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The trek to Island Peak initially follows the main [[Everest Base Camp Trek]] route, but separates at [[Dingboche]]. It can be made as a circular trek that takes in some of the Himalaya's most spectacular scenery. The climb to the top of the peak is moderately easy (by Himalayan standards), but a guide and porters are essential.
 
The trek to Island Peak initially follows the main [[Everest Base Camp Trek]] route, but separates at [[Dingboche]]. It can be made as a circular trek that takes in some of the Himalaya's most spectacular scenery. The climb to the top of the peak is moderately easy (by Himalayan standards), but a guide and porters are essential.
  
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High Mountain Guide Trekking & Expeditions Pvt. Ltd. http://www.highmountainguide.blogspot.com/
  
 
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Revision as of 05:05, 15 October 2013

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Island Peak (6,189m), officially known as Imja Tse, is a mountain in the Khumbu (Everest) region in Nepal.

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Understand

The trek to Island Peak initially follows the main Everest Base Camp Trek route, but separates at Dingboche. It can be made as a circular trek that takes in some of the Himalaya's most spectacular scenery. The climb to the top of the peak is moderately easy (by Himalayan standards), but a guide and porters are essential.

Prepare

High Mountain Guide Trekking & Expeditions Pvt. Ltd. http://www.highmountainguide.blogspot.com/

Get in

  • A climbing permit currently costs $350 USD per up to four tourists, as this summit is considered a "Group B" NMA Peak.

Walk

Villages


Itineraries

Suggested route - outward via Phortse and Gokyo, return via Pangboche and Tengboche.

See

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Lodging

  • Chukhung - Panorama Lodge - great sun room with views over the valleys and mountains beyond, and the facilities are exceptionally clean and well-maintained -- a very special recommendation here.
  • Dingboche - Island Peak View Lodge
  • Dzongla - The Himalayan View Lodge -- a simple but clean and friendly place to spend the night.


Camping

  • Island Peak Base Camp at 5000m.

Stay safe

Get out


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