Island Peak Climbing


 

  • Island peak /Imja Tse 6189m is the most popular trekking peak to climb in Everest region. It is located on top of the Chukung glacier between Ama Dablam and Lhotse Mountains, the most popular trekking destination because of its challenging geographical position. This mountain was named "Island Peak" in 1952 AD, by a climbing team of Eric Shipton, due to its striking location in the middle of the Chhukung valley, like an Island on a sea of ice. Island peak was first ascended in 1953 by a British team as preparation for climbing Everest.

    Island Peak climbing trip fulfills the dream of every amateur and serious climbers, who are seeking the thrill of adventure and wish to experience adventure climbing trips beyond normal trekking.  The summit is interesting and attractive with a highly glaciated west face rising from the Lhotse Glacier. The peak is actually an extension of the ridge coming down off the south end of Lhotse Shar.

  • Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu (1,300m/4,428ft)

    Day 02: Fly from kathmandu to Lukla (2,800m) then trek to Phakding (2,652m)

    Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)

    Day 04: Acclimization day at Namche bazar.

    Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m)

    Day 06: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m)

    Day 07: Trek from Dingboche to Chhukung (4,730m)

    Day 08: Acclimatization day and Climb Chhukung Ri (5,546m) and trek back to Chhukung

    Day 09: Trek from Chhukung to Island Peak Base camp (5,200m)

    Day 10: Pre-Climb training on Island Peak Base Camp

    Day 11: Trek from Island Peak Base Camp to Island Peak Summit (6,189m) and back to base camp

    Day 12: Trek from Island Peak Base Camp to Pangboche (3,985m)

    Day 13: Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazaar.

    Day 14: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla.

    Day 15: Fly to Kathmandu

    Day 16: Final departure

     

     

  • Cost Includes

    • Land transfer to and from trekking by tourist bus.
    • Applicable Trekking fees
    • English speaking trekking guide and porter to carry the luggage
    • Local guest house accommodation.
    • Welcoming dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Last night dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Insurance for the trekking staff. (insurance as per state law)
    • All the government tax and our service charges. 
    • Includes breakfast, lunch & dinner.

    Cost Excludes

    • Nepal Visa Fees (you should bring accurate USD cash and two passport size pictures)
    • Personal expenses (Shopping, Laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, mineral water or boiled water, Phone calls, shower etc)
    • Your lunch and dinners in Kathmandu (This apply also early come back from trek then the fixed itinerary)
    • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu due to early arrival or late departure, early come back from trek (due to any case) than the fixed itinerary
    • International fare/arrival taxes/departure taxes to and from Kathmandu
    • Trip and rescue insurance
    • Tips for guides and porters/ Donations

     

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Island Peak Climbing(19 Days)
Activities:Peak Climbing, Sightseeing, Trekking
Max Elevation : 6,189m
Accomodation : Hotel/Guest House
Transportation : Private Vehicle/Flight
Best Month : March - May and Sept - Nov
Group Size : Min. 2 Per
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