16 Days Island Peak Climbing

Reach to the top of the the Island Peak – 6189 meters located in Everest region with 16 Days Island Peak Climbing itinerary.

Island Peak Climbing is one of the most popular Peak climbing activity in Nepal. We also organize Island Peak Permit for solo climbers.

Every year hundred of climbers reach to summit to fulfill their dreams and adventure they want to commence in Himalayan region. This peak climbing activity starts after your arrival in Kathmandu. Fly to Lukla one of the most adventurous airport in world. Enjoy trekking to Khambu region and start your climb to Island peak from Chhukung valley. Reach to the altitude of 6189 meters to the top of the Island Peak with splendid view of the mountains and landscape from summit.

Ask to our Expedition Experts to quote cheaper Island Peak Climbing Package.

Climbing Grade: Technical by fairly moderate climbing

Trekking Grade: Moderate

Maximum Altitude: 6189 meters

Arrival In: Kathmandu

Departure From: Kathmandu

Inclusions: Permit + Airfares + Hotel/Lodges + Trek and Climbing Guide + Porters and All Inclusive Service

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu

Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.

Accommodation will be at Hotel in Kathmandu.

 Day 02: Sightseeing tour and permit issuance

Full-day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu covering 4 UNESCO Heritage sites which includes Pashupatinath temple, Boudhnath stupa, Swoyambhunath stupa and Patan Durbar Square.

 Today we will be also applying the necessary permits required and briefing will be done in the evening at your hotel or our office.

Accommodation will be at Hotel in Kathmandu. Meals included today is Breakfast

 Day 03: Fly Kathmandu/Lukla (2860m) and Trek Phakding (2610m) – 3 hrs walk

Early morning you will meet your trekking guide and together transferred to Kathmandu Domestic airport to board flight to Lukla. This flight itself is known for fantastic aerial view of Mountain ranges. Upon arrival at Lukla, your guide will introduce you with other trekking members. Start your trek to Pkhading. You will walk to 3 hours today for better acclimatization process.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are lunch & dinner at lodge. 

Day 04: Trek Namche Bazaar (3440m) – 6 hrs walk

Enjoy your breakfast at lodge and start the trekking trail that follow Dudh Koshi River. You will cross famous Double Suspension Bridge and uphill climb with rewarding Mountain views will leads to Namche Bazaar which is largest settlement of Sherpa community in Nepal. Sherpas are the indigenous people of Nepal known for the climbing skills. On each expedition on the peaks above 8000meters especially in South Asian region you require expertise and help of Sherpa to make ascend successful. Free time on own to stroll around local town at your own pace.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are breakfast, lunch en-route & dinner at lodge. 

Day 05: Acclimation day

Day is free for acclimatization. To ease this process we recommend you day excursion to Syangboche located at altitude of 3780 meters to get best panoramic views of Tawache, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku mountains.  Also visit famous “Everest View Hotel” featured as the highest placed hotel in world. Return back to Namche for overnight.

Meals included today are breakfast, lunch en-route and dinner at lodge in Namche.

Day 06: Trek Tengboche (3867m) – 5 hrs walk

Today trek will take you to Tengboche which is known for excellent view of Ama Dablam valley with Everest skyline. Tengboche is also known for the largest Buddhist monastery in Everest region “Tengboche Monastery” which host annual Mani Rimdu festival celebrated by Sherpa communities. You can witness evening rituals at monastery or relax at your lodge admiring the beautiful mountain views.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are breakfast, lunch & dinner at lodge. 

Day 07: Trek Dingboche (4410m) – 5 hrs walk

Morning enjoy breakfast at your lodge. Your guide will fix a time for today walk and meet you at exact time to start today’s trek. Today you will walk for 5 hours to reach to Dingboche located on the Glacier line of Imja and Duwo Glacier in Chukhung valley. You will cross typical Sherpa settlements like Deboche, Pangboche & Shomare. Check-in at your lodge.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are breakfast, lunch en-route & dinner at lodge. 

Day 08: Trek to Chhukung (4,730mt) – 6 hours walk

After breakfast, trek to Chhukung valley. Once we reach Chukkung we will meet the climbing leader who will be taking you to Island peak. Necessary warm-up and briefing will be done with climbing equipments checking and orientation.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are breakfast, lunch en-route & dinner at lodge. 

