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Island Peak is a trekking Peak in the Everest region in Nepal. It is a great first Himalayan peak. The road to the top has a steep slope and a narrow ridge. Crampons, ice ax and rope are necessary, and it is helpful to have a Sherpa guide who knows the best part of the ridge.Island Peak Climb is a spectacular extension for a fabulous adventure in the Everest region. Island Peak 6183 meter (Nepal known to Imja Tse) is not among the giants Himalayas, but nevertheless provides a thrilling experience of mountaineering for novices and experts.

No technical climbing experience is necessary to climb Island Peak, just packing a high level of desire to push your limits. Island Peak summit is interesting and attractive with a very glacial climb Lhotse west face of the glacier. The mountain itself is the extension of the south ridge of Lhotse Shar separated by a small colonel. Island Peak Climbing not only provides an enjoyable climb but also offers different spectacular scenery of the Himalayas in the Khumbu region, including Mount. Everest 8848m, Mont. Nuptse 7855 m, 8516 m Lhotse, Lhotse Middle Peak 8410 m and 8383 m Lhotse Shar make a semicircle in the north. The views of Makalu 8475M east, Baruntse 7720M, and Mount. Amadablam 6856M in the south add more charm for climbing Island Peak. The normal route for climbing Island Peak Flank South East and South West Ridge. Normally, the base peak of the island camp is set at 5087 m Pareshaya Gyab between Imja Tse and lateral moraine of the Imja glacier. Embark on a wonderful adventure with Island Peak climbing and hiking which takes you to the heart of Khumbu and Everest Base Camp 5,357M. Island Peak 6,183M is one of the main climbing peaks in the Everest region with an impressive face and highly glaciated West who rise from the Lhotse glacier.

An ascent of Kala Pattar 5,545M proves a good acclimatization hike and gives you magnificent views of the highest mountains reconciled the world including Mount. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu and more. The magnificent view from the top, however, is certainly a reward for your efforts.

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Our self with Car & driver will welcome, greet you at International Airport on Arrival. After Visa formalities complete, you have to come downstairs to collect Luggage and proceed to outside from terminal Building. Please look after your Printed Name and Our Company Signboard and follow them. Meet our Staff and then Transfer to Hotel. Check in at Hotel, free welcome drinks tea/coffee or any cold drinks. Company Manager will meet you with your guide and will provide detailed Plans and Briefing about the trip. Free day for relax or explore around the city yourself.

Approx. Time:2o minute drive     Accommodation: 3/5 Star hotel         Meals: Welcome Dinner

After Breakfast your day will start for sightseeing tour of 4 Popular UNESCO Heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley. Our first destination is Swoyambhunath. This place offers a majestic view of the entire Kathmandu valley. Stupa of Swoyambhunath epitomizes Buddhism. Your guide will enlighten you with detailed historical and cultural information about the place. After this you will visit Living goddess home and Kathmandu Durbar square. Locally this, Old royal palace area is called Basantapur Area or Hanuman dhoka Durbar Square. Our next sightseeing will be at Boudha nath (the biggest & Largest Buddhist Stupa in the World). In this Area, you will visit Buddhist Monastery and stop for lunch Break. If weather is clear you can see nearest Mountain of Kathmandu- Ganesh Himal from top of Restaurant. After Lunch, we will visit Hindus temple Pasupatinath and tour for today is finished. It normally takes 5-6 hours tour to visit all these 4 monuments within Kathmandu city. Afternoon free for packing for trek and getting ready.

Approx. Time:5-6 hrs Tour    Accommodation: 3/5 Star Hotel     Meals:  Healthy & hygienic Breakfast included

Early morning flight by small twin otter to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft). After final preparations, the trekking starts passing Chaurikharka village, and makes a descent towards the Dudhkosi Ghat (2,530m/8,300ft). The trail follows the precise bank of the Dudhkosi River until camp at Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft) is reached. This first day is short for acclimatization reasons.

Approx. Time: 4-5hrs Trek   Accommodation: Lodge Meals: 3 times healthy & hygienic meals

The trail cross Dudhkoshi River through a long suspension bridge then trail leads you crossing side by side along the river to Hilary's Suspension Bridge.The trail further climbs from here to Namche Bazaar. Overnight in Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,286ft).

Approx. Time: 5-6 hrs Trek   Accommodation: Lodge  Meals: 3 times healthy & hygienic meals

This is the first Acclimatization day. You can spend the day taking a day walk hike to Thame, by visiting Khunde or by relaxing and exploring Namche Bazaar; the main centre in the Khumbu region and has shops, restaurants, a bakery, hotel with hot showers and electric power. There is a colorful market each Saturday. Or if you are already acclimatized with Altitude, you can trek upto peaceful Sherpa village- Khumjung for overnight from where views of Mt. Everest, Ama dablam are awesome.

