Island peak /Imja Tse (6189m) is the most popular trekking peak to climb in Everest region. It is located on top of the Chukung glacier between Ama Dablam and Lhotse peaks. The most sought after trekking destination because of its challenging geographical conditions. This mountain was named “Island Peak” in 1952 AD, by a climbing team of Eric Shipton, due to its striking location in the middle of the Chhukung valley like an Island on a sea of ice. Island peak was first ascended in 1953 by a British team as preparation for climbing Everest.
Island Peak climbing trip fulfills the dream of every amateur and serious climbers who have been seeking the thrill of adventure and wish to take adventure climbing trips beyond simply trekking in Everest. Island peak is the most popular trekking peak in Nepal. The summit is interesting and attractive with a highly glaciated west face rising from the Lhotse Glacier. The mountain itself is the extension of the South ridge of Lhotse Shar separated by a small col.