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Island Peak Adventure - Ace the Himalaya
17 days

Island Peak Adventure

Start and end in Kathmandu
Tour Operator:
Ace the Himalaya
Max group size:
15
Age range:
13 to 75
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
19855
From
US $2,800
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Itinerary

Start and end in Kathmandu! With the Hiking & Trekking tour Island Peak Adventure, you have a 17 days tour package taking you through Kathmandu, Nepal and 7 other destinations in Nepal. Island Peak Adventure includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 01- Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters).<
  2. Day 02- Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.
  3. Day 3 - Fly to Lukla & trek to Phakding.
  4. Day 4 - Trek to Namche Bazaar.
  5. Day 5 - Namche Bazaar acclimatization day.
  6. Day 6 - Trek to Tengboche Monastery.
  7. Day 7 - Trek to Dingboche.
  8. Day 8 - Trek to Chhukung.
  9. Day 9 - Trek to Island Peak base camp.
  10. Day 10 - Acclimatization day.
  11. Day 11 -Summit to Island Peak (6187 m) & return to Chhukung (4750 m)- 9 to 12 hrs.
  12. Day 12 - Trek to Tengboche.
  13. Day 13 - Trek to Namche Bazaar.
  14. Day 14 - Trek to Lukla.
  15. Day 15 - Morning flight to Kathmandu from Lukla
  16. Day 16 - Leisure day in Kathmandu.
  17. Day 17 - Transfer to airport for flight departure.
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Flights
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Reviews About This Operator

  • David
    · March 31st, 2020
    I loved the trip. It was very well organised and the people who were running the company were very caring. The guide... Show more
  • Brian
    · March 25th, 2020
    Attention to formalities and any personal preferences throughout the trek was very professional. Enjoyed every moment... Show more
  • AlisonSkiles
    · January 24th, 2020
    I started the Everest Base Camp trek with Nimesh in March 2019, and I absolutely loved having him as my guide. At... Show more

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17 days
Island Peak Adventure
From Kathmandu to Kathmandu
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • What immunizations will I need?

      No vaccinations are compulsory fro travelling in Bhutan, but we do recommend you are covered for diphtheria TB, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, *malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus.

      We also recommend:

      · A dental check-up prior to travelling.
      · That you know your blood group in case of emergency.

      If you have any pre-existing medical conditions which might affect you on tour, you make these known to your tour leader and Ace the Himalaya at the time of your booking.

    • Do you use yaks/porters on the trek or do we carry all of our own gear?

      Whilst on the trek, our porter will take care of your luggage. All you need to carry is your small day bag for your personal belongings like camera, water bottle, sun cream etc.

    • Can I add extra days to my trekking trip?

      Holiday should never be about making it to the final point quickly. Along your trek, we can add days at your request with additional costs to cover guides, porters, accommodation and food.

    • Is Ace the Himalaya's staff insured?

      Our company insures all our trekking staff members, including guides, cooks, Sherpas and porters. Please browse though Company Information pages to view insurance details.

    • What opportunities will I have for shower along the trek?

      In major places (Namche Bazar, Lukla), we arrange guesthouse with hot shower. And in rest of the places, hot water in the bucket will be provided for shower; it would cost you extra about USD 3-4 per shower.

    • Do I need to tip my guide and porters? How much would that be?

      This is a difficult thing to gauge. We have seen everything from USD 20 to USD 1000 per person for guides and porters. Tipping is not required, but a small gesture of thanks to your guides and local porters. The level of the tip should reflect the level of satisfaction from and personal involvement with your guide. However, we recommend you to spend minimum 10% of your total trip cost for tipping entire local staffs, the ratio of tipping guide and porter will be given to you at the pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu before starting the trek.

    • How much additional money do I need per day?

      It depends on your spending habits. Generally, in Kathmandu, you can allocate USD 10 to USD 15 for a lunch and a dinner. USD 15 to USD 18 per person a day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, pay for the hot shower and a few drinks during the trekking.

    • Can I use credit cards in the places I visit in trekking?

      In the cities, yes – to some extent. Once you are out of the cities, all you need is cash. Please change the currency in local Nepali Rupees before you go to the mountains.

    • Is there any communication while we are on trekking?

      There are telephones in some villages along the trekking routes from which you can make international calls. All our guides are equipped with the local mobile phone. You may wish to pass the number of our guide to your family for the callback or you can make a call from the guide’s mobile and pay him directly for the international call too.

    • Can I charge my digital camera or other equipments on my trip?

      These facilities will be available in most of the places in your hotel reception by paying some service charges. Remember to bring TWO and THREE pin travel adapters!

      There is no charging facilities at Island Peak Base Camp.

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    Good to Know

    • Currency
      रू
      Nepalese Rupee
      Nepal
    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, D, M. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

      Type C
      Nepal
      Type E
      Nepal
      Type F
      Nepal
      Type D
      Nepal
      Type M
      Nepal
    • Vaccines
      • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Typhoid - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Cholera - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 3 months before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      • Meningococcal meningitis - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 1 week before travel.
      • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Nepal. Ideally 10 days before travel.
      • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Nepal. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before September 8th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after September 8th, 2021, a minimum payment of 30% is required to confirm your booking with Ace the Himalaya. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 35 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Ace the Himalaya will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for "Ace the Himalaya" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
    • Accessibility
      Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.

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