Amadablam Base Camp Trek

Trip Facts
Accomodation: Standard to Deluxe Hotel's Option in Kathmandu & Tea Houses During Trek
Grade: Moderate
Max Altitude: 4,570m/14,995 ft
Meals: As Mentioned in the itnerary
Transportation: Private Vehicle/Flight
Duration : 11 Nights/12 Days
Group Size: 1 to 15 People
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Highlights of The Trek

  • Enjoy World's Adventurous Flight to Tenzing Hillary Lukla Airport
  • Trek to the World's Inspirational Khumbu, Everest Region and enjoy Sherpa Culture 
  • Witness most Beautiful Mt. Amadablam with elevation of 6,812 m
  • Witness Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse and others from Syangboche and Tengboche
  • Visit Sacred Tengboche Monastery, Khumjung Monastery and Pengboche Monastery
  • Witness Purported Yeti Scalp in Khumjung Monastery 
  • Visit Khumjung School and Hospital made by Sir Edmund Hillary 
  • Enjoy being in the busting and old salt trade route, Namche Bazaar
  • Visit Sacred Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu
  • Pay Homage to living goddess, Kumari in Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Enjoy Nepali Food, Hospitality and Culture

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival (1,350/4,430 ft)

Day 02: Fly to Lukla (2,880 m/9,450 ft)-35 Minutes and Trek to Phakding (2,650 m/8,695 ft)-3 Hours

Day 03: Trek to Namche (3,450 m/11,320 ft)-6 Hours

Day 04: Day at Namche Bazaar for Acclimatization

Day 05: Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3,860 m/12,665 ft)-6 Hours

Day 06: Trek to Pangboche (3,985 m/ 13,074 ft)-3 Hours

Day 07: Day trip to Amadablam Base Camp (4,570 m/ 14,993 ft)-7 Hours

Day 08: Trek back to Namche Bazaar (6/7 Hours)

Day 09: Trek back to Lukla ( 7 Hours)

Day 10: Fly back to Kathmandu

Day 11: Reserve Day in Kathmandu

Day 12: Departure from Kathmandu


Amadablam Base Camp Trek is one of most beautiful treks in the Eastern Part of Nepal in Everest Region. It takes you through famous Sherpa villages, their culture and follows the same route of Everest Base Camp Trek up to Pangboche. Mt. Amadablam is the prettiest mountain in the world which means Mother’s Necklace, the Hanging Glacier on Southwest resembles a 'Dablam', which is a sacred traditional ornament box worn by Sherpa women.The pyramid shape, Amadablam Mountain is 6,812 m high. 

During our Amadablam Trek, we visit from bustling town of Namche to famous and sacred Tengboche Monastery, Khumjung Monastery and Pangboche Monastery. We witness Purported Yeti Scalp in Khumjung and Pangboche Monastery. We admire the beauty of Khumbu Region, its Sherpa people and culture while admiring the great views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Thamserku and Mt. Amadablam itself. 

This trek is suitable for all age of people from kids to old age who wants to enjoy the beauty of Everest Region without gaining more elevations. We can also combine Amadablam Base Camp with Everest Base Camp Trek and need a extra day at Pangboche from where we make day trip to Amadablam Base Camp.

Our trek starts from city sightseeing of Kathmandu and next day's flight to  Lukla which is one of the most adventurous experiences.Then we continue to Namche, Tengboche and to Pangboche. From Pangboche, we leave the main Everest Trail and make a day trip to Amadablam Base Camp.The best season for this trek is Spring and Autumn for mountain visibility and cool weather and can be trekked around the year.

Due to the congestion in Kathmandu International Airport, Nepal Government has issued notice of flight operation to Lukla Airport from Ramechhap Manthali Airport until further notice to avoid Airport Traffic in Kathmandu. Lukla Flights from Ramechhap (Both ways) will operate from March to May and September to November every year. In other months, Lukla flights will operate from Kathmandu Airport itself. Please write us for the latest updates. Ramechhap Manthali Airport is 136 kms  from Kathmandu and can be reached in around 4 hours. Alternatively, we can arrange Helicopter from Kathmandu to Lukla if you do not want to drive.

Detail Itinerary

Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, we will pick you and take you to the hotel. In the late afternoon, we will brief you on trek and do equipment check. Then, we will take you to the Nepalese restaurant to make you introduce with local food and culture.

Accomodation: Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Meals: D

Activity Duration:

After early breakfast, we drive to the domestic terminal to take a 35 minutes flight to Lukla. Lukla is a gateway to Everest Region. After landing at Tenzing Hillary Airport, we will manage our loads among the porters and start our trek to Phakding. This is the first day of our trek which is the easiest flat trail takes you to the beautiful village of Phakding.

Accomodation: Overnight at Tea House/Lodge in Phakding.

Meals: B L D

Activity Duration:

We follow the level path along the bank of river and climb towards the Dudh Koshi valley. We will pass villages of Benkar, Monjo and Jorsele. We trek though so many ups and downs, forests and passing by the view of Mt. Thamserku. After a short climb we will have lunch at Jorsele. Soon, we will be at V shaped valley where Dudh Koshi (on left) and Bhote Koshi (on right) meet. After crossing the high suspension bridge over Bhote Koshi, we make a steep ascend to Namche Bazaar. Just 30 minutes below the Namche Bazaar, we see the Mt. Everest for the first time.

Accomodation: Overnight at Tea House/Lodge in Namche.

