Mera Peak Climbing

  • Trip Price: $2480 pp
  • Total Duration:20 Days
  • Trip Grade: Strenuous
  • Max Elevation:6654 M
  • Max Group Size:Min. 2 Person
  • Best Time:April - May & Sep - Nov
  • Trip Mode:Tea House/ Lodge
  • Start Point:Lukla
  • End Point:Lukla
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  • Climb the officially highest trekking peak in Nepal
  • Picturesque Hinku and Hongu valley
  • Stunning views of five out of the six highest mountains in the world – Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho-Oyu
  • Cross Zatrwa La pass at an elevation of 4600 meters
  • Traverse through some astonishing locations in the Himalayas of Nepal
  • Airport transfers – pick up and drop
  • All ground transportation
  • Your accommodation in a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast plan
  • Your accommodation in best guesthouses available (on twin sharing basis) during the trek with breakfast, lunch, and dinner throughout the trekking journey
  • Accommodation in tented camps at the Mera Peak High Camp and another stopover where guesthouses are not available 
  • All paper works 
  • National park and heritage sites entry tickets
  • Two-way flight ticket to/from Lukla 
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS), trekking permits and climbing permits
  • A licensed, English speaking, experienced and professional trekking guide, climbing guide along with a porter (1 for two clients)
  • All the costs of guide and porter including accidental insurance
  • Duffel bag, sleeping bags (to be returned to us after the trek)
  • Heaven Himalaya T-shirts, route map and a travel completion certificate
  • All applicable government taxes and service charges. 
  • First aid kit
  • Meals (lunch and dinner) in Kathmandu
  • International airfare
  • Visa costs
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal refreshment items like cold drinks, snacks, etc.
  • Personal utility items like laundry, telephone expenses, electricity charges, etc.
  • Personal trekking and climbing gears
  • Tips for guides and porters

Overview

Mera Peak Climbing is one of the great alternative peak climbing hubs in Nepal. With astonishing views of six of the Highest Peaks in the world at a glance, it is probably the most exciting, mouthwatering, and most rewarding short peak climbing in the Khumbu region of Nepal. Extreme adventure lovers around the world are quickly finding the urge of raw adrenaline-charged feeling while climbing this magnificently stunning peak.

Mera Peak Trekking is one of the greatest achievements for most adventure seekers. The height of Mera Peak is 6,461 m (21,198 ft.) and is the highest trekking peak in the Khumbu region. So, it’s not an easy feat by any means. It is one of the toughest mountains to measure, and for many, it provides a once in a lifetime experience of climbing the Mera peak.

Energies that props you up to climb 

From the summit of Mera Peak, you can enjoy magnificent views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, active Himalayan glaciers, rugged gorges. The impressive panoramic endless Himalayan ranges combined with a memorable trek to Mera Peak base camp will bring another degree of energy. Similarly, after days of hard walking through dense forests, views of beautiful landscapes, walking along with the pastors, watching different wildlife will live forever in your memory. You can take this Mera Peak trekking as the beginning phase of your long future in mountaineering. Furthermore, it can help to get off best mountaineering experiences measuring extraordinarily challenging and technical mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and even Mt. Annapurna 1.

This Mera Peak itinerary is designed to give you the best experience of a combination of the Khumbu region trekking and one of the favourite peak climbing in the region. The upside about the Mera peak climbing is that it is technically less challenging than any other trekking peaks. Yet, peak climbing is naturally more physically demanding than trekking along with it. The prior climbing experience is a bonus for Mera Peak climbing. There is a whole lot of knowledge required to use the climbing gear and pieces of equipment. You can enjoy the thrill as you gain one of the rarest experiences of human life from the safe and sound guidance of the expertise of our official Sherpa guides, born and grown in the high Himalayas. Feel free to share and explain your health conditions and need to acclimatize if you are experiencing anxiety or any sort of problem.

The route of trekking and the summit

Mera peak climbing is a beautiful climbing experience that takes you to the Khumbu region of Nepal. After a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, the climb follows a separate path to Mera Base Camp. There is a direct route to the base camp via Zatrwa La pass, but we take a longer way that would help us acclimatize well before the ascent. We head south from Lukla to enter into the Hinku valley. The path is very charismatic with stunning views of mountains, valleys, glaciers and mountainous terrain on sight. Later, the trail returns to Zatrwa La pass. Then we cross the pass at an elevation of 4600 meters and head towards the Mera Base Camp. From the base camp, we follow the instructions of our climbing leader and head towards the summit of the Mera peak. It’s truly an inspiring journey to the top.

