Peak Climbing in Nepal

2022-08-09 | Published By: Bold Himalaya

Nepal is the land of the Himalayas with 8,000 meters of the extended Himalayan region and boasts of more than 1,300 peaks over 5,500 meters. The eight of the world’s ten highest mountains including the world’s highest summit Mt. Everest (8,848.86m). This makes Nepal best known for mountains, mountaineering, and peak climbing. Currently, more than 326 peaks in Nepal are available for climbing/expeditions.
Nepal is a wise destination for peak climbing as you have a wide range of choices. Generally, peak climbing in Nepal means climbing peaks above 6000m (19685ft) to 7000m (22965ft). If you want to conquer the summit of trekking peaks, the Everest region, Kanchenjunga region, Annapurna region, Manaslu region, Langtang, and Dhaulagiri region offer the best experience of peak climbing in Nepal.

Peak climbing in Nepal doesn’t require any previous mountaineering experience but the knowledge of using a snow axe, crampons, and fixed ropes will become handy in several places. You should be physically fit to successfully conquer the summit of the peaks as the climbs are physically challenging.

Reason for Peak Climbing in Nepal

Most common reason for peak climbing in Nepal

  • Hundred of peaks to climbing 

  • Highest area altitude 

  • Unique culture along the way 

  • Great achievement

  • Amazing landscape & view

  • Experience high Himalaya flora and fauna 

Best time to peak climbing in Nepal

The best season for trekking and peak climbing is almost the same. Nepal consists of four seasons: Spring (March, April, and May), Summer (June, July, and August), Autumn (September, October, and November), and Winter (December, January, and February).
However, the Spring and Autumn seasons are the best seasons for climbing and trekking as the weather is good, the temperature is comfortable, and stable weather which means fewer chances of rain in the trekking area and snowfall in climbing the peaks.

April, May, October, and November are the busiest months as they are best for trekking weather-wise and trails get crowded during this time.

Some easy peak are climbing is still possible to climb in December month even though it is the coldest month in the Himalayas.

During summer, it's monsoon season and it rains everywhere whereas, during winter, it’s very cold higher up in the mountains. But due to the lower amount of people in the winter, some people like trekking at that time although some routes may be closed due to avalanche risk or too much snow in the area.

Preparation before going Peak climbing in Nepal

To achieve something so much extraordinary as reaching the top of the peak, you need certain preparations to be done. The three significant preparations that you need to cover are Physique and Training, Equipment required for the climb and mountaineering, and permits before you attempt to climb any one of those peaks.
Physique and Training

The climbers, who’re willing to climb and reach the top of mountains. But should have gone through intense mountaineering training. Also, they need to ensure that they’re in the best shape of their life, with an optimum fitness level. So that they’re able to ascend the peak successfully. It is recommended that before going for a climb on any mountains that is 6000 m high or above, you must have climbed comfortable level low altitude mountains. So that you have enough experience gathered to handle those giants.

Equipment Required For the Climb

You will need the following equipment during your expedition. Ice Axe, Crampons, Harness, Tape Slings, Screw Gate Karabiners, Descender (Eight Figure), \ Mountaineering Boots, Ascender (Jumar), Helmet, Snow Bar, Rope, Ice Hammer, Ice Screw, and Oxygen Cylinder (as per the requirement). Now, you could either choose to bring these tools along with you or hire them in Kathmandu.

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  • Mountaineering Permits

There are two main permits that the climber has to take to be able to climb the peaks. The first permit is the Trekking or National Park/ Region entry permit. The fees for the licenses range from a mere $20 to $500 depending on the area.

Likewise, the second permit that the climbers need to acquire is the climbing permit. The fees for a climbing permit range from a mere $250 to $11000. The climbers also need to pay an extra amount for Garbage Management in the mountains. The amount varies from $500 to $4000 depending on the mountains that you are interested to climb.

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Documents (Permits) needs for Nepal Peak Climbing

For peak climbing in Nepal, you will be required a permit from Nepal Mountaineering Association. As per your interest, you might need further permits based on your climbing journey. For example: if you are climbing in the Everest region that leads you through the Sagarmatha National Park, you will require a Sagarmatha National Park Entry permit.
Documents required for issue Permit:

Bank Voucher from Nabil Bank of Permit fee and Garbage Deposit.

Accidental insurance of 15 lakh, Medical insurance of 4 lakh, and rescue insurance of Climbing guide.

List of Nepal Peak climbing

List of Nepal Peak climbing

1. Mera Peak Climbing

Mera Peak is an exhilarating adventurous trip in Nepal that allows you to reach the summit of Mera Peak at more than 6,400 meters above sea level. It is the highest climbing peak in Nepal with an elevation of 6,476 meters with an excellent view of the high Himalayas that include Everest (8,848.86m), Cho Oyu (8,201m), Makalu (8,481m), Kanchenjunga (8,586m), Lhotse (8,516m) and other neighboring peaks. Mt. Mera peak doesn’t require technical peak climbing experience as the snow slopes do not exceed more than 30 degrees. There will be fixed ropes and you are safeguarded by fixed lines.


Summit Elevation: 6,476 m/ 21,246 ft

Mountain Range: Everest, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam

Total climbing duration: 6 to 7 hours per day

Total trip duration: 17-21 days

Best time to climb: Autumn season (September to November) and Spring season (March to May)

Permit required: Climbing Permit, Local Area permit, and Sagarmatha National Park entry permit

Trip starts/ Ending point: Lukla/ Lukla Mountain

Climbing experience:  No need, Even beginners can do

2. Island Peak Climbing

The climb to Island peak is the most popular trekking peak in Nepal which is also known as Imja Tse. It offers an exhilarating climbing experience beyond simply trekking in Nepal. The island peak with the Everest Base Camp trek is suitable for all novice climbers and experienced trekkers. It is the most climbed adventure peak in Nepal. The adventure trip offers some of the most amazing scenery in the world. From the lush green foothills to the towering Himalayas, trekkers will be surrounded by some of the most incredible natural beauty on earth. Climbing Island peak is not only trekking, it’s a real climb, serious mountaineering, and hence requires equipment and some technical skills. Island peak is not a very technical mountain to climb and is a perfect choice for novice climbers, but this climbing requires some mountaineering skills.


Summit Elevation: 6,189 m/ 20,305 ft

Mountain Range: Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Ama Dablam, and Mt. Kanchenjunga

Total climbing duration: 6 to 7 hours per day

Total trip duration: 17 days

Best time to climb: Autumn (September, October, and November) and Spring (March, April, and May)

Permit required: Climbing Permit, Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit, Island Peak Climbing permit, and Khumbu Rural Municipality Entrance permit Trip starts/ Ending point: Lukla/ Lukla

Mountain Climbing experience: No need for prior experience, Required some skills in mountaineering we teach on the spot

3. Lobuche Peak Climbing

The Lobuche peak is another most famous climbing peak in the Everest region which follows the classic Everest Base Camp trek up to Gorakshep at 5,180 meters elevation. It is a perfect adventure into the Himalayas, offering stunning unique views of the enormous peaks such as Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812m), Mt. Makalu(8,481m) and Mt. Everest (8,848.86m). There are actually two peaks of Lobuche, Lobuche East, and Lobuche West peak, Lobuche East is the most popular aiming them and is often climbed by the adventure trekking groups who come to see the splendid views of Mt. Everest and the famous Khumbu region. The trail to Lobuche Peak diverts from the regular trekking route and passes through Tengboche Monasteries, with stunning views following the Everest Base Camp to reach Kala Patthar at 5,550 meters above sea level. Lobuche Base Camp is at Lobuche village itself High Camp is located at 5,400 meters above sea level.


