Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek

USD 3250-3080 2-7 Pax

Major Highlights of Island Peak Climbing

  • Climbing Imja Tse Peak, popularly known as the Island Peak
  • Everest Base Camp, Kalapatthar, Khumbu Valley and Sherpa Village such as Phakding, Namche Bazar and so on
  • Prominent mountain peaks like the Ama Dablam, the Kongdi RI, the Thamserku, Lhotse, Nuptse and Mount Everest among many others
  • Tengboche monastery

Best Season for Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp

Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) are the best months for this trip. Although Island Peak can be climbed during winter, the cold temperature might not be suitable for everyone.

No prior climbing experience is required for this trek; however, having some knowledge of using climbing equipment will be an asset. A good stamina is also a must. There will also be a pre -ice climbing training for participants in the Island Peak base camp. The training will mostly be about using climbing gears such as ropes, ice pick, harness, crampons.

Island Peak climbing usually requires 5-6 hours of walking every day. In the summiting day, however, we will have to walk up to for 10-12 hours. Therefore, it is advised that you prepare yourself by jogging or walking around 12 km every day for around 3 months before your actual trip.  By choosing Island Peak trip, you are considering walking in high altitude and remote areas for many days. In order to make your Island Peak climbing successful, having strong willpower, the ability to tolerate harsh weather conditions along with reasonable fitness is crucial. It is vital for participants with pre-existing medical conditions such as heart, lung, blood diseases and allergies to consult their doctor before taking the trip. Also, make sure you make your conditions known to Pinnacle Expedition at the time of booking.

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Package Details

  • Airport pickups and drop offs in a private vehicle
  • 4-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader, climbing guide (leader) and 1 assistant trek leader for 4 trekkers and service of 1 porter for 2 trekkers including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging.
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla –Kathmandu)
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • Tented accommodation during the climb
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek and climb
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Down jacket, duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map (down jacket are to be returned after trip completion)
  • Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
  • Group mountaineering (climbing) equipment’s
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits and Island Peak Climbing Permit
  • Medical kit (carried by the trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes

The Trip

40 min flight
3-4 hours
5-6 hours
Acclimatization Day
5- 6 hours
4-5 hours
5-6 hours
6-7 hours
7-8 hours
6-7 hours
3-4 hours
10-12 hours
5-6 hours
4-5 hours
6-7 hours

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  • Accommodation will take place in a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu, teahouses during trekking for 12 nights and tents when climbing for 3 nights. All of the rooms are on a twin-sharing basis while a single supplement will be served on request and charged additionally. Similarly, the rooms will include attached bathrooms, however, please take into consideration that most teahouses will only have shared washing and toilet facilities and that single rooms aren’t readily available beyond Kathmandu and Namchhe Bazaar. For tent accommodation, foam mattress will be provided along with toilet facilities with necessary natural preservation.
  • During our trek, we can enjoy the staple Nepali diet of daal-bhat-tarkari as well the common international cuisine like Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian, etc. Breakfast and dinner will be served from the teahouse or lodge menu we’d spend the night at whereas lunch will be served on the way to the next destination. All meals will be provided during trekking while only breakfast will be available in Kathmandu. There will also be welcome and farewell dinners for guests
  • While trekking, we will provide you a fully trained, English speaking, experienced trekking guide as well as assistant guides. Every 4 members of the trekking team are entitled to 1 assistant guide, also 1 porter for every two members to carry the luggage.
  • We will provide you a licensed, English speaking, and experienced climbing guide. There is also the provision of assistant guides, for a group size of 2-4 people; there will be 1 main guide and 1 assistant guide. In a group size of 5-8 people, there will be 1 main guide and 2 assistant guides. Finally, with a group of 9-12 people, we shall be offering you 1 main guide and 3 assistant guides. Other staff members will include one experienced cook and a necessary Sherpa staff, mostly assistants who will assist in setting up camps during the climb.This arrangement of staff will ensure the safety of each and every member in the group; also, if any member falls ill, the trip will still go ahead as planned. Please also note that the maximum number of people in a group will be 12, as this is the optimum size for a successful trip. 

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