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Duration : 13 Nights / 14 Days

Destination Covered : Solukhumbu

Tour Activities : Trekking

Tour Themes : Hill Stations & Valleys

USD 2200

Per Person


* Mentioned prices may vary depending upon date of travel, hotel availability, surge pricing and seasonal rush.

Solukhumbu Tour Overview

Highlights

Nepal’s most popular climbing Peak.
Glorious views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu from the summit.
The perfect experience for adventurers
6189 M Island peak climbing with a hike to Everest base camp


Island Peak Climbing is a popular trekking peak activity in the Everest region of Nepal. Island peak climbing scales 6189m and is non-technical to climb but requires basic snow climbing skills for the ascent. Island Peak Climbing is one of the busy trekking peaks right above the summer village of Chukhung, at the top of the Imja Khola Valley. This expedition is a superb entry into mountaineering. We will teach you basic skills before climbing the peak. The Everest region is one of the most popular climbing areas and, from the tallest mountain in the world, you can also Climb smaller climbing expeditions to the Moutain peaks. This trip takes place in the Khumbu region of Nepal. We will explore the heart of this area and visit the Everest region. During the whole trip, you will get to see glorious views of Mt, Everest Himalaya ranges, and the surrounding peaks. Although this ascent is not technically demanding, take into account that it is a requirement to have a very good level of fitness and skill to join this program. Of course, I will be there to help and guide you through. Since then, thousands of climbers have successfully climbed this fantastic trekking Peak. Island Peak with Everest is a popular trekking peak activity in the Everest region of Nepal. Island peak climbing scales 6189m and is non-technical to climb but requires basic snow climbing skills for the ascent. Island Peak Climbing is one of the busy trekking peaks right above the summer village of Chukhung, at the top of the Imja Khola Valley. This expedition is a superb entry into mountaineering. We will teach you basic skills before climbing the peak. Start and end in Kathmandu! With the hiking & trekking tour Island Peak with Everest Base Camp trek, you have a 15-day tour package taking you through Kathmandu, Nepal, and 12 other destinations in Nepal.

Solukhumbu Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Island Peak Climbing Tour
4 Hrs
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Tea House
Plane, Walking
2860 m

After breakfast, we take an early morning flight to Lukla. After flying above the breathtaking green and white mountains, we reach Tenzing-Hillary Airport at Lukla. This is one of the most beautiful air routes in the world culminating in a landing on a hillside surrounded by high mountains. Upon our arrival at Lukla, we meet the rest of our crew members. Next, we begin our trek through the prosperous village of Lukla to Phakding. To assist in acclimatization, we only have a short hike today. However, if interested in additional activities, we can take a side trip to a nearby monastery. Overnight in Phakding. MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 2
Island Peak Climbing Tour
5 Hrs
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Guest House
Walking
3440 m

After breakfast we walk through beautiful pine forests and then along Dudh Koshi River ending our nature-filled journey at Namche Bazaar. After walking for almost over an hour, we come across the glistening Mt. Thamserku (6,608m) on our right and also experience the serenity of pine, fir and juniper forests throughout our journey. If the weather is clear, we may even catch a glimpse of Mt. Everest peering over the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. We continue walking until we reach the entrance to Sagarmatha National Park, Namche Bazaar, the gateway to Mt. Everest and main trading centre of this region. This day we cross five suspension bridges, the last one also known as the Hillary Bridge being the highest. It is an uphill walk from Hillary Bridge to Namche Bazaar. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
Day 3
Island Peak Climbing Tour
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Guest House
3440 m

Today is set aside for acclimatization. Health experts recommend that instead of being idle we stay active and move around even during the rest day. We can either stroll around Namche’s quaint villages and get acquainted with the Sherpas and their rich culture, or we can hike up to the Everest View Hotel and enjoy an up-close view of the mighty Everest. While in the Namche village or upon returning from the hike to the Everest View Hotel, trekkers may also visit the local museum containing exhibits displaying the area’s native flora and fauna as well as the history of the Mount Everest region. For trekkers who want to hike for a little longer, a hike to Khumjung village (5-6 hours) may also be an option. In the village we can visit the Edmund Hillary School and Khumjung Monastery (a monastery famous for housing the head of the Yeti!). Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
Day 4
Island Peak Climbing Tour
6 Hrs
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Tea House
Walking
3860 m

