Island peak climbing via Everest Basecamp

trek to Everest Basecamp and summit Island Peak

"Go where you feel most alive."

Photo credit:
Mike, Emma, Paul, McKay Savage, Smallufo and Ilker Ender.

your private Island Peak climbing

Everest region

March to May, September to November

18 days


6189 meter

guide & porter

mountain lodge & tent

about the route

Climbing Island Peak via Everest Basecamp is an awesome trek for adventurer seekers who are energetic and physically fit and wish for both trekking and climbing experience.

Island Peak, also known as Imja Tse, lies in the Khumbu Himalayan range. With this trip, you go on a wonderful adventure that takes you into the heartland of the Khumbu Valley all the way to Island Peak (6189m). Your historical effort to summit the peak will be rewarded with probably one of the best panoramic views in the world as you feel Lhotse, Nuptse, Baruntse, Ama Dablam and Makalu are almost touching the tip of your nose. Descending with a sense of achievement, our route takes you into many cultural sites such as Pangboche, a traditional Sherpa village; Tangboche, famous for its ornately decorated Tibetan monasteries and Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa capital and cultural center of Khumbu.

The itinerary to Island Peak is designed responsibly by taking care of proper and gradual acclimatization at suitable intervals. Before heading to Island Peak, you get the essential climbing practice course on various aspects of climbing techniques which is briefed and instructed by our climbing Sherpa.

Climbing Island peak gives the best satisfaction that both amateurs and serious climbers dream of. Seeking for the thrill of adventure and wishing to widen your experience towards peak climbing? This is your mountain.

alternative peak climbing

Excited about peak climbing but searching for a bit more comfortable route? Read about Mera Peak (6476m) climbing which is a straightforward climb that is frequently ascended by groups and individuals whose only climbing qualifications are that they are fit and have an out-going sense of adventure.


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day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m).

day 02 | Sightseeing and preparation in Kathmandu.

day 03 Flight to Lukla (2800m) then trek to Phakding (2652m) - 3/4 hrs.

day 04 | Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) - 5/6 hrs.

day 05 | Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar (3440m).

day 06 | Trek to Tengboche (3870m) - 5/6 hrs.

day 07 | Trek to Dingboche (4360m) - 5/6 hrs.

day 08 | Trek to Lobuche (4940m) - 5/6 hrs.

day 09 | Trek to Everest Basecamp (5364m) and back to Gorak Shep (5170m) - 6/7 hrs.

day 10 | Trek to Kala Patthar (5555m) and back to Lobuche (4940m) - 7/8 hrs.

day 11 | Trek to Chhukung (4730m) via Kongma La (5535m) - 6/7 hrs.

day 12 | Trek to Island Peak Basecamp (5200m) - 3/4 hrs.

day 13 | Pre-climb training on Island Peak Basecamp (5240m).

day 14Summit Island Peak (6189m) and return to Chhukung (4730m) - 10/12 hrs.

day 15 | Trek to Pangboche (3985m) - 5/6 hrs.

day 16 | Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) - 4/5 hrs.

day 17 | Trek to Lukla (2800m) - 6/7 hrs.

day 18 Flight to Kathmandu and farewell dinner.



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Namaste! As a Nepali I proudly welcome you to my beautiful country. When I first started doing business, I runned a trekking gear shop in Thamel, Kathmandu. Since I have discovered the joy of traveling myself, I got the license for mountain trekking guide. And now, with by Mountain People, I am excited to show travelers from all over the world Nepal’s most beautiful places.