Nepal

The highest mountains of Nepal

Beautiful mountains of Nepal

Petr Liška
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The highest mountains of Nepal
Inserted: 04.05.2018
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

In Nepal, you will find the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest, but also seven other eight-thousanders. In addition, some of the most beautiful peaks in the world, such as Ama Dablam and many others. Most of them are very difficult and the most common are 6,000 „trek“ peaks

1.
Mount Everest

The highest mountain in the world

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| Altitude: 8 848 m / 29 029 ft

World's highest mountain Mount Everest lies on the border between Nepal and Tibet (China). The most beautiful… continue reading

2.
Lhotse

Three-peak giant

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| Altitude: 8 516 m / 27 940 ft

The fourth highest mountain in the world Lhotse lies next to Mount Everest separated only by high pass South… continue reading

3.
Makalu

Throne of the Gods

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| Altitude: 8 463 m / 27 766 ft

This stunning mountain is located on the border with Tibet in the eastern part of the country. Because it is… continue reading

4.
Cho Oyu

The easiest eight-thousander

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| Altitude: 8 201 m / 26 906 ft

Cho Oyu (8,201m above sea level) is the sixth highest mountain in the world. Occasionally the height is… continue reading

5.
Dhaulagiri

White mountain

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| Altitude: 8 167 m / 26 795 ft

Dhaulagiri (8,167m) is the seventh highest mountain in the world. It is definitely one of the most… continue reading

6.
Manaslu

Eighth highest mountain of the world

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| Altitude: 8 163 m / 26 781 ft

Manaslu (8,163m asl) is the eighth highest mountain of the world and the second highest located in Nepal… continue reading

7.
Annapurna I

First of the Eight-thousanders to be climbed

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| Altitude: 8 091 m / 26 545 ft

Annapurna 1 (8,091m above sea level) is up to the tenth highest mountain of the world, but one of the most… continue reading

8.
Annapurna II

The top of giant ridge

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| Altitude: 7 937 m / 26 040 ft

Annapurna 2 (7 937 m asl) is a mountain that will accompany you for a long time on the trek around Annapurnas… continue reading

9.
Nuptse

Western peak

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| Altitude: 7 861 m / 25 791 ft

Nuptse is a mountain of two completely different faces. From the west (from Kala Patthar and from the way to… continue reading

10.
Annapurna III

Lighthouse over Manang

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| Altitude: 7 555 m / 24 787 ft

Annapurna III is characterized by its side massive semicircular ridge, which from the east almost obstructs… continue reading

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Annapurna IV

Not very distinct seventhousander

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| Altitude: 7 525 m / 24 688 ft

Everywhere else would this seven thousand meters high mountain tower above everything, but here it is only a… continue reading

12.
Khangsar Kang

Black rock

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| Altitude: 7 485 m / 24 557 ft

Khangsar Kang also known as Roc Noir (Black Rock) is located at the „crossroads“ of ridges. From it separates… continue reading

13.
Gangapurna

Magic pyramid

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| Altitude: 7 454 m / 24 455 ft

Gangapurna tower together with Annapurna III directly above the town Manang. Gangapurna looks from all sides… continue reading

14.
Everest West Shoulder

Non-official peak

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| Altitude: 7 268 m / 23 845 ft

West shoulder of Everest, as this ridge/peak is called, usually does not have any name in maps. It's because… continue reading

15.
Annapurna Dakshin

The southernmost Annapurna

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| Altitude: 7 219 m / 23 684 ft

Annapurna Dakshin (7,219 m above sea level), better known by the English name Annapurna South, is the… continue reading

16.
Pumori

Daughter of Everest

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| Altitude: 7 161 m / 23 494 ft

Beautiful seven thousand meters high pyramid Pumori (7 161 m asl) lies at the Nepal-Tibet border. The view on… continue reading

17.
Baruntse

Mountain of three glaciers

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| Altitude: 7 152 m / 23 465 ft

Baruntse (7,152 m above sea level) lies on the border of three valleys with glaciers. The closest is from… continue reading

18.
Tilicho

Mountain over the mythical lake

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| Altitude: 7 134 m / 23 406 ft

Tilicho peak is a popular destination for all photographers thank to its beautiful sunrises. You will enjoy… continue reading

19.
Tare Kang

Ice peak on the Great Barrier

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| Altitude: 7 069 m / 23 192 ft

Magnificent, several kilometers long ridge Great Barrier, whose altitude does not fall below seven thousand… continue reading

20.
Machapuchare

The most beautiful mountain of Nepal

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| Altitude: 6 993 m / 22 943 ft

Machapuchare (6,993m) does not belong to the highest mountains of Nepal, but certainly to the most beautiful.… continue reading

