Mera Peak Climbing (6461m) is an adventure within the hidden areas of Khumbu and Inkhu valley. It lies to the east of Lukla and is as one of the highest trekking peaks of Nepal Himalayas.
Mera Peak Climbing
While Everest region sports numerous adventures, Mera Peak Climbing is one of the best. This trekking and peak climbing trip heads to one of the most celebrated peaks in Nepal to Mera Peak (6461m). You can climb the highest trekking peak in Nepal and enjoy the company of Sherpa culture on this trip. Similarly, the peak climbing trip explores the lower Khumbu Valley and Makalu Barun National Park along with views of the Everest ranges. All in all, the trip entertains with a mix of natural and cultural marvels.
- Enjoy the delightful scenery of the Everest Himalayas.
- Explore the lower Khumbu region and Makalu Barun National Park.
- Witness the Sherpa culture and lifestyle.
- Climb the highest peak climbing destination in Nepal, Mera Peak (6461m).
Mera Peak Climbing trip begins with your arrival in Kathmandu. Here, you stay for a day and prepare for the challenging trip in the days to come. Also, you can tour around the city to a few of the world heritage sites. Next, you fly to the Everest region on a short and scenic flight to Lukla. From here, the trek begins as you head south to Chutanga. Trekking along the Dudh Koshi River, the trip heads to Thuli Kharka before making way to Thangnak. Further, the trek enters the Makalu Barun National Park and climbs to the top of the Mera La Pass (5045m).
Then, the trek reaches the Mera Peak Base Camp which offers surreal views of the Everest and Charpate Himal ranges. Similarly, you will spend an extra day at the base camp, also known as Khare. Next, you ascend to the Mera High Camp and prepare for the final climb. The climb to the top of the Mera Peak (6461m) is a rather difficult affair and stretches across steep snowy terrain.
The top of the peak grants mesmerizing views of the mountains like Mt. Everest (8848m), Makalu (8485m), and Lhotse (8516m). Then, you descend back to the base camp and begin the return trek. The return trail crosses many Sherpa villages and climbs the Zatrwa La Pass (4610m). Finally, you return to Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu.
Itinerary for Mera Peak Climbing
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport 1,340 m and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: At Kathmandu with options for tour and climb preparations.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,820 m (30 mins) and trek to Chutanga 3,030 m – 04 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Thuli-Kharka 4,300 m – 06 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Thangnak 4,356 m -06 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Khare / Mera Peak Base Camp 5,045 m – 04 hrs.
Day 07: At Khare for acclimatization with Pre-Climbing Training.
Day 08: Climb Mera High Camp 5,780 m – 04 hrs.
Day 09: Ascent of Mera Peak 6,461 m/ 21,190 ft back to Khare – 08 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Kothe 3,600 m – 06 hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Thuli-Kharka 4,300 m – 05 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Chutanga via Zatrwa La pass 4,610 m – 06 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Lukla – 04 hrs and transfer into a lodge.
Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel with a free afternoon.
Day 15: International departure for homeward bound.
Mera Peak Climbing Difficulty
It is a challenging trip and the climbers should be extremely fit. Similarly, the climbers should prepare for the trip beforehand with proper exercises. Also, the autumn and spring seasons are the best times for the trip.
You are going to be on the lap of Himalayas. We will support you in case of emergencies and unfavorable conditions during the Mera Peak Climbing. Our guides and staffs are well-trained for these kinds of situations. So, you have to believe yourself and in us.
At Heaven Nepal Adventure, we are dedicated to providing the best services to our clients. Also, our team looks to cater to each and every need of these travelers in Nepal.
Your arrival in Kathmandu will be followed by a short drive to the hotel located in the heart of the city, Thamel. Your guide will be waiting for you at the hotel. He will brief you about the Mera Peak climbing trip in detail. Your guide will assess your current gear and equipment. In the meantime, he will procure the climbing permit on your behalf. You can head to explore the city or shop around Thamel for needed gear and equipment.
You will assess your gear and equipment before embarking on the trip. You must carry only the needed gear as the flight to Lukla only allows 12-15 kg of luggage on a person. If time permits, you’ll embark on a brief tour of the Kathmandu city. Accompanied by a tour guide, you will visit some of the most popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites inside the city. Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square are a few of the places you will visit during this tour. You can also choose to indulge in a wall-climbing activity to boost your stamina instead of touring the city. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Following a delicious breakfast at the hotel, you’ll drive towards Tribhuvan International Airport and embark on a scenic flight towards the Himalayan town of Lukla. It will be a short flight, and you will get to witness the beautiful aerial view of lush green hills and mountains in a distance. The scenic Mera Peak trek begins from Lukla town and takes a detour east of the main Everest Base Camp trail. The day will end at Chutanga village. You will walk past yak pastures and beautiful rhododendron forests en route to Chutanga village.
From Chutanga, the trail heads uphill towards Thuli-Kharka. The trek begins with a steep ascent of Kalo Himal Ridge in the Nau Lekh range. You’ll cross the Hinku valley and continue climbing up towards Zwatra La pass (4,600m). You will encounter a boulder slope towards the top. Enjoy the beautiful views of Karyolung and Lumding Himal in a distance. An hour-long downhill hike will take you to Thuli-Kharka. Overnight in Thuli-Kharka.
From Thuli-Kharka, the trail drops downhill through the rugged landscape. You reach a vantage point from where you can catch the beautiful view of the Mera Peak’s south face. The trail enters the deep alpine forest and crosses a beautiful rhododendron forest. You’ll encounter two different trails where one may lead to Kothe village. You’ll take a detour and head towards Thangnak village. The village sits in a wide U-shaped valley amidst the high mountains. The inhabitants of the village mostly indulge in rearing livestock.
The trail climbs along the rugged terrain and heads above the permanent snowline to snow moraines and crevasses towards Khare. The trail is generally filled