What to expect during Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp?
Everest Base Camp Trek with Island Peak Climbing takes you to not only the base of Mt. Everest but also lead you to the top of a very famous peak of Khumbu region, Island Peak. During the trip, you get to witness the surreal view of the Himalayan landscape along with snow-capped mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Pumori, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Kongde, Kantega, Thamserku, Brauntse, Lobuche, and numerous others.
Why go on Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp with us?
Our years of experience and extensive knowledge of the trail makes us the best in our field. We have been leading groups in the Himalayas for years now with a full success rate. We will make sure, you not only reach your final destination but also return safely. Our local team members will give you several insights about the region and support you during the journey.
Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) Symptoms & Prevention
Acute mountain sickness is an illness that occurs due to high elevation. It generally happens if your body is not acclimatized with the altitude. Also known as altitude sickness, it can happen to anyone regardless of their health and physical condition. Read below to know more about its symptoms and preventive measures.
Symptoms of altitude sickness
- Difficulty in sleeping
- Dizziness or light-headedness
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea or vomiting
- Shortness of breath with exertion
- Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
- Keep yourself hydrated
- Do not drink alcoholic beverages
- Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
- Try to spend the night in lower altitude
- Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
- Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
- Do not push yourself
Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp difficulty
Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp is a strenuous trip. The trail is steep, rough, and snowy. Likewise, you will cross crevasses as well. You have to be in good shape to go on this journey. Plus, prior trekking experience is also needed. We present extensive service during Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp. Plus, our highly experienced guides will also help to complete this trip successfully.
Best time to go to Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp
The best time to go on Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp is from March to May and October to November. These months include two seasons, spring & autumn. The clear sky, constant weather, and moderate climate attract hundreds of trekkers and climbers.
Likewise, heavy rainfall during monsoon (June to September) and extreme cold and snowfall during winter (December to February) makes the trail risky and views unclear. Therefore, these months are not an ideal option to go on Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp.
Accommodation during Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp
During Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp, you stay overnight in lodge and camp. In the villages, your accommodation will be a lodge that offers basic facilities with a twin-sharing room and common washrooms. Likewise, during the climbing, you stay overnight in camps. Our porters will carry sleeping camp, dining camp, and washroom camp up to the base camp of Island Peak.
Food & Water on Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp
In the lodge, the meals will be served as per their menu. You will have a wide variety of food options in lower villages than at higher altitudes. You can expect to get dishes like momo, pasta, sandwich, noodles, curries, egg, meat, rice, bread, pudding, porridge, pizza, etc. There will be also a good variety of beverages at the lower altitude. During camping, the meals will be prepared by our trained porters.
Drinking water is available in all lodge. You can refill your bottle every time it gets empty. There is also the option to buy water bottles, however, we recommend to not buy it and carry your water bottle. This will help a lot to preserve the environment and reduce waste.
Important climbing equipment
- Belay device (figure of 8/ATC guide /reverso)
- Jumar (ascender)
- Carabiner (lock/screwgate-4, nonlocking-2)
- Safety rope (dynamic 3-4 mtr. 8mm)
- Auxiliary cord (dynamic 5 mtr. 6mm)
- Tape sling 180cm
- Gloves (liner, Gore Tex)
- Head torch with spare batteries
- Sun glasses (UV protected/polarize)
- Alpine boots
We offer a tailor-made itinerary for Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp. You can share your requirements with us, and we will design a perfect itinerary that will match your needs. You can also join our departure dates as well if you are okay with our offered itinerary and time. Giving a tailor-made option not only helps us to give the best service to our clients but also makes us go out of our boundaries and create the most adventurous trips.
While traveling with us, you will be part of a responsible team that cares about nature and the environment. We try our best to not leave any waste behind after completing the trip. Moreover, our packages are designed, and the trips are planned sustainably. We also work closely with the local community and help them to uplift their economy. We also give a chance to give back to the locals without going overboard.