Summit Elevation: 6,119m/ 20,075ft

Mountain Range: Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Makalu, and Mt. Everest.

Total climbing duration: 6 to 7 hours

Total trip duration: 19 days

Best time to climb: Spring season (March to May) and Autumn season (September to November)

Permit required: Climbing Permit, Khumbu Municipality Entry Permit, and Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit 

The trip starts/ Ending point: Lukla/ Lukla

Mountain Climbing experience: Need some technical issues we teach on spot  Mountaineering experience and should be familiar with jammers, ascenders, crampons, and rope climbing knots. 

4. Pharchamo Peak Climbing

Pharchamo Peak which is also known as Parchemuche overlooks both Rolwaling and Khumbu regions. It is a straightforward but spectacular ascent for experienced climbers. The Pharchamo peak climbing journey leaps from the famous Gaurishankar Conservation Area to Pharchamo summit in Rolwaling Himalayas and winds up at the Everest region. It is one of the best trekking peaks in Nepal, offering panoramic views of Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m), Mt. Thamserku, and Mt. Gaurishankar at its summit (6,187m). This adventurous trip is set on the remote beaten trail of the Rolwalingvalley traversing to the amazing Tsho Rolpa, one of the biggest glacial lakes of Nepal. Following the thrill of crossing the challenging Tashi Lapcha Pass, a triumphant climb to the silent Pharchamo peak summits beautifies the experience.


Summit Elevation: 6,187 m/ 20,298 ft

Mountain Range: Mt. Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Gaurishankar

Total climbing duration: 5 to 6 hours

Total trip duration: 19 days

Best time to climb: Autumn season (September to November) and Spring season (March to May)

Permit required: Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS) card, Gaurishankar National Parks permit, Nepal Mountaineering Association Permit, and Local Government’s permit.

Trip starts/ Ending point: Shigati/ Lukla

Mountain Climbing experience: Knowledge regarding mountaineering required 

5. Pisang peak climbing

Pisang Peak climbing is the most popular peak among the trekking peaks in Nepal offering a good scope for exploration and peak climbing experience in the Himalayas of Nepal. Pisang peak rises opposite Annapurna II (7,937m) and lies in between the famous Mt. Annapurna I (8,091m) and Mt. Manaslu (8,163m). The Pisang peak climbing adventure can be combined with the world-famous Annapurna Circuit trekking. For this adventurous journey, climbers have to pass through the Pisang village and yak pastures with a uniform rise in the slope of ice and snow to the final summit of Pisang. Pisang Peak climbing is the easiest climbing peak in Nepal that offers close-up views of the Annapurna range including twelve 7,000 meters peaks and many more above the 6,000 meters mark.


Summit Elevation: 6,091 m/ 19,983 ft.

Mountain Range: Annapurna massif (I, II, III, IV, V, and VI) and Mt. Manaslu.

Total climbing duration: 4 to 5 hours per day

Total trip duration: 18 days

Best time to climb: Spring season (March to May) and Autumn season (September to December)

Permit required: Pisang peak climbing permit, Annapurna Conservation area permit, and TIMS card.

Trip starts/ Ending point: Besisahar/ Jomsom or Beshisahar

Mountain CLimbing experience: No special experience is required but is good to have some mountaineering knowledge

6. Yala peak climbing

Yala Peak is a part of Langtang Himal which sits in the central part of Nepal that is very close to the Tibetan border. Yala Peak Climbing is a short peak climbing trip that is most suitable for the ones who want to conquer the Himalayan summit but have a shortage of time. It is a beginner mountaineering trip that involves walking through the dense forest and diverse traditional settlements of the Langtang region. The base camps of the Yala peak stand at an elevation of 4,500 meters from where you can observe majestic views of the Langtang Lirung, Lenpo Gang, Dorje Lakpa, and the great Shisapangma lying on the Tibetan side. The trail passes through some of the beautiful places of the Langtang region such as the Lama Hotel, Langtang village, and Kyangjing Gompa. The Gompas, Chortens, Mani Walls, and colorful prayer flags are some of the major attractions of the Yala peak climbing. Yala peak climbing provides you with adventurous trekking and also a thrilling peak climbing experience.


Summit Elevation: 5,550 m/ 18,208 ft

Mountain Range: Mt. Langtang Lirung

Total climbing duration: 5 to 6 hours per day

Total trip duration: 12 days

Best time to climb: Autumn season (September to November) and Spring season (March to May)

Permit required: Nepal Mountaineering Association permit, TIMS Card, Langtang National Park Permit

Trip starts/ Ending point: Syabru Besi/ Syabru Besi

Mountain Climbing experience: No special experience is required but is good to have some mountaineering knowledge recommended for beginner 

7. Chulu West Peak Climbing

Chulu west peak climbing is one of the most beautiful adventure trips in the Annapurna region of the Himalayas. Chulu West peak stands at 6,419 meters above sea level and is famous as one of the trekking peaks in Nepal. The peak climbing trip combines a beautiful Annapurna Circuit trekking experience with it to create an even more wonderful adventure experience. The peak resides on the backdrop of the Annapurna massif range, Himlung Himal (7,246m), Nemjung, and Manaslu (8,163m). The trip traverses the trail along the Marsyangdi river valley up toward the Manang valley and goes toward the Chulu West peak. The journey continues through the Annapurna Circuit trail towards Jomsom via Thorong La pass at an elevation of 5,416 meters from sea level. The adventurous journey is rewarded by the magnificent views and unreal beauty in addition to the incredible adventure.


Summit Elevation: 6,418 m/ 21,056 ft

Mountain Range: Annapurna massif range, Himlung Himal, and Mt. Manaslu

Total climbing duration: 6 to 7 hours per day

Total trip duration: 22 days

Best time to climb: Spring (late March to May) and Autumn (September to November)

Permit required: TIMS card, Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP), Chulu West peak climbing permit.

The trip starts/ Ending point: Besisahar/ Pokhara

Mountain Climbing experience: Need mountaineering skills and should be skilled with crampons and rope climbing knots.

8. Kyajo Ri Peak climbing

Kyajo Ri peak climbing is an attractive peak in the Khumbu and Everest region of Nepal. It is the highest summit on the southern flanks of the Khumbu Himal range that runs north of Namche Bazaar. Kyajo Ri peak is a stunning and very beautiful looking mountain in Gokyo Valley Area. This climbing trip is a perfect journey in the Himalayas to explore the unexplored and less climbed trail. Kyajo Ri Peak climbing is a combination of moderate rock climbing and steep alpine ice and offers challenging and breathtaking views over 8,000 peaks including Mt. Everest (8,848.86m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Makalu (8,481m)Mt. Cho Oyu (8,188m) and other high peaks in the Khumbu Himal range. The trail passes along the Dudh Koshi river through a dense forest filled with rhododendron and oak trees, Namche Bazaar, Goko valley, Renjo La Pass, and many snow-capped mountains.


Summit Elevation: 6,186m/ 20,296ft

Mountain Range: Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyu, and Ama Dablam

Total climbing duration: 5 to 6 hours per day

Total trip duration: 25 days

Best time to climb: Spring and Autumn

Permit required: Nepal Mountaineering Association Permit

Trip starts/ Ending point: Lukla

Mountain Climbing experience: need some mountaineering skills in mountaineering

9. Chulu east Peak climbing

Chulu east Peak climbing is one of the most popular trekking peaks in the Annapurna region offering the beautiful Himalayas of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Mt. Manaslu (8,163m), Mt. Annapurna (8,091m) and snow-capped mountains of the Annapurna trekking trails. It is a blissful peak climbing option that provides a thrilling climbing experience along with the opportunity to witness scenic panoramic landscapes in the Annapurna region. This trip is combined with the Annapurna circuit trekking through the beautiful landscape of Manang valley. The climbing trip goes through the Annapurna Conservation area which is rich in natural and cultural diversities, the stunning landscape of snow-capped mountains in the background, and the trek continues through the Yak pastures above the beautiful settlements of Manang.


