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This is the ultimate climb you are looking for! Climbers must be familiar with using technical gear and be in excellent shape. 

 

ITINERARY/Price estimate 

Premiere All Inclusive Package* ($7750.00US)

Classic All Inclusive Package* ($7500.00US)

Day 01: Pick up from Airport* (Premiere and Classic Packages) and arrive at hotel in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)

Day 02: Orientation and shopping in Thamel for final supplies* (Premiere and Classic Packages)  and visit Swambu Cultural Site* (Premiere Package)

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft) then trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft): 40 min flight, 3-4 hours trek

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft): 5-6 hours

Day 05: Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,283 ft): acclimatization

Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Debuche (3,718 m/ 12,200 ft): 5-6 hours

Day 07: Debuche to Dingboche (4,410m/14,464ft): 5-6 hours

Day 08: Acclimatization

Day 09: Dingboche to Ama Dablam Base Camp (4570m/15000ft): 5-6 hours

Day 10: Acclimatization and Pre-climb training at Ama Dablam Base Camp

Day 11-25: Ascending and Descending of Ama Dablam (6812m/22343.36ft)

Day 26-27: Trek to Lukla

Day 28: Fly back to Kathmandu

Day 29: Visit Pashupati and Boudhanath World Heritage Sites* (Premiere Package) and leisure day in Kathmandu

Day 30: Airport drop for return to home country (Premiere and Classic Packages)

 



Necessary Gear

Technical Gear

  • Crampons
  • 60 cm Ice Axe (ex: Petzl Sum Tec)
  • UIAA approved climbing helmet
  • Ascender
  • Descender (Ex: ATC)
  • Alpine Boot for 6000+ Meters
  • Climbing Harness
  • 7mm accessory climbing cord (15 feet)
  • Snow Gaiters
  • Trekking poles
  • Locking carabiners (4)
  • Non locking carabiners (4)

 

Personal Gear

  • Passport
  • 3 Photo copies of passport
  • 35-45 Liter duffel
  • Backpack 30-45L
  • 1 liter water bottle (X2)
  • Sleeping bag (-20'F)
  • Sleeping pad
  • Sunscreen
  • Sun Hat
  • Warm fleece or wool hat
  • Sun glasses for glaciers and snow (tinted class 3 or 4)
  • Lip cream or chapstick with SPF
  • Buff or bandana
  • Down jacket
  • Rain shell
  • Fleece jacket
  • Long sleeve insulating layer (2)
  • Long undershirt
  • Wicking short sleeve shirt
  • Down mitts (Ex: OR Camp 3 mitts)
  • Fleece Gloves
  • Leather gloves for climbing to camp II
  • Light weight gloves
  • Shell pants
  • Down pants (or full down suit)
  • Fleece pants
  • Trekking pants (2)
  • Long underpants
  • Trekking shorts (optional)
  • Wool trekking weight socks (3)
  • Wool mountaineering weight socks (1)
  • Trekking boots
  • Camp shoes