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Mera Peak Climbing 18 Days

Price Start
USD 1900  Per Person
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Activity Level

Mountain Climbing, Trekking ?

Group Size
1+20
Trip Code:
NLTTM
Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge/Teahouse
Maximum Altitude:
6,461m
Season:
February- May, September-December
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Destination:
Mera Peak
Duration:
18
Grade:
Moderate - Strenuous
Transportation:
Flight
Trip Attraction:

Mera Peak, Everest Region

No of People Price
1-2 1950
3-4 1750
6+ 1650

Trip Highlights

Mera Peak Climbing

 

Get excellent vows of the highest peaks like Mt Everest(8,848m), Mt Lhotse(8516m), Mt Cho Oyu(8,188m), and many more.

Explore the cultural values of Sherpas of the Khumbu region.

Walk through rivers, forests, rocky trails, and snowy paths.

Explore flora and fauna of Nepal.

Trek the trail Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary trekked through.

The Trail to Mera Peak Climbing

Mera Peak is considered to be the tallest peak trekking in Nepal. These 18 days of pure adrenaline and beautiful trail are sure to leave you stunned. Starting from a flight to Lukla, you trek all the way to Khame for the next 7 days. Here you will have your acclimatization day, and preparation to reach the Base Camp. Reaching the base camp, you will then climb all the way to the High Camp of Mera Peak.

Here, acknowledging the weather you will be safely summiting the peak. You will then be descending through the same trail taking you all the way to Lukla in just a couple of days. Thus, from Lukla, you will catch a flight back to Kathmandu ending this journey.

Perks of Mera Peak Climbing

Mera Peak Climbing is considered the tallest peak trekking in Nepal. It lies in the Everest Region and is the highest of the Mahalangur Himalayan Range. The popularity of this trekking adventure has been of interest for many years since Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary summitted it. 

This trip shows you spectacular views of some of the highest peaks in the world, like Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m), Mt. Makalu (8,643 m), and Mt. Lhotse (8,586 m.) Along the way, you will come across numerous gifts of nature like rivers, valleys, forests, glaciers, waterfalls, and many more.

We offer an 18-day package for this adventurous trip, including accommodation facilities. Therefore, You will be under professional guidance and a fun trekking crew with us. Here, we have prepared some details of this trip.

Therefore, Your expedition starts by leaving the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu, for Lukla through a scenic flight. After arriving in Lukla, you will walk up to Chhuthang on the first day of the tour.

Then, we will leave to trek toward Thuli Kharka(4300m) via Zatrawala Pass. After ascending to Thangnak from different stops, our next destination will be Khare, which provides our first glimpses of soon-to-be-climbed Mera Peak. 

Your Himalayan trail starts from the base camp of Mera peak. Furthermore, we will move to Mera High Camp (5,700m) and then to the top of Mera Peak (6,476m). Finally, we summit our goal and start the returning trail.

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Itinerary

On the first day, you will arrive at the Tribhuwan International Airport, where we will receive warm greetings and an introduction. Then, we will take you to your comfy hotel to rest for the day and refresh.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,310m
Meals:
Breakfast

There are too many places in Kathmandu to visit in a day. So, we will visit the most famous sites, explore the city, and buy souvenirs. The highlight of this day is that you will explore the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu, like Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Bauddhanath, and many more, which hold religious significance.

Other historical sites include Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square. We will rest for the day and drop you off at your hotel.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,310m
Meals:
Breakfast

We will board an early flight to Lukla to begin our Mera Peak journey. The flight would be delightful and scenic. Once we arrive there, we will take a permit and head toward Chhuthang. 

We will come across the scattered Sherpa settlements with Buddhist Mani walls and prayer wheels on our way. The trail connects to dense Rhododendron and Pine forests below the Kalo Himal Ridge. Finally, we will stay for the night in Chhuthang.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,800 m (Lukla), 3,020 m (Chhuthang)
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Moving forward, we will head to Thuli Kharka after breakfast. The trail now takes us to a steep hill climb to reach the top of the Zatrawala Pass. We can see scenic views of Kongdi Ri, Karyolang Peak, Number Himal, Lumding Himal, and many more.

