Everest High Passes and Island Peak – 25 Days

In the wake of investigating sanctuaries, places of worship, bazaars and eateries of Kathmandu, we take an energizing mountain flight to Lukla and trek up the Dudh Kosi Valley, encompassed by the taking off pinnacles of Thamserku and Kusum Kanguru.

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  • Country
    Nepal  
  • Duration
    25 Days  
  • Level
     
  • Altitude
    6,187 m/20,299 ft  
  • Starts
     
  • Ends
     
  • Activity
    Sightseeing, High Altitude Trekking and Climbing  

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About Everest High Passes and Island Peak – 25 Days

Excursion Data 

In the wake of investigating sanctuaries, places of worship, bazaars and eateries of Kathmandu, we take an energizing mountain flight to Lukla and trek up the Dudh Kosi Valley, encompassed by the taking off pinnacles of Thamserku and Kusum Kanguru. It's a precarious rising to Namche Bazaar, capital of the Khumbu Sherpas, where we are again welcomed by terrific mountain vistas. A rest day here guides acclimatization and there are extraordinary discretionary strolls to appreciate the territory. We at that point trek into Gokyo Valley and rise progressively, strolling close to the moraines of Ngozumpa Ice sheet and turquoise lakes to achieve Gokyo. From here we can climb Gokyo Ri to perspective of the majority of the locale's 8,000 m crests including Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyu – an amazing scene. Our trek at that point heads by means of Cho La Pass (5,300 m) to Lobuche, where we take after Khumbu Icy mass to Gorak Shep. From here we rise Kala Patthar (5,555 m) where we encounter another amazing display of Everest and her encompassing pinnacles. We additionally visit the verifiable site of Everest Base Camp. Presently very much acclimatized, we cross Kongma La (5,535 m) to Chukhung, to influence our endeavor on Island To crest. In spite of the fact that actually harder than Mera Pinnacle, this undertaking is additionally well inside the span of anybody looking for their first Himalayan summit. Subsequent to summiting Island Pinnacle, we return at our relaxed pace back to Namche and Lukla for our arrival flight to Kathmandu.

Short Itinerary

  • Day 01 Land in Kathmandu (1,400 m). Overnight at a Hotel.

  • Day 02 Guided Touring in the Kathmandu Valley. Overnight at a Hotel.

  • Day 03 Travel to Lukla (2,804 m) and Trek to Phakding (2,610 m) – 3 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

  • Day 04 Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441 m) – 5.5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

  • Day 05 Namche Bazaar Acclimatization Day. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

  • Day 06 Trek to Phorste Thanga (3,680 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

  • Day 07 Trek to Machherma (4,470 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

  • Day 08 Trek to Gokyo (4,790 m) – 5.5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

  • Day 09 Trek to Gokyo Ri (5,483 m) and Back to Gokyo – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

  • Day 10 Trek to Thangna (4,500 m) – 4 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

  • Day 11 Cross Cho La Pass (5,300 m) and Trek to Dzongla (4,710 m) – 7 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

  • Day 12 Trek to Lobuche (4,910 m ) – 4 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

  • Day 13 Trek to Gorak Shep (5,180 m), Climb Up to Kala Patthar (5,555 m) and Come back to Gorak Shep – 7 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

  • Day 14 Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,365 m) and Come back to Lobuche (4,910 m) – 8 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

  • Day 15 Cross Kongma La Pass (5,535 m) and Trek to Chukhung (4,710 m ) – 8 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

  • Day 16 Trek to Island Crest Base Camp (5,240 m) – 4 hours. Overnight at a Rose Camp.

  • Day 17 Acclimatization Day. Overnight at a Rose Camp.

  • Day 18 and 19 Climb Island Pinnacle (6,187 m) and Come back to Chukhung (4,710 m). Overnight at a Guesthouse.

