Island Peak

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Trip Details

Start/End: Kathmandu to Kathmandu

Duration: 24 days

Difficulty: Very Strenuous

Maximum Elevation: 6,189m (Island Peak Summit)

Best Time: October - November and March - April

Accommodation: Lodges/Teahouses/Camping

Island Peak (6189m.) climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular destinations for trekkers for those who are energetic and physically fit with little or no experience in mountain expeditions. Being one of the trekking peaks with little or no technical aspects, it is not challenging for a beginner climber wishing to hike.
The Island peak climbing itinerary has been designed professionally by taking care of proper and gradual acclimatization. Before climbing the height, we also visit popular trekking destinations in the world, Everest Base Camp (5357m) and Kalapatthar (5545m) – for the up-close views of Mt. Everest and other high mountains.
Island peak organizes tea house trekking and a couple of nights camping during the climbing period. You can choose according to your preference and requirements about what and the way long. There are many options like Island peak with high three passes, Island peak with two passes, Island peak with one pass, and island peak with Everest base camp or pan directly climb island peak and other high mountains.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel

Day 02 : Kathmandu Sightseeing and Preparation

Day 03 : Fly Kathmandu to Lukla(2,800m)to Phakding (2,652 m)

Day 04 : Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)

Day 05 : Acclimatization day

Day 06 : Namche Bazzar to Dole [4,110m)

Day 07 : Dole to Machhermo(4,470m)

Day 08 : Machhermo to Gokyo(4,800 m)

Day 09 : Gokyo Valley: Acclimatization Day

Day 10 : Hike Gokyo Ri (5,330m) to Thangnak(4,750m)

Day 11 : Thangnak - Cho-la Pass(5,367 m) - Lobuche(4,940 m)

Day 12 : Lobuche to Everest Base Camp(5,364 m)

Day 13 : Gorak Shep - Kala Patthar(5,545 m)to Dingbuche(4,010m)

Day 14 : Dingbuche to Chhukung(4,730m)

Day 15 : Chhukung to Island Peak Base camp(5,200m0)

Day 16 : Island Peak Base Camp to High Camp day trip(5,600m)

Day 17 : High camp to summit to Base camp to Chhukung

Day 18 : Reserve Day for Contingency

Day 19 : Chhukung to Tyangboche

Day 20 : Namche Bazaar to Monjo.

Day 21 : Manjo to lukla 4/5 hours

Day 22 : Fly back to Kathmandu

Day 23 : Free day in Kathmandu

Day 24 : Final departure, transfer to international Airport

Trip Info

Highlights of Island Peak

  • Summit the Island peak at an elevation of 6189 meters above sea level
  • Visit the largest monastery of Khumbu region - Tengboche Monastery
  • Scenic flight to one of the shortest runway airports of Nepal - Lukla 
  • Ascend the beautiful snow peak of Solu-Khumbu region Chhukung Ri
  • Enjoy the stunning mountain beauty of the Khumbu region including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, and many other surrounding peaks
  • Explore the bustling town of Sherpa’s Namche Bazaar