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Island Peak Climbing

Imja Tse or popularly known as 'Island Peak' because it looks like an island in a sea of ice is one of the most popular trekking peak in Nepal. The summit is most interesting with a highly glaciated west face rising from the Lhotse Glacier. The Peak itself is the extension of the 8383m Lhotse Shar's south ridge and is separated by a small col. The ridge, rising to the south from this point leads to the summit of Island Peak. The extension of this ridge which descends southwest is part of the normal route of ascent and leads to the south summit. The climb starts with an easy scramble along a rocky ridge to a glacier and above, there is a steep snow headwall leading to a classic summit ridge. The peak is listed as NMA Group B trekking peaks and is slightly more technical than other climbing peaks. There is a superb panoramic view of Khumbu area from its summit as well a Makalu in the west.

You can include Island Peak as part of our other Everest Treks and the ideal combination would be the Base Camp trek followed by climb to this challenging peak.

Trip Facts

Activities: Trekking & Climbing
Trek Type: Tea House & Camping
Best Season: Mar - May & Oct - Nov
Total Duration: 19 Days
Trek Grade: Strenuous+
Group Size: 2 - 10 pax
Max. Heigh : 6189m
Transportation : Fly in - Fly Out

  • Itinerary
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  • Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu. Met by our staff and transfer to hotel.
  • Day 02 : Trek brief and preparation. Kathmandu sightseeing
  • Day 03 : Early Morning flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding. (2610m)
  • Day 04 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
  • Day 05 : Acclimatization day in Namche Bazzar
  • Day 06 : Trek to Tengboche (3850m)
  • Day 07 : Trek to Dingboche (4410m)
  • Day 08 : Acclimatization day at Dingboche
  • Day 09: Trek to Chukung (4750m)
  • Day 10: Trek to Island Peak base camp (5100m). Overnight in tented camp.
  • Day 11: Trek to high camp (5600m). Overnight in tented camp.
  • Day 12: Ascent of 6189m Island Peak and retun to base camp.
  • Day 13: Contingency day incase of inclement weather.
  • Day 14: Trek to Pangboche (3930m)
  • Day 15: Trek to Namche bazar
  • Day 16: Trek to Lukla
  • Day 17: Fly back to Kathmandu.
  • Day 18: Lesiure day in Kathmandu
  • Day 19: Fly back home.
  • Note: If the above itinerary interests you or if you would like to plan and develop your own custom itinerary, please feel free to contact us by clicking 'inquiry' on the right hand side of your screen and we will be glad to advise, help, recommend and provide you with a quote.

Cost Includes

  • All arrival, departure transfers as per the itineary by car, van or coach.
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with English speaking guide, transport and entry fees.
  • Domestic airfares and road transportation according to your choice.
  • All hotel accommodation with breakfast.
  • All meals (3 meals each day) during camping or tea-house trek.
  • Full service from our guides, cooks, and porters.
  • All camping and kitchen equipments and camp site fees.
  • Staff salary, transport and insurance.
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry permit.
  • Island Peak climbing permit.
  • Serivce of Climbing Sherpa during the Climbing period.
  • Necessery government taxes.
  • Company ground handling charges.

Cost Excludes

  • International flights to Nepal.
  • Meals not mentioned above or in the itinerary.
  • Travel and medical insurance including evacuation.
  • Climbing equipments.
  • Nepal entry Visa fee.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as laundry, bar bill, telephone calls etc and tips for staff.
  • Any additional activities not in the itinerary.

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