|Trip Duration:||14 days|
|Program Type:||Tea house,Camping|
|Trek Start Point:||Lukal|
|Trek End Point:||Lukla|
|Meals:||Breakfast/Lunch and Dinner|
|Mode of Travel:||Trekking/Climbing|
Island Peak is fashionable peak expedition knowledge in the Everest region of Nepal. Island peak is 6,189m above the sea level, Island peak (also known as Imja Tse) this peak is famous for climbing in Nepal it is located in the middle of Chhukung valley, Chhukung is 4750m above the sea level on top of the Chhukung Glacier between Mt. Lhotse, Chhukung-Ri peak and Ama Dablam.
Chhukung-Ri is famous for the sunrise views like Kalapathar so many tourists visit in the sunrise before to go Everest Base camp and Kalapathar. This peak is coming downward as a conservatory of the position from the southern end of Lhotse Shar, it’s like an island in the sea of ice. As a result, it was named Island Peak by a climbing team of Eric Shipton in 1953. This peak is the most excellent trekking peaks for exploration climbing.
We have many peaks in Neal but only 33 peaks in Nepal are with authority to open as trekking peaks. Among them, trek to Island Peak is well thought-out the most revitalizing experience as this 250m rope climb to the top not just offers impressive views of the Himalayan range but also the untouched background, institution, and faith of the Sherpa people en route. The Island Peak offers a magnificent view of peaks like Nuptse, Lhotse, Lhotse Middle, and Lhotse Shar (all over 8000m) form a partly round in the north while Mt. Makalu greet you in the east and Baruntse and Ama Dablam in the south.
The track also offers a restricted occasion to experience glacial moraines (Imja and Lhotse), Postponement Bridge, monasteries, prayer rocks, colorful settlement decorated with flags, and Sagarmatha National Park that facial manifestation diversity of rare flora, fauna, and birds. In adding together to this, the warm kindness offered by the Sherpa people makes the trail more enjoyable.
Day 01: Kathmandu to Lukla by flight then trek to Phakding over night in camp.
Day 02: Phakding to Namche Bazar
Day 03: Namche Rest day for acclimatization
Day 04: Namche Bazar to Tenboche
Day 05: Tenboche to Dingboche
Day 06: Dingboche to Chukung
Day 07: Chukung to Island basecamp.
Day 08: Island base camp to climb island peak the back base camp
Day 09: Island base camp to Chukung
Day 10: Chukung to Pangboche
Day 11: Pangboche to Namche Bazar
Day 12: Namche to Phakding
Day 13: Phakding to Lukla
Day 14: Lukla to Kathmandu.
Day01. Kathmandu to Lukla (2830m.) to Phakding (2,652m.): Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and camp at Phakding approximately 3 hrs.Walking distances. The trail tops a small ridge and from where the trail descends to Suikhet (2,340m.) and passes below Lukla to Chaurikharka. The field that passes through support crops of corn potatoes, wheat and Cabbage and the Sherpa here are generally better off thins their friends above Namche.
Day 02. Phakding to Namchebazar (3,446m.): Approximately 5 hrs.walking which is a beautiful day walking through magnificent Rhododendron, Magnolia and Fir forest. Several villages provide welcome tea shops and views of the peaks increase and improve until finally reach Namche after a long pull up of a ridge. Namche is the main Sherpa village and have to rest on the afternoon to enjoy walking round the village.
Day 03. Rest at Namche Bazaar: This is rest day for acclimatization at Namche Bazaar.
Day 04. Namche Bazaar to Thyangboche (3,897m.): After breakfast, trek will lead to Fungi Thenga for Lunch. After lunch ascend another 2-hrs.and reach at Tengboche and pay a visit to Monastery with Sherpa guide. Form Tengboche we can see Everest (8,848 m.), Nupse ((7,879m.), Lothse (8,516m.), Khantega (6,809m.), and most beautiful of all Ama Dablam(6,856m.).
