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Nepal, a country bestowed with utmost beauty, is the home to 8 out of the 14 highest peaksover 8000 meters in the world. To add a prime value to above figure, the top of the world- Mt. Everest (8848m) is situated in Nepal as well. Besides, the third highest peak- Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m), the fourth highest- Mt. Lhotse (8526m), the fifth highest- Mt. Makalu (8463m), the sixth highest- Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m), the seventh highest- Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), the eight highest- Mt. Manaslu (8163m) and the tenth highest Mt. Annapurna (8091m), all lay in the beautiful embrace of Nepal.
There are 1310 identified Himalayan peaks in Nepal, over 300 peaks areabove 6000 meters, out of which, 326 peaks in Nepal are accessible for mountaineering today. The Government of Nepal has opened around 175 peaks in the last two years to mark the Mount Everest Golden Jubilee Celebration. In Nepal, there are two types of mountain climbing. One group of mountains include smaller peaks over 6000 to 7000 meters which is relatively easier to climb and categorized as 'Trekking Peaks'. The second group includes ascending peaks over 7000 meters which is rather difficult and require agility, physical and mental fitness, skills and techniques and extensive experience.
The influx of tourist every year with the intent to visit the mountains vividly simplifies the fact that Nepal is a popular tourist destination around the world. Mountain Expedition in Nepal is very popular among the trekkers and requires permits. The Himalayas in Nepal have become a great theater of mountaineering activities with stories of success and failure to meet the ultimate challenge ever since mountaineering was opened.
For the best mountaineering experience, you can always count on Plan Nepal Trek & Expedition (P.) Ltd, a reputed trekking agency that prides on rendering quality services to its clients. Our team comprises of efficient staffs, skillful climbers and veteran mountain guides who ensure that your expedition remains full of thrilling adventure with your safety emphasized.
Mount Everest, elevated 8848 meters high in the Khumbu Region of the north-east Nepal, holds the epic fascination for the trekkers and mountaineers of all age ever since Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa made the first successful ascent to the summit in 1953. It is the highest point on the planet where every mountaineer wish to be and witness the heavenly part of the earth.
This expedition usually lasts for about 60 days. At the start of the expedition, all the climbers assemble at the Everest Base Camp on Khumbu glacier. The one who wish to climb Everest must have extensive mou..
Literally, Ama Dablam means 'mother's necklace'-the hanging glacier resembles a 'dablam' which is a piece of traditional jewellery worn by Sherpa women. The main peak of Ama Dablam is 6856 meters high and the popular route to reach the summit is via southwest ridge although north ridge is also used. This peak is regarded as the third most famous Himalayan peak permitted for expedition. However, climbing this snowy peak is very challenging and requires technical skills and experience in mountaineering as it involves glacier walking as well.
Island Peak, also known as 'Imje Tse', derives its..
Extended about 55 kilometers in length, the Annapurna Massif is a collection of over 30 mountain peaks that includes the mammoth Annapurna I, II, III, IV and Gangapurna. Annapurna I, elevated 8091 meters high, is the tenth highest mountain in the world. The massif comprises of 16 peaks over 7000 meters and around 13 peaks over 6000 meters height. Annapurna I was first ascended by a French Expedition Team headed by Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal via southeast ridge in 1950. Subsequently, in 1970, the south face of Annapurna was climbed first by a British Expedition led by Chris Bonington.
Mt. Ama Dablam, widely known as the 'Matterhorn of the Himalayas', is a beautiful peak that dominates the sky above the trekker's trail to the Everest Base Camp. 'Ama Dablam' literally means 'Mother's Necklace in local Sherpa language. We can find glacier lying on the southwest face making it look like a jewel box hanging on the neck of the mountain. Ama Dablam, regarded as the 'third most popular Himalayan peak for permitted expeditions', can also be said as one of the most beautiful Himalayan peaks, located in the eastern Nepal. The main peak of Ama Dablam is 6856 meters which was first as..View Details
The world's third highest peak, Mt Kanchenjunga(8586m) lies on the border of Nepal and Sikkim. Literally, Kanchenjunga refers to the Five Treasuries of Great Snow which means high peaks that rise from the surrounding glaciers. The great Kanchenjunga Massif comprises of 16 peaks out of which four are above 8000 meters height. It also encompasses four glaciers covering an area of 314 sq. km. and is a major source of Brahmaputra and Ganges catchments.
