Mera Peak Climbing - 16 Days

Highlights of Mera Peak climbing

 
Mera Peak Climbing Reaching the summit of Mera Peak provides you with outstanding views of the world’s highest mountains like Mt. Everest (8848m\29028ft.), Kanchenjunga (5143m\16873ft.), Makalu (8485m\27838ft.) Lhotse (8516m\27940ft.), Cho-Oyu (8150m\26658ft.), and many other peaks. And also can observe the traditional Sherpa culture of the Khumbu region along with their different and unique traditions, beliefs, and norms. Trekking to the Everest region also offers you amazing wild habitat like musk deer, spotted deer, jackal, wild dog, etc in beautiful forests
 

Overview-

 
Mera Peak Climbing 6,476 meters (21,247 ft) is a mountain, in the Sagarmatha region of Nepal, classified as the highest trekking peak. It has been one of the popular destinations for peak climbing nowadays. The first successful ascent was made by Col. Jimmy Roberts and Sherpa Sen Tenzing on May 20, 1953.
 
Similarly, once you reach the summit of Mera Peak, enjoy the panoramic views of other Himalayan peaks like Mount Everest, Lhotse, Cho. And others can be seen easily.  Mera peak is more popular among 33 peaks of Nepal, being the highest peak. In fact, Mera Peak is the famous trek peak  Khumbu region of Nepal in the entire Himalayas
 
While trekking to Mera extremely stunning mountains can be seen during the trail. This trek is ideal for those who are physically fit and are seeking a real adventure. Explore the UNESCO-listed beautiful Sagarmatha National Park traditional Sherpa people and their cultures. We also get the opportunity to see plenty of Rhododendrons and blue pines forest hidden landscape. Mera peak is the best ironic peak climbing where you enjoy the incredible views of the Himalayas peaks and beautiful valleys during your trip. 
 
In conclusion, enjoy outstanding sunrise views of Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, Cho-Oyu, and many other peaks that are above 8000 meters can be seen during ascent to Mera peak. This trek is truly thrilling and can become an unforgettable piece of memory and experience. There are enough acclimatization days where one should consider safe trekking. We acclimatize to some of the beautiful places in the district making the day a meaningful trip. Sunrise Adventure treks will arrange your Mera peak climbing in a safe manner considering the COVID pandemic. 

Overview

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport (1345m/4428ft

Day 2: Sightseeing and relax day in Kathmandu / B.

Day 03:   Kathmandu -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 B.Day 16: Transfer to Airport  / B

 

 

 

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival at the Airport (1345m/4428ft)

Airport representative from our company picks you up from the airport upon your arrival. Then transfer to your hotel for a short briefing about the trip. In the meantime, you can roam around the city or take a rest and relax.

Maximum Altitude- 1400 meter
Accommodations -Overnight stay in a hotel

Day 2
Kathmandu sightseen and check list the gears , briefing

Sightseen tour around in Kathmandu valley explore UNESCO world heritage sites in. visit Hindu temples and Buddhist monasteries. Shopping and meeting with the guide and briefing.

Maximum Altitude- 1400 meter
Walking distance – walking and sight have seen tour
Accommodations -Overnight stay in the hotel
Meals included – (Breakfast)

Day 3
Fly Kathmandu - Lukla to Chutanga (3050m/10006)- 4/5 hrs

First, take a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Once we reach Lukla then we trek to Chutanga. It is an easy trek and our trail passes through the thick forest of silver fir, birch, pines, and rhododendron trees. Then continuously descending to the pristine Rhododendron & Pine sceneries, we reach Chutanga. Chutanga has many small streams and is a summer pasture.

Maximum Altitude- 3050 meter
Walking distance – 4 to 5 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 4
Chutanga to Thuli Kharka (4200 m/13780 ft)- 5 hrs

We pass through Zwatra La, climb and cross Kalo Himal Ridge in the Nau Lekh. Climbing uphill to the ridge with Buddhist prayer flags, we traverse across a boulder slope. We can view the great scenery of the Himalayas across Dush Koshi. And after viewing an impressive view, we walk for about half an hour and reach Thuli Kharka.

