Island Peak Climb the mountain also called as Imjatse Himal due to its wonderful location in the midst of beautiful and scenic Imjatse valley appears like an island, hence it got its name as Island Peak.

Island Peak stands at above 6,160 m and 20,328 ft high within near distance from Lhotse and Nuptse mountains, towards south-east of Mt. Everest, one of the most popular and successful peak to climb as bright weather permits.

The climbing grading we have used from famous French and Swiss Alpine Climbing Systems as PD + means Per Difficule with plus, which means walking on moraine, ice, glaciers and snow a straight-forward climb with some technical sections to encounter on reaching the summit top.

Where all climbers should be well equipped with proper climbing gear to make the climb a great success as well for safe ascent and descent, on enjoying breathtaking views of high mountain panorama from the summit.

Island Peak adventure after flying into Lukla from Kathmandu where walk takes you through nice Sherpa villages decorated with prayer symbols and monuments, heading into national park and within nice cool forest of tall rhododendron and pine trees as climb takes you to Namche Bazaar.

At Namche staying for two overnights a perfect place and height to support with acclimatization where one can hike up to scenic view-points and browse around street of Namche Bazaar an interesting place to observe local Sherpa traditional life.

On this adventure we have included walk to Everest base camp and climb of Kalapathar at the height of 5,545 m offering you with best views of surrounding peaks as well for fitness and exercise before the climb of Island Peak.

Walk from Namche to Tengboche and the monastery a beautiful spot in the midst of woods surrounded by array of peaks with views of Everest and Amadablam, after a time at Tengboche visiting its monastery of great interest heading towards Everest base camp unto Island Peak.

Another spare and rest day at Pheriche where one can hike to nearby hills for close views of surrounding peaks facing Island Peak in the east of Imjatse valley, from Pheriche walk leads up towards Lobuche and then at Everest base camp, on the foot of number one peaks.

Enjoying time at Everest base camp with climb to high Kalapathar hill for sweeping panorama of Mt. Everest and range of peaks, then head down towards Imjatse valley staying at Chukung and then walk to Island Peak base camp.

Spending few overnights in tented camp and preparation for the climb at Island Peak base camp, adding one more high camp to make the ascent more possible then as the weather permits with fine clear morning where climb leads you over moraine, ice and snow to reach the summit of Island Peak.

A steep climb from High Camp encountering some technical areas to cope where our expert guide will make necessary arrangement fixing ropes where required then climb to the summit of Island Peak and get stunned with fantastic views of high peaks that encircles you at the top.

After a great experience on the summit of Island Peak descend towards base camp and then walk within beautiful Imjatse valley past Chukung and Dingboche to reach Namche Bazaar with long descend for final overnight stop in Lukla.

From Lukla early morning flight takes you back to Kathmandu after a great thrill and exciting adventure on Island Peak Climbing.

Best time to climb Island Peak

March to May and September till December months of the year the best time in spring-autumn / fall and pre winter seasons, best months and high time from March to May when days are longer with much sunlight hours clear morning till late afternoon, chances of light shower and snow on higher altitude above 3,000 m high.

Spring time hills are bright with wild-flowers in full bloom from Lukla till Tengboche, especially the rhododendron of various species from tall trees to bushes a national flower of Nepal.

Another peak times to visit from mid September to December months when days are clear for mountain views and pleasant walks, much shorter sun-light hours due to autumn and pre-winter season.

Freezing cold temperature in the morning and night times above 2,800 meters higher can expect snow above 3,000 m onward.