2 - 12 pax
Private vehicle, Flight from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu
Sep.- Dec. & Feb.- May.
Baruntse Expedition with Mera Peak Climbing incorporates climbing Mera Peak at the height of 6476 meters as well as Baruntse peak at the height of 7129 meters. However, our main destination is still Mount Baruntse while Mera Peak climbing is a compliment to this trekking journey that provides you additional views of the Everest region from unique angles.
Another purpose of constituting Mera Peak Climbing in the route is so that you will be properly acclimatized and have a wee but experience of peak climbing.
Mount Baruntse is targeted by many adventures due to the fact that the success rate of reaching its zenith and returning back safely is more compared to other peaks of similar heights. This climbing journey has the best possible views of the mountains like Mount Everest (8848 meters), Mt. Lhotse (8516 meters), Mt. Makalu (8481 meters), Mt. Cho Oyu (8201 meters) and several other popular peaks.
Mera Peak climbing is comparatively easier than Baruntse climbing and helps people overcome the fear of climbing a peak with height more than 7000 meters.
Baruntse expedition provides perfect training experience for those aiming to climb a mountain with height in the range of 8000 meters. Located between much taller peaks i.e. Lhotse and Makalu, Baruntse climbing might not require technical climbing skills but it reaches the apogee if this mountain can get much demanding and taxing.
You need not worry though; you will have seasoned Sherpas and guides to help you out throughout this journey. On top of that, the splendor of Everest region, speechless views of mountains, lush rhododendron, oaks, pines, magnolia forest, variety of wildlife like Snow leopard, Red Panda, Yaks, etc makes your challenging journey completely worth it.
Highlights of Baruntse Expedition with Mera Peak climbing
- Best views of mountains, glaciers etcetera in Everest region.
- Witness the popular Mount Lhotse and Mount Makalu up close.
- The warm hospitality and unique culture of local Sherpas.
- Variety of flora and fauna to keep you entertained
- Pangkoma la pass (3173 meters) and Mera La pass (5300 meters) and the incredible views from there.
Best Time for Climbing
The best time for Baruntse Expedition with Mera Peak climbing is Spring season (March, April, May) and Autumn (September, October, November) season. These seasons are blessed with tolerable weather that are neither too extreme nor unpredictable.
In addition to that, the views of the mountains and lakes, and glaciers are very clear and glowing under clear blue skies during these seasons. The trails are also safe and dry providing you with further advantage thus making these two seasons the best time for Baruntse expeditions.
These places might get busy or occupied during these peak seasons hence you have to be careful while booking.
The Summer season (June, July, August) and Winter Season (December, January, February) are less popular times for this adventurous travel. Summer due to the unsteady weather, heavy rain, slippery trails and unclear views due to fog and Winter due to extremely harsh weather that can go below -30 degree centigrade.