Mera Peak is a mountain in the Mahalangur section, Barun sub-section of the Himalaya and administratively in Nepal's Sagarmatha Zone, Solukhumbu District located at 6,476 meters which is one of the highest trekking peaks in Nepal. The best season to climb Mera Peak is during the spring and autumn seasons as you can see the majestic panorama views of the Himalayan. From the top of the peak, you can see the five 8,000m peaks including Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga.
Mera Peak climbing is an excellent option for anyone with moderate mountaineering experience. It is a challenging trekking peak due to its elevation, but the technical mountaineering skills requirement is very basic. Before the expedition, our seasoned Sherpa guides will provide you with basic mountaineering training before the actual summit.
All drinks/ Beverage bills.
|Entrance Fees for temple and monasteries and some of local highlights sport.|
|Tipping for your trekking staff (Tips)|
|Travel Insurance for you.|
|Extras cost for upgrading rooms and services at hotels during the trekking|
|donation in temples, schools, monasteries etc.|
|Personal Hiking gear, personal kits.|
|Emergency rescue evacuation insurance.|
|Good wind/rain Jacket|
|Warm fleece jacket or Jersey|
|Good boots, either light-weight trekking boots or light full leather boots.|
|Good (-20) Sleeping bag (which can be rented or bought in Kathmandu)|
|Sun hat or scarf|
|Sunglasses with UV protection|
|Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms|
Nepalis a landlocked country which has borders with India & China. You can either fly in or enter by land borders that are attached to China or India.
Yesyou can get a visa on arrival. The rates are as follows-
MultipleEntry – 15 Days – 25$
MultipleEntry – 30 Days – 40$
MultipleEntry – 90 Days – 100$
Absolutely, Nepal is safe. Nepal is considered one of the safest countries to travel.Chances are Nepal is safer than your own home country.
Yes, the food and water are hygienically standard during trekking. Our experienced guides check the food before preparing in the kitchen to make sure its Okay.You will get boiled water in the lodges, you can also buy sealed water or purify water using tablets.
Your guide will be a Nepalese but fluent in English. They are carefully selected with the appropriate experience, attitude and leadership skills. We can also provide French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Spanish speaking guides.
Yesyou can bring your medication. Please make sure to put it in your original packet and bring your prescription with you.
The tourist police office is located near Nepal Tourism Development Board’s office.They are well trained and fluent in English to assist foreigners. You can always call 100 for police assistance.
Today, we start our expedition as we catch an early morning flight to Lukla and begin our trek to Paiya after landing at the Luka airport. Enjoy the scenic flight to Lukla airport. Upon landing at Lukla, our team will unload our luggage and after some time we start our hike to Paiya village. We walk on a jungle trail, cross a bridge over the Handi Khola and reach Surke Village. We continue moving south and cross the Chutok La pass before reaching the small settlement of Paiyan, also known as Chutok. Overnight in local lodge.
We start our trail as we descend for a while and arrive at a small bridge. From here, we have to be careful since the trail is slippery until we cross the Kari La pass. Along the trail, we pass through dense rhododendron and bamboo forests on a narrow mountain trail. Later, we make a quick stop to view the magnificent Dudhkoshi Valley and continue our trek to Panggom Village. Overnight in local lodge.
Continuing our journey, we leave Panggom and head towards Ningsow. After walking for some time, we cross the Panggom La pass and then start to ascend. Trekking on a steady trail, we cross Peseng Kharka Khola and turn north to reach Peseng Kharka Danda. Descending down, we reach Ningsow Khola (stream) and crossing the river, we reach Ningsow Village. Overnight in a tented camp.
Leaving Ningsow behind, we ascend and descend for a while to reach Ramailo Danda. The view from here is fabulous as one can get the extraordinary views of Mera Peak and Salpa. After some time, we enter the Makalu Barun National Park and follow the Pasang Lhamu trail which leads to Chhatra Khola. If one is lucky, one might get the chance to cross the path with the elusive Red Panda. Overnight in a tented camp.
