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Island Peak Climbing

Nowadays, Himalayan peaks draw the attention of climbers, adventurers, and cultural enthusiasts worldwide. Even though there are many destinations worth seeing in Nepal, one spot stands out from the rest. The Island Peak Climbing is also known as Imja Tse. Today, this mountain is considered the most famous peak climbing in Nepal. What makes the Island Peak trek route so appealing is that visiting it will be interesting for novice climbers and experienced trekkers. Suppose you are one of those explorers who want to experience an adventure in Nepal. In that case, Satori Adventures is the company you need to contact for Island Peak climb, customizing the Island peak trek itinerary, route map, and budget cost.

Top 3 Benefits of Island Peak Expedition

  • Trekking Suitable for Everyone
    Island Peak trek is the perfect choice that almost everyone with a basic level of fitness can complete. Whether you want to complete this trek with 2 or 12 people, we’ve got you covered. This 19-day journey will take you to Kalapathar, which is an excellent photo spot. From this vista point, you will be able to enjoy the most beautiful views of the Himalayas all at once, including the Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse mountains. In addition to that, you’ll also be able to see the Khumbu Icefall located at the head of the Khumbu Glacier.

  • Safety is Our Number One Priority
    Another significant advantage of selecting the Island Peak Climb is that it is considered one of the safest treks one can make in the Himalayas. You can rest assured that we run all our treks in the most responsible way, following all comfort and safety standards.
    Satori Adventures experts ensure the medically trained and experienced professional to lead your trip to Island Peak expedition. You can rest assured we will provide you with all the necessary equipment to prevent any problems that may arise during the trip. Before the journey, we will customize a unique climbing training session for all the tourists. This training session is aimed at helping you receive professional training from experienced climbing specialists on required climbing skills to scale the trip successfully shortening difficulties.

  • Reasonable Trekking Package Price
    Island Peak climbing cost will pleasantly surprise you. At Satori Adventures, it’s vital for us to know that our travel proposals are available to the average traveler. Even though the cost of the tour varies depending on tourist preferences, Island Peak Climbing in Nepal is an adventure everyone can afford. The cost of the Island Peak tour depends on such factors as:

  • Tour group size
  • Category of the hotel accommodation you select

What makes Satori Adventures stand out from the crowd is the fact that our clients can either add or reduce activities when confirming the trip. For example, if you want to add some special services or, on the contrary, — lessen them, we’ll easily do that for you. The price will be adjusted according to your preferences.

Island Peak Climb 

Island Peak Climb in Nepal is the perfect option  for those people who want to witness breathtaking views of Khumbu region. Thanks to the low elevation of 6,165m, there is no need to spend days acclimatizing to the altitude. If hike to Everest is all you are dreaming about, then Island Peak climb is just for you.  The island peak climbing route journey will give you an unforgettable sense of achievement as you would on the top of Everest.

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Facts of the Trip

Highest access: 6,165m (20,226ft)

First Ascent: Swiss team 1956

Duration: 18 Days

Group Size: 2 - 10 Persons

Co-ordinates: 27°55'14''N/86°56'16''E

Location: Khumbu region

Country: Nepal

Airport: Kathmandu Airport

Departure From: Kathmandu Airport

Grade: Peu Difficile + (PD+)

Accommodation: Tourist standard to five star as request

Meals: B/B plan in Kathmandu & B,L,D in during Driving and climbing period

Transportation: Car, Jeep, Flight

Best season: Spring (April, May) and autumn (October, November)

Major Activity: trekking/climbing

Include Activity: Rock scrambling/glacier crossing/snow climbing

Culture: Sherpa and Tamang

Mode of Travel: Tea House/Camping

Climbing route: South east(normal)

Himalayan sights: Everest, Lhotse, Pumori, Kongde

Fixed Departure
Spring 2024 Autumn 2024
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Itinerary Details of Island peak climbing Autumn

20 Oct/Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu airport, Transfer to request hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (1350M/4,430ft)

21 Oct/Day 02: Preparation and briefings at the departments of tourism. Last minute shopping.

22 Oct/Day 03: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Trek to Phakding (2650m/8,694ft) 4 hrs.Lodge accommodation

23 Oct/Day 04:Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11,286ft) 6hrs. Lodge accommodation

24 Oct/Day 05: Rest day for acclimatization.You will be hike to the famous Everest View Hotel (3800m/12487ft) 3hrs and catch a glimpse of Everest. After you can explore Hilary and Sherpa museum in Namche.In the evening they have a slide show program as well.

