Island Peak Climbing Nepal
Island Peak Climbing

Island Peak Climbing

Island Peak ClimbingIsland peak climbing meant a lot to mountaineers for it is exciting for both amateur and serious climber. This can be the perfect choice for those who want to mix adventure in their trekking. This trek is also one of the most sought treks in Nepal . This peak is clearly seen from the Dingboche. The mountain itself is the extension of the South Ridge of Lhotse Shar separated by a small col.

This trek offers the stunning view of Himalayan panorama and you will come to see Buddhist culture. This trek also provides spectacular views of the Himalayans. From the summit, we see many peaks such as Nuptse (7,879m), Lhotse (8,501m), Lhotse Middle Peak (8,410m) and Lhotse Shar (8,383m) make a semi circle in the north. The views of Makalu (8475m), Barutse (7129m) in the east and famous expedition peak of Amadablam (6812m) in the south are never to be forgotten.

Island Peak Climbing prices

Sn 1 pax 2 pax 4-8 pax 9-12 pax
US$ Inquiry 1862 1504 1390

Island Peak Climbing price includes

  1. Transportations from Airport – Hotel – Airport Car, Van, Heice and Coaster
  2. Welcome dinner with Live Nepalese Cultural Program
  3. Equipment: Trekking tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table and chairs, Mattresses during the trekking & Peak climbing period
  4. Accommodation in lodge trek 14 days (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea coffee and Bed) 4 days camping Trek meals (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) Tea coffee and seasonal fruits
  5. English Speaking experienced Sherpa, Govt. Trained/Licensed Holder guide
  6. Equipment Fees for climbing guide
  7. Climbing Rope, Ice screws, Snow bars
  8. Staff: 1 Guide, 1 Cook, 1 Kitchen, 1 climbing guide & necessary porters
  9. Climbing peak permit/s & other necessary fees
  10. Personal insurance for Nepalese staffs
  11. Our service charge
  12. One Sherpa,(guide assistance) group size more than 4
  13. Sagarmath National park fee, TIMS permits & Any required permits or Official Documentation
  14. Around Trip Airfare Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathamndu
  15. Local Transportations Hotel - Airport – Hotel Car, Van, Heice and Tourist bus for pick up / drop
  16. Local Airport Tax

Island Peak Climbing price Excludes

  1. Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu can be managed upon your request {Click for Hotels}
  2. Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu can be arranged upon your request. {Click for tour in Kathmandu}
  3. Personal Insurance for travel to Nepal
  4. Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  5. Emergency Rescue evacuation
  6. Trekking Sleeping bag
  7. Personal expenses
  8. Tipping (Tips)
  9. Bar bills & beverage

Island Peak Climbing Detail Itinerary

Day 01: arrival in Kathmandu
Flying to Kathmandu along the northern border of Nepal on a clear day is in itself an exciting and memorable experience. As you fly, the panoramic view of snow-capped Annapurna mountain range greets your sight. After the completion of Visa formalities, you have to come downstairs to collect Luggage and proceed to outside from terminal Building. Please look at your Printed Name and Our Company Signboard Annapurna Foothills Treks & Expedition follows them. Meet our representative and then you will be transferred to hotel. You will be served free welcome drinks, tea or coffee or juice at the time of check in.

The Managing Director or The Manager of company will meet you in hotel and will brief about the trip. You should clear your dues before we proceed for the trip. You are free to relax or explore around the city in the very first day. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
After the breakfast in the morning, our city guide will come to the hotel with vehicles and then we leave hotel to visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, the house of living Goddess Kumari, the ferocious Kal Bhairab, The Red Monkey God and hundreds of erotic carvings. Swayambhunath is the world’s most glorious Buddhist Chaityas. It is said to be 2000 years old.

Boudhanath is a huge Buddhist stupa located about 7 km east of Thamel. It stands on a massive mandala style platform and has features similar to the Swayambhunath, though it is bigger than Swayambhunath in size. It is said that this stupa was built during the 5th Century. Every year, Thousands of pilgrims from Nepal and neighboring countries visit Boudhanath, particularly in winter and Pashupatinath temple. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Lukla Phakdingma
We fly on a twin-engine Otter to the Himalayan foothills where we begin our trek into the Khumbu region. The sights from the plane are amazing, providing dramatic views of terraced hills and the distant Himalayan giants. After landing in the village of Lukla, we meet the rest of our staff and porters and trek for about two and a half hours to Phakdingma. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.

Day 04: Phakdingma to Namche bazzar
we continue trekking along the bank of the Dudh Kosi, crossing this majestic river many times on exciting suspension bridges laden with prayer flags. After entering Sagamartha National Park, the trail climbs steeply with breathtaking views to Namche Bazaar, the gateway to the Khumbu region. We stay overnight at Namche bazzar.

Day 05: Namche Bazaar Acclimatization day.
We will spend a day here in order to acclimatize and adjust to the thinning of the air. We make a short walk around museum to celebrate the traditional custom of the sherpas people. Today, we hike up the Syangboche Airport around Everest View Hotel. From this point, we can see rewarding views of the Himalayas with a stunning sunrise and sunset over the panorama of Khumbu peaks. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.

