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Island Peak

Island Peak

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 14 - 16 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 20 people
Destination(s): Nepal  
Specialty Categories: Mountain/Rock Climbing  
Season: February - November
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 985 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1985 US Dollar (USD)

This peak offers an enjoyable climb the peak, also provides some of the most striking scenery in the Khumbu. If the peak can be likened to an Island in a glacial sea, than the main land forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise in the north to the rugged summit of Nuptse (7879m/ 25850ft), Lhotse (9501m/27870ft), Lhotse middle peak (8410m/ 27590ft), as yet still unclimbed and Lhotse Shar (8383m/ 27503ft).

To the east, rising above the frozen waves of the Lhotse Shar glacier, is Cho polu (6734m/ 22093ft), beyond which can be seen the red granite mass of Makalu (8475m/ 27805ft). To the south of the Imja glacier and icy flutings of Baruntse (7720m/ 25328ft) and the Amphu peaks lead the eye to the lofty pinnacle of Ama Dablam (6856m/ 22493ft), which is liked a giant sea – stack guarding the entrance to the glacial bay in which Island peak stands

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Flight to Lukla & trek to Phakding (2610 m).

Day 2: Phaking - Namche (3440m).

Day 3: Namche (Acclimatization day).

Day 4: Namche - Duboche (3820m).

Day 5: Duboche - Orsho (4190m).

Day 6: Orsho - Chukung (4730m).

Day 7: Chukung - Rest day.

Day 8: Chukung - Island peak base camp (5080m).

Day 9: Base camp - high camp (5600m).

Day 10: Summit (6189m) back to Base camp.

Day 11: Base camp - Dingubche.

Day 12: Dingubche - Namche.

Day 13: Namche - Lukla.

Day 14: Lukla - Kathmandu.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- All your arrival and departure from Airport to Airport
- Two night standard Accommodation in Kathmandu on B/B
- All your stander Meals and accommodation during the trekking
- A Sherpa guide for the climbing and trekking with needed porters
- All your arrangements and equipment
- All flight fare from Lukla - Kathmandu & domestic airport tax
- Climbing permit, National Park permits
- All ground transportation
- All our government taxes.

Price Excludes:
- Sightseeing in other activities in Kathmandu
- All your drink during the trekking
- Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu
- Your travel insurance(important and necessary)
- International air fare
- Nepal entry visa fee.

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