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Climbing Island Peak

Climbing Island Peak (6189 m)

Have you decided to climb your first six-thousander, and even technical? If so, Island Peak is the mountain to which you need to pay attention first. Island peak is one of the most popular training peaks among climbers in the Himalayas and will serve as an excellent preparation for subsequent ascents to higher and technical peaks.

Island Peak:

  • height above sea level - 6189 m,
  • sufficiently high and technical six thousandth. Participants need to be able to use alps equipment well (a training program is included). You will have movement in cats with ice axes along snow-ice fields, possibly along stairs through cracks, working with the jumar along steep railings.
  • as a big bonus for trekking and climbing - an indescribable panorama of the Himalayan peaks: Ama Dablam, Makalu. Lhotse, Everest, Nuptse, Baruntse, etc.

Attention! Preparation for the ascent should be taken thoroughly. For climbing:

  • good physical fitness and stamina required
  • good acclimatization
  • you need to have experience in mountain hiking or climbing, for example: Kazbek, Elbrus, Kilimanjaro, etc.
Article:
122
Country:
Nepal
Tour type:
Expeditions and ascents
Directions:
Sagartatha National Park
Complexity:
Medium
Number of participants:
From 2 to 12 people
Maximum height:
6189 m
Season:
Spring, Autumn
Start of the program:
Kathmandu
Finish program:
Kathmandu
Duration:
15 days
Price:
1 900 USD
Count:

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel. Acquaintance with the guide, the purchase of the necessary equipment

Day 2

Airport transfer. Flight to Lukla, trekking in Monjo (2800 m)

Day 3

Trekking in Namche Bazar (3600 m)

Day 4

Trekking in Diboche (4000 m)

Day 5

Trekking in Dingboche (4200 m)

Day 6

Trekking in Chukkung (4800 m)

Day 7

Acclimatization day. Training program: rope work, rock climbing, rappel, knots, work in a bunch, etc.

Day 8

The beginning of the ascent. Trekking to Base Camp (5100 m)

Day 9

Early rise. Climbing the peak of Island Peak (6189 m)

Day 10

Trekking in Diboche (4000 m)

Day 11

Trekking in Namche Bazar (3600 m)

Day 12

Trekking in Lukla

Day 13

Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Check in at the hotel

Day 14

Free day in Kathmandu.

Day 15

Airport transfer

Kathmandu – Lukla - Monjo (2800 m) – Namche Bazaar (3600 m) - Diboche (4000 m) - Dingboche  (4200 m) - Chukkung (4800 m) - Island Peak Base Camp (5100 m) - Summit Island peak (6189 m) - Diboche (4000 m) - Namche Bazaar (3600 m) – Lukla - Kathmandu

The cost of the Full package - from 1900.00 US dollars

The price of the full package includes:

  • Russian-speaking mountain guide, 8000+ climber
  • Meeting and seeing off at the airport
  • City Tour
  • Hotel stay in Kathmandu 3 nights
  • Flight Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu
  • Loggia on the track and in tents in the Base Camp
  • Food at Base Camp
  • Public outfit
  • 1 mountain guide, 8000+ climbers for every 3 people
  • Permit for trekking
  • Permit for climbing
  • Staff insurance
  • Carriage of goods along the trail, one participant - 15 kg

The price of the full package does not include:

  • International flight
  • Personal equipment
  • Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu
  • Food on the track
  • Personal climbing insurance
  • Movement along the route separately from the group.

Brief information about the area

Island Peak, also known as Imja Tse, is located in the Imja Valley right on the Nepalese-Tibetan border, in the Sagartatha National Park, on one of the spurs of the huge southern wall of Lhotse. This beautiful mountain really looks like an island that on both sides is overshadowed by the huge southern wall of Lhotse / Nuptse in the north and Baruntse in the south. The view from the top of this mountain is really wonderful, amazing glaciers descending from a height of 8000 meters and a view of the beautiful Ama Dablam and Mount Makalu.

Additional Information:

  • The price includes ONE attempt to climb
  • Guide orders MANDATORY
  • The assault begins at 2 a.m. RETURN POINT - 13:00

Additional expenses:

  • Summit bonus (in case of reaching the Top) - $ 100
  • Tips for porters - $ 30
  • Meals in Kathmandu and in the loggias, which one has an appetite, from 300-500 dollars.
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