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Island Peak Climbing – Experience the majestic peak climbing in Khumbu Region

Destination: Nepal

Region: Everest/Khumbu Region

Trip Facts

Duration
17 Days
Difficulty
Elite
Country
Nepal
Activity
Trekking and Climbing
Max-Altitude
6189m
Accomodation
Hotel and Lodge
Best Season
March-May Sep-November
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

Overview

Ever wondered seeking for a perfect destination to explore the gigantic and sky towering mountains? Have you dreamt of climbing the peak located in the land of paradise? Island peak climbing is the perfect trekking trail for you to make your dream come true.

Island Peak Climb comprises of exploring the natural and cultural beauty of Khumbu Region. The thrill of scaling Island Peak is another adventurous activity involved in this trek. Exploring picturesque landscapes, traditional Sherpa villages, Buddhist monasteries and UNESCO World heritage site is the integral part of this trek. Sagarmatha National Park (UNESCO World heritage Site) offers you the opportunity to observe some of the rare flora and fauna in their natural habitat.

The trek initiates from Lukla. And, it takes you through the high altitude diverse landscapes, lush forests, suspension bridges and Himalayan glaciers (Khumbu glacier). The panoramic views of the sky rocketing mountains including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu and Ama Dablam is mesmerizing. After exploring EBC, your trek takes an exciting turn towards Island Peak, also known as Imja Tse.

Island peak is the popular and famous climbing peak located in the land of paradise, Khumbu region. This peak is surrounded by the glaciers and appears like an island in the middle of the sea of ice. The climb requires basic technical mountaineering equipment like crampons, ice axes and ropes. The climb to the summit of Island peak involves steep ascents, rocky terrains and a glacier crossing.

Proper acclimatization, complete climbing gears, pre-climbing training and a proper guidance from the experienced guide are must. Though this trek and climb is challenging, the panoramic views of the Himalayan ranges and diverse cultural and natural beauty of this region makes it rewarding.

Access the Asia Treks provides you the perfect itinerary and customization options to make this journey the successful and memorable one. The supportive and experienced team members of our company make this trip more exciting and rewarding. The warm hospitality of the people, cultural and natural diversity and panoramic mountain views are the attractions of this particular trek.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Stunning views of the panoramic Himalayan Ranges including Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Makalu and Ama Dablam
  • Explore the Sherpa culture and custom with the Himalayan people tradition and lifestyle
  • Explore the UNESCO World heritage site “Sagarmatha National Park” with rare flora and fauna in their natural habitat
  • Mountaineering skills, climbing experience and learn leadership skills throughout the trek
  • Explore the beautiful island peak also known as the “Imja Tse” and the panoramic views from the top
  • Explore the natural and cultural beauty, ancient monasteries, lush forests and various monuments on the way
  • Explore Khumbu glacier, Khumbu icefall and other various high altitude diverse landscapes and panoramic views
  • Cheese factory, Yak farm, warm hospitality of the Himalayan people and the biggest Tengboche Monastery of the Khumbu Region
  • Prayers flags, Buddhist monks and their blessings, Evening prayers and the unique vibes of the Himalayan region
  • Aerial and the bird’s eye view of the Khumbu region with the picturesque landscapes and different terrains view during the aerial transportation
  • Himalayan adventure with peak climbing and exploring traditional villages

Itinerary

Day 1

After your arrival at the TIA (Tribhuwan International Airport), Kathmandu, you are received with warm and hearty welcome by our friendly and accommodating staff along with welcoming banner stand sign outside the arrival terminal. Meanwhile, it is followed up by short welcoming procedure in a typical Nepali tradition and you are escorted to the luxurious hotel in Kathmandu. During this time period, you can feel the vibes of the bustling lifestyle of Kathmandu city. Various cultural heritages and ancient sculptures with magnificent monasteries are the center of attraction in Kathmandu city.  Furthermore, you are provided with pleasantly brief details regarding your stay in hotel. A comfortable and luxurious stay in hotel of Kathmandu for this night.

