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Island Peak Climbing

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Duration

17 days 16 nights

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

20 people

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Overview

Island peak is renowned for splendid entry into Himalayan climbing. Imja Tse was previously named “Island Peak” as it appears like island in a sea of ice when observed from Dingboche. It is  popular mountaineering program in Nepal as ascending the Island Peak is comparatively easier than other expeditions- a perfect introduction to full alpine mountaineering. This tour is suitable for climbers without previous experience of climbing on snow and ice. This trip offers remarkable views of Himalayas in the Khumbu Region including the (Mt. Everest 8848m), Mt. Nuptse (7,855m),  Lhotse (8,516m);The views of Makalu 8,475m in the east, Baruntse (7,720m), and Mt. Amadablam (6,856m) in the south add more charm for climbing this peak.

Our journey begins with an adventurous flight to Lukla and goes all way long to classic Everest base camp trekking route – Phakding, Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche followed by quaint villages of Sherpa community, lush vegetation and verdant forest. On taking right turn to Chhukung and climb to Chhukung Ri which aids acclimatization. Upon arrival at base camp, we organize refreshment climbing training covering climbing techniques, glacier travel, rope fixing, ascending, descending, safety techniques to ensure successful summit to Island Peak. After scaling the summit we return to Lukla via Namche and return to Kathmandu via scenic flight.

Highlights of Island Peak Climbing :

  • Astounding views of the Himalayas.
  • Scenic flight to Lukla.
  • Exhilarating climbing experience in Khumbu Region.
  • Excellent views of  Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Pumori, Chagatse, and Lhotse.
  • Explore Tengboche monastery.
  • Outstanding View of Lho Glacier and Nup Glacier
  • Khumbu Glacier and Khumbu Icefall.
  • Explore Sherpa villages and discover their culture and lifestyle.
  • Sightseeing around the Kathmandu Valley including UNESCO world heritage sites.

Trip Price Includes:

  • All the airport and hotel transfer as per the itinerary.
  • Twin share accommodation at a 5 star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Kathmandu hotel accommodation inclusive bed and breakfast as per the itinerary.
  • Agency’s trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map.
  • Essential trekking permits and official paper works.
  • Domestic flight tickets and surface transportation.
  • Assistant trek leaders (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide).
  • Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC) / Gamow Bag (A life saving device in case of Acute Mountain Sickness) along with the comprehensive First Aid Kit.
  • All government and local taxes.
  • All temples/monuments entrance fees.

Note: All accommodations are on twin-shared basis. Single supplement will be served on request and will cost an additional USD 570.

Trip Price Excludes:

  • Nepalese visa fee.
  • International Airfare and Airport Tax.
  • Alcoholic beverages, bottle mineral water, soft drinks and snack foods.
  • Any Private Expenses (phone calls, laundry, battery recharge, bar bills, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, heater, etc.)
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Rescue and travel insurance.
  • Tips to the guides and porter.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.
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Itinerary

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Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m).

Climbing Preparation in Kathmandu.

Flight to Lukla & Trek to Phakding (2646m).

Trek to Namache Bazaar (3446m).

Acclimatization Day.

Trek to Tengboche (3867m).

Trek to Dingboche (4400m).

Trek to Chukung (3700m).

Trek to Island Peak Base Camp (5200m).

Trek to Island peak High Camp (5500m).

Island peak summit (6189m) and return to Base Camp.

Trek from Base Camp to Pangboche (4200m).

Trek from Pangboche to Monju (2700m).

Trek from Monju to Lukla (2646m).

Fly Back to Kathmandu(1350m).

Kathmandu Sightseeing Day Tour

Final Departure or Alternatively join other programme.

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