Iceland Peak 6189M

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duration 18 days
maximum altitude 6160m
trip difficulty moderate
total cost $2850
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itinerary

  • Our representative will pick you up from the airport after your landing and escort you to the Hotel. 
  • You can complete the checking-in procedure and enjoy a night’s rest.
For Meals
  • Breakfast Included
For Accommodation
  • Hotel/Lodge
Altitude
  • 1400m

  • After breakfast, we can proceed to secure all the permits required for the trek and after everything is done and dusted, we can explore the important landmarks around Kathmandu, shop for the essential trekking equipment, or just do some personal shopping for the expedition.
  • Overnight in Kathmandu.
For Meals
  • Breakfast Included
For Accommodation
  • Hotel/Lodge
Altitude
  • 1400m

  • Our expedition begins by taking a flight from Kathmandu to Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla. Our 35 minutes long flight will be blessed with the scenic beauty of the mountains.
  • After landing in Lukla, our trek begins by taking a hiking trail up to the settlement of Phakding.
  • Hike along the river trail of Dudh Koshi and eventually reach Phakding to conclude the day.
  • Overnight in Phakding.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotel/Lodge
Altitude
  • 2611m

  • Gear up for the day and head out towards Namche.
  • Cross over the Dudh Koshi river on a long suspension bridge and through beautiful Pine forest to reach Monjo.
  • After passing Monjo, we reach the Sagarmatha National Park entrance where we will stop for a brief permit checking. Afterward, descend to Dudh Koshi river en route to Jorsale.
  • Ascend uphill from Jorsale to reach Namche.
  • Overnight in Namche.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotel/Lodge
Altitude
  • 3440m

  • Today’s trek will be relatively short and due to the short hike, this day can also be considered as an acclimatization day.
  • Khumjung is one of the most beautiful valleys in Nepal and also the largest village of the Khumbu Region.
  • Khumjung Monastery is also the venue for the annual Dumji Festival.
  • Overnight in Khumjung.
For Meals

Included BLD

For Accommodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude
  • 3790m

  • Today we will descend from Khumjung towards the Dudh Koshi River.
  • Along the way, the view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Ama Dablam, and Mt. Kantaga provides a magnificent spectacle.
  • Cross the river at Phunki Thanga and climb through the gorgeous Rhododendron forest to the top of the hill where Tengboche lies.
  • Tengboche is the principal monastery of the Khumbu area and the view from Tengboche is one of the best in the entire Everest Region.
  • Overnight in Tengboche.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotel/Lodge
Altitude
  • 3867m

  • Follow the path of Rhododendron Forest to Deboche and cross the Imja River.
  • Gradually the climb will take us to the village of Lower Pangboche.
  • Walking alongside the trail of the valley wall of Lower Pangboche to reach Periche, we then take a detour right to the hamlet at Dingboche at the start of the Imja Tse valley.
  • Overnight in Dingboche.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotel/Lodge
Altitude
  • 4410m

  • Our trek to Chhuking from Dingboche is the first place from where you will get the clearest image of the Island Peak in its full glory.
  • The trek will be relatively short but the offerings of the trek will be very much worth it. However, because of the high altitude in Chhukung, it is mandatory to trek the trail slowly.
  • Overnight in Chhukung.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotel/Lodge
Altitude
  • 4730m

  • Today’s day will begin with a relatively short hike to the Island Peak Base Camp.
  • Upon reaching the base camp, there will be a short demonstration and climbing training. It is possible to scale Island Peak without any prior experience, but, to make the scaling easier and more convenient, we will go through some basic training before the actual climb.
  • Overnight in Island Peak Base Camp.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotel/Lodge
Altitude
  • 5200m

  • Slowly and carefully we will take one step at a time to reach the high camp of Island Peak.
  • The altitude of the high camp is above 5500m, so it is vital that we keep our bodies in check and trek carefully.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotel/Ledge
Altitude
  • 5600m

  • We will make use of the training we did the day before and slowly begin our ascent in the rocky trail.
  • The blessing of the sunlight will hit the majestic Island Peak and the trekking experience will be one to remember for the rest of your life.
  • Climbing carefully, we’ll eventually make it to the top where you can experience the glory of climbing one of the most beautiful peaks in the world.
  • After the summit to the top, descend slowly to the base camp for rest.
  • Overnight in Island Peak Base Camp.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotel/Lodge
Altitude
  • 6189m

  • Descend slowly in the trail of Khumbu Khola and pass beautiful Sherpa villages of Orsho and Shomare.
  • Pangboche is a scenic village surrounded by Everest to its north, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kangtaiga to the east, the Kongde range to the south, and the Imja Tse River flowing through the wide fertile valley.
  • Overnight in Pangboche.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotel/Lodge
Altitude
  • 3901m

  • Start the day with a gradual descent through beautiful trails surrounded by the pristine mountains and make your way back to Khumjung.
  • Along the trail, the spiritual presence of numerous Buddhist Chortens and prayer flags will lighten up the hike.
  • Overnight in Khumjung.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotel/Lodge
Altitude
  • 3901m

  • Start our return journey to Phakding by trekking for about an hour to reach Namche. From there, trek past the Monjo village and make a stop for lunch and rest.
  • Trek further until reaching the Phakding settlement.
  • Overnight in Phakding.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotel/Lodge
Altitude
  • 2600m

  • Our last day of the trek will begin from Phakding and making gradual descent in the beautiful trail.
  • Pass through the Hillary Suspension Bridge and pass through several local villages to reach Lukla.
  • Overnight in Lukla.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotel/Lodge
Altitude
  • 2800m

  • Catch a flight from Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla towards Kathmandu.
  • Transfer back to the hotel.
  • In the evening, there will be a congratulatory and farewell dinner.
  • Overnight in Kathmandu.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotel/Lodge
Altitude
  • 1400m

  • After the long expedition, you deserve a good rest. So, today you will have a day for yourself to rest. However, if you want you can explore the city or do some souvenir shopping.
For Meals
  • Breakfast Included
For Accommodation
  • Hotel/Lodge
Altitude
  • 1400m

  • Our representative will pick you up from your hotel (approximately three hours prior to your scheduled flight) for you departure.
For Meals
  • Breakfast Included
For Accommodation
  • Hotel/Lodge
Altitude
  • 1400m

excludes

  • Airfare to and from Kathmandu to your country 
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage, 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
  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Personal climbing guide if requested
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Tips for guides and porters