Fact Information

Duration
25 Days
Destination
Nepal
Difficulty
Extremely difficult
Accommodation
Hotel, Lodge &Tent
Activity
Peak Climbing
Transportation
Tourist Bus / Jeep
Meals
BLD (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Max Person
10
Min Person
1
Maximum altitude Maximum altitude:- (6,461m/ 21,197ft).
[6,461meters/21,197ft]
Best season
September, November & May.

About Trip

“A Two in one package for the adventurer people who are always in the quest and never had enough to explore and will probably not get such thrilling panoramic peak climbing along with added technically difficult pass.”

Mera and Island both peaks are very popular climbing peaks among 33 trekking peaks in Nepal. Mera is not technically difficult to climb, however, Island peak is the moderate technically difficult peak. Mera and Island Peak is located in Mahalangur Himalaya Range in Khumbu valley. Mera and Island both peaks offer entirely circular panoramic views and provide satisfactory climbing experience.

These peaks locations are separate. Mera peak lies in between the Hinku and Hungu Valley, and Island peak lies in the Everest Chhukung Valley. There is Amphu Lapcha high pass situated at [5,860 meters/19,225ft], between the two peaks. It’s technically difficult to pass with high altitude, glaciers, moraines, and Amphulapcha cliff pass. If you are well acclimatized and a good level of physical fitness and experienced adventurer can obviously make it. We accompany you very professional guide in mountaineering who are highly experienced in Mera and Island peaks climbing, very well-practiced informants about the weather forecast and caring personals as your trekking and climbing guide. We Himalayan Diamond Adventure provide you truly or only the Union of International Alpinist Association (UIAA) tested sufficient climbing grouping equipment and gears. Apart from this, such climbing highly requires your physical fitness and climbing gears placing knowledge, that’s on your hand.

Trip Highlights

Climbing Training:

The guide instructs you a lot in the Mera peak base camp time before going on to the summit. The guide tips you very important climbing techniques, like climb on slab rocks, on ladders and on blue ice, Jumaring, Active rappelling (Up sailing), and Safety placement, proper arrange of gears and equipment while climbing and use of proper climbing gears.

Rental Gears:

If you do not have your own climbing gears we provide you climbing gears on hire at a reasonable cost, particularly for your convenience. The rental gears are brand of Black Diamond, La Sportiva, Grivel, and Petzl, the Union of International Alpinist Association (UIAA) tested gears one for safe and comfortable climbing.

Safety Measurement, Weather Forecast, and Communication System:

After proper acclimatization and well prepared to push the summit, we will ensure favorable weather forecasts. We always stand on our quality of weather forecast service. It is affiliated with the government of Nepal (Meteorological Division) Mountaineering is itself a dangerous cause of high altitude, frostbite, hypothermia, blindness, snowfall, rockfall, avalanches, crevasses and white out.

However, if we are well equipped, it makes us comfortable climb and at the same time, we can easily avoid the high risk.  We are very aware of a possible happening accident in the mountain, so we always ensure our safety first and then we go to the summit. In case, climber faces any unpleasant incident, we have a facility of 4 liters Russian Oxygen cylinder with a summit mask regulator for emergency cause and all required treatment aids with the guide. That means we are stand-by against any danger in the mountain.

Besides these, the guide, as well as the climbers, would be carrying the Satellite phones or Radio sets to approach communication service. Otherwise, focusing the major subject safely, we will arrange all in time even call the Rescue Team or Helicopter and take you down to the low elevation.

Best Time to Climb:

Early September to the end of November in the autumn season and March, April and the end of May in the Spring season is the best time to go on this adventurous journey. These months are the perfect time for hiking, trekking, and climbing in the Everest region.

The landscape will be astonishing with very stable weather. The sky will be always clear, however, we recommend you climb Lobuche Peak in early September to the end of November in the autumn season and early March to the end of May in the Spring season for the beginner climbers.

Base Camp Service:

We set up a permanent base camp at [4,970 meters/16,305ft] from the sea level on moraine for as long as the expedition continues. Each of the members has a personal north- face VE 24 dome tent with a waterproof compact mat. We provide a dining tent with chairs and a clean fascinating table with solar electricity light that makes your stay at base camp luxurious. We have a toilet tent; all in perfectly hygienic conditions and order.

