Island Peak (6160m/20211ft) with Everest Base Camp Trek (5364m/17598ft) is a compiled itinerary designed for the trekkers to enjoy climbing the peak and also trek the Mt. Everest Base Camp. This program will be very effective for the travelers, as the extra two days will be sufficient to complete both areas. ‘So why not grab this opportunity to make a dream come true
Island Peak which is also known as the Imja Tse in the local tongue is one of the famous climbing peaks of Nepal, as it lies in the Khumbu region, a gateway to Mt. Everest. Island Peak is very popular for the trekkers heading towards the Everest Base Camp Trek and also for the expedition group who wish to summit the highest mountain of the world Mt. Everest.
The Peak got its name an Island Peak in 1953 by the British expedition group heading towards the giant Himalayas, as it looks like an Island covered with Snow of Sea.
One of the main reasons why trekkers take the Island Peak as their climbing choice is that it is located at the same route as the Everest Base Camp, the trail to the peak is the same to follow the EBC trek, so the trekkers have the choice to visit the Everest Base Camp as well similar to ‘two birds in a bullet’.
Moreover, the trekkers will be able to visit the abode of the Sherpa people while trekking to Island Peak, towns like Lukla, Namche Bazar, Tengboche, Gorakshep, etc will always welcome us while visiting this region.
The unique religion and culture, the daily activities and ritual ceremonies of the Sherpa people will comfy the inner relief within us, along with the cattle like mountains goats, yaks grazing in the mountains will attract our attention.
Furthermore, during the expedition season, we will be able to scale the Island Peak with the Everest Summiteers, as this peak is also used by the Everest summiteers as acclimatization day and also as a training peak before the summit.
This will be a great choice for the climbers to encounter with the expedition group, and in terms of the views of the surrounding areas, there is no word to express. The hypnotized views of the surrounding Himalayas including Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu, and Ama Dablam, and also the Imja Lake from the highest climbing peak will be once in a lifetime experience. No words can utter the beauty of nature viewed from the summit.
Along with this being at the Everest Base Camp will be another attractive destination for all the trekkers, the camp of the expedition group and grooming with them will help us know about the summit of Everest.