Island Peak is the most sought after trekking destination because of its challenging geographical conditions.
Island Peak trek climbing offers us enchanting views of Mt, Everest (8848m.), Lhotse (8516m), Amadablam (6856m.) and numerous others peaks and at the same time it draws the attention towards monasteries and traditional Sherpa villages. Such a massive glance of the Himalayan peaks can create a pleasant wave of contentment.
Everest base camp trek and Island peak Climbing can be started via the air service from Kathmandu to Lukla or a drive to Jiri of 184 km. The Island Peak climbing starts trek from Lukla and then continues up past Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, Everest base camp and return to Chukung valley, Imaja Glacier to the Base camp of Imja Tse or Island peak and returns via the same route to Kathmandu.
Island Peak at 6189 metres, is not among the Himalayan giants, but nevertheless provides an elating mountaineering experience to the beginner and expert alike. No technical mountaineering skill is necessary to climb Island Peak, simply a high level of fitness and the desire to push yourself to the limit.
Island Peak also known as Imja Tse Peak is the most popular trekking peak in Nepal situated in Everest Region. The name Island Peak was given to this peak in 1951 AD by Eric Shipton's team because it looks like an island of ice in the middle of the sea when viewed from Dingboche. Island Peak Climbing is the perfect option to conquer Himalayan submit together with Gokyo Valley and Everest Base Camp Trek.
Even without any climbing experiences Island Peak Climbing will give you perfect feeling of expeditions in the Himalaya. Island Peak Climbing is even popular with novice climbers because it required no technical knowledge and previous climbing experiences. This pretty climbing provides excellent Himalayan views of the Khumbu valley and uncountable number of snowy peaks including Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Amadablam etc.