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Island peak climbing

  • 21 Days

Trip Facts

  • Trip Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Grade: Challenging
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Transportation: Private Transportation + Airplane
  • Accommodation: Hotel / Guest House / Tents
  • Max. Altitude: 6189m
  • Group size: 1-8 people
  • Best season to climb: Spring and Autumn

Island Peak (6183m) also known as Imja Tse is one of the famous climbing peaks in Nepal, located at Everest region. This peak was first known as Imja Tse peak. The trekking to the peak does not only provide an enjoyable climb but also provides some of the different spectacular scenery of Himalayas lying 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 while having summit to the Peak. The peak was first ascended in 1953 by the British team as part of their preparations for climbing Everest. Tenzing Norgay was one of the members of the first ascent team. The peak is actually part of the south ridge of Lhotse Shar and forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise to the north of Nuptse, Lhotse, Middle Peak and Lhotse Shar. Until you are along with the well-experienced peak climbing guides of Himalayan Joy Adventure, you do not need to worry on anything, even if you the first time in Nepal and want to have experience of climbing the peak. The journey begins from and ends at Lukla and then continues up past Lukla, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Chukung valley, Imaja Glacier to the base camp of Imja Tse or Island peak we finally reach to the base camp and after having successful ascend to the peak, we return back via same route to Kathmandu.

What You Can Expect

  • Scenic flight to and from Luka
  • Most popular climbing peak of Nepal.
  • Magnificent view of Mt. Everest

Outline Itinerary

01 Days ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU THEN TRASFER TO HOTEL 1,300m/4265ft.

A Himalayan Joy Adventure representative will greet you at the Tribhuwan International Airport upon your arrival and provide transportation to your hotel. After checking into your room and refreshing, our HJA representative will describe the details regarding your trek. Then, you can visit the tourist hub in Thamel. There are many places to shop for trekking gear and souvenirs. In the evening, Himalayan Joy Adventure will host a welcome dinner at the typical Nepali restaurant with a Nepali cultural dance. After dinner, you will be dropped off at your hotel. Overnight in hotel.

Trip Map

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and Airport Drop
  • Hotesl in Kathmandu
  • Accomidation and all main meals during trip ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner )
  • Experience climbing guide
  • Camping arrangement in Island peak base camp
  • Climbing equipments 
  • Welcome Orientation
  • Peak Permits and national park fees
  • Insurance for Guide & Porters
  • Himalayan Joy T-shirt and Duffel bag
  • Peak summit Certificates from Himalayan Joy Adventure and Nepal Mountaineering Association  ( NMA) 

Cost Excludes

  • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation (Most Required)
  • International airfare and airport departure tax 
  • Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying US $ 25 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 and Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos).
  • Cold drinks such as Mineral water, Cola, Beer etc.(Mineral water will cost per liter from Rs. 100 till Rs.500 and if you bring water purifying tablet is best idea cause you will help to save nature from not using plastic bottles and also its much cheaper then mineral water )
  • Bars bill such as Mars, Sneaker, Bounty chocolate etc
  • Personal trekking and climbing Equipments
  • Tips for climbing and trekking staffs and driver
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 'Price Includes' section.

Trip Note

FLIGHT DELAY IN LUKLA.

Sometimes the flight may be cancelled due to the unpredictable weather in Luka so Himalayan Joy Adventure has created itinerary for this trek with one day free/extra day in the end of the trek. In case your flight has been cancelled more than two days, we will charter a helicopter to and from Luka to ensure your flight on scheduled towards homeland or further destination. This extra service cost will be minimum $500 to maximum $4000 USD dollars which you can claim from your insurance.

ECO-FRIENDLY

Every day the world is facing a big issue of environmental pollution and in Nepal as well. Our field staffs are quite conscious about environmental pollution at any time and we encourage to all. We would suggest to our guest to use boiled water or water purification pills than buying a bottle of water, it helps to avoid plastic bottles which can takes long time to disappear. During the trek, if possible you can order same items food in a group which minimizes the fuel used and to make campfire is almost forbidden. We would encourage being a responsible traveler so, just leaving foot-print on the trail and bring out all non-biodegradable which you had.

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