Island peak climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek

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Thrilling scenic flight to Lukla, gateway to Base Camp
Sherpa Culture and tradition
Tibetan Buddhism and practices, monasteries and Chortens
Walking into the woodland of tall rhododendron, pines, firs, and junipers trees 
The highest base camp of the highest mountain, Mt. Everest 
Breathtaking sunrise and sunset view from Kala Patthar
 360o degree panoramic view from Island Peak summit 
Wonderful plants and wildlife 

Everest Base Camp Trek with Island Peak climbing is the combination of two very adventurous trekking Everest base camp and Island peak climbing. It is best for those energetic and physically fit trekkers who are looking for an experience that is more thrilling than a regular trekking journey. Everest Base camp trek and Island Peak climbing is an exotic experience in the Himalayas of Nepal. Island Peak lies in the center of the Everest region and is one of the main climbing peaks in the Everest region of Nepal and reaching Everest Base camp has become the goal of thousands of trekkers in the world. Island peak is also known as Imja Tse mountain tower and is the part of Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861m), Mt. Baruntse (6,770m), Amphu Lapcha (5,425m) and Ama Dablam (6,856m). Island Peak and Everest Base Camp trek leads you through the Khumbu valley and retraces the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay. 

Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp trek starts with a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. After a short to Lukla, we begin our trek to Phakding. from Phakding after the trek through a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sagarmatha National Park in the green valley of Dudh Koshi. Reaching the famous Namche Bazaar, we will spend two nights for acclimatization. And as an acclimatization hike, hike to the Everest View Hotel and enjoy the sight of the cerulean Himalayas right in front of you. Trekking continues through ethnic Sherpa villages like Tengboche, Pheriche, Lobuche which are full of Chortens, Mai Walls, museums,s and spectacular views of the Himalayas. Similarly, you can visit the Thyangboche monastery in Tengboche and enjoy the view of prominent mountain peaks like Ama Dablam, Mt. Everest, Kongdi Ri, Thamserku, Lhotse, Nuptse, and many others. 

And before Island Peak, the trail takes us to the Everest Base Camp, the base camp of the world’s tallest mountain peak where you can enjoy views of massive Khumbu Icefall and glacier with many surrounding peaks and next to the vantage point, Kala Patthar where you get the panoramic views of the entire Mount Everest at a close distance.  

And after the EBC Camp trek, we head toward Lobuche instead of Heading toward Pheriche. And from there, a journey towards Island Peak Climbing starts.  We make our way to Island Peak Base Camp by crossing Knogma La Pass and Chhukung. There will be also an extra day to practice climbing for some time and just in case of bad weather or health problem. After the ascent to the Base Camp, we finally climb to the summit of the Island Peak. It is surrounded by glaciers, which makes a peak like Island. The views of the surrounding Himalayas from the peak are amazing. And from the peak, you will have a 360-degree panorama view with mountains like Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Makalu.  After challenging part of the trek we head back to Island Base Camp and to Pangboche, leaving behind the Dingboche village. we again descend to Namche Bazaar and Lukla. another thrilling flight from Lukla to Kathmandu will conclude our trek to Everest Base Camp with Island Peak Climbing.


On your arrival at Kathmandu, one of our representatives will greet you and transfer you to your hotel. In the evening we will brief you about your EBC trek. Overnight at Kathmandu

Our Everest Base Camp Trek with Iceland peak climbing starts with the scenic flight. We will transfer you to the domestic airport after early morning breakfast in Kathmandu. From there you will fly to Lukla, Tenzing Hillary airport. About 35 minutes scenic flight from Kathmandu, we arrive at the Lukla Airport. Reaching Lukla, you will be overwhelmed by the alluring environment. From here, the journey to the Himalayan begins. We first register the entrance card at Lukla Tourism Checkpoint

From Lukla, we begin our EBC trekking with Iceland peak climbing and head toward Phakding. The trail formally commences after entering through Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Memorial gate. From here, the trail drops down to Thalsaroa and Cheplung. We can have the spectacular vista of surging Dudh Khoshi river on the way to Cheplung. From Cheplung, the trail crosses through the suspension bridge over Thado Khola offering the view of Mt. Khumbila before reaching Ghat. The trail continues to Phakding, which takes about 2 hours inclined walk. The trail offers a spectacular demonstration of the prayer wheels, mantras painted Mani stones & gompas. Overnight stay at Phakding.

