21 Days Island Peak Climbing with Gokyo Chola Pass Everest Base Camp

  • 21 Days
  • Peak Climbing
  • $ 3750 USD
21 Days Island Peak Climbing with Gokyo Chola Pass Everest Base Camp

Trip Facts

Start from:
Kathmandu
Finished:
Kathmandu
Country:
Nepal
Trip Duration:
21 Days
Trip Code:
AXGEI
Physical Rating:
Cultural Rating:
Group Size:
Min 2 Max 12
Max Elevation :
6189 m
Trip Level
Strenuous

Trip Highlights


Maps / Photos


Itinerary

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Pure Adventure Nepal take it as our honor to welcome you at TIA, Kathmandu. Our representative members will support you in transferring in the hotel. After some time you will be called to discuss about the trip then you will join in welcome dinner and will actively show your participation in meeting. Stay overnight in hotel.
After breakfast, we can enjoy a free day on our own or participate in a sightseeing program as optional. The sightseeing program is focused to introduce some highlights and UNESCO World Heritage sites of Kathmandu such as Durbar square, Swoyambhunath, Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath. After some hours' sightseeing, prepare things as per need, introduce with fellow participants, and Pure Adventure Nepal brief us about the trip, we get chance to ask questions we might have regarding the trip. Overnight at hotel.
On the following day you will drive to TIA, Kathmandu in an early morning to catch the scenic flight to Lukla, the door way to Everest region. It takes 35 to 40 minutes to arrive at Lukla and soon you will go for trekking to Phakding, consuming 3 hours. You will move through the Sherpa village passing numerous villages via DudhKoshi. Stay overnight in lodge. 
From Phakding you will start to stroll to Namche Bazaar, which is a beautiful and scenic village. The journey will be proceed with the bank of DudhKoshi and 2 small suspension bridges prior to arrive at Monjo village. Passing from DudhKoshi and BhoteKoshi you will start to ascend the vertical settlement area known as Namche Bazaar. The prosperous and cultural Namche will win your heart. Stay overnight in lodge. 
This is considered as the first acclimatization of Everest Expedition where you will try to adjust with the new setting and changing altitude. As a part of acclimatization you will hike to Thame and visiting local shops. Taking acclimatization you will head to Tengboche on next day so you basically you will take rest after strolling for short hours. Stay overnight in lodge. 
Today you will ascend sharply out of Namche enjoying amazing sight of Thamserku and Amadablam. You will cross all through Mong La and stop some time to peek impressing vistas of nearby snowy mountains and valleys. Enjoying flora and fauna you will arrive at Dole. Stay overnight in lodge. 
On the following day you will leave Dole to move to Machhermo (4,410m) and you will feel the trekking trail as strenuous but the nature will equally offers to outlook stunning natural beauty. Viewing eye opening views of mountains such as Kantega, Cho Oyu and Thamserku you will turn up at Machhermo. Stay overnight in lodge. 
Leaving Machhermo you will head to trek Gokyo situated at 4,750 meter. You will trek along several lakes on the way to it. Ongoing progressively upward you will arrive at Gokyo where you will have your lunch. Gokyo will give you pleasant experience of camping. Stay overnight in tented camp. 
Today you will wake up early and set out to explore the lake and hike to GokyoRi which seems phenomenal. Trekking for 3 hours from Gokyo will take you to Thangnak which is to be found at an elevation of 4,700 meter. From here you will approach to significant destination on the next day. Stay overnight in tented camp. 
Today you will carry out hike to Chola Pass s you need to begin the hike in an early morning. Chola Pass (5,368m) is not that easy and it makes you stroll on the glacier, rocky trail. Then, you will link Chola Pass to Lobuche by stretching eventually all through the rim and the nature will help you in viewing Thamserku, Taboche and Kangtega. Taking bend round through an extensive river bed you will turn up at Lobuche. Stay overnight in tented camp. 
Moving from the lateral moraine of Khumbu Glacier you will head to GorakShep. While continuing the trek you can capture the initial peek of Kala Patthar soon you will reach at GorakShep and be ready to sight snow covered mountains called Mount Everest. Arriving at the EBC you will develop respect for the trekkers who are heading to Everest mountaineers. At base camp you will be gifted with amazing scene of Pumori, Khumbuste and Nuptse. From EBC you will again trek back to GorakShep. Stay overnight in tented camp. 
This is the day you will hike to the highest spot called Kala Pattharkown as Black stone. Waking up early you will ascend to Kala Patthar where you can outlook entire Khumbu region. Then you will trek to Dingbochecrossing numerous Mani Walls, Chortens and tiny villages. Strolling for Dingboche will make you sight AmaDablam, valley and charming village of Dingboche. Stay overnight in teahouse. 
Today is another rest day, we take a days hike to Nagarstang hill, not all the way to top, but half way, climbing about 300 metres from Dingboche, and back before lunch, then we have free time to take rest. We will sleep the night here. 
Leave taking from Dingboche will open the trekking route to Chhukung and like Dingboche is known among the trekkers and climbers as a stopover, Chhukung too serve alike facility. You will find good lodges with the prospect of seeing Nup Glacier and Lho Glacier. Stay overnight in lodge. 
Heading forward from Chhukung you will trek to Island Peak Base Camp taking 3 to 4 hours. For that you will head towards the southern face turning to eastern and will prolong to zigzag trail. Passing through the route will make appear Imja and Lhotse glacier with wide valley. Stay overnight in camp. 
With full preparation and motivation you will move ahead towards the summit of Island Peak thus you will go after the rock ravine. Initially the trail does not bring any trouble in your journey but you have to be careful while passing through the rock. Moving through the ridgeline will illustrate chilling and traverse of the summit glacier. Making use of rope in needed spot will formulate the climb stress-free. Rising the Summit and rejoicing the conquestwill make you return to the Chhukung after extensive ascend. Stay overnight at Chhukung. 
Celebrating the victory on the following day you will begin to trek Tangboche  to be found at the Khumjung VDC. Enjoying the vistas you will come across with the native people such as Sungdare Sherpa and Sherpas. Stay overnight in lodge.  
Leaving Tangboche you will trek back to Namche, charming destination for trekking. As you are familiar with the landscapes of Namche you will find trouble free to trek Namche. Here, you can visit the towns and see local handicrafts made by the natives. From Namche you will move to Lukla on next day. Stay overnight in lodge.  
Today you will trek to Lukla which is considered as the door way to move into Everest region. The geographical setting of Lukla will make you think about its physical structure and its adventurous nature. The fact that the native are staying happily despite of the difficulty will make you inspire the most about the trek. In the evening you will end the day by showing gratitude to all the helpers, porters and team members who have played their role throughout the trek. Stay overnight in lodge. 
Weather permitting we take a short early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu on day 19 (approx. 40 minutes). We return to the Kathmandu Hotel and have free time for shopping. In Kathmandu, there are many markets for clothing, embroidery, carpets or ceramics. Or you can just chill out. 
Continuing the trip for lengthy duration today it’s time for parting from us. You will set off from us and head towards your hometown from TIA. It does not matter for how long you have spent here the thing that matter is how we have spent together creating memories. You will be actually missed in our heart and we are hopefulness to receive you again. 

