Island Peak

Imja Tse peak, at a height of 6,183 meters, is more popularly known by the name of Island Peak. It is a special trek which combines an ascent of Island Peak with a visit to the famous lakes of the Gokyo area.

Island Peak was the name given to the mountain in 1952 by Eric Shipton’s party who thought it to be reminiscent of an island in a sea of ice. It is also known by it’s Nepali name of Imja Tse.

Island Peak
  • Duration19 Days
  • Height6184 m
  • Latitude27.9225
  • Longitude86.9361
  • RangesKhumbu Himal

Itinerary

Days Itinerary Height
2 In Kathmandu for climbing preparation 1340 m
3 Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding 2886 m/2656 m
4 Trek to Namche Bazaar 3440 m
5 Rest in Namche for acclimatization 3440 m
6 Trek to Tengboche 3867 m
7 Trek to Dingboche 4343 m
8 Rest in Dingboche for acclimatization 4343m
9 Visit Kalapather and trek to Lobuche 5545m
10 Trek to Chhukung 4730 m
11 Trek to Island Peak Base Camp 5087 m
12 Trek to Island Peak High Camp 5600 m
13 Summit Island Peak and return to Base Camp 6183 m
14 Trek to Pangboche 3965 m
15 Trek to Namche Bazzar 3440 m
16 Trek to Lukla 2886 m
17 Fly back to Kathmandu 1340 m
18 Free day in Kathmandu 1340 m
19 Depart Kathmandu  

Cost Includes

  1. Accommodation in Kathmandu for 4 nights on Bed and Breakfast plan   
  2. Flight Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu   
  3. Accommodation and meals during the trek  
  4. Service of base Camp guide, Climbing guide, Cook, Sherpa staff and porters   
  5. Daily wages of base Camp guide, climbing guide, Cook, Sherpa staff and porters    
  6. Insurance of base Camp guide, climbing guide, Cook, Sherpa staff and porters   
  7. Camping equipments such as sleeping tent, mattresses, dining tent and toilet tent    
  8. Complete kitchen equipments    
  9. High altitude tent    
  10. High altitude food    
  11. High altitude fuel (EPI gas)    
  12. Climbing ropes    
  13. Peak Permit fee of Island Peak
     

Cost Excludes

  1. Accommodation in Kathmandu after 4 nights of stay
  2. Personal wears, Personal Expenses and personal Tips
  3. Hot shower during the lodge trek
  4. Rescue evacuation and personal medical expenses
  5. Alcoholic beverages, cold/soft drinks and mineral water

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