Island Peak Climbing -19 Days

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Island Peak Climbing offers an experience of a lifetime, a complete adventure with a classic mountain of Himalaya at 6,160 meters as per the standard height of NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) where all the permission and climbing permits are obtained.

Trip Duration 19 Days
Max Altitude 6189m
Group Size 2 - 15
DIFFICULTY Adventurous
ARRIVAL ON Kathmandu Nepal
DEPARTURE FROM Kathmandu Nepal

Trip Overview

Island Peak Climbing offers an experience of a lifetime, a complete adventure with a classic mountain of Himalaya at 6,160 meters as per the standard height of NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) where all the permission and climbing permits are obtained.

 

The Island Peak Climbing is straightforward with some technical sections in the beginning and near to the summit, where our expert guide will make necessary arrangements to make the climb safe and possible, the climbing grade PD + as per French and Swiss alpine system

 

On this Island Peak Trek/ Imjatse Peak 6,160 m marvel the scenery from Mt. Everest (8,848m / 29, 028ft) Lhotse (8,516 m-24,940 ft), Nuptse (7,855m-25,772 ft) and Lho – La or Khumbutse peak (6,036 m – 19,992ft) Mt. Lingtren (6,749 m / 22,142 ft) Chnagtse ( 7,583 m / 25,230 ft) Mt. Pumori (7,161 m / 25,772 ft) Ama Dablam ( 6,812 m / 22,480 ft) Kangtenga (6,782 m / 22, 380 ft) Tharmarserku ( 6,623 m / 21, 855 ft) Kwangde (6,011 m / 19,837 ft) Kusum Khanguru (6,373 m / 21,030 ft) holy peak of Khumbi-la (5,761 m / 19,012 ft) and as far world’s 5th highest Mt. Makalu (8,463 m / 27, 766 ft) with Island Peak / Imjatse (6,160 m / 20,328ft) Lobuje Peak (6,119 m / 20,192 ft) Pokhalde ( 5,806 m / 19,159 ft) and many other smaller unnamed peaks.

 

Island Peak climbing with Kalapatthar is one of the most popular and trekked regions due to its easy accessibility from the small airstrip at Lukla, trek, and climb of Island / Imjatse Peak concludes at the picturesque touristic town at Lukla, the trek is moderate in the beginning and to adventurous where all types of travelers can join in this wonderful walking journey and the time duration taking just a little more than 2 weeks in the comfort of warm cozy lodge known as tea houses along the route and camping service on the climb for few days.

 

Island Peak Climbing or Imjatse Peak 6,160 m is the second busiest trekking destination after Annapurna region, one of the most unique journeys leading from rich vegetation of mid-hills to arctic landscapes and climate zone, all these drastic changes in temperature found only in the high valleys and mountains of Khumbu area with a dramatic change in vegetations and its awesome scenery.

 

This trek and climb leads through many traditional Sherpa villages famous as mountaineers and warm hospitality and has been high altitude porters and guides for the last five decades.

 

This remarkable trek starts from Lukla the gateway to Everest area and then over to the famous Namche Bazaar at 3,440 meters and then with rest day for proper acclimatization and then heading higher to Imjatse valley through the scenic spot of Tengboche Monastery and Pangboche then finally reaching our destination at world’s highest Mountain base camp at 5, 364 meters and then climb up to Kalapathar the highest point at 5,545 meters and then to the highlight of this adventure towards the end of Imjatse valley for the classic climb to the summit of Island / Imjatse peak at 6,160 meters high offering a tremendous panorama of surrounding high snow-capped peaks and valleys, on the climb our expert guide will support you all the way to the summit top, and then slowly with a scenic walk ending this beautiful and awesome trek concluding this adventure back at Lukla for the flight back to Kathmandu after a great experience of a lifetime with wonderful memories of island peak climbing.

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu (1345m/4412ft) and transfer to respective hotels
Max Altitude: 1345m/4412f
Accommodation: 3 stars level hotel

On reaching Kathmandu airport meet the guide and staff for the transfer to respective hotels around Thamel area, with rendezvous with other members of the group for orientation and briefing with welcome dinner at authentic Nepali dinner.

Day 02 An early morning to Lukla from Kathmandu and trek to Phakding (2610mtrs/8563ft). Flight 30 minutes and walking 3 hours
Meal: Breakfast/ Lunch/Dinne
Max Altitude: 2610mtrs/8563ft
Accommodation: Hotel/Tea house

Morning transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport for a short scenic flight of 35 minutes to Lukla the gateway to Everest and higher Khumbu area, from here after a break to refresh meet the guide, trekking staff and porters and continue to walk past Lukla town on the easy path with views of Kwangde peak and village of Muse and Chowri Kharka, the walk with few ups and down following the Dudh Kosi River passing villages of Choplung, Ghat till Phakding is reached for an overnight stop.

Day 03 Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11286ft). Walking 5:30 hours.
Meal: Breakfast/ Lunch/Dinner
Max Altitude: 3440m/11286ft
Accommodation: Hotel/Tea house

From Phakding morning walk is pleasant through nice woodland of pines and rhododendron trees with few ups and down with views of Kusum Khanguru, Kwangde and Tharmasarku peaks crossing the bridge over Dudh Kosi to reach Monjo and to Jorsalle after the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park, at Jorsalle for lunch. From here walking on the riverbed for some time and heading uphill in the forest to cross the last bridge over Imjatse and Bhote Kosi that joins Dudh Kosi river at this point. A long winding uphill with first views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse (on a clear day) this winding climb finally reaches Namche Bazaar after a few hours of hard uphill walk from lunch place. At Namche check into one of the fine designated lodges with time to browse around the shops and vendors or just relax.

 

Day 04 Rest and Acclimatization. This day visit Khumjung village (3790m) and Everest view hotel and trek back to Namche Bazzar (3440m/11286ft). Walking 5:30 hours.
Meal: Breakfast/ Lunch/Dinner
Max Altitude: 3440m/11286ft
Accommodation: Hotel/Tea house

A great place for rest and free day and necessary for acclimatization before heading higher beyond Namche, at Namche optional short hike to a viewpoint and the museum provides information of this area from flora/fauna, geography, mountain and Sherpa history, culture and religion offering tremendous views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thermasarku, Kwangde, holy Khumbi-la peak and of valley and gorge below. Optional hike to Everest View Hotel above Namche at 3,880 meters by Syangboche old airstrip or a half-day hike visiting the quiet and sleepy villages of Khumjung with monastery and Khunde.

