Three Peak Climbing: Island Peak, Lobuche and Nirekha Peak

USD 5,155
  • Activities
    Three Peak Climbing: Island Peak, Lobuche and Nirekha Peak
  • Max Elevation
    Island Peak (6,186m), Lobuche Peak (6,119m), Nirekha Peak (6,159 m)
  • Trip Duration
    30 Days
  • Trip Grade
    Technical Adventure
  • Lodging
    Eco Lodges + Tented Camp
  • Meals
    Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Transportation
    Flight + Private Vehicle
  • Communication
  • Group Size
    Mimimum 2
  • Best Season
    Spring and Autumn
  • Per Day Walk
    Approx 5 -6 Hours

Highlights of Island Lobuche Nirekha Peak

  • Starting the journey with a thrilling and scenic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu
  • Exploring the rich biodiversity of Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Opportunity to spot important wildlife of the region, such as Himalayan Tahr, musk deer, colorful pheasants, snow leopards, red pandas, and more while passing through the mountainside forests
  • Crossing numerous suspension bridges decorated with prayer flags, spanning over the rushing rivers
  • Exploring the traditional Sherpa villages and visiting the historical Buddhist monastery Tengboche for insights into distinct Sherpa cultures and religious celebrations
  • Conquering the summits of Island, Lobuche, and Nirekha, all towering above 6,000 meters in the Everest region
  • Experiencing a technical climb of Nirekha Peak
  • Crossing the three challenging high-Himalayan passes, Cho La, Renjo La, and Kongma La
  • Navigating Ngozumpa (approximately 36 kilometers), the longest Glacier in the Himalayas
  • Visiting the classic Everest Base Camp and marveling at the spectacular Khumbu icefall and close-up view of majestic Mount Everest
  • Trek to the Gokyo Valley to explore the world’s highest freshwater lake, Gokyo Lakes, encircled by gigantic Himalayas
  • Hike to the vantage point of Gokyo Ri to witness the sweeping panoramic vista of the stunning Everest Himalayas
  • The three peaks journeys reward you with the phenomenal vistas of the Everest region Himalayas such as Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Makalu, Nuptse, Pumori, Thamserku, Ama Dablam, Baruntse, and many more neighboring mountains


Island Lobuche and Nirekha Peak are the three distinct trekking peaks in the Himalayas. All these three peaks are above 6,000 meters elevation. This journey is suitable for passionate mountaineers who desire to reach the summit of multiple peaks in a single expedition. Enthusiastic climbers mostly undertake the challenge and experience of scaling three peaks with varying levels of technical difficulties. You can test your mountaineering skills to the uttermost by climbing these three popular Himalayan mountains, one after another. Also, the journey involves crossing three different challenging high mountain passes Cho La, Kongma La, and Renjo La.

You can have the best adventure experience by embarking on an exhilarating journey of Island, Lobuche, and Nirekha Peak, which involves high-altitude Himalayan treks and climbing expeditions. During this journey, you will also visit the iconic Everest Base Camp, the stunning viewpoint, Kalapatthar, and the highest freshwater lake in the world, Gokyo Lake. You can thoroughly soak into the remote wilderness of the pristine Himalayan region while undertaking this trip. An adventurous and thrilling journey of summiting the Island Lobuche and Nirekha Peak rewards mountaineers with a lifelong experience and memory amidst the towering Himalayas.

Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition offers a comprehensive 30-day Island Lobuche Nirekha Peak climbing itinerary, which has been cautiously designed with our expert mountaineering guides. We have also included the rest, acclimatization, and preparation days to successfully accomplish all three peaks at a time.

Initially, we will climb the Island Peak/Imja Tse at 6,189 meters/20,305 feet. This Peak is the perfect introduction to high-altitude Himalayan trekking and mountaineering. In the Alpine Grading System, Island Peak glass falls under the 2B level of difficulty, which involves some sections of rock or ice climbing. Next, we will be summiting the Lobuche Peak at 6,119 meters/ 20,075 feet). The Alpine Grading System has classified the Lobuche Peak as a Grade PD+, which means the peak involves semi-technical climbs. You need to navigate the trails of steep rocks, possibly covered with ice and snow.

Finally, we will climb the Nirekha Peak (6,159 meters/20,207 feet), which is newly open for climbing. This peak falls under Grade A by the Alpine Grading System. Climbing Nirekha Peak is more technical than the climb of the previous two trekking peaks, Island and Lobuche. You will reach the base camp of Nirekha Peak after crossing the challenging high Pass, Cho La, at 5,420 meters. The thrilling climb of Nirekha Peak in the Mahalangur Himalayan range rewards climbers with a sense of accomplishment.

