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    Nepal
  • mountain
    Technical Challenging
  • trekking
    Tent and Lodge
  • car
    Private Transport+Plane
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    Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
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    Lodge+Tent
  • group
    Group Size: 1-10 Pax
  • altitude
    6189m.

About Island Peak Climbing

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 takes 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 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 to you about the challenging factors, using climbing equipment 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 the summit of the Island peak (6189 meters). The views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse and other neighbouring peaks can be explored from the top. You get the adornment 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 in leading the climbers with high professionalism. You can rely on the services we provide, including the camping service. We recommend you to have an extra day that can be used as a reserve day in case the weather will not be good or if your flight gets delayed. 

Highlights of Island Peak Climbing

  • Panoramic view of the Everest and Makalu range
  • Beautiful Imja valley
  • Everest base camp and view from Kalapatthar
  • Buddhist monuments and monasteries
  • Wildlife, vegetation, waterfall, and more
  • Sherpa lifestyle and culture
  • Scenic flight to Lukla

Itinerary

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

Cost Details

  • Airport picks up and drops by private car/van/bus.
  • 4 nights Accommodation in 2/3 star standard hotel including breakfast as per the above itinerary twin sharing basis.
  • Private car/van/bus for the 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.
  •  Regular climbing equipment.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • Salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transportation and insurance for the guide and porter.
  • An arrangement of an 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.
  • 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 helmet.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in including section.
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