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Suggested route - outward via Phortse and [[Gokyo]], return via Pangboche and Tengboche.
Suggested route - outward via Phortse and [[Gokyo]], return via Pangboche and Tengboche.
'''Day by Day Itinerary'''
Day 01  :  Fly Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (2625m)
Day 02 : Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m)
Day 03 : Rest day for acclimatization at Namche Bazer
Day 04 : Trek Tengboche (3867m)
Day 05 : Trek Dingboche (4413m)
Day 06 : Trek Chukung (4730m)
Day 07 : Rest day Chukung
Day 08 : Trek Island BC (5087m) camp
Day 09 : Trek High BC (5535m) camp
Day 10 : Trek Island summit (6189 m) camp
Day 11 : Trek Chukung
Day 12 : Trek Dingboche
Day 13 : Trek Pangboche
Day 14 : Trek Tengboche
Day 15 : Trek Namche
Day 16 : Trek Lukla
Day 17 : Fly back Lukla to Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel. (2800m) for more[]

Revision as of 07:13, 10 August 2010

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



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.


Get in

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




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






  • 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.


  • Island Peak Base Camp at 5000m.

Stay safe

Get out

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