Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the finest climbing journeys among all the climbing in Nepal. This is the best destination for people who are looking for an experience which is more thrilling than regular trekking journeys. Island Peak is a popular destination among beginner climbers who want to begin their climbing and expedition journeys.

There are two main reasons because of which this trek is considered so fine.  The first reason is the 19 days duration, which is not quite strenuous for trekkers to handle. The second reason is this climbing takes you as high as 6189 m, which is not too extreme for trekkers as compared to other peaks.

 

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Yes, the trekking journey that includes literally climbing Island Peak Nepal (6189 m). The climbers are given one full day of training before the climb. It appears from the earlier records that this trek is definitely best for beginner trekkers.

Highlights of the Island Peak Climb

Travel Style: Active

Physical Rating: Hard

Service level: Basic

Group Size: 1+

Max Altitude: 6189m

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Everest Base Camp Trek

The trek starts with the regular Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary starting from Lukla, to Namche Bazaar, all the way up to Dingboche, then Gorak Shep and finally the Everest Base Camp. You get to experience the best of Everest Base Camp Trek.

All the settlements, the people and their culture, the heritage, the nature, views of the mountains – everything makes the journey totally worthwhile. And especially when you stand at the Everest Base Camp and on top of Kala Patthar, you feel like you’re the closest to the peaks. You experience serenity, which is the best thing about the trek.

Climbing Island Peak Nepal

During your return, instead of heading towards Pheriche, you head towards Lobuche, and from there, your journey towards Climbing Island Peak Nepal starts. From here, you make your way to Island Peak Base Camp by crossing Kongma La and Chhukung.

At the Base Camp, you rest for a day, and train for the next day. Basic guidelines are given to you on how to climb the peak. You also practice climbing for some time. We have the best Island Peak Guide who will be guiding you to climb to Island Peak.

The next day is strenuous as you need to climb almost 1000 meters. The total duration of travel from the base camp to the summit and getting down, back to the base camp, consume 10 to 12 hours. This is the toughest part of the journey. So, you can finally relax at the end of the day.

island peak climbing itineraryThe next day you make your way to Pangboche, and then to Namche Bazar, and then all the way to Lukla, finally ending your journey.

Mera Peak Climbing and Ama Dablam Expedition is also the best peak climbing you would like to check in the Annapurna region aside from the Everest region peak climbing Mera Peak Climbing. Also, do check our Everest Promo on Youtube and Instagram.

The following is the itinerary for Island Peak Trek. Due to the strenuous nature of the trek, the itinerary has been worked upon with careful planning. So, most modification requests are not accepted, and the travelers are requested to follow the same routine strictly. However, as keen trekkers, you could put forward your ideas for changes to the itinerary, as per your comfort.

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Day 1 – Arrival in Kathmandu (1400 m)

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Day 2 – Kathmandu (1400 m) to Lukla (2860 m) to Phakding (2610 m)

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Day 3 – Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 m)

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Day 4 - Rest Day at Namche Bazaar

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Day 5 – Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3867 m

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Day 6 – Tengboche to Dingboche (4410 m)

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Day 7 – Rest Day at Dingboche

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Day 8 -Dingboche to Lobuche (4940 m)

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Day 9 – Lobuche to Gorakshep (5164 m) to Everest Base Camp (5364 m) to Gorakshep

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Day 10 – Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5545 m) to Lobuche

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Day 11 - Lobuche to Chhukung (4750 m)

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Day 12 - Chhukung to Island Peak Base Camp (5200 m)

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Day 13- Peak Climbing Training on Island Peak Base Cam

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Day 14 - Island Peak Base Camp to Island Peak Summit ((6189 m)) to Island Peak Base Camp

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Day 15 - Island Peak Base Camp to Pangboche (3985 m)

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Day 16 – Pangboche to Namche Bazaar

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Day 17 – Namche Bazaar to Lukla

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Day 18 – Lukla to Kathmandu

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Day 19 – Departure from Kathmandu towards your destination

