Ama-Dablam Expedition

Ama-Dablam Expedition 16 Days

$ 6000 Per Person

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Facts About Trip

Maximum Altitude:


Group Size:

2 to 14 peoples


Private vehicle/flight


Local Tea house/Tent

Best season:

Spring and Autumn



Tour type:




Trekking Region

Everest Region

Trip Highlights

  • Ama Dablam Expedition: Highly technical and challenging climb at 6,856 meters, known as the 'Matterhorn of the Himalaya.'
  • 30-Day Journey: Begins in Kathmandu, includes sightseeing, flight to Lukla, and trekking the Everest trail.
  • South-Western Ridge Route: Follows the path of the inaugural ascent in 1961, offering a varied and sustained climb.
  • Technical Challenges: Involves negotiating narrow granite ridges, steep ice and snow slopes, and crevasses, testing mountaineering skills.
  • Expert Guidance: Seasoned guides and support staff ensure a safe and rewarding experience, making it an unforgettable Himalayan mountaineering adventure.


Ama Dablam Expedition stands out as one of the most technical and challenging climbing adventures, with Ama Dablam mountain earning a reputation as a legendary, steep, and indomitable peak. Often referred to as the 'Matterhorn of the Himalaya,' this imposing, ice-coated granite pyramid at 6,856 meters (22,494 feet) dominates the sky along the trekker's route to the Everest Base Camp. The 30-day Ama Dablam Expedition commences in Kathmandu, where participants engage in sightseeing at UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Subsequently, the journey takes flight to Lukla, marking the beginning of the trek. Participants traverse the Everest trail before the ascent of Ama Dablam. The standard route to the summit follows the South-Western Ridge, the same path pioneered by Ward (UK), Bishop (USA), and Gill (NZ) during the inaugural ascent in 1961. This route presents a varied and sustained climb, offering a reasonable level of difficulty. Strategic Points hosts three high camps. The climb starts moderately, progressing to Camp 1, after which it becomes more challenging along the narrow granite ridge. Beyond Camp 2, participants negotiate steep ice and snow slopes, encountering increasing technical difficulty.

Camp 3 marks a critical point, where trekkers navigate around the hanging glacier or the Ama Dablam, cross a snow arête (a sharp ridge), and traverse bergschrund (a gap or crevasse at the edge) between ice cliffs before scaling the summit. The descent follows the same route back to the base camp. This expedition is not only a physical challenge but also a test of technical mountaineering skills. Participants must contend with a range of terrains, from moderate climbs to technical pitches on steep ice and snow slopes.

The experience of reaching the summit of Ama Dablam is a profound achievement and offers views of the surrounding Himalayan panorama. Throughout the expedition, climbers benefit from the expertise of seasoned guides and support staff who facilitate a safe and rewarding experience. The intricate mix of challenging terrain, technical climbing, and the sheer awe-inspiring beauty of Ama Dablam make this expedition an unforgettable adventure for those seeking the pinnacle of Himalayan mountaineering.

Day to Day Itinerary Expand/Collapse All

Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu (1,350m).

Upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, complete your customs and immigration processes. A representative from Unique Sherpa Trek and Expedition will greet you at the exit and escort you to your pre-determined hotel. You can relax in your hotel room or explore Thamel's streets. In the evening, enjoy a welcome dinner at an authentic Nepali restaurant with a cultural program. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2 : Preparation your equipment for expedition at Kathmandu (1350m)

After breakfast, explore nearby areas for shopping in preparation for your adventurous trip. In the afternoon, visit the Unique Sherpa Trek office for a pre-trip discussion, meet the trekking guide, and receive a briefing on the expedition's nature, equipment, and team composition. Return to the hotel for a peaceful night in Kathmandu.

Day 3 : Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding.

After breakfast, fly to Lukla, experiencing breathtaking views of lush hills and snow-capped mountains. Land at Tenzing-Hillary Airport, Lukla, and meet the staff before beginning the trek to Phakding. The first day involves a short hike to assist acclimatization. Overnight in Phakding.

