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Mera Peak Climbing - 6470m

Mera Peak Climbing - 6470m

Facts About Trip

Days 13
Grade Moderate to Hard
Best month October/November/December, April/May/June
Maxi Elevation Mera Peak summit 6,470m
Group size Minimum two people
Accommodation Lodge accommodation/camping services
Meal Choose your own meal on trek
Starts From Flight: Kathmandu/Ramechhap - Lukla
End at Flight: Lukla - Kathmandu/Ramechhap

Overview And Highlights

Mera Peak Climbing is an arduous but rewarding trek that leads to the summit of Mera Peak, at 6,470 meters (21,190 feet) the highest mountain in the Khumbu region of Nepal. The views from the top of mera peak expedition are nothing short of spectacular, with panoramic vistas of some of the world's most famous peaks including Everest, Lhotse, and Cho Oyu.

The Mera peak is the highest trekking peak in Everest region includes base camp, mera high camp, and summit. The trekking peaks is best for technical climbing practice. You will get mountaineering equipment practice.

The Mera Peak Climbing route begins at the village of Lukla, located in the Khumbu Valley. After a brief trek up the Dudh Kosi Valley, the trail reaches the village of Namche Bazaar, home to the largest community of Sherpas in Nepal. From here, the route ascends to the first Mera peak lies at La Pass at 5,415 meters (17,769 feet), before making the final push to the summit. Mera peak base camp is fully organized camps for camping.

The Mera Peak Climbing route is considered a moderate to difficult trek, with a high degree of physical fitness required. The altitude can also be challenging, so it is important to take adequate time to acclimatize in the weeks leading up to the trek. A Mera Peak Climbing permit is required and can be obtained through the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).

Mera Peak Climbing Gears

Mera Peak expedition, the highest trekking peak in Nepal at 21,247 ft. Whether you want to attempt the summit or just go along for the trek, you will feel as though you have taken part in a real Himalayan expedition. You need proper climbing gear. We need to prepare climbing and trekking equipment. Mera Peak Climbing at Glance

Trip Duration: 14 Days

Maximum Altitude: 6,470 meters

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Suitable Trekking Season: Spring/Autumn

Trekking Mode: Camping/Lodges

Start/Finish: Kathmandu/Kathmandu

Trek Highlights

  1. Trekking to the highest peak (6,470m) of Nepal.

  2. Witness the majestic views of multiple snow-covered mountains.

  3. Experience the warm hospitality of the Khumbu region

  4. Trek along with the beautiful landscapes and explore the nature

Mera Peak Climbing Route

Mera Peak climbing is considered one of the longer trekking destinations that can last up to 13 days. Well, the trek begins from the capital city, Kathmandu with the flight towards Lukla. After the 35 minutes of flight, the trek begins up to Chhuthang.

Throughout the highest trekking peak, you will experience the diverse landscapes and cross multiple high passes that include Mera Base Camp (5,300m), Mera High Camp (5,700m), and Mera Peak (6,470m).

With the successful trek and summit of Mera Peak, we head back to the villages and then back to the Lukla to catch the flight back to Kathmandu where the expedition ends.

Day-to-Day Itinerary Mera Peak Climbing

Day 01 Flight: Kathamndu to Lukla and trek to Chutanga 3100m. 

Day 02 Trek Chutanga Zatra La Pass 4,600m. 

Day 03 Trek Chatrarbu (Thuli Khark) – Kothey 3090m. 

Day 04 Trek Kothey – Thangnak 4,355m. 

Day 05 Trek Thangnak – Khare 5,095m. 

Day 06 Khare – acclimatization day for climbing and short hiking around the place. 

Day 07 Trek Khare Mera Base Camp – High Camp 5,800m. 

Day 08 Today climb high camp – Mera peak 6,470m Summit. 

Day 09 Trek Khare – Kotey.  Day 10 Trek Kothey – Chatrarbu (Thuli Khark). 

Day 11 Trek Chatrarbu (Thuli Khark) to Lukla. 

Day 12 Flight: Lukla to Kathmandu.

Best Time to Climb Mera Peak

Planning and executing the high passes expedition in Nepal, the best time is during Spring and Autumn when the climate and temperature are stable and favorable for all the trekkers.

During these seasons, there are fewer chances of snowfall and rainfall which can make the trek even more difficult. So, it is always advised to execute the trek during the Spring (March to May) or Autumn (September to November) season.

Furthermore, during the Spring season, you can witness the clear and majestic view of the Mountains.

Permits Required for Mera Peak Climbing

To climb Mera Peak, you would require a permit for which you have to pay a certain amount to the Nepal Mountaineering Association. However, the cost of the permit differs as per the season.

During the Spring season, the cost rises up to USD250 while the price declines up to USD125 during the Autumn season. Moreover, during the off-season, Winter, and summer seasons, the cost for the permit is only USD70.

Furthermore, during the trek, you would require two permits:

  1. Local area permits cost around NRs 2000 which is approximate USD20

  2. Makalu Barun National Park entry permit costs around

  3. NRs 1500 for SAARC country citizens

  4. NRs 3000 for other country citizens

Documents Required for the Permits

To receive a permit from the government, you would need some documents along with you which are listed below:

1. 2 passport-sized photos 2. A photocopy of your passport 3. Correctly filled permit forms 4. The required costs for the permit 5. Travel insurance for high altitude climbs as helicopter rescues are funded by this insurance for food and Accommodation.

