Amadablam Expedition

Amadablam Expedition
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Trip Facts

  • Destination:Nepal
  • Max Elevation:6,812 m
  • Total Duration:30 days
  • Best Time:March to May and Sep to Nov
  • Group Size:Minimum 4 pax
  • Start Point:Kathmandu
  • End Point:Kathmandu
  • Accommodation:Hotel, Guesthouse, and tent
  • Transportation:Private Transport and Plane

About Amadablam expedition

Amadablam expedition is one of the most famous peaks in the world. Amadablam Expedition is a dream of every Alpinist. This peak is 6,812 meters high which is an awesome altitude . Since this peak is also one of the most preferred peaks through several Adventure lovers.  Amadablam is also known as Mothers’ Necklace. The word “Ama” which simply means “Mother”and “Dablam” means Charm box. Sherpa women wear this special pendant. Bharal Adventure assures you to help you know every single amazing facts of the Amadablam. For trekking; July to the end of November is the most popular time because of good visibility. Ama Dablam was first climbed on March 13, 1961, by Mike Gill (NZ), Barry Bishop (USA), Mike Ward (UK) and Wally Romanes (NZ). They were from the Southwest Ridge.

The most popular route by far is the Southwest Ridge. Bharal Adventure will lead you towards the destination. Climbers usually set up three camps along the ridge with camp just below and to the right of the hanging glacier, the Dablam. . The 2006 Avalanche a night to remember and a horror nightmare. On the night of 14 November 2006, a large serac collapse occurred from the glacier, Dablam.  The avalanche swept away several tents at Camp 3, killing six climbers (3 European, 3 Sherpa). It is often recalled in the history of deaths at the Ama Dablam.

Bharal Adventure offers you this amazing tour just in 30 days. With the experienced guide promising to help you in every step of your journey and other Bharal Adventure Expeditions Team We will  try to make your journey one of the best moments of your life.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
  • Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trip preparation
  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft) then trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft): 40 min flight, 3-4 hours trek
  • Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft): 5-6 hours
  • Day 05: Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,283 ft): Acclimatization
  • Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche
  • Day 07: Debuche to Pheriche (4,300m/14,107ft): 5-6 hours
  • Day 08: Acclimatization
  • Day 09: Pheriche to Ama Dablam Base Camp (4570m/15000ft): 5-6 hours
  • Day 10: Acclimatization and Pre-climb training at Ama Dablam Base Camp
  • Day 11-25: Ascending and Descending of Ama Dablam (6856m/22488ft)
  • Day 26-27: Trek to Lukla
  • Day 28: Fly back to Kathmandu
  • Day 29: Leisure day in Kathmandu
  • Day 30: Final Departure

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experience

The most popular route by far is the Southwest Ridge. Bharal Adventure will lead you towards the destination. Climbers usually set up three camps along the ridge with camp just below and to the right of the hanging glacier, the Dablam. . The 2006 Avalanche a night to remember and a horror nightmare. On the night of 14 November 2006, a large serac collapse occurred from the glacier, Dablam.  The avalanche swept away several tents at Camp 3, killing six climbers (3 European, 3 Sherpa). It is often recalled in the history of deaths at the Ama Dablam. Ama Dablam is approximately 70 million years old and was formed when the Indo-Australian continental plate collided with the Eurasian Plate. Ama Dablam is the third most Himalayan range and peak preferred by explorers and permitted by the government of Nepal. It is a fact but very strange that with elevation less than 7,000m. It is the fact that we can experience the best view of the peak. The best view of the mountain Ama Dablam is believed to be witnessed from Tengboche.

Ama Dablam

The most popular route by far is the Southwest Ridge. Bharal Adventure will lead you towards the destination. Climbers usually set up three camps along the ridge with camp just below and to the right of the hanging glacier, the Dablam. . The 2006 Avalanche a night to remember and a horror nightmare. On the night of 14 November 2006, a large serac collapse occurred from the glacier, Dablam. 

