Island peak is one of the most popular peaks to climb in Nepal and the Island Peak is located in the Everest region, Island Peak with 6,183 heights popularly known as Imja Tse peak and the peak is a part of Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), the world’s fourth and the third highest mountains in Nepal, it 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 that Island peak climbing is combined with Everest base camp and Kalapathar trekking as well.
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, 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 this peak. You will 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 will also explore pristine Sherpa village, serene monasteries also enjoy with their distinct culture, rituals, yummy cuisine and equally explore the diverse flora and fauna and more.
We at Outfitter Nepal have itinerary to climb the Island peak and the itinerary includes your 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, and enters in to Khumjung village and then Tengboche, Dingboche, Locuhe and Everest base camp and return to Dingbuche and trek to Island base camp 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 private departure for this trek and climb on any date that is suitable for you so, do let us know when you would like to take the adventure.