  • Day 20 Trek to Tengboche (3,860 m) – 6 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

  • Day 21 Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441 m) by means of Khumjung (3,780 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

  • Day 22 Trek to Lukla (2,804 m) – 6 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

  • Day 23 Morning Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Overnight at a Hotel.

  • Day 24 Recreation Day and Goodbye Supper in Kathmandu. Overnight at a Hotel.

  • Day 25 Exchange to the Universal Air terminal for Your Last Flight Takeoff.

Trip Details

  • Day 01 - Arrive in Kathmandu (1,400 m)

    Our air terminal delegate will get you at Tribhuvan Global Air terminal, Kathmandu and s/he will show a Grandness Himalayan Club billboard outside the air terminal. You will be then exchanged to your particular inn in our private visitor vehicle.
    Note: On the off chance that you happen to touch base after 4 pm you would be advised about the excursion by our guide, this will be the pre-trip meeting for you, so please ensure that you ask every one of the inquiries. Be that as it may, on the off chance that you arrive sooner than 4 pm, your pre-trip meeting would be on that very day at our office. Amid the gathering, we will present your trek pioneer/manage. For the gathering, please ensure you bring the visa, three duplicates of international ID estimate photographs and a meaningful duplicate of your movement protection approach. Amid this gathering, please clear the due adjust, assuming any, and sign the legitimately restricting excursion shape and in addition the non-obligation disclaimer.
    Overnight at a lodging. No suppers included.

  • Day 02 - Guided Sightseeing in the Kathmandu Valley

    After a healthy breakfast, at 8.30 am your touring trek will begin. You will have a private vehicle and an expert visit direct available to you. Today we will visit a few legacies recorded beneath:
    Pashupatinath Sanctuary:
    Pashupatinath Sanctuary is a standout amongst the most critical Hindu sanctuaries of Master Shiva on the planet, situated on the banks of the Bagmati Stream. In spite of the fact that you are not permitted to go inside the sanctuary as it is entirely for Hindus no one but, you can plainly observe the sanctuary and the exercises from the eastern bank of the Bagmati Waterway. It is a square two-layered pagoda sanctuary based on a solitary level plinth which is celebrated everywhere throughout the world.
    Boudhanath Stupa:
    Boudhananath is one of the holiest Buddhist locales in Kathmandu. It was worked in the fifth century with four sets of eyes of Ruler Buddha in four cardinal ways keeping an unceasing watch over the general population and their doings. You will discover Buddhist pioneers from Tibet going round the stupa turning the supplication wheels.
    Bhaktapur Durbar Square:

    Visit the Bhaktapur Durbar Square, the Regal Private Quarter of Bhupatindra Malla, celebrated five-storied sanctuary of Nyatapola in Pagoda style Batsala sanctuary, Bhairavnath sanctuary, Duttatraya sanctuary, Pujari Muth and Royal residence of 55 windows.

    Whatever remains of our chance in Kathmandu is free for assist investigation and some very late shopping in Thamel zone for trekking basics.

    Overnight at a hotel.Breakfast included.

  • Day 03 - Fly to Lukla (2,804 m) and Trek to Phakding (2,610 m) - 3 hours

    An early morning begin takes us to the Tribhuvan Global Airplane terminal in Kathmandu for the 35-minute grand flight to Tenzing and Hillary Air terminal at Lukla (2,804 m). On landing in the airplane terminal, the guide will brief you and present our doormen before we start our trek towards Phakding (2,610 m).
    In the wake of landing we have room schedule-wise to investigate the town while our Sherpa team sort and load our trekking gear. At that point we start our trek by diving towards the Dudh Kosi Waterway where we join the principle trail to Namche Bazaar, found simply above Chaunrikharka (2,713 m). The strolling is simple. In the wake of going through the little town of Ghat (2,550 m), it is a short stroll to Phakding.
    Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and supper included.

