Mera Peak Climbing - 17 Days

Good to Know
  • Duration 17 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Starts/Ends Kathmandu to Kathmandu
  • Group Size 1-10
  • Max. Altitude 6476 M.
  • Best Season March, April, May and September, October, November

Mera Peak (6470m) is situated in the Sagarmatha Region with an altitude of 6476 meters. It is one of the highest trekking peaks in Nepal. It is technically easy and entails little more than crampons, and ice axe. Mera Peak lies between the famous peak of Mount Everest and Mont Blanc.  It contains three main summits: Mera North (6,476 meters), Mera Central (6,461 meters) and Mera South (6,065 meters) as well as a smaller "trekking summit", visible as a distinct summit from the south but not marked on most maps of the region. Along the way, will show you views of Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Cho Oyu (8201m), Makalu (8463m), Nuptse (7855m), Kanchenjunga (8586m) and Chamlang (7319m) amongst many others.  The path moves through lush rhododendron, silver fir, oak forest etc. During the trek, you can see Mera Glacier and the striking alpine lake. Also, you will learn about the typical Sherpa culture found in the Solukhumbu. 

Our trek will begin by moving southeast after a short flight to Lukla. We will walk all along a high, rocky edge through dense forests and cross several rivers before reaching the pass. Then the trail takes us to the rural Honku Valley. Trekking in this untamed land of the Himalaya is indeed an impressive experience. At Thaknak, we will rest and walk around the giant moraine and the stunning glacial lake lying north of the village. We will move forward to Khare (5099m) and set up camp. Now we follow the glacier that takes us to Mera la (5415m) and on to the high camp of Mera Peak. From high camp, we can witness a magnificent view of Kanchenjunga, Makalu, and Chamlang to the east. To the north we will see Everest and Lhotse and Cho Oyu and Ama Dablam to the west. This view is one of the best in all of Nepal. Then, we will reach the summit of Mera Peak, the ultimate destination of our trek. After that, we will return back down the valley to Lukla for our flight back to Kathmandu.

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Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, the Adventure Himalayan representatives will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. After refreshment, you will be briefed in short about your tour by our guide or tour leader.  If you have any questions or doubts about your trip then they should be asked and clarified at this time. Overnight stay at hotel.

    Kathmandu Valley includes several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Pashupatinath (famous Hindu temple and cremation ground) Boudhanath (massive Buddhist stupa). We can also visit Swyambhunath, also known as Monkey Temple, which was built roughly 2000 years ago.  Finally, we can visit Patan, city of fine arts. In the afternoon, you will be meeting with your trekking guide and will check all the necessary things. Overnight stay at the hotel.

      After a 40 minute scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, you will trek to Chutok La Pass, which takes about 5 hours. Along the way you can have a view of Mt Nupla (5885m) and Kusum Kangaru (6367m). Overnight at guesthouse.

        After breakfast, we start to walk passing through Hinku valley and cross over the pass of Zatrwa La 4640mtrs. Straight ahead and up through the rhododendron. A little down through the bamboo jungle and past a nice stone cave by the side of a river and we will reach Chetarga after walking 6-7 hours then we stay overnight at lodge.

          The trail leads along the ridge of the Hinku Khola and in the shadow of Mera Peak.We will break at Gondishung for hot Lunch.The summer herder settlement in the west bank of the Hinku Drangka. Beyond Gondishung, pass a 200-year-old Lungsumgba Gompawhere we find Mera peak scripted in rock along with its route to reach Mera. There will be a prayer for success ascent of Mera Peak in the boulder of the Gompa offering incense.  overnight at guesthouse.

            We walk from Kothe to Tangnang (4356m) today passing all the way through Hinku Valley (4600m). You will be moving all alongside the bank of stream and find bush on both sides. The lane continues to ascending and you can enjoy the scenes of Kusum Kanguru peak and many more. Overnight at guesthouse. 

              This day will be as your rest day for acclimatization. You can further explore around or climb up for a few hours and again you have to come back to Thangnak for the night. Overnight stay at a tented camp.

                We trek from Thangnank and walk towards the peak as the route moves to the east. We will reach at Dig Kharka (4,650m.) very near to the foot of the Hinku Glacier. This bestows you with enjoyable and grassy setting. Heading away from Dig Kharka and ascend above (5,000 m.). The track heads toward out of Tangnag alongside the lateral moraine at the Dig Glacier. We will halt to climb up the moraine for a view of the perfect Sabai Tso glacial lake. A move down in lake-level, caused by a current split of the natural dam is clearly visible. We will arrive at Khare in the early afternoon and have lunch. From Khare, the striking north face of Mera Peak view and Mera glacier can be seen. Overnight at guesthouse.

