Island Peak Climbing in Nepal / Everest Base Camp Trek - 18 Days

Trip-Duration: 18 Days
Destination: Nepal
Trip-Grade: Technical Challenging
Trip-Cost: Contact Us
  • Trip Style: Lodge to Lodge Trek
  • Transportation: Private Bus or Car & Airplane
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel + Teahouses + Lodges
  • Min. Age: 15
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"People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary Things." -  Sir Edmund Hillary 

Our Professionally designed Everest base Camp trek with Island Peak Climb takes you to the most iconic place of Himalayas at the Khumbu Region.

Trekking to Everest Base Camp and Island Peak Climb is a significantly a bit more challenging trip than only Everest base Camp trek.  Island Peak , known as Imja Tse by Local Sherpa is one of top climbing peaks for those who are looking for easy climbing experience in Everest region of Nepal.

Our trip begins with breathtaking flight to Lukla Airport (Tenzing Hillary Airport) and follows the trail to Everest Base Camp at the altitude of 5360 meters. You will be passing through some of most popular Sherpa Towns/Villages including Lukla, Phakding, NamcheBazar, Tengbouche, Dingabouche and Goraskhep as we slowly going higher altitude.Located at the Base of Mount Everest, Everest Base Camp offers you magnificent views of Route to Mount Everest and Colorful Climbing Camps over the Khumbhu Glacier.  Next morning, you will be visiting Kalapatthar View Point which is eye-catching spot of Himalayas in the Khumbu region including Mt.Nuptse 7,855m, Lhotse 8,516m, Lhotse Middle Peak 8,410m and Lhotse Shar 8,383m. The bound of MT.Makalu (8475m), MT. Baruntse 7720m, and Mt. Amadablam 6856m is more charm of Island Peak. 

 Our Scenic Nepal Treks's main concern is to make your trip successful with full of safety.  Our Professional Sherpa Guide who has done this trip more than 20 over times and other Mountaineering in Nepal which is proud to say that we can make your trip Success. We are always alert to provide you very reasonable cost for your Island Peak climbing.
We insure you that Tea house and Camping accommodation will be good and our Sherpa guide and Trekking Guide will do their best to make you accessible to walk on the way by instruct you and give a huge knowledge about the region adventurous scenery.

Trip Highlights

  • Breathtaking views from top of Island Peak (6172m)
  • One of the famous Namche bazaars.
  • Panorama view from Syangboche including Mt.Everest 8848m
  • Sherpa people and culture
  • Closed view of Thamsherku, Amadablam & pumori
  • Sunrise view from Kalapathar 5500 Meters
  • Everest base camp an altitude of 5360 meters 
  • Khumbu glacier, One of biggest Glacier in Himalayas 

Detail Itinerary:

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Day 01
Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)

Upon your Arrival at Kathmandu Airport, a representative from Scenic Nepal Treks will welcome you at Nepal Airport. You will be taken to your hotel and brief you about all trip plans. Overnight at Hotel.

What's Includes:

  • 3 Nights Good Hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast 
  • All Airport Arrival and Transfer by Private Vehicle
  • Tea-house Lodge during the Trekking
  • Experienced, Government Licensed English-speaking Guide
  • Domestic Airfare (Ktm-Luk-Ktm) with all airport taxes
  • All your 3  Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)  Climbing Buffed
  • All the Climbing staffs and their Expenses
  • All the Necessary Trekking and Climbing Permits 
  • Sleeping bag
  • Good quality Tents and Kitchen utensils for camping
  • Climbing equipments (Ropes, Tents, Kitchen Tents)
  • Travel and rescue arrangements
  • All the Government Taxes

What's Excludes:

  • Your personal Equipment for Climbing such as Jackets, Boot, Ice Axe, Helmate etc. ( Can be rented here)
  • Nepalese visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage, cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
  • Porter to carry Your Bags ( Optional) 
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower, heater, etc.)
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Personal climbing guide if requested
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Services not listed in the ‘What Is Included’ section

Trip Map

  • An Amazing Trip with Amazing People
    Josefina Pattersson
    New Zealand Published: Monday, March 09, 2020

    An Amazing Trip with Amazing People

    Rating:

    I was part of a group from New Zealand called Got To Get Out who attempted EBC and Island Peak in January 2020. We were taken care of from the start by Dipendra and our amazing guides Shankar, Kumar, Jagat, Buddhi and our mountain guides. This was my second time to EBC with Scenic Nepal Treks and with Shankar as a guide, he is a very positive, smiling guy who will take care of you and even make you smile and laugh when you’re feeling terrible from the altitude. Although we didn’t make it up to the top of Island Peak because of the weather, we had an amazing time with incredible views and felt very safe in the hands of the team guiding us (one of our mountain guides, Tashi, have been up to the top of Everest 10 times!!) They taught us how to ice climb which we take with us as a very good experience for the next attempt to climb a mountain! They really went the extra mile for us to make sure we were okay at all times, and gave us a hand when we got tired. Thank you Scenic Nepal Treks for an excellent trip, see you soon again! Cheers Josefine

  • EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE & PROFESSIONAL TREKKING EBC WITH SCENIC NEPAL TREKS
    Christy Campbell and Robert Campbell
    United States Published: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

    EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE & PROFESSIONAL TREKKING EBC WITH SCENIC NEPAL TREKS

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    My wife and I had an unbelievable experience trekking 12 days to Everest Base Camp (EBC) with Scenic Nepal Treks and Expedition! This company is truly the top professionals when looking for a company to book any trekking or sightseeing with in Nepal! Our guide Rajan was top notch and one of the most knowledgeable and professional guides on the planet with well over 100+ trips to EBC. From the beginning before we booked our trip with Scenic Nepal Treks, Dipendra was very responsive and professional in handling our booking. He was by far the most professional we have ever dealt with when booking any trip abroad and his English was absolutely perfect. His email replies were immediate, and he provided guidance and recommendations for every aspect of our trip by both email and phone. We had several special requests for the trip including setting up a surprise bday, and Dipendra took care of everything. The professional service and A+++ attitude began from Day 1, our guide Rajan was there at the airport to pick us up and greeted us with a sign when we landed (even though our flight was delayed 3 hours). We were transported to our hotel in Thamal and spent time going over our planned 12 day hike to EBC and gear list. Once we were on the trek to EBC, Rajan took care of us like no one else could. He adjusted trekking speed as needed and went out of his way to explain the Nepalese culture and the area. As I mentioned before, he has completed this trek well over 100+ times and is well known by all the Tea House's and other guides. Being this well known has its advantages, as you usually get the best rooms at Tea House's to enjoy the amazing views. We encountered a situation where it was the full moon festival (happens 1 time per year) at the Buddhist Monastery in Tengboche and all tea house rooms were being shared. Rajan took care of our bookings and we were given a private room with the best view of Mt Everest! Another example why it pays to book with the best! After the hike we celebrated with our staff and had a great experience. I wanted to add that Scenic Nepal Treks is not just for trekking, we booked a tour of the historic sites around Kathmandu and that was a highly recommended experience. Rajan & Dipendra personally handled every aspect of the trip and even accompanied us to the airport for our return flight to make sure we were taken care of 100% and see us off! Our trip to EBC was one the best experiences of our lives! I attribute that to the hard work, knowledge, and experience of our guide Rajan & Dipendra! Looking forward to coming back to Nepal for the Annapurna Circuit next year! Thanks again Scenic Nepal Treks for making our experience so great and gaining lifelong friends!

Trip Note

The Trekking/Climbing Group

In general, this trek will be Private trek, it means you will be walking with our trekking Sherpa Guide and Porter. However if you have your own group, max number can go upto 15.

Accommodations
Your Hotel in Kathmandu will be 3 Star level including your breakfast. During trek, you will be accommodated in Teahouse. Normally Teahouse are basic lodge with private room.  Your Overnight at Island Peak Base camp will be at Tent. 

Meals
During your trek, your food will be served with menu, where you can ask yourself. In program, we have included your Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. For the Food, you will get all dishes including Nepalese and Western. However, in Kathmandu only breakfast will be included.  At last of your trip in Kathmandu, Scenic Nepal Treks will offers you Nepalese Cultural Dinner.

Leader and Staff Arrangements
For us, most important things of entire trip is to provide best holiday experience with full of safety. You will be walking with your Guide and Porter. And number of porter will be defined as per number of members in your group. In general, 1 porter carry 2 person bag which will be between 20-25 kg in total.  If number of person goes above 8, we will also provide you assistance Guide. 

Climbing Sherpa Team
Once you will arrive at Chukung, you will be met by Our Sherpa Climber Team. 

Travel Insurance
It is very necessary to have Insurance to attend this trek. Please make sure Your insurance will cover all your expense such as Air Ambulance, Helicopter Rescue and treatment Cost.

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
Trekking to Everest Base Camp with Island Peak  is moderate Trip, which is good for those hiker who has hiking experience. You don’t need to have any special training, however you need to be able to walk and physical fit with some Climbing Preparation.  Please do tell us if you have any preexisting medical condition such as heart, lung, and blood diseases. 

How Difficult Island Peak Climbing Is
Island Peak Climbing is considered as one of Easiest climbing peak in Nepal. It is not Difficult. To do this climb, you need to be physically fit and have some training about Climbing. 

What would be the Minimum Temperature 
Cold is depends on which season you do . If you do in Winter ( Dec to Mar), it can be minimum -30C at Base Camp out side.