Mera Peak Climbing
Mera peak climbing is the most comfortable peak climbing in Nepal at an elevation of 6476m. It is an easier climb than the other 8000+ or 7000+ peaks. It is easy peak climbing but it gives the same experience as the other peaks in Nepal. You will get the same experience as the other giant peaks if you climb at Mera Peak Climbing. On the Northern side of Lukla lies the most technical peak climbing in Nepal. Annually, a lot of passionate climbers and trekkers climb here as it provides a sense of adventure and an adrenaline rush. It is part of the famous three-peak climbing of Nepal.
Similarly, Island Peak Climbing, Mera Peak Climbing, and Nirekha Peak Climbing are part of three famous peak climbs of Nepal. It is the most popular and highest peak-climbing trek in Nepal. Therefore it is obvious that it will be an exciting and challenging trip to the high altitudes. In addition, when you travel to Mera Peak Climbing you will get a chance to explore the famous culture and traditions of Nepal.
Furthermore, when you are at the top of Mera Peak you will see a beautiful 360-degree view of the surroundings. Similarly, if you are a rookie trekker or climber then This Peak Climbing is the best because it is the perfect first climb for rookie climbers. Likewise, the route is not steep and you can travel here very easily. It is a magnificent way to experience the climb at a high altitude.
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In addition, on the way to Mera Peak Climbing, you will see picture-perfect glimpses of some of the famous 8000+ peaks in Nepal such as Everest, Makalu, Lhotse, and other beautiful mountains such as Ama Dablam and Cho Oyu. Similarly, when you are traveling through the trail of Mera Peak you will travel through the famous Zatrawa La Pass at an altitude of 4610m. However, the climb is easy but the summit day is long so you should be in good health and you should be physically fit.
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Who can do Mera Peak Climbing?
There is no need for special training to do this climbing. However, you should be mentally tough and physically fit for this trip. Similarly, when you are on this trip you will do some uphill climbs while ascending to the top. Likewise, Mera Peak Climbing is a perfect exercise for newly passionate trekkers. Furthermore, if you love traveling at a high altitude and you relish the mountains then the trip to Mera Peak can be very fruitful for you. In experiencing the adventures at high altitudes.
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Why does Mera Peak Climbing?
There are several reasons to do Mera peak climbing. It is perfect for new climbers. Similarly, when you do this climb you will get the perfect experience of climbing to high altitudes. Likewise, when climbing through the trails of high altitudes. You will get a magnificent view of different mountains such as Everest, Lhotse, etc. Similarly, when you travel to This Peak you will acclimate yourself to local villages. Where you will get a chance to explore the different cultures of Nepal. Likewise, when you travel through the trails of Mera Peak Climbing you will see abundant flora and fauna of the place.
- Good for beginners to climb
- Get the cultural delights of the Khumbu Valley
- Explore the highest trekking peak in Nepal
- Approach the peak from the unspoiled Arun valley and enjoy the beauty of nature.
- Experience a beautiful blend of several Himalayan landscapes
- Getty a well-designed approach for acclimatization
- Experience summit views from the beautiful Barun valley
- Observe the rich biodiversity of flora and fauna in the Barun valley
Arrive at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to a hotel in Kathmandu (1350m/4,430ft).
Today is the first day of your Mera Peak Climbing. So, today you will arrive at Kathmandu where your arrival representative will pick you up from Tribhuvan Airport from where you will be transferred to your preferred 3-star hotel in Kathmandu.
Preparation, briefings at departments of tourism.
Today is the second day of your Mera Peak Climbing. So, today you will do all the important preparation for the trip and you can buy all the necessary items in the markets of Kathmandu for the trip.
Morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla(2800m/9,186ft)
Today on day 3 we will take an early flight from Kathmandu to Lukla at an altitude of 2800m. Which takes around 35 minutes from Kathmandu. Similarly, you can enjoy a beautiful view of the landscape and the surroundings from the flight. After you reach Lukla you will be resting at a comfortable Lodge for the night and enjoying their food and hospitality.
