19 days
Duration
Extreme
Trip Level
1
Group Size
6476 m
Max-altitude

Mera Peak Climbing and trekking is one of the highest trekking peaks in Nepal. It has established itself as one of the best climbing peaks because of іt’ѕ spectacular 360-degree views of mountain ranges like the Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Lhotse. The Mera peak lies to the south of Everest and to the northeast of Lukla. Mera Peak climbing is а very popular and comparatively easy as compared to the others treks in the region. A moderate physique and good health conditions are sufficient but, it requires proper acclimatization as the top of the peak is at а height of 6654 m. The trail to the top of this majestic peak offers trekkers with amazing topographic and cultural beauty.

The trail we follow for the Mera expedition

Mera peak climbing begins with а beautiful flight to Lukla as others trek in the Everest region. Then the trail passes through the charming villages, beautiful valleys, glaciers, and views of the snow-capped peaks. It is accompanied by proper lodging facilities as well as the warm hospitality of the ethnic populations residing here. There are three summits of the Mera Peak climbing out of which two are comparatively easy to ascend. The south and north summit are the easier than others. After choosing the required route to take, then the trail ascends to the Mera Base Camp. Proper acclimatization is mandatory after а day’s rest, trekkers trek up to the Mera High Camp. Following another day’s rest, the top of the Mera Peak саn reach. The top of the peak offers а chance to witness the nature since іt’ѕ best with the pristine snow-capped mountains all around.

The same route саn retrace to return but the itinerary саn extend to Mera and Island Peak Climbing via Amphu Laptsa pass. Once, it allows exploring Mera valley and Khumbu valley in a single excursion. The Mera Peak Climbing trail does not only offer spectacular scenic, geographical and topographic beauty but an opportunity to observe the lifestyle of the various ethnic populations also. So, it makes up for the cultural diversity of Nepal. Thіѕ Mera Peak Climbing trek is ideal for those moderate mountaineering experience with а normal level of physical condition.

Mera Peak Climbing: Highlights

Wilderness experience, Ascending the gorgeous Hungku Valley
Ascension highest trekking peaks Mera peak with an elevation of 6476 meters

Spectacular 360-degrees mountain scenery, close-up view of five mountain over 8000 meters
Thrilling but exciting and adventurous flight in and out from Lukla

 

Mera peak climbing short itinerary

1: Arrival day (1,300 m)
2: Free day and trek preparation.
3: Kathmandu – Lukla – trek to Chutanga (3050 m) 4h00 walk.
4: Acclimatization day!!!
5: Chutanga – Zatra-La (4700 m) – Thuli Kharka (4300 m) 6h00 walk.
6: Thuli Kharka – Kothe (3691 m) 6h00 walk.
T7: Kothe – Thangnak (4356 m) 4h00 walk.
8: Tangnak – Khare (5045 m) 3h00 walk.
9: Acclimatization and rest day!!!
10: Khare – Mera-La (5415 m) – Mera Base Camp (5300 m) 4h00 walk.
11: Mera Base Camp – Mera High Camp (5780 m)
12: Mera High Camp – Mera Summit (6476 m) – Khare. 8-10h00 walk.
13: Reserved Day
14: Khare – Kothe 6h00 walk.
15: Kothe – Thuli Kharka 6h00 walk.
16: Thuli Kharka – Lukla
17: Fly Back to Kathmandu.
18: Free Day in Kathmandu
19: Final departure

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Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)

Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you will greet and welcome by our agency’s representative in front of Arrival gate with Display board of Himalayan Exploration Treks then transfer to your Hotel.
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Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.

During the free day in Kathmandu, you may have a chance to visit heritage site of Kathmandu valley, followed by pre- trip departure meeting regarding upcoming trekking peak climbing where you meet trek guide and others team members. They will brief you about the team formation, equipment and nature of peak climbing and others necessary information
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Day 3: Kathmandu – Lukla – trek to Chutanga (3050 m) 4h00 walk.

Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu, with spectacular mountain scenery as we fly 40 minutes. The trek begins with four hours walking out of the beaten track, passing through the tea shops and a small settlement of chuntok and up through the forest grazing area of Chutanga.
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Day 4: Acclimatization day!!!

The trek rapidly enters into the higher altitude. We make a side trip around 4000 meters to gain an altitude giving views over Dudh Koshi valley and Atwra La pass then descend back to Chutanga. It is important to have acclimatization quickly entering to more than 4000 meters in next day.
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Day 5: Chutanga – Zatra-La (4700 m) – Thuli Kharka (4300 m) 6h00 walk.

