Nepal is famously recognized as the Himalayan nation which is home to the tallest mountain on the earth; Mt. Everest (8848 m). Naturally gifted with a rich diversity in geography and culture, the rugged terrain in the Himalayan region serves as a platform for exciting and thrilling activities including expeditions. Expedition in Nepal is one of the most challenging activities one can settle for. Unlike treks and tours, expeditions take you to the top of the highest mountains in the world. As such, expeditions are done in the Himalayas which exceed the altitude of 6500 meters.
Expedition in Nepal is considered one of the best mountaineering experiences one can acquire in their lifetime. With eight of the world’s tallest peaks, you can climb some of the highest mountains in the world. Mountain expedition became a famous adventure sport all around the world when Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa scaled the tallest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest (8848 m). Ever since the Himalayas in Nepal have become a great theater of mountaineering for thousands of enthusiasts and climbers. Some of the popular expedition destinations in Nepal are the Mt. Everest (8848 m), Pumori (7165 m), Amadablam (6856 m), Manaslu (8163 m), Annapurna I (8091 m), Kanchenjunga (8586 m), Cho Oyu (8201 m), Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Makalu (8485 m) among others.
Expedition in Nepal is all about exploring the raw, untouched beauty of the massifs as well as the natural biodiversity surrounding the region. The geographical position and altitude variation have made Nepal a unique destination offering various activities that can be tailored to your preference. Expedition in Nepal is not only about reaching the summit of the great Himalayas but you will also be able to experience the distinctive culture and tradition of the people living in the region. As a physically demanding activity, it requires good health and physical fitness of the climbers. You are recommended to go through basic mountaineering skills and training. Also, you should climb some smaller peaks and do cardiovascular exercises before embarking on your expedition journey in Nepal. All the expedition activities are required to obtain permission from the government. While on the trip, the climbers have to strictly follow the route and instructions of the guides and team leader.
The lure of the Himalayas is irresistible for mountaineers as the breathtaking Himalayan ranges appeal to those who yearn for maximum adventure and thrill. The number of mountaineering enthusiasts has been increasing every year and thousands flock to the Himalayan region to climb the majestic mountains. Whether it simply be trekking or a full mountaineering expedition for days, joining an expedition group in Nepal and ascending the top of the highest peaks has become the dream and goal of many adventurers and mountaineers.
We used Amigo Treks for our trek to EBC in Sept-Oct 2021. The planning started in Mar-April 2021 in the middle of the pandemic so