Day 05 Namche Bazzar to Debuche (3680m/12070ft) via Tenbuche monastery. Walking 5:30 s.
Meal: Breakfast/ Lunch/Dinner
Max Altitude: 3680m/12070ft
Accommodation: Hotel/Tea house

After an enjoyable rest at Namche, the journey continues on the nice and scenic trail with views of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, and other range of peaks walking into green tree lines a good walk with downhill to  Phungetenga a small place in a gorge after crossing the Imjatse River for lunch at Phungetenga. From here a steep uphill haul through the nice forest surrounding with views of Thermasarku and Kangtenga peaks, and then with a long climb of fewer than two hours reaching at famous Tengboche monastery with awesome views of surrounding peaks including Mt. Everest and Ama Dablam. Here as per the time set for a visit inside the monastery where you can observe monks, priests, and lama on prayer time in the late afternoon. All major expeditions to Mt. Everest and other high peaks visit here to get a blessing from the high priest for a successful and safe climb. Then we continue trek to Debuche.

Day 06 Debuche to Dingboche (4410m/14464ft) via Panbuche - 05 hrs.
Meal: Breakfast/ Lunch/Dinne
Max Altitude: 4410m/14464ft
Accommodation: Hotel/Tea house

On leaving Debuche walk leads through the nice cool woodland passing to reach a bridge over Imjatse river gorge, from this bridge the last of trees lines and lush vegetation, walk leads to a gradual climb through rows of prayer and mani wall, stupa with fantastic views of Ama Dablam as the walk progress reaching Pangboche (the last permanent village on route Everest Base camp and another high area of Khumbu).
From Pangboche walk leads to a short steep climb to Shomare a small temporary village serving as a lodge, teahouse, and popular lunch stop on route Dingboche and Pheriche with close views of AmaDablam.
From here a slow climb towards Orsho where the walk gets gentle and the path splits from this place the other high trail to Pheriche, the lower path east to Dingboche, our route heading east crossing the icy Khumbu river tributary of Imjatse and Dudh Kosi river, and then a steep climb for 45 minutes to reach the ridge with prayer stones, a pleasant walk from here brings at Dingboche with many lodges around where the areas are guarded with stone walls located on the southern Imajatse valley beneath the towering North Face of Ama Dablam with views of Lhotse, peak 29 and Island / Imjatse peak towards east.

Day 07 Day hiking up to Nagatsang Ri (5000m/16500ft) and back to Dingboche( 4410m/14464ft). Walking 4:25 hours.
Meal: Breakfast/ Lunch/Dinner
Max Altitude: 4410m/14464ft
Accommodation: Hotel/Tea house

A pleasant place for an extra rest day before starting the real adventure crossing passes of Khongmatse and Tsho-la, here optional hike to Nangkartsang a high hill offering superb views of surrounding snow-capped peaks including world 5th highest Mt. Makalu and Amphu Labtsa peaks as well. Rest of the afternoon at leisure the last place with an assist to cybercafé in one its many lodges around.

Day 08 Dinbuche to Lobuche (4910m/16104ft ) via Thugla 4,640 m - 05 hrs.
Meal: Breakfast/ Lunch/Dinner
Max Altitude: 4910m/16104ft
Accommodation: Hotel/Tea house

Starting the morning walk with a slow climb uphill to the ridge with prayer flags and Buddhist monument of the stupa, overlooking superb views of snow-capped peaks and on the pleasant trail with gradual up and downhill reaching the raging streams fed from the Khumbu glacier at a small place of Thugla (Dugla). A popular lunch stop place where the trail from Pheriche and Dingboche joins with an hour break a steep climb of less than an hour reaches the top ridge of Thug-la with great views of Ama Dablam north face with Tawache and Cholatse, an interesting spot with memorials of late mountaineers who died climbing Everest, Lhotse, Pumori or other peaks of this area. From here the walk continues on the gradual path towards Lobuche in the comfort of a nice cozy lodge after a good day.

Day 09 Lobuje to Everest Base Camp (5363m/17595ft) and back to Gorak Shep(5153m/16906ft). – walking 7:30 hours.
Meal: Breakfast/ Lunch/Dinner
Max Altitude: 5153m/16901ft
Accommodation: Hotel/Tea house

Today we reach our goal by trekking to Everest Base Camp at an altitude of 5363m. After appreciating our efforts and photographing the achievement we return to Gorak Shep.

Day 10 Hiking up Kalapathar(5555m/18192ft) and trek down to Dinbuche (4410m/14464ft). 6:30 hours
Meal: reakfast/ Lunch/Dinner
Max Altitude: 4410m/14464ft
Accommodation: Hotel/Tea house

From our base at Gorak Shep we continue to climb this time hiking up Kalapathar. Leaving as early as possible to take advantage of the morning light, the panoramic views of Everest and the surrounding mountains, as we reach our destination of the Kalapathar viewpoint. Following this we descend to Dinbuche.

Day 11 Trek to Island Peak Base Camp (5050m/ 16565ft) - 4:30 hrs.
Meal: Breakfast/ Lunch/Dinner
Max Altitude: 5050m/ 16565ft
Accommodation: Tented camp

The route to Base Camp, the path at first climbs quite steeply to the south before following the moraine east along the main valley below the southern or true left bank of the Lhotse Glacier. The trail then follows glacial streams to the snout of the Imja glacier. At this point, the path swings northeast and crosses a dried-up lake bed between the Lhotse and Imja Glaciers, from a base camp at Pareshaya Grab. A well-acclimatized party in good condition can make the summit and return in a day back to Base Camp.

Day 12 Rest and acclimatization at Island peak base camp (5050m/16565ft) and preparations for climbing.
Meal: Breakfast/ Lunch/Dinner
Max Altitude: 5050m/16565ft
Accommodation: Tented camp

Day 13 Extra day, in case of the weather.
Meal: Breakfast/ Lunch/Dinner
Max Altitude: 5050m/ 16565ft
Accommodation: Tented camp

This is an additional day in the itinerary to compensate for any possible delays on the trekking/ climbing or cancellation of the flights. We extremely recommend that you have at least 2 extra days after the itinerary so as to maintain any possible delays or cancellation of the flight. If everything goes without any problem, you can utilize those extra days doing some other activities.

