Peak Climbing in Nepal » Island Peak (6189m).

Pol Goven at Island PeakIsland Peak Climbing is one of the most famous in Nepal. It stands in the Everest Region, reaches a height of 6,189m and is popularly known as Island Peak, a name given to it by Eric Shipton’s party in 1951, as the peak resembles an island in a sea of ice when viewed from Dingboche. Later in 1983, the peak was given the Nepali name Imja Tse.

The peak was first ascended in 1953 by a British team as part of their preparations for climbing Everest. Tenzing Norgay was one of the members of the first ascent team. The peak is actually part of the south ridge of Lhotse Shar and forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise to the north of Nuptse, Lhotse, Middle Peak and Lhotse Shar.

There is different Route for Island Peak Climbing via Gokyo valley, Over Chola pass, Everest Base camp and Island Peak. This is one of the best trekking destinations in Nepal and you will have good acclimatization for Island Peak. More Pictures>>>

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: pick up from the Airport, transfer to hotel and welcome dinner.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley.
Day 03: Kathmandu - Lukla by flight & trek to phakding (2652m) (4 hours)
Day 04: Phakding to Namche bazaar (3446m) (6 hours).
Day 05: Rest in Namche Bazaar for Acclimatization.
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Phortse Thanga (3500m) (5 hours).
Day 07: Phortse Thanga to Dole (4200m) (3:30 hours).
Day 08: Dole to Machherma (4410m) (3:30 hours).
Day 09: Machherma to Gokyo (4750m) (4 hours).
Day 10: Gokyo to Gokyo RI (5360m) Thangna (4700m).
Day 11: Thangna to cholapass O/V in Dzongla (4843m) (7 to 8 hrs.).
Day 12: Dzongla to Labuche (4900m) (4 to 5 hrs) sun seat view on Kalapather.
Day 13: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5360m) over night Goracshep (5180m).
Day 14: Trek to chukung (3700m) overnight in Lodge.
Day 15: Trek to Island peak Base Camp (5200m) overnight in Camp.
Day 16: Trek to Island peak High Camp (5500m) overnight in camp.
Day 17: Island peak summit (6189m) overnight in Base Camp (5200m).
Day 18: Trek to Dhingboche (4300m) Overnight in Lodge.
Day 19: Trek to Tengboche overnight in Lodge.
Day 20: Trek to Namche Bazaar overnight in Lodge.
Day 21: Trek to Lukla overnight in Lodge.
Day 22: flight Back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
Day 23: Sightseeing/Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 24: Transfer to International Airport and fly home.

Const Includes

  • Arrival in International Airport and Departure.
  • 4 Night's hotel in Kathmandu with Bed & Breakfast.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley with Guide & Entrance fee.
  • Entrance fee in Sagarmatha National Park.
  • Peak Permit and Climbing Guide.
  • Local Transfer and domestic flight.
  • Domestic airport departure taxes.
  • All camping Equipment, two men tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table, Table & chairs.
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner in trekking and climbing period.
  • Guide, Cook, sherpa, Kitchen staffs and porters
  • Insurance for trekking staff and Equipments.

Const Excludes

  • Personal equipment for Trekking & Peak climbing.
  • Personal travel Insurance.
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation.
  • Personal expenses/Bar bills.
  • Tipping for trekking staff.

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