Mera Peak is the highest trekking peak climbing in Nepal, best for physically fit trekkers although it is technically an easy climbing peak in Everest. Mera Peak(6476 m) is a high mountain that requires a little technical climbing on its normal route, and our Mera peak guided trip is 18 days from Kathmandu. Mera Peak summit, the magical vantage point offers stunning views of five 8000 m peaks-Everest, Lhotse, Kanchenjunga, Makalu and Cho Oyu. Mera Peak Trek is a culturally stimulating journey through remote picturesque villages and mountain landscapes of forest, river, valley and glaciers. Climbing Mera Peak is recommended in March, April, May, late September, October and November. Mera Peak Climbing requires excellent physical conditioning and you need to be training months in advance of your climb. Mera Peak Trek is a good climbing trip to avoid the busy trail of Everest island peak climbing. We first hike through remote villages and lush forests to Khare, base camp of Mera peak before climbing Mera Peak. It is an outstanding achievement for adventure seekers. Mera Peak(6476 m) is not much demanding although it has a long summit day. Please email us at [email protected] and call or message on WhatsApp at +977 9851023742 for a cheap Mera Peak climbing cost and departure dates for 2023/2024.
Peak Name: Mera Peak Climbing
Peak Duration: 18 Days
Peak Difficulty: Medium/ Hard
Peak Season: Sep/Oct/Nov/Dec/Mar/April/May
Peak Altitude: 2800m- 6476 m
Peak Cost: USD 1430-USD 2650
Group Size: 1 - 12 people
Peak Package: Standard
Mode of Transfer: Bus/Jeep/Flight
Start/End of Peak : Kathmandu /Lukla
Mera Peak Climbing in Nepal 18 Days
Mera Peak is the highest trekking peaks of Nepal, lies on the edge of famous Khumbu Region. Mera Peak Climbing in Nepal has a little technical difficulty.It is a strenuous climb with some short, steeper sections of 35° snow. Ice axes and crampons, previous experience of their use is essential. You carry a day pack for most days, except on the move to Mera High Camp when you also need to carry your sleeping bag/mat and down jacket/mitts.
Trek to Mera Peak climbing is a less traveled route of Everest trek region. You will experience stunning peak with fewer people and gives the best chance of reaching the top of Mera Peak. Climbing to Mera Peak is straightforward technically, the main challenge is proper acclimatization, weather and snow conditions. It is important to remember that although this is a trekking peak, we do hire snow gear like crampons. Poor snow conditions can make the summit day very challenging but the view from the summit is wonderful. On a clear day, hundreds of giant peaks can see including Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu and Kanchenjunga.
There are three main summits to climb without much difficulty. The south summit (6,065 m) is the most accessible with the Northern Summit (6,476 m), the highest, which we can climb by skirting the Central Summit (6,461 m) to the north and following a snow ridge to its top. Climbing the middle summit requires ascent up on steep snow and more technical. Mera North Peak is straight-forward to climb. Mera Peak Climb and trek is a cultural journey via remote picturesque villages and forests. There is always snow above Khare at Mera La and High Camp. It needs to start early in the morning on the day we are climbing to Mera Peak. There may have high winds on Mera La, and well prepared and equipped for temperatures as low as minus 25ºC plus wind chill. Please be well prepared and equipped to deal with any differences in weather beyond the conditions.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1300m)
Our representative will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. At the hotel, you will be briefed about your activities. You will be able to pick up any last minute items along with exploring the streets of Kathmandu by night. We will have our guide check your gear to make sure you have everything needed for the climb of Mera Peak.
Day 02: Fly to Lukla (2800m) and Trek to Chutanga (3050m)
Like the treks to Everest Base Camp, the Mera Peak climb starts with a flight to Lukla that ends with the breath-taking landing. A short and easy day of trekking off the beaten track, up through thinning forest to the grazing area of Chutanga.
Day 03: Trek to Thuli Kharka (4320m)
A long day mostly uphill to cross the Zatrwa La (4600m) and descend to Tuli Kharka (4320m), a high pasture above the Hinku valley. This is a tough day but the acclimatization gained from crossing this high pass will pay dividends once we begin our ascent of Mera Peak.
Day 04: Trek to Kothe(3600m)
We follow a delightful descending trail across three ridges, before dropping steeply down to the Hinku River and a final uphill to Kothe.
Day 05: Trek to Thangna(4350m)
Following the west side of the Hinku River, we trek via the Yak herders' summer settlement of Gondishung and its Buddhist shrine to Thangna.
Day 06: Rest day at Thangna
Acclimatization day. In the morning there is the option to trek up above camp for views of the Mera La. Afternoon to relax.
Day 07: Trek to Khare(5000m)
We ascend an ablation valley beside the Dig Glacier to Khare, the base camp area for Mera Peak.
Day 08: Rest day in Khare
A day for further acclimatization. We will have a skills training session and get ready for our ascent of Mera Peak.
Day 09: Trek to Mera La(5415m)
Leaving our base camp we trek up onto the glacier and traverse to the Mera La on the watershed of the Hinku and Hongu valleys.
Day 10: Trek to High Camp(5800m)
We continue our ascent of the North flank of Mera Peak to a spectacular eyrie nestled below a rocky outcropping on the ridge.
Day 11: Mera Peak Climb/Summit (6476m)
We make the technically straightforward ascent of Mera Peak (6476m). The summit view includes 5 of the World's 6 highest mountains. From the summit we return to our camp at Kare.
Day 12: Trek to Thangna(4350m)
We descend to Thangna. This is a short and relatively easy day of descent which can also be used as a contingency day in case of delay to the climbing scedule.
Day 13: Trek back to Kothe (3600m)
We continue our return trek following the Hinku River downstream as far as Gotay.
Day 14: Trek to Thuli Kharka (4300m)
Uphill again to reach Thuli Kharka below the Zatwra La.
Day 15: Trek to Lukla (2800m)
A final short climb to the Zatrwa La and then a long descent to Lukla. Overnight in a basic lodge.
Day 16: Fly to Kathmandu
Taking a morning flight to Kathmandu, we will have plenty of time after lunch for further sightseeing or shopping.
Day 17: In Kathmandu
A free day in Kathmandu. Optional guided sightseeing tour of the city's main attractions, which include colorful Buddhist shrines and Hindu temples.
Day 18: Kathmandu Airport
Our package services end after breakfast. Pick up some last minute items,our representative will take you to the airport for your flight back home.
Climbing Gear List:
No need to bring unnecessary climbing equipment with you for climbing in
Nepal. The following climbing equipment and gears are recommended before climbing in Nepal. Most of the climbing equipment what you will need can be
rented or purchased in Nepal either in
Kathmandu or Pokhara at cheap price. We will help you with the necessary
arrangements. Except your day pack all the luggage will be carried by porters.
There is an allowance of 15 kg per person. Additional personal items not needed
for the climbing part of the trip can be stored in the storage room of hotel
without extra cost.
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Thin, lightweight inner socks
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
Light and expedition weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest and/or jacket
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)
Sleeping bag rated to zero DC
Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
Basic First Aid Kit
Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottle (2) or camel bag
Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)
1 medium sized quick drying towel
Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
Face and body moisturizer
Feminine hygiene products
Wet wipes (baby wipes)
Tissue /toilet roll
Anti bacterial hands wash
Trail Map/Guide book
Journal & Pen
Pencils and small notebooks
Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble
Modest swim suits (for Kathmandu)