Summit Elevation: 6,584 m/ 21,601 ft

Mountain Range: Annapurna massif (I, II, III, and IV), Mt. Manaslu, Gangapurna, Tilicho peak, and Mt. Dhaulagiri.

Total climbing duration: 5 to 6 hours per day

Total trip duration: 21 days

Best time to climb: Spring (April and May) and Autumn (October and November)

Permit required: TIMS card, ACAP entry permit, and Chulu East Peak Climbing permit.

Trip starts/ Ending point: Besisahar/ Pokhara

Mountain Climbing experience: skilled in mountaineering and well familiar with crampons and rope climbing knots

10. Tharpu Chuli (Tent Peak) Peak Climbing

Tharpu Chuli, also known as Tent peak is situated at the center of Annapurna sanctuary opposite the Machhapuchchhre (6,997m). Tharpu Chuli peak climbing offers a thrilling experience on the journey to its summit. The climbing journey is not just famed beautiful for its rich cultural diversity ranging from Gurung but also boasts of a plethora of ecological bounty. It is considered to be one of the easy climbing peaks and combined with other trekking trails among the trekking peaks in Nepal. The Tharpu Chuli peak climbing has been wildly recognized as a paradise for nature lovers as it offers spectacular views of many Himalayas including Mt. Annapurna (8,091m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Manaslu (8,163m), Fishtail (6,998m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441m), Mt. Lamjung Himal (6,986m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,041m), Mt. Annapurna II (7,937m), Mt. Annapurna III (7,555m), Mt. Annapurna IV (7,525m), Mt. Annapurna South (7,219m), Tukuche peak (6,920m), Tilicho Peak (6,920m) and landscape, wild animals, Monasteries as well as mixed cultural trekking tour.


Summit Elevation: 5,695m/ 18,648 ft

Mountain Range: Mt. Annapurna massif (I-IV), Annapurna South, Fishtail, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Hiunchuli, Mt. Lamjung Himal, Tukuche peak, and Tilicho peak. Total climbing duration: 5 to 6 hours

Total trip duration: 17 days

Best time to climb: Autumn (September to November) and Spring (March to May)

Permit required: Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) permit, TIMS card, and Annapurna Conservation Area permit.

Trip starts/ Ending point: Pokhara/ Pokhara

Mountain Climbing experience: Even beginners can do but is good to have some mountaineering knowledge

11. Naya Kanga Peak climbing

Naya Kanga Peak is situated in the Langtang region and is a popular peak for climbing in Nepal. The Naya Kanga Peak climbing offers a journey through the Tibetan-influenced villages in the Langtang with a massive range of biodiversity. With a hint of Tibetan culture, a pinch of floral and faunal richness with a whole lot of Himalayan presence, the Naya Kanga Peak climbing is an exceptional option for trekkers and mountaineers alike. The trail passes through dense rhododendron and oak forests and slowly leads to a much rockier and marshy land including many peaks, glaciers, and waterfalls that beautify the climbing route naturally. Once at the top, you will be able to witness mountains such as Langtang Lirung (7,227m), Yala (5,500m), Shisapangma (7,013m) and Dorje Lakpa (6,966m). Summit Elevation: 5,846 m/ 19,178 ft Mountain Range: Langtang Lirung, Yala, Shisapangma, and Dorje Lakpa Total climbing duration: 5 to 6 hours Total trip duration: 16 days Best time to climb: Spring season (March to May) and Autumn season (September to November) Permit required: Trekking permit and Naya Kanga Peak climbing permit Trip starts/ Ending point: Syabrubesi/ Syabru Besi Mountain CLimbing experience: Safest peaks for beginners to develop their climbing skills

12. Larkya La Peak Climbing

Larkya La Peak climbing is one of the peaks that lie in the Manaslu Himalayan range. The peak is situated in the western part of Nepal in the Gorkha district. Larkya La peak is one of the least climbed peaks in Nepal’s trekking peaks that provides a lifetime experience. Larkya La peak can be enjoyed by combining with Manaslu circuit Trek. There are two different peaks with the name Larkya: Sano Larkya at (5,807m) and Thulo Larkya. It is an excellent opportunity to summit both peaks in a single expedition. Larkya La peak offers a combination of religious heritages, majestic natural beauty, and cultural diversity. Although the peak is easy to climb, excellent physical and mental fitness is required along with previous climbing experience. This region has few trekkers and climbers which makes the visit more exciting, thrilling, and adventurous. The trail passes through picturesque villages offering stunning views of snowcapped Himalayan Mountains like Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Ganesh, Annapurna range, Himlung Himal, and many other mountains.


Summit Elevation: 6,249 m/ 20,501ft

Mountain Range: Annapurna range, Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, and Himlung Himal

Total climbing duration: 5 to 6 hours Total trip duration: 19 days Best time to climb: Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November)

Permit required: Larkya La Peak climbing permit and TIMS card Trip starts/

Ending point: Soti Khola/ Syange

Mountain Climbing experience: Highly skilled in mountaineering and good physical condition is required

13. Singu Chuli (Fluted Peak)

Singu Chuli peak climbing or Fluted peak is located in the heart of the Annapurna range within the surroundings of Annapurna Sanctuary. It is an attractive mountain to climb from both visual and climbing aesthetics. It is rich in unique flora and fauna and the effervescent smiles of the local Gurung people and their rich Tibetan Buddhist faith. The views are amazing, especially with the south face of Annapurna as a backdrop. The trek passes through the villages of Ghandruk, Chomrong, and Ghorepani before arriving at Machhapuchchhre Base Camp. You will be rewarded with panoramic views of some of the World’s Highest mountains: Annapurna I (8,091m), III (7,555m), south (7,219m), Hiunchuli (7,647m), Khangsar Kang (7,485m) and Tarke Kang (7,193m). The trail will take you through terraced agricultural lands, pine and rhododendron forests, Tibetan Buddhists villages of Gurung people, Waterfalls, and different species of flora and fauna.


Summit Elevation: 6,501 m/ 21,328ft

Mountain Range: Annapurna I, III and South, Hiunchuli, Khangsar Kang, Tarke Kang and Machhapuchchhre.

Total climbing duration: 5 to 6 hours per day

Total trip duration: 23 days

Best time to climb: Autumn season (September to November) and Spring season (March to May)

Permit required: Annapurna Conservation area permit and Singu Chuli peak climbing permit

Trip starts/ Ending point: Pokhara/ Pokhara

Mountain Climbing experience: Beginners also can do but is better if you have mountaineering experience before.

14. Hiunchuli Peak Climbing

Hiunchuli is one of the most famous trekking trails in the Annapurna region situated near the south face of Annapurna South (7,219m). The journey offers magnificent views of the Himalayas which offer serenity and a fantasy setting as if carefully portrayed by nature itself. The climbing trail mostly ascends through the icy rocks, glaciers, and steep slopes which requires an excellent level of fitness and prior climbing experience. From the summit of Hiunchuli Himal the beautiful views of the mountains like Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Mt. Annapurna I (8,091m), Annapurna II (7,937m), Annapurna III (7,555m), Annapurna IV (7,525m), Annapurna South (7,219m), Hiunchuli (6,434m), Machhapuchchhre (6,998m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,061m), Lamjung Himal (6,983m) and Tukuche Peak (6,920m). The Hiunchuli peak climbing is an adventurous journey through quaint villages, diverse landscapes, and rich biodiversity to lead to the top of the peak providing an experience of a lifetime.