As the trek trails towards the rural areas with difficult transportation services, there aren't many options to choose from for food and accommodations. Talking about the food that you will receive throughout the treks is the Nepalese common meal, dal bhat.

However, you get to enjoy noodles, soup, tea, roti, wheat bread, on the teahouses and lodges. Similarly, talking about the accommodation throughout the tallest trekking peak, you will have decent lodges and hotels at the lower altitude levels with more population.

As you rise up towards the high altitude levels with a few populations, the lodges you can expect are with the cozy room, twin beds, mattresses, blankets, and shared toilets.

While trekking, it is always better to carry a sleeping bag to protect yourself from cold and have comfortable sleep.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How difficult is the Mera Peak Climbing?

Mera Peak is considered to be moderate-level trekking as the trek is quite easy that even people with less experience can attempt the trek. However, as the trek includes a high altitude zone of over 6000+, you should be aware of altitude sickness.

2. Will I get a porter to carry my luggage and backpacks?

Yes, you can hire a personal porter to carry your backpacks during the expedition. But it might cost you some extra charge to hire a porter.

3. What are the possibilities of internet or telephone service throughout the trek?

Throughout the trek, you can have easy access to both internet and telephone service. Also, using a satellite phone requires additional costs.

Cost Includes

  • Return transfers from International and Domestic airports to your hotel.

  • One night stay at the Hotel in Kathmandu.

  • All government taxes and Everest national park entry fees.

  • TIMS CARD (Trekking Information Management System).

  • Mera peak (6,654m) permits USD $ 250 per person.

  • Garbage deposit.

  • Required number of experienced English-speaking guides and support staff (we pay for their daily wages, insurance, trekking equipment, food, and accommodation).

  • Twin-sharing lodge accommodation during the trek on tea house services and camping services.

  • necessary ground transportation depending upon your request (via tourist bus or private vehicle).

  • Experience climbing guide during the climbing period & and his wages.

  • Camping services during the climbing period and including your all meals (Lunch/dinner and breakfast).

  • lodge accommodation during the tea houses trek.

  • Trekking maps.

  • Rubbish disposal.

  • PNT service charge and government taxes.

  • Emergency first aid kid.

  • required fixed and dynamic rope during the climbing period.

  • climbing personal gear.

  • Climbing High food.

  • sleeping bag/warm down jacket and walking poles if necessary.

  • Domestic flight ticket guest: Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu.

  • Domestic flight ticket guide: Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu.

 An emergency first aid kit is carried by the support staff at all times.

 During tea house treks our guests pay for their food (breakfast/lunch/dinner) at the lodge while we provide guides/accommodation/necessary permits and transportation.

 Mineral waters are available at all stops during tea house treks. You can also use tap water if you choose to use water purification tablets.

Climbing equipment: – (Warm down jackets, sleeping bags, warm trousers, koflach shoes, trekking shoes and sandals, perfectly fitting crampons, gaiters, jumar, gloves, sunglasses, headlight, helmet, harness belt, figure – 8.

Cost Excludes

  • All meals in Kathmandu and on the tea house trek

  • Tips to guides and support staff.

  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergency).

  • Your Internal flight tickets (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu).

  • Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetazolamide etc).

  • Personal expenses and any other unforeseen expenses.

  • Personal trekking equipment

Mera Peak Climbing Equipment

Located in Nepal, Mera Peak is the highest peak in Nepal. The highest point on island peak of Mera Peak is 6,476 meters above sea level. This peak provides the best views of the Himalayas, which include five of the highest peaks in the world. The top of Mera Peak offers an amazing panorama of the high mountain range.

Climbing Mera Peak is ideal for those who are looking for adventure. The mountain is covered with snow and ice and requires a high level of physical fitness and experience to do successfully climb the mountain. Climbers will also need crampons and an ice axe.

If you are considering climbing Mera Peak, you need to acclimatize to the altitude well in advance. You will also need to know the best time to climb. The best time to climb Mera Peak is during the spring and autumn seasons. It is also advisable to go trekking peak in the dry season.

There are two main routes to climb Mera Peak. One route is through the Thangnak valley. This route is less difficult but involves a long way of trekking. Another route is the direct route to Lukla. Climbing Mera Peak is not recommended in the monsoon season as the trek may become too difficult.

In order to climb Mera Peak, you will need to obtain permits from the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). The permit will also depend on the season. The climb will also require a helicopter evacuation. The permit will cost you around USD 250 per person.

