|Trip Duration:||16 Days||Best Seasons:||March-May/September-November|
|Group size:||2 person (min) - 16 person||Max-Altitude:||6,189 m|
|Fitness level:||Moderate - Hard|
|Arrival on:||Kathmandu, Nepal||Departure from:||Kathmandu, Nepal|
|Accommodation:||3-Star Hotel & Tea-house Lodges during treks|
Island Peak is located in the Everest region and this is the most popular peak in Nepal. Island Peak provides most of the spectacular scenery of Himalayas in the Khumbu region. It is a moderate climb with the Peak height of (6,189 m). You can have the perfect view over Makalu, Lhotse, Tawache. Ambigebjun ,and imja tso lake, Baruntse and Amadablam in the south adds more charm for climbing Island Peak.
As a fully registered company, Peak Summit Trek and Mt. Pvt. Ltd is fully covered by crew insurance and company guarantees. Our expedition guides, leaders and climbing staff are fully qualified and very experienced on all major routes on trekking and high altitude peaks in Nepal. We are proud of our ability to guide you. We ensure that our prices are very competitive without compromising your safety, comfort, or your chance of summit.
Welcome to Tribuvan International Airport Kathmandu the capital of Nepal. We’ll be waiting with a warm greeting with traditional Khata and easy transfer to your Hotel. Check in hotel and then briefing about trek and early fights-out timing and introduction with your guide and staffs.
Discuss the trek properly with our guide today. Your gears will be reviewed and checked for proper usage. In the evening, Our experienced guide will fully brief you about the trekking trails and summit. Get ready for your trek tomorrow.
After you've landed at Lukla by flight (35 mins). You'll be guided to one of the lodges for a tea break of 30 mins. After the tea break we will be starting our journey towards the route.
On our Third day we head towards Khumbu's famous village "Namche Bazaar". On our way we will be entering the Sagarmatha National Park. On our way, you may find some wild animals and birds roaming. You will find a change in trees and plants as the height increases.
On this day we will be heading Towards Hotel Everest View, which lies on the height of . A tea/coffee break will be accompanied, after that will be returning to Namche for Lunch. Namche is a place to chill and relax as there are pubs and bars, cafes and shops.
We make our way towards Dingboche. Dingboche is a popular stop for trekkers and climbers headed to Mount Everest, Ama Dablam or Imja Tse. Almost everyone stays at Dingboche for 2 nights for acclimatization.
Today we will be reaching at "Nangkartsang Danda/Peak" for a proper acclimatization. The peak offers spectacular views of Ama Dablam (6812m), Makalu (8485m), Lhotse (8516m), Kantega(6782m) and Cho Oyu (6160m). Then we will be returning our way back to Dingboche for overnight stay.
Today's trek consists of 5km walk distance. After breakfast we will be getting ready to trek towards Chukung. Chukhung is a lodge village serving trekkers and climbers.
We will be reaching the Island Peak Base Camp today, there will be 3-4 hours of walk with some rests in between to help you acclimatize slowly. Our guide will train you for tomorrow's climb. Boosting up your confidence and ability, our guide will teach you every parts of the climbing gears such as the ice axe, climbing boots, harness, ascender, etc.Overnight at Island Peak B.C.
The most important day, as we get ready to summit Island Peak. We will be heading towards the final trek-able spot and then we'll start climbing. Our experienced guide and assistant will be helping you throughout your trek and climb, so you don't have to worry. After reaching at the top and experiencing the success of coming all the way to this spot, we will slowly head downwards to Chukung. Overnight at Chukung.
Today we will be heading to Tyangboche from the same route we came by. Revisit the view of previously seen scenery on your way.
We will head towards Namche Bazaar, you will again have some time to re roam Namche.
Take a big downhill from Namche as we will be reaching Lukla today. Get yourself strolled around Lukla's shops and cafes in the evening, in case we reach earlier.
Enjoy your flight towards the capital. As we arrive back at Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your Hotel where you stayed before. This day is can be considered to freely roam around the Thamel area to shop and stroll around.
This day will be manged per your decision, whether you and your team will be freely roaming around the hotel area or taking a tour with our city guide. If you are willing to tour around the city for sight-seeing, then we will be the touring the capital city of Nepal. We will be visiting different historical places and heritage sites. We will be having our lunch at a wonderful restaurant. Sight-seeing expenses are not included in the package. In the evening, there will be a farewell dinner hosted for the team with some of our staffs.
Our staffs will be helping you to reach the airport. You will be dropped at the airport on our reserved vehicle
Personal (Climbing Gears)
Climbing Gears (Group)
1. Sun hat or scarf
2. Warm fleece hat
3. Sunglasses with UV protection- 2 set (One is use for incase if broken or lost)
Clothing (Lower Body)
1. Under Garments
2. Hiking shorts
3. Lightweight cotton long pants
4. Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
5. Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
6. Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
1. Thin, lightweight inner socks
2. Thick, warm wool hiking socks
3. Hiking boots with spare laces
4. Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) snow Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
5. Snow Gaiters
2. Light and expedition weight thermal tops
3. Fleece jacket
4. Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
5. Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket/Rain coat
6. Down jacket
1. Light weight gloves
2. waterproof shell outer (seasonal) warm gloves for summit
1. Sleeping bag rated to -30 degree centigrade and below (depends on season)*
2. Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
3. Trekking Bags/Duffel bag *
4. Basic First Aid Kit
5. Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry insidetrekbag
6. Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
7. Trekking Poles
8. Water bottle (2) or camel bag
9. Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
10. Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)
1. 1 medium sized quick drying towel
2. Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
3. Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
5. Nail clippers
6. Face and body moisturizer
7. Feminine hygiene products
8. Small mirror
1. Wet wipes (baby wipes)
2. Tissue /toilet roll
3. Anti-bacterial hands wash
Extras/Luxuries on your choice
2. Reading book
3. Trail Map/Guide book
4. Journal & Pen
6. Pencils and small notebooks
8. Swimming customs (for Kathmandu)
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