Island Peak Summit

20 Day Island Trekking Peak Climbing

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What You'll Do
  • Take an incredible panoramic trip through the Himalayas on this one-hour scenic flight
  • Enjoy with unique Sherpa culture in local villages of Khumbu region
Overview
Island peak is one of the most popular trekking peaks for Peak Expedition in Khumbu region of Nepal. Technically easy trekking peak which requires least skill of climbing in mountain and use ice axe and crampons in fixed rope.
What to Expect
Island Peak Climbing is one of the most popular peak expeditions in Everest Region of Nepal. The peak is listed as NMA trekking peak which is technically simple to climb and it offers superb panorama views of Khumbu area from its summit. Nuptse, Lhotse, Lhotse Middle Peak as yet still unclimbed and Lhotse Shar are the major Himalayas of over 8000 m snowy capped peaks could be viewed from the summit of this peak. To the east of this classic trekking peak the rising above the frozen waves of the Lhotse Shar Glacier the Cho Polu (6.734mt.) and with red granite mass of Mt.Makalu (8,475m) could also be viewed. The Peak is also known as Imja Tse in Nepali.

Snowy horizon offers you full board package for this Island Peak Mountaineering as a unique adventure including climbing permit from NMA and all other necessary logistics form arrival up to departure from Kathmandu. This package may include both Everest base camp trekking and Island Peak climbing at a time. Upon your request we do also offer only base camp service of this peak climbing where the climber may arrange all required logistics for above the base camp. Yet the peak permit is provided by us. The route of this trek and expedition lies in Everest Region which is also known as Khumbu Area of Nepal’s mountaineering.

In fact, Snowy Horizon invites both the climbers requiring full board service or base camp service for this Island Peak Climbing. Our service includes the proper maps of the trekking and climbing route, hygienic high altitude food cooked freshly by our experienced cooks, experienced and professional trekking and climbing Sherpas and guides, sufficient and quality logistics, properly arranged arrival and departure transfers, well managed accommodation and tours to Kathmandu valley. This mountain climbing in Nepal is introduced as an inexpensive and easy adventure with low permit fee for aspiring climbers. They can experience the striking beauty of the summit with only 6160m of the Island peak Expedition. The climbers can be acclimatized in this cold temperature in the pocket on the way back from the standard Everest base camp trekking. Thus, it is said that the Island Peak climbing could be done as an add-on activity to the most famous EBC trekking adventure.

Island Peak Climbing Itinerary- Year 2013

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu International Airport, receive and transfer to the Hotel.

Day 02: Preparation, Briefings, Last minute shopping in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla; Trek (4hrs) to Phakding (2652m), lodge accommodation.

Day 04: Trek (6hrs) from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m) through colorful Khumbu villages; Lodge accommodation

Day 05: Rest day for acclimatization; you may hike to famous Everest View Hotel (3800m) (3hrs) to see Everest; back at Namche visit Hilary and Sherpa museum

Day 06: Trek (5hrs) from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3850m); visit significant Buddhist monastery; lodge accommodation

Day 07: Trek (4-5hrs) from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4350m); catch glimpses of Lhotse and Ama Dablam; lodge accommodation

Day 08: Rest for acclimatization at Dingboche; enjoy pleasant and scenic Sherpa village

Day 09: Trek (2-3hrs) from Dingboche to Chhukung (4730m); lodge accommodation

Day 10: Trek (3hrs) from Chhukung to Island Peak Base Camp (5087m); camping

Oct14/Day 11-12: Climb to Island Peak (6189m); camping

Oct15/Day 13: Trek (3hrs) from Island Peak Base Camp to Chhukung; lodge accommodation

Oct16/Day 14: Trek (4hrs) from Chhukung to Pangboche (3985m); enjoy Sherpa culture; lodge accommodation

Oct17/Day 15: Trek (6hrs) from Pangboche to Khumjung (3790m.); lodge accommodation

Oct18/Day 16: Trek (5hrs) from Khumjung to Monjo; All the way we walk downhill; En route we pass Namche Bazaar. Stay overnight at lodge in Monjo.

Day 17: Trek (3hrs) from Monjo to Lukla (2800m) through scenic Khumbu; This last evening in the mountains is the ideal opportunity for a farewell party with our staff.

Day 18: We take again scenic flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, which takes about 35 minutes.

Day 19: Leisure day; sightseeing in Kathmandu (Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath); Farewell-Celebration Dinner.

Day 20: Transfer to the airport for final departure
What's Included
  • Three nights Hotel in Kathmandu on B/B basis;
  • Surface transportation as per Itinerary.
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee)
  • Full board Accommodation of Lodges, Guesthouses in Twin Sharing Bases
  • All camping equipment
  • Flight Ticket from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu
  • 20kg baggage allowance in flight and during trekking
  • Trekking Permit and TIMS card will be provided
  • NMA Climbing permit for Mera peak
  • Necessary staff during the trekking and climbing as per Group size
  • Facility of Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment forstaff.
  • Group medical supplies
  • High altitude food and all climbing crew will be available
  • Necessary fixed and dynamic ropes and kitchen crew
  • Experience and Government license holder climbing Sherpa guide as per group size.
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu before departure from Kathmandu.
  • Snowy Horizon Special Gifts
What's Not Included
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Personal accident insurance or Helicopter rescue.
  • Airfare international flights
  • Nepal entry visa fee, Visa issuance is easy at the arrival
  • Any kind of Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot shower.
  • Alcoholic beverages, Mineral water, laundry, phone calls, Internets.
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • All kind of Personal Expenses
  • Ice fall fees Garbage Deposit (Sharing with other member) if applicable.
  • Wake talkies &Filming permit.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
Meeting Point

Kathmandu Airport (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
In case of trekking tours that require permits, the amount of royalty of permit is fully non refundable after issued, this is due to government regulations. Flight tickets issued domestic and international, the airline’s cancellation policy is applicable.

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