Ama Dablam Expedition

Ama Dablam Expedition

Ama Dablam Expedition

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Of all the mountains in Nepal, Ama Dablam is the only mountain that gives you a technical mountain climbing experience on its extreme point and in all its four directions. This is what makes it the adventurous mountainous undertaking expedition at least once in your lifetime. Those who walk the trekking trail of the Everest Base Camp Trek praise and adore the beauty of Ama Dablam, as well as shed tears of happiness looking at it. They admire its steep slope, and it is pretty much true that Ama Dablam is the most beautiful mountain in the entire world that has always been a feast to the eyes of trekkers and climbers. If you want to walk that steep slope, you can make your journey towards this mountain through our perfect service in which there is 1 guide to 1 climber ratio to make the expedition super successful.

Or if you want to soak in the stunning beauties of the snow-covered mountains while summiting, we will like to tell you that our guided climbing service is for all types of climbers from novice to brilliant who want to do the expedition in the wilderness of the Everest region which is your bucket list of the spectacular mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, and Makalu. Each of these inspires Himalayan mountaineering.

Just like these mountains, Ama Dablam beautifully scales up amid the ranges of the tall snow ground far off from the normal city life. And it is partly covered with snow, that’s why some parts of it look rocky and catch your eyes instantly with its standard attractiveness by which you can measure the expansive beauty of this mountain. In further words, Ama Dablam dramatically looks spectacular, inspiring you to book the trip in advance.

If you are experienced, if you want to get away, if you are dynamic and physically fit, aim higher, just aim for the Ama Dablam expedition and discover a better trekking agency like us to make the dream of your expedition come true in the Himalayan region of underdeveloped Nepal.

Willing to always help climbers, we have successfully ascended Ama Dablam in 2021, now it’s your turn because we want to give you the experience of a lifetime in the Himalayan region by taking you to the compact ice, rocky area, Camp I, Camp II, narrow climbing trail, and crossable crevasses. Our climbing guides also know how to avoid avalanches, and the best time to expedite Ama Dablam is October and November because both our climbing guides and climbers are looking at ways or weather that is dry and sunny with mild temperature. At this time, there is no snowfall, making the time most suitable for ascending the summit of Ama Dablam without any challenges. We all love climbing, but most of the time, we love good weather.

How much does it cost to climb Ama Dablam ?

If you are going to have a full board service, the price could be close to USD 10,000. The lowest is USD 7000 per pax , but the number of climbers must be 2. These two prices are the final cost, but they involve the following expenses.

  • Trek cost from Lukla to the bottom of Ama Dablam, including porters, staff, meals, and round trip flight ktm – Lukla ( USD 1450).
  • Kitchen utensil, cooks, meals, sleeping tents, dining tent, tables and chairs ( USD 1450).
  • Climbing guide, tents, ropes, radios, stoves, fuel, and food  (USD 155
  • Ama Dablam Expedition Fee (USD 400 per pax
  • Satellite phone, gamow bag, climbing guides fee,  (USD 1200)
  • Everest Trek Permit, Tims (USD 30)
  • Others include accommodation, bed & breakfast, insurance fee, porter and yak fee, satellite phone, Gamow bag, medical kit Box, and miscellaneous expenditure. 

How Difficult Is It To Climb Ama Dablam ?

Mountain expeditions are always challenging; therefore, you cannot underestimate Ama Dablam. Its south ridge area has boulders, slabs, cairns, and gullies to be crossed till you reach Camp I. After spending the night over there, you head to the east ridge following a narrow trekking trail. We continue this trail till we reach the western ridge and Camp II. The hardest part of the climb you will experience in this part because the climbing trail is not only narrow but also the camping area is too small. What lies ahead from there is a rocky structure? And you walk on this structure to reach Camp III. Like in other expeditions, there are also crevasses on Ama Dablam. 

Best Season for Ama Dablam Expedition

September and October are the best months for the expedition. There is plenty of sunshine. And you will be able to enjoy your trek as well as climb. And who can forget the clear blue sky? This also means there is no rainfall. Snowfall is a far-off thing. When there is no snow, the expedition becomes easy. And the best is during this month, there is no avalanche and landslide in Nepal. What poses a challenge to trekkers and climbers in June, July, December, January, and February from the point of view of weather that you know in your mind has seemed to vanish from the Everest region forever. This is the reason why our guides love to climb Ama Dablam in October and December.