Day 4 : Phakding to Namche Bazaar.

Start trekking after breakfast, passing through pine forests and walking alongside the Dudh Koshi River. Enjoy views of Mt. Thamserku and continue through lush forests, and suspension bridges, and arrive at Namche Bazaar, the main trading center of the Everest region. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Day 5 : Acclimatization over Namche Bazaar.

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.

Day 6 : Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche.

Trek further along the Everest route, passing through beautiful villages and crossing the Dudh Koshi River. Enjoy magnificent views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam. Reach Tyangboche, visit the monastery, and descend to Debuche for the night.

Day 7 : Tyangboche to Pangboche and Ama Dablam Base Camp

Hike to Pangboche, surrounded by stunning views. Continue towards Pheriche and reach Ama Dablam Base Camp on the same day.

Day 8 : Acclimatization and climbing training by climbing guide in Amadablam Base Camp.

Today involves climbing training provided by guides, covering peak climbing techniques and gear usage. Boost confidence and skills for a successful summit. Overnight in Ama Dablam Base Camp.

Day 9 : Rest day and enjoy the view at Base Camp.

This day is actually who difficult to stay at base camp like feeling altitude sick those kinds of people go back to 300miters downhill until Pangboche. and they will get well tomorrow again back to base camp join with all friends for the climb. who is very well those stay at base camp talk each-other friends play some game with a friends make your mood fresh?

Day 10 : Pre-climbing day by climbing guide.

Our guides will provide training on peak climbing techniques and the best ways of using climbing gear such as the ice ax, 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.

Day 11-25 : 15 days expedition periods for Mt. Ama Dablam.

15 days expedition periods for Mt. Ama Dablam.

Day 26 : Ama Dablam Base Camp to Namche Bazar

Ama Dablam Base Camp to Namche Bazar

Day 27 : Namche Bazar to Lukla

Namche Bazar to Lukla

Day 28 : Lukla to fly back to Kathmandu.

Lukla to fly back to Kathmandu.

Day 29 : Leisure day at Kathmandu and farewell dinner.

 Leisure day at Kathmandu and farewell dinner.

Day 30 : Final departure.

Final departure.

What Is Included ?

  • Airport pick-up and Transportation.
  • 3-Night Hotel at Kathmandu (5 Start) Hotel.
  • Domestic flight tickets (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu) and airport departure taxes.
  • (100% Waterproof) Duffle bag to keep your personal belongings and things to be carried by the porter.
  • 3 Time Meals with Tea/Coffee During Trek.
  • Professional Climbing Guide, Personal guide, and Potters (Size of the Groups) During the Trek.
  • Climbing Permit, "Tims", National Parks Entry Fee.
  • All wages and medical, Insurance, for the Guide and potters.
  • First-aid Medical Kits for the Group and Staff.
  • Kitchen tents, Sleeping Tents, Dinning Tents, and Toilet Tents.
  • All Kinds of Food During Climbing Duration.
  • Unique Sherpa trek & Expedition Appreciation Certificate after the successful Expedition.
  • Fare-Well dinner in Kathmandu Before Departure.

What Is Excluded?

  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and also in case of early return than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Extra baggage check-in during the flight (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu) if more than 15 KG, extra, can be paid directly to the airline.
  • Any kind of meal During Your Stay in Kathmandu (Except Farewell Dinner).
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu due to early arrival or late departure, or early return from the Expedition.
  • Rescue, Medicine, Medical Test, Repatriation, Hospitalization Expenses for Climbs.
  • Any Internet, Hot shower, Drinking Water, Alcohol, cold Drinks, Laundry.
  • Additional costs suffered due to causes beyond our control, such as natural disasters, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, emergency evacuation, changes in government policies, strikes, and so forth.
  • Insurance for Clients
  • International flight Tickets.
  • Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal, Medical Kits, and Personal Climbing gear.
  • Climbing Summit Bonus.
  • Normally 15% Tips for all Staff.
  • Any other items, not Included in the Above (Cost Included) Section.



