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Island Peak 6189m.

Trip Duration: 16 Days Best Seasons: March-May/September-November
Group size: 2 person (min) - 16 person Max-Altitude: 6,189 m
Fitness level: Moderate - Hard 
Arrival on: Kathmandu, Nepal Departure from: Kathmandu, Nepal
Accommodation: 3-Star Hotel & Tea-house Lodges during treks

Overview

Island Peak is located in the Everest region and this is the most popular peak in Nepal. Island Peak provides most of the spectacular scenery of Himalayas in the Khumbu region. It is a moderate climb with the Peak height of (6,189 m). You can have the perfect view over Makalu, Lhotse, Tawache. Ambigebjun ,and imja tso lake, Baruntse and Amadablam in the south adds more charm for climbing Island Peak.
As a fully registered company, Peak Summit Trek and Mt. Pvt. Ltd is fully covered by crew insurance and company guarantees. Our expedition guides, leaders and climbing staff are fully qualified and very experienced on all major routes on trekking and high altitude peaks in Nepal. We are proud of our ability to guide you. We ensure that our prices are very competitive without compromising your safety, comfort, or your chance of summit.

Highlights

  •   Island peak climbing is one of best and popular peak in nepal
  •   Traditional sherpa villages,culture and thier lifestyle
  •   Astonishing views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu ,Thamserku, Kusumkanguru, Ama Dablam, Kongde and many others snowcaped mountain.
  •   Tengboche Monastry and Manirimdu Festival
  •   The famous Everest gateway 'Namche Bazaar'
  •   Greenvalley of Khumjung sherpa village, Hilarry schhol and skull of "Yeti "

Outline Itinenary

  • Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu

  • Day 2 : Preparation Day

  • Day 3 : Kathmandu to Lukla (by flight) and Trek from Lukla (2,860m) to Phakding (2,610m)

  • Day 4 : Trek from Phakding (2,610m) to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)

  • Day 5 : Namche Bazaar Acclimatization Day, Hike up to Hotel Everest View (3,860m) & return back to Namche

  • Day 6 : Trek from Tyangboche (3,890m) to Dingboche (4,410m)

  • Day 7 : Dingboche Acclimatization Day, Hike up to Nangkartsang Peak (5,083m) & return back to Dingboche

  • Day 8 : Trek from Dingboche (5,083m) to Chukung (4,730m)

  • Day 9 : Trek from Chukung (4,730m) to Island Peak Base Camp (5,050m)

  • Day 10 : Island Peak (6,189 m) - Summit Day & return back to Chukung (4,730m)

  • Day 11 : Trek from Chukung (4,730m) to Tyangboche (3,860m)

  • Day 12 : Trek from Tyangboche (3,860m) to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)

  • Day 13 : Trek from Namche (3,440m) to Lukla (2,860m)

  • Day 14 : Lukla to Kathmandu by flight

  • Day 15 : Kathmandu Sight-seeing Day/ Free day

  • Day 16 : Departure from Kathmandu

Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu
    • Altitude: 1,350 m
    • Accommodation: Hotel

    Welcome to Tribuvan International Airport Kathmandu the capital of Nepal. We’ll be waiting with a warm greeting with traditional Khata and easy transfer to your Hotel. Check in hotel and then briefing about trek and early fights-out timing and introduction with your guide and staffs.

  • Day 2 : Preparation Day
    • Altitude: 1,350 m
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Meal: B L D

    Discuss the trek properly with our guide today. Your gears will be reviewed and checked for proper usage. In the evening, Our experienced guide will fully brief you about the trekking trails and summit. Get ready for your trek tomorrow.

  • Day 3 : Kathmandu to Lukla (by flight) and Trek from Lukla (2,860m) to Phakding (2,610m)
    • Altitude: 2,610 m
    • Duration: 4-5 hours
    • Accommodation: Lodge
    • Meal: B L D

    After you've landed at Lukla by flight (35 mins). You'll be guided to one of the lodges for a tea break of 30 mins. After the tea break we will be starting our journey towards the route.

  • Day 4 : Trek from Phakding (2,610m) to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)
    • Altitude: 3,440 m
    • Duration: 4-5 hours
    • Accommodation: Lodge
    • Meal: B L D

    On our Third day we head towards Khumbu's famous village "Namche Bazaar". On our way we will be entering the Sagarmatha National Park. On our way, you may find some wild animals and birds roaming. You will find a change in trees and plants as the height increases.

