Island Peak (Imja Tse)

Overview

  •   Duration: 18 Days
  •   Activities: Trekking and Mountaineering
  •   Trip Grade: Challenging
  •  Attitude: 6189 meters
  •  Group size: +1
  •  Best Season: March to May and Sept, Oct, Nov, untile middle Dec

The name Island Peak was given to the mountain in 1952 by Eric Shipton’s party who were on their way to explore the Barun Gorge. Seen from above Dingboche the mountain does indeed resemble an island in a sea of ice. In 1983 it was renamed Imja Tse, although for most people the descriptive name of Island Peak seems to have been retained. 

Itinerary

Day -01

Pick up from Int’l airport then transfer to Hotel

Day- 02

Wake up earl and drive to domestic airport with luggage, Fly to Lukla 2840m than trek to Phakding, 2610m

Day- 03

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3500m

Day -04

Acclimatization and rest day, you can spend the day by taking a day hike for panoramic Himalayan scenery. By relaxing and exploring Khumjung 3790m Everest view 3800m, and Namche Bazaar.

Day- 05

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche 3800m

Day- 06

Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche 4410m

Day- 07

Trek from Dingboche to Labuche 4910m

Day -08

Trek from Labuche to Gorakshep 5180m then trek to Everest Base Camp 5363m and back for overnight to Gorakshep.

Day -09    

An early morning excursion to Kalapattar 5550m about two hour climb. Provides the best vantage point for viewing Mt. Everest, unobstructed view of the high Himalaya.

Day -10

Trek from Labuche to Chhukung vie Komgma La Passs 5535m

Day -11

Trek from Chhukung to Island Peak Base Camp 5200m overnight at Tent.

Day -12

Trek from Base Camp to High Camp Overnight at Tent.

Day -13

Climb to summit 6189m then back to Base Camp overnight Tent.

Day -14

Trek from base camp to Tenboche.

Day -15

Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar.

Day -16

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla.

Day -17

Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu then drive to Hotel.

Day – 18 

Shopping for souvenir and drop to Int’l airport

Itinerary

01 Arrive in Kathmandu,1340m
Pick-up at the International airport
Night in Hotel in Kathmandu
02 Preparation for the trek
Sight Seeing : Swyambhunath (Monkey Temple), Kathmandu Durbar Square
Night in hotel in Kathamandu.
03 Wake up early and drive to Domestic Airport with luggage, Fly to Lukla (2840m) and trek to Phakding, 2610m
04 Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3500m)
05 Acclimatization and rest day. You can spend the day by taking a day hike for panoramic Himalayan scenery. By relaxing and exploring Khumjung (3790m), Everest view (3800m) and Namche Bazaar. Overnight Namche.
06 Trek from Namche to Dole
07 Trek from Tengboche to Machhermo
08 Trek from Machhermo to Gokyo Lake
09 Climb Gokyo Ri, trek to Thangnak
10 Thangnak to Dzong La
11 Dzong La to Labuche
12 Labuche to Gorakshep
13 Climb to Kalla pattar and trek to Dingboche
14 Dingboche to Chhukung
15 Chaukung to Island Peak Base Camp
16 Island Peak Base Camp to High Camp
17 Ascent to Island Peak Summit and Back to Base Camp
18 Island Peak Base Camp to Dingboche
19 Dingboche to Namche Bazzar
20 Namche Bazzar to Lukla
21 Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu and drive
22 Rest and relax
Shopping for souvenir
23 Farewell ceremony
Drop to International Airport.

–    English speaking Guide

–    Airport Pick up
–    Experienced porters.
–    Insurance for trek staffs.

–    Three meals a day during trek climbing.

–    Accommodation
–    Everything (food, lodge, transportation) include except tips for trek staffs.
–    Trekking permits.
–    TIMS Fee (Trekking Information Management System).

–    Airport Drop

–    Travel and Rescue arrangements

–    All required Government taxes/Royalty and official service for trekking.

Transportation

Int’l Airport to Hotel

Hotel to Domestic Airport

Kathmandu – Lukla Air Ticket

Lukla – Kathmandu Air Ticket

Domestic Airport to Hotel

Hotel to Int’l airport

Hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation for nights.
  • 24 hours running hot and cold shower
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 13% tax and 10% service charge

For Climbing

  • Climbing Guide
  • Mountaineering porter and cook
  • Insurance for Climbing Guide, porter and cook
  • Climbing permit
  • Garbage Deposit
  • Food and Accommodation during climbing
  • Group mountaineering & climbing equipment

Note: Food Kathmandu and Pokhara, Personal Travel insurance and any emergency, Tipping and donation, Bar bills, Drinks (Coke, Alcoholic, water etc.), Personal trekking, mountaineering and climbing  equipment, Any others expenses which are not mentioned on the including section are excluded.

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