Top 10 Most Beautiful Mountains In The World
The mountains are known for their height but height alone cannot determine the beauty of a mountain. It depends on many factors such as size or location. Come, let us tell you in detail about the 10 beautiful mountains of the world.
10. Ama Dablam, East Nepal
Ama Dablam, popularly known as Ama dablam Matterhorn of the Himalayas, is a globally popular and beautiful mountain located in the Khumbu region of eastern Nepal. This snowy mountain is situated at an altitude of 6812 meters. The Southwestern Ridge of Ama dablam is a famous climbing route for expedition. The same southwestern ridge was used by Barry Bishop, Mike Ward, Wally Roman, and Mike Gill on 13 March 1961 to make the first ascent to Ama Dablam. This route has various levels of difficulty but the views are quite breathtaking.
09. Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa
Table Mountain is a Natural Wonder of South Africa. This 1084 meter high mountain is a paradise for nature lovers and pedestrians. This grand mountain is a part of Table Mountain National Park. There is also cable car service that will take you to the top of Table Mountain. From above, you can enjoy a spectacular 360-degree view of Cape Town. Table Mountain also has different hiking trails as previously stated. Apart from all these, the Table Mountains are home to a large species of plants and animals. Many of them are not found anywhere in this world.
08. Mount Assiniboine, British Columbia, Canada
Located on the southern part of the Canadian Rockies, on the British Columbia – Alberta border, Mount Assiniboine is one of Canada’s most beautiful mountains. It is a highlight of Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park. The 3618-meter-high peak is known as the Matterhorn of the Rockies because it has a pyramid shape similar to the Matterhorn Mountains.
07. Eiger Mountain, Bernice Alps, Switzerland
The iconic Eger Mountains is located in the Bernice Alps of western Switzerland on the eastern edge of a ridge crest consisting of the munch and the Jungfrau peaks. Eiger has a height of 3970 meters, and it looks amazing from all directions. The 1800 m high North face is the most prominent feature of the Eger Mountains. It is the largest North face in the Alps. There are several routes to the summit of Eger. But all are challenging.
06. Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Northeast Italy
It is a group of three peaks located on the world-famous Dolomite mountain range in northeast Italy. The three peaks are named Cima Piccola, Cima Grande, and Cima Ovest. This amazing mountain group is located at an altitude of 2999 meters. There are many routes that lead to this mountain group, some easy and some challenging. Apart from this, the views are quite spectacular. All these trays make Cime di Lavaredo a paradise for pedestrians.
05. Mount Fuji, Honshu Island, Japan
Mount Fuji at the height of 3776 is the highest peak in Japan. This volcano is located on Mount Honshu Island. The last volcanic eruption here occurred in 1707. This magnificent cone-shaped peak is considered a symbol of Japan. Mount Fuji is very famous among both Japanese and international tourists. It is estimated that more than 200,000 people climb Mount Fuji every year. The climbing season begins in July and ends in August. Climbing the summit of Mount Fuji is not so difficult, and the view of the sunset from there is incredible.
04. Cerro Torre, Chile – Argentina Border
The magical mountain of Cerro Torre is located on the Chile-Argentina border in the National Park of Los Angeles. Cerro Torre is a part of a series of four mountains. The other three mountains, called Punta Heron, Torre Eger and Cerro Stand, are tough. The 3128 meter high Cerro Torre is the highest peak of this mountain group. The most notable feature of Cerro Torre is its long pointed shape. It is very difficult for experienced climbers to climb Cerro Torre.
03. Denali, Alaska, United States
Denali is the highest peak in the North American continent at an altitude of 6190 meters. It is located in Denali National Park and protected areas, in south central Alaska. Denali is also the third most isolated peak in the world after Mount Everest and Aconcagua Mountains in Argentina. This magnificent mountain is itself the main attraction of Denali National Park. The forest is spread over six million acres. Even from a distance Denali feels grand as the upper part of Denali is covered with snow. The mountain is also home to five large glaciers.
02. Kirkjufell, Grundarfjordur, Snafelance Peninsula, Iceland
Kirkjufell is a 463-meter-high mountain, located in the town of Grundarfjordur in the Snaffelsnes peninsula of Iceland. It is the most photographed mountain in Iceland. Near the peak, there is also a beautiful waterfall known as Kirkjuffelsfoss. The sky also displays magical northern lights in the backdrop of Kirkjufell, a surreal experience.
01. Matterhorn, Swiss-Italian Border
It is not the highest peak in the Alps but there are no other peaks in the Alps as beautiful as the Matterhorn or in the rest of the world. It is indeed a magical attraction. This pyramid shaped mountain which is situated on the Swiss-Italian border. It is one of the highest peaks in Switzerland, rising 4478 meters above sea level. The front of the Matterhorn is a steep peak, so climbing can be difficult.