Island Peak Climbing
peak grasp is one of the adventurous and tough works to do in Nepal. a few of the complete top Island peak hiking is one of the popular hiking height of Everest regions. It has were given its call island peak in 1952 advert because of the stunning vicinity in the center of the Chhukung valley which looks as if the island on the sea of ice. afterward it turned into renamed as Imja Tse though the height is still famous by way of the authentic call. There are about 33 peaks at this vicinity, among all 33 Peaks Island height is one of the most famous peak if you want to offers its climbers with the exhilarating and panoramic view of mountains together with the lifestyles time remembering revel in of mountaineering. it's miles placed at the Everest location at the peak of 6160 m above sea level. To climb directly to this mountain, trekkers want attention of sound. We must acclimatize ourselves at distinct places for the better revel in of surrounding environment.
The hiking to island height hiking region starts off evolved with the flight over to Lukla from Kathmandu valley. From Lukla, the hiking path will comply with the primary direction of Everest base camp through the Dingboche, Phortse, Lobuche Namche bazaar, and Khumjung and to the base camp of Everest Mountain. The returning way might be from the Pangboche and Tengboche with the intention to arrive to Lukla and again to Kathmandu valley with the stunning flight. because of its excessive peak, specially the month of January, February, March, April, may also, June, July, October, November, December, is taken into consideration as the quality and appropriate month to do trekking at these regions. we will trek up to the maximum altitude of 6160 m above sea degree at the peak of island height.
NOBAT TEAM 2013 Island Peak
NOBOM TEAM Mountain Cliber Leader Justin Paul
Trip FactGrade: Moderate & Expedition
Duration: 16 days
Size of Group: 01+
Maximum Hight: 6100 m.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu exploration and preparing for trek
Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2800m. trek to Phakding 2610m.
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3440m.
Day 05: Rest at Namche Bazaar
Day 06: Trek to Phorste Tenga 3800m.
Day 07: Phorste Tenga to Dingboche 4,410m.
Day 08: Rest at Dingboche hiking to Chhukung or Some others hill
Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche 4900m.
Day 10: Trek from Lobuche to Goraksheph.The day you will hike to EBC (5354m)
Day 11: Hike to Kalapather ad Trek to Dingboche 4300m.
Early Morning climb to Kalapather (5545m) enjoy the Mt Everest Sunrise view then walk down to dingboche.
Day 12: Dingboche Chukung 4730m. As approach island peak trek
Day 13: from Base Camp to High Camp 5300m.
Day 14: High Camp summit 6160m. Back to Base Camp
Day 15: Base Camp Pangboche 4000m.
Day 16: Pangboche to Namche Bazaar
Day 17: Namche to Lukla
Day 18: Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 19: International Final Departure
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1400m.)
Upon your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport (Kathmandu), our representatives from Adventure Mountain Guide Rabin Gurung will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and preparation for trekking In the morning after breakfast,
there will be a guided tour to the famous cultural and historical sites of Kathmandu. Among them, the UNESCO enlisted world heritage will be the primary focus such as Pashupatinath (sacred Hindu temple), Boudhanath (Buddhist Shrine), Swayambhunath (Monkey temple), Bhaktapur Durbar Squire, Patan Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka Durbar, Dharahara ( Bhimsen Tower) etc. In the afternoon, you should involve pre- trip discussion with your guide for well preparation of the trip. Guide of Motherland Hiking Team will give brief information about Island Peak Climbing. You will have dinner in the hotel in the evening. You can experience night life of Kathmandu too.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Lukla flight and trekking to Phakding (2652m.)
With having breakfast in Kathmandu, your flight is set to Lukla. It’s a short scenic flight of half-an hour. Panoramic view of the Himalayan region while you are in the air gives pleasant impression of the beauty of nature. From Lukla, the trek starts to Phakding for about 5 hours. There you may get the world famous hospitality of Sherpas. We stay Overnight in a lodge in Phakding.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3466m.)
After Breakfast in Phakding, the trail continues to the foot of Everest region i.e. Namche Bazaar. It is one of the greatest scenes of the earth around there. Everest region is full of picturesque view of the natural beauty. The trek follows a lot of ups and downs with crossing and re-crossing of Dudh Koshi River to reach Namche bazaar from Phakding. In Namche, we spend a night in a lodge.
Day 05: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar.
It is acclimatization day in Namche so you have enough time to explore the life style of locals. Short hiking can be utilization of the time. High altitude can be harmful if we ignore resting. It is necessary to adjust your body with high elevation. You’d better to visit Khumjung and Thame to take advantage of the day. There, you can view the world’s amazing panoramic scenes of the earth and get chance to observe uniquely different Sherpa Culture.
Day 06: Trek to Phorste Tenga Upper Route (3800m.)
Today, after taking our morning breakfast, we set out towards Phortse Tenga. We will be enjoying superb views of Mount Everest, Mount Amadablam, Mount Lhotse, Mount Nuptse and the close up views of Thamserku. Following the trail with few ups and downs, we reach Dukh khola to cross the bridge, We can spot various wildlife like Musk Deer, Himalayan Thar, and Multicolored Pheasants en route. Passing through Sansa, we reach Phunki Thenga for our lunch. Then, we gear up for a slightly difficult climb through the pine forests which eventually leads us to the village of Phostse Tenga Village.
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4400m.)
