Island Peak Climbing

Trip Overview of Island Peak Climbing

Island peak has altitude of 6,189 meters also known as Imja Tse. This is one of the popular trekking peaks in Nepal for climbing in the heart of the Everest Himalayas. The name is because it is seen as an island peak in the sea of ice. Imja Tse has some of t he most spectacular views of the Himalayas in Khumbu region. Other mountains seen from the summit are giant Everest (8,848 meters), Nuptse(7,879m),  Lhotse (8,516m),  Lhotse Middle Peak (8,410m) and Lhotse Shar (8,383m).

For advanced beginner or intermediate climbers, Island provides platform to prepare for a big Himalaya expedition in Nepal. It helps to acclimatize before heading to bigger mountain to climb. IT is one of the most popular and demanding trekking peak in Nepal. Trek through the Himalayan Khumbu can be done for acclimatizing island peak climbing. The simple route for climbing Island Peak is South East Flank & South-West Ridge. The Island Peak base camp is Pareshaya Gyab (5,087m) and this lies between Imja Tse and the lateral moraine of the Imja Glacier. Trekkers should be aware of possible avalanche because of the heavy snow fall.

The finest time for Island peak climbing is  early March to late May and early September to late December when the weather is favorable for the trekkers.

Detail itinerary of Island Peak Climbing

  • DAY 1

    Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.

  • DAY 2-3

    Free day in Kathmandu.

  • DAY 4

    Kathamandu - Lukla by flight. Trek to Phakding.

  • DAY 5

    Namche Bazaar.

  • DAY 6


  • DAY 7


  • DAY 8


  • DAY 9

    Gokyo - Gokyo Ri - Na.

  • DAY 10


  • DAY 11


  • DAY 12


  • DAY 13

    Island Peak Base Camp.

  • DAY 14

    Rest at Base Camp

  • DAY 15

    High Camp.

  • DAY 16

    Summit - Chhukhung.

  • DAY 17


  • DAY 18


  • DAY 19


  • DAY 20


  • DAY 21

    Lukla - Kathmandu by flight

  • DAY 22

    Free day in Kathmandu

  • DAY 23


Cost includes and excludes

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Service Includes
  • 01.5nights hotel in Kathmandu with bed & Breakfast.
  • Permit fee of Isalnd Peak
  • Food & Fuel during the trek and base camp during the expedition period
    04.Staff: 1 Base camp Guide, 1 Cook, 1 Cook helper
  • All cargo from Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu and necessary porters for trekking.
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu by flight.
  • Equipment allowance, daily allowance for officer, expedition staff
  • Expedition insurance for Nepalese staff
  • 1 tent for 2 persons, Mat, dining tent, Toilet tent, Mess tent, Store tent, Table and chairs
  • 1 officer from Gov.
  • Airport – Hotel – Airport transfer
  • Agency Service Charge
Service Excludes
  • 01.PERSONAL equipment for climbing
  • Personal Insurance of climber
  • Climbing food, Gas & stove.
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation by helicopter
  • Walki Takie permit, Radio Permit, Satellite phone permit,
  • Oxygen & regulator,
  • Climbing Sherpa,
  • Personal expenses
  • Bar Bills
  • Tips etc.


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