Mera Peak Climbing

Mera Peak Climbing - 18 days

Duration
18 days
Max. Elevation
6441m
Group size
Min. 2 pax
Level
DIFFICULT
Transportation
Private Car/Van, Flight
Best Season
September to November March to May
Accomodation
  • 4 Nights 3* Hotel
  • 9 Nights Best Available Teahouse
  • 4 Nights Single Tented Camp
Meals
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • All meals are included during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
Starts at
Lukla
Ends at
Lukla
Trip Route
lukla-Thulikharka-Khare-Mera Base camp-Mera Peak Climbing-Khare-Tagnang-Lukla

Highlights

    • Start with an exploration of Kathmandu valley- the city with history and rich in cultural aspects.
    • Take a scenic flight to Lukla- the gateway to Mount Everest. 
    • Explore the vibrant Sherpa villages and get to know about their unique cultures and traditions. 
    • Get the chance to encounter some of the endangered species on the planet. 
    • Collect the best views of the Himalayas including Mount Everest. 
    • Create lifetime experiences with A1 Trek. 
Mera Peak Climbing is one of the best adventures in the Everest region. One of the highest trekking peaks in Nepal, Mera Peak (6471m.) is for all kinds of adventure lovers. Situated inside the hidden Inku and Hinku valley, Mera trek is famous for its mind-blowing views of mountains including the highest peak- Mount Everest Lhotse and Makalu. 
Regarded as the less technical peak to climb, the mountain can be climbed with basic mountaineering skills. Besides climbing the peak, the trip also offers to explore the vibrant local Sherpa villages of the Everest region. Similarly, the trek inside the Sagarmatha national park allows encountering some endangered species including Himalayan musk deer, snow leopard, and more. Additionally, the exploration of the spiritual Buddhist monasteries is exciting. 
The best time to do the Mera peak trek is spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). 

Important Note

As per the Itinerary can customize as your need and the primary piece of gear for day hiking is about 15/20 Liter. you can keep your personal belongings in this bag.

Trip Itinerary

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu international airport, the a1trek representative welcomes you and will help you to transfer to the hotel. You can then take a good rest in the hotel. Later you can explore around yourself if interested. 

  • Food: not included.
  • Accommodation: at a 3-star category hotel on a twin/double sharing basis. 

Go for Kathmandu valley sightseeing to explore the historical and cultural city. The sightseeing is dedicated to exploring four of the UNESCO world heritage listed sites of Kathmandu valley. Those four sites include- Kathmandu durbar square, Soyambhunath, Boudhanath, and Pashupatinath.

After the sightseeing, you can then focus on the trek preparation. You can hire or buy the necessary equipment in Thamel. In the evening, you will be meeting your guide for the trip meeting. 

  • Food: Breakfast Included.
  • Accommodation: at a 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis. 

With an early morning flight, you will be getting to Lukla- the gateway to Everest. At Lukla, you will be meeting you rest of the trip members before starting the trek. Then from Lukla, you will be taking the route east to get Chutanga for the night.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

Start the day with a delicious breakfast, the route first leads to the ridge line that separates Khumbu and Hinku valley. From there you will be trekking east towards the beautiful Inku valley. The route then gets tougher to get passing the Zatrwa La pass above 4600 meters, with the excellent views of Dudh Koshi river valley and the exciting views of the mountains.  The route from the pass to Thuli Kharka is an easy descending way. Thuli Kharka is a summer pasture area. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

The route for the day is mostly downhill via the rhododendron and the pine forests. The greater views of Mera south face, Peak 43, and Kusum Kanguru are absolutely amazing. Kothe is a place for the night. You can enjoy the good views of the Himalayas from here. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

The trip continues towards the northeast, leaving the green vegetation behind. The walk for the day is an easy one through the pastures. First, you will be reaching Gondishung, the pasture area where you can house which are 200 years old. Walking further, you will be reaching Tagnag for the overnight.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

The trip resumes with the breakfast, the morning walk first climbs over the moraine path to Charpatti Lake, then gradually to Dig Kharka. Then a gradual hike finally takes you to Khare for the night. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

You will be spending an extra day in Khare for acclimatization. Khare is a beautiful place with the finest views of white hills. Enjoy the free day.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

Cross the Mera glacier then to an icy area for some walks, before getting to Mera Base Camp. Upon reaching Mera Base Camp you will have enough free time. Your guide will be taking you for some climbing preparation. Then after, enjoy the supreme views of the High Himalayas. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a tented camp.

