Amadablam Base Camp Trek
- Trip Code: N-ET-135
- Destination: Nepal
- Season: Sept/Oct/ Nov/Mar/Apr/May
- Max Altitude: 5120m/16798ft
- Trip Starts/Ends: Kathmandu/Kathmandu
- Transportation: Private Car and Flight
- Accomodation: Standard hotel in Kathmandu & Tea-house in Trekking
- Trip Grade: Moderate
Amadablam Base Camp trek is the most popular introductory trekking route in Everest Area. It’s a fact that Amadablam (6,812 m/22,349 ft) is considered one of the top ten most beautiful mountains in the world. This peak is located nearby the trail of Everest Base Camp. Therefore, this mountain catches the eyes of every trekker to Everest Base Camp for many days.
The name Amadablam has made joining two worlds ‘Ama’ and ‘Dablam’ meaning ‘Mother’ and ‘Necklace’. The main peak’s two ridges on each side seem like the arms of the mother protecting her child, and the hanging glacier looks like the traditional necklace worn by local women.
Amadablam Base Camp Trek is relatively short trekking in Everest Region. However, this trip is loaded with fascinating panoramic views of magnificent Himalayan Peaks. Thus, Amadablam Base Camp Trek is called as Everest Panoramic Trek.
This trekking provides majestic views of Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Makalu (8463m), Mt Cho Oyu (8201m) and other twenty-seven mountains in Everest zone. The pristine lake located at its base camp offers extra excitement to every trekker. The other highlights of this trekking are the visit of Sherpa villages and ancient monasteries, pass through green forest and the high valleys.
Amadablam Base Camp trek begins from Lukla can be reached after 35 minutes of flight from Kathmandu. After land in Lukla, you hike through the Dudh Koshi valley to the Sherpa town ‘Namche Bazaar’. After one extra stay in Namche with acclimatization and exploration, you continue trekking through the lovely forest to Tengboche, the world famous Buddhist Monastery.
Tengboche is rewarded with the views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Amadablam, Kangtega, and Tawache. Afterward, you ascend to Pangboche with following of Amadablam Base Camp. After reaching Amadablam Base Camp you descend to Lukla via Phortse village.
Amadablam Base camp trekking route shares the same trail with Everest base camp Trek until Pangboche (3930m). From here, it deviates toward the south. Actually, it is just a day hiking excursion to the Amadablam Base Camp.
Amadablam Base Camp Trek Note:
Amadablam Base Camp Trekking can be done combined with Everest Base Camp Trekking. We, Excellent Himalaya Trek and Expedition operating this trip individually and merging to EBC trek according to interest and schedule of trekkers. The best season of Amadablam Base Camp trekking is in autumn (Sep, Oct, Nov) and spring (March, Apr, May). You can start this trip on any date which you prefer. Should you require additional information about this great trip, please feel free to contact us.
You will be met by our Tour officer in Kathmandu International Airport. He will escort you to the hotel. Briefing of Amadablam Base Camp Trekking. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Morning Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2804m/9199ft). Start trekking to Phakding (2610m/8563ft).
Flight 40 minutes. Walking 3 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Phakding.
Walking 5 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Namche Bazaar.
Day trip to Shyangboche and Khumjung Village (3780m/12402ft) and trek back to Namche Bazaar. Walking 5 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Namche Bazaar.
Walking 5 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Phortse Village.
Walking 5 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Pangboche.
Walking 6 to 7 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Pangboche.
Walking 4 to 5 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Tengboche.
Walking 4 to 5 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Namche Bazaar.
Walking 6 to 7 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Lukla.
Rest of the day at leisure in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Half day sightseeing of World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu including Swoyambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Square. You can do last minute shopping in Thamel, the tourist market of Kathmandu. Evening farewell dinner with Nepali Cultural shows at an authentic restaurant in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Our tour officer will drop you at Kathmandu International airport and see you off. End of Service. Or You may take optional side tours.