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Island Peak is one of the most popular 6,000+ m climbing peaks in Nepal. This 20 day expedition itinerary ensures you acclimatise gradually whilst trekking up the Khumbu Valley to Everest base camp and gradually progressing before reaching the summit of Island [[Not allowed]] peak is actually an extension of the ridge coming down off the south end of Lhotse Shar. Imja Tse is a popular mountaineering objective for climbers in Nepal, with its standard climbing route having the difficulty rating of Alpine PD.

Island peak climbing technicality

Island Peak is graded PD alpine mountain which has some technical climbing and complicated glaciers. The final route includes basic rock scrambling, roped glacier crossings, a steep snow/ice wall on fixed ropes and exposed final summit ridge. Any clients undertaking this trip should have some basic mountaineering experience which includes rock scrambling and walking on snow/ice with ice axe and crampons. It is highly recommended that you should have attended a basic winter or alpine courses with use of ice axe and crampons as this provides the basic technical knowledge for attempting the final summit. A basic skills day will be included on the trip, but this is more intended to refresh knowledge.


Day 1 Kathmandu ( Equipment check, induction with Expedition leader )

Day 2  Lukla / Monjo

Day 3 Monjo / Namche Bazaar

Day 4 Acclimatisation day

Day 5  Namche Bazaar / Tengboche

Day 6 Tengboche / Pheriche

Day 7 Acclimatisation

Day 8 Pheriche to Lobuche

Day 9 Lobuche / Gorakshep / EBC

Day 10 Kalapatthar / Dingboche

Day 11 Dingboche / Chukung

Day 12 Chukung / Island Peak base camp

Day 13 IPBC / Island peak high camp

Day 14 Ascend to Island peak summit / descent to Base camp

Day 15 ISBC / Pangboche

Day 16 Pangboche / Namche Bazaar

Day 17 Namche Bazaar / Lukla

Day 18 Kathmandu

Day 19 Departure


  • Local Sherpa and experienced Mountain Guide leaders
  • 1:2 Sherpa Guide ratio (NMA Certifited guides)
  • Arrival hotel in Kathmandu
  • All trekking and climbing permits (Khumbu Region Permit and TIMS)
  • All internal-local transportation to and from the trekking trail head
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on trek days. (one meal order)
  • Lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Base Camp tent services
  • Base camp cook and kitechen staff
  • Porter Services
  • Arrival pick up and departure
  • Internal flights
  • Basic First aid kit
  • Welcome/Farewell leave Dinner
  • Exclusions

  • Visas and travel insurance
  • Entertainment and food ( Kathmandu )
  • Bottled drinks and beverages
  • Evacuation (will be done in your account)
  • Tips (Service Charge in Hotel and Restaurants are included)
  • Single supplement Charges
  • Laundry, Phone services, Personal expenditure transactions
  • Optional trips
  • Tea breaks, chocolates or other snacks and any meals beside breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Delay and cancellation because of natural phenomenon
  • International flights to Kathmandu
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    Expedition Information
    Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4
    Island Peak (Imja Tse) 
    Fitness Level
    Technical Level
    Group Size
    Namas Adventure Ltd
    Namas Adventure Ltd
    Live Your Story
    6,189 m / 20,305 ft
    27.9212 N°, 86.9339 E°