  • Day 04 - Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441 m) - 5.5 hours

    We keep trekking along the banks of the Dudh Kosi, crossing the lofty waterway ordinarily on energizing suspension spans weighed down with petition banners. Subsequent to entering the Sagamartha National Stop, the trail climbs steeply with stunning perspectives. Namche Bazaar (thought about the Door to Everest) is home to numerous quality eateries, lodgings, lodges, shops, cash trade administrations, web bistros and bread kitchens. Namche is the greatest town along the Everest trail.
    Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and supper included.

  • Day 05 - Namche Bazaar Acclimatization Day

    We will spend a day in Namche Bazaar keeping in mind the end goal to adapt and change in accordance with the diminishing air. We will trek a short separation to a historical center that is praised for its displays of the customary traditions of the Sherpa individuals. We will likewise climb up the Syangboche Air terminal and the Everest View Lodging, one of the most elevated set inns on the planet. Starting here, we can see remunerating perspectives of the Himalayas including Mt Everest.
    Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and supper included.

  • Day 06 - Trek to Phorste Thanga (3,680 m) - 5 hours

    The trail climbs steeply out of valley through rhododendron woodland. Juniper and vast conifers begin to show up as the rise expands making the trekking extremely unblemished in spring. The trail goes through Yak Kharkas and summer settlements. The perspectives of Khumbi La and Taboche are glorious for the duration of the day.
    Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and supper included.

  • Day 07 - Trek to Machherma (4,470 m) - 5 hours

    We climb an edge for a great view both down the valley to Kengtega and up towards Cho Oyu and drop to a stream and again climbs soak to the terminal moraine of the Ngozumpa icy mass. We will achieve Machherma by early twelve.
    Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and supper included.

  • Day 08 - Trek to Gokyo (4,790 m) - 5.5 hours

    The trek today takes us at one of our principle goals, Gokyo (4,790 m). We will make this camp our base for 2 evenings as we will have a touring and climbing trip around Gokyo.
    Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and supper included.

  • Day 09 - Trek to Gokyo Ri (5,483 m) and Back to Gokyo - 5 hours

    At a young hour early in the day, we have a lofty move up to the highest point of Gokyo Ri at a rise of 5,483 m. There are plentiful prizes for the individuals who endeavor this trek – you get staggering perspectives of the super Gokyo valley, the monstrous Ngozumpa ice sheet and an unbelievable all encompassing perspective of the entire Khumbu Himalayas, including the mammoths Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu and Gychung Kang.
    Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and supper included.

  • Day 10 - Trek to Thangna (4,500 m) - 4 hours

    Trek to the foot of Cho La pass. Settlement in Thangna will be exceptionally fundamental and in a quarters based room due to its remoteness.
    Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and supper included.

  • Day 11 - Cross Cho La pass (5,300 m) and Trek to Dzongla (4,710 m) - 7 hours

    We begin strolling before dawn at 4:00 or 5:00 am to achieve the go by 9:00 am – 10:00 am and avoid terrible climate states of the early afternoon. We traverse at a height of 5,300 m where we could be presented to solid breezes in the event that we crossing past the point of no return. We begin to climb steeply the trail that is routinely utilized and simple to take after. In any case, the issue may emerge because of the height and snow. It regularly makes awful issues cross the pass in the event that it is secured by snow. As you achieve the best, you are remunerated by the radiant perspectives, at that point we dive to the Dzongla at twelve. Convenience in Dzongla will be exceptionally fundamental and in residence style room as a result of its remoteness.
    Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and supper included.

  • Day 12 - Trek to Lobuche (4,910 m ) - 4 hours

    A fairly less demanding and shorter trekking course will take us to Lobuche following 4 hours of trekking.
    Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and supper included.