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  • Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport

    Kathmandu Elevation: 1,400 meters/4,594 feet

    Our airport representative member will pick you up after you arrive at the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu. He will comfortably transfer you to the hotel by riding in a private vehicle and also help with your hotel check-in. After spending some time resting at the hotel, you can join a pre-briefing meeting at our office. Here, our guide will inform you about the details of the upcoming journey. In the evening, you can enjoy the welcome dinner party organized by Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition.

  • Day 02: Trip Preparation in Kathmandu

    On this day, we make necessary preparations for the Island Lobuche Nirekha Peak journey.

    After thoroughly going through the weather forecast of the trekking region, you can pack accordingly with the required gear and clothes. Analyze the maps or GPS navigation tools to understand the trekking routes and stops along the way. If you need any personal climbing gear, you can buy or rent them from Thamel. Introduce yourself to fellow trekkers/climbers, guides, and porters, and by the end of the day, ensure you are fully prepared for the adventurous journey of climbing three peaks.

  • Day 03: Take a Flight to Lukla and Trek to Phakding

    Lukla Elevation: 2,800 meters/9,184 feet

    Phakding Elevation: 2,640 meters/8,659 feet

    We will board a domestic flight from the Kathmandu airport and fly to Lukla. Our journey begins with this early morning scenic flight, which lands at the gateway of the Everest region, Lukla. From there, we begin the trekking journey, heading towards Phakding.

    We will follow the trails that lead us through the forest of Rhododendron, pine, juniper, and birch trees. We will also pass several hamlets inhabited by Sherpa communities and finally cross the suspension bridge, spanning over the Tharo Koshi River to reach to the charming riverside village of Phakding. Here, we will spend the first night of our adventurous journey.

    Flight Duration: 35-40 minutes

    Trek Duration: 3-4 hours

  • Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar Trek

    Namche Bazaar Elevation: 3,440 meters/11,283 feet

    We begin our trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar, walking alongside the Dudh Koshi River bank. We cross the river over and again and once through the popular Hillary Suspension Bridge. Next, we follow the forested trail leading us to Sagaramatha National Park. While traversing this protected area, you can witness the diverse flora and fauna of the Everest Himalayan region. As you make a steady ascend towards Namche Bazaar, you can see the glorious snow-capped mountains gleaming before you.

    We will spend a cozy night at the traditional Sherpa teahouse in Namche, immersing in the warm hospitality and delicacy of local cuisines.

    Trek Duration: 5-6 hours

  • Day 05: Rest and Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar

    Today, we will have our first rest and acclimatization stop at Namche Bazaar. Take this leisurely day to relax and re-energize. You can also take short acclimatization hikes to the nearby popular places of this vibrant town, like Khunde Hospital, Namche monastery, and Sherpa Culture Museum, or stroll around to explore the bustling local markets of Namche.

    You can interact with the native Sherpa people and learn about their way of life, culture, customs, and traditions. And, at the end of the day, return to the teahouse for a proper meal, rest, and sleep.

  • Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche Trek

    Tengboche Elevation: 3,867 meters/12,683 feet

    After a morning breakfast, we leave Namche Bazaar behind and follow a winding mountainside road towards Tengboche. On the way, you will cross the Dudh Koshi River and enter a vibrant alpine forest. The forest opens up to the small settlement of Phunki Tenga. Continuing further, the largest Khumbu monastery, Tengboche, appears nearby, marking our destination. After reaching Tengboche village, you can explore this historical monatery and enjoy the magnificent Himalayan views from there. Reside in a comfortable teahouse for the night.

    Trek Duration: 5-6 hours

  • Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche Trek

    Dingboche Elevation: 4,260 meters/13,972 feet

    From Tewngboche, we start to ascend through the trails toward Dingboche. Initially, we will descend through the forest area and cross a few suspension bridges. Next, we pass several cultural villages of Sherpa (Debuche, Pangboche and Somare) with various mani walls and chortens. Ascending gradually, you will meet steep, rugged, and rocky Himalayan terrain leading to Dingboche. Finally, you will reach this mountainous village beneath the towering mountains.

