Island peak climbing – island peak climb 6,189 m Khumbu Nepal
Imja Tse or Island peak is the most popular trekking peak of Everest region Nepal. In 1951 the name of one of the peaks of the Himalayas in eastern Nepal was given a new name “island peak” by Eric Shipton’s party. it originally was known as Imja Tse. First summit was made in 1956 by a Swiss team. Island peak situated at Mahalangur range at Solukhumbu District, located on the top of Chukung glacier between Ama dablam and Lhotse. This name would become Island Peak and it is one of the premier destinations for mountain climbers seeking adventure as it is one of the more intriguing options for travelers around the world. It was originally trekked by a team that was training for a larger mountain climb and it is definitely an interesting peak. If you were to start from the base, it’s roughly 5,087 meters and if you were to go with another solution it could reach 5,600 meters. The tallest point of this peak is at 6,189 meters or 20,305 feet. The route of summit includes a rather steep slope and a narrow ridge.
Main attraction of Island peak climbing are panoramic views of Everest 8848m, Nuptse, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Makalu, Baruntse and Ama Dablam. Island peak is an interesting locale for anyone that wants to climb and it is one of the better choices for those that are starting out. While it is a large trek for the absolute beginner it is one that has many guides and options that can help you trek through the many elevated areas. There is a blend of ice and glacier travel and is full of beautiful views across several points. Most often people journey to the settlement of Lukla which is situated 2840 m above sea level. This elevate area showcases some amazing views and it’s a starting point where most will find amazing culture and beauty throughout the vantage points of this city. As you progress through the area, you’ll be treated to areas that will have a full of Mount Everest and if you journey with a group, you may even stay at the Everest base camp where you get a true feeling of awe.
For those looking to climb, Island Peak awaits with a trek that is arduous but still within the grasp of beginners. Through the mountainous area, there is a lot to see in terms of culture, religion, and more. This trek is not all mountainous as it takes adventurers through mountainous areas, religious areas, villages, and towns that are deeply rooted within the Nepalese and Tibetan culture. It’s an experience that should enlighten, surprise, and fill climbers with wonder before heading to what some call the great pyramid. Island peak climbing is an enormously popular trip not necessary technical mountaineering experience for Island Peak climb, 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 climb trip combined with Everest three pass trek with Island peak, gokyo, valley cho la pass, Everest base camp with island peak etc.
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.
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