Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek

Duration

Meals

Activities

Accommodation

Price

Price Starts From

US$ 1550

TOUR START

Kashgar (China)

TOUR END

Tashkent (Uzbekistan)

Group Size

2-15

DIFFICULTY

Moderate

DESTINATION

China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan

TRANSPORT

Private transfers, train, domestic flight

Destination

Nepal

TOUR OPERATES

June - September

Route

Kashgar, Karakul Lake,

Trip Duration

19 Days

US$2790

Overview of Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek

The Government of Nepal has officially authorized climbing permits for 33 mountain peaks within the country, including Island Peak, which has an elevation of 6,192 meters. Widely recognized for its scenic beauty, Island Peak is unique because it is accessible for climbing year-round without seasonal restrictions. Locally known as Imja Tse, the peak enjoys enduring popularity among climbers.

In 1953, a team from Britain became the first to reach the summit of Island Peak successfully. Since then, the summit has been conquered by numerous climbers from around the globe. One of the critical attractions of Island Peak is its role as an acclimatization climb, providing mountaineers the opportunity to prepare for ascents of higher elevations. The expedition to Island Peak commences from the Island Peak Base Camp, with the route itinerary incorporating the Everest Base Camp Trek.

Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek 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

Surrounded by an incredible panorama of towering peaks and glaciers, Island Peak, also known as Imja Tse, offers a breathtaking adventure for climbers. Metaphorically described as an “island in a cold ocean,” this mountain is beautifully framed by a stunning natural tapestry. To the north, you’ll see the rising cliffs that lead to the awe-inspiring peaks of Nuptse, Lhotse Middle Peak, and Lhotse.

 

The Peregrine Treks team welcomes you to journey to Island Peak Base Camp via the Everest Base Camp Trek route. On this route, you will discover various unique attractions at critical points, such as Namche Bazaar, Lukla, Tengboche, and Phakding. Island Peak provides a climb that is both accessible and rewarding, offering unparalleled views of significant landmarks within the Khumbu region.

Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

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 the company holding the board. Then, transfer to the Hotel at Thamel, driving by private vehicle for about 25 to 30 minutes.

You will get free time after your check-in room, or you may walk on the tourist hub Thamel Street. In the evening, you will get information about the Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek trip and introduce it with a guide. The dinner plan with the cultural show will be set up in the Nepali restaurant.

Accommodation: The Everest Hotel
Meals: Not Included

Day 02: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek adventure, your journey starts right in the heart of Nepal—Kathmandu. Your first day is packed with cultural exploration as you’ll visit iconic world heritage sites around the Kathmandu Valley. From the sacred Pashupatinath Hindu Temple to the ancient Boudhanath Buddhist Stupa and the panoramic Syambhunath Monkey Temple, this day is a feast for the senses. Don’t forget the historic Kathmandu Durbar Square, a testament to Nepal’s rich history. After your insightful tour, you’ll return to your hotel to gear up for your impending climb.

Preparation is crucial for Climbing Island Peak, especially given the Island Peak Climbing Difficulty. Ensure you’ve packed the essentials for both Island Peak Trekking and the Everest Base Camp part of your journey. Remember the Island Peak Climbing Season as you finalize your gear, and double-check that your Island Peak Climbing Permit is in order.

Accommodation: The Everest Hotel
Meals: Breakfas

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft) then trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft): 40 min flight, 3-4 hours trek

After breakfast, you are taken to the Tribhuvan domestic airport to fly to Lukla Tenzing Hilary Airport with the beautiful landscape cinerary from the airstrip. It is breathing taking a flight to Lukla, and your guide would be busy arranging a porter and your luggage.

Preparation is crucial for Climbing Island Peak, especially given the Island Peak Climbing Difficulty. Ensure you’ve packed the essentials for both Island Peak Trekking and the Everest Base Camp part of your journey. Remember the Island Peak Climbing Season as you finalize your gear, and double-check that your Island Peak Climbing Permit is in order.

Accommodation: The Everest Hotel
Meals: Breakfas

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar from Phakding (3,440m/11,283ft): 5-6 hours

After breakfast, you are taken to the Tribhuvan domestic airport to fly to Lukla Tenzing Hilary Airport with the beautiful landscape cinerary from the airstrip. It is breathing taking a flight to Lukla, and your guide would be busy arranging a porter and your luggage.

Preparation is crucial for Climbing Island Peak, especially given the Island Peak Climbing Difficulty. Ensure you’ve packed the essentials for both Island Peak Trekking and the Everest Base Camp part of your journey. Remember the Island Peak Climbing Season as you finalize your gear, and double-check that your Island Peak Climbing Permit is in order.

