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Island Peak Climbing - 18 Days

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Duration: 18 Days

Destination: Nepal

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Transportation: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane

Accommodation: Lodge + Camping

Trek Style:

Group Size: Minimum 1, Maximum 15

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Trip Highlights:

  • Scenic mountain flight to Lukla
  •  Experience Sherpa culture in Khumjung village
  • Visit Tyangboche Monastery
  • great views from Kalapatar
  •  Khumbu ice fall views from Everest base camp- Amazing view from Island peak.

 

The Everest Base Camp Trek has been one of the most favorite destinations for trekking in mountainous regions of Nepal. Getting into the mountains and walking through the ice –capped mountains provides a thrilling lifetime challenge. In other words, you get to experience the unexpected and reward yourself the inexperienced.A wide range of Himalayas that lies in the Everest region of northern Nepal outcomes outnumbered trekking spots in the country. This range of Himalayas reckons four of the world’s six highest peaks; Mt. Everest [8,848m/29,029ft], Mt. Lhotse [8,516m/27,940ft], Mt. Makalu [8,462m/27,762ft], and Cho Oyu [8,201m/26,906ft], rewarding the country with the name ‘Roof of the World’. If you would like to walk and wish to trek with outstanding mountain views, Everest Base Camp Trek could be an ideal choice for you. This ultimate breathtaking challenge beats any of the rest of unedifying adventures

Among 33 peaks allowed to climb according to government of Nepal the Island Peak (6192m) is the most popular peak and the most beautiful peak of the Khumbu region. It can be scaled round the year as there is no any season restriction in Island Peak. It is also called Imja Tse peak. This beautiful and amazing peak gives scenic panoramic view from the top. The island peak was first scaled by British team back in 1953. This peak is considered as the acclimatizing mountaineering experience before scaling larger mountains. Come witness this amazing bulk of snow in the lap of Himalayas. The scenic mountain flight to Lukla and the trekking along the Everest Base Camp trekking trails like Namche, Tengboche etc would give you double delights.

This peak offers an enjoyable climb the peak, also provides some of the most striking scenery in the Khumbu. If the peak can be likened to an Island in a glacial sea, than the main land forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise in the north to the rugged summit of Nuptse ( 7879m/ 25850ft ), Lhotse ( 9501m/27870ft), Lhotse middle peak( 8410m/  27590ft), as yet still unclimbed and Lhotse Shar ( 8383m/ 27503ft ). To the east, rising above the frozen waves of the Lhotse Shar glacier, is Cho polu( 6734m/ 22093ft ), beyond which can be seen the red granite mass of Makalu ( 8475m/ 27805ft). To the south of the Imja glacier and icy flutings of Baruntse (7720m/ 25328ft) and the Amphu peaks lead the eye to the lofty pinnacle of Ama Dablam ( 6856m/ 22493ft ), which is liked a giant sea – stack guarding the entrance to the glacial bay in which Island peak stands. The journey to the peak would enthrall you as it gives spectacular close view of other amazing peak around it. So, join the team of Backpacker for this amazing journey to the Himalaya.

Cost Details

Cost Include

  • All land transportation as required in trekking and pick up from airport and drop to the airport in end.

  • Local flight ticket

  • Your food (Lunch,Dinner and breakfast) and accommodation during the trek. 

  •  National park permits and Trekking permits.

  •  Peak Climbing Fees and permit.

  • Well equipped English speaking guide and support crews

  •  Food and accommodation for guide and a support crews ,their salary and insurance.

  • Climbing guide.

  •  Emergency rescue service for you and Nepali staffs.

  • Trip Achievement certificate,map and duffle bag.

Cost Exclude

  • Your personal wedges and bar bills.

  • All kind of bottle drinks.

  •  Your food in Kathmandu.

  • Trekking gears.

  • Climbing equipments.

  •  Emergency rescue charge if in case…

  • Personal Insurance.

