Mera Peak Climb-18 Days

Trip Highlights


  • Nepal's highest trekking peak.
  • Excellent views (8,000 m): Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Kanchenjungha etc.

Trip Introduction


About-Mera-Peak

 

Mera Peak Climb | Himalayan wonders Mera peak is one of the most fascinating  mountain in the Mahalangur section, Barun sub-section of the Himalaya and administratively in Nepal’s Sagarmatha Zone, Solukhumbu District. At 6,476 meters (21,247 ft) it is classified as a trekking peak. It contains three main summits: Mera North, 6,476 metres (21,247 ft); Mera Central, 6,461 metres (21,198 ft); and Mera South, 6,065 metres (19,898 ft), as well as a smaller “trekking summit”, visible as a distinct summit from the south but not marked on most maps of the region. Mera Peak climbing is preferable during the spring and autumn seasons as it’s the best time to climb the mountain for its astonishing views of the Himalayan Vista. Five 8,000m peaks are visible from the summit including Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga.

 

Mera-peakt-Panorama

 

Also, Mera Peak is one of the safest peaks in Nepal. Experienced or not, this adventurous climbing can be undertaken by anyone. All you need is a professional mountain guide (which we are sure to provide you with) and you can look forward to one of the most epic adventures of your life and enjoy your achievements.

For the trip, you need to use ice axes and crampons. But no need to worry as you will be taught how to use them, and you can rest assured of learning to use them like a pro. Apart from spectacular Himalayan sceneries, your Mera Peak trekking tour is sure to make your experience even better because you will get to encounter the local culture and the communities of the Tamang, Brahman, Chhetri, and Newar, including of course the Sherpas, famous for the coveted mountaineering skills.

On the trail, you will get to experience fascinating rhododendron landscapes, majestic mountain terrains, enchanting lakes, and lush oak forests. The path becomes more and more challenging as you encounter a few crevasses. This is where your training comes in handy but simultaneously our unique mountaineering tours and skilled mountain guides make all the difference, as they help you navigate with ease.

Outline Itinenary


  • Day 1:  Fly to Lukla (2,856m) & Trek to Chutok La pass (2,945m)
  • Day 2:  Trek to Pangkongma crossing Col Khari La (3,081m)
  • Day 3:  Trek from Pangkongma (2,950m) to Kurke (3,800m)
  • Day 4:  Kurke to Thuli Kharka (4,200m) trek
  • Day 5:  Trek from Thuli Kharka to Kothe (3,800m)
  • Day 6:  Trek from Kothe to Tangnag (4,350m)
  • Day 7:  Acclimatization at Thangnak
  • Day 8:  Trek from Thangnak to Khare
  • Day 9:  Soar Mera Base Camp (5,200m) via Mera La pass (5,415m)
  • Day 10:  Ascent to the High Camp (5,780m)
  • Day 11:  Summit Mera peak (6654 m) & back to the Base Camp
  • Day 12:  Extra day to Summit Mera Peak in case of bad weather
  • Day 13:  Trek back to Thangnak
  • Day 14:  Trek to Tashing Dingma
  • Day 15:  Trek to Chetava Kharka
  • Day 16:  Trek to Chuthangma
  • Day 17:  Trek to Lukla
  • Day 18:  Fly back to Kathmandu

Itinerary


  • Day 1: Fly to Lukla (2,856m) & Trek to Chutok La pass (2,945m)

    We take an incredible flight to Lukla. We then start walking for around 3 to 4 hours, east from Lukla, passing via a number of settlements before going into the thick forest on the hills below the Kalo Himal Edge. There are many routes leading away from the main path. As soon as we reach at Chutok La Pass.

  • Day 2: Trek to Pangkongma crossing Col Khari La (3,081m)

    Departing from Chutok La Pass, we will cross Col Khari La (3,081 m) and then ultimately reach our destination at Pangkongma (2,950 m.)

  • Day 3: Trek from Pangkongma (2,950m) to Kurke (3,800m)

    Continue journey to Kurke from Pangkongma.

  • Day 4: Kurke to Thuli Kharka (4,200m) trek

    Trek follows to Thuli Kharka crossing Ramailo Danda.

  • Day 5: Trek from Thuli Kharka to Kothe (3,800m)

    To reach Kothe today you will have to move steep down lane all the way. On the way you pass through forests of rhododendron, juniper and other local vegetation. The views you can take pleasure in from Mera peak, Nauleku peak and many other mountains and peaks.

  • Day 6: Trek from Kothe to Tangnag (4,350m)

    We walk from Kothe to Tangnang (4,356m) today passing all the way through Hinku Valley (4,600m). You will be moving all alongside the bank of stream and find bush on both sides. The lane continues to ascending and you can enjoy the scenes of Kusum Kanguru peak and many more.

  • Day 7: Acclimatization at Thangnak

    This is a day rest for proper acclimatization at Tangang. Here you will let your bodies recover from the past days of hiking. You will relax, soak up and experience striking views of peaks and glaciers surrounding the head of the Hinku Valley.

