Island Peak Trek - 13 Days

Island Peak Trek

Island Peak Trek is a 13 days’ trip to one of the finest trekking peaks in Nepal. Elevating at 6187 meters above the sea level, the fascinating peak is inside the amazing Imja valley. The name Island Peak was given by English Mountaineer Eric Shipton in 1953 as he thought it resembles an island in a sea of ice. Later in 1983 it has got its new name IMJA TSE. Island Peak also offers best views of Lhotse Shar, Makalu, Baruntse and Ama Damblam from the top.

The best times to climb Island are March to May and September to November.

Island Peak Trek  Highlights

  • Climbing of the of 33 climbing peaks in Nepal.
  • Trek to Everest Base Camp for the exciting adventure.
  • Hike to Kala Patthar for the greater views of Himalayas including Mount Everest.
  • Challenge your adventure spirit with a wonderful challenge of Island climbing.
  • Explore the local Sherpa villages.
  • Explore the local cultures, the living styles of Everest region.
  • Visit the Tengboche Monastery- the biggest Buddhist monastery in Everest.

Island Peak Trek Short Itinerary

  • Day 01: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2610m./4/5 hours trekking)
  • Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m./6/7 hours trekking)
  • Day 03: Side trip to Everest view (3800m./2 hours’ hike), then rest at Namche Bazar.
  • Day 04: Trek to Tengboche (3870m./5/6 hours trekking)
  • Day 05: Trek to Dingboche (4400m./5/6 hours trekking)
  • Day 06: Side trip to Nagarjun Hills (5000m./2 hours’ hike) and rest.
  • Day 07: Trek to Chukhung (4730m./3/4 hours trekking)
  • Day 08: Hike to Island Base Camp (5200m./4/5 hours trekking) and do ice climbing training
  • Day 09: Summit Island(6187m.) and back to Chukhung (4730m./10/12 hours)
  • Day 10: Trek back to Tengboche (3870m./5/6 hours trekking)
  • Day 11: Trek back to Namche Bazar (3440m./4/5 hours trekking)
  • Day 12: Trek back to Lukla (2860m./5/6 hours trekking)
  • Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu (30 minutes’ flight)

If you are looking for different peaks to climb in Everest, then go to our Mera Peak Trek page. If trekking and hiking is your preference, then go to any of the following Everest trekking packages.

  1. Trek to Everest Base Camp
  2. Everest Sunrise Trek
  3. Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Lakes Trek
  4. Three Passes to Everest Base Camp Trek

If you want to extend Island Peak Trek with Everest Base Camp Trek, go to this link. If you need more customization then please contact our travel experts.

Day 1
Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2610m./4/5 hours trekking)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

Accommodation: at a local teahouse on twin/double sharing basis

Day 2
Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m./6/7 hours trekking)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

Accommodation: at a local teahouse on twin/double sharing basis

Day 3
Side trip to Everest view (3800m./2 hours' hike), then rest at Namche Bazar.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

Accommodation: at a local teahouse on twin/double sharing basis

Day 4
Trek to Tengboche (3870m./5/6 hours trekking)

Day 5
Trek to Dingboche (4400m./5/6 hours trekking)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

Accommodation: at a local teahouse on twin/double sharing basis

Day 6
Side trip to Nagarjun Hills (5000m./2 hours' hike) and rest.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

Accommodation: at a local teahouse on twin/double sharing basis

Day 7
Trek to Chukhung (4730m./3/4 hours trekking)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

Accommodation: at a local teahouse on twin/double sharing basis

Day 8
Hike to Island Base Camp (5200m./4/5 hours trekking) and do ice climbing training

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

Accommodation: at a tented camp

Day 9
Summit Island(6187m.) and back to Chukhung (4730m./10/12 hours)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

Accommodation: at a local teahouse on twin/double sharing basis

Day 10
Trek back to Tengboche (3870m./5/6 hours trekking)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

Accommodation: at a local teahouse on twin/double sharing basis

Day 11
Trek back to Namche Bazar (3440m./4/5 hours trekking)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

Accommodation: at a local teahouse on twin/double sharing basis

Day 12
Trek back to Lukla (2860m./5/6 hours trekking)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

Accommodation: at a local teahouse on twin/double sharing basis

Day 13
Fly back to Kathmandu (30 minutes' flight)

Meals: Breakfast Included

Accommodation: Not included this day.

Inclusion

  • Flight (Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu).
  • All the road transportation needed during the trip.
  • All the permits needed for the trek.
  • An experienced climbing and trekking guide with his all expenses
  • One porter per two trekkers and his all expenses.
  • Meals (13 breakfasts, 12 lunches and 12 dinners) during the trekking.
  • 11 nights' teahouse accommodation on twin/double sharing basis
  • 1-night accommodation at a tented camp
  • All the government taxes and the company service charges.

Exclusion

  • Travel insurance
  • Personal equipment.
  • Personal expenses (WIFI, hot shower, hot water, bar bills etc.)
  • Tipping
  • Anything does not mention in the inclusion list.

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