Peak Climbing Nepal with Nepal Guide Treks and Expeditions introduces an adventure-filled climbing by combining three peaks. Three Peaks Climbing: Pokalde Island & Lobuche in the Everest region of Nepal. Apart from the thrilling and exciting adventurous Three Peaks Climbing Pokalde, Island & Lobuche, the trip also includes an excursion to Everest Base Camp. And hike up to Kalapatthar for magnificent views of world’s towering mountains Everest, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Lhotse, Pumori, Makalu. Likewise, the majestic Ama Dablam and other peaks in the Everest Region.
Climbing of the three peaks demands a high level of physical fitness, the high degree of commitment and previous experience of peak climbing. It is an excellent opportunity for climbers seeking ultimate and thrilling adventure while gaining experience of a lifetime by achieving the summits of three peaks. Three Peaks Climbing Pokalde, Island, and Lobuche in the Everest Region of Nepal.
Pokalde Peak 5,806 meters is a relatively easier climbing peak that appears as a crenellated rocky ridge dominated by the vast bulk of Nuptse. The peak was first climbed in 1953 via Kongma La along its North Ridge by a John Hunt, Wilfrid Noyce, Tom Bourdillon and Mike Ward, all members of 1953 Everest Expedition Team. The summit offers a good viewpoint and well known as a fine little peak.
Island Peak or Imja Tse is the most popular trekking peak in Nepal that rises miraculously as an Island in a sea of ice surrounded by Lhotse and Lhotse Shar Glaciers. Located above the summer settlement of Chhukung. The name Island Peak has given by Eric Shipton’s party in 1952 while exploring the Barun Gorge. The first ascent of Island Peak was made in 1953. By Charles Evan, Alf Gregory, Charles Wylie, and Tenzing Norgay as a part of preparation climbing for the Everest Expedition.
Lobuche Peak 6,119 m is an attractive peak that comprises several small summits. The climbing of the true summit requires a high level of technical climbing skills and the help of climbing Sherpa experts. The true East peak is quite fascinating and is also reached by descending into a marked notch and then climbing steep snow and ice slopes to the top. The first recorded ascent of the peak was also made by Laurence Nielson and Sherpa Ang Gyalzen on 24th April 1984.
Three Peaks Climbing Pokalde, Island, and Lobuche with Peak Climbing Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition starts at Kathmandu. From Kathmandu, we will take a scenic flight to the airstrip of Lukla. Lukla is the gateway to Khumbu and the entire Everest region of Nepal. Our trek starts from there following the trail that leads to Namche Bazaar – The Sherpa Capital. Acclimatization is very crucial for ensuring successful summit climbs.
Hence, after spending a good day of acclimatization at Namche Bazaar. We follow the trail that is gradual uphill trekking through Tyangboche and towards Dingboche. From Dingboche, we head higher to reach Pokalde Peak Base Camp and then to the high camp. Following the guidance of experienced climbing experts. We head towards the summit of Pokalde peak. The top of Pokalde Peak honours us with magnificent views of surrounding peaks. We descend via the same route and trek towards Chhukung.
From Chhukung we head towards Island Peak Base Camp. The climb of Island peak is more difficult with several technical sections that must be tackled to reach the summit. With proper acclimatization and the high degree of commitment, we head towards the summit of Island Peak. Island Peak top awards us with magnificent views of Mt Lhotse, Mt Makalu, Lhotse Middle Peak, Lhotse Shar, Mt Nuptse, Mt Baruntse, the majestic Ama Dablam and other surrounding high snow-covered peaks.
In addition, After achieving the Island Peak summit. We descend following the same route back and head towards Dingboche, Lobuche and towards Gorakshep. From Gorakshep, we will trek towards Everest Base Camp. And it is also decorated with colourful prayer flags, after a short excursion at EBC, we head back to Gorakshep.
Our adventure-filled journey in the midst of the world’s towering mountains heads towards one of the best viewpoints on earth. Kala Patthar at 5545 meters for magnificent views of Everest, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Pumori, Lhotse, Makalu, and other surrounding peaks. After spending quality time at Kala Patthar we descend back to Gorakshep and follow the main trail that heads towards Lobuche.
