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Island Peak Climbing - 19 Days

Island Peak climbing 2017 Spring

Trip Facts

Trip Code: NFH 133
Country : Nepal
Start/End: Kathmandu
Trip Price : US$ 2290
Trip Duration : 19 Days
Max. Altitude : 6189m
Group Size : From 2 Person
Best Season : Sep-Dec/Feb-may
Trip Grade : Strenuous
Daily walking Hour: 5 to 9 hours
Trip Rating: Trip Rating

Trip Overview

Island peak is top royalty collector trekking peak in Nepal. Climbing the beautiful island of snow in Everest Region, find your climbing trip date on our Fixed departure page and reserve now .

On a wonderful adventurous trek to Island Peak, you cross the threshold into the heartland of the Khumbu Valley and Everest Base Camp (5,357m/17,575ft). Island Peak (6,189m/20,305ft) is one of the main climbing peaks in Everest Region with an impressive and highly glaciated West Face that rises from the Lhotse Glacier. Our Island peak climbing itinerary has been designed very professionally taking care of proper and gradual acclimatization at suitable intervals. Before scaling the peak, we also take you to the most popular trekking destinations - Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar - for the close up views of Mt. Everest and other highest mountains. After enjoying the magnificent views of Mt Everest and surrounding peaks from Kala Patthar and at the same time acclimatizing properly for the climb, we descend to Chhukung and prepare for the Island Peak ascent. The journey begins from and comes to conclusion at one of the most famous airstrip in the world, the Lukla Airport in the Everest Region.

The Island Peak is located at the heart of Khumbu region, which is recognized as a moderate Climbing peak of Everest area. Island Peak was the name given to the mountain in 1952 by Eric Shiptons who thought it to be reminiscent of an island in a sea of ice. It was renamed "Imja Tse" in the early 80s, though its original name is still more popular. Our Island peak climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek can also be very interesting to the climbers who are planning to attempt even higher altitude peaks afterwards. Island peak climbing fulfills the dream of the climbers who are seeking the thrill of adventure and wish to widen their experience towards peak climbing & expedition.

The Goal is summit of Island Peak 6189m.

This Summit days of island peak begin early morning with an interesting rough trail and along the ridge of rocky high altitude glacier above 5000 meters. Need to walk quite step part before using the Island Peak expedition equipment. There is a steep snow and ice block before reaching to the Summit of island Peak. This few hours will be more physically challenging but fabulous day for you. Our Experience Climbing Sherpa fixed needed ropes and find the safe direction and way to assent. Some part of climbing route up 60 to 70 degree face to the summit ridge of island peak. When you are on summit of Imja Tse Local Name of Island Peak, the giant mountains, breathtaking panorama of gigantic mountains Mt. Nuptse -7879m, Mt. Lhotse - 8516m, Lhotse Shar 8383m, Mt Makalu 8475m, Mt. Baruntse - 7129m and Mt Amadablam south face east face 360 degree view. After spending few time to the Summit slowly descend down to Base camp that take total 8 to 9 hours. This expedition with Everest Base Camp Hike experience in the world highest Himalayas you will never forget and most memorable holidays.

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Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel, evening welcome dinner. Short brief about the trek, climbing and preperation from your Trekking/climbing Guide. Hotel.

Day 02: Half-day sightseeing tour, visit kathmandu city, monkey temples and kirtipur oldest city of kathmandu accopied by Newari people, their live culture and full view of kathmandu valley, your guide explain stories of Temples and which became Monkey Temple. Back to hotel and necessary preparation for the trek and island peak climbing. Hotel B/B plan.

Day 03: Flight to Lukla 2800m. and trek to Phakding via Sherpa Villages, Chauri Kharka, Thado Koshi and Ghat. Ghat is the lowest village during the Island Peak climbing. Stay in Phakding Village along the dudh koshi river bank. 2610m

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3440m. One of most popular hike, today you cross many suspension bridges including the Hillary Bridge, famous villages, Bankar, Manjo and Jorshalle. Enter the World UNESCO heritage National Park Sagarmatha. Walk along the pine forest and first time you gone see Mt. Everest view from the trail. Hiking over stone steps up and dowon and dusty trail some time you gone cross many more yaks caravans and local poters. Finally after  6 hours you will reach most famous Sherpa village Namche Bazaar. Is called Gateway to Mount Everest Nice accommodation.

