Ama Dablam Expedition (30 days)
|Trip Duration||30 days|
|Min. Group Size||1|
|Max Altitude:||6300 m.|
|Best Season:||Autumn: SEP-OCT-NOV Spring: MAR-APR-MAY|
|Meals:||3 Meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)|
|Acommodation:||2-3 Star Hotel Accomodation in Kathmandu
Camping Accomodation during Expedition
Arrival at Kathmandu International Airport and transfer to hotel. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Preparation day in Kathmandu. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla takes approximately 30 minutes and then trek to Phakding. Early in the morning you will be driven from your hotel to the Kathmandu airport, after a 30 minute spectacular flight you will land at Lukla airport (2800m.).You begin your trek to Phakding (2652m.) and walk for about two and a half to three hours. While trekking you head up the Dudh Koshi Valley on a well-marked trail to Phakding (2652m.) Stay overnight at a lodge in Phakding.
Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) takes about 5 to 5 and a half hours. This day you trek and cross the river on high suspension bridges. Beyond Monjo(2800m.) is the entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park which was set up in order to protect and preserve this fragile mountain environment. You then ascend quite steeply to Namche and along the way, if the weather is clear, catch a first glimpse of Mt Everest in the distance. You can also enjoy the views of Mt. Kusum Kangaru, Thamserku, Konde-Ri and Tawache peak. You can also visit some of the village monasteries trekking along the way to Namche Bazaar (3440 m.). Stay overnight at lodge in Namche Bazaar.
Rest at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion around the places. It is an ideal place to spend a rest day for acclimatization to the high altitude before heading off towards Tyangboche. For the acclimatization you walk up to Khunde Hospital which was set up by the late Sir Edmund Hillary, or a one hour walk up to Syangboche (3800m.) where Everest View Hotel is situated above Namche for outstanding views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru. There are also good views from the National Park Center and Museum just above the town. Stay overnight at lodge in Namche Bazaar.
Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3850 m.) which takes almost 5 hours. From Namche, the trail contours around the side of the valley, high above the Dudh Kosi. From here, you can catch a glimpse of the great peaks of the Khumbu including Mt Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru. Passing by several villages and numerous tea shops, the trail descends steeply to a bridge over the river Dudh Koshi at Phunki Tenga (3250m.).The village has an excellent place for lunch and you can take a short rest before making the steep climb to Tyangboche. Stay overnight at lodge in Tyangboche.
Trek from Tyanboche to Ama Dablam Base Camp. Stay overnight at camp.
Trek from Ama Dablam Base camp to Namche. Stay overnight at lodge.
Trek from Namche Bazaar to Phakding (2652m.) which takes about four hours. The trail descends steeply for early one and a half hours. After that, the path has small ups and downs to Phakding through Monjo. Stay overnight at lodge.
Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Rest day in Kathmandu. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Fly out from Kathmandu.