Known locally as Imja Tse, Island Peak is home to one of the most amazing adventures in the Everest Region. Climbers can receive up-close views of several higher peaks, including as Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and others, from Island Peak, which is 6,173 meters high. The fact that this expedition includes the entire Everest Base Camp route inspires climbers to accomplish the legendary Island Peak. For those who aspire to reach the top of a mountain just once in their lifetime,
Taste the local homemade alcoholic beverages called Tongba, Chyang etc.
Known locally as Imja Tse, Island Peak is home to one of the most amazing adventures in the Everest Region. Climbers can receive up-close views of several higher peaks, including as Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and others, from Island Peak, which is 6,173 meters high. The fact that this expedition includes the entire Everest Base Camp route inspires climbers to accomplish the legendary Island Peak. For those who aspire to reach the top of a mountain just once in their lifetime, this remote and seldom-climbed peak in the Everest region is an excellent option. While this expedition is slightly easier than others on Nepal’s higher peaks, it is still a very tough excursion for those without experience. But don’t worry—we have the proper professionals and guides to ensure a secure and enjoyable travel. Make sure to maintain your fitness and resume your workouts at least three to four months prior to the trip.
The Island Peak Budget Trip begins in Kathmandu with preparation for the hike. After a quick flight to Lukla, our expedition formally begins. We initially tour the well-known Everest Base Camp before moving on to other isolated settlements, including Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Pheriche, and Lobuche. On the twelfth day of trekking, we return to Pheriche and continue to Dinboche village before arriving at Island Peak Base Camp. If the weather holds out and the trek begins on the fourteenth day, you will have successfully reached the summit of Island Peak. Aside from the mountains, the walk offers a plethora of other adventures, including the chance to experience the distinct flavors of traditional Nepalese cuisine, Sherpa settlements, cultural sightseeing, Nepalese greenery, and much more.
An early morning to Lukla from Kathmandu and trek to Phakding (2610mtrs/8563ft). Flight 30 minutes and walking 3 hours.
Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11286ft). Walking 5:30 hours.
Namche Bazzar to Kyanjuma (3490m/11447ft). Via Khumjung village (3790m/12432ft). Walking 5:30 hours.
Kyanjuma to Debuche (3680m/12070ft) via Tyanbuche monastery. Walking 5 hours.
Debuche to Dingboche (4410m/14464ft). Walking 5:30 hours,
Day hiking up to Nagatsang Ri (5000m/16500ft) and back to Dingboche (4410m/14464ft). Walking 4:25 hours.
Dinbuche to Lobuche (4910m/16104ft). Walking 5:30 hours.
Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5363m/17590ft) and back to Gorekshep (5153m/17257ft). Walking 7:30 hours.
Hiking up Kalapathar (5555m/18220ft) and trek to Dinbuche (4410m/14464ft). Walking 7 hours.
Dinbuche to Island peak base camp (5050m/16565ft). Walking 6 hours.
Extra day for acclimatization at BC (5050m/16565ft
Summit (6189m/ 20305ft) and back to Island peak base camp (5050m/16565ft).
Island peak base camp to Kyanjuma (3490m/11447ft). Walking 7 hours.
Namche bazzar to Lukla (2850m/9348ft). Walking 6:30 hours.
After breakfast an early morning flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla. Trip ends
After your breakfast, you will be picked up by our porter and be transferred to the airport. After we get on to 30 minutes of flight to one of the most exhilarating airports in the world i.e. Lukla airport. This flight provides with amazing views of the tallest peaks in the world.
After arriving in Lukla, we officially begin our trek by heading onwards to Phakding. It is an amazing sherpa village with warm and hospitable people. First day of trekking officially ends as we stay for the night at a local lodge in Phakding.
We start our journey in the direction of Namche after breakfast in the morning. Also referred to as the “getaway to Everest,” this location offers you banking and internet access, among other amenities that you would not find in the places up ahead. Stay the night at a nearby lodge in Namche.
Today, after delicious local breakfast we head towards Kyanjuma. Along the way we pass beautiful Khumjung settlement, which one of the most popular settlements in the Everest region. Finally, we reach Kyanjuma and stay for the night at a local lodge.
Today, we head onwards to Debuche village, which is a remote and isolated village in Everest region with nice and hospitable Sherpas. Along the way you’ll also get to visit Tengboche Monastery, which is also known as one of the oldest monasteries in the world. Stay your night at Debuche at a local lodge.
Starting from Debuche in the early morning, we make our way to Dingboche, a tiny, isolated town near Mount Everest. Enjoy regional cuisine while taking in breathtaking mountain vistas. Rest well in your comfortable and warm accommodation in Dingboche’s local lodge.
We are going to Dingboche for another day of rest. Given that the altitude is over 4,000 meters, adequate rest and acclimatization are required. We’ll spend the night in Dingboche and go for a quick climb around the closest views.
It’s gets more exciting from here on. As we move toward Lobuche today, we come closer to the Base camp. Should the weather cooperate, you will witness once-in-a-lifetime sights. After a thrilling day of exploration, spend the night at Lobuche.
At last, this is the day. Even though the hike will take a little longer, it will be well worth it. We make our way to the 5364-meter-high Everest Base Camp. You’ll accomplish something most intrepid people in all over the world would hope to accomplish at least once in their lifetime. Take photos, enjoy the scenery to the fullest, and record a story for the next generation. We’ll return to Gorakhshep and stay the night at a nearby lodge.
Today we hike to Kalapathhar, the highest we gain in this classic Island Peak Budget Trip. The largest glacier and waterfall in Nepal, the Khumbu glacier and Icefall, as well as the peaks of Pumori (7,161m), Lingtren, Everest (8,848m), Nuptse (7,861m), Amadablam (6,812m), Khantega, and Taboche are all visible from Kalapatthar (5,550m). Stay the night at Dingboche.
Finally, on the tenth day of our walk, we start climbing toward the summit. We walk for four to five hours till we arrive at the Island Peak Base Camp (5150 m). We take a day’s relaxation while taking in the breathtaking scenery. The professionals traveling with you will update you on the upcoming excursion in the evening.
This is kept as extra day for acclimatization purpose at the Base Camp. We’ll engage in many activities at the Base Camp. Take your time taking on stunning views of the surrounding at the island peak base camp.
We finally arrive at the notorious Island Peak top following our arduous hike. At 6173 meters above sea level, Island Peak offers breathtaking views of numerous powerful mountains, including Thamserku, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and Mount Everest. After taking in the vistas, we return to the base camp.
Following breakfast in the morning, we head downhill towards Kyanjuma. Savor the amenities of warm water, internet, and nearby eateries. Local stores also offer mementos for you to buy and bring home. After arriving at Kyanjuma, stay the night.
Today is our last day of trekking to Island Peak Budget Trek before returning to Lukla. Because of its scenery, Lukla Airport is regarded as one of the most thrilling airports in the world. Stay overnight at Lukla.
We will finally take a quick flight return to Kathmandu via Lukla airport after a 14-day journey. You will be driven in a local vehicle to your drop off point in Kathmandu. The remainder of the day is yours to pack or take leisurely strolls throughout Kathmandu. Hope you had a very nice trip!!
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