Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350 m, 4428Ft)
Today, upon your arrival Tribhuvan International Airport, our representatives from Nepal Himalayas Trekking will welcome you and transfer the hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
With the help of our experienced tour guide, you will spend this whole day for Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing. The main places will be: Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Bauddhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square among others.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Lukla (2800 m, 9184 ft, 35 Minutes) Flight and trek to Phakding (2652 m, 8700 ft) (4 hours)
Today, we catch our scheduled flight from Kathmandu to Lukla in the morning. We will enjoy the scenic flight to Lukla which takes approx. 35 minutes. On reaching Lukla, we meet with our rest of the climbing crew and begin trekking to Phakding where we spend overnight.
Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 m, 11283 ft, 5 to 6 hours)
From Phakding, we start trekking to Namche today. We cross the majestic Dudh Koshi River many times on exciting suspension bridges laden with prayer flags. Then, we enter Sagarmatha National Park and eventually reach Namche. We stay overnight guesthouse.
Day 05: Acclimatization Day in Namche
We will spend a day in Namche in order to adjust to the high altitude. Here, we can go on a short trek to a museum celebrating the traditional customs of the Sherpa People. Besides, we can also have rewarding views of Himalayas with a stunning sunrise and sunset over the Khumbu peaks. We stay overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 06: Trek from Namche to Tyangboche Monastery (3870 m, 12694 ft, 5 to 6 hours)
Our walk continues along the rushing glacial waters of Dudh Koshi today. On the way, we can witness magnificent views of mountains. It takes approx. five hours to reach Tyangboche where we stay overnight in a guesthouse.
Day 07: Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4400m, 14300 ft, 5 to 6 hours)
Our route drops to Deboche today and then crosses the suspension bridge on Imja Khola. After that, we climb to Pangboche. It takes approx. six hours to reach Dingboche, where we stay overnight at guesthouse.
Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Chhukung (4730 m, 15518 ft, 4 hours)
We have to trek for approx. four hours to reach Chhukung. Remember that it is very important to adjust to the high altitude in order to climb Island Peak. We stay overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 09: Trek from Chhukkung to Island Base Camp (5200 m, 17060 ft, 4 hours)
Today too, we will have a short trek of about four hours to reach Island Peak Base Camp. On reaching the Island Peak Base Camp, we set up our camp and spend overnight in tented camp.
Day 10: Acclimatization Day at Island Peak Base Camp
Today, we will spend a whole day at Island Peak Base Camp to get used with the higher altitude. We can make a short trek around the base camp to prepare for the summit. We stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 11: Summit to Island Peak (6186 m, 20,290 ft ) and return to Chhukung (8 to 10 hours)
If the weather is permitting, we will begin the main adventure today. We start early in the morning for the scaling the summit of Island Peak. We ascend through a gully and traverse to the right after Camp 1. After making our way up a wide stone field, we cross the ridge to the glacier and crevasses. After making the successful ascent, we descend down the same way back Chhukung today. We stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 12: Trek from Chhukung to Tyangboche (5 to 6 hours)
We follow the same route back down to Tengboche. And passing through Dingboche, Pangboche and Deboche, we reach Tengboche where we stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 13: Trek from Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar (5 hours )
By leaving the mountains behind, we descend from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar. It takes approx. five hours to reach Namche. We stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 14: Trek from Namche to Lukla (5 to 6 hours )
Today, we trek from Namche to Lukla where we have started the trek. We stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 15: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
We catch our scheduled flight to Kathmandu today. On reaching Kathmandu, you can take your time to explore the Kathmandu or you can also go for the last minute shopping. You stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 16: Final Departure
Today, after having breakfast, we will accompany you to the airport for the returning flight. We bid you farewell at the airport hoping to see you again!