Mera Peak Climbing

Duration: 17 Days

Highlights of Mera Peak Climbing

  • Mera Peak climbing in Nepal is the highest permitted summit for trekking.
  • Explore the rich flora and fauna, including some rare endangered species.
  • Witness the beauty of the untouched regions of the country and the remote Hinku valley.
  • Live the life of the people in the Himalayas, distant from the hustle and bustle of cities.
  • Catch magnificent 360-degree panoramic vista of the magical Himalayas featuring Mount Everest (8,848m), Cho-Oyu (8,210m), Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,463m), Kangchenjunga (8,586m), Nuptse (7,855m), and others.
  • Spend nights under the stars camping in high altitudes with a dazzling view of the Himalayas.
Trip Duration

17 Days

Maximum Altitude

6400m

Trip Grade

Moderate

Group Size

2-15

Activity

Peak Climbing

Accommodation

Hotel/Lodge

Mera Peak Climbing Overview

Mera Peak climbing provides you with an opportunity to witness the mesmerizing view of numerous snow-capped mountains, including 5 of the six highest mountains in the world, namely Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga. The journey to the top includes passing through lush green forests, pine trees, bamboo forests, vibrant rhododendrons, monasteries, and picturesque villages.

Nepal’s highest permitted trekking peak, Mera peak, stands at an elevation of 6,470 meters. Mera Peak climbing is one of Nepal’s most fascinating trekking itineraries since it includes a rich cultural journey amid distant scenic villages and forests, accompanied by a smooth ascent to the top. Along with the fact that it provides unrivaled vistas and breathtaking panoramas, it makes this peak one of Nepal’s most popular climbing destinations.

As the saying goes, “The best view comes after the toughest climb”; peak climbing implies struggling, enduring hardships, and getting to the top of a peak to soak in the soothing view. So, the peak you choose to climb better compensate for all of your efforts by offering you breathtaking views and an unforgettable journey. Nepal is renowned as the “Land of the high beautiful Himalayas” and is a famous tourist destination for many people. Nepal provides tourists with a wide range of alternatives.

Mera Peak climbing isn’t very tough regarding technical difficulty, but the altitude makes for an exciting and challenging trek. A climb to the top of Mera Peak will leave you with a touch of nature’s magical aura, unforgettable experiences, and a one-time opportunity to see the world from the top.

Mera peak is definitely not as technical as you would find it with Island peak climbing, but the heights are elevated and not as easy. Mera peak climbing is moderately challenging and is physically based about 11 km south of Mount Everest.

The Thrills of trying some Himalayan ice and rock can be an opportunity for first-time climbers. This peak looks pretty small by the side of mountains over the height of 8000m. Good acclimatization is necessary, and the ice axes, ropes, and crampons are the equipment of climbing required, which must-have for this trip.

In the course of our hike along the trail, we will pass bamboo, Lush green hills, and Rhododendron forest, along with some deep gorges pouring into rivers. We will also experience a lot of wilderness & Sherpa culture in this famous Khumbu region.

Some of our nights may be in camps with tents because of a lack of hotels and lodges in some parts of the areas. We will have Sherpa staff with us, and there will be no problems with making tents, fixing ropes, and other difficulties.

Upfront Himalayan landscapes can be experienced while Mera peak climbing. The Autumn and spring season is the best time to climb Mera peak because the Natural beauty and panoramic views of crystal clear mountain scenery can be seen during this time of the year.

We will arrange all the management for Mera Peak climbing to give you one of the best climbs ever. Our schedules are arranged to provide you with a hassle-free holiday you never have imagined.

Mera Peak Climbing Difficulty

The difficulty level and attainability are judged based on technicality and elevation. As the highest peak for trekking within Nepal, Mera Peak climbing is evidently physically demanding due to its elevation. But, not many technical abilities are needed to be able to climb it successfully.

Technicality: Any ‘climb’ expects the trekkers to be open to technical adventure to some extent. Likewise, a successful Mera Peak climbing expects you to be open to moving on a man rope, learning the clipping techniques, and moving at a consistent pace.

