Top 10 Highest Mountains in the World

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#1. Mount Everest (8,848 m.)

Mount Everest with 8848 meters’ height is the highest mountain in the world. Situated in Nepal/Tibet it is located in Nepal. Mount Everest was first successfully summited by Edmund Hillary (New Zealander, UK), Tenzing Norgay (Nepalese) in May 29, 1953 A.D. Mount Everest is actually regarded as the best trekking area in the world. Inside the Khumbu trekking region, 12 Days Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the best trekking in Nepal.

#2. K2 (8,611m.)

K2 is the second highest mountain in the world. Situated in Pakistan/China, K2 is 8,611 meters high and is located inside Pakistan.Mount k2 was first summited by A. Compagnoni, L. Lacedelli (Italian) back in July 31, 1954 A.D.

#3. Kanchenjunga (8586m.)

Mount Kanchenjunga (8586m.) is the 3rd highest mountain in the world. Situated in Nepal/India border, the mountain lies in Nepal. Kanchenjunga was first successfully summited by G. Band, J. Brown, N. Hardie, S. Streather (UK) in May 25, 1955 A.D.

#4. Lhotse (8516m.)       

Lhotse (8516m.) is the 4th highest mountain in the world. Bordering Nepal/Tiber, Mount Lhotse was successfully summited by F. Luchsinger, E. Reiss (Swiss) in May 18, 1956 A.D. This mountain lies just next to Mount Everest at Khumbu region.

#5. Makalu (8463m.)      

Makalu (8463m.) is the fifth highest mountain in the world. Bordering Nepal/Tibet, Mount Makalu is located in Nepal. It was first successfully  summited bu J. Couzy, L. Terray, J. Franco, G. Magnone-Gialtsen, J. Bouier, S. Coupé, P. Leroux, A. Vialatte (French) in May 15, 1955 A.D.

#6.  Cho Oyu (8201m.)   

Cho Oyu (8201m.) is the sixth highest mountain in the world. Bordering Nepal/Tibet, Cho Oyu is located in Nepal. It was first summited by H. Tichy, S. Jöchler (Austrian), Pasang Dawa Lama (Nepalese) in Oct. 19, 1954.

#7. Dhaulagiri (8167m.)

Dhaulagiri (8167m.) is the seventh highest mountain in the world. Mount Dhaulagiri is located in Nepal.I It was first summited by A. Schelbert, E. Forrer, K. Diemberger, P. Diener (Swiss), Nyima Dorji, Nawang Dorji (Nepalese) in May 13, 1960 A.D.

#8. Manaslu (8163m.)    

Manaslu (8163m.) is the eighth highest mountain in the world. It is located in Nepal. It was first summited by T. Imamishi, K. Kato, M. Higeta, (Japanese) G. Norbu (Nepalese) by  May 9, 1956 A.D.

#9. Nanga Parbat (8,125m.)

Nanga Parbat (8125m.) is the ninth highest in the world. Situate in Pakista, Nanga Parbat was first summited by Hermann Buhl (Austrian) in July 3, 1953 A.D.

#10. Annapurna (8,091m.)

Annapurna I (8091m.) is the tenth highest mountain in the world. Situated in Nepal, Mount Annapurna was first summited by M. Herzog, L. Lachenal (French) in June 3, 1950 A.D.

Top 10 mountains in the World list

Mountain Location Height First to summit (nationality) Date
Meters Feet
 1. Everest Nepal/Tibet 8,850 29,035 Edmund Hillary (New Zealander, UK), Tenzing Norgay (Nepalese) May 29, 1953
 2. K2 (Godwin Austen) Pakistan/China 8,611 28,250 A. Compagnoni, L. Lacedelli (Italian) July 31, 1954
 3. Kanchenjunga Nepal/India 8,586 28,169 G. Band, J. Brown, N. Hardie, S. Streather (UK) May 25, 1955
 4. Lhotse Nepal/Tibet 8,516 27,940 F. Luchsinger, E. Reiss (Swiss) May 18, 1956
 5. Makalu Nepal/Tibet 8,463 27,766 J. Couzy, L. Terray, J. Franco, G. Magnone-Gialtsen, J. Bouier, S. Coupé, P. Leroux, A. Vialatte (French) May 15, 1955
 6. Cho Oyu Nepal/Tibet 8,201 26,906 H. Tichy, S. Jöchler (Austrian), Pasang Dawa Lama (Nepalese) Oct. 19, 1954
 7. Dhaulagiri Nepal 8,167 26,795 A. Schelbert, E. Forrer, K. Diemberger, P. Diener (Swiss), Nyima Dorji, Nawang Dorji (Nepalese) May 13, 1960
 8. Manaslu Nepal 8,163 26,781 T. Imamishi, K. Kato, M. Higeta, (Japanese) G. Norbu (Nepalese) May 9, 1956
 9. Nanga Parbat Pakistan 8,125 26,660 Hermann Buhl (Austrian) July 3, 1953
10. Annapurna Nepal 8,091 26,545 M. Herzog, L. Lachenal (French) June 3, 1950

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