Island Peak Climbing - 14 Days

Duration: 14 Days   |  
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Very Strenuous
  • Style: Trekking and Tour
  • Transportation: By Air
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Trekkers Hut
  • Group Size: 1 to 20
  • Max Altitude: 6189m

The marvelous Island Peak Climbing package is the most popular peak climb in Nepal. After an amazing foothill journey, make your way up the mass of rock and ice that looms over the Chhuknug Valley. At the top of Island Peak (6189 meters), be confronted with a heart-stopping panorama of the Everest region. Take a look around you and see glimmering mountain peaks in each direction. To the east, Makalu (8481 meters) and Baruntse (7129 meters) appear at eye level. To the north, Nuptse (7879 meters) and Lhotse (8501 meters) shine bright. To the south of us, the iconic Ama Dablam peak (6812 meters) stares back at us.

Without a doubt, the experience of climbing Island Peak is one that you will cherish forever. Climbers are overcome with a sense of pleasure and pride during the moments at the top of the peak. Take some photos to bring back memories, but also try and admire them in the present. Those moments of standing at the top of Island Peak only happen once!

As with all peak climbing excursions, the ascent does not come without a little work beforehand. However, it’s not so much work when you are enjoying it! After flying to Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla (aka the most dangerous airport in the world), begin hiking up towards Namche Bazaar. Through forests and villages, the expansive trade and tourism town provide a perfect opportunity to learn about the Sherpa community.

Our level of energy and excitement builds as we near Island Peak Base Camp. At Island Peak Base Camp, we realize we are truly in the mountains. We take a day to acclimatize and brief on the upcoming ascent. Then we head further to High Camp to again acclimatize and have one last look to make sure the gear is as ready as we are. Finally, the time comes. Wake up in the middle of the night, before sunrise, to begin the climb. We must maximize our chances of good weather. At the jaw-dropping peak, we celebrate a successful climb and take some photos. The splendor of the view cannot be described! You must see if to believe it. After some time at the peak, head back down to Lukla. What a memorable adventure!!

The Island Peak Climbing itinerary has been designed by expert climbers to maximize acclimatization periods and prevent altitude sickness. We strive to do everything to allow you to have a successful ascent. If you would like to extend the journey for a trip to Gokyo Lakes or Everest Base Camp, let us know! We can manage the itinerary and costs accordingly. Also, novice and expert climbers alike can take part in Island Peak Climbing.

Climb Island Peak any time of the year. The best times to make the trip, though, are during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These seasons provide the best weather and clearest skies. It is possible to climb in the winter, though the snow can pose additional challenges. Third Eye Adventure Pvt. Ltd. handles the trek with complete management. If you have any questions about the climb, do ask!

Highlights

  • Breathtaking glacier views from the top of the Island peak.
  • Adventurous lodges hikes towards Everest base camp.
  • Explore beautiful Sherpa culture and their livelihood.
  • Hiking through small Sherpa villages, across the rivers, up mountain valleys.
  • A visit to the Tengboche Monastery which can be viewed from the top of Mt. Everest.
  • Climb Island peak for the most spectacular views of the entire mountain ranges of Khumbu valley.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01 Fly to Lukla - 45 minutes and trekking to Phakding - 3 hours.

    After breakfast, we take an early morning trip to Lukla. In the wake of hovering over the stunning green and white mountains, we achieve Tenzing-Hillary Airport at Lukla. This is one of the most excellent air courses in the world finishing on arrival on a slope encompassed by high mountains. Upon our landing in Lukla, we meet the remainder of our team individuals.

    Next, we start our trek through the prosperous town of Lukla to Phakding. To aid acclimatization, we just have a short climb today. In any case, whenever intrigued by extra exercises, we can agree with a particular stance and trek to a close-by cloister.

    • Max. Altitude: 2610m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Phakding
  • Day 02 Trek to Namche bazaar from Phakding - 6 hours.

    After breakfast in Phakding we'll be preparing for the trek to Namche Bazaar, the greatest Sherpa town in Nepal and after that along Dudh Koshi River by means of a long suspension extension, and afterward through a delightful pine woods to Monjo, around two hours away. Before long, we will approach the passageway to Sagarmatha National Park for a short license check and afterward plunge to Dudh Kosi River.

    Lunch will be served here, and after that it’s tough to Namche. Our way along the riverbank is flanked by two intersections, one of which is the Hillary Suspension Bridge. It’s an intense move up the slope to our resting place, yet you’ll be remunerated in Namche Bazaar with your first look at Everest in its superbness. It is a tough stroll from Hillary Bridge to Namche Bazaar.