Day 14 Island peak summit (6189m/20305ft) and back to base camp (5050m/ 16565ft)
Meal: Breakfast/ Lunch/Dinner
Max Altitude: 5050m/ 16565ft
Accommodation: Tented camp

A Big Day! Starting before dawn after having breakfast and then scrambling up an open gully leads between two well-defined ridges of a small hanging glacier at 5,280m /17,323ft. Care should be taken to avoid possible avalanche danger from the ice above.
From this point of left-hand ridge scramble across the broad open gully and gain the right-hand ridge. Following this, this gives easy scrambling to the snow-covered glacier above. A route needs to be found out leftwards, avoiding seracs and crevasses before turning back northwards over snow-covered scree in the margin between the glacier and the base of the main summit ridge. After crossing a gully with some stone and icefall danger, a steep snow and ice ramp leads upwards for nearly 100 meters (300ft), to the summit ridge. The last moves on to the ridge often prove difficult and many climbers leave a fixed rope in place to aid descent. The ridge itself is a classic and undulates towards the main summit which is reached by a final tricky snow pitch. Standing atop we have the stunning close-up view of the South face of Lhotse (8,501 m.) in the vastness that looms before us. We have impressive dramatic views of the mountains -Amadablam (6,856 m.), Chamlang, and Baruntse on the far horizon. Descent is made by the same route to the base camp.

Day 15 Island peak base camp to Kyanjuma (3490m/11447ft). Walking 7 hours
Meal: Breakfast/ Lunch/Dinner
Max Altitude: 3490m/11447ft
Accommodation: Hotel/Tea house

Today’s part of the trek is, even more, easier as we will be walking gently for only five hours along with the solitary company of deep woods. We will first reach the village of Pangboche from where we will get a beautiful view of the Dudh Koshi river basin below.

We will bid farewell to the Sagarmatha National Park just before reaching Namche Bazaar as we exit from the park entrance/exit gate. The rest of the trek is a glorious walk to Namche Bazaar with a 360 view of the mountains on all sides.

Day 16 Kyanjuma to Jorsalle (2950m/9676ft) via Namche Bazzar. Walking 5 hours.
Meal: Breakfast/ Lunch/Dinner
Max Altitude: 2950m/9676ft
Accommodation: Hotel/Tea house

This is second last day in the Everest region. We will see many Sherpa villages on our way being the largest. There are many monasteries, stupas, prayer flags, and prayer walls in and around these villages.

The houses in the village are close together to keep the community warm and are impeccably clean. The Sherpa people are very friendly and well-known mountaineers.

Day 17 Jorsalle to Lukla. (2850m/9348ft). Walking 4:30 hours
Meal: Breakfast/ Lunch/Dinner
Max Altitude: 2850m/9348ft
Accommodation: Hotel/Tea house

The last day walk of this adventure to Lukla, the path follows the Dudh Kosi for some time passing Benkar, Tuc Tuc, and Phakding villages, and then slowly reaching Choplung where the trail from Jiri and Lukla joins.
From here the last 50 minutes climb of this trip to Lukla, on reaching Lukla in the comfort of a nice lodge and preparing for the last night’s dinner and party with fellow trekking guides, staff, and porters.

Day 18 After breakfast an early morning flight back to Kathmandu (1345m/4412ft) from Lukla and transfer to the hotel at 3 stars level, inclusive breakfast. Flight time 30 minutes.
Meal: Breakfast/ Dinner
Max Altitude: 1345m/4412ft
Accommodation: 3 stars level hotel

Morning as per the flight schedule transfer to Tenzing, Hillary airport, Lukla for the scenic short flight back to Kathmandu with parallel views of snow-capped mountains all the way to Kathmandu, on reaching the airport transfer to respective hotels around Thamel area, with rest of the afternoon free at leisure.

Day 19 International departure to respective countries
Meal: Breakfast

he trip ends, our Airport Representative will drop you to the Kathmandu international airport for your final flight departure from Nepal. Driving 15 km – 10 minutes

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    What to expect?

    Price Includes

    • All the ground transportation by car.
    • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast at 3 to 4 stars level.
    • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) in trekking and climbing period for you. (Sample of trekking Menu)
    • Seasonable Local fresh fruits.
    • Filtered water in trekking using (Katadyn Pocket Water Filter).
    • Twin sharing comfortable private room in trekking part and tented camp in climbing part.
    • Trip map.
    • Domestic flight tickets from Kathmandu/ Lukla/ Kathmandu with airport tax.
    • An experienced, knowledgeable English Speaking Government license holder trekking guide and strong porter (1 porter for 2 people).
    • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment, transportation, and local tax for Guide and porter.
    • All necessary camping gears like two men tent, kitchen tent, kitchen equipment, mattress while climbing period.
    • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
    • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
    • Pasang Lammu rural municipality entry fee.
    • Climbing permit.
    • Token of trip achievement award certificate as a Souvenir. (Sample of Certificate)
    • Climbing equipment like ice axe, Ice crew, snow bar, climbing rope.
    • Emergency helicopter rescue arrangement which will be paid by your insurance company.
    • TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System).
    • All our government taxes, vat, local tax, tourist service charges.

    Price Excludes

    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
    • All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks) in mountain.
    • Personal equipment.
    • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
    • Travel and rescue insurance.
    • Extra personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, laundry, shower, excess baggage charges).
    • Personal climbing equipment’s ( Joomer, carabiner lock, carabiner unlock, Harnex belt, Eight finger, helmet, gaiters, Boots, crampons).
    • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Price Includes’ section.

    Trip Info

    Our Island Peak Climbing route journey begins with a scenic flight to Lukla over a lush valley. After landing at one of the most dangerous airports in the world, we begin our journey by trekking to Pak Din and arrive at Namche Bazaar. Then trek through traditional Sherpa villages such as Tengboche, Pangboche and Dingboche to reach Everest Base Camp. On the way to Island Peak Base Camp, spectacular mountains accompany us during a trek.

