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Mera Peak Climbing

Mera Peak Climbing - 18 Days

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Facts About Trip

Duration: 18 days
Accommodation: Loge, Camping
Height: 6461M
Best Season: Spring and Autumn
Grade: Medium
Activity: Trekking, climbing
Transportation: Private Car, Flight
Treks Type: Tea house, Tent

Mera Peak Climbing Overview

With an elevation of 6461 meters above sea level, Mera Peak, also known as the highest
trekking peak in Nepal, is one of the countrys most well-liked trekking locations.
Numerous thousands of domestic and foreign tourists travel to Mera Peak each year. You will
see five of the countrys 8000-meter peaks while on this walk, including Mount Everest, Makalu, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, and Kanchenjunga.

Along with the high peaks, passing through the dense forest with its stunning flora and animals allows you to take in more of natures splendor.The Mera Peak Climbing route begins at the village of Lukla in the Khumbu Valley. The trail quickly ascends the Dudh Kosi Valley before reaching Namche Bazaar, the biggest Sherpa village in Nepal. Before making the last ascent to the peak, the trail ascends to the 5,415-meter (17,769-foot) Mera La Pass from here. Here, We Have Some other peak climbing packages are Island Peak ClimbingLobuche Peak Climbing etc.

Mera Peak Climbing Itinerary Expand/Collapse All

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Food

Dinner

Accomodation

Hotel

Elevation

1350

Upon on your arrival at the Tribhuban International Airport one of our staff will be there to warm greeting you with beautiful garland that is our respect and the culture to welcome to the new stranger. After welcoming you our staff will transfer to you to the hotel. After your long journey on a plane, you may get tired, so be fresh then our manager will come to meet you to the hotel and talk about the plan of your trip details.

Day 2 : Trip Preparation Day

Food

Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel

Elevation

1350

Today, our manager will come to meet you at the hotel according your time. He will brief about the trip in detail, introduce with the guide and provide you all the documents. You will be free in the afternoon and manage your time for trek preparation. Our guide will meet you at your hotel at six O’ clock in the evening then take you for well come dinner. After having dinner, drop you to the hotel and stay over night.

Day 3 : Fly to Lukla and trek to Paiya (Chutok) [8954ft]

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

2730

Early morning after breakfast, we get transferred to the domestic airport to fly to Lukla. After an adventurous 40-minute flight above breathtaking green and white mountains, we reach Tenzing-Hillary Airport at Lukla. This is one of the most beautiful air routes in the world, culminating in a dramatic landing on a hillside surrounded by high mountain peaks. At the airport, we meet our other crew members. We get time to stroll around while the guide divides and manages baggage to be carried by porters. We start our trek down from Lukla. It will make sense to fly up to Lukla. For acclimatization and walk down. We walk through the jungle down to Surke, then a bit ahead, we have lunch at Pakhapani or ahead nearby. Continuing ahead through many traditional villages, jungles, and hills, we gradually reach the vicinity of Paiya for the first night’s camp. We see a number of peaks from here such as Knogde Ri, Khatang, Tang Ragi Tu and other peaks above 7 thousand meters from Paiya. Overnight at Paiya.

Day 4 : Paiya to Pangkoma [93,48ft]

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

2850

After breakfast, we march a little down until we reach a wooden bridge and then carefully we have to go ahead through the slippery trail to cross Kari La Hill (pass). We have our lunch in the village ahead and start walking up through the rhododendron and bamboo forest through the narrow mountain trail. We need to keep our cameras ready with full charge to catch the outstanding views of  the Dudhkoshi River Valley and Dudh Kund Himal before reaching the farming and trading village of Pangkongama for a night’s rest.

Day 5 : Pangkoma to Nigmsa (Shibuche) (90,003ft)

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

2745

The trail descends the rock-strewn path leading to the rhododendron forest. We come across a lot of Mani walls through the trail. Passing again through the hills, ridges and tea houses, we start downwards and have lunch around there the village near by. Mesmerizing views of the south face of Mera Peak (6064m/19890ft) and Naulekh Peak is awaiting our insight ahead. The trail zigzags through forested areas and then descends steeply. We experience the most interesting and charming feelings as we walk past forests of pine and rhododendron to reach Nigmsa (Shibuche) where we camp for the night’s rest

Day 6 : Nigmsa (Shibuche) to Chetrakhola [10332ft]:

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

3150

After breakfast, we start up though a steep and slope trail through narrow and typical mountain trail, a bit complicated ahead through rhododendron and bamboo forests, we pass in the course of landslides and down we reach to the stream. By the side of the crystal clear stream we have our lunch today. Straight ahead and up through the rhododendron forests, we may encounter wild animals if we are lucky. A little down through the bamboo jungle and past a nice stone cave by the side of a river, we will camp for the night’s rest. Overnight at Chhatra Khola.

