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15 Nights 16 Days
Availability : Everyday Departure
Kathmandu
Mera peak summit
Min Age : No Age Limit
Max People : 20
Mera Peak Climbing Details

Conquering Mera Peak is a testament to the human spirit’s capacity for resilience, perseverance, and adventure. From the rugged trails of the Himalayas to the breathtaking vistas of the summit, the journey is a life-affirming experience that leaves an indelible impression on all who dare to venture to its heights. As climbers descend from Mera Peak, they carry with them not only memories of a remarkable adventure but also a profound sense of accomplishment that will inspire them for years to come.

Introduction

Mera Peak, standing tall at 6,476 meters, is Nepal’s highest trekking peak. Its summit offers breathtaking panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and other Himalayan giants. Climbing Mera Peak requires physical fitness and basic mountaineering skills, making it a popular choice for adventurous trekkers seeking an exhilarating challenge. The journey to the top involves traversing through picturesque Sherpa villages, dense forests, and glacier terrain, culminating in a rewarding summit experience amidst the awe-inspiring Himalayan landscape

Preparing for the Expedition

Embarking on a Mera Peak expedition requires meticulous planning and preparation. From obtaining necessary permits to physical conditioning, every aspect of the journey demands careful attention. Months before the expedition, climbers engage in rigorous training regimens, focusing on endurance, strength, and altitude acclimatization. Cardiovascular exercises, high-altitude hikes, and strength training become integral parts of their daily routines, ensuring they are physically and mentally prepared for the challenges ahead.

The Trek to Mera Peak Base Camp

The journey to Mera Peak begins with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, the gateway to the Everest region. From Lukla, trekkers embark on a multi-day trek through picturesque Sherpa villages, lush forests, and rugged terrain, gradually gaining altitude as they make their way towards Mera Peak Base Camp. Along the way, trekkers immerse themselves in the rich cultural heritage of the region, encountering prayer flags, monasteries, and breathtaking vistas of snow-capped peaks.

Acclimatization and Training at Base Camp

Upon reaching Mera Peak Base Camp, climbers take time to acclimatize to the high altitude and undergo essential training for the ascent. Base Camp serves as a hub of activity, with climbers fine-tuning their technical skills, practicing rope techniques, and familiarizing themselves with the route ahead. As they prepare for the challenges of summit day, climbers bond with fellow expedition members, sharing stories and camaraderie amidst the backdrop of towering Himalayan peaks.

The Climb to High Camp

With acclimatization complete and skills honed, climbers set out from Base Camp towards High Camp, a crucial staging point for the final push to the summit. The journey to High Camp presents its own set of challenges, including navigating crevassed glaciers and steep, icy terrain. Climbers rely on their guides and fellow team members for support, forging ahead with determination and resilience. As they ascend higher into the thin air, the anticipation of reaching the summit grows ever stronger.

Summit Day: A Test of Endurance and Willpower

Summit day dawns with a sense of anticipation and excitement, tinged with a hint of apprehension. Climbers rise before dawn, fueled by a mixture of adrenaline and determination, as they prepare to tackle the final stretch to Mera Peak’s summit. Bundled in layers of warm clothing and equipped with ice axes and crampons, they embark on the arduous ascent, navigating steep slopes and icy ridges with unwavering focus.

The journey to the summit is as much a mental challenge as it is a physical one, testing climbers’ endurance and willpower with each step they take. Despite the thin air and biting cold, climbers press on, drawing strength from the breathtaking beauty that surrounds them and the knowledge that the summit awaits.

The Triumph of Success

As climbers reach the summit of Mera Peak, a profound sense of triumph washes over them, eclipsing the fatigue and hardship of the journey. Standing atop the highest point in Nepal’s trekking peaks, they are rewarded with panoramic views of the Himalayan giants, including Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu. Embracing one another in jubilant celebration, climbers savor the moment, knowing that their perseverance and determination have led them to this incredible achievement.

Reflections on the Journey

Descending from the summit, climbers reflect on the challenges they’ve overcome and the lessons they’ve learned along the way. The journey to Mera Peak is not just about reaching the summit but about the personal growth and transformation that occur amidst the backdrop of the Himalayas. From forging bonds with fellow climbers to pushing beyond perceived limits, the expedition leaves an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of all who undertake it.

