Top 10 Highest Mountains in The World

Mountains are really very important for any country; a country having beautiful mountains must have minerals and other natural resources. Apart from that, these mountains also grab a huge number of hikers and tourists for this country and if these mountains are hilly, icy and heighted then skaters, gliders and climbers come to these countries as well.

We can found a number of countries which are famous for tourism just because of heighted and beautiful mountains and earning huge revenues. These mountains earn so many things more than just money for a country or  a nation such as forests, reserves, nature, purification and some of unique fruits and animals.

In the whole world there are number of mountain series and most of them are too heighted and people are inspired to climb on them. Some of the great climbers have touched their tops and also shared their experience with others but everyone wants to feel that thing by his own.

For all those who are interested to know about highest mountains in the world here we are presenting the Top 10 Highest Mountains in The World .

10.  Annapurna I

 Annapurna I

Annapurna is a Sanskrit word which means full of food and in Hindi it refers to a mother who feeds her kids. In the world rank of highest mountains Annapurna I is at the tenth number, it is a section of Himalayas and situated in Nepal. Its total height is of 26,545 ft and it has thirteen additional peaks which are spread over the six thousand miles. This is famous for hiking and there are number of forest are there which are really fruitful for the country.


9.  Nanga Parbat

Nanga Parbat

Nanga Parbat is the ninth highest mountain in the world’s rank its total height is 26,660 ft and it is in the western anchor of the Himalayas. Nanga is a Sanskrit work which means is naked but in the local language its name is Diamir which means the king of the mountains. It is situated in the northern region of Pakistan Gilgit Baltistan. Nanga Parbat I considered to mark the east and west ends of Himalayas along with Namcha Barwa.  It is always being an ideal peak for the hikers and skaters due to snow covered caps.


8.  Manaslu


Another important mountain of the Himalaya series Manaslu which is considered the eighth highest mountains of the world is a part of Nepalese Himalayas. Its name is also derived from the Sanskrit which means is mountain of the spirit. The total height of the mountain is 26,781 ft and the important thing about Manaslu is that it was firstly ascent by the Japanese team in 1956 and as the British consider Everest as their mountain this is the Japanese mountain.


7.  Dhaulagiri


Dhaulagiri is a Sanskrit word which means alluring, white and beautiful, this is just same as its name. The parent mountain of Dhaulagiri is K2 and it is situated in Nepal along with Kaligandaki River. With the total height of 26,795 ft this is at the seventh position in the world ranking of highest mountains. It was climbed for the first time by Austria/ Nepali and Swiss team.


6.  Cho Oyu

Cho Oyu

Another beautiful snow caped mountain which is having the title of being sixth in the world rank is Cho Oyu. It is situated in China; it is one of the major peaks in the westernmost side of Khumbu which is the sub section of Mahalangur Himalaya. It is considered as an easy climbing mountain due to its smooth patterns and with the total height of 26,864 ft and 8,188 in meters. The first attempt to ascent the mountain was made by a British team in 1954. It has its own importance for that region and people feel attraction in it.


5.  Makalu


The fifth highest mountain of the world is situated between the combine border of China and Nepal it is in 19 kilometer southeast of Mount Everest. It is a mountain which has a top or perfect square means that it has a four sided pyramid shape peak with the total height of 27, 838 ft. In 1954 an American team leads to climb the peak for the first time, it was the first American expedition towards Himalaya which was delayed due to hard storms. This is a point for attraction for the climbers due to its unique shape.


4.  Lhotse


Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain of the world which is connected to the Everest through South Col, the total height of the Lhotse is 27,940 ft. in Tibetan Lhotse means South Peak and amazingly it is the second highest mountain which is located in the border between China and Nepal. International Himalaya Expedition attempt to ascent the Lhotse for the first time in 1955 and in this team two Austrians, two Swiss and Americans were also present.


3.  Kangchenjunga


With the total height of 28,169 ft Kangchenjunga is at the number three in the top rank mountains of the world. Like the others it is also a part of Himalayas and located in between the boundary of Nepal and India. It also has it five peaks which are called Five Treasures of Snow and are worshiped by the people of Darjeeling and Sikkim.  Kangchenjunga was first climbed by a British team in 1955 successfully.


2.  K2


K2 is a second highest mountain of the world and it has its own importance for the region. The total height of the K2 is 28,251 ft; it is situated on a border of Pakistan at Gilgit Baltistan and China. K2 is also a highest point in Pakistan and Karakoram Range. To ascent the K2 hikers select the Pakistani side because the China side is more horizontal.


1.  Mount Everest

Mount Everest

The king of all mountains and the highest peak of the world is Mount Everest with the total height of 29,029 ft. It is located in the Mahalangur section of Himalayas at the international border of China and Nepal in Asia. It attracts all of the professional climbers from all over the world here to experience the real adventure.

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