Island Peak Climbing

Island Peak Climbing is the beautiful peak in the Himalayan part of Nepal which is located in the Everest region of Nepal. It is one of the best adventure dreams fulfilling climbing peak journey for every mountain climbing lovers. This peak climbing is also known as Imja Tse which is designed for those adventure seekers who has the interest to climb this peak. The beautiful peak climbing is situated between the breathtaking mountain peak of the Ama Dablam and Lhotse in the Everest region of Nepal. For climbing this peak, it doesn’t compulsory to have a formal climbing training or well-experienced climbing training. The natural and cultural panorama of the trekking along with it does ascend up to the base camp and Kala Patthar keeps the climbers physically fit and fine. This is a great option if you are an experienced trekker and looking for a tougher challenging in the beautiful Himalayas. Climbing in Nepal is one of the most revered and adventurous activity to do and one of the greatest opportunities to truly experience the country’s many attributes in their finest form. This climbing will lead to a most remote valley and witness Sherpa culture and walk through sub-tropical pine and red blooming rhododendron forest and abundant wildlife.

Island Peak Climbing is an ever-exciting lifetime experience climbing and trekking journey to the Khumbu Everest region. It is not only a highly technical climbing peak, so to climb to island peak which one does not necessarily have to be a seasoned climber. This amazing peak climbing will give you a remarkable sense of achievement standing on the top wonderful mountain peaks. For climbing the peak you do not have previous experiences however the climbing teams need to be prepared mentally as well as physically for the adventurous climbing. The trekkers who have knowledge of rock be climbing, walking on icy-path and some technique of rope knots can climbing trekking peak with one climbing. These peaks are especially suitable for those who don’t have a long time and limited physical ability but still interested in climbing and experiencing mountain expedition. We will enter the Sagarmatha national park which is also known for the home of many rare birds, animals, flora, and fauna. During the time of the trekking, we will have wonderful views of the mountain which includes Mt Everest, Mt Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and many other mountains of this route. For the trekking, the perfect time also needed and the perfect season for trekking March to June and September to December.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu

Day 02: Fly to Lukla then trekking to Phakding (2,652m) 3-4 hours

Day 03: Trekking to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 5-6 hours

Day 04: Rest day in Namche Bazaar

Day 05: Trekking to Tengboche (3,870m) 5- 6 hours

Day 06: Trekking to Dingboche (4,360 m) 5 to 6 hours

Day 07: Trekking to Chhukung (4,730m) 3-4 hours

Day 08:  Rest day in Chhukung

Day 09: Trekking to Island Peak Base camp (5,200m) 3-4 hours

Day 10: Island Peak Summit (6,189m), back to base camp 10-12 hours

Day 11: Trekking to Pangboche (3,985m) 5-6 hours

Day 12: Trekking to Namche Bazaar 4-5 hours

Day 13: Trekking to Lukla 6-7 hours

Day 14: Fly to Kathmandu

Day 15: Final departure

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu

When you will land in the international airport in Kathmandu then there will one person from our company to take-off you. You will directly drive towards the hotel to check out. At night you will meet your guide and counsel about the trip. And have our dinner.

Day 02: Fly to Lukla then trekking to Phakding (2,652m) 3-4 hours

Having breakfast in the hotel, we will slowly drive towards the airport to a scenic fly towards Lukla which is also known as the gateway of the Everest region. From Lukla, we will start our trekking on foot. We will slowly walk towards Phakding where we will spend one night.

Day 03: Trekking to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 5-6 hours

The trail follows ascending through Himalayan pine and cedar forests. We will have an opportunity to see the wonderful views of the mountain which is one of the highest mountains in the world Mt Everest. On the route, we will have our lunch and slowly move towards Namche Bazaar where we will spend one night.

Day 04: Rest day in Namche Bazaar

This day is for the rest day that’s why we don’t start our trekking. Early in the morning after wake up, we will have our breakfast then after we will explore all around the Namche Bazaar. At this day, we will explore villages and get an opportunity to spend some time in the monastery which feels better and mental makeup for further trekking or journey.

Day 05: Trekking to Tengboche (3,870m) 5- 6 hours

Today on a trail to an even higher elevation and the main attractions is monastery situated at the highest altitude in the world. We will have a wonderful view of the mountain beautiful landscape of this route and spend one night.

