Trip Highlights of Island Peak
- Scenic mountain flight to Lukla.
- Khumbu Ice fall and Makalu Himalayan Range
- Tengboche Monastery
- Panoramic view of four tallest peaks of the world.
- Explore Sagarmatha National Park, world’s highest national park.
- Adventurous hiking in world famous trail.
- Enjoy the view from the base of the Mount Everest.
- Observe unique culture and village of Sherpa.
- Sightseeing in Kathmandu
We will take the climbers along the Everest Base Camp Trekking route up to the base camp of world’s tallest mountain Mt. Everest and returns back to the base camp. En-route to the summit the chance to witness the adventurous Kong Ma La Pass, Chhukung Ri and stunning Dingboche windy valley climbers would get autonomous acclimatization. This is the highlight and secret of the perfect itinerary planning of our trekking planner team. The spacious summit of the Island Peak allows the climbers to gather as much as views and memories as possible either via eyes, mind or camera. Sharp ridges and occasional crevasses too make it somewhat difficult. Your physical perseverance and endurance will be tested during Island Peak Climbing however it would not be as hard as expedition of the mountains above 7000 m height. Furthermore, pre planning and training before scaling the peak by our Sherpa would definitely pave way for the first timers on mountains as well. You just have to make a wish of scaling the most famous mountain of Nepal. We are here to materialize your dream journey in the most competitive package with best hospitality and quality service. Island Peak Climbing can become your stepping stone for the further mountaineering glory in your life.
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft) & trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft), 3-4 hrs walk
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft), 5-6 hrs walk
Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar
Day 06: Trek to Tyangboche(3,867m/12684ft), 5-6 hrs walk
Day 07: Trek to Pheriche(4,200m/13,776ft), 4-5 hrs walk
Day 08: Aclimatization day at Pheriche
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche(4,928m/16164 ft), 5-6 hrs walk
Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep (5,160m/16,929ft) & Everest base camp hike (5,316m/17,437ft) 5-7 hours
Day 11: Early hike to Kala Pathar and trek to Dingboche (4,358m/14,295 ft), 7-8 hrs walk
Day 12: Dingboche to Chhukung valley(4,730m/15,518ft), 2-3 hrs walking
Day 13: Chhukung -Island Peak Base camp (5,200m/17,060ft), 3-4 hours
Day 14: Island Peak Base Camp to High Camp (5,600m/18,372ft), 2-3 hours
Day 15:High camp to summit (6,189m/20,305ft) to Chhukung
Day 16: Trek to Tyangboche(3,867m/12684ft), 4-5 hrs walk
Day 17: Day 17:Trek to Namche (3,440m/11,283ft), 4-5 hrs walk
Day 18: Trek to Lukla(2,800m/9,186ft), 6-7 hrs walk
Day 19:Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 20:Leisure at Kathmandu
Day 21:Departure from Kathmandu
Physical Conditions and Experience Requirements
21 days of Island Peak Climbing is considered as moderate. If you jog or perform morning walks regularly then it would not be any problem for you to walk on the trail. However, it is highly recommended that you should start doing mild exercises one month prior to your trekking date. This would help in creating best Himalayan walking holiday experience. Having said that, it should be noted Technical Skill are not needed. The major hurdle is an altitude. Therefore, person having past medical history of lung, heart and blood diseases are extremely advised to consult your doctor before embarking on this journey
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We try to depart on the scheduled itinerary, we cannot promise to guarantee fixed departure only in case of flight cancellation, delays. we request you to plan out extra few days in case the weather does not stay in our favor. Since your safety is our uttermost priority, we also request you to follow your team leaders and your guides’ since they are trained and experienced in this particular area. We can arrange to occupy your day with adventures and exploration activities to utilize the day.
Weather condition in the Himalayas is also subject to change which can be an obstruction during your travels. Since obstacles are unpredictable, Nepal Adventure pilgrimage Treks & Expedition facilitates our customers to arrange helicopter service if needed (at extra cost). We can arrange helicopter service during the time of flight delays/ cancellation and during personal preferences. Since helicopters can fly in arduous circumstances compared to airplanes.