Ama Dablam Expedition via Island Peak

TYPOLOGIES

Popular Expedition

DIFFICULTY

High

MIN. AGE

17 years

Trip Introduction

Mt. Ama Dablam Expedition, is the toughest and highly technical mountain to climb in the Everest region of Nepal. The word Ama Dablam denotes Ama (mother) & Dablam (necklace), which means Mother’s Necklace has two separate peaks; one is the main peak 6812m and the lower western peak at 6170 meters. Even the trekkers of Everest Base Camp and Kala Patther can feel from their trail Mt. Ama Dablam dominates the blue sky. The mount Ama Dablam is less in altitude than Mt. Everest (8848m), takes a few days than Everest Expedition but comparatively it is a most technical and difficult mountain to climb where one has to cross challenging ice rocks, snow walls, and sleepy narrow steeps.

We, Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and Climbing Team have been taking a high degree of seriousness to minimize possible risk while operating adventure activities, offering Ama Dablam Expedition via Island Peak Climbing. Before go to Ama Dablam Expedition, our suggestion would climb Nepal’s popular trekking peak “Island Peak” as a warm-up climb which helps to re-generate physical strength, ability to climb, adjust with altitude and familiar to use climbing gears.

Trip Highlights

Officially regulated day-to-day itinerary 30 days Ama Dablam Expedition via Island Peak Climbing adventure package trip with Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and Climbing Pvt. Ltd begins after spending a day sightseeing tour plus climbing preparation in Kathmandu. We start our pre-climbing trek via the same trail of EBC & Kala Patthar Trek up to the place called Dingboche, then our trail splits out towards beautiful Chhukung Valley. Before continuing the trail to Ama Dablam Base Camp we make a warm-up climb of Island Peak (6189m) followed by Stunning views of the world’s popular mountain ranges including Mt Everest, Mt Nuptse, Mt Lhotse, Mt Baruntse, Amadablam, and many other snowcapped peaks.

After there, we continue our journey towards Mt. Ama Dablam Base Camp. Above the base camp, we have to set up 3 additional camps to reach the top. Our gradual adventure effort through difficult saddle ridges, cross the rocky bowls, climb the ridge via fixed lines, severe rocks and ridges take us to reach Ama Dablam Camp III. While continuing our adventure climb after there we need to make a steeper climb through the rock, ice and snows of the massive hanging glacier. Once we reach the top, we will be rewarded with outstanding views of Mt. Everest 8848m, Lhotse 8516m, Makalu 8463m, Nuptse 7861m, Pumori 7161m and many more snowcapped peaks. After gaining lifetime experience of the Ama Dablam Expedition via Island Peak, we will retrace our steeps and safely back to Kathmandu to conclude the lifetime adventure experience in Nepal with Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and Climbing Team.

TOUR MAP

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 01 - Arrival in Kathmandu. (1,400m/4,592ft altitude)

Land in Kathmandu International Airport and transfer to the hotel or resort by our tour representative. Overnight stay in Kathmandu. Relax.

DAY 2 -Guided tour to Kathmandu’s World Heritage sites

Spend the day on the guided tour to Kathmandu. Kathmandu is the social and historical heart of Nepal. Visit its world’s heritage sites like Bauddhanath, the Tibetan Buddhist landmark, and Pashupatinath and other sites. Additionally, meander through city bazaar to purchase some customary items of Nepal.

DAY 3 - Flight from Kathmandu – Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft altitude) and trek to Phakding (2,650m/8692ft altitude)

Early morning transfer to Kathmandu airport terminal, a 30-minute mesmerizing flight. Land at Lukla airport (2800m). Start your trek to Phakding (2652m.) and stroll for around over two to three hrs. While trekking, you head up the Dudh Koshi Valley on a trail to Phakding (2652m).

DAY 4 -Trek: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft altitude)

This day you will cross the rivers on high suspension bridges. Past Monjo (2800m.) reach to the passageway to the Sagarmatha National Park. You at that point climb steeply to Namche. You can likewise visit few of the village monasteries in transit trekking to Namche Bazaar (3440 m).

DAY 5 Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar and sightseeing of the location

Today, begin with a one-hour trek up to Syangboche (3800m.) for acclimatization above Namche. There you have the exceptional perspective of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Lhotse, and Kusum Kangaru. Overnight at a teahouse in Namche Bazaar.

