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Nepal, a country exceedingly blessed with the abundance of resources and places of natural wonders, is the home to 1310 identified Himalayan peaks over 6000 meters height. The eight out of fourteen highest peaks in the world that also includes the highest peak- Mt. Everest (8848m), makes Nepal undoubtedly a premier mountaineering and climbing destination for climbers and mountaineers worldwide who want to test their skills and endurance fulfilling their desire to ascend a Himalayan peak and marvel the world from its roof.
This beautiful country can be said as the part of heaven or rather it won't be wrong to state heaven is the part of this beautiful country. Some of the mammoth peaks that the country encompasses are the top of the world- Mt Everest (8848m), 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).
Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) has been given the authority by the Mountaineering Section of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) to control and manage peak climbing in Nepal.
Peak Climbing has become a fascinating dream ever since Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hilary scaled Mt. Everest for the first time. Physical fitness, strong determination, proper equipment and experienced guides are mandatory for beginners as well as for professionals who wish to climb peaks. The best season to climb peaks in Nepal is either in spring or in autumn.
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Also known as Imja Tse, Island Peak is located in the middle of the Chhukung valley, like an island on a sea of ice. The peak stands 6189 meters tall and is the favorite choice of every climber before venturing into higher mountains. The peak has an impressive highly glaciated west face that rises from the Lhotse glacier and is actually an extension of the ridge coming down off the sought end of Lhotse Shar.
The journey to Island Peak starts with a trek on the main Everest Base Camp trail and separates at Dingboche. Conquering the summit of the peak rewards us with charismatic views of the..
Naya Kanga Peak, also known as Ganja La Chuli, is an exquisite peak situated in Langtang Region to the west of Ganja La Pass (5122m). The altitude of the peak is 5844 meters and is eligible for an introductory climbing adventure as the ascent is aesthetic and straight-forward with comparatively less difficulties. However, the difficulties are mitigated by the assistance of professional and experienced climbing guides.
The normal route to Naya Kanga Peak is via the snowy northeast ridge that presents the possibilities of a classic alpine attempt along one of its awesome ridge systems. The s..
The wish to climb one of the shortest and easiest peaks in Everest Region is fulfilled by Pokalde Peak. Pokalde Peak is also known as Dolma RI and is situated 12km southwest of Mt. Everest. The mountain has a small hanging glacier, which is best reached along the ridge rising from the Kongma La, on its northern side. Despite the climb being relatively easier, it offers no less adventure and excitement and rewards us with astounding views of Makalu, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Pumori and so on. In 1953, the first ascent to the peak was made via the ridge adjoining the Pokalde summit with the Kingma L..View Details
Dhampus Peak elevated 6012 meters high, is a conical peak that lies North-East of the big Dhaulagiri massif. This stunning peak allows us to witness the magnificent Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan Range that encompasses some mammoth peaks like Dhaulagiri (I/ II/ III/ IV/ V), Annapurna (I/ II/ III and IV), Annapurna-South, Sita Chuchura, Tukche Peak, Thorong Peak, Yakawa Kan, Puth Hiunchuli, Mukut Himal, Tangu Peak, Hongde Peak, Tsarste and many other snow-topped mountains.
In terms of climbing technicalities, Thapa peak climbing is easy and no technical climbing skills are required to as..
Chulu East, standing 6584 meters tall, is a beautiful peak located high above the Manang Valley and offers breathtaking views of Annapurna II, III and IV, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho Peak and Manaslu. This peak has been categorized as 'Trekking Peak' by Nepal Mountaineering Association.
The climb to Chulu East is combined with the classic trek around the Annapurna Massif, ascending to the Marshyangdi Valley and crossing the Thorong La before descending the Kali Gandaki Valley to Pokhara. The climb is straightforward and demands physical fitness and determination along with..
Lobuche, situated close to the Khumbu Glacier comprises of two main peaks- Lobuche Far East and Lobuche East. Lobuche East Peak is elevated 6145 meters high and gives amateur climbers and explorers the opportunity to trek and climb a wide variety of existing as well as new challenging climbing routes.It looks like a dark triangle of rising above the moraines of the Khumbu glacier bounded by an icy skyline.
The route of Lobuche Peak climbing starts from Lobuche village via South bear and South RidgeThe journey also takes us to some of the most popular places in the Everest region like Kala P..
Paldor Peak, situated in the southeast end of Ganesh Himal and the northwest of Kathmandu Valley, indicates the intersection point of the Tiru and Karpu Dandas at the top of the Mailung River, a tributary of the Trisuli Gandaki River. Set in an out-of-the-way region, Paldor peak bestows an eye-catching trekking way for its climbers.
