Island Peak Prices & Schedule
$700.00 deposit, due with application
Balance due 120 days prior to departure.
October 11 - November 6, 2014 Arrive Kathmandu 10/13. Depart Kathmandu 11/5.
March 28 - April 23, 2015 Arrive Kathmandu 3/30. Depart Kathmandu 4/22.
Transportation to and from airport in Kathmandu
Hotels and breakfasts in Kathmandu
Round-trip flight to Lukla
All group camp supplies, such as tents, stoves, etc.
All group climbing gear
All meals while trekking
Park fees and trekking permits
Sherpa, porters and guides
Price Does Not Include
$25 Wire Transfer Fee (If Applicable)
International round-trip air fare USA-Nepal
Meals in Kathmandu
Alcoholic beverages and bottled drinks
Excess baggage charges and airport taxes
All expenses incurred in the event of early departure ( evac fees, transport, extra hotel nights, etc)
Please note that climbers have been delayed in Lukla awaiting return to KTM. At times helicopters can fly when planes cannot. Helicopter cost is approximately $400 paid by the trekker
Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond the control of Alpine Ascents
Island Peak Cancellation/Refund Policy
Note: Alpine Ascents International highly recommends trip cancellation insurance for all expeditions. Due to the nature and heavy costs of government and operator permits, Alpine Ascents International must adhere to a stringent refund policy.
Each deposit, regardless of amount, includes a $200.00 non-refundable registration fee.
Full refunds, less registration fee, will be provided 120 days prior to course, trek and/or expedition date.
50% refunds will be provided 90-119 days prior to course, trek and/or expedition date.
No refunds will be provided 89 days prior to course, trek and/or expedition date.
All refund requests must be made in writing and be received in our office within the deadlines stated above.
All balances are due 120 days prior to departure date unless otherwise specified.
Participants whose balances are not received by the 120-day deadline as stated above, risk forfeiture of their place on the expedition.
Note: Alpine Ascents reserves the right to waive any fees. As we offer personalized service, we will attempt to accommodate changes and cancellations when necessary, waiving certain fees when feasible.
Trip Cancellation Insurance
We highly recommend purchasing trip cancellation insurance. Alpine Ascents International offers a plan in conjunction with Travelex. If you are signing up online or over the phone our location number is #47-0553. For non-technical trips choose the Travel Select plan. For technical climbs choose the Travel Select Plan and select the Adventurer Upgrade during your check out. Detailed policy information will be sent upon receipt of your completed application.