Island Peak Climbing

Facts of Trip

Destination: Nepal

Duration: 17 Days

Trip Grade: Challenging

Max Altitude: 6189 m

Best Time: Oct - June

Accommodation: Hotel/Guesthouse Tented Camp

Trip Route:: Kathmandu - Lukla - Namche Bazaar - Tengboche - Chukung - Island Everest Base Camp Kathmandu Kala Patthar Peak Base Camp- Tengboche - Namche Bazaar - Lukla -

Trip Highlights

  • Breathtaking icy mass perspectives from the highest point of island peak.
  • Adventurous hiking towards Everest base camp and Kalapather.
  • Panoramic views of Mount Everest and other peaks from Kalapather.
  • Explore delightful Sherpa culture and their lifestyle in the Khumbu region.
  • Remarkable views of Khumbu Ice fall and Makalu Himalayan Range 
  • Explore beautiful Sherpa culture and their livelihood
    Hundreds of climbers flock to Nepal every year to get a permit for Island Peak climbing. Our adventure also takes us into the heartland of the Khumbu Valley and Sherpa 


Island Peak Climbing is a famous mountaineering program in Nepal as rising the Island Peak is nearly simpler than different endeavors. The island peak is popularly known as Imja Tse peak. At the point when seen from Dingboche, the Peak resembles an island between oceans of ice. This is the place the Peak gets its name from. At the point when contrasted with different Peaks, this Peak is a moderately troublesome summiting. With the best individuals in the field and a touch of exertion from your side, this Peak is conquerable.

It was the first summit in 1956 by an endeavor group that was getting ready to climb the Peak of Peaks or Mount Everest. The summit of this Peak is a troublesome move crosswise over ice and a day off. The top repays climbers for their troublesome voyage with exceptional mountain perspectives on Ama Dablam (6,856) and Makalu (8,481 m.). The drop is nearly simpler and quicker than the rising.

The climb to Island Peak strolls us through the farmland, where we inundate in hundreds of years old Nepalese and Tibetan societies. The adventure offers the absolute most striking landscape in the Khumbu through the charming town of Dingboche. Investigate with Buddhist holy places, this town of stone charms our way to the mountain.

All settlement during the hiking is in agreeable cabins. Furthermore, we give the best-risen camp during the climbing time frame.Look at our fixed itinerary for Island Peak Climbing or simply send us an email, and we’ll make a schedule dependent on your necessitie.



Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu and move to the hotel.

Day 02 : Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley

Day 03 : Flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2796m).

Day 04 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) from Phakding(2796m).

Day 05 : Acclimatization day at Namche Bazar(3440m).

Day 06 : Trek to Tengboche (3860m) from Namche Bazar(3440m

Day 07 : Trek to Pheriche (4410m) from Tengboche(3860m

Day 08 : Acclimatization Day at Pheriche(4410m).

Day 09 : Trek to Lobuche (4910m) from Pheriche(4410m).

Day 10 : Trek to Gorakshep (5140m), Everest Base Camp (5364m) and return to Gorakshep.

Day 11 : Hike to Kalapather and trek to Dingboche.

Day 12 : Trek to Island Peak Base Camp (5050m) from Dingboche.

Day 13 : Climb Island Peak (6165m) and trek to Chhukung.

Day 14 : Trek back to Namche Bazar

Day 15 : Trek back to Lukla.

Day 16 : Return back to Kathmandu.

Day 17 : Departure from Kathmandu Airport.

Cost Include

  • Private Arrival and Departure transfers on both domestic and international flights.
  • Full board meals while trekking (breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner) entire Island peak climbing.
  • Properly boiled drinking water, tea and coffee while on trek.
  • One trekker : One porter ratio policy.
  • Four nights' accommodation in deluxe Kathmandu Suite Home or similar hotel in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation in Tented camp while on the island peak climbing.
  • Half day guided city tour with world heritage entrance fees as listed in itinerary.
  • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek as applicable.
  • Climbing Clinic Course at base camp.
  • We provide all camping gear including  - tents for member, dining tent with table and backrest chair, Kitchen tent with utensils, staff, porter and toilet tents on whole trip.
  • Professional local experienced Trek Leader / Guide trained in Wilderness First Aid.
  • Island peak climbing trip map.
  • Trekking cook, kitchen staff, Trek Sherpa and other support staff while on Island peak climbing.
  • Proper Insurance of all staff including porters.
  • Complementary Mountain Monarch Island peak climbing T-shirts.
  • Comprehensive pre - departure information and trip dossiers.
  • Trekking permit, Everest National park entry fees required for the Island peak expedition.


Cost Exclude

  • Nepal entry Visa fees, Your travel insurance of any kind.
  • International Airfare to Kathmandu for the Island peak trip.
  • All Drinks and main meals in cities.
  • Tips and Items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, beverage drinks etc.


Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu and move to the hotel. After landing at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be heartily welcomed by our office representative and transferred to the hotel. After check-in and a few refreshments, our senior guide will come to meet you and give you a short direction about Everest Base Camp Trek. You would then be able to take a walk around the road to get acquainted with the area, have dinner, and get rest at the hotel.

Day 02Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley The capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu, being the authentic and social heart of the nation, is a well-known goal for voyagers, trekkers, and different experience searchers. The city is a superb amalgamation of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism, and Western society’s impacts. Patan and Bhaktapur are two popular cities around the Kathmandu valley. These two urban communities, similar to Kathmandu, have a rich verifiable, social and religious inheritance that is reflected in the many sanctuaries, landmarks, and antiques that they contain. We will take you on a half-day guided tour in Kathmandu and Bhaktapur urban communities. In Kathmandu, you will visit Pashupatinath, the most acclaimed and adored Hindu places in the nation; Boudhanath, the biggest Buddhist stupa in Nepal, Soyambhunath, which contains both Buddhist and Hindu sanctuaries and stands as a declaration to the religious amicability that exists in the nation; and the fifteenth century 55-window royal residence in Bhaktapur.

Day 03Flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2796m). An exciting, beautiful trip to Lukla and an arrival on a precarious mountain runway carries us to the beginning of our trek at the town of Lukla [2850m]. In the wake of gathering the supporting team, we head up the Dudh Kosi Valley on a well-stamped trail and afterward remain at a hotel in Phakding.

Day 04Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) from Phakding(2796m). After breakfast at Phakding, we set out for the mountain intersection town of Namche; we cross and re-cross the waterway on high vaporous suspension spans. Past Monjo is the gateway to the Sagarmatha National Park, which was set up to secure and save the delicate mountain condition. We take a precarious climb to Namche Bazar. If the climate is clear, we have time to look at Mt Everest. Namche is the popular town the Khumbu and has a bustling Saturday advertise - a gathering place for the Hindu merchants from the marshes and the Tibetan yak bands that have crossed the glaciated Nangpa La. Namche is the gateway to the Khumbu region. This is the place we stay for accommodation.

Day 05Acclimatization day at Namche Bazar(3440m).Namche bazar is between two edges during the monster Peaks of the Khumbu and has a plenitude of cabins, coffee bars, and keepsake shops. It is a perfect spot to go through a day, acclimatizing to the new height before taking off towards Syangboche. To adapt, you visit Khunde Hospital set-up by Sir Edmund Hillary or go for a one hour stroll up to the Everest View Hotel above Namche for the beautiful perspective on Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse and Mt. Everest. We go to Khumjung where we visit a school set up by Hillary. We start our climb to getting a charge out of lunch; bypassing the village of Khimde. There are great perspectives from the National Park Center and the Museum over the town. In the wake of experiencing our acclimatization drills, we head down to our cabin for certain brews and a decent rest.

Day 06Trek to Tengboche (3860m) from Namche Bazar(3440mAfter breakfast in Namchebazar, we start our trek towards Tengboche getting a charge out of a wonderful perspective on Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and close up a perspective on Thamserku. Our trek pursuers on the slow trail with few better and bad times ignoring grand perspective on the incomparable Himalaya. En route, we can spot wild lives like a bird, musk deer, or a crowd of Himalayan Thar. The trail goes bit by bit down up to Kyangjuma. The way, in the long run, comes to Sanasa which is the real trail intersection to Gokyo valley and Everest Base Camp. The track finishes the pine backwoods and after we cross the petition banners trimmed extension over Dudh Kosi River; we reach Phunki Tenga, a little settlement with several teahouses and a little armed force post amid the snow-capped woods. After having a casual lunch at Phunki Tenga, we have a little extreme ascension soak up through the pine backwoods while before we arrive at Tengboche. Tengboche is an extraordinary spot for close up perspectives on Ama-Dablam, Nuptse, and Everest and it has the greatest Buddhist Monastery all over in Khumbu district. We will stay at Tengboche for today’s accommodation.

Day 07Trek to Pheriche (4410m) from Tengboche(3860m We will hike downhill through a wood, cross the Imja Khola and climb relentlessly to the town of Pangboche. This town is straightforwardly inverse Ama Dablam [6,856 m.], and has extraordinary perspectives on the mountain, with the gompa, mani dividers and dissipated pine trees in the frontal area. A further two hours walk carries us to Pheriche where we check out for the evening.

Day 08Acclimatization Day at Pheriche(4410m). This is a day to rest, adjust, and give our tired bones a breather. We don’t stay inert; we get the opportunity to meander up the valley to take a gander at a lake, the Tshola Tsho and the opposite divides of Cholatse and Tawache. We can move up onto the edge sitting above Dingboche for the perspective on the Imja Valley and the mind-blowing south face of Mt. Lhotse. The perspectives here take your breath away. We stay in the town of Pheriche for the evening.

