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Island Peak Climbing

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Locally known as ImjaTse, called Island Peak (6,189m/20,305ft) after the first ascent by the British group in 1953 by the British expedition group. Island Peak (6,189m/20,305ft) Climbing island peak nepal is a lifetime experience for the climber. Climbing Island Peak is fit for those climbers who have basic mountaineering knowledge and have the training of ice or rock climbing. Definitely physical fitness and previous experience is a major factor for safe and successful climbing.  Island Peak (6,189m/20,305ft) is one of the primaries climbing tops in the Everest Region of Nepal with a noteworthy and profoundly glaciated West Face that ascends from the Lhotse south. Island Peak is certainly not a troublesome endeavor for a tenderfoot climber wishing to enter the extraordinary universe of climbing. Many climbers run to Nepal consistently to get a grant for Island Peak climbing. Our experience additionally brings us into the heartland of the Khumbu Valley and Sherpa culture. Prior to scaling the pinnacle, we additionally visit, conceivably the most well-known journeying objective on the planet – Everest Base Camp (5,357m/17,575ft) and Kala Patthar. The Island top climbing agenda has legitimate and steady acclimatization at reasonable spans. The 19-day venture starts from and reaches a resolution at one of the most well-known airstrips on the planet, the Lukla The airport in the Everest Region.

The island peak difficulty, is depend on the climber's physical, mental, acclimatize, pre-preparation, pre-climbing experience and weather, rather than difficult or comfortable in itself. Different climbers have different thoughts about climbing island peak difficulty.  In French grade for climbing routes island peak called Peudifficile (of small difficulty; moderately difficult) in the short cut way, it called PD+. So in average, it is moderate climbing peak for climbers. Island peak is climbing from the Southeast climbing route. It called the normal climbing route. After 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, you will start hiking from 2800m up to 5200m ofIsland peak base camp. Acclimatization is really important in high altitude for human body. So you have to go up slowly on the way to rest.  As much altitude you will keep your body continue, your body will build capacity to observe yourself.  

The 90-minute journey from Island peak base camp to the upper camp is a 60-65 degree slope, but there is no snow in this part and the journey is a little tiring due to low oxygen fear. The next 30 minutes should be a treadmill where rock falls from above and we need to be very careful. After 75 minutes journey you have to reach the crampons point by scraping small stones.To wearing the crampons and walking about 15 minutes, you will reach the first crevasse of the island peak climbing route that fixed ladder to cross it. To wearing the crampons and walking about 15 minutes, you will reach the first crevasse of the island peak climbing route that fixed ladder to cross it. This length of crevasse is about 3-5 meters depends on the climbing season and snow conditions. After crossing the crevasse and climbing about an hours about 45 degrees of the slope snow part you will reach to second crevasse point. This crevasse also have length of 3-7meters depends on climbing season and snow conditions.  from here, you have to climb a steep of 70-80 digress about one and a half hours to reach on top of the island peak. It will take about 6-7 hours to reach Island peak summit from advance base camp of Island peakand 4-5 hours return. It takes about 8-9 hours to reach the summit of Island peak from advance base camp and 5-6 hours to return. It means a total of about 12-15 hours depends on climbers' physical fitness and previous experience.

You can see the scenic views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama-Dablam, and many more. Everest Region is the hub of Sherpa and Tamang tradition you can explore it. During the trekking, you will have lodging and during climbing, you will have Camping accommodation with Breakfast, lunch, and Dinner. We will have 2 to 15 individuals in a Group. Satori Adventures always provideexperience and government license holder Island peak climbing Sherpa guidewho has climbed many 8000m mountains along with Mt. Everest. The best time to climb island peak is autumn (August to November) and spring (March to May) seasons. Island peak Expedition costs may differ, depends on the quality of service and the number of members.    

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 Facts of the Trip

  Highest access:6,165m (20,226ft)

  First Ascent: Swiss team 1956

  Accommodation: Lodge and Tent Camp

  Meals: 13dinner, 18 breakfast, 13 lunches

  Major Activity: Trekking Peak Climbing

  Climbing route: South east (normal)

  Region: Khumbu Region

  Country: Nepal

  Trekking Grade: Easy

  Transportation: By local or tourist bus, or Private car/jeep or flight

  Best season: September - October, April – May

  Trip Starts From: Kathmandu

  Trip end To: Kathmandu

  Trekking Start From: Lukla

  Trekking End at:Lukla

  Climbing Grade: Peu Difficile + (PD+)

  Average Trek Hrs: 5 hours

Island Peak Climbing Itinerary

Arrive in Kathmandu airport, Transfer to request Category hotel. Overnight at Hotel (1350M/4,430ft)

Preparation and Rest Day at Kathmandu, Last minute shopping.

Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Trek to Phakding (2650m/8,694ft) about 4 hrs.Lodge accommodation

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11,286ft) about 6hrs. Lodge accommodation

Acclimatization Day. Hike to Everest View Hotel (3800m/12487ft) about 3hrs and catch a glimpse of Everest. Evening explore Hilary and Sherpa museum in Namche.

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3850m/12,631ft) about 5-6 hrs. Lodge accommodation

Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4350m/14271ft) about 4hrs. Lodge accommodation

Acclimatization in Dingboche(4350m/14,271ft) hiking up to Chhukung-re

Trek from Dingboche to Chhukung (4730m/15,518ft) about 3hrs. Lodge accommodation

Trek from Chhukung to Island Peak base camp (5087m/16,690ft) about 04 hours Camping accommodation.

Climb to Island Peak (6165m/20,226) about 15hrs.Camping

Trek from Island Peak base camp to Pangboche (3985m/13,074ft) about 6hrs.Lodge accommodation

Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11,286ft) about 05hrs. Lodge accommodation

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla(2840m/9,317ft) about 7hrs.Lodge accommodation

Fly 35mins from Lukla to Kathmandu (1350M/4,430ft) about 35mins. Transfer to hotel

Leisure Day shopping in Kathmandu. Fair well celebration dinner with culture program in the Evening.

Transfer to the airport for final departure

Full Board Operation:

For full board clients we provide a personal tent and food, which will be prepared by their climbing Sherpa. We provide UHF/VHF hand held radios on the mountain to maintain communications between ABC and high camps.

We provide a personal climbing Sherpa guide each group(2:1 ratio) to help the clients reach the summit. The secret of success on ls and is a strong and experienced climbing Sherpa. No matter how good and experienced the climber, it is a long slog. Personal climbing Sherpas will set up camp. They will also carry food provisions, fuel and assist the client on the summit day.

The services we provide in the package (Cost Includes):