Inclusions

  • Transport: Airportpickup and drop in privet vehicle/Round trip Flight(Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu) including departure taxes
  • Accommodations : Three Star Hotels in Kathmandu(3nights)and Best available Lodge/Tea house during the trek(16nights) and tented camp(1nights)
  • Meals:Breakfast in Kathmandu and all the food(Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) during trekking and climbing
  • An experienced English speaking guide on the trek and Experience Climbing guidethat is government licensed and trained.And also necessary staff and Sherpas.This includes insurance/ salaries/flight/ equipment/ food and lodging for all staff on trekking and climbing
  • Duffle bag/Sleeping bag/Pure Adventure Nepal T-Shirt/ trekking maps.(but Duffle bag and Sleeping bag has to be returned after the trip completion)
  • All necessary paperwork and permits (TIMS/ National park fee/ Climbing permit )
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government/ local taxes and Pure Adventure Nepal service charge
  • Farewell dinner
  • Trip Achievement certificate

Equipments List

  • 1 Pair strong hiking boots
  • 1 Pair climbing boots(waterproof):can hire in Kathmandu
  • 1Helmet:can hire in Kathmandu
  • 2 Pairs light socks
  • 1 Pair sports shoes
  • 3 Pairs heavy wool socks
  • 1 Medium rucksack\backpack
  • 1 Small day pack
  • 1 Sleeping bag (according to seasons)
  • 1 Inner sleeping sheet
  • 1 Fleece\warm sweater
  • 1 Sweatshirt\light sweater
  • 1 Water and windproof jacket
  • 2 Pair lightweight trousers
  • 1 pair shorts
  • 2 Long sleevs cotton or polypro
  • 1 Water bottle-1 or 2litre
  • 1 Down jacket\all weather Anorak
  • 1 Turch\flashlight and spare batteries
  • 1 Medium sized towel
  • 1 Swiss type knife?
  • 1 Money belt?
  • Cotton headscarf\bandanna
  • Warm hat\gloves(waterproof?)
  • Sunglasses and sunhat
  • Water purification tablets\solution
  • Sunblock cream(30-50)
  • Swimming costumes\bathing suit(?) Washing kit: include
  • underwear(including thermals)
  • Personal toiletries
  • Talcum powder 2 T-shirt
  • Moleskin for blister
  • Toilet Paper
  • Bio degradable soap\shampoo
  • Any personal medication
  • 3\4 plastic bags(for wrapping clothes)

Important Notes

  • This trip start from Kathmandu on Day 1 at 5 pm(meeting@hotel Moonlight)
  • Phone:+977-1-4383566/4383528(Moonlight Hotel)
  • or Pureadventure Nepal(+977-1-4700873) or +977-9851039651(Operation)

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