Climbing is one of the popular adventure activities in Nepal. There are several beautiful Himalayan peaks that offer an incredible climbing experience. The climbing peaks are generally the 6,000-meter peaks which have less technical challenges than the higher expedition peaks. This article is about popular peak climbing adventures in the Everest region and talks about two major peaks to go for the adventure.
The mountain peaks that we are talking about here in this article offer some of the most beautiful climbing experiences in the Everest region. These peaks are also popular as trekking peaks since you trek throughout and you do not need high technical skills to reach the summit. These peaks are only a day trek and climb up from the base camp or high camp and do not involve many technicalities.
Popular Peak Climbing Adventures in the Everest Region
Here we talk about these amazing mountain peaks in the Everest region which can be your next climbing adventure. You should definitely consider
Island Peak Climbing Adventure
Island Peak Climbing Adventure is one of the most popular Peak Climbing Adventures in the Everest region. It takes you to the top of the beautiful Island Peak which is originally popular as Imja Tse.
The peak is 6,189 meters tall and is one of the iconic peaks in the Khumbu region. The adventure is a combination of trekking through the beautiful trail and climbing the mountain peak. You reach the summit of the peak after several days of trekking through the mountains. Although it is a climbing adventure, the peak is also famous as a trekking peak.
Island Peak is a beautiful mountain that stands amidst other vast mountains in the Everest region. The actual name of the peak is Imja Tse but it is more popular as Island Peak because of its presence as an island in the vast ocean of ice. The mountain is 6,189 meters tall and attracts many climbers every year.
Going on Island Peak Climbing Adventure
Island Peak Climbing Adventure is an amazing combination of two adventures – trekking and climbing. The adventure starts with trekking to Everest Base Camp and later to the Island peak for climbing.
Trekking to Everest base camp will help you acclimatize better for the climbing adventure though.
Accommodation during the Adventure
The adventure goes on the route to the base camp of Mt. Everest and there are many good accommodations along the trail. You will stay in one of the guesthouses along the trail and in a tented camp at the Island Peak Base Camp.
It is a short climbing adventure. The actual climbing to the summit of the peak is of just a day. You can do it just in a day from the base camp. The climbing adventure starts early in the morning and takes you towards the summit and back to the base camp on the same day.
Difficulty Level of the Adventure
Although it’s a climbing adventure, it doesn’t involve highly technical mountaineering skills. People without previous climbing experience but with strong determination can go for the adventure. It is a suitable mountain peak to climb for all – from novice to seasoned climbers.
Mera Peak Climbing – One of the Popular Peak Climbing Adventures in the Everest Region
The beautiful Mera Peak is another popular mountain that climbers choose to go to. This mountain is also in the Everest region but you do not need to trek to the base camp of the Everest. While you are on this climbing adventure, you will fly to Lukla and take the route towards Hingku Valley.
Climbing this 6,476-meter-high mountain in the Himalayas is an absolutely beautiful adventure. Although it is a challenging adventure, you do not need to be a highly experienced climber to summit this mountain. Your enthusiasm to enjoy the climb and some climbing training will help you to reach the top of the peak.
Highlights of the Mera Peak Climbing Adventure
One of the popular peak climbing adventures in the Everest region, the climbing trip to Mera Peak brings you several amazing things to enjoy. Here are some of the highlights of the Mera Peak Climbing Adventure.
- Mera Peak Summit (6,461m)
- Multiple days camping trek
- Incredible Himalayan panorama
- Breathtaking view of 8000-meter mountains
- Peaceful adventure time out amongst the Himalayas
- Cultural Heritage Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu
How long is the Adventure?
The climbing adventure to Mera Peak is an organized adventure at the Adventure Himalaya Circuit Trekking. We take care of you from your arrival to departure when you travel with us. Our Mera Peak Climbing Adventure is nineteen days in total from your arrival in Kathmandu to the departure day.
Difficulty Level of the Adventure
Like the Island Peak, Mera Peak is also a famous trekking peak. Although it’s a climbing adventure, you do not require any prior climbing experience or any technical expertise. People without previous climbing experience but with strong determination can go for the adventure. You can go for this adventure regardless of your experience level.
Should you go on the adventure?
Mera Peak Climbing Adventure offers you a lifetime experience of climbing a mountain that is also famous as a trekking peak in Nepal. If you love spending time in the mountains and exploring the beautiful wilderness, this is the trip you should go.
As the trip involves trekking and climbing, you will get to experience both adventures at a go. Although it is a climbing adventure, it will not involve any extremely challenging mountaineering skills unlike in the bigger mountains.
If you are looking for a climbing adventure experience any time soon, you can definitely take these adventures as your options. You will certainly have a fabulous adventure holiday experience.
Please feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions about climbing adventures in Nepal.