Short Mera Peak Climbing ǀ Mera Peak Trek - 13 Days

Mera Peak climbing

Mera peak is the highest trekking peak ( 6476m 21246 ft) located in the Khumbu part of Nepal. Mera peak climbing offers an incredible range of the great Himalayas. You can close view of the world’s five highest mountains from the top and high camp of the Mera peak. You can see the earth’s highest peak Mount Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga. Mount Kanchenjunga looks very far located in the eastern part close to the Indian border.
 
Mera peak is less technical but more challenging due to the high elevation climbing compared to other trekking peaks. Sunrise Adventure treks successfully ascent many groups to the top of the Mera peak. Our Mera peak climbing itinerary is carefully designed to have enough acclimatization.

Short Approach to Ascent Mera Peak

 The short approach to ascent Mera peak is suited for those who have limited holidays. We directly fly from Kathmandu to Luka and directly start our trip to Zatra La Pass, Hinku Valley. Mera peak trek passes via the beautiful wilderness of the Khumbu valley and Sagarmatha national park which is better for acclimatization. So you can do fast and shortcut way to climb Mera peak.
 
Although, you no need to go to Namche Bazar rather will trek straight forward from Lukla to Chutanga (3450 m). Therefore our Sunrise adventure trekking team has expert Sherpa climbing guides who have much time successfully climbed to the Mera peak. We do also offer basic training skills either in Mera base camp or in Khare before a day you heading to the high camp of Mera peak. You can also do only Mera Peak trek up to Mera base camp if you scare ascent.
 
Trek passes through beautiful lush green forest, beautiful rhododendron flower tress, fantastic views of white rivers, rocky paths. All the way you will beautiful villages, Zatra La pass (4600m), Kothe, Tangnang, Kothe, and Khare. All the high passes on the trail are quite an amazing and refreshing part of the Mera La trek.
 
In conclusion, Mera peak climbing is one of the best options for overall mountaineering people. You can experience the massif mountains views and beautiful valleys from the way of the Mera peak climbing is a brilliant part of the Mera peak climbing

Overview

Outline Itinerary: –

Day 01: Kathmandu to Lukla  (2850 m) 9286ft) Chutanga 3050 – 4/5 hrs/ L.D

Day 02: Chutanga to Tuli Kharka (3900m/1275ft)- 6 hrs / B.L.D

Day 03: Tuli Kharka to Kothe (4095m/13435ft)- 5 hrs / B.L.D

Day 04: Kothe to Thangnak (4350m/14271ft)- 4 hrs / B.L.D

Day 05: Rest day at Thangnak / B.L.D

Day 06: Thangnak to Khare (5045m/16551ft)- 4 hrs / B.L.D

Day 07: Khare to Mera Base Camp (5300m/17388ft)- 4 / 5 hrs / B.L.D

Day 08: Mera Base Camp to High Camp (5780m/18963ft)- 4 / 5 hrs / B.L.D

Day 09: Mera High camp to Summit and Return to Khare (6476m/21246ft)- / B.L.D

Day 10: Khare to Kothe (3600m/11811ft)- 5 hrs / B.L.D

Day 11: Kothe to Thuli Kharka (4320m/13200ft)- 6 hrs / B.L.D

Day 12: Thuli Kharka to Lukla: via Zatrwa La Pass (2800m/9186ft)- 7 hrs / B.L.D

Day 13: Lukla to Kathmandu Flight – 35 min / B.

 (Note – B.L.D: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

Itinerary

Day 1
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 2
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 3
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 4
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 5
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 6
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 7
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 8
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 9
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 10
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 11
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 12
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 13
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
Meals included – (Breakfast, Dinner)

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Short Mera Peak Climbing ǀ Mera Peak Trek

Trip Facts

  • Trekking and peak climbing
  • Everest/ Mera peak
  • 6475 meter
  • Kathmandu
  • 6/7 hrs
  • March to May and September to November