The summit of Paldor Peak presents us a magnificent and expanded views of Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fish Tail) of Annapurna Range to the mountains of the Khumbu region including Mt. Shishapangma. The major hallmarks of this climb are- the awesome views of Ganesh Himal..
Yala Peak in Langtang Region, provides the best thrill of adventure trekking and peak climbing with minimum level of difficulties. The peak stands 5500 meters tall and the ascent to this peak is a fantastic introduction of mountaineering to the beginners. To reach Yala Peak, we have to drive to Dhunche or Syabru Bensi from Kathmandu and then trek up the valley for three days.
The route to Yala Peak takes us through dense forest and traditional ethnic settlements, and the wonderful Yala Peak Base Camp. We can also have exquisite views of Lantang Lirung (7246m), Lenpo Gang 7083m), Dorje Lakpa..
Chulu Peak, situated in Manang, comprises of two Chulu Peaks- East and West. Chulu West elevated 6419 meters high, offers a staggering Himalayan views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and the panorama even stretches beyond the Himalayas across the plains of Tibet (China) to the north. Chulu West Peak is designated as the 'Trekking Peak' by Nepal Mountaineering Association.
The journey to Chulu West Peak initiates from Kathmandu to Beshi Sahar and goes up slowly to Manang Valley- one of the highest valleys in the world at an elevation of 5000 meters. From Manang Valley, the path moves north..
Mera Peak constitutes of Mera North (6476m), Mera Central (6461 m) and Mera South (6065 m) peaks. The first successful ascentto the summit was made by the team of J.O.M. Roberts and Sen Tenzingin 1953.
Baruntse Peak, elevated 23390 feet high, was first conquered by the team of Colin Todd and Geoff Harrow in 1954.Baruntse is one of the most beautiful peaks in Nepal and is renowned for the unmatched views of Mount Everest, Lhotse and Makalu Mountains.
Mera and Baruntse Peak Climbing is a special expedition package that covers the journey to Mera Peak and Baruntse Peak in Everest Region.
Singu Chuli Peak is situated in the Annapurna Sanctuary adjoined to Tharpu Chuli and across Hiunchuli trekking peaks placing a privileged, fabulous showground of glaciers and in background the mythical southern face of Annapurna. The peak is also known as 'Fluted Peak' and is verified to be very difficult to ascend for mountaineers. Singu Chuli is the first peak on the long edge thrown downward from Tarke Kang and the third highest amongst the 'Trekking Peaks' of Nepal.
The route to Singu Chuli Peak bestows us awe-inspiring views of Lamjung ranges, Annapurna ranges, fishtail, terrace fields..
Hiunchuli, standing 6411 meters tall near to the Annapurna South, is the fourth highest peak among the 'Trekking Peaks' of Nepal discovered by Col. Jimmy Roberts. Its eastern face overlooks the Modi Khola and guards the entrance to the Annapurna Sanctuary.
An American Peace Corps Expedition, via the southeast face, first climbed Hiunchuli in October 1971. Though climbing this peak does not possess technical difficulties, some pitfalls such as vulnerability to rock falls and complexity in route finding make it a challenging itinerary.
Modi stream, terrace field, taking bath at hot water s..
Mera Peak, with 6461 meters height, is the highest trekking peak in Nepal in Khumbu (Everest) Region. The summit of Mera Peak rewards us with scenic views of Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, Cho-Oyu and many other peaks. The climb is best suited for all the experienced mountaineers looking for an exciting expedition in the mountains next to godliness.
Mera Peak climbing startswith a short and exciting flight to the mountain airstrip of Lukla and after continuous trek for days through the high and lovely valleys takes us to the area of Mera. The ascent to Mera Peak is technically diff..
Pisang Peak in Annapurna Region of Nepal is the most popular peak between the two mammoth 8000er- Annapurna I and Manaslu. The western end of the ridge has huge rock slabs and the western flank of the mountain is guarded by a hanging glaciers offering a considerable challenge. This peak rises above from Pisang village and yak pastures in a uniform slope of ice and snow to the final summit.
The first ascent to the summit was made by a German Expedition in 1955. Trekkers with minimal climbing experience can combine the popular classic Annapurna circuit trek with Pisang Peak climbing to experi..
Tent Peak, also known as Tharpu Chuli is 5663 meters high, lying just south of the Annapurna Base Camp. This attractive mountain is a part of the ridgeline and acts as a central divider between the semicircles of peak enclosing the Sanctuary. The summit of the peak rewards us with a stunning 360 degree panoramic view of the Annapurna Massif. The peak was named as 'Tent Peak' by Jimmy Roberts in 1956.
