Island Peak Climbing

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20 Days

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Nepal

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Hard

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6198 M

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Overview


Board on a magnificent adventure with Island Peak climbing and trekking program that leads you into the heartland of the Khumbu Valley and Everest Base Camp (5,357m/17,575ft). This trip offers you the astounding and enormously frozen up West Face that rises from the Lhotse Glacier. Island Peak is also known as Imja Tse and is one of the most well-liked trekking peaks in Nepal for climbing on Himalayas.

Island Peak climbing is one of the major climbing peaks in Everest Region with a striking and extremely glaciated West Face that rises from the Lhotse Glacier. The island peak is situated between the Ama Dablam and Lhotse Mountains chains and on the top of Chhukung Glacier. This trek offers an outstanding chance to attain a Himalayan Summit of 6173m. The mountain was named “Island Peak” in 1952 AD due to its outstanding site in the middle of the Chhukung valley, like an island on a sea of ice.

The major attraction of Island Peak climbing (19 Days) are the extraordinary Himalayas-  Nuptse (7,879m), Lhotse (8,501m), Lhotse Middle Peak (8,410m), Lhotse Shar (8,383m),  Makalu (8475m) in the east, Baruntse and Amadablam in the south. The trip takes you to Dudh Kosi Valley from Lukla, passing through Namche and Tengboche en route to Kala Patthar and Everest Base Camp. Island peak climbing with is very motivating to the climbers who are in preparation to shot even higher altitude peaks afterwards. Island peak climbing accomplishes the dream of the climbers who are seeking the ecstasy of adventure and desire to broaden their experience towards peak climbing & expedition.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in TIA Kathmandu airport

Day 2: Kathmandu City tour

Day 3: Kathmandu – Lukla (2800m.) by flight and trek to Phakding, 2652m.

Day 4: Phakding – Namche Bazaar, 3440m

Day 5: Namche Bazaar Rest for Acclimatization

Day 6: Namche Bazaar – Thyangboche 3867m

Day 7: Thyangboche – Pheriche 4343m

Day 8: Pheriche – Lobuche. 4930m

Day 9: Lobuche – Kala-Pathar 5545m. & back to Labuche

Day 10: Lobuche – Dingboche 4243m

Day 11: Dingboche – Chhukung 4800m

Day 12: Chhukung – Island peak (Imja Tse) Base Camp

Day 13: Island B.C – High Camp 5500m

Day 14: High Camp – Island Peak summit 6198m & back to Island B.C

Day 15: Island B.C. – Dingboche

Day 16: Dingboche – Thyangboche

Day 17: Thyangboche – Namche Bazaar

Day 18: Namche Bazaar – Lukla

Day 19: Lukla- Kathmandu by flight then transfer to Hotel

Day 20: Final Departure

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10/01/2019

10/20/2019

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USD 2250 USD 2200

Cost Info


Cost Includes

    • Pickups and drops
    • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
    • 3 meals during the trek
    • TIMS and Permits
    • All sightseeing on private vehicle
    • Guided city tour of Kathmandu valley
    • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu by Domestic Flights
    • Staff cost including air ticket, food, accommodation, salary, equipment and insurance
    • Teahouse/Lodge accommodations during the trekking days
    • Welcome and farewell dinner
    • Licensed, English speaking guide
    • Porters ( 1 porter for 2 client with maximum weight of 20 kg)
    • All government taxes and service charges
    • All entrance fees
    • Best Nepal Guide T-Shirt
    • Medical first aid box
    • Trekking Map

Cost Excludes

    • Nepalese visa fee
    • Travel and rescue insurance
    • Personal communication, laundry, shopping
    • Nepalese SIM card
    • Hard drinks
    • International airfares and taxes
    • Tips

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FAQ

This trek is suitable for average people who are moderately fit, thus no previous experience is required. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, hiking is recommended before you embark on your journey. Whilst on the trek, it is common to experience some discomfort before being fully acclimatized.
To prepare for a strenuous trek like this you should begin training at least two to three months before your departure. As a guideline, an hour of aerobic exercise three to four times per week would be considered a minimum requirement. The best preparation is bushwalking involving relatively steep ascents and descents. If you can manage a couple of valley floor to ridgeline ascents per comfortable and able to enjoy the trek to the fullest.
Yes, our airport representative will be there to greet you at the airport. S/he will be displaying an Ace the Himalaya signboard outside the airport terminal. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in our tourist vehicle.