surrounded by spectacular mountains, including Kangtega and Thamserku.
 

Day 7: Trek to Dingboche(4410 Mtr/14464 Ft)


  We descend down to Deboche following the trail trough rhododendron  forest. From Deboche trail goes gradually up until suspenson bridge over Imja Khola.Steep climb about 40 minutes brings us at Pangboche, which is highest permanent settlement of Sherpa people in khumbu region.Ascending  along  the  Imja Khola (river) with stunning close view of Mount Amadablam , Mount Lhotse and Nuptse. . In Pangboche  we will go to visit one of the oldest monastery in Khumbu and visit to Lama for take the blessing  before step on the mountain. Continue walk of one hour  we get to Shomare  for lunch break,from here tree line is over, following the trail all way  on  pastureland  until small bridge over the  river flown from Khumbu glacier. About 40 minutes of steep climb brings us in Dingboche valley.This is the second largest  town with hotels and lodges after Namche, which is properly closes for 2 months in summer.
 

Day 8: Rest Day in Dingboche (4410 Mtr) and hike to Ngangkarsang Peak(5083 Mtr/16672 Ft)


   We spend another day in Dingboche for acclimatization. We climb up to Ngangkarsang Peak (5083 Meter) to be adjust well in altitude and great views of Mount Makalu,Cholatse,Taboche,Amadablam and so on.We come down for lunch , today going to be late lunch, so recomanded to carry some snacks bar.After lunch free time to relax,Showers and coffee with cakes.
 

Day 9: Trek to Chukkung (4750 Mtr/15580 Ft)


   To head on towards for Island peak summit for acclimatization before Amadablam.We ascends the valley gently up  towards chukkung with view of Island Peak,giant mount Lhotse and Nuptse. It takes just 2 hours to get to Chukkung.After the quick lunch we head on chukkung Ri (5545 Meter).From there we can have view of Amphu Labtsa pass, Island peak, Mount shartse and Mount Amadablam.
 

Day 10: Trek to Island Peak Base Camp (5150 Mtr/16892 Ft)


   After late breakfast , we head on towards the basecamp, steep climb about 1 hour  then walk on  pretty flat pastureland  about 1.5 hours  takes us in Island peak basecamp.In the right side there is big Imja glaciel lake.After the lunch we will have some basic trainings  about climbing as technique of using the gears, methods of walking on ice snow and ladder. Today  we will have early dinner in order to wake up in the midnight.
 

Day 11: Summit (6189 Mtr/20300 Ft) and Trek to Chukung (4750 Mtr/15580 Ft)


  We  wake up by 12 AM, have breakfast at 12:30 then we begin to ascend up. Straight steep climb up from basecamp to  crampon point on rocky, terminal moraine. It takes about 3.5 hours.  From then we use our proper gear with crampon.After steep climb on snow  about 400 mtr  in approx 2.5 hours , we get to summit of island peak. Takes maximum 3 hours to get down to basecamp. After get down to basecamp our trek continues to Chukkung.
 

Day 12: Trek to Ama Dablam Basecamp (45000Mtr/14760 Ft)


  We descend down following the imja valley  for 1 hour, then we turn  left to cross the imja river via  small wooden bridge. Our trials  goes through  the bushes of seabucthorn  for one hour and  crossing huge landslide , then straight gradual up all the way to Amadablam basecamp. Amadablam basecamp is located in pretty flat pastureland with amazing views of mount Taboche, Mount khangteka, Mount Ambigaichen and very close view of Mount Amadablam.
 

Day 13: Check the all gears and Rest Day


  

Day 14-25: Climbing Period ( Ama Dablam Summit (6,812 Mtr/22343 Ft)


  Before push to the summit, We do some rotation as belows.
  • Climb to highcamp
  • Climb to Camp 1, Sleep in High camp
  • Climb to Camp 2, Sleep in Camp 1
  • Back to Basecamp
  • Camp 1
  • Camp 2
  • Camp 3
  • Summit and back to  Camp 2
  • Basecamp
  • Rest day

Day 26: Trek to Namche bazar (3440 Mtr/11283 Ft)


Trek to Namche bazar (3440 Mtr/11283 Ft)

Day 27: Trek to Lukla (2610 Mtr/8560 Ft)


Long walk down to  Lukla before flying to Kathmandu.

Day 28: Flight back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel


Today we have a early breakfast in order to catch the flights,sometimes weather doesn’t permits, should be patient for the waiting. It takes about 30 minutes to get to Kathmandu.
 

