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Mera Peak Climbing

Mera Peak is a popular trekking peak in the Khumbu region of Nepal. It is the highest trekking peak in Nepal and offers stunning views of the Himalayas, including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu. Mera Peak climbing requires technical skills and experience, so it is recommended that you hire a licensed guide or join an organized trekking group. The climbing season for Mera Peak is generally from October to May, with the best months being in November and April. During these months, the weather is usually clear, and the temperatures are relatively mild, making for ideal climbing conditions.…

Mera Peak is a popular trekking peak in the Khumbu region of Nepal. It is the highest trekking peak in Nepal and offers stunning views of the Himalayas, including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu. Mera Peak climbing requires technical skills and experience, so it is recommended that you hire a licensed guide or join an organized trekking group.

The climbing season for Mera Peak is generally from October to May, with the best months being in November and April. During these months, the weather is usually clear, and the temperatures are relatively mild, making for ideal climbing conditions.

To climb Mera Peak, you will need to obtain a climbing permit from the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). You will also need to have appropriate climbing gear, including crampons, ice axes, and ropes, as well as be physically fit and acclimatized to the high altitude.

The typical itinerary for Mera Peak climbing is around 18 days, with several days of trekking to reach the base camp and another few days for acclimatization before attempting the summit. The ascent to the summit typically involves climbing on a glacier and crossing a high-altitude pass before reaching the peak.

Overall, Mera Peak climbing is a challenging but rewarding experience that offers stunning views and the opportunity to test your mountaineering skills in one of the most beautiful regions of the world.

Trip Highlights

  • Expedition of Mera Peak climbing (6,461m), the Highest trekking peak in Nepal
  • Chance to explore the legends of Everest region
  • Collecting the snow-capped sights of Mt Everest(8,848m), Mt Lhotse(8516m), Mt Cho Oyu(8,188m) and many more
  • Get lovely greetings and warm hospitality from Khumbu region (Sherpa community)
  • Spend some walking in the most beautiful landscape
  • The best pick for mountaineering beginners
  • Excellent opportunity to climb Nepal’s highest (no permit required) peak below 6500m
  • Stunning views of the Himalayas above 8000m including Everest, Cho Oyu, Makalu, etc
  •  Experience life as the “mountain people” live, in the heart of the Himalayas
  • A Chance to experience mountain teahouses, camping, trekking plus a peak climbing adventure

Itinerary Expand All

Early in the morning fly from Kathmandu to lukla takes about 35 minutes and stay overnight in lukla the get way to Everest. In afternoon make a small trip around lukla. It’s up hill walk through the forest for 4 hrs to chuttanga.

Its steep uphill walk for 4 hrs till the pass of chattra la (4300m) from where we could have nice Mountain View and then 2 hrs down hill walk takes us to chattra.

The trail goes down hill through mixed forest all the way to the river and then up hill following the river all the way to kothe. The day as well you will see good Mountain View as well as view of mera peak. It takes 5 hrs down hill and 1 hr up hill walk to reach kothe, our overnight place.

From kothe trail follow the river up ward all the way to Thagnak. In this day you can have great view of Mera, Mera la Glacier and other mountain as well. Thagnak is a small Sherpa Village, stay overnight in Thagnak.

Today is a day scheduled for acclimatization. Since an activity helps us in proper acclimatization, we will be taking a side trip to either Charpate Himal Glacier or a nearby hill. Our main objective is to climb high and sleep low and this is exactly what we will be doing on this day. After our acclimatization, we retrace back to Thaknang for overnight stay.

This is an up hill trail. You can have view to Mera peak, Kusum Kangaru and many more. On this day the trail goes up for 2 hrs then nice walk till the place call dig kharka then again steep ascend to khare for about 2 hrs. Enjoy the alpine zone walk and stay overnight in Khare.

Rest and get organized before moving up for the climb.

In the morning, there will be a climbing course at the nearby hill, where your guides will teach you the required climbing skills and the basic safety instructions. The course will mainly consist of using the climbing gears in a proper way and glacier travel. Proper usage of safety cord and Terrian instructions will be given too.

