Island Peak

Island Peak (6,160 M) the most popular trekking peak to climb in Everest region located on top of the Chukung glacier between Ama Dablam and Lhotse peaks, the most sought after trekking destination because of its challenging geographical conditions. Due to its striking location in the middle of the Chhukung valley, like an Island on a sea of ice, climbing team of Eric Shipton in 1952 AD name this mountain as Island Peak. Island peak was first ascended in 1953 by a British team . 

Trip Highlights

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
  • Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing/ Gear Checking & Preparation for trekking & Climbing.
  • Day 3: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft) then trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft)
  • Day 4: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft)
  • Day 5: Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,283 ft): Acclimatization Day
  • Day 6: Namche Bazaar to Dole (4,110m/ 13,152ft)
  • Day 7: Dole to Machhermo (4,470m/ 14,663ft)
  • Day 8: Machhermo to Gokyo (4800 m/15,744 ft)
  • Day 9: Acclimatization Day in Gokyo Valley: Hike to Gokyo Ri (5,330 m/17,483 ft)
  • Day 10: Gokyo to Thaknak (4750 m/15,580 ft)
  • Day 11: Thaknak to Cho La pass (5367 m/17,604 ft) to Lobuche (4940 m/16,207 ft)
  • Day 12: Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5364m/17,594ft) and back to Gorak Shep (5170 m/16,961ft)
  • Day 13: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5545m/18,192ft] and back to Lobuche (4940m/16,207ft)
  • Day 14: Lobuche to Kongma La (5,535m/18,159ft) to Chhukung (4,730m/15,518ft)
  • Day 15: Chhukung to Island Peak Base Camp (5,200m/17,060ft)
  • Day 16: Island Peak Base Camp to Summit and back to Base Camp (5,600m/18,372ft)
  • Day 17: Island Peak Base Camp to Pangboche (3,985m/13,074ft)
  • Day 18: Pangboche to Namche Bazaar:
  • Day 19: Namche Bazaar to Lukla
  • Day 20: Fly to Kathmandu
  • Day 21: Free day In Kathmandu
  • Day 22: International Departure

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Trip Facts

Grade: Moderate
Trip Duration: 22 Days
Max. Altitude 6,160 M
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