25 Oct/Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3850m/12,631ft) 5-6 hrs. Visit the Buddhist monastery. Lodge accommodation

26 Oct/Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4350m/14271ft) 4hrs.Catch a glimpe of Mt. Ama Dablam and Mt. Lhotse. Lodge accommodation

27 Oct/Day 08: Acclimatization in Dingboche(4350m/14,271ft) hiking up to Chhukung-re

28 Oct/Day 09: Trek from Dingboche to Chhukung (4730m/15,518ft) 3hrs. Lodge accommodation

29 Oct/Day 10: Trek from Chhukung to Island Peak base camp (5087m/16,690ft) Camping

30 Oct/Day 11-12:Climb to Island Peak (6165m/20,226)15hrs.Camping

31 Oct/Day 13:Trek from Island Peak base camp to Pangboche(3985m/13,074ft) 6hrs.Lodge accommodation

01 Nov/Day 14:Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11,286ft) 05hrs. Lodge accommodation

02 Nov/Day 15:Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla(2840m/9,317ft) 7hrs.Lodge accommodation

03 Nov/Day 16:Fly 35mins from Lukla to Kathmandu (1350m/4,430ft) 35mins. Transfer to hotel

04 NovDay 17:Leisure day shopping in Kathmandu. Fair well celebration dinner with culture program in the Evening.

05 Nov/Day 18:Transfer to the airport for final departure

Itinerary Details of Island Peak Climbing

01 April/Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu airport, Transfer to request hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (1350m/4,430ft)

02 April/Day 02: Preparation and briefings at the departments of tourism. Last minute shopping.

03 April/Day 03: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Trek to Phakding (2650m/8,694ft) 4 hrs.Lodge accommodation

04 April/Day 04:Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11,286ft) 6hrs. Lodge accommodation

05 April/Day 05: Rest day for acclimatization.You will be hike to the famous Everest View Hotel (3800m/12487ft) 3hrs and catch a glimpse of Everest. After you can explore Hilary and Sherpa museum in Namche.In the evening they have a slide show program as well.

06 April/Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3850m/12,631ft) 5-6 hrs. Visit the Buddhist monastery. Lodge accommodation

07 April/Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4350m/14271ft) 4hrs.Catch a glimpe of Mt. Ama Dablam and Mt. Lhotse. Lodge accommodation

08 April/Day 08: Acclimatization in Dingboche(4350m/14,271ft) hiking up to Chhukung-re

09 April/Day 09: Trek from Dingboche to Chhukung (4730m/15,518ft) 3hrs. Lodge accommodation

10 April/Day 10: Trek from Chhukung to Island Peak base camp (5087m/16,690ft) Camping

11-12April/Day 11-12:Climb to Island Peak (6165m/20,226)15hrs.Camping

13 April/Day 13:Trek from Island Peak base camp to Pangboche(3985m/13,074ft) 6hrs.Lodge accommodation

14 April/Day 14:Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11,286ft) 05hrs. Lodge accommodation

15 April/Day 15:Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla(2840m/9,317ft) 7hrs.Lodge accommodation

16 April/Day 16:Fly 35mins from Lukla to Kathmandu (1350M/4,430ft) 35mins. Transfer to hotel

17 April/Day 17:Leisure day shopping in Kathmandu. Fair well celebration dinner with culture program in the Evening.

18 April/Day 18:Transfer to the airport for final departure

Satori Adventures has not able to include the cost of each package on the company website. Many of our clients have the same query: why Satori Adventures has not included the trekking and mountaineering package price. To provide you service at a reasonable cost and attempt to address your every requirement, we desired to provide you with some information that directly affects the cost and helps us breakdown the cost. That's why we have decided to clarify to our customers that due to the following reasons, we have not included the cost on our website and package:

  • The cost of the trip always depends on the size of the group, the category of the hotel accommodation, and the client's desire (budget)
  • The included itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern which Satori Adventures advises you. the itinerary according to your time and requirements.
  • The itinerary shall be changed after an understanding between both Satori Adventures and the client. Additional activities could be either added or reduced as per client's request before the confirmation of the trip.
  • The price shall be adjusted in our mutual understanding; that is, if the client intends to add some services, we shall charge him/her for those additional services, and if he/she intends to lessen some services, we shall wave the charges accordingly.
  • The itinerary is published in full board operation services for a clear understanding of the client. Among many options, such as hotel facilities in Kathmandu and Pokhara, the client can make his/her own choice.
  • The cost is also affected by the number of employees‒ guides and porters.

Please feel free to contact Satori Adventures for any information about your selected package

Full Board Operation:

For full board clients we provide a personal tent and food, which will be prepared by their climbing Sherpa. We provide UHF/VHF hand held radios on the mountain to maintain communications between ABC and high camps.

We provide a personal climbing Sherpa guide each group(2:1 ratio) to help the clients reach the summit. The secret of success on ls and is a strong and experienced climbing Sherpa. No matter how good and experienced the climber, it is a long slog. Personal climbing Sherpas will set up camp. They will also carry food provisions, fuel and assist the client on the summit day.

The services we provide in the package
(Cost Includes):

  • To ensure your safety and avoid the natural panic of people entering a new destination for the first time, Satori Adventures provides pick-up and drop services from international and domestic airports on your arrivals and departures.
  • Representatives of Satori adventures will be waiting for you on arrival at both domestic and international airports with a Satori banner with your placard so that you can easily find our person. Satori's identity card will accompany the person for your confirmation.According to the above trekking peak climbing schedule, Satori Adventures will arrange three nights demanded category (from tourist star to five-star) of hotel accommodations in Kathmandu.
  • Satori Adventures will provide Experienced, and government authorized (licensed holder) high altitude trekking/climbing Sherpa guide during the trekking and climbing period. 
  • Surface transportation will only be included during the trekking and major city for members as per the itinerary. 
  • According to the schedule program, Satori Adventures arranged regular flight tickets from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu for climbing members and climbing Sherpa guides.
  • Apart from Camping and hiking, Satori Adventures Will provide you with a lovely tea house (except chain hotels) to stay in and eat during the trekking.
  • Lunch in the trekking is usually made on the way while Dinner and breakfast at the tea house where you stay overnight. Satori Adventures provides a clean and fresh breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea/coffee at the tea house's menu throughout the trek and camping accommodation at the advance base camp during the ascent.
  • Satori adventures will provide all the essentials for trekking, peak climbing, rowing, and camping at the advanced base camp.
  • During the ascent, satori adventures will provide a chef cook and cook assistant at the advanced base camp to take care of your food and drink.
  • Satori Adventures allow up to 20kg of personal climbing equipment per person during the flight onboard and during trekking carried by porter/yak/mules.
  • The offer cost includes island peak climbing royalty and climbing permit of island peak charged by the Nepal government. (Permit issued by Nepal mountaineering association)
  • As Island Peak is at Mount Everest National Park's territory, Satori adventures provide you a permit for Mount Everest National Park.
  • The Trekkers' Information Management Systems permit issued by the trekking agency association of Nepal is required to enter the area of Everest National Park, so Satori adventures provide you a TIMS permit too.
  • As far as possible, regular weather reports are stated throughout the mountaineering period.
  • Satori Adventures provides all wages, clinical, equipment, and accidental insurance for all elaborate staff in the journeying and climbing.
  • We provide first aid medical kits for the group and the staff, taking care of your climbing and health safety.
  • Trekking and mountaineering are often inaccessible and far from information, communication, and transportation in the Himalayas, so information communication is a significant factor for safety and a successful trip. That's why Satori Adventures provides satellite phones with your hiker and climber Sherpa guide.
  • Satori Adventures provides V25 north face two main model tents with comfortable mattresses at the advanced base camps and high camps for members and involved staff.
  • Satori Adventures offers dynamic / Static Rope, Ice Screws, Snow bar, Rock piton, lucked unlocked Karabiners to open the route and fixed the life for safe and successful climbing.
  • During your climbing expedition, satori adventures offer you clean, Nutritious, and fresh food at the advanced base camp. For those trekking peak where it requires high camps or the first camps before attempting the summit, we provide you nutrition high altitude package food and essential EPI cooking gas and stoves to boiled water, tea, coffee, and warm the pocket food.
  • Satori Adventure always has concerned and top priority about our trekking guides, climbing Sherpa guides, cooks, porters, and involved staff safety during the period of trekking and high mountain climbing.   For this reason, we always do medical insurance, helicopter evacuation insurance, and treatment insurance for all involved staff with a reputed insurance company.
  • For your convenience, we always provide maps of related trekking and trekking peak climbing.
  • The above offer price includes our official service charges, government charges, and all taxes and vat. Except for the above amount, there are not any hidden costs charged by us.
  • If you need any assistance with departure information, Flight ticket reconfirmation, Visa extension procedure services, Satori adventures fully support you without any charges.
  • We want to offer you to have dinner with us before you departed from Kathmandu. It will be an opportunity for you to see and learn about Nepali culture and tradition. Thus, satori adventures offer you farewell dinner at a typical Nepali restaurant with a cultural show in Kathmandu before departure. 
  • Before your departure, as a memory of your life, Satori Adventures would like to handover Satori T-shirt/Pashmina and Brochure.

