5 popular climbing peaks in Nepal


Nepal is a precious country gifted by nature which is filled with many natural resources and beauty. 5 popular climbing peaks in Nepal are the most searched words in the world. Many travelers visit Nepal to enjoy and experience the beautiful views of the High Himalayas and climb some lower peaks by train to the Summit of Mount Everest. These kinds of peaks are not found in other places.

There are many beautiful places and resources in Nepal which cannot be described in words. The beautiful place has mountains, peaks, flora and fauna, lakes, glaciers, green hills, forests, etc., in which we can trek. This trek makes the people’s journey worth it because of its stunning views and breathtaking scenery. 

Among those beautiful places, one of the most important, memorable, and enjoyable is a peak trek which is also known as a climbing trek. Peaks are those place which gives people a lot of fun and memories with some knowledge of local culture and traditions of local people living in that region.

There are a lot of Peaks located in Nepal but there are some of the most popular peaks that people should visit once in a lifetime are:-

Mera Peak

Island Peak

Loubche Peak

Pisang Peak 

Chulu West Peak

These all beautiful peaks are located above 5500m which gives you a more beautiful and panoramic view of the Himalayas. These beautiful views make your journey more enjoyable and memorable. 

Your journey to these 5 peaks starts from Kathmandu. In Mera, Island, and Loubche Peaks you are taken by Flight to Lukla Airport but in Tent Peak, you are taken by bus to Pokhara and in Chulu West Peak you are taken by bus to Syange.

By any vehicle, you go this will be a memorable journey to all 5 peaks because of its beauty and friendly local people. People who have gone on this trek have not come by being disappointed up to this date and we hope that further also no one will come by disappointed. 

1) Mera Peak

Mera Peak is located at Hinku Valley of the Sagamratha region at an altitude of 6476 meters above sea level. Mera Peak Climbing is one of the highest climbing treks which is in the Himalayas of the Mahalangur section and Barun sub-section. This highland has three different peaks with different elevations such as Mera North (6,476m/21,247ft), Mera Central (6,461m/21,198ft), and Mera South (6,065m/19,898ft) and all are reflected as a main summit.

During this trek, you can pass through several small and traditional villages along with remote areas and also enjoy the beautiful scenery of the colorful forest of rhododendrons. 

A climbing permit is the most required thing in this trek to make the expedition. A major highlight of the trip is the starting and ending points. Your trek begins on a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla Airport. After landing in Lukla you head to Namche Bazaar.

After that, for a few days, you will walk through the rhododendron forest by seeing stunning views of Mera Peak. Then you can acclimatize at the base camp and prepare to visit Mera Peak. After preparation for a few days, you will proceed toward Mera La, then to Mera Peak.

After visiting the Mera Peak you will return to Lukla Airport through different rent crossing the Zatrwa La Pass. From Lukla then you will return to Kathmandu. In this trek the expedition is less complicated, making it the most popular climbing peak in Nepal.

2) Island Peak

Island Peak is one of the most popular climbing peaks in Nepal which is located at Sagarmatha National Park in the Solukhumbu district of eastern Nepal. This peak is situated at an altitude of 6189m. This peak is also known as Imja Tse. 

For professional trekkers who are looking for some challenging experience in the mountains and for those who are less experienced and looking for some good challenging trek in the Himalayas then Climbing Island Peak is the best choice for them. Although this trek is challenging it does not need technical skill.

Island Peak is the most popular climbing peak all over Nepal which will be the perfect trip option in the Himalayas. 

You should follow the classical Everest Base Camp track since Island Peak is situated at the Imja Valley where you should pass through various wilderness valleys such as Khumbu. You will be served with a panoramic view of different marvelous mountains from Island Peak Summit.

Your trek begins from Kathmandu International Airport from which you fly to Lukla Airport. After landing at Lukla Airport you will trek toward Namche Bazaar which is a showcase of Sherpa culture. Before continuing the trek toward an ancient monastery called Tengboche you will acclimatize at Namche Bazaar.