Drive duration: 30 minutes

Accommodation: Luxurious hotel in Kathmandu City

Day 2

One of the explorative days begins with your breakfast and the wonderful morning vibes of the center of Kathmandu. Meanwhile, our city guide provides you the brief details of the city tour allocated for this day and you are provided with the grounded private transportation for this particular tour. Kathmandu, also known as the ‘ City of Temples’ has lots of ancient monasteries, unique sculptures, important religious and cultural sites, delightful culture, customs and unique lifestyle of people living in the capital city of Nepal. Kathmandu city has become the dwelling place for people from all over the country. Hence, this is the perfect sample for unity in diversity. People of different religion, culture and unique lifestyle have collaborated together to unite in this wonderful city. Some of the important tourist destinations of this city are Pashupatinath Temple ( one of the most holiest places for Hindus), Syambhunath and  Boudha Stupa (two major Buddhist monasteries), Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square (Ancient sculptures and architectures with Pagoda style Temples), Newari culture, customs and cuisine (Indigenous and traditional community of Kathmandu city).

Your exploration occupies some space for you to recap all those beautiful memories and understand the lifestyle and history of Kathmandu. After this beautiful journey, you are escorted back to hotel.  Meanwhile, you meet with our managing director and the representatives of our company along with the staffs allocated for accomplishing your wonderful journey to Everest Region.

City Tour: Entire day

Accommodation: Luxurious hotel in Kathmandu

Day 3

You leave your hotel early morning with a packed breakfast from the hotel you stayed. You are picked up from your hotel and you set out for a drive to the domestic section of TIA airport where you take an early morning scenic flight to Lukla. You can have an aerial view of panoramic mountains and birds view of the high hills and mountain ranges.

The thrilling and exciting flight to Lukla is an amazing journey from where you start your first hike to Phakding. It covers the forest areas, small villages and rivers on the way. Lukla is situated at an altitude of 2840m whereas Phakding is at an altitude of 2640m.

An overnight stay at Phakding.

Drive duration: 25 minutes

Flight duration: 30 minutes

Hike duration: 3-4 hours

Accommodation: Tea house/Lodge at Phakding

Note: As the flight schedule might change due to current system made by the airline companies. The flight might be from Ramechap, the eastern part of Nepal, around 131 km from Kathmandu. Weather forecast is also another factor for fight delay. If there is delay in the flight, another suitable alternative is taken into consideration.

Day 4

After you take breakfast at Phakding, you set out for a hike to Namche Bazaar. This hike is estimated to be around 5 to 7 hours as per your strength and body condition and Namche is located at an altitude of 3440m.

During this hike, you encounter with outstanding mountain ranges and Dudhkoshi river flowing along the side of the Namche Bazaar. Meanwhile, at Manju, you receive the Sagarmatha National Park Permit. You have your lunch before you go ahead than Joshalle, as this place is the last point to get food until you reach to Namche Bazaar.

This hike covers the dense forest with a glimpse of Everest and Lhotse before you reach to Namche Bazaar only in the condition i.e. the weather must be good and the view must be clear and visible. This inclining trial becomes more exciting as you are heading towards the gateway of Mt. Everest and the well-known trading center of Nepal.

An overnight stay at Namche Bazaar.

Hike duration: 5-7 hours

Accommodation: Tea house/Lodge at Namche Bazaar.

Day 5

This day is allocated for acclimatization in order to adopt with the increasing altitude. On this day, you hike to Everest View Point Hotel which is 3840m where you can see the best view of highest mountain of the world.

Along with this, there are lots of exciting and beautiful spots like coffee shops, bars and restaurants to spend a quality time in a peaceful way.

As this is the trading center so that you can visit around Namche Bazaar and Namche Museum which is 20 minutes hike from Namche eventually hiking to Namche Monastery.

