Annapurna is the 10th highest mountain in the world and was the first 8,000m peak to be climbed. It was first summited in 1950 by Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal. It was not until 1970 that Annapurna was summited again.
It is located in the west central part of Nepal. It is 7th tallest mountain in the world with the altitude of over 8,000 m. There are two main possibilities to reach the base camp.
The highest point on earth, pride of Nepal, has several different names; to the westerners it became Mt. Everest in 1865. Nepalese call it Sagarmatha (Forehead of Nepal).
Kanchenjunga is the third-tallest mountain in the world and is situated in eastern part of Nepal at 8,598 m. It was first climbed by a British team in 1956. It is an enormous mountain mass.
The Mt. Lhotse standing still at 8,516 meters is the fourth highest mountain in the world. It is situated at the border of Nepal and Tibet. Its long east-west crest is located immediately south of Mount Everest.