Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek - 8 Days

Ama Dablam Base Camp

Trip Overview

Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek takes you to the foot and base camp of Ama Dablam in just 8 days. Trekking to Ama Dablam Base Camp features a marvelous adventure in the picturesque Everest Region of Nepal.

Walk through verdant rhododendron forests, cross high suspension bridges and explore Sherpa villages. Immerse yourself in the local lifestyle and Sherpa culture.

Ama Dablam Trek affords spectacular views of some of the highest mountains in the world. Follow the trail to Namche Bazaar and spend time acclimatizing.

En-route to Ama Dablam Base Camp, share the trail with legions of trekkers who are on their quest to explore the beautiful Ama Dablam and its base camp.

Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek Route

Ama Dablam Trek begins with a scenic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. The first day of the trek is easy.

You head to Phakding where you stay overnight. Follow the path to Namche Bazaar, the beautiful Sherpa town in the Everest region.

You will spend another day here, acclimatizing. Acclimatization day helps you to adjust to higher altitudes and offers an opportunity to explore the place.

You may embark on a short hike and savor views of the mountains. Continue the trail to Pangboche, and on the 5th day, you will hike to Ama Dablam Base Camp.

Celebrate your success and get some fantastic photos at Ama Dablam Base Camp. You will then get back to Pangboche. Head back to Namche and continue to Lukla.

On the last day, you will fly back to Kathmandu.

Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek Difficulty

Explore the base camp of Ama Dablam with Nepal Trek Routes. This trek is graded easy to moderate and is suitable for everyone.

The highest elevation of the trek is 4,600m at Ama Dablam Base Camp. Minimum you walk for 3-4 hours. On a challenging day, you will have to walk for 7-8 hours.

Ama Dablam Base Camp 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 Bazar (3,440m/11,286ft)
Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (10.5 km) trek

Day 3
Day 3

At Namche Bazaar: Acclimatization Day (3,440m/11,286ft)

Day 4
Day 4

Trek to Pangboche (3,930m/12,891ft)
Walking Distance: 7-8 hours (14 km) trek

Day 5
Day 5

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

Day 6
Day 6

Trek to Namche (3,440m/11,286ft)
Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (14 km) trek

Day 7
Day 7

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

Day 8
Day 8

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

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Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek

Trip Facts

  • Trekking & Hiking
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 4,600m/15,088ft
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 1-12

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