Maximum Altitude- 2800 meter
Walking distance – 4 to 5 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 5
Thuli Kharka to Kothe ( 3800 m/12467 ft)- 5 hrs

Today we leave Thuli Kharka and descend down to Hinku Valley. The trek is fascinating as we cross three ridges: Hinku River, Hinku Valley, and Kothe. Likewise, plunging to the Hinku River and rambling toward Kothe, the trail possesses rhododendron forests and is full of tall Himalayan pines. We also happen to admire and view Peak 43 and Kusum Kanguru.

Maximum Altitude- 3800 meter
Walking distance – 4 to 5 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 6
Kothe to Thangnak (4350m/14271ft)- 4 hrs

Our walk for today starts from the shadow of Mera Peak and along the ridge of the Hinku River. Strolling a couple of hours we reach Gondi hung and observe 200-year-old Lungsumgba Gompa where we can find Mera Peak scripted in rock along with its route to reach Mera. Then after a short walk, we reach Thangnak – Thangnak is situated in a wide U-shaped valley, dwarfed by surrounding mountains.

Maximum Altitude- 4350 meter
Walking distance – 4 to 5 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 7
Rest day at Thangnak

After having breakfast start your day hike. For acclimatizing in high altitude, we rest in Thangnak. It is a very gorgeous place to make oneself surrounded by mountains from all sides and we visit Sabal Tsho Lake. We also have to take an acclimatization hike to cairn (5271m) which is on the flank of Kusum Kanguru (6367m).

Maximum Altitude- 4350 meter
Walking distance – 4 to 5 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 8
Thangnak to Khare (5045m/16551ft)- 4 hrs

Moving slowly from the east side of Thangnak, we follow Dig Kharka from Dig Glacier and get to be amazed by the stupendous view of Charpate Himal. As we trail further, we approach Hinku Nup and Shar Glacier. Furthermore, we reach khare for a lovely evening and to witness the beautiful north face of Mera Peak.

Maximum Altitude- 5045 meter
Walking distance – 4 to 5 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 9
Khare to Mera Base Camp (5300m/17388ft)- 3 / 4 hrs

Walking through steps full of the boulder, we reach Mera Base Camp. Either in Khare or in Mera base camp, our Guide will give you basic instructions and cautions you have to take in the ascent. You will learn climbing techniques, about different gears and information. Later in the evening, we talk with experienced climbers and gain some useful insights.

Maximum Altitude- 5000 meter
Walking distance – 4 to 5 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay either in tea house or tent
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 10
Mera Base Camp to High Camp (5780m/18963ft)- 4 / 5 hrs

Today we initiate our trek from Base Camp and climb about 400 meters before reaching High Camp. High Camp is located right at the Base of Big rock making us feel warm and getting an opportunity to view great sunrise and sunset. Along the trek, we can see stupendous views of Mt. Everest (8848m), Mr. Cho Oyu (8201m), Lhotse (8516m), Kanchenjunga, and others.

Maximum Altitude- 5800 meter
Walking distance – 4 to 5 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay intent
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 11
Mera High camp to Summit and Return to Khare (6476m/21246ft)- 9/10 hrs

Mera Peak is asserted as the highest trekking peak in Nepal. Today is going to be our unforgettable day because we are going to ascend Mera. We usually wake up very early in the morning (around 2 am) and take our climbing equipment to the summit. As we ascend, the first ray of sun hits the mountain and we can enjoy the full view of amazing Mountain View from above. Spending some time at the summit of Mera (6476 meters), we take a journey back to Khare.

Maximum Altitude- 5000 meter
Walking distance – 4 to 5 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 12
Khare to Kothe (3600m/11811ft)- 5 hrs

Rewinding our trip, we return back to Kothe for another wonderful evening and you can enjoy local wine/drinks and other treats.