Meals: B L D

Activity Duration:

This day, we will be staying at Namche Bazaar to get acclimatize and have an excursion to Everest View Lodge (3,800 m) at Syangboche. We also visit Khumjung Village (3,790 m) to see Khumjung School and Hospital founded by Sir Edmund Hillary. In Khumjung Monastery, we will witness the purported Yeti Scalp. After returning back to Namche, we may walk around the bazaar area.

Accomodation: Overnight at Tea House/Lodge in Namche.

Meals: B L D

Activity Duration:

After we leave Namche and climb to the top of the ridge, we get to a level mountain path which offers an excellent view of Thamserku, Kangtega and Kusum Kang. We continue our trail via Thasingo to Phunki Tenga. Enroute, we see the magnificent views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Amadablam, Lotse, Nuptse and Tawetse. We descent to the river bank at Phunki for lunch. After rest, we continue steep ascent until the half way and gradually ascent until the stone gate appears build by the Lamas. We are here at Tengboche where a famous Tengboche Monastery is. The view of Mt. Everest and Mt. Amadablam during the sunset time is magnificent.

Accomodation: Overnight at Tea House/Lodge in Tengboche.

Meals: B L D

Activity Duration:

We follow the descent path to the village of Debuche passing by rhododendron forest and long Mani wall. We cross Imja Khola River and after a short climb, we get to Pangboche. After lunch, we may go to the Old Monastery where we see Yeti Scalp. We can walk little bit around for to the top form where there is an excellent view of Mt. Amadablam.

Accomodation: Overnight at Tea House/Lodge in Pangboche.

Meals: B L D

Activity Duration:

After breakfast, we get ready for the most exciting destination of our journey with pack lunch. Our trails lead us descent up-to the bank of river. After we cross Imja River, the trail goes steep ascent until we get to Amadablam Base Camp. This is the less traveled route as we leave trekkers for Everest Base Camp behind us. We enjoy our packed lunch looking the stunning views of mountains. After spending some time, we descend to the river and ascend to Pangboche.

Accomodation: Overnight at Tea House/Lodge Pangboche.

Meals: B L D

Activity Duration:

From Pangboche, we ascend and cross a bridge over Imja Khola. As soon as we reach Debuche, we make ascend for an hour to get to Tengboche. We may spend some time at the Monastery and descend down to the River at Phunki for lunch. After lunch and rest, we ascend up for around 2 and half hours passing by small villages to another side of the valley. We continue along the side of mountain to get to the Namche Bazaar.

Accomodation: Overnight at Tea House/Lodge in Namche.

Meals: B L D

Activity Duration:

After we leave Namche Bazaar, we steeply descend until the bridge and cross Bhote Koshi River. Our way follows ups and downs, forest and rocky trails. We will have our lunch at Benkar while enjoying the beautiful waterfall. After lunch, we continue gradual and gentle uphill trail to Lukla. This is our last day of the trek. After much deserving long shower, you may consider treating trekking crews in Lukla.

Accomodation: Overnight at Tea House/Lodge in Lukla.

Meals: B L D

Activity Duration:

After early breakfast at Lukla, we fly back to Kathmandu. In Kathmandu, you can rest whole day unless you have any plan. In the evening, we will host farewell dinner to mark the great success of Amadablam Base Camp Trek.

Accomodation: Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Meals: B D

Activity Duration:

Lukla flight highly depends on weather. So, we keep one day extra if incase flight to/from Lukla get cancelled because of weather. If the flight happens as planned, we may do some extra sightseeing in Kathmandu.

Accomodation: Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Meals: B

Activity Duration:

After breakfast, we will drop you to the airport before 3 hours of your flight time.


Meals: B

Activity Duration:

Cost Info

Cost Includes:

  • Garland welcome, arrival and departure transfers in Kathmandu with Office Representative.
  • 3 Nights in Kathmandu with breakfast inclusive of Taxes and Service charges.
  • 8 Nights/9 Days All Inclusive Treks in Everest Region with breakfast, lunch and dinner and tea/coffee each time in meals in Local Tea Houses/Lodges.
  • Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu or Ramechhap/Lukla/Ramechhap flight with necessary transfers. 
  • Meals as indicated in the Itinerary.
  • English Speaking Trek Guide with a reliable team of porters (2:1 Ratio) and additional Sherpa as per the group size.
  • First Aid Kit and Duffel Bag.
  • Welcome and Farewell dinners in Kathmandu.
  • Everest National Park Permits and Trekkers Information Management System, TIMS Fees.
  • Local Village Municipality Entry Fees.  
  • Insurance for Guide, porters and Sherpa with their meals, accommodation and daily allowances. 
  • Bottle Drinking water in vehicle for sightseeing drives and transfers.
  • All drives, sightseeing and transfers by Deluxe Vehicle as per the group size.
  • 24/7 hours Assistance.

Cost Excludes:

  • International Airfare to/from Kathmandu.
  • Nepal Visa fees on Arrival at airport (USD 30/- for 15 Days).
  • Meals other than breakfast in Kathmandu except welcome and farewell dinners.
  • Bottle drinking water, hot beverages, charges for hot shower, mobile/camera charges during the trek.
  • Personal nature of expenses like tips, bar bills, laundry and personal expenses.
  • Cost may arise of natural calamities, flight cancellation, illness, hospitalization, tour cancellation, blockade etc.
  • Cost for Emergency Helicopter Evacuation Charges in case of emergency.
  • Other than in our include section.

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