The Himalayas of Nepal has then, now and forever been the best The Himalayas welcome avid climbers to set foot on their grand and elegant snow caps. You can choose from an array of hundreds of peaks crossing 5000 m in Nepal. Hobby climbers get the best opportunity to experience major peak expedition. Climbers get a taste of feeling the white snow underneath and flex their muscles.
Peak Climbing in the Everest region in Nepal has gained high popularity for a long time. Everest region is known to entertain mountaineers and climbers with its astounding snowcapped giants that are known best in the world of adventure sports. The Khumbu region itself is renowned for having Mt. Everest, the highest mountain in the world in its laps.
Some of the most prominent peaks noted by Nepal adventure team for climbing are Manaslu Expedition, Mount Pumori Expedition, Saribung Expedition, Naya-Kanga Peak Climb, Pisang Peak Climbing, Lobuche Peak Climbing, Mera Peak Climbing, Tent Peak/Tharpu-Chuli Climbing, Yala Peak climbing, Chulu East Climbing, Ama Dablam Expedition, Everest Expedition, and Island Peak Climbing with EBC trekking. Nepal Adventure team has drafted the best peak climbing packages that will best suit your needs.
The top 3 peak climbing in the Everest region, namely, Island peak, Lobuche Peak and Mera Peak are mentioned below in detail. These three peaks are known to provide the best climbing experience and are a must go for enthusiastic mountaineers.
Island Peak Climbing
Island Peak Climbing is known to be the first choice and the ideal peak climbing for avid climbers. Island/Imjatse Peak Climbing, known as offers mesmerizing views of Mt. Everest from Kalapatthar and is graded as Peu Difficile (PD+) by Swiss/French Alpine System. Topping that off you will also get the opportunity to visit the various monasteries and experience the Buddhist religion and culture of Sherpa's first hand. Island Peak climbing itinerary as suggested by Nepal Adventure Team starts from a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and enters Namche bazaar. Named after the Imjatse valley, the Island peak climbing route passes through Everest Base Camp and then enters Imjastse or Island. The trek then ends at Lukla.
- Trek duration: 11-13 days
- Trek destination: Everest Base camp, Kalapatthar, Imjatse/Island Peak Base Camp
- Trek Region: Everest/ Khumbu Region
- Beginning altitude: Lukla at 2820 m
- Highest Elevation: Island peak at 6189 m
- Climbing Island Peak at 6189 m, and trekking to Everest Base Camp at 5364 m
- Panoramic views of Lingtren, Khumbutse, Changtse, Myt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku
- Experience the life of Sherpas at Imja Khola valley, Khumjung village, and Namche village
- Trek up to Khumbu Glacier
Island Peak Climbing Cost
Since Island peak falls in the Everest region and since the duration is long, so the cost is generally greater than other expeditions. Many factors like duration of the tour, transportation mode, climbing region, requirements largely determine the cost of Island peak climbing. Considering all things the total estimate of Island peak climbing cost lands somewhere at $2031 per person. The cost includes basic things like Island peak climbing permits, accommodation, and food.
Island Peak Difficulty
Island Peak Climbing itinerary drafted by the Nepal Adventure team considers all the difficulties associated with the trip. Island peak difficulty is generally graded as PD+ (Peu Difficile) meaning technically difficult. One is generally required to be physically fit and must be able to endure the cold climate. From a mountaineering point of view, it is vital that in the course of climbing you take all the precautions and be aware of the lightest symptom of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). You must be aware of symptoms such as dizziness, breathing problem, vomiting, headache and treat it immediately with some medication.
Lobuche Peak Climbing
Lobuche Peak Climbing is one of the most exhilarating peak climbing expeditions in the Khumbu region at the elevation of 6189 m. The trek, although technically difficult has been a popular peak climbing destination for avid climbers. From views of the Mt. Everest to the villages of Namche-Thyangboche-Pheriche, you can get a taste of both nature and the Buddhist religion. Lobuche Peak Itinerary prepared by Nepal Adventure Team is best suited for all your requirements. The trek starts from Lukla and then leads to Namche Bazaar. Eventually, it passes through Everest Base Camp towards Lobuche Base Camp and Lobuche High Camp. Then you will climb the Lobuche Peak and end the trek at Lukla.
