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Thanks again for a superb trip, I really had a fantastic time and it was all very well organised
Martin Cook (Canada) | Dhaulagiri Circuit, Nepal

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Ama Dablam Base Camp

This is a trek in the Everest region staying in comfortable lodges with visits to Sherpa villages and Buddhist monasteries. We have included two nights in Pangboche village from where you can walk to Ama Dablam Base Camp.

The trek starts with an exciting flight in a Twin Otter plane to the mountain airstrip at Lukla, from here we follow in the footsteps of famous mountaineers along the trail to Namche Bazaar. We are now in Buddhist Sherpa country where you will see colourful prayer flags, mani walls and monasteries along the way.

Our Ama Dablam Base Camp trek takes you to some of the prettiest Sherpa villages and to Namche Bazaar, the colourful and vibrant heart of Sherpa country. You have the opportunity to visit the main monasteries of the Khumbu region at Tengboche and Thame.

The trail between lodges takes you through beautiful Nepalese villages with spectacular views of the Khumbu and Everest region. This trek is a moderate walk designed for the first time trekker which follows a section of the classic Everest Base Camp trail and then heads into the quieter Thame valley. The mountain scenery is stunning with a range of the famous peaks visible including Everest, Ama Dablam and Thamserku.

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Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Holiday Type: Walking & Trekking
  • Duration: 15 days from Kathmandu
  • Leadership: Local leader
  • Minimum Group Size: 2 people
  • Cost: 2018 - £1,550 (US$2,095 or €1,775) 2019 - £1,550 (US$2,095 or €1,775)
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What does this include

Price includes:

  • Internal flight to/from Lukla and Kathmandu including baggage allowance of 15kg for your main bag checked into the hold and 5kg for day pack carried with you inside the aircraft
  • All transfers including airport collections
  • One day sightseeing in Kathmandu with Nepalese cultural guide and private vehicle
  • Twin share room at Hotel Tibet, Hotel Manaslu or Hotel Ganjong in Kathmandu
  • Twin share room with common bathroom while on trek
  • Breakfast only in Kathmandu, all meals included while on trek
  • All trekking arrangements including permits and fees, trekking guide(s) and porter(s). We provide one trekking guide for group size of two people and two guides for a group size of three people and three guides for group size of six people plus
  • Bespoke weather forecasts for Everest region from EverestWeather.com throughout the duration of this trek
  • Thuraya satellite phone to ensure our guides have reliable communications with us for logistics, planning and group safety
  • Complimentary Everest trekking map
  • Full financial protection for all monies paid to us through our membership of Association of Bonded Travel Operators Trust (our ABTOT membership number is 5365) and having an Air Travel Organiser’s Licence (our ATOL number is 10921)
  • Pre departure support and advice from The Mountain Company by email, phone and face to face meetings in London. After booking with us we will send you our comprehensive "Nepal Pre Trip Information" notes 

Price excludes:

  • International flight to/from Kathmandu
  • Travel & trekking insurance
  • Nepal visa for 30 days at US$40 (approx £25)
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • Personal clothing & equipment
  • Tips
  • Other items not listed in "What is included"
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Trip Grade Moderate

Trip Grade Moderate

Suitability: a good choice for most hill walkers, reasonable level of fitness required.

1) Walking times: average 5 to 7 hours walking per day for up to 14 days usually with some rest days included.

2) Altitude: up to 5,000m.

3) Terrain: for most of time following well-travelled trails, there will be daily ascent and descent.

4) Remoteness: usually not too remote and often there is a reasonable level of infrastructure such as lodge accommodation and cell/ mobile phone reception.

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Trip Dates

  • March 25th to April 8th 2018
  • April 8th to 22nd 2018
  • April 29th to May 13th 2018
  • October 7th to 21st 2018
  • November 4th to 18th 2018
  • November 25th to December 9th 2018
  • December 16th to 30th 2018
  • March 24th to April 7th 2019
  • April 7th to 21st 2019
  • April 28th to May 12th 2019
  • October 6th to 20th 2019
  • November 3rd to 17th 2019
  • November 24th to December 8th 2019
  • December 15th to 29th 2019

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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrive in Kathmandu (1,400m) 
  • Day 2Sightseeing in Kathmandu 
  • Day 3Fly to Lukla (2,840m), trek to Phakding (2,610m) 
  • Day 4Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,445m) 
  • Day 5Day walk to Everest view point 
  • Day 6Trek to Deboche (3,770m) 
  • Day 7Trek to Pangboche (3,930m), afternoon explore the village 
  • Day 8Day walk to Ama Dablam Base Camp (4,576m) 
  • Day 9Trek to Khumjung village (3,970m) 
  • Day 10Trek to Thame (3,750m) 
  • Day 11Trek to Monjo (2,610m) 
  • Day 12Trek to Lukla 
  • Day 13Fly to Kathmandu, rest day of at leisure 
  • Day 14Day in Kathmandu 
  • Day 15Fly back home 
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