Lukla to Island peak - 12 Nights 13 Days
Lukla to Island peak
Lukla to island peak base camp approximately 41 KM, 5 and (6189m) high altitude busy with popular trekking peak in Khumbu Nepal. Island peak is a technical climbing peak and needs to 300-meter rope and necessary mountaineering equipment. But you can hire equipment are at Chuukung you don’t need to carry a long way from Lukla. We recommend that if you have your won Alpine boot and sleeping that is good and best for you.
Island peak climbing from base camp, you should star climb at 3 am because our aim that reaches to the top before the med day an afternoon there are too many strong winds and after the sunshine, it is less power to walk up in the snow with the Hebe mountaineering equipment.
Lukla to Island peak
What are attractions climbing from Island peak?
Main attraction that when you reach (6189m) top you will have very close view of the Mt, Lhotse (8,414m) Amadablam (6,856m) Kangtenga (6,685m) Mt, Everest (8,848m) Makalu (8,463m) and other Himalayans peaks, is it not good to stay long time at the top maximum 45 minute because you need times to descend down to base camp in right times.
Why the Lukla to Island peak climbing itinerary and enough acclimatize?
Answer | Himalayan news
Therefore Lukla to Island peak climbing itinerary better to go Namche-Khumjung via Mongla, which is the way to Gokyo trek, but we are not going to Gokyo our way could be by old Sherpa village Phortse (3810m) to Pangboche (3930m) 13 days Island peak climbing itinerary you will have enough acclimatize from Khumjung, Amadablam base camp and climbing to Chhukung Ri (5550m) so, we sure that it will be rally enough high altitude pass in your body.
Lukla to Island peak climbing cost | Per person | Minimum 2 people in a group.
Spring season >> | 1700, US$ p/p.
Autumn season >| 1650, US$ p/p.
Summer & winter| 1600, US$ p/p
Cost include >> Only Guide and porter, Island peak climbing permit, Sagarmatha park permit, Pasang Lhamu village tax, Chhukung to Island peak –Chhukung Climbing guide, breakfast, lunch, dinner and Nepali staffs insurance, etc.
Not include | your personal climbing equipment, Hotel in Kathmandu, the Plane ticket from Kathmandu-Lukla to Kathmandu and your accommodations and food during the trek.
- 1Day 1 : Lukla -Phakding
From Lukla trek to Phakding (2,610m) 3 hours walking | Stay overnight at lodge.
- 2Day 2 : Phakdin- Namche bazaar
Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 5 hours walking from the Phakding | Stay overnight at lodge.
- 3Day 3 : Namche - Khumjung
Today we walking only 2 hours to Khumjung (3,780m) | Stay overnight at lodge.
- 4Day 4 : Khumjung- Pangboche
Trek to Pangboche (3,930m) 6 hours walking | Stay overnight at lodge.
- 5Day 5 : Pangboche -Visit Amadablam Base camp Pangboche
After breakfast 3 hours climbing up to Amadablam base camp (4,600m) visit base camp Amadablam and 2 hours back down to Pangboche | Stay overnight at lodge.
- 6Day 6 : Pangboche - Chhukung
Trek to Chhukung (4,780m) 5 hours walking | Stay overnight at lodge.
- 7Day 7 : Visit to Chhukung Ri
After breakfast high pass acclimatize to Chhukung Ri (5,550m) return to Chhukung | Stay overnight at lodge.
- 8Day 8 : Island peak base camp
From Chhukung trek to Island peak base camp (5,000m) 6 hours walking | Stay overnight in the tent.
- 9Day 9 : Summit to (6189m) Island peak and back down to base camp
Early morning climb to Island peak (6,189m) total hours 10 Base camp summit and return to base camp>> | Stay overnight in the tent.
- 10Day 10 : Base camp to Chhukung
Base camp to Chhukung 6 hours walking | Stay overnight at lodge.
- 11Day 11 : Chhukung- Tengboche
After breakfast trek to Tengboche (3,860m) | Stay overnight at lodge.
- 12Day 12 : Tengboche- Namache
Trek to Namche 5 hours walking | Stay overnight at lodge.
- 13Day 13 : Namche- Lukla
Trek to Lukla (2,800m) 7 hours walking | | Stay overnight at lodge.
- Kitchen Equipment: Trekking tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table and chairs, Mattresses during the Peak climbing period.
- Climbing Rope, Ice screws, Snow anchor.
- Staff: 1 Cook, 1 Kitchen, one climbing guide and helper Base Camp Base
- insurance for Nepalese teams.
- Our service charge.
- Equipment Fees for the climbing guide
- Climbing peak permit
- meals from Base Camp to Base Camp
- one Local Guide and one porter from Lukla to Lukla.
- Your breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Accommodations- during the trek Lukla to Chhukung to Lukla.
- Your personal climbing equipments.
- Tips for guide and porters.
September to 10 November and March to May
Day time normal and during Night 5-14 degree.
Lukla to Island peak climbing cost | Per person | Minimum 2 people in a group. Spring season >> | 1700, US$ p/p. Autumn season >| 1650, US$ p/p. Summer & winter| 1600, US$ p/p
Sagarmatha National park, Pasang Lhamu VDC permit and Island peak climbing Permit.
Yes It’s, You need a guide and porter and very safe travel.
5/8 hours of walking per day.
Yes, you can see, Kusum Kanguru (6,367m), Thamserku (6.608m). Amadablam (6,856m).Kang Tenga (6,685m) Everest (8,848m), Lhotse Shar (8,414m) other mountains views
Yes, Island peak is Technical and you need full mountaineering equipment
No, No, You can hire climbing equipment at Chhukung, But if you have your own size Alpine climbing boot it’s better to bring with you
Passport photocopy (should be very clear with color scan) and validity minimum 6 months. 2 passport size photo. Occupation. Home details address. Insurance copy
Kitchen Equipment: Trekking tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table and chairs, Mattresses during the Peak climbing period. Climbing Rope, Ice screws, Snow anchor. Staff: 1 Cook, 1 Kitchen, one climbing guide and helper Base Camp Base insurance for Nepalese teams. Our service charge. Equipment Fees for the climbing guide Climbing peak permit meals from Base Camp to Base Camp one Local Guide and one porter from Lukla to Lukla.