Mera Peak Climbing

Nepal 18 Days 17 Nights

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Overview

Mera Peak is one of the most amazing and impressive trekking peaks in Nepal and is considered the highest among the 6000 meters peaks. Mera Peak is situated in the wildest area of Hinku Valley in the Khumbu region, south-east of the giant Mount Everest (world’s highest mountain). Mera Peak Climbing is an adventurous climb with some technical difficulties on the way. The adventurous climb to Mera Peak is perfect for trekkers who dream of standing on the top of the mountain.

The 18-day Mera Peak Climbing offers an amazing and mesmerizing view of the highest mountains in the world like Mount Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Kanchenjunga (8586m), Makalu (8481m), and Cho Oyu (8201m). The thrilling journey commences as you board on a scenic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. The trail takes you through a heavily wooded forest filled with rhododendron, juniper, oak, and pine trees. The trail to peak also passes through glaciers, iced path, terraced fields, waterfalls, and untouched beautiful valleys. On the way, you will walk past several villages, mainly inhabited by Sherpa people allowing the trekkers to learn about their local lifestyle and culture. The trail crosses over the Zatra La Pass (4,610m), where trekkers can get the amazing view of Dudh Koshi valley and beautiful landscape from the top of the pass. Following the guidance of our climbing leader, and gearing up necessary equipment, trekker reaches the top of the summit which offers a stunning 360-degree view of different mountain ranges. The climb is suitable for those who love technical mountaineering and have some climbing experience. One needs to have the good physical fitness to climb Mera Peak.

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Your Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft) |O/N at 3 Star Hotel (A, D)

Pick up at Tribhuvan International Airport, upon your arrival. Transfer to hotel in Kathmandu for an overnight stay.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu|8 Hrs| O/N at 3 Star Hotel (A, B, D)

We visit UNESCO listed world heritage sites that include Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Kathmandu, and Patan Durbar Square. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 03: 40-min mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft) and trek from Lukla to Chutanga (3,050m 11,480ft) |4-5 Hrs |O/N at Tented Camp (A, B, L, D)

We catch our early morning scenic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu airport. We begin our first-day trek to Chutanga passing through several villages and farmlands. Enjoying the view of hills and valley, we arrive at Chutanga. We set up our tent for an overnight stay.

Day 04: Chutanga – Thuli Kharka (Chatra-La) (3,900m/12,792ft) via Zatrwa La Pass (4,610m/15,120ft) and down climb to Khartitang (3,900m/12,795ft) |6-7 Hrs|O/N at Tented Camp (A,B,L,D)

Today we trek towards Thuli Kharka. We ascend over Kalo Himal Ridge which divides the Khumbu area from Hinku Valley and Makalu region. We continue our trek ascending through steep trail and boulder slope to cross over Zatrwa La Pass. Upon reaching the top, we get the stunning view of Dudh Koshi valley and different peaks like Karyolung (8201m) and Lumding Himal. We descend to Khartitang before reaching Thuli Kharka. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 05: Thuli Kharka – Kote (4,095m/13,428ft)| 4-5 Hrs|O/N at Tented Camp (A, B, L, D)

We continue our trek walking through a dense mixed forest filled with rhododendron, oak, and pine trees down to the river. Enjoying the stunning view of Mera Peak in the background, we descend to the Hinku River followed by final uphill climb which leads us to Kote. Overnight at Tented camp.

Day 06: Kote – Thangnak (4,350m/14,268ft)|4-5 Hrs |O/N at Tented Camp (A, B, L, D)

Moving alongside the flow of Hinku River, we reach Gondishung. Continuing our trek further, we pass through ancient Lungsumgba Gompa which was built 200 years ago. We also come across an amazing piece of rock carved with the map of Mera Peak, before arriving at Thangnak. Overnight at Tented camp.

Day 07: Rest and acclimatization day at Thangnak. In the day you will visit Sabal Tsho Lake and hike to the cairn (5,271m/17,288ft) on the flank of Kusum Kangguru (6,367m/20,889ft).  O/N at Tented Camp (A, B, L, D)

We take a day off from trekking to acclimatize. We explore nearby Thangnak village visiting the Sabal Tsho Lake, and also take a short pleasant hike to the cairn on the flank of Kusum Kanguru. After spending some quality time, we hike back to Thangnak for an overnight stay.

Day 08: Thangnak – Khare (5,045m/16,547ft)|4-5 Hrs|O/N at Tented Camp (A, B, L, D)

Trekking over lateral moraine, we move towards Hinku Nup and Shar Glaciers. We continue to ascend all the way up to Khare where we are rewarded with the spectacular view of the Northern face of Mera Peak (6476m). We set up our tent for an overnight stay.

