Island peak climbing info
Imja Tse or Island peak climbing in Nepal with base camp trekking agency Nepal, Island peak is the most popular trekking peak of Everest region Nepal. Imja tse peak was named island peak in 1951 by Eric Shipton’s party since it appears as an island in a sea of ice; island peak renamed in 1983 as an Imja tse first summit was made in 1956 by a Swiss team. Island peak is open for climbing under Nepal mountaineering association. Height of Island Peak is 6160 is a group “B” category climbing peak. Island peak situated at Mahalangur Himalayan range in Everest region at Solukhumbu District, Nepal, located on the top of Chukung glacier between Ama dablam and Lhotse. Island peak is recognized as a moderate climbing peak of Everest region. Island peak climbing fulfills the dreams of climbers those are seeking the thrill of adventure and wish to extend their experience towards peak climbing and expedition.
Main attraction of Island peak climbing is panoramic views of Everest (8850), Nuptse, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Makalu, Baruntse and Ama Dablam provides lifetime experience. Hiking to Kala Patar (5545m) is a good acclimatization that offers magnificent close-up views of world highest peak. After enjoying with views of Everest and surrounding peaks trek continue descend Chhukung leaving the main trail, crossing the less used Kongma la pass. From Imja valley trek to the base camp of Island peak then prepare the high camp for the ascent of Island Peak. Island peak climbing base camp and an advanced base camp can be established between 5300 and 5600 m. The route of summit includes a rather steep slope and a narrow ridge. Journey of island peak begins from the famous airstrip Lukla then trek follow the classic Everest base camp trekking route start along the Dudh Kosi, Namche Bazaar Khunjung and Tyangboche.
Island peak climbing is an enormously popular trip not necessary technical mountaineering experience to climb Island Peak, good health and high level of fitness the desire to push your limits. Best season for Island peak climbing are March to May and September to December, climbing can be arrange camping and tea house basic. Island peak climbing packages combined with Everest three passes trek with Island peak, gokyo, valley cho la pass, Everest base camp with island peak, Everest base camp with island peak etc. Suggested island peak climbing itinerary given below that has been carefully designed to allow for gradual ascend and proper acclimatization. if it is not suitable for you, we design another itinerary as per your desire and duration of holidays. Remember us to arrange private island peak climbing any time in season. If you interested to join a group then sees fix departure dates and availability. If you need even more information or interested to book this trip fell free to contact us.
Island peak climbing itinerary
Day 01: Welcome to Nepal; upon your arrival in Nepal our representative welcome and assists to transfer Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu city tours and preparation for Island peak climbing.
Day 03: Katmandu Lukla by flight then trek to Phakding(2,652m).
Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m).
Day 05: Rest at Namche Bazaar acclimatization day.
Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Dole.
Day 07: Trek from Dole to Machhermo(4,465m).
Day 08: Trek from Machhermo to Gokyo(4,750m).
Day 09: Rest at Gokyo acclimatization day hike Gokyo ri.
Day 10: Trek from Gokyo to Thangna.
Day 11: Trek from Thangna to Dzongkha via crossing Chola pass.
Day 12: Trek from Dzongkha to Lubuche(4,930m).
Day 13: Trek from Lubuche to Gorak Shep(5,160m).
Day 14: Trek from Gorak Shep to Everest Base Camp back to Lubuche.
Day 15: Trek from Lubuche cross Kongma La pass to Chhukung.
Day 16: Trek from Chhukung to Island Peak Base camp(5,200m).
Day 17: Island Peak Base Camp to High Camp (5,600m).
Day 18: Summit Island Peak then back to base camp to Chhukung.
Day 19: Trek from Chhukung to Tengboche(3,870m).
Day 20: Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar.
Day 21: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla.
Day 22: Lukla to Kathmandu by flight, evening farewell dinner.
Day 23 : After this amazing Island Peak climbing adventure if you are interested for other activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking, Tours, Trekking or more Peak climbing in other peak we can organize as your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.
Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle
5 star hotel in Kathmandu for 3 Nights twin sharing with breakfast
Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
Domestic flights and airport taxes
All required personal and group climbing equipments / gears
Insurance of all staff including porters
All meals and accommodation during the trekking and climbing period
Experienced trekking & climbing guide trained by government of Nepal
Highly experienced sherpa, cook, porter and other support staffs
Peak climbing permit, governmental procedure and local taxes
Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag, medical kit etc
High quality peak climbing camping equipments
Travel and rescue arrangements
Welcome and farewell dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant
Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
Personal climbing equipments/gears and clothing
Personal climbing guide if requested
Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
Climbing food and excess baggage charges
Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters etc
Tips for guides, porters and driver
All others expenses not mentioned on price include section
Base camp trekking agency Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety; It is our paramount concern whilst traveling with basecamptrekking.com. Peak climbing is an adventure activity we reach remote high mountain region. Sometime health condition of climbing member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that mountain climbing guide has the authority to cancel any part of Island Peak trekking and climbing itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required. Otherwise mountain guide and trekking group leader follow the above itinerary.
Contents of our website provide you the information as possible about Island Peak climbing adventure. If you need extra information and wish to discuss any aspect of Island Peak climbing adventure trip or your suitability for it please contact us; If you would like to speak with a reservations consultant, feel free to make a call at 9779843051359