Mera Peak Climbing Reaching the summit of Mera Peak provides you the panoramic views of many 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 khumbu region along with their different and unique traditions, beliefs and norms. Trekking to Everest region also offers you amazing wild habitat like: musk deer, spotted deer, jackal, wild dog etc in beautiful pine and bamboo forests.
Mera Peak Climbing summit Mera Peak at 6,476 metres (21,247 ft) is a mountain, in the Sagarmatha region of Nepal, classified as a 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. From the summit of Mera Peak, panaromic views of other Himalayan peaks like Mount Everest, Lhotse, Cho. And other can be seen easily.It is the more popular among 33 peaks of Nepal, being the highest peak. In fact it’s probably fair to say that the summits of Mera Peak is the highest point in Khumbu region of Nepal in the entire Himalaya.
The peak is filled with scenery fields throughout the way and extremely stunning mountains can be seen during the trek. This trek is ideal for those who are physically fit and are seeking for real adventure. Traditional Sherpa culture and beliefs can be observed during the trek and we also get opportunity to see plenty of Rhododendrons and blue pines. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, Cho-Oyu and many other peaks that are above 8000 meter can be seen while on the trek. This trek is truly thrilling and can become unforgettable piece of memory and experience. There are acclimatization areas where one should consider for safe trekking. We acclimatize in some of the beautiful places in the district making the day meaningful. Then comes Mera Peak (6,461m/ 21,190 ft) which we ascend to the top & enjoy the moment of victory for a moment and return back.
Airport representative from our company pick you up from airport upon your arrival. Then transfer you to the hotel for short briefing about the trip. In the meantime, you can roam around the city to get familiar with new city or take a rest and relax.
After breakfast in the morning, we take flight to Lukla. This is 35 minute of astounding flight offering marvelous views of Everest range. In Lukla, you meet our supportive team and start trek to Phakding. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner and finally an overnight stay in trekking lodge.
From Lukla we trek to Chutanga. It is an easy trek and we trail through thick forest of silver fir, birch, pines and rhododendron trees. Then continuously descending to the pristine Rhododendrona & Pine sceneries, we reach Chutanga. Chutanga have many small streams and is a summer pasture. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner and finally an overnight stay in trekking lodge.
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 traverses across a boulder slope. We can view great scenery of Himalaya across Dush Koshi. And after viewing an impressive view, we walk for about half an hour and reach Thuli Kharka. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee and finally an overnight stay in trekking lodge or tented camp.
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. 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. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee and finally an overnight stay in trekking lodge or tented camp.
Our walk for today starts from the shadow of Mera Peak and along the ridge of Hinku River. Strolling 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. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee and finally an overnight stay in trekking lodge or tented camp.
For acclimatizing in high altitude, we rest in Thangnak. It is very gorgeous place to make oneself surrounded with mountains from all side and we visit Sabal Tsho Lake. We also have to take acclimatization hike to cairn (5271m) which is on the flank of Kusum Kangguru (6367m). Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee and finally an overnight stay in trekking lodge or tented camp.
Moving slowly from east side of Thangnak, we follow to Dig Kharka from Dig Glacier and get to be amazed by stupendous view of Charpate Himal. As we trail further, we approach Hinku Nup and Shar Glacier. From here we reach khare for a lovely evening and to witness a beautiful north face of Mera Peak. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee and finally an overnight stay in trekking lodge or tented camp.
Walking through steps full of boulder, we reach Mera Base Camp. In the 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. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee and finally an overnight stay in trekking lodge or tented camp.
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. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee and finally an overnight stay in trekking lodge or tented camp.
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 Morning (around 2 am) and take our climbing equipments to summit. As we ascend, the first ray of sun hits the mountain and we can enjoy full view of amazing Mountain View from above. Spending some time in the summit, we take journey back to Khare. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee and finally an overnight stay in trekking lodge or tented camp.
Rewinding our trip, we return back to Kothe for another wonderful evening and you can enjoy local wines and other treats. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee and finally an overnight stay in trekking lodge or tented camp.
