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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

  • Pack your gears wisely

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.

  • Do not rush

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.

  • Stay hydrated

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.

  • Have a positive attitude

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

 

Detailed Itinerary of Mera Peak Climbing

We will meet you at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to your hotel. When you have had your time to settle in and freshen up after your long flight, we have a short meeting to discuss your itinerary and other details. our office for a briefing about your program. Furthermore, we will process the trekking and climbing permits. If you arrive at night, we have a meeting the next day morning.

Today we are going for a Kathamndu day tour with a tour guide and a private car.  We will visit a Hindu pilgrimage site of Pashupatinath Temple and Swyambhunath, very ancient and enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage sites. The biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhnath at the end. On the journey back to the hotel, you can explore the local areas, gullies, and lifestyle.

Take a short flight to Lukla about  40 minutes on the small plane.  With clear weather, we get fantastic views of the mountains, including Everest, as we enter the deep gorge of the Dudh Koshi valley. Today we will spend the rest of the time enjoying the Lukla valley and enjoying the panorama.

A good trail leads through the pasture to the edge of a diminishing forest of rhododendron and pine, which clothes the steep hillsides. Today we are walking through the several tiny hamlets. the trail goes into a thick forest in the hill. After a short straight walking from Lukla, we will then slightly ascent up to Chutanga. We have to walk through the pristine Rhododendron (National flower of Nepal) and pine.  We are passing many small streams and see lots of camping places. We are using a local guesthouse for our overnight stay.

Today we will start ascending to coss the chatara pass. From here, you can enjoy the spectacular views of Numbur Himal, Kongdi Ri, Karyolang peak, and many other mountains and peaks. Straight ahead and up through the rhododendron forests, we may encounter wild animals if we are lucky for beautiful weather, the view across the Dudh Kosi towards Karyolung, and also get the awe-inspiring view of  Lumding Himal and the scenery across the rolling foothills of the Hinku Valley.  walking on to the right from here descending steeply to Tuli Kharka (big pasture), we will reach Chatara La and overnight stay here.

We pass forests of juniper, rhododendron, and other local vegetation. Enjoy the views of Mera and the Hinku Valley. today we have a chance to meet encountering wild mountain animals like sloth bears, jungle cats, etc., among the tall pine trees. Today we can have a lunch break at Thakthor and continue trek to Kothe. This is an excellent place to camp, and there are several teahouses around, and you can visit and go and watch the local lifestyle in the remaining time.

Today will be about 4 to 5 working. We follow the west bank of the riverbed up the valley to Tangnag (4,360m). After we trek on a gradually ascending path with the more closed up views of Kusum Kanguru peak and many more Himalayas. On the way, we have a beautiful view of Mt. Charpate and Mera La and a Buddhist Gomba in the lap of the big rock. Thagnag is using a grazing area for summer. They have the simplest of lodges and shops starting to develop, and we overnight in Thagnag.

Today we walk in the valley that is open out views to the north of the Hinku Nup glacier and the line of peaks beyond. From Charpatti Tal, the path descends slightly and crosses a sandy bowl to the steep stream that descends from Dig Kharka. The route continues somewhat up towards Khare. From Khare, it is possible to do a glacier session to ensure that everyone is happy with the use of ropes and crampons.

Today we have a rest and acclimatization day for Mera peak climbing of the next days. Get the stunning view of  Mera from here.  You can do a side trip to walk in more height and come to sleep here. make your body more easily and prepare to attempt the peak overnight at Camp.

Today we start walking to the Mera Glacier and follow it to the pass. We have to trek in the steep route (about 260 meters), and it takes around 2 to 3 hours to reach Base Camp. The views make us speechless as we can enjoy Everest, Makalu, Baruntse, Kusum Kanguru, and many other mountains and peaks in the panorama. Moreover, we will trek high to High Camp. We are walking with the beautiful view of Mera peak and glacier. We will have a panorama of Kanchenjunga far to the east on a clear weather day. Our guide will fix the camp at an excellent point from where you can have some great mountain views.

Today is an extra day if in case the weather is bad and we can try for the next day.

