Island Peak Climbing





Island Peak Climbing  or Imja Tse peak climbing, at a height of 6,160 meters, is more popularly known by the name of Island Peak. The peak was named Island peak by Eric Shipton's party in 1953, as the peak resembles an island in a sea of ice when viewed form Dingboche. Later in 1983, the peak was renamed as Imja Tse.

The 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. The peak is part of the south ridge of Lhotse Shar and the main land forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise to the north of the summits of Nuptse, Lhotse, Middle Peak and Lhotse Shar. Cho Polu and Makalu lie to the east of the Island Peak. Baruntse, Amphu and Ama Dablam lie to the south.


Duration: 25 Days

Primary activity: Island Peak Climbing

Group size: 1 to 15+ Person

Country: Nepal

Arrival on: Kathmandu

Meals: Bed & breakfast in Kathmandu / Full board food during trekking & climbing

Trip Code: TH-NP-P101

Secondary activity: Kathmandu City Sightseeing

Max-Altitude: 6160m

Departure from: Kathmandu

Trip grade: Strenuous / Challenging

Accomodation: 3* hotel in Kathmandu / Best available guest house during trekking / Camping during climbing.

Best Season

Sept. to Nov.& March to May

Outlined Program

Day 01: Arrival Kathamndu & transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Preparation day / sightseeing
Day 03-11: Fly to Lukla - trek to Everest Base camp first and trek back to Dingboche
Day 12: Rest day at Dingbooche
Day 14: Chhukung
Day 15-20: Set up Base Camp, High camp & summit attempt
Day 21-24: Trek back to Lukla and fly KTM
Day 25: Free until airport time and drop to airport for final departure.

Price Includes:

  • All necessary trekking and climbing permits
  • Arrival and departure airport transfer
  • 3* Hotel while in Kathmandu with daily breakfast
  • Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu Flight fare
  • All guesthouse stays with full board food
  • Camping during climbing and full board food
  • English speaking altitude guide
  • Porters for baggage, equipment supply
  • Base camp altitude cook with kitchen euipment and crew
  • Half day Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu
  • Insurance and expenses of Nepalese crew

Price Excludes:

  • Nepal visa
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Entrance fees of sightseeing spot in Kathmandu
  • Travel insurance of clients
  • Personal expenses
  • Evacuation cost or rescue cost
  • Others which is not mentioned on the above included items

 

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