Island Peak Climbing with EBC 19 Days

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Island peak with EBC trek is a popular route for energetic and physically fit trekkers who have little or no mountain climbing experience. Though it is one of the most demanding and challenging but technically it is an easy climb so one can have an excellent first peak climb without other climbing experience. For this, we provide necessary training and workout before climbing the peak. Island Peak is one of the most climbed peaks in the Everest Region that can be reached from heartland Khumbu region.

The trail begins from Lukla to Dudh Koshi valley and ascent to Namche Bazaar , the gateway to Everest. Experiencing Everest and other mountain peaks, forest, etc we reach to Island peak base camp

 

Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and trasfer to the hotel
  • Day 02: City tour and Preparation day
  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2840m) and trek to Phakding(2610m) 3-4 hours
  • Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazar (3440m) 5-6 hours
  • Day 05: Acclimitization day
  • Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazar to Tengboche (3860m) 6-7 hours
  • Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Pheiche (4200m) 4-5 hours
  • Day 08: Trek from Pheriche to Louboche (3930m) 5-6 hours
  • Day 09: Trek from Louboche to Gorakshep (5170m) and visit Everest Base Camp(5364m) same day 6-7 hours
  • Day 10: Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapattar (5545m) and come back to Louboche (3930m) 7-8 hours
  • Day 11: Trek to Kongma la (5535m) to Chhukung (4730m) 7-8 hours
  • Day 12: Trek from Chhukung to Island Peak Base Camp (5200m) 3-4 hours
  • Day 13: Trek from Island Peak Base Camp to Island Peak High Camp (5600m) 3-4 hours
  • Day 14: Island Peak High Camp to Island Peak Summit (6189m) and back to Chhukung 9-10 hours
  • Day 15: Trek from Chhukung to Pangboche (3985m) 4-5 hours
  • Day 16: Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazar
  • Day 17: Trek from Namche Bazar to Lukla 4-5 hours
  • Day 18: Fly to Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel
  • Day 19: Final Departure

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel       

 When you land Kathmandu in Tribhuvan Internation aiport, you will be welcomed by a representative from Great Vision Trek. First we complete your Visa and other custom formalities; you will be transferred to the hotel organized by Great Vision along with your luggage. You then check in and take rest or you can visit our office and hang around as per your interest. You stay overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 02: City tour and Preparation day

Today, we tour to heritage sites at Kathmandu. We start a guide tour from your hotel to four heritage site in Kathmandu which is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. First we visit to Pashupatinath Temple situated in Gausala and banks of Bagmati River where Aryaghat, famous funeral site for Hindus lies. After sightseeing, we visit to Boudhanatha, the Buddhists shrine which is one of the largest stupa in the world. Boudhhanath is one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimages that include over 50 Tibetan Gompas or monasteries and popular tourist destination. Tour leads to Kathmandu Durbar Square also known as Basantapur holds the medieval king’s palaces who had ruled over Kathmandu Kingdom once. Our last tour will be Swayambhu (the self-existent) which is one of the famous touristic areas where we find large number of monkey population. After sightseeing, we go back to you hotel and you can take rest and stay.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2840m) and trek to Phakding(2610m) 3-4 hours

We will take early morning flight from Kathmandu (1400m). There are many flights for Lukla (2840 m). The flight duration from Kathmandu to Lukla is approximately 35 minutes. After we reach Lukla, we take rest for an hour while our guides and local porters prepare for the trip. After an hour rest, our trail begins to Phakding (2610 m).

Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazar (3440m) 5-6 hours

From Phakding trail leads to Dudh Koshi River and valley lying to its west bank. Climbing steeply towards Benkar through a rocky ridge, we head to the magnificient forests of magnolia, giant firs and rhododendron which make the trail beautiful to walk in. We climb up to Monjo (2840m) across the kyashar and enter the Sagarmatha National Park lying beyond Monjo. Way to entrance station makes a steep rocky descent where we cross Dudh Koshi River leading us to Namche Bazaar (3420m).

