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Everest BC with Island Peak
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Everest Base Camp with Island Peak (Imja Tse)

Kala Pattar Trek and Island Peak ClimbIsland Peak is known as Imja Tse 6160m./20305ft) is one of the most popular trekking peaks in Nepal located at Khumbu valley for climbing on Himalayas. The combination of Everest base camp trek and Island Peak climbing is probably the best trip in Nepal adored by adventure seekers. It was first climbed in 1953 in preparation for the ascent on Everest. Apart from being an enjoyable climb, it has some of the most spectacular scenery of the Khumbu region. Island peak is said to resemble an "Island in a sea of ice" and is actually an extension of the south ridge of Lhotse Shar. The mainland forms a semi-circle of cliffs that rise in the north to the rugged summits of Mt. Nuptse, Lhotse, Lhotse middle peak and Lhotse Shar.

Kala Pattar Trek with Island Peak ClimbingThe Amadablam looks like a giant sea-stack guarding the entrance to the glacial bay Where Island peak stands. Island peak's first route of ascent was the south-east flank and south-west ridge. The usual base camp site is between Imja Tse and moraine of Imja glacier. In the event of heavy snowfall, this area has proved to be prone to avalanche danger. The west face also offers good route. Most people seem to Climb Island peak without bottled air. For some people reaching to the summit from the base camp is a day activity. However, most of the climbers prefer alpine style camping at high camp which adds the joy of climbing and also helps a safe ascent.

Climbing Itinerary:

  • Hotels/Lodges/Camping
  • 14 Days Trek/Climbing
  • Grade: Mountaineering
  • Food: Included except main meals in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation: 3 Nights Kathmandu & 14 Nights Lodges/Camping
  • Best season: Spring & Autumn

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff and transfers to Hotel.
Day 02: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding 2610m. O/N at Teahouse Lodge.
Day 03: Phakding – Namche Bazar (3440m.)
Day 04: Namche rest for acclimatization and explore.
Day 05: Namche – Tengboche (3860m.)
Day 06: Tengboche – Pheriche (4243m.)
Day 07: Pheriche – Labuche (4940m.)
Day 08: Trek to Gorakshep (5288m.) Explore Everest Base Camp (5357m.).
Day 09: Hike Kala Pattar 5554m.– Chhukung 4750m. via Kongma-La Pass 5540m.
Day 10: Chhukung – Island Peak Base Camp (5600m.)
Day 11: Island Peak BC – High Camp and preparation day.
Day 12: High Camp – Island Peak 6,160m. summit & back to Chhukung.
Day 13: Chhukung – Tengboche (3860m.)
Day 14: Tengboche – Manjo.
Day 15: Manjo – Lukla (2866m.) and transfer to teahouse Lodge.
Day 16: Lukla – Kathmandu by early flight & transfers to Hotel.
Day 17: Kathmandu free.
Day 18: Last minute, transfer to airport for your onward journey.

Peak Climbing  Cost: USD     Per Person.

Tea-house Lodge Trek Cost Includes:

  • All land transportation by Van, Hiace or, tourist Bus. (Airport/Hotel/Airport & trekking pick up & drop).
  • 3 Night’s hotel accommodation in Kathmandu at Bed & Breakfast basis.
  • 3 Major meals; B/L/D (by Lodge menu) and accommodation; twin sharing bed room at best available teahouse lodge en-route, tented camp at Base Camp.
  • Twin sharing North Face brand tent, dining tent, Kitchen tent, staff tent, Kitchen utensil etc.).
  • 1 English speaking equipped, professional trekking + climbing guide, Cook, Kitchen boys and necessary Porter. (1 Porter between two member).
  • Climbing Guide Equipment charges.
  • Life insurance for all support crews and their daily wages.
  • Per member 15 Kg. luggage allow while in the trekking.
  • Enough rope for climbing and snow bar for climbing.
  • Peak Permits, Khumbu area entrance permit, Sagarmatha National Park permits fees and garbage deposit.
  • Air Ticket: Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu with airport tax and cargo fees.
  • Medical Kit Box for Nepali support crews.
  • All official taxes and service charge.


The Cost Doesn’t Include:

  • Personal transportation except above programs.
  • Major meals lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Personal trekking & Peak climbing gears etc.
  • High Food, Personal medical kit box.
  • Personal Nature expenses.
  • Emergency evacuation (If incase Helicopter Rescue).
  • Drinks except tea and coffee.
  • Airfare: To & from your country.
  • Nepal entry, re-entry visa fees & international airport departure taxes.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Tips for trekking crews.

Note for every member:

  1. Guest are require to bring 5 pcs of passport size new photos and USD 40 for own expenses to apply the Nepal multiple visa. (15 days 30 USD & above 40 USD for Per Person).
  2. Nepal visa will issue at your upon arrival in Kathmandu at TIA airport.
  3. Passport must have at least 6 months of validity during the entire travelling period.
  4. There will be a surcharge of 4% if payment made by Credit Card for trip.

Trip Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation must be notified in writing to the office of “Cultural Treks & Expedition”. Cancellation charges shall be levied as follows:
  • More than 15 days before departure: US $ 500 Per Person
  • Less than 15 days before departure: Loss of deposit
  • After starting the trip or trek: No refund Trip cost.

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