Island Peak Summit

Climb Island Peak From Chhukung

Trip Duration
3 Days
Trip Grade
Challenging
Max. Altitude
6189 m
Transportation
Flight
Destination
Peak Climbing in Nepal
Meals
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge/Tent
Season
Spring/Autumn

Tour overview

Climb Island Peak From Chhukung in 3 Days

if you are on the way to the Everest region trekking and want to join Island Peak Climbing or Mera peak then we do arrange Climb Island peak 1n 3 Days From Chhukung and Mear Peak From Khare. On top of the Chukung glacier, between Ama Dablam and Lhotse Mountains, Island Peak is one of the most sought-after trekking destinations due to its challenging geographical conditions. Over 300 groups climb Island peak every year. An Island Peak Summit [6160m] (Imja Tse) can be climbed as part of this trek along with an exciting trek to Everest Base Camp. To reach the narrow summit ridge, you must climb a mixed rock and ice wall at a slope of around 45 degrees.

You will certainly be rewarded for your efforts, however, with stunning views from the summit. From Lukla you can trek up the Dudh Kosi valley, passing through Namche and Tengboche on the way to Kala Pattar and Everest Base Camp. Following rest and acclimatization, you then head up the beautiful Imja Khola valley towards Island Peak. In addition to your trekking adventure, you will also see beautiful Sherpa villages and ever-so-serene monasteries. After walking through Namche to Lukla, and from there on flying back to Kathmandu, you reflect on your trek earlier. You can take this trip between March and May, as well as between September and December.

Climb Island Peak With the HVT team!

An acclimatized and physically fit person can climb Island peak. HVT provides an adventurous and romantic Climb Island peak on the way from Chukung to Chukung. We have created a program for island peak climbing by including general routes and requirements. Climbing an island peak is possible to add ebc trek too. Therefore, if you want a long trek in the Everest region, we can modify its itinerary. Trekking to Everest conducts mountain climbing to Island Peak. It offers training, guides, good accommodation, quality meals, and a luxury camp during the campaigning. We do arrange 3-Day Island Peak climbing from Chhukung at a reasonable cost if you want to trek by yourself and just want to join climb the Island peak.

Short Itinenary

Climb Island Peak From Chhukung in 3 Days

Day 03: Chhukung to Island Peak base camp

Day 02: Pre-climb training on Island Peak Base Camp

Day 03: Island Peak base camp to Island Peak summit and then Back to Chhukung

 

Included

  • Climbing Sherpa Guide and Porter From Chhukung
  • Climbing permit.
  • Climbing and Camping gears.
  • All meals (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner) with Tea / Coffee
  • Guide's: Meals, lodge, insurance, equipment, salary etc.
  • Certificate

Not Included

  • personal Climbing Equipment's, you can rent in Chhukung
  • Rescue operation charges encase.
  • Tips for Sherpa and porter

Useful Info

Island Peak is the most popular trekking peak. It takes lots of days to even reach the base camp. However, you can adopt the Everest Base Camp Itinerary as well. Moreover, summit push starts from High Camp. There are many crevasses, few technical sections and steep inclined snowy sections too. You will have to use basic climbing equipment and gears to reach the summit. It is arduous as it is snow-capped mountain of Nepal.

The ridge line walking makes it harder to climb.

Trail Length

The distance between base camp and Lukla is around 33.6 kilometers. It is the highest distance that you cover during the trek. However, it increases if you add Everest Base Camp in your trekking itinerary. There are many downhill, uphill, rugged trails and glacier walking. For any normal person, trekking that distance is not an easy activity. Long distance trekking can become tiring but end result is rewarding.

Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness is the biggest factor in this trip. The maximum height on this trip is 6160 m from sea level. Therefore, AMS can happen. Trip starts from Kathmandu which is at 1300 m. The change in altitude is the major cause of altitude sickness. Proper acclimatization is needed. Therefore, our itinerary focuses more on the client’s safety.

Weather & Climatic Conditions

Nepal’s mountain region has unpredictable weather and climatic conditions. Day temperature is normal but night hours are pretty freezing. Weather can change drastically in just an hour. Expect unexpected changes in climate and weather. However, the team will analyze the situation and only decide whether to push or not.

Climbing Preparation

The best way to prepare for the climbing is by doing cardiovascular workouts. These kinds of cardio exercises help to increase the lungs capacity. In order to climb the mountain, you need strong and healthy lungs.

Do some strength building training like planks, push-ups and squats. Cycling is also the best option to prepare your body for the climbing. Always start these activities 4-5 months before traveling to Nepal for climbing.

Gain some basic mountaineering knowledge. Our team will help you get familiarized with the climbing gears and climbing ideas. Also, follow healthy dietary habit.

FAQs

  • Can I add Everest Base Camp Trek with Island Peak Climbing?

    Yes, you can add Everest Base Camp Trek in any trekking trips of the Everest region. EBC trek route is the focal point of Khumbu region.

  • What sort of accommodation is available during the expedition?

    Accommodation during the trekking is in teahouses/lodges. However, in high camp during the summit push, you will have to use the tented accommodation.

  • What sort of food is available on Island Peak Climbing?

    You can get the food from the menu. The menu items range from Nepali to western styles.

  • Do I need prior climbing experience for Island Peak?

    You don’t need prior climbing experience to climb the Mera Peak. However, it is wise to know the basics and theoretical part of mountaineering as well as knowledge of gears.

  • Is it compulsory to have a climbing guide on Island Peak Climbing?

    Yes, it is mandatory to have a climbing guide on island Peak. In fact, every peaks of Nepal require you to hire a climbing guide otherwise you will not get the climbing permit.

  • Do I need travel insurance for Island Peak?

    Travel insurance is mandatory. You must get the insurance which covers emergency helicopter rescue, accidents and medical aid.

  • Can I Join Island Peak Climbing from Chhukung not from Kathmandu

    Yes, you can join Island Peak Climbing from Chhukung too. All you have to do is trek to Chhukung and meet our Climbing team members.

  • What is the cost of Island Peak Climbing from Chhukung?

    The cost of Island Peak Climbing from Chhukung is 795 $ per person. The package lasts for 2 days. It includes climbing guide, permit and 1 Nights tent accommodation with meals & drinks

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