Day 06: Namche to Tengbuche
The trail leads past the large Sherpa settlement of Khumjung and then descends deep into the Dudh Kosi Valley at Pungki Thanka. The trail then ascends the right flank of the Dudh Kosi valley to Tengboche at 3870m., home to the famous Tengboche Monastery, spiritual center of the Khumbu. The climb is long but, more than adequately compensated by views of Mt. Amadablam and on clear days views of Mt. Everest and it surrounding peaks. Amadablam means "Mother's Charm Box" and is named after the little box that Sherpa women wear around their necks. It is also one of the most beautiful mountains in the Himalaya. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.

Day 07: Tengbuche to Dingbuce
Descend through a beautiful forest, then cross the Imja Khola and trek through the village of Pangboche. The route continues through summer pastures to Dingboche 4,400 m. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.

Day 08: Dingboche Rest Day
Today you can enjoy another day for acclimatization. We will have trip to Chhukung valley via the Imja Khola valley to get a marvellous view of the surrounding mountains, especially Lhotse’s massive south wall, then return to Dingboche in the evening. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.

Day 09: Dingbuche to Chhukung [4750m]
Today, we have an easy walk for about 2 hours, climbing up gradually to the small settlement of Chukhung. Along the way we have great views of Island Peak and the challenge that awaits us.

Day 10: Chhukung to Island Peak Base camp: (5,200m)
From Chhukung, the path leads steep, climbing south and the turn east line of the valley. Then the trail twists below the southern flank of the moraine from the Lhotse glacier. We continue short yet pleasant walking along the river side and leads to a Big-rock. On the south of this rock, the Amphu Lapcha route lies. The criss cross route through Imja and Lhotse glacier leads to a wide valley. It flanks the south west side of the Island peak. We stay overnight at Island peak base camp. We set up a tent at base camp and you will be served meals there. Overnight stay at tent.

Day 11: Island Peak Base Camp to High Camp (5600m)
We head towards the Island peak high camp. Then we start climbing the mountain. The path then goes beyond the base camp before we strike off left up the steep hillside. At the beginning, the path is sandy but soon it turns into lush before becoming boulder strewn. The slope contracted as you climb up the hill. Then the path enters a steep rock channel. We stay overnight at in Island peak high camp. You will be provided meals in the tent.

Day 12: Island Peak High camp to summit Back to Chhukung:
We have to climb the rock culvert from early in the morning. Although it is not difficult, there are many short rock steps to be crossed before you come across the right side of the culvert. Then the trail leads to the ridgeline and it ultimately leads to traverse on to the snout of the summit glacier. You will need to rope up for the glacier as it contains several crevasses but it leads without difficulty, to a 100m(330ft) snow and ice slope (35-40°) on which the guides will fix a rope. From the top of this slope, 3 rope lengths along a sharp summit ridge lead to the top. After enjoying the summit views you will descend all the way to Chhukung. We stay overnight at guest house in Chhukung. You will be provided three meals a day there.

Day 13: Extra Day in for in case bad weather

Day 14: Chhukung to Namche Bazzar (34500m)
Gradually, we trek down to Dingboche and the trek continues down the Pangboche. We trek same trail back which was used top trek up. The trek then comes down to the river. After crossing the river, we walk for an hour up through the forest and reach at Namche Bazzar. We stay overnight at lodge there.

Day 15: Namche Bazaar to Phakding (2652m.)
Trek from Namche Bazaar to Phakding (2652m.) and it takes about four hours. The trails descend steeply for early one and half hours. After that, the path has small ups and down to Phakding through Monjo. We stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 16: Namche Bazzar to Lukla
Boosted by all our new red blood cells, we rush down the footpath going to Sagarmatha National Park gate, in Jorsale. Later, Lukla's footpath leads us through the first villages we saw two weeks ago : Gumila, Phakding, Choplung. The high peaks disappear behind the hills. In Lukla, This last evening in the mountains is the ideal opportunity for a farewell party with the sherpa guides and porters, where you can sample some chhang, try Nepali and Sherpa dance and look back on a memorable trekking experience and staffs are expecting for precious Tips.

Day 17: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu You take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu . Over Night stay in Hotel

Day 18: Sight seeing in Kathmandu.
After breakfast, our city guide reaches in Hotel with Vehicles, then we drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Bhaktapur is one of the oldest cities in Kathmandu valley. It is well known as Living Museum. Old brick paved enclave of old Royal palace, Nyathapola Temple, Datatriya temple, exquisite artwork offers a picture of the grandeur of medieval Nepal. And Patan is located 7 km away from Kathmandu, this city has many 15th to 17th century, Hindu and Buddhist, monuments built during the Malla dynasty. The most important area with many monuments is the Patan Durbar Square. (Culture program) Over night stay at Hotel.

Day 19: Kathmandu – departure
Transfer to international airport for your final departure. The trip ends, our Airport Representative will drop you to the Tribhuvan International Airport for your flight departure from Nepal.

Suggested Climbing gears:

  1. Climbing boots, Crampons
  2. Ice axe, Harness
  3. Karabiners,
  4. Tapes/slings,
  5. Rock pegs, Helmet (crash hat)
  6. Warm climbing trousers, Long cotton hiking shirts
  7. Waterproof climbing jacket, Gaiters,
  8. Sun hat, Light cotton athletic socks and wool,
  9. climbing socks, Long sleeved cotton/woolen shirts,
  10. T-shirts, Wool long underwear
  11. Down high altitude, Sleeping bag
  12. Down jacket/ trousers/vest, Climbing sunglasses
  13. Sunscreen, Lip salve
  14. Lightweight fleece, Fleece/wool for climbing
  15. Head torch /batteries/bulbs, Lightweight thermal/ insulated ski gloves

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