Island peak stand at a height of 6189m also referred as Imja Tse, located on the Everest region only a few miles away from Mt. Everest. The name “Island peak” is given in 1953 because of its appearance as island in a sea of ice when viewed from Dingboche. It is one of the popular mountaineering program in Nepal as comparatively considered as easier expeditions than others. Island peak lies in the heart of khumbu region in the Sagarmatha National Park, standing in between Ama Dablam and Lotse peaks. Therefore, you can witness majestic views of Himalayan ranges, buddist monasteries, prayer rocks and amazing glacier on the way to Island peak.
Besides that, you can get breathtaking view of other Himalayan ranges such as Nuptse peak, Lotse peak, Lotse Shar, Mt. Makalu and Ama Dablam. Along with all the different mountain ranges you can experience the picturesque Sherpa village and their culture. Apart from that, the climbing is considered as one of the toughest peak climbing as witness from former climber. It is dangerous to go there without having experienced guidance. One has to take all the climbing gear with medical kits to avoid further incident. The temperature also falls down to a range of – 5°c to – 10°c during night on island peak.
Also, you need a climbing permit to enter Sagarmatha national park as well as island peak. If you are ready to get life time experience, then note down Island peak climbing in your bucket list.
Day 01. Arrival Kathmandu and transfer to hotel (1310m)
Day 02. Early morning flight to Lukla and trek to Tok Tok and overnight stay in guest house (2670m)
Day 03. After breakfast trek to Namche Bazzar .Overnight stay in guest house (3440m)
Day 04. Hiking to Everest View and trek down to Kyangjuma and overnight stay in guest house(3500m)
Day 05. Trek to Pangboche and overnight stay in guest house (3900m)
Day 06. Trek to Thukla and overnight stay in guest house (4600m)
Day 07. Trek to Gorakshep overnight stay in guest house (5185m)
Day 08. Climb to Kalapathar and trek back to Dingboche (4400m)
Day 09. Trek to Island base camp and overnight stay in tent camp (5100m)
Day 10. Climbing to high camp and overnight stay in tent (5700m)
Day 11. Early morning climb to Island Peak (6186m) and trek to Everest Base Camp and return back to Chukung (4700m)
Day 12. Trek down to Tengbuche.(3850m)
Day 13. Trek down to Monju and overnight stay in guest house(2810m)
Day 14. Final day trek to Lukla and overnight stay in guest house (2800m)
Day 15. Early morning flight to Kathmandu and transfer hotel.
Day 16. Flight back to home Or sight seeing in Kathmandu city and overnight stay in same place.
Day 17. Fly back to home.