After breakfast, we trek towards Tengboche. It is an easy walk from Namche to Phunki. Upon reaching Phunki, we ascend towards Tengboche, a village that houses the very famous Tengboche monastery which is the largest monastery of the Everest region. Located amidst the Sagarmatha National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site of “outstanding universal value”), it is draped with the panoramic 360-degree view of the Himalayas, including Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Thamserku and is also the biggest monastery in the Khumbu region. We visit the monastery the same day at around 3 p.m. to witness a religious ceremony. Overnight in Tengboche.
Day 5
Island Peak Climbing Tour
6 Hrs
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Tea House
Walking
4200 m

In the early morning, we will be visiting different monasteries nearby before moving down through forest of birch, juniper, fir and Rhododendron to the nunnery at Deboche. The trail involves stable climbs but because of the altitudes, we need to pace ourselves steadily throughout the day. After we pass Imja Khola, we will be reaching the village of Pangboche where we will be stopping by for our lunch viewing the beautiful peak of Ama Dablam. In the afternoon, at the first place, our route will be the climb through the open alpine hillsides and at the second.
Day 6
Island Peak Climbing Tour
5 Hrs
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Tea House
Walking
4950 m

Keep on trek along the moraine of the glacier; with the views of kala Patthar (5,545m) and Mt. Pumori (7,165m) we hike today high above the Pheriche village. Pretty normal day today takes about 4 hours walking. Important day also for accommodation, Rest of the day we may take simple hike around.
Day 7
Island Peak Climbing Tour
6 Hrs
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Tea House
Walking
5400 m

Today, the walk towards Everest is along the Khumbu Glacier. You will reach the small village of Gorakhshep, where you will be able to have lunch. After having your lunch the trail will lead you to the Mt. Everest base camp at an altitude of 5400meters. Everest base camp gives you an unforgettable view of Khubutse, Mt. Pumori, Changtse and Khumbu ice fall instead of Mt. Everest.
Day 8
Island Peak Climbing Tour
6 Hrs
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Tea House
Walking
5545 m

Hiking up the Kalapatthar, we will make a vertical climb which allows us to view the Everest Peak continuously. Not only this, we can also view other mountains like Pumori (7,145m), lingtren (6,697m) and Khumbutse (6,623m). These mountains divide us from Tibet and just over the Lho La Pass, we can observe the large face of Changtse (7,750m). After that, we head back to Lobuche. From Lobuche, we hike towards Chhukung Valley. Chhukung Valley is located unwaveringly under an incredible rock wall which links Nuptse with Lhotse. From here, we will be having fabulous views of Amadablam (6,856m) which is also titled the most photographed mountain in Nepal.
Day 9
Island Peak Climbing Tour
4 Hrs
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Camping
Walking
5200 m

Today we will reach to the base camp after approximately 4 hrs of walking. Camping at the lower base camp, preparation of kit, acclimatisation.
Day 10
Island Peak Climbing Tour
6 Hrs
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Camping
Walking
6160 m

In the early morning, we will begin our climbing to arrive at the summit. Ascending from the base camp we will reach to the Island Peak High Camp (5600m). From this point, we can see semicircle view of cliffs that go up in the north to the rocky peaks of Nuptse (7,879m), Lhotse Middle Peak (8,410m), Lhotse (8,501m) and Lhotse Shar (8,383m). To the east, we will view the iced up waves of the Lhotse Shar Glacier above which towers Cho Polu (6,734m) and we will also witness Makalu (8,475m). From the south of the Imja glacier, we will be rewarded by Baruntse (7,720m) and Ama Dablam (6,856m). Our trail will now get complicated once we reach the bed of the pointed icefall beneath the peak. In order to succeed, great caution must be implemented while balancing the barrier to approach out on the rim leading to the summit. After we reach the summit, we will be back to the Base Camp.
Day 11
Island Peak Climbing Tour
6 Hrs
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Tea House
Walking
4410 m

Today, we will be trekking around stunning Imja Khola Valley. We first rich Dingboche which is located in a hop hedge of little ground bounded by stone wall defensive crops of potatoes and barley. From Dingboche, we take a little dissimilar means down to Orsho, then moving to Pangboche village. We traverse the Khumbu Khola over a wooden suspension bridge and walk beside the Imja Khola to the village of Pangboche. Here we can see the oldest monastery in the region which contains what is said to be the scalp and skeleton of a ‘Yeti’, or the repulsive snowman.
Day 12
Island Peak Climbing Tour
6 Hrs
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Guest House
Walking
3440 m