- Trek Duration: 11-13 days
- Trek Destination: Everest Base camp, Lobuche High Camp, Lobuche Base Camp, Lobuche Peak
- Trek Region: Khumbu/Everest region
- Beginning Altitude: Lukla at 2820 m
- Highest Elevation: Lobuche Peak at 6119 m
- Panoramic views of Lobuche Peak, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Mt. Everest
- Views of a dozen Mountains from Kala Patthar
- Experience the culture of the Sherpa
- Pass villages of Namche, Lobuche
- Visit monasteries and try the local cuisine
Lobuche Peak Climbing cost
Lobuche Peak climbs in the Everest region is a relatively expensive peak climbing expedition due to the region it is situated in and also due to the duration. To reach the Everest region, one has to travel to Lukla through the air which also adds to the cost. Lobuche Peak itinerary formed by NAT estimates the cost starting at US$ 2290 per person which includes basic necessities like Lobuche Peak permit, accommodation, and food. Factors like your requirements, travel cost, duration of the trip and the destination also impacts the cost of traveling.
Lobuche Peak Difficulty
Lobuche Peak difficulty is generally graded as TD+ (Tres Difficile) meaning very difficult by the International Swiss/French Alpine System. Since you will have to climb the Lobuche Peak standing at 6119 m and will also have to trek Everest Base Camp as well as Lobuche High Camp, the entire tour is regarded as technically difficult. One is generally required to be physically fit and must be able to endure the cold climate. From a mountaineering point of view, it is vital that in the course of climbing you take all the precautions and be aware of the lightest symptom of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). You need to take rest appropriately to acclimatize your body and to avoid AMS. You must be aware of the symptoms of AMS and take medication.
Mera Peak Climbing
Mera Peak Climbing has acquired a lot of popularity over the years for its unique and traditional insight to the Himalayas and the Sherpa community along with the green woodland in the Khumbu region. Nepal Adventure team has formed one of the best Mera Peak Itinerary for enthusiastic climbers to follow to have a safe and fun climb towards the Mera Peak. Mera Peak Climbing trip begins from Lukla and moves towards Tagnang. Eventually, the route takes you to Mera Base Camp and then High Camp. You will then climb Mera Peak Summit at 6461 m and the trek will end at Lukla.
- Trek Duration: 9 -11 days
- Trek Destination: Khare, Mera Base Camp, Mera Peak Summit
- Trek Region: Khumbu/Everest Region
- Beginning Altitude: Lukla at 2800 m
- Highest Elevation: Mera Peak Summit at 6461 m
- Panoramic views of Mera Peak, Mt. Everest,
- Walkthrough the hidden Hongu Drangkas, Hinku Valley and enter the villages of Khumbu area
- First-hand experience of the Buddhist religion and cultures of Sherpas
Mera Peak Climbing Cost
Since Mera Peak Summit is located in the Khumbu region so it is a relatively expensive expedition than others. Starting at a price of US$ 2190 per person, the cost includes Mera Peak Climbing permit, accommodation, and food. Mera Peak Climbing cost depends largely on your requirements, the duration of your travel, and the cost of travel. If you are a tourist living abroad then you will also have to add the cost of flying to Nepal and residing here for the days of travel.
Mera Peak Difficulty
Mera Peak difficulty is graded as PD meaning Peu Difficile meaning it is less technically difficult by the Swiss/French Alpine System. Unlike other peak climbing, you will not have to put high technical effort and skill in climbing. /it is regarded as a straightforward trekking peak so one without much experience in peak climbing can also attempt to climb Mera Peak. Although not so difficult, it is essential to understand that you need to be physically fit to climb this peak. You must regularly exercise prior to the climb because you will have to trek 5-7 hours per day and will also have to climb the Mera Peak Summit at 6461 m. Since the altitude crosses over 3500 m so there are high chances that you may suffer from Altitude sickness. In case you spot any symptom of AMS then you must immediately go down or take medication as required. Thus it is also beneficial to hire guides and porters for your convenience.
Things to consider before climbing the peaks:
Peak climbing in Nepal initiates a complete administrative process from the authority of Misery of tourism and Civil Aviation and Nepal Mountaineering Association(NMA). The peaks falling under the 5000 m to 7000 m range is classified as Trekking Peaks by NMA. The permit fees depend on the region that the peak falls on, the height of the peaks, and also the number of members in your group. Thus, at your will, we can go through with the logistics and drive you towards the best climbing experience of your life.
Best time to climb the 3 peaks in Everest Region
The best time for peak climbing in the Everest region is indeed the seasons of Spring and Autumn. In this season the weather is generally clear with the best views. During this season there will be fewer chances of heavy snow or heavy rainfall so it is known to be the best season. The best time to go peak climbing in the Khumbu region is considered to be from February to Mid-June, and September to November. February to mid-June is neither hot nor too cold. September to November marks spring which is ideal for any kind of trek.