Trip Details

  Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu, the Capital of Nepal (1340 m)
  • Day 2: Prepare for Ama Dablam Expedition
  • Day 3-13: Fly to Lukla and trek to the Base Camp of Ama Dablam (4600 m)
  • Day 14-27: Scaling Ama Dablam (6,182 m)
  • Day 28-29: Trek to Lukla
  • Day 30-31: Fly to Kathmandu

Itinerary

    • We have already found out your arrival time before you land in Kathmandu. That’s why you can leave everything to us from airport pick up to hotel accommodation to road transportation responsibilities. Just close your eyes. Do you know that Kathmandu is the city of temples loaded with UNESCO World Heritage Sites? Luckily, we know that you have only 2 days to spend here, but do you know the nightlife in Thamel is full of activities for tourists? You will love it. To make the matter interesting, our guide is sure to meet you and brief you on your expedition depending on your arrival time which is followed by Q and A session. We will really love to respond to you.

    • This day requires a lot of preparation because you have to go for equipment hire with our climbing guide or simply buy it. For that, Thamel is a great part of Kathmandu where you can purchase climbing and trekking equipment. Yes, you have to listen to the advice of our pro climbing guides even if you are an experienced climber because we know very well you are going to have the best advice on both equipment and climbing requirements.

    • After having breakfast, catch a flight to reach the Everest region which is home to hills, mountains, and glaciers. The aerial view shows you the summits of the world’s tallest mountains. From the Lukla airport, as you begin trekking deeper and deeper, you will walk through beautiful villages. Pangboche is the last village, and the next day, we will head to the bottom of Ama Dablam.

    • We will do some training and discussion on the appropriate use of the equipment on the bottom of the mountain with our experienced climbing guides. The climbing time will be decided by these guides based on weather conditions. Along with them, you will take at least 2 weeks to reach the summit. On the climbing route, there are Camp I, steep slopes, Camp II, Camp III, mushroom ridge, and summit.

    • It is time to trace back the trekking trail, and we will stop at Namche, Pangboche, Tengboche en route to Lukla.  Since this is the third last day of the trip, the walk to Lukla is descending and relaxing after the ascent to the summit of Ama Dablam.

    • Enjoy the last aerial view of the mountains of the Everest region. From Tribhuwan International Airport, you will be picked up and dropped off at a hotel. After you reach the hotel, take a rest on a comfy bed.

Inclusion & exclusion

FAQ's

    • Both are challenging. They are part of the Himalayas. Whatever is in the Himalayas, they are not easy to do. One of them is technically challenging. That is Ama Dablam. Just like Everest, this mountain also has crevasses. As you climb from Camp II to III on Ama Dablam, the climbing trail is narrow and rocky. Just as you summit Mount Everest with difficulties, you will face the same situation on Ama Dablam. When it comes to expedition days, Everest takes longer days from 60 to 90. On the other hand, you can complete Ama Dablam in 33 days. But it is to be remembered that beginners can complete both expeditions. There are more than 200 death cases on the Everest expedition. The death cases on Ama Dablam are very, very low.

    • From the base camp, you will see a lot of snowy peaks, including Mount Everest. Standing here, you feel you are at the top of a viewpoint. Because the view of Everest makes your jaw drop. When you summit Ama Dablam, you will see an indomitable view of Everest. The view of the tallest mountain is fantastic. You can call Everest a handsome mountain; you can also call it the most beautiful. Both are agreeable.

    • No, but it is technically challenging. However, you can summit Ama Dablam from different routes. One of them is the Lowe Route which helps the climbers successfully reach the summit of Ama Dablam. Another is the North Ridge Route which was used in October 1979 to summit Ama Dablam. On the other hand, the East Ridge and the north east ridge are the toughest and steepest. Although the East Ridge is the toughest, climbers have successfully ascended the summit of Ama Dablam.