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One of Nepal’s most astounding Himalayan peaks, Island Peak is located in the Sagarmatha National Park in the eastern region of Nepal. With an altitude of over 6000 meters, Island Peak is a very popular destination for peak climbing purposes and therefore numerous amount of trekkers and climbers visit this magnificent natural wonder every year from all over the world. It majorly has been appealing to amateur climbers who want to sharpen their climbing skills by taking them on a trail through the high altitude pass of Kongma La at an elevation of 5,535 meters above sea level.
Our Island Peak Climbing adventure will begin as soon as you land at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu. First and foremost, you shall have a cultural sightseeing tour of the UNESCO World Heritage sites inside the valley the following day and also carry out some trekking & climbing preparations as well. Essentially toward the beginning days of our adventure, we should load up a pleasant local flight from Kathmandu to Lukla offering pretentious perspectives of high heaps of the Himalayan area of Nepal. In the wake of landing at Lukla airport, we bigheartedly begin trekking towards Phakding. The further the trek goes on, one can witness the increment in charming forests and thriving ecosystem with some crossings over few suspension bridges all the way through the Dudh Koshi River. Later onward we reach the unofficial Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar which is major trading village of the Khumbhu region at an elevation of 3,440 meters (11,286 ft.). Furthermore, in next couple of days, we shall move onward to Chhukung village by means of Tengboche and Dingboche while following a trail filled with outlandish Himalayan natural life of Snow Leopard, Perky Pheasants, Mountain Goats, Red Panda and Musk Deer.
All in all, the conveyance to Island Peak begins from the Island Peak Base Camp, trailed by the high camp which is later followed by a climb to the summit. Any individual who summits the Island peak gets rewarded with one of the best all-encompassing panoramic vistas of the majestic Himalayas as they can witness the fabulous Himalayan perspectives of Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Makalu and several others very close to the Everest Himalayan range. Tumbling down with an adroitness of achievement and triumph, we trace our trail along a course of various social locales, like the Pangboche which is a traditional Sherpa town with luxuriously trimmed Tibetan religious communities. From there we trail back towards Namche Bazaar and ultimately descend further down to Lukla for our flight back to Kathmandu where we authoritatively end our climbing trek to Island Peak.
Reasonable for travelers and climbers alike who wish to gain trekking and climbing experience in a solitary affair, our Island Peak Climbing stands as a relatable venture to reach a Himalayan peak with an exhilarating trek to the Everest Base Camp. Additionally, September to December and March to May are considered as the best season for this escapade. Contact Three Diamond Adventure and go along for the escalating trek to Island Peak under our expert team’s supervision and painstakingly planned agenda.
Day 1: Arrival Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
Day 02:Guided sightseeing around Kathmandu Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath &Patan Durbar Square.
Day 3: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft) then trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft): 40 min flight, 3-4 hours trek
Day 4: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft): 5-6 hours
Day 5: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft) 5- 6 hours
Day 6: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft): 5-6 hours
Day 7: Dingboche to Chhukung (4,730m/15,518ft): 3-4 hours
Day 8: Chhukung to Island Peak Base camp (5,200m/17,060ft): 3-4 hours
Day 9: Pre-Climb Training on Island Peak Base Camp
Day 10: Island Peak Base Camp to Summit and back to Base Camp (5,600m/18,372ft) 10-12 hours
Day 11: Island Peak Base Camp to Pangboche (3,985m/13,074ft) 5-6 hours
Day 12: Pangboche to Namche Bazaar: 4-5 hours
Day 13: Namche Bazaar to Lukla: 6-7 hours
Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu & cultural dinner in Kathmandu
Day 15: Final Departure
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