Trip Difficulty: Strenuous
Trip Style: Peak Climbing
Transport: Tourist Vehicle + Domestic Flight
Food: American Plan Basis
Accommodation: Hotel, Lodge & Camping Tent
Group Size: 2-15 Pax
Max Elevation: 6460 Meter
Mera Peak Circuit 16-days is the newly discovered route that will take you to the top of Mera Peak in 16-days. We, Mera Alpine Treks is working in the travel and tour industry of Nepal for years now. Moreover, we are the natives of Mera region and are aware of every corner of the region, which has helped us discovers this new route that is not run by any other companies yet. We are highly glad to announce a new adventurous journey in the Khumbu region. Mera Peak is one of the most famous peak climbings of Nepal that is visited by many adventure enthusiasts every year. We also design tailor-made Mera Peak Circuit itineraries as per your time limit.
Mera Peak Circuit 16-days is not technically difficult to conquer, however high altitude makes the journey a little challenging. But don't worry with our professional team, you can easily complete Mera Peak Circuit. Due to its easy path, climbing Mera Peak is preferred by many climbers as a warm-up before climbing other technical mountains like Everest. During Mera Peak Circuit 16-days, you will get to see excellent views of Mt. Everest (8848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8516 m), Mt. Makalu (8463m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8201 m), and several other snow-capped mountains.
Mera Peak Summit gives wonderful peak climbing experience along with a superb view of sceneries. Likewise, during Mera Peak Circuit 16-days, you will get to experience a rich culture, tradition, and unique lifestyle of Sherpa and Rai people. They are known for their big heart and warm hospitality. Mainly Sherpa’s community celebrates Losar festivals in Buddhist religion and Rai community celebrates Chakchakur Festivals in Kirat Religion.
Mera Peak Circuit Route
Jimmy Roberts and Sen Tenzing made the first successful ascent of Mera Peak on 20 May 1953. The route they used is still the standard route and straight forward to climb. Mera Peak Circuit itinerary is required to safe ascent and plenty of time for acclimatization with the environment and physically fit to climb Mera Peak. Mera Peak Circuit route is new exploring trekking route by Mera Alpine Treks. Mera Alpine Treks & Expedition itinerary includes flight and drive to Sotang and start to walk through Khiraule Gompa to Panch Pokhari to Khare to Summit Mera Peak to Lukla. Mera Peak Circuit route covers from 1,015 meter to 6,470 meter geography and biography like terai agriculture land, cultural village, rhododendron forest, lakes, glaciers, Climb Mountain, and passes.
Best time to go on Mera Peak Circuit
The best time to go on Mera Peak Circuit 16-days is from March to May and autumn season from September to December. You will get to see the excellent views of Himalaya during this time of the year. You can also do Mera Peak Circuit trek during winter (New Year and Christmas), but the chances of reaching the top of Mera Peak is low because of unpredictable weather.
Food, and Accommodation during Mera Peak Circuit
During Mera Peak Circuit 16-days, you will stay in lodge/teahouse/camp. In Kathmandu, you will stay in 2-3 star hotels. The room will be spacious and comfortable. You will have a welcome dinner, a farewell dinner and breakfast in Kathmandu. Trekkers and mountaineers are increasing rapidly in the route of Mera Peak, which has brought immense improvement in lodging and accommodation in Mera Peak route. There are many nice, cozy and well-furnished rooms available with the delicious food menu and great hospitality in the tea houses and lodges by the Sherpa.
During the trekking period, all the meals will be provided as per the menu of teahouse / guesthouse. During climbing period, you will stay in tented camp, and the food will be cooked and served by Sherpa support staff. Mera Alpine Treks have fixed tent camp at Mera High Camp. Drinking water is easily available everywhere. You can bring a reusable water bottle and water purification tablets to double check the quality of waters. We highly encourage you not to buy a water bottle during the journey as it helps in the preservation of the region.
Is Mera Peak Circuit is difficult?
Yes, Mera Peak Circuit 18-days is a difficult journey, however, you will not find technical difficulties during climbing. Mera Peak Circuit will present you a strong knowledge and experience that will help you in a more challenging journey. Mera Peak Climbing is an ideal option for novice climbers and trekkers who wants to keep their foot into the climbing region of Nepal. Therefore, you do not need prior trekking experience to go on Mera Peak circuit 18-days. However, every day you have to trek for around 5 to 6 hours, and on the day of the summit, you are also needed to trek 8 to 10 hours a day, which does require strong physical fitness, determination, and good stamina.
Achievement after Mera Peak Circuit
Mera Peak Circuit 18-days will provide you the basics of mountaineering in the Himalayas of Nepal. During your climbing period, you will learn to survive in one of the extreme regions of the world. Similarly, you will climb in the group, which will teach you to move ahead in a team while sharing joys and sorrows. After climbing Mera Peak, you will be awarded with a certificate that will prove your summit. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact or email Mera Alpine Treks and Expedition for further information. Thank you.
