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Island Peak Climbing Courses

26 Days & 6 Days
$750 Per Person

Description

Friendship World Trek- Basic climbing course, Lobuje, Island Peak, Trekking holidays and mountaineering expeditions to the Himalayas, Bhutan and Tibet - Trekking holidays in Nepal Island (6169m) and Lobuje East (6119m) Trekking Peaks.

Imja Tse(Island Peak) 6169m is one of the most popular lesser peaks and to scale the mountain you will need some mountaineering skill.This trip is the same as the Everest Base Camp trek until your entrance to the Chhukung valley.Either you can take the air service from Kathmandu to Lukla or drive to Jiri 184 km east of Kathmandu and trek to Lukla and continue up to Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Imja Glacier to the Base Camp of Imja Tse (Island Peak). Three days are set aside for the ascent of Imja Tse and follow the same route back to Kathmandu as in the Everest Base Camp trek. If you take the one-way flight to Lukla, the whole trip will take 23 days and if you take the return flight to Lukla the trip will take 16 days. This trip offers you not only enchanting views of Mt. Everest (8848m) Lhotse (8516m) Ama Dablam(6856m) and numerous others peaks it allows you to experience the culture and tradition of Bhuddist monasteries and Sherpa villages.


Trip Facts

Price starts from $750 Per Person
Duration 26 Days & 6 Days
Best time to travel March to May, October to December
Trip Grade Hard
Departure Date March to May, September To November
Altitude 6189
Trekking Hours 5 to 10 Hours
Starting Point Chhukung to Chhukung
End Point Chhukung
Mode of Travel Challenge
Group Size 2 to 15
Style of trek Challenging

Itinerary

Min group size: 2 Pax

ISLAND PEAK (6189M):
Six days course: $1050 Per person (Spring Season)
Six days course: $950 Per Person ( Fall Season)


Fixed Dates:

ISLAND PEAK (6189M):

Fixed Departure Dates:

March 15-20, March 21-26, March 28-02 April, April 03-08, April 07-12, April 09-14,April 15-20, April 22-27, April 29-02 May, May 03-08,May 09-14, May 15-20, May 21-26, May 27-01 June, June 02-07, June 08-13, June 14-19. Oct 13-18, Oct 19-24, Oct 25-30, Oct 27-01, Nov 02-07, Nov 08-13, Nov 14-19, Nov 20-25, Nov 17-22, Nov 26-31, Dec 02-07, Dec 09-13


Imja Tse(Island Peak) 6169m is one of the most popular lesser peaks and to scale the mountain you will need some mountaineering skill.This trip is the same as the Everest Base Camp trek until your entrance to the Chhukung valley.Either you can take the air service from Kathmandu to Lukla or drive to Jiri 184 km east of Kathmandu and trek to Lukla and continue up to Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Imja Glacier to the Base Camp of Imja Tse (Island Peak). Three days are set aside for the ascent of Imja Tse and follow the same route back to Kathmandu as in the Everest Base Camp trek. If you take the one-way flight to Lukla, the whole trip will take 23 days and if you take the return flight to Lukla the trip will take 16 days. This trip offers you not only enchanting views of Mt. Everest (8848m) Lhotse (8516m) Ama Dablam(6856m) and numerous others peaks it allows you to experience the culture and tradition of Bhuddist monasteries and Sherpa villages.

A Self acclimatizing, and joining the course in the mountain village of Chukhung. (6 days):

Duration: 6 Days & 4 Days

Departure Dates:

March 15-20, March 21-26, March 28-02 April, April 03-08, April 07-12, April 09-14,April 15-20, April 22-27, April 29-02 May, May 03-08,May 09-14, May 15-20, May 21-26, May 27-01 June, June 02-07, June 08-13, June 14-19. Oct 13-18, Oct 19-24, Oct 25-30, Oct 27-01, Nov 02-07, Nov 08-13, Nov 14-19, Nov 20-25, Nov 17-22, Nov 26-31, Dec 02-07, Dec 09-13

From: Chukhung to Chukhung Camping

Grade: Difficult

Season: Oct-Nov, Mar- Apr

Max Elevation:6,119 m

Cost: $1050 per person 

Day 01: Arrive Chukhung, 2pm briefing check equipment,   AMS lecture. Overnight at Camp.

Day 02: Acclimatization and instructional day Camp.

Day 03: Acclimatization and instructional day Camp.

Day 04: Trek to Island Peak Base Camp.

Day 05: Summit day depart Base Camp 2 a.m. return lunch.   Camp Base camp.