Day 05: Rest at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization. Lazy morning or active its up to you. Just top of Namche bazaar, there is great Mt. Everest Sunrise view point. You can go for sunrise. Or you may climb up to 4000 meters. Everest View Hotel  where you gone see your dream mountain peaks The Island Peak, it's local name is Imj Tse just south corner of Mt. Lhotse. A shining and semi technical climbing peak very famous among the everest base camp trekkers and climbers. Enjoy the panoramic view then back to Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Guest House.

Day 06: Trek to Tengboche 3800m. Another panoramic trail where always you will have panoramic view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Island Peak and Grand Canyon between Imja Valley and Tangboche. Today you walk few hours very easy trail with beautiful view, cross many yaks caravan and step down to Phortse Thanga, Cross the suspension bridge, lunch then climb up to Tengboche Monastery along the rhodondendron forest. Tengboche monastery is most famous and biggest Himalayan Buddhist Monastery. Stay on Monastery Guest House. Evening Beautiful Sunset View of Mt. Everest, Mt. Amadablam, Lhotse and more.

Day 07: Tengboche Pheriche 4200m. Today relatively you climbing more than other days. End the Forest Line and enter the Alpine zone, more rocky, windy and less dry air. Please walk slowly. After short walk you gone visit small nunnery monastery in Dingboche, cross the bridge where you can have fantastic view of Mt. Amadablam. Step climbing the famous Mt. Everest Sumitters village Pangboche. A short break for tea then keep continue to Somare village. Between, you have chance to see the Mountain goats, exciting view of Mt. Amadablam will be more close to you. Lunch in Somare, Then continue steep up to Windy valley Pheriche. Takes about 5 to 6 hours. Good Accommodation.

Day 08: Pheriche Lobuche 4900m. Today you need to climbing more. Probably this day will be one of hardest day for you. The trail is not long but need more effort. After few hours you will reach Thugla. Fron the trail nice view of Mt. Chola Tse, Tawache and Lobuche Peak, Chola Pass, and Glacier lake. Short rest in Dhugla, The steep climbing part begins. Need to walk more slow, The tho point is end of the Khumbu Glacier. Where you can read and observe famous mount everest climbers memory stupas, who passaway during their climging time. Most of them memory around there. Great view from windy hill top. Then another soft walk over the dry glacier you will reach in Lobuche. Always more crowded. Simple Accommodation.

Day 09: Trek to Gorakshep 5200m and hike to Everest Base Camp Return.  
Today is the Everest Base Camp hiking day and probably it is second longest day for you in the high altitude. After breakfast form Lobuje, we walk ridge of Khumbu Glacier over the old morains and glaciers, cross marbles of majestic white mountains viwe we reach Gorek Sheap, step for lunch and continue backtrack to Base camp of mount everest. It another 4 hours return glacier trails. On base camp trail we cross many sherpa memorial stones stupas. Base camp is glacier only. During Everest Climbing season there are many base camp tents. It is the nearest point to Mt. Everest, Great view of many more mountains and more. Return back to guest house you gone see sunset view as well. 

Day 10: Morning Hiking Kalapatthar 5545m and trek down  to Dingboche 4300m.
Early morning we hike to Kalapatthar to have Everest Sunrise and panoramic views world highest himalayan range with Khumbu glacier, take about 2 hours and back down to Gorek sheap. Breakfast, walk down to lobuche and continue trek to Dhugla for lunch. In route we cross memories stupas of many sherpas and climbers those who passed away during the everest expedition and in route. Another short walk to Dingboche with the view of Mt. Ama Dablam and more. Guest House. 

Day 11: Dingboche Chukung 4730m as approach Island peak trek.
Is a easy morning after 2 long hiking day. We trek easy hike to Chukung that take only 3 hours and rest in there before the Island peak top. Get prepare and check all the Island peak equipment in chukung and ready for island peak base camp. You will enjoy the marvelous view of Mt. Lhotse and Ama Dablam with other himalays. Guest House. 

Day 12: Chukung Island Peak Base camp at 5000m.
Morning breakfast, trek to island peak base camp, take about  hours and set up tents camp in there. Our crew prepared fresh cooked hot lunch, get short brief about the climbing techniques from climbing Sherpa, early dinner and sleep in tented camp. 

