Island Peak climbing is 6187 meters high and one of the most popular trekking peak in Nepal, also known as Imja Tse, lies in the Khumbu Himalayan range. Island Peak was the name given to the mountain in 1952 by Eric Shipton's who thought it to be reminiscent of an island in a sea of ice.
In this trip we take an exciting mountain flight to Lukla and trek up the Dudh Kosi Valley, surrounded by the soaring peaks of Thamserku and Kusum Kanguru. It’s a steep ascent to Namche Bazaar, capital of the Kumbu Sherpas, where we are again greeted by spectacular mountain vistas. A rest day here aids acclimatization and there are great optional walks to enjoy the area.We continue trek to Tengboche Pheriche and accommodate at high altitude in Gorak shep. After enjoying with magnificent views of Mt. Everest and surrounding peaks, we continue descend to Chhukung to prepare for the ascent of Island Peak. After a day of walking from Chhukung we reach the Island Peak Base Camp to prepare for to attempt the peak. It may take an additional day or two to scale the peak depending on weather conditions. For some people reaching to the summit from the base camp is a day activity. However, some climbers prefer alpine style camping at high camp which adds the joy of climbing and also helps a safe ascent. After a successful climbing we return at our leisurely pace back to Namche and Lukla for our return flight to Kathmandu.
Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 02:Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley.
Day 03:Morning fly to Lukla (2804 meters), trek to Phakding (2610 meters) 3 hours.
Day 04:Trek to Namche Bazaar (3441 meters) 5 hours.
Day 05:Namche Bazaar Acclimatization day.
Day 06:Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860 meters) 5 hours.
Day 07:Trek to Dingboche(4350 meters) 6 hours.
Day 08:Trek to Chukung (4710 meters) 4 hours.
Day 09:Trek to Island peak base camp (5240 meters) 4 hours. Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 10:Rest and Acclimatization day Overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 11:Summit to Island peak (6187meters) and return to Chhukung (4750meters)
Day 12:Trek to Tengboche (3860meters). 6 hours.
Day 13:Trek to Namche Bazaar (3441meters) via Khumjung (2780 metres) . 5 hours
Day 14:Trek to Lukla (2804meters)5 hours .
Day 15:Morning flight to Kathmandu.
Day 16:Farewell friend.
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