Shisa Pangma Expedition
In Nepal, there are more the 5000 peaks. Among them, Island peak or Imja Tse (6173 m) is considered as most challenging and technically climbing the peak. We need to pass through the trial of Chhukung Glacier (most difficult trial of Nepal). Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Amadablam creates a landscape which makes more difficulty in climbing this peak. This peak looks like as if it is an island from Dingboche so name island peak is given. In Comparison Island peak is more famous than another peak because of Lhotse Shar very famous trekking trail of Everest region.
We will start Island peak climbing from Lukla. After crossing Everest base camp we will reach our destination island peak. We need to walk through the trial of Gokyo Valley another important trial. We don’t need to walk a long distance but mixed rock, ice wall and narrow summit ridge create us difficulty in walking. We will be prepared and accumulate our self in every step of walking. So there will not be a problem of high altitude. During our climb to island peak, we will have the opportunity of climbing an unnamed peak situated in the Khumbu region. After fulfilling our dream project we will fly back to Kathmandu from Kathmandu to end our climb.
Since Island peak is the most challenging and technically climbing peak. We should have the good physical and mental structure of our body to climb. There should be Experience of climbing and training of using ice axe crampons and rope. March, April, May, October, November and December have best days and good climatic condition to climb Island peak. Without any difficulty, you can contact High 5 Adventures Pvt. Ltd. Ltd to do trekking in any days of the year. We are here to arrange your trekking to the schedule of your holiday.
Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu.
After landing flight at TIA, representative of Expert Sherpas Treks Pvt. Ltd will warmly receive you. We will move towards the hotel. We will enjoy delicious dinner at night. After dinner we will give brief description of the peak climbing program to Island Peak.
Day 02: Kathmandu exploration and preparation for trek.
Today, we spend our day by sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley with guide. We will visit Pashupatinath, which is regarded as the holiest temple of Lord Shiva, Bauddhanath known as Little Tibet and to Swayambhunath known as Monkey Temple. From Swayambhunath, we drive to Kathmandu (Basantpur Durbar Square). Finally, we return hotel and prepare our trek for tomorrow.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2800m and trek to Phakding 2610m.
Early morning, we will go to Lukla from Kathmandu valley with a flight. We will enjoy the view of great ranges of mountain through the flight. The view of snow capped mountains from the top is very interesting. After landing at Lukla, we will move towards the Phakding. We will follow the main route. Our walk will be about 3 to 4 hours and we will stay night there.
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3440m.
We will continue our journey toward Namche Bazaar in early morning. Our phenomenon goes for about 5 to 6 hours. We will follow the route of Dudh Koshi River. It leads us to enter into the Sagarmatha national park. Continuing our trail, we will reach to Namche Bazaar through the main trail. The night will be interesting at Namche bazaar.
Day 05: Rest at Namche Bazaar
Today we will take rest at Namche Bazaar. We will visit all the beautiful places over Namche bazaar. We can hav knowledge of tradition and culture of local people living in Namche Bazaar. After that we will return back to hotel for rest and make ready for the next day.
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche 3800m.
We will walk toward Tengboche early in the morning after breakfast situated at the altitude of 3800m above sea level. We can have the view of beautiful view of the mountain ranges. After walking few hours we will reach Tengboche. We will walk around Tengboche for some time and return back to hotel to stay our night.
Day 07: Tengboche to Pheriche 4200m.
After having breakfast we march forward for Pheriche from Tengboche at the altitude of 4200m. The beauty of nature along with mountain ranges will make us so happy and it will be so memorable. Due to the beauty of nature we will reach to Pheriche unknowing where we will take rest and stay night.
Day 08: Pheriche to Lobuche 4900 m.
Early morning we will continue our journey toward Lobuche. Spectacular view of mountain ranges will entertain us while walking in zigzag way. We will reach to Lobuche after walking few hours. We will have dinner, talk for some time and have a good night.
Day 09: Trek to Kalapattar 5545m and back to Lobuche.
Today we will hike up to Kalapattar situated and return back to Lobuche. We can see amazing black stone in Kalapattar and panorama views of mountain ranges. For our memory we will take some picture. Again we will return back to Lobuche for rest and sleep.
Day 10: Lobucche to Dingboche 4300m.
