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Island peak Climbing - 21 days

Island Peak climbing is in Everest trekking region

Island Peak is the most popular climbing peak in Everest Region of Nepal which has (6,189m/20,305ft) heights. This Peak is located in the heart of Everest region which is recognized as Imja Tse Peak too. Island Peak is normally known as a moderate Climbing peak of Everest area. This peak is soared up in the west face of Mount Lhotse glacier. To climb this peak, we initially take you for trekking to Everest Base Camp which gives you acclimatization practice to make easy feeling to climb Island Peak. During trekking and climbing period, one can see attractive mountain views of Khumbhu Region. Isalnd Peak climbing journey starts from Lukla. Climbers have to start walking from Lukla to Namche to Dingboche. From Dingboche the Himalayas and Island Peak are clearly seen as a pyramid of ice and rock. The mountain itself is the extension of the South Ridge of Lhotse Shar separated by a small col.

The himalayan ridge rising to the south from this point leads to the summit of Island Peak. Island Peak Climbing and Trekking duration provides not only provides an enjoyable climb but also one can see some of the most spectacular scenery of Himalayas in the Khumbu region which are the giant mountains, Nuptse (7,879m), Lhotse (8,501m), Lhotse Middle Peak (8,410m) and Lhotse Shar (8,383m) make a semi circle in the north. The views of Makalu (8475m) in the east, Baruntse and Ama Dablam in the south. Island Peak Climbing has provided many more opportunities of viewing Giant himalayas and peaks of Everest Region. 

Island Peak Climbing(Fact of the Trip)

Best Season: Spring Season (March, April, May)/Autumn(September, October and November)

Total Days: 21 days                   Tour Days: 4 days

Trekking Days: 11 days             Peak Climbing Days: 6 days

Climbing Style: Trekking -Tea House and Peak Climbing - Camping

Peak Class: Moderate                Island Peak Height: 6172 meters

Group Size: Minimum two pax

Trip Attractions: Kathmandu Valley, Rolwaling Himal, Gaurishanker Himal, Mount Everest, Tengboche, Mount Lotse.

Activities: Tour, Trekking and Peak Climbing

Destination: Kathmandu, Lukla, Tengboche, Everest Base Camp and Island Peak   

Trip Starts: Kathmandu               Trip Ends: Kathmandu 

Island Peak Climbing Itinerary

 Day 01. Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel.

Day 02. Free day in Kathmandu. Trek briefing and preparation.

Day 03. Transfer to the airport, fly to Lukla, (2800m) and trek to Phakding, (2640m).

Day 04. Trek to Namche Bazaar, (3446m). Overnight in lodge.

Day 05. Trek to Khumjung (3790m). Khumjung. Visit to Gonglha for a panoramic view of Mt. Kongde, Parchamo, Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Kangtega, Thamserku and the villages of Thame valley and Kunde.

Day 06. Trek to Tengboche Monastery, 3867m with its famous Manirimdu Festival.

Day 07. Trek to Dingboche, 4347m.

Day 08  Trek to Lobuche, 4887m.

Day 09. Visit Kala Patthar (5545m). and back to lodge at Lobuche.

Day 10. Trek to Chhukung (4730m). Overnight in tented camp.

Day 11. Trek to Island Peak base camp (5100m). Overnight in tented camp.

Day 12. Start slowly climbing to the camp 1 (5600m) on Island Peak. You have all day to reach that intermediate camp. Do not expect the luxury of the base camp, but rather expect a sleepless night dreaming of your first 6,000 m peak.

Day 13. Early morning, start going to the top. After camp 1, go up in the gully, traverse to the right, up on a wide stone field, cross the ridge to the glacier. Always beware of the crevasses. You are nearly halfway. Have a good trip to the top and safely down.

Day 14 Reserve day for climbing. The same day back to Chhukung. Overnight in tented camp.

Day 15. Trek to Dingboche. Overnight in tents.

Day 16. Trek to Tengboche. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 17. Trek to Monzu. Overnight at lodge.

Day 18. Trek to Lukla. Overnight in lodge.

Day 19. Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu.Transfer to Hotel.

Day 20. Kathmandu, free day. Overnight in hotel.

Day 21. Transfer to the airport and departure.  

Cost Includes 

KTM International Airport Arrival & Departure Transfer by Private Car/van/ Hiace/Bus

Accommodations on B/B Plan in Kathmandu/Pokhara

Arrangements of all transportation – Flight or Surface for Guests & Guide with all taxes

Pick up and drop from Hotel to Airport by Car/Van/Hiace/Bus/Jeep if flight for Lukla or other any Sector.

English Speaking experienced Trekking Guide for whole Trek – 1 Guide.

Climbing Guide Service  – 2 Pax – 1 Guide, 3-5 Pax – 2 Guide, 6-10 Pax – 3 Guide, 11-15 pax – 4

Porter Services – 2 Pax Client – 1 Porter (Maximum 30 KGs for whole Trek.

Everest National Park Trek Permit, TIMS card & Any required permits or Official Documentation.

Meals - Full Board Basis (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as per Itinerary.

Tea house Lodge/Guest house Accommodations in Twin Sharing during Trek( Shared Toilets/ bathroom)

Insurance, Daily Wages, Equipments and all meals & Lodges of Porters and Guide in whole Trek

First Aid Kid Box (for Normal Treatment only)

Island peak Climbing Permit fees

Equipments Charge of Climbing Sherpa

Garbage Clearance Deposit to NMA ( we will pay our self for this Deposit)

Tented Accommodation, all meals during climbing, kitchen utensils, cooking Equipments

Government taxes & Other Applicable Fees

Note: Extra single room Supplementary charge is applicable if Guest does not have partner to share room together or in the case if no one want to Share room together or He/she prefer to have single room.

Cost Excludes 

International Airfare to and from your country

Nepal Visa – Visa Fee – 15 days = 25 USD, 30 days = 40 USD and 90 days = 100 USD. For visa requirements: 2 Passport Size Photos

Travel & Health Insurance- Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance (Most recommended)

Lunch & Dinner in Katmandu or Pokhara – Meals approx – 5-10 USD

Any Alcoholic Drinks, Cold Drinks, Boiled & Mineral Water, Beverages, deserts Etc in Trek

Hot Shower, Battery Charges (Available in Trek with Extra cost or Free in some lodges)

Climbing Gears Full Set( Ropes, Plastic Boot, Ice- Axe, Safety belt, Caravinas, Gaiters, Jumar, 8 fingers & all necessary Equipments for Climbing)- US$ 150( if you want to Hire/rent)

Sleeping bag & Down Jackets Hire from Kathmandu (US$ 1 per item per day basis) if you need.

Tips for Guide & Porter (Not mandatory but expected)

Extra Cost such as Flight Cancellation or Delayed, Sick in Trek, and Helicopter rescue in Trek. Cost due to bad weather etc which is out of our control

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