Mera peak climbing is gradually becoming popular among trekkers Adventure and novice climbers to have the feeling of hiking and Peak climbing on snow and experiencing trekking in remote part of Khumbu region. The Peak itself rises to the south of Everest. The ascent of the peak is technically straightforward, however, the heavy snow and the maze of crevasses can make the way longer to the summit. Besides the charming of Mera Peak Climbing , the trek to its base camp from Lukla is rewarding for experiencing little-visited and yet un-spoilt region of Nepal with densely forested hill sides. Mera Peak trek and climbing servers a gate way for high altitude trekking to go over Amphulaptcha Pass or Mingbo La and also for climbing on Baruntse, Chamlang and other Himalayas Peak climbing.
Mera Peak Climbing There are several approaches to the base camp besides the easy and normal route which is mentioned below. The normal route for Mera Peak Climbing is North Face Glacier from the Mera La. The base camp can be set up at 5,300m on the Hongu side in the moraine below the ice. Normally, high camp is set at 5,800m near a rocky outcrop on the Mera Glacier. The high camp proves to be one to the spectacular viewpoints in Nepal offering the panoramic views of Kanchanjunga, Chamlang, Makalu and Baruntse sweeping around from the east and Amadablam, Cho Oyu and Kangtega to the west. The giant faces of Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse appear in the north.
Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m) & transfer to hotel.
Day 02 : Permit preparation/shopping day in Kathmandu.
Day 03 : Fly to Lukla & trek to Phoiyou (2835m, 5hours).
Day 04 : Phoiyou trek to Pangkongma (2898m, 7hours)
Day 05 : Trek along the forest trail and camp in a clearing (2842m 4hours)
Day 06 : Trek continues through forest and camp in a clearing (3200m 8hours).
Day 07 : Trek to Kotte (3643m approx. 6 hours).
Day 08 : Trek Kotte to Thangnak (4289m. 5 hours).
Day 09 : Rest day at Thangnak and acclimatisation/excursion.
Day 10 : Trek Thangnak to Khare (5045m 3 hours).
Day 11 : Rest day at Khare for acclimatisation and ice climbing training
Day 12 : Trek Khare to Mera base camp (5340m) via Mera La (5415m. 4 hours).
Day 13 : Trek Mera La to Mera Peak high camp (5780m. 3 and half hours).
Day 14 : Mera Peak central summit 6416m. and decend to Khare.
Day 15 : Trek Khare to Kotte ,overnight at camp.
Day 16 : Trek Kotte to Tuli Kharka (4300m), overnight at camp.
Day 17 : Trek Tuli Kharka to Lukla via Zatrwa La (4610m. 7 hours).
Day 18 : Fly back Lukla to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 19 : Free day in Kathmandu, Farewell dinner with cultural program.
Day 20 : Airport Transfer for final departure or, continue further activities.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Flying to Kathmandu along the northern border of Nepal on a clear day is in itself an exciting and memorable experience as exotic panoramic view of snow-capped Annapurna mountain range peaks before you. We will meet you at the airport.
Day 02: Sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley and preparation for trip.
Day 03: Flight to Lukla 2850mt.
We take an early morning flight to Lukla. During the flight, we can bask in the mesmerizing views of giant snow-capped mountain peaks. We will be camping for the night outside one of the many lodges.
Day 04: Trek to Chutanga 3050mt.
On arriving at Lukla, we meet the trekking crew. We then head eastwards from Lukla. The trail crisscrosses through pristine hamlets and thick forest along Kalo Himal Ridge. We must stay aligned with our specific route. Otherwise, we may deviate from the target destination. At the time of winter, snow makes us transverse steep terrain. But during favorable climatic condition, the trail is usually straightforward. After 3-4 hours of trekking, we enter Chutanga.
Day 05: At Chutanga
We spend two memorable nights at Chutanga. This gives us sufficient time for acclimatization prior to confronting Zatrwa La. We can indulge in leisurely trek to a small 4000m peak below the Zatrwa Teng Pass. Excellent views unveil as we glimpse over the valley of the Dudh Kosi and the picturesque trail zigzagging towards Zatrwa La. After exploring, we descend back to our camp at Chutanga and succumb to complete relaxation.