  • Day 13 - Trek to Gorak Shep (5,180 m), Hike Up to Kala Patthar (5,555 m) and Return to Gorak Shep - 7 hours

    This will be a standout amongst the most troublesome yet compensating days of the trek. The greater part of this day is spent climbing Mt. Kala Patthar at 5,555 m. The rising is requesting yet the climber gets the most brilliant mountain display conceivable: Everest, the most astounding point on the planet at 8,848 m towers straightforwardly ahead and on all sides linger the goliaths, Nuptse, Pumori, Chagatse, Lhotse and endless others. In the event that conceivable, we can stay and watch the remarkable nightfall on Everest and its neighbors. We make a brisk plummet to Gorakshep, a modest village at 5,180 m.
    Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and supper included.

  • Day 14 - Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,365 m) and Return to Lobuche (4,910 m) - 8 hours

    This is a major and troublesome day stroll along the Khumbu Ice sheet and up to Everest Base Camp at 5,365 m, the nearest you can get to Mt. Everest without mountaineering gear. Amid spring, there will probably be undertaking groups going to endeavor the summit. The perspective of the Khumbu Icefall from Base Camp is terrific. We return back to Lobuche for the night.
    Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and supper included.

  • Day 15 - Cross Kongma La Pass (5,535 m) and Trek to Chukhung (4,710 m ) - 8 hours

    From Lobuche we rise past a progression of little frigid lakes with fine perspectives of Makalu toward the south-east. As we are close to the pass, we cross chilly moraines previously a last rough scramble which prompts a restricted edge embellished with petition banners. The highest point of the pass is normally extremely blustery. After a short rest, we head down towards the Chukhung Valley. It is a tiring walk today, however the fabulous landscape makes everything exceptionally advantageous.
    Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and supper included.

  • Day 16 - Trek to Island Peak Base Camp (5,240 m) - 4 hours

    From Chukhung we make a lackadaisical begin following the Imja Valley with awesome perspectives of Ama Dablam overwhelming the horizon and take after the moraines that spill out of Lhotse (8,501 m) towards the sand pads at Pareshaya Gyab. It is just a short separation from here to the Base Camp, which we will reach in the mid-evening. Convenience will be in a risen camp and you will have camp nourishment cooked by our expert outdoors group.
    Overnight at a rose camp. Breakfast, lunch and supper included.

  • Day 17 - Acclimatization Day

    We spend a day at the base camp to adapt and change in accordance with the diminishing of the air. Our climbing sherpa/guide will give you pre-ice climbing preparing to make you dexterous on utilizing climbing apparatuses, for example, ropes, ice pick, saddle, crampons and so on. We will likewise have a short trek around the base camp to set us up for the 6,000 m enterprise the following morning.
    Overnight at a rose camp. Breakfast, lunch and supper included.

  • Day 18 & 19 - Climb Island Peak (6,187 m) and Return to Chukhung (4,710 m)

    We have enabled two days to climb the Island Pinnacle, in spite of the fact that we will most likely not require more than one if climate conditions are fine. The technique for the climb will be chosen by our climbing Sherpa pioneer at the time, considering the gathering's acclimatization, climate, snow conditions and different components. The site of the camp is simply beneath the perpetual snowline. Toward the beginning of the day we leave ahead of schedule for the last move to the summit. This may take between four to six hours, contingent upon snow and climate conditions. We will settle a rope on the summit headwall for wellbeing on both rising and plunge. In spite of the fact that it isn't an actually troublesome climb, the snow inclines are crevassed, the headwall is sensibly steep.

  • Day 20 - Trek to Tengboche (3,860 m) - 6 hours

    Deserting the mountains us, our plummet takes us through different towns of Dingboche, Orsho, Shomare and Lower Pangboche to achieve the suspension connect over the Imja Khola Waterway to climb slowly through Debuche and afterward to Tengboche.
    Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and supper included.

  • Day 21 - Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441 m) via Khumjung (2,780 m) - 5 hours

    From Tengboche, we slip steeply through lovely woods of juniper, rhododendron and fir to Phunki Tenga. After a much needed reprieve and some tea, we cross the Dudh Kosi Stream and move to Trashinga. From here the trail forms high over the valley through to Shanasa, where we have the choice of going to Kunde and Khumjung towns before coming back to Namche Bazaar – our stop for the night.
    Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and supper included.