From Tengboche, you will head towards Dingboche which is located at Imja Valley. You will spend a few days at that place and lead towards Gorakshep which is a small village near Everest Base Camp.

After that, you can hike up and down at Kala Patthar at the time of our stay which will be a good climbing practice. After spending a few days there you will head towards Chukkung, the Island Base camp, where you prepare to reach the summit. After reaching the top, you will get a view of Ama Dablam, Baruntse, Lotse, etc.

After that, your trek will be complete and you will return. You will repeat your step back to Lukla, which will be faster as you will be hiking down for the best part. 

3) Loubche Peak

Loubche Peak is one of the top 5 listed best climbing peaks in Nepal, located near the Khumbu Glacier. This mountain contains two prominent peaks with different altitudes such as Loucbhe East (6145 m/20161 ft) and Loubche West (6119 m/20075 ft)

To climb this peak a permit from the National Mountaineering Association (NAM). Loubche East and Loubche West are classified as an expedition peak by the NMA.

Many people have climbed the Loubche East and have climbed frequently since it is more accessible than the Loubche West. West Peak is considered more difficult than East Peak due to the steep drop and substantial distance.

This trek begins from Kathmandu Airport and heads toward Lukla Airport. From Lukla Airport trek takes you to Namche Bazaar. Then you will have some rest at Namche Bazaar. Then from there your trek heads toward Tengboche and from there to Dingboche. From the Dingboche, you trek toward the Lobuche.

After the Lobuche, you will head toward the Gorakshep where you will spend one night. From there you will move toward Loubche Base Camp. From there you will go to Loubche Peak Summit where you will enjoy the beautiful view of the Himalayan.

From there you return to the Pheriche and from there to Namche Bazaar and from there to Lukla Airport. From there you will return to Kathmandu by flight.

4) Tent Peak

Tent Peak is included as one of the 5 best climbing peaks of Nepal which is located in its north-western part which is located at an altitude of 5695m. This peak is also known as Tharpu Chuli which lies inside the Annapurna Sanctuary.

Compared to other climbing this peak is easier to climb. If you want low-altitude expedition peaks in Nepal in the Annapurna region then this will be the perfect choice for you. 

Your trek starts from Kathmandu on a tourist bus to Pokhara and will stay overnight at a selected hotel nearby lakeside. From there you will travel to Nayapul, trek to Tirkhedunga, and stay one night at the lodge.

Then you will travel to Ghorepani and from there you will visit Poonhill early morning. From there you will trek to Chhomrong, to Dovan, to MBC, to ABC in this trek you will spend one night each at all places and finally, you will trek to Tent Peak. 

Finally, from there you will return to Pokhara and from there to Kathmandu. From Pokhara, you should travel to Kathmandu by either a tourist bus or a flight.

5) Chulu West Peak

Chulu West Peak will be the best choice for you if you are looking for a thrilling climbing experience and adventure with a close panoramic view of the Himalayas in Nepal.

Chulu West Peak is located in the Annapurna region with an altitude of 6419m. This trek is not technically demanding nor poses any severe challenges due to its ascent. To complete the Chulu West Peak trek the physical condition should be good and there should be the best stamina.

This trek begins from Kathmandu and from Kathmandu, you are driven to Syange. From Syange you will travel to Dharapani, Dharapani to Chame, Chame to Pisang, Pisang to Manang, Manang to Leder and finally from Leder you will reach Chulu West Peak. From there you will travel to Chulu Base Camp. 

From there you will travel to Thorong Phedi, and from there you will visit Muktinath Temple, from there you will travel to Kagbeni, and from there to Jomsom. From Jomson you will take a flight and will go to Pokhara and will visit Pokhara and from there by bus or flight you will return to Kathmandu.

Finally, if you are interested in another peak to climb you can connect with our company Adventure A One Trek. Mostly, the 5 popular climbing peaks are very busy in the climbing season. So, if you love peace climbing destinations you can look for others. 

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