Day 29: Rest day and free time for shopping & Relaxing


We have free time for rest and relax. you can take your own time for shoppinp,sightseeing and relaxing.Thamel area is full of shops and restaurants and coffee shops for those who want a more relaxing day.We will have the farewell dinner in typical  Nepali restaurant  with nepali cultural music and dances to celebrate the successful completion of the expedition
 

Day 30: Transfer to Airport for final departure for homeland


You will be transfer to airport for the final departure for homeland

What's included

  • Airport pick and drop to/from Airport
  • Welcome dinner in Kathmandu
  • 4 Nights accommodation in Five star hotel in Kathmandu in BB basis
  • Flight Fare to/from Lukla
  • Lodging and Fooding all nights during the trek and climbing period.
  • Group equipment for climb cooking gear, fuel, stoves, ropes, all forms of rock, ice, and snow protection, radio communications, oxygen delivery system and oxygen cylinders, medical supplies, etc.
  • High altitude sherpas,porters, liason officer,and all staffs
  • All permit fees and government taxes.
  • Sat phone available at Base Camp, but nominal charge for use
  • High altitude tents for all members and climbing Sherpas. All food and fuel for Base Camp and higher camps during expedition. Services of cook and kitchen boy at Base Camp. All kitchen tent, stores tent, dining tents, toilet tents, tables and chairs, and cooking utensils for Base Camp.
  • Insurance for climbing Sherpas, cooks, Liaison Officer, and local porters. Equipment allowances and wages for climbing Sherpas, cooks, kitchen boys and Government Liaison Officer
  • Base Camp single tent with mattress and pillow for each member, climbing Sherpa, BC staff and Liaison Officer.
  • Solar panel at Base Camp for light and charging small electronics (eg. mobile phones, amateur digital cameras and handheld video cameras).
  • Personal solar powered light at each tent per member at Base Camp.
  • Transportation of food supply to Base Camp from Kathmandu (cargo to Lukla and then by porter to Base Camp).

What's not included

  • International airfare and Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • • Personal gear, clothing and sleeping equipment (see gear list).
  • Tips and Bonus for Staff and guide
  • Insurance and Trip cancellation
  • Beverages Alcoholic beverages and bottled drinks.
  • Nepal entry visa Fee( can be obtained at the airport upon arrival)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation, and lost luggage.
  • Personal solar pack for charging heavy electronics ( laptops, professional camera, batteries, etc. ).

Good to Know

Primary/Travel Items
  • Passport and Photocopy of Passport /Some extra passport photos for Nepal visa on the arrival
  • Travellers Cheques
  • Credit Cards
  • Personal Travel Insurance

Clothing

Head Wear
  • Sun Hat
  • Warm Synthetic wool Hat
  • Head Band/buff/Face mask/balaclava
  • Head lamp and Spare Batteries
  • Nose guard

Eye Wear
  • Sun Glasses
  • Glacier glasses
  • Googgles

Hand Wear
  • Lightweight   Synthetic Gloves
  • Heavyweight Synthetic Gloves
  • Soft shell gloves
  • Hand Warmer
  • Mittens

Body
  • Fleece Jacket
  • Long Sleeved shirts
  • Short Sleeved Shirts
  • Wind Jacket
  • Down Suit
  • Down Jacket(Light Weight)
  • Down Jacket(Heavy Weight)
  • Soft shell Jacket
  • Hard shell Jacket

Down Wear
  • Trousers(Light Weight)
  • Trousers(Heavy Weight)
  • Wind Paints
  • Lightweight Underwear
  • Heavyweight  Long underwear
  • Lightweight Nylon paints
  • Down Pants
  • Soft shell pants
  • Hard shell pants
  • Insulated synthetic pants

Foot Wear
  • Light weight synthetic  socks
  • Climbing socks
  • Climbing boots
  • Trekking boots/Light hiking boots
  • Running Shoes
  • Insulated Camp boots(for Basecamp)
  • Gaiters

Accessories
  • Sunscreen  and Lip Balms
  • Personal First Aid Kit
  • Dairy and Writing Material
  • Camera with spare batteiries
  • Pocket knife
  • Sun Glass
  • Personal Toilet Equipment
  • Water Bottles
  • Hand sanitizers
  • Small Towels/Soap/Shampoo

Climbing Gear
  • Down Suits
  • Helmet
  • Harness
  • Carabinersr(Regular)
  • Carabiners(Locker)
  • Descender
  • Ascender
  • Ice Axe
  • Crampons
  • Helmet
  • Water Bottle
  • Duffol Bag
  • Trekking Back Pack(40 Ltr)
  • Climbing Back Pack (50 Ltr)
  • Sleeping Bag(-40) for higher camps
  • Sleeping Bag(-20) for Basecamp
  • Thermarest
  • Thermos
  • Trekking Poles
  • Pee Bottle

Fixed Departures

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Start Date
2020-10-10
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2020-11-08
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2020-10-21
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2020-11-19
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2020-11-02
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2020-12-01
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2020-11-16
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2020-12-15
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2020-11-23
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2020-12-22
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