If you are an adventure lover, you should definitely try out for Mera Peak climbing once in your entire life. Mera Peak Climbing Trek, as the name highlights will take you to the highest trekking peak of Nepal i.e. Mera Peak at the height of 6476meters. In addition, if you succeed to reach the summit, you will experience an excellent viewpoint on your trip to Nepal. The peak lets you get panoramic views of five of the mountain peaks at about 8,000meters. These are Mount Makalu, Mount Kangchenjunga, Mount Cho Oyu, and almighty Mount Everest.
As mentioned before, peak climbing to Mera Peak involves walking to reach the highest point, our team plans the complete trek in such a way that you get enough time to have rest and acclimatize yourself. The trek commences with your flight to Lukla followed by crossing the Pangkongma La Pass to enter Hinku Valley. Make sure to get spectacular views of Chamlang and Baruntse, both of which are of 7,000meters and large numbers of glacial lakes during your trek to Mera Peak.
Even though you have to follow along route, the complete trek is a fantastic yet a memorable one. Thanks to large numbers of small villages and rhododendron forests, which one in your way while you weave through green fields to reach the mountain. What would be better than reaching the highest point in Nepal (in terms of trekking peaks) by interacting with friendly local area people and enjoying majestic views of the entire Himalayan region?
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m).
Day 02: Kathmandu- Lukla (2800m) - Chhutenga (3474m).4 hrs.
Day 03: Trek to Thuli Kharka (4320m.) via Zwatra la (4600m. 5-6 hours.
Day 04: Trek to Kothe (3600m/ 5-6 hours
Day 05: Kothe to Thaknak (4,350m.3-4 hours.)
Day 06: Thaknak to Khare (5,045m). 2-3 hours.
Day 07: Rest day in Khare/Acclimatization.
Day 08: Khare to Mera Base Camp (5300m). 3-4 hours
Day 09: Mera Base Camp to High camp (5,780m). 4-5 hours.
Day 10: Mera High Camp to Summit (6,461m.) and back to Khare (5045m.): 8-9 hours.
Day 11: Reserve Day for bad weather.
Day 12: Khare to Kothe (3600m. 4-5 hours.
Day 13: Kothe to Thuli Kharka: 5-6 hours.
Day 14: Thuli Kharka to Lukla: 6-7 hours.
Day 15: Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 16: Final Departure flight
Land at Kathmandu Airport. Transfer to hotel by our tour representative. Relax at the hotel.
Take a flight to Lukla. After landing we start our trek to Chhutenga.An easy trail from through rhododendron and pine forests. Reach Chhutenga. overnight at teahouse.
Early morning, we trek over a steep uphill trail than we cross of Zatrawala Pass (4600m.). At the top of the pass, appreciate the panoramic views of mountains like Kongdi Ri, NumburHimal, Karyolang Peak etc. Then trek proceeds along the leveled path then trek downhill till Tuli Kharka.overnight at the teahouse.
Today we trek uphill and downhill through the dense forest of rhododendron, oak, juniper, and pine trees. Also, enjoy majestic views of Mera Peak and the other snow-capped peaks en-route. We take a sheer downward trail to the Hinku River and a then uphill trek to reach Kothe. overnight at teahouse.
Today we trail through the ridge of the HinkuKhola. Beyond Gondishung, we go by a 200-year- old Lungsumgba Gompa. Here we can discover Mera Peak. A short trek takes us to Thaknak, a summer grazing area. overnight at teahouse.
After breakfast, we trail the parallel Dig Glacier moraine to Dig Kharka, which gives panoramic pictures of CharpateHimal. We trek climbing via moraines to the snout of the Shar and HinkuNup glaciers. Later, scend more steeply to Khare. Here, we observe the northern face of Mera Peak. In addition, our climbing guide will advise us to polish our fundamental climbing procedures. overnight at teahouse.
Today spend the day to get acclimatized for the trek further. We stroll in and around Khare to explore the region. climbing sherpa teach you basic things about climbing. overnight at teahouse.
Today we trek through a rock covered trail to reach the Mera Peak Base Camp. Spend overnight at tent in Mera Base Camp.
Today we trek further through the Mera La pass to reach the Mera High Camp. Our trail is through a rocky path, which can be risky if it has snowed because there are a lot of chasms in this area. We trek till the top of the rock band. Next, we set up a high camp and enjoy wonderful landscapes of Mt. Everest, Cho Oyu, Makalu, the south face of Lhotse, Chamlang, Nuptse, and Baruntse. Spend overnight at the tent in Mera High Camp.
Today is a really significant day for our trekking journey. Early morning after breakfast we begin the trek towards the glacier till a peculiar ridge. Enjoy the panoramic scenes when first rays of the sun reflect at the snow-topped peaks. We gradually ascend higher into the thinning air. At the final steep summit slope, we may use a fixed rope if required. Reach summit. Here we have breathtaking scenes of the magnificent Himalayas such as Mt. Everest (8,848m), Lhotse (8,516m), Cho-Oyu (8,210m), Kangchenjunga (8,586m), Makalu (8,463m), Nuptse (7,855m), Chamlang (7,319m) etc. After taking some photos, we retrace our steps back to the high camp. Rest for a while then trail towards Khare. overnight at teahouse.
This day is reserved as an alternative for climbing summit if we failed to do so previous day due to bad weather.
