Island Peak (6189m) is one of the most popular trekking peaks in Nepal. Situated in the heart of Khumbu, Island Peak can be climbed by anyone; it does not require any special mountaineering skills. Island Peak is just few days away from the most popular trekking route to Everest Base Camp. Locally Island Peak is known as ImjaTse. It can be clearly seen from Dingboche and Chhukung. Island Peak is located at the middle of the Chhukung valley like an Island in a sea of ice surrounded by Lhotse and Lhotse Shar Glaciers. You can see the spectacular scenery of the world’s highest mountains in the Khumbu region from the Island Peak like Nuptse(7879m), Mt Lhotse (8501m), Lhotse Middle Peak (8410m)and Lhotse Shar (8383m) to its north and Makalu (8475m), Cho Polu(6734m), Baruntse(7720m) and majestic Ama Dablam(6856m) in the east. Trekking Experts offers Island Peak Climbing Trip to let you climb Island Peak.
Island Peak Climbing Trip with Trekking Experts begins with scenic flight to Tenzing Hillary, Lukla airport. Before climbing Island Peak, the trip brings you in Sagarmatha National Park and offers you to trekking in beautiful Everest region. The trail follows the gateway to Khumbu-Lukla, beautiful Namche Bazzar, oldest Sherpa village-Khumjung, Tengboche monastery and then to Chhukung to reach base camp of Island Peak. During trip you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of great mountains such as Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam and many other peaks all along the way and trekking through beautiful rhododendron and pine forest. This trip offers the opportunities to see the Khumbu mountain ranges, around Sagarmatha National Park, a world heritage site, the life style of the Sherpa people, Himalayan flora and fauna and also will get an opportunity to embark on an epic journey that our mountain legends Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa set off on in 1953. Also, you’ll witness the highest altitude hotel in the world, The Everest Hotel, highest altitude airport in the world and highest place where still people live there. Experience climbing guide of Trekking Experts will guide you to the top of Island Peak even if you don’t have any climbing experience before.
Summit Island Peak (6189m/20299ft)
360-degree views of giant mountains of Khumbu region
Experience the real life standard of world famous climbers, the Sherpa people
To see the flora and fauna of high Himalaya
Opportunity to embark on an epic journey that our mountain legends Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa set off on in 1953.
Witness the highest altitude hotel in the world, The Everest Hotel, highest altitude airport
Stunning view of peaks over 8000m including Mt. Everest (8,848m)
Namche Bazaar; famous Sherpa hometown
Ancient monastery in Tengboche
Wild life like musk deer, colorful pheasants, snow leopard and Himalayan Thar
Explore the culture and lifestyles of the local Sherpa people