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Island Peak Climbing - 15 Days

Island Peak Climbing - 15 Days

Summit Island Peak, also known as Imja Tse peak at 6,189 meters inside Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park

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Trip Facts

Trip Overview

  • Summit of Island Peak, also known as Imja Tse Peak at 6,189 meters.
  • Stunning views of world’s popular mountain ranges including Mt
    Everest, Mt Nuptse, Mt Lhotse, Mt Baruntse, Amadablam and many other
    snowcapped peaks.
  • Explore rich Buddhist culture and charming Sherpa villages with their unique way of living.
  • Walk through popular route of EBC trail and split towards beautiful Chhukung Valley.

Island Peak also is known as Imja Tse Peak is a part of the eastern Himalayas located inside Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park. This is one of the popular and highly climbed peaks in Nepal categorized as a “Trekking peak” by Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) which is impressively rising at the southern ridge of Lhotse Shar. Eric Shipton named the peak in 1951 after he had seen the sea of ice over the peak. The Swiss trekking team in 1956 AD were the first one to climb Island peak. They opted for their warm-up preparation of Mt. Everest and Mt. Lhotse Expedition, trip rewards with stunning views of the world’s popular mountains including Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Baruntse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Lhotse Shar,  and many other snowcapped Himalayas.

Island Peak adds more fun and adventure to Himalaya Trekking Packages. Island Peak  Himalayas elevation range up to 6189 m and the base camp at 5,087 meters. The weather may reach max up to 25°C in the Peak climbing season. you can trek island peak most of the time of the year.  But, during the stature of rainstorm months (part of the way through June to end of August). Additionally, notwithstanding throughout the winter, individuals have effectively scaled the mountain, albeit chilly climate could be inconvenient for a few, particularly on the off chance that you are a fledgling mountain dweller. Although, it isn’t so much that the mountain is in fact hard proportional, however, it rather relies upon how agreeable you are with the boundaries of winter months.

Apart from this short and direct route itinerary of Island Peak Climbing, it has many other routes that depend upon the holiday duration of adventure seekers such as Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek, Gokyo Lake to Everest Base Camp with Island Peak Climbing.

Daily Itinerary

Whats Included / Excluded

  • 4 Nights stay in Kathmandu with BB Plan (3 star rated hotel/resort)
  • Tea House accommodation at available places and tented camps where tea houses are not available as per mentioned in itinerary.
  • American Meal Plan during the trek and camp (breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea/coffee)
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu with Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and Climbing team
  • A day sightseeing in Kathmandu with experienced city guide, all entrance fees and private vehicle
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight
  • All ground transportation by private vehicle including airport arrival and departure transfer
  • Climbing permits for Island Peak (Imja Tse Peak)
  • Trekking/Climbing route map, trekking pole and duffel bag
  • All required trekking permits and national park fees
  • Experienced trekking & climbing guide
  • Required number of porters basically 2:1 ratio
  • All necessary climbing gears
  • Kitchen equipment and camping equipment during climbing period
  • General first aid kids
  • Insurance (altitude climbing insurance for climbing guide), clothing and salary for staffs
  • All government taxes and necessary paper work
Not Included
  • Your personal travel insurance (we highly recommend to make your insurance for any peak climbing adventure trips in Nepal)
  • International airfares (we can provide it on request)
  • Personal climbing gears (we can arrange your personal climbing gears too on request)
  • Cost of personal expenses
  • Tips for trekking and climbing crew

Fixed Departures

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Essential Information

Island (Imja Tse) Peak | Climbing Trek:

Officially regulated day to day itinerary of 15 days Island Peak Climbing adventure package trip with Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and Climbing Pvt. Ltd begins after spending a day in the capital city Kathmandu with a day guided sightseeing tour around world heritage sites of UNESCO. Then we make a short picturesque flight to Tenzing–Hillary Airport at Lukla which is an entrance of Khumbu & Everest. From Lukla, we start our walking journey through gentle ascends followed by few descends, crossing the bank of Dudh Koshi River, cross many mani walls, stone carvings and dense forests of Pine all the way to Phakding and Namche Bazaar.Namche Bazaar is also known as ‘kingdom of Sherpas’. Namche Bazaar is a perfect place to spend another night by making a day hike to Syangboche view point at 3,780m/12,398ft as an acclimatization day.

