Ever refreshing drive to Pokhara

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Drive to Pokhara was a memorable one. As we took higher heights and turns, we used to get an altogether different view. New mountains wwould suddenly appear and add to the beauty of the scene. The landscaping along with the river Marshyangdi flowing created a beautiful scene. At every turn of the road, a new […]

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Top ten peaks of the world

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There are 109 mountains with elevation of greater than 7,200 meters or 23,622 ft above sea level. All of them are in Southern and Central Asia. Following are the top ten peaks of the world. Source : Wikipedia

 

Rank
Mountain
Country
Height in feet
Height in meters

1
Everest or Sagarmatha
Nepal/Tibet
29,0352
 8,848

2
K2 or Mt. Karakorum
Pakistan/China
28,250
 8,611

3
Kanchenjunga
Himalayas India/Nepal
28,1694
 8,586

4
Lhotse
Himalayas Nepal/Tibet
27,9405
 8,516

5
Makalu

Himalayas Nepal/Tibet

27,7666
 8,485

6
Cho-Oyu
Himalayas Nepal/Tibet
26,9067
 8,188

7
Dhaulagiri
Himalayas Nepal
26,7958
 8,167

8
Manaslu
Himalayas Nepal
26,7819
 8,163

9
Nanga Parbat
Himalayas Pakistan
26,66010
 8,126

10
Annapurna
Himalayas […]

By |January 8th, 2015|Categories: Adventure Sports, Long vacation, Short vacation|Tags: , |0 Comments

International Mountain Museum, Pokhara- Nepal

International Mountain Museum at Ratopahiro is a dedicated meuseum depicting almost everything regarding mountains.
Nepal Mountaineering Association established on 1st Nov, 1973 initiated the establishment of International Mountain Museum in Pokhara. Nepal Himalayan range is not only important to Mountaineers but also to Geologists, Sociologists, environmentalists and scientists to uncover the mysterious facts. It is aimed […]