We provide sufficient and tasty hygienically prepared food at the base camp, during your peak climbing. Plenty of high altitude food is provided. We have to spend a couple of nights at base camp to acclimatize before leaving towards the summit push.

Meals:

We serve you 3 times meals in a day with drinks like tea, coffee, and juice. We have an open Menu, which means the client can choose any dish as they like from the menu cards or the client can ask a guide for particular hygienic meals.

In the breakfast hour:

We serve our distinguished clients or new guest as per their choice. You can get plain toast, French toast, chapati bread, Tibetan bread, vegetable omelet, cheese omelets, scrambled egg, fry an egg, boiled egg, vegetable fried potato with jam, honey & butter, rice pudding, rice porridge, oat porridge with fruits, muesli porridge with hot drinks

In the lunch hour:

We serve you fresh vegetable items, egg fried rice, vegetables, egg, and cheese fried rice, egg, vegetable fry noodle, vegetable curry rice, vegetables, egg fry potatoes, vegetable fry potatoes with cheese top, spaghetti with vegetable cheese, pasta with vegetables, egg top cheese, finger chips, roasted potatoes with hot sauce, vegetable spring rolls, sandwiches, pizza, burger, momo, fry vegetable, dal bhat set, meat curry rice, chicken curry rice, mutton curry rice, soup items, fresh fruits with hot drinks.

In the dinner hour:

Soup items with snacks, dal bhat set vegetarian, dal bhat set non-vegetarian, chicken curry rice, mutton curry rice, yak curry rice, vegetable curry rice, yak steak, paper steak, yak burgers, sandwiches, pizza, momo, fry vegetable, fresh fruits with hot drinks

Individual trekker or climber’s service:

We will make the services available for you according to your requirements and particularly for your convenience at the Base Camp. Such as food, comfortable tents including mattresses, pillows, and guides for the period of climbing. Please, click my WhatsApp +977 9851112535 or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1420167389 for further more information.

Our special offers for trekkers, climbers, free individual trekkers (FIT), or free individual climbers (FIC) are we make climbing gears available on rent for your convenience while mountaineering with us. All necessary things for adventurous journeys such as trekking and peak permits, meals, and accommodation on base camp are arranged by us.

Base Camp meal, (B) Breakfast $ 20 (L) Lunch $ 20 (D) Dinner $ 20 with tea, coffee, and fresh fruits/dessert

Base Camp tent service charge $ 30 for single and 2-men sharing tent $ 20 each head, each Night

Guy rope 30 meters 9mm in hire per day $ 25

Guide and Porter are in hire negotiable

4 Liter of oxygen cylinder in Pois or Russian $ 500/-

Summit Max and regulator a set-in hire per day $ 25

The company down-filled sleeping bag -30C with liner $ 10 per night.

Helmet $ 5 per day

Harness $ 5 per day

Ice ax $ 5 per day

Crampon $ 10 per day

Jumar $ 5 per day

A figure of 8 $ 5 per day

Lock carabiners 2 and open get carabiners 2 $ 5 per day

Alpine boots $ 25 per day

*Note: The priority will be given to only the early trip bookers. The climbing gears you have to collect from the Lobuche east  Base Camp. You have to deposit to us, before taking your renting gears on Lobuche Base Camp. And if damaged or lost the renting gears, the beneficiary should have to pay compensation

Outlined Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1,350m (4,429 ft) transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Entirely day, for climbing preparation.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trek start to Paiya 2,730m (8,956 ft).

Day 04: Paiya to Panggom 2,846m (9,337 ft).

Day 05: Panggom to Ningsuwa 2,863m (9,393 ft) .

Day 06: Ningsow to Chhatra Khola, 2,800m (9,186 ft).

Day 07: Chhatra Khola to Kothe, 3,691m (12,109 ft).

Day: 08 Kothe to Thangnag 4,350m (14,270 ft).

Day: 09 Thangnag acclimatization day.

Day 10: Thangnag to Khare 4,950m (16,240 ft).

Day 11: Hike to Mera La 5,41500m, (17,765 ft).

Day: 12 Khare to Mera High Camp 5,780m (18,958 ft).

Day: 13 Attempt Mera summit [6,461m (21,197 ft) Khare 4,950m (16,240 ft).