After Namche Bazaar, we continue the trek continuously following the main trail of Everest Base Camp until we reach at Dingboche. After there, the trail goes straight forward towards Island Peak Base Camp at 5,087 meters via beautiful Chhukung valley. From Base camp, we need to begin the steep ascend, start a day in around 2-3 AM early in the morning. There is not challenging and difficult section until around 5,600 meters, after there we need to follow rocky steeps and canyon. When we reach at the top of the gorge, we walk across the steep snow and ice slope where our experience guide will set up the fixed ropes for around 100 meters until the summit.

Island peak difficulty is high relatively because of steep ascends, also can set up high camp at 5,600 meters to reduce long day efforts to summit the Island Peak in a single day. After having a short and special time at the summit ridge of Island Peak, we safely retrace our steeps to Base camp and return Lukla via the same trail by getting a wonderful memory of Island Peak Himalays trek with experienced climbing team of AMN.

Please check our Island Peak itinerary for more details of trek. If you have any queries about Permits and costs, you are appreciated to Contact us..

Island Peak Weather | Best Time to Climb

Island Peak can be endeavored during the time except for during the stature of rainstorm months (part of the way through June to end of August). Notwithstanding throughout the winter, individuals have effectively scaled the mountain, albeit chilly climate could be inconvenient for a few, particularly on the off chance that you are a fledgling mountain dweller. It isn’t so much that the mountain is in fact hard proportional, however, it rather relies upon how agreeable you are with the boundaries of winter months.

Although the pinnacle can be scaled nearly all year, the best and The most reasonable time to endeavor Island Peak are during spring (March to early June) and fall (September to November). The spring climbing season additionally harmonizes with Everest climbing, so en route you will probably experience many campaign groups heading for the Everest during the long periods of April and May.

The climate will be more clear during pre-winter in Nepal, and it is by a wide margin the most well-known time to scale the pinnacle. This is likewise, the best time to visit Nepal, and this period is when most travelers lean toward trekking in the mountains. It is conceivable that this post-rainstorm period can here and there get somewhat swarmed, however, on the other side, you can be certain that you will have the best climate and climbing conditions.

So there you have it! If the standard climbing seasons don’t fit with your calendar and you need to encounter something other than what’s expected from the standard thing, an off-season excursion can likewise be a smart thought. Or then again on the off chance that you would prefer not to take any risks with the climate you can simply select the normal seasons. Regardless, the experience that is Island Peak climbing is there hanging tight for you.

Dinners | Island Peak

During our excursion, we can appreciate Nepali, Tibetan, Indian just as the more typical mainland cooking styles. Breakfast(only) will be given during your stay in Kathmandu though all suppers (breakfast, lunch and supper) will be accessible during the trek and climb. While trekking, breakfast will be assumed similarly situated we remain the night. Comparable courses of action can likewise be made for supper. Lunch will be taken in transit to the following goal. During climbing session, clean crisply prepared sustenance will be given. There will likewise be welcome and goodbye meals in Kathmandu.

Group Composition

Trekking : While trekking, we will give you a completely prepared, English talking, experienced trekking guide. Each 4 individuals are qualified for 1 collaborator guide, likewise 1 doorman for each two individuals to convey the gear.

Climbing : We will give you an authorized, English talking, veteran climbing guide. There is likewise the arrangement of right hand guides, for a gathering size of 2-4 individuals; there will be 1 principle guide and 1 collaborator guide. In a gathering size of 5-8 individuals, there will be 1 fundamental guide and 2 right hand guides. At last with a gathering of 9-12 individuals, we will offer you 1 primary guide and 3 partner aides. Other staff individuals will incorporate one encountered cook and important Sherpa staff, mostly collaborators who will help with setting up camps during the trip.

