Adventure tour to the summit of Ama Dablam
Get the best experience of trekking in Nepal, where you were surrounded by the alluring beauty of the mountains and most of the trekking trail offers the scenic view that you really enjoy your vacation. Adventure tour to the summit of Ama Dablam will be most popular climbing and most impressive one. Nothing can compare the beauty and uniqueness of Ama Dablam and the mountains not just popular for its height but for its unique aesthetic it holds.
Where is Ama Dablam located?
Ama Dablam is one of the impressive mountains in the world and popularly known as “Matterhorn of the Himalayas” located towards the eastern Himalayan range in Nepal. Ama Dablam, Known for its unique Pyramid structure and a favorite for mountaineers and photographer. Mt. Ama Dablam is nestled in the Khumbu region of Nepal, South of Mt Everest and the peak about 6,812 meters in elevation from the main sea level. It is the third most popular peak for Himalayan Climbing and during peak season thousands of climbers flock to challenge the summit of Ama Dablam.
Ama Dablam means “Mother Necklace” where the long ridges on both sides used to be the arms of a mother protecting her child and the hanging glaciers as the Dablam, means the traditional double-pendant containing pictures of the gods worn by the Sherpa.
Usually, most of the trekkers and excursions followed the southwest ridge route which is no doubt, the most popular route to ascend the mountains. It was first climbed by the American and New Zealand team in 1961. So, from then these routes became the most popular choice for the expeditions. Heading up you should be careful so that you will not hurt yourself though it is the most popular routes.
From where you starts your journey
The expedition usually begins from Kathmandu, Capital city of Nepal. First your arrival at Kathmandu airport and transfer to the hotel by the travel guide which you have booked for the vacation. Stay at the hotel
Next day, you will be taken for the sightseeing of Kathmandu city where you can visit the Pashupatinath Temple, the most popular Hindu religion, dotted on the bank of the Bagmati River, Durbar Square temple dating back to the 12the century, Boudhanath the world heritage site and acclimatization for trekking and overnight at Kathmandu hotel.
Kathmandu to Lukla (2.835m) and trek to Phakding(2.635m)
Next day flight to Lukla from where the journey actually begins. Now, the trek from Lukla to Phakding and the trekking trail leads along the Dudh Kosi River before ascending to ghat (2, 530,),. After 3 hours of walking you will reach the Phakding, a small village in Khumbu Valley of Nepal and the village is the main stopping point for trekkers. Overnight stay at Phakding lodge.
Phakding to Namche
A second-day trek to Namche Bazaar, the biggest town in Khumbu Valley and from Phakding to Namche Bazaar is about 5 to 6 hours to cross the 830 meters elevation. To reach the Namche Bazar you have to cross the suspension bridge and the Lajra dobhan is the beginning uphill to reach Namche Bazaar. In between the Lajra and Namche Bazar, the trekkers can watch the glance of Mt.Everest. After reaching the destination you can take rest and overnight at Namche Bazaar.
Trek to Tengboche(6 hours)
This trekking trail follows outline from Namche and then descend to the Dudh Kosi River before climbing to Tengboche Monastery (3,870m). Tengboche offers the stunning view of Mt.Everest and Ama Dablam where you are heading to.
Trek to Dingboche
Walking down from Tengboche crossing the rhohodendron forest to Deboche and crossing the lovely bridge and climbing gradually take you to the village of Lower Pangboche. You find yourself in the heart of the Khumbu village where you can witness the amazing view of Ama Dablam After hiking 5 to 6 hours you enter into the Dingboche village which lies at the start of the Imja Tse Valley. In this trekking trail you can interact with local Sherpa and can experience their amazing cultures. Then, again trek to the Pangboche village .
Trek to Ama Dablam Base camp
From Pangboche to Ama Dablam base camp tucked at an elevation of 4,570m above sea level. The trekking trail from Pangboche to Ama Dablam base camp offers scenic views and gives you utmost excitement and the thrill of trekking. Trekking in Ama Dablam base camp is one of the best feelings and relished options and the trail of this route is moderate intensity and hence even young children and women can also participate in trekking. After reaching Ama Dablam Base camp you feel like in Paradise and you will explore your dream into reality.
Stay at base camp for acclimatization for the climbing Ama Dablam Base Camp. After complete preparation for ascending you will walk towards Ama Dablam.
From Ama Dablam Base Camp 1 lies 5,800 m above sea level and you have to cross some large boulders to reach the 100m slab just below the camp 1. When the rock is frozen then the route will be slippery so that use of hand line is most. After reaching camp 1, finding a comfortable place for the tent is the serious matter.
Camp 1 to Camp 2 is little difficult than camp 1 and the use of rope became essential up to the summit. The routes flow by the fourth class horizontal ridges and around numerous pinnacles. So, after crossing the several rocks and ridges then finally reach camp 2.
From climbing camp 2 the route is mostly steep and mix with rock, ice, and snow. The route is followed by slope climbing to the snow ground and pass through the steep snow and ice tunnel to reach the camp 3 and at last climbing along the snow, ridges lead to the camp 3.
From the summit of the Ama Dablam offers a scenic view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Island peak, Makalu etc are visible and gives your eyes treat. To reach the summit one has to climb and walk on snow to the right of a huge glacier hanging.
Next day descends from the summit of the Ama Dablam and back to the base camp. Take some rest in the base camp and now back to Kathmandu following the previous route like deboche to Namche and Namche to Lukla and finally flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Rest in Kathmandu hotel or you can go for shopping in Kathmandu. Next morning says goodbye to Kathmandu city and flies back to your respective destination.
I hope while reading this guide you can get some help so that you can experience an adventure tour in the summit of Ama Dablam and get touched by the pristine beauty of the and the mesmerizing views on its trekking trails. So, what are you waiting for pack your bag and make your moment? If you have anything to ask then you can leave a comment so that we can get to you.
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