In the afternoon, it’s free time to rest and get organized before moving up to Mera Peak high camp the next day.

  • Meal: B, L, D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Trekking Hours: 2-3 hrs

We will need to use climbing gears like Crampons and axe to take the steep ascend to High Camp of Mera Peak. From Mera La, we will ascend the glaciated path. At around 5800m elevation, we will find a rocky section among glacier to set up our high camp. Existing at the edge of mountain, the area offers striking view of Kanchenjunga that rises to the east above the ridge of Chamlang. We will also get exquisite views of Makalu, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, the southern section of Lhotse and Lhotse Shar Mountains.

  • Meal: B, L, D
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Trekking Hours: 3-4 hrs

We will wake up much early on this day. After tea, we will take slow climb towards the summit. Temperature remains on an average 10 degree Celsius below Zero on this region. We will climb the glacier and proceed to snow hump-back ridge. We will follow the non-technical and classic route through the south-east ridge. Climbing further through the snout of glacier, we will climb over the south summit to the summit ridge. Finally, the moment comes for which all of us were eagerly waiting. We will get the 360 degree views of many eight thousand meter peaks including views of Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Lhotse and other peaks and mountains. We will spend some time on summit witnessing the views before taking gradual descent to Khare where we will celebrate the successful climb and stay overnight.

  • Meal: B, L, D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Trekking Hours: 10-12 hrs

This is a free day. Peak Climbing is a challenging task. Multiple factor like weather condition comes into action. Also, our crew members might get injured or sick from High Altitude Sickness. In such case, our schedule might get affected. This contingency day will help us to make sure that our schedule will go on smoothly without interruption even if there occur complications while climbing the peak.

  • Meal: B, L, D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge

We will leave Khare and lower down through the Hinku valley to Khote. The trail is much easier as we will be taking steep descent..

  • Meal: B, L, D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Trekking Hours: 5-6 hrs

Early in the morning, we will follow the steeply raising trail for couple of hours through the lush green forest existing to the western edge of Hinku Valley which will take us to Thuli Kharka. The trail is pleasant. We can feel the aroma of blooming red rhododendron that breathes life to the forest. Our camp site in Thulikharka allows us the views of Mera peaks including Mera North, Mera Central and Mera South.

  • Meal: B, L, D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Trekking Hours: 6-7 hrs

From Thulikharka, we will climb uphill for couple of hours to reach Zatrwa La pass. The pass allows an exquisite view of Lukla valley and surrounding peaks and mountains including Cho yu, Kongde, Numbur, Kusum Khangru and others. We will descend from Zatrwa La to Chutanga and follow the straight path all the way to Lukla village. Later we celebrate our successful completion of climb with our Sherpa guides and porters who we’ve got to know so well & are now good friends. It’s a pleasure to end this wonderful trip on a happy note. We then slumber into blissful sleep.

  • Meal: B, L, D
  • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Trekking Hours: 6-7 hrs

Take an early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. We will be transferred to hotel in a private vehicle in Kathmandu. Take leisure and soothe your aching limbs from long and tiring peak climb.

  • Meal: B
  • Accommodation: Hotel

Enjoy a leisure day. You are on your own. Participating in a day tour in Kathmandu is a pleasant plan. You can also go shopping in Thamel, a tourist hub where you can buy souvenir items like handicrafts and art for your family. At eventide, we will relish a farewell dinner to celebrate our successful climb.

Please do not hesitate to let us know if you would like to extend your stay. Kindly email us for more details on extensions.

  • Meal: B
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Trekking Hours: 0

Finally, the undeniable day of departure arrives. Thank you for joining us on this climb and it has been a pleasure getting to know you during this time.  We hope this venture has enriched your experience with happy memories. You will be assisted in your last minute preparation. Our representative will take you to Tribhuvan International Airport three hours before your scheduled flight. Keep in touch and hope to hear from you soon.  Bon voyage for a safe and pleasant trip home.

