Island Peak climbing
|No of People:||2||Max-Elevation:||6189 meters|
|Accomodation:||Hotel, Lodge & Tent|
Island peak or Imja Tse peak climbing
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and preparation for trekking
Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trekking to Phakding (2652m/8700ft.), 3/4 hours walk
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m./11283ft.), 5/6 hours walk
Day 05: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar, 3/4 hours hiking
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3860m. /12661ft), 4/5 hours walk
Day 07: Trek to Pheriche (4240m., 4/5 hours walk
Day 09: Phiriche to Lobuche (4930m.), 6/7 hours walk
Day 10: Lobuche to Gorekshep, Everest base camp and return back to Gorekshep, 5/6 hours walk
Day 11: Hike to Kalapatthar and then return back to Dingboche 6/7 hours walk
Day 12: Trek Chhukung (4760m./15613ft.), 3/4 hours walk
Day 13: Trek to Island Peak Base Camp (5200m/17056) 4/5 hours walk
Day 14: Trek to High camp Of Island Peak (5,600m./18,368ft.), 4/ 5 hours
Day 15: To the summit of Island peak and Back to Chhukung, 8/9 hours walk
Day 16: Chhukung to Namche Trek (3440m./11283ft.), 6/7 hours walk
Day 17: Trek to Lukla
Day 18: Lukla to Kathmandu Flight
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1310m.)
You are greeting welcome in the Himalayan country of Nepal. After you arrive at TIA, the representative of Beyond the Limits Trek P. ltd greets of welcome and takes you the hotel which you have already informed. The hotel staff will engage for your accommodation and check in. In evening arrange your dinner your self
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and preparation for Trekking
Today after taking breakfast we will provide you the guide who will take you the famous cultural and historical site of Kathmandu. Among them, the UNESCO enlisted world heritage site may the primary place of visit. Boudhanath (Buddhist shrine), Pashupatinath (sacred Hindu temple), Swayambhunath (monkey temple), Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka Durbar etc. after your sightseeing you should involve pri-trip discussion with your guide and well prepared for trekking. Guide of Beyond the Limits trek and Expedition P. Ltd give the brief about the upcoming trekking spot and route.A: Patan Durbar Square:
Situated in the heart of Patan city, Patan Durbar was once the palace of the kings of Patan. The square is a display of Newari architecture that had reached its pinnacle during the regime of Malla kings who were great patrons of the arts & culture.
A: SWAYAMBHUNATH STUPA :
Situated in 3 km west of Kathmandu, it is one of the holiest Buddhist stupas in Nepal. It is said to have evolved spontaneously when the valley was created out of a primordial lake more than 2,000 years ago. Swayambhunath is the oldest of its kind in Nepal and has numerous shrines and monasteries on its premises.
B: PASHUPATINATH TEMPLE
Pashupatinath is Situated 5 km east of Kathmandu. The temple of Pashupatinath is considered one of the holiest Hindu temple in the world. The two-tiered pagoda having golden roofs and silver doors houses the sacred linga, or phallic symbol, of Lord Shiva.The temple existed before 400 A.D. Near the Pashupatinath Temple on the banks of the Bagmati River lies Guheswari temple as well.According to mythology, a portion of Sati Devi, Lord Shiva’s consort, fell when a grief-stricken Shiva wandered aimlessly & being mad across the earth carrying her dead body on his shoulders following her self-immolation.
C: BOUDDHANATH STUPA
Buddhanath has Situated 8 km to the east of downtown Kathmandu. Bauddhanath is one of the most imposing landmarks in Kathmandu which is visible as soon as you land at the Tribhuvan International Airport. It is the biggest stupa in the Kathmandu Valley and Boudhanath is the center of Tibetan Buddhism.
D:Kathmandu Durbar Square
Situated in the heart of Katmandu, Katmandu Durbar Square is most popular for visitors with its ensemble of palaces, courtyards, and temples built during the Malla dynasty. The Durbar Square includes the Royal Palace, the magnificent Taleju Temple towering more than 40 meters; Kumari Living Goddess, Ashok Vinayak a temple without a filial and Kal Bhairav, the God of Wrath. Kathmandu was named from the giant pagoda of Kasthamandap, which is believed to have been built out of a single tree.
Day 03: Flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2610m.), 3/4 hours walk
Today in the morning or in after breakfast you will fly to Lukla which has 2804m high. The domestic airlines take around 40minutes to reach Lukla airport. The Lukla airport has named by Tenzing-Hillary Airport. In Lukla, we take some time to meet our crew and manage the baggage. Through the Lukla village, we start our adventurous journey to Phakding which lies at an altitude of 2610m. The never seen vegetations, the dramatic hillside in the way through Dudh Koshi add you inspiration in trekking of Gokyo lake trek. Until we reach to Phakding you can see the various long old monasteries placed on the beautiful village and the way. In this day we will manage breakfast, lunch, and dinner according to the calendar.
