Island Peak Climbing ( 17 days ) $ 2500 / pp

Duration 17
Group Size 2-14
TransportaionPrivate Vehicle, Domestic Flight
Altitude 6,189m/20,305ft
Accomodations Hotel, Tea-House, Tent Camp
Best Seasons Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November)
Activities Climbing & Hiking
Meals All meals during Trekking & Climbing (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Package Overview

Island peak (6189m) also known by “Imja Tse” is the famous short peak climbing in the Everest region. This peak is the remarkable and wonderful destination for climb lovers by past 5 years. The name Island Peak is given on 1952 A.D by Erik Shipton’s group who thought   it to be evolution of an island in a sea of ice. From the summit of island peak we find the marvelous scenery of Mt.Everest (Highest mountain in world), Mt.Manaslu,  Mt.Lothse, Mt.Amadablam, Lobuche Peak,etc and many other unnamed peak. While during trekking you will find Sherpa community village with Tibetan style houses.

Day 01: Arrival, transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Prepration

Day 03: Kathmandu - Lukla [2,800 m/9,184 ft] - Phakding (2,652 m/8,700 ft): 3-4 hrs

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft), 5-6 hrs walk

Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar

Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tsengboche (3,870m/12,694ft):  5 - 6 hrs.

Day 07: Tsengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300ft):5- 6 hrs.

Day 08: Dingboche to Chhukung (4,730m/15,518ft): 3-4 hours
Day 09: Acclimatization day: Climb Chhukung Ri (5,546m) 3 – 4 hours

Day 10: Chhukung to Island Peak Base camp (5,200m/17,060ft): 3-4 hours

Day 11: Pre-Climb training on Island Peak Base Camp

Day 12: Island Peak Base Camp to Island Peak Summit (6,189m/20,305ft), back to base camp: 10 hrs

Day 13: Island Peak Base Camp to Pangboche (3,985m/13,074ft) 5-6 hours

Day 14: Pangboche to Namche Bazaar: 4-5 hours

Day 15: Namche Bazaar-Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft): 6-8 hrs

Day 16: Fly back to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 17: Departure from Kathmandu


Includes


  • Airport Pickup/Drop.
  • Kathmandu Heritage Sightseeing including tour guide, entry fee & private vehicle.
  • Three night 3-star hotel in Kathmandu (Hotel Bliss International or similar category) with breakfast (Twin Share).
  • Welcome dinner at Kathmandu.
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu by flight with airport taxes.
  • Accommodation in lodge or tea houses during trek (Twin share)
  • Tented accommodation during climbing
  • Food During trek & Climbing (Three Times Meals); Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with tea/coffee.
  • An experienced, English speaking and government licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader, Climbing Leader and assistance guide
  • Sherpa porter (1 porter for 2 guests)
  • All Trekking staff salary, meals, accommodation, transportation, Trekkin & Climbing equipment and insurance.
  • All necessary trekking permit & Climbing permit.
  • Kitchen, Trekkers, Sherpa and other necessary tents for camping.
  • Sleeping bag, Trekking pole, Trekking map and necessary climbing equipment (are to be returned after trip complete)
  • A comprehensive medical kit.
  • All Government and local taxes.

Not Includes


  • Nepal Visa fee (bring small denomination cash USD and two passport photographs).
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Extra sightseeing activities more than itinerary.
  • Extra night accommodation at Kathmandu & Guest House in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Travel & Health Insurance – Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance (Most recommended)
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Extra personal climbing equipment.
  • Extra personal guide or porter.
  • Tips for guides and porters

Equipment List


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Useful Information


Which Season is best for this Climbing?

Best Time for Island Peak Climbing is February, March, April (spring) and September, October and November (autumn). In this month the weather is clean. Most of the day is sunny gets more warm and easy for walking. However it can be also done in winter (December-January-February. There is high chance of delay or canceled of Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu during winter and Monsoon season.

What kinds of accommodation we get during this trip?

We provide 3-Star Hotel “Hotel BlissInternational or similar category hotel” in Kathmandu which is in the peaceful street on the edge of Thamel. We provide basic Tea-houses or Local lodge during trekking. Where as we have tent during climbing. All accommodation is in (Twin share basis) for, single supplementary charge ($350) extra.

What sort of meals we get during this trip?

We provide Buffet Breakfast in Kathmandu which is included in the cost. During trekking we provide three meals per day (i.e. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner per day) from the selected menu as per available in lodge and tea house. While climbing our office Sherpa cook will prepare your meals. Normally we eat Nepali, Indian & Tibetan style food. Food during trek is not so well decorated as Kathmandu.

How fit should be trekker for this Climbing?

Island Peak Climbing is strenuous trekking & climbing in Everest Region. It can be done by any age group who has good and fit health & stamina. But, trekkers should have good information about the climbing equipment it is better to have some basic ice-climbing training (like; good knowledge about the use of rope, harness, crampons, etc) and should have an experience about some high trekking so, that they don’t feel altitude sickness. We do not recommending travelers who are suffering from blood pressure or any disease or medical situation before one year. We highly recommend to conceding with doctor before their climbing.


Cancellation Policy


Trip Information

  • Type : Climbing
  • Package Code: IPC01
  • Group Size: 2-14
  • Max Altitude : 6,189m/20,305ft

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