This course of action of staff will guarantee the wellbeing of every single part in the gathering; likewise, if any part becomes sick, the trek will in any case proceed as arranged. If you don’t mind likewise note that the greatest number of individuals in a gathering will be 12, as this is the ideal size for an effective excursion.

Leader(s) and Staff Arrangements

The most noteworthy thing that makes our Island pinnacle Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek effective, agreeable and paramount is the gifted, experienced, gracious and accommodating trek pioneer and the team individuals with the capacity of working our days in the mountain easily. The best and most expert pioneers will drive our trek. All of Adventure Mountain’s trekking pioneers are painstakingly chosen based on their fitting knowledge, authority abilities and individual inclination. With a target of continuing nearby networks, Himalayan icy mass just uses neighborhood staff who have sufficient information about culture, biological system, vegetation, fauna, geology, and history of their neighborhood area/s.

The trek and campaign pioneers have experienced the accompanying trainings:

  • Serious Wilderness First Aid
  • Trekking Guide Training
  • Eco Trekking Workshop and Adventure Meet
  • English Language
  • Preservation and Biodiversity
  • Shake ascending, Ice Climbing and Mountaineering (for undertaking pioneers)
  • To meet Adventure Mountains’s group, look at the Guide Profile Page

Doorman Care

Although, frequently ignored, it’s no embellishment to state the whole trekking and undertaking industry in Nepal is based on the back of persevering nearby doormen. It is their indefatigable endeavors conveying supplies, hardware and stuff that make traveling to these remote territories conceivable. Consequently, we are solidly dedicated to doorman rights. We ensure that every one of our watchmen is all around treated, generously compensated and we give the degree of asylum, attire and footwear that these brutal conditions request. Watchmen who become wiped out are treated with a similar consideration and consideration as other colleagues and we have recently utilized helicopters – to our detriment – to protect doormen from risky circumstances. We bolster crafted by the International Porter Protection Group (IPPG), making our assets accessible to them to help improve the working states of the doormen. (Worldwide Porters Progress Group)

Mindful Tourism Practice

Himalayan Region of Nepal is amazingly delightful, yet similarly delicate. Future ages have the same amount of a privilege to welcome it as we do thus the travel industry has a commitment to ensure and safeguard it. Adventure Mountain utilizes a ‘zero effect’ arrangement on the regular habitat and the conventional networks that live there. Adventure Mountain, in this way, implements number of do’s and don’ts. Adventure Mountain’s accomplished staffs can exhort us on the best way to limit our effect on the nearby condition. To discover increasingly about the tidy up crusades and natural mindfulness occasions, Adventure Mountain works with KEEP. peruse more…

Travel Insurance

It is a condition after joining any of Adventure Mountain’s outings that all customers be guaranteed for far-reaching costs that may bring about because of medicinal issues or mishaps (this incorporates air emergency vehicle, helicopter salvage, and treatment costs). Kindly note that we don’t organize or sell protection.


Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek’s agenda is arranged with a high level of attention to AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). Going up at higher elevations too quick causes an ailment genuine enough to bring about death. The higher the height, the less oxygen will be noticeable all around. For instance, at an elevation above of 5000m, there is half less oxygen than adrift level. In this way, our body needs numerous days to adjust to a domain with less-oxygen. During this excursion, a different day is saved (in Namche Bazaar) for acclimatization. Additionally, the visit to Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar will enable you to adapt to the high elevation before setting out on the Island Peak Climb.

Adventure Mountain exhorts guest(s) with known heart, lungs or blood infections to counsel their primary care physician before voyaging. Gentle migraines, fever, loss of hunger or stomach issue are indications of AMS. Look at the “Height sickness” by Dr Jim Duff.. Adventure Mountain’s schedules should attempt to anticipate AMS however much as expected. In any case, recall that a few guests are more defenseless than others.