Trek from Lukla to Chutanga(3050m/10,006ft)
On day 4 we embark on the first trek of our trip from Lukla. We started our trekking from Lukla to Chutunga at an altitude of 3050m. In addition, this trek is 4 hours long which means you will have more time to enjoy the surroundings of the place. Furthermore, after you reach Chutanga you will rest at a comfortable lodge for the night and enjoy the hospitality of the locals.
Trek from Chutanga to Thuli Kharka (Chatra-La) (3900m/12,597ft)
On day 5 after a light breakfast at Chutanga, we will continue our trek to Thuli Kharka. Similarly, this trek takes you to an altitude of 3900m which takes around 7 hours from Chutanga. Likewise, you will be traveling through Zatrawa La Pass at an altitude of 4610m. From there you will get a majestic view of the surroundings and its landscape. Furthermore, after enjoying the view from Zatrawa La Pass we will descend to Khartitang where you will be relaxing and resting for the night at a comfortable tea house.
Trek from Tuli Kharka to Kothe (4095m/13435ft-05hrs.)
Day six of our trekking journey, we will start our trekking from Tuli Kharkha and ascend a steep way to Kothe at an altitude of 4095m. This trek takes around 5 hours. In addition, while trekking to Khote you will see varieties of flora and fauna including the majestic views of the Himalayas and you will explore the rich biodiversity of the place. Furthermore, after 5 hours of the steep climb, you will stay at a comfortable tea house and enjoy their delicious food.
Trek from Kothe to Thangnak (4350m/14,272ft)
Today, we will start our trek from Kothe to Thangnak at an altitude of 4350m. Today you will climb a steep climb for almost two hours. Similarly, today you will enjoy a fantastic view of the south face of Mera Peak throughout the day which increases your trekking experience.
Rest and acclimatization day at Thangnak(4,350m/14,272ft)
The morning of day eight we will rest and acclimatize at Thangnak. Similarly, Thangnak is at 4350m altitude. Likewise, on this day we will visit Sabal Tsho Lake and take an acclimatization hike to a cairn at 5271m on the flank of Kusum Kanguru Peak from where we can get a stunning view of the Himalayas which is at an altitude of 6367m, and enjoy the beauty of nature.
Trek from Thangnak to Khare (5,045m)
Similarly, today we will continue our trek from Thangnak to Khare at an altitude of 5045m where you will get to experience the charm of nature and its landscape.
Trek and climb from Khare to high camp (5,780m/18,963ft)
The trek and climb to Khare to high camp aren’t for the faint of heart, a lung-busting six hours over rocky, challenging terrain, climbing to 5780m. The trek takes you alongside a breathtaking view of the landscape and the surrounding. After that we will camp at a suitable place at high camp and rest three for the night.
Summit Day. Mera High Camp to Summit and return to Khare(6476m/21,246ft)
Today is the exciting day of your Mera Peak Climbing because today you will be submitting for the Mera High Camp. After summiting you will return to Khare which is at an altitude of 6476m. Day 11 and 12 are the days for the summit so you will have more time to enjoy the landscape and the surroundings
Trek from Khare to Kothe (3600m/11,811ft) 5hrs.
Today the trail steeply descends to Khote through some of the suspension bridges. After coming to Khote today we will have lunch, relax, stretch our legs after five hours of the long trek and we will stay there for the night at a comfortable tea house or lodge.
Trek from Kothe to Thuli Kharka(3900m/12,597ft) 5hrs
Similarly, today we will continue our trekking journey descending from Khote to Thuli Kharka at an altitude of 3900m enjoying the beauty of the surroundings.
Thuli Kharka to Lukla(2800m/9,186ft) via Zatrwa La Pass(4610m/15,125ft)
Today after a light breakfast we started our journey early in the morning from Thuli Kharka at an altitude of 4610m. Which takes around 9 hours. Similarly, this trek from Thuli Kharka to Lukla takes you through the famous Zatrwa La Pass. This is your last evening in the mountains so it is an ideal opportunity for a farewell party with our staff.
