Gokyo to Everest Base Camp with Island Peak

USD 2,555
  • Activities
    Gokyo to Everest Base Camp with Island Peak
  • Max Elevation
    6189m/20299ft at Island Peak
  • Trip Duration
    21 Days
  • Trip Grade
    Technical Adventure
  • Lodging
    Eco Lodges + Tented Camp
  • Meals
    BB Plan in Kathmandu and full board during Trek and Climb
  • Transportation
    Private vehicle & flight
  • Communication
  • Group Size
    Minimum 2
  • Best Season
    Autumn and Spring
  • Per Day Walk
    Approx 4 - 6 Hours
  • Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu [1345m] & Transfer to Hotel

    Our airport arrival and departure representative will be at Tribhuvan International Airport on your arrival schedule. You will be transferred to hotel and our staff will help you until check-in procedure ends at Hotel. Either you can have rest at Hotel or visit NGT’s office. In the evening, join our welcome dinner program organized by Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition Team.

    BB Plan + Welcome Dinner

  • Day 02: Fly from Ramechhap to Lukla [2800m/9184ft] & Trek to Phakding [2640m/8659ft] [20 min flight & 3-4 Hrs Trek]

    Due to Air traffic at Kathmandu Airport ( civil aviation authority ). Now, the aircraft flight from Ramechhap to Lukla (instead of Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu) which takes approximately about 20 minutes. Lukla is the gateway to Khumbu and entire Everest region. From Lukla, our trek starts following a gentle climb through left bank of the Dudh Koshi River. The Dudh Kosi approaches as we pass along mani walls and arrive at a Ghat teahouse. The route continues along a small path with many climbs and descents following the left bank of Dudh Koshi to Phakding.

    Tea House Lodge
    All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar [3440m/11283ft] [5-6 Hrs Trek]

    Leaving Phakding we will follow the trail that crosses a stream before climbing up the terraced hill until we arrive at Bengar. From there our trek continues along the path with many ups and downs, we make a stop at the National Park Service where the park entrance fee is collected. As the mountain path zigzags uphill, we emerge at a ridge top rest area that offers excellent views of Everest and Lhotse. The climb eases somewhat as the path goes along the pine forest to reach Namche Bazaar – the Sherpa Capital. Namche Bazaar has an abundance of lodges, tea shops and souvenir shops.

    Tea House Lodge
    All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 04: Rest at Namche Bazaar for Acclimatization and Excursion.

    Acclimatization is very essential for avoiding high altitude sickness. Today we will have a rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization. It is an ideal place to spend a rest day for acclimatization at the high altitude before heading off towards Dole. For the acclimatization, we can walk up to Khunde Hospital which was set-up by Sir Edmund Hillary, or a one hour walk up to the Syangboche 3800m for an outstanding view of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Dole [4040m/13251ft] [5-6 Hrs Trek]

    From Namche Bazaar our route heads up all the way to Khumjung, a picturesque village which also has its own gompa at the top end of town. During the trek, we will have excellent views of Thamserku, Kantega and Ama Dablam. Soon after leaving Khumjung, we will follow the trail that climbs to a large Chorten on top of a ridge. We trek along a steep downhill passing through Phortse Tenga and from there we will climb steeply through rhododendron and birch forest to reach Dole.

    Tea House Lodge
    All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 06: Trek from Dole to Machhermo [4410m/13578ft] [3-4 Hrs Trek]

    From Dole, we start to climb steadily along the side of the valley, where the small and thorny bushes give way to scrub juniper as the altitude increases. Our trail passes several summer settlements, which are used when yaks are taken to these pastures to graze in the summer months. Ahead of us lies an excellent view of Cho Oyu, while back down the valley are the peaks of Kantega and Thamserku. This is a short day and we will arrive at Machhermo in time for lunch.

