Mera Peak Climbing

Mera Peak Climbing Trip lead us to the summit of Mera peak 6476 meters with superb views of the top of the world Mount Everest view just in front of us including 5 of 8 eight-thousanders mountains in Nepal.

Trip Facts

Trip Duration - 19 Day
Trekking Duration - 15 Days
Trekking Mode - Tea House + Camping
Trip Level - Extreme
Max. Altitude - 6476 meters
Min. Group Size - 1+

Mera Peak Climbing Trip lead us to the summit of Mera peak 6476 meters with superb views of the top of the world Mount Everest view just in front of us including 5 of 8 eight-thousanders mountains in Nepal. Mera Peak 6476m highest trekking peak located in Hinku Valley less crammed full area lower Everest region of Nepal. Mera peak climbing trip will provide wilderness trekking and high mountain camping experience you in the lap of world highest peak. Taking about 35 minutes scenic mountain flights to Lukla from Kathmandu our journey begins.

This 19 days Mera Peak climbing trip lead us to the summit of Mera peak 6476 meters with superb views of top of the world Mount Everest view just in front of us including 5 of 8 eight-thousanders mountains in Nepal. Mount Everest 8848 meters highest mountain of the world, Mount Kanchenjunga 8586 meters third highest mountain of the world, mount Cho Oyu   8201 meters sixth highest mountain of the world, Mount Lhotse 8516 meters fourth highest mountain of the world and mount Makalu 8585 fifth highest mountain of the world are clearly visible from top of the Mera Peak. Mera Peak climbing trip is much harder than normal trekking trips so require fully physically fit and able to handle the long and heavy day. Mera Peak climb not require technical climb but able handle Iceaxe, rope during our climbing period of Mera Peak.

We have been leading Peak climbing adventure trips in Nepal with our hand experience climbing guide and supporters staffs to make trip memorable and successful. Best time to climb Mera Peak October and November in autumn season and April and May is the spring season.

Mera Peak Climbing Trip Short Itineraries:

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu Nepal, receive at the airport and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing Tours in Kathmandu and trek preparation day.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2850 meters) and trek to Chutanga (3020 meters).
Day 04: Acclimatization day at Chutanga.
Day 05: Cross Zatra La (4700 meters) and trek to Thuli Kharka (4300 meters).
Day 06: Trek to Kothe (3691 meters).
Day 07: Trek to Thangnak (4356 meters).
Day 08: Trek to Khare (5045 meters)
Day 09: Acclimatization day at Khare.
Day 10: Cross Mera La (5415 meters) and trek to Base Camp (5300 meters).
Day 11: Trek to Mera High Camp (5780 meters).
Day 12: Summit attempt for Mera (6476 meters) and trek back to Khare.
Day 13: Extra Day.
Day 14: Trek to Kothe (3691 meters).
Day 15: Trek to Thuli Kharka (4300 meters).
Day 16: Trek to Lukla (2850 meters).
Day 17: Fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 18: Free day at Kathmandu.
Day 19: Departure.

