Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Itinerary

An amazing Adventure journey in Nepal with our Sherpa guide that guarantees ultimate trekking and climbing experiences.

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.

  • Meals: None
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
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.

  • Meals: Full Board
  • Accommodation: Phakding
  • Place: Guest House
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. 

  • Meals: Full board
  • Accommodation: Guest house
  • Place: Namche bazar
Day 04Rest day in Namche for acclimatization

Optional hike to Thame/Khumjung Monastery/Everest View Hotel.

  • Meals: Full Board
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Namche Bazaar
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.

  • Meals: Full Board
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Tengboche
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.

  • Meals: Full Board
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: 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.

  • Meals: Full Board
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Lobuche
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.

  • Meals: Full board
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Gorekshep
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.

  • Meals: Full Board
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: 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.

  • Meals: Full Board
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Chhukung
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.

  • Meals: Full board
  • Accommodation: Tented Camp
  • Place: Island Peak Base 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.

  • Meals: Full board
  • Accommodation: Tented Camp
  • Place: Island Peak Base camp
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.

  • Meals: Full Board
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Chhukung
Day 14Chhukung trek to Tengboche (3,860 m), 5 hrs

It is mostly downhill and easy day. 

  • Meals: Full Board
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Tengboche
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.

  • Meals: Full Borad
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Namche Bazar
Day 16Namche Trek to Lukla, 6 hrs

Long but beautiful day to hear down to Lukla. 

  • Meals: Full Board
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Lukla
Day 17Morning fly to Manthali Airport and drive to Kathmandu

Morning flight to Manthali Airport (Ramechhap) and drive back to Kathmandu.

  • Meals: Full Board
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
Day 18Final departure

We will transfer to Kathmandu Airport for you final departure.

  • Meals: Breakfast