Day 13: Island Base Peak - camp summit 6189m. & back to base camp.
We wake you mid night. About 1 to 2 am, our kitchen crew serve you morning hot breakfast and prepared for climbing day. Walk up to high camp take about 2 hours, next hours form high camp of island peak we use all climbing equipment and Crampon, harness with Ice axe, our sherpa fixed mail and fixed rope in island peak route than continue climb to the top. Bet back to Base Camp and late lunch/dinner. Rest in Tented camp. 

Day 14: Base camp Tengboche 3800m.
Lazy morning for wake up after the longest day of island peak summit, breakfast and our journey heading down to Tengboche monastery guest house along the Imje Tse river valley, Chukung, Dingboche and Pangboche.  

Day 15:Tengboche Jorshalle 2900m.
After breakfast with the Mount Everest and Island peak view, we descend down to Phunge thanga, cross suspension bridge over the Gokyo river and walk up to Namche via panorama trail. Last chance to say good bye to Mt. Everest and Island Peak. Lunch in Namche Bazaar and descend down to Jorshalle via crossing Hillary bridge. Guest house. 

Day 16: Jorshalle to Lukla 2800m
The last day of the the trip, follow the dudhkoshi river and exit from Sagarmatha National Park, cross many suspension bridge and short walk up to Lukla the trip will end for hiking. Celebrate last night Dal Bhat party with our all the island peak support crew, some of they return home from there and we prepared for next morning flight. Guest House. 

Day 17: Fly Kathmandu early morning , leisure in Kathmandu.
 Birds Eye view flight from Lukla- Tenzing Hillary airport to Kathmandu. Hotel.

Day 18: Kathmandu, spare day for trek, farewell Nepali dinner with ethnic cultural show, Hotel.

Day 19: Breakfast and transfer to international airport.

Note: Itinerary Can be Customize as your requirement. If this above itinerary is not suffice or have any questions, you can ask one of our expert team member for help.

Price Includes

  • Airport pick up, drop and sightseeing as per plan by private transport.
  • Hotels at Kathmandu as per itinerary on B/B plan
  • All meals & accommodation during the trekking and Climbing period.
  • All Entrance fee and Climbing permit, necessary logistic for the trek/climbing.
  • Domestic airfare and airport to and from Lukla with tax.
  • Highly experienced climbing guide support staffs.
  • Staffs food, clothing, salary and insurance.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangements. (By paying service)
  • Welcome & farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepali restaurant with culture show.
  • Two night in tented camp accommodation in Island Peak Base Camp.
  • English speaking trek guide, porter and all camping gears with climbing rope.

Price Excludes

  • Visa fees to Nepal
  • Internationl air fare
  • Personal expenses and drinks, bar bills
  • (phone calls, laundry, bar bills or extra porters)
  • Extra baggage charges for domestic flight (Limit only 15Kg per person)
  • Personal trekking and climbing gears for Island Peak (You can hire in Kathmandu or Chukung - the last village before island peak base camp. It cost about 150 to 250 US$ per person)
  • Travel and rescue insurance must cover Emergency helicopter rescue and medical
  • Lunch & evening meals in Kathmandu.
  • Tips for guides, climbing Sherpa and porters (for staff)

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Travel Information

Nepal Holiday Suitability

Each of Nepal Footprint Holiday’s tours and treks are tailor made catering quality comfort appropriate tour pace and absolute safety. Our activities include cultural tours, trekking Mountain climbing, cycling of different grades and diverse adventure activities to give you an ideal holiday activities of Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan. Our holiday packagesare designed as per the sustainable tourism principle conserving resources of every kind and helping the local communities, where we operate our tours and treks.

Tour Style & Comfort

During the stay in cities, we provide you the accommodation ranging from budget tourist hotels to five star hotels, which addresses your economic preferences. During the treks, we accommodate you either in the tented camps, teahouses or the home-stays. These are often small, family run establishments 'called tea-house/mountain lodge or campsites, which provide unique experience with adequate amenities and service standards. Sleeping arrangements are simple, typically with en suite facilities. Packed with adventure, these tours offer inspiring destinations and authentic travel experiences at a reasonable price. Using all kinds of transport and accommodation, Nepal Footprint Holiday will take you off the beaten trackto discover the true heart of the people and places you visit.

