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 Pax
Max Elevation: 6,470 Meter
Mera Peak Climbing will present you one of the best Himalayan panoramic viewpoints in the Himalayas. Mera peak is technically easy to climb and hence is preferred by most climbers as a warm-up before climbing Mount Everest. Mera Peak is the highest trekking peaks in Nepal, however, it can be challenging trekking peak due to its elevation (6,470 m/21,227ft).
Mera Peak summit offers the wonderful Everest Himalayan panoramic view including Mt. Everest (8848 m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m), Mt. Lhotse (8516 m), Mt. Makalu (8463m), and Mt. Cho Oyu (8201 m). As well as from the top of Mera Peak around 7000 meters and 6000 meters peaks are also seen. Mera Peak Summit gives awesome peak climbing experience along with a gorgeous view of sceneries.
The Society and locals of the Mera Peak ways are mostly Sherpa’s and Rai. The Sherpa’s are known for their expertise in scaling to Summit Mera Peak Mountain. Sherpa is also known for their hospitality, traditional culture, and Losar festivals. Mainly Sherpa’s community celebrates Losar festivals in Buddhist religion and Rai community celebrates Chakchakur Festivals in Kirat Religion. Mera Peak Climbing has been leading in Nepal for a long time.
Best Time to Summit Mera Peak
Mera Peak climbing is the best option for people with average mountaineering experience. The best time to Summit Mera Peak is during the spring season from March to May and autumn season from September to December for viewing its astonishing scene of the Himalaya Vista. Mera Peak Climbing can be done during New Year and Christmas time but at that time less chance to summit Mera Peak.
Food, and Accommodation during Short Mera Peak Climbing
During Mera Peak Climbing, you will stay at Kathmandu in 2 -3-star hotel and during trekking stay at Tea House Lodge and during Climbing period stay in Tented Camp. All the accommodation are twin sharing basis and possible to arrange a single room.
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 carry reusable water bottle and water purification tablets to double check the quality of waters. We highly encourage you not to buy water bottle during the trip as it helps in preservation of the region.
Is Short Mera Peak Climbing is difficult?
Mera Peak Climbing is a difficult peak climbing yet it is not as strenuous as other expeditions. Moreover, Mera Peak Climbing is provided you with the ground knowledge and experience before going on an expedition to the world's highest mountains.
You don't need to have prior trekking experience to do Mera Peak Climbing. 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 proper use of gears like harness, crampons, rope, are, extra that will help you boost your confidence.
Achievement after Short Mera Peak Climbing
After Mera Peak Climbing you will get knowledge about basic mountaineering and you know the beauty of Mera Peak Region. You have your own opinion, memories, and experience to Mera Peak Trek. Moreover, you will also make new friends. After finishing your Mera Peak with Mera Alpine Treks and Expedition, we guarantee you will recommend us for Mera Peak to your friends and relatives in your country. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact or email Mera Alpine Treks and Expedition for further information and get outstanding superb services. 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. The most popular trek goes by Lukla vai Chatra La Pass which offers panoramic view of the mountains with a stunning sunrise view.
It depends upon the difficulty level, weather and individuals ability to cope up with the environment. Normally, the ascent and decent between base camp and Mera Peak will take two to three days. 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, there is a squat toilet facility in Mera Peak route. Also 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 provide 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.
What to do, if flight Delay and Cancellation of Lukla?
Domestic flights to the mountain regions can be delayed or get cancelled due to bad weather. If such case happens, we make sure to catch-up next possible flight. If the flights get cancelled at the starting of your trip and it is disturbing your onward trips, then you can feel free to choose other alternative options.
We provide Heli charter facilities to our clients if in case they don’t want to miss their trip or change the trip. But we do not pay for any additional charges the clients should fulfill all the charges in order to get services. And the clients are responsible to pay their extra charges while the flights get delayed or cancelled.