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Imja Tse Island Peak Climbing

Imja Tse peak, at a height of 6,160 meters, is more popularly known by the name of Island Peak. The peak was named Island peak by Eric Shipton's party in 1953, as the peak resembles an island in a sea of ice when viewed form Dingboche. Later in 1983, the peak was renamed as Imja Tse. The peak was first ascended in 1953 by a British team as preparation for climbing Everest. Tenzing Norgay was one of the members who successfully ascended it. The peak is part of the south ridge of Lhotse Shar and the main land forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise to the north of the summits of Nuptse, Lhotse, Middle Peak and Lhotse Shar. Cho Polu and Makalu lie to the east of the Island Peak. Baruntse, Amphu and Ama Dablam lie to the south.

Imja Tse peak, at a height of 6,160 meters, is more popularly known by the name of Island Peak. The peak was named Island peak by Eric Shipton's party in 1953, as the peak resembles an island in a sea of ice when viewed form Dingboche. Later in 1983, the peak was renamed as Imja Tse. The peak was first ascended in 1953 by a British team as preparation for climbing Everest. Tenzing Norgay was one of the members who successfully ascended it. The peak is part of the south ridge of Lhotse Shar and the main land forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise to the north of the summits of Nuptse, Lhotse, Middle Peak and Lhotse Shar. Cho Polu and Makalu lie to the east of the Island Peak. Baruntse, Amphu and Ama Dablam lie to the south.

Imja Tse peak, at a height of 6,160 meters, is more popularly known by the name of Island Peak. The peak was named Island peak by Eric Shipton's party in 1953, as the peak resembles an island in a sea of ice when viewed form Dingboche. Later in 1983, the peak was renamed as Imja Tse. The peak was first ascended in 1953 by a British team as preparation for climbing Everest. Tenzing Norgay was one of the members who successfully ascended it. The peak is part of the south ridge of Lhotse Shar and the main land forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise to the north of the summits of Nuptse, Lhotse, Middle Peak and Lhotse Shar. Cho Polu and Makalu lie to the east of the Island Peak. Baruntse, Amphu and Ama Dablam lie to the south.
DAY 01 : Arrival Kathamndu & transfer to hotel.
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DAY 02 : Preparation day / sightseeing
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DAY 03 - 11 : Fly to Lukla - trek to Everest Base camp first and trek back to Dingboche
Fly to Lukla - trek to Everest Base camp first and trek back to Dingboche. Fly to Lukla - trek to Everest Base camp first and trek back to Dingboche. Fly to Lukla - trek to Everest Base camp first and trek back to Dingboche. Fly to Lukla - trek to Everest Base camp first and trek back to Dingboche. Fly to Lukla - trek to Everest Base camp first and trek back to Dingboche
DAY 12 : Rest day at Dinjoche
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DAY 13 : Chhukung
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DAY 14 - 16 : Set up Base Camp, High camp & summit attempt
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DAY 17 - 20 : Trek back to Lukla and fly KTM
Trek back to Lukla and fly KTMTrek back to Lukla and fly KTMTrek back to Lukla and fly KTMTrek back to Lukla and fly KTMTrek back to Lukla and fly KTMTrek back to Lukla and fly KTMTrek back to Lukla and fly KTMTrek back to Lukla and fly KTMTrek back to Lukla and fly KTMTrek back to Lukla and fly KTMTrek back to Lukla and fly KTMTrek back to Lukla and fly KTMTrek back to Lukla and fly KTMTrek back to Lukla and fly KTMTrek back to Lukla and fly KTMTrek back to Lukla and fly KTMTrek back to Lukla and fly KTM
DAY 21 - 25 : via Cho La Pass and Gokyo Lake trek backto Lukla and fly to KTM
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What is Included :

  • Arrival and departure transportation,
  • 3-meals a day
  • Camping gear (two-man tent, foam mattress, kitchen tent, dining tent and toilet tent)
  • Supporting field staff including professional climbing guide,
  • cook, kitchen boy, porters as well as their necessary insurance,
  • meals and
  • allowances Peak permit fee and
  • Domestic airfare including airport tax,
  • conservation and national park area
  • entrance permit and first aid service.

What is Excluded :

  • Hotels in Kathmandu, International departure airport tax,
  • Personal Insurance,
  • Personal equipments - sleeping bag,
  • down jacket, waterproof jacket, kit bag etc.
  • Equipment allowance (Legally each expedition must be providing equipment allowance for all Sherpa,
  • guides and porters.
  • This allowance is necessary for brand new equipment (sleeping bag, shoes, crampons, down jacket, raincoat etc.).
  • Travel medical insurance and
  • emergency evacuation cost,
  • laundry,
  • telephone calls,
  • alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks, tips,
  • gifts, souvenirs, etc.
Imja Tse peak, at a height of 6,160 meters, is more popularly known by the name of Island Peak. The peak was named Island peak by Eric Shipton's party in 1953, as the peak resembles an island in a sea of ice when viewed form Dingboche. Later in 1983, the peak was renamed as Imja Tse. The peak was first ascended in 1953 by a British team as preparation for climbing Everest. Tenzing Norgay was one of the members who successfully ascended it. The peak is part of the south ridge of Lhotse Shar and the main land forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise to the north of the summits of Nuptse, Lhotse, Middle Peak and Lhotse Shar. Cho Polu and Makalu lie to the east of the Island Peak. Baruntse, Amphu and Ama Dablam lie to the south.

Trip Facts

Activities
Expedition
Duration
25 Days(s)
Max. Altitude
6160 meters
Trip Grade
Moderate  
Trip Type
Guaranteed
Service Level
Standard