  • To ensure your safety and avoid the natural panic of people entering a new destination for the first time, Satori Adventures provides pick-up and drop services from international and domestic airports on your arrivals and departures.
  • Representatives of Satori adventures will be waiting for you on arrival at both domestic and international airports with a Satori banner with your placard so that you can easily find our person. Satori's identity card will accompany the person for your confirmation.According to the above trekking peak climbing schedule, Satori Adventures will arrange three nights demanded category (from tourist star to five-star) of hotel accommodations in Kathmandu.
  • Satori Adventures will provide Experienced, and government authorized (licensed holder) high altitude trekking/climbing Sherpa guide during the trekking and climbing period. 
  • Surface transportation will only be included during the trekking and major city for members as per the itinerary. 
  • According to the schedule program, Satori Adventures arranged regular flight tickets from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu for climbing members and climbing Sherpa guides.
  • Apart from Camping and hiking, Satori Adventures Will provide you with a lovely tea house (except chain hotels) to stay in and eat during the trekking.
  • Lunch in the trekking is usually made on the way while Dinner and breakfast at the tea house where you stay overnight. Satori Adventures provides a clean and fresh breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea/coffee at the tea house's menu throughout the trek and camping accommodation at the advance base camp during the ascent.
  • Satori adventures will provide all the essentials for trekking, peak climbing, rowing, and camping at the advanced base camp.
  • During the ascent, satori adventures will provide a chef cook and cook assistant at the advanced base camp to take care of your food and drink.
  • Satori Adventures allow up to 20kg of personal climbing equipment per person during the flight onboard and during trekking carried by porter/yak/mules.
  • The offer cost includes island peak climbing royalty and climbing permit of island peak charged by the Nepal government. (Permit issued by Nepal mountaineering association)
  • As Island Peak is at Mount Everest National Park's territory, Satori adventures provide you a permit for Mount Everest National Park.
  • The Trekkers' Information Management Systems permit issued by the trekking agency association of Nepal is required to enter the area of Everest National Park, so Satori adventures provide you a TIMS permit too.
  • As far as possible, regular weather reports are stated throughout the mountaineering period.
  • Satori Adventures provides all wages, clinical, equipment, and accidental insurance for all elaborate staff in the journeying and climbing.
  • We provide first aid medical kits for the group and the staff, taking care of your climbing and health safety.
  • Trekking and mountaineering are often inaccessible and far from information, communication, and transportation in the Himalayas, so information communication is a significant factor for safety and a successful trip. That's why Satori Adventures provides satellite phones with your hiker and climber Sherpa guide.
  • Satori Adventures provides V25 north face two main model tents with comfortable mattresses at the advanced base camps and high camps for members and involved staff.
  • Satori Adventures offers dynamic / Static Rope, Ice Screws, Snow bar, Rock piton, lucked unlocked Karabiners to open the route and fixed the life for safe and successful climbing.
  • During your climbing expedition, satori adventures offer you clean, Nutritious, and fresh food at the advanced base camp. For those trekking peak where it requires high camps or the first camps before attempting the summit, we provide you nutrition high altitude package food and essential EPI cooking gas and stoves to boiled water, tea, coffee, and warm the pocket food.
  • Satori Adventure always has concerned and top priority about our trekking guides, climbing Sherpa guides, cooks, porters, and involved staff safety during the period of trekking and high mountain climbing.   For this reason, we always do medical insurance, helicopter evacuation insurance, and treatment insurance for all involved staff with a reputed insurance company.
  • For your convenience, we always provide maps of related trekking and trekking peak climbing.
  • The above offer price includes our official service charges, government charges, and all taxes and vat. Except for the above amount, there are not any hidden costs charged by us.
  • If you need any assistance with departure information, Flight ticket reconfirmation, Visa extension procedure services, Satori adventures fully support you without any charges.
  • We want to offer you to have dinner with us before you departed from Kathmandu. It will be an opportunity for you to see and learn about Nepali culture and tradition. Thus, satori adventures offer you farewell dinner at a typical Nepali restaurant with a cultural show in Kathmandu before departure. 
  • Before your departure, as a memory of your life, Satori Adventures would like to handover Satori T-shirt/Pashmina and Brochure.

Things you need to manage yourself in the package (Cost Exclude):

  • Kathmandu is Nepal's capital, and since this place offers high quality and delicious food from different countries and groups, we were hoping you could taste the food you like. For that reason, during your stay in Kathmandu, you will have to arrange lunch and dinner (except farewell dinner) yourself.
  • Suppose you want to take any packed food, snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, and carbonated soft drinks, any types of alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, and nutria-bars during the trek. In that case, you have to buy it yourself as a customer often requires these items during the trekking. No, and there is no guessing how much it will take by the client and its cost.
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of personal nature trekking and climbing equipment, laundry expenses, tips, Landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies, satellite phones, and the internet service not included in the package. You have to pay for it yourself when you use it.
  • Mountaineering is, in itself, a risky and adventurous activity that always takes place in remote areas. So, safety is the primary factor for us. Therefore, you have to have your travel insurance covering the cost of emergency rescue, medical treatment, medical tests, and hospitalization before you arrive for the trip to Nepal.
  • The package cost offered above does not include your international flight ticket and Nepal's tourist visa, so that you have to pay for your international flight ticket and tourist visa yourself.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural disasters, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in government regulations costs not included in the package cost.
  • An additional cost is added if you need extra workers then what we have included in the package.
  • The short sentence, "The services we provide in the above package cost inclusive,” will cost extra if you want additional services.
  • Employees involved in your trekking and mountaineering are hoping for tips, gifts, or something at the end of the trip, which is an opportunity to say how happy you are with our staff and what kind of service you have rendered.
  • One of the best and popular trekking peak in Nepal
  • Scenic mountain flight to the Himalayan range
  • Combined peak with Everest Base Camp Trekking
  • Colorful prayer flags portraying spirituality
  • Exploration of Sherpa Cultures, tradition, religion
  • Tengboche monastery, Everest view hotel
  • Thrilling adventure of small mountain flight from to Lukla Airport
  • Sightseeing of old Kathmandu city
  • Climbing with our experienced Everest summiteer Sherpa guides
  • Panoramic view from Island peak summit.