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Top four Mountains in Nepal

1. Mount Everest

Mount Everest is Earth’s highest mountain above sea level,located in the Mahalangur Himal sub- range of the Himalayas. It’s is lies on 8848mfrom sea level. It is considered the tallest point on earth.the Nepali name of Mount Everest is Sagarmatha, which has various meaning.

Sagarmath is the heart of Nepal. The first ever recorded peole to climb everest were Edmund Hillary (a mountainer from New Zealand) and his Tibetan guide Tenzing Norgay Sherpa.Most climbs of Everest would be impossible without the Sherpas logistical help and knowpasledge. Sherpas lifestyle has consisted of farming, herding, and trade. They live at such a high altitude year round, they are accustared to the low oxygen levels.

Everest it requires a lot of experience mountaineering elsewhere,as well as certificate of good health, equipment, and a trained Nepalese guide.There is only alimited climbing season due to bad weather conditions. Higher the altitude, higher the level of danger to the climbers. Most climbers feel sick due to the lack of oxygen that’s why the area above 8000m (26000 feet) elevation on earth Everest is called the death zone.

2. Kanchenjunga :

Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world , situated at an altitude of 8586m above sea level on the Indo-Nepal boarder in the himalayas.It contains five long pinnnacles, each containing gold,silver, gems, grains, and the divine treasure of the holy book. Five peaks make up Kanchenjunga, with three main peaks boarding the central and Southern Indian states of North Sikkim and Nepals Taplejung District. The other two peaks are entirely in Nepal.We can found variety of rhododendrons and orchids and many endangered species such as the snow leopard, Asian black bear, Himalayan musk deer, red panda,blood pheasant, and chestnut- brested partridge.

How to Reach Kanchenjunga:

  • Nearest Famous City: Gangtok
  • Nearest Airbase:    Gangtok
  • Nearest Railhead: Darjeeling Station
  • Distance from Gangtok: 61.7 km

3. Manaslu

Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world at 8163 metres above from the sea level.The name Manaslu means “Mountain of the spirit”.Manaslu was first climbed on May 9, 1956, by Toshio Imanishi and Gyalzen Norbu, members of a Japanese expedition. It is said that ,given the many unsuccessful attempts by the British to climb Everest before Nepali Tenzing Norgay and New Zealends sJapenese Mountain.It is located I the Gorkha District, Manang- Gandaki Provinance.Tt is the highest peak in the Gorkha District,and is about 64 km east to Annapurna.Lots of people enjoying trekking.It is popular for trekking route of 177 km skirts the Manaslu massif over the pass down to Annapurna.

4. Lhotse

Lhotse is the fourth highrest mountain in the world at 8,516m and is unique in that it is climbed from vittually the same route as Mount Everest.It is situated at the boarder of Tibet and Nepal. Sometimes mistakenly Lhotse has been identified as the south peak of the Everest massif. No serious attention was givenn to climbing Lhotse until Mount Everest had finally been declared. Lhotse first climb in 1956 as an alternative route towards the summit of Everest.

Nepal is a country which have many mountains and full of greenary so it is the plus point to earn economy from tourist who used to visit and trek every year so we need to promote our natural beauty. We feel proud because we have many highest mountains in the world.

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