  • Day 5 : Namche Bazaar Acclimatization Day, Hike up to Hotel Everest View (3,860m) & return back to Namche
    • Altitude: 3,860 m
    • Duration: 3-4 hours
    • Accommodation: Lodge
    • Meal: B L D

    On this day we will be heading Towards Hotel Everest View, which lies on the height of . A tea/coffee break will be accompanied, after that will be returning to Namche for Lunch. Namche is a place to chill and relax as there are pubs and bars, cafes and shops.

  • Day 6 : Trek from Tyangboche (3,890m) to Dingboche (4,410m)
    • Altitude: 4,410m
    • Duration: 6 hours
    • Accommodation: Lodge
    • Meal: B L D

    We make our way towards Dingboche. Dingboche is a popular stop for trekkers and climbers headed to Mount Everest, Ama Dablam or Imja Tse. Almost everyone stays at Dingboche for 2 nights for acclimatization.

  • Day 7 : Dingboche Acclimatization Day, Hike up to Nangkartsang Peak (5,083m) & return back to Dingboche
    • Altitude: 5,083m
    • Duration: 3 hours
    • Accommodation: Lodge
    • Meal: B L D

    Today we will be reaching at "Nangkartsang Danda/Peak" for a proper acclimatization. The peak offers spectacular views of Ama Dablam (6812m), Makalu (8485m), Lhotse (8516m), Kantega(6782m) and Cho Oyu (6160m). Then we will be returning our way back to Dingboche for overnight stay.

  • Day 8 : Trek from Dingboche (5,083m) to Chukung (4,730m)
    • Altitude: 4,730 m
    • Duration: 3-4 hours
    • Accommodation: Lodge
    • Meal: B L D

    Today's trek consists of 5km walk distance. After breakfast we will be getting ready to trek towards Chukung. Chukhung is a lodge village serving trekkers and climbers.

  • Day 9 : Trek from Chukung (4,730m) to Island Peak Base Camp (5,050m)
    • Altitude: 5,050m
    • Duration: 3-4 hours
    • Accommodation: Camp
    • Meal: B L D

    We will be reaching the Island Peak Base Camp today, there will be 3-4 hours of walk with some rests in between to help you acclimatize slowly. Our guide will train you for tomorrow's climb. Boosting up your confidence and ability, our guide will teach you every parts of the climbing gears such as the ice axe, climbing boots, harness, ascender, etc.Overnight at Island Peak B.C.

  • Day 10 : Island Peak (6,189 m) - Summit Day & return back to Chukung (4,730m)
    • Altitude: 6,189 m
    • Duration: 12-14 hours
    • Accommodation: Lodge
    • Meal: B L D

    The most important day, as we get ready to summit Island Peak. We will be heading towards the final trek-able spot and then we'll start climbing. Our experienced guide and assistant will be helping you throughout your trek and climb, so you don't have to worry. After reaching at the top and experiencing the success of coming all the way to this spot, we will slowly head downwards to Chukung. Overnight at Chukung.

  • Day 11 : Trek from Chukung (4,730m) to Tyangboche (3,860m)
    • Altitude: 3,860 m
    • Duration: 12 hours
    • Accommodation: Lodge
    • Meal: B L D

    Today we will be heading to Tyangboche from the same route we came by. Revisit the view of previously seen scenery on your way.

  • Day 12 : Trek from Tyangboche (3,860m) to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)
    • Altitude: 3,440 m
    • Duration: 6 hours
    • Accommodation: Lodge
    • Meal: B L D

    We will head towards Namche Bazaar, you will again have some time to re roam Namche.

  • Day 13 : Trek from Namche (3,440m) to Lukla (2,860m)
    • Altitude: 2,869 m
    • Duration: 6-8 hours
    • Accommodation: Lodge
    • Meal: B L D

    Take a big downhill from Namche as we will be reaching Lukla today. Get yourself strolled around Lukla's shops and cafes in the evening, in case we reach earlier.

  • Day 14 : Lukla to Kathmandu by flight
    • Altitude: 1,350m
    • Duration: 35 mins
    • Accommodation: 3-star Hotel
    • Meal: B D

    Enjoy your flight towards the capital. As we arrive back at Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your Hotel where you stayed before. This day is can be considered to freely roam around the Thamel area to shop and stroll around.

