Mera Peak climbing is one of the simplest geographic climbs that take travelers to the region crammed with snow, Glaciers, and luxurious views of the high Himalayas and appealing scenery. To tell you, this peak climbing that's above 6000 meters is a comfortably doable climb for beginner and an honest option for the experienced climber as a neighborhood of acclimatization. The Mera peak has an observation of top five visible great mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu and Kanchenjunga that are visible from the summit.
Mera Peak falls under the Mahalangur home in Solukhumbu District, Sagarmatha Zone. The elevation of the height is 6,476 meters/ 21,247 feet above the water level. Surprisingly, Mera peak has three summits that are Mera North 6,476 meters/ 21,247 feet, Meera Central 6,461 meters/ 21,198 feet, and Meera South 6,065 meters/ 19,898 feet. This peak accounts as a high altitude trek. The Mera Peak climbing other major attractions includes spellbinding insights of giant mountains like Mt. Everest 8848 meters, Mt. Makalu 8163 meters, Mt. Baruntse 7129 meters, Mt. Kusum Khangkaru 6367 meters, and Kanchenjunga 8586 meters above water level. Besides, high and spectacular Himalayan ranges, Sherpa community, their culture, and festivals also are considerable factors of Mera Peak climb that appeals and captivates every climber. Other major settlements of this region are Tamang, Chhetri, Brahmin, and Newar. The region is colorful with blossoms of wildflower like rhododendron and has amazing visibility making hills and mountains captivating and spellbinding. The start line of Mera peak climbing is Lulka airport, Hillary airport. Mera peak climbing may be a doable climb to both novice and experienced climber.
The first people to climb Mera Peak were British officer Jim Roberts and Sherpa Sen Tenzing in 1953 AD. The frontier treks have organized this package climb about give access to our enthusiastic climber an experience of conquering the summit of Mera Peak. Our other objective here is to allow you to realize the landscape and mesmerizing green hills and Himalayas of this region.
Season highlights: When to travel and Why
• The climbing period to climb Mera peak is during the month of autumn (October to November) and spring (March to April). • The average temperature during these seasons: Ranges from 8 degrees Celsius to 12 degrees at day time and 6 to -8 during the night. • Days are clear and dry with stable weather during autumn and spring • The season of summer and winter in Nepal during this region is unpredictable. • Frequent rainfall and mostly dark and cloudy • Season of summer and winter is off the beaten trail, almost isolated as compared to spring and autumn. • In winter, the temperature falls up to-30 degree Centigrade and therefore the trails are snow-clad
Exploration of wildlife, unhabituated and delightful valleys.
Exploration of wildlife, unhabituated and delightful valleys.
Witness spectacular Mountains over 8000 meters above water level.
Exploration of Mera Peak three summits: Mera South, Mera Central, and Mera North.
Challenging trekking peaks.
Fly through Lukla airport and have awe-inspiring views.
Moderate Mountaineering experience.
Explore UNESCO Listed World Heritage sites like Basantapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath Temple et al. in Kathmandu.
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport (1300 m/ 4,264 ft.).
We welcome you to the Tribhuvan International Airport and escort you to the Hotel. On our way, we have got a quick introduction to the package.
Overnight at the hotel
Day 2: Kathmandu valley observation and climb preparation.
We take early breakfast and make our thanks to an excursion of Kathmandu valley. We explore Kathmandu valley’s world heritage sites like Basantupar Durbar and Hanuman Dhoka, Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa and like others. After short observation, we start preparing tools and equipment for the Mera Peak Climb like rope, ice-axe, crampons et al. for Mera peak climbing. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Fly during a domestic plane from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,800 m/ 9,186 ft.).
We take our flight after early breakfast. This scenic flight lasts for around 40 minutes. We explore the local surrounding at Lukla. Overnight at the Tented Camp.
Day 4: Trek from Lukla to Chutanga (3,430 m/ 11,250 ft.) Duration: 3-4 hours.
We have a simple trek to the eastwards from Lukla. We rehearse several hamlets and wooden yards and reach the dense forest of fir, birch, pines and rhododendron trees. The paths follow on the hillside below Kalo Himal Ridge, Nau Lekh. We reach Chtanga which may be a summer pasture and has many small streams. We settle our Camp nearby by Chutanga. Overnight at the tented camp.
Day 5: Trek from Chutanga to Chhatre Danda (4,000 m/ 13,160 ft.). Duration: 5-6 hours
We trek steep trails to cross Kalo Himal ridge from Chutanga that separates Khumbu from the Hinku Valley. The steep trails take us to the cairned notch ridge that's crammed with Buddhist prayer at an elevation of 4,450 meters. From the tiny pass, Zatrwa Og the trail navigates to the Zatra La at 4,600 meters. Zatra La pass gives access to the views of lovely River Dudh Koshi towards Karyolung and therefore, the Lamjung valley and the scenery crosswise of the Hinku Valley. Then, we descend to large boulder campsite Tuli Kharka for night stay. Overnight at the tented camp.
Day 6: Trek from Chhatre Danda to Mausum Kharka (2420 m/ 11,250 ft.). Duration: 3-4 hours.
From the Tuli Kharka, we have a brief trek on the downhill slope. On an occasion of your time, the trail descends with brilliant scenery of Peak 43 and Kusum Kanguru. After a short time, we attend the size of a fine viewpoint, Hinku valley. The vintage point of the Hinku valley has an attention-grabbing view of the South face of Mera Peak. The trek becomes pleasant as we enter between the forest filled with rhododendron and Himalayan pine trees. Finally, we reach the Mausum Kharka for overnight. Overnight at the tented camp.
