Amadablam Base Camp Trek

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Amadablam Base Camp Trek

  • Trip Duration: 10 Days
  • Trip Grading: Easy
  • Max Altitude: 4600m
  • Best Time: Sep-Nov/Mar-May
  • Trip Mode: Tea House
  • Group Size: 2-10

Overview

A popular trek for all of the natural beauty lovers! Escape the swarmed land and make way to one of the most beautiful treks in the world. The Amadablam Base Camp Trek offers its guests an essence of the magnificence of the nation’s pure natural beauty. Bear in mind to pack a camera while in the Amadablam Base Camp Trek to catch the superb and stunning encounters you will have while heading out to the Everest Region. Rich with pleasant views, the Amadablam Base Camp Trek remains the best scenic trails of the nation. The Amadablam Base Camp Trek begins with your landing in the Kathmandu International Airport.

A disused about the trek at night will end the starting day. The second day will be ahead of schedule as we fly to the popular airport of Tenzing and Hilary at Lukla. The short flight is a picturesque one because it offers the first views of the Mahalangur Mountains. The pilot flying to the region is more than experienced. Simply center your cameras to the high snow-mountain. A scene of the Everest, Amadablam, Lhotse, and Nuptse is sitting straight for you en-route. You will walk once you get to the village of Lukla. Climb along the streams and through the pine and rhododendron forests to rise high up to the Namche Bazaar. The Bazaar is the major trade point of the Sherpa people.

From there, the trail takes you to Deboche and Periche before hiking up through Pangboche and arrive at the base of the Amadablam peak. Other than being a natural trek, this trek to the Khumbu Region touches your otherworldly self. Socially, the Sherpa people are impacted by Tibetan customs and traditions. Investigate the lifestyle of the Sherpa community. Additionally, look out for their historically important Monasteries and Gompas. Enjoy the Tengboche Monastery, one of the oldest monasteries of the country. The best season for the Amadablam Base Camp Trek is between Spring to May and September to November. Enjoy the most beautiful peak of Nepal, the Amadablam.


    Namaste! Welcome to Nepal. Let the architecture and ancient crafts amuse you. The Kathmandu Valley is also called the city of temples because of its collection of historically important temples. Start your meeting with a meeting. The meeting will brief you all about the trekking itinerary. Prove your paperwork and details in case of any issues. After the meeting, you can stroll around the city for its exploration.

    Kathmandu Durbar Square:

    Situated at the heart of the city, Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of the most popular places to visit. The old king’s palace, museum, Kal Bhairav biggest statue, the temple of living goddess Kumari are the major attractions to visit within Kathmandu Durbar Square. It is also one of the UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site and popular historical site with the traditional architecture. Kathmandu Durbar Square is a cluster of ancient temples, palaces, courtyards and streets that date back to the 12th and 18th centuries. The square is known to be the social, religious and urban focal point of the Capital City.

    Swayambhunath Stupa:

    Swayambhunath Stupa is an ancient religious and cultural complex perched atop a hill on the western edge of Kathmandu Valley. It is the ancient holy shrine consisting of Chaityas, temples, painted images of deities and religious places. It is also known as the Monkey Temple as there are large tribes of moving monkeys. On the Stupa there is a big pair of eyes on each of the 4 sides which represent wisdom and compassion. The name Swayambhu, mean Self-Created or Self-Existent and come from an old history from Swayambhu Purana. An important pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists, Swayambhunath Stupa is UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

    Patan City:

    Located about 5 km south of Kathmandu in Kathmandu Valley, Patan is one of the three cities in the Kathmandu Valley. The city of old tradition, arts and handicrafts, is the most popular sightseeing destination around the Kathmandu. Also known as Lalitpur city, Krishna Temple, Mahaboudha, Kumbheswor, Jagat Narayan Temple, Hiranya Varna Mahavihar and the Ashokan stupas are the main attractions to visit within the city.

