Island peak trek

Island peak trek

Island peak trek with Everest base camp, Kalapatthar
Island peak trek with Everest base camp combine the island peak climb and EBC, Kalapatthar exploration. The Island Peak  remains one of the most popular climbing treks in Nepal. You can embark on the stunning adventure of dominating island peak trek and climb with many optional itineraries to acclimatize and make successfully summit the peak. Island Peak 6189 meters, 20305 feet most popular climbing peaks in the Khumbu region raises from the Lhotse Glacier. Island peak climbing with Everest base camp trek is designed for those adventurer seekers who are energetic and physically fit and wish for both trekking and climbing experience at one goes. Suggested island peak trekking itinerary given below that has been carefully designed to allow for gradual ascend and proper acclimatization.
Island peak climbing considered to be a moderately easy peak by alpine standards and can be attempted by climbers with or without alpine experience. Island Peak trek initially follows the main Everest base camp trekking route, but separates from either Dingboche or Lobuche. After exploration Everest base camp 5360m and Hiking to Kala Patar 5545m is a good acclimatization that offers magnificent close-up views of world highest peak. After enjoying the views of Everest and surrounding peaks trekking continue descend Chhukung leaving the main trail, crossing the less used Kongma la pass. From Imja valley trek to the base camp of Island peak then prepare the high camp for the expedition of Island Peak. Journey of island peak trek begins from the famous airstrip Lukla then trek follow the classic Everest trekking route start along the Dudh Kosi, Namche Bazaar Khunjung, Tyangboche,  EBC and Kalapatthar.
The Island peak is named so because it literally resembles an island jut out from a sea of ice. You can also call it, as it is locally known – Imja Tse due to its strong resemblance to the glaciated west face that stems from the Lhotse glacier. It is an acclimatization peak especially for mountaineers attempting the ultimate trek to Mt. Everest. The legendary first ascenders to Mount Everest Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenjing Norgay Sherpa also took the Island Peak climb as their way acclimatizing to the final climb on highest peak of the world. Everest base camp island peak trek and summit fulfills the dreams of mountaineers those are seeking the thrill of adventure and wish to extend their experience towards peak climbing.

Island peak trek itinerary