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Island Peak Climbing 18 Days

Island Peak is one of the most popular trekking peak in Nepal. From Dingboche the mountain is seen as an island in a sea of ice. The summit is interesting and attractive with a highly glaciated west face rising from the Lhotse Glacier.The mountain itself is the extension of the South Ridge of Lhotse Shar seperated by a small col. The ridge rising to the south from this point leads to the summit of Island Peak. The extension of this ridge descending south-west is the part of the normal route of ascent and leads to the South Summit. Imja Tse not only provides an enjoyable climb but also provides some of the most spectacular scenery of Himalayas in the Khumbu region. Seen from the summit the giant mountains, Nuptse (7,879m), Lhotse (8,501m), Lhotse Middle Peak (8,410m) and Lhotse Shar (8,383m) make a semi circle in the north. The views of Makalu (8475m) in the east, Baruntse and Amadablam in the south add more charm for climbing Island Peak.

Trip Facts

Trip Duration 18 Days
Best Time Oct/ Nov/ March/ April   Weather in Nepal
Grade Alpine
Mode of trekking tour Camping + Tea House, Equipment and clothing Checklist 
Most Attraction of the trek

Challanging trip. Cost includes / excludes

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Transfer to the Hotel [1,338m].
Day 02: Full day sightseeing tour of Monkey Temple, Kathmandu durbar Square and Pashupatinath and Boudhanath [1,338m].
Day 03: Mountain Flight to Lukla [2,810 m] then trek to Phakdaing [2,640 m].
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar [3,440 m].
Day 05: Rest day at Namche [3,440 m] side trip to Everest view point.
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche Monastery [3860 m].
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche [4,350 m].
Day 08: Rest at Dingboche [4,350 m].
Day 09: Trek to Chhukung. [4,710 m].
Day 10: Excursion around Chukhung Ri for the best acclimatization.
Day 11: Island peak base camp [5,240 m].
Day 12: Summit Island peak [6187 m] and back to Chukhung [4,710 m].
Day 13: Trek to Tengboche [3,840m].
Day 14: Trek to Namche Bazaar [3,440 m] via Khumjung [2780 m].
Day 15: Trek to Lukla [2,810 m].
Day 16: Mountain flight Back to Kathmandu [1,338m].
Day 17: Free day in kathmandu [1,338m]..
Day 18: Trip ends! Fly back home, taking with you the memory of a life time.

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