Island Peak

Trip Introduction
Island Peak is situated at amid of Ama Dablam and Lhotse Mountains on the upper most of Chhukung Glacier. Island Peak is counted as the most preferred Peak which offers brilliant occasion to attain a Himalayan Summit of 6,189m. Island Peak with EBC is thus the admired peak mountaineering destination in Nepal, positioned on the summit of the glacier with the rough ecological organization. It is thought that each year more or less 300 groups of people endeavor to balance Island Peak every year. Island Peak offers an exceptional opening to go up the Himalayan summit along with the breathtaking hike to the Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar. The mainly hard section of Island peak is measured as a varied swing, ice wall situated in the incline slides which show the way next to the slim summit rim. The suitable time for mountaineering Island Peak is in the months of March to May and September to December.

Arriving at the summit of Island Peak is a tricky task and therefore when trekkers make the top of the Peak, trekkers will be aptly delighted with the stunning surveillance from the peak. Trek in Dudh Koshi valley is significant previous to get on in Island Peak. Trekkers may be exhausted following the trekking of Dudh Koshi so, when trekkers are aware of superior and relaxed then trekkers will shift for the Island Peak. Spaced out from trekking trekkers will be hallowed with ideal village of Sherpa and imaginative monasteries. When trekkers completed with Peak Climbing, they will come back over the route back next to Namche and Lukla all along with fine and diverse recollections.

Tourist Link Treks & Expedition has arranged for 14 days of trekking package of Island Peak which is a short cut, antagonistic with exploratory itinerary. Tourist Link Treks & Expedition will lead the trekkers to the Summit in a speedy way. The planned itinerary will keep on directly to the Island Peak as a victorious summit and will take to the Kathmandu safely. In case if trekkers have sufficient time then, they can go for the long days of itineraries as well.
 
Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu (1345m)
Day 02: Sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley 
Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2840m) trek to Phakding (2610m)
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 05: Rest and acclimatization day
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3860m)
Day 07: Trek to Pheriche (4240m)
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche (4910m)
Day 09: Trek to Gorakshep (5140m)
Day 10: Trek to Dingboche (4410m)
Day 11: Trek to Chhukhung (4730m)
Day 12: Trek to Island Peak Base Camp (4970m)
Day 13: Trek to High Camp (5510m)
Day 14: Trek to Summit-Chhukhung (6189m)
Day 15: Extra Day
Day 16: Trek back to Tengboche (3860m)
Day 17: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 18: Trek to Lukla (2840m)
Day 19: Flight to Kathmandu
Day 20: Departure!!!!
Day 01: Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu (1345m)
Upon your arrival at the International Airport in Kathmandu, our team members from Tourist Link Treks & Expedition will welcome you and explain briefly about the tour package. You will then be taken to the hotel where you will be staying for the overnight. Stay overnight in a hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
On the first day of the tour package, we will be sightseeing around the Capital city of Nepal; Kathmandu. Several world heritage sites are included  in Kathmandu Valley like Basantapur Durbar square, Swayambhunath Temple, Bouddha Stupa, Pasupatinath Temple, Patan Durbar Square and so on that will keep visitors delighted. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2840m) trek to Phakding (2610m)
On the second day, we will board a flight to the Lukla Airport, known as Tenzing-Hillary Airport. This will be the magnificent mountain flight and the flight itself can be no less than an escapade as the airport join up as mainly risky airport in the world, known the position, height and landscape. Within 30 minutes, we will reach to Lukla enjoying the spectacular views of the mountains during the flight. After landing at Lukla, we will take breakfast and get on the trek. Around 3 hours, we will reach Phakding village where we will be staying. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
On the third day, we start again our trek and follow the trail along the Dudh Kosi River while ascending through Himalayan Pine and Deodar Cedar forests to the ultimate destination, that of popular village of Namche Bazaar. The village of Namche has remained a momentous trading point for Nepalese and Tibetan traders who exchange salt, dried meat and other consumable and textile items. Stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 05: Rest and acclimatization
On the following day of the trek, we will spend in Namche for acclimatization. As the altitude will increase significantly, a day for acclimatization is paramount and severely sensible for probable trekkers. One can spend the day in Lukla visiting the local Bazaar of Namche or visiting the close by Sherpa villages. If we are not tired and can walk for another few hours, then we can go to Everest Hotel for immense panoramic views of Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse and others. Stay overnight at guesthouse.
                                                          