Maximum Altitude- 3600 meter
Walking distance – 4 to 5 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 13
Kothe to Thuli Kharka (4320m/13200ft)- 6 / 7 hrs

From Kothe, we ascend through the thick and lush forest of rhododendron. After enjoying the hills full of rhododendrons, we reach Thuli Kharka – where we once more enjoy views of Mera North, Mera Central, and South Face.

Maximum Altitude- 4320 meter
Walking distance – 6 to 7 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 14
Thuli Kharka to Lukla: via Zatrwa La Pass (2800m/9186ft)- 7 hrs

Leaving Thuli Kharka we ascend to Zatrwa La Pass making it the last day of trekking. From there we can view stunning views of Lukla valley and further trailing down, we reach Chutanga. We trek further from Chutanga till we reach Lukla village and conclude our climbing.

Maximum Altitude- 2800 meter
Walking distance – 6 to 7 hrs
Accommodations -Overnight stay in tea house
Meals included – (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 15
Lukla to Kathmandu Flight – 35 min

Leaving mountains behind, we take the flight to Kathmandu. Flights are scheduled in the morning and after we arrive at the Kathmandu airport, you are escorted to the hotel and to witness the diverse culture of Nepal – we do shopping & half-day sightseeing (Swayambhunath-“Monkey Temple”). Later in the evening, you attend a dinner program as complementary from Sunrise Adventure Trek and celebrate a successful summit.

Maximum Altitude- 1345 meter
Walking distance – 35 minute
Accommodations -Overnight staying in hotel
Meals included – (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 16
Transfer to Airport

After breakfast, we exchange our last good-bye and our airport representative drops you at the airport. You are dropped three hours prior to your scheduled flight for custom check out. Hopefully, this will be a lifetime memory for you, and never forget our gifted country, Nepal. Have a safe journey!

Meals included – (Breakfast,)

Include & Exclude

Package included -

  • • All airport pick up and drop in private vehicle
  • • All transportation A/C car, tourist deluxe bus during trips
  • • Trekking lodge during trekking
  • • Whole accommodations during trips in the mountain, trekking lodge, camping, etc
  • • We provide a sleeping bag & down-jacket during the trek (if you don’t have your own but return after trek)
  • • 3 times meals during trekking as mention in the itinerary (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner )
  • • All meals and drinks included during climbing period
  • • Especial insurance to our climbing and trekking guides, cook, base camp porters
  • • Some seasonal fruits
  • • First aid medicine item, T-shirt & Trip achievement certificate
  • • Trekking permit & TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System)
  • • Special Professional Climbing Guide their salary, accommodation, meals, and their insurance
  • • Our government tax official expenses
  • • Climbing especial Permit for Mera peak
  • • One especial farewell dinner program

Package Excluded -

  • • Extra meals in the Kathmandu & dessert items, any types of drinks items
  • • Tour entrance fees
  • • Climbing gears and types of equipment which you can get hiring in Kathmandu
  • • Your international air ticket
  • • Your travel insurance & tips for the guides
1. Best season to climb Mera Peak?

Spring (March, April, May) and autumn (September October, November) is the best season for the peak climbing in Nepal. Likewise, some people also do climbing even in winter but have to witness extreme coldness and snowfalls its s a bit risky for higher peak climbing.

2. How about Insurance process for Mera Peak climbing?

Of course, for any international peak climbing and mounting insurance is mostly for your safety. Your insurance should cover personal medical, and evacuation. However, insurance makes your trip low risk and comfortable to travel. Therefore insurance is mandatory for the high altitude trekking and peak climbing.

Insurance of the Crew (guide, porters and Sherpa, cook)

Regarding insurance of our crew (team members) company is well responsible about it. Sunrise Adventure treks will arrange for insurance for our crew (guide, porters, and Sherpa cook) our team member’s insurance coverage their medical, accidental, and rescue coverage if in case of any emergency. The company is well responsible for our field staff but the client should have their own insurance to cover if any high risk.

