Island Peak Climbing

island peak climbing

Island peak 6189m,climbing is one of the popular climbing peak of Everest regions. It has got its name as island peak in 1952 AD due to the stunning location in the middle of the Chhukung valley which looks like the island on the sea of ice. Later it was renamed as Imja Tse though the peak is still popular by the the original name.There are about 33 peaks at that region, Island peak is one of the most popular peak which will offers its climbers with the exhilarating and panoramic view of mountains along with the life time remembering experience of mountain climbing. It is situated at the Everest region with the height of 6160m. To climb over to this mountain,trekkers need sound body and health. We may need to acclimatize ourselves at different places for the better experience of the surrounding area. The trekking to this area begins with the flight over to Lukla from Kathmandu.

From Lukla, the trekking route will follow the main trail of Everest base camp through the Namche bazaar, Khumjung, Phortse, Dingboche, and Lobuche and to the base camp of Everest Mountain. The return way will be from the Pangboche and Tengboche which will ultimately arrive to Lukla and back to Kathmandu with the spectacular flight. Due to its height ,especially the season during  October, November, December, January, February, March, April, May, June July is considered as the best season of trekking at these regions. The maximum altitude that we will trek is 6161m at the peak of  Island peak.‘, ‘Island Peak Climbing’, ‘One of the challenging and adventurous thing to do in Nepal is peak climbing. Many few of the visitors of Nepal try this action due to its inconvenience and toughness. The phenomenon was first introduced by.

Details Intinerary

Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu at TIA, a representative of A One Nepal Trek will warmly welcome you to Nepal. She/he will guide you towards the hotel room of Nepal. The day can be either rest day or some sightseeing day of Kathmandu. The night will be at the hotel by discussing about the tour and enjoying the delicious dinner.

Day 02: Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding.2610m.

Early morning, we will catch the flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. Throughout the flight, we will enjoy the view of great ranges of mountain through the flight. The view of snow capped mountains from the top will obviously interesting. After landing at Lukla, we will move towards the Phakding following the main trail. The trekking goes for about 3 to 4 hours.(Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+Flight+Local lodge)

Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar.3440m.

From Phakding, we will start our journey early in the morning. We will move forward to Namche bazaar. The phenomenon goes for about 5 to 6 hours. The trail follows the Dudh Koshi River which will enables us to enter into the Sagarmatha national park. Continuing our trail, we will reach to Phakding through the main trail. The night will be fantastic at Namche bazaar at 3440m.(Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+ Local lodge)

Day 04: Namche bazaar to Dole.4200m.

From Namche bazaar, the trail goes steeply towards the Kyangjuma village from where we can have a splendid view of mountains ranges all around us. We will have our lunch on the way to Dole. The admirable view around the trail will surely mesmerizes us. The way to Dole goes with the combination of Mountain View along with some beautiful scene of waterfalls and forests. We will stay the night at Dole.(Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+ Local lodge)

Day 05: Dole to Machherma.4470m.

From Dole, at first the path goes steeply to the Lhabarma at 4220m to Luza at 4360m. The trail will offers us many glittering view of Cho Oyu, Kantega and Thamserku. While trekking at this place we need to acclimatize ourselves with the increasing altitudes. After a incredible walk of about 4 to 5 hours, we will be able to reach at Machherma at 4410m.(Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+ Local lodge)

Day 06: Machherma to Gokyo.4800m.

Early morning, we will trek towards the Gokyo from Machherma. The trail descends to the river and then begins to climb over to Ngozumpa glacier. Viewing the panoramic scenery around the region, we will move forwards through the main trail. We can explore around the lakes of Gokyo if we got some leisure time. The night will be spectacular a Gokyo at 4794m.(Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+ Local lodge)

Day 07: Gokyo rest day

Te day can be taken as rest day. But we will explore around the place later of the day. We will climb up to the peak of Gokyo from where we will get the splendid view of other mountain ranges all around us. After viewing some incredible view from the peak, we will descend back to Gokyo where we will spend the night again.(Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+ Local lodge)

Day 08: Gokyo To Gokyo ri and to Thaknag.4700m.

Te day we wake up on 4:30 to climb Cokyo ri for Sun rise view over long and zaint Himalayan range. This is one of the most beautiful day. Then back to Gokyo after lunch 2 hours trek to Thankag. From Gokyo Ri to the altitude of 5496m, we can get the splendid view of mountain ranges including the highest peak of the world. A hike for about 2-3 hours will take us to the top. We will return back to Gokyo and trek towards Thagnag the same day and the night will be at 4750m. (Breakfast +Lunch+ Dinner + local lodge)

Day 09: Thagnak to Cho-la pass to Zongla. 4800m.

