Ama Dablam Expedition

  • Ama Dablam Expedition
  • Ama Dablam Climbing Time
  • Ama Dablam Base Camp

Highlights

  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Flight to and from Lukla
  • Amazing Himalayan views such as; Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Cho Oyu
  • Visit iconic Sharpa villages such as Namche Bazaar
  • Learn the ins and outs of climbing techniques at the foot of Mt Ama Dablam
  • Stay in Camps along the ridges of the mountain
  • Summit the 6,812m/22,349ft Mt Ama Dablam
  • Duration25 Days
  • Max. Altitude6812m
  • Trip GradeChallenging
  • Group Size1 - 10
  • Meals Breakfast in Kathmandu, B/L/D during the expedition
  • AccommodationHotel/Teahouse/Tent

Overview

The Ama Dablam Expedition with High Route Adventure is a remarkable mountaineering journey that encapsulates the essence of adventures in the heart of the Himalayas! Ama Dablam, often referred to as the “Matterhorn of the Himalayas” due to its distinctive pyramid shape, offers climbers a challenging yet rewarding ascent. The route to its summit is a test of technical skill, physical endurance, and unwavering determination! Are you ready?

The climb begins at Base Camp, nestled in the shadow of Ama Dablam, at an elevation of approximately 4,600 meters (15,092 feet). From here, climbers embark on an arduous journey that takes them through a series of high-altitude camps. The Advanced Base Camp (ABC), situated at around 5,639 meters (18,500 feet), serves as the launching point for the expedition’s higher reaches.

As climbers ascend, they traverse rocky terrains, negotiate steep ridges, and face the challenges of snow and ice. Camp I, also known as “The Yak Camp,” at about 5,700 meters (18,700 feet), offers the first significant rest stop! From there, they advance to Camp II, or “The Advanced Camp,” perched at approximately 6,000 meters (19,685 feet) on a narrow snow ridge. It’s here that climbers intensify their acclimatization efforts and prepare for the more demanding sections ahead.

High Route Adventure’s expert climbing guides continue with you to Camp III, known as “The Summit Camp,” at around 6,480 meters (21,260 feet). This camp is strategically placed just below Ama Dablam’s southwest ridge, making it the final camp before the summit push!

The ascent to the summit, standing tall at 6,812 meters (22,349 feet), is the Major highlight of the Ama Dablam expedition. Climbers must navigate technical rock and ice sections, employing their skills and determination to reach the pinnacle of Ama Dablam’s majestic Himalayan pyramid!

A few things you should know before climbing Mt Ama Dablam:

To conquer Ama Dablam, one must be equipped with a comprehensive arsenal of gear and equipment tailored to the requirements of high-altitude mountaineering in Nepal! In contrast to standard hiking gear, this expedition demands specialized tools and gear.

Crampons with precision-engineered spikes provide essential traction on icy surfaces, while harnesses with safety features offer peace of mind on tricky rock faces. Ice axes, designed for balance and power, are indispensable for navigating steep slopes and ice formations. Furthermore, altitude-resistant clothing, constructed with cutting-edge materials, ensures climbers remain warm and safe in the ever-changing Himalayan weather.

These tools are not mere accessories; they are lifelines, enabling climbers to conquer the unforgiving terrain of Ama Dablam. Climbers who embark on this expedition are advised to have some prior experience. Proficiency in rock and ice climbing is a benefit, as is the ability to utilize ropes and anchors!

Mt Ama Dablam is renowned for its formidable challenges. Its distinctive pyramid shape presents a complex medley of rock, snow, and ice obstacles. The exposed ridges and sheer rock faces demand a level of technical skill. With the help of High Route Adventure, you’ll navigate steep sections with finesse, employing a blend of rock and ice climbing techniques.

The thin air at high altitudes adds another layer of complexity, requiring climbers to acclimatize gradually and make calculated decisions to ensure their safety and success.

When to summit Mt Ama Dablam in Nepal?

The timing of the expedition is an important consideration! The optimal seasons for the Mt Ama Dablam expedition are autumn/fall (October-November) and spring (April-May). During these months, the weather tends to be more stable, with clear skies and manageable temperatures.

