Day 01 - Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu
You may arrive at the Tribhuwan International Airport at any time. Upon your arrival, you will be welcomed by one of Visit View Nepal Trek’s representative. He will help you get transferred to your hotel. Further plans and programs will also be explained to you. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02 - Free Day in Kathmandu
This day is held for the last arrangements for the trip and climbing. You will concentrate on checking your apparatuses and pressing essential gear. You may leave every pointless having a place at the lodging and re-pack just the vital things for the outing. Overnight remain at the inn. Dinners: Breakfast included.
Day 03 - Kathmandu – Lukla - Phakding (2652m/8699ft), Duration: 3 hours
You will have an early morning move to the air terminal for your Lukla flight. The trip to Lukla is a lifetime involvement with itself. The landing strip is at a high assessment and the distinction between the two finishes of the runway is about a remarkable 60 meters in particular. From Lukla, you will travel Phakding with an astonishing, green scene with the perspective on Kusum Kangraru going with you. Overnight remain at the guesthouse at Phakding. Breakfast, lunch and supper notwithstanding.
Day 04 - Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11283ft), Duration: 6 hours
Following the Dudh Koshi River, we will be rising through Himalayan pine and cedar backwoods to the praised town of Namche Bazaar. The town of Namche is a notable general store where Nepalese and Tibetan dealers traded salt, dried meat and materials in old occasions. Other than being a breathtaking goal to look for conventional specialties, Namche additionally remains the focal general store in the Khumbu that draws in Himalayan and marsh shippers. You will go through two days at Namche for acclimatization, visit nearby markets and invest energy with your group. On the climb to Namche, we can catch our first looks at Everest and its neighboring pinnacles. Overnight remain at the guesthouse at Namche Bazaar, breakfast, lunch and supper notwithstanding.
Day 05 - Namche Bazaar to Everest View Hotel – Namche
This day is particularly segmented for acclimatization. We will climb to the Syangboche Airport (3700m), expected to be the most noteworthy found airstrip on the planet, at that point keep moving to the Everest View Hotel for extraordinary all encompassing perspectives on the Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Tawache among numerous others. In transit back, we can likewise visit the Sherpa Culture Museum and the Everest Photo Gallery. Overnight remain at the guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and supper notwithstanding.
Day 06 - Namche to Tengboche (3860m/12660ft), Duration: 5 hours
The uniform and simple path drives us towards the perspective on Mount Everest, plunging profound into the Dudh Koshi Valley at Phungki Thanka and starting here; it rises the correct flank of the Dudh Koshi valley to the Tengboche Monastery (3860m). The cloister is the profound focal point of the Khumbu. The ascension is long, however is more than sufficiently repaid by stunning perspectives on Mount Ama Dablam and on crisp mornings, perspectives on Mt. Everest and its encompassing pinnacles. Tengboche is situated at the juncture of the Dudh Koshi and the Imja River and is encircled by the edges canvassed in high woods. Perspectives on the Danphe winged creatures can likewise be found in the timberlands. Overnight remain at the guesthouse at Tengboche, breakfast, lunch and supper notwithstanding.
Day 07 - Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m/14464ft), Duration: 5 hours
Slide through excellent woodlands, we will cross the Imja Khola and journey across the town of Pangboche (3900m). Maybe today is the most fascinating journeying since you won't lose height like on different days. You can likewise appreciate perspectives on Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Lhotse and numerous different tops en route. The course proceeds through fields to Dingboche, known as the 'late spring valley'. At Dingboche, you can see a kilometer long divider worked to ensure the town's harvests. Mani Stone dividers likewise line the path. Overnight remain at the guesthouse at Dingboche, breakfast, lunch and supper notwithstanding.
Day 08 - Dingboche to Nagerjun (5100m/16728ft) and return Dingboche, Duration: 6 hours
This would be your second acclimatization day that requires around 6 hours of journeying to an elevation of 5100 meters. After breakfast, you will rise to Nagerjun (5100m), a slope situated on the flanks of the Chhukung valley legitimately above Dingboche. The primary point is to move high and rest low. The pathway gets steep now and again, bringing about a genuinely exhausting day. Rising the slope could take as long as 5 hours at elevation. From this elevation, there are acceptable perspectives on the Lobuche East (6119m), the Lobuche West (6145m), the Taboche Peak (6367m), Thamserku (6608m), the Kangtega (6685m) and the Ama Dablam (6856m). On a crisp morning, you could even observe Mount Makalu, the world's fifth most noteworthy mountain, including extraordinary perspectives on the Pheriche Valley. After a brief rest, you will at that point start the plunge back to Dingboche and the stroll at elevation takes around 2 hours. After lunch, we can take a merited rest, as evening temperatures could drop quickly as the sun sets over the peaks. You will likewise go through a second night in Dingboche. Overnight remain at the guesthouse at Dingboche, breakfast, lunch and supper notwithstanding.
