Amadablam Expedition


Trip Facts


Duration : 32 days

Difficulty Level : 5

Group Size : 2-10

Maximum Altitude : 6810 m

Ama Dablam is located in the Khumbu Valley. Sometimes considered the Matterhorn of Nepal, Ama Dablam is a magnificent pyramid. The hanging glacier seen on the southwest face of Ama Dablam bears a resemblance to the sacred ornament box used by Sherpa Women, which is known as Dablam, therefore giving it a name as “Ama Dablam” This peak is 6,812 meters in elevation from the sea level. This mountain is not impressive for its height but for its aesthetics it holds. Mt. Ama Dablam is located in the Khumbu region of Nepal, south of Mt. Everest. One should see some splendid views during the ascent to the pinnacle.

The usual ascent to Ama Dablam is done from the South-western ridge. This was the same route followed by the climbers who reached the top for the first time to the top in 1961. Commonly, climbers set up three camps just below and the right of the hanging glacier, “Dablam”. The hike is modest up to camp 1, but the challenge starts from camp 1 to camp 2 as it gets more technical in the narrow edges of ridges made from granite. This challenge increases even more from camp 2 to camp 3. Some risk of glacier falls cannot be escaped. One should train himself on the skills of rock and ice climbing and get used to a high altitude before thinking of Amadablam Expedition. If you have former experience as a climber and wish to join in a team of an expedition to a world’s most extraordinary mountain, then Amadablam Expedition is for you.

Amadablam Expedition Camps

Base camp at 4600 m and CB advanced at 5150 m. Less than 10 minutes from the base camp a comfortable lodge offers wifi access. For small groups, we suggest you do the base camp at the lodge.

Camp 1 to 5600 m

Camp 2 at 6000 m

Camp 3 at 6300 m.

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Information

  • 30 days
  • April May and October November
  • Max Altitude 6810 m

Trip Itinerary

AMA DABLMA PROGRAMME
Day 1 to 3 Kathmandu and flight to Lukla.
Days 4 to 9 walk approach and acclimatization: Namche Bazar (2 days), Khumjung, Portse, Pangboché.
Day 10 From Pangboché climb to the base camp of Ama Dablam.
Days 11 to 23 Period of the ascent of Ama Dablam.
Day 24 Cleaning the CB and departure for Pangboché.
Days 25 to 27 Back to Lukla
Days 28 to 30 Return to Kathmandu and departure France.

Service Includes

  • 4 nights in Kathmandu hotel with breakfast
  • 1 cook and his helpers
  • 1 altitude Sherpa with equipment for 2 climbers
  • Hyper bar box
  • A satellite phone
  • A / R by plane Katmandu-Lukla
  • Carrying loads to the CB with the Carriers
  • Food during the expedition including in the high altitude camps
  • Gas in the high altitude camps
  • 1 Sirdar who is one of the altitude Sherpas
  • Equipment in fixed ropes, snow piles, spindle, etc.
  • The tents of the base camp and the camps of altitude
    Insurance for the Nepalese team
  • Mess tent, kitchen tent, toilet
  • Hotel-airport transportation
  • The royalties of the summit
  • Permit trek Khumbu
  • Garbage disposal
  • The liaison officer and his equipment
  • End of the trip meal taken together in Kathmandu

Service Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal Insurance, Repatriation Assistance
  • Hot showers in the lodges (about 2 Euros)
  • Your mountain gear (harness, crampons, sleeping bags, etc.) Race food
  • Airport taxes and visas
  • Telephone, alcoholic drinks, mineral water, soda and hot water in the lodges
  • Tips to the Nepalese team
  • The return flight Paris-Kathmandu
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