NOTE: If you return earlier from the trek due to sickness or any problem, the money you paid for the flight, hotel, mountain room, food, etc. It is not will be refundable, and you will need to bear the expenses for the hotel, food, etc. in Kathmandu yourself.

Fixed Departure Dates

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You must carry a photocopy of your passport and two copies of the recently taken pp size photo also under provision you will need.

1. Visa to Nepal recommended letter from the Department of Nepal Tourism Board.
2. Hotel booking confirmation.
3. Proof of insurance that covers emergency search and rescue, and treatment for the duration of their travel.
4. Barcode generated from the online application of the online international travel form.

The best seasons for the Ama Dablam Expedition are spring (March to May) and fall (September to November) when the weather is stable, and the landscapes come alive with vibrant colors.

Travel insurance is mandatory for travelers willing to go on adventures. It should cover your medical expenses, travel protection, emergency medical repatriation, baggage loss coverage, and in case of death. You must submit a copy of your insurance policy to the office or Unique Sherpa Trek & Expedition before the trip.

The Expedition is hardly strenuous and suitable for both seasoned climbing and enthusiasts with a reasonable level of fitness. Our carefully planned itinerary and experienced climbing guides ensure a safe and enjoyable journey.

We offer cozy accommodations ranging from mountain lodges to teahouses and after base camp we provide by tent. Each stay is strategically located to provide stunning views and a comfortable rest after a day of trekking.

We take care of all necessary permits for your Expedition, ensuring a hassle-free experience. Our team manages the paperwork, allowing you to focus on the adventure.

Highlights include breathtaking views of top of the Mt.Everest, Mt. Chhoyu, and Mt. Makalu. traversing the iconic Panoramic view, experiencing Sherpa culture, and capturing a collection of unforgettable moments in the Himalayas.

Yes, our packages include seamless transportation arrangements, ensuring a smooth journey from the trailhead to Expedition points and back, enhancing your overall Expedition experience.

Mostly better to carry cash on travel. Most of the hotels and meals in Kathmandu can accept cards. but you will also need cash for petty expenses. mostly you can exchange the currency authorized centers and activate your card service with any bank in Nepal. American Express, VISA cards, and Master cards are widely accepted city in Nepal.

At high altitudes, your cardio-pulmonary system is affected by low oxygen density. You can suffer from general breathing difficulties to Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) and your skin is susceptible to sunburn if not protected by clothes or sunblock. The AMS is preventable through appropriate trekking pace and undertaking acclimatization.

Well, tips and gratuities are provided as a reward for hard work. Our porters, guide, assistant sherpa, and climbers guide invest their time. Experience and effort to make your travel a memorable one. so, the tip is a bonus and makes motivates them.

Additional Information

Embark on the awe-inspiring Ama Dablam expedition with our affordable and transparent pricing. Our expedition packages are designed to offer an unforgettable journey to one of the most iconic peaks in the Himalayas without compromising on quality and safety.

The cost includes expert guides, necessary permits, accommodation, meals, and all essential logistics, providing you with a hassle-free and budget-friendly adventure. Join us to conquer the majestic Ama Dablam and create lasting memories, all at a price that fits your trekking aspirations.

Embark on the Ama Dablam expedition during the best seasons to witness this iconic Himalayan peak in all its glory. The optimal times for the expedition are during the pre-monsoon (spring) from March to May and post-monsoon (fall) from September to November. In spring, you'll encounter mild temperatures, blooming flora, and clear skies, providing a breathtaking backdrop for your ascent.

Similarly, in the fall, enjoy crisp air, stable weather conditions, and panoramic views. These seasons offer ideal climbing conditions, ensuring a safe and rewarding adventure on the stunning slopes of Ama Dablam. Plan your expedition during these periods to maximize your chances of a successful summit and create lasting memories of this extraordinary Himalayan experience.