  • Good standard trekking boots

  • Camping shoes/thongs

  • Socks-polypropylene

  • Down Jacket

  • Fleece

  • T-shirts

  • Trekking trousers

  • Shorts (both casual and for treks)

  • Swimwear

  • Sun Hat

  • Woolen Hat

  • Nylon Windbreaker

  • Gloves

  • Gaters

  • Strong Rucksack

  • Sleeping Bag

  • Water Bottle

  • Torch/headlamp (with spare batteries)

  • Toiletries/soap

  • Toilet paper

  • Sunblock

  • Travel Towel

  • Wet-wipes

  • Medication (cough medicine, throat soothers, water purification tablets)

  • Sunglasses

  • Binoculars

  • Camera & lenses

  • Memory cards

  • GPS Tracking Units may be helpful

  • Altimeter

  • Compass

  • Book/music player/pack of cards

  • Padlock

  • A plastic bag for waste

  • Energy/snack bars

The following equipment is needed during the Climbing period

(Warm Down Jackets, Sleeping Bags, Warm Trousers, Koflach Shoes, Trekking Shoes and Sandals, Perfectly fitting Crampons, Gaiters, Ice Axe, Jumar, Ice Screw, Rock, Picton, Snow Bar, 2 locking Carabiners, Gloves, Sun Glasses, Head Light, Helmet, Rope, Stove, Harness, Figure -8, Gore-Tex Jackets).

MERA PEAK SUPPORT TEAM

From your initial enquiry and from the beginning of your climbing trip you are guaranteed direct contact with experienced guides who will give you the best advice. On your arrival at Nepal your meeting is with Tsering who organizes the staff, equipment permits and accommodations. He's a direct connection to British office while you're in Nepal. The porters can carry your main bag up to 15 kg to satisfy all group requirements as well as your guide as well as the climbers to make your life easier.

ACCOMMODATION ON THE MERA PEAK CLIMB / TREK

Accommodation on the trek before or after climbing on Mere Peak are at comfortable lodges run by local families if people choose not to rent a tent. All lodges are equipped with central communal areas with stoves while the bedrooms have unharmed beds. A sleeping bag must be taken. Most hotels have showers that run off of gasoline while others have an ‘absorbing’ toilet. Most have now a flush system. The food at the trek is excellent quality and is mainly Nepalesi / herpana and west based food.

Weather and Temperature

Temperatures are variable in high areas of Europe. In such conditions, it can be difficult to avoid harsh conditions. Temperatures can fall rapidly and snowfall can happen anywhere in the year. Climbing at Mera Peak can be quite difficult and grueling at first. Warm temperatures and rain or snow-free conditions are important for an easy climb. Therefore if severe weather changes are present, the risk of climbing will be greater.

Altitude Sickness

In the mountains there's anxiety about high altitude illness. Mountain sickness has been reported at higher altitudes over 3,500 meters. The Mera Peak trip takes you from 0400 m to 1400 m (Kathmandu) at a height of 6,476 meters (Mera Peak). The altitude changes between them each day. So anyone in a poor position at a lower or higher altitude is prone to acute mountainsickness (AMS) or altitude sickness. This is a very challenging part of this Mera peak journey and summit climb.

Physical Fitness

Even without climbing the Mera peak you should have a good bodyweight and adequate physical strength. Do you want to improve your fitness? It is possible to perform different activities to improve your strength, such as a fitness workout or walking. The workout must begin at least a month before the climb. But for people with no motivation to exercise, it can be difficult to prepare for this activity.

Permits required for Mera Peak Climbing

A permit is required for climbing Mera Peak. Only certified trekking agencies can offer it. There must be 3 tickets: Local Area Permit, National Park entrance Permit and Mountain Climber. Like other treks or hikes, Mera Peak permits fees can vary in distinct seasons according to progress. You may get your NMA Card in Kathmandu. It is around $70 (july - august), $250 (mar - mai), $175 (sept - novembre) and $70 (déc-fév ) from the USA to Japan. In similar circumstances Nepal's prices are 1200 (1 July-August), 2300 (Mar-May), 1200 (1 Sept-Nov) and 1 000 (Dec-Feb). Local permits can be purchased in Luká for $20.

Maintain health and personal hygiene

Mera Peak Climb is a 3-week adventure to the picturesque and isolated Khumbuk Valley. The only health post is at the destination so maintaining hygiene should always be an important priority. You can also encounter bacteria that cause illness like diarrhea, headaches, or food toxicity. It is also important to drink boiling water, use disinfectants, avoid bakeries & foods, use appropriate clothes and a good sunscreen. Crew members will be equipped with health kits.

Kathmandu arrival and Overnight at Hotel

30-minute drive to hotels/resorts Once you see Himalai belt from Nepali skies we will be on your arrival. We can arrange the transportation to your hotel via the car. The crew is there to assist when you arrive at the hotel. After all of this, you can sleep in bed. Or you can contact our office for more details on this climb. During the evening you will receive an invitation to a dinner dedicated to your welcome. This period of time will allow us to better understand one another. Menu: Dinner at Altitude 1300m.

Walking Tour at Kathmandu and preparation for Climbing and Trek

Hotel Kathmandu is Nepal's historic capital which contains an impressive amount of historic arts, temples & monuments. The Kath Mandu sightseeing trip is a must during the Nepal visit. A re-entry into the city will take place on the second day. Kathmandu has several world heritage sites such as Pashupatinath Temple and the Pachayati temple. They all have cultural significance and they're worth a trip, but there is no way you can see everything in one day. There must be 3-4 places in total.

