Island Peak Climbing
 

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Island Peak Climbing

DURATION20 Days ATTITUDE6189 mtr. STARTS ATKathmandu ENDS ATKathmandu GRADEModerate to Difficult GROUP SIZE2-14 pax ACCOMODATIONHotel and Local guest MEALSBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner TRANSPORT Flights and Cars

Trip Highlights

  • Breathtaking glacier views from the top of Island peak.
  • Adventurous lodges hikes towards Everest base camp.
  • Exlarating views of Mount Everest from Kalapather.
  • Explore beautiful Sherpa culture and their livlihood.

Trip Overview

About Island Peak Climbing

Island peak climbing
Island peak climbing

Island peak clmibing is a popular mountaineering program in Nepal as ascending the Island Peak is comparatively easier than other expeditions. The Island Peak is also known as Imja Tse. When seen from Dingboche, the peak looks like an island between a sea of ice. This is where the peak gets its name from. When compared to other peaks, this peak is a relatively difficult climb. However, with the best people in the field and a bit of effort from your side this peak is conquerable.

It was first climbed in 1956 by an expedition team that was preparing to climb the peak of peaks or Mount Everest. The summit of this peak is a difficult climb across ice and snow. The top compensates climbers for their difficult journey with incomparable mountain views of Ama Dablam (6,856) and Makalu (8,481 m). The descent is comparatively easier and faster than the ascent.

The trek to Island Peak also walks us through the countryside, where we immerse in centuries-old Nepalese and Tibetan cultures. The journey offers some of the most striking scenery in the Khumbu via the enchanting village of Dingboche. Filled with Buddhist shrines, this village of stone charms our path to the mountain.

All accommodation during the trekking is in comfortable lodges. And we give the best tented camp during the climbing period.

Check out our fixed itinerary for Island Peak Climbing or just send us an email and we’ll tailor make an itinerary based on your requirements.

Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.
Day 2 : Preparation for the climbing permit
Day 3 : Sightseeing around Kathmandu.
Day 4 : Flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2796m).
Day 5 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m).
Day 6 : Acclimatization in Namche Bazar.
Day 7 : Trek to Tyangboche (3860m).
Day 8 : Trek to Pheriche (4410m).
Day 9 : Acclimatization Day.
Day 10 : Trek to Lobuche (4910m).
Day 11 : Trek to Gorakshep (5140m), Everst Base Camp (5364m) and return back to Gorakshep.
Day 12 : Trek to Dingboche.
Day 13 : Trek to Island Peak Base Camp (5050m).
Day 14 : Leisure Day.
Day 15 : Trek to the summit of Island Peak (6165m) and return back to Base Camp.
Day 16 : Base Camp to Pangboche.
Day 17 : Pangboche to Namche.
Day 18 : Namche to Lukla.
Day 19 : Return flight to Kathmandu.
Day 20 : Departure to your destination.

INCLUDES AND EXCLUDES

Includes

  • Airport Pick up and Drop as per itinerary by private car / van
  • Three nights accommodation in Kathmandu inclusive Breakfast at 3/4 star category hotel
  • All the standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during treking period.
  • Island Peak Climbing permit fee
  • Full board meal during camping, prepared by our expert cook with tea & coffee
  • Local Guest house accommodation during trek and tented accommodation in climbing period
  • Twin sharing tented accommodation and equipment during the camping trek.
  • Experience and helpful trekking guide during trek and friendless porters (1 perter for two people)
  • Expert Sherpa climbing guide
  • First aid medical kit
  • Sagarmatha National park permit fee
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine for all staff
  • Round trip domestic airfare as per itinerary
  • General climbing equipment's (rope, ice-crew, snow bar etc.)
  • TIMS card fees - Trekking Information Management System
  • All the government tax

Exclude

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu Hotel
  • Nepal Visa
  • International Airfare
  • Your Travel Insurance
  • Personal climbing equipments
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
  • Tips for Trekking guide, porters, Drivers
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section