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5 Best Peak Climbing Destinations In Nepal| Peak Climbing In Nepal

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Being home to eight of the 14 Highest mountains in the world, Nepal is the best destination for Mountaineering enthusiasts. You are experienced climber or amateur trekkers, Nepal offers a wide range of Trekking and Climbing adventure. Peak climbing in Nepal gives you the experience of both trekking and mountaineering. The increasing popularity of the trekking peaks in Nepal is down to the fact that visitors not only get to trek some of the world’s popular trails but also experience the thrills of mountaineering. Nepal opened its peaks for mountaineers worldwide in 1949. Ever since it continues to ignite the imagination of mountaineering and climbing enthusiasts worldwide.

1. Island Peak

There are many peaks climbing in Nepal. Among them Island Peak is one of the popular Peak Climbing in Nepal and, also known as Imja Tse which is situated on the pinnacle of the glacier known as Chukung, connecting Ama Dablam and Lhotse Mountains with an elevation of 6165m. It offers an exhilarating climbing beyond the simple trekking.

During climbing we can observe more than 6000+ mountains so; this climbing grade is considered as Alpine PD+.  We have to carry necessary tents like kitchen tents, dining tents, toilet tents, mattresses, kitchen equipment while climbing the peak because we can’t find any tea houses during climbing. We ensure the medically trained and experienced group leader to lead your trip to Island peak climbing. The month of April to May in Spring Season and October to November in autumn season is an appropriate time for climbing Island Peak.  
Climbing to Island peak begins with the 30 minutes of scenic view flight from Kathmandu to Lukla also known as Tenzing – Hillary Airport. From Lukla we trek to Everest Base Camp (EBC) and from EBC we trek to Chukung via Periche and start to climb Island peak. 

2. Mere Peak – The Highest Trekking Peak in Nepal

As other peaks Mere Peak is charming pick all over the world. The height of Mere Peak is nearly about 6476m from the sea level so, that it is the highest peak in Nepal; Mere peak is suitable for climbers, as a normal people can also climb this trek; it is moderate to all trekkers.  

After an exciting flight to Lukla, we begin the Mera Peak trek from Namche Bazar. The view from the summit is one of the finest in the Himalayas with five spectacular 8000 meter peaks visible. Mt. Everest (8848m), Cho – Oyu (8201m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8463m), Kanchenjunga (8586m) as well as Nuptse (7855m) and Chamlang (7319m).  Great Nepal Treks & Expedition is one of the best company to manage the program for mountain expedition and peak climbing in Nepal. Actually, Mere Peak is not technically difficult climbing snow angle rarely beat 40 degrees so, the climbers don’t need much experience to climb Mere Peak.

3. Yala Peak

Yala Peak in Nepal is one famous peak which is moderate to all who loves trekking. Its height is 5720 m from the sea level. While climbing you can offer a great experience of adventure trekking trail in Langtang region. Any climbers don’t need a well-prepared training to trek in Yala peak.

During the period of climbing will have stunning views of many beautiful mountains – Langtang Lirung (7246m), Lenpo Gang (7083m), Dorje Lakpa (6990m) and mighty Shishapangma (8027m) on the Tibetan sides. The best season to climb Yala Peak is spring and autumn. This climbing starts from Syabrubesi after 5 hours drive from Kathmandu, then after hiking for around 5 days, we reach Langtang valley. Yala climbing gives you several opportunities to visit Buddhist Monasteries, know Tibetian Buddhist culture and historical phenomena. The last 400 m is on ice so we will be using crampons, ice ax and rope. From the summit, we can see Shishapangma (8046 m) and the fluted Gangchempo (6388 m). 

4. Chuli East Peak

As other Peak in Nepal, Chuli East Peak is one of the technical peaks climbing which is located at north part form Annapurna Base Camp where you can experience one of the superb climbing activities. Its height is 6584m from the seal level Annapurna II, III and IV, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho Peak and Manaslu are some peaks which we can observe during climbing.

The climb is collective with the classic trek around the Annapurna massif, uphill the Marshyangdi valley and crossing the Thorong La, before downhill the Kali Gandaki valley to Pokhara. The climb is strictly straightforward and you should be familiar with the use of your equipment, crampons, harness, ice ax, tying knots and handling climbing ropes. Chulu east peak was first climbed in 1955by a German expedition via northeast ridge. Those who have dreamed about Mountaineering, Chulu East give an unforgettable challenging experience for them. Manang Valley, Jomsom, and Holy Muktinath are the main attraction of these trials.

5. Lobuche peak

Lobuche peak Climbing is one more well-known climbing peak in Nepal with two summits, i.e. Lobuche East and Lobuche West. Comparable to Island peak Lobuche peak is also easily accessible. Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) listed this Peak climbing as Open Climbing Peak as it includes different adventurous activities like Icefall.  Comparision between Lobuche East and Lobuche west, Lobuche East is easier and pleasurable than Lobuche West which is considered as multipart and tricky.

Even though you can view the most stunning view from the summit is coined as an awesome. Spring and autumn is the best time to climb Lobuche Peak.

Climbing to Lobuche peak begins with the 30 minutes of scenic view flight from Kathmandu to Lukla also known as Tenzing – Hillary Airport. From Lukla, we trek to Everest Base Camp (EBC) via Pheriche and from EBC we trek to Lobuche Base Camp and start to climb Lobuche Peak. 

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