on top stunning and renowned Island Peak with spectacular panorama of world highest peaks
Explorer Adventure presents an awesome adventure Island-Imjatse Himal Climb with trek to EverestBase Camp, a great combination of scenic and cultural adventure with best of high Khumbu and Everest area in the comfort of nice cozy local lodges with Sherpa warm hospitality.
Island Peak also called Imjatse Himal, due to its located within beautiful and scenic Imjatse huge valley enclosed with world giant peaks Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Amadablam with series of lesser adjoining mountains, Island Peak-Imjatse Himal leads you to exciting and stunning climb to its summit top with strong support of our expert guides.
Island Peak-Imjatse Himal towers above 6,160 m and 20,328 ft high, one of the most renowned and popular peaks to climb where all interested adventurer and mountaineers can join in this great adventure, a perfect mountain for beginners in climbing as well for veteran climbers as practice before main mountaineering expeditions.
The grade of the climb to Island Peak or Imjatse peak taken from widely used French and Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification Systems as PD + means Per Difficule which is a straight forward climb with some technical effort to cope in some sections of the climb, where full climbing equipment required as it leads you to moraine, ice, snow and glaciers.
Starting adventure to Island Peak -Imjatse Himal climb taking sweeping panoramic short flight from Kathmandu to land at Lukla small airstrip, where walk leads past interesting Sherpa farm villages facing views of peaks on daily walks.
As walk proceeds reaching at famous Namche Bazaar for rest and acclimatization a large village of Khumbu with all modern facilities, from Namche heading towards scenic and beautiful Thyangboche with visit of its monastery of great interest facing views of Everest and majestic Amadablam with other range of mountains.
From here onward on leaving tree linesbehind as walk leads towards complete wilderness of mountains and dry, arid country as walk first leads to Everest base camp and climb to a hill top of Kalapathar for grand panorama of peaks with Everest at close distance.
After much acclimatization and exercise on walks to Everest base camp and Kalapathar where walk leads to last and final adventure on Island Peak climb as our route heads towards scenic Imjatse valley where Island Peak-Imjatse Himal located in the midst of the valley.
Adventure leads to base camp of Island Peak where camping facilities provided for few days on climb to the summit of Island Peak, after final preparation then start the climb towards the top summit of stunning Island Peak offering breath-taking panorama of mountains and gorgeous scenery.
From the base camp of Island Peak heading back at Lukla for the flight to Kathmandu with grand memories and adventure of a lifetime experience on Island Peak-Imjatse Himal climb.