Day: 14 Contingency:

Day 15: Trek to Panch Pokhari [5,200m/17,060ft] 6 hours.

Day 16: Amphu Lapcha La base camp [5,527m/18,133ft], 6hrs.

Day 17: Drop to Imja Tsho [4,900m/16,076ft], 9 to 10hrs.

Day 18: Entirely rest day.

Day 19: We trek to Imja-Tse (Island) base camp 4,970m (16,305ft), 3hrs.

Day 20: Attempt summit 6,189 meters (20,305 ft), back to Chhukum 12hrs.

Day 21: Contingency day.

Day 22: Trek to Tengbochemonastery 3,860m (12,664 ft),7hrs.

Day 23: Trek back to Namche 3,440 meters (11,286 ft).

Day 24: Trek back to Lukla 2,860 meters (9,383ft), 5hrs.

Day 25: Fly back to Kathmandu 1,350m (4,429 ft), transfer to the hotel.

Day 26: Contingency day.

Day 27: Finally, we drop you off.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International airport and transfer to Hotel.

Accommodation: 3 Stars Hotel in Thamel.

Maximum elevation: 1,350 meters (4,429 ft).

Transportation: Private tourist bus or car.

Meals: Welcome dinner and breakfast.

Welcome to the land of white glowing mountains. Before your landing in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, the representative from Himalayan Diamond Adventure will have reached there to welcome you. You will have welcome dinner in the Nepali cultural dance restaurant with your guide’s briefing about the day program of tomorrow. The hotel service includes beds and breakfast.

Day 02: Special climbing preparation days, such as permits, gears, and equipment.

Maximum elevation: 1,350m (4,429 ft).

Accommodation: 3 Stars Hotel in Thamel.

Meals: Breakfast.

Today early morning we stay meeting, at the meeting, we will discuss the context of trekking and peak climbing, and then we reconfirm your necessary climbing gear and equipment for trekking and peak climbing. If we found, you don't have the proper equipment and gears, he will help you to collect or hire gears in the trekking shops of Thamel. And in the evening we will brief you on the day program of tomorrow.

Day 03: Scenic flight; Kathmandu to Lukla and trek start to Paiya.

Maximum elevation: 2,730m (8,956 ft).

Trekking duration: 5hrs, 570m descent, 440m ascent.

Accommodation: Lodge.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast with hot drinks.

We will have 35 minutes of a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla Hillary airport, the most famous airstrip in the world. If the weather is favorable, during the flight, we will be sightseeing the most magnificent view of northern and eastern Himalaya vistas before landing in Lukla airstrip [2,860 meters/9,383 ft].  

Today we trek about 4 to 5 hours for Paiya 2,730m (8,956 ft) along with the down and up the trails. It is located at a narrow place surrounding by green hills. Firstly we trek steeply down to Surke an hour from Lukla then climb steeply to Pakhepani hill another 2 hours. The last stage of the walk is pleasant. We trek straight towards Paiya with a beautiful landscape. Today we trek often through rhododendron and oak mixed forest passing the bridge over the Hadi Khola and Surke Khola (tributaries), some Sherpa's villages, and cultivated lands. 

Day 04: Paiya to Panggom via the best viewing trail:

Maximum elevation: 2,846m (9,337 ft):

Trekking duration:  5 to 6hrs, ascent 660m, descent 544m.

Accommodation: Lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks.

Today, it is the way of 5 to 6 hours for normal trekkers. The trail often rises and drops through the forests and cultivated lands to reach Panggom. Leaving of Paiya, we will climb the gentle uphill way via a narrow and slippery path under the silver pine, bamboo, and rhododendron forests. About 2 hours of continuing ascending uphill, we cross the Kari La 3,145 meters then our trail slightly drops to Kharte with the wide fascinating landscape. At Kharte there is available of T-house before reaching Panggoma. We stop at T-house for the hot lunch and refreshments. After lunch hour, we descend a little bit downhill before heading off up trail for Panggoma. The Panggom is the more possibility for tourists, where we can find clean and comfortable rooms with WIFI service.

Day 05: Panggom to Ningsuwa easy day:

Maximum elevation: 2,863m (9,393 ft)

Trekking duration: 4hrs, ascent 450m, descent 848m.

