Island Peak Climbing (6189m) with EBC-18 Days

Island Peak Summit
  •   Destination: Everest Region
  •  Activities: Climbing & Trekking
  •   Trip Grade: A
  •   Departure from: Kathmandu
  •   Arrival on: Kathmandu
  •  Group size: 1- 12 People
  •  Best Seasons: Sept- Oct- Nov & March- April- May
  •   Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  •   Accomodation: All Accommodation
  •   Transportation: All Transportation (including Air Flight)

EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK (EBC TREK )
Everest base camp trek is one of the best destinations to the world's highest
mountains. The trekking trail goes through the Sagarmatha national park -a world
heritage site. Everest base camp trek 5363 meter takes us to Sherpa villages,
many monasteries, stupas and garden of Himalayas. This is the best destination
for natural lovers & adventurers . Everest base camp trek starts from Lukla
(Kathmandu to Lukla by Flight) and have to follow the beautiful river Dudhkoshi
which passes through several Sherpa villages (Sherpa- Ethnic people living in the
high Himalayas). Namche bazar is the biggest village in khumbu region, here has
several Souvenir shops, Clothing shops, Cafe, good internet, better lodges, Money
exchange counters, etc. People here are nice and friendly. Here got some
monasteries and Buddhist gompas to visit around and also got National park’s
head quarter office. Little up from Namche bazaar you have first best view of Mt.
Everest 8848 meter, Lhoste 8516m, Nupste 7861m , Amadablam 6812m and more
mountains on view. From Tengboche all mountains are closer and you can even
view them from your bedroom or dining hall or if you just step out of the door to
see best Himalayan mountains views. You can see sunrise or sunset view from
here making you feel that you are in heaven on earth! The path continues to
ascend to the villages of Pangboche (3930 meter), Pheriche (4200 meter),
Dinboche (4358 meter) and reaching to khumbu glacier . The path follows the
giacier, first to lobuche and then to Gorakshep. The views are spectacular as you
continue to walk to Gorakshep(5100 meter), the last settlement before reaching
EBC. The Everest base camp is 2.5 to 3 hrs gentle walk form Gorakshep. From
Everest base camp( 5364 meter)you can have a closer spectacular view of khumba
icefall. And you’ll have a best view point, Kalapather(5550 meter) from where you
can get 360 degree mountains views including awesome views of Mt. Everest
(8848 meter), Mt. Nupste, Pumari mountain, Aama dablam, Tabuche, Lobuche
and many more Himalayan views.

Island Peak (6189m)

Island Peak (6189 meter) is very popular Climbing Peak in Everest region. Island peak is best
for New Climbers who wants to experience Mountaineering & Trekking. And also can take it as a pre-training
before summitting the Mt. Everest. This Peak is the most ideal peak for the trekkers who wants to have bit more adventure than just doing Everest Base Camp Trek. Climbing peak is not that easy like a trekking but while you are on the Top of the Peak then you’ll have enormous Proud feeling and the scenery from the top is breathtaking. While you reach the top you’ll forget
everything and just would have a heavenly feeling which you never have had experienced
before and it remains throughout your whole life. The Journey of Island peak climbing starts from
Kathmandu fly to Lukla and follow Dudhkoshi River which takes you to the largest settlement (Namche
Bazar) before further entering into the forest of higher mountains, including Mt. Everest.
After EBC (Everest Base Camp) the trail takes you to Komgma la Pass (5535 meter) which is one
of the highest passes in Nepal . After crossing the pass you’ll arrive Chhukung village. Chhukung
is the last village (with a proper lodge to stay) before heading towards the Island Peak.
After Chhukung you’ll be sleeping in a Tented Camp. You’ll have some Climbing training at the
Island Base camp. And the next day (early in the morning) you’ll start to conquer the Island
Peak. Most of the climbers do reach the peak before noon time.
After summiting the Island Peak you’ll be walking down to Chhukung and in other days to
Dingboche, Namche, Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu.

“Apex Nepal Treks & Tours” is  a guide owned company in Nepal . And we
organize best “ Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp  ” in Nepal.

Trip Highlights

 Garden of Himalayas including top of the world, Mt Everest 8848
 Higher elevation Shrepa villages
 Kingdom of Buddhism, several monasteries & stupas
 Close views of khumbu icefull
 World natural heritage site- Sagarmatha national park
 Best place for seeing sunrise/ Sunset views on the Himalayas
 Beautiful villages: Namche, Khumjung , Panbuche, Dinbuche,etc.
 Home of Everest Conquerors
 Has some wild animals and himalayan birds
 Can see Yeti’s real scalp & Hand (Not scientifically proven but some local
people do believe it )
 Several kinds of local foods
 Once in a Lifetime experience on the top of Island Peak.