Day 7: Trek from Mausum Kharka to Thagnag (4,360 m/ 14, 301 ft.). Duration: 5-6 hours.
We follow the trail to the West Bank of the Hinku Drangka to northwards from Mausum Kharka. Eventually, we leave the forest and make our thanks to a good valley. On the way, we encounter pasture land, sheep and yaks. We, then, march to Gondishung which may be a settlement of Thagnag with huts and stonewalled enclosures. Gondishung features a griping monastery that's 200 years old beneath an enormous rock overhang. Further, Gonishung has severed small Buddha stupa, prayer flags, and a number of other mani walls. The paths proceed further to narrow valley Lungsamba. The valley lines between west of Kusum Kanguru 6390 meters and much western Mera peak 6,255 meters. Ultimately, we head towards Thagnag from Lungsamba. We will find several tea houses during this region. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 8: Acclimatization and exploration day.
Today, we spend our day exploring this region. Our purpose of stay is acclimatization. Besides, our exploration includes an area hike to look at stunning and wonderful settings especially peak 43 that's at the elevation of 6769 meters from water level. We also visit the gorgeous glacial lake ‘Sabai Tsho. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 9: Trek to Khare (5,000 m/16,400 ft.) from Thagnag. Duration 4-5 hours.
Keeping acclimatization in mind, we take a slow walk from Thagnag to Khare. A hike today surrounds us with beautiful scenery and passes over the moraine of Charpatti Tal. Then, we descend to the part from Dig Kharka. We take our lunch at Dig Kharka and hike over the steep climb. Our team passes an outsized camping stone, walks around the hillside, and meets the stream. We will see an outsized boulder or stone near the stream. Then, we follow the paths that take us to Khare. Overnight at the tented camp.
Day 10: Acclimatization and hiking day.
We take an opportunity from a hike and have an acclimatization day at Khare. Besides acclimatization, we hike nearby uphill for hiking training. The training, however, depends upon the supply of snow. Additionally, we hike upward to 5550 meters altitude for an honest view of Mera La and return to Khare. Overnight at the tented camp.
Day 11: Hike from Khare to Mera High Camp (5800 m/ 19024 ft.) Duration: 5-6 hours.
Our route advances to the south marching up the moraine and reaching the lower a part of the Mera Glacier. The hike to crest today is steep, zig-zag and challenging. We have got a careful walk today. We are equipped with crampons. The team climb the ice that's 30-35 degrees, and reach the plateau that takes us to the Mera La. We reach the Mera La Pass after 3-4 hours of hike. Then, we further continue our journey to high camp beneath Mera peak for night stay. Today’s hike gives a powerful view of gigantic northern peak like Mt. Manaslu 8,156 meters/ 26,759 ft., Mt. Everest 8,840 m/ 29,002 ft., and Mt. Nuptse 7,861 m /25,791 ft. From the high camp, we will also see Mt. Cho Oyu 8,188 meters/26,864 ft., and Mt. Kanchanjunga 8,586 m/ 28,169 ft. Overnight at the tented camp.
Day 12: Expedition/ Climb to Mera Peak (6,476 m/ 21,247 ft.) and descend back to Khare (5,025 m/ 16,486 ft.).
We take an early breakfast and make our thanks to the summit of Mera Peak from high camp. The summit to the Mera Peak may be a challenging job but doable. The route to the Mera peak depends upon the conditions of seasons. We climb the summit via the assistance of necessary climbing equipment. As we overcome through the challenges of the summit, we will have a fantastic view of Mt. Baruntse (7,129 m), Chamlang (7319 m), Nau lakh (6,360 m), and Mt. Makalu (8481 m). We will conquer the summit of Mera Peak with the assistance of our climb experts and kinds of kits. We spend around half to 1-hour rejoicing conquer of the summit and sightseeing the encompassing high mountains. Then, we fall back to Khare for our night stay. Overnight at the tented camp.
Day 13: Return to Gothey (3600 m/ 11,812 ft.) from Khare.
After a grand succession of the expedition to the Mera Peak, we descend through the Hinku Valley then, march to the Gothey for night stay. The hike all the way supports us with the magnificent view of the good Himalayas, and delightful scenery. Overnight at the tented camp.
Day 14: Trek to Tuli Kharka (4250 m/ 13,944 ft.) from Gothey.
We take an early breakfast and march between the luxurious forests. We march to the west of the Hinku valley to Tuli Kharka. Overnight at the tented camp.
Day 15: Trek to Lukla via Zatra La (4,600 m/ 15093 ft.).
We to the highest of the Zatrwa La, then descend to the Lulka villages. Within the evening, we enjoy our time within the local tea house. Overnight at the local tea house.
Day 16: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu.
We catch our flight and fly back to Kathmandu. We take you to the hotel. Within the late afternoon or late evening, we walk around Kathmandu, Thamel city for relaxation and enjoyable moments. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 17: Departure from Kathmandu international airport.
We have a farewell program and take you to the international airport for your return to your native destination. We hope to satisfy again for other region exploration. Note: The Everyday doable itinerary may differ up and down, especially within the high altitude region thanks to unfavorable and uncontrollable factors like rainfall, weather, snowfall or avalanche.
Inclusion / Exclusion
Airport Pick-up and drop-off.
3 Nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B.
KTM -Lukla/Luka-KTM- two-way flight.
Peak royalty, National park, and VDC entry fee.
Wages, equipment, Meal, Medical Insurances for staff.
3 times Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) with Tea/Coffee and hot soup.
All the necessary tents, table & chairs, kitchen gears, mattresses EPI Gas, burners, High meal, and general climbing equipment (such as rope, ice screw, snow bar etc.).
Sleeping bag and down jackets (if required) with certain charge.