Leaving mountains behind us, our descent takes us through Tyangboche Monastery at height of 3860 meters before continuing back to the town of Namche Bazaar at 3441meters. We arrive back at Namche Bazaar in the afternoon.
Day 13
Island Peak Climbing Tour
6 Hrs
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Guest House
Walking
2860 m

After having our breakfast, go back over the major road down to Dhudh Koshi retracing to Phakding. Following the track, we arrive at Lukla scaling different Sherpa villages crossing a suspension bridge above Thado Koshi. For about 45 minutes, we go up to accomplish the whole trail and we reconfirm flight ticket and see off to local porters. MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 14
Island Peak Climbing Tour
35 min
Breakfast
Hotel
Plane
1400 m

After travelling for 30 minutes, we fly Back to Kathmandu from Lukla in the morning and move back to the hotel. Rest of the day we can lighten up.

More Details about Solukhumbu Tour

Inclusions

  • Hotel
  • Airport picks up and drops off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu (International and domestic both).
  • Pre-trek/ climb meeting.
  • Island Peak climbing permit fee.
  • Sagarmatha National Park entrance fee.
  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality fee.
  • Food during the trek and climb (full board with breakfast, lunch, and dinner).
  • All guesthouse accommodation during the trekking period and North Face, Salewa, Mountain Hardware, or similar tented camp accommodation during the climbing period.
  • High altitude climbing leader (Sherpa guide) licensed by Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).
  • Well experienced English-speaking assistant guide if the group size exceeds 5+ persons.
  • Group climbing equipment including ropes, ice screws, snow bars, harness, carbine, eight-figure, etc.
  • Domestic flight Kathmandu / Ramechhap - Lukla - Kathmandu / Ramechhap for guest and guide inclusive with all taxes and transfers.
  • Satellite phone.
  • Worst case, help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
  • Mount Adventure Holidays sleeping bag and down jacket, duffel bag, area map.
  • First aid medical kit
  • All applicable taxes as per the government rules and regulations.
  • All organizational requirements.

Exclusions

  • Nepal visa (USD 25 for 15 days and USD 40 for 30 days).
  • Your international flight to and from Nepal.
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation if needed whilst trekking /climbing).
  • Porters to carry luggage (you can add a porter when booking).
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, internet/e-mail, etc.
  • Bar and beverage bills.
  • Tips for guide, porter, driver.
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 10 kg of luggage, a cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Personal climbing guide if requested
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended

Payments Terms

  • * 20% Advance Percentage of total booking amount

Price & Rates

No of pax Age Limit Price per pax (Rs)
No of pax Adult Age Limit Above 12 years Price per pax (Rs) $ 2200 / Adult ( With Tax )

Trip Equipments

  • Day pack (25–35 liters)Pack cover
  • Sleeping bag comfortable to 0°F (dependent upon season, weather forecast and personal preference) optional
  • Waterproof hiking boots
  • Camp shoes (down booties or running shoes)
  • LED headlamp with extra batteries
  • Trekking poles, Trekking Clothing
  • Wicking, quick-dry boxers or briefs (3)
  • Wicking, quick-dry sports bra (for women)
  • Heavyweight long underwear bottoms
  • Mid-weight long underwear bottoms
  • Mid-weight long underwear top
  • Wool or synthetic T-shirts (2)
  • Mid-weight fleece or soft-shell jacket (2)
  • Convertible hiking pants
  • Fleece pants or insulated pants
  • Lightweight waterproof/breathable rain jacket
  • Lightweight waterproof/breathable rain pants
  • Mid-weight fleece gloves or wool gloves
  • Liner gloves, Midweight fleece/wool winter hat, Sun hat
  • Mid-weight wool or synthetic socks (3 pairs)
  • Liner socks (optional)Sunglasses
  • Sun lotion 35 to 50, Water Bottle
  • Slippers, Towels, Raincoat
  • Personal medicine kits

