Island Peak Climbing from Chhukung

Trip Overview
  • Duration 4 Days
  • Difficulty Level Strenuous or Grade C (***)
  • DestinationNepal
  • Meals & AccommodationBreakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Trip Start & EndKathmandu-Kathmandu
  • Trip TypePeak Climbing, Adventure in Nepal,
  • Major AttractionRocky formations and Glaciers
  • Maximum Altitude6,173 Meter
  • Best TimeApril-May-June, September-October-November

Highlights

  • Ascending Island Peak to its 6189m summit.
  • A beautiful view from the summit of Island Peak.
  • Amazing Experience Mountain Climbing.
  • Discover the unique traditions, culture, and way of life of the Sherpas.
  • Magnificent views of the Makalu Himalayan Range and the Khumbu Icefall.
  • The lowest price you've ever found to ascend Island Peak.
  • Island Peak, an easy and non-technical climbing peak in Khumbu, is the best climbing adventure for rookie climbers who want to live the high life of ardent mountaineers.
  • Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Himalayan peaks, which include Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam, among others, in the Everest region.

Island Peak Climbing from Chhukung is a popular excursion for trekkers and climbers in the Everest Region. It is located in the center of the Chhukung valley, almost like an island. Because the west face is glaciated, climbing the summit requires a lot of work, but it's well worth it because the views from the top are spectacular. In addition, the stunning vistas of Everest, Makalu, Lhotse, and other peaks add to the thrill of the climb. 

Island Peak Climbing expedition starting and ending in Chukhung. Our Island Peak Climbing Trip departs from Chhukung with dependability, and the group size is at least one. Therefore, you may join the Island Peak Climbing expedition from Chhukung, which entails trekking to Jiri, Phaplu, and Lukla. Different routes, such as Renjo La pass 5338 m, Chola Pass 5420 m, Kala Pattar 5545 m, and Khongma La gives 5535 m, can be used to acclimatize for island peak journeys.

Our team and partners will greet you in Chhukung and provide a summary of the Island Peak climbing expedition. After ascending Island Peak, our guide will drop you off at Chhukung, where you may then get ready for the following trek.

A short trek from Chhuking (4750m) leads to a little town where we relax for the day and prepare for the ascent. We continue to Island Peak Base Camp the next day, which is a tough climb followed by a pleasant stroll across the river valley. Finally, after a strenuous climb, we arrive at High Camp at 5600 meters, where we relax inside the tent and prepare for the next day's early morning ascent.

We climb to the peak through rock formations and glacier zones, using rope for assistance in certain parts. Finally, we descend to Chhukung, where we rest after the long trek and take the magnificent view from the summit. As a precaution against severe weather or physical illnesses, the trip has been extended by one day.

Island peak climbing is one of the most significant possibilities for trekkers doing the EBC, Gokyo, and 3-pass treks in the Everest region. A three-day package planned by Chhukung is one of the best options. If you want to join a group climbing the island peak, we can help you realize your objective of summiting the Island (Imja peak) and leaving your mark on the 6,173-meter mountain. Island Peak is one of the most adventurous climbing peaks and the ideal voyage for any mountaineering enthusiast trekking to Everest base camp. We provide Island Mountain climbing so that you may have a glimpse of the highest peak as well as another beautiful landscape. You have the option to fulfill a dream by possibly witnessing the magnificent Himalayan panorama from the highest point in the globe during this thrilling stroll through the Everest region.

Climbing Island Mountain is a fantastic chance for those aged 18 to 75 to climb a 6,173-meter-high adventure peak. After high camp and the crampon-wearing portions, the tricky section is a mixed rock and ice wall with a 45-degree slope leading to the narrow ridge. But, on the other hand, Island Peak is unquestionably a fitting reward for your efforts. In truth, climbing Island Peak is not as physically demanding as climbing Ama Dablam.