21.
Lamjung Himal

Little brother of Annapurnas

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| Altitude: 6 983 m / 22 910 ft

Mountain Lamjung Himal (6 983 m asl) is the first eastern high peak on the ridge of Annapurnas. Because it… continue reading

22.
Tengi Ragi Tau

Mountain on the border of Rolwaling

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| Altitude: 6 938 m / 22 762 ft

Mountain Teng Ragi Tau is often even not known for tourists, but it is very nice peak towering above the… continue reading

23.
Tukuche

Peak in the shadow of Dhaulagiri

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| Altitude: 6 920 m / 22 703 ft

The very nice mountain Tukuche (6,920 m above sea level) is unfortunate that it lies right next to the… continue reading

24.
Ama Dablam

Beauty in Khumbu

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| Altitude: 6 812 m / 22 349 ft

Among the most beautiful mountains in the world definitely belong Ama Dablam towering just a short way from… continue reading

25.
Lingtren

Mountain in the shade of Pumori

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| Altitude: 6 749 m / 22 142 ft

Lingtren is interesting and nice mountain rising above the „bend“ of glacier Khumbu. But its far more… continue reading

26.
Khumbutse

Mountain above the pass Lho la

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| Altitude: 6 639 m / 21 781 ft

Khumbutse looks from afar as a miniature of eight thousand meters high Lhotse. Similarly, however, as the… continue reading

27.
Thamserku

Mountain with steep wall

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| Altitude: 6 618 m / 21 713 ft

The first really interesting mountain you will see during the Everest trek is Thamserku (6 618 m asl), which… continue reading

28.
Purbung Himal

Landmark above the gorge of Kone khola

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| Altitude: 6 500 m / 21 325 ft

Desolate Damodars Himalaya culminates in the area around the pass Thorong la with the peak Purbung Himal with… continue reading

29.
Taboche

A mountain of many names

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| Altitude: 6 495 m / 21 309 ft

Taboche (6,495 m above sea level), also known as Tabuche, lies directly opposite the Ngozumpa Glacier.… continue reading

30.
Khatungkang

Mountain in Thorong la pass

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| Altitude: 6 484 m / 21 273 ft

You will appreciate the massiveness of Khatungkang when looking from Lower Mustang. From Manang side it looks… continue reading

31.
Yakwakang

Inconspicuous pyramid

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| Altitude: 6 482 m / 21 266 ft

Yakwakang is the mountain following directly the world-famous Thorong la pass. From the south side, from… continue reading

32.
Hiunchuli

Little brother of Annapurna South

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| Altitude: 6 441 m / 21 132 ft

Hiunchuli (6,441 m above sea level) is a relatively insignificant peak compared to the neighboring mountains.… continue reading

33.
Cholatse

The glacier canine

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| Altitude: 6 440 m / 21 129 ft

Mount Cholatse (6,440m above sea level) is one of the most beautiful mountains in Khumbu region (some of the… continue reading

34.
Chulu East

Favorite six thousander

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| Altitude: 6 429 m / 21 093 ft

Massif of Chulu has four peaks with more than six thousand meters above sea level. Chulu East is the second… continue reading

35.
Chulu West

Ice castle

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| Altitude: 6 419 m / 21 060 ft

Back peak of Chulu massif comes to the fore mainly on the way to Thorong la pass, where you can enjoy views… continue reading

36.
Kongde Ri

Mountain of Namche Bazaar

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| Altitude: 6 186 m / 20 295 ft

Kongde Ri, one of the sacred mountains in Khumbu, belongs also among so-called „trekking peaks“. But the… continue reading

37.
Thorong

Mountain directly above the pass Thorong

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| Altitude: 6 144 m / 20 157 ft

Thorong mountain rising directly to the south of Thorong la pass exceeds it by only 700 altitude meters. Even… continue reading

38.
Lobuche East

View of the Khumbu Glacier

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| Altitude: 6 119 m / 20 075 ft

Lobuche East (6,119 m above sea level) belonging to the so-called „trekking peaks“ lies directly above the… continue reading

39.
Jinjang

Mountain on the border of three valleys

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| Altitude: 6 111 m / 20 049 ft

Jinjang is relatively unimportant, but even so nice six thousand meters high mountain on the border of three… continue reading

40.
Pisang Peak

Trekking pyramid

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| Altitude: 6 091 m / 19 984 ft

Pisang peak belongs to the list of „hiking“ mountains. Moreover, it is very tactically located, so there are… continue reading

41.
Syagang

Dragon's tooth

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| Altitude: 6 026 m / 19 770 ft

Syagang is an interesting rock tower on the fractured ridge leading from the dominant mountain of the pass… continue reading

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