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Surprising facts about Trekking in Nepal

Nepal is a beautiful country with never ending stunning landscapes, charismatic mountains, and mesmerizing lakes.

 

Here are Attractive Facts About Nepal Trekking

■ The meaning of word ‘Himalaya’ is the home or abode of snow.
■ As per Hindu mythology, God Shiva always resides in the Himalaya.
■ There are eight peaks with a whole of 19 points above 8000 meters in place Nepal.
■ Fourteen mountains in the Himalaya go beyond 8000 meters.
■ There are around 25 points in all which go beyond 8000 meters in the Himalaya.
■ Nemaha Barwa peak is the easternmost, as well as Nanga Parbat, is the westernmost peak of the Himalaya.
■ The biological age of the Himalaya is roughly 70 million years.
■ Himalayan rivers are much older than the Himalayan peaks.
■ Kumbhakarna is the latest name of mount Jannu (7,710 m).
■ Gosainthan (8046 m) is the Nepali given name for Shisha Pangma.
■ More than 95% of earthquakes occur in mountainous areas.
■ Sir Andrew Waugh, Surveyor General of the great country India wished to honor his predecessor, Sir George Everest. For this, Sir Andrew pretended that their mountain as was no regional name for Everest and therefore mountain as Mount Everest though there were two regional names of the mountain. for instance: Sagarmatha in Nepal as well as Chomolungma in Tibet.
■ Sir Andrew Waugh announced the name ‘Mount Everest’ in 1865.
■ The perfect height gain per day generally for mountaineers is 1,000 ft above 10,000 ft.
■ Mallory described Mount Everest from Rongbuk as, ‘a great white fang excrescent on the jawbone of the earth’.
■ Why does man climb Everest ? Mallory explained, “Because it is there.”
■ Sir Edmund Hillary led an expedition to locate the Yeti in 1958.
■ As per the explanation of to Dr. George Schaller, the survival of Yeti unknown to science cannot be ruled out at tall altitude.
■ Reinhold Messner climbed Everest without help.
■ Tensing buried his sweet daughter’s red as well as blue pencils on the top of Everest.
■ Nearly 150 natives have died in unlike expeditions of Mount Everest so far.
■ Tensing was identified as ‘Himalayan Club Sherpa No 48’.

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