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Island Peak Climbing

Island-Peak

Nepal is home for more than 5000 peaks. Among them Islands peak is best peak to climb. Its nick name is Imja Tse 6173 m. From Dingboche its view looks as if like Island. This feature gives the name Island peak. We need to walk on most challenging and technical walked. This creates difficulty in walking. It’s our obstacles. Route of Chhuking Glacier is our main walking path. Beside this our routes include Mt. Lotse and Mt. Amadablam. It is combination of many trials. Famous route Lhotse Shar in Everest Region is also included in our itinerary.

Starting and ending way to climb Island peak is Lukla. From both ways we have early morning mountain flight. It lasts for about 1 hr. In this duration we will be offered with panoramic views of giant mountain ranges. This is our first and last impression. At first we need to cross Everest base camp to reach summits. Gokyo valley trekking trials are also walked. Our distances are short. But narrow summit ridge, ice wall and mixed rock path takes our time. Our surrounding is full of natural beauty. Keeping a good memory we reach up to summits of Island peak in Khumbu Region and to our place.

Island peak is technically climbed peak. There should be experience of trekking. This will give us accelerating experience. This trekking route is favorable in the month of October, November, December, March, April and May. If you are willing to do trek in the route of Island peak, just have a link with Forever Trek Nepal Pvt. Ltd. You are fully secured with our team. We provide expert guides. Your management of all document verification, better accommodation is all done by our team. Every things and steps are taken as for your wish.

Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu exploration and preperation for trek.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2800m and trek to Phakding 2610m.

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3440m.

Day 05: Rest at Namche Bazaar.

Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche 3800m.

Day 07: Tangboche to Pheriche 4200m.

Day 08: Pheriche to Lobuche 4900m.

Day 09: Trek to Kalapattar 5545m and back to Lobucche.

Day 10: Lobucche to Dingboche 4300m.

Day 11: Dingboche to Chukung 4730m as approach island peak trek.

Day 12: Chukung to Island peak Base camp 5000m.

Day 13: Base camp to High Camp 5300m.

Day 14: High Camp to summit 6160m and back to Base Camp.

Day 15: Base Camp to Tengboche 3800m.

Day 16: Tengboche to Namche Bazaar

Day 17: Namche to Lukla

Day 18: Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 19: Farewell

Day To Day Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu.

Landing your flight at TIA, our representative will be there for your warm welcome. He/she are for your arrival.  You will be shifted to your place of accommodation. You can have full rest after a long flight. From the next day our routine will be according to our itinerary. Make full preparation for it.

Day 02: Kathmandu exploration and preparation for trek.

Today is your first day in Nepal. We will spend our day roaming all around Kathmandu valley. For you there will be guide who will pick you up in your hotel. We will start our day tour after breakfast. It is very easy. At first we will visit Pashupatinath. It is holiest temple of Lord Shiva. Our next destination is Boudhanath. It is known as little Tibet. Finishing this we will move on to Swyambhunath. It is also known as monkey temple. Lastly we will drive to Basantapur Durbar Square. Finishing all this we will return back to hotel and make further preparation.    

Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2800m and trek to Phakding 2610m.

Today we will start our Island Peak climbing. At first we will have early morning mountain flight to Lukla. It lasts for about 1 hr. In this duration we will be offered with spectacular view of giant mountain ranges. Landing on Lukla we carry our luggage and start walking. First destination is Phakding. We can reach here just by walking 3 to 4 hours.

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3440m.

With a good rest night our journey leads us to next destination Namche Bazaar. We will follow Dudh Koshi River. From here we enter area of Sagarmatha national park. Walking discussing, resting for about 5 to 6 hours, we finally reach Namche bazzar. Here we will spend a memorable night.

Day 05: Rest at Namche Bazaar

At namche bazaar we will take rest for whole day. It’s because we need to accumulate our self to be fit and fine in weather of high altitude. We will have enough leisure time. So in our leisure time we will have short visit around places over Namche bazaar. It will be very interesting to have knowledge of tradition & culture of local people.

Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche 3800m.

Accumulating our self at Namche Bazaar, our next destination is Tengboche 3800 m. We will be lucky enough to have close view of panoramic beautiful giant mountain ranges. Our all tiredness is removed by seeing this. Continuing slowly our walk we reach Tengboche to spend our night.

Day 07: Tengboche to Pheriche 4200m.

