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Overview

Mera Peak is the most popular as well as the highest permitted trekking peak and  it lies to the south of Everest. The beautiful peak in a sense that the trail leading to the peak consists of the two valleys Hinku and Hongu Drangkas. We choose the best season and have made the best itinerary for Mera Peak Climbing.

The heavily wooded and watershed valleys make the peak venturing experience the amalgamation of snow, forests and the valley. Mera Peak Climbing visits very few tourist. Nepal has showcased the pristine and serene beauty of nature. Both the Hongu and Hinku valleys are remote and not habited land up to Kharka in the Upper Hinku basin where Sherpa from the South, near Pangkongma, the place for grazing animals during the rainy season. The upper Hongu Basin is mountain madness where massive moraines and glacial lakes are present including Charmlang and Baruntse.

Mera Peak Climbing route

The journey to goes up to the Mera Peak climbing starts from the swashbuckling flight experience up to the Lukla the small Himalayan town. The trekking trail for almost six days takes you to the rhododendron forests, oak, silver fir and birch woods are also the highlights of the trek. These trekking activities help you to get acclimatise before embarking your peak climbing journey of the Mera Peak. The Mera Base Camp is located at the Mera Glacier. The Mera Peak crevasse is at 5800m while the first camp will be in 3000m. The jaw-dropping views of Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu and Ama Dablam treats you magnificently assisting you to forget all the hardship during the climbing of the mountain.

Come and be the part of this amazing journey to the Himalayas. Make your own memory tale about the heroic of the Mera Peak Climbing. Peregrine Team would definitely help you fulfilling your climbing dream.

 

Mera Peak Climbing Itinerary & Other Details

Day 01: Arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu: trip preparation and climbing equipment checking

Day 03: Fly to Lukla, trek to Paiya (Chutok) (2,730m/8,956ft): 40 minutes flight, 5-6 hours trek

Day 04: Trek to Panggom (2,846m/9,337ft): 5-6 hours

Day 05: Trek to Ningsow (2,863m/9,393ft): 4-5 hours

Day 06: Trek to Chhatra Khola (2,800m/9,186ft): 7-8 hours

Day 07: Trek to Kothe (3,691m/12,109ft): 6-7 hours

Day 08:  Trek to Thaknak (4,358m/14,297ft): 3-4 hours

Day 09: Trek to Khare (5,045m/16,486ft): 2-3 hours

Day 10: Khare: Acclimatization and pre–climb training

Day 11: Khare to Mera High Camp (5,780m/18,958ft): 6-7 hours

Day 12: Mera High Camp to Summit (6,461m/21,1907ft) and back to Khare (5045m/16,547ft):                    8-9 hours

Day 13: Reserve Day for Contingency

Day 14: Trek back to Kothe (3600m/11808ft): 4-5 hours

Day 15: Trek back to Thuli Kharka (4,300 m/14,107ft): 5-6 hours

Day 16: Return back to Lukla via Zatrwa La pass: 6-7 hours

Day 17: Fly back to Kathmandu

Day 18: Final departure for your destination


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Day 01

Arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu

We complete our custom formalities at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Afterwards, there is a Peregrine Treks representative waiting for us at the gate who will take us to our hotel. We can then spend the rest of the day taking a rest. In the evening, we get to try Nepalese cuisine at a welcome dinner hosted by Peregrine Treks. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02

Kathmandu: trip preparation and climbing equipment checking

We rest for most of the day and unpack. Our climbing leaders will check our set of climbing equipment to make sure that they are in good condition for our coming journey. We also get introduced to fellow participants and discuss our trip. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Included meals: Breakfast

Day 03

Fly to Lukla, trek to Paiya (Chutok) (2,730m/8,956ft): 40 minutes flight, 5-6 hours trek

We catch an early morning flight to Lukla and begin our trek to Paiya after landing at the Tenzing-Hillary airport in Lukla. We walk on a jungle trail, cross a bridge over the Handi Khola and reach Surke Village. From here we continue moving south and cross the Chutok La pass before reaching the small settlement of Paiyan, also known as Chutok. Overnight in Paiya.
Included meals: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 04