The avalanche swept away several tents at Camp 3, killing six climbers (3 European, 3 Sherpa). It is often recalled in the history of deaths at the Ama Dablam. Ama Dablam is approximately 70 million years old and was formed when the Indo-Australian continental plate collided with the Eurasian Plate. Ama Dablam is the third most Himalayan range and peak preferred by explorers and permitted by the government of Nepal. It is a fact but very strange that with elevation less than 7,000m. It is the fact that we can experience the best view of the peak. The best view of the mountain Ama Dablam is believed to be witnessed from Tengboche.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)

Upon our arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, we will be greeted by a representative Bharal Adventure who will take us to our hotel. In the evening there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Bharal Adventure. Overnight in Kathmandu.Accomodation: Hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trip preparation

Today after breakfast, we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu which are also UNESCO World Heritage sites. We visit the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pasupatinath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambhunath) and Buddhist shrine (Bouddhanath), which is also one of the largest stupas in the world. After the tour, we get our equipment checked by our climbing leader, get introduced to fellow participants, and discuss our trip at Bharal Adventure office. Overnight in Kathmandu.Accomodation: Hotel: along with breakfast.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft) then trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft): 40 min flight, 3-4 hours trek

After breakfast, we drive to the airport for our flight to Lukla. After flying above the breathtaking lush hills and snowcapped mountains, we reach Tenzing-Hillary Airport at Lukla. This is one of the most beautiful air routes in the world culminating in a landing on a hillside surrounded by high mountains. At Lukla, we meet the rest of our staff members and begin our trek to Phakding. To assist in acclimatization, we only have a short hike today. Overnight in Phakding.Accomodation: Tea house

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft): 5-6 hours

We begin trekking after breakfast. Our trail passes through pine forests and we also walk alongside the Dudh Koshi River. After walking for around an hour, we begin to see Mt. Thamserku (6,608m) on our right. We continue our trek through lush pine, fir and juniper forests, cross a few suspension bridges and reach Namche Bazaar. The small town is the main trading center of the Everest region. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.Accomodation: Tea house.

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 05: Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,283 ft): Acclimatization

This is the day set aside for acclimatization. Health experts recommend that we stay active and move around even during the rest day instead of being idle. There are a few options set aside for this day. We can either stroll around Namche’s quaint villages or come in contact with the Sherpa people and their rich culture, or we can hike up to the Everest View Hotel and enjoy an up-close view of the mighty Everest. While in the Namche village or upon returning from the hike to the Everest View Hotel, trekkers may also visit the local museum containing exhibits displaying the area’s native flora and fauna as well as the history of the Mount Everest region.

For trekkers who want to hike for a little longer, a hike to Khumjung village (5-6 hours) may also be an option. While in the village we can visit the Edmund Hillary School and Khumjung Monastery (a monastery famous for housing the head of the Yeti!). Overnight in Namche Bazaar.Accomodation: Tea house

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

We trek further along the Everest route and pass through beautiful villages and cross the Dudh Koshi River while also enjoying magnificent views of the Himalayan peaks like Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Ama Dablam along the way. After ascending on a steep trail, we reach the Tengboche Monastery and spend some time there. It is one of the oldest and most famous viewing points in Nepal .Mani Rimdu is one of the most fascinating Buddhist festival observed every year in Everest Region, usually in November (date fixed by lunar calendar) in Tengboche monastery. This is the festival of Sherpa people celebrated during on 4th, 5th and 6th  November.  Accommodation: Tea house.

