Island Peak Climbing is a popular trekking peak activity in the Everest region of Nepal. Island peak climbing scales 6189m and is non-technical to climb but requires basic snow climbing skills for the ascent. Island Peak Climbing is one of the busy trekking peaks right above the summer village of Chukhung, at the top of the Imja Khola Valley. This expedition is a superb entry into mountaineering. We will teach you basic skills before climbing the peak. The Everest region is one of the most popular climbing areas and, from the tallest mountain in the world, you can also Climb smaller climbing expeditions to the Moutain peaks. This trip takes place in the Khumbu region of Nepal. We will explore the heart of this area and visit the Everest region. During the whole trip, you will get to see glorious views of Mt, Everest Himalaya ranges, and the surrounding peaks. Although this ascent is not technically demanding, take into account that it is a requirement to have a very good level of fitness and skill to join this program. Of course, I will be there to help and guide you through. Since then, thousands of climbers have successfully climbed this fantastic trekking Peak. Island Peak with Everest is a popular trekking peak activity in the Everest region of Nepal. Island peak climbing scales 6189m and is non-technical to climb but requires basic snow climbing skills for the ascent. Island Peak Climbing is one of the busy trekking peaks right above the summer village of Chukhung, at the top of the Imja Khola Valley. This expedition is a superb entry into mountaineering. We will teach you basic skills before climbing the peak. Start and end in Kathmandu! With the hiking & trekking tour Island Peak with Everest Base Camp trek, you have a 15-day tour package taking you through Kathmandu, Nepal, and 12 other destinations in Nepal.
When you are up in the mountains in Nepal, we would suggest you to be ready for anything. Weather forecasts for Lukla are never correct and different sources will give you different information. If it is a really bad day in terms of weather, the airlines will themselves cancel the flight and you might have to wait till the weather clears. Yes, flying in high altitude is never easy, even on a clear sunny day, the plane might face turbulence because of the wind blowing from the mountains. But overall the flight to Lukla is very exciting and it’s an experience that you will never forget.
There is only one restriction for obtaining permits for 6000m peaks, the government of Nepal does not allow climbing permits to be issued to a climber who is below the age of 16. Beyond that restriction, any climber with appropriate fitness and skills can attempt a 6000 meter in the Himalaya. However, our policies for accepting clients on these peaks require that the client has as list experience of hiking and some knowledge of rock & Ice climbing.
For those seeking the experience of climbing a 6000m peak, Nepal should be at the top of your list of countries to visit. With the rich variety of flora and fauna, the everlasting smiles of the rural Nepalese, the hospitality of the village communities, the fantastic climatic and geographical conditions, the cultural, traditions and linguistic diversity and the rich cultural spirit which represents a unique blend of Buddhism Hinduism and some others Nepal is the adventure capital of the world. With 1500 trekking peaks above 6000m and 8 of the 14 above 8000m peaks in the world it is fair to say that your mountaineering ambitions can be taken to a new level here in Nepal.
At the high camp, we utilize freeze-dried packaged foods. They offer a variety of high-quality flavors and are easy to prepare at altitude. Your personal climbing Sherpa will melt sufficient ice for hot water, tee, coffee, and a variety of juices. At high camp and camp one, it may be possible to fresh food from base camp.
In Kathmandu, we provide you with your requested category of hotel accommodation and will send you to a quiet part of Thamel. During the trekking, we provide tea house accommodation and camping at base camp and above camps.
There are several options for acclimation during your 6000m Peak climbing. If you have time we always advise you to attempt some base camp, or viewpoint before starting to climb trekking peak. Most of the 6,000-meter climbing will have an acclimatization period where you will reach base camp and the higher camps.
On popular trekking trails, we utilize lodges/guesthouses (teahouses) the meals will be provided by these lodges. Menu meals are often available including soups, noodles, rice, and some other dishes. On certain 6,000-meter trekking routes, lodges and guest houses may be limited, or not available. In these instances, accommodations will be via tents and the meals will be provided by our staff. In these instances, meals will be prepared on the route with canister stoves or natural fires. While in base camp our peak climbing cooks will prepare meals. Above base camp, the meals will be provided by our climbing Sherpa.
YES, all our trips are guaranteed to run. We never cancel the trip due to not having enough participants; we can arrange the trip for one person as well as a private trip at very minimal additional cost. Please inquire about this during the time of booking.
This is a difficult thing to gauge. We have seen everything from USD 20 to USD 1000 per person for guides and porters. Tipping is not required, but a small gesture of thanks to your guides and local porters. The level of the tip should reflect the level of satisfaction from and personal involvement with your guide. However, we recommend you spend a minimum of 10% of your total trip cost for tipping the entire local staff, the ratio of tipping guide and porter will be given to you at the pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu before starting the trek.
The hotel in Kathmandu does provide free storage services. So you can leave all your items that are not required for the trekking at your hotel.
Whilst on the trek, our porter will take care of your luggage. All you need to carry is your small day bag for your personal belongings like camera, water bottle, sun cream, etc.
Our trekking season extends from mid- September to May. From early September, the monsoonal rains decrease. By the end of September to December, the weather is usually stable with mild to warm days, cold nights. February, March, April, May, June, October, November, December is the best time to do this trek.
Cancellation notice is required, a minimum of 30 days prior to trip departure. If the reason is valid the Trip shall then be termed as canceled and the cancellation charge of 30% of the trip amount would be deducted from the advance paid.
It depends on your spending habits. Generally, in Kathmandu and during the trek you can allocate USD 10 to USD 20 for lunch and a dinner. USD 10 to USD 20 per person a day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, pay for the hot shower, and a few drinks during the trekking.
Bottled water is easily available at the lodges and teahouses, which you can buy at the cost of USD 1 at lower elevations to USD 3 to higher elevation per liter. If you are planning to drink normal water all the way during the trek, purifying water with any sort of purification tablets or drops is a must. You can bring your own purifier or can purchase it in Kathmandu.
Please bring a copy of your travel insurance, a copy of your passport, and 3 photos (passport size) with you for your trip to Nepal. You would need photos for permits.
Yes, our airport representative will be there to greet you at the airport. S/he will be displaying Mount Adventure Holidays signboard outside the airport terminal. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in our tourist vehicle.
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