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Mera Peak is a mountain in the Mahalangur section, Barun sub-section of the Himalaya and administratively in Nepal's Sagarmatha ZoneSolukhumbu 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.

Included in the Cost

  • Airport drop off and pick up for domestic terminal.
  • 11-night accommodation in Camping including breakfast, lunch & dinner.
  • 3-nights accommodation in the local lodge on room only basis.
  • Domestic Flight Ticket from Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu.
  • Mera Peak Climbing Permit, Sagarmatha National Park entry permit, Makalu Barun National Park entry permit, ECAP & other necessary permits.
  • All Camping & peak climbing equipment.
  • Kitchen utensils and a cook.
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed holder trekking guide.
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation.
  • Government Tax charge
  • First aid kit 

Not Included in the Cost


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.
International Flights.
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. 

Recommended gear list:

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
Hiking shorts
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms

FAQ

  • Day 1

    Fly to Lukla & Trek to Paiya (2730 m), Flight Duration: 40 minutes Hiking Duration: 5/6 hours

  • 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.

  • Day 2

    Paiya to Panggom (2846 m) via Kari La Pass, Hiking Duration: 5/6 hours

  • 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.

  • Day 3

    Panggom to Ningsow (2863 m) via Panggom La Pass, Hiking Duration: 4/5 hours

  • 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.

  • Day 4

    Ningsow to Chhatra Khola (2800 m), Hiking Duration: 7/8 hours

  • 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.

  • Day 5

    Chhatra Khola to Kothe (3691 m), Hiking Duration: 6/7 hours

  • 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.

  • Day 6

    Kothe to Thaknak (4358 m), Hiking Duration: 3/4 hours

  • 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.

  • Day 7

    Thaknak to Khare (5045 m), Hiking Duration: 2/3 hours

  • 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.

  • Day 8

    Acclimatization Day

  • 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.

  • Day 9

    Khare to Mera High Camp (5780 m), Hiking Duration: 6/7 hours

  • 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.

  • Day 10 & 11

    Mera High Camp to Summit (6461 m) & descend to Khare & Back up day, Hiking Duration: 8/9 hours

  • 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.


  • Day 12

    Khare to Kothe (3600 m), Hiking Duration: 4/5 hours

  • 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.

  • Day 13

    Kothe to Thuli Kharka (4300 m), Hiking Duration: 5/6 hours

  • 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.

  • Day 14

    Thuli Kharla to Lukla via Zatrwa La pass (4600 m), Hiking Duration: 6/7 hours

  • 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.

  • Day 15

    Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

  • 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.

Trip Grade

Moderate to Strenuous

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