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Island Peak climb with Everest Base Camp

Trips Details

Activity : Trekking, Climbing, sightseeing tour
trip length
Total Days : 19 Days
trip days
Trekking Days : 15 Days
Difficulty : Moderate to Strenuous
start end
Start - End : Kathmandu-Kathmandu
hightest altitude
Highest Altitude : 6190M/20308ft
Season : March-May, September-November

Island Peak climb with Everest Base Camp is known as one of the most popular treks in Everest as it offers to all trekkers a frightening climbing experience in Nepal along with Everest Base Camp. Imja Tse (Island Peak) is located in the Himalaya of eastern Nepal. It seems like an island in a sea of ice after observed from Dingboche, this peak was named Island Peak by Eric Shipton in 1951. The peak was later renamed to Imja Tse in 1983 but Island Peak leftover the standard choice. Island Peak with Everest Base Camp Trek is envisioned for enthusiastic, energetic and physically fit adventure and for one who wishes for keen trekking experience.

Before climbing the Peak, we take you to possibly the most popular trekking destination in the world – Everest Base Camp as well as Kala Patthar for the close views of Mt. Everest and other high mountains. Our journey to Island peak trek & expedition begins from the Lukla Airport in the Everest Region. Island Peak Everest base camp trekking & Climbing takes you into the core of the Khumbu Valley and Everest Base Camp. It is one of the fascinating peak climbing in the Everest Region with highly glaciated Himalaya from the Lhotse Glacier. We follow an ancient route that goes through tiny villages across High Mountain and passes through remote valleys. We will visit some Buddhist monasteries and begin to appreciate the exclusive mountain culture found in the Himalayan foothills.  Upon climbing the Island peak Nepal we will achieve remarkable memo of the heavenly beauty of Himalayas. From the summit of Peak Island Nepal, we can see stunning views of Lhotse, the 4th highest mountain and Makalu, 5th highest mountains in the world.

The return trek continues to delightful adventurous souls with more spectacular mountain views, lush forest valleys, and opportunities to learn about the Nepalese culture. With our initiation to establish the safe and hassle free trip, Keen Adventures Treks and Expedition provide all the necessary equipment needed for trekking. 


Island Peak climbing Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing tour

Day 03: Flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar

Day 05: Rest at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization

Day 06: Trek to Tengboche

Day 07: Trek to Pheriche

Day 08: Trek to Lobuche

Day 09: Trek to Gorak Shep & Everest base camp

Day 10: Hike to Kala Patthar & trek down to Lobuche  

Day 11:  Trek to Chhukhung

Day 12:  Trek to Island Peak Base Camp

Day 13:  Trek to High Camp

Day 14:  Trek to Summit- Chhukhung

Day 15: Trek to Pangboche

Day 16:  Trek to Namche Bazaar

Day 17:  Trek to Lukla

Day 18: Flight to Kathmandu.

Day 19: Departure from Kathmandu, Farewell!!


Itinerary Detail

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
After your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu you will be received by staff members. You will be transferred to hotel. Then, having some rest you can do whatever you want to do. In the evening, you will be discussed upon your arrival. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 02: Day 20: Kathmandu sightseeing tour 
After breakfast, you can delight sightseeing by joining in a sightseeing program. The Exploring program is attentive to make known some tourist attractions destinations which are listed by UNESCO in World Heritage sites like Kathmandu Durbar square, Patan Durbar Square, Swyambhunath, Pashupatinath, and Bouddhanath. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 03: Flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding
In an early morning, you will be transferred to the national airport and take a flight to Lukla. During the flight, you will enjoy adventurous and breathtaking green, White Mountains. Taking 40 minutes you will arrive at Tenzing-Hillary Airport at Lukla. This is one of the best airways in the world ending in an intense landing on a hillside which is enclosed by high mountains peaks. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar
Today you will experience pleasant and an easy walk with uphill and effortless passing over the DudhKoshi River and a wonderful view of Mount Thamserku (6,608m) from the Banker village. Then, you will descend and take a gradual walk to Jorsale, the final village awaiting Namche Bazaar. The walk is pleasurable over the river bed and arrives at Hillary Suspension Bridge. Lastly, you will reach the lively village of NamcheBazzar which is the chief gateway to Khumbu region.Overnight stay in a guesthouse.

Day 05: Rest and acclimatization in Namche 
This is an initial acclimatization day for this trek. According to the Health specialists, they acclaim to stay energetic and moving throughout the rest day even you are doing nothing. So, either use this day for a pleasing hike to Thame or staying Khunde. If not then you can take rest exploring Namche Bazaar itself. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 06: Trek to Tengboche
Tengboche is positioned on a saddle at 3870m, enclosed by a clear dwarf fires and Rhododendrons. Kwongde (6187m), Thamserku (6608m), Everest (8,848 m), Tawache (6542 m), Amadablam (6856 m), Nuptse (7855 m) and Lhotse (8618m) offers a stimulating panorama of massive Himalayan. You will be staying the Tengboche Buddhist Monastery which is measured as the biggest in the Khumbu region. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 07: Trek to Pheriche
The next day, after partaking breakfast in the dawn, you will continue the trek and head towards Pheriche. Pheriche is a different village of Eastern Nepal of Khumbu Region with an elevation of 4,371 m. It is renowned for trekkers and climbers as it is the break point to have some rest. Originally, this place was known for agricultural and nurturing Yaks. At present-day in summer, people mainly male are involved in trekking as a trekkers, guide and bearers. Overnight stay at the guesthouse. 