    Trek Duration: 5-6 hours

  • Day 08: Dingboche to Chhukung Trek

    Chhukung Elevation: 4,730 meters/15,518 feet

    We leave Dingboche, walking across the stone-walled fields towards our destination, Chhukung. Marveling at the stunning vista of Ama Dablam, we will cross the Imja Khola River through a suspension bridge and ascend to the trail leading to Bibre. From Bibre, you will continue an uphill trek to reach Chhukung, a remote village nestled beneath Lhotse and Island Peak. After this short trek, you can rest at the teahouse or explore the village for the rest of the day.

    Trek Duration: 3-4 hours

  • Day 09: Acclimatization at Chhukung: Climb Chhukung Ri and Trek Back to Chhukung

    Chhukung Ri Elevation: 5,550 meters/18,208 feet

    Leisure day infuses tranquility into the adventure. This strategic pause is essential to enhance physical stamina and ensure well-preparation for the onward adventure. Proper acclimatization helps for a smooth and successful journey. So, utilize this day by embarking on a short climb to Chhukung Ri, a popular viewpoint in the Everest region.

    Ascend gradually from the Chhukung village to reach the rocky summit of Chhukung Ri. Enjoy the panoramic view of snow-covered peaks such as Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and more. After immersing in the breathtaking scenery from this vantage point, retrace your steps back to Chhukung village.

    Trek Duration: 3-4 hours

  • Day 10: Trek From Chhukung to Island Peak Base Camp

    Island Peak Base Camp Elevation: 5,100 meters/16,732 feet

    After breakfast at Chhukung, we follow steep trails to the Island Peak Base Camp. Initially, you will descend to the trails to cross the Imja Khola River and gradually ascend towards Pareshaya Gyab, a seasonal settlement of yak herders. From there, an ascending trail will take you to the Island Peak Base Camp, which is just beneath the south face of this captivating peak.

    Trek Duration: 3-4 hours

  • Day 11: Pre-Climb Training on Island Peak Base Camp

    On the Island Base Camp, our guide will train you for the next day of the summit push. They will prepare you for the climb by providing effective mountaineering techniques and ways of using various climbing equipment like crampons, ropes, ice axes, and others. Review your gear and equipment and stay ready for the following day of the Island Peak climb.

  • Day 12: Climb From Island Peak Base Camp to Summit and Back to Base Camp

    Island Peak Elevation: 6,189 meters/20,309 feet

    Today, we will achieve the summit of our first mountain among the three peaks, Island Peak. Strong afternoon winds are possible at significant heights, plus weather is frequently changeable. So, to avoid climate adversity, we will start scaling the Island Peak before the first ray of the sun.

    At first, the climb is straightforward. However, as you ascend closer to the summit of Island Peak, you will encounter steep slopes of rock, ice, and snow. With basic climbing equipment such as ice axes, crampons, and fixed ropes you can effectively navigate these sections.

    Standing atop the Island Peak, you see an expensive 360-degree panorama of the stunning Himalayas unveiled before your eyes, including Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Makalu, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Baruntse, and other adjacent mountains. Celebrate the triumph for some time and descend back cautiously to the base camp by following the same trails. Spend a glorious, victorious night at the tented camp of this amazing peak’s base camp.

    Total duration: 10-12 hours

  • Day 13: Descend From Island Peak Base Camp to Chhukung

    We start to descend down from the Island Peak Base Camp back to Chhukung village. Make a gradual and cautious descent following the same trails that we used for making up to the Base Camp altitude. Once back in Chhukung, take some time to rest and relax as better physical conditioning is essential for the next day of crossing Kongma La Pass.

    Trek Duration: 3-4 hours

  • Day 14: Trek From Chhukung to Lobuche via Kongma La Pass

    Lobuche Elevation: 4,940 meters/16,207 feet

    Kongma La Pass Elevation: 5,535 meters/18,159 feet

    Kongma La Pass takes to the highest altitude of the entire trekking journey. We will start early to conquer this challenging mountain pass. From Chhukung, we trek and pass the alpine meadows. Next, we ascend the steep trails of possibly ice and snow. Traversing the rocky terrains and glacier moraines, you will cross the Kongma La Pass.

    Descend down, marveling at the mesmerizing view of Himalayan peaks to the Lobuche, which sits at the base of Khumbu Glacier.

    Trek Duration: 6 – 7 hours

  • Day 15: Trek From Lobuche to Gorakshep and Visit Everest Base Camp

    Gorakshep Elevation: 5,164 meters/16,942 feet

    Everest Base Camp Elevation: 5,354 meters/17,598 feet

    Today, we will visit the iconic Everest Base Camp. As we ascend from Lobuche to Gorakshep, the snow-capped Himalayas seem to be getting closer. Passing through the glacier moraines and steep rocks, we will arrive at Gorakshep. After having a short break at one of the teahouses at Gorakshep, we proceed to the Everest Base Camp.

