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Island Peak Climbing
22 Days $2150

US $  2400
US $ 2150
  Accomodation : Best Tea House
 Duration : 22  Days
 Grading : Difficult
 Max Altitude : 6189m
 Activity : Peak climbing
 Starts at : Kathmandu
 End at : kathmandu
 Best Season : Oct - June


Island Peak which is located at a height of 6189m. This peak is every trekker’s dream to climb. Its stunning beauty is as equal to Mt. Everest. Island peak climbing is a medium level difficulty climbing that requires 3 days of climbing. Before you climb the top of this peak you will get the chance to experience some of the famous sites-Everest Base Camp, Kalapathar viewpoint. You will get acclimatization not to suffer from altitude sickness.
 This journey offers an outstanding view of Famous mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt.Lhotse, Amadablam, Makalu and many other such outstanding mountain ranges. In your route, you will be facing Mt.Cho Polu and in addition, On the way to this trek, you will get a chance to visit Namche Bazaar, Monasteries, Museum, and about their culture and history.  You may also get a chance to witness festivals like Dumji and Lhosar.  These festivals carry importance as a family gets together at this festival. The notable sites are Tengboche and Khumjung monastery, the skull of Mythical Yeti, Green Valley in Khumjung village. You need to be in the good physique before your climb so, our experienced trekkers will guide and assist you throughout the trek.
This peak climbing with filled with scenic beauty and panoramic view of the mountains. Our experienced guides will guide you throughout the climbing and you will be provided with the best equipment, great food and of course. Our main goal is to make your journey comfortable and memorable as much as possible. 


Day 1: Arrival in the Tribhuvan International airport

After you arrive in Tribhuvan International airport, our representatives will you from there and you will be transferred to the hotel.

Day 2: Sightseeing of Kathmandu valley

Visiting famous places in Kathmandu which are listed in world heritage sites such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath Temple, and Boudhanath Stupa.

Day 3: Scenic Flight to Lukla and then trek to Phakding (2652m/8699ft) Duration: 3 hours

Fly to Lukla early in the morning. After reaching Lukla, Trek to Phakding. We will have beautiful sightseeing of green landscapes with the glimpse of Kusum valley on our way.

Day 4: Early morning trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11283ft) length: 6 hours

We walk along Dudh Koshi, ascend through Himalayan pine, cedar forests. Namche Bazaar is a historical trading post for Nepalese and Tibetan. Traders use to exchange salt, dried meat, and textiles. Namche attracts Himalayan and lowland merchants. We rest for two days in Namche for acclimatization, explore local cultures, visit a local market. We also catch glimpse of Everest and neighboring peaks.

Day 5: Trek to Everest View Hotel

We march to Syangboche Airport (3700m), highest airport in the world and continue our trail to Everest View Hotel. From Everest View hotel we have a magnificent view of the Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Tawache and much other.  We trace back to visit Sherpa culture Museum and Everest photo Gallery.

Day 6: Trek to Dole from Namche bazar (4200m/13776ft) length: 5 hrs

We follow an easy trail up to Kyangjuma and amp; mount up steeply through rhododendron forests, juniper and large conifers with an increase in elevation. In the springtime, a rhododendron bloom and makes the whole trail beautifully decorated. Many Kharkas, summer settlements, Sherpa bringing herds of yaks passes on our way. Our path goes through settlements of Tongba (3950m), Gyele (3960m) to Dole with few hotels. The incredible view of Khhumbila and Tawache (6542m) passes across throughout the day.

Day 7: Trekking Machhermo (4400m/14432ft) length: 5 hrs

Our journey climbs to Lambara (4220m) and Luza (4360m) encountering brush junipers and Kharkas.  We climb up along the side of the valley, crossing sandy spurs to Machhermo (4410m), high above the river. In 1974, Yeti killed three Yaks and attached a Sherpa woman and this is the most influential yeti report.

Day 8: Trek to beautiful Gokyo Lake (4700m/15416ft) Duration: 4 hrs

We mount to the ridge for an excellent view of down valley Kantega and up towards Cho Oyu (8201m) The valley expand as the path passes through Pangka (4390m) then slide down to riverbank before commencing climb on the terminal moraine of the Ngozumpa glacier. The trail is vertical up to the moraine and then first small lake switches at (4650m), a family of green Brainy ducks resides in the lake

Day 9: Trek to Gokyo RI (5360m/17880ft) length: 4 hrs

We wake up early and climb up to Gokyo Ri for an astonishing view of Mahalangur Himalayan range, of Cho-Oyu, Everest, Gyachung Kang, Lhotse, Cholatse, Makalu and Tawache & amp. We also have Nepal largest glacier Ngozumpa.

Day 10: Trek to Thangna (4700m/15416ft) length 2-3 hrs

We trek to the foot of Cho La Pass.

Day 11: Cross Cho La pass (5420/1780ft) then trek to Dzongla (4830m/15842ft) length: 7 -8 hrs

Our journey must not be affected by weathers. So, early at 4-5 am, we trek to reach the pass by 9-10 am.  If we get late we could be affected by the strong wind of altitude above 5300m. We might encounter challenge and problems due to altitude and snow. At the summit beautiful mountains reward us then we descend to the Dzongla at noon

Day 12: Trek to Lobuche (4910m/16105ft) length: 4 hrs

We will have an easy and short trail to Lobuche. 

