Island Peak

Duration: 18 Days, Region: Sagarmatha Region

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Imja Tse peak, at a height of 6,160 meters, is more popularly known by the name of Island Peak. The peak was named Island peak by Eric Shiptons party in 1953, as the peak resembles an island in a sea of ice when viewed form Dingboche. Later in 1983, the peak was renamed as Imja Tse.

Island Peak

Imja Tse peak, at a height of 6,160 meters, is more popularly known by the name of Island Peak. The peak was named Island peak by Eric Shiptons party in 1953, as the peak resembles an island in a sea of ice when viewed form Dingboche. Later in 1983, the peak was renamed as Imja Tse.

The peak was first ascended in 1953 by a British team as preparation for climbing Everest. Tenzing Norgay was one of the members who successfully ascended it.

The peak is part of the south ridge of Lhotse Shar and the main land forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise to the north of the summits of Nuptse, Lhotse, Middle Peak and Lhotse Shar. Cho Polu and Makalu lie to the east of the Island Peak. Baruntse, Amphu and Ama Dablam lie to the south

Itinery

Day One

Arrival at Kathmandu

Day Two

Stay in Kathmandu for the official procedure

Day Three

Fly KTM/LUKLA (2,834 m) & trek to Phakding (2,611 m)

Day Four

Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)

Day Five

Trek to Khumjung (3,790 m)

Day Six

Trek to Tengboche (3,867 m)

Day Seven

Trek to Dingboche (4,343 m)

Day Eight

Trek to Chhukung (4,730 m)

Day Nine

Island Peak base camp

Day Ten

Island Peak High camp (5,600 m)

Day Eleven

Island Peak Summit (6,189 m) back to base camp.

Day Twelve

Trek to Pangboche (3,901 m)

Day Thirteen

Trek to Khumjung (3,790 m)

Day Fourteen

Trek to Phakding

Day Fifteen

Trek to Lukla

Day Sixteen

Fly Lukla to Kathmandu

Day Seventeen

Rest at Kathmandu

Day Eighteen

Departure on your own destination

Equipment List

Got a question?

If you would like to ask us a question, please fill in the form below. we promise not to use your contact details for any purpose, other than to respond to your enquiry.

 
 
 
 
Enquire about this trip
Add to my Dream Trip

Have you been on this trip?

If you've been on this trip, why not upload your photos, or tell us about your experiences? Or perhaps you'd like to read what others have said about this trip?

Leave a comment