Departure & Return Location

Kathmandu

Price Includes

  • Airport Pick up and drop off
  • An English speaking guide and porters
  • Lukla flights both way
  • 1 main course meals 3 times a day while on trekking and climbing with a cup of tea or coffee
  • Twin sharing accommodation arrival to departure.
  • Climbing guide including all the necessary climbing gears

Price Excludes

  • Flights To/From Nepal, Tourist Visa, and Travel insurance
  • Meals in the Cities
  • Personal expenses: Boiled and bottled water, hot shower, battery charging, Wi-Fi, snacks, drinks etc.
  • Any extra costs due to unforeseen circumstances and Tips for your trekking staffs

Complementaries

  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • Company T-Shirt
  • Certificate of Achievement and Medal
  • Entrance Fees
What to Expect

Mera Peak climbing is a demanding yet massively rewarding adventure that offers a unique opportunity to test your limits, immerse yourself in the beauty of the Himalayas, and forge lasting memories. Proper preparation, determination, and the support of experienced guides can be the adventure of a lifetime. Here’s what you can expect from this challenging journey:

  • Physical Challenge: Expect a physically demanding journey, starting off Mera peak climb, which involves hiking for several days at high altitudes. The ascent of Island Peak requires some mountaineering skills including the use of ropes, crampons, and ice axes to navigate glaciers and need more endurance.
  • High Altitude: Prepare for the effects of high altitude, such as decreased oxygen levels and altitude sickness. Acclimatization days are built into the itinerary to help climbers adjust gradually to the thin air, reducing the risk of altitude-related health issues.
  • Stunning Scenery: On the journey of Mera peak, Anticipate awe-inspiring views of the Himalayan landscape, including snow-capped peaks, valleys, and pristine glaciers. Along the trek to Everest Base Camp and during the climb of Island Peak, trekkers are treated to breathtaking panoramas that showcase the natural beauty of the khumbu region.
  • Variable Weather Conditions: Be ready for changing weather conditions on Mera peak journey which can range from clear skies to snowstorms and high winds. Flexibility is key, as weather conditions may impact the timing of the climb and the overall itinerary. Experienced guides will monitor weather forecasts and make informed decisions to ensure safety.
  • Technical Climbing Sections: Prepare for technical climbing sections during the ascent of Mera Peak, including steep ice slopes and rocky terrain. Climbers must be capable in basic mountaineering techniques and comfortable using specialized equipment under the guidance of experienced climbing leaders.
  • Sense of Achievement: Look forward to the sense of achievement and fulfillment that comes with reaching Mera Peak summit. Standing at the base of the world's highest peak and conquering a challenging Himalayan summit are milestones that leave climbers with a deep sense of accomplishment and memories to last a lifetime.
Itinerary
Mera Peak (6,476 meters / 21,247 feet) is a popular trekking peak in the Himalayas of Nepal, offering stunning views and a relatively less technical climbing experience compared to other peaks in the region. Here’s a typical 18-day itinerary for Mera Peak, including acclimatization days and travel to and from Kathmandu: This itinerary provides a balanced approach to acclimatization and includes ample time for summit attempts and exploration of the local culture. Adjustments can be made based on personal preferences and physical condition.

Day 1Arrival Kathmandu (1350M)

Arrive in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. After settling into your hotel, spend the day exploring the vibrant city, or simply relax and prepare for the trek.

Day 2Lukla to Chutanga (3,020m)

After an exhilarating flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,840m), you begin your trek. The trail leads through lush forest trails, offering scenic views as you ascend gradually to Chutanga (3,020m). This first day is about adjusting to the altitude with a trek of about 4-5 hours covering approximately 6 km.

Day 3Chutanga to Thuli Kharka via Zatrala Pass (4,600m).

Today, you cross the Zatrala Pass (4,600m). The trek is challenging, with a steep ascent to the pass, but the panoramic views of the Himalayas are worth the effort. After the pass, descend to Thuli Kharka (4,300m), with a total distance of 10 km, taking around 7-8 hours.

Day 4Thuli Kharka to Kothe (3,691m)

The trail descends through lush rhododendrons and pine forests towards the Hinku Valley, leading you to Kothe (3,691m). This 6-7 hour trek covers approximately 11 km. The descent allows for easier walking while still maintaining the enchanting mountain scenery.

Day 5Kothe to Thaknak (4,358m)

Today’s trek involves a gradual ascent to Thaknak (4,358m), moving along the Hinku River and through pastures. The journey spans 8 km and takes about 4-5 hours, allowing you to enjoy the serene landscapes and acclimatize further.

Day 6Thaknak to Khare (5,045m)

Continuing up the Hinku Valley, you reach Khare (5,045m) after trekking for 6 km over 4-5 hours. This is a critical acclimatization day with stunning views of Mera Peak along the way. Spend time exploring and adjusting to the altitude.

Day 7Acclimatization Day at Khare

A rest day in Khare to acclimatize to the high altitude. Engage in short hikes around the area, such as a trek up to a higher altitude and return to sleep low, enhancing your acclimatization process.

Day 8Khare to Mera High Camp (5,800m)

Ascend from Khare to Mera High Camp (5,800m). The trail is steep and can be challenging due to the thin air. The trek takes about 6-7 hours, covering around 7 km. From the high camp, enjoy breathtaking views of Everest, Makalu, and other peaks.

Day 9Mera High Camp to Summit and Back to Khare (6,476m)

An early morning start for the summit push to Mera Peak (6,476m). The ascent can take 4-6 hours depending on conditions. After enjoying the summit views, descend back to Khare, taking about 8-9 hours for the round trip of approximately 10 km.

