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Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Itinerary
Day 01Arrival and transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu (1,350 m)
Upon scheduled arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, we will be greeted by Global Adventure Trekking Company (GAT) personnel and transferred to the hotel. Checking in and if time consent visit GAT’s office for pre-trip briefing and meet the Guide. Then free to wander around Thamel.
Day 02Kathmandu fly to Lukla (2860 m) and trek to Phakding (2620 m), 3 hrs
Early morning we will drive about 4 hrs to Manthali Airport (Ramechap) for your flight to Lukla. There is no direct flight to Lukla since April 2019 due to the under-construction of Kathmandu Airport. Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding.
Day 03Phakding Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 m), 5 hrs
You are approaching the Himalaya closely. Viewing mountain peaks 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, Thamserku and many more.
Day 04Rest day in Namche for acclimatization
Optional hike to Thame/Khumjung Monastery/Everest View Hotel.
Day 05Namche Trek to Tengboche (3860 m), 5hrs
Trek begins very easily first part then the trail goes downhill to Phunki Tanga on the riverside. From here the Buddhism was introduced into the Khumbu valley. Then ascend about 800m to Tengboche through the pine forest.
Day 06Tengboche Trek to Pheriche (4350 m), 5hrs
Teng boche is the best place to view Mount Everest, Amadablam, and Thamserku in the back. Tengboche 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 forest. Cross the suspension bridge and turn to Pheriche.
Day 07Pheriche Trek to Lobuche (4900 m), 5hrs.
As we are trekking above the 4000 m altitude and may have a high chance to get altitude. So you have to walk very slowly up to Thukla. When we cross the small river in Dhukla the path goes steeply up to Lobuche. You visit Chorten, Mane stone and all panoramic view of above eight thousand meters mountain.
Day 08Lobuche Trek to Gorekshep (5100 m) and hike to Everest Base Camp (5364 m), 6 hrs
You are on the lap of the Himalayan range. Gorekshep is the initial base camp of Everest. Until 1950s climber set their camp at this place. Here, we check in on our Teahouse and visit Everest base camp and back to lodge.
Day 09Hike to Kala Pathar and trek to Dingboche (4400 m), 5 hrs
Early morning hike up to Kala Pathar (5545m) for the Sunrise view. After that back to Gorekshep, take breakfast and slowly trek down to Dingboche.
Day 10Dingboche trek to Chhukung (4700 m), 3 hrs.
After having breakfast we trek slowly to Chhukung and rest at here. Evening, group briefing for your Island peak climbing.
Day 11Chhukung trek to Island Peak Base camp (5,050 m), 4 hrs
We trek up to Island peak base camp and stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 12Buffer Day in Island Peak Base camp (5,050 m)
Wakeup with big hobby to get training by walking the glacier, ice climbing training and proper use of climbing gears. It is a preparation day for our Island Peak summit.
Day 13Sumit Island Peak (6,189 m) and back to Chhukung (4700 m), 10 hrs
Today we will start at about 2/3 am for the Summit. If we are late to start then wind start to blowing and make hard to Summit. It will take about 5/6 hrs to make the summit. Spend 10-15 munites for the photograph and enjoy with it surrounding then descend to base camp. After having lunch at Base Camp, trek back to Chhukung 2 hours.
Day 14Chhukung trek to Tengboche (3,860 m), 5 hrs
It is mostly downhill and easy day.
Day 15Tengboche Trek to Namche Bazar
Arriving at Namche and take a big hot shower and you may go to a bar to celebrate the successful ascending of Island peak.
Day 16Namche Trek to Lukla, 6 hrs
Long but beautiful day to hear down to Lukla.
Day 17Morning fly to Manthali Airport and drive to Kathmandu
Morning flight to Manthali Airport (Ramechhap) and drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 18Final departure
We will transfer to Kathmandu Airport for you final departure.