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Mera Peak Climbing - 18 Days

Overview and Highlights

Key Information

Best Seasons

Spring / Autumn

Group Size

Min 2 to more ..pax

Duration

18 Days program

Trek Difficulty

Adventurous

Maximum Altitude

6461m

Accommodation

Camp

Meal

Available delicious food

Region

Everest

Country

Nepal

Activity

Peak Climbing

Destination

Lukla to Mera peek

Trip Starts

Kathmandu

Trips Ends

Kathmandu

Highlights of Mera Peak Climbing

  • Summit Views: Reach Mera Peak (6,476m) for stunning vistas of Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu.
  • Remote Wilderness: Trek through pristine alpine landscapes away from the crowds.
  • Technical Challenge: Experience moderate difficulty climbing suitable for experienced mountaineers.
  • Cultural Immersion: Encounter Sherpa and Rai communities, learning their traditions.
  • Base Camp Experience: Stay at Mera Peak Base Camp amidst breathtaking scenery.
  • Adventure: Embark on an unforgettable journey to one of Nepal's highest peaks.
  • Professional Guidance: Receive expert support from experienced guides and porters.
  • High-altitude Training: Gain valuable experience for future Himalayan expeditions.
  • Glacial Traverse: Navigate icy terrain, including crevassed glaciers.
  • Personal Triumph: Challenge yourself and celebrate conquering a Himalayan summit.

Mera Peak Climbing Overview

Mera Peak Climbing (6,461m/21,190ft), the highest trekking peak in Nepal, is an ideal destination preferably during the spring and autumn seasons. You can observe amazing views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu and Kanchenjunga and other Himalayas.

Mera Peak climbing is an excellent for those who enjoy the challenges and have the moderate mountaineering experience. Mountain Layers Treks and Expedition Pvt. Ltd. is proud to organise Island Peak Climbing.

Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival TIA in Kathmandu pickup by private transfer at hotel with B/B plan

Your gateway to Nepal's capital city, Kathmandu, offers a vibrant introduction to the country's culture and hospitality. Upon landing at Tribhuvan International Airport, our representative greets you, aiding with luggage and transport to your hotel.

During your stay, explore Kathmandu's rich heritage, landmarks like Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa, and Pashupatinath Temple. Dive into the city's bustling markets, savor local cuisine, and admire panoramic views from hilltops.

Whether trekking in the Himalayas or exploring Kathmandu's streets, your journey in Nepal begins here.

Food Breakfast
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 1350

Day 2 : UNESCO world heritage side sightseeing and preparing for trek overnight at Hotel with B/B plan

efore our trek begins, we'll start the day early to explore the best of Kathmandu. We have an exciting sightseeing tour planned, taking you to the city's UNESCO World Heritage sites. First, we'll visit the massive Buddhist stupas of Swayambhunath and Boudhanath, significant for both Buddhists and Hindus. Then, we'll explore the impressive Pashupatinath temple along the Bagmati River, dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. The world-renowned Kathmandu Durbar Square, adorned with pagoda-style temples, is also on our list.

In the afternoon, you'll meet with your guide to check your gear and finalize details for the upcoming trek. After a delicious dinner, you'll spend one more night at your hotel, gearing up for the exciting journey ahead.

Food Breakfast
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 1350

Day 3 : Fly from Lukla (2840m) and trek to Paiya (2730m)) 5hrs overnight at lodge

Arrive in Kathmandu, take a scenic flight to Lukla, and commence your trekking journey to Paiya vilage

Food BLD
Accomodation Lodge
Elevation 2730

Day 4 : Trek from Paiya to Panggom (2850m)

Continue your trek from Paiya to Panggom, immersing yourself in the stunning landscapes and cultural encounters along the trail.

Food BLD
Accomodation Lodge
Elevation 2846

Day 5 : Trek from Panggom to Ningsow (2863m) 6hrs overnight at camp

Embark on the next leg of your journey, trekking from Panggom to Ningsow, where you'll continue to experience the natural beauty and local hospitality of the region.

Food BLD
Accomodation Camp
Elevation 2863

Day 6 : Trek from Ningsow to Chhatra Khola (2800m) 5hrs overnight at camp.

Traverse from Ningsow to Chhatra Khola, soaking in the scenic vistas and cultural diversity of the Himalayan landscape along the way.