Day 09 - Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m/16105ft), Duration: 5 hours
Journeying along a wide valley floor to Dughla, we will be passing the Trekkers Aid Post at Pheriche (4240 m). This post is staffed by western volunteer specialists and upheld by the Himalayan Rescue Association, which offers treatment and conference to travelers. Proceeding up the valley, we will pick up elevation. We will come out of the valley to slip to the yak fields of Lobuche. Overnight remain at the guesthouse at Lobuche, breakfast, lunch and supper notwithstanding.
Day 10 - Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5364m/17594ft) & back to Gorakshep (5181m/16994ft), Duration: 8 hours
After a short move through glades, you can look down at the Khumbu ice sheet. Straight ahead is Kalapatthar – the best vantage highlight see the whole south face of Mt. Everest and the encompassing pinnacles. Following a few hours, we will get to Gorekshep, and proceed with our excursion to the Everest Base Camp. There isn't a lot of height gain, yet there are a ton of high points and low points and, joined with elevation, this can be a debilitating trip – however the excursion is justified, despite all the trouble. After around 3 hrs of climbing, you will show up at the base camp and can appreciate a great perspective on the Khumbu icy mass and icefall, from where the Everest campaign starts. At that point we will return to Gorakshep. Overnight remain at the guesthouse at Gorakshep, breakfast, lunch and supper included
Day 11 - Hiking to Kalapatthar (5545m/18187ft) - Gorekshep – Dingboche (4410m/14464ft), Duration: 7 hours
The day begins with a climb up to Kalapatthar (5545m), an astounding perspective to watch Mount Everest and incalculable tremendous mountains sees. At that point we will travel back to Gorekshep for a hot breakfast and journey dive back to Dingboche. Overnight remain at the guesthouse at Dingboche, breakfast, lunch and supper notwithstanding.
Day 12 - Dingboche to Island Peak Base Camp (5240m/17187ft), Duration: 6 hours
From Dingboche, we will make a relaxed beginning after the Imja Valley with extraordinary perspectives on Ama Dablam overwhelming the horizon and follow the moraines that stream from Lhotse (8501meters) towards the sand pads at Pareshaya Gyab. We will arrive at the base camp of Island Peak in the mid-evening. We will invest energy at the rose camp for a couple of day (s) and you will have camp food prepared by our expert cook. Overnight remain at the rose camp, breakfast, lunch and supper notwithstanding.
Pre-Climb Training: After lunch, our aides will give preparing on top climbing methods and utilizing climbing riggings, for example, ice hatchet, climbing boots and crampons, bridle, ascender, and on the best way to go here and there utilizing ropes. In spite of the fact that it isn't compulsory to have earlier preparing experience for Island Peak Climbing, we accept that some preparation experience will help up your certainty and climbing aptitudes, in this way expanding the odds of scaling the highest point just as to completely appreciate the experience.
Overnight at rose camp, breakfast, lunch and supper notwithstanding.
Day 13 - Island Peak Base Camp to Summit Peak (6189m/20300ft) and Fly back to Lukla via Helicopter, Duration: 10 – 11 hours
Today is the Island Peak Ascent (6,189m). We will start our trip promptly in the first part of the day, for the most part around 1 AM. In the first place, we will climb the stone ravine. This isn't troublesome yet there are a few short stone strides to move before we rise on the correct side of the gorge. The course at that point follows a ridgeline, which prompts a thrilling and uncovered navigate onto the nose of the culmination icy mass. We should rope up for the ice sheet as it contains a few precipices. The aides will fix a rope any place fundamental. A lofty snow incline drives us onto the culmination edge. In the wake of getting a charge out of the culmination perspectives, and taking pictures, we will slide down to Island Peak Base Camp. Afterwards after fast lunch or break, we will be traveled to Lukla by helicopter.
Overnight remain at the guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and supper notwithstanding.
Day 14 - Lukla to Kathmandu
You will be delighted by the mountain views for the last time while flying from Lukla to Kathmandu on your 30 minute flight. As you reach at Kathmandu airport, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel, breakfast included.
Day 15 - Farewell
The airport representative from Visit View Nepal Trek will transfer you to the Kathmandu International Airport around 3 hours before your scheduled flight from where you will depart.
- All ground transports in private vehicle including airport transfers
- Four nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
- English speaking trekking guide and highly experienced (2-3 times Everest Submitter) climbing guide for Island peak including their foods, accommodations, salary, insurance etc.
- Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek and climb
- Island peak climbing permit fee
- Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek and tented accommodation during the climbing
- Seasonal fruits during the trek
- Boiled water will be provided during the climb
- All require permits including TIMS, Sagarmatha NP, Island Peak climbing etc.
