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Mera Peak Climbing

The Mera Peak Climbing is one of our favourite peak climbing we’d be delighted to help you explore this impressive region in Nepal.

Climbers of the magnificent Mera Peak (6470m), return with awe-inspired with stories to tell about the thrills of the grand expedition to the top of an elegant, snow-capped Himalayan giant. Located in the Everest Region of Nepal, Mera Peak claims the title of the highest elevation “trekking peak” permitted for climbing in the Himalayas, to this day. From the summit, panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Kangtega, Ama Dablam, Mt. Makalu, Lhotse, Nuptse, and many other treasured Himalayan peaks draw one of the world’s most precious skylines. Mera Peak is mostly technically straightforward, and is suitable for novice to expert climbers. Accompanied by a professional, highly experienced guide, the varying skill levels of climbers will be accommodated for, optimizing the best experience possible for each individual climber.

The first people to summit Mera Peak were Sen Tenzin and Jimmy Roberts on May 20th, 1953. Beginning with a beautiful flight from the bustling city of Kathmandu to the peaceful, gateway village of Lukla to the Everest region, climbers will be trekking through a lush forest with rhododendrons, tranquil streams, and yak pastures on trail. On the traditional route to the Mera Peak base camp, climbers first trek through the dramatic landscapes of the Hinku Valley. In this valley, the local Sherpa people reside. Climbers are welcomed by their warm hospitality, in addition to experiencing and observing the traditions of the Sherpa people - a well-preserved, cultural heritage of the Himalayas.

The most popular seasons to climb Mera Peak are from March to May and September to December. Accomodation is provided in both quaint, traditional teahouses and tenting. The guides will provide a very authentic cultural experience, introducing the local culture along the way. Diverse landscapes of rugged, snowy mountain ridges, and lush vegetation along the trek make for an eye-pleasing and unforgettable expedition. Mera Peak is mostly technically straightforward, but can be physically challenging with high Himalayan altitudes. Therefore, climbers should note that prior training is recommended.

All in all, Mera Peak stands a tall gem in the Everest Region in Nepal. Varying levels of climbers are accommodated for by well-experienced guides, for each individual to have the best expedition possible. Encapsulating, dramatic views of snow-capped peaks, quaint villages, and diverse landscapes on the way to base camp, surely take the breath away from those who choose to climb Mera Peak. Offering the tallest permitted viewpoint from the summit of a trekking peak, it is no secret why those who partake in this expedition would consider Mera Peak one of the most beautiful, thrilling peak climbs of the Himalayas. The hidden, natural beauty of Mera Peak is certainly worthy of the challenge.

We begin the trip short 35min pleasant mountain flight from Ktm to Lukla. With Incredible Himalayan Sherpa Adventure, you'll not only be able to enjoy this incredible panoramic view of Himalayas but you'll also have the chance to observe the traditions and rituals, great hospitality of the local Sherpa people. We put great emphasis on authentic experiences and our professional local guides will introduce you to their culture.

All our treks can be booked as private trips - no large, impersonal groups but small, individual experiences. Let Incredible Himalayan Sherpa Adventure take you on your very own adventure ascend to Mera Peak summit.

If you make us to organize Mera Peak Climbing only from Khare to khare, this could be arranged.

+ Optional shorten Route
If you would you like ride to Kathmandu by helicopter rather than retrace your steps to Lukla, this could be arranged.

Highlights 

  • Summit Nepal’s highest trekking peak 6470m
  • Experience the rich cultural heritage of the vibrant, hospitable Sherpa people
  • Challenging climb for varying levels, facilitated by a highly experienced guide for an optimal experience of each individual
  • Diversely beautiful landscapes from trek to summit
  • Close views of Mt. Everest, Kangtega, Ama Dablam, Makalu, Lhotse, Nuptse, and many other treasured Himalayan peaks
  • Authentic cultural experience, accompanied by guide, in the provided quaint teahouses throughout Sherpa villages

Itinerary

01

Day 01

Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m/4429 ft. ), transfer to hotel

Flying into Kathmandu is a memorable experience with the Himalaya spread out. Your flight will land at (TIA) Tribhuwan International Airport at 1350m after you will receive Nepal entry visa which can be obtained in advance or on entry and for the visa process at Kathmandu TIA, you will take around 45min, it depends on the number of people in a queue. For the Nepal entry visa information, have a visit this Nepal govt. official site Department of Immigration Nepal. After you will exit from the gate, where you will see our representative waiting for you withholding placard written with the company name. Representative welcome you by offering Tibetan scarf and transfer to the hotel in private vehicle. Trek briefing and afterward invited to a host family for welcome dinner.
[Included meals: Welcome Drink]
Overnight at hotel(1350m)

02

Day 02

Scenic flight to Phaplu(2415m/7918 ft.),drive to Khari Khola(2050m/6270ft.) , 25min + 3hr drive

After having breakfast at the hotel, Kathmandu, we move toward Tribhuwan International Airport in the morning. We take 25min to land at Phaplu Airport at Nepal. From here we move onward to Khari Khola and it takes us around 3-4hr to reach Khari Khola from Phaplu Airport by means of jeep transportation. The amazing scene of hills, the settlement, agriculture lands, and full of crops makes the journey more enjoyable, then we reach the tehouse and take rest.
[Included meals: Breakfast]
Overnight at teahouse(2050m/6270ft.) 

03

Day 03

Trek to Pangom (2850m/9350.394 ft.),5-6hr walk trek

After an early breakfast we continue our trek over a steep ascending trail that heads for passing through Bupsa towards crossing the Poyan Khola as we ascend towards Khari La which lies at the elevation of 3081m as we pass through different village of Kharte, Nyungso to arrive at a beautiful village at Pangom.
Overnight at teahouse(3275m/10744.75 ft.)

04

Day 04

Trek to Ningso (3160m/10367.45 ft.), 4-5hr walk

We head towards NingSo as we ascent Nankung La (3110m) as we get a superb view of Mera Peak before descenting towards Sibuje (2770 m) as we arrive at a nice camp at Ning So.
Overnight at teahouse (3160m/10367.45 ft.)

05

Day 05

Trek to Bamboo forest (3580m/11745.41 ft.), 6-7 hr walk

We start with a steep climb up to an elevation of 3280 m from where we get amazing views and continue the climb until we reach the top to take a descent until we arrive at the lunch spot near the river at the elevation of 2850 m. We continue our trek to arrive at the Bamboo forest where we will spend over night in a lodge.
Overnight at teahouse (3580m/11745.41 ft.)

06

Day 06

Trek to Kothe (3,600 m /11808ft.), 5-6hr walk

Today, we advances through the dense forest filled of Rhododendron, oak, pine and juniper trees.During our trek today we will be seeing amazing views of Mera Peak and surrounding snowcapped peaks. We will take a steep descent to the Hinku River and a final uphill climb will lead us to Kothe. It lies to the west side of the Hinku Valley, and offers pure wilderness with lush vegetation to trekkers.
Overnight at teahouse (3,600 m /11808ft.)

07

Day 07

Trek to Thaknak (4,350m/14,270ft), 3-4hr walk

The route will pass through Lungsumgba Gompa which was built approximately 200 years ago. Here, we can find the Mera Peak along with its route scripted in rock which is fantastic piece of rock carving architecture. Thetrek continues with a rather easy walking route that leads to the summer grazing area of Thangnak where there are shops and number of good tea houses.
Overnight at teahouse (4,350m/14,270ft)

08

Day 08

Trek to Khare (5,045m/16,486ft.), 2-3hr walk

A short day with approximately three to four hours of ascent past Dig Kharka to Khare, the Mera Peak Base Camp at 4,900m. The trail climbs steeply out of Tangnag to some prayer flags overlooking the glacier tumbling down from Kyeshar peak. The trail gets easier as we climb up the valley past Dig Kharka and then there is a last steeper climb to the lodges at Khare. We have lunch in Khare and a free afternoon. From Khare we get great views of Mera, Charpati Himal, Kyeshar Peak and other Himalayan giants.
Overnight at teahouse(5,045m/16,486ft.) 

09

Day 09

Acclimatization/skills refresher day at Khare (5,045m/16,486ft.)

We have an acclimatisation day at Khare and there will be the chance to walk up on to the glacier towards the Mera La, where we will practice our ice axe, crampon and rope technique and use of jumar. There will be a full gear check at Khare and it is possible to hire gear here. Please note that equipment checks, and all practice sessions are compulsory before the climb.
Overnight at teahouse(5,045m/16,486ft.)

10

Day 10

Trek to Mera Base Camp (5400m/17716.54 ft.), 2hr walk

After breakfast, we walk through boulder strewn course to reach Base Camp of Mera Peak. We have to march through steep route (about 260 meters ) and it takes around 2-3 hours to reach Base Camp. After lunch, we do hike and return to the camp.
[Included meals: Lunch+Dinner]
Overnight at tent(5400m/17716.54 ft.)

11

Day 11

Trek to Mera High Camp(5,780m/18,958ft.), 4-5hr walk

Leaving Khare, we will advance towards Mera peak base camp. Out trail gradually ascend over to Mera Glacier. We will climb steeply towards the top of the glacier before traversing along the glacier to finally arrive at Mera peak base camp. Again after the camp, we will advance and follow the trail hat climbs over through Mera La pass and continue trekking along rocky and often snow covered tails towards Mera Peak High Camp. The route crosses the bowl and then climbs the ground to the right of the tongue to a large rock platform beside the glacier after another careful walk. Once at the high camp our Sherpa crew will quickly set up the camps and make necessary check on our climbing gears. From the high camp site, we can enjoy the amazing views of Everest, Makalu, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Baruntse and Chamlanag.
[Included meals: Breakfast+Lunch]
Overnight at tent(5,780m/18,958ft.)

12

Day 12

Spare day

The extra day for during the climbing period
[Included meals: Freakfast+Lunch+Dinner]
Overnight at tent

13

Day 13

Mera Peak Summit (6,470m) & back to Khare (5,045m/16,486ft.),8-9hr walk , 8-9hr walk

Big day indeed!. We have to start early morning for the summit of Mera Peak. Properly equipped and fully acclimatized we start early with the aim to reach the summit before noon. Strong windsafter mid-day can created obstacles in reaching the summit. We will start around 2 am in the morning after having breakfast. We will begin to climb up the glacier and onto a ridge. By following thefootsteps and guidance of our experienced climbing expert, we advance towards the Mera Peak summit.Once the top, we are rewarded with magnificent views of Mt. Everest, Mt, Cho Oyu, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Kanchenjunga,Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Chamlang. After spending some quality time at the peak we will descend the same route and headback to reach khare for our overnight stay.
[Included meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner]
Overnight at teahouse(5,045m/16,486ft.)

14

Day 14

Trek back to Kothe (4300m/14107.61 ft.) - 5-6hr walk

Today we will start retracing our steps from Khare and trek through Thangnak before advancing towards Kothe.With mostly downhill trekking, we will leave high altitudes behind and enter into the dense sub-tropical forest filled with rhododendron, Oak, Pine and birch trees.
Overnight at teahouse(4300m/14107.61 ft.)

15

Day 15

Trek to Thuli Kharka (4300 m/14107 ft.), 5-6hr walk

Today, we again climb up about two hours through the lush forest on the west side of the Hinku Valley to Thuli Kharka. It's nice walk through the red Rhododendron forest with beaten trail of Himalaya of Nepal. We observe the wide range of Mera peaks, Mera North, Mera Central, Mera South from Thuli Kharka. Overnight in Thuli Kharka.
Overnight at teahouse(4300m/14107.61 ft.)

16

Day 16

Trek to Lukla(2800m/9186.352 ft.), 5-6hr walk

Two hours up from Thuli Kharka we walk to reach Zatrwa La pass. After crossing the pass we see beautiful view of Lukla valley. Cho yu, Kongde peak, Numbur Himal, Kusum Khangru and so many others. From Zatrwa La we walk all the way down to Chutanga and then straight forward easy walk takes us to Lukla village where we conclude the trekking and this evening we enjoy the last dinner in mountain with our crew. Overnight in teahouse.
Overnight at teahouse(2800m/9186.352 ft.)

17

Day 17

Scenic fly to Manthali & drive to Kathmandu(1350m/4429 ft.), transfer to hotel

We fly back to Manthali (Ramechhap) airport and transfer to our hotel in Kathmandu. At this time of day there can be heavy traffic, especially coming into Kathmandu itself, and the drive is likely to take 5 hours or more.
Overnight at hotel(1350m/4429 ft.)

18

Day 18

Final Departure, transfer to Airport

Depending on your flight time you will be transferred to the airport. The airport checks in is 3 hours prior to the departure time and the hotel checkout time is 12PM. In case our flight is late evening please let us know if you require half day use of the hotel.
[Included meals: Breakfast]

 

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Note: We are flexible to customize the trip itinerary, dates as per your time frame, service standard etc.

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Price : €1745 per person with group size of 2

  • Trek with an English speaking govt licensed trekking guide
  • 1 porter (betn two clients) to carry your luggage during the trek (max 24 kg; i.e. 12kg pP)
  • Domestic flight (KTM-Phaplu & Lukla - KTM) with airport transportation and taxes
  • Private transport(Phaplu-Khari Khola & sahring transport(Manthali-KTM)
  • Accommodation during the trek in carefully selected teahouses as per the itinerary
  • Everest and Barun National Park Entry Permit
  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu rural municipality entrance
  • Duffel bag and trekking map
  • First aid medical kit, oxymeters to check pulse, heart rate & oxygen saturation carried by guide
  • Necessary paper works, all government, and local taxes
  • Garbage Deposit and it charges
  • Base camp and high camp tent accommodation [1 tent (between two clients)]
  • Group climbing equipment, stoves and fuel
  • High altitude freeze-dried meals
  • Kitchen Sherpa staff gratuities
  • Climbing permit and certificates(from company and NMA)
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu by the host family at Typical Nepali Cultural Restaurant

Comfort Package

Price: €1805 per person with group size of 2

As Basic and

  • 2N in 3* and 1N in 4* hotel in KTM on B/B plan as per the itinerary [upgrade possible]
  • Airport pick up & drop off personally

Full Board Offer

Price: Have a kindly make an enquiry for the Full Board tour cost. Because the cost depends on the meals chosen by you.

As Comfort and

  • Full board meals in the mountains during the trek

Group Discount:

There is a further discount for larger groups. Please contacts us for details at mytrek2nepal@gmail.com


Trek Duration:

The Trek duration can be shorten or extend depending on time and fitness

Excluded Services

  • International Airfare to and from your country
  • Nepal Visa fee for on arrival entry visa (US$ 25 or equivalent for 15 days, US$ 40 for 30 days & US$ 100 for 90 days. You also require 2 passport sized photos)
  • Insurance - Following stated things must be submit while you do trips through (IHSA)
  • You must submit copy of your insurance certificate included standard policies that covers trekking activities up to 5000m
  • Your Insuarnce policy must cover accidents, medical expenses, and emergency evacuation including helicopter rescue upto 5000m and it is excluded in the trip price
  • At the time of you do Insurance you should read the policy carefully whether your requirements are included or not
  • IHSA also recommends your insurance policy covers cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Any alcoholic beverages, cold drinks and boiled mineral water as well as snacks, deserts etc. during the trek
  • Tipping is a culture in Nepal and is expected by your staff (guides, porters, drivers)
  • Hot shower, battery charges (available at extra cost in lodges, sometimes free)
  • Unforeseen expenses not under our control such as flight cancellations or delays, weather-related issues, illness during the trek, rescue costs, etc
  • Any other costs not specifically included. Please feel free to ask if in doubt

Personal gears:

- Crampons
- Harness
- Ice Axe
- 2 x Tape slings
- 2 x Screw Gate Karabiners
- Descender / Abseil Device (Jumar)
- Prussic Loops
- Helmet


Eating & Drinking

We include full board meals(Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner) in the camping period but exclude Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in the tea-houses, allowing you to choose what you want to eat and when. Although most lodges have almost identical menus, they are reasonably extensive and offer a varied selection, ranging from traditional Nepalese dal bhat to pizza and apple pie.

Although meat is available in the tea houses, we advise against eating it on trek. The meat has often been carried in the heat from lower altitudes for several days before reaching the lodges, and can cause stomach upsets or illness. Germs can also be spread by handling dirty money - we recommend using hand sanitiser.

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Supplementary time

The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla significantly reduces the journey time compared to the trek via Jiri (which we also offer). The flight is the shortest and most popular way of gaining access to the region but the mountain weather is notoriously unpredictable and sometimes even during the best part of the season, flights are delayed or postponed for one or more days. We can also arrange for a Helicopter charter from Kathmandu to Lukla instead but this adds significant extra cost. We highly recommend that you take potential delays into account and allow for an extra day in Kathmandu. You can use your extra time here in Nepal by doing many exciting activities like rafting, jungle safari, Bunje jumping, Mountain flights or simply enjoy the bustling streets of Kathmandu.


Nepal Visas

You need visa for Nepal, which can be obtained in advance or on entry. If you wish to apply before departure the current visa cost is £20 for a 15 day visa and £35 for a 30 day visa for UK passport holders. The current cost of a visa on arrival is US$25 for 15 days, US$40 for 30 days or if extending your stay $100 for 90 days. All are multiple entry. The visa on arrival fee can be paid for in cash in US Dollars, Pounds Sterling or Euros. You will also need a passport photo. Application forms are available in the immigration hall (or for electronic passports there are visa registration machines which, after inserting your passport, automatically fill out a form for you). You must firstly join the queue to pay the visa fee, and then go to the relevant immigration desk to obtain your 15, 30 or 90 day visa stamp. There can be long queues for visas on arrival.


Insurance

Following stated things must be submit while you do trips through Incredible Himalayan Sherpa Adventure(IHSA)

√ You must submit copy of your insurance certificate included standard policies that covers trekking activities up to 5000m.

√ Your Insuarnce policy must cover accidents, medical expenses, and emergency evacuation including helicopter rescue upto 5000m and it is excluded in the trip price.

√ At the time of you do Insurance you should read the policy carefully whether your requirements are included or not.

√ IHSA also recommends your insurance policy covers cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects.


Weather

The main trekking season in Nepal is from October to mid-May when daytime temperatures at most altitudes are generally comfortable for walking, the sky is clear much of the time and rain and snow are occasional occurrences. Daytime temperatures will vary from 15ºC to 35ºC in the Kathmandu Valley to around 10ºC at 3,600m and progressively lower the higher we go.

Different seasons offer different advantages for trekking.

Post Monsoon/autumn: Mid-September to November. This is the main trekking season in Nepal. Day temperatures in Kathmandu are approximately above 20ºC. Skies are usually clear and days on trek are sunny and mild with clear mountain views. At the highest altitudes although the days can be nice and sunny the temperatures can drop to 10ºC and much lower. Nights will be colder with temperatures dropping as low as minus 10ºC and lower at the highest altitudes.

Pre-monsoon/spring: March to May. Both day and night temperatures will be warmer in general but haze will often build up in the afternoons. It is very hot in the lowlands and temperatures rise to 35ºC in Kathmandu. Flowers bloom in this season and this is one of the reasons people chose to trek in spring.

Snow can be expected on any departure, usually at the higher altitudes. Summit day will be a very early start (usually about 2am) and will be extremely cold. Although mostly it is calm and clear on summit day the mountain does occasionally get high winds. You need to be equipped for temperatures as low as minus 25ºC plus wind chill on summit day.

Please remember that in any mountain area the weather is never wholly predictable and you should be prepared and equipped to deal with any differences in weather beyond the conditions described above.


Drinking Water

Staying hydrated is important when undertaking any physical activity but particularly so at altitude where it is generally recommended to drink at least 3-4 litres per person per day.

We strongly encourage you not to buy bottled water on trek as this contributes to the growing problem of plastic pollution in Nepal’s trekking areas.

All tea houses will provide cold water free of charge, if requested. Although this should not be drunk untreated, we recommend that you bring a reusable bottle with a wide opening (Nalgene or similar) with you and use a SteriPEN to treat it with. A SteriPEN is a handheld UV water purifier – small, lightweight and battery powered so easy to pack for a trek. In Nepal’s trekking regions most of the bottled water isn’t strictly ‘mineral water’ anyway but is UV treated, so it’s exactly the same technology. It’s quick to use, far more effective than purification tablets, and the water is ready immediately. It’s fine to use a SteriPEN on non-boiled water so long as it isn’t cloudy or full of sediment (which is uncommon in these regions).

SteriPENs are widely stocked on Amazon, outdoor shops and other online retailers; look for the latest models but avoid USB charging ones. Better still, a SteriPEN will pay for itself over the course of the trek and you won’t leave behind a single plastic bottle – you will end up spending the same or even less than you would on bottled water, plus you can keep it for future trips.

If you prefer not to invest in a SteriPEN, the tea houses also sell boiled water for approx. Rs150-300 per litre (the price increases the higher you trek) which should not require treating. This is also perfect for a bedtime refill as it can double up as a hot water bottle.

While camping boiled water is supplied for drinking.


Money and Gratuity

Money and Gratuity; It is best to bring a mixture of cash and traveler’s checks in a major currency [some currencies are not convertible to NPR]. USD, GBP, CAD, EUR, and AUD are generally fine. Ensure you have also small denominations. As a guideline for baseline spending money we suggest USD 8 - 10 per meal in Kathmandu / Pokhara and USD 30 – 35 per day whilst trekking in the Annapurna region (if you drink or smoke or plan some major shopping this could be higher). You should exchange enough money into Nepalese Rupees to last the entire time of your trek BEFORE leaving Kathmandu. There are no exchange facilities in the villages along the trail but plenty of money changers in KTM.

Gratuity is, Since the 1960s when trekking in Nepal was developed, there has been a tradition for groups and independent visitors to gratude their crews at the end of a trek but gratuity are not included in the trip price. If you are happy with the performance of the trekking staff, we suggest the following as a minimum: USD 7 per day of the wages or around one day’s wage for each week on a trek. As a rule, and through tradition, the head cook should get a little more than the porters and ‘Sherpa’ and kitchen crews. The Sardar and Leader/Guide should get a little more again.

Price


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Duration

18 days

Season

Mar-May & Oct-Nov

Region

Khumbu - Nepal

Grade

Medium

Altitude

6470m

Walking

5hr

Accommodation

Teahouse & tent

Trip Type

Private & Group Join

Transportation

Private Vehicle & flight

Certificate of Excellence

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