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Mera Peak Climbing - 19 Days

Mera Peak climbing is another most admired route for trekking. Mera Peak is known to be as the highest trekking peak. With an elevation of 6476 meters, it has three interfaces Mera North, Mera Central, and Mera South. The Northside is more suitable for glacial walking than other sides. Our helpers and expert climbing guides will help you have a successful ascend to Mera peak and acclimatize you clearly about how to scale the summit of Mera peak. The Sherpa’s are known for their climbing skills. They will fix the route and set up high camps and guide you to the summit with years of experience in mountain climbing.

You will be accompanied by cook and porters to the tent and equipment till the high camp. On the way to the High camp, the trails consist of green terraced villages, rushing rivers, suspension bridges, lush forests, teahouses stay and camp in meadows beneath gigantic peaks. We teach you everything you need to know about climbing during the trip to safely ascend this popular trekking peak. From basecamp, we will move up a high snow in the mountains called the Mera La pass and camp at 5400 metres/17,700 feet. The views here are stunning with a panoramic ring of Himalayan peaks surrounding the camp. From here we will continue with the short steep walk towards the Mera high camp at 5800 metres/19,000 feet, located near a rocky outcrop.

The difficulty level for Mera Peak climbing is between moderate to difficult. Some might get altitude sickness. However,  trekkers with good fitness level should not be having any problem in accomplishing the journey.

Permit Fee:

NameRegionHeightMarch to MaySep. to Nov.Dec. to Feb.June to August
Mera PeakKhumbu Himal6476m,USD 250USD 125$ 70$  70

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Overview

  • Mera Peak is known to be as the highest trekking peak.
  • On the way to the High camp, the trails consist of green terraced villages, rushing rivers, suspension bridges, lush forests, teahouses stay and camp in meadows beneath gigantic peaks.
  • Move up a high snow in the mountains called the Mera La pass and camp at 5400 metres/17,700 feet.
  • Stunning views with a panoramic ring of Himalayan peaks surrounding the camp.
Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel o/n at Hotel with B/D.

After arriving at Tribhuvan international airport kathmandu, our airport executive will pick you up and transfer to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel (WD.)

Day 2
Drive from Kathmandu to Phaplu by private jeep or car o/n at a lodge with B/L/D.

Today after breakfast our well experienced trekking and mountaineering guide will pick you up from the Hotel. You will drive almost 8 to 9 hrs by private Jeep or van to phaplu. Phaplu lies at an elevation of 2413 meters from the sea level. It is also good for the acclimatization for your high altitude for Mera peak.

Day 3
Trek from Phaplu to Taksindu la (2040m.) o/n at a lodge with B/L/D

Now your adventure starts from today. After the breakfast all the staffs will be ready to pack the baggage. Our trekking guide will explain a short brief about the tours for today and give short introduction with the porters and trekking staffs before you moving towards Taksindu la.

Day 4
Trek from Taksindu La to Kharikhola (2040m.) o/n at a lodge with B/L/D

Today with the spectecular view of the Mountains and your goal point Mera peak, you will moving to your next destination kharikhola. First you will climb down hill almost 1300 meters to Jubing khola. One the way down to jubing khola you can also visit the most popular monastery at Taksindu, which is short below the lodge, where you spent overnight. After visiting the monastery now continue climb down to Jubing khola through lot of sherpa and rai villages. After lunch break you will have to cross the jubing khola bridge and climb up to kharikhola almost 540 meter.

Day 5
Trek from Kharikhola to Ningsaw (2850m.) o/n at a lodge with B/L/D

After the breakfast now today you will leave the main high way to Everest base camp and turn right hand side towards Pangom, where you will have a lunch. After climbing about 740 meters from kharikhola you will get to your Lunch place. According to your desire you can also visit the next Buddhist monastery at panggom too. Which is also a popular monastery in the Khumbu region. After short climb to Panggom la pass, you will descend down to Sibuje at an elevation of 2438 meters. After about an hour walk from Sibuje you will get the camp site for today. There is a small and simple Lodge at Ningsaw.