From Lobuche, we head towards the Lobuche Peak Base Camp and then to High Camp. After having achieved Polkalde peak and Island Peak Expedition we head towards the summit of Lobuche Peak which is technically straightforward. Once at the top we will spend some quality time with good views of mountains around the Khumbu and Everest Region.
Then we will descend retracing our footsteps back to Lobuche Peak Base Camp. After successfully achieving the three peaks our return journey is made through Pangboche and Namche Bazaar to arrive at Lukla. Our memorable and ultimate adventure of Three Peaks Climbing Pokalde, Island & Lobuche with Peak Climbing Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition ends with a sweeping flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu.
Three Peaks Climbing: Pokalde Island & Lobuche: Equipment Needed During Climbing
30 min Drive
Our representative from Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition will meet you at Tribhuvan International Airport on your arrival schedule. You will be greeted and then transferred to the hotel in the heart of Kathmandu city. Our staff will help you until the check-in procedure ends at Hotel. You can either have a rest at the Hotel or visit NGT’s office for gathering additional information about the trip. In the evening, join our welcome dinner program organized by Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition.
Meals: BB Plan + Welcome Dinner
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We will spend our day sightseeing around some of the attractive world heritage sites within Kathmandu valley. Also, today we will complete all the necessary paper works and other preparations required for Three Peak Climbing – Pokalde Peak, Island Peak, and Lobuche Peak.
Note: It is not possible to visit all world heritage sites in Kathmandu within a day. So you can choose at least 3-4 places for day sightseeing.
Meals: BB Plan
35 min Flight & 3-4 hrs Trek
Tea House Lodge
After breakfast at the hotel, we will be transferred to the domestic airport for an early morning scenic flight to Lukla. Lukla is the gateway to Khumbu and entire Everest region. After landing at Lukla we start our trek by following the trail that is a gradual uphill journey through the left bank of the Dudh Koshi river. Our trail passes along several Mani walls before arriving at Ghat. From there, our trail is a mixture of both uphill and downhill trekking to reach Phakding for the overnight stay.
Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
5-6 hrs Trek
Today we leave Phakding and start our trek by crossing a small stream before ascending to reach Bengar. Our trail from there comprises of several ups and downs. We will make a stop at Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park Service where the park entrance fee is collected. After registration at the National Park office, we will make a steep ascent to arrive at Namche Bazaar – The Sherpa Capital. We will spend one more day at Namche Bazaar for exploring and acclimatization.
Today we will take a rest day in Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and exploration. By now we have reached over 3000 meters above sea level. Thus, we will spend our day at Namche Bazaar discovering the Sherpa culture and exploring the busy market streets. Namche Bazaar is an extensive market town where there is always something to see. It is worth making an uphill hike to Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park Museum and the combined villages of Khunde and Khumjung.
After spending a full day rest at Namche Bazaar, we trek on the trail that climbs above Namche and Sagarmatha National Park Museum. Our trek continues on a rising trail towards Khyangjuma where there are a couple of tea houses. With a magnificent view of Amadablam, we will descend on a stone-paved trail to Phunke Tenga and begin our uphill trekking through pine forest. From there we will traverse across the hill and climb a switchback to arrive at Tyangboche for the overnight stay.
From Tyangboche we will follow the trail that offers great views of Ama Dablam and Kantega as they appear on the other side. We continue our uphill trekking passing through Pangboche and its monastery. We will slowly climb towards a village and pass through a big mani stupa. From this point, our trek is fairly moderate as we head towards Dingboche for the overnight stay.
4-5 hrs Trek
After breakfast, we will leave Dingboche and follow the trail that is a gradual ascend journey all the way to a good campsite at 4,900 meters. Our trek heads with an amazing view of Lhotse to our left and Amadablam to our west. Once we reach the campsite our Sherpa crew will quickly set up the camp and start to make necessary preparations for setting up the additional camp at higher altitude.
Today is a rather short day trekking. After breakfast, we begin our trek to high alpine vegetation. Our trail is often snow-covered, icy and slippery. Using crampons we climb slowly to reach a good campsite at 5,400 meters. Once we reach the campsite, our Sherpa crew will set up the high camp and make final preparations for the summit climb of Pokalde Peak, the following day.
