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Island Peak

Trip Overview

  • 16 days
  • Nepal
  • March To May And September To December
  • 6000m
  • Strenuous

Island Peak(6,189m) also known as Imja Se is a mountain situated in the Sagarmatha National Park in Eastern Himalayas of Nepal. The peak was named Island Peak by the members of British Mount Everest expedition as it appears like an island in a sea of ice. It is one of the main climbing peaks in the Everest region. This expedition is a popular alternative among novice climbers who are into their mountaineering journey. This expedition promises an unforgettable climb with breathtaking views, highly glaciated west face due to its stunning location in the heart of the Chhukung valley. The climb is a bit tough to do and can be mentally and physically demanding but it is worth your efforts.

Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (40 min) then trek to Phakding (2,652m) (3-4 hours)

Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) (5-6 hours)

Day 04: Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)

Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m) (5-6 hours)

Day 06: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m) (5-6 hours)

Day 07: Trek from Dingboche to Chhukung (4,730m) (3-4 hours)

Day 08: Acclimatization: Climb Chhukung Ri (5,546m) and trek back to Chhukung (3-4 hours)

Day 09: Trek from Chhukung to Island Peak Base camp (5,200m) (3-4 hours)

Day 10: Pre-Climb training on Island Peak Base Camp

Day 11: Trek from Island Peak Base Camp to Island Peak Summit (6,189m) then back to base camp (10-12 hours)

Day 12: Island Peak Base Camp to Pangboche (3,985m) (5-6 hours)

Day 13: Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazaar (4-5 hours)

Day 14: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (6-7 hours)

Day 15: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 16: Departure from Kathmandu