Island peak climbing
An adventurous feat and climb on top stunning Island Peak with spectacular views Exciting walks to Everest Base Camp and at Kalapathar with wonderful scenery of mountains Within high green hills covered with tall rhododendron-magnolia and pines tree lines Walk into alpine hills covered with green woodland then on arctic zone of ice and glaciers Explore around traditional Sherpa villages with colorful Buddhism religion and lively cultures Scenic flights to and from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu with array of mountain range views.
Island Peak Climb within high Khumbu and scenic valley hidden beyond series of giant peaks just south of towering South Face of Everest and Lhotse, a classic adventure on to the summit at above 6,160 m and 20,328 ft high in the midst of magnificent Imja-Tse valley. Island Peak also is known as Imja-Tse Himal, as it is situated in the middle of the beautiful valley placed like an Island thus the name christened as Island Peak, while on the list of NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) recognized with Imja-Tse.
The grade of Island Peak Climb, we used from French and Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification Systems as PD + which means ‘Per Difficult’ the grading widely used worldwide for alpine climb of a day or more, where climb and trek leads over moraine, ice and glaciers and the climber requires full climbing gear with necessary equipment for the ascent on top Island Peak Climb. We have designed the program and itinerary days much flexible so that all interested climbers and adventurers can join in this fantastic Island Peak Climb, as we have set the trip with enough acclimatization days with the walk to Everest base camp and climb of Kalapathar before the climb of Island Peak. After getting fully prepared as well with some practice course on treks then heading for the Big Climb facing glorious panorama of mountains in the harmony of local Sherpa age-old culture and warm hospitality, where our adventure to Island Peak Climb starts with the flight to Lukla and then ending after a successful ascent back in Kathmandu.Truly an adventure for all interested climbers and trekkers including beginners in mountaineering before planning major expeditions, where Island Peak Climb an ideal mountain as an introduction to Himalayan advice.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu 1,345 m and then transfer to respective Hotels
Day 02: Kathmandu with interesting sightseeing tour and preparations for trek-climb.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,830 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m – 04 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 06 hrs.
Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and local excursion.
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche 3,860 m-05hrs
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche 4,210m -06hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Chhukung 4,730 M – 05 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Island Peak Base Camp 4,970m – 03 hrs.
Day 10: Climb to High Camp 5,400 m – 04 hrs.
Day 11: Ascent of Island Peak – 06 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Dingboche 4,360 m – 06 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Kyanjima – 3,570 m – 06 hrs.
Day 14: Trek to Monjo via Namche Bazaar – 05 hrs.
Day 15: Trek to Lukla – 04 hrs.
Day 16: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
Day 17: In Kathmandu free and spare day for individual activities.
Day 18 : International departure for homeward bound.