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Island peak climbing, Island peak climbing permit, Experience Guide and equiment for climbing island peak in Everest

Island peak /Imja Tse 6189m is the most popular trekking peak in Everest region. First Island peak is known as Imja Tse peak , Eric Shipton’s party in 1953 named by Island peak but after 1983 again renamed as Imja Tse .Island peak was first ascended in 1953 by a British team as preparation for climbing Everest. Tenzing Norgay was one of the members who successfully ascended it. Island peak summit is interesting and attractive with a highly glaciated west face rising from the Lhotse Glacier.The mountain itself is the extension of the South Ridge of Lhotse Shar seperated by a small col. The ridge rising to the south from this point leads to the summit of Island Peak . The extension of this ridge descending south-west is the part of the normal route of ascent and leads to the South Summit . Imja Tse not only provides an enjoyable climb but also provides some of the different spectacular scenery of Himalayas in the Khumbu region including the Mt. Everest 8848m,Mt.Nuptse 7,855m, Lhotse 8,516m, Lhotse Middle Peak 8,410m and Lhotse Shar 8,383m make a semi circle in the north. The views of Makalu (8475m) in the east, Baruntse 7720m, and Mt. Amadablam 6856m in the south add more charm for climbing Island Peak .island  peak fixed group departure date

The normal route for climbing Island Peak is South East Flank & South-West Ridge Normally, the Island Peak base camp is set at Pareshaya Gyab (5,087m), between Imja Tse and the lateral moraine of the Imja Glacier. Proper care should be taken to avoid the possible avalanche in the event of heavy snow fall. From the base camp, a well acclimatized party in good conditions can make the summit and return to the base camp in a day. However, most of the climbers prefer alpine style camping at high camp which adds the joy of climbing and helps a safe ascent.

Itinerary Option I

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Option I. Gokyo Cho la pass Everest base camp trek & Island Peak Climbing Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in kathmandu 1334m, Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition’s representative will transfer to hotel, Island peak climbing / Imja Tse peak climbing briefing with officially arrangements. overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 02: Fly to Lukla (2830m)and trek to Phakding (2630m)walk approximately 2-3 hours

Day 03: Phakding terk to Namche Bazaar(3340)walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 04: Namche Bazaar acclimatization day.( During the day , you can hike to Thame for beautiful Himalayan views, wild animals and Tibetan Monastery or hike to Everest view hotel for superb views of Mt. Everest( 8848m) , Mt.Lhotse, (8516n) Mt. Nuptse, (7855m), Mt.Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku ( 6723m) , Mt. Kantega (6979m), Mt. Kusum Khangaru ( 6367m) , Mt.Kongde (6011m), Mt. Tawache peak (6367 m) , Mt. Cholaste (6335m) ,island peak (6179m), Khumbila (God of Khumbu) 5761m etc , overnight at Namche Bazaar.

Day 05: Namche bazaar trek to Dole(4000m) Walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 06: Dole trek to Machhermo (4410m) Walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 07: Machhermo trek to Gokyo (4750m) Walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 08: Wake up early in the morning to hike to Gokyo Ri 5350m for panoramic Himalayan views such as Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt Lhotse 8516m, Mt, Mt. Makalu 8463m , Mt.Cho Oyu 8201m, Mt. Kangchung 6063m, Mt. Amadablam 6856m, Mt. Thamserku 6723m, Mt. Kantega 6685m, Mt.Kusum Khagaru 6367m,Mt.Kongde 6011m, Mt.Twache peak 6367m, Mt. Cholaste 6335m, back to Gokyo,lunch at Gokyo lake and continue to Thangnak(4620m) Walk approximately 4-5 hoursTrekking peak island peak climbing

Day 09: Thangnak via Cho la pass (5420m) to Dzngola (4810m) Walk approximately 6-7 hours

Day 10: Dznong La trek to Lobuche (4910m) walk approximately 4-5 hours.