    Tea House Lodge
    All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 07: Trek from Machhermo to Gokyo [4750m/15580ft] [4-5 Hrs Trek]

    Today we trek towards the lakes at Gokyo. We will follow a very scenic path to Pangka and then descend slightly before making a climb over steep rocky path inclined into the valley by the side of the glacier, passing the first of the holy lakes. Soon we will arrive at the second of the lakes, crossing the path which heads across the glacier to Cho La Pass at 5420 meters – our route to Lobuche and Everest, later in the trek. The third lake is known as Dudh Pokhari and on its eastern shore is the settlement of Gokyo. Walking by the side of the lake, the scenery is magnificent with the summits of Cho Oyu and Gyachung Kang reflected in its emerald green waters.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 08: Rest day at Gokyo and excursion in and around Gokyo valley.

    Gokyo offers several points of attractions to its visitors. Sherpa people run lodges to provide the best services to the trekkers. Gokyo is situated by the side of Ngozumba glacier, the biggest glacier of Nepal. Today we can make a side trip to Firth Lake via Forth Lake.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 09: Hike to Gokyo Ri [5340m/17515ft] & trek back to Dragnag [4650m/15252ft] via Gokyo village [5-6 Hrs Trek]

    Gokyo Ri looms above the village on the northern edge of the lake. We will make an early start and follow the trail that is a steep path up the hillside. Once at the top of Gokyo Ri, we are rewarded with magnificent views of the world’s towering summits of Everest, Lhotse and Makalu. The viewpoint is considered one of the finest in the Everest region – some say it is even better than that from Kala Patthar. After spending quality time at the top we will descend back to Gokyo and from there trek towards the village of Dragnag which is situated at the shore of the Ngozumpa Glacier.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 10: Trek from Dragnag to Dzongla [4843m/15885ft] via Chola pass [5420m/17777ft] [6-7 Hrs Trek]

    From Dragnag we follow the trail that ascends slightly along the valley towards the crossing of the adventurous – Cho La Pass. The Cho La Pass is most of the time covered with blue ice giving its trekkers a chill feeling. During the crossing of the pass, we can enjoy the panoramic view of several snow-capped mountains along with the Gokyo valley. From here, the trail descends steeply down for about an hour and then slightly descending all the way to Dzongla.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge 
    Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 11: Trek from Dzongla to Gorakshep [5180m/16990ft] via Lobuche [5-6 Hrs Walk]

    From Dzongla we follow the trail that crosses the Khumbu Glacier. Along the route, we can see the memorials of people who died on the glacier. After crossing the glacier we follow the trail passing through Lobuche and then continue our trek towards Gorakshep.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge 
    Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 12: Trek from Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp [5380m/176465ft] and back to Gorakshep [4-5 Hrs Trek]

    After having our breakfast we will head towards Everest Base Camp. We will follow the trail that weaves through ice pinnacles and over the crevasses of the Khumbu Glacier. During the spring season, we will meet some expedition team on the Everest Base Camp. On the return trek back to Gorakshep, we can take a higher route for spectacular views of the Khumbu icefall and surrounding high mountains.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge 
    Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 13: Trek from Gorakshep to KalaPatthar [5545m/18177ft] and Trek to Pheriche [4250m/13940ft] [6-7 Hrs Trek]

    We will accomplish an early morning hike to Kala Patthar 5545m and enjoy the sunrise view over Mt.Everest 8848m, Mt.Lhotse 8516m, Mt.Makalu 8481m, Mt.Cho Oyu 8201m and other surrounding peaks. After spending quality time at Kalapatthar we head downwards back to Gorakshep and from there follow the trail that passes through Lobuche and continues trek to reach the windy village of Pheriche.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge 
    Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 14: Trek from Pheriche to Dingboche [4260m/13972ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

    From Pheriche, we will follow the trail that goes through rhododendron forests passing along several stupas we head towards Dingboche with good views of majestic Ama Dablam.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge 
    Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 15: Trek from Dingboche to Island Peak Base Camp [5087m/16685ft] [6-7 hrs Trek]

    From Dingboche, we will follow the trail that gradually ascends towards the high Imja valley and all the way to Island Peak Base Camp. During our trek, we will have magnificent and panoramic views of Mt. Ama Dablam 6812m, Mt. Lhotse 8501m, Mt. Nuptse 7879m, Island Peak 6189m and other peaks. We will set up our camp on the base of Island Peak’s south ridge beneath the giant wall of Nuptse and Lhotse for our overnight stay.

