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three pass treks & island peak climbing - 21 days

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21 days
Max. Elevation
Group size
air port pick up and drop<br>air to lukla back to kathmandu
Best Season
March to May, September to November.
<p>3*** based hotel in kathmandu<br>tea house Lodge and tent&nbsp;</p>
three times meal and tea, coffee during the trekking part
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Ends at
Trip Route
Lukla, Namche, Thame, Renjo pass, Gokyo, chola pass, everest base camp, kalapathar, kongma la pass, island peak, tengboche, Lukla,


    Geography : Mountain/ Country side/ forest/village
    Level of Difficulty    : Adventurous
    Duration of Trek         : 20 Days
    Altitude                 : 5550m.
    Religions         : Hindu and Buddhism
    Ethnic People         :       Sherpa/Rai/ Magar etc.
    Accommodation    : Lodge/ Tea house
    Transportation         :        Flight

Nepal three pass treks is pretty Elegant. The Elegant Square is shaded by lofty palms of the mountain Challenge. Flight to Lukla and then trek Three pass and Island peak is known as a Imja Tse , stands  at 6,189/meters above sea level. This is located in the picturesque Imja Valley of the Everest region just right next to Mt. Lhotse Glacier. Island peak is one the highly sought after peaks in the world. And Island peak climbing goes with three pass treks as well as Everest Base camp treks and is such a fantastic experience on Himalayas in Nepal. It is designed for energetic and physically fit trekkers with little on experience in mountain expedition. One of the main climbing peaks. Island peak is not a difficult undertaking for a beginner climber wishing to enter the incredible world of mountain climbing. More than Hundreds of climber flocks into Nepal every year to get a permit for Island peak climbing. This adventure also takes us into the heartland of the Khumbu valley and Sherpas Culture. Before scaling the peak also Visit possibly most popular trekking destination around world area ¬– Everest Base camp 5,364m. And Kalopathar –most up the close view of Mt. Mountain Everest and other many more mountains are surrounding high mountains. Island peak climbing itinerary has proper and gradual acclimatization at suitable intervals. Journey of treks conclusion one of the famous airstrip in the world, The Lukla Edmunn Hillary airport is located in the Everest Region in Nepal.

Note:  our Island peak is 21 days all trekking and adventure peak climbing and this over three pass. And Itinerary is designed for trekkers /climber. We could change more or less according to travelers’ choice.
Island peak climbing with Gokyo lacks, chola pass with Everest Base camp trek and Khongmala pass is suitable for adventurers who are looking forward to have a challenging trek in Nepal and chance to step to mountaineering on same trip. 

Important Note

Altitude, distance, and trekking times are all approximate.
Daily trekking times will normally be between 5 and 7 hours unless stated
Departure dates and itinerary arrangements can be custom-tailored to your needs, so please contact us with your inquiries regarding your tour departure date.
You will have the choice to travel by an early bus, flight, or 4x4 Private
If you are interested to stay in Pokhara to go paragliding, boating or cycling let us know.
 Also, if you would like to see Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, go rafting or visit Chitwan National Park.
We can extend your trek accordingly.
Please, tell us your desires and we will do our best to arrange it for you. 
If you trek independently, you are not allowed to hire any staff by law. Use always an authorized Trekking Company to have this service and your safety.
Trekking company has been authorized to hire human as porter or guide for foreign trekkers
Do not hire any staff without knowing them well,
Do not hire any staff "independently from the hotel, street or airport
If you hire a guide check his trekking guide license.
Make sure your staff has proper insurance. If in case any accident happens you will be in trouble or responsible for his/ her family
After your trek you can donate your clothes, medicine, or trekking equipment to our social project we will distribute to those who need it.

Trip Itinerary

Arrival at Tribhuwan international airport in Kathmandu (1350m)

Depending on your arrival timing, our representative will be at the airport to well coming to you in Kathmandu.  Nepal, and transfer to your booked hotel, after cool refresh we will have to meeting for your trekking preparation and specially introduce who is your best amazing Guide during to your trekking period. 

Kathmandu to lukla flight and trek to Phakding (2610m)

Trekking time: 3 to 4 hrs 

as early as possible in the morning, we head to the airport and board the flight to Edmond Hillary Tenjing Norgay airport at Lukla. We then start our trek to Phakding. As the first day here at the hills, you will be amazed by its beauty and the vibes that this place emit.  After Lukla town we have to pass Pasang Lhamu Sherpa’s statue, first women Everest summiteers of 

Nepal.  After here we will descent slowly via oak tree pine rhododendron and alpine forest and prayer mani walls till we get to a beautiful valley called phakding. Overnight at guest house.  