Then, we will descend through Yak pasture lands and reach Thuli Kharka within a few hours. We will stay overnight here.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
4,600m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Once you enter the Hinku valley, you will get the first sight of your destination, Mera Peak. Moreover, several other snow-dotted peaks will be teasing the Everest skies, and the view is compelling. 

After the view from the top, you must descend through a sloppy hill. Besides, Kothe lies one uphill climb away from the bank of the Hinku River; you will push for the last stretch of the day to reach Kothe. 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
4,182m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The following day, our river-bordered trail guides us toward Gondishung. Walking in the Mera Peak’s shadow, you will reach Gondishung and have lunch there. A few walks away, you will see a two-century-old Buddhist Gompa, Lungsumgba Gompa. 

People believe lighting the shrine at this Gompa successfully makes the Mera Peak Climbing. Here on, the trail is more accessible to trek so that you can enjoy the beautiful surroundings. You will reach Thangnak with little effort and stay overnight there.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
4,326m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The trail moves towards Khare from Thangnak. Today is a challenging trek day as you must pass through the steep moraine routes. This trial will make posts near the nose of the Hinku Nap and Shar glaciers. Watch out on the track and walk carefully; the glacier’s way is the most difficult.

After that, a steep hill climb will end at Khare. This climb will get steeper than the earlier climbs. The 3 to 4 hours of the uphill climb will end after reaching Khare, where you can get as many Mera peak views as possible. 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
5,000m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After reaching such a height, your body needs time to adapt to the climate and altitude. So, we will rest for this day at Khare and adjust our bodies to the weather. You can go for short hikes, explore the culture, the natural beauty, and many more.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
5,000m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today, we will ascend to the foot of Mera Peak, Mera Base Camp. The path is challenging and heads through steep trails of Mera Glacier. Your Sherpa crew will be there to arrange food and accommodation facilities once you reach Mera Base Camp.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
5,300m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The trail gets slopier as we march toward the Mera High Camp. You will face many rocky paths and slippery climbs. Now, the view of the mountains gets more evident, and you can see the breathtaking scenery of snowy landscapes. Set up a camp and prepare for the climb the next day. 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
5,700m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Finally, the peak ascension day is here. You will be guided thoroughly by our professional team for the exotic climb. Once you reach the peak, you will have an inexplicable feeling of victory. Undoubtedly, the scenery won’t disappoint you either.

Now, we will descend toward Khare to stay for the night and celebrate our successful climb to Mera Peak.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
6,461m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This is an extra day, in case our plans get altered due to climatic conditions and other disturbances.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Our returning trail commences on this day, starting with Kothe. We will move toward our destination after a delightful breakfast. We will also come across Thangnak on our way to Kothe. However, we won’t stay here like before as Kothe is just a few hours away from here.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
4,182m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today’s trail is an uphill climb to Thuli Kharka from Kothe. The path traverses toward Hinku Valley through a forest. You are familiar with this place as we walked through it beforehand. Moreover, you can cover what you missed last time in Thuli Kharka.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
4,600m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The journey now heads toward Lukla. We will reach there going through the Zatrawala Pass once again. Before heading down to Lukla, you can enjoy the views there for a while. Relax in your room for the night in Lukla.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,800m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After spending the victorious night the next day, you’ll return to Kathmandu on the thirteenth day of your trek. Again, after around 40 minutes of a flight back to Kathmandu, you’ll arrive at your comfortable hotel, where you can relax for the day or take a quick nap.

