Everest Base Camp with Island Peak Climbing is one of the most popular trekking in the Everest Region. This trek is specially designed to give you a memorable lifetime trekking experience in the Himalayas of Nepal. This trek takes you to Everest Base Camp and the most popular climbing peak of Everest region Island Peak or Imja Tse (6,189m/ 20,305ft). The peak was so named as Island Peak because of its appearance like an Island in a sea of ice when viewed from Dingboche. The summit of the Island Peak offers remarkable views of the mountains like Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and many more.
Everest Base Camp Trek with Island Peak Climb is a perfect trek designed for challenge loving trekkers. To do this trek you must be physically fit. Also any kind of prior trekking or mountaineering experience can be an additional point however, it is not compulsory. Everest Base Camp Trek with Island Peak Climb is a perfect option to explore the isolated trials and hidden beauty of Everest Region. This trek takes you to the heart of Khumbu region where you will encounter the ever friendly local Sherpa’s welcoming you with their warm and innocent smiles. Also you will trek to the world’s popular trekking destination Everest Base Camp which is a prestigious walk in itself. This trek can be an idle choice for the trekkers with mountaineering ambitions.
The trek starts with a short and scenic flight to Lukla. The trek goes through numbers of stunning attractions on the way. You will visit different monasteries rich in Sherpa art and cultures, walk through dense forests, picturesque villages and many more. You will also visit one of the high altitude luxurious hotel Everest View hotel, high altitude market Namche Bazaar and also highest view point on earth Kalapatthar. The trials offer endless adventures with bewitching views.
Our Sherpa guides expert with experience in mountaineering’s will help you to reach your destination. They will also help you with the climbing gears and provide you necessary information regarding the trek.
Upon your arrival, our World Expedition representatives will be waiting to receive you at Tribhuvan International Airport. After a warm gesture, they transfer you to the respective hotel in a private vehicle. You will meet your trekking guide today depending upon the time of your arrival. Overnight in Kathmandu.
The trek starts with an early morning flight will take you to Lukla Airport where you will meet the rest of the team members. You will notice the sudden change in the environment right after stepping at Lukla Airport. As you put on your steps at Lukla, the air seems more pristine and you can feel it. The trek then goes downhill towards Dudh Koshi River. After that you will walk through green landscapes and a gradual walk takes you to Phakding Village. The view of Kusum Kangararu will be welcoming you throughout the way. Overnight at Phakding.
After an early morning breakfast at Phakding. The trial ascends towards Namche Bazaar which is known as one of the highest altitude market of the world. You will walk through the bank of Dudh Koshi River and cross several suspension bridges on your way. On your trek today you will pass by Monjo Village where you will pass by the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. The trials go through several Sherpa villages, dense forests and landscapes. A final steep climb will take you to Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Namche Bazaar.
Proper acclimatization helps your body to adopt the oxygen content in the air and reduces the risk of altitude sickness. It is very important while trekking to Everest Base Camp. For this, you will have a leisure day at Namche today. However, Acclimatization doesn’t mean staying idle. You won’t climb further heights but you will be roaming around in the same elevation for some hours. Namche Bazaar is an amazing place to hangout. There are numbers of restaurants, lodges and internet cafes. You can hike to Everest View Hotel which provides the best view of Everest and popular for sunrise view. You can have the first glimpse of Everest from there. You can also visit Everest Photo Gallery and Sherpa Culture Museum at Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Namche.
After breakfast we commence our today’s trek with short gradual walk until it goes down to Phungi Thanga. After that the trials goes uphill ascending through dense forest of Rhododendron and pine trees. The mesmerizing views of towering peaks, Everest (8848m) Nuptse (7855m) Lhotse (8618m) Amadablam (6856m) Thamserku (6608m) Kwongde (6187m) and Tawache (6542m) will be complementing you along the way. Upon reaching Tengboche you will visit the largest monastery of Khumbu region, Tengboche Monastery. The views from here are awe-inspiring. Overnight at Tengboche.
