ISLAND PEAK

Activity: Expedition
Duration: 16 Days
Grade: Medium

Overview

Imja Tse, better known as Island Peak, is a mountain in Sagarmatha National Park of the Himalayas of eastern Nepal. The was Named Island Peak in 1951 by Eric Shipton’s since it appears as an island in a sea of ice when viewed from Dingboche. The peak was later renamed in 1983 to Imja Tse but Island Peak remains the popular choice.

The peak was first climbed by British expedition as a part of training in 1953. Island Peak has an impressive highly glacier at the west face that rises from the Lhotse Glacier which is a bit tough to do however the magnificent views from the summit are certainly a fitting reward for your efforts. Island Peak is one of the most popular trekking peak in the Himalayan country and its accessible by the support of Nepalese Sherpa climber.

Trip Facts

  • Activity: Expedition
  • Duration: 16 Days
  • Grade: Medium
  • Highest Alt: 6,189m/20,305ft
  • Trek Type: Lodge + Camping
  • Best Season: October - November and April - May
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Permit and Royalties of Everest
Garbage Deposit
3 nights Hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan.
Accommodation in Kathmandu, teahouses and tents during trekking.
All ground transportation as per the itinerary by private vehicles.
Sagarmatha National Park Permits fee.
Experience Climbing Guide and Sherpa
Staff Insurance and Salary.
All domestic flights (Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu).
1 bottle oxygen for rescue and in an emergency.
Porters/ Yak to Base camp and Back
All necessary paper work; trekking permits and others.
Base camp Kitchen staffs.
Travel and rescue arrangements.
Company services and all required government taxes/royalties.
Comprehensive First Aid Kit and Medical Kit.
Nepalese visa fee.
International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage, cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg).
Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu.
Travel and rescue insurance.
Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower, heater, etc.)
Internet Access during the trek.
Personal trekking equipment.
Optional trips and sightseeing if extended.
Tips for guides and porters.
Personal trekking staff if requested.