6189m Island peak.
Private vehicle, Flight from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu
Sep.- Dec. & Feb.- May.
EBC, Kalapatthar Trek And Island Peak Climbing is surprising that for the past 200 years, the Himalayan peaks have become a wonder in them. The peaks have the mystical power to draw adventurers, mountaineering aficionados and the cultural enthusiasts to their folds.
The Everest Region has many attractions with challenges for some adventure seeker who really desire for thrilling and challenging activity. For these adventure seeker, we AMN treks organize this special trek of EBC, Kalapatthar Trek And Island Peak Climbing for them. The region has much to offer in terms of the intermingling of the Tibetan and Nepali culture and also the different lifestyles of the Highlanders. Lukla is an entry into the mystical and magical world of the Himalayan people. The surrounding area of the Base Camp is stunningly isolated and wild, with no human settlement in sight for a far distance. The stark rugged terrain is so intermingled with the cultural ethos of the local Sherpa community that a trip to this region is a class by itself. Many envisage and relate this region with climbing and trekking.
Climbing Island Peak (6189m) is a challenging task. You even need to get acclimatized to the prevailing weather conditions before attempting. And to get used to the area and its varied shades, we first trek through the Himalayan Khumbu.
The route to Kala Pathar is on the way to Everest Base Camp. On the way, we cross the famous Namche Bazaar village and the venerated monastic community of Tengboche. The Kala Patthar trek gives you an opportunity to get engulfed by the warmth and hospitality of the Sherpa community. It is also a period of getting acclimatized prior to the trek to the renowned Island Peak. If the weather permits, then the team members can try to reach the Kala Patthar summit. It is located at an altitude of 5545 meters. You have the advantage of seeing and photographing the mighty Mt. Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse from here. You then head towards the Everest Base Camp.
Island Peak is also known as Imja Tse. It stands at 6,189 meters above sea level and is located in the picturesque Imja Valley in the Everest region. So, it is only a few miles away from Mt. Everest. It is one of the most highly sought after peaks in the world. The trek to Island Peak also takes us through the countryside, where we are introduced to the centuries-old Nepalese and Tibetan cultures. The journey offers some of the most striking scenery in the Khumbu via the enchanting village of Dingboche. This village of stone charms our path to the mountain and also filled with Buddhist shrines. The summit of Island Peak stands adjacent to the South Face of Lhotse, one of the world’s largest ice walls, and offers stunning views of beautiful Ama Dablam and Makalu. With proper guidance and slight training, a fit and enthusiastic advanced beginner with basic climbing skills can successfully complete this activity of EBC, Kalapatthar Trek And Island Peak Climbing. This activity is considered as physically challenging, but not technically difficult. Porters and yaks help you to carry the gears, foods, and supplies.