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Island Peak
Island Peak
Imja Tse peak, at a height of 6,160 meters, is more popularly known by the name of Island Peak. The peak was named Island peak by Eric Shipton?s party in 1953, as the peak resembles an island in a sea of ice when viewed form Dingboche. Later in 1983, the peak was renamed as Imja Tse. The peak was first ascended in 1953 by a British team as preparation for climbing Everest. Tenzing Norgay was one of the members who successfully ascended it.

The peak is part of the south ridge of Lhotse Shar and the main land forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise to the north of the summits of Nuptse, Lhotse, Middle Peak and Lhotse Shar. Cho Polu and Makalu lie to the east of the Island Peak. Baruntse, Amphu and Ama Dablam lie to the south. This expedition can be done individual or as a group, Alpine or Expedition style.

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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 : Extra Summit Day
Day 13 : Trek to Pangboche (3,901 m)
Day 14 : Trek to Khumjung (3,790 m)
Day 15 : Trek to Phakding
Day 16 : Trek to Lukla
Day 17 : Fly Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 18 : Rest at Kathmandu & spare day for Lukla flight
Day 19 : Departure on your own destination
Details
Duration 19 days
Grade
Altitude 6160m
Group Size 1+
Season Spring & Autumn
Price max. 3500
Expedition Start please inquire
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