Island Peak Climbing - Peregrine Treks

Duration
19 Days
Activities
  • Climbing
  • Trekking
  • Sightseeing
Accommodation
  • 3-night hotel
  • 15-night eco lodge
Meals
  • Daily breakfast
  • 3-times meals in the trek

Price

Reduced

$2600 USD

$2400 USD

10% Discount for Group

Overview & Highlights

Island Peak Climbing Highlights


  • Breathtaking mountain and glacier view from the top of Island Peak
  • Stunning Mount Everest View from Kala Patthar
  • Explore Sherpa Culture and lifestyle
  • Scenic flight from and to Lukla
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Overview of Island Peak Climbing


The government of Nepal officially allowed the permit to 33 peaks of Nepal which can be climbed. Island Peak (6192 m.) is the most famous peak and also the most beautiful peak. There is no season restriction for the climbing at this peak as it is open for all the season around the year. The spike in local people is famous as an Imja Tse peak. The British team had successfully climbed this Island peak back in 1953, and since then numerous climbers have completed the summit of Island Peak Climbing. The major attractions and reason behind the Island peak climbing are because climbing at this peak is considered as the acclimatization peak climbing before climbing the higher mountains. Island Peak climbing starts from Island Peak Base camp. The itinerary of Island Peak Climbing follows the Everest Base Camp Trek.

The Peregrine Treks team takes you to the Island Peak Base Camp via the fantastic Everest Base Camp Trekking trail encountering the various attractions in the Namche Bazaar, Lukla, Tengboche, and Phakding. The peak gives you the comfortable ride of the peak and treats you with the stunning scenery of the major attractions of the Khumbu region.  If the height can be referred to an Island in a cold ocean than the main landforms a semicircle of cliffs that rise in the north to the summit of Nuptse, Lhotse middle peak and Lhotse. To the east, rising above the frozen waves of the Lhotse Glacier, Cho pole beyond which can be seen the red granite mass of Makalu (8475m/ 27805ft). To the south of the Imja and Baruntse and the Amphu peaks lead the eye to the magnificent summit of Ama Dablam, which is like a giant sea

Come and be the part of this fantastic journey to the Himalayas. Make your memory tale about the heroic summit of the peak. Peregrine Treks Team would help you fulfilling your climbing dream.

Island Peak Climbing Itinerary

Our airport representative will be waiting for you in front of the arrival gate on your arrival to pick you up with your name tag and company holding the board. Then transfer to the Hotel at Thamel driving by private vehicle about 25 to 30 minutes. You will get free time after your checking in the room, or you may walk on the tourist hub Thamel Street. At the evening you will get information about your trip and introduce it with a guide. Dinner plan will be set up in the Nepali restaurant with the cultural show. Overnight at the Hotel

Meals: Not Included

After breakfast, you would be taken to the sightseeing tour in the world heritage site Kathmandu valleys, i.e., Pashupatinath Hindu Temple, Boudhanath Buddhist stupa, Syambhunath monkey temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. And back to the Hotel to prepare your things for the trip. Overnight in the Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, you are taken to the Tribhuvan domestic airport to fly Lukla Tenzing Hilary Airport with the beautiful landscape cinerary form the airstrip. It is breathing taking a flight to Lukla, and then your guide would be busy to arrange porter and your luggage. Finally, we start our trekking walking on the paved stone steps through the rhododendron Jungle. Today we cross many Sherpa village, sputa and well-painted stone.
The first view of the snow-capped mountain is visible today on the way nearby suspension bridge. It is three hours walking today then overnight in the Lodge with full board meal.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We start our trekking crossing the suspension bridge at the begging and walk more than one hour to reach the Benkar village where is a waterfall, and the view of Thamserku (6008m) is visible. We will have a cup of tea or short rest then continue to Monjo where Sagarmatha National Park check post is. We will entry our permit here and descend to the Joresalle for lunch. After lunch cruses the suspension bridge and start sandy rock trail in the riverside. The trails steep up about two and half hours after crossing the suspension Hilary Bridge to reach the Namche. It is capital of the Sherpa people where you can have the superb view of surrounding snow-capped mountains. Overnight in Lodge with full board meal

