Island Peak is the brilliant escapade and trekking that has the prospective to take people into the heart of Gokyo, Khumbu and Everest Base Camp. Island Peak is standing with an altitude of 6,189 meter. Island Peak is supposed to be the chief ascending peak posited in the Everest Region with the remarkable and great glaciated Western side, growing from the Lhotse Glacier. The place where Island Peak is situated has illustrated as the conspicuous site (center of the Chhukung Valley), similar to sea or island. Thus, it has been named as Island Peak in 1952 A.D. Even though Island Peak was renamed as Imja Tse, it is popular as Island Peak among the trekkers.
Since Island Peak can be set for more than 20 days or modified into 14 days seeing the convenience of trekkers. Antique Nepal Trek has well planned the routes for Island Peak so that trekkers would get maximum benefit from this adventurous peak climbing. Thus, the starting destination to participate the amazing peak climbing begins as soon as trekkers arrive to Luka. As activities it does encompasses trekking and climbing with limited numbers of trekkers. From the feedback given by the trekkers, Island Peak Climbing carries out the vision of each amateur and grave trekker, who is in the quest of the delight.
Among many reasons the prime reason for the popularity of Island Peak Climbing is due to its motivating and eye-catching glaciers. Island Peak itself is the additional section of the South ridge of luring Lhotse Shar, alienated by tiny col. Similarly, appropriate seasons for setting out Island Peak are August to November and March to June. The trekking grade of Island Peak is strenuous. Through Island Peak Climbing one will learn the tactics of ascending mountains and it is true that peak climbing itself is an interesting thing. In additional, Island Peak Climbing provides the probability of roaming around the Sagarmatha National Park and is listed by UNESCO.
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu, airport pickup and transfer to hotel, trip briefing and welcome dinner in the evening (D)
Day 02: Drive to domestic airport for the flight to Lukla (2865mtrs) and trek to Phakding (3hrs, 2610mtrs) (B, L, D)
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazar (7hrs, 3440mtrs) (B, L, D)
Day 04: Excursion day around Namche Bazar, hike to Everest view point to see the panorama of mountains including Mt. Everest, visit monasteries, Khumjung school and Everest National Park museum (B, L, D)
Day 05: Trek to Phorse Thanga (6 hrs, 3680mtrs) (B, L, D)
Day 06: Trek to Machhermo (6 hrs, 4470mtrs) (B, L, D)
Day 07: Trek to Gogyo Lake (4hrs, 4800mtrs) (B, L, D)
Day 08: Early morning hike to Gokyo Ri (5360mtrs) to see the panorama of mountains and descend to Thanngnang (5hrs, 4700mtrs) (B, L, D)
Day 09: Cross Cho La Pass (5350 mtrs) to Zongla (8hrs, 4830mtrs) (B, L, D)
Day 10: Trek to Gorekshep (7hrs, 5140mtrs) (B, L, D)
Day 11: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365mtrs) and descend to Lobuche (7hrs, 4950mtrs) (B, L, D)
Day 12: Trek to Chukung (6hrs, 4730 mtrs) (B, L, D)
Day 13: Trek to Island Peak Base camp (5hrs, 4950mtrs) (B, L, D)
Day 14: Submit of Island Peak (6189mtrs) and descend to Island Peak Base Camp (B, L, D)
Day 15: Spare day in case of bad weather (B, L, D)
Day 16: Trek to Tengboche (6hrs, 3860mtrs) (B, L, D)
Day 17: Trek to Monjo (6hrs, 2835mtrs) (B, L, D)
Day 18: Trek to Lukla (5hrs, 2865mtrs) (B, L, D)
Day 19: Fly back to Kathmandu (B), free afternoon for shopping gifts and souvenirs
Day 20: Departure day, transport to international airport (B)
B-breakfast, L-lunch and D-dinner