Summit Elevation: 6,441 m/ 21,788ft

Mountain Range: Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna Range, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchchhre, Nilgiri, Lamjung Himal and Tukuche peak.

Total climbing duration: 5 to 6 hours

Total trip duration: 18 days

Best time to climb: Autumn season (September to November) and Spring season (March to May)

Permit required: Annapurna Conservation Area Permit

Trip starts/ Ending point: Pokhara/ Pokhara

Mountain Climbing experience: Best to have experience with ropes, crampons, ice ax, and mountaineering

15. Dhampus Peak Climbing

Dhampus Peak climbing also known as ‘Thapa Peak Climbing’, lies in between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massif. Dhampush Peak climbing is suitable for climbers seeking to gain an adventurous trek with less effort. The Dhampush Peak climbing trek is combined with the less beaten trail of the Dhaulagiri circuit. This climbing adventure is easy and less technical than other peaks. Therefore, Beginners with a low level of peak climbing experience can climb this peak. During the trip, climbers will cross two adventurous snow-covered passes: French Pass at 5,360 meters and Dhampush Pass at 5,200 meters. On the summit of Dhampush Peak, you will witness nearly 30-40 peaks lying in between the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna range including close views of the Tukuche peak (6,920m) and Dhaulagiri (8,167m). Along with the natural beauty of Himalayan views and rivers, the cultural experience during the journey is magnificent as well. The Buddhist faith of the inhabitants along with heart-warming hospitality adds more flavor to the travel.


Summit Elevation: 6,012 m/ 19,724 ft

Mountain Range: Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massif, Machhapuchchhre, and Tukuche Peak

Total climbing duration: 5 to 6 hours Total trip duration: 20 days Best time to climb: Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November)

Permit required: Annapurna Conservation Area permit and Dhampush Peak climbing permit

Trip starts/ Ending point: Pokhara/ Pokhara

Mountain Climbing experience: No prior technical experience but good physical fitness and mental preparation are required

16. Mardi Himal Peak Climbing

Mardi Himal lies in the Annapurna Conservation area just in the foreground of Mt. Fishtail (Machhapuchchhre), Mardi Himal Peak climbing is a delightful trek that offers a plethora of both natural and cultural wonders of the region. It is situated southwest of the lower slope of Mt. Machhapuchchhre, Mardi Himal is one of the esoteric peaks of the Annapurna. The peak climbing journey includes an off-beaten trail through a region that promises unparalleled solitude and never fails to deliver. Climbers will walk through the untouched trans-Himalayan terrains to gorgeous alpine landscapes, terraced fields, and stunning Himalayan views. The trail to Mardi Himal Base Camp passes through beautiful forests and villages with some spectacular scenery around. For a climbing adventure, Mardi Himal is not a high peak in Nepal but it brings some unmatchable Himalayan views from the summit.


Summit Elevation: 5,553 m/ 18,219 ft

Mountain Range: Annapurna, Dhaulagiri range and Mt. Machhapuchchhre

Total climbing duration: 6 to 7 hours

Total trip duration: 19 days

Best time to climb: Autumn and Spring seasons

Permit required: TIMS card, Annapurna Conservation Area permit, and Mardi Himal Peak climbing permit

Trip starts/ Ending point: Pokhara / Pokhara

Mountain Climbing experience: Amateur climbing adventure and requires little climbing experience

17. Surya Peak Climbing

Surya Peak is a 5,000 meters summit in the Langtang region of Nepal, sitting just above the Gosainkunda Lakes. The peak is mostly climbed as a part of the visit as the place carries high religious significance. The Gosainkunda Lake is a high sacred lake, where Lord Shiva is said to have thrust his trident into the ground creating the small alpine chain of lakes. The trails take you across lakes, and lush green rhododendron forest and continue up to scenic hamlets where you will find yourself surrounded by the stunning views of some of the tallest peaks in the world. You will get to observe the best sights of Gosainkunda lakes, Himal Chuli (7,893m), Ganesh Himal (7,406m) and Mt. Manaslu (8,163m). The trail contains over 70 glaciers of varying sizes. The three major areas are Langtang, Gosainkunda (a holy lake) and Surya Peak (5,145m, trekking peak), and Helambu. Gosainkunda is a holy lake for both Hindus and Buddhists people and Helambu valley is famous for its natural beauty and wonderful climate with the superb views of the magnificent snow-covered mountains.


Summit Elevation: 5,145m/ 16,879 ft

Mountain Range: Himal Chuli, Ganesh Himal, and Manaslu Himal

Total climbing duration: 4 to 5 hours

Total trip duration: 13 days

Best time to climb: Autumn (September to November) and Spring (March to May)

Permit required: Langtang National Park entry permit

Trip starts/ Ending point: Syabru Besi/ Dhunche Mountain Climbing experience: Doesn’t need proper climbing skills

18. Ama Dablam Peak Climbing

Ama Dablam is considered one of the prettiest mountains located just 7 miles/ 12km from Mt. Everest with stunning views from the summit. Ama Dablam is beautifully adorned by two ridges of snow joined by a hanging glacier that looks like a jewel, just as the traditional necklace worn by Sherpa women with a pendant hanging from it. The mountain itself is magnificent, from the summit of Ama Dablam, the stunning views of Mt. Everest (8,848.86m), Nuptse, Baruntse, Pumori, Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,481m) and Cho Oyu (8,201m). The exciting trekking to Ama Dablam base camp winds through the Sherpa Homeland above Tengboche monastery. The trail to Ama Dablam base camp branches off the well-worn path to Everest Base Camp and follows the original line of ascent on the South West ridge. The rocky trail becomes increasingly snowy nearing the approach to the summit of Ama Dablam.


Summit Elevation: 6,856m/ 22,494ft

Mountain Range: Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Baruntse, Pumari, Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyu.

Total climbing duration: 6 to 7 hours per day

Total trip duration: 26 days

Best time to climb: Autumn season (October and November) and Spring (March, April, and May)

Permit required: Sagarmatha National Park entry permit and Ama Dablam Peak climbing permit

Trip starts/ Ending point: Lukla/ Lukla

Mountain Climbing experience: Required previous mountaineering experience

19. Chukkung Peak Climbing

Chukkung Peak climbing is a rocky peak climbing that lies in the village of Chukkung in the Everest region of Nepal. This peak climbing package explores the picturesque landscapes, flora and fauna, and heartwarming hospitality from the locals. The trip also offers breathtaking scenes and an adventurous topography view of the whole valley. The main attraction of Chukkung Ri peak offers a panoramic views of Himalayan peaks such as Mt. Everest (8,848.86m), Nuptse, Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,481m), Baruntse and Ama Dablam (6,856m), Cholaste (6,335m), Thamserku (6,723m), Kantega peak (6,685m) and Tawache peak (6,367m). The journey starts from Lukla by following the Everest Base Camp trekking trail to reach Dingboche. The trek leads the right side to the Chukkung valley to reach Chukkung Ri base camp and set up base camp for the upcoming summit.


Summit Elevation: 5,550 m/ 18,208ft

Mountain Range: Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Ama Dablam, Baruntse, Thamserku, Kantega peak, and Tawache peak

Total climbing duration: 6 to 7 hours

Total trip duration: 18 days

Best time to climb: Spring season (March to May) and Autumn Season (September to December)

Permit required: Khumbu Pasang Lhamu rural municipality permit and Sagarmatha National Park entry permit

Trip starts/ Ending point: Lukla/ Lukla

Mountain Climbing experience: Beginner level of climbers also can do

20. Pokhalde Peak Climbing

Pokhalde peak climbing is the shortest climbing peak which is attached to the Everest Three Pass Trekking trail. It is situated very near to Khongma La Pass which can be a good alternative for Island peak climbing and Lobuche Peak climbing. The Pokhalde peak is standing at an elevation of 5,806 meters above sea level. The trek passes through the pleasant towns and fierce waterway gorges, along the Khumbu valley by witnessing the majestic Mahalangur Himalayan range. The Pokhalde peak climbing trek visits the ancient Tengboche Monastery and observes the vibrant Buddhist religious communities as well as offers the picturesque scenery of the verdant landscapes, glazing waterfalls, and exotic flora and fauna. It is a perfect climbing adventurous trip to experience the conventional lifestyle and traditions of the Sherpas.


