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Mt. Ama Dablam Expedition

Autumn

Fixed Departure:– October 20, 2017

 

Khumbu Himal

Height: 6812m. - (22,349 ft)
Latitude: 27° 51′ 42″ N
Longitude: 86° 51′ 50″ E 
Trip Duration: 30 Days
Normal Ascent Route: South West Ridge
Grade: Mountaineering
Caravan Route: KTM-Lukla - Namche-Tengboche - Ama Dablam BC

Mt. Ama Dablam Camp2Mt. Ama Dablam has been considered the prettiest mountain in the world, high on her Southwest face hangs a glacier resembling a 'Dablam' - the sacred ornament box worn by ladies in the Sherpa community. It was spectacular feature that got her the name "Ama Dablam". She lies alongside Everest in the heart of the Khumbu Valley offering a superb diversions close up view of Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Pumori, Island Peak and Mt. Everest. If you have previous climbing experience and wish to participate fully as a team member of an expertly led expedition to one of the world's most  beautiful and impressive mountain then Ama Dablam is the best suited for climbing. This mountain is a technically demanding mountain for climbing in Nepal. It is considered an ornament of the Himalayas in Nepal, although the height is only 6812m. Ama Dablam expedition requires steep ice, rock and snow climbing. Normally, three camps are set in Ama Dablam climbing above the base camp (4,570m), however, only two camps are usdto spend the nights, while on the climbing period. The normal route for climbing is South-West Ridge.

 

Mt. Ama Dablam ClimbingExperience Required: All climbers who intend to climb Ama Dablam need to have good skills on rock and ice climbing also technically competent. On most parts of the routes there will be fixed rope, however, the climbers should posses skills of climbing through steep rock and hard compact ice. We follow the standard South West ridge route (normal route) to the top, as it is consider the safe route, free from the objective danger such as avalanche and so on. The route we follow begins at Lukla (2850m.) and the initial days of the trekking pass through the legendary Sherpa country up the spectacular high valley of the Khumbu. Most of the route on the actual climbing is fixed with no icefall or glacier to negotiate, and most of it is concentrated on the crest of a ridge.

Base Camp to Camp 1. To reach the first camp from base camp, The climbers have to pass the toughest and the difficult passing through the difficult saddle ridges; and then should turn to the north climbing up through the rocky ground and through the boulder.

Camp 1 to Camp 2. From Camp I - one has to cross the rocky bowl and should climb the ridge via to the fixed lines to Camp II.  From Camp II after crossing over severe rocks and ridge which lead you to a camp 2.

Camp 2 to Camp 3. The climbing route from Camp II is mostly with the steep mixed alley ways of rock & ice and snow. The route leads to the slope climb to snow ground and then passes through steep snow and ice tunnel then finally along the snow ridge go to Camp III.

Ama Dablam Summit. From here to the summit is steep climb on snow and ice to the right of a huge hanging glacier. From the Top of Mt. Ama Dablam a very charming sceneries of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Island peak, Makalu Khumbu Himal and rest of the snowcapped surrounded mountains can be envisioned.

Climbing History of Mt. Ama Dablam:
Ama Dablam epitomizes all that is grand about the mountains. Such impressive beauty has made Ama Dablam a highly coveted prize for climbers. Since its first ascent in 1961 by an Anglo-American-New Zealand team, it has been climbed frequently and by many different routes.

  1. If you have your own private group or team, please e-mail us to know the price and details of expedition.
  2. If you are alone and looking for a group to join then visit our fix-departure expedition information.

 

Expedition Itinerary:

  • Hotel/Teahouse Lodges/Camping
  • 27 Days Trek/Climbing
  • Food: Included except main meals in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation: 3 Nights KTM, 26 Nights Lodges/Camping
  • Recommended Season: Spring, Autumn & Winter


18 Oct: Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel (B&B) (1350m)
19 Oct: Day 02: Rest, last minute shopping, preparation and briefing in Kathmandu.
20 Oct: Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2840m); trek to Phakding (2600m/4hrs); lodge.
21 Oct: Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/7hrs), lodge.
22 Oct: Day 05: Acclimatization. Hiking Everest View Hotel & Khumjung Village.
23 Oct: Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3860m/5hrs), lodge.
24 Oct: Day 07: Trek to Pangbotche (4000m/5hrs); enjoy Sherpa culture; lodge.
25 Oct: Day 08: Trek to Ama Dablam Base camp (4400m/4hrs), camping.
26 Oct -11 Nov: Day 09-25: Climbing period to summit Ama Dablam (6,812m).
12 Nov: Day 26: Trek to Tyangboche (3860m/6hrs); lodge.
13 Nov: Day 27: Trek to Monjo (2800m/7hrs); lodge.
14 Nov: Day 28: Trek to Lukla (2840m/5hrs); lodge.
15 Nov: Day 29: Fly back to Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel, farewell dinner.
16 Nov: Day 30: Last minute, tansfer to airport for final departure.

Expedition Cost:

Service up to Base Camp on group joining basis:

USD 3,000 Per Person.

