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.
Travelled with Mountain Hawk
Sarah and I travelled with Mountain Hawk Trekking to Everest Base Camp in Jan 2012. Prem was recommended to us by friends as a very professional and knowledgeable guide and we were not disappointed.
- Steve and Sarah
Prem was my guide and friend during my Everest Base Camp - Gokyo trek in Oct 2007. Prem is an excellent guide in many ways. He has great knowledge of the mountains, the people, the cultures and special things that only an experienced local guide can provide
- Victor Siow
Best trekking Company for Gokyo valley
Only 2 members of our team of 18 had been to Nepal before and both times with Prem and his team at Mountain Hawk (MH). The fact that we chose MH again is a testament to their excellent organisation and ability to manage such a large group.
- Team Libra
UK and Kenya, London and Nairobi
Great beer guide around Kathmandu
I trekked to EBC in January 2012 with Prem as our guide. What a fantastic bloke he is, brilliant guide, ensures that food at guest houses is tip top and also a great beer guide around Kathmandu on our return.
- Martin Coveney
Absolutely first class
I had a wonderful week in Nepal in 2007 on the Poon Hill trek. I was very fortunate to have Prem (Pandit) as my guide. Prem is a very experienced guide who speaks excellent English. He was a delight to spend time with as he was able to tell me all about the mountains and the flora and fauna.
- Polly Marley
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