Trip Highlights
  • Explore a different portion of the Everest region through the routes of Island Peak
  • Get gratified with the gracious views of mountains and valleys
  • Feel the pride and joy of standing on top of 6,189 meters
  • Gain one of the best mountaineering experiences in the Everest region with comparatively fewer technical challenges
  • Feel the joy of being accompanied by mountains like Ama Dablam, Cholatse, Pokalde, and some others.
  • Enjoy the gracious beauty of the Chhukung Valley
  • Adventurously camp in the Island Peak Base Camp

Island Peak Climbing 20-Days takes you on a glorious adventure destined to get you thrilled, stirring your nomadic emotions with Island Peak Expedition 2022-2023. Detailed with the astonishing Himalayan Scenery and needing proper acclimatization, the Island Peak climb is wonderfully surreal. Imja Tse Expedition in Nepal, with the peak standing at a great altitude of 6,189m, is surely one of the fascinating adventures in Nepal which imposes the need for some technical training. While following the Island Peak Climbing Itinerary 2022, one gets the best adrenaline pump.

“With the stunning superb mountain vistas, Island Peak climbing expedition is the discovery of the snow-filled hypnotizing peaks.”

Island Peak Climbing Trip Offers

The Island Peak Climbing 2023 takes you off on a fun-filled trek all the way to the spectacular Dingboche at 4,352m via the Sherpa capital of the bustling and hustling Namche Bazaar in Everest of Nepal at 3,446m. As we reach the heart of Sherpa villages, we begin our acclimatization process with the exploration of the surroundings as we get to know the place with its people while spending our two blissful nights here in the gracious village. On our way to the top, as we walk further ahead in the trip, we will meet with many Sherpa villages of Everest like that of Pheriche at 4200m. We will be greeted with kindness and be treated with hospitality. As a part of our Island Peak Climbing Package, we will also be carrying Kala Patthar Hike in Everest very early in the morning and enjoy our reward of panoramic sights of Himalayan giants ranging from the 7000 to 8000m with every twist and turns. Likewise, we will go for a short Everest Base Camp Trekking through Gorak Shep. The walk will come in handy in the Island Peak Climbing Trip as it will build some level of strength to fight against challenges.

Attractions of Island Peak summit

Through the Everest Island Peak Expedition, we will be gaining profound rewards of scenarios like; Chukung valley at 4,780m of Everest which is absolutely gorgeous is one of the major attractions of the Island Peak Climb Route as well as the Island Peak Summit. You are certain to be mesmerized by what the beautifully formed valley has to offer from its heritages to its overall existence. We also have the Dingboche of Khumbu; the beauty of which cannot be justified with just words; it’s a beautiful village filled with tiny pretty settlements and kind people living an honest life. You will be joyed to see the view and enjoy its existence.

Similarly, the Pokalde peak of Khumbu is an astounding sight to look at, at 5,806m. It’s one of the very beautiful peaks in Khumbu, the view of which you can enjoy through the Island Peak Elevation. We also have Cholatse peak, which soars high up to the elevation of 6,440m along with Nuptse at 7,861m, Makalu at 8,481m which is well-known for Makalu Expedition, Lhotse south faces 8,516m, and some of the gorgeous sights of mystical landscapes. Likely to that, Ama Dablam which is seen from all sides of Everest looks astonishing from Island Peak; the peak which is also known for its remarkable Ama Dablam Expedition. Trust us, it’s absolutely stunning.

Discoveries in the Island Peak Climbing Trails

The wilderness of the Everest region is truly a gift of nature to this world filled with mesmerizing wilderness existing as a habitat to gorgeous species of plants and animals. Rare wildlife in Khumbu like Himalayan Thar, Musk deer, wild yak, snow leopard, Red Panda, and other incredible animals can be encountered with the support of luck. The Island Peak Climbing Trails in Nepal will carry you through the authentic and beautiful aspects of the Khumbu region including their gracious mountain culture. Villages in the Imja Tse route are a part of such aspects. The unique villages filled with the settlement of Sherpa will give you a chance to look more deeply into what the existence of the region is all about. Chukung and Lobuche of Everest are some fine examples of the villages which are led through the Island Peak Climb Route Map. Not only this much, but Namche Bazaar is also absolutely exciting and so is the grand Everest View Hotel shining with services high up in the Himalayan land. Similarly, Tengboche Monastery will be a big attraction since it is the heart and soul of the Sherpa people.

Island Peak Climbing Difficulty Level

For a journey like this, we need a high level of rest for acclimatization in Island Peak Climb Adventure and once we get adjusted here, then there will be a very rare chance for us to catch altitude sickness in Everest with the changing elevations. A trek lasting for two weeks, the major goal of which is the summit of Island Peak is indeed a league on its own. Being one of the most renowned peaks of 6000m in the Solukhumbu region, one requires proper physical fitness and sincere dedication for the Summiting which has been graded Alpine 2B on the grounds of Island Peak Climbing Difficulty Level. Although, mountaineering experience is not a compulsion but still requires being in the proper position of health and security for the Island Peak Trekking and Climbing experience. We will be gradually acclimatizing along the way and finally begin our summit from the High camp of Island Peak which is led to us through the Island Peak Base Camp.

