Island peak climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek Overview

Island peak climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek Overview

Island peak climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek Overview

Price:- $2575 
Difficulty:- Challanging

Trip Length:- 20 Days 
Group Size : 2-10 Pax

Activities : Trekking, Sightseeing, Peak climbing

Best Month : October to December and March to May

Transportation : Private Car & Flight

Accommodation : Hotel & Lodge

Style : Tea house\Camping

Max Elevation : 6,189m/20,305ft

Meal : Breakfast in Kathmandu and Full board meals during the trek

Trip Route : Kathmandu-Lukla-Namche-Gorekshep-Everest Base Camp-Chukung-Island peak-Namche-Lukla-Kathmandu

Everest base camp trek and Island peak climbing gives you both test of trekking and climbing which is a bit challenging and one of the most exciting adventure trip in the world. There are several ways to start this life time adventure trip. The most common is flying to Lukla and Trek to Everest Base Camp and back to Lukla to fly out to Kathmandu. This trek takes you through the most popular village of Khumbu region to the Base Camp of the world’s highest mountain Mt. Everest (8,848m/29,021ft).The highlights of the trek is spectacular views of Himalayan range and Everest Base Camp and of course Island peak climbing which is lifetime experience. Hike to Kalapathar (The literal meaning is Black Rock) is an interesting with its most dramatic views of Mt. Everest, Pumari, Nuptse, and Lhotse along with incredible peaks of entire Khumbu region. This is a great fusion of spectacular views of Himalayan range and richest Sherpa people with its unique culture.

Island peak also called Imja Tse 6189m is the most popular trekking peak to climb in Everest region. It is located on top of the Chukung glacier between Ama Dablam and Lhotse Mountain. This mountain was named "Island Peak" in 1952 AD, by a climbing team of Eric Shipton, due to its striking location in the middle of the Chhukung valley, like an Island on a sea of ice. Island peak was first ascended in 1953 by a British team as preparation for climbing Everest. Island Peak climbing trip fulfills the dream of every amateur and serious climbers, who have been seeking the thrill of adventure and wish to take adventure climbing trips beyond simply trekking in Everest. 

Special Notice: Due to unpredictable weather conditions in the Himalayas there may be unforeseen schedule changes with domestic flights to Lukla and from Lukla. The flights may be delayed for several hours or pushed back by a day or more, depending on the circumstances. Although this is rare, it can happen even during the best trekking seasons. As you know, high altitude weather conditions can be difficult to predict. Therefore, we strongly suggest that you plan for this by allowing for an extra day or two in Nepal after your trek, if possible. This will help ensure that you have some flexibility with regard to your trek. On the other hand, if everything goes according to plan, you will have time to enjoy other activities such as rafting, wildlife viewing, shopping, or just relaxing after your adventure.

*Another option (in case of flight delay/cancellation) is to take a helicopter to/from Lukla. If you choose to go this route, we can arrange everything upon request.


Trip Itinerary

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing and trip preparation (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 03: Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft)

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11,283ft)

Day 05: Acclimatize day at Namche

Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3,867m/12684ft)

Day 07: Trek to Pheriche (4,240m/13,910ft)

Day 08: Acclimatize day at Pheriche

Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4,928m/16164 ft)

Day 10: Trek to Gorekshep and Visit Everest Base camp (5,364m/17,598ft)

Day 11: Hike to Kalapatthar and Trek to Dingboche (4,358m/14,295 ft)

Day 12: Trek Chhukung( 4,730m/15,518ft)- 3 to 4 hrs

Day 13: Trek to Island Peak Base camp (5,200m/17,060ft), 3-4 hours

Day 14: Island Peak High Camp (5,600m/18,372ft), 2-3 hours

Day 15: Island Peak summit (6,189m/20,305ft) & back to Chhukung, 9-10 hours

Day 16: Trek to Khumjung (3,780m/12,402ft)

Day 17: Trek to Namche (3,440m/11,283ft), 4-5 hrs

Day 18: Trek to Lukla (2,652m/8,700ft)

Day 19: Fly to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 20: Departure day


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