Highlights Of Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek
|Travel Style: Active|
Service Level: Basic
Max. Altitude: 6189 m
Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the finest climbing journeys among all the climbing in Nepal. This is the best destination for people who are looking for an experience which is more thrilling than regular trekking journeys. Island Peak is a popular destination among beginner climbers who want to begin their climbing and expedition journeys.
There are two main reasons because of which this trip is considered so fine. The first reason is the 19 days duration, which is not quite strenuous for trekkers to handle. The second reason is this climbing takes you as high as 6189 m, which is not too extreme for trekkers as compared to other peaks.
Details Of Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal
Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal Guide
The trek starts with the regular Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary starting from Lukla, to Namche Bazaar, all the way up to Dingboche, then Gorak Shep and finally the Everest Base Camp. You get to experience the best of Everest Base Camp Trek.
All the settlements, the people and their culture, the heritage, the nature, views of the mountains – everything makes the journey totally worthwhile. And especially when you stand at the Everest Base Camp and on top of Kala Patthar, you feel like you’re the closest to the peaks. You experience serenity, which is the best thing about the trek.
Island Peak Climbing in Nepal Guide
During your return, instead of heading towards Pheriche, you head towards Lobuche, and from there, your journey towards Climbing Island Peak Nepal starts. From here, you make your way to Island Peak Base Camp by crossing Kongma La and Chhukung.
The next day is strenuous as you need to climb almost 1000 meters. The total duration of travel from the base camp to the summit and getting down, back to the base camp, consume 10 to 12 hours. This is the toughest part of the journey. So, you can finally relax at the end of the day.
The next day you make your way to Pangboche, and then to Namche Bazar, and then all the way to Lukla, finally ending your journey.
Mera Peak Climbing and Ama Dablam Expedition is also the best peak climbing you would like to check in the Annapurna region aside from the Everest region peak climbing Mera Peak Climbing. Also, do check our Everest Promo on Youtube and Instagram.
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Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary with Details
The following is the basic itinerary for Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek. Depending on the comfort and interest of the trekker, modifications could be made to the package, i.e. destination could be added or removed, without compromising with the quality of the journey.
Day 1 – Arrival in Kathmandu (1400 m)
Day 2 – Kathmandu (1400 m) to Lukla (2860 m) to Phakding (2610 m)
Day 3 – Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 m)
Day 4 – Rest Day at Namche Bazaar
Day 5 – Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3867 m
Day 6 – Tengboche to Dingboche (4410 m)
Day 7 – Rest Day at Dingboche
Day 8 -Dingboche to Lobuche (4940 m)
Day 9 – Lobuche to Gorakshep (5164 m) to Everest Base Camp (5364 m) to Gorakshep
Day 10 – Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5545 m) to Lobuche
Day 11 – Lobuche to Chhukung (4750 m)
Day 12 – Chhukung to Island Peak Base Camp (5200 m)
Day 13- Peak Climbing Training on Island Peak Base Cam
Day 14 – Island Peak Base Camp to Island Peak Summit ((6189 m)) to Island Peak Base Camp
Day 15 – Island Peak Base Camp to Pangboche (3985 m)
Day 16 – Pangboche to Namche Bazaar
Day 17 – Namche Bazaar to Lukla
Day 18 – Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 19 – Departure from Kathmandu towards your destination
√ Airport pick up and drop by private vehicles
√ Hotel stay in Kathmandu (2 nights)
√ Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu Airfare
√ Government license holder and the experienced Himalayas guide
√ Porter to carry your baggage (1 porter= 2 hikers )
√ Special climbing guide during the climbing period
√ Kathmandu-Lulka-Kathmandu guide Airfare
√ Full board meals during trekking and climbing period as mentioned in the
√ Basis tea house and lodge accommodation during trekking and tented camp during climbing
√ All government and local taxes
√ TIMS (Trekker’s Information Management System) and Permit for Restricted Area
√ Island peak climbing permit
√ Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff.
√ All necessary group climbing equipment like fixed rope, ladder etc.
√ Basic First Aid Kit
√ All company service charges and necessary paperwork
√ Rescue arrangement
× Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
× Travel insurance for trekking
× Nepal entry visa and excess baggage charge
× Tips for Guide and porter (20% of your total spent is normally expect as a tip by a guide and porter )
× Wifi, shower, camera and mobile charging cost
× Basic drinks (mineral water, Beer, cane juice, and Hot water )
× Personal shopping
× Things not mentioned in Cost includes a section
√ Company T-shirt
√ Trekking map
√ Certificate of success
√ Typical Farewell Dinner with Live Cultural Show
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Frequently Asked Question about Everest View Trek
Why Join Trek With Us?
How to book or confirm a trip?
It is very easy to book the trip with us. At first, we need your Passport photocopy to book everything here for you. And once we got 20% of the total cost in advance through bank or Money transfer then we will confirm your trip with us. A flight detail is optional but you have to provide before 1 week of arrival to pick up.
Do we get high altitudes sickness? And what happens if we got altitude sickest?
It is hard to say that you will have altitude sickness or not because everyone’s body reacts to the altitude differently. In general, most of the trekkers have suffered from normal altitude problem during trek but if anyone highly suppers from altitude problem we manage Helicopter rescue. So be sure before starts trek that your insurance cover Helicopter rescue as well. Otherwise, you have to pay extra for a Helicopter rescue.
How Difficult Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp trek is?
Mainly you have to be fit physically and mentally for this trek. I have mentioned below about physical conditions. Normally you have to walk 4-6 hrs per day and 9-12 hrs during climbing day so you have to prepare your body and mind accordingly. Besides this, you have to care what kind of guide and which company you are following because your guide is like a doctor in Mountain and company is like a hospital.
What are the physical conditions? Do we need to be supper fit for Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp trek?
In my experience, I would like to say you need to have an above average level of fitness, but no means need to be an athlete. It is a completely different world being that high up and everyone’s body reacts to the altitude differently. Good training before you go.
How about flight? The flight in and out of Lukla is scary?
Yes! The Lukla airport is one of the dangerous airports in the world. The runway is tiny and built on a slope with a mountain at one end and a huge drop into a valley at the other..,
Do we get phone Signal?
Yes! You can buy a SIM card (Ncell) in Kathmandu before starts trek but the 3G only really works the first and last couples of days of the trek. But you know you could buy wi-fi cards at tea houses which cost 3-6$ for 200mb and the signal is medium.
What are very critical and important trekking equipment list for Island Peak Climbing with Everest base camp trek?
- Daypack (25–35 liters), Pack cover, Sleeping bag comfortable too – 20 °c (depending upon the season, weather forecast and personal preference) and it is possible to rent it from Kathmandu which cost 2$ per day.
- Waterproof (optional) hiking boots, Camp shoes (down booties or running shoes) LED headlamp with extra battery, trekking poles. Camelback water bladder or sipper (water bottle).
- Chocolates, Energy bar, Dry fruits, ORS. Down jacket cover comfortable too -15 • c which you can hire or buy in Kathmandu and cost will be cheap for you to compare your country and another normal jacket. T-shirt, goggles (UV protected) and 5 pair thermal pants and cap for sun cover, Waterproof gloves, woolen gloves, and socks. Sunscreen, moisturizer, lip balm and sanitizer handy.
What is the best time for Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp trek?
Normally we operate this, EBC with Island Peak Climbing, trip all around a year but Sept-Nov and Feb-May is a best suggested time for the trip.