EBC with Island Peak Trek is a famous but frequent climbing trekking peak in the Everest region. Island peak climbing has established itself as a significant trekking peak in Nepal. The mountain appears as an island of the sea while it seems from Dingboche. Due to this reason, it called the Island peak by Eric Shipton in 1952. The trail goes a highly adventurous route since it goes through the rocky paths, terrains, and charming villages. It offers hypnotic views of snow-capped mountains such as the Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and other impressive peaks. The 23 days treks allow you to explore the Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar and get a chance both trekking and climbing experience in a single excursion.
Our island peak climbing itinerary via Everest Base Camp maintains with proper acclimatization at the appropriate places. The Island peak EBC trek can reach in all seasons. But it is mainly more impressive during the spring or autumn. Moreover, warm hospitality and remarkable scenery make it a must-do for thrill seekers all around the world. Due to the variable of Island peak Permits cost, many climbers prefer to choose the autumn season.
The Island Peak Permits cost is ranging from 70 USD to 250 USD according to the seasons. Indeed, the trip concludes one of the remarkable journeys around the Everest region. The Island Peak EBC trek begins and comes to the ends at Lukla as others trekking in the Everest region.
Island Peak Everest Base Camp Trek: Highlights
EBC & Island Peak Brief Itinerary
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|1.||KTM – Lukla, then trek to Phakding||2600 m||3h00 walk|
|2.||Namche Bazaar||3460 m||6h00 walk|
|4.||Tengboche||3800 m||5h30 walk|
|5.||Pheriche||4410 m||6h00 walk|
|7.||Lobuche||4900 m||5h00 walk|
|8.||Gorakshep (visit EBC)||5140 m||7h00 walk|
|9.||Lobuche (hike Kalapatthar 5545 m)||4900 m||7h00 walk|
|10.||Chhukung via Khongma – La Pass (5535 m)||4730 m||8h00 walk|
|11.||Island Peak Base Camp||4770 m||4h00 walk|
|12.||High Camp||5700 m||5h00 walk|
|13.||Island Peak summit, then back to Base Camp||6,189 m||5h00 walk|
|14.||Rest or security day for summit|
|15.||Pangboche||3900 m||6h00 walk|
|17.||Phakding||2600 m||5h00 walk|
|18.||Lukla||2800 m||3h00 walk|
Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)
Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.
Day 3: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652 m) 3h00 walk.
Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazaar. (3440 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 5: Acclimatize day!
Day 6: Namche – Tengboche (3860m)
Day 7: Tengboche – Pheriche(4410m)
Day 8: Acclimatization day at Pheriche.
Day 9: Dingboche – Lobuche (4900m) 5 hours walk
Day 10: Lobuche (4900m) – Everest Base Camp (5364m) – Gorakshep (5140m) 7 hours walk.
Day 11: Gorakshep – Kalapattar (5545m) – Labuche (5100m) 7 hours walk.
Day 12: Lobuche – Chhukung (4730m).
Day 13: Chhukung – Imja Tse (Island) Peak base camp (4,970 m). 4h00 walk.
Day 14: Base Camp – Imja Tse (Island) Peak High camp (5,600 m.) 5h00 walk
Day 15: Imja Tse (Island) Peak Summit (6,160 m.) back to base camp. 5h00 walk.
Day 16: Security day for summit Imja Tse (Island) Peak.
Day 17: Trek to Pangboche (3,901 m.) 6h00 walk.
Day 18: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m.) 6h00 walk
Day 19: Trek to Phakding. 6h00 walk.
Day 20: Trek to Lukla. 2h30 walk.
Day 21: Lukla – Kathmandu.
Day 22: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 23: Final departure.
|ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE||Kathmandu International Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 3 hours before the flight.|
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