Climbing and Expedition in Nepal


It is no hidden secret that Nepal is known across the world as the land of the Himalayas as eight mountain peaks amongst the 14 peaks in the world that are above 8,000 meters of altitude are located in Nepal. Most popular of them all is of course the Mount Everest, world’s tallest mountain peak, situated along the northern part of the country. The presence of these Himalayan peaks is one of the major reasons why hundreds of thousands of foreigners visit this tiny Himalayan nation for Peak Climbing and Expedition in Nepal. Presence of Mount Everest has greatly boosted the prospects of Peak Climbing in Nepal. As we all know, Everest is the tallest mountain in the world with altitude of 8,848 meters from sea level. This is also the reason why Everest Trekking is one the popular trekking routes in the world and one of the major highlights of Peak Climbing in Nepal. Likewise, Mount Kanchenjunga is the third tallest peak in the world with an altitude of 8, 586 meters. Such beautiful mountains have made Peak Climbing in Nepal almost like an annual event when many foreigners visit the country to scale the mountains. Nepal tourism has fostered basically because of the abundance of beautiful and marvelous mountains and hence Peak Climbing in Nepal happens to be the most sought after adventure among the foreign tourists and trekkers.

Likewise, Mount Lhotse is the 4th highest peak in the world with an altitude of 8,516 meters located in the Khumbhu region. The 5th-8th highest peaks in the world also fall in Nepal with them being Mount Makalu (8462m), Cho Oyu (8201m), Dhaulagiri (8167m) and Manaslu (8156m). The last one in the list of above eight thousand meters is Annapurna I (8091m), the tenth highest peak in the world. The presence of all these lofty peaks has led to the popularity of Peak Climbing in Nepal. Some of the most popular Peak Climbing destinations in Nepal are Everest Trekking, Annapurna Trekking, Langtang Trekking, and many others. Annapurna Trekking, for an instance, is a famous route not just in Nepal but also worldwide for adventure trekkers.

Peak Climbing and Expedition in Nepal can be very technical, physically demanding and strenuous activity. It requires considerable prior climbing experiences and skills and Peak Climbing in Nepal is usually done in peaks which are around eight thousand meters of height. Acclimatization to the height is a very important thing that the trekkers need to think and consider before Peak Climbing. As Peak Climbing in Nepal is a challenging activity, for the ones who do not have prior climbing experience or for the amateur climbers, there are some other alternative mountains that are less than 8000m in altitude, but almost the same as compared to adventure and thrill associated with the peak climbing.