Island Peak Climbing: 6189 m/ 20305 ft
- Trip Code: N-PT-10
- Destination: Nepal
- Season: From Oct to Nov & March to May
- Max Altitude: 6189 meters/ 20305 feet
- Trip Starts/Ends: Kathmandu/Kathmandu
- Transportation: Private Car and Flight
- Accomodation: 3 to 4 stars hotel in Kathmandu & Mountain lodge in Trekking except two day at Camping during Climbing
- Trip Grade: Strenuous Plus
Island Peak Climbing is one of the most popular trekking expeditions in Nepal. The mission of this adventurous journey is a climb to the top of Island Peak and also to visit the Mount Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar.
Indeed, Island Peak is the busiest trekking peak in Nepal. This peak which also known as Imja Tse is 6187 meters high above sea level. It lies in the Khumbu Himalayan range in Everest region. Climbing this peak gives the best satisfaction every amateur climber.
If you are seeking the thrill of adventure and wish to widen your experience towards the peak climbing beyond simply trekking in Nepal, Island Peak is the mountain for you.
The journey of Island Peak Climbing starts trekking to Everest Base Camp. After the visit to Everest Base Camp, you head for Island Peak Climbing. Before go for climbing your climbing guide brief and follow you the course of climbing practices. He will teach you various aspects of climbing techniques.
Your effort to summit the peak will be rewarded with probably one of the best panoramic views in the world as you feel Lhotse, Nuptse, Baruntse, Ama Dablam, and Makalu is almost touching the tip of your nose.
Descending with a sense of achievement, you trek back following the cultural places, such as Pangboche, a traditional Sherpa village; Tengboche, famous for it’s ornately decorated Tibetan monasteries and Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa Capital and cultural center of Khumbu. Your trek ends in Lukla. From Lukla, you fly back to Kathmandu.
We offer you a full board package including the climbing permit from the NMA and all other necessary logistics – from arrival in Kathmandu up to your departure. Our professional trekking and climbing guide, sherpas and porters accompany you on the trek and climb.
About Package Price of Island Peak Climbing
We offer you the best and competitive price for Island Peak Climbing Trek. The package price of Island Peak Climbing will be different according to your group size (the number of persons you travel together) and the services you choose. For the price, you simply send us an inquiry with your group size. We hear back to you with the fair price including a list of services within 24 hours.
About Trip Date of Island Peak Climbing
Although Island peak can be climbed almost year round, the best and most suitable time to attempt this popular peak are during spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). During this mentioned time, the weather becomes pleasant with clear Sky and temperatures at higher places are more bearable. So, you select your preferred date and inform us, and then accordingly we organize the trip for you.
About Optional Activities for Island Peak Climbing
Island Peak Climbing is a wonderful adventurous trip in Nepal. You can make it further exciting by joining in some extra activities/ side trips. As the interest of people is different from each other, we have put these extra activities as optional tours. They are not included in your package cost. On your request, we offer you. The list of optional activities is displayed in right column. For any further information and queries about this trip, please feel free to contact us.
Upon arrival in Kathmandu airport, you will be met by our Tour officer. He will escort you to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu
Four hours guided sightseeing tour of Swoyambhunath Temple and Kathmandu Durbar Square/ Trip briefing at the hotel/ Preparation for climbing. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu
Day 3: Morning Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2804m/9199ft). Start trekking to Phakding (Alt. 2610m/8563ft).
Flight 40 minutes. Walking 3 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Phakding
Walking 5 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Namche Bazaar
Day trip to Shyangboche and Kumjung Village (Alt. 3780m/12402ft) and trek back to Namche Bazaar. Walking 5 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Namche Bazaar
Walking 5 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Tengboche
Walking 6 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Dingboche
Walking 4 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Dingboche
Walking 5 to 6 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Lobuche.
Walking 7 to 8 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Gorakshep.
Day 11: Early in the morning hike up to Kalapatthar (Alt. 5555m/18225ft) then trek down to Chukhung (Alt. 4730m/15518ft).
Walking 8 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Chukhung.
Walking 4 hours. Climbing training at Island Base Camp. Overnight at Tented Camp in Island Peak Base Camp
Day 13: Trekking from Island Peak Base Camp to Summit (6189 m/ 20305ft) and back to Island Base Camp, then to Chukhung.
Walking 10 to 12 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Chukung.
Walking 7 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Tengboche.
Walking 6 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Namche Bazaar
Walking 6:30 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Lukla
Rest of the day at leisure in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu
Day with rest in Kathmandu. You can do last minute shopping in Thamel, the tourist market of Kathmandu. Evening farewell dinner with Nepali Cultural show at authentic restaurant in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu
Our tour officer will drop you at international airport and see you off. End of Service. Or You may take optional side tours.