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Expeditions in Nepal: Journey to the Great Himalayas

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Nepal is best known as the “Land of Himalayas”. There is a reason Nepal is bestowed with such a discrete title. Eight of the top fourteen highest peaks (above 8,000 meters) in the world are located in Nepal. 

Isn’t that amazing? 

The presence of the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest (8,848 m) makes the country an awe-inspiring destination to explore. Besides Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt.Makalu (8,463m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Mt. Manaslu (8,163m), Mt. Annapurna (8,091m) etc. attracts myriads of mountaineers and adventure seekers.

Expeditions in Nepal are one of the major fascinations among all the adventures for both domestic as well as international explorers. Some of the breathtaking expeditions in Nepal are listed below:

Everest North

Everest, also renowned as “Sagarmatha”, can be climbed from two regions: Nepal and Tibet. This expedition involves mountaineering of Everest from its North i.e. Tibet. Mesmerizing views of monasteries, old historic forts, remote cliffside retreats, Buddhist arts and cultures, caves, prayer flags and Himalayan flora and fauna against the backdrop of Tibetan Landscape are a treat to the eyes. 

Highlights

  •  Prime Activity- Mountaineering the highest  peak in the world, Mt. Everest (8848 meters)
  • Minor Activity- Culture  
  • Sightseeing of the World UNESCO Heritage Sites
  • Culture and traditions of local mountain people
  • Short Visit to Rumbuk Monastery

To know more about the price, routes, safety measures and other important information on Everest North Expedition, contact Wild Yak Expeditions

 Manaslu 

Manaslu is derived from the Sanskrit word “Manasa” and is translated as “Mountain of the Spirit”. After the Mount Everest Expedition, Manaslu Expedition is the most preferred expedition in Nepal. Locally known as “Kutang”, Mt. Manaslu is the eighth highest peak in the world. Ascending Manaslu means sightseeing the beautiful Himalayan views of Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and other mountain peaks. 

Highlights

  • Prime Activity- Mountaineering the eighth highest peak in the world, Mt. Manaslu (8,163 meters) 
  • Minor Activity- Trekking
  • Fascinating Larke Buddhist Culture with beautiful monasteries
  • Helicopter flight from base camp to Kathmandu
  • The UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu

To know more about the price, routes, safety measures and other important information on Manaslu Expedition, contact Wild Yak Expeditions

 Cho Oyu 

Located at the Nepal-Tibet border and 20 kilometers west of Everest and Lhotse, Cho Oyu (renowned as the Turquoise Goddess) is the sixth highest peak in the world. Accompanied by the picturesque Himalayan terrains and immense mountain landscape of Everest, Makalu, Lhotse, Shishapangma and others, Cho Oyu Expedition offers you a lifetime experience of climbing. 

Highlights

  •  Prime Activity- Mountaineering the sixth highest peak in the world, Mt. Cho Oyu ( 8,201 meters) 
  • Minor Activity- Cultural and Trekking
  • The UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu and Lhasa
  • Introduction of the culture and tradition of the  Tibetan Buddhists

To know more about the price, routes, safety measures and other important information on Cho Oyu Expedition, contact Wild Yak Expeditions .

Shishapangma 

The fourteenth highest peak in the world, Mt. Shishapangma is the only 8000 meters peak wholly located in Tibet. It is considered one of the easiest 8000 meters peaks to climb. The expedition takes you through the Tibetan high Plateau, beautiful valleys, monasteries and breathtaking views of mighty mountains like Everest and Cho Oyu. 

Highlights

  • Prime Activity- Mountaineering the fourteenth highest peak in the world, Mt. Shishapangma (8,013 meters) 
  • Minor Activity- Cultural and Trekking
  • The UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu and Lhasa
  • Tibetan Buddhist Culture
  • Himalayan views of Mount Everest, Mt. Cho Oyu, Gurla Mandata, Lhakpa Ri etc.
  • Beautiful valleys, Potala palace & Tibetan monasteries

To know more about the price, routes, safety measures and other important information on Shishapangma Expedition, contact Wild Yak Expeditions.

