Mera Peak Climbing 19 days (6,461m/21,190 ft) is extensively an exciting, daring and greatly dazzling peak getting familiar among trekkers and climbers around the globe and it is popular as the most astounding and highest trekking peak in Khumbu (Everest) region of Nepal.
A successful attempt to scale Mera is one of the best accomplishments in the life of the fearless trekkers. The horizontal visual you put not too far off from the summit of the Mera Peak gives you a chance to witness the mighty and unbelievable decoration of the world's 8000 meter Mountains including Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, Cho-Oyu and numerous other opposed peaks. Mera Peak develops with 40-45 minute trip to the mountain airstrip of Lukla (a standout amongst the most hazardous airstrips on the planet). We at that point stroll in through the woodland of rhododendron, pine and bamboo, taking a more drawn out, less trodden trail that continuously goes through the excellent scene of the up till the Mera Peak.
Day 1: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300 m)
Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing and briefing day
Day 3: Flight from Kathmandu (1,300) to Lukla (2,642 m) and trek to Paiya (2,730 m)
Day 4: Trek from Paiya (2,730 m) to Pangkoma (2,850 m)
Day 5: Trek from Pangkoma (2,850 m) to Nigmsa (2,745 m)
Day 6: Trek from Nigmsa (2,745 m) to Chetra River (3,150 m)
Day 7: Trek from Chetra River (3,150 m) to Kothe (3,600 m)
Day 8: Trek from Kothe (3,600 m) to Tangnang (4,350 m)
Day 9: Trek from Tangnang (4,350 m): (Acclimatization day)
Day 10: Trek from Tangnang (4,350 m) to Khare (5045 m)
Day 11: Trek from Khare (5045 m) to lower base camp (5,300 m)
Day 12: Trek from lower base camp (5,300 m) to higher base camp (5,780 m)
Day 13: Trek from higher base camp (5,780 m) to Summit (6,461 m) and back to Khare (5,045 m)
Day 14: Reserve day
Day 15: Trek from Khare (5,045 m) to Kothe (3,600 m)
Day 16: Trek from Kothe (3,600 m) to Thuli Kharka (3,100 m)
Day 17: Trek from Thuli Kharka (3,100 m) to Lukla (2,642 m)
Day 18: Fly from Lukla (2,642 m) to Kathmandu (1,300 m)
Day 19: Departure day
On first day of trek, we send our association front men to get you at Tribhuwan International Airport highlighting your arrival hour. You will be generously welcomed and moved towards traveler standard lodging by our private vehicle. We likewise get ready for meeting at our office for discussion with respect to our trek.
On second day completing our morning breakfast, we proceed onward to sightsee some ancient and historical spots including Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa and Swyambhunath stupa (monkey temple) which are recorded on series of UNESCO World Heritage Site. Steadily investigating these locations, we return back for concluding our trekking supplies, which are required during our upcoming trek and this night we be spent at same inn in Kathmandu.
On third day after attending breakfast, we will be shifted to Tribhuwan International Airport by our private vehicle to board up Himalayan grand flight towards Lukla (gateway of Khumbu/Everest region). On reaching Lukla, we introduce with crew members and begin our easy and effortless downward trek through traditional settlements and pleasing forest to reach Paiya (rewards spectacular views of multiple peaks).Tonight's will be exhausted in a tented camp at Paiya.
Today after having breakfast at Paiya, we instantly stroll down to the wooden bridge that proceeds on a tricky trail up to Kari La Pass. Subsequently by following the pass along the narrow mountain trail covered by the lush forest of rhododendron and the delightful mountain perspectives of the mountain takes us to the village of Pangkoma. Finally, after steeping Pangkoma night will be spent at a lodge in Pangkoma.
Attending marvelous breakfast with morning wake, subsequently we pursue the rough trail which undertakes us to the forest entirely paved with rhododendron along proceeding walk ahead through the slopes and edges encountering the south face of Mera Peak steadily lead us to the beautiful and unique village en route. After that point, strolling downward through zigzag trail covered with woodland of pine and rhododendron offers Nigmsa. This night will be spent differently in a risen and tented camp at Nigmsa.
Leaving Nigmsa, further developed trail gets steep and narrow as we go through the regular mountain trail. Ahead the trail rises more competitive comparing to before soon after the entrance to forest segment and the fallen land territory to get to the accessible stream in front. As we achieve the stream, we walk straight ahead through the rhododendron forest where fortunate ones can experience multiple rare wild creatures. Therefore, walking down to the unique stone cave created by the waterway advances a way till Chetra River. As previous day, this night will be spent in a tented camp at Chetrakhola.
Today proceeded walk encounters a standout spot amongst multiple vantage point of the Hinku Valley that presents us the glory of the compelling force of nature. Initially, we march ahead through narrow trail covered with forest of pine and bamboo that safes wild creature including sloth bear and jungle cat. In the wake of passing Tashing Dingma, we stop for lunch at one of the teahouses on the course and afterward proceed with the edge of the waterway as far as possible up to Kothe. The night will be spent at a hotel in Kothe.
