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Island Peak Climbing

Island Peak Climbing

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Package: Island Peak Climbing
Duration 17 days
Price Contact us
Transportation Flight/Private Van or Tourist Bus
Group Size 2+
Difficulty Challanging
Max Elevation 6,189 m
Accommodation Hotels/Mountain Lodges
Meal Full board in trek and breakfast in Kathmandu
Trip Start / Ends Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Contact Detail (Viber/Whatsapp) +9779843724104
Trip Note: Price offered is full inclusive and it is quoted in USD. Trip will only starts when you will arrive to Kathmandu International Airport. The given itinerary is just a standard itinerary and could be customized on request.
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Trip Overview

Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trekking - There's not any doubt the Himalayan peaks have attracted adventurers, climbers, and ethnic enthusiasts for several decades. Among all of the trekking peaks in Nepal, the Island Peak has become the most popular since it's appropriate to all novice climbers and experienced trekkers. Explicitly this Island peak climbing provides a thrilling climbing experience beyond just hiking in Nepal. By scaling the Isle summit, you'll stand on a summit of the mountain in 6189 meters. Standing along with Isle summit cherishes the same unforgettable sense of accomplishment as you would towards the very top of mt. Everest. Broadly the Isle summit expedition isn't technically hard, but it can be physically demanding notably that the rise is rated as Alpine PD+.

Responsible Traveling with Safety First

We conduct all our excursions in a responsible way with security and comfort as you can at its most excellent standard. Above all, we guarantee the medical educated and knowledgeable guide to direct your visitors to the Island Peak. Furthermore, a comprehensive medical box in coping with any issues that might come up on excursion. Proud to discuss with you which Mountain Monarch is the pioneering firm has an accountable trekking policy. Committed 01 TREKKER:01 PORTER permit every trekker to possess its own pace and versatility on an excursion. Above all of your porter carrying lighter weight and walking alongside you with a broader smile.

Island summit is also called Imja Tse. This is frequently the first step for the majority of the climbers before any summit effort of giant peaks in the Himalaya. We have an exciting excursion to Lukla to start the Island summit expedition with the Everest base camp increase. Hence we scale the trodden path to Everest base camp and Kalapathar for suitable acclimatization before peak push. Specifically, we optimize a particular climbing training session in the base camp. Truly the training ensures on required climbing abilities to scale the summit safely and efficiently.

Summit afternoon - standing at the top of Island Peak in 6189 meters.
Notably, the Isle summit day begins very early in the morning, having a fascinating scramble along a stone bridge into a glacier. Further over the stone bridge, there's a steep snow headwall resulting in the summit. Of course, that is a physically tough but a fantastic day of accomplishment. Our permanent and thoroughly experienced climbing guides mend NEW ropes. So guarantee safe ascent using jumar and exploit to the rough and challenging part.

From the very top of Island summit, you can observe a stunning panorama of huge mountains of Nuptse, Lhotse, Lhotse central, and Lhotse Shar. This form a semi-circle at the northwest. Never to be forgotten the encounter of Island peak climbing with Everest base camp in the Himalayas.

Island Peak Highlights

  • Breathtaking glacier views from the top of Island peak.
  • Adventurous lodges hikes towards Everest base camp.
  • Exhilarating views of Mount Everest from Kalapather.
  • Explore beautiful Sherpa culture and their livelihood.

Island Peak Climbing Itinerary 2020

  • Day 1: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300 m)
  • Day 2: Kathmandu valley sightseeing and trip preparation
  • Day 3: Kathmandu – Lukla (2,642 m) (30 to 35 mins flight) – Phakding (2,562 m) 3 to 4 hrs trek
  • Day 4: Phakding – Namche Bazaar (3,440 m) 5 to 6 hours trek
  • Day 5: Namche Bazaar (3,440 m) Acclimatization day
  • Day 6: Namche Bazaar – Tengboche (3,867 m) 5 to 6 hours trek
  • Day 7: Tengboche – Dingboche (4,360 m) 5 to 6 hours trek
  • Day 8: Dingboche (4,360 m) Acclimatization day
  • Day 9: Dingboche – Chhukung (4,730 m) 3 to 4 hours trek
  • Day 10: Chhukung (4,730 m) – Lower base camp (5,200 m) 3 to 4 hours trek
  • Day 11: Lower base camp – Higher base camp (5,600 m) 3 to 4 hours trek
  • Day 12: Higher base camp – Summit peak (6,189 m) and back to Chhukung (4,730 m) 9 to 10 hrs trek
  • Day 13: Chhukung – Khumjung (3,780 m) 5 to 6 hours trek
  • Day 14: Khumjung – Namche Bazaar (3,440 m) 4 to 5 hours trek
  • Day 15: Namche Bazaar – Lukla (2,652 m) 5 to 6 hours trek
  • Day 16: Lukla – Kathmandu (1,300 m) 30 to 35 minutes flight
  • Day 17: Departure day

