Mera Peak Climbing
‘adventure over hidden Inkhu valley away from mainstream trail in complete wilderness’
“A mind blowing adventure around hidden areas of Khumbu and Everest at Inkhu valley
An incredible walk with awesome panorama of world highest mountains with Mt. Everest
Exploring high altitude Sherpa villages enriched with ancient culture of Buddhist religion
Walking into lovely alpine woodland and into remorseless fields of ice and glaciers
Climb of wonderful and magnificent Mera Peak with alluring panorama of Himalaya
Scenic and panoramic flight both ways from Kathmandu and Lukla with amazing views”
Trip Mode: Hotels and in Lodge basis during trek.
Trek Grade: Moderate and Adventurous with touch of high altitude.
Climbing Grade: PD (French & Swiss alpine climbing classification system)
Highest point: At Mera Peak summit 6,461 m high
Trek and Climb duration: 16 nights & 17 days (Lukla to Lukla)
Total Trip: 20 nights & 21 days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Activities: Cultural tour - scenic flight with trek and climb.
Season: March to June and September to November.
Mera Peak Climbing Adventure takes you to awesome destinations between high peaks and passes where you can enjoy your adrenaline dreams into pure reality with great support and guidance of our expert and Veteran Mountain and trekking guides.
Mera Peak stands at 6,461 m, one of the highest trekking peaks of Nepal Himalaya a climb of less technical effort, a straight forward climb, where climbing gear required like ice axe and crampons.
The grade as PD 'Per Diffcule' of less technical difficulty but requires your courage and determination for the climb of Mera Peak, the grade we have used as per French and Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification which popular worldwide on this type of alpine climb.
Mera Peak an adventure of great combination of high altitude walks and traversing through the mountains scenic passes in the backdrop of natural and complete wilderness, and enjoying the walks into green forested areas of tall rhododendron-pines-oaks-birch and juniper tree lines to enter harsh and barren windswept country of rocks-ice and moraines.
Trek on trail that climbs above moraines to the snout of Hinku Nup and Shar Glaciers, and then climb uphill on a steep trekking trail. Before climbing Mera Peak, our guides will train you on use of climbing gears ice axe, climbing boots and crampons, harness, ascender, as well as how to use ropes to go up and down.
The climb is non-technical, however encountering steep ridges to the summit of Mera Peak, with amazing view of the mighty Himalayas from Mt. Everest (8,848m), Cho-Oyu (8,210m), Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,463m), Kanchenjunga (8,586m), Nuptse (7,855m), Chamlang (7,319m), Baruntse (7,129m).
After completing our highlights and goal on Mera Peak Climbing Adventure walk leads back into green vegetation within alpine woodland, as the walk descends back at Lukla for short panoramic flight back to Kathmandu to conclude our marvelous and fantastic adventure Mera Peak Climbing Adventure.
Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 02:In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.
Day 03:Fly to Lukla 2,830 m and trek to Chutanga 3,430 m - 04 hrs.
Day 04:Trek to Thuli-Kharka 4,300m - 06 hrs.
Day 05:Trek to Mosom-Kharka 3,430m- 04 hrs.
Day 06:Trek to Kote 4,182 m - 04 hrs.
Day 07:Trek to Tangnag 4,360m - 04 hrs.
Day 08:Rest day for acclimatization.
Day 09:Trek to Khare 5,000m- 05 hrs.
Day 10:Trek to Mera Base Camp 5, 300m - 04 hrs
Day 11:Rest day at Mera Base Camp for better acclimatization and practice.
Day 12:Trek and climb to High Camp 5,780 m - 04 hrs
Day 13:Climb Mera Summit 6,461 m / 21, 1907 ft - 08 hrs
Day 14:Reserve as contingency day in case of bad weather condition.
Day 15:Trek to Tangnag 4,360m - 05 hrs.
Day 16:Trek to Thuli Kharka 4,300 m - 05 hrs.
Day 17:Trek to Chutanga 3,430 m - 05 hrs.
Day 18:Trek to Lukla - 04 hrs.
