Trip Overview of Mera Peak Climbing
Mera Peak is another easy climbing peak Khumbu region at a height of 6654 meters. The Everest areas are the best for their most exceptional view. five more than 8000-meter peaks. like Mount Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga. Mera Peak Climbing (6654m) is the highest peak for climbing in Nepal and is also regarded as the one not demanding technical climbing.
Mera peak climbing is attracting more trekkers and novice climbers these days. you can take the best trekking and climb on snow experience. It is an isolated part of the Khumbu region. We can enjoy the unspoiled and uninhabited Hinku valley below the Mera peak during trekking. Moreover, this is one of the wildest and most beautiful in Nepal. The Mera peak trekking area has massive moraines, glacial lakes, as well as stunning mountain views. Therefore, it gives you the best views of Nepal and a vista that takes you to the Kanchenjunga and Makalu. If you look in the east you see Mount Everest is appearing over the massive southern aspect of Nuptse and Lhotse to the north.
Mera peak is one of the popular climbing in Nepal
This Mera peak climbing begins with an early morning scenic flight offering fantastic views of the mountains. The first part of the trail is going through the pristine Rhododendron, pine, and streams. Along the way, we can have spectacular views of Numbur Himal, Kongdi RI, Karyolang peak, and many other mountains and peaks. We start decent the path from Chapatti tal. which will also cross a sandy bowl to the steep stream to Dig Kharka. We will have a rest day at Kharea to make our bodies fit. and continue to the Mera peak trail.
Depending upon the weather is a success or not. After climbing this beautiful Mera peak you will have an experience of real mountaineering in the high Himalayas. We enjoy incredible views across Baruntse (7129m). Chamlang (7319m), and Nau Lekh (6360m) with Makalu (8481m) looming behind. Following with beaten trail of the Himalayas of Nepal, we retrace our journey back to Lukla Airport. This trek also offers you rare opportunities to come across face to face. with the most spectacular mountain sceneries, pristine forests, and the Geo-cultural atmosphere of the highest altitude in the world. To do climb Mera peak climbing with ease you will have to learn all the techniques and have some experience.
Walking with the best view of the Himalayas
From Tangnang you will get the first glance of Mera peak. You will stay overnight at the lodge of Thagnak. The very next day you will have a short and significant trek to Khare. You will be walking along the Dig Glacier which provides a striking view of Hinku Nup Glacier. It takes 3 – 4 hours to reach Khare. The next day is the free day or acclimation day on Khare. On this day you will be roaming around the village of Khare and rest.
The next day you will be trekking toward Mera peak base camp. Mera base camp is situated at an altitude of 5800 meters. You will reach to Mera base camp from Khare within 3 hours. From the trail, you will get a specular view of different mountains like Everest, Makalu, Baruntse, and Kusum Kanguru. You will spend overnight at Mera peak base camp. The nest day is the most exciting day of this trek as you will be climbing Mera peak. After climbing Mera peak you will have to trek back to Khare. As you have finished climbing Mera peak you will be trekking backward to Kothe.
From Kothe enjoying the beauty of the trail, you will reach Thuli Kharka. From Thuli Kharka you will get to see a clear view of Mera peaks, Mera North, Mera Central, and Mera South. You will be trekking back to Lukla airport from Thuli Kharka. From Lukla, you will take a flight to Kathmandu and after reaching Kathmandu you will have a final departure.
The highlight of the Mera peak trek
You can witness the Mera peak climbing rising from the south of Mount Everest.
You will get the incredible chance to see magnificent mountains like Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8201m, Mt. Makalu 8485m, Mt. Kanchenjunga 8586m, Mt. Lhotse 8516m along with many other peaks on the Everest region
Visiting Sagarmatha national park and getting to see many rare animals.
Getting close to the local Sherpa and Gurung people and observing their culture.
Mera peak Itinerary
Our Mera peak climbing itinerary from arrival to departure is 18 days. This expedition starts by leaving the historic city of Kathmandu and take a short flight to Lukla. It is a short and spectacular 35 minutes of scenic aviation from Kathmandu. Soon after arriving in Lukla, you’ll trek up to Chhuthang on the primary day of the tour.
Then you’ll leave for Thuli Kharka(4300m) via a captivating Zatrawala Pass. After an overnight stay within the Thuli Kharka, your trek runs towards Kothe. From Kothe, you’ll leave in at early morning to succeed in Thangnak(4326m). After making up to Thangnak and spending an evening there, your next destination is going to be Khare.
The land of Khare base of the Mera Peak climbing. you’ll reach Khare for an overnight stay, but there’ll be another day within the Khare for acclimatization. this suggests you’ll spend two nights staying in Khare before heading for Mera Base Camp(5300m). Your Himalayan trail has started from the bottom camp of Mera peak, and it’ll move to Mera High Camp(5,700m) then to the highest of Mera Peak(6,476m).
