Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek is a walk through the Sherpa villages of Khunde and Khumjung, where we can see the largesse projects of the late Sir Edmund Hillary through the Himalayan Trust for the welfare of the Khumbu Sherpa communities.

And we also have the chance to engage with local people, which provides us some sort of vision into their lifestyles and culture.

Starting From USD 1500
  • Best Price Guranteed
  • Hassle Free Booking
  • Expert Knowledge
  • Socially Responsible
  • Fully Protected
  • Top Knotch Service

Group Size

2-16 pax

Trip Duration

11 days

Max. Altitude

4,600 m



Best Season

Mar, Apr, May, Oct, Nov, Dec


Private Ground Transfer


BB in Kathmandu | All meals on the trail


4* Hotel in Kathmandu | Local Lodge on the Trek

Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek Highlights

  • Stay in luxurious hotel and lodges throughout the trek
  • Peaceful and awe-inspiring mountain with Sherpa cultural  
  • Trek on the main trail of Everest region 
  • Simply explore the beautiful Ama Dablam base camp

Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek is one of the world's most beautiful short trekking experiences in the entire Himalayan region. Standing on the breathtaking mountain Ama Dablam certainly adds to the adventure's charm.

The mountain's stunning visibility is mesmerizing. The main attraction of Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek is Namche Bazaar, Sherpa region's colorful and lively heart, Everest Trail, Pangboche, a day-trip to Ama Dablam Base Camp, and luxury accommodation throughout the trek. Furthermore, you can view the towering snow-capped mountains, beautiful panoramas, the highest human inhabitants of the mountain valley with the 100s years old Buddhist monasteries.

This amazing journey to Ama Dablam base camp trek to the world's most beautiful peak provides stunning perspectives of Mt. Everest and its unforgettable landscapes of the base camp.  While walking on the trail, you'll be honored with the magnificent view of the Everest ascending behind Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Kangtega, and Tawache making a scenic Himalayan view to Ama Dablam Base Camp.

Although the main highlight for many of the trekkers is Everest Base Camp and the base camp of the breathtaking peak of Ama Dablam is on the Everest Base Camp trekking trail. Nevertheless, the Ama Dablam Base Camp leaves a strong impression on many trekkers.

Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek Itinerary

  • Day 01

    Arrival at Kathmandu

    Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, our representative will pick you up at the airport and drive to the assigned hotel where you will meet the rest of the group. The hotel is located in a quiet quaint neighborhood but walking distance of Boudha where you can enjoy shopping, restaurants, and cafes.

    Please look for the I.A.M TREKKING board at the opposite railing of the terminal.

    Accommodation: 4-star Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Day 02

    Fly to Lukla & Trek to Phakding

    Early morning we will take a short 35 mins flight to Lukla. After breakfast, we leave Lukla behind and trek 3-4 hours walk to Phakding on the Everest Base Camp trekking route. 

    The rest of the day is leisure. 

    Accommodation: Local Lodge
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 03

    Trek to Namche

    After breakfast every morning, we trek slowly via the dense oak and pine forest along with the Dudh Koshi River. Then, after a 3 hours walk, we reached Monjo crossing many suspension bridges with a great view of Mt. Thamserku (5,874 m).

    We register our permit and move up steeply through the high suspension bridge to Namche Bazar (‎3,440 m), the Everest region's commercial center, that takes about 3 hours. 

    On the way, before arriving at Namche, we will be greeted with glimpses of Kusum Kangaru (6,367 m), Mt. Thamserku, Konde-Ri, and Tabuche Peak(6,367 m).

    The rest of the day is leisure.

    Accommodation: Local Lodge
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 04

    Hike to Everest View Hotel, visit Khumjung village and hike further to Salawa (Lausyasa)

    Hike to Everest View Hotel (3,962 m) after breakfast at Namche, which provides a panoramic view of various mountains such as Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), and others. Then, we walked to Khumjung Village after taking some photographs. From Syangboche airport at the highest elevation on earth, the route takes everyone in about 2 hours to the Khumjung Village-a traditional Sherpa village in the Khumjung Valley, the largest of all Khumbu villages at the foot of the holy Mt. Khumbu Yu Lha (5,761 m). 

    Upon reaching Khumjung Village, there's more to explore. You can stopover the Khumjung Monastery, where we can see a conserved skull that the locals claim to be that of a Yeti, the Hillary School founded by Sir Edmund Hillary itself, and the Khunde Hillary Hospital, the old hospital in this area supported and run by the Himalayan Trust, now sponsored by Sir Edmund Hillary Foundation. 

    After exploring Khumjung, we hike up to Salawa, where we stay overnight.