    Accommodation: Tented Camp
    Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 16: Island Peak summit [6189m/20299ft] & Back to Base Camp [9-10 hrs climb]

    Today we start early for achieving the summit of Island Peak. It is best if we reach the summit before noon as the strong winds after midday can create obstacles for the successful climbing of the summit. We will have to cross several crevasses and overcome technical sections with proper use of ropes, ice axes, harness and other climbing equipment. Following the guidance of our climbing experts, we will achieve the summit of this physically challenging but at the same time adventurous climb of Island Peak. From the top of the peak we are rewarded with the charismatic views of Mt. Lhotse 8501m, Mt. Makalu 8475m, Lhotse Middle Peak 8410m, Lhotse Shar 8383m, Mt. Nuptse 7879m, Mt. Baruntse 7129m and other high peaks. After achieving the summit we gradually re-trace our steps back to reach Island Peak Base Camp.

    Tented Camp
    All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 17: Trek from Island Peak Base Camp to Dingboche [5-6 hrs Trek]

    After successfully achieving the summit of Island Peak, our return journey heads through the same trail from Island Peak Base Camp back towards Dingboche.

    Tea House Lodge
    All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 18: Trek from Dingboche to Namche Bazaar [6-7 hrs Trek]

    From Dingboche, we start to descend on a fairly moderate trail passing through Tyangboche. Our route from there declines further down through forested zones towards the village of Trashinga and continue our trekking on the trail that leads us back to Namche Bazaar.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge 
    Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 19: Trek from Namche to Lukla [5-6 hrs Trek]

    The last day of our Gokyo to Everest Base Camp with Island Peak trek leads from Namche Bazaar via Monjo to Lukla. The trek is a pleasant walk, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote- Koshi River crossing it three times. The last uphill climb of 45 minutes will bring us back to Lukla.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge 
    Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 20: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

    We take an early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Enjoy the scenic mountain flight after the wonderful experience of trekking to Everest Base Camp via Gokyo and Island Peak Climbing together with Nepal Guide Treks and Expeditions. You can spend rest of your day in Kathmandu walking down the market streets of Thamel or simply relax before heading back to your preferred destination.

    BB Plan + Farewell Dinner

  • Day 21: Transfer to airport as per flight schedule

    Our representative will drop you at the International Airport as per your flight schedule.

What's included?
  • 2 Nights stay in Kathmandu with BB Plan
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight
  • All ground transportation by private vehicle including airport arrival and departure transfer
  • Climbing and trekking permits for Island Peak Climbing & Everest Base Camp Trek
  • Tea House + Camping combined accommodation during the trek – as per itinerary
  • All meals during trek & climb– Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Experienced trekking & climbing guide
  • Required number of porters
  • All necessary climbing gears
  • Kitchen equipment and camping equipment during the climbing period
  • General first aid kids
  • Insurance, clothing and salary for staffs
  • All government taxes and necessary paperwork
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
What's not included?
  • Medical/personal high-risk insurance
  • International airfares and departure tax
  • Personal climbing gears
  • All kinds of drinks
  • Major meals in Kathmandu
  • Cost of personal expenses
  • Tips for staffs

The given rates are per person with guaranteed departure schedules. If the given dates are not appropriate for you, please feel free to contact us for requesting a new dates, we will gladly personalize the itinerary and schedule of the trip that fits for you.