Day 09: Chhukung to Island Peak Base camp (5,200m) – 4 hours climb

Follow your Climbing guide who will lead you to Island Base Camp. Today trail is fairly steep following east to the Chhukung valley. You will see Lhotse Glacier and Amaphu Labtsa pass along the route. Amaphu Labtsa pass is considered as one of the difficult pass and will be done if you will be combining Isalnd Peak with Mera Peak though the same pass. In this itinerary you will not follow this trail. A zigzag route through the Imja Glacier and Lhotse Glacier moraines will take you to South West of Island Peak Base Camp.

Accommodation will be at Tented Camp. Meals included today are breakfast at Lodge, lunch and dinner at Camp. 

 Day 10: Climb to Island Peak High Camp

To make our next day climb easier, you will climb up to High camp. This will also give us the technical knowledge with Crevasse and walking on Blue Ice, rope with climbing technique need to follow. A camping at High camp will be good for acclimatization for your body to cope summit altitude.

Accommodation will be at Tented Camp. Meals included today are breakfast, lunch and dinner at Camp. 

 Day 11: Island PeakSummit and back to Base Camp (5,600m) – 8 hours

You will start your climb early morning to avoid blowing strong wind and melting ice by the sun heat in afternoon. Start early means double the chance of successful climbing on every summit. Reach to the top of Island Peak (6189m). The view from the top is astonishing. Cheer your success and moments with snap photograph. Ater spending some time at top, start descend to Base camp.

Accommodation will be at Tented Camp. Meals included today are breakfast, lunch and dinner at Camp. 

Day 12: Island Peak Base Camp to Tengboche – 6 hours walk

Today you will walk down hill to Tengboche. If you feel exhausted then can short the trek to Pangboche.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are breakfast, lunch en-route & dinner at lodge. 

 Day 13: Tengboche to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) – 5 hours walk

Trek down to Namche Bazaar. Free in the afternoon to stroll around local town.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are breakfast, lunch en-route & dinner at lodge. 

Day 14: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,800m) – 7 hours walk

After breakfast at local lodge, start your trek with trekking crew to Lukla. Check-in at lodge. Rest of the day is free on own per personal activities.

Accommodation will be at Local Lodge. Meals included today are breakfast, lunch en-route & dinner at lodge.

Day 15: Fly to Kathmandu (1,350m)

Fly back to Kathmandu and upon arrival, transfer to hotel.

Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

 Day 16: Departure transfer

Transfer to Kathmandu airport in time to board flight back home.

Starts US$ 2200 nett per person

(All Inclusive package and services as mentioned in inclusions)

If you require just Island Peak Climbing assistance from Chukung with permit and necessary climbing guide then let us know so we can quote you the rate.

Service Includes:-

  • 3 nights at Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast (3*)
  • 10 days Everest Trek including Base camp using local lodges with all meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner and Tea/Coffee)
  • 3 nights at Tented Camp at Island Peak area with all meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner and Tea/Coffee)
  • Necessary airport transfers in Kathmandu using private vehicle
  • Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu round-trip airfare as applicable
  • Domestic airport tax
  • Island Peak permit fee as applicable
  • Garbage deposit as applicable
  • An English speaking trekking guide for Everest Trek as per the itinerary
  • One porter for Everest trek
  • Climbing Sherpa guide for Island Peak climbing as per itinerary
  • Climbing support staff/crew as required for climbing
  • Tents and camping equipments
  • Everest National Park Fee as applicable
  • TIMS fee as applicable
  • Insurance for staff, salary and their expenses
  • Medical Kit
  • Trekking and climbing equipment including Down Jacket, Sleeping Bag, Duffel Bag and Rain Coat (Excludes walking stick, Helmet, Trekking/climbing boot & Crampons – Can be rented in Kathmandu paying extra)
  • Trekking Map
  • Company and staff cargo, equipment and charges
  • Government taxes as applicable

 

The above cost excludes:-

  • Insurance for rescue (Strongly recommended to have both rescue and medical both for expedition)
  • Personal expenses
  • Hot water shower, Battery Charges, Hard and Soft drinks and any other beverages
  • Meals in Kathmandu
  • Your personal cargo or extra baggage payable to airlines
  • Any extra arrangements due to flight delay, cancellation or any beyond our control
Name of the client Travel Date Nationality Service Rating*
Mark Hsu 13 Sep 2010 China Excellent
Shalu Lamba 8 Sep 2011 India Excellent
Jacqui Rehman 25 Oct 2011 Australia Excellent
Richard Wales 01 Mar 2013 UK Excellent
Kelly Clark 09 Apr 2014 USA Excellent
Holly Walker 12 Oct 2015 Belgium Excellent
Peter Richard 18 Mar 2016 UK Excellent
Shanti Valentino 20 Apr 2016 Italian Excellent

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