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Island Peak Climbing

Island Peak ClimbingIsland peak is easy and popular climbing peak in the world. It is rising in south part of Mt Everest. Early 80’s this peak name was Imja Tse Peak. Now a day’s popular name is Island peak. It is easy technical aspect of the climb. The first ascent of island Peak was made by Col. Jimmy Roberts and Sen Tensing on 20 May 1953 but the region was first explored extensively by British expeditions in the early 50's. Members of those teams included Edmund Hillary, Eric Shipton and Geroge Lowe.

The attraction of island peak climbing Chukung Glacier and icefalls and snow- covered tallest mountain. Chukung is rock valleys, hundred years old Sherpa Villages. When you summit (6183m) see the superb view of Mt Everest, Lhotse, Ama- dablam. On the way to Climb island peak friendly Sherpa village, Tengboche monastery.

Glacier Adventure Company has a decade of experience in peak climbing field. We carefully design itinerary allows optimum time for the building fitness and acclimatize safely. We learned, never to rush climbing to high altitude in the high Himalayas.

Trip Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing

Day 03: Kathmandu to Phakding(2650m)

Day 04: Phakding to Namche(3450m)

Day 05: Acclimatization day !

Day 06: Namche to Tengboche(3860m)

Day 07: Tengboche to Chukung(4730m)

Day 08: Chukung to Island Base camp(5200m)

Day 09: Base camp to Highcamp(5600m)

Day 10: Highcamp to summit to chukung(4730m)

Day 11: Chukung to Namche (3450m)

Day 12: Namche to Lukla(2850m)

Day 13: Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 14: Leisure day in Kathmandu

Day 15: Departure day

Trip Detail Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, our Airport representative will meet you and transfer you to hotel. You will have time have a complete rest, in the evening you will have a welcome dinner at a traditional restaurant and you will spend over night at hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing You will have sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley such as Pashupati temple, Boudhanath, Swayambhu and Kathmandu durbar square among others. Then, in the afternoon, you will make overall preparation of the climbing, you will meet your climbing leader and team members and spend your night in hotel.

Day 03 Kathmandu to Phakding(2650m) On this day, early in morning, you will have some 40 minute flight to lukla (2850m). Then the trail follows to the bank of dudh koshi. You will cross Chaurikharka, Thado koshi, ghat. On the way, you will have chance to see Kusum kangaroo himal. After some four hour walk you get hotel and spend a night there.

Day 04 Phakding to Namche(3450m) We continue our trek, the way follows too the bank of Dudh koshi river, beautiful pine forest, cross long suspension bridge. Along the way you will cross hillay's suspension bridge, on the way, you will also have a view of Mt. Everest and you spend a night in hotel at Namchhe Bazar.

Day 05 Acclimatization day ! On this day, you will have time for acclimatization day. You will have time to visit around Namche bazaar, which is main attraction place in Mt. Everest region. We have a fine walk around Namche bazaar. You adjust with thin air. There you can see the traditional custom of Sherpa people, good view of Mt. Everest and other mountains and spend a night over there.

Day 06 Namche to Tengboche(3860m) Today, the trail ascend until Sanasa. then the trail desent until Fugi thanga.When cross suspension bridge then until tengboche ascent.Tengboche is famous for highest place monastry biggest monastry in Nepal.Magnificient view point like Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Themserku…..etc.

Day 07 Tengboche to Chukung(4730m) From Tengboche, the trail slight down and slight up until Pangboche. Pangboche also sherpa village.The Trail follows to Imja khola, from where you will see Mt. Everest, Amadablam, Island peak among other and you will meet your climbing guide in chukung. The guide will explain you about climbing and prepare all the things and you will spend overnight in hotel.

Day 08 Chukung to Island Base camp(5200m) On this day, you will have a short day trek only about 3 to 4 hours walk then you reach base camp. Your climbing guide teach you climbing idea and you spend overnight in tent.

Day 09 Base camp to Highcamp(5600m) On this day, the trail ascends up and you will climb some 400 m from there you can have a see the view of Imja lake and mountain view and you spend a night high camp.

Day 10 Highcamp to summit to chukung(4730m) On this day, is important day in your trip. You start early in the morning. It will take several hours to reach top of island peak. Your guide will fix the rope to reach on the top. When you reach on the top then, you will return back to Chukung and spend a night in hotel.

Day 11 Chukung to Namche (3450m) One this day, you will walk 7-8 hours good mountain view cross rhododendron forest, Sherpa village and reach Namche bazaar where you will have time to relax. Overnight hotel.

Day 12 Namche to Lukla(2850m) After taking breakfast, you will be back same way to Lukla and confirm your flight to Kathmandu and visit around and spend a night at Lukla.

Day 13 Lukla to Kathmandu Early in the morning, you will have a flight to Kathmandu then the guide will transfer you to the hotel. You will have time to take rest and relax.

Day 14 Leisure day in Kathmandu
Today, you will have leisure day, in case there is bad weather in Lukla, you will have time to go for shopping, souvenir to your family members and friends.

Day 15 Departure day We will be dropped to the international airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination

Note: This is only the tentative itinerary, we can modify or arrange as per your time and requirements.

Cost Details

Price Includes

  1. Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus.
  2. Standard twin sharing accommodation in two/three star hotel in Kathmandu breakfast included. (4 nights)
  3. Wel-come and fair well dinner.
  4. All accommodation and meals during the trek & Climbing.
  5. A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide and Entrance fees
  6. Government licensed experienced English speaking trekking/climbing Guide. During the trek & Climbing.
  7. The required number of local staff and Porters to carry your luggage during the trek.
  8. Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
  9. Sagarmatha national Park permits/Island peak Permit fees/ Garbage Deposit Fee.
  10. General Climbing equipment such as rope, Ice Screw, Snow Bar etc.
  11. Down Jacket and sleeping bag (which needs to be returned after the trek.)
  12. Free duffle Bag/T- shirt/trekking map
  13. Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu
  14. Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu/airport tax
  15. All our government taxes.
  16. Official expense.
Please Note:s
-If you need extra accommodation in Kathmandu .You have to pay.

Price Excludes

  1. Your travel and rescue insurance
  2. International airfare and airport departure tax.
  3. Nepal entry visa, you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu.
  4. Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  5. Personal trekking Equipment.
  6. Tips for staff.
  7. Others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes.
  8. Excess baggage charges
  9. Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara(and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  10. Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled.

Fixed Departure Dates

We will easily organize this trip on the dates requested by you. Please contact us for your customized departure date

Trip Facts

Trip Grade: Mountaineering
Activities: Hiking & Trekking, Sightseeing, Climbing
Accommodation: Lodge and tent
Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu/ All the meals during trekking/ Climbing
Trip Duration: 15 Days
Destination: Island Peak Summit
Max. Altitude: 6189m (Summit of Island peak)
Group Size: Minimum 1
Best Season: March, April, May, September, October, November
Start/End: Kathmandu
Daily walking Hour: 5 to 7 hours
Transportation: Car/Van/Plane
Trip Price: USD 1980

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