Island peak, the major climbing mountain and busy trekking peak in the Eastern Nepal which is located right above the summer village of Chukhung, at the top of the Imja Khola Valley in the Khumbu region. Island Peak is mostly non-technical with some basic snow climbing skills required to achieve the ascent. It is known fact that the prime summits in Nepal which are lying on the northern part of the nation, which is dominated by Sherpa people.This expedition is a superb entry into Himalayan climbing. These skills if needed will be taught during the early stages of the climb.
Suggested typical day to day itinerary
Kathmandu – Lukla
By flight and trek to Phakding for overnight stay
Phakding – Namche
Rest, acclimatization and explore
Namche Bazar – Tengboche
Tengboche – Dingboche
Dingboche – Pheriche
Pheriche – Lobuche
Louche – Gorakshep
Sunset watch on Everest from Kalapatthar. Explore Everest base camp
Gorakshep – Dingboche
Dingboche – Chukung
Chukung – Island Peak
Climbing warm up
Island Peak Summit
Overnight at Chukung
Chukung – Pangboche
Pangboche – Namche Bazar
Namche Bazar – Lukla
Lukla – Kathmandu
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner according to available menu.
Hot water, Coffee, Snickers, Fruits
Accommodation in a teahouse or tent
Well experienced mountain guide and Climbing gears
Flight tickets Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu
National park entry permits and other permits
First aid kit and satellite phone.
Alcohol, Cigarettes and other personal expenses
Travel, accidental/ health insurance (mandatory).
International airfare and airport tax, Visa fee Guides/ Porter’s tip.
Personal belongings (i.e.camera, water bottle, extra money, sunscreen, sunglasses, sunhat, hiking shorts/ synthetic T-shirt etc).
Hiking boots, sports shoe/ trainers, 3/4 woolen socks ,2pairs liners socks, 1 pairs gloves, warm hat, 1 Day back pack and duffel bag for your clothing.
Warm layers, down or synthetic jackets, fleece, hiking pants, thermals.
Comprehensive list will be provided after you book the trip.
Most of the items can be bought or hired in Kathmandu.
Note: This trip can be customized according to the group size, stay duration and budget. Please send us an inquiry to get the details.