Island Peak Climbing Himalayan peaks have always attracted numbers of adventures and climbers. The eye-catching landscapes, the culture of Sherpa people and sight of high mountains offers a unique experience. The climbing of island peak also offers a great walk through Sherpa villages, different lifestyles, and cultures. It offers you some of the tremendous sights of different mountains lies in Sagarmatha National Park. The Buddha prayer flags and stone built houses on the way charms the trail and provide spirit full experience. Island peak climbing is one of the easy climbs for interested for everyone.
We will pick up from the airport and transfer to the hotel in Kathmandu.
This day is for the arrangement day, such as check equipment and documents for the climbing with introducing your guide / porter staff. As an option we can also do the Kathmandu sightseeing.
40-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Khumbu region of Eastern Nepal - provides unforgettable views of the terraced landscape and river valleys below, along with the scenery of the world’s highest mountains followed by a trip to Phakding (8700ft, 2650m)
Walking through the magnificent forest of rhododendron, ending your nature-filled journey at Namche Bazaar which takes about 7 hrs from Phakding. On the way we can experience the scenery of blue pine forests, firs, and junipers.
Enjoy the beautful village of Namche along with the friendliness and hospitality of its local Sherpa people. Visit the local museum which displays the area’s native flora and fauna as well as the history of the Mount Everest region.
Begin their trek with awe-inspiring, unforgettable views of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Cholatse, Kantaiga, Ama Dablam and Thamserku. This trek is quite an easy walk from Namche to Phunki, followed by a three-hour ascent towards Tengboche.
A short day’s journey towards Pheriche consists of a trek through forests filled with of a variety of lush trees - birch, conifers and rhododendron. This picturesque trail dips down to Devuche, crossing the Imja River before climbing up to Pheriche.
continue up the wide valley beneath the impressive peaks of Cholatse and Tawache on the left then turn right and climb more steeply towards the foot of the Khumbu Glacier., before zigzagging up through the boulders of the glacier's terminal moraine.
The trail follows the Khumbu Glacier, and offers superb views of the surrounding mountains, especially where the path is forced to rise to cross a tributary glacier. Later in the afternoon, when the sunset colors begin to appear on Everest, from the Gorakshep we drop our baggages after the luck at Gorekshep we will hike up to the Everest Base camp and explore the EBC and back to the Gorakshep.
we make our way to the top of one of the finest viewpoints in the Everest region, Kala Pattar [5555m]. A very early start is required, as it takes several hours on a trail which weaves its way through ice pinnacles and past the crevasses of the Khumbu Glacier. On the return leg, we can take a higher route to get a spectacular view of the Khumbu icefall and the route to the South Col. We return to Gorak Shep and trek Dingboche (4350m) We head back down today, through Duglha, to the summer village of Dingboche, where the houses are dotted about in the fields.
An easy walk for about 2 hours, climbing up gradually to the small settlement of Chukhung. Along the way we have great views of Island Peak and the challenge that awaits us. we will hike up to Island Base camp. Camp Another easy day, the trail crosses the river and follows the valley for approx 3 hours, passing beneath the magnificent south face of Lhotse. Base camp is by the side of the Imja glacier, below steep grassy slopes which mark the start of the climb on Island Peak.
Crossing the gully above the camp the trail makes a climb for another hour to a narrow ridge, leading on to the glacier. Here it is time to rope-up and put on our crampons as the most interesting part of the climb begins with the glacier crossing. This is followed by the steep snow slope that leads onto the summit ridge. This ridge is wonderfully airy and on reaching the summit we have stunning close-up views of the south face of Lhotse looming over us whilst in the other direction, there are more dramatic mountain views. We descend along the same route, down to base camp.
After descending along the trail to Chukhung, we continue on to Dingboche for lunch. It is then another couple of hours to the lovely village of Pangboche.
follow the river and, after crossing it, climb back up through birch and rhododendron forest to Tengboche. Kwangde, Tawache, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Kantega and Thamserku are just a few of the Himalayan giants to be seen. From Tengboche we descend to the bridge over the Dudh Kosi at Phunki Tenga, where there are water driven prayer wheels, before making our way back to Namche.
Final day's trekking follows the Dudh Kosi back down to Lukla. This last evening in the mountains is the ideal opportunity for a farewell party with the Sherpa guides and porters, where we can sample some chang, try Sherpa dancing and look back on a memorable trekking experience.
After breakfast, transfer to airport, fly to Kathmandu takes half an hour.
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All surface transfers as per itinerary.
Accommodation in four-star hotels in Kathmandu.
Properly boiled drinking water, tea, and coffee while on the trek.
Accommodation in a teahouse and all meals (3 meals a day) while trekking/Climbing.
Accommodation in Tented camp while climbing.
Trekking Guide, Expedition Guide, cook, kitchen staff, Trek Sherpa, porters, and other support staff and their equipment, salary, flight, food, lodging.
TIMS / Trekking permit, climbing permit, National park / Conservation entry fees
Proper Insurance of all staff including porters.
Fooding, lodging and other expenses of climbing crew
Local Airfare KTM-LUKLA-KTM
Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
Personal equipment and clothing
Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival or late departure.
Your insurances (Highly recommended)
Cold drinks and beverages except for climbing days.
Tips for guides and porters