Your Tour Leader or Guide for Holidays to Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan

A Tour Leader, Climbing Guide and trekking guide is an integral part of our trekking, climbing and Mountain Biking holidays. One of our experienced Tour/Trek Leaders who have been handpicked and trained will lead your tour. We believe that our Tour/Trek/Bike Leaders are the key to the success; they are passionate travelers who are bursting with first-hand local knowledge, which they love to share. They will also take care of all the planning and organization throughout your journey. Their passionate approach will make this tour fun and inspiring, bringing the destination to life whether you are travelling alone or with others.

Your Arrival In Kathmandu and Accommodation

In TIA airport, one of our Tour Leaders or Guides will come to welcome you with surprise. In a comfortable vehicle, you will be transferred to the hotel where you can have free refreshment time after long flight to Kathmandu that we know. We will find you always better accommodation where you can have good sleep. All Hotels in Kathmandu include breakfast. Single room available as request but there will be extra charge for single accommodation.

Food and Drink

As per itinerary during the stay in Kathmandu, before and after the trek, the food and drinks are not included. However, Hotel you stay in always caters hearty Breakfast. During the trekking period all, the meals are included like breakfast, lunch and dinner. During the GAP (Guide, Porter, Accommodation) we do not provide meals so please make sure about the type of trek you have booked with us. Please be prepared to pay for non-included meals and all the personal drinks, bar bills and beverages. Note that costs for drinks and meals can vary depending on location.

Budgeting for your Tour

You will need some extra money to cover some of the extra meals, beverages, shopping and desired drinks, which are not included in the tour price. Any optional sightseeing that are not in the itineraries or buying souvenirs and items of a personal nature such as laundry and extra transport shall be paid by you. Of course, after an excellent adventure holiday the working team expects tips from you.

Tipping for Local Crew and Guide, Leader

Although not mandatory tipping is a part of tourism culture in this region of the world. Also this issue is always hard and difficult part of our business. Some local staff will look to members of the group for personal recognition of particular services provided. In order to make things easier for you, the Tour Leaders may organize a group's tips and if this is the case, they will account for it throughout the tour. Accordingly, you allow for tipping of trek staff, drivers, guides etc. Just small idea for you is generally the guide will get per day 5 to 7 US$ and other staff less than that. If you are capable and happy, you can tip them more.

Foreign Exchange

On your arrival in TIA after immigration, there is Money Exchange Counter. Please be careful they always give you less exchange rate. After arrive in Hotel and nearby, there are many Exchange counters, where you may get good exchange rate. If you prefer easier mode while exchanging the currency, you may ask your guide for help. If you arrive to Nepal by land from India or Tibet, there are Currency exchange counters and banks, where you may exchange the currency.

ATM Availability: Although you may occasionally find cash machines these, are some times very unreliable because of not electricity power off or layer ATM. In the major city there are many ATMS and are working good. Like in Thamel and Pokhara, Chitwan services are reliable. On the trek these services are not available. You must prepare in Kathmandu or Main city of Nepal by changing the Nepalese Currency.

Credit Card Acceptance: Credit cards are not generally accepted except in larger establishments of Kathmandu, Chitwan, Lumbini and Pokhara. However, if you go in tourist markets, restaurants and general store there are acceptable. You need to pay extra charge at list 3.5 to 4 percent.

Traveler’s Cheques: Traveler’s Cheques are not accepted as a valid mode of payments in Nepal.

Local Currency:

Nepali Rupee: Recommended Currency for Exchange: US$ or GBP, AUS$, SHF, HKD and some of popular currency easily accepted in major cities and towns if there are money exchange or bank service. In Kathmandu Airport, Touristic area of Nepal there is some of the authorized money exchange counter you will get easy cash change from there. Most of hotel they also offer cash exchange but some time the exchange rates are very low. Please ask our guide for further information about the agenda.

Important Information - Travel Insurance

It is a condition of joining any of our tours that you must have valid travel insurance. It must indicate that you have cover for 'at least' medical expenses and emergency repatriation in the event of illness or injury. We strongly recommend your policy include curtailment, personal effects and cancellation protection, as all deposits paid are non-refundable. You will also need to ensure your travel policy covers you for all activities you intend to do whilst on tour. Your insurer may charge an additional premium for certain activities. If you need any more help for that issue please let us know before arrival in Nepal then we can suggest to you some of the our Insurance Partner.

