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Mera Peak Climbing

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Max. Elevation
6461 m / 21197 ft
Group size
Min 1
Level
Difficult
Transportation
Kathmandu to Lukla & back by Twin Otter Flight
Best Season
Oct and May
Starts at / Ends at
kathmandu / kathmandu
Accomodation
Guest House, Lodge, Tent
Meals

Highlights

  • Ascend Nepal's highest trekking peak
  • Spectacular views of Everest, Makalu, and Cho Oyu
  • Trek through Sherpa villages and rhododendron forests
  • Experienced Sherpa guides for safe ascent
  • Summit day sunrise over the Himalayas

Overview

Mera Peak Climbing offers a thrilling adventure amidst the towering peaks of the Himalayas. The journey begins with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, followed by a trek through picturesque Sherpa villages and rhododendron forests. As the trek progresses, the landscape transforms into rugged terrain, with stunning views of snow-capped mountains. Along the way, trekkers acclimatize gradually, ensuring a safe ascent to Mera Peak. Base Camp serves as a resting point before the final push to the summit. The climb to Mera Peak offers a challenging yet achievable experience, with breathtaking panoramas of Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and other neighboring peaks. The summit day begins before dawn, with a steep ascent through snow and ice, guided by experienced Sherpa climbers. As the first light illuminates the Himalayan landscape, reaching the summit of Mera Peak becomes a moment of triumph and exhilaration. After soaking in the spectacular views from the summit, trekkers descend to Base Camp and continue their journey back to Lukla. Mera Peak Climbing is a memorable expedition that combines adventure, stunning scenery, and a sense of accomplishment in conquering one of Nepal's highest trekking peaks.

Mera Peak Climbing expedition promises an exhilarating adventure amidst the pristine wilderness of the Himalayas in Nepal. Standing tall at an elevation of 6,476 meters (21,247 feet), Mera Peak is the highest trekking peak in Nepal and offers a challenging yet achievable ascent for climbers with moderate mountaineering experience. The journey typically begins with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, followed by a trek through picturesque Sherpa villages, dense forests, and high-altitude landscapes, gradually ascending towards the base of Mera Peak.

As climbers make their way towards the peak, they are treated to panoramic views of some of the world's highest mountains, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga. Along the way, they acclimatize to the altitude and immerse themselves in the rich Sherpa culture, staying in cozy teahouses and interacting with the friendly locals.

Upon reaching Mera Peak Base Camp, climbers undergo thorough preparations and training sessions with experienced guides and Sherpa climbers. The climb to the summit of Mera Peak involves traversing a glacier, navigating crevasses, and ascending steep snow slopes, requiring the use of crampons, ice axes, and ropes.

As climbers ascend higher, they are rewarded with breathtaking views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks and the vast expanse of pristine wilderness below. The final push to the summit is a test of endurance and determination, culminating in a triumphant moment as climbers stand atop the summit of Mera Peak, surrounded by panoramic vistas of snow-capped peaks stretching as far as the eye can see.

Reaching the summit of Mera Peak is a moment of achievement and exhilaration, as climbers celebrate their accomplishment and soak in the awe-inspiring beauty of the Himalayas. After capturing memorable photographs and enjoying the views, climbers descend back to Base Camp and continue their journey back to Lukla, concluding an unforgettable adventure in the heart of the Himalayas.

A Mera Peak Climbing expedition is a challenging yet rewarding experience that offers climbers the opportunity to push their limits, conquer a Himalayan summit, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Trip Itinerary

Your journey commences with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, offering stunning aerial views of the Himalayas. Upon arrival, embark on a trek to Paiya, traversing the picturesque Chutok La Pass. The 5-6 hour trek introduces you to the enchanting landscapes of the region, characterized by lush greenery and charming villages. Spend the night in a teahouse or lodge at an altitude of 2,730 m.

After breakfast, continue your trek towards Panggom, a scenic village perched on a ridge overlooking the Dudh Koshi River valley. The trail meanders through rhododendron forests and charming Sherpa settlements, providing stunning views of the surrounding mountains. As you ascend, soak in the serene ambiance of the Himalayan wilderness. Arrive in Panggom and spend the night in a teahouse, savoring the hospitality of the local community.

Today's trek takes you to Ningsow, a quaint village situated amidst terraced fields and rhododendron forests. The trail ascends gradually, offering panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks and picturesque valleys below. Pass through traditional Sherpa villages and interact with the friendly locals along the way. Arrive in Ningsow and relax at your teahouse, enjoying the peaceful surroundings and warm hospitality.

Depart Ningsow and trek towards Chhatra Khola, a scenic river valley nestled between towering mountains. The trail descends steeply through lush forests and crosses several suspension bridges over the rushing waters of the Dudh Koshi River. Enjoy the mesmerizing views of waterfalls and cascading streams as you make your way to Chhatra Khola. Arrive at your teahouse and rest your weary legs after a day of trekking.

