The Island Peak Climb or the Imja Tse Peak turns out to be one of the most popular trekking spot gaining wide spread attention. Ranging a stretch of 6160m, it provides for a great, exceptional sort of experience to those who get to trek in this place. It turns out to be the best spot for viewing the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest. It comes with some fabulous sceneries, exotic locations and brims with beauty and serenity.
Island Peak Climb trek would provide a complete experience as one gets to see Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Lhotse shar, Lhotse middle peak and much more. In the southern region, you get to see Baruntse and Amadablam areas. The best thing about this trekking circuit is that one will also get to see the less accessible Chola Pass and Kongma La Pass.
When to trek?
Trekking in Island Peak Climb is allowed all throughout the year. However, Spring and Autumn turns out to be the best time to make the trekking plan. Autumn is the season for trekking activities in Nepal. Trekking activity is also carried out during the summer season but it can turn out to be quite difficult to handle. The peak got the name Island as it looks like an Island from the Dingboche area.
In the course of the trekking, you will pass through some stunning looking villages that retains its pristine nature. The villages still retains its cultural richness and it is altogether a different sort of experience one will get out of them. In order to complete the trekking activity successfully, it would take 10 to 12 days time period. Some may even go for longer trekking activity which would take 18 days. It is up to the concerned person to choose over the route that best suits their needs.
Where to stay?
There are many local lodging facilities available throughout the trekking stretch. You can find some simple, basic lodging facilities in
Dzongla and other such regions
You can also stay in tented camps and guest houses but one should be well prepared for that.
What to expect?
The Island Peak Climb comes across as a stunner and provides one with the closer look of the Himalayas. It is important to carry some good trekking clothing as it is mandatory for a good trekking experience. It would take one to a whole new world of adventure and experience. The snow capped peaks and stunning landscape would rejuvenate one and all.
The name Island Peak Climb was given by Eric Shipton in 1953 and it is popular even today. It is a perfect adventure trekking experience and in order to get the best out of it, one needs to stay physically fit and energetic otherwise it would turn out to be quite difficult to carry on in the midst.
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