Nepal is home of the Himalaya; kingdom of many mountains. There are many mountains in Nepal. Nepal has eight 8000 meter mountains of fourteen in the world. There are unnumbered 7000 meter and 6000 meter peaks in Nepal. Following are the most popular mountains of Nepal:
1) Mount Everest (8848m): The highest peak on earth
Mount Everest is highest peak on earth and it is suited in northwest of Nepal, Solukhumbu. The height of Mount Everest is 8850 meter from the sea level. Ever since the highest peak in the world was identified by Geological Survey of India in 1852, this mountain has fascinated and drawn attention of climbers from around the world. This mountain is initially climbed by legendary climbers Edmund Hillary and Tenzin Norgey Sherpa. And Mount Everest is the most awaited peak and it is one of place to be visited before you die. And to reach at the base camp of Everest, we have designed a trekking trip ‘Everest Base Camp Trek’ which will allows to reach the Everest and can you’ll golden opportunity to observe Mount Everest more closer.
2) Mount Kanchenjunga (8586m): Third highest mountain on earth
World’s second highest mountain is located in Pakistan, but world’s third highest mountain Mount Kanchenjunga is located in Nepal. Before Everest discovered as world’s highest mountain, people considered Mount Kanchenjunga as the highest mountain in the world. This mountain lies in 128 km east from Everest. To see this world’s third highest mountain, we have prepared ‘Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek’ which will allow you to reach very closer to Kanchenjunga and can see other mountains.
3) Mount Lhotse (8516m): Fourth highest mountain on earth
Mount Lhotse (8,516m) is the fourth highest mountain in the world suited in Khumbu and it is connected with world’s highest mountain Mount Everest. And to see this mountain very closely Everest Base Camp Trek and Everest Three High Passes Trek will take you to closer to this mountain.
4) Mount Makalu (8463m):
Mount Makalu (8,463m) is the fifth highest mountain in the world. Makalu is located in 20 km east of Everest. And it lies in the Makalu Barun National Park and is known for its perfect pyramid shape with four sharp ridges. To see this mountain closely, our trip ‘Makalu Base Camp Trek’ is perfect trip.
5) Mount Dhaulagiri (8167m): Seventh highest mountain on earth>
Dhaulagiri (8,167m) is the seventh highest mountain in the world. To see this mountain, ‘Round Dhaulagiri Trek’ is suitable trek. And this trek is perfect combination of nature and many mountains.
6) Mount Manaslu (8163m): Eight highest mountains on earth
Mount Manaslu (8,163m) is the eighth highest mountain in the world. And ‘Manaslu Circuit Trek’ will take you the base camp of Mount Manaslu and will bring you more closely to this mountain.
7) Mount Annapurna I (8091m): Tenths highest on earth
Mount Annapurna I (8091 meter) is situated in mid western part of Nepal. Annapurna range is a series of peaks 55 km long with the highest point, Annapurna I, which stands 8091m in altitude, making it the 10th-highest mountain in the world.Mount Annapurna I is located in a spectacular setup, east of a great gorge cutting through the Himalayas by the Kali Gandaki River, which separates it from the Dhaulagiri massif lies only 34 km west.
8) 7000m mountains:
Nepal has always been the Shangri-La for mountaineers. Nepal has eight mountains of 8000 meter including highest peak on earth, Mount Everest and many 7000 meter peaks. There are altogether 414 peaks open for climbing in Nepal. Among 414 peaks, there are more than seventy-two peaks of 7000 meter. Before attempting to climb 8000 meter peaks, all the mountaineers do climb 7000 meter peaks. Trekking Experts offers wide ranges trekking trip which allows you to see those 7000 meter peaks. Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Round Annapurna Trek, Everest Panorama Trek etc are some of trips to see 7000 meter peaks.
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