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Ama Dablam (6,812m/22,349ft) is a steep-faced pyramidal mountain located in the northeastern Himalayan range of the Khumbu region, Nepal. Previously referred to as an impossible peak to climb, the peak was first ascended by a US expedition team in 1961 from the south western ridge. Now, it is considered the third most popular Himalayan peak for permitted expeditions.

The 30 days Ama Dablam expedition itinerary is an outrageous experience and world-class alpine routes in the truly spectacular Himalayas of Nepal. Ama Dablam's summit offers rewarding views of panoramic peaks, including Everest, Makalu, and Lhotse.

Considered as one of the most aesthetic climbing trails in Nepal's Himalayas, it is on the to-do list of many alpinists. However, due to the technically challenging grade of the trip, a good mountaineering skills and some high-altitude experience are required, along with a climbing permit and a liaison officer's company along the trip.

The trip commences with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, then passes through the Sherpa villages in Dudh Koshi Valley. The climbing begins after reaching Camp 1 from Base Camp, then to Camp 2 and Camp 2.7 before finally progressing to the Ama Dablam Summit after a lot of back and forth for acclimatization. Finally, the trip ends with a flight back from Lukla to Kathmandu.

Trip Highlights

  • Challenge yourself with a technical climb in the icy and tricky landscape from Base Camp to Camp 1, Camp 2.7, and finally Summit of Ama Dablam peak
  • Tantalizing views of some of the highest mountains of the world like Lhotse (8,498 m/27,883 ft), Everest (8,848m/29,035ft), and Makalu (8,485m/27,838ft) from Ama Dablam Summit (6,812m/22,349ft)
  • Witness the architecture, history, and religion intertwined in the UNESCO World Heritage site enlisted Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, and/or Boudhanath in Kathmandu city
  • Scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla’s Tenzing Hillary Airport 
  • Visit the biggest monasteries of Tengboche and the oldest monastery of Pangboche in the Khumbu region 
  • Mesmerizing views of the lesser-known peaks of Kantega, Thamserku, and Tawoche from Ama Dablam Base Camp 
  • Traverse through the ethnic Sherpa settlement in the Dudh Koshi River valley to witness their unique lifestyle, cultures, and traditions

Brief Itinerary

Day Highlights
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal (1,400m/4,600ft)
Day 2 Explore UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu and Preparation
Day 3 Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,840m/9,316ft, 35 minutes) then trek to Monjo (2,835m/9,300ft) - 4 to 5 hours
Day 4 Trek from Monjo to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,284ft) - 3 to 4 hours
Day 5 Trek Namche Bazaar to Khumjung (3,790m/12,400ft) - 1 to 2 hour
Day 6 Trek Khumjung to Phortse (3,800m/12,450ft) - 3 to 4 hours
Day 7 Trek Phortse to Dingboche (4,410m/14,465ft) - 6 to 7 hours
Day 8 Trek from Dingboche to Chukkung, then Climb of Chukkung Ri (5,364m/17,600ft) and back to Dingboche - 6 to 8 hours
Day 9 Trek from Dingboche to Ama Dablam Base Camp (4,570m/15,000ft) - 4 to 5 hours
Day 10 Acclimatization Climb to Yak Camp (5,182m/17,000ft) and return to Base Camp - 4 to 6 hours
Day 11 Rest day in Base Camp and pre-climbing training
Day 12 Rest day in Base Camp and pre-climbing training
Day 13 Climb to Yak Camp (5,182m/17,000ft) for the night - 3 to 4 hours
Day 14 Climb from Yak Camp to Camp 1 (5,639m/18,500ft) - 2 to 4 hours
Day 15 Acclimatization day and Climb to Camp 2 (5,944m/19,500ft) and return to Camp 1 (5,639m/18,500ft) - 4 to 6 hours
Day 16 Descend from Camp 1 to Base Camp (4,570m/15,000ft) - 2 hours
Day 17 Rest Day in Ama Dablam Base Camp
Day 18 Rest Day in Ama Dablam Base Camp
Day 19 Climb from the Base Camp (4,570m/15,000 ft/) to Camp 1 (5,639 m/18,500 ft/) - 4-6 hours
Day 20 Rest Day in Camp 1 (Optional)
Day 21 Climb to Camp 1 to Camp 2, then to Camp 2.7 (6,350m/20,800ft) - 5 to 7 hours
Day 22 Climb from Camp 2.7 to Ama Dablam Peak Summit (6,812m/22,349ft), then return to Camp 2.7 - 7-9 hours
Day 23 Descend from Camp 2.7 to Base Camp (4,570m/15,000ft) - 5 to 7 hours
Day 24 Rest Day in Base Camp
Day 25 Extra Day for contingency
Day 26 Trek from Base Camp to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,284 ft) - 6 to 7 hours
Day 27 Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,840m/9,316ft) - 5 to 6 hours
Day 28 Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu (35 minutes)
Day 29 Contingency day for flights from Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 30 Final Departure from Kathmandu


