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Island Peak Climbing

Island Peak Climbing - 20 Days

Trip Facts

Group Size
+2 People above
Trip Grade
Very strenuous
Accommodation
Hotel/Tea House/Tented Camp
Max. Elevation
6189M
Meals
Full Board
Transportation
Private Vehicle/Flight

Trip Highlights

  • Magnificent view of the glorious peaks of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse and other highest mountain.
  • Scenic mountain flight to Lukla (2840m)
  • Visit Everest Base Camp (5365m) & Kalapatter (5545m)
  • High altitude Buddhist monasteries and stupa
  • Sherpa culture, custom, tradition exploration.
  • Lead by experience sherpa and porter.

Trip Overview of Island Peak Climbing

Island Peak is situated at amid of Ama Dablam and Lhotse Mountains on the upper most of Chhukung Glacier. Island Peak is counted as the most preferred Peak which offers brilliant occasion to attain a Himalayan Summit of 6,189m. Island Peak with EBC is thus the admired peak mountaineering destination in Nepal, positioned on the summit of the glacier with the rough ecological organization. It is thought that each year more or less 300 groups of people endeavor to balance Island Peak every year. Island Peak offers an exceptional opening to go up the Himalayan summit along with the breathtaking hike to the Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar. The mainly hard section of Island peak is measured as a varied swing, ice wall situated in the incline slides which show the way next to the slim summit rim. The suitable time for mountaineering Island Peakis in the months of March to May and September to December.

Arriving at the summit of Island Peak is a tricky task and therefore when trekkers make the top of the Peak, trekkers will be aptly delighted with the stunning surveillance from the peak. Trek in Dudh Koshi valley is significant previous to get on in Island Peak. Trekkers may be exhausted following the trekking of Dudh Koshi so, when trekkers are aware of superior and relaxed then trekkers will shift for the Island Peak. Spaced out from trekking trekkers will be hallowed with ideal village of Sherpa and imaginative monasteries. When trekkers completed with Peak Climbing, they will come back over the route back next to Namche and Lukla all along with fine and diverse recollections.

Tourist Link Treks & Expedition has arranged for 14 days of trekking package of Island Peak which is a short cut, antagonistic with exploratory itinerary. Tourist Link Treks & Expedition will lead the trekkers to the Summit in a speedy way. The planned itinerary will keep on directly to the Island Peak as a victorious summit and will take to the Kathmandu safely. In case if trekkers have sufficient time then, they can go for the long days of itineraries as well.


Itinerary

Upon your arrival at the International Airport in Kathmandu, our team members from Tourist Link Treks & Expedition will welcome you and explain briefly about the tour package. You will then be taken to the hotel where you will be staying for the overnight. Stay overnight in a hotel.

On the first day of the tour package, we will be sightseeing around the Capital city of Nepal; Kathmandu. Several world heritage sites are included in Kathmandu Valley like Basantapur Durbar square, Swayambhunath Temple, Bouddha Stupa, Pasupatinath Temple, Patan Durbar Square and so on that will keep visitors delighted. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

On the second day, we will board a flight to the Lukla Airport, known as Tenzing-Hillary Airport. This will be the magnificent mountain flight and the flight itself can be no less than an escapade as the airport join up as mainly risky airport in the world, known the position, height and landscape. Within 30 minutes, we will reach to Lukla enjoying the spectacular views of the mountains during the flight. After landing at Lukla, we will take breakfast and get on the trek. Around 3 hours, we will reach Phakding village where we will be staying. Stay overnight at guesthouse.


On the third day, we start again our trek and follow the trail along the Dudh Kosi River while ascending through Himalayan Pine and Deodar Cedar forests to the ultimate destination, that of popular village of Namche Bazaar. The village of Namche has remained a momentous trading point for Nepalese and Tibetan traders who exchange salt, dried meat and other consumable and textile items. Stay overnight at a guesthouse.

On the following day of the trek, we will spend in Namche for acclimatization. As the altitude will increase significantly, a day for acclimatization is paramount and severely sensible for probable trekkers. One can spend the day in Lukla visiting the local Bazaar of Namche or visiting the close by Sherpa villages. If we are not tired and can walk for another few hours, then we can go to Everest Hotel for immense panoramic views of Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse and others. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Tengboche (3,867m) is another village of Khumbu region whichsituated in North Eastern Nepal. Tengboche is famous for the Buddhist monastery thought to be built in 1923.Tengboche offers panoramic sight of Himalayas, Mountains and different popular Peaks. Tengboche is also the birth place of mountaineer Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

On the following day we resume our trek and head towards Pheriche. Pheriche is another village of Eastern Nepal of Khumbu Region with an altitude of 4,371m. It is famous for trekkers as well as climbers as it is the stop point for them where they can have some rest. Initially, this place was known for farming potatoes, buckwheat and rearing Yaks. At present in summer, people especially male are engaged in trekking as a trekkers or guide or bearers. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

On the 7th day, we will head towards Lobuche after having breakfast in Pheriche. Lobuche is a beautiful place with beautiful mountains. Basically it is inculcated with two major Peaks which are named as Lobuche Far East and Lobuche East. Stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Gorakhshep is an ending trail for numerous trekkers in the Khumbu Region which is decoded as “Dead raven” in Sherpa idiom. Apart from the habitat it is known as a residential territory for large flocks of soaring ravens. It is interesting to know that Gorakhshep is the final village before you reach to Mount Everest. You can stop here for the lemon tea too. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

On the 9th day, we will be moving to Dingboche as it is the famous place in the Khumbu region and all the trekkers and climbers take rest before they start to Mount Everest and other Himalayas. People who live in Dingboche have their main occupation as tourism, especially by running lodges or tenting areas. Stay overnight at a guesthouse.