Visa Information

Nepal: An entry visa is required for all of international citizens except Indian.Visa can be obtained on arrival at Kathmandu Airport and various international border crossings between Nepal and its neighboring countries India and China/Tibet. This currently costs 25USD for a 15 Multiple Entries.

40USD for a 30 days Multiple visa

All visas are issued as multiple entry visas and are valid from the date they are issued. A passport-sized photograph for immigration is required. Payment must be made in cash, US dollars are accepted when you apply visa from abroad. Upon arrival in Airport or Nepalese land border, they need Nepalese rupees.

All visa information is subject to change. You should confirm all visa related questions with the relevant Embassy prior to departure or you may contact us for further information.

Vaccinations & Protection Nepal

Nothing compulsory, but we recommend protection against malaria, infectious hepatitis, typhoid, tetanus, polio and Japanese encephalitis. Consult your travel clinic for latest advice on different prophylaxis available against malaria. Although not compulsory, travelers may wish to take immunization against meningococcal meningitis. If you are taking some of regular and special medicine, please prepare from home as sometimes it is not easy to find in Nepal.

Preparing for your Tour

The Adventure Travel Experts available online or by emailing at

Climate of Nepal

Temperatures in the lower altitude regions are extremely pleasant. At Kathmandu and Pokhara variations in temperature are very limited: from the coldest recorded of 0°C to the highest of 38°C. The mountains are best admired, with greater air clarity, from October to March. Monsoon rains are strongest in June, July and August. The coldest months are December and January.


Being properly equipped is one of the keys to a successful trek. The followingcheck list and notes to be sure that you have what you need for the actual trek.

Long Trousers: For everyday walking, light cotton trousers are the most suitable. Knee length shorts are acceptable in the more remote areas, but to avoid giving offence in the villages, you should cover up with trousers. Although comfortable, leggings are also unsuitable as they too cause offence to local people. Jeans are not recommended as they are often difficult to walk in over longer distances and become cumbersome when wet.

Down Jacket: After sunset, temperatures can fall below freezing point. A down jacket is the lightest and most convenient way of keeping warm when the temperature drops. Down jackets can be inexpensively hired or bought in Nepal. Our experience local guide in Kathmandu will give details at the briefing session.

Waterproofs: Breathable waterproofs not only protect against rain and wind but also stop you from overheating. They 'breathe' and avoid condensation, which you will experience from nylon waterproofs. Rain during the trekking season is rare but can be heavy if it does happen.

Gloves: They are especially useful in the morning and in the evening at higher altitudes. Thermal types are most suitable.

Socks: It is best to wear a pair of reasonably thick loop stitch socks. This helps to protect your feet against blisters. Avoid nylon socks, they are abrasive; do not breathe well as they can cause blisters. A thick fleece pullover or jacket is necessary, as nights can be very cold at altitude. Make sure that your waterproof jacket is loose enough to wear over your pullover or jacket.

Track Suit: Comfortable and much more practical (and warmer) to sleep in than pyjamas. Alternatively, thermal underwear is good. Thin Shirt/T-Shirt Thick Shirt or Thermal Vest Warm Hat.

Footwear: We strongly recommend you for good walking option and hence we suggest you to acquire, a comfortable pair of walking boots. Trainers and tennis shoes do not give the ankle support afforded by a decent pair of walking boots. Ideally, visit a specialist outdoor who will offer advice. It is a good idea to carry your boots in your hand luggage on international flights or wear them. Trainers and/or sandals are useful for post trek relaxation, whilst travelling and in towns.

Luggage: On Trek/Tour

Your luggage should consist of three main pieces:
Main Baggage: The item of luggage used to carry all your belongings in the hold of the plane and used to store all of the items you don't need on trek. This can be left behind at the group hotel used prior to the trek. We provide you free storage service in Kathmandu Hotel.

Trek Kitbag: All of our treks in Nepal receive a free Nepal Footprint Holiday kitbag on the tour prior to the start of the trek. Approximately 70 to 80 litters in size it is ideal for all items you need to take on trek and the luggage preferred by our porter. The weight limit for this is 10kg to 12kg but you will probably find that you do not need this much.