    Ascending more into the depleting air, the rocky, snowy trails lead us to the Everest Base Camp. This is probably the closest you could ever get to the world’s highest mountain. After marveling at the close-range view of Everest, Khumbu Icefall, and other majestic mountain peaks, retrace your footsteps towards Gorakshep to spend a night at the local teahouse.

    Trek Duration: 6-8 hours

  • Day 16: Trek From Gorakshep to Kala Patthar to Lobuche

    Kala Patthar Elevation: 5,643 meters/18,514 feet

    Today, we will embark on an early morning hike to Kala Patthar to catch the magnificent sunrise view over the snowy Himalayas. The vantage point of Kala Patthar offers an excellent day break vista and a 360-degree wide panorama of the captivating Everest region mountains. To reach Kala Patthar from Gorakshep, you will have to pass through the rocky mountainous landscapes.

    From Kalapatthar, we start to descend down to Gorakshep to make our way back to Lobuche village. At Gorakshep, we take a short break to rest and have a meal. Thereafter, you will follow the rugged trails with the amazing backdrop of the towering Himalayas (Everest, Nuptse, Lingtren, Khumbutse, Changtse, and more). Next, you will meet the scenic landscapes of the glaciated valleys to finally arrive at Lobuche for an overnight stay at the teahouse.

    Trek Duration: 8-9 hours

  • Day 17: Lobuche to High Camp

    High Camp Elevation: 5,600 meters/18,373 feet

    Today, we will leave the Lobuche village behind and move towards our destination of the day, Lobuche High Camp. Our ascending journey meets with rugged mountainous terrains. You will have to navigate through the rocky alpine landscapes and Lobuche Glacier to reach the Base Camp of Lobuche Peak. From the base camp, you will ascend further on the steeper, icy, and rocky tails and finally arrive at the Lobuche High Camp.

    Prior to the summit push of Lobuche Peak, it is essential to acclimatize, double-checks the climbing gear and equipment, and prepare for the forthcoming adventure. Staying well-rested, well-hydrated, and updated on the weather forecast is also important.

    Total Duration: 3-4 hours

  • Day 18: Climb From Lobuche High Camp to Summit and Back to High Camp:

    Lobuche Peak Elevation: 6,119 meters/20,075 feet

    Today, we will climb the Lobuche Peak, the second mountain of our three peaks climb. Our climbing journey may encounter adverse weather conditions after midday, so we will start to make an accent before the break of dawn.

    You will ascend the steep slopes and navigate crevasses and ice falls to reach the summit of Lobuche Peak. After reaching the top, you can explore the wide panorama of Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Makalu, Ama Dablam, Island Peak, Pumori, Thamserku, and other mountains in the Everest Region. After enjoying the view from the top, carefully descend back to the Lobuche High Camp.

    Total Duration: 8-10 hours

  • Day 19: Descend From Lobuche High Camp to Dzongla

    Dzongla Elevation: 4,830 meters/15,846 feet

    From the high camp, slowly descend, traversing the rocky and steep trails of the glacial moraines. Follow the trail leading to Dzongla, a small Sherpa settlement at the base of Cho La Pass. After descending to Dzongla, enjoy a hot meal at the local Sherpa teahouse and spend a night soaking up the peaceful Himalayan surroundings.

    Total Duration: 2-3 hours

  • Day 20: Trek From Dzongla to Nirekha Base Camp via Cho La pass

    Nirekha Base Camp Elevation: 4,950 meters/16,236 feet

    Cho La Pass Elevation: 5,420 meters/17,782 feet

    Cho La is a high mountain pass that connects the Everest Base Camp region with the Gokyo Valley. From Dzongla, we cross the challenging Cho La Pass to make it to the Nirekha Base Camp. The ascent may involve loose stones and ridges of ice and snow. Cross the Pass and descend down to the Nirekha Base Camp, traversing glaciers and crevasses. This remote campsite is surrounded by the stunning scenery of the mountains and glaciers.

    Total Duration: 6-7 hours

  • Day 21: Rest and Acclimatization Day at Nirekha Base Camp

    You will spend a day resting and acclimatizing at the Nirekha Base Camp. Acclimatization is crucial to adapt to the lower oxygen level of the higher elevations. Allowing enough time to acclimatize before ascending to the next high altitude prevents you from altitude sickness.