After breakfast, we trek to Kothe along the similar trail used before. On reaching Kothe, relax after spending tough days of trekking.overnight at teahouse.
Today we trek to Thuli Kharka. We trek uphill and downhill, pass some streams of the InkhuKhola. We trail on our right and proceed hiking. We pass by a Chorten then we descend on a steep trail. Further, we climb to Thuli Kharka and visit another Chorten on the route. ReachThuli Kharka.overnight at teahouse.
After breakfast, we cross the Zatrwa-La pass (4,600 m). After crossing the pass, we go along the scene of the beautiful Lukla Valley surrounded by Cho Oyu, NumburHimal, Kongde Peak, Kusum Khangru and others. From Zatrwa La pass we trek down to Chutang. Reach Lukla village. overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, we board an early morning flight for Kathmandu. On reaching rest or do some shopping. You can also explore the famous tourist places of Kathmandu. Our tour representative can help you with sightseeing.overnight at hotel.
Today our tour representative will transfer you to the Kathmandu Airport for the flight back to home with worthwhile memories.
Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu flight may be delayed by few hours or even canceled due to bad weather condition. So, you should be prepared for such flight delays or cancellations. But we will do our best to avoid such conditions. In case of flight cancellation, we will try to get you on the flight for the next day. Getting an early flight for the next day may not be possible during the high season so, we can arrange a flight by helicopter as well but it will be an extra cost. If we have a group of 4- 5 people, we can charter a helicopter from Kathmandu – Lukla. It will be advisable to have extra days in Kathmandu before and after the trekking. We can arrange your cultural / adventure tours (such as sightseeing tours, rafting, jungle safari, with extra cost if the extra days are not used for the flight conditions to Lukla and back.
If the flight is delayed and canceled for several days which could disturb your onward journey, you are free to choose trekking in Annapurna, Langtang and other regions and we are Halesi Treks arrange the alternative trek.
All the accommodation as per the itinerary is included in the package cost. Halesi Treks have chosen the 2/3 star hotel in the cities for your comfort and safety. The hotels can be upgraded to more deluxe ones upon your request. While trekking in the Mountain, our guides will choose the best available lodge of the village from their past experience. As some villages have limited number of lodges, in a peak season like in Spring and Autumn. Comfortable two men tent with mattress and four seasons sleeping bag will be provided for the camping trek. Our crew will try to set the camp in a scenic place. All the hotel and camping accommodations are as per twin sharing basis unless you are of a different gender.
Nepal is such an easy place to get several vegetarian options so no worries if you are a vegetarian or non-vegetarian. You can enjoy typical Nepali food as well as continental, Italian, Indian and Tibetan. Freshly cooked and hygienic dinner and breakfast are served at the camp and lunch will be served on the way to the next destination which will be prepared by our own chef. Only breakfast is served in Kathmandu whilst farewell dinner on the eve of your international departure is served from our side. All the meals (B/L/D) are on full board basis during the trek.
An experienced and licensed Guide and necessary porters will assist you during the trek. In a group with more than 8 clients, 2 guides will be provided for the betterment in service. In a teahouse trek, generally, one porter is provided for every two clients who carry between 15 to 18 kg. However, on a camping journey, more porters are required. All the camping types of equipment such as kitchen, dining, dome and toilet tents, kitchen equipment, fuel, and all consumable goods have to be carried from Kathmandu which needs more manpower. All of our guides and porters are fully insured so you don't' have to worry about them in case of emergency. Our team believes that our customer care is the first priority.
Physical Fitness and Experience
Mera Peak is an easy trek and adventure climbing which is fit for those who has the ability to walk 5-6 hours of walking uphill and downhill in a day carrying the personal day pack. Some days are longer with 7- 10 hours of walking as well. Mera Peak trek and Climbing is high altitude Climbing which demands physical fitness, however having strong determination, positive vibe and average physical fitness can complete this trekking and climbing. Doing some physical exercise a few weeks prior to the trip is better but technical skill is not required for this trek. If you are taking medicine for heart, lung or blood diseases, please kindly consult your doctor and inform to Halesi Treks
This is a real adventure in high altitude so obtaining a travel insurance is always a good idea for your safety and is highly recommended too. Your travel insurance policy should cover helicopter evacuation and medical expenses in an emergency. There is not any Nepalese insurance company to sell travel insurance policy so you better buy a good one from home. There are some insurance policies which covers only in low altitude below 4000 mt. and some only in high altitude above 4000 mt. So before you purchase it, please double-check the policy what it covers and where are you going.
Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) are the best months for Mera Peak Climbing Where normally days are sunny, the temperature is perfect, the sky is clear and Mountain remains crystal. Mera peak Climbing can be done in Monsoon (June to August ) but you should not expect the great weather and Mountain view. You can do it in Winter (December to February) if you are used to with extreme cold temperature.
This is the 2nd time, me and friend booked the trip with Halesi Trek. I still had very high recommendation from this company because everything was arranged very professionally and friendly. Porter and guide very helpful and always be there for you. Mera peak is a very beautiful trek and also challenging. For sure if you are looking for adventure, you would be satisfied with this. an unforgettable experience from culture, foods, High camping, walking on the glacier. truly amazing. Thank you, Man Kumar for making this happened. We will definitely come back again to Nepal to taste others experience.
Gary Sulistyo, Indonesia
The below-given cost is per person and the below-given Mera Peak Climbing fixed departure dates are available for you. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.