Mera Peak Climbing

19 Day(s) From USD $ 3290 per pax Dates

Overview

Group Size Min 2 - Max 10
Accommodation 4 star hotel in Kathmandu and Teahouse during trek
Difficulty Moderate
Max Alt. 6476

The Mera peak climbing showcases some of the most spectacular scenery throughout the journey to its summit. Mera Peak is best known as Nepal’s highest trekking peak settled at an elevation of 6,476m/21,246ft & is very demanding. Being one of the most alluring trekking peaks in Nepal, it overlooks many of world's highest summits, including the queen Sagarmatha itself (Mt.Everest).

Head deep into the shadow of Himalayas, Tap into Alpine climbing that lives & breathe across celebrated Hinku Valley  & sample some of the 7–8,000m giants. Mera peak alpine climbing involves a culturally stimulating journey through remote picturesque village & virgin forests. Having Proper acclimatization processed underway, we step into Zatrwa La pass where our official climbing takes a leap. All our climbing trips are led by Everest Summiteers sherpas & their years of expertise in Hand, 100% summit success is guaranteed.

Mera peak is high & pretty straightforward which makes climbing fairly easy. It requires little or no technical skills & is ideal for novice climbers. However, Mera peak demands a good level of fitness and strong determination to achieve a summit.

We would like to put Edmund Hillary’s word here "It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves."  Gear up for alpine climbing with a team of crusade Himalaya.

History

  • Mera Peak region was first explored extensively by British Expeditions in Early 50’s Before & after the ascent of Mt. Everest.
  • Team Included: Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay, Eric Shipton & George Lowe
  • In 1953 May 20, Col Jimmy Roberts & Sen Tenzing Made first ascent Of Mera Central.
  • French Climbers Marcel Jolly, G.Baus & L. Honills received the honor to reach the true summit, Mera North in 1975.
  • Some Sources also state that mera peak was climbed on 29 October 1973, Climber included L Limprques, Ang Lhakpa & Two Other Sherpas.
  • Mal Duff & Lan Tattersall made the first ascent of the Southwest Pillar: Mera Peak(6487m).
  • Mera Peak is classified as trekking peak & it contains 3 main Summits: Mera North(6476m), Mera Central(6461m), & Mera south(6065m).
  • Some people often argue on being smaller trekking summit of Mera, visible as a distant summit from south but not marked on the maps.
  • The Elevation of Mera peak is given as 6654m & is claimed to be highest trekking peak.

Major Highlights

  • Summit of highest trekking peak of Nepal
  • Mera Peak, a  viewpoint for 5 of the world's 8000-meter peaks
  • Crossing the Thaksindo and Pangkongma passes, for acclimatization
  • Opportunity to gain proficiency in basic Mountaineering Skills: using ice axe and crampon
  • Certified Climbing Sherpas, Logistics, excellent Kathmandu hotels, and airport transfers
  • Hinku Valley & its high alpine landscape
  • Everest Base camp as an add on for Mera peak climbing
  • Fascinating Sherpa Culture & their long mountaineering history.

Top things to do during Mera Peak Climbing

  • Pick the right gear for this high altitude climb
  • Pick the right date for your climbing experience
  • Take a gradual steps & walk on your own pace while climbing
  • Inspire form sherpas & learn techniques to achieve Mera summit
  • Stay Fit & healthy for this ultimate trek
  • Spend time in tea house near Gokyo valley beneath Cho Oyu
  • Snap a photo with your country flag on achieving summit
  • Try rock climbing course prior to this climbing adventure
  • Take your time to acclimate properly before scaling Mera summit
  • Carry Sunscreen and lip balm, they become necessary while climbing
  • Have travel insurance before undertaking Climbing adventure
  • Drink at least three liters of Water each day.
  • Carry Diamox in case of altitude sickness
  • Follow the instruction of climbing guide
  • Taste Nepali dishes offered at local tea houses, take masala tea
  • Visit Sagarmatha National Park