    Spend a relaxing time amidst the sky-dominating Himalayas. You can take short walks around the base camp surroundings to explore the magnificence of the mountains. You can also undertake light physical exercises to keep your body active and energized for onward adventures.

  • Day 22: Climb From Nirekha Peak Base Camp to High Camp

    High Camp Elevation: 5,300 meters/17,384 feet

    After a rest and acclimatization day at Nirekha Base Camp, we will climb to the high camp of Nirekha Peak. Ascending to the high camp trails, you will pass through the narrow routes of steep rocks. A 3 – 4 hour short climbing journey takes you to the Nirekha High Camp, which is at an elevation of 5,300 meters. At a wide flat area over the rock and under the glacier moraine, we will set up our campsite. For the rest of the day, you can acclimatize, explore the high camp surroundings, and prepare for the next day’s adventure of Nirekha Peak climbing.

    Duration: 3-4 hours

  • Day 23: Summit Nirekha Peak and Back to Base Camp

    Nirekha Peak Elevation: 6,169 meters/20,234 feet

    The summit day usually begins early in the morning, around 2 am to 3 am, to take advantage of stable weather conditions and avoid the risk of rock falls and avalanches. We begin to climb our final peak, Nirekha, which is a technical mountain to climb.

    You need to navigate through glacier moraines, crevasses, steep ice, and snow to reach the summit of this newfound mountain. Different climbing equipment like crampons, ice axes, rock hammers, and carabiners are helpful in passing through the technical challenges of Nirekha Peak.

    From the Nirekha Peak summit, you can marvel at the sweeping panorama of the majestic Himalayas, including Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Pumori, Baruntse, Kangtega, Ama Dablam, Tawoche, Thamserku, Cholotse, and many more. Celebrating the victory over Nirekha Peak is to celebrate our successful journey of ‘Everest three peaks climbing.’ So, spend quality time at the Nirekha Peak top, taking photos and videos to keep the memory of this victorious adventure.

    After some time, descend down to the Nirekha Base Camp to spend overnight in a tented camp.

    Total duration: 7-8 hours

  • Day 24: Nirekha Base Camp to Gokyo Lakes

    Gokyo Lake Elevation: 4,750 meters/15,584 feet

    The Nirekha Base Camp to Gokyo Lake trail descends toward the Ngozumpa Glacier. You will walk over the rocky surfaces of this longest Himalayan glacier and pass through a series of glacial lakes. After traversing the First, Second, and Third Gokyo Lakes, among a total of six, you will reach the Gokyo village. In this village, we will stop for the night in a local teahouse.

    Total Duration: 3-4 hours

  • Day 25: Rest and Exploration Day in Gokyo: Climb Gokyo Ri and Visit the 4th and 5th Gokyo Lakes

    Gokyo Ri Elevation: 5,357 meters/17,575 feet

    Start your day with a hearty breakfast at the teahouse. Then, embark on a scenic hike to Gokyo Ri, which is just above the Gokyo village. A steep hike to Gokyo Ri rewards with a spectacular view of Gokyo Valley, Ngozumpa Glacier, and surrounding mountains. After enjoying the awe-inspiring scenery from Gokyo Ri, descend down to the village for lunch.

    After lunch, we will head out to explore the nearby fourth and fifth Gokyo Lakes. Visiting the Gokyo lakes, you can feel the serenity of alpine landscapes. Also, the glittering water of the Lake, casting the reflection of the majestic Himalayas, is captivating.

    Total Duration: 3-4 hours

  • Day 26: Trek From Gokyo to Lumde via Renjo La Pass

    Lumde Elevation: 4,380 meters/14,370 feet

    Renjo La Pass Elevation: 5,360 meters/17,585 feet

    Today, we will cross the final mountain pass of the Everest three passes, Renjo La, which connects the Gokyo Valley with the Bhote Koshi Valley. While undertaking this mountain Pass, You will have a similar experience to the previous crossings of Cho La and Kongma La.

    After crossing Renjo La Pass, descend down, traversing the glacial moraines to the Bhote Koshi Valley. Continue descending on this remote valley to reach the Lumde village of Sherpa for an overnight stay.

