Mera Peak Climbing

18 Days

Mera Peak is the highest trekking peak in Nepal. At an altitude of 6,476 meters, it is the topmost destination for climbing and trekking passionate. Our guided 18 days Mera Peak Climbing itinerary provides the best experience of Peak climbing in Nepal. Mera Peak is used as a practice session for mountain expeditions. Every year hundreds of climbers attempt to scale Mera Peak. This 18 Days Mera Peak Climbing is foremost for beginners due to the setting of climbing and technicalities.

18 Days Mera Peak climbing is considered demanding, but physical fitness determines the result. The more fit you are is more likely you will enjoy and complete the expedition. The use of crampons, ice-axes, ropes, and other mountaineering gears makes the climb more exotic.

The Summit of Mera Peak provides a magnificent view of four eight-thousanders, Mount Everest (8,848m), Mount Makalu (8,643m), Mount Cho Oyu (8,201m), and Mount Lhotse (8,586m), and many other mountains in Khumbu Region.

The journey to Mera Peak itself is the highlight of this trip. Pass through several authentic Sherpa villages in the Khumbu region. The rich Flora & Fauna of Sagarmatha National Park is overwhelming. Also, witness the remote topography of the Khumbu region which is less crowded than trekking on Everest and surrounding famous spots.

High Altitude Nomads is a team of professional adventure tour operators. With the bundle of experienced hands working for your trip, we will make sure to complete your Mera Peak Climbing with joy and wonder. Normally our group consists of 5 to 10 people. A small group raises the chance of success and makes your holiday unforgettable.

Mera Peak Climbing Route

Our 18 Days Mera Peak Climbing starts in the peculiar city of Kathmandu. We fly east to Lukla. Soon after our arrival in Lukla, we start our trek to Chhuthang. Next day trek to Thuli Kharka (4,300m) via Zatrwala Pass (4,100m). Continuing your trekking through the untouched valley we reach Kothe (4,182m). From Kothe, you start your trek early morning to reach Thangnag (4,326m). After staying overnight at Thangnag we head towards Khare (5000m).

Khare offers the best view of soon to be climbed, Mera Peak. We will acclimatize and have a rest day in Khare before heading to Mera Base Camp (5,300m). From Base Camp, we will trek to High Camp (5,700m) and push for the summit of Mera Peak (6,476m).

Best time to climb Mera Peak

Spring (April-May) and Autumn (late September-November) are the best time to summit Mera Peak. The most favorable months are May and October. During winter the weather is extremely cold.

Difficulties of 18 days Mera Peak Climbing

Mera Peak climbing is not technically demanding. But the high altitude above 6000 meters and a long summit day is enough to swap your strength. We suggest moving at a slow pace and being hydrated as much as possible. Mera Peak Climbing introduces you to basic mountaineering techniques like using an ice axe, crampons, and fixed rope. We also recommend starting daily workouts like jogging and hiking before you travel to Nepal. Know about Altitude Sickness.

The difficulty of 18 Days Mera Peak Climbing also determines by the route we use. There are two major routes to Mera Peak which are used by most of the climbing teams.
The first route goes from Lukla-Zartwa La-Tangnag-Mera BC- Mera High Camp – Summit
Second route goes from Lukla-Painya-Thongnak-Khare-Mera BC- Mera High Camp – Summit

The first option is considerably hard than the second one. Thus, the difficulty level is also differentiable with the route we choose.

All in all, this 18 Days Mera Peak Climbing is a lifetime experience one can achieve in the heart of the Himalayas. Contact us for the Mera Peak climbing cost. We are ever ready to make your climbing to Mera Peak an unforgettable trip.

Itinerary

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, meet our office representative and be transferred to the hotel. You will have a complete pre-trip meeting. The rest of the day is free on my own. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

After breakfast commences the exciting sightseeing tour of culturally rich Kathmandu City. We will visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), and Patan City (City of Fine arts). Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Early morning drive to the domestic airport to board your onward flight to Lukla. Arrive at Lukla, you will be served a hot meal for the rest of the journey. From Lukla start your trekking with an uphill climb to Chuang. You will meet your experienced porters at Lukla and continue toChhuthang for an overnight stay.
(Note: Due to ongoing renovation work at the domestic airport in Kathmandu, it is likely your flight will be operated from Manthali Airport (130kms/ 4hrs drive from Kathmandu). You will have to drive at night to be seated on an early flight to Lukla which takes 20 mins approx.