FLIGHT TO LUKLA – TREK TO PAIYA

It's less than one hour of flying, it flies into rural Nepal and concludes with breathtaking land in Lukla. In Lukla we go first through Surke and cross a river before climbing up steeply towards Kakhepani then slowly to Chutok la. It'll take an hour and a little over an hour to get to the flats in Paiya. Three days.

Ningsow to Chhatra Khola

From Ningsow, we climb first, then descend and continue until we reach Ramailo Danda. The views of Mera Peak and Salpa are spectacular. We climb and drop off on the trail into Makalus Baran National Park. Our route through Chhastra Khola from there is Pasang Lamu Trail. During this trip, the chances are that we may find the elusive Red Panda. Overnight in Khakhtrakhola.

TREK TO TAGNAK

Our walk begins with a trip to the edge of the glacier river fed by the surrounding mountains. A new opening in a valley is opened, which reveals the mountains which line dig glacier on both sides. Upon approaching tagsak the trail to Mera Glacier is seen from east. The damage caused by this valley is obvious when we travel through the valley. We came back to Tagnak around 3 o'clock and stayed there until 4pm. Day eight.

Mera High Camp to Summit and back to Khare

It's an essential day for our expedition. We start breakfast at 3AM. In the first few days it is extremely cold, but gradually warm as the glaciers are pushed back and we reach the unusual peak. The first rays of light struck these huge mountain tops with stunning red light. The route continues to be non-technically challenging when we slowly ascend to high elevation into the ever shrinking air. It steeply descends behind the summit, before the summit is returned to view again. At the base of the last steep mountain cone, the climbing leader can use a fixed rope or ropes if they believe this is required. This is about two metres from the summit.

Trek back from Khare to Kothe

5-10 hour trek Teahouses. In these sections, you'll pass Thangnakk before coming out of Kothes. Thangnek has an old place where you had an overnight stay before you arrived in Istanbul. Then you won't need to stay at Thngangk because Kothe is easily accessible within three to four hours of hiking. Most of the routes down hill are easier for walking down slope trails. Taking the route from Khare to Kothe, the altitude drops. You're going mostly through the dense forests of oaks, pines and rhododendrons in which you walk.

Can a beginner climb Mera Peak?

The Mera Peak, 6989 meters in height, are popular among beginners and serve as preparations to climb the highest mountains such as Everest. However, it is physically demanding and requires fairly minimal technical skills and can be reached easily for those with a reasonably good physical condition.

How difficult is Mera Peak climb?

What are some difficulty levels to climb Mera Peak? Climbing Meran Peak isn't very technical. It isn't a steep technical climb, although its altitude of 661 metres makes this an extremely difficult climb to reach 681 metres. The trek to Marra is relatively simple compared to most Nepal trekking mountains.

Is Mera Peak harder than kilimanjaro?

Mera peak is certainly tougher, as Kilimanjaro is harder and demands endurance. The journey up to Mera Peak summit has been difficult.

How long does it take to climb Mera Peak?

Mera Peak has some serious difficulties in addition to altitudes. The summit night climb to the top of the glacier continues. Expect five-6 hour hikes to climb to the top of this glacier!

However, spring and fall seasons are considered to be the best and most suitable time of the year for any climbing journey in the Himalayas. we cross the pass, we are welcomed by the sight of the beautiful Lukla Valley which is surrounded by Cho Oyu, Kongde Peak, Numbur Himal, Kusum Khangru and other Himalayan peaks.

Mera Peak Climbing Preparation

Preparing for Mera Peak climbing requires careful planning and physical readiness. Begin by building your overall fitness through a combination of cardiovascular exercises, strength training, and endurance activities. Focus on developing strength in your legs, core, and upper body to cope with the demanding terrain. Acclimatization is crucial, so incorporate altitude training hikes and consider gradual ascent schedules to optimize your chances of success. Familiarize yourself with mountaineering techniques, such as rope handling, glacier travel, and basic crevasse rescue. Practice using climbing gear like crampons, ice axes, and harnesses to ensure proficiency. Acquire proper clothing and gear suitable for extreme cold conditions, including insulated layers, waterproof outerwear, sturdy boots, and a well-fitted backpack. Additionally, mentally prepare for the physical and mental challenges that come with high-altitude mountaineering. Undertaking pre-trip research, consulting experienced guides, and joining a reputable expedition team will provide essential guidance and support throughout your Mera Peak climbing journey.

Mera Peak Climbing Insurance and Helicopter Rescue

Having comprehensive travel insurance is essential when undertaking Mera Peak climbing due to the inherent risks associated with high-altitude mountaineering. Ensure that your insurance policy specifically covers mountaineering activities, including high-altitude trekking and helicopter rescue services. Verify that the policy provides adequate medical coverage for altitude-related illnesses and injuries, emergency evacuation, and repatriation. Understand the policy's altitude limitations and ensure it covers the altitudes involved in Mera Peak climbing. Helicopter rescue coverage is particularly crucial in remote areas where immediate medical attention may be required. Confirm that the insurance includes helicopter rescue services, as rescues in the mountains can be costly. Familiarize yourself with the claim procedures and keep a copy of your insurance policy and emergency contact numbers readily accessible during the climb. Prioritize your safety by investing in reliable insurance coverage that provides peace of mind and financial protection in case of any unforeseen circumstances or emergencies during your Mera Peak climbing expedition.