Embarking on the climb during other times of the year exposes climbers to harsh and unpredictable weather conditions, significantly increasing the risk associated with the ascent. Timing, therefore, is a factor that can make the difference between a successful summit and a perilous retreat!

The Climb to the summit:

Base Camp:

The journey begins at the base camp, situated at approximately 4,600 meters (15,092 feet) above sea level. This is the starting point for climbers and serves as the hub for organizing equipment, acclimatization, and initial briefings. High Route Adventure sets up our main camp here. It also provides a stunning vantage point for viewing Ama Dablam’s majestic pyramid shape!

Advanced Base Camp (ABC):

After training at base camp, climbers ascend to the advanced base camp, located at around 5,400 meters (17,716 feet). This camp is strategically positioned closer to the mountain and serves as a launch pad for further ascents. Climbers typically spend several days here, acclimatizing to the increasing altitude and preparing for the more challenging sections ahead.

Camp I:

Often referred to as “The Yak Camp,” is situated at approximately 5,700 meters (18,700 feet) above sea level. It is the first high camp along the route, marking a significant step in the ascent. Climbers establish this camp on a rocky terrace and use it as a resting point during their climb. From here, the route becomes steeper and more technical.

Camp II:

Called “The Advanced Camp,” Camp II is positioned at approximately 6,000 meters (19,685 feet). It is a critical waypoint in the climb and is nestled on a narrow snow ridge. Climbers may spend several nights here, adjusting to the altitude and preparing for the challenging sections ahead. Camp II offers breathtaking views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks.

Camp 2.7:

Also known as “The Summit Camp,” it is situated at around 6,480 meters (21,260 feet) above sea level. This camp is strategically located just below the mountain’s southwest ridge. It is the final camp before the summit push and requires a technical climb to reach. Climbers typically set off from here in the early hours of the morning for their summit attempt.

Ama Dablam Summit:

The ultimate goal of the expedition is to reach the summit of Ama Dablam, which stands at an impressive 6,812 meters (22,349 feet) above sea level. The summit push is the most challenging part of the climb, often involving technical rock and ice sections. Success at the summit is a testament to the climber’s skill, determination, and preparation!

Is this trip the right fit for you?

  • Ama Dablam is a more challenging peak at 6,812m. Prior high-altitude mountaineering experience and excellent fitness levels are required. It’s not for newer climbers.
  • The climb requires ascending steep exposed ridges and climbing rock. Excellent technical skills in ropes, rappelling, anchors, etc., are essential.
  • The summit bid involves difficult sections like the Yellow Tower. This requires strong mental stamina, in addition to physical capability.
  • Weather conditions on summit day can be extremely harsh – low temperatures with strong winds. Make sure you have top-grade cold weather gear to withstand that.
  • Camping for weeks around 5,000 – 6,000m means very basic tent conditions and below-freezing temps. Prepare mentally and with gear for sleeping in such environments.
  • Due to tricky logistics, unstable weather issues, etc., summit attempts tend to be tough. Be mentally ready to turn around if needed.
  • Limited summit days per season means securing a permit many months in advance. It gets booked out quickly by experienced climbers only.
  • Ama Dablam’s difficulty requires technical skills. It’s suited for intermediate-advanced climbers pursuing a major Himalayan challenge with proper prior extreme altitude experience.

What makes this trip enjoyable for you?

  • Summiting a classic and stunning 6,812m peak like Ama Dablam provides a huge sense of personal achievement and pride after a demanding climb. The incredible views are the reward.
  • Attempting steep rock pitches on the southwest ridge using ropes, gear, and technical ability is an adventurous challenge for experienced climbers.
  • Learning to handle difficult sections requires mountaineering skill development. This benefits future extreme altitude climbs.
  • Being fully self-sufficient for weeks while camping across varying terrains from base camp to summit pushes your resilience and wilderness skills.
  • Trekking in the Khumbu Valley offers stunning high-mountain scenery, Buddhist culture, and charming Sherpa villages to discover along the way.
  • Crossing high passes before attempting Ama Dablam is very rewarding yet grueling, underscoring the remoteness.
  • Overcoming adversity together with your expedition team when tackling such a serious peak forms a lasting friendship.
  • If successful, landing atop such an iconic summit with jaw-dropping Himalayan views all around is a moment you’ll never forget.