  • Tips to Nepali support crews.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Katmandu (1310m/4298ft). Our airport representative will be received you at the airport and transfer to Hotel. It is 7km and takes about 10 minutes. O/N at hotel

Day 02An early morning to Lukla from Kathmandu and trek to Phakding. (2610mtrs/8563ft). Flight 30 minutes and walking 3 hours. O/N at guest house

Day 03Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11286ft). walking 5:30 hours. O/N at guest house

Day 04Acclimatization day at Namche Bazzar. walking 5 hours, O/N at guest house.

Day 05Trek to Tengboche(3860m/12664ft). walking 5 hours. O/N at guest house.

Day 06Trek to Dingboche(4410m/14468ft). walking 5:30 hours, O/N at guest house.

Day 07Acclimatization day at Dinbuche. Walking 4:25 hours, O/N at guest house.

Day 08Trek to Lobuje(4910m/16108ft). Walking 5:30 hours, O/N at guest house.

Day 09Trek to Gorak Shep (5153m/16906ft). Walking 3:30 hours, O/N at guest house.

Day 10Trek to Everest Base Camp (5363m/17595ft) and back to Gorekshep. Walking 5:30 hours, O/N at guest house.

Day 11Hiking up to Kalapathar(5545m/18192ft) and overnight at Dingboche(4410m/14468ft). Walking 6 hours, O/N at guest house.

Day 12Dingboche to Island peak base camp( 5050m/15291ft) walking 6 hours, O/N at Tented camp

Day 13Summit (6189m/ 20305ft) and back to Island peak base camp. O/N at Tented camp

Day 14Island peak base camp to Lower Panbuche( 3985m/12066ft). Walking 6 hours, O/N at guest house.

Day 15Lower Panbuche to Namche (3440m/11286ft). Walking 5:30 hours, O/N at guest house.

Day 16Namche to Lukla(2840m/9317ft). Walking to 3:30 O/N at guest house.

Day 17Fly to Kathmandu from Lukla. O/N at hotel, B & B plan.

Day 18Departure from Nepal

Upon Arrival 

Welcome to Nepal!!! Upon arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport Backpacker’s Airport Representatives will pick you up. The travelling plans and agenda’s will be discussed.

Lodging 

Backpacker believes in providing home away from home experience for our valued guests. The accommodation in Kathmandu would be of your choice and level. However, the usual accommodation provided by the company is three star or similar upscale Hotel in downtown. The lodging in trekking would be clearly mentioned in itinerary.

Meals and drinking Water

The meal in Kathmandu would just be a Breakfast as the lodging in Kathmandu is of B&B (Bed and Breakfast) type. While trekking we provide breakfast, lunch and dinner to our guest. The quantity of the food would be unlimited and will be assisted by our guides for the selection of food. The varieties in food would depend on season and availability. However Soup, Noodles, Rice and Seasonal Veggies are common in the trekking area. For breakfast we provide bread, eggs and cereals. We provide necessary assistance while purchasing the water, biscuits, and tender beverages at shops in the location. There are some safe drinking public taps in the trekking area where our guides will escort you.You could purchase bottled mineral water or ask to fill your bottle with boiled water on the accommodation.

Visa requirement 

 You may attain a Nepal access visa effortlessly upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan international airport itself. A multiple entry tourist visa for 30 days may be obtained via paying USD 40. Similarly, ninety days multiple entry traveler visas can be obtained for USD 100. Keep in mind to bring 2 passport size pictures with you.

International flight accessibility to Nepal

Tribhuvan international Airport is the only global airport in Nepal situated in Kathmandu, Nepal. High-quality connecting flight from Europe to Kathmandu are Silk Air through Singapore, Etihad from Abu Dhabi, Qatar airways via Doha, Thai airways through Bangkok and Dragon Air through Hongkong. In addition, from America, we've North West or Cathay Pacific to Hongkong and connect with Nepal airlines (RA) to Kathmandu. From Australia, we've Silk Air and Dragon Air that connects at once to Kathmandu or fly with the aid of Quantas to Bangkok and hook up with Thai airlines to Kathmandu. Airport tax: Airport tax is not relevant for both domestic and international flight.