Acute mountain sickness (AMS) Risk, Syndrome, and Cure

Acute mountain sickness (AMS) is a common concern during Mera Peak climbing due to the significant altitude gain. It is caused by the body's inability to adapt quickly to reduced oxygen levels at higher elevations. Symptoms of AMS include headache, nausea, fatigue, dizziness, and shortness of breath. To prevent AMS, it is crucial to allow for proper acclimatization by gradually ascending to higher altitudes, taking rest days, and hydrating adequately. It is recommended to ascend no more than 300-500 meters per day and have an additional acclimatization day in Khare (Mera Peak Base Camp) before attempting the summit. In case of mild AMS symptoms, immediate descent to a lower altitude, rest, and hydration can help alleviate discomfort. However, for severe AMS cases, where symptoms worsen or become life-threatening, prompt descent and medical evacuation via helicopter may be necessary. Proper planning, understanding AMS symptoms, and having experienced guides who monitor your condition are vital to ensure a safe and successful Mera Peak climbing expedition.

When preparing for Mera Peak climbing, it is crucial to prioritize your physical fitness and take necessary precautions to mitigate altitude-related illnesses. Endurance training plays a vital role in building stamina and cardiovascular fitness required to cope with the extreme altitudes. Incorporate activities such as hiking, running, cycling, and swimming into your training routine to improve your overall endurance. Additionally, focus on specific altitude training by including hikes at high elevations to gradually expose your body to reduced oxygen levels. This helps in acclimatization and prepares you for the extreme altitude conditions you will encounter during the climb. Familiarize yourself with the symptoms and prevention strategies of altitude-related illnesses such as acute mountain sickness (AMS), high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE), and high altitude cerebral edema (HACE). Understanding these conditions and their warning signs is crucial for early recognition and appropriate action. It is advisable to consult with experienced mountaineering professionals and consider joining guided expeditions to ensure you have the necessary support, guidance, and expertise to navigate the challenges of climbing at extreme altitudes.

Day to Day Itinerary

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Day 1 : Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Transfer to Hotel stay in Kathmandu.
Food
Self-Food
Accomodation
Hotel Stay Accommodation
Elevation
1350

When you get off the plane, our team member will be waiting for you at the airport. They'll hold a sign that says "Peace Nepal Treks." We'll then take you to your hotel in Kathmandu, where you'll spend the night. After you've settled in, we'll have a meeting to talk about your trip and meet your guide. We'll also handle any paperwork that needs to be done. Later, we'll take you to Thamel, a fun area in Kathmandu that many tourists like to visit.

Day 2 : Flight: Ramechhap airport to Lukla and trek to Chutanga - 4 to 5 hours, Overnight stay in Lodge Accommodation.
Food
Self-Food
Accomodation
Lodge Stay Accommodation
Elevation
3100

In April, May, October, and November, flights from Ramechhap to Lukla and back are available. We start early in the morning, around 2 AM, from Kathmandu to Ramechhap, which takes about 4 hours by car or shuttle bus. Then, we catch a flight to Lukla. These months are busy for trekking, so there's a lot of air traffic. That's why the flight departs from another airport called Ramechhap.

In other months, the flight goes directly from Kathmandu to Lukla and back.

Day 3 : Trek Chutanga Zatra La Pass - 5 to 6 hours, Overnight stay in Lodge Accommodation.
Food
Self-Food
Accomodation
Lodge Stay Accommodation
Elevation
4600

 

After an early breakfast at Chhuthang, we start walking towards Zatrawala Pass, passing through Tuli Kharkha on a steep hill trail. From the top of the hill, you'll get an amazing view of Karyoland Peak, Kongdi Ri, Lumding Himal, and more.

Day 4 : Trek Chatrarbu (Thuli Khark) – Kothey -6 to 7 hours, Overnight stay in Lodge Accommodation.
Food
Self-Food
Accomodation
Lodge Stay Accmmodation
Elevation
3090

Today, we walk through the Hinku valley in the Khumbu region. We'll go up and down many hills and pass through lush forests of rhododendrons and pine trees. After a day of trekking through the wilderness, we'll reach Kothe, where we'll spend the night and rest.

Day 5 : Trek Kothey – Thangnak - 4 to 5 hours, Overnight stay in Lodge Accommodation.
Food
Self-Food
Accomodation
Lodge Stay Accmmodation
Elevation
4355

Today, we're going to climb Mera Peak. We'll walk along the Hinku Riverside. Along the way, we'll stop at Gondishung to have lunch. Then, we'll walk past Buddhist Gompas and Lungsumgba Gompa. We'll enjoy the stunning views of high peaks, grazing yaks, and beautiful landscapes.

Day 6 : Trek Thangnak – Khare - 5 to 6 hours, Overnight stay in Lodge Accommodation.
Food
Self-Food
Accomodation
Lodge Stay Accmmodation
Elevation
5095

Today, we're going from Thangnak to Khare. We'll be walking on steep trails made of rocky debris called moraine. It's a tough trek because we have to walk along the glacier. After a full day of walking, we'll reach Khare, where we'll spend the night.