Accommodation: T-house.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with hot drinks.

Today is a pleasant day for us. It is 4 to 5 hours of the way for the normal trekkers to reach Ningsowa. Ningsowa is very primitive like a jungle camp. Today we start our scenic journey, by ascending steeply uphill to the Panggoma La 3,286m (10,781 ft), then the trail drops slightly to the Sibuje danda. From Sibuje hill our trail separates with the way of Chereme and moves ahead to the corner of the forest. Finally, we trek through a small jungle following the narrow but natural trail for the Ningsowa stay. 

Day 06: Ningsow to Chhatra Khola, slippery, and cliff way:

Maximum elevation: 2,800m (9,186 ft).

Trekking duration: 8 hours.

Accommodation: Basic T- house.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with drinks.

Today, on the first stage, the track rises steeply to Ramailo danda. Ramailo danda means viewing hill in Nepali. From Ramailo danda can be seen spectacular Salpa valley backdrop view and in front us Mera peak. From this picturesque hill the track again ascends slightly for 10 to 15 minutes uphill under the pine and rhododendron mixed forest then drops steeply to Khola (tributary) opposite side of Ningsow. The tributary is the boundary of Makalu and Barun national park. After the crossing tributary the trail gets harder with slippery and cliff's way. Today, entirely day we walk through the forest, so it is possible to see wild animals such as red panda, deer, and monkeys during the junle walk.  

Day 07: Chhatra Khola to Kothe, another jungle way:

Maximum elevation: 3,691m(12,109 ft).

Trekking duration: 7-8 hours.

Accommodation: Lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks.

We walk towards the north on the main trail to Mera Peak, under the bamboo forests and pine mixed forest. At the beginning of the journey, our trail rises steeply uphill under the bamboo forest then leads a gentle uphill making a long way. About 4 hours of uphill jungle walk, we reach Thoktor, where is the available of T-house. This is a good place for trekkers to break for refreshments and a hot lunch before reaching Kote. After lunch hours, we walk gradually down to the Hinku Khola under the bamboo and pine forest. On the last stage, the trail ascends slightly up to Kothe lodge making one hour of a long walk for the normal trekkers. Kothe is situated at the bank of Hunku River, It is completely likely a glacier debrige. It is possible for tourists, where are availabilities for shops, clean and comfortable rooms.

Day: 08 Trek Thangnag following up Hinku Khola:

Maximum elevation: 4,350m (14,270 ft).

Trekking duration: 4-5hrs, ascent 660m.

Accommodation: Lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks.

Today, we often walk through the rockfall debrige following the up Hinku Khola in the shade of Mera Peak. We can see the eye-catching view of the Kyaser peak in front of us at the starting of the day. About 2 hours of moraine walk, we reach Gondishung, the summer herders' settlement in the west bank of the Hinku Thangnag. It is a perfect place to break for refreshments and a cup of tea. Going out from Gondishung our trail gets less hard with the rockfall debrige however, it is now considering with altitude. Finally, we pass a 200-year-old Lungsum Gha Gompa where we can find Mera Peak scripted in rock along with its route to reach Mera. A short walk takes us to Thangnag, which is a summer grazing area with primitive lodges and shops. It is a likely glacier debride of the Kyasar peak (charpate himal).

Day: 09 Thangnag acclimatization day:

Activities: Hiking and climbing practice.

Accommodation: Lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks.

Today after our regular breakfast time, we go uphill hiking beneath the Kusum Kanguru peak. As you hike to uphill your backdrop view is really noticeable. After the picturesque hill hiking, we return back our lodge at lunch break. After lunchtime, we do climbing practice.

Day 10: Head over to Khare through the glacier:

Maximum elevation: 4,950m (16,240 ft).

Trekking duration: 3-4hrs, ascent 600m.

Accommodation: Lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks.

Today, It is the way of 3 to 4 hours for the relaxing walkers. From the starting of the day, we follow the lateral moraine of Dig Glacier to Dig Kharka, which offers spectacular views of Charpate Himal. The trail climbs over the breathless Khare through moraines to the snout of the Hinku Nup and Shar Glaciers and then climbs more steeply to Khare. During our trek we can view the Northern face of Mera Peak which will be an amazing experience.