Things you need to manage yourself in the package (Cost Exclude):

  • Kathmandu is Nepal's capital, and since this place offers high quality and delicious food from different countries and groups, we were hoping you could taste the food you like. For that reason, during your stay in Kathmandu, you will have to arrange lunch and dinner (except farewell dinner) yourself.
  • Suppose you want to take any packed food, snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, and carbonated soft drinks, any types of alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, and nutria-bars during the trek. In that case, you have to buy it yourself as a customer often requires these items during the trekking. No, and there is no guessing how much it will take by the client and its cost.
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of personal nature trekking and climbing equipment, laundry expenses, tips, Landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies, satellite phones, and the internet service not included in the package. You have to pay for it yourself when you use it.
  • Mountaineering is, in itself, a risky and adventurous activity that always takes place in remote areas. So, safety is the primary factor for us. Therefore, you have to have your travel insurance covering the cost of emergency rescue, medical treatment, medical tests, and hospitalization before you arrive for the trip to Nepal.
  • The package cost offered above does not include your international flight ticket and Nepal's tourist visa, so that you have to pay for your international flight ticket and tourist visa yourself.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural disasters, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in government regulations costs not included in the package cost.
  • An additional cost is added if you need extra workers then what we have included in the package.
  • The short sentence, "The services we provide in the above package cost inclusive,” will cost extra if you want additional services.
  • Employees involved in your trekking and mountaineering are hoping for tips, gifts, or something at the end of the trip, which is an opportunity to say how happy you are with our staff and what kind of service you have rendered.

How to book holiday trip in Nepal?

Satori Adventures and Expedition aims at giving proper information to many travelers, trekkers, and climbers who have some confusion regarding the booking process of the trip in Nepal. Satori Adventures, therefore, desires to provide a guideline for first-time visitors or travelers so that they can comfortably start the process to book the selected package legally. Before starting the booking process, we always advise our trekkers, travelers, and climbers to intelligently check whether the company is genuine and whether they are fully safe to travel under the company's guidance. We ask them to be acquainted with the company they want to book their holiday trip with. Is the company genuine and authorized by the Government of Nepal, Office of the Company Registrar, Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Nepal Rastra Bank ‒Central Bank of Nepal (authorized for foreign currency), Permanent Account Number (PAN), and the Department of Cottage & Small Industries). Are they financially secured and environmentally conscious? We advise them to make sure about these formalities because some companies in Nepal have been running the business without abiding by governments' rules and regulations. Some companies were once registered, but their licenses have already expired, yet they have provided the services illegally.

