Island Peak Climbing


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You need to be in average physical condition, able to walk up to a maximum of 5 hours a day on unpaved trails and track.

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Island Peak Climbing on Nepal Himalaya most famous and popular peaks also called Imjatse peak located on high Khumbu around beautiful and scenic Imjatse Valley. Island Peak Climbing an ideal peak at above 6,189 m / 20,305 ft high where you will be encircled with world highest mountains including towering Mt. Everest and range of giant peaks.

On Island Peak Climbing where walk leads you to explore Buddhist culture and religions as practiced by Highlander of Himalaya the Sherpa tribes known as natural climbers. Starting Island Peak climb, taking a flight to Lukla, then following our trail to Everest base camp, and then towards Imjatse Valley for Island Peak climb, after getting fully acclimatized and preparation climb the summit of Island Peak with a full support of View Nepal Treks expert guides.

After feeling on top of the world with the great experience of lifetime achievement, return journey downhill to Lukla for the flight back to Kathmandu, where this exciting and memorable adventure to Island Peak Climb completes.

On arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, received by View Nepal Treks staff with a warm welcome and transfer to respective hotels with a briefing regarding Island Peak climb and Everest trek, hotels, lodge on the route with doing and don’ts with welcome dinner.

Meal

Dinner

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

1400 m

View Nepal Treks reserves as free day preparation for the adventure to Island Peak climb where you can do last day shopping hiring and buying necessary gear required for the trip, with time one can book for half day sightseeing tour around Kathmandu-Bhaktapur and Patan city at places of interest

Meal

Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel

Altitude

1.400 m

Morning, transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport for scenic short to a flight of 30 minutes, overlooking views of mountain range with Mt. Everest. On reaching Lukla, here with time for short rest and then start the first day walk to Phakding village for the overnight stop. As route leads past many interesting farm villages, a nice pleasant trek with few short ups and gradual trails to reach at Phakding by Dudh Kosi River.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

2,640 m

After a nice morning, walk continues crossing bridges over Dudh Kosi River passing several interesting villages of Toc-Toc, Bhenkar and Monjo arriving at Sagarmatha National Park entrance gate, from here on the river bed for few hours and after the last bridge a steep uphill to Namche Bazaar, at Namche with facilities of good restaurant, pubs, cyber café, post office, and banks.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

3,440 m

At Namche rest day as well to get acclimatized before heading higher area. Optional short hike to Everest View Hotel or walk up on top Namche for views of Everest, Amadablam and adjoining peaks, visit the museum of great interest.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,440 m

From Namche on a pleasant trail with downhill to Imjatse River at Phunge-Tenga for lunch, afternoon walk uphill into rhododendron, pines, firs tree forest with views of snowcapped peaks. On reaching Thyangboche visit its monastery with the magnificent panorama of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtenga, Thamserku, Kwande and majestic Amadablam.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,867 m

After breakfast, morning walk downhill into lovely rhododendron and pines forest, a nice trek and then over a bridge above Imja Khola. From here a gradual uphill to Pangboche village, last permanent village before Everest Base Camp and Island Peak climb. From here walking up at exposed area with views of Mt. Amadablam and then last up and downhill to Pheriche for the overnight stop.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,240 m

A necessary rest day at Pheriche for proper acclimatization before heading Everest base camp and to our goal Island Peak climb, as from here altitude gains more. Pheriche with views Face of Amadablam North Face, a short high climb on the ridge provides views of world’s 5th highest Mt. Makalu and Amphu Labtsa peak including Island peak.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,260 m

After resting at Pheriche, morning walk on flat valley than with short climb for an hour to Thugla for lunch where Khumbu glacier melts into a raging river. At Thugla trail from Dingboche and Pheriche joins. After a lunch stop a steep climb for an hour to Thulga pass, here witness memorials of unfortunate climbers who died climbing Mt. Everest, Lhotse and other high mountains. From here a nice pleasant walk brings to Lobuche for an overnight stop.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,930 m

From Lobuche, our route leads closer to our destination at Everest Base Camp, as morning walk leads to gentle uphill with a short steep climb in between glacier and moraine to Gorakshep. Gorakshep located beneath Mt. Pumori and Kalapathar viewpoint hill. After Gorakshep walk further east to Everest Base Camp, where route leads over moraine and glaciers then finally reaching on the foot of Everest at base camp. Enjoy glorious views of massive Khumbu Ice Fall and glaciers, after completing an adventure of a lifetime experience walk back to Gorakshep for the overnight halt.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

5,170 m

Morning adventure leads you on top Kalapathar above 5,545 meters highest point of the trip, few hours of strenuous climb rewards you with an incredible panorama of mountains and of Mt. Everest at close distance. After catching breath-taking views descend to Gorakshep for breakfast and then continue to walk downhill to Pheriche within a windy valley for the possible lunch break and then walk to Pangboche village for the overnight stop.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

5,545 m

After Chukung walk to Imjatse valley at Parsya Gyab and Island Peak Base Camp, leading to a steep climb towards south on moraine left bank of Lhotse glacier, following glacial streams to the snout of Imja glacier crossing a dry lake between Lhotse and Imja glaciers to reach at base camp around Pareshaya Gyab, afternoon free to relax and acclimatization.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,970m