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3430m.), 5/6 hours walk
After taking breakfast we start our trek with partners and friends. The way is little differed than trek Lukla to Phakding, Somewhere we uphill and somewhere we downhill the hill. The interesting thing is we cross Dudh Koshi time and again. On the way we reach on the beautiful Benkar village, views Mt. Thamserku gives you happiness. In continues walking we ascend at Monjo, which is the entrance of Sagarmatha National park. At Monjo, the official keep your trekking records by check your permits. We should walk more to reach Namche Bazaar through Jorsale. Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Tawache, Kusum Kangaru are the major views of the mountain which can be seen in this route. After walking 5/6 hours from Phakding we can reach to the colorful beautiful village Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Namche Bazaar (3440m.) with B.L.D.
Day 05: Rest at Namche with some excursion
Namche Bazaar is the gateway of Khumbu region. At Namche Bazaar, we will pass the whole day in rest. According to health experts, we have to rest in long run trekking. In Namche, we can visit Thame which is day hike from Namche. Namche Bazaar is the entrance of whole Khumbu region that’s why it is well facilities city. You can get government offices, email-internet, ATM, shops, bakery, restaurants etc. You also get chance to visit Tourist visitor center lies in Namche Bazaar, the representative of trekinhimalayan.com take you there. The information about various mountains its characteristics, the vegetations available in high mountain, information about Sagarmatha national park, the wildlife and birds available in the national park also can be found. In acclimatization day you can also visit the Hillary school. In Namche Bazaar Beyond the Limits trek & Expedition, P. Ltd provides you breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Day 06: Namche to Tengboche (3867m.), 4/5 hours walk
Today, we continue our trek towards Tengboche Monastery. We walk through the pain path through the forest to Kenjoma enjoying the views of the mountains. Then we descend down to Phunki Tunga, a small Sherpa settlement with some tea houses. There we take lunch. We finally climb up to Tengboche, a Sherpa village. On the way, we can see lots of Buddhist Stupa, prayers flag, banners and Mani stones. We also walk up to Tengboche monastery, the highest monastery of the world. From Tengboche, we see the beautiful views of the Mt. Everest (8848m.), Nuptse, Lhotse (8201m.), Ama Dablam and Thamserku.
Day 07: Tengboche to Phiriche (4260m.), 4/5 hours walk
From Tengboche, we descend down to deboche through the rhododendron forest. The monastery in Tengboche looks extra. We cross the Imja Khola through a suspension bridge. We continue our walk to Pangboche village passing through the Mani Stonewall. Then we continue ascending to Phiriche through the green summer pasture. The close-up views of Aba Dablam can be seen. We continue our trek to Pheriche and Imja valley. On the way, our eyes gaze the Lobuche River. Our destination is near to Lobuche River, some straight climbing ahead, we reach to Phiriche. (B. L. D)
Day 08: Rest at Phiriche
This day we take rest for acclimatization in the higher altitude. Phiriche. We will visit health post and get a high altitude class at Phiriche. Phiriche is the beautiful mountain village of Khumbu region. From here we see the spectacular views of the North face of Ama Dablam and the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge.
Day 09: Phiriche to Lobuche (4930m.),5/6 hours walk
We continue our trekking through walking gradually up. We see the view of the Pheriche village below. We see the view of Mt. Tawache, Nuptse, Ama Dablam as well as Pokalde. We descend down to Pheriche and head to Dughla. You pass the Khumbu Khola valley in this day. Dusa, the Yak hardass place, can be seen. Phulung Karpo lies under the famous Chola Lake also can be observed. We cross the bridge on the Khumbu glacier and then we continue walking up in a steep hill and finally reach Lobuche. (B. L. D)
Day 10: Lobuche to Everest base camp and return back to Gorekshep, 7/8 hours walk
This day we ascend up in the rocky moraine path enjoying the view of the icy pond and icebergs of the Khumbu glacier and finally descend to Gorekshep. You get chance of a glance at the north face of Mt. Everest. Your eyes try to catch not only Everest but also Nuptse, Khumbutse, Lingtern, Pumori and more. There we take to launch and head to Everest Base camp. This day we full fill our dream of reaching the Foot of the World highest Mt. Everest. We spend for some time there enjoying the view of the surrounding mountains and finally return back to Gorekshep.
Day 11: Hike to Kalapatthar and then return back to Thukla, 7/8 hours walk
Early in the morning, we hike to Kala Patthar, the perfect vantage point to view the Mt. Everest. From there we observe the panoramic view of the Mt. Everest and other mountains of the Khumbu region like Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Thamserku etc. we take a picture of the scene. The views sunset and sunrise from Kala Patthar is splendid. Then we return back to Gorekshep. There we take a lunch and then return back to Thukla.
Day 12: Trek to Chhukung
Day 13: Chhukung to Island Peak Base camp
Day 14 Rest day at chhukung.
Day 15 Base camp to summit and return to Basecamp
Day 16 Base camp to Tengboche
Day 17 Thyangboche to Monjo.
Day 18 Monjo to Lukla
Day 19 Lukla to Kathmandu flight overnight at Kathmandu Hotel. Farewell dinner
Note: Cost may vary to the number of person and medium of transportation.
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