Island Peak Climbing offers an experience of a lifetime, a complete adventure with a classic mountain of Himalaya at 6,160 meters as per the standard height of NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) where all the permission and climbing permits are obtained.
The Island Peak Climbing is straightforward with some technical sections in the beginning and near to the summit, where our expert guide will make necessary arrangements to make the climb safe and possible, the climbing grade PD + as per French and Swiss alpine system
On this Island Peak Trek/ Imjatse Peak 6,160 m marvel the scenery from Mt. Everest (8,848m / 29, 028ft) Lhotse (8,516 m-24,940 ft), Nuptse (7,855m-25,772 ft) and Lho – La or Khumbutse peak (6,036 m – 19,992ft) Mt. Lingtren (6,749 m / 22,142 ft) Chnagtse ( 7,583 m / 25,230 ft) Mt. Pumori (7,161 m / 25,772 ft) Ama Dablam ( 6,812 m / 22,480 ft) Kangtenga (6,782 m / 22, 380 ft) Tharmarserku ( 6,623 m / 21, 855 ft) Kwangde (6,011 m / 19,837 ft) Kusum Khanguru (6,373 m / 21,030 ft) holy peak of Khumbi-la (5,761 m / 19,012 ft) and as far world’s 5th highest Mt. Makalu (8,463 m / 27, 766 ft) with Island Peak / Imjatse (6,160 m / 20,328ft) Lobuje Peak (6,119 m / 20,192 ft) Pokhalde ( 5,806 m / 19,159 ft) and many other smaller unnamed peaks.
Island Peak climbing with Kalapatthar is one of the most popular and trekked regions due to its easy accessibility from the small airstrip at Lukla, trek, and climb of Island / Imjatse Peak concludes at the picturesque touristic town at Lukla, the trek is moderate in the beginning and to adventurous where all types of travelers can join in this wonderful walking journey and the time duration taking just a little more than 2 weeks in the comfort of warm cozy lodge known as tea houses along the route and camping service on the climb for few days.
Island Peak Climbing or Imjatse Peak 6,160 m is the second busiest trekking destination after Annapurna region, one of the most unique journeys leading from rich vegetation of mid-hills to arctic landscapes and climate zone, all these drastic changes in temperature found only in the high valleys and mountains of Khumbu area with a dramatic change in vegetations and its awesome scenery.
This trek and climb leads through many traditional Sherpa villages famous as mountaineers and warm hospitality and has been high altitude porters and guides for the last five decades.
This remarkable trek starts from Lukla the gateway to Everest area and then over to the famous Namche Bazaar at 3,440 meters and then with rest day for proper acclimatization and then heading higher to Imjatse valley through the scenic spot of Tengboche Monastery and Pangboche then finally reaching our destination at world’s highest Mountain base camp at 5, 364 meters and then climb up to Kalapathar the highest point at 5,545 meters and then to the highlight of this adventure towards the end of Imjatse valley for the classic climb to the summit of Island / Imjatse peak at 6,160 meters high offering a tremendous panorama of surrounding high snow-capped peaks and valleys, on the climb our expert guide will support you all the way to the summit top, and then slowly with a scenic walk ending this beautiful and awesome trek concluding this adventure back at Lukla for the flight back to Kathmandu after a great experience of a lifetime with wonderful memories of island peak climbing.