Everest Base Camp & Island peak

Trip Fact

  1. Duration22 Days
  2. Max. Altitude6189m
  3. Start FromUSD 2352

Difficulty:Challenging

Country :Nepal

Activities:Trekking and Peak Climbing

Start/End:Kathmandu

Destination:Gokyo Ri , Cho La , Everest Base Camp and Island peak

Accommodation:Hotel in Kathmandu & lodge Tent during the trek .

Meals:Breakfast in Kathmandu and trekking base meals

Everest Base Camp Trek and Island Peak Climbing lead you to the base of the tallest peak of the world- Mt. Everest (8848m) and to the top of the wonderful peak of the Everest region-Island Peak (6189m). It is a lifetime experience to set out for this adventurous outdoor excursion in the heart of the Everest Himalayan part. Mixing Island peak climbing with Everest base camp trek is an exciting attempt to feel the thrill of trekking and peak climbing in Nepal.
The precisely considered itinerary of Snow View Treks includes sufficient trekking and peak climbing days. We organize everything needed in trek and peak climbing with an excellent approach of adjustment. Trekking through the culturally rich Sherpa towns, you find the trip perfectly charming with their traditions and eye-catching cultural heritages. Leaving the tree line part of the Sagarmatha National Park, you reach to the Everest base camp and Kalapatthar and enjoying the Khumbu icefall scenery, you trek down to Dingbuche and trek to the Island Peak base camp. For the successful Island peak climbing, we offer you the experienced and professional peak climbing guide. Using climbing equipments with sufficient acclimatization and physical fitness, you follow the climbing route and touch the summit of Island Peak. The sceneries of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Ama Dablam, Makalu and others can be explored.
Making a memorable Everest trek and Island peak climbing experience, you really enjoy on dealing this adventurous trip. Please contact us for all kinds of trekking and peak climbing trips in Nepal.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01: Our guide will welcome you at Kathmandu airport (1345meters)and transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu . Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley and prepartion about trek . Overnight at hotel.

Day 03:Fly to Tenzing and Hillary Airport in Lukla (2804 meters) from Kathmanduand trek to Phakding (2610 meters) 3-4 hrs walk . Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 04:Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3441 meters) 5-6 hrs walk . Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 05:Rest day in Namche Bazzar (4340meters) 5-6 hrs walk. Overnight at Guesthouse .

Day 06: Namche Bazzar to Dole (4200meters) 5-6 hrs walk. Overnight at Guesthouse .

Day 07: Dole to Machharmo (4470meters), 4-5 hrs walk.Overnight at Guesthouse

Day 08:Machharmo to Gokyo (4800meters) 3-4 hrs walk.Overnight at Guesthouse

Day 09: Rest day at Gokyo and sigheen in Gokyo valley .Overnigt at Guesthouse .

Day 10:Gokyo lake to Dragnag (4690m)3-4 hrs walk.Overnight at Guesthouse

Day 11:Dragnag to Cho La pass then Dzongla (4850m)9-10 hrs walk.Overnight at Guesthouse

Day 12:Dzongla to Gorak Shep (5160m)5-6 hrs walk.Overnight at Guesthouse

Day 13:Gorak Shep To Dinbouche (4480m)6-7hrs walk.Overnight at Guesthouse

Day 14:Dinbouche to Island Peak Base Camp (5090m)5-6 hrs walk.Overnight at Guesthouse

Day 15: Island Peak climb.overnight at Camping

Day 16:Island Peak Base Camp to Dingboche (4360m)4-6 hrs walk.overnight at Guesthouse

Day 17:Dingboche to Namche (3446m)6-7 hrs walk.overnight at Guesthouse

Day 18:Namche to Lukla (2827m)6-7 hrs walk.overnight at Guesthous

Day 19:Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu in the morning. Overnight at hotel.

Day 20: Leisure day in Kathmandu Overnight at hotel.

Day 21:Transfer to international airport for your departure


Cost Include

  • peak climbing  Royalty and permit of Nepal
  • Government to climb Mt. Ama Dablam
  • Trekking Permit (National Park entry fee) and TIMS card 
  • 4 nights hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing BB basis. 
  • Domestic flight from Kathmandu  Lukla(both side) and airport tax. 
  • Liaison holder  officer , One head Sardar/Guide. 
  • Cook and necessary kitchen staffand and required  of Porters  .  
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) along with available
  • High Altitude Climbing Sherpa 1:2 (01 Sherpa per two clients). 
  • Hard ware gears. Camping and kitchen gears for both trek and climbing 
  • Appropriate food for high altitude and all climbing crew at base camp and above as                  
  • required.
  • Emergency Oxygen mask and regulator upon requirement of guest with reliable charg
  • Per person 40kg baggage allowance during trekking up carrying by porter or Yak 
  • All necessary climbing ber for medical propose. 
  • Comprehensive medical kit.
  • Satellite phone for emergency purpose 
  • Sleeping bag & down jacket on request.
  • All wages, equipment, medical and accidental Insurances for all staffs in the expedition.
  • Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic culture show in Kathmandu          
  • before departure.
 

