ISLAND PEAK – MT. IMJA TSE (6189 Meters) CLIMB

The trek and the climb of the Imja Tse takes one to the foothills of the mightiest of the mountains in the world. Enroute, traverse through rhododendron and pine forests, rivers, Sherpa villages and Buddhist Monasteries from temperate to snow line regions. The Himalayas are best seen on this trek as one traces the main route through the Khumbu region from the Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar. Trekkers get a close view of the world’s greatest mountains, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Thamserku, Tawache and others.

Located on top of the Chukung glacier between Ama Dablam and Lhotse Mountains, Island Peak is the most sought after trekking destination because of its challenging geographical conditions. Each year more than 300 groups attempt to scale the summit of Island peak.

  • Duration 16 Days Days
  • Max. Elevation 6189 m
  • Best Season March - May & Mid Sept - Nov
  • Difficulty Level Hard
  1. Day 1 Arrive Kathmandu
  2. Day 2 Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu / Trek Preparation
  3. Day 3 Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2880 m) and trek to Phakding (2652 m)
  4. Day 4 Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 m)
  5. Day 5 Rest and acclimatization at Namche Bazaar
  6. Day 6 Trek from Namche to Thyangboche (3860 m)
  7. Day 7 Trek from Thyangboche to Dingboche (4410 m)
  8. Day 8 Trek from Dingboche to Paresya Gyab (5150 m) - Base Camp of Island Peak
  9. Day 9 Island Peak (6,189 m)-Summit the Island Peak and return to the Base camp
  10. Day 10 Contingency Day in case of Bad weather
  11. Day 11 Trek from Base Camp to Dingboche (4,350 m)
  12. Day 12 Trek from Dingboche to Namche
  13. Day 13 Trek from Namche to Lukla
  14. Day 14 Fly Lukla to Kathmandu
  15. Day 15 Free Day in Kathmandu
  16. Day 16 Final Departure