Accommodation: The Everest Hotel
Meals: Breakfas

Day 05: Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,283 ft): Acclimatization Day

After breakfast, you are taken to the Tribhuvan domestic airport to fly to Lukla Tenzing Hilary Airport with the beautiful landscape cinerary from the airstrip. It is breathing taking a flight to Lukla, and your guide would be busy arranging a porter and your luggage.

Preparation is crucial for Climbing Island Peak, especially given the Island Peak Climbing Difficulty. Ensure you’ve packed the essentials for both Island Peak Trekking and the Everest Base Camp part of your journey. Remember the Island Peak Climbing Season as you finalize your gear, and double-check that your Island Peak Climbing Permit is in order.

Accommodation: The Everest Hotel
Meals: Breakfas

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What kind of lodging can you anticipate when you’re in the city?

For those participating in Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek, your journey begins with a comfortable stay at the Everest Hotel in Kathmandu. This hotel enjoys a convenient location, situated just a quick 15-minute drive away from Thamel, the city’s vibrant tourist center. The Everest Hotel offers a serene environment and comes equipped with a fitness center, sauna, steam room, restaurants, a bar, café, and even a swimming pool. It’s an ideal starting and ending point for your adventure.

What shower and laundry amenities are available during the trek?

For those participating in Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek, your journey begins with a comfortable stay at the Everest Hotel in Kathmandu. This hotel enjoys a convenient location, situated just a quick 15-minute drive away from Thamel, the city’s vibrant tourist center. The Everest Hotel offers a serene environment and comes equipped with a fitness center, sauna, steam room, restaurants, a bar, café, and even a swimming pool. It’s an ideal starting and ending point for your adventure.

What shower and laundry amenities are available during the trek?

For those participating in Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek, your journey begins with a comfortable stay at the Everest Hotel in Kathmandu. This hotel enjoys a convenient location, situated just a quick 15-minute drive away from Thamel, the city’s vibrant tourist center. The Everest Hotel offers a serene environment and comes equipped with a fitness center, sauna, steam room, restaurants, a bar, café, and even a swimming pool. It’s an ideal starting and ending point for your adventure.

For those participating in Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek, your journey begins with a comfortable stay at the Everest Hotel in Kathmandu. This hotel enjoys a convenient location, situated just a quick 15-minute drive away from Thamel, the city’s vibrant tourist center. The Everest Hotel offers a serene environment and comes equipped with a fitness center, sauna, steam room, restaurants, a bar, café, and even a swimming pool. It’s an ideal starting and ending point for your adventure.

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Island Peak Climbing is an experience that offers a unique blend of challenge and awe-inspiring natural beauty. Nestled in the Khumbu Valley of Nepal, approximately 100 kilometers north of Kathmandu, Island Peak, or Imja Tse, stands at 6,189 meters (20,305 feet). The ascent challenges both your physical stamina and your mental resilience. This guide delves into key preparation areas to ensure you’re well-equipped for the adventure of a lifetime.

What shower and laundry amenities are available during the trek?

Island Peak Climbing is an experience that offers a unique blend of challenge and awe-inspiring natural beauty. Nestled in the Khumbu Valley of Nepal, approximately 100 kilometers north of Kathmandu, Island Peak, or Imja Tse, stands at 6,189 meters (20,305 feet). The ascent challenges both your physical stamina and your mental resilience. This guide delves into key preparation areas to ensure you’re well-equipped for the adventure of a lifetime.

Location and Height: Setting the Scene

Island Peak Climbing is an experience that offers a unique blend of challenge and awe-inspiring natural beauty. Nestled in the Khumbu Valley of Nepal, approximately 100 kilometers north of Kathmandu, Island Peak, or Imja Tse, stands at 6,189 meters (20,305 feet). The ascent challenges both your physical stamina and your mental resilience. This guide delves into key preparation areas to ensure you’re well-equipped for the adventure of a lifetime.

Location and Height: Setting the Scene

Island Peak Climbing is an experience that offers a unique blend of challenge and awe-inspiring natural beauty. Nestled in the Khumbu Valley of Nepal, approximately 100 kilometers north of Kathmandu, Island Peak, or Imja Tse, stands at 6,189 meters (20,305 feet). The ascent challenges both your physical stamina and your mental resilience. This guide delves into key preparation areas to ensure you’re well-equipped for the adventure of a lifetime.

Location and Height: Setting the Scene

Island Peak Climbing is an experience that offers a unique blend of challenge and awe-inspiring natural beauty. Nestled in the Khumbu Valley of Nepal, approximately 100 kilometers north of Kathmandu, Island Peak, or Imja Tse, stands at 6,189 meters (20,305 feet). The ascent challenges both your physical stamina and your mental resilience. This guide delves into key preparation areas to ensure you’re well-equipped for the adventure of a lifetime.

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