Island Peak climb (6189m) also popular as Imja Tse which by its name looks similar to an island in a sea of ice is an expansion of the edge coming down to the southern tip of Lhotse Shar. It is set in the heart of the Khumbu region and presents moderate challenge for mountaineers. Unforgettably, you will get to discover one of the best views in the world including the views of Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Baruntse, Ama Dablam etc. From the summit of the peak. If you are looking for the thrill of adventure with peak climbing in Nepal, Island Peak Climbing is the perfect choice.
To begin our Island Peak climb, we will fly to Lukla from Kathmandu and trek to Phakding from where we will move ahead on an uneven trail; go across several suspension bridges; and thick wooded area of pine and cedar trees to reach Namche Bazaar which is the center of Everest region. At Namche Bazaar, we will have an acclimatization day to avoid altitude sickness and hike to Everest View Hotel to lock up striking views of Everest, Tawache, Amadablam, Lhotse, and more on your mind. Visiting famous Tengboche monastery and witnessing serene background of Mount Amadablam, Mt. Everest and many other peaks are another highlight of the trip.
We will also make way to the appealing Sherpa settlement – Dingboche famous as ‘summer valley’ which bestows dazzling views of Lhotse, Island Peak, Ama Dablam, etc, before reaching Island Peak Base Camp (5240m). Learning some skills of peak climbing we will walk to the summit of Island Peak ascending the rock ravine to get to an edge line and arrive at the muzzle of the glacier to experience one of the memorable moments.
Just let Nepal Hiking Team know about it if you are interested in Island Peak Climbing. We will rightly plan the trip in a best feasible way satisfying all your needs.