Peak Climbing in Nepal

Mera Peak Climbing

Nepal

Mera Peak Climbing

Trip Rating

N/A

Trip Duration

18 Days

Trial Access

Private Vehicle / Flight

Country

Nepal

Max Altitude

Mera Peak Summit 6,476 M

Activity Level

very strenous

Group Size

Min 2 Pax

Best Season

Spring (Mar, Apr)

Autumn (Mid-Sep - Mid November)

Mera Peak Climbing is the most popular and highest trekking peak in Nepal. Climbing Mera Peak is taken as practice or the base preparation and get somewhat acclimatized with the higher altitude before attempting Mount Everest.

Mera Peak is considered the best summit to begin mountain climbing, the reason being the summit is a mere 6,467 meters. Thus, popular among beginners, the best time to climb the Mera peak is spring and autumn as the weather is clear, the sky is clean and you can get spectacular views of the Himalayas, as well as the success rate, is definitely higher.

Our 18 days climb to Mera Peak is an excellent choice for the novice as well as those with moderate experience. Although the peak is at a 6000 plus elevation, climbing and technical skills are compulsorily required but we assure you that it is not impossible.

So join us and gain the climbing experience creating some lifetime memorable memories.

Peak Climbing Highlights

  • Hike through the Himalayan wilderness, high passes to the peak
  • The extremely good vibe of Sherpa culture, monasteries & Sherpa village
  • Breathtaking views of the beautiful mountains such as Mt Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyo, Kanchenjunga, etc.
  • Rejuvenation of body mind and soul climbing

Simple, Transparent Price

No hidden fees

$ 2,199

  • 100% Client Satisfaction
  • Experience of a Decade into Action
  • Personal Touch & Professional Service

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m)

30 min private drive

A team member from our company will be waiting at the airport for your arrival. After you land in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to the hotel and assisted until you check-in. The remaining time of the day is for resting. 

In the evening, you will be invited for a welcome dinner at a Nepali restaurant where you get to taste the Nepali cuisine. 

Dinner

Hotel

Day 2

Kathmandu tour & trek preparation

1 Hour

After breakfast, you will be taken mostly to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites for sightseeing such as Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Swoyambhunath Stupa. You get to see the architecture and cultural heritages in Kathmandu.

In the late afternoon, we gather at Himalayan Trekkers office for the trip briefing. 

Breakfast

Hotel

Day 3

Fly to Lukla (2,860m) & trek to Chutanga (3,450m)

45 mins flight & 4-5 hrs trek

Our trip begins with an interesting morning flight from Kathmandu to Tenzing Hillary Airport in Lukla (the gateway to Everest region), one of the most dangerous airports in the world. 

After getting the Local Area Permit, we will head towards Chutanga, east of Lukla. Passing by the thick forest of Rhododendron and Pine, we reach our destination by the late afternoon. 

Overnight. 

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Local teahouse/lodge

Day 4

Rest day in Chutanga for acclimatization

1 Hour

Today you stay at Chutanga for acclimatization. So, you can stroll around the area and do the short walk.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Local teahouse/lodges

Day 5

Trek to Khartitang (3,900m) via Zatrwa La Pass (4,610m)

6-7 hrs trek

After breakfast in the morning, we begin the trek towards Zatrwa La Pass. Then we walk downhill to reach Khartitang for an overnight stay. 

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Tented camp/ local lodges

Day 6

Trek to Kothe (4,095m)

5 hrs trek

We will leave Khartitang after breakfast and head towards Kothe. After a few uphills and downhills, we come across the beautiful Hinku Valley that offers the first sight of our ultimate destination, Mera Peak. Shortly, we reach the riverbed of Hinku River from where we will take an uphill climb and reach Kothe. 

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Local teahouse/lodge

Day 7

Trek to Tangnang (4,350m)

4-5 hrs trek

Once again following the riverbed trail of Hinku River and move forward to reach Tangnang. En route, we pay our visit to Lungsumgba Gompa in Gondidhung. 

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Tented camp/ local lodges

Day 8

Trek to Khare (5,100m)

3-4 hrs trek

After breakfast, we continue our Mera Peak Climbing journey while moving towards Khare. We pass through the steep moraine trails and steep hill climb and reach Khare. 

Overnight. 

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Tented camp/ local lodges

Day 9

Rest day in Khare for acclimatization

1 Hour

Today you take rest at Khare to acclimatize your body with the high altitude. You get to enjoy the mesmerizing view of the snow-capped peaks on the surrounding.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Tented camp/ local lodges

Day 10

Trek to Mera Base Camp (5,300m)

5 hrs trek

We will leave Khare after breakfast and walk towards Mera Base Camp. Today's trek is quite demanding as we will have to pass through the Mera glacier. 

