Island Peak Climbing (Imja Tse) 6189m
Island Peak (Imja Tse 6189m) Climbing is one of the most popular and isolated place located inside Khumbu region at Sagarmatha National Park. Which also include the gate of Khumbu- Namche Bazaar, Khumjung village, beautiful Gokyo Lake, Gokyo-Ri 5350 m, Cho la Pass-5420m, Everest Base Camp-5360 m and Kala patthar-5500 meter The Island Peak also call as Imja Tse which is located in between Mount Lotse and Imja Glacier, this is most popular choice among novice climbers who wish to begin their mountaineering journey be summing island peak and the more on to the other peak next time. Due to this striking location in the middle of the Chhukhung valley, like an island on a sea of ice, this Peak got named as Island Pick. This trip trekking and Peak climbing offers exciting view of famous mountain range and snow-capped peaks mount Lotse-8501 m, mount Nuptse-7879 m, Lhotse Middle Peak-8410m, Lhotse Shar-8383m, mount Makalu-8475m, beautiful mount Amadablam-6856m with beautiful Khumbu, Chhukhung Valley and beautiful Imja Lake.
Climbing Island Peak, on the path you encounter highland Sherpa people’s life style and their unique cultural hospitality, probably one of the world’s most popular destinations. The attractive Buddhist monastery, Alpine forest of fir and rhododendron, high suspension bridges, meeting caravans of yaks and yak-cow crossbreeding (Nak) along the way is another part of this trial. Namche Bazaar is a colourful, bustling market with traders from surrounding villages. Gokyo Lake valley, Gokyo RI, Cho La pass, Kala Patthar and Everest Base Camp trek is perfectly with day to day well programmed itinerary, acclimatisation for safe, it will help you reduce mountain sickness with for technical problem and make your adventure memorable experience in life. The route is special for adventure seekers who are with sufficient physical strength and wants to put their foot at popular Mount Everest region trek along with Island Peak Climbing and this will be your entry in mountain climbing.
Day 1 : Arrive at Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel and evening briefing about trip.
Day 2 : Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding-3 hrs walk.
Day 3 : Trek to Namche Bazaar-3440m, 7 hrs walk.
Day 4 : Rest Day excursion walk to Khumjung village for acclimatisation.
Day 5 : Trek to Dole-4040m, 5 hrs walk.
Day 6 : Trek to Machhermo-4410m, 6 hrs walk.
Day 7 : Trek to Gokyo Lake-4750m, 4 hrs walk.
Day 8 : Rest Day, excursion around and climb to Gokyo Ri-5340m,
Day 9 : Walk around Gokyo valley and trek to Dragnag via Gokyo village.
Day 10 : Trek to Dzongla-4843m via Cho La Pass-5420m, 7 hrs challenging walk.
Day 11 : Trek to Gorakshep-5180m, 5 hrs walk.
Day 12 : Excursions walk to Everest Base Camp-5380, 5 hrs walk. Closer view of Khumbu glacier.
Day 13 : Early morning hike to Kala Patthar- 5545m, back to hotel after breakfast down to Phiriche-4250m.
Day 14 : Trek to Dingboche -4260m, checking and prepare climbing gear.
Day 15 : Trek to Island Peak base camp-5087m, 7 hrs walk.
Day 16 : Island Peak Summit-6189m, 10 hrs up and down.
Day 17 : Extra day for summit encase needed.
Day 18 : Trek down to Dingboche-5 hrs walk.
Day 19 : Trek down to Namche Bazaar-6 hrs walk via the highest elevation monastery in the world.
Day 20 : Trek to Lukla -6 hrs walk.
Day 21 : Fly to Kathmandu, excursion around Thamel.
Day 22 : Transfer to Airport according your flight schedule.