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 07: Debuche to Pheriche (4,300m/14,107ft): 5-6 hours

We hike to another village called Pangboche on our way to Pheriche. Pangboche is a scenic village surrounded by Everest to its north, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kangtaiga to the east, the Kongde range to the south and the Imja Tse River flowing through the wide fertile valley. From here, we continue further up towards Pheriche, another beautiful village for an overnight stay.Accomodation: Tea house

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 08: Acclimatization

This day is set aside just for acclimatization. This will help minimize the chances of anyone being affected by AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). Today we climb a terrain above the Pheriche village as it is well suited to give us a good hiking experience in a cold condition. After an uphill climb to the top of the hill, we are rewarded with great views of the Himalayas. Overnight in Pheriche.Accomodation: Tea house.

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 09: Pheriche to Ama Dablam Base Camp (4570m/15000ft): 5-6 hours

We begin today’s trek by walking back to Pangboche and crossing the Dudh Koshi River. Next, we ascend on a trail which will take us to the Ama Dablam Base Camp. The Base Camp is large and open grassland at the foot of Mt. Ama Dablam. Overnight at Ama Dablam Base Camp.Accomodation: Tent

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 10: Acclimatization and Pre-climb training at Ama Dablam Base Camp

Our guides will provide training on peak climbing techniques and the best ways of using climbing gear such as the ice axe, climbing boots, crampons, harness, ascender, etc. The training will also include using ropes for climbing both up and down. The training will boost our confidence and climbing skills, thus increasing our chance of a successful summit of the mountain. Overnight in Ama Dablam Base Camp.Accomodation:Tent

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 11-25: Ascending and Descending of Ama Dablam (6856m/22488ft)

From the Ama Dablam Base Camp we move further up to Camp 1 at 5,700m (17,400 ft) along the standard route. Generally, one night is spent at Camp 1 for acclimatization and before returning to the Base Camp for the final preparation to scale the summit. There are three camps above the base camp before reaching the summit. The ascent from Base Camp to Camp 1 is technically challenging. From Camp 1, we follow existing fixed lines and then establish new ropes wherever necessary both for ascent and descent. The climb from Camp 2 to Camp 3 is comprised of mixed rock, snow and ice, which is loose in certain places. The climb from Camp 3 to the summit is relatively less technical. After summiting the peak, we return back to the base camp.Accomodation: Tent

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 26-27: Trek to Lukla

We trek back to Lukla via Tengboche, Namche Bazaar and Phakding.Accomodation: Tea House

Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 28: Fly back to Kathmandu

We catch an early morning flight to Kathmandu after our long mountain journey. After reaching Kathmandu, we can take the much needed rest in our hotel room. In the evening, we participate on a farewell dinner hosted by Bharal Adventure to celebrate our successful summit of Ama Dablam. Overnight in Kathmandu.Accomoation: Hotel

Included meals: Breakfast Dinner

Day 29: Leisure day in Kathmandu

This is a reserve day to accommodate any possible delay in the Lukla to Kathmandu flight. If the flight is as scheduled, we spend the day enjoying Kathmandu's delights. If there is someplace we wish to visit during our stay in Kathmandu, we may do that today or we can do some souvenir shopping. Overnight in Kathmandu.Accomodation: hotel

Included meals: Breakfast

Day 30: Final Departure

Your adventure in Nepal comes to an end today! There is nothing to do but trade emails with your travel companions and organize your photos. A representative from Bharal Adventure will take you to the airport, approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On your way home you'll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

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Cost Includes

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • Tented accommodation during the climb
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek and climb
  • Welcome dinners
  • All ground transportation in a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
  • English-speaking, trained and experienced trekking guide(leader), climbing guide (leader) and assistant guides, Kitchen Staffs
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag  (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Bharal Adventure trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking maps are yours to take
  • All necessary paperwork; trekking permits and Ama Dablam climbing permit
  • Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
  • Group mountaineering (climbing) equipment(s)
  • Medical kit (carried by your guide)
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Nepalese visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage, cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Personal climbing guide if requested
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Services not listed in the ‘What Is Included’ section

The Annapurna Circuit with the best!

