Expedition

Expedition

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Nepal is a country well known for its Himalaya mountains. Among the 10 highest peaks in the world, eight, including the highest peak Mt. Everest, crown this country. Nothing on earth can beat the exhilaration of scaling them. No wonder Nepal is the favorite destination for mountaineers and every year more than 600 expeditions trudge up the Himalaya, including the trekking peaks.

Seasons
There are four mountaineering seasons: spring (March/May), summer (June/August), autumn (September/November) and winter (December/February). A total of 153 Himalayan peaks are open to mountaineers. 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 18 smaller peaks, known as trekking peaks, which range from 5,587 to 6,654 m in altitude.

Permission
The following documents have to be sent to MOTCA, Mountaineering Division when applying for a climbing permit: completed 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.

Permits to climb the 18 trekking peaks are issued by NMA on "first come first served" basis. It is necessary to appoint a government recognized trekking agency of Nepal as a local liaison for the expedition in Kathmandu. The trekking agency will look After all the requirements during the expedition.

Restriction
Food and equipment imported for expeditions require an import license and should be custom cleared. Walkie-talkies, transceiver sets and other communication equipment are controlled items in Nepal and have to be declared at the customs office at the entry point.

 

Popular Expedition Peaks

 

    • Everest Expedition

Mount Everest(8,848m.) is the highest mountain in the earth. Everest has many names: Chomolungma, Sagarmatha, Qomolungma or Mt. Everest. It was first climbed by Sir E. Hillary & Tenzing Norgay in 1953.

 

    • Amadablam Expedition

Ama Dablam (6812m), one of the most beautiful mountain and small snowcapped peak of 6812m lying in the Everest region. Considered to be the most technical & difficult climbing. The mountaineers usually have to pitch 3 high camps to summit on it.



    • Baruntse Expedition

Baruntse(7129m.), a substantial and symmetrical snow peak , lies in the heart of Khumbu massif surrounded by some of the famous peaks of the world, Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Chamlang, Amadablam and Mera trekking peak. First ascended by Colin Todd and Geoff Harrow on 30 May 1954.

 

    • Dhaulagiri Expedition

Dhaulagiri (8,167m.), The seventh highest mountain in the world, lies on north - west of Pokhara culminating high point at its eastern end. Dhaulagiri is almost uninque in the world in terms of its rise above local terrain, it rises 7000m. over Kaligandaki gorge the south east in about 30 km of aerial distance.

 

    • Annapurna I Expedition

Annapurna 8091m is First Mountain is the lowest 8000m peak in World and which is situated in Nepal. There are four summits called Annapurna ; the entire massif forms a barrier on the northern side of the Pokhara valley. The main summit is to the west of Annapurna sanctuary.

 

    • Makalu Expedition

There is probably no other country in the world that arouses as much curiosity as this vast expanse of myth and religion known to the world as Tibet. Steeped

 

    • Cho-Oyu Expedition

Cho Oyu stands high above the Tibetan plains on the Nepal / Tibet border, and is an ideal choice for mountaineers ready to test themselves on the eight thou sanders. The world's sixth highest mountain is to the locals a holy mountain. It was first climbed by S. Moechler, H. Tichy and p. Dawa Lama in 1954.

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