Island Peak Expedition via Everest Base Camp

Summary of the Trip

  • Trip Grade
  • Trip Region
  • Trip Altitude
    6189 m
  • Season Winter, Spring, Autumn
  • Accomodation
    Available
  • Per Day Route
    4-6 hrs

This is the most popular climbing / trekking peak in Nepal. Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar is veering off the trail to Everest base came. We will enter the magnificent Gokyo valleys, a land of high altitude lakes and icy glaciers. After crossing Cho La (5,420 m / 17,778 ft) (except going to Gokyo valley and Chhukuma La Pass we proceed towards Everest base camp as well) we go towards the Khumbu glacier en route to Everest base camp (5,358 m / 17,575ft) and you can enjoy spectacular panorama from Kala Patthar at 18,192ft (5,545m.). Our route descends to Dignboche and goes to Chhukung valley and Island (Imja Tse) Base camp.
  From Dingboche the mountain is clearly seen as a pyramid of ice and rock. The mountain itself is the extension of the South Ridge of Lhotse Shar separated by a small col. The ridge rising to the south from this point leads to the summit of Island Peak. Imja Tse not only provides an enjoyable climb but also provides some of the most spectacular scenery of Himalayas in the Khumbu region. Seen from the summit the giant mountains, Nuptse (7,879m), Lhotse (8,501m), Lhotse Middle Peak (8,410m) and Lhotse Shar (8,383m) make a semi circle in the north. The views of Makalu (8475m) in the east, Baruntse and Ama Dablam in the south add more charm for climbing Island Peak. The journey came to end at Lukla airstrip then we fly back to Kathmandu.

The trek to Gokyo offers a good alternative to the traditional trek to Everest Base Camp. From Gokyo four 8000m peaks (Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu) are clearly visible. There are several options for additional side trips and high altitude walking, including the crossing of Chola, a 5420m high pass into Khumbu.

First day (01): Arrival in Kathmandu 

  • Airport pick up drop domestic and international flight
  • 3 nights twin sharing accommodation as per your requested categories hotel in Kathmandu
  • All local transportation by suitable vehicle(car, van, bus) in Kathmandu as per expedition group size
  • Complementary welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu before and after Island peak Expedition
  • Kathmandu (Tribhuvan Intl Airport) to Lukla (Tenjing Hillary airport) to return both way flight tickets
  • Meals on full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner) basis during the trekking and climbing as per itinerary
  • Accommodation on teahouse/guesthouse/tent during the trek/climb as per itinerary
  • Island peak climbing guide (English speaking, First Aid and eco trained), camping chef, one assistant trekking guide (in a group) and Sherpa porters, all payments with trekking insurance
  • Sagarmatha National park entry permit (Everest region) cost approx. US$ 35.00 per person and TIMS permit US$ 10.00 per person included
  • Cost of Island (Imja Tse) peak climbing permit US$ 350.00 & other necessary fees
  • Exclusive medical kit bag with either emergency Oxyzen or Gamow bag (Portable Altitude Chamber)
  • Necessary group climbing gear & equipments for Island Peak Climbing
  • Exclusive medical kit bag for first aid during the trekking and climbing
  • Complementary  T-Shirt & trek or climbing duffel bag
  • 4 seasonal sleeping bag and down jacket from our store (If you have bring yourself for personalize)
  • All required government and local taxes
  • Safe drinking water providing Iodine tablet or Steripen (A device for cleaning water)
  • Visa fees, intl. airfare & all departure taxes
  • Garbage Deposit USD 250.00 (Sharing of the total person) and Deposit fee will be not refunded if the clients (climber) don’t take back their garbage to Namche Bazaar & Kathmandu. 
  • Personal climbing equipment (can be buy or hire in Kathmandu, Namche or Chhukung)
  • Excess baggage charges (Domestic plane allow only 15 Kg and extra cost US$ 1.00 per KG each way).
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu besides mentioned in itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance (Sometime Lukla flight may cancel, we can assist you Rescue by helicopter on extra cost approx US$ 650.00 on sharing basis, conditions apply)
  • Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, battery recharge, hot shower, laundry, bar bills & extra porters
  • Tips for driver, guides and porters
  • Any extending trips
  • Services doesn’t includes in service inclusive column

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