Island Peak Climbing With Everest Base Camp Trekking

  • 20 Days
  • Moderate to StrenuousTrip Grade
  • 6189M Maximum Altitude
  • 2 Minimum Group Size

Trip Highlights

  • Popular climbing peak in Nepal
  • Ideal for the beginners and experts both
  • Offers the breathtaking views of the Everest region peaks
  • Perfect to connect with Everest base camp trek
  • Explore Sherpa culture and lifestyles


Island Peak (6189m) is also known as Imja Tse, which is situated in the Everest region on the top of Chukung Glacier between the Ama Dablam and Lhotse Himalayan range. It is gorgeous and comparatively less challenging NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) authorized trekking peak. Island Peak is the name given by Eric Shipton, a Mountaineer by being impressed with the range of ice and beautiful location. This peak was first climbed by the British climbing team in 1953 A.D, before ascending to the top of the world- Mt. Everest. Island Peak Climbing is an adventurous journey and suitable for the climbing practices.

Although the climbing to Island Peak has been illustrated as a less technical climbing, it is challenging enough for the Peak climbing experiences in the Everest region. It needs the climbing equipments of mountaineering as boots with crampons on, climbing ropes, ice axe, harness, carabineers, Descender device and others. Trip to the Island Peak climbing is combined with the world famous Everest Base Camp Trekking. It is also helpful to acclimatize the climbers for the successful climb. Flying to Lukla from Kathmandu, it crosses Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep, Everest Base Camp, Kalapatthar and heads to Chhukung for the Island Peak Climb. Our expert peak climbing guide assists you to ascend the Island peak with proper information. The views of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse and other peaks are stunning and incredible. The trip descends all the way to Lukla and flies to Kathmandu.

Vertex Holiday suggests you to have some more spare days, which is useful in case the climate will not be favorable. We provide you the information about the technicality and the need of practice to have a successful summit. We offer all the required basic climbing materials and hygiene meal for the climbers. Please, contact us for more information.

Outline Itinerary

01 DayArrive in Kathmandu (1300m), transfer to hotel and dinner with Nepali cultural program

Namaste and welcome to Nepal. As you arrive Kathmandu, Vertex Holiday’s airport representative receives you at the airport and transfer to the hotel. After getting refreshed, we give you short briefing and orientation by out trekking leaders. The evening is wonderful with a dinner with Nepali cultural program. Overnight at hotel.

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