Island Peak

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Trip Details

Start/End: Kathmandu to Kathmandu

Duration: 22 days

Difficulty: Very Strenuous

Maximum Elevation: 6,189 m (Island Peak Summit)

Best Time: October - November and March - April

Accommodation: Lodges / Teahouses / Camping

Island Peak (6,189 m) climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular destinations for trekkers for those who are energetic and physically fit with little or no experience in mountain expeditions. Being one of the trekking peaks with little or no technical aspects, it is not challenging for a beginner climber wishing to hike.
The Island peak climbing itinerary has been designed professionally by taking care of proper and gradual acclimatization. Before climbing the height, we also visit popular trekking destinations in the world, Everest Base Camp (5,357 m) and Kalapatthar (5,545 m) – for the up-close views of Mt. Everest and other high mountains.
Island peak organizes tea house trekking and a couple of nights camping during the climbing period. You can choose according to your preference and requirements about what and the way long. There are many options like Island peak with high three passes, Island peak with two passes, Island peak with one pass, and Island peak with Everest base camp or pan directly climb island peak and other high mountains.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and Preparation

Day 03: Fly Kathmandu to Lukla (2,860 m / 9,383 ft) to Phakding (2,610 m / 8,563 ft)

Day 04: Trek Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m /11,286 ft)

Day 05: Acclimatization day

Day 06: Trek Namche Bazzar to Dole (4,040 m / 13,254 ft)

Day 07: Trek Dole to Machhermo (4,470 m / 14,665 ft)

Day 08: Trek Machhermo to Gokyo (4,750 m / 15,583 ft)

Day 09: Ascend Gokyo Ri (5,357 m /17,575 ft) to Thangnak (4,700 m / 15,419 ft)

Day 10: Trek Thangnak to Dzongla (4,830 m / 15,850 ft)

Day 11: Trek Dzongla to Lobuche (4,910 m / 16,939 ft) 

Day 12: Trek Lobuche - Gorak Shep (5,160 m / 16,929 ft) - Everest base camp (5,360 m / 17,585 ft)

Day 13: Ascend Kala Patthar (5,545 m / 18,192 ft) - Dingboche (4,410 m /14,470 ft)

Day 14: Trek Dingbuche to Chhukung (4,730 m / 15,518 ft)

Day 15: Trek Chhukung to Island Peak base camp (5,200 m / 17,060 ft)

Day 16: Summit Island peak (6,189 m / 20,305 ft) and trek back to base camp

Day 17: Trek back to Pangboche

Day 18: Trek Pangboche to Namche Bazaar

Day 19: Namche Bazaar to Lukla

Day 20: Fly back to Kathmandu

Day 21: Free day in Kathmandu

Day 22: Final departure, transfer to the international airport

Trip Info

Highlights of Island Peak

  • Summit the Island peak at an elevation of 6189 meters above sea level
  • Visit the largest monastery of Khumbu region - Tengboche Monastery
  • Scenic flight to one of the shortest runway airports of Nepal - Lukla 
  • Ascend the beautiful snow peak of Solu-Khumbu region Chhukung Ri
  • Enjoy the stunning mountain beauty of the Khumbu region including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, and many other surrounding peaks
  • Explore the bustling town of Sherpa’s Namche Bazaar

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