Day 11: Hike to Mera La 5,41500m, (17,765 ft), ascent 465m:

Accommodation: Lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks.

Today's schedule is hiking up to Mera La 5,415m  (17,765 ft) as long as possible for acclimatization and the climbing practice. It is a way of 7 to 8 hours for the normal climbers, so we have to wake up at the first light of the sun for breakfast. Today we leave early morning for hiking with pack lunch and enough drinks. Today, we walk through moraine and permanent snowfields with stunning mountains view. Firstly, we start our journey by ascending steep uphill above Khare lodge then climb gradually through the moraines. Finally, we will climb steep icy slopes with support of climbing gears to get Mera La, and then return back to lodge, before getting dark.

Day: 12 Head over to Mera High camp:

Maximum elevation: 5,780m (18,958 ft).

Climbing duration: 6 - 7hrs, ascent 830m.

Accommodation: Tent.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks.

We take the route through Mera La pass to reach the Mera high camp today. Our path towards along a rocky trail, which can be hazardous if it has recently snowed, as there are a number of crevasses. We make our way to the top of the rock band, which is marked by a large cairn. Today we can enjoy climbing with an excellent surrounding mountain view of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho-Oyu, the south face of Lhotse, Nuptse, Chamlang, and Baruntse. Overnight at Mera High Camp (service included dinner and breakfast with a hot drink like tea or coffee).

Day: 13 We attempt Mera summit [6,461m/21,197 ft] and head back to Khongmadingma:

Maximum elevation: 4,850m (15,912 ft).

Climbing duration: 5-6hrs, ascent 681m.

Descending duration: 4-5hrs, descent 1,611m.

Accommodation: T-house.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks.

Today is a long day for us, as head over Mera Peak 6,461m (21,197 ft), and switch back to Khare lodge. Today we wake up around 01. 00 AM for breakfast and get ready to attempt the summit. It’s going to be very cold at the beginning of climbing however, we would warm up soon as we continue ascent up on the permanent snowfield and onto a peculiar ridge. The first rays of the sun hit the big peaks in an amazing red glow. The route is still non-technical as we slowly climb higher into the ever-thinning air. The slope steepens for a section behind the ridge and the summit comes back into view. At the foot of the final steep summit cone, we may attach to a fixed rope depending on the conditions. The summit is only a few meters away. From the summit, we take a amazing views of the mighty mountains including Mt. Everest [8,848 meters/29,029 ft], Cho-Oyu [8,201 meter/26,906 ft], Lhotse [8,516 meters/27,939 ft], Makalu [8,464 meters/27,769 ft], Kanchanjungha [8,586 meters/28,169 ft], Nuptse [7,855 meters/25,771 ft], Chamlang [7,319 meters/24,012 ft], Baruntse [7 ,129 meters/ 23,389 ft] and others neighboring mountains. After taking 360 drees of majestic mountain view, we retrace our steps back to the high camp where we rest for a while before descending to Khongmadingma.

Day: 14 Contingency:

There is no guarantee that we will have favorable weather on our planned day 13 for the summit. Therefore, this day is set aside as a contingency in case we are unable to summit the Mera on day 13 due to bad weather conditions or any other unanticipated reason. However, if the trip goes smoothly, we do not need this spare day, we can use this day to walk to Khongma Dingma at a slow pace. Overnight at the tented camp (service included dinner and breakfast with a hot drink like tea and coffee).

Day 15: Unbeatable journey to Hinku valley Panch Pokhari:

Maximum elevation: 5,200m (17,060 ft).

Trekking duration: 6-7hrs, ascent 350m.

Accommodation: T-house.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks.

After a successful Mera trekking peak climbing, we move towards Amphulapcha pass 5,845 meters (19,177 ft) for the next peak climbing and such a beautiful Everest valley trekking. Today we trek to Panch Pokhari a wilderness place. It is a way of 5 to 6 hours for the normal trekkers. The day begins with short uphill climbing, the day gets harder with altitude, however, we can enjoy trekking with the incomparable beautiful landscape and magnificent mountains view.  Heading off Khoma Dingma meadow mostly the trail gradually rises and descends to Setopokhari with a majestic view of Chamlang Himal in front us and backward Mera view. The path passes continuously through meadows, rock boulders, and turquoise rivers. At the end of the day, we cross a debridge before reaching Seto Pokhari (Milky colored Lake). There are some seasonal huts in the bank of a lake. It’s a  good shelter for porters or backpackers.

