Mera Peak ClimbMera Peak Climb

Mera Peak Climb

Highlights
  • Exciting and scenic adventure on one of the highest Nepal trekking peaks Mera Peak
  • Daily views of Khumbu Himal within scenic Inkhu valley enclosed and hidden beyond Khumbu
  • Exploring hidden and remote areas of Khumbu and Southern part of Everest wilderness
  • Adventurous walks beneath towering Mera Peak within scenic views of giant mountains
  • Following high scenic trail of Naulekh and Kalo Himal towards glacial valley at Mera peak base camp
  • Beginning and ending with super exciting flight to and from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu

On the highest trekking peaks in the Everest with stunning panorama of world highest peaks.

 

Mera Peak Climb is one of the highest trekking peaks in Nepal and an exciting adventure with the least technical challenges. Where all trekkers, mountaineers, as well as beginners, can enjoy the climb to the summit of Mera Peak. 

Mera Peak stands at 6,476 m / 21,247 feet high, located south of Mt Everest.

Mt. Everest around the Khumbu region. One of the less explored hidden pockets of Khumbu, as it is enclosed by an array of peaks and rocky ridges. Mera peak climbing grade is just F to PD means Facial Easy and Per Difficulties due to its high summit. Walking on snowy slopes avoiding a few deep crevices with strenuous up to the top. The grading comes from French & Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification Systems, which is the most popular worldwide. For a day or two alpine-style climbing, like Mera Peak of the least technical effort to encounter.

Mera Peak Climb is situated on the far eastern rim of the Khumbu region, within Hinku Valley. Away from the villages and Lukla town, where a scenic short flight reaches you at Lukla’s Tenzing & Hillary Airport. The adventure begins on leaving the last permanent settlements, heading towards complete mountain wilderness.

A climb to Naulekh or Kalo Himal ridge top, which forms the boundary between Dudh Koshi River and Hinku Valley. Then enter the scenic valley of Hinku, as the walk leads through several temporary settlements, having simple lodges. 

As the walk progresses with excellent scenery of towering snow-capped peaks to reach Khare Khare at Mera Peak Base Camp. Which is at a height above 5,045 m close to the bottom of towering Mera Peak. Spending a day extra for preparations, as well as practice exercise getting fit for the long climb to Mera Peak.

Another camp is set as High or Advance Camp, allowing climbers to reach the summit on time. Before the cold morning chill catches you on top of Mera Peak Summit, the climb is straightforward. Following our lead expert guide and might need fixed ropes for safety measures on slipper icy and snowy paths. 

After a long haul reach on top of Mera Peak summit, have time for rest, and then enjoy. The alluring views of towering giant peaks that surround the Mera Peak top overlook the view of Mt. Everest and Lhotse. Includes Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and Baruntse Himal with Mt. Makalu, as far as Mt. Kanchenjunga towards the far east.

From the top after an exciting moment feeling on top of the world, descent safely back to Khare. Leaving the base camp for a return journey to Lukla for a panoramic flight to Kathmandu. After a great remarkable adventure on Mera Peak Climb with the wonderful services of Explorer Adventurers.

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Itinerary

On reaching Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport where you will be warmly received by our guide and staff and then transfer you to your respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu city. First check into your hotel rooms on getting refreshed from the flight and with Jet-Lag, then join with other members of Mera Peak Climb for group briefing, where our expert guides will inform regarding your stay in Nepal, hotels, trekking, local lodge and overland drives with do’s and don’ts information, evening welcome group dinner in authentic Nepalese restaurants with Folk cultural programs to entertain you during your meals.

    Morning after breakfast leave the hotel for exciting guided sightseeing around Kathmandu where our city guide will lead you to places of interest, Kathmandu a metropolitan city still retains its ancient heritage and varied ancient culture where you will visit world heritage sites around Kathmandu for half day or full day. After an interesting and wonderful tour of ancient historical and religious sites around Kathmandu, with afternoon free preparation for next day flight to Lukla for Mera peak climb.

      Morning depart from the hotel to Kathmandu domestic airport for exciting and scenic flight of 35 minutes to land at Lukla, a Sherpa town where all treks and adventure starts and ends around Everest and high Khumbu region. From Lukla a gradual walks to begin with short downs and ups and then on winding trail past nice farm villages of Sherpa enriched with Buddhism religion and culture as you encounter rows of Mani (prayer) monuments and large spinning bells. Slowly our pleasant first day walks completes reaching at Chutanga a small settlement of Yak herders within serene woodland and pastureland.

