Mera Peak Climbing
Mera Peak (6,476 m)
Autumn & Spring
- Climb to the summit of the prominent Mera Peak.
- Tour the ancient heritage sites of the Kathmandu valley.
- Aerial view of the Himalayan landscapes to and from Lukla.
- Get along with the friendly Sherpa people and discover their culture and lifestyle.
- Try out the unique delicacies of Nepalese and Tibetan cuisines.
- An outlook to eight-thousander like Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and Lhotse.
- Learn climbing techniques from highly skilled Sherpas and guides.
- Walk through the diverse terrains.
- Embrace the awe-inspiring view from Mera Peak’s summit.
Climbing the Mera Peak is a new and thrilling experience that not only tests your physical endurance but also offers a chance to witness breathtaking views over the Everest Range.
The greatest place to begin your ascent is Mera Peak. Mountaineering requires less technical expertise. You can discover and gain knowledge about what it takes to reach a pinnacle. You can improve your abilities in belaying and rappelling, using crampons, climbing rough slopes, etc. Additionally, the peak offers views of the five eight-thousanders.
One of the tallest trekking peaks in Nepal is Mera Peak. The peak’s primary three peaks are Mera North, Mera Central, and Mera South. It is regarded as the starting point for climbing Mount Everest.
You can enjoy the delight of experiencing Sherpa culture and cuisine in addition to climbing. Discover the forests, glaciers, and sceneries. Spend time with those who live in mountains. High altitude night spent in a tent. and so forth.
- Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival
- Day 2: Kathmandu Tour and Expedition Preparation (or Spare Day)
- Day 3: Flight to Lukla and trek to Chhuthang
- Day 4: Trek from Chhuthang to Thuli Kharka
- Day 5: Trek from Thuli Kharka to Kothe
- Day 6: Trek from Kothe to Thangnak
- Day 7: Trek from Thangnak to Khare
- Day 8: Acclimatization Day - Khare
- Day 9: Trek from Khare to Mera High Camp
- Day 10: High Camp to Summit and descend to Khare
- Day 11: Reserve Day
- Day 12: Trek from Khare to Kothe
- Day 13: Trek from Kothe to Thuli Kharka
- Day 14: Trek from Thuli Kharka to Lukla
- Day 15: Flight back to Kathmandu
- Day 16: Final Departure
Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival
When you arrive at the airport, one of our representatives will be there to welcome you. You’ll ride in a car to get to the hotel. Up until you check in, the hotel staff will provide you with information. You can then take a short nap in the hotel.
The hotel’s surroundings include attractions to visit. You can take a stroll to get a feel for the area when you have free time. Alternatively, you can discover the area’s eateries and shops based on your preferences.
You will be given a brief explanation of the trek to the summit later that evening. A welcome supper with Nepali folk performances will be provided along with that.
Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Kathmandu Tour and Expedition Preparation (or Spare Day)
Nepal’s main city, Kathmandu, is rich in both religious and cultural elements. It is located at the nation’s center. The city’s distinctive charm is surrounded by a variety of cultural heritage sites. A few of them have been designated as world heritage sites. Some of them include Bouddhanath Stupa, Swayambunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
You must tour historical sites once you get in Kathmandu. You should invest your significant time in it. The sites cannot all be seen in a single day, though. You must decide on two or three locations to visit. The rest of the day will be guided appropriately by the team.
There will be time for shopping, which is essential for trekking, after a long day of exertion. You will therefore return to the hotel to get ready for the upcoming journey.
Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 3: Flight to Lukla and trek to Chhuthang
The journey to Mera Peak begins today. The day is about the flight to Lukla with a scenic aerial view. Soon after the landing, there will be an uphill hike to Chhuthang.
You will fly to the airport in Lukla after a leisurely breakfast. Aerial vistas of lush woodland hills, landscapes, mountains, and more will dazzle your eyes during the journey. The rest of the team will be waiting for you in Lukla to lead you down a challenging trek.
After a brief period of recuperation, the journey begins, traveling east of the town of Lukla. Buddhist shrines and Sherpa communities can be seen along the walk. Just below Kalo Himal’s ridge, there is a dense forest that you pass through as you go. There are numerous streams along the trail that go to Chhuthang.
Overnight in Chhuthang.