Mera High Camp
Trek to Thuli Kharka

Detail Itinenary

Arrival In Kathmandu Day 01
Arrive at Kathmandu Nepal, receive in airport and transfer to Hotel.
Arrive in Kathmandu Nepal, Our airport representative will meet you at Kathmandu International airport and transfer to Hotel, leisure day at Kathmandu.
sight-seeing-kathmandu-valley Day 02
Sightseeing Tours in Kathmandu and trek preparation day.
Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley World Heritage Sites that includes: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Pasupatinath Temple. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.
Fly to Lukla Day 03
Fly to Lukla (2850 meters) and trek to Chutanga (3020 meters).
We transfer to airport for flight to Lukla; an early morning scenic flight to Lukla (35 minutes) is followed by a leisurely breakfast at Lukla. We meet up with our crew and after a brief introduction and a quick sorting of our daypack and the main bags, our adventure starts. The path goes into the valley towards the left into the more quieter valley and passes through small tea shops and passes small settlement of Chutok. The trail ascends from the very beginning from Lukla and undulates briefly at some places during the day. The day’s trek ends at a small village of Chutanga. (4 hours) (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
Acclimatization day at Chutanga Day 04
Acclimatization day at Chutanga.
The day is spent on an easy hike to gain an altitude of more than 500-600 meters and then a free afternoon to rest follows. This day is very important as the trek quickly enters into higher altitudes of more than 4000 meters on the very next day. (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
Cross Zatra La Day 05
Cross Zatra La (4700 meters) and trek to Thuli Kharka (4300 meters).
The trek enters further into the valley ascending all the time and enters the alpine vegetation leaving the tree line behind. The path reaches the end of the valley below the Zatra La. A steep ascent leads to the top of the pass and an equally steep descent follows. The descent ends at Thuli Kharka, a small flatland with couple of Teahouses. (6 hours) (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
Trek to Kothe Day 06
Trek to Kothe (3691 meters).
The trail briefly drops and yet again steadily starts to climb to the top of another small pass. A steep descent slowly leads back into vegetations and passes through thinner forests that start to grow thicker with the drop in the elevation. The drop ends as the trek enters the Hinku valley and then undulates through forests of Pine and Bamboo. At the end of the forest, another small settlement with couple of Teahouses marks the end of the day. The village also provides of the first glimpse of the Mera Peak. (6 hours) (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
Trek to Thangnak Day 07
Trek to Thangnak (4356 meters).
The trek continues to move further into the valley following the river closely and passes through the yak pasturelands used in the summer. The trail continuously and gradually keeps ascending and passes a spiritual cave monastery on the way. The ascent finally ends at Thangnak. There are few hikes available around afternoon that will further more enhance the process of acclimatization. The hikes also provide views of the Kusum Kanguru (6367 meters), Kyashar (6770 meters), Mera La (5415 meters) and other peaks of the Hinku Valley. (4 hours) (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
Trek to Khare Day 08
Trek to Khare (5045 meters)
The trek now travels on a rocky trail and keeps ascending towards Mera Peak. After a good climb in the morning the trail reaches the grassy areas of Dig Kharka, another yak pastureland. Once again, the trail ascends into the higher elevation and finally ending at the last settlement of the trek, Khare. (3 hours) (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
Rest at Khare Day 09
Acclimatization day at Khare.
The day will be used to get into the glacier and acclimatize to the higher altitude. Also, the climbing guide will provide a brief training on climbing and also will introduce all the gears going to be used during the climb. The training is to introduce you to the basics of mountaineering and also for to build up your confidence, so that you can enjoy the climb. Khare will also be the last place for the use of the teahouse facility. Beyond Khare, there will be tents and food cooked by our very own crew. (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
trek to Base Camp Day 10
Cross Mera La (5415 meters) and trek to Base Camp (5300 meters).
The day will be another day full of ascending but this time, it is on the glacier. In the morning after a good hour or so of climbing, the trail passes by a small teashop, the final teashop before the summit of Mera Peak (6476 meters). A gradual walk finally on an easier slope through the glacier follows after a steep ascent. The slope continues until the Mera La and the trail will drop a bit to reach the campsite. (4 hours) (Overnight at Camp. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
Mera High Camp Day 11
Trek to Mera High Camp (5780 meters).
A return to the Mera La is followed by another ascent that only ends at the High Camp. The High Camp lies next to a huge rock and offers stunning views of several mountains of the Khumbu region, including views of Makalu (8463 meters), Kangchenjunga (8586 meters) and Everest (8848 meters) being the highest ones. (3 hours) (Overnight at Camp. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
Summit attempt for Mera Day 12
Summit attempt for Mera (6476 meters) and trek back to Khare.
The push for the summit starts very early in the morning, mostly it starts before 3 a.m. in the morning. The climbing guide will fix all the safety lines wherever necessary and will be close taking care of you. A steep long ascent finally ends at the top and after a short stay at the top to enjoy the panorama of mountains; we head back to Khare. (8-10 hours) (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
Extra Day Day 13
Extra Day.
This spare day can be used in case of bad weather on the day of the summit attempt. This day can also be used as an extra day for acclimatization.
Trek to Kothe Day 14
Trek to Kothe (3691 meters).
The return to Lukla starts as the trek continues to follow on the route used while on the way up. Now the trail continuously loses altitude and most of the days are spent on the descent. The day’s trek ends at Kothe. (6 hours) (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
Trek to Thuli Kharka Day 15
Trek to Thuli Kharka (4300 meters).
The trail continues to drops in the morning but a steep climb a waits for the rest of the day. The climb only ends at Thuli Kharka. (6 hours) (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
Trek Back to Lukla Day 16
Trek to Lukla (2850 meters).
A short climb to the top of the pass is followed by yet another descent. We trek back to Lukla via same route taken before and end the trek at Lukla. We also bid farewell to our support crew and formally end their trek for them as well. (6-7 hours) (Overnight at Teahouse. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
Fly Back to kathmndu Day 17
Fly back to Kathmandu.
A 35 minute flight to Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel, afternoon free day at Kathmandu hotel. (Overnight at Hotel. Breakfast included)
Sightseeing in Kathmandu Day 18
Free day at Kathmandu.
A leisure day in Kathmandu which can used for an early morning mountain flights to Everest or can extended into further more tours to Chitwan, Lumbini etc. Further adventure activities like rock climbing, hiking, biking around the Kathmandu valley with bungee jumping, rafting near the valleys can be done on this free day. (This is also spare day in case of cancellation of flights) (Overnight at Hotel. Breakfast included)
Final-Departure Day 19
Departure
We will transfer to Kathmandu international airport for your flight back to home.

