Everest high passes with Island peak and EBC
Everest high passes peaks – thrilling adventure through Himalayan valleys, high passes and spectacular peaks: a complete trekking and amateur climbing experience in the Everest region.
Rare 100% Success summit rate on Island peak climbing in spring 2017 similarly 51 out of 62 trekkers booked with us in 2016 have successfully climbed the Island peak.
Our complete trekking and climbing trip
The Everest high passes peaks trip is a complete trekking and peak climbing package in Everest region. It explores 4 valleys, crosses 2 high passes and climbs 3 peaks all in one exciting adventure. The strenuous and picturesque peaks and passes trip fulfills the dream of every amateur climbers and serious trekkers who has been seeking the thrill of adventure and wish to extend their experience simply beyond trekking to actual climbing in the fabulous Himalaya. For this challenging trip, you will need to have a good standard of fitness, stamina and some prior trekking experience.
Passes and peaks adventure in Everest region
We check the gear before we take an exciting flight to Lukla to begin our adventure journey to the Everest high passes and peaks. We explore and ascend a number of remote high passes and peaks to view some of the most incredible, awesome mountain vistas beyond imagination in the Everest region. We trek the less trodden Thame and Gokyo valley trails to the popular Khumbu valley and then Island Peak valley. You will witness truly unforgettable Himalayan vistas from each of these vantage points like Rinjo La, Gokyo Ri, Cho La, Kalapathar and Island Peak.
We also explore the trails up to Everest Base Camp the ultimate goal of so many trekkers. Not only does this give you a chance to experience the magic of Everest Base Camp, it provides necessary and vital acclimatization before we head for Island Peak Base Camp. Here we organize the climbing training course – a comprehensive series of instructions and exercises on various aspects of climbing techniques – carried out by our expert climbing Sherpa to ensure that you are completely knowledgeable and therefore safe. Your historical climb to the Island peak will be rewarded with one of the best panoramic summit views in the Himalayas. You feel so close to Lhotse, Nuptse, Baruntse, Ama Dablam and Makalu, that you could almost touch them – a truly magical experience!
To ensure that you have a hassle free, really wonderful adventure trip to the Himalayas, we provide all the personal and group climbing gear including the La sportiva climbing boots. We stay in tented camping whilst on the climbing and at tea house lodges while trekking so our Everest high passes peaks trip gives you the experience of both tea house accommodation and camping in one trip.
- Day 01:
Arrive in Kathmandu / Nepali dinner with ethnic cultural program
- Day 02:
Cultural tour to Boudhnath and Pashupatinath / Trip preparation.
- Day 03:
Fly to Lukla and start trekking trip.
- Day 04-05:
Trek to Namche / Acclimatization rest day.
- Day 06:
Trek to Thame, less trodden route in Everest region.
- Day 07-08:
Trek to Lungden, Acclimatization rest day.
- Day 09:
Trek to Gokyo via Rinjo pass
- Day 10:
Exploration hike to 5th Gokyo Lake
- Day 11:
Trekking on the moraines of the Ngozumpa Glacier to ThangnaK
- Day 12-13:
Cross the challenging Chola pass: enjoy the superb beauty of Nature.
- Day 14:
Trekking to Gorak Shep (5288 m) and trek to Everest base camp Kala Pathar: the best vantage point to see the Everest on earth.
- Day 15:
Morning hike to Kalapathar ( 5545m) and trek down to Dingbuche
- Day 16-17:
Trek to Island peak base camp/ Rest and climbing clinic course.
- Day 18-19:
Island peak climbing period / Sensational Himalayan vistas from top
- Day 20-23:
Trekking down to Lukla via Thyanboche and flight to Kathmandu.
- Day 24:
Free day in Kathmandu.
- Day 25:
Trip ends / Airport transfer.
Complete trekking and peak climbing package in Everest region
Island peak climb with Rinjo and Chola pass and Everest base camp and Gokyo lakes
Trekking to the 4 valleys of Bhote Koshi, Gokyo, Khumbu and Imjatse valleys.
All personal and group climbing GEAR PROVIDED
Climbing training @ Island peak base camp
Experienced and medical trained climbing guide.
Responsible trekking of 01 trekker: 01 porter
Safety on top priority, PAC / Oxygen with First aid kit
Full board meals on trek with properly boiled drinking water
Climbing permit and Lukla flight
Tented camping while climbing with solar energy power.