Island Peak (6160 m)Imja Tse

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Island Peak (Imja Tse) 6160 Meter

Island peak is more popularly known by the of Imja Tse peak. The peak was ascended in 1953 by the British team as preparation for climbing Everest. Despite its popularity, still a tough climbing and many people fail to reach the summit. This is often because insufficient acclimatization and sometimes because of deep snow, strong winds, or simply setting off too late in the morning. The peak is part of south ridge of Lhotse Shar and the enormous summits of Nuptse, Lhotse, middle peak Lhotse Shar rise above the summit to the north. To the west face of the Makalu and unmistakable from of Ama Dablam can be seen to south – west.
 

Itinerary:

Days 1 – 12 Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla. Trek up to Everest base camp as acclimatization trip, enjoy the magnificent view, and trek down to Chhukung and on to Island peak base camp.
Days 13 – 15 Climbing period
Days 16 – 18 Trek down to Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu.
 

Services are including on cost

All arrival and departure, airport/ hotel transfer
Accommodation as per itinerary in Kathmandu with breakfast
Welcome and farewell dinner with Nepalese culture program
Guided Kathmandu city sightseeing tour including entrance fees
Require paper document and Peak climbing permit
Food & Fuel during the trek and base camp during the climbing period
Staff: Base camp 1 Guide, 1 Cook, 1 Kitchen boy with helper
To and from transportation for Member and staffs
Equipment allowance, daily allowance for climbing staffs
Expedition insurance for Nepalese staff
Expedition equipment Tent, Mattresses during the climbing period
Three meals a day (Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner) tea/ coffee during the trek
Teahouse/ Lodge accommodation during the trek
An experienced English speaking trekking guide including his flight, salary, first Aid
Medical kit box and route map
All government tax and local taxes
 

Services are not include on cost

International flight ticket to and from Kathmandu
Nepalese visa fee
Lunch and dinner in (city) Kathmandu
Personal equipment for climbing
Personal Insurance of Climber
Emergency evacuation service
Climbing food, Gas & stove
Radio Permit (if you need)
Personal expenses (bar bills, laundry, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle water or boiled water, shower etc)
Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
 

Further More Information

This is a suggested, we can modifying it as per your preference, whether you would like to make shorter or longer. Moreover, if you are interested for extra activities such as jungle safari, adventure river rafting, bunjee jumping and Everest mountain flight and upgrade your accommodation, we are pleased to follow your suggestion accordingly. However, if you have question or wish to be clear any aspect of this trip please contact us by e-mail or feel free directly talk to with us at : Telephone: +977-1-4216521 , cell: 9851085386 (Gupta. Bhandari)

Day to day itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu
Day 02 : Stay in Kathmandu for the official procedure
Day 03 : Fly KTM/LUKLA (2,834 m) & trek to Phakding (2,611 m)
Day 04 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)
Day 05 : Trek to Khumjung (3,790 m)
Day 06 : Trek to Tengboche (3,867 m)
Day 07 : Trek to Dingboche (4,343 m)
Day 08 : Trek to Chhukung (4,730 m)
Day 09 : Island Peak base camp
Day 10 : Island Peak High camp (5,600 m)
Day 11 : Island Peak Summit (6,189 m) back to base camp.
Day 12 : Trek to Pangboche (3,901 m)
Day 13 : Trek to Khumjung (3,790 m)
Day 14 : Trek to Phakding
Day 15 : Trek to Lukla
Day 16 : Fly Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 17 : Rest at Kathmandu
Day 18 : Departure on your own destination

Further More Information

This is a suggested, we can modifying it as per your preference, whether you would like to make shorter or longer. Moreover, if you are interested for extra activities such as jungle safari, adventure river rafting, bunjee jumping and Everest mountain flight and upgrade your accommodation, we are pleased to follow your suggestion accordingly. However, if you have question or wish to be clear any aspect of this trip please contact us by e-mail or feel free directly talk to with us at : Telephone: +977-1-4216521 , cell: 9851085386 (Gupta. Bhandari)
 

 
Services are including on cost

All arrival and departure, airport/ hotel transfer
Accommodation as per itinerary in Kathmandu with breakfast
Welcome and farewell dinner with Nepalese culture program
Guided Kathmandu city sightseeing tour including entrance fees
Require paper document and Peak climbing permit
Food & Fuel during the trek and base camp during the climbing period
Staff: Base camp 1 Guide, 1 Cook, 1 Kitchen boy with helper
To and from transportation for Member and staffs
Equipment allowance, daily allowance for climbing staffs
Expedition insurance for Nepalese staff
Expedition equipment Tent, Mattresses during the climbing period
Three meals a day (Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner) tea/ coffee during the trek
Teahouse/ Lodge accommodation during the trek
An experienced English speaking trekking guide including his flight, salary, first Aid
Medical kit box and route map
All government tax and local taxes
 

