Short Island Peak Climbing days

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Highlights

  • Experience awe-inspiring views of some of the world's highest peaks.
  • standing at 6189m, and enjoy the exhilarating sense of accomplishment as you stand atop this iconic peak
  • Enjoy unparalleled panoramic views of towering peaks such as Makalu, Baruntse, and Amadablam
  • thrilling mix of rock, ice, and crevasse terrain, providing a challenging yet rewarding climbing experience

Short Island Peak Climbing Overview

Experience the Thrill of short Island Peak Climbing Embark on an exhilarating journey to conquer Island Peak (6189m), Nepal's most sought-after expedition peak above 6000m. With its standard climbing route presenting a thrilling mix of rock, ice, and crevasses, Island Peak promises an unforgettable adventure for seasoned climbers and enthusiasts alike. Choose from two exciting options to kickstart your ascent: start from the base camp at 5,087 meters (16,690 ft), commencing the climb between 2 and 3 am for an early morning adrenaline rush, or opt for the convenient route to High Camp at around 5,600 meters (18,400 ft) to streamline your summit day efforts. From High Camp, navigate through the glacier and ascend a steep snow and ice slope, culminating in an awe-inspiring vertical face ascent of 60 – 70 degrees over approximately 150 meters to reach the summit ridge. At the pinnacle of Island Peak, soak in breathtaking vistas of majestic peaks, including the iconic Mt. Everest, standing proudly about 10km to the north. Marvel at the panoramic spectacle of towering giants like Nuptse, Lhotse, Lhotse Central, and Lhotse Shar, while also beholding the stunning presence of Makalu (8475m), Baruntse (7129m) to the east, and Amadablam (6812m) to the south. Alpine Asian Treks and Expedition P Ltd, we've tailored a specialized Short Island Peak Climbing itinerary catered exclusively to independent trekkers seeking a solo adventure. Our experienced guides will meet you at Chukung and accompany you on the journey from base camp to summit and back. Rest assured, we'll handle all aspects of the climbing experience, from safety instructions and gear demonstrations to delicious camp meals prepared along the way. Prepare to unleash your inner adventurer and conquer the heights of Island Peak with Alpine Asian Treks and Expedition P Ltd. Book your expedition now for an unforgettable Himalayan odyssey!

Short Island peak climbing permit

Permission to climb the peaks will be granted for a period of one month only.
March – April- May US$250/ person
September-October-November US$125/ person
December-January-February US$70/ person
June- July- August US$70/ person
As per the decision of Nepal Government, secretary-level dated 2071/1/16, the insurance amount for Sardar, mountain guide and high altitude worker fund is fixed as Rs 1.5 million. Similarly, medical insurance is fixed as Rs 4 hundred thousand. Mountain Heli-rescue of 10000USD is mandatory. The Maximum number of members in one team is 15.
Garbage deposit to acquire a climbing permit will be US$ 500.00. (US$ five hundred). The refund shall be made as per the provisions of NMA.
Other required permits
Sagarmatha National Park Permit NRS.3395/ person single entry.
Trekkers Information Management System TIMS Rs.2000/ person single entry.
Local municipality tax Rs.2000/ tourist (this tax have been collected from September 2017)

Isand peak climbing season

Climbing in Spring: March to May is the best time with clear weather and not much cold.
Climbing in Autumn: October to November is another best time with clear weather.
Climbing in Winter: Winter could be under -30 or bellow. There could be snow or bad weather with poor visibility. But there still some people who have made it in winter.
Climbing in Summer: Generally, summer has cloudy days which has no good views.
Climbing permit (NMA Group B Peak):

Beside the Island Peak Climbing itinerary, we also organize a full course of 14 days including
Fly to Lukla- Phakding- Namche- Tengboche- Dingboche -Chukung- Island Peak Base Camp- High Camp and return. Further, we can add Everest Base Camp Trek with Island Peak Climbing as well as on request.

Climbing equipmnt Clic Here 

Hotel in Kathamndu Green Eco Resort 

Day to Day Itinerary

Whats Included?

Accommodation
  • Four-nights Hotel in Kathmandu with B/B basis
Meals
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at Nepali Kitchen
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea/coffee) while on the trek
Transportation
  • Airport pick-ups and drops in a private vehicle
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
Other
  • Full day guided sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • All necessary paperwork
  • Annapurna Conservation Area entrance fee and TIMS
  • Professional & government licensed holder English Speaking Trekking Guide
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food, Transportation and accommodation
  • Warm clothing and other required trekking gear for staff including porters woolen hat, gloves, shocks, shoes & sunglasses etc…
  • Entrance fee of all Monastery & Museums while on the trek
  • Annapurna Base camp Trekking Map
  • First Aid medical box with Guide
  • All government and local taxes

Whats not Included?

Not Included
  • International Airfare and Nepal Visa fee
  • Travel & Health Insurance
  • Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Any Alcoholic Drinks, Water and deserts in Trek
  • Hot Shower, Battery Charges, International call, WIFI & internet on Trek
  • Unforeseen Cost such as Flight Cancellation
  • Tips for guides and porters

Travel Infos

Trekking season

  • No of Pax: min 2 person
  • Height: 6189m
  • Grade: Technical (little ice and snow wall)
  • Best time: March/ April, October/ November
  • Transportation: Car, van, domestic flight
  • Fooding: from local guest house and from our kitchen
  • Accommodation: local guest house and camp
  • Taken care by: Climbing guide and other staff.

Frequently Asked Questions

Trekking guide will have the license from Nepal government after the completion the formal training. Our trekking guide has the long experience to Annapurna Base Camp. He speaks English and keeps knowledge about High Altitude mountain sickness, first aid, Annapurna Mountain and its history, people and culture. We will provide a porter (helper to carry the luggage) with warm clothing’s while going to the high mountain. Our company will give priority to the local porter as much as they are available. Porter can speak little English but they are friendly and honest.

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