From Kothe, we ascend through 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. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee and finally an overnight stay in trekking lodge or tented camp.
Leaving Thuli Kharka we ascend to Zatrwa La Pass making it the last day of trekking. From there we can view stunning view of Lukla valley and further trailing down, we reach Chutanga. We trek further from Chutanga till we reach Lukla village and conclude our climbing. Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee and finally an overnight stay in trekking lodge or tented camp.
Leaving mountains behind, we take flight to Kathmandu. Flights are scheduled in the morning and after we arrive at the Kathmandu airport, you are escorted to hotel and to witness the diverse culture in 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 successful summit. Meals included: Breakfast and finally an overnight stay in hotel. Attend the evening dinner and cultural program provided by our company.
After breakfast, we exchange our last good-bye and our airport representative drops you to 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!
- Pick up and drop from Kathmandu airport
- 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) during the trek and climbing period.
- Full board Accommodation of Lodges, Guesthouses
- All camping equipment in Base camp
- Flight Ticket from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu for member and Staff
- Trekking Permit (National Park entry fee)
- TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System) Permit
- Climbing permit for Mera peak
- Necessary staff during the trekking and climbing period With Experience Guide and Porter
- Facility of Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all trekking staff.
- Group medical supplies (First Aid medical kit will be available)
- One tent will be available in the Base camp for 2 people on shared basis;
- Necessary fixed and dynamic ropes will be available during climbing period
- Necessary kitchen crew will be available in base camp
- Complete pre-departure information, flight ticket reconfirmation and extend visa service(if necessary)
- Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu before departure.
- Nepal Social Special Gifts (T-shirt, Pashmina )
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
- Emergency rescue evacuation if required
- Airfare international flights
- Nepal entry visa fee, Visa issuance is easy at the arrival
- Alcoholic beverages, Mineral water, laundry, phone calls, internets
- Personal climbing equipment and yours Personal Expenses
- Ice fall fees Garbage Deposit (Sharing with other member) if applicable
- Walkie talkies & Filming permit
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section
- Tips for trekking crew members and gifts, souvenirs, etc
We organize trekking in Kanchenjunga region for any number of people. If the group consists of more than 16 pax, we will split the group and arrange accordingly. We will assign one trek leader, one assistant leader for the group of four pax and porters (one porter between two members ) to carry members luggage. This arrangement ensures that the group can still go ahead as scheduled itinerary despite any member gets sick on the way in the trekking.
Kanchenjunga trekking is considered a moderate trek suitable for those who can hike for 5 – 7 hours a day. Obviously hiking in the high altitude will not be so easy rather physically more demanding, however our itinerary is scheduled for the proper acclimatization while gradually gaining the altitude in the trekking. It will be advisable to have some walking and hiking or other outdoor activities for more than two weeks which will contribute to comfortable accomplishment in reaching Kanchenjunga No technical skills or use of crampons are required for this trekking. It is highly recommended for the trekkers to consult with the doctors before coming for this trekking. Trekkers who have asthma, allergy or any other diseases related to hurt, lungs should take more precaution for this trekking.
Trekkers need to have traveling insurance which covers the comprehensive expenses that might incur due to medical issues or accidents (this includes air ambulance, helicopter rescue, and medical treatment costs). Insurance companies in Nepal do not provide travelling insurance for the foreigners and the trekkers need to get the travelling insurance from one of the international insurance companies. Sunrise Adventure Trek will have accident insurance for the trekking staff.
Accommodation in Kathmandu will be arranged on twin sharing basis on BB plan except the extra cost for the single supplement (depending on the room availability ) according to the choice of the standard of the hotels before and after the trekking. Accommodation during the trekking will be arranged at standard teahouses/ lodges with unheated rooms with wooden beds and foam mattresses on twin sharing basis. The trekkers will have to share washing and toilet facilities. If the trekker is a solo traveler, he/she will have to share a room with the trekker of same sex.