Services are not include on cost

International flight ticket to and from Kathmandu
Nepalese visa fee
Lunch and dinner in (city) Kathmandu
Personal equipment for climbing
Personal Insurance of Climber
Emergency evacuation service
Climbing food, Gas & stove
Radio Permit (if you need)
Personal expenses (bar bills, laundry, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle water or boiled water, shower etc)
Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
 

Further More Information

This is a suggested, we can modifying it as per your preference, whether you would like to make shorter or longer. Moreover, if you are interested for extra activities such as jungle safari, adventure river rafting, bunjee jumping and Everest mountain flight and upgrade your accommodation, we are pleased to follow your suggestion accordingly. However, if you have question or wish to be clear any aspect of this trip please contact us by e-mail or feel free directly talk to with us at : Telephone: +977-1-4216521 , cell: 9851085386 (Gupta. Bhandari)
 

Useful Information

 

Acclimatization

To enable all expedition members to acclimatize well and so maximize their chance of success, our expedition programmers is prepared with enough time for acclimatization. The atmospheric pressure at base camp is half that at sea level.
 

Experience Required

All team members need to be in excellent physical condition if they are to have a realistic chance of staying strong right up to the summit. Climbing an 8,000m peak is a tough test of endurance; both physical and psychological, so you need to make sure that you are prepared for the effort required to sustain the duration of the expedition.
 

Our Team

our guides are trained professional and extensive past high-altitude guiding experience that will increase your chances of success. Our Team is one of the best high-altitude climbing support teams on the mountain. Our staffs have worked with us for many years to ensure quality and dependable performance.
 

Insurance

Special travel insurance is available from us, which provides a wide range of cover. A choice of either ‘Expedition only’ insurance and ‘Annual’ insurance is available for most trips. Expedition team can do their insurance directly also.
 

When to visit

The best period for the expedition is during spring (Late March to early May) and autumn (Late September to early November). During these periods, the sky is clear, the passes are free of snow and the views are excellent. Furthermore, there is not much snow and the days are clearer and less windy making it appropriate for climbing.
 

Group size

The size of the group could vary from 2 - 12 people. The smallest number of people in a group is 4 persons and the largest could go up to 12 persons.

Altitude Sickness

Sometimes travelers face health hazards mainly due to the high altitude. Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is a frequent problem in the Himalayan region. It can affect a traveler is various ways that have little to do with age, sex or physical fitness. The best treatment is prevention. Do not exert yourself or walk too fast. Drink plenty of liquid, eat well and watch for warning signs. If you have a history of respiratory and heart problem please consult your doctor before embarking on any one of our trips.
 

Risk and Liability

Destination Management Inc means safety, reliability and the professional personnel to ensure your convenience at all times. However sometimes unforeseen circumstances like landslides, floods, bad weather, bad road condition, vehicle breakdown, delay in flights due to bad weather, local political situation could contribute to the change in the program. No claim of refund will be entertained including early return from the trip, or change in itinerary due to unavoidable situations as stated above. All extra expenses that occur in such cases should be borne directly by the clients themselves.
 

Medical Kit

Though we provide a comprehensive medical kit it is better if you carry a simple but adequate medical kit without taking much space in your baggage. The following is recommended as tried and tested list of items.

Asprin or Panadol
Antihistamine
Antibiotics
Kaolin preparation
Rehydration mixture
Antibiotic powder or dry spray
Bandages and Band-Aids
Thermometer
Sun block, sun tan lotion, lip balm
Throat Lozenges
Moleskin
Sulamyd 10% eye drops.
Acetaminophen (paracetamol)
Antacid tablets
 

What to bring?

Plastic Boots, Gaiter, Fixed Rope.
Crampons, Ice Axe, Harness.
Karabiner, Main Rope.
Jumar - 1 pc, Snow Bar
Helmet, Ice screw
Propane and butane gas with burner
Aerosol, Oxygen with mask and regulator
Equipment checklist, Down jacket
Strong, comfortable walking shoes for the trek
Thermal undergarments like long johns, underwear, vest
Sunglasses, Warm clothes
Trekking boots (only for treks)
Climbing boots including Koflasch
Heavy socks, Balaclava/ warm cap/ hat
Scarf/ mask, Walking sticks/ ski poles (only for treks)
Windbreakers/ jacket
Flashlight, Rain gear/ umbrella
Sunscreen/ lip balm, Down sleeping bag
Water bottle, Moisturizing lotion
Toilet paper, A knife with a can opener
High altitude VE 25 tents
Oxygen with regulator and mask
High altitude fuel like propane/ butane gas, burners, aerosol
High altitude food, Equipment
 

Further More Information

This is a suggested, we can modifying it as per your preference, whether you would like to make shorter or longer. Moreover, if you are interested for extra activities such as jungle safari, adventure river rafting, bunjee jumping and Everest mountain flight and upgrade your accommodation, we are pleased to follow your suggestion accordingly. However, if you have question or wish to be clear any aspect of this trip please contact us by e-mail or feel free directly talk to with us at : Telephone: +977-1-4216521 , cell: 9851085386 (Gupta. Bhandari)

 
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