Day 06: Trekking to Dingboche (4,360 m) 5 to 6 hours

Our trail descends and passes through the lush forest of birch. On the route, we will have an opportunity to see the wonderful views of the mountain, and beautiful landscape. We will cross many suspension bridges before reaching Dingboche where we will spend one night.

Day 07: Trekking to Chhukung (4,730m) 3-4 hours

The trail gently goes up from Dingboche on wide valley without green trees and forests. The trail ahead is intersected by icy streams. We get ourselves ready double-checking our equipment for our summit day. And we will spend one night in this wonderful land of Chhukung.

Day 08:  Rest day in Chhukung

This day is for the rest day that’s why we don’t start our trekking. Early in the morning after wake up, we will have our breakfast then after we will explore all around Chhukung. At this day, we will explore villages and get an opportunity to spend some time in the monastery which feels better and mental makeup for further trekking or journey.

Day 09: Trekking to Island Peak Base camp (5,200m) 3-4 hours

The path from Chhukung leads fairly steep way climbing south then turning east to the main line of the valley. A crisscross route through the Ijma and Lhotse glacier moraines leads to a wide valley flanking the SW side of Island peak.

Day 10: Island Peak Summit (6,189m), back to base camp 10-12 hours

We will move trekking to Island Peak High Camp and the path leads up beyond base camp for several hundred meters before striking off left up against the steep hillside. This is not so difficult but there are several short rock steps to climb before we emerge on the right side of the gully. After completing summit Island Peak, we will back to base camp where we will spend one night.

Day 11: Trekking to Pangboche (3,985m) 5-6 hours

This will be one of the most difficulties yet rewarding days of the trek and the ascent is demanding but the climber gets the magnificent mountain views. We will walk on a fairly steep trail at a comfortable pace.

Day 12: Trekking to Namche Bazaar 4-5 hours

This day trekking trail slightly goes uphill to Namche Bazaar. We will have an opportunity to explore the beautiful valley of the route. We will pass through the lush forest, a beautiful valley, and get an opportunity to see the wonderful views of the mountain.

Day 13: Trekking to Lukla 6-7 hours

This is the last-day trekking in the Everest region where we will walk from Namche Bazaar to Lukla. The trail passes through pine, oak, and rhododendron forest. We will also pass through many suspension bridges before reaching Lukla where we will spend one night.

Day 14: Fly to Kathmandu

In the morning, if the hotel is able to make breakfast then we will have our breakfast and slowly move towards the local airport of Lukla to fly towards Kathmandu valley. Upon reach in Kathmandu valley, first of all, we will check out the hotel and spend some time around the Thamel Bazaar and spend one night in this wonderful valley.

Day 15: Final departure

We will drop you towards the international airport with the hope that you have a wonderful day in our small country. Your safe journey with beautiful and adventure days in Nepal and also hoping that this will not the last chance to serve you and you will give another chance to serve you.

COST INCLUDES

  • twin/double share accommodation on half board meal plan in 5-star hotel in Kathmandu
  • twin/double share accommodation on half board meal plan in 5-star hotel in Pokhara
  • 1 full day guided sightseeing with entrance fees in private vehicle as per itinerary
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara in private vehicle
  • Flight Pokhara to Kathmandu for guest only
  • 9 nights twin share accommodation on full board meal plan in teahouse lodges
  • One English-speaking, license-holder trek guide and 2 porters; insured, meals, accommodation and daily wages all paid
  • ACAP permit and TIMS permit
  • Sleeping bag and down jacket
  • Airport pick up and drop
  • Complimentary welcome dinner

COST EXCLUDES

  • International flight
  • Visa to Nepal
  • Lunch and dinner in Pokhara/Kathmandu
  • Domestic airport tax NRS170 per person
  • Expenses of personal nature such as bar and beverage bills, laundry bills, phone bills etc.
  • Insurance of any kind
  • Personal trekking gear
  • Electricity charging fees and boiled water for drinking and shower purposes
  • Tips to trekking crews
  • Expenses incurred due to flight delays/cancellation, road blockage, political strike, natural disaster or anything that is beyond our control