        Rest day for acclimatization before heading higher terrain, morning after breakfast with options for hike aroundIn this beautiful wilderness of tall rhododendron-magnolia and pines tree forest within pristine environment awayfromflow of trekkers.

          From Chutanga morning start climb over Kalo Himal ridge line of NauLekh high rocky range, that separates Khumbu and Hinku valley then heading further east towards Barun and Makalu area. With tough climb reaching high above 4,450 m at ZatrwaOg, continue walk over Zatrwa-La at 4,600 meters, with views across DudhKosi River valley with views of Karyolung and Lumding Himal, and then descend to camp at ThuliKharka a summer pasture area.

            Morning walks lead downhill with views of Peak 43 and KusumKanguru peaks, then reaching at Hinku valley on the least trekked areas by other visitors and adventurer offers views of Mera Peak South Face walk continues into dense rhododendron and pine trees forest to a grazing area at MosumKharka for overnight camping.

              Adventure continues towards north east after leaving tree lines and green vegetation, as the walk progress reaching into a wide open valley within grazing land around scattered cattle herders shades at Gondishung 4,350 m near to our overnight stop at Tag-Nag. Gondishung with more than 200 years old small Gompa, walk continues for an hour to Tag-Nag for overnight stop, a temporary place with huts and shades houses a small lodge as tea house.

                An ideal and perfect place for rest day and as well for acclimatization before walking towards higher areas towards Mera Peak, this place offers several high hills for best views of surrounding mountains and valley.

                  After Tagnag with pleasant rest day, morning walk leads on moderate trail for few hours and then climb over moraine, damming Charpatti Tal (lake), that leads to a high area lined with rocks and cairns and small glacial lake, from here climb for a while and down downhill walk to Dig Kharka, and over boulder strewn hillside to Khare.

                    Morning walk leads over Mera glacier, and to icy area for a while then descend to reach at Mera Base Camp after a good walk of 4 hours, with afternoon free at leisure.

                      From base camp adding one more camps makes the climb much safe and approachable, morning walk follows across Mera la to reach Mera High Camp within tranquil environment, afternoon free with lunch and preparation for next early morning climb on top Mera Peak, while our guides will scout the area for best routes and to make the path much safe with ropes where necessary to safe guard from incidental accidents.

                        Final ascent to our major adventure and highlight of the trip, starting early before dawn, heading towards steady climb and with least technical effort, as our route leads to a straightforward climb, however safety measures should be taken equipped with crampons, ice axe, helmets and positive attitude. After strenuous climb reaching on top Mera Peak summit offers mind blowing views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho- Oyu and all the way towards Mt. Kanchenjunga in eastern horizon with array of peaks, after a great climb descend back to base camp using the same route after feeling exhausted but feeling great to have done this marvelous adventurous climb on Mera peak.

                          From Mera Peak base camp return journey leads to pleasant walks without any problem of altitude gain, although the trail leads you with few ups and downs and then back into green surrounding within rich vegetations and tall trees on reaching at Khothay for overnight stop, a small cattle herder camp and shelter.

                            After a great walk with climb of Mera peaks heading back to Lukla on the same route to reach at Tagnag for overnight stop in this nice lovely spot within mountains and grand scenery of surrounding hills and peaks.

                              Morning walk continues leading into forest then with a steep climb on hills and continue walk on nice grassy meadow on the gradual path to reach our last camp of this trek at Thuli-Kharka.

                                Our last walk of the adventure a short trek of few hours following on the same trail back to Lukla after crossing high ridges of Naulekha and Kalo Himal to enter around Chutanga, as walks leads on pleasant to reach Lukla town for last overnight stop around high scenic Khumbu and Everest region.

                                  Morning transfer to Lukla Tenzing and Hillary airport for sweeping short flight to Kathmandu facing scenic views of mountains, green scenery of hills and farm fields with nice villages and towns as flight lands at Kathmandu airport and then back to your hotel, with free afternoon to relax of great memorable adventure on Mera Peak Climb.

                                    A free day in Kathmandu reserved as contingencyin case of flight delay and cancellationat Lukla, which can occur sometimes as Himalayan weather pattern can be unpredictable with bad unfavorable day for flights. Just to be in the safe side if all goes perfect as per the itinerary days, one can enjoy the rest day for individual activities and relaxing or join in for another exciting sightseeing tour around Kathmandu-Patan or Bhaktapur.

                                      Your last memorable day in Nepal after a wonderful experience and adventure on Mera Peak Climb with great service of Explorer Adventure, and as per your international flight then transfer to Kathmandu international airport for homeward bound or to your respective destinations.

