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Island Peak (Imja Tse)

Overview

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    Trip Type Peak Climbing
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    Duration 18 Days
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    Trip Grade Moderate
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    Group Size Min. 2, Max. 12
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    Max. Altitude 6165m
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    Destination Nepal

Island Peak is one of the most climbed 6000-meter peaks in Nepal. It is situated beside the Imja Lake and above the Sherpa settlement of Chukung in the upper part of the Everest region, 6165m.

Itinerary

Day: 1

Arrival in Kathmandu

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    Destination Arrival
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    Accommodation Hotel
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 1300m

Day: 2

In Kathmandu - Sightseeing and final preparation

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    Destination Kathmandu
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    Accommodation Hotel
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    Meals Breakfast
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    Altitude: 1300m
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    Time: 4 hours

Day: 3

Flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding

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    Destination Phakding
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    Accommodation Lodge
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 2600m
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    Time: 35 min. flight , 3 hours trek

Day: 4

Trek to Namche

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    Destination Namche
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    Accommodation Lodge
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 3440m
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    Time: 6 hours

Day: 5

In Namche - Acclimatization hike to Khumjung (2800m)

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    Destination Namche
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    Accommodation Lodge
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 3440m
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    Time: 4 hours

Day: 6

Trek to Deboche

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    Destination Deboche
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    Accommodation Lodge
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 3820m
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    Time: 6 hours

Day: 7

Trek to Dingboche

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    Destination Dingboche
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    Accommodation Lodge
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 4410m
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    Time: 5 hours

Day: 8

Trek to Chukung

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    Destination Chukung
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    Accommodation Lodge
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 4730m
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    Time: 3 hours

Day: 9

At Chukung - Acclimatization hike to Chukung Ri

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    Destination Chukung Ri - Chukung
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    Accommodation Lodge
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 5550m
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    Time: 4 hours

Day: 10-11

At Base Camp

Trek to Island Peak Base Camp. And next day climbing preparation and training at base camp.

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    Destination Island Peak Base Camp
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    Accommodation Camp
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 5100m
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    Time: 2 nights

Day: 12

Summit Attempt - Summit and descend back to Base Camp

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    Destination Summit
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    Accommodation Camp
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 6165m
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    Time: 1 day

Day: 13

Trek to Pangboche

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    Destination Deboche
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    Accommodation Lodge
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 3930m
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    Time: 5-6 hours

Day: 14

Trek to Namche

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    Destination Namche
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    Accommodation Lodge
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 3440m
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    Time: 5-6 hours

Day: 15

Trek to Lukla

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    Destination Lukla
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    Accommodation Lodge
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    Altitude: 2800m
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    Time: 6-7 hours

Day: 16

Fly to Kathmandu

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    Destination Kathmandu
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    Accommodation Hotel
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    Meals Breakfast
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    Altitude: 1300m
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    Time: 35 min.

Day: 17

In Kathmandu – free day

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    Destination Kathmandu
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    Accommodation Hotel
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    Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Altitude: 1300m
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    Time: 1 day

Day: 18

Departure

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    Destination Departure
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    Meals Breakfast
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    Altitude: 1300m

Altitude Graph

Inclusion

Service Included in the Price

  • Island Peak Climbing Permit
  • National park and local government fees
  • All Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) & room during trek and climbing
  • Domestic Flight (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu)
  • Hotel in Kathmandu: 4 nights hotel on BB plan
  • One local climbing Sherpa guide
  • Porter
  • Insurance of guide and porter
  • Airport pick up and drop
  • Medical kit & emergency medical oxygen
  • Company service charge
  • Value Added Tax
  • Exclusion

    Service not included in the Price

    1. Meals in Kathmandu
    2. Member insurance (evacuation and medical)
    3. Alcoholic beverages& soft drinks such as mineral water, coke, hot water
    4. Personal trekking and climbing gear
    5. Tips to Sherpa and porter
    6. Extra night hotel in Kathmandu and single supplementary room
    7. The extra cost of the hotel due to flight cancellation due to bad weather
    8. Cost of excess baggage
    9. Cost of use of medical oxygen

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