Physical Condition and Experience Requirements

Island Peak is anything but a specialized pinnacle however you will at present require a decent stamina to summit it. It requires no earlier climbing background; anyway having some learning on utilizing climbing types of gear will even now be an advantage. There will likewise be a pre – ice climbing preparing for members in the Island Peak base camp. The preparation will generally be tied in with using climbing apparatuses, for example, ropes, ice pick, bridle, crampons.

Island Peak climbing mostly requires 5-6 hours of strolling each day. In the summiting day it will require you to stroll for up to for 10-12 hours. Along these lines, we exhort it that you set yourself up by running or strolling 12 km consistently for around 3 months before your genuine outing. Comprehend that by picking Island Peak trip, you are thinking about strolling in high elevation and remote zone for a long time. So as to make your Island Peak climbing fruitful you should have bunches of resolve, the capacity to endure brutal climate conditions alongside sensible wellness and stamina. It is essential for members with previous ailments, for example, heart, lung, and blood sicknesses to counsel their PCP before taking the excursion. Additionally, ensure you make your conditions known to Adventure Mountain at the season of booking.

Best Time to Travel

Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) are the greatest months for this excursion. Although Island Peak can be move during winter, the cool temperature probably won’t be appropriate for everybody.

Types of gear and Packing List

This rundown is a rule to enable you to pack for trekking and pinnacle climbing. Additionally, it would be ideal if you comprehend that the things recorded underneath will change a touch of as per the season and the trek length. Those things set apart by a reference mark (*) are given by Adventure Mountain comprehensive in the administration. Keep in mind that your gear will be conveyed by your watchman, however you are required to convey a daypack (with your assets or anything significant) all alone. We likewise recommend that you pack just what is vital.

Significant reports and things

  • Substantial identification, 2 additional international ID size photographs, aircraft tickets
  • Separate photocopies of identification, visa structure (effectively acquired at Kathmandu airplane terminal), verification of protection
  • Dollars in real money for obtaining Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airplane terminal
  • Mastercards, bank/ATM/money machine cards for pulling back assets from money machines (bring a photocopy of your cards)

Individual Climbing Gears:

  • Ice hatchet
  • Crampons
  • Tackle
  • Tape slings (2)
  • Screwgate karabiners (2 lock, 2 open)
  • Descender/eight figure
  • Plastic mountaineering boots
  • Ascender/Jhumar
  • Head protector

Gathering Climbing Gears:

  • Day off
  • Rope*
  • Ice hammer*
  • Ice screw*


  • Handkerchief or head scarf, additionally helpful for dusty conditions
  • Warm cap that covers your ears (fleece or engineered)
  • Headlamp with additional batteries and bulbs
  • Shades with UV insurance
  • Solution shades (whenever required)

Chest area

  • Polypropylene shirts (1 half sleeve and 2 long sleeves)
  • Light and campaign weight warm tops
  • Downy breeze plug coat or pullover
  • Waterproof (ideally breathable texture) shell coat
  • Down vest or potentially coat *
  • Violence Tex coat with hood, waterproof and breathable


  • 1 sets of lightweight poly-liner gloves
  • 1 sets of lightweight fleece or downy gloves
  • 1 sets of gloves; comprises of 1 Gore-Tex over glove coordinated, waterproof, polar-downy glove liner

Lower Body

  • Non-cotton clothing briefs
  • some climbing shorts
  • 1 sets of climbing pants
  • 1 sets of lightweight warm bottoms
  • 1 sets of downy or woolen pants
  • some waterproof shell pants, breathable texture


  • 2 sets of slim, lightweight inward socks
  • 2 sets of overwhelming poly or fleece socks
  • 1 sets of climbing boots with extra bands (solid soles, water safe, lower leg support, “broken in”)
  • 1 sets of mentors or running shoes as well as shoes
  • Cotton socks
  • Gaiters


  • 1 camping bed – 30 degree centigrade
  • Downy camping cot liner

Backpack and Travel Bags

  • 1 medium backpack or 1 enormous duffel sack *
  • Daypack/knapsack of 35 to 50 liters for conveying your assets, ought to have great shoulder cushioning
  • Little locks for duffel-pack sacks
  • 2 enormous waterproof backpack covers (optional)

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