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

It is highly recommended having acclimatization day in such an altitude according to the health expert, so we have a rest day here. You can have a long sleep if you want but try to come out early morning to see the clear view of mountains because it is more possible to have a clear view.
After late breakfast, we climbed to the Everest View Hotel, where is the panoramic view of the Surroundings Mountains such as Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and more. You will make some shots here in your group and descend to the same lodge for the night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, we climb the stone steps for half an hour then starts the level walking the beautiful mountain views for two more hours. The trails descend to the Phungi Thanka through the forest where we will have the lunch beside the river. Now the trail climbs up after lunch about more than two hours to the Tengboche monastery. It is the biggest monastery in the Everest region, and the Ama Dablam Mountain is closer from here. Overnight in the lodge with full board meal

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The trail descends to the Deboche for half an hour and starts flat land walking. We cross the suspension bridge, and the trail climbs to the Pangboche village which is known as the village of mountain climbers. It is a wide-open valley with lots of trekking lodges. We walk one more hour to the Somare for lunch. After lunch, the climbing becomes more and harder because of the high altitude to reach the Pheriche. Overnight in the lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today, the first one hour of leveled walk is relatively easy through Yak herder’s shelters and grazing land. Then the trail climbs uphill to the Dukla for one hour and a half. It is quite early to have lunch here so we will have a cup of tea and continue climbing an hour to reach the Thukla Hugh-La Pass 4620m, where you can visit the memorials of the same climbers who died in the Everest Expedition. You can see Scott Fisher and Babu Chiri Sherpa’s memorial wall. The trail follows by the Khumbu Glacier for an hour to Lobuche. Overnight at the Lodge with full board meal

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The first one hour of the leveled trail is smooth but very cold in the morning then you climb for half an hour to catch the Mt. Pumori glacial moraines to Gorakshep. We will take the room and have lunch then start your lifetime Everest Base Camp.
Two and half hour of up and down walking will take you to the EBC on the glacial moraines which are extended from Khumbu icefall. At the Base Camp witness the colorful tent of Everest climbers. You can take some pictures and back to Gorakshep for another two hours to sleep.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You need to make ready your flashlight, Camera, Water bottle, etc. for this morning. Early morning at around 4 o’clock we wake up and start to climb Kalapather in the dark. It takes about around three hours to reach the point. Kalapather is in front of the Mt. Everest and its neighboring mountains with fabulous jaw-dropping peaks and glacial view. You can make more pictures here and descend to the Lodge for breakfast. Then continue descending to the Dingboche in the same route which you used last day. It takes four to five hours. Dingboche is the wide-open valley with the tourist Lodge offering excellent food and rooms.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After an early breakfast, we will have a short hike up to the Chuckung (4700m) for three hours. We will have lunch here and will get climbing equipment. Your guide will introduce the climbing gears and will have free time. Dinner plan will be in the tea house then overnight in the lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Your crew will be busy packing up all the gears and load on Yaks. But you will get some training about ladder crossing before heading off the Island Peak Base Camp. Depending on how long it takes to be prepared, we will have the early lunch before we start. The ascending trails take about three to four hours to reach Island Peak Base Camp. You can get a fantastic view of the glacier and Imja Valley from Base Camp where you spend your night for today.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today is rest or acclimatization day where your climbing guide will give you extra training and set up a rope to be sure and build up your confidence. A climbing guide will also recheck up the final climbing gears then second night sleep in Base Camp.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We will be weak up early at noon and have breakfast before we start to climb. It is essential to reach the summit before noon because of the strong wind in the afternoon would be a barrier for a successful summit. The trail ascends beyond the base camp for four hundred meters before striking off the steep roof. The sandy path starts and turns to the grass to the boulder-strewn. Once we ascend the hill then small slop, then the trail enters a steep rock ridgeline from where start exhilarating and exposed traverse of the summit. Your guide will fix the rope when it needs. A steep snow slope about 400-meter trail takes a long time, but it depends on the snow season and crevasse. We cross the three to four-meter chasms using a ladder to reach the successful summit.

