Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu
You will meet and assist by Parikrama Treks representative. Transfer to the hotel.
Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Today we will have a sightseeing of Kathmandu valley. We will visit Swayambhunath, Bauddhanath, and Pashupatinath.
Day 3: Flight to Lukla, Trek to Phakding (2796m)
Early morning we visit the domestic terminal from our flight to Lukla. We begin our trek heading up the Dudh Kosi Valley on a well-marked trail.
Day 4: Trek Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
After a good breakfast, we set out for the mountain junction town of Namche. Namche is the main trading village in the Khumbu region. Namche offers us with the sunset view of Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Everest.
Day 6: TrekNamche Bazaar to Tengboche (3860m)
Today we enjoy our hike with the superb view of Mt Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam. We will also get a close-up view of Thamserku. Tengboche has the biggest Buddhist Monastery all over in the Khumbu region.
Day 7: Trek Tengboche to Pheriche (4410m)
We descend downhill through a forest before crossing Imja Khola. Later we ascend to reach Pangboche. A further two hours walk brings us to Pheriche where we bunk out for the night.
Day 8: Acclimatization Day
This is a day to rest, acclimatize, and give our weary bones a breather.
Day 9: Trek Pheriche to Lobuche (4910m)
We continue up the wide valley beneath the impressive peaks of Cholatse and Tawache on the left. The path then climbs along the glacier, to reach the cluster of houses at Lobuche.
Day 10: Trek Lobuche to Gorakshep (5140m), Everest Base Camp (5364m) and return back to Gorakshep
Today it’s a long and gritty day. We climb through meadows and moraine stones steps to reach Gorakshep. You can either climb to Kala Patthar or continue heading to Everest base camp.
Day 11: Hike to Kalapather and trek to Dingboche
Today we will wake up in the early morning and hike up to Kalapatthar. Once we are at Kalapatthar, you can have the nose touching view of Mount Everest. Later we follow our trail to Dingboche.
Day 12: Trek Dingboche to Island Peak Base Camp (5050m)
Today we will head towards Island Peak base camp following the Imja valley. The trek won’t be too nasty as you can enjoy the view of Ama Dablam and Lhotse.
Day 13: Climb Island Peak (6165m) and trek to Chhukung
Today is the main day of our trek. After we reach the summit, we will enjoy the views and take pictures. Later we descend back to Chukkung.
Day 14: Trek Chhukung to Namche
Today we will be marching back to Namche.
Day 15: Trek Namche to Lukla
This is our last day on these lovely mountains that have been home to us all.
Day 16: Return flight to Kathmandu
We take a morning flights from Lukla to avoid the strong winds.
Day 17: Departure
Island Peak climbing journey ends.
For more details https://www.parikramatreks.com/tour/island-peak-climbing/