Island Peak and Everest Base Camp trek


Trip Facts

Duration: 20 Days

Grade: Hard

Max-Altitude: 6,189m

Accommodation:
Camping + Tea House

Country: Nepal

Trip Price
USD 2,435 (min 2 pax)
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Overview

This Island peak (6189m) is one of the main climbing trips in the Everest region with a remarkable and glaciated West face that ascends from the Lhotse glacier.

 

Nepal is a country of friendly people, magnificent scenery, and a variety of cultural heritage. This blend of outdoor adventure and cultural exploration is a great way to experience the Himalaya and will certainly create lasting memories and provide you with a satisfying sense of accomplishment. This trip offers an excellent opportunity to climb the Island peak summit with a dazzling trek to the Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar. Island peak climbing is considered physically challenging but, technically, not so difficult.

 

The trip will start with a flight to Lukla in the Khumbu region. We will follow an ancient route that journeys through tiny villages, across high mountain passes, and through remote valleys. Along the way, we visit Buddhist monasteries and begin to appreciate the unique mountain culture found in the Himalayan foothills. The views grow more spectacular on the way to Namche Bazaar, the gateway to the Khumbu region. We spend a night next to the Thyangboche monastery, where you will witness the spectacular views of Ama Dablam, Mount Everest, and Lhotse.

 

A rewarding hike leads to Kala Pattar and provides a truly spectacular view of Mount Everest, Ama Dablam and Lhotse. We will reach the Everest base camp too.

 

From the summit of Island peak we will be rewarded with outstanding views of Lhotse and Makalu, the 4th and 5th highest mountains in the world, respectively. 

 

We at Himalayan Treks allow full customisation for our customers, which is why we also have add-ons and trip extensions which can be perused by interested trekkers. Some popular trip extensions availed by our clients include a day or more exploring the historic sites of KathmanduBhaktapur or why not pay a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Chitwan National Park. Likewise, it's also possible to extend your trek to link it with other treks in the same Everest area, for instance the Gokyo Valley trek. However, if you are looking for a different experience altogether, we can recommend the Annapurna Circuit trek or the Manaslu Circuit trek.

 

 

 

Itinerary

 

WE ALSO CUSTOMISE YOUR TRIP – Contact us here for more details

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Flight to Lukla and trek tp Pakhding
Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazar
Day 04: Namche Bazar – Acclimatisation day
Day 05: Namche Bazar to Debuche
Day 06: Debuche to Dingboche
Day 07: Dingboche – Acclimatisation day
Day 08: Dingboche to Lobuche
Day 09: Lobuche to Gorakshep to EBC (stay in Gorak Shep)
Day 10: Gorak Shep to Lobuche
Day 11: Lobuche to Dingboche
Day 12: Dingbuche – Chhukung
Day 13: Chukung to Island Peak Base Camp
Day 14: Island Peak Base Camp to Chukung
Day 15: Chhukung to Deboche
Day 16: Deboche to Namche Bazar
Day 17: Namche Bazar to Lukla
Day 18: Flight Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 19: Kathmandu – Free day
Day 20: International departure

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Trip Extensions

Half day sightseeing in Kathmandu
Durbar Square, Swayambunath

1-day sightseeing in Kathmandu
Durbar Square, Swayambunath and Bouddha

2-day sightseeing in Kathmandu
Durbar Square, Swayambunath, Naranthan, Bouddha, Pashupatinath and Kapan monastery

3-day sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley
Kathmandu’s Durbar Square, Swayambunath, Naranthan, Bouddha, Pashupatinath, Kapan monastery, Bakhtapur and Changu Narayan

4-day sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley
Kathmandu’s Durbar Square, Swayambunath, Naranthan, Bouddha, Pashupatinath, Kapan monastery, Bakhtapur and Changu Narayan, Nagarkot and Patan

1-day trip to Bhaktapur and Nagarkot
Visit Bakhtapur’s Durbar Square and enjoy the spectacular view over the Himalayas at Nagarkot

4-day sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley and 3-day Chitwan National Park
Kathmandu’s Durbar Square, Swayambunath, Naranthan, Bouddha, Pashupatinath, Kapan monastery, Bakhtapur and Changu Narayan, Nagarkot and Patan and three days in Chitwan National park (it includes a safari)

3-day Chitwan national park
three days in Chitwan National park (it includes a safari) 

Half day in Sarangkot (from Pokhara)

Done the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek and want an extension to the Annapurna Sanctuary trek (from Pokhara)?

 

Contact us for more details: info@himalayan-treks.com