I happened to look many times at this mountain and was surprised of its incredible beauty. It in fact, looks as a majestic white triangle hidden behind island Peak (Imja Tse). Several routes are possible. The approach it not very difficult but it will take a few more days to reach base camp.
Khumbu - Mahalangur Himal
Hidden behind Island Peak
DAY 01 Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel Garden Home.
DAY 02 drove to Gundu (2,005m). One hour drive from Kathmandu fro acclimatization. Accommodation in Adventure Camp's luxury tents.
DAY 03 Morning sunrise view of the mountains. During the day you can visit Phulchoki, the highest point overlooking Kathmandu Valley. Overnight at the camp.
DAY 04 Fly to Lukla (2,800m) & trek to Phakding (2,640m). Overnight in Himalayan Chain Resort HCR)
DAY 05 Trek to Namche Bazaar. Overnight in lodge.
DAY 06 Trek to Khumjung. Overnight in HCR.
DAY 07 Rest day at Khumjung for acclimatization & change of porters & yaks.
DY 08 Trek tp Tengbongche Monastery (3,867m) Overnight in lodge/camp
DAY 09 Trek to Dingboche. Overnight in lodge.
DAY 10 Trek to Island Peak Base Camp (4,900m)
DAY 11 Trek to Peak 38 Base Camp (5,190m)
DAY 12-45 CLIMBING PERIOD
DAY 46 Cleaning up Base Camp.
DAY 47 Trek back to Dingboche. Overnight in lodge/camp.
DAY 48 Trek back to Khumjung. Overnight at HCR.
DAY 49 Trek back to Phakding. Overnight in lodge
DAY 50 Trek back to Lukla. Overnight in lodge.
DAY 51 Fly back to Kathmandu. transfer to hotel
DAY 52 Kathmandu
DAY 53 Departure from Kathmandu.
I spent very memorable days in the Everest region in Nepal. I used to dream to see this highest peak of the world and now I arrested it in my camera. My guide arranged everything and helped me a lot. He did not let me feel tired and boring. I…
July 14, 2020Stephen Gray, Australia