Island Peak Climbing - 18 days

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Duration
18 days
Max. Elevation
6189m
Group size
1-10
Level
beginner
Transportation
All ground transportation & Domestic Flight
Best Season
During spring season (March to May) and autumn season (September to November).
Accomodation
Hotel/Lodge & tent
Meals
Breakfast at Kathmandu and all meal During the Island Peak Climbing
Starts at
Kathmandu
Ends at
lukla
Trip Route
Kathmandu -Namche Bazaar-Chhukung valley--Island Peak Base camp-Tyangboche-Namche bazzer -kathmandu

Highlights

    • 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

World’s superlative features of the Mother Nature are present in Nepal. From world’s tallest Mt. Everest to the deepest gorge Kaligandaki and the world’s most beautiful mountain Amadablam to the world’s 2nd richest place for the water resources make Nepal the holy shrine of adventurous people. Embark today and harvest the allures of being alive in this serene Himalayas. Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage the trekking agency based in Nepal is delighted to endow the Island Peak Climbing package for the climbers to enjoy the magnificence of the Mt. Everest Khumbu region. Surrounded by the lofty Himalayas like Everest, Lhotse Nuptse, Amadablam, Makalu and other numerous peaks this gorgeous mountain has been an ideal climbing destination for aspiring climbers across the globe. Residing at the height of 6189 m on top of the Dingboche Valley amidst the lofty Himalayan peak adjacent to the Chhukung Ri the mountain has seen so many legendary climbers set foot on its summit.

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.

Physical Conditions and Experience Requirements

18 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

Additional Information

You can surf through our website for the more information regarding services, altitudes, terrain difficulty and requirements. If you want to know more about Nepalese culture, traditions and other FAQs answers then please feel free to inquire further. Call us any time at Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage

Important Note

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.


Trip Itinerary

on arrival at airport we will welcome you and transfer to you hotel.Evening welcome dinner with Nepali cultural dance show.Overnight at Hotel.


Wake up morning then heading to Airport for the 35 minute scenic flight to Tenzing and Hillary Airport at Lukla at 2804meters. After landing we have time to explore the village while our Sherpa crew sorts and loads our trekking equipment. Then we begin our trek by descending towards the Dudh Koshi River where we join the main trail to Namche Bazaar, located just above Chaunrikharka (2713m). The walking is easy and after passing through the small village of Ghat (2550m) it is a short walk to Phakding. Overnight at Guesthouse

We continue trekking along the banks of the Dudh Koshi, crossing this majestic river many times on exciting suspension bridges laden with prayer flags. After entering Sagamartha National Park, the trail climbs steeply with breathtaking views. Namche Bazaar known as the Gateway to Everest is home to many quality restaurants, hotels, lodges, shops, money exchanges, internet cafes and bakeries. Namche is one of the biggest villages along the whole Everest trail. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Relaxing day in Namche Bazaar.We will spend a day here in order to acclimatize and adjust to the thinning of the air, as well as a short trek where a museum is celebrating the traditional customs of the Sherpa people. Today we hike up the Syangboche Airport around Everest View Hotel. From this point, we can see rewarding views of the Himalayas with stunning sunrise and sunset over the panorama of Khumbu peaks. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Today we trek to Tengboche from Namche Bazaar.The trek continues along the rushing glacial waters of the Dudh Koshi with magnificent views of the mountains. We trek to an altitude of 3860 meters. On reaching Tengboche you will see the local monastery. Inside the monastery are incredibly ornate wall hangings, a 20-foot sculpture of Buddha, and the musical instruments and robes of the Lamas. The group will be taken to observe a prayer ceremony either in the evening or morning depending on how the day’s trekking went. Overnight at Guesthouse.


Having breakfast then heading to Lobuche.Today, the trail continues along the lateral moraine of the Khumbu Glacier and passes by stone memorials for climbers who have perished on nearby summits.We continue to climb as we are heading to the altitude of 4910 meters at Lobuche which is really just a few huts at the foot of giant Lobuche peak. Some breathing problems may arise today due to the altitude. Overnight at Guesthouse

Let’s experience the most adventurous day.Its a big and difficult day walk along the Khumbu Glacier and up to Everest Base Camp at 5365 meters, the closest you can get to Mt. Everest without mountaineering equipment. There will likely be a team about to attempt the summit. The view of the Khumbu Icefall from Base Camp is spectacular. We return back to Gorak Shep for the night. Overnight at Guesthouse.











Enjoying your last glimpse of the mountains you have recently visited for one last time on the 35 minute scenic flight back to Kathmandu. On arrival in Kathmandu, we will transfer you hotel. Relaxing and buy souvenir. Overnight at Kathmandu.

The journey within the mountains of Nepal comes to an end today!We will transfer you airport as per your flight time.

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Includes

    • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
    • Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
    • Hotel in Kathmandu teahouses and tented accommodation during trekking and climbing
    • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
    • Welcome and farewell dinners
    • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
    • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
    • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trekking, guide)
    • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter
    • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
    • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion
    • Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
    • All necessary paper works; trekking permits and Mera Peak climbing permit
    • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader
    • All government and local taxes

Doesn't Include

    Nepal visa fee: Nepal entry visa : US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency for 30 days
    International Airfare
    • Entrance fee during the sightseeing in Kathmandu
    • Travel & Health Insurance – Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance (Most recommended)
    • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Any alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, boiled & mineral water, beverages etc during the trek.
    • Tips for trekking & other employed staffs.
    • Hot shower, battery charges (available in trek with extra cost or free in some lodges).
    • Any other cost, which is not mentioned in cost includes items as above
    • Group mountaineering (climbing) equipments

Complimentary

Packing List

1. Clothing
Thermal Base Layers – Tops and Bottoms
Heavy Base Layers
Trekking Pants
Hard-shell pants
Down Pant
T-shirts – Short and long sleeve
Mid Layer Top
Insulated Jacket
Hard-shell Jacket
Down Jacket/Parka
2. Footwear:
Double insulated mountaineering boots for climbing
Hiking boots (Full and waterproof) for approach
lightweight shoes for camp and around town
Gaiters
Flip-flops
Wool/Synthetic socks
Liner socks  

3. Handwear:
Liner gloves
Mid-weight gloves
Down mittens
 4. Headwear:
Cap/Sun Hat
Buff
Balaclava
Warm wool/Synthetic Hat
Eye Wear (Full coverage around eyes and nose)
Ski Goggles
5. Climbing Gears
Helmet
Ice Axe with a waist leash 
Mountaineering Crampons 
Lightweight Mountaineering Harness
Carabiners (2 Screwgate and 2 Snapgate) 
Belay Device(ATC Guide or Figure 8) 
Ascender/Jumar
Prussik /Accessory Cord 
6. Backpacking
Small pack (35-40 litres)
Waterproof duffel bag
Padlocks for the duffel bag
Pack cover
7. Accessories
Water Bottles: 2 bottles of 1 litre each with insulation cover
Trekking poles 
Headlamp: 200-300 lumens with spare batteries
Camera
Power bank/Solar Charger
Universal adapter
Notebooks/Diary 
Pocket knife
8. Hygiene and first aid
Skincare (Maximum SPF sunscreen and lip balm)
Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Soap, Moisturizer 
Hand Sanitizer
Toilet paper and wet wipes
Personal first aid kit (Include personal prescriptions, high altitude medications, painkillers, first-aid tape, band-aids etc.)
Water treatment
9. Others
Comfort Foods (Bring snacks and foods you like to munch)
Travel clothes to wear in Kathmandu
Sleeping bag (-20 degrees sleeping bag)
Inflatable mattress

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