Island peak is situated in the Khumburegion of Nepal and also referred to as an Island peak because of its remarkable resemblance to an island becoming a sea of ice when viewed from Dingboche. The peak is a section of the south ridge of Lhotse Shar, the main area forms an arc of cliffs that advances to the north of the summits of Nuptse, Lhotse, Middle Peak and Lhotse Shar. The peak is also colloquially known as ‘Imja Tse’.
Island Peak is possibly the best and only opportunity for advanced, intermediate and beginner climbers to take on the challenge of climbing a glacier above 20,000 feet, in the heart of the Himalayas. The trekker will get to relish the view of gigantic mountains such Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Makalu, Ama Dablam, Gokyo Ri, Pumori, Nuptse, Kala Patthar, Khumbila, Kongde Ri and many other Himalayas seen from the trek route. Along the route, you will get to walk along some of the famous Everest Base Camp treks. The Himalayan peaks draw adventures and climbers from all over the world and have done for nearly 200 years. The stark rugged terrain, entwined with the culture of local Sherpa people offers such powerful experiences that Himalayan travel is in a class of its own. The trekkers get to take a tour of Sagarmatha National Park which is listed as UNESCO’s World Heritage site. The trekkers will also get to visit the ancient caves, monasteries, villages, valleys, and museums in this trek. This trek also features the hike up to the hotel operating in the highest altitude i.e. Hotel Everest View. Island Peak Climbing is an adventurous trek which will definitely be a thrilling experience for the lifetime.
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