About Island Peak Climbing
Island peak climb in Nepal is one of the most popular peaks to climb and located in Everest region, Island Peak with 6,183 heights popularly known as Imja Tse peak that is a part of Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), the world’s fourth and the third highest mountains in Nepal.
Island Peak stands up to the north of Mt. Nupse (7,861 m), Mt. Buruntse (6,770 m), Amphu Lapcha (5,245 m) and Ama Dablam (6,856 m) lie to the south, the Island peak climbing for many travelers is the beginning of the climbing in the lofty Himalayas, be prepared yourself for having summit to the highest mountains primarily above 8,000 meters, while for many travelers, it is a course of acclimatizing before heading to have summit to the higher mountains, the fact is self-explanatory.
Island peak climbing in Nepal with Outfitter Nepal Treks and Expedition is combined with trekking to Everest Base camp and Kalapattar. The Island peak is said to have been named by Eric Earle Shipton, a British in the year 1953, he saw from Dingboche, the views of this peak like resembling like an island in a sea of ice, later on in the year 1983, the peak was renamed as Imja Tse, by the government authority of Nepal and the peak is said to have first climbed by the British team in 1953 in course of making summit to the Mt. Everest, Tenjing Norgey Sherpa was one of the members in the team.
The Island peak is located nearby the Chukung glacier, primarily between Ama Damblam and Mt. Lhotse mountains, Island peak is the most popular and demanded among many travelers willing to have a wild adventure. The Estimation puts that every year nearly 300 groups make an attempt to have summit on Island peak. You encounter with the mighty rocks and ice wall at a slope of 45 degree, leading to the narrow summit ridge and offering magnificent views of the white Himalayas located to the areas. Similarly, while having a trip to Island peak climbing, you also explore pristine Sherpa village, serene monasteries also enjoy with their distinct culture, rituals, and yummy cuisine and equally explore the diverse flora and fauna.
Island Peak climbing with Everest Base camp Trek is available online for booking, We at Outfitter Nepal Treks and Expedition have itinerary to climb the Island peak that includes arrival and departure days to and from Nepal and a day tour in Kathmandu, the real trek starts with a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and then trekking through Phakding to Namchhe Bazaar, then Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche and Finally Reach Everest base camp.
Island Peak climb continue further by returning trek to Thukla then to Dingbuche. The trek to Island base camp via Chhukum and finally reach to Island Summit and then retrace back to the base camp and after having excursion all around the peak, you also retrace to Pangboche and then Namche and the finally get back to Lukla via Phakding and then fly back to Kathmandu. We offer group and private both departure to Island peak, find the list of the dates that are open for booking and do let us know if you want private group departure or given dates are not suitable for you and need another date. We are ready to departure the Island peak on any date.