  • Day 22 - Trek to Lukla (2,804 m) - 6 hours

    This is our last day of trekking as we come back to Lukla where the trek started. We appreciate this opportunity to think about the trek as a gathering and the individual accomplishment of every one of the individuals who participated. The evening is free, so you can meander about, unwind and appreciate a hot shower! At night, have a couple of celebratory beverages and hit the dance floor with your trekmates.
    Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and supper included.

  • Day 23 - Morning Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

    Getting a charge out of the last look at the mountains we have as of late gone by, the 35 minutes grand flight takes us back to Kathmandu. On landing in Kathmandu, we are met and exchanged back to our beginning inn.
    On the off chance that you are keen on expanding the outing, there are numerous choices, for example, Chitwan wilderness safari, waterway boating enterprise, Kathmandu shopping visit, mountain biking and different exercises.
    Overnight at an inn. Breakfast included.

  • Day 24 - Leisure Day and Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu

    Subsequent to depleting climbing and trekking, this is a rest day for you. Get your body rubbed, lackadaisical walk around Thamel and purchase keepsakes, visit Garden of Dreams for some unwinding time. This is likewise an extra day to use for flight back to Kathmandu on the off chance that there wasn't a flight the prior day because of awful climate.
    What's more, at night we will have goodbye supper in a conventional Nepalese eatery with social exhibitions.
    Overnight at a lodging. Breakfast and goodbye supper included.

  • Day 25 - Transfer to the International Airport for Your Final Flight Departure

    The trek closes – our airplane terminal agent will drop you to Kathmandu's Tribhuwan Worldwide Air terminal for your flight takeoff from Nepal.
    Breakfast included.

Our Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop off service by a private tourist vehicle

  • Standard twin-sharing accommodation in a three-star hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast (4 nights only)

  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu valley by a private tourist vehicle

  • All standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

  • Basic guesthouse accommodation during the trek in mostly twin-share and occasionally dormitory-style rooms (17 nights only)

  • Tented camp accommodation and all meals during the 2/3-nights stay at the Island Peak Base Camp (We will provide fully water/wind-proof twin-share tents, dining tents, kitchen gear, dining table, chairs, toilet tents, etc.)

  • Local Glory Himalayan Club licensed English-speaking trekking guide

  • Climbing Sherpa to guide you in summiting the Island Peak

  • Group climbing equipment (Climbing rope, ice screw, snow bar and ice hammer)

  • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests)

  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff

  • Everest National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking

  • All permits and documents necessary for climbing the Island Peak

  • Down jacket and sleeping bag by Glory Himalayan Club (which need to be returned after the trek)

  • Airfare from Kathmandu – Lukla - Kathmandu including airport departure tax in Kathmandu and Lukla airports

  • Free Glory Himalayan Club duffel/kit bag and sun hat (yours to keep)

  • Sightseeing/Monument entrance fees in Kathmandu

  • Farewell dinner in a traditional Nepali restaurant with cultural performances

  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges

  • Official expenses

Our Does Not Cost Includes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu

  • Travel insurance which covers emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation (See the travel insurance page.)

  • International airfare and airport departure tax (See the international flights page.)

  • Nepal entry visa; you can obtain the visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying USD 25 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days and 90 days can be obtained by paying USD 40 and 100 respectively. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos.)

  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks

  • Personal trekking equipment (Click on the Equipment tab.)

  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected.)

  • Any others expenses that are not mentioned in the Price Includes section

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Total Duration 25 Days

In the wake of investigating sanctuaries, places of worship, bazaars and eateries of Kathmandu, we take an energizing mountain flight to Lukla and trek up the Dudh Kosi Valley, encompassed by the taking off pinnacles of Thamserku and Kusum Kanguru.

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