Physical fitness:

If you happen to trek Nepal’s topmost Everest Base camp Trek, Mera peak climbing is your next challenge. Mera peak doesn’t require technical climbing skills but it does require decent level of physical fitness. Climbing is physically demanding & you will be walking through glacier terrain. Expect to walk on glacier for 5-6 hour to scale summit. Other than that, Mera peak climbing requires basic level of mountaineering skills like: use of crampons, ice axe, etc. Our Sherpa guide will teach some techniques which is plenty. Walk slow, acclimatize, hydrate & eat energetic food you will overcome the summit easily. The straightforward climb makes Mera achievable.

Best time to go:

To scale Mera Summit, a stable weather is must. Even the slight wind could cause serious damage. Need to avoid rainy season & snowfall season. We recommend climbing Mera peak between March-May & October-November. Amid these months, trail is busy & weather is stable as well. which is good for climbing.

What to expect

  • Basic accommodation in tea houses and lodges
  • Limited food item in tea houses
  • Bucket full of boiled water for shower, not facilitated bathrooms
  • Electricity for recharging batteries is available at most lodges. And it’s costs extra.
  • Cost for mineral water
  • Weak Internet connection
  • Sleeping in tents, Camping

Includes & Excludes

What's included ?

  • Accommodation at 4-star Hotel or similar category in Kathmandu
  • All necessary paper work including trekking and climbing permits
  • Company services and all required government taxes/royalties
  • Domestic flights (as per the itinerary)
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag(to be returned after the trek use) Free T-shirt
  • Experienced trekking & climbing guide
  • Free Trip dossiers & other information in a printable format
  • Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
  • Kitchen equipments and camping equipments during climbing period
  • Medical kit (carried by your guide)
  • OPEN & CHOICE: All meals(B,L,D) on trek including tea & coffee
  • Professional Sherpa climbing guide
  • Signature Accommodations-Best Available in the mountains
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
  • Tea House + Camping combined accommodation during trek – as per itinerary
  • Two Clients One Porter for trekking Part, one extra Porter for Climbing Part
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at finest local restaurant

What's excluded ?

  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage, cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
  • Extra Guide or Porter
  • Extra night accommodation in case of early arrival or late departure
  • Hot Shower, Wi-Fi, Power charging during the trekking or mountaineering
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.
  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Personal climbing gears
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Services not listed in the ‘What Is Included’ section
  • Your travel insurance that covers Helicopter evacuation as well as medical expenses and trip cancellation.

Detailed Itinerary (15 Days)

  • Day 1 : Arrival In Kathmandu

    We are delighted to provide an airport pickup service as an innovative customer offering, so our chauffeur will assist you with baggage & escort you to your Hotel. He will also help you with the check-in. Later in the evening, we will be hosting a welcome dinner

    Highlights:  Music, Cultural dance, the lively Thamel, one-stop shop for backpackers, clubs & pubs, an array of restaurants.

    Accommodation: Kathmandu 4 star hotel.

    Elevation: 1,400 metres

  • Day 2 : Fly to Lukla and Trek to Paiya

    Flight:  30 minute

    Difficulty: Easy

    Accommodation: Basic teahouse

    Elevation: 2730m

    Topography:  forest trail, bridge crossings, gradual inclines

    Highlights: Enthralling Lukla flight, Tenzing-Hillary airport in Lukla, Handi Khola, Surke Village, Chutok La pass

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 3 : Trek from Paiya to Panggom La

    Walking hours: 5-6

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 2800m

    Topography:  steep inclines, narrow trail, farmlands

    Highlights: rhododendron & bamboo forests, Dudh Kosi Valley, Panggom Village, Kari La pass

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 4 : Trek from Panggom to Ningbo

    Walking hours: 5-6

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 3672m

    Topography:  Gradual ascends, Steady path

    Highlights: Panggom La pass, Peseng Kharka Khola, Peeng Kharka Danda, Ningbo Khola, Ningbo village

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 5 : Trek to Bamboo Camp

    Walking hours: 5-6

    Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 3,145m

    Topography:  zigzag trail, uphill climbs, river crossings

    Highlights: Ramailo Danda, Chhatra Khola, Makalu Barun National Park, views- Mera Peak and Salpa.

