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Short Island Peak Trip

Trip Facts

13 days,
Trip Destination:
Island peak
Program Type:
Max. Altitude:
6100 meter,
Minimum Pax:
Walking and Climbing,
Start Trip:
End Trip:
Tea house base lodges,
domestic flights and private vechicles,
Per Day Walking:
3 to 7 hours,
Trip Grade:
Short Island Peak Trip


The short Island peak trip is also known as a ninja Peak, Which is 6179 meters high from the sea level. it is one of the popular Climbing peaks for adventure travelers. Short island peak trip is designed for fit and experienced travelers to experience the Himalaya kingdom of Everest.

Short Island peak holiday is one of the major climbing peaks in Everest region due to low altitude , short time to submit and easy to go from Dingbuche Sherpa residency, where you don't need proper many tents, it is not so expensive climbing to go and back, this is why it is popular and being major attraction of Everest region.

There are hundreds of trekkers used to climb each year as it is beautiful and life experience as well as the incredible world of mountain climbing. Our adventure leader takes you into the Sherpa village, their Culture and heartland of Khumbu region before submitting the Peak, which makes you acclimatize already and you get to know the scenario of that area, what is actual Everest region.

Short Island peak climbing trip's itinerary can be expended beyond Chola and Gokyo or just Everest base camp, so on your request and time, you have we recommend to you what is best to do and customize the trip As per your interest.

Island Peak Climbing Highlights:

  • Explore Kathmandu City,
  • Scenic flight experience to/from Lukla,
  • Visit Namche Bazaar and viewpoint of first Everest view,
  • Visit Museum & National park Documentary,
  • Majestic mountain views including Mt. Everest, Mt, Ama Dablam & others
  • submit  Island peak top & island peak base camp,
  • Experience the local culture, 


Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu airport. pick up you and transfer to your hotel by private vehicle.

Day 2: Fly to Lukla(2860M) and trek to Phasing village(2660M). overnight in the Pahakding village.

Day 3: Trek to Namche(3450M), it is a beautiful day we walking through fine Forest, River, Suspension Bridges and first eye contract with mt Everest before you reach to Namche.it is about 6 hours walking. overnight in Namche Bazar.

Day 4: Rest day in Namche Bazaar,

Day 5: Trek to Tengboche(3890m), It is about 5 hours walking passing some sherpa house, majestic view of Amadablam and Thamsherku including Everest. overnight in Tengboche.

Day 6: Trek to Dingboche(4360m), It is also about 5 hours walking but the landscape will be even easier to walk only you need to walk slower cause of altitude. overnight in Dingbuche hotel.

Day 7: Acclimatizing day and Peak preparation,

Day 8: Trek to Island peak base camp with climbing guide and helper. overnight in Island peak base camp.

Day 9: You will get the general climbing idea and raining from your climbing Guide and about midnight you start to climb and in the morning around 7 am you are already back to base camp. and head down to Chhukung or Dingboche it depends how tired you are. It is also your farewell dinner night with your climbing guide and he expects also tip after doing that adventure.

Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazar, it is about 7 hours easy walking mostly descending and relief walk back to Namche where you can get the drink, bar, coffee, and many new friends around. overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Day 11: Trek to Lukla t is the same way what you took way up and it's about 7 hours walking and the final adventure day of your trip so by the evening time your guide and porters will expect good tip list 10 % of total and farewell dinner.

Day 12: Fly back to Kathmandu in the morning and transfer yet o your hotel.

Day 13: Departure day or if you want you to stay sometime as per your interest but give you drop services whenever you ready to leave. 

Whats Included?

Service Includes

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private Car/Jeep /Van,
  • 2 to 3-star categories hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast for two night.
  • Teahouse local base private accommodation during the trek,
  • Tented accommodation a climbing guide during your climbing time.
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner during your trekking a claiming both,
  • Transportation as per your itinerary,
  • Flight ticket (Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu)
  • English speaking trekking and climbing guide and perter91 porter for two trekkers),
  • Guide and porter salary,
  • Climbing permit and national park permit/Tims,
  • All taxes and essential paperwork, 
  • Climbing equipment,

Service Excludes

  • Alcoholic and Nonalcoholic drinks including water,
  • Medicine and emergency helicopter flights,
  • Your international flight tickets,
  • Bar bills,
  • Tip for guide and porter, it is highly expected,
  • your extra food,
  • Chocolate, toilet paper, shower, wifi, battery charge.

