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Price per person

USD $ 2160

Trip Duration

17 Days

Country

Nepal

Group Size

1 To 15 Person

Trip Grade

4
Very Difficult
Very Difficult Trekking covers 4000 meters to 6000 meters. Physical fitness, and acclimatization are the must. Hiking per day of 7 hrs per day and altitude becomes an obstacle. You have to cross the Himalayan passes using basic climbing equipment. Even the trail is steep and may be slippery.

Activity

Peak Climbing
Peak Climbing

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Arrival On

Kathmandu

Departure From

Kathmandu

Best Season

March To May And Sept To Nov

Max Altitude

6461M

Mera Peak Climbing Overview

Mera Peak Climb, located in the Khumbu region, takes us to an altitude of 6476 meters at Mera Peak zenith. This is popularly known as the highest trekking peak in Nepal. Climbing Mera Peak is an adventure that requires a fair trekking experience.

The spectacular views of the world's top mountains with a height of more than 8000 meters like  Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, and Cho-Oyu from the highest point of expedition and rivulets, snowcapped mountain peaks, heavily wooded valleys like Hinku and HonguDrangkas etcetera make Mera Peak Climb an appealing adventure for nature lovers out there. Furthermore, the massive moraines and glacial lakes add further beauty to this mind-blowing trek.

Mera Peak Climbing commences from Kathmandu to the Lukla flight. The 17 days Mera Peak expedition will expose you to the wilderness of nature as your heart and soul are both replenished with energy. You can go to Mera Peak in several ways. Unless you are a professional trekker, we recommend you highly take a guide to this trek.

Trip Highlights

Amazing mountain vistas of Mt. Everest and other popular peaks like Ama Dablam, Tower Peak, Makalu etcetera.

The surreal Mera Peak (6476 meters) apogee.

Witness Chetera La pass and Zatrwa La pass.

200-year-old Lungsumgbagopma.

Scenic and thrilling flight to one of the most highly located airports at Lukla.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Kathmandu to Lukla flight &Lukla to Paiya trek (2825 meters): Approx. 8 hours.

Day 3: Paiya to Panggom trek (2930 meters): About 8 to 9 hours.

Day 4: Panggom to Ningbo trek (2950 meters): Approx. 7 hours.

Day 5: Ningbo to Bamboo Camp trek (3350 meters): Approx. 7.5 hours.

Day 6: Bamboo Camp to Khote trek (3680 meters): Approx. 7 hours.

Day 7: Khote to Tagnak trek (4252 meters): Approx. 7 hours.

Day 8: Acclimatisation Day/ Exploration day at Tagnak.

Day 9: Tagnak to Khare (4985 meters): About 6 hours.

Day 10: Khare to Mera La (5350 meters): About 4 hours.

Day 11: Mera La to Mera High Camp (5800 meters): About 7 hours.

Day 12: Hike Mera Peak (6476 meters) & descend back to Khare (4985 meters): About 11 hours.

Day 13: From Khare to Khote (3680 meters): About 8 to 9 hours.

Day 14: Khote to Chetera La (4150 meters): About 9 hours.

Day 15: Trek back to Lukla (2840 meters) through Zatrwa La Pass: About 9 hours.

Day 16: Lukla (2840 meters) to Kathmandu flight: 25 minutes.

Day 17: Departure day.

Difficulty in climbing:

To answer in short, Yes climbing is difficult. However, this varies from person to person and the time they decide to take this trek. At the height of 6476 meters, Mera Peak is the tallest trekking peak. Without proper preparations, this trekking experience can be troublesome for some people.

With some physical exercises, proper mountain knowledge, prior trekking experience, and guidance this trip is very enjoyable even though challenging. You require some previous trekking experience but extra technical climbing skills are not required for climbing Mera Peak.

You need to be in sound health and choose the time wisely if you want to win over this trek. In addition to that, you need to watch out for altitude sickness at such a high height. So make sure you know the symptoms and preventive cues of Altitude Sickness before you decide to go on a Mera expedition.

Best Time:

The best time for peak climbing is the Spring season and Autumn seasons. There are a variety of factors that work to make this season the best time for this journey like safe routes, steady/ predictable and tolerable weather, gorgeous views etcetera.

Summer and Winter seasons are not preferred for the climb. The heavy rainfall results in slippery trails this unfavorable during Summer/Monsoon season. Likewise, the extreme temperature that drops as low as -30 degrees is the reason climbing Mera Peak in Winter is not popular.

