Mountain Expedition in Nepal
Mountain Expedition is one of the prime tourism activity in Nepal. Nepal has eight out of 14 of the world's 8000 meter peaks with total number of 1310 snow peaks over 6000 meters. Expedition on Pumori, Amadablam, Baruntse are considered the popular among 6000 & 7000 meter peaks where as Dhaulagiri , Makalu , Manaslu, Lhotse , Everest are the 8000 meter peaks for the challenging climbing in Nepal.
Mount Expedition is one of the most famous and most demanded activities in the tourism industry of Nepal. Adventure lovers have always admired the expedition routes of this country. This activity is however a pleasant as well as adventurous one. Nepal has been the favourite destination for mountain climbers because of the beautiful geographical design of the country.
Nepal is rich in geographical diversity. The varieties of altitudes provide mountaineers a wide range of options. Mount Everest, world’s highest mountain, lies in the lap of this country with a height of 8,848 meters. This mountain rewards the country with the name “Roof of the World”. Along with Mount Everest, this country owns eight mountains among the ten highest mountains in the world. In addition to this, there are altogether 14 mountains that are above 8,000 meters and 1,300 mountains that are above 6,000 meters in height. These reasons make this country a very suitable one for mountain expedition. The favourite mountains for mountaineers are among Mt Everest [8,848m/29,028ft], Mt Kanchenjunga [8,586m/28,169ft], Mt Lhotse [8,516m/27,939ft], Mt Makalu [8,463m/27,765ft], Mt Cho Oyu [8,201m/26,906ft], Mt Dhaulagiri [8,167m/26,794ft], Mt Manaslu [8,163m/26,781ft] and Mt Annapurna [8,091m/26,545ft].
A special permit is required in order to climb these mountains. Nepal Mountaineering Association [NMA] is authorized to grant permits for climbing the mountains of Nepal. Our team is an active member of the NMA and Nepal Tourism Board [NTB] and make arrangements for mountain climbing in Nepal.
Popular Expedition Peaks
Ama Dablam (6812m), one of the most beautiful mountain and small snowcapped peak of 6812m lying in the Everest region. Considered to be the most technical & difficult climbing. The mountaineers usually have to pitch 3 high camps to summit on it.
Baruntse(7129m.), a substantial and symmetrical snow peak , lies in the heart of Khumbu massif surrounded by some of the famous peaks of the world, Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Chamlang, Amadablam and Mera trekking peak. First ascended by Colin Todd and Geoff Harrow on 30 May 1954.
Dhaulagiri (8,167m.), The seventh highest mountain in the world, lies on north – west of Pokhara culminating high point at its eastern end. Dhaulagiri is almost uninque in the world in terms of its rise above local terrain, it rises 7000m. over Kaligandaki gorge the south east in about 30 km of aerial distance.
Annapurna 8091m is First Mountain is the lowest 8000m peak in World and which is situated in Nepal. There are four summits called Annapurna ; the entire massif forms a barrier on the northern side of the Pokhara valley. The main summit is to the west of Annapurna sanctuary.
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Cho Oyu stands high above the Tibetan plains on the Nepal / Tibet border, and is an ideal choice for mountaineers ready to test themselves on the eight thou sanders. The world's sixth highest mountain is to the locals a holy mountain. It was first climbed by S. Moechler, H. Tichy and p. Dawa Lama in 1954.
Shishapangma or Shisha Pangma,is the fourteenth-highest mountain in the world and, at 8,013 m (26,289 ft), the lowest of the eight-thousanders. It was the last 8,000 metre peak to be climbed, due to its location entirely within Tibet and the restrictions on visits by foreigners to the region imposed by Tibetan and Chinese authorities.