Island peak climbing expedition summit to climb Island peak
Guided island peak climbing is a moderate adventure take on the heart of great Himalayas. It is a classic blend of natural and cultural exploration opportunity in Khumbu region. With the elevation of 6189 meters above the sea level, Island peak stands as an island in the middle of ice-sea; the only region behind its name. Island peak situated is only a few miles from Mt. Everest. Locally the peak is celebrated by the name of Imja Tse.
A British team in 1953 was first to ascent the peak. The most enchanting part of this endeavor is that it is primarily established as an extension to the Everest case camp trekking. So, this climbing can be approached as an add-on activity to EBC trekking. This mountaineering undertaking is arguably best to explore and connect to the glorious settlement of mighty Himalayas.
Following the celebrated trail to Everest base camp, we will be heading to conquer the mountainous challenge imposed by the Island peak. The fascinating geographical appearance of the region, dramatic Buddhist monasteries, quaint Sherpa villages, and hospitable people of the region will be explored during this trip. Along the trail you will find the striking views of some of the impressive mountains in the world such as Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Makalu, Baruntse, and Ama Dablam forming a breath-taking Himalayan panorama. The ascent gets tougher and adventurous as you get to traverse across the Cho La pass 5420 m and Kongma La pass 5535 m.
Island peak climbing is a strenuous exercise and it requires you to be in a great physical condition to be able to handle it as its summit is above 20000 feet. Island peak is recommended for those who like challenge especially with climbing experience. We are local premium adventure service provider operates Island peak climbing throughout the year with our professional and amiable guides. A usual itinerary to this peak climbing has been detailed below. However, we can also arrange customized packages on your request.
Island peak climbing cost us dollar for foreigners per person basic
Island peak climbing full board package cost US$: 2295
Island peak climbing itinerary
Day 01: Arrival day at Kathmandu
Day 02: Flight to Lukla then trek to Phakding 2610 meters / 8563 feet
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3440 meters / 11286 feet
Day 04: Rest day at Namche for acclimatization hike to Everest view point
Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche 3860 meters / 12664 feet
Day 06: Tengboche to Pheriche 4200 meters / 13776 feet
Day 07: Pheriche to Lobuche 4910 meters / 16109 feet
Day 08: Lobuche to Everest base camp 5364 m & back to Gorak Shep 5140 meters
Day 09: Hike to Kala Patthar 5545meters / 18,192 feet and back to Lobuche
Day 10: Trek to Chhukung 4730 meters / 15518 feet via Kongma La 5,535m
Day 11: Trek to Island peak base camp 5,200 meters / 17,060 feet
Day 12: Imja tse base camp to Island Peak summit 6189 meters / 20305feet
Day 13: Trek Island peak base camp to Pangboche 3930 meters / 12894 feet
Day 14: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3440 meters / 11286 feet
Day 15: Trek to Lukla 2860 meters / 9383 feet
Day 16: Flight to Kathmandu then transfer to Hotel
Day 17: Transfer you to airport for departure
What’s included in given cost?
#Airport pickup and drop service by private vehicle
#3 star hotel in Kathmandu for two nights twin sharing BB basic
#Round trip flights Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu worth US$330
#All required personal and group climbing equipment / gears
#All meals and accommodation during the trekking and climbing period
#Experienced trekking & climbing guide trained by gov. of Nepal
#Highly experienced Sherpa, cook, porter and other support staffs
#Peak climbing permit, governmental procedure and local taxes
#Insurance of all staff including porters
#Sagarmatha national park permit and route map
#Travel and rescue arrangements
Note: Garbage deposit US$ 500 extra *refundable