    Stay Overnight at hotel Kathmandu.

    After breakfast early in the morning, take a one-hour flight to Eastern Nepal. The flight will take you to the Tenzing and Hilary Airport at Lukla. Enjoy the flight. The last part of the flight is a little scary as the National Geographic channel ranked this airport as one of the most dangerous airports in the whole world. The flight has first views of the Mahalangur Mountain Range. From Lukla, it’s an easy walk uphill to Phakding. Enjoy the views of Dudh Koshi along the way.

    Start your second hiking day with a scenic sunrise. The walk to the village is peaceful but, the ascent uphill will tire you out. Enter the Sagarmatha National Park via the Monjo Village. Keep ascending uphill until you get to the Namche Bazaar. The Bazaar is a Sherpa community and is used as a trading destination by the Sherpas since long back. Enjoy the views of the Everest Massif.

    A rest to acclimatize to the changing climatic condition and altitude is a must for any trekker trekking to high elevated regions. So, today, just trek uphill along the hillside to get to the Everest Viewpoint. The viewpoint is one of the most scenic vantage points on the Eastern Himalayas. Enjoy the views of the Thamserku, Everest, Amadablam, and such high peaks. For lunch, get back to the Bazaar and then, spend the remainder of your day, strolling around the village.

    Start your day with a delicious meal. Leave the Namche Bazaar and hike further uphill to reach villages on the banks of the Dudh Koshi River. First, get to the Kenjuma Village with great views of the Amadablam peak. Then, arrive at Phunki Thanga before getting to Deboche. Enjoy the views of the Tengboche Monastery along the way. Soak in the architecture of the ancient structure of the Tengboche Monastery.

    Today, a visit to the last village before our destination. Hike uphill to get to Pangboche. The village has views of the Everest, Thamserku, Amadablam, Kangtega and such other peaks. Enjoy the rustling sounds of the Imja Tse River. Follow the river to get to Periche. Sleep early for the big day tomorrow.

    Begin your trek early as we track to track to the village of Pangboche. Cross the Dudh Koshi River to climb up to the Amadablam Base Camp. Enjoy the open land at the foothill of the most beautiful peak of Nepal. Get to know why the peak is called as the most beautiful peak of Nepal. Enjoy the views and get back to the Periche Village.

    After all of your hiking to the base of the beautiful peak, you will once again descend down from Periche to the Namche Bazaar. The descent is quite steep but, lovely views make the day more than good. Track your footsteps back to the Namche Bazaar.

    The same itinerary as the previous day. Follow your steps back through the villages of Monjo and Phakding to make it to Lukla. The hike is easy as it has most of the downhill climbs and flat plains. Enjoy the views of the Mahalangur Massif as long as you stay here.

    The last day at the Everest Region. An early day as we will board the plane for a short flight to the Kathmandu Valley. Stroll around the Lukla village for memoirs and souvenirs. After our arrival, we will guide you to the hotel room and that’s all for this trip.

Included & Exclude

Cost Included

  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Three nights’ accommodation with breakfast at Kathamandu Guest House in Thamel
  • Kathmandu city tours, including all entry fees, tour guide, and private transportation
  • Three daily meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Best available twin sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek.
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide.
  • Strong and experienced porter
  • Round trip flight Kathmandu – Lukla / Lukla – Kathmandu including a guide
  • Sagarmatha National Park Permit fee
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag use while trekking
  • Duffel bag use while trekking
  • First aid medicine kit
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu

Cost not Include

  • Meals in Kathmandu
  •  Snacks, soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, and drinking water.
  •  Your travel insurance
  • Hot shower during the trek
  • WiFi/internet
  • International airfare and airport departure tax
  •  Nepal entry visa cost.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like( natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances)
  •  Any other items not mentioned on the above Include Section.

 

Airport Pick up/ Drop off

Himalayan Friendly offers assistance with airport pick and drop. Our concierge will be happy to arrange suitable transportation (Private Car) for you around the clock.