The trail from Phakding to Namche is so enchanting though it is long and tiring. The trail from Phakding follows the bank of Dudh Koshi River leading to various Sherpa villages. The trail cross villages like; Rimijung, Zamfute, Benkar, and Chhamuwa. You will have the serene beauty in the Himalayan region while walking. After registering the entrance card at Chhamuwa, we climb through the magnificent forest. It a forest of rhododendron, fir and Mongolia trees. Then we have to submit our entrance card and National Park entry card as we arrive at the border of Sagarmatha National Park at Monjo Village

From Monjo trail continues along the riverbed to the confluence of the Bhote and Dudh Koshi Rivers. Then the trail climbs steadily, crossing the high Tenzing-Hilary suspension bridge. Finally, with a glimpse of Everest and the Nuptse-Lhotse, three hours’ ascent through pine forest leads to Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Namche Bazaar. 

Before moving up to a higher elevation, we have acclimatization day in Namche. Namche Bazaar is considered the Gateway to Everest. And it is the biggest town along the Everest trail

First, we will walk to the other settlements of the Khumjung Valley, then we will head toward the Everest View Hotel. It is one of the highest placed hotels in the world. From here you can have the panoramic view of Mt. Khumbila, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam. Further, we can hike to Syangboche airstrip, and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of Namche village from the runway. After exploring these places, you can hike back to Namche have rest. Overnight at Namche Lodge.

After a well-spent day at Namche, today's trail continues along the rushing glacial water of the Dudh Koshi. You have an amazing view of the mountains on the way. Continuing the trek trail rises to Sanasa. Here the routes tot Gokyo and Everest Base Camp fork. The trail to the right descends to cross the Dudh Koshi on a suspension bridge near Phunki Thenga. It is the lowest point north of Namche Bazaar

Entering the Imja Khola Valley, the trail rises steeply. And we pass through the rhododendron forest to the hilltop village of Tengboche. Overnight at Tengboche lodge. 

From Tengboche, we slide down through the forest of rhododendron, birch, juniper, and fir at Debuche. Then we trek up uphill, as we climb higher the landscape becomes drier. Before reaching Pheriche we pass through the Imja Khola and walk past a traditional Sherpa village Pangboche. We can see the beautiful mountain of Ama Dablam from Pangboche. Through unwrapped alpine hillsides crossing Imja Khola, we reach a beautiful village, Pheriche. It is located on a riverside. Overnight in Pheriche

We will start with an easy walk toward Dughla after breakfast. After Dughla we trek up to steep terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. Then we ascend to Chupki Lhara which passes through the boulder-strewn slopes. Here we find an array of stones with prayer flags used as memorial who perished on a mission to climb Everest. Continuing to the Khumbu glacier moraine we find ourselves facing many great peaks like Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori and Mahalangur Himal. After crossing, a short-gentle downhill walk we reach Lobuche. Overnight stay at Lobuche

Today is the day of landing on the Everest Base Camp. We will start with the slow walk from Lobuche. Walking alongside the right of the Khumbu Glacier we reach to Gorakshep first. Gorakshep is a small settlement that sits at its edge at 5,164m/16,942 ft. After passing through the path that winds between rocky and slippery boulders. We will have some rest and head toward Everest Base Camp

From Gorakshep, we the trail pass through some ups and downs with rocky dunes, moraine, and streams to Everest Base Camp. Finally, to the base camp of the world’s highest mountain peak. After making it to the foot of the almighty Mount Everest, you take a deep breath and get the heavenly sight of the Khumbu Icefall and glacier. you also get the stunning view of the Khumbutse and Lingtren mountains.

After the wonderful time in Everest Base Camp, we’ll hike back to Gorakshep. Overnight at Gorakshep. 

We will have an early morning hike from Gorakshep to Kala Patthar. If you reach on time you’ll be able to catch the sunrise and sparkling mount Everest in the morning sun. It is an outstanding viewpoint to get the Everest closer than ever. Similarly, reaching Kala Patthar we get to see the 360-degree up close and intimidating view of Mt. Everest. Then we will trek back to Gorakshep after enjoy the magnificent mountain panorama. After Gorakshep, we retrace the same route back to Lobuche. Overnight at Lobuche

We will have breakfast in Lobuche and head toward Chhukung. Our trek ascent to the Knogma La Pass, which will be the most difficult part of our trek. We will see cairn wrapped in the prayers flags to mark the pass in Knogma La. From Knogma La we descend gradually to Imja Khola valley. then following another descent to Chhukung. Chhukung is a small settlement before Island Base Camp. Overnight at Chhukung.

Note: You can follow another route via Dingboche to Chhukung if you don’t want to undertake the Knogma La Pass. 

