The captivating Himalayan land of Nepal is highly renowned destination for trekking and climbing stunning mountain peaks. Climbing a peak in the home of the Himalayas is a dream for many climbers and trekkers. With thousands of peaks to choose from, Nepal is the only country in the world where you can climb the highest mountain in the world and reach the physically highest place on earth. With over 350 Himalayan Peaks over 6000m, out of which eight are among the fourteen highest peaks of the world, there is something for everyone depending on your experience in peak climbing. With the thrill and joy of mountaineering, come along the pleasures of trekking and climbing amidst the exceptionally beautiful Himalayas. No wonder, Nepal is a favorite destination amongst mountaineers and every year more than six hundred expedition's trudge up to the Himalayas. In order to undertake any mountaineering expedition, one definitely needs psychological and physical stamina, prior experience is certainly an advantage, but not essential. You should spare a minimum of 15 days for the trekking and peak climbing.
Nepal is the best destination for mountaineering and peak climbing trips. Another good thing is that expeditions in Nepal are extremely budget friendly it is. With very few places in the world with such glittering peaks and such astounding natural beauty, Nepal has always managed to captivate the attention of mountain climbers across the world. The large number of Himalayan Peaks, with the vicinity of the highest mountain in the world has always been a great attraction to the mountain climbers. Ever since the country commenced welcoming its peaks to climbers in 1949, the Nepali Himalayas has become a great theatre and a crossroad for mountaineering. The drama of success and failure have provided impulsion to thousands of men and women to meet the ultimate challenge. The most popular trekking peaks are Island Peak, Mera Peak, Paldoor Peak, Thamserku Peak, Lobuche East Peak, etc… in Everest region. Naya Kanga and Yala Peak in Langtang region, Pisang Peak, Singu Chuli Peak, Tharpu Chuli Peak, Chulu East, Chulu West, Dhampus Peak, etc… in Annapurna region. With the help and assistance of our experienced climbing Sherpas, mountain guides and up to date equipment's of our trekking crew, Alpine Eco Trek will be your backbone in making your dream come true, as you successfully avenge these challenging peaks. Our expeditions and peak climbing trips are delivered with the highest level of professionalism, quality and safety, by our mountaineering enthusiastic and highly qualified guides, seamless delivery of operations and our infectious enthusiasm.
There are four mountaineering seasons; namely spring (March-May), summer (June-August), autumn (September-November) and winter (December-February).
Permits and entry fees
In order for you to climb the Himalayan peaks, peak climbing permits are issued by the Ministry of Tourism & Civil Aviation (MOTCA) for 135 peaks known as mountaineering peaks, and by the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) for 32 smaller peaks, known as trekking peaks, which range from 5,587 to 6,654 meters in altitude. The following documents have to be sent to MOTCA, Mountaineering Division when applying for a climbing permit complete with your application, endorsement of the National Alpine Club, short biographies of all the members of the expedition (with photograph and signature), map and/or photograph of the mountain indicating climbing route and approach route map. Enlistment of the expedition's name does not require any fee and it should not be paid before receiving the permit from the Ministry of Tourism.