Everest base camp, Gokyo, Kathmandu

Gokyo Lake, Everest Base Camp Trek and Island Peak Climb

Everest Base Camp Trek with Island peak climbing fulfils the dream of every climber who seek for adventure and thrill along with the trekking journey to the apex touching mountains. Talking about Island peak climbing, it is mostly not so technical and can be performed by anyone with basic snow climbing skill and high altitude endurance capacity. Island peak is highly glaciated in its west face and its summit offers the best views of mountains in Everest region like Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Nuptse and many more. The magnificence of wild and cold mountains that unfolds right before our eyes is a reward to all the struggles that we went through climbing up the ropes.

Tour Highlight
  • Explore the rich cultural heritage of Kathmandu Valley.
  • Discover the divinely gifted majestic and splendid Mountains, lose yourself to the magic of mountains.
  • Challenge yourself to reach the famous Gokyo Ri Vantage Point.
  • Experience spirituality, serenity and divine solitude at its zenith.
  • Scale the beautiful Island Peak.



Additional information

Hotel1 Star, 2 Star, 3 Star, 4 Star, 5 Star
Available OptionsMountain Flights, Cable Car

Kathmandu Airport Arrival (1345 meters).

You will be met and greeted with a traditional welcome by Travhill Representatives and be transferred to your hotel. A brief orientation along with the necessary documentation will be carried out by your guide. Overnight at Kathmandu



Sightseeing in Kathmandu

After breakfast, your tour around Kathmandu will commence where you will be accompanied by a guide of your lingual preference. The tour will include a visit to the following places:

  • Boudhhanath: A major Buddhist stupa located at the north eastern outskirts of Kathmandu.
  • Pashupatinath: The most revered temple by Hindus in Nepal, the temple carries a significance of mystical proportions and is a site to many important life events of Hindus.
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square: Durbar Square or the Palace Square is ancient courtyard the then Malla Kings of Kathmandu Valley which is abundant is breathtaking architecture.

Overnight at Kathmandu.


Kathmandu-Lukla Flight(2,795m) and Trek to Phakding(2,610m)

You will be transferred from Hotel to Airport to catch an early morning, brief flight from Kathmandu to Lukla which will take around 30 minutes. From Lukla you will start your trek by walking northwards along the Dudh Kosi River Valley, and reach a village called Phakding, you will also pass a suspension bridge on your way. Nature’s scenery, vegetation and beauty will accompany you on your trek in this area and awaiting you will be the Snow capped majestic Himalayan peaks. Overnight stay at Phakding.

Phakding - Namche Bazaar Trek(3,440m)

This day, you will first walk across the river and to the village called Monjo. This is the actual entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park. After taking care of all the formalities and ensuring your permits, you will start your trek which will be an upward trek. In this upward trek you will climb altitude of 1600 m to reach our destination for the day Namche Bazar. You can take the pace of this trek slow and immerse yourself in the scenery and beauty of  mountain summits as you move deeper  into the national Park.

Overnight at a Namche Bazaar.


Rest day at Namche Bazar

3440 m is a significant altitude for your physiology. Hence you will have to acclimatize and adapt to reduced oxygen levels. This is necessary for the management of risks of altitude sickness. You will be guided to identify symptoms of the sickness and the best adaptation techniques. Namche bazar is an interesting place so taking a rest day or hovering around the town, you can chose !  You can visiting places such as the famous Edmund Hillary School,Or the beautiful Everest View Hotel which provides the majestic view of the Mount Everest summit which can inspire for your upcoming trek or may be also for your lifetime. Overnight at a Namche Bazar.

Namche Bazar- Khumjung (3,780m) - Dole Trek(4038m)

The trek from Namche Bazar to Khumjung will take around six hours where the it provides excellent views of Thamsekru, Kantega and Ama Dablam. Then on we descend towards Phortse Tenga and then ascend to our destination at Dole. You will be rewarded with some excellent views of the Himalayas along the way.

Overnight at Dole.


Dole-Machhermo Trek(4465m)

After breakfast we will commence our steep but equally rewarding climb through conifer and rhododendron forests as we make our way to Machhermo.

Overnight at Machhermo.


Machhermo-Gokyo Trek(5357 m)

On this day, we ascend through trails that are bestowed by beautiful skyline dominated by Mt Choyu. We will finally ascend past the largest of the lakes Dudh Pokhari to Gokyo.

Overnight at Gokyo.


Explore Gokyo Ri

The day will be spent exploring the majestic Gokyo Ri and the Gokyo Lakes.  The day will also be devoted to acclimatizing to local conditions.

Overnight at Gokyo.


Gokyo Ri Vantage Point-Thangna Trek(4500m)

An adventurous day ahead as we initially head to scale the vantage point of Gokyo Ri which provides majestic views of the Gokyo Lakes and other paraphernalia of mountains. Then on we descend towards Thangana also known as the base camp of Cho La Pass.

Overnight at Thangna.