Island Peak Climbing Season

The best time to undertake one of the challenging endeavors in the country is when the weather is favorable and there are the chances of facing comparatively few Challenges in Island Peak Climb. So the best time to go for the climb is in the right Island Peak Climbing Season which is in spring and autumn. Months like February, March, April, May, September, October, November, and early December are considered the most favorable Climbing Seasons in Nepal. So, we need to make the proper choice of the season for the undertaking of the adventure to bring the most out of this extraordinary Adventure amongst the mighty Himalayas of Everest.

Why you Should Choose Nepal Nomad as your Traveling Companion for Island Peak Climbing

Nepal Nomad is a traveling company having experience in the traveling field for almost 15 years. Licensed and Experienced in different sectors of traveling; Nepal Nomad has been striving to put ahead of the best traveling services to its nomads from all over the world. With encouraging and good reviews as well as the love and support of people who have joined us for traveling, Nepal Nomad been able to come this far. One can even get their own Island Peak Climb Departure Dates or any sort of Itinerary Customized. Nepal Nomad truly cares about its companions. Our Professional and experienced Nepal Nomad Climbing Team with the certificates of NNMGA and IFMGA is ever ready to assist you in the journey through their applied first-aid, evacuation, and map reading services learned from high-level training.

Itinerary

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On the first day of your arrival at the airport, our men will be there for you and drop you at your hotel. We will also hold a pre trekking meeting after your refreshment. A beautiful day in the city of Kathmandu awaits ahead of you. You will absolutely enjoy this day in comfort.

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1360m

Today our day starts with a crispy breakfast and tour in Kathmandu valley. Our touring places will be heritages sites of the valley and they are Swayambhunath Stupa which holds the integrity of both Buddhism and Hinduism, Boudhanath Stupa which holds a special place in the World Heritage list as one of the very gorgeous and meaningful Stupas, Pashupatinath Temple; the major Hindu temple for which hundreds of Hindu pilgrims come to worship from all over the world. And Kathmandu durbar square also is beautifully known as the Basantapur Durbar Square situated in the heart of Kathmandu. Our professional touring guide will make sure that you have the best day. You will be made known about all the important significance of the places you will be visiting.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1360m

After an early morning breakfast fast, we take the early morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Flight time is about 35 to 40 minutes. After landing we will refresh ourselves and in the afternoon we will start our trek to Phakding. We will slowly begin to descend towards the Dudh Kosi River, where we join the main trail to Namche Bazaar, just above Chaurikharka at 2713m. 

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Phakding
  • Altitude: 2652m

The fourth day invites three hours of trekking all the way to 2,835 meters where Monjo is situated at. The path carries us through the beautifully enclosed rhododendron and pine forest which is gorgeous in the spring months. After we come across the Dudh Kosi at Benkar where there are tantalizing glimpses of the snow peaks Thamserku and Kusum Kanguru. The day has been deliberately kept short to aid acclimatization, a very important process that’s good for the body.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Monjo
  • Altitude: 2835m

On day five, the trek for today proves a little to be ruthless as it includes the tiring ascent to Namche Bazaar. We begin from Monjo to make our way through the path and head Namche. The hike proceeds to the upstream on flat terrain where we come to the right bank, to the junction of the Dudh Koshi and the Bhote Koshi rivers. From around here, we begin a steep ascent to the Namche Bazaar. Afterward, we cross the suspension bridge above the river; we gradually pace to the Namche.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude: 3446m

For the proper adjustment to the altitude, we stay at Namche for the second dusk. Namche is a sincerely astonishing and prosperous small town which is located in a large hollow. It obtained its value during the period when lowland grains of Nepal were traded for the Tibetan salt. We will also go hiking to see the world's highest placed Inn, Hotel Everest View. We also suggest you see sunrise and sunset from the National Park Headquarters as you can see an amazing insight. The sight is gorgeously beautiful with the exciting scenario of the Khumbu peaks and the great Everest.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude: 3440m

From Namche, we ascend steeply to the airstrip at Shyangboche and then continue on to our lunch spot in Khumjung, the largest village in the region. Elevating high above the Khumjung village is the rocky sacred peak of Khumbilya (5761m) as this is often depicted in religious paintings, or Thankas, as a white-faced figure on a white horse, the home of the guardian goddess of the region. Passing through beautiful birch forest and on treeless, grassy slopes to a stupa (3992m) on top of a rocky ridge at Mangla is the trail contours around Khumbilya's lower slopes. Phortse can come across the valley as a beautiful village set in a patchwork of stone-walled fields. From the stupa we down the hill a series of switchback paths to the Dudh Koshi River, 300 m below at Phortse.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Phortse Bridge
  • Altitude: 3670m

