Mera Peak Climbing Info
Mera peak climbing is one of the highest trekking peaks in Nepal. Mera peak is suitable for any trekker who is physically fit. There is a high success rate of climbing to Mera peak in the Spring and Autumn season. We can see the five 8000 m peaks including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Makalu, and Mt Kanchenjunga from Mera peak. Sunrise Adventure trek operates Mera peak from our professional team of Sherpa climbers. Similarly, there are major two routes to climb Mera peak. The first trek passes via Lukla to Hinku Vally and the next is trekking through Chatra La Pass to Thuli Karaka. Trek passes through Zatra La Pas is better to good acclimatization. However, climbing to Mera peak is a less technical and moderate mountaineering experience for the climbers.
Moreover, the Mera peak is a bit challenging highest trekking peak in Nepal. We start the Mera peak trail from Kathmandu to Lukla and start our trek up to we reach Khare and Mera base camp. Mera peak climbing is one of the best peaks climbing in Nepal for any adventures and mountaineer lovers.
1. Where is Mt. Mera peak located?
Mera peak is located in the Mahalangur Himalayas range, of Nepal Sagarmatyha Zone in Solukhumbu district. Mera peak is situated on the edge of Khumbu valley and surrounding by Khumbu glaciers which are dominated top world five mountains including mt. Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga.
2. How high is the Mera peak?
Mera peak has a different name which is classified as one of the highest trekking peaks in Nepal. Mera peak has three different names. Mera peak is also famous for the highest trekking peak climbing in Nepal.
Mera North – 6476 m 212478 ft
Mera south – 6065 m 19898 ft
Mera Central – 6461 m 21198 ft
3. How much does it cost to Climb Mera peak?
Mera peak climbing cost depending on the style of trek and duration of the trek. Normally Mera peak climbing costs about US $ 160 per day per person depending on full board. However, if you do all camping trek and climbing will be cost more expensive. If you can do Mera peak climbing in around 14 days it will cost a bit chief and if you do within 18 days will be cost expensive.
4. How long days does it take to climb Mera peak?
Mera peak climbing is depending on your physicality and fitness. Normally Mera peak climbing is starting from 12 to 18 days it all depends on your previous experience of trekking and climbing.
5. Who climbs first to Mera peak?
First Everest was explored by British explorers in the early 50s in teams including Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norway, Erice Shipton, and George Lowe. Thereafter, the first ascent to Mera central was on May 20, 1953, by Col. Jimmy Roberts and Sen Tenzing. Mera North first climbed in 1973 and the next team climbed by the French climbers Marcel Jolly, G. Baus, and L Honills in 1975.
6. When is the best time to climbing Mera peak?
We recommend to Mera peak climbing always in the best season with having good weather. The best time to summit Mera peak is in Spring March to May and autumn – September to November.
7. What are the main mountains to see from Mera peak?
We see the amazing views Himalayas range from the Mera peak. Enjoy the massif view of the world’s highest mountains from Mera high camp and Mera peaks. We can see. Mount Everest – 8484 m 29029 ft, Mount Kanchenjunga 8586 m 28169 fit. Next to Mt Lhotse 8516 m (27939 ft), Mt Makalu 8463 m ( 27766 ft), Mt Cho Oyu 8201 m ( 26906 ft) are the world tallest mountain which we can see from Mera peak.
8. Mera peak climbing route and itinerary?
We Sunrise Adventure trek will arrange your complete package for Mera peak combing.
Below is the Mera peak climbing outline itinerary-
16 Days Mera Peak Climbing
Outline Itinerary: –
Day 01: Arrival at the Airport (1345m/4428ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu to Lukla (2850 m/9286ft)- 35 min / L.D
Day 03: Lukla to Chutanga (3050m/10006)- 4 hrs / B.L.D
Day 04: Chutanga to Tuli Kharka (3900m/1275ft)- 6 hrs / B.L.D
Day 05: Tuli Kharka to Kothe (4095m/13435ft)- 5 hrs / B.L.D
Day 06: Kothe to Thangnak (4350m/14271ft)- 4 hrs / B.L.D
Day 07: Rest day at Thangnak / B.L.D
Day 08: Thangnak to Khare (5045m/16551ft)- 4 hrs / B.L.D
Day 09: Khare to Mera Base Camp (5300m/17388ft)- 4 / 5 hrs / B.L.D
Day 10: Mera Base Camp to High Camp (5780m/18963ft)- 4 / 5 hrs / B.L.D
Day 11: Mera High camp to Summit and Return to Khare (6476m/21246ft)- / B.L.D
Day 12: Khare to Kothe (3600m/11811ft)- 5 hrs / B.L.D
Day 13: Kothe to Thuli Kharka (4320m/13200ft)- 6 hrs / B.L.D
Day 14: Thuli Kharka to Lukla: via Zatrwa La Pass (2800m/9186ft)- 7 hrs / B.L.D
Day 15: Lukla to Kathmandu Flight – 35 min / B.
Day 16: Transfer to Airport /
(Note – B.L.D: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
9. What are the accommodation & meals available on the Mera peak route?
Nepal has different varieties of land and unique cultures. While there is low land there is hot temperature and the Hilly area has moderate and the Himalayas region has extremely cold weather. All the trekking routes to Mera peak has a simple hotel and few varieties of menu availed during trekking and climbing to Mera peak. Sometimes we need to sleep in a tent and common room during trekking to the Mera route. Moreover, we need to sleep in a tent in Mera base camp and Mera high camp.
10. What about altitude sickness during Mera peak routes?
Nepal is a land of different geographical diversities. However, the weather varies based on Terai, Hilly, and Mountain region. Once we go to higher altitudes we may have altitude sickness is normal for some people who depend on their physical fitness and previous experience of the trek.
11. How is the weather and temperature of Mera peak climbing?
Nepal has a different climate so the temperature depends on the different seasons. Spring – is the hottest season of the year around -5 to -10 degree calicoes will be the temperature of Mera summit. Similarly. Next Autumn – (September, October, November) About -15 to -20 degrees will be the temperature of Mera peak.
12. Things to consider during climbing to Mera peak climbing?
Physical fitness – You have to be personally healthy and good maintain your body for high altitude trekking. You should be personally simplistically and mentally fit for climbing.
Best season to climb- You have to climb Mera peak in Spring and Autumn which offers the good time weather of the year.
Enough trekking and camping gears – You need to bring ward enough clothing and needed sufficient camping types of equipment. You should have good enough previous high trek experience
Climbing Training and Experience – You should perfectly acknowledge climbing gears and equipment. You have to be some previous training experience. You should better have rock climbing or peak climbing training experience.
Bring necessary first aid medicine- You have to sleep at the high camp altitude at 5800 m. Some time may be altitude sickness to anyone so need to careful of AMS, HAPE. Although, you need to bring necessary altitude sickness medicine like Diamox, Zodamile, etc.
Precaution with time During Climbing – Beware of the time during very important climbing. You have to do Mera peak climbing on time and care about the weather. Sometimes people may be lost in the cloud and missing in the snow.
Mera peak climbing is one of the best trekking peaks in Nepal. We can see the massif highest Himalayas range from the top of the Mera peak climbing. Mera peak is dominated by Mt Everest and Khumbu glaciers. Thus Mera peak is impressive and the highest trekking peak climbing in Nepal. So Mera peak climbing is more adventurous and challenging than one of the famous peak climbers in the Himalayas Nepal.