Mera Peak Climbing - 19 Days


  • Country: Nepal
  • Region: Hinku Valley
  • Elevation: 6,476m/ 21,247ft
  • Coordinates: 27.92°N, 86.93°E
  • Best Season: Spring/Autumn
  • Group Size: 2-12 Pax
  • Trip Start/Ends: Kathmandu
  • Trip Grade: Moderately Difficult
  • Trek Style: Teahouse+Camping
  • Transportation: Domestic Air/Land Transportation

Mera Peak is situated in the Sagarmatha Region, Mahalangur Range, with its altitude rising until 6,476 meters, (21,247ft). Mera Peak is one of the highest trekking peaks in Nepal. It contains three main summits: Meera North (6,476 meters), Mera Central (6,461 meters) and Mera South (6,065 meters) as well as a smaller “trekking summit”, visible as a distinct summit. It is a good mountain for trekkers who would like a straightforward introduction to mountaineering.

Mera Peak Climbing is followed by a short and exciting flight to the mountain airstrip of Lukla and after continuous trek for days through the high and lovely valleys, you will get to the area of Mera. Although physically very demanding on account of the altitude, the climb on Mera Peak is not technically difficult as ascending snow slopes rarely exceed 40 degrees. You don’t require much experience to ascend Mera peak except your physical fitness and willing to do it.

If you are planning to reach Mera Peak you can use direct domestic flight to Lukla or in case you love trekking then you can walk from Jiri to Lukla. There are various methods to reach the Base Camp apart from the easy route and normal route. If you are willing to view the panoramic views of the different Himalayas like Kanchenjunga, Makalu then the High Camp is the perfect spot to color your dreams. You will get endless opportunities to enjoy the white mountains. In additional, Northern part of the Peak Mera is termed as a straightforward for climbing. Great Nepal Treks & expedition is one of the best company to manage the program for mountain expedition and peak climbing in Nepal. It is operated by the expert and experienced local team who have almost stepped the mountains for 20 years. Book your plan with us and feel that you are in safe hands. We have special rates for this Spring 2016.


Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu (1350M/4,430ft)

Day 2: Preparation and last minute shopping

Day 3: Flight to Lukla (2,860m/9,383 ft) and Trek to Chutanga (3020m/9908ft, 4 hrs)

Day 4: Trek to Thuli Kharka (3900m/112795ft, 6 hrs)

Day 5: Trek Kothe (4182m/13720ft, 5 hrs)

Day 6: Trek to Tangnak (4358m/14297ft, 4 hrs)

Day 7: Trek to Kahare (5045m/16551ft, 4 hrs)

Day 8: Rest for Acclimatization process

Day 9: Trek to Mera Base Camps (5300m/17388ft, 3 hrs)

Day 10: Climb to High Camp (5415m/17765ft, 5 hrs)

Day 11: Summit Day: Summit to Mera Peak (6,476m/ 21,247ft) and return back to Khare (5045m/16551ft, 8hrs)

Day 12-14: Retrace your trial back to Lukla via Khare, Kothe & Thuli Kharka

Day 15: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu (1350m/4264ft)

Day 16: Departure to TIA, Final Departure

Arrive in Kathmandu. You will be welcomed by a Great Nepal Representative at the airport and be transferred to your hotel. You will have a brief explanation about the travel itinerary. Stay overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Today you will have a preparation and briefings at the Departments of Tourism (DOT). After you get your climbing permit you will get a free time for last minute shopping. Stay overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Early in the morning, you will board a flight to the Lukla Airport, also commonly known as Tenzing-Hillary Airport. It is a wonderful mountain flight and the flight itself can be no less than an adventure as the airport is enlisted as the most dangerous airport in the world. In less than 30 minutes, you will reach Lukla while enjoying the breathtaking views of the mountains during the flight. At the airport, you will meet our crew members. Stroll around while the guide divides and manages baggage to be carried by porters. After a delicious breakfast at Lukla you will begin your journey towards Chutanga (3020m/9908ft), which takes approx 4 hours easy treks, overnight in a basic lodge with warm dinner. Overnight stay at Local guest house.

Trek from Chutanga to Tuli Kharka which takes approximate six hours (6hrs). By passing Zatrawa La Pass (4610m/15124ft) and down climb to Khartitang at (3900m/112795ft). Overnight stay at Local guest house.

The next day you will again follow the same routine and start walking towards Kothe approx 5 hours, by passing the Osila Kharka (4060m/13320ft) and Gondishung (4180m/13720ft) you will reach at Kothe. Overnight stay at Local guest house.

 

After breakfast, early in the morning you will again start trekking towards Tangnak (4358m/14297ft), approx 4 hours to reach Tangnang. While trekking towards Kothe you will enjoy the breathtaking view of Southface of Mera Peak throughout the day. Overnight stay at Local guest house.

On the pleasant morning, after your breakfast you will again start to trek towards Kahare (5045m/16551ft) approx 4 hours. Overnight stay at Local guest house.