I first used Bharal Adventures three years ago when Arjun was my guide for my Everest Base camp trek. Arjun was very genuine, friendly and knowledgeable about the area and I felt very relaxed and in good hands. I adored the holiday and the beauty of the Himalayas so decided to return to Nepal again. This time to trek in the Annapurna region. I of course chose Bharal Adventures to be our tour guide company again. This again has been a fantastic experience.


The weather was unusually heavily snowy at times and meant that we had to turn around and change our plans slightly, which Arjun coped with very well. He was very flexible and accommodating and always tried his best to make us feel comfortable and enjoy our
trip to the fullest. I would recommend this company and this guide to anyone. He loves his country, its mountains and his job and it shows. A thoroughly great holiday, thank you Arjun and Bharal Adventures!

Jill Stenburge,
China

Amazing Annapurna – Incredible Nepal

Nothing prepares you for the Himalayas. Waking up every day to 5-mile high mountains is one of the most humbling and incredible experiences of my life. As a frequent traveller, this was my first time to Nepal, so I wanted to be sure my experience was going to match my expectations. On arrival, Arjun from Bharal was there to greet my partner and I with a smile - which he kept all week. Even when we were snowed in along the pass; walking slowly up the mountains and laying in a little too long - Arjun always made sure our needs were prioritized.

If you want a tour which is:

- Personal - Informative

- At your own pace

- Going to *the best places in Nepal

- One you will remember forever

I thoroughly recommend Arjun and Bharal. I came to Nepal as a tourist, to meet a guide and a porter. I left with 2 friends, incredible photos, lifelong memories and a promise we will return one day, with my daughter to tackle the incredible Manasalu!

Thank you Arjun! :)

Annapurna Circuit Trek
Luke James,
China

Amazing trek in Kanchenjunga region!

Last November I traveled to Nepal to visit the remote area of Kanchenjunga. I'm from Spain and did the Kanchenjunga circuit (North and South base camps) with my Indian friend. After many mails sent to several trekking companies based in Kathmandu we only received overpriced offers, until we finally met Arjun, the manager of Bharal Adventures, and our expectations changed immediately. He provided us with reliable information, answered all our mails quickly and carefully and made an itinerary to suit us at a very reasonable cost, exactly what we were looking for since a long time. Once in Kathmandu, his partner Bijay came to the hotel to introduce himself and give me some instructions before the trek and all the assistance I needed. The day before the departure, Arjun and Bijay invited us to have dinner at their home to offer us a warm welcome, they were really friendly. As per the trek itself, our guide had good experience in the Kanchenjunga region and managed all the situations in a solvent way. Besides, we were very lucky with the weather and could enjoy the trek with its stunning views. It was really a fantastic experience. Once the trek finished, Bijay and Arjun came to my hotel to be sure we received a good service during the trek and say goodbye. I can only recommend this trekking company to all the people traveling to Nepal. You will not be disappointed.

Hector Fernandez,
Barcelona, Spain

Unforgettable once in a lifetime experience To EBC led by Arjun & 3 amazing porters

Our journey started in 3 different cities in Malaysia, 6 travellers in all - Myself and my good friend Ray started out from Johor Bahru, Suk(the only female in our group) & Ricgen's journey started from Mallaca, the 4 of us met with See and Su in their home town of Kuala Lumpur, (KL) Malaysia. 

6 of us met in KL and departed from KL international airport for Kathmandu Nepal. where Arjun Dhakal met us at the airport and we transferred to our hotel and finalised all details for the EBC trek.
The next day we flew out to Lukla and this is where the real adventure began.
The actual trip is a story for another time all I will say is that this adventure was absolutely amazing in fact so amazing that I'm contemplating doing ABC with Arjun next year sometime.
Arjun and his team were very professional, his personable character allows for a very relaxed but very organised approach to everything during our trip.
The EBC adventure was one of the most amazing adventures I have ever experienced I would add that this trip rates equal to The Kokoda trek I completed in Papua Nuigini.
I want to express my gratitude to Arjun Dhakal and his team at Bharal adventures you were amazing and I would recommend this team to anyone interested in doing EBC


Kind Regards
& friends for life
Gavin Page

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Gavin Page,
South Africa

The incredible Kanchenjunga circuit with Bharal Adventure !