Day 13: Hike to Everest Base Camp (5364m/17594ft) & back to Gorekshep (5181m/16994ft) length: 8 hours

We will have short climb through meadows. We will see Khumbu glacier and Kalapattar straight ahead of us. This is the best standpoint to view the south face of Mt. Everest and nearby peaks. A couple hours hike will take to Gorekshep and then we continue to Everest base camp. This journey could be exhausting as there are lots of ups and downs. After 3 hours of hiking, we are at base camp and have ourselves with a beautiful view of the Khumbu glacier and icefall. The Everest expedition begins from here

Day 14: Climbing to Kalapattar (5545m/18187ft) – Gorekshep – Dingboche (4410m/14464ft) 7 hours

Our day begins with a hike to Kalapattar (5545m). We observe the excellent view of Mt. Everest. After, we trek back to Gorekshep for breakfast then downfall to Dingboche (4410m).

Day 15: Trekking to Island Peak Base Camp (5240m/17187ft) Duration: 6 hours

We continue to the Imja valley with a grand glimpse of Ama Dablam magnifying the skyline. We shall then flow from Lhotse (8501m) to flats sands at Pareshaya Gyab at mid-afternoon. Our two day is reserved for a tented camp. Our professional cook will help you with delicious food. We will have pre-climb training from our expertise using all the necessary equipment like climbing gears such as ice axe, climbing boot, and crampons. This will helps to boost confidence and attend some climbing skills. 

Day 16: Climbing to summit of Island Peak (6189m/20300ft) and back to Chhukung 10 – 11 hours

We start early morning towards Island Peak Ascent (6189m). We will begin from the rock gully to the ridgeline that leads to an exciting traverse on the nose of the summit glacier. We will use rope in the several crevasses and the guides will fix rope in the necessary fields. After reaching onto the summit ridge, we will enjoy summit views, take some pictures and moment later we descend to Dingboche for overnight.

Day 17: Reserve day for contingency

This day is reserved for the case of unfavorable weather and climate. If the weather conditions and acclimatizing problems occur on the 16th day of our journey, we will reschedule our hike on the 17th day.

Day 18: Trek to Namche (3440m/11283ft) length: 7 hours

We march towards Namche passing through various towns: Orsho, Somare, PAngboche, Tengboche, Pungki Thanka and Kyangjuma. 

Day 19: Trek to Lukla (2800m/9184ft) length: 7 hours

Our trek continues along the Dudh Koshi River and eventually, we will be at small mountain airstrip at Lukla.

Day 20: Fly back to Kathmandu

We take a flight to Kathmandu, 30 minutes flight.

Day 20: Fly back to Kathmandu

We take a flight to Kathmandu, 30 minutes flight.

Day 21: Leisure Day

 Have a time in Kathmandu valley. According to interest, we can visit remaining places inside Kathmandu valley.

Day 22: Farewell

We escort you to the airport 3 hours earlier than flight.


  • • Airport to hotel , pick up and drop
  • • Sight Seeing in Kathmandu in private tourist vehicle.
  • • All your standard Meals Breakfasts, Lunch, and Dinner.
  • • Staff to carry language and equipment.
  • • Transfer from and to Kathmandu.
  • • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant.
  • • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
  • • Other Official expenses


  • • Travel insurance and other accidental rescue.
  • • International fare and tax.
  • • Entry Visa for Nepal
  • • Beverages like alcohol, cold drinks.
  • • Wi-Fi, Battery charge and hot shower.
  • • Personal things and trekking Equipment.


What is the difficulty of climbing Island Peak?
Before reaching the summit ridge, the last steep section up the headwall is most challenging. There is a steep climb up to 6,189m on this hike, which begins at 5,100m and ends at 6,300m. Preparation for the climb should include climbing local hills or stairs with some weight. Be prepared to hike all day if necessary.
How long will the journey to Island Peak last?
Please tell us how long it takes to climb Island Peak. Before you attempt to summit Island Peak, we strongly suggest you spend 13 to 14 days acclimatizing. The whole trip takes approximately three weeks. After climbing, it is always possible to go sightseeing in Kathmandu, Pokhara, or go white water rafting.
Can you take up the Island Peak journey alone?
It depends on how much time you have, if you have the right skills and how much money you have. The majority of people going to Island Peak do so without a guide, hiring yaks, porters or carrying everything on their own. You are never alone on Island Peak because there are always many climbers there.
Which is the best season to take up the Island Peak journey?
Island Peak is at its best during the spring and fall seasons, although you can climb the peak throughout the year except during the monsoon months. In addition to being the busiest climbing season, spring is also the time of year when people are most likely to be climbing. During the autumn season, temperatures remain moderate, and the weather is generally clear. The extreme cold during the winter months could be dangerous for some climbers. In the past, climbers have also attempted to climb Island Peak in winters. During the summer, the weather is rainy, and the trails are slippery while the view you are expecting is vivid. 
Does climbing Island Peak pose any danger?
 It is possible to climb Island Peak like climbing any mountain. If you want to climb in crampons and snow camp and understand blizzard conditions, you should have these skills. Previous snow climbing experience is necessary for climbing Island Peak.
What kind of accommodation are available on the Island Peak trek?
Local families will host the expedition in pleasant lodges. A central communal area has a stove and two beds in the unheated bedrooms and two beds in each lodge. Each lodge has two beds, mattresses, blankets, and pillows. The guests will need to bring their sleeping bags. Some lodges still have 'drop' toilets, but most have flush toilets. Gas-powered showers are also common in lodges.
Do one need to prepare for the Island Peak climbing?
It depends on how to fit you are, how much experience you have trekking and climbing, and at what altitude you are. In some cases, it might take a year to prepare. Others may need only four to six months. To succeed, you need:
  • A high level of adaptability
  • An acclimatization strategy
  • Setting up a high camp
  • Adequate technical training

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