The Tent Peak or Tharpu Chuli journey begins from the Lake City of Pokhara and takes us to the Annapurna Sanctuary which is the amphitheater of high mountains, charming Gurung villages and rhod..
Mardi Himal, in the Annapurna Range, is an ideal introduction to mountaineering in the high Himalaya of Nepal. The peak stands 5583 meters tall and separates the south-west edge of Machhapuchhre. The route to the peak passes through dense rhododendron forest, bamboo bushes, beautiful valley to the south, alpine pastures and the apex of the peak blesses us with charismatic views of the Annapurna Range and Mt. Fishtail.
Climbers often plan their expedition from the west flank of Mardi Himal making their base camp at the elevation of 4600 meters. This expedition does not require high technical..
Located in the Mahalangur, Khumbu Region, Mount Abi is elevated 6097 meters high and is a perfect training mountains for ice climbing and high altitude acclimatization. The mountain is also known as Cholo and Kangchung from the pass that reaches it – the Kangchung La. The peak was first opened for climbing in 2002 and the recognized route is Lukla-Merala-BC.
Mount Abi demands physical fitness and careful ascent due to the technical ridges towards its peak.
Mount Cholatse, standing 6440 meters tall, is one the tough trekking peaks of Everest Region with narrow snow, ice ridges and steep faces. This peak lies on the ridge separating the Gokyo and Khumbu Valley, just north of Taboche. To the south, at an altitude of 5420 meters, there is a pass used by Sherpas and trekkers to travel between Gokyo and Khumbu Valley. Just below this pass to the east, there is a lake and in Tibetan language 'Cho' means lake and 'La' means pass. So, Cholatse literally means 'Lake Pass Peak'.
The peak remained unclimbed until 1982, although Everest, Ama Dablam and o..
Lobuche Mountain constitutes of two peaks- Lobuche East (6119m) and Lobuche West Peak (6145m). They are connected by a continuous ridge but there is still a sharp gap and a considerable distance between them. Lobuche East Peak is popular as a 'Trekking Peak' and Lobuche West Peak is recognized as 'Expedition Peak'. The ascent to Lobuche West is relatively more challenging and technical than Lobuche East and is recently opened by NMA for the climbers.
Lobuche West Peak consists of several small summits and the true summit is reached by descending a marked notch and climbing steep snowy slop..
Situated in the Sagarmatha National Park in Mahalangur Himalayan Range, Mt. Chhukung Ri presents staggering views of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu, Baruntse, Ama Dablam, Cholaste, Thamserku, Kantega peak, Tawache peak and so on. Mt. Chhukung Ri is a part of the Khumbu Three Peaks, that are Pokalde Peak, Island Peak and Chhukung Ri Peak itself.
The climb to Mt Chhukung Ri is considered easy and does not require enough alpine mountaineering experience. The trek to the Base Camp of Chhukung Ri is very adventurous and offers us astounding scenes of the wonders of nature. Nepal Mountaine..
Mt. Machermo, situated in Mahalangur Region, is 6237 meters tall and involves one of the most interesting ascents among the climbing peaks in Nepal. The Base Camp is set up above the rocky meadows and moraines around 5140 meters which can be reached through yak pastures on the way of Gokyo trek. Further climb ascends on the rock and snow slopes to reach the top. The same path descends to the Base Camp.
The summit of Mt. Machermo rewards us with the charismatic views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Cho-oyu, Mt. Kantega, Mt. Kusum Khagaru, Mt. Kongde, Mt. Twache pea..
Mt. Phari Lapcha, situated in Khumbu Region, rises from yak pastures above the village in a uniform slope to the final summit pyramid which is an undistinguished snow and ice slope. The peak looks more interesting from Ongre and can be seen as a curved ridge, with the face above Pisang being the truncated southern end of the mountain.
Climbing in Phari Lapcha is one of the most popular expeditions in Nepal as it offers extremely challenging, alpine-style, kilometer-tall lines on steep mixed ice and rock at a relatively low attitude. The peak is elevated 6017 meters high and the summits offe..
Mt. Nirekha, standing 6159 meters tall in the Mahalangur Region, deep in the Himalayas close to the Tibetan border, is hidden among the well-known gigantic mountains like Everest, Cho Oyu, and Cholatse. The summit of the peak is considered as the most famous viewpoint among all the peaks in Nepal where we can have the gorgeous panoramas of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Makalu, Baruntse, Cho Oyu, Thamserku, Ama Dablam and many other peaks.
The climb to Nirekha peak is straightforward and requires ice- axe, crampons and some fixed rope sections. A good level of fitness and enthusiasm..
