Island Peak lies in the center of the Everest Region of Nepal and is the most popular of Nepal’s 33 designated trekking peaks. As you summit this peak, you get the splendid views of Mount Everest (8848 m), Mount Lhotse (8500 m), Mount Makalu (8478 m), Mount Nuptse (7880 m), Mount Ama Dablam (6812 m) and Mount Baruntse (7129 m) at the closest view. It’s a great summit for first time climbers who are looking for something a little more challenging then the Everest Base Camp Trek and a good peak to start with for those with more mountaineering ambitions in Nepal.
Peak climbing refers to a mountain or hill peak that has to be attemp by climbing. Trekking peaks are generally between 5500m to 6500m. We can get the climbing permits from Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).
Peak climbing difficulty depends upon the peak. There are easy level to technical and challenging level climbing peak, any participants with good physical can climb any peak.
A licensed, trained and experienced Climbing Sherpa Guide will lead you while Peak Climbing.
We recommend you buy all the climbing equipment with your guide in Kathmandu. It helps to save money and you will be buying only reasonable equipment.
The best season for trekking peak is in September and October | March April and May.
During the access trek you will stay in a teahouse. After you reach basecamp you will be do camping and your climbing guide will prepare high altitude food.
In case of a climb, VHF or satellite phones are available at the base camp. In both cases, weather can play an important role in communication.
Yes.Travel Insurance is absolutely necessary. Please check this info for insurance.
It depends upon the difficulty level and height of the peak, weather and individual’s ability to cope up with the environment. Normally, the ascent and descent between base camp and peak will take one to two days.