on top of stunning and renowned Island Peak with the spectacular panorama of the world's highest peaks
Island Peak Climb also called Imjatse Himal is listed in NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association. The governing organization for most trekking peaks in Nepal, like the stunning Island Peak. Located amidst the beautiful Imjatse Valley around the high Khumbu and Everest region at the height of 6,165 m/20, 226 feet.
Island Peak is a popular and famous trekking peak for all types of adventurers, trekkers, and mountaineers. As well as for beginners who are in mountaineering, a perfect peak for practice climb. As for mountaineers, it will be a great exercise before joining major mountaineering expeditions.
Island Peak Climb allows climbers to experience climbing on ice, rocks, and snowy ridges and over glaciers. The climbing grade for Island Peak is PD + which means Per Difficult with plus. The grading is used from famous French & Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification Systems for a day or more climb.
Island Peak was named by early mountaineers and explorers due to its amazing position amidst of Imjatse Valley. Encircled by giant peaks of Lhotse, Nuptse, Lhotse Shar, and Ama Dablam, looking from the Dingboche settlement appears like an Island. Hence named as Island Peak stands amidst seas of moraine of ice, snow, and glaciers. A favorite peak among wide-world travelers due to its striking shapes, and the most accessible to reach the summit.
Island Peak due to its proximity from the main route to Everest Base Camp with the last settlements of Dingboche, and Chukung. Makes the climb to Island Peak much easier and possible with only one or two overnights in tented camps.
The adventure to Island Peak climb begins from Lukla following the main gradual route to the exciting and famed Namche Bazaar.
Spending an extra day for acclimatization and a side hike to the viewpoint and then on the road to our destinations. The first part of the adventure takes you to Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar Hilltop.
This allows enough exercise and acclimatization before the climb of Island Peak, on completing the first highlight of the journey.
The towards our main goal and highlights to the base of Island Peak, where a spare day for preparations. As well as adding an extra high or advanced camp making the climb short and safe reaching the summit on time.
The climb is done after some practice climbing, and knowing the equipment when and how to use on climb. A straightforward climb with few technical difficulties to negotiate, and our guide will make it possible. Like fixing snow bars, ice screws and using the support of main and fixed ropes. For safety measures, after a gruesome climb reaching the summit of Island Peak or Imjatse Himal.
Enjoy the sweeping breathtaking panorama of surrounding giant peaks of
Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse with Ama Dablam. The view stretches as far as Mt. Makalu in the east direction, with an array of peaks.
Enjoying the adventures of a lifetime experience, then descent to base camp and for return journey to Lukla. The next morning a swift short flight brings you to Kathmandu, after a great wonderful adventure on Island Peak Climb.