Nepal is a country with some of the most beautiful mountain peaks to trek for both beginners and mountaineers. Peak climbing in Nepal is one of the most loved activities, especially among the adventure freaks. Many trekkers from the different corners of the world come to explore the fun and adventure of climbing these peaks.
Major peaks to explore:
Trekking in the high altitude terrain is not easy. Therefore to explore these mountains, a prior permit from Nepal Mountaineering Association is required. This association is authorized to issue permits for trekking in peaks ranging from 5,555m to 6,654m. The peak climbing activity in Nepal includes climbing peaks falling with these ranges.
Many travel companies in Nepal offer trekking packages which include experienced porters and guides to make your trekking trip risk free.
The expedition on Mera peak could be a life-changing experience and is an ideal way to enjoy the Alpine habitat and scintillating Nepalese Himalayan Glaciers on the way of the trek.
Mera peak (6654m) being one among the highest trekking peak of Nepal needs a special permit. The trek on Mera peak is challenging, but the breathtaking view of Mt. Everest (8,848m) and the serene view of Khumbu valley will leave you awestruck. When you reach the peak top, you will be amazed to see some other highest peaks on this planet which includes Mt. Everest (8,848m), Cho-oyu (8,201m), Makalu (8,481m), Lhotse (8,516m) and Kanchenjunga (8,586m).
The pathway that leads you to the Mera peak is filled with the beauty of nature and no wonder you will be mesmerized to see the beautiful valleys on the way towards the peak. Although the slope is within 40 degrees, but the trek is not so easy. Furthermore, altitude is a problem but when you move slow and steady it allows your body to adapt to the high elevation.
It is advisable to remain fit and maintain sound health before you begin the hike as the high altitude could cause health issues. But for many, this expedition will be a lovely memory that will remain etched in their mind.
Island peak (6,169m) popularly known as Imja Tse is one of the most appreciated trekking peaks for hiking in the Himalayas. Trekkers will not only enjoy trekking in the snowy terrain but also enjoy the pathways along the Khumbu valley that will lead to the Island peak. The peak is named as Island peak since from Dingboche; the mountain looks like an Island in the midst of the sea of ice.
Island peak is one of the beginnings for many mountaineers who are proceeding towards further hiking in the Himalayas.
Peak climbing in Nepal is real adventure for trekkers and mountaineers, and you will love the hiking expedition in the mountains. These beautiful snow clad mountains with scenic views, and diverse biodiversity will make you fall in love with the Himalayas.