Day 7 : Khare – acclimatization day for climbing and short hiking around the place, Overnight stay in Lodge Accommodation.
Food
Self-Food
Accomodation
Lodge Stay Accmmodation
Elevation
5095

Today, we're taking a break to rest and get our energy back. We need it for the tough trek ahead to Mera Base Camp.

Day 8 : Trek Khare Mera Base Camp – High Camp - 7 hours, Overnight stay in Tented Camp.
Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Tented Camp Stay
Elevation
5800

Today is a really important and exciting day! We're going to the Mera Base Camp, which is 5,300 meters high. But it's going to be tough because we'll be walking on the steep Mera Glacier.

After that, we'll trek to the Mera High Camp, which is another tough climb at a high altitude. This is our last stop before we reach the summit of Mera Peak. It'll take us about 3 to 4 hours to reach the high camp, but we'll go slowly and safely.

Once we're there, we'll get to see some absolutely stunning mountain views.

Day 9 : Today climb high camp - Mera peak 6,470m Summit - Return to Khare.- 11 hours, Overnight stay in Lodge Accommodation.
Food
Self-Food
Accomodation
Lodge Stay Accommodation
Elevation
5095

Today is the most important day of our trek because we're climbing Mera Peak, which is the highest point at 6,470 meters above sea level. It's also the toughest day because we have to reach the summit and then come back down to Khare.

We'll start our trek really early in the morning, around 2 AM, so we can reach the summit before noon. When we get there, it'll be one of the best moments of our lives! After that, we'll head back down to Khare to rest for the night and get our energy back.

Day 10 : Trek Khare – Kothey. -6 hours, Overnight stay in Lodge Accommodation.
Food
Self-Food
Accomodation
Lodge Stay Accmmodation
Elevation
3580

This is the day we start to head back towards the low altitude zone. With several downhills and uphills throughout the day, we stay at Kothe.

Day 11 : Trek Kothey – Chatrarbu (Thuli Khark). - 6 hours, Overnight stay in Lodge Accommodation.
Food
Self-Food
Accomodation
Lodge Stay
Elevation
4200

Similar to the day before, we keep climbing town towards Tuli Kharka after the walk of 5 to 6 hours. This might be the last location to observe the beauty of Mera Peak from the close.

Day 12 : Trek Chatrarbu (Thuli Khark) to Lukla. - 6 hours, Overnight stay in Lodge Accommodation.
Food
Self-Food
Accomodation
Lodge Stay Accmmodation
Elevation
2860

Today is the final day of our journey in the foothills of the Himalayas. We're leaving Tuli Kharka and heading towards Lukla, crossing Zatrwa La pass at 4610 meters.

 

Day 13 : Flight : Lukla to Kathmandu. Overnight stay in hotel, Overnight stay in Lodge Accommodation.
Food
Self-Food
Accomodation
Hotel Stay
Elevation
1350

During April/May and October/November, you can take a short 15-minute flight from Lukla to Ramechhap. These months are when many tourists visit, so Lukla can be quite busy. After landing, we'll drive for about 4 to 5 hours to Kathmandu, where you'll spend the night at a hotel. This marks the beginning and end of your holiday. Thank you for visiting our country and for your support. We're grateful for your visit.

What Is Included ?

  • Return transfers from International and Domestic airports to your hotel.
  • One night stay at the Hotel in Kathmandu.
  • All government taxes and Everest national park entry fees.
  • TIMS CARD (Trekking Information Management System).
  • Mera peak (6,654m) permits USD $ 250 per person.
  • Garbage deposit.
  • Required number of experienced English-speaking guides and support staff (we pay for their daily wages, insurance, trekking equipment, food, and accommodation).
  • Twin-sharing lodge accommodation during the trek on tea house services and camping services.
  • necessary ground transportation depending upon your request (via tourist bus or private vehicle).
  • Experience climbing guide during the climbing period & and his wages.
  • Camping services during the climbing period and including your all meals (Lunch/dinner and breakfast).
  • lodge accommodation during the tea houses trek.
  • Trekking maps.
  • Rubbish disposal.
  • PNT service charge and government taxes.
  • Emergency first aid kid.
  • required fixed and dynamic rope during the climbing period.
  • climbing personal gear.
  • Climbing High food.
  • sleeping bag/warm down jacket and walking poles if necessary.
  • Domestic flight ticket guest: Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu.
  • Domestic flight ticket guide: Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu.

Medical support: An emergency first aid kit is carried by the support staff at all times.

Accommodation and meals: During tea house treks our guests pay for their food (breakfast/lunch/dinner) at the lodge while we provide guides/accommodation/necessary permits and transportation.

Water: Mineral waters are available at all stops during tea house treks. You can also use tap water if you choose to use water purification tablets.

Climbing equipment: – (Warm down jackets, sleeping bags, warm trousers, koflach shoes, trekking shoes and sandals, perfectly fitting crampons, gaiters, jumar, gloves, sunglasses, headlight, helmet, harness belt, figure – 8.

What Is Excluded?

