6Days Island Peak Courses

Trip Duration 6
Max Altitude 6189M
Group Size 2 to 15
Best Time for Visit March to May, September to December

Trip Overview


Embark on a thrilling 6days Island Peak Climbing Courses and immerse yourself in the majestic Himalayan realm. This intensive adventure blends adrenaline-pumping climbing with comprehensive training. It also makes it perfect for both novice mountaineers and experienced climbers seeking to hone their skills.


Day 1: Your journey begins in the vibrant town of Lukla, where a scenic flight from Kathmandu lands you amidst the breathtaking landscapes of the Khumbu region. From Lukla, trek to Phakding, a charming village nestled along the Dudh Koshi River. The trek provides a gentle introduction to the trekking experience. Day 2: Trek through lush rhododendron forests and picturesque Sherpa villages en route to Namche Bazaar, the bustling heart of the Khumbu region. Acclimatization is key, so spend an extra day here to explore the vibrant markets and enjoy stunning views of Everest and its neighboring peaks. Day 3: Head to Dingboche, ascending higher into the Himalayas. The trail unveils panoramic vistas of Ama Dablam and Lhotse. Marvel at the changing landscapes as you leave behind the treeline and enter the alpine zone. Day 4: Acclimatization day in Dingboche. Embark on a short hike to higher altitudes during the day and return to sleep at lower elevation, aiding in your body's adjustment to the thinning air. This strategy enhances your chances of summit success. Day 5: Reach the Island Peak Base Camp, your launching point for the climb. Experienced mountaineering guides conduct comprehensive training, teaching you essential skills like ice axe techniques, rope management, and crevasse navigation. Gain confidence as you practice on nearby slopes. Day 6: Summit day! Begin in the pre-dawn hours, utilizing your newly acquired skills to navigate crevassed terrain and ascending snow and ice. As the sun rises, behold the ethereal sight of the Himalayan giants painted in golden hues. Stand atop Island Peak's summit, at an exhilarating altitude of 6,189 meters, and relish the sense of accomplishment and the unparalleled views. Descend safely to Chhukung and celebrate your triumph.

Conclusion and Summary

This 6days Island Peak Climbing Courses offers not only the exhilaration of summiting a Himalayan peak but also an immersive cultural experience. Engage with local Sherpa communities, learn about their way of life, and witness their spiritual practices. The course emphasizes safety, acclimatization, and skill-building, ensuring a fulfilling adventure suitable for those with limited climbing experience. Whether you're an aspiring mountaineer or a seasoned climber, this journey will leave you with indelible memories of conquering both the physical and mental challenges of the Himalayas.

 Trip Highlight

  • Most Famous trekking Peak in Everest Region.
  • 360 Degree mountains scenery.
  • Amazing climbing by expert Sherpa Local Guide and Porters.
  • Known as novice climbers’ peak.
  • Located at Sagarmatha National Park.
  • Can do in 6 days from Chhukung.
  • Fulfill dream of Adventures lover.


About 2 hours to 2 and Half hours you will reach in a small settlement of Chhukung. You are requested to meet our Climbing Guide and porters approximately 5:00 PM. We will provide you our Guide’s mobile number and tea house where he is staying for the meeting. After introduce, the Guide will give brief instruction about trip itinerary, plan and check your climbing gars to make sure that everything is properly organize. The package program begin from Chhukung, due to until this day; you will do trip by yourself. Rest of the time explores yourself and stay overnight at Chhukung. Please, take care you’re your expenses by yourself. The Peak climbing package program will effective from tomorrow.

  • Tented Camp
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • 4,730m
  • Meet Team

From this day your adventure trip to the Island Peak begins. After out from the village, the trail climb steeply up to the south turn east to enter the main trail into Imja Valley. Then continue through the pleasant walk along a bank of Imja Khola and meet glacier marine get to the big –rock. Where you will see another route on the right side, which goes for the Amphu Lapcha Pass to stretch on the southeast direction. But you will catch the lift route to the North for the Island Peak Base Camp. This is challenging trail through the Imja and Lhotse glacier moraines. Then the trail leads you to a wide valley flanking Island peak where we will set up our base camp (4,970m). Stay overnight at tented camp after having hot dinner.

  • Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 4,970m
  • Trekking

From today your adventure trip to the Island Peak begins. After having breakfast, our guides will give you training on peak climbing techniques and the proper ways of using climbing gears such as the ice axe, climbing boots and crampons, harness, ascender, etc. You will know how to use ropes to go up and down and safety other roles. It is not compulsory to have prior training for Island Peak Climbing, even though we strongly believe that this training will boost your confidence and climbing skills, which will support to get on summit of the peak and as well as to fully enjoy entire trip. The rest of the day, you may hike to High Camp (5,600m) and back or resting for the next day’s climb. You will stay overnight tented camp at base camp.

  • Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 4,970m
  • Pre-Climb Training

Today this is quite big day for you. You need to wake up early mid night around at 12 to 1 am and have breakfast before beginning our climb. It is important that we must reach on the summit before noon due to avoid strong winds in the afternoon. Sometime the strong winds might be cause of a hurdle to successful summit. As this is climbing trip, need to use climbing technique and tool where is require. Anyway, after Base Camp the trail striking off the steep hillside for several hundred meters. At first, sandy trail and it turns to grass before reaching boulder strewn. You will see slope narrow trail further ahead, which is enter a steep rock channel. There are several short rock steps before emerge on the right side of rock gully. You may not fell that much difficult to climb. After this the trail follows a ridgeline to the summit through the glacier snout, with exciting journey. Our Guide will fix rope from here and you need to use fixed rope and man rope for the safety. Finally, a steep snow slope leads you on to top of the Island Peak. Normally, the fixed rope need about 350 meters, however the length depends on climbing season and crevasses. Recently, there are appear two new crevasses with approximately 3 ½ to 4 meters long. To cross these crevasses we will use ladders. Spending sometime on the top with some pictures and joy, we will descend to the Island Peak Base Camp, where some of our crew is waiting for us. We will celebrate on our successful climbing at Base Camp with entire team. Stay overnight at tented camp.

  • Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 5,600m
  • Climbing

The high Lander weathers cannot be predicted, any time might be change and snow falling, raining or storming. That why, this day is set as a contingency day in case we are unable to summit the Island Peak on your desired day due to unfavorable weather conditions, physical weakness or any other unexpected reason. But, if the trip goes smoothly according your itinerary, this day won’t be required.

  • Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 5,600m
  • Reserve Day

You are joyfully today, after successful trip to the Island Peak Top last day. After having breakfast you will descend to the lower altitudes following the same route back through the wide valley of Imja Khola, pass through the beautiful Sherpa villages, Chhukung, Dingbuche, Orsho and Shomare and fainally get in Pangbuche regular EBC trail. There is alternative trail for the Upper Pangbuce to see Monastery, which from 5th century. Pangboche (3,930m) is a scenic village surrounded by mountains Mt, Everest on north direction, mighty Peak Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kangtaiga to the east, the Kongde range to the south and the Imja Tse River flowing through the wide fertile valley. Stay overnight at Pangbuche Village at Tea house.

  • Breakfast, Lunch
  • 3,930m
  • Trekking

Departures & Availability

The set departure dates listed are specially quoted and specified for group joining option. Let us know if the set departure dates are not suitable for you- another dates which are suitable for you can certainly be added by us.

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All trip prices are per person based on double occupancy, are subject to change without notice and do not include airfare. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. dollars.

Price include

  • Three times meals (breakfast, Lunch, Dinner), tea coffee in a cup & accommodation during climbing per as itinerary & following days condition.
  • Peak Climbing permit and Climbing Guide.
  • All camping Equipment, two men tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table, chairs and Mattresses during the trekking & Peak climbing.
  • Friendship World T-shirt and Appreciation Card of Island Peak Climbing.
  • Guide, Cook, Sherpa, Kitchen staffs and porters.
  • Insurance for trekking staff and Equipments.
  •  Climbing Guides and porters salary, accommodation, meals, all transportation.
  •  Climbing Guides and porters insurance for the happy journey.
  • Other fee and taxes if necessary.

Price Excludes

  • Personal equipment for Trekking & Peak climbing.
  • Personal travel Insurance (must be cover for incase need evacuation)
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu. Hard and cold drinks (cola, fanta, juice, beer etc.), Cholet, bakery bread, souvenir, Hot Shower during Trek and other things and tips for guide and porter.
  • Things which don’t mention above, in our services (Trip Cost Includes).
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation.
  • Personal expenses/Bar bills.
  • Tipping for Guide and Porters, yours meals at Kathmandu.

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Trip Information

Island Peak (Imja Tse) is one of the most popular trekking peaks in the Everest region an elevation of 6,169 meters, located between Mt. Ama Dablam and Lhotse. The Everest Expedition team of British Eric Shipton made an epic journey to the top of the Imja Tse Peak in 1952 for the first time, since then it becomes the most legendary peak in Nepal. Imja Tse is surrounded by Lhotse Glacier, Imja Glacier, Amphulapcha Glacier, Chhukung Glacier, and Ama Dablam Glacier. As it is situated middle of the Glacier like an Island on a sea of ice, he gave its the name Island Peak. Now it is familiar as Island Peak.

Island Peak Trip fulfills every adventure trekker’s dream, who like to test some adventure trip beyond Everest Trekking. It can combine Everest Base Camp Trek, Gokyo Chola Pass, Everest Three Passes, and Everest Classical Trek. This help to acclimatize your body to conquer the top of the Peak. We at Friendship World Trek organize an Island Peak climbing trip from Chhukung but we are glad to sort out this trip combine with any other trip to Everest according to your requirements. Island Peak summit is amazing with a 360-degree view of Mt. Makalu (8,757m) pyramid shape, Lhoste Shar (8,393m), Lhoste (8,501m), Nuptse (7,861m), Ama Dablam ((6,856m), Baruntse (7,168m) and other many mountains. The west face rises from Lhotse Glacier with highly glaciered and it is annexed to the South Ridge of Lhotse Shar divided by a small col. To climb this peak does not require previous climbing experience, but essential physical fitness and mentally prepared. Island peak climbing is rated as moderate grade and it is known as novice climbers’ peak.

6 Days Island Peak Climbing Course Map

Island PEak Climbing Route Map


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