Approx. Time: 3-4 hrs Hike  Accommodation: Lodge  Meals: 3 times healthy & hygienic meals

After having a nice acclimatization day in Namche, we start our trekking towards Tengboche. We will have a nice walking till to riverside where we take a breathe with lunch. And we start walking up gradually through pine forest for 2 more hours to reach Tengboche. Tengboche is a very great place to view a close view of Ama-Dablam. And it has a biggest Buddhist Monastery all over in Khumbu region. Over night stay at lodge.

Approx. Time: 4-5 hrs Trek   Accommodation: Lodge  Meals: 3 times healthy & hygienic meals

We descend for half an hour to river side through nice forest, cross the river and start trekking up towards opposite hill and landscapes starts more dry and desert afterwards. We will cross a traditional and cultural Sherpa village Pangboche where we can see a close up daily activities of Sherpa people. After this, we make a gradual up towards a small hill afterwards trail goes to wide mountain valley called pheriche. This is a nice wide village located on the riverside. A small helipad is available here for helicopter rescue and daily High altitude Mountain sickness class available here with Mt. Specialist. Overnight stay at lodge.

Approx. Time: 4-5 hrs Trek   Accommodation: Lodge  Meals: 3 times healthy & hygienic meals

After breakfast, we start easy and straight walking towards left corner of the river and make a gradual walk up to reach Dungla. After lunch, the trail goes from Duglha directly up to the Khumbu Glacier for an hour, then left into the memorial area before reaching the village of Lubuche (4,930m/16,170ft). By this stage the effects of the altitude will be kicking in and you can expect colder nights.

Approx. Time: 4-5 hrs Trek   Accommodation: Lodge  Meals: 3 times healthy & hygienic meals

The trail continues climb to Gorak Shep. It takes a couple of hours walking up to Kala Pattar (Black Rock) 5,545m/18,192ft; this small peak offers the best views of Mt. Everest, Pumori and Ama Dablam without climbing. Overnight in Gorak Shep (5,160m/16,929ft).

Approx. Time: 6-7 hrs Trek   Accommodation: Lodge  Meals: 3 times healthy & hygienic meals

This day leads you to the Base Camp of Everest (5,357m/17,575ft) walking through rocky and glacial trails where climbers gather for summiting Everest. Continue trek return to Gorakshep (4930m/12894ft) and we trek further to Dingboche. This could be quite long day.

Approx. Time: 5-6 hrs Trek   Accommodation: Lodge  Meals: 3 times healthy & hygienic meals

From Dingboche, walk to Chhukung is just easy and relax day. This is day you can fully train or prepare for island peak summit. You can sort out the Climbing gears and have to be ready for climbing Island peak.

Approx. Time: 3-4 hrs Trek   Accommodation: Lodge  Meals: 3 times healthy & hygienic meals

The path from Chhukung leads fairly steep way climbing south then turning east to the main line of the valley. It then winds along or below the southern flank of the moraine from the Lhotse Glacier. Continue short pleasant walking along a streamside leads to what we call Big-rock. The route to the Amphu Lapcha lies to the southeast. A crisis cross route through the Imja and Lhotse glacier moraines leads to a wide valley flanking the SW side of Island peak. Over night in Island Peak Base Camp (5,200m/17,060ft).

Approx. Time: 4-5 hrs Trek   Accommodation: Tented Camp  Meals: 3 times healthy & hygienic meals

You will have move to Island Peak high camp, from where you will climb the mountain. The path leads up beyond base camp for several hundred meters before striking off left up the steep hillside. Initially sandy, the path soon turns to grass before becoming boulder strewn. As you climb the hill, you will see that the slope narrows and the path enter a steep rock channel. Overnight in Island Peak High Camp (5,600m/18,372ft).

Approx. Time: 2-3 hrs Hike   Accommodation: Tented Camp  Meals: 3 times healthy & hygienic meals

Island Peak Ascent (6,189m/20,305ft), from early in the morning will have to climb the rock gully. This is not difficult but there are several short rock steps to climb before you emerge on the right side of the gully. The route then follows a ridgeline, which leads to an exhilarating and exposed traverse onto 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 (40-45°) 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 for overnight.

Approx. Time: 7-8 hrs    Accommodation: Lodge  Meals: 3 times healthy & hygienic meals

This is a Emergency day or reserve day in case weather become very poor when you get near peak or this Reserve day is possible to use wherever necessary before and after Island peak climbing. You can use this Reserve day any day during trip in case of little sick or altitude problems.