Day 7 :  Chetrakhola to Kothe (11808ft)

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

3600

 

Chirping birds wake us up early in the morning. We start after breakfast and reach a fine vantage point of the Hinku Valley, where we line around in the splendor of nature surrounding us. Straight through the bamboo and pine forest in the narrow trails while enjoying the views of Mera and the Hinku Valley, there is a possibility of encountering with mountain wild animals like sloth bear, jungle cat, etc., among the tall pine trees. Past Tashing Dingma we find shops and tea houses where we have lunch. We continue ahead by the ridge of the river in the Hinku valley all the way up and reach Kothe where we have the night’s rest in a camp. Overnight in Kothe.

Day 8 : Kothe to Tangnang (14,270ft)

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

4350

Today is another short-trek day in which we trek along the ridge of the Hinku Khola in the shadow of Mera Peak. We take lunch at Gondishung, the summer herders’ settlement on the west bank of the Hinku Drangka. Beyond Gondishung we pass a 200 year-old Lungsumgba Gompa where we can find Mera peak scripted in rock along with its route to reach Mera. We pray for our successful ascent of Mera Peak in the boulder of the Gompa offering incense. A short walk takes us to Thagnag, which is a summer grazing area with the primitive lodges and shops. Overnight in Thagnag at the camp.

Day 9 : Acclimatization Day: Hiking to Charpate Himal Glacier

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

4350

Today is our rest day. It is not recommended to stay idle although it is a rest day instead we have to stay active to be ready for next day’s adventure. So after breakfast, we hike for about 3 hours up to Charpate Himal Glacier. Seen very close from the Thangnag, Charpate Himal is regarded holy by the Sherpa community and is worshiped by traditional Sherpas of the mountains. We will observe Mera North very close and outstanding from here. After an hour’s pleasant hike downwards, we will be back at the camp at Thangnang. Overnight at Thangnang.

Day 10 : Tangnang to Khare (16,486ft)

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

5045

We head towards Mera Base Camp at Khare. We follow the lateral moraine of Dig Glacier to Dig Kharka, which offers spectacular views of Charpate Himal. The trail climbs through moraines and to the snout of the Hinku Nup and Shar Glaciers and then climbs more steeply to our camping spot at Khare. The camping experience at Khare is something that would cherish us throughout our life. It is a pleasure to view the beautiful North face of Mera Peak from our campsite at Khare. Overnight at Khare.

Day 11 :  Khare to Mera Base Camp (17,384ft)

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

5300

Today after breakfast, we walk through boulder strewn course to reach Base Camp of Mera Peak. We have to march through steep route (about 260 meters) and it takes around 2 to 3 hours to reach Base Camp. Upon reaching there after a short rest accompanied with our lunch, we start ice climbing training with our climbing guide. Inexperienced climbers need to learn much more today. After about 2-3 hours training, we might choose to go to Mera La. However, as we will be taking the route to High Camp through Mera La the next day, we might opt to rest at our camp at Base camp today admiring the eye-catching views the area offers.

Day 12 : Mera Base Camp to High Camp [18,958ft]

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

5780

We take the route through Mera La to reach the Mera High Camp today. You need to walk through the rock-strewn area for about two hours while making your way to Mera High Camp and this can be a bit hazardous if it has recently snowed, as there are a number of crevasses here. We make our way to the top of the rock band, which is marked by a large cairn. We set up a high camp and enjoy the rest of the day the sunrise and sunset view along with the Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and south face of Lotshe, Nuptse, Chamlang and Baruntse are outstanding and seems like they are piercing the skyline. We overnight in Mera High Camp.

Day 13 : Mera High Camp to Summit [6,461m/21,1907ft] and back to Khare (5045m/16,547ft)

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

5045

This is really a big day. Our crew will wake up around 1 a.m. for preparation. You should also wake up around 2.30 am and you will have very early breakfast today. After breakfast, your group will put on crampons and rope and set up for a special journey to the summit. If you are a good-acclimatized group, it takes around 4-6 hours to reach the summit of Mera central for you. From the summit can be seen the magnificent views of Mt. Everest (8,848m/29,021ft), Cho-Oyu (8,210m/26,928ft), Lhotse (8,516m/27,935ft), Makalu (8,463m/27,760ft), Kangchenjunga (8,586m/28,165ft), Nuptse (7,855m/25,765ft), Chamlang (7,319m/24,010ft), Baruntse (7 ,129m 23,383ft) Ama Dablam (6,812m/22,343ft) Kangtega (6,779m/22,235) and many peaks over six thousand. After achieving the summit, you retrace your steps down to high camp. After having a rest accompanied with some hot soups/tea at the high camp, we will continue down to Khare for the night’s rest. You will really find this day really long, but inspirational one for your life! Overnight at Khare.

Day 14 :  Khare to Kothe [11808ft]

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

3600

 

After a great success of the expedition to Mt. Mera we descend to The Hinku valley to Kothe for our overnight stop at camp. Leaving behind the outstanding Himalayan background, you arrive Kothe. The night we enjoy with local wines and foods and relax at the camp and stay overnight.