Day 06- Trek to Tengboche (3,860m)
Tengboche (3,867m) is another village of Khumbu region whichsituated in North Eastern Nepal. Tengboche is famous for the Buddhist monastery thought to be built in 1923.Tengboche offers panoramic sight of Himalayas, Mountains and different popular Peaks. Tengboche is also the birth place of mountaineer Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. Stay overnight at guesthouse.
 
Day 07: Trek to Pheriche (4,371m)
On the following day we resume our trek and head towards Pheriche. Pheriche is another village of Eastern Nepal of Khumbu Region with an altitude of 4,371m. It is famous for trekkers as well as climbers as it is the stop point for them where they can have some rest. Initially, this place was known for farming potatoes, buckwheat and rearing Yaks. At present in summer, people especially male are engaged in trekking as a trekkers or guide or bearers. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 08- Trek to Lobuche (4910m)
On the 7th day, we will head towards Lobuche after having breakfast in Pheriche. Lobuche is a beautiful place with beautiful mountains. Basically it is inculcated with two major Peaks which are named as Lobuche Far East and Lobuche East. Stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 09: Trek to Gorakhshep (5164m)
Gorakhshep is an ending trail for numerous trekkers in the Khumbu Region which is decoded as “Dead raven” in Sherpa idiom. Apart from the habitat it is known as a residential territory for large flocks of soaring ravens. It is interesting to know that Gorakhshep is the final village before you reach to Mount Everest. You can stop here for the lemon tea too. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 10: Trek to Dingboche (4,530m)
On the 9th day, we will be moving to Dingboche as it is the famous place in the Khumbu region and all the trekkers and climbers take rest before they start to Mount Everest and other Himalayas. People who live in Dingboche have their main occupation as tourism, especially by running lodges or tenting areas. Stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 11: Trek to Chhukhung (4730m)
On the 10th day, we will move to Chhukhung early in the morning taking your breakfast. We necessitate to march a little bit more than the standard days as it a lengthy days trek. Chukkang is just a slight bit far from the Island Peak Base Camp. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 12: Trek to Island Peak Base Camp (4970m)
We will start the trek in an early morning as we aim to get to the Island Peak Base Camp. Island Peak Base Camp (6189 m) is an extremely large Peak and this Peak is not planned for everyone. The nature of the peak asks very difficult climbing, because of its lofty altitude. Many trekkers too go through the elevated sickness. We get time to view Glacier Lake from the Island Peak Base Camp. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 13: Trek to High Camp (5510m)
The next day, we will hike promote up to High Camp from the Island Peak Base Camp. We will be walking for 4 hours and get complete for the High Camp and set mutually organize for the next day to get to the summit in next day. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 14: Trek to Summit-Chhukhung (6189m)
This is an essential day as we will extent the summit from where we can outlook Pumori (7161m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8463m), Lobuche (6145m), Cho Oyu (8201m). These are considered as the most fantastic views that you can see from the summit. Again after the trek we will go back over to Base Camp. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 15: Extra day to attempt summit
This day is taken as an additional day for endeavoring the summit. This is similar to be an extra day for the discovery just in case if we encounter the bad weather. There are adequate things to discover in the Summit and we will be amazed viewing the attractiveness. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 16: Trek to Tengboche (3867m)
On the 15th day, we will begin again our trek by moving downhill from the Island Peak. Trek to Tengboche will seize nearly 4 hours. As we have already trek Tengboche, we are familiar with the nearby surrounding. Stay overnight at a guest house.

Day 17: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
From Tengboche, we will set to trek Namche Bazaar (3440m), taking the breakfast. Namche Bazaar is astoundingly astonished place where we can take benefit from the lovely beauty of nature. On the way we can yet take a break to visit the archetypal villages of Khumjung along with Khunde. We can visit the monasteries which are awfully exclusive in its formation. Stay overnight at a guest house.