 Accommodation: Lodge  Meals: 3 times healthy & hygienic meals

The trail makes a gradual descent through scrub junipers and around Mani stones as it follows the hillside. The trail passes many Mani walls in deep rhododendron forests where crossing after the Imja khola, the trail climbs many carved Mani stones to Pangboche. Pangboche Gompa is the oldest in Khumbu; a visit will be well worth. Walk down to the valley from where the trail is shallower through alpine meadows. Followed by climb gradually up to Tengboche (3,870m/12,697ft) where the biggest monastery lies in the whole of Khumbu.

Approx. Time: 5-6 hrs    Accommodation: Lodge  Meals: 3 times healthy & hygienic meals

Walk down from the rear of monastery and continue down until you reach Phunki Tenga. Climb up gradually through a forest. Once you are out of the forest, you will be walking along a ridge from where you can see down on your left some of the deepest gorges of Nepal. In spring, the rhododendrons will look superb making the valley even more beautiful. Reach Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,286ft), we trek further to Monjo for Overnight sleep.

Approx. Time: 6-7 hrs    Accommodation: Lodge  Meals: 3 times healthy & hygienic meals

Trek back to Lukla along the same trail, although it always looks different coming from the opposite direction on arrival in Lukla you will have time to relax and celebrate the completion of your trek. You can have a good time with two local alcoholic beverages 'Chang' or 'Rakshi.' Feel free to dance with your crewmembers in the Sherpa way.

Approx. Time: 5-6 hrs    Accommodation: Lodge  Meals: 3 times healthy & hygienic meals

Early morning fly to Kathmandu .Transfer to your hotel; the day at leisure to rest, perhaps catch up on some last minute shopping or explore any sights you missed during your first day in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel Kathmandu.

Approx. Time: 25 Minute flight  Accommodation: 3/5 Star Hotel      Meals:  Healthy & hygienic Breakfast included

This is actually an extra night stay at Kathmandu in case flight delayed to Lukla- Kathmandu due to bad mountain weather or any other problems. This extra night in Kathamndu will always safe from any delays or problems. If you have very limited time, you can still customize trek program. This is day; you can make sightseeing of remaining temples/monuments of Kathmandu or just shopping and relax day as your own.

Accommodation: 3/5 Star Hotel      Meals:  Healthy & hygienic Breakfast included

Morning free for last Minute shopping or time as your own. If you have few more days, please consult with us for other tour extension. Our driver and airport representative drive you to the airport in time for your flight back home. We ensure that you leave Kathmandu with cherishing memory and an experience of a lifetime.

Meals:  Healthy & hygienic Breakfast included

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If you would like to do private climbing trip with your spouse, you’re family or a few friends. Choose the travel dates that work for you and send us a request for private trek. We are ready to arrange best private trips just for you and the traveling friends of your choice.

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3-4$2223
5-7$2100
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Any part of this itinerary can be changed to fit your needs and budget, e.g. hotel accommodation, city tour add/skip, trek length, food… click below link button to request quote.

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Inclusion Detail

Transports & Accommodations

  • Private Transfers upon arrival and departure (4 Times)
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu Round-trip flight
  • 4 Night hotels in city as specified in Itinerary
  • 14 nights local Sherpa lodge accommodations during trek
  • 2 nights tented camp accommodations during climb

Meals & Drinks

  • Daily hygienic breakfast in city as specified in Itinerary
  • Daily 3 meals entire trip (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Black Tea, lemon tea, milk tea or Coffee as per choice
  • Welcome dinner at best local restaurant with cultural show
  • Energy bars or local cookies for Brunch

Gear & Equipment

  • Necessary Climbing equipments including tents
  • Duffel bag, Trek Map & group medical Kit
  • Sleeping bags and down Jackets if required
  • Duffel bag, Trek Map & group medical Kit
  • Hot water bag to warm your feet inside the sleeping bag

Support

  • Experience local Sherpa Climbing guide for 100% summit
  • Hardworking and trustworthy porters ( 1 porter for 2 People)
  • Free extra luggage storage service
  • Free help to get SIM Card, renting or buying gears
  • Call support for anytime 24/7 for Emergency

Pays & Permit

  • Island Peak climbing permit
  • Pay and insurance for sherpa guide and support staff
  • Half day Cultural tour in city including guide and driver
  • Entrance fees to historic sites, temples and monuments