Day sac/Rucksack: 30-35 litters recommended, if you are keen to carrying more you may bring bigger to. During the course of a trekking day, you do not have to carry the luggage, which is being carried for you by our porters. In any mountain region, the weather can change rapidly and you must be equipped for this eventuality. Your day bag should therefore be large enough to carry waterproofs, fleece jacket/sweater, long trousers 'if walking in shorts', warm hat and gloves, sun hat, sun cream, water bottle 'minimum 1 liter' and your camera. On a few occasions, it is also necessary to carry your own packed lunch. We advise you to take a waterproof rucksack cover or alternatively line the sack with a large plastic bag to keep the contents dry. Advice on how and what to pack for the trek will be given at the tour briefing but it may be useful to do a trial pack before you leave home. Luggage allowed on tour is 15kg. If you are taking only the comfortable tours than there are no limit baggage because of transport.

General Information

Food: The prices for meals and drinks can vary greatly depending upon location and the prices detailed below are an average guide. In general, you would expect that drinks purchased in a supermarket or local bar to be less expensive, whilst drinks in an up market bar or restaurant may be more expensive. The costs for meals may vary depending upon location, type of restaurant and number of courses eaten and so the prices given are an average guide. Local restaurants located off the beaten track may be less expensive, whereas an up market restaurant located in the centre of a major city may charge more.

  • Lunch $: 5 to 7.00
  • Dinner $: 7 to 10.00
  • Bottle of Beer $: 3 to 7.00
  • Water $: 0.30 to 2.00

The Land Info:

  • Population: 29,331,000
  • Size of Country: 147,181 sq km
  • Major Language: Nepali
  • Religion: Hinduism 80%, Buddhism 13%
  • Time Difference to GMT: +5

Electric Supply & Plugs

2 Pin Round (240V)

Why Choose Nepal Footprint Holiday Treks?

Nepal Footprint Holiday have been creating pioneer adventure holidays for over 10 years, earning the trust of hundred of delighted customers around the world, who feel safe and receive relevant information throughout the tours. Our trek and tour leaders have abundant local knowledge and our tours and mountains holidays are designed to take you off the beaten track to see the most exotic, inspiring and dramatic places in Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan. With over 10 years of experience, we are passionate about what we do. Responsible travel is and always has been one the driving principles of Nepal Footprint Holiday. OurTrekking and Cycling adventure holidaysare full of exciting things to see and do, exploring in small groups travelling by bus, bicycle, plane, rickshaw, horse, elephant, or any number of unusual forms of transport . Often you will stay in family run hotels and village houses and enjoy authentic local cuisine and their respective culture. In this way, it is easy to discover the true heart of the people and the place you travel to – and make some new friends along the way. Every tour is uniquely different, so please feel free to browse through our tours to the Nature, Culture and local.

Our commitment to the environment

We are passionate about sustainable travel and work hard to create tours where your holiday delivers real benefits to the local communities. We minimize our impact by travelling in small groups, respecting local cultures and traditional. When you travel with Nepal Footprint Holiday, you are directly contributing to local economies and helping empower the people you meet. We currently support a range of charities including: The Orphanage (which take caring child form the remote poor families and homeless), Education for All, sponsoring children through their secondary education in Nepal by using the"Save Our Children Nepal"Foundation.

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Planeamos nuestro viaje con meses de anticipacin, y en todo ese tiempo, pude discutir los detalles de mis tours en Nepal con Gokul , el dueo, l es encantador, te explica todo claramente y adapta el viaje a tus necesidades. Todo sali como lo planeamos, una experiencia maravillosa, recomiendo a todos hacer trekkings con ellos, unos paisajes preciosos con los himalayas al lado (con Santos, el mejor) mi viaje fue una experiencia nica que recomiendo a todos absolutamente, ( y a un precio ms que razonable tambin). Saludos outshine y gracias..volveremos!

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I took the 3 day Kathmandu Valley Bike Tour, through the Shivapuri National Park. We started and finished in Katmandu and it was excellent. The first morning was a steady climb to Shivapuri National Park from Kathmandu, where we had lunch. That afternoon we rode through beautiful forest trails and culturally rich villages. The second day we traverse the hills overlooking the Kathmandu valley and the deep into the national park. Day 3 we headed back through the park and then back down to Kathmandu.

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"Trekking with Bashu from Nepal Footprint Holiday Treks"

We made West Nepal/Tibet Trekking, Kailash Trip with Bashu from Nepal Footprint Trekking and he was the best guide!! Excellent knowledge about religious, nature and peoples topics!! And an excellent cook too :-) It was really a pleasure to walk with him. Good German and English speaking!

