Nepal is a mountainous country situated in the centre of Himalayan ranges. The landscape of Nepal is so incredibly diverse that it ranges from 70m to 8848m from the sea level. Out of fourteen highest peaks of the world above 8000m, Nepal hosts eight which includes the world’s highest Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586m), Lhotse (8,510m), Makalu (8,463m) Cho-Oyo (8,201), Dhaulagiri (8,518m), Manaslu (8, 103m) and Annapurna (8, 091m). Beside these, there are more than 1000 snow covered mountains. So Nepal is the most popular mountaineering and peak climbing destination in the world.
Peak Climbing or Peak Trekking which is an easier attempt than peak expedition which is the opportunity for the mountaineers to enjoy the pleasure of both mountaineering and trekking. In Nepal more than 300 peaks are open for mountaineering; and Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) has classified 33 peaks as trekking peaks. Some of the trekking peaks are Mera Peak, Chulu East, PisangHimal, Yala, Mardi Himal etc. To climb these peaks, the company of the expert mountaineer guides is needed along with the official climbing permit.
Thorong Peak is located in the Annapurna mountain region.
Singuchuli also known as fluted peak is another beautiful peak located in Annapurna region.