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10 Best Peak Climbing in Nepal

Updated at Jan 31, 2022by Mission Himalaya

Take a couple of minutes to read this article 10 Best Peak Climbing in Nepal so you can choose the best peak climbing that fits you. Home of 8 colossal mountains, Nepal is the prime land for adventurers. Peak climbing in Nepal is an exhilarating type of adventure that tightens the muscular system while spending a fantastic time.

As Nepal is rich with a myriad of Himalayas, it allows expert climbers to explore more high peaks and scale their climbing ability. For rookies too, the low elevation moderate grade summits offer the best Nepal Peak climbing experience.

Peak climbing is included in the buckle list of many thrills seekers. However, it is not that simple to tick it off from the list. To achieve the climbing peaks of Nepal strong willingness and dedication are a must.  The interested enthusiast must be of excellent fitness level and have some prior mountaineering expertise. Explaining briefly, every shape and size can proceed for this climb if you have done a peak climbing gym and if you are in a dilemma consult with a doctor.

Whichever peak you choose to climb, it takes you between an elevation of 5000m to 6500m. It allows you to experience the paradise view of the Mountains, Rolling hills, Monuments, Wetlands, Gorges, groves, and many more from a height.

Nowadays, enthusiasts are attracted to mountaineering and peak climbing which welcomes lots of junkies annually in Nepal. The ultimate focus of this blog is to provide insights regarding 6000m peak climbing in Nepal.

1. Chulu West Peak:

Chulu West Peak Climbing is a phenomenal peak climb to the Annapurna region, parallel to the Thorung La Pass in the Manang Basin. Chulu West Peak, which is just off the Annapurna Circuit Trek, is contemplated as an exhausting peak climb of Nepal. This 6419m apex completely explores the exceptionally close perspective of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Range. In addition, this summit rewards the magnifying view of the panoramas that reach into China and Tibet.

This adventure Chulu West peak is one of the most demanded peak climbs among the wallop rush lover. Though it is a challenging and long day climb, the heart-pumping scenery of Annapurna, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, and many more vistas reward next-level satisfaction. Moreover, this demesne is rich in the culture of various ethnic residents, and getting an occasion to know about this interesting custom is like adding a fragrance in gold.

Chulu West Peak Climbing is a strenuous climb, conquered by a few climbers, and some leave unconcluded. If you have great physical fitness, previous climbing experience, basic mountaineering skills, and a willingness for genuine adventure, you can subdue this climb.

Climbing Facts:

  • Ascent: up to 6419m
  • Destination: Everest region
  • Level of Difficulty: Difficult/ Moderate
  • Climb duration: 6 days
  • Hospitality: Teahouse and Camping
  • Best times to visit Chulu West Peak: Autumn and Spring.

2. Island Peak:

Island Peak (6189m), named by its appearance as an "island floating in a sea of frost," is another wonderful mountaineering peak for rookie climbers. This peak is also known as Imja Tse of Solukhumbu. For adventure lovers, Island Peak Climbing is likely to be a favorite climb to the Himalayas. As it is relative to the Everest Base Camp trek which adds a great fragrance to the journey. This peak climbing can be done relatively with Mera Peak Climb via. Amphu Pass for the aim of acclimatization.

Island Peak is also known as the ‘Peak to Paradise’. The enormous scenery of the planet’s highest mountain, Mount Everest, as well as the fourth-highest summits Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Baruntse, Ama Dablam, Makalu, and many other popular and unrecognized mountains, can be seen from the Island summit.

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Island Peak Climbing is likely to be at the top of the trekker's list of life's most remarkable thrills. This 3 day Island peak climb is difficult as the route to the summit is tricky to find. This peak climbing can be done relatively with Mera Peak Climb via Amphu Pass for the aim of acclimatization. The journey taker should have an extremely healthy body and motivational mind to conquer this climb.

Climbing Facts:

  • Ascent: up to 6189m
  • Destination: Region of Everest
  • Level of Difficulty: Difficult
  • Climb duration: 3 days
  • Hospitality: Basic Teahouse and Camping
  • Best times to visit Peak: April-May and Oct-Nov.

3. Mera Peak:

Located in the south corner of the Makalu region, Mera Peak Climbing is one of the most popular soaring peaks in the Everest range. The route is less accessible compared to other peak climbing in Nepal which takes you across a thick rhododendron forest, stunning Himalayan towns, and breathtaking climbs. As the climb proceeds, you will get to explore the remoteness; it appears to be one of the secluded uninhabited island-like aspects.