Summit Elevation: 5,806 m/ 19,048ft

Mountain Range: Mahalangur mountain range

Total climbing duration: 6 to 7 hours per day

Total trip duration: 17 days

Best time to climb: April to May and September to October

Permit required: Pokhalde peak climbing permit and Sagarmatha National Park entry permit

Trip starts/ Ending point: Lukla/ Lukla

Mountain Climbing experience: Best to have previous mountaineering experience

21. Machhermo Peak Climbing

Machhermo Peak climbing is one of the most interesting peaks climbing among the trekking peaks in Nepal and is situated in the Mahalangur Himalayan range. The trail leads through the Yak pasture and the way to the Gokyo trek to reach the base camp of Machhermo peak. The base camp is set up above the rocky meadows and moraine around 5,140 meters. The subsequent climb ascends the rock and snow slopes to reach the top and from the summit of Machhermo peak, stunning views of Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Ama Dablam (6,856m), Nuptse, Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m), Kangchung (6,063m), Thamserku (6,723m), Mt. Kusum Khagaru (6,367m), Kongde (6,011m), Tawache peak (6,367m), Chocolate (6,335m) and Mt. Everest (8,848.86m) can be observed.


Summit Elevation: 6,273 m/ 20,580 ft

Mountain Range: Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Thamserku, Cho Oyu, Kantega, Kongde, Tawache peak, Kushum Khagaru, Mt. Cholaste and Island peak.

Total climbing duration: 5 to 6 hours 

Total trip duration: 19 days

Best time to climb: Spring season (March to May) and Autumn season (September to November)

Permit required: Sagarmatha National park entry permit and Machhermo Peak climbing permit, Khumbu Rular Municiapility entry permit 

Trip starts/ Ending point: Lukla/ Lukla

Mountain CLimbing experience: Fine experience of mountaineering along with physical and mental fitness required.

22. Yubra Himal Peak Climbing

Yubra Himal peak climbing is an amazing trekking peak located in the Langtang region of Nepal. The peak approached as a barely climbing peak among the other peak, which offers admirable opportunities to explore hidden Himalayan phenomena in the less teeming area. The route passes through one of the popular trekking trails in the Langtang region then head along to Kyanjin Gompa and then head to the base camp of Yubra peak. The trail offers majestic views of great Himalayan peaks including Mt. Langtang Lirung, Mt. Dorje Lakpa, Mt. Ganesh, Mt. Langshisha Ri, and Mt. Naya Kanga, and Mt. Shisapangma. You will be able to observe and explore Tamang culture, amazing Himalayan landscapes, thundering rivers, roaring torrents, verdant meadows, lush forests, and glaciated lakes.


Summit Elevation: 6,035 m/ 19,799 ft

Mountain Range:Mt. Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh, Langshisga Ri, Naya Kanga and shisapangma.

Total climbing duration: 6 to 7 hours per day

Total trip duration: 20 days

Best time to climb: Spring and Autumn seasons

Permit required: TIMS card, Yubra Himal peak climbing permit, and Langtang National Park entry permit

Trip starts/ Ending point: Syabru Besi

Mountain Climbing experience: Some mountaineering skills and knowledge are required

23. Kwangde Peak Climbing

Kwangde Peak climbing is a beautiful adventure climbing trip in the Everest region and has another popular name Kwangde Ri. The climbing adventure passes through the beautiful Sherpa villages, river valleys, and wonderful landscapes. The impressive view of the surrounding is the main attraction of this peak climbing. The Kwang peak climbing can be regarded as a part of Rolwaling Himal and is one of the most challenging peak climbing trails in the Khumbu region. The path will follow the Bhotekoshi river, the beautiful landscapes of Lumding, Kwangde Ri, and the path of Dingboche and Tengboche. When at the top of Kwangde peak, the summit panorama extends across the Khumbu, from Ama Dablam (6,856m) and Makalu (8,481m) in the east to Everest (8,848.86m) and Cho Oyu (8,201m), and includes the spectacular Rolwaling peak (7,181m) to the northwest. Since Kwangde peak has been opened for climbing, numerous mountaineers successfully climbed this peak.


Summit Elevation: 6,011 m/ 19,721ft

Mountain Range: Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Mt. Makalu, Rolwaling peak, and Mt. Cho Oyu.

Total climbing duration: 5 to 6 hours

Total trip duration: 16 days

Best time to climb: Spring season (March to May) and autumn season (September to November)

Permit required: Sagarmatha National Park entry permit and Kwangde peak climbing permit

Trip starts/ Ending point: Lukla/ Lukla

Mountain Climbing experience: Some technical knowledge and past mountaineering experience is required

Rules to consider for peak climbing in Nepal

Rules to consider for peak climbing in Nepal

Under the power conferred by the Government of Nepal, Nepal Mountaineering Association has formulated the following rules to be taken into consideration for climbing peaks of Nepal that are listed in Appendix 1.


  •  The applicable definitions for these rules will be the same as those of Mountaineering Expedition Regulations 1979 and its first Amendment 1984.

Permission Any person or mountaineering team desirous of climbing the peak listed in Appendix 1 must receive permission from Nepal Mountaineering Association. Application to climb the peak must be made in the form as prescribed in Appendix 2. Permission to climb the peaks will be granted for one month only. Permission may be extended, if necessary, for another period of two weeks. The period of permission granted relates to time spent climbing above the base camp. The trek to and from the base camp is not included. Application for a climbing permit may be made at any time by the concerned mountaineering team. The permit will be granted on a first come first serve basis. The right to permit another party for climbing the same peak during the same period is reserved by Nepal Mountaineering Association. Nepal Mountaineering Association will recommend to the Immigration Office of the Government of Nepal for obtaining a trekking permit for the area for the team members.

Payment of Fee:-

 The climbing fee structures of NMA peaks are as follows:-

  •  Climbers will be charged 25% of the total amount of the initial fee for each extra week. Mountaineer must collect the permit in person from Nepal Mountaineering Association. The maximum number of members in a group should not be more than 12.


 NMA Refund Law advocates that in case of cancellation of the permission by NMA or the failure of the expedition to materialize due to some other reason, fees already paid are not refundable.

  •  Every expedition team granted for climbing peaks by NMA must be accompanied by Sirdar/Guide, who must be legally registered with NMA. 
  • Duties and responsibilities of the Sirdar/Guide:-
  • Supporting the climbing party with recruitment of porters and other staff, controlling the porters, local purchases, etc., and solving the problem that may arise tactically.
  • Reporting to NMA in case the climbing party spends more than permitted time in the mountain
  • Ensuring the climbers follow the terms of their permit
  • Ensuring climbers follow the route specified by NMA
  • Ensuring proper disposal of waste materials
  • Reporting NMA in case of any infringement of the climbing rules
  • Reporting the serious incident to the nearest police station
  • Employment Condition of Guide

The minimum daily amount must be paid as per the rules of the Government of Nepal, Ministry of Tourism, and Civil Aviation.

Guides must be provided with good food and tent accommodation during the climbing trip.

