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Island Peak (Imja Tse) 6189m Peak Climbing
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.
Itinerary In Detail
Day 01: Arriving in Katmandu brifing at hotel (1330m)
Day 02: Kathmandu, sightseeing Kathmandu Valley
Day 03: KTM/Lukla Trek to phakding 5 hrs (2652m)
Day 04: Trek to Nmmche Bazar 6to 7-hrs (3440m)
Day 05: Acclimatization day visit National Park museum, is possible to do site trip to Everest view hotel it takes 5 hrs going up and coming down Everest view Hotel elevation is (4050m.)
Day 06: Trek to Thame 6 hrs (3800m) Visit Thame Monastery in the evening.
Day 07: Trek to Khumjung 6 hrs (3790m) Monastery tour in the Evening where you can see Yeti Scalp.
Day 08: Trek to Dole (4220m.) 6 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Mchermo (4410.) 5 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Gokyo (4750m.) 6 hrs.
Day 11: Climbing Gokyo ri back to gokyo over night at Gokyo Morning climb Gokyo Ri (5360) for views of Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu and many other mountains (6 kms round trip / 4 hours). Afternoon optional hike up along the Ngumpa Glacier to the 5th lake or further to Scoundrel's viewpoint.
Day 12: Trek to Drangnag (4790m). 3 hrs.
Day 13: Early in the morning start trek to over chola to Jongla. Cho La pass (5330m) 7 hrs.
Day 14: Trek to Labuche (4910m. 3 hrs
Day 15: Hiking early in the morning to kala pathar( 5545m.) Back to Gorakshep 6to 8-hrs
Day 16: Visit Everest Base camp early in the morning back to Lobuche 7 to 8-hrs (4930m)
Day 17: Trek to Chhuking 4730m.
Day 18: Trek to Island Peak Base camp 5087m.
Day 19: Climb Island Peak 6,189m.
Day 20: Trek to dingbuche 4480m.
Day 21: Trek to Namache 3440m 6 hrs.
Day 22: Trek to Monjo 2835m.
Day 23: Trek to Lukla 2652m.
Day 24: Fly back to Kathmandu drive to hotel.
Day 25: Extra day.
Day 26: Departure day.