After the successful summit of Mera Peak, you’ll descend back to the Khare for the night stay the very day. you’ll then retrace the sooner trails to return Lukla. On this stretch, you’ll cross Khare, Kothe, Thuli Kharka, and Lukla in several days. Your last night within the Khumbu region is going to be at Lukla just one-night before the Kathmandu flight.
We can follow the different itinerary for Mera peak climbing below are 2 options
Itinerary 1 – Short trekking route
Day 01: Fly to Lukla and trekking to Chutanga (3,430 m/11,250 ft). We will do 3-4 hours hiking and start trekking to Thuli Kharka (4320m/13200ft) about 5-6 hours trekking. from here we continue trek to Kothe (3600 m, /11808ft): 5-6 hours hiking. the next day trek is to Thaknak (4,350m/14,270ft): 3-4 hours. We will walk to Khare (5,045m/16,486ft): 2-3 hours and take an acclimatization day here.
From Khare, we will trek to Kothe (3600m/11808ft): which is 4-5 hours walking. The next day trek is Thuli Kharka and after spending a night here we will arrive at Lukla. Enjoy your night in Lukla with your trekking crew, finally, we are taking the flight back to Kathmandu. We will take you to the airport for your flying back home.
Itinerary 2 – We will trekking via Honku / Hinku Valley to reach Mera Peak.
Day 01: Fly to Lukla and trek Puiyan also referred to as Thutok (2800m)
Day 02: Paiya to Panggom (2,846m/9,337ft): 5-6 hours
Day 03: Panggom to Ningsow (2,863m/9,393ft): 4-5 hours
Day 04: Trek from Ningsow to Chhatrwa Khola (2,800m/9,186ft): 7-8 hours
Day 05: hiking from Chhatrwa Khola to Kothe (3,691m/12,109ft): 6-7 hours
Day 06: Kothe to Thaknak (4,358m/14,297ft): 3-4 hours
Day 07: Thaknak to Khare (5,045m/16,486ft): 2-3 hours.
Day 08 to 12 Expedition period
Back to Lukla
Day 13 Khare to Kothe (3600m/11808ft): 4-5 hours
Day 14: Kothe to Thuli Kharka: 5-6 hours
Day 15: Thuli Kharka to Lukla: 6-7 hours.
Day 16: fly back to Kathmandu we will take you to your hotel and free time.
Day 17: Kathmandu rest day
Day 18: Final Departure, Airport drop.
Why Mera Peak Climbing
Nepal falls on the top destination of peak climbing and mountain exploring. Among many high mountain peaks in Nepal, Mera peak is also one of the high peaks in the Everest region. Mera peak climbing is divided into here main submit: – Mera north, Mera central, and Mera south. The elevation of Mera peak falls under 7000 meters from the sea level. The height of Mera north is 6,476 meters, Mera central is 6,461 meters and Mera south is 6,065 meters. The first person to discover and climb Mera peak climbing was jimmy Roberts during the fall of 20th May 1953. The route to Mera peak was not discovered until jimmy Roberts took this way after the ascent of Mount Everest.
He was awarded Everest’s national award by the government of Nepal in 2005. Mera peak is one of the most climbed peaks in Nepal. As this peak falls on the Mount Everest region from the top of Mera peak you will get the best view of the Himalayas. From the top of Mera peak climbing, you can closely witness five mountains of the world eight thousand including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, and Kangchenjunga along with several mountain beaks connected below.
You can take any route from all directions to the summit but, the route from the south and western face of Mera peak is quite hard and difficult for the climbers so people usually tend to trek from the northern face of the peak. One of the main reasons that Mera peak climbing very popular among people, is that this trek will provide the best view of high mountains together. Being Nepal’s height of Mera peak trek will challenge yourself with the high altitude.
Mera Peak Trek
Mera peak valley has become untouched for centuries with the mesmerizing high standing in all the direction. The two most important thing that you will need to consider while climbing Mera peak is physical strength 88and specific reeking conditioning. For increasing physical strength, you can take some pre trekking training with climbing and a small trekking experience. And for specific trekking conditioning, you should be prepared for all types of situations that you might face while trekking.
The trail to Mera peak is quite easy. The entire trail from Khumbu valley is filled with rock and snow. Mera peak climb trek can do within 15 days. During this trek, you will be closed to the culture and tradition of the people living in the Khumbu region. Mera peak falls on the hard level of trekking. You will need to have a qualified and experienced guide with you while climbing. As almost all the treks in the Everest region starts from a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Another popular place on the rote to Mera peak is the forest of Hinku valley. Hinku valley itself is a beautiful place with lovely people.