Then takes some pictures and descend to the base camp to celebrate the lunch and back to Chooking for the night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We make clean our camp and pack up our luggage then load up to the Yak then trek down to the Pangboche. It is a short and easy walk. Today’s lunch will be at Dingboche and descend to the camp at Pangboche. Overnight in Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After our breakfast, we descend to the Tengboche with the backdrop view of Mt. Everest and its neighboring mountain. We can have lunch here and descend to Phungi Thanka for one hour and cross the suspension bridge and ascend about two hours then walk in the level trail with the splendid view of mountain arrive at Namche for the night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today is the last day to see the splendid view of the mountain, so we take some photos before we start our walking. First one hour is steep down to the Hilary bridge and one more hour to the Monjo where we show our permits and entry here. Then walk to the Phakding for the Lunch. After lunch, we continue to the Lukla for the last couple of hours in the easy trail. Once you arrive at Lukla, your porter will say bye, so give some gratitude. Overnight at the lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

If possible, we will have the first flight because of the possible delay flight or cancel because of bad weather condition. You can have rest time at the hotel or time for shopping. Overnight at Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

Three hours early we will drop up you at the airport. Today is the time to bye. Once you arrive at your home, make your plan for your next trip with us and share your pictures and trekking video on social media with our company profile.

Meals: Breakfast

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Island Peak Climbing Highlights


  • Breathtaking mountain and glacier view from the top of Island Peak
  • Stunning Mount Everest View from Kala Patthar
  • Explore Sherpa Culture and lifestyle
  • Scenic flight from and to Lukla
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Overview of Island Peak Climbing


The government of Nepal officially allowed the permit to 33 peaks of Nepal which can be climbed. Island Peak (6192 m.) is the most famous peak and also the most beautiful peak. There is no season restriction for the climbing at this peak as it is open for all the season around the year. The spike in local people is famous as an Imja Tse peak. The British team had successfully climbed this Island peak back in 1953, and since then numerous climbers have completed the summit of Island Peak Climbing. The major attractions and reason behind the Island peak climbing are because climbing at this peak is considered as the acclimatization peak climbing before climbing the higher mountains. Island Peak climbing starts from Island Peak Base camp. The itinerary of Island Peak Climbing follows the Everest Base Camp Trek.

The Peregrine Treks team takes you to the Island Peak Base Camp via the fantastic Everest Base Camp Trekking trail encountering the various attractions in the Namche Bazaar, Lukla, Tengboche, and Phakding. The peak gives you the comfortable ride of the peak and treats you with the stunning scenery of the major attractions of the Khumbu region.  If the height can be referred to an Island in a cold ocean than the main landforms a semicircle of cliffs that rise in the north to the summit of Nuptse, Lhotse middle peak and Lhotse. To the east, rising above the frozen waves of the Lhotse Glacier, Cho pole beyond which can be seen the red granite mass of Makalu (8475m/ 27805ft). To the south of the Imja and Baruntse and the Amphu peaks lead the eye to the magnificent summit of Ama Dablam, which is like a giant sea

Come and be the part of this fantastic journey to the Himalayas. Make your memory tale about the heroic summit of the peak. Peregrine Treks Team would help you fulfilling your climbing dream.