Insurance must be made for all the employees given above the base camp and the insurance amount must value R.S. 2, 00,000.00.

Climbing gears and necessary clothing items, it is required to go above the base camp.

Nomination of Representative

  •  Every Party granted climbing permits will nominate their representative in Kathmandu that acts as the liaison between NMA and the climbing party. The representative might be a person or any NMA registered organization. The selected representatives help make all necessary arrangements in case of accidents or unforeseen circumstances.

Report Submission

  •  After the completion of the climb and on arrival in Kathmandu, the party will submit the report to NMA as prescribed in Appendix 4’.

Cancellation of Permit by NMA

  •  NMA has full authority to cancel or withdraw, the climbing permits issued before without showing any particular reason.

Non-Compliance of Regulation

  •  In case, any climbing party acts in violates the rules of the climbing permit or makes any acts of unsocial or outrageous behavior contrary to the law and culture of the people, NMA has the right to correspond to the Government of Nepal to take necessary steps in accordance to the article 37 of Mountaineering Regulation 1979.

Environmental Protection

  •  Base camps and other trail areas must be left clean after the expedition. NMA suggests that no foreign materials and climbing gears like- fix rope, pistons, etc. shall be left on the mountain. All the wastage must be burnt or disposed of properly.

Revision of Regulations:-

  •  Any article of this regulation may be amended or revised by the NMA anytime with the permission of the Nepal Government.

Tips for Peak Climbing in Nepal

· Prepare physically and mentally

Peak climbing in Nepal is quite physically challenging in Nepal as almost all the summits are above 6,000 meters of elevation from sea level. You need to be prepared both physically and mentally to ensure you will have a successful peak climbing in Nepal. You can build your physical fitness by joining gym classes, running, and exercising as well as you can do some higher altitude short hiking trips or gaining some mountaineering experience if possible. You can be mentally prepared by keeping your mind calm and building positive confidence toward peak climbing. You can avoid bad company or negative comments about the peak climbing.

· Go daily training regularly

The succession rate of peak climbing usually depends on your training and physical ability. You will be doing peak climbing activities by keeping your life at risk. Therefore, it is mandatory to do training regularly in mountaineering. You can also get the knowledge of how to use an ice ax, and crampons and gather a skill of rope climbing through training which will become handy during peak climbing.
· Choose the peak as your experience

There are various options of peaks to climb in Nepal as Nepal is a mountainous country. Some peak climbing is quite challenging whereas some peak climbing is easier. You have to choose the peak for climbing according to your experience in mountaineering and skills in rope climbing. If you are an inexperienced and novice climber then it is recommended to choose the easier peaks that are less than 6,000 meters of elevation. If you are quite experienced and have a lot of knowledge regarding mountaineering, then you can choose any of the peaks wisely.

· Get full knowledge about peak climbing

In general, peak climbing means touching the Himalayas and experiencing the atmosphere therein. Mountaineering can be ranged from climbing the highest peak of the world to lower peaks. Before climbing on those mountains, you should get full knowledge of peak climbing since your life will be at risk. You have to get knowledge of mountaineering, rope climbing skills, how to use crampons and an ice ax, the weather of the peak that you are interested to climb, how easy the climbing is, the best time to climb the peak, and what gears or equipment will be required for peak climbing in Nepal. Having full knowledge of peak climbing will increase the chance of succession of an individual’s peak climbing.

· Bring comfortable gears

In addition to being needed for safety reasons, you want to select the gear you use with comfort in mind. Your shoes and harness are going to face the challenges of confronting your body in the many positions while climbing the peak. The last thing you want to have to worry about is added pains and aches from the equipment or gear that you are wearing. This is where owing the best and most comfortable gears will become handy. Comfort plays a huge role in the designs of the most effective shoes. You want to be able to focus on the climb at hand, making sure that your gear is comfortable will help ease your mind.

· Go only in the best season

The season is considered the best season for peak climbing when the weather is good, the temperature comfortable; not so cold, nor too hot, and less rain. While climbing on the peak in the best seasons that there is less chance you will get uncertainty of natural calamities. The highly recommended and best season for Nepal’s peak climbing is the Spring season (March to May) and Autumn (September to November). Besides this, if you are thinking of climbing in the monsoon season (June to August), there is a high chance you might get heavy rainfall that will make your trail more challenging as well as there are chances of avalanches in the Himalayas of Nepal. And if you are thinking of climbing in the winter season, it will be more challenging due to the so much cold temperature in the Himalayas of Nepal. During this time, the temperature goes up to -15 degrees Celsius at night time.

· Climb with an experienced guide

Climbing with a professional guide provides you with so much more than just an extra layer of safety. The right mountain guide is also an effective educator, instructor, and climbing partner. Everyone has something to gain from a guided climb – whether you are a beginner or an expert. It will become easy to explore rugged terrains, and enter wild forests and you will build positive confidence in your climbing activities. Expert guides can talk with the local people and help you out when you are in some kind of trouble as well as they can even predict the weather by seeing at the sky as they are used to it. You will be staying safe, can optimize your adventure, acquire new skills, enjoy good company, and learn about the geography, history, and culture of the different places while climbing with an experienced guide.

· Don't forget travel insurance

A travel insurance policy will cover the loss of baggage or misplacement, and also provide you with an amount to spend on buying essentials. Traveling whether overseas or in your own country, having a travel insurance policy could save you from many hassles. The insurance can cover unexpected situations such as medical costs, and cancellation or delays of flights. Travel insurance is mandatory for peak climbing or any kind of activity in Nepal and your insurance must cover all the facilities including evacuation facilities while in an emergency. Without travel insurance, you might get in danger and risk your life. Traveling in Nepal for peak climbing with travel insurance will make sure your trip is safe and memorable. If any uncertainties happen, you will get immediate evacuation facilities and medical facilities for free. Therefore, don’t forget to pack your travel insurance while preparing a packing list before starting your adventurous trip to Nepal.

· A proper acclimatization before the climb

If a climber ascends too fast on the mountains then there is a high chance of suffering from high altitude sickness. Without proper acclimatization, that can cause serious life-threatening problems. However, through acclimatization, the body can adapt to these challenging conditions. It induces physiological changes that make the absorption and processing of oxygen more efficiently. The way of getting proper acclimatization is don’t go too high too fast, climb high sleep low, Sleep high train low, Drink water more, and ascend slowly after the altitude of 3,500 meters. Proper acclimatization ensures you will reach safely the summit of the peak.

· Prepare for altitude and weather

The altitude varies according to the regions, and peaks. As there are lots of peak climbing options in the Himalayas of Nepal, each containing its altitudes. Some peaks are of higher altitude and some are of lower altitude. Normally, peaks are ranged from 5,500 meters to 8,848.86 meters in the highest peak of the world. You can choose any peaks to climb as per your interest and start to do some physical training by keeping in mind the altitude of your main destination. The weather also may vary according to seasons in Nepal. The weather in Autumn and Spring season is mild; not too cold, nor too hot, in summer the weather is very hot and in winter it is very cold. In the summer season, there is a high chance of heavy rainfall which may cause difficulty in your route while climbing on the peak. Hence, you should be prepared so that you are fit for peak climbing in any conditions no matter how higher the altitude of the peak lies.

Facilities in Peak Climbing in Nepal

Eating good quality food during peak climbing is a key tip to completing the trip successfully. You need to eat the food with sufficient nutrients since you need to walk miles long to accomplish your destiny. Food menus found in the Himalayas of Nepal are almost the same. Let’s discuss food found during peak climbing in the Himalayas and the food habits you could follow during peak climbing in Nepal.

