Island Peaks Trek
17 Days Package

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TREK DETAILS

Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu

Day 1

Upon your arrival at the International Airport in Kathmandu, our team members will welcome you and explain briefly about the travel itinerary. Then , they will take you to the hotel where you will be staying overnight.

Flight to Lukla, trek to Phakding

Day 2

On the second morning, you will board a flight to the Lukla Airport, commonly known as Tenzing Hillary Airport. It is a wonderful mountain flight , a marvelous adventure given that the airport is enlisted as the most dangerous airport in the world considering the the location, altitude and topography. In less than 30 minutes, you will reach Lukla while enjoying the breathtaking views of the mountains during the flight. After landing at Lukla, you will take light breakfast and embark on the trek. In around 3 hours, you will reach Phakding village where you will be staying overnight at a guesthouse.

Trek to Namche Bazaar (3435m)

Day 3

In the third morning, we will resume our trek and follow the trail along the Dudh Kosi. Then we will ascend through Himalayan Pine and Deodar Cedar forests to our ultimate destination towards a popular village of Namche Bazaar. The village of Namche has remained a historic trading point for Nepalese and Tibetan traders who exchanged salt, dried meat and other consumable and textile items. Overnight stay at a guesthouse in Namche.

Rest at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization

Day 4

You will spend this day at Namche for acclimatization. As the altitude will increase significantly, a day for acclimatization is paramount and strictly advisable for prospective trekkers. One can spend the day in Lukla visiting the local Bazaar of Namche or visiting the nearby Sherpa villages. If you are not much tired and are ready for a few hours of trek, then you can go to Everest Hotel to enoy the panoramic views of Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse and others. Located at an altitude of 3900m, Everest Hotel is the hotel that is situated at the highest altitude in the world. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Trek to Tengboche (3,867m)

Day 5

Tengboche (3,867m) is another village of Khumbu region which lies in North Eastern Nepal. Tengboche is famous for the presence of a Buddhist monastery thought to be built in 1923.Tengboche offers panoramic sight of Himalayas, Mountains and different popular Peaks. Tengboche is also the birth place of mountaineer Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Trek to Pheriche (4,371m)

Day 6

Soon as we are done with the breakfast in the morning, we resume our trek heading Pheriche. Pheriche is another village of Eastern Nepal of Khumbu Region which stands at an altitude of 4,371m. It is famous for trekkers as well as climbers because is a stop point for them to get some rest. Initially, this place was known for farming potatoes, buckwheat and rearing Yaks .These days, especially men of this region are mostly engaged as trekker guide or bearers. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Trek to Lobuche (4910m)

Day 7

On this day , we will head towards Lobuche after having breakfast in Pheriche. Lobuche is a beautiful place full of mountains. Basically it connects with with two major Peaks ,namely Lobuche Far East and Lobuche East. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Trek to Gorakhshep (5164m)

Day 8

Gorakhshep is an ending trail for numerous trekkers in the Khumbu Region which decoded as ;Dead raven; in Sherpa idiom. Apart from the habitat it is known as a residential territory for large flocks of soaring ravens. It is interesting to know that Gorakhshep is the last village you will encounter before reaching the Mount Everest. You can stop here for the lemon tea too. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Trek to Chhukhung

Day 9

In this day, we will move to Chhukhing given that it famous in the Khumbu region . All the trekkers and climbers rest at this spot before aiming for the peak, Chhukhung. We need to walk a little bit more than usual as it a long day trek. Chukkang is just a little bit far from the Island Peak Base Camp. Overnight staying guest house

Trek to Island Peak Base Camp

Day 10

We start early on in the morning to reach the Island Peak Base Camp.After we are done with the breakfast, we will begin our trek to the Island Peak Base Camp. Island Peak Base Camp (6189 m) is a gigantic peak. It is therefore ,not designed for all the peak Climbers as it is notorious for its altitude. Many trekkers suffer from altitude sickness for several reasons at this region. You can also see Glacier Lake from the Island Peak Base Camp. Overnight stay in a tented camp.

Trek to High Camp

Day 11

Next day, we will hike further up to High Camp from the Island Peak Base Camp. You will havae to walking for 4 hours. Also make sure you are ready for the High Camp and pumped to prepare for the next day so that you can get to the summit. Overnight stay at tented camp.

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Day 12

Day 12 Trek to Summit-Chhukhun; as you will scale the summit from where you can view Pumori(7161m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8463m), Lobuche (6145m), Cho Oyu ( 8201m). These are the most fantastic views that you can see from the summit. Again after the trek we will go back over to Base Camp. Overnight stay at a tented camp.

Extra day to attempt summit

Day 13

We will have an additional day today to venture the summit. This is like a bonus day for the exploration. There are enough things to explore in the Summit and you will enjoy the lush beauty for sure. Overnight stay at a tented camp.

Trek to Tengboche

Day 14

Today, soon as we are done with the breakfast, we will resume our downhill trek from the Island Peak. Trek to Tengboche will take around 4 hours. Overnight stay at a guest house.

Trek to Namche Bazaar &To Phakding

Day 15

The next day, we resume our downhill trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m). Namche is a wonderful place to enjoy the scenic beauty of nature. On your way, you can stop to visit the typical villages of Khumjung along with Khunde. You can even visit the monasteries which are very unique in its structure. And keep walk down to Phakding. Overnight stay at a guest hour.

Early Morning Trek Lukla (2850m) and flight backed to Kathmandu in the noon .

Day 16

The trek continues further downhill as we reach Lukla after almost seven hours . You will stay in Lukla for the rest of the day and prepare yourself to board a flight back to Kathmandu the same day. On the penultimate day of the tour package, you will board a flight back to Kathmandu while enjoining the 45-minutes of exhilarating mountain flight. You might as well spend rest of your time shopping or buying souvenirs at Kathmandu .Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Departure to TIA, & Farewell

Day 17

This day you are up for departure. If you are interested for further sighseeing , paraglyfing or walking ; please let us know.

ABOUT TRIP

Nepal Island Peak Climbing begins with a mountain flight to Tenzing Hillary Airport at Lukla from the Capital City of Kathmandu. Reaching the summit is a challenging task. Nevertheless, once the trekkers reach the top, they will get to witness all the mesmerizing textures of the splendid the mountains out there. During the course of the trekking and climbing, you will also walk along the trail that passes nearby from the Dudh Koshi River.

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