Lhotse Expedition 

Mountaineering the fourth highest peak in the world, Mt. Lhotse takes mountaineers near the Everest expedition zone. Spectacular mountain sceneries, lush foothills, colorful facets of buddhist culture and tradition and precious interactions with the local Sherpa population make the journey an outstanding one. 

Highlight

  •  Prime Activity- Mountaineering the fourth highest peak in the world, Mt. Lhotse (8,516 meters) 
  • Minor Activity- Cultural and Trekking
  • Pre-acclimatization climbing of Lobuche Peak (6119m)
  • Domestic Flight to Lukla
  • Culture of Local Sherpa Population

To know more on the price, routes, safety measures and other important information on Lhotse Expedition, contact  Wild Yak Expeditions.

Ama Dablam Expedition

Located in the Eastern Himalayan range of Nepal in the heart of Khumbu region, Ama Dablam is one of the most stunning mountains in the world. Famous as “ the Matterhorn of the Himalaya”, Ama Dablam offers stunning views of  Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Pumori etc. Expedition to Ama Dablam is challenging and technical, yet a beautiful adventure highly admired by trekkers and climbers. 

Highlights

  •  Prime Activity- Mountaineering one of the majestic mountains, Ama Dablam  ( 6856m)
  •  Minor Activity- Cultural and Trekking
  •  UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu
  •  Pre-acclimatization climbing of Lobuche Peak(6119m)
  • Domestic Flight to Lukla
  • Culture of Local Sherpa Population

To know more about the price, routes, safety measures and other important information on the Ama Dablam Expedition, contact Wild Yak Expeditions.

Himlung Expedition

Himlung Himal, the most popular mountain among 7000 meter peaks, is located in the Nar-Phu region . The region is under the restricted area of Nepal due to which a special trekking permit is required for this expedition. Climbing Himlung is not that challenging and technical. Hence, it is preferred by many first time mountaineers. 

Highlights

  •  Prime Activity- Mountaineering Himlung Himal (7216 meters) 
  • Minor Activity- Cultural and Trekking
  • UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu
  • Mountain views of Manaslu range, Lamjung Himal, Machhapuchhre Himal, Annapurna Range, Tilicho peak, Gangapurna and many more
  • Acclimatization trekking in the Nar-Phu Valley 

To know more about the price, routes, safety measures and other important information on Himlung Expedition, contact Wild Yak Expeditions.

Lobuche Peak

Lobuche Peak situated 6119 meters above sea level is considered as one of the best trekking peaks in the world. Its location in the Everest region makes it a favorable destination to view spectacular Everest and the Khumbu Valley. To experience the beauty of Gokyo Lake is one speciality of this expedition. The views of Everest, Ama dablam, Lhotse and other mountains from Gokyo Lake leave you spellbound. 

Highlights

  • Prime Activity-Peak Climbing on a Lobuche Peak (6,119 meters)
  • Minor Activity- Culture and Trekking
  • UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu
  • Helicopter flight above the  Khumbu Valley from Pheriche to Lukla
  • Glimpse of lake Gokyo at 4750 meters
  • Acclimatization climb on Gokyo Ri and cross of Cho La pass
  • Trekking through the Khumbu region

To know more on the price, routes, safety measures and other important information on Lobuche Peak, contact Wild Yak Expeditions.  

Nepal is rich in many other expeditions and adventures. Contact Wild Yak Expeditions to explore and experience the best expeditions in Nepal. We are committed to organize expeditions in small groups to ensure better safety and quality services. We make your climbing experience fun and memorable, favored by good ambiance, contentment and flexibility.

Do reach out to Wild Yak Expeditions, the best trekking company in Nepal, to experience the best mountaineering experience.

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