This is probably the most essential and most robust day on any mountaineering trip on this trip. Sometimes it is necessary to use more rope up for the summit approach due to crevasse hazards along the route. As it starts to get light, we enjoy incredible views across to Baruntse (7129m), Chamlang (7319m), and Nau Lekh (6360m) with Makalu (8481m) looming behind. Now is time to descent down, you retrace your steps down to high camp. After taking pictures and enjoying the view, we descend by the same route back to our campsite at Khare for the night’s rest. You will find this day-long but an inspirational one for your life! Overnight at Khare.

Trek down to the Kothe about 7 hours after the successful summit. We are descending down before continuing to Kothe. The night we enjoy local wines and foods and relax at the camp and overnight.

 

Today we can also follow the new route to  Thuli Kharka which is saying on the high in the open hillside. It’s nice to walk through the red Rhododendron forest with the beaten trail of the Himalaya of Nepal. Enjoy watching the full range of Mera peaks, Mera North, Mera Central, Mera South from Thuli Kharka.

Today we are crossing the famous Zatrwa La pass (4,600m) before descending steeply into the Dudh Kosi valley and to Lukla. We trek through forests of fir, rhododendron, oak, juniper, and local vegetation. After crossing the pass, we see the beautiful view of Lukla valley Cho yu, Kongde peak, Number Himal, Kusum Khangru, and so many others. Spend the last night of trek strolling around the Lukla valley.

Flight back to Kathmandu and leave our porter at Lukla. In the evening, you can have your last night in Nepal enjoying the Nepali cultural dinner show exchanging greetings among friends and with all Nepalese people. You can buy some souvenirs.

Today you will have a free day in Kathmandu valley ( this is weather day also for Lukla flight as if the weather gets terrible some time Lukla flight may get canceled also.) Have some rest in your hotel. In the evening we will offer you a farewell dinner.

Today is free or the last minute. You have a few hours of unique shopping for your relatives. We drop you at Kathmandu Airport and wish you a safe journey.

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Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private car.
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu, including breakfast.
  • Kathmandu city tour with English speaking  tour guide and private vehicle
  • Trekking/peak climbing guide (trained in Wilderness First Aid & altitude sickness) and Supporting Staff with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, clothing, and medicine.
  • All meals during trekking/peak climbing 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners).
  • All necessary camping gear like two men tent, kitchen tent, kitchen equipment, mattress while climbing period.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
  • Climbing permit
  • Climbing equipment like ice ax, Ice crew, snow bar, climbing rope.
  • Travel& Rescue arrangement
  • Round trip flight ticket for Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu
  • Above the Himalaya duffel bag. ( If you need, please let us know before you book the trip and remind us before you arrive here)
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information
  • Above the Himalaya Gifts
  • Welcome/Farewell Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge, and all Government Taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner  in Kathmandu
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get a Nepal visa upon arrival at the Airport.
  • International Airfare/Airport tax, City tour Sightseeing entry fees.
  • Alcoholic and hot and soft drinks
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
  • Travel Insurance most covers both rescue and medical assistance.
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in the Price Includes section.
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  • Trip Duration

    Trip Duration
    18 Days

  • Tri Destination

    Destination
    Nepal

  • Trip Group Size

    Group Size
    2-10 pax

  • Accomodation in Trip

    Accomodation
    Tea house/Tent

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    Maximum Altitude
    6600m / 2652m

  • Trip Difficulty

    Trip Difficulty
    Difficult

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Mera peak?

Mera peak falls on the Mahalangur part in the Himalayan region. It is situated in the Solukhumbu district and Barun sub-district of the Himalayas. It is the highest peak in Nepal’s trekking peak with an altitude of 6467 meters. Mera peak is composed of three main peaks Mera south, Mera center, and Mera north. This mountain was first explored by British explorers.

What is the Scenery Like on the Mera peak trek?

Climbing Mera peak is once in a lifetime opportunity. The special thing about Mera peak is the vibrant view of the mountains and the trail which is filled with snow. The trail to Mera peak goes through different Buddhist monasteries and forests. This trek will provide you a break to be close with the local people and observe their lifestyle. Although it is the highest among the trekking peak trekking to Mera peak is not very hard. If you learn the right technique then you can trek this peak with no difficulty.

Do I need to have a permit for this trek?

