Island peak climbing

Duration:
19 days
Tour Type:
Adventure
SKU Tour Code:
PI240
Group size:
2- 10 persons

2.700,00  3.000,00 

The island peak was first climbed by British team in 1953 for the preparation of Mt.Everest Expedition. Mr. Tenzing Norgay sherpa also climbed this peak as he was the members of this expedition. This peak is easy to climb, therefore most of the beginners climb this peak. During the peak season, most of the time it is crowded.

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Island peak climbing

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu. Meet and assists in the airport and transfer to Hotel.

Day 2: Preparation for Island peak climbing

Day 3: Fly Kathmandu-Lukla (2840m). Trek to Phakding (2610). Approx 3 hours

Day 4: Trek to Namche (3440m). Approx.6 hrs

Day 5: Acclimatization day at Namche

Day 6: Trek to Tengboche (3860m). Approx 5 hrs

Day 7: Trek to Dingboche (4530). Approx 5 hrs

Day 8: Trek to Chukkung (4730m)

Day 9: Climbing training

Day 10: Climbing training

Day 11: Chukkung to Island Peak Base Camp (5090m)

Day 12: Summit day

Day 13: Spare day for the bad weather

Day 14: Trek back to Chukkung to Tengboche. Approx 4 hours

Day 15: Trek to Tengboche- Namche (3440m). Approx 5 hours

Day 16: Trek Namche-Lukla (2840m). Approx 7 hours

Day 17: Fly Lukla-Kathmandu (Approx 35 minutes)

Day 18: Leisure day at Kathmandu

Day 19: Departure transfer

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu & transfer to hotel
Upon arrival in Kathmandu airport you will be welcome by our representative and transfer to your hotel.
You will be given briefing regarding your trip. Rest of the day is free at your own.
Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 2: Preparation for Island peak climbing
The whole day is free for the preparation of the island peak climbing. You can look around thamel for the personal gear required for climbing
Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 3: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding
After breakfast, drive to Kathmandu Domestic airport for the flight to Lukla. The flight is 35 minutes flight and will give you opportunity to see spectacular view of mountains. After arriving in Lukla, take a rest sometime at local lodge and trek to Phakding which takes 3 hours to reach Phakding. Take a lunch and rest of the day is free at your own
Overnight at Lodge in Phakding

Day 4: Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3440m)
After breakfast, we start our trek to Namche Bazzar. We cross suspension bridge over Dudh-Koshi River. Today's trekking will be followed by uphill’s and downhill’s. Today you will get opportunity to see the Mountain such as Thamserku (6608m) from the Benkar village. Later, we will reach to Monjo which is also gate to Sagarmatha National park. Our permit will be checked here and records will be kept.
Overnight at Lodge in Namche Bazzar

Day 5: Namche. Rest day for acclimatization
After breakfast, you can hike to Everest View Hotel or Syanboche.
If you have interest, you can also visit the Sherpa museum to know more about Sherpa culture and tradition and history of mountaineering. Rest of the day is free at your own.
Overnight at Lodge in Namche

Day 6: Namche - Tengboche (3800m)
After breakfast, trek to Tengboche which takes approximately 5 hrs. You will walk through right of Dudh Koshi Valley to reach Tengboche Monastery at the height of (3860m).The Tengboche monastery is the largest monastery in the Khumbu region. From the premises of Tengboche monastery you can see Mt.Ama Dablam, Mount Everest and numerous other peaks.
Overnight at lodge in Tengboche

Day 7: Trek to Dingboche
After breakfast, we will trek to Dingboche with easy walk passing through the forest of birc, fir, juniper and rhodedendron.
We will reach Deboche (3650m). After some rest at Deboche we trek further to Pangboche following uphill. After walking 4 hrs from Pangboche, we will reach Dingboche. we will have spectacular view of Mt.Amadablam, Nuptse and Lhotse etc.
Overnight at Lodge in Dingboche

Day 8: Trek to Chukkung (4730m)
After breakfast, trek Chukkung which takes around 3 hours to reach. Meet our staff. Listen briefing and check climbing equipment.
Overnight at our camp in Chukkung

Day 9: Climbing training
After breakfast, we trek to Island peak Base Camp at (5150m). Later we will do Ice climbing with climbing guide.
Overnight at our camp in Chukkung

Day 10: Climbing training
Today you can climb to high camp (5345m). You can do ice climbing training, crevasse rescue training.
Overnight at our camp in Chukkung

Day 11: Chukkung to Island Peak Base Camp (5090m)
After breakfast, trek to Island peak base camp.
Overnight at tented camp

Day 12: Summit day
Leave Island peak base camp early in the morning at 2 AM, summit Island peak and trek back to Chukkung
Overnight at tented camp

Day 13 : Spare day for the bad weather
The day is optional for the bad weather
Overnight at tented camp

Day 14: Trek back to Chukkung to Tengboche
After breakfast, trek to Tengboche retracing the same path.
Overnight at lodge in Tengboche

Day 15: Trek back to Namche
After breakfast, trek further down to Namche retracing the same path.
Overnight at Lodge in Namche

Day 16: Trek Namche - Lukla (2840m)
Today is the last day of your trek. We will descend a long way before reaching Monju and Phakding.
After lunch in Phakding, we walk further to reach Lukla. Approximately, it takes 7-8 hours to reach Lukla from Namche.
Overnight at Lodge in Lukla

Day 17: Fly Lukla - Kathmandu
After breakfast, fly Lukla to Kathmandu. Rest of the day is free at your own
Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 18: Leisure day at Kathmandu
Whole day is free at your own for shopping
Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 19: Departure Transfer
Transfer to Airport in time to bound for the flight to your onward destination

  • 3 Night accommodation at 3 star hotel in Kathmandu with bed & breakfast
  • Climbing Permit for Island Peak
  • Meals; during trek breakfast, Lunch, dinner, tea/ coffee
  • 1 Climbing guide and porter at the ratio 2:1
  • Everest National park permit and Trekking permit TIMS
  • Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu flight with 15kg cargo
  • Base camp & climbing tent, base camp & climbing food
  • Climbing rope, Ice piton, Ice bar, necessary equipment
  • Life, medical insurance for climbing guide & other staff
  • Accommodation during the trek in Lodge
  • Airport - Hotel - Airport transfer in Kathmandu two times
  • Farewell dinner with Nepali song & dance in Kathmandu
  • International fares
  • Visa to Nepal
  • Personal equipment for climbing
  • Personal Insurance for climber
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation
  • Personal expenses, Tipping (Tips)
  • Bar and beverage bills for Trekking
  • Extra cost for bad weather if change 
  • flight with helicopter, extra service