Everest Marathon with Island Peak








Climb ISLAND PEAK 6,189m/20,305ft

(12th May – 3rd June)

Everest Marathon with Island Peak

* Summit a peak in the Everest region

* Worthwhile challenge for physically fit runners

* Below the massive southern wall of Lhotse and Nuptse

* 360 degree view of Himalayas


Itinerary Outline

12th May

Arrive Kathmandu, Trasfer to Hotel

13th May

Half-day Optional sightseeing in Kathmandu. Afternoon – briefing.

14th May

 Fly Kathmandu to Lukla, Trek to Phakding - 2652m

15th May

Trek to Namchhe Bazar. 3446m

16th May

Rest Day at Namche - 3446m

17th May

Trek to Tyangboche- 3,867m

18th May

Trek to Dingboche - 4,358m

19th May

Rest Day at Dingboche

20th May

Trek to Chukung

Distance: 6 Km approximately

Time: 3-4 hrs

Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous

Altitude: 4,730m


21st May

At Chukung – Rest Day for Acclimatization

23rd May

Trek to Island Peak Base Camp

Distance: 6 Km.   

Time: 3-4 hrs

Difficulty: High Altitude

Altitude: 4,970m.


23rd May

At Base Camp, Summit Preparation and Acclimatization 

24th May

Climbing Familiarization for less experienced – 1st Summit for experienced climbers of Island Peak

25th May

2nd Round of Summit attempt of Island Peak

Difficulty: PD + (as per Swiss / French Alpine grading system) – Trek Back to Chukung

Altitude: 4,730m

26th May

Trek to Lobuche - 4,900m

27th May

Trek to Gorakshep – 5,100m – short day with half day rest.

28th May

Trek to Everest Base Camp- 5,364m

29th May

MARATHON DAY: Everest Base Camp to Namche Bazaar

Distance: 42.195 km (FULL MARATHON)

Difficulty: Adventurous

Altitude: 5364m-3446m

30th May

Trek Namche Bazaar to Phakding

Distance: 15 Km

Time: 5-6 hrs

Difficulty: Moderate

Altitude: 2,652m


31st May

Trek back to Lukla

Distance: 10 Km approximately

Time: 4-5 hrs

Difficulty: Leisurely pace

Altitude: 2,860m


1st June

Fly Lukla to Kathmandu

Time: 35 minutes

Altitude: 1,336m


2nd June

Free day in Kathmandu.

Options available:

i. Mountain Flight (Advance booking required)

ii. Sightseeing Tour

3rd June

International Depature

For registration please contact event manager @ eventmanager@everestmarathon.com

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