A strenuous trek awaits us today as we travel through steep  glaciers traverses. We initially climb through a narrow valley and rocky path from Phedi. After reaching Cho La Pass we descend steeply towards Dzonglha passing through pine forests and deep crevasses. The destination offers picturesque views of Mt Ama Dablam and Mt Cholatse among others.

Note: If the route gets blocked by snow fall, we will move down to Phortse village by walking 5-6 hours and stay overnight at Phortse. The next day, we will trek to Lobuche from Phortse for 6-7 hours. Overnight at Lobuche.


Dzonglha-Lobuche Trek

On this day, we will trek Lobuche which should take around five hours, where you will be rewarded with excellent views of Nuputse, Lhotse and Everest.

Overnight stay at Lobuche.


Lobuche-Gorakshep-Everest Base Camp Trek

Your trail will take you along the western edge of the Khumbu Glacier initially to the small settlement of Gorakshep. The walk continues northward along the edge of the glacier before arriving at the shattered jumble of ice and snow that is the main camp site for expedition parties attempting to summit Mount Everest. Then on we will return to our accommodation for the night at Gorakshep.

Overnight stay at Gorakshep.


Gorakshep-Kalapatthar-Lobuche Trek

We will make an early morning trek to Kalapatthar from where you will be able to behold the best possible view of the Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, Mt Pumori, Mt Nuptse and other towering peaks. From Kalapatthar we will head towards Lobuche.

Overnight stay at Lobuche.


Lobuche-Chukkung Trek

Today we will trek from Lobuche to Chukkung descend along the Khumbu glacier and Kongma La which should be a scenic trek.

Overnight stay at Chukkung.

Note: If one cannot cross the Kongma La Trek, then one can move to Dingboche and have lunch. We can stay overnight at Dingboche  and early in the morning, one can trek to Chukkung.


Chukkung-Island Peak Base Camp Trek

On this day we will make a trek to the famous Isalnd Peak Base Camp where you will be serenaded with majestic sights of Nuptse, Lhotse and Pumori.

Overnight stay at Peak Base Camp.


Island Peak Base Camp- Island Peak High Camp Trek

Today we make an arduous ascent to the Island Peak High Camp.

Overnight Stay at Island Peak High Camp.


Scale Island Peak and Trek to Chukkung

Today we will scale the Island Peak which should be an exhilarating experience. After scaling the peak we will make a return trek to Chukkung.

Chukkung-Tengboche Trek

On this day, we will retrace our steps as we descend from Chukkung to Tengboche.

Overnight stay at Tengboche.


Tengboche- Namche Bazar Trek

A relatively easy trek ahead as we mostly descend for about 4 hours to reach Namche Bazar.

Overnight stay at Namche Bazar.


Namche Bazar- Lukla Trek

Today we will make a rapid descent of about four hours to reach Lukla. In Lukla, you will celebrate your trekking achievement with your guides with some local brews.

Overnight stay at Lukla.

Note: If one’s age is above 60, then from Namche Bazar, we will trek to Phakding and stay overnight therein. Early in the morning, from Phakding we will trek to Lukla for 6-7 hours.


Flight from Lukla to back Kathmandu

You will be on an early flight back this morning, on arrival in Kathmandu you will be taken to your hotel.

Overnight stay at Kathmandu .


Free Day in Kathmandu.

You will have the day to yourself to indulge in activities of your preference; perhaps collecting some souvenirs to take a small part of Nepal back home might tempt you.

Overnight stay at Kathmandu .


Final Departure

Day 24 and you are ready to leave Nepal just to come back next time again to have another adventure trip. A representative from TravHill Dot Com will transfer to Airport for onward destination with sweet memories of Nepal. We will drop you to Kathmandu Airport 3 hours before your flight time.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick-up & drop-off transportation by private vehicle
  • Twin / Double sharing deluxe accommodation in 2-3 star hotel with breakfast
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu. Escorted with English speaking guide. Private transportation. Entrance fees
  • Kathmandu / Lukla / Kathmandu flight for clients and guide
  • Accommodation in normal tea house during trek
  • Meals – Breakfast with 2 cups of tea/coffee, lunch, dinner – during trek
  • Everest trekking map for group
  • All necessary paper work & permits
  • National Park entrance fee
  • A First – Aid and Eco trained & government licensed English speaking guide
  • One porter between each two members during trek
  • Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of trekking staff
  • First – Aid kits
  • Travel & rescue arrangement
  • Rope , carabineers , ice crew
  • Tent , Mattress and rope Kitchen equipment during climbing
  • Climbing guide equipments
  • TIMS
  • Island Climbing fee
  • All government taxes
  • Farewell dinner
  • Porter food and allowances

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch / Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Drinking Water, Electricity bills & hot shower during trek
  • Personal gear & clothing – these may be available for hire
  • Tips, any expenses of personal nature, clients’ insurance
  • Soft / hard drinks
  • Climbing guide fee
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Gear List (Gear list will be provided as per Altitude and need of a trekker)
  • Own personal First- Aid Kit and medicines(prescribed if any)
  • Anything not specified in the Cost Include section