01 Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel.
DAY 02 In Kathmandu. Preparations for the expedition
and obtaining permits etc.
DAY 03 Flight to Lukla 2800m (flight duration 40-45
minutes). This short flight provides glorious views of snow-capped
mountain peaks including Mt Everest and the alluring Ama
Dablam. After landing at Lukla, we take a short break for
refreshments then begin our trek through Phakding to Chumoa
for our first night's camp.
DAY 04 From Chumoa, it's a steep climb to Namche
Bazaar at an elevation of 3445m.
DAY 05 In Namche Bazaar. A rest day is needed here
DAY 06 Trek to Thyangboche (3863m) with it's famous
monastery. We camp overnight near the monastery.
DAY 07 Today we ascend to our Base Camp, located
at an elevation of 4570m.
DAY 08 - 33 Ascent of Ama Dablam. For the climb
itself, we have to be flexible with time. It would not be
possible to stick exactly to a day to day itinerary during
the ascent period, due to unpredictable weather conditions
in the mountains. The time will be spent acclimatising and
setting up camps before the final assault on the summit.
DAY 34-36 Trek back to Lukla. Overnight Camp.
DAY 37 Return flight to Kathmandu and transfer to
DAY 38 In Kathmandu - at leisure.
DAY 39 Departure