Ama Dablam (with Nepali meaning as Mother’s Necklace) is one of the high peaks of Nepal having the height of 6,812 meters from sea level. Trekking to Ama Dablam Base Camp will lead you up to the elevation of 4,600 meters, following the ways through beautiful Sherpa village with the ultimate objective of standing at the foot of the region’s most beautiful mountain. As per the meaning of the name of the peak, the long glaciers on each side of the peak looks like the arms of a mother protecting her child refers Ama and the hanging glacier is referred to as Dablam (necklace). It is said that the jewelry (necklace) containing the images of God is worn by the Sherpa women. Making your journey to this base camp offers various adventures, exploration, and enjoyments along with best trekking experience ever.
Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek offers you a great chance to observe the mountain very closely taking you at an elevation of 4,600 meters, the base camp. Ama Dablam Trekking normally starts from Lukla, the city of mountains. Starting from Lukla, the trail follows the way through Phakding (2,610 meters), Namche Bazaar (3,440 meters), Phortse Village (3,810 meters), Pangboche (3,930 meters) and finally to Ama Dablam Base Camp at the altitude of 4,600 meters from sea level. From here, your trekking proceeds the way towards Tengboche (3,867 meters), Monjo (2,835 meters) and Lukla, the starting point. This trek provides an excellent opportunity to explore and get familiar with the traditional Sherpa lifestyle with their traditions, culture and their religion the panoramic view of the world’s towering peaks and serene beauty of the Himalayas. The best part of the trip including beautiful views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Kangtega peaks, the gorgeous scenery of the base camp itself and finally trekking through the lovely forest to the world renowned and sacred monastery of Tengboche.
However, Ama Dablam base camp trekking follows the same trail as for trekking in Everest base camp and Kala Patthar until Pangboche. November is considered to be the best time to make your trek in this area and you can see many colorful tents and buzz of people at this time. Ama Dablam base camp trek is the best option to choose while trekking in Everest region for making your trip memorable for the lifetime.