Day 16: Head towards Amphu Lapcha La base camp:

Maximum elevation: 5,527m (18,133 ft).

Trekking duration: 6-7hrs, ascent 327m.

Accommodation: T-house.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks.

Today, just a couple of minutes slogging from the Setopokhari our trail separates with the Baruntse base camp, then moves towards the Minbo La pass by crossing a small stream, and then ascends slightly uphill to reach beautiful glacier lakes. The glacier lakes are incredibly beautiful with milky color and the reflection of mountains. Moreover, we can see a spectacular Chamlang Himal behind us and in front of us a big Hunku glacier and peculiar views of Lhotse, Kali Himal, and Baruntse. It looks like that, they are welcoming to the adventurers. Leaving from Hinku lakes, our steps kick-off to Amphu Lapcha base camp through the mastiff moraines following the up Hinku glacier edge. The trail is indicated by rock cairns on the moraines. The trail gets harder now with the lack of oxygen and moraine trail, it's the most hardship part of the day. After an hour of scrambling onto the moraine, the trail climbs steeply to the giant black rock band before reaching the big lake. It's the actual way of the Amphulach base camp. From the lake, we gradually ascend to Ampulapcha base camp making a round lake trek above the eye-catching lake.

Day 17: High and breathless Amphu Lapcha La pass 5,845m (19,176ft):

Maximum elevation: 4,900m (16,076 ft).

Trekking duration: 8-9hrs, ascent 380m, descent 945m.

Accommodation: Tented camp.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks.

Today our trail links Everest valley, we cross early morning the famous high pass over the breathless Ampulapcha pass 5,845 meters (19,176 ft), along the rocky crest and icy trail. The pass is very difficult and challenging with altitude, loose rocks, and steep slopes, however, the top of Ampulapcha presents the exhilarating views. Such as Chamlang, Makalu, Baruntse are lineup behind us with the stunning glacier and lakes views and Lhotse, Everest, and Cho o yu are welcoming towards us. After the savoring majestic mountains view, we descend down a cliff with the support of the attached ropes on cliffs.

Day 18: Entirely, a relaxing day before pushing summit:

After some strenuous trekking and climbing, today we relax the whole day at the camping site. It’s a very important day for us to prepare for the next climbing.

Day 19: Finally, we head towards Imja-Tse (Island) base camp.

Maximum elevation: 4,970 meters (16,305 ft).

Trekking duration: 3hrs, ascent 240m.

Accommodation: Tented camp.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with hot drinks.

After fabulous Everest base camp and Khongma La pass trekking, we carry on towards Island peak base camp [4,970 meters/16,305 ft], following a tiny rugged trail. About 3 hours of the off-beaten track we reach Island peak base camp. It is on the moraine and the bank of Imjatse lake. Today we will reach Island peak base camp at lunchtime. After our hot lunch, we practice climbing. Today we stay in a tented camp with full board service.

Day 20: Attempt summit and back to Chhukung.

Maximum elevation: 6,189 meters (20,305 ft).

Climbing duration: 12hrs, ascent 1,219m, descent 1,460.

Accommodation: Lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks.

Today, we are really excited to take a lifetime climbing experience. We wake up at midnight for breakfast and climbing preparation. We leave from base camp at 01 AM for the summit. After a short walking from high camp, the route reaches to fully gravels, ruggedness, and slabs rock before you reaching crampon point, then our track leads to permanent snowfields and crevasses. After crossing a lot of challenging crevasses to reach the slope of the peak. Finally, we climb 80/85 deg’s slopes and a little bit sharp ridge with support of fixed-line rope we attempt at the main summit. The top of the peak is unquestionably amazing for an encircular mount views. From an altitude of [6,189 meters/20305 ft], we can savor mesmerizing views of Lhotse, Lhotse-Sar, Makalu, Barunche, Chhopla, Amphu peak, Amadablam, and Lotse down the deeper enchanting valley, descending to Chhukung. After carrying out of Island peak we try to descend Chhukum lodge as long as possible.