Leaving Chhuthang we continue our trial to Tuli Kharka via Zatrwala Pass. The view of Numbur Himal, Kongde Ri, Karyolang Peak, and other surrounding peaks from the top of Zartwala Pass is just amazing. From the top of Zartwla, continue descending all the way to Thuli Kharka.

Our path from Thuli Kharka combines both uphill and downhill passing Rhododendron, Oak, and Juniper forests. Follow the view of Mera Peak and other surrounding peaks. Cross the Hinku river and climb uphill to reach Kothe. Kothe lies to the west of Shinjuku valley. Overnight stay at Kothe.

Trek through the ridge of the Hinku river towards Gondishung. On the way visit Lungsumgba Gompa, one of the oldest Gompa built approximately 200 years ago. Further trekking ahead in an easier trial leads us to Thangnak.

From Thangnak trek through the moraine towards the glacier of Nup and Shar. From this point, we trek through the steep climb all the way to reach Khare. From Khare get an astonishing view of the Northern face of Mera Peak. Overnight stay at Khare.

Today is a free day for acclimatization purposes as we are above 5000 meters and are prone to Altitude sickness.

Our trek today from Khare to Mera Base camp is technically demanding. Climb uphill towards Mera Glacier, traversing along the Glacier to reach Mera Base camp. Overnight stay at tented camp.

Trek through the trial to Mera La Pass and continue walking to High Camp. The trials are rocky and often snowy. Mera High Camp is best known for the view of Everest, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Baruntse, and Chamlong Himal. Overnight stay at tented camp.

Long yet the most important day of our trek, we start early to the summit before noon. We will start approximately at 2 a.m. in the morning. We climb up the glacier heading towards Mera Peak summit. The top of Mera Peak is rewarded with the most beautiful view of Mount Everest (8,848m), Mount Makalu (8,643m), Mount Cho Oyu (8,201m), and Mount Lhotse (8,586m), and many other mountains in Khumbu Region.

Due to many factors, we may not reach the summit we planned. This day will be reserved as a spare day for any contingencies and summit Mera Peak if we were not able to do it before. If everything goes well, we shall trek back leisurely.

Retrace your trial back to Kothe passing Thangnak. Overnight stay at Kothe.

Trek through the dense Rhododendron forests to reach Thuli Kharka. the trial goes through the western section of Hinku Valley.

Last day of trekking in Hinku Valley, we trek to Lukla via Zartwala Pass. Reach Lukla for an overnight stay.

Fly back to Kathmandu. Be transferred to your hotel and relax. Nothing to do today, take your time.

Full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu city awaits you. Explore the real essence of Kathmandu with a full-day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city consisting of Kathmandu Durbar Square (City of Temple), Swoyambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), and Patan City (City of fine arts). Evening you will be transferred to a Nepalese restaurant for Authentic Nepalese cuisine with a cultural show.

Your trip ends. After breakfast, you will be transferred to International Airport to board your flight to your next destination.

Cost Includes

  • Arrival/ departure transfers, sightseeing tour as mentioned above using private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • AIRFARE: Round-trip airfare between Kathmandu/Ramechap and Lukla.
  • Four nights' twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu using a 3-star category hotel with breakfast.
  • Fourteen nights' twin sharing failing dormitory accommodation in the best available guesthouse lodges while on trekking.
  • Three-time meals a day with tea/coffee on trekking.
  • Complimentary farewell dinner after your trek completes with a cultural show.
  • Experienced local English-speaking guide throughout the trek with his salary, equipment, meals, and insurance.
  • Required number of porters to carry your luggage with his salary, equipment, meals, and insurance. (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Necessary Climbing Gears i.e. boots, harness, and helmet.
  • Necessary trekking permits, detailed pre-trip meeting, comprehensive first-aid kit.

Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare and visa fees.
  • Lunch and dinner wishlist in Kathmandu.
  • Personal trekking gear, personal expenses, bar bills, telephone, wifi in lodges, hot water, hot shower, and beverages.
  • Any kind of extra expenses occur due to unforeseen situations like flight cancellation, natural calamities, or political disturbances)
  • Tips for trekking crew (not mandatory but highly appreciated)

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Mera Peak Climbing