Top 5 Peaks for Climbing in Nepal

Peak Climbing in Nepal, Trekking
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No doubt, Himalayas are the center of mountaineering, with the highest peak in the world, but if you don’t have enough time and budget, there are many peaks in Nepal that takes just few days to climb. Nepal is truly blessed with beautiful soaring Himalayas suitable for every level of peak climbing and expeditions.

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Nepal Mountaineering (NMA) has officially managed the list of climbing peaks in Nepal. They make entire details of group and permits. Climbers must take a permit from immigration for higher expedition. They have listed 33 different climbable peaks in Nepal. There are two group of climbing peaks in Nepal.

“Group A”- Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) grouped 15 summits out of 33 in group A and NMA issues the climbing permits for these peaks depends upon the seasons you are intending to climb. The cost for climbing category A peaks in summer costs ($250), autumn costs ($150), winter costs ($70) and summer costs ($70). It is mandatory to deposit $250 (refundable) for garbage deposit before issuing the permit. Yala Peaks and Chukkung Ri are two peak in Group A that have height of above 5,000m beside these peaks all are above 6,000m.

“Group B”- There are more than 1,300 peaks in Nepal and among them 18 peaks falls under NMA category B peak out of 33 climbable peaks. NMA category B peaks climbing in Nepal are technically easy but the ice and rock climbing experience or knowledge is required. The cost for category B peak climbing in Nepal costs same as category B except for peak (Singu Chuli) – $400 at summer, $200 autumn, $100 winter and $100 summer.

These trekking peaks in Nepal gives you the mountaineering knowledge, experience and inspiration for climbing the peaks above “8,000m”.

Below are top five easy peaks for climbing in Nepal- just remember to do full research and arrangement before embarking on your climbing expeditions. Don’t forget- Safety is always prime concern.

(1) Island Peak

Island peak is first choice of climbers that is non-technical peak climbing in Nepal. Island peak summit offers the astounding view of Everest, Everest and several 8,000m+ peaks. Island peak is most popular trekking peak in Nepal that follows the classical route of Everest Base Camp.

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Island Peak Climbing Facts

  • Location: Solukhumbu
  • Summit Elevation: 6,189m
  • Climbing Days Required: 1 to 2 days
  • Difficulty level: PD (little difficult)
  • Best Seasons: April-May and October-November
  • Accommodation: Teahouse and Camping. Camping during the summit ascend

(2) Mera Peak

Mera peak is one of most sought and easy climbing peak in Nepal that takes you to the elevation of 6,461m at the summit. The access to Mera Peak is quite difficult. Located at the edge of famous Khumbu region, Mera Peak climbing is great opportunity to experience the real Himalaya climbing in Nepal without a great effort as Everest or other 8,000m+ peaks. Despite of its inaccessibility and standard elevation, the trekking route to its fairly easy.

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Mera Peak Climbing Facts

  • Location: Solukhumbu
  • Summit Elevation: 6,476m
  • Climbing Days Required: 3 days
  • Difficulty level: PD (little difficult)
  • Best Seasons: September-November and March-May
  • Accommodation: Teahouse and camping, camping during the summit ascend
  • Duration: 16 days or more

(3) Lobuche East Peak

Lobuche East peak is the great alternative to Mera Peak climbing that is more close to the Everest Base Camp Trekking trail. There are mainly two peaks- Lobuche East and Lobuche West. West section is quite strenuous and challenging. East peak is for novice climber that doesn’t require technical knowledge and experience. The close-up view of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama-Dblam and Pumori can been seen form the summit of the peak.

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Lobuche East Peak Climbing Facts

  • Location: Solukhumbu
  • Summit Elevation: 6,119m
  • Climbing Days Required: 3 days
  • Difficulty level: fairly easy
  • Best Seasons: Mid-March-May and October to Mid-December
  • Accommodation: Teahouse and camping, camping during the summit ascend
  • Duration: 14 days or more

(4) Pisang Peak Climbing

Pisang peak is one of the most non-expedition peak in Nepal that locates opposite of Annapurna II (7,937m) and shouldering right above Pisang village in Annapurna region. The peak summit serves the fantastic views of Mt. Manaslu (8,163m), Mt. Annapurna II (7,937m), Annapurna II (7,555m), Annapurna IV (7,525m) and multiple neighboring peaks. This peak is technically difficult in comparison to other peaks. So climbers need to be physically fit and preferably have previous mountaineering experience.

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Pisang Peak Climbing Facts

  • Location: Annapurna region
  • Summit Elevation: 6,092m
  • Climbing Days Required: 3 days
  • Difficulty level: PD + Difficult
  • Best Seasons: March-April and September-November
  • Accommodation: Teahouse and camping, camping during the summit ascend
  • Duration: 14 days or more

(5) Dhampus Peak Climbing

Dhampus Peak Climbing also known as Thapa Peak is technically easy and classing climbing peak in Annapurna region of Nepal. Dhampus peak is nestled at north-east of Mount Dhaulagiri massif. The Dhampus peak features the view of more than 30 magnificent peaks that includes Machhapuchre, Annapurna I and Manaslu. More, the fascinating view of gigantic Dhaulagiri and Tukuche will leave you breathless.

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Dhampus Peak Climbing Facts

  • Location: Annapurna region
  • Summit Elevation: 6,019m
  • Climbing Days Required: 1or 2 days
  • Difficulty level: Fairly Easy
  • Best Seasons: March-April and October-November
  • Accommodation: Teahouse and camping, camping during the summit ascend
  • Duration: 15 days or more

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