Expedition or Mountaineering in Nepal is one of the most attraction and courage experience rather than adventure and high altitude trekking. Nepal is blessed and homeland of the 8 highest peaks of world of above 8,000m among of 14 highest peaks i.e. Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Makalu (8,463m), Mt. Cho-Oyu (8,201m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Mt. Manaslu (8,163m) Mt. Annapurna (8,091m) respectively. These are the main point of attraction for climbers and mountaineering from around the world. The magnificent tumble of great snow summits, the highest mountains of the world or great ridges carpeted in alpine flowers, forests of rhododendron, isolated hamlets, villages, small mountain towns, birds, animals, temples, monasteries and many more different people etc. This beautiful tiny Himalayan country Nepal is one of the paradises that have met anyone who wish to conquer high mountains by their own foot. Mountaineering in Nepal has relied heavily on the progress and inspiration developed by various expeditions to Everest. Most of the attraction of Nepal in the early days resulted from the discovery that the highest peak in the world laid within the forbidden and isolated kingdom. Please click here for Mountaineering permit information of Nepal.
All mountaineers intending to climb Nepal mountains have to obtain permission from Department of Tourism, Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation. Once a permit has been obtained, the expedition has to strictly follow the route and the regulation as prescribed in the permit issued by the Government of Nepal. A mountaineering expedition team which has obtained a permit for mountaineering shall have to include a Liaison Officer appointed by the Government of Nepal. An expedition team has to deposit garbage fee before obtaining a permit. The amount varies according to mountains ranging from US$ 500 to US$ 4,000, which is refundable after the expedition team shows the clear evidence of the garbage accumulated.