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Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek Wellness Adventure

Key Information

Per Person Min 4 persons
Private Tour Min 2 persons

Book this Nepal trek and get a complimentary one hour Trekker’s’ massage after the trek is over. The masseuses will be from a marginalized community. This is part of our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Note: You can pre-book a seat on a direct helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and return for an additional US$500 per person each way. You will avoid the 4-5 hours drive to or from Manthali. For example – if you decide to book a helicopter seat for both ways – US$1000 extra needs to be added.

Visit the prettiest Sherpa villages.

The Ama Dablam Base Camp trek is a remarkable journey that takes you through some of the most beautiful Sherpa villages near Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa capital of the world. The highlight of this trek is standing at the foot of Ama Dablam, a breathtaking mountain whose hanging glacier resembles a traditional Sherpa necklace.

During this adventure, you will spend ten nights in remote villages, residing in lodges run by local Sherpa families. These lodges provide a unique opportunity to experience Sherpa hospitality firsthand. Imagine staying in picturesque villages surrounded by lush forests, terraced fields, and majestic snowy peaks.

As you traverse through the trek, you’ll have the chance to enjoy afternoon tea in a bakery. These bakeries are famous for their delectable freshly baked goods, providing a delightful treat during your journey. Savour pastries, sip a warm cup of coffee or tea and take in the serene atmosphere.

Another highlight of the trek is visiting the esteemed Tengboche Monastery, the largest and oldest monastery in the Everest region. Situated amidst awe-inspiring mountain vistas, this monastery holds profound religious and cultural significance for Sherpas and Buddhists. Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambience, witness peaceful religious ceremonies, and enjoy panoramic views from this sacred place.

The ultimate goal of the Ama Dablam Base Camp trek is reaching the base camp itself. Standing at the foot of this majestic mountain is a truly awe-inspiring experience. The hanging glacier of Ama Dablam resembles a traditional Sherpa necklace, lending the hill its unique name. Take a moment to absorb the breathtaking views, marvel at the surrounding peaks, and revel in the sense of accomplishment that comes with reaching this significant milestone.

Experienced guides will accompany you throughout the trek, providing safety, knowledge of the local culture, and assistance when needed. They will enhance your journey by sharing insights and ensuring a memorable adventure.

The Ama Dablam Base Camp trek offers an unforgettable combination of natural beauty, cultural immersion, and a spirit of exploration. It is an opportunity to connect with Sherpa communities, witness stunning landscapes, and stand in awe of the majestic Ama Dablam.

Food and nutrition on the trek

We are pioneers in gastronome trekking in the Himalayas. We provide a varied, exciting menu on treks throughout the Himalayas. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free meals can be catered for upon request, and other special diets can be accommodated with advance notice.

Trekking is not only fun, but it is beneficial for you. It helps in detoxifying the body while also nourishing the soul. Although to provide a better experience, we also tailor our meals to include superfoods as ingredients to keep you fit and healthy while assisting in acclimatization to high altitudes. Combining hiking in the pristine mountain air and healthy food makes trekking with us a complete adventure. Read More on Food and nutrition on our treks.

Why Choose Us?

  • Our expert trek leader will ensure your safety while enhancing your trekking experience.
  • Your private social bubble by staying in less busy lodges and trekking away from the crowded trails where possible.
  • Experience the Himalayas in style.
  • For our gourmet Wellness trekking adventures, your food is prepared with superfood ingredients to give the best nourishment, recovery, and acclimatization to high altitudes.

    Detailed Itinerary

Cost Includes:

  • Boutique hotel in Kathmandu on a bed-and-breakfast basis
  • Hotel/ Lodges on twin twin-sharing base on the trail
  • All transportation
  • Responsible Adventures’ expert trek leader or Trek with Raj
  • Complimentary T-shirt
  • Use of trekking kit bag during the trek
  • One assistant guide between 4 trekkers
  • Trekking Chef
  • One porter between two trekkers
  • Proper clothing for porters and crew
  • Food for porters & crew members (we are one of the few trekking companies that provide this facility)
  • Insurance for team and porters
  • All permits
  • Twin sharing room on the trek
  • All meals on the trek (the healthiest and most varied trekking meals in the whole of the Himalayas)
  • Domestic airfare

Cost Excludes:

  • International airport taxes
  • Visas
  • All optional additional tours or activities during free time
  • Transportation outside of the tour program
  • Travel insurance (compulsory to have insurance that covers helicopter evacuation)
  • Tips (suggested amount US$75 per week for staff only); Leader’s tips at your discretion
  • Items of a personal nature, e.g., alcoholic drinks, bottled beverages, laundry, souvenirs, etc.