Day 09Trek to Lobuche (4910m) from Pheriche(4410m). We proceed up the wide valley covered the great Peaks of Cholatse and Tawache. We turn right and take a precarious move towards the foot of the Khumbu Glacier. The tea house at Duglha is a decent spot to eat. The trail passes through the stones of the ice sheet’s terminal moraine. At the highest point of this move, there are many stone cairns, worked as dedications to the many Sherpas who have kicked the bucket while climbing Mt Everest. The way climbs delicately along with the ice sheet, to in the long run arrive at the bunch of houses at Lobuche.

Day 10Trek to Gorakshep (5140m), Everest Base Camp (5364m) and return to Gorakshep. Today, it’s a long and coarse day. After a hot breakfast at the hotel, we move through glades and moraine stones steps to reach Gorakshep, by either moving to Kala Patthar or keep making a beeline for Everest base camp. We recommend that you scramble toward Everest base camp. Coincidentally, from Everest base camp we don’t see Mount Everest. From Kala Patthar, we see the whole south face of Mount Everest and surely understood Peaks close by; This additionally incorporates extraordinary sights of the horizon of the Tibet level. We will stay at the hotel overnight.

Day 11Hike to Kalapather and trek to Dingboche. Today, we will get up in the early morning and climb up to Kalapatthar at around 4 o’clock. Kalapatthar (5545m) is a viewpoint that gives you amazing perspectives on mountain peaks and ice sheets. When we are at Kalapatthar, you can have the nose contacting perspective on Mount Everest and the peaks on the range. Alongside the Peaks, you can observe the Khumbu Glacier. After we invest some energizing energy there, we will walk back to Gorekshep for some morning meal. After the morning meal and a brief rest, we will back to Dingboche. Stay overnight at Dingboche.

Day 12Trek to Island Peak Base Camp (5050m) from Dingboche. After we go through a night at Dingboche, today we will gradually head towards Island Peak base camp after the Imja valley getting a charge out of the perspectives up and down the way. The trek won’t be excessively dreadful as you can appreciate the perspective on Ama Dablam and Lhotse. We will reach to Base Camp in the midafternoon and afterward have some rest there. We will give you a few pieces of training and procedures about how to use the apparatuses like ice hatchet, bridle, ascender, and others. Mostly you will be instructed how to go all over using the ropes, as the rope will be an essential accomplice for your summit. Stay the night at Island Peak base camp.

Day 13Climb Island Peak (6165m) and trek to Chhukung. Presumably, today is the primary day of our trek. Today, we will climb up to the Island Peak (6189m). We will begin our summit in the early morning around 1 am. Started with the move over shake gorge, this won’t be troublesome; however, not chance free. Following the stone advances, we will be at the ridgeline which takes you to an energizing pass onto the face of the summit ice sheet. Here, we may need to go through the rope for the ice sheet as it has a few precipices. Yet, no stresses, you will have the advisers for the help you fix the ropes. After we arrive at the summit, we will appreciate the perspectives, take pictures and afterward plummet back to Chukkung. Stay at Chukkung overnight.

Day 14Trek back to Namche Bazar Today, we will walk back to Namche bazar. With the perspective on mountain peaks being further, we will gradually stroll back to Namche. The trek will puncture into the towns of Orsho, Somare, and Pangboche, Tengboche then Phungki Thanka, a few soaks and afterward simple trails to Namche. Overnight at Namche.

Day 15Trek back to Lukla. This is our last day on these stunning mountains that have been home to every mountain lover. We keep on backtracking our climb towards Lukla along the Dudh Koshi River which is around 7 hours from Namche, rest and accommodation at Lukla.

Day 16Return back to Kathmandu. Most flights from Lukla to Kathmandu plan an early morning to maintain a strategic distance from the solid breezes. It’s a beautiful departure from Lukla to Kathmandu for around thirty minutes. We will back to Kathmandu airport and move to our hotel.

Day 17Departure from Kathmandu Airport. After breakfast and our last day in Kathmandu, our vehicle and escorts will be on backup to drop you to the worldwide air terminal three hours before our booked trip back home. At Glorious Himalaya, meeting you have been an amazing privilege and we appeal to God for your Safe adventure home and will consider the awesome occasions we spent together. Bon Voyage!!! We want to see you again in the future for an amazing another trip with us.

Please bring:

  • Down Sleeping Bag
  • Down Jacket
  • Long sleeved shirt
  • Jumper or fleecy jacket
  • T - shirts
  • Trekking shoes or boots
  • Polypropylene/wool socks
  • Light cotton socks for under wool sock
  • Rucksack
  • Gloves
  • Sun block for lips
  • Goggles or sunglasses
  • Long underwea
  • Insulated pants
  • Nylon windbreaker
  • Nylon wind pants
  • Water bottle
  • Sewing kit
  • Medical & first aid kit
  • Flash light
  • Batteries and Bulbs
  • Towel and toiletries
  • Please bring all winter clothes including sleeping bag and warm down jacket and all toiletaries.

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