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Island Peak Climbing from Chhukung (Joining Basic) (4 Days)

Key Infomation

  • Duration:4 Days
  • Trip GradeChallenging
  • Region/DestinationNepal
  • Maximum Altitude6189m
  • ActivityClimbing
  • Arrival CityKathmandu

About Island Peak Climbing from Chhukung (Joining Basic) (4 Days)

According to Nepal Mountaineering Association (Government recognized department for mountaineering), Island peak also called ImjaTse is highly permitted and well renowned peak in Everest Region. It is also popular for those climbers who wish to climb Everest in future. With the height of 6,189m, it is situated in just behind of world’s tower Everest and Lhotse.

It is considered as a view point of Everest. Even the first Everest climber Sir Edmund Hillary also climbed before going Everest. This is what makes, every year Hundreds of thousands climber from all over the world ascending this peak. The trip can be organized with the combine form of Everest Base Camp Trek. The total duration of this trip package will be 16 to 18 days. A professional climbing guide and proper climbing gear is most essential while going this mountain. Since last 5-7 years, the mountain structure and route has changing because of global warming. According to the experienced says who are frequently working in this mountain says, Island Peak is getting difficult comparing with previous years. So, be careful while choosing climbing guide, climbing gears and company before going Island Peak.

During the month of Spring and Autumn are considered as best for climbing Island Peak. Most of the climber chooses these months for the safe and successful climbing. Proper climbing gears and equipment are most essential. And we suggest you to have one climbing Sherpa. However if you are professional climber it is also good to have 2:1 (Climber Sherpa) ration.


  • Day 01: Arrive and meet guide at Chukung.
  • Day 02: Trek from Chhukung to Island Peak Base camp (5,200m) 3 - 4 hrs
  • Day 03: Base Camp to Island Peak Summit (6,189m) and back to Chukung
  • Day 04: Optional Day if weather is bad

The Island Peak Climbing from Chhukung Itinerary starts from Chhukung. The first day of the trek is allocated for the preparation and during this time our guide will outline the routes and demonstrate how to use the equipments and explain their functioning. 

    We will depart from Chhukung and move towards Island Peak Camp after breakfast. During the trial, we can see the spectacular view of Lhotse, Imja glaciers and many other peaks and glaciers. We will arrive at Island Peak Base Camp after a strenuous ascent. We will stay in the camp tent and have the food prepared by the climbing team. Then, we will have the pre-climbing training session, where the guide will help us with the climbing gear. We will sleep early and wake around 12 - 1 am and start getting ready for our summit attempt.

      Today, you will make the final climb up Island Peak, which is the highest point of the trail. Following the guidlines of the climbing guide, we move ahead towards the summit with the light of the headlights at the midnight. we Leave all our stuff behind and just carry our packed meals and essential climbing gear. It is beneficial to begin the climb in the morning when the weather is good and not windy and cloudy. The incline gets steeper on the way from Base Camp to High Camp. The higher Camp is passed through a narrow opening of the rocks, and it gets crowded as you go.

      You will take a short break at High Camp and then go to the glaciers to climb to the top of the summit of the Island Peak. At around 3 hours, you will be at Crampon Point, which is where you put on crampons and walk on an icy track, holding onto a rope at 5700 meters. The guides may set a rope on the glacier, but it's not that hard. The biggest challenge of course, is climbing a vertical wall right before the top. The instructors will attach ropes and harnesses for your safety.

      The guides will assist you in tackling the challenging slopes and reaching the top of Island Peak, which is the main highlight of the  Island Peak Climbing From Chhukung journey. We will spend some time viewing the peaks and glaciers before moving back to base camp. Then, the next step will be returning to Chhukung Valley. It's faster and easier to go down than to go up.  3 Day Island Peak Climbing From Chhukung Itinerary ends once you have arrived at Chhukung Valley.

        It is the reserved day allocated if bad weather restritct the climbing to happen, so to climb the next day.

          Cost Details



          Island Peak Climbing Permit

          Climbing Guide: Climbing Guide Island Peak Summiteer  

          • Base camp food and accommodation 
          • Climbing Equipment including Rope,Crampons, Harnesss, Jummar,Helment, Ascending/dsceding  Device etc
          • Base camp Staff 
          • Insurance and dalley wages for Climbing guide and staff



          • sleeping Bag and Climbing Boot
          • Your personal warm clothes for Climbing
          • Insurance: Personal rescue/medical insurance
          • Heli Rescue: Helicopter evacuation in any emergency case
          • beverage: beer, coke, mineral watar, bar bills
          • Guide: Extra  Guide if needed
          • Tips:Tips for climbing staff


          Dates & Price

          Fixed Depature:

          Dates StatusAvailabilityPrice 
          start dateOctober 03, 2024 end dateOctober 06, 2024StatusGuaranteed availabilitypriceUS$900
          start dateOctober 07, 2024 end dateOctober 10, 2024StatusGuaranteed availabilitypriceUS$900
          start dateOctober 13, 2024 end dateOctober 16, 2024StatusLimited availabilitypriceUS$900

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