Our airport representative will be waiting for you in front of the arrival gate on your arrival to pick you up with your name tag and company holding the board. Then transfer to the Hotel at Thamel driving by private vehicle about 25 to 30 minutes. You will get free time after your checking in the room, or you may walk on the tourist hub Thamel Street. At the evening you will get information about your trip and introduce it with a guide. Dinner plan will be set up in the Nepali restaurant with the cultural show. Overnight at the Hotel

Meals: Not Included

After breakfast, you would be taken to the sightseeing tour in the world heritage site Kathmandu valleys, i.e., Pashupatinath Hindu Temple, Boudhanath Buddhist stupa, Syambhunath monkey temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. And back to the Hotel to prepare your things for the trip. Overnight in the Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, you are taken to the Tribhuvan domestic airport to fly Lukla Tenzing Hilary Airport with the beautiful landscape cinerary form the airstrip. It is breathing taking a flight to Lukla, and then your guide would be busy to arrange porter and your luggage. Finally, we start our trekking walking on the paved stone steps through the rhododendron Jungle. Today we cross many Sherpa village, sputa and well-painted stone.
The first view of the snow-capped mountain is visible today on the way nearby suspension bridge. It is three hours walking today then overnight in the Lodge with full board meal.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We start our trekking crossing the suspension bridge at the begging and walk more than one hour to reach the Benkar village where is a waterfall, and the view of Thamserku (6008m) is visible. We will have a cup of tea or short rest then continue to Monjo where Sagarmatha National Park check post is. We will entry our permit here and descend to the Joresalle for lunch. After lunch cruses the suspension bridge and start sandy rock trail in the riverside. The trails steep up about two and half hours after crossing the suspension Hilary Bridge to reach the Namche. It is capital of the Sherpa people where you can have the superb view of surrounding snow-capped mountains. Overnight in Lodge with full board meal

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

It is highly recommended having acclimatization day in such an altitude according to the health expert, so we have a rest day here. You can have a long sleep if you want but try to come out early morning to see the clear view of mountains because it is more possible to have a clear view.
After late breakfast, we climbed to the Everest View Hotel, where is the panoramic view of the Surroundings Mountains such as Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and more. You will make some shots here in your group and descend to the same lodge for the night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, we climb the stone steps for half an hour then starts the level walking the beautiful mountain views for two more hours. The trails descend to the Phungi Thanka through the forest where we will have the lunch beside the river. Now the trail climbs up after lunch about more than two hours to the Tengboche monastery. It is the biggest monastery in the Everest region, and the Ama Dablam Mountain is closer from here. Overnight in the lodge with full board meal

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The trail descends to the Deboche for half an hour and starts flat land walking. We cross the suspension bridge, and the trail climbs to the Pangboche village which is known as the village of mountain climbers. It is a wide-open valley with lots of trekking lodges. We walk one more hour to the Somare for lunch. After lunch, the climbing becomes more and harder because of the high altitude to reach the Pheriche. Overnight in the lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today, the first one hour of leveled walk is relatively easy through Yak herder’s shelters and grazing land. Then the trail climbs uphill to the Dukla for one hour and a half. It is quite early to have lunch here so we will have a cup of tea and continue climbing an hour to reach the Thukla Hugh-La Pass 4620m, where you can visit the memorials of the same climbers who died in the Everest Expedition. You can see Scott Fisher and Babu Chiri Sherpa’s memorial wall. The trail follows by the Khumbu Glacier for an hour to Lobuche. Overnight at the Lodge with full board meal

