Island Peak (6,189m/20,305ft) is most beautiful and popular 6000m mountain in the world also known as Imja Tse, is located in the Khumbu region of Nepal. It was named Island Peak by Eric Shipton's party in 1951, since it appears as an island in a sea of ice when viewed from Dingboche. It actually is an extension of the ridge coming down off the south-end of Lhotse Shar separated by a small Col.In 1956 first time climbed by Swiss climber team,then it became more and more popular under the name of Island peak in the Khumbu region.

It can be one of the most popular destinations for adventure enthusiasts,starting from Lukla, the trek passes through numerous Sherpa villages, offering majestic views of high mountains of the region. Nuptse (7,879m/25,849ft), Lhotse (8,501m/27,890ft), Lhotse middle peak (8,410m/27,562ft), makes a semi circle in the north. The view of Makalu (8475m/27,805ft) in the east, Baruntse and Ama Dablam in the south adds more charm to the trek.

Sagarmatha National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site) can be a great Eco-destination in the region, which is famous for its Himalayan wildlife of musk dear, mountain goats, colorful Pheasants, Red Panda and Snow Leopard. Pine and birch tree primarily makes the forest here, and the rhododendrons hanging onto the stone-cold cliffs add color to it.populated mainly by Buddhist inhabitants, you can find many monasteries scattered in the region. Island peak climbing can be one of the most extraordinary trekking-climbing experiences in the world.

 


Trip Overview

Primary Activity: Trekking
Duratoin: 21 Days Trip Code: ILP
Trip Grade Moderate Max-Altitude: 6190m
Meals: Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner during Trek Accomodation: Lodge during trek & hotel 3 stars in kathmandu
Group size: 1+..... Transportation: Vehicle-Domestic Flight
Arrival on: kathmanu airport Departure from: kathmandu
Route: Lukla-Pangboche-Dingboche-Is-land peak-Lukla
Departers Dates 2017 / 2018
Best Session March,April,Septembe
Trip Notes/
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