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Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

    • Our team eagerly awaits your arrival at the airport in Kathmandu
    • Drive to Thamel, hotel check-in
    • Stay overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu

    Traveler’s note: Thamel houses most trekking shops, restaurants, hotels, and boutique handicraft shops. Here you’ll find anything and everything you need for a successful summit climb up Mt Ama a Dablam!

    Altitude: 1,400m/4,593ft
    Accommodation: Hotel
  • Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu/Trip preparation

    • Enjoy breakfast at your hotel
    • Our High Route Adventure’s tour guide will pick you up at the reception
    • Cultural sightseeing tour in Kathmandu:
      • Swayambunath Monkey Temple
      • Pashupatinath Hindu Temple
      • Boudhanath Buddhist Stupa
      • Kathmandu Durbar Square
    • After your tour, we’ll drop you back at the hotel
    • Before dinner we hold a detailed safety and trip briefing
    • Stay overnight at your booked hotel in Kathmandu

    Traveler’s note: For dinner options, we recommend one of the local restaurants, a staple dish of Nepal is the traditional dumpling called MoMo, absolutely delicious. Thamel has also a lot of options for international cuisine for you to choose from. For any recommendations, we’ll be happy to provide you.

    Altitude: 1,400m/4,593ft
    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: Hotel
  • Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2,828m/9,279ft) + Trek to Phakding

    • Hotel breakfast and check-out
    • Shuttle to the domestic airport
    • Make an exhilarating flight to Lukla airport
    • After landing we meet up with our Porter team
    • Final gear check
    • Start the trek
    • Follow the trail towards Phakding
    • Descend towards the Dudh Khusi River
    • Follow the River upstream
    • Finally, we cross the suspension bridge and head into Phakding village
    • Take dinner and stay overnight at the local guesthouse

    Traveler’s note: Also known as one of the most unique airports in the world, the landing and take-offs from Lukla are heart-racing!

    Altitude: 2,780m/9,121ft
    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar

    • Enjoy your first Himalayan breakfast
    • Start to trek
    • The trail leads further along the River
    • Make way to Monjo by crossing the Dudh Khosi a few times
    • Make sure to check your permits at the check post
    • Ascend further to Jorsalle and ultimately Namche Bazaar
    • Have dinner and stay overnight at the local guesthouse

    Traveler’s note: The Sagarmatha or Everest National Park entry point is Monjo village, hence the permit check post! While traversing around Larja Dobhan you’ll have a chance to see your first views of Mt Everest from the viewpoint!

    Altitude: 3,440m/11,287ft
    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar

    • Take breakfast in the Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar
    • Today we hold our first acclimatization day:
      • Hike up to the Everest View Hotel in Syanboche (first views of Ama Dablam)
      • (Optional) Hike further to Khumjung, to visit the Khumjung Monastery
    • Depending on the time you can further explore around Namche Bazaar
    • Have dinner and stay overnight at the local guesthouse

    Traveler’s note: Did you know that Namche Bazaar from a distance looks like a horseshoe? Here you can find many restaurants, pharmacies, and even luxury resorts!

    Altitude: 3,440m/11,287ft
    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Day 06: Trek to Phortse

    • Enjoy breakfast at the guesthouse
    • Start to trek
    • Retrace yesterday’s steps toward Khumjung
    • Head north to Phortse Thanga
    • Cross the Dudh Khosi Nadi River
    • Continue now to the east until Phortse village
    • Dinner and overnight stay at the guesthouse

    Traveler’s note: Also used to trek towards the Lakes of Gokyo in the western region of Everest Phortse also serves as a crossroad for trekkers.

    Altitude: 3,850m/12,632ft
    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Day 07: Trek to Dingboche

    • Enjoy your breakfast at the guesthouse
    • Start to trek
    • Take the trail east to Pangboche
    • More eastwards the trail leads towards Somare
    • Cross the Imja River to Debuche
    • Head on to Dingboche
    • Take dinner and stay overnight at the guesthouse

    Traveler’s note: While entering the Imja Valley today it is common to see lots of yak herds. The next day we have our second and last acclimatization day.