Day 18: Trek Lukla (2840m)
The trek continues further downhill as we reach Lukla after almost seven hours of trek. We will be staying in Lukla for the rest of day and get ready ourselves to board a flight back to Kathmandu in next day from Lukla (2,850m). Stay overnight at a guesthouse.
 
Day 19: Fly back to Kathmandu
On this day of the tour package, we will board a flight back to Kathmandu, enjoining 30 minutes of exciting mountain flight. From the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you will be transferred into the hotel to have some rest. Since you are leaving in next day you can utilize this day by roaming around the corners of Kathmandu. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 20: Departure!!!!
On the 19th day of the tour package, you will be again transferred into the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu with equal respect. From the airport you are free to choose your next destination and we will hope to see you again.
 
Cost includes:
  • Pickups and drops from hotels and airports
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu Valley (Monkey Temple, Pasupapati Tample, Boudhanath, Durbar square)
  •  Accommodation in Kathmandu, teahouses and tents during trekking and climbing
  • All ground transportation as per the itinerary by private vehicles
  • All entrance and permit fees for visits to monuments and museums
  • Services of English speaking, trained and experienced staff including trekking guide(leader), climbing sherpa and porters including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food
  • All domestic flights (Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu)
  • Welcome dinner
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals in mountain
  • Porter services for trekking (2 Trekkers: 1 porter)
  • All necessary paper work; trekking permits and Island Peak climbing permit
  • Good quality Tents and Kitchen goods for camping
  • Travel and rescue arrangements
  • Group mountaineering (climbing) equipments
  • Medical kit
  • Company services and all required government taxes/royalties

Cost Excludes:   
  • Nepalese visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu 
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Altitude for oxygen
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu because if early back to ktm
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses like bar bills , laundry service
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Tips & donation 

 

 

The following equipments are essential for climbing.

  • Climbing hammers..
  • 2 locking carabineers
  • Crampons
  • Belay
  • Ice axe
  • Plastic mountaineering Boots

Equipments List
In our fully supported wilderness treks we provide the following equipment: tents, sleeping mats, excellent food, extensive first aid kit, toilet paper, private transport To & From the trek, conservation fees, trek permit, and other goodies.
SUGGESTED TREKKING EQUIPMENT LIST

  • 1 Medium size backpack
  • 1 Day pack
  • 1 Sleeping bag (-40 C)
  • 1 Down Jacket/Gore tax Jacket
  • 1 Light wind & water proof jacket
  • 1 Inner sleeping sheet
  • 2 Long sleeve T-shirts
  • 1 Water bottle
  • 1 Pair gaiters/over trousers
  • 1 Pair sport shoes or sandal
  • 2 Pairs light weight trousers
  • 1 Pair shorts
  • 1 Fleece / warm sweater
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 2 Pair’ light socks
  • 3 Pairs heavy wool socks
  • 1 Sweatshirts / light sweater
  • 1 Torch & spear batteries
  • 1 Swimming costume / bathing suits
  • 1 Medium size towel
  • 1 Washing kit including washing powder, small clothesline and pegs, insect repellents etc. & personal toiletries
  • Moleskin for blister
  • Swiss type of army knife
  • Toilet paper, biodegradable soap/shampoo
  • Personal medication.
  • Underwear (including thermals)
  • Warm hat/ gloves
  • Sunglasses, sun hat and sun cream
  • Spear plastic bags for wrapping clothes
  •  Pair of hiking boots

You should satisfy that your cold weather clothing will keep you comfortable down to – 40 degree Celsius. Most of the items mentioned above can easily & cheaply be hired either in Kathmandu or in Pokhara (if you are travelling to the Annapurna Region). Similarly Namche Bazaar has also alike options.
 

