Mera Peak is the highest of the permitted "Trekking Peaks" in Nepal. Mera Peak Climbing begins by flying into the heart of the Himalaya to the village of Lukla. From here you will starts trekking and cross a high pass into a remote valley and steadily acclimate, as you have to move toward base camp & establish a high camp on the glacier from where you will attempt the summit.
Mera Peak Climbing offers excellent views of Makalu, Everest, Lhotse and other spectacular peaks. This is a great trek and climb in an ancient land where Sherpas still graze yaks, cook on yak dung fires and live a very simple life. Porters to make our trip more enjoyable and culturally interesting will carry our food and equipment.
By its standard route from the Mera La, the ascent is technically straightforward; however, after a heavy fall of snow or when the maze of crevasses are open, the way can be long and demanding. Far and above the most rewarding aspect of a trip to Mera is a chance to venture into a little-visited and as yet unspoiled region of Nepal where the hillsides are still densely forested and a need to be self-sufficient is essential. There is also, of course, the pleasure of going above 6.000m.
There are many approaches to Mera; some are easy and some require the crossing of high and difficult passes, making a trek to the peak a real mountaineering adventure for which effort is rewarded with spectacular scenery and ultimately one of the finest viewpoints in Nepal.
Mera Peak Climbing is the perfect trip for the mountaineer who wants to make the most of his / her Himalayan adventure by living in unique culture and climbing in traditional Himalayan alpine style.
A Sherpa guide (Sirdar), cook team will support your trek and climb. We spend a significant amount of time acclimating to new altitudes to increase safety and comfort levels. We cover basic mountaineering skills on the glacier prior to your climb.
Mera Peak Climbing Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel and welcome dinner in the evening with typical Nepalese food.
Day 02: Sightseeing to the highlighted areas of capital city Kathmandu and prepare the official documents such as climbing permit.
Day 03: Transfer to airport for the flight to Lukla (2800m) & prepare for the trek to base camp O/N Camp.
Day 04: Lukla to Chutanga (3173m) ascents up the luxuriant mountainside & O/N camp.
Day 05: Rest day at Chutanga for acclimatization & O/N camp.
Day 06: Chutanga to Thuli Kharka (4401m). Climb through the Zatrwa where you will get prominent vision of the Himalayas in extensive Number & continue to Zatrwa La and descend to Tuli Kharka.
Day 07: Thuli Kharka to Tashing Dingma (3502m). As we descend through uninhabited terrain we enjoy forests of rhododendron, pine and birch.
Day 08: Tashing Dingma to Tangnag (4355m). We traverse the Hinku Dranka then climb through Kharka to Tangnag, surrounded by Mera Peak, Kusum Kangru and other peaks.
Day 09: Rest day at Tangnag for acclimatization & exploration. O/N Camp.
Day 10: Tangnag to KhareMera Base Camp (4730m). You have to follow the glacial lateral moraine up to a camp in an open plain beside the Dig Glacier.
Day 11: Today is a rest day where you will acclimate, explore and prepare your equipment for glacier, snow and ice practice the following day.
Day 12: Khare (Mera Base Camp) to Mera-La (5415m). We hike up lateral moraine to near the toe of the Mera glacier, and ascend easy snow slopes to base camp at the Mera La.
Day 13: High camp (5800m). Climb up to the high camp on a rocky ridge. From high above the Hinku and Hongu valleys you will get fantastic views of Chamlang and Makalu to the East.
Day 14: Summit day. We get up early and continue up the Mera Glacier and connect with the summit ridge. After traversing the Central Summit you will arrive on the higher Western summit by a classic ridge climb & descend back to Tangnag.
Day 15: Tangnag to Orshela (4303m).
Day 16: Orshela to Chutanga (3173m).
Day 17: Chutanga to Lukla. Your last trekking day is short and takes you back to the town of Lukla.
Day 18: Fly to Katmandu, transfer to the hotel and stay O/N.
Day 19: Sightseeing around the highlighted areas of capital city Kathmandu farewell dinner at the typical Nepalese restaurant with the culture program at the 5 star hotel.
Day 20: Depart from the hotel and transfer to the international airport for your flight to the aboard.
Note: Itinerary can be changed as per different situation.
Duration: 20 days
Trekking Type: Camping Organize
Trekking Grade: ****
Peak Height: 6469m
Best Season: September - October, April - May
Extra cost except your Package cost:
Climbing Royalty: US $ 350.00 up to 4 persons US $ 50 each additional member
Climbing Guide’s fee: US $ 300.00 will be divided into all climbers
Garbage disposal Charge fee: US $ 250
Insurance: US $ 100
Lukla round trip airfare: UD$ 208.00 + for every individual
Air fare for Guide and other Nepali staff will be divided by the number of Person
Cost: Please contact us.
Although ninety-nine percent of the time there won't be any need for a emergency rescue evacuation, emergency situations do arise in the Himalayas with illness, AMS (acute mountain sickness), snow storms, landslide, and avalanches being the primary cause for rescue to take place. In a non-life threatening situation, we will arrange for the porters to carry you to the nearest health post or hospital. Where the situation is more serious, one of your Sherpa's will hurry to the nearest communication center where he can request a Helicopter Rescue from our Kathmandu office.
We have at our disposable one of the best helicopter pilot with many years of flying experience in Nepal Army, and have flown many rescue flights. However, the helicopter rescue is an expensive business, and a typical rescue can cost anywhere between US$ 5400/ & euro; 3600 to US$ 7400/ & euro; 5000, depending on the location of the rescue.
Therefore, we highly recommend that you take travel a insurance which will cover emergency helicopter rescue flight. To enable us to contact your insurance company in case of a rescue and not to loose any valuable time we will need the co-ordinates of your insurance companies’ local representative for Nepal.
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