Island Peak

  • Trip duration 18 Days
  • Trip GradeModerate & Technical
  • All Inclusive Price Contact us

Trip Overview:

Island Peak (6173m/20,252ft), also known as Imja Tse, its most popular trekking and climbing, which is situated Northern part of khambu region. Island peak is challenging and technically difficult climbing. It is the extension of Lhotse Shar, which is very popular for trekking trail that can be reached crossing Everest Base Camp. The name of the peak is Island because it seems like an island from Dingboche. Being located on the top of Chhukung Glacier, the peak is very challenging for climbing. The difficult geographical landscape between Mt. Amadablam and Lhotse makes it challenging to reach the summit.

The views from the summit are superb including the south face of Lhotse (8,516m/27,939ft and Ama Dablam (6,812m/22349ft). This mountain is a truly exhilarating climb with breathtaking scenery and with good weather it is not unusual for the whole group to reach the summit.

Island Peak is not so difficult undertaking for a beginner, but should be physical fit and basic knowledge about mountaineering climber wishing to enter the incredible world of mountain climbing. Our company also takes us into the heartland of the Khumbu Valley and Sherpa culture. This trekking and climbing make you more enjoyable and unforgettable experience. 

 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2840 M), 25 minutes and trek to Phakding (2610 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 02: Trek from Phakding to Namche (3440 M), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 03: Acclimatize, rest and exploring day around Namche (3440 M), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 04: Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3860 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 05: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4410 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 06: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4910 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 07: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5140 M) via Everest Base Camp (5441 M), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 08: Trek from Gorakshep to Lobuche (4910 M), via Kalapatthar (5550 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 09: Trek from Lobuche to Dingboche (4410 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 10: Trek from Dingboche to Chhukung (4730 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 11: Trek from Chhukung to Island Peak Base Camp (5150 M), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 12: Climb up to High Camp (5481 M), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 13: Climb to summit Island Peak (6189 m) and return back to Base Camp (5150 M), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 14: Trek from Base Camp to Dingbuche (4410 M), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 15: Trek from Dingbuche to Tengboche (3860 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 16: Trek from Tengboche to Namche (3440 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 17: Trek from Namche to Lukla (2840 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 18: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1350 M), 25 minutes, (Lodging + B).

Cost Includes:

  • Pick up and drop from airport,
  • Kathmandu accommodation in Bed & Breakfast Basis,
  • Flight from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu & airport TAX,
  • Island Peak climbing Royalty/Permit,
  • Everest National Park Entry Permit,
  • TIMS Permit (Trekker's Information Management System),
  • Garbage Deposit (Refundable),
  • All kinds of cargo,
  • Teahouse & camping accommodations during trekking & climbing period,
  • Three meals everyday while on the trek: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
  • Camping soft drinks like: hot water, coffee, tea, juice, soup, bakery food etc.
  • Climbing equipments like: Down jacket, Four seasonal sleeping bag, Trekking duffel bag, T-shirt , Trekking map etc.
  • Camping equipments like: tents (dinning tent, sleeping tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent), mattress, kitchen items etc.
  • Experienced English speaking government license holder mountain trekking guide,
  • Experienced English speaking government license holder mountain climbing guide,
  • Experienced and strong mountain trekking camping staff like: porters, kitchen boy, sarder, tent boy etc.
  • All program according to itineraries on full board,
  • Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipments, insurance and other facilities to staffs during the trek,
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural restaurant,
  • Rescue arrangements,
  • Local & government TAX-VAT etc.

Cost Excludes:

  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner) whilst in Kathmandu,
  • Your Travel/Trekking insurance,
  • International airfare,
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected),
  • All kind of alcoholic drinks,
  • Personal shopping, laundry, trekking equipments etc.
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee,
  • Cost raised by cancellation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control,
  • Any others expanses which are not mentioned in "Trip Includes" section etc.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2840 M), 25 minutes and trek to Phakding (2610 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 02 Trek from Phakding to Namche (3440 M), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 03 Acclimatize, rest and exploring day around Namche (3440 M), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 04 Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3860 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 05Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4410 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 06Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4910 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 07Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5140 M) via Everest Base Camp (5441 M), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 08Trek from Gorakshep to Lobuche (4910 M), via Kalapatthar (5550 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 09Trek from Lobuche to Dingboche (4410 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 10 Trek from Dingboche to Chhukung (4730 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 11Trek from Chhukung to Island Peak Base Camp (5150 M), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 12 Climb up to High Camp (5481 M), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 13Climb to summit Island Peak (6189 m) and return back to Base Camp (5150 M), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 14 Trek from Base Camp to Dingbuche (4410 M), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 15Trek from Dingbuche to Tengboche (3860 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 16 Trek from Tengboche to Namche (3440 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 17Trek from Namche to Lukla (2840 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 18 Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1350 M), 25 minutes, (Lodging + B).

Trip Note

  • The departure schedule can be changed on any unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, festivals, natural changes of walking track, road slides, avalanches, public strikes etc.
  • Price subjected to change if there are more than two people in a group.
  • We have got other additional programs like: Mt. Flight, Bungee jumping, Paragliding, Helicopter tour, Film shooting, Rock climbing, Ultra light, Sightseeing, Jungle safari etc. We can include you these programs on your recent trip on your request.
  • Necessary documents to book this trip (Passport’s Copy, Photographs, Insurance copy & Advance payment).

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