Duration: 20
Difficulty: Difficult/Adventure
Best Season: Spring and Autumn
Arrival On: Kathmandu
Activity Per Day: 6-7 hours of trekking
Accomodation: Hotel, Lodge, Teahouse, Tent, Camping
Trip Overview

Island Peak has become one of the most thrilling and technical peaks in the Everest region. This peak is being famous day by day as while summiting this peak you will also complete The Everest Base  Camp Trek. similarly; it is the famous peak in the Everest region having an elevation of (6,189m/20,305ft). This Trek takes you through the heart of Khumbu Valley and visiting the base(5363m/17,595 feet) of the world tallest Mountain the Mt. Everest(8848m/29,029 feet).

This Peak is done by many people who are new to Climbing and who wish to climb Mt. Everest in the future. Hence, this peak requires Energetic and physically fit climber. Itinerary of the Island Peak has been schedule professionally so that you are not prone to altitude sickness and your body gets properly acclimatize. Since your health plays a very vital role in the Mountain.

This 20 day Trek Begin from and comes to end from the gateway of Everest region; Tenzing-Hillary Airport. In this Trek only experience climbing Sherpa guide and climbing sherpa (assistant/helper) are kept. Before summiting the Island Peak it is mandatory to visit Everest Base Camp Trek as it makes your body ready to face the altitude of Island Peak; and also makes your more comfortable while climbing.

On this Trek, you will have Tea house Trek till Chukung and we provide Camping Trek at the Island Peak Base Camp (5200m) and till High Camp if required. On this Trek (Island Peak) you will encounter many great mountains such as; Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablang and many mountains above <6000 m and the breathtaking panoramic view from Kalapathar.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:  Arrival day in Kathmandu (1300m)

Day 02: Trek Preparation day in Kathmandu

Day 03: Kathmandu to Lukla and flight to Phakdhing( 2,800m/9184ft (Lukla) & 2,652m/8,698ft (Phakding)

Day 04: Phakdhing to Namche Bazaar( 3,440m/11,283ft)

Day 05:  Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar  3,440m/11,283ft

Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche ( 3,870m/12,684ft

Day 07:  Tengboche to Dingboche (4,400m/14,435ft)

Day 08:  Acclimatization Day in Dingboche (4,400m/14,435ft

Day 09:  Dingboche to Lobuche

Day 10:  Lobuche to Gorakshep and Everest Base Camp 

Day 11:  EBC to Kalapathar and Dingboche

Day 12:  Dingboche to Chhukung

Day 13: Chhukung to Island Peak Base Camp

Day 14: Island Peak Summit and back to Chukung

Day 15: Chukung to Tengboche

Day 16: Tengboche to Namche / Monjo

Day 17:  Namche to Phakding and Lukla

Day 18: Lukla to Kathmandu 

Day 19:  Free Day in Kathmandu

Day 20:  Final Departure

 

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Accommodations

As you are picked from Tribhuwan International  Airpot, Kathmandu you will be accommodated in a three-star level Hotel with Bed and Breakfast.  We accommodate on the basis of twin shared room. A single room can be also accommodated upon your request. Your room will be facilitated with attached restrooms in the Kathmandu. During the Trekking premises, in some places, they only have a shared washroom and restroom. As you reach higher elevation single rooms may be difficult to manage.

Meals

During our Trek Authentic Nepali food is available and more common. You will also get international Cuisine such as Continental, Italian, Indian, etc. Breakfast-Dinner will be served as per lodge menu where we stay overnight. Lunch will be served on the trail of Next destination. During Trek, all meals will be provided whereas, only breakfast is served in Kathmandu. Sherpa Himalaya will serve you special last day dinner.

 

Best Time to Climb

Weather in Nepal is quite a favorable. For trekking we have two peak season; Spring & Autumn. Autumn season starts from September to November whereas Spring season starts from March to May. Beside this two season, you can Climb in Nepal in other months too but it is quite cold in January and rainy in the month of July & August.

 

Climbing

We will provide an experienced Climbing guide having fluency in English or any other language. 1 Climbing Sherpa Guide is entitled to every 3 members and 1 porter as per required. In every group, 1 Climbing guide is provided whereas Climbing Sherpa guide (assistant) is provided as per the size of the group. The proper management of Sherpa guides help in safety and make convenient while climbing. Even though if any member gets sick on the way to peak it will not affect the whole team and the rest team can successfully reach the peak.

Climbing individual Gears

When it comes to summiting a Peak Climbing Gears plays a very vital role and it is very important. It is the main thing that helps you to determine whether you can make the peak success or not. Proper quality to Gears makes you very easy in climbing whereas it also helps you stay away from cold and prevents frostbite and other problems.

Fixed rope, Tent, Kitchen stuff, Main rope, Snow bar, Ice screw, Rock pittan, and Ice hammer, etc are the gear which is provided by the Company.

Personal Climbing Gear you should bring

These are the gear that you should purchase:

Climbing boot, Crampons, Harness (safety belt),  sunglasses, Jumar, Figure of eight, Helmet, Ice axe, Carabiner (2 lock/ 2 unlock), Gloves, Windproof Gortex,  Sleeping Bag Jackets, Pants, Water bottles, Thermos, Sun cream, Hat, Down jackets, Inner thermal coat, some prusik, warm Socks (New), water bottle, Tape slings (2)

Note

Your health safety and last destination with high-quality service is our Main priority. Your guide has the authority to bring change in itinerary, stop or cancel any part of your itinerary if it is very necessary due to safety concern. However, these kinds of problem rarely arise. Our effort will be to follow our given itinerary. Weather condition, health problem or any natural disaster and flight cancellation due to bad weather in the mountain may bring change in itinerary.

 

Island Peak Map

Frequently Asked Questions

Included in the Cost
  • All transfer from Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport,
  • 4 nights Hotel in Kathmandu. (B&B) 3 star level Hotel
  • Domestic Flight (Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu)
  • Tea house, accommodation during the trek.
  • All Meals ( Tea, Breakfast , Lunch, Dinner) during the trek
  • Accommodation in Tent camp at Base camp and High camp During the Climbing with All Meals and Hot Drinks(Tea, breakfast,Lunch and Dinner)
  • All group camping equipment (kitchen tent, Dining tent, toilet tent, table, chair and kitchen, camping items) in Base camp
  • Trekking permit (TIMS Card)
  • Sagarmatha National Park Entry Fee
  • Special Island Peak Climbing Permit
  • Garbage Deposite
  • Experience Climbing Sherpa guide & Assistant " Climbing Sherpa " (For 3 Trekkers =1 Assistant support "Climbing Sherpa")
  • Group Climbing Equipment and instruments (Fixed Rope, Mean Rope, Ice Hamber, Snowbar,Ice Crew )
  • Single/Double tent at the Camp with mattress
  • Required Number of Potters
  • Cook, Kitchen Staff and other Necessary staff ( Base Camp and High camp)
  • Insurance For Climbing Guide and Climbing sherpa
  • Insurance for all Nepali Trekking staff
  • All Government and Local Taxes
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu Last Night