Ama Dablam base camp trekking trail shares the same trail
The term “Ama Dablam” means ‘mother’s necklace’. The hanging glacier resembles a ‘Dablam’ which is a piece of traditional necklace worn by Sherpa women around their neck. This trekking route passes through the lovely forest to the world renowned and sacred monastery of Tyangboche.
This fascinating trip to the base camp of the world's most beautiful mountain Ama Dablam offers magnificent views of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtega and the breathtaking view of Ama Dablam as well as the beautiful landscape of the Ama Dablam Base camp itself. It is also an opportunity to get acquainted with the Sherpa’s way of life, their culture, tradition, and religion.
After your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Satellite Treks And Expedition assists to warm welcome and receive and take you to the hotel. Take rest. We will organize a pre-trip gathering at your hotel and present your trekking guide. You can have a consultation with a guide regarding your ongoing trekking. In the evening upon our reception, satellite Treks And Expedition will organize a welcome dinner at an excellent traditional Nepalese cultural program as well as the final meal and then Overnight at the hotel as per your booking.
You will be taken for a sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley to explore the vibrant city after breakfast at your hotel. Drive to famous Buddhist Stupa Swayambunath, also known as Monkey temple, on the hill of Kathmandu Valley where you can see a stunning view of mountains and Kathmandu valley. This temple attracts Buddhists and tourists from around the world. Swayambhunath Stupa is the most ancient and enigmatic of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu valley. Its lofty white dome and glittering golden spire are visible from far and wide. Next is Pashupatinath, the temple of Lord Shiva. This is probably the most famous temple for Hindu in Indian Sub-continent. There is crematorium beside the temple where dead bodies are burnt to ashes. After exploring Pashupatinath you will visit fascinating sights of Patan Durbar Square, one of the most glorious examples of traditional Nepalese architecture, full of centuries-old temples and palaces.
You begin your trek from Lukla following a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi River. Nupla (5885m) which can be seen in the distance on the opposite bank is a peak atop the Kongde Ridge. You descend a mountainside path that merges into your route to Everest, with views to a valley to your right; and at its far end, Kusum Kang (6367m.) Stay overnight at lodge/camp.
After having breakfast at the same teahouse/lodge your trek begins from Phakding toward Namche Bazaar (3500m) which takes about 6-7 hours through colorful Khumbu villages where you get teahouse or lodge accommodation in full board basis.
It is an ideal place to spend a rest day for acclimatization to the high altitude before heading off towards Tyangboche. For acclimatization, you walk up to Khumjung where you can visit a monastery. You can also enjoy the splendid views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawoche, and Kwangde and so on. Or you can take an hour's walk up to Syangboche (3800m.) where Everest View Hotel is situated above Namche for an outstanding view of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kusum Kangaru. Stay overnight at lodge/camp.
As you climb through the forested zone, the incline eases and a splendid view appears. You continue climbing the mountainside diagonally until you come to the stone gate built by lamas which make your entry into Tyangboche (3800m). Stay overnight at lodge/camp.
As you trek along, you see the deer, birds and other wildlife animals, enjoy and appreciate the beautiful rhododendron, the river, and the views of Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and other mountains. Stay overnight at lodge/camp.
You choose a backcountry route away from the tourist trail, traveling through tiny yak herder settlements and over countless moraines as you circle around the base of Ama Dablam. The base camp sits in a beautiful grassy area at 14,500 feet. Stay overnight at lodge/camp.
The walk from Tyangboche is mostly downhill on the main busy trail with a few steep climbs for an hour from the bridge at Phungitenga, near to Shanasha. The walk to Namche is very scenic on a long winding path. En route you will visit traditional villages of Khumjung and Khunde. From Khumjung village, another 30 minutes walk brings you to the village of Khunde, where you can visit the Khunde Hospital funded by Sir Edmund Hillary Trust. After Khunde, a scenic and pleasant walk bring you to Namche for an overnight stay. Stay overnight at lodge/camp.
The last day of your trek leads from Namche Bazaar via Monjo to Lukla. The trek is pleasant, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote- Koshi River crossing it three times. The last uphill climb of 45 minutes will bring you to Lukla for your overnight stay. Stay overnight at lodge/camp.
You take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu. Stay overnight at hotel accommodation in Kathmandu.
This day is the last day for yours in Nepal as per your schedule. After breakfast and check out from the hotel we will take you to the airport. If you want more exploring here, we will be ready to help and manage your best. Thank you for choosing Satellite Treks And Expedition to travel with and we look forward to seeing you again in Nepal.
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