Everest High Passes

...we shouldn't finish without mentioning admiration for the endlessly busy Mr Lama. He like all World Expeditions staff we met, was very charming and knowledgable, this characteristic seems to be a requirement for employment with the company

anon. | Kentucky, USA
 
 

Everest Base Camp & Island Peak (6189m)

If the classic trek to the base of the world's highest mountain is not enough in one trip, then try our combination of Everest Base Camp, Kala Pattar, and the stunning 6189m Island Peak. Our carefully devised itinerary with a number of rest days offers an exceptional way to acclimatise safely. We ascend slowly through culturally rich Sherpa villages beyond the treeline into a barren, but dramatic land of ice, rock and towering peaks. Our first aim is to trek to both Everest Base Camp and the nearby peak of Kala Pattar (5545m) for spectacular views of Mount Everest. Well acclimatised now, our final and most challenging goal is an ascent of Island Peak under the watchful eyes of our experienced Sherpa guides. Peaks, passes, prayer wheels and hospitable people make this a truly unforgettable expedition.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Kathmandu
DAY 2 Sightseeing in Kathmandu
DAYS 3/4 Fly to Lukla, commence trek through Sherpa villages
DAYS 5/6 Arrive Namche Bazaar, rest and acclimatise
DAYS 7/8 Trek to Dingboche via Thyangboche Monastery
DAY 9 Rest and acclimatise in Dingboche
DAY 10 To Lobuche
DAY 11 Ascend Kala Pattar (5545m)
DAY 12 Trek to Everest Base Camp
DAYS 13/14 Cross Khumbu Glacier to Chukkung, rest day
DAYS 15/16 Climb Island Peak
DAYS 17/19 Descend to Namche
DAYS 20/21 Return to Lukla
DAY 22 Fly Lukla to Kathmandu
DAY 23 In Kathmandu
DAY 24 In Kathmandu, trip concludes

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Trip Code: EIS
Trip Grading: Entry Level Mountaineering or Exploratory Treks
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Duration:  24 days
Activities:  Trekking Mountaineering
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Next Trip:  02 October 2014
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price: £2,350.00 GBP

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