Continue your journey towards Kothe, a charming village located at the confluence of the Dudh Koshi and Hinku rivers. The trail follows the banks of the river, passing through dense forests and rhododendron groves. Marvel at the natural beauty of the surrounding landscape and keep an eye out for wildlife along the way. Arrive in Kothe and settle into your teahouse for the night, enjoying the tranquil atmosphere of this remote mountain village.

Today's trek takes you to Thaknak, a small settlement nestled amidst rugged terrain and towering peaks. The trail ascends gradually, offering stunning views of the surrounding mountains, including Mera Peak looming in the distance. Pass through yak pastures and moraine fields as you approach Thaknak, where you'll spend the night in a teahouse. Take some time to rest and acclimatize to the increasing altitude in preparation for the days ahead.

Proceed to Khare, trekking through Dig Kharka and enjoying panoramic views of Charpate Himal, Hinku Nup, and Shar Glaciers. The 2-3 hour trek offers a glimpse into the rugged beauty of the high-altitude landscape. Spend the night in a teahouse or lodge at an altitude of 5,045 m.

Today is dedicated to climbing training and acclimatization in Khare. Receive instruction from experienced guides on using climbing equipment, rope techniques, and safety procedures. Practice essential skills such as ice axe arrest, crampon use, and glacier travel to ensure a safe and successful ascent of Mera Peak. Rest and hydrate in preparation for the summit push in the coming days.

Set out early for a challenging trek to Mera High Camp, situated at an altitude of approximately 5,800 meters. The trail ascends steeply through rocky terrain and snow-covered slopes, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. As you climb higher, the air becomes thinner, and the landscape becomes more rugged and remote. Arrive at Mera High Camp and prepare for the summit bid the following day. Rest and hydrate in preparation for the challenging ascent ahead.

Rise before dawn for the highlight of your adventure: the summit attempt of Mera Peak. Begin your ascent under the glow of headlamps, following the steep snow and ice slopes towards the summit. Navigate crevasses and icy ridges with the assistance of your experienced guides, taking regular breaks to rest and hydrate. Reach the summit of Mera Peak and celebrate your achievement with awe-inspiring views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks. Descend carefully back to Mera High Camp and continue to Khare, where you'll spend the night celebrating your successful summit.

This day serves as a buffer in case of unfavorable weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances during the expedition. If the summit attempt was successful on the previous day, you can use this day for rest and relaxation in Khare or explore the surrounding area. Alternatively, it can be utilized as an additional acclimatization day before descending to lower elevations.

 Begin your descent as you trek back to Kothe, retracing your steps through familiar trails and picturesque landscapes. The 4-5 hour trek offers a chance to reflect on your summit achievement and enjoy the tranquility of the mountains. Spend the night in a teahouse or lodge at an altitude of 3,600 m.

Continue your descent towards Thuli Kharka, a picturesque village situated amidst lush forests and rolling hills. The trail offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains as it winds its way through rhododendron forests and alpine meadows. Arrive in Thuli Kharka and spend the night in a teahouse, enjoying the tranquility of this remote mountain retreat.

On the final day of your trek, descend from Thuli Kharka to Lukla, where your journey began. Enjoy the last day of trekking as you pass through charming villages and lush forests, savoring the sights and sounds of the Himalayas. Arrive in Lukla and celebrate the completion of your Mera Peak climbing expedition with your trekking crew. Spend the night in Lukla, reminiscing about the highlights of your adventure.

Bid farewell to the mountains as you board an early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Enjoy stunning aerial views of the Himalayas one last time before touching down in Kathmandu. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and spend the day at leisure, exploring the vibrant streets of the capital city or simply relaxing and reminiscing about your epic adventure in the Himalayas.

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Includes

  • Kathmandu Domestic Airport Picks up and drop.
  • Kathmandu to Lukla and back Flight Fares with Airport Taxes.
  • Everyday Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner as per above itinerary.
  • Teahouse/Lodge Accommodation while on Trek.
  • Tent accommodation while on climbing to Mera Peak.
  • An English Speaking Government Licence Holder Climbing Guide.
  • One Porter for Two Climbers.
  • Guide and Porter Salary, Insurance and Accommodation.
  • Climbing Special Permits.
  • All Government Taxes.
  • Assistance in case of Emergency Evacuation.

Doesn't Include

  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Travel Insurance of Trekkers.
  • Bar Bills like Mineral Water, Beer, Whiskey etc.
  • International Air Fares.
  • Nepal Visa.
  • Tips and Gratitudes to Guide and Porters.
  • Use of Wi-Fi, Phone Calls, and Personal Expenses.
  • Rest of all that are not mentioned in Cost Inclusive.a
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