On many occasions, the Government of Nepal and the Trekking Agency Association of Nepal have found that many foreigners' tour operators, NGOs, and INGOs have been directly operating tours, trekking, and mountaineering holiday adventures without having government license and abiding by the Government rules. It has also been found that many individuals, freelance guides, and porters have been arranging trips illegally by creating their own personal website. We have observed that many trekkers and climbers face a host of problems once they arrive in Kathmandu as they lack adequate information. Many of them file complaints to Nepal and the Trekking Agency Association of Nepal for legal action such as the refund of the advanced payment. There is hardly any justice given to the cheated clients. Thus, to prevent all these probable problems, we request our travelers to check the company before booking any Himalayas trip.

To conform and process your trip booking please follow these suggestions:

    • Please select the package itinerary and details from our website to make sure which package you want to book with us.
    • At the bottom of the itinerary (end of the page of the package), you have the following options: Book nowasks an expertwrite a review, and print. Once you click book now bottom, it will l take you to the booking page. Ask expert will allow you to e-mail us in case of any query related to the package.
    • Our typical itinerary includes transfer from and to the airport. We can provide you with any accommodation‒from budget to 5 Stars. So please indicate a class of hotel you wish us to book or name your preferred hotel. You can also state all additional services apart from those mentioned in the itinerary.
    • The web page itinerary is a guideline and a standard pattern that helps you plan your trip. It can be changed or modified according to your time & requirements.
    • If you wish to expand the itinerary with additional activities, please let us know by mail. Satori Adventures builds your customized itinerary with the adjusted price.
    • There are many fixed departure dates and itinerary packages in Trekking and Mountaineering in our package. If you wish to join with our fixed departure with the group, please contact us. The cost of this option is always pretty low compared to a private trip.
    • Before you confirm the trip, you have to read and understand what is included and excluded in the cost. It is also important to read terms and conditions. If you require additional services that are not included in the cost, please mention them all in the booking form.
    • Please contact us if you are still unclear about the information or required service.
    • You have to read our Terms and Conditions before you book the trip; it explains the booking timing, the deposit and advance payment requirements, policies, procedures for cancellation, refund, and the payment classification.
    • Once we have agreed mutually on the itinerary you required and the price for the trip, you have to send us the deposit to confirm the booking as specified in our quotation according to our Terms and Conditions.
    • Once we receive the advance payment from you, we will process it to confirm your trip.
    • Without confirmation and advance received, we may not process for Permits, TIMS, Flight Tickets, Trekking and climbing Guide, Porters, and other necessary Staff for trekking and expedition along with food, transportation, etc.
    • With your confirmation of the trip and advance payments, we require a copy of your travel document (passport), passport size photo, and flight reservation details.
    • For details on the payments of the trip and time frame, you have to follow our terms and conditions.

    Please kindly submit Trip Booking Form when you confirm the trip with us. It will be easy for us to process your trip confirmation and prepare all legal processes and permit for the trip. If you have any queries, always feel free to contact us at any time. We always want to make sure our clients are well informed before conforming the trip. You are always advised to visit our website and related package for further information.

There is only one restriction for obtaining permits for 6000m peaks. Nepal's government does not allow climbing permits to be issued to a climber below the age of 16. Beyond that restriction, any climber with appropriate fitness and skills can attempt a 6000-meter mountain in the Himalaya. However, our policies for accepting clients on these peaks require that the client has a list of British hill hiking experience and some knowledge of rock & Ice climbing.