  • Meal: B
  • Accommodation: None

What's Included

  1. Airport Pick-up and Drop Off,
  2. 2. Licensed and trained trekking guides,
  3. 3.3 Nights in a 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu with Bed and Breakfast.
  4. Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea & coffee) basis during the trek
  5.  All accommodation during the trek.
  6. All meals and hot beverages during the trek.
  7. Transportation to and from trail head.
  8. All necessary documents and permits for trekking (where applicable)
  9.  National Park/Conservation Area entry Permit, Equipment such as tents And Mattresses, Cooking Equipment, Camp site charges, Insurance, and
    equipment for the staffs.
  10. Coordination of quick Rescue service (Costs covered by your Insurance Plan)
  11. Trekking staffs wages etc.
  12. 1 hr. trekker massage after your trek.
  13. Climbing Permit and Climbing Bonus.
  14. Flight Ticket Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu
  15. Climbing Insurance for Climbing Guide of $19000.00 Per Person.
  16. Trekking Map, T-shirt, Trekking and climbing certificate.
  17. Exclusive of Medical Kit Bag
  18. Sleeping Bag and Down Jacket (Return after Trek)- will Cost
  19. All Government and local Taxes
  20. International Flight ticket re-confirmation.
  21. Meals will be Start when your Trek starts.
  22. All Trekking Gears and Climbing equipments during the Climbing Period.
  23. well Experienced Climbing Sherpas during Climbing Mera Peak.
  24. All Full board service during the Climbing Mera Peak.

What's Excluded

1. International Airfares,
2. Travel/Trekking Insurance,
3. Excess baggage charges More than 16kg and hand bag more than 5 kg in
domestic flights.
4. Visa fees.
5. Airport Departure Taxes.
6. Drinks (Cold and Alcoholic) Rescue charge.
7. Tips for The staffs.
8. Expenses of Personnel nature and Permit and Liaison officer fee (where Applicable.
9. Meals during stay in the Kathmandu.
10. Domestic Ticket Etc.

Trip Information

Mera Peak is one of the most alluring trekking peaks in Nepal as it Involves a culturally stimulating journey through picturesque villages and forests – followed by a gentle climb to the 6476m/21,246 ft Summit. Mera Peak is perhaps best known because it is Nepal’s highest trekking peak, i.e.: any peak above this height is considered a full expedition peak with it’s associated higher permit cost. The Mera climb comes at the end of a two weeks long trekking and acclimatization program followed by a climbing program designed to give you the best possible chance of success. So far we have had 99% success rate in all of our Mera Peak expedition. The trip initiates in Kathmandu where we make last minute preparations and enjoy the cultural diversity of this ancient city before embarking on a short drive to Jiri and enter the Hinku from the south via Pangkongma to Khumbu valley and entranceway to Mt Everest. The expeditions are being run during both the post, and pre-monsoon seasons of 2007/8.This trip offers highlights of non-technical climbing at moderate to high altitude, and even though it is not technically difficult, the climb incorporates a lot of the components of the higher expedition peaks. In addition to the climbing the expedition offers stunning Himalayan views and exciting Nepalese cultural experiences. An ascent of Mera Peak is regarded as the ideal introduction to Himalayan climbing. Whether you’ve climbed mountains before, or you just have aspirations to experience Himalayan expedition life, this introductory trip will enable you to truly savor the realities of expedition and many a Mera peak climber has been inspired onto other high mountains. The climbing is low angle and involves the use of two camps on the mountain before making the attempt at the top. You will be supervised and supported by our qualified sherpa and climbing guide who will teach you the necessary skills while experiencing this fantastic and safe adventure.

Note regarding accommodation in Kathmandu:

Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal, where you need to stay before and after the trekking. In this connection, we have included 3 stars hotel in Kathmandu in above package. Instead of 3 stars, if you would like to upgrade your accommodation in Kathmandu for 4 stars or five stars, please, let us know, we will book accordingly.

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Trip Facts

Duration 17 Day(s)
Activities Mountaineering
Group Size 1 to 20
Best Season March to May, September to November
Start/End Point Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Difficulty Level Challenging
Max Altitude 6500M

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