Cost Exclude

  •  
  • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu .
  • Any packed food/snacks, drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes,
  • chocolates, nutria-bars or any other food consumed beyond the prescribed breakfast, lunch and  dinner, etc.
  • Items of personal nature, Laundry Expenses, Tips.
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkies,talkies or satellite phone and Internet expenses.
  • Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Camera/Video Fees or Trekking Gears.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities,
  • landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations, etc
  • Transportation is not on disposal basis. It is strictly as per the itinerary. Any extra distance traveled will be charged extra.
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines, Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses.
  • Medical Insurance and emergency rescue  if required.
  • Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue.
  • Walkie-talkies & Filming permit (if special camera).
  • Personal climbing gears.
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods.
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
  • Airfare of international flights.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance is easy at the arrival) .
  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary
 

Detail Itinerary

Day 01 Our guide will welcome you at Kathmandu airport (1345meters)and transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu . Overnight at hotel.Welcome to Nepal. Representative of Snow View receives you at the Tribhuwan International airport in Kathmandu and transfer you to the hotel. After a short rest, we brief you about the upcoming itinerary. O/N at hotel.

Day 02 Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley and prepartion about trek . Overnight at hotel. It is a day of guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. After the breakfast, you will be guided at the UNESCO listed World heritage sites- Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath Stups, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath temple. After the sightseeing, you do some preparation for the trekking. O/N at hotel.

Day 03Fly to Tenzing and Hillary Airport in Lukla (2804 meters) from Kathmanduand trek to Phakding (2610 meters) 3-4 hrs walk . Overnight at Guesthouse. From the domestic airport of Kathmandu, you take a 45 minute spectacular flight that takes you to the airstrip at Lukla. It is a gateway for most of the trekking in the Everest region. Then you meet the crew and head through the beautiful trail. Trek above the Dudh Koshi River evokes us to head further, which flows down the trekking trail. The potato and buckwheat fields are dominated throughout the trail today. We take a rest at Phakding. Overnight at lodge.

Day 04Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3441 meters) 5-6 hrs walk . Overnight at Guesthouse. From Phakding, we head through the uphill trail, passing few suspension bridges. Passing Manju, you enter into the Sagarmatha National Park. We need to show our permit here. Then the trek goes through the straightforward ascending to the Sherpa highland- Namche Bazaar. It is in the horseshoe shape, which is a bustling market centre. It is a wonderful place to stay and also for the exploration day. Overnight at lodge.

Day 05Rest day in Namche Bazzar (4340meters) 5-6 hrs walk. Overnight at Guesthouse . Today is a rest day and acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar. We need to acclimatize to be adapted at the high altitude that prevents acute mountain sickness. After the breakfast, visit around the Namche Bazaar, Khunde and Khumjung. The fabulous views of Mt. Everest (8848m), Tawoche (6542m), Thamserku (6808m), Kantega, Ama Dablam (6856m), Nuptse (7896m) and Lhotse (8511m) are the amazingly seen during the trip. Then back to Namche. Overnight at lodge.

Day 06 Namche Bazzar to Dole (4200meters) 5-6 hrs walk. Overnight at Guesthouse . From Namche, we begin to trek through the eastern edge that goes through the forest of rhododendron. We reach to Phortse Thanga after passing different cattle grazing meadows. Then we trek further to Dole and take a rest. Overnight at lodge.

Day 07 Dole to Machharmo (4470meters), 4-5 hrs walk.Overnight at Guesthouse We begin the trek with a steady climb after the breakfast at Dole. First, we reach to Luza and walk continually through the alpine steep trail. We can see the rescue hospital on the way. With a continual ascend, we reach to Machhermo and take a rest. Overnight at lodge.

Day 08Machharmo to Gokyo (4800meters) 3-4 hrs walk.Overnight at Guesthouse With a greeting to the impressive peaks of the Everest region, we begin to trek towards the ridge. Walking ahead, we pass the landslide area, where several people died in an avalanche in 1995. Passing the River bed, we walk through the moraine of Ngozumba glacier. On the way, we pass the first and second Gokyo Lakes and finally reach to the third Lake on the Gokyo valley. Overnight at lodge.

Day 09 Rest day at Gokyo and sigheen in Gokyo valley .Overnigt at Guesthouse . It’s a day for acclimatization with a beautiful hike towards the Gokyo Ri. We bring packed lunch and spend a wonderful day, enjoying the giant peaks of the Everest region. We can have wonderful views of the Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Lhotse and the neighboring peaks. Then we trek down to the Gokyo valley and enjoy walking around. Overnight at lodge.

Day 10Gokyo lake to Dragnag (4690m)3-4 hrs walk.Overnight at Guesthouse Saying good bye to the Gokyo valley, after the breakfast, we proceed to our way to Drangnag. The excellent views of Makalu, Thamserku, Lhotse and Nuptse take our breath away. It's not so long walk today, but we need to acclimatize and prepare for the big climb on the following day. Overnight at lodge.