    Total Duration: 7-8 hours

  • Day 27: Trek From Lumde to Namche Bazaar

    The Lumde to Namche Bazaar trek is a downhill journey from the high-altitude landscapes of Bhote Koshi Valley to the low altitudes of Dudh Koshi Valley. Descending from Lumde, you will cross the Bhote Koshi River via suspension bridges and pass the Sherpa village, Thame. Furthermore, you will traverse through cultural villages like Taranga, Phurte, Jorsalle and Monjo to reach the vibrant Namche Bazzar.

    Trek Duration: 9-10 hours

  • Day 28: Trek From Namche Bazaar to Lukla

    The Namche Bazaar to Lukla trek is a captivating journey of downhill walks. First, you will cross the Dudh Koshi River over the suspension bridge and pass through several small settlements of Sherpa communities. Next, the Himalayan trails follow a forested area of colorful rhododendrons, pine, and juniper trees. As the dense forest opens up, you can see a picturesque Lukla village with several teahouses and eco-lodges. At one of the lodges, we will spend a cozy night.

    Arrival at Lukla marks the completion of our three peaks climbing journeys of Island, Lobuche, and Nirekha.

  • Day 29: Fly From Lukla to Kathmandu

    After a hearty breakfast at Lukla teahouse early in the morning, we will catch a flight to return to Kathmandu. Relish the thrill and scenery one more time during this return flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. After landing at the Kathmandu airport, our staff will transfer you to the hotel, where you can rest, relax, and enjoy a delicious lunch.

    During the rest of the day, you can also ramble around the bustling markets of the city to sample street foods and visit one of the cultural sites to buy souvenirs back home.

  • Day 30: Final Departure

    On this day, you will bid farewell to Nepal and embark on a homeward journey. Our airport representative will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to the international airport for your final departure, as per the flight schedule. After that, enjoy the flight on the way back home.

What's included?
  • Airport Arrival and Departure Transfer by Private Vehicle
  • 4 nights stay in Kathmandu with BB Plan
  • A day sightseeing in Kathmandu with an experienced city guide, all entrance fees and private vehicle
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu flight
  • All essential ground transportation by private vehicle
  • Climbing permit for Nirekha Peak
  • All required trekking permits and national park fees
  • Tea House + Camping combined accommodation during the trek – as per itinerary
  • All meals during trekking & climbing– Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Experience Climbing & Trekking Sherpa Guide
  • Required number of porters
  • All necessary climbing gears
  • Kitchen equipment and camping equipment during the climbing period
  • General first aid kits
  • Insurance, clothing and salary for staffs
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • All government taxes and necessary paperwork
What's not included?
  • Personal climbing gears
  • Your Personal Insurance
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Cost of personal nature expenses
  • Tips Bonus for staffs

The given rates are per person with guaranteed departure schedules. If the given dates are not appropriate for you, please feel free to contact us for requesting a new dates, we will gladly personalize the itinerary and schedule of the trip that fits for you.

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Three Peak Climbing Difficulty
Three Peak Climbing is a popular everest region climbing that includes Island Lobuche and Nirekha Peak. This is one of the unique combination the most popular mountains of the Everest Regions. This Trekking Peaks also covers almost every major parts of Khumbu Region. This tailored package offers the best mountain experiences.
Three Peak Climbing is a physically demanding and technically challenging climbing experience. These peak climbing affords the best mountain views, unique people and culture, hidden heritages and spiritually rich mountain life. The steep and snowy trails, high altitude, unstable and unpredictable weather, duration of the trek determine the difficulty grade of this trek.
The most important thing about this trek is crossing the three major high passes that includes Cho La, Renjo La and Kongma La. Therefore, summiting these three major peaks includes high level of potential difficulties. Crossing glaciers, crevasses, icefalls, ice headwalls and ridges are very common in this trek. If you have longed for such a strenuous and challenging but doable climbing expedition with relatively large varieties of traits, this package is the best option for you. Your previous trekking and hiking play a vital role. It is better to take a mountaineering course along with cardio and stress endurance trainings. We suggest you not to take this adventure if you are physically and mentally weak.

Three Peak Climbing Season
Peak Climbing in Nepal is a seasonal activity. Autumn and Spring are the best seasons for climbing most of the mountains in Nepal. Autumn Season (September, October & November) and Spring Season (March, April & May) are the perfect seasons for Climbing Island Lobuche and Nirekha Peak. During these months, the days will be sunny and warm in the Himalayas. The skies will be clear and the atmosphere of the Himalayas will be alluring. Thus, we can have great views of the mountains. Nevertheless, some adventure-seeking clients who don’t like hustle and bustle during the journey also can choose Winter Season (December, January, and February) months for this trip. Monsoon season (June, July, and August) will be pretty difficult time for climbing in the Himalayas because of monsoon. During monsoon the trails will be slippery, muddy and there will be landslides too.

