Island Peak Climbing

Island Peak Climbing
Island Peak Climbing

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Trip Facts

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Group Size:

02 Minimum 10 maximum

Meal:

Breakfast Lunch Dinner Tea /Coffee

Grade:

Adventurous (French / Swiss Alpine Climbing Systems)

Accommodation:

Twin/ single Room (Lodge ) Basic Tent

Transportation:

Flight KTM-LUK-KTM

Best Time:

March-May/ Sep- Nov

Elevation:

6,189 m Island Peak

Duration:

18 Days

Activities:

Guided Trekking and Peak Climbing

Wi Fi:

Available

Overview And Highlights

Island Peak climbing

  • A classic adventure on Nepal's most popular trekking peaks atop Island peak
  • Stunning panorama of high Mt. Everest and adjoining peaks with Huge Khumbu Ice Falls
  • Traditional Sherpa villages 'High Landers of Everest' are enriched with ancient Buddhist culture Daily views of mountains from rich green vegetation to the arctic zone of ice and glacier
  • Exciting flight both ways with a sweeping panorama of the Himalayan chain of mountains
  • Standing beneath towering Mt. Everest with a climb of Kalapathar with Awesome views

Trip Introductions

Island Peak Trek & Climb, one of the most stunning lesser mountains in all Himalayas rises up from the midst of scenic Imjatse valley towering high above 6,189m / 20,305 ft into the clear blue sky of the Himalayas. Island Peak is also called and listed in NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) as Imjatse Himal due to its location around Imjatse valley, truly a fascinating peak to reach its summit offering you a wide range of surrounding mountain panorama.

Island Peak Trek & Climb offers you a panorama of Mt. Everest (8,848m / 29, 028ft), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m-24,940 ft), Nuptse(7,855m-25,772 ft), and Lho - La or Khumbutse peak (6,036 m - 19,992ft), Mt. Lingtren (6,749 m / 22,142 ft) and Changtse (within Tibet 7,583 m / 25,230 ft), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m / 25,772 ft),  Ama-Dablam (6,812 m / 22,480 ft), Kangtenga (6,782 m / 22, 380 ft) Thamaserku ( 6,623 m / 21, 855 ft)Kongde (6,011 m / 19,837 ft) Kusum Khanguru (6,373 m / 21,030 ft) holy peaks of Khumbi-la (5,761 m / 19,012 ft) and as far towards world’s 5th highest Mt. Makalu (8,463 m / 27, 766 ft) including Island Peak / Imjatse (6,160 m / 20,328ft) Lobuje Peak (6,119 m / 20,192 ft) Pokhalde peak (5,806 m / 19,159 ft).

Starting our adventure to Island Peak Trek & Climb, taking a flight from Kathmandu to land at Lukla's unique airstrip, and then heading higher towards Namche Bazaar with time here to explore rich Sherpa Buddhist culture and customs having a rest day for acclimatization. As the walk progresses our first part of the journey leads you to Everest base camp after trekking past scenic Thyangboche Monastery, and with a climb of Kalapathar then heading towards beautiful Imjatse valley for the climb of Island peak / Imjatse Himal.

Having much practice and acclimatization days on the route of the climb, where our expert guide leads atop Island peak with a sweeping panorama of mountains and dramatic landscapes, feeling high with exciting time then head back to Lukla for the scenic short flight back to Kathmandu to conclude this wonderful adventure on Island Peak Trek & Climb.

Itinerary Expand All Close All

Accomodation : Hotel
Elevation: 1350 m.

On arrival by respective airlines where our guide and staff receive you for a short drive to your hotel in the hub of busy Kathmandu, with hotels in a quiet environment after getting a refresher in your rooms our guide will brief you on the trek and Peak climbing with the necessary information.

 

Food: B/L/D
Accomodation : Lodge
Elevation: 2640 m.

Morning an exciting and scenic flight to Nepal Mid East to land at Lukla's unique airstrip with a view of mountains including Mt. Everest during 30 mins on air, and then reaching at Lukla for few hours of the first day walk to overnight stop at Phakding village.

The walk is easier on a downhill path with short ups past several Sherpa villages and into a coniferous forest with tall rhododendron-pines and oak trees to reach near Dudh-Kosi River in Phakding.

Food: B/L/D
Accomodation : Lodge
Elevation: 3440 m.

Today a long climb to reach Sherpa large village near a town at Namche Bazaar, starting with a gradual walk following the Dudh Kosi river upstream crossing a few bridges to enter into Sagarmatha National Park entrance near Monjo village.

(Sagarmatha for Everest in Nepalese and Sherpa calls Chomolungma in both languages means 'Great Mother').

From here pleasant walk on the river bed leading to a climb for a few hours into forested areas with views of snow-capped peaks, as our walk reaches Namche Bazaar.

Food: B/L/D
Accomodation : Lodge
Elevation: 3440 m.

A free day and rest at Namche Bazaar is important and necessary for acclimatization at this high altitude above 3,440 m high, before heading to higher areas.

At Namche spend your day with a scenic hike around and explore the streets of Namche Bazaar full of shops, stores, and many good restaurants with bakeries.

Namche holds a colorful and busy Saturday Market once a week, suggested a walk to Everest View Hotel or on top of Namche Hill for excellent views of Everest, Ama-Dablam, and other adjoining peaks with visiting its nice museum full of information about Everest and Khumbu areas.

Food: B/L/D
Accomodation : Lodge
Elevation: 3867 m.

From Namche walk leads on a gradual and scenic winding path then on downhill to Imjatse River to reach at Phunge-Tenga for lunch, an afternoon with an uphill climb into tall rhododendron, pines, fir forest with grand views of snowcapped peaks.

After a few hours of scenic climbing reaching Thyangboche Monastery, enjoy marvelous views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtenga, Tharmarserku, Kongde with magnificent Mt. Ama Dablam, afternoon time to explore Thyangboche monastery of great interest and observing young monks and priest with prayer chanting that fills this beautiful environment.

Thyangboche surrounded by lovely green woods holds an important colorful festival Mani-Rimdu every year in October as per the Buddhist Puna calendar.

Food: B/L/D
Accomodation : Lodge
Elevation: 4260 m.

The morning starts with downhill walking for an hour to reach Imjatse River, crossing a bridge walking into an open country where tree lines drop for a few short juniper and rhododendron bushes, then uphill for a while to reach Pangboche village at 3,900 meters.

Pangboche last permanent village on route Everest Base Camp, Dingboche, and beyond, from here a slow climb to Somare for lunch and continue to walk with a short climb to Dingboche village for an overnight stop, located on scenic wide Imjatse valley with excellent views of Ama Dablam North Face with stunning Island Peak.

Food: B/L/D
Accomodation : Lodge
Elevation: 4930 m.