- Require porters (two clients: 1 porter) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and insurance
- Round trip flight Kathmandu – Lukla and Lukla – Kathmandu including departure taxes
- Heli shuttle from Island peak climbing to Lukla on sharing basis.
- Duffle bag, down jacket and sleeping bag during the trek
- Visit View Nepal Trek T - shirt, trekking map and trip achievement certificate
- Comprehensive first aid medical kit
- General climbing equipment such as rope, ice screw, snow bar etc.
- All taxes and service charge
What's not included
- Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary'
- Nepal entry visa
- Drink including - water, coke, Fanta, alcoholic beverage, snacks and other personal expenses
- Travel insurance
- International airfare
- Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers
- Hot shower during the trek except Lukla, Phakding and Namche
- Personal trekking equipment.
Island Peak Climb with Heli Shuttle journey bundle is one of the awesome undertakings filled traveling in the Everest area. The trip lets you see the world’s tallest mountain from its lap and simultaneously, you get the chance to savor the delight of summiting one of the tops in the Himalayas of Nepal. Island top stands tall at the stature of 8189m above ocean level.
The culmination of the Island top is an exuberating feeling that each experience sweetheart just as hiker anticipates the experience. Additionally, it is an excursion for the energetic climbers who wouldn’t get enough of mountains and their hunger for experience with just a way to deal with the Everest Base Camp. With everything taken into account, it is a finished bundle where you get the opportunity to appreciate the total joy of Himalayan culture just as the Himalayas vistas.
Island Peak Climbing with Heli Shuttle is the ideal undertaking for the individuals who wouldn’t get enough of mountains and tries for something other than arriving at Everest Base Camp! Get a certifiable taste of mountains by scaling the Island top in the Everest locale. Also, to add more excite to it, close your excursion with an energizing helicopter ride from Island Peak Base Camp to Lukla.
Island Peak Climb with Heli Shuttle
Island Peak is locally well known as Imja Tse. This specific pinnacle was the principal culmination by acclaimed mountain dweller Eric Shipton and the gathering he drove in 1952 AD. It is an engaging zenith that lies in the Ama Dablam and Lhotse on the head of Chukung icy mass. Lying in the Chukung ice sheet, the zenith rises tall in like an island in the sea. Subsequently, the pinnacle is called Island Peak. So on the off chance that you are searching for the fervor of summiting a mountain in Nepal, Island Peak Climb with Heli Shuttle is the perfect choice.
It is set in the center of the Khumbu area and presents a moderate test for hikers. Strikingly, you will find the opportunity to discover most likely the best view on earth including the perspective on Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Makalu, Baruntse, and Lhotse, etc from the head of the pinnacle.
To begin our Island Peak climb, we will make a trip to Lukla from Kathmandu and journey to Phakding from where we will push forward on a disproportionate way; go over a couple of iron engineered overpasses, and thick rich zone of pine and cedar trees to reach Namche Bazaar which is the point of convergence of Everest area. At Namche Bazaar, we will have an acclimatization day to avoid mountain infection. You will likewise visit the popular Tengboche religious community. From here you will get the awesome view Mount Ama Dablam, Mt. Everest, and various zeniths are another element of the journey.
Island Peak Climb with Heli Shuttle
We will in like manner make a way to the drawing in Sherpa settlement – Dingboche well known as ‘summer valley’. From Dingboche, you will get the opportunity to see the perspective on Lhotse, Island Peak, Ama Dablam, etc. From here, you will head towards Lobuche and the following day to Everest Base Camp. After an astounding time at EBC, you will head towards Gorakshep and climb Kala Patthar for a staggering brilliant dawn see over the Everest run.
A short time later, we will head back towards Dingboche and from that point to Island top base camp to prepare for the culmination that is going to occur. After the highest point of the Island Peak and looking over the mammoth mountain from one of the mountain top itself, you will step by step slide to put together camp and load up with respect to the holding up helicopter to fly back to Lukla.
Generally speaking, Island Peak Climbing with Heli Shuttle lets you really catch the wonderful Himalayan social and regular parts of the Khumbu valley. What’s more, the adventure of climbing the Island consummately mixes with these joys. So are up for this experience, come oblige us for an excursion of a lifetime!
Highlights of Island Peak Climbing with Heli Shuttle
- An exciting mountain flight to Lukla- also known as one of the daring flight experience which gives you an adrenaline rush
- Meeting the people of Sherpa community – they are known are having the most records of summiting Mount Everest.
- Vibrant and picturesque Namche Bazaar and its café. Alleyways, bakeries good and the peaceful vibe
- Visit the Tengboche monastery- an important sacred site for Buddhist followers and the people of Everest region
- Hiking up to Kala Patthar to witness the sun-kissed view of Mount Everest
- Being in the lap of Mount Everest, it is a wonderful and glorious feeling
- The glorious feeling of summiting Island Peak (6189m)
- Relieving helicopter flight from Island Peak Base Camp to Lukla
- Panoramic view of Everest range- Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, Makalu and many more
When will be the best time?
