Mountaineering & Expeditions Nepal – Eight peaks out of 14 peaks over 8000m are Nepal. This justify that Nepal is the top destination for mountaineering & expeditions among the adventurers in the world. Nepal defines four seasons for expeditions: Spring (March-May), summer (June to August), autumn (September to November) and winter (December to February). Spring is the best season for Nepal expedition.
The rule for mountaineering on major peaks require a minimum of six months advance application to the Ministry of Tourism and an endorsement letter from a UIAA –affiliated alpine club of the country organizing the expedition. Once approved the expedition has to pay a royalty of USD 1500 to USD 50000, depending on the elevation of the peak and must employ a government appointed liaison officer. There are 160 mountains open for expeditions. Some such as Mount Everest are booked many years in advance while others remain untouched for several seasons.
Expedition in Nepal typically refers to a long journey to mountains of above 7000m. The mountains above 7000m are categorized Expeditions Peaks by the government of Nepal. Nepal is very famous for Expeditions and mountaineering since the eight mountains above 8000m out of 14 are in Nepal such as Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Choyou, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Makalu, Annapurna and Lhotse. Due to these, eight thousand mountains, it is suitable to say Nepal is also paradise for world mountaineers
Mountain expedition in Nepal is very costly and a very good level of physical fitness and technical climbing experience on rock and ice climbing is very much required. Further information about expedition in Nepal and expedition guide such as expedition route and itinerary, cost, equipments, weather and temperature, expedition season in Nepal, write or call to our expedition expert.