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Island Peak Climbing

Trip Facts

  • Trip Code HT-11
  • Duration: 18 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Trip Costs: Starts from US $2,700.00
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Island Peak is located on top of the Chukung glacier between Ama Dablam and Lhotse Mountains, Island Peak is the most sought-after trekking destination because of its challenging geographical conditions. Each year more than 300 groups attempt to scale the summit of Island peak. This trek offers an excellent opportunity to climb a Himalayan Summit of 6160m. together with an exhilarating Trek to the Everest Base Camp and Kala Pattar. The most difficult section is a mixed rock and ice wall at a slope of around 45 degrees leading to the narrow summit ridge.

The magnificent views from the summit, however, are certainly a fitting reward for your efforts. Before climbing Island Peak, we trek up the Dudh Kosi valley from Lukla, passing through Namche and Tengboche on our way to Kala Pattar and Everest Base Camp. After being rested and feeling physically fit and acclimatized, we then head up the beautiful Imja Khola valley towards Island Peak. Besides trekking adventures, we also get to witness pristine Sherpa villages and ever-so-serene monasteries. With ponderous memories of the trekking earlier, we retrace our route back through Namche to Lukla, and from there on we fly back to Kathmandu. This trip can be done from March to May and September to December.

Trip Highlights:

  • Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla with magnificent views all around
  • Visit the Tengboche monastery at 3,870 meters
  • Enjoy the  stunning views of the Himalayas from the summit
  • Climb Chhukung Ri and summit Island Peak 6165M

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu 1350m.

Day 02: Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding 2652m.

Day 03: Trek to Namche 3440m.

Day 04: Rest day in Namche 3450m.

Day 05: Trek to Tengboche Monastery 3860m.

Day 06: Trek to Dingboche 4350m.

Day 07: Rest day explore to the Chhukung 4710 m. and back to Digboche.4410m.

Day 08: Digboche to Lobuche 4910m.

Day 09: Lobuche to Gorkshep 5181m.

Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp 5365m, then trek down to Dingboche 4410m.

Day 11: Trek to Chukhung 4750m.

Day 12: Trek to island peak base camp 5150m.

Day 13: Submit day island peak 6160m.

Day 14: Base camp to Dingboche 4110m.

Day 15: Dingboche to Namche 3450m.

Day 16: Trek to Lukla 2800m.

Day 17: Fly back to Kathmandu.

Day 18: Fly back to Home.

Cost Details

  • Island Peak Climbing  permit
  • The necessary number of porters/ to carry the load
  • Professional Climbing Sherpa and treks guide.
  • Cooks and Kitchen boys during climbing
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea, coffee during trekking and climbing
  • Tents with sleeping mattress
  • All necessary kitchen & camping equipments during the climbing
  • All necessary climbing hardware gears except personal gears
  • Insurance of local team members
  • All airport/hotel transport
  • Half-day sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu  airfare
  • High Altitude insurance & Helicopter evacuation as well)
  • International Air ticket
  • Personal climbing equipments
  • Cost of emergency evacuation
  • Personal Natures of expenses
  • Tips for Guide and Porter.

Day to Day Itinerary

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Day 01: Kathmandu 1350m.

You will be welcomed by Halesi Treks our representative at Tribhuvan Internationa Airport upon your arrival, then transferred to the hotel.

Trip Note

Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu flight may be delayed by a few hours or even canceled due to bad weather conditions. So, you should be prepared for such flight delays or cancellations. But we will do our best to avoid such conditions. In case of flight cancellation, we will try to get you on the flight for the next day. Getting an early flight for the next day may not be possible during the high season so, we can arrange a flight by helicopter as well but it will be an extra cost. If we have a group of 4- 5 people, we can charter a helicopter from Kathmandu – Lukla.  It will be advisable to have extra days in Kathmandu before and after the trekking. We can arrange cultural / adventure tours (such as sightseeing tours, rafting, and jungle safari, at extra cost if the extra days are not used for the flight conditions to Lukla and back.

If the flight is delayed and canceled for several days which could disturb your onward journey, you are free to choose trekking in Annapurna, Langtang, and other regions and we are Halesi Treks arrange the alternative trek.


Fixed Departure

The below-given cost is per person and the below-given fixed departure dates are available for you. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.

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