Day 21: Contingency day,

Island is a trekking peak so we have to climb it while trekking, but there is no guarantee that we will have favorable weather on our planned day 14 for the summit, in case got bad weather or got any technical problems we need a spare day for next try, so we have a one day reserved day.

Day 22: Trek back to Tengboche,  monastery.

Maximum elevation 3,860 meters (12,664ft).

Trekking duration: 7hrs, descent 870m.

Today we trek back to Tengboche monastery throughout the famous mountaineering Sherpa’s villages, such as cultivated lands, lodges, mani walls, stupas, gompas,  bridges, rhododendron, and pine mixed forest, with majestic Mt. Amadablam view and many more others mountain views. We stay in lodge included dinner and breakfast service at Tengboche.

Day 23: Head back to Namche bazaar almost via the same route.

Elevation: 3,440 meters (11,286 ft).

Trekking hours: 4 hours, 350m ascent, 750m descent.

Accommodation: Lodge with a well-attached bathroom.

Meals: Breakfast/ Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks

After a piece of cake trek, we switched back to Namche Bazaar in almost the same way. On the first stage, we steeply climb down to Pungithenga the Army checkpoint. We should have to attend the Army checkpoint to ensure our exit. In no time we cross the well-made suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi River for Sangnasa uphill trail.  We take a break at Sangnasa for the refreshment and a cup of tea before reaching Namche. Eventually, we will trek along the Khumbu high way with the magnificent backward mounts view.

Day 24: Finally we trek back to Lukla, where our trip ends.

Elevation: 2,860 meters (9,383 ft).

Trekking hours: 8 hours, 960m descent, 250m ascent.

Accommodation: Lodge.

Meals: Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner with hot drinks

Departing from Namche bazaar, the Sherpa capital, we trek to the downhill meeting point Dudh Koshi River and Bhote Kosi River. It calls Dovan in the Nepali language. Then the trail weaves up and down many times to reach Lukla, the fabulous trip ending point of the Everest base camp trek. Today we will celebrate our fascinating trek with some drinking and dancing or sharing some presents. 

Day 25: We will take 35 minutes of scenic flight Lukla to Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel.

Elevation: 1,350 meters (4,429 ft).

Transportation: Aeroplane/ Tourist bus/ Car.

Accommodation: 3 Stars standard of Hotel in Thamel.

Meals: Breakfast.

After carried out Everest base camp trekking, we will fly back to Kathmandu Trivuwan international airport and transfer to Hotel included bed and breakfast service. Evening we will organize a farewell dinner.

Day 26 Full day Sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley 1,350 meters (4,429ft), with a proficient tour guide, private vehicle service:

Transportation: Tourist Bus.

Permits: Entry Permits of Patan, Bhaktapur, and Kathmandu.

Accommodation: 3 Stars standard of Hotel in Thamel.

Meals: Farewell Dinner and Breakfast.

Kathmandu, being a (UNESCO the world heritage sites), historical and cultural heart of Nepal, is a popular destination for tourists, trekkers, and adventure seekers. The city presents a wonderful mixture of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism, and Western influence in the Valley. Patan and Bhaktapur are its two major neighboring cities that bear immense historical, cultural, and religious significance. There will be a half-day guided tour to the famous & biggest Hindu shrine Pashupatinath temple, the largest Buddhist stupa in town Boudhanath, the 15th-century palace of 55 windows Bhaktapur and Soyambhunath Stupa. In the evening, we again meet fare-well dinner.

Day 27: Departure for home, drop you off in Tribhuwan Kathmandu international airport, see you off:

Transportation: Shuttle service.

Meals: Breakfast.

We drop off you in Tribhuwan international airport at the terminal room in your flight checking time by tourist Bus or a Car and forbade the hands to see you off to your home.

