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Island Peak 6160m , This Island peak is also known as Imjaste . This  More popularly known as Island Peak was first climbed in 1953 by Tenzing Sherpa, Charles Evans, Alf Gregory and Charles Wylie on their way to the ascent of Mt. Everest. Dwarfed by the massive South Face of Lhotse, Imja- Tse is an attractive peak with a highly glaciated West Face rising from the Lhotse glacier and a beautiful ridge coming to the summit from Lhotse Shar (east) 8383m./27,503ft. The continuation of this ridge from north descending south-west from the summit forms the part of normal route of ascent. It is among the most popular trekking peaks of Nepal.
After a 35 minute scenic flight from Kathmandu, we arrive in Lukla to begin the trek for this climb. We pass through the famous Sherpa town of Namche Bazar and the Tengboche monastery (the cultural / religious center for the Sherpa people of Everest region) and trek up to the Kalapathar for a closer view of Mt. Everest before arriving at the Imja Tse base camp. This pre climb trek which is also intended to aid our acclimatization process is a leisurely 10 day walk from Lukla. The site for our base camp is at Pareshaya Gyab (5,087m / 15,518ft.) between Imja Tse and Imja Glacier.

Our climbing route on Island peak is via the south-east flank and south-west ridge. We set-up a higher base camp at 5,280m./17,323ft near a hanging glacier. From this high base camp, we make an early morning start for the summit. On our way to the summit, we pass through a snow field with some crevasses and a somewhat steep snow face (about 100m / 300ft) with blue ice leading to the summit ridge. We put a fix rope on this section to safety and to aid our ascent. The view from the summit ridge is among the most striking scenery in the Everest region. The most impressive is the massive Nuptse – Lhotse massif on the north and the impressive north ridge of Amadablam on the south-east. On the east, rising above the Lhotse Shar Glacier, is Cho-Polu (6,734m./22,093ft.) beyond which can be seen the red granite mass of Makalu (8.475m. /27,805ft.).

After the climb Island peak , we retrace our footsteps back to Lukla and take a plane to Kathmandu to end this trip.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)

Day 02: Kathmandu (1300m/4264ft): Sightseeing and Preparation

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft) then trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft):

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft)

Day 05: Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,283 ft): Acclimatization Day

Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft)

Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft)

Day 08: Dingboche to Lobuche (4940 m/16,207 ft)

Day 09: Lobuche to Kala Patthar (5545m/18,192ft] and back to Gorak Shep (5170 m/16,961ft)

Day 10: Gorak Shep to Everest Base Camp (5364m/17,594ft) back to Lobuche (4940m/16,207ft

Day 11: Lobuche to Chhukung (4,730m/15,518ft)

Day 12: Chhukung to Island Peak Base camp (5,200m/17,060ft):

Day 13: Pre-Climb Training on Island Peak Base Camp

Day 14: Island Peak Base Camp to Summit and back to Base Camp (5,600m/18,372ft)

Day 15: Island Peak Base Camp to Pangboche (3,985m/13,074ft)

Day 16: Pangboche to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,286ft)

Day 17: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft)

Day 18: Fly to Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)

Day 19: Free day in Kathmandu

Day 20: Final Departure




  • Accommodation during trek available everyday en-route (local lodge)
  • All meals during trek in Local Lodge
  • Climbing guide, cook and kitchen staff
  • Local porters during trek (ratio:- 1 porter : 2 member)
  • All necessary trekking permit fees and peak permit
  • Domestic flights
  • Accommodation at 3 star hotel in Kathmandu on twin/double sharing with breakfast
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with inclusive of monuments entry fees.
  • Airport transfers with an escort by Private Vehicle
  • Equipment clothing for porter & staffs
  • Insurance for all staff & porters
  • All applicable government tax


  • Nepal visa – Multiple Entrée 30 days – USD 40 Details in Visa Page
  • International flight
  • Rescue flight if needed
  • Extra baggage charges (All together only 15 kg is allow by domestic airline)
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire in Kathmandu)
  • Tips, any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation/road block due to any reason, table drinks, snacks while walking
  • Any other tours, transfer and service other than mentioned above
  • Your insurance and medical Expenses