Food BLD
Accomodation Lodge
Elevation 2800

Day 7 : Trek from Chhatra Khola to Kothe (3691m) 7hours overnight at camp.

Embark on a 7-hour trek from Chhatra Khola to Kothe, where you'll find lodging for the night amidst the majestic Himalayan scenery.

Food BLD
Accomodation Camp
Elevation 3691

Day 8 :  Trek from Kothe to Thaknak (4358m) 7hrs. overnight at camp.

Continue your trekking journey from Kothe to Thaknak, immersing yourself in the rugged beauty of the Himalayas as you traverse the mountainous terrain.

Food BLD
Accomodation Camp
Elevation 4358

Day 9 : Trek from Thaknak to Khare (5045m) 3hours overnight at camp.

Embark on a 3-hour trek from Thaknak to Khare, where you'll spend the night camping amidst the pristine mountain surroundings at an altitude of 5045m.

Food BLD
Accomodation Camp
Elevation 5045

Day 10 : Acclimatization and rest day overnight at same camp

Take a day to acclimatize to the high altitude at Khare, allowing your body to adjust to the thinner air and reducing the risk of altitude-related illnesses before continuing your ascent.

Food BLD
Accomodation Camp
Elevation 5045

Day 11 : Climb up to Khare to Mera High Camp (5780m) 6hrs. overnight at camp

Ascend from Khare to Mera High Camp, preparing for the final push to the summit of Mera Peak and experiencing increasingly stunning views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks.

Food BLD
Accomodation Camp
Elevation 5780

Day 12 : Climb up to Khare to Mera High Camp to Summit (6461m) and back to Khare (6461m) 7hrs. overnight at camp

Embark on the exhilarating ascent from Mera High Camp to the summit of Mera Peak, reaching the pinnacle of 6,461 meters and savoring panoramic views of the Himalayas before descending back to Mera High Camp.

Food BLD
Accomodation Camp
Elevation 6461

Day 13 : Rest and Reserve Day for Contingency at Mera High Camp (5045m) overnight at same camp:

Utilize this day at Mera High Camp for rest and contingency planning, ensuring you're well-prepared for any unforeseen circumstances before proceeding with your trek.

Food BLD
Accomodation Camp
Elevation 5045

Day 14 : Trek  from down  Khare to Kothe (3691m) overnight at camp

Descend from Khare to Kothe, retracing your steps through the breathtaking mountain scenery and enjoying the downhill trek back to lower altitudes.

Food BLD
Accomodation Camp
Elevation 3691

Day 15 : Trek from Kothe to Thuli Kharka (4300 m) 6hours overnight at camp

Embark on a 6-hour trek from Kothe to Thuli Kharka, ascending to higher altitudes and enjoying the mountainous landscapes before settling in for the night at a lodge.

Food BLD
Accomodation Camp
Elevation 4300

Day 16 : Trek from Thuli Kharka to Zatrwa La Pass (4600m) and Lukla (2840m) 7hrs. overnight at lodge.

Embark on the trek from Thuli Kharka to Zatrwa La Pass, navigating the challenging mountain terrain and reaching the pass for breathtaking views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks.

Food BLD
Accomodation Lodge
Elevation 2840

Day 17 : Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu 45 minutes overnight at hotel with B/B plan.

On your departure day, we'll board a 30-minute flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. As your plane lifts off from Lukla's dramatic runway, take a final look at the majestic mountains beneath the wings. Before you know it, you'll touch down in Kathmandu. Upon arrival, we'll transfer you to your hotel in the city. With the completion of your Everest Base Camp Trek, Alpine Ramble Treks can organize additional cultural, adventure, or sightseeing tours based on your preferences. If your journey is coming to an end, we can gather for a final celebratory dinner in Kathmandu before you depart on the following day.

Food Breakfast
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 1350

Day 18 : Departure own your destination drove from hotel to TIA by private transfer.

After beautiful sunshine morning will sadly wake up you, your trip in Nepal comes to an end today; our spokesperson will escort you to the airport approx 3 hours before your flight scheduled. On your way to home, you have plenty of time to plan for your next adventure tour in the amazing Himalayan country. There will be a heart touching relationship between you and our company during this trip.