Cost Includes

Airport pick up and drop by private vehicles

Hotel stay in Kathmandu (2 nights)

 Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu Airfare

Government license holder and the experienced Himalayas guide

Porter to carry  your baggage (1 porter= 2 hikers )

Special climbing guide during the climbing period

Kathmandu-Lulka-Kathmandu guide Airfare

Full board meals during trekking  and climbing period  as mentioned in the 

 Basis tea house and lodge accommodation during trekking and tented  camp during climbing 

 All government and local taxes

TIMS (Trekker’s Information  Management System) and Permit for Restricted Area

Island peak climbing permit

 Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff.

 All necessary group climbing equipment like fixed rope, ladder etc.

Basic First Aid Kit

All company service charges and necessary paperwork

Rescue arrangement 

Typical Nepali farewell dinner

Complimentary

 Company T-shirt

 Trekking map

 Certificate of success

Cost Excludes

× Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu

× Travel insurance for trekking and climbing 

× Nepal entry visa and excess baggage charge

× Personal trekking and climbing Equipment

× Tips for Guide and 

× Wifi, shower, camera and mobile charging cost

× Basic drinks (mineral water, Beer, cane juice, and Hot water )

× Personal shopping

×  Things not mentioned in Cost includes a section

Notes:- Cost is prone to change in itinerary.  So the cost will be recalculated if anything changes and single supplement charge will be added if you are Solo. Also do check out its Equipment List 

We are local experts i Nepal. We have a well-designed package and our field staffs are very professional. We have a 100% success rate Even you are a solo hiker. We have designed local food which prevents you from high altitude sickness. Once give us a chance then we will never let you down. We assure you that you can fully trust us and you get the things what you have paid for.

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It is very easy to book the trip with us. At first, we need your Passport photocopy to book everything here for you. And once we got 20% of the total cost in advance through bank or Money transfer then we will confirm your trip with us. A flight detail is optional but you have to provide before 1 week of arrival to pick up.

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You can get all kind of food. You have different choices but personally, I would like to say to eat that local food or our designated food because it prevents you from high altitude sickness.

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It is hard to say that you will have altitude sickness or not because everyone’s body reacts to the altitude differently. In general, most of the trekkers have suffered from normal altitude problem during trek but if anyone highly suppers from altitude problem we manage Helicopter rescue. So be sure before starts trek that your insurance cover Helicopter rescue as well. Otherwise, you have to pay extra for a Helicopter rescue.

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Yes! The Lukla airport is one of the dangerous airports in the world. The runway is tiny and built on a slope with a mountain at one end and a huge drop into a valley at the other..,

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Yes! You can buy a SIM card (Ncell) in Kathmandu before starts trek but the 3G only really works the first and last couples of days of the trek. But you know you could buy wi-fi cards at tea houses which cost 3-6$ for 200mb and the signal is medium.

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Normally we operate this trek around a year but Sept-Nov and Feb-May is a suggested time for trek.

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If I talked about how difficulty Island peak climbing is then it’s a fairly challenging trip. Mainly you have to be fit physically and mentally for this trek. I already have mentioned about physical conditions. Normally you have to walk 5-6 hrs per day so you have to prepare your body and mind that you can walk 5-6 hrs per days. Besides this, you have to care what kind of guide and which company you are following because your guide is doctor in Mountain and company is a hospital.

In my experience, I would like to say you need to have an above average level of fitness, but no means need to be an athlete. It is a completely different world being that high up and everyone’s body reacts to the altitude differently. Simple training before you go.

-Daypack (25–35 liters), Pack cover, Sleeping bag comfortable too – 20 °c (depending upon the season, weather forecast and personal preference) and it is possible to rent it from Kathmandu which cost 2$ per day.

-Waterproof (optional) hiking boots, Camp shoes (down booties or running shoes) LED headlamp with extra battery, trekking poles. Camelback water bladder or sipper (water bottle).