On the 10th day, we will move to Chhukhung early in the morning taking your breakfast. We necessitate to march a little bit more than the standard days as it a lengthy days trek. Chukkang is just a slight bit far from the Island Peak Base Camp. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

We will start the trek in an early morning as we aim to get to the Island Peak Base Camp. Island Peak Base Camp (6189 m) is an extremely large Peak and this Peak is not planned for everyone. The nature of the peak asks very difficult climbing, because of its lofty altitude. Many trekkers too go through the elevated sickness. We get time to view Glacier Lake from the Island Peak Base Camp. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

The next day, we will hike promote up to High Camp from the Island Peak Base Camp. We will be walking for 4 hours and get complete for the High Camp and set mutually organize for the next day to get to the summit in next day. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

This is an essential day as we will extent the summit from where we can outlook Pumori (7161m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8463m), Lobuche (6145m), Cho Oyu (8201m). These are considered as the most fantastic views that you can see from the summit. Again after the trek we will go back over to Base Camp. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

This day is taken as an additional day for endeavoring the summit. This is similar to be an extra day for the discovery just in case if we encounter the bad weather. There are adequate things to discover in the Summit and we will be amazed viewing the attractiveness. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

On the 15th day, we will begin again our trek by moving downhill from the Island Peak. Trek to Tengboche will seize nearly 4 hours. As we have already trek Tengboche, we are familiar with the nearby surrounding. Stay overnight at a guest house.

From Tengboche, we will set to trek Namche Bazaar (3440m), taking the breakfast. Namche Bazaar is astoundingly astonished place where we can take benefit from the lovely beauty of nature. On the way we can yet take a break to visit the archetypal villages of Khumjung along with Khunde. We can visit the monasteries which are awfully exclusive in its formation. Stay overnight at a guest house.

The trek continues further downhill as we reach Lukla after almost seven hours of trek. We will be staying in Lukla for the rest of day and get ready ourselves to board a flight back to Kathmandu in next day from Lukla (2,850m). Stay overnight at a guesthouse.[sawcon title="Day 19: Fly back to Kathmandu"] On this day of the tour package, we will board a flight back to Kathmandu, enjoining 30 minutes of exciting mountain flight. From the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you will be transferred into the hotel to have some rest. Since you are leaving in next day you can utilize this day by roaming around the corners of Kathmandu. Stay overnight at hotel.

On the 19th day of the tour package, you will be again transferred into the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu with equal respect. From the airport you are free to choose your next destination and we will hope to see you again.


What's included?

  • Pickups and drops from hotels and airports
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu Valley (Monkey Temple, Pasupapati Tample, Boudhanath, Durbar square)
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu, teahouses and tents during trekking and climbing
  • All ground transportation as per the itinerary by private vehicles
  • All entrance and permit fees for visits to monuments and museums
  • Services of English speaking, trained and experienced staff including trekking guide(leader), climbing sherpa and porters including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food
  • All domestic flights (Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu)
  • Welcome dinner
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals in mountain
  • Porter services for trekking (2 Trekkers: 1 porter)
  • All necessary paper work; trekking permits and Island Peak climbing permit
  • Good quality Tents and Kitchen goods for camping
  • Travel and rescue arrangements
  • Group mountaineering (climbing) equipments
  • Medical kit
  • Company services and all required government taxes/royalties

What's not included?

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Altitude for oxygen
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu because if early back to ktm
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses like bar bills , laundry service
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Tips & donation

Fixed Departures

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Essential Information

Gear Checklist

Gears are like the extra limbs which assure your safe climbing expedition. As most of your trail is covered with thick snow and rocky terrains, you must be prepared for all kind of situations here. Every equipment is must during the climb, and you can train for a few hours to properly handle these before the climb. You might buy or rent these kinds of stuff but be sure to check each of them beforehand Read more...

Food, drinking water, and accommodation facilities

Accommodations might lose even some of the necessary facilities as we move higher up in the trails of Himalayas. It is wise to be prepared for some of the things like solar chargers, necessary pills, and sleeping bags. Once the climbing commences, you will be staying the nights in a suitable Tent. Keeping the uncertainty of the terrain under consideration, you or the climbing guide must have prior experience of handling Tents in unfavorable situations too. Read more...

Peak Climbing Permit

Depending upon the category under which the peaks fall you will have to pay a certain amount per person which also differs on what season you will be climbing the peaks. These charges are fixed by the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), and you must check it's inclusion during the enquiry of the program. Read more...

Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness is one of the primary concern while trekking in the areas of higher altitude. You must be prepared and act quickly if the symptoms appear during the trek. Using some prevention techniques, you can slow down and minimize the symptoms of Altitude sickness up to some extent. Read More...


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