The mighty Himalayas stretch 800km from east to west of this beautiful country, offering the ultimate challenge to any trekker or mountaineer. Mountaineering is one of the most thrilling and popular attractions of Nepal, and the mountains of Nepal have stood as irresistible landmarks for the world’s most daring adventurers since the early 1900s.
Mountaineering expeditions can range from scaling the world’s highest mountain, Everest, to climbing lower more achievable peaks such as Island, Mera, Pisang, Chulu and more.
Nepal Social Treks and Expedition are one of the largest tourism companies in Nepal, and have been operating since 1999. Over that time NSTE has been able to build a strong team with a wealth of knowledge and experience of trekking, Peak climbing and mountaineering. NSTE are able to fully arrange expeditions to all areas of the Himalayas, both in Nepal and Tibet.
One of the most recent and successful expeditions undertaken by Nepal Social Treks and Expedition was to Everest Summit in spring 2011.
Please do not hesitate to get in contact if you have any queries about expeditions or mountaineering in Nepal. We would love to hear from you.
Mount Everest, the world's tallest mountain (29,035) and part of the Himalaya mountain range, actually has a couple of names, depending on the language of the speaker.In Tibet it is called Chomolungma, loosely translated into mother goddess of the universe. In Nepal is is called Sagarmatha, loosely translated into goddess of the sky. In English, Mount Everest is named in honor of the Sir George Everest, who first surveyed the mountain in 1841.... Read More
Amadablam, one of the most beautiful mountains in the world, is popular for the most beautiful alpine rock climb of its kind and is considered one of the Himalayas most spectacular ascents. Although the height is only 6812m it requires steep ice, rock and snow climbing. The ascent on Amadablam not only offers the panoramic view of four of the world's highest peaks: Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Everest and Makalu but also justifies the highes level of climbing artisty... Read More
Dhampus Peak is situated in the heart of Dhaualagiri Himal, It is an interesting peak for climbers. The path to High Plains viewpoint is part of an adventurous trail to Dhampus-pass, from where a gently rising slope leads to Dhampus-peak. Though the mountain exceeds the 6,000-meter frontier, no technical climbing is involved to reach the summit. Nevertheless, impressive surroundings of seven and eight thousanders ... Read More
This is a climbing peaks trip in the Langtang valley north of Kathmandu. The climb is easy and suited for anyone with trekking experience. We start in Syabrubesi after a 5 hour drive from Kathmandu and spend five days hiking up the beautiful Langtang valley to Kyanjin Gompa at 3,800 m. Kyanjin Gompa is situated below Langtang Lirung (7,246m) and we spend three days acclimatizing taking ..... Read More
Langtang Lirung lies to the north of Langtang Valley and southwest of the eiththousander Shisha Pangma. British team ascent of Langtang Lirung (7234m) in 1973. Having established base camp, successful acclimatization ascents were made on Sergei RI, Yala Peak and Naya Kanga... Read More
Mt. Annapurna I lie in the western part of Nepal. It rises to 8091 m. Annapurna was first climbed by M. Herzog of France in 3 June 1950 via North Face. The Annapurna Himal and the Lamjung Himal stretch from the Kali Gandaki in the west to the Marshyangdi in the east... Read More
The “Nuptse” is situated in the Khumbu Himal just south-west of Mount Everest. Nuptse I (7855m) was first summited by a British expedition on the north-ridge (Scott-route) on May 16, 1961 by Dennis Davis and Sherpa Tashi. Nuptse shares in the glory of the Everest Massif and is the southern border of the Western Cwm Viewed from the Thangboche Monastery.. Read More
Pachermo Peak that lies in the south of the Tasi Lapcha pass is also one of the trekking peaks that lie in the east west Rolwaling region of Nepal. Attraction and Straightforward snow peak with a well-defined north by northwest ridge can be viewed.. Read More
Kanchenjunga is situated in eastern part of Nepal at 8598m. It was first climbed by a British team in 1956. It is an enormous mountain mass, and many satellite peaks rise from its narrow icy ridges. It is located on the border of Nepal and Sikkim, just 46 miles northwest of Darjeeling. It is the most easterly of the great 8,000 meter peaks of the Himalaya. The peak consists of four summits. .... Read More
Dhaulagiri Mountain located in west Nepal, Dhaulagiri was climbed first in 1960 by an international team under the leadership of Max Eiselin, Lucerne. Since I happen to know some of the team members personally, my description concentrates mainly on this ascent. But in this Overview chapter, I try to inform about the present situation.... Read More