Island Peak Climb and Everest Three Passes Trek

Island Peak Climb and Everest Three Passes Trek

Key Information
  • Duration20 Days
  • Difficulty LevelStrenuous
  • Max Altitude6,189m
  • Arrival CityKathmandu
  • Group Size1-13

Summary of Island Peak Climb and Everest Three Passes Trek

Climbing Island Peak and the Everest Three Passes Trek leads us to a number of stunning blue lakes in the Gokyo valley, the well-known Renjo La (5,360m), Cho La (5,420m), and Kongma La (5,535m) pass, as well as the base camp of Mount Everest before ascending the Island Peak (6,189m).

In addition to Island Peak and Everest Three Pass, our 20-day climbing expedition also includes Gokyo Ri (5357m) and Kala Patthar (5,545m), which offer breathtaking up-close views of the Himalayas. Island Peak is an island because it is encircled on two sides by the majestic Lhotse/Nuptse South Wall to the north and Baruntse to the south.

The Khumbu region's highlights are covered by this tour. This walk might be difficult due to the elevation and terrain. But it will be worth it for the distinctive scenery and tranquility adjacent to the pristine lakes.

The Himalayan Odyssey, along with knowledgeable trekking guides and porters, organizes the Island Peak Climb through Everest Three Passes. Explorers searching for a strenuous trek with island climbing opportunities can consider an Everest base camp Island peak climbing trip.

Route Outline for Island Peak Climb and Everest Three Passes Trek

Island Peak Climb and Everest Three Passes Trek Package last for 20 days. We advise you to provide extra time in case a domestic flight is delayed or there are any other disasters caused by nature. After a flight from Kathmandu, the trek begins at Lukla. The Everest Three Passes Trail is then continued once we ascend to Namche Bazaar.

Island Peak Climb and Everest Three Passes Trek Difficulty

Climbing Island Peak with Three High Passes is difficult. You can reach the peak if you are in good physical shape. If you have already hiked to a high altitude, this is a fantastic challenge. The initial portion of the journey is physically demanding because you are trudging up rugged terrain at a height of more than 5000m. This section, however, is clearly not technical. You must equip crampons and a rope once you arrive to the glacier field. Throughout this part, there is a chance of falling into crevasses coated with snow.

Although it might feel daunting, you will always be on safety lines. You eventually arrive at the headwall's base. This portion of the climb is the most difficult due to the steep slope and thin air. Although the climbing route is made safe by fixed lines, getting to the top ridge will require a lot of effort and willpower. It is best suited for hikers who have some prior experience utilizing fixed ropes and crampons when hiking at high heights. Given that training will be provided, this is not necessary.

Food and Accommodation during Island Peak Climb and Everest Three Passes Trek

If you don't mind staying in a simple teahouse run by locals throughout the Island Peak Climb and Everest Three Passes Trek, that is. As you make your way up to the high-altitude areas with a little population, the lodges you may expect to find have cozy rooms, twin beds, mattresses, blankets, and a communal bathroom. However, you will have to spend the night in a tent while climbing the peak.

The walk will go closer to rural areas with few transit choices, where there may not be many options for food and shelter. One of the meals you'll have while on your hikes is dal bhat, a typical Nepalese dish.

Emergency evacuation while doing Island Peak Climb and Everest Three Passes Trek

In Nepal, helicopter evacuations are the usual maximum method of managing an emergency, and there may be a well-set-up infrastructure for managing logistics. Incidents are uncommon, and Island Peak and Everest trek is positioned in a well-supported area of Nepal, along with the Himalayan Rescue Center in Pheriche. 

It is virtually crucial to have travel insurance in the area and to be clear about your vacation spot and what you're doing to the insurance company. On the occasion of an emergency, the team, in addition to the guide, porters, and everybody else around might be accountable for moving a casualty. 

A helicopter evacuation may be organized through your insurance company. However, you may want to open a case and describe the situation to the insurance company. The best advice in the case of altitude sickness is to avoid risk and descend. Further elevation can quickly result in far more serious cerebral or pulmonary edema, consequently, it is usually nice to descend if you're feeling truly unwell.

Best season for Island Peak Climb and Everest Three Passes Trek

Weather is one of the important factors to look at and decide when you are traveling to high altitudes. You can see the live weather forecast, but it’s very hard to foretell being 100 % sure. So we highly recommend you to visit during the spring season (March to May) or the autumn season (September to Early December).

It is best suited to trek during those seasons as the sky will be crystal clear, as the thick clouds will also fade. With these breathtaking views of mountains, the temperature will also be lovely with sunlight being warm temperature.

The Autumn season falls just after the Monsoon and there is greenery everywhere. Waterfalls, rivers, ponds, and lakes get refilled after the Monsoon season, and it looks beautiful. So, it's the proper time to enjoy the beauty of the water of Nepal. Moreover, the air is fresh and cool during the autumn. From mid-September, it's a time of clear skies and peaceful mountain views.

Why autumn season for Island Peak Climb and Everest Three Passes Trek?

  • Experience Visionary temperature for trekkers and climbers
  • Enjoy the clarity of panoramic mountains
  • Enjoy the festival season in Nepal
  • Fresh and dust-free terrain views
  • The spring season is known for the blooming rhododendron flowers and green vegetation
  • The paths to Mera and Island Peak are beautifully decorated with varied and colorful floras
  • The dry and bright weather provides clear visibility of the environment

Why Spring season for Island Peak Climb and Everest Three Passes Trek?

  • Walk through the colorful blooming flowers and green tracks
  • Trek and climb in transparent, steady, and fair weather
  • Enjoy the clarity of mountains and terrains
  • Experience Nepal’s beauty like never before

Highlights

  • Summit one of the famous peak of Nepal, Island Peak
  • Immerse into the beauty of Gokyo Valley and turquoise lake
  • Feel the adventure while passing through Renjo La, Cho La, and Kongma  La Passes
  • Enjoy the close view of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and many other gigantic peaks
  • Experience the unique Sherpa culture and daily lifestyle

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