Island Peak Climbing is wounderful trekking and climbing takes you into the heart of the Khumbu, Gokyo (4,750m) and Everest Base Camp (5,357m). An ascent of Gokyo Ri (5483m) and Kala Pathar (5,545m), is good acclimatization and gives you magnificent close-up views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu and much more. You will cross Chola pass (5,5420) one of the popular pass of the Everest region.Island Peak (6,179m) is one of the main climbing peaks of the Everestregion. The mountain was named “Island Peak” in 1952 AD due to its striking location in the middle of the Chhukung valley, like an Island on a sea of ice. It was renamed “Imje Tse” in the early ’80s, though its original name is still more popular. Island Peak has an impressive, highly glaciated West Face that rises from the Lhotse Glacier.
A short half hour flight will be undertaken from Kathmandu to Lukla Airport . Start your trekking through the Solu Khumbu, capital of Sherpa. A full day rest will follow at the Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar. On that day, a hike for acclimatization is possible to Khumjung and everst view hotel and then back to Namche. You will continue trek to Gokyo and climb the Gokyo Peak for the wonderful views of Himalayas and then follow a high pass of Chola (5,420m). Ascending the glacial valley and continuing up to reach Gorak Shep. You will hike to Kala Pathar (5,545m), a shelf at the foot of Mt. Pumori, is well rewarded with the entire view of the south face of Mt. Everest. After visiting the Everest Base Camp (5,357m) trail descends and you will take a shortcut through Kongma La (5,535m) to Chhukung. After a day of walking from Chhukung you will reach the Island peak base camp to prepare for your attempt at the peak. You will endeavor the summit (6,179m) after one night at the High Camp perched on the South West Ridge where magnificent vistas of the Khumbu can be seen from the top.
Island Peak Climbing is easy and common so most of the visitor from the world is willing to go there. The journey came to conclusion at Lukla airstrip from where you will fly back to Kathmandu in the morning.
Your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport(TIA)and you will be meet our airport representative then transfer to hotel. We will discuss the trekking plan and last minute arrangements.
From Kathmandu, early morning fly to Lukla(2886m) and trek to Phakding. (2610m). Flight 30 minutes and walking 3 hours. overnight at Lodge.
Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m). Walking for 6 hours. overnight at Lodge.
Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar. walking 5 hours, overnight at Lodge.
Trek from Namche to Tengboche(3867m). walking 5 hours. overnight at Lodge.
Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche(4410m). walking 6 hours, overnight at Lodge.
Acclimatization day at Dingbuche. walking 6 hours, overnight at Lodge.
Trek from Dingboche to Lobuje(4910m). walking 5 hours, overnight at Lodge.
Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5153m).Gorakshep to continue trek to Everest base camp and overnight at Gorakshep. Walking 7 hours. overnight at Lodge.
Early in the morning hike up to kalapathar (5,545m) for wonderful Himalayan scenery including Mt. Everest( 8,848m) , Mt.Lhotse, (8,516n) Mt. Nuptse, (7855m), Mt.Pumori (7161m,)Mt. Changaste( 7550m), Mt. Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku ( 6,723m) , Mt. Kantega (6,979m), Mt. Kusum Khangaru ( 6,367m) , Mt. Kongde (6,011m), Mt. Cholaste (6,335m), back to Gorakshep continue trek to Dingboche (4410m) Walking 6 hours. overnight at Lodge.
Trek from Dingboche to Island peak base camp (5,087) , our climbing guide will teach you climbing skills. walking 6 hours. Overnight at O/N Tented Camp.
Early in the morning , our climbing guide will take for island peak (6,189m) summit on Island peak and back to Island peak base camp. walking/climbing 7 hours. Overnight at O/N Tented Camp.
Day 13: Re-summit the island peak
If incase, bad weather than our climbing guide will take to you for re-summit the island peak , back to island peak base camp and back to Dingboche. overnight at Lodge.
Trek from Dingboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m). walking 7 hours, overnight at Lodge.
Trek from Namche to Lukla (2,886m). walking 7 hours, overnight at Lodge.
Early morning flight to Kathmandu. overnight at hotel. Celebration dinner.
Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure.
We have prepared the trip departure dates in small groups departure for group fun and enjoyment trekking. Our group size start from 2 peoples (Even for solo travelers, we organize single trip on supplement cost of US$- 200 additional) and maximum group size will be 8-10 travelers. But in general, our every date will have small groups of 4- 6 peoples, which is good group size for safe and flexible & comfortable trekking. We have listed our group departure dates based on every season as below.
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|2020-01-20||Guaranteed||USD 1212||Book Now|
Storm T. Frederiksen
Value For Money
All aspects of the organisation with the offices were handled in a professional way speedy replies to emails and very accurate information, very easy to do business with. Our guide and the team of porters did a good jump always happy and an outstanding mountaineering guide
Thank You Great Everest Trek memories of a life time and I will return again.