Trip Overview

Banke National Park

Climbing Ama Dablam Peak is a challenging expedition in the wild and remote northern Himalayas of the Khumbu region in Nepal. The 30 days trip traverses through the Sherpa settlements of Dudh Koshi Valley than the isolated Chukkung Valley. After many small and steady steps in the icy camps of the steep facing peak, the summit is conquered to offer mesmerizing views of the Everest range and neighboring mountains. Due to Ama Dablam Climbing difficulty, the peak is well suited for mountaineers with past climbing experiences.

The itinerary commences with a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla’s Tenzing Hillary airport; then trek begins to the gateway of Sagarmatha National Park, Monjo. Passing alongside the Dudh Koshi river, the trek leads to the Khumbu region's tourist hub, Namche Bazaar. In a short while, reaching Khumjung village offering the first view of Ama Dablam peak.

Trek continues to the small farming village of Phortse after crossing Mong La pass. From there on, you will head to Dingboche after passing by Tengboche and Pangboche. You can visit the popular monasteries in the villages. From there, ascend to Chukkung Ri ridge in the Chukkung Valley. The next day’s trek takes you to Ama Dablam Base Camp, then an acclimatization day where you climb up to Yak Camp and back again. For the next two days, you will rest at Base Camp and engage in pre-climbing training.

Continue with a climb to Yak Camp then to Camp 1. Acclimatize at Camp 1 with a climb up to Camp 2 and back. Descending from Camp 1 to Base Camp familiarizes your body with the altitude change and temperature. Take a rest at Base Camp, then begin your climb again to Camp 1. From there, continue your climb to Camp 2, then to Camp 2.7 along the icy terrain and tough pitches.  

The big day of conquering the peak comes as you walk the final steps on the next day to the summit of Ama Dablam. Enjoy views of the tallest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest, along with other high peaks like Makalu and Lhotse. After enjoying the moment at the top of the peak, head back to Camp 2.7 then to Base Camp. Then, tracing your steps back, trek to Namche Bazaar, then to Lukla for the flight back to Kathmandu, and then international departure.

Route Map

Ama Dablam Expedition Route Map Ama Dablam Expedition Map

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal (1,400m/4,600ft)

Welcome to the land of Himalayas, Nepal! Upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, complete all the customs formalities. From there head to the terminal where you will be greeted by our representative from Third Rock Adventures and transferred to your hotel. 

After having some refreshment, you can either opt to head out or relax at the hotel. You can visit our office or can take a stroll in Thamel streets; the tourist hub, to enjoy the evening market. Enjoy a lovely welcome dinner with our team.

Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Explore UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu and Preparation

Swayambhunath stupa Swayambhunath stupa

Kathmandu city is a hub for the architecturally beautiful monuments enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage sites for its religious and historical significance. 

Take a drive to Kathmandu Durbar Square where you get to witness the courtyards, ancient temples, and former Royal Palace of the past Shah dynasty. Then, you will be driven to the holiest Hindu Temple in the world, called Pashupatinath Temple. 

From there on, you can visit the Swayambhunath Stupa/ Monkey Temple located on the western hill of the city. It is a spherical Buddhist Pilgrimage site. If you wish and the time permits, then visit the Boudhanath Stupa in the northeast of the city that is one of the biggest Stupas in the world. 

Additionally, with the assistance of your guide, you will also complete the necessary paperwork and receive the permit. We will have our first pre-trip discussions. You can clear any doubts you might have about the trip. Before heading to bed, check all your packing list so that you do not miss out on anything. 

Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu. 