  • All meals in Kathmandu and on the tea house trek
  • Tips to guides and support staff.
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergency).
  • Your Internal flight tickets (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu).
  • Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetazolamide etc).
  • Personal expenses and any other unforeseen expenses.
  • Personal trekking equipment.

Travel Insurance: –

Travel Insurance is mandatory for all clients who choose to trek or climb with us. The insurance should cover you in case of emergencies like accidents, altitude sickness, and ambulance and helicopter rescue charges if required. Please carry a copy of your insurance papers while traveling in Nepal and do send us a copy as well. This will help us in making all the necessary arrangements in case of any sort of emergency.

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Additional Information

Located in Nepal, Mera Peak is the highest peak in Nepal. The highest point of Mera Peak is 6,476 meters above sea level. This peak provides the best views of the Himalayas, which include five of the highest peaks in the world. The top of Mera Peak offers an amazing panorama of the high mountain range.

Climbing Mera Peak is ideal for those who are looking for adventure. The mountain is covered with snow and ice and requires a high level of physical fitness and experience to do successfully climb the mountain. Climbers will also need crampons and an ice axe.

If you are considering climbing Mera Peak, you need to acclimatize to the altitude well in advance. You will also need to know the best time to climb. The best time to climb Mera Peak is during the spring and autumn seasons. It is also advisable to trek in the dry season.

There are two main routes to climb Mera Peak. One route is through the Thangnak valley. This route is less difficult but involves a long way of trekking. Another route is the direct route to Lukla. Climbing Mera Peak is not recommended in the monsoon season as the trek may become too difficult.

In order to climb Mera Peak, you will need to obtain permits from the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). The permit will also depend on the season. The climb will also require a helicopter evacuation. The permit will cost you around USD 250 per person.

  • Good standard trekking boots
  • Camping shoes/thongs
  • Socks-polypropylene
  • Down Jacket
  • Fleece
  • T-shirts
  • Trekking trousers
  • Shorts (both casual and for treks)
  • Swimwear
  • Sun Hat
  • Woolen Hat
  • Nylon Windbreaker
  • Gloves
  • Gaters
  • Strong Rucksack
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Water Bottle
  • Torch/headlamp (with spare batteries)
  • Toiletries/soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Sunblock
  • Travel Towel
  • Wet-wipes
  • Medication (cough medicine, throat soothers, water purification tablets)
  • Sunglasses
  • Binoculars
  • Camera & lenses
  • Memory cards
  • GPS Tracking Units may be helpful
  • Altimeter
  • Compass
  • Book/music player/pack of cards
  • Padlock
  • A plastic bag for waste
  • Energy/snack bars

The following equipment is needed during the Climbing period

(Warm Down Jackets, Sleeping Bags, Warm Trousers, Koflach Shoes, Trekking Shoes and Sandals, Perfectly fitting Crampons, Gaiters, Ice Axe, Jumar, Ice Screw, Rock, Picton, Snow Bar, 2 locking Carabiners, Gloves, Sun Glasses, Head Light, Helmet, Rope, Stove, Harness, Figure -8, Gore-Tex Jackets).

Best Season for Mera Peak Climbing: A Guide to Summit Success

Mera Peak, standing tall at 6470 meters, is one of Nepal's most sought-after trekking peaks, offering a thrilling adventure and breathtaking views of the Himalayas. Choosing the right season is crucial for a successful summit attempt and an enjoyable trekking experience. In this guide, we'll explore the best season for Mera Peak climbing, providing valuable insights in easy words to help you plan your adventure.

Spring Season (March to May)

Spring is widely regarded as the best season for climbing Mera Peak. During this time, the weather is stable, with clear skies and mild temperatures. The trails are adorned with blooming rhododendron forests and colorful wildflowers, creating a picturesque backdrop for your trek. The days are longer, allowing for extended trekking hours and ample time to acclimatize. Additionally, the chances of encountering snow and ice on the route are minimal, making the climb safer and more manageable.

Autumn Season (September to November)

Autumn is another excellent season for Mera Peak climbing. The weather remains favorable, with clear skies, crisp air, and pleasant temperatures. The trails are relatively dry, offering excellent trekking conditions and stunning views of the surrounding peaks. Autumn is also the post-monsoon season, meaning the skies are clearer, providing unobstructed views of the Himalayan panorama. With fewer clouds and precipitation, climbers can enjoy unparalleled visibility and breathtaking sunrises and sunsets from the summit of Mera Peak.

Considerations for Choosing the Best Season

When selecting the best season for Mera Peak climbing, several factors should be taken into account:

Weather Conditions: Opt for seasons with stable weather patterns, minimal precipitation, and clear visibility to ensure a safe and enjoyable climb.

Crowd Levels: Consider peak trekking seasons, such as spring and autumn, when trails are busier but offer better infrastructure and support services.

Personal Preferences: Choose a season that aligns with your trekking preferences, whether you prefer vibrant landscapes, quieter trails, or specific weather conditions.

Fitness and Experience: Assess your fitness level and climbing experience to determine the most suitable season for your Mera Peak expedition.

In conclusion, both spring and autumn offer ideal conditions for climbing Mera Peak, with stable weather, stunning scenery, and manageable trekking conditions. By carefully considering the factors mentioned above and planning your expedition accordingly, you can maximize your chances of summit success and create unforgettable memories in the Himalayas.

