Island Peak Climbing

Island Peak Climbing

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  • Starting PriceUS$ 2250

  • Duration of Trips20 Days

  • Location: Everest Region

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Island Peak Climbing

Island Peak is an pleasurable climb the peak, also provides some of the most striking scenery in the go on board on a magnificent exploration with Island Peak climbing and trekking that takes you into the heartland of the Khumbu, Gokyo (4,750m) and Everest Base Camp (5,357m). Located on top of the Chukung glacier between Ama Dablam and Lhotse Mountains, Island Peak is the most sought after trekking destination because of its challenging geographical conditions. If the peak can be likened to an Island in a glacial sea, than the main land forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise in the north to the rugged summit of Nuptse ( 7879m), Lhotse ( 9501m), Lhotse middle peak( 8410m), as yet still unclimbed and Lhotse Shar ( 8383m). To the east, rising above the frozen waves of the Lhotse Shar glacier, is Cho polu( 6734m), beyond which can be seen the red granite mass of Makalu ( 8475m). To the south of the Imja glacier and icy flutings of Baruntse (7720m) and the Amphu peaks lead the eye to the lofty pinnacle of Ama Dablam ( 6856m), which is liked a giant sea – stack guarding the entrance to the glacial bay in which Island peak stands.

The magnificent views from the summit, however, are certainly a fitting reward for your efforts. Before climbing Island Peak .The mountain was named "Island Peak" in 1952 AD due to its striking location in the middle of the Chhukung valley, like an Island on a sea of ice. It was renamed "Imja Tse" in the early '80s, though its original name is still more popular. From the Base Camp, it may take two or more days to scale the peak depending on weather conditions. Experience tells us that it is better to spend two nights at the base camp for acclimatization and training and then attempt the Island summit (6,189m) in one push directly from the Base Camp. 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. We trek up the Dudh Kosi valley from Lukla, passing through Namche and Tengboche on our way to Kala Pattar and Everest Base Camp. After being rested and feeling physically fit and acclimatized, we then head up the beautiful Imja Khola valley towards Island Peak.


Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu transfer to Hotel / Overnight stay at Kathmandu

Day 02Free day in Kathmandu for climbing preparation / Overnight stay at Kathmandu

Day 03Fly to Lukla (2800m) & Trek to Phakding (2610m) / Overnight stay at tea-house lodge

Day 04Trek Phakding (2610m) to Namche Bazzar (3440m) / Overnight stay at tea-house lodge

Day 05Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar (3440m) day hike to Khumjung village / Overnight stay at tea-house lodge

Day 06Trek Namche Bazzar (3440m) to Tengboche (3850m) / Overnight stay at tea-house lodge

Day 07Trek Tengboche (3850m) to Dingboche (4350m) / Overnight stay at tea-house lodge

Day 08Trek Dingboche (4350m) to Lobuche (4950m / Overnight stay at tea-house lodge

Day 09Trek Lobuche to Ghorakshep (5140m) Visit EBC / Overnight stay at tea-house lodge

Day 10Visit Kalapatthar (5545m) Mt Everest view/trek to Dingbuche Village (4350m) / Overnight stay at tea-house lodge

Day 11Rest day at Dingbuche Village (4350m) get final prepare for climbing / Overnight stay at tea-house lodge

Day 12Trek to Island Peak base camp/ meet all the climbing staff members/ have a lunch and check it all the climbing gear and climbing instruction / Overnight at tented camp

Day 13 /14Trek to Island Peak high camp and rest at tented camp/ about 2:00 am starts summit of the Island Peak (6169m) and after summit back to base camp/have a lunch / Overnight at tented camp

Day 15Trek back to Dingbuche (4350m) Pangboche / Overnight stay at tea-house lodge

Day 16Trek back to Namche Bazaar (3500m) / Overnight stay at tea-house lodge

Day 17Trek back to Phakding (2610m) / Overnight stay at tea-house lodge

Day 18Trek back to Lukla / Overnight stay at tea-house lodge

Day 19Early in the morning, transfer to airport and fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu / Overnight stay in hotel

Day 20Free day in Kathmandu for personal activities or join onward program or final departure

Cost Details

Cost Includes

    • Airport pick up and drop upon arrival and departure
    • In trekking- B/F, Lunch and Dinner -3 meals per day and overnight accommodation at tea house lodge / tented camp
    • Domestic air ( Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu)
    • Necessary trekking permit, Climbing permit, conservation and TIMS fee.
    • Trained trekking guide, climbing Sherpa and porter, necessary insurance, and accommodation meals allowance and salary
    • 3- Nights hotel in Kathmandu (BB Basis)
    • Comprehensive first aid box for the trekking.

Cost Excludes

    • Extra day hotel stay in Kathmandu
    • Foods self lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
    • Personal expenses-laundry, telephone, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (cold drinks and mineral/hot water)
    • Tips for guide & porter.
    • Personal travel insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
    • Extra cost for if in case trek effected by natural calamities
    • Personal trekking equipments for the trek.
Note: The Everest Base Camp (EBC) trek with the ascent of Island Peak begins with a scenic birds-eye view over the soaring white Himalayan Mountains.


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