The most beautiful mountains in the world

The most beautiful mountains in the world

Beautiful mountains from all over the world

To choose from the tens of thousands of mountains the most beautiful is a really difficult and highly subjective task. What do you say about our selection?

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Alpamayo
-8.879, -77.652
5 947 m / 19 511 ft

#1 Alpamayo

The most beautiful mountain in Peru

Because Alpamayo looks like an impossibly beautiful glacier pyramid, it is ranked among one of the most beautiful mountains not only in Peru, but all over the world. Trekking routes lead both from the south (commercial) and northern (more adventurous) side of the mountain, so you can see it from virtually all sides.

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Matterhorn
45.977, 7.658
4 440 m / 14 567 ft

#2 Matterhorn

Mountain Mother - symbol of Switzerland

It is considered to be one of the most beautiful and most popular mountains in Europe. With an altitude of 4478 meters it is also the seventh highest mountain of the Alps. It is the most photographed mountain in the world. It is located on the border between Switzerland and Italy, over Zermatt in Switzerland and the Italian town of Breuil-Cervinia. It was the last four thousand mountain that was not overtaken. It was not until July 14, 1865

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Machapuchare
28.505, 83.946
6 993 m / 22 943 ft

#3 Machapuchare

The most beautiful mountain of Nepal

Machapuchare (6,993m) does not belong to the highest mountains of Nepal, but certainly to the most beautiful. Her nickname is "fish tail" from one angle of view. A typical view of it is from Pokhara or from the hills around the city

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Cerro Fitz Roy
-49.271, -73.043
3 405 m / 11 171 ft

#4 Cerro Fitz Roy

The most beautiful mountain in Patagonia

The amazing granite towers of Cerro Fitz Roy (3,405 m) /sometimes called Cerro Chaltén/, have many nicknames. One of the most prestigious is the Patagonian Granite Crown. In the sunsets, when the whole massif is lit up in ore, you will definitely say that it is one of the most beautiful sceneries you can ever see in the world. Fitz Roy itself is only the most massive and highest granite tower. This mountain is one of the most difficult in the world.

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Trango Towers
35.756, 76.21
5 276 m / 17 310 ft

#5 Trango Towers

Unreal rock towers

The most difficult granite towers of the world are definitely Trango Towers, just off the Baltoro Glacier. This whole area full of glaciers and rock towers is absolutely breathtaking.

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Mitre peak
-44.633, 167.854
1 692 m / 5 551 ft

#6 Mitre peak

Most photogenic New Zealand mountain

Miter Peak (1,692m) is the "royal mountaiůn of the Milford Sound fjord and perhaps the most photogenic mount of New Zealand. At first glance, it would not make you aloof with its altitude, but when you realize that it is coming out of the sea, it will take your breath out. From a classic point of view, it seems to be a single-pyramid, but in fact it's a pretty toothed ridge with a few peaks. However, it is only for the best mountaineers.

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Laila peak
35.591, 76.443
6 096 m / 20 000 ft

#7 Laila peak

The most beautiful spike of Karakoram

Laila peak (6 096 m above sea level) is one of the iconic mountains of Karakoram. Not for your height, but because of its incredible acuteness. It is a monumental pyramid over the Gondogoro glacier. You can best see it at the most famous Pakistani trek from Askole to Hushe.

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Cuernos del Paine
-51, -73
1 614 m / 5 295 ft

#8 Cuernos del Paine

Monumental granite towers

At the heart of the Torres del Paine National Park are the massive granite towers Cuernos del Paine headed by the highest Cerro Paine Grande. These majestic towers you can completely walk around or visit at least within the so-called W-trek. One of the most beautiful scenery in the area is the view from Lake Pehoe to these beautiful Cuernos del Paine towers.

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Cholatse
27.918, 86.767
6 440 m / 21 129 ft

#9 Cholatse

The glacier canine

Mount Cholatse (6,440m above sea level) is one of the most beautiful mountains in Khumbu region (some of the older maps are also referred to as Arakam tse with a slightly lower altitude (6,423m). The most beautiful views to this mountain are from Gokyo Ri or from ascent to the Kongma la pass.

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Masherbrum
35.642, 76.306
7 821 m / 25 659 ft

#10 Masherbrum

Almost eight thousand

Masherbrum (7,821m) rises above the Baltoro glacier and its original name was K1. It is up to the ninth highest mountain of Pakistan, but certainly one of the most beautiful. Typical for her is a bevelled peak.

