Island Peak Climbing (6,189m) is a popular for its glacier on the west face. – The panorama is most stunning and makes the climbing experience a rewarding, life altering experience. What makes Peak Island so attractive for many climbers is, that compared to other climbing expeditions in the Himalayan ranges not many people died here during the past.
Island Peak Climbing is located in the midst of the Himalayas range, in the East of Nepal and received its name in 1951 from Eric Shipton. Viewed from the Dingboche it looks like an island in a sea of Ice. Even its name changed in 1983 to Imja Tse, a native name, the Mountain is still known as Island Peak.
Hence, it is a relatively easy climb with the entire breathtakingly exciting panorama and, if you ascend overnight, the unforgettable Sunrise, just as you would expect only from some of the harder to reach peaks. Depending on your fitness, adding a 3 more day climb you can reach to the Everest base camp at 5,087 meters height. The expedition starts from the base camp, at about 2-3 am – you climb in the dark, experience the sunrise at the peak and come back to the base camp on the same day. An experienced and qualified trekking guide will be with you every step of the expedition.
Island Peak climbing helps you to know more about expedition is considered an inexpensive Adventure with low permit fees for aspiring Climbers, therefore, ideal if you are traveling on a budget. Hiring a local trekking Guide will help you to cut down on the costs (there are agencies involved) and will, at the same time support the local Community. For more information, feel free to please Contract.
The best season to conquer Island Peak is from March through to May and again from September through to November. Even though the Island Peak expedition can be done during winter, the extreme cold must be considered and might not be suitable for everybody.
Altitude sickness, also known as Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is a very real concern. Your general fitness and your acclimatization process will both be crucial. Your trekking Guide is Certified in First Aid and treating Altitudes Sickness as well as Versatile in all your Trekking needs. For the rare occasion requiring a Helicopter rescue, that can be organized. Therefore, travel Insurance can be made which is important.
We will provide you a pickup service from the airport to your hotel on time as you gave us your time to be here in Kathmandu airport. it is the only 30-minute drive. overnight at Kathmandu hotel.
you will get private car/jeep for your sightseeing tour. our guide will pick you up from your hotel than he will show you the major attractions of the city which are listed in UNESCO world heritage sites. after your city tour, we talk about the trip and trip preparation.
We will get a private car/jeep to the airport early in the morning to fly to Lukla. it is only 30-minute flight. when we reach Lukla we stop there in a tea house for breakfast and we manage our big bag for porters. it is only 3 hours easy walking through some Sherpa village, wonderful landscape, rivers, and green lush valley. overnight at Phakding.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 05 hrs.
Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche 3,867 m – 05hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Pheriche 4,243m -05 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche 4,930m – 05 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Gorakshep 5,140m / Everest Base Camp 5,360m.
Day 10: Hike to Kalapatthar 5,545m trek to Chukhung 4,730 m- 06 hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Island Peak Base Camp 4,970m – 03 hrs.
Day 12: Rest day at Base Camp.
Day 13: Trek & Climb to High Camp 5,400 m – 04 hrs.
Day 14: Climb to the Summit of Island Peak – 06 hrs.
Day 15: Spare and contingency day.
Day 16: Trek back to Dingboche 4,260 m – 06 hrs.
Day 17: Trek to Tengboche – 05 hrs.
Day 18: Trek to Monjo 2,830 meters – 06 hrs.
Day 19: Trek to Lukla – 04 hrs with the afternoon free at leisure.
Day 20: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
Day 21: In Kathmandu free day with an optional sightseeing tour.
Day 22: International departure for homeward bound.
For more trip details and information please contact us at Santu_1985@hotmail.com
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once you arrive in Kathmandu airport you will get your visa within a 30 minute you just need your passport,30 USD for a month stay, 25 USD for 15 days stay and 100 USD for 90 days visa in Nepal.
It is only 30-minute drive by private transport once you arrive in Kathmandu airport there will so many cars/ and taxi for rent you can hire straight from there is not there is prepaid taxi counter inside the airport which is easier.
Island peak permit is not really cheap cost 500 USD and you need to be at list two people so 250 USD if you are two people. so whoever agency you trust in Kathmandu you can ask them to make your permit which is easy for you.
since few years there is road till Gallery which is quite a long drive from Kathmandu about 12 hours. so you go by jeep tp salary than walk to Nunthala, Surke, and Lukla so if you have 3 extra days you can go to Everest with our hurting your self in the plane.