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Island Peak Climbing

Overview

The government of Nepal officially allowed the permit to 33 peaks of Nepal which can be climbed. Island Peak (6192 m.) is the most popular peak and also the most beautiful peak. There is no season restriction for the climbing in this peak as it is open for all the season around the year. The peak in local people is famous as an Imja Tse peak. The British team had successfully climbed this Island peak back in 1953 and since then numerous climbers have successfully completed the summit of Island Peak Climbing. The major attractions and reason behind the Island peak climbing are because the climbing in this peak is considered as the acclimatisation peak climbing before climbing the higher peaks. Island Peak climbing starts from Island Peak Base camp. The itinerary of Island Peak Climbing follows the Everest Base Camp Trek.

The Peregrine Treks team takes you to the Island Peak Base Camp via the amazing Everest Base Camp Trekking trail encountering the various attractions in the Namche Bazaar, Lukla, Tengboche and Phakding. The peak gives you the comfortable ride of the peak and treats you with the stunning scenery of the major attractions of the Khumbu region.  If the peak can be referred to an Island in a glacial ocean than the mainland forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise in the north to the summit of Nuptse, Lhotse middle peak and Lhotse. To the east, rising above the frozen waves of the Lhotse glacier, Cho pole beyond which can be seen the red granite mass of Makalu (8475m/ 27805ft). To the south of the Imja and Baruntse and the Amphu peaks lead the eye to the magnificent summit of Ama Dablam, which is like a giant sea

Come and be the part of this amazing journey to the Himalayas. Make your own memory tale about the heroic summit of the peak. Peregrine Treks Team would definitely help you fulfilling your climbing dream.

 

Island Peak Climbing Itinerary & Other Details

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Day 02: Kathmandu (1300m/4264ft): trip preparation

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft) then trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft): 40 min flight, 3-4 hours trek

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

Day 05: Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,283 ft): Acclimatization Day

Day 06: Trek to Tengboche from Namche Bazaar (3,870m/12,694ft): 5- 6 hours

Day 07: Trek to Pheriche from Tengboche (4,200m/13,776ft): 4-5 hours

Day 08: Trek to Lobuche  from Pheriche (4,930m/16,170ft): 5-6 hours

Day 09: Trek to Gorak Shep from Lobuche (5170 m/16,961ft), visit Everest Base Camp (5364m/17,594ft): 6-7 hours

Day 10: Trek to Kala Patthar from Gorak Shep (5545m/18,192ft) and back to Lobuche (4940m/16,207ft): 7-8 hours

Day 11: Trek to Kongma La from Lobuche (5,535m/18,159ft) to Chhukung (4,730m/15,518ft): 6-7 hours

Day 12: Chhukung to Island Peak base camp (5,200m/17,060ft): 3-4 hours

Day 13: Pre-climb training on Island Peak Base Camp

Day 14: Island Peak base camp to Island Peak summit (6,189m/20,305ft),back to base camp: 10-12 hours

Day 15: Trek to Pangboche from Island Base Camp 3,985m/13,074ft) 5-6 hours

Day 16: Trek down to Namche Bazaar from Pangboche (3,440m/11,286ft): 4-5 hours

Day 17:  Trek down to Lukla from Namche Bazaar (2,800m/9,186ft): 6-7 hours

Day 18: Fly back to Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)

Day 19: Final Departure to your destination


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Day 01

Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Day 02

Kathmandu (1300m/4264ft): trip preparation

Day 03

Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft) then trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft): 40 min flight, 3-4 hours trek

Day 04

Trek to Namche Bazaar from Phakding (3,440m/11,283ft): 5-6 hours

Day 05

Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,283 ft): Acclimatization Day

Day 06

Trek to Tengboche from Namche Bazaar (3,870m/12,694ft): 5- 6 hours

Day 07

Trek to Pheriche from Tengboche (4,200m/13,776ft): 4-5 hours

Day 08

Trek to Lobuche from Pheriche (4,930m/16,170ft): 5-6 hours

Day 09

Trek to Gorak Shep from Lobuche (5170 m/16,961ft), visit Everest Base Camp (5364m/17,594ft): 6-7 hours

Day 10

Trek to Kala Patthar from Gorak Shep (5545m/18,192ft) and back to Lobuche (4940m/16,207ft): 7-8 hours

Day 11

Trek to Kongma La from Lobuche (5,535m/18,159ft) to Chhukung (4,730m/15,518ft): 6-7 hours

Day 12

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

Day 13

Pre-climb training on Island Peak Base Camp

Day 14

Island Peak base camp to Island Peak summit (6,189m/20,305ft),back to base camp: 10-12 hours

Day 15

Trek to Pangboche from Island Base Camp 3,985m/13,074ft) 5-6 hours

Day 16

Trek down to Namche Bazaar from Pangboche (3,440m/11,286ft): 4-5 hours

Day 17

Trek down to Lukla from Namche Bazaar (2,800m/9,186ft): 6-7 hours

Day 18

Fly back to Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)

Day 19

Final Departure to your destination

Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop and transfer to hotel
  • Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
  • Hotel in Kathmandu, teahouses in trekking and tented accommodation in climbing
  • Meals during Trekking and climbing period
  • All ground transportation as per our itinerary by private vehicles
  • All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking climbing guide, cook, assistant climbing leader (5trekkers 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters
  • Domestic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
  • All necessary paperwork like trekking permits and climbing permit
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bags, Trekking duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag have to return after trip completion)
  • Mountaineering camping and climbing equipment high-quality equipment like North Face or Mountain Hardwar tents, mattresses, and kitchen equipment
  • Travel and rescue arrangements provide
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag
  • All government and local taxes

Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fee (15 days: USD 25, 1 month: USD 40, 3 month: USD 100)
  • International airfare
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Accommodation and meals in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from the mountain because of any reason.
  • Altitude chamber or oxygen
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Personal climbing guide on your request
  • Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, bar bills, mineral/boiled water, shower, etc
  • Tips for trekking and climbing crew member
Island Climbing Map
 

Trip Facts

Destination:Nepal
Duration:19 days
Group Size:2-12 pax
Arrival on:Tribhuban International Airport, Kathmandu
Departure:Kathmandu
Max Altitude:Summit 6189 m.
Difficulty:Tough
Accomodation:3 star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Bed During Trekking

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