Day 6
Trek from Ningsaw to Chetra Khola (3130m.) o/n at a lodge with B/L/D

The day is very interesting and also bit adventurous today. you will encounter the various flora and fauna, animals like barking deer, mountain goat, and differents species of birds singing in the jungle. Through the Rododhendrone forest it is very interesting and also adventurous while climbing up and down for the several times. On the way you will also have a nice view point of Mera peak. Which is called ramailo danda. Located almost 3000 meters. On this day you will either have a pack lunch or if you want a hot lunch it might be earlier. While only the place ramailo danda you will get hot lunch, but it is only after 2 hrs walk from camp site.

Day 7
Trek from Chetrakhola to Kothe o/n at a lodge with B/L/D

Through the different varieties of trees like Junipers, Oaks, Rododhendron and many more you will climb up to the joining point of two ways. Which is known as Thaktok bhuk, where you will meet the way from Lukla to Mera peak. After the lunch at Thaktok bhuk you will continue your trek to Kothe at an elevation of 3680 meters.

Day 8
Trek from Kothe to Tangnag (4300m.) o/n at a lodge with B/L/D

Now from today you are bit in higher altitude. You might be feel less oxygene than the previous day. Along the hinku khola you will climb up slowly towards Thangnak. In Thangnak you have to take rest day for the acclimatization. On the way to Tangnak from Kothe there is also a small but religious monastery, which is covered by the big cliff. One can visit this monastery as per own desire.

Day 9
Acclimatize day at Tangang (4300m.) o/n at a lodge with B/L/D

Today the day is known as acclimatization or you can also have a rest in Tangnak to get habit with the height or to used the high elevation.

Day 10
Trek from Tangnag to Khare (4900m.) o/n at a lodge with B/L/D

Today the village where you are going to stay for overnight is the last village of this tour. You will have plenty of rest and without any hustle and bustle, you will get to the lodge. On the way you will also observe a beautiful scenery of the Mountains, Hills, High Alps, and many more. We would like to recommend to drink a plenty of liquids. But the alcohol is not one of them.

Day 11
Day hiking to Mera La (5300m.) and back to Khare o/n at a lodge with B/L/D

Today the day is for relaxation and to adjustment the height. From here you can take an acclimatization hike to the Mera la pass. Go to bed early and gather your strength before heading towards the high camp at 5800 m tomorrow.

Day 12
Trek to Mera High camp (5800m.) o/n at a lodge with B/L/D

From Khare the route to Mera high camp goes steep over the large blocks to the glacier tongue of the Mera glacier. With a spectacular view along the ascent route, you will climb the 5400 m high Mera la Pass over the glacier. You can also tae a pack lunch for this day. For better height adjustment and you can enjoy the view of the surrounding peaks which are very close to you now. You will need another 1 and half hours from the pass to the Mera Peak high camp. In the afternoon there is time to make final preparations for the summit ascent the next day before you go to your sleeping bags. Overnight in a tent.

Day 13
Summit Mera Peak (6461m.) and back to Khare o/n at a lodge with B/L/D

Now today is your summit day. On the summit day you start early morning before sunrise. The crampons initially take you over the moderately rising glacier for a long time. A snow-covered steep step has to be overcome below the summit, in which the mountain guide team can lay a fixed rope as required. From the summit you have an impressive and stunning view of surrounding Mountains and Landscapes, you can capture the unforgetable panoramic view. You will capture the five of the famous 8000m peaks – Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and Kanchenjunga – tower up alongside countless other mountains. After clicking some photos and summit rest, you have to return to the high camp, where the kitchen team already has a refreshment ready. Then descend to Khare. Overnight in a lodge.

Day 14
Trek back to Kothe (3550m.) o/n at a lodge with B/L/D

From today you will return back towards Lukla. Untill Thaktok bhuk you have to follow the same route which you already been on the way to Khare from Chetra khola.

Day 15
Trek from Kothe to Chatarra la (4200m.) overnight at a lodge with B/L/D

From here after the breakfast you have to now climb steeply up to Chatra bhu. On the way to Lukla.

