Island Peak Climbing


Island Peak Climbing offers an enjoyable climb the peak, also provides some of the most striking scenery in the Khumbu. If the peak can be likened to an Island in a glacial sea, than the main land forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise in the north to the rugged summit of Nuptse ( 7879m/ 25850ft ), Lhotse ( 9501m/27870ft), Lhotse middle peak( 8410m/ 27590ft), as yet still unclimbed and Lhotse Shar ( 8383m/ 27503ft ). To the east, rising above the frozen waves of the Lhotse Shar glacier, is Cho polu( 6734m/ 22093ft ), beyond which can be seen the red granite mass of Makalu ( 8475m/ 27805ft). To the south of the Imja glacier and icy flutings of Baruntse (7720m/ 25328ft) and the Amphu peaks lead the eye to the lofty pinnacle of Ama Dablam ( 6856m/ 22493ft ), which is liked a giant sea – stack guarding the entrance to the glacial bay in which Island peak stands.

Best season: September, October and early November and late February, March, April, May, June, July
Itinerary in Details
Day 01 : Katmandu (1310m/4298ft). Our airport representative will be received you at the airport and transfer to Hotel. It is 7km and takes about 10 minutes. O/N at hotel
Day 02 : An early morning to Lukla from Kathmandu and trek to Phakding. (2610mtrs/8563ft). Flight 30 minutes and walking 3 hours. O/N at guest house
Day 03 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11286ft). walking 5:30 hours. O/N at guest house
Day 04 : Acclimatization day at Namche Bazzar. walking 5 hours, O/N at guest house
Day 05 : Trek to Tengboche(3860m/12664ft). walking 5 hours. O/N at guest house
Day 06 : Trek to Dingboche(4410m/14468ft). walking 5:30 hours, O/N at guest house
Day 07 : Acclimatization day at Dinbuche. Walking 4:25 hours, O/N at guest house
Day 08 : Trek to Lobuje(4910m/16108ft). Walking 5:30 hours, O/N at guest house
Day 09 : Trek to Gorak Shep (5153m/16906ft). Walking 3:30 hours, O/N at guest house
Day 10 : Trek to Everest Base Camp (5363m/17595ft) and back to Gorekshep. Walking 5:30 hours, O/N at guest house
Day 11 : Hiking up to Kalapathar(5545m/18192ft) and overnight at Dingboche(4410m/14468ft). Walking 6 hours, O/N at guest house
Day 12 : Dingboche to Island peak base camp( 5050m/15291ft) walking 6 hours, O/N at Tented camp
Day 13 : Acclimatization. O/N at Tented camp
Day 14 : One extra day. O/N at Tented camp
Day 15 : Summit (6189m/ 20305ft) and back to Island peak base camp. O/N at Tented camp
Day 16 : Island peak base camp to Lower Panbuche( 3985m/12066ft). Walking 6 hours, O/N at guest house,
Day 17 : Lower Panbuche to Namche (3440m/11286ft). Walking 5:30 hours, O/N at guest house,
Day 18 : Namche to Phakding (2610mtrs/8563ft). Walking 5 hours, O/N at guest house,
Day 19 : Phakding to Lukla(2840m/9317ft). Walking to 3:30 O/N at guest house,
Day 20 : Fly to Kathmandu from Lukla. O/N at hotel,
Day 21 : Departure from Nepal

For More information about Island Peak Climbing

COST INCLUDES DURING THE TRIP:

All the ground transportation car.
Two night’s hotel accommodation in Katmandu at 4 stars hotel with breakfast.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner with Tea & coffee in trekking with tea and coffee.
Local fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana and grape etc.
Private room during the trekking.
Trekking map for Everest area.
All necessary camping gears like two men tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, Toilet tent, Shower tent, kitchen equipment, chairs and table, mattress, sleeping bag, down jacket, walking stick, climbing rope, snow bar, ice axe etc, while climbing.
Domestic flight tickets from Kathmandu/ Lukla/ Kathmandu.
Domestic airport tax.
An experienced Government licensed holder guide and porter and theirs’ food, drinks, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax etc.
Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
Warm sleeping bag, warm down jacket and walking stick, duffel/kit bag, if necessary.
TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System)
Climbing peak permit.
All government taxes

For Booking or Reservation:

Nepal Visitors Trekking and Walking
P.O. Box :19760, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Tel:  +977-1-4263133            , Fax:+977-1-4216454
E-mail: info@nepalvisitors.com
Website: http://nepalvisitors.com

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