    • Max. Altitude: 3440m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Namche Bazaar
  • Day 03 Namche bazaar Acclimatization day

    This is the day saved for break. There are a couple of alternatives saved during the current day. We can either walk around Namche’s interesting towns or interact with the Sherpa individuals and their rich culture, or we can climb up to the Everest View Hotel and appreciate a very close perspective on the forceful Everest. Today will be spent resting and enabling our bodies to progress toward becoming acclimatized to the elevated height. Look at the Sherpa exhibition hall for an outline of the Sherpa culture and history of mountaineering. On Saturdays, the Hatt Bazaar is open for exchanging. It is a piece of the bigger Namche Bazaar, a shopping centre point loaded up with all way of trekking and mountaineering apparel and hardware.

    • Max. Altitude: 3440m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Namche Bazaar
  • Day 04 Trek to Tengboche from Namche bazaar - 6 hours.

    After breakfast, we trek towards Tengboche. It is a simple stroll from Namche to Phunki. After coming to Phunki, we climb towards Tengboche, a town that houses the extremely renowned Tengboche cloister which is the biggest religious community of the Everest area. Situated in the midst of the Sagarmatha National Park (an UNESCO World Heritage Site of “exceptional all inclusive worth”), it is hung with all perspective on the Himalayas, including Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kwangde – are a portion of the features not be missed. Tengboche, is known as one of the loveliest places in the Everest district. Its perspectives, which incorporate Ama Dablam, are incredible. We’ll stop in on the Tengboche cloister, which is one of the biggest in Khumbu. Support your soul with a guided voyage through the religious community grounds, trailed by reciting and supplication with the inhabitant Buddhist priests.

    • Max. Altitude: 3860m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Tengboche
  • Day 05 Trek to Dingboche from Tengboche - 6 hours

    Our trek today commences with a stroll through the rhododendron timberland to Deboche pursued by a scaffold over the furious Imja Khol River. We’ll pass the valley divider and after that navigate the fields to Pangboche town, the greatest settlement of Sherpas in the region. Appreciate an extraordinary chance to watch a run of the mill Sherpa town and eat with local people! The fearless can overcome a short climb to the Pangboche cloister, one of the most seasoned in the region. The evening trek will be a troublesome one, as the scene offers approach to dry, betrayed mountains and we climb towards Dingboche.

    • Max. Altitude: 4410m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Dingboche
  • Day 06 Trek to Lobuche from Dingboche - 5 hours .

    The following piece of our experience brings over rough mountain landscape to Lobuche, a little settlement with astounding perspectives on Mt. Lobuche, Mt. Pumari and the Nuptse. Plan to cuddle up for a cool night, as we are currently just about three miles above ocean level and the night times can be out and out nippy!

    • Max. Altitude: 4940m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Lobuche
  • Day 07 Trek to Gorakshep and Everest base camp from Lobuche (5364m) - 7 hours.

    Our day commences with an underlying, moderately simple trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep. At the Base Camp, our objective, you’ll get the opportunity (throughout the spring ascending season) to meet climbers attempting to climb the mountains summit. We take the trail to Everest Base Camp through the once tremendous Gorak Shep Lake. Proceeding with straight ahead, we go over the Indian armed force mountain dwellers’ remembrances. The way from here can be misdirecting; thus, it is significant that we pursue our lead Sherpa constantly. The walk is strenuous because of slim air in the high elevation. We go through various natures before achieving the Everest Base Camp. Nuptse, Khumbutse and Pumori are the mountains we can see from the base camp.

    • Max. Altitude: 5160m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Gorakshep
  • Day 08 Trek to kalapathar from Gorakshep (5555m) and Trek back to Chukhung - 7 hours.

    Today begins with a move up to Kalapatthar (5555m) for the absolute best all encompassing perspectives on the Himalayas to be found! When we complete the morning climb, we will head down the mountain to Dingboche where we sever from the primary Everest Base Camp Trail and head towards Chhukung and Island Peak. It’s another 5km to Chhukung where we go through the night.

    • Max. Altitude: 4700m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Chukhung
  • Day 09 Trek to island peak base camp from Chukhung and climb training - 3 hours.

    At the beginning of today will begin with the moderately short climb to Island Peak Base Camp. It is conceivable to make the Island Peak summit with no earlier climbing background (expecting adequate physical wellness), yet having past ascensions added to your repertoire will make you a more grounded and increasingly sure climber.

