Island and Everest peak is the two most glorious mountain of the Khumbu region which will entertain its trekkers with the great view of the surrounding along with the best trekking route of the region. Island peak is situated between the Amadablam and Lhotse mountains. It is one of the mostly climbed peaks of the Khumbu region. The challenging as well as beautiful geographical location is the main reason behind this popularity. The trekking to this region will provide us great opportunity to visit around the base camp of the Everest region along with the high lands of island peak.
While making this climbing tour, we will walk through the main trail of Everest base camp visiting around the Kalapatthar as well to get in the highlands of island peak. While climbing at these beautiful mountains, we will be astonished by the striking view of the high mountains through our naked eyes. Not only the view of the mountain, we can also get the great view of the local monasteries, stupas and Gompas while making this climbing tour.
The trekking will begin from Kathmandu with the scenic flight over to Lukla. Then the trail will follows the main trail to the Everest base camp. The trail will follow the way to Namche bazaar, Tengboche and through the mainstream to Kalapatthar and to the beautiful place of the region Everest base camp. While making this trek through these beautiful places, we have to spend several nights with the local people. The local Sherpa are very helpful and hospitable. The cultural part of the Sherpa people is something that will impress us. The trek to this region is best during the time of March, April, May, September, October, November and December.
Arrival at Kathmandu
When you will be arrived at the international airport of Nepal, a representative of the Destination Unlimited Treks and Expeditions will be there to receive you. Then you will be guided towards one of the best hotels of the Kathmandu by the representative. The night will be fun at the hotel enjoying the dinners with the friends and crew members.
Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding
From Kathmandu, we will take the flight to Lukla. The flight will takes us to the land of the high Himalayas offering us the great view of the surroundings including the top of the world. After landing at the Lukla, we will move towards the Phakding enjoying the great view of the surroundings. The night will be at Phakding at one of the local lodges.
Phakding to Namche bazaar
From Phakding, we will trek towards the Phakding enjoying the great scenario of the trekking routes. We have to cross the suspension bridges and several Sherpa villages while trekking towards the Namche. The night will be at Namche enjoying with the local peoples.
Namche to Tengboche
From Namche bazaar, we will move forwards towards the Tengboche viewing and following the Dudh Koshi River. We can visit around the Tengboche monastery with the glorious view of the Amadablam, Mt. Everest and other peaks of the region. The night will be at one of the local lodges.
Tengboche to Dingboche
From Tengboche, our trekking trail will takes us towards the Dingboche offering the glorious view of the surroundings. The trekking trail will goes through several forests and settlements of the Sherpa peoples of the regions. The night will be at Dingboche or Pheriche at one of the local lodges.
Dingboche to Lobuche
From Dingboche, we will trek towards the Lobuche following the main trail. The trekking will go through the main trekking trail of the Everest base camp which is very busy and of course we can meet several trekkers who have successfully had the expedition at the Mt. Everest. Thus, the trekking through this route will be exciting. We will stay the night at the Lobuche at the altitude of 4950m.
Lobuche to Gorak shep
From Lobuche, we will move towards the Gorak shep viewing the wonderful view of the surrounding mountains. We will visit the base cmap of the Everest. The night will be splendid at the Gorak shep at the altitude of 5140m above sea level.
Gorak shep to Dingboche
Today we will visit the Kalapatthar and will view the spectacular view of the sunrise at the mountains of Mt. Everest ranges. Then, after the visit we will return towards the Dingboche village. The trekking will be exceptionally wondering as we will be trekking at the top of the world. The night will be at Dingboche village.
Dingboche to Island peak base camp
From the Dingboche village, we will walk towards the island peak base cmap viewing the wonderful view of the surrounding. The glorious view of the surroundings will be enchanting to see. Walking for about 4 to 5 hours will take us to the base cmap of the island peak. The night will be at the island peak base camp.
Island peak base camp to high camp
From the base cmap of the island peak, we will walk towards the high camp of the island peak. The trekking or climbing goes for about 2 to 4 hours. As the climbing will be tough and we have to pass through snowy path, the night will be at high camp at tented camp.
High camp to summit and back to Dingboche
From high camp, we will make a continuous effort to the summit of the island peak. From the top of the island peak we can get the panoramic view of the other great Himalayas of the surrounding. Then, we will return back to the base cmap retrieving the same way. Then we will continue to walk towards the Dingboche viewing the wonderful view of the trekking trails.
Back to Namche bazaar
From Dingboche, we will trek towards the Namche returning through the main trail. Trekking for about 4 to 5 hours will be sufficient to reach at the Namche bazaar. The night will be at Namche bazaar at one of the best lodges of the place. The Namche bazaar is situated at the altitudes of 3440m.
Namche to Lukla
From Namche bazaar, we will trek straightly towards the Lukla enjoying the great view of the surroundings. The trekking through the trail will be exciting as well as easier as it will go through the forest of rhododendron and pines. We will reach at the Monjo after a short walk and then to the Phakding. Continuing the same trail for several hours will takes us towards the Lukla for the night.
Back to Kathmandu
From Lukla we will take the flight back to Kathmandu. We will enjoy the last view of the high hills while flying back to the Kathmandu from Lukla. The snow capped mountains will be worth to watch and enjoy .The night will be exciting and enjoyable at Kathmandu.
After the completion of the exhilarating tour at the high Himalayan of Nepal, it's time to move onwards to our own destination i.e. our home. We will pack our luggage and will move towards the airport to catch the returning flight. The farewell party organizes by the Destination Unlimited Treks and Expeditions will be enjoying. During the flight we will reassemble the memories that we have gained during the exciting tour of Nepal.