Day 11: Lobuche trek to Gorkashep (5180m).Gorakshep to continue trek to Everest base camp and overnight at Gorakshep. Walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 12: Early in the morning hike up to kalappattar 5545m for superb Himalayan scenery including Mt. Everest( 8848m) , Mt.Lhotse, (8516n) Mt. Nuptse, (7855m), Mt.Pumori 7161m,Mt. Changaste 7550m, Mt.Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku ( 6723m) , Mt. Kantega (6979m), Mt. Kusum Khangaru ( 6367m) , Mt.Kongde (6011m), Mt. Tawache peak ( 6367 m) , Mt. Cholaste (6335m), back to Gorakshep continue trek to Dingboche(4335m) Walk approximately 3-4 hours

Day 13: Dingboche trek to Island peak base camp 4975m , our climbing guide will teach you how to fixed the rope and climb. walk approximately 5-6 hours Overnight at O/N Tented Camp.

Day 14: early in the morning , our climbing guide will take for island peak (6179m) summit and back to Island peak base camp. walk approximately 6-7 hours Overnight at O/N Tented Camp.

Day 15: If incase of weather is bad than our climbing guide will take to you for re-summit the island peak , back to island peak base and back to Chhukung. O/N Tented Camp.

Day 16: After breakfast , Chhukung trek to Tyangboche. walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 17: After breakfast , Tyangboche trek to Namche bazaar . walk approximately 5-6 hours Overnight at Tengboche

Day 18: Namche Bazaar trek to Lukla. walk approximately 6-7 hours Overnight at Lukla

Day 19: After breakfast , Lukla by flight back to Kathmandu , transfer to hotel. overnight at kathmandu in Hotel.

Day 20: After breakfast, our tour guide will take to you historical monuments sightseeing around Kathmandu valley such as Boudhhanath : visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa than visit Pashupatinath: the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Kathmandu durbar square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple, Goddes Kumari, legend of kathmadu valley and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese restaurant. Overnight at Kathmandu

Day 21: After breakfast, relaxing or shopping with own activities than Himalaya Journey Treks & expedition airport representative will drop to you Kathmandu international airport for onward destination. or if you prefer other package trip will arrange accordingly or relaxing with own activities.

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Itinerary Option II

Option II. Island Peak Climbing Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in kathmandu 1334m, Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition’s representative will transfer to hotel, Island peak climbing / Imja Tse peak climbing briefing with officially arrangements. overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 02: Fly to Lukla (2830m)and trek to Phakding (2630m)

Day 03: Terk to Namche Bazaar(3340)

Day 04: Namche Bazaar acclimatization day.( During the day , you can hike to Thame for beautiful Himalayan views, wild animals and Tibetan Monastery or hike to Everest view hotel for superb views of Mt. Everest( 8848m) , Mt.Lhotse, (8516n) Mt. Nuptse, (7855m), Mt.Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku ( 6723m) , Mt. Kantega (6979m), Mt. Kusum Khangaru ( 6367m) , Mt.Kongde (6011m), Mt. Tawache peak (6367 m) , Mt. Cholaste (6335m) ,island peak (6179m), Khumbila (God of Khumbu) 5761m etc , overnight at Namche Bazaar.

Day 05: Namche Bazaar trek to Phortse village (3890m).

Day 06: Phortse village trek to Pheriche (4250mm).

Day 07: Pheriche trek to Lobuche (4900m).

Day 08: Lobuche trek to Gorak shep(5180m),Lunch at Gorakshep than Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition's trekking guide will take to you Everest base camp 5400m, after khumbu Ice fall and Khumbu glaciers view back to Gorakshep overnight at Gorakshep.

Day 09: Gorakshep early in the morning HJT trekking guide will take to you kala pattar (5545m) for superb Himalayan views including the Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Nuptse 7855m, Mt. Pumori 7161m, Mt. Changaste 7550m, Mt.Lingterin 6679m, Mt. Amadablam 6856m, Mt. Thamserku 6723m, Mt. Kantega 6685m, Mt.Kusum Khagaru 6367m,Mt.Kongde 6011m,Mt. Khumbila 5761m(God of the Khumbu),Mt.Twache peak 6367m, Mt. Cholaste 6335m ,Island peak 6179m, Lobuche peak 6145m,Pokalde peak 5806m, Honku south peak 6119m and lunch at Lobuche and overnight at Dingboche (4345m)Climbing island peak in Nepal