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The first one hour of the leveled trail is smooth but very cold in the morning then you climb for half an hour to catch the Mt. Pumori glacial moraines to Gorakshep. We will take the room and have lunch then start your lifetime Everest Base Camp.
Two and half hour of up and down walking will take you to the EBC on the glacial moraines which are extended from Khumbu icefall. At the Base Camp witness the colorful tent of Everest climbers. You can take some pictures and back to Gorakshep for another two hours to sleep.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You need to make ready your flashlight, Camera, Water bottle, etc. for this morning. Early morning at around 4 o’clock we wake up and start to climb Kalapather in the dark. It takes about around three hours to reach the point. Kalapather is in front of the Mt. Everest and its neighboring mountains with fabulous jaw-dropping peaks and glacial view. You can make more pictures here and descend to the Lodge for breakfast. Then continue descending to the Dingboche in the same route which you used last day. It takes four to five hours. Dingboche is the wide-open valley with the tourist Lodge offering excellent food and rooms.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After an early breakfast, we will have a short hike up to the Chuckung (4700m) for three hours. We will have lunch here and will get climbing equipment. Your guide will introduce the climbing gears and will have free time. Dinner plan will be in the tea house then overnight in the lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Your crew will be busy packing up all the gears and load on Yaks. But you will get some training about ladder crossing before heading off the Island Peak Base Camp. Depending on how long it takes to be prepared, we will have the early lunch before we start. The ascending trails take about three to four hours to reach Island Peak Base Camp. You can get a fantastic view of the glacier and Imja Valley from Base Camp where you spend your night for today.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today is rest or acclimatization day where your climbing guide will give you extra training and set up a rope to be sure and build up your confidence. A climbing guide will also recheck up the final climbing gears then second night sleep in Base Camp.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We will be weak up early at noon and have breakfast before we start to climb. It is essential to reach the summit before noon because of the strong wind in the afternoon would be a barrier for a successful summit. The trail ascends beyond the base camp for four hundred meters before striking off the steep roof. The sandy path starts and turns to the grass to the boulder-strewn. Once we ascend the hill then small slop, then the trail enters a steep rock ridgeline from where start exhilarating and exposed traverse of the summit. Your guide will fix the rope when it needs. A steep snow slope about 400-meter trail takes a long time, but it depends on the snow season and crevasse. We cross the three to four-meter chasms using a ladder to reach the successful summit.

Then takes some pictures and descend to the base camp to celebrate the lunch and back to Chooking for the night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We make clean our camp and pack up our luggage then load up to the Yak then trek down to the Pangboche. It is a short and easy walk. Today’s lunch will be at Dingboche and descend to the camp at Pangboche. Overnight in Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After our breakfast, we descend to the Tengboche with the backdrop view of Mt. Everest and its neighboring mountain. We can have lunch here and descend to Phungi Thanka for one hour and cross the suspension bridge and ascend about two hours then walk in the level trail with the splendid view of mountain arrive at Namche for the night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today is the last day to see the splendid view of the mountain, so we take some photos before we start our walking. First one hour is steep down to the Hilary bridge and one more hour to the Monjo where we show our permits and entry here. Then walk to the Phakding for the Lunch. After lunch, we continue to the Lukla for the last couple of hours in the easy trail. Once you arrive at Lukla, your porter will say bye, so give some gratitude. Overnight at the lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

If possible, we will have the first flight because of the possible delay flight or cancel because of bad weather condition. You can have rest time at the hotel or time for shopping. Overnight at Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

Three hours early we will drop up you at the airport. Today is the time to bye. Once you arrive at your home, make your plan for your next trip with us and share your pictures and trekking video on social media with our company profile.

Meals: Breakfast

  • Airport pick up and drop and transfer to hotel
  • Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
  • Hotel in Kathmandu, teahouses in trekking and tented accommodation in climbing
  • Meals during trekking and climbing period
  • All ground transportation as per our itinerary by private vehicles
  • All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking climbing guide, cook, assistant climbing leader (5trekkers 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters
  • Domestic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
  • All necessary paperwork like trekking permits and climbing permit
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bags, Trekking duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag have to return after trip completion)
  • Mountaineering camping and climbing equipment high-quality equipment like North Face or Mountain Hardwar tents, mattresses, and kitchen equipment
  • Travel and rescue arrangements provide
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag
  • All government and local taxes

  • Nepal Visa fee  and international airfare
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Accommodation and meals in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from the mountain because of any reason.
  • Altitude chamber or oxygen
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Personal climbing guide on your request
  • Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, bar bills, mineral/boiled water, shower, etc
  • Tips for trekking and climbing crew member

There is no fixed departure trip for this month. You can request for a private group trip.

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