Note:- The conditions stated in the itinerary are especially for the trekker who prefers full package service. At the same time, we also customize the itinerary based on your choice and time. The selection of itineraries and the staffs depends on your needs and financial procurement. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement and financial condition

Cost Details

  • Airport pickup and drop off by the private vehicle.
  • Three nights tourist standard Hotel in Kathmandu sharing room included breakfast service.
  • The menu on the client’s choice, Three times meals in a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Dessert), with A Cup of (Coffee or any Tea) during the trek.
  • T- house(Lodge trek) accommodations during the trek clean and comfortable.
  • Entry permits: Makalu-Bharunche and Sagarmatha national park fees, Pasang Lhamu municipality community fee, Mera and Island peak permits, and Garbage management deposit USD 500/-.
  • Government taxes and official expenses.
  • Transportation: Private tourist Bus, Car and Jeep.
  • Kathmandu/Lukla/Lukla/Kathmandu flight fare.
  • License holder English speaking guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport.
  • Assistant trekking guide for a group of over 8 members in a group with all the company’s facilities.
  • Warm clothing and required trekking gear for porters like Gore-Tex jacket /trousers, trekking shoes, woolen hat, woolen gloves, woolen socks, sunglasses, etc.
  •  Company's complimentary  T-shirts, Map and Duffle bag.
  • Nepalese staff’s insurance policy covered its rescue evacuation, medical treatment and accidental.
  • Strong and helpful porter with proper equipment (one porter for two people maximum 30Kg).
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Climbing grouping gears, dynamic Ropes, static Ropes, Snow bar, Ice crew, Carabiners, Runners, Rock  Pitons, Auxiliary cords.
  • Mera and Island BC/HC tents, Mattress, Ep gas, cooking pots, Dry foods.
  • Hot bag services.
  • Down-filled Jacket (-12*C) and Sleeping bag (-20*C) (Pay extra $1 and 50 cents each item each day).
  • Satellite Phone & PAC bag (Portable Hyperbaric Chamber) prevention AMS & HAPE (Extra pay).
  • Welcome dinner and farewell dinner with a tourist standard restaurant.
  • Personal trekking and climbing equipment and gears.
  • Meals while you are staying in Kathmandu Hotel Lunch and Dinner.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Any entry fee for the temple or monastery.
  • Donations or charity.
  • Your Travel insurance policy should be covered it rescue evacuation, medical treatment and accidental.
  • International airfare.
  • Your personal expenses like; Hot shower, Laundry, Battery charging, telephone, and shopping, etc.
  • Alcoholic and nonalcoholic hot and cold drinks.
  • Tips for the guide, porter, and driver (tipping is expected).

Client Review

Useful Info

Himalayan Diamond Adventure is stand-by for all times, the best quality services for our regular clients as well as new guests. We are quite thoughtful with our distinguish trekkers or hikers or Mountaineers joy, fun, and safe trip through our company. We are very aware that only our clients and guests can make a pleasant trip with the company’s extensive service and a local professional guide and faithful, and expert cook and porters. We accompany you with local experienced, faithful, helpful and intelligent good English-speaking guides and porters, informative in all sectors including weather forecast and caring personals.

Guide/ Porter service:

We have a different category of guides, such as Porter guides, Trekking guides, Support Climbing guides, Mountain guides, French-speaking guides, German-speaking guides, Chinese speaking guides, Culture tour leaders, as your requirement.

Equipment/ Gears service:

We provide you (-25*C) down-filled sleeping bag and (-20*C) down-filled jacket (Pay extra $2 each item each day). For mountaineers if you do not have your own climbing gear we will provide you climbing gears on hire at a reasonable price particularly for your convenience, such Union of International Alpinist Association (UIAA) tested gears. Like a Black Diamond, Helmet, Harness, Crampon, Jumar ATC guide or Figure of 8, Ice axe, Carabiners, and La Sportiva alpine boot.

We provide you with sufficient and hygienic meals and dessert with hot drinks as your choice and book clean and comfortable rooms (hotel) on a mountain in advance of your trip to mountain lodges.

Packaging trips service:

There are more than 300 different trekking routes and 326 peaks open for climbing including 20 royalty-free peaks. Climbing peaks have been divided in 3 categories: A, B and C. in Nepal, we will help you to organize the trip according to your time, budget and choice. We organize the trip for especial solitary (alone) personal as well as a packaged trip for big groups.

Our Extra services:

We also help you to get permits, hiring trekking equipment and other related services i.e. bus reservation, airplane ticketing, and hotel booking in Kathmandu and in Mountain.

The conditions stated in the itinerary are especially for the trekker who prefers full package service. At the same time, we also customize the itinerary based on your choice and time. The selection of itineraries and the staff depends on your needs and financial procurement. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement and financial condition.