Trekkers are provided three meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during Kanchenjunga trekking. They can enjoy wide variety of food from typical Nepali food, Tibetan food to all types of international cuisine (Continental, Italian, and Indian.). Unlike other trekking companies, Sunrise AdventureTrek allows trekkers to choose the food from the menu at the hotel / lodges in the trek. When the group is too big for the hotels/ lodges to provide individual dishes, set menu will be arranged in most places. We use the lodges / hotels which serve hygienic, nutritious and good food for the trekkers for them to get enough energy for the hiking.
Any trekker can get altitude sickness while trekking in the high altitude despite strong physically fitness. What is important is giving enough time for the proper acclimatization for the trekking. Sunrise Adventure Trek has planned the itinerary with gradual altitude gain giving enough time for acclimatization for the trekkers. Hiking slowly specially in the high altitude help prevent AMS ( Acute Mountain Sickness ). If anyone feels dizzy, suffer palpitation or severe headaches and loss of appetite, he / she will be moved to the lower altitude immediately or arrange the helicopter rescue in the severe case of AMS and the client has to pay for it.
A variety of clothing is necessary for the Kanchenjunga trek. While choosing the equipment trekkers need give emphasis on two simple aspects: Lightweight and Functional. The items should be lightweight, dependable, and adaptable to a variety of extreme weather conditions. The quality of the trekking equipment you choose has a lot to do with how warm, dry, and safe you will remain. For this reason you have to be critical of quality and the proper fit of clothing.
- T – shirts - Hiking shorts - Undergarments - Full sleeves shirts - Long light weight cotton pants - Fleece or wool pants (seasonal) - Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants. - Insulated pants / nylon windbreaker - Light and expedition weight thermal tops. - Fleece jacket or pullover - Waterproof shell jacket - Down jacket - Light warm fleece hat / woolen hat - Sun hat - Lightweight gloves. - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal). Foot Wear - Hiking boots - Light and comfortable camp shoes - Thin, lightweight inner socks. - Thick, warm wool hiking socks Accessories - Down Sleeping bag - Trekking bag / Duffle bag ( to carry for the porter ) - Day pack ( to carry with the trekkers to put the things required during the day time ) - Large plastic bags ( to keep items dry inside the trekking bag ) - Water bottle - Head lamp with spare bulb and batteries - Trekking poles - Personal medicine box - Sunglasses with UV protection. - Books, dairy, pen, walkman and any other game instruments Toiletries and Personal Hygiene - Quick drying small towel - Toothbrush / paste - Soap - Face and body moisturizer - Sun block for lips - Tissues / toilet rolls - Wet wipes - Feminine hygiene products - Anti bacterial hands wash
All our trek leaders are well experienced who have led trekking in Kanchenjunga region for more than eight years. Their in-depth knowledge about culture, custom, the geological surroundings as well as their professionalism, sincerity, and their hospitality make your dream of successful trek a enjoyable, memorable event in your life. Although our trek leaders are not highly educated, they are well experienced, professionally trained and posses good leadership skills to operate the trip smoothly. Their smiling faces, loving and caring attitude will make your even a hard walking day a pleasant one. All trekking staff of Sunrise Adventure Trek are locally employed and have the adequate knowledge about culture, ecosystem, flora, fauna, geography, history and the safety measures in running the trips. Their attitude and the efforts will be always concentrated on the less impact of the trekkers to the local culture, custom, nature and the eco system.
We are strongly committed to the porters rights. We make sure that they are well paid and have the proper clothing, foot ware and shelter. We are aware that no porter should be asked to carry a load that is too heavy for their physical abilities and the weight limit should be adjusted for altitude, weather and trail condition. We request our members not to have more than 15 kg weight of luggage to give to the porters. Porters who become sick while in the trekking are treated with high priority just like the other trekking staff or the members. If needed helicopter is sent and rescued in case of sever condition of sickness or accident. All porters are insured for sickness and accident.
Nepal, as a tourist destination is good for all seasons, however, the best seasons for trekking to Kanchenjunga region are Spring (March – May) and Autumn (mid Sept. – mid Dec. ). Trekking in autumn season is noted for clear weather and excellent views of silvery mountains against blue sky. It gets colder towards the end of December. This trek can be done in any month except January and February.