Mera peak climbing
Mera peak climbing is popular adventure tourism destination in Everest region. Mera peak climbing known as Mera peak expedition offer beautiful Himalayan views of solukhumbu region including the Mount Everest 8848m, Mount Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Makalu 8463m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8201m, Mt. Pumori 7145m Mt. Amadablam 6856m, Mt. Thamserku 6723m, etc , beautiful landscape & lush valley. Mera peak 6476m is highest trekking peak in Nepal lies at the head of the quiet and remote Honku valley, an area of the Mount Everest region rarely frequented by trekkers or visitors. Besides the charming of climbing Mera Peak , the trek to Mera peak base camp from Lukla is rewarding for experiencing little-visited and yet un-spoilt region of Nepal with densely forested hill sides. Since open Mera peak climbing Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition arrange numerous groups summit to Mera peak. March, April, September, October & November are best month for climbing Mera peak but HJT arrange as per your wish and holiday schedule with amazing life time experience of Nepal Himalaya. .
Mera peak expedition start from Lukla after 35 minutes mountain flight from Kathmandu . After landed at Lukla airport, Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition’s climbing guide will led you through Sherpa village, lush valleys, green jungle till Mera peak base camp and HJT climbing guide will make training how to fixed the rope, how to ascend & descend while climbing then next early morning take to you Mera peak summit. Mera peak trekking offers comfortable trekking trail among the spectacular natural panorama by passing any chances of technical difficulty. Mera Peak trek and climbing servers a gate way for high altitude trekking to go over Amphu lapcha Pass for climbing island peak or back to same route to Lukla fly back to Kathmandu or Mera peak base camp descend to Khari khola trek to Jiri than by bus back to Kathmandu. Himalaya Journey Trekking and expedition will arrange the Mera peak climbing itinerary according to your holiday duration.
Fixed Departure Dates
July 2019: 5th, 8th ,12th, 15th , 18th , 24th ,26th
August 2019: 3rd ,5th,10th, 13th, 16th, 18th, 25th
September 2019: 3rd, 5th, 8th, 10th, 13th, 15th, 21st, 25th, 27th, 29th
October 2019: 4th, 7th, 9th, 11th, 13th, 18th, 21st, 24th ,26th, 29th
November 2019:2nd,4th ,8th,10th, 13th,17th, 20th, 23rd, 28th
Mera peak climbing Nepal itinerary:
Day 01: Kathmandu(1310m/4298ft). Our airport representative will be received you at the airport and transfer to hotel. It is 7km and takes about 15 minutes. Our tour leader will brief about Mera peak climbing than officially managements. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu to Lukla by flight and trek to Chutanga (3,450m/11,320ft).
This morning you will be transferred to domestic airport and fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft). It takes 35 minutes scenic flight up to small airstrip to Tenjin-Hillary airport to Lukla and experience your first breakfasts in the mountains whilst the Himalaya Journey Trekking and Expedition team organizes porters, while the guide sort and divide the load baggage to be carried by porters. We start our trek further an easy day through the woodland above Lukla. A good trail leads through pasture to the edge of a diminishing forest of rhododendron and pine which clothes the steep hillsides above Lukla. We make steady progress on a good trail, crossing ridges and streams up to kharka used for grazing yaks where we will stop for 2 overnight at camp at Chutanga tented camp.
Day 03: Chutaga trek to Tuli Kharka 4250m/13,944ft.
we continue a long day walk around 6-7 hours crossing the Kalo Himal Ridge that separates the Khumbu from the Hinku valley that lead across this ridge is the Zatrwa La (4,600m/15,093ft), traversing to the right and finally descending steeply to Tuli Kharka (big pasture) where there are several basic lodges. Overnight at Thuli kharka tented camp.
Day 04: Thuli kharka trek to Gothey 3600m/11,812ft.
Today, after a breakfast we continue our journey descending to Hinku valley of Gothey . Gothey is a good place to camp and there are several teahouses around and you can visit and go and watch the local lifestyle in the remaining time and we will camp near by the teashops and overnight.
Day 05: Kothey trek to Thagnag (4,350m/14,272ft).
The following day is another short day as you trek in the shadow of Mera Himal along the ridge of the Hinku Khola. The west bank of the Hinku Drangka northwards, we will take lunch at Gondishung, a summer herders settlement. Beyond Gondishung we pass a 200 year-old Gompa built beneath a massive boulder, to burn some juniper at the shrine, an offering that just might ensure a successful ascent of Mera Peak. Thagnag is a summer grazing area with the simplest of lodges and shops starting to develop. We overnight in Thagnag at tented camp.
Day 06: Acclimatization day at Thagnag
An acclimatization day is essential here. It is in a superb setting surrounded by stunning peaks. There is a huge moraine in the north of Tangnag where a beautiful glacial lake, Sabal Tsho is dammed which is definitely worth a visit. A cairn (5,270m/17,290ft) on the flanks of Kusum Kangguru can also be rewarding and beneficial for acclimatization.
Day 07: Trek to Khare, (5,025m/16,486ft).