How difficult is Mera Peak climbing?

Mera peak climbing is one of the strenuous climbing peaks in the Everest region of Nepal. Popular with the tag of – the highest trekking peak, Mera peak is not a joke! Though non-technical, it takes us above 5000 meters, which is a very high altitude where nothing can survive. The temperature is cold, and the weather is unpredictable. Likewise, the thinness in the air makes us hard to climb. It’s essential to acclimate your body well before ascending the peak. On the off chance your body can’t adjust to the thin air, it might turn fatal.

Even though Mera peak is one of the toughest climbing peaks, a regular practice, proper acclimatization, good body stamina, and the will power to climb up is the key to a successful ascent. It takes climbing up via a harsh and challenging topographical condition. Hence a proper preparation for the climb is essential. To acclimatize yourself in the high altitude, we will trek from Lukla to Khare and rest a day at Khare. Then, we travel to Mera Base Camp and summit the peak on the next day. Additionally, Heaven Himalaya’s prepared Sherpa guide will furnish us with an essential mountaineering preparation before the actual climbing of the Mera Peak.

Best time to climb Mera Peak 

Generally, late April to May and Late September to November is recommended for Mera Peak climbing. Moreover, for the best climbing experience, make sure that you climb the peak in May or October. Climbing up the summit in winter may cause you to deal with colder conditions. Many don’t prefer cold weather, and it is difficult to walk in the thick snow.

Why Heaven Himalaya for Mera Peak Expedition?

Heaven Himalaya offers you the best package for Mera Peak climbing to make this lifetime experience a safer and memorable one. We are a professional and experienced travel operator. Our staff is appropriately prepared in mountain emergency treatment and ascending and trekking. We focus on the quality and well-being of our clients. If you want to climb other peaks, then we have similar climbing packages for Island Peak, Lobuche, Pisang Peak designed to meet your interests.  We guarantee extra fun adventure with our friendly and cooperative team. Moreover, our services for food, accommodation, and others are of exceptional quality.

We want you to be successful, and we are here to help you in conquering Mera Peak. Book your Mera Peak Climbing now.

Happy Climbing!!

Itinerary Expand all

Please find the 19 days itinerary of Mera Peak Climbing here. It’s a trekking journey that ends with a climb to the Mera peak.

A representative from our team will be waiting for you at the arrival terminal of Kathmandu airport. Make sure that you look after a person with your nameplate! The representative will welcome and transfer you to your hotel in Kathmandu. As you check into the hotel, the representative will give you a short synopsis on our plans ahead. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Kathmandu

Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu includes a guided tour around the art historical and cultural monuments around Kathmandu city that have been listed under the UNESCO world heritage site charts. Today, after breakfast, your tour guide will pick you up for a city tour ahead. The tour starts from Kathmandu Durbar Square, a historical palace that dates back to the 16th century during the Malla reign in the medieval period of Nepal. The castle is a vast complex with a mansion, courtyards, and temples. The structure is beautifully crafted with various wood, metal, and stonework. We explore the periphery of the palace and visit a museum inside the castle. After exploring the palace, we head to Swayambhunath stupa, a large stupa placed on a hilltop surrounded by various Buddha statues and monasteries. Next, we drive to Pashupatinath temple, an oldest Hindu temple with many temples and statues that dates back to ancient times. At Last, we head to Boudhanath stupa, a colossal stupa placed on a three-layered Mandela. We visit all these beautiful heritage sites and end our day with a drive back to your hotel. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Kathmandu

We pick you up in the early morning and escort you to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport. Here, we catch a flight that will take us to the Lukla airport in the Khumbu region of Nepal. The trip to Lukla is full of magnificent mountain views. As you land in Phakding, meet our remaining crew in Lukla for your journey ahead. From Lukla, we follow a trail to Paiya. We walk past a forested area and cross a bridge over Handi Khola to Surke village. Further, we continue ahead to cross Chutok La pass on the way to Paiya. Paiya is a small settlement area in the route, which is also famous as Chutok. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Paiya.

After breakfast in Paiya, we continue through the trail. We follow a route that descends for a while until we reach a small bridge. The path after crossing the bridge is quite slippery, so be careful while walking. We cross Kari La pass on the way and traverse through a dense forest of bamboo and rhododendron. We then move ahead from the woods with some excellent views of Dudhkoshi valley to the village of Panggom. It is a small settlement area sparsely populated by people engaged in farming. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Panggom.