Fly 35minutes from Lukla to Kathmandu (1350M/4,430ft) 35mins.
After a good party night at Lukla, you will fly to Kathmandu which takes around 30-35 minutes. Likewise, you can enjoy a scenic flight. Where you will see the beauty of the hills and their landscape. After landing in Kathmandu you will be transferred to a suitable 3-star hotel.
Leisure day & shopping in Kathmandu
Today is the leisure day of your journey. So, you can either go shopping or you can visit the famous markets in Kathmandu. After your visit to Kathmandu is finished then we will have a farewell celebration dinner with a culture program in the evening. Where you will get a perfect opportunity to explore the cultures of Nepal.
Transfer to the airport for final departure
Today, you will be transferred to the Tribhuvan International Airport for your final departure.
- Arrival & Departure: Airport - Hotel transfers – Airport (Pick Up and Drop)
- Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu: 3 nights hotel in Kathmandu (3 Star Category) on bed & breakfast Basis- Sharing Twin Bed Room.
- Welcome Dinner: One Welcome Dinner in a tourist standard restaurant in Kathmandu with Office’s Staff.
- Permit All necessary paperwork: Mera Peak Climbing climbing Permit from NMA,
- Garbage Management: Garbage Deposit fees.
- Insurance: Medical & Emergency rescue Insurance for all involved Nepalese staff during the trek and climbing
- Map: Trekking and climbing map.
- Air Transportation: (Domestic Flight) Fly from Kathmandu – Lukla and while returning Lukla - Kathmandu, as per itinerary.
- Climbing Stuffs Transportation: Necessary all equipment Transportation for all Members and Staffs from Kathmandu to Lukla (by air cargo) and to Base camp (by Porters)– While returning: Base camp to Lukla (by porters) and Lukla to Kathmandu (by air cargo).
- Member Luggage: Up to 25 Kg per member for personal baggage during the trek carrying by porters.
- Food and Lodging: 3 Food 3 meals a day (BDL; including tea and coffee) along with accessible accommodation at Hotel/Lodge during the trek.
- Drinking: 2 liters of boiled water to carry on thermos per day per member.
- Porter: Porters (1 member: 1 Porter) during the trek.
- Climbing Sherpa: Veteran and Government Licensed Climbing Guide.
- Climbing Sherpa Salary & Allowance: Climbing Sherpa Salary, Equipment, Food, and Clothing.
- Staff Salary and allowance: All Nepali staff & porters daily wages, salary, equipment, foods & clothing.
- Oxygen Bottle (O2): Oxygen bottles will be in stock at base camp in case of an emergency (with appropriate charge)
- High camp service: Necessary cooking gas, cooking pot for members, high altitude tent (sharing basis), high food for members, Sherpa, and climbing crews. Group climbing gears, fixed and dynamic rope during the climbing period as required.
- Light: Necessary light at all tents. * if required.
- Guide: Government licensed Guide (English speaking) during the trek and sight-seeing in Kathmandu valley.
- Valley Sightseeing: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley [Swoyambhu (Monkey Temple) and Kathmandu Durbar Square] by a professional guide.
- Comprehensive Medical kit.
- Certificate: Mera Peak Climbing climbing certificate issued by Nepal Mountaineering Association (after climbing the Mera Peak Climbing successfully).
- Air Fare: International flight airfare (from and to Kathmandu).
- Nepal entry Visa fee: Nepali Visa fee is USD 60 per person for 30 days and to be applied for 60 days is USD 120.
- Lunch & Dinner: Lunch & dinner during the stay in Kathmandu (also in case of early return from Trekking / Expedition than the scheduled itinerary).
- Extra night in Kathmandu: Extra nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu. In case of early arrival or late departure, early return from Trekking / Expedition (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
- Insurance: Travel and high altitude insurance, accident, helicopter medical & emergency evacuation. *Mandatory
- Rescue Evacuation: Medical and emergency rescue evacuation costs if required. (Rescue, Repatriation, Helicopter, Medication, Medical Tests and Hospitalization costs.)