Essential Infos

1. Mountain Accommodation:

Rooms are based on 2 people generally sharing a twin bed in one room, it is safe and clean but you have to use bathroom services outside of your room.

It is really important that you have to understand that the accommodation during your trekking will be very basic but clean and safe.

2. what is the best months to trek in Nepal?         

There are two main trekking seasons Sep. to Dec. and Feb 15 to April is the best because by that time you can easily explore beautiful mountain every day because of clear weather each day in Nepal, However, you can make your trip all year. around Nepal.

3. Food in the mountain

When we start our trek in the mountain, we can have typical Nepalese foods and also continental, Tibetan, Italian, Indian soon it means each settlement serve you many different foods on your choice and the foods are fresh and organic most of the places.                                                                                                                                  
When you arrive in Kathmandu you can have breakfast at your hotel and when you are in trekking you will get breakfast, lunch, and dinner from the hotel menu each settlement so as a guide since 13 years I suggest you to have vegetable foods most during your trek in the mountain and also less friend food will help you a lot to be strong to walk each day.

4. Physical Condition & Experience Requirements:

Mount Everest Base Camp Trek is a moderate trek suitable for passionate walkers who have the ability to walk at least 4-7 hours a day with a light rucksack. In some days we might even need to walk for 7 to 8 hours. Walking in higher altitudes is more physically demanding than walking in the lower altitudes; however, if we are in excellent health with average physical fitness, have a positive attitude and strong determination, we can accomplish the trek successfully. Exercising and jogging regularly for some weeks prior to the trip is a good idea to enhance our strength and stability. Past hiking experience would be an asset but no technical skill is required for this trip. Participants with pre-existing medical conditions such as heart, lung, and blood diseases should inform Himalayan Glacier before booking the trek. We also recommend that you consult your doctor(s) before the trip             

5. What is altitude sickness?                                           

Mountain high altitude sickness occurs when you cannot get enough oxygen while you are in the high region over 3000 meters basically. The main symptoms of mountain sickness are a headache, lack of sleep, you don’t really feel hungry, nausea, dizziness, if you are in the critical situation you might get some blood bleeding from your nose and your cough will be really dry.

When some people who are not used to the high altitude and if he/she goes fast from low altitude, in that case, you might get altitude sickness easily because your body can’t exit rapidly that high so quick. So for altitude sickness can be the descending the main medicine and warm drinking water helps you a lot, as well as you, need to keep your warm body and drink as much as possible that helps a lot.

6. What to take with you for trekking?

  • Sun Hat or p cap and warm hat,
  • Headlight, Sun Cream/lip Bam and Sunglasses
  • Toothpaste/brush/soap and Gloves,
  • Down and another warm jacket long-sleeved shirt/t-shirt,
  • 2 piece Windbreaker trousers,
  • 2 piece Windproof paints,
  • Trekking boots and Wool/cotton socks
  • Metal Water bottle at list 1 ltr big size or camel bag,
  • Spare of camera batteries, plug, and charger
  • Flip flops, Raincoat, Rucksack, and compass,
  • Sleeping Bag and walking sticks,
  • General Medicine(Paracetamol, do max, syntax, bandage, blister tape, etc)

Is Nepal safe to make holiday?

Yes, it is safe country since 10 years especially when rebel party involves in election and peace agreement in 2006 than all political party is already in parliament and doing their best, it means where ever you go to Nepal you are safe. if you feel scared still you can have your authorized guide who will take care of you and give you much information.

How Can I get Nepal visa?

To get visa for Nepal is a easy once you arrive In TIA Kathmandu you can get visa within 20 minute, you just need to get 2 p.p size photo, your passport and  some money such as 15 Days stay in Nepal cost 25 USD per person, 30 USD for 30 Days and 100 USD for 3 month tourist visa. All service you will get easier when you arrive at Kathmandu airport. Where is the best area to trek in Nepal?

