Ama Dablam Base Camp and EBC Trek - 14 Days

Ama Dablam Base Camp

Trip Overview

Ama Dablam Base Camp and EBC Trek is a perfect combination of two popular treks in the Everest Region of Nepal. The special feature of this trek is that you will trek to two prominent base camps in just 14 days. Our professional team meticulously designed the itinerary for you to enjoy the adventure in two weeks.

Explore Sherpa villages, Namche Bazaar and ancient monasteries in the Khumbu region of Nepal. Follow the trail that under the backdrop of some of the highest mountains in the world. Experience the warm hospitality of local people and learn more about their culture. Eat and rest at tea houses owned by local people. The distinct accommodation and service will be a one-of-a-kind experience for you.

Visit base camp of the highest mountain in the world and hike to Kala Patthar, the viewpoint that offers panoramic views of the Himalayas.

Ama Dablam Base Camp and EBC Trek Route

The marvelous journey to Ama Dablam Base Camp and Everest Base Camp starts with a flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. After landing at Lukla airport, pack your stuff and head towards Phakding with your Sherpa crew. The trail descends gradually until you reach Phakding. The next day, you will slowly ascend passing through rhododendron and pine forests.

The trail further continues to Khumjung, Phortse, and Pangboche. On the 6th day, you will hike from Pangboche to Ama Dablam Base Camp and enjoy exquisite scenery. The next day you will trek to Dingboche and spend two nights acclimatizing.

Hike to Nagarjun Hill at 5,100m to admire the spectacular scenery. Continue the trail to Lobuche and Gorak Shep before visiting Everest Base Camp. After completion of the EBC Trek, you will hike to Kala Patthar and retrace your steps back to Namche and Lukla. End the trek with a flight to Kathmandu.

Ama Dablam Base Camp and EBC Trek Difficulty

Ama Dablam Base Camp and EBC Trek is a moderate to difficult trek suitable for both novice and experienced trekkers. The trek demands average walking hours of 4-5 hours per day. On a challenging day, you must walk for 7-8 hours.

The highest elevation of the trek is 5,550m at Kala Patthar. If you are looking for an amazing trek in the Everest Region, we highly recommend this trek for you.

Ama Dablam Base Camp and EBC Trek Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1

Fly Kathmandu to Lukla (2,840m/9,318ft), Trek to Phakding (2,610m/8,563ft)
Duration: 35 minutes flight, 3-4 hours (8 km) trek

Day 2
Day 2

Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,286ft)
Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (10.5 km) trek

Day 3
Day 3

Trek to Khumjung (3,780m/12,399ft)
Walking Distance: 3-4 hours (5 km) trek

Day 4
Day 4

Trek to Phortse (3,810m/12,497ft)
Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (10 km) trek

Day 5
Day 5

Trek to Pangboche (3,930m/12,891ft)
Walking Distance: 3-4 hours (5 km) trek

Day 6
Day 6

Hike to Ama Dablam Base Camp (4,600m/15,088ft) Back to Pangboche
Walking Distance: 6-7 hours (9.5 km) trek

Day 7
Day 7

Trek to Dingboche (4,410m/14,469ft)
Walking Distance: 3-4 hours (5 km) trek

Day 8
Day 8

At Dingboche – Acclimatization Day (4,410m/14,469ft) – Hike to Nagarjun Hill (5,100m)
Walking Distance: 4-5 hours (4.5 km) trek

Day 9
Day 9

Trek to Lobuche (4,910m/16,109ft)
Walking Distance: 6-7 hours (8 km) trek

Day 10
Day 10

Trek to Gorak Shep (5,140m/16,864ft) – Visit Everest Base Camp (5,364m/17,598ft)
Walking Distance: 7-8 hours (12 km) trek

Day 11
Day 11

Hike to Kala Patthar (5,550m/18,209ft) – Trek to Pheriche (4,240m/13,911ft)
Walking Distance: 6-7 hours (12 km) trek

Day 12
Day 12

Trek to Namche (3,440m/11,286ft)
Walking Distance: 7-8 hours (19 km) trek

Day 13
Day 13

Trek to Lukla (2,840m/9,318ft)
Walking Distance: 6-7 hours (18.5 km) trek

Day 14
Day 14

Fly Lukla to Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft)
Duration: 35 minutes flight

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Ama Dablam Base Camp and EBC Trek

Trip Facts

  • Trekking & Hiking
  • Moderate to Difficult
  • 5,550m/18,209ft
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 1-12

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