 
 





 
 

 

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Last time I used tourist link treks services I took a tour around Tibet, which was out of this world. The service of the tour guides and their expertise knowledge of the areas we covered was amazing, and the team of people I was with was equally as great. Which is why I decided to use tourist link trek again for my next Nepalise adventure.
Since I had such a fun time on the last trip I decided to stick to trekking, and I’d heard from a friend of mine that the jungle safari was something that I would have really enjoyed. And they certainly were not wrong! I enjoyed every minute of it, and got some of the most amazing pictures I have ever taken. We rode on elephants for the duration of the time and came across wild like left right and center. Never have I been so close to these wild beings without there being some kind of cage, but being on top of an elephant I guess is the next safest thing lol..
So the safari was followed up AFTER the 25 days of trekking in Kanchenchunga, which as you can imagine was very tiring, but certainly enjoyable. The fresh air there was so nice, but my feet certainly payed the price. I had unfortunately acquired some rather large blisters on my right foot but carried on non the less. But let’s just say that I was relieved to spend the last part of the trip riding around on the back of an elephant lol..
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Anna Nadia Bandura From Poland

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

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Joe wakefield From Uk

Saturday, November 4th, 2017

I had an awesome trip, great price the best guide (Nigma Sherpa) and very strong happy porter. I did EBC kala pather, Gokyo, Gokyo RI good food good accommodation.   Learnt so much about the mountains, climbing the mountains, treated like a king. A very big thank you to Nigma sherpa always felt safe and in good hands thanks for organizing a great trip Hom at a great price.
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Scott Blake From Australia

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

My hasband and i am from Germany , we booked the poonhill trek with Tourist Link Treks . Our guide Elmi was really great , he told us lot of about Nepali culture , the life in the hills and about the Flora and Fanna . He cared a lot about us and always went into the Kitchens in the tea houses where we stoped to eat and drink to check whether everthing  was clean and well prepared .
Compared to the other guide , Elmi was really well prepared and equipment after the 4th day . I went sick and Elmi gave me medicine and managed to shorten our trip . He even carried my backpack when i was very weak . All we were very satisfied with our guide and the trek . The view from poonhill was amazing , Elmi explaned all the Mountain we could see . so it was a great pleasure and a very good choice 
Best regards : Julia & Sascha Michely 
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julia & Sascha Michely From Germany

Saturday, December 27th, 2014

We , two girls of arround 25 from the Netherlands , booked the Langtang Trek with Tourist Link Trek . we hired a guide and a porter , who took a lot of work out of our hands . The Langtang Trek was very beautiful and our guide had a lot of hummer . He made a new plan when one of us had an injury (ankle) , which was very nice . He told us about local traditional , mountain , animals ,history and local alcohol .
Our porter was never tired , he walked from our endpoint back to carry our other bags .
In short , amazing trip , good organisation .
Kind regards , Maartje and emmely
 
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Maartje Verhoeven and Emmely Vender Steen From Netherlands

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Personally , i don't have that much experience with guide but i know that Raju is am 'A' calss guide , i'm almost certain that guy saved my life or ( my eyes feet etc ) my life times, he's a hardworking guy that will put all his effort on it to keep you going and to make you as comfortable as possible .
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Handrik de peeker From Holland

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

To Hom and Niraj ,
                               Thank you for an excellent and memoriable journey to the Everest Base camp .The itinerary was well planned and guide is very knowledge and attractive .

This is a trip of A lifetime and worth every ....much thanks and until next time , Will zeng


 
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Will Zeng From Australia

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

We had a trip organized by Tourist link from KTM to Langtang for 8 days . The price was excelent and we had great experience with our poter \ guide Elmi . He was a fantastic guide , helping us catch our bus in Ktm . All the way throught the trek until . We were back into Tourist link trek office in Ktm . Our trip was well organized , convenient and very enjoyable . I would recommend Tourist Link without a doubt !! Many Thanks  
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Friday, September 12th, 2014

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Trip Details

Grading : Moderate & Strenuous
No. of Pax : 1+Pax
Altitude Height : 6189M.
Trip Departure : Everyday
Activities : Peak Climbing
Mode of Travel : Air+Trek
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Destination : Nepal

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