Overview

Island Peak located at the height of 6173m is also identified as Imja Tse. Island peak is one of the challenging peak climbing and it is the additional climb of Lhotse Shar, a well-liked for trekking path that can be climbed traversing the Everest Base Camp. Passing the way via Gokyo Valley, our ascending path leads to the peak letting us to notice wonderful views all around.

The name Island has been kept for the peak because it comes into sight like an island when observed from Dingboche. Being positioned on the acme of Chhukung Glacier, to reach the climax is very demanding one. Likewise, Island Peak Climbing also consists of ascending Gokyo Ri for amazing view of Mt. Everest, Cho Oyo as well as number of other peaks. Trekking track leads us to Chola Pass and then after we will get to Dingboche from where the path of Island Peak kickd off. The narrow apex ridge is assorted rock and ice wall so it can be the tricky section while climbing. On the way we will have enough acclimatization to adapt ourselves in the high elevation.

Boundless Himalaya Trekking and Expeditions puts forward Island peak climbing intended to everyone from proficient climber to an inexpert but adventure enthusiast as anyone will be guided by an expert mountain guide. Spring and autumn are the best time of year to go for Makalu Expedition. Trekking to Island Peak goes passing Everest Base Camp. So, a person should be bodily well and healthy. The trek moves on passing by Everest Base Camp, Kalapatthar, Chola Pass, Gokyo Valley, and to finish we will arrive at the summit of Island Peak.


Highlights of the Trekking Peak

 Panoramic views of Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Thamserku, old Tyangboche monastery, exploring Namche Bazaar, Khumjung village and Pangboche village

A. Itinerary in Detail (21 Days)

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu / Welcome and receive from airport / transfer to hotel / introductory briefing about the trip

Day 02: Full day sightseeing of Kathmandu to include all important heritage sites

Day 03: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla; Trek to Phakding, 2610 m

Day 04: Trek to Namche bazzar,3441 m

Day 05: Acclimatization day- Trekking around Namche Bazaar.

Day 06: Trek to Tengbuche, 3860 m

Day 07: Trek to Dingbuche, 4400 m

Day 08: Trek to Lobuche, 4915m

Day 09: Trek to Gorakhshep 5160m

Day 10: Ascend Early Morning ascent to KalaPatthar 5545 m and trek to EBC (Everest Base Camp), 5363m and back to Gorakhshep

Day 11: Trek to Dingboche

Day 12: Trek to Chhukung, 4710 meters

Day 13: Chhukung to Island Peak Base Camp, 5200m, overnight at camp

Day 14: Acclimatization Day- Basic Training Ascend to High camp 5600m, overnight at camp

Day 15: Summit 6189m and descend to Chhukung

Day 16: Reserve Day for contingency

Day 17: Trek to Namche Bazaar

Day 18: Trek to Lukla

Day 19: Fly back to Kathmandu

Day 20: Free day in Kathmandu for shopping and relaxation

Day 21: As per your flight schedule, transfer to airport and fly back home

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

(The cost varies with the number of trekkers in the group. Please contact us with the number of trekkers for the exact quote)

B. Itinerary in Detail (24 Days)

Day 01: Drive to Jiri by Express public bus or private bus depending on group size (9/10 hours driving) and over night at lodge.
Day 02: Trek to Bhandar (1520 mtr. 7/8 hours walking) over night at lodge.
Day 03: Trek to Sete (2500 mtr. 6/7 hours walking) over night at lodge.
Day 04: Trek to Junbesi (2675 mtr. 6/7 hours walking) over night at lodge.
Day 05: Trek to Nunthala (2345 mtr. 5/6 hours walking) over night at lodge.
Day 06: Trek to Kahrikhola (2194 mtr. 5/6 hours walking) over night at lodge.
Day 07: Trek to Puyan (2890 mtr. 6 hours walking) over night at lodge.
Day 08:  Trek to Phakding (2935 mtr. 6/7 hours walking) over night at lodge.
Day 09: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3443 mtr. 5/6 hours walking). Over night at lodge.
Day 10: Rest Day acclimatization and exploration
Day 11: Trek to Khumjung (3,790 m), Overnight at Lodge.
Day 12: Trek to Tyangboche (3,867 m), Overnight at Lodge.
Day 13: Trek to Dingboche (4,343 m), Overnight at Lodge.
Day 14: Trek to Chhukung (4,730 m), Overnight at Lodge.
Day 15: Island Peak base camp, Overnight at Tented camp.
Day 16: Island Peak High camp (5,600 m), Overnight at Tented camp.
Day 17: Island Peak Summit (6,169 m) back to base camp, Overnight at Tented camp.
Day 18: Trek to Pangboche (3,901 m), Overnight at Lodge.
Day 19: Trek to Khumjung (3,790 m), Overnight at Lodge.
Day 20: Trek to Phakding, Overnight at Lodge.
Day 21: Trek to Lukla, Overnight at Resort.
Day 22: Fly back to Kathmandu, Overnight at Hotel.
Day 23: Free day relaxation, shopping and personal activities in Kathmandu.
Day 24: As per your flight schedule, transfer to airport and fly back home or to your next destination with great experiences of Himalayan adventure

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

(The cost varies with the number of trekkers in the group. Please contact us with the number of trekkers for the exact quote)

Cost Includes

  •       Accommodation in Kathmandu in three star hotel on Bed and Breakfast basis as per the itinerary
  •       Sightseeing in Kathmandu with guide and car
  •       Entry permits to all the monumental zones in Kathmandu
  •       Island peak climbing permit
  •       Peak climbing guide with insurance, transportation, accommodation, meals, equipment and allowances included
  •      Trekking permit/Everest National Park entry permit
  •      Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) fee
  •      Land transportation from Kathmandu to Jiri
  •      All accommodation teahouse/lodge/ three nights camp during the climbing period.
  •   Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking period
  •   Qualified and experienced trekking guide, cook and porter services
  •   All the camping gear for camping during climb.
  •   Lukla – Kathmandu flight ticket with cargo service
  •   Transportation, accommodation, meals, allowance, insurance and equipment for all trekking staff
  •   All the official paper work and all applicable government taxes
  •   Sleeping bag, down jacket and rucksack if required

Cost Excludes

  •       Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  •      Client’s insurance
  •       Expenses of personal nature and all bar bills
  •       Expenses other than mentioned in inclusion section above
  •       Tips
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