Day 09: Trek and climb from Khare – Mera Base Camp (5,300m/17,384ft) |4-5 Hrs |O/N at Tented Camp (A, B, L, D)

Leaving behind Khare, we trek towards Mera Base Camp. Our trekking trail gradually ascends over Mera Glacier following an icy trail. We continue to ascend towards the top of the glacier and make our way up further to Mera Base Camp. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 10: Trek and climb from Mera Base Camp to High camp (5,780m/18,958ft) via Mera La Pass |4-5 Hrs|O/N at Tented Camp (A, B, L, D)

Leaving Mera Base Camp, we start our climb towards Mera La Pass (5400m). Continuing our trek along the rocky and often snow-covered trail, we arrive at Mera Peak High Camp. Upon reaching the high camp, we set up our camp for an overnight stay and make necessary checkup on health conditions and climbing equipment before the summit. We can get the amazing view of different peaks from high camp.

Day 11: Summit Day; High Camp to Mera Summit (6,476m/21,825ft) and return to Khare. |6-7 Hrs |O/N at Tented Camp (A, B, L, D)

Following the guidance of the climbing leader, we start our climb early in the morning to reach the summit before noon. Climbing up the glacier and onto a ridge with the help our gears, we head towards Mera Summit. Upon reaching the top, we are rewarded with an extraordinary view of Everest (8848m), Cho Oyu (8201m), Makalu (8481m), Kanchenjunga (8586m), Nuptse (7861m), and Chamlang (7319m). After taking few pictures, we head back to Khare following the same route. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 12: Khare – Kote (3,600m/11,808ft) |5-6 Hrs | O/N at Tented Camp (A, B, L, D)

Rejoining our trail we head towards Kote. We walk past the village of Thangnak and enter the dense forest of rhododendron, oak, pine, and birch before arriving at Kote. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 13: Kote – Thuli Kharka (5,045m/16,547ft) |6-7 Hrs|O/N at Tented Camp (A, B, L, D)

We ascend through dense rhododendron forest which leads us to the western part of Hinku valley towards Thuli Kharka. Upon arriving at Thuli Kharka, we get to enjoy the amazing view of Mera North (6476m), Mera Central (6461m), and Mera South (6065m). Overnight at tented camp.

Day 14: Thuli Kharka – Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft) via Zatrwa La pass |6-7 Hrs | O/N at Tented Camp (A, B, L, D)

Leaving behind Thuli Kharka, we trek towards Lukla for our last day of trekking. Crossing over Zartwa La pass, again, we descend towards Lukla enjoying the stunning view of different mountain peaks and landscapes. Overnight at tented camp in Lukla.

Day 15: Extra day for contingency |O/N at Tented Camp (A, B, L, D)

We take this extra day for contingency in case the weather condition gets worse. The weather can be unpredictable mainly in high Himalaya areas. Meanwhile, you can explore Lukla during the free time. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 16: 40-Min Mountain flight from Lukla to Kathmandu | O/N at 3 Star Hotel (A, B, L, D)

We catch our 40 min scenic flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla. We transfer you back to your hotel in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 17: Rest day in Kathmandu |O/N at 3 Star Hotel (A, B, L, D)

We give you a free day to take a rest after a long journey. Feel free to stroll around Kathmandu as you will have the whole day to yourself. A farewell dinner will be hosted later in the evening at local Nepali Restaurant to celebrate the completion of the summit. Overnight at hotel.

Day 18: Departure| (B)

Drop at Tribhuvan International Airport for final departure hoping to see you again.

What's included

  • Airport/hotel pick up and drop off by private car
  • At least two nights 3 star hotel in Kathmandu Bed and Breakfast plan
  • Meals on full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in whole trekking
  • Domestic flights (KTM-Lukla-KTM) with all surcharges airport taxes for guests and guide
  • Trekking map
  • An experienced government license holder guide
  • Trekking porter/Sherpa who will carry your bags during the trekking
  • Insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax for guide and porter
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits
  • Travel and rescue arrangement
  • TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System)
  • All government taxes and tourist service charge

What's not included

  • Meals in Kathmandu before and after trekking
  • Your travel insurance ( Rescue )
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver
  • Drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic)
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc
  • Personal trekking equipments

Equipment Checklist

  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Sleeping bag rated to 0 degrees (3/4 season)
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Head lamp (eg Petzl) spare bulbs & batteries
  • Lightweight thermal gloves
  • Small padlock to lock trek bag
  • Underwear (4)
  • Basic First Aid Kit (see First Aid Medicine below)
  • Waterproof shell jacket (preferably breathable fabric)
  • Plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
  • Shorts (2)
  • Daypack (35-40 litres/2500-3000 cubic inches)
  • Lightweight cotton long trousers/pants
  • Camping mattress, eg thermarest pad
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Water bottles (2)
  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Toiletries
  • Warm fleece hat or light balaclava
  • Small wash towel
  • T-shirts (2)
  • Footwear appropriate to the trip
  • Thin, lightweight (inner socks) (4)
  • Waterproof shell trousers/pants (preferably breathable fabric)

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