Day 05: Acclimitization day

After a hectic day, you need to take rest and prepare for further higher trek. This day will be a hiking day for you where we hike to the villages of Khumjung and Khunde. Our hike start from Shyanboche airstrip via climbing one hour and lead to Khunde where we pass through numerous stone Buddhist monuments. After Khunde, we head east to the large Khumjung village lying at the foot of the sacred mountain Khumbila. We then have lunch and rest for a while then follow to Chhorkung (3540m) and back to Namche Bazaar.

Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazar to Tengboche (3860m) 6-7 hours

From Namche, we resume our trek to Syangboche which is the old Airport but have the helicopter service. We can view beautiful peaks between through Syangboche and Khumjung such as Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Nuptese, Thamserku, Kwangde. Kangtega and many more. We then visit Khumjung village at 3790m ( a Sherpa village) where we can see the school and hospital made by Sir Edmount Hillary.

 After experiencing amazing peaks, we head to Sanasa which have a small settlement area. The trail from Sanasa drops to Phunki Thanga then climb up through forests and hills where we find monestary of Tengboche at 3870m. From here we can view inspiring parorama of Mountain giants including Everest, Ama Dablan, Kwangde, Kantega, Nuptse, Thamserku and Lhotse. We will stay in Tengboche village and experience the people’ lifestyle and culture.

Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Pheiche (4200m) 4-5 hours

Today we'd like to run up to the village of Pheriche. At first we follow the stone steps and hike down through the forest, enjoying the scents of the recent vegetation to cross the bridge over the Imja River at Chaturje. a giant chorten awaits our arrival on the opposite facet of the bridge at Somare. Walking on a flat path, we currently head toward another bridge, through the alpine meadows and yak herds following the geographical region of the Imja River. Before reaching the bridge we come upon a path junction wherever the Mount Everest 3 pass path meets the bottom camp path. going the Mount Everest 3 passes, trail, we currently continue on a daily Mount Everest base camp path and hike up to the Pheriche pass. Then a delicate hike down the pass past the bridge and stone walls can take us to the settlement of Pheriche. Within the evening, we stroll round the village of Pheriche. The night are spent at a reside Pheriche.

Day 08: Trek from Pheriche to Louboche (3930m) 5-6 hours

Lobuche is the destination set for the day. We follow the valley path that round the finish turns slightly right taking us to the bridge at Dughla. From Dughla, we head uphill on a tricky rocky ground path, till we reach atiny low pass and therefore the highland that marks the tip of the Khumbu ice mass. The place also exhibits the memorials of Sherpas who dies on Mount Everest. we then walk down the trail and continue on the geographic area of the Khumbu ice mass till we reach Lobuche, where you'll see a set of lodges for tourists. When resting for a few times if you're interested, we also take you to go to the Italian Pyramid centre. The night are spent at a inhabit Lobuche.

Day 09: Trek from Louboche to Gorakshep (5170m) and visit Everest Base Camp(5364m) same day 6-7 hours

Today we reach one out of the 2 destinations of the trek, that is, the mountain peak Base Camp. Following the path on the Khumbu glacier, the walk continues towards Gorakshep past Lobuche glacier, pyramid, Lobuche pass and therefore the confluence of Changri Nup, Changri Shar and Khumbu glacier. From Gorakshep, the walk continues on a ground route through the glacial and rocky path, passing the Khumbu ice to finally reach the mountain peak Base Camp. we spend some time taking photos then walk back to Gorakshep for nightlong keep. The night are spent at a people Gorakshep.

Day 10: Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapattar (5545m) and come back to Louboche (3930m) 7-8 hours

We trek to Kalapattar (5545m) from Gorakshep where we hike half day and then return back to Louboche (3930m) which takes about 7 to 8 hours.

