Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Trip Style: Peak Climbing
  • Transport: Tourist Vehicle + Domestic Flight
  • Food: American Plan Basis
  • Accommodation: Hotel, Lodge & Camping Tent
  • Group Size: 2-12
  • Max Elevation: 6,470 M

Mera Peak Climbing 19-days is professionally designed to lead you all the way up to the top of Mera Peak from where you will get to see excellent Himalayan panoramic views. Mera Peak Climbing is one of the most famous peak climbings of Nepal that is visited by many adventure lovers every year. We, Mera Alpine Treks specialized in Mera Peak Climbing and have years of experience. We are known with all the routes that will take you to the top of Mera Peak. Moreover, we also design tailor-made Mera Peak Climbing itineraries as per your time limit.

Talking about technical difficulties, Mera Peak is easy to climb. There are not such highly technical paths that you may encounter during your climb, therefore Mera Peak is preferred by many climbers as a warm-up before climbing other technical mountains like Everest.  However, due to its high elevation (6,470 m/21,227ft), the journey can be a little difficult. The most interesting thing about this peak is that it is the largest peak in Nepal. 

Mera Peak Climbing highest trekking peak in Nepal

Mera Peak Climbing is known as trekking peak and popular peak climbing in Everest region of Nepal. Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) classifies certain peaks between altitudes of 5000 meter to 7000 meter that can be climbed in a day as trekking peak. The total accent from base camp to the peak and the decent back to the base camp can be accomplished in a day.

Mera Peak Climbing is situated in Mahakulung Municipality -1, Solukhumbu District, Everest Region. Mera Peak is inside of Makalu Barun National Park and Hinku Valley. Mera Peak Climbing is the highest trekking peak in Nepal which stands at an altitude of 6,470 meter / 21,227 feet.

Mera Peak Climbing is best view point of above 8000 meter mountains

Mera Peak Climbing is one of the best 360 digree Himalayan panoramic view point in the world. 8 of the 10 world highest mountains on earth including Mount Everest situated at Nepal. Mera Peak Climbing offers glorious breathtaking view of above 8000 meter five mountains such as Mount Everest (8,848m), Kanchenjunga (8586m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8485m), and Cho Oyo (8188m).

From top of Mera Peak Climbing, you will get to see five world highest mountains. From any other trekking peaks, you could not see like this view of more 8000 meter mountains. As well as Mera Peak provides stunning view of Baruntse, Chamlang, Nuptse, Pumo Ri, Gyachung Kang, Ngozumpa Kang, Shartse, Ama Dablam, Peak 41, Kangtega, Kyashar, Lobuche, Tutse, Hinku Chuli, etc.

Mera Peak Climbing is known as easy peak

Mera Peak Climbing is known as easy peak and easy to climb. Mera Peak Climbing is technically easy to climb hence, preferred by most climbers who inspire to climb Mount Everest. Mount Everest Climber summit Mera Peak as acclimatization and mountain experience before Everest Expedition. Mera Peak Climbing is little bit challenging due to its elevation. For Mera Peak Climbing it does not required previous climbing experience. But you need to have average physical and mental fitness.       

Mera Peak Climbing flora and fauna at Makalu Barun National Park

Makalu Barun National Park is a national park in the Himalayas of Nepal that was established in 1991 AD as eastern extension of Sagarmatha National Park. It covers an area of 1500 Square Kilometer in the Solukhumbu district. Makalu Barun National Park covers approximately 1500 meter to 5000 meter altitude from sea level. The protected area is habitat for a wide diversity of faunal species. The different species of mammals include Red Panda, Musk Deer, Snow Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Gray Wolf, Pangolin, Wild Boar, Barking Deer, Goral, Yellow Throated Martin, Jackal, Red Fox, Black Beer, Himalayan Tahr, etc. As well as 300 species of birds, verity of butterflies, reptile, amphibians, fish inhabit the many ponds, lakes, rivers, and forests are includes.

Mera Peak Climbing prayer flag and mani walls

Tibetan prayer flag is a colorful rectangular cloth, often found strung along trails of Mera Peak Climbing and high in the Himalayas. They are used to bless the surrounding countryside and for other purposes. Traditional prayer flags include woodblock-printed text and images.

Mani Walls stone structures are a compilation intricately carved stone tablets, most with the inscription “Om Mani Padme Hum” which loosely translates to “Hail to the jewel in the Lotus”. They are built of rubble and sand and faced with mani stones engraved in the elegant Tibetan script. Travelers are fascinated by its beauty.

After Mera Peak Climbing cross Zatrwa La pass

Altitude elevation of Zatrwa La Pass is 4600 meter. From here you will also get to see lovely views of Numbur Himal, Kusum Kanguru, Mt. Cho oyu, and Kongde Peak. The trail goes through pine forests of rhododendron and later trek on the off-the-beaten trail from Kothe. During Zatrwa La Trek day, you will get to see wonderful views of Mera North, Mera Central, and Mera South. As well as altitude elevation of Hurhure pass is 4400 meter which is beneficial to acclimatization before Climb Mera Peak. From here you will get to see valley of East Lower Solukhumbu and some mountains.