Steadily leaving Kothe, the climb progressively along the edge of the Hinku River leads to Gondishung for having lunch. We at that point visit a 200 year-old Lungsumgba Gompa, which is en route to Tangnang. We invest a few hours investigating the monastery there. A short stroll from the examined monastery will take us to Tangnang. Finally remaining hours will be utilized to explore landscape views and don’t forget this destination is the superb destination for exploring views of multiple towering peaks including Mera peak too. This night will be spent at lodge in Tangnang.
This day is moreover secluded as acclimatization day by centering that we are as of now above elevation of 4,000 m from sea level. In any case, we do exclude extra activities so we timetable to develop short walk to the Charpate Himalayan Glacier. Really, the view that you glance of Mera Peak and Glacier after steeping top creates your moment stunning and memorable. After enjoying some hour at the point, retracing the same earlier developed walk we hike down to the Tangnang and spent night is the same lodge.
After full day acclimatization, we presently head towards east following the sidelong moraine of the Dig Glacier to a field called Dig Kharka. The tough trail at that point goes through the sidelong moraine up to the nose of both Hinku Nup and Shar Glacier. From here onwards, we take after a significantly extreme trail until the point when we achieve the campground at Khare. Finally after reaching Khare, the campground display the life-changing perspectives of the snow-topped mountains along the tent will be raised at that spot for spending night.
Today leaving Khare, we walk forward after Mera Glacier up to the Mera La Pass. It’s an energizing ascend and the great view from the pass is just fulfilling. We face a short descent to set up our camp. After achieving lower base camp, we have our lunch and set off to go to the ice climbing preparing gave by the climbing guide. After the preparation, we invest whatever is left of the energy unwinding and setting up the muscle for the following day's walk. Finally, night will be spent in a risen camp at the lower base camp of Mera peak.
Splitting the lower Base Camp of the Mera Peak, we proceed by ascending towards the north face of Mera peak to a spectacular porch settled just beneath the cairn to set up the high camp before encountering the summit. The trail is shake strewn for few ahead, which establishes somewhat unsafe and bit risky in case of recent snowfall. Subsequently setting up the tent at the high camp, we spend whatever remains of the day getting a charge out of the dusk see and the perspective of peaks from the high camp. This night will be spent in a tented camp at the high base camp of Mera Peak.
Thirteenth day is the most awaited day of the entire trip. We wake early around 2:30 am to have our breakfast after that, preparing crampons and entire gears we start developing elevation climbing the peak. After around 4-5 hour, we achieve the highest point of the peak that welcomes us a fabulous 360° perspective of the absolute most famous peaks transcending above 6,000 meters. We invest some moment on capturing snaps and descend down to the high camp for lunch along walk slides down till Khare. Overnight will be spent in a tented camp at Khare.
Climate in the Himalayas is really uncertain. In some cases because of horrible climate condition, we won't have the capacity to summit the peak according to the arranged day. The terrible climate, as well as the health state of the group may remain as an obstruction to achieve the summit on the arranged date as we have to defer the rise. Consequently, this is extra days is included the agenda, if on the off chance that we can't summit the peak according to the schedule. In the case of everything goes well, this day can be cut off from the itinerary.
After breakfast, we retrace the same earlier developed walking way before until the point when we achieve Kothe. Once again we get an opportunity to appreciate the perspectives of the valley, icy mass, rough way, field, and the midyear settlement en route before achieving Kothe. Finally after achieving Kothe, we praise our achievement/accomplishment by getting a charge out of the neighborhood wine and nourishment. Overnight will be spent at a lodge in Kothe.
Triggering the brutal and rough territory, we presently march towards the rich rhododendron, bamboo and pine forest towards the Thuli Kharka. These vegetations and the sound of tweeting winged fauna make the walk agreeable. From Kothe following the Hinku River edge, we trek down till Tashing Ongma and after that leaving the waterway edge we enter the forested areas and proceed until the point that we come to the Thuli Kharka. Tonight's accommodation and dinner will be hosted at Thuli Kharka.
Around couple hours upward stroll from Thuli Kharka will take us to Zatrwa La Pass. As we navigate the pass leaving the Makalu Barun National Park behind, we are invited with a fabulous perspective of Lukla Valley and some well known peaks of the Khumbu area. We at that point walk the distance down to Chutanga after which, a simple and clear walk takes us to the town of Lukla. This is our last day throughout Khumbu domain so consequently, we invest some time for enjoying with the crew members. Finally, night will be spent at a hotel in Lukla.
Last moment on Khumbu region, we enjoy delicious breakfast and march forward towards Tenzing Hillary airport to board a morning scenic flight over towering Himalayas to Kathmandu. Guide takes care for all of the airport formalities and considerations along porters will be there to shift your bag and luggage to airport. After 30 to 35 minute of flight, we reach Kathmandu along private vehicle will be awaiting you to transfer there towards fine hotel. Tonight we host a farewell dinner in one of the famous Nepalese restaurant in Kathmandu.