Trek to Panggom (2,846m/9,337ft): 5-6 hours

We descend for a while and reach a small bridge. From here the trail is slippery until we cross the Kari La pass. We walk through rhododendron and bamboo forests on a narrow mountain trail. On today’s trip, we also get to be in awe of the Dudhkoshi Valley. We continue our trek to Panggom Village whose settlers are dependent on farming and trading. Overnight in Panggom.
Included meals: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 05

Trek to Ningsow (2,863m/9,393ft): 4-5 hours

We begin our trek after breakfast. After trekking out of Panggom, we cross the Panggom La pass. Then we ascend, walk on a steady path and turn north. We cross Peseng Kharka Khola first then after walking for some time, reach Peeng Kharka Danda. We cross Ningsow Khola (stream) before reaching the Ningsow Village. Overnight in Ningsow.
Included meals: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 06

Trek to Chhatra Khola (2,800m/9,186ft): 7-8 hours

From Ningsow, we climb first then descend for a while and climb some more to reach Ramailo Danda. From here we get extraordinary views of Mera Peak and Salpa. After ascending and descending on our trail, we enter the Makalu Barun National Park. Our trail from here to Chhatra Khola is called Pasang Lhamu trail. On the way, if we are lucky, we might even come across the elusive Red Panda. Overnight in Chhatra Khola.
Included meals: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 07

Trek to Kothe (3,691m/12,109ft): 6-7 hours

We walk towards the north on the main trail to Mera Peak. After walking on a trail next to the Majang Khola, we merge with another trail which moves alongside the Hinku Khola. Our trail moves straight ahead towards Tashing Ongma which has seasonal tea shops. We continue our trek and cross the bridge over the Sanu Khola before reaching Kothe. Overnight in Kothe.

Day 08

Trek to Thaknak (4,358m/14,297ft): 3-4 hours

We trek along the ridge of the Hinku Khola in the shadow of Mera Peak. We take lunch at Gondishung, the summer herders' settlement on the west bank of the Hinku Drangka. Beyond Gondishung, we pass a 200-year-old Lungsumgba Gompa where we can find Mera Peak scripted in rock along with its route to reach Mera. A short walk takes us to Thaknak, which is a summer grazing area with primitive lodges and shops. Overnight in Thaknak.
Included meals: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 09

Trek to Khare (5,045m/16,486ft): 2-3 hours

Leaving Thaknak, we follow the lateral moraine of Dig Glacier to Dig Kharka, which offers spectacular views of Charpate Himal. The trail climbs through moraines to the snout of the Hinku Nup and Shar glaciers and then climbs more steeply to Khare. From here, we can see the northern face of Mera Peak which will be an amazing experience. After lunch, we can hike in and around Khare. Overnight at Khare.
Included meals: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 10

Khare: Acclimatization and pre–climb training

We have a separate day set aside solely for acclimatization and basic training just to prepare ourselves better for the Mera Peak climb. Our climbing leader will help us polish our basic climbing techniques and demonstrate the best ways to use our climbing gears like the ice axe, harness, ascender climbing boots and crampons. The training will also include learning the best climbing technique with the rope. Overnight in Khare.
Included meals: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 11

Khare to Mera High Camp (5,780m/18,958ft): 6-7 hours

We walk through a boulder-strewn course on a steep trail to reach the Mera Peak Base Camp. From here, we continue further through the Mera La pass to reach the Mera High Camp. Our path is along a rocky trail, which can be hazardous if it has recently snowed, as there are a number of crevasses here. We make our way to the top of the rock band, which is marked by a large cairn. Then we set up a high camp while enjoying excellent views of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, the south face of Lhotse, Nuptse, Chamlang and Baruntse. Overnight at Mera High Camp.
Included meals: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 12

Mera High Camp to Summit (6,461m/21,1907ft) and back to Khare (5045m/16,547ft): 8-9 hours

