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Trip Report for Ama Dablam Base Camp

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Ama Dablam Base Camp in October 2014 led by Jill Lawson


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Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Holiday Type: Walking & Trekking
  • Duration: 16 days from Kathmandu
  • Leadership: Jill Pinkerton
  • Minimum Group Size: 6 people
  • Cost: 2020 - £2,595 (US$3,375 or €2,995) 2021 - £2,595 (US$3,375 or €2,995)
    What does this include?
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 or Hotel Ambassador in Kathmandu
  • Breakfast only in Kathmandu, all meals included while on trek. Trek meals include breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and biscuits plus two course dinner (soup and main meal) plus up to two cups of hot drinks per meal.
  • All trekking arrangements including permits and fees, Western and Sherpa guides and porters
  • 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
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • Personal clothing & equipment
  • Tips
  • Other items not listed in "What is included"
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

  • November 14th to 29th 2020
  • November 13th to 28th 2021

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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrive Kathmandu 
  • Day 2Sightseeing in Kathmandu 
  • Day 3Free day in Kathmandu or drive to Mulkot 
  • Day 4Fly to Lukla (2,840m), trek to Phakding (2,610m) 
  • Day 5Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,445m) 
  • Day 6Acclimatising walks around Namche Bazaar 
  • Day 7Trek to Tengboche (3,860m) 
  • Day 8Trek to Pangboche (3,875m) 
  • Day 9Trek to Ama Dablam Base Camp or exploration day around Pangboche (3,875m) 
  • Day 10Trek to Khumjung village (3,970m) 
  • Day 11Trek to Thame (3,750m) 
  • Day 12Trek to Monjo 
  • Day 13Trek to Lukla (2,800m) 
  • Day 14Fly to Kathmandu 
  • Day 15At leisure in Kathmandu 
  • Day 16Fly back home 
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