                  This is another acclimatization day as you can arrange yourself for climbing the Mera Peak. You will observe beautiful and distinctive atmosphere here. Overnight at tented camp. 

                    Trekking from Khare to Mera High Camp (5780m.) gradually climbing up onto Mera glacier. The go up to begin with vertical, but flattens out as you get to the summit of the glacier. You will go across a long flat on peak of the glacier and then reach at the High Camp (5780m.). From here, the views are eye-catching. The remaining path leads us to the summit of Mera Peak. Overnight at tented camp. 

                      Today is the big and valuable day. We wake up around 2:00 am, prepare the all climbing gear. After breakfast, we start to climb up. Slowly and gradually we continue climbing. If the weather is favorable, we will be at Mera central summit around 4-6 hours. Anyone can easily forget the tired when they were in the summit. From the summit of Mera Peak you can see the awesome view of high mountain range like; Mt. Everest 8848mtrs and Mt. Lhotse8501mtrs to the north, Mt. Choyu 8201mtrs and Mt. Amadablam 6818mtrs to the west, Mt. Kanchanjunga 8586mtrs, Mt. Makalu 8463mtrs to the east, Mt Nuptse 7855mtrs, Lobuche peak 6145mtrs and many other snow peaks. After spending around 25 minutes in summit then we start to descend down to High camp. Continue to walk to Khare 5045mtrs.

                        We has set aside a day at the base camp just not to mess up our schedule because of bad day weather. Overnight at tented camp.

                          We trek back from after a great success of the expedition to Mt. Mera 6416mtrs we follow all the way down to Hinku valley to Gothe for our overnight stop at camp. Enjoy the evening sharing each other your happiness and make the party with a group then you will trek to Kothe.

                            After breakfast, we again climb up through the lush forest on the west side of the Hinku Valley to Chatarwa 4170mtrs. It's a nice walk through the red Rhododendron forest with the beaten trail of Himalaya of Nepal. We observe the wide range of Mera peaks, Mera North, Mera Central, Mera South below the Zatwra La where we’ll stay overnight at camp.

                              we have a last day for the trek and we start to climb few hundred meters to the Zatrwa La via Chatarwa then will be our last climb of the trip then walk down to Chutanga. After the top, we descending up to Lukla village where we conclude the trekking part and this evening enjoy with the team at the last dinner at the mountain and overnight at guesthouse.

                                After travelling for around 35 minutes, we fly back to Kathmandu, in the morning and move back to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

                                  We will transport you to the airport.  Thanks for trekking with Adventure Himalayan Travels and Treks.  We look forward to seeing you again!

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                                    What's Included
                                    • Airport pick up and drop off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu (International and domestic both).
                                    • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (bed and breakfast basis)
                                    • Mera Peak climbing permit fee.
                                    • Makalu Barun National Park entrance fee.
                                    • Pasang lamu entrance fee
                                    • All food during the trek and climb
                                    • All guesthouse and tented camp accommodation
                                    • High altitude climbing leader (Sherpa guide) licensed by Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).
                                    • Well experienced English speaking assistant guide if the group size exceeds 4+ persons.
                                    • Necessary porters to/from base camp.
                                    • Group climbing equipment including ropes, ice screws, snow bars, harness, carbine, eight figure etc.
                                    • Domestic flight Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu for guest and guide inclusive with all taxes and transfers.
                                    • First aid medical kit, oxymeter, etc.
                                    • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu.
                                    • Nepal visa (USD 25 for 15 days and USD 40 for 30 days).
                                    • International airfare
                                    • Travel insurance (for emergency evacuation if needed whilst trekking / climbing).
                                    • Personal climbing gears. 
                                    • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, internet, etc.
                                    • Bar, beverage, snack bills.
                                    • Meals and extra night (more than stated in itinerary) accomodation in Kathmandu.
                                    • Tips for guide, porter, driver.
                                    Dates and Prices
                                    Date PriceAvailability 
                                    Start DateStarts: ThursdayMay 30, 2024End DateEnds: SaturdayJun 15, 2024PricePriceUS$2280StatusStatusAvailable

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