Designed for energetic and physically fit trekkers with little or no experience in mountain expedition Island Peak (6,189m/20,305ft) is a fantastic experience in the Himalayas of Nepal. It is one of the main climbing peaks in the Everest Region made up of an imposing high glaciated west face that rises from the Lhotse Glacier which makes it challenging to navigate; the most arduous section is a mixed rock and ice wall at a slope of around 45 degrees leading to the narrow summit ridge. Nevertheless, the superb views from the summit will be one huge reward for the efforts we put in. Island Peak is not a difficult undertaking for a beginner climber wishing to enter the incredible world of mountain climbing. Hundreds of climbers flock to Nepal every year to get a permit for Island Peak climbing.
Lobuche lies close to the Khumbu Glacier and has two main peaks, Lobuche East (height of 6119m) and LobucheWest ( height of 6145m). Although the Lobuche East climb is a bit more challenging than Island Peak climb as it involves slippery rock slabs and snow slopes lying just below the glacier yet it is equally rewarding. From the peak you get breathtaking views of Everest alongside AmaDablam, Lhotse, Nuptse and Pumori.Lobuche East climbing requires an excellent uses of expeditions ropes(Main and Fix) and along with it one should have a basic knowledge of alpine climbing techniques of using rope climbing, ice axe and crampons and abseiling.
YalaPeak(5500m), trek is most suitable for those who wish to stand on a Himalayan summit but have a limited amount of time available. Yala peak climb is non-technical; anyone with general trekking knowledge is fit for this trip. One can enjoy the natural beauty of Langtang region, which lies close to Nepal’s border with Tibet. One can enjoy the fascinating overflow of influence and traditions unique of the mountain people as well as superb views of several snow covered mountains like LantangLirung, DorjeLakpa, Ganesh Himal, Naya Kanga, Gangchempo and the famous 8000m peak Shishapangma.
Climb the Chulu West Peak (6419m/21,055ft) and make the dream of peak climbing in one of world’s most beautiful Annapurna region come true. There are two Chulu Peaks, East and West. The Chulu East (6200m) would be an ideal peak to start with. The fantastic combo of tough trekking through a series of Annapurna Peaks and climbing to the Chulu East Peak is an ideal trip for those looking to combine the thrills of the region with the challenge of mounting to a scenic mountain peak. Standing at a height of 6419m, the Chulu West Peak offers an interesting peak climbing opportunity for those looking for an adventure in the Annapurna Region. While climbing the peak, one can also enjoy magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna, and other Himalaya peaks. However, climbing the Chulu West Peak requires a good physical condition and a high degree of stamina. Physically, Chulu West is a part of the ManangHimal and also determined as the ‘Trekking Peak’ by Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), Chulu West Peak is a much sought after trekking peak among adventure buffs in Nepal.
MeraPeak is one of the highest as well as the enchanting trekking peaks in Nepal as it involves a culturally stimulating journey through remote picturesque villages and forests – followed by a gentle climb to the summit. The view from this peak is one of the finest in the Himalaya with five 8,000m peaks visible: Mount Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, and Kangchenjunga. The standard route from the north involves high altitude glacier walking but the ease of reaching this elevation is its biggest danger but good weather and snow conditions are, of course, necessary for safety and successful trekking. The west and south faces of Mera peak offer more difficult technical routes but for experienced climbers it is a technically straightforward conquest, the main hurdle being proper acclimatization to the high altitude. All climbers who are seeking to climb Mera Peak are recommended to partake in preparative fitness and altitude training before attempting an ascent.
Mardi Peak (5587m) is located 15 miles north of Pokhara and south of the Annapurna Region. The peak is categorized among the smallest trekking peaks in Nepal. The trail that leads to Mardi Peak is less visited, making it a perfect option for trekkers who want to avoid overcrowded trekking routes while enjoying magnificent views of Annapurna Regions, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Himalchuli, Machhapuchhare, LamjungHimal and Hiunchuli. This rarely visited area provides a tough trek isolated from the teahouses and lodges, which dominate most of the trekking in and around the Annapurna Regions.Since the ascend to the peak is less technical, Mardi Peak Climbing is an excellent opportunity for beginners and those seeking to gain climbing experience.And its low altitude has a great deal of potential for those interested in small scale exploratory climbing and the ridges will certainly present climbing challenges at a reasonable standard.
Pisang Peak also takes its place as one of the ‘most sought after’ trekking peaks in Nepal. Pisang Peak (6092 m.) is considered as one of the easier climbing peaks situated somewhat in-between the two massive peaks of Annapurna I and Manaslu, both high altitude mountains of approximately eight thousand meters. It has majestically stood up above the village of Pisang and has formed the shape of pyramid in the summit. Lying on the way to the highest pass of the world “Throng La Pass”, it offers very good scope for exploration journey which passes through friendly welcoming villages with a mixture of interesting cultures where you can stopover and observe the traditional mountain lifestyles of the communities who inhabit this region. The natural beauty of sweet sounding waterfalls, well farmed green paddy fields, dotted barren deserts, oak forests and the deepest gorge in the world make this venture a dream odyssey of sublime wonders that turn holidays into lifetime moments never to forget.
Hiunchuli is the fourth highest peak among Nepal’s famous ‘Trekking Peaks’ lying in Himalayas of central Nepal. The mountain is an extension of Annapurna South area which rises to a staggering altitude of 6,441m. Between this peak and Machapuchare is a narrow section of the Modi Khola valley that provides the only access to the Annapurna Sanctuary.Climbing the peak is not much of a technical hurdle, but getting there is a notorious one as this zone is prone to rock falls, seracs and determining proper routes can be complex in nature; as a result, this offers mountain daredevils a crowd free route in this less preferred area that poses challenges to all.