Day 3: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,840m/9,316ft, 35 minutes) then trek to Monjo (2,835m/9,300ft) - 4 to 5 hours

After having breakfast, drive to the domestic terminal of Tribhuvan International Airport then begin for a scenic flight to Lukla. Along with the 35 minutes flight, you will be offered views of progressing mountains, rivers, rolling hills, and tiny settlements. The landing at Lukla’s Tenzing Hillary airport is one of the most exciting as the runway sits on a cliff. 

Upon landing, you will begin your trek to the gateway of Sagarmatha National Park; Monjo. You will walk for about 2 hours to Ghat having a few settlements. You come across many prayer wheels and stupa then cross suspension bridges. Walking alongside yaks and porters reach the town of Monjo where your permits will be checked. There you will stay at one of the tea houses and enjoy the local delicacy and taste the locally brewed hot butter tea. 

Overnight stay at a tea house in Monjo. 

Day 4: Trek from Monjo to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,284ft) - 3 to 4 hours

Namche Bazaar Namche Bazaar - Namche is a tourist hub in the Khumbu region

Begin your trek from Monjo to Namche Bazaar, after having breakfast. Walking along the banks of the gushing Dudh Koshi river, you will be crossing many suspension bridges on the way. Cross the settlements at Jorsale then take a steep climb to a hilltop called Tope Danda. From there, views of the closely built settlements can be spotted along with the first views of Mt. Everest. Head to Namche and have some lunch at a tea house.

Namche is a tourist hub in the Khumbu region because many Everest Trekking trails pass through here. There are all the necessities found in the area from ATMs to internet cafes, shops, and even bakeries and cafes. After lunch, stroll in the colorful streets of Namche. Visit the local monastery and the Sherpa Museum of Culture and Himalayan Climbing for the history of the great mountain expeditions in Nepal.

Overnight stay at a tea house in Namche.

Day 5: Trek Namche Bazaar to Khumjung (3,790m/12,400ft) - 1 to 2 hour

There will be a sudden change in the altitude from hereon, hence it is best to take an acclimatization day to get well-rested. Today’s trek is only 1 hour far and is best for acclimatizing the body to adjust to the change.

You will find a nearby school called Khumjung School built by Sir Edmund Hillary’s Himalayan Trust. There is also a medical post nearby Khunde. Also, after unpacking at a tea house head to the nearby monastery. The most fascinating thing about the monastery other than its architecture is the purported Yeti scalp put into the display. From this day on, we get the glimpse of Ama Dablam peak. 

Overnight stay at a tea house in Khumjung. 

Day 6: Trek Khumjung to Phortse (3,800m/12,450ft) - 3 to 4 hours

Early in the morning after having breakfast, we will head towards Phortse. We begin trailing through the long stone staircases. The vertical rock cliffs end at the Mong La pass. From the high pass, you can observe views of Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kantegri. From there take a downwards turn until reaching the river banks then take a climb to Phortse. 

Phortse is a small farming village home to many of the trekking Sherpas. The village is perched beside the river valley. Upon reaching the village you can unpack at a tea house then head for a stroll around. You can interact with the locals and enjoy the local drinks and meals. 

Overnight stay at a tea house in Phortse. 

Day 7: Trek Phortse to Dingboche (4,410m/14,465ft) - 6 to 7 hours


It is a long day’s trek to Dingboche. The first half of the trail leads to upper Pangboche. On the way, you can see the Tengboche Monastery on the other side of the valley. It is one of the largest monasteries in the region. In Upper Pangboche, you can visit the oldest Pangboche monastery in the region filled with ancient paintings and statues of relics. You will be fascinated by a Yeti Skull displayed there. Snow becomes thicker as you begin to Dingboche. Scrambling up the hill on the lower track, ascend alongside huge boulders and a glacial river. The trail winds up to Dingboche which is a small seasonal town at the base of the southern face of Lhotse. Ama Dablam’s north ridge can be seen vividly from the area. 

Overnight stay at a tea house in Dingboche. 

Day 8: Trek from Dingboche to Chukkung, then Climb of Chukkung Ri (5,364m/17,600ft) and back to Dingboche - 6 to 8 hours

From Dingboche the trek today leads to the village of Chukkung on the southern slope of Lhotse. It offers a proper acclimatization climb for your body to get used to the change in altitude. The first leg of the trek takes you to the Chhukung village. From there the climb begins to Chukkung Ri. 

