Trip Introduction: 26 Days Lobuche and Island Peaks Climb with Everest Base Camp Trek
26 Days Lobuche and Island Peaks Climb with Everest Base Camp Trek, one of the rare and exclusive combinations. Very few trekkers, adventurers, and mountaineers seldom dare the climb two high above 6,000 m in one single journey. Trekking Planners have designed this great adventure for enthusiastic adventurers and climbers, as well as for trekkers' daring feats. A climb of two striking peaks, located in the high Khumbu valley within a mere distance from Mt. Everest.
An adventure to Lobuche and Island Peaks Climb with a trek to Everest Base Camp, with enough time for acclimatization. As well as preparation with exercise before heading for the big day to the summit of Lobuche and Island Peaks.
The first part of the adventure takes you to the world’s highest Everest base camp at the height of 5,364 m. The walk continues with a climb to scenic Kalapathar hill at 5,643 m high, rewarding amazing views of the high snow peaks range.
Includes closest South Face of Mt. Everest at a mere distance with an array of towering giant mountains. Visiting Everest base camp and climbing to Kalapathar allows much exercise and supports acclimatization, before the real adventure.
After completing our first highlights of the trip, then walk to Lobuche East Peak base camp for the big climb. Lobuche East Peak is located west of Everest close to Lobuche West peak, which is slightly higher than Lobuche East.
Lobuche East Peak at 6,119 m and 20,075 feet high, is situated on a hidden corner away from the main trail. Setting base camp with adequate camping facilities for the climb, the rest of the day preparing for the summit bid. The ascent to Lobuche East Peak is classified as TD + a climb of technical difficulty to negotiate.
Our expert guide will make necessary arrangements for the climb fixing ropes and scouting the safe route to the summit. After full preparation adding extra high camp to make the climb safe and easier, then on a fine morning.
The adventure starts following our guide tackling ice and snow ledge with a vertical section to face and then reaching the summit. Once on top feeling in high spirits, enjoy a spectacular panorama of high snow peaks that encircles the summit.
Facing a close view of Mt. Everest and Lhotse as far as Mt. Makalu in the east with Island peak. After achieving our first victory on top of Lobuche East Peak, the next adventure leads to picturesque Imjatse valley where Island Peak is positioned. The peak is also called Imjatse Himal as listed by NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association). The mountain appears like an Island, placed amidst the wide beautiful Imjatse valley, which earlier climbers christened the name as Island Peak.
From Lobuche Peak base camp, on a pleasant downhill to Dingboche a nice large settlement with many good lodges for travelers. Located beneath the towering North Face of Ama Dablam, the trek continues towards the east of the valley, then reaches Chukung. A place with few simple lodges, the last settlement on route Island peak's base camp. At Chukung spend overnight in the comfort of a nice cozy lodge, the adventure takes you to wild mountainous terrain. Reaching Island Peak base camp near a place called Parsya Gyab, final preparation for the last final climb.
Island Peak towers high at 6,189 m/ 20,305 feet above Imjatse valley, unlike Lobuche Peak. Island peak is popular among all trekkers and climbers due to its accessibility route and successful climb to the summit.
The grade for Island Peak climb classified PD + means Per Difficult, a straightforward climb with some difficult sections. But with persistence and determination can tackle the tough part of the climb toward the summit of Island Peak. Normally most climbers make it to the summit from the base camp, but we have added one more high camp. This makes the climb much more accessible and shorter for a successful ascent to reach the top and for a safe descent.
Start the final ascent early morning before the crack of dawn, guided by our veteran expert mountaineering guide. Climb on ice and snow encountering tough sections then reach the summit of Island peak after a strenuous effort.
On top enjoy a glorious panorama of the giant mountain range that surrounds you, facing superb views of Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse. Facing Makalu and Baruntse Himal towards the east with an array of peaks, and then descend safely to base camp. After completing our tough struggle with successful ascents of both stunning peaks of Lobuche and Island / Imjatse Himal. Return journey downhill to green vegetation and tree lines reaching beautiful Tengboche and the monastery.
The last day's walk of the adventure from Namche Bazaar leads towards a long descent to the Dudh Kosi River. As walk follows a main gradual path past Sagarmatha National Park and Monjo village. From Phakding on a scenic trail with last an hour climb to Lukla for final overnight around Khumbu and Everest region.
The next morning bid farewell to our strong cheerful porters and trekking staff, then board a small plane. A sweeping scenic flight brings you back to city life in Kathmandu to conclude your adventure. After an overwhelming experience on Lobuche and Island Peaks Climb with the Everest Base Camp trek.
- This trip departs every day of the year.
- This trip is fully customizable. We can customize the trip as per your need, please contact us.
- This trip is available on both Fixed Departure and Private Group Basis.
- This trip can be booked privately if you’re traveling solo or privately or with family.
- Have a big group? We can help as per your needs.
- We can help you make it fit your budget.
- We accept the instant booking and online payment.
Best time and seasons for Lobuche and Island Peak Climb with Everest Base Camp Trek:
Nearly all months of the year, but the best time is in the spring season March to May, and autumn/fall till pre-winter, springtime when hills are lively with green vegetation and wildflower in bloom. Where days are much longer with enough sunlight hours, cold in the morning and night time, can expect snow sometimes at a higher altitude above 3,000 meters. Autumn and pre-winter the best seasons most of the days are crystal clear for super views of mountains capes and landscapes as well for a walk and climb, but much colder in the morning and night time. Can get snowed from October till December with short sunlight hours.
Accommodations and Food:
On Lobuche and Island Peak climb with Everest base camp treks staying on best available local lodge from the start to an end of treks and in nice hotels at Kathmandu, offers good meals as per your choice from a wide listed menu of the lodge serving from famous Nepalese Dal-Bhat to Continental with some Chinese, Tibetans and Indian foods. All meals are well cooked, hygienic, and freshly served in a large dining hall with a warm environment.
While camping with overnights in tents for a few days, where our expert cook will serve you camping meals, overnight in two men spacious tents with a separate unit of the kitchen with a cook and kitchen staff, depending number of people in the group.