Island Peak

The cost of the expedition, ex Kathmandu, is inclusive and covers the following:

Inclusions

  • Nepalese Government peak royalty fees
  • All trek organisational requirements
  • All trekking permits
  • Airport Transfers in Kathmandu
  • Air transport and accommodation in lodges or tents ex Kathmandu
  • All group equipment for the trek and Island Peak climb (tents, ropes, kitchen etc.)
  • All trek staff, including western and Sherpa guides, porter support
  • Transport of 20kg of personal equipment
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner ex Kathmandu
  • Back up Medical services 
  • dZi Foundation support for their “revitalize a village” programme – likely to include support for a Nepalese child’s education for a year.

Exclusions

  • Air travel to and from Nepal
  • Hotel accommodation and meals in Kathmandu
  • Purchases of bottled water while on the trek, gifts or alcohol.
  • Entry visas for Nepal (suggest getting 30 day tourist visa for Nepal on arrival into KTM)
  • Personal clothing and equipment
  • Personal expenses whilst trekking such as laundry, showers, internet use
  • Personal travel / trip cancellation insurance  
  • Excess baggage charges for the flights to / from Lukla
  • Any rescue costs
  • Gratuities

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Photos

South Ridge of Island Peak with North Ridge of Ama Dablam in the distance. © Colin Monteath

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