    As the trail passes through the Khumbu region, also known as the Sherpa land, we have the opportunity to enjoy local traditions, customs, dance and culture. Climbing Island Peak in Nepal is considered one of the most attractive extensions in the Everest region. The mountain itself is believed to be an extension of the southern ridge of Lhotse Shar. Located on the Chukun Glacier between Ama Dablam (6856m) and the Lhotse Mountains, Island Peak is one of the most popular trekking destinations for mountaineers and adventurous people due to its harsh geographical conditions. Climbing Island Peak 6189m does not require any technical climbing experience, but advanced fitness and willingness to push the limits is sufficient. The experience of climbing along the top of the island will be very challenging and exciting.

    TREKKING EQUIPMENTS, GEARS & SOME MEDICINES

    We do recommend following equipment's for trekking and Hiking in Nepal.

    • Sun hat
    • Scarf
    • Light balaclava
    • Warm wool hat
    • UV protection one Sunglasses
    • Head torch with extra batteries.

    • Tshirts
    • Shirts
    • Sleeveless or body warmer type fleece.
    • Long sleeve shirts
    • Thermal Vest
    • Down Jacket
    • Fleece Jacket
    • Pullover
    • Sports bras (women)
    • Waterproof outer jacket
    • Rain Coat
    • Hand wear
    • Fleece gloves.
    • Warms mittens or gloves.

    • Long Under Wear
    • Short Under Wear
    • Lightweight Cotton Long Pants
    • Warm Trousers
    • Tracksuit pants
    • Lightweight thermal trouser
    • Fleece pants
    • Cotton paints

    • Thin inner socks
    • Thick warm wool hiking socks
    • Walking boots with ankle support
    • Trainers or trail shoes
    • Gaiters
    • Micro spikes

    • Camera and Accessories
    • Phone
    • Power Bank
    • Solar Panel
    • Travel Adapter

    • Book
    • Playing Cards/Games
    • Journal and Pen
    • Snacks and Specialist Food

    • Sunscreen
    • Insect Repellent
    • Hand Sanitizer
    • Toilet Paper
    • Wet Wipes
    • Pocket Hand Warmers
    • Moisturizing skin cream and Lip balm
    • Toiletries
    • Water purifier
    • First Aid

    • Passport and Copy
    • Travel Insurance Details
    • Trekking Permit(s)
    • Waterproof Document Wallet
    • Cash

    • Guide will take a group first aid kit but please bring personal medications and other items you might use regularly such as
    • Any personal medications
    • Malaria prophylactic tablets
    • Blister treatment
    • Rehydration powder
    • Analgesics (Paracetamol, ibuprofen and aspirin)
    • Plasters and zinc oxide tape
    • Throat lozenges
    • Diamox

    • Duffel Bag or Suitcase
    • Day pack
    • Sleeping bag
    • Water bottle
    • Trekking poles
    • Towel

    Good to Know

    Q. Do you provide any gears for trekking?

    A. Yes, we do provide roughly 65 liters one duffel bag, sleeping bag and down jacket to use for trekking without extra charge, if you do not have.

    Q. Can I rent or buy gears in Kathmandu?

    A. You can buy or rent trekking boots and rest of the gears, you need to need to buy.

    Q. How much weight does porter carries?

    A. We do provide one porter between 2 trekkers. One porter carries 25 to 30 kg respectively.

    Q. How much weight does airplane allow to Lukla?

    A. Twin Otter and Dornier planes are the primary mode of transport to and from the airstrip at Lukla. It allows 15kg per passenger, including had bag.

    Q. Can I take some more gears for paying extra charge?

    A. It is hard but some time, they do allow 2 to 3 kg with paying extra charge US$ 2 per kg

    Q. When Should I pack my gears?

    A. You will have pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu that night you pack trekking gears.

    Q. What equipment should I carry at Daypack?

    A. Most of our day packs have a capacity of roughly 20 to 24 liters. You need to carry only day use things like water bottle, light jackets, some extra shocks, sun hat, sunglasses, raincoat, light glove, scarf, toilet paper, and small towel, camera, some personal medical, Sunscreen, Passport, money, camera, trekking poles and some snacks. Rest of the gears will be carried by porter.

    Q. Can I store suitcase and other unnecessary gears in hotel in Kathmandu or at your office?

    A. Yes, you can store either at the hotel in Kathmandu or at our office without extra charge.

     TRAVEL INSURANCE

    Travel insurance is compulsory for all Clients undertaking any tour. It should provide adequate protection for the full duration of the tour to cover personal injury, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, helicopter evacuation, loss of luggage, etc. For your kind information, we would like to give a list of the insurance companies, please inquire with them.

    •  USA and Canada: Tugo, United Health Care, World Nomad, Blue Cross
    • Australia and New Zealand: Fast Cover, Allianz Australia
    • Singapore: Ergo, World Nomad (Explore plan level 3)
    • Europe: Europe Assistance, Austrian Alpine Club, Allianz Europe
    • India: ICICI Lombard

     ALTITUDE AND TEMPERATURE IN NEPAL

    Altitude (in meter) & Temperature (in degree Celsius) in Nepal over 2000m/6056ft. Trekking areas are only situated over 2000meter in Nepal.

    Altitude Spring Summer Autumn Winter
    March, April, May June, July, Aug Sept., Oct,  Nov Dec, Jan, Feb
    Max. Min. Max. Min. Max. Min. Max. Min.
    2000m -2500m 27 5 29  9 25 2 20 -2
    3000m – 3500m 12 -5 20 -1 17 -2 14 -7
    4000m – 4500m 10  -7 14 -3 12 -7 7 -10
    4500m- 5500m 9 -10 12 -5 10 -15 5  -20

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Common questions about company

    Locally owned and managed, the company established in 1999, has earned its reputation by the dedication and hard work of the knowledgeable, friendly and well -trained staff. Safe, enjoyable travel are the hallmark of Unique Path, and the best way to achieve that is a combination of accurate preparation and realistic expectations. With this in mind, we work honestly and effectively to provide you the Himalayan experience that suits your interest.

     

    We respect and follow our clients’ suggestions and ideas for planning their holiday. Our aim is to take you to a world totally different from your own and allow you to connect (or re-connect) with your own spirituality. Our hope is that all of our clients will leave Nepal with grand tales to share with their family and friends at home and will want to return again and again to their new friends in Nepal.

    It is important to be aware that there are many companies running business with expired licenses; business that do not observe the legal formalities imposed by the country act. In the same manner, we have seen many examples of so – called trekking / touring agencies illegally operated by individuals & freelancers through their own personal websites.

