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Island Peak Climbing

Difficulty: Strenuous
Max Altitude: 6189m
Duration: 21 days
Cost: $2550
Season: All
Accommodation: Hotel/Teahouse/Camp
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Island Peak climbing is an exciting journey in the Khumbu region of Nepal that offers incredible views of Mt Everest (8848 m) and other ranges of snowcapped peaks. Island peak (Imja Tse 6189m) is the most popular climbing peak in Nepal.

Climbing island peak is a great adventure for beginners (amateur climbers) and also to the hardy mountaineers. Observing from Dingboche, the mountain has a similar appearance as that of an island in the sea of ice so named as Island peak by Eric Shipton in 1952.

Island peak with Everest base camp includes trekking to Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar before the climb, allowing proper acclimatization, with enough rest days for practice. The adventure starts with a short flight to Lukla and then heading higher to the nice villages of Everest region, visiting monasteries and interesting Sherpa cultures of Buddhist religion. After summiting Island peak, you will trace down to Lukla to finish the journey by flying back to Kathmandu.

Anyone, even without prior experience can climb this peak depending on how strong their self-motivation and passion is. Spring and Autumn season are the best times to climb the Island peak.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Preparation day with sightseeing tour

Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2860m and trek to Phakding 2610m

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3440m

Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization

Day 06: Trek to Tengboche 3860m

Day 07: Trek to Pheriche 4371m

Day 08: Rest day at Pheriche for acclimatization

Day 09: Trek to Lobuche 4940m

Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep 5164m and Everest Base Camp 5364m

Day 11: Trek to Kala Patthar and to Chukhung 4730m

Day 12: Trek to Island / Imja Tse Peak Base Camp 5087m

Day 13: Rest day at Base Camp

Day 14: Trek and Climb to High Camp 5600m

Day 15: Climb Island Peak 6189m and return to base camp

Day 16: Trek to Dingboche 4410m

Day 17: Trek to Tengboche

Day 18: Trek to Monjo 2835m

Day 19: Trek back to Lukla

Day 20: Fly back to Kathmandu and rest

Day 21: International departure

Cost Include

  • Airport pickups, drops and other transfers
  • Flight, Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB(breakfast and bed) basis
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu with entrance fees
  • Teahouse lodges during the trek and all meals included
  • Healthy diets while on island camps
  • Seasonal fruits and salads during trekking and camping
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at Nepali typical restaurant at Kathmandu
  • An experienced trekking guide, climbing Sherpa, assistant Sherpa, porters(1 for 2 trekkers) and their salary plus insurance
  • Optional supply: Down jacket, duffel bag and sleeping bag(to be returned afterward)
  • Company t-shirt, route maps
  • All required trekking and climbing permits
  • Best quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
  • Group climbing equipment
  • First aid medical kit
  • All government taxes

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal visa fees, International flight
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Travel and emergency rescue insurance
  • Other additional services not included above
  • Tips to guides and porters

Trip Note

The group’s safety is very important for us. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Even though every effort is made to go as planned, a little change might occur in the itinerary because of weather conditions, health condition of a person, unexpected natural disasters, etc. when you have to flexible.

In event of flight cancellation/delay, in/out of Lukla

Due to bad weather conditions(might even happen in best season), it is very likely that the flight to/from Lukla could be delayed or cancelled so make sure you have a day or two extra in your plan.

February, 2018

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May, 2018

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