Mera Peak Climbing Itinerary

  • Day 1 Arrive at Kathmandu Airport, pick up and transfer to Hotel

    You will arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport where one of our team representatives from Mera Alpine Treks will pick you up. He will take you to your hotel. You can rest for the day, and later in the evening, you will meet with your guide. He will take you to a traditional Nepali restaurant to have welcome dinner along with cultural dance. Overnight in the hotel.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Place: Kathmandu
    • Altitude: 1300 Meter / 4,264 Feet
  • Day 2 Flight from KTM to Phaplu and trek to Ringmu (2720m) 4 hours

    After having breakfast, you will fly to Phaplu (2469m). The flight will present you scenic views of the mountains, hills, forests, and rivers. Upon reaching Phaplu, you have lunch and begin trekking towards Thaksindo. The trail will be short and scenic.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Lodge
    • Place: Ringmu
    • Altitude: 2720 Meter / 8,922 Feet
  • Day 3 Trek to Kharikhola (1985) walking duration 6 hours

    After having breakfast, you will begin trekking towards Khari Khola. The first of the trail will include long descend to the basin to the Dudh Koshi River. From here, you will ascend on the opposite shore to reach the village of Khari Khola. The trail will be long and takes around 7 to 8 hours of walk to reach the Kharikhola where you will stay for the night.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Lodge
    • Place: Kharikhola
    • Altitude: 1985 Meter / 6,511 Feet
  • Day 4 Trek to Pangom (2840m) trekking duration 4 hours

    You will cross Poyan Khola and then ascend to Khari La Pass situated at 3,081 meters. From here, you will trek through a succession of troughs dominating the Kharikhola. Before reaching Panggom, you will cross several small villages like Kharte, Nyrungso.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Himalayan Trekkers Lodge
    • Place: Pangom
    • Altitude: 2850 Meter / 9,348 Feet
  • Day 5 Trek to Ningsow (2863m) walking period 5 Hours

    Today, the trail will present awesome scenic views. You will ascend to Nankung La (3110 m) from where you will get to observe stunning views of Mera Peak. Further, you will descend to Sibuje (2770 m) and trek to reach Nigmsa.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Lodge
    • Place: Ningsow
    • Altitude: 2863 Meter / 9,390 Feet
  • Day 6 Trek to Chhetrwa Khola / Jungle Camp (3122m) walk time 5 Hours

    You will ascend on a steep trail and reach a tea shop from where you will get to witness a gorgeous landscape view. Further, you will ascend and descend steeply towards a river. You will take a lunch break here and after that, you will continue trekking through a forested rugged trail. 

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Lodge
    • Place: Chhetrwa Khola / Jungle Camp
    • Altitude: 3122 Meter / 10,240 Feet
  • Day 7 Trek to Kothe (3580m) walking duration 5 hour

    Today, you will ascend steeply on a slope and the trail from here will take you the La Zatswa. You will then trek and reach Kothe located at the junction of two valleys.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Sherpa Guest House
    • Place: Kothe
    • Altitude: 3580 Meter / 11,742 Feet
  • Day 8 Trek to Thangnak (4358m) trekking duration 4 hour

    Today, you will begin trekking following the west bank of a riverbed up to the Tangnag Valley. Further, you will ascend gradually along with the close view of Kusum Kanguru and many other Himalayan mountains. You will also pass by a gompa located at the lap of a big rock and arrive at Thangnak, which is a summer grazing area. 

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Oxygen Lodge
    • Place: Thangnak
    • Altitude: 4358 Meter / 14,294 Feet
  • Day 9 Trek to Khare (5000m) walking duration 4 hours

    You will wake up early and begin trekking. As you will trek the valley opens up and offer you a stunning view of the north side of Hinku Nup Glacier along with the chain of Himalayas. After reaching Charpatti Tal, you will descend and cross a sandy basin. From here, you will ascend to Khare with impressive scenic views.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Refuge Mera Lodge
    • Place: Khare
    • Altitude: 5800 Meter / 19,024 Feet
  • Day 10 Rest day for acclimatization and Climbing preparation training

    Today is your day to make your body acclimatized with the increased altitude. You will begin your day with delicious warm breakfast along with the superb views of Mera Peak. Later, you will spend the day by roaming around and preparing for the summit. 

