Climb a mountain overlooking Mt. Everest in the Himalayas
Ever dream of climbing a snowcapped mountain in the midst of the Himalayas? Think it is too difficult or expensive to do? Think again! Island Peak in the heart of Everest country is the perfect mountain to climb. Considered a trekking peak, it has a rating of Alpine PD+.
Island Peak, also known as Mt. Imja Tse, rises to an elevation of 6,189 m/20,305 ft. above sea level. It gets the name Island Peak from its appearance as an island surrounded by a sea of ice when viewed from the Sherpa village of Dingboche.
The view from on top is magnificent as you look around at the amazing Himalayan peaks that surround it. But the journey to Island Peak is equally impressive as you encounter the amazing Sherpa culture. These hardy mountain people have long called this inhospitable land home. They have built terraced farmland as well as beautiful mountain villages along the steep mountainsides.
Explore Trekking Nepal is pleased to be able to offer this climbing peak expedition in an exciting 17-day adventure. While Island Peak is considered challenging, anyone in good physical shape can master this mountain. Explore Trekking Nepal has trained and government licensed climbing guides to assist you in your ascension.
Why not fulfill a dream and climb a mountain? Make it Island Peak in the very heart of the Mt. Everest region of the Himalayas.