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Client Reviews

Dan Herbert

Kathmandu, Nepal

Jun 13, 2024

Great trekking company! Peace Nepal treks is a great company for trekking in the Nepali Himalayas. In Kathmandu, there are many trekking agencies all offering many things and I can comfortably recommend Peace Nepal Treks as the very best of them. I have been twice with Peace Nepal Treks on extended camping trips into remote and lesser trodden trips into the mountains and my sister has been with Nir Lama on a peak climbing expedition to Mera Peak all of which have been wonderful positive experie ... + See more nces. And from what comparisons I have the prices of peace Nepal treks are very good. I could write endless praises for their organizing of every detail of the trips from transport, flexibility, time in Kathmandu, environmental management, sleeping arrangements, and food. They are all great! But what is the real source of all the great small details is that peace Nepal treks are a great family business, run and owned by kind and honest people that really want the best for everyone and are good at making that happen. What more can I say :) ... - See less


Lim Tianshun

Lim Tianshun

Kathmandu, Nepal

Jun 13, 2024

Reputable company! Mr. Nir Lama is really the man you gotta find! Honest and genuine guy who will make sure you are well looked after in Nepal. They offer very competitive pricing out there with good quality and service! The guys in this trekking company are really experienced, nice, and take great care of you. They really went all the way out to assist you in whatever help you need. I did 2 trips with them (Mera Peak, Annapurna Circuit, and Base Camp) and am going to plan my next one again. ... + See more P.S: Items to bring or required are listed in the itinerary from them so no worries about the logistics or preparation work. ... - See less


Jonotee

Jonotee

Kathmandu, Nepal

Jun 13, 2024

Successful summit attempt Am proud to say that we managed to reach the summit of Mera and back without many incidents thanks to the dedication and safety awareness of the guys from this company! They are really experienced and dedicated to the cause of helping their clients achieve their goals (safely of course) with lots of fun! Wouldn't have made it up to the summit and back safely if not for them! Honest, experienced, and value for money are the 3 main attributes that have made many come ba ... + See more ck to them. Had a great experience with them! They not only took care of us during the trek, but even gave us much advise while we were staying in Kathmandu itself! Would definitely go back to them in the future. ... - See less


Antoni

Kathmandu, Nepal

Jun 13, 2024

I was on a 12-day expedition to Mera Peak Climbing. Everything was absolutely perfect. Nir Lama arranged everything perfectly. My guide Karma was great, very nice, and friendly. Thank you again Antoni Stanislaw Poland ... + See more ... - See less


Elena  Schorpp

Elena Schorpp

Kathmandu, Nepal

Jun 13, 2024

Great Organisation, nice and friendly guides! Beautiful mountain and has unbelievable views. It was a wonderful experience! ... + See more ... - See less


José Maria Sardinha

Kathmandu, Nepal

Jun 13, 2024

I went trekking with friends to Mera peak in October 2022. Nir Lama arranged our stay in Katmandu in a nice hotel in a good area. We flew to Lukla airport with our mountain guides - FURI SHERPA - and also with his companion RAZU TAMANG. All the way up to Mera peak we enjoyed beautiful views, we slept in lodges, and we spent a good time together with our guides, who were very nice and provided help whenever we needed it. Fresh air, friendly people, and amazing villages we passed by. Ginger lemon ... + See more honey tea is harmful and healthy. Although we did not reach the summit, we were able to go to the high camp and enjoyed nice views from there. I was very happy during the whole expedition and I definitely recommend contacting Peace Nepal Treks because everything went well: organization and friendliness from NIR LAMA, FURI SHERPA, and RAZU TAMANG. Nepal is a wonderful country and I would like to do another trekking expedition with Peace Nepal Treks. José Maria Sardinha ... - See less


Soh W

Kathmandu, Nepal

Jun 13, 2024

Very good company, always doing their best to make your trip an enjoyable one. Liked the way they handled my trek to the Everest base camp in the year 2016 and I went back to them again for Mera Peak Climb in May 2017. Successfully completed both trips with memorable experiences. Will engage them again for future trips in Nepal. Highly recommend for anyone who is looking for a trekking company. ... + See more ... - See less


Dan H

Kathmandu, Nepal

Jun 13, 2024

Great trekking company! Peace Nepal Treks is a great company for trekking in the Nepali Himalayas. In Kathmandu, there are many trekking agencies all offering many things and I can comfortably recommend Peace Nepal Treks as the very best of them. I have been twice with Peace Nepal treks on extended camping trips into remote and lesser-trodden trips into mountains and my sister has been with Nir Lama on a peak climbing expedition to Mera Peak all of which have been wonderful positive experiences ... + See more . And from what comparisons I have the prices of peace nepal treks are very good. I could write endless praises for their organizing of every detail of the trips from transport, flexibility, time in Kathmandu, environmental management, sleeping arrangements, and food. They are all great! But is the real source of all the great small details is that Peace Nepal Treks are a great family business, run and owned by kind and honest people that really want the best for everyone and are good at making that happen. What more can I say :) ... - See less


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