After completing any Khumbu area trip, the Island Peak from Chhukung is joined. Then, acclimatize through Jiri, Phaplu, Lukla, or any other corner of the Everest area via several passes, such as Renjo La (5,338m), Chola Pass (5420m), Kala Patthar (5,545m), and Kongma La (5,535m). Aside from the Island Peak climbing expedition, we also see unspoiled Sherpa communities and ever-so-serene monasteries with heavy memories of previous treks.

If you have a few additional days on your Everest region trip, you may join us on a climb of Island Peak, one of the most iconic hiking peaks in the region. During the climbing season, we set up a seasonal tent camp at base camp. As a result, any trekker can arrive at base camp at any moment. We have finalized the dates for the group joining the trip to climb the island peak from Chukung so that you can make your plans ahead of time. In addition, we can tailor the climbing component so that you arrive at base camp on your schedule. 

Every novice and experienced climber who has been craving the thrill of adventure and want to go on adventure climbing excursions outside of merely hiking on Everest may now realize their dream by going on an Island Peak climbing trip. The most well-liked hiking mountain in Nepal is Island Peak. A heavily glaciated west face rising from the Lhotse Glacier makes the summit fascinating and beautiful. The hill itself is a continuation of Lhotse Shar's South Ridge that is divided from it by a minor gap.

Short Details of the Adventure Island Peak Climbing

  • Island peak's base camp to summit and return to base camp is the most popular climbing segment of the island mountain.
  • You can arrive at Island Peak base camp whenever you choose.
  • With a very experienced climbing guide who has climbed it more than 200 times, there is an exceptional summit success rate.
  • Travel with one of Nepal's top ten climbing companies. 
  • Base camp has a safety net in the form of an extra oxygen cylinder and medical supplies.
  • At base camp will find all your personal and group climbing equipment.
  • Imjatse base camp, climbing training
  • While camping, all meals are included, including tea, coffee, and drinking water.
  • The solar-powered tented camp base camp is environmentally friendly.

It is a relatively safe mountain to climb (the island peak rises to 6,189 meters), and mountaineers may easily reach the summit. Each year, the number of successful meetings at the island's peak grows. As a result, Islands Peak has a meager fatality rate compared to other climbing peaks, which they rarely notice since they are so cautious.

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Itinerary

Day to Day Info

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Views of Island peak are overwhelming as we walk along the way. The professional climbing guide will check all your equipment to ensure everything is in place. Over Night at Imja Base Camp.

  • Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 6-7 Hours
  • 5,087 Meter

Our team will check your pieces of stuff and give clinic training for climbing.

  • Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 8 Hours

Today, we start early in the morning and ascend the rock culvert. Many such gutters come across along the route. Further, we walk along the ridgeline leading to the glacier's snout. With rope to support, we cross this snow and ice slope. The summit is just three rope lengths away from the top of the hill. After observing an elevated and outstanding view from the summit, we descend a long way to Base Camp, where we stay in a guest house for the night.

  • Tent camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 12 Hours
  • 6,189 Meters

After Breakfast, the Trip will end.

  • Breakfast

Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

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Cost Details

Includes

  • Kitchen Equipment, Trekking tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table and chairs, Mattresses during the trekking & Peak climbing period
  • Climbing Rope, Ice screws, Snow bars
  • Staff including a professional climbing guide 
  • Personal insurance for Nepalese staff.
  • Our service charge
  • Equipment Fees for climbing guide
  • Climbing peak permit/s & other necessary fees
  • Garbage deposit (USD 250)
  • Airfare for climber guide
  • Personal climbing Gear per person such as Crampons, Harness, Ice Axe, Screwgate, Karabiners

Excludes

  • Personal Insurance for travel to Nepal (Compulsory)
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation
  • Sleeping bag & down Jacket
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping (Tips) for staff
  • Bar bills & beverage

Dates & Price

4 Days Climb Island peak joining dates:

The above 4 Days' itinerary can be re-designed as per your interest & preferences. We have a group joining trips in 2022, 223, and 2024 from chukung to chukung. This trip will allow you to have your independent way of climbing too. Let us know whether you would like some changes to the trip.