Today we are heading up from Tagnag towards the Mera Base camp at Khare. We follow the lateral moraine of Dig Glacier to Dig Kharka, which offers spectacular views of Charpate Himal. The trail climbs through moraines and to the snout of the Hinku Nup and Shar Glaciers and then climbs more steeply to your camping spot at Khare
Day 08: Trek to a camp at the Mera La (5,415m/17,766ft)
A very short trek allowing for as much acclimatization time and a day walk as you make your way to Mera Base Camp. We first climb to the crest of the moraine above Khare and then up a steep slope of scree or snow to reach a boulder strewn bowl below the lower tongue of the Mera Glacier. Reaching the pass Mera La allows us to see spectacular views; we then descend 100m (328ft) towards the Hongu side and set up base camp in the moraine below the ice and we overnight in Mera Base Camp tented camp.
Day 09: Climb to Mera high camp, (5,750m/18,865ft).
Making your way to Mera High Camp can be hazardous if it has recently snowed, as there are a number of crevasses here. You make your way to the top of the rock band, which is marked by a large cairn. You set up a high camp and from here the views are outstanding, with Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu and more piercing the skyline. This evening we overnight in Mera High Camp
Day 10: Summit day and descend to Khare
This is a big day, we wake up at 2.30 am around and after a breakfast, the group will put on crampons and rope up before setting out for the summit. From the high camp a well acclimatized party will take 3 - 4 hours to the central summit of Mera peak. If time and conditions permit we may opt to make the traverse to the slightly higher north summit. This excursion adds 2 -3 hours to the day is of a more technical nature than the rest of the climb and the decision as to whether we attempt this will be taken by the trip leader. From the summit can be seen the magnificent views of Mt. Everest (8,848m/29,029ft), Cho-Oyu (8,201m/26,906ft), Lhotse (8,516m/27,940ft), Makalu (8,463m/27,766ft), Kangchenjunga (8,586m/28,169ft), Nuptse (7,855m/25,770ft), Lobuche (6,145m/20,160ft), Chamlang (7,319m/24,013ft) are spectacular from the summit. You then retrace your steps to Khare after the climb with a rest and some hot soup at high camp on the way down. A long but inspirational day!
Day 11: A spare Summit attempt day
This day we use to keep as a spare day, set aside in case we have to postpone the attempt on the peak because of bad weather or because some of the group have not yet acclimatized well enough to make the ascent. If already climb this day you can use for another Ice climbing day or spent one more night at village of Lukla.
Day 12: Return back to Kothey
After a great succeed of the expedition to Mt. Mera we descending to Hinku valley to Gothey for our overnight stop at camp. Enjoy the evening with HJT trekking /climbing crews or whatever you want to relax at the camp and overnight.
Day 13: Trek to Tuli Kharka
Today, we again climb up through the lush forest on the west side of the Hinku Valley to Tuli Kharka below the Zatwra La where we are staying overnight at camp.
Day 14: Trek back to Lukla
Today, we have a last day for the trek and we start to climb few hundreds meters to the Zatrwa La top will be our last climb of the trip. After the top we descending up to Lukla village where we concludes the trekking part and this evening enjoy with crews at the last dinner at the mountain and overnight at tented camp.
Day 15: Lukla by flight back to kathmandu, transfer to hotel, shopping /relaxing with own activities. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.
Day 16: After breakfast , our tour guide will take to you sightseeing such as :Boudhhanath: visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa than visit Pashupatinath: the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Kathmandu durbar square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple , Goddes Kumari, legend of kathmadu valley etc. transfer to hotel and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese restaurant . Overnight at Kathmandu . .
Day 17: After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities , Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition's representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward journeys or if you have time to stay in Nepal will arrange any other trip such as Chitwan Junlge safari tour, Lumbini tour, Chitwan jungle safari tour , river rafting etc.
Trip Cost: USD $2475 Per person
- Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.
- Three night accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis ( 3 star category hotel) on twin sharing as mentioned in itinerary
- An experienced, helpful and friendly Government license holder trekking & Mera peak climbing guide
- Domestic airport pick up and drop by private car/van/ Minibus / Bus to catch Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu Flight .
- Kathmandu to Lukla /Lukla to Kathmandu both way flight ticket (both way flight cost per person $ 326)
- Trekking / climbing guide both way flgiht ticket as mentioned in itinerary
- Trekking porter /sherpa who will carry your bag pack during the trekking.(two person will get one trekking sherpa/ porter according to workers Union of Nepal)
- Trekking accomodation in Tea house / lodge & 3 days in tented camp during Mera peak expedition
- Three time meal during the trekking Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
- Desert /fruit after having diner as company provide
- Mera peak climbing permit
- Mera peak climbing guide salary
- Mera peak garbage deposit
- Mera peak climbing equipments such as Rope( both main and fixed rope) Snow bar, Snow ice screw etc.
- Trekker's Information Management system (TIMS)
- Sagarmatha National park permit
- khumbu pasang lamu rural municipality entry permit
- Kathahmandu valley guided sightseeing tour as mentioned in itinerary
- Kathahmandu valley sightseeing tour with private car as mentioned in itinerary
- All program as mentioned in itinerary
- Overland transportation
- Trekking / climbing guide Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu flight ticket
- Insurance for Nepalese staff. ( Trekking guide, and porters)
- Guide and porter fares and taxes.
- Government Tax and office service charge.
- Kathmandu Internatinal Airport drop
- Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu stay
- International flight ticket
- Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
- Disembarkation Airport Tax in Nepal - approx. US$ 24. al equipments
- High risk medical insurance
- Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
- Alcoholic beverage and telephone calls
- Hot drinks, Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water
- Nepal Visa Fee
- Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
- Purely personal nature expenses
- Tipping /Tips(Tipping is Expected).
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