Day 08: Trek to Lobuche
On the 7th day, you will carry on your trip through the Alpine region Dingboche high settled Luboche. On the way to Lobuche, you have to pass the frozen river in Thukla glacier and ascent up the hill to look out the magnificent views of the Cholatse, Nuptse, Lobuche, and Pumori. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 09: Trek to Gorak Shep & Everest base camp
Gorak Shep is a wind-up trail for numerous trekkers in the Khumbu Region which is interpreted as “Dead raven” in Sherpa saying. Apart from the habitation, it is known as a housing territory for large flocks of spiralling Ravens. It is thought-provoking to recognize that Gorak Shep is the concluding village before you extend to Mount Everest Base camp for to catch your dreamland. You can stop at this time for the lemon tea too. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 10: Hike to Kala Patthar and trek down to Lobuche 
You will stopover for lunch at the Gorak Shep, then hiked to the Kala Patthar and sight saw the area which is prominent for the various climbing excursions up to the Mt. Everest. The Kala Patthar area affords the prospect to understand the rigours of glacial and brave mountaineers to the summit of this well-known mountain.Overnight stay in a tented camp.

Day 11: Trek to Chhukhung
On the 11th day, you need to walk a little bit more than the normal days as it an elongated days trek. Chukkang is just a miniature far from the Island Peak Base Camp. You will move to Chhukhung early in the morning taking your breakfast. Overnight stay in a tented,

Day 12: Trek to Island Peak Base Camp
You will have your breakfast in the morning and start the trek to the Island Peak Base Camp. Island Peak Base Camp (6189 m) is a gigantic Peak and is not intended for all the Peak Climbers as it is very challenging to climb particularly due to its high altitude. Many trekkers may also suffer from high altitude sickness. You can get to see Glacier Lake from the Island Peak Base Camp day as you aim to grasp the Island Peak Base. Overnight stay in a tented camp.

Day 13: Trek to High Camp
The next day, you will ramble further up to High Camp from the Island Peak Base Camp. You will be hiking for 4 hours and get prepared for the High Camp to place together preparation for the then day so that you can attain to the summit next day. Overnight stay at tented camp.

Day 14: Trek to Summit- Chhukhung
This is an essential one in the itinerary as you will scale the summit from where you can interpretation Makalu (8463 m), Pumori(7161 m), Lhotse (8516 m), Lobuche (6145 m), Cho Oyu(8201 m). These are the maximum fantastic views that you can get from the summit. Again after the trek, you will go back over to Base Camp. Overnight stay at a tented camp.

Day 15: Trek to Tengboche
On the 15th day, you will take around 4 hours of hiking travelling some ascends and descends. You will continue your downhill trek from the Island Peal. Then, you will trek to Tengboche, a beautiful destination. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 16: Trek to Namche Bazaar
The next day, we resume our downhill trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m). Namche is an amazingly amazing place where you can enjoy the scenic beauty of nature. On the way, you can even take a break to visit the typical villages of Khumjung along with Khunde. You can even visit the monasteries which are very unique in its structure. Overnight stay at a guest house.

Day 17: Trek to Lukla
The trek continues further downhill as we reach Lukla after almost seven hours of trek. You will be continuing in Lukla for the rest of the day and prepare yourself to board a flight back to Kathmandu the next day.Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 18: Flight to Kathmandu
On the 18th day of the tour package, you will take a flight back to Kathmandu, enjoining the 30-minutes of roller-coaster mountain flight. From an airport, you will be transferred to a hotel to have some rest. Then, you are free today as you are willing to do in Kathmandu. Overnight.Overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 19: Departure!!!!
This is the last day where you will be transferred from a hotel to Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. You will return your country or can go onwards your next destination.


Costs included in the Island Peak Everest base camp trekking Package:

  • Pickup and drop at Airport
  • hotel stay in Kathmandu
  • Full Board Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during trekking period
  • Air fair for Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu 
  • Climbing Permit for Island Peak
  • Garbage deposit amount – $500
  • All climbing gears
  • Best available accommodations during the trek
  • Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour inclusive of guide, entry fees and transportation
  • A government license holder Trekking guide & Extra Climbing Sherpa 
  • Porter to carry your baggage
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation and local tax for guides, Sherpa and porters
  • Ground Transportation Charge while returning back to Kathmandu from the trekking destination
  • TIMS card(Trekker’s information Management System)
  • First Aid Kit
  • Entry Fees wherever required
  • Trekking Permits
  • All government taxes and service charges
  • Farewell dinner prior to departure 

Costs excluded in the package:

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Travel insurance
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee
  • International Airfare and Airport Departure Tax
  • Tips for trekking staffs
  • Drinks (hot/soft/cold) and liquors
  • Personal shopping and laundry, Personal trekking equipments, Gifts and souvenirs
  •  All items not listed in Cost included section

Notes: Costs are prone to change in itinerary. So costs will be recalculated if the trekking days get modified.

Equipment List

The basic equipments check lists for trip:

  Sun hat or scarf

  Light balaclava or warm fleece hat


  Sun protection cream 



  Basic First Aid Kit

  Down vest and/or jacket *

  Rain cote

  Water bottles

  Trekking shoes

  Thick and thin both type of socks

  Warm clothes

  Tissue and Toilet papers

  Tooth brush/paste

  Large plastic bags – to keep items dry inside the trek bag

  Towel etc…..


  Extras Equipments:


   Reading book

   Travel game i.e. chess, card etc

   Swimming customs

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