View just like an Island situated between iceberg when seen from Dingboche is the reason for this peak named as an "Island peak" to which a way through one of the best trekking route in the world (Everest Base Camp) is made. Passing from the heavenly landscapes through a Khumbu region and make a trip towards the Kalapatthar and Everest Base Camp itself is a delightful experience which makes more enchanted to mount towards the Island peak. However, Island Peak climbing is always challenging task but the travellers are assisted by the many years experienced mountaineer team. In addition to this, trekkers and climbers are accompanied with other travellers all the way long.
Island peak is the busy and popular climbing peak in the Khumbu region. It was first climbed in 1956 by Hans-Rudolf, Von Gunten and two unknown Sherpas; since then many travellers has made a successful climb. As it is a merged trip with a Everest base camp trek, the travellers gets an lifetime opportunity to unfold the beauty of the major mountains over the world. At first, the trek from Lukla ahead towards the paradisiacal villages such as Namche Bazar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep and makes a way to Everest Base Camp (5,380m/17,646ft) and Kalapathar (5,545m/18,187ft) in different days. This place is not only blessed with the breath taking charm of Himalayas but also the unique culture, amazing Tibetan crafts, historical monuments, housing and lifestyle which is diverged from and other settings. Kalapatthar and EBC itself present the astonishing view of the world's highest mountains such as Mount Everest (8,848 meters/29,029 feet), Nupste (7,861m/25,791 ft), Changtse (7,580m/24,862 ft), Lhotse (8,516m/27940 ft). The morning sunrise reflecting in the snow-capped mountains makes the magical surroundings that left everyone wondering. Moving towards the Dingboche, the time for peak climbing begins.
A day before peak climbing, every climbers are warmed up by the experienced Sherpas & mountaineers and the best tented camp is given at the base camp. Mountaineering is often done before the usual expected time than any other day to avoid the obstacles that may create due to wind blow during the mid-day. Enjoy the great moments from the top of the peak by catching the sight of spectacular glacier, Mt. Lhotse, Mt Makalu, Mt Nuptse, Mt AmaDablam and many other mountains with wondrous sky above. Then, a way back is made towards the base camp of the Island peak following the same route. Although peak climbing a challenging thing to do, the expert guidance & assistance and the climbers effort always makes the move successful. Return with an ideal trip which makes every visitor to look back on throughout the lifetime.