Highlights of MT. Amadablam Expedition
- Adventure to the summit of most magnificent Amadablam great beautiful shaped peaks
- Walk on remote corners of Khumbu valley within isolated areas of Amadablam base camp
- Explore the hidden pockets of scenic Everest region of Khumbu into pure, pristine wilderness
- Trek and climb in the shade of mighty Mt. Everest with adjoining high mountain range
- Walk into traditional villages of highlanders the Sherpa of Everest with interesting cultures.”
- Accommodation Mode: Hotels in Kathmandu with the lodge on treks and camping on the climb from base camp to base camp.
- Trekking Grade: Moderate to Adventurous.
- Climbing Grade: Full fledge Mountaineering Expeditions with challenging efforts
- Climb duration: 10 Nights and 21 Days (base camp to base camp)
- Trekking duration: 11 Nights and 12 Days (walks with overnights in the lodge)
- Total Trip: 29 / 30 Days with free days in Kathmandu (arrival to departure)
MT. Amadablam Expedition Overview
Mt. Amadablam Expedition reaches you on top 6,814 m and 22,355 ft high, one of the most magnificent peaks around Himalaya, where the name comes from local Sherpa words of Tibetan origin means Mother with ‘Jewel Box.’
Amadablam, a beautiful high peak, is looking from Thyangboche and Pangboche villages where the vast bulk of ice with snow on a crest next to its necks appears of a shape of an enormous box, hence the name Amadablam with a precious jewel box.
The grade for Mt. Amadablam, which is a full-fledge mountaineering expedition although a lesser and below 7,000 m but a tough mountain to climb where climbers requires good experience on mountaineering.
Mt. Amadablam Expeditions of a month duration with ten days allocated for the summit bid from Advance or High Camp after setting up the base camp, located higher side of Imjatse River above Thyangboche and Pangboche villages.
A glorious and magnificent peak with challenging climb to reach its high summit top offers a tremendous panorama of the world’s most upper mountain range with Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Kananga, Makalu and Baruntse towards the east with Pumori and other high peaks.
Truly an adventure for fierce mountaineers, which leads to great experience along with excellent views of surrounding landscapes and the snow-capped mountain range that leaves you breathless.
Mt. Amadablam Expedition starts from busy town at Lukla after flying in from Kathmandu, where the walk takes you through friendly Sherpa villages with trails festooned with Buddhist prayer monuments of prayer walls.
After an enjoyable walk with an overnight in lovely villages lodge, then long climb within the cool shade of pine and rhododendron tree lines to reach ever-famous Namche Bazaar, a trekkers paradise with a great many facilities that one can find around Namche Bazaar.
From Namche adventure leads to high hill covered within serene woods of rhododendron, oaks, pines and fir trees to reach a beautiful spot in Thyangboche and its impressive monastery surrounded by high snow-capped peaks with close views of majestic Amadablam and Everest.
Enjoy overnight stops in Thyangboche with a visit to its monastery of great interest and then on the road again past tree lines with overnight in Pangboche the last permanent village and human settlement.
The adventure continues towards our destination on the bottom of towering Mt. Amadablam at base camp, with ample time for acclimatization and practice climb then onwards for the final climb to the summit of Mt. Amadablam using several higher fields to reach on top safe and sound.
After a fierce struggle and hardships reach the summit of magnificent Mt. Amadablam, where the grand vista of high mountains surrounds you at the top, enjoying great feat and experience of a lifetime then head back to join on the main trail towards Namche unto Lukla.
From Lukla, a sweeping scenic flight brings you back in the hustle and bustle city life at Kathmandu after a remarkable time and experience on Mt. Amadablam Expedition.
Seasons for Mt. Amadablam Expeditions:
March to the first week June the best time for the climb to the top of Mt. Amadablam and other high mountains of Himalaya; days are bright most of the time; the afternoon can get cloudy with cold freezing temperatures with wind-chill factors.
The day is much longer with sunlight hours around springtime and pleasant for walks and climb, other good times in September to November, although not accessible around the autumn season. Still, one can plan the expedition during autumn time, where days are beautiful with clear blue sky but with short sunlight hours.
MT. Amadablam Expedition Short Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02-03: In Kathmandu preparation for Mt. Amadablam Expeditions.
Day 04: Fly to Lukla 2,830 m and trek to Phakding 2,640 m – 04 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 05 hrs.
Day 06: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.
Day 07: Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m – 05 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Pangboche 3,900 m – 04 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Amadablam base camp 4,565 m – 04 hrs.
Day 10: At Amadablam base camp for rest and short hike for acclimatization.
Day 11: Preparation for the climb at base camp.
Day 12: Trek and climb to High Camp 5,210 m -04 hrs afternoon practice climb.
Day 13-22: (10 days) Summit days for Mt. Amadablam and withdrawal to Base Camp.
Day 23: Clean up the day the base camp and packing for the return journey.
Day 24: Trek to Thyangboche – 06 hrs.
Day 25: Trek to Namche Bazaar – 06 hrs.
Day 26: Trek to Lukla – 06 hrs.
Day 27: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
Day 28-29: In Kathmandu, rest and submit expeditions report to the concerned department.
Day 30: International departure for homeward bound.