- Personal Expenses: Telephone, Internet, Toiletries, battery recharge, hot shower, laundry, any Alcoholic beverages (during the trek and in Kathmandu but we will serve soft drinks for members in base camp).
- Personal Equipment: Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking /Climbing Gears.
- Toiletries: Soaps, shampoos, toilet and tissue papers, toothpaste, and other items used to keep yourself clean.
- Filming: Special Filming, Camera, and Drone permit fee.
- Internet Service: Not included during the trek.
- USD 25 for an extra porter per day (If extra porter demanded).
- Summit Bonus: Summit bonus for climbing Sherpa.
- Tips: Tips for Basecamp and other staff.
- Extra: Any other services or activities, which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Any other item not listed in the “Cost Includes” section.
Best time to do Mera Peak Climbing
The best time to do Mera Peak Climbing is during the spring and autumn seasons. At this time of the year, you will have perfect weather and climate for the climb. Similarly, you will find suitable porters and guides as well. At this time of the year, you will get to travel Mera Himal in clear visibility with a clear view of the surroundings. Mera Peak is a perfect holiday destination for you so you can enjoy your holiday with your friends and family. Similarly, if you come here at this time of the year then it can double your fun with your friends and family. If you want to fully explore and enjoy the beauty of Mera Peak then this time of the year is very suitable.
However, Mera Peak Climbing can also be done in the monsoon season. This time of the year also provides you with the perfect weather and climate. But, many trekkers and climbers prefer to do Mera Peak Climbing in the autumn and spring season because this time of the year is the festive season in Nepal. So, they will get to observe and explore the culture of Nepal at the same time as they climb Mera Peak.
The difficulty of Mera Peak Climbing
Mera Peak is not that difficult to climb; almost anyone over 18 years of age can do it. But, there are some things that you should consider before and while climbing Mera Peak. Similarly, you should book guides and accommodation before your journey. You should console your trekking and climbing company ahead of your journey. So that they can do the preparation accordingly and you will not have any problem booking guides and accommodation on your trip. The other difficulty that you are going to face when you are climbing at the Mera Peak is the lack of proper accommodation and porters facility if you travel here during the on seasons.
Similarly, if you travel here during the on seasons then the weather and temperature can also affect your visit to Mera Peak. But, the most common challenge you are going to face at Mera Peak is altitude sickness. Therefore, to not fall victim to altitude sickness you are required to drink enough water and you should acclimatize yourself properly.
Meals and accommodation at Mera Peak
While climbing to the high altitudes your meals must be at the point. Similarly, your accommodation is equally important as your meals because without proper accommodation you cannot complete your journey. So, we at Peak Climbing In Nepal try to provide the best facility to our visitors. We provide them with the proper hotels, lodges, and tea houses to rest. Similarly, when we reach our climbing period then we provide a suitable camping facility and environment to rest. Likewise, when it comes to meals we provide both Nepali and Western foods. However, western foods are slightly more expensive than Nepali foods. The reason for this is that Nepali foods are produced using local ingredients and spices. Whereas western foods are mostly imported from the cities. Similarly, the higher you go up in altitude the more expensive food and accommodation facilities get.
Climate and weather at Mera peak Climbing
The climate and weather of the Himalayas are very incalculable. It can change without a hint and sign. Therefore, climbers should be very careful during Mera Peak Climbing. So, climbers must be very careful planning their trip to Mera Peak. Furthermore, this climb is a multi-day trip, so the chances for trekkers to face adverse weather at base camp are always high. Likewise, the temperature in the Himalayan region is mostly below 0. Therefore, make sure you carry warm clothes with you during the trip. Regarding the condition, the ideal season to do Mera Peak Climbing is during the autumn and spring seasons. During this time you will climb in a pleasant climate which can help you climb quickly and effectively.