Day 06: provides a second opportunity to summit   Island peak due to bad weather or illness. Those   who have summited depart base camp after breakfast - lunch Chukhung end of trip. 

Trekking Peak Equipment List:
Friendship World Trek will provide the technical climbing equipment, including: harness, axes, helmets, crampons, carrabinas, ropes and base camp camping and cooking equipments. 

Packages Itineary:

Day 1: Arrival Kathmandu, transfer to hotel

Day 2: Sight-seeing of Kathmandu: Leave for full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley includes the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) & the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. Also visit Monkey Temple the Swyambhunath (2000 years old temple) and visit Patan city of fine arts. Back to hotel and stay.

Day 3: KTM/Lukla Trek to phakding 5 hrs (2652m)

Day 4: Trek to Nmmche Bazar 6to 7-hrs (3440m)

Day 5: Acclimatization day visit National Park museum, is possible to do site trip to Everest view hotel it takes 5 hrs going up and coming down Everest view Hotel elevation is (4050m.)

Day 6: Trek to Thame 6 hrs (3800m) Visit Thame Monastery in the evening

Day 7: Trek to Khumjung 6 hrs (3790m) Monastery tour in the Evening where you can see Yeti Scalp

Day 8: Trek to Dole (4220m.) 6 hrs

Day 9: Trek to Mchermo (4410.) 5 hrs

Day 10: Trek to Gokyo (4750m.) 6 hrs

Beyond Machhermo the trail climbs a ridge for an excellent view both down the valley to kantega and up towards Cho Oyou. It is a steep climb up the moraine, switch backing along side the stream to the first small lake at 4650m, where a familjy of Brahminy ducks has resided for many years. The trail now becomes almost level as it follows the valley past a second lake, known as Longponga, at 4690m and finally up a boulder-strewn path to Gokyo. Is a collection of stone houses and walled pastures on the shores of a large lake. The setting is reminiscent of an abandoned summer resort.

Day 11: Climbing Gokyo ri back to gokyo over night at Gokyo Morning Climb Gokyo Ri (5360) for views of Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu and many other mountains (6 kms round trip / 4 hours). Afternoon optional hike up along the Ngumpa Glacier to the 5th lake or further to Scoundrel's viewpoint

Day 12: Trek to Drangnag (4790m). 3 hrs

Day 13: early in the morning start trek to over chola to Jongla. Cho La pass (5330m) 7 hrs

Day 14: Trek to Labuche (4910m. 3 hrs

Day 15: Hiking early in the morning to kala pathar( 5545m.) Back to Gorakshep 6to 8-hrs

Day 16: Visit Everest Base camp early in the morning back to Lobuche 7to 8-hrs (4930m)

Day 17: Trek to Chhuking 4730m.

Day 18: Trek to Island Peak Base camp 5087m

Day 19: Climb Island Peak 6,189m

Day 20 : Trek to dingbuche 4480m

Day 21 : Trek to Namache 3440m 6 hrs

Day 22 : Trek to Monjo 2835m

Day 23 : Trek to Lukla 2652m

Day 24 : Fly back to Kathmandu, Kathmandu, transfer to hotel

Day 25 : Kathmandu - free day hotel

Day 26 : Final departure onwards destinations


Includes / Excludes

Includes

In the Above Cost It Includes:
1. Airport Pick-up and Drop Off,
2. Licensed and trained trekking guides,
3. potters for carrying goods and supplies,
4. 4 Nights Accommodation in the 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu with B & B. (Bed
& Breakfast)
5. All accommodation during the trek.
6. All meals and hot beverages during the trek.
7. Transportation to and from trail head.
8. All necessary documents and permits for trekking (where applicable)
9. National Park/Conservation Area entry Permit, Equipment such as tents And Mattresses, Cooking Equipment, Camp site charges, Insurance, and
equipment for the staffs.
10. Coordination of quick Rescue service (Costs covered by your Insurance Plan)
11. Trekking staffs wages etc.
12. 1 hr. trekker massage after your trek.

Excludes

Services and Cost Does not Included in Price:
1. International Airfares,
2. Travel/Trekking Insurance,
3. Excess baggage charges More than 16kg and hand bag more than 5 kg in
domestic flights.
4. Visa fees.
5. Airport Departure Taxes.
6. Drinks (Cold and Alcoholic) Rescue charge.
7. Tips for The staffs.
8. Expenses of Personnel nature and Permit and Liaison officer fee (where Applicable.
9. Meals during stay in the Kathmandu.
10. Domestic Ticket Etc


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