Mt. Amadablam Expedition

Overview

Mt. Ama Dablam (6812m.), one of the most astonishing peaks in the world, falls in the Khumbu region of Nepal. An expedition to Ama Dablam is technically demanding as it is all icy and rocky. This expedition offers a superb and technical climbing experience.
We will first make our way up to Island Peak to be acclimatized with the environment at a higher altitude before climbing Ama Dablam. The usual way to get is from its south-west ridge which offers you to observe the beautiful panorama view of mountains from Ama Dablam.
We ascend to the Amadablam via the southwestern ridge which is the route followed by Bishop (US), Ward (UK), and Gill (NZ) in the first ascent of the mountain. And this is considered As a standard ascent to Amadablam. This route offers a diverse and sustained climb with a reasonable level of difficulties. We will set up three camps at strategic points. From the summit, out of six highest peaks in the world, five highest peaks are visible which are Mt Lhotse, Mt. Lhotse Shar, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho – Oyu, and Mt. Everest, and also a close view of Nuptse, Baruntse and Pumori.
Our climb will be moderate up to the Camp 1 but then it gets more challenging up along the narrow granite ridge. Our climb will be more technical from Camp 2 and we skirt around the hanging glacier from Camp 3 to the Amadablam to scale the summit. The last section to the summit involves ice climbing followed by a long steep snow slope. Due to the technical nature of the route, it requires 3500 meters of fixed rope and three camps above the base camp. Normally the climb is completed in less than four weeks. However, we do build in an extra few days in case of unexpected change in the weather.

Cost Details

    • Airport – Hotel transfer.
    • 5 night’s hotel (4-star category) in Kathmandu on bed & breakfast Basis- Sharing Twin Bed Room.
    • Welcome and farewell dinner(Welcome dinner in traditional Nepali
      restaurant and farewell in a continental restaurant )
    • Expedition Royalty and permit of Nepal Government to climb Mt. Ama
      Dablam, National Park entry permit, Rural Municipal entry permit and fees.
    • 1 Government Liaison officer with full equipment, salary and accommodation.
    • Medical & Emergency rescue Insurance for all involved Nepalese staffs during the trek and expedition.
    • Fly from Kathmandu – Lukla and while returning Lukla – Kathmandu, domestic flight as per itinerary
    • Necessary all equipment Transportation for all Members and Staffs from Kathmandu to Lukla and to Base camp – While returning: Base camp to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu.
    • Up to 60 Kg per member for personal baggage during the trek carrying by porter or Yak
    • 3 meals a day (BLD; including tea and coffee) along with accessible accommodation at Hotel/Lodge/Tea house/Camp during the trek and BC. Well-managed base camp set up for members & Staffs
    • Experienced and well-trained Base camp Cook & kitchen Helpers as required.
    • All Nepalese staffs & porters’ daily wages, salary, equipment, foods & clothing.
    • Each member will have an individual tent in Base Camp.
    • Heater for base camp in the dining.
    • Solar panel for battery charge and light at Base Camp.
    • 1 Experienced Climbing Sherpa per member. (1 Member = 1 Sherpa).
    • Climbing Sherpa Salary, Equipment, Food and Clothing and insurance.
    • Oxygen bottles, mask & regulator will be at base camp and camp 2 (if client use in case of an emergency then have to pay 450 USD).
    • Satellite Phone for emergency communication.
    • High Altitude Tent, Necessary cooking EPI gas, cooking pots, food for a member, Sherpa and other crews at (C1) (C2) and (C3).
    • Walkie –Talkie for communicating from Base Camp to Mountain and Mountain to Base Camp.
    • Duffle bag and Expedition pocket map.
    • Comprehensive Medical kit for group.
    • International flight airfare (from and to Kathmandu).
    • Nepali Visa fee US$ 60 per person for 30 days (to be applied for 60 days (USD$ 120).
    • Lunch & dinner in during the stay in Kathmandu (also in case of early return from Trekking / Expedition than the scheduled itinerary).
    • Extra nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu. In case of early arrival or late departure, early return from Trekking / Expedition (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
    • Travel and high-altitude insurance, accident, helicopter medical & emergency evacuation. *Mandatory
    • Personal Expenses: Telephone Calls, Internet, laundry, soft drinks, beers and any Alcoholic beverages (during the trek and in Kathmandu but we will serve soft drinks for members at the base camp).
    • Personal Equipment: Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking /Climbing Gears.
    • Toiletries: Soaps, shampoos, toothpaste, and other items used to keep yourself clean.
    • Internet Service during the trip.
    • Summit Bonus: Summit bonus for climbing Sherpa- Minimum 800USD.
    • Personal tips for trekking staff.
    • Any other services or activities, which are not mentioned in the itinerary
    • Any other item not listed in the “inclusions” Section.

Trip Facts

Trip Duration
30 days

Walking Hour Per Day
5/7 Hours

Max Altitude
6812m

Accommodation
Lodge and Hotels

Best Month
Autumn and Spring

Group Size
1 - 10+

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