Island Peak Climbing

Overview

If you want bit more adventure than trekking but you are yet unprepared to accept the challenges of mountains, then peak climbing in Nepal is just the right choice for you. Nepal being the Himalayan nation includes above 1310 peaks. Nepal Government has approved more than 20 peaks for climbing purpose. Peaks of Nepal range in between 5587 m to 6654 m height. Climbing Peak is easier than climbing mountains. Even those who are first time climbers can participate in peak climbing in Nepal. Hence one do not need to have prior climbing experience. Anyone with physical fitness can join in peak climbing. Peaks with more than 7000m height have been categorized as ‘Expedition Peak.’ These peaks are difficult and you require more energy. You need to have Peak Climbing permit issued by Nepal Government to climb peaks of Nepal.
Makalu Extreme organizes peak climbing in all major approved peaks in Nepal. We provide basic climbing skills before making attempt to summit. The climbing guide will make you aware about risk involved. Choose peaks in Everest, Annapurna and other regions which you wish to climb and we assure you of successful climbing experience. Contact us for climbing peak in Nepal and we will make complete arrangement for memorable experience. You will be led by experienced leader who has knowledge of emergency treatment. Usually, one porter is provided for 2 trekkers but we can arrange the number of porters as per necessity.

THE COST: 1600$
Most of the summits lie in the heart in mountain peoples of Sherpa World. We follow the classic Everest approach through the Solu Khumbu. Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar is veering off the trail to Everest base camp. We will enter the magnificent Gokyo valley, a land of high altitude lakes and icy glaciers, after crossing Chhukuma La at 6183m.
Mount Imja Tse is trekking peak at a height of 6160 meter is very popular known as by the name of Island peak. The peak named Island peak by Eric Shipton’s party in 1953, as the peak resembles an Island in a seas of Ice when viewed from Dingboche village. After in 1983 the peak was re-named as Imja Tse. The Island peak was first ascended in 1953 by a British team as preparation for climb Everest. Mr. Tenzing Norgay Sherpa was on of the team member who was successfully.
Island peak is part of the south ridge of mount Lhotse and Lhotse shar & mail forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise to the north of summit of Mount Nuptse, Lhotse shar & Makalu lie to the east of the Island peak & mount Baruntse & Ama Dablam. We attempt the summit 6160meters after one night at the high camp perched on the South West Ridge. Magnificent vistas of the Khumbu can be seen. On the way of it while descending to base came, you can take the picture of Chhukung valleys' landscape Island Peak is very easy and common so most of visitor from the world are willing to go there. We can vistas of Himalayas of Mount Everest 8848m, Mount Makalu 8463m. Mount Lhote 8516m. (Over 8,000m) and many other mountains, the journey came to end at Lukla airstrip then we fly back to Kathmandu.

Details Itinerary

ITINERARY:
  • Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu & transfer to Hotel 1350m.
  • Day 02: Prepare climbing permit
  • Day 03: Flight to Lukla & trek to Phakding – Lodge
  • Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3440m.- Lodge
  • Day 05: Namche rest for acclimatization – Lodge
  • Day 06: Namche – Thyanboche 3800m.- Lodge
  • Day 07: Thyangboche – Pheriche 4200m.-Lodge
  • Day 08: Pheriche – Lobuche 4900m.- Lodge
  • Day 09: Lobuche – Everest B.C. – Back to Lobuche
  • Day 10: Lobuche – Dingboche 4300m.- Lodge
  • Day 11: Dingboche – Chukung 4730m. – Lodge
  • Day 12: Chukung – Island Peak B.C 5000m.
  • Day 13: climbing trening
  • Day 14: High Camp – Summit 6160m. & Back to B.C.
  • Day 15: Base Camp – Thyanboche 3800m.- Lodge
  • Day 16: Thyanboche – Namche Bazaar – Lodge
  • Day 17: Namche – Lukla – Lodge
  • Day 18: Fly Lukla – Kathmandu - Hotel
  • Day 19: Final Departure
     

Cost Includes/Excludes

Full Board Expedition Cost Includes/Excludes

PRICE INCLUDES:
3 night hotel in Kathmandu
Climbing Permit fee of Island Peak
1 trekking & climbing Guide & 2 climbers 1 porter (27-30 KG)
National Park fee for Everest National park
Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu flight ticket
Base camp & high camp tent
Base camp food & climbing food
Climbing rope
Life, Medical insurance for Nepali staff
All accommodation during the trek best available hotel / guesthouse
Kathmandu : Airport -Hotel-Airport transfer
 

Base Camp Services Cost Includes/Excludes

PRICE NOT INCLUDES:
Island Peak Climbing PERSONAL equipment for Trekking & Climbing
Personal Insurance for travel to Nepal
Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
All meal in trek
Emergency Rescue evacuation incase needed


Personal expenses
Tipping (Tips)
Bar bills & Beverage
Extra cost for bad whether or change flight with helicopter
Any other extra service
 

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Trip Info

Cost and Dates
Full Board Price : USD $1600
Dates : 31 Oct - 16 Nov, 31 Dec - 16 Jan, 03 Apr- 19 Apr 2015/2016
Trip Facts
Duration : 17 Days
Grade : Light
Height : 6189 M.
Seasons : Any Seasons

Cost & Dates

Full Board Price: USD $1600
Dates: 31 Oct - 16 Nov, 31 Dec - 16 Jan, 03 Apr- 19 Apr 2015/2016