Island Peak Climbing - Island peak expedition - Imja Tse peak climbing

Island Peak Climbing                       Island peak climbing one of the most popular trekking peaks in Everest region. Island peak 6179m is known as Imja Tse peak . Island peak was named by Eric Shipton in 1952 and the first ascent was made by members of the 1953 British Everest team as a training climb. Island peak expedition offer superb views of Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt. Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Makalu 8463m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8201m with 27th mountains peaks of Everest region as well as Tibetan monasteries, Tibetan Sherpa culture with beautiful valley of Everest region. Island peak expedition required good physical fitness and minimum three weeks holidays in Nepal including Island peak climbing and Everest base camp trekking. we Apex Nepal Adventure Pvt. Ltd includes first Everest base camp trekking then climbing island peak because of better acclimatization and summit the Island peak. Island peak climbing is non technical Peak climbing in Nepal but good physical fitness and climbing skill required. Since Island peak climbing has been open , Apex Nepal Adventure Pvt. Ltd summit numerous mountaineers successfully summit to Island peak.

                        <Island peak climbing / Imja Tse peak climbing start from Lukla after 35 minutes mountain flight to Lukla. Apex Nepal Adventure climbing guide will led you through the Solu Khumbu, capital of Sherpa. A full day rest will follow at the Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar. On that day, a hike for acclimatization is possible to Thame and back. You will continue trek to Everest base camp kala pattar and ascending the glacial valley and continuing up to reach Gorak Shep. You will hike to Kala Pattar (5,545m /18,190ft), a shelf at the foot of Mt. Pumori, is well rewarded with the entire view of the south face of Mt. Everest. After visiting the Everest Base Camp (5,357m/17,575ft) trail descends to Chhukung. After a day of walking from Chhukung you will reach the Island peak Base Camp to prepare for your attempt at the peak. It may take an additional day or two to scale the peak depending on weather conditions. You will endeavor the summit (6,189m/20,305ft) after one night at the High Camp perched on the South West Ridge where magnificent vistas of the Khumbu can be seen from the top. Island Peak is easy and common so most of the visitor from the world is willing to go there. The journey came to conclusion at Lukla airstrip from where you will fly back to Kathmandu . We Apex Nepal Adventure Pvt. Ltd arrange Island climbing from two different way either Lukla direct Everest base camp trekking & island peak climbing or Lukla Gokyo cho la pass Everest base camp trekking then Island peak climbing . .

Island Peak Climbing Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in kathmandu 1334m, Apex Nepal Adventure ’s representative will transfer to hotel , Island peak climbing / Imja Tse peak climbing briefing with officially arrangements. overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 02: Fly to Lukla (2830m)and trek to Phakding (2630m)
Day 03: Terk to Namche Bazaar(3340)
Day 04: Namche Bazaar acclimatization day. (During the day , you can hike to Thame for beautiful Himalayan views, wild animals and Tibetan Monastery or hike to Everest view hotel for superb views of Mt. Everest(8848m) , Mt.Lhotse, (8516n) Mt. Nuptse, (7855m), Mt.Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku (6723m), Mt. Kantega (6979m), Mt. Kusum Khangaru (6367m), Mt.Kongde (6011m), Mt. Tawache peak (6367 m), Mt. Cholaste (6335m), island peak (6179m), Khumbila (God of Khumbu) 5761m etc , overnight at Namche Bazaar.
Day 05: Namche Bazaar trek to Phortse village (3890m).
Day 06: Phortse village trek to Pheriche (4250mm).
Day 07: Pheriche trek to Lobuche (4900m).
Day 08: Lobuche trek to Gorak shep(5180m),Lunch at Gorakshep than Apex Nepal Adventure's trekking guide will take to you Everest base camp 5400m, after khumbu Ice fall and Khumbu glaciers view back to Gorakshep overnight at Gorakshep.
Day 09: Gorakshep early in the morning HJT trekking guide will take to you kala pattar (5545m) for superb Himalayan views including the Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Nuptse 7855m, Mt. Pumori 7161m, Mt. Changaste 7550m, Mt.Lingterin 6679m, Mt. Amadablam 6856m, Mt. Thamserku 6723m, Mt. Kantega 6685m, Mt.Kusum Khagaru 6367m,Mt.Kongde 6011m,Mt. Khumbila 5761m(God of the Khumbu),Mt.Twache peak 6367m, Mt. Cholaste 6335m ,Island peak 6179m, Lobuche peak 6145m,Pokalde peak 5806m, Honku south peak 6119m and lunch at Lobuche and overnight at Dingboche (4345m)
Day 10: Dingboche trek to Chhukung (4750m). Lunch at chhukung than HJT trekking guide will take to you Chhukung Ri 5500m for superb Himalayan views including the Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Nuptse 7855m, Mt. Amadablam 6856m, Mt. Thamserku 6723m, Mt. Kantega 6685m, Mt.Kusum Khagaru 6367m,Mt.Kongde 6011m,Mt. Khumbila 5761m(God of the Khumbu),Mt.Twache peak 6367m, Mt. Cholaste 6335m ,Island peak 6179m, Lobuche peak 6145m,Pokalde peak 5806m, Honku south peak 6119m etc, back to Chhuking and overnight at Chhukung (4750m)
Day 11: Chhukung trek to Island Peak Base Camp(4967m) HJT climbing guide will teach you how to fixed the rope , some climbing tipps than make trainning near by island peak base camp. overnight at island peak base camp.
Day 12: Next morning , our climbing guide will take to you, slowly climbing to the camp first on Island Peak. You have all day to reach that intermediate camp. Do not expect the luxury of the base camp, but rather expect a sleepless night dreaming of your first 6,179 m peak. overland isaland peak high camp 5600m.
Day 13: Early morning, start going to the top. After camp 1, go up in the gully, traverse to the right, up on a wide stone field, cross the ridge to the glacier. Always beware of the crevasses. You are nearly halfway. Have a good trip to the top and safely down. The same day back to Chukung.
Day 14: Chhukung trek to Tyangboche (3890m)
Day 15: Tyangboche trek to Namche bazaar.
Day 16: Namche bazaar trek to Lukla.
Day 17: Lukla by flight back to Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel.
Day 18: After breakfast , our tour guide will take to you sightseeing such as :Boudhhanath: visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa than visit Pashupatinath: the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Kathmandu durbar square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple , Goddes Kumari, legend of kathmadu valley etc. transfer to hotel and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese restaurant . Overnight at Kathmandu
Day 19: After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities , Apex Nepal Adventure's representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward journeys or if you have time to stay in Nepal will arrange any other trip such as Chitwan Junlge safari tour, Lumbini tour, Chitwan jungle safari tour , river rafting etc.

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