As it is a challenging and strenuous far-flung stroll, it has attracted more than a handful of travelers every year. The astonishing view of the popular mountains like Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu, and other Himalayas panoramas are like icing on the cake. Climbing mera peak will give the best mountaineering experiences for new peak climbers who have great physical fitness. Mission Himalaya offers you the greatest alternative for the solo package if you're looking to climb Mera Peak alone. Visit our blog for advice on Solo mera peak climbing.

Climbing Facts:

  • Ascent: up to 6476 m
  • Destination: Region of Everest
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate
  • Climb duration: 2 days
  • Hospitality: Teahouse and Camping
  • Best times to visit Mera Peak: April-May and Oct-Nov.

4. Lobuche Peak:

Climbing the tricky Lobuche Peak is ideal for adventurers who want to explore the magnificent Solu Khumbu and Everest regions. Explaining wisely, Lobuche has two summits: East and West, which are classified as the trekking peak and expedition peak.

The Lobuche Peak Climbing offers the climber to explore the Himalayas, landscapes, and cultivation of the Khumbu region. It has been listed as the unsung peak compared to Island and Mera Peak. However, it is worth climbing.

With good fortune, you can get to witness the scenic view of the highest mountain in the world Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and other non-renowned peaks. Most of the trekkers combine this climb with Island Peak climbing or exploring Everest Base Camp.

Though Lobuche Peak climbing has been given a tag as a challenging climb, it is recommended for those who have prior climbing expertise. Moreover, every willer to conquer the Lobuche Peak climbing must have basic mountaineering experience with the common use of axes.

Climbing Facts:

  • Ascent: up to 6092m.
  • Destination: Solu Khumbu and Everest range
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate
  • Climb duration: 3 days
  • Hospitality: Teahouse and Camping at Lobuche Base Camp
  • Best times to visit Lobuche Peak: April-May and Oct-Nov.

5. Pisang Peak:

Located at the overhead of Pisang hamlet, the thrilling Pisang Peak is one of the formidable climbs to the north core of the Manang Basin. This summit is one of the trickiest climbs compared to other peak climbs in Nepal. It takes the climber across the highest Pass of the world, Thorung La Pass (5416m), and offers you to visit the Hindu and Buddhist temple Muktinath. Such a fact, climbers must be super healthy, be physically strong, and have prior mountaineering.

Pisang Peak Climbing relatively follows the trail with the famous trekking destination of Nepal, the Annapurna Circuit trek. While strolling through the trail you get to savor the stunning view of the terrain farms, Pisang hamlet, mountain panoramic, gorge bridges, and many more. Likewise, the soul-starring view of the Gangapurna, Annapurna panoramas, and Mt. Dhaulagiri is worth climbing.

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Climbing Facts:

  • Ascent: up to 6092m
  • Destination: Annapurna region
  • Level of Difficulty: Trickey
  • Climb Duration: 2 days
  • Hospitality: Small hotel and Tent camp
  • Best times to visit Pisang Peak: April-May and Oct-Nov.

6. Yala Peak:

Standing at the elevation of 5700m, the Yala summit is ideal for all beginner mountain climbers. The easy saunter journey to Yala Peak offers the climber the opportunity to explore the outstanding view of the Langtang region. As it is located near Kathmandu, it is a priority peak for those climbers who have fewer days of vacation.

Above the 5700m elevation from sea level, the crystal clear view of the Langtang Lirung, Dorche Pakpa, Gangchepo, Langshisha Ri, and other small peaks can be witnessed. The climbers can get to inspect the sublime scenario of Shishapangma which is the apex mountain of Tibet. It is now evident that it is close to the Tibetan border.

Trekkers will get to view the crampons, frozen lakes, monasteries, and traditional Sherpa settlements, and pass via Kala Patthar as well as Everest Base Camp while following the trail. During the festive season, the Himalayan people celebrate a variety of interesting and distinctive festivities. Fortunately, if you choose the festive season to climb, you will enjoy the climb as well as get an opportunity to interact with the locals and learn about their festival.

Climbing Facts:

  • Ascent: up to 5700m.
  • Destination: Langtang Region
  • Level of Difficulty: nearest and easy
  • Climb duration: 1 day
  • Hospitality: Teahouse

7. Parchamo Peak:

Parchamo Peak is one of the ideal destinations for peace-loving travelers which takes you over the remote region of Khumbu. Reaching through the Rolwaling Valley and over Tashi Lapcha Pass desolate terrain with few to no trekkers on the trail. Located in the wild and inaccessible area of Everest, explores the soul-attracting view of the mountain panorama of the Rolwaling Basin and Everest region.