For those seeking the experience of climbing a 6000m peak, Nepal should be at the top of your countries' list to visit. With the wide variety of flora and fauna, the everlasting smiles of the rural Nepalese, the hospitality of the village communities, the favorable climatic and geographical conditions, the cultural and linguistic diversity, and the rich cultural spirit which represents a unique blend of Buddhism and Hinduism Nepal is the adventure capital of the world. With 1400 trekking peaks above 6000m and 8 of the 14 8000m peaks globally, it is fair to say that your mountaineering ambitions can be taken to a new level here in Nepal. It will never start and complete without having a Himalayan peak experience.

Each climber needs to choose the right expedition guide service that not only suites their needs but provides the best safely and secure mountaineering experience possible. More than 1,700 trekking companies in Nepal offer 6,000-meter peak climbing, but only about 30 companies operate 6,000-meter peaks regularly. We are proud to be one of these 30 companies and consistently offer.

It is very important that the climbers who choose Satori Adventures for this trip of a lifetime experience have expectations that are compatible with the program we offer and the style of expedition Satori Adventures runs. We do not want to simply “fill our expedition”, but instead we want to comprise a team of companionable people who are focused on reaching the summit with the highest level of support and safety standards that can be provided by a guiding service on Mt Everest. We team this with the best standards of food and quality equipment to further assist each client reach their full potential. We feel that we offer the best environment and opportunity for you to be successful on the world’s highest mountain.

Climbing a 6,000-meter peak is not difficult for those trekkers and hikers who have some Ice ax experience, walking on a fixed rope and using crampons above the snow. The steep about 45º snow climbing and ice-climbing that can be required entices artisans to test. If you are considering climbing a 6000m peak, there are several questions that you need to ask yourself and be truthful about your findings. Am I physically fit enough? Am I technically capable of handling the expected terrain? Am I mentally competent of the hardship associated with high altitude expeditions?

Our climbing Sherpa guides are capable and exceptionally qualified. Most were brought into the world in high elevation areas and have spent a lot of their lives over 4,000 meters. We give broad preparation to our aides in technical climbing and English, client connections, and Wilderness First Aid. These aides are ultimately affirmed mountain guides through the Nepal Mountaineering Association and by and large have three previous culminations of the 8,000-meter top that they are managing. Our high elevation Sherpa climbing guides have numerous long periods of involvement and are qualified through preparing with TAAN and NATHAN. They are profoundly gifted in all parts of mountaineering in Nepal and hold a Nepal Government License, Mountaineering Association Accreditation, and Summit Certificates for Nepal Himalayan pinnacles. These administration licenses are shown in our office.

Climb 6000m peak; your physical fitness is vital. Excellent physical fitness is required. Not only for the opportunity to succeed but for your overall safety and enjoyment. Our guides like to tell clients, “Be in the best shape of your life.”

Persons below 16 years of age are restricted from climbing 6,000-meter peaks in the Himalayas of Nepal. This was a recent change in Nepal.

On popular trekking trails, we utilize lodges/guesthouses (aka teahouses); These lodges will provide the mean Menu meals are often available, including soups, noodles, rice, and dishes. On specific 6,000-meter trekking routes, Tea houses and guest houses may be limited or not available. In these instances, accommodations will be via tents, and our staff will provide the mean.  In these instances, meals will be prepared on the route with canister stoves or natural fires. While in base camp, our expedition cooks will prepare meals. Above base camp, the meals will be prepared by our climbing Sherpa. Above base camp, we always supply high altitude food that meets our clients’ requirements.

Communication will vary greatly depending on the location. Most trekking routes have local VHF phones, and increasingly more places get mobile coverage from various carriers. Upon arriving,  we recommend picking up a CDMA, Ncell, or Namaste pre paid card and insert that into your mobile device. In remote areas, communication is generally not available or on a minimal basis. Some other and more costly options include the use of a Satellite phone. We like to use Delorme. We will always supply a telephone available upon the client's request during trekking and mountaineering expeditions.

An authorized, prepared, and experienced climbing Sherpa Guide will lead a 6000m journeying top on 6,000-meter tops above Base Camps. Our teams may be led by a licensed Sirdar or professional mountaineering/trekking guide. As per group size, most of the trekking peak will guide by the same climbing Sherpa guide, while our climbing Sherpa guide is a government license holder trekking guide as well.

