Island Peak Climbing

  • 20 Days
  • US$ 2000
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
  • Accommodation: 3 Star (or greater) Hotel
  • Max. Altitude: 6189m.
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Island Peak Climbing is one of the most popular peak climbing trips in Nepal. The peak is located in the Khumbu region, which is locally known as Imja Tse. It is an attractive white peak that can be explored during the trek to Everest base camp. Climbing the Island peak is suitable for both, enjoying the peak climbing in Nepal and explores breathtaking Himalayan panoramas of the Everest region.

Island peak climbing trip begins from Lukla and take the route to Namche Bazaar and Khumjung. They are the bustling Sherpa town and have Sherpa cultural heritages. Reaching Tengbuche and visiting the monastery, you head to Dingbuche. From this point, the trail splits to Chhukung. Following the Imja Khola, you reach to the Island peak base camp, where you can have a pre-climbing session. Island peak is ideal for climbing even for the beginners. Frolic Adventure organizes the trip excellently and arranges all the required peak climbing materials. Our guides are highly professional who explain you about the challenging factors, using climbing equipments and the views that can be seen during the climbing period. Island peak base camp is located around 5200 meters. Following the guidance of the climbing guides, you reach to the summit of the Island peak (6189 meters). The views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse and other neighboring peaks can be explored from the top. You get the adorement of the crown of the Himalayas once you are at the top. Following the same route, you descend to the base camp and trek down all the way to Lukla.

Frolic Adventure is the best Island peak climbing organizer in Nepal, which apply full of safety materials and believe on leading the climbers with high professionalism. You can rely upon the services we provide, including the camping service. We recommend you to have extra day that can be used as a reserve day in case the weather will not be good or if your flight gets delayed. 

Outline Itinerary

  • 01Arrive in Kathmandu(1350m.).
  • 02Full day Kathmandu city tour.
  • 03Fly to Lukla(2885m.) and trek to Phakding(2652m.) 3 hrs.
  • 04Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazar(3440m.) 6 hrs.
  • 05Rest day at Namche Bazar.
  • 06Trek from Namche to Tengboche(3860m.) 5 hrs.
  • 07Trek from Tengboche to Pheriche(4210m.) 5 hrs.
  • 08Rest day at Pheriche.
  • 09Trek from Pheriche to Lobuche(4910m.) 5 hrs.
  • 10Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep(5181m.) and hike to Everest base camp(5364m.) 6 hrs.
  • 11Trek from Gorakshep to Dingboche(4410m.) 7 hrs.
  • 12Trek from Dingboche to Chhukung(4730m.) 3 hrs.
  • 13Trek from Chhukung to Island peak base camp(5200m.) 3-4 hrs.
  • 14Climb to Island peak(6189m.)
  • 15Trek from Chhukung to Tengboche(3860m.). 5 hrs.
  • 16Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazar(3440m.) 4-5 hrs.
  • 17Trek from Namche to Lukla(2885m.).6-7 hrs.
  • 18Fly to Kathmandu from Lukla.
  • 19Free day for your sopping in Kathmandu.
  • 20Departure to International airport for your final departure.

Cost included

  • Airport pick up and drop by private car/van/bus.
  • 4 nights Accomodation in 2/3 star standard hotel including breakfast as per the above itinerary twin sharing basis.
  • Private car/van/bus for cultural tour.
  • All the ground and domestic air transportation during the trip.
  • Your standard meals BLD during the trek with a cup of hot tea/coffee in breakfast
  • All necessary paper works, national park entry permits, TIMS card, climbing permit and monument entrance fees
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks. 
  • Food, drinks and tented camp in Island peak base camp.
  • An Expert climbing guide.
  •  Regulsr climbing equepments.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • Salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transportation and insurance for the guide and porter.
  • Arrangement of emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company.
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
  • Frolic Adventure invites you farewell dinner on last night.
  • All government taxes (Gst) and Stationery expenses.

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at tribhuwan international airport  (Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos & 25 USD.
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory).
  • Lunch and dinner while you are in Kathmandu.
  • All entry fees for heritage sites.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.
  • Sweet things like dessert/chocolate.
  • Hot shower / batteries charge / heater during the trek.
  • International airfare.
  • Tips for the guide, porter, Island peak base camp staff & driver. 
  • Personal climbing gare like: Boots and helmate.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on including section.