Three Peak Climbing Preparations
The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. Preparation is a key to success of any activity. Good preparations are must for the successful peak climbing. You need to consider several things before going for peak climbing. For the successful Island, Lobuche and Nirekha Peak, your physique plays a vital role. So, you must prepare yourself before the climb. You would better join a mountaineering course for 4-6 months. Otherwise, you can join gym and have aerobic training, cardio, stress endurance training, hiking trainings etc. You can also practice jogging, cycling, swimming, hiking etc.
On a regular basis. Your previous experiences on mountaineering are also important. So, you must practice hiking to some smaller peaks. Similarly, you should be careful about your diet. You must include plenty of protein, carbohydrates, and minerals in your diet. A balanced diet is very important for physical fitness. Moreover, you must be mentally ready to cope up with the adverse situations in the mountain. The weather is unstable at high altitude and you should also spend couple of days in a camp. Hygiene matters a lot for the success of the climb. In addition to all these, you must also go through Island, Lobuche and Nirekha Gears checklist and have enough collection of them.

Physical Fitness and Experience Required for Three Peak Climbing
The Three Peaks Climbing is a technical adventure activity in Nepal which requires previous trekking experience and technical skills about peak climbing gears to have successful summit. The trip is very suitable for adventure motivated trekkers who have ability to walk in snows ridges and adventurous trails. Walking in high altitudes might attract high altitude sickness, slow and steady walk would be the perfect solution. We suggest every trekker who are planning to come to Nepal for trekking and peak climbing adventure to do daily physical workout (jogging, hiking, cycling, gym, etc) prior to a couple of weeks. We recommend you to undertake Island, Lobuche and Nirekha only if you have undertaken other smaller peaks of the same region. Here is the list of the activities that must be done compulsorily before attempting any peak climbing in Nepal:

  •  Go for a run or hike to hills where you have to do ascents and descents.
  •  Once a week, do a long walk.
  •  Swim and cycle.
  •  You can also go up and down the stairs of a tall building.
  •  Eat healthy food.
  •  Keep on doing. If you can, do more yoga related to breathing.

Three Peak Climbing Gears and Equipments
Climbers need several pairs of socks, including trekking, wool and liner socks. They also need lightweight hiking boots as well as plastic, lined climbing boots. These should be large to give feet more room and reduce the risk of frostbite.

Personal Climbing Gears

  •  Alpine Climbing Harness
  •  Crampons
  •  Ice axe
  •  Ascender
  •  Multi-LED Head Lamp
  •  Carabiners: Minimum 2 locking carabiners, 1 large and 1 small and 4 regular.
  •  Rappel device
  •  Trekking poles
  •  Slings: One 3m(10ft) and three 2m(6ft)
  •  Prusik loops
  •  Altimeter
  •  Climbing helmet

For other information regarding the gears/equipments and clothing, we suggest you to go through Three Peak Climbing checklist. You can also get detail information about such gears in our website. Just have a look.

Permit and Cost for Mount Everest Expedition
To climb Three Peak Climbing first you need the permit from the Nepal Mountaineering Association which is located in Kathmandu. The climbing permits cost includes all permits to Everest Region. All climbers are required to obtain the permit which includes Local (Everest Region) Area Permit: NRS. 2000 (US $20), Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit, Makalu Barun National Park Entry Permit. The overall cost of climbing Three Peaks at the Everest Region ranges between USD 4500 to USD 5000.

Accommodations during Three Peak Climbing
At a reasonable Three Peak Climbing Cost, Sophisticated hotels and resorts from normal tourist standard category to five-star categories are available in Kathmandu for your accommodation, where you can choose your suitable one. During the entire trekking (apart from the climbing period of Three Peak Climbing) there is availability of tea house/lodges. And during the climbing period for a couple of days, we need to set up tent camp for our accommodations. So we will provide all tea house accommodation at available places and camping accommodation at the places where tea house/lodges are not available. Accommodation can be Single, Double, Triple or twin sharing basis as per your requirement.