Yes. All trekkers and climbers must purchase adequate travel insurance, which includes a helicopter emergency evacuation plan. Insurance is not expensive compared to the cost of an evacuation during an expedition. Without having travel insurance during your trek or climb, you will be financially responsible for all the costs of your evacuation and treatment. These bills can be tens of thousands of dollars.

You need to obtain your travel insurance policy before you depart your home. Your insurance should cover high altitude mountaineering, mountain rescue, and helicopter transport to a medical facility. These types of policies are readily available through many travel agents and our affiliates. Before purchasing a package, make sure that the policy covers helicopter evacuation from remote mountain locations and will pick you up in a fully equipped medical transport helicopter.

Time requirements vary for different peaks and the variety of weather conditions. Generally, most of the 6,000-meter mountains require 15-25 days to the summit once you arrive in Kathmandu. This time can also vary depending on the approach, peak location, and elevation.

On our website, please click on the COST INCLUDED, a table where you will find a list of everything that is included on your expedition. If you have any questions, please contact Satori Adventures at

Most of the 6,000-meter trekking peak equipment, including food, climbing/personal gear, will be delivered by jeep, truck, and flight. After that, we will use yaks, porters, or mules to reach base camp or advanced base camp. With full board service, porters will also assist in carrying the client's gear to the higher camps. We provide a personal climbing Sherpa guide (3:1 ratio). This personal climbing Sherpa guide will set up your tent and prepare your high altitude food.

Spring and autumn are the best seasons for climbing in Nepal. More specifically September-October and April-May are great months. The season for climbing 6,000 meter peaks in Pakistan run from June through August.

There is no legal requirement to join a climbing group to climb a 6,000-meter peak. Still, if climbing in Tibet, the Tibet Mountaineering Association requires a minimum of two persons to issue the climbing permit. With that being said, a climbing solo is generally more expensive and much less safe. We highly recommend hiring a reputable guide service for a safe and secure summit opportunity.

In the high camps, we utilize freeze-dried packaged foods. They offer a variety of high-quality flavors and are easy to prepare at altitude. Your personal climbing Sherpa will melt sufficient ice for hot water, tea, coffee, and various juices. At high camp and camp one, it may be possible to ferry fresh food from base camp.

The Advance Base Camp is always located at a glacier moraine and it is protected from landslides and avalanches. High camps and Camp 1 are generally located in a safe location, however camp 1 has to be chosen wisely due to some areas are prone to heavy snow accumulation. Our main objective is to provide high quality service with an experienced climbing staff where you have unforgettable trips. Our first priority is your safety and security and this is why we only use experienced climbing Sherpa guides.

All foreign visitors except Indian nationals are required to obtain a Nepal visa. These visas are generally easy to obtain upon arrival at the airport. China, some African countries, Afghanistan and Pakistan are more difficult and generally require more time. Since spring 2015 Nepal Immigration has introduced a computerized automated visa system making the arrival immigration process fast and convenient. For Tibet expeditions you will need a two week single entry visa on arrival and a two week single entry visa on departure, which will cost US$ 25.00 per two weeks. Most of the 8,000 meter Himalayan expeditions will be more than 40 days, so we advise that you obtain a three month multiple entry visas which will cost US$ 100.00. If you are going to leave Nepal within 24 hours you may request free transit visa.

Yes. The climbing permit is included in the package cost and Satori will organize the permit, visa and transport service.

In Kathmandu we provide you with your requested category of hotel accommodation and will send you to a quiet part of Thamel. During the trekking we provide tea house accommodation and camping at base camp and above camps.

Our experience tells us it requires -20 to -35 C with liners will be enough. If you have we advise you to bring with you otherwise Satori adventures will provide during the trekking and climbing period.

Satori Adventures will provide a thick quality pad for use in base camp and advance base camp. You will need to provide your own sleeping pad for the higher camps. Foam pads generally work best, but some clients prefer air mattresses.

