Island Peak Climbing

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Trip Highlights

  • Immerse into the beautiful Sherpa customs
  • Observe the local Monasteries
  • Get the experience of hiking to Kalapatthar for looking the sunrise over the mountains
  • Reach the top of Island Peak and enjoy the surrounding views
  • Take the pictures of those surrounding snow-capped peaks

The popular Island Peak Climbing in the Everest region has attracted peak climbers from all over the world. The Peak has enticed not only the climbers but also the trekkers to Everest Base Camp. It is situated between the Everest Himalayas.

Island Peak (6189m) is locally called the Imja Tse, which was first ascended in 1956 AD by a Swiss Climbing Team. The Island Peak Climbing in Nepal Package becomes more overwhelming as it adjoins the Everest Base Camp Trekking along the trip.

This is not only the Island Peak Climbing trail; it also joins the Everest Base Camp Trekking trail. So it can be named Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trekking.

Your Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trekking begins with a short flight to the Himalayan airport Lukla. Marching through the upper trail to the glacial River, the trek crosses Phakding and Monjo to ascend the Sherpa heartland of Namche Bazaar.

Similarly, exploring the traditional Sherpa cultural lifestyles and the Himalayan views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and others give positive energy and works as acclimatization. In the same way, the Kalapatthar hiking adds further charm to this Island Peak trekking trail. So, this trail can be named as Kalapatthar Island Peak Climbing. The Kalapatthar is also considered as the viewpoint for looking at the surrounding Himalayan ranges including Mt. Everest. Before climbing the Island peak, Everest Base Camp Trek makes the climbers physically fit and more acclimatized.

After descending from the Everest Base Camp, it is a continual trek to the Island peak base camp. Besides, the Island peak is normally covered by a heap of snow. Peak Climbers get climbing practices and training along the way with using peak climbing equipment. With a gentle climb to Island Peak, it descends to the base camp and continues the trek to Namche Bazaar and Lukla. Then finally you have a flight back to Kathmandu.

The Island Peak Climbing Permit can be taken from the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). The permit fee depends on the season to season.

Apart from it, we have designed this Island Peak Climbing itinerary a bit longer by combining the Everest Base Camp trekking trail. If you wish to make it shorter, we can customize it according to your desires.

During the Island Peak climbing in Nepal, Rising Adventure Company manages all the required arrangements. We are very conscious about the physical condition, altitude sickness and any problems of the fitness of our clients. Hygiene foods and hot drinks are supplied to the climbers.

For more details please, feel free to contact us.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2800 m/ 35 m) and Trek to Phakding (3-4 hrs)
  • Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (6-7 hrs)
  • Day 05: Acclimatization Day
  • Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 07: Trek to Pheriche (5-6 hrrs)
  • Day 08: Trek to Lobuche (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 09: Trek to Gorakshep (3-4 hrs) and Hike to Everest Base Camp (5340 m/ 4-5 hrs)
  • Day 10: Hike to Kalapatthar (5555 m/ 3 hrs ) and trek back to Lobuche (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 11: Trek to Chhukung ( 6-7 hrs) via Konga La Pass (5535 m)
  • Day 12: Trek to Island Peak Base Camp (4-5 hrs)
  • Day 13: Rest Day
  • Day 14: Summit the Island Peak (6187 m) and come back to Base Camp (10-12 hrs)
  • Day 15: Trek to Pangboche (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 16: Trek to Namche Bazaar (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 17: Trek back to Lukla (6-7 hrs)
  • Day 18: Fly back to Kathmandu (35 min)
  • Day 19: Departure
Detail Itinerary

Trip note

The prime duty of Rising Adventure P. Ltd. is to provide the safety and security. During the trip, some factors may affect and cause to change our itinerary such as weather condition, transportation, health condition of our clients and other natural disasters. At this moment, our company gives full authority to our guides for deciding what to do or not to do concerning on the interest of our clients.

While talking about the flight, sometimes it may delay due to the weather condition or the technical problem especially to go to Lukla from Kathmandu. At this time, Rising Adventure can charter either Helicopter or Twin Otter as per the demand of our clients.

Cost Details

Cost Includes

  • Airport picks up and drops by private vehicle
  • Three nights hotel in Kathmandu on the basis of twin sharing including breakfast
  • Flight tickets (Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu)
  • All necessary paper works, Climbing permit, TIMS, Annapurna Conversation Area Permit for trekking   
  • English speaking, an experienced, friendly and knowledgeable climbing guide during the trek
  • Friendly and strong porter, one porter for two trekkers
  • Three times food for you in trekking (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) according to your choice
  • 3 days camping including three times meal
  • Sleeping tent, dinning tent, toilet tent
  • Climbing equipments
  • Sleeping bag and down jacket if necessary
  • Travel & Rescue arrangements
  • All the government taxes
  • Farewell dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional dance

Cost Excludes:

  • Nepal arrival visa fee
  • Entrance Fee at the Monument places in Kathmandu
  • Travel and Rescue Insurance
  • Alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks
  • Hot shower, Battery charge and heater during the trekking
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Others expenses which are not mentioned in trip "Cost includes"