Safety and security at Mera Peak Climbing
You should not worry about your safety and security when you are with us. We understand that climbing at the high altitudes of Nepal requires more caution due to the harsh climate from time to time and steep roads. Therefore the safety and security of our visitors is always a top priority for us. We fully take care of our consumers and their belongings when they are with us. Similarly, the accommodation facilities we provide are also safe and secure.
Fitness and experience requirement for Mera Peak Climbing
Mera Peak Climbing is one of the physically challenging climbs in Nepal. Even some of the most experienced trekkers and climbers find it hard sometimes to travel through these trials of Mera Peak. So, you have little knowledge of this climb successfully. Similarly, you have to be physically fit for this trek and climb. If you have some health issues, then it will be next to impossible for you to travel or complete this trek. Likewise, make sure that you do a full body checkup before heading toward the trek. In addition, walking and jogging, and running before Mera Peak Climbing are very beneficial.
When is the best time for the Mera Peak Climbing?
Autumn (September, October, November) and spring (March, April, May) are suitable for Mera Peak Climbing. However, it is possible in monsoon seasons too.
How difficult is the Mera Peak Climbing?
The Mera Peak Climbing is difficult. But, almost anyone can complete it. You just have to be confident in yourself.
How much will it cost to climb Mera Peak Climbing?
The average cost of the Mera Peak Climbing is about USD 1500 per person for a 15-18 days itinerary.
Can you climb the Mera Peak Climbing alone?
It is not possible. Similarly, this trek would be very difficult for a single person. So, we would recommend hiring a guide.
Do I need a climbing permit for the Mera Peak Climbing?
Yes, it’s compulsory to have a Mera Peak Climbing permit from Kathmandu.
Can you have altitude sickness on the Mera Peak Climbing?
Altitude sickness is a common problem during the Mera Peak Climbing. So, you should drink a sufficient amount of water.
What is the food price at Mera Peak Climbing?
Food Prices differ from place to place. But, it usually costs USD 25 for lunch, dinner, and breakfast.
How many hours do I need to walk per day?
You usually walk about 5-6 hours on most of your trek days. The walks must be slow and steady.
Can I carry children to Mera Peak Climbing?
It is an unwise decision to carry your children with you to Mera Peak Climbing. But, exceptions are made if they are old enough then you can take them with you following necessary protocols.
Is the Mera Peak Climbing trail crowded?
Usually, the walking trail is not crowded but it is generally jam-packed with travelers during the peak trekking season.
What will happen If I get sick during the Mera Peak Climbing?
While climbing it is possible that you feel uncomfortable. But, don’t worry, your guide will be there for you.
Is charging my phones and batteries possible in the route of the Mera Peak Climbing?
It is certainly possible to charge your phones and batteries in the tea houses and lodges during your trip to Mera Peak Climbing but they might charge you some money.
Can children do Mera Peak Climbing?
Children’s climbing at such a height is very risky. Although if they are old enough then they can participate in the journey.
Sara Mathew and Carlo Morgan Canada
We are a newly married couple. In addition, we both are nature and climbing lovers. The fun fact! Both Carlo and I first met when both of us were doing the Magnetic Hill hike in Canada. We both are Canadians so it is obvious that we love hills and mountains. Furthermore, we decided that we will visit Nepal for our honeymoon after marriage. Then we decided we would do Mera Peak as it is a very easy expedition. Then after we arrived at Kathmandu the airport representative who was also a valley guide gave us a tour of the Kathmandu Valley tour on our first day of the Expedition. We were very happy that we got to know a lot about the Nepali culture and its history. Following days we followed the easiest itinerary presented to us by the members of Great Adventure Treks and Expedition. They said that we did a good job selecting our honeymoon tour/climb in the Mera Peak Climbing. The tea houses, lodges, and hotels were very comfortable and secure. Similarly, while doing the Mera Peak Climbing we learn a lot about different cultures and traditions about Nepal. We also saw the beauty of Nepal's landscape. We don't know if we choose some other travel company then we would have this much fun and excitement. Altogether, our honeymoon was wonderful because of the Great Adventure Treks and Expedition. We had a lifelong memory while traveling with Great Adventure Treks and Expeditions
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