Mt. Ombigaichen, in the Mahalangur Solukhumbu Region of Nepal, is one of the frequently climbed peaks ever since it was opened in 2002 for climbing. This peak is 2.3 kilometers south-east of Ama Dablam on the extended ridge that joins Ama Dablam with Baruntse.
The height of Ombigaichen Peak is 6340 meters and its summit offers us the mesmerizing views of Mt. Everest (8850), Lhotse (9501m), Nuptse (7879m), Makalu (8475m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Baruntse (7720m) and more.
The journey to Ombigaichen peak climbing startswith a pleasant flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. The track from here leads gr..
Mt. Langsisa Ri is 6440 meters high and located in Langtang Region. The ascent to this peak is technically challenging and requires full climbing equipment such as ropes, ice-axe, tents etc. The journey to Mt. Langsisa Ri takes us the way of Langtang River with traditional Tamang culture and border of Tibet with a view of fields enclosed by stone walls as well as herds of yaks.
The major hallmark of this expedition is the panoramic views we get from the summit of the breathtaking Himalayas like Langtang Lirung (7246m), Ganesh Himal (7604m), Dorje Lakpa (6988m), Shishapangma (8035m), Naya ka..
Mt. Larkya, in the Manaslu Range Gorkha district of Nepal, is elevated 6249 meters high and offers exquisite views of Manaslu, the Annpurnas, Ganesh Himal and many other gigantic peaks. This peak has also a subsidiary peak- Sano (small) Larkya which is 5807 meters high.
Mt Larkya Peak is a rarely climbed peak and permits have only been issued to climb Larkya Peak since 2002 by Mountaineering Association of Nepal. The route to the expedition passes through many villages of the Tibetan origin where we get opportunity to blend ourselves in their unique culture and lifestyles.
Mt. Yubra, located in the Langtang Region of Nepal is a rarely climbed peak that presents astonishing views of Lantang Lirung (7246m), Dorje Lakpa (6990m) Ganesh Himal, Langsisa Ri, Naya Kanga, Shishapangma (8027m) etc. The trek follows the regular route of the famous Langtang trek up to Kyangjin Gompa and then heads to the base camp of Yubra Himal.
Yubra Himal is 6035 meters high and technically difficult peak to climb. The ascent requires physical fitness, equipment like rope ice-axe, crampons, harness, tents and climbing experience. This expedition is especially for those who are keen to..
Mt. Kanguru, also known as Kusum Kanguru, is a triple summited mountain in the Khumbu Region of Nepal. The name 'Kusum Kanguru' means 'Three Snow-White Gods' in the Sherpa language. The main north-south ridge of Kusum Kanguru forms the border between the Dudh Koshi to the west and the Hinku Valley to the east. The mountain is the main source of the Kusum Khola (or Thado Koshi Khola) which flows westward to merge into the Dudh Koshi at the village of Thado Koshi. Kusum Kanguru is one of the first high snowy mountains that is seen when trekking from Jiri to Mount Everest base camp.
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Mt. Kongde Ri, elevated 6187 meters high is considered as a holy mountain by the inhabitants of Khumbu Region. The peak is situated prominently in Namche Bazaar, the main cultural and market center of Sherpas. The mountain stands above the Bhote Koshi River to the south-west of Namche Bazaar. The northern part of the mountain forms an impressive barrier having several steep ridges to the north.
Mt. Kongde Ri is a multi-summit peak and was first summited in 1975. The route to the summit can be accessed via north face and south face. However, all the routes climbed to date are difficult and i..
Mt. Parchemuche, elevated 6273 meters high, is a popular climbing peak of Rolwaling trekking region opened for climbing under the authority of Mountaineering Association Nepal. This attractive snow peak lies south of the Tasi Lapcha. This climb is strictly required for trekkers crossing the high Tasi Lapcha (5,755m) to Namche Bazaar in the Everest Region. It also can be approached from the off beaten trail of Rolwaling region.
The summit of the peak presents extraordinary views of Langtang, Everest, Gauri Shankar, DorjeLakpa, Chobabhamre,Menlungtse, Mt. Tashi Lapcha and many other peaks. W..
Mt. Ramdung, also called Mt. Ramdung Go, in the upper Rolwaling area, is one of a cluster of peaks around the Yalung La (5310m). Yalung La is a pass giving access to the upper Rolwaling from the south via Khare Khola. The peak stands 5925 meters tall and the summit blesses every climbers with gorgeous views of Mt. Gaurishankar and Mt. Menlungtse. The peak was first scaled by Scottish Himalayan expedition led by Bill Murray in 1952. Since then, Ramdung has been climbed numerous times and proves to be an ideal summit for groups wanting to trek and climb in the less visited Rolwaling Himal area..View Details