Mera Peak Climbing mountain flight from Lukla

During Mera Peak Climbing you need to take flight from from Lukla Tenzing-Hillary Airport which is like mountain flight. During flight out of the window the scenery is dramatic. A huge white snow mountains hung on the skyline miles above. They are so high can’t even be sure which ones are Mountain and which are clouds. Even the green forested lower foothills raise high above them. Tenzing Hillary Airport is one of the most dangerous airports in the world but here is qualified and experienced pilot. Most people think the scary thing about Lukla Airport is length of the runway. But it is also part of the adventure.

Mera Peak Climbing History Tama Pokhari and Thangnak Gompa

Mera Peak Expedition was first succeful climbed on 20 May 1953 by Col Jimmy Roberts and Sen Tenzing Sherpa. The route they used is still the standerd route and straight forward to climb.

Tama Pokhari is a glacial Lake, located on the way of Khare, Mera Peak Climbing. Tama Pokhari is shown in map as Sabai Tsho. In Sherpa Language Sabai Taho means "Copper Hide Lake". The local people said years of ago poeple hide there property like copper, brass etc in that lake. So the name of that pond is Tama Pokhari in Nepali language. Tama Pokhari glacial Lake was outburst on 03 September 1998. According to Mr. Lhakpa Gylgen Sherpa “The flood started at 5:00 am and continued for 20 hours, people heard loud noise and saw a huge white cloud from the ice avalanche.”

You will reach Thangnak Gompa during Mera Peak Climbing which is named as Dukffuk Moanstery. According to Buddhiest legend years of ago that monestery deity statue was transfer from Kongmadingma. And they stay at that cave then they can not carry that deity statue again. Afterthat nomads started to pray for that deity statue. Then local people built monastery at that place.

Highlights

  • Trek through picturesque villages and fine valleys
  • Rich culture and tradition
  • Witness gorgeous landscape 
  • Astonishing views of 5 of the world's highest mountains- Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, and Mt. Cho Oyu 
  • Summit highest trekking peak with technically easy to climb 
  • Spend a night at Mera Peak High Camp before your summit

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrive at Kathmandu Airport, pick up and transfer to Hotel
  • Day 2Flight from KTM to Phaplu and trek to Ringmu (2720m) 4 hours
  • Day 3Trek to Kharikhola (1985) walking duration 6 hours
  • Day 4Trek to Pangom (2840m) trekking duration 4 hours
  • Day 5Trek to Ningsow (2863m) walking period 5 Hours
  • Day 6Trek to Chhetrwa Khola / Jungle Camp (3122m) walk time 5 Hours
  • Day 7Trek to Kothe (3580m) walking duration 5 hour
  • Day 8Trek to Thangnak (4358m) trekking duration 4 hour
  • Day 9Trek to Khare (5000m) walking duration 4 hours
  • Day 10Rest day for acclimatization and Climbing preparation training
  • Day 11Trek to Mera Base Camp (5350m) walking duration 3.5 hours
  • Day 12Climb to Mera High Camp (5800m) trekking duration 3.5 hours
  • Day 13Summit Mera Peak (6,470m) and back to Khare (5000m) 8-10 hours
  • Day 14Trek Down to Kothe (3580m) walking period 5 hours
  • Day 15Trek up to Thuli Kharka (4200m) trekking duration 6 hours
  • Day 16Trek Down to Lukla (2840m) via Zatrwa La Pass, 6 hours walk
  • Day 17Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel
  • Day 18Reserve Day for Summit Mera Peak otherwise sightseeing at Kathmandu
  • Day 19Drop to Kathmandu Airport for Final Departure Day

What's Included

  • Transportation Service
    Arrival and Departure:
    Transfer from Airport to Hotel / Hotel to Airport & “Welcome Farewell Dinner with Drinks” in Kathmandu.
    Domestic Flight: Flight from Kathmandu to Phaplu and return flight from Lukla to Kathmandu.
     
  • Accommodation & Meal Service
    Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu: 2 Night star category Hotel at Kathmandu on Twin Share Room and Breakfast, B/B plan basis. (Possible to arrange Single Room)
    Lodge Accommodation during Trek: 13 Night Local Lodges on Twin Share Room and Full board meals a day Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the trekking, AP plan basis. (Possible to arrange Single Room)
    Tent Accommodation during Climb: 2 Night Tented Camp, High food, Breakfast, Pack Lunch, Normal Lunch and Dinner during climbing period, AP plan basis. (We have Fix tented camp at Mera Peak High Camp and Base Camp)
    Drinks & Beverage: Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Hot Milk, Juice (Lemon, orange, mango, etc) and hot drinking water as required.
     
