Trip Duration
22 Days
Start/End Point
Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude
6,169 m
Trip Difficulty
Moderate to Hard
Activity
Trekking & Climbing
Best Season
Mar-May & Oct- Dec
Per Person US$ 2999

US$ 2890

Overview of Jiri to Island Peak Climbing

Jiri to Island peak climbing is a different way to experience and trek the Everest of Khumbu. Jiri to Island peak climbing is a combination of the gradual trek and the adventurous climb to an altitude of 6,169 m.

Jiri is the historic place from where sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay sherpa started their journey to summit Mt.Everest in 1953. This tiny city is also known as the Switzerland of Nepal and is famous for the cheese it produces. Jiri to island peak climbing gives us the chance of following the footsteps of the first climber to Everest.

Everest region is not only for the Everest summiteers and Everest Base camp trek but it has a lot more things to offer like island peak climbing. Island peak is one of the most challenging peaks to climb in the region of Everest. Island is also known as the Imja Tse. After a challenging climb to such a height, you’ll get an astonishing view of the whole Everest region. Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Chou, and Pumori are some of the examples that can be seen from the top. The view from the top is just breath Taking.

Jiri to Island Peak Climbing Itinerary

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Besides the challenging Everest trek and island peak climbing, local culture is also a noticeable thing to experience. As we go up the more Buddhist and sherpa people we met. The more Buddhist monuments and praying flags we see. The daily life, tradition, and culture of the Sherpa people are also taking part to attract this island peak climbing. Along the way we passed through the different monasteries, among them, Tengboche Monastery is the oldest one. In which, monks and Lamas are praying and doing ritual activities all day long. We also take apart for some minutes in a ritual ceremony, because people believe that taking part in such activity will give you strength and power top achieve what you desire. It releases all your tiredness and purifies your soul. So Buddhism is another beautiful thing to experience.

Along the trek to island peak climbing from Jiri, we pass through different major towns like Jiri, Phakding, NamcheBazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche. Every town is full of the sherpa people and culture but among them, Namche Bazar has huge things that you’ll be amazed to know.  Namche Bazaar is situated at a height of 3540 m from sea level. However, It offers you everything you need. From ATM to Coffee shop, equipment shop and a lot more. Namche Bazaar is the main hub for the sherpa people, so it is also referred to as the capital of the Sherpa. On the day of acclimatization day, you’ll visit the Hilary mountain museum, which has all the history of the climbers and sherpa people.

Our Trek begins from the drive from Kathmandu to Shivalaya through Jiri. From there, we follow the footsteps of legends and start ascending towards the Everest region. It’ll take 8 days to reach Namche Bazar. Where we will have an acclimatization day. On this day we will explore all of the capital of Sherpa people. After a rest day at Namche, we will follow the Khumbu river and climb a small hill to reach Tengboche. You can see the mesmerizing view of Mighty Everest, Amadablam, Pumori, Lhotse and so on. Passing through the valley of the mountains with small bushes, Dingboche we reach Chhukung. After here we will start climbing, by taking overnight in Island peak Base camp. After summiting, we will head towards Lukla through Monjo, Pangboche, Phakding, Jorsalle,  from where we will fly to Kathmandu.

Required Equipments for the Trip

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    Per Person US$ 2999

    US$ 2890