18 nights / 19 days
Mode of trekking: Camping
Within the Himalayan range of Nepal certain peaks are recognized as the trekking peaks. Among them Island Peak - Imjatse trekking peak, suituated in Everest region is one of the favourites among the adventure seekers. Surrounded by high altitude lakes allocated as high as 5022m the peak befitting its name stands at 6189m.
From Lukla till Dingboche the trail to Island Peak follows the same trail leading to the Everest Base Camp. At Dingboche a path forks East towards Chukhung. Island peak is positioned Northeast of Chukhung.
Located nearby and West of Dingboche the Nangkartshang Gomba provides a grand view of Mt.Makalu. Extraordinary views of the peaks - Ama Dablam, Lhotse and Nuptse - the ice walls of Amphu Lapcha pass (5780m) and the streams flowing from Lhotse & Nuptse glaciers, the spectacular Imja Khola valley are the rewards of trekking to Chukhung and ascending the Island peak.
Of Everest Region:
Solokhumbu region well known as Everest region is the homeland of the Sherpas, the famous climbers and mountaineers. The area possesses mountainous landscape of unique beauty, a wonder of nature. Within its vicinity lie some of the highest peaks of the world such as Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8501m), Nuptse (7879m), Makalu (8475m) and the beautiful Amadablam (6956m) to name a few. It indeed is a nature lover's dream to captivate these peaks and the surrounding panorama up close.
|01||Fly to Lukla||2860|
|and commence trek to Phakding||2652|
|02||Trek to Namche Bazar||3446|
|03||Rest day at Namche Bazar to acclimatize|
|09||Over the Kongma La (pass) & camp||5535|
|11||To Chukhung Ri, return to Chukhung||5559|
|12||To Island Peak - Imja Tse Base camp|
|13||To Island Peak - Imja Tse High camp|
|14||Ascent Island Peak - Imja Tse, return to Base camp||6189|
|19||Fly back to Kathmandu||1330|