Nepalese climbers successfully climbed Mt. Aconcagua (6962m), the highest peak in South America on 4 Jan 2020 to promote the ‘Visit Nepal 2020’ campaign. Along with Tashi Lakpa, Karma Tenzing, Halung Dorchi Sherpa, and Satish Man Pati stood atop the 6,962-metre peak where over 50 world climbers joined the team to promote the ‘Visit Nepal-2020’ campaign.
Climbers on the summit of Mt Aconcagua with Visit Nepal 2020 banner.
“We reached to the top of the peak on 4 Jan, carry the banner of VN-2020 banner, we hope our effort will comfort to sign up more tourists to visit Nepal in this year” – according to Tashi Lakpa Sherpa who, MD at Seven Summit Treks and Leader of the expedition.
“I am glad, international climbers joined Nepalese team to celebrate Christmas, New Year 2020 and the Nepal’s tourism campaign on the summit of the highest peak in S. America. Our team have also urged to all climbers in Aconcagua to visit the Himalayan country Nepal in 2020” – Tashi Lakpa Sherpa added.
Tashi Lakpa Sherpa on the summit of Mt. Aconcagua (6962m).
With the successful ascent of Mount Aconcagua, Tashi Lakpa, on his mission to scale all seven highest peaks of all seven continents, completed his fifth mountain this winter. He has to climb two more peaks – Mount Vinson in Antarctica and Mount Carstenz pyramid in Australia – to achieve the feat. The Managing Director of Seven Summit Treks has already climbed Mt Everest, Denali, Elbrus and Kilimanjaro. He is also the youngest person to climb Mt. Everest without supplement of oxygen bottle, back in 2005.
Seven Summit Treks is established under Company Act 2053 and Tourism Act 2035 (Registration No: 68492/066/067. Pan No: 304311183). The company is licensed by Tax Department of Nepal as a taxpayer, and also by Central Bank of Nepal as foreign currency acceptable company from foreigners and members of national and international tourism umbrella organisations.
Our guides, Sherpas and team leaders have years and years of experience in mountaineering, and understand the whims of Himalayas, as much as it’s humanly possible. Over the years, they have been trained to coordinate in a hostile terrain and take immediate actions. Read More..
In general Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) are two best seasons for both climbing and trekking in Nepal.
It is a condition of joining any of our trips that be protected against comprehensive expenses potential to incur due to medical issues or accidents (to include air ambulance, helicopter rescue, and treatment costs). Please be noted that we don’t arrange or sell any kinds of insurance. Read More..
Yes, medical & high altitude rescue insurances are required while climbing. Read More..
Yes, permit issued from Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) with authorised signature is essential to climb NMA peaks. If you are found to involve in an illegal climbing activity you can face prosecution as per the laws governing mountaineering regulation of Nepal Tourism Act - 2035 B.S. Article No. 38.
Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) classifies certain peaks between altitudes of 5000 m to 7000 m that can be climbed in a day as trekking peak. The total accent from basecamp to the peak and the decent back to the base camp can be accomplished in a day. The license for those peaks can be obtained from NMA.
Experience or no experience, it requires certain level of fitness to climb a peak. Depending upon the altitude and difficulty level, some training might also be necessary. However, there are certain mountains that can be climbed by a trekker or someone with no experience at all.
You’ll be provided a well trained and experienced guide during the climb.
During your stay in base camp, you will be provided a tent. You will also be provided food appropriate to your upcoming endeavor. Before you reach the base camp, you will be placed in a lodge or tea house.
You can obtain visa to Nepal through embassy or other diplomatic mission to your country. You can also obtain visa at entry points to Nepal, or at the airport in the immigration for merely $40. The extension of visa requires an additional payment of $30. Do not forget to carry some passport size photos with you.