Island Peak Climbing Itinerary

Day 01Kathamndu fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding 4hrs. (2,620 m).

Morning fly to Lukla and begins the trek through the Tamang and Sherpa village. Lukla is mostly inhabited my Sherpa tribes. The trail goes gradually flat to Phakding. Over night at Guest house. 

  • Meals: Full Board Meals
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Phadking
  • Altitude: 2620 m
Day 02Phakding Trek to Namche Bazaar 5hrs. (3,440 m).

You are approaching to the himalaya closely. Viewing all mountain and pine forest and following the yak take you to Namche Bazar. On the way you will have the first encounter of mount Everest, Amadablem, Themserku and many more. Over night at Guest House. 

  • Meals: Full Board Meals
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Namche Bazar
  • Altitude: 3,440 m
Day 03Namche Bazar for acclimatize day

Rest day in Namche for acclimatization - Optional hike to Thame/Khumjung Monastery/Everest view Hotel. Over night at Guest house. 

  • Meals: Full Board Meals
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Namche Bazar
  • Altitude: 3,440 m
Day 04Namche Bazar trek to Tengboche 5hrs, (3,680 m)

Trek begins very easily first part then trail goes down hill to Phunki Tanga on the river side. From here the Bouddhism was introduce into the Khumbu valley. Then ascends about 800m to Tengboche through the pine forest. Over night at Guest House. 

  • Meals: Full Board Meals
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Tengboche
  • Altitude: 3,680 m
Day 05Tengboche trek to Pheriche 5hrs. (4,200m).

Tenboche is the best place to view mount Everest and Amadablam and Thanserku in the back. Tenboche monastery is another attraction of the tourist so GAT staffs take you there in the morning to participate for Puja and descend through the Rhododendron. Facing always giant mountain range towards Pheriche. Over night at Guest house.

  • Meals: Full Board Meals
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Pheriche
  • Altitude: 4,200 m
Day 06Pheriche trek to Lobuche 4hrs. (4,700m).

GAT plan this itinerary to make our clients more safe from the altitude. The way will be harder than before but Mane, Chortens and prayer flage gives you power to go Lobuche. Over Night at Guest house. 

  • Meals: Full Board Meals
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Lobuche
  • Altitude: 4,700 m
Day 07Lobuche-Gorekshep 3hrs. (5,130m.)

Your almost on the lap of the Himalayan range. Gorekshep is the initial base camp of Everest. Until 1950s climber set their camp at this place. Optional hiked up to Everest base camp and back to lodge. Over night at Guest house. 

  • Meals: Full Board Meals
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Gorekshep
  • Altitude: 5,130 m
Day 08Morning climb to Kalapather (5,545 m), 2hrs. and trek back to Dingboche 4,400 m, 5 hrs.

This is your remarkable day in your life time due to the Sun rise in to the Everest and its neighbors. Trek back to lodge and down to Dingboche 4,400m. Total 5hrs walking. Over night at Guest. 

  • Meals: Full Board Meals
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Dingboche
  • Altitude: 4,400 m
Day 09Dingboche-Chhukung 3.5hrs. (4,700 m).

From here you are going towards Island peak. Chhukung valley is another great valley and explore the valley. Over night at Guest House. 

  • Meals: Full Board Meals
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Chhukung
  • Altitude: 4,700 m
Day 10Chhukung-Island peak Base camp. 4hrs.

We always make sure that you are drinking and having enough water with you as there are no Guest house. Along the way only glacier and mountain can be seen. Over night at Tented camp. 5,400m. 

  • Meals: Full Board Meals
  • Accommodation: Tented Camp
  • Place: Base CAmp
  • Altitude: 5,100 m
Day 11Island peak (6,189 m) Summit and back to Base Camp

Early morning you are climbing ice and rocky path to top and descend to base camp and over night. This might be long day to you but it is depend on you physical condition. 

  • Meals: Full Board Meals
  • Accommodation: Tented Camp
  • Place: Island peak Base camp
  • Altitude: 5,100 m
Day 12This is an optional day for weather/health condition and so on.

Additional day for the weather window

  • Meals: Full Board Meals
  • Accommodation: Tented Camp
  • Place: Base camp
Day 13Island Peak Base Camp trek to Tengboche 6hrs.

Coming down is always easy due to the emotion of the people as you meet your final destination. Over night at Guest House. 

  • Meals: Full Board Meals
  • Accommodation: Guest house
  • Place: Tengboche
  • Altitude: 3,680 m
Day 14Tengboche trek to Namche Bazar 4hrs.

Walking through the wide valley offers you the great views of himalaya and take your time to visit the giant Sherpa village and monastery along the way to Tyangboche over night at Guest house. 

  • Meals: Full Board Meals
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Namche Bazar
  • Altitude: 3,440 m
Day 15Namche Bazar Trek to Lukla

You are following the same trail to descends to Namche if you Lucky you may see the Trans Himalayan Market in Namche on Saturday. Over night at Guest. 

  • Meals: Full Board Meals
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Lukla
  • Altitude: 2800 m
Day 16Morning fly back to kathmandu.

Arrival and Transfer to Hotel/Guest. The trip will conclude here.

  • Meals: Full Board Meals
  • Accommodation: Kathmandu
  • Place: Hotel
  • Altitude: 1350 m