The trek to Dingboche begins after a short breakfast. The trial first descends through a beautiful forest after then cross Imja River via suspension bridge. The trial today is probably the easiest of your trek but you may encounter dusty trials along the way. You can spot the local animals grazing in the fields during the trials. Your overnight stay will be in Dingboche.
Today is the second acclimatization day at Dingboche. You will have a short hike to Nagarjun Hill. It is a hill located on the flanks of the Chukkung valley above Dingboche. Remarkable views of the mountains which include Lobuche East (6119m), Lobuche West (6145m), Taboche Peak (6367m), Thamserku (6608m), Kangtega (6685m) and Ama Dablam (6856m) can be seen from the hill. If you’re lucky enough you can also see the world’s fifth highest mountain Mt. Makalu. Overnight stay at Dingboche.
After breakfast; the trek begins for the first one hour the trek goes steep and then goes gentle until Thugla. Along the trials splendid views of the snow capped peaks can be seen. After a short break at Thugla for lunch you’ll continue to the steep trial that takes you to the Thugla Pass from Pheriche. There you can see the stone memorials in the memory of unfortunate climbers who lost their life during Everest Expedition. A short gradual walk from here will take you to Lobuche. It is a small settlement near Mount Everest. Overnight at Lobuche.
After an early morning breakfast you will head towards Gorakshep. It takes about 3 to 4 hours to reach Gorakshep from Lobuche. The trial is steep and you’ll have to cross multiple moraines. After crossing Changri Nup and Changri Shar Glacier you will reach to Gorak Shep.
Lobuche to EBC, back to Gorakshep.
You will have a short rest at Gorak Shep and then the final trek to Everest Base Camp begins. You will be reaching the destination of your bucket list in few hours. The trial gently goes upward and steep. You can see the breathtaking view of the Khumbu Icefall along the trial. You will return back to Gorakshep from there. Overnight at Gorakshep.
Today you will hike to the highest view point on earth which is Kalapatthar (5545m). The summit of Mt.Everest is not visible from the Base Camp itself. To view the summit of Mt.Everest you will have to hike to Kalapatthar.It is one of the best view points on earth. The walk is about 2 hours from Gorakshep. From there you can see the wonderful views of the giant snow peaks. The Mt.Everest looks absolutely stunning from there. After spending some time there we will return back to Chukkung. Overnight at Chukkung.
Today you will have a short hike to Island Peak Base Camp. It is almost about four hours walk today. After reaching at Island peak base camp our mountaineers guide you give you a short training about how to use the gears properly. Island peak climb is not an impossible task however you will have to have sufficient physical fitness and high dedication to reach to the top. The rest of the time will be your preparation period for tomorrows’ climb.
Here comes the toughest and the most awaited day! You will head up to Island Peak early in the morning. The climb starts very early today because at afternoon the strong winds may create an obstacle on the way. There are several steep trials and crevasses on the way. The guides and the climbing gears will help you reach the summit. You will spend some time there and have some packed lunch at the summit. After that you will trek back to Chukkung. Overnight at Chukkung.
It is an extra day if you have to wait to climb or could not trek further because of several issues like climate, weather, health problem and others. This day can be used anywhere in case of emergencies.
From Chukkung you will trek back to Namche Bazaar. The walk is relatively easier as you will mostly go downward and lose a lot of altitude each hour. The trial passes through several dense forests and villages before reaching Namche. Overnight at Namche.
After an early morning breakfast at Namche you will head forward to Lukla. The trial today has both ups and downs. You will pass through lush jungles and walk through beautiful pine forests, villages and pastures. A few hours climb from Phakding will take you to Lukla. Overnight at Lukla.
An early morning flight with short scenic views of the mountains will drop you to Kathmandu Airport. Our representatives of world expedition Nepal will be waiting for you there. They will transfer you to the respective hotel. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Thank you for travelling with us. We hope to see you again. We will give you a short farewell and then our representatives will drop you to the Airport for the final departure to your forward destination.
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