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EBC for short Everest base camp with Ama Dablam base camp trek a wonderful combination that leads you beneath towering and mighty peaks of Himalaya.

EBC-Ama Dablam base Camp Trekking 12 days, an adventure within high and scenic above Khumbu valley where you can enjoy glorious panorama of world’s highest mountains in the harmony of tranquil environment of serene natural surroundings.

EBC-Ama Dablam base camp Trek of 12 days which is a standard time duration allowing you to enjoy the views of peaks and Sherpa cultures of great interest.

Where adventure begins after flying into Lukla from Kathmandu and then heading towards beautiful valley of Dudh-Kosi exploring nice and lovely Sherpa villages adorned with immense religious traditions of Buddhism.

As walk leads over bridges and into Sagarmatha National Park listed as world heritage sites enriched with exotic flora and fauna with dramatic landscapes with world highest peaks.

Entering into lovely green alpine forest and the on high route to reach at famous Namche Bazaar, where rest day included to support acclimatization before heading to our wonderful magnificent high destinations at Ama Dablam and Everest base camps.

Enjoying hike at Namche along with grand views of Ama Dablam and Everest with series of peaks and then reaching lovely spot at Thyangboche and its impressive monastery, the area surrounded by high peaks and forest where walk leads much higher at Pangboche village.

From Pangboche our adventure leads to high and beautiful areas away from main trekking trails to Ama Dablam base camp, beneath a magnificent peak of Ama Dablam, which means ‘Mother with Jewel Box’ which you see a block of ice on the neck of the mountains resembling a jewel box.

The word and meaning comes from native Sherpa of Tibetan origin and language, slowly our walk leads back on the main trail to reach our next highlights of the adventure at Everest Base Camp in between massive range of Lhotse and Nuptse mountains with close views of Khumbu-Ice Fall and glaciers.

On completing our great journey with climb to scenic rocky hill top at Kalapathar for sensational panorama of giant peaks with close views of Everest and Pumori peaks, and then heading downhill back into green vegetation and tree lines reaching at famous Lukla town.

Lukla our start and ending point of the great adventure where early morning flight brings you back to Kathmandu after a great time and wonderful experience on EBC – Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek of 12 Days journey.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Kathmandu to Lukla at Tenzing – Hillary Airport early morning 30 minutes scenic flight and trek to Phakding 2,612 m / 8,570 f – -04 hrs.
Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m / 11,287 ft via Sagarmatha National park check post – 06 hrs.
Day 03: Acclimatization and Rest day in Namche Bazaar.
Day 04: Trek to Pangboche 3,930 m/12,893 ft- 07 hrs.
Day 05: Day hike to Ama Dablam Base Camp 4,600 m/15,091 ft.
Day 06: Trek to Dingboche 4,410 m /14,468 ft – 04 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Lobuche 4,940 m /16,208 ft – 05 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Gorak-Shep 5,164 m / 16,942 ft after lunch hike to Everest Base Camp 5,364 m /17,598 ft) back to Gorakshep.
Day 09: Early morning hike to Kala Patthar 5,545 m /18,192 ft and trek to Pheriche 4,137 m / 14,340 ft – 06 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazaar – 06 hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Lukla 2,860 m / 9,383 ft – 06 hrs.
Day 12: From Lukla fly to Kathmandu end of our service with transfer to your hotel.

Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Kathmandu to Lukla at Tenzing-Hillary Airport early morning 30 minutes scenic flight then and trek to Phakding 2,612 m / 8,570 f - -04 hrs.
Early morning our guide and staff will pick you from your hotel for short drive to Kathmandu domestic airport, after security formalities board in a small aircraft (Dornier / Twin Otter or similar plane) where scenic flight with views of Himalayan range of mountains includes Everest, then landing in Lukla at Tenzing-Hillary airport. From here after a short refreshing morning break continue walk on gradual easy trail with down-hill and gradual path with few short ups to reach at first overnight stop in Phakding village, a nice Sherpa village situated above near Dudh-Kosi River.

Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m / 11,287 ft via Sagarmatha National park check post - 06 hrs.
A slow an easy morning walks towards Sagarmatha National Park entrance gate, with time here crossing bridge to reach at Jorsalle the last village before Namche Bazaar with possible lunch stop, afternoon walk on river bed within forested area with climb to last and high bridge that reaches you at famous and colorful Namche Bazaar after walking strenuous uphill on winding trail facing views of peaks. At Namche transfer into nice and cozy lodge, with time to wander around the shops and streets of interesting Namche Bazaar, the hub and main town or large village of Khumbu area where colorful and busy Saturday market held once a week.

Day 03: Acclimatization and Rest day in Namche Bazaar.
Rest day in Namche for acclimatization before heading higher areas, where short walks takes you up at view point and towards Everest View Hotel of near four hours walks both ways, rewards you with excellent panorama of mountains with Everest and magnificent Amadablam.   At Namche visit interesting museum with much information of Khumbu Sherpa, culture, flora-fauna including mountaineering expedition history, rest of the afternoon at leisure at Namche.  

Day 04: Trek to Pangboche 3,930 m/12,893 ft- 07 hrs.
After pleasant and enjoyable time at Namche morning walk leads to a short climb and then on good wide trail facing views of Everest and Amadablam with array of peaks, as our route leads into woodland then descend towards Imjatse River to reach at a small place in Phunke-Tenga, possible lunch stop in the middle of a wood. Afternoon climb into forested areas facing views of Kangtenga-Tharmasarku and other peaks as walk brings at a wide open plateau in Thyangboche with its beautiful colorful Buddhist monastery, with time to visit the interior of the monastery where you can witness monks and priest on religious activities with prayer. A scenic spot surrounded by high peaks with views of Everest and magnificent looking Amadablam amidst forest of rhododendron-magnolia-oaks-juniper-birch and fir tree lines. In the month of October-November great colorful festival takes place called Mani-Rimdu with mask dancers by monks of the monastery. After time at Thyangboche and visiting its interesting monastery catching views of surrounding peaks, where walk leads downhill to Deoboche, within green forested area and further walk to reach at Imjatse River and then cross over a steel bridge, from here end of tree lines as walk leads into windswept dry and arid country to reach at Pangboche for overnight stop. The last permanent village on route Everest base camp.

Day 05: Day hike to Ama Dablam Base Camp 4,600 m/15,091 ft. Morning on downhill walk for few hours to cross over Imjatse River, after a small bridge where climb leads for an to reach an open and wide area where tree lines fades for few short juniper and  dwarf rhododendron bushes, with some Yak herders hut and shades. Walk continues for another few hours with gradual up till Ama Dablam base camp is reached within large grassy field beneath towering Amadablam peak. After enjoying fabulous views within serene environment descend towards a river and the climb up to Pangboche for overnight after a great day hike.

Day 06: Trek to Dingboche 4,410 m /14,468 ft - 04 hrs.
From Pangboche heading higher with ups and down to a river, with last climb of the day for an hour to reach a scenic Imjatse valley at Dingboche facing North Face of Amadablam with views of Island Peak a lovely spot for overnight stop. Afternoon free to wander around Dingboche located within beautiful Imjatse valley beneath might peaks of Amadablam North Face.

Day 07: Trek to Lobuche 4,940 m /16,208 ft - 05 hrs. After enjoyable rest day in Dingboche, morning walk leads to short climb on a ridge top, marked with Buddhist prayer flags and monuments facing views of high close peaks and then on good gradual path to walk. Our route leads on winding path above Pheriche valley with views of Cholatse and Taboche peaks as walk comes to a small place at Thugla, where massive Khumbu glacier melts into a raging river. After crossing a short bridge and climb to Thugla for possible lunch stop and rest, before heading higher up to Lobuche, having break and lunch start with slow climb to a ridge top lines with memorial of unfortunate mountaineers who risk their life climbing high mountains around Khumbu and Everest. From here a good walk with gradual up to reach at Lobuche located on the corner of a wide valley beneath peaks of Lobuche East and West.

