TRIP ACTIVITY

Everest Region

DURATION

18 Nights / 19 Days

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel/Lodge & tent

Island Peak Climbing Nepal

Island Peak Climbing Nepal,6189m is the most popular trekking peak to climb in Everest region. It is located on top of the Chukung glacier between Ama Dablam and Lhotse peaks, the most sought after trekking destination because of its challenging geographical conditions. This mountain was named “Island Peak” in 1952 AD, by a climbing team of Eric Shipton, due to its striking location in the middle of the Chhukung valley, like an Island on a sea of ice. Island peak was first ascended in 1953 by a British team as preparation for climbing Everest.

Island Peak climbing trip fulfills the dream of every amateur and serious climbers, who have been seeking the thrill of adventure and wish to take adventure climbing trips beyond simply trekking in Everest. Island peak is the most popular trekking peak in Nepal. 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 separated by a small col.

 

The Island peak climbing is not technically challenging it is unquestionably physically demanding which is graded as Alpine PD+. Among all the trekking peaks in Nepal, Island peak is the most popular as it is suitable to all beginners and experienced trekkers which offers an thrilling climbing experience beyond simply trekking in Nepal together with hike to worlds famous Everest base camp. This strenuous plus expedition rises to an altitude of 6189m / 20,305 feet. However, anyone with sound fitness can join because altitude and acclimatization process is the major issue than the level of fitness. Mountain Monarch has an itinerary so designed as to provide ample time for acclimatization strategy with slow pacing and multiple side excursions. The level of Island peak climbing success with Mountain Monarch has always been far above the ground.

 

We run all our trip in responsible way with safety and comfort as possible at its highest standard. We ensure the medical trained and experienced group leader to lead your trip to Island peak expedition. We ensure the proper safety back up like Oxygen and medical box in dealing with any problems that may arise. Proud to share with you that Mountain Monarch is the pioneering company having responsible trekking policy of 01 Trekker:01 porter so you can have own pace and flexibility on trip. No doubt you can boast that you have your own personal porter who is traveling light with bigger smile.

Trips Details

Day 01:Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Day 02:Rock climbing course at Kathmandu or Half day guided city tours of Kathmandu.
Day 03:Kathmandu to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft) & trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft), 3-4 hrs
Day 04:Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft), 5-6 hrs
Day 05:Acclimatize day & Excursion
Day 06:Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3870m) 5-6 hours
Day 07:Tengboche to Dingboche
Day 08:Dingboche to Lobuche (4,928m/16164 ft), 5-6 hrs
Day 09:Lobuche to Gorekshep (5,160m/16,929ft) – Everest Base Camp Excursion (5,320m/17,450ft), 5-7 hrs
Day 10:Gorak Shep to Kala Pattar to Pheriche: 7-8 hours
Day 11:Pheriche to Chhukung
Day 12:Island Peak Base Camp (5,200m/17,060ft), 3-4 hrs
Day 13:Island High Camp (5,600m/18,372ft), 2-3 hrs
Day 14:Island Peak summit (6,189m/20,305ft) & return back to Chhukung, 8-10 hours
Day 15:Chhukung to Tyangboche (3,867m/12684ft), 4-5 hrs
Day 16:Tyangboche to Namche (3,440m/11,283ft), 4-5 hrs
Day 17:Namche to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft), 6-7 hrs
Day 18:Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 19: Final Departure .

  • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel
  • 3 star Standard hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan
  • Welcome & Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at one of the typical Nepalese local restaurant
  • A Day rock climbing course in Kathmandu or guided city tour of Kathmandu valley
  • Required private transport at Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu flight, airport taxes and transfer
  • 17 nights/ 18 Days Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek (3 Days on climbing excursion with tented camp), full board of meals and accommodations.
  • Everest National Park Permit/ trekking & TIMS Card
  • Island Peak Special Climbing Permit
  • Necessary group climbing gears
  • Gamow Bag for the security measure- provided on request for Group only
  • Medical kit bag
  • All necessary Gov. Taxes and service charges
  • Nepal Visa fees, intl. airfare in/out Nepal
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu except welcome dinner
  • Personal Climbing equipment (Ice Axe, Crampons, Harness, Zoomer, Descender, Carbines & climbing boots etc.)
  • Travel and rescue Insurance
  • Personal nature expenses- phone calls, laundry, hot shower, bar bills, cold beverages etc.
  • Personal tipping
  • Cost of any extending trips

<h2 style=”text-align: center;”><span style=”color: #ffffff;”>1000 $ / Person</span></h2>

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About Us

Gokyo Ri Trek

Gokyo Ri Trek aim is to give all those who travel with us a deeper insight to the land and its people. For exploring your dreams, Gokyo Ri Trek heartily welcomes all of you to join us in a memorable and wonderful adventure that comes once in a lifetime.

Official Address

Gokyo Ri Treks (P). Ltd.

Attarkhel, Jorpati, Kathmandu, Nepal.

(+977) 1 5223276

(+977) 98510 13416

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