“ The best view comes after hardest adventure ”. Ama Dablam Base Camp Trekking is one of the less trodden enchant trekking trail in the Khumbu Region offers exquisite views of Snowy Mount Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Island peak(6189 m), Makalu (8463m), Khumbu Himalayan and rest of the snowcapped surrounded mountains. The pristine lake at base camp with dazzling Himalayan peaks is absolutely mind-blogging. Though this is freshly trekking trail present immense enrapture. The base camp is remained at the elevation of 4650 m above from sea level.
An enthralling Ama Dablam peak (6812m) is considered as one of the most esoteric, awkward and intoxicate peak in the Everest Region. Ama Dablam means Mother necklace in the local language. The name comes from the unique shape where it seems a mother is holding her baby with a necklace like a glacier.
The jaw-dropping Ama Dablam Base Camp trekking inaugurate after visiting UNISCO enlisted world heritage sites namely Swoyambhunath “The Monkey Temple”, Pashupatinath “Hindus Divine as well Crematory Place”, Bauddha Stupa “The Largest Stupa of Asia” etc. in the City of Temple “Kathmandu”. More than 400 years old Tyenbouche Monastery, diverse but amazing landscape, culture & tradition of Sherpa, Himalayan herbs & spices, Flora & Fauna of Everest region are the splendiferous things to scrutinize.
The spring season( March – April) & Autumn (September – November) is considered as best season to traverse. Ama dablam trek is itself an astounding mountaineering trip and it becomes even more complete and noteworthy with experienced, knowledgeable trekking
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1,334m)
Upon your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu a Trek Nepal Himalayas representative will be there for your warm welcome and will help you to transfer to the hotel. In hotel, take rest and get refresh from jetlag. In evening you will be joining welcome dinner organized by Trek Nepal Himalayas team. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing & Trip Preparation (1,300m)
A guided full day sightseeing is dedicated to introduce some of the UNESCO World Heritage listed sites in Kathmandu which includes Soyambhunath- “The Monkey Temple”, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square. After sightseeing we can prepare our trekking stuffs. Overnight at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Kathmandu-Lukla-Phakding (2652 m/3-4 hrs trek.)
A scenic 40 minutes flight from Kathmandu takes you to Lukla. In Lukla meet remaining crews then start trek to Phakding. It is 3 hours gentle walk through the banks of Dudh Koshi River to Phakding. Overnight at Phakding.
Day 4: Phakding-Namche Bazar (3440m/4-5 hrs trek.)
After breakfast, we follow Dudhkoshi river we then pass several suspension bridges. With 6.5 hours walking we reach Namche Bazar which is the trading center of Khumbu Region. Overnight.
Day 5: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazar
A rest day in Namche Bazar. This day we visit Tourist Visit Center to collect the knowledge of Sherpa traditions, cultures and flora and faunas of Khumbu Region. We also can hike up to Thame. As Namche is the last place to check the gears we also have time to check our gears and if something missed then we can hire it there. Overnight.
Day 6: Namache Bazar to Tengboche( 3870m./5-6 hrs. trek)- Set off towards Tengboche.
This day the trail goes ups and downs and magnificent views of Mt Everest, Mt Nuptse, Mt Lhotse and close views of Thamserkhu and Amadablam will accompany along the way to Tengboche. As Tengboche is one of the best mountain view point we can enjoy the superb views of mountains. Tengboche also has the biggest Buddhist Monastery of Everest Region. Enjoy exploring. Overnight.
Day 7: Trek Tengboche – Pangboche (4,010m/3-4 hrs trek.)
Early morning we will have our breakfast, after then we will resume our trekking. This day we will be trekking for three to four hours where we can enjoy stunning views of Amadablam along the way. In Pangboche, we will get chance to explore the oldest Buddhist monastery of Everest region. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8: Trek Pangboche – Ama Dablam Base Camp (4,650m) – Pangboche. (4,010m./ 7-8 hours trek.)
A long trekking day when we will get to our ultimate goal. After early morning breakfast we start our trekking from Pangboche to Amadablam Base Camp which takes three/four hours trekking. In base camp we will enjoy the 360 panoramic views of mighty Himalayas. After spending some wonderful moments in Base Camp, we will then trek back to Pangboche for overnight. Overnight at Pangboche.
Day 9 –Trek Pangboche – Khumjung Village (3,790m/7-8 hours trek.)
Our trail from Pangboche descends down through dense forest where we can see some musk deer. It takes us seven to eight hours to reach wonderful Khumjung Village from Pangboche where we will stay overnight.
Day 10: Trek Khumjung village – Phakding (2, 652m./5-6 hours trek.)
Today, we will first descent down to Namche Bazar and continues to descent down national park check point Monju. From Monju we further trek through dense forest and then follow the west bank of Dudh Koshi river to Phakding.
Day 11: Phakding to Lukla
With 3-4 hours descend trail trek from Phakding we will reach to Lukla. In evening there will be a farewell dinner with Sherpa and Guides. Overnight at Lukla.
Day 12: Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu
We take early morning flight to get back Kathmandu from Lukla. In free time we can explore around Thamel to do some last minutes shopping. In evening join farewell dinner organized by Trek Nepal Himalayas. Overnight.
Day 13: Fly back home
A Trek Nepal Himalayas representative will transfer you to Tribhuvan International Airport for returning flight. We hope to see you again in Nepal.
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