Day 16
Trek from Chatarwa la via Chatwar la pass (4600m.) to Lukla o/n at a lodge with B/L/D

Today there is another little challenging day as per itinerary, the crossing of the Zatrwala pass (4600 m). Then it goes steeply down to Lukla, the end point of your trekking tour. Overnight in a lodge.

Day 17
Fly back to Kathmandu

According to your flight schedule today you will bring to Airport at Lukla for your departure to Kathmandu.

Day 18
Sightseeing in Kathmandu UNESCO heritage sites o/n at Hotel with B/D

As per tour program, today our city guide will pick you up from the Hotel and drive to the world’s Heritage site in Kathmandu. Such as Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, and Swayambhunath Stupa. In the evening you will have a farewell Dinner by our Company.

Day 19
Final departure from TIA (B)

According to your flight schedule our airport executive will bring you to the aiport for the final departure.

Cost Includes:

  • All the ground transportation by private tourist vehicles.
  • Welcome dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan at 3 stars level.
  • Meals 3 times a day (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trekking and climbing.
  • Twin sharing comfortable and clean private room during the trek.
  • Both ways domestic flight tickets from Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu with airport tax.
  • An experienced, knowledgeable, helpful, friendly and English/German speaking trekking /climbing guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek (2 trekkers:1 porter).
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter.
  • Climbing permit.
  • Group medical supplies (first-aid kit will be available).
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System).
  • All our government taxes, VAT, tourist service charges.

Cost Excludes:

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (costs roughly USD 12 to USD 15 per person per day) (Except welcome dinner).
  • Normal personal equipment.
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Nepal Visa fee (visa charge USD 40 and 4 passport photographs for the visa and permit).
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, excess baggage charges)
  • All kind drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic)
  • Personal shopping and laundry shower etc.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 'Cost Includes' section.

Climbing gears:

  • Alpine rising Harness: a good quality harness ought to be lightweight and easy in style, straightforward to place on and commence with gloves on, with absolutely fully proofed lockup options.
  • Crampons: Crampons should work boots perfectly; steel crampons with anti-balling and skill to toe purpose absolutely and safely into ice.The lighter the higher – additional weight on your feet is far a lot of strenuous than anyplace else on your body.
  • Ice axe: piolet ought to be versatile and light-weight.An all-purpose technical piolet (T rated) however not too aggressive.
  • Ascender: Ascender or Jumar, to used for ascending on a rope; should be appropriate to be used with gloves or mittens.
  • Multi-LED Head Lamp: Multi-LED Head Lamp and spare batteries are essential. We don’t want to recommend to single bulb light due to the low reliability.
  • Carabiners: Minimum a pair of lockup carabiners, one large and one small and four regular.
  • Rappel device: Figure 8, ATC guard or similar;
  • Trekking poles: preferably with a straightforward outside lockup mechanism
  • Prusik Rope: Masks, hoses, and regulators: smart quality for your safety. Altimeter: fundamentals watch or a lot of advanced GPS watches can do the trick.
  • Climbing helmet: a rising helmet is important safety gear for crossing areas underneath rocks and ice cliffs; light-weight is important.

Clothing:

Upper Body: A pair of polar fleece jacket, One Gore-tex and waterproof jacket, warm sweater or high neck, few pairs of T-shirts for the trekking below base camp. Windproof jacket, Light down jacket for the high elevation and for the chilly day in base camp.

Head: Warm wool hat, Scarf or Mask, Glacier or Sunglasses with light and dark lens, Face Scarf to cover your face during climbing when it is chill.

Lower Body: A pair of trousers for the trekking and pairs of long inner trouser for the high elevation, Gore-Tex or windproof trouser, etc.

Feet: A pair of warm woolen socks, A pair of liner socks, a few pairs of lightweight trekking socks, etc.

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Trip Facts

  • Bus/Plane
  • 2-10 pax
  • 6476 m
  • Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner during trekking (B. B. basis Hotel in Kathmandu)
  • Kathmandu
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