Customs Formalities 

Your luggage should be declared and cleared via the customs of the port of access. Personal results are approved unfastened access. The duty on articles delivered through the traveler varies according to the extent and price of the products. A traveler can also bring dutiable items like tobacco and liquors, in the prescribed restrict free of responsibility. Wearing narcotic, hands, ammunition are strictly prohibited. Tourists are required to refill disembarkation and embarkation cards upon their arrival and departure.

Inexperienced Channel

The passengers who arrive at the Tribhuvan international Airport (TIA) with none dutiable items can access via the green Channel for short clearance without a bags test. If you are wearing any dutiable articles, you'll have to bypass thru the crimson Channel for exact customs clearance.

Import

tPassengers are allowed to deliver some objects to Nepal free of duty too. You could bring cigarettes (2 hundred)/cigars (50), distilled liquor (one 1.15 liter bottle), and movie (15 rolls). You may additionally bring the subsequent articles free of duty on a condition that you take them out with you while you leave: binoculars, movie or video camera, still digital camera, pc, and transportable track gadget.

Export

Tourists are strictly prohibited to export items over a hundred year’s vintage (sacred photographs, paintings, manuscripts). They're valued for subculture and non secular reasons.  So, do not buy such objects. They are Nepal's cultural history and belong here. The branch of Archaeology at Ram shah path close to Singha Durbar has to certify all steel statues, sacred artwork and comparable items before they are allowed to be sent or achieved.

Currency and Foreign Exchange

 At the airport, there are foreign exchange counters in which you can exchange your currency. We propose you to trade the currency best via banks and licensed forex centre. Day by day overseas charges is determined via Nepal Rastra financial institution. The trade fees are posted on every day newspaper or the bank’s official website www.Nrb.Org.Np. The unit of the Nepalese currency is Rupee.  1 Rupee = 100 paisa. Nepal rupee notes come in Rs. Five, 10, 20, 50, 500, a thousand.

Journey insurance

We strongly suggest you have journey insurance while traveling to Nepal. You ought to depart with a replica of your coverage whilst you are away on tour.

High Altitude sickness

You might be afflicted by mild to extreme symptoms of high altitude sickness but our team of expert guides will assist you in avoiding the sickness. So, we endorse you to take good enough time acclimatizing inside the mountain surroundings. Consumption of plenty of water and liquid in ordinary basis is very critical to limit High Altitude Sickness.While you trek inside the Himalayas, we advocate you to halt the trek relaxation at the guesthouse. If the signs are serious, it becomes essential to descend to the lower altitude. In the case of emergency, you will be right away airlifted to Kathmandu city for further remedy.

Equipment

Discover the list of the advocated equipment right here on our internet site: www.Backpackertreks.Com

Booking method

To confirm your booking, you need to fill up a booking form and put up a copy of a cutting-edge passport. Similarly, we also require a 20% deposit to assure your booking; this permits us to make astute preparations on your behalf. Deposits can be made via bank transfer or by means of credit card. The last 80% of the reserving costs may be paid upon your arrival in Kathmandu.  We're government registered and the member of TAAN, NMA, and NTB. We assure that your trek and cash is secure with us. If you need further information regarding your journey please be in touch with us our representatives are ready 24/7 to serve you. See more at: http://www.backpackertreks.com 

Required Equipment:

Seat Harness, Jumar, Helmet, Altimeter, Ice Axe, Crampons, Ice-Crew, Gaiter, Locked and unlocked  Carabiner, Climbing boots, Pocket knife, Head lamp, Mattresses, Rope, Rain gear, Ice hammer, Deadmen, Halmet (Crash hat),Sleeping bag.

 

 

Trip Note

Island peak Climbing trip can be organized to do combine service tea- house + camping (tented camp).If above itinerary doesn't address your plan,please feel free to enquire further. Our team of Package developer would develop the package as per your wish. Happy Journey and Welcome to the land of Himalayas. 

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