Day 08: Trek to Gorak-Shep 5,164 m / 16,942 ft after lunch hike to Everest Base Camp 5,364 m /17,598 ft) back to Gorakshep.
Adventure today leads to our goal at Everest base camp, as morning walk follows a flat valley with slow climb to reach further and then a steep climb to reach a ridge near above Khumbu glacier. As walk continues over rocky moraines and ice to reach a scenic flat areas at Gorak-Shep located at the bottom of Kalapathar and Mt. Pumori on route Everest base camp, at Gorak-Shep with short break. From Gorakshep heading further east to reach to reach highlight destination at Everest Base Camp with marvelous views of Khumbu Ice-Falls, glaciers looking above peaks of Nuptse, Everest and Lhotse, in high mountaineering season of April to May this grand spot flooded with tents of expeditions. After an exciting times achieving our target walk back to Gorakshep for overnight stop before heading downhill back to Lukla with climb of Kalapathar.

Day 09: Early morning hike to Kala Patthar 5,545 m /18,192 ft and trek to Pheriche 4,137 m / 14,340 ft - 06 hrs.
Early morning before breakfast climb on top rocky hill above 5,545 m to reach highest spot of the adventure, where you will be rewarded with glorious panorama of giant surrounding peaks with close views of Everest and Mt. Pumori. After a great wonderful moment descend back to Gorakshep for breakfast and then carry on trekking down to Pheriche valley for overnight stop in one of its nice lovely lodge. Pheriche located on a scenic valley close to Dingboche where HRA (Himalayan Rescue Association) stationed near this settlement.

Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazaar - 06 hrs.
From Pheriche an easy walk on near flat ground and then further down to reach at Pangboche village with great scenic walk on completing our memorable and exciting adventure at Everest base camp and Kalapathar, a slow enjoyable walk from here on without worry of high altitude sickness as route leads loosing elevation every hour of walks. From Pangboche reaching with a climb to beautiful Thyangboche and its colorful monastery reaching back into green woodland, from here a lovely walks of downs and ups and on nice scenic trail to Namche Bazaar for last night in Khumbu before Lukla.

Day 11:
Trek to Lukla 2,860 m / 9,383 ft - 06 hrs.
Our last final day of the adventure with long day treks to reach Lukla starting with  descend to reach a river valley and at Sagarmatha National Park entrance and exit to Monjo village, where walk continues past Phakding with last short climb to reach at last overnight stay in Lukla before flying back to Kathmandu.

Day 12: From L
ukla fly to Kathmandu end of our service with transfer to your hotel. As per flight time for Kathmandu, morning with last breakfast within Khumbu and at Lukla, then transfer to air terminal named after Tenzing and Hillary, first to conquer Mt. Everest in 1953. As per flight schedule board in a smaller aircraft for sweeping short air journey to reach Kathmandu airport and then transfer back to your respective hotels

Cost Includes

  • Domestic airport pickups and drops.
  • Both way flight tickets.
  • All meals (B/L/D) while trekking as indicated by the itinerary.
  • All mountain Tea house/Accommodation (Sharing basis room).
  • Sagarmatha National park fee and Local permit.
  • English speaking, trained and experienced trekking Guide.
  • Insurance for guide.
  • Guide cost including their salary, equipment, transportation, food and tea house.
  • Welcome dinner or farewell dinner.
  • Free International Airport drops or pickups.
  • All Government and Local taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • Trekking Equipment.
  • Excess Baggage Charges.
  • Medical and Rescue Insurance.
  • Hot and cold Drinks.
  • Personal Expenses (Laundry Service, Phone Calls, Battery Charge, Bar bills, Hot Shower Boiled water et)
  • Porter $20 usd per day (Include in price: porter's food, Salary, Insurance, Equipment, Tea house).
  • Tips for guide and Porter.

FOR HEAD

  1. Sun hat / Scarf
  2. Sun glasses and Head light

FOR UPPER BODY

  1. Water Proof Jacket
  2. Down Jacket / Warm Jacket
  3. Light Weight T-shirt (At least 1 pair)

FOR LOWER BODY

  1. Water Proof Pants
  2. Running tights
  3. Light Weight Pant

FOR HAND

  1. Gloves

FOR FEET

  1. Thin Inner socks (At least 2 pairs)
  2. Woolen socks
  3. Trekking boots (preferred comfortable boots)

OTHER ACCESSORIES

  1. Sleeping bag
  2. Water bottle etc
  3. Suncream
  4. Water purification tablets
  5. Toiletries (Toilet paper etc)
  6. Warm hat
  7. Trekking Bag Etc.