Island Peak ( Imja Tse ) is the most popular climbing peak in the Everest region. Located in the Imja Khola valley like Island, in the southern part of Lhotse , this 6189 m. is popularly known as trekking peak of the region. Island Peak climbing does not require any sophisticated climbing experience. You will be trained for about couple of hours in the base to use safety and climbing gears.
Any prior climbing experience can attempt to climb this peak but prior knowledge and exercise along with good physical stamina helps you a lot to summit the peak. The program begins with the flight to Lukla and trek to Phakdging, Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche, Chukung and Island Peak Base Camp and summit.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Thamel, Kathmandu|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive by 8:15 AM for a prompt departure at 8:30 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 6:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
Route Covered: Lukla, Phakding, Namchebazar, Tengboche, Pangboche, Dingboche, Chukung, Island Peak Base Camp, High Camp, Summit of Island Peak
Kathmandu Arrival - Transfer to Hotel
Arrive Kathmandu. Meet and greet by our friendly representative and transfer to the Hotel. It is about 6 – 8 kms away from the Airport and takes 30 minutes to drive to the Hotel.
Whole Day in the National Park
According to the program designed for you by the Hotel /Resort manager, you now start to follow the strict program schedule. Elephant back ride to enjoy the wildlife in the jungle, canoe ride, visit of elephant breeding centre, walk around the Tharu village are some of the major programs. Tharu cultural stick dance is also attractive in the evening. You will be served breakfast, lunch and dinner in the restaurant of the Resort.
Drive Back to Kathmandu
After breakfast in the morning, enjoy 1 or 2 programs left from the last day and transfer to the bus station or airport for your drive/fly back to Kathmandu or other destination.