Day 05:-Tyanboche to Dingoche:- Our trek today kicks off with a walk through the rhododendron forest to Deboche followed by a bridge over the raging Imja Khol River. We’ll pass the valley wall and then traverse the plains to Pangboche village, the biggest settlement of Sherpas in the region. Enjoy a great opportunity to observe a typical Sherpa village and have lunch with the locals! The intrepid can brave a brief hike to the Pangboche monastery, one of the oldest in the area. Our afternoon trek will be a difficult one, as the landscape gives way to dry; deserted mountains and we hike towards Dingboche.
Day 06 Dingboche Rest day for acclimatization:-
This is your chance to rest up before the last leg of our adventure! Savor a full day of exploring Dingboche and the surrounding valleys of Chhukung and Imja, the latter of which links with Island Peak, the high passes of Amphu Laptsa, and Makalu Barun National Park. Taking an optional trek to the valleys will pay off in rewarding views, but taking it easy is the most important thing today. You’ll need your rest for the penultimate day of ascent tomorrow.
Day 07 Dingboche to Chukung:-As we make our way to Chukung, climbing training commences. It is possible to make the Island Peak summit with no prior climbing experience (assuming sufficient physical fitness), but having past climbs under your belt will make you a stronger and more confident climber. You’ll enjoy the summit more if you aren’t quite so anxious about the actual climbing! Staff will give you hands-on training on the use of implements like the ice axe and climbing boot, and demonstrate moving up and down on ropes.
Day 08 Chukung to Island summit and back to Base Camp:-Today’s the big day! Prepare to get started before the thin light of dawn as we make our ascent with headlamps, scaling the rocky trail up. Our timing is superb: we’ll drink in a glorious Himalayan sunrise atop a shining glacier and prepare for the tough, ultimate climb. A brief trek against a plateau of virginal snow brings us to the steep, precipitous final headwall. Time to put those climbing skills to use! The scramble for the summit is arduous, but you’ll never be more proud of yourself! After a brief, triumphant time at what feels like the top of the world, it’s (carefully!) downwards towards the charming village of Chukung.
Day 09 :- Island peak base camp to Chukung:-This is your chance to rest up before the last leg of our adventure! Savor a full day of exploring Dingboche and the surrounding valleys of Chhukung and Imja, the latter of which links with Island Peak, the high passes of Amphu Laptsa, and Makalu Barun National Park. Taking an optional trek to the valleys will pay off in rewarding views, but taking it easy is the most important thing today. You’ll need your rest for the penultimate day of ascent tomorrow.
Day 10:- Chukung to Tyangboche:-We retrace the original steps of our ascent as we make our way back down the mountain again. The fascinating culture of the Sherpas is on display once more – don’t miss a peak at the yak-herding stations.
Day 11:- Tyanboche to Namche Bazar :- The walk from Pheriche back to Tengboche is mainly downhill, although it does, counter-intuitively, require an hour scaling a hill. We’ll be in Namche by late afternoon and off to bed before our last day on the mountain.
Day 12:- Namche Bazar to Phakding via Lukla:- After breakfast, we trek toward the Hillary Suspension Bridge and then pass through several local villages. Our arrival in Lukla brings an evening in a proper hotel and, traditionally, a party with your trekking crew: you made it! Thanks to great teamwork and perseverance, you’ve accomplished a physical feat of which others only dream. This is your last night on the mountain, which can be bittersweet.
Day 13:-Lukla to Kathmandu by flight:- In the morning, you’ll hop a brief flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, where your journey both began and ends. You’ll transfer to your hotel upon landing for some much-needed solo rest and reflection after your trek conquering the Himalayas. We’ll reunite in the evening for a farewell dinner at one of the best.
Day 14:- Final departure on your destination.
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Cost included Item
• All airport, hotel airport transfers
• National Park permit & TIMS permit ( Trekking Information Management System)
• Flight fare from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu
• Accommodation in the tea house,food, Tea/coffee during trek
• Guide:- including salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
• Porter:- including salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging
• For guest:-Down jacket, Good sleeping bag (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
• All government and local taxes
Cost does not included
• Food in Kathmandu ( Lunch & Dinner)
• Bakery food during the trek
• Nepal Visa fee
• International airfare from your country to Kathmandu and from Kathmandu
• Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
• Travel and rescue insurance if guest get mountain sickness and need to rescue helicopter.
• Personal expenses example (phone calls, laundry service , bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
• Tips for guide and porters
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