Island Peak (6189m)
Private vehicle & flight
Sept - Dec & Mar - May
Imja Tse, also popularly known as Island Peak is another top climbing attraction in Nepal. At an altitude of 6189 meters, it rises from the Lhotse glacier from the southern end and captivates you with its marvelous panoramic beauty and most appreciably, you will get a standardized viewpoint to peek at Mt Everest.
Island Peak can be considered as the training grounds for peaks that exceed 7000 m. Island Peak justifies its name by being isolated in the center while being surrounded by glaciers that are descending from tall giants above 7000m and 8000m.
Standing on the summit of the peak gives you a feeling of accomplishment and accomplishment. From here you get stunning views of the southern faces of Everest and Lhotse. You also get to see Ama Dablam and Makalu.
Island peak Climbing is perfect for energetic and physically fit trekkers having a desire for adventure. Imja Tse has been climbed by many people since time immemorial. But at some point in time, it became a preferred climbing area for climbers who look for a challenging route.
Our journey starts from Lukla. Next is walk up to the Dudh Koshi valley following through Namche, and then Tengboche to Kalapatthar and the Everest Base Camp. Khumbu Glacier is worth watching from here. Finally, we move downwards to Chhukung and prepare for our venture.
Island Peak Climbing Highlights
- A different experience on walking, walking through the jungle, grassland, glacier, high passes to the peak. likewise flower, medicinal plants, and wildlife
- The extremely good vibe of Sherpa culture and Buddhist religious festival on monastery and Sherpa village.
- Breathtaking views of the roof of the world and other highest mountain such as Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho - Oyo, and others
- Rejuvenation of body mind and soul by the trekking and climbing of the different natural trails
Climbing Island Peak is technically challenging in difficulty but fulfills the dream of adventure-seeking climbers. Also, it is perfect for those who wish to expand their experience towards mountain expeditions.