From Chhukung, we climb south first then turn east to the main line of the valley. Now we walk on a winding path below the southern flank of the moraine from the Lhotse Glacier. After that, we continue walking on a pleasant trail a streamside. And following a crisscross route through the Imja and Lhotse glacier moraines, we reach to a wide flanking the southwestern side of Island Peak. Overnight at Island Base Camp. 

Today we will have pre climbing training after breakfast. Our guides will provide training on peak climbing methods. And will teach appropriate ways of using gears such as the ice axe, harness, ascender, Climbing boots, and crampons. Training will also include how to do up and down using ropes. Although it is not compulsory to have preceding training for Island Peak Climbing, we consider that some training experience will boost up your confidence and climbing skills. Once preparation is done, we keep climbing stuff in order and get ready for tomorrow climb to Island Peak. Overnight at tented camp. 

Today we begin our climb early in the morning, around 1 AM after breakfast. With the beginning of the trek, the trail moves up beyond the base camp. We walk for several hundred meters and strike off the steep hillside. Before becoming boulder strewn the path turns to grass. And we will see the narrow slope as we climb up the hill and the trail enters a steep rock channel. After climbing the rock gully, the route follows a ridgeline. This ridgeline exposes traverse leading to an exhilarating onto the snout of the summit glacier. The guide will fix a rope when required a steep snow slope leads us on to the summit glacier. For the safety during the climb, both fixed rope and man rope will be used. And after a successful climb, we use the fixed rope. After enjoying the summit views, we descend back to Island Base Camp. Overnight in tented camp

From Island Peak Base Camp, we descend to Pangboche. Walking to Pangboche will be much easier as we descend to lower altitudes. Passing through the wide valley of Khumbu Khola, we follow the same route. Likewise, we cross the same beautiful Sherpa villages, Orsho and Shomare. After that, we reach to the Pangboche, scenic village surrounded by Mt. Everest to its north, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kangtega to the east, the Kongde range to the south and the Imja Tse River flowing through the wide fertile valley

Note: To visit the Gompa in the Upper Pangboche, we can also take a different trail. This Gompa is believed to be the oldest in the Khumbu region. 

We retrace our steps down to the Imja Khola and up through the forest to Tengboche, from Pangboche. After lunch at Tengboche, we continue our trekking to Namche Bazaar. The trail passes through the hillside blanketed by rhododendron and juniper trees. Then we cross the bridge over the Dudh Koshi River. The trail follows the Dudh Koshi gorge that descends rapidly through the pine forest and we arrive Sanasa. After Sanasa, we pass through the forest looking out for wildlife- mountains goats, colourful pheasant, snow leopard, etc... Finally, passing through a Chortens, we reach Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Namche Bazaar

Today, as you trek back to Lukla it will be your last day of the hike. First, you will descend crossing several suspension bridges. Then trek further to Dudh Koshi River to Phakding. We have a gradual walk to Cheplung and ascend to Lukla. Prayer flags, Chortens, Mani walls and miniature Gompas lined throughout the village. Overnight at Luka

After breakfast at Lukla, we will say a final goodbye to our porters and the Everest region. You have another thrilling flight back to Kathmandu and we will take one last close look at the mountains. On reaching Kathmandu you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu hotel

Today is the departing day. A representative from Bold Himalayas drops you at the airport before 3 hours of your departing time. You can join for another thrilling adventure or trip with Bold Himalaya. We can right away arrange your awesome trip

Included & Excluded Items in the Trip Package


  • All ground transportation during the trip as per the itinerary

    Four-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on a twin-sharing basis on BB (Bed and Breakfast) plan.

    Best available trekking lodge during trek & tented camp in high camp before Island climbing

    Three meals in a day (Breakfasts, Lunch, and Dinners with tea or coffee) during the trek and climbing period.

    All camping equipment in Base camp.

    All climbing equipment 

    Sagarmatha National Park entry permit 

    Experienced Climbing Sherpa climbing guide during the trek & Climbing including their food accommodation salary insurance 

    Porter (2guest: 1 Porter) including their food accommodation salary insurance 

    TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System) Permit.

    Group medical supplies (First Aid medical kit will be available).

    One tent will be available in the Base camp for 2 people on a shared basis.

    High altitude food and all climbing crew will be available above base camp.

    Necessary fixed and dynamic ropes will be available during the climbing period.

    A necessary kitchen crew will be available in the base camp.

    Complete pre-departure information, flight ticket reconfirmation, and extend visa service(if necessary).

    Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu before departure. 

    All necessary paper works, office Service charges,s, and Government & local taxes.


  • Extra Breakfast, Lunch in the Kathmandu

    Dessert & Bar Bills

    Your international air ticket & travel insurance

    Tips for the trekking, climbing crew members 


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