Island Peak Climbing Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m)

On the first day of our trip, our organization frontman picks you up from Tribhuwan International Airport (Kathmandu) along you will be passionately welcomed and shifted towards tourist standard inn by our private vehicle. We also notice you attend a meeting at head office for discussion regarding our planned trek.

Day 2: Kathmandu valley sightseeing and trip preparation

On the second day after finishing our morning breakfast, we move ahead for sightseeing some historical places which are listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Therefore exploring these locations, we return for finalizing our trekking equipment (trekking boots, down jacket, sleeping bags, ropes, harness, Ice ax, Crampons, and many more others) which are required during our upcoming trek and this night we are spent at the same hotel in Kathmandu. 

Day 3: Kathmandu – Lukla (2,642 m) 30 to 35 mins flight – Phakding (2,562 m) 3 to 4 hrs trek

On the third day after having breakfast, we will be shifted to Tribhuwan International Airport by our private vehicle to board Himalayan scenic flight towards Lukla (gateway of Khumbu/Everest region). Therefore, we start our short and effortless trek downhill towards Sherpa settlement of Cheplung along following Dudh Koshi valley takes to Phakding. Finally, after reaching Phakding, accommodation, and dinner will be managed at the lodge.

Day 4: Phakding – Namche Bazaar 5 to 6 hours trek

On the fourth day after enjoying breakfast, we develop our trek by leaving several unique settlements, suspension bridges, and lush forests behind en route to pass official permit checkpoint (entrance to Sagarmatha National Park). After that, continuously proceeding walk towards the intersection point of Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi River along attempting upward hike with an opening perspective of monster Everest promotes Namche Bazaar. Tonight’s accommodation and dinner will be facilitated at the lodge.

Day 5: Namche Bazaar (3,440 m) Acclimatisation day

On the fifth day, we are now already over 3,400 m of elevation than sea level, so before climbing extra height, today, we center upon acclimatization. We don’t trigger our trek forward. However, as indicated by your want, we will plan an arrangement to investigate minor Sherpa settlements, including Khumjung, or climb up to the old Sherpa town of Thame. On extra hours, you can hang out on web cafes and restaurants or visit all through historical centers. This night, we remain at the same hotel in Namche Bazaar.

Day 6: Namche Bazaar – Tengboche (3,867 m) 5 to 6 hrs trek

On the sixth day triggering Namche Bazaar after breakfast, we follow awe-inspiring curvy hill slope trail holding pleasing forest, remembrance stupas, and Sherpa settlements, which leads us to Kyangjumg. Marching forward by watching several snowcapped mountains and bridges over Dudh Koshi River enters Imja Khola valley along with some more draw towards ridge welcomes Tengboche. Hardly any outstanding hours will be spent entirely by investigating Tengboche Monastery (antiquated religious spot of Khumbu area) and night will be paid at the hold up there.

Day 7: Tengboche – Dingboche (4,360 m) 5 to 6 hrs trek

On the Seventh day after attending morning breakfast, we begin our steps ahead through stone advances crossing chores and long smaller mini walls along Imja Khola to climb Pangboche. Therefore, strolling with a close perspective of mountains all through terraced fields takes to Dingboche. Apart after steeping Dingboche, remaining hours of the day will be spent on investigating round Sherpa settlement along night will likewise be spent at a lodge in Dingboche.

Day 8: Dingboche (4,360 m) Acclimatisation day

On eight days, we are already now height above 4,300 m, so this day is isolated as the second acclimatization day of our trip. Though this day is separated as for acclimatization, we won’t stay icon preferably we climb up towards the north and sight numerous different well-known peaks with Dingboche valley on floor. During outstanding hours we plan to move forward towards the world’s highest billiard parlor, and we spend our night in the same hotel in Dingboche.

