This expedition is a superb entry into Himalayan climbing. Island Peak is mostly non-technical with some basic snow climbing skills required to achieve the ascent. These skills will be taught or revisited during the early stages of the climb. During the trip you will get to experience altitude firsthand while getting to appreciate the inner workings of an expedition to a peak in the Himalaya.
The trip initiates in Kathmandu where we enjoy the diversity of this ancient city before embarking on a flight into the alpine village of Lukla, the entranceway to the island-peak-climbing. We approach the mountain following the wide trails of the Khumbu Valley, famous for its fascinating villages and hospitable inhabitants. An excellent first expedition objective, this ascent will satisfy your desire to experience Himalayan climbing.This Expedition can be done within short time.
Outline Itinerary (Island Peak)
Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1400m) and Transfer to Hotel
Day 02 : Fly to Lukla 35 minutes, and Trek to Phakding (2652m) 3hrs
Day 03 : Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3446m) 6 hrs
Day 04 : Namche Bazaar (3446m) Acclimatisation Day with rest
Day 05 : Namche Bazaar to Tangboche (4038m) 5 hrs
Day 06 : Tangbche to Dingboche 6 hrs
Day 07 : Dingoche to Chhukhung (4730m) 4 hrs
DAY 08 – 09 : Trek to Island Peak Base Camp (5200m), 3/30 hours
Day 10 : Island Peak Summit (6160meters) and back
Day 11 : Trek to Tengboche (4360meters), 6 hrs
Day 12 : Trek to Namche Bazaar, 4/30 hrs
Day 13 : Trek to Lukla, 6/30 hrs
Day 14 : Fly back to Kathmandu, 35 minutes
Day 15 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination
Itinerary can be make increase or decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
After this challenging Island peak if you are interested for other activities like Jungle Safari, Rafting, Hiking or more Peak climbing in other region’s we can organize based on your desires and requirements.
Note: We would like to inform and assure you that we always follow the itinerary program but we might have to compel to change the itinerary due to bad weather, route condition and in any other unexpected situation compel in the field. We seek to request maximum flexibility for your safety while you are travelling in the Himalaya. There are also many other optional routes and programs which can be customized based on your interest. The cost will vary for the customized program. Please feel free to contact us for customized program.