Imja Tse peak, at a height of 6,160 meters, is more popularly known by the name of Island Peak. The peak was named Island peak by Eric Shipton?s party in 1953, as the peak resembles an island in a sea of ice when viewed form Dingboche. Later in 1983, the peak was renamed as Imja Tse.
The peak was first ascended in 1953 by a British team as preparation for climbing Everest. Tenzing Norgay was one of the members who successfully ascended it.
The peak is part of the south ridge of Lhotse Shar and the main land forms a semicircle of cliffs that rise to the north of the summits of Nuptse, Lhotse, Middle Peak and Lhotse Shar. Cho Polu and Makalu lie to the east of the Island Peak. Baruntse, Amphu and Ama Dablam lie to the south.
- Days 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu
- Days 02 : Stay in Kathmandu for the official procedure
- Days 03 : Fly KTM/LUKLA (2,834 m) & trek to Phakding (2,611 m)
- Days 04 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)
- Days 05 : Trek to Khumjung (3,790 m)
- Days 06 : Trek to Tengboche (3,867 m)
- Days 07 : Trek to Dingboche (4,343 m)
- Days 08 : Trek to Chhukung (4,730 m)
- Days 09 : Island Peak base camp
- Days 10 : Island Peak High camp (5,600 m)
- Days 11 : Island Peak Summit (6,189 m) back to base camp.
- Days 12 : Trek to Pangboche (3,901 m)
- Days 13 : Trek to Khumjung (3,790 m)
- Days 14 : Trek to Phakding
- Days 15 : Trek to Lukla
- Days 16 : Fly Lukla to Kathmandu
- Days 17 : Rest at Kathmandu
- Days 18 : Departure on your own destination