Nepal hosts part of the Himalayas, the highest mountain range in the world. Eight of the fourteen eight-thousanders are located in the country, either in whole or shared across a border with China or India. Nepal needs little introduction to the rest of the world as it has the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest at 8848 meters as well as 1310 peaks over 6.000 meters in height, it literally is the mountain top of the planet.
Nepal hosts no fewer than 1,310 peaks above 6000 meters and in descending height from Everest are Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Annapurna.
Whilst relatively few assent Everest many others each year achieve their lifetime ambition of reaching either Everest South or the