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Gokyo to EBC with Island Peak Climbing Difficulty
Gokyo to EBC with Island Peak climbing is a technical and strenuous climbing experience. Island Peak Climbing with Gokyo and Everest Base Camp trek allows you to experience ultimate adventure at popular Everest region of Nepal. This exciting yet delightful and adventurous trekking and Island peak climbing adventure offers chance to observe excellent panoramic up-close views of Everest Himalayan ranges like Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu including Everest and other surrounding peaks from popular viewpoints like Gokyo Ri and Kalapatthar. Likewise, summiting Island peak, reaching Everest Base Camp and trekking through Gokyo Valley is simply a lifetime adventure which is designed for those adventurer seekers who are energetic and physically fit and wish for both trekking and climbing experiences at one go
For this adventure you must be in good physical shape with passion towards walking, exploring and basic climbing skills. Moreover, your good physical and mental condition play a significant role in the success of this climb.

Gokyo to EBC with Island Peak Climbing Season
Peak Climbing in Nepal is a seasonal activity. Autumn and Spring are the best seasons for climbing most of the mountains in Nepal. Autumn Season (September, October & November) and Spring Season (March, April & May) are the perfect seasons for Island Peak Climbing with EBC and Gokyo. During these months, the days will be sunny and warm in the Himalayas. The skies will be clear and the atmosphere of the Himalayas will be alluring. Thus, we can have great views of the mountains. Nevertheless, some adventure-seeking clients who don’t like hustle and bustle during the journey also can choose Winter Season (December, January, and February) months for this trip. Monsoon season (June, July, and August) will be pretty difficult time for climbing in the Himalayas because of monsoon. During monsoon the trails will be slippery, muddy and there will be landslides too.

Gokyo to EBC with Island Peak Climbing Preparations
The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. Preparation is a key to success of any activity. Good preparations are must for the successful peak climbing. You need to consider several things before going for peak climbing. For the successful Island Peak Climbing, your physique plays a vital role. So, you must prepare yourself before the climb. You would better join a mountaineering course for 4-6 months. Otherwise, you can join gym and have aerobic training, cardio, stress endurance training, hiking trainings etc. You can also practice jogging, cycling, swimming, hiking etc. on a regular basis. Your previous experiences on mountaineering are also important. So, you must practice hiking to some smaller peaks. Similarly, you should be careful about your diet. You must include plenty of protein, carbohydrates, and minerals in your diet. A balanced diet is very important for physical fitness. Moreover, you must be mentally ready to cope up with the adverse situations in the mountain. The weather is unstable at high altitude and you should also spend couple of days in a camp. Hygiene matters a lot for the success of the climb. In addition to all these, you must also go through Island Peak Gears checklist and have enough collection of them.

Physical Fitness and Experience Required for Gokyo to EBC with Island Peak
Gokyo to EBC with Island Peak is a technical adventure activity in Nepal which requires previous trekking experience and technical skills about peak climbing gears to have successful summit. The trip is very suitable for adventure motivated trekkers who have ability to walk in snows ridges and adventurous trails. Walking in high altitudes might attract high altitude sickness, slow and steady walk would be the perfect solution. We suggest every trekker who are planning to come to Nepal for trekking and peak climbing adventure to do daily physical workout (jogging, hiking, cycling, gym, etc) prior to a couple of weeks. We recommend you to undertake Island peak, EBC and Gokyo only if you have undertaken other smaller peaks of the same region. Here is the list of the activities that must be done compulsorily before attempting any peak climbing in Nepal:

  •  Go for a run or hike to hills where you have to do ascents and descents.
  •  Once a week, do a long walk.
  •  Swim and cycle.
  •  You can also go up and down the stairs of a tall building.
  •  Eat healthy food.
  •  Keep on doing. If you can, do more yoga related to breathing.