Experience in climbing can be a plus point but is not a compulsion for climbing Mera Peak. Mera Peak climbing can be an option for beginners if they are open to learning some climbing technicalities on the way.

Know before joining Mera Peak Climbing

Elevation:

Given the elevation, Mera Peak climbing is physically demanding. The climbers are expected to have a sound physical, along with mental determination as minimum requirements to be successful in climbing the 6,470 m giant.

Preparing for the elevation and long walks overhand by working out at least 6 weeks prior to the climb is extremely important. Moreover, staying hydrated and well-fed with proper nutritious food during the trek is a must in order to be able to make your way to the top.

Route:

There are different routes available for climb Mera Peak climbing. Some are short but difficult ones, whereas some routes do not favor acclimatization. So, the route you choose to climb has a huge impact on achievability.

The route we have been facilitating for years is considered the most convenient one and is chosen by many well-known climbers. Our suggested route makes it easy for the climbers by spending about four days at an altitude of 2,700-3,200m, two days at an altitude of 3,200-4,900 m, and about three days at an altitude of 4,900-6,476 m before reaching the peak.

Choosing the route that favors enough acclimatization by being able to spend the required time in different altitude regions makes your trek and climb more achievable.

Distance to be covered:

An estimated 78 miles of walk through the rough land of the Everest region is something that you can expect from this tour. This is quite a long distance, and to make it easier by coping with the distance, preparing by making a habit of walking on rough lands for some hours can be helpful.

Time Duration for Mera Peak Climbing:

The longer the time period, the more achievable the climb is. That does not mean that a climber should give their 30 days time period for a climb which can be successful in 17 days.

In order to have a successful and safe high altitude climb, one needs to be well aware of the importance of acclimatization. The designation of the itinerary should be done smartly by a well-experienced individual. You can totally trust us with that because we design our considering itinerary acclimatization and also avoid any extra non-required days for the climb to be convenient.

Weather:

Great weather assures quality and convenient trek and climb. But, whether in the places with high altitude is quite unpredictable. With changing and harsh weather conditions, the journey becomes more challenging and tough.

Thus, pre-research on the seasons with better weather should be done. Spring, i.e., March to May, and autumn, i.e., September to November, are considered as the most favorable time to climb Mera Peak, with stable weather, dry environment, and clear skies.

Physical Fitness:

Physical fitness cannot be neglected when it comes to treks and climbs. Moreover, Mera Peak is considered a physically challenging climb.

If you are physically fit and have the dedication to explore the Himalayas, you can go for it. A good level of stamina and sound mental health can be some major plus points in order to have a successful climb.

Proper Climbing Essentials:

Proper gears are the key to an untroubled climb. Preparing yourself with suitable climbing gears for a trek ensures your safety, convenience, and achievability to a vast extent.

Why Choose Mera Peak Climbing?

Popular among travelers as one of the finest viewpoints in the country, Mera Peak, the highest climbing peak in Nepal, is a great opportunity for the daring ones who wish to travel over the Himalayas.

Mera peak has been found to be one of the most trending peaks among the visitors for some reasons, which have been presented below.

Achievability:

Achievability plays a significant role in the number of climbers desiring to do a climb. Mera Peak climbing package is an opportunity for non-professional climbers with no past experience.

Providing justice to the high altitude, Mera Peak is undoubtedly a physically challenging one and has been graded as ‘PS’ Physically Strenuous peak. But, the less technical requirements of this peak make it more achievable. Being a less technical peak, climbers do not need to possess any past mountaineering experience.

In fact, Mera Peak climbing  is considered as a relatively more achievable one compared to other 6000 m peaks. Though the peak is considered as an achievable one, there are some major factors that determine the achievability or difficulty of the climb:

Best Views:

Offering the climbers with one of the best view in the Himalayas, highlighting 5 of the 6 world’s highest leading peaks; namely Mount Everest (8,848 m), Mount Kanchenjunga (8,586 m), Mount Lhotse (8,516 m), Mount Makalu (8,485 m) and Mount Cho Oyu (8,188 m); along with other snow-capped mountains, glaciers, hilly region and the one and only Tibetan Pleateau “the roof of the world”; the view from the top of Mera Peak is unquestionably a rewarding one and is worth all of the efforts and time one puts into it.