Phakding to Namche (3437m) 

Trekking time: 6 to 7 hrs

Today is going to be a very beautiful walk because our path is covered with all he greeneries of the aftermaths of the monsoon if we trek around the season of autumn and also we have to cross the same river named Dudh Koshi over 5 times cause of the winding trekking trial. After walking for about an hour and half  we can catch the first sight of the day that is Thamsekhu Himal(6618), Kussum Khangkaru(6070) etc.

Acclimatize day at Namche (3437m)

Today after a breakfast we will hike up to a place for about 4 hours called Shyangboche for acclimatization. There we will reach to a hotel which is in one of the highest place on earth, it is called Everest View Hotel and from there we can have a wonderful view of the world’s highest point, Everest mountain range as we prepare for the higher altitude the following day.

Namche to Thame (3800m)

Trekking time: 5 to 6 hrs

after breakfast trek will start from Namche. The trail leads to the old village called Thamu which is easy walk through the valley. Thamu is a small Sherpa village. The trail leads continue to Thame. After lunch, rest and you can go 30 minutes climb up to see the beautiful monasteries then back down close to the Thame valley there is small Hydro power where you can visit. And you can enjoy with village and its culture.  Stay overnight at the Lodge.

Thame to Lungden (4380m)

Tekking time: 5 to 6 hrs

 after early breakfast trek will start from Thame. After an hour you went to Bhote Koshi River where you can have short break. Then the trail leads uphill to Lumde through the dry valley Tarang. It is an interesting walking with enjoying the views of the snow capped mountains and the dry valley.  Stay overnight at Lodge.

Lungden to via Renjola pass (5360m) to Gokoy (4790m)

Trekking time: 7 to 8 hrs

After breakfast trek will start the trail leads uphill  and then easy walks for a while. At the last, there is hard climb to get the top of the Renjo La pass. From where you will see the beautiful view of  laughing Mountains peaks and blue Gokyo lake. From the top of the Renjo La the trail drops down to the Third Lake (Gokyo Lake) and get in to the lodge. Stay overnight at Gokyo lodge.

Hike to Gokoy Ri ( 5357m)

Hiking time: 4 hrs and rest day at GOkyo

At dawn you will start your another full day exploration day from Gokyo  for magnificent view of dozens of snow cap peaks surrounding the Everest range and many more. After taking picture on the Gokyo Ri top you will walk down to your lodge for lunch or snacks than if you still have energy to hike to another beautiful lake the fifth Lake of Gokyo valley. Before going check your water bottle with enough water and have some cookies and chocolate with you. From the Fifth Lake you can see spectacular view of Mt Everest (top of the world). The 5th lake is also popular for the views of North and South slopes of Everest. After visiting here you will head back to your lodge for another night stay at Gokyo.

Gokyo to Drangnag (4700m)

Trekking time: 3 to 4 hrs

After breakfast trail will lead towards to Dragnag for another beautiful night stay at high altitude ascending point.  Trails will lead through the Ngozumpa Glacier up and downhill trail with yak grazing lands than to Dragnag for overnight stay.

Drangnag  via chola pass (5368m) to Dzonglha (4830m.)

Trekking time: 7 to 8 hrs

Today is the most challenging day of our trek. We start early at around 4 in the morning while keeping a check at the weather condition cause it can be freezing at times and then we make a slow ascend for about an hour and again descend for about 45 minutes till we reach the high camp. Now we keep heading along the foothills of a boulder called Cholo Che and so we will reach the first chola pass. Now the most risky part is that the downhill hike, on a rocky steep cliff is to be taken very carefully in order to avoid injuries or even casualties. Despite of the hurdles one face, we will be rewarded and overwhelmed by the view of the mountains of Ama Dablam, Thamserkhu and Touche. And then walking a gradual downward path for about 25 minutes we will find ourselves at Dzongla.   

Dzonglha to Lobuche (4910m)

Trekking time: 4 to 5 hrs. 

Today can be an easy downhill for a while and few up and down to the Lobuche. Today can be a short day for trek so we can hike to Khumbu glacier or can take a walk to Pyramid (Italian hotel) as well. Overnight at lodge. 

Lhobuche to Gorakshep (5180m)

Lobuche to Gorapshep  to Mountain Everest Base camp (5364.m) and Back to Gorakshep

trekking time: 8 to 9 hrs

Walking along the Khumbu Glacier and Changrsha glacier we reach to Gorakshep and the same day we make a trip to EBC following Khumbu glacier. We can have an amazingly wonderful mountain peaks and stunning Khumbu icefall. We walk back to Gorakshep for a night.

