Top 5 Popular Peak Climbing of Nepal

12 Jun 2019 Prakash Devkota

Top 5 Popular Peak Climbing of Nepal

Trekking peak in Nepal offers us the opportunity to climb the most Popular Peak Climbing of Nepal Himalayan summit as well as experience the taste of living in the wilderness. Moreover, we get to view the majestic scene of various mountains which are famous all over the world like Mt Everest, Mt Annapurna, Mt Lhotse, etc.

Nepal is most popular for peak climbing as it has less technical climbing peaks for which much knowledge of climbing and mountaineering is not required. Nevertheless, one should be physically fit and mentally sound while preparing themselves for activities like this.

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    Various rules and restrictions are imposed by the government for regulating the climbing of peaks because of safety, economic, environmental and cultural concerns.


    What is Peak Climbing?

    Peak Climbing is a high altitude mountaineering adventure sport which requires both technically and physically challenging activity during the expedition. Peak Climbing is performed on the high Himalayas that rise above 6000 m and plus.

    Nepal Mountaineering Association classifies the peaks as trekking peaks which generally falls under 5000m to 7000m altitude range. Currently, the Nepal Government has recognized and opened 362 peaks for peak climbing and mountaineering which provides a golden opportunity to summit high mountains peaks for adventure lovers.

    It is illegal to climb peaks without getting a permit from the Nepal Mountaineering Association(NMA). NMA issues you a permit upon a request without a hassle but you need to provide garbage deposit which is refundable. You need to find a guide who is familiar with the mountains and the route they will take as well as don’t forget to check whether they are trained to guide or not registered with NMA.

    Top 5 Popular Peak Climbing of Nepal

    1. Island Peak Climbing

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    Island peak trekking(6189m/20299ft)

    Island Peak Climbing also is known as Imja Tse is the first choice for many climbers who are looking to summit 6000m peaks. It lies in Sagarmatha National Park of eastern Nepal which rewards us with mesmerizing views of Mt Everest, Mt. Makalu, etc one we summit the peak. You can also combine your Everest Base Camp Trek with Island Peak Climbing.

    • Location: Solukhumbu
    • Altitude: 6189m
    • Total Trip Days: 16
    • Time to Visit: April – May, and October – November

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    2. Mera Peak Climbing

    Successful summit Mera Peak
    Successful summit Mera Peak

    Mera Peak is the highest ever permitted trekking peaks of Nepal located southeast of Island Peak. It is an ideal climb for people who previously didn’t have climbing experience but still want to submit the mountains of Nepal. The trek to Mera Peak Climbing begins from Lukla which is the gateway to Khumbu and entire Everest region of Nepal. You have to overcome some technical climbing sections during the expedition.

    • Location – Solukhumbu
    • Altitude – 6470 m
    • Total Trip  Days – 18
    • Time to Visit – September – November

    Also see: Gears and Equipment for Mera Peak

      3. Lobuche Peak Climbing

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      Our Guest Feeling relief after Climbing

      Lobuche Peak can be a better alternative to Island Peak as it is closer to Everest Base Camp Trekking Trail. Lobuche Peak is less crowded and requires experienced mountaineer to overcome the difficulties. Lobuche has two different peaks: Lobuche East and Lobuche West. Lobuche East is suitable for beginner climbers while Lobuche West is much harder to the summit. During the journey, you will get to explore and experience the villages influenced by Tibetian culture.

      • Location: Solukhumbu
      • Altitude: 6119 m
      • Total Trip Days: 18
      • Time to Visit: Mid March to May and October to Mid December

      Read More >> 6000m – 6500m | Lobuche East Peak Climbing

      4. Pisang Peak Climbing

      View of Pisang Peak from Chame (2710m/8891ft)
      View of Pisang Peak from Chame (2710m/8891ft)

      Pisang Peak Climbing is a towering peak that lies above the small village of Pisang which stands in the shape of a pyramid. It is moderate climbing peak and most sought climbing destinations in Nepal.  Expedition to Pisang includes two of the most hidden valleys: Manang and Mustang. Pisang Peak is a complete taste over Annapurna Circuit Trek. You will also get an opportunity to march towards the biggest Thorong La Pass.

      • Location: Annapurna
      • Altitude: 6091 m
      • Total Trip Days: 19
      • Time To Visit: March to April and September to November

      Read More >> Pisang Peak

        5. Amadablam Expedition

        View from top of Amadablam
        View from the top of Amadablam (6812m/22343ft)

        Mt Amadablam is one of the world’s mesmerizing and beautiful mountains which lies in the Everest Khumbu’s region. It is the most technical peak ever that has been opened up for climbing. Amadablam is also known as Matterhorn of Himalayas and has a climbing grade of TD(extremely difficult). Amadablam Expedition is also known as the practising mountain before summiting the mighty Mt. Everest.

        • Location: Solukhumbu
        • Altitude: 6856 m
        • Total Trip Days: 28
        • Time to Visit: April to May and September to October

        Read More: Ama Dablam Expedition


        Prakash Devkota

        Managing Director and Team Leader

        Mr. Prakash Chandra Devkota is an established name in the Tourism Sector in Nepal. He is a focused individual gifted with a brilliant mind. He is also hugely dedicated to social work. Born in the Gorkha district, a beautiful hilly region of Nepal, he first entered the tourism industry as a guide in 1997. He has gained extensive experience in almost all the trekking and climbing routes like Mera, Island, Lobuche and, Ama Dablam, etc.

        He registered Nepal Guides Treks & Expedition in 2009 AD. Due to his passion for adventure and efforts to provide quality personalized service to his clients, he has established himself as a successful tourism entrepreneur. He has dedicated most of his time working diligently to elevate the tourism industry and collected more than 15 years of experience in organizing trekking and expeditions in Nepal, Bhutan, and India. He believes in the power of the tourism industry and the employment opportunities that can be created through it. He constantly looks for innovative ways to run the company.

        Mr. Devkota has always been an avid practitioner of eco-friendly tourism and has always promoted environmental conservation throughout his career. He motivates his staff to embrace eco-friendly tourism through responsible tourism practices. He believes promoting eco-tourism will preserve natural resources and positively impact the environment.