On arriving at the base camp, we set our camps and rest. 

Overnight. 

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Tented Camp

Day 11

Trek to Mera High Camp (5,800m)

3-4 hrs trek

From the base camp, we trek to the High Camp today. We get to enjoy the stunning view of the mountains from a closer sight.

 

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Tented Camp

Day 12

Ascend to Mera Summit (6,476m) & descend back to Khare

8-9 hrs trek

Today's trek starts from high camp to the Mera Peak summit. After spending some time at the summit, we descend down to Khare for an overnight stay.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Tented Camp

Day 13

Trek to Kothe (3,600m)

4-5 hrs trek

After breakfast, we trek to Kothe retracing the route back via Hinku Valley. Upon reaching Kothe, we will celebrate the success of climbing with local drinks and wines. 

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Tented camp/ local lodges

Day 14

Rest day in Kothe

1 Hour

Take rest at Khote after such great achievement. Also, explore the area to have the different experience in this beautiful region.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Tented camp/ local lodges

Day 15

Trek to Thuli Kharka

6-7 hrs trek

From Khote you trek back to Zatrwa La and stay overnight at a teahouse.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Local lodges/ tented camp

Day 16

Trek back to Lukla via Zatrawa La Pass

6-7 hrs trek

Today is the last day of your trek. You trek to Lukla from Zatrwa La to spend the rest of the day.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Local teahouse/lodge

Day 17

Fly back to Kathmandu

45 mins flight

We will catch an early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. After enjoying 45 minutes aerial view, we land in Kathmandu and drive to the hotel. 

If you choose to explore the unexplored places in the city, we can arrange a sightseeing tour for you. 

Breakfast

Hotel

Day 18

Final departure

30 min private drive

As the trip comes to an end, today you will be transferred to the airport for the flight back to your home or onward destination. 

Breakfast

Hotels

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Accommodation

Himalayan Trekkers promises to manage the best, most comfortable and preferred accommodation.

In general we arrange a 3-star hotel with all facilities in cities. If available, you can opt for a more budget-friendly option or upgrade to a more luxurious hotel by paying a little extra.

Although all places during your trek do not have all modern facilities (especially at higher altitudes), we ensure that it is arranged safely and comfortably. Mostly hygienic and safe tea houses / local lodges / home stays are arranged & please feel free to personalize according to your preference.

If your travel schedule includes camping or if you choose to experience it, a correct campsite will be determined in advance and everything will be taken care of. If required, we also provide equipment such as a tent, cookware, etc. Check the equipment lists and equipment lists for more information.

Meals

Breakfast is usually included with your B&B accommodation within the costs. Meals in the city must be paid separately. Often in the cities, you can choose from many different cuisines and varied food services. We can always help you find the right place.

Remote areas don't have that many options, but hygienic and well-prepared food is always served. Moreover, most meals are included in the costs during your trek. We can help you make changes according to your preference and budget, but only if choices are available! Moreover, Himalayan Trekkers also organizes Welcome of Farewell Dinners as a symbol of warm greetings.

Follow the detailed route description or itinerary for more information. We are always there to help you to your heart's content.

Inclusion

Whats Included

  • All Arrival/Departure transfers as per itinerary
  • 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • All Guest house, Lodge/tented Accommodation during the trek & climb
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunches & Dinner with Tea/Coffee) during the trek & climb
  • Guided Sightseeing with all applicable entrance fees as per itinerary in Kathmandu
  • All private transfers as per itinerary
  • Domestic (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu) Airfare and taxes as per itinerary
  • An Experienced GOVT licensed Trekking/Climbing Guide & required No. of Sherpa Porters
  • All wages, allowances, insurance, medical and equipment for supporting crew
  • Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park Fees
  • TIMS fees & Local Province (Municipality/Village) Fees
  • Peak Climbing fees (Royalty)
  • Climbing & Camping Equipment as per itinerary/necessary
  • Medical kit
  • Welcome or Farewell Dinner
  • Local government taxes & office surcharges

Whats Not Included

  • Nepal Visa Fees
  • International Airfare to/from Kathmandu & Departure Taxes
  • Any charges incurred due to the changing itinerary ( Early arrival from trek, late departure, cancellation of trek, etc)
  • Meals (Lunches & Dinner) in the city
  • Portable Altitudes Chamber (PAC) for your safety measures
  • Personal expenses of any kind 
  • Any extra cost arising from bad weather, unfavorable circumstances (road blockage, land slide, flight delay etc)
  • Rescue and evacuations
  • Personal Trekking / Climbing Equipments
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips 
  • Anything not mentioned in the includes section 

Gearlist

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. 

A comprehensive list of gear for all activites is listed on our dedicated page of Complete Gear List For Trekking and Climbing