Island Peak (6189m) is every trekker’s dream climb. It’s beauty and significance is comparable to Mt. Everest. Technically this is the medium or difficult grade that involves 3 days climbing. Before you summit this peak, you will get the opportunity to collect some experience in the Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar and for acclimatization in order to maintain elevation sickness. This trek has an excellent view of Mt. Everest (8848m), Peak Lhotse (8516m, 27940ft), Lhotse Shar (8383m, 27503ft), Amadablam (6812m, 22349ft), Makalu (8485m, 27838ft) and other such magnificent mountain ranges. This line-up also includes a visit to Namche Bazaar, Sherpa museum, their culture and history, monasteries. Pilgrims pray in the monasteries and it will be a beautiful part of a journey to acknowledge their trend of praying. We will also get a chance to witness festivals like Lhosar (January/February) and Dumji (June/July). Both of these festivals are very colorful with mask dancing and family get-together. And precisely Tengboche and Khumjung monastery, Green Valley in Khumjung village and the skull of Mythical Yeti are the adorable sights.You will be in the good physique before and after a climb. We have well trained, experienced and mature attendant to assist you all the way to the summit.
Day 1: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu.
Day 2: Kathmandu Valley visiting the attractions.
Day 3: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652m/8699ft) Duration: 3 hours.
Day 4: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11283ft) length: 6 hours.
Day 5: Namche Bazar and Everest View Hotel.
Day 6: Namche to Dole (4200m/13776ft) length: 5 hrs.
Day 7: Dole to Machhermo (4400m/14432ft) length: 5 hrs.
Day 8: Machhermo to Gokyo Lake (4700m/15416ft) Duration: 4 hrs.
Day 9: Trek to Gokyo RI (5360m/17880ft) length: 4 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Thangna (4700m/15416ft) length 2-3 hrs.
Day 11: Cross Cho La pass (5420/1780ft) then trek to Dzongla (4830m/15842ft) length: 7 -8 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Lobuche (4910m/16105ft) length: 4 hrs.
Day 13: Hike to Everest Base Camp (5364m/17594ft) & back to Gorekshep (5181m/16994ft) length: 8 hours.
Day 14: Climbing to Kalapattar (5545m/18187ft) – Gorekshep – Dingboche (4410m/14464ft) 7 hours.
Day 15: Dingboche to Island Peak Base Camp (5240m/17187ft) Duration: 6 hours.
Day 16: Island Peak Base Camp to summit Peak (6189m/20300ft) and back to Chhukung 10 – 11 hours.
Day 17: Reserve day for contingency.
Day 18: Trek to Namche (3440m/11283ft) length: 7 hours.
Day 19: Trek to Lukla (2800m/9184ft) length: 7 hours.
Day 20: Fly back to Kathmandu.