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2 Seat LeftStart DateStart: WednesdayMarch 29, 2023End DateEnd: SaturdayApril 01, 2023Status & PriceStatus: AvailableUS $850

Essential Info

The difficulty of the Island's peak climbing

Climbing Island Peak is not simple; it is challenging, but you may make it easier by spending more days walking into and around the mountain. As you decrease on the route, you'll need to acclimate to the lower oxygen levels. According to Island Peak's summit statistics, most of those who try the climb do not make it to the top.

Anyone who has done the Gokyo Valley Trek or the Everest three Passes Trek is eligible for this trip. Our guide will accompany you to Chukung when you reach the peak summit, where you may plan your next excursion.

The majority of our members traverse the Chhukung as individuals or in groups. Our workforce is energetic and well-organized. On Island Peak, we may develop successful and safe peaks.

Best season for Island Peak climbing

Spring (March, April, May) and Autumn (September, October, and November) are the best seasons to climb Island Peak. The weather is favorable at these times of the year, making hiking and climbing enjoyable. The lack of snow and the breathtaking mountain vistas make for a pleasant climbing experience. The wet and winter seasons, regarded as off-seasons, are not advised for climbing.

Island peak during the spring (March, April, May)

Spring can be blindly considered yes for planning any trips anyone is willing to join. This is the ideal time of the year, which is why it can be said that spring is made for traveling and excursions. The best time to go is in the spring when the weather is favorable, and the views from Island Peak are breathtaking. Throughout the spring, the landscape becomes more vibrant. Under the pristine azure sky, we can observe lovely flowers blooming everywhere. From a distance, the Himalayas seem magnificent, covered with light snow. We won't feel weary on the journey because we'll view such a gorgeous snow-capped peak. Instead, we will be inspired to go further after looking at the weather. It's unusual to walk beneath a sky that color. The days are lovely, and the temperatures are expected. Flying birds and crystal-clear blue skies create a beautiful scene. As island peak climbing is more or less related to the Everest base camp during this season, you can take advantage of both journeys. 

 Island peak during the Autumn Season (September, October, November)

Autumn is considered to be the most excellent time of the year. This season is a mixture of chilly cold and sunny warmth. You will have no difficulty doing Island Peak climbing this season as well. Like spring, you will experience a moderate temperature. The roadways will be covered by fallen dry leaves, leaving trees with no leaves. 

Another lovely season is autumn. September through November make up the season of autumn. All of the fall days had the same weather. Due to the little breeze, the days will be chilly and frosty. It's time for yet another lovely season. Some of the most spectacular sights may be seen there. The Himalayas are stunningly beautiful and covered in snow. The beautiful sky and cool air make autumn a pleasant season.

The stunning scenery in the Island Peak area creates breathtaking views of the falling leaves all around, changing the mood of nature's splendor. When we travel, we do not have to worry about climate change. Visiting Island Peak in the fall is a fantastic decision because of the current unpredictability of the seasons due to difficulties with global warming. Travelers from all over the world swarm to the city at this time of year. The number of people is precisely the same as in the spring. The trip is uninterrupted and pleasurable year-round, whether you take it in the spring or the fall.

Island peak during the Rainy Season (June, July, August)

Traveling during the rainy season is not a good idea. You will have to tackle additional travel hurdles that may be brought by the season itself. The trail will not be in good condition because of the continuous rainfall.

Traveling during the monsoon season is not advised. Because of the bad weather, peak climbing is not feasible. There will be clouds present, indicating the possibility of rain at any moment. Traveling in such dangerous conditions is risky. As we ascend to greater altitudes, the temperature will decrease. Because of the weather, we'll have to carry more and face more challenges. At this time of year, the monsoon season is in full swing, bringing torrential downpours brought on by warm, humid air from the Indian Ocean. Only the most devoted enthusiasts of extreme altitude risk the storm on the trails, which are often deserted.