Chukkung Ri is a rocky peak in the village from where mesmerizing views of mountains in the Khumbu region can be seen including Ama Dablam’s northern face. After enjoying the views, you will head back to Dingboche in the afternoon. You can relax under the sun in Dingboche because the flight on the next day is very tiring. 

Overnight stay at a tea house in Dingboche. 

Day 9: Trek from Dingboche to Ama Dablam Base Camp (4,570m/15,000ft) - 4 to 5 hours

Ama Dablam Base Camp Ama Dablam Base Camp

Early in the morning, you will head on an exciting trek to the Base camp of the much-awaited Ama Dablam peak. Crossing Imja Khola river, you will begin with an ascend and take the isolated route. From there on, take a gradual ascent to Lhabarma. You will reach the base camp of Ama Dablam after a quick walk. 

It is an open yak pasture beneath the west face. Views of Kantega, Thamserku, and Tawoche peaks are visible. The icy slopes of the Ama Dablam summit look challenging from this end. Upon reaching the base camp, unpack at your camp than enjoy some warm soup. 

Overnight stay at camp in Ama Dablam Base Camp. 

Day 10: Acclimatization Climb to Yak Camp (5,182m/17,000ft) and return to Base Camp - 4 to 6 hours

You will begin with a climb to the Yak Camp on this day for acclimatization. As you need your body to familiarize yourself with the rising altitude, there is a need for a short climb on this day. The first leg will head along a moraine ridge with amazing Himalayan views. 

Then, you join the southwest ridge. The guides will leave some of the heavy equipment needed here. From there, head back to the base camp to enjoy a warm meal after the climb. 

Overnight stay in a tented camp in Base Camp. 

Day 11: Rest day in Base Camp and pre-climbing training

Rest day in Base Camp and pre-climbing training

Overnight stay in a tented camp in Base Camp. 

Day 12: Rest day in Base Camp and pre-climbing training

Rest day in Base Camp Rest day in Base Camp - Colorful Tents

These two days (Day 11 and Day 12 has been set aside to make preparations for the climb on the upcoming days and also for rest. After having breakfast, your guide will provide pre-climbing training. The guide is well experienced in mountain climbing so following the instructions and tips properly will be beneficial during the days to come.

The guide will demonstrate the use of climbing equipment and tools such as Harness, Ascender, Crampons, Karabiner, Ice Axe, and other essentials. Also, you will hone your skills of rappelling and belaying. Although you might have previous knowledge of these techniques, you can ask questions to the guide in case of any doubts. After the training, you can head back to the camp and make the necessary arrangements for the next day.

Overnight stay in a tented camp in Base Camp. 

Day 13: Climb to Yak Camp (5,182m/17,000ft) for the night - 3 to 4 hours

Today we will not just be climbing to the Yak camp but will also set up the camp for the night, unlike past acclimatization climb. The route is similar to the one that was walked earlier so it will be easier to traverse through the snowy path.

Overnight stay at a tented camp in Yak Camp. 

Day 14: Climb from Yak Camp to Camp 1 (5,639m/18,500ft) - 2 to 4 hours

Early in the morning after packing up your gears from the Yak Camp, we will climb straight ahead to the Southwestern Ridge. From the plateau, the tricky turn lands to a sharp cutting edge. From there the climb is rather easier as you walk on a sandy trail. You will climb up and over huge granite boulders as the trail progresses further. 

Take a steep rock slab on the final part of the climb for today. Looking back, the trail seems treacherous. On the rock platform, you will find the camp for the day. Strong winds blow in this region so get inside your camp and warm yourself up. 

Overnight stay at a tented camp in Camp 1. 

Day 15: Acclimatization day and Climb to Camp 2 (5,944m/19,500ft) and return to Camp 1 (5,639m/18,500ft) - 4 to 6 hours

As the altitude sees a drastic change, your body cannot easily adjust to the drop in oxygen level. Hence, to avoid altitude sickness, you must acclimatize on this day. Late after breakfast, you will leave your belongings in Camp 1 and head on to Camp 2. This is the first technical climb in the entire trip; hence it can get relatively difficult. 

The ropes have been fixed by the guides so clip on to the ropes and begin your climb. Taking small and steady steps with fourth and fifth class moves, you will head to the Yellow Tower, the focal pitch of the climb. Enjoy the views of the surrounding mountain range then head back to Camp 1 for the night. 