Wake up on early mooring at 4 am. Ascend over ridge of Cho-la 5420m. Takes 7 hrs to Get Zongla village. This is an amazing day for a massif magnificent views of such a long and zaint Himalayas around. A thick blue Ice-burg over Cho-la is a lifetime memory. The path is regarded easy as it goes flatter for some while. Then a steep down track through the rocky part. (Breakfast +Lunch+ Dinner + local lodge)

Day 10: Zongla to Gorakshep via Lobuche.

From zongla, early morning, we will move towards the Lobuche following the path viewing some spectacular view of mountain ranges of Khumbu region. We can spend a day or two day at Lobuche.We will pass through the Khumbu glacier to Lobuche.We will reach to Nuptse from where we can get the spectacular view of sunrise and sunsets. The night will be spectacular at GorakShep day trekking of about 4 to 5 hours. (breakfast +Lunch+ Dinner + local lodge)

Day 11: Gorakshep to Kalapatthar, EBC 5360 m and Gorak shep.5140m.

We will start the day a bit earlier than ever as we need to pass along distance. At first, we will start the trek towards the west side going steeper before reaching to Kalapathar 5545m of Everest view point. from where the crystal clear view of Mount Everest can be seen. After Kalapathar we will move to  EBC 5 hrs(go and back).We will spend the cold night at Gorak shep at lodge. (Breakfast +Lunch+ Dinner + local lodge)

Day 12: Gorak shep to Dingboche.4410m

After refresh breakfast, we will have descend down trail to Lobuche will leads us towards the Dughla and  Dingboche.  guide. And manage  the climbing gear, Tent, Utensil. (Breakfast +Lunch+ Dinner + local lodge)

Day 13: Dingboche to Island peak base camp.4970m.

From Dingboche, we will start our key day early in the morning with the early morning journey to the island peak base camp. We will walk through the snowy way through the Lhotse glaciers. We will reach at island peak base camp after the trekking for about 3 to 4 hours. Due to tits toughness, the short distance is also tiresome.(Breakfast +Lunch+ Dinner +Camping)

Day 14: Island peak base camp to High camp.

From the base camp, we will move towards the beautiful but very tough way of the high camp. We will trek following the path to   the night will be at the high camp at the height of 5600m after the trekking of about 3 to 4  hours in the snowy path.(Breakfast +Lunch+ Dinner + Camping)

Day 15: High camp to summit and back to Chhukung.4730m.

Today is the main day of our long trekking. We will wake up early in the morning to resume our climbing. We will be eager to achieve the height at the peak of Island peak. We will walk through the rough way to the top from where we will view the most panoramic view of surrounding. We will surely enjoy the summit views and will return soon from the top towards the high camp and base camp and up to the Chhukung to spend the night over there.(Breakfast +Lunch+ Dinner + local lodge)

Day 16: Chhukung to Namche bazaar.

After achieving our dream project, we will trek following the path to Imja khola which will later joins Dudh khola. We will have an easy trek to Chhukung for about 8 to 9 hours. The returning journey will be fantastic as we have a sense of pleasure in our heart. We will enjoy the breeze of the air while returning the Namche bazaar. We will have a resting night at Namche bazaar.(Breakfast +Lunch+ Dinner + local lodge)

Day 17: Namche to Lukla

From Namche bazaar, we have to trek down to Lukla. We don’t need to rush as a easy effort will be enough to make our trek to Lukla. The way goes along with the beautiful rhododendron forest and pine forest with the combination of Sherpa villages. We can have a short encounter with the local people during our trek back to Lukla from Namche.  (Breakfast +Lunch+ Dinner + local lodge) 

Day 18: Lukla to Kathmandu

It will take us only 55mi of time to be back to Kathmandu from Lukla. After getting off the plane, we can visit around the Kathmandu for the rest of the day. We can view the most panoramic and magnificent picture of mountains and forest while visiting the Kathmandu. We will spend the night at Kathmandu arranged by A One Nepal Trek Pvt.Ltd.( Flight and Hotel with BB plan)

Day 19: Farewell program

After having the refreshing breakfast in the breeze of the early morning, we ill be in motion towards the airport. A One Nepal Trek will arrange the facility of vehicle which will drop us to the airport. After attending the farewell program. Nice to A due!!!!!

