Extreme professionalism and a requirement for safety. With eight of the highest peaks in the world including Mount Everest, mountaineering is one of Nepal's main attractions.
The summits of Nepal have long been inviolate and constitute an irresistible attraction since the opening of the borders to mountaineering since 1950. Since the country has been the theater of some of the most remarkable climbs of the world mountaineering.
Mountaineering in Nepal can range from the ascent of the highest peaks exceeding 8,000 meters to the climbing of lower peaks requiring a level of technicality more affordable given the standard of Himalayan difficulties.