Mt. Nirekha is one of the groups ‘A’ categorized climbing peak in Mahalangur range, situated at the elevation of 6,159 meters above the sea level in between Cho Oyu and Everest peak of the Himalayas in Khumbu Region of Nepal. The peak was recently opened for climbers in 2005 and is one of the difficult (challenging) peaks to climb as requiring straightforward climb towards the summit. As being challenging peak to its climbers, it is very necessary to have relative climbing experience or long trekking experience can also be sufficient because you need to pass about 1,200 meters distance by the use of ice-axe, crampons and rope works. It is not necessary to afraid of because not so much difficult too as you may be expecting right now but comparative with rest of the trail of this trip.
However, the peak has two climbing trail (route), which includes Kanchung Base Camp and Lake Base Camp and the first route is considered as an easier and shorter route because the glacier to the Cho-La Col on the Kanchung side is easy with only a few mostly harmless crevasses. Being technical and difficulties in summiting the peak, it is strictly recommended to have some experience in such kind of activities from the past along with physical and mental fitness. Despite climbing challenges, summiteers can capture the eye-catching gazing views of various high peaks like Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Cho-yu and other surrounding Himalayan ranges.
Mt. Nirekha Peak Climbing journey starts with a scenic and comfort flight leading to Lukla from Kathmandu valley. From Lukla valley, your actual trekking journey starts which passes through Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Everest View Hotel, Dole, Machhermo, Gokyo, Gokyo RI, Dragnag, Nirekha Peak base camp, High Camp and finally to the summit of the peak. The summit of the peak provides you peaceful feeling with lots of joys and adventures in your mind.
Although, the trail leading to the summit of the peak faces some difficulties and obstacles, which is usual in many of the peak climbing in Nepal, but equally provides you unique experiences and explorative deeds, which can never be achieved in your life. However, the descending trail from the summit of the peak passes through Base camp of the peak firstly and through Dzongla, Gorakshep, Kala Pattar, Pheriche, Tengboche, Namche Bazaar and finally Lukla, from where a flight will take to back to Kathmandu valley. The descending trail also offers lots of attractions and explorative activities in Himalayas of Nepal.