When we talk about the mountains of Tibet, the Himalayas and the highest mountain in the world Everest at 8848 meters will immediately come to mind. However, it is a lesser known fact that that the country also plays host to 10 of the 15 highest mountains in the world.
Whilst relatively few assent Everest many each year achieve their lifetime ambition of reaching either Everest South or the North Base Camps. The South Base camp of which is situated and accessed from Nepal and the North Base Camp reached from Tibet and is a considerably greater challenge as it requires a week long trek to reach the camp
At 8,516 meters (27,940 ft.), Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain on earth. Only Everest, K2, and Kangchengunga top Lhotse. The Tibetans refer to Lhotse as the "South Peak," and it is the literal meaning of the word "Lhotse."