-Chocolates, Energy bar, Dry fruits, ORS. Down jacket cover comfortable too -15 • c which you can hire or buy in Kathmandu and cost will be cheap for you to compare your country and another normal jacket. T-shirt, goggles (UV protected) and 5 pair thermal pants and cap for sun cover, Waterproof gloves, woolen gloves, and socks. Sunscreen, moisturizer, lip balm and sanitizer handy.

-Personal Climbing gears, Ice ax, crampons, Harness, Helmet etc.

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Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 12 reviews
December 30, 2018

I had been following @everestthrill for a long time on Instagram. As I always have the interest to do Everest base camp with Island peak climbing, I contacted Amir and ask him to organize our Island peak climbing. He sent us all the necessary details of the trip. We discussed with our team and we decided to book a trip with him.

As we landed in Nepal, we got a very warm welcome from Mr. Amir. We got Sumir as our trekking guide. He is also supportive and knowledgeable regarding his profession. We found little tough after 4500m height but their positive support, encouragement always inspired us to achieve our goal. As a result, finally, we all made it to the top, Island peak height of 6189m.

At some point, even we found a bit tough but we were lucky that the Island peak weather is very good and we got an awesome view from the summit as well. Thank you, Amir and Team, for you guys immense support to make our journey comfortable.

We are looking forward to see you guys for our next adventure Ama Dablam Expedition.

December 30, 2018

We were a group of 4 and we booked island peak climbing from Chhukung with Everest Thrill as we found a very flexible island peak itinerary and cost from Mr. Amir. We met our Island peak climbing guide, Pemba, at Chhukung. We got some pre-climbing training and we stayed one night at island peak base camp. One of our friends was not feeling well so we decided to stay one more night at base camp. Early in the morning, we started our journey to island peak summit and we pushed ourselves to make it to the top of island peak. Finally, we all summited the Island peak Nepal height of 6189m.

We had a wonderful journey but especially Island peak climbing was quite adventurous and memorable for us. Thank you Amir for being so humble, positive, supportive. Personally, I recommend all, who is looking for Nepal trip, to use their service once. I got the things what I paid for.

February 1, 2019

I have dependably wished some time or another I climbed the Himalayas well that day was granted, I climbed island top @ 6189 meters it was intense however on account of Everest Thrill for the help and their acclimatization program was great. The Guides were constantly mindful of the circumstance .. nourishment, water etc. I thank our senior trekking guide Homnath for the best exertion and amicable services, with our watchmen Tek and sibling who constantly helped us, the Climbing guides chewing and Pemba and cook who gives us great food in the base camp and generally to Naba and staff for giving all of us the information’s we require, exceptionally receptive to questions I ask. I certainly returned again for higher crests with Everest Thrill. Keep doing awesome!!! Again thank you!!

February 1, 2019

It is difficult finding a solid organization to run trekking within Nepal since there are such huge numbers of to browse. I picked Everest Thrill since it is a Nepali possessed organization that gives a great administration, as well as cares for its staff and their families! In spring 2018 I joined Everest Thrill on a multi-day trek in the Khumbu including the move of Imja Tse.

It was a magnificent ordeal and a trek I can exceedingly prescribe. I would pick Everest Thrill once more since I delighted in trekking in a little gathering and on the grounds that I observed their aides and doormen be well disposed and proficient. In that way not exclusively could involvement to the excellent scene, yet I additionally made new companions.

February 1, 2019

I needed to express my gratitude to all at Everest Thrill (Amir) for the brilliant administration you provided for Nadine and me on our ongoing climbing Island Peak. As you probably are aware I encountered a serious instance of High Altitude Cerebral Edema at Gorak Shep and must be placed in the Portable Altitude Oxygen Chamber for a number of hours, before plummeting the following morning.

The snappy activities of the trek chief and other Everest Thrill staff, maybe Saved my life. They are every one of the worthy representatives for your organization. I would have no wavering in utilizing Everest Thrill again in any future trek to Nepal, maybe with the assistance of Diomox, I will one day complete climb of Island Crest.

