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35-day Mt. Ama Dablam expedition in Nepal

Venture into the exotic land of Nepal with Suman, IFMGA/UIAGM Mountain guide, on this 35-day expedition and reach the top of the amazing Mt. Ama Dablam!

Mountain RangeHimalaya
Duration35 days
Offer periodApr, May, Sep, Nov
Skill LevelAdvanced
Fitness LevelExtremely Fit
Type of tripGroup

Highlights

  • Stand on the summit of a 6-thousander and look at the world from the very top.

  • Immerse yourself into the exotic and unique culture of Nepal.

  • Conquer the “Matterhorn of the Himalaya” with the help of an IFMGA/UIAGM guide.

Description

Golden temples, charming hill villages and the most amazing views of the Himalaya Mountains: this 35-day expedition in Nepal has it all! Join me on this mountaineering adventure and conquer the amazing Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m).

Due to its geographical and natural diversity, Nepal has become an excellent destination for mountaineering and trekking expeditions. During this adventure, we’ll discover one of the most spectacular mountains in this country and in the entire world. Located in the Himalaya range of eastern Nepal, I invite you to conquer Mt. Ama Dablam, also known as the “Matterhorn of the Himalaya”.

Our adventure will begin in Kathmandu where we’ll start preparing for this mountaineering ascent while learning about this country’s exotic culture. From there, we’ll take a short flight to the city of Lukla and start ascending from village to village. We’ll go all the way from Phakding to Tengboche until we reach the Mt. Ama Dablam base camp located at 4,650 m /15,255 ft.

Once we’re ready and properly acclimatized, we’ll take on the Southwest Ridge Route. Along the way, we’ll combine great treks with technical rock, snow and ice climbing and we’ll set up 3 camps until we reach this mountain’s powerful summit. For a more detailed description of the trip, take a look at the itinerary below!

Please keep in mind that this ascent will depend on weather conditions and that unforeseen circumstances could alter our itinerary. However, I will make sure you are safe at all times and that we make it to the top in the best possible conditions.

This program is suitable for highly experienced mountaineers only. I strongly recommend that all participants have a previous experience of climbing a mountain of at least 6,000 m and of Alpine PD+/AD routes. Additionally, all climbers need to be physically fit.

It will be my absolute honor to guide you on this 35-day expedition. So if you are ready to conquer the spectacular Mt. Ama Dablam in Nepal, request to book this trip and get ready for an experience you’ll never forget!

If you are looking for more unforgettable experiences in Nepal, you may also be interested in this Expedition on Mount Everest, 58 days

Accommodation

Hotel In a tent

Disclaimer

Once you have paid your deposit, your trip is confirmed, subject to payment of the balance of fees owing 90 days prior to your trip commencement date. An expedition member may then cancel his/her participation on the following basis: Cancellations outside of 90 days will result in the loss of the trip deposit. For cancellations made within 89-60 days of the trip commencement date we reserve the right to retain 50% of the full fee. For cancellations within 59 days of the departure date a cancellation fee of 100% of the full fee applies. We strongly recommend you take out trip cancellation insurance via your travel agent.

Meeting point

Kathmandu

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrive in Kathmandu, transfers to hotel and welcome dinner in the evening.

Day 2: Kathmandu Valley

Full day guided tour in Kathmandu Valley.

Checking equipment & packing, introduction of staff and members concerning how to communicate with each other.

Day 3: Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation

Briefing at the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (Tourism Industry Division).

Day 4: Kathmandu - Lukla

Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (35 minutes -2800 meters).

Trek to Phakding (4 hours walking- 2640 meters).

Day 5: Phakding - Namche Bazaar (6 hours - 3440 meters)

Day 6: Acclimatization day

Day 7: Namche to Tengboche Monastery ( 6 hours - 3867 meters)

Day 8: Tengboche to Pheriche (6 hours - 4243 meters)

Day 9 to 27: Mt. Ama Dablam Climbing Period

  • Base Camp (4,650 m/15,255 ft)
  • Camp 1  (5,700 m/18,700 ft)
  • Camp 2 (6, 000 m/19,685 ft)
  • Camp 3 (6,300 m /20,670ft)
  • Mt. Ama Dablam Summit

Day 28:  Cleaning up Base Camp.

Day 29: Base Camp to Tengboche

Day 30: Tengboche to Namche

Day 31: Namche to Lukla

Day 32: Lukla - Kathmandu

Transfer by plane from Lukla to Kathmandu.

Day 33: Debriefing at Tourism Industry Division

Day 34: Free day in Kathmandu for shopping and other activities 

Day 35: Departure


About the guide

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I am certified IFMGA/UIAGM Mountain guide by (NNMGA) and Guide Instructor (NMIA) from Nepal. I am also outdoor adventure photographer. I started guiding since 2006 in the himalayan of Nepal and since few years guiding also in the Alps during summer time. My favorite is exploring & guiding into remote mountain . In my work, I love to share and teach my clients climbing and mountaineering knowledges and experience and capture all this beautiful moment on my camera.


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