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Ama Dablam
Ama Dablam

Ama Dablam “5 peaks” Alpine mountaineering course in the Himalayas (33 days)

Join Jyamchang, IFMGA-certified mountain guide, for a unforgettable adventure in eastern Nepal. Complete this Alpine Mountaineering Course and climb five peaks including Ama Dablam!






33 Days


Oct, Nov






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  • Complete the Himalayan Alpine Mountaineering Course with an expert.
  • Spend more than 30 days in the amazing Himalaya range.
  • Reach the top of Ama Dablam, one of the most popular mountains in the area.


Ama Dablam (6,812 m) is a mountain of the Himalaya range, in Nepal. This mountaineering course is your chance to prepare yourself for an unforgettable adventure and reach its summit!

First climbed in 1961, Ama Dablam is popular for its soaring ridges and steep faces. Its name, meaning “Mother’s necklace”, describes its particular shape. Its hanging glacier resembles the sacred ornament box used by Sherpa Women, known as Dablam.

This 33-day adventure starts with some stunning trekking days. Then we will complete the Himalayan Alpine Mountaineering Course (HAMC). On the course, we will work on glacier climbing, anchorage, rescue systems, rope and knots, among other special abilities. Additionally, we will also learn and practice in amazing spots such as the Gokyo valley and the high mountain passes of Cho La and Khongma La.

Furthermore, we will have the opportunity to climb five peaks, including Lobuche and Chukung. After finishing the Mountaineering Course, you will have all the technical, physical and mental preparation you need to reach the summit of Ama Dablam!

During the trekking days, we will stay in “tea houses”(lodges) with great service. We will enjoy fresh cooked meals there. Then, once on the training and climbing days, we will spend the nights in tents at base camps or high camps where we will eat alpine style food.

For more information, you can check the itinerary below.

Please keep in mind that for this expedition you will need a good fitness level. You must also have some basic hiking, climbing and mountaineering experience.

So, if you are up for a once-in-a-lifetime mountaineering experience, please contact me. Let’s train and reach the top of Ama Dablam together!

I can also guide you to other summits, such as Mount Lhakpa and Cho Oyu!

Price includes

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Transportation start and back

- Transport during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees

- Group porters

Price details

INCLUDED: Airport Pic up and drop in Nepal - 3 nights at Tourist Standard Hotel in Kathmandu (e.g. international Guest house), welcome dinner at Nepali Traditional restaurant, Flights between Kathmandu and Lukla, and back to Kathmandu - National Park entry fees - Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural municipality permit - Lobuche Peaks climbing permit - Island Peak Permit - Ama dablam Climbing and expeditions permit - Porters - High camp tents and camping gear - All meals during the trekking and climbing lodge accommodation - All Local staff insurance - All camping equipment, cook and kitchen for Ama Dablam - Climbing rope - Emergency sat phone - Garbage Clearance fee - Garbage deposit - Fix Roping fee to Ama Dablam //////////////

EXCLUDED: International & home country domestic airfares or transfers - Visa Fee (you could easily get it at the airport for 45$ for 30 days) - Personal expenses such as gifts, phone calls, laundry, tips for porters, drinks (including alcohol) and bottle of water - Meal in Kathmandu and Meals and accommodation other than those specified - Personal clothing and equipment for the trek and climbing - Tips are a traditional part of the local payment as well as a motivation to make you happy on the expedition ($8 per day per porter /per staff) - Summit Bonus for Sherpa 1:1 = U$D 300 - Insurance: Make sure you have a good insurance covering search and rescue, medical expenses and transportation to home country. You should also consider a Cancellation Policy in case of illness at time of departure.

