Island Peak Climbing

Island Peak Climbing

Island Peak also known as Imja Tse is one of the most popular trekking peaks in Nepal located at Khumbu valley for climbing on Himalayas. Island peak is very famous NMA peak among the 33 NMA peaks. 

Island peak derives its name as the mountain looks like a sea of ice from along with one of the most enjoyable climbing occurrence. Scaling of the Imja Tse or Island Peak gets rewarded by some of the most spectacular scenery of Himalayas in the Everest region. Once on the summit, see that the giant mountains, Amadoublem, 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 in climbing Island Peak.

For many mountaineering enthusiasts, climbing the Island Peak marks the preparation for a full scale Himalaya expedition in Nepal in the later years. For the serious mountaineers, Island Peak also peak serves the purpose of acclimatization before heading to bigger mountain climbing. Trekking to Kalapattar or Everest base camp is best suited for acclimatization before proceeding to the climbing on Island Peak. 

Everest base camp trek combined with Island Peak climbing is probably the best trip in Nepal adored by adventure seekers. Asian Hiking Team’s a local travel agency organize island peak climbing, trekking starting from Lukla all the way to visit Everest Base Camp continues trekking to Island base camp, summit the peak than end treks in Lukla. If anyone are looking only Island Peak climbing, we have guide and store in Dingboche in season time so that we oprate climbing 2 nights 3 days camping with necessary equipment, document and staffs. So that please contract us for more details. 

Day by Day itinerary 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfers to Hotel (B).
Day 02: Free day for preparation and official briefing (BB).

Day 03: Kathmandu to Lukla (2800m.) by flight and trek to Phakding, 2652m, overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar, 3440m. Overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 05: Namche Bazaar Rest for Acclimatization. Overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche 3867m. overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 07: Thyangboche to Pheriche 4343m. overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 08: Pheriche to Lobuche. 4930m. overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 09: Lobuche to Gorepshep continues EBC, overnight Hotel/Lodge in Gorep-shep (B/L/D).

Day 10: Gorepshep to kalapatter and trekking Dingboche 4243m. overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 11: Dingboche to Chhukung 4800m, Overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 12: Chhukung to Island peak (Imja Tse) Base Camp, Tented Camp (B/L/D).

Day 13: Island B.C to Island Peak summit 6198m. & back to Island B.C. Tented Camp (B/L/D).

Day 14: Spare days for climbing (B/L/D).

Day 15: Island B.C to Tyangboche. overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 16: Tyangboche to Manju 2760m 5/6 hours, overnight in Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 17: Manju to Lukla, overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 18: Lukla to Kathmandu by flight then transfer to Hotel (BB).

Day 19: Spare Day in Kathmandu (BB).

Day 20: Last minute, transfer to Airport for your onward journey (B).

Note: The itineray subject to change as your time frame.