Island Peak


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Island Peak is located at the foot of the southern face of Lhoste in the Sherpa Khumbu country.

For the Peak Peak trekking, we will leave Lukla at 2800 m, which we will reach by plane. We will acclimatize to the altitude by going up to Renjo Pass then to Gokyo Peak at 5360 m and finally to Kala Patthar at 5550 m.

As soon as we are well acclimated to the altitude, it will be the ascent of the Island Peak at 6189m. Views of the most beautiful mountains in the world, Ama Dablam, Everest, Pumori, Lhotse etc.

For this climb, we install a base camp at 5100 m. The next day from very early in the day of the summit.

The sequence of Mera Peak and Island Peak will take you through the Amphulapsa Pass. It is a great trip at an altitude that requires a good physical condition but also experience in the mountains.

Difficulties for Island Peak

  • Island Peak is a glacier high mountain route. Real mountaineering skills and very good physical condition are essential. The summit ridge of Island Peak resembles the ridge of bumps at Mont Blanc.
  •  It is necessary to be able to cling to the ascent and descent in slopes of about 45 ° about 200 m high. The summit ridge is fine, although equipped with fixed ropes you have to be comfortable on this type of terrain.

Personal technical equipment for the ascent of Lobuche Peak

  • Cleats set before departure on your shoes
  • A harness
  • 2 carabiners, 2 straps, 1 ice pin
  • 1 ice ax
  • 1 helmet
  • 1 jumar and 1 Descender

In all our circuits you have a free day the day after your arrival in Nepal or the return of your trek. We offer a day of discovery of Kathmandu. Browse Bodhnath, Pashupatinath, Bhaktapur, Patan and the heart of the old city is always a change of scenery and a wonder.

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Trekking Peak Island Peak

  • Duration 21 days
  • Alti max 6180 m
  • Difficulties slopes to 45 ° on 200 m
  • ascent and descent
  • Periods April-May and October to early December
  • Price and information
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Trip Itinerary

ISLAND PEAK steps nighttime altitude  deniv  +  deniv  –  duration  electricity phone  possibility  lodge camping possibility
1 Arrival Kathmandu
2 free day in Kathmandu
3 Plane Lukla trek Pakding 2800 3h
4 Namche 3370 700 120 6h 230 mobile Yes Yes
5 Acclimatization Namche 3370 230 mobile Yes Yes
6 Thame 3720 680 340 4h 230 mobile Yes Yes
7 Lumde 4260 760 230 4h solar no Yes Yes
8 Gokyo by Renjo (5360) 4700 1150 750 6h solar no Yes Yes
9 Dragnag (Gokyo Ri 5350) 4700 200 260 3h solar mobile Yes Yes
10 Chola (5420) Lobuche 4850 m 4920 1300 1100 10am solar mobile Yes Yes
11 Lobuche (Kala Pattar 5550) 4920 1050 1050 8h solar mobile Yes Yes
12 Kongma La Chhukhung 4820 1000 6h solar mobile Yes Yes
13 Chhukhung rest 3850
14 CB Island Peak 5100  300 4h Yes
15 Island Peak- Chhukhung 4820 1200 1500 10am 230 mobile Yes Yes
16 Pangboche 3950 5h 230 mobile Yes Yes
17 Namche Bazar 3450 6h  230 V mobile
18 Lukla 2800 700 1250 6h
19 Kathmandu Flights 1400 35 minutes
20 A day Kathmandu 1350
21 Departure

Service Includes

Hotel-airport transport A / R

4 nights in Kathmandu hotel with breakfast

1 sherpa climbing for 2/3 climbers

The team of porters

Carrier equipment,

Sherpa equipment

Food during the trek (3 meals a day)

Entrance fees in Khumbu Park

Overnights in lodges

Rights (Royalties) of Peak Summit Island

Altitude collective equipment (ropes, tents, etc.)

CB Tents

Foam mattress for nights in tents

Insurance for the Nepalese team

Hyperbaric chamber

Satellite phone for rescue with 30 minutes of com

Garbage Deposit (deposit for garbage)

Airplane Kathmandu Lukla

Lukla Kathmandu plane

End of trek meal offered by the agency

Service Excludes

Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu

Personal Insurance, Repatriation Assistance

Hot showers in the lodges (about 2 Euros)

Telephone, alcoholic drinks, soda, bottled water and hot water in the lodges

Tips to the Nepalese team

The return flight Paris-Kathmandu

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