Cost Includes

  • All Airport pick up and drop
  • 2 nights 2 star standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • 17 days in standard lodges/tea-houses in mountain during the trek.
  • 2 nights fully camping accommodation and food.
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight.
  • All 3 meals per day during the trek [B+L+D] and a cup of tea with every meal.
  • Tourist standard bus between Kathmandu / Pokhara / Kathmandu.
  • An experienced English-speaking trekking guide, assistant trek guide as per bigger size of group of trekkers trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging.
  • All camping gears, Dinning Tent,two-man tent for guest,Staff Tent,kitchen tent,Toilet tent,kitchen utensil,food and beverage. 
  • All staffs with,food,salary and insurance. Like:Guide,assistance guide,cook,Cook helper,Porters,Sherpas for night security, guest care, camp fixed.
  • Guide flight, climbing Guide insurance up to USD 15000, Medical insurance USD 4000.Guide equipment USD 350 and salary.
  • Garbage charge.
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
  • A medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • Trekking area map.
  • All government and local taxes

Cost excludes:

  • Nepal Visa fee ( Nepal provides on arrival visa in Immigration, bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs,)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Meal in city like Kathmandu.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Extra calculate for additional programs as per above itinerary.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Local donation & Tips for guides and porters.
  • Personal expenses (Pot of tea, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)


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 Trip highlights:

One of the most popular autonomous trek and easy climbing peak of Nepal. Rich of nature with 4 major peaks [Mt Everest 8848m, Mt Cho-yu 8202m, Mt Lhotse,Mt Makalu] and several of beautiful peaks. Heavy colorful forest with verity of flora & fauna. Charming mingle society of people with them unique culture, religion and seasonal harvesting. Clean running humming waterfalls and streams.

Safety Health- facility:

Our first goal is first safety for all of our clients and staff. We have smartly experienced friendly and knowledge able workers team. All they are well trained and must of they are license holder Guides. We arrange first aid. Also the area has heath post on every 2 days, and main hospital is not farther than maximum 5 hrs, from any part. We can use a quick drive on ruff road, carry by the people, take a horse ride, and arrange the Helicopter at our needed as per the emergency encase. The physical walk is 6 hours average per day with mini bag with your valued things average 2-5 kg.

Your Personal Travel Insurance:

We highly advised you to make your travel insurance during Nepal trip from your own country. It is a condition upon joining any of our trips that all clients be insured for comprehensive expenses that might incur due to medical issues or accidents (this includes air ambulance, helicopter rescue, and treatment costs).we don't arrange or sell insurance.

Climbing Guide Insurance ans facility:

Due to risk and liabilities, Nepal Government acted Guide equipment fee USD 350,Insurance USD 15000 over,medical insurance USD 4000, Plus his regular facility are salary ,lodging and food. Also reasonable staff insurance up to USD 5000 and facility.

Climbing Permit fee:

 There are two categories of Peaks on Nepal mountaineer list. The fee are fixed for both categories of Peaks.Climbing permit fee USD 250 Per Person. Click here!

Camp/Tea house Local lodge during the Trek:

All accommodations for Trek are on twin sharing basis included in the trip cost and are chosen based on standard of hygiene, standard and clean of tourist standard available. There are mostly shame styles of accommodations during our trekking. And 3 Nights camping . All the lodging and meal cost has controlled by management community at in area.

Meals and Water:

During our Trek, we can enjoy typical Nepali food, different ethnic cuisines as well as all types of international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, and Indian.) are from the menu as per local supplement. Lodge has well trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh and nice testy foods. We can even enjoy hot chocolates, variety of breads, variety of drinks, and snacks. You could have able to buy Bottled water from every settlement. Even we would like to support you to pay for local purifying water cheaper with thats help to controlled plastic pollution. Also the boiled water, or running fresh water with your peals or filtering is much recommended.

What to bring with you:

Raincoat, bag cover, round sun hat. Half paint for rain, waterproof waking boot, Suntan lotion, sunglass,hand glove,warm cap, light waterproof gore tax set, a pair of sleepers, some t-shirt, If you have your private light sleeping bag/If Not we will provide, walking stick, your regular drug and necessary you things,harness, Personal climbing gear,crampons,climbing boots.

Environmental sensitive:

The Khumbu region is stunningly beautiful, but equally fragile. Future generations have just as much of a right to appreciate it as we do. Hence, the tourism industry has an obligation to protect and preserve it. We are consideration a zero impact policy on the natural environment and the traditional communities that live at the traveled places. We enforce a number of does and don'ts. We also work alongside KEEP in order to maintain our environmental concerns.

Best Season:

Sep to Dec and Feb to May are best.

Hotels in Kathmandu:

We will provide 2 star label hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.Let us advice as per your choice with extra cost for deluxe hotels as your need: 5 stars hotels are in Kathmandu: Hyatt regency, Yak &Yeti, De l Annapurna, The Everest Hotel, The Malla hotel, and others 4,3, 2,1 stars hotels.

Booking Policy:

Confirm your trip at least two months before, with 25% of payment and a copy of your passport. One group leader or agent will be free of service charge above 12 of paying person in a group.(tax, flight and monuments fee is not free)

Date & Price

Trip Start Date Trip End Date Price for:1-4 person of Group. Price for:5-10 person of Group.
Every day as Per clients date.   USD 1950 per Person. USD 1900 Per Person.

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