After a nice and pleasant stop at Dingboche, the morning walk leads to a short steep climb with excellent views of peaks and then walks on a gradual uphill trail to reach Thugla for lunch, where massive Khumbu glaciers melt into raging rivers. Here path from Pheriche and Dingboche joins on route Everest Base Camp, after a break a steep climb for an hour to Thugla pass, where you can witness stone memorials of unfortunate climbers who died climbing Mt. Everest, Lhotse, or other high mountains. From here a nice walk to Lobuche for an overnight stop.

 

Food: B/L/D
Accomodation : Lodge
Elevation: 5364 m.

Today our adventure takes you to Everest Base Camp our main goal and highlight of the trip walking for a few hours with a short steep climb in between glacier and moraine, then reaching Gorakshep, beneath the lofty peak of Pumori and Kalapathar rocky hill. The walk continues towards Everest base camp, at base camp enjoy views of the massive Khumbu Ice Fall and glaciers, and after an exciting time with the experience of a lifetime retrace the journey back to Gorakshep for an overnight stop.

 

Food: B/L/D
Accomodation : Tented Camp
Elevation: 5545 m.

Early morning climb to the top of Kalapathar rocky hill at an altitude above 5,545 m, the highest point of the adventure with a fantastic panorama of mountains facing Mt. Everest at a close distance. After a great moment with excellent views descend back to Gorakshep for breakfast and continue to walk to Thugla, from here downhill to Imjatse valley, and walk past Dingboche to reach Chukung on route Island Peak base camp.

 

Food: B/L/D
Accomodation : Tented Camp
Elevation: 4965 m.

After a wonderful stop in a cozy lodge at Chhukung, today onward for a few days in tents camping for a few nights till the climb is done, the morning walk leads to our main highlight and goal to Island Peak base camp located in a scenic spot at Parshya Gab, here setting our camps with afternoon free to practice climbing with our expert guide.

 

Food: B/L/D
Accomodation : Tented Camp
Elevation: 4965 m.

A necessary and important rest day for acclimatization and preparation for the adventurous Climb on the top of Island peak or Imjatse Himal, rest of the afternoon relax and enjoy the views and Short walks.

 

Food: B/L/D
Accomodation : Tented Camp
Elevation: 5410 m.

Our true adventure starts climbing higher to set high camp at above 5,410 m high which will make the climb to the summit of Island peak much easier and accessible, morning leaving from base camp to the high camp of Island Peak also called Imjaste peak due to its location, as the climb leads above moraine then towards open gully leading between two well-defined ridges to reach at high camp beneath a small hanging glacier at 5, 280 m high, here with time in the afternoon for final preparations for the big climb next early morning.

Food: B/L/D
Accomodation : Tented Camp
Elevation: 6189 m.

Island peak summit at above 6,160 m / 20,328 ft high, the climbing grade of PD + means 'Per Difficult' the grading used from the popular French and Swiss Alpine Climbing System. On this Big Day! Starting early before dawn following our lead guide across a broad open gully, following a snow-covered glacier, avoiding serac and crevasses climbing northwards over snow-covered scree in the margin between a glacier facing a top ridge. The climb continues crossing a gully with some stone and icefall dangers, a steep snow and ice ramp takes you above 100 meters (300ft) to the main summit, reaching the top where your adventure of a lifetime experience with great dreams accomplished into a successful climb with an amazing panorama of Mt. Everest 8,848 m, Lhotse 8,501 m, Mt. Amadablam 6,856 m, Mt. Makalu 8, 463 m, Chamlang, and Baruntse peaks, after a great climb feeling high spirit descend on the same route towards base camp.

Food: B/L/D
Accomodation : Lodge
Elevation: 3900 m.

After an enjoyable and exciting climb, a morning-long walk to Chhukung and then heading down towards Dingboche, leaving beautiful Imjatse valley with a downhill walk towards Pangboche village for an overnight stop.

 

Food: B/L/D
Accomodation : Lodge
Elevation: 3440 m.

The walk leads on the same route from Pangboche onward to reach scenic Thyangboche Monastery, allowing you more time on this beautiful spot for more views, from Thyangboche walk downhill to a river uphill for an hour, and then with a nice pleasant walk back to Namche Bazaar for an overnight stop.

 

Food: B/L/D
Accomodation : Lodge
Elevation: 2840 m.

From Namche, our last day walk of the adventure leads to a long descent on the same route towards Sagarmatha National Park entrance to reach Monjo village, from here on the gentle gradual trail crossing bridges to reach Phakding. From Phakding on the way to Lukla with a few ups and downhill with the last and final climb of an hour to Lukla for the last overnight stop in Khumbu and Everest region.

 

Food: Breakfast
Accomodation : Hotel
Elevation: 1350 m.

Morning as per our flight time transfer to Lukla air terminal then board a small plane (Twin otter or Dornier) for an exciting half-hour flight to reach back into hustle and bustle of the city life of Kathmandu. In Kathmandu rest of the day is free for individual activities or just relaxing your body from the great adventurous trek on Everest Base Camp with Island Peak Climbing. 

 

Food: Breakfast

Your final and last day in amazing Nepal in the country of high Himalaya wonders and enjoying With remarkable times and adventure on Island Peak Trek and Climb with, depart from the hotel for your onward journey flying homeward bound.

What Is Included ?

  • All Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle.

  • Three-night star category Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.

  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek.

  • Fresh fruits every night after dinner.

  •   Unlimited Chlorine treated Safe Drinking water

  •  Accommodations during the trek.

  • All necessary paper works Sagarmatha National park entry permit

  • Peak climbing permit and other necessary fees.

  • Two nights twin sharing tent accommodation after Chhukung Camping tent and climbing rope provided.

  • Lukla flight (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu) including airport tax and pick up and drop.

  • A high experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English-speaking well trained, Government license holder trekking guide and climbing Sherpa, with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport, and insurance.

  • Strong, helpful porters with proper equipment, With all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, and insurance.

  • Comprehensive medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).

  • Sleeping bags, Down Jacket, Duffel bag, and Walking Poles (to be returned after the trip).

  • Government taxes and official expenses.

  • Assistant guide group size above 3+ people.

What Is Excluded?

  • Meals in Kathmandu Lunch and dinner.

  • Nepal entry visa.

  • Your Travel and medical insurance.

  • International airfare.

  • Your Personal expenses.

  • All the alcoholic and nonalcoholic cold and hot drinks on the trek

  • Desserts Sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, and pudding.

  • Battery charging and hot shower on the tea houses.

  • Personal climbing equipment can be hired

  • Kathmandu sightseeing tour entrance fees.

  • Tips for the Support Staff

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Island Peak Climbing Altitude Profile

Traveller Useful Information

Plastic Boot - a pair
Crampons - a pair
Ice Axe - one
Harness - one
Carabineer or Karabiner - two each
Snow Gaiter - a pair
Snow / Sun Glass - one each
Warm Gloves - a pair
Wind Proof Jacket & Trousers - a set each
Down Jacket - one each
Down sleeping bags - one each with an inner liner
Main Ropes - 200m ( 50m per person) as per the peak chosen
Snow Bar - 2 / 4 pieces depending upon group size.
Ski Pole (optional) - one each
The following items can be bought or hired in Kathmandu.