Although the route to Parchamo summit takes you at the elevation of 6187m, it is considered the less challenging climb. This journey reveals the stunning view of Cho Oyu, Mt. Gauri Shankar with other unrecognized apex covered with the bright-white form. As this region is rich in ethnic culture and tradition, you will get opportunities to interact with the Sherpa community in the Everest region. As Parchamo is considered the easiest peak climb in Nepal, travelers must be prepared to face minor difficulties.

Climbing Facts:

  • Ascent: up to 6187m
  • Destination: Everest region
  • Level of Difficulty: minor-tricky
  • Climb Duration:  1 or 2 days
  • Hospitality: Basic hotels and tent camp
  • Best time to visit Parchamo Peek: Autumn and Spring

8. Kyajo Ri Peak:

Kyajo Ri Peak is an apex with an elevation of 6186m, ideal for adventure lovers who want to hone their mountaineering ability. Squeezed between two basins Gokyo and Thame, Kyajo Ri apex climb gets a tag as a minor-tricky peak climbing of Nepal. Though it lies in the Everest region, it is a less-frequented route because those who choose this route should have excellent health, previous expertise around high elevation, and quite good steep rock climbing skills. Because this route is combined with rock and ice and steep ascend and descend.

Reaching the apex summit of Kyoju Ri, you will be welcomed with a pleasureful view of the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and other high mountains. In addition, you will get to know the culture & tradition, and lifestyle of the export climber of Nepal, Sherpa.

Climbing Facts:

  • Ascent: up to 6186m
  • Destination: Everest region
  • Level of Difficulty: little difficult
  • Climb Duration: 3 or 4 days
  • Hospitality: Teahouses and camping
  • Best times to visit Kyoju Ri Peek: Autumn (September-October) and Spring (April-May).

9. Dhampus Peak:

Standing above the elevation of 6012m from sea level, Dhampus is suitable for those folks who want to proceed as an individual climber. The majority of climbers embark on this expedition in order to put their climbing talents to the test or develop their mountaineering abilities by reaching the summit. Thapa Peak is another name for Dhampus Peak.

The journey will take you to a wilderness and isolated part of Nepal, where you can get to see the stunning Snowy apex of Tilicho, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, and more unknown peaks. Trickey path leads you to explore the majestic view of the Dhampus which lies in between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri hills.

Climbing Facts:

  • Ascent: up to 6012m
  • Destination: Dhaulagiri region
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate
  • Climb Duration: 1 day
  • Hospitality: Teahouses and camping
  • Best times to visit Dhampus Peak: September-October (Autumn) and April-May (Spring).

10. Tent Peak:

Tent Peak is one of the famous short-duration peaks that climb around the region of Annapurna. Alternatively, known as Tharpu Chuli, occupies the mid-part of the Annapurna sanctuary. Comparatively, Tent Peak Climbing is a low-altitude climb that takes the traveler across the elevation of 5663m.

Explaining more, it is an ideal peak for prior mountaineers who have very basic trekking experience. Keep in mind, that you must be sure that you are physically fit and an emotionally strong climber. Conquering the climb is not everyone’s cup of tea. So, you must be well prepared for this Tent Peak to explore the south corner part of Annapurna Base Camp.

Climbing Facts:

  • Ascent: 5663m
  • Destination: Annapurna region
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate
  • Climb Duration: 2 days
  • Hospitality: Teahouses and camping
  • Best time to visit TentPeak: late September- late October (Autumn) and March-May (Spring)

How many days does it take to climb a Peak in Nepal?

In Nepal, there are 238 peaks that are allowed for climbing. However,

According to Nepal Mountaineering Association, 32 peaks are suitable for all the enthusiasts who want to explore the Himalayas which are above 5000ft to 7000ft. It takes about 2 to 3 weeks to conquer the peak.

Best Time for Peak Climbing in Nepal?

Choosing Sep to Nov and Mar to May will be the greatest time to go for a peak climb in Nepal. These months bring Autumn and Spring season in Nepal which are the two optimum periods to visit the highlands of Nepal. The ascending and descending rocky stream will be slippery and will be difficult to find the trail in other seasons.

Relatively, The Spring season is mild, with little threat of snowfall, making the trek significantly smoother. The eye-popping scenic view of the rhododendron, pine groves, and clear view of the Himalayan panorama at a distance motivate alpine to conquer the Best Peak climbing in Nepal.

Autumn offers the mountaineers a crystal clear view of the stunning environment. This is the period after the monsoon, that emptied the atmosphere, and clarity is at its optimum. It is a fantastic clock for mountaineering since the weather is dry and steady.

We strongly advise you to avoid peak climbing mostly in summer and winter. The trail remains slick and the temperature remains scorching in the summer due to unpredictable rainfall. Similarly, it will be difficult to locate a trail that has been blocked by significant snowfall during the winter season.

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