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Island Peak Climbing

Island Peak Climbing

Island Peak(6,189m)
Trip Profile: 23 Days Trip
05 Nights in Katahmandu
18 Days Trekking with Peak Climbing
 
Island peak has altitude of 6,189 meters also known as Imja Tse. This is one of the popular trekking peaks in Nepal for climbing in the heart of the Everest Himalayas. The name is because it is seen as an island peak in the sea of ice. Imja Tse has some of t he most spectacular views of the Himalayas in Khumbu region. Other mountains seen from the summit are giant Everest (8,848 meters), Nuptse(7,879m),  Lhotse (8,516m),  Lhotse Middle Peak (8,410m) and Lhotse Shar (8,383m).
 
For advanced beginner or intermediate climbers, Island provides platform to prepare for a big Himalaya expedition in Nepal. It helps to acclimatize before heading to bigger mountain to climb. IT is one of the most popular and demanding trekking peak in Nepal. Trek through the Himalayan Khumbu can be done for acclimatizing island peak climbing. The simple route for climbing Island Peak is South East Flank & South-West Ridge. The Island Peak base camp is Pareshaya Gyab (5,087m) and this lies between Imja Tse and the lateral moraine of the Imja Glacier. Trekkers should be aware of possible avalanche because of the heavy snow fall.

The finest time for Island peak climbing is  early March to late May and early September to late December when the weather is favorable for the trekkers.

Trip Fact

  • Trip Duration: 23 Day(s)
Day 01:    Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02-3: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 04:    Khamandu - Lukla by flight. Trek to Phakding.
Day 05:    Namche Bazaar.
Day 06:    Khumjung.
Day 07:    Dole.
Day 08:    Machermo.
Day 09:    Gokyo - Gokyo Ri - Na.
Day 10:    Phortse
Day 11:    Pangboche
Day 12:    Chhukhung.
Day 13:    Island Peak Base Camp.
Day 14:    Rest at Base Camp
Day 15:    High Camp.
Day 16:    Summit - Chhukhung.
Day 17:    Dingboche.
Day 18:    Tengboche.
Day 19:    Monjo.
Day 20:    Lukla
Day 21:    Lukla – Kathmandu by flight
Day 22:    Free day in Kathmandu
Day 23:    Departure

Service Includes

01.04nights hotel in Kathmandu with bed & Breakfast.
02.Permit fee of Isalnd Peak
03.Food & Fuel during the trek and base camp during the expedition period
04.Staff: 1 Base camp Guide, 1 Cook, 1 Cook helper
05.All cargo from Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu and necessary porters for trekking.
06.Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu by flight.
07.Equipment allowance, daily allowance for officer, expedition staff
08.Expedition insurance for Nepalese staff
09.1 tent for 2 persons, Mat, dining tent, Toilet tent, Mess tent, Store tent, Table and chairs
10.1 officer from Gov.
11.Airport - Hotel - Airport transfer
12.Agency Service Charge

Service Excludes

01.PERSONAL equipment for climbing
02.Personal Insurance of climber
03.Climbing food, Gas & stove.
04.Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
05.Emergency Rescue evacuation by helicopter
06.Walki Takie permit, Radio Permit, Satellite phone permit,
07.Oxygen & regulator,
08.Climbing Sherpa,
09.Personal expenses
10.Bar Bills
11.Tips etc.

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