Island/Imja Peak climbing

15 Days


Island Peak is one of the most popular climbing peak  In Nepal which known as Imja Tse  from local language. it is  situated at Everest region. It is 6189m high from the sea level. The views from its top offer all the  high mountain  around this valley including Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt Lotse 8516m, Mt Makalu 8463m,Mt Cho oyu 8201m and Many others snowcapped  Mountain and glacier around this peak. This peak is first summated at 1953. You don’t need special  technical for this peak but you requires  physical fitness.
Those people who are going to climb Mt Everest  mostly they try to Climb Island peak  as Acclimatize. Island Peak climbing is  a part of Everest Base Camp trek  which  begins  and Ends  at Luckla. On the way you can enjoy with highland Sherpa people and life style  and  Culture, Monastery,  wild life , Rhododendron  and pine forest as well as Mountain and landscape.

Fitness level Difficulty
Trip Duration 15 Days
Activity Peak Climbing
Accommodation Tea House and camping
Start - End Lukla in khumbu Region - Lukla in Khumbu Region
Group Size Min 2 Px
Max. Altitude 6189 m
Trip Season Autumn and Spring


Day 01: Arrival and transfer to hotel evening welcome dinner

After your arrival at Kathmandu TIA  our representative member will be waiting for you with your name card and warm welcome then you will be safely transferred to the hotel. It has been a long flight for you so you can have some rest at the hotel. At night you can enjoy the nightlife of Thamel, the main tourist hub of nepal.

Day 02: Flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2610m)

After having a delicious breakfast we will now head towards the domestic airport. Then we’ll have an amazing 30 minute flight with an amazing view of mountains. Now we’ll have our lunch at lukla and then we’ll head towards the phakding. After reaching at phakding now we’ll spend our night at phakding.

Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)

Firstly we’ll have our warm breakfast at phakding then we’ll slowly start to trek towards the namche bazaar which is the famous sherpa village of that region. We trek over the beautiful dudh koshi river and through a monjo village. Then after reaching the namche bazar we’ll have our overnight. 

Day 04: Acclimatization day in namche bazar 

It’s the rest day so we shouldn't wake up in the early morning. So, after having a delicious breakfast at the hotel we’ll now start to explore the bazaar which is also known as the mini thamel of nepal. We can know how sherpas live their life at high altitude. Then at night we can enjoy our beverage.

Day 05: Namche bazaar to tengboche (3860m) 5 hours

After having breakfast at namche bazar we’ll now continue our trek to tengboche. Firstly we will travel through the dense forest of juniper and then we’ll travel through a sherpa village and we can have a glimpse of the world’s tallest mountain ever. After reaching Tengboche we’ll spend our night here.

Day 06: Tengboche to dingboche (4410m) 5 hours

With a delicate breakfast and the beautiful view our day starts. Then we’ll continue our trek towards dingboche. With a beautiful thanks painting, ural painting and architectural delicacy our trail starts then crossing through the suspension bridge and a dense forest we’ll now reach our destination dingboche.

Day 07: Acclimatization day in dingboche

Now we are on a higher altitude and daily walking at mountains we’ll now need some time to restore our energy so we’ll rest at dingboche. And we also can explore the dingboche.

We’ll now trek towards the nangkat tshang and then return back from there after enjoying a few moments at top.

Day 08: Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m)

We will start our day with hot breakfast at dingboche and we’ll travel through the dulga village from where we can enjoy the beautiful view of mt taboche, cholatse, Ama Dablam, pumori, khumbutse and Lhotse. After reaching Lobuche we’ll enjoy a typical nepali dinner.

Day 09: Lobuche to gorak shep (5170m), visit EBC (5364m)

A refreshing view and a delicious breakfast will start our trek towards gorak shep. We’ll start our trek through a narrow mountain gap with an awesome view of the world's highest glacier khumbu glacier then our trail leads us through the rocky path and we will now see the last human settlement known as gorakshep. Then we’ll visit EBC.

Day 10: Early morning climb to Kala patthar and trek down to chhukung

Morning breakfast at gorak shep and we will start our climb towards kala patthar. It will be a 2 hour long walk. From gorak shep we can enjoy the closest view of Mt. Everest.  Then we’ll start our trek towards dingboche in imja-tse valley. Then after trekking for 3 hours now we will climb up to a small settlement of chukhung for the night stop.

Day 11: Chhukung to Island peak base camp (5200m)

Now our route heads towards the base camp of island peak where we can observe that path at first is steeply. Then we will follow glacial streams of the Imja glacier. Then after reaching the base camp of Island peak you can see the beautiful mountain and glacier.

Day 12: Island peak base camp to Island peak top and back to chhukung (4730m)

We will  wake up early in the morning and then we’ll have our breakfast then we will start our trail towards the Island peak top. Today you will show the preparation you have done for climbing. After reaching the summit we will have some photos. Then we will start to descend down towards the chhukung.

Day 13: Chhukung to Namche bazaar

After having a delicate breakfast at chhukung we will now head towards the namche bazar. As our paths are becoming easier now you will have enough energy to return. Now you will be below 4000m so now you will start to enjoy your food and beverage.

Day 14: Namche bazaar to Lukla

After having a warm and delicious breakfast we will now slowly start to head towards the lukla village. Again our trail goes with the path. Crossing the suspension bridge which was also shown on the everest movie. Then after reaching the village we will now have our dinner and we will enjoy our night with sherpas.

Day 15: Lukla to Kathmandu

Our day starts early in the morning because we are in the morning. On lukla due to the weather condition, flight only can be taken in morning. So at early we will have our 30 minute flight with some amazing views of mountains, hills, rivers and glaciers. After your arrival at Kathmandu you will be transferred to a hotel.

Day 16: Drive to International Airport and departure 

As this is the last day of yours at nepal. You can go to the valley and buy some essentials and gifts that you want to buy. We’ll make sure that you have enough time to depart for the flight. Then with good farewell we will take you to TIA kathmandu.


√ Airport pick up and drop by  private vehicle

√ Welcome dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant

√ Private Guided tour in Kathmandu Valley

√ 3 Nights Hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast

√ Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu Flight fare to Client and Guide Porter

√ One English Speaking Govt. License holder Trekking Guide

√ Trekking Permit and TIMS permit

√ Trekking Porters (2 clients = 1 Porter)

√ Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks during treks

√ Insurance for all staffs

√ First Aid Kit

Not Included

× International flight and Nepal Visa Fee

× Meals in Kathmandu  except  Breakfast

× Personal expenses (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, bar bills,    etc)

× Temple/Monastery entrance fees

× Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of the trek

× Additional activities (Safari-Bungee-Paragliding-Rafting and so on.)

× Travel Insurance and rescue

× Late arrival and late departure extra night

× Tip to Guide and Porters


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