Trekking Gear and Equipment:

  • Travel documents: passport, visa, travel insurance, passport photo
  • Day pack to carry your personal needs during the day. (10-15 kgs capacity)
  • First-aid kit: should contain lip salve, Aspirin, Band-Aids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea, Begay/pain balm, Knee braces, Crepe bandage, Pain killers, Nyquil, Neosporin, Band-Aid Insect repellent, sunscreen, and lip balm. Extra prescription drugs you may be taking if any particular
  • Money: cash/credit card(Visa/ Master)
  • Reading/writing material (Pen, Pencil, notebook)
  • Lightweight Towel/Toothbrush/paste/Multipurpose soaps/Nail clippers
  • Face and body moisturizer/A small mirror/Sunglasses and snow goggles with UV protection
  • Wet wipes (baby wipes)/Tissue /toilet roll/Hand sanitizers
  • flashlight - headlamp
  • Sewing Kit
  • Refillable water bottles, Water purification tablets
  • Walking pole

Electronics:

1. Camera with additional batteries
2. 2 pin Adapter
3. Power bank
4. Charging cables
5. Phone

Clothing equipment list:

  • Down jacket/Down Sleeping bag/Duffel bag/Buff/scarf/hat/Gloves - wool or fleeced/Light balaclava or warm fleece headgear
  • T-shirts 3-4/Fleece jacket or pullover/Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)/Wool jumper/sweater/fleece. Lightweight during summer, 1 heavyweight, or 2 lightweights during winter months.
  • Pants - lightweight long trousers/Undergarments/Comfortable and proper walking shoes, sandals for evening/
  • Socks: 3-4 pairs thick wool blend and thin cotton to be worn in combination - ensure boots fit such combination.
  • Food/snack:  Energy bars/Energy drinks.

Please note that -:
Trekkers can share mountain Eco treks and expedition phone no with one family member. So that mountain Eco can give daily updates (if needed), Wi-Fi and cell service are not available daily. In that situation, an update will be provided as soon as the service is available

Services provided at additional cost:

Drinking bottled water
Hot water showers
Wi-Fi
Electronic Charging stations
 

Please, Read Mountain Eco Treks Terms and conditions before booking your Trip. Mountain Eco Treks & Expeditions (P) Ltd, a Nepal Government Tourism Department fully registered and authorized company of Nepal, a leading and rising trekking and adventure local company with our head office in Kathmandu, operating all types of tourism-related trips within Nepal-Tibet and Bhutan destinations. A trustworthy company where you will be insecure and friendly hand with a complete trip package of great interest to exotic destinations Himalayan holidays of your choices and interest and before you book with us with the trip of your interest please read and follow our norms and conditions

 Down Payment:

To book with a 25% down payment is required in advance as our company rules and policy.30 % - If more than 6 weeks before arrival date
100% - Less than 6 weeks before arrival date (please contact us if this will cause you a problem; we do try to be flexible)

Paying your deposit with us:

Credit Card (visa & master) by Phone, wire transfer, all the payment option subject to charge additional bank service fees on top of the sum.
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Last Minute Booking

We accept your last minute booking with 100% payment (07 days before tour starting date ONLY IN CASES OF NEPAL TRIPS, but LAST MINUTE BOOKING WILL NOT BE ACCEPTABLE FOR INDIA, BHUTAN, AND TIBET TRIPS).

Refund:

No refund will be made for a 20% deposit amount in case of cancellation of trip for any other else reason. Having paid the full amount of any trip, you’re entitled to incur a refund in case if you want to cancel your trip. Still, the cancellation charge is invoiced to you. Written notification of your cancellation should be made to cancel any trip. Nevertheless, you’re imposed cancellation charge as advised below: -

  • 50 days or more deposit retained
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  • 30 days before departure 50%
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  • Two Weeks before departure 75%
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  • One week before departure 100%

Supplement Charge: On our adventure and holiday tour with trekking packages, rooms in the lodge on route or tents are provided on twin sharing basis. For a single room supplement charge will be imposed on the client who does not have another tour participant to share a room/tent with.

Incomplete Tour:

No refund will be made to clients who drop out or quit from the journey regardless of whatever portions remain unused in the itinerary. Amendment in Tour Cost: We reserve the right to revise the pricing rate mentioned at our website, under any circumstances, or on the pressure of various external factors that are further than our control, for instance, changes in the exchange rate, government action, etc. But, we put forth an effort to keep on the present rate.

Unforeseen Circumstances:

If the company cancels your trip due to unforeseen circumstances like bad unfavorable weather, natural disasters, conflict, trail bad condition (landslides), etc., we will refer you to an alternative trip of a similar standard. Even if this doesn’t fit your interest, all payments paid by you to our company will be refunded. But remember, any other expenses incurred by you as a result of the booking are entirely your responsibility.

Clients' Responsible:

A tour/trekking guide who represents Mountain Eco Treks deserves all authority during your trips. If you commit any unlawful act, you are compelled to leave the tour. No refund will be made in such a case.

Impact on your journey:

The company extends its best hand to see your convenience at all times, as, this is an Adventure Travel Holiday and you will be traveling into a remote Himalayan Destination, weather conditions in the Himalaya can be unpredictable sometimes. Local availability of porters/yaks or any other means of transport vehicle breakdown, road condition, or local strikes can contribute to the need for change or even delays at times in the itinerary.

However, we will do everything in our capacity to see that you are inconvenienced as little as possible on such events: which are beyond our control. As such, no claim of refund will be entertained including early return from the trip or change in the itinerary due to unforeseen reasons. All your return expenses including Hotel bills where applicable or extra transport costs will have to be borne by yourself.

We put us every effort to ensure comfortable traveling of yours, but it is a must to understand that what you might be accustomed to in the western affluent countries, the Himalayan countries can’t afford such facilities. Weather is another factor that directly impacts on your journey. Hence, patience in mind, enthusiasm, and proper preparation before the head is must venture into the journey.

Travel & Medical Insurance:

You must obtain comprehensive travel & medical insurance package against natural calamity, helicopter evacuation, personal accident, trip cancellation, etc. This is strongly suggested to all esteemed booking clients.

Tour Amendment:

To make alterations of any trekking/tour itinerary, prior notice is requested. You’re advised to stay in touch with us thus. Occasionally, you may be obliged to do so on the route under certain circumstances for instance bad weather, etc.

Your personal belongings:

On any account, we’re answerable for any loss or damage of your luggage or property belonging to you even when shouldered by porters, vehicles,

Papers & Documents:

All necessary documents should be presented in sequence for example to issue visas, necessary permits, etc. We’re not accountable in case of any trip formality not completed in time before the trip departs on the absence of essential papers and documents.

