US$ 2190 per person
Activities:Sightseeing Trekking, and Climbing
Max Elevation:6,189m at Island Peak Summit
Trek/Tour Types:Teahouse & Camping
Meal:Full board on trek
Accommodation:Hotel/Lodge & tent
Transportation:Flight & private vehicleShow All
Trek starts from Lukla after a spectacular mountain flight from Kathmandu. Making the way first to Namche Bazaar and after two nights here, heading into the high valleys with views of Teng Kangpoche and Kwangde, including Cho Oyu, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and Makalu. At Gorak Shep in the Khumbu valley, walk up to Kala Pattar 5,545m for the classic view of Everest South West Face, then following day walking across the Khumbu glacier to the site of Everest Base Camp at the foot of the Khumbu icefall. Finally heading for the Imja valley and Island Peak Base Camp, where the camp will be established at the base camp of the Island Peaks South ridge, surrounded by stunning ice scenery beneath the immense Nuptse-Lhotse wall which towers above 3,000m.
Island Peak ClimbingThe climb of Island Peak is undertaken towards the end of the trek, allowing plenty of time for acclimatisation. Two days are allocated for the climb from base camp.From Island Peak base camp then descend along the Imja Khola to Dingboche and head back to Namche Bazaar, passing through Pangboche and at Thyangboche visit the Buddhist monastery, after descending the hill from Namche, following the Dudh Kosi valley to Lukla with a spectacular mountain flight back to Kathmandu.
Island Peak or Imja Tse 6,189m./ 20,305ft.situated at the top of the Imja Khola valley in the Khumbu area, just above the summer settlement of Chhukung, surrounded by the Imja, Lhotse and Lhotse Shar glaciers. It offers a worthwhile challenge to the experienced winter mountaineer, competent in using ice axe and crampons, being technically straight forward, the most difficult section being a mixed rock and ice wall at a slope of around 45 degrees leading to the narrow summit ridge, approximately Scottish Winter Grade 2. The climb will be undertaken towards the end of the trek when everyone will be fully fit and well acclimatised.
Day 01 :Meeting upon arrival at Kathmandu International airport by our representative, transfer to hotel
Day 02 :Stay in Kathmandu for the official procedure & sightseeing, overnight at hotel
Day 03 :Fly to Lukla (2,834 m.) & trek to Phakding (2,611 m.), overnight at guesthouse
Day 04 :Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m.), overnight at guesthouse
Day 05 :Trek to Khumjung (3,790 m.), overnight at guesthouse
Day 06 :Trek to Tengboche (3,867 m.), overnight at guesthouse
Day 07 :Trek to Dingboche (4,343 m.), overnight at guesthouse
Day 08 :Trek to Chhukung (4,730 m.), overnight at guesthouse
Day 09 :Trek to Imja Tse (Island) Peak base camp, overnight at tented camp
Day 10 :Ascent to Imja Tse (Island) Peak High camp (5,600 m.), overnight at tented camp
Day 11 :Imja Tse (Island) Peak Summit (6,160 m.) back to base camp, overnight at tented camp
Day 12 :Extra day to summit Imja Tse (Island) Peak just in case of bad weather, overnight at tented camp
Day 13 :Trek to Pangboche (3,901 m.), overnight at guesthouse
Day 14 :Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m.), overnight at guesthouse
Day 15 :Trek to Lukla, overnight at guesthouse
Day 16 :Fly back to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel
Day 17 :Leisure day in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel
Day 18 :Transfer to airport, departure to your destination
All conditions stated in the itinerary are for the visitors who prefer full package programme. At the same time, we also serve you based on your choice. The selection of itineraries and the staff depends on your choice and financial procurement. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement regarding your interest and financial condition.
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