Expedition typically refers to a long journey or voyage undertaken for a specific purpose, often exploratory, scientific, geographic, in high mountains. Expedition in Nepal submits to climb the high Himalayas like Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt Makalu, Mt. Cho oyu, Mr. Manaslu, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt Annapurna, Mt. Amadablam, Mt Pumori, Mt Nhutse, and many peaks others.
Nepal is considered one of the best adventure destination in the world. Nepal's geography packs an extremely varied landscape into a small area. The immense contrasts in altitude and climates found here support a spectacular mix of lifestyles, vegetation, and wildlife. Nepal is probably the only country in the world where you can climb the highest mountains in the world. The core of the mountain complex known as the Himalayas ‘ abode of snow’ is the youngest and highest mountain system of the world. The name is based on the Sanskrit words, “Him” means snow and “Alaya” means abode. The 800 km stretch of the Nepal Himalayas in the greatest in the world with eight peaks that rise above 8,000 meters, including the highest in the world, "Mt. Everest". Ever since the country opened its peaks to climbers in 1949, the Nepal Himalayas has become a great theater of mountaineering activity and the drama of success and failure have provided impetus to thousands of men and women to meet the ultimate challenge. In Nepal, there have been 423 Himalayan peaks are opened ranging from peaks above 6,000 meters to the Mount Everest 8848 meters for foreigners. Nepal's Himalayas has been an attraction to many climbing devotees, philosophers, adventures or researcher lovers.
All mountaineering expeditions intending to climb an eight-thousand or any other mountain have to obtain permission from the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation. Once a permit has been obtained, the expedition has to strictly follow the route and the regulation as prescribed in the permit issued by the Government of Nepal. A mountaineering expedition team which has obtained a permit for mountaineering shall have to include a Liaison Officer appointed by the Government of Nepal. An expedition team has to deposit garbage fee before obtaining a permit. The amount varies according to mountains ranging from US$ 500 to US$ 4,000, which is refundable after the expedition team shows clear evidence of the garbage accumulated.