Top five best peak climbing in Nepal

Top five best peak climbing in Nepal

Trekking in Nepal is undoubtedly the most popular adventure activity that has been attracting trekkers and travel enthusiasts from all around the globe. With 1310 peaks above 6000m and 8 peaks above 8000m, Nepal allows both novices and experienced trekkers to summit the base camp of the world's highest peaks and get astounded by the sights of the majestic Himalayas.

 

Apart from the treks, Nepal has also been on the list of the trekkers willing to sign up for the challenging Peak climbing. Offering more than a dozen peak climbing options, every year thousands of enthusiastic trekkers visit Nepal to be a part of the climb that satisfy their hunger of being close to the mountains. Although peak climbing is purely technical and demands a high level of physical fitness, the view of the mountains after the summit is worth every pain and obstacles one come across the climb. Dedicating the blog to the mountain lovers who want to try something new than just the base camp treks, we have mentioned the top five best Peak climbing in Nepal.

 

With three peaks of the Everest regions and 2 peaks of the Annapurna region, the Top 5 best peak climbing in Nepal goes like,

 

Island Peak

  • Duration: 16-20 Days
  • Maximum Altitude: 6189m
  • Grade: Difficult
  • Location: Solukhumbu, Everest region
  • Best time for the trek: October to November and April to May

 

The Island Peak is a difficult climbing experience in the Khumbu region that covers half of the trekking trail to the popular Everest base camp trek until you branch off to Chukkung from Dingboche. Elevating at an altitude of 6189m, the peak offers outstanding sights of the Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu, Baruntse and Ama dablam. The island peak is actually an extension of the ridge of the Lhotse Sharand was named Island peak by Eric Shiptons, which was later renamed to Imja Tse.

 

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Mera Peak

  • Duration: 18-20 Days
  • Maximum altitude: 6654m
  • Grade: Difficult
  • Location: Solukhumbu, Everest Region
  • Best time for the climb: September to November

 

The Mera peak is the highest trekking peak of Nepal and elevates at an altitude of 6654m. Situating at an isolated part of the southeast Everest, the trek to the peak allows trekkers to admire the wilderness of the region.

The trek starting from Lukla continues to Chutanga, Tashing Ongma until you reach Mera La after 7-8 days trek. Upon summiting the Mera La, you will enjoy the magnificent panorama of Mount Everest (8848m), Kanchanjunga (8586m), Cho Oyu (8201m) Lhotse (8516m), and Makalu (8485m).

 

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Lobuje Peak

  • Duration: 18-20 Days
  • Maximum altitude: 6119m
  • Grade: Fairly Easy
  • Location: Solukhumbu, Everest Region
  • Best time for the climb: March to May and October-November

 

A peak climbing in Nepal that covers all the thrills of the Everest base camp trek with a summit to the vantage point, Kalapathar. The Lobuche peak, also known as Lobuje has two different peaks available for the summit, Lobuche east (6119m) and Lobuche west (6145m).  The Lobuche east is available as "trekking peak" whereas the west is available as "expedition peak". Lying close to the Khumbu glacier, the peak offers astounding sights of the glacier and the Everest.

 

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Pisang Peak

  • Duration: 18-20 Days
  • Maximum altitude: 6092m
  • Grade: Difficult
  • Location: Manang, Annapurna region
  • Best time for the climb: March to April and September to November

 

The Pisang peak climbing is a moderate climbing experience in the Annapurna region. The trail initially follows the Annapurna circuit trek through the ethnic village settlements of Chame, Dharapani, Pisang until you summit the base camp of the Pisang Peak. The climb also leads you to the highest pass in the Annapurna region, Thorong La pass. Upon summiting the peak, you will find yourself amid the Annapurna ranges, Glacier dome and Tilicho peak.

 

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Chulu West Peak

  • Duration: 18-20 Days
  • Maximum altitude: 6654m
  • Grade: Difficult
  • Location: Solukhumbu, Everest Region
  • Best time for the climb: September to November

 

Another popular peak climbing of the Annapurna region, Chulu west peak climbing is a moderate climbing experience into the Himalayas. The climb also follows the initial trail of the Annapurna circuit to the Manang village. From Manang, you will trek to the Chulu West Base Camp elevating at an altitude of 4820m. On summiting the peak, the soaring sights if the Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna will be visible.

 

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