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Experience a quality Nepalese trekking, mountaineering and mountain biking holidays. Be guided through the great himalayan trails, along the dramatic many stories valleys, landscape and cluture or across the ridges of a majestic mountain range. Whether you are traversing the famous himalaya trekking mt. everest and it's base camp and biking, exploring adventure in the high Mountains or experiencing remote wilderness in the outback, you will be pampered at the end of the day in comfortable accommodation. Whether you call it walking, hiking, biking, touring or trekking , you'll love what we have to offer you. Come with Nepal Footprint Holiday Treks – Nepal's leading walking, trekking and cycling tour operator.

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"Thank you so much Mr. Bashu and BK"

Thank you so much Mr. Bashu and BK. for everything Good Organizing trekking and biking trips in Nepal. We are really lucky to made tour with you. We are sure gone be back again in Nepal for Another Manaslu or Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek with you. Namaste

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"Dear Ram and Footprint Team"

Greeting form London !!! It is not enough to write for you from here because unless always. We arrived safely London last week form Our Nepal and India trip after 5 weeks. Me and my boyfriend David. Now we connected with David family and enjoying here and remembering also explaining about your adventure holidays in Nepal including the Langtang National Park Trek. Once again thanks a lot for all support to us from there as a local and to be honest with us in trek specially Mr. Ram who was our guide for trek. Sure we will remember all of you guys form here and recommend for you from some of the people from our family to visit Nepal once from here. I am also already dreaming next trip but i need to work lot then finalize later.. Also namaste from David. We will keep touch with you Guys anyway.

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From: Osaka Sunshine, Japan

"Thank you Santosh and Bashu for organize our special trek and tours in Nepal"

Dear Nepal Footprint Trek, Greeting form Osaka Sunshine Japan. When we back after 16 days our Nepal holidays we feel we miss something in kathmandu and Annapurna. The mountains, Kathmandu funny and our funny Guide Santosh. Still we really missing you from here. Thank you Santosh and Bashu for organize our special trek and tours in Nepal without any problem instate of Japanese Food. We enjoy lot and hope see you again for Everest Base camp Trek in December.

Rating: Excellent Review

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What Makes Your Holidays Different With This Trip ?

Firstly, All Nepal Footprint Holiday team are  locally experience guide team  owned trek  agency who have deep knowledge how to run a responsible adventure or tailor made holidays.  Provide you always fact and clear information as soon as possible, first class transport service and well paid for their guide, porter and working team as per international standard.  All of team are fully insurance and even if they got sick during their trip we are able to rescue by Helicopter. We always give high priority for the our back support team. The are Key person for  company.  Most of our team are from rural areas of Nepal.

Save Our Children Center Nepal

Nepal Footprint Holiday not only limit for the adventure trips and only earning the cash, but also works closely with  SAVE OUR CHILDERN NEPAL a non-profitable social organization and is one key supporter for Nepali Children, their education,  health care and bright future.  We run some of charity holidays trips to Nepal and from other tours than contribute our support to the remote villages of Nepali Children through donation, sponsorship, partnership and work relationship vie our local Team Member. Some percentage of our annual profit we always share for those children of Nepal.

We invite all of you to join with us for this successful project by join hand always. You may join as a Volunteer, Teacher, Doctor or Any Specialist and  get a great experience with remote Nepali Children lifestyle.  If you want can sponsorship for local children to learn, school stationary and other support for helpless and poor family child or you may directly donate your effort and cash for renovations of primary schools, community health posts and their needs.

If you are really interested  to support by your heart to help our mission please contact for further information. Save Our Children Center Nepal.

TRIP Highlights

  • Ancient Kathmandu city and Bustling flight to Lukla.
  • Walking along the yak and yeti trails insight the Sagarmatha National Park.
  • Reach of Flora and Fauna and UNESCO Nature Park.
  • Stunning view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse and more with Sunrise and Sunset View from Kalapatthar.
  • Famous Everest Climber Sherpa Villages and their Buddhist Tradition.
  • Trek up to Everest Base Camp and Climbing Island Peak Summit 6189m.
  • Giant View of 8000 Meters Himalayas and Imja Valley.
  • More than 70 Different altitude Mountain summits during the trips.

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Mr. Bashu Thapaliya
Location: Chakisabari Marga 16 - Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
GPO No: 6427
Tel: +977 14701091, 4701768
Fax: +977 14700122

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