About Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek
Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek leads you to the base of beautiful and famous Mt. Ama Dablam in a short period of time while offering you less-crowded trail and enough time to indulge in nature."
Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek traverses the beautiful Khumbu region and leads you to the base of stunning Mt. Ama Dablam. The popularity and hype for Everest Base Camp Trek can become overwhelming some time and the true essence of the trek might get missed due to the crowd.
Ama Dablam Base Camp Trekking allows you to take a slightly different trail while offering less-crowded trail and more time to connect with nature. The trail is moderate and presents breath-taking landscape and tempting views of the Himalayas.
Mt. Ama Dablam is one of the very famous mountains of Nepal standing 6,812 meters above sea level. The legends say Ama Dablam means Mother's Necklace, which is worn by Sherpa women. Likewise, these two words have one more representation, which says Ama means mother and Dablam means baby. The long ridges on both sides of the mountain are like the arms of the mother who is protecting his child. While trekking towards the Ama Dablam Base Camp, you get to hear many adages like this that attach you to the mountain and the locals.
We have designed our Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek itinerary to be completed in 13 days. As it is a short trek, beginners' trekkers are encouraged to go for Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek. This trek give you the perfect introduction of the Himalayan trekking terrain and adventure. During the Ama Dablam Base Camp Trekking, you get to see fantastic views of numerous Himalayan Mountains and picturesque villages. You get to experience local culture and practices.
The Ama Dablam Base camp Trek is available from Outfitter Nepal Treks and Expedition. You can do either group trek or private trek to the base camp of Ama Dablam. Check our departure dates for Ama Dablam Base Camp Trekking and join that suits you the most. In case you do find one for you, then contact us, we will arrange a perfect journey for you.
Things you will get to see & experience during the Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek
Thrilling flight to Lukla
Lukla flight is no doubt will be the most stimulating flight of your life due to all circumstances that involve during the flight, i.e. from breath-taking aerial views of the Himalayas to small runway of Lukla airstrip. It is a short 35 minutes flight over lush green hills, dense forests, and scattered settlements.
The adventurous trail through Sagarmatha National Park
From Monjo onwards, the trail passes through the Sagarmatha National Park. This national park is one of the UNESCO World Natural Sites and home to hundreds of flora and fauna. The trial involves many ascends and descends crossing several streams and dense forests along with steep sections.
Explore Namche Bazar
Namche Bazar, a very famous and developed village in the Khumbu region. It is a tourist hub in the Khumbu region that serves as the biggest Sherpa residence offering luxury facilities as well. Usually, trekkers stay here for a couple of days for acclimatization. Nearby this place is famous short hike spots like Everest View Hotel, Syangboche Airstrip, and Khumjung Village. You can also visit the Sherpa Culture Museum, Everest Photo Gallery, library, cafes, etc.
Experience rich culture and tradition of Sherpa
During Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek, the trail passes through several Sherp villages, where you get to see the daily lifestyle of these people along with their rich culture and tradition. Similarly, you can see many stupas, chortens, prayer wheels, and colorful prayer flags throughout the trail that tells you the cultural richness of the region.
Visit ancient Tengboche monastery
Built-in 1961 by Lama Gulu, the Tengboche monastery is the oldest and the biggest monastery in the Khumbu region. After being destroyed by an earthquake in 1934 and fire in 1989, the monastery was rebuilt twice and now stands proudly. Inside the monastery, you see ancient statutes, manuscripts, paintings, and antiques.
Reach Ama Dablam Base Camp
Reaching Ama Dablam Base Camp is the main highlight of this trek. Situated at 4,570 meters from the sea level, Ama Dablam Base Camp is the foot of Mt. Ama Dablam. From the base camp, you get to see the surreal view of Ama Dablam itself along with numerous other surrounding mountains.
Get to see panoramic views of Himalayan Mountains
Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek is an amazing journey that offers stunning views of the Himalayan Mountains from a very different perspective. You get to see panoramic views of Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Baruntse (7,162 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), Mt. Kantega (6,782 m), etc. Also, the spectacular views of glaciers and moraines will decorate the trial.
Things you should know before going on Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek
Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek itinerary
Like most of the journey in the Khumbu region, Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek begins with a 45 minutes thrilling flight to Lukla airport. Upon landing here, you meet the trekking crew and begin walking towards Namche Bazar. The trail passes through Sagarmatha National Park crossing numerous streams, small villages, and lush forests. Namche Bazar onwards the trail moves through Tengboche and Pangboche and takes you to Ama Dablam Base Camp.
Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek map
With the help of the Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek map, you can easily understand and possibly memorize the trial. We have mentioned all the stops during the trek with major highlights nearby the villages. The Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek map is designed professionally following our itinerary.
Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek difficulty
Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek is a moderate trek. The route is not technical and strenuous. Even though climbing Mt. Ama Dablam is considered very challenging, the trail to the base of Mt. Ama Dablam is not difficult at all. Regardless, trekking in the Himalayan terrain while overcoming altitude difference is not easy. You have to walk 5 to 7 hours a day. As per the experts of our team, you have to be in good health, physical fitness, and strong determination to go on Ama Dablam Base Camp.
Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek cost
Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek cost is designed based on all the services you get during the trek. From your accommodation, food, permits, to the expenses of guide & porters all are in the package cost. Yet, there are few other things that are not included in the Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek package cost. You can check our cost includes and excludes sections to know more in detail or get in touch with us.
Best time to go on Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek
Spring- March to May and Autumn- September to Mid-December is the best time to go on Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek. These are the peak months to go on Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek 13 Days. The trail is more crowded, yet the stable weather and lovely climate attract hundreds of travelers every year.
Food & Accommodation during Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek
We book all the accommodations on the trail for you in advance. As per your budget, we book you the best possible lodges. Facilities in the lodge are not anything fancy, however you find enough services to spend the night. The dining area is more like a common room in the lodge, where you can spend some time chit chatting with fellow trekkers and locals.
Meals are served as per the menu of the lodge. The food menu is extensive in this Himalayan region because of the heavy flow of tourists. You can find Nepali, Tibetan, Indian, and Continental dishes on the menu. Likewise, you can also buy bars and snacks on the way.