Service Include on trip cost;

  • Arrivals and departure transport by car (We will collect you from the Kathmandu international airport) and transfer to Hotel.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu historical site; Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Pasupatinath Temple with city guide and necessary transport.
  • Two in sharing 4 nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu 3* standard Hotel with breakfast. Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu airfare including airport taxes.
  • Experience climbing guide and supporters porters including their salary, food, accommodation, insurance.
  • Mera Peak Climbing Permits & National Park entry fee and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS).
  • All meals and hot drinks during the trek.
  •  Climbing gears like rope, snow-bars and ice screws.
  •  Camping arrangements during Mera Peak climbing period.
  • First Aid Kit. Government taxes and service charge.

Service excludes on trip cost;

  • Nepal entry Visa Fee.
  • Personal Travel Insurance (Compulsory).
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Personal expenses like beverages (mineral water, alcohol, soft drinks), telephone bills, laundry, bar bills, personal tips etc.
  • Personal climbing gear.
  • International flight ticket.

Gear List

Visit Himalaya Treks has always been keen about safety on the journey. We have prepared Trekking Equipment List which the trekkers will need during their trek in Nepal. The following list should help you with your packing. Generally, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG. You must bring the following items:
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper
  • Thermal shirts/underwear
  • Nightwear thermals
  • Fleece/sweatpants
  •  Day-wear shirt/rain pants
  •  Trekking pants
  • Wind pants
  • Warm hat/balaclava
  • Neck gaiter
  • Sunhat
  • Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Mittens/gloves
  • Water bottle
  • Torch / Flashlight
  • Quick drier Towel
  • Sunscreen and lip balm with sunscreen 35++
  • Water purification
  • A set of Earplugs
  • Trekking Poles
  • Hiking Boots
  • Socks
  • First aid kit
  • Antiseptics
  • Camera and video camera
Medical
  • Betadine / Dettol.
  • Hand-plaster
  • Bandage
  •  Eye drop.
  • Eardrop
  •  Sinex.
  • Gauge
  • Cotton
  • Move / Spray
  • Design
  • Diamox
  •  D-Cold
  • Vicks
  • Paracetamol
  • Medicine for diarrhea
  • Medicine for a toothache

 

Notes: ALL ITINERARIES CAN BE CUSTOMIZED AT YOUR REQUESTS ACCORDING TO YOUR CONVENIENCE.

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