For Breakfast Generally, you will have breakfast at around 7 am during peak climbing in the Himalayas, which helps you to reach your destination on time. The breakfast menu while peak climbing in Nepal includes varieties of toasted bread, eggs, beads, pancakes, and porridges.

For Lunch Lunch has always been the primary course of food in Nepal. Dal Bhat is the most popular lunch on the trekking routes of Nepal. Dal Bhat mainly includes plain rice, lentils (Dal), vegetable curry, and pickles. Also, on the same penny, you can refill these ingredients as much as you would love to add. Besides this, you have other options of foods such as Thukpa, noodles, spaghetti, pizza, and sandwiches while at lodges.

For Dinner,  You can have dinner at the tea houses or lodges where you will spend a night. Generally, the dinner time will be from 7 pm to 8 pm. The main course of dinner is Dal Bhat in Nepal. However, if you like to have other foods like Thukpa and spaghetti, you can ask for them. Also, if you like to have hot or cold beverages, you can easily have them. If you are staying at camp while in the middle of peak climbing, you can pack food or food items that should be enough for you during your peak climbing time at the peaks of Nepal.


Accommodation is one of the most important things you should keep in your mind. You should be fully aware of where you stay during your peak climbing time. In city areas, you will be accommodated in the 3-star category hotels. Tea houses and Lodges are available at various points in the trekking route. They offer room accommodation and local food. In the mountains and hills, most shelters are comfortable, but rooms might be cold at night hence make sure to bring a sleeping bag even to lodges. Camping can also be organized and conducted by the team you embark with; there will be cooks and porters arranged by your trekking climbing agent. Homestays in the villages can also be arranged. In your peak climbing plan, one night or several nights accommodations will be in a tented camp at the base camp of the climbing the peak.

Safety During the peak climbing in Nepal

Nepal is undoubtedly a country of spectacular beauty and it is been recognized as a top traveling destination in the world. Traveling to Nepal is a safe and enjoyable experience as the Nepal government has been focused on the security of tourists traveling here, they have established tourist police to look after the well-being of tourists, advice and assist them in safety and security. Nepal is one of the safest and most hospitable countries in the world for travelers (for groups as well as solo travelers). Nepalese are very warm and friendly towards tourists and most of them go out of their way to help visitors visiting their country. Having said that, to be on the safe side one should always take care of one’s belongings. Keep your cash, jewelry, and expensive gadgets and accessories in a safe place. Try not to venture out alone during nighttime, especially in places where there are fewer people. For the safety of peak climbers in Nepal, you have to follow some basic rules; beverages, and Keep updated with the weather. 

  • Insurance that covers all medical facilities and helicopter evacuation facilities should be done before starting peak climbing.

  • Drink enough water, move upward slowly, and acclimatize properly.

  • Carry water purification tablets with you as the water available at higher altitudes may not be safe for drinking.

  • Carry all the essential documents, types of equipment, accessories, and gadgets.

  • Be sure to check the packing list before starting your itinerary.

  • Carry a first aid kit box that contains aspirin, assorted band-aids, moleskin, a little hydrogen peroxide, and safety pins.

  • Keep yourself warm throughout your peak climbing journey.

  • Always follow the guide’s instructions while moving forward.

Peak Climbing Crews (Guide and Porter)

Climbing at any peak of Nepal with a guide and porter, ensure that you will have a safe and comfortable climbing experience throughout the journey. A quality guide and porters will make for a wonderful time on the mountain, while a mediocre staff can put your life in danger. The crew members (Guides and porters) are the first factor in the success of peak climbers while trekking or climbing. Guides and porters are the people who will lead the groups across the trekking or climbing route throughout your journey. A guide will show you the route and provide you with all the essential information for you throughout your journey. A guide will make sure you get comfortable accommodation and proper food that gives you energy during trekking or climbing peaks. And a porter will carry your bags and luggage throughout your journey so that you get a comfortable and memorable peak climbing experience in Nepal. The succession of the goal of any tour and any trekking company depends on the work of crew members. As those crew members are the main factor for the succession of the company, it is the duty and responsibility of the company to make them happy, safe, and secure from insecurities. Therefore, our agency will provide you with experienced trekking or climbing guides and porters for your itinerary.
Insurance of Each crew

The guides and porters take their life in danger and at high risk while leading and supporting the group. Although the life-threatening risk of trekking is very low, several uncertainties threaten their life. Therefore, insurance policies will be provided to all the crew members. These insurance policies cover the hospital bills and medical expenses, emergency rescues, and helicopter evacuation facilities.

The maximum weight for Porter

Porters are also human, they also get tired. Porters will have to carry the bags and luggage according to their capacity. There is lots of news about porter’s accidents due to heavy weight and backpack. One porter is assigned for two trekkers or climbers and they will carry a maximum of 20 kg of weight. Along with that, they are only obligated to carry a maximum of 13 kg of trekking equipment and gears.

Cost for Guide and Porters

For a safe and high chance of the succession of your peak climbing, you need to hire a guide and porters who will lead you through the entire journey.

Packing List for Peak climbing in Nepal

Climbing a Himalayan peak is no joke. Careful about what you pack and proper planning for the packing list are required if you want to make it to the top of the summit and return safely. Having complete packing gear would help you in many ways. The right equipment, accessories, and gears are essential for the success of your climbing adventure. Most of the items listed below can be easily hired and brought to Kathmandu. Thamel in Kathmandu has many shops selling branded as well as locally made trekking and climbing gears and types of equipment.
Important Documents and Items

Passport, 2 passport-sized photos, airline tickets, visa form (easily obtained in Kathmandu), and proof of insurance

Credit Card, Bank/ATM/Cash Machine cards for withdrawing funds

Nepalese currency to buy snacks and other items on the trail

Personal Climbing Gears

Ice ax Crampons

Harness Tape slings (2)

Screwgate karabiners (2 locks, 2 unlock)


Plastic mountaineering boots


Prusik rope


Group Climbing Gears

Snow bar


Ice hammer

Ice screw

Rucksack and Travel Bags

A small daypack/backpack (30-40L) for carrying your valuables should have good shoulder padding.

Large duffel bag (80-100L)

Small padlocks for duffel-kit bags

Waterproof covers


Bandana or headscarf, very useful for dusty conditions

Balaclava that covers your ears


Wide-brimmed sunhat

Neck gaiter or warmer

Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs

Snow goggles and Sunglasses with UV protection (carry an extra pair in case you lose or break it)

Prescription sunglasses (if required)

Upper Body

Long sleeve shirt (moisture absorbing and breathable)

T-shirt (moisture absorbing and breathable)

The thermal base layer of merino wool

Fleece wind-stopper jacket or pullover

Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket

Down Vest

Expedition weight insulated down jacket with hood Gore-Tex jacket with hood, waterproof and breathable


Poly liner gloves woolen or fleece gloves

Lower Body

Non-cotton underwear briefs

Hiking shorts

Trekking trousers (waterproof, breathable, fabric)

Hard-shell trousers

Synthetic insulated pants


Double insulated climbing boots



Lightweight inner socks, woolen socks, and cotton socks

Good quality hiking & climbing boots


Sleeping Bag ( -20 season sleeping bag)

Foam pad Fleece sleeping bag liner


Medical First

Aid kit box, Aspirin,

Skin blister repair kit,

Anti-diarrhea pills,

Paracetamol, and cough or cold medicines

Water Purification tablets or the water filter

Ear plugs

Lip Guard

Eye drops


Practical Items

Socket adapter type C (with circular pins)

Trekking poles

Camera with extra SD cards and Batteries Large Ziploc bags


Medium-sized quick-drying towel


Nail clippers

Face and Body moisturizer

Female hygiene products

Small mirror Multi-purpose soap

Personal Hygiene

Pee Funnel

Pee Bottle

Hand Sanitizer



Reading Book

Playing Cards


Nepa Peak Climbing FAQ

How hard is Nepal Peak climbing?
The peak climbing in Nepal is moderate (not so hard and not so easy). Peak climbing in Nepal doesn’t require any previous mountaineering experience but h the knowledge of using snow ax, crampons, and fixed ropes will become handy in several places. You should be physical as the climbs are physically challenging. When is the best time for peak climbing? The best time for peak climbing in Nepal is generally during spring, early autumn, and summer. These seasons provide more pleasant and stable weather conditions and allow mountaineers to avoid heavy snowfalls, extremely cold temperatures, and strong winds.

