Island Peak Climbing

Poon Hill Excursion; one of the best and fascinating View Point, Gorgeous views of the Annapurna Range in 360 degree from Base Camp, Guided teahouse trek including 3 hearty meals per day, Hike through charming Gurung Villages, Local culture and welcoming People, Visit most of the ancient Hindu temples and Buddhist Stupas.  Poon Hill Excursion; one of the best and fascinating View Point, Gorgeous views of the Annapurna Range in 360 degree from Base Camp, Guided teahouse trek including 3 hearty meals per day, Hike through charming Gurung Villages, Local culture and welcoming People, Visit most of the ancient Hindu temples and Buddhist Stupas.  Poon Hill Excursion; one of the best and fascinating View Point, Gorgeous views of the Annapurna Range in 360 degree from Base Camp, Guided teahouse trek including 3 hearty meals per day, Hike through charming Gurung Villages, Local culture and welcoming People, Visit most of the ancient Hindu temples and Buddhist Stupas. 

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Island Peak is at the altitude of 6189m and also known as Imja Tse. Located in Khumbu Himalayan rage, Island Peak is one of the most popular trekking Peaks in Nepal. If you are in the quest of thrilling adventure and wish to broaden your experience towards peak climbing, Island Peak is the perfect destination for you. 

Well, we head for Island Peak Climbing upon completing the essential climbing practice course which is briefed and instructed by our climbing Sherpa. During Island Peak Climb, you will get opportunity to witness the beautiful mountain panorama of Mountain Lhotse, Mount Baruntse, Mount Nuptse, Mount Amadablam and Makalu among others. We descend down with the sense of great achievement exploring the religious and cultural heritage as well as biodiversity of the Khumbu region. Active Everest Treks welcomes you forIsland Peak Climbing. We have crafted flexible itineraries for this trek. You can shorten or extend this itinerary as per your interests and needs. 
Day 01 : Arriva l in Kathmandu
Day 02 : Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Pre-trip preparation
Day 03 : Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2804m) and trek to Phakding (2610m): 3 hours
Day 04 : Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3441m): 5 hours
Day 05 : Rest or Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar
Day 06 : Trek from Namche to Tyangboche Monastery (3860m): 5 hours
Day 07 : Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4350m): 6 hours
Day 08 : Trek from Dingboche to Chhukung (4710m): 4 hours
Day 09 : Trek from Chhukung to Island Base Camp (5240m): 4 hours
Day 10 : Rest and Acclimatization Day at Island Base Camp
Day 11 : Summit to Island Peak (6189m) and return to Chhukung (4750m): 9-11 hours
Day 12 : Trek from Chhukung to Tyangboche (3860m): 6 hours
Day 13 : Trek from Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar (3441m): 5 hours
Day 14 : Trek from Namche to Lukla (2804m): 5 hours
Day 15 : Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 16 : Final Departure
Detailed Itinerary
Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, our representatives from Active Everest Treks will receive you in Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to the hotel.

Day 02 : Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Pre-trip preparation
Today, you will have a full day guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley. You will visit the Pashupatinath (the Holiest Temple of Lord Shiva), Swayambhunath (the Monkey Temple), Bauddhanath (one of the oldest and largest Buddhist Monastery) and Kathmandu Durbar Square among others. Many of the sites are cited as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. You will also have a pre-trip meeting for the necessary preparation today. You stay overnight at hotel.

Day 03 : Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2804m) and trek to Phakding (2610m): 3 hours
We today catch our scenic morning flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. The flight will take around 35 minutes to reach Tenzing and Hillary Airport at Lukla. Upon arrival at the Lukla Airpot, our guides will brief you and introduce with our porters before we begin our trek to Phakding. Then, we start trekking to Phakding and it takes approx. 3 hours to reach there. We stay overnight at guesthouse in Phakding.

Day 04 : Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3441m): 5 hours
Today, we continue trekking along the banks of Dudh Koshi crossing the majestic river many times on exciting suspension bridges laden with prayer flags. We then enter into Sagarmatha National Park from where our trail climbs steeply with amazing views. We eventually reach at Namche which is the Gateway to Everest. We stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 05 : Rest or Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar
Today, we will spend a day in Namche for proper acclimatization in high altitude. We will be exploring the museum and then hike up to Syangboche around Everest View Hotel. And from here, we can see rewarding views of the Himalayas with stunning sunrise and sunset over the panorama of Khumbu peaks. We stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 06 : Trek from Namche to Tyangboche Monastery (3860m): 5 hours
Our trek continues along the rushing glacial waters of the Dudh Koshi with magnificent views of mountains. On reaching Tyanboche we will see the local monastery at the altitude of 3860m. We will also observe a prayer ceremony either in the evening or morning. We stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 07 : Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4350m): 6 hours
Our trail drops to Debuche from Tengboche and crosses another exciting suspension bridge on Imja Khola. We also climb to Pangboche among thousands of Mani stones. We will be our uphill trekking which takes us to the traditional Sherpa Village of Dingboche. From Dingboche, we can witness the exquisite views of Lhotse, Amadablam and Island Peak. We stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 08 : Trek from Dingboche to Chhukung (4710m): 4 hours
Today, you can enjoy another day for acclimatization. We will hike to Chhukung village through Imja Khola valley for observing the marvelous view of surrounding mountains especially Lhotse.. We stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 09 : Trek from Chhukung to Island Base Camp (5240m): 4 hours
Today, we trek to Island Base Camp from Chhukung. It takes about four hours reach the base camp. Our accommodations will be tented camps for the next couple of days. We stay overnight at tented camp.

Day 10 : Rest and Acclimatization Day at Island Base Camp
Today, we spend a day in Island Base Camp to acclimatize with higher altitude. We will also make a short trek around the base camp for tomorrow’s preparation. We spend overnight at tented camp.

Day 11 : Summit to Island Peak (6189m) and return to Chhukung (4750m): 9-11 hours
Well, today is going to be our main adventure day. If weather is favorable, we will start early in the morning for the climb. After camp I, we ascend through a gully and traverse to the right. We cross the ridge to the glacier and crevasses. And after a safe trip, we make our way back down the same day back and return to Chhukung. We stay overnight at guesthouse. 

Day 12 : Trek from Chhukung to Tyangboche (3860m): 6 hours
Today, we retrace the same way back to Tyangboche. We will be passing through Dingboche and then Pangboche and Deboche. We stay overnight at guesthouse. 

Day 13 : Trek from Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar (3441m): 5 hours
Leaving the Tyangboche Monastery, we finally reach at Namche again. We stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 14 : Trek from Namche to Lukla (2804m): 5 hours
We finally return to Lukla where the trek began. We stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 15 : Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
Today, we fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla. In the remaining time, you can take your time to explore the Kathmandu city. And in the evening, we will have a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances. You stay overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 16 : Final Departure
Today, your Nepal trip concludes and our representatives will drop you to Tribhuvan International Airport for your returning home flight.
Price Includes:
Full board camping trek 
Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu airfare 
English speaking local expert guide, porters
National Park Fees, Peak permit,
3 nights' accommodation at 3 star hotel in Kathmandu on double room sharing with breakfast.
All guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and entry fees. 
Airport transfers and escort
Equipment clothing for porter & staffs, Local climbing Sherpas, 
Insurance for all staff & porters, Rope, Icescrow, Snowbar and
Gammov bag (altitude chamber).

Price Excludes:
International flight & departure tax
Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
Personal climbing gears & clothing (available on hire)
Tips, any expenses of personal nature, client's insurance.
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Trip Facts

Max. Altitude : 6173

Group Size : Maximum 12

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