Continuing our walk our path leads us to Pheriche. We will be walking through main trial. Our trial will be offering is beautiful environment. Combination of mountain ranges on this environment will be unforgettable for life time. Beside this, there is very interesting traditional & cultural village of bhote.

Day 08: Pheriche to Lobuche 4900 m.

Waking up early morning we will be impressed with glorious view of sparkling rising sun just above mountains. After breakfast we will resume our walk to Lobuche. We will be walking on the beautiful nature with combination of panoramic view of giant mountain ranges. Lastly we will be at lobuche to spend our night.

Day 09: Trek to Kalapattar 5545m and back to Lobuche.

Having long day trekking continuously, it’s time to rest. It is just said as rest. But we will hike up to Kalapattar & visit Gorak shep. Reaching here we can spend our some precious time. Then we will return back to our place. In the remaining time we will have sightseeing around the places of Lobuche.

Day 10: Lobucche to Dingboche 4300m.

From Lobucche our journey leads us to Dingboche. We will be walking on main walking path. It is all in zigzag format. We will be impressed with very close view of mountains. Resting our self at several view point, we can take picture and capture with us. It will give quite good memory. Finally we will reach Dingboche to spend our night.

Day 11: Dingboche to chukung 4730m.

Chukung is our next walking destination. We walk through zigzag trial. Our surrounding pasture land is used by local people for agriculture. We will be surrounded with beauty of nature. Continuously walking for about 4 to 5 hours we reach at Chukung 4730 m to spend our memorable night at tented camp.

Day 12: Chukung to Island peak Base Camp 5000m.

Now it’s time for real climb. Island peak base camp is our today’s destination. For short period of time, we will have a gradual climb. It will be so much impressive viewing panoramic view of beautiful surrounding. It may be quite different experience spending our night at Island peak base camp in a tented camp.

Day 13: Base camp to High camp 5300m.

Today our hike will be just up to High camp 5300m. Professional trekkers from Nepal can make the direct attempt to summit from the camp I. As we are beginners, we will accumulate our self in high camp and slowly reach our destination. Fully walking on snowy path, we finally reach at High Camp for rest.

Day 14: High Camp to summit 6160m and back to base camp.

Today is the day to fulfill our project of reaching on summit of Island peak. We will climb up to summits. Spending some time we will return back to base camp. Our walk goes quite long as we will return back to base camp. We will not stop until we reach on top of Island peak. On reaching top we will be offered with Spectacular view all around us. It will be so much impressive. We will return back after spending our few precious time. For memory we can capture picture in our camera. Fulfilling our project we will return back to base camp.

Day 15: Base Camp to Tengboche 3800m.

From base camp we will directly return back to Tengboche. We will walk through the same path. It will be very easy as we know today’s path and we just need to trek downward. We will be fully relaxed and enjoy our full journey. We will watch same thing. Our looking angle will be different to same things. It will give new sense in our mind.

Day 16: Tengboche to Namche Bazar

Namche Bazar is our returning destination. Our way goes easier as we will walk in very simple track. Our walk goes as if we are playing. Continuously walking for about 4 to 5 hours, we reach on beautiful land of Namche Bazar. Here we can celebrate our succession of climb by dancing, singing with our group.

Day 17: Namche Bazar to Lukla

Having a good celebration, we will again continue our journey to Lukla. Our today’s walk is the last walk of our climb. Walking through main trial of Dudh Koshi River we will leave area of Sagarmatha National Park. Resting few moments we continue our walk to Lukla.  Reaching on Lukla we make confirmation of our tomorrow’s flight to Kathmandu.

Day 18: Lukla to Kathmandu

With an early morning mountain flight to Kathmandu, our whole trek is completed. It goes for about 1 Hr. in this duration we will feel as we are flying in heaven. Just above beautiful ranges of mountains we will be flying. Landing on Kathmandu we will be shifted to our hotel and we spend our remaining time on visiting the area of Kathmandu. 

Day 19: Farewell

Keeping good memory of Nepal, it’s time to return back to our home land. We will organize a small farewell program for you. You will be given all instruction and management of your departure is all managed by our team. Hope you will again return back to Nepal for visiting next beautiful side.

Manual Note :

Grade                                    difficulties 

Trip Duration                   19 days

Max Altitude                     6189m

Accommodation              Tea house

Transportation                  Private Car /Flight 

 Group size                         2 pax.  Minimum