Embark on a wonderful adventure with Island Peak trekking and climbing that takes you into the heartland of the Khumbu Valley and Everest Base Camp (5,357m/17,575ft). Island Peak (6,189m/20,305ft) is one of the main climbing peaks in the Everest Region with an impressive and highly glaciated West Face that rises from the Lhotse Glacier. Our Island peak climbing itinerary has been designed very professionally, taking care of proper and gradual acclimatization at suitable intervals. Before scaling the peak, we also take you to the most popular trekking destinations - Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar - for the close-up views of Mt. Everest and the other highest mountains. After enjoying the magnificent views of Mount Everest and surrounding peaks from Kala Patthar and at the same time acclimatizing properly for the climb, we descend to Chhukung and prepare for the Island Peak ascent. The journey begins from and comes to conclusion at one of the most famous airstrip in the world, the Lukla Airport in the Everest Region.
The Island Peak is located at the heart of Khumbu region which is recognized as a moderate Climbing peak in the Everest area. Island Peak was the name given to the mountain in 1952 by Eric Shipton, who thought it to be reminiscent of an island in a sea of ice. It was renamed "Imja Tse" in the early 1980s, though its original name is still more popular. Our Island peak climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek can also be very interesting for the climbers who are planning to attempt even higher altitude peaks afterwards. Island peak climbing fulfills the dream of the climbers who are seeking the thrill of adventure and wish to widen their experience towards peak climbing & expedition.