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Island Peak Climbing (6,165m/20,226ft) - Autumn 2018

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Facts of the Trip

Highest access: 6,165m (20,226ft)

First Ascent: Swiss team 1956

Duration: 19 Days

Group Size: 2 - 10 Persons

Co-ordinates: 27°55'14''N/86°56'16''E

Location: Khumbu region

Country: Nepal

Airport: Kathmandu Airport

Departure From: Kathmandu Airport

Grade: Peu Difficile + (PD+)

Accommodation: Tourist standard to five star as request

Meals: B/B plan in Kathmandu & B,L,D in during Driving and climbing period

Transportation: Car, Jeep, Flight

Best season: Spring (April, May) and autumn (October, November)

Major Activity: trekking/climbing

Include Activity: Rock scrambling/glacier crossing/snow climbing

Culture: Sherpa and Tamang

Mode of Travel: Tea House/Camping

Climbing route: South east(normal)

Himalayan sights: Everest, Lhotse, Pumori, Kongde

Itinerary Details of Island peak climbing

20 Oct/Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu airport, Transfer to request hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (1350M/4,430ft)

21 Oct/Day 02: Preparation and briefings at the departments of tourism. Last minute shopping.

22 Oct/Day 03: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Trek to Phakding (2650m/8,694ft) 4 hrs.Lodge accommodation

23 Oct/Day 04:Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11,286ft) 6hrs. Lodge accommodation

24 Oct/Day 05: Rest day for acclimatization.You will be hike to the famous Everest View Hotel (3800m/12487ft) 3hrs and catch a glimpse of Everest. After you can explore Hilary and Sherpa museum in Namche.In the evening they have a slide show program as well.

25 OctDay 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3850m/12,631ft) 5-6 hrs. Visit the Buddhist monastery. Lodge accommodation

26 Oct/Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4350m/14271ft) 4hrs.Catch a glimpe of Mt. Ama Dablam and Mt. Lhotse. Lodge accommodation

27 OctDay 08: Acclimatization in Dingboche(4350m/14,271ft) hiking up to Chhukung-re

28 Oct/Day 09: Trek from Dingboche to Chhukung (4730m/15,518ft) 3hrs. Lodge accommodation

29 Oct/Day 10: Trek from Chhukung to Island Peak base camp (5087m/16,690ft) Camping

30 Oct/Day 11-12:Climb to Island Peak (6165m/20,226)15hrs.Camping

31 OctDay 13:Trek from Island Peak base camp to Pangboche(3985m/13,074ft) 6hrs.Lodge accommodation

01 Nov/Day 14:Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11,286ft) 05hrs. Lodge accommodation

02 Nov/Day 15:Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla(2840m/9,317ft) 7hrs.Lodge accommodation

03 Nov/Day 16:Fly 35mins from Lukla to Kathmandu (1350M/4,430ft) 35mins. Transfer to hotel

04 NovDay 17:Leisure day shopping in Kathmandu. Fair well celebration dinner with culture program in the Evening.

05 Nov/Day 18:Transfer to the airport for final departure