Mera Peak Climbing is an extraordinary choice for an expedition that you are hoping to summit one of Nepal's many trekking peaks. The summit offers one of the best views in the Himalayas and one can see 5 of the 6 tallest mountains of the planet from the summit (Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyo, Makalu and Kanchenjunga). It's one of the most difficult peaks to climb because of the elevation however in fact just requires fundamental mountaineering skills to handle the high elevation glaciers.
Nepal Trail Finder has made Mera Peak Climbing Itinerary carefully by considering the high ascent. We have made a route with proper rest and acclimatisation, so that, you can climb Mera Peak easily.
The standard climb to Mera Peak is legitimately by means of the Zatra La Pass, yet we pursue the trek that heads south from Lukla and up the excellent Hinku Valley and later returns through Zatra La pass. Following this course has a couple of points of interest. We go through the delightful Nepalese wild as well as through interesting typical Nepali villages which will give us a look into the rich culture of local people. Moreover, since the course is longer, it's better for food and sleep(Accommodation).
Spring and Autumn seasons are the best time to climb the mountains. The climate will be simply perfect to climb as its neither hot nor cold. And very rare rainfall.
Your guide will be the very experienced Sherpas, a large number of whom have scaled different pinnacles including Everest. They will provide you with instruction for peak climbing. Numerous voyagers utilized this crest for preparing top before 7,000 or 8,000 mountain rising that is the reason Mera Peak Climbing is well-known acclimation in a Himalayan pinnacle of Nepal.
After your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, our representative will pick you from the Airport. We will have a small welcome program. You can try Nepalese Cuisine at the welcome meeting. After that, we will transfer you to the hotel. You can have a rest or visit around Thamel of Kathmandu.
We need to prepare Mera Peak Climbing Permits. For this crest, you have to have Local Area Permit which costs about $20, Makalu Barun Permit costing $30 and about 200$ for Mera Peak Climbing. So in total permit costs $250. We will prepare all the documents for you. We will also ensure you have all required trekking equipment. Our sherpa will check the conditions of climbing and we will prepare for the most climbed Peak of Nepal.
About 30 minutes of flight from Kathmandu takes you to high altitude Lukla Airport (also known as Tenzing-Hillary Airport). Generally, you can see beautiful mountains from the flight. After arrival, we will have a rest and then we will have a short 4 hours of trek to Chutanga. We will be passing through beautiful oak and rhododendron forests.
Trekking in the fourth day of Mera Peak Climbing is quite a challenging one. We will initially climb up to 4300 Ztara La and downhill to Thuli Kharka. We will walk about 7 hours to reach Thuli Kharka from Chutanga.
From Thuli Kharka we will trek through beautiful Hinku Valley to Kothe. Kothe is a small village which will offer us a beautiful mountain views. It will be about 6 hours trekking. We will stay overnight at Kothe Forest Camp.
We will hike up from Hinku Valley. The forest becomes less dense as we climb up and opens up the magnificent views of the south face of Mera Peak whole day. Along with Mera Peak, we will see Mera La Glacier and surrounding mountains. I ensure it will remove your tiredness.
We will take a day climb for acclimatization to Sabal Tsho Lake and climb to the Cairn (5271m) of Kusum Kanguru (6367m). We trek in sideway of Hinku River and shadow of Mera Peak.
Leaving Thaknak, we pursue the horizontal moraine of Dig Glacier to Dig Kharka, which offers breathtaking perspectives on Charpate Himal. The trail moves through moraines to the nose of the Hinku Nup and Shar ice sheets, and after that climbs more steeply to Khare. We will spend overnight at Khare.
We have a complete day for acclimation. This day, our experienced Sherpas will train your climbing. They will demonstrate basic climbing techniques and the best way to use climbing equipment like axe, harness, climbing boots etc. And the best way to climb using the rope.
We will walk through a strenuous course to reach Mera Peak Base Camp. From here we continue to Mera La pass to Mera High Camp. We will walk through the Rocky mountains. It will be really challenging if snow has fallen recently. After reaching High Camp, we will be amazed by excellent views of Mt.Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Chamlang, Mt. Makalu and Mt. Choyou. We will spend the night at high camp.
You begin your summit trek at the beginning of the day, with the climb taking around 5 or 6 hours. The last 100 meters are a precarious move to the summit and after that, there you are, remaining over Mera Peak! Over Mera Peak, you will have radiant perspectives to the encompassing mountains like Mt. Everest (8,848m), Kangchenjunga (8,586m), Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,463m), Cho-Oyu (8,210m) and more. Best Time for taking your photographs and recovering your breath, you return down right to Khare, to ensure your body regains proper rest.
We will retrace our trek to Kothe. We trek down Hinku Valley to reach here. We will trek for about 6 hours and have a rest. We will stay overnight at Kothe and make sure we have proper rest after an astonishing climb of Mera Peak. We will also celebrate our win with local wines!
We trail down through the same route to Thuli Kharka from Kothe. We will walk downhill on a steep trail.
From Thulo Dunga then we trek down to Lukla. We can spend a good time in Lukla Market. Enjoy the Sherpa culture and take a rest at Lukla overnight. It's near the end of our 16 days Climbing Trek.
We take an early flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. After reaching KTM, we will have a rest. If you want to explore Kathmandu Valley, we can do this day. Our guide will help you out in sightseeing around Kathmandu and help you in your shopping too. We will organize a small farewell dinner for you and celebrate our success to Mera Peak Climb.
It's sad to say, but Mera Peak Climbing days ends here. You can extend your holidays if you want. Don't forget to take your photos, hopefully, a lovely memory of Nepal. One of Nepal Trail Finder's representatives will drop you will airport. "Have a good time ahead and we hope to see you again!"
Most of the part of Mera Peak is trekking, however, the 11th-day summit is a climb. This expedition is Physically strenuous expedition or climbing to one of the highest peak in the Everest region. With proper acclimatization, preparation, trekking and climbing gears along with proper guidance one can easily conquer this mighty peak. Altitude sickness and weather condition are the major risks however with better preparation you are good to go.
As you are climbing a Peak, you should have the following climbing equipment. These are the most essential gears for Island and other Peak Climbing. You can find more required equipment below.
Since this is the peak expedition, preparation and training prior to trek are much recommended.
Novice climbers and beginners must take training regarding rock climbing and peak climbing.
The peak expedition prior training gives you an idea regarding the Mountain movement skills, climbing up and descending through fixed ropes, Technical climbing skills and Mountaineering rope work.