Day 19:Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
Day 20:In Kathmandu free day with sightseeing tour.
Day 21:International departure for home ward bound.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
On reaching Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, received by our staff and then transfer to your respective hotels in the heart of Kathmandu city, after getting refreshed our guide briefs with information regarding Mera Peak Climbing Adventure with trekking, hotels, camping on route with do and don’ts with evening group welcome dinner.
Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.
A free day in Kathmandu to relieve you from jetlag on long flights, our morning sightseeing tour starts after breakfast in the hotel, where you will be engrossed with tour around world heritage sites around Kathmandu visiting Old Durbar (palace) Square, and ancient stupa of Swayambhunath, after a tour head back to hotel with preparation for Mera Peak Climbing adventure next early morning.
(other options on tour of Hindu Holy Temple of Pashupatinath dedicated to Lord Shiva and Bouddhanath large Buddhist Stupa the area also known as Little Tibet)
Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,830 m & trek to Chutanga 3,430 m - 04 hrs.
Mornings, flight to Lukla with views of mountain range including Mt. Everest, after 30 mins of great flight reaching at Lukla with its unique airstrip a gateway Sherpa town to Everest base camp and other adventure destination.
From Lukla walk to Chutanga past east of Lukla town and close from the airport heading towards complete wilderness and into enchanting alpine forest of tall rhododendron-pines-firs and oak tree lines with grand views.
After nice and pleasant walks with few short ups leads you at Chutanga a small place around Yak herders grazing areas for first overnight camping.
Day 04: Trek to Thuli-Kharka 4,300 m - 06 hrs.
After Chutanga, adventure continues with morning climb crossing over Kalo Himal Ridge of Nau-Lekh mountain range, separating Khumbu and Hinku Valley and towards west of Makalu region.
Trek over first pass with steep climb to reach a ridge festooned with Buddhist prayer flags at the height of 4,450meters, the pass called Zatrwa Og, from here walk over boulder slope, then around a corner and climb again to Zatrwa-La at 4,600meters, with stunning views of Dudh Kosi river valley and peaks of Karyolung and Lumding Himal, an hour downhill to Tuli-Kharka for overnight stop.
Day 05: Trek to Mousum-Kharka 3,430m - 04 hrs.
From Tuli-Kharka, a short morning walk with downhill and excellent view of Peak 43 and Kusum Kanguru peaks, reaching a scenic Hinku valley, with South Face views of Mera Peak and back into rhododendron and pine forest, with gradual walk through forest to reach a summer pasture at Mosum-Kharka for overnight stop.
Day 06: Trek to Kote 4,182 m - 04 hrs.
After Mousum-Kharka, today a short morning walk following north on leaving forested area with a pleasant walk to reach a wide open valley with pasture land, as the trek continues to a small bridge to reach Gondishung near Kote, this place with small wooden huts and shelters of stone wall enclosures, Gondishung with an interesting 200 year old small Gompa (monastery / shrine), from here a short walk brings you to our overnight stop at Kote with afternoon free to relax and short hike around this beautiful pastureland.
Day 07: Trek to Tangnag 4,360m - 05 hrs.
With a pleasant stop at Kote another short day walk which helps you with acclimatization and can enjoy the surrounding beautiful views on the leisure walk towards our overnight stop at Tangnag with few tea-houses serving as simple lodge for travelers, this is also a temporary settlement and a Yak grazing pastures.
Day 08: Rest day at Tangnag for acclimatization.
At this altitude at above 4,360 meters high, necessary rest day for acclimatization, before heading higher altitude and for the climb of Mera Peak, today a short hike to get the best views of Peak 43 at 6,769 m with Mera Peak.
Day 09: Trek to Khare 5,000m- 05 hrs.
From Tagnag with nice rest day, starting with moderate walk with scenery that surrounds this Hinku valley, walk follows on moderate path over moraine dam of Charpatti Tal (lake), leading to a high area, lined with cairns with glacial lake, climbing for short while as the path leads downhill to a large pasture land at Dig Kharka, walking for an hour across boulder strewn hillside to reach Khare for set overnight camp.