Gokyo to EBC with Island Peak Climbing Gears and Equipments
Island Peak, EBC and Gokyo make a popular mountain expedition at the Everest region. Island Peak is a technical ascent. Therefore, you need to have many technical gears for the successful climb. Here is the list of the must to include equipments.

  • Climbing Helmet: Choose a good quality climbing helmet. Make sure your warm cap fits under your helmet.
  •  Climbing Boots: High altitude, Insulated stiff-soled climbing boots.
  •  Crampons: C2 crampons that fit the climbing boots.
  •  Climbing Harness: Good quality climbing harness.
  •  Ascending device or Jumar
  •  Descending or belay device
  •  Tape sling: UIAA tested 220cm open tape sling or 2 x 120 cm closed tape sling
  •  Carabiners: 2 x lockable carabiners. 2 x non-locking carabiners
  •  Prusik loop: Best quality prusik loop
  •  Ice axe: An ice axe with a wrist strap for climbing

Permit and Cost for Gokyo to EBC with Island Peak
You need a climbing permit to climb Island Peak. You will need permits to enter the Sagarmatha National Park as well. En -route, there are regular security checkpoints. You must show your permits to pass through them. Basically, you must have the following permits for Island Peak climbing:
Local (Everest Region) Area Permit: NRS. 2000 (US $20)

Island Peak climbing permit cost according to the four seasons:
March, April, and May: US $250
June, July, and August: US $70
September, October, and November: US $125
December, January, and February: US $70

Accommodations during Gokyo to EBC with Island Peak Climbing
At a reasonable Island Peak with EBC and Gokyo Climbing Cost, Sophisticated hotels and resorts from normal tourist standard category to five-star categories are available in Kathmandu for your accommodation, where you can choose your suitable one. During the entire trekking (apart from the climbing period of Island Peak) there is availability of tea house/lodges. And during the climbing period for a couple of days, we need to set up tent camp for our accommodations. So we will provide all tea house accommodation at available places and camping accommodation at the places where tea house/lodges are not available. Accommodation can be Single, Double, Triple or twin sharing basis as per your requirement.

Meals during Gokyo to EBC with Island Peak Climbing
Island Peak with EBC and Gokyo Climbing Expeditions are inclusive for all meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) including the entire trekking and climbing period, apart from the BB plan during the stay in Kathmandu. We will have Dinner and Breakfast in the same teahouse/Camp where we spent overnight and Lunch will be en-route of trekking towards next destination since we have to leave our accommodation after breakfast to continue the trek. You can enjoy the taste of varieties of cuisines; Nepali food, Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Italian etc by choosing in the menu. During the camping period, while we are in Island Peak Base Camp and High Camp, our kitchen team will prepare hygienic foods to serve you. There might not be several choices of foods during the camp as in the tea houses and restaurants; you have to understand that our crew have to carry all camping gears and kitchen equipments from available places but we are sure we will provide as much services and facilities as we can do to make your adventure holiday awesome.

Altitude Sickness
Altitude sickness is the effect of oxygen deficiency in the blood and tissues at the high altitude. It is the negative health effect of high altitude due to the rapid exposure to low amount of oxygen at high elevation. The common symptoms of Altitude sickness include headaches, vomiting, tiredness, trouble sleeping and dizziness.
Altitude Sickness generally referred as Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) occurs only above 2500m. The main reason of altitude sickness is rapid ascent and decreasing amount of oxygen at the high altitude. There are mainly three types of altitude sickness: Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) and High Altitude Cerebral Edema.
Altitude Sickness can become a medical emergency if ignored. The best way to prevent altitude sickness is to travel to high altitude slowly. It normally doesn’t take long for your body to adjust into a changed altitude. At the higher altitudes, the air pressure and oxygen level is comparatively lower. Our body takes time to adjust to such change. We suggest you to keep you hydrated, not to smoke or drink alcoholic substance, eat hygienic food, sleep low, take it easy, use Diamox tablets etc. to prevent yourself from Altitude Sickness.

