Strive more to your adventurous legendary trip to Everest region of Nepal with ascent of Island Peak for the splendid Himalayan scenery. After years of the experience in the field of Nepal Trekking the team of the travel planners at Mountain Hawk came up with the brilliant idea to amalgamate Everest Base Camp journey and Island Peak (6189 m) Climbing in one single package. This would contribute in fulfilling the dream of touching the apex of mountains and leaving foot prints at the iconic Mt. Everest base camp in just single trip of Khumbu. Everest Base Camp Trek Island Peak Climbing is ultimate adventure for the climbers to cherish. Following the path of Eric Shipton who first climbed the Island Peak back in 1952 would be legendary task to do. This beautiful mountain summit is the best place to quench the hunger of viewing the lofty Himalayan peaks of Khumbu region like Nuptse, Makalu, Everest, Amadablam and others.
19 days of Himalayan wilderness begins similar to Everest Base Camp trek itinerary. After splendid trip to foothill of world’s tallest mountain the early morning sunrise view from Kalapathar (5545 m) prepares you well for the further adventure. The trekking heads towards the valley of Dingboche en-route to Island Peak Base Camp via Chhukung Valley. Climbers will meet Sherpa climbing members and start their ascent of mountain. The peak is called Island because it is situated at top of the Chukung Glacier rising tall like an Island. Locally the mountain is also called as Imja Tse.
As the mountain doesn’t require extensive training people without climbing experience can climb the mountain. However, strong mental abilities and sound physical fitness able to cope with the high altitude are highly required. The summit of the peak offers never seen before scenery of the lofty peaks and valleys of the Khumbu as far as Makalu. All your hardship and physical burn outs will get hefty rewards once you are at top of the peak. From summit you will head straight to Chhukung Valley. Then the journey returns back to Lukla for the trip to Kathmandu following the same trail. Everest Base Camp Trek Island Peak Climbing journey ends in Kathmandu as Mountain Hawk will provide you the successful summit certificate.
Book the Everest Base Camp Trek Island Peak Climbing package to fulfill your Himalayan wilderness adventure dream to the fullest. If you crave for more and if you believe in effectiveness using efficiency in your traveling then this is the best travel package for you. Choose our team for expertly knitted itinerary in order to avoid mountain sickness as well as for the high percent ratio on success rate during peak.
Day 01 - Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters). Overnight at hotel.\
Day 02 - Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 - Fly to Tenzing and Hillary Airport in Lukla (2795 meters) from Kathmandu, trek to Phakding (2610 meters) 3 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 04 - Trek to Namche Bazaar (3480 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 05 - Namche Bazaar Acclimatization day. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 06 - Trek toTengboche ( 3880 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 07 - Trek to pheriche ( 4200meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 08 - Trek to Lobuche (4930 meters) 4 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 09 - Trek to Everest Base Camp (5300 meters) then back to Gorak Shep. 8 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 10 - Early in the morning hike up to Kalapatter (5554 meters) 3 hours and trek down to Dingboche . Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 11 - Trek to chukung ( 4700 meters) 3hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 12 - Trek to Island peak base Camp ( 5050 meters) 3hour. Overnight at camp tent.
Day 13 - Trek to high camp (5350 meters) 3hours. Overnight at camp tent.
Day 14 - Climb to Island peak top (6173 meters) early in the morning then trek down to Chukung ( 4700 meters) 7 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 15 - Trek to Namche Bazaar (3480 meters) 7 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 16 - Trek to Lukla (2795 meters) 6 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 17 - Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu in the morning. Overnight at hotel.
Day 18 - Leisure day in Kathmandu Overnight at hotel.
Day 19 - Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure.
Note:- The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. Our trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.
We also provide only 4days base camp guiding service from Dingboche to island peak summit. Please contact us if you want to join at base camp.
Guest houses were very good and the food excellent.
Had a great trek to EBC with Mountain Hawk in March 2012. Badri was our excellent guide and Niraj our porter. Everything was organised so well and our safety came first. Guest houses were very good and the food excellent. I recommend Mountain Hawk to anybody.
- John Alchin
Thank you Prem for your guidance and hospitality on my trip around the Himalaya. It was a great trip, once I will never forget. Your knowledge of the mountains is amazing. I will no doubt be back and calling you and join on Mountain Hawk Trek again.
- Ricky Mossman
New Zealand, Auckland
Truly unforgettable experience !
Nepal is a beautiful country with diverse and stunning scenery. The culture in the cities is unmissable, with a really friendly and spiritual atmosphere. Trekking into the mountains gives a sense of sereneness and tranquility, surrounded by breathtaking panoramic views.
- Alison Brookes
Annapurna Circuit in May
it was great while we were there together on the mountains etc. All in the same boat and as they say that sinking feeling but we were adamant and were keen on not letting the ship drown and carried on and persevered and eventually we saw light at the end of the tunnel - literally - we reached muktinath -a very holy place for buddhists and hindus alike !!!
- Nitin Shah
Kenya and UK ,
A great big thank you to Prem and Badri for making our recent Mountain Hawke Himalayan adventure a wonderful experience! As two women travelling alone, it was really reassuring to have everything go so smoothly.
- Jane and Charlotte Power
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