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Island Peak Climb with Everest Base Camp Trek

Island Peak Climb with Everest Base Camp Trek

SKU: IsndPk

Enjoy impressive views of eight-thousand-meter peaks while climbing Everest Region's most famous introductory climb, Island Peak.  Continue trekking over the beautiful Kongma La pass and visit Everest Base Camp.


Category: Climbing: Beginner

Elevation: 20,305 ft.

Location: Everest Region, Nepal

Climb Difficulty: PD+ (medium easy)

Terrain: 4th class rock, steep snow and ice up to 60 degrees

Number of Days:  21 (2 days Kathmandu, 17 days trekking/climbing, 2 days Kathmandu)

Group Size: 4 to 10.  Smaller parties may pay a higher price.

Dates: October 26th - November 15th, 2018 (21 days)

Deposit Due: 180 days before trip start date

Balance/full payment due: 90 days before trip start date


This trip was designed for the adventurous traveler who wants to both climb and trek amongst the highest mountains on earth.  First, we climb Island Peak (locally known as Imja Tse), a 20,305 ft./6,189 m mountain in front of 27,940 ft. (8,516m) Lhotse.  Our route is not difficult by Himalayan standards, making it a suitable first high elevation climb for fit individuals with previous mountaineering experience.  The summit of Island Peak has one of the most majestic panoramas of any 6,000 meter peak, with views of Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Makalu, Baruntse, AmaDablam, and Kangtega.  After our climb we continue trekking over the Kongma La Pass at over 18,000 ft., taking-in breathtaking views before we descend to the Khumbu Glacier.  Traveling north we visit Everest Base Camp where climbers' tents are spread amongst ice and glacial moraine in front of the awe-inspiring Khumbu Ice Fall.  The following morning we catch a glimpse of Mt. Everest at sunrise from atop a craggy 18,514 ft. "hill" called Kala Pattar before turning south and returning back to Lukla through a new set of villages.

    • All lodging within dates of the trip (hotel in Kathmandu, lodges with beds on approach, tents at base camp and during the climb)
    • All in-country transport, including domestic flights and airport transfers
    • All meals outside of Kathmandu during the trek and climb (three meals prepared by a cook each day)
    • All peak permit fees, park entry charges, and logistics support
    • 15kg of cargo transfer from Kathmandu to Lukla and vice-versa
    • Porter support on the approach to Base Camp
    • Guide support above Base Camp
    • All fixed lines, pitons, ice screws, and other rigging material
    • Fully stocked base camp with dining tent, cook, and sleeping tents
    • Insurance for all Nepali staff and guides
    • Government liaison officer (when applicable)
    • Expedition garbage deposit

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