Are you ready to meet the challenge and climb your first mountain in the company of an experienced guide? Go beyond your comfort zone – the rewards will remain with you long after you leave Nepal. The adrenalin rush is beyond words.
This 19 Day Everest Base Camp Trek (5364m), with Island Peak (6189m) climbing, will satisfy that urge to go push yourself and to cross this off your “bucket list”. With time to acclimatize and with some pre-climbing training at Island Peak Base Camp, you will be prepared and eager to get to the summit. This is a combination of trekking and climbing in one well-designed package. Imja Tse is Tibetan for Island Peak. Island Peak got its name for it looked like a sea of ice too early mountaineers. This is a great trek for those who have never climbed a mountain and worked as a team to make the summit.
Sherpa Expedition and Trekking takes you into the heart of the Himalayas in the Everest region. The Everest Base Camp (EBC) trek with the ascent of Island Peak begins with a scenic birds-eye view over the soaring white Himalayan Mountains. You will land at Lukla then hit the trail and trek up the Dudh Kosi Valley surrounded by the massive Thamserku (6623m) and Kusum Kanguru (6367m). Kusum Kanguru, means "Three Snow-White Gods" in the Sherpa language, which refers to the triple summit of the mountain. Island Peak is also known in Tibetan as Imja Tse. Island Peak was aptly named by earlier Mt.Everest explorers due to it appearing as an island in a sea of ice.