Gurla Mandata Trekking Travels offer various programs. Out of the 14 highest peaks in the world, 8 lie in Nepal, including the highest peak: Mount Everest. No wonder Nepal is the favorite destination for mountaineers. With more than 600 expeditions trudging up the Himalaya each year. It is only from 1949, as far as the history of mountaineering achievements go, that any human tasted success in the Nepalese Himalaya when the team consisting of Bill Tillman, Peter Lloyd and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, scaled Mt. Paldor 5,928m.