8-9 hrs climbing Pokalde Peak
Today we start early with the aim to reach the summit before noon as the strong winds after midday can create obstacles in reaching the peak summit. Properly equipped with all necessary climbing equipment we follow the footsteps of our experienced climbing experts and head towards the summit. Our tiring climb to the summit is rewarded with stunning views of Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Nuptse, Baruntse, Ama Dablam, Island Peak, Lobuche Peak and other surrounding high mountains in Khumbu region. We will spend short quality time at the summit before descending down following the same route and head towards Chhukung for the overnight stay.
3-4 hrs Trek
After successfully achieving the summit of Pokalde Peak, we continue our trek by following the trail that gradually climbs from Chhukung to high Imja valley. With superb views of Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Island Peak and other high mountains our trek continue until we arrive at a good campsite near the foot of Island Peak’s South Ridge beneath the giant wall of Nuptse and Lhotse. Our Sherpa team will set up the base camp and make preparations for the summit climb of Island Peak, the next day.
9-10 hrs climbing Island Peak & back
Fully equipped and properly acclimatized we start early with the aim to reach the summit before noon. The strong winds, especially after midday, can create obstacles in reaching the summit. Following the guidance and instructions are given by our Experienced Sherpa climbers, we will tackle several technical sections and head towards the summit. Once at the top we are rewarded with up-close views of Lhotse, Makalu, Lhotse Middle Peak, Lhotse Shar, Nuptse, Baruntse and other high peaks in Khumbu region. We will spend short and quality time at the top of Island Peak and then descend following the same route back to Base Camp.
After successfully achieving the summit of technically demanding Island Peak, we will retrace our steps on the same rocky trail that passes through Chhukung and then heads back all the way back to Dingboche for the overnight stay. Now, we will prepare for the climbing of Lobuche Peak summit.
From Dingboche, our trail descends gently to Pheriche village. After some time of trekking, we will arrive at Dugla at 4,595 meters with a small wooden bridge over the river of Khumbu glacier. We will stop at Dugla for lunch before continuing our uphill trekking towards Lobuche. During our trek, we will have magnificent views of Mt. Pumori and other high peaks west of Everest.
7-8 hrs Trek
After breakfast at Lobuche, our trek continues over the rocky moraine trails with good views of glacial ponds and icebergs down below the Khumbu Glacier. After ascending the last of the rocky moraine dunes, we will trek a short downhill to arrive at Gorakshep. Gorakshep is a flat field below Kala Patthar and is the last stop with comfy teahouses. From Gorakshep, we will follow the trail that winds through a rocky path and the Khumbu glacier towards Everest Base Camp. We will spend a short time at the Everest Base Camp and then retrace our steps back to Gorakshep for our overnight stay.
6-7 hrs Trek
Today we will accomplish an early morning hike to Kala Patthar at 5,545 meters for enjoying the stunning and up-close sunrise view over world’s towering mountains – Mt Everest 8848 meters, Mt Lhotse 8516 meters, Mt Makalu 8481 meters, Mt Cho Oyu 8201 meters and other surrounding peaks. After spending quality time at Kala Patthar we will retrace our steps back to Gorakshep. We will have our lunch at Gorakshep and then retrace our steps by following the same trail back to Lobuche.
1-2 hrs Trek
Today is a rather short and easy day of trekking. We will spend some time in Lobuche before following an easy trail that leads to Lobuche Peak Base Camp. Once we arrive at the base camp our Sherpa crew will set up the camp and make necessary preparations for setting up additional camps at higher altitudes. Since it is a short day of trekking we will have enough time to rest, much needed for further climb to higher altitudes and for the main summit climb of Lobuche Peak.
Leaving our base camp we will follow a narrow trail that is often snow-covered and icy. We may have to make use of ropes and crampons during our climbing trek today. Our ascend journey can be very tiring, so resting every now and then helps in restoring energy. Once at the campsite, our Sherpa crew will quickly set up the camp and make final checks on our climbing gears before the main summit climb of Lobuche Peak, the following day.
8-9 hrs climbing Lobuche Peak
Today we start early with the aim to reach the summit before noon. Following the footsteps and instructions of our experienced climbing experts, we will climb up the south ridge overcoming several technical sections before climbing the summit. Our tiring climb to the summit is rewarded with magnificent views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Nuptse, Pumori, Ama Dablam, and other surrounding high peaks. We will spend short quality time at the summit before descending down following the same route and head back to reach the base camp.