Out from the Phortse, through the high crest of the Imja Khola, we ascend there for about 3 hrs. Along the way keep an eye open for high on the steep slopes of the valley, the Himalayan Thar, Danphe Pheasant, and Musk Deer. Where the peak of Ama Dablam dominates the skyline, we ascend and descend gradually to the village of Pangboche. With the view of the beautiful monastery that once housed the legendary Yeti scalp, we will take lunch here. Before crossing the Imja Khola and Pheriche, we gradually ascend high above the Imja Khola passing the tea houses at the Orsho.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Pheriche
  • Altitude: 4200m

We proceed with our hike for today with the majestic peaks of Tawache on the left and the mighty Cholatse. We then step up to the foot of the Khumbu Glacier; Before zigzagging up through the boulders of the glacier's terminal moraine a good spot to have lunch is definitely the tea house at Dughla. Built as memorials to the many Sherpas who died while climbing Mt Everest, at the top of this climb, there are many stone cairns. Then we ultimately reach the Lobuche.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lobuche
  • Altitude: 4928m

After Lobuche, a gradual climb enables you to build the rhythm required when walking at a greater elevation. We’ll arrive at Gorak Shep around the time for lunch and then after some rest, we head off for Everest Base Camp. The trek leading to the base camp can be attained within three hours. Though the base camp doesn’t offer views of Everest, we will still be able to see the gorgeously standing Everest Ice Fall.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Gorak Shep
  • Altitude: 5160m

Today, it is downhill most of the way, as we retrace our steps to Duglha and descend to Dingboche. At a delicious lunch, we head to cross the Khumbu Khola which is on a wooden suspension bridge, and then we follow the way to Dingboche. The track is downward through the Lobuche to Dingboche where we can get a stunning sight of the silver mountain landscape of the gleam on the sunlight.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Dingboche
  • Altitude: 4352m

Starting from Dingboche we head up through the village, following the Imja Khola valley. The climb is gradual, crossing small streams, through open alpine pastures with fine views of Island Peak at the head of the valley. We will make it to the Chukhung lodge in time for lunch, with the afternoon free to rest and acclimatize. If you feel boosted enough, you can head up the valley towards the old moraines that flow down from Lhotse. The sight of the massive Lhotse Wall and Ama Dablam are particularly impressive hereabouts. 

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Chukhung
  • Altitude: 4780m

Today we follow the path to the valley for about three hours and then head to the majestic Lhotse south face. The Island Peak Base Camp is taken as our first step of climbing towards the peak which is right by the Imja Glacier which is connected gradually to the summit of the great Island peak. We will get to the base camp with less than four hours of hiking through the Island Peak climb route which is steeper leading to a higher altitude.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Island Peak Base Camp
  • Altitude: 5200m

We hike a little further to high camp where we will relax for a breather and make ultimate preparations for the big climb tomorrow. We will make some steep ascents to the High Camp situated at 5600 meters and follow a max of three hours journey to the high camp where we will do some training as well. 

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: High Camp
  • Altitude: 5600m

Leading to the glacier, we pass through the gully above the camp to the narrow crest for another hour, where we then put our crampons and rope up beginning the exciting part of ascending. This is followed by a steep snow slope which will lead us to the summit ridge. After summiting the peak and enjoying the glorious feeling, we begin heading down all the way to Chhukung transforming the climb again back to trekking. We will then be celebrating the extraordinary achievement in the mealtime when we get back to our accommodation. After all, it’s the achievement that will be talked about for years and years.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Summit
  • Altitude: 6189m

After breakfast follows the Imja Khola valley and trek to Dingboche. From Dingboche, we cross the Khumbu Khola and ascend a short steep trail to the top of a small ridge for great views of the Imja valley, Ama Dablam, and Kantega. We go downhill to the small town at Shomare and Orsho and later come across the Lower Pangboche and come to the suspension bridge of the Imja Khola River. We’ll then ascend gradually through Debuche and onto Thyangboche where we’ll spend the night.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tengboche
  • Altitude: 3867m

From Tengboche, the amazingly beautiful route leads us downward through beautiful forests of juniper, rhododendron, and fir taking to Phunkitenga. We then cross the amazing Dudh Kosi and climb to Trashinga, further heading to Monjo.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Monjo
  • Altitude: 3440m

It is day 18 and the last day of the trek, we take a brief walk along the valley before the ultimate climb to the flight at the Lukla. Then we will have our meal and in the afternoon you are free to explore around or relax or stay cozy.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lukla
  • Altitude: 2800m

We will head to Kathmandu through an exciting flight from Lukla and get directly connected to our hotel through our private vehicle for proper rest.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 2800m

On the twentieth day, we will get ready for your departure from the country after sharing our goodbyes. 