Day 9: Dingboche – Chhukung (4,730 m) 3 to 4 hrs trek

On the seventh day, we advance from the Imja Khola valley towards the east. We stroll along the rough trail to get to the valley along on achieving Chhukung, we register fine hotel and meet our climbing guide according to the timetable. After a series of preparation concerning the following day’s climb, we will likewise check all the basic equipment and gears that will be required for the following day’s climb. The night will be spent at a lodge in Chhukung.

Day 10: Chhukung (4,730 m) – Lower base camp (5,200 m) 3 to 4 hrs trek

On the tenth day, we first stroll towards the south and afterward towards the principle valley in the east. In the wake of walking on a beautiful trail along the stream, the trail coordinates towards a huge rock. From here, this rough trail ends and changes into glacial as we cross Lhotse and Imja glacial. Finally, passing glacier moraines, we achieve the goal set for the day. Today, one-hour preparation is separated to work on the following day’s climb, particularly for novices. The night is spent in a tent at the lower base camp of Island.

Day 11: Lower base camp – Higher base camp (5,600 m) 3 to 4 hrs trek

On the eleventh day, subsequently, after having self-arranged light breakfast, we connect for rechecking the whole climbing gears and equipment for some moments. At first, leaving lower base camp, we head towards high base camp by following the narrow slopes and rigid path. However, in the wake of putting the venture on high construct camp, we take part in light exercises and receive a full day as relaxation hours. This night will be spent at risen camp at the higher base camp of Island peak.

Day 12: Higher base camp – Summit peak (6,189 m) and return back to Chhukung (4,730 m) 9 to 10 hrs trek

On the most awaited twelfth day, we move ahead as early as possible. Utilizing and following the methods instructed by the climbing professionals, we advance through short rock steps, crevasses, sears, facing lengthy 40-45 degree slope climb, which finally takes to the summit. Inspecting 360° stunning view from high altitude throughout high peaks, including famous stands rewards you feel of achievement. Collecting our belongings, we walk the entire way retracing the trail to Chhukung valley for spending the night.

Day 13: Chhukung – Khumjung (3,780 m) 5 to 6 hours trek

The thirteenth day after attending morning breakfast, we march forward, catching vertical descent bypassing numerous settlements, including Pangboche and Tengboche, along crossing those landscapes, monasteries, and pleasing lush forest filled with rhododendron and pine behind reaches Khumjung. Finally, after reaching Khumjung, we check for an excellent lodge and move forward to examine throughout the domain if interested along night will be spent at the lodge.

Day 14: Khumjung – Namche Bazaar (3,440 m) 4 to 5 hours trek

On the fourteenth day, after enjoying breakfast in Khumjung, we develop our walk through the ridge, which soon turns into a relatively easier walking trail. Continuing the walk ahead, by retracing the earlier developed trail steadily but surely takes to meet the destination of the day. Leisure hours will be spent by exploring different attractions throughout Namche Bazaar along night will be spent at a fine lodge in Namche.

Day 15: Namche Bazaar – Lukla (2,652 m) 5 to 6 hours trek

The fifteenth day after morning breakfast, firstly, developed walk proceeds downhill towards the extension over the Dudh Koshi River. After that, we slightly stroll towards Monjo for considering some formalities at the check post of Sagarmatha National Park along proceeding walk forward leads us to Lukla, triggering Phakding behind. Evening hours will be spent by recollecting the memories with the trekking crew members. This night will be spent at a lodge in Lukla.

Day 16: Lukla – Kathmandu (1,300 m) 30 to 35 minutes flight

Sixteenth day after having light breakfast, we board a morning flight from Tenzing Hillary Airport (Lukla) to Tribhuwan International Airport (Kathmandu). Guide handles entire formalities and bag packs in the airport. Finally, after landing on Tribhuwan International Airport (Kathmandu), our private vehicle picks you up and escorts toward a fine tourist hotel along with a farewell dinner hosted by us in one of the Nepalese restaurants in Kathmandu.

Day 17: Departure day

On the seventeenth day (last day) of the trip managing your time, you can move forward for collecting unique souvenirs for your family members or your loving ones. Entire necessary arrangements and pack ups will be looked after along private vehicle escorts you to the airport focusing departure hour. Well-wishers and representatives of our company will be there to wish for your safe flight.

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