Climbing Island Peak
Island Peak was the name given to the mountain in 1952 by Eric Shipton’s party who thought it to be reminiscent of an island in a sea of ice. It is also known by its Nepali name of Imja Tse.
We start from Lukla and trek slowly up the Dudh Kosi valley and after a trip to Everest Base Camp . Then, we branch off to Chukkung and then onto Island Peak Base Camp and prepare for the ascent.
|Day 01||Arrive Kathmandu|
|Day 03||Fly Lukla (2800); trek Phakding (2010m)|
|Day 04||Trek Namche Bazaar (3420m)|
|Day 06||Trek Tengboche (3870m)|
|Day 07||Trek Dingboche (4360m)|
|Day 09||Trek Chhukung (4730m)|
|Day 10||Trek Island Peak Base Camp (4970m)|
|Day 12||Summit Island Peak (6189m); return Base Camp|
|Day 13||Trek Pangboche (3860m)|
|Day 14||Trek Namche Bazaar|
|Day 15||Trek Lukla|
|Day 16||Fly Kathmandu|
|Day 17||Depart Kathmandu|