Everest Trek and Island Peak climb (23 days)
Trip Difficulty: Grade 5
We trek from Lukla to Gokyo Valley having its great scenery of beautiful lake and spectacular panoramic views of the Himalayas including Mt. Everest. And then we return back experience with highlander Buddhist culture and the legends Yeti to Lukla and fly Kathmandu.
Your trekking preparation:
This trek is considered as a non-technical trek and suitable for average people. If you are moderately fit and have a sense of adventure will enjoy this trek. The program is designed to acclimatize you gradually and not expected high altitude sickness. However you are requested to check your altitude fitness and the itinerary.
We suggest you to strengthen your knee muscles and prepare for several days of steep descents. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, biking or aerobics is recommended, but mostly hiking on steep hills or running up and down steps are preferable.
Please note that the following program is prepared in the fact basis however can be change in some circumstances but adjustments will have to made during the trekking. We request you to be flexible with the situation to enjoy yourself.
As the trek is designed for camping arrangement, everything is handled by our team of porters, sherpas and cooks who carry the equipment, assemble and dissemble the camp and have hot meals waiting for you at every food break.
Day to day itinerary:
Day 01 Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding-2850m (3 hr)
Day 02 Trek to Namche bazar-3440m (3 hr)
Day 03 Acclimatization day in Namche
Day 04 Trek to Dole-4085m (5-6 hr)
Day 05 Trek to machhermo-4410m (6 hr)
Day 06 Trek to Gokyo-4750m (5 hr)
Day 07 Excursion to Gokyo Ri-5483m and return trek to Thangnak (7-8 hr)
Day 08 Trek to Chhukima Base Camp-4600m (7-8 hr)
Day 09 Trek to Jongla-4843m (6-7 hr) crossing over to Cho-La Pass-5200m
Day 10 Trek to Lobuche-4920m (6 hr)
Day 11 Excursion to Everest Kalapatthar-5500m, return to Lobuche (7-8 hr)
Day 12 Trek to Dingboche-4360m (6 hr)
Day 13 Trek to Chukung-4730m (6 hr)
Day 14 Trek to Island Peak Base Camp-5087m (5-6 hr)
Day 15 Trek to high Camp-5500m
Day 16 Climb Island Peak Summit-6198m and return to Base Camp (6-7 hr)
Day 17 Trek to Dingboche-4360m (5-6 hr)
Day 18 Trek to Tyangboche Monastery-2840m (5-6 hrs.)
Day 19 Trek to Khumjung (5-6 hrs)
Day 20 Trek to Namche Bazar
Day 21 Trek to Phakding
Day 22 Trek ends at Lukla
Day 23 Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
For Cost details of above package, Please contact us
The above Package includes the following services:
- Kathmandu airport transfers.
- Twin sharing accommodations in 2 star standard hotel on BB basis in Kathmandu.
- Sightseeing in Kathmandu with English speaking guide
- Domestic airfare (Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu) and airport tax
- Camping and meals- 3 times a day during the trek
- Guide, Sherpa, Porter fees and insurance.
- Sagarmatha conservation area entrance fee
- Peak permit
- Climbing Sirdar and his equipment allowance.
The above Package does not include:
- Meals in Kathmandu.
- Nepal visa fee
Kathmandu International Airport tax
- Insurance of any kind
- Expenses of personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls, Soft drinks, alcoholic beverages, mineral water, tips etc...