At a Glance

Island peak is best for New Climbers who wants to experience Mountaineering & Trekking. And also can take it as a pre-training
before summitting the Mt. Everest. This Peak is the most ideal peak for the trekkers who wants to have bit more adventure than just doing Everest Base Camp Trek. Climbing peak is not that easy like a trekking but while you are on the Top of the Peak then you’ll have enormous Proud feeling and the scenery from the top is breathtaking. While you reach the top you’ll forget
everything and just would have a heavenly feeling which you never have had experienced
before and it remains throughout your whole life.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day01: Arrival in Kathmandu and trip preparation (1,300m)
Day02: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m) 3 – 4 hours trek
Day03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m), 5 – 6 hours
Day04: Acclimatization Day – Namche Bazaar: (3,440m)
Day05: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m), 10km, 5 – 6 hours
Day06: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360m), 5 – 6 hours
Day07: Dingboche: Acclimatization
Day08: Dingboche to Lobuche (4940m), 5-6 hours
Day09: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170m), visit Everest Base Camp (5,364m), 6-7 hours
Day10: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5545m) and back to Lobuche (4940m), 7-8 hours
Day11: Lobuche to Kongma La (5,535m) to Chhukung (4,730m), 6-7 hours

Day12: Chhukung to Island Peak base camp (5,200m), 3-4 hours
Day13: Pre-climb training on Island Peak Base Camp
Day14: Island Peak base camp to Island Peak summit (6,189m),back to Chhukung : 10-
12 hours
Day15:  Chhukung to Namche bazar(3440 meter ) 8-9 hours
Day16: Namche bazar to Lukla (2700m)- 7 hours
Day17: Fly to Kathmandu
Day18: Departure day

What's Included

 Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
 Teahouse accommodation during the trek
 All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
 All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the
itinerary
 Domestic flights (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu)
 Guided city tour in Kathmandu by a private vehicle
 Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
 An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader
and assistant trek leader (6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
 Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
 Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and
accommodation
 All necessary paperwork and trekking permits , TIMS
 All government and local taxes
 Climbing permits and all documentation of Island Peak.
 Experienced climbing Sherpa, etc.

Accommodations

All Accommodations are included during the entire trip. In Kathmandu- 3Star level Hotel. During the trek- Lodge & Tented Camp as per itinerary.

Meals

All Meals are Included (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with Tea/ Coffee)

Team Composition

“Apex Nepal Treks & Tours” arranges best Team Composition with a Team Leader, Sherpa & Porters along with the Climbers.

Climber Numbers: 1 to 12 People

 

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements

Normal trekkers who has pre-trekking experiences and has reached the altitude of 3,000m are eligible of climbing Island Peak without much difficulties.

Note;- The climbers would be given a pre-climbing training before heading towards the summit, so, it makes them feel easier and acquires much confidence to summit the peak.

Best Time to Travel

Sept- Oct- Nov & March- April- May

Day01: Arrival in Kathmandu and trip preparation (1,300m)
Day02: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m) 3 – 4 hours trek
Day03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m), 5 – 6 hours
Day04: Acclimatization Day – Namche Bazaar: (3,440m)
Day05: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m), 10km, 5 – 6 hours
Day06: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360m), 5 – 6 hours
Day07: Dingboche: Acclimatization
Day08: Dingboche to Lobuche (4940m), 5-6 hours
Day09: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170m), visit Everest Base Camp (5,364m), 6-7 hours
Day10: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5545m) and back to Lobuche (4940m), 7-8 hours
Day11: Lobuche to Kongma La (5,535m) to Chhukung (4,730m), 6-7 hours

Day12: Chhukung to Island Peak base camp (5,200m), 3-4 hours
Day13: Pre-climb training on Island Peak Base Camp
Day14: Island Peak base camp to Island Peak summit (6,189m),back to Chhukung : 10-
12 hours
Day15:  Chhukung to Namche bazar(3440 meter ) 8-9 hours
Day16: Namche bazar to Lukla (2700m)- 7 hours
Day17: Fly to Kathmandu
Day18: Departure day

What's Included

 Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
 Teahouse accommodation during the trek
 All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
 All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the
itinerary
 Domestic flights (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu)
 Guided city tour in Kathmandu by a private vehicle
 Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
 An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader
and assistant trek leader (6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
 Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
 Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and
accommodation
 All necessary paperwork and trekking permits , TIMS
 All government and local taxes
 Climbing permits and all documentation of Island Peak.
 Experienced climbing Sherpa, etc.

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