The beauty of Island peak is enchanting as it is surrounded by two notorious mountains Lhotse and Ama Dablam.
Island peak climbing in Nepal commonly known as Imja Tse is located in the Khumbu glaciers of eastern Nepal. This peak was named by Sir Edmund Hilary, a famous mountain explorer because it resembled an island in an ice sea when viewed from Dingboche.
Climbing to Island Peak is a beautiful and adventurous experience for all. Taking you to an altitude of 6189 meters, the Peak is comparatively easier to climb than other peak climbing in the areas of Nepal.
So, if you are searching for a peak climbing adventure with beautiful views and great thrilling trails, this route is the one for you. With the 15 days itinerary, you get to explore the beautiful places of the Everest Region.
The Peak, Island was first summited in 1953 AD by the team of the British expedition. This climbing is a moderately difficult activity as the trip progresses and the Everest base camp trekking is included.
Peak climbers from all over the world have been drawn to the popular mountaineering sector known as Island peak in the Everest region as well as the trekkers to Everest Base Camp. It is located between the Himalayas of Everest.
This peak is climbed by most beginners as a training exercise with further hope of climbing mountains above 6000 meters. It requires technical skills like crossing crevasses with ladders and jumars attached to a fixed-line.
With constant support from guides with appropriate training and acclimatization, the Imja Tse climbing would not be harder than you might think. You just need to be strong both physically and mentally.
Although many trekking companies would prefer climbing the Island peak in a single itinerary, trekking to Everest base camp with island peak climbing would be a great activity for proper acclimatization. When you trek through EBC you would experience some enchanting views.
From the Green hills to the Himalayas you will witness the towering mountains which are of great natural beauty all over the world. You will also view the Sherpa villages and meet the people with utmost hospitality.
Your Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trekking begins with a short flight to the Himalayan airport at Lukla. Marching through the upper trail to the glacial River, the trek crosses Phakding and Monjo to ascend the Sherpa heartland of Namche Bazaar.
Similarly, exploring the traditional Sherpa cultural lifestyles and the Himalayan views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and others give positive energy and works as acclimatization.
In the same way, the Kalapatthar hiking adds further charm to this trekking trail. The Kalapatthar is also considered the viewpoint for looking at the surrounding Himalayan ranges including Mt. Everest. Before climbing this peak, the Everest base camp trek makes the climbers physically fit and more acclimatized.
After descending from the Everest Base Camp, it is a continual trek to the Island peak base camp.
Besides, the Island peak is normally covered by a heap of snow. Peak Climbers get climbing practices and training along the way by using mountaineering equipment. With a gentle climb to Island Peak, it descends to the base camp and continues the trek to Namche Bazaar and Lukla. Then finally you have a flight back to Kathmandu.
Apart from it, we have designed this Island Peak climbing itinerary a bit longer by combining the trek to the foothills of the Mt. Everest trail. If you wish to make it shorter, we can customize it according to your desires.
Rising Adventure Company manages all the required arrangements during this climbing. We are very conscious of the physical condition, altitude sickness, and any problems regarding the fitness of our clients. Hygenic foods and hot drinks are supplied to the climbers.
We can also optimize this climbing package separately without adding the EBC trek package to a shorter itinerary.