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Island Peak Climbing

This is the most popular trekking peak in Nepal. The mountain itself is the extension of the South Ridge of Lhotse Shar separated by a small col. The ridge rising to the south from this point leads to the summit of Island Peak. Before scaling the peak, you will have an opportunity to visit the most popular trekking destinations - Everest Base Camp and Kala- Patthar for the close up views of Mt. Everest and other highest mountains. From the summit you will have a glimpse of some of the most spectacular scenery of Himalayas in the Khumbu region from the massif mountains- Nuptse (7879 m), Lhotse (8501 m), Lhotse Middle Peak (8410 m) and Lhotse Shar (8383 m) in the north to the views of Makalu (8475 m) in the east, Baruntse and Amadablam in the south. Island peak climbing will surely fulfill the dream of the climbers wanting to experience the thrill of adventure.

Trip Profile

Duration: 20 days
Style of Trip: Trek + Climb
Climbing Grade: Alpine
Max. Alt: 6189m
Best Season: Spring/ Autumn
Group Size: Min-1 & Max-12 pax
Route: As per itinerary


Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu & transfer to hotel

Day 2: Kathmandu city tour & trek/climbing preparation

Day 3: Fly Kathmandu - Lukla (2,800 m) & trek to Phakding (2,652 m)

Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)

Day 5: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization

Day 6: Trek to Tengboche (3,870)

Day 7: Trek to Pheriche (4,200m)

Day 8: Trek to Lobuche (4,930m)

Day 9: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5364 m) Gorak Shep (5170 m)

Day 10: Trek to Kala Patthar (5545 m) & back to Lobuche

Day 11: Cross over Kongma La (5,535m) & trek to Chhukung (4,730m)

Day 12: Trek to Island Peak Base camp (5,200m)

Day 13: High Camp (5,600m)

Day 14: High camp to summit Island Peak & back to Base Camp

Day 15: Reserve day in case not being able to attempt the summit due to bad weather

Day 16: Trek to Chhukung

Day 17: Trek to Namche Bazaar

Day 18: Trek to Lukla

Day 19: Early in the morning, transfer to airport and fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 20: Transfer from hotel to the airport for final departure. If you would like to spend more time in Nepal, please contact us to learn about some other exciting travel ideas.

Note : This Itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday in Nepal

Service Includes

• All airport/hotel transfers
• Kathmandu city tour with an English speaking guide
• Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
• Lodge accommodation during the trek
• Flight Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu
• Sagarmatha National Park permit
• Island peak climbing permit
• Government licensed trekking guide, climbing Sherpa & porter (s), their insurance, and accommodation, meals allowance and salary
• Flight cost for trekking/ climbing guide
• Comprehensive first aid box for trekking/climbing

Service Excludes

• Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
• International airfare to and from Kathmandu
• Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 20 kg luggage
• Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
• Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
• Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu
• Personal expenses-laundry, telephone, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (cold drinks and mineral/hot water)
• Tips for guide & porter.
• Personal travel insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
• Extra cost in case trek/climb is affected by natural calamities
• Personal climbing equipments
• Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
• Tips for guides and porters

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