Peak Climbing in Nepal
Peak Climbing in Nepal is one of the most desired and challenging activities across the world. From the eight mountains that are above 8,000 m high to 1,310 mountains that are above 6,00 meters, Nepal is a dreamland for any climbers. Climbers that want to hone their climbing skills to mountaineers who wish to set different records for climbing the world’s highest mountain, Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Nepal is their destination.
Undoubtedly, climbing a peak in Nepal is very challenging and challenging. The altitude goes against you, and so does the geographical structure. But that’s what makes Nepal the best place for peak climbing. People who want to ascend mountains like Mt. Everest and Mt. Kanchenjunga prefer to climb over mountains that are over 6,000 m for their training. Also, Island Peak Climbing and Mera Peak Climbing are famous for this very reason.
Currently, in Nepal, there are 26 peaks available for climbing. While conserving the heritage, Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) has the authority to issue permits for these 27 peaks by the Mountaineering Section of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA). The numbers can increase, and more mountains will be available for climbing in the upcoming years for the climbers and explorers. You can read the list of peaks opened for climbing here: List of opened peaks.
Peak Climbing in Nepal offers you the excellent views of Sunrise and sunsets, other mountains that surround the peak. You can see the blooming nature once you start your peak climbing journey. There are several numbers of Sherpa guides who can help you get to the top. These people are locals of the Himalayas and the mountains are like their playground. You can find climbing gear, clothes, and other essential products in Thamel, Pokhara, or Jomsom.
Trekking in Nepal
Trekking in Nepal is hugely popular and attracts visitors from around the world. The main reason the tourism industry is booming because of trekking. It all started when Col Jimmy Robert’s organized a first commercial trek in the 1960s. Since then, trekking has been gaining popularity and leading the tourism industry. The geographical structure, the dense forest, and the mighty mountains make an ideal destination for trekking.
Nepal is both a culturally and geographically diversified country, which makes trekking in Nepal a lifetime experience. The plains in Terai have massive forests, abundant wildlife resources, and amazing people that make amazingly delicious foods. The higher region where several trekking trails exist in the Himalayan region. The people welcome visitors with an open heart. Mountains will watch and guide you throughout the trek and reward you in every step of the trek.
Annapurna region and Everest region are popular for trekking in Nepal. The trekking trails follow numerous routes that can lead you to several mind-blowing places. Some of the popular treks being Everest Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Mardi Himal Trek, and many more. While the trek at Annapurna Region is popular for its heavenly sunset that strikes on the range of Annapurna, Everest region trekking is famous for its high altitude and view of the top of the world’s highest mountain, Mt. Everest.
Considering your days on vacation and your physical condition there are so many grades of treks in Nepal. Ranging from the trek that lasts from 2-3 days to trek that lasts for a month or two. You can choose a trekking destination that’s suitable for you. Also, there are several grades of the trek listing from easy to very difficult. The easy treks are the treks that can be completed within 2 or 3 days. At the same time, challenging treks are those who are at high altitude and take several weeks.