Please click on the climbing equipment list where you will find the recommended climbing gear list. If you need further information please contact us at We recommend purchasing down gear as well as fleece and Gore-Tex jackets from the brand quality such as North face, Ozark and Marmot. During an 6000m peak climbing we advice that you use either La-sportiva climbing boots for 6000m or brand climbing shoes. Your personal gear is one of the major factors for a successful summit opportunity. Make sure to invest in high quality first hand equipment. You will also be required to have basic climbing gear such as a helmet, ice-axes, crampons, climbing and trekking boots alpine style harness (Black Diamond Alpine Bod), ascender device. The info pack for your personal expedition will contain details.

There are several options for acclimation during your 6000m expedition. If you have time we always advice to attempt some base camp, or view point before starting to climb trekking peak. Most of the 6,000 meter climbing will have an acclimatization period where you will reach base camp and the higher camps.

Complete the booking form on the related trip on the booking page. Select the size of your group and required services and obtain our price for your group. Simply click on BOOK NOW/INQUIRE FORM button and give us the required details. In order to secure your booking we require a 30% deposit for your trip. We will also require a scanned page of your passport, JPG format of your passport photos suitable for printing and your flight itinerary. An additional 30% of trip cost should be paid as a 2nd installment at least 15 days prior to leaving your country of residence. The balance should be paid in Kathmandu upon arrival. For more details about booking process and down payments please visit below links.

An expedition on 6000m peak is a one kind of difficult grade of trekking where requires physical and physiological undertaking with some climbing aspects. Excellent physical condition is required. Many of our clients for the 6000m peak climbing are cyclists, runners and fitness enthusiasts. Some of these clients ride 30 to 40 km bike rides, run marathons. If clients are participating in these or similar fitness endeavors, the next step would be ramp up your training.

Our expeditions are scheduled during spring and autumn, with the climbing window scheduled for the monsoon change period. This allows us to have a summit bid when the wind stops on most 6,000 meter peaks for a few weeks before the monsoon changes direction. The difference between spring and autumn expeditions is the change of temperatures from cold to warmer and from warmer to colder respectively.

Our guides are professionals who are trained and assessed either via the International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations (IFMGA) resulting in a greater repertoire of skills that enables them to provide a dedicated level of security to you during the expedition, or many years of mountaineering experience on the world’s biggest peaks. Our guides are experience in both advanced and basic rescue courses and all have a minimum of 3 years guiding on Everest and Manaslu.

October, 2023

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Highlights of Island Peak Climbing

  • Scenic mountain flight to the Himalayan range
  •  Incredible landscapes and panoramic views
  • One of the best adventure trekking trails in the world
  • World heritage site at Sagarmatha National Park
  • The authentic Sherpa cultures warm hospitality
  • The historic Tengboche monastery
  • Colorful prayer flags portraying spirituality
  • Biodiversity of flora and fauna
  • Panoramic view from Island peak summit.
  • Climbing with our experienced Everest summiteer Sherpa guides
  • A chance to visit the Khumbu, the high altitude climbing capital of the world.

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Excellent trip with an excellent company- EBC & Island!

I recently traveled and Climb Cho-Oyu Expedition with Satori Adventures and was extremely impressed with their logistics and attention to detail. Even during some of the worst condition in years in Nepal, our trip was great, in no small part to the guides, porters and leaders at Satori adventures. They are true professionals, not to mention genuinely honest and great people, who provide a service that is second to none. If you travel with them, you will not be disappointed.

Island Peak Climbing
Rated 5 / 5 stars

Magnificent Island Peak Climb

I was to climb Island peak in Nepal for 20 days and found that The trekking climb was a wonderful adventure. Each day of trekking was inspiring, being surrounded by the spectacular views, and magnificent mountain peaks.

Satori Managements team, Specially Rishi Bhandari, Guides, Sherpa’, porters where very friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable. They helped make my trip a wonderful experience in the Himalayas. Rishi ensured that my trip requests where fulfilled and the trip was tailored exactly to my needs. I would highly recommend Satori team to use for any expedition in Himalayas!!

Island Peak Climbing
Rated 5 / 5 stars