‘exciting thrill and adventure on top towering majestic Island Peak’
Island Peak Climbbing with Everest Base Camp Trekking presented by Trekking Planner Inc. USA allows adventurer trekkers and climbers with enough days to support for acclimatization which is necessary and important for this marvelous adventure.
Island Peak Climb and Everest Base Camp Trekking will be an exciting trek and climb visiting nice cultural Sherpa villages, the highlanders of Nepal Mid and Far Eastern Himalaya, where much concentrated within high and scenic Khumbu region of Everest.
One of the most striking peak in all Himalaya region the name Island was given by early pioneer Eric Shipton in 1952, as it resembles like an Island on a glacial valley of ice and moraine, first climbed by British Expedition by Tenzing and Hillary as practice for Mt. Everest conquest in 1953.
Island Peak the original name is Imjatse Himal at the height of 6,189 m and 20,305 ft, where the name Island retains as popular among trekkers and climbers which is one of the most striking peaks as seen from Dingboche and the valley.
Before the climb allowing trekkers with much acclimatization days visiting number one Mt. Everest base camp and climb of high Kalapathar at 5,643 m / 18,514 ft offers sweeping views and panorama of surrounding high giant peaks with Everest at close distance.
After an exciting walk to Everest base camp and Kalapathar, then our actual adventure begins heading back towards at the end of Imjatse valley reaching at the very base of towering Island Peak at place called Pareshaya Gyab where tented camp will be set.
At Island Peak or Imjatse Himal base camp with rest days and practice climb before the big day towards the summit of Island Peak, one more high camp added to make the climb safe and great success.
Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trekking starts with scenic short flight from Kathmandu to land at Lukla, a nice and busy Sherpa town where most of the adventure around high Khumbu begins and ends.
From Lukla where walk follows Dudh Kosi River upstream past nice villages to enter Sagarmatha National Park (Sagarmatha a name for Everest in Nepal), then heading high to Namche Bazaar, with time here on this colorful large village for short hike and acclimatization days.
After Namche heading on scenic pleasant with few ups and down facing grand views of Mt. Everest and majestic Amadablam peaks, as walk takes you high at Thyangboche Monastery located in the midst of green woods of rhododendron and pines trees.
A beautiful spot surrounded by snow-capped mountains with Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam and series of lesser peaks where one can visit the monastery of great interest.
On leaving Thyangboche where tree lines fades for dry and arid terrain as route lead closer to mountainous region to reach at Mt. Everest base camp within remorseless fields of ice and glaciers.
Enjoying walk to base camp where climb takes you on top Kalapathar rocky hill a favorite and popular hill among trekkers where you can marvel stunning panorama of mountain range with Everest at near distance.
Adventure continues to reach our main target and destination towards Island Peak base for exciting climb to the summit of Island Peak / Imjatse Himal where our guide will fix ropes and ice bars on necessary technical sections of the climb to reach on top of Island Peak.
At the summit top enjoy breathtaking panorama of surrounding mountains range with Everest, Lhotse, and Lhotse-Shar with Nuptse in the north and Makalu and Baruntse towards east and south eastern direction with majestic face of Amadablam.
After an adventure of life-time experience descend back towards Imjatse valley and then on the road to Namche and Lukla, for last final stop around high and scenic Khumbu then swift scenic flight brings you at Kathmandu, on enjoying overwhelming journey on Island peak and Everest base camp trekking.