Expedition in Nepal is the definitive adventure to scale the tallest and hardest summits in the Himalayas
We found you restlessly searching for climbing peaks in Nepal. It is good that you are on vacation and are planning this holiday to be adventurous. Mainly, you are trying to get that best mountain to scale among a plenty of choices which match with your taste and experience. Well, look no further, if you end up here, we will answer your curiosity by helping you all to pick out bestest of the best mountains for climbing in Nepal.
Nepal, the land of Himalayas, is famous for its more than 1310 mountains among which 8 of them are above 8000m and are listed in the world's highest peak. Nepal is a mountaineer's paradise which provides the best climbing experience to both experienced trekkers and novice climbers.
Mountaineering endeavors in Nepal turned into a popular experience sport everywhere in the world since Sir Hillary and Tenzing Norgay scaled Mt. Everest in May 1953. The draw of the Himalayas is overwhelming for mountain dwellers, in light of the fact that the Himalayas are the absolute best and most testing scope of mountains on earth. Their stunning excellence, endlessness, interest, enchantment and puzzle will consistently have a never-ending appeal for those that long to wander into this lofty Himalayan locale.
Autumn and spring are the best times of the year for Expeditions to the high mountain summits.
Rugged Trails Nepal is an active member of the Nepal Mountaineering Association and affiliated with Nepal tourism board for operating all Nepal Himalaya expeditions.
Nepal opened its mountains for climbing in 1949 and till date it has listed 326 mountains in the list of climbing mountains which are grouped into different categories depending on their height and under whose authority they lie. The Ministry of Tourism is responsible for the expedition peaks above 6,500 m, while the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) is responsible for the peaks that are below 6500m and above 5800m. Mountaineering to peaks below 5800m don't require permits from authorized members, however, they need to have other forms of permit to enter into that specific region.
What is Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA)?
Nepal Mountaineering Association is a non-governmental, non-profit and non-political organisation, which has been authorized to work as a national alpine association to promote mountain tourism, climbing sports and protect mountain environments. It has been mandated to issue permits for 33 mountains which have been categorized into group A and group B. Rest of others peak permits are given by the Government of Nepal, Nepal Tourism Board and Civil Aviation.
Compiled by Kushum Kharel