Day 15 :  Kothe to Thuli Kharka

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Today, we again climb up about two hours through the lush forest on the west side of the Hinku Valley to Thuli Kharka. It’s a nice walk through the red Rhododendron forest with beaten trail of Himalaya of Nepal. We observe the wide range of Mera peaks, Mera North, Mera Central, Mera South from Thuli Kharka. Overnight in Thuli Kharka.

Day 16 : Thuli Kharka to Lukla

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

2680

Two hours up from Thuli Kharka, we walk to reach the Zatrwa La pass. After crossing the pass we see beautiful view of Lukla valley. Cho yu, Kongde peak, Numbur Himal, Kusum Khangru and so many others. From Zatrwa La we walk all the way down to Chutanga and then straight forward, easy walk takes us to Lukla village where we conclude the trekking and this evening we enjoy the last dinner in a mountain with our crew. Stay overnight in tea house.

Day 17 : Fly to Kathmandu

Food

Dinner

Accomodation

Hotel

Elevation

1350

Normally flights are always in the morning due to the weather. So guide will do all airport formalities by the time you can have a breakfast at the lodge. Your luggage got into the airport already with the help of our Sherpas and porters. Once guide get news about your flight arrival at Lukla airport, will call you to watch how the small aircraft get lands into the small airstrip. After quick photograph, get in to the airport and straight away get into the plane to fly out to Kathmandu. Once you are at the airport at Kathmandu, guide will assist to get in to your hotel by private vehicle.

Day 18 : Departure Day

Food

Breakfast

Today is the last day of the trip with us. If you would like to extend your holiday with us, we will help you if you require otherwise we will assist you to the airport as per your flight departure time. If your flight is late evening, you can do last minute shopping or manage your photos of the trip then final departure from the airport.

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Cost Includes

  • Ground and air transportation. Pick Up and drop
  • welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu with Cultural show. (Ethnic music and dance)
  • Two night’s accommodation in Kathmandu with twin sharing at tourist standard hotel (Bed and Breakfast)
  • English speaking trekking guide who has been authorized by the government and necessary number of porters (According to the group size) with their insurance, salary, accommodation, and meals.
  •  Full board meal 3 times a day (B+L+D) during the trek days including tea & coffee
  • Climbing guide and sherpa
  • Meals while camping 
  • Seasonal fruits during the trek are provide
  • Sleeping bags and down jackets if necessary.
  • All the necessary official documents, TIMS Permit, Trekking Permit, etc.
  •  Mera peak Special Climbing Permit
  • Two days on tended camp during the climbing
  •  Trekking Route map.
  •  All required local and government tax

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal arrival visa
  • All meals inKathmandu except provided dinner and breakfast
  • Entire cold and alcoholic beverages on the trip
  • Necessary group climbing gears (Climbing rope, ice axe, ice crew and snow bar/ possible to hire or buy in Kathmandu)
  • Travel insurance (Must includes Helicopter evacuation and trip cancellation)
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Oxygen bottle
  • Any extending trip
  • Tips  for staffs

Altitude Graph

FAQs

Peak Climbing in Nepal requires special equipment due to the difficult terrain and weather conditions.

1. Crampons: These are spikes attached to shoes or boots that provide traction on icy or snowy
surfaces. 
2. Ice axe: This is a tool used for climbing and self-arresting in case of a fall. 
3. Rope: Climbing and rappelling on high Peaks requires special ropes that are strong and
durable. 
4. Harness: A harness is used to secure the climber to the rope. 
5. Carabiners: These are metal loops used to attach the rope to the harness. 
6. Helmet: A helmet is worn to protect the head from falling rocks or ice. 
7. Goggles: Goggles are worn to protect the eyes from the glare of the sun on the snow. 
8. Sunscreen: Wearing sunscreen is important to protect the skin from the UV rays at high
altitudes. 
9. Thermos: A thermos is used to carry hot beverages like tea or soup to keep the climber
warm. 
10. First Aid Kit: A first aid kit is essential to treat any injuries that may occur during the
expedition. 
11. Stove: A portable stove is used for cooking food during the expedition. 
12. Sleeping bag: A sleeping bag is used to sleep in at night. It should be rated for cold weather
and must be very warm. 
13. Tent: A tent is used as shelter during the expedition. It should be sturdy and able to
withstand high winds. 
14. Maps: Detailed maps are essential for planning the expedition and for navigation during the
climb. 
15. Satellite phone: A satellite phone is used to communicate with base camp in case of an
emergency. 
16. Battery charger: A battery charger is used to recharge batteries for the GPS and satellite
phone. 
17. Camera: A camera can be used to take pictures or videos during the expedition.

 

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US$ 2300 Per Person
US$ 2500 2300
Save $200 Per Person
18 Days
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Enquiry Whatsapp +9779810323891