  • Day 15 : Kathmandu Sight-seeing Day/ Free day
    • Altitude: 1,350m
    • Accommodation: 3-star Hotel
    • Meal: B D

    This day will be manged per your decision, whether you and your team will be freely roaming around the hotel area or taking a tour with our city guide. If you are willing to tour around the city for sight-seeing, then we will be the touring the capital city of Nepal. We will be visiting different historical places and heritage sites. We will be having our lunch at a wonderful restaurant. Sight-seeing expenses are not included in the package. In the evening, there will be a farewell dinner hosted for the team with some of our staffs.

  • Day 16 : Departure from Kathmandu
    • Meal: B

    Our staffs will be helping you to reach the airport. You will be dropped at the airport on our reserved vehicle

    Included

    • Free airport picks up on your arrival and a drop at on your departure day
    • Sagarmatha National park entry permits.
    • Island Peak permit- royalty fee 
    • Local Government Entry permit (started from 2018)
    • Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with local tea and coffee) during the trek.
    • Transportation: (KTM-LUKLA-KTM Domestic flights and other necessary ground transportation by private car as per itinerary.
    • An Experienced English speaking Climbing guide (Government Trekking and climbing guide license holder)
    • Trekking porter for carrying your luggage 1 person for 2 clients
    • Peak summit trekking duffle bag for each one for porter luggage.

Exclude

  • International Flights tickets to Nepal and Nepal Entry visa fee.
  • Personal travel medical and emergency evacuation rescue insurance(Travel insurance is to be brought compulsory by yourself )
  • City sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Hotel and Meals in Kathmandu
  • Hot shower, WIFI, any kind of electronics battery charge and Hot water during in trekking.
  • All kind of alcoholic drinks, mineral water and Can juice items.
  • Personal laundry, Intl Telephone and Battery charges during in trekking
  • Extra program and night accommodation or meals in Kathmandu because of early arrival or late departure or early return from trek due to any complication than the schedule.
  • Tips and gratitude to your Climbing guides and porters.

Personal (Climbing Gears)

  1. Ice axe
  2. Crampons
  3. Harness
  4. Tape Slings (2)
  5. Screwgate Karabiners (2 lock, 2 unlock)
  6. Descender/Abseil Device
  7. Climbing /Mountaineering Boots
  8. Ascender
  9. Headlight/ Flashlight and spares Battery
  10. Helmet (optional)

 

Climbing Gears (Group)

  1. Ice Hammer
  2. Ice Screw
  3. Snow bar
  4. Fix/main Rope
  5. Tents, Dining tent, Bathroom tent, Kitchen tents and tools, Mat, Sleeping bag,

Clothings  (Head)

1.    Sun hat or scarf
2.    Warm fleece hat
3.    Sunglasses with UV protection- 2 set (One is use for incase if broken or lost)

Clothing (Lower Body)

1.    Under Garments
2.    Hiking shorts
3.    Lightweight cotton long pants
4.    Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
5.    Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
6.    Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

Feet

1.    Thin, lightweight inner socks
2.    Thick, warm wool hiking socks
3.    Hiking boots with spare laces
4.    Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) snow Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
5.    Snow Gaiters

Upper Body

1.    T-shirts
2.    Light and expedition weight thermal tops
3.    Fleece jacket
4.    Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
5.    Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket/Rain coat
6.    Down jacket

Hands

1.    Light weight gloves
2.    waterproof shell outer (seasonal) warm gloves for summit

Accessories

1.    Sleeping bag rated to -30 degree centigrade and below (depends on season)*
2.    Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
3.    Trekking Bags/Duffel bag *
4.    Basic First Aid Kit
5.    Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry insidetrekbag
6.    Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
7.    Trekking Poles
8.    Water bottle (2) or camel bag
9.    Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
10.    Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)

Toiletries

1.    1 medium sized quick drying towel
2.    Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
3.    Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
4.    Deodorants
5.    Nail clippers
6.    Face and body moisturizer
7.    Feminine hygiene products
8.    Small mirror

Personal Hygiene

1.    Wet wipes (baby wipes)
2.    Tissue /toilet roll
3.    Anti-bacterial hands wash

Extras/Luxuries on your choice

1.    Binoculars
2.    Reading book
3.    Trail Map/Guide book
4.    Journal & Pen
5.    Walkman
6.    Pencils and small notebooks
7.    Camera
8.    Swimming customs (for Kathmandu)

  1. Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble

Starting Price

$3150$2980 / Per Person


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