  • Day 8: Trek from Thangnak to Khare

    We trek from Thangnang and walk towards the peak as the route moves to the east. We will reach at Dig Kharka (4,650m) very near to the foot of the Hinku Glacier. This bestows you with enjoyable and grassy setting. Heading away from Dig Kharka and ascend above (5,000m). The track heads toward out of Tangnag alongside the lateral moraine at the Dig Glacier. We will halt to climb up the moraine for a view of the perfect Sabai Tso glacial lake. A move down in lake-level, caused by a current split of the natural dam is clearly visible. We will arrive at Khare in the early afternoon and have lunch. From Khare, the striking north face of Mera Peak view and Mera glacier can be seen.

  • Day 9: Soar Mera Base Camp (5,200m) via Mera La pass (5,415m)

    This is another acclimatization day as you can arrange yourself for climbing the Mera Peak. You will observe beautiful and distinctive atmosphere here.

  • Day 10: Ascent to the High Camp (5,780m)

    Trekking from Khare to Mera High Camp (5,780m) gradually climbing up onto Mera glacier. The go up to begin with vertical, but flattens out as you get to the summit of the glacier. You will go across a long flat on peak of the glacier and then reach at the High Camp (5,780m). From here, the views are eye-catching. The remaining path leads us to the summit of Mera Peak.

  • Day 11: Summit Mera peak (6654 m) & back to the Base Camp

    This area is reasonably covered by ice glacier. The views make you astonished as you can be delighted the Everest, Baruntse, Makalu, Kusum Kanguru and many other panoramic peak views. Moreover, you will be overwhelmed by the wonderful views that will mesmerize you forever.

  • Day 12: Extra day to Summit Mera Peak in case of bad weather

    We have set aside a day at the base camp just not to mess up our schedule because of bad day weather.

  • Day 13: Trek back to Thangnak

    We move ahead from Mera Base Camp Khare to reach Thangnak and it takes around 8 hours. This day you walk all along the gradual drop path to reach Tangnang. This is a tiny village and you will see yak settlement here. On the way you pass through forests covered with rhododendron, fir and local vegetation.

  • Day 14: Trek to Tashing Dingma

    Continue trek down towards Lukla.

  • Day 15: Trek to Chetava Kharka

    The trek follows continuously to Chetava Kharka.

  • Day 16: Trek to Chuthangma

    We trek from Chetava Kharka to Chutangma and it takes about five hours. Here, the trail climbs and then you trek downward path to reach Chutangma. On the way, you will walk through rocky lane.

  • Day 17: Trek to Lukla

    We take a trip from Chutangmaa to Lukla and it takes around four hours. You trek all the way through forests of fir, oak, rhododendron, juniper and local vegetation. The track moves downward all the way to Lukla. Here you will get pleasure from the scenes of Numbur Himal, Karyolang peak, Kongdi Ri and many other peaks.

  • Day 18: Fly back to Kathmandu

    After travelling for 30 minutes, we fly Back to Kathmandu from Lukla in the morning and move back to the hotel. Rest of the day we can lighten up.

Cost Includes and Excludes


Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu (International and domestic both).
  • Mera Peak climbing permit fee and Makalu Barun National Park entrance fee.
  • Food during the trek and climb (full board with breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea/coffee and seasonal fresh fruits).
  • All guesthouse accommodation during the trekking period.
  • High altitude climbing leader (Sherpa guide) licensed by Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).
  • Domestic flight Kathmandu / Ramechhap - Lukla - Kathmandu / Ramechhap for guest and guide inclusive with all taxes and transfers.
  • First aid, worst case help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
  • Unique Adventure sleeping bag and down jacket, duffel bag, area map.
  • Well experienced English speaking assistant guide if the group size exceeds 5+ persons.
  • Group climbing equipment including ropes, ice screws, snow bars, harness, carbine, eight figure etc.
  • All applicable taxes as per the government rules and regulations.

Optional Addons

  • Porter
  • Hotel in KTM/Night

Cost Disincludes

  • Nepal visa (USD 25 for 15 days and USD 40 for 30 days).
  • Your international flight to and from Nepal.
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation if needed whilst trekking / climbing).
  • Porters to carry luggage (you can add a porter when booking).
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, internet/e-mail, etc.
  • Tips for guide, porter, driver.

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  • Trip Code

    NLTT-MPT18
  • Trip Duration

    18 Days
  • Destination

    Kathmandu/ Mera Peak/ Kathmandu
  • Activity

    Trekking, Sightseeing, Peak climbing
  • Price

    USD 2200
  • Meal

    Breakfast and all meals during the trek and climb
  • Transportation

    Private Car & flight
  • Accommodation

    Hotel/ Lodge/Tent
  • Group Size

    2-12
  • Trip Grade

    Difficult
  • Season

    October - December/ March - May
  • Altitude

    6,461 M (21,190ft)
  • Trip Attraction

    Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Amadablam

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