An overnight stay at Namche Bazar.

Hike duration: 2-3 hours

Accommodation: Tea house/Lodge at Namche Bazaar.

Day 6

This day is allocated for the trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche and it is considered to be the exciting trek as you reach to Tengboche which has beautiful monasteries and the further you head towards this beautiful place; the tree line declines and the beautiful stupas can be clearly visible throughout the way. You can find monks on the way with whom you can take blessings from them as they are considered to be the priest of the Himalayan Region. Tengboche monastery is the largest monastery in the Khumbu region as you can see lots of prayers flags, prayers stones and prayers wheels filled with religious importance. And, an overnight stay at Tengboche.

An overnight stay at Tengboche.

Hike duration: 5-6 hours

Accommodation: Tea house/Lodge at Tengboche.

Day 7

After early morning breakfast, you start a quiet challenging hike to Dingboche as you traverse through the diverse landscapes and glacial river. The topography of this hike is amazing and your soul blends in this wonderful natural creation leaving behind all those hectic and noisy lifestyles. During this trek you go through the Pangboche Village where you can see the beautiful view of the Mt. Ama Dablam and you also cross the suspension bridge. During the first two to three hours, you have to descend and move ahead the slight inclines during this hike.

An overnight stay at Dingboche

Hike duration: 5-6 hours

Accommodation: Tea house/Lodge at Dingboche.

Day 8

After taking breakfast at Dingboche, you set out for a short and scenic trek in the Khumbu Region of Nepal. During this journey, the panoramic views of the surrounding peaks like Ama Dablam, Lhotse and Nuptse widen to make the view more amazing and mesmerizing. This trek is mostly uphill as you have to gain some height making this trek quite challenging and rewarding with the stunning scenery on the way.
The most exciting part of this trek is you get a chance to experience the warm hospitality of the Sherpa people and the people living in the Himalayan region. Along the way, trekkers also passes through Imja Khola and cross some of the suspension bridges.

Chhukung is the best place to acclimatize before reaching the summit. It is the perfect stop before starting the adventurous journey to reach to the top of the Island peak also known as Imja Tse. The surrounding of Chhukung village offers you the exciting and panoramic views of the mountains.

Eventually, the trek from Dingboche to Chhukung is an exciting trek that provides the trekkers a wonderful opportunity to explore the gorgeous panoramic views of the Himalayas and the Sherpa culture, custom and tradition.

An overnight stay at Chhukung.

Hike duration: Around 2-3 hours

Accommodation: Tea house/Lodge at Chhukung.

Day 9

After breakfast at Island peak base camp, you set out for a trek to Island peak base camp. The trek from Chhukung to Island peak base camp is quite challenging as it covers the steep ascents mostly up hill. However, the stunning and gorgeous views of the surrounding peaks like Ama Dablam, Lhotse and Nuptse make this trek worthwhile.
The exciting part of this trek is that you pass through the Lhotse glacier. Along with the moraines and rocky terrain. It seems quite challenging, however the stunning views of the high altitude landscapes and the Himalayas make you forget all your tiredness.
During this trek, the trekkers must be equipped with the necessary gears for the rocky terrains and the changing weather. The trekking leader provides you all the necessary precautions to be taken. It is advised to consult with the trekking leader for taking any action during the trek. It minimizes the risk of the AMS (Acute mountain sickness).
After reaching to Island peak base camp, you are provided with the accommodation in the tent prepared by our staff. And, an overnight stay there.

An overnight stay at Island Peak Base Camp.

Hike duration: Around 4-5 hours

Accommodation: Camp at Island Peak Base Camp.