If you are lucky enough hen you might see some animals while passing from the Hinku valley. Enjoying the scenic and cultural beauty of the Khumbu region you will reach Mera peak. Since Mera peak is the highest peak in the world to avoid altitude sickness you will have to take proper acclimatization. The itinerary of the Mera peak trek is made in such a way that trekkers can enjoy the trek and explore new things. The view of the mountains that you will get after climbing Mera peak is said to be the best view of the mountains in entire Nepal
Accommodation and food
Food and accommodation are some of the important things that one needs to consider before trekking to any place. There are different teahouses and hotels on the way to Mera peak. As you gain altitude the facilities and the varieties n the food and accommodation are starts to decrease. For accommodation, you might not get a room in hotels so you will always carry a tent, foam mattress, and toiletries by yourself. For food, you will get common Nepali food and drink. And also, the price of food and accommodation is very high because of less variety.
And if you trek during the peak seasons like spring and autumn then you might not be able to find rooms in hotels but if you trek during a non-peak season like monsoon and winter then you will easily get rooms and also discount sometimes. During this trek, you will also be sleeping in everything from forests to meadows to high snowy camps acceding to the situation.
You can choose the season to trek to Mera peak according to your choice. Although the best time to trek to Mera peak is during April and May. If you like winter then you can trek during the winter season and if you love any other season then you can trek according to that. But for trekking to Mera peak dry seasons are more preferred.
There is a different problem that you might face during the trek. One of the common problems that you might face during the Mera peak trek is the Duration of your trip. The route you chose for the climb.
Major highlights of Mera peak climb
- During this trek, you will be climbing Mera Peak which is the highest trekking peak, and also rises to the South Mera of Mount Everest.
- Watching the breath-taking view of the high snow-capped mountains over 8000 meters altitude – Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8201m, Mt. Makalu 8485m, Mt. Kanchenjunga 8586m, Mt. Lhotse 8516m, and many other peaks inside Everest region.
- Getting to know the local people and also exploring the dense forest of Hinku valley.
- Getting to know about the local life and culture of the Gurung and Sherpa tribe.
- Trekking with the highly experienced UIAGM leader and Sherpa trek crew and walking through the loop trail.
Tips for climbing
You must pack your gears wisely for Mera peak climbing. Trekking equipment like Climbing Helmet, Climbing Boots, Crampons, Climbing Harness, Ascending device, or Jumar, Descending or belay device, Tape sling, Carabiners, Prusik loop, and Ice ax are need for climbing Mera peak. You have to carry this equipment from Kathmandu because the more you gain an altitude number of shops decreases. The trekking company may provide you the equipment but it is better if you carry gear on your own. You have to keep your luggage small so while packing clothes remember to pack light-weight clothes.
Contact with the professional trekking company
Choosing a trekking company is not that hard thing in Nepal but choosing the right trekking company might be difficult. The trekking company will provide you guide and porter for the Mera peak climbing. The whole trekking journey will depend upon the guide. The guide for trekking Mera peak should be professional and experience. For trekking in the mountains region like Mera peak, you will have to totally depend upon the trekking company. Make sure that the trekking company is registered.
Trekking to Mera peak takes more time. Mera peak climbing is located at a high altitude so you will have to trek slower. Remember while climbing that it is not a race. You will have to climb according to your ability. In the high altitude region, there is a deprivation of oxygen so you will have to trek gradually. Also, your body needs time to get adapted to the climatic condition of Mera peak so you have to trek with proper acclimation.
It is very important that you keep your body hydrated while trekking in high altitude places like Mera peak climbing. There are many taps on the trail to Mera peak so you will always have to carry a water bottle with you. Also, you will have to carry a purification tablet to purify the water. Having enough water will also keep you away from altitude sickness. Remember you should not have hard drinks like alcoholic, beverages while trekking as it may damage your heart and cause serious heart problems.
Make your schedule flexible
As you will have to take a flight during our Mera peak climbing. You should be aware of the flight and other factors that may delay your trek. Flight delay is a common problem as the weather might not be stable all the time. Likewise, if you trek during monsoon season then you might have to plan extra days as rainfall might interrupt you while trekking. Also, you might feel unwell during the trek so you should take a day off so while planning the trek you should also plan some extra days.
Mera peak climbing is a long trek. As mention above there may arise many problems while trekking you should not panic during this situation. Instead, if any problem comes in the way you should be calm and work patiently. You should be mentally prepared for everything. You should have a positive mind while trekking so that you can enjoy this trek.
Mera Peak Climbing - Trip Info
Duration: 18 Days
Elevation: (6600m / 2652 m)
Trek Grade: Difficult
Joining in: Kathmandu Nepal
Location: Everest Trekking Regions
Best time: March to May and September – Early November is the best season.
Guide: Government certified hiking/Trekking & Climbing Guide