Day 10Contingency Day

A buffer day in case of bad weather or other delays. If not needed, you can use this day at the end in Kathmandu.

Day 11Khare to Kothe (3,691m)

Retrace your steps back to Kothe, descending along the Hinku Valley. This 6-7 hour trek covers about 11 km. The descent is easier on the body, and you can enjoy different perspectives of the landscapes you passed earlier.

Day 12Kothe to Thuli Kharka (4,300m),

Continue back to Thuli Kharka, ascending through the forested trail. The trek takes around 6-7 hours, covering 11 km. The familiar path allows you to appreciate the journey in reverse.

Day 13Thuli Kharka to Lukla via Zatrala Pass (2840m)

Re-cross the Zatrala Pass, making your way back to Lukla. This 10 km trek takes 7-8 hours, with a steep ascent followed by a descent into Lukla, where you can celebrate the completion of your trek.

Day 14Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

A morning flight back to Kathmandu, where you can rest and reflect on your incredible journey through the Himalayas.

Day 15Departure Or Extension Of Your Stay In Nepal.

Depart from Kathmandu, taking with you unforgettable memories of the Mera Peak expedition. Transfer to the airport for your onward journey or extension of your stay in Nepal.

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Your Questions, Expert's Answers

Frequently asked questions.

How difficult is it to climb Mera Peak?

Mera Peak climbing is physically demanding and require a good level of fitness and requires some basic mountaineering skills, including the use of crampons and ice axes.

When is the best time to climb Mera Peak?

The best time to trek to Mera Peak climb is during the pre-monsoon (spring) season from March to May and the post-monsoon (autumn) season from September to November when the weather is generally more stable.

How long does it take to climb Mera Peak?

Climbing Mera Peak typically takes 15 to 18 days arrival to departure.

Do I need a permit to climb Mera Peak?

Yes, you will need various permits to trek to Mera Peak climbing. These include the Makalu Barun  National Park Entry Permit and the Mera Peak Climbing Permit issued by the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).

Do I need to hire a guide and porter for Mera Peak?

While it is not mandatory to hire a guide and porter, it is highly recommended, especially for those without prior trekking or mountaineering experience. Guides can provide valuable assistance, navigation, and safety support throughout the journey.

What kind of gear do I need for Mera Peak?

Essential gear includes sturdy hiking boots, warm clothing, a down jacket, a sleeping bag suitable for cold temperatures, trekking poles, a headlamp, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a first aid kit. For Lobuche Peak, additional mountaineering equipment such as crampons, ice axes, harnesses, and helmets are required.

Are there any health risks associated with climbing Mera Peak?

Altitude sickness is a significant risk, especially when ascending too quickly. It’s essential to acclimatize properly, stay hydrated, and be aware of the symptoms of altitude sickness. Other common health risks include frostbite, sunburn, and gastrointestinal issues.

Is travel insurance necessary for Mera Peak?

Yes, comprehensive travel insurance is highly recommended, covering emergency medical evacuation, trip cancellation, and medical expenses incurred during the trek and climb.

How much does it cost to climb Mera Peak?

The cost can vary depending on factors such as the duration of the trek, the level of support (guides, porters, etc.), and the quality of accommodations. On average, you can expect to spend anywhere from $2000 to $3000 or more for the entire journey.

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Rajesh kolakkal

Solo Traveller

“Mera peak climbing in Nepal”

I was keen on climbing a 6000 meter peak in Nepal. With this objective I began corresponding with a few guiding companies in Nepal. Right from the beginning, I struck a good rapport with Sali who is the Managing Director of his company. He was extremely patient and answered numerous queries of mine. Due to the COVID situation there was a lot of travel related information which were also provided accurately. Together we came to a conclusion that Mera Peak would be the best option for me. The prices quoted were by far the most reasonable at the same time quality of service was top notch.
I was assured that everything would be taken care of from the time I reached Kathmandu till the end of the trip – which is exactly what transpired. Sali was also very resourceful in managing issues related to extended bad weather at Mera Peak, for which he amended my schedule. He was also very resourceful in getting me out of Lukla when flights were all cancelled due to bad weather.

My trekking guide was Niraj Aryal, who was extremely friendly and went out of his way to make sure that I was comfortable. He has a great deal of information on the mountains of Nepal and enjoys good rapport with all tea house owners which is very useful. On long days Niraj even volunteered to carry some load from my back pack just to make sure I was comfortable. We started off as friends and by the end of the trip he was like a brother to me. Post returning to Kathmandu, Niraj took me to some of the popular tourist areas and also helped me with shopping. In fact, Niraj was with me till the time I returned to Kathmandu airport for my flight back home. I sincerely wish him all the very best in his future. I acknowledge his constant motivation and assistance which made the summit for both of us possible.

It is evident that this organization has a very high work ethos. They all go out of their way to delight their clients. Absolutely 5 star rated and highly recommended for any trekking and climbing activities in Nepal region and Sali is now also conducting trekking activities in India.

May 1, 2024