Day 4: Trek from Chhuthang to Thuli Kharka
The journey from Chhuthang to Thuli Kharka is somewhat challenging. The road is rocky and incline. You arrive at the summit of Zatrawala Pass following an upward climb. Amazing views may be seen from the top. Numerous beautiful peaks are seen, including Karyolang Peak, Kongdi Ri, Number Himal, and Lumding Himal.
You continue walking after leaving the Pass along the plain path. After that, you travel to Chhatre. It ultimately leads to Thuli Kharka. You may see scenery and yak grazing grounds when traveling to Thuli Kharka.
Overnight in Thuli Kharka.
Day 5: Trek from Thuli Kharka to Kothe
The track now includes both ascents and descents. Beginning with a gentle descent, the trip leads to the Khumbu region’s Hinku valley. Your journey becomes difficult after a while of hiking due to several uphills and downhills. On the other hand, you may see forests full of pine and rhododendron trees.
The first sight of Mera Peak as you go away from the valley gives you more incentive to keep going. After that, you make a reckless descent on a virtually vertical hill. For your safety, you must proceed cautiously. The Hinku Valley’s riverbed is then reached.
The trail now climbs higher to Kothe after reaching the riverbank. The Hinku valley is to the west of Kothe.
Overnight in Kothe.
Day 6: Trek from Kothe to Thangnak
Traveling to Thangnak is a lot of fun. You start your day by walking along the riverbed of the Hinku valley after breakfast at Kothe. You follow the way to Gondishung.
The 200-year-old Lungsumgba Gompa is up ahead on the trail. Gompa is the name for a Buddhist temple. After worshiping at the Gompa, it is thought that one will successfully reach Mera Peak. The crew therefore prays for their summit effort to be successful.
There is a drawing of Mera mountain after a brief hike. You can capture it on camera as a memento. Thangnak, a region that is primarily a pasture land, will be the next stop after that.
Overnight in Thangnak.
Day 7: Trek from Thangnak to Khare
The journey to Khare today is difficult. Rock fragments and huge sediments are everywhere throughout the trek. However, the guide makes sure you arrive at your destination safely and correctly.
You need to ascend past the Dig Glacier after leaving Thangnak. You can catch a glimpse of the glacier-fed Charpati lake. Following that, you travel to Dig Kharka. You may currently see Charpati Himal, Kyeshar Glacier, and Mera Peak’s breathtaking splendor.
You reach Hinku Nup and Shar glacier as you continue to ascend. You reach Khare at a specific time after that. Khare is essentially the base camp for Mera Peak. From here, it is possible to see Mera Peak’s north face.
Overnight in Khare.
Day 8: Acclimatization Day - Khare
Today is a day of rest after climbing to a higher altitude. It does not imply inactivity or bed rest. You must become accustomed to the rising elevation and flexible with it. Altitude sickness can be brought on by hiking above 5,000 meters. As a result, your body requires time to adjust.
You’ll learn how to belay and rappel during your rest day at Khare in preparation for the climb. On a slippery rock, you discover how to ascend or descend. This is a practice climb before the climb. For the Summit, you will have the opportunity to learn from knowledgeable guides and Sherpas.
It’s time to set up your climbing equipment and tools for tomorrow’s peak late in the evening. If not, you can rent the necessary equipment.
Overnight in Khare.
Day 9: Trek from Khare to Mera High Camp
Ascent towards Mera High Camp makes the journey more difficult. You leave early in the morning to hike up a high incline. This takes you to Mera La Pass, from which you have excellent views of the mountain.
You then climb to get to Mera Glacier. The path leads in the direction of Mera High Camp. The Sherpas will set up a tent for you to stay in once they transport your belongings to the High Camp. Amazing views of Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu are available from High Camp.
A long day calls for an early night. This is due to the fact that you leave early for the Summit.
Overnight at tented camp in Mera High Camp.
Day 10: High Camp to Summit and descend to Khare
The Summit Day is right now. This is the day you’ve been waiting for. Due to strong wind gusts on the route to Mera Peak during the noon hour, the summit might be exceedingly difficult. So the climb begins at a very early hour, perhaps at 1 or 2 am. You make your way to the summit of Mera Peak under the right direction of the guide and Sherpas.
At the summit, you can experience a once-in-a-lifetime moment. A moment of joy and celebration for the success. the accomplishment of which you had dreamed since the first day. Enjoy the stunning views of eight-thousanders, including Makalu, Kanchenjunga, and Mount Everest.
You and the team descend the same path back to Khare after enjoying some time at the summit.