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 6 : Trek to Kothe

    Walking hours: 6-7

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Guesthouse

    Elevation: 3,691m

    Topography:  forested lands, gradual descends

    Highlights: Majang Khola, Hinku Khola,  Tashing Ongma, Sanu Khola

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 7 : Kothe to Thaknak

    Walking hours: 3-4

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 4,358m

    Topography:  river crossings, uphill climbs

    Highlights: lush forests, Hinku Khola, Lungsumgba Gompa

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 8 : Acclimatization Day Thaknak

    Today is the acclimatization day to prepare ourselves for mera peak climb. Our will make sure all the equipment are set. He will teach some basic climbing techniques to achieve mera peak.

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 9 : Trek from Thaknak to Khare

    Walking hours: 2-3

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 5,045m

    Topography:  steep inclines, rocky trail, glacier walk

    Highlights: Hinku Nup, Shar glaciers, Tsho (Lake Sabai) glacial lake views- Charpate Himal, Northern face of Mera peak

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 10 : Trek from Khare to Mera La

    Walking hours: 4-5

    Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous

    Accommodation: Camping

    Elevation: 5,554

    Topography: rocky patches,  snow slopes, glacier walk

    Highlights: Views -Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, the south face of Lhotse, Nuptse, Chamlang and Baruntse

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 11 : Contingency day / Skills refresher

    To achieve the Mera summit we need to hit the trail before noon so we take a day off to gear up for next day. The weather is quite stable in the morning which is the right time to scale the summit

  • Day 12 : Mera La to High Camp

    Walking hours: 3-4

    Difficulty: Strenuous/Difficult

    Accommodation: Camping

    Elevation: 5,800m

    Topography:  steep slopes, glacier walks,  crossing snow ridge

    Highlights: Absolute delight. Views-Mt. Everest (8,848m), Cho-Oyu (8,210m), Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,463m), Kangchenjunga (8,586m), Nuptse (7,855m), Chamlang (7,319m), Baruntse (7, 129m)  & many more.

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 13 : Ascend Mera Peak & Trek to Khare

    Today we scale for Mera summit. We start our climb early morning & continue up the glacier onto a peculiar ridge. We take gradual steps & fix ropes whenever required.

  • Day 14 : Trek from Khare to Kothe

    Walking hours: 4-5

    Difficulty: Moderate/Difficult

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 3600m

    Topography:  Steep slopes, icy paths

    Highlights: meadows and lush plains, Mountain views

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 15 : Trek from Khote to Chetera La

    Walking hours: 4-5

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 4,150m

    Topography:  Long descends, River crossings

    Highlights: Inkhu River,  Taktho, Prayers flags

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 16 : Chetera La to Lukla via Zatrwa La Pass

    Walking hours: 4-5

    Difficulty: Moderate/strenuous

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 4,580m - Zatrwa La Pass & 2840 - Lukla

    Topography:  Gradual ascends & descends, river crossings, rocky trail

    Highlights: Inkhu River,  Taktho, Chortens and prayer walls

    Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 17 : Fly to Kathmandu

    Accommodation: 4-star Hotel

    Elevation: 1400m

    Highlights: Bird's eye view of forested lands, hills, breathtaking flight

  • Day 18 : Free day at Kathmandu

    Highlights: Any 4 World Heritage sites:

    Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath and Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Basantapur Durbar Square

    Accommodation: 4-star Hotel

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch & Farewell dinner

  • Day 19 : Departure from Kathmandu

    Today as per your flight schedule,  our chauffeur will take you to the airport from this amazing country, Nepal

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