We were two persons intending to trek in the remote and restricted Kanchenjunga region. I am an Indian and was with a Spanish friend. After not getting positive responses from various organizations or getting quoted very high prices, we landed on Bharal Adventure. And it was a great experience right from the beginning. The extremely polite Arjun answered all of our queries patiently, tailored the itinerary according to our requirements and finally helped us with a knowledgeable guide for this 22 day trek. And when everything was done at a reasonable cost, we couldn't ask for more. The superb weather and views during the trek added to everything and the overall experience was fantastic. Highly recommended for all your adventures in Nepal !
Sandeep Bhat,
India

Everest Base Camp Hike 26/11 – 6/12

Going to the Everest Base Camp was once an impossible dream to achieve. 
With Bharal Edventure, the impossible dream comes to a reality. Mr Suraj, our guides, Ganesh and friends who made it possible for me to reach the EBC. I would not be able to go through the tough journey with extreme environments without their help and encouragement. 

Thank you very much for the hospitality given by Bharal Adventure especially Mr Suraj and Mr Arjun. Thank you so much for making this once impossible dream become possible. This is truly the most valuable experience I ever have.

Zaiton A,
Malaysia

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Lead by arjun and 7 porters to bring 14 of us to amazing journey to annapurna base camp. Very friendly and helpful. Received first class services from them and the porters also friendly and hardworking.Sure to look back for them for the next trip to nepal.
Fadhly Suhaimi
Fadhly Suhaimi,
Malaysia

Everest Base Camp Trek Dec- 24 – Jan 05 2019

Da jeg rejste alene, var det vigtigt for mig, at få afklaret alle spørgsmål. Arjun var meget behlælpelig og tålmodig med at besvare alle mine spørgsmål inden trekket. Selve turen var en super oplevelse. Deepak var vores guide. Han er en meget sympatisk, sjov og hjælpsom ung mand, der hele turen havde god føling med, hvordan det gik undervejs. Vi havde mange gode snakke om hvordan livet er i Nepal, for tidligere generationer op til i dag.
Det var en fantastisk oplevelse.
Tak for det :-)

Brigitte Utzon
Brigitte Utzon,
Denmark

Atemberaubend und immer wieder schn

Everest view Trek mit schnen Aussichten und einem Guide, der auf alles achtet. Ich crate immer wieder in Nepal , nur habe ich mich in solche Hhen noch nie getraut. Es braucht schon etwas Vorbereitung , denn man muss fit sein fr thus ein Vorhaben. Schon allein der Flug nach Lukla ist ein Abenteuer fr sich . Man sieht Berge und Menschen , die mit wenigen Worten nicht zu beschreiben sind . Mit Suman act ich auf einen wunderschnen Weg unterwegs .Jedes mal, wenn er merkte, dass ich an meine Grenzen gekommen box, wurde erst mal eine kleine Rast eingelegt, in view of that dass ich mich immer wohl und gut aufgehoben gefhlt habe. So konnte ich den ganzen Weg geniessen. Vor allem suit ich sehr fasziniert, wie die Menschen da oben leben und wie herzlich sie doch sind. Der Weg alleine, ist mit all seinen Aussichten und seiner Geschichte , diese Reise wert. Noch einmal vielen Dank fr die liebe Beratung und einen Freund, der mir immer zur Seite gestanden hat.

Jonbon,
Germany

Solo travelers welcome!

I went to Nepal on a 9-day trek in the Langtang region a couple years ago. I was traveling on my own so I really appreciated to be with a trustworthy and friendly guide Sujan. I would definitely recommend his agency and would like to go back myself!

Maellelh,
France

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