Overnight stay at a tented camp in Camp 1. 

Day 16: Descend from Camp 1 to Base Camp (4,570m/15,000ft) - 2 hours

You have to get ready for a lot of back and forth from this point onwards for the rest of the trip until reaching the summit. This is done to acclimatize your body against the sudden rise in altitude. After having breakfast, take a few of your lighter belongings and head back to the Base Camp retracing your steps back. You will slowly descend through technical rocky slabs to the Yak Camp. From thereon, head on to the Base Camp. 

Overnight stay at a tented camp in Ama Dablam Base Camp. 

Day 17: Rest Day in Ama Dablam Base Camp

Overnight stay at a tented camp in Ama Dablam Base Camp. 

Day 18: Rest Day in Ama Dablam Base Camp

ama dablam base camp Colorful Tent in Ama Dablam Base Camp

As the days of the trek is longer and more tiresome, it is vital to take some rest. Hence, the day has been separated for resting before the much-awaited climb. Don’t stress yourself too much by taking hikes. Instead, you can enjoy some warm food, play cards with the crew, keep yourself hydrated, read a book, and soak up the warm sun. 

Also, the guide will keep you informed on the best day for the climb as per the weather forecast. 

Overnight stay at a tented camp in Ama Dablam Base Camp. 

Day 19: Climb from the Base Camp (4,570m/15,000 ft/) to Camp 1 (5,639 m/18,500 ft/) - 4-6 hours

We will begin our summit push on this day by moving to Camp 1. As you have already been accustomed to the trail, it will be relatively easier. You will begin with a climb up to the Yak Camp. From there the trail gets technical as you pass through rocky terrain then to Camp 1. 

Overnight stay at a tented camp in Camp 1. 

Day 20: Rest Day in Camp 1 (Optional)

If you are tired after the climb, or if the weather gets unpleasant and unpredictable, then you can opt for an extra day of rest at Camp 1. Understand that this is entirely optional and could be decided then and there in consultation with your climbing guide. 

Overnight stay at a tented camp in Camp 1. 

Day 21: Climb to Camp 1 to Camp 2, then to Camp 2.7 (6,350m/20,800ft) - 5 to 7 hours

Ama Dablam Climb - Camp 2 Ama Dablam Climb - Camp 2

We will be getting more closer to the Ama Dablam peak summit on this day as we head to Camp 2.7. The climb from Camp 1 to Camp 2 is familiar as we have walked in the past day. However, from camp 2 to Camp 2.7 is new terrain. The climb gets even more difficult with icy landscape and tough pitches. 

Pass through the challenging and steep Grey Tower on the way. In the final leg of the climb, you will cross the mushroom ridge. It is a section of icy sculptures sitting onto a cutting knife-edge rocky ridge. The view is treacherous and something you will never forget! Camp 2.7 is built on the mushroom Ridge to avoid any icefall dangers from Ama Dablam. In the past few years, Camp 3 suffered a lot of icefalls which was fatal. However, Camp 2.7 as an alternative has been a better place to stay for the night. Enjoy the amazing closeup views of the surrounding mountains then head to your camp. 

Overnight stay at tented camp In Camp 2.7

Day 22: Climb from Camp 2.7 to Ama Dablam Peak Summit (6,812m/22,349ft), then return to Camp 2.7 - 7-9 hours

Ama Dablam Peak Summit Ama Dablam Peak Summit

The long-awaited trip has finally come to a climax as you will be heading to the summit of Ama Dablam peak on this day. As the weather in the mountain region changes drastically during the daytime, you will begin your climb immediately after dawn.  

The technical climb from Camp 2.7 to the summit is regarded to be generally easier than the other days. However, the challenge is reaching a new higher altitude in the coldest of temperatures. Hence, you are required to take small and steady steps while holding the ropes. The steep icy terrain has thick snow but all of the challenges seem minimal in comparison to the views seem from the op. Congratulations! You have successfully ascended the Ama Dablam Peak Summit. 

Ama Dablam is translated to ‘Mother’s Necklace’ which was named by the Sherpas. The Sherpa women wear the Dablam – a traditional double pendant consisting of pictures of gods. Moreover, from the top, you can witness that the peaks long ridges on each side look like the arms of a mother protecting her child. Aptly named so, the Ama Dablam is one of the most impressive peaks in the Himalayas of Nepal. 