    Staff will give you hands-on preparation on the utilization of executes like the ice hatchet and climbing boot, and show going here and there on ropes. we climb south at that point and go east to the principal line of the valley. We at that point stroll on a twisting way underneath the southern flank of the moraine from the Lhotse Glacier. The course to the Amphu Lapcha deceives the southeast. A confound course through the Imja and Lhotse ice sheet moraines prompts a wide valley flanking the SW side of Island Peak.

    • Max. Altitude: 5100m
    • Accommodation: Camping
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Island Peak Base Camp
  • Day 10 Island peak base camp to high camp summit and back to base camp - 12 hours.

    Today we will move trekking to Island's top high camp. The way leads up past base camp for a few hundred meters before striking off left up the precarious slope. As you climb the slope, you will see that the slant limits and the way enter a precarious shake channel, from here. The course at that point pursues a ridgeline, which prompts invigorating and uncovered navigation onto the nose of the summit ice sheet.

    A 60 meters high divider is the main trouble on the undertaking and the last edge prompts the summit of Island Peak. The edge is a work of art and leads rapidly toward the east up to the fundamental summit at 6189m. From the summit, there are incredible perspectives crosswise over to Lhotse toward the north, the Amphu Lapcha and Mera Peak toward the south, and Ama Dablam toward the west. After congrats and photographs we at that point head back to Base camp.

    • Max. Altitude: 6,189m
    • Accommodation: Camping
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Island Peak Base Camp
  • Day 11 Island peak base camp to pangboche - 6 hours.

    Today’s walk will be a lot simpler as we dive to the lower heights. Following a similar course back through the wide valley of Khumbu Khola, we go through the excellent Sherpa towns Orsho and Shomare. We can likewise take an alternate trail to visit the Gompa in Upper Pangboche, which is accepted to be the most seasoned in the Khumbu locale or take the ordinary trail to reach Pangboche. Pangboche is a grand town encompassed by Everest to its north, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kangtaiga toward the east, the Kongde range toward the south and the Imja Tse River coursing through the wide fruitful valley.

    • Max. Altitude: 3985m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Pangboche
  • Day 12 Pangboche to Namche bazaar - 6 hours.

    From Pangboche we remember our means down to the Imja Khola and up through the backwoods to Tengboche. Whenever intrigued, we can likewise visit nuns at the Tengboche cloister. After lunch at Tengboche, we proceed through the slope covered by rhododendron and juniper trees.

    Subsequent to traversing the Dudh Koshi River, our trail pursues the Dudh Koshi crevasse diving quickly through the pine woods before coming to Sansa. We keep a post for untamed life, for example, mountain goats, snow panthers, vivid birds, and so on., while going through the backwoods. In the wake of passing a Chorten, we achieve the military camp at Namche Bazaar.

    • Max. Altitude: 3,440m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Namche Bazaar
  • Day 13 Namche bazaar to Lukla - 7 hours.

    The trail plummets steeply descending so we have to walk warily as our precarious legs constantly fight the rough landscape. In the wake of traverse the quick streaming Dudh Koshi and its tributaries, the trail turns out to be progressively level and common. After our entry in Lukla, we extend those sore legs and review the encounters of the most recent few weeks.

    • Max. Altitude: 2860m
    • Accommodation: Tea House
    • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Place: Lukla
  • Day 14 Drive to Kathmandu from Lukla

    We find an early morning trip to Kathmandu after our long mountain venture. In the wake of achieving Kathmandu, we can take a rest or do some trinket shopping. On the off chance that we need to investigate some other territories of Kathmandu, we may do that today. Our aides can assist you with the two trinkets shopping or touring. There will be a goodbye supper at night to commend the climbers’ fruitful summit of the Island top.

    • Max. Altitude: 1340m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Food: Breakfast
    • Place: Kathmandu

Inclusion

  • All transportation by private vehicle including airport transfers as per itinerary.
  • All the standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking period.
  • Island Peak Climbing permit fee
  • Full board meal during camping, prepared by our expert cook with tea & coffee
  • Local Guest house accommodation during trek and tented accommodation in the climbing period
  • Twin sharing tented accommodation and equipment during the camping trek.
  • Experience and helpful trekking guide during the trek and friendless porters (1 perter for two people)
  • Expert Sherpa climbing guide
  • First aid medical kit
  • Sagarmatha National park permit fee
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff
  • Round trip domestic airfare as per itinerary
  • General climbing equipment (rope, ice-crew, snow bar etc.)
  • All the government tax
  • Kathmandu Hotel and food.
  • Nepal Visa
  • International Airfare
  • Your Travel Insurance
  • Personal climbing equipment’s
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
  • Tips for Trekking guide, porters, Drivers
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section
  • Additional Cost if you decided to stay in any place, besides the itinerary, we suggest you make a private trip if so.
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