What types of insurance should I have for Nepal peak climbing?

As most of the Nepal peak climbing is in peaks above 6,000 meters (19,885 ft.) we recommend you have insurance that covers medical fees and evacuation facilities in an emergency. Medical, Trip cancellations due to pandemics, political riots, communal violence, natural calamities, and aircraft delays or cancellation are some of the other types of insurance that you should have for Nepal peak climbing.

What should I do when I get sick during peak climbing?

When you are at a higher altitude during peak climbing, you might get Acute Mountain Sickness or High Altitude sickness that can affect climbers and hikers. If you get sick while peak climbing you don’t have to get panicked, sleep at a lower altitude when possible and take a rest every 2000 feet while ascending and make sure that you can rapidly descend if needed.

What happens if I get sick during peak climbing?

Well, every single climber and trekker might get sick during trekking and climbing in the Nepalese Himalayas. First of all, our trekking and climbing experts provide you with fundamentals and techniques not to be suffering from such sickness. Our guides and all staff are well trained about the sickness and its primary treatments. If the basic treatment doesn’t work and you get serious, we will immediately arrange a helicopter rescue to get back to Kathmandu.

Is there telephone service in Peak climbing?

Some of the popular trekking routes are accessible to good tea house lodges as well as access to landline telephones, even our mobile phone also works. Apart from it, remote trekking trails and climbing routes, we will be out of telephone reachable. So in that case, you will be provided with your satellite phone.

What documents and permits are required for climbing a peak in Nepal?

Participants are required to have a document from the Nepal Mountaineering Association which is peak permits and the permit fare differs with the season and must pay national park fees depending on the location of the peak concerning National Parks or Conservation areas.

How long should I walk in a day?

Generally, you need to walk 5-6 hours per day on average. We scientifically designed our itinerary and hours of walk, as per gaining altitude. In high altitudes, you do not have to walk fast and long. Same as climbing and mountaineering, you climb slowly and happily make your perfect holiday with successful summit climbing.

Which is the highest peak to climb in Nepal?

Mera Peak is the highest of Nepal’s trekking peaks at an elevation of 6,476 meters and its route once again features a diversity of naturally beautiful terrain. What is the easiest mountain to climb in Nepal? Pokalde Peak is widely regarded as one of the shortest and easiest of Nepal’s climbing peak treks. The summit at 5,806 meters of Pokalde peak largely combines walking and scrambling until you reach the last section.

Who is famous for climbing mountains in Nepal?

A holder of multiple mountaineering world records and before taking on a career in mountaineering, Nirmal Puja of Nepal is very famous for mountain climbing. He has a record of climbing all the 14 eight thousand meters mountains within six months and six days. How many peaks are open for climbing in Nepal? As per the source of the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), there are some 326 peaks are opened for climbing in Nepal.

Can I climb Mera Peak?

Climbing Mera peak requires excellent physical conditioning and you need to do training for months in advance of your climb as you will have a long and challenging trek up to an elevation of above 6,000 meters. If you have a good physical condition, are mentally prepared, and have previous mountaineering experience then you can easily climb Mera Peak.

When is the best time to climb Mera Peak?

The best time to climb Mera peak is during the Autumn season (September, October, and November) and Spring season (March, April, and May). Winter climb is also possible however it is not recommended due to heavy cold in the Himalayan region. How much is it to climb Island Peak? The cost of the Island peak expedition in Nepal is US$ 5,300 per person.

How do you climb up Island peak?

There is only one route to climb the island peak. The key is to have two nights in Island peak Base Camp at 5,100 meters and use the high camp at 5,500 meters before going on your summit attempt. You can also have 3 nights in Namche bazaar around 3,500 meters on the trek to Everest Base Camp.

Can I climb the Himalayas?

While climbing in the Himalayas of Nepal, you don’t need to be an expert climber to hike in the Himalayas, but you do need a good basic level of fitness. You can climb the Himalayas of Nepal even though you have some knowledge about mountaineering and good physical fitness. Who has climbed all 14 peaks? On 29, October 2019, the British-Nepali climber Nirmal Purja set a speed record for climbing all 14 eight-thousanders, with the use of supplementary oxygen, in six months and six days.

What are the 8 highest peaks in Nepal?

Out of 14 eight-thousander peaks, eight lie in Nepal. They are Mt. Everest (8,848.86m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Makalu (8,481m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Mt, Manaslu (8,163m) and Mt. Annapurna (8,091m). Who is the first Nepali to climb Mt Everest? Tenzing Norgay Sherpa is the first Nepali to climb Mt. Everest as he reached the top of the world with Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953. And Pasang Lhamu Sherpa is the first Nepali woman to climb Mt. Everest.

How many peaks are there in Nepal?

There are more than 1,300 Himalayan peaks in Nepal including the highest peak in the world. Eight mountains are above 8,000 meters, 72 mountains are above 7,000 meters and the other mountains are above 5000 meters or 6,000 meters respectively. How many 7000m peaks are there? Mountains over 7,000 meters and beneath 8,000 meters are considered specialized mountains and best for preparation climbing for 8,000 meters peaks. There are altogether 72 peaks under the class of 7000 meters peaks.

Who has climbed Annapurna III?

Annapurna III remained unclimbed for many years but now it is no longer unclimbed as the three people have successfully climbed Annapurna III. The first ascenders of Annapurna III are Mohan Singh Kohli, Sonam Gyatso, and Sonam Girmi.

What is the cheapest and easiest 8000m peak to climb?

Mt. Cho Oyu with an altitude of 8,201 meters above sea level, the world’s sixth highest mountain is considered to be the easiest of the fourteen 8,000 meters peaks. The peak is the safest and cheapest mountain to climb which is located between Nepal and China, 20 kilometers away from Mt. Everest. It will cost nearly US$ 7,500 per person to climb the Mt. Cho Oyu of Nepal. Who has climbed Mera Peak? Mera peak is the highest trekking peak in Nepal with an elevation of 6,476 meters above sea level.

How difficult is Mera peak?

Climbing Mera peak itself is not very technical and doesn’t consist of a steep technical climb but the high altitude reaching 6,461 meters at the summit makes this a challenging climb. Unlike other trekking peaks in Nepal, the climb to Mera Peak is straightforward. Can you see Everest from Mera peak? Yes, you can see Mt. Everest from Mera peak. Along with Mt. Everest, you can see the other four mountains above 8,000 meters. They are Kanchenjunga (8,586m), Makalu (8,485m), Lhotse (8,516m) and Cho Oyu (8,201m).

Who has climbed all 14 peaks in 7 years?

Korean climber Kim Chang Ho has climbed all the 14 summits in seven years, six months, and ten days. On 29 October 2019, the British-Nepali climber Nirmal Purja set a speed record for climbing all the 14 eight thousand peaks, with the use of supplementary oxygen, in 6 months and 6 days. Which is the highest peak in Nepal? Mt. Everest is the highest peak in Nepal as well as in the world. Its altitude is 8848.86 meters (29,031 ft.) above sea level which makes Mt. Everest the highest peak on Earth.