Day 11: Trek to Kongma la (5535m) to Chhukung (4730m) 7-8 hours

Walking for about 3 to 4 hours from Dingboche we will reach Chhukung (4730m). Here we take rest and prepare for next day trail as we have to trek at high altitude.

Day 12: Trek from Chhukung to Island Peak Base Camp (5200m) 3-4 hours

We will have 3 to 4 hours of trek and we will reach Island Peak Base Camp (5200m). We will tent our camps, have food and prepare for next day trail.

Day 13: Trek from Island Peak Base Camp to Island Peak High Camp (5600m) 3-4 hours

The altitude is high. We wake up early to climb up the Island peak. We must be very careful and after we reach the top we can enjoy beautiful natural sceneries.

Day 14: Island Peak High Camp to Island Peak Summit (6189m) and back to Chhukung 9-10 hours

We trek back to the Island peak summit and head towards Chhuksung. We get to the Hotel, have a nice dinner and rest as the trail was tiring but exciting.

Day 15: Trek from Chhukung to Pangboche (3985m) 4-5 hours

The trail walks back for about 4 to 5 hours from Chhukung till we reach our today’s destination Pangboche (3985m). We stay overnight at Hotel and rest.

Day 16: Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazar

We leave mountains behind us and walk down to Namche Bazaar experiencing Tengboche Monastery. We stay overnight at Namche Bazaar with nice meal.

Day 17: Trek from Namche Bazar to Lukla 4-5 hours

As the trail steps down steeply so we need to walk very carefully as our legs are shaky and frequently get ang fight in the rockey terrain. After we cross the bridge over the Dudh Koshi River, the trail becomes natural and easy and we arrive in Lukla. We take a good rest, relax and celebrate and stay overnight.

Day 18: Fly to Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel

In this day, we will have a flight to Kathmandu before that you can have shopping, collect souvenirs as per your wish and head to Kathmandu.

Day 19: Final Departure

This is the day of your departure so you can have shopping and celebrate your successful trekking journey. Our representative with driver will take you to airport on time.

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Service includes are

  • All domestic and international pick up and drove service
  • 3 nights hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Kathmandu city tour 
  • Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu flight tickets
  • Tea house accommodation during the trek
  • Tented accommodation during the climbing
  • Everest region entry permits
  • Trekking TIMS (trekker's information management system) cards
  • Island Peak special permits
  • Best quality tent and kitchen utensils for camping
  • One experienced guide for trekking and another guide for Island Peak climbing
  • Porters (1 porter for 2 trekkers)
  • All entire expenses of our trekking staffs like salary, lodging and fooding, transportations, insurance Etc.
  • Garbage deposite fee and paper works
  • All necessary climbing equipments
  • Medical kit ( First Aid)
  • Farewell dinner at the last night in Kathmandu
  • Great Vision Treks official T-shirt
  • All required Government and local taxes

Service excludes are

  • International flight tickets and Nepal arrival visa
  • Meals Kathmandu except breakfast
  • Extra nights hotel in Kathmandu
  • Extra porters
  • All Bar & Laundry bills
  • Altitude Chamber(PAC) or Oxygen
  • Travel insurance and rescue service
  • Personal climbing equipments
  • Personal climbing guide if requested
  • Optional trips
  • All personal expenses like hot shower, battery charges, Phone calls, Internets, mineral water etc.
  • Tips for Guide and porters
Difficulty Moderate Trip Lenght 19 days Group Size 1 to 15 People
Best Month Sep-Oct-Nov/ Mar-Apr-May Transportation flights and private vehicle Accomodation 3 star hotel in kathmandu and tea house for trek and tented accommodation for climbing
Style Tea house and camping Max Elevation 6189 Meal Three meals in mountain such as breakfast, lunch and dinner
Trip Routes Lukla-Namche-Island Peak base camp- Island peak summit-Gorakshep-EBC-Kalapatthar
All Departures 100% Guranteed. If you are booked, you are going.