Per Hight altitude Climbing Sherpa = USD 1600 (If required)

  • We will provide you the expedition cost as per your size of group or, as per your requirement for the expedition service. We request you to e-mail us or, use "Book Expedition" form for send us your message.
  • Above given cost does not include the climbing Sherpa’s food & fuel, tents, climbing gears and summit bonus above advance base camp.
  • Hiring a high altitude Sherpa does cost USD 1600. This cost includes equipment allowances, daily wages, food and fuel up to base camp, insurance, flight to and from Kathmandu, sleeping tents at BC etc…

 

Service Includes up to Base Camp

  • All land transportation by Car, Van or Toyota Hiace (Airport/Hotel/Airport, expedition pick up & drop).
  • 3 Nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu at 3 star Hotel on Bed & Breakfast plan (before & after expedition).
  • Schedule flight KTM/Lukla/KTM for member, Liaison officer & Expedition staffs.
  • Transport of food supply and expedition equipments to Base Camp & back.
  • Full board in lodges during trekking to base camp and back.
  • Base Camp single sleeping tent & Mattress for each member, BC staffs & Liaison officer.
  • All kitchen tent, store tent, dining tents, toilet tent, table, chairs & cooking utensils for Base Camp.
  • Food and fuel at Base Camp.
  • Service of Government Liaison officer.
  • Service of cook and kitchen boy at Base Camp.
  • Equipments allowance, daily wages of cook, kitchen boys & Liaison officer.
  • Insurance of cook, kitchen boy, Liaison officer and porters.
  • Expedition Permit fee of Mt. Ama Dablam.
  • Sagarmatha National Park entrance fee.
  • 2 Expedition duffel bag or, barrel for each member.
  • Per Person 30 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels allowed for expedition till Base Camp.
  • Per Person 20 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels is allowed for returned to Kathmandu.
  • Generator or Solar panel at Base Camp for light and charging.
  • Sat Phone available at Base Camp, but nominal charge for use.
  • Emergency medical Oxygen at Base Camp.
  • Visa extension fee.
  • Garbage deposit fees.
  • Official taxes and agency service charge.

 

Service does not include

  • International airfare from/to your country.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (can be obtained at the airport at upon arrival).
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Hotel after 4 night stay in Kathmandu.
  • Personal climbing gear and equipment above Base Camp.
  • High Tents above Base Camp.
  • High altitude food and fuel above Base Camp.
  • Oxygen bottles with mask and regulator-Poisk Oxygen System (available on requst).
  • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation & lost luggage.
  • Applicable permit fees and customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, Walkie-Talkies, Communication equipment & commercial filming.
  • International airport departure tax at Kathmandu Airport.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone etc.
  • Tips and summit bonus.

 

Expedition Cost: Service up to summit: USD 4,999 Per Person.

Expedition service up to Summit:

  • All land transportation by Car, Van or Toyota Hiace (Airport/Hotel/Airport, expedition pick up & drop).
  • 3 Nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu at 3 star Hotel on Bed & Breakfast plan (before & after expedition).
  • Schedule flight KTM/Lukla/KTM for member, Liaison officer & Expedition staffs.
  • Transport of food supply and expedition equipments to Base Camp and back.
  • Full board in lodges during trekking to base camp and back.
  • All kitchen tent, store tent, dining tents, toilet tent, table & chairs & cooking utensils for Base Camp.
  • Base Camp single sleeping tent & Mattress for each member, BC staffs & Liaison officer.
  • Food and fuel at Base Camp.
  • Service of cook and kitchen boy at Base Camp.
  • Service of Government Liaison officer.
  • Equipments allowance, wages of cook, kitchen boys & Liaison officer.
  • Insurance of cook, kitchen boy, Liaison officer and porters.
  • Peak Permit fee of Mt. Ama Dablam.
  • Sagarmatha National Park entrance fee.
  • One High altitude Sherpa per climber to carry all food & gear to higher camps. Also assist the member during climb & summit attempt.
  • Common climbing equipment such as ropes, ice screws, ice bar, pitons, etc.
  • High altitude food.
  • High altitude fuel.
  • High altitude tents.
  • 2 Expedition duffel bag or, barrel for each member.
  • Per Person 30 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels allowed for expedition till Base Camp.
  • Per Person 20 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels is allowed for returned to Kathmandu.
  • Generator or, Solar panel at Base Camp for light and charging.
  • Sat Phone available at Base Camp, but nominal charge for use.
  • Emergency medical Oxygen at Base Camp.
  • Visa extension fee.
  • Garbage deposit fees.
  • Official taxes and agency service charge.

 

Service does not include

  • International airfare from/to your country.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (can be obtained at the airport upon arrival).
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Hotel after 4 night stay in Kathmandu.
  • Personal climbing gear and equipment above Base Camp.
  • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation & lost luggage.
  • Applicable permit fees and customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, Walkie-Talkies, Communication equipment & commercial filming.
  • Oxygen bottles with mask and regulator-Poisk Oxygen System (available on requst).
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone etc.
  • Tips and summit bonus.

Summit Bonus: Camp 6000m. = USD 500 & over 6000m. to summit= USD 500 = 1000 USD extra payable for per climbing Sherpa on the spot.

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