Similarly, you can also take your time to explore the city on the last day. We’ll have a goodbye dinner at night with the whole trekking group. 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,310m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After successful mountain climbing, you deserve a day to yourself. On this day, you will spend your time in Kathmandu city. Moreover, you can explore the culture and have fun.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,310m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Your 18-day trip successfully ends today. So, you’ll be returning home after a long, exhausting, and excellent trek. Today, we’ll drive you to the Tribhuwan International Airport according to your scheduled flight.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,310m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price & Dates

What's Included

  • Pickup and drop from the Tribhuwan International Airport on a private vehicle.
  • Kathmandu one-day sightseeing with guide
  • All ground transportation cost
  • Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu plane flight cost Peak climbing permit.
  • One experienced climbing guide
  • National Park entrance permit.
  • TeaHouses/Lodges Plus Camping combined accommodation throughout the trek – in accordance with the itinerary
  • All 3 meals throughout the trek & climb– Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Basic first aid kits
  • Basic first aid kits
  • All required taxes and necessary paperwork by the government
  • Accident and health insurance for the staff of the expedition.
  • Staff clothing, wages, and insurance
  • Farewell Dinner

Optional Addons

  • Porter

What's Not Included

  • All International Airfares / Airport Taxes.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as bar bill, laundry bill, telephone bill, tips and etc.
  • Personal medical and travel insurance.
  • Helicopter Rescue & Evacuation - If needed.

Mera Peak Facts

~ Trek the trail Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary trekked through.

~ Mera Peak stands to the south of Everest and overlooks the watershed between the valleys of the Hinku and Hongu Drangkas.

~ One can get excellent views of the highest peaks like Mt Everest(8,848m), Mt Lhotse(8516m), Mt Cho Oyu(8,188m), and many more.

~ Explore the cultural values of Sherpas of the Khumbu region.

~ Walk through rivers, forests, rocky trails, and snowy paths.

~ The unique flora and fauna of Mera Peak is fascinating.

How high is Mera Peak, and where is it located?

Mera Peak is one great peak that situates itself at an altitude of 6,476 meters (21,247 feet) above sea level. Located in the Solu Khumbu region of Nepal, this peak is known to provide some of the best views that are known to mankind. However, this climb is somewhat on the difficult side, but with Nepal Lion Treks and the guides we offer, you are sure to summit this peak smoothly.

What is the best time to climb Mera Peak, and how long does it take to reach the summit?

The months of March to May indicate Spring and the months of September to November indicate Autumn is regarded as the best season to climb the Mera Peak. Typically taking about 18 days or more, you reach a maximum altitude of about 6500 meters during the summit. This time includes all your acclimatization days, rest days, and trekking days.

What is the success rate for climbers attempting Mera Peak, and what are the main challenges?

The success rate for climbers that attempt the Mera Peak is typically in the range of around 80%. The main challenge is high altitude, thin air, and unpredictable weather conditions. The technical difficulty of this climb is also great, as an altitude of about 6500 meters becomes quickly fatal. Trekking with Nepal Lion Treks and the guides that we offer, provide the optimal conditions for the most favorable summit.

What kind of training and experience is required for Mera Peak Climbing, and where can I get it?

Climbers that attempt the Mera Peak should have some basics covered. Trekking at such altitude comes with great risks, thus you must be very cautious. Trekkers are expected to have a good level of physical fitness, being able to walk several hours a day. Prior trekking experience is a must with some basic mountaineering skills such as using crampons and ice axes. You can also participate in pre-climbing training programs here in Nepal.

Are there any age restrictions for climbing Mera Peak, and what kind of physical fitness level is required?

Children are not that preferred when it comes to climbing the Mera Peak. Even for a physically active adult, the Mear Peak can be dangerous. Thus, someone with a good level of physical fitness and endurance is a must. Prior to going on this trip, we advise our climbers to consult with their doctor, on whether their body can take such a toll or not.

How safe is it to climb Mera Peak, and what kind of safety measures are in place during the expedition?

Climbing Mera Peak is generally considered safe, as long as the climbers follow the protocol and walk beside the path of their guide. Booking a trip with Nepal Lion Treks, we always make sure to prioritize your safety at the top. With the best possible guides and porters in the whole of Nepal. We also provide you with climbing equipment and plan the itinerary as per your requirement. With moderate acclimatization day and necessary precautions.

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Mera Peak Climbing 18 Days

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