Trip Map

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrive in Kathmandu(1350m.).You will be picked up from Tribhuwan international airport Kathmandu by private transport and transfer to the Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 02Full day Kathmandu city tour.You will have full day Kathmandu city tour with knowledgeable guide by private transport this day. You will visit four world heritage sites during the city tour. The sites you will visit are: Kathmandu Durbar square, Swayambhunath, Bauddhanath and Pashupatinath. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 03Fly to Lukla(2885m.) and trek to Phakding(2652m.) 3 hrs.You will fly early morning to Lukla this morning. The flight flies about half an hour and you will walk to Phakding. During the trek this day, you will see some white mountain, forests, rivers,waterfalls and green hills.You will cross some suspension bridges also this day and pass some Buddhists monuments. Overnight at guest house.

Day 04Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazar(3440m.) 6 hrs.You will trek to Namche bazar this day from phakding. You will see beautiful waterfalls, forests, sherpa villages, green hills and cross many suspension bridges for same river this day. You will have steep trail after your lunch this day about two hrs. Once you will reach to Namche bazar, you will see weekly market if it is Friday and Saturday. Overnight at guest house.

Day 05Rest day at Namche Bazar.You will have a spare day in this place for acclimatization. You will hike up to Syangboche and visit everest view hotel to see beautiful Everest mountain range and landscape. You will see most beautiful mountain of this region Amadablam, Everest and many more from this hike and return to Namche Bazar. Overnight at guest house.

Day 06Trek from Namche to Tengboche(3860m.) 5 hrs.You will trek to Tengboche this day from Namche. Here the trail is easy until Lunch and after Lunch you will have steep part to Tengboche about two hrs for final part. There is a famous and old monastery in Tengboche which you can visit this day. While you will be walking towards Tengboche, you will enjoy the view of nice mountain range. Overnight at guest house.

Day 07Trek from Tengboche to Pheriche(4210m.) 5 hrs.This is an easy day of trek to Dingboche. You will see beautiful mountains, forests, hills, rivers and wild animals this day. You will be higher then tree lines from this day. Overnight at guest house.

Day 08Rest day at Pheriche.You will have another spare day Here for your second acclimatization day. You will hike up to Nangar-tsang Hill for acclimatization walk. You will see fourth and third high mountain of Nepal this day and lots of white mountain. Island peak also can be seen this day. Overnight at guest house.

Day 09Trek from Pheriche to Lobuche(4910m.) 5 hrs.You will trek to Lobuche this day . You will see lots of beautiful mountains, Yaks and glacial rivers this day. You will cross Khumbu glacial river this day. You will cross one small pass thukla pass. On the top of Thukla pass, you can see lots of memorial monuments of climbers. Overnight at guest house.

Day 10Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep(5181m.) and hike to Everest base camp(5364m.) 6 hrs.You will trek to Gorakshep this day which final day going up. Once you reach to gorakshep, check in in guest house, have quick lunch and hike to Everest base camp and return to Gorakshep. Overnight at guest house.

Day 11Trek from Gorakshep to Dingboche(4410m.) 7 hrs.You will climb to Kala Pathar early morning and back to guest house for breakfast and you will trek down to Dingboche this day. Overnight at guest house.

Day 12Trek from Dingboche to Chhukung(4730m.) 3 hrs.You will trek short day this day to Chuukung and hike up to Chhukung ri for another acclimatization walk and see nice view. Overnight at guest house.

Day 13Trek from Chhukung to Island peak base camp(5200m.) 3-4 hrs.You will trek to Island peak base camp this day. and you will have climbing practice in here. you may also walk around to see Imja ice lake. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 14Climb to Island peak(6189m.) You will summit this day from base camp. Enjoy the climbing and nice view and return to the base camp and trek to Chhukung. Overnight at guest house.

Day 15Trek from Chhukung to Tengboche(3860m.). 5 hrs.You will trek back to Tengboche this day and Overnight at guest house.

Day 16Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazar(3440m.) 4-5 hrs.You will return to Namche bazar this day. Overnight at guest house.

Day 17Trek from Namche to Lukla(2885m.).6-7 hrs.This is your final day of your walking. You can celebrate the last day of mountain here. Overnight at guest house.

Day 18Fly to Kathmandu from Lukla.You will have early morning flight this day and arrive in Kathmandu. You will invited for farewell dinner with Frolic Adventure this evening. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 19Free day for your sopping in Kathmandu.You will have free day in Kathmandu for your sopping as souvenir if you would like to.

Day 20Departure to International airport for your final departure.

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