Mount Kanchenjunga Expedition is one of the most challenging expeditions in Nepal and demands solid climbing skills and experience. The British ..
Baruntse, recognized by Edmund Hillary's team for climbing east of Everest, is elevated 7129 meters high located just south of the semi-circle of fantastic mountains comprising Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse and Makalu on the other side. The peak is surrounded by three big glaciers: Hunku, Barun and Imja glaciers and falls within the territory of Makalu Barun National Park, a less explored national park sheltering varieties of flora and fauna.
The mountain was first ascended by Colin Todd and Geoff Harrow in 1954 by the South-East Ridge. Despite the peak being around 7000 meters high, it offer..
The seventh highest mountain in the world, Mt. Dhaulagiri(8167m) is known as 'White Mountain' due to its colossal mass of snow that dazzles everyone at first sight. The Dhaulagiri Massif extends 120 kilometers from the Kaligandaki River west to the Bheri and boasts of one of the longest sections of the Himalayas. There are more than six different routes to climb Dhaulagiri. The normal climbing route is considered a reasonable climb with only short technical climbing sections and moderate avalanche danger.
Although the French Expedition team of Maurice Herzog had made the attempt to climb Mt..
Located in the central region of Nepal in the Gorkha Massif, Mt. Manaslu is the eight highest mountain in the world elevated 8156 meters high. The word 'Manaslu' means 'Mountain of the Spirit'. The mountain falls in the embrace of Manaslu Conservation Area and is closer to Annapurna Himal to the west and Ganesh Himal to the east.
There are many routes to Manaslu mountaineering, as the long ridge Manaslu base camp and valley glacier offer feasibility to approach from different directions, but South Face is considered to be the most difficult for climbing.
Japanese were the first to climb M..
Mount Cho Oyu (8201m), situated in the Khumbu subsection of the Mahalangur Himal, is the world's sixth highest mountain. The climbers who dream to ascend the mountains over 8000 meters height with minimal difficulties, Cho Oyu Expedition is the perfect pick for them. This peak offers climbers with a wonderful opportunity to climb a very high peak with moderate technical worries. Compared to all the world's fourteen 8000er Himalayan peaks, Cho Oyu has the highest success rate of ascent despite being the sixth highest mountain in the world.
Mt. Cho Oyu, also known as Mt. Qowowuyag, was first..
Elevated 8463 meters high, Makalu is the world's fifth highest mountain situated 19 kilometers south-east of Mt. Everest in the eastern part of Nepal. This isolated peak is shaped as a four-sided pyramid and has other subsidiary peaks- Kangchungtse or Makalu II (7678m) about 3 kilometers north-west of the main summit.
Makalu is considered as one of the most challenging and difficult mountains to climb and is notorious for its steep pitches and knife-edged ridges that are completely open to the elements. Only five of the first sixteen attempts on this mountain were successful.
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Mt. Lhotse(8526m), best known for its proximity to Mount Everest, is the world's fourth highest peak situated in the Everest Region at the border of Nepal and Tibet. Mount Lhotse, which means 'South Peak', is a part of the Everest Massif just to the south of Everest. A striking ring of three mountains- Lhotse Middle or East, Lhotse and Lhotse Shar make the Lhotse Range:
Lhotse is a dramatic peak in its own right due to its tremendous south face. The hazards of climbing Lhotse in the past involved unexpected strong winds, cold temperature, sharp icy and rocky climbs. The primary route on Mt..