DAY 6 - Trek: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,867m/12,684ft altitude)

From Namche, the trail shapes around the edge of the valley, high over the Dudh Kosi. Going through a few towns the trail plunges steeply to an extension over the waterway Dudh Koshi at Phunki Tenga (3250m). The village has a fantastic place for lunch and you can take a rest for some time before making the precarious move to Tyangboche. Reach Tyangboche and visit the biggest monastery of Khumbu district.

DAY 7Trek: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,358m/14,294ft altitude)

Go down through a woodland, cross the Imja Khola and climb consistently up to the Pangboche village. Have outstanding scenes of the mountain, with scattered pine trees and the Gompa, Mani walks in the forefront. Progressively raise the trail via thick forests loaded with thorny, juniper bushes. Reach Dingboche.

DAY 8 Trek: Dingboche to Island Peak Base Camp (5,087m/16,685ft altitude)

Today trail slowly climbs up to the Chhukung. Alongside, you appreciate the wonderful mountain panoramas in and around the valley.

DAY 9 - Hike: Island Peak (6,189m/20,299ft altitude) and back to Chhukung

Today climb the Island peak and go to base camp arranged on a vast green meadow with magnificent perspectives. In transit, you can appreciate the all-encompassing perspectives of Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Island Peak, Lhotse, and numerous others mountains. Then trail back to Chukhung.

You trek on a slow rising way toward Mt. Ama Dablam base camp going from en-route Dingboche. The trail to Dingboche began off generally flat in the beginning route, and afterward, we began progressing downhill. The view changes significantly with each progression toward Mt. Ama Dablam.

DAY 11 - 24 Trek: Summit Mt. Amadablam and back to Base Camp (6,812m/22,343ft altitude)

Camp One (5700m/18,800ft) 5hrs: Your first genuine camp starts with just one and a half hours stroll to Camp I. This trail is set apart due to rock hopping on rock cairns. Camp Two (5950m/19,521ft)-3hrs.: After that start your hike to Camp II. You go by a narrow ridge. This path majorly includes rock climbing. In places the presentation is extraordinary and you will be using the settled ropes. Great rock climbing skills will enable you to move rapidly and efficiently in this territory. Reach over the Yellow Tower on a narrow place, this campground is somewhat uncovered and has incredible scenes. Camp Three (6200/20,341ft)-2hrs.: Afterwards, the trek starts toward Camp III. You will experience the hardest ice pitches and snow on the way. Take the path of ice crevasses and steep snow up to join a place called the Mushroom Ridge. Enjoy the magnificent sight of Himalayan peaks all around. Land on a small plateau at 6300 m. Summit (6812M/22349ft)-10 hrs.: The initial climb is to one side of the gigantic ice cliff “Dablam“, up to a steep slope. Following a few extreme hours, we reach the summit (6856 m). The summit is a vast spot and gives us the chance to move around and take pictures of the stunning landscape all around. Here five of the world’s six most noteworthy peaks are clearly noticeable, with numerous other 7000m and lesser pinnacles in between. After completing our successful climb of Ama Dablam till the summit, we will head back to the base camp.

DAY 25 Trek: Base Camp to Tengboche

Today we will begin our trail back to Tengboche. In transit to Tengboche through rhododendron forest, you can enjoy the company of monks, traders, and other trekkers.

DAY 26 Trek: Tengboche to Monjo via Namche Bazaar (2,835m/9,299ft altitude)

Today the trek will be demanding after you pass an area called Monjo through Namche. There are many little ascend and descend before Monjo. In Namche, you can have a relishing food.

DAY 27 Trek back to Lukla

We climb from Namche by again crossing bridges and returning to the valleys of the lower Dudh Kosi. Arrival at Lukla

DAY 28Flight back to Kathmandu

Head to Lukla airport for the flight to Kathmandu. Arrival at Kathmandu. Our tour representative will transfer you to the hotel or resort. Day to unwind.

DAY 29Free day

Today is free for personal activities. Or our tour representative can help you to customize additional city tour.

DAY 63Take off from Tribhuvan International Airport.

after breakfast transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport. Way back to home with lifetime memories of your adventure.