Apart from the pride of successfully climbing the peak, views of mountains like Lhotse (8,498 m/27,883 ft), Everest (8,848m/29,035 ft), and Makalu (8,485 m/27,838 ft) are visible. After the amazing climb, head back to Camp 2.7

Overnight stay at a tented camp in Camp 2.7. 

Day 23: Descend from Camp 2.7 to Base Camp (4,570m/15,000ft) - 5 to 7 hours

Ama Dablam Climb - Camp 2.7 Ama Dablam Climb - Camp 2.7

Early in the morning, you will take a long descend to the Base Camp of Ama Dablam. Since the route has been walked over already in the trip, today’s second will be easier. Walking through the slopes, you will head back to Camp 1. From there on, you will head on to Yak Camp and finally towards Base Camp. 

Overnight stay at a tented camp in Ama Dablam Base Camp. 

Day 24: Rest Day in Base Camp

After the tiring continuous climb for three days, this day has been set aside for taking some rest so that you do not burn out with fatigue. You can take an easy day and enjoy yourself with your team in the evening. Make sure to take ample photos and videos for memory. 

Overnight stay at a tented camp in Ama Dablam Base Camp. 

Day 25: Extra Day for contingency

This day has been set aside for any contingencies that might occur during the days of the trek. There might be cases of mild altitude sickness or bad weather where the climbing team might suggest taking an extra day at the base camp or any other camps during the ascend or descend. 

Overnight stay at a tented camp in Ama Dablam Base Camp. 

Day 26: Trek from Base Camp to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,284 ft) - 6 to 7 hours

Leaving the snowy terrain behind, you will gradually move towards Namche Bazaar. Views of Ama Dablam and neighboring mountain ranges will become more distant as you head further away. Continuing down the rhododendron clad forest of Sagarmatha National Park, you will reach Tengboche village. Click pictures of the Himalayan wilderness and the ancient settlements as you head back. If you have missed out on the important monasteries in the initial days of the trek, then you can choose to visit them on this day, after a big drop down to the Dudh Koshi River, you will walk on a suspension bridge then climb to Sanasa. Along the hillside, over small ridges, you will finally drop to Namche Bazaar. 

Enjoy hot shower facilities here in Namche after the long climbing days. You can also rejoice with locally brewed drinks, meals, and even a sweet dessert at the bakery. 

Overnight stay at a tea house in Namche. 

Day 27: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,840m/9,316ft) - 5 to 6 hours

Bidding farewell to the wonderful tourist hub of Namche, you will head towards Lukla. You will pass by many suspension bridges, clean and swiftly flowing rivers, small villages, and important monasteries. After reaching Phakding, have lunch then take a climb to ascend to Lukla airstrip. 

In the tea house, you can enjoy some folk songs, dances, and stories with your climbing team and other friends that you might have met along the trip. 

Overnight stay at a tea house in Lukla. 

Day 28: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu (35 minutes)

Lukla to Kathmandu Flight Lukla to Kathmandu Flight

The flight to Kathmandu from the Tenzing Hillary Airport is fascinating and adventurous. You will enjoy a bird’s eye view of the mountains, rolling hills, and tributaries. The scenic flight is short-lived but memorable. 

Upon reaching the airport, you will be transferred to your hotel in Thamel. After refreshment, you can opt to enjoy your evening in the markets of Thamel to buy some souvenirs to take back home. At night, you will enjoy the farewell dinner with our Third Rock Adventures team. 

Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu. 

Day 29: Contingency day for flights from Lukla to Kathmandu

As the weather in the Himalayan region changes dramatically, there may be chances of delay or cancellation of the flight. Hence, this day has been set aside for any such contingencies that might occur. It can be utilized during the trip or in Kathmandu as an extra day when you return. 

Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu. 

Day 30: Final Departure from Kathmandu

This day marks the end of your Ama Dablam Climbing trip as you bid farewell to our team for a homeward departure. You will be driven to the Tribhuvan International airport after having breakfast. On your way back, you will reminisce the amazing trek to the Khumbu region and most particularly, the climb to Ama Dablam peak summit. For more such memorable journeys in the Himalayas of Nepal, remember and contact us. 




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