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Ama Dablam Expedition

Ama Dablam 6812 meters (22349 feet) also known as the Ama Dablam is a small and the most beautiful and popular expedition peak in Nepal. Ama Dablam literally means "Mother's necklace"; it is so named because of its appearance. The long ridge on the either side of the peak seems like arm of a mother that is Ama in Nepali protecting her child and a hanging glacier on its neck seems to appear like Dablam which means a traditional double-pendant containing pictures of the gods, worn by Sherpa women. Ama Dablam was first ascended by a team lead by Sir Edmund Hillary on 13th of March, 1961.

Normally Ama Dablam expedition is done via its South- West ridge. Ama Dablam expedition starts after you take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and then trek all the way along the beautiful Everest region trekking route for five to six days. You start trekking from Lukla en route you visit the famous Tengboche monastery, acclimatize at Namche Bazaar, explore the glaciers and experience the culture and lifestyle of the Himalayan dwellers (Sherpa peoples). You trek up to the Base camp 4770 meters, and start climbing the peak. You set three more camps namely camp I at 5800 meters, camp II at 6075 meters, camp III at 6400 meters and then approach the summit of the peak. The best seasons for Ama Dablam expedition is during April-May (before the monsoon) and September-October.

Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02-03: Spend day for Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley for 5-6 hours and preparation for Peak climbing. Overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and then trek to Phakding (2640 meters)

Day 05: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3446 meters)

Day 06: Take a day rest as Acclimatization in Namche.

Day 07: Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3800 meters)

Day 08: Trek from Tengboche to Pangboche (3900 meters), Better for Acclimatization

Day 09: Trek from Pangboche to Ama Dablam Base Camp (4600 meters)

Day 10: Prepare your climbing into Ama Dablam Base Camp (4600 meters)

Day 11-26: Climbing Period for Mount Ama Dablam - 6812 meters / 22349 feet

Day 27: Cleanup your Base Camp and trek down to Tyangboche

Day 28: Trek back from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar (3440 m.)

Day 29: Trek back from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2886 m.) 5 to 6 hrs.

Day 30: Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu.

Day 31-32: Free Day in Kathmandu.

Day 33: Transfer to airport, for your onward destination.