     

    Finally, if you book your trip with an unauthorized agency in Nepal or abroad, there is a greater risk that problems will occur during the course of your time in Himalaya. In order to protect yourself from these problems, take the following hints into consideration prior to confirming your journey with any trekking or travel agency. We’ve ensured that our certificates are up-to- date and in proper order.

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    All of our trips are led by qualified professional guides, who are well trained by our Government. We believe that our incredible guides and staff are the foundation of our programs. All of our guides are highly skilled professionals who have been selected based on their technical proficiency, proven safety records, careful judgment, patient and supportive teaching styles and great personalities.

     

    Our job is to ensure your comfort and safety as we take you where you want to go, because your holiday is ours. Our guides are trained by the Nepal Mountaineering Association, the Ministry of Tourism and at the High Altitude Medical Training Center. Guides are very experienced in dealing with the effects of higher altitudes and since they are natives of Nepal, they easily acclimatize and therefore can better care for their clients. They are equipped with necessary medical supplies and can assist you with basic first aid treatment.

    Nepal's location/ Entry information/Visa

    Nepal is a landlocked country in Southern Asia, bordered by China to the north and India to the east, south, and west. It lies along the southern slopes of the Himalayan mountain ranges, making

     

    it the largest sovereign Himalayan state. The capital city is Kathmandu, which is also the largest city in Nepal.

     

    Nepal is a popular tourist destination in south Asia. Several airlines have direct and non-stop flights from Middle East and Asia to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu, and the only international airport in Nepal.

     

    By flight: There is direct flights from London, Paris, Frankfurt, Doha, Osaka, Shanghi, Mascow, Bangkok, Singapore, Hongkong, Karachi, Bombay, Delhi, Calcutta, Paro, Dhaka, Lhasa, Varanasi.

     

    By land: Train and road network in India can be used to travel from north India to Nepal. In the east Kakarbhitta, across Silguri and Darjeeling of West Bengal and in the center Bhairawa ( Lumbini ) provides easy access to enter Nepal. Bhairawa entry-exit point provides suitable train and bus connections to Varanasi, Bodgaya, Patna and Agra. In Far West Nepal the entry point is Mahendranagar. It can be reached by road from Delhi. There are good network of road and train in India.

    All the foreign nationals except Indians need to obtain visas to enter Nepal.

    Requirements for tourist visa include: Valid passport with a minimum of six-month validity period at the time of entry into Nepal.

     

    You can obtain Tourist Visa from the Nepalese Diplomatic Mission in your country or from the Immigration Counter at Entry Points on arrival.

    Here are the link to obtain visa of the Nepalese Diplomatic Mission in your country: Online Visa Application (immigration.gov.np)

     

    Here are the link to obtain visa from the Immigration Counter at Entry Points on arrival. https://nepaliport.immigration.gov.np/online

     

    After summit form, please print it and bring with along with you which you need to show at the immigration counter at the airport or Nepalese Diplomatic Mission in your country.

     

    Nepal has modern banking facilities and some international banks even have offices in Kathmandu. Almost all foreign currencies along with credit cards such as Visa, and Master card are accepted in Nepal. Nepal has also ATM facilities as well.

    Nepalese currency is spelled as Nepalese Rupees or Rupee (Rs) or Nepali Rupee, and in short it is written NRS or RS. Currently Notes of the following denominations are used: 1000, 500, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5, 2, and 1 rupees. It is recommended that you travel with 100,500 and 1000 notes.

    Weather/ Physical fitness/ Experience/ Daily routine

    The period between the First Week of February and the First Week of June is often regarded as the best season for trekking in the Nepali mountains. Temperatures during this period in the Nepali mountains remain relatively warm 10° to 15°, much warmer than the one you experience during the winter. The most important thing about this season is that mornings mostly remain bright and clear. The afternoons remain mostly filled with warm air. The rhododendron forests in springtime create a spectacular scenes. You can experience the wild and natural “Himalayan” beauty. Needless to say, June is much warmer and greener.

     

    Another best season for trekking in the Nepal is from September to the half of December. This is often regarded as the ideal time for the panoramic view of mountains. Days during these months typically remain sunny and clear. Moderate temperatures and comparatively cool evenings make the experience of trekking in this part of the world quite unique.

     

    Please be informed that July to August is the season of monsoon in Nepal. But the monsoon is mountains are different from the ones in the plains. Making trekking around Mustang, Rara, Dolpo, Annapurna circuit, Lantang Valley, Jomsom Trek, Everest base camp, and Gokyo valley during this season enables you to explore nature in their unique blend.

    As long as you are in good physical shape, you do not require any hiking experience for this trek. Good fitness level, proper training plan, and acclimation make the trek much easier.

     

    Proper training like 3-5 days of week (hiking, brisk walking, jogging, cycling, swimming) are essential for an enjoyable and successful trek in Nepal. Generally, you need to walk 6 to 7 hours each day while trekking in Everest.

    Respecting local customs and traditions enhances your experience and fosters positive interactions with the community. Here are some aspects to keep in mind:

    The traditional greeting in the Everest region is “Namaste.” Use it when meeting locals or fellow trekkers.

    Dress Modestly: Dress modestly, especially when visiting monasteries or religious sites.

    Photography: Always ask for permission before taking photos of people or their homes.

    We wake-up call at 7 am an early morning. After a breakfast, we repack our duffel bag and leave it with your trekking staffs.

    We are normally on the trail before 8 a.m. Trek at your own pace; all you need carry is a daypack and camera. Guides hike along to point out interesting flora, fauna and sights. Along the trail are spots to relax, purchase a snack or soda, use toilet facilities and shop for souvenirs.

    We will have lunch about 11:30 am to 12:30 am.

    A typical day’s hike usually ends in the early afternoon. Time to read or nap before dinner. After dinner there is time to play cards, stargaze and reflect on all the wondrous moments of your day.

    Certainly! When trekking at high altitudes, it’s essential to acclimatize gradually to prevent altitude sickness. The provided itinerary includes acclimatization days to help you adjust to the altitude.

    There are health centers and clinics available in some villages along the route in Everest. Your guide will also carry a basic first aid kit.