Risk & Responsibility:

Your safety and satisfaction is our prime concern. We, therefore, carry out our responsibility honestly & sincerely to ensure your holiday trouble-free, as well as you, have desired. Nevertheless, unless stated otherwise, the trip may be changing under uncertain and inherent circumstances such as landslides, road blockage, flood, snow political unrest, cancellation of flight, delay arrival, sickness or accidents, etc. Any extra cost incurring there is your responsibility and should be borne on the spot.

Flight Delay / Cancellation:

There is more or less possibility of flight delay or postponement for unpredictable weather in Himalayan regions which could happen, in particular, Everest region (Lukla), Kanchenjunga area at Taplejung, Mustang area at Jomsom and far northwest, Dolpa, Simikot, and Jumla region, etc. if the flight is canceled or get delayed, mountain eco treks is not responsible for the extra expenses, we can manage alternative arrangement on request which may demand other extra costs.

Age Group:

No bar on ages, however for children of below 16 years require family, guardian, or parents to accompany which includes for elderly people of 60 -70 yrs of age, this is only for short moderate treks and tours.For longer treks, elderly people should refer with their doctors with a medical certificate to book for the trek if one is physically and medically fit.

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Are you wondering about how to obtain a Nepal visa?

At the Tribhuwan International Airport upon your arrival Foreigners can obtain a Nepalese visa or at a border immigration office
Entering through the India or Tibet.

What do you need to obtain a Nepal visa?

  • The passport must have six months validity from the date of arrival. 
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  • You should fill the application form for a visa available at airport or immigration entry points.
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  • Two passport size photos
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  • Visa fees should be paid in cash.

Entry points to Nepal: 

  1. Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu
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  3. Eastern Nepal – Kakarvitta, Jhapa
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  5. Northern Border – Kodari, Sindhupalchowk
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  7. Western – Rupandehi (Belhiya, Bhairahawa)
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  9. Mid-western – Banke (Jamuna, Nepalgunj
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  11. Central Nepal – Birjung, Parsa

Visa Extension: 

 If you want to extend the visa for 15 days or less, the visa extension charge is USD 30 or equivalent convertible currency If you want to extend the visa for more than 15days, USD 2 will be charged per day after 15 days. However, the visa can be extended maximum up to 150 days in a visa year (Visa year refers to the year starting January to December.)

Visa Fees:

USD 25 for 15 days.
USD 40 for 30 days.
USD 100 for 90 days.
For the tourist of SAARC nationals, free visa up to 30 days.
Visa is not required for Indian nationals. However, have to show a valid identification certificate.

Other General Information:

  • Entering into Nepal or staying in Nepal without a valid visa is illegal.
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  • Visa once issued cannot be amended and the visa fees are non-refundable.
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  • You should pay the Nepal visa fees in cash. A credit card or cheque is not acceptable.
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  • Visa charges are not applicable for children under 10 years of age, however, they must obtain a valid visa.
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  • Always carry your passport and trekking permit while on trekking.
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  • Some of the areas are restricted for filming. Therefore, be careful not to do the activities that are strictly prohibited.
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  • The culture, tradition, and sentiments of Nepalese people should be respected. Do not perform any activities that would hurt their sentiments.
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  • The tourist visa can be obtained either through the Nepalese embassy or consulate or other mission offices in your nation or at the immigration entry points in Nepal listed above

Citizens of the following countries should be issue visas in their own country to the Nepal embassy and consulate.

(Afghanistan, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iraq, Liberia, Nigeria, Palestine, Somalia)

Visa Application Forms: A copy of the Visa Form is available for use at the end of this document that avoids your long queue to pick up the Nepal visa form at the international airport.

Visa Extension Fees: the fees payable (only in local Nepali currency) to extend the duration of your stay, or to renew a visa are US$ 2 equivalent, in Nepali currency, per day of the extension period.

  • An additional US$ 20 or equivalent, in Nepali currency, is payable on a single-entry visa.
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  • An entry facility is requested for an extended period.
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  •  If foreign visitors failed to renew their visa and need to do so at an exit point, they have to pay an additional equivalent to US$ 3, in Nepalese currency, on the regular visa extension fee.
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  • Foreign visitors who have overstayed their visa period of 150 days without extension are required to pay an additional visa fee as per the immigration.
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  • Regardless of the provision stated in F1: 15 days is counted as a minimum extension period and the visa fee is charged accordingly. For an extended period of more than 15 days, the visa fee is charged as per the provision of F1.
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Respect holy places:

  • Refrain from giving money to children as it will encourage begging.
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  • Respecting local etiquette will earn you respect.
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  • Do not light open fires.
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  • Keep local water clean and avoid using pollutants.
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  • Plants should be left to flourish in their natural environment.
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  • Help your guides and porters to follow conservation measure
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  • Protect the natural environment.
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  • Leave campsites cleaner than you have found them.
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  • Burn dry papers and packets in a safe place.

Trekking Permits for Conservation Areas, National Parks, and Restricted Areas.

All trekkers are required to carry a Trekkers' Information Management System card (TIM’s card). It is available from the Tourist Services Centre in Kathmandu: Sun – Fri 10:00 – 13:00 and 14:00 – 17:00. Requires two passport photographs. (Trekking agencies provide the cards for their clients.) Show it at checkpoints on trekking routes.

Restricted Area Permits:

The permits are issued by the Central Immigration Office, require two working days, your original passports (not facsimiles), and two photographs. Costs range from US$10/week to US$500/10 days plus substantial additional amounts for each additional day. These will be procured by your chosen trekking agency. Offices are open daily, but with restricted hours on Saturdays.

Department of Immigration:

Kalikasthan, Dillibazar, Kathmandu.

Tel -: 977 - 01 - 4433934 / 4429660 / 4438862 / 4438868
Fax -: 977 - 01 – 4433935
mail@nepalimmigration.gov.np
http://nepalimmigration.gov.np/

 Note: Above information is based on the Department of Immigration of Nepal office. 

Day

18

  • Best price guaranteed
  • No booking fees
  • E-ticket/Mobile voucher

Response Time 3 Hours , Response Rate 100%

Trip Facts

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Group Size:

02 Minimum 10 maximum

Meal:

Breakfast Lunch Dinner Tea /Coffee

Grade:

Adventurous (French / Swiss Alpine Climbing Systems)

Accommodation:

Twin/ single Room (Lodge ) Basic Tent

Transportation:

Flight KTM-LUK-KTM

Best Time:

March-May/ Sep- Nov

Elevation:

6,189 m Island Peak

Duration:

18 Days

Activities:

Guided Trekking and Peak Climbing

Wi Fi:

Available
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02 Minimum 10 maximum

Meal:

Breakfast Lunch Dinner Tea /Coffee

Grade:

Adventurous (French / Swiss Alpine Climbing Systems)

Accommodation:

Twin/ single Room (Lodge ) Basic Tent

Transportation:

Flight KTM-LUK-KTM

Best Time:

March-May/ Sep- Nov

Elevation:

6,189 m Island Peak

Duration:

18 Days

Activities:

Guided Trekking and Peak Climbing

Wi Fi:

Available

Overview And Highlights

Island Peak climbing

  • A classic adventure on Nepal's most popular trekking peaks atop Island peak
  • Stunning panorama of high Mt. Everest and adjoining peaks with Huge Khumbu Ice Falls
  • Traditional Sherpa villages 'High Landers of Everest' are enriched with ancient Buddhist culture Daily views of mountains from rich green vegetation to the arctic zone of ice and glacier
  • Exciting flight both ways with a sweeping panorama of the Himalayan chain of mountains
  • Standing beneath towering Mt. Everest with a climb of Kalapathar with Awesome views

Trip Introductions

Island Peak Trek & Climb, one of the most stunning lesser mountains in all Himalayas rises up from the midst of scenic Imjatse valley towering high above 6,189m / 20,305 ft into the clear blue sky of the Himalayas. Island Peak is also called and listed in NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) as Imjatse Himal due to its location around Imjatse valley, truly a fascinating peak to reach its summit offering you a wide range of surrounding mountain panorama.

Island Peak Trek & Climb offers you a panorama of Mt. Everest (8,848m / 29, 028ft), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m-24,940 ft), Nuptse(7,855m-25,772 ft), and Lho - La or Khumbutse peak (6,036 m - 19,992ft), Mt. Lingtren (6,749 m / 22,142 ft) and Changtse (within Tibet 7,583 m / 25,230 ft), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m / 25,772 ft),  Ama-Dablam (6,812 m / 22,480 ft), Kangtenga (6,782 m / 22, 380 ft) Thamaserku ( 6,623 m / 21, 855 ft)Kongde (6,011 m / 19,837 ft) Kusum Khanguru (6,373 m / 21,030 ft) holy peaks of Khumbi-la (5,761 m / 19,012 ft) and as far towards world’s 5th highest Mt. Makalu (8,463 m / 27, 766 ft) including Island Peak / Imjatse (6,160 m / 20,328ft) Lobuje Peak (6,119 m / 20,192 ft) Pokhalde peak (5,806 m / 19,159 ft).

Starting our adventure to Island Peak Trek & Climb, taking a flight from Kathmandu to land at Lukla's unique airstrip, and then heading higher towards Namche Bazaar with time here to explore rich Sherpa Buddhist culture and customs having a rest day for acclimatization. As the walk progresses our first part of the journey leads you to Everest base camp after trekking past scenic Thyangboche Monastery, and with a climb of Kalapathar then heading towards beautiful Imjatse valley for the climb of Island peak / Imjatse Himal.

Having much practice and acclimatization days on the route of the climb, where our expert guide leads atop Island peak with a sweeping panorama of mountains and dramatic landscapes, feeling high with exciting time then head back to Lukla for the scenic short flight back to Kathmandu to conclude this wonderful adventure on Island Peak Trek & Climb.

Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

On arrival by respective airlines where our guide and staff receive you for a short drive to your hotel in the hub of busy Kathmandu, with hotels in a quiet environment after getting a refresher in your rooms our guide will brief you on the trek and Peak climbing with the necessary information.

 

Accomodation : Hotel
Elevation : 1350
Day 2 : Fly to Lukla 2,820 m./8923 Ft. 30 minutes flight and trek to Phakding. 2,610 m./8562 Ft.

Morning an exciting and scenic flight to Nepal Mid East to land at Lukla's unique airstrip with a view of mountains including Mt. Everest during 30 mins on air, and then reaching at Lukla for few hours of the first day walk to overnight stop at Phakding village.

The walk is easier on a downhill path with short ups past several Sherpa villages and into a coniferous forest with tall rhododendron-pines and oak trees to reach near Dudh-Kosi River in Phakding.

Food : B/L/D
Accomodation : Lodge
Elevation : 2640
Day 3 : Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m - 06 hrs.

Today a long climb to reach Sherpa large village near a town at Namche Bazaar, starting with a gradual walk following the Dudh Kosi river upstream crossing a few bridges to enter into Sagarmatha National Park entrance near Monjo village.

(Sagarmatha for Everest in Nepalese and Sherpa calls Chomolungma in both languages means 'Great Mother').

From here pleasant walk on the river bed leading to a climb for a few hours into forested areas with views of snow-capped peaks, as our walk reaches Namche Bazaar.

Food : B/L/D
Accomodation : Lodge
Elevation : 3440
Day 4 : Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.

A free day and rest at Namche Bazaar is important and necessary for acclimatization at this high altitude above 3,440 m high, before heading to higher areas.

At Namche spend your day with a scenic hike around and explore the streets of Namche Bazaar full of shops, stores, and many good restaurants with bakeries.

Namche holds a colorful and busy Saturday Market once a week, suggested a walk to Everest View Hotel or on top of Namche Hill for excellent views of Everest, Ama-Dablam, and other adjoining peaks with visiting its nice museum full of information about Everest and Khumbu areas.

Food : B/L/D
Accomodation : Lodge
Elevation : 3440
Day 5 : Trek to Thyangboche Monastery 3,867 m – 05 hrs.

From Namche walk leads on a gradual and scenic winding path then on downhill to Imjatse River to reach at Phunge-Tenga for lunch, an afternoon with an uphill climb into tall rhododendron, pines, fir forest with grand views of snowcapped peaks.

After a few hours of scenic climbing reaching Thyangboche Monastery, enjoy marvelous views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtenga, Tharmarserku, Kongde with magnificent Mt. Ama Dablam, afternoon time to explore Thyangboche monastery of great interest and observing young monks and priest with prayer chanting that fills this beautiful environment.

Thyangboche surrounded by lovely green woods holds an important colorful festival Mani-Rimdu every year in October as per the Buddhist Puna calendar.

Food : B/L/D
Accomodation : Lodge
Elevation : 3867
Day 6 : Trek to Dingboche 4,260 m - 05hrs.

The morning starts with downhill walking for an hour to reach Imjatse River, crossing a bridge walking into an open country where tree lines drop for a few short juniper and rhododendron bushes, then uphill for a while to reach Pangboche village at 3,900 meters.

Pangboche last permanent village on route Everest Base Camp, Dingboche, and beyond, from here a slow climb to Somare for lunch and continue to walk with a short climb to Dingboche village for an overnight stop, located on scenic wide Imjatse valley with excellent views of Ama Dablam North Face with stunning Island Peak.

Food : B/L/D
Accomodation : Lodge
Elevation : 4260
Day 7 : Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m - 05 hrs.

After a nice and pleasant stop at Dingboche, the morning walk leads to a short steep climb with excellent views of peaks and then walks on a gradual uphill trail to reach Thugla for lunch, where massive Khumbu glaciers melt into raging rivers. Here path from Pheriche and Dingboche joins on route Everest Base Camp, after a break a steep climb for an hour to Thugla pass, where you can witness stone memorials of unfortunate climbers who died climbing Mt. Everest, Lhotse, or other high mountains. From here a nice walk to Lobuche for an overnight stop.

