Mera Peak Climbing

14 days

‘adventure around hidden trails and beautiful valleys of Khumbu and Everest region’

Highlights:
“ Fantastic views with an adventure over thrilling and exciting climb on Mera Peak
Within giant towering peaks offering mind-blowing views of dramatic landscapes
Walking from beautiful green forested areas to arctic zone of ice and glaciers
Exploring hidden valleys of Inkhu away from mainstream trekking route of Everest
Enchanting alpine forest of rhododendron-pines-oaks and magnolia tree lines
Trek and climb of Mera Peak with stunning views and crossing high passes”

Trip Profile:

Trip Mode:                  Hotel and camping on trek and climb.
Trek Grade:                 Moderate to Adventurous.
Peak Grade:                PD (as per French / Swiss Alpine Climbing Systems)
Activities:                    Sightseeing and scenic drive, trek and climith bb woth ways flights.
Highest Altitude:         On top Mera Peak 6,461 m high.
Trek & Climb:              13 Nights and 14 Days (With both ways flight from Lukla)
Total Trip:                   17 Nights and 18 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Season:                        April to June and September to November (April and September
to November best months with clear blue sky).

Introduction:

Mera Peak stands at an altitude of above 6,461 m / 21, 1907 ft high, one of the highest and striking Trekking Peaks of Nepal Himalaya, the climb is straight forward with less technical difficulties; however one needs to be well equipped with proper gear and equipments using crampons and ice axe and safety ropes on descend, after reaching the summit where you will be rewarded with amazing views of giant mountains from Everest-Lhotse-Baruntse-Chamlang and Makalu extends as far to Mt. Kanchenjunga towards far eastern horizon.

Nepal Holiday Organizer offers this fabulous adventure Mera Peak Climbing with proper planning and excellent logistic support where camping facilities required from the beginning to an end of this adventurous trek and climb with overnights in lodge at Lukla after concluding the journey on Mera Peak Climb.

The climb of Mera Peak is of PD grade means ‘Per Difficule’ as used from French and Swiss Alpine Climbing System a straight forward climb of least technical difficulties.

After flying from Kathmandu to Lukla and then starting our trek into remote and isolated areas towards Inkhu valley on crossing the Naulekh jagged ridges with passes to reach at lovely forest and soon leaving the rich vegetation for ice and glaciers at Mera Peak base camp.

After a successful climb to the summit of Mera Peak heading back to Lukla on the same route where this awesome adventure Mera Peak Climbing completes with a sweeping flight to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu 1,315m and transfer o hotel.
Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,820 m and trek to Chutanga 3,430 m – 04 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Tuli-Kharka 4,300m – 06 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Mousum-Kharka 3,430m- 04 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Tangnag 4,360m -05 hrs.
Day 07: Rest day for acclimatization.
Day 08: Trek to Khare 5,000m- 05 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Mera Base Camp 5, 300m – 04 hrs
Day 10: Trek and climb to High Camp 5,780 m – 04 hrs
Day 11: Climb Mera Summit 6,461 m / 21, 1907 ft – 08 hrs
Day 12: Reserve as contingency day in case of bad weather condition.
Day 13: Trek to Khothey 3,600 – 06 hrs.
Day 14: Trek to ThuliKharka 4,200 m- 05 hrs.
Day 15: Trek to Lukla – 06 hrs.
Day 16: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.
Day 17: In Kathmandu free day for individual activities.
Day 18: Final International departure homeward bound.

Details Itinerary

Day 01: Reach Kathmandu after your international flight.
On arrival in Kathmandu received by Nepal Holiday Organizer staff and guide for short drive to your hotel in the hub of Kathmandu city, where you will join with other members of Mera Peak Climbing, our guide or group leader will brief with information regarding trek and climb - hotels-culture with do’s and don’ts, includes welcome dinner in a nice and typical Nepali restaurant with culture programs.

Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.
Morning after breakfast our tour guide will receive you for sightseeing tour around interesting part of Kathmandu, as Kathmandu city a blend of modernization and old lively cultures where you can witness medieval period villages and way of life of the locals as it was for past hundreds of years. Kathmandu valley steeped with ancient history-old traditions full of world heritage sites of Buddhism and Hinduism temples / monasteries.

After an interesting tour afternoon free at leisure preparation for Mera Peak Climbing and Trekking.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,886m & trek to Chutanga 3,430m - 04 hrs
Morning transfer to domestic airport for a sweeping scenic flight of 30 minutes to Lukla, Lukla airport named Tenzing - Hillary Airport. This is one of the world’s most unique airstrips with ups and downs short runway, after a time for refreshment in Lukla, where your bigger baggage will be carried by our porters.  From Lukla our first day walk begins on gradual path heading past Lukla towards remote and isolated areas to camp for overnight at Chutanga, a summer grazing pasture.

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 ZatrwaOg, 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 Tangnag 4,360m - 05 hrs.
After Mousum-Kharka morning walk follows north on leaving forested area after a pleasant walk reaching a wide open valley with pasture land, walk continues to a small bridge to reach Gondishung near Tangnag area, 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 continue walk for another hour to overnight stop at Tangnag, a small yak herder’s temporary settlement, at present there are few small lodges.

Day 07: Rest day at Tangnag for acclimatization.
At this altitude of 4,360 meters a necessary rest day for acclimatization, before reaching higher elevation and climb of Mera Peak, a short hike to best views of Peak 43 at 6,769meters.

Day 08: 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 09: Trek to Mera Base Camp 5, 300m/17,384 ft - 04 hrs.

Today, journey leads to our main destination for Mera peak climb, walk over Mera Glacier, leading 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 10:  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 11: Climb Mera Peak summit at 6,461 m / 21, 1907 ft - 08 hrs

Our final Big 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 12: Reserve as contingency day in case of bad weather condition.

Pristine Nepal always 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 13: Trek to Khothey 3,600 m -06 hrs.

After a grand moment and experience of a life time adventure, return back to Lukla a pleasant trek leads to Kothey through Tagnag for overnight stop.

Day 14: Trek to Thuli -Kharka 4,200 m- 06 hrs.

From Khothey morning walk leads back to 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 last camp before Lukla.

Day 15: Trek to Lukla - 04 hrs.
After an exciting and fantastic Mera Peak climbing, our last day walk of this adventure leads on same trail with a steep climb and downhill over high ridges and pass of Naulekh and Kalo Himal to reach at Lukla for overnight stop with celebration among fellow staff-guides and members.

Day 16: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
From Lukla an early morning flight to Kathmandu, at Kathmandu domestic airport our guide and staff transfer you back to your hotels with rest of the day free for individual activities.

Day 17: In Kathmandu free day with sightseeing tour.
Nepal Holiday Organizer reserve this day as contingency in case of flight delay or cancellation, which occurs sometime due to bad weather, as Himalayan weather can be unpredictable. If all goes well as per the itinerary one can join in our interesting tour around Kathmandu-Patan and Bhaktapur cities.

Day 18: International departure for home ward bound.
After a memorable adventure experience on Mera Peak Climbing with fabulous views of world highest mountains, our staff transfers you to airport for your final departure homeward bound.

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