Day 10

After breakfast at Island peak base camp, you set out for a self-walk around the place to experience the unique view of the high altitude landscapes. The panoramic views of the surrounding peaks and the different vibes around the place makes your stay at Island peak base camp memorable and exciting.
You aim to reach to the summit the next day. Thus, you have to be mentally and physically prepared for that. It is really important for the trekkers to acclimatize before the climb to the summit. And, this place is the perfect stop for acclimatization and rest day.
Pre training is also important factor in the base camp. Climbers should learn using the climbing gears properly. The practice of using the harnesses, ropes and ice axes are the basic necessity of this pre training.
Under the guidance of the experience climbing leader, you are provided with the climbing techniques, such as ice climbing and glacier travel. Along with this, the climbers must focus on the nutrition and the hydration. For preventing from the dehydration and maintain proper energy level, climbers must consume enough calories and the fluids.
Eventually, it is important for the climbers to rest, acclimatize and pre train for the successful attempt to the summit of the Island peak.

An overnight stay at Island Peak Base Camp.

Hike duration: Around 1-2 hours

Accommodation: Camp at Island Peak Base Camp.

Day 11

Your wait is over. Early morning around midnight you set for a climb to Island peak. You start this journey as early as possible to prevent from the reflection through the snow glare and strong wind afterwards. Fully equipped with the necessary gears, you start this challenging and rewarding trip.

The climb comprised of the crossing the glacier and ascending the steep slopes of the mountain. The final step to reach to the summit involves the steep climb up a snow ridge that urges for the use of fixed ropes and crampons. After reaching the top of the summit, the climbers experience the beauty of being there that many climbers wish for. The surrounding peaks and the surrounding Himalayan landscapes are astounding. This experience becomes your once in a lifetime experience and unforgettable memory.

After successfully reaching the summit, the climbers descend back to the island peak base camp. The descent is also challenging as you must pass through the steep and the icy slopes while maintaining the control and balance. It is easier for the climbers to descend rather than to ascend.

After plenty of rest at Island peak base camp, you return back to Chhukung. You return back the same route. You can view the reflection of your climb and enjoy the surrounding peaks from the different aspect during your descent. Upon reaching to Chhukung, climbers can celebrate the achievement of reaching the top with a hot meal and a good night’s sleep.

Eventually, this overall journey becomes the memorable and unforgettable one. This whole journey requires proper training, preparation and acclimatization. The trek from Island peak base camp to Chhukung is really rewarding. Once you reach here, you can experience the sense of achievement that makes the overall trip the unforgettable adventure.

An overnight stay at Chhukung.

Hike duration: Around 11-12 hours

Accommodation: Camp at Chhukung.

Day 12

After the relaxing night at Tengboche, your next destination is Tengboche. The trek from Chhukung to Tengboche is a scenic and rewarding experience in the Everest Region of Nepal. Tengboche is the small village located at an altitude of 3860 m, it is widely famous for the Tengboche Monastery, which is the largest monastery in the Khumbu region.

This trek takes you through the variety of landscapes, including the alpine forests, scenic ridges and traditional Sherpa villages. The trial passes through the Pangboche village that offers you the picturesque of the Sherpa village and the most beautiful peaks in the Everest region, Mt. Ama Dablam.

The monastery is an important center and the integral part of the Buddhist learning and practice in the region. You can witness the monks chanting and performing the religious rituals. With this beautiful vibes, an overnight stay there.

An overnight stay at Tengboche.

Hike duration: Around 6-7 hours

Accommodation: Camp at Tengboche.

Day 13

After breakfast at Tengboche, you set out for a scenic and enjoyable journey to Namche Bazaar. It is the vibrant town located at an altitude of 3440 m and is the main trading center in the Khumbu region.

The trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar offers the stunning views of the surrounding peaks including Mt. Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kangtega. The trial offers you the stunning views of the rhododendron and pine forests, traditional Sherpa villages and suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi River.

The most exciting part of this trek is the Khumjung village, the traditional Sherpa village located above Namche Bazaar. The village includes the stunning views of the surrounding Himalayas and is widely renowned for the Khumjung Monastery, which has the Yeti Scalp. You can also visit the Hillary School, established by Sir Edmund Hillary for providing education to the children of the Himalayan region.