Today, we walk on the main trail to Mera Peak. Walking towards the north, we walk along the trail and merge with another trail which moves alongside the Hinku Khola. After walking for some time, we reach Tashing Ongma which has seasonal tea shops and cross the bridge over the Sanu Khola before reaching Kothe. Overnight in a tented camp.
Continuing our trail along the ridge of the Hinku Khola in the shadow of Mera Peak, we reach Gondishung. After leaving Gondishung behind, we pass through a 200-year-old Lungsumgba Gompa. On inspecting the script in rock inside the Gompa, we can find the Mera Peak drawn in rock along with its route to reach Mera. Afterward, we walk for some time to reach Thaknak. Thaknak is a summer grazing area with primitive lodges and shops. Overnight in tented camp.
Today, we ascend slowly due to the increase in altitude. We leave Thaknak and follow the trail which leads to a lateral moraine of Dig Glacier to Dig Kharka with splendid views of Charpate Himal. The path ascends through moraines of the Hinku Nup and Shar glaciers and again ascend steeply to Khare. From here, we can see the northern face of Mera Peak which will be an amazing experience and roam around the Khare to utilize the leisure time. Overnight in tented camp.
Since we are at 5,045 m, we use this day for acclimatization before climbing the Mera Peak. Also, you will be provided with the basic climbing techniques and demonstrate the best ways to use our climbing gears like the ice-axe, harness, ascender climbing boots and crampons by our Sherpas team. Overnight in tented camp.
Walking through a steep trail, we make our way to the Mera Peak Base Camp. Continue further, we cross through the Mera La pass and reach our today's destination, the Mera High Camp. Our trail is along a dangerous rocky trail as there are a number of cracks here and there. We make our way to the top of the rock band, which is marked by a large cairn. Then we set up a high camp while enjoying excellent views of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, the south face of Lhotse, Nuptse, Chamlang, and Baruntse. Overnight in tented camp.
Today is an important day of our expedition as we will climb to the top of the Mera Peak. Waking up around 2 in the morning, we continue our trail to the summit despite being cold and dark. As we climb up through the glaciers and ridge, we can see the first rays of the sun hitting the big peaks in an amazing red glow. The ascend slowly and carefully due to the thin air and the slopes. The slope steepens for a section behind the ridge and the summit comes into view. At the foot of the final steep summit, we may use a fixed rope if the climbing leader believes it’s required. The summit is only a few meters away and with some more effort, we finally reach the summit. From the summit, we take in spectacular views of the mighty Himalayas including Mt. Everest (8,848m), Cho-Oyu (8,210m), Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,463m), Kangchenjunga (8,586m), Nuptse (7,855m), Chamlang (7,319m), Baruntse (7,129m) and others. Later, we return to the high camp where we rest for a while and start descending to Khare. Overnight in tented camp.
Note: The extra day is for the back up because there is no guarantee that we will have favorable weather on our planned day for the summit and may have to postpone our summit climb.
On achieving our objective, we make our return as we trek from Khare to Kothe along the same trail used previously. Overnight in tented camp.
We begin our trek to Thuli Kharka as we ascend and descend multiple times, cross several tributaries of the Inkhu Khola before reaching a forked trail nearby Taktho. After walking for some time, we pass by a Chorten and walk downhill on a steep trail. Next, we ascend to Thuli Kharka and pass by another Chorten on the way. Overnight in tented camp.
Today, we will be crossing the Zatrwa-La pass at 4,600 m. As soon as we cross the pass, we are welcomed by the sight of the beautiful Lukla Valley which is surrounded by Cho Oyu, Kongde Peak, Numbur Himal, Kusum Khangru and other Himalayan peaks. From Zatrwa La pass we walk all the way down to Chutang and then straight to the Lukla village. Overnight in Hotel.
The flight to Kathmandu leaves before 10:00 am. Sometimes, it differs according to weather conditions. Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you'll be transferred to your hotel. Have a good rest.
Moderate to Strenuous
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