Day 06: Trek to Tuli kharka 4300mt.
The trail crosses the Kalo Himal Ridge which separates the Khumbu from the Hinku Valley. Further ahead, we transverse a comfortable path showcasing a cairned notch on the ridge with a collection of prayer flags at an elevation of 4450m. En route we may encounter yak herders. The views across the Dudh Kosi towards Karyolung and the Lumding Himal are very impressive and so is the view across the rolling foothills east of the Hinku Valley. Half an hour below the pass is a huge boulder which marks our campsite, Tuli Kharka. 6 to 7 hours of trekking finally take us to Tuli Kharka.
Day 07: Trek to Mosum kharka 3700mt.
The trail descends the rock-strewn path leading to a fine vantage point of the Hinku valley where mesmerizing views of the south face of Mera Peak become visible. The trail zigzags through forested areas and then descends steeply into the Hinku valley. Enchanting panorama of Peak 43 and Kusum Kangguru unfolds as we bask in the splendor of nature surrounding us from the Hinku Valley. We experience the most exotic and delightful feelings as we walk past forests of pine and rhododendron. Soon after reaching Mosum Kharka, we set a campsite by the banks of Hinku Drangka [river].
Day 08: Trek to Thangnag 4350mt.
As we head to the west bank of the Hinku Khola northwards, forest blurs in and valley zooms out. We spot meadows being used as grazing areas for goats, sheep and yaks in the Upper Hinku. After several ascents for 4-6 hours, we approach summer settlement of Tangnag as we cross a single-plank bridge at Gondishung. We halt for lunch at this spot. Lying in its vicinity is 200 year-old gompa resting beneath a massive boulder and a number of crude mani walls.
Day 09: At Thangnag Rest Acclimation
We utilize two days getting completely acclimatized. After proper rest, we can explore other adventure possibilities like strolling by Sabal Tsho, beautiful moraine-dammed lake which is hidden behind the Sabal Glacier and climbing a peak up to an altitude of nearly 5000m. We can also explore Hinku Nup Glacier which leads north toward Kangtaiga. The upper Hinku valley turns to the east at Tangnag, crossing the moraine of the Dig Glaciers.
Day 10: Trek to Khare 5000mt.
As we walk away from Tangnag, the trail ascends to a wide grassy basin, popularly called Dig Kharka. We continue walking for hours. After a while, we arrive at Khare. There are many campsites at Khare and the most popular one is at the upper end of Khare lying beneath a group of boulders. We choose this site for camping. This campsite offers splendid vistas of huge north face of Mera, Hinku Shar Glacier and Mera La.
Day 11: Khare upper end 5500mt.
We use this day for acclimatization. After proper rest, we take a walk up to a small peak on the west side of the Hinku Nup Glacier, where we can reach a height of around 5500m. At this point, we get to capture stunning views of Mera La and Mera Peak.
Day 12: Trek up to campsite by lower part of Hinku Nup glacier
We follow the trail leading to Mera La. We continue transversing as far as the lowest part of the Hinku Nup Glacier. At this point, we get captivated by the exotic beauty of snow-slope and the panorama of Himalayan peaks.
Day 13: Mera High Camp 5900 mt.
Continue climbing up 4/ 5 hours hike to Mera High Camp. There is glacier Snow part and very hard to step follow the local porters foot prints somewhere really snow cape split very deep section
Day 14: Mera Summit 6476mt.
Early in the morning at around 2am after breakfast, we advance towards the summit. By sunrise we can reach up to 6000m. With Incessant attempts, we finally scale the summit. From the summit, we can embrace the most spectacular view of at least five of the world’s fourteen 8000m peaks. Most of this spectacular panorama can be seen from the site of the high camp and all of it is visible from 6000m. After the climb, we descend to the campsite on the Hongu side of the pass.
Day 15-18: Return back to Lukla
Day 19: Flight to Kathmandu
From Lukla, we take an early morning flight to Kathmandu which is 35 minutes by flight and then transfer to selected hotel in kathmandu.
Day 20: Depart Kathmandu
Departure to international airport to fly your home country. We will provide you free transport to international airport.