Island Peak Climbing
Island Peak Climbing facts
- Duration of Trip: 19 Days
- Trekking Days: 18 Days
- Type of Trek: Teahouse / Lodge stay
- Grade of Climbing : Hard
- Main Attraction:Island peak Sumit /Everest view /Nuptse/Lotse/Makalu/Choyu/Pumori/Amadabalam .
Island Peak climbing :Island Peak is one of the major climbing peaks in Everest Region with an amazing and extremely frozen up West Face that ascends from the Lhotse Glacier. Recognized also as Imja Tse, Island Peak is one of the most well-liked trekking peaks in Nepal for climbing on Himalayas. The superb scenery evident during the trek will enthrall you and it will put forward a chance to view breathtaking views of Khumbu Valley prominent as an enjoyable climbing peak of Everest area.
The major fascination of Island Peak are the arresting Himalayas- Nuptse (7,879m), Lhotse (8,501m), Lhotse Middle Peak (8,410m), Lhotse Shar (8,383m), Makalu (8475m) in the east, Baruntse and Amadablam in the south. Also, you will pass through Chola pass and Kongma La Pass while getting to the top of one of the most popular peaks in the Mount Everest area.
Prior to climbing Island Peak, you trek up the Dudh Kosi Valley from Lukla, passing through Namche and Tengboche en route to Kala Patthar and Everest Base Camp. After acclimatizing, we trek up the beautiful Imja Khola Valley towards Island Peak. The normal route for climbing Island Peak is South East flank and South-West Ridge. Usually, the base camp is set at Pareshaya Gyab (5,087m), between Imja Tse and the side moraine of the Imja Glacier. . This trek offers an excellent opportunity to climb a Himalayan peaks with an exhilarating Trek to the Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar. The most difficult section is a mixed rock and ice wall at a slope of around 45 degrees which takes us to the narrow summit ridge.
Encounters Nepal arranges the Island peak trek which is most renowned and in fact most exciting trekking in the world. The amazing scenery visible during the trek, specially, witnessing the world’s highest mountain- Mount Everest will mesmerize and take an individual to the delightful experience which will never be forgotten.