Mountain Expedition in Nepal
Mountain Expeditions or Mountaineering is the prime attraction for Himalaya Trekking in Nepal. Nepal offers the world's best mountain climbing opportunity. Nepal is homeland of 8 peaks out of 14 peaks above 8000 meters high. Thousands of mountaineers visit Nepal to realize their dream of standing on the summit of the Himalayas.
Mount Everest was the challenge for all humanity to climb. But in 1952 this Mt. Everest peak was climbed by a New Zealander named Edmund Hillary and a Nepalese named Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. After that each year mountaineers from all over the world come here to make their dream come true climbing Everest. Like Mount Everest, there are 1310 identified Himalayan peaks in Nepal out of which 326 peaks have been opened for mountaineering.
Nepal offers Mountaineering expeditions similar to challenging and adventurous trekking in Nepal but such mountain expeditions involve basic mountaineering above the snow line using ice axes, crampons, ropes and necessary climbing gear under the careful instruction and supervision of the climbing guide.
Interested persons to do mountain expeditions need to be physically and psychologically strong in order to brave the harsh and challenging voyage ahead of the mountain expedition. A minimum of 30 days is required for the trekking and mountaineering expedition package in Nepal.
Mount Everest Expedition is considered as the world's most challenging mountaineering adventure. Mt Everest (8,848 m.) is the world's highest mountain peak lies in Nepal and thousands of trekkers, climbers visit this dream destination to Mt Everest base camp every year.
Mount Manaslu Expedition (8162m.) is the 8th highest mountain climbing in the world. The mountain is popularly known as Kutang among the locals. Manaslu means "Mountain of the Spirit" and it comes from the Sanskrit word Manasa, meaning "intellect" or "soul". Situated in the Midwest of Nepal, mount Manaslu is one of the beautiful peaks and least climbed mountain in Nepal.
Shisapangma is the fourteenth highest mountain and the last mountain above 8000 meters for a mountaineering expedition. Mount Shisapangma lies in Tibet near the high peaks of Langtang in Nepalese border and opened for climbing to western mountaineers in 1978 by the Chinese authority.
Mount Cho Oyu (8,201m) is an ideal choice for mountaineers to taste the summit above eight thousand meters. Cho Oyu expedition is an easy mountain expedition in comparison with other peaks about 8000meters. Cho Oyu, the beautiful mountain is standing in the high above the Tibetan plains on the Nepal-Tibet border and it is the world's 6th highest mountain.
Ama Dablam Expedition gives you the mountain climbing opportunity on the prettiest peak of the world in Neal. The southwest face of the mount Ama Dablam hangs a glacier that resembles to the sacred ornament box called ‘Dablam’ which is worn by the Sherpa women in the local Sherpa community. That is why the mountain was named as “Ama Dablam”. Sitting alongside Mt Everest in the Khumbu Region, it offers an exciting mountain climbing up through a stunning ridge.
Pumori (7169m) Expedition is not of high technical difficulty to climb and well known climb over the stunning peak lies in the Upper Khumbu region. Towering on the Nepal-Tibet Border, this Pumori Peak is well known for its scenery. Pyramid shaped mount Pumori is a fantastic mountaineering objective. Pumori expedition is a popular mountain expedition above 7000 meters.
Mount Kanchenjunga Expedition peak is the third highest peak of the world lies on the Nepal-India Border section of the mighty Himalaya. The peak of Kanchenjunga was first ascended by a British Expedition team of Joe Brown and George Band in May 25, 1955. The name "Kanchenjunga" literally means "the Five Treasures of Snows", as it contains five peaks, of which four of them are over 8,450 m (27,720 ft).