    Accommodations & Foods

    We do provide 3 stars hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara on BB plan and tea house (mountain lodge) in trekking in AP plan (accommodation, breakfast, lunch and dinner). Tea Houses (mountain lodge) are more like hotels, with hot showers, western food, and private rooms (twin sharing). In this arrangement overnight halts with dinner and breakfast will be in Tea-houses (Lodges) and lunches in local restaurants en-route. Freshly cooked food is served at all times (western, continental and Nepalese, Chinese, Indian and Tibetan meals are available in all places).

     

    Furthermore as you will be staying in locally owned lodges you will be benefiting and interacting with the local community. It will give you a true feel for the Nepalese people and their lives.

     

    Hygiene when trekking generally has improved considerably over the last ten years. Our guides have the local knowledge to choose the lodges which maintain a high standard of hygiene.

    While on trek you can expect to sample a variety of local foods including such items as Tibetan fried bread, soups, Momos (steamed dumplings), Daal bhat (lentils and rice), Tarkari (steamed, fried, or curried vegetables), potatoes (prepared in dozens of ways), pastas and even a version of pizza. Meats are rarely eaten although you may have canned tuna or sardines and the occasional yak stew. Breakfasts typically consist of eggs (prepared in many ways), hot porridge, muesli, toast, peanut butter and honey. Hot tea is served at every meal. Although food is looked upon as

    “fuel” rather than a “culinary art”, your cook will occasionally surprise you with such delights as banana fritters and apple crisps! You may want to bring you’re a few of your favorite trail snacks.


     

    You will get mix of toilet facilities from basic to western one. When discussing the topic of showering at higher altitudes during trekking, it’s essential to consider both hygiene and health factors.

    For the shower, generally, trekkers do showers 4 times during trip. We do not recommend to take a shower at the higher places due to altitude.

    Tourism is one of the major industries in Nepal. We wish to make your stay as comfortable and memorable as possible. There are many categories of hotels in Nepal (from no-star to five star hotels). If you would like to upgrade accommodation, we are happy to follow accordingly.

    Most of the places in Everest, you will get two types of accommodation like private room with common toilet. Just few places that you will attached toilet with private room. If you would like to upgraded accommodation for attached toilet with private room, we can do.

    Most lodges serve boiled and filtered water, which is generally safe, we suggest a drop of iodine to be totally sure. And as well as it is possible to buy of bottled.

    You may bring power bars, Gu, Power Gel, cereal bars or similar high energy foods, powder Gatorade is also recommended to fight dehydration.

    Altitude sickness/ Insurance/ Medication/Equipment's

    Many people are concerned about altitude sickness. This problem, often known as Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is a particularly important medical consideration while trekking in Nepal and Tibet. Altitude illness rarely occurs lower than 2800 meters (9520ft) and only minor symptoms occur below 3000 meters (9,800ft). AMS occurs when the body does not adapt well to less oxygen at higher altitudes. At 18,000 ft (5490m), there is one half the oxygen available as at sea level; on top of Mount Everest, only one third. The body tries to adapt to less oxygen by increasing the rate and depth of breathing, as well as the heart rate. Individual susceptibility to altitude sickness seems to be genetically determined.

     

    What happens to the body during altitude illness? Fluids accumulate in between the cells in the brain and/or the lungs, creating mild or severe symptoms. Mild symptoms include headache, loss of appetite, nausea, fatigue, lack of sleep and dizziness. These symptoms usually resolve by spending one or two extra nights at the same altitude. If symptoms worsens descent to lower altitudes is warranted..

     

    If you are resting at the same altitude and your symptoms are becoming worse, then it is also necessary to descend.

    More serious symptoms of AMS include increased tiredness, severe headache, vomiting,, loss of coordination, shortness of breath, cough. These extremely dangerous symptoms are called High Altitude Cerebral Edema (or HACE). They can lead to unconsciousness and death within 12 hours.

     

    Increasing shortness of breath, cough and tiredness may also be signs of High Altitude Pulmonary Edema or HAPE. HAPE can also be rapidly fatal if ignored.

    Respiratory depression (the slowing down of breathing) can be caused by various medications, and may be a problem at altitude. The following substances can do this and should never be used by someone who has symptoms of altitude illness:

    • Alcohol
    • Sleeping pills (acetazolamide is the sleeping tablet of choice at altitude)
    • Narcotic pain medications in more than modest doses

     

    To prevent AMS and respiratory depression, drink at least three liters of liquids a day and avoid getting cold. Altitude sickness can to a certain extent be prevented by acetazolamide (Diamox SR), 750mg per day. Some experts suggest a two-day trial before the trip. Please seek the advice of your personal physician. Please note that taking Diamox SR does not mean that you can ignore advice about proper acclimatization.

    To recap, serious symptoms of altitude sickness include:

    • A severe, enduring headache, which is not cured by ordinary painkillers
    • Marked nausea and repeated vomiting
    • Irritating dizziness or actual difficulty with balance and direction
    • Visual disturbances with flickering vision and problems judging distance
    • Pressure in the chest, rapid breathing and pulse rate, crackles in breathing and shortness of breath
    • Swelling beneath the skin (edema), typically around the eyes
    • Swollen ankles and hands
    • Confusion
    • Convulsions

    In the presence of these symptoms, medical attention must be sought immediately in conjunction with descent to the lowest possible height.

    Prevention of Altitude Illness:

    • What happens to the body in altitude illness? Fluid accumulates in between cells in the brain and/or the Symptoms can be mild or severe. Mild symptoms of acute mountain sickness or

     

    AMS are headache, loss of appetite, nausea, fatigue, lack of sleep and dizziness. These symptoms can resolve once someone is acclimatized e.g. by spending one or two extra nights at the same altitude or symptoms may worsen needing someone to descend to lower altitudes.

