Island Peak (6189m) Climbing
Island Peak (6189m) Climbing
Island Peak (6189m) Climbing
Island Peak (6189m) Climbing

Island Peak (6189m) Climbing

  • Duration 16 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Ascent Route South
  • Elevation 6189 meter
  • Grade Moderate
  • Group Size 2-12 Pax
  • Price from USD 1500

ABOUT Island Peak (6189m) Climbing

Island Peak (6189m)is one of the most popular trekking peaks in Nepal for climbing on which is situated in Khumbu region. It is also known as Imja Tse. This ‘Island Peak Climbing Trek’ includes both trekking in the heart of Khumbu region and to climb the Island Peak.  Trip provides enjoyable climb as well as provides some of the most spectacular scenery of Himalayas in the Everest region. From the top of Island peak, you can see the giant mountains such as mount Nuptse (alt. 7879m),mount Lhotse (alt. 8501m), Lhotse Middle Peak (alt. 8410m) and Lhotse Shar (alt. 8383m). Also you can see the views of Makalu (alt. 8475m) in the east, Baruntse and Amadablam.

Also on the way to Island peak, trip offers scenic mountain views, and opportunities to get a real experience into the life of world famous climbers (the Sherpa people). The trek offers the opportunities to see the Khumbu mountain ranges, around Sagarmatha National Park, a world heritage site, the life style of the Sherpa people, Himalayan flora and fauna and also will get an opportunity to embark on an epic journey that our mountain legends Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa set off on in 1953. Also you’ll witness the highest altitude hotel in the world, The Everest Hotel, highest altitude airport in the world and highest place where still people live there.

Trip Itinerary

  1. 1 Kathmandu

    Arrival in Kathmandu (1300 m), transfer to hotel. O/N at Hotel Vaishali*** or similar hotel

  2. 2 Kathmandu-Phakding

    Flight: Kathmandu (alt. 1310m) – Lukla (alt. 2840 m), trek to Phakding (alt. 2640m/ 3 hrs walk). O/N at Lodge

  3. 3 Phakding-Namche

    Trek: Phakding – Namche (alt. 3440 m/ 5 hrs walk). O/N at Lodge

  4. 4 Namche

    Trek: Namche- Everest View Hotel-Khumjung-Namche  (alt. 3440m). O/N at Lodge

  5. 5 Namche-Tengboche

    Trek: Namche – Tengboche (alt. 3860 m/  5 hrs walk). O/N at Lodge

  6. 6 Tengboche-Dingboche

    Trek: Tengboche – Dingboche (alt. 4360 m/ 6 hrs walk). O/N at Lodge

  7. 7 Dingbcohe-Chukung

    Trek: Dingboche-Chukung  (alt. 4360 m/ 3/ 4 hrs walk). O/N at Lodge

  8. 8 Chukung-Island Peak Base Camp

    Trek: Chukung- Island Peak Base Camp (alt. 5,200m/ 3/ 4 hrs walk). O/N at Tented Camp

  9. 9 Summit Island Peak

    Climb: Island Peak Base Camp- Island Peak  (alt. 6,189m)- Island Peak Base Camp (alt. 5,200m/ 10/ 12 hrs walk). O/N at Tented Camp

  10. 10 Island Peak Base Camp

    Reserve Day for bad weather (alt. 5,200m). O/N at Tented Camp

  11. 11 Island Peak Base Camp-Pangboche

    Trek: Island Peak Base Camp- Pangboche (alt. 3980m/ 5/ 6 hrs walk). O/N at Lodge

  12. 12 Pangboche-Namche

    Trek: Pangboche-Namche (alt. 3440m/ 4/5 hrs walk). O/N at Lodge

  13. 13 Namche-Lukla

    Trek: Namche-Lukla (alt. 2840m/  6 hrs walk). O/N at Lodge

  14. 14 Lukla-Kathmandu

    Flight: Lukla – Kathmandu (alt. 1310m) (35 min flight). O/N at Hotel Vaishali*** or similar hotel

  15. 15 Kathmandu

    Kathmandu Free Day. O/N at Hotel Vaishali*** or similar hotel

  16. 16 Kathmandu-Home

    Departure from Kathmandu, transfer to airport

Trip Cost

Base Camp Services USD 1500 per person* See Whats Included
Semi Services USD 2500 per person* See Whats Included
Full Services USD 2750 per person* See Whats Included

*Above trip cost is per person and twin sharing basis. The trip cost is for joining basis. Mini-mum participant to run this trip is 5 person. If no. of participants in this trip is less than 5 persons, Sherpa Shepherds reserves right to cancel or postpone the trip. However if you would like to continue trip even if we do not reach minimum number to run this trip, we can run this trip upon your request. But supplemental charge will be applicable.