Why to climb Mera Peak with Sherpa?
Since, Sherpa homeland is at the Himalayas, they are stronger than us at altitude. They live at the high altitude for their daily process. Their body supports well at high altitude, so they are very well suited for the alpine style expeditions in the Himalayas. You will need them to carry your gears and as a safety on the summit push. Mera Alpine Treks provide a well trained and experienced guide during the climb Mera Peak.
The Sherpa are usually happy and easy going. Sherpa are a valuable aid to us, as the climb is hard enough for you anyway, if not being genetically adapted to that kind of altitude by birth. They are experienced and skillful about the consequences of the mountains. Sherpa are the people who will always look for your safety first while climbing.
What safety measures do we need to follow while climbing Mera Peak?
Climbing to reach the top of a mountain is a rewarding experience. Along with the thrills of climbing itself, mountain summits often offer sweeping views and uniquely solitary environments.
However, it’s very important to understand the physical reaction of your body while at high altitude. Some of the important tips are to use the right gear, to prevent from altitude related illnesses, to have enough time for acclimatization and to climb carefully the mountains. Also, to have proper medications that you may need while climbing.
How long does it take to climb/complete the Mera Peak?
Trekking and climbing to Mera Peak depends on the trail you choose to go on. It can be two weeks short as well as up to three weeks long. Mera Peak Circuit route is to drive up to Sotang and start your trek. This route leads you to the Mahakulung Community of Solukhumbu and one can witness the beautiful landscapes, rhododendron forest, bamboo forest which adds pleasant and comfortable while trekking. Mera Peak can climb in two to three days from Base Camp to Summit Mera Peak to Base Camp. And the treks down to Lukla via Chatra La Pass which offers panoramic view of the mountains with a stunning sunrise view.
Is there facility of Wi-Fi internet, device charger and hot shower?
Since you will be in the remote areas as well as mountain region, Wi-Fi might not work everywhere. However, most of the lodges offer Everest Link Wi-Fi with a little charge. And we suggest you not to rely on Wi-Fi while at trek and enjoy the trip.
You can charge your mobile phone, camera, and electronic device in lodges. But you need to carry your device charger. Bucket with tap filled with hot water is the most basic way of having a hot shower. In most of the tea house and lodges, know that there will be common washroom in the lodge and tea house.
How to issue Mera Peak Permit?
Mera Peak Climbing permit is the legal document issued by Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) government of Nepal. Everyone intending to climb Mera Peak require a climbing permit with valid date. Mera Peak permit cannot issue by any individual person. Mera Peak permit can only issue by trekking agency. In a team we can issue 15 persons Mera Peak permit in per person basis. As per the provision of NMA, trekking agency need to keep the refundable garbage deposit USD 500 and Mera Peak permit fee. There is no group discount for Mera Peak Climbing Permit.
Mera Peak Climbers passport copy, passport size photo, trekking agency name, mountain climbing Sherpa guide name, insurance of mountain climbing Sherpa guide, permission letter in agency letterhead should required to issuing Mera Peak Permit. But Trekking Agency and mountain climbing Sherpa guide should be the member of NMA. As per NMA rules and regulation should to do accidental insurance, medical insurance, and Heli-rescue insurance of Climbing Guide. Otherwise if any accident during the climbing period, you and we will be responsible for all the require expense.
Is there any risk of getting high altitude sickness?
Yes, there are risks of getting altitude sickness, as you will be trekking above 3000m. It depends on the person, how s/he is going to react to altitude regardless of their fitness and experience. Therefore, we recommend that you should possess the knowledge about altitude sickness and its symptoms. Mera Alpine Treks give you the High Altitude Mountain Sickness Advice.
Do I need insurance to climb Mera Peak?
Yes, travel insurance is absolutely necessary. Though, Mera Peak is considered as a trekking peak in Nepal, most insurance policies categorize this as mountaineering. In fact, its elevation is high which up to 6500m and one should be very careful about insurance policy. Unlike other trails of Everest region, the Mera region is comparatively remote. So if you suffer from any illness/problems, you will need a helicopter evacuation. Insurers customers have used and include Dog Tag and the British Mountaineering Council. Both of these companies have policies that cover all the necessary risks.
What are the equipment do I need to climb Mera Peak?
Although, it does not require any technical skills, one should have a basic knowledge about mountaineering. The equipment that are needed for climbing Mera Peak are crampons, climbing shoe, harness, carabineers and ice axe. By using least equipment, you can attempt the climb as it does not demand technical climb. We offer all type of climbing gears for the trekkers at Khare as per Mera Peak Climbing Equipment List.