Day 5 Trek to Ningsow (2,863m/9,393ft) Duration: 7-8 Hours

Leaving Panggom, we continue through the trail and cross Panggom La pass. From the pass, the trail ascends through a steady path and then turns towards the north. After walking for a while, we cross Peseng Kharka River and ascend to Peseng Kharka Danda. From the Danda, we move ahead to Ningsow River and cross the river to enter into the Ningsow village. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Ningsow.

Start your day with breakfast, and get ready for today’s walk. We leave Ningsow and climb up the trail for a while and then descend. After descending for a short time, we again ascend to Ramailo Danda. From here, one can enjoy some astonishing views of Mera peak. As the path undulates up and down, we enter Makalu Barun National Park and follow the Pasang Lhamu trail to Chhatra Khola. If lucky, you may get a glimpse of a red panda in the woods of bamboo trees. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Chhatra Khola.

Today, we headed north to join the main trail to the Mera peak. We follow a path that lies next to the Majang River. Then we traverse into another trail that goes all the way down to Hinku Khola. We continue moving ahead towards Tashing Ongma. Here, you can see a few seasonal teahouses. Further, we continue walking until we cross a bridge over Sanu Khola to reach Kothe. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Kothe.

After breakfast, we continue with our trek towards the ridge of Hinku Khola that lies in the shadow of Mera Peak. We pass a summer settlement at Gondishung in the western bank of Hinku Drangka.  As we move ahead from the settlement, we pass an old gompa that dates back to 200 years. We can see some scripted rocks on our way to Mera Peak. These rocks make the trail even more enjoyable.

Further, we continue our walk until we reach Thaknak. Thaknak is a summer grazing area for yaks and animals. It has some lodges and first tea shops. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Thaknak.

After breakfast at Thaknak, we follow a moraine of Dig Glacier to open up into the Dig Kharka. The vast pasture of the Kharka offers some stunning views of Charpate Himal. The trail climbs up through the moraine to the snout of Hinku Nup and Shar glacier. From here, the trail climbs up steep towards Khare. Khare is a beautiful location to catch some magnificent views of the Mera peak. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Khare.

Today, we stay in Khare, exploring the beautiful views of Mera peak. This day is actually for acclimatization. Therefore, we hike up for some time and return to the same place for the night. You can also check your climbing gear and practice some climbing techniques from the climbing guide. It is an easy day in one of the stunning locations on the earth. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Khare.

Today, the trail climbs up steep along a boulder-strewn path to the Mera Peak Base Camp. From here, we follow a rocky trail with numerous crevasses to the Mera Peak High Camp. The way to the high camp is difficult but full of magnificent mountain views. One can enjoy the majestic views of towering mountains like Mt.  Makalu, Mt. Everest, Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Baruntse and many more in that particular region of Nepal. Tonight, spend your time at a tented camp in Mera Peak High Camp.

It’s a big day on our trek. Today, we ascend to the summit of the Mera Peak at an elevation of 6461 meters. We start very early in the morning, at around 1:00 a.m. We follow the path taken by our climbing leader and climb up the summit of the peak. We take the help of the ropes, ice axes, and other gears to climb up the peak. From the summit, we will be rewarded with some stunning views of five out of six highest mountains in the world – Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, and Mt. Cho-Oyu. After spending some time in the peak and capturing the moments in the camera, we descend to Khare. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Khare.

It’s an extra day just in case we couldn’t accomplish the climb on Day 12. We need an additional day in any trekking or peak climbing journey to acclimatize ourselves in the high altitude.

 

Day 15 Trek to Kothe (3,600m/11,808ft) Duration: 4-5 Hours

Leaving Khare, we descend to Kothe. We retrace our steps back via the same path that we had taken earlier. We enjoy the majestic views of mountains and surrounding areas, and we descend to Kothe. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Kothe.

After breakfast in Kothe, we climb up and descend to Hinku Khola. Then we follow a trail that takes us along beautiful chortens downhill to Thuli Kharka. From Thuli Kharka, we can enjoy some fantastic views of surrounding areas and mountains. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Thuli Kharka.

Today, we leave Thuli Kharka and head towards Zatrwa La pass at an elevation of 4600 meters. As we cross the pass, we will see some astonishing views of the Lukla valley that is surrounded by the fantastic peaks of Cho-Oyu, Kongde, Number Himal, and Kusum Kanguru with other surrounding mountain peaks. From the pass, we descend to Lukla village. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Lukla.