Terms & Conditions

  • Booking Contract
  • You will receive an official confirmation via email or a letter handed over to you by our representative at any of our offices once you confirm the bookings. Please check the letter carefully and report any information that might be incorrect or incomplete. Make sure to use your Passport names for the booking to avoid confusion. Refunds or discounts will not be entertained unless officially agreed upon beforehand.
  • Securing the booking
  • A 100% payment of the total cost of the trip per person should be made to secure the booking. Following conditions must be considered for the deposit:
  • Clients should read and accept the risks involved in the adventure activity chosen.
  • Pre-existing medical conditions should be informed.
  • Clients should have read and accepted all the Booking Conditions and General information pages.
  • The person making the booking should be of minimum 16 years of age and should have full authority to enter into a contract on the basis of these conditions
  • Booking on behalf of others
  • If you are making the booking on behalf of other participants, we will need a warrant that you have obtained their consent. As their representative, you will be our contact person and will hence be responsible for full payments of the travel package and/or additional activities purchased. You will also be responsible for keeping your party informed about the trip.
  • Please make sure the information you provide is complete and accurate. The Tour Operator will not be responsible for issues caused by misinformation.
  • Payments
  • Any due amount with Mount Adventure Holidays must be cleared within 48 hours from the time of booking made. We reserve the right to treat your booking as canceled if the payment is not cleared within a specified period.
  • Booking changes
  • Booking changes are welcomed free of charge up to 60 days ahead of departure. The changes are however subject to the availability of the packages. Under reasonable conditions, in case you are unable to travel, the booking can be transferable to another person. But make sure to do it 60 days ahead of your departure. All costs or charges incurred must be cleared out before making the transfer. For flight inclusive bookings, the airline charges should be paid in accordance with the airline involved.
  • Booking cancellations
  • Cancellation before 45+ days of departure will be done free of charge.
  • Cancellations made between 30-44 days ahead of departure will be subject to a loss of 30% of the total trip price.
  • Cancellations made between 15-29 days ahead of departure will be subject to a loss of 60% of the total trip price.
  • No refunds will be entertained for cancellations made 14 days ahead of departure
  • Medical information
  • Kindly disclose all relevant medical conditions to the Tour Operator that need to be considered while on the trip. For adventure activities, medical forms are to ensure your condition does not impact your ability to travel to remote areas or need constant medical assistance. It is for your own safety and the Tour Operator ensures compliance with the Privacy Policy to keep your information safe.
  • Pregnant women are advised to consult their doctors before taking up a trip. Please take the expert’s advice before applying. If there are any precautions to be taken during the trip, please inform the Tour Operator at the time of booking.
  • Make sure to take or carry any necessary medications before or during the trip, as advised by your doctor.
  • Any potential allergies to food or plants and dietary restrictions among others should be mentioned. In case of misinformation or lack of information, the Tour Operator will not liable.
  • Other requirements
  • If you have any special requirements please share them with the Tour Operator at the time of booking so responsible efforts can be carried out in order to accommodate your special requirements and requests as long as the locations and resources allow.
  • Age requirements
  • Anyone under the age of 16 will be considered a minor and should always be accompanied by an adult. One adult may accompany up to two minors. The minimum age for traveling for minors is 12 years.
  • Booking of minors is subject to review on the part of the Tour Operator. If consent on part of a parent or a guardian is required, then it should be provided as per the rules and regulations. The adult associated with the minor is fully responsible for the behavior, wellbeing, and supervision of the activities of the minor. The tour operator does not provide care services for minors.
  • Insurance requirements
  • Clients must process travel insurance with medical, evacuation, and repatriation coverage of about 200,000 US dollars. The insurance must cover injury and emergency medical needs and rescue operations for a trek that goes above 4000m. The Tour Operator will verify if you have sufficient insurance in place. Clients are also strongly recommended to extend the coverage to include curtailment, cancellation, delay, inconvenience, injury, and delay while traveling.
  • Insurance coverage is not included in the cost of any adventure activity and must be obtained separately.
  • Change of price & taxes
  • The published price of the Tour and services offered by the Tour Operator is subject to change anytime within 30 days before departure. The Tour operator reserves the right to impose extra service charges from the one mentioned in the booking details. If the increase in price is greater than 10% of the original price you can:
  • Choose to cancel the applicable booking without any penalty.
  • Accept the change of price.
  • Possible reduced pricing can be available on certain products or bookings. Bookings, where payment of the deposit has already been obtained, are not entitled to reduce pricing.
  • Airfare
  • Tour prices do not include the international and other airfares unless explicitly mentioned in the descriptions of the concerned tour. The Tour Operators act only as a sales agent in the air carrier.
  • Trip participation and client responsibility
  • You agree to accept the decisions made by the Tour Operator and you agree that all decisions made are on the part of your health, level of fitness, and conduct. Tour operators will bear no costs incurred as a result of the exclusion and no refund shall be provided for unused services. Please make sure to carry all appropriate documents along with you when taking part in the tour. It is mandatory that you carry a valid passport, all travel documents required by the relevant governmental authorities, visas, permits, certificates, and insurance policies. You have the full responsibility of obtaining these documents and the cost incurred as a result of the loss of these documents.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
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