During the winter season, the trail might be full of heavy snow in the higher altitude. This might cause a problem since the trail might be lost and slippery. Also, you will have to pack a lot of warm clothes which will add to your bag pack. December and January are the winter seasons which are marked by heavy snowfall in the higher altitudes causing a problem to walk and climb.
During the summer season, there might be chances of heavy rainfall which might affect the flights. Your flights might be canceled any time and you will have to extend your trip days. July and August is the time when there is heavy rainfall causing the trail to be muddy and slippery which ruins the trek.
So the best time to climb the above-mentioned peak is all around the year except July and August.
Guide and Porters
The top 3 peak climbing in the Everest region requires guides and porters as far as possible. It is best advised that you take a guide and a few porters along with your group. The guides have full knowledge about the climbing experience in these peaks. The guides will show you easy routes and are best for negotiating with the locals. If you are a non-Nepali citizen then it is best if you take a guide along with you since you will have to carry ropes and form knots in the trips, these technicalities can best be handled by the guides.
Porters, on the other hand, are equally very useful throughout the climb to these peaks. Our porters are similarly well known about the trek and climb and are at all times fully equipped with gears. Since the trip lasts for more than two weeks it is advised that you hire a porter who can carry most of your load. The porters are well looked after, and as per the company policy, a single porter will carry a maximum weight of 25 kg. A professional guide usually costs around $25 per day which includes their fee, accommodation, food, and insurance.
An important thing to note is that you should not bring any unnecessary equipment with you while you travel to Nepal. The necessary equipment can be hired here in Kathmandu. The following equipment and clothing are necessary for your trek. All of these can be purchased or hired from Kathmandu. The essential gear list for peak climbing in Nepal is given below:
Basic packing list:
- Travel documents and passport size photos
- Boots and or trekking shoes
- Woolen/cotton socks (6-8 pairs)
- Gloves ( 2 pairs)
- T-shirts/ shirts (4-6 pcs)
- Trousers (2-3 sets)
- Fleece jacket and Down jacket
- Cap (for the day), Woolen hat (for evenings and mornings)
- Small and large towels
- Water bottle
- Sun/snow glasses
- Walking poles
- First Aid kit
- Fleece sleeping bag liner
- Penknife/ Swiss Army knife
- Duffle bags (carried by porters or animals)
- Rucksack/ backpack
- Personal hygiene products and toiletries ( female hygiene products are not found easily on the trails)
- Sleeping bag with inner liner
- Wide-brimmed hat (great for protecting your head, face from the sun)
- Two large waterproof rucksack covers
- Water purification tablets and refillable bottles
- Ice ax
- Tape slings
- Plastic mountaineering boots
- Screwgate Karabiners
Group Climbing Gears:
- Snow bar
- Ice hammer
- Ice screw
Note: Consult with our team to hire the gears in Nepal
Safety and Security
The top 3 peak climbing Everest region mentioned above is a totally secured area for tourists and avid climbers. Our agency makes sure that all the climbers are given the utmost safety during their stay in Nepal. Our team members including the guides and porters will help you in any case of uncertainty whether it is natural disasters or political instability. Thus it is best advised that you prepare yourself with all the necessary equipment and hire a guide and porter if possible. Most of the locals residing in the Everest/Khumbu region are very friendly and helpful. It is also advised that you travel through a taxi or a tourist bus since they are safer alternatives to traveling here in Nepal. This also helps if you cannot stand traffic jams and chaotic and overcrowded vehicles. It is suggested that you avoid political rallies and that you keep a day or two in case of inconvenience. However, it is safe to say that our agency will keep your safety and security in mind. Also, you must follow all the rules that have been set by the tourism board and that our travel agency suggests, then you are good to go.
Island peak climbing, Mera Peak Climbing, and Lobuche Peak Climbing are among the best peak climbing expeditions in Nepal. These peaks in Nepal offer mesmerizing views of the Everest Region under the clear sky. Panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku are perhaps the highlight of peak climbing in the Everest region. The stunning valleys and villages on the route to these peaks and the unique flora and fauna are what makes these trips special.
Join Nepal Adventure team Pvt. Ltd for the best peak climbing experience in the Everest region. We provide safe and fully guided services so that your experience with us is one of a kind with all the enjoyment and adventure. Although Island Peak climbing, Mera Peak Climbing, and Lobuche Peak Climbing are the best and most demanded peak climbing in Nepal, we also offer other peak climbing in Nepal packages. Last-minute bookings are also available for peak climbing in Nepal.
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