After having delicious breakfast we will March forward to Dingboche. While walking we will be blowen by fresh and cool air due to which we will be warmed up. Slowly by taking rest we will reach Dingboche. We will visit the area for some time, return back have dinner, talk some time and sleep.
Day 11: Dingboche to chukung 4730m as approach island peak trek.
From Dingboche after having breakfast we will resume our journey toward chukung. We will walk up to hill. In our way we can view panoramic views of mountain ranges. Like this we will reach to chukung where we will stay overnight.
Day 12: Chukung to Island peak Base Camp 5000m.
Today we will march forward for Island peak Base Camp. The beauty of nature along with mountain ranges will make us so impressed and unknowing we will reach to Island Peak Base Camp. There we will take rest, entertain for some time and stay night.
Day 13: Base camp to High camp 5300m.
Early in the morning we will have delicious breakfast then move toward High camp. Fresh and cool air will bloom us due to which we will be cooled up. We will walk by taking rest and finally we will reach High camp. We will have some view, make preparation for tomorrow, have dinner and sleep.
Day 14: High Camp to summit 6160m and back to base camp.
Today is the day of fulfilling our dream by walking to summit of island peak and again we will return back to base camp. From the top of island peak we can see the panorama view of mountain ranges all around us. We will be pleased and after taking some picture and resting we will return back to base camp then we will take rest and sleep.
Day 15: Base Camp to Tengboche 3800m.
After having breakfast in Base camp we will walk downward to Tengboche. We can have opportunity of viewing the ranges of mountains along with the beauty of nature. After walking few hours we will reach Tengboche. We will Rome around the village and return back to hotel to stay night over there.
Day 16: Tengboche to Namche Bazar
From Tengboche we march downward to Namche Bazaar. We will walk viewing the beauty of nature along with mountain ranges. Due to the beauty of nature we will reach to Namche Bazaar unknowing. There we will entertain for some time, have dinner and stay night at hotel.
Day 17: Namche Bazar to Lukla
From Namche Bazar, we will continue our journey toward Lukla. We will follow the route of Dudh Koshi River which will lead us to enter into the Sagarmatha national park. Continuing our trail, we will reach to Lukla through the main trail. The night will be interesting at Lukla.
Day 18: Lukla to Kathmandu
From Lukla we will catch the early morning flight to Kathmandu because the climate may be worse climate during day time. We will be at Kathmandu within 30 minutes. After landing at Kathmandu, we will move towards the hotel room. We will enjoy the leisure time at Kathmandu. We will have party at the night.
Day 19: Farewell
After having a night rest at Kathmandu, we will pack our luggage to march ourselves towards the international airport of Nepal. We have to reach at airport 3 hours before the flight. We will attend a small farewell program organized by High Five Adventures After then we will catch the flight to return back to the home country. We hope, while returning back to home country you will think for a re visit to Nepal. We hope for your better journey.
- Airport Pick up drop (Airport /Hotel/Airport) by private car/van/Bus. Hotel in Kathmandu: Two night's tourist standard Hotel in Katmandu with breakfast basis. Welcome dinner and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
- Meals During Trek: Your standard meals in mountain (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking. Tea or coffee four times a day in cup during the trek
- Kathmandu valley sightseeing (Kathmandu Darbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa, Bouddhanath Stupa and Pashipati Temple
- Accommodation In Trekking: All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
- Trekking permit: 'Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) Permit. And Everest National park permits Toilet paper during the trek
- All necessary paper works.
- Domestic airport pick up and drop by car or Van.
- Guide: An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, Porters: Experience Trekking Porters (1 porter for 2 clients). And all Their well-paid Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
- Adventure Certificate: Our Company provides Adventure Certificate.
- Arrangement of emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company. Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
- All government taxes.
- Service charge
- Drop to airport by car/van/Bus
Cost does not include on:
- Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Katmandu). Your Travel and rescue insurance.
- International airfare and airport departure tax.
- All the Food in Kathmandu. Also in the case of early return from mountain (due to any reason) Than the scheduled Itinerary.
- All the expenses in mountain over than scheduled itinerary (due to strike, delay or canceled flight) Extra night Hotel in Kathmandu if arrive early or late departure than schedule Itinerary.
- All the Bar bills and personal expenses (phone call, laundry service, battery recharge, bottle of water, hot water, shower.
- Tips for the guide and porter.
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