Top 10 Highest Mountain Peaks Around The World

When we think of Safari to visit nature, top of mind is normally African safari. But it is good to note that, there are several other places in the world where you can visit and enjoy a safari adventure. When you want to tour the world’s highest mountain peaks, you will get them spread all over with most of the top 10 being in the Himalayas starting with the Everest, Lhotse to the Annapurna.

Here are the top 10 mountain peaks around the world you should tour

10. Annapurna

This is a section of the Himalayas, which is in the North central Nepal. It is a series of peaks which are collectively referred to as Annapurna. It stands at 26, 545 feet high and its peaks are some of the world’s dangerous peaks to climb with a fatality rate of 40%.

9. Nanga Parbat

At about 26,660 feet, this is one of the world highest mountain peaks which in the twentieth century was known as a killer mountain as it used to be dangerous to climb to the top. Though it is now less dangerous to climb, it is still very difficult.

8. Manaslu

This mountain is located in MansiriHimal which is part of the Nepal Himalayas on the west central part of Nepal.  This mountain was first climbed on May 9, 1956 by members of Japanese expedition, GyalzenNorbu and Toshio Imanishi.

7. Dhaulagiri

It stands at about 26, 795 feet tall and it is located north of central Nepal. Its name designates White Mountain. The west and south faces of this mountain have massive drops with each rising over 4000 meters from base with each having been the site of epic climbs.

6. Cho Oyu

It is the westernmost major peak, which is 20 km to the West of Mount Everest. It stands on the Tibetand  Nepalborder and it is known to be the main peak of the Khumbu subsection of the in the Himalaya. It stands at 26,906 feet.

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