Island Peak Climbing Trip Start/End : Kathmandu - Kathmandu Trip Grade : Difficulty Best Season : September - November/ March - May

Easy Climb

Price $ 2100

Duration 17 Days

Elevation 6189 Meter

Accomodation Hotels/Lodge/Camping

Transportation Domestic Flight / Vehicle



Trip Overview


Island Peak Climbing Himalayan peaks have always attracted numbers of adventures and climbers. The eye-catching landscapes, the culture of Sherpa people and sight of high mountains offers a unique experience. The climbing of island peak also offers a great walk through Sherpa villages, different lifestyles, and cultures. It offers you some of the tremendous sights of different mountains lies in Sagarmatha National Park. The Buddha prayer flags and stone built houses on the way charms the trail and provide spirit full experience. Island peak climbing is one of the easy climbs for interested for everyone.

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USD 2100 Per Person

No. of People Price per person
1 - 1 USD 2100
2 - 4 USD 2040
5 - 8 USD 1980
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Detail Itinerary


Day 1 Arrival and Transfer to the hotel

We will pick up from the airport and transfer  to the hotel in Kathmandu.


Day 2 Rest and arrangement day

This day is for the arrangement day, such as check equipment and documents for the climbing with introducing your guide / porter staff. As an option we can also do the Kathmandu sightseeing.


Day 3 Kathmandu - Lukla - Phakding

40-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Khumbu region of Eastern Nepal - provides unforgettable views of the terraced landscape and river valleys below, along with the scenery of the world’s highest mountains followed by a trip to Phakding (8700ft, 2650m)


Day 4 Phakding - Namche Bazaar

Walking through the magnificent forest of rhododendron, ending your nature-filled journey at Namche Bazaar which takes about 7 hrs from Phakding. On the way we can experience the scenery of blue pine forests, firs, and junipers.


Day 5 Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar

Enjoy the beautful village of Namche along with the friendliness and hospitality of its local Sherpa people. Visit the local museum which displays the area’s native flora and fauna as well as the history of the Mount Everest region.


Day 6 Namche Bazaar - Tengboche (3867m)

Begin their trek with awe-inspiring, unforgettable views of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Cholatse, Kantaiga, Ama Dablam and Thamserku. This trek is quite an easy walk from Namche to Phunki, followed by a three-hour ascent towards Tengboche.


Day 7 Tengboche - Pheriche (4252m)

A short day’s journey towards Pheriche consists of a trek through forests filled with of a variety of lush trees - birch, conifers and rhododendron. This picturesque trail dips down to Devuche, crossing the Imja River before climbing up to Pheriche.


Day 8 Pheriche - Lobuche (4930m)

continue up the wide valley beneath the impressive peaks of Cholatse and Tawache on the left then turn right and climb more steeply towards the foot of the Khumbu Glacier., before zigzagging up through the boulders of the glacier's terminal moraine.


Day 9 Lobuche- Gorak Shep (5184m) and Trek to Everest Base camp. (5364m) 

The trail follows the Khumbu Glacier, and offers superb views of the surrounding mountains, especially where the path is forced to rise to cross a tributary glacier. Later in the afternoon, when the sunset colors begin to appear on Everest, from the Gorakshep we drop our baggages after the luck at Gorekshep we will hike up to the Everest Base camp and explore the EBC and back to the Gorakshep.


Day 10 Trek up to Kalapatthar (5555m):  for the Sunrise and trek to Dingboche

we make our way to the top of one of the finest viewpoints in the Everest region, Kala Pattar [5555m]. A very early start is required, as it takes several hours on a trail which weaves its way through ice pinnacles and past the crevasses of the Khumbu Glacier. On the return leg, we can take a higher route to get a spectacular view of the Khumbu icefall and the route to the South Col. We return to Gorak Shep and trek Dingboche (4350m) We head back down today, through Duglha, to the summer village of Dingboche, where the houses are dotted about in the fields.


Day 11 Dingboche - island peak base camp (5150m)

An easy walk for about 2 hours, climbing up gradually to the small settlement of Chukhung. Along the way we have great views of Island Peak and the challenge that awaits us. we will hike up to Island Base camp. Camp Another easy day, the trail crosses the river and follows the valley for approx 3 hours, passing beneath the magnificent south face of Lhotse. Base camp is by the side of the Imja glacier, below steep grassy slopes which mark the start of the climb on Island Peak.


Day 12 An Extra day, ( reserve day if incase of bas weather )


Day 13 Ascent of island peak (6189m): and Down to Base camp

Crossing the gully above the camp the trail makes a climb for another hour to a narrow ridge, leading on to the glacier. Here it is time to rope-up and put on our crampons as the most interesting part of the climb begins with the glacier crossing. This is followed by the steep snow slope that leads onto the summit ridge. This ridge is wonderfully airy and on reaching the summit we have stunning close-up views of the south face of Lhotse looming over us whilst in the other direction, there are more dramatic mountain views. We descend along the same route, down to base camp.


Day 14 Island peak base camp- Pangboche (3950m)

After descending along the trail to Chukhung, we continue on to Dingboche for lunch. It is then another couple of hours to the lovely village of Pangboche.


Day 15 Pangboche- Namche (3450m)

follow the river and, after crossing it, climb back up through birch and rhododendron forest to Tengboche. Kwangde, Tawache, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Kantega and Thamserku are just a few of the Himalayan giants to be seen. From Tengboche we descend to the bridge over the Dudh Kosi at Phunki Tenga, where there are water driven prayer wheels, before making our way back to Namche.


Day 16 Namche -Lukla (2800m)

Final day's trekking follows the Dudh Kosi back down to Lukla. This last evening in the mountains is the ideal opportunity for a farewell party with the Sherpa guides and porters, where we can sample some chang, try Sherpa dancing and look back on a memorable trekking experience.


Day 17 Lukla - Kathmandu

After breakfast, transfer to airport, fly to Kathmandu takes half an hour.


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Cost Info


What's Included

  • All surface transfers as per itinerary.

    Accommodation in four-star hotels in Kathmandu.

    Properly boiled drinking water, tea, and coffee while on the trek.

    Accommodation in a teahouse and all meals (3 meals a day) while trekking/Climbing.

    Accommodation in Tented camp while climbing.

    Trekking Guide, Expedition Guide, cook, kitchen staff, Trek Sherpa, porters, and other support staff and their equipment, salary, flight, food, lodging.

    TIMS / Trekking permit, climbing permit, National park / Conservation entry fees

    Proper Insurance of all staff including porters.

    Fooding, lodging and other expenses of climbing crew

    Local Airfare KTM-LUKLA-KTM

    Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.

    Medical kit

What's Not Included

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu

    Personal equipment and clothing

    Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival or late departure.

    Your insurances (Highly recommended)

    Cold drinks and beverages except for climbing days.

    Personal expenses

    Tips for guides and porters

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