 

Food : B/L/D
Accomodation : Lodge
Elevation : 4930
Day 8 : Trek to Everest Base Camp 5364 m and return to Gorakshep 5,180 m - 06 hrs.

Today our adventure takes you to Everest Base Camp our main goal and highlight of the trip walking for a few hours with a short steep climb in between glacier and moraine, then reaching Gorakshep, beneath the lofty peak of Pumori and Kalapathar rocky hill. The walk continues towards Everest base camp, at base camp enjoy views of the massive Khumbu Ice Fall and glaciers, and after an exciting time with the experience of a lifetime retrace the journey back to Gorakshep for an overnight stop.

 

Food : B/L/D
Accomodation : Lodge
Elevation : 5364
Day 9 : Hike to Kalapathar 5,545 m and walk to Chukung 4,725 m via Lobuche - 06 hrs.

Early morning climb to the top of Kalapathar rocky hill at an altitude above 5,545 m, the highest point of the adventure with a fantastic panorama of mountains facing Mt. Everest at a close distance. After a great moment with excellent views descend back to Gorakshep for breakfast and continue to walk to Thugla, from here downhill to Imjatse valley, and walk past Dingboche to reach Chukung on route Island Peak base camp.

 

Food : B/L/D
Accomodation : Tented Camp
Elevation : 5545
Day 10 : Trek to Island Peak Base Camp 4,965 m - 04 hrs.

After a wonderful stop in a cozy lodge at Chhukung, today onward for a few days in tents camping for a few nights till the climb is done, the morning walk leads to our main highlight and goal to Island Peak base camp located in a scenic spot at Parshya Gab, here setting our camps with afternoon free to practice climbing with our expert guide.

 

Food : B/L/D
Accomodation : Tented Camp
Elevation : 4965
Day 11 : Rest day and prepare for the climb.

A necessary and important rest day for acclimatization and preparation for the adventurous Climb on the top of Island peak or Imjatse Himal, rest of the afternoon relax and enjoy the views and Short walks.

 

Food : B/L/D
Accomodation : Tented Camp
Elevation : 4965
Day 12 : Trek Island Peak High Camp 5,410 m - 03 hrs.

Our true adventure starts climbing higher to set high camp at above 5,410 m high which will make the climb to the summit of Island peak much easier and accessible, morning leaving from base camp to the high camp of Island Peak also called Imjaste peak due to its location, as the climb leads above moraine then towards open gully leading between two well-defined ridges to reach at high camp beneath a small hanging glacier at 5, 280 m high, here with time in the afternoon for final preparations for the big climb next early morning.

Food : B/L/D
Accomodation : Tented Camp
Elevation : 5410
Day 13 : Climbing day to the summit of Island peak 6,189m / 20,305 ft - 08 hrs.

Island peak summit at above 6,160 m / 20,328 ft high, the climbing grade of PD + means 'Per Difficult' the grading used from the popular French and Swiss Alpine Climbing System. On this Big Day! Starting early before dawn following our lead guide across a broad open gully, following a snow-covered glacier, avoiding serac and crevasses climbing northwards over snow-covered scree in the margin between a glacier facing a top ridge. The climb continues crossing a gully with some stone and icefall dangers, a steep snow and ice ramp takes you above 100 meters (300ft) to the main summit, reaching the top where your adventure of a lifetime experience with great dreams accomplished into a successful climb with an amazing panorama of Mt. Everest 8,848 m, Lhotse 8,501 m, Mt. Amadablam 6,856 m, Mt. Makalu 8, 463 m, Chamlang, and Baruntse peaks, after a great climb feeling high spirit descend on the same route towards base camp.

Food : B/L/D
Accomodation : Tented Camp
Elevation : 6189
Day 14 : Trek to Pangboche 3,900 m - 06 hrs.

After an enjoyable and exciting climb, a morning-long walk to Chhukung and then heading down towards Dingboche, leaving beautiful Imjatse valley with a downhill walk towards Pangboche village for an overnight stop.

 

Food : B/L/D
Accomodation : Lodge
Elevation : 3900
Day 15 : Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440m -06 hrs.

The walk leads on the same route from Pangboche onward to reach scenic Thyangboche Monastery, allowing you more time on this beautiful spot for more views, from Thyangboche walk downhill to a river uphill for an hour, and then with a nice pleasant walk back to Namche Bazaar for an overnight stop.

 

Food : B/L/D
Accomodation : Lodge
Elevation : 3440
Day 16 : Trek to Lukla - 06 hrs.

From Namche, our last day walk of the adventure leads to a long descent on the same route towards Sagarmatha National Park entrance to reach Monjo village, from here on the gentle gradual trail crossing bridges to reach Phakding. From Phakding on the way to Lukla with a few ups and downhill with the last and final climb of an hour to Lukla for the last overnight stop in Khumbu and Everest region.

 

Food : B/L/D
Accomodation : Lodge
Elevation : 2840
Day 17 : Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.

Morning as per our flight time transfer to Lukla air terminal then board a small plane (Twin otter or Dornier) for an exciting half-hour flight to reach back into hustle and bustle of the city life of Kathmandu. In Kathmandu rest of the day is free for individual activities or just relaxing your body from the great adventurous trek on Everest Base Camp with Island Peak Climbing. 

 

Food : Breakfast
Accomodation : Hotel
Elevation : 1350
Day 18 : International departure for homeward bound.

Your final and last day in amazing Nepal in the country of high Himalaya wonders and enjoying With remarkable times and adventure on Island Peak Trek and Climb with, depart from the hotel for your onward journey flying homeward bound.

Food : Breakfast

What Is Included ?

  • All Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle.

  • Three-night star category Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.

  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek.

  • Fresh fruits every night after dinner.

  •   Unlimited Chlorine treated Safe Drinking water

  •  Accommodations during the trek.

  • All necessary paper works Sagarmatha National park entry permit

  • Peak climbing permit and other necessary fees.

  • Two nights twin sharing tent accommodation after Chhukung Camping tent and climbing rope provided.

  • Lukla flight (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu) including airport tax and pick up and drop.

  • A high experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English-speaking well trained, Government license holder trekking guide and climbing Sherpa, with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport, and insurance.

  • Strong, helpful porters with proper equipment, With all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, and insurance.

  • Comprehensive medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).

  • Sleeping bags, Down Jacket, Duffel bag, and Walking Poles (to be returned after the trip).

  • Government taxes and official expenses.

  • Assistant guide group size above 3+ people.

What Is Excluded?

  • Meals in Kathmandu Lunch and dinner.

  • Nepal entry visa.

  • Your Travel and medical insurance.

  • International airfare.

  • Your Personal expenses.

  • All the alcoholic and nonalcoholic cold and hot drinks on the trek

  • Desserts Sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, and pudding.

  • Battery charging and hot shower on the tea houses.