                                        What's Included
                                        • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
                                        • Three nights standard Hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis with B.B
                                        • Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley as per the itinerary  
                                        • Flight Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu 
                                        • Peak climbing permit  and other necessary fees.
                                        • Two nights  twin sharing tent accommodation after Chhukung.
                                        • Hygienic meals( Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) with tea and coffee, at base camp 
                                        • Camping tent and climbing rope provided.
                                        • Government license holder guide 
                                        • Helpful porter with proper equipments (1 porter for 2 people)
                                        • Salary, food, accommodation and insurance for guide and porters
                                        • Tea house/lodge accommodation during the trek on twin sharing basis 
                                        • Hire Sleeping Bag and Down Jacket  for the trek 
                                        • Duffel bag for packing your things for the trek 
                                        • Local Entrance fee  for entering to the khumbu valley 
                                        • Makalu Barun National park permit and Peak  permit.
                                        • Government taxes and official expenses.
                                        What's not Included
                                        • food you need to pay during your stay in tea house.
                                        • Flight to Kathmandu, Nepal
                                        • Food and drinks ($20-30 per day)
                                        • Tips for porters ($90-120) and guides ($120-150)
                                        • Nepal Visa ($50)
                                        • Insurance (must include emergency evacuation by helicopter, check worldnomads.com
                                        • In some places: hot water, wifi, battery charging - $2-5
                                        • Drinking water, price depends on altitude (linear regression)  

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                                        Trip DateMar 01, 2024 - Mar 19, 2024
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                                        Useful Information

                                        Insurance policy for Medical and Travel:

                                        Should cover medical insurance for illness and emergency evacuation by Helicopter or other means of transportations including other expenses on treatment at respective countries hospitals, as for travel insurance against bad unfavorable weather conditions, delay or cancellation of domestic flights on mountainous area where flight involves on the start of trek and at the end.

                                        Travel and Medical Insurance also needs to cover when clients break the journey in the middle of the trip, due to sickness-personal domestic problem etc………

                                         Guide and Porters for Mera Peak Climbing 19 Days: 

                                        On treks or climb where you will be accompanied by our expert guide who knows the area on route of the trek chosen, we have professional and veteran guides to led the trek where you can feel comfortable, as our guide are knowledgeable offers you various information of the country from history-geography, culture to flora and fauna.

                                        All guides have gone through basic medical training that includes high altitude symptoms or AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) can help you with simple medical First Aid and for severe condition will support taking you to safe area or to nearest hospitals by any means of quick transportation.

                                        Our guides are well versed in Eco-Trekking and Responsible Tourism as well and are committed in keeping the environment on trekking route in pristine form as it was.

                                        Porters are picked can be regular porter of the company of hired in Kathmandu-Pokhara or in Lukla on start of the trekking, with always a strong and cheerful porters to carry your heavier luggage, baggage of 15 to 25 kg maximum weights to carry by each porters, we do not allow underage porters of below 16 years of age or above 50 years.

                                        Porters and guide are well looked after by the company with good wages, medical insurance, travel allowance including meals on treks and climb company also provides warm gear in winter as well for high and cold altitude trips.

                                        Information of AMS and Precaution Measures:

                                        High Altitude or Acute Mountain Sickness for short as AMS a symptom faced and can catch any people on high altitude adventure walks.

                                        Due to high pressure and low oxygen level as certain height where some people feel uneasiness with shortness of breathiness, light headache, nausea, dizziness, lack of good sleep and with less appetite.

                                        To avoid these whole symptoms where we always designed itinerary days accordingly with enough space, flexible days for acclimatization at high elevation, taking short walks up and sleeping and resting at low places.

                                        The other good way to avoid AMS taking slow and steady pace on walks, stopping frequently to catch your breath and adding lot of fluid or safe drinking water at least 2-3 liters a day to support against AMS.

                                        On high altitude take enough rest and with short slow hike above high hills to catch views as well to support acclimatization and sleeping and resting at low altitude will certainly helps you in avoiding AMS.

                                        Useful in situations when you cannot make high ascent, the best ways to prevent altitude sickness doing it slowly, stopping for overnights at certain altitude to adjust to the new height, and taking it easy for first one or two 2 days.

                                        In our list we always mention general medication to bring from home as well from your doctor advice also, your doctor might recommend you some basic medication list like medicine against diarrhea, headache, fever, cold-flu as well constipation including first aid for cuts-wounds and burns as well.

                                        What to Bring During 19 Days Mera Peak Climbing?