This is a very important day for the expedition. We wake up around 2 am in the morning for breakfast. It’s going to be very cold in the beginning but soon we warm up as we continue up the glacier and onto a peculiar ridge. The first rays of the sun hit the big peaks in an amazing red glow. The route is still non-technical as we slowly climb higher into the ever-thinning air. The slope steepens for a section behind the ridge and the summit comes back into view. At the foot of the final steep summit cone, we may use a fixed rope if the climbing leader believes it’s required. The summit is only a few meters away. From the summit, we take in spectacular views of the mighty Himalayas including Mt. Everest (8,848m), Cho-Oyu (8,210m), Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,463m), Kangchenjunga (8,586m), Nuptse (7,855m), Chamlang (7,319m), Baruntse (7,129m) and others. Later, we retrace our steps back to the high camp where we rest for a while before descending to Khare. Overnight in Khare.
Included meals: tents, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 13

Reserve Day for Contingency

There is no guarantee that we will have favourable weather on our planned day for the summit. Therefore, this day is set aside as a contingency in case we are unable to summit the Mera on the desired day due to bad weather conditions or any other unanticipated reason. However, if the trip goes smoothly, this day will not be required.
Included meals: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 14

Trek back to Kothe (3600m/11808ft): 4-5 hours

We trek from Khare to Kothe along the same trail used previously. After reaching Kothe, we celebrate our success by trying out local delicacies and wines. Overnight in Kothe.
Included meals: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 15

Trek back to Thuli Kharka (4,300 m/14,107ft): 5-6 hours

We begin our trek to Thuli Kharka after breakfast. We climb up and descend, cross several tributaries of the Lnkhu Khola before reaching a forked trail nearby Taktho. We choose the trail on our right and continue walking. Our trail passes by a Chorten after which we walk downhill on a steep trail. Next, we ascend to Thuli Kharka and pass by another Chorten on the way. Overnight in Thuli Kharka.
Included meals: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 16

Return back to Lukla via Zatrwa La pass: 6-7 hours

We cross the Zatrwa-La pass at 4,600. As soon as we cross the pass, we are welcomed by the sight of the beautiful Lukla Valley which is surrounded by Cho Oyu, Kongde Peak, Numbur Himal, Kusum Kangru and other Himalayan peaks. From Zatrwa La pass we walk all the way down to Chutang and then straight forward to the Lukla village. In the evening we enjoy dinner in the Himalayas of Nepal with our crew. Overnight in Lukla.
Included meals: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 17

Fly back to Kathmandu

We catch an early morning flight to Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu, we can take a rest or do some souvenir shopping. If we want to explore any other areas of Kathmandu, we may do that today. Our guides can help you with both souvenirs shopping or sightseeing. There will be a farewell dinner in the evening to celebrate the climbers’ successful summit of the Mera Peak. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Included meals: Bed, Breakfast, and Dinner

Day 18

Final departure for your destination

Your adventure in Nepal comes to an end today! There is nothing to do but trade emails with your travel companions and organise your photos. A representative from Peregrine Treks will take you to the airport, approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On your way home you'll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop and transfer to hotel
  • Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
  • Hotel in Kathmandu, teahouses in trekking and tented accommodation in climbing
  • Meals in Trekking and climbing period
  • All ground transportation as per our itinerary by private vehicles
  • All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking climbing guide, cook, assistant climbing leader (5trekkers 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters
  • Domestic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
  • All necessary paper work like trekking permits and climbing permit
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bags, Trekking duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag have to return after trip completion)
  • Mountaineering camping and climbing equipments high quality equipments like North Face or Mountain Hardwar tents, mattresses, and kitchen equipments
  • Travel and rescue arrangements provide
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag
  • All government and local taxes

Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fee (15 days: & 25, 1 month: &40, 3 month: &100)
  • International airfare
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Accommodation and meals in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from the mountain because of any reason.
  • Altitude chamber or oxygen
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Personal climbing guide on your request
  • Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, bar bills, mineral/boiled water, shower, etc
  • Tips for your crew members
Mera Peak Climbing Map
 

Trip Facts

Destination:Nepal
Duration:18 Days
Group Size:2-16
Arrival on:Kathmandu Airport
Departure:Kathmandu
Max Altitude:(6476m/21241ft)
Difficulty:Tough
Accomodation:Three Star Hotel in Kathmandu
Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, & dinner

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