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.
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
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
Annapurna and Everest Base Camp Trek
My wife and I booked Mountain Hawk Trekking for four weeks in January 2010. Prem the owner of Mountain Hawk Trekking offered to be our guide for a short 6 day Annapurna trek followed by a 14 day Everest Base camp Trek.
- Vladimir and Trisha
Truly unforgettable experience !
Nepal is a beautiful country with diverse and stunning scenery. The culture in the cities is unmissable, with a really friendly and spiritual atmosphere. Trekking into the mountains gives a sense of sereneness and tranquility, surrounded by breathtaking panoramic views.
- Alison Brookes
very professional, friendly and helpful
Thank you Mountain Hawk! Prem, from day 1 when we e mailed you , you have been very professional, friendly & helpful. You have gone above & beyond to ensure all our needs were met. Not even another nature could stop us having a great experience.
- Dave and Kate
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