Island Peak Climbing

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Island Peak Climbing

Island Peak is a mountain in the Himalaya of eastern Part of Nepal. The peak was named Island Peak in 1951 by Eric Shipton party since it appears as an island in a sea. The peak was later renamed in 1983 to Imja Tse but Island Peak remains the popular choice. A Nepal has been the focus of outstanding achievements in the world of peak climbing expeditions, with its eight peaks above 8,000 meters. Climbing these trekking peaks in Nepal is the next step beyond simply trekking, however, it includes basic mountaineering above the snow line,using ice axes, climbing boots with crampons, ropes etc. Under the supervision and instruction from your professional climbing guides who have considerable mountaineering expertise and experience including multiple ascents of Mt. Everest. Island Peak Climbing is a superb entry into Himalayan climbing.

It is very important to have right seasonal Clothing & Equipments for the safe and enjoyable trek in Nepal. Here below, we have listed the required equipments for traveling to Nepal and its Himalayas. Please remember that you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum.

Day 01 :Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m)

Day 02 : Kathmandu (1350m)

Day 03 : Fly to Lukla & Trek to Phakding (2652m)Â

Day 04 : Trek to Namche (3450m)

Day 05 : Rest day in Namche (3450m)

Day 06 : Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860m)

Day 07 : Trek to Dingboche (4350m))

Day 08 : Rest day explore to the Chhukung 4710 m. and back to Digboche.(4410m)

Day 09 : Digboche to Lobuche (4910m)

Day 10 : Labuche to Gork shep (5184m)

Day 11 : Trek to Everest Base Camp 5365 m.then back to Gorak Shep (5180m)

Day 12 : Hike up to Kalapattar 5550 m. Return back to Dingboche (4410m)

Day 13 : Trek to Chukhung (4750m)

Day 14 : summit day Island Peak ,back Base Camp

Day 15 : Trek to high camp

Day 16 : Submit day island peak (6160m)

Day 17 : Base camp to Dingboche (4110m)

Day 18 : Dingboche to Namche 3450m.

Day 19 : Trek to Lukla (2800m)

Day 20 : Fly to Kathmandu

Day 21 : Kathmandu(1350m)

Day 23 : Departure

Price Includes:

  • Pickups and drops from hotels and airports
  • Accommodation in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu, teahouses and tents during trekking and climbing
  • All ground transportation as per the itinerary by private vehicles
  • All entrance and permit fees for visits to monuments and museums
  • Services of English speaking, trained and experienced staff including trekking guide(leader), climbing guide (leader), assistant guides and porters including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • All domestic flights
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals in mountain
  • Porter services for trekking
  • All necessary paper work; trekking permits and Island Peak climbing permit
  • Good quality Tents and Kitchen utensils for camping
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, Plan Holidays duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • Group mountaineering (climbing) equipments
  • Travel and rescue arrangements
  • Company services and all required government taxes/royalties

Price Excludes:

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower, heater, etc.)
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Personal climbing guide if requested
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Services not listed in the What Is Included section

Head:

Sun hat or scarfLight balaclava or warm fleece hatSunglasses with UV protection

Hands:

Lightweight glovesHeavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer

Upper Body:

T-shirts (2)Light and expedition weight thermal topsFleece jacket or pulloverFleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric)

shell jacketT- Shirt and Down Jacket

Lower Body:

Underwear (4)Hiking shorts (2)Lightweight cotton long pantsLight and expedition weight thermal bottomsFleece or wool pants

Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

Advanced Adventure provide you this:

Feet:

Thin, lightweight inner socks (4)Thick, warm wool hiking socks (4)Hiking boots with spare lacesCamp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp

Accessories:

Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F

Advanced Adventure provide this:

Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteriesSmall pad or combination lock-to-lock for trek bag-Advanced

Adventure provide Trekking Duffle Bag:

Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal)Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bagDaypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)

Thermarest sleeping pad

Water bottles (2)

Toiletries

Small wash towel

Extras/Luxuries:

BinocularsReading bookTrail Map/Guide bookJournal & PenWalkmanPencils and small notebooks

Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble