Mera Peak Climbing

16 Days

Trip Facts

  • Plane-Car
  • 1 to 8
  • 6474 meter / 21235 feet
  • Camping Tent-Teahouse-Hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Active
  • Autumn (March to May) & Autumn (Aug to Nov)
  • In Person
  • Easy Climbing
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • 15
  • 75
Mera Peak climbing is the highest trekking peak in Nepal among various trekking peak options of Nepal, lies in the Everest region of the Nepal Himalayas inside Makalu Barun conservation area. Mera peak rises up to 6474 meters above sea level and it is considered one of Nepal’s best peak climbing expeditions, treating climbers with magnificent views of the nearby mountain range rising above 8000 meters. Mera peak climbing is famous also because of its easy summit for best view.

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Due to the long trek in high altitude and lower oxygen levels, Mera Peak climbing is a challenge that requires stamina and endurance more than technical peak climbing skills. But the effort is definitely worth it: the breath-taking scenery of Everest, Makalu, Lotse and many other peaks of the region in the magical light of sunrise is a sight you will never forget. Mera peak climbing is a great adventure, making your dream of peak climbing in the Himalayas a reality!

Mera is designated as trekking peak by the Nepal Mountaineering Association. The climbing part to summit is technically moderate and previous peak climbing skills and experience are not needed. However, it is recommended to have some previous experience in high-altitude trekking before taking on this trek.

In Nepalgram your security is our number one priority, and you are always encouraged to discuss any issues and concerns with your guide. Our team is professional, well qualified and well-equipped for all situations and conditions during trekking, and during and after summiting. Our climbing guides are experienced in recognizing and treating AMS symptoms, performing first aid and handling emergency situations.

Itinerary overview for Mera Peak Climbing

Starting from Lukla, the trek follows a main trekking trail of Everest region; it does not follow the Everest Base Camp Trail. Mera Peak reaches 6474 meters above sea level, but due to the changes in the ice-cap for environmental reasons, the height of the peak is different in the Northern, Central and Southern summits.

Mera is a scenic summit from where you can see an incredible panoramic view of Everest, Makalu, Lotse and many other named and unnamed mountains of the Everest region. Nepalgram Mera peak climbing itinerary starts and end at Lukla airport.

There are many options for Mera peak climbing as the Mera peak base camp is accessible from 3 different routes. Chhetra la entry point or sibuche village route of Mera peak can be differentiated as per your level of physical stamina and experience. Our itinerary goes from Pangom village as entry and follows dense forest of Chhetra Khola before exit from Chhetra la to Lukla.

Climbing a Himalayan peak is a once in a lifetime adventure for you, so we have designed our itinerary for Mera peak in such a way that we can adjust it according to the environmental conditions if needed, to reduce risks and increase the summit success rate. Please consider to reserve a few buffer days before your flight back home in case of delayed return from the trek due to weather conditions etc.

Please check below our suggestion for your Mera Peak climbing itinerary, customization as per your need.

If you have any questions, please contact us for further information.

Outline Itinerary of Mera peak climbing Package

  • Day 1 – Know Nepal on Arrival
  • Day 2: Kathmandu – Lukla domestic flight and trek to Paiya.
  • Day 3: Paiya – Pangkoma
  • Day 4: Pangkoma – Shibuche
  • Day 5: Shibuche – Chetrakhola
  • Day 6 – Chetrakhola to Kothe
  • Day 7: Kothe – Thangnag
  • Day 8 – From Tangnag to Khare
  • Day 9: Khare – Mera Base Camp
  • Day 10: Base camp – High camp
  • Day 11: Big Day of mera peak climbing; High camp – Summit and back to Khare
  • Day 12: Khare – Kothe (4 – 5 hours)
  • Day 13 – Kothe to Thuli Kharka (4 – 6 hours)
  • Day 14 – Thuli Kharka to Lukla (6 – 7 hours)
  • Day 15 – Domestic flight from Lukla to Kathmandu.
  • Day 16 – Our vehicle will drop you to international airport to connect your flight.

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Overview

Famous Trekking peak whose summit will take you to the highest altitude in an easy way, Mera peak is the best peak climbing to See Mount Everest. From the summit of mera peak you can see Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, mt Makalu, Mt Choyu and infinite range of Nepal Himalaya. Mera peak is not in the Everest basecamp region; because of this trekking route to the basecamp of Mera peak is stunning and more like an off the beaten trekking trail.

Trekking to Mera peak is not a big deal – it is just about walking longer hours and how good will you adjust in the high altitude.

Mera Peak climbing Trek Highlights:

  • Highest altitude of 6475meters above sea level without technical climbing
  • Mera peak is a trekking peak in Nepal with view of mount Everest and 4 other mountains above 8000 meters
  • Ski-able peak in Nepal, You can top up ski from the summit of Mera peak - if interest
  • Local monastery in local villages like Pangom and Sibuche
  • View of thousands of peaks form the tops of Mera peak
  • jungle walking, a dense jungle -dense jungle trekking with glacial lakes in route to the base camp of Mera peak
  • Off the beaten trekking trail and villages
  • Camping at the camps before climbing to Mera - an expedition experience
  • Nice and friendly people in the route to Khare
  • Trekking in less crowded region of Everest & Makalu barun national park
  • Scenic flight to and from Lukla - flying by the side of the snow peak mountains
  • Wilderness of the region with like-minded people.
  • Top of Mera with altitude higher than 6474 meters or 21235 feet easily achieved with trekking experience

Itinerary of Mera peak climbing Package

On arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, our office representative will assist you to your hotel. Pre-trip meeting briefing you detail schedule of Mera Peak Climbing in your favorable time.

Flight time to Lukla is about 30 minutes and then we will trek towards Paiya where we will stay the night at the altitude of 2730m above sea level. Trekking is about 3 to 4 hours.

We will trek about 5 to 6 hours following the main trail to reach the altitude of 2850m above sea level. Stay the night in Pangom.

Trekking along the main trail will be interesting as we begin to see the glorious views of the surroundings. The night will be in Shibuche at the altitude of 2745m above sea level. Trekking is about 4 – 5 hours.

Trekking will continue for about 7 to 8 hours along the main trail. The night will be in Chetrakhola, at 3150m.

Trek about 6 to 7 hours to Kothe, pass by the great view of the high hills and the beautiful surrounding mountains. We will stay in Kothe at the altitude of 3600m.

Trek to Thangnag, approximately 3 to 4 hours. Overnight at the altitude of 4350m above sea level

2 to 3 hours trekking along the main trail, the night will be in Khare at the altitude 5045m above sea level.

Trekking is about 3 to 4 hours to reach the base camp of Mera Peak. We will spend the night in tents at the base camp, at the altitude of 5300m.

Trekking will get tougher as we have to pass through the rough trekking trail, which will take us about 4 to 5 hours on the rough surface. The night will be at the high camp, at the altitude of 5780m above sea level.

After an early morning start it will take us about 5 to 6 hours to reach the Mera Peak summit at the altitude of 6461m above sea level. We will take a moment to celebrate our achievement and marvel the sunrise and the glorious views of the surrounding mountains from the summit. Trekking back to Khare for the night

This hike follows by a river valley and goes along the no tree line zone of Mera peak climbing itinerary. From Khare we can see the summit of Mera peak, however after summit Mera Khote looks way down at the end of no tree line valley.
Kahre to Khote is gentle walk downhill through Thangnak village.

Kothe to Thuli kharka takes us back to the jungle and once we get near to thuli kharka tree disappear. This is an interesting walk in Mera peak climbing itinerary of Nepalgram.
Thuli Kharka is a peaceful village. Literal meaning of Thuli Kharka is big meadow for yak shed.

We trek up and over Chhetrla today. The hike along the route of Thuli Kharka to Lukla is in no tree line zone at the beginning of the trek and towards the end we will get inside the jungle near Lukla.
From the top of Chhetr la we can see Lukla very close, but it is still half way.

Short and scenic flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla will conclude our journey to Mera peak climbing. 25 minutes flight back from Lukla will take us to Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal.

With all the memories of Mera peak climbing time has come to farewell you and our vehicle will drop you at international airport for departure to your next travel destination.

Mera Peak Climbing Cost Details - General Inclusions

  • Domestic flights Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu with airport shuttle service
  • Hotel at Kathmandu, according to itinerary, with breakfast included
  • English speaking trekking guide & porter including all their food, accommodation, salary & insurance.
  • Experienced Climbing English speaking guide and support team while you are climbing peak
  • All food (Breakfast with tea, Lunch and Dinner) and all accommodation during the trek and while climbing. Fresh fruit will be served after dinner. And all food & tent accommodation while you are climbing
  • Climbing permits & All necessary paperworks and permits, and sagarmatha national park entrance fees.
  • Group Climbing gears, camping equipment an necessary group safety outfits. All kitchen equipment, staff, climbing guide and his insurance.
  • Insurance of climbing and trekking staff
  • All kitchen equipment, climbing guide and staff, including their insurance.
  • Added Value - (1) Dawn sleeping bag, Dawn Jacket to be returned after the trek
  • (2) Waterproof duffel Bag, Walking Poles, quick dry T-shirt, Cap - to take away
  • (3) Oxymeter to check your oxygen saturation and Heart beat with medical kit box carried by Guide
  • (4) Satellite Phone for extremely remote destination
  • Card fee for the online payable amount (during online payment)

Mera Peak Climbing Cost Details - General Exclusions

  • International airfare and Nepal visa fee
  • Your trekking/climbing gears.
  • Your medical/travel insurance.
  • All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks during the trip. Except tea in the morning with your breakfast
  • Meals while you are in Kathmandu.
  • Tips for trip staff (tipping is expected).
1) How hard is it to climb Mera Peak?

Climbing Mera Peak requires excellent physical conditioning and you need to be training months in advance of your climb. You will have a long and challenging trek into Khare 4,950m/ 16,240 feet and Mera Peak Base Camp 5,350m/ 17,552 feet, which will require you to have come with a lot of previous hiking experience.

2) Where is Mera Peak located?

Mera Peak is a mountain in the Mahalangur section, Barun sub-section of the Himalaya and administratively in Nepal’s Sagarmatha Zone, Sankhuwasabha.

3) Can you climb Mera Peak without a guide?

Yes, Mera Peak is a non-technical high-altitude trekking peak. To reach summit 6476M you do not need any special climbing skills with ropes, gears, and use of an ice axe. Mera Peak is a very popular destination for clients with little or no mountaineering experience.

4) Is Mera Peak harder than Island Peak?

The trek into Mera Peak is harder than the trek into Island Peak with more elevation gain up and down on the trail. The lodges and facilities are more basic than the Everest region

5) How long does it take to climb Mera Peak?

At 6476m it is a high mountain that requires little technical climbing on its normal route. Our guided trip is 21 days long starting from arrival in Kathmandu to the earliest date of departure home. The actual trekking and climbing days is 16 which includes two summit days.

6) Can you see Everest from Mera peak?

Yes , Summit view from Mera peak offers panoramic view of the over-8000-meter-mountains such as Mt. Everest (8848m)

7) Which is the easiest 8000m peak?

Cho Oyu is the world’s sixth highest mountain and considered to be the easiest of the fourteen 8,000m peaks.

8) Is Mera peak easy for beginners?

Mera Peak, at an altitude of 6,189 meters, is popular with beginners and serves as a preparation for higher mountains such as Everest. Although it is physically demanding, it requires relatively little technique and can be climbed by anyone who is reasonably fit.

9) What should I pack to climb Mera Peak?

-Ice Axe.
-Accessory Cord. Thirty (30) feet of 6mm accessory cord is required.
-Waist Leash.
-Micro spikes.
-Crampons.
-Climbing Harness plus Two Locking Carabineers.
-Standard Carabineers.
-Belay Device.
-Trekking poles
-Ascender
These are the main equipment to climb mera peak.

10) How do you climb up Mera Peak?

You need basic technical climbing skills to do this climb. You will need to use some basic mountaineering tools on this trek like Ice axe, fixed ropes, crampons. However it is not a technical peak, anyone can do this climb.

11) Is 15 days enough to climb mera peak?

Yes 15 days is enough to to climb mera peak from our given itinerary.

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Mera Peak Climbing

Mera Peak Climbing Trip Info

  • Plane-Car
  • 1 to 8
  • 6474 meter / 21235 feet
  • Camping Tent-Teahouse-Hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Active
  • Autumn (March to May) & Autumn (Aug to Nov)
  • In Person
  • Easy Climbing
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • 15
  • 75

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