Day 10: Dingboche trek to Chhukung (4750m). Lunch at chhukung than HJT trekking guide will take to you Chhukung Ri 5500m for superb Himalayan views including the Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Nuptse 7855m, Mt. Amadablam 6856m, Mt. Thamserku 6723m, Mt. Kantega 6685m, Mt.Kusum Khagaru 6367m,Mt.Kongde 6011m,Mt. Khumbila 5761m(God of the Khumbu),Mt.Twache peak 6367m, Mt. Cholaste 6335m ,Island peak 6179m, Lobuche peak 6145m,Pokalde peak 5806m, Honku south peak 6119m etc, back to Chhuking and overnight at Chhukung (4750m)

Day 11: Chhukung trek to Island Peak Base Camp(4967m) HJT climbing guide will teach you how to fixed the rope , some climbing tipps than make trainning near by island peak base camp. overnight at island peak base camp.

Day 12: Next morning , our climbing guide will take to you, slowly climbing to the camp first on Island Peak. You have all day to reach that intermediate camp. Do not expect the luxury of the base camp, but rather expect a sleepless night dreaming of your first 6,179 m peak. overland isaland peak high camp 5600m.

Day 13: Early morning, start going to the top. After camp 1, go up in the gully, traverse to the right, up on a wide stone field, cross the ridge to the glacier. Always beware of the crevasses. You are nearly halfway. Have a good trip to the top and safely down. The same day back to Chukung.

Day 14: Chhukung trek to Tyangboche (3890m)itinerary of island peak climbing

Day 15: Tyangboche trek to Namche bazaar.

Day 16: Namche bazaar trek to Lukla.

Day 17: Lukla by flight back to Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel.

Day 18: After breakfast, our tour guide will take to for historical monuments sightseing in kathmandu valley such as Bhaktapur, Pasupatinath, Boudhhanath, Kathmandu durbar square and Monkey temple(swyambhunath) and in the evening farewell dinner in Restaurant, overnight at Kathmandu in Hotel.

Day 19: BAfter breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities ,Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition’s representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward destination.

total prices of the EBC trek and  lsland peak climbing for 1 people 1700 usd, 2 people 1600 usd, 3 people 1400 usd, 4 people 1300 usd, 5 people 1200 usd.

Faq about the island peak climbing in Everest Nepal:

1. How much cost to climb the Island peak?

-Prices of the climbing cost will be diffrent according to the group size and services.

2. How  can i get the permit of the island peak?

-Permit of the island peak cost $ 350 usd which can be shared up to 4 people.

3. How can i find the group for the island peak climbing in Nepal?

Cheap price for island peak climbing

- climbers can come in climbing agency in Kathmandu, our climbing  guide agency Mountain Air Guided Adventures arranges the climbing partners or group for the reduce or economic budget prices.

4. Can i go to Everest base camp first before climbing Island peak?

-Yes, It is better to go first Everest base camp and kalapather before climbing the Island peak

5. How expensive climbing Guide in Nepal?

-Guide salary, food accommodation cost around $300 usd for climbing the island peak.

Island peak climbing itinerary: Itinerary of the climbing island peak in Nepal connecting with the Everest base camp trekking. from island peak base camp it takes just 3 days to Everest base camp.from Everest base camp , it takes just 2 days to acccess to the island peak base camp. so, island peak itinerary similar with the Everest base camp trek. For the climbing island peak it is just additional 3 days.

Island peak climbing gear: island peak climbing gear have diffrent quality. Mainly climbing shoes, crumble, ice-axe etc. needed for that. Our island peak climbing Guide well expereinced about that and face to face you can talk with them. for the island peak climbing equiment or gear we provide in the package services.

Island peak climbing route: From the island peak base camp there are route to the island peak climbing. Experienced Guide of climbing will briefing about the route of the island peak climbing:

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Island peak climbing photo: You can take photos of the island peak at the time of the climbing.

Island peak climbing prices: Island peak climbing prices connecting with the Everest base camp trek. if you are already in the base camp, just you like to climb the island peak  It cost $1000 usd per person with Guide, permit, permission , equiment food for the island peak climbing.

Island peak climbing blog: Mountian Air Guided Adventures(p)ltd. make special blog for the detail informaiton of the island peak climbing in Nepal.

Island peak climbing cost: island peak climbing cost per person $2000usd. but if you are more than 2 person , island peak climbing cost $1700 usd.Island peak is the most climbing peak in Nepal  than other peak in Nepal.

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