  • Meals: breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1360m

What's Included

  • 3 night's standard luxury accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan
  • All meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • The arrival picks up and departure drop. 
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu for client and trek leader.
  • All trekking and climbing arrangements including trekking and climbing permits, National Park entrance fees, accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations, and other allowances. 
  • Trek bag, basic first aid kit carried by your leader. no single supplement is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain. 
  • Kathmandu food:- lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees. Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs. Personal expenditure, All bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing Water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become a responsible traveler.          
  • Tipping for trek crew (driver, trek leader, and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected). Meals or drinks except for 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, Personal clothing, and equipment, Travel insurance, Optional trips.      
  •  Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.

DEPARTURE DATES & PRICE

Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
01 Sep, 2021 - 21 Sep, 2021GuaranteedUS$2700

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience to have or needed to acquire for Climbing Island Peak

Island Peak mountaineering is one of the toughest endeavors in the climbing adventure field and for that one must have some experience walking on difficult land structures. It is necessary to be comfortable walking long distances for accomplishing the summit of Island Peak. Trekking and Hiking experience will be of great help for Island Peak summiting. Health will play a great role in the adventure. In case you have some severe problems regarding your health, it is suggested to re-think the endeavor as it will be a lot more challenging for you than it is for a person of sound health. But will can conquer any odds and if you have enough will to take on the challenge, we will be supporting you to the end

Regarding meeting and the Island Peak climbing Insurance

We shall organize a professional yet friendly meeting before the trip for proper discussions and organization of the trip as the team members of the journey. Likewise, It is mandatory to have Insurance as the booking terms and conditions of Nepal Nomad. It must include aspects like Medical service, Emergency evacuation, and trip cancellation. It must cover the altitude range from 3000m to 6000m.

A normal day in the Island Peak Journey

Waking up early in the morning, Having available breakfast, Getting refreshed and packing to head out to a new destination, Having lunch in the Island Peak Climb Route, Reaching accommodation before sunset, and having Dinner before sleep is what a normal day looks like in the Island Peak Itinerary.

Accommodations and meals in Island Peak Voyage

There will usually be family-run lodges whereas Camping might be an option in certain places. There are most chances of having Shared bathroom facilities only and the warmth you will enjoy in the Himalayas will be the warmth coming from the Chimney. Be prepared of encountering only rare chances of showering at a high altitude as the lodge will be quite crowded.

As per the Island Peak Climbing Package, you will be provided with three meals a day which has availability of breakfast, lunch, and Dinner. Breakfast and Dinner are usually situated in different destinations as per the itinerary whereas breakfast and lunch can be taken in the same place or lunch can be planned for mid-route.

Ways to conduct Responsible Travel and Transportation Services in the Island Peak Journey

Showing respect to the heritage and culture of Nepalis how we conduct a nomadic venture in Nepal. Respectful attitudes towards the environment, belief systems, lifestyle, language, traditions, and cultures are highly encouraged. Similar to that, the Transportation services used in the Island Peak Journey are the private vehicles in the city and airplanes to get connected to Lukla.

Altitude Sickness in Island Peak Climbing

Standing as one of the major challenges and obstacles in high trekking regions, altitude sickness is indeed a little threatening for adventurers as it may put a stop to all the fun and thrills. There are chances of experiencing three major stages of altitude sickness like Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE), and High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE). So in order to avoid catching it, we acclimatize at various spots as per our itinerary plan. If someone catches it, they are immediately rushed down to a lower altitude and taken care of there. If the case becomes more and more severe, then emergency evacuation is carried out.

FAQs

You will be needing Island Peak climbing Permit as well as the Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS) card and the Sagarmatha National Park permit. Your guide will help you in attaining the general permits required in different destinations.

Nepal Nomad is highly focused on your safety and security no matter the circumstance and shall always put efforts to meet your best interest during the Island Peak Journey. The team shall be carrying proper first-aid kits and equipment used for evacuation if any situation requires its need.

In the company of Nepal Nomad, your Island Peak Climbing Adventure shall be the safest trip no matter your gender.

The status is basic in the lodges and hotels of the Island Peak Summiting Routes, so it shall not be wise to expect any form of luxury. Likewise, there shall not be any facility available in the off-routes of Island Peak Climb but you shall not worry about toilet status as long as you are in the city which offers different facilities.

Yes, such gears which are used for mountaineering purposes and are of top-level shall be obtainable on rent but the same cannot be considered about basic level equipment which needs to be arranged on our own.

The condition of communication services shall grow weaker and uncertain as we go deeper into the journey to the top due to the extreme conditions of the Himalayas with difficult weather patterns.

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