An overnight stay at Namche Bazaar.

Hike duration: Around 6-7 hours

Accommodation: Camp at Namche Bazaar.

Day 14

After an early morning breakfast, you set out for a hike to Lukla for an early morning flight back to Kathmandu. During descending down to Lukla, you cross the Hillary Suspension Bridge and the route of the Dudh Koshi River Valley. This is the final day of your trek and after this day, your trekking is over and you can have the best memories to share with your loved ones in the future. With all the memories from this trek you ultimately aim to reach Lukla, the final destination of this trek.

An overnight stay at Lukla.

Hike duration: Around 6-7 hours

Accommodation: Tea house/Lodge at Lukla.

Day 15

After early morning breakfast at Lukla, you set out for a flight to Kathmandu. During this flight, you can have the bird view of the sky rocketing mountains and hills. The 40 minutes fight duration will be your best time ever spent as you can all those memories circling in your mind and view the amazing landscapes out of the window making this trip the most memorable one. After landing on International Airport of Kathmandu, you are escorted back to the Hotel.

An overnight stay at Kathmandu.

Flight duration: 40 minutes

Drive Duration: 30 minutes

Accommodation: (Luxurious Hotel)

Day 16

After you arrive in Kathmandu with all the beautiful memories captured in your inner soul, you are set to recap all those memories and relax in Kathmandu on this day. Visit around Kathmandu city, shopping, relaxing and spending quality time in Kathmandu will be the pleasure of another dimension after this wonderful trek.

Accommodation: Kathmandu (Luxurious Hotel)

Day 17

You have to check out at your regular time before 3 hours of your flight schedule. You are dropped off to the airport after successfully accomplishing the exciting and thrilling trekking trial in Nepal.

Drive duration: 30 minutes

Route Map

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What's Included

  • Transportation includes both grounded and aerial transportation including domestic airport transfers
  • Four nights’ accommodation with breakfast in a luxurious hotel in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu city tour, including all entry fees, tour guide, and private transportation
  • Domestic airport transfers for Lukla
  • Full board meals breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea/coffee during the trek
  • Best available twin sharing lodge for accommodation
  • Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek (optional)
  • Sightseeing tours in the areas covered by the trek.
  • One highly experienced, helpful, and friendly guide and experienced climbing Sherpa. Porter and his insurance, food, accommodation, salary, and equipment.
  • Camping equipment including staffs for camp installation
  • Camping staffs, food and equipment
  • Round trip flight Kathmandu-Lukla and Lukla-Kathmandu
  • Sleeping Bag, Down jacket and Duffle bag for porters
  • Trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • First aid medical kit
  • Sagarmatha National Park Permit fee
  • Khumbu Region entry permit
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System
  • All government taxes and office service

What's Excluded

  • Non-bio degradable materials are not allowed to dispose in the trekking route randomly.
  • Proper follow of the guidance provided by the leader/guide of the trek.
  • Alcoholic beverages and other intoxicating substances are highly discouraged.
  • There might be the chances of bad weather so be prepared for the inconvenience caused by the unpredictable weather.
  • Try to be mentally and physically prepared before this trek with few short hikes before this trek is highly recommended

Equipments

What to Bring?

Everest Region is considered to be the most thrilling and spectacular trekking region, well renowned all over the globe. This region’s trek starts from the easy level to elite level where you have to be equipped with all the necessary and appropriate gears and equipment to ensure your safety, comfort, and pleasure during your trek. When trekking in the Everest region, you should bring the following items, among others:

  • Trekking and Climbing boots: As you reach to various landscapes including the rocky difficult trials in this region. Therefore, the sturdy trekking boots is required with an ankle support to make your trek safer and risk free.
  • Hand Gloves: Another important trekking equipment is hand gloves. Basically, hand gloves is used to prevent your hands from frostbite and the possible numb situation due to snow.
  • Snow Goggles: It is mostly used trekking equipment in order to prevent your eyes from snow reflection and the scorching sunlight. Basically, snow goggles is important during windy situation during the trek.
  • Hat: It is the equipment that is used to prevent yourself from severe coldness. Basically, hats that covers your ears are highly preferable in order to keep you warm.
  • Backpack: A roomy backpack is necessary for you to carry the electronics equipment like mobile and camera with water bottle and other necessary personal equipment.
  • Clothing: The weather in the Everest Region is unpredictable. Thus, you have to be prepared for the sudden change in the weather. Thus, you have to take thermal undergarments, layered clothes and trekking trousers to make yourself cozy and warm. Fleece and down jacket with a scarf, hat and mittens are also very useful during this trek.
  • Sleeping bag: In Everest region, the weather might reach below zero. Thus, a quality sleeping bag is necessary which can keep you warm and safe during the trek.
  • Trekking poles: While walking in the rocky and steep grounds, you have to be careful whereas trekking poles help your ankle and knees to prevent you from the possible mishaps.
  • Headlamp: For Navigating early in the morning and evening time, you need the headlamps while moving though the lodge and tea houses in the lush forests.
  • Sunglasses: UV protected and a quality Sunglasses is required to prevent yourself from the glare of the snow and intense mountain sunshine.
  • Water container and purification tablets: The water during the trek is most essential. Healthy and pure water makes your trek full of energy whereas polluted water might hamper your health. Thus, water container and purification tablets are really necessary.
  • First aid box: The first aid equipment like bandages, antiseptic cream, pain relievers, and altitude sickness medication is crucial. The trekking leader of the trek also carries first aid medical kit for your safety.

Access the Asia Treks offers its customers a thorough packing list, equipment rental choices, and guidance on the best supplies for their trekking requirements. In order to complete their trek to the Everest region securely and comfortably, we want to make sure that our clients have all the required supplies.

                   

ADVISORY

  • Non-bio degradable materials are not allowed to dispose in the trekking route randomly.
  • Proper follow of the guidance provided by the leader/guide of the trek.
  • Alcoholic beverages and other intoxicating substances are highly discouraged.
  • There might be the chances of bad weather so be prepared for the inconvenience caused by the unpredictable weather.
  • Try to be mentally and physically prepared before this trek with few short hikes before this trek is highly recommended.
                   

IMPORTANT THINGS REQUIRED

  • Passport
  • Few passport size photos for TIMS and other official documents
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Personal handbag and luggage
  • Snacks and sweets like chocolate bar (if required)
  • Warm clothes, down jacket and multilayered clothes
  • Trekking shoes
  • Some personal items and sunscreen/sun cream
  • Water bottle and hat
                   

PRELIMINARY AND KEY NOTES

  • Greeting ‘Namaste’ (your palms held together) is the most respectful and attractive way to greet somebody and is practiced profoundly.
  • Accessibility of internet and phone calls can be made efficient using the mobile SIM Card provided by the company itself or you can buy easily in the local market. All you need is one passport sized photo and a photocopy of your physical passport in either case.
  • There are lots of major cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu along with the ancient monasteries and sculptures. Photos are not taken unless you have asked for the permission.
  • The nightlife in Kathmandu is mostly safe and concentrated in Thamel area, one of the busiest destinations for foreigners to hang out with varied options of bars, restaurants and other places to choose from. Somehow, other areas including small towns are closed before 10pm.
  • Nepalese people are friendly, truly kind and incredibly welcoming as there is a phrase in Nepali culture ‘Guests equal Gods’. Out of the blue moon, there are several chances of being cheated. Saying this, you are somehow prone to possible travel scams. Keep yourself and your belongings safe, if you are travelling solo. It is highly recommended to have one experienced guide, taking safety into consideration.

