Mountaineering is one of the major tourism activities in Nepal, thanks to its challenging, unbeatable high altitude peaks and ranges. The fact that Nepal contains over 1310 snow-capped peaks, eight of which are over 8000m above sea level, attracts mountaineering enthusiasts from all over the world. Additionally, there are many 7000m and above peaks that are ideal for shorter expeditions and various levels of experience.
Nepal is the ultimate destination for mountaineers and adventure enthusiasts. The towering mountains with their fluttering prayer flags and yak caravans have been captivating the imagination of mountain climbers for centuries. Every year hundreds of expeditions set out in the Himalayas; bringing tourists from all over the earth to the highest points in the world. Nothing can beat the exhilaration of scaling one of these peaks, it’s a once in a lifetime mission for the bold and the brave.