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Ama Dablam
27.862, 86.861
6 812 m / 22 349 ft

#11 Ama Dablam

Beauty in Khumbu

Among the most beautiful mountains in the world definitely belong Ama Dablam towering just a short way from the village Dingboche. You will thus see it within the trek around Everest from two sides. Otherwise, it is kind of mountain that is quite difficult to ascend.  

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Nun
33.982, 76.023
7 135 m / 23 409 ft

#12 Nun

The highest mountain in the Suru valley

Majestic and beautiful peak of seven thousand meters high Nun (7 135 m asl) is the highest mountain attraction of picturesque valley of Suru. It is also the highest peak in the Himalayan ridge on the border between Ladakh and Kashmir.

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Dhaulagiri
28.698, 83.488
8 167 m / 26 795 ft

#13 Dhaulagiri

White mountain

Dhaulagiri (8,167m) is the seventh highest mountain in the world. It is definitely one of the most breathtaking. Mountain exceeds the Kali Gandaki valley about six kilometers. You can try a nice trek around it. Trek culminates at the French pass and Dhampus pass. You will also be able to see it well on the trek around Annapurnas

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Nuptse
27.967, 86.886
7 861 m / 25 791 ft

#14 Nuptse

Western peak

Nuptse is a mountain of two completely different faces. From the west (from Kala Patthar and from the way to Everest BC) looks this mountain with height of (7 861 m asl) as incredibly beautiful peak. But from the south, however, you can see that it's actually just a ridge descending from much bigger Lhotse. As a result, none of the seven peaks that Nuptse massif have, is considered as an independent peak and is therefore not usually listed among the highest peaks of the world.  

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K2
35.883, 76.512
8 611 m / 28 251 ft

#15 K2

Mountain - killer

K2 (8 611m asl) is the second highest mountain in the world. Is located in the heart of Karakoram on Pakistan-China border. The most famous view of it is from fabulous place called Concordia lying on the confluence of glaciers Baltoro, Vigne and K2.  

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Gasherbrum IV
35.763, 76.617
7 925 m / 26 001 ft

#16 Gasherbrum IV

Majestic pyramid

Gasherbrum IV belongs among the most beautiful mountains that can be seen in the vicinity of Concordia, especially at sunset. But just a few meters missing to eight thousand condemn it to the fact that it is not so interesting for professional climbers.  

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Pumori
28.009, 86.825
7 161 m / 23 494 ft

#17 Pumori

Daughter of Everest

Beautiful seven thousand meters high pyramid Pumori (7 161 m asl) lies at the Nepal-Tibet border. The view on it will accompany you almost the entire last stage to Gorak Shep on the trek to BC Everest. You will have it almost within reach, if you ascend to the tourist top of Kala Patthar (5 648 m asl).  

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Mount Everest
27.988, 86.925
8 848 m / 29 029 ft

#18 Mount Everest

The highest mountain in the world

World's highest mountain Mount Everest lies on the border between Nepal and Tibet (China). The most beautiful view of it is from Black Rock Kala Patthar, which will be reached after several days walk from Lukla. It is much easily accessible from the Tibetan side, because the road leads up to the base camp. Nowadays, the ascent is a kind of mass experience. 

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Kirkjufell
64.942, -23.307
463 m / 1 519 ft

#19 Kirkjufell

The most photographed mountain of Iceland

Between the towns of Grundarfjörður and Ólafsvík, on the Snæefell Peninsula, lies the 463-meter high Kirkjufell Mountain. The mountain together with the nearby Kirkjufellfoss Waterfall creates a beautiful scenery and is one of the most frequently photographed places in Iceland.

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Cerro Torre
-49.293, -73.098
3 128 m / 10 262 ft

#20 Cerro Torre

An impressive granite tower

The second most popular mountain in the Los Glaciares National Park, after Fitz Roy, is the breathtaking granite tower of Cerro Torre (3,128m asl), which is two and a half kilometers above the lagoon of the same name. It's an amazing mountain of observation, but if you wanted to climb it, you would have to be extremely good mountaineers.

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Belucha
49.807, 86.59
4 311 m / 14 144 ft

#21 Belucha

Symbol of Altai

Belucha is the highest Altai peak with an altitude of 4 506 m above sea level. It is located on the Russian-Kazakhstan border and is part of the Katuň ridge. For ascent to the top you need permission to enter the border area and it is also advisable to have a guide. You will need to have the proper equipment for glacier

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