A quest of every enthusiastic climbers who wouldn’t get enough of mountains and their wilderness with just a walk up to the Everest Base Camp! Get a real taste of mountains by Island peak climbing up a peak in Everest region which is popular amongst the trekkers as Island peak. Island Peak Climbing is an alluring peak that lies in between the peaks of Ama Dablam and Lhotse on the top of Chukung glacier. Lying in between the Chukung glacier, the peak rises tall in between like an island in between the sea therefore named as Island peak. Also known as Imja Tse, the peak was first climbed by a team of Eric Shipton in 1952 A.D.
Gokyo Lake – Everest Base Camp – Island peak climbing fulfils the dream of every climber who seek for adventure and thrill along with the trekking journey to the apex touching mountains. Talking about Island peak climbing, it is mostly not so technical and can be performed by anyone with basic snow climbing skill and high altitude endurance capacity. Island peak is highly glaciated in its west face and its summit offers the best views of mountains in Everest region like Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Nuptse and many more. The magnificence of wild and cold mountains that unfolds right before our eyes is a reward to all the struggles that we went through climbing up the ropes.
So, add a little more to your journey to Everest with a climb up to Island peak for the majestic view imaginable. Walking up to the Base Camp is a good experience but why not to experience the best with Everest Base Camp Trek and Island Peak climbing? Nepal Hiking Team encourages you to opt for the best.
If you have limited time, you may consider an alternative 19-days expedition without Gokyo Valley and Chola Pass.