Island Peak Climbing with EBC Trek Review
Since the very first email I sent to Naba, my first and main contact at the Himalayan glacier office in Kathmandu, with a thousand different follow up emails asking him questions to make sure the ‘Island Peak climb with Everest base camp trek‘ was the right one for me, I was very impressed with the communication and effort made to explain all the details. Being my first time in Nepal, the team took very good care of me and made sure I was comfortable at all times including prior and post completing the trek/climb. My trekking guide Amrit, was an amazing leader to myself and the others in my group and was very caring to our needs and made sure we were as comfortable as possible at all times.
He organized anything that was needed to support us while trekking even with short notice. His experience in these regions was very evident and all in my team we’re impressed at how reliable and trusting we could be of him. He was informative and willing to explain as much as possible about the villages and places we visited making our trek more worthwhile and valuable to our experience. He respected our pace and resting needs and was very hospitable throughout which is what made it so enjoyable each day. Chhong, my climbing guide, and his team were also very professional.
He adapted to my fitness level and was very patient and instructed me throughout the climb to Island peak. I felt safe at all times, and his support helped me to achieve my dream of reaching the summit successfully as a first-time climber. The porters were so pleasant always and made sure our bags were at each resting point in time and ready to be used once we arrived at each village along the way. I am very grateful for all their efforts, and my trip would not have been such a wonderful experience without the solid team they have built.
I will definitely be back for a second journey and would highly recommend Himalayan Glacier to anyone who wants an authentic time in the wonderful Himalayas And Nepal. A special thank you to Amrit, Naba, Chhong and assistant climbing guide/chef, and our amazing porters, Hemanta and Nabin, I’m so happy with my experience and time in Nepal, and I can’t wait to come back!
-reviewed by Yara.J
15 May 2017