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking


Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 2: Preparation for the trek

Day 3: Flight to Lukla (2840m) and trek to Phakding (2656m)

Day 4: From Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)

Day 5: Namche Bazar – Acclimatisation day

Day 6: From Namche Bazar to Mongla or Phortse Thanga (4040m)

Day 7: Trek to Dole (4400m) and rope work training

Day 8: Machermo (4452m) Trek

Day 9: Acclimatisation day in Machermo

Day 10: Trek to Gokyo lake (4750m)

Day 11: Hike up to Gokyo Ri (5364m)and back to Dangnak

Day 12: Trek to Zongla (4830m) and  Cho La pass (5330m)

Day 13: Hike up to High Camp of Lobuche

Day 14: Lobuche peak summit

Day 15: From Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5180m). Then hike to Kala Pathar and Everest Base Camp

Day 16: Back to Lobuche

Day 17: Crossing Khongma La pass and overnight at Chhukung

Day 18: Rest Day

Day 19: Hike to Island peak Base Camp and preparation for the summit climb

Day 20: Summit day for Island peak and back to Base Camp or Chhukung

Day 21: Back to Pangboche

Day 22: Morning Lama Visit for blessings before trekking to Ama Dablam Base Camp

Day 23: Rest Day at Base Camp

Day 24: Preparation for Ama Dablam ascent

Day 25: Camp 1

Day 26: Camp 2

Day 27: Camp 3

Day 28: Ama Dablam summit and back to Camp 2

Day 29: Back to BC

Day 30: Return to Namche

Day 31: Back To Lukla

Day 32: Return to Kathmandu

Day 33: Day 33: International departure


What are some recommended accommodations near our adventure location?

We understand that finding the perfect place to stay is an essential part of your adventure experience. To help you with this, we’ve curated a list of three highly recommended hotels that offer comfort, convenience, and a touch of local charm. These accommodations are well-suited for adventurers looking to relax and rejuvenate after an exciting day of exploration
Hotel Mount Kailash Inn Pashupatinagar Nepal
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Hotel Mount Shivalik Pashupatinagar Nepal
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Hotel Om Pashupatinagar Nepal
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About the guide: Jyamchang & Guides' Team

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Jyamchang & Guides' Team



Mountain Guide

Hi! I'm Jyamchang, IFMGA/NNMGA certified mountain guide. I work together with a team of certified and professional mountain and trekking guides. If I'm not available to guide you, one of my colleagues will take great care of you.

I come from the East part of Nepal, between Makalu (8,470m) and Kangchenjunga (8,586m). I am IFMGA/UIAGM fully certified since 2009.

I have 20+ experience of climbing in the Himalaya. I’ve climbed Mt Everest (7 times), Mt Cho Oyu in Tibet (2 times), Mt Ama Dablam (8 times), Baruntse (2 times), Island peak (15 times), Lobuche (10 times), Pokhalde (10 times), Mera peak (10 times), Mehera peak (5 times), Chulu far east (3 times), Mt Shishapangma until camp 3, Manaslu until 7200m, and Chulu West, Lhakpa ri and other another few more times.

I also have extensive experience of climbing in Europe: France, Italy, UK and Norway (where I work for three months during the summer as a glacier guide).
I'm also a technical mountain rescue coordinator for the 8000's.

It will be my pleasure to guide you through your journey whether for trekking, peak climbing or any mountaineering expedition. Get in touch and let's discuss about the purpose of your trip.


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What people are saying about Jyamchang & Guides' Team



Jyamchang and his team are really kind and skilled. We went rock climbing together and I had a really nice day!


Really nice company very good logistic and well organized with a really professional and friendly UIAGM mountain guide. Super thankful to high Himalayan climbing expedition pvt.ltda. for the first successfully alpine climb expedition to Ama Dablam in this autumn 2018, cheers mate!


This company made my trip to Nepal and Himalaya to a great and memorable journey! The guide is professional, friendly and everything was well organized. I went to Himalayan Alpine Mountaineering course who is a great way to experience both trekking and climbing in Himalaya.


Jyamchang is very experienced. He travels safe and is a wonderful person to be around.


Professional, competent and friendly guide who always takes great care of the clients. We were a group trekking and climbing during 21 days in the Everest region with the company. We were a group of friends who all knew the guide on beforehand, and knew how good he is at his work. We were very pleased with the experience we had. I can recommend the company for everyone who wants a great experience in the Himalayas.

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