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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 imja Peak, Which is 6179 meter high from the sea level. it is one of the popular Climbing peak for adventure travellers. Short island peak trip is design for fit and experienced trevallers to experience the himalaya kingdom of Everest.

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

There are hundreds of trekkers used to climb each year as it is beautiful and life time experience  as well as incredible wolrd of mounain climbing. Our adventure leader take you in to the Shrepa village, their Culture and heartland of Khumbu region before subbmitiing the Peak, which makes you acclimatize already and you get to know the scenaroi 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 recoomend to you what is best to do and costomize the trip As per your interest.

Island Peak Climbing Highlights:

  • Explore kathamndu,
  • Flight to lukal through mounatins,
  • Nmache bazar and first view of everest,
  • Museum and national parkdocumentory,
  • Mjestric mountain views,
  • Island peak and island peak base camp,
  • Yak,Himalayan tha,deers and friendly sherpa peoples, 


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

Day 2: Fly to lukla(2860M) and trek to Phkading village(2660M). over night in pahakding village.

Day 3: Trek to Namche(3450M), it is 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. over night in Namche Bazar.

Day 4: Rest day in namche bazaar,

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

Day 6: Trek to Dingbuhe(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. over night in Dingbuche hotel.

Day 7; Acclimatizing day and Peak prepaartion,

Day 8; Trek to Island peak base camp with climbing guide and helper. over night in Island peak base camp.

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

Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazar, it si about 7 hours easy walking mostly decendingand relief walk back to namche where you ca get drink, bar, coffee and many new friends aorund. over night in Namche bazzar.

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

Day 12: Fly back to Kathamndu in the morning and transfer yut o your hotel.

Day 13: Departure day or if yu want you stay some time as per your interst but give you drop services when ever you ready to leave. 

Whats Included?

Service Includes

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private Car/Jeep /Van,
  • 2 to 3 star catagories hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast for two night.
  • Teahouse local base priavte accommodation during the trek,
  • Tented accomodation an climninbg guid during your climbing time.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during your rekking an climing both,
  • Transporation as per your itinerary,
  • Flight tieckt (kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu)
  • English speaking trekking and climbing guide and perter91 porter for two trekkers),
  • Guide and porter slaary,
  • Climing permit and national aprk permit/Tims,
  • All taxes and essential paper work, 
  • Climbing equipments,

Service Excludes

  • Alchohalic and Non alchohalic drinks includin 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. Best months in a year to trek?            

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 so on it means each settlements 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 settlements 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 helps 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 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 high region over 3000 meters basically. The main symptoms of mountain sickness are headache, lack of sleep, you don’t really feel hungry, nausea, dizziness, if you are in 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 high altitude and if he/she go 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  a 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,
  • Head light, Sun Cream/lip Bam and Sunglasses
  • Tooth paste/brush/soap and Gloves,
  • Down and other warm jacket long sleeved shirt/t-shirt,
  • 2 piece Wind breaker trousers,
  • 2 piece Wind proof 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, Rain coat, Rucksack, and compass,
  • Sleeping Bag and walking sticks,
  • General Medicine(Paracetamol, diomax, synex,bandage, blister tape, etc)

Nepal is safe to make holiday?

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

Where is 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 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 Nepal?

Nepal is a rich in biodiversity as it has many different temperature and climate within a few hour drive. 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 called best season of the year.

What type of equipments do I need to bring for trek?

The trekking equipment will depends 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, Wind proof pant so no. You have to bring this trekking equipment which is as bellow:

  • Sleeping bag,torch,
  • Down Jacket,
  • Trekking pools, pair of t-shirt and pair Pant,
  • Pair of suck and Sun Glass,
  • General medicine,
  • Rucksack and day bag,
  • Wind proof jacket, Gloves, warm hat,
  • Inner trawser 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 first time you can make easy trek to Poon hill, or Langtang trek these are 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 best area up on your pace.

Can I get experienced guide in Nepal?

Yes you can get 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 nice guy or not. There are so many options but manly package trekking and day ways salary base trekking.

What is the price for 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 person 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. I you have more than 8 people in your group one get free trip while you are in Nepal except your domestic flights.

What is the maximum weight for 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 trekkers need to make their weight about 12.5 kg and if you have extra cloths, or any extra things that you brought 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 ina 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 thiongs 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 to I need to tip fir guide and porter?

Tipping things is not a 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 especial 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 Aug 1, 2012

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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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