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Island Peak (6,189m), one of the popular trekking peaks is also known as Imja Tse situated in the Khumbu region of Nepal. In 1951, Eric Shipton’s party named this peak as Island Peak as when we view from Dingboche, this peaks seems like an island in a sea of ice. It is actually an extension of rim coming down off the south end of Lhotse Shar detached by a small col. It was in 1956, when Swiss team first climb Island peak then the peak gained popularity and since then it has been used as the trekking peak.
Adventure and challenge lover can find it to be the best trekking peak. The trail begins from Lukla that passes through many beautiful Sherpa villages where we can view many spectacular mountains of this region. We can experience Nuptse (7,879m), Lhotse middle peak (8,410m) and Lhotse (8,501m) that makes a semi circle in the north while Makalu (8,475m) in the east and Ama Dablam and Baruntse in the south. This area surrounded by mountains all over makes one feel like they are standing out of the world. During the trek, we can also visit Sagarmatha National Park which is UNESCO World Heritage Site and the home of exotic Himalayan wildlife such as mountain goats, Red Panda, Musk dear, colorful Pheasants and Snow Leopard. We come across greenery forest of Pine, birch tree and Rhododendrons hanging onto stone cold cliff which make the forest more beautiful and attractive. This region is the inhabitants of mainly Buddhist so you will get chance to experience many monasteries scattered here. A great Eco destination with wildlife and natural beauties, Island Peak Climbing is one of the most extraordinary climbing experience within the world.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathamandu 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: Preparation day
You take rest and relax today and prepare for trekking.
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 (3340m)
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: Acclimatization 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 Tingboche (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 Tingboche to Dingboche (4110m) 5-6 hours
The trail descends from Tingboche to Dingboche as we cross the suspension bridge over Imja Khola and climb to Pangboche along mani stones. We will reach Dngboche, Sherpa village where we can have outstanding view of Island peak, Ama Dablam and Lhotse. We will stay overnight at guest house.
Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Chhukung (4730m) 3-4 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 09: 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 10: 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 11: Trek from Island Peak High Camp to Island Peak Summit (6189m) and back to Chhuksung 8-9 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 12: Trek from Chhukung to Khumjung (3780m) 5-6 hours
From Chhukung, we walk across the bridge experiencing mountains that leads us to Khumjung (3780m) which takes about 5 to 6 hours.
Day 13: Trek from Khumjung to Namche Bazar 4-5 hours
We leave mountains behind us and walk down to Namche Bazaar experiencing Tengboche Monastery. We stay overnight at Namche Bazaar with nice meal.
Day 14: Trek from Namche Bazar to Lukla 5-6 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 15: Fly to Kathmandu, pick up 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 16: 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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|Difficulty||Fitness size||Trip Lenght||16 days||Group Size||1 to 15 People|
|Best Month||Sept-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 Trek and Camping||Max Elevation||6189||Meal||Three meals in mountain (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and breakfast in Kathmandu|
|Trip Routes||Lukla-Namche-Dingboche_Chhukung-Island Peak Base Camp- Island Peak High Camp- Island Peak Summit|