  • Manpower Service
    Guide: One Nepali experience guide for Mera Peak Climbing, Government trained / Licenses holder.
    Climbing Sherpa Guide: 01 Climbing Sherpa guide for 1 to 3 Member and 02 Climbing Sherpa Guide for 4 to 8 Member and 03 Climbing Sherpa guide for 9 to 12 Member.
    Porter: Porter for each member to carry their 15 Kg luggage and necessary porter to carry camping equipment and climbing equipment during Trek and Climbing period.
     
  • Government Taxes
    Mera Peak Permit:
    Mt. Mera Peak Permit and Makalu Barun National Park Entry fee with all government taxes during the Mera Peak trek.
    Garbage Management: Stool Shipment Transfer, Garbage Deposit Fee
     
  • Camping Service during Climbing Period
    High Altitude Tent: North face dome tent, wall / cabin Kitchen tent for member and Sherpa guide
    Grouping / Fixing Gear: Main Rope, Fix Rope, Snow Bar, Ice Screw, Rock Pitons, etc.
    Camping Equipment: Required cooking utensils or gear, Fuel, EP Gas, Stove, Mattress, Light, etc.
     
  • Safety and Security
    Insurance of Mera Alpine Treks staff team during trek and climbing period
    We Provide one Duffle Bag for each member with full information of Mera Peak.
    Emergency Heli Rescue Arrangement on the spot.
    Oxygen, Max Regulator / Gamow Bag, First Aid Medicine Kid.
    Thurya Satellite Phone for emergency communication, Walkie Talkie (Talk Back)
    Pre information about Acute / Altitude Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) & High Altitude Cerebral Edema Causes, Symptoms, Prevention, Medication Treatment etc.
  • Lunch & Dinner: Lunch and Dinner at Kathmandu (less than $25 Per meal in Tourist Restaurant)
  • Personal Expenses: Telephone, Internet, laundry, any alcoholic beverage, and shopping and personal clothing etc
  • Insurance: Travel and high altitude rescue insurance of member which is bringing from own country by member.
  • Tips / Bonus: Tips for staff and bonus for agency as yourself.
  • International Round Trip Airfare & any expenses which not mention in above services.

Price & Dates

Trip Dates Status Price  
03 Sep, 2020 - 21 Sep, 2020 2-15 Pax 2125 USD Guaranteed
11 Sep, 2020 - 29 Sep, 2020 2-15 Pax 2125 USD Guaranteed
19 Sep, 2020 - 07 Oct, 2020 2-15 Pax 2125 USD Guaranteed
27 Sep, 2020 - 15 Oct, 2020 2-15 Pax 2125 USD Guaranteed

Useful Information

During Mera Peak Climbing 19-days, you will get to see outstanding views of Mt. Everest (8848 m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m), Mt. Lhotse (8516 m), Mt. Makalu (8463m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8201 m), and several other snow-capped mountains. Mera Peak Summit gives awesome peak climbing experience along with a gorgeous view of sceneries. Likewise, during Mera Peak Climbing, 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 Trek route

Mera Peak Climbing begins with a short and scenic flight from Kathmandu to Phaplu. From here, you will begin trekking through several beautiful villages, forests, and valleys. Passing by Kharikhola & Pangkongma, you reach beautiful Nigmsa village. The trail then ascends all the way up to the summit of Mera Peak via Cheterkhola, Kothe, Thangnak, and Khare. After spending some time at the top of the highest climbing of Nepal, you will descend down to Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu.

Best Time to Summit Mera Peak

The best time to go on Mera Peak Climbing 19-days is from March to May and autumn season from September to December for viewing its excellent scene of the Himalaya Vista. Mera Peak Climbing can also be done during New Year and Christmas time, but the chances of reaching the summit are less due to unpredictable weather.

Food, and Accommodation during Mera Peak Climbing

While traveling with us, you will stay in 2-3 star hotels. Whereas during the climbing period, you will stay in lodge/teahouse/camp. All the accommodation are twin sharing basis and possible to arrange a single room. Also, know that there will be common washroom in the lodge/teahouse.

You will have a welcome dinner, a farewell dinner, and breakfast in Kathmandu. While on the trek all the meals will be provided as per the menu of teahouse/guesthouse. Similarly, 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 Climbing difficult?

Yes, Mera Peak Climbing 19-days is a difficult journey, however climbing is not technical as other mountains. While doing Mera Peak Climbing, you will get a strong ground level of knowledge and experience that will help you in more demanding expeditions.

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 Climbing 19-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. We will also provide you with pre-climbing training where you will learn the proper use of gears like harness, crampons, rope, are, extra that will help you boost your confidence.

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.

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.

Achievement after Mera Peak Climbing

Mera Peak Climbing 19-days will help you know the basics of mountaineering in the Himalayas of Nepal. The journey will make you ready for survival in 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.