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The Best Mountaineering Places in Nepal

Posted by:  | Date: August 31, 2013

Nepal is one of the finest places in the whole world for mountaineering. For several years now, this activity has been the main tourist attraction activity in Nepal, drawing several travelers and people seeking adventure from all over the world. To a mountaineer, Nepal is simply paradise. This country has eight of the world’s highest mountains.

There are various mountains in this country that are visited every year by trekkers and mountaineers from different parts of the world. If you enjoy mountain climbing and you want to try it out in this exceptionally lovely country, then you should have an idea of which part of Nepal to visit. Below is a list of places you should visit for a thrilling mountain climbing activity in Nepal:

Mount Everest

Mount Pumori

  • It is situated at the center of Nepal Himalayas with an altitude of 23,494feet. It is considered a technical climb’ in Nepal among the other mountains that are difficult to climb. 
  • You can find this mountain just about eight kilometers from Mount Everest on the west. In fact, this mountain’s name means “unmarried daughter” being the daughter mountain of Mount Everest.

Mount Amadablam

  • This is a rocky mountain that is situated at KhumbuHimal, Nepal. It has an altitude of 22,467 feet, though its key attraction is its picturesque beauty. 
  • Many mountain climbers climb this mountain because they want to see the beauty that lies in this superb mountain. Getting to its peak is almost like being in a dreamland. It is absolutely breathtaking!

Mount Baruntse

  • This mountain is located in Khumbu area along the east of Nepal. It is famous for its crown of glaciers,that is Imja, Barun, and Hunku Glaciers.
  • Climbing this mountain is a little difficult, even for climbers with experience. An avalanche once struck a climber in the year 2010.

Mount Dhaulagiri

  • This mountain belongs to the list of the challenging mountains in the country. It has an altitude of 26,795 feet and is situated in Pokhara, Nepal. 
  • It is regarded as the world’s seventh highest mountain and is referred to as “White Mountain” because of the snow casing its peeks.

Mount Makalu

  • With an elevation of 27,765 feet, Mount Makalu is ranked as the fifth highest mountain in the universe. It is found just about fourteen miles from Mount Everest to the east. 
  • Its faultless pyramid structure is what makes this mountain a well-known yet challenging mountain to climb in the country.
  • Only professional and knowledgeable mountain climbers are allowed to climb the mountain because of its elevation.

Lastly, always put into consideration your experience and skill in mountain climbing while climbing Nepal’s mountains. They are often challenging to climb, even though many climbers carry on with climbing them, just to have a look at the outstanding beauty of Nepal’s mountains. It is also worth knowing that you should embark on the audacious exercise according to your capability. In case you lack strong physical stamina, to reach do not carry on to excessively high tops. You may get yourself into trouble. Chances are available for all kind of people. In case you are weak and old in age, appreciate trekking at lower heights.

If you need to pass through USA in order get a flight to Nepal, it is advisable that you submit your ESTA application in time. Also remember that only citizens of the 37 visa waiver countries are qualified to own ESTA document. Therefore check in advance and look for an alternative in case you are not eligible.


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