Regarded as an opportunity to catch a single glimpse of the top of the world, the mighty Mount Everest (8848 m), Mera Peak attracts a lot of climbers every year and is definitely worth a try.

Thrilling Journey:

Mera Peak climbing journey takes you away from the city’s daily hubbub, busy schedules, and heavy responsibilities. It takes you to complete wilderness.

Walking amidst the lush green forests, the forests full of bamboo, and having an opportunity to enjoy the vibrancy that nature possesses through the bright red bunch of rhododendrons along with a great view of the magnificent Himalayas covered by diamond-sparkly snow sums up to a beautiful journey.

Including flora and fauna, exploring the typical Nepalese community and their culture while passing through the remote villages is something that one can expect from this journey. The Mera Peak climbing journey is definitely a culturally charming one.

Great Opportunity to Start:

Noting that Mera Peak climbing is considered a less technical, which means that climbers with no past mountaineering experience can go for it, Mera Peak trekking is a great option if you want to start your adventurous travel life. Also, with the assistance of our professional guides, your climb shall be easier and safer.

With a good level of fitness as a mandatory factor and with the help of proper gears, Mera Peak climbing is achievable, and this is a great opportunity to start.

Unrivaled Experience; Best of its kind:

Summing up the best view from the top, the culturally enlightening journey, the vibrancy in the environment from rhododendrons and thick forests, nights spent amidst the Himalayas at a high altitude with a clear view of the stars. Trying out different types of food, waking up every morning with a solid dedication to exploring more parts of nature, and leaving luxury for days.

The experience you get from the Mera Peak climbing is a completely unique one and is unrivaled by any other climbing packages.

Mera Peak Climbing Detail Itinerary


01
Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu.

After landing flight at TIA, representative of Family Adventure trek will warmly receive you. We will move towards the hotel. We will enjoy delicious dinner at night. After dinner we will give brief description of the peak climbing program to Mera Peak. 

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Day 02: Kathmandu exploration and preparation for trek.

Today, we spend our day by sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley with guide. We will visit Pashupatinath, which is regarded as the holiest temple of Lord Shiva, Bauddhanath known as Little Tibet and to Swayambhunath known as Monkey Temple. From Swayambhunath, we drive to Kathmandu (Basantpur Durbar Square). Finally, we return hotel and prepare our trek for tomorrow.

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Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2800m and trek to Paiya.

Early morning, we will go to Lukla from Kathmandu valley with a flight. We will enjoy the view of great ranges of mountain through the flight. The view of snow capped mountains from the top is very interesting. After landing at Lukla, we will move towards the Paiya. We will follow the main route. Our walk will be about 3 to 4 hours and we will stay night there.

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Day 04: Paiya to Pangkoma

From Paiya, we will cross the wooden bridge and walk to the slippery land of Kari la pass. Beautiful forest of rhododendron and bamboo are the main route through which we will walk. Glorious view of mountains and the view of Dudh Koshi River will surely mesmerize us. We will be at Pangkoma for the night.

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Day 05: Pangkoma to Nigmsa

Early morning after having breakfast we will walk to the Shibuche. We will walk through the forest of rhododendron. Memorable view of Mera peak will be offered during the trek. Lastly, we will be at Nigmsa at the end of the day where we will stay night.

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Day 06: Trek to Chhatra Khola

From Nigmsa, we will march in the steep and sloppy trail which is narrow and mountain trail. In our way we will have our breakfast. We will follow the trial of beautiful forest of rhododendron and bamboo. After walking of 4 to 5 hours we will reach Chhatra Khola where we will rest and staythe night.

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Day 07: Chhatra khola to Kothe

Today our journey leads us to Hinku valley. We will get the splendid view of nature from this valley. Straight through the bamboo forest, we can enjoy the mesmerizing view of Mera peak. Slowly we will pass Tashing Dingma from tea shops and ahead of the Hinku valley. We will arrive at Kothe at altitude of 3600m.

