• Thrilling flight to Lukla
  • Get to experience ancient culture and tradition of Sherpas
  • Trek through the wild ambiance in the Sagarmatha National Park
  • Explore Namche Bazar
  • Climb the summit of Gokyo Ri and observe the display of mountains
  • Crossing the dangerous Cho La Pass, Renjo La Pass, and Kongma La pass
  • Reach the summit of Island Peak
  • Witness irresistible beauty of the Himalayan landscape
  • Observe surreal views of snowy mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Bruntse, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Kongde, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, etc
Trip Details

Everest Three Pass with Island Peaking Climbing is a perfect adventurous blend to explore the Everest region. Walking through many beautiful and hidden villages up to the isolated region where you will only be greeted by snow and high mountains. Crossing the three high passes, Cho La Pass, Kongma La Pass, and Renjo La Pass will allow you to immerse yourself in the wonders of this Himalayan region.

Climbing Island Peak with Three Passes is a very good way to keep your feet into the climbing world of Himalayas. The journey is not technically challenging, but do require strong physical fitness, stamina, and will power perfect for novice climbers. Everest Three Pass with Island Peaking Climbing 23-days offers a completely different perspective of the Everest region.

This is an ideal option for anyone who is looking for an adventurous and thrilling journey in the Khumbu region. We, Go For Nepal Treks & Expedition has professionally crafted our Everest Three Pass with Island Peaking Climbing itinerary. With us, you will be getting the most comprehensive package along with the best service. Get in touch with us to know more about Everest Three Pass with Island Peaking Climbing.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft).
  • Day 2Trip Preparation Day.
  • Day 3Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft) and trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft); 40 min flight and 3/4 hrs trek.
  • Day 4Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283 ft); 5/6 hrs.
  • Day 5Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,283 ft).
  • Day 6Namche Bazaar to Thame (3,736m/12,255 ft); 5/6 hrs.
  • Day 7Thame to Lungden (4,368 m/14,328 ft); 3/4 hrs.
  • Day 8Lungden to Gokyo Valley (4,750 m).
  • Day 9Hike to Gokyo Ri (5,330 m/17,483 ft) to Thangna (4750 m/15,580 ft); 5/6 hrs.
  • Day 10Thangna to Cho La pass (5,420 m/17,604 ft) to Dozgla; 8/10 hrs.
  • Day 011Dazlonga Lobuche to (4.770 m); 6/7 hrs.
  • Day 012Trek to Gorak Shep to Everest Base camp (5,545m/18,192ft); 7 hrs.
  • Day 013Early in the morning Hike to Kalaphatar back to Lobuche to Kongma.
  • Day 014Kongma La (5,535m/18,159ft) to Chhukung (4,730m/15,518ft); 6/7 hrs.
  • Day 015Chhukung to Island Peak Base Camp (5,200m/17,060ft); 3/4 hrs.
  • Day 016Island Peak Base Camp to Summit (6,189m/20,305ft) and back to Chukung; 10/12 hrs.
  • Day 017Island Peak Base Camp to Pangboche (3,985m/13,074ft); 5/6 hrs.
  • Day 018Pangboche to Namche Bazaar; 4/5 hrs.
  • Day 019Namche Bazaar to Lukla; 6/7 hrs.
  • Day 020Fly to Kathmandu.
  • Day 021Final departure.
Day to Day detail itinerary

What to Expect

  • Airport pickups and drops.
  • Accommodation in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Climbing peak permit & other necessary permits (Sagarmatha National Park Permit, TIMS and Climbing Permit).
  • A professional English speaking trained trekking guide and a climbing guide.
  • Daily wages, insurance, cloth, food, the shelter of staff and porters.
  • Internal Flight Tickets (Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu).
  • Tea House accommodation during the trek.
  • Tent/camping accommodation during the climb.
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during trek and climb.
  • Complete camping equipment.
  • Transport of all food supply & equipment from the trip starting point to the ending point as per itinerary.
  • Duffel bag to keep your things.
  • Good quality tents and kitchen equipment for camping.
  • Farewell dinner.
  • First Aid Medical Kit box.
  • Trekking Map.
  • Rescue arrangement only (must cover by your travel and rescue insurance).
  • All local and governmental taxes.
  • International Airfare.
  • City sights entrance fees.
  • Bar bills & personal expenses.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Emergency rescue charges if necessary.
  • Climbing bonus for Sherpa climbers.
  • Extra shower, battery re-charge fee, snacks, etc.
  • Personal equipment and clothing & gears.
  • Tips to guide and porter.
  • Cost raised by cancellation, landslide, weather, political unrest, the illness which are not under our control.
  • Guide Potter Tips.

Useful Info

Himalayan Penchant

Everest Three Pass with Island Peak Climbing is the best way to traverse in the Everest region. From rich culture to high Himalayan mountains, you will get to experience everything in this package. As you will get elevation, you will come across several beautiful lakes, moraines, glaciers, and valleys. Along with picturesque valleys and huge glaciers, you will get to see spectacular views of Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), Lobuche East (6,119 m), Lobuche West ( 4,940 m), Taboche Peak (6,501 m), Mt. Kangtega (6,782 m), Khumbutse (6,665 m), Pumori (7,161 m), and numerous other mountains.

