Mera Peak Climbing
Starting from: Kathmandu/Lukla
Ending at: Lukla/Kathmandu
Trekking Duration: 16 days
Grade: Moderate - Difficult
Maximum Altitude: 6654 m (Mera Peak Top)
Transportation: Flight, Car
Mode of trekking tour: Teahouse or Camping
Mera Climbing Overview
Mera peak (6476 m/21247 ft.) is officially the highest trekking peak climbing in Nepal. Mera peak climbing is the perfect combination of the trekking in Nepal through the most picturesque mountain sceneries, pristine forests, and awe inspiring atmosphere at the highest altitude of the world. On reaching the summit of the Mera peak one can view the rare scene of the wild and wooded valley of Hunku and Honku Drangkas and the rarest view of the southern face of the Mt. Everest. Apart from all this, you can view the spectacular mountains like Kanchenjunga and Makalu to the east, Mt. Everest and Lhotse to the north, and Ama Dablam and Cho Oyu to the west. Mera peak climbing is an idyllic Nepal tour package for those who would love trekking Himalayas through the un-spoilt landscape along with the most adventurous peak climbing in Nepal.
To reach Mera peak you take a flight to Lukla (2,800m.) and from Lukla you trek for six days all the way through the pristine rhododendron, oak, silver fir and birch forest and the cattle grazing fields in the wilderness region of the Hinku and Honku valley. En route you will explore through the alpine glacial lakes, huge moraine and beautiful scenery of the majestic peaks of Mt. Charmlang and Mt. Baruntse. You set up first base camp for Mera peak on the base of a large glacier. You set up two more camps one above the base camp on the glacier region and another on the crevasse field of the glacier at 5,800m. You use a fixed rope to climb the last steep section of the climb to the Mera peak.
Day 01: On Arrival at Tribhuvan International airport our representative will receive you and transfer to the hotel.
Day 02: Today you will spend a day getting the detail information regarding the trip for basic preparation and make a permit.
Day 03: You take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2860m) and trek to Phuiyan (2796m) for about 4-5 hrs.
Day 04: You trek from Phuiyan to Pangkogma (2846m), it takes approximately 6 hrs of continuous walking.
Day 05: You Trek from Pangkogma to Narjing Dingma (2690m), it takes approximately 6 hrs of continuous walk. En route you pass through the Takshindu Monastery and Lamjura leading up to the Pangkongma La Pass (3140m). From here you enter the beautiful Hinku valley.
Day 06: You trek from Narjing Dingma to Chalen Kharka (3440m). It takes approximately 6 hrs of continuous walk.
Day 07: You trek from Chalen Kharka to Chunbu Kharka (4,200m). It takes approximately 6 hrs of continuous walk.
Day 08: You trek from Chunbu Kharka to Kote (3490m). It takes approximately 6 hrs of continuous walk.
Day 09: You trek from Kote (3490m) to Tangnang (4140m). It takes approximately 5-6 hrs of continuous walk.
Day 10: You take a day rest in Tangnang as Acclimatization Day.
Day 11: You trek from Tangnang to Mera Base Camp (4940m). It takes approximately 5-6 hrs of continuous walk.
Day 12: You take a day as Acclimatization day at Base Camp at an altitude of 5,300m.
Day 13: Since the weather condition remains unpredictable in high Himalayas you take a day as Spare for Summit
Day 14: You gradually climb up to the High Camp to an altitude of 5,800m.
Day 15: Today you attempt Mera peak summit and back to the base camp. Climbing for approximately 08 hrs continuously.
From the summit, you can see great spectacular mountain views, including Mt. Everest (8848 m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586 m), Mt. Lhotse(8516 m), Mt. Makalu (8485 m ) and other mountains over 7000m height.
Day 16: You trek back to Kote. It takes approximately 5-6 hrs of continuous walk.
Day 17: You trek back to Cetera (4190m). It takes approximately 5-6 hrs of continuous walk.
Day 18: You trek back to Lukla. It takes approximately 5-6 hours of continuous walk.
Day 19: You take a flight back to Kathmandu.
Day 20: Departure from Nepal to onward destination.
Note: [The proposed itinerary is a standard pattern for guideline. You can modify this climbing/expedition itinerary according to your time and requirements. The Itinerary may be changed after understanding by both agency and client. ]
Price for the trip will be provided after your requirements. The trip cost/price depends on the following facts.
- Size of climbing group (number of climbing member)
- The service you want to use, Full Board Service or Base Camp service
- Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
- Mode of transportation
- Number of Climbing crew (staffs) you want
- Climbing Service above Base Camp
- All airport pick-up and drop-off service including domestic and international flights
- Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu for 4 nights on B/B basis
- One day sightseeing of the Kathmandu city with English speaking tour guide
- Trekking guides for the trip
- Experienced, Trained and Government Licensed Climbing Guide(s) during climbing
- Necessary porters for trekking/climbing (A porter carries 25-30 Kg)
- Kathmandu – Lukla round flight tickets to all climbing team (climbing members and staffs)
- Trekking and camping equipments such as camping tents, mattress, sleeping bags, down jackets.
- 3 meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) and available accommodation at Hotel/Lodge/Guest Houses or tents for members and staffs during the trek and climbing in twin sharing basis.
- Trekking Permit fee
- TIMS card fee (Trekkers Information Management System)
- Peak Climbing permit
- All necessary paperworks, office Service charge and Government taxes levied in Nepal
- All wages, equipments, medical and accidental Insurances for all involved staffs
- First Aid medical kit
- Satellite phone carrying by the Guide for communication (available for members with the cost of US$ 4 per minute call)
- Appropriate food for high altitude and all climbing crew at Base Camp and above as required
- Required fixed and dynamic rope during the climbing period
- Emergency Oxygen and mask regulator
- Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu before departure
- Company service charges
- Garbage deposit & other Government Taxes
- International Flight Tickets
- Meal in Kathmandu (Lunch and Dinner, except farewell dinner)
- Personal nature expenses such as energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates etc.
- Services such as Laundry expenses, hot water etc.
- Expenses of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phones and Internet expenses
- Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking Gears
- Any extra services, products, offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary
- Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations
- Any additional staff other than specified.
- Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines, Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses.
- Oxygen Cylinders, Masks, Hoses and Regulators
- Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
- Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue.
- Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance is easy at the arrival)
- Ice fall Garbage Deposit fees (Sharing with another member) if applicable.
- Walkie talkie & Filming permit.
- Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
- Any other services not included in "Cost Includes" section
If the above itinerary couldn’t meet your needs, we can design a tailor-made trip to suit your needs. Please let us know whether you would like to make your trip shorter or longer.