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Day 08: Kothe to Tangnang

From Kothe, we will start walking in early morning. Beautiful ridge of Hinku khola in the shadow of Mera peak will be our main path. Lunch will be on the way. Viewing some beautiful monasteries and the glorious view of mountains we will reach Tangnang which will be memorable for life time.

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Day 09: Tangnang to Khare

Our trail goes in beautiful glacial rivers. In our way we will view some spectacular view of Charpate Himal. This himal climbs up to Khare the best and suitable camping place of that territory. From here, we will view the beautiful north face of Mera peak. In Khare we will stay a cool night.

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Day 10: Khare to Mera peak base camp

Today is our main destination of our trekking. We will climb to the main trial of Mera peak base camp. We need to trek through the steep trail which is about 3 to 4 hours long. Mera peak can be seen in front of us is very beautiful. The night will be at the camp in a tent of Mera peak base camp.

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Day 11: Base camp to High camp

After spending a cool night at the tented camp of Mera peak base camp, high camp is our next destination. Every step of us will lead us much closer to the summits of beautiful Mera peak. We will have some patience and strength. To reach high camp we need to walk about 4 to 5 hours in snowy trial.

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Day 12: High camp to Mera peak summit and back to Khare

We will start our journey a bit earlier because we need to walk for about 8 to 9 hours to reach our destination. We will continue our journey until we reach at the top of Mera peak to view the panoramic view around the region. We will return back to Khare down way to rest. We will have night relaxing at the land of Himalayas.

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Day 13: Khare to Kothe

After fulfilling our dream, we will return back to lowland of Kothe. We will leave the beautiful Mera peak at its natural position and continue our way. We will carry all memory with us and some peictures of Mera peak in our camera. The same trial of Hinku valley will be our returning way. We will spend interesting night at Kothe.

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Day 14: Kothe to Thuli Kharka

From Kothe, we will climb for about 2 hours to reach Thuli Kharka. We will climb from forest of rhododendron and we view the magnificent view of mountain ranges of Mera peak. This all is in our side screen during the trek. It will take us about 5 to 6 hours to reach at Thuli Kharka and enjoy night.

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Day 15: Thuli Kharka to Lukla

Today is our last walk of our climb. We will hike for about 2 hours and reach high land of Zatrwa la pass. From the pass, we will see the beauty of nature in the land of Lukla valley. We will see many beautiful ranges of mountains. In Lukla our dinner will be last dinner at the land of himalays. We will spend last night at the land of Himalayas.

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Day 16: Lukla to Kathmandu

From Lukla we will catch the early morning flight to Kathmandu because the climate may be worse climate during day time. We will be at Kathmandu within 30 minutes. After landing at Kathmandu, we will move towards the hotel room. We will enjoy the leisure time at Kathmandu. We will have party at the night.

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Day 17: Final Departure

After having a night rest at Kathmandu, we will pack our luggage to march ourselves towards the international airport of Nepal. We have to reach at airport 3 hours before the flight. We will attend a small farewell program organized by Family Adventure trek. After then we will catch the flight to return back to the home country. We hope, while returning back to home country you will think for a re visit to Nepal. We hope for your better journey.

Cost Includes
  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car or van. It is depend of the group.
  • Two nights standard accommodation in 2/3 star category hotel in Kathmandu located tourist center, or up to you.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking
  • Local fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana and grape etc.
  • All accommodations during the trek.
  • Mera peak trekking map.
  • Both ways domestic flight from Kathmandu/ Lukla/ Kathmandu with airport tax.
  • An experienced Government licensed holder Climbing guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • peak permit
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • If you need we will provide you sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag and, if necessary etc.
  • All necessary Government paper works and national park entry permits and TIMS Card etc.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • All government taxes and Vat.
Cost Excludes
  • Meals your self Kathmandu (L+D).
  • climbing equipemen
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa ( You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu).
  • All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks)
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)
  • If do any tour and sightseeing and other activities etc.

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