Everest Three Pass with Island Peaking Climbing landmark

There are so many things to look around and explore during Everest Three Pass with Island Peaking Climbing. Starting from the Lukla airport to Namche Bazar is one of the main highlights of this trek. Cho La Pass, Renjo La Pass, and Kongma La Pass are the three passes that you will cross during the Everest Three Pass Trekking. These passes will present you with an irresistible view of the Himalayan landscape. Likewise, you will explore beautiful Gokyo village and hike up to Gokyo Ri. And, the major highlight is reaching the top of Island Peak.

Culture & Ethnic Diversity

During Everest Three Pass with Island Peaking Climbing, you will trek through several villages that will present you with the rich culture and tradition of Sherpa people. People from the Sherpa community mostly lives in the Khumbu region. Similarly, you can also find Rais, Limbus, Sunwars, Manangis, and Lopas. All of these people are from different community and carries their own major festivals, culture, languages, dress, and delicacies. The entire region is full of monasteries, chortens, gumba, and mani stones that will showcase you the cultural richness of the region.

Natural Aptitude

Everest Three Pass with Island Peaking Climbing passes by the Sagarmatha National Park, which is habitat to many wildlife including the red panda, snow leopard, etc. Sagarmatha National Park is also part of UNESCO Natural World Heritage Sites. The national park includes several florae as well. Likewise, other parts of the trail also include beautiful forests of rhododendron, pine, fir, maple, cedar, juniper, etc. The entire region is extremely rich in vegetation and ranges from subalpine to alpine zone. You will also cross streams, glacial lakes, moraines, and high passes.

Everest Three Pass with Island Peaking Climbing difficulty

Everest Three Pass with Island Peaking Climbing is a challenging journey not in terms of technical climbing but the journey is physically exhausting. The long steep ascends, rugged path, and high altitude makes the journey strenuous. You need to walk on slippery and snowy areas for a minimum of 6 hours a day daily.

Likewise, you will cross three difficult passes as well. You’ll need to adapt to sleeping on hard beds and withstand sub-zero temperatures. However, it doesn't mean one cannot go on this trek. Good health and strong physical fitness are all you need to go on Island Peak Climbing.

Altitude Sickness and Prevention

Altitude sickness or Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is an illness usually occurs during high elevation journey. If you live in low altitude or on a sea level, and you suddenly go on trek or journey that will take you above 2,000 or 4,000 meters above, there is a high chance of getting altitude sickness if not acclimated properly.

Likewise, Everest Three Pass with Island Peaking Climbing will lead you above 6,000 meters. A strong and healthy body can also suffer from AMS, therefore it is very necessary to move gradually while acclimating your body at the lower levels. Also, drink plenty of water to avoid altitude sickness.

Transportation and Bag Pack

The journey begins with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. From here, you will gradually ascend to the top of Island Peak.

Here is the list of things you should carry during Everest Three Pass with Island Peaking Climbing:

  • Pair of hiking pants and casual pants
  • T-shirts
  • Thermal Wears
  • Breathable Underwears
  • Trekking shoes/socks
  • Rain jacket
  • Gloves
  • Sun hat
  • Sleeping bag
  • Trekking Pole
  • First aid kit
  • Climbing Gears (rope, harness, climbing boots, ice-ax, crampons, etc)
  • Toiletries (toilet paper, hand sanitizer, sunblock, towel, soap, shampoo, sanitary napkins, etc)
  • Miscellaneous (camera, extra batteries, journal, cards, bars, snacks, water purification tablets, etc)

Food and Accommodation during Everest Three Pass with Island Peaking Climbing

You will be staying overnight in the lodge and tent during the Everest Three Pass with Island Peaking Climbing. The rooms are often small and basic with common washrooms. For food, you will get dishes like rice, curries, soups, momo, noodles, sandwiches, bakery, tea, coffee, bars, etc. As the elevation will go higher the choice of the food will also get limited. During your stay in a tent, meals will be prepared by our team members.

Best Season to go on Everest Three Pass with Island Peaking Climbing

The best time to go on this adventurous journey is from March to May and September to November. This is the most preferable time for trekking and climbing in the Everest region. The weather remains mostly stable, and the clear sky makes the views prominent.

Everest Three Pass with Island Peaking Climbing cost

Everest Three Pass with Island Peaking Climbing cost is a little bit on the pricey side compared to general trips in the Everest region. You will be crossing three high passes along with scaling the beautiful Island Peak. We, Go For Nepal Treks & Expedition assures you to offer the best deal on the package. Get in touch with us to know more about the cost of Everest Three Pass with Island Peaking Climbing.

Miscellaneous

  • Carry extra cash as there will be no ATMs on the trail or villages
  • Make sure to take out insurance
  • Drink plenty of water and keep yourself hydrated
  • Get a good map
  • Check your gears nicely before the starting of the trip
  • Walk slowly and safely