Best Peak Climbing In Nepal
by Jayaram Thapaliya · Updated August 18, 2023
You might be wondering which peak is right for you among the 33 climbing peaks of Nepal. But don’t worry, here you’ll get information about Best Peak Climbing In Nepal.
Before jumping into the list of climbing peaks, you should know “What is the Climbing Peak?”
A climbing peak is a peak that falls between 5,000m to 7,000m altitude ranges.
Among the list of NMA Climbing Peaks consist of 33 different mountains. Nepal Mountaineering Association categories climbing peak into 2 groups. They are:
NMA Climbing Peak Group ‘A’: Group A consists of 15 peaks out of 33.
NMA Climbing Peak Group ‘B’: Group B consists of 18 peaks out of 33.
#1 – Island Peak Climbing
Known as “Imja Tse”, Island Peak Climbing is the most demanded climbing peak of Nepal. In 1952, Eric Shipton’s party was given the “Island Peak” name. It lies on the east side of the Everest Base Camp and closes to the EBC trekking trail.
Not only on the climbing time you will also see this peak whilst Everest base camp trekking from Dingboche. We can adjoin Island Peak with Everest Base Camp Trekking.
Due to adventurous climbing experience & provides sensational views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Lhotse Shar, Cho Polu, Makalu, Baruntse, Ama Dablam, and so forth snow-capped mountains.
Island Peak Facts:
|Number of climbing days:||1-2 (including Island peak base camp)|
|Duration||16 days and above|
|Best Season||April to May and October to November|
|Accommodation||Guesthouses, Lodges, Camping|
#2 – Mera Peak (6,476m/21,247ft)
The Mera Peak is ranked #2 position among the peak climbing popularity. Situated at close southeast of Island Peak, considered as the highest climbing peak of Nepal.
The Mera peak climbing also starts from Lukla and is considered as one of the easier to conquer. Upon submitting Mera Peak you’ll have an awesome view of Everest Region and Lhotse.
#3 – Lobuche East (6,119m/20,070ft)
The Lobuche East Peak is ranked on #3 position on the basis of climbing demand. Likewise Island peak and Mera Peak, Louche east peak also situated in the Everest Region. Along with climbing to Lobuche east peak, you will also visit Everest Base Camp and popular viewpoint Kalpattar at the same time.
Lobuche East Peak features astoundingly close views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Cholatse, Ama Dablam, and Pumori and so forth.
#4 – Yala Peak (5,700m/18,700ft)
Located at Langtang (nearest to Kathmandu), the Yala Peak is the fourth(#4) demanded climbing peak in Nepal. It can be acquired even if you have only trekking experience. Because the Yala Peak is one the easiest climbing peaks among the 33.
You will get and an excellent view of the entire Langtang range from the summit of Yala Peak. You will get an amazing view of Mount Shishapangma which is the fourteenth highest mountain in the world.
#5 – Pisang Peak (6,091m / 19,978ft)
Situated in Manang, the Pisang peak is one of the most popular among the peak list of Nepal. We can do Pisang Peak climbing and Annapurna Circuit Trek. Pisang peak is comparatively more technical than other trekking peaks of Nepal. Thus, climbers should be physically fit and some previous mountaineering experience.
The summit of Pisang Peak offers stunning views of Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Manaslu, Annapurna IV, Gangapurna, Tilicho Peak, and so forth snow-capped peak in the Annapurna region.
#6 – Chulu West (6,419m / 21,055ft)
The Cholu west lies the Annapurna Region which is close to Pisang Peak and Cholu East.
Chulu West is a peak in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Chulu West summit offers mesmerizing views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, and Thorong Peak.