                                        **- can be bought in Kathmandu

                                          Equipments List for Mera Peak Climbing  

                                        • Plastic boot a pair
                                        • Carabineer or Karabiner two each
                                        • Crampons a pair
                                        • Down Jacket
                                        • Down Jacket one each
                                        • Down sleeping bags one each with inner linear
                                        • Fibre pile jacket
                                        • Following items can be bought or hired in kathmandu
                                        • Glove
                                        • Harness -one
                                        • Ice Axe - one
                                        • light cotton trouser
                                        • Long sleeved cotton shirts
                                        • Main Ropes 200m(50per person)as per the peak chose
                                        • Scarf
                                        • Short Trouser
                                        • Shorts or Skirt (for ladies)
                                        • Ski Pole (optional) one each
                                        • Snow / Sun Glass on each
                                        • Snow Bar 2/4 pieces depending upon group size
                                        • Snow Gaiters a pair
                                        • Sun hat
                                        • Sun Screen Cream
                                        • Sunglasses
                                        • T-shirt
                                        • Track Suit Bottoms
                                        • Trekking pole
                                        • Ultra Fleece Trousers
                                        • Water bottle
                                        • Waterproofs trouser
                                        • Waterproofs Jacket
                                        • Well fitting, comfortable boots
                                        • Wind Proof Jacket & Trouser a set each

                                        Personal usage

                                        > Towel (light and quick-drying)  - Washing accessories - Disinfection wipes

                                        > Antibacterial gel - Moisturizing hand cream - Sun cream with a high factor

                                        > Lip balm with sun protection - Reusable water bottle - Snacks, nuts, chocolate

                                        Mera Peak Climb FAQs

                                        • On leaving Lukla, the main town and villages, adventure leads to sheer wilderness of mountainous terrains. But there are few simple lodges for overnight stop en route Mera Peak base camp. These simple lodges provide electricity from private Solar Power, can charge electronic devices. Where one needs to pay extra for charging each items as per hour, the price differs in each places.

                                        • Mera Peak Climb, located on off the beaten trail, away from the main villages and town. Although there are serval smaller settlements with few simple lodge to accommodate trekkers. The lodge are simple and basic having common toilets and bathroom. Due to cold harsh weather conditions including the high altitude. Overnights in a simple rooms the food menu are limited to whatever its available as per the season wise. Mostly having Nepali famous Dal Bhat (Boiled or steam rice with lentil soup of various types, includes seasonal vegetables and home-made spice and sauce to add).

                                          The other best meals are Fried or Noodle Soup with eggs / meat or vegetable. Including well fried potato or mild curry, Chapatti dry bread or fried rice, can enjoy Tibetan cuisines and Sherpa foods and pancakes. Along with tea / coffee, drinking chocolate etc.

                                        • In the past decades, there were no lodges en route Mera Peak around remote Hinku Valley. But from last few hours several lodges have been built all the way to Khare at Mera Peak Base Camp. Instead carrying the burdens of camping gear, best to spend in local lodge, even though it is very simple and basic.

                                          The only tented camp to spend overnights is just for one single night at High Camp before the summit bid of Mera Peak. The company will carry or hire but from the lodge at Khare, as well carrying extra foods for the High Camp.
                                          As well providing cook and kitchen staff for tented camping, serving the best foods from breakfast, lunch and dinner. Including afternoon tea / coffer and other refreshments, RP Treks provides excellent camping equipment with spacious two men tent, dining tent as per group size. Including separate unit of kitchen with cook and kitchen staff with guide.

                                        • Mera Peak although it is the highest trekking peak of Nepal, it is also the easiest and less technical. The only tough is climbing from Chutanga to cross Zatwar-La Pass with steep climb and descent. The other hard and strenuous is climbing to the summit of Mera Peak, non-technical, but tiring walk uphill on snowy ridge.
                                          The gain in altitude rise makes the climb much tough, but taking slow and having frequent rest will overcome the difficulty.

                                        • The itinerary days are flexible to get used with the harsh terrains and high altitude. However, some might get sick and needs long rest or needs to be shifted

                                          down to safe elevation. Depending upon the condition of the patient, for minor headache or sickness, staying more days in the same place. After feeling well can join with the group at certain points. On critical stage, requires immediate evacuation by fastest means of transportation. Using the Helicopter Service to bring the sick at Kathmandu for treatment.

                                        • Both peaks offer an incredible adventure package filled with excitement and fun. In fact, they provide one of the most thrilling climbing experiences in the Everest region trekking. To gain a comprehensive understanding of which trek you should choose, read the detailed comparison of Mera Peak Vs. Lobuche Peak.

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