ADVENTURE ON TOP FAMOUS AND STUNNING ISLAND PEAK SUMMIT FACING GLORIOUS PANORAMA'
Island Peak climbing / Imja Tse Himal a beautiful peak stands aloof on its own within scenic valley of Imjatse, where the peak also called with native name Imjatse Himal due to its location amidst this magnificent valley.
Island Peak climbing / Imjatse Himal towers high above 6,189m/ 20,305 ft high, actually a broken rocky ridge of world’s fourth highest Mt. Lhotse southern flanks, Island peak must have formed since past hundreds of years ago from the effects of heavy snow, strong winds and avalanches.
A stunning peak to look at from Dingboche and Chukung area, where at present as become one of the most popular trekking peaks of Nepal due to its accessibility reaching the foot of the mountains with less duration of time to climb to its high summit.
Although we have graded the climb as PD + which means ‘Per Difficult’ taken from French and Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification Systems, where climb leads on long snow line, moraine and glaciers with some technical effort to tackle, where climbers should be in good physical shape with adequate climbing gears required.
Starting our adventure Island Peak-Imjatse Himal Climb and trek after reaching at Lukla from Kathmandu taking a swift short flight, where walk leads through nice farm Sherpa villages around Dudh Kosi River valley.
Walk continues to a climb to reach at famous Namche Bazaar stopping for two whole nights for acclimatization purpose before heading higher terrain, Namche an interesting town / villages with facilities of banks-ATM-many good restaurants and lodge / resorts including well stocked shops and stores.
From Namche onward walk into green tree lines of blue pines, firs and rhododendron with views along the trail facing Everest-Lhotse and majestic Amadablam includes array of peaks, and then slowly reaching a beautiful spot at Thyangboche with time to visit its interesting monastery surrounded with snow-capped peaks and woodland.
After Thyangboche into wild open windswept country to reach scenic Imjatse valley at Dingboche and Chukung where our true adventure begins heading towards Island peak base camp with ample time for practice and rest before the summit on top Island Peak.
With enough rest and preparation aiming higher following our expert guide to reach at the summit of Island peak / Imjatse Himal surrounded by mind-blowing panorama of peaks, after feeling high and in great spirit descend back to Chukung and then on the trail back to Lukla for sweeping flight reaching at Kathmandu, after a remarkable and mesmerizing adventure on Island Peak climbing and treks.