    Altitude: 4,350m/14,272ft
    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Day 08: Rest day at Dingboche + hike up to Chukung Ri (5,364m/17,600ft)

    • Enjoy your breakfast at the guesthouse
    • 2nd Acclimatization day
    • Day hike up to Chukung Ri
    • Enjoy incredible views of Ama Dablam, Lhotse, & Makalu
    • Hike back to Dingboche
    • Have dinner and stay overnight at the same guesthouse

    Traveler’s note: Did you know that from tomorrow we veer off the Everest Base Camp trail, and head east towards the foot of Mt Ama Dablam? It officially marks the last day of trekking and the start of the expedition. The views from Chukung Ri are incredible, on clear days you get to see a great part of the entire Everest region’s mountain peaks such as Island Peak, Nuptse, etc!

    Altitude: 4,350m/14,272ft
    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Day 09: Trek to Ama Dablam Base Camp

    • Take breakfast at the guesthouse
    • Start the trek by heading back south towards Somare
    • From here we go further south to Pangboche
    • Here we hold a final gear and supply check before heading east
    • The trail follows the Cholulungche Khola River
    • Head north on the path leading up to Ama Dablam Base Camp
    • Settle in at our High Route Adventure Camp
    • Depending on the time we’ll hold a climbing class as well
    • Dinner and overnight stay at Ama Dablam Base Camp

    Traveler’s note: Pay good attention during the climbing class, the next day we’ll hold a practice climb towards the Advance Base Camp and back. Take a good rest as tomorrow you’ll set your first steps on the massif Mt Ama Dablam!

    Altitude: 4,570m/15,000ft
    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    Accommodation: Tent
  • Day 10: Acclimatization Climb to Advance Base Camp (5,182m/17,000ft) + Return to Base Camp

    • Enjoy your first camp breakfast at the foot of Mt Ama Dablam
    • Climbing training
    • Head towards Advance Base Camp
    • Navigate crevasses, some steep sections, and rocky outcrops
    • Take a rest at Advance Base Camp
    • Climb back down to Base Camp
    • Have dinner and stay overnight at Base Camp

    Traveler’s note: Today’s section is more about acclimatization and getting a feel for the route and technical sections. Take your time with today’s climb and take in the view as you ascend higher up the mountain.

    Altitude: 4,570m/15,000ft
    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    Accommodation: Tent
  • Day 11: Rest day in Base Camp + pre-climbing training

    • Enjoy breakfast at Base Camp
    • Today we rest and hold a few practice climbs to Advance Camp and back down
    • We’ll also go over safety protocols, ice pick climbing and rope techniques
    • Dinner and overnight stay at Base Camp

     

    Traveler’s note: Our expert High Route Adventure climbing team takes the day to teach you invaluable techniques, pay attention as these can greatly help you overcome the obstacles lying in wait as we try to reach further up the mountain! During this day our team will also set up camp in Advance Base Camp anticipating your arrival.

    Altitude: 4,570m/15,000ft
    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    Accommodation: Tent
  • Day 12: Climb back to Advance Base Camp

    • Enjoy breakfast at Base Camp
    • Follow the pre-practiced route up to Advance Base Camp
    • Dinner and overnight stay at the camp
    Altitude: 5,182m/17,000ft
    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    Accommodation: Tent Camp
  • Day 13: Climb from Advance Base Camp to Camp I

    • Breakfast at Advance Base Camp
    • Climb up to Camp I
    • Use the newly learned climbing techniques to cross the Yellow Tower section
    • Navigate further up until reaching our pre-set tents
    • Dinner and overnight stay at Camp I
    Altitude: 5,639m/18,500ft
    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    Accommodation: Tent Camp
  • Practice climb to Camp II (5,944m/19,500ft) + return to Camp I

    • Breakfast at Camp I
    • Today we practice the climb to Camp II and head back to Camp I
    • During this day’s climb you’ll have to pass 2 sections:
      • The Grey Tower
      • The Mushroom Bridge
    • Once reaching Camp II we take a rest
    • Climb back down to Camp I
    • Dinner and overnight stay back at Camp I
    Altitude: 5,639m/18,500ft
    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    Accommodation: Tent Camp
  • Day 15: Descend from Camp I (5,639m/18,500ft) back to Ama Dablam Base Camp

