This is the most popular trekking peak in Nepal. From Dingboche the mountain is seen as an island in a sea of ice. The summit is interesting and attractive with a highly glaciated west face…
Island Peak not only provides an enjoyable climb but also provides some of the most spectacular scenery of Himalayas in the Khumbu region.
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Arrival to Kathmandu airport, transfer to hotel. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Free day in Kathmandu for preparation of the trip. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
It takes 30 minutes of pleasant flight through the mountains to make it to Tenzing- Hilary Airport at Lukla which is enlisted as the most dangerous airport in the world considering the location, altitude and topography. Once we land at the airport, we will get engaged in the thrilling trekking whereby we will take walk for about 3hours to arrive at Phakding Village where we will be staying overnight.
We will walk along the Dudh Kosi River and pass through Himalayan Pine and Deodar Cedar forests to make it to Namche Bazaar which is the hub of Everest Region. Namche Bazaar is the Trading Post in between Tibet and Nepal where salt, dried meat and other consumable and textile items are bartered. We will stay overnight in a guesthouse at Namche.
Acclimatizing is a necessary step that helps in synchronizing your body movements with the high altitude of Namche. Experts recommend a gentle walk for proper acclimatization. So we will walk freely through the busy market area of Namche. If you feel like exploring more, we can arrange a brief visit to Local Village around Namche that offers views of Everest and Lhotse among many other mountains.
A walk of about 5 hours begins with the path that overlooks mountains and wildlife views. We will descend to Kayangjuma and move through Sansa to cross the bridge at Dudhkoshi River which will take us to Phuki Thena. Bit further from Phukui Thena is located Tengboche which holds the largest Monastery in entire Khumbu Region.
Early in the morning , we will follow the rocky path to Dughla and later proceed further to Dingboche. We will stay overnight at Dingboche
The trek begins early in the morning. We will walk along the valley before following the raised path. About 2hours of walk will be enough to take us to Chhukung Valley which is located at 4730m altitude. It is the valley that exists near to the base of Island Peak. We will stay overnight at Chhukung.
handling and walk to the nearer glacier from Chhukung 2-3 hours, and practice glacier walk/rig Learn all the mountaineering techniques: knots, crampons, ascending and descending, self-arrest with/ without ice-ax, mainly preparing for peak summit and learn some climbing techniques.
Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu takes 35 minutes. You take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Free day in Kathmandu for shopping or you can go for city tour. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
As per your flight schedule, our airport representative will transfer you from your hotel to the airport for your final departure.