Overnight in Khare.
Day 11: Reserve Day
The weather is the worst part of mountain climbing. It can change at any time. The weather can be stormy, windy, snowy, and many other things at any time. This makes it challenging to reach the summit and poses a risk to your safety. A backup day is therefore necessary in case of adverse weather. If the weather is calm and clear, you can still make it to the summit.
Day 12: Trek from Khare to Kothe
Most likely, the route from Khare back to Kothe will be downhill. Retracing your steps, you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the same landscape, dense rhododendron and pine forests, rock outcroppings, peaks, pasture plains, and many more. Along with the distance traveled, you may feel the height drop. hence, get to Kothe.
Overnight in Kothe.
Day 13: Trek from Kothe to Thuli Kharka
The return trip along the same path is uphill and downhill all the way to Thuli Kharka. Rhododendrons line the path as you make your way to the Hinku valley. You reach Thuli Kharka by a difficult trail.
You can once again spend your time having fun in Thuli Kharka. Spend a moment admiring the breathtaking vista of the Mera Peak one more time.
Overnight in Thuli Kharka.
Day 14: Trek from Thuli Kharka to Lukla
The conclusion of the ascent to the Summit is in sight. The Thuli Kharka is left empty after breakfast.
You ascend to Zatrawala Pass and then descend from there. You can once more take in the expansive vistas of the Alps at the Pass. From here, take the Zatrawala Pass to Lukla.
After the lengthy trek, you can shower and change at Lukla. Explore Lukla on foot or relax in a restaurant or cafe.
Overnight in Lukla.
Day 15: Flight back to Kathmandu
The Mera Peak venture is now complete. After a tearful breakfast, catch an early flight to Kathmandu. Finally, enjoy the overhead views of the varied geography and bid farewell with the hope of returning.
The authorities will direct you to the hotel after you get in Kathmandu. Take a bath, then get dressed. At the hotel, there will be a goodbye meal.
Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 16: Final Departure
Following breakfast, a van will take you to the airport. We hope you had a nice time and welcome you back to see us soon for more happy occasions and exciting excursions.
What is included in Mera Peak Climbing
- Airport pick-up and drive to the hotel
- All road transportation
- 2 nights stay in Kathmandu
- Internal Flight (where necessary)
- A certified English speaking Guide for the trek
- Permits throughout the trek
- Kits such as sleeping bag and puffer jacket
- Meals as stated above
- Confirm Booking
- First aid tools
- Local taxes
What is Excluded
- Personal Expense
- Gear for trekking
- Any kinds of drinks
- Tips to guide and porter
- Travel Insurance
- Emergency Evacuation
- Nepal Entry Visa Fee
- International Flight
Various things influence the pursuit of mountain climbing. A season is one example.
The Summit is always at its best in the fall and spring. Strong gusts, heavy snowfall, and other adverse weather conditions are less likely due to the favorable weather. As a result, going hiking will be convenient. and soaring
The weather can be a challenge for trekking in the winter and summer (monsoon). The worst seasons for trekking are marked by intense precipitation and snowfall.
Gear and Equipment
When you climb, you’ll need more than just your body and eyes. Before you go on a climb, you need to make sure that you have all the gear and equipment necessary for peak climbing. Here’s an overview of what gear climbers need and what not to forget.
- Climbing helmet
- Down suit
- Ice axe
- Lock carabiners
- Unlock carabiners
- Prusik loops
- Tape slings
- Sun cap
- Neck Gaiter
- UV protection sunglasses
- UV protection Glacier Glasses
- Fleece hat
- Woolen cap
- Snow goggle
- Thermo coat
- Mid-weight top
- Heavy top
- Fleece Jacket
- Mountaineering jacket
- Down jacket
- Windproof jacket
- Cotton tee for base camp
- Thin fleece gloves
- Wind stopper fleece gloves
- Heavy gloves
- Summit gloves
- Lightweight, long pants
- Mid-weight long pants
- Heavyweight pants
- Mountaineering pants
- Down Pants
- Waterproof pant
- Summit shoes
- Regular socks
- Summit socks
- Trekking shoes
- Camp boots
- Base camp slipper
- Wet tissue
- Multifunctional soap
- Garbage bag
- Duffle bags
- Waterproof large stuff sacks
- Waterproof small stuff sacks
- Day pack
- Water bottle
- Lip guard
- Emergency medical kit