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Nepal Peak Climbing

Nepal, also formerly known as the Himalayan kingdom, became the world's focal point when Tenzing Norgay Sherpa of Nepal and Sir Edmund Hillary of New Zealand conquered Mt. Everest in 1953. But of course Mt. Everest is not Nepal’s only big mountain, and indeed the country is home to more than one thousand peaks over 6000m, including eight over 8000m.

Most of Nepal’s 8000m-plus mountains were conquered during the golden decade of climbing in the 1950s. Climbing by then had become an international affair with various nations vying with each other to be the first to climb the many different peaks.

Today the joys of mountaineering in Nepal can be combined with the pleasure of trekking. Mountaineering beginners can enjoy both trekking and peak climbing, mainly in the Everest, Annapurna and Langtang regions. And yes, there are still hundreds of virgin peaks to explore and to be the first one to summit.  

The Mountaineering Section of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation issues climbing permits for mountains above 5600m. The requisite official documents must be furnished when seeking permission to climb. About 121 peaks do not require liaison officers to be assigned to the expedition, but the rest can only be climbed with one.

The climbing of these peaks is controlled under the rules and regulations formulated by Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation. Detailed information and application forms for climbing permits are available from the registered trekking agencies in Kathmandu. It should be noted that in most cases the climbing of even these minor peaks requires snow and ice climbing experience. This experience can of course be obtained in Nepal, in the form of training (2-3 days) immediately prior to your climb. Trekkers with this training are often able to go above 6000 meters and set new personal records. And even if they don’t reach the top of the peak, climbing up among the big mountains is a truly unforgettable experience of a lifetime. 

 

Chulu West Peak Climbing - 23 days

Chulu West Peak Climbing

The Chulu West Peak is one of the most popular climbing peaks in the Annapurna region. It offers a serious climbing challenge for people wanting to explore the Annapurna Region.

Chulu West Peak is situated in a little valley two days’ trek north from Manang. The view from the ..

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Island Peak (Imja Tse) - 23 days

Island Peak (Imja Tse)

Island Peak (also known as Imja Tse) is one of the most popular trekking peaks in Nepal. It is a technically a challenging climb, requiring good physical fitness. Many mountaineers use Island Peak as a way to prepare for bigger Himalayan climbs down the track.

Island Peak offers..

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Lobuche Peak Climbing - 26 days

Lobuche Peak Climbing

Lobuche Peak is a beautiful trekking peak offering 360 degree views of the high Himalaya. 

From the stunning base camp site to the snowy summit ridge, Lobuche will keep you both physically challenged and visually delighted. The Summit offers spectacular views of the most popula..

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Mera Peak Climbing - 24 days

Mera Peak Climbing

Mera Peak is the highest and one of the most popular trekking peaks in Nepal. The summit of Mera Peak offers a panoramic view of Chamlang, Kangchenjunga, Makalu, and Baruntse in the east, and Mt. Cho-Oyu, Ama Dablam and Kangtega in the west. Everest can be viewed to the north ..

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Naya Khanga Peak Climbing - 18 days

Naya Khanga Peak Climbing

Naya Khanga Peak is a beautiful trekking peak in the Langtang Valley. Our Naya Khanga trip combines great trekking and challenging climbing. You will experience the scenic Langtang region, where you will pass through both ethnic Tamang and Tibetan villages. Indeed, easy access ..

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Pisang Peak Climbing - 21 days

Pisang Peak Climbing

Pisang Peak is the most popular trekking peak on the Annapurna Circuit. A German expedition made the first ascent of Pisang Peak in 1955, and since then it has been a favourite of many climbers. Access to the peak is gained from the eastern side of the circuit, about half way t..

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Tent Peak (Tharpu Chuli) - 22 days

Tent Peak (Tharpu Chuli)

Tent Peak is also known as the Tharpu Chuli. Lying just south of the Annapurna-I Base Camp, the Tharpu Chuli, or Tent Peak, summit offers magnificent panoramic views of magnificent snow-capped mountains of the Annapurnas. The beautiful landscape in the trekking section of the ..

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Thorong Peak (Khatung Kang) - 21 days

Thorong Peak (Khatung Kang)

Thorong Peak is a beautiful trekking peak located north of the main Annapurna mountain range, to the south of Thorong Pass. It is possible to climb this 6000m peak while doing the famous Annapurna Circuit trek

The peak we climb is clearly visible from our base camp at Thorong..

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Yala Peak Climbing - 17 days

Yala Peak Climbing

Yala Peak is a good introductory climbing peak for anyone who wants to stand on a Himalayan summit but who isn’t quite ready for anything over 6000m. The Yala Peak climb is not a highly technical one. Climbers need not have great outdoor experience, but should be at least mod..

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