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Refuge Mera Lodge
    • Place: Khare
    • Altitude: 5800 Meter / 19,024 Feet
  • Day 11 Trek to Mera Base Camp (5350m) walking duration 3.5 hours

    After having breakfast, you will ascend on the Mera Glacier and trek up to its pass. Further, you will ascend on the steep trail and around 2 to 3 hours of the walk will take you to the Mera Base Camp. From here, you will get to see panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Baruntse, Mt. Makalu, Kusum Kanguru, and many other mountains.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Pack Lunch, Normal Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Fixed Tent Camp
    • Place: Mera Base Camp
    • Altitude: 5350 Meter / 17,548 Feet
  • Day 12 Climb to Mera High Camp (5800m) trekking duration 3.5 hours

    Leaving Mera Base Camp behind, you will move towards Mera High Camp gradually. The trail will be steep and tough, therefore make sure to walk carefully and follow your guide instructions properly. You will then ascend up to the High Camp along with the view of Mera Peak and glaciers. If the weather is clear, you will get to see fantastic view of Mt. Kanchenjunga far in the east.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Pack Lunch, Normal Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Fixed Tent Camp
    • Place: Mera High Camp
    • Altitude: 5800 Meter / 19,024 Feet
  • Day 13 Summit Mera Peak (6,470m) and back to Khare (5000m) 8-10 hours

    Today is the most interesting and challenging day as you will summit the Mera Peak. You will wake up early in the morning and begin trekking after having light breakfast. You also have to use rope several times to cross crevasses. As the sun begins to rise, you will get to see excellent views of Mt. Makalu, Mt. Baruntse, Nau Lekh, and Chamlang. Upon reaching the summit, you will spend some time enjoying the views of the surrounding and descend back to Khare for the night stay. 

    • Meals: Breakfast, Pack Lunch, Normal Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Refuge Mera Lodge
    • Place: Khare
    • Altitude: 5000 Meter / 16,400 Feet
  • Day 14 Trek Down to Kothe (3580m) walking period 5 hours

    After having breakfast, you will begin descending back to Kothe. The day is going to long and a little exhausting, but the beautiful view of the surrounding will accompany you till the end of the day. You will reach Tagnag and descend through forested trial to reach Kothe.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Sherpa Guest House
    • Place: Kothe
    • Altitude: 3580 Meter / 11,742 Feet
  • Day 15 Trek up to Thuli Kharka (4200m) trekking duration 6 hours

    Today, you are going to follow a new route trek back to Thuli Kharka, which is located on an open hillside. You will trek through beautiful forests of rhododendron and later trek on the off-the-beaten trail. On the way, you will get to see wonderful views of Mera North, Mera Central, and Mera South.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Lodge
    • Place: Thuli kharka / Chhatrwa
    • Altitude: 4200 Meter / 13,776 Feet
  • Day 16 Trek Down to Lukla (2840m) via Zatrwa La Pass, 6 hours walk

    Today again you will cross the Zatrwa La pass (4,600m). From here, you will descend down to the Dudh Kosi Valley and ascend up to reach the Lukla. You will trek through a dense forest of oak, fir, rhododendron, and juniper. You will also get to see lovely views of Numbur Himal, Kusum Kanguru, Mt. Cho Oyu, and Kongde Peak. Overnight in a lodge.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Lodge
    • Place: Lukla
    • Altitude: 2840 Meter / 9,315 Feet
  • Day 17 Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel

    You will wake up early and have your last breakfast with the views of the Himalayas at far distant. After that, you will fly back to Kathmandu. Again, the flight will be short and scenic. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will move to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to relax or explore the nearby areas on your own. Overnight in a hotel.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Farewell Dinner
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Place: Kathmandu
    • Altitude: 1300 Meter / 4,264 Feet
  • Day 18 Reserve Day for Summit Mera Peak otherwise sightseeing at Kathmandu

    It is extra optional day to make 100% summit Mera Peak. There is no guarantee about favorable weather for scheduled summit. If you are not able to continue trek on day 13 due the acclimatization problem or bad weather, these extra day gives some flexibility. You can use this reserve day for summit Mera Peak again. Otherwise sightseeing at Kathmandu city tour.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Place: Kathmandu
    • Altitude: 1300 Meter / 4,264 Feet
  • Day 19 Drop to Kathmandu Airport for Final Departure Day

    After having your last breakfast of the day, you will check-out of the hotel. One of our team members will drop you at the terminal of the Tribhuvan International Airport for your flight back to your home and bid you the last goodbye of ours.

    • Meals: Breakfast
    • Accommodation: Home