Day 10: Trek to Mera Base Camp 5, 300m/17,384 ft - 04 hrs.
Today, journey leads to our main destination to Mera peak, as the walk leads over Mera Glacier, heading straight on ice sections for short while, then gentle descent reaching at Mera Base Camp for the overnight camp, with time for relaxation and preparation for Mera peak climb.
Day 11: Rest day at Mera Base Camp for better acclimatization and practice.
To make our climb a huge success we have allowed another rest day at base camp, so that one can acclimatize and prepare for Mera Peak with safe and sound climb, afternoon our guide will check the route of the climb and make necessary arrangement for the climb.
Day 12: Trek and climb to High camp 5,780 m / 18,958 ft - 04 hrs
After a day at Mera base camp, walk further up to set High Camp to make approachable to the summit of Mera peak, normally climbers make it from the base camp to Mera peak, but it is always safe and best adding more camp before the summit bid.
Morning leaving Mera base camp, trek heads across Mera La to reach Mera High Camp, after few hours of hard walk on high altitude with few stops in between reaching at Mera High Camp, for last camp before the climb, afternoon our expert guide will scout area of the route of climb and fix ropes where necessary, rest of the day preparation for Mera Peak climb this high camp offers outstanding view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Lhotse, Nuptse, Chamlang and Baruntse peaks.
Day 13: Climb Mera Peak summit at 6,461 m / 21, 1907 ft - 08 hrs
Our final and Grand Day of the adventure, starting early morning before dawn for the summit, route leads with steep climb; after a hard strenuous climb without less technical difficulty reaching at top summit of Mera peak, feeling on top of the world at this extreme height with view of panorama that surrounds this top with Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho- Oyu all the way in the eastern horizon Mt. Kanchenjunga including series of other snow capped peaks, after a hard climb, descend with care to base camp.
Day 14: Reserve as contingency day in case of bad weather condition.
We reserves an extra day as contingency, in case of unfavorable / bad weather conditions which can occur in high Himalaya, if all goes well according to our itinerary using this spare day on route Lukla with short day walk enjoying the views along the way.
Day 15: Trek to Tangnag 4,360m - 05 hrs.
After a grand moment and experience of a life time adventure, return back to Lukla a pleasant trek leads back at Tangnag for overnight stop.
Day 16: Trek to Thuli -Kharka 4,200 m- 06 hrs.
From Tangnag morning walk leads back into tree lines of blue Himalayan pines and rhododendrons, passing grazing areas with gentle climb with views of Mera Peak and other high mountains, at Thuli– Kharka for ovenight before the climb over a pass crossing Naulekh ridges before Lukla and Chutange.
Day 17: Trek to Chutanga 3,430 m - 05 hrs.
Morning our walk head towards a steep climb at Zatwar-la pass with grand views over Dudh Kosi River and Numbur Himal, after a brief stop on top of the pass a steep descend brings you at Chutange for last overnight stop just before Lukla.
Day 18: Trek to Lukla - 04 hrs.
After an exciting and fantastic Mera Peak climbing, our last day walk of this adventure leads on the same trail with short walk back into lovely woodlands and then reaching at Lukla on good time for overnight stop where you can celebrate the victory and success of the climb among fellow staff-guides and members.
Day 19: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
From Lukla taking an early morning flight back to Kathmandu with views of mountains, at Kathmandu domestic airport our staff transfers you back to respective hotels with rest of the day free at leisure.
Day 20: In Kathmandu free day with sightseeing tour.
A spare day in Kathmandu in case of flight delay and cancellation due to unfavorable bad weather which might occur, as the Himalayan weather can be unpredictable sometimes if all goes well have a free day or sightseeing tour of Kathmandu-Patan and Bhaktapur.
Day 21: International departure homeward bound.
Your last day in amazing Nepal in the land of Himalayan wonders, after wonderful experience and fond memories of Mera Peak Climbing Adventure, our staff transfer you to airport as per your time for international flight for your final departure towards homeward bound.