Island Peak at the altitude of 6,189 meters is one of the most popular trekking peaks in Nepal. Also known as Imja Tse, the peak lies close to Mount Everest in the Khumbu region. A mountainous area, you get a glimpse of almost every high peaks located at the eastern section of Nepal.
Most climbers take on Island peak to prepare themselves for the big league, Eight-Thousander. It’s a mildly technical peak, however, the experience of using ice-axe and crampon is a must. Our experienced guides will assist your with A-Z of climbing along this trip. The trek begins at Lukla and slowly advances up to the Everest Base Camp, followed with a reroute to the Chhukung village, from where you’ll head up towards the Island Peak.A 2 days climb can be quite an achievement for amateur climbers too.
Sagarmatha National Park and Everest Base Camp are the highlights of this trip. You will get to experience the Sherpa lifestyle, culture and meals along with climbing one of the most popular trekking peaks in Nepal.
Note: Keep a grace day to ensure you climb the summit even if you fail to do so the first day because of bad weather.
Requires prior experience of high-altitude trekking. The altitude may get over 6000 m and may require some climbing skills, such as; cramponing, ice-axing etc.
Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport. Star Standard meals at Kathmandu!
|Day 1||Arrive in Kathmandu/Transfer to Hotel||–|
|Day 2||Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek preparation||–|
|Day 3||Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding 2,610 m||6 hours|
|Day 4||Trek to Namche 3,440 m||5 hours|
|Day 5||Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar||–|
|Day 6||Trek to Tengboche 3,860 m||6 hours|
|Day 7||Trek to Pheriche 4,240 m||4-5 hours|
|Day 8||Trek to Lobuche 4,910 m||4-5|
|Day 9||Trek To Everest Base Camp via Gorakshep||4 hours|
|Day 10||Trek to Kala Patthar and back to Pheriche||6-7 hours|
|Day 11||Trek to Chhukung||3-4 hours|
|Day 12||Trek to Island Peak Base Camp 5,150 m||4-5 hours|
|Day 13||Summit Island Peak and Trek Back to Base Camp||4-5 hours|
|Day 14||Spare summit day||6-7 hours|
|Day 15||Trek to Pangboche 3,440 m||6-7 hours|
|Day 16||Trek to Namche Bazaar||6-7 hours|
|Day 17||Trek to Lukla||3 hours|
|Day 18||Fly back to Kathmandu||6hours|
|Day 19||Free Day at Kathmandu||–|
|Day 20||Depart from Kathmandu||–|
Great experience!! I did the Island Peak Climb, everything was very well organised and our climbing guide was one of the most experienced! They reply very promptly and give competent answers! ~Olivia Hoffman (Switzerland)
The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. Our trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.
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|Trip Length||20 days|
|Climb Length||01 day|
|Max. Altitude||6,189 meters (20,305 ft)|
|Trek Style||Tea-house (Lodges), Camping|
|Meal||Full board on trip|
|Transportation||Private Vehicle, Domestic Flight|
|Best Month||February, March, April, May, September, October, November|
|Required (Min)||2 Person|