Meals during Three Peak Climbing
Three Peak Climbing Expeditions are inclusive for all meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) including the entire trekking and climbing period, apart from the BB plan during the stay in Kathmandu. We will have Dinner and Breakfast in the same teahouse/Camp where we spent overnight and Lunch will be en-route of trekking towards next destination since we have to leave our accommodation after breakfast to continue the trek.
You can enjoy the taste of varieties of cuisines: Nepali food, Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Italian etc by choosing in the menu. During the camping period, while we are in Base Camp and High Camp of these peaks, our kitchen team will prepare hygienic foods to serve you. There might not be several choices of foods during the camp as in the tea houses and restaurants; you have to understand that our crew have to carry all camping gears and kitchen equipments from available places but we are sure we will provide as much services and facilities as we can do to make your adventure holiday awesome.

Altitude Sickness
Altitude sickness is the effect of oxygen deficiency in the blood and tissues at the high altitude. It is the negative health effect of high altitude due to the rapid exposure to low amount of oxygen at high elevation. The common symptoms of Altitude sickness include headaches, vomiting, tiredness, trouble sleeping and dizziness. Altitude Sickness generally referred as Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) occurs only above 2500m. The main reason of altitude sickness is rapid ascent and decreasing amount of oxygen at the high altitude. There are mainly three types of altitude sickness: Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) and High Altitude Cerebral Edema.
Altitude Sickness can become a medical emergency if ignored. The best way to prevent altitude sickness is to travel to high altitude slowly. It normally doesn’t take long for your body to adjust into a changed altitude. At the higher altitudes, the air pressure and oxygen level is comparatively lower. Our body takes time to adjust to such change. We suggest you to keep you hydrated, not to smoke or drink alcoholic substance, eat hygienic food, sleep low, take it easy, use Diamox tablets etc. to prevent yourself from Altitude Sickness.

Is Nepal Safe?
No doubt, Nepal is safe for trekking, hiking and mountaineering. The trekking trails are improvised and maintained as well. In many technical sections, ropes have been fixed.
The stains of the devastating earthquake have also been healing up and the decade long armed insurgency has also come to an end along with the implementation of the new constitution.
Tourist Help Desk and Tourism Information Centre have been established at the prominent tourist destinations. Moreover, you will receive a respectable welcome everywhere you go. The Nepali people are simple and kind to you and pay a wonderful hostage to you.
Don’t worry; Nepal is a safe country to visit.

Tips for Three Peak Climbing

  •  Be prepared well.
  •  Pack sufficient, don’t include unessential, and don’t miss the basics.
    Be ready to cope up with the unfamiliar weather pattern and respect the weather
  •  Choose the easier route: simply the one from South Col.
  •  Be aware of the altitude sickness
  •  Quickly pass the Khumbu Icefall and other treacherous areas
  •  Keep sufficient spare oxygen cylinders
  •  Use ropes
  •  Drink Plenty
  •  Be familiar with your gears and alpine, medicines

Final Say
Three Peak Climbing is the most daring climbing expedition to ascend the major trekking peak and High Mountain passes. The success of these peaks means dream comes true. Climbing the three peaks involves potential risks and it is among the most difficult and challenging climb. As we have already described above, climbing the three Peaks requires a lot of trainings and mental stamina as well as good collection of climbing gears and equipments. Therefore, we would like to request anyone hoping to ascent the Island, Lobuche and Nirekha Peak to be fully prepared first. If you want any help from us, we are ready for your service.
Feel free to drop your queries to our mailbox if you have some queries regarding this trek.

How Long Does This Three Peak Climbing Take?

The total duration to complete the journey of the Island, Lobuche, and Nirekha Peak climb typically takes around 29-31 days back and forth to Kathmandu. However, the duration can vary depending on factors such as routes taken, the pace of individual trekkers/climbers, weather conditions, and more.

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Prakash Devkota

Meet with Prakash Chandra Devkota, Managing Director and Team Leader

Mr. Devkota hails from the beautiful hilly region of Gorkha District. He started his career as a guide in 1997 and quickly became a reputed figure in the Tourism Industry because of his extensive experience. He has gathered impressive experience in all Trekking and Climbing Routes, such as Mera, Island, Lobuche, Ama Dablam etc.

His success also lies in his brilliant mind and hospitable nature. He is fully dedicated to providing excellent services and introducing innovative concepts. With more than 15 years of experience in trekking and expedition operations in Nepal, Tibet, India, and Bhutan, he has earned a reputation as a renowned leader in the field. He understands the importance of personalized service for creating memorable experiences for his clients and constantly seeks innovative company operation methods.

Mr. Devkota has always been an avid practitioner of eco-friendly tourism and has always promoted environmental conservation throughout his career. He motivates his staff to embrace eco-friendly tourism through responsible tourism practices.

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