Is Nepal Safe?
No doubt, Nepal is safe for trekking, hiking and mountaineering. The trekking trails are improvised and maintained as well. In many technical sections, ropes have been fixed.
The stains of the devastating earthquake have also been healing up and the decade long armed insurgency has also come to an end along with the implementation of the new constitution.
Tourist Help Desk and Tourism Information Centre have been established at the prominent tourist destinations. Moreover, you will receive a respectable welcome everywhere you go. The Nepali people are simple and kind to you and pay a wonderful hostage to you.
Don’t worry; Nepal is a safe country to visit.

Tips for Gokyo to EBC with Island Peak Climbing

  •  Be prepared well.
  •  Pack sufficient, don’t include unessential, and don’t miss the basics.
  •  Be ready to cope up with the unfamiliar weather pattern and respect the weather
  •  Choose the easier route: simply the one from South Col.
  •  Be aware of the altitude sickness
  •  Quickly pass the Khumbu Icefall and other treacherous areas
  •  Keep sufficient spare oxygen cylinders
  •  Use ropes
  •  Drink Plenty
  •  Be familiar with your gears and alpine, medicines

Final Say
Climbing Island Peak with Gokyo Ri and EBC is technically difficult. But anyone who has previous trekking experiences or no experience can ascend the peak. For the same, you must prepare well. If you are physically fit, have got enough physical training and have all the required gears, you can attempt Island Peak Climbing without any hesitation. Keep in mind, the trekkers must be physically fit and conditioned. However, we do not recommend you to try Island Peak as your first climb.
If you have any other queries regarding Island Peak Climbing, feel free to contact us or visit our website

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Highlights of Gokyo Everest Base Camp Trek:

  • Scenic flight to Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu
  • Experience World’s classic trekking Everest Base Camp with Island Peak Climbing Adventure
  • Explore Gokyo Valley, a crossing of adventurous Chola Pass, hike to Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar
  • Rewarded by splendid views of world’s famous mountains including Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt. Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Makalu 8481m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8201m and many more. 

Trip Introduction :

Gokyo to Everest Base Camp with Island Peak Climbing offers the full extent of adventure, trekking through turquoise Gokyo Lake, beautiful Gokyo valley, ascend Gokyo Ri 5357m, adventurous Chola pass 5420m then to Everest Base Camp 5380m, Kalapatthar 5545m and summit of Island Peak 6189m.

Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition has designed this package to have the unique adventure of Island Peak Climbing which is combined with the world’s classic trekking routes, however, Island Peak Climbing has its short route too. This option helps to safely acclimatize and familiar with altitude to make successful Island Peak Climbing experience. From the summit, you will be rewarded by a close view of world’s famous mountain range including Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt. Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Makalu 8481m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8201m and many other snow-capped mountains. 

Gokyo Everest Base Camp Trek and Island Peak Climbing with Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition starts with a short flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. Our 21 days journey leads to Gokyo valley via famous Sherpa kingdom Namche Bazaar. Gokyo valley offers panoramic scenery of mountain lakes and excursion to Gokyo Ri with great views of the massive Himalayan range. After Gokyo, the journey goes to Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar via very popular Chola Pass.

Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar are a place to enjoy with a close view of Mt. Everest and surrounding peaks. After exploring the base camp, journey descends to Pheriche then to Dingboche. We can have a great view of Island Peak from Dingboche as well. From there, Journey ascends to Island Peak Base Camp and next day summit then back to Dingboche. Most of the trails are accessible of Tea House lodges but we have to use camping accommodation at Island Peak Base Camp.

Finally, journey safely back to Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu. 
Alternative routes for Island Peak Climbing: Island Peak Short Itinerary 14 Days Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek 
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GLIMPSES OF   Gokyo to Everest Base Camp with Island Peak

Sunset View of Everest Region
Island Peak Climbing
Everest KalaPathar 5545 m
Sherpa Village at Everest Region
Dingboche Everest Trek

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