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Island peak climbing

Located in Everest region very popular Island peak 6180m is good choice for adventure lover who want to summit and want to see the best view and the Imja glaciers. The approach trek to the peak is through beuatiful Gokyo valley .With a flight to Lukla from Kathmandu, we follow the Dudh Koshi river valley, acclimatise on day in the Sherpa town of Namche Bazzar and head for the pristine Gokyo lake. We enjoy the climb to famous Gokyo Ri which commands one of the finest views of Everest , Cho Oyu and other mountains, cross the Cho La pass, enjoy yet another grand view, and descend to Chukung. From Chukung we start the preparation for Island peak climbing.

An alternative and equally popular approach is first visiting Everest base camp or the Kalapattar and trekking back to Chukung. With Everest base camp and Island peak climbing combined, it is one of the most enjoyable adventure tour in life time. 

itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel

Day 02: Guided tour in Kathmandu, preparation for climing trip

Day 03: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar

Day 05: Acclimatisation day in Namche Bazaar

Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Dole trek

 

Day 07: Dole to Machhermo

Day 08: Machhermo to Gokyo

Day 09: Climb Gokyo Ri (5350m), trek to Chhugyuma

Day 10: Cross Cho La (5420m) to Dzongla

Day 11: Dzongla to Chhukung

Day 12: Chhukung to Island Peak Base Camp climb to high camp

Day 13: Ascent of Island Peak (6189m) and return to Base Camp

Day 14: Extra day for weather, rest etc

Day 15: Island Peak Base Camp to Pangpoche

Day 16: Pangpoche to Manju

Day 17: Manju to Lukla

Day 18: Fly to Kathmandu from Lukla

Day 19: Shopping, rest in Kathmandu. farewell Nepali dinner with ethnic cultural show.

Day 20: Departure from kathmandu to your own destination.

Alternative itinerary  via Everest Base Camp

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu & transfer to hotel 1350m.

Day 02: Shopping and preparation for trek

Day 03: Flight to Lukla 2800m. & trek to Phakding 2610m.

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3440m.

Day 05: Rest at Namche Bazzar for acclimatization

Day 06: Trek to Tengboche 3800m.

Day 07: Tengboche Pheriche 4200m.

Day 08: Pheriche Lobuche 4900m.

Day 09: Trek to Kalapathar 5545m and back to to Lobuche

Day 10: Trek to Dingboche 4300m.

Day 11: Dingboche Chukung 4730m.

Day 12: Chukung Island Peak Base camp at 5000m.

Day 13: High camp 5300m ( approx.)

Day 14: High camp summit 6160m. & back to base camp

Day 15: Base camp Tengboche 3800m.

Day 16: Tengboche Namche Bazaar

Day 17: Namche Phakding

Day 18: Phakding Lukla

Day 19: Fly Kathmandu early morning , leisure in Kathmandu

Day 20: Full day sight seeing in Kathmandu with prefesonal tour guide.

Day 21:Departure from kathmandu to your own destination

Cost includes

1. Hotel in Kathmandu , 3 star hotel on twin sharing bb basis

2. Island peak climbing permit, National park fees

3. Camping equipments for climbing Island peak

4. Three meals a day with tea coffee during the trek

5. One climbing guide, one assistant guide for base camp, one cook and necessary number of porters.( we expect your luggage not to exceed 30 kg per person)

6. surface transfer as per itinerary

7. Kathmandu sightseeing

8. Two way air tickets to Lukla

9. All expenses for Nepalese staffs, their insurance and salary

Cost excludes

1. Personal equipmentsfor climbing or trekking

   2. Insurance and air tickets to Nepal

   3. Domestic airport tax of USD 3 and international tax of USD 24

   4. Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu

   5. Climbing food

   6. Emergency rescue with helicopter, in case there be a need

   7. Sleeping bags and down jackets

   8. Tips to the staffs

   9. Alcoholic drinks and water, cokes etc