In the morning, we take an early flight to Kathmandu. Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, we will drop you at your hotel in Kathmandu. You have two options for the day – explore the streets and malls for shopping or visit some places that you want to explore but are not included in the trek. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Today, fly home from Kathmandu or continue your travel to some other destinations around the globe. We will drop you at the airport three hours before your scheduled flight. We hope you had a great time with us. Thank you, have a safe journey home.

If still, the above-listed itinerary doesn’t suit your requirements and the days for your vacation leave, then please contact us here. We can help you design your own plan to climb Mera Peak.

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Mera Peak Kit List 

  • Mountaineering Harness
  • Descender, ascender/ Jhumar
  • Screwgate Karabiners
  • Slings
  • Crampons
  • Walking Axe
  • Harness
  • Climbing Helmet
  • An altimeter or a GPS Watch
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Prussic Loop
  • Snow Bars
  • Ice Hammer
  • Ice Screw
  • Ropes

Besides, here's our clothing and other requirements for trekking.

Note: You can rent or buy the above equipment in the streets of Kathmandu.

Reviews

Best Days of My Life

I and my colleagues visited Nepal back in the year 2017. I was not an experienced hiker but anyway chose Annapurna Base Camp Trek with a trekking agency in Nepal. It was like a challenge for me to trek to the 4000 m altitude, but Mr. Ram helped us in every way possible. He was there from the start of our trekking journey in Pokhara to our end days in Kathmandu. Ram kept pushing me forward and even waited for me to catch the other team. He guided me from choosing plain food to meditating. Although I was a victim of altitude sickness and couldn't enjoy the trek to the fullest, I am very grateful to have chosen him.

Annapurna Base Camp is a beautiful place in the Himalayas. The Gurung Village, Poonhill, Pokhara every place was just outstanding.
I have now developed a hiking attitude, and I have been training for the EBC trek now. I can't wait to visit the Himalayas again.

Charlotte Brown,
TrustPilot Indonesia

Perfectly Organized Upper Mustang Trek

All thanks to Mr. Ram for organizing the Upper Mustang, trekking perfectly from beginning to end. I, along with my bunch of friends, had a delightful experience with the Heaven Himalaya team. For us, it is the best trekking agency in Nepal. The guides and porters were very flexible and took care of everything around us.

I recommend everyone to try these young guys to go hiking in Nepal.

Helen Seka,
Google England

Wonderful Trekking Experience

My wife and I visited Upper Mustang and were lucky to have chosen Heaven Himalaya. We had a wonderful experience trekking in Upper Mustang. As soon as we landed in TIA, we were welcomed by Ram. He was very easy and responsive to work with. He explained all the queries we had and gave a brief description of the tour. As we were watching videos and reading blogs about Upper Mustang, we had a lot of expectations about the place and the trekking agency we were working with. We had a private 18-day tour with a porter. And to be honest, we found everything beyond our expectations. The hills, mountains, monasteries were all amazing, especially Lo Manthang is a great place to visit. Our guide was also equally supportive and friendly. The team made our trek more enjoyable. While writing this, it reminded me of the days we had on the trails. Thank You again for the wonderful experience. Best wishes to Jason and Esha. We will definitely love to return and probably do the Everest base camp Trek this time.

Jason Lee,
Google England

Trip of a lifetime- Annapurna Circuit Trek

Heaven Himalaya Team offers a magnificently arranged trekking involvement in Nepal. Ramhari answered instantly to all my messages. They make a solid effort to make your vacation in Nepal an extraordinary one and genuinely went well beyond my desires.

I couldn't remember the name of the guide but my boy, you were more than amazing. I wish you good luck in the days to come.

Everything from pickup to trekking in the mountains was very professional with excellent service.

So, I strongly suggest everyone and will trek with Heaven Himalaya again in the future.

Glorious Experience in EBC Trek

We did an EBC trek with Ram and his team back in April 2019, and it was a glorious experience. Ram is a very knowledgeable, resourceful, and very helpful guide. 2 of us got unwell during the trek, and he was very prompt and took care of us in any way that was available.

We enjoyed our chat and his sense of humor along the trail and at the teahouses. He even got us a special breakfast and pickle salad at Namche Bazaar and always fulfilled the strange request with our dietary needs. EBC trek is amazing. With Ram, it is even more spectacular. Thanks for the amazing trip. Looking forward to island peak climb in the future.

Thein Thein,
Brisbane, Australia

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