Accommodation in Kathmandu 

We use the Kathmandu Guest House or the same category to prepare and relax before and after your trek in Kathmandu.

Kathmandu guest house, It was established in 1967 and Nepal’s legendary hotel chains with 8 eco-friendly hotels under its flagship. It offers affordable accommodation conveniently with good facilities. Kathmandu Guest House prides itself on being affordable to all budgets, from those looking to treat themselves to total comfort in elegantly modern suites, to volunteers and scholars who take the famous no-frills rooms.

Meals

Besides other Treks, Everest Trek is one of the widespread treks in Nepal. Usually, meals are also served three times a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner). Breakfast and Dinner are served in guest house/ Lodges and lunch is in treks. In Comparison to other Treks, you will found the quality food in Everest Trekking. The common food found in the Everest region are noodles, soups, handmade bread, rice items, curries, spaghetti, pizza, egg items, potatoes. You will have full possibilities or choices to choose your favored stuff from a minor menu provided by the lodge.

Accommodation

Lodges in the Everest region are standard associating the ones in Annapurna and Langtang areas. Like another trekking region, in this area also you will found two single beds and one single bed in one room but the room will be cleaner than another region. Himalayan Friendly will provide rooms with blankets included in main places though we endorsed you to carry your own sleeping bag as well. Bathrooms are shared, and hot showers are few and far between.

Drinking-Water

Himalayan Friendly will not supply filtered water; however, bottled water can be purchased at most tea houses and shops along the route. Because of the altitude, it is recommended you drink in the region of 3-4 liters per day, although this can include, tea and soup. During EBC trek It will be better to have one spare of an empty bottle while refilling the water. You can also bring water purifying tablets for safe drinking water which helps to save the cost.

But if you are Trekking in the Everest region then in some places you will found the Bottle mineral water but it is a little expensive than the City area. For example, at the starting point of the Everest Base Camp Trek – Lukla (2,860 m), a liter of water costs Rs 100, but at Panboche (4,200 m) the price of water is already Rs 200. To save money, many trekkers take a thermos with them and ask trekking lodge landlords for hot water. It’s true that this will have been taken from some local stream and boiled. If you want to save your money, there is some option. You have to carry purify Tablets from Kathmandu for the water.  If you carry Tablets then you should not have to pay any extra money for purifying the water while trekking period.

Equipment List

Himalaya Friendly has always been keen about safety on the journey. We have prepared Trekking Equipment List which the trekkers will need during their trek in Nepal. The following list should help you with your packing. Generally, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum

Footwear

Trekking boots, trekking socks, and sandals.

Clothing: 

Down jacket, waterproof jacket, and trousers, trekking trousers, long sleeve shirts, microfleece, mid to heavyweight fleece, sleeveless or body warmer type fleece, thermals or base layer for top & bottom (merino wool or synthetic), fleece pants,

Handwear:

fleece gloves warm mittens and/or gloves.

Headwear:

Sun hat, wool or fleece hat, scarf, head torch and extra batteries for incase, and sunglasses.

Personal Equipment:

Day backpack large enough to carry water bottles, camera, lunch and extra clothing, stuff sacks for keeping your gear dry and organized, two water bottles (Nalgene wide-mouth bottles are the best), sunscreen and lip salve with a high SPF, insect repellent, water purification tablets (Pristine, Box Aqua or Aqua Mira), iPod and cards etc., trekking poles, camera with spare batteries and memory cards, insurance certificate.

Personal first aid kit:

Small personal first-aid kit. (Simple and light), Aspirin, first-aid tape, plasters (Band-Aids), 1 skin-blister repair kit Anti-diarrhea pills, Anti-headache pills, Cough and/or cold medicine, Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide, Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc. Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant, Water purification tablets or water filter, 1 set of earplugs, Extra pair of prescription glasses and contact lens supplies.

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