Gorapshep to kalapathar (5545m) 

Hiking: 3 hrs, back to Gorakshep and back to Lobuche: 3 hrs

Today we start early before sunrise to catch first ray of light from the top of the world, and embrace the grandeur of Mt Everest standing tall at 8848m. And now we climb down to Gorakshep again from Kalapatthar to have a breakfast. After breakfast descending all the way to Lobuche, the way down can be windy frequently. Overnight at Lobuche.

Lobuche to chhukhung (4730m) via khumbu glacier over Khongmala pass (5658m) 

Trekking time: 7 to 8 hrs

After early breakfast trek will start from Labuchhe. The trail goes through the khumbu glacier towards east and cross the glacier. And the trail leads up to the Kongma la pass which is difficult pass of the trip. There is no water resource and tea shop at the med way. So we will need to carry enough food and drinking water. After hard climb to the top, the trail drops steep down to the Chukung valley where your day ends. Stay overnight at lodge.

Chhukhung to Island peak Base camp (5080m)

Trekking time: 3 to 4 hrs

Today we move towards the base camp with slow and gradual step. The walk most comprise of the sloppy side hill trek with similar beautiful views and sceneries. As we reach the camp the guide will offer a short training about the climbing’s gears and the safeties and everything in it.  

training and preparation day for summit of island peak at the base camp.

Summit day at island peak (6189m) and back to Chhukhung (4730m)

Climbing and trekking time: 8 to 9 hrs

At around 3 am, the preparation kicks off for the most awaited day of our trek. You are to be very careful and active throughout the long climb and listen and follow  to every technical and physical suggestion that a guide make.  Here comes the climax of the trip. We scaled Island peak!! Now we make a slow process climbing down to Chhukung.


Chhukhung to tengboche (3860m)

Trekking time: 5 to 6 hrs

After breakfast trek will start to Tengboche. From Chhukung you will descend to Dingboche village and continue to your destination by crossing the bridge and Sherpa village along the way Pangboche where you can have your lunch. It is a long but easy way down to Tengboche Monastery where you can see morning and evening ceremony of Buddhist culture. During full moon of October or November, there held a colorful festival with masked dancing and Tibetan Opera in the monastery courtyard called Mani Rimdu.  And one of the best another Everest view point where you will spend the night stay with diner . Overnight at lodge.

Tengboche to Monju (2835m)

Trekking time: 5 to 6 hrs

We Cross Namche and hiking down towards the confluence of Dudh Koshi and Bhote koshi through pine woods and Rhododendron forest. And you will reach to Jorsale, your final trekking permit check post. We reach at Monju where there is a Sagarmatha National Park and that’s where we check out, then you arrive final place to stay at Manju villas with diner at Lodge. 

Monju to Lukla (2,840m)

Trekking time: 4 to 5 hrs

Treks will a beat descend from Monju through the pine forest and you will cross Dudhkoshi River (Milky River) over the suspension bridge. From here approximately 3hrs to lukla your last destination of this trek where you can enjoy with variety of food and drink, your most of the trekking crew are staying here so you can buy food and drinks to them to say thank you and you can give them tip including thank you. And go to bed for the super nice sleep after all muscle ache trek, at guest house.

Lukla to Kathmandu 

Flight time: 35 minute

After breakfast you will informed by your guide to check in Lukla domestic Tenjing  Hillary airport to fly to Kathmandu. Sometimes flight will be delayed because of weather condition. Grab some bread from bakery and wait until weather is clear when your flight will take of you will enjoy flying after long journey. We will be waiting on your arrival in Kathmandu with private transport and drive to your hotel where you can enjoy your city life again until you fly to your destination.

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    Conservation and National park entry permit
    island peak climbing permit
    Local entry permit 
    TIMS Card
    English speaking trekking guide
    1 porter between 2 trekkers
    Breakfast, lunch , dinner and tea coffee during the trekking part
    Accommodations during the trekking part
    Transport by land and Air
    Insurance for staff
    Airports pick up and drop 2 times.

Doesn't Include

    Personal equipment for trekking gear
    Personal insurance for travel to Nepal
    Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu 
    Emergency rescue evacuation
    Personal expenses
    Gratuities (tips)
    Bar bills, mineral water on trek


    Ayurbedic Massage one hour
    welcome and far well dinner.

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