Tour Details

  • 18 Days(s)

  • Sherpa Peak Climber

  • English, French and Chinese

  • 6461 m

overview

Mera Peak Climbing falls in the category of the highest trekking peaks here in Nepal which makes it a cumbersome and physically demanding adventure trek. This trekking journey is more suitable for physically fit trekkers who have the experience of trekking at high elevations. Note that we provide you with a training course which covers the different aspects of the trekking journey including the climbing techniques, along with the skills that encompass rope fixing, glacier travel ascends and descends.

This trekking itinerary has been designed well to ensure that you have comfortable trekking experience and have enough time for acclimatization. The journey starts with a fun, scenic flight to Lukla from where we walk along the remote zone of the Hinku valley to move forward. The high camp will be set at the height of 5800 meters. You will be absolutely amazed by the sight of the natural surrounding including the Himalayas, lush green forests and diverse terrain while trekking across this region. This adventure trekking journey has to offer the views of the mighty Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Chamlang, Nuptse, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga peaks.

Tour Highlights

  • Amazing views of the majestic Himalayas towards the Khumbu region
  • Fun, scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla with sights of Makalu and Everest
  • Scale the tall Mera Peak (6461 meters)
  • Breathtaking views of the Lhotse, Cho Yu, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, and Mt. Everest
  • Exhilarating adventure among the gigantic Himalayas
  • Exciting camping trek
  • Spectacular views of mountains above 8000 meters

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Itinerary

  • 1 Day
  • 2 Star Hotel

After we finish the formalities at the airport, you will be transferred to your hotel by our representative who will be there to receive you at the airport. You can take rest after getting to the hotel. A tasty farewell dinner comprising of Nepali cuisines awaits you in the evening. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Meals provided: Dinner

  • 1 Day
  • 2 Star Hotel

On this day, we rest for the most part of the day and then go to the Himalayan Glacier’s office where the trekking leader will inspect your trekking equipment to make sure they function well. You will be introduced to your travel mates and clear any confusion regarding the trekking journey. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Meals provided: Breakfast

  • 5-6 Hours
  • Guest House

We board the early morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and start our journey to Paiya after we reach the Lukla airport. We move across the forest trail and cross the bridge over the river, Handi and get to Surke village. We move southwards now and then cross the Chutok la pass before we reach Paiyan which is a tiny settlement and is also called CHutok. Overnight stay at Paiya.

Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

  • 5-6 Hours
  • Guest House

On this day, w first descend and get to a bridge. We follow a slippery path and then cross Kari la pass. We move along with lush green bamboo and rhododendron forest across the narrow path. We first reach Panggom valley where most people rely on trading and farming. Overnight stay at Panggom.

Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

  • 4-5 Hours
  • Guest House

We commence our trekking journey after we eat breakfast. We trek out of Panngom to reach Ningsow where we first cross the pass named Panggom La. We move up and walk along a steady trail and move northwards. We walk past the Peseng Kharka Khola and then reach Peeing Kharka Danda. We walk past the Ningsow Khola before we get to the Ningsow village. We stay here overnight.

Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

  • 7-8 Hours
  • Guest House

We climb uphill from Ningsow and then walk down for some time and then get to Ramailo Danda. We enjoy the views of the Salpa and Mera Peak. After a few ups and downs, we reach Makalu Barun National park. The trail leading to Chhatra Khola from here is named as Pasang Lhamu trail. If we get lucky, we might spot the red panda here. Overnight stay at Chhatra Khola.

Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

  • 6-7 Hours
  • Guest House

We walk northwards to get on the main way to Mera Peak. We walk along the Majang Khola and walk towards the Hinku valley. We move ahead to Tashing Ongma where we can find tea shops. W continue ahead and cross a bridge which is over Sanu Khola before we finally reach Kothe. We stay the night at Kothe.

Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

  • 3-4 Hours
  • Guest House

We walk along the ridge around the Hinku Khola under the Mera Peak. We get lunch in Gondishung which is a summer settlement and then we walk past the centuries-old Lungsumgba Gompa. We walk for some time to reach Thaknak. Overnight stay at Thaknak. 

Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

  • 2-3 Hours
  • Guest House

We leave Thaknak on this day as we follow the path along the Dig Glacier to reach Dig Kharka which has to offer majestic views of the Charpate Himal. We climb up to the moraines and then to the snout of Hinku Nup as well as Shar glaciers. We climb uphill to Khare now. We can witness the northern part of the Mera Peak here. After grabbing lunch, we hike nearby Khare. Overnight stay at Khare.

Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

  • 1 Day
  • Campaigns

We use this day to acclimatize and prepare for the further journey. Our trekking leader will assist us with preparing for the climb in terms of our techniques and the use of gears like harness, crampons, ice ax, and ascender climbing boots. We also learn the rope climbing technique. Overnight stay at Khare.

Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

  • 6-7 Hours
  • Campaigns

We follow the steep route to get to Mera Peak Base Camp. We move forward along the Mera La pass to get to the Mera High Camp. This will be a rocky trail so needs to be scaled gradually. We put the high camp here as we relish the views of the Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Baruntse, Chamlang, and the mighty Everest. Overnight stay at the Mera High Camp.

Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

  • 8-9 Hours
  • Campaigns

On this day, we wake up really early around two and have breakfast. After this, we move up the glacier and onto the ridge. We climb the higher elevation gradually. The path becomes steeper as we move ahead. We will use the rope when we are at the foot of the final summit cone because it is steep. We enjoy the marvelous sight of the Mt. Everest (8,848 meters), Chamlang (7,319 meters), ), Cho-Oyu (8,210 meters), Lhotse (8,516 meters), Makalu (8,463 meters), Kangchenjunga (8,586 meters), Nuptse (7,855 meters), Baruntse (7,129 meters) and other peaks. Afterward, we go back to the high camp and take rest. We descend to Khare and stay there overnight.

Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

  • 1 Day
  • Campaigns

This day is set aside as a reserve day since the weather is unpredictable and the journey may not go according to the pace we decide. This day is not necessary if everything goes as planned.

Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

  • 4-5 Hours
  • Guest House

We move to Kothe from Khare on this day along the trail we walked on before. After we arrive at Kothe, we have a celebration for having completed our trek and will enjoy our time trying different delicacies. Overnight stay at Kothe.

Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

  • 5-6 Hours
  • Guest House

We set out on our journey to Thuli Kharka right after w grab breakfast. We ascend and then descend and walk across many tributaries around Inkhu Khola before we get to the path near Takato. We walk past a Chorten and then descend down on a steep path. We move uphill to Thuli Kharka and then walk past another chorten. Overnight stay at Thuli Kharka.

Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

  • 6-7 Hours
  • Guest House

We walk past the Zatrwa La Pass (4600 meters). We can enjoy the sight of the Lukla valley now which is amidst the Numbur Himal, Cho Oyu, Kongde Peak, Kusum Khangru and many other peaks. We walk down to reach CHutang and then move ahead to Lukla village. We will enjoy dinner alongside the trekking crew. Overnight stay at Lukla.

Meals provided: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

  • 1 Day
  • 2 Star Hotel

We board on the early morning flight to reach Kathmandu. You will be transferred to the hotel as soon as we reach Kathmandu. You can take rest in the hotel or go souvenir shopping. If you want to, you can go on a sightseeing tour and our guides can accompany and assist you there. A farewell dinner shall be provided in the evening for the successful completion of the Mera Peak Summit. Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

Meals provided: Breakfast and dinner

  • 1 Day
  • None

Your Mera Peak adventure in Nepal comes to an end here. You can exchange emails and organize the travel photographs in the morning. Our representative will accompany you to the airport, around three hours before the scheduled flight. You will get enough time to plan your next adventure on your way back home.

What’s included/excluded

Included

  • Airport pickup and drop off facility via private vehicle
  • Accommodation facility in a three-star hotel in Kathmandu inclusive of breakfast
  • Accommodation facility in teahouse and tents while trekking and climbing respectively
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner while trekking and climbing
  • Welcome as well as farewell dinner
  • Land transportation via private vehicle according to the itinerary
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu via flight
  • Experienced trekking guide proficient in English, climbing guide and assistant guides
  • Porter (1 porter=2 clients)
  • Salary, insurance, transportation, lodge, food and equipment for guide and porters
  • Down jacket (should be returned when the ends)
  • Duffel bag, t-shirt, and map for trekking
  • Important trekking permits and permit for Island peak climbing
  • Kitchen utensils and tents for camping
  • Equipment for group mountaineering
  • Medical box
  • Government taxes and local service charges

Excluded

  • Nepal Visa charge (please bring adequate USD cash and 2 passport sized photographs)
  • Airfare for international flights
  • Additional baggage charges (the cargo charge is $1.50 per kg if the weight is more than fifteen kilograms)
  • Additional cost for extra accommodation due to early arrival or late departure not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Oxygen and altitude chamber (PAC)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (additional costs for extra meals due to early arrival from the mountains)
  • Emergency evacuation arrangement
  • Expenses for personal expenses like batteries, internet, bar bills, laundry, extra porters, shower and so on
  • Personal equipment for climbing
  • Personal guide for climbing on request
  • Additional sightseeing tours and trips
  • Tipping to porters and guides
  • Services not mentioned in the service section

cancellation

Please contact us for the cancellation of any trip.

Good to know

Dos

  • Smile and greet the locals by saying the phrase “Namaste” or “Tashidelek”
  • Make certain that you travel in groups with also keeping a distance from people you see either walking in front or behind you
  • Having an uncertain plan during the trek should be consulted with the guide when trying something new on the trek.
  • Make yourself ready for the following day by having queries with the guide about what belongings can you carry with you and what belongings are carried out by the porters which are given for your convenience.
  • Contributing to the donation boxes at monasteries will help them prosper and develop around the trekking zone as they do not charge tickets rates for visitors during the trek.
  • Make sure you be comfortable while trekking if you feel uneasy and uncomfortable with your health please do inform the guide who will arrange the necessary preventions for you to be well fit during the trek.

Don’ts

  • The trek is filled with rich cultures and beliefs which may be uneasy for you to handle; make sure you respect the local culture and beliefs and it is mandatory for you not to criticize such practices
  • Make sure you have asked permission of the local people before capturing the pictures of them during the trek.
  • As people here are friendly in nature do not feel difficult when people stare at you; they are just interested in the visitors and have no ill intentions
  • Do not expect extravagant facilities around the trekking zone; basic facilities can only be provided given the geographical difficulties
  • Harming the floras and faunas during the trek is strictly prohibited during the trek and be responsible about the environment around you.
  • Giving money to the people during the trek should be prohibited as it encourages them to beg even more from the visitors during the trek.