A necessary rest day for acclimatization and preparation, check the gear before the climb of Island Peak.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,970m

Climb to Island Peak can be done from base camp, but it is always safe and best to add an extra camp to make the climb more accessible. View Nepal for your safety and success will set High Camp this will make it more approachable to reach the summit of Island Peak. At high camp with free afternoon our guides will check and scout the route for next day climb, might fix ropes where necessary for the safe climb.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Camping

Altitude

5,400m

After final preparations, start the adventure for the Big Day! before dawn as the climb leads across a broad open gully, and following snow-covered glacier above, avoiding serac and crevasses climbing northwards over snow covered scree in the margin in between a glacier and base of the main top ridge. Then climb leads to cross a gully with some stone and icefall danger, a steep snow and ice ramp leads upwards for nearly 100 meters (300ft) to the top of the summit, on reaching the top with high spirit and triumph overlooking panorama of world’s highest mountains Mt. Everest 8,848 m, Lhotse 8,501 m, Mt. Amadablam 6,856 m, Mt. Makalu 8, 463 m, Chamlang and Baruntse peaks in the far distance, after an experience of a life time descend on the same route towards base camp.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Camping

Altitude

6,189m

View Nepal Treks for your success and enjoyable adventure climb, reserves an extra day as contingency, in situation like bad and unfavorable weather or adjusting this day to maintain the itinerary days taking care of client’s fitness as well on this high altitude adventure. If this day not used and all goes well according to our standard itinerary our guide / leader will use this extra day on return trek to Lukla, making some short day as you enjoy the walks with views on route.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

5,400m

After a great experience on Island peak climb, return journey to Lukla walking downhill with few uphill’s over moraine, then reaching at Chukhung, after a short rest, continue walk to Dingboche for overnight in the comfort of nice cozy lodge with mountain vista. Dingboche a temporary settlement located near Pheriche with about 20 lodges and grand views of Taboche, Cholatse, Ama-Dablam and as far to Mt. Makalu.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,260 m

Return journey is much easier losing heights every hours, walking downhill with few short ups to Pangboche and then to the bridge with two 2 hours climb to Thyangboche for overnight stop.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,867 m

After a great time descend to Imjatse River, with steep climb for an hour to Sanasa, from here on gradual path with short ups and downs to Namche Bazaar, a break here and then walk back to Dudh Kosi river valley and to Monjo for overnight stop.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

2,860 m

Morning walk reaching at Phakding from here retrace the journey back to Lukla with last climb, on reaching Lukla celebrate last night dinner with fellow trekkers and staff.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

2,830 m

From Lukla taking an early morning flight back to Kathmandu with views of mountains, at Kathmandu domestic airport our staff transfers you back to respective hotels with rest of the day free at leisure.

Meal

Breakfast and Lunch

Accomodation

Hotel

Altitude

1,400 m

A spare day in Kathmandu in case of flight delay and cancellation due to unfavorable bad weather which might occur, as the Himalayan weather can be unpredictable sometimes if all goes well have a free day or sightseeing tour of Kathmandu-Patan and Bhaktapur.

Meal

Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel

Altitude

1,400 m

Today, your last day in amazing Nepal with great experience and fond memories of Island Peak Climb and trekking, as per your time for international flight, View Nepal staff transfer you to airport for your final departure homeward bound or to your next destinations.

Meal

Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel

Altitude

1,400 m

What is Included ?

    • All arrival and departure transportation airport / hotel / airport.
    • Three Star (Tourist Standard) hotel in Kathmandu with bed / breakfast basis.
    • A guide who can speak English and government licensed.
    • Climbing certified Sherpa for climbing
    • Porter (2 clients: 1 porter).
    • Food in Trekking (B-L-D).
    • Lodge accommodation during trekking.
    • Applicable TIMS (Trekking Information Management Systems) card.
    • National Park permit for Sagarmatha national park
    • Domestic airfare as per the itinerary Kathmandu / Lukla / Kathmandu and trips briefing with full information and reconfirmation of your international air tickets also.
    • Full board trek basis includes (B-L-D) on Lodge accommodation during trekking and tent in climbing period.
    • Necessary camping equipment like dining tent. clients tent, toilet tent, kitchen utensils etc.
    • Service of trekking, climbing guide and porter daily wages-medical insurance, meals, and transportation allowance.
    • Welcome or Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural programs.
    • Note: We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.

What is Excluded?

    • Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel / medical insurance.
    • Drinks items(soft & hard), personal expenses.
    • Emergency evacuation by any means of transportation including Heli services and personal medical kit.
    • Tips for guide, climbing Sherpa and porter.
    • Early return from the trip due to personal / medical problem in this case clients should bear his / her own expenses on return from trek and in Kathmandu including expenses of accompanying guide / porters.

The given cost are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you. We also organizes trips on small groups, so we recommend you to reserve a seat for yourself by booking with us right away. Hurry! The adventure awaits you.

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