Best Climbing Peaks in Nepal

8 Best Climbing Peaks in Nepal


Peak climbing is done generally below 6000-meter mountains. Nepal has about 1310 identified Himalayan peaks but only 326 peaks are opened for climbing. Peak climbing is technically and physically challenging and requires climbing skills but comparatively easier than expeditions. Generally, people use summit peaks to test their skills and endurance and fulfill their desire to summit peaks. They also check themself and make their body ready for mountaineering. 

The following points will provide you the overview of Best Climbing Peaks in Nepal. After reading, it would be easier to make a pick of the best peak for you.

1. MERA PEAK CLIMBING

8 Best Climbing Peaks in Nepal
  • Elevation: 6,461m
  • Location: Makalu Barun National Park
  • Best Time: March-May & Oct-Dec.
  • Accommodation: Tea House & Lodges
Highlights:

Mera peak is the highest trekking peak in Nepal. The main attraction of this peak climbing is Mera Peak and Everest Base Camp. You will witness the world’s highest mountain including Cho Oyu (8,201m) and Lhotse (8,516m). During this climbing, you will trek through Sagarmatha National Park and also observe Tengboche Monastery. You have to cross Amphu Lapcha La Pass while going to Mera Peak. Another main attraction is Kala Patthar which is the best viewpoint to see Everest.

2. ISLAND PEAK CLIMBING

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  • Elevation: 6,189m
  • Location: Everest / Solu Khumbu region 
  • Best Time: April-May, October-November
  • Accommodation: Guesthouses & Lodges / Camping at Island peak Base Camp
Highlights:

The other name of this peak is Imja Tse and also the other Best Climbing Peaks in Nepal. As you are on the way to Island Peak you will see many beautiful and superb mountain views and glaciers. In this trip, you can see Sherpa culture, the Tengboche monastery, and the Pangboche monastery. This is the most panoramic mountain because it is just an island on a sea of ice when you see from Dingboche.

3. LOBUCHE EAST PEAK CLIMBING

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  • Elevation: 6,119m
  • Location: Everest / Solu Khumbu region
  • Best Time: Mid-March to May and October to Mid- December
  • Accommodation: Lodges and Camping / Camping on Lobuche peak
Highlights:

Lobuche East Peak will make you see the astoundingly close view of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and Pumori. On the way to Lobuche, you will cross the amazing viewpoint of Everest – Kalapatthar and Everest Base Camp (5,363 m). Lobuche East Peak is less challenging than other peaks and doesn’t need any specialized training. Lobuche East is more popular than Lobuche West Peak because it is easier and you can see a great view from Lobuche East. This peak is suitable for novice climbers who have not experienced peak climbing.

4. YALA PEAK CLIMBING

8 Best Climbing Peaks in Nepal
  • Elevation: 5,520 m
  • Location: Langtang region
  • Best Time: March-May and October – November
  • Accommodation: Guesthouses & Lodges
Highlights:

Yala Peak lies in the Langtang region of Nepal. This peak is not so technical and offers magnificent Mt. Shishapangma (8,013 m) from the top, highest peak of Tibet. Other famous mountains visible from Yala Peak are Langtang Lirung, Gangchepo, Dorje Lakpa, and Langshisha Ri. On the way to Yala Peak, you will witness Tibetan culture, Langtang National Park, and the beautiful valley of Langtang.

5. CHULU WEST PEAK CLIMBING

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  • Elevation: 6,419 m
  • Location: Annapurna region
  • Best Time: October/November and March/April
  • Accommodation: Lodges and Camping
Highlights:

Chulu West Peak lies in the famous trekking area Annapurna Region of Nepal. This peak provides you the mesmerizing view of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna I. This is another peak to take into consideration because it is relatively easier than other peaks. Chulu West Peak requires some basic skills but doesn’t need high experience in peak climbing. You will also go through one of the popular trekking routes – Annapurna Circuit Trek.

6. PISANG PEAK CLIMBING

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  • Elevation: 6,092 m
  • Location: Annapurna region
  • Best Time: March-April and September-November
  • Accommodation: Lodges and Camping / Camping during the climb
Highlights:

Pisang Peak is also another popular peak in the Annapurna region. This peak is shouldering above the Annapurna Conservation Area. While climbing this peak you need to know technical gears. Because this peak is more difficult than other trekking peaks. The view from the top of this peak is mesmerizing where you can see the entire Annapurna range. Another fantastic highlight is to cross Thorong La Pass.

7. PARCHAMO PEAK CLIMBING

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  • Elevation: 6,187 m
  • Location: Gaurishankar Conservation Area
  • Best Time: March-April and September-November
  • Accommodation: Lodges and Camping / Camping during the climb
Highlights:

Explore off the beaten and challenging path of the Rolwaling region as well as the popular Everest region. You will also have to cross the challenging Tashi Lapcha Pass at 5,755 meters. You will also have to do an adventurous and scenic flight of Lukla which will be a memorable flight. Tsho Rolpa Lake is another amazing and magnificent lake you will see during this peak climbing. This peak climbing needs some technical skills to reach on top.

8. AMA DABLAM PEAK CLIMBING

8 Best Climbing Peaks in Nepal
  • Elevation: 6,812 m
  • Location: Everest / Solu Khumbu region
  • Best Time: April – May, and September – October
  • Accommodation: Guesthouses & Lodges / Camping at Mt. Ama Dablam
Highlights:

Ama Dablam Peak too is very popular and full of expeditions. This peak is also popularly known as “Matterhorn of Himalayas”. It offers everything from snowy slopes and ice cliffs to gentle climbs with some amazing views of Khumbu village below. As you are at the summit beautiful mountains like Everest and Lhotse can be seen clearly. This peak is tough to climb and requires high-level technical skills.

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