    • When mild symptoms develop, it is a signal that you must stay at that altitude until symptoms have gone away. Usually within one or two days you will feel well and can continue your trek. If you are resting at the same altitude and your symptoms are becoming worse, then it is necessary to descend. Worsening symptoms of AMS including increasing tiredness, severe headache, vomiting, and loss of coordination. These are signs of High Altitude Cerebral Edema (or HACE). HACE can lead to unconsciousness and death within 12 hours if progressive symptoms are ignored. Increasing shortness of breath, cough, and tiredness are signs of High Altitude Pulmonary Edema or HAPE. HAPE can also be rapidly fatal if ignored. Increasing shortness of breath, cough, and tiredness are signs of High Altitude Pulmonary Edema or HAPE can also be rapidly fatal if ignored.
    • Respiratory depression (the slowing down of breathing) can be caused by various medications, and may be a problem at altitude. The following medications can do this, and should never be used by someone who has symptoms of altitude illness (these may be safe in non-ill persons, although this remains controversial):

    -Alcohol

    -Sleeping pills (acetazolamide is the sleeping tablet of choice at altitude)

    -Narcotic pain medications in more than modest doses

    • Drink plenty of liquids (at least three litres a day)
    • Avoid getting
    • Altitude sickness can, to a certain extent, be prevented by acetazolamide (Diamox SR), 750mg per day from one day before ascent until two days after reaching the maximum height. Some experts suggest that to get to know the possible drug side effects it is wise to give it a two-day trial before the trip. This is an unlicensed use of this medicine, which is also only available on prescription, so it should only be undertaken on the advice of a doctor. Possible side effects include nausea: taste disturbance, tingling hands and feet, frequent and copious urination, visual disturbances and skin However, taking Diamox SR does not mean people can ignore advice about slow ascent.

     

    Note: We have guides trained at the High Altitude Medical Training Center. Our staff is very experienced in dealing with the effects of higher altitudes. As they are natives of Nepal, they easily acclimatize and therefore can care for their clients. They are equipped with necessary medical supplies and will assist you with basic first aid treatment. We design our tours to ensure clients are ready for high altitude, and arrange alternative itineraries for those at risk

    Travel insurance is compulsory for all Clients undertaking any tour. It should provide adequate protection for the full duration of the tour to cover personal injury, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, helicopter evacuation, loss of luggage, etc.

     

    We will not arrange travel insurance for you. Please, find list of the insurance companies as follows:

     

    USA and Canada: Tugo, United Health Care, World Nomad, Blue Cross

     

    Australia and New Zealand: Fast Cover, Allianz Australia Singapore: Ergo, World Nomad (Explore plan level 3)

    Europe: Europe Assistance, Austrian Alpine Club, Allianz Europe India: ICICI Lombard

     

    Our guides are well-trained in basic first aid and can handle common ailments that may arise during the trek.

    In popular trekking regions, there are health posts established by foreign doctors, often staffed by overseas personnel.

    Your health and comfort are our top priorities. We take every safety measure to ensure your well-being during the trek.

     

    We are in constant communication with our field staffs. In the event of an emergency, our team promptly arranges helicopter rescue to transport you to a safe location where you can receive proper medical treatment.

    Banking/Wifi/communication/Electricity facilities

    There are telephones and internet services in many villages along the popular trekking routes from which you can make international calls. Lodges and tea houses along trekking trails offer internet services Nepal Telecom (NTC) and Ncell are the main mobile operators offering voice calls, SMS, and data services. We can help for purchasing a Nepali SIM card with a data plan can enhance your connectivity during the trek.

    Please, Contact your service provider and check if Nepal country is included in their `Global roaming’ package. Please note, not all parts of Nepal are covered by the GSM Network in Nepal. Yes, you can recharge your phone directly in Nepal.

    Most of the trekking routes offer teahouses with charging stations. You might need to pay a minimal fee of around Rs. 200 to Rs. 300.

    The standard voltage in Nepal is 230 V at a frequency of 50 Hz. If your country’s normal voltage falls between 220 V and 240 V, your electric appliances should work fine in Nepal without any issues. If you’re traveling from North America, you’ll need an adapter and a voltage converter.

    However, most Europeans won’t require an adapter or transformer since Nepal’s voltage matches that of Europe. Both two-pin and three-pin plugs are commonly in Nepal.

    Others Common Question

    Kathmandu, as both the capital of Nepal and the gateway to its trekking adventures, is recommended for a stay of at least two days before and after your trek.

    We are happy to make arrangements such as personalized tours, extra hotels rooms, airport pick up and arrange for private rooms. Please indicate that you would like a private room on your application and we will contact you with information on single room supplement costs.

    We are Nepal based company. So we suggest you to arrange your destination International flight from your hometown. Domestic flight ticket is included in our packages tour.

     

    Additional help will be provided for you different activities like river rafting, city guided tour, Mountain flight, jungle safari etc. according to your requirements.

    Sometimes communication is difficult in the mountains. However our guides and local staff will make the necessary efforts to obtain the necessary transportation and reservations to get you home as quickly as possible if for any reason you need to depart early.

    Traveling alone as a woman with our company is safe and secure. We prioritize your safety and have well-trained guides who cater to your preferences. During lodge treks, you’ll have a personal room, and for camping treks, a private tent awaits you.

    Nepal does not mandate specific immunizations for visitors. However, it is advisable to consult your doctor before traveling. They can recommend appropriate vaccines for travel to countries like Nepal.

    The average group size for trekking tours in Nepal can vary. However, it typically ranges from 1 to 16 participants. Smaller groups allow for more personalized experiences, while larger groups may offer a more social atmosphere. Ultimately, the ideal group size depends on your preferences and the specific trek you choose.

    Yes, we do have group discount offer. We always do our best to provide good price to our customers where client feels reasonable and comfortable.

    We have set departure dates for group treks. You can find them here.

    If the group joining dates are not suitable for you, we can create a customized itinerary for a private trip based on your preferences and requirements.

    Our itineraries are flexible. You can discuss any desired changes or adjustments with your guide. Whether it’s altering the route, adjusting daily distances, or adding side trips, your guide will accommodate your preferences. Flexibility is our priority, and we’ll tailor the experience to suit your interests.

    Yes, you do have pre-departure meeting at the first day in Kathmandu. While briefing please bring 2 copies passport size photos, original passport or copy of passport, travel insurance details(Name of the company/ policy number/ contact number) and emergency contact address (Name of the person/email/phone number) of your home.

    Yes, you do have pre-departure meeting at the first day in Kathmandu. While briefing please bring 2 copies passport size photos, original passport or copy of passport, travel insurance details(Name of the company/ policy number/ contact number) and emergency contact address (Name of the person/email/phone number) of your home.

     

    Can I extend my holiday?

