Ama Dablam Schedule & Prices
We offer Ama Dablam on a private basis for small groups at a 3:1
climber-to-guide ratio or less
$2,000.00 deposit, due with application
Balance due 90 days prior to departure.
Please note if you would like to pay the balance with a credit card a
.027% surcharge will be added to your balance.
Land Costs Include
Low Climber to Guide Ratio (Generally 3:1) with an American guide leading each trip.
All accommodations in Kathmandu before the expedition. Tents will be provided during the trek and climb.
All food during the trek and climb. No expense is spared in providing high quality food from the USA and Nepal for this expedition. If you have particular dietary requirements, please give us specific details and we will accommodate your needs!
All transportation in Kathmandu. This includes round-trip air flights from Kathmandu to Lukla.
All group equipment needed to reach base camp and climb the mountain: tents, cooking gear, fuel, stoves, ropes, all forms of rock and ice protection, radio communications, oxygen, medical supplies, etc.
Sherpa, porters, liaison officer, doctor, camp staff and guides.
All administration fees owed to Nepal.
Land Costs Do Not Include
$25 Wire Transfer Fee (If Applicable)
International round-trip airfare USA-Nepal.
Meals in Kathmandu and hotels after the climb (once the climber has departed from the mountain).
Personal gear, clothing and sleeping equipment (see gear list).
Insurance. A comprehensive medical insurance policy is required to embark on this expedition.
Trip cancellation insurance. This is highly recommended and can be purchased through Alpine Ascents.
Comprehensive medical exam. (A physician-signed Medical Release Form contained in the Trip Application is required).
Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond the control of Alpine Ascents International.
Personal communication (phone, fax, e-mail) between Nepal and home country.
Ama Dablam Cancellation/Refund Policy
Note: Alpine Ascents International highly recommends trip cancellation insurance for all expeditions. Due to the nature and heavy costs of government and operator permits, Alpine Ascents International must adhere to a stringent refund policy.Each deposit, regardless of amount, includes a $200.00 non-refundable registration fee.
Full refunds, less registration fee, will be provided 90-days prior to course, trek and/or expedition date.
50% refunds will be provided 60-89 days prior to course, trek and/or expedition date.
No refunds will be provided 59-days prior to course, trek and/or expedition date.
All refund requests must be made in writing and be received in our office within the 90-day period, as stated above.
All balances are due 90 days prior to departure date unless otherwise specified.
Participants whose balances are not received by the 90-day deadline as stated above, risk forfeiture of their place on the expedition.
Note: Alpine Ascents reserves the right to waive any fees. As we offer personalized service, we will attempt to accommodate changes and cancellations when necessary, waiving certain fees when feasible.
Trip Cancellation Insurance
As there are many unforeseen circumstances that may occur during or leading up to the trip, we highly recommend trip cancellation insurance. In many situations, this may be the only way to receive a refund for unused services. In brief, Trip Cancellation insurance may allow you to get reimbursement if you need to cancel your expedition when you are not entitled to a refund from Alpine Ascents.
Alpine Ascents International offers a plan in conjunction with Travelex.
• If you are signing up online or over the phone our location number is #47-0553.
• For non-technical trips choose the Travel Select plan.
• For technical climbs choose the Travel Select Plan and select the Adventurer Plus Pak during your check out.
• There is a requirement that you sign up for your policy within 21 days of registering for your trip if you have a pre-existing condition.
• The Adventurer Plus Pak must be purchased within 21 days of your trip registration.
• Detailed policy information will be sent upon receipt of your completed application.
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