February 1, 2019

I was going to name this audit island peak anyway this wasn’t only a speedy trek to climb Island Peak. Everest Thrill and his posse sorted out the ideal trek to take in the delights of Everest and the chartbook mountains with the last summit endeavor.

Spread over seven days we as a whole delighted in the astonishing assortment of settlement whether it was a tent with the most astounding mountain sees or an extravagance riad in the focal point of Everest Region.

Tragically we didn’t make it to the highest point of Island peak because of the climate however this didn’t make a difference as we had seen and done as such much in whatever remains of the week it ended up inconsequential.

An astonishing excursion which surpassed each desire!!!
Thank you Amir!!!

February 1, 2019

Had a stunning time with Everest Thrill on the Island peak campaign, an efficient trek that I would never blame. Amir truly is a motivation and a phenomenal pioneer, I can’t express gratitude toward him enough for the open door given to me. The in-nation bolster was phenomenal as well, both in the confined Himalayan mountains and the clamoring roads of Nepal. Despite the fact that none of the group achieved the summit regardless I felt like we had all ascended our very own pile of really having the boldness, certainty and shear assurance to embrace such a requesting campaign. I would exceptionally prescribe Everest Thrill to any companion or outsider! Be that as it may, all the more significantly I’d like to thank everybody required with the association of this trek, it truly was flawless!

February 1, 2019

We did the sorted out outing to the summit of Island Peak with cutting edge experiences.
Each colleague of the office did their best employment: Kishor our movement specialist (exceptionally responsive, best sorted out, proficient help each time and without prior warning), our trekking guide (great guide, considerately, solicitously, best composed, best visit and fascination direct, needs dependably the best for his movement accomplices), Mr. Pemba our Sherpa (conveyed our stuff, inviting and accommodatingly, you’re the best for the day by day organic product plate) and Pemba and Nimesh our ascending aides (high expert ascending aide and ascending aide collaborator, much obliged for pushing to the summit and for dealing with us on the mountain).

Much obliged for that astonishing trip!!!! Definitely suggested!!!

February 1, 2019

An extremely incredible day in the pinnacles invigorating my aptitudes to take my ML appraisal soon. Victimize was an agreeable, educated educator who has given me bunches of helpful guidance. We had an entire day and canvassed ropes and route in simply the appropriate measure of detail. I didn’t know what’s in a store of the day so was extremely satisfied that it was so fruitful and pleasant. Loot made me feel calm and it felt simple to put forth any inquiries regardless of whether I figured I ought to most likely know the appropriate responses! I feel significantly more certain to take my evaluation now and furthermore have a smart thought of things that I have to enhance. Much obliged to you to such an extent. I will fill you in as to whether I pass!!

February 1, 2019

We had an extraordinary trek with Everest Thrill, everything was efficient with great administration!
Our guide Nakul and Sumir from Everest Thrill were extremely useful and instructive and the cook was likewise unimaginable – we were constantly flabbergasted at how such crisp and impeccably arranged dinners all of a sudden showed up out of the blue (in expansive amounts), particularly considering everything was being brought by donkey through a moderately remote locale. We were additionally exceptionally thankful to the muleteers, who were constantly sprightly and buckled down.
We exceedingly suggest Everest Thrill organization!

February 1, 2019

We had an extraordinary trek with Everest Thrill, everything was efficient with eminent administration!
Our guide Amir from Everest Thrill were extremely useful and useful and the cook was additionally extraordinary – we were constantly stunned at how such crisp and perfectly arranged suppers all of a sudden showed up all of a sudden (in huge amounts), particularly considering everything was being brought by donkey through a moderately remote area. We want a fabulous outing ceaselessly with Everest Thrill. My first time away with Amir and it was magnificent.
We very prescribe Amir and his organization Everest Thrill!

March 24, 2019

I will recommend anyone who plan to trek or climb a mountain in Nepal to get in touch with Kisan & Aamir and he can not only cater to it but also customize a well suited one just for you and team. I will for sure go back to him for my next expedition.

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