    • Breakfast at Camp I
    • Retrace your climbing steps back to Base Camp
    • The rest of the day is free
    • Dinner and overnight stay back at Ama Dablam Base Camp
    Altitude: 4,570m/15,000ft
    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    Accommodation: Tent Camp
  • Day 16: Climb from Base Camp (4,570m/15,000ft) back to Camp I

    • Breakfast at Base Camp
    • Make your way back to Camp I
    • Having done this part multiple times makes it easier to reach back
    • Dinner and overnight stay at Camp I
    Altitude: 5,639 m/18,500ft
    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    Accommodation: Tent Camp
  • Day 17: Climb back to Camp II, then to Camp 2.7

    • Breakfast at Camp I
    • Head for Camp II by traversing the climbing sections again
    • Break and lunch
    • Climb further to Camp 2.7 below the summit
    • Dinner and overnight stay at Camp 2.7
    Altitude: 6,350m/20,800ft
    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    Accommodation: Tent Camp
  • Day 18: Climb from Camp 2.7 to Ama Dablam Peak Summit (6,812m/22,349ft), then return to Camp 2.7

    • Early breakfast at Camp 2.7
    • Today is the big day
    • Start the climb at sunrise
    • Traverse the technical parts
    • Make your way along the ropes over the icy surface
    • Reach the summit of Ama Dablam Base Camp
    • Take in the 360° views from the top of the mountain
    • Climb back down to Camp 2.7
    • Dinner and overnight stay back at Camp 2.7
    Altitude: 6,350m/20,800ft
    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    Accommodation: Tent Camp
  • Day 19 Descend from Camp 2.7 to Base Camp

    • Breakfast at Camp 2.7
    • Descend back to Camp II, and Camp I
    • Rest for lunch
    • Enjoy some of the last views as you descend the mountain
    • Reach back at Base Camp
    • A small party to celebrate your successful summit climb
    • Dinner and last overnight stay at Ama Dablam Base Camp
    Altitude: 4,570m/15,000ft
    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    Accommodation: Tent Camp
  • Day 20 Extra Day for contingency

    • This day is calculated as a contingency in case of bad weather
    Altitude: 4,570m/15,000ft
    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    Accommodation: Tent Camp
  • Day 21 Trek from Base Camp back to Namche Bazaar

    • Enjoy your last breakfast at Ama Dablam Base Camp
    • Today we trek back to Dingboche
    • From here we head back on the EBC trail
    • Exit the Imja Valley and follow the trail back
    • Retrace your steps back via Tengboche
    • Continue on the trail until reaching back at the Sherpa village
    • Have dinner and stay overnight at Namche Bazaar
    Altitude: 3,440m/11,284ft
    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Day 22 Trek from Namche Bazaar back to Lukla

    • Have breakfast at the guesthouse
    • Head back down in to the tree line via Jorsalle
    • Continue descending back to Monjo
    • Follow the trail back to Phakding along the Dudh Khosi River
    • Make your way further downstream then ascend back up to Lukla
    • Dinner and overnight stay at Lukla
    Altitude: 2,840m/9,316ft
    Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
    Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Day 23 Flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu

    • Breakfast at the guesthouse
    • Short scenic flight back to Kathmandu
    • Pick up by our team at the airport
    • Transfer back to your booked hotel in Kathmandu
    • Enjoy a special and complimentary farewell dinner
    • Overnight stay at your hotel
    Altitude: 1,400m/4,593ft
    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: Hotel
  • Day 24 Contingency day in Kathmandu

    • This day is planned as a contingency in case of any bad weather
    Altitude: 1,400m/4,593ft
    Meals: Breakfast/Dinner
    Accommodation: Hotel
  • Day 25 Final Departure from Kathmandu

    • Hotel Breakfast + Check-out
    • Our team will transfer you to the airport approx. 3hrs before departure
    • We hope you enjoyed the Ama Dablam Expedition and look forward to organizing another trip for you
    Meals: Breakfast

Tailor Made Holiday

You can change the itinerary, services, accommodation, and duration of this trip to suit your needs, budget. The choice is your.  Let us help you tailor-make your precious Vacation.