Embark on the Ama Dablam expedition with peace of mind as we handle all the necessary route permits for you. Our expedition packages include seamless permit arrangements, ensuring a smooth and compliant journey to conquer the majestic Ama Dablam. From obtaining climbing permits to managing all required documentation, our experienced team takes care of the bureaucratic details, allowing you to focus on the thrilling ascent. Trust us to navigate the paperwork, so you can fully immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of this iconic Himalayan peak without any permit-related concerns. Join our expedition, and let us make your Ama Dablam climbing experience as seamless as possible.

Embark on the Ama Dablam expedition hassle-free with our expert assistance in securing all necessary route permits. Our comprehensive expedition packages take care of the bureaucratic details, ensuring that you can focus on the thrilling ascent of this iconic Himalayan peak. From climbing permits to essential documentation, our experienced team manages the entire permit process, making your journey smooth and compliant. Trust us to handle the paperwork, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes and the challenge of conquering Ama Dablam. Join our expedition and let us take care of the logistics, so you can enjoy the adventure of a lifetime.

Embark on the Ama Dablam expedition with ease, as our meticulously planned packages include seamless transportation arrangements. From the moment you arrive to the start of your expedition and back, we've got your journey covered. Our reliable and comfortable transportation ensures a smooth transition between locations, allowing you to focus on the awe-inspiring climb ahead.

Whether it's a scenic drive to the base or transfers between key points, our priority is to make your travel experience convenient and stress-free. Trust us to handle the logistics, so you can fully immerse yourself in the excitement of the Ama Dablam expedition. Join us for an adventure where the journey is as comfortable as the destination is spectacular.

Elevate your Ama Dablam expedition experience with our carefully selected accommodations that blend comfort with adventure. Our expedition packages include cozy and strategically located lodgings, ensuring you rest in comfort after each exhilarating climb. From base camps with essential amenities to high-altitude lodges offering stunning views, we prioritize your well-being throughout the expedition.

Immerse yourself in the unique charm of Himalayan accommodations, where warm hospitality and comfortable settings create a perfect haven amidst the rugged beauty of the mountains. Trust us to provide a restful retreat, allowing you to recharge and fully enjoy the extraordinary journey of conquering Ama Dablam.

Embark on the thrilling Ama Dablam expedition, a challenging yet rewarding adventure that caters to both seasoned mountaineers and those seeking a remarkable climbing experience. Rated as a technical climb, the ascent requires a high level of fitness, previous mountaineering experience, and familiarity with alpine climbing techniques.

Our experienced guides and carefully crafted itineraries ensure a safe and gradual progression, allowing climbers to acclimatize effectively to the increasing altitude. While the climb demands resilience and determination, the breathtaking views and the sense of accomplishment make the challenges worthwhile. Join us for an exhilarating journey, where the difficulty level adds to the sense of achievement on the iconic slopes of Ama Dablam.

Embark on the Ama Dablam expedition during the optimal seasons to experience favorable weather conditions for a successful climb. The best times for the expedition are pre-monsoon (spring) from March to May and post-monsoon (fall) from September to November. During spring, expect mild temperatures, clear skies, and blooming landscapes. In the fall, enjoy crisp air, stable weather, and panoramic views.

While temperatures can be cold at higher altitudes, our carefully planned expeditions consider these variations to provide a comfortable and safe climbing experience. Join us during these seasons to make the most of the weather conditions, ensuring a memorable and successful ascent of the iconic Ama Dablam.

Embark on the Ama Dablam expedition and unlock a treasure trove of highlights in the heart of the Himalayas. Conquer the challenging ascent of this iconic peak, known for its stunning pyramid shape. Revel in breathtaking panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu from the summit. Immerse yourself in the unique blend of technical climbing and awe-inspiring landscapes that define the Ama Dablam experience.

Our carefully curated expedition packages also offer glimpses into Sherpa culture, providing a well-rounded adventure. Join us for an expedition where each moment, from the thrilling climb to the cultural encounters, contributes to an unforgettable journey amidst the grandeur of Ama Dablam.

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