Food Breakfast

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drops
  • Standard accommodation in Kathmandu (on the arrival day and after the Trekking).
  • Your meals (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking.
  • All necessary paper works and Sagarmatha national park entry permits.
  • Mera peak special permit
  • Domestic flight ticket (LUK-KTM-LUK)
  • All accommodations in lodges and camp during the treks.
  • One experience trekking guide, Peak Climber( Sherpa) & one porter for each two tourist.
  • Guide and Porter, salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transportation and insurance for the
  • All Transportation .
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company.

Cost Excludes

  • Personal equipment for trekking
  • Nepal entry visa fee you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
  • International airfare and Airport departure tax.
  • Food while you are in Kathmandu.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.
  • Sweet things like chocolate and desert.
  • Hot shower during the trekking.
  • For all trekking staff tipping(Tips)

Altitude Graph

Route Map

FAQs

Mera Peak stands at an elevation of 6,476 meters (21,247 feet), making it one of the highest trekking peaks in Nepal.

While prior climbing experience is beneficial, Mera Peak is considered suitable for climbers with moderate mountaineering skills. However, physical fitness and acclimatization are crucial for a successful ascent.

The optimal climbing seasons for Mera Peak are spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November), when the weather is stable and visibility is clear.

Climbers need to obtain a climbing permit from the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) and a Sagarmatha National Park entry permit. Additionally, a local trekking agency can assist with necessary arrangements.

The duration typically ranges from 14 to 18 days, depending on the chosen route, acclimatization days, and weather conditions.

It's recommended to hire experienced climbing guides and porters for safety and logistical support. They assist with route finding, equipment handling, and emergency situations.

Essential gear includes mountaineering boots, crampons, ice axe, harness, helmet, and appropriate clothing layers for varying weather conditions. A detailed gear list is provided by trekking agencies.

Challenges include high altitude, variable weather conditions, crevassed glaciers, and technical sections near the summit. Proper acclimatization, physical conditioning, and adherence to safety protocols are essential.

Altitude sickness can affect climbers at higher elevations. Adequate acclimatization, hydration, and gradual ascent are crucial for minimizing the risk of altitude-related illnesses.

The success rate varies depending on individual fitness levels, weather conditions, and climbing experience. With proper preparation and guidance, most climbers successfully summit Mera Peak.

 

Additional Information

01. Training and Preparation: Prior to the expedition, climbers should engage in physical training to build endurance, strength, and cardiovascular fitness. Training should include aerobic exercises, hiking with a weighted pack, and practicing climbing techniques.

02. High-Altitude Acclimatization: Acclimatization days are incorporated into the itinerary to allow climbers to adjust to the thin air and altitude. Proper acclimatization helps reduce the risk of altitude sickness and improves overall climbing performance.

03. Safety Measures: Safety is paramount during the expedition. Climbing guides conduct thorough safety briefings, monitor weather conditions, and assess the group's health and fitness regularly. Emergency evacuation plans are in place in case of unforeseen circumstances.

04. Technical Climbing Skills: While Mera Peak is considered a non-technical climb, climbers should be familiar with basic mountaineering skills such as using crampons, ice axe techniques, rope handling, and glacier travel. Training sessions may be provided before the ascent.

05. Team Dynamics: Building strong team dynamics and communication among climbers, guides, and porters is essential for a successful expedition. Supportive teamwork fosters camaraderie, boosts morale, and enhances safety on the mountain.

06. Environmental Considerations: Climbers are encouraged to practice Leave No Trace principles to minimize environmental impact on the mountain. Waste management, proper disposal of human waste, and respecting wildlife habitats are integral parts of responsible climbing.

07. Cultural Immersion: Mera Peak climbing expeditions offer opportunities to interact with local Sherpa communities and learn about their culture, traditions, and way of life. Respectful engagement with local residents enriches the overall climbing experience.

08. Flexibility in Itinerary: Itineraries may be adjusted based on weather conditions, group dynamics, and other unforeseen factors. Climbers should maintain flexibility and adaptability throughout the expedition to ensure safety and enjoyment.

09. Celebration and Reflection: Summiting Mera Peak is a significant achievement, and climbers are encouraged to celebrate their success while reflecting on the challenges and lessons learned during the journey. Sharing stories and experiences with fellow climbers creates lasting memories.

10. Post-Expedition Support: Upon returning from the expedition, climbers may experience post-climbing adjustments. Trekking agencies may offer debriefing sessions, follow-up support, and recommendations for recovery and future adventures.

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