Today, After taking our morning breakfast and visiting the Real Sherpa Village and spectacular views, we start our journey today. We move through the upper trail to Pangboche. En route, we pass through several Chortens and Mani walls and small villages. Enjoying the fantastic views of Mount Amadablam, we enter Imja Valley. We then descend into the Lobuche river and begin the last and steepest climb of the day upto Dingboche. On arrival at Dingboche, you will see beautiful fields. We stay overnight at Dingboche.
Day 08: Rest Day at Dingboche
Today, we will spend our second acclimatization day at Dingboche. We will enjoy the refreshing and admiring views of Amadablam from Dingboche in the morning. For the better views of Amadablam and other peaks, we climb the ridge on the north behind the village. From here, we can see three of the world’s highest peaks including Mount Lhotse, Mount Makalu and Mount Cho Oyu. We also enjoy the beautiful views of Cholaste Peak and Taboche Peak. Lobuche East and Lobuche West peaks are the most dominant along with Lhotse. We stay overnight at Dingboche.
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4,920m) (4-5 hrs).
Today, we go away Pheriche and the trail goes up to the drain of the Khumbu. Then after an hour the path mounts up to the Khumbu Glacier. Almost half of the climb to the moraine is Dughla. Moving ahead from Dughla the trail keeps on ascending steeply to the crest of the moraine. The path now moves on flat level on the west part of the moraine prior to arriving at Lobuche.
Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep (5170m) Everest Base camp We will trek towards Gorakshep today. From these places, we will walk up to Everest base camp then return back to Gorakshep for staying overnight since we cannot find lodges at Everest base camp .
Day 11: Trek to Kalapattar 5545m. And back to Dingboche
We will walk to Kala Patthar, we will have a vertical climb which makes us able to get beautiful views of Everest Peak. We can observe the peaks of Pumori (7,145m), Khumbutse (6,623m), Lingtren (6,697m) and more which divides Nepal from Tibet and just above the Lho La pass we can see the huge face of Changtse (7,750m). We then move back to Dingboche.
Day 12: Trek to Island peak Base camp at 5000m.
We then walk beside the Imja Khola to reach Pareshaya Gyab, a pleasant place near by a small lake with very beautiful views of the Nuptse-Lhotse wall and Lhotse Glacier. Once we set our camp here you can keep youd climbing stuff in order and get ready for your climb of the peak tomorrow.
Day 13: Trek to High Camp 5100m.
We will today leave for High Camp today which lies at elevation of 5600m. The next day is the most significant day of our trek so we will make preparation for that, Overnight at high camp.
Day 14: High Camp to summit 6160m. Back to Base Camp
We will begin walking up today early in the morning to reach at the summit of Island peak. Here our walk becomes difficult once we arrive at the base of the sharp icefall beneath the peak. Great concern must be realized while going up the wall to come out on the periphery leading to the summit. After arriving at the summit, you will walk down to the Base Camp.
Day 15: Trek to Pangboche 3800m.
Day 16: trek to Namche Bazaar
The track today will go down quite abruptly as we walk back to Namche Bazaar. To arrive at the camp and to reach our overnight spot, we will have a steep climb.
Day17: Trek to Lukla
After spending a refreshing night at the lodges of Namche bazaar, we should continue our trek down to the Lukla. On the way, we can interact with the local people which will enhance our trekking passion to Lukla. Besides this, we may see many mountains along with the green forest on the way back to Lukla. From Lukla, we boarded our self into a plane to fly over to Kathmandu.
Day18: by flight Lukla to Kathmandu
It will take only few minutes for us to fly back to Kathmandu. During the flight, we can view the panoramic view of different mountains from a bird’s eye prospects. The final departure will be at Tribhuvan international airport.
Day 19: Final Departure
You is saying good bye to the mountains as your journey in Nepal comes to an end today! We will transfer you to the airport for your returning flight.
- Airport Pick up drop (Airport /Hotel/Airport) by private car/van/Bus.
- Kathmandu to lukla and Back to Kathmandu by Domestic air.
- All Ground local Transportation
- 2 Night Hotel in Kathmandu Tourist Stander with Breakfast
- All Meal during the Trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) with cup of tea or Coffee.
- Peak Climbing Permit
- Over 15 Years Experienced One Climbing Sherpa for 2 Client
- Camping 2 days Lobuche Base camp and High Camp
- Camping all Kitchen Equipment Cook and All staff
- Climbing Gear Rope and Snow Bar
- Garbage Deposit $ 500
- Sagarmath National Park Permit
- All necessary paper works.
- All Accommodation During the trek. Tourist Stander Lodge.
- One English Speaking Government License holder Mountain Guide and All his food, Lodge accommodation, Salary and Insurance.
- Experience Trekking Porters (1 porter for 2 clients). And Their well-paid Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance
- Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
- Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
- Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Katmandu).
- Food in Kathmandu
- Climbing boots, Helpmate and Ice axe
- If Weather is bad condition by helicopter Kathmandu to lukla or lukla to Kathmandu
- Your Travel and rescue insurance.
- All the Food in Kathmandu. Also in the case of early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled Itinerary.
- All the expenses in mountain over than scheduled itinerary (due to strike, delay or canceled flight)
- Extra night Hotel in Kathmandu if arrive early or late departure than schedule Itinerary.
- All the Bar bills and personal expenses (phone call, laundry service, battery recharge, bottle of water, hot water, shower.
- Tips for the guide and porter.