EBC Trek with Island Peak Climb

EBC Trek with Island Peak Climb

EBC Trek with Island Peak Climb

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The Everest Base Camp with Island Peak experience combines the breathtaking aspects of Everest Base Camp Trek  with the ascent of the Island Peak. This journey is best suited for trekkers seeking a more thrilling adventure than regular trekking adventures. The Island Peak expedition‘s first nine days are identical to the Everest base camp trek. This trek offers the ultimate Himalayan trekking and climbing experience. For most climbers, this is the initial step before attempting to summit huge Himalayan peaks. You’ll travel across a beautiful rhododendron-covered mountain landscape. Views of notable mountain peaks such as Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Mount Everest, among others, are available. You will also explore the Himalayas’ 8,000-meter peaks while learning about the local people’s traditions and way of life. 

The journey begins with an exhilarating flight to Lukla, from where the trek passes through ethnic Sherpa settlements such as Phakding, Namche Bazaar, and Tengboche. We climb the less-traveled trail to Everest base camp and Kalapathar along the way to provide adequate acclimatization well before the summit attempt. Hikers can relax, take in the vista, and prepare for the Everest Base Camp trek in Namche, which is a significant acclimatization spot. The notable visit to the Everest View Hotel provides a scrumptious breakfast right in the Himalayan foothills. Then we start our ascend to the summit of Island Peak after reaching the base camp. The peak looks like an island because it is surrounded by glaciers, and the views of the neighboring Mountains from the peak are breathtaking! As you make your way to the summit of the peak, following our best expert guides and Sherpas, take in the enormous snowy slopes and farmland of ice. Then, using the proper climbing equipment, slowly ascend the mountain. The EBC with Island Peak blends the cultural and ecological splendor of the Khumbu with the thrills of fast-paced climbing.

Climbing Island Peak is a challenging task that requires no technical climbing. Because you’re trudging over rough terrain above 5000m, the first half of the journey is physically demanding. The rise is exceedingly steep as you reach the bottom of the headwall. making the climb much more difficult. This necessitates a high level of stamina and endurance. Before embarking on this voyage, you must adequately prepare. Include cardio exercises like Pilates, acrobatics, and jump ropes in your workout. This will ensure that you receive the essential training to ensure a smooth voyage. In this area, acute mountain sickness is common. As a result, in the event of an emergency, the guide will provide you with an oxygen supplement.  You can even descend lower to allow your body to adjust to the constant altitude fluctuations.

The best times to visit EBC trek with Island peak climbing and see its unique appeal are in the spring (April to May) and fall (September to November) when the climate is warm and sunny. The scenery is covered in magnificent rhododendrons, making the journey even more delightful. Rainfall is frequent throughout the monsoon season (June to August), making the track wet and slick. Though the winter season (December to February) offers spectacular clear views, the weather makes hiking challenging. Winter may not be the best season to go on this journey due to the intense cold and continual snowfall.

Trekkers must also obtain the permits indicated below before beginning their adventure. 

  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS). 
  • Fee for the Khumbu Pasang Lamu Rural Municipality.
  • Sagarmatha National Park entrance fee.  

Everything is included in a full package, including mode of transportation, and lodging. You can also make changes to the bundle to match your individual needs. This site offers several different lodging options, all of which have all the necessary conveniences. It becomes more difficult to find suitable lodging as you climb higher. In the upper regions, the amount of fresh food available diminishes, and the cost of food rises. When visiting a remote section of the country, travel insurance is required. It is strongly recommended that you obtain insurance to cover any type of evacuation service that may be required in the case of an emergency. 

Trip Highlights

  • Stunning mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.
  • Trek to EBC and climb up Island Peak, the most popular trekking peak in Nepal
  • Exhilarating trek through the Imja, Khumbu, and Lhotse glaciers, as well as the Kongma La high pass.
  • Discovering traditional Sherpa settlements, which are rich in Buddhist values and tradition.
  • Explore 8,000-meter peaks in the Himalayas while learning about Sherpa culture. 
  • Trek to the base of the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest. 
  • Explore the Island Peak (6189m).
  • Tour around intriguing monasteries and historical sites. 
  • Discover a stunning mountain covered in rhododendron forests.

 


Trip Details

  Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
  • Day 2: Explore Kathmandu & briefing before trekking
  • Day 3: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla & trek to Phakding, 4-5 hours
  • Day 4: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar, 5-6 hours
  • Day 5: Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar
  • Day 6: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche, 5-6 hours
  • Day 7: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche, 4-5 hours
  • Day 8: Acclimatization at Dingboche & trek to Nangkartshang Peak
  • Day 9: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche, 5-6 hours
  • Day 10: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep, & trek to EBC & return to Gorakshep
  • Day 11: Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapathar at sunrise & back to Lobuche, 6-7 hours
  • Day 12: Trek from Dingboche to Island Peak base camp, 4-5 hours
  • Day 14: Pre-climb training at Island Peak Base Camp
  • Day 15: Trek to Island Peak Base Camp and Island Peak summit and return to Base Camp, 8-9 hours
  • Day 16: Trek from Island Peak Base Camp to Pangboche, 5-6 hours
  • Day 17: Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazaar, 5-6 hours
  • Day 18: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla, 6-7 hours
  • Day 19: Fly from Lukla back to Kathmandu
  • Day 20: Departure Day from Tribhuvan International Airport

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