• Island Peak Climbing
  • Island Peak Climbing
  • Island Peak Climbing

Island Peak Climbing


Trip Overview

Island Peak Climbing is another popular climbing trip in Nepal. Very famous one and frequently chosen by mountaineers, this particular route is gaining popularity every single day. Hundreds of mountaineering groups have already gained access to the summit. And if you are among the passionate adventure lovers, the next turn might be yours.

Island Peak, formally known as Imja Tse, stands alone with no other neighbouring peaks, with an astounding elevation of 6,189m/20,305ft. The nickname Island is provided to this fortune as the peak erects as an island in the ocean of snow. Lying at the top of the Chhukung glacier, the peak sets between the Lhotse and Ama Dablam.

Climbing Island Peak has been much more attractive as the route offers you challenges and unseen adventures. Rich in geography, climbers would lay down just to enjoy the views around. Owning these brilliant features, what could be more exciting as these?

Itinerary

Day 1: Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 2: Day 02 : Full day Kathmandu sightseeing tour

Day 3: Day 03 : Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla

Day 4: Day 04 : Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Day 5: Day 05 : Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Day 6: Day 06 : Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

Day 7: Day 07 : Trek from Tengboche to Pheriche

Day 8: Day 08 : Trek from Pheriche to Lobuche

Day 9: Day 09 : Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp

Day 10: Day 10 : Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapatthar

Day 11: Day 11 : Trek from Lobuche - Kongma La

Day 12: Day 12 : Trek from Chhukung to Island Peak Base camp

Day 13: Day 13 : Trek from Island Peak Base Camp to High Camp

Day 14: Day 14 : Trek from High camp to summit Island Peak-Base camp

Day 15: Day 15 : Rest Day

Day 16: Day 16 : Trek from Chhukung to Namche Bazaar

Day 17: Day 17 : Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla

Day 18: Day 18 : Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 19: Day 19 : A short sightseeing tour in Kathmandu

Day 20: Day 20 : Final departure

Detail Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264ft]. Transfer to hotel. Hotel overnight

Day 02 : Full day Kathmandu sightseeing tour

Full day Kathmandu sightseeing tour and trek preparations. Hotel overnight

Day 03 : Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla

Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla [2,800 m/9,184ft] and then further trek to Phakding [2,652 m/8,700ft]. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 04 : Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar [3,440 m/11,283ft] takes 5-6 hours, Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 05 : Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar [3,440 m/11,283ft] takes 5-6 hours, Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 06 : Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche [3,870m/12,694ft] takes 4 to 6 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 07 : Trek from Tengboche to Pheriche

Trek from Tengboche to Pheriche [4,200m/13,776ft] takes 5 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 08 : Trek from Pheriche to Lobuche

Trek from Pheriche to Lobuche [4,930m/16,170ft] takes 5-6 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 09 : Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp

Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp [5364 m/17,594 ft] and the further to Gorakshep [5170 m/16,961ft] takes 7 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 10 : Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapatthar

Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapatthar [5545 m/18,192 ft] and then further to Lobuche [4940 m/16,207ft] takes 7 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 11 : Trek from Lobuche - Kongma La

Trek from Lobuche - Kongma La [5,535m/18,159ft] and then further to Chhukung [4,730m/15,518ft] takes 6 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 12 : Trek from Chhukung to Island Peak Base camp

Trek from Chhukung to Island Peak Base camp [5,200m/17,060ft] takes 3-4 hours. Camp overnight

Day 13 : Trek from Island Peak Base Camp to High Camp

Trek from Island Peak Base Camp to High Camp [5,600m/18,372ft] takes 3 hours. Camp overnight

Day 14 : Trek from High camp to summit Island Peak-Base camp

Trek from High camp to summit Island Peak-Base camp and then further to Chhukung takes 9 hours. The most difficult and longest one day climb of the trip. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 15 : Rest Day

Rest Day for Contingency

Day 16 : Trek from Chhukung to Namche Bazaar

Trek from Chhukung to Namche Bazaar takes 8 hours. Teahouse overnight

Day 17 : Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla [3,440 m/11,283ft] takes 7 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 18 : Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu

Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu [2800m] within 30 minute flight and further transfer to Hotel. Stay overnight

Day 19 : A short sightseeing tour in Kathmandu

A short sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. Farewell dinner along with a cultural show. Hotel overnight

Day 20 : Final departure

Final departure

Cost Details

  • All surface transfers as per itinerary
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Food, lodging, insurance and other expenses of clients and staffs
  • All necessary paper work and permits
  • Guided sightseeing tour
  • Camping equipment such as very high quality North Face or Mountain Hardware tents for camping
  • Kitchen, dining, toilet tents, mattresses and other kitchen equipment
  • Travel and rescue arrangements for our staffs
  • All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking guide, cook, assistant leader [4 trekkers: 1 assistance] also a personal Sherpa on request
  • Porter’s Charges [Porter can carry up to 20kg]
  • Tea and coffee during mountain part
  • Teahouse/Lodge accommodation
  • Medical supplies [First Aid medical kit will be available]
  • Trekking Information Management System [TIMS], New Trekking permit to keep record of tourist [This is for your safety]

Quick Facts

Duration: 21 Nights / 22 Days

Trip Grade: Strenous

Destination: Nepal, Asia

Group Size: Minimum 2 - Maximum 12 People

Arrival On: Kathmandu

Departure From: Kathmandu

Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and All Meals During The Trek

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