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Tibet Overland Tour
This Fly in/ Fly out tour of the heart of Tibet follows a circular route from Tsetand to


The Island peak, also known as Imja Tse (6189m/ 20305ft) was first climbed in 1953 in preparation for the ascent on Everest. This is a very popular peak. Apart from being an enjoyable climb, it has some of the most spectacular scenery of the Khumbu region. Island peak is said to resemble an "Island in a sea of ice" and is actually an extension of the south ridge of Lhotse Shar. The mainland forms a semi-circle of cliffs that rise in the north to the rugged summits of Nuptse. Lhotse, Lhotse middle peak and Lhotse Shar. To the east lies Cho Polu and beyond this, the red granite Makalu.

To the south lies the Baruntse, Amphu and the lofty Amadablam. The Amadablam looks like a giant sea-stack guarding the entrance to the glacial bay Where Island peak stands. Island peak's first route of ascent was the south-east flank and south-west ridge. The usual base camp site is between Imja Tse and moraine of Imja glacier. In the event of heavy snowfall, this area has proved to be prone to avalanche danger. The west face also offers good route. Most people seem to Climb Island peak without bottled air, which for the Sherpas could even be "just cigarettes!"


Itinerary of Island Peak in Detail

Days 01 : Arrival to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.

Days 02 : Kathmandu to Lukla Fly and trek to Phakdingma 2652m.

Days 03 : Phakdingma to Namche Bazaar 3440m.

Days 04 : Namche to Tengbuche 3867m.

Days 06 : Tengbuche to Pheriche 4243m.

Days 07 : Pheriche to Lobuche 4930m.

Days 08 : Lobuche to Gorakshep 5184m/Kalapathar 5554m.

Days 09 : Gorakshep to Dingbuche 4358m.'

Days 10 : Dingbuche to Island base camp. 5050m.

Days 11 : BC to High camp5350m.

Days 12 : High camp to Top of Island peak 6173m. Back Chhukung 4753m.

Days 13 : Chhukung to Phortse. 3840m.

Days 14 : Trek to Khumjung/Khunde.3790m.

Days 15 : Khumjung/Khunde to Jorsalle 2774m.

Days 16 : Jorsalle to Lukla2866m.

Days 17 : Fly to Kathmandu1350m.

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