Island Peak Climbing

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Island Peak Climbing
Island Peak Climbing
Island Peak Climbing
Island Peak Climbing
Starts from US$ 2650 p/p
  1. 24 Days
  2. Moderate to Strenuous

Destination: Nepal

Meals: Full Board Meal on Trekking, Breakfast in Kathmandu

Transportation: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane

Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu and Guest House on Trek

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Scenic flight to Lukla; Sherpa home down; amazing view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku, Views of Khumbu Ice - Fall, Sherpa's village, Tengboche Monastery, Everest Base Camp, climbing Kalapathar and Island peak.

Island Peak is one of the most famous peaks in Nepal for adventure lover and Climbers, which is the pseudo name given to the Imja Tse peak of Nepal by Eric Shipton’s team in 1953. Probably the easiest and the most affordable peak climb in Nepal, the Island peak climbing takes you to heights of 6000 meters above the sea level for the mountain experience that everyone desires. It is also the most popular peak climbing in Nepal because of its relative ease and affordable costs. It is also known as an “Island in the sea of ice” because of the highly glaciated west face of the Island peak that rises from the Lhotse Glacier. It is an appropriate place for amateurs to experience the Himalayas and take a closer look at the high peaks, including the Mt. Everest.

The Island peak is an extension of the South Ridge, which rises to form the summit of Island peak. The peak is a counter part of Lhotse Shar that is separated by a small col. The south-west part of the mountain is a common route used by the trekkers to the south summit of the Island Peak.The Island Peak climbing not only allows you to experience the high altitudes of the Himalayas but also feasts your eyes with the magnificent views of the Himalayas. Including t hike to Everest base camp and Kala Pathhar, this relatively easy trekking peak is also fun in its own way.

Island Peak or Imja Tse not only provides an fun climb in the Himalayas but also allows you to witness the panoramic and pristine scenery of Himalayas, namely Nuptse (7,879m), Lhotse (8,501m), Lhotse Middle Peak (8,410m) and Lhotse Shar (8,383m) which make a semi-circle in the north view, Makalu (8475m) in the east view, and Baruntse and Amadablam in the south view.

Island peak is surely the first peak to climb for a complete beginner.

Day to Day

Day 01Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel. B.B

Day 02Trek preparation and Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour. Overnight at hotel. B.B

Day 03Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (2652m) 3 hours. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D

Day 04Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 6 hours. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D

Day 05Acclimatization, hike to Everest view hotel (3900m) 3 - 4 hours.B.L.D

Day 06Trek to Dole (4200m) 5 hours. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D

Day 07Trek to Machhermo (4400m) 5 hours. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D

Day 08Trek to Gokyo Lake (4700m) 4 hours. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D

Day 09Hike to Gokyo RI (5360m) 4 hours. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D

Day 10Trek to Thangna (4500m) 4 hours. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D

Day 11Cross Cho La pass (5300m) then trek to Dzongla (4710 meters) 7 hours. B.L.D

Day 12Trek to Lobuche (4910m). 4 hours.Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D

Day 13Trek to Gorekshep (5180m) 3 hours. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D

Day 14Hike to Everest Base Camp (5400m) and return Gorekshep (5180m) 7 hours. B.L.D

Day 15Hiking to Kalapattar (5545m) - Gorekshep - Dingbuche (4410m) 7 hours. B.L.D

Day 16Dingboche to Island Peak Base Camp (5240m) 6 hrs. B.L.D

Day 17Summit to Island peak (6187m) and return to Chhukung (4750m). B.L.D

Day 19Trek to Tengboche (3860m). 6 hours. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D

Day 20Trek to Khumjung (3900m) 6 hours. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D

Day 21Trek to Jorsale (2740m) 6 hours. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D

Day 22Trek to Lukla (2800m) 5 hours. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D

Day 23Fly back to Kathmandu (1310m). Overnight at hotel. B.B

Day 24Transfer to international Airport for Your onward destination.

Cost Include

To quote you with an exact or approximate price, we need the number of persons in your group, the category of hotel, the mode of transportation (by plane or by bus or by jeep etc) & any alternation in your itinerary. Please contact us with these important details first so that we can get back to you on the cost.

  • Airport/Hotel/Airport picks up and drops and all grounded transportation by private vehicle.
  • 4 nights hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan at 4 star hotel.
  • Meals in Trekking (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) and meal in Climbing cooked by our expert cook and all necessary Climbing equipment (two men tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, Table with chairs, kitchen utensils)
  • A highly experience well trained government license holder guide, sherpa, required porters (1 porter between 2 people) and their meal, accommodation, salary, insurance and equipment.
  • Round trip flight tickets (Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu) with domestic airport taxes
  • First Aid kit.
  • Sagarmatha National Park Permit and TIMs (Trekkers information management system)
  • Duffle bag, Sleeping bag, Down Jacket and Walking Pole (if needed)
  • Climbing permit and climbing guide
  • Climbing equipment; ice axe, ice crew, snow bar, climbing rope
  • Cargo charges
  • All government taxes.

Cost Exclude

  • Meals in Kathmandu apart from breakfast.
  • Travel insurance.
  • International flight tickets to and from Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee, which is easily issued upon your arrival at Tribhuwan international airport at Kathmandu.
  • Your personal first aid kit, equipment and items of personal nature.
  • Personal climbing equipment; Lock & unlock caravina, crampons, gaiters, harness belt, joomer, eight finger, safety hope and halmet.
  • All kind of drinks (Water/Coke/alcoholic beverage and hot drinks) and hot shower during the trek.
  • Tips for field staff and driver (Tipping is appreciated but it is not mandatory).

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Trip Note

Above itinerary can be Change along your preferences. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter or longer. And if you would like to stay more days, you can do white water rafting, jungle safari or Everest mountain flight, we are happy to follow your suggestion accordingly.

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