Mera Peak Climbing Equipment:

Please check the list below before climbing Mera Peak.

Mountain Ice axe, Climbing Harness, Karabiners, Ice screws, Snow bars, Descenders, Tents.

Clothing Equipment:

Sleeping pad, Down jacket/ trousers/vest, Warm trousers, Long cotton hiking shirts, Head torch /batteries/bulbs, Waterproof Jacket, Gaiters, Fleece/wool for climbing, Lightweight thermal/ insulated ski gloves, Sun hat, Light cotton athletic socks, and wool climbing socks, Long sleeved, cotton/woolen shirts, T-shirts, Wool long underwear, Down high altitude, sleeping bag, sunglasses, Sunscreen, Lip salve, Lightweight fleece.

Mera Peak Climbing Itinerary

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Day 1:

Arrival in Kathmandu for Mera Peak Climb

Walking Hours : 30 Minutes Drive

Meals Included : Welcome Dinner

Accomodation : 3 Star Hotel

You are picked up from the International airport in Kathmandu and dropped in the hotel. After refreshing in the hotel, you meet us and we will briefly explain to you about the trek plan and execution and the trekking gears. You will stay overnight in the hotel arranged for you by Mission Himalayas.

Day 2:

Kathmandu to Lukla flight &Lukla to Paiya trek

Walking Hours : 8 Hours Trek

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House/ Lodge

Max. Altitude : 2825M

We will reach the domestic section of Tribhuvan International Airport and reach Lukla (2840 meters) via a flight. After arriving in Lukla, we trek towards Surke.  Crossing the river and walking uphill and downhill, we finally reach Paiya positioned at 2825 meters.

We cover a distance of about 11 kilometers in the duration of about 8 hours to arrive at Paiya where we will stay our night.

Day 3:

Paiya to Panggom trek

Walking Hours : 8 To 9 Hours Trek

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House/ Lodge

Max. Altitude : 2930M

After enjoying early morning breakfast, we will raise and climb a steep trail to arrive at Kari La. We will trek for a maximum of 9 hours to arrive at  Panggom which is located at the height of 2930 meters.  We will rest the night in a lodge or guesthouse in Panggom after covering 13 kilometers.

Day 4:

Panggom to Ningbo trek

Walking Hours : 8 Hours Trek

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House/ Lodge

Max. Altitude : 2950M

Our destination for today is Ningbo (2950 meters) for which we have to cover 10 kilometers of distance. We trek through many short and steep climbs in rugged terrain for about 6 to 7 hours before finally arriving at Ningbo lodge where we will stay out at night.

Day 5:

Ningbo to Bamboo Camp trek

Walking Hours : 7 Hours Trek

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House/ Lodge

Max. Altitude : 3350M

Trek to Bamboo Camp is through off the beaten path with not much guesthouse and lodges so we carry packed lunch with us before we leave Ningbo. Passing a beautiful and peaceful forest of rhododendron and bamboo, we arrive at Bamboo Camp (3350 meters) after trekking for about 7 hours.

We will cover a distance of 11 Km to arrive at the lodge where we will stay overnight.

Day 6:

Bamboo Camp to Khote trek

Walking Hours : 7 Hours Trek

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House/ Lodge

Max. Altitude : 3680M

Trekking on rough uneven terrain, we will pass TashingOngma village, MosomKharka, and InkhuKhola to reach Khote (3680 meters) after walking for 7 hours and covering a distance of 11 Kilometers. On our way here, we will see stunning views of Mera peak.

Day 7:

Khote to Tangnak trek

Walking Hours : 7 Hours Trek

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House/ Lodge

Max. Altitude : 4252M

Trekking along the ridge of HinkuKhola, we head towards Tangnak. We will have lunch at Gondishung. Trekking further we pass a 200-year-old Lungsumgbagopma. Trekking for about 7 hours brings us to Tangnak at 4252 meters where we will stay overnight.

Day 8:

Acclimatisation Day/ Exploration day at Tangnak

Walking Hours : Day Hiking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House/ Lodge

On the eighth day of Mera Peak Climb, we explore Tangnak and acclimatize to the environment that we are in. We hike up to the holy CharpateHimal glacier that will take us about 3 hours. From here we can see outstanding views of Mera North. We trek back to Tangnak where we will stay the night in the lodge.

Day 9:

Tagnak to Khare

Walking Hours : 6 Hours Trek

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House/ Lodge

Max. Altitude : 4985M

Following the lateral moraine of Dig Glacier to Dig Kharka, we trek to Khare enjoying the views of CharpateHimal. Above Khare, there is a ridge from which we can see amazing views of the forests and trekking trails.