Additional Service

  • We help you, if an airline loses your luggage, or delayed
  • International flight ticket Reconfirmation service if required
  • We help our clients to buy climbing gears at wholesale price
  • We show you around local areas, recommend to eat etc

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

  • International Airfare and Nepal Visa fee
  • Travel insurance for emergency rescue and trip Cancellation
  • Lunch & Dinner in City ( approximately $ 5-10 Per Meal)
  • Any Alcoholic Drinks, Water and deserts in Trek
  • Gratitude for Guide & Porter after end of trek

Extra Bills

  • Phone, internet & Battery Charges bills on trek
  • Climbing Gears Full Set US$ 150-200 for renting
  • Unforeseen Cost such as Flight Delayed/cancellation
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Anthony Daniel
Mar 23, 2021

Best Island peak Climbing with expert sherpa guide

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My friend and I had a wonderful peak-climbing expedition of island peak. From the airport pickup, hotel in Kathmandu, Sherpa guide, Sherpa lodge accommodation, food and all the way throughout trip was excellent.

Mountain Sherpa trekking & Expeditions planning through every step of the trip was better than we expected. MSTE did a fantastic job and gave us close care to throughout the trip. Our sherpa Guide Lhakpa sona was experience, knowledgeable and good guiding skill around Everest region and island peak. Island peak Climbing was difficult, challenging, adventurous and also thrilling experience. The view from the top of island peak was breathtaking. We are so blessed with weather and had a wonderful time in Nepal. Lhakp sona and porters help us in any way possible during trekking and peak climbing. We are 100% pleased with our decision to use Mountain Sherpa trekking for this expedition. Thanks to all MSTE team.

Would you recommend Mountain Sherpa Trekking to your friends?

Go with genuine company

What would you advice other travellers?

Always choose right company that owned and run by Sherpa people

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Peter ( Austria)
Aug 25, 2015

Wonderful Sherpa guide for Island Peak and Lobuche Peak.

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it is easy to characterize your services: You and your team did an excellent job! Booking via internet is - especially for trekking in Nepal -a big challenge. So many agencies, so many itineraries, so many mountains, so much choice. I found your agency by chance, and my first experiences were brilliant: Very fast response time for answering all my emails, including detailed answers for all my questions. Even when I made a proposal for a change of the itinerary (I added Lobuche peak) you did all your best to realize my plans. During the trek days went by and it seemed that you even made a deal with the Nepalese weather god - perfect conditions for three weeks in a row, so it was easy to reach all my goals together with your excellent sherpa Tendi: the summits of two 6000 meter peaks: Island Peak and Lobuche Peak.


Unforgettable moments!

Pasang, thanks for this wonderful stay in Nepal. I can fully recommend your agency and its services to other trekkers or mountaineers.

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You need good stamina for a long day effort while climbing it. You can climb Island Peak without any previous climbing experience and skills of using climbing equipment but knowledge on using equipment and previous experience would be beneficial although not mandatory because a pre-ice climbing training is provided to you in Base Camp to make you skillful on using climbing gears such as ropes, ice pick, harness, crampons.

We provide you deluxe rooms at international standard hotels in Kathmandu with breakfast included. Along the trekking routes up to chukhung best available sherpa lodges generally provide basic clean facilities with a mattress and a quilt or blanket. We can also offer you sleeping bags if needed (to be returned after the trip) but it is a good idea to always have your own sleeping gear. The lodges in trekking routes generally provide single and double rooms, or seldom a dormitory. At times when possible, dining will be around a bon fire. In tea houses, food will be prepared in the kitchen which you should not enter without permission. The toilet in tea houses provides essential and basic facilities and will be outside the room must of the places. During Climbing Period, we provide quality Tent with Matters.

Most teahouses (lodges) in trails cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian fare. Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, daal bhat(rice and lentils), bread, soup, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season) and even some desserts like apple pies, pancakes, and some interesting attempts at custard. You will find a lot of garlic on the menu because it assists with acclimatization – eat some every day. In many larger villages you may find some meat items on the menu. You can always get hot chocolate, tea, and hot lemon drinks, as well as soft drinks, and treats like chocolate and crisps. Each day dinner and breakfast will be at a lodge you'll stay at while lunch will be taken on the way to destination.

Yes, our entire climbing Sherpa guides have all received 45-day training from the Nepal Mountaineering Association. The guides have also received high altitude first aid training from KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Education Project). Please check our Trekking Guides Profiles and Training Certificates.

In major places, we arrange guesthouse with hot shower. And in rest of the places, water in bucket will be provided for shower.

Our company insures all our staff members, including guides, cooks, Sherpas and porters. Please browse though Company Information pages to view insurance details.

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