For Island Peak Climbing with Heli Shuttle journey/climbing, the best time would spring and fall season. Other than these two seasons, we would not expeditious you to do the pinnacle climbing some other season because of troublesome climate, and these other two seasons would be summer/rainstorm season which tumbles from June to August and winter season which tumbles from December to February.
Though, the other two seasons, spring and harvest time are popular for its positive climate and beautiful mountain sees. Spring season tumbles from March to May. It is additionally the ideal opportunity for blossom sprouting so you will see the path brilliant and brimming with growing bright vegetation. So also, it likewise gives superb perspectives on the Himalayas under a reasonable sky.
Furthermore, then again, the harvest time season which tumbles from September to November are quite well known time among travelers and hiker. Since it is a post-rainstorm season, there are less odds of precipitation. This season is well known for its moderate temperature, warm days, cool evenings, and clear skies with astonishing mountain sees. You can do the Island top climbing different seasons as well be that as it may, your experience may not surpass your desires.
Is this climbing very difficult?
Island Peak Climbing isn’t as troublesome as you may might suspect. To be sure, when individuals consider ascending a mountain, considerations of the excursion being troublesome will unquestionably spring up in your psyche. Likewise, you may address, if individuals with no earlier hiking experience can do this journey or not. Furthermore, to clear your issue, we are glad to educate you that on the off chance that you are an accomplished and solid traveler with decent physical wellness and endurance then you can do this journey.
To do this undertaking, you have to have understanding of doing high height journey. So also, you don’t need to stress over not having earlier climbing experience since Island Peak Climbing is anything but a specialized ascension. No hard specialized strategies are required for this journey. What’s more, before the highest point of the pinnacle, our accomplished mountain climb will give a preparation about the trip and preparing at the Island top base camp.
How can we train ?
A high level of physical fitness is required to do this trek. Therefore, training before the climbing dates is necessary and will increase your endurance level. Hence, you can start your training at least two months before your expedition dates. You can do exercises like swimming, walking, jogging, running, squats, etc. Doing any form of activities or exercise that will increase your cardiovascular capacity, it will be beneficial for the trek. Likewise, your target before starting the trek should be to cover at least 5 km in half an hour.
Can beginners also join?
On the off chance that you are a learner in the traveling type, at that point, we don’t propose you decide on this undertaking. Since it is a high elevation journey. Moreover, you will stroll for 5 to 6 hours day by day on the path which will be very hard for tenderfoot adventurers. Furthermore, the day of the highest point is the most testing in the entire excursion since you will be dynamic at more than 6000 m tallness for around 12 to 14 hours. So for the fledgling with no earlier journeying experience, we don’t recommend this trip.
Be that as it may, as told prior, in the event that you have recently done high elevation journey and essentially fit and has food continuance level then you can do this pinnacle climbing. For Island top ascending, past hiking experience isn’t required. Likewise, the individuals who have wellbeing related issues like heart, knees, or lungs and are intrigued to do Island Peak, we would encourage them to talk with their primary care physician before reserving the spot for the trip.
Why should you do island peak climbing with Heli shuttle with VVNT?
Hiking is one of the risky experience sports. So it is reasonable that you ought to be worried about the individuals with whom you will be working. We might want to precisely bring up the solutions to your issue with respect to this issue. As a matter of first importance, Visit View Nepal Trek has been in this industry for over 10 years and impeccably recognizes what the customers are searching for. VVNT is one of the solid journeying organizations situated in Nepal and works with a group that has over many years of working in this industry.
All our pinnacle climbing guides are Sherpa’s who has over 20 years of climbing experience. They are gifted and talented with respect to hiking. They realize how to handle any obstacles that may come in the manner. On a similar note, we set up a schedule of all the climbing campaign with their meeting.
Thus, our schedule for Island Peak Climbing is consummately created with the correct number of acclimatization days and emergency courses of action. The hardware like crampons, head protector, ice hatchet, saddle, ropes) we give our climbers are the entirety of the great quality. With everything taken into account, we buckle down so you can have the best understanding while you are in the mountains.
Alternative Peak climbing options
Visit View Nepal Trek offers a few other pinnacle climbing alternatives for experience sweetheart who needs to go minimal more outrageous than this one. We have an EBC Trek with Island Peak in the event that you would prefer not to do Heli Shuttle. Additionally, on the off chance that you need to see the miracles of the Annapurna locale, at that point you can go for Pisang Peak Climbing. What’s more, in the event that you need to parade your hiking specialized aptitudes, at that point, do go for Lobuche top ascension. Other than these experience filled campaigns, there are a lot more encounters that you can find on our site.