Day 10:

Khare to Mera La

Walking Hours : 4 Hours Trek

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House/ Lodge

Max. Altitude : 5350M

We ascend in a short climb from Khare leading us to Mera La at the height of 5350 meters. The impressive views from the Passes are bound to stay with your entire life. We will stay the night in Mera La at an altitude of 5350 meters.

Day 11:

Mera La to Mera High Camp

Walking Hours : 7 Hours Trek

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accomodation : Tented Camp

Max. Altitude : 5800M

We trek for about 7 hours to arrive at High Camp from where we can see brilliant views of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Cho Oyu, and the south face of Lhotse, Nuptse, etcetera. We will spend our night in Mera High Camp preparing for our climb the next day.

Day 12:

Hike to Mera Peak (6476 meters) & descend back to Khare

Walking Hours : 11 Hours climbing

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accomodation : Tented Camp

Max. Altitude : 4985M

We have an early start before daybreak. Ascending to Mera Peak usually takes 5 to six hours. We put on crampons and cord together for the steep climb to the summit. There are a variety of crevasses, so we'll have to take precautions if there has been a recent snowfall. we will be well rewarded with spectacular views of Everest (8848 meters), Makalu (8463 meters), Cho Oyu (8201 meters), Lhotse (8516 meters), Pumori (7161 meters), Lobuche (6145 meters), and lots of others. We will trek down to Khare where we'll stay the night.

Day 13:

From Khare to Khote

Walking Hours : 9 Hours Trek

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House/ Lodge

Max. Altitude : 3680M

We trek down to Hinku Valley and eventually to Khote. We will stay overnight in Khote after about 9 hours of trekking.

Day 14:

Khote to Chetera La

Walking Hours : 9 Hours Trek

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House/ Lodge

Max. Altitude : 4150M

Through the thick forest located west of the HinkuValley, we walk enjoying the rhododendron forest in the beaten trail of Himalayas before arriving at Chetera La (4150 meters)  where we will stay at a lodge in Chetera La.

Day 15:

Trek back to Lukla through Zatrwa La Pass

Walking Hours : 9 Hours Trek

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accomodation : Tea House/ Lodge

Max. Altitude : 2840M

Via the Rugged Zatrwa La at 4610 meters we trek back to Lukla. We will have to ascend from Chetera La to arrive at Zatrwa La for about 3 hours. We continue trekking to arrive at Lukla which will take us about 9 hours.

Day 16:

Lukla to Kathmandu flight

Walking Hours : 35 Minutes Flight and Half Hour Driving

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accomodation : 3 Star Hotel

Max. Altitude : 1350M

We will arrive back to Kathmandu via a scenic and thrilling flight from Lukla. Back in Kathmandu, we will celebrate our successful trek and last day with the trekking members.

Day 17:

Departure day

Walking Hours : 30 Minutes Drive

Meals Included : Breakfast

Accomodation : None

We will escort you to the international airport or any other complied location.

  • Airport picks up and drops service during international arrival/ departure and domestic arrival/departure.
  • Deluxe 3-star category accommodation in Kathmandu inclusive with breakfast according to the itinerary.
  • All camping equipment.
  • 15 kg baggage allowance on flight and in trekking.
  • Kathmandu to Lukla flight and Lukla to Kathmandu flight with the guide.
  • Beautiful and clean accommodation at guest houses, and lodges during the trek.
  • Full board meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner with a cup of hot drinks).
  • One trekking Guide is highly experienced, friendly, English-speaking, Government licensed, and Ministry of tourism Trained with his salary, meals, accommodation, transportation, and insurances.
  • One strong porter with his salary, meals, accommodation, transportation, and insurance.
  • Everest National Park permits and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) Permits.
  • NMA climbing permit for Mera peak.
  • Necessary staff during the climbing as per group size.
  • High altitude food and all climbing crew.
  • Necessary fixed and dynamic rope and kitchen crew.
  • Experience and Government license holder climbing Sherpa guide as per group size.
  • Down Jacket, Four-seasonal sleeping bags, Duffel bag, and trekking map (Jackets and bags have to be returned after trip completion).
  • Complimentary welcome or Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with a cultural dance show.
  • All necessary paper works Government tax and office service charges.
  • First Aid Medicines and medication with your guide.
  • Certificate of your trekking signed by the company Manager and your trekking Guide.

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