Base Camp Services

Semi Services

  • See what's included
    • Ground Transfers:
    • All airport/hotel/airport transfers as per program by private vehicles
    • Flights & Cargos:
    • Flight fare for Kathmandu to Lukla with airport taxes
    • Flight fare for Lukla to Kathmandu with airport taxes
    • 15 KG personal baggage during the trek & flight
    • Accommodation:
    • 3 nights in Kathmandu at Hotel Vashali*** or similar hotel on twin sharing basis
    • 10 nights in local lodges during the trekking on twin sharing basis
    • 2 nights in tented camps during peak climbing on twin sharing basis
    • Food:
    • 3 times breakfast Hotel
    • 1 farewell dinner in Kathmandu at local authentic restaurant
    • 3 meals a day during the trekking (breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) for 10 nights at local lodges/restaurants and 2 nights in tented camps as per above program
    • Trekking Permits & Fees:
    • Everest National Park Fee
    • Island Peak Climbing Permit Fees
    • Garbage Deposit of $500
    • Search and rescue, accidental and medical insurance for climbing Sherpa to obtain peak climbing Permit
    • Support/Trekking Staffs:
    • 1 extensively experienced and licensed trekking guide
    • 1 Sherpa assistance guide for every 5 members (5 clients:1 sherpa)
    • 1 porter for every members 2 members
    • A cook and kitchen for 2 nights camping
    • Equipment:
    • 2-men sleeping tents (North Face or Mountain Hard Wear) for every 2 members
    • Foam mattress for each member
    • Dinning tent or kitchen tents and toilet tents as required
    • All require kitchen utensils with fuel
    • Insurance, wages and incentive for trekking staffs:
    • All daily wages, food allowance, accommodation, flights, transfers and insurance for trekking guide and sherpa assistance guides
    • All daily wages, equipments, transfers and insurance for porters
    • Value Added Services:
    • Welcome gift on arrival (flowers/Khata etc)
    • Special gifts/wishes on the occasion of birthday, festival etc..
    • Assistance in case of emergency (if required)
    • All applicable government taxes
    • Comprehensive First Aid Kit
    • Comprehensive trekking maps and city maps
  • See what's not included
    • All personal expenses like alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks, telephone calls, laundry services etc.
    • Medical and travel insurances
    • International airfare and taxes
    • Nepal Visa fees
    • Emergency helicopter rescue charges
    • High Altitude Climbing Sherpa if required USD 900 per sherpa
    • Main meals in Kathmandu hotel (lunch & Dinner )
    • Tips, gratuities, etc.
    • All extra services if required (except motioned in ‘The Price Include’ section)

Full Services

  • See what's included
    • Ground Transfers:
    • All airport/hotel/airport transfers as per program by private vehicles
    • Flights & Cargos:
    • Flight fare for Kathmandu to Lukla with airport taxes
    • Flight fare for Lukla to Kathmandu with airport taxes
    • 15 KG personal baggage during the trek & flight
    • Accommodation:
    • 3 nights in Kathmandu at Hotel Vashali*** or similar hotel on twin sharing basis
    • 10 nights in local lodges during the trekking on twin sharing basis
    • 2 nights in tented camps during peak climbing on twin sharing basis
    • Food:
    • 3 times breakfast Hotel
    • 1 farewell dinner in Kathmandu at local authentic restaurant
    • 3 meals a day during the trekking (breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) for 10 nights at local lodges/restaurants and 2 nights in tented camps as per above program
    • Trekking Permits & Fees:
    • Everest National Park Fee
    • Island Peak Climbing Permit Fees
    • Garbage Deposit of $500
    • Search and rescue, accidental and medical insurance for climbing Sherpa to obtain peak climbing Permit
    • Support/Trekking Staffs:
    • 1 extensively experienced and licensed trekking guide
    • 1 Sherpa assistance guide for every 5 members (5 clients:1 sherpa)
    • 1 porter for every members 2 members
    • A cook and kitchen for 2 nights camping
    • 1 High Altitude Climbing Sherpa , his climbing allowance and Sherpa Helicopter insurance, medical and accidental insurance
    • Equipment:
    • 2-men sleeping tents (North Face or Mountain Hard Wear) for every 2 members
    • Foam mattress for each member
    • Dinning tent or kitchen tents and toilet tents as required
    • All require kitchen utensils with fuel
    • Fixed Rope 100/150 m
    • First Aid Kit
    • Insurance, wages and incentive for trekking staffs:
    • All daily wages, food allowance, accommodation, flights, transfers and insurance for trekking guide and sherpa assistance guides
    • All daily wages, equipments, transfers and insurance for porters
    • Value Added Services:
    • Welcome gift on arrival (flowers/Khata etc)
    • Special gifts/wishes on the occasion of birthday, festival etc..
    • Assistance in case of emergency (if required)
    • All applicable government taxes
    • Comprehensive First Aid Kit
    • Comprehensive trekking maps and city maps
  • See what's not included
    • All personal expenses like alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks, telephone calls, laundry services etc.
    • Medical and travel insurances
    • International airfare and taxes
    • Nepal Visa fees 
    • Emergency helicopter rescue charges
    • Additional High Altitude Climbing Sherpa if required USD 900 per sherpa
    • Main meals in Kathmandu hotel (lunch & Dinner )
    • Tips, gratuities, etc.
    • All extra services if required (except motioned in ‘The Price Include’ section)

Departure Dates

Trip Dates Trip Status Price (PP)  
10 March 2018 -
28 March 2018
Booking Available
USD 1500
22 September 2018 -
6 October 2018
Booking Available
USD 1500
05 April 2019 -
20 April 2019
Booking Available
USD 1500

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