The name Island peak was given to the mountain in 1925 Eric Shipton's team. One year later in 1953 the Island peak (Imja Tse) was first climbed by a very prestigious team in Preparation for the ascent of Everest.
Whatever your reason, climbing Island is a lifetime experience awaiting you. Mountain Hawk's sensible 16 days customize itinerary is the best itinerary to fully appreciate the island peak climbing experience. you will not only reach the summit of the magnificent Island Peak but also experience trekking in the most coveted Everest region.
The climbing package includes a 15nights/16 days trek over the exact climbing time for Kathmandu to Kathmandu. All treks escorted by professional mountain Sherpa guide with experienced Sherpa support crew. Our professional approach to trekking and expedition was developed over our 17 years specialising in adventures to remote and exotic locations Nepal.
Day 01 - Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters). Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 - Fly to Tenzing and Hillary Airport in Lukla (2795 meters) from Kathmandu, trek to Phakding (2610 meters) 3 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 03 - Trek to Namche Bazaar (3480 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 04 - Namche Bazaar Acclimatization day. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 05 - Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 06 - Trek to Dingboche ( 4200meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 07 - Rest day at Dingboche
Day 08 - Trek to Chukung ( 4700 meters) 3hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 09 - Trek to Island peak base Camp ( 5050 meters) 3hour. Overnight at camp tent.
Day 10 and 11 - Island peak Climbing period
Day 12 - Trek down to Panboche ( 3950 meters) 6hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 13 - Trek to Namche Bazaar (3480 meters) 7 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 14 - Trek to Lukla (2795 meters) 6 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 15 - Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu in the morning. Overnight at hotel.
Day 16 - Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure.
Note:- The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. Our trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.
We also provide only 4days base camp guiding service from Dingboche to island peak summit. Please contact us if you want to join at base camp.
Most memorable and exciting experience !
Your caring, knowledge, help, support, humor made out trip a most memorable and exciting experience and adventure. Thank you for our chess games and conversation. I look forwards to recommending Mountain Hawk Trekking to all my friends and business colleagues .
- Mark, Gemma, Dominic and Emily
Thank you Prem for your guidance and hospitality on my trip around the Himalaya. It was a great trip, once I will never forget. Your knowledge of the mountains is amazing. I will no doubt be back and calling you and join on Mountain Hawk Trek again.
- Ricky Mossman
New Zealand, Auckland
Annapurna Circuit in May
it was great while we were there together on the mountains etc. All in the same boat and as they say that sinking feeling but we were adamant and were keen on not letting the ship drown and carried on and persevered and eventually we saw light at the end of the tunnel - literally - we reached muktinath -a very holy place for buddhists and hindus alike !!!
- Nitin Shah
Kenya and UK ,
Annapurna Circuit in August
Mountain Hawk treks organized a great trek for my family and I during the month of August 2011. The team of porters and our guide were excellent and very attentive. We had beautiful weather and plenty of wildlife.
- Caroline and Dan
Guest houses were very good and the food excellent.
Had a great trek to EBC with Mountain Hawk in March 2012. Badri was our excellent guide and Niraj our porter. Everything was organised so well and our safety came first. Guest houses were very good and the food excellent. I recommend Mountain Hawk to anybody.
- John Alchin
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Bohoratar, Kathmandu -16, Nepal
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