No need to worry for waking up early. You have a whole day to take rest for acclimatization. You can further explore around or climb up for a few hours and then come back at Tangnang. Overnight stay at Local guest house.

For the trek to Base Camp (5300m/17388ft), you are going to climb for a minimum of three hours. Then, you will reach your destination at Mera-La (5415m/17765ft). Usually, that pass will be enclosed with snow from November to April. Again the views from the pass are impressive. You will move down about a 100m on the way to the Hogu Side and prepare for the Base Camp (5300m/17388ft), below the ice. Overnight stay at Tented camp.

After completing a day of rest and acclimatization, the next day you will be trekking to the High Camp. You have to ascend for 5 hours and reach at High camp (5,415m/17765ft) and set up the high camp and make preparation for the next day to get to the summit. Normally, the camp will be covered with snow from Nov - April. Again the view from the pass is spectacular. You will reach the High Camp. Overnight stay at Tented camp.

Today is an unforgettable day for you because you are climbing to touch the summit of Mera Peak. You have to warm up your body and start your trek early the next and reach the summit after a few hours of trek. The smiling views of Pumori (7161m), Lhotse (8516m) Makalu (8463m), Lobuche (6145m) and Cho Oyu (8201m) are spectacular from the top. These are the most fantastic views that you can see from the summit. Don’t forget to charge your camera and save space to capture the Himalayas otherwise you will regret. Spend few hours at the summit and remember your well wishers. Feel proud for a successful summit. After a few hours, you have to descend down carrying the images of all smiling mountains in your eyes, heart, memory and camera. Trek back to Kahare (5045m/16551ft) and rest well to overcome the fatigue of climbing. Overnight stay at Local guest house.

After exploring everything again you have to return from Mera Peak Base Camp to Lukla via Khare, Kote and Thuli Kharka. The beauty and amazing view that you will get to know in Meera Peak Base Camp is marvelous and you will remember it throughout your entire life. On the Fourteen day, you will trek back to Lukla where you can enjoy the farewell dinner with our team. Celebrate the happiness for being successful in fulfilling the dream to kiss the Summit of Mera Peak. Though you will have a painful body, the fresh memories of Mera Peak will heal them quickly. Overnight stay at Local guest house.

Hurry up to back up yourself since you are going to fly back to Kathmandu earlier if you are lucky with good weather. After 35 minutes adventurous flight, check in into the hotel. Take heavy and healthy shower to erase away all the organic dirt and dust collected during the trek. Be independent whole day of plan for special yoga, meditation, Spa or massage to make you fresh or perform special shopping. Join the cultural program with Nepali cuisine in the evening. Overnight stay at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Sadly your most memorable journey ends today. A Great Nepal representative will escort you to the airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On your way home you have plenty of time to think about your recent adventure and to plan your next wonderful adventure in Nepal.

Inclusion

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu hotels on BB plan with twin sharing basis
  • Teahouse or tented accommodation during trekking and climbing
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals and boiled water in the mountain
  • Permit and necessary goverment tax
  • All ground transportation as per the itinerary by private vehicles
  • All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking climbing leader (guide), cook, assistant climbing leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter), other helpers (1 trekker: 2 helpers) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • All necessary paper works; trekking permits and Mera Peak climbing permit from NMA.
  • Sleeping bag, duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map (Sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • Group mountaineering camping and climbing equipments will be provided after approval by Nepal Mountaineering Association or similar kitchen, dining, toilet tents, mattresses, and kitchen equipments
  • Farewell dinner
  • Medical Kit Bag
  • All government and local taxes

Exclusion

  • Nepal Visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu(and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal climbing equipments
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled water, shower, heater, etc.)
  • Optional trips and sightseeing cost if extended
  • Tips for guides and porters

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Acclimatization

To enable all expedition members to acclimatize well and hence maximize their chances of success, our expedition programs are prepared with sufficient time for acclimatization. Adaptation to the altitude takes time and there can be no short-cuts, even if supplementary oxygen is used in the final stages. The atmospheric pressure at the base camp is half of that at the sea level. A thorough program of acclimatization is built into the itinerary which consists of regulated height ascents, followed by descents and rests before the final ascent to the summit. This will prevent the climbers to get rid from altitude sickness.

Why Tipping is essential?

There are several reasons why you should tip in Nepal. It is quite the same as for what you tip in restaurants. They live in remote areas that are far from proper health and education facilities. Tipping them will additionally encourage them to manage good and nutritive food to eat, warm and comfortable clothes to wear or other necessary basic requirements to maintain their livelihood in a comfortable way. A small gesture of gratitude will do no harm to you but actually changes the lives of many people for a long time in many reasons. Our company has its fund collected from the some percentage of profit and sometimes from the tips of our guests which will directly invested for uplifting the economic condition of guides, porters and other staffs of office. It’s nothing more than the way to add smiles on those laborious faces.


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Trip highlights

  • Climb one of the highest trekking peaks in Nepal
  • Panoramic views of the different Himalayas like Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Chamlang, Baruntse, Lhotse, Everest 
  • Explore the valley remained untouched for centuries, with high peaks standing in all directions

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