Peak Climbing in Nepal

It is undeniable that there can be no other country so rich in mountains as Nepal and Nepal no doubt is the ultimate destinations for peak climbing, as it hosts 8 of the 14 world’s highest majestic Himalayas over 8,000 meters height as many as 1300 peaks in Nepal, offering an abundance of an adventurous experience for peak climbers, trekkers, and travelers from across the world.

Peak climbing is perhaps the most adventurous sport in Nepal. It is undeniable that there can be no other country so rich in mountains as Nepal. Nepal is home to 8 of the 14 world’s highest majestic Himalayas over 8,000 meters in height, offering an abundance of adventurous experiences for peak climbers, trekkers, and travelers from across the world. The world's highest peaks are Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Makalu (8,463 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m) Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m). Besides these world's highest peaks, Nepal is also home to more than 1,300 peaks over 6,000 m. of them the officials have opened as many as nearly about 400 peaks for climbing purpose including the world’s highest peaks, Mt. Everest (8,848 m). a source of fascination and inspiration for those who are utmost adventure seekers through peak climbing.

Although peak climbing attempts had taken place time majority of them were disastrous especially before, 1953. On May 29, 1953, duo Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hilary for the first time made it possible to successfully summit the world's highest peaks--Mt. Everest (8848 m). Following their success to the summit on the top of the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest, the number of people coming to Nepal for peak climbing has increased in Nepal.

The peak climbing sport has been in demanded not just that because it is adventurous but offers an amazing up-close view of the majestic Himalayas, incredible landscapes, equally, you will have an opportunity to explore the charming settlement of various ethnic/caste groups inhibiting alongside the trail, discover their distinctive culture, rituals, lifestyles, enjoy with their local dishes and delicacies, pass through a jungle filled with diverse flora and fauna. These are some of the testimonies of why peak climbing in Nepal is special and rewarding. Of many, the most popular peaks for the climbing trips organized frequently by Footprint Adventure are Mera peak, Yala peak, Island, Pisang, Lobuche, Chulu east and Chulu west, Mardi Himal peak climbing are some of the popular peaks in Nepal.

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