FAQ

Island peak also known as Imja Tse lies in the Everest Region of Nepal. It is called Island peak because it is surrounded by the ice and glaciers as seen from Dingboche. It is located at an altitude of 6189 m (20,305 feet) in the Khumbu region, one of the best destinations for many trekkers. This climb is considered to be the favorite destination for the novice climbers and experienced climbers. They can gain some mountaineering and technical skills during the climbing process. It is the thrilling and exciting experience one can have in this particular journey.

The best time to climb the Island peak via EBC is during the pre-monsoon season starting from March to May (March – May). And, during the post-monsoon season from September to November (September to November). During these seasons, the weather is stable and visibility is clear and excellent offering the stunning views of the Himalayas.
However, other seasons, the weather is unpredictable that makes the trek tedious and difficult.

Climbing Island peak is considered to be the moderately difficult climb. However, for the first time climbers, it might be challenging. It involves the long days of hiking in the high altitude, rocky terrains, moraines, icy terrains and snowy path. It requires the use of ice axes, ropes and crampons. However, with the proper training and acclimatization, it is achieved with good level of physical and mental fitness. Along with this, our experienced trekking and climbing leader takes proper actions necessary to make your climb successful and full of excitement.

Basically, prior climbing is not mandatory. However, it is recommended to have a good physical and mental fitness before attempting this climb. If you have some basic mountaineering skills and technical climbing ideas, then it is always a plus point. Along with this, you are provided with a pre training session before the climb. This pre training provides you the necessary information to use the climbing gears and some technical and mountaineering skills. This pre training is provided by our experienced trekking leader and climbing leader.

Safety protocols and precautions are mandatory for the successful and safe climbing. For your safety, you are provided with the necessary climbing gears and equipment before the trek. Some you can hire on your own and you can buy rest of the necessary gears. With proper use of the climbing gears, this climb is safe and easy. Along with the support from our experienced team members, this trek and climb seems achievable. You can have once in a lifetime experience during this climb.

Altitude sickness is a common issue among the trekkers and climbers who ascend in high altitudes in a quick succession. Many use Diamox to prevent themselves from AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). This is not considered good without the permission of the trekking leader and the climbing leader. Proper acclimatization, hydration, avoid of alcohol and smoking, slow ascend and good mental and physical fitness is required. This can prevent yourself from the altitude sickness and make your trip safe. If you have any long term diseases, then you have to consult with the trekking leader prior to the trekking days.

For your safety and proper record, Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) obtain a climbing permit. Along with this, you need Sagarmatha National Park Permit and TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System). These are the mandatory permits required for the Everest Region trek. All these permits are included in the package and our company will manage these permits for you prior to the trekking days or later. We assure your safety during the trek so that you can enjoy full heartedly.

During the trek, you are provided with the tea houses and lodges. Lodges provide you the proper accommodation and proper facilities as compared to the tea houses. However, tea houses provide you the basic amenities and basic requirements with clean surrounding. You can have the amazing vibes of the Himalayan region. The accommodation are comfortable during the trek.
However, during the climb, camping is required. You are provided with the tent facility with camping equipment installed by our team. An experienced cook and camping staffs are provided to manage everything at the top.

Review

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    February 26, 2018
  • star ratingtraumtour zum everest bacecamp  - in einer kleinen gruppe von drei personen begleitete uns arjun von der agentur access the asia,ich reise viel hatte aber noch nie so einen guten service.arjun hat sich um alles... read more

    avatar thumb Navigate221478
    December 10, 2017

    star ratingAwesome Experience with team in Pokhara last months. Highly dedicated access the asia team with many experience in tourism sector.

    avatar thumb Prajjwal S
    June 3, 2022

    star ratingFantastic service, fantastic people!! - Access the Asia are a great company - I was well looked after from the moment I contacted them. Arjun helped me tailor a trek to suit what I wanted... read more

    avatar thumb Jodi B
    April 24, 2017

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