Going for an adventure at any time is possible if you are in healthy condition, but traveling in such a risky season and worsening your health is a bad idea. Therefore, choose the ideal season wisely before heading out on any excursions.  

 Island Peak during the Winter Season(December, January, February)

Every season has its advantages and disadvantages. Winter is the coldest season but has the most beautiful gift. You will get to see the Himalayas covered with snow and glaciers. The coldness of this season also has its beauty. Wearing warm clothes and doing campfires is an excellent way to enjoy this season. 

For island peak climbing, winter is not recommended if you are unfamiliar with resisting the cold. The winter months are frigid and snowy. The temperature drops, causing snow to fall on the islaIsland'sk. It could be acceptable for travelers who like to visit less crowded locations in the winter since there are fewer people. They are free to discover nature however they choose. The mountains look their best, covered with snow throughout the winter. The challenges, though, are dangerous.

We will have bad weather, including icy temperatures, wind, and snowfall. The heat is too much for our bodies to handle. We may benefit from the discounts as winter is a slower travel season. While there are certain benefits to traveling during the winter, the reality is that the more challenges we experience, the more. Traveling in the winter is thus not recommended. Trekking in the cold is more challenging and less pleasurable. When ascending a summit, fog will blanket the sky, obstructing climbers' views and raising their danger of falling. On the other hand, winter is the best time to observe snow-covered mountains.

Peak climbing might not be a wise option because of the intense cold, making it difficult for you to move your hands and legs. Save for those desperate to view the summit of the IslaIsland'sw-capped peaks. This trip can be made feasible by using your gloves and warm, thick, protective socks. 

FAQs

  • Q1. What kind of fitness do I need to have?

    You'll need a lot of stamina for a full day's effort when climbing it. You can climb Island Peak without prior climbing experience or knowledge of how to use climbing equipment. Still, previous experience and knowledge of how to use climbing equipment are beneficial but not required because you will receive pre-ice climbing training in Base Camp to teach you how to use climbing gear like ropes, ice picks, harnesses, and crampons.

  • The finest accessible sherpa lodges along the trekking route up to Chukhung typically give basic, clean amenities with a mattress and a comforter or blanket. If you require sleeping bags, we can provide them (to be returned after the trip), but it is usually a good idea to bring your own. In most trekking routes, lodges offer single and double rooms, with a dormitory being rare. When feasible, meals will be served around a bonfire. Food will be made in the kitchens of tea houses, which you should not approach without permission. In most tea houses, the restroom provides vital utilities and is located outside the room. 

  • With a meager fatality rate, climbing Island Peak is generally safe. The portion of the path with the most crevasses is the most dangerous. The way through this region is often relatively safe and marked, but with appropriate guidance, you should be able to tie up here. You should always be clipped into the rope once you reach the ridge's exposed portions and the last wall before the summit. As a result, carelessness, more than the risk of the climb, has been to blame for many of the tragedies. It is safe overall since there is no immediate risk of an avalanche, rockfall, icefall, or significant exposure without fixed lines.

  • Since every person's body responds to elevation differently, it is difficult to predict whether you may have altitude sickness or not. Most trekkers experience minor altitude problems while on the trail. However, if somebody experiences severe altitude problems, we coordinate helicopter rescue. Make sure your insurance covers helicopter rescue as well before beginning your adventure. Otherwise, a helicopter rescue will cost extra.

Client Reviews

  • Island Peak Climbing from Chukung

    I did trekking all around Nepal. This time tried to do peak climbing. i had a great experience climbing 2022. This is my dream to fulfill, Finally, the mountain rock treks team make it complete. Most recommended company and team.

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    DanisGermanyJune 13, 2022
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