Iceland Peak Climbing

Island peak climbing is the most popular as it offers to all novice climbers and trekkers an exhilarating climbing experience beyond simply trekking in Nepal.This expedition is a superb entry into Himalayan climbing. Island Peak is mostly non-technical with some basic snow climbing skills required to achieve the ascent. This peak is also known as Imja Tse peak is an extension of the Himalayan ridge that comes down from the south end of the Lhotse shar, situated at less than 10 kilometer away from the Mt. Everest in Himalayas. During the trip you will get to experience altitude firsthand while getting to appreciate the inner workings of an expedition to a peak in the Himalaya!

Expedition to Island Peak climb with Everest Base Camp trek

The trip initiates in Kathmandu where we enjoy the diversity of this ancient city before embarking on a flight into the alpine village of Lukla, the entranceway to the Everest region. The Island peak climbing summit day starts early in the morning with an interesting scramble along a rock ridge to a glacier and above this there is a steep snow head wall leading to the summit, off course this is a physically challenging but fabulous day.From the top of Island peak, the giant mountains, you can see a breathtaking panorama of gigantic mountains – Nuptse (7,879m), Lhotse (8,501m), Lhotse Middle Peak (8,410m) and Lhotse Shar (8,383m) which form a semi circle in the north and the stunning views of Makalu (8475m), Baruntse (7129m) in the east and famous expedition peak of Amadablam (6812m) in the southThis is one of the most beautiful treks in the world with ancient snow-free paths winding pastgreen terraced villages, rushing streams crossed on swinging bridges and each night a comfortable ‘teahouse’ or a good tent pitched in a quiet pasture beneath the highest peaks in the world.

Island Peak Via Everest Base Camp Trek Details

Itenary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)

Day 02: Preparation and visist around Kathmandu city.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft) then trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft): 40 min flight, 3-4 hours trek

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft): 5-6 hours

Day 05: Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,283 ft): Acclimatization Day

Day 06: Trek to  Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft): 5- 6 hours

Day 07: Trek to Pheriche (4,200m/13,776ft): 4-5 hours

Day 08: Trek to Lobuche (4,930m/16,170ft): 5-6 hours

Day 09: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5364m/17,594ft) and back to Gorak Shep (5170 m/16,961ft): 6-7 hours

Day 10: Trek to Kala Patthar (5545m/18,192ft] and back to Lobuche (4940m/16,207ft): 7-8 hours

Day 11: Trek to Chhukung (4,730m/15,518ft): 6-7 hours

Day 12: Rest and Explore day at Chhukung Ri

Day 13: Trek to Island Peak Base camp (5,200m/17,060ft): 3-4 hours

Day 14: Island Peak Summit and back to Base Camp (5,600m/18,372ft) 10-12 hours

Day 15: Trek to Pangboche (3,985m/13,074ft) 5-6 hours

Day 16: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,286ft): 4-5 hours

Day 17: Trek to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft): 6-7 hours

Day 18: Fly to Kathmadu (1,350m/4,428ft)

Day 19: Free day in Kathmandu

Day 20: Final departure

Trip Cost Includes

  • Pickups and drops from hotels and airports
  • Accommodation in a hotel in Kathmandu, teahouses and tents during trekking and climbing
  • All ground transportation as per the itinerary by private vehicles
  • All entrance and permit fees
  • Services of English speaking, trained and experienced staff including trekking and climbing guide, assistant guides and porters including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • All domestic flights (Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu)
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals in mountain
  • Porter services for trekking
  • All necessary paper work; trekking permits and Island Peak climbing permit
  • Travel and rescue arrangements
  • Company services and all required government taxes/royalties
  • All necessary Climbing gears like rope,snowba,icecrew etc.

Trip Cost Excludes

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, bottled or boiled water, shower, heater, etc.)
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Personal climbing guide if requested
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Tips for guides and porter

The actual cost will depend on the, number of participants, number of group size, the types of activities and mode of transportation, and weight of your luggage.

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