    Extending your holiday in Nepal is a great idea. Besides trekking, following trips are suggested for your holiday extensions:

     

    Chitwan Jungle Safari (2 nights / 3 days): Explore Chitwan National Park, home to rhinos, tigers, and elephants. Enjoy wildlife safaris and nature walks.

     

    Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley:

    Visit Kathmand, Bhaktapur, Patan Durbar Square, and other historic sites. Immerse yourself in Nepal’s rich cultural heritage.

     

    River Rafting: Try Trisuli or Bhote Kosi River rafting for an adventurous experience.

     

    Everest Mountain Flight: Take a scenic flight to see Mount Everest up close.

     

    Yes, our Airport Representative will come to the airport to pick you up. We will be displaying a play card of Unique Path trekking company. Please, check our company’s board on arrival at the outside of the Terminal Hall. Airport transfer is included.

    Booking & Payment

    February to June and September to December are peak months in Nepal. We recommend booking early to secure trekking staff, hotels, flights, and transportation.

    When you confirmed trip, we need photo copy of your passport and 20% down payment of the total price for advance flight tickets and hotel booking and permit process. For more details, please click here.

    Reviews

    EXCELLENT rating
    Based on 26 reviews
    Unique path trekking company has excellent staff on ground to make the trekking experience very enjoyable and memorable. The guide and porters go out of their way to make each and every member of the team feel safe and secured. Mr Babu the founder owner of the company is very responsive and is able to assist every member of the team with their individual needs. I would recommend engaging Unique Path for Himalaya trekking.
    Sandeep Dasgupta
    Sandeep Dasgupta
    2023-09-30
    I like trekking with Unique Path, the guides of this company many times made my way comfortable and safe. I traveled with them to Lobuche, Mera, Island and other places solo and in the groups with my friends. Unique Path is a reliable partner and I plan to trek with them again in Langtang region this autumn.
    Andrey Oktyabrev
    Andrey Oktyabrev
    2023-05-29
    I have used Unique Path three times and each time the team were all helpful, friendly and informative. Every aspect of our trip to Nepal was taken care of - Pick up at the airport to take us to our hotel. Next day the excitement of getting our trekking details and depending on the trip setting out with our guide and porter. My husband and I prefer to hike on our own, so we did no group options. Our itinerary was always followed exactly. When I go hiking in Nepal this company is my first point of contact. They are a great team and are totally recommended by me and my husband.
    Sylvia Schillings
    Sylvia Schillings
    2023-05-29
    Unique Path is a great choice for anyone who wants to explore the Himalayas. My wife and I made several treks with Unique Path to Manaslu, Kangchenjunga, Tilicho Lake, and Mustang. It goes without saying, that the scenery in Nepal is stunning. Lots of opportunity to learn about the culture and religion and traditions of Nepal. The people we met along the way were engaging and wonderful. Unique Path's staff was fantastic throughout all the trips. They were very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. They arranged everything from transportation to accommodation to food. They also provided all the necessary equipment and guidance and handled all the permit applications. I highly recommend Unique Path trekking to anyone who loves adventure and nature. These were once-in-a-lifetime experiences that I will never forget. I am available as a reference. David
    DaveBessie Parsnick
    DaveBessie Parsnick
    2023-05-22
    I have yet to conclude this trip due to the Pandemic but Babu's response and tour guide plan has been exemplary - I cannot wait to make the trip!
    Rachel Glaysher
    Rachel Glaysher
    2023-05-19
    Myself and 2 buddies hired Unique Path Trekking to coordinate an EBC trek back in 2014. We couldn't have been more happy with the results...Everything went flawlessly and we had the adventure of a lifetime. Babu and his staff / guides / porters were top-notch and I highly recommend them to anyone who may be reading this.
    Marc Ferrari
    Marc Ferrari
    2023-05-18
    As with all treks, there will be unforeseen circumstances and you’re always beholden to nature. So you want a guide and an agency that is not only experienced enough but also sensitive and quick to changes on ground. I am very grateful for the deep experience that our guide, Dambar had. He made us feel safe and constantly had everything under control despite the weather and some early sickness some of us had. Coupled with his sharp wit and deep knowledge, this became such an enjoyable climb that was filled with priceless stories that I can’t wait to tell the kids about. The porters too were a lively bunch that ultimately became friends and we shared lots of fun moments on the mountain together. Babu ensured that our arrivals, arrangements and any administrative hassles were smooth and out of our minds so we could focus on the climb ahead. Thank you Unique Path trekking & expedition. Highly recommended for anyone who wants a great time while knowing you’re in safe hands!
    Josiah Ng
    Josiah Ng
    2023-05-16
    We were very fortunate to have Unique Path Trekking for our EBC with 3 Himalaya passes expedition, we were so happy/satisfied with Unique Path trekking. Babu ( owner of Unique Path Trekking) is so kind, knowledgeable and mellow personality so does their staff ( all guides and porters ). We had great time during this expedition in terms of lodging/food. We had large group ( ~ 18 ppl ) and believe or not no one had any single complain of food. Their guides and porters are so knowledgeable, smart, humorous made our entire expedition lots of fun. They take care of us with positive attitudes with smiley face in entire trip. I definitely recommend Unique Path Trekking for any expedition in Himalaya ( we're looking forward to go with them in Annapurna expedition in near future ). You will very glad/happy if you choose Unique Path and Trekking.
    Umesh Patel
    Umesh Patel
    2023-05-16
    Babu and his group are exceptional We have done 2 trips organized by Babu We went to Everest base camp and recently to chitwan, Pokara and part of Annapurna cercuit Their guides are very good We will definitely use Babu and his guides again
    Guru Motgi
    Guru Motgi
    2023-05-06
    I just returned from a wonderful hike to Everest base camp with helicopter return. I was traveling solo am so grateful to Manager Babu and guide Suresh for looking after me. It is a trip I will remember the rest of my life. We started with a half day tour of Kathmandu and then flew to lukla on the next day to begin the trek. All the arrangements were made ahead of time and the folks unique path team constantly got on the phone to make sure the logistics went smoothly. Suresh kept a moderate pace and a great sense of humor. We made good time throughout the hikes and always got to the lodges on time and in daylight with energy left for the next day. The weather also cooperated this March and we had beautiful sunny skies and gorgeous Mountain View’s throughout the trek. I really could not ask for anything more and would very much recommend unique path
    Janice Cheng
    Janice Cheng
    2023-05-06