KATHMANDU: World’s fifth highest mountain Mt. Makalu is set to celebrate the Diamond jubilee to mark the expedition by human for the first time.
The fifth highest peak in the world was expedited by French climbers for the first time in 1955 by French climbers. Several attempts were made by other climbers before the success but all turned to be failure because of the adverse climate, even Sir Edmund Hillary also failed to expedite the summit.
To mark the successful expedition of the summit three day festival is to be organized in Sankhuwasabha’s Chichila. The festival will start from 20th of November and will end on 22nd of November, 2016, the organizing committee informed.