Mount Everest and The Himalayan range ; Eight highest mountains of the World in Nepal

Nepal contains most 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.

Eight among the Ten highest Mountains of the World are in Nepal

Mount Everest
Height from Sea Level : 8,848.86 meters i.e 29,032 feet
Section/Region : Khumbu Mahalangur, Rank in World : Earth's highest from sea level

Mount Everest attracts many climbers, including highly experienced mountaineers. There are two main climbing routes, one approaching the summit from the southeast in Nepal (known as the "standard route") and the other from the north in Tibet.

Height from Sea Level : 8,586 meters i.e 28,169 feet
Region : Northern Kanchenjunga, Rank in World : 3rd highest on Earth

The Kangchenjunga Himal section of the Himalayas lies both in Nepal and India and encompasses 16 peaks over 7,000 m (23,000 ft). In the north, it is limited by the Lhonak Chu, Goma Chu, and Jongsang La, and in the east by the Teesta River.

Height from Sea Level : 8,516 meters i.e 27,940 feet
Region : Everest Group, Rank in World : 4th highest

With Everest to the north and Nuptse to the west, Lhotse forms the apex of the massive horseshoe-shaped arc of the Everest massif. Despite the tremendous vertical relief of its South and Northeast Faces, it is the least prominent of the eight-thousanders due to the great height of the South Col between it and Everest.

Height from Sea Level : 8,463 metets i.e 27,766 feet
Region : Makalu Mahalangur, Rank in World : 5th highest

Makalu is one of the more difficult eight-thousanders, and is considered one of the most difficult mountains in the world to climb. The mountain is notorious for its steep pitches and knife-edged ridges that are completely open to the elements. The final ascent of the summit pyramid involves technical rock/ice climbing.

Cho Oyu
Height from Sea Level : 8,201 meters i.e 26,906 feet
Section : Khumbu Mahalangur, Rank in World : 6th highest

Cho Oyu is considered the easiest eight-thousander, with the lowest death-summit ratio (1⁄25th of Annapurna's). It is marketed as a "trekking peak", achievable for climbers with high fitness, but low mountaineering experience.

Dhaulagiri I
Height from Sea Level : 8,167 meters i.e 26,795 feet
Section : Dhaulagiri, Rank in World : 7th highest

Dhaulagiri is the seventh highest mountain in the world at 8,167 metres (26,795 ft) above sea level, and the highest mountain within the borders of a single country (Nepal). It was first climbed on 13 May 1960 by a Swiss-Austrian-Nepali expedition. Annapurna I (8,091 m (26,545 ft)) is 34 km (21 mi) east of Dhaulagiri. The town of Pokhara is south of the Annapurnas, an important regional center and the gateway for climbers and trekkers visiting both ranges as well as a tourist destination in its own right.

Height from Sea Level : 8,163 meters i.e 26,781 feet
Section : Mansiri, Rank in World : 8th highest

The region, which is also termed the Manaslu Conservation Area, comprises sub-tropical Himalayan foothills to arid Trans-Himalayan high pastures bordering Tibet. Under loan funds provided by the Asian Development Bank, the government of Nepal has an infrastructure project titled "Manaslu Eco-tourism Development Project" under implementation.

Annapurna I
Height from Sea Level : 8,091 meters i.e 26,545 feet
Section : Annapurna, Rank in World : 10th highest

The mountain is named after Annapurna, the Hindu goddess of food and nourishment, who is said to reside there. Annapurna is a mountain situated in the Annapurna mountain range of Gandaki Province, north-central Nepal. It is the tenth highest mountain in the world at 8,091 metres (26,545 ft) above sea level and is well known for the difficulty and danger involved in its ascent.

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