3. How about Safety, guides, Sherpa, and team members

All our team members Crew (guide, porters and Sherpa, cook) are assigned according to our group. Our team members are origin from a local base and are well expert. Some of our guides and Sherpa team members have already climbed several times different renowned highest mountains including earth highest peak Mount Everest and many more. That is why we are professional and will operate your trip safely away.
Therefore all our guides and team members are professional in trekking, expeditions, high rescue, and well known about safety managements in high altitudes. Thus we have bold responsibility regarding the safety and successful arrangements of your adventures.

4. Food and Accommodations on Mera peak Climbing

You will have a standard hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast. Although, basic accommodation tea house, and camping accommodation during trekking and climbing. However, you will have a basic sharing bathroom and toilets on the trek so do not hope for a western-style of bathroom. So there is basic accommodation during trek and camping accommodation during climbing period.

Food and drinks items-

You can enjoy different types of meals on the trek. You will have Indian, Continental, Italian, Chinese any typical Nepalese cousins during trekking. Either if you are a Vegetarians or Vegan such meals are also available on the trek. While you are with a big group better you can have quick meals. Regarding drinks can use boil water, mineral water, or tap water using water purification tablets. Mountains water is quite clean to drinks it’s no any pollution.

5. Gears list for Mera peak climbing?

Gears and types of equipment is most important for the climbing. Below are the essential gears for Mera peak climbing so you can choose some of them as you need.

1. A sport harness- provides the best grip preventing you from falling

2. Carabineers- used in rope-intensive activities

3. Infinity Dry Rope / Prusik Loop- used in rope rescue

4. Braking Belay Device- attached to harness or carabineer

5. Crampons- improves mobility while walking over snow

6. Trekking Poles- walking support on the ice

7. The Figure of eight locks/ Descender/ Super 8- precise control over speed while descending

8. Ascender- attached to a rope to make ascending easy

9. Ice Axe- ice climbing tool

10. Multi-LED Headlamp & Spare batteries- for a clear journey

11. Slings- reduce the load damage

12. Altimeter- to measure the altitude of the place

13. Climbing Helmet- protect from rock falls

14. Climbing Rope- important for climbing

15. U- Lock- makes better locks

16. Gloves (Insulating)- used for various stuff like making knots, climbing and keeping your hands warm

17. Sleeping bag- protects your body while sleeping

18. Survival Blanket- works as a useful first-aid kit if someone is going into shock

19. Oxygen- necessary if you suffer from AMS its an optional one

20. Insect repellent- protects from the bite

Besides Climbing gears, there are other things that you need while trekking. They are listed below:

Clothing

• Loose comfortable T-Shirts

• Long-sleeved shirts for sun protection

• Trousers

• A warm jacket and a fleece pullover

• A thermal layer (shirt and pants)

• Water and windproof jacket

• Water and windproof trousers

• Woolen or thermal gloves

• Sun hat and sunglasses

• Woolen or fleece hat

• Scarf

• Down jacket

Footwear

• A pair of Hiking Boots-water resistance

• Trekking Shoes

• Sandals

• Socks

• 4 pairs of good hiking socks

• 4 pairs of thermal socks Bags

Bags

• Duffel bags

• Day Backpack

Skin Protection

• Sunscreen- a minimum of SPF 30

• SPF lip balm

• Pairs of sunglasses

Toiletries and First Aid

• Soap

• Shampoo

• Conditioner

• Travel Towel

• Toothpaste and Toothbrush

• Deodorant and Wet Wipes

• Hair Brush and Hair Ties

• Tampons or Pads

• Toilet Paper and Hand Sanitizer

First Aid Kit

• Basic medicine- cold medicines, anti-diarrhoea pills, and Diamox for altitude sickness.

• Bandages

• Gauze

• Medical tape and a compression bandage for strains or sprains

• Nail clippers.

• Any prescription medication

Electronics

• Mobile Phone and Charger

• Camera, Memory Cards and Charger or Batteries

• Power Bank

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Mera Peak Climbing

Trip Facts

  • Trekking and climbing
  • Mera peak
  • 6476 meter
  • Kathmandu
  • Strenuous