A short day, start the day with breakfast. Then take the steps towards the high camp for the night. Upon arriving at high camp, you can take a rest. Whereas, your guide will be preparing for the next. He will be making sure that everything is well set for the summit day.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a tented camp 

The day to reach the destination, you will be starting early morning. The climb to the top is not much technical but safety measures should be followed. Your guide will be briefing regarding the route and the measures before making the final shot. Upon reaching the top, you can collect the best views of mountains which includes Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho- Oyu, and the way towards Mt. Kanchenjunga the eastern horizon, and even more.  You will be then retracing back to base camp for the night. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a tented camp.

The reserved day is for bad or unfavorable weather conditions. If everything goes well then, no contingency day is needed. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a tented camp. 

After experiencing a fantastic climb of Mera peak, you will now start your route back to Lukla. With several ups and downs and excellent views and the happiness of successful climbing, you will be trekking back to Khothay for the night. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

From Khothay, you will further be trekking back to Thuli Kharka for the night. Walking through the hills and pastures, the walking is an interesting walk. You will be spending the night at Thuli Kharka.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

On the final day of the trek, you will be further trekking back to Lukla for the night. At Lukla, you can enjoy the farewell dinner with your porters and other helping crews. You will be spending your night at a local teahouse.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

After collecting all the greatest memories of the trek, today you will be flying back to Kathmandu. From Kathmandu airport, you will be transferred to the hotel where you can take a relaxing rest. 

  • Food: Breakfast Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis.

You can take an entire day resting in Kathmandu. You can also go to the spa or massages to give some relief to your tired body. You can also do some shopping in Thamel or if you are interested to explore the historical places you can ask to do a tour like a world heritage site. 

  • Food: Breakfast Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis.


With all the finest memories, today you will be flying to your next destination. Our representative will be transferred to Kathmandu airport. With the hope to see you again in Nepal, we will be saying bye for this time. 

  • Food: Breakfast Included. 
  • Accommodation: not included. 

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Includes

    • Airport pick up and drop off by a private vehicle 
    • Hotel in Kathmandu at a 3-star category hotel on a twin/double sharing basis. 
    • Private vehicle and guide during Kathmandu valley sightseeing. 
    • All the entrance fees, and the permits needed for the trip. 
    • Domestic flight (Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu). 
    • An experienced English-speaking guide and his all expenses during the trekking.
    • Porter(s) during the trekking and their all expenses.
    • Food (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trekking 
    • Teahouse accommodation during the trekking. 
    • Guide and porter insurance. 
    • All the government taxes and the company service charge. 

Doesn't Include

    • International airfare.
    • Travel insurance 
    • Nepal visa fees 
    • Food in Kathmandu. 
    • Extra charges of WIFI, hot shower, boiled water, and electricity to charge the devices during the trekking.
    • Laundries and beverages 
    • Anything that is not mentioned in the inclusion list.

Complimentary

    Trekking Map,  Welcome and welfare Dinner in Nepali cultural dance shows restaurant, a1trek company logo print T-shirt, and Trekking Certificate of a1trekking company name with a stamp.  

Frequently Asked Questions

Not exactly, Mera Peak is one of the high climbing peaks but not the tallest. The highest trekking peak is Chulu East Peak at 6,584 m / 21,727 feet, and Mera Peak is 6,461 m /21,190 feet.

Mera Peak is located within the high Khumbu region of Everest area, around the hidden valley of Hinku. The trek leads on off the beaten trails, seldom used by climbers and mountaineers. On their to Mera Peak and Baruntse Himal climb as well to cross high Amphu Labtsa-La Pass. Situated around remote Far East of Khumbu and South of Mt. Everest, and away from main busy trekking trails. 

After leaving the Lukla town, there are no facilities for electricity trekking within pure mountain wilderness. There are few temporary settlements only, might have solar energy power for minimum use. On Mera Peak trek and climb either the group has to pay extra for a small portable generator. One can carry a small portable solar power which can be hung on top of a backup. To catch maximum sun power during the day walks and charge in the evening at camp. 

Mera Peak trek and climb is camping throughout the trip till it ends at Lukla.

The area on route Mera Peak around Hinku valley falls on remote corners of Khumbu. Where walks lead on off the beaten tracks, away from mainstream trekking trails and villages. Only a few places with temporary settlements at Thagnak, but not a good lodge for overnight accommodation and food.

For Mera Peak, all camping gear and food are carried for the whole trek and climb. Have a separate unit of kitchen tents with expert camping cooks and kitchen staff, to cook and serve for the members. The tents are spacious for two people, having a toilet and dining tents. The food is healthy and hygienic cooked in kerosene stoves or LPG cooking gas. Not using firewood is committed to Responsible Tourism and Eco-Trekking saving the greens from deforestation.

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