Island Peak derived its very name as” Island Peak” due to its uncanny location of lying at the centre of Chukung valley appearing like and island on the sea of ice. Sandwiched between Amadablam and Lhotse Mountain this exciting peak embellishes the Chukung Glacier. One of the most popular trekking trails in Nepal also known as Imja Tse has been one of the best climbing peaks on the Himalayas. An intimidating trekking destination is the Island Peak. One of the existing trekking peaks in Nepal that can be scaled without being a professional climbing or trekking expert. Island peak provides a wonderful opportunity to climb the Himalayan Summit (6,137m) and also get a fascinating glimpse of Kala Patthar.
Island Peak climbing journey commences from the scenic Lukla, following the magnificent trail all along the Dudh Koshi valley. From here the trail passes through Namche and Tengboche and up to the Kala Patthar and Everest Base Camp.The magnificent views from the summit, is rewarding justifying our monumental effort to reach up here. After an ideal and sufficient rest fully revived and acclimatized, we then head up the beautiful Imja Khola valley towards Island Peak. Besides trekking adventure, we also get to witness pristine Sherpa villages and age old monasteries glorifying its existence till date. Recalling our fond memories of the trekking earlier done, we retrace back through Namche to Lukla, and from there on we fly back to Kathmandu.
Island Peak Climbing can be attempted by individuals having moderate level of physical fitness and the best time to attempt this wonderful peak climbing circuit is somewhere between March to May and September. Mountain Tiger Nepal has best designed itineraries to place you in one of the exciting mountain peaks with eternal safety and excitement.