    Accommodation: Local Lodge
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 05

    Trek to Pangboche

    We take the path full of Rhododendron and a narrow downhill and uphill today. Then we reach the ancient monastery of Tengboche, where we view the footstep of Milarepa, a legendary Tibetan yogi, and poet of the Kagyupa sect. Going on, we pass Deboche, and we enter the village of Pangboche after a few hours' walks.
    Accommodation: Local Lodge
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 06

    Trek to Ama Dablam base camp & backtrack to Debouche

    We reached the river Imja Khol after a few minutes ' walks from Pangboche. After crossing the river, we take a steep climb up to Cholunche and marches towards the base camp of Ama Dablam.  The base camp is at the empty spot from where we can witness the surrounding snowcapped mountains.

    We had our packed lunch with spectacular views before heading back to Pangboche. Once we go back to Pangboche, we pack our stuff and retrace back to Deboche.

    Accommodation: Local Lodge
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 07

    Trek to Monjo

    Retrace our trek back to Monjo following the same trail back. On the way back we will have lunch at Namche and explore the Namche Monastery and enjoy the view of Mt. Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Taboche, Kang Talge, and others. Then trek downhill towards Monjo. 
    Accommodation: Local Lodge
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 08

    Trek to Lukla

    Leaving Monjo, we retrace our steps past several Sherpa villages along the Bhote Koshi River, till we arrive at Lukla.
    Accommodation: Local Lodge
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 09

    Fly back to Kathmandu

    Today after breakfast, we will take a short 50 mins flight back to Kathmandu with our guide. Once at Kathmandu airport, we will drive back to our hotel.

    The rest of the day is leisure.

    Accommodation: 4-star Hotel in Kathmandu
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 10

    Free shopping day in Kathmandu, farewell dinner

    We have a free day in Kathmandu to rest your sore muscles, indulge in shopping activities or just visit key places of interest in Kathmandu, Patan & Bhaktapur.

    The full-day is at leisure and in the evening farewell dinner with guide and staff.

    Accommodation: 4-star Hotel in Kathmandu
    Meals: B
  • Day 11


    Our office staff will drop you off at the airport 3hrs before your flight departure.
    Meals: B

Trek Services

Inlcudes & Excludes

    Package Includes:

    • Airport pick up and drop
    • 3-night hotel BB in Kathmandu
    • Lodges during the trek.
    • Flight ticket from Kathmandu to Lukla and vice versa
    • Trek guide, up to 4 packs one assistant guide, up to 10 then 2 assistant guide
    • One porter for two members to carry the double bags.
    • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
    • Entry fees

    Package Excludes:

    • International air ticket
    • High-risk medical Insurance
    • Lunch and Dinner during Kathmandu stay
    • Alcoholic beverages and telephone calls 
    • Tips for the trek guide, porter, and staff
    • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed 
    • Nepal visa fee
Equipment List for Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek

    Clothing List

    • Hiking shorts
    • Hiking trousers
    • Fleece Windstopper jacket
    • Light thermal tops
    • Non-cotton underwear briefs
    • Down vest
    • Waterproof, breathable fabric shell jacket
    • Polypropylene shirts (1 half sleeve and two long sleeves)
    • Waterproof shell pants with breathable fabric
    • Waterproof Gore-Tex jacket
    • Lightweight thermal bottoms
    • Fleece or wool trousers

    Footwear List

    • Lightweight inner socks
    • Hiking boots with spare laces
    • Heavy poly or wool socks
    • Cotton socks Gaiters
    • Trainers or running shoes

    Headwear List

    • Sunglasses with UV protection
    • A warm hat (wool or synthetic)
    • Prescription sunglasses
    • Bandana or headscarf
    • Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs

    Personal Medical Kits

    • Small, personal first-aid kit (simple and light)
    • Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
    • One skin-blister repair kit
    • Anti-diarrhea pills
    • Anti-headache pills
    • A cough or cold medicine
    • Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetazolamide
    • Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc. Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant
    • Water purification tablets
    • 1 set of earplugs


    • Toothbrush
    • Toothpaste
    • Toilet paper
    • Medium-sized towel
    • Anti-bacterial handwash
    • Multi-purpose soap
    • Deodorants
    • Nail clippers
    • Wet wipes

    Miscellaneous (if required)

    • Camera with extra Batteries
    • Headphone
    • Power Banks
    • Oximeters
    • Chargers
    • Maps
    • Adapter Plugs
    • Journal for Writing
    • Travel knife
    • Book / Kindle for reading
    • Smartphone
    • Snacks
    • Protein bars, Snickers, granola bars, dark chocolates
    • Lightweight pillowcase

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