Island peak, also known Imja Tse , is the popular choice among the trekkers in Nepal. The peak was named Island Peak in 1951 by Eric Shipton's team as it appears as an island in a sea of ice when it is viewed from Dingboche.

You just need to add three more days to climb Island peak on the way of your Everest Base camp trekking. Island peak climbing is becoming trekker’s most desiring climbing peak due to the amazing views and easy to climb. Island Peak climbing route starts from Lukla following Everest Base camp trekking trail.. From Dingboche Island Peak is clearly seen as a pyramid of ice and rock. The mountain itself is the extension of the South Ridge of Lhotse Shar separated by a small col. The ridge rising to the south from this point takes you to the summit of Island Peak. This peak not only provides  you an enjoyable climb but also entertains with  some of the most spectacular scenery of the Himalayas of the Khumbu region. From Island Peak the summit of the giant mountains, Nuptse (7,879m), Lhotse (8,501m), Lhotse Middle Peak (8,410m) and Lhotse Shar (8,383m) are clearly visible. The views of Makalu (8475m) in the east, Baruntse and Ama Dablam in the south also add extra charm for climbing Island Peak.

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu & transfer to hotel
Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2840m) & trek to Phakding (2610m)
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) - 5.5 hrs. Overnight in lodge
Day 04: Namche Bazaar acclimatization day. Overnight in lodge
Day 05: Trek to the Tengboche Monastery (3,860m) - 5 hrs. Overnight in lodge
Day 06: Trek to Pheriche (4,200m) - 6 hrs Overnight in lodge
Day 07: Rest and acclimatization day. Overnight in lodge
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche (4,910m) - 5 hrs. Overnight in lodge
Day 09: Trek to Gorak Shep (5,180m) , hike up to Kalapatthar (5,545m) back to Gorak Shep - 7 hrs. Overnight in lodge
Day 10: Trek to the Everest Base Camp (5,365m) then back to Lobuche (4,910m) - 7 hrs. Overnight in lodge
Day 11: Trek to Chukkung (4,710 m) - 6 hrs. Overnight in lodge
Day 12: Trek to Island Peak Base Camp (5,240 m) - 4 hrs. Overnight in lodge
Day 13 & 14: Reach the summit of the Island peak (6,187m) and return to Chhukung (4,750m)) Overnight in lodge
Day 15: Trek to Tengboche (3,860m) - 6 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse
Day 16: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m) via Khumjung (2,780 m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at lodge
Day 17: Trek to Lukla (2,804m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse
Day 18: Fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at a hotel
Day 19: Leisure day in Kathmandu. Overnight in hotel
Day 20: Transfer for your final flight departure

Service Includes:

  • Airport Pick up and transfer upon arrival
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with bed & breakfast
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Domestic flight Kathmandu -Lukla - Kathmandu
  • Flight tickets with 20Kg. cargo per member
  • Trekking from Lukla to Island Base camp & back to Lukla on lodge accommodation Sagarmatha national park permit
  • Island Peak Climbing permit
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) Card
  • Food for trekking & climbing period
  • Porter / Yak Lukla to Base Camp & back to Lukla
  • 1 tent for 1 person for the Base Camp
  • Dining tent, toilet tent, Mattresses for the climb
  • Climbing guide's flight tickets, insurance, daily wages, accommodation
  • Other crew members insurance, daily wages, food, accommodation
  • Safe drinking water purified by Iodine tablet or sterilized by steripen
  • Medical kit bag
  • All transfers airport-hotel-airport
  • All necessary taxes

Service Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • High altitude climbing food, fuel, Gas above base camp
  • Personal climbing gears
  • Personal accident insurance and emergency evacuation by helicopter
  • International airport departure tax
  • Nepal custom duty for import of climbing gears arriving into Nepal
  • Cargo custom clearance
  • Bar bills & beverage
  • Personal Satellite phone with e-mail & internet permit
  • Waki talkies permit
  • Extra expenses of personal nature
  • Medical/ emergency oxygen with regulator and mask
  • Garbage Deposit (Sharing of the total person) and Deposit fee will be refunded after the climb

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