Day 11Dragnag to Cho La pass then Dzongla (4850m)9-10 hrs walk.Overnight at Guesthouse Today is a huge day. We begin to climb up to the Chola Pass early in the morning. Through the steep and glacial route, we reach to the Cho La Top (5300 meters). The Everest views are just outstanding. Trekking down is still challenging. With a technical descent, we reach to Dzongla. Overnight at lodge

Day 12Dzongla to Gorak Shep (5160m)5-6 hrs walk.Overnight at Guesthouse It’s an easy walking day, which is also a short distance. Observing the panoramic scenery of Tawoche and Thamserku, The alpine zone of the Everest region, during the trek, we can enjoy the panoramas of Nuptse and Lobuche peak. Crossing the glacier, we reach to Gorakshep. After the lunch, we hike to the Everest base camp through the rocky moraine. Then we climb down to Gorakshep and take a rest. Overnight at lodge.

Day 13Gorak Shep To Dinbouche (4480m)6-7hrs walk.Overnight at Guesthouse Early in the morning, we climb to the Kala Patthar and enjoy the golden sunrise views over the 8000 meter peaks. Kalapatthar is also a good viewpoint of the snowy peaks in the Everest region and its surroundings soak in. Then, we trek down to Gorakshep, have breakfast and trek down further towards Dingbuche. Enjoy the success of Everest base camp and Kalapatthar. O/N at lodge

Day 14Dinbouche to Island Peak Base Camp (5090m)5-6 hrs walk.Overnight at Guesthouse After breakfast, we move towards the main ridge of the valley. The first destination is Chhukung. It is the last village located on the way to Island peak base camp. Walking through the moraine of the Lhotse Glacier, we take a pleasant walk to the Imja Khola. We reach to a wide and open area, which is known as Island Peak base camp. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 15 Island Peak climb.overnight at Camping From the Island peak base camp, we begin to climb in the early morning. It is the time to use climbing skill to go higher some hundred meters through the steep ridge. The high camp is located at 5600 meters. Island peak summit is of summit at 6189 metres. We can have a close gaze of Mt. Everest, Thamserku, Lhotse, Nuptse and the surrounding peaks. After taking photographs and wonderful time there, we climb down to the base camp and enjoy the successful climbing. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 16Island Peak Base Camp to Dingboche (4360m)4-6 hrs walk.overnight at Guesthouse It's time to return back with the beautiful memory. Through the same trail, we back to Dingbuche, a small Sherpa settlement. Enjoy the hot meal at dinner. Overnight at lodge

Day 17Dingboche to Namche (3446m)6-7 hrs walk.overnight at Guesthouse From Dingbuche, we trek down to Tengbuche. It’s a place where famous Tengbuche monastery lies. Trekking further through the bank of the glacial River, we reach to Namche Bazaar, a bustling sherpa town. Overnight at lodge

Day 18Namche to Lukla (2827m)6-7 hrs walk.overnight at Guesthous Today, we begin to trek down from Namche all the way downhill to Phakding via Manju. Crossing the suspension bridges, we walk through the gentle trail. This is also a last trekking day in the Everest region. After we arrive in Lukla, we have some wonderful moments in the evening. We enjoy the beautiful evening on the mountain. O/N at lodge.

Day 19Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu in the morning. Overnight at hotel. The last moment in the mountain, we fly back to Kathmandu with the fascinating views of the Himalayan peaks. From the airport, we transfer you to the hotel. You have free time for shopping and refreshing the whole day. Or we can enjoy the dinner in the evening. O/N at hotel.

Day 20 Leisure day in Kathmandu Overnight at hotel. This is totally your own day. If you like to explore some more cultural sites, we organize day tour. Or, you enjoy roaming around the tourist market and have your private day. O/N at hotel.

Day 21Transfer to international airport for your departure Concluding the Everest base camp trekking, our company representative drops you at the airport for the final departure. See you again.

Useful Info

  •      Trekking Equipment 
  •     Waterproof trekking Boots( leather or goretex)
  •     Bigger day pack (60+ litres) depant for the treks rought 
  •     Good quality wind and waterproof  trousers, jacket and gloves
  •      Headlight , sunglasses (adequate protectio)warm layers,
  •     Socks and gloves( Bring extra) ,warm cap and hat 
  •     Snacks  as glucose ,based sweets/nuts/chocolates etc
  •     Walking poles ,Reading material(some books)
  •     Light scarf ,Alarm clock , Ear plugs, Sewing kit
  •     Camera film, spare batteries and memory card ,  Batteries recharger
  •     Personal first aid supplies and medicine
  •     Small towel and toiletries also  sandals .
  •     Water carrying bag or bottles  (capacity of at least 2 litres.)
  •     Camp/Lodge footwear (eg runners, sandals)
  •     Thermal Underwear (long sleeve tops and pants)
  •     Walking trousers and/or long shorts (jeans are not suitable)
  •     T-shirts ( quick dry)  Polar fleece pullover(s) or jacket
 

Trip Note

The itinerary can be changed or customized according to your duration of holidays & as per your requirements. The trip price will be according to Deluxe, Standard, Budget and group size so please kindly provide us your details for tailor made program. If this above itinerary is not suffice or have any questions, you can ask one of our expert team  for help.

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