Island Peak Everest Base Camp Trek is a famous but frequent climbing trekking peak in the Everest region. It offers hypnotic views of snow-capped mountains like the Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and other impressive peaks. Island peak climbing has established itself as a significant trekking peak in Nepal. The peak appears as an island of the sea while it appears 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. Besides, warm welcoming of the locals and views of the unique culture are so rewarding. 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.
The Island peak Everest base camp trek can conclude in all seasons. But it is mainly more interesting during the spring or autumn. Moreover, A warm hospitality and impressive scenery make it a must do for thrill seekers all around the world. The permits of Island peak is variable according to the seasons. It is available from 70 USD to 250 USD. The island peak climbing itinerary maintains with a proper acclimatization at the appropriate places. The trip concludes one of the awe-inspiring journeys around the Everest region. The trips begin and come to end at Lukla as others trekking in the Khumbu region.
Island Peak Everest Base Camp Trek: Highlights
Everest Base Camp & Island Peak itinerary
Kathmandu – Lukla – Phakding – Namche – Tenboche – Pheriche – Lobuche – Gorakshep – Everest Base Camp – Dingoche – Chhukung – Island Peak base camp – Island peak summit – Pangboche – Namche – Lukla – Kathmandu.
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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