There are so many trekking routes in Nepal, but few of them are really popular as it is nicer than many other treks in n Nepal. Everest base camp trekking, Gokyo lake trekking, Annapurna base camp trekking, Annapurna circuit trek, Poon hill trek these are the most popular trekking route in Nepal. If you prefer to visit a restricted area or, rural area to explore the localities of Nepal there are so many options that we have and you can visit safely.

Which season is the best to travel to Nepal?

Nepal is rich in biodiversity as it has many different temperature and climate within a few hour drives. So, as we have four seasons in a year we trek mostly in winter (Sep. to Dec) and spring (Mar. to June). The best season of the year is Sep to Dec, you will have clear weather and spectacular view each day this is why people used to call the best season of the year.

What type of equipment do I need to bring for the trek?

The trekking equipment will depend on where you are going if you are trekking to Everest base camp or Annapurna base camp trek you should bring proper equipment such as down Jacket, Sleeping Bag, Windproof pant so no. You have to bring this trekking equipment which is as below:

  • Sleeping bag, torch,

  • Down Jacket,
  • Trekking pools, a pair of t-shirt and pair Pant,
  • Pair of suck and Sun Glass,
  • General medicine,
  • Rucksack and day bag,
  • Windproof jacket, Gloves, warm hat,
  • Inner drawer and thermal,
Can I trek in Nepal?

Yes, you can easily trek in Nepal because there are so many trekking routes. If you are going to trek in Nepal for the first time you can make the easy trek to Poon hill, or Langtang trek these are an easy walking trek. If you are adventurous trekkers you can go to Everest base camp, Gokyo trekking, Chola pass trekking, Annapurna base camp, Annapurna circuit trek etc. so you consult with your local travel agent when you decide to go to Nepal which is the best area up on your pace.

Can I get an experienced guide in Nepal?

Yes, you can get an experienced guide in Nepal if you book your trip with trekking company or agent. You have to check very well who is going with you through your agent than figure out he is a nice guy or not. There are so many options but manly package trekking and day ways salary base trekking.

What is the price of Everest trekking?

There are so many different trekking and travel company who organize all trekking and touring activities in Nepal and they have their own strategy and price but the fact of the trek is the same so if you are in Nepal to make Everest base camp trekking and if you are alone it cost comparatively more than groups, in general for solo trekkers Kathmandu to Kathmandu 12 days Everest base camp trek cost 1299 USD and if you are two people going there cost 1199 USD. If you are budget travelers still you can save some money with this cost but this price is just enough to do all activities during your 12 days time up to the mountain. you have more than 8 people in your group one get free trip while you are in Nepal except for your domestic flights.

What is the maximum weight for the porter in Nepal?

Nepal tourism board published some rules and regulation for porters who used to work generally with tourist they carry 25 kg , so in general you will get one porter for two trekkers it means one trekker need to make their weight about 12.5 kg and if you have extra clothes or any extra things that you bought from your country you can leave in hotel locker in Kathmandu once you are back you will get it, it is safe.

What is the maximum weight can I take to Lukla in a plane?

Flying to Lukla we will be in a small plane whereas just 14  to 16 people in one plane it is small this is why there is short of strict rules need to be just 15 kg per person as a luggage and small day bags as a hand carry you can take with you. if you have any extra things in your bag you can leave in Kathmandu hotel before you leave than it helps a lot to repack and to follow the rules. Still, after repacking your bag have more than 15 kg you have to pay 5 USD per kg than you can fly in or out.

How much do I need to tip for guide and porter?

Tipping things is not compulsory but it is highly expected from field staff during your trek in Nepal such as waiter Driver, Guide porters. Mainly if you are in Nepal and doing more than week trip with guide or with porter you can tip about 100 USD for guide and 80 USD for porter but if they make your special trip with lots of information take caring and you feel safe all the time with them than you can add more tip on top of that.

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Giusy Bertolotto

Giusy Bertolotto Aug 1, 2012

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

The trip to Nepal was a great experience.  I organized the tour (10 days) with Santosh Gauli . Very good flexibility on his part to change the program to suit our needs (both of time and things to see). Santosh welcomed us at the airport and we have always followed the best. I was really happy for his organization of all the pro ... Read More

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