Island Peak (Imja Tse) (6189m.), is a mountain in the Himalayas of eastern Nepal. The peak was named Island Peak in 1951 by Eric Shipton's party since it appears as an island in a sea of ice when viewed from Dingboche. The peak was later renamed in 1983 to Imja Tse but Island Peak remains the popular choice. Imja Tse is another name of the same Island Peak does not only give an delightful submit but also give some of most amazing landscape of Himalayas in Khumbu area. The peak is actually an extension of the ridge coming down off the south end of Lhotse Shar. Each year more than 300 groups effort to scale the climb of Island peak. This peak offers an excellent chance to climbing Himalayan peak (6173m) jointly with an exciting trek to the Everest base camp and Kalapattar. The most tricky part is a mixed rock and ice wall at a slope of around 45 degrees leading to the narrow climb ridge. Wonderful views from the climb, positively a suitable prize for your efforts. Physically fit and acclimatize after trek Kalapattar then we head up the lovely Imja Khola valley walk up to Island peak. Adventure trekking, we also get to viewer pure Sherpa villages monasteries. Return same way back through Namche to Lukla. Best time to climb Island Peak March to May and September to December. Island peak climbing gives the best pleasure. Brilliant views from the top of peak however are positively a fitting reward for your efforts. Before submits Island Peak, we trek up the Dudh Kosi valley from Lukla.
The climbing, exciting and pretty with highly located west face rising from the Lhotse Glacier. The mountain itself is the addition of South Ridge of Lhotse Shar divided by small col. The edge rising to the south from this point lead to the climbing of Island Peak. The addition of this edge downward southwest is the part of the normal route of climb and lead to the South Summit. If you are looking for the thrill of experience and wish to widen your skill towards the climbing beyond purely trekking in Nepal, this is the magnificent mountain for you. After being rest and feeling physically fit and acclimatize, we then head up the good-looking Imja Khola valley towards Island Peak. View from top is Nuptse (7879m.), Lhotse Middle Peak (8410m.), Lhotse (8501m.) make a semi circle in the north. Views of Makalu (8475m.) from top of Island Peak in the east, Baruntse and Amadablam in the south add much more spectacular extra charming of Island Peak. We suggested you a couple of days extra at the same town to get acclimatize before climbing. Besides of climbing, we also get to spectator perfect local villages and always serene monasteries. You can decide the details of itineraries for Island peak climbing as per your wish and peak climbing holidays in Nepal with us. We follow antique route that journey through small villages, crossways high mountain cross and through faraway valleys. Along the way, we visit Buddhist monasteries and start to welcome to unique mountain society found in the Himalayan foothills. With weighty memories of trekking earlier done, same route back via Namche to Lukla and from there fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 01:- Kathmandu to Lukla (2850m.) 30 minute fly and same day trek to Phakding (2610m.) 4 hours walk and overnight Hotel.
Day 02:- Trek to Namche (3440m.) it takes six hours walk and overnight Hotel.
Day 03:- Acclimatization in Namche and sightseeing in local village and overnight Hotel.
Day 04:- Trek to Tengboche (3867m.) it takes five hours walk and overnight Hotel.
Day 05:- Trek to Dingboche (4410m.) it takes five an half to six hours walk and overnight Hotel.
Day 06:- Acclimatization day in Dingboche, look around there and overnight Hotel.
Day 07:- Trek to Lobuche (4910m.) it takes six hours walk and overnight Hotel.
Day 08:- Trek to Gorek Shep (5185m.) three to three an half hours walk and overnight Hotel.
Day 09:- Kalapattar back to Hotel, trip to Dingboche (4410m.) 6-7 hrs walk, overnight Hotel.
Day 10:- Trek to Chhukung (4750m.) it takes two hours walk and overnight Hotel.
Day 11:- Trek to Island Base Camp (5150m.) it takes 4-5 walk and overnight tent camp.
Day 12:- Summit to Island Peak (6200m.) back to Chhukung in late afternoon, overnight Hotel.
Day 13:- Trek to Tengboche (3867m.) it takes five hours walk and overnight Hotel.
Day 14:- Trek to Namche (3440m.) it takes five hours walk and overnight Hotel.
Day 15:- Trek to Phakding (2610m.) four to five hours walk and overnight Hotel.
Day 16:- Trek to Lukla (2850m.) three hours walk and overnight Hotel.
Day 17:- Morning flight to Kathmandu from Lukla thirty minute and overnight Hotel.