Of course for trekking any places in the Himalayan region you will need to have a permit. The first permit is TIMS (trekker’s information management system) card. This permit costs NRS 2000 per person. The second permit is Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit. You will need to have this permit for trekking to Sagarmatha national park. This trek costs about NRS 3000 per person. And the last permit is for trekking to Mera peak. Without a valid Mera peak permit, you will not be allowed to trek to Mera peak.

How difficult is Mera peak trek?

Trekking with the guide is very safe. If you are linked with the climbing company then they will provide you a registered guide with high technical skill, a proven safe presentation, perfect judgment, and a sociable attitude. However taking climbing training, trekking experience might be beneficial for this trek.

How long is the Mera peak?

Safety comes first before anything. While climbing Mera peak you will need to take safety measures. If you feel like having any health issues immediately stop the trek. The total trekking distance for Mera Peak is 78 miles and 125 kilometers.

 

How much does it cost to trek Mera peak?

 

 

The cost of climbing to Mera peak differs according to the time and season that you are traveling. Cost trekking to Mera peak also depends on the size of the group that you are traveling with, the smaller the group size larger the cost. the average cost for this entire trek is USD 2200 per head in the small group size. And also, if you are trying to extend your trek then the cost will be added. If you are hiring a porter then you will have to pay, them on your own.

 

 

How hard is it to climb Mera peak?

If you are physically and mentally strong then this trek is not that difficult. For more easiness, you can take training and have some trekking experiences. There are some real challenges that you will have to overcome doing this trek. according to the Nepal mountaineering association, you must use crampons and an ice ax while climbing Mera peak. Though Mera peak falls on the medium level of trekking there is some really hard challenge on the route.

When you reach the top of the submit then the extreme weather condition, altitude sickness, and w oxygen level can be a real problem. In such a condition if you have some trekking experience of an altitude above 4000m then it will not be a big problem for you. Besides the actual peak climb, the route to this trek is not that hard.

What kit do I need to have?

Before climbing Mera peak you will need to buy all the trekking kits. Some of the trekking companies will provide the reeking kit themselves but it is better to buy your trekking kit. If you buy a trekking kit in Kathmandu then it will be slightly cheaper but if you buy the kit in Pokhara or anywhere outside Kathmandu valley then it will be expensive. The trekking kit includes: –

  • Climbing Helmet:  climbing helmet will keep you safe and warm. Before buying a climbing, helmet makes sure that it fits you properly.
  • Climbing Boots: climbing boos will keep your feet safe and pain-free while walking on the rocky trail. It will also help you to walk faster
  • Crampons: since the trail to Mera peak will be snowy, crampons will help you to talk and climb the peak easily.
  • Ice ax: It is an important thing that you must have while climbing Mera peak. His will help to climb the peak easily.
  • Others: trekking kit includes much other trekking equipment’s like Climbing Harness, Ascending device, Descending device, Gloves, Prussik loop, and Tape sling, etc.
Do I need to have a climbing permit for this trek?

Of course, you will need to have a climbing permit before climbing Mera peak. you will need to get at least two trekking permits before trekking including Sagarmatha national park permit and local area permit. You can easily make these permits on the tourism board Kathmandu and Pokhara. if you are trekking with a particular trekking company then they will arrange the permit.

Is Mera peak a dangerous climb?

The altitude of Mera peak is the highest among all the trekking peaks in Nepal. As mentioned above oxygen level is least on the top of Mera peak. Due to the extreme weather condition and low oxygen levels, people also tend to become ill during the trek. because of this people also said to trek or higher altitude places before trekking Mera peak.

 

You should take proper acclimation during the trek and slower the pace of your trek. since the past year the glacier in Mera each is constantly changing so, you should be aware of that.

 

What is the best time to trek to Mera peak?

 

Mera peak is very popular among trekkers in Nepal nowadays. Though you can climb Mera peak at any time of the year, there is some best time to trek Mera peak. The trail to Mera peak tends to be crowded during peak seasons like autumn and spring.

If you want to enjoy the clear view of mountains without any disturbance then you can trek during the month of autumn and spring season. But if you are a loner and want to avoid the crowded then you can trek during the winter and summer season. the weather condition of Mera peak becomes extreme during the winter season.


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  • Trekking Agency Association of Nepal
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