Inclusion

What's included ?

  • Airport pickup and drop by Private tourist Vehicle
  • 4-star Hotel Accommodation during your stay in Kathmandu
  • All your food (Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight tickets
  • Climbing permit for Ama Dablam
  • Sagarmatha National Park entrance permit
  • TIMS Permit and Khumbu Pasang Lhamu rural municipality entrance permit
  • All the Accommodations During the Trek
  • 1 veteran and government-licensed High Altitude climbing Sherpa Guide during the entire climb from Kathmandu to the summits and back to Kathmandu
  • All Necessary Sherpa staff (guides, porters, cook, etc.) during the trek and the expedition
  • Medical and emergency rescue Insurance for all involved Nepalese staff during the trek and expedition.
  • Salary, Travelling expenses, Food, Accommodations of Climbing guide, porters, and Cook
  • All necessary expedition equipment transportation for you and Staff from Kathmandu to Lukla and Base camps (by Porters) – While returning: Base camp to Lukla (by porters) and Lukla to Kathmandu (by flight
  • Enough supplements of oxygen Bottles, Oxygen Masks, and Regulator for Expeditions
  • Well-managed base camp set up for members and staff in all base camps.
  • Heater at base camps in Dining and other necessary camps.
  • 1 Solar panel and Generator for lights at base camps, battery charge for Camera and other electronic devices.
  • Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping during your Climbing period
  • Personal climbing equipment 60 kg per person on the flight onboard and during the entire expedition
  • Clean, nutritious, and fresh food at the advanced base camp and camp two in Amadblam Expedition. We provide you with nutrition, high-altitude package food, essential EPI cooking gas, stoves, and warm pocket food above the advanced base camp of the Aama Dablam Expedition
  • High Altitude Tents for Aama Dabalam camps 1, 2, 3, and 4 for members and staff.
  • Rope rope-fixing team of experienced Sherpas will fix the rope and the route.
  • Satellite Phone for emergency communication carried by Sherpa
  • Willkie –Talkie for communicating from Base Camp to Mountain and Mountain to Base Camp.
  • Walkie-talkie permit for all members and staff.
  • Weather forecast report during the entire expedition.
  • Comprehensive Medical kit for the team
  • Climbing certificate issued by MoCTCA and NMA (after climbing successfully).
  • Best Quality Down jacket and sleeping bag
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurants with traditional ethnic music and Cultural Performance
  • 1-hour trekker's massage / Yoga Retreat after the trip completion.
  • Route Adventure's duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map.

What's not included ?

  • Cost for additional trips.
  • Cost incurred during the tour around the city.
  • Extra hot showers, wife & battery charging on a trek.
  • Extra porter charge.
  • Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.
  • Nepal arrival visa.
  • Summit Bonus, Tips and your approbations to Guide, Herpas and crew Members.
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue and evacuation.
  • Personal climbing equipment Ø Personal expenses.

FAQs of Ama Dablam Expedition

  • How much does Ama Dablam cost?

    The verage cost for the Ama Dablam Expedition in Nepal can run as high as $2500 USD. The expedition requires permits, a professional team of guides and porters, equipment and transportation. At High Route Adventure we provide affordable rates for the Ama Dablam Expedition, check out our trips page via the website.
  • Has anyone climbed Ama Dablam?

    Yes, since the first summit in 1961 was made by a team led by Sir Edmund Hillary, Mt Ama Dablam has been climbed by many mountaineers. It makes for the perfect practice before facing the giant Mt Everest!
  • How difficult is Ama Dablam?

    The difficulty of Mt Ama Dablam is less technical then other peaks in Nepal. Sections are well prepared and secured and the main danger or risk you have is not properly acclimatizing
  • Is Ama Dablam a trekking peak?

    Yes, Mt Ama Dablam is categorized as an official and climbable trekking peak in Nepal. Mountaineers can book this exciting expedition in Nepal with High Route Adventure and reach the summit of the iconic +6,000m/19,685ft mountain.
  • Is Ama Dablam harder than Everest?

    No, reaching the summit of Ama Dablam take less time and effort than reaching the top of Mt Everest! Ama Dablam has also less altitude and less camps as well making it a slightly easier mountain to climb.

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