4-5 hrs Trek
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
After successfully achieving the summit of Pokalde Peak, Island Peak and Lobuche Peak with Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition, we prepare for the return journey. After breakfast, we will follow the trail that passes through Cairns and memorials that have been erected in the memory of climbers who lost their lives when climbing Mount Everest. Our trail is a gradually descend journey passing through Pheriche and then continue trekking until we arrive at Pangboche for our overnight stay.
5-6 hrs Trek
Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
From Pangboche, our trail is mostly downhill trekking as we head towards Deboche. From there climb gradually to reach Tyangboche. Our trail continues on a levelled path for a while before descending down to Phungi Thanga. A short climb from there leads to Kyangjuma and from there it is rather easy trekking all the way back to Namche Bazaar.
Today is the last day of our trek that leads from Namche Bazaar via Monjo to Lukla. We will descend passing through a densely forested area filled with rhododendron, oak and pine trees. Our trek is a pleasant walk, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote Koshi River crossing it three times. We will make a final uphill climb of about 45 minutes will bring us back to Lukla.
35 min flight
Today we will take an early morning scenic flight from Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu. After landing transfer to the hotel after landing at the airport. You can either have a rest at Hotel or visit sites (world heritage sites of UNESCO) that weren’t possible on the second day of the trip. Enjoy your leisure time while you are at Kathmandu.
You would surely like to see as much of Kathmandu as possible. An early start is practical to visit the temples of Kathmandu. Also, walking around the shopping streets of Thamel is worth spending quality time at Kathmandu. We will celebrate the successful completion of our Three Peak Climbing: Pokalde Peak, Island Peak, and Lobuche Peak. We will have a final meal together in the evening.
Meals: BB Plan + Farewell Dinner
Our Airport Representative will drop you at the International Airport as per flight schedule.
As soon as you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will get a visa on arrival.
For South Asian countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, gratis visa for 30 days is available for the first visit in one visa year.
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You Should Bring:
Personal Climbing Gears:
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Rucksack and Travel Bags
The difficulties of Three Peaks Climbing Pokalde, Island & Lobuche depends on these common factors:
Depending upon the steep hills, slopes and difficulties and high altitude of the trail one porter can carry 25 kilograms of weight. Usually, we provide one porter for one client. But, We will also provide porter according to the size of your group if needed.
Pokalde Peak: 5,806 m
Mera Peak: 6,476 m
Island Peak: 6189m
Yes, you need to get climbing insurance for Pokalde(5,806m), Mera(6,476m) and Island(6,189m) Two Peak Climb which will also cover your trekking insurance. There are many different insurance companies you can choose by visiting here.
Yes, there is a variety of communication facilities like internet, satellite phone etc. For communication, we have satellite phone through which you can communicate with your friends or relatives for which you have to pay USD $3 per minute. In case of an emergency, communication with our company will be free of cost. Due to remote sections, the mobile network is not available but you can use the internet in Khare (5000 m).
Pokalade, Island and Lobuche peak is situated in Everest region in Nepal. Pokalde peak is an easy climbing peak with a crenellated rocky ridge. Island and Lobuche peak is little technical and challenging after earthquake having several crevasses on the way. First, we climb Pokalade peak, that is an easy peak to climb so that we can be called a training peak for Island peak and Lobuche peak.
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It is a trustworthy company for Three Peaks Climbing Pokalde Island and Lobuche. With full arrangements for fixing climbing permits of Three Peaks Climbing Pokalde, Island & Lobuche, we cooperated online regarding the exchange of official documents, such as submitting our details with passport copies and flight details. There was absolutely no problem with the payment.
We received top class service during the whole climbing duration. Ang-Dendi Sherpa, our climbing guide had a top-level of technical climbing skills. Together, we did a successful climb to the summit of all three peaks. As we love climbing, we enjoyed every moment of the climb. Many thanks to all the Sherpa team members who did all the hard job from carrying all the necessities and with humble and cooperative nature. Our kitchen crew provided us with hygienic meals and served very well.
We have a lot of pictures from the climbing days, we want to do more climbing with Nepal Guide Treks in future. We heartily recommend this company for professional service while you explore the hidden corners of the mountain country of Nepal.
Sasha and Sergey
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