Overview

Imja Tse peak, at a height of 6,160 meters, is more popularly known by the name of Island Peak. The peak was named Island peak by Eric Shipton?s party in 1953, as the peak resembles an island in a sea of ice when viewed form Dingboche. Later in 1983, the peak was renamed as Imja Tse.

The peak was first ascended in 1953 by a British team as preparation for climbing Everest. Tenzing Norgay was one of the members who successfully ascended it.

The peak is part of the south ridge of Lhotse Shar and the main land forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise to the north of the summits of Nuptse, Lhotse, Middle Peak and Lhotse Shar. Cho Polu and Makalu lie to the east of the Island Peak. Baruntse, Amphu and Ama Dablam lie to the south.

Highlights

  • Duration: 18
  • Countries: Nepal
  • Max. Altitude: 6160
  • Walking Per Day: 4 - 6
  • Nature: lodging,camping
  • Grade:
  • Best Season: any

Itinerary

Day

Days 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu
Days 02 : Stay in Kathmandu for the official procedure
Days 03 : Fly KTM/LUKLA (2,834 m) & trek to Phakding (2,611 m)
Days 04 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)
Days 05 : Trek to Khumjung (3,790 m)
Days 06 : Trek to Tengboche (3,867 m)
Days 07 : Trek to Dingboche (4,343 m)
Days 08 : Trek to Chhukung (4,730 m)
Days 09 : Island Peak base camp
Days 10 : Island Peak High camp (5,600 m)
Days 11 : Island Peak Summit (6,189 m) back to base camp.
Days 12 : Trek to Pangboche (3,901 m)
Days 13 : Trek to Khumjung (3,790 m)
Days 14 : Trek to Phakding
Days 15 : Trek to Lukla
Days 16 : Fly Lukla to Kathmandu
Days 17 : Rest at Kathmandu
Days 18 : Departure on your own destination

Services

01. Arrival & Departure : Airport transfers-Airport/Hotel/Airport  
02. Hotel In Kathmandu  : 4 nights in Katmandu 3 star Hotel on bed & breakfast Basis-Double Room                      
03. Domestic flight: 
Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu  flight with personal baggage and  01 Sherpa Guide and necessary Nepalese       Local Staff  with domestic Airport Tax
04. Expedition cargo : Extra Member luggage of Climbing equipment  handled with care from Kathmandu to Lukla to                         Kathmandu by domestic airlines.                    
05. Transportation: 
Necessary Transportation in Kathmandu valley Sightseen.                      
06. Permit : 
Mt. Island Peak Permit,National Park & TIMS permit.   
07. Garbage Management : 
Stool Shipment Transfer, Garbage Deposit fees ( Deposit by Seven Summit Treks)  
08. Lodging & Fooding : Food 3 meals a day in Trekking & Base camp for member & Staffs    
09. Cargo Clearance : 
International Air cargo clearance of Member Personal Luggage & Payment of Government taxes  for               cargo clearance
10. COOK : 1 trekking  Cook & and necessary  kitchen Helper on the basis of Member   
11. Porter : 
01 porter for each member to carry their luggage and necessary porter for camping equipment/
12. Staff Salary and allowance : All Nepali staffs & porters daily wages/equipment/food/clothing with personal life & Medical           Insurance                     
13. Insurance : 
All Staffs Medical & Emergency rescue Insurance                    
14. Member Luggage : 
40 Kg per member for personal baggage                 
15. Base Tent : 
VE25 North face or Kailas  tents for base camp for per member                  
16. Tents:  
Dinning Tent /Kitchen Tent /Toilet Tent /Hot shower "Bag"  /Tables & chairs, Cooking Utensils
17. Light : Necessary light at Dinning and Kitchen tent.
18. High Altitude Tent: Necessary VE25 Kailash  High Tent for Member and High Altitude Sherpa                                          
19. High camp service  : Necessary cooking gas,  cooking pot  for Member, high food  and fixing gear.
20. Dinner: 01 Farewell Dinner in tourist standard restaurant in Kathmandu  with Nepalese Staff 

01. Lunch & Dinner: Lunch & Dinner in Katmandu Hotel stay and more the 5 nights in Kathmandu Hotel  
02. Insurance : Travel and High Altitude Insurance /Accident/Medical/emergency evacuation  
03. Personal Expenses: 
Telephone,Internate, Laundry, any Alcoholic beverages,Personal equipment and shopping      
04. Nepaleses Visa: 
Nepali Visa fee US$ 40 per person for 30 days ( to be applied for 100 days US$ 100)                  
05. Sherpa summit Bonus & Tips : 
Sherpa Summit bonus US$300 ,pls calculate some tips             
06. Extra porter:
 If Extra porter needed more then calculate  US$ 120 for  extra porter up to Base Camp per 30 kgs  
07. High Altitude Climbing Sherpa: 
1 Climbing Sherpa for each Member  and Climbing Bonus .   

Member Personal Equipment

S/No Particular Qty

01. Down suits (dangri) 1
02. Summit shoe 1
03. Walking shoe 1
04. Crampon 1
05. Summit Glove (Mitten) 1
06. Normal gloves 2
07. Summit Snow goggles 1
08. Glacier glasses 1
09. Ice axe 1
10. Harness 1
11. jumer 1
12. Carabiners (normal) 3
13. Sleeping bag (-40C) 1
14. Down filled Mattress 1
15. Summit socks 2
16. Normal socks 3
17. Climbing bag (40 ltr) 1
18. Helmet 1
19. Down jacket 1
20. Down trouser 1
21. 8 finger / descender 1
22. Headlamp (Icon or Spot) 1
23. Gore-tex jacket 1
24. Gore-tex trouser 1
25. Fleece jacket 1
26. Fleece trouser 1
27. Fleece liner gloves 3
28. Screw Gate Carabiner 1
29.Balaclava (windstopper) 1
30.Thermos bottle 1
31. Base layer (woolen) 2 (set)
32. Water bottle normal 1

 

Climbing Gears

S/No Particular

01. Ice crews
02. Fix rope
03. snow bars
04. EPI gas
05. Rock piton
06. Carabiners (normal)
07. High tent
08. Summit rope
09. Cooking pot
10. Snow shovel
11. Ice hammer / adge (set)
12. Member high food
13. Oxygen
14. Mask & regulator
15. Quick Draws

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