Last day of trek managing short time, you can move on forward for shopping to collect souvenir for your friends and family members. We help you for your necessary arrangements and pack ups along our private vehicle escorts you to the airport focusing departure schedule. Well wishers and representatives of our company will be there to wish for your safe journey.
We have prepared the trip departure dates in small groups departure for group fun and enjoyment trekking. Our group size start from 2 peoples (Even for solo travelers, we organize single trip on supplement cost of US$- 200 additional) and maximum group size will be 8-10 travelers. But in general, our every date will have small groups of 4- 6 peoples, which is good group size for safe and flexible & comfortable trekking. We have listed our group departure dates based on every season as below.
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Good news is Mera Peak one of least technical peak to climb although one of highest trekking peaks of Nepal, where grading system is just ‘F’ means “Facial Easy” used from French and Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification.
A peak of less technical difficulty but leads to strenuous long climb to reach the summit, and taking care on descend where walk and climb leads to moraine-ice-snow and glaciers.
But all climbers need to be physically fit and in sound medical health as well having proper climbing equipment also.
Mera Peak located far and away from villages and town with no Tea-House /Lodge on route are not available. On treks and climbs spending in tents with all camping gear and facilities with
individual kitchen unit with cook, kitchen staff, trek /climbing guides and strong porters.
With camping includes dining tents as group size with toilet tent on dug-out hole on this trek and climb spending nights in tents from Lukla till back at Lukla duration of 12 nights and 13 days as our standard itinerary.
If you have done basic course which will add more to your skill but exactly not overall necessary, where one has to be good and physically fit with sound medical, where rest of the climbing skill our expert guide will instruct and teaches you before the actual climb with technique needed.
All you need a positive attitude and determination rest our guide will support you throughout the climb and brings back safely after enjoying a life time experience.
Must be well equipped to enjoy the climb with good and standard climbing gear or equipment that includes plastic boots for climb and good quality ice-axe, most equipment listed in our home page or websites as well for trekking portions, and if you need more information on climb and gear where you can contact us, if it’s too much to carry from home, some of the items can be bought or on hire in Kathmandu.
On trekking Peaks where individual people are not allowed as per the rules of the country for one safeties, trekking peaks or mountain expeditions where one can do it but needs to register and join with Government reputed and Registrated Company so that you will have safe adventure in the company of local guides.
It is normal in Himalaya, where some people might catch slight touch of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) at above 3,000 m or 4,000 m high. One can start taking Diamox or Acetazolamide as per your doctor advice with recommend dose, has been used for assisting with acclimatization on high altitude.
Where medical reports indicates the drug might be useful in treating at early stages of altitude sickness for prevention measures. But the best remedy is to head down till one is safe and secure at certain altitude, on recovering depends on fitness level carry on or quite the onward journey to reach back at Kathmandu.
For severe illness and immediate evacuation is by helicopter as long clients insurance covers helicopter rescue and medical expenses during treatment.
All guides of White Hill Adventure are professional and have gone through basic medical training as well for high altitude sickness, where our guides helps you to in case of medical and personal problem.
We also carry portable oxygen and Gamma Bags (Pressure bags) for emergency purpose.
White Hill Adventure provides expert and professional guides and well-experienced staff, who the areas of the country very well either on treks or climb to Mera Peak who have climbed and experienced leading many treks for past decades.
Besides major mountaineering expeditions where most of trekking peaks controlled by NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) where climbing fees for the peaks such as Mera Peak will be @ US $ 700 in the group of 5-7 persons if group numbers gains extra fee comes to US$ 20 per day and added on each day of during climb period.
Extra fee includes Sagarmatha and Makalu Barun National Park Fees as well.
It all depends upon itinerary day duration for the climb and as per group size with
fees that includes peaks as well for the park entrance @ cost ………………
US$ ……………….. per person in the group of minimum 2/3 pax
US$ ……………….. per person in the group of minimum 4 /6 pax
US$ ……………….. per person in the group of maximum above 10 /12 pax
Mera Peak Climb it will be on all on camping basis, from the start to an end of the trek and climb, the only Lodge to stay will be at Lukla for overnight stop before flying to Kathmandu.
Food served in Camping of standard quality with set meals, includes breakfast- lunch and dinner with refreshing afternoon tea / coffee will be served cooked by our expert cooks.
Most of the meals include from typical Nepalese Dal / Bhat with lentil soup and seasonal vegetables, Sherpa / Chinese / Indian dishes to Continental meals where our cook can offer delights like fresh bakeries cakes, pie and breads. All foods served are healthy and hygienic in all our camping trips. Spacious two men tents for overnights with dining tents as per group size we also
provide portable chairs and tables also, along with toilets tents.
Mera Peak trek and climb involves only short flight in a small aircraft where transportation includes to ferry from hotel-airport to hotel in Kathmandu. Communication services where you can buy local SIM Card in Kathmandu or using Satellite phone will be good to carry, the line might not work in some areas on deep valley and gorge, but once on higher ridges and hills will be fine and does connect.
The only problem is for charging once from Lukla no assist for electric power except if you carry your own portable solar panel with enough extra batteries to last during the trip.