Island peak Climbing, where adventure leads you to high Khumbu mountainous areas within scenic and beautiful Imjatse valley enclosed by array of giant mountains with Island Peak or Imjatse Himal placed in the centre of this lovely high spot close to Lhotse and Lhotse Shar mountains.
Island Peak stands proudly at 6,160 m and 20, 328 ft high, a popular mountain among all trekking peaks of Nepal due to its accessibility and location which makes the trekkers, climbers and mountaineers tempting to reach its summit, where you will be encircled by series of world’s highest mountains with breathtaking views.
Due to its possibility to reach the top the grading popularly used from French and Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification of PD + grade which means Per-Difficule involves walking on ice, moraine and glaciers with rocky sections although route to the summit is straight-forward but facing some technical sections where all climbers requires proper climbing equipments as the list provided from the companies.
Most of the climbing in Nepal Himalaya guided by Professional Mountain guides which supports you all the way to the top and safely back with enjoyable and exiting moments where you feel in high spirits after a tough climb and experience throughout the adventure.
Island Peak begins from busy and exciting town at Lukla after flying in from Kathmandu and then heading higher past nice farm villages and into serene alpine woodland entering into Sagarmatha National Park to reach at famous Namche Bazaar and scenic Thyangboche Monastery and finally ending at Imjatse valley towards Island Peak base camp.
From the base camp at about 4,990 m high where adventure leads through ice and glaciers then with strenuous climb to the top of Island Peak facing glorious panorama of Khumbu Himal with Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and Amadablam at close distance, enjoying a great feat descend safely back, then on the road to Lukla for flight back to Kathmandu.