The trail goes gradually uphill a long day to enter the high alpine pastures leaving behind the green lush vegetation. A steep ascends that lead top of Zatra-La and equally continues descends follow to Thuli Kharka, a high pasture above the Hinku valley.
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Day 6: Thuli Kharka – Kothe (3691 m) 6h00 walk.

The trail gradually descends across the three ridges before steeply down to Hinku River and climb up to Kothe passing through the Pine and Bamboo forest. The first glimpse of the Mera Peak provides from the village.
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Day 7: Kothe – Thangnak (4356 m) 4h00 walk.

The trail leads up through the west side of Hinku Valley; we trek through yak pastures, the summer settlement. The trail continuously keen on ascending and passes Buddhist shrine to Thangnak.
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Day 8: Tangnak – Khare (5045 m) 3h00 walk.

The trail continues moves further into the valley ascending along the lateral moraine of Dig Glacier to Khare, offering a glimpse of Mera Peak.
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Day 9: Acclimatization and rest day!!!

The day is supposed to be rest and acclimatization. But it does not recommend staying idle. The training session starts here to occupy the gears for next day’s adventure and built up your confidence.
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Day 10: Khare – Mera-La (5415 m) – Mera Base Camp (5300 m) 4h00 walk.

Processing walk along through the glacier, approach on slope till Mera –La (5415 m) then trek descend a bit to the campsite.
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Day 11: Mera Base Camp – Mera High Camp (5780 m)

A super day, we continue to ascend north flank of the Mera peak that offers stunning views of the Himalayas including Mt. Everest, Makalu and others peak is unforgettable.
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Day 12: Mera High Camp – Mera Summit (6476 m) – Khare. 8-10h00 walk.

This is a really great day; the crew member, they wake up around 2 am for the preparation and fixed all the safely lines wherever necessary. A long and steep climb leads you to the top of Mera Peak. A short stay on the summit of Mera peak, enjoying the spectaculars views of the Himalayas including the Mt. Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Cho-Oyu, others peak and the sunrise over Everest and Kanchenjunga is truly unforgettable. You retrace your steps down to Khare.
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Day 13: Reserved Day

This is considering as security day in case of bad weather. There is no guarantee for the weather. If the weather does not allow making summit on a planned day or can be used as acclimatization for somebody in the group may get problem
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Day 14: Khare – Kothe 6h00 walk.

After a successful summit of Mera Peak, we retrace back to Hinku Valley to Kothe. Now, the altitude continues losses and leaving behind the Himalayan background.
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Day 15: Kothe – Thuli Kharka 6h00 walk.

We again climb up further two hours through the lush forest on the west side of the Hinku Valley to Thuli Kharka. It is a pleasant walk through the Pine and Rhododendron forest with the beaten path. We observe the glimpse of Mera peaks from Thuli Kharka.
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Day 16: Thuli Kharka – Lukla

A short climb up to Zatra La passes then equally descends the same trail taken before and ends the journey at Lukla.
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Day 17: Fly Back to Kathmandu.

Early morning, 40 minute thrilling flights to airstrip from Lukla to Kathmandu by domestic plane offers marvelous view of Central Himalayas and as well as beautiful landscape and hills
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Day 18: Free Day in Kathmandu

You have a chance to visit rest of the city. It is considered as security day in case of flight interruption due to bad weather, this day can be occupied. Otherwise, you may extend your adventure like Chitwan Safari, Hike around Kathmandu valley, Lumbini and Pokhara as well.
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Day 19: Final departure

You will be transfer to airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight to your home country

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Kathmandu International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please report at least 3 hours before the flight.
INCLUDED
All domestic flight, Hotel/Airport transfer
Accommodations in Kathmandu with breakfast
All accommodations in tents and all meals during the treks
All necessary documentation and permits
All ground transportation (as per mention in itinerary)
Professional guide and porters
A First Aid Kits
Applicable Government Taxes
NOT INCLUDED
International Airfare
Nepal Visa fee (advice to take accurate amount)
Meals in Kathmandu (except breakfast)
Personal Expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters
Travel Insurance
Gratuity for Guide and Porters

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Mera Peak Climbing
Buddhist stupa mera trek
Mera base camp arrangement
Mera Peak Climbing
Mera expedition
Mera peak summit
Mera Peak summit pose

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