  • Personal climbing equipment can be hired

  • Kathmandu sightseeing tour entrance fees.

  • Tips for the Support Staff

Traveller Useful Information

Peak climbing equipment list:

Plastic Boot - a pair
Crampons - a pair
Ice Axe - one
Harness - one
Carabineer or Karabiner - two each
Snow Gaiter - a pair
Snow / Sun Glass - one each
Warm Gloves - a pair
Wind Proof Jacket & Trousers - a set each
Down Jacket - one each
Down sleeping bags - one each with an inner liner
Main Ropes - 200m ( 50m per person) as per the peak chosen
Snow Bar - 2 / 4 pieces depending upon group size.
Ski Pole (optional) - one each
The following items can be bought or hired in Kathmandu.

Trekking Gear and Equipment:

  • Travel documents: passport, visa, travel insurance, passport photo
  • Day pack to carry your personal needs during the day. (10-15 kgs capacity)
  • First-aid kit: should contain lip salve, Aspirin, Band-Aids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea, Begay/pain balm, Knee braces, Crepe bandage, Pain killers, Nyquil, Neosporin, Band-Aid Insect repellent, sunscreen, and lip balm. Extra prescription drugs you may be taking if any particular
  • Money: cash/credit card(Visa/ Master)
  • Reading/writing material (Pen, Pencil, notebook)
  • Lightweight Towel/Toothbrush/paste/Multipurpose soaps/Nail clippers
  • Face and body moisturizer/A small mirror/Sunglasses and snow goggles with UV protection
  • Wet wipes (baby wipes)/Tissue /toilet roll/Hand sanitizers
  • flashlight - headlamp
  • Sewing Kit
  • Refillable water bottles, Water purification tablets
  • Walking pole

Electronics:

1. Camera with additional batteries
2. 2 pin Adapter
3. Power bank
4. Charging cables
5. Phone

Clothing equipment list:

  • Down jacket/Down Sleeping bag/Duffel bag/Buff/scarf/hat/Gloves - wool or fleeced/Light balaclava or warm fleece headgear
  • T-shirts 3-4/Fleece jacket or pullover/Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)/Wool jumper/sweater/fleece. Lightweight during summer, 1 heavyweight, or 2 lightweights during winter months.
  • Pants - lightweight long trousers/Undergarments/Comfortable and proper walking shoes, sandals for evening/
  • Socks: 3-4 pairs thick wool blend and thin cotton to be worn in combination - ensure boots fit such combination.
  • Food/snack:  Energy bars/Energy drinks.

Please note that -:
Trekkers can share mountain Eco treks and expedition phone no with one family member. So that mountain Eco can give daily updates (if needed), Wi-Fi and cell service are not available daily. In that situation, an update will be provided as soon as the service is available

Services provided at additional cost:

Drinking bottled water
Hot water showers
Wi-Fi
Electronic Charging stations
 

Booking Terms and Conditions:

Please, Read Mountain Eco Treks Terms and conditions before booking your Trip. Mountain Eco Treks & Expeditions (P) Ltd, a Nepal Government Tourism Department fully registered and authorized company of Nepal, a leading and rising trekking and adventure local company with our head office in Kathmandu, operating all types of tourism-related trips within Nepal-Tibet and Bhutan destinations. A trustworthy company where you will be insecure and friendly hand with a complete trip package of great interest to exotic destinations Himalayan holidays of your choices and interest and before you book with us with the trip of your interest please read and follow our norms and conditions

 Down Payment:

To book with a 25% down payment is required in advance as our company rules and policy.30 % - If more than 6 weeks before arrival date
100% - Less than 6 weeks before arrival date (please contact us if this will cause you a problem; we do try to be flexible)

Paying your deposit with us:

Credit Card (visa & master) by Phone, wire transfer, all the payment option subject to charge additional bank service fees on top of the sum.
Please call us at +977-9803926665

Pay Online:

https://www.mountainecotrek.com
Email: Info@mountainecotreks.com

Last Minute Booking

We accept your last minute booking with 100% payment (07 days before tour starting date ONLY IN CASES OF NEPAL TRIPS, but LAST MINUTE BOOKING WILL NOT BE ACCEPTABLE FOR INDIA, BHUTAN, AND TIBET TRIPS).

Refund:

No refund will be made for a 20% deposit amount in case of cancellation of trip for any other else reason. Having paid the full amount of any trip, you’re entitled to incur a refund in case if you want to cancel your trip. Still, the cancellation charge is invoiced to you. Written notification of your cancellation should be made to cancel any trip. Nevertheless, you’re imposed cancellation charge as advised below: -

  • 50 days or more deposit retained
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  • 30 days before departure 50%
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  • Two Weeks before departure 75%
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  • One week before departure 100%

Supplement Charge: On our adventure and holiday tour with trekking packages, rooms in the lodge on route or tents are provided on twin sharing basis. For a single room supplement charge will be imposed on the client who does not have another tour participant to share a room/tent with.

Incomplete Tour:

No refund will be made to clients who drop out or quit from the journey regardless of whatever portions remain unused in the itinerary. Amendment in Tour Cost: We reserve the right to revise the pricing rate mentioned at our website, under any circumstances, or on the pressure of various external factors that are further than our control, for instance, changes in the exchange rate, government action, etc. But, we put forth an effort to keep on the present rate.

Unforeseen Circumstances:

If the company cancels your trip due to unforeseen circumstances like bad unfavorable weather, natural disasters, conflict, trail bad condition (landslides), etc., we will refer you to an alternative trip of a similar standard. Even if this doesn’t fit your interest, all payments paid by you to our company will be refunded. But remember, any other expenses incurred by you as a result of the booking are entirely your responsibility.

Clients' Responsible:

A tour/trekking guide who represents Mountain Eco Treks deserves all authority during your trips. If you commit any unlawful act, you are compelled to leave the tour. No refund will be made in such a case.

Impact on your journey:

The company extends its best hand to see your convenience at all times, as, this is an Adventure Travel Holiday and you will be traveling into a remote Himalayan Destination, weather conditions in the Himalaya can be unpredictable sometimes. Local availability of porters/yaks or any other means of transport vehicle breakdown, road condition, or local strikes can contribute to the need for change or even delays at times in the itinerary.

However, we will do everything in our capacity to see that you are inconvenienced as little as possible on such events: which are beyond our control. As such, no claim of refund will be entertained including early return from the trip or change in the itinerary due to unforeseen reasons. All your return expenses including Hotel bills where applicable or extra transport costs will have to be borne by yourself.

We put us every effort to ensure comfortable traveling of yours, but it is a must to understand that what you might be accustomed to in the western affluent countries, the Himalayan countries can’t afford such facilities. Weather is another factor that directly impacts on your journey. Hence, patience in mind, enthusiasm, and proper preparation before the head is must venture into the journey.

Travel & Medical Insurance:

You must obtain comprehensive travel & medical insurance package against natural calamity, helicopter evacuation, personal accident, trip cancellation, etc. This is strongly suggested to all esteemed booking clients.

Tour Amendment:

To make alterations of any trekking/tour itinerary, prior notice is requested. You’re advised to stay in touch with us thus. Occasionally, you may be obliged to do so on the route under certain circumstances for instance bad weather, etc.

Your personal belongings:

On any account, we’re answerable for any loss or damage of your luggage or property belonging to you even when shouldered by porters, vehicles,

Papers & Documents:

All necessary documents should be presented in sequence for example to issue visas, necessary permits, etc. We’re not accountable in case of any trip formality not completed in time before the trip departs on the absence of essential papers and documents.

Risk & Responsibility:

Your safety and satisfaction is our prime concern. We, therefore, carry out our responsibility honestly & sincerely to ensure your holiday trouble-free, as well as you, have desired. Nevertheless, unless stated otherwise, the trip may be changing under uncertain and inherent circumstances such as landslides, road blockage, flood, snow political unrest, cancellation of flight, delay arrival, sickness or accidents, etc. Any extra cost incurring there is your responsibility and should be borne on the spot.

Flight Delay / Cancellation:

There is more or less possibility of flight delay or postponement for unpredictable weather in Himalayan regions which could happen, in particular, Everest region (Lukla), Kanchenjunga area at Taplejung, Mustang area at Jomsom and far northwest, Dolpa, Simikot, and Jumla region, etc. if the flight is canceled or get delayed, mountain eco treks is not responsible for the extra expenses, we can manage alternative arrangement on request which may demand other extra costs.

Age Group:

No bar on ages, however for children of below 16 years require family, guardian, or parents to accompany which includes for elderly people of 60 -70 yrs of age, this is only for short moderate treks and tours.For longer treks, elderly people should refer with their doctors with a medical certificate to book for the trek if one is physically and medically fit.

Taking Photos:

The company might use photos of you on trekking or other holidays with us, for promotion of the company by any means of media, in this case, please allow us with or without your permission.Please read all above-mentioned terms and conditions making before the bookings Thank you,

 Mountain Eco trekswww.mountainecotreks.com

Visa Info

Nepal Entry Application Download PDF
Are you wondering about how to obtain a Nepal visa?

At the Tribhuwan International Airport upon your arrival Foreigners can obtain a Nepalese visa or at a border immigration office
Entering through the India or Tibet.

What do you need to obtain a Nepal visa?

  • The passport must have six months validity from the date of arrival. 
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  • You should fill the application form for a visa available at airport or immigration entry points.
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  • Two passport size photos
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  • Visa fees should be paid in cash.

Entry points to Nepal: 

  1. Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu
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  3. Eastern Nepal – Kakarvitta, Jhapa
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  5. Northern Border – Kodari, Sindhupalchowk
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  7. Western – Rupandehi (Belhiya, Bhairahawa)
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  9. Mid-western – Banke (Jamuna, Nepalgunj
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  11. Central Nepal – Birjung, Parsa

Visa Extension: 

 If you want to extend the visa for 15 days or less, the visa extension charge is USD 30 or equivalent convertible currency If you want to extend the visa for more than 15days, USD 2 will be charged per day after 15 days. However, the visa can be extended maximum up to 150 days in a visa year (Visa year refers to the year starting January to December.)

Visa Fees:

USD 25 for 15 days.
USD 40 for 30 days.
USD 100 for 90 days.
For the tourist of SAARC nationals, free visa up to 30 days.
Visa is not required for Indian nationals. However, have to show a valid identification certificate.

Other General Information:

  • Entering into Nepal or staying in Nepal without a valid visa is illegal.
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  • Visa once issued cannot be amended and the visa fees are non-refundable.
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  • You should pay the Nepal visa fees in cash. A credit card or cheque is not acceptable.
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  • Visa charges are not applicable for children under 10 years of age, however, they must obtain a valid visa.
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  • Always carry your passport and trekking permit while on trekking.
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  • Some of the areas are restricted for filming. Therefore, be careful not to do the activities that are strictly prohibited.
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  • The culture, tradition, and sentiments of Nepalese people should be respected. Do not perform any activities that would hurt their sentiments.
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  • The tourist visa can be obtained either through the Nepalese embassy or consulate or other mission offices in your nation or at the immigration entry points in Nepal listed above

Citizens of the following countries should be issue visas in their own country to the Nepal embassy and consulate.

(Afghanistan, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iraq, Liberia, Nigeria, Palestine, Somalia)

Visa Application Forms: A copy of the Visa Form is available for use at the end of this document that avoids your long queue to pick up the Nepal visa form at the international airport.

Visa Extension Fees: the fees payable (only in local Nepali currency) to extend the duration of your stay, or to renew a visa are US$ 2 equivalent, in Nepali currency, per day of the extension period.

  • An additional US$ 20 or equivalent, in Nepali currency, is payable on a single-entry visa.
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  • An entry facility is requested for an extended period.
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  •  If foreign visitors failed to renew their visa and need to do so at an exit point, they have to pay an additional equivalent to US$ 3, in Nepalese currency, on the regular visa extension fee.
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  • Foreign visitors who have overstayed their visa period of 150 days without extension are required to pay an additional visa fee as per the immigration.
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  • Regardless of the provision stated in F1: 15 days is counted as a minimum extension period and the visa fee is charged accordingly. For an extended period of more than 15 days, the visa fee is charged as per the provision of F1.
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  • Help to protect local culture and maintain local pride:

Respect holy places:

  • Refrain from giving money to children as it will encourage begging.
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  • Respecting local etiquette will earn you respect.
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  • Do not light open fires.
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  • Keep local water clean and avoid using pollutants.
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  • Plants should be left to flourish in their natural environment.
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  • Help your guides and porters to follow conservation measure
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  • Protect the natural environment.
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  • Leave campsites cleaner than you have found them.
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  • Burn dry papers and packets in a safe place.

Trekking Permits for Conservation Areas, National Parks, and Restricted Areas.

All trekkers are required to carry a Trekkers' Information Management System card (TIM’s card). It is available from the Tourist Services Centre in Kathmandu: Sun – Fri 10:00 – 13:00 and 14:00 – 17:00. Requires two passport photographs. (Trekking agencies provide the cards for their clients.) Show it at checkpoints on trekking routes.

Restricted Area Permits:

The permits are issued by the Central Immigration Office, require two working days, your original passports (not facsimiles), and two photographs. Costs range from US$10/week to US$500/10 days plus substantial additional amounts for each additional day. These will be procured by your chosen trekking agency. Offices are open daily, but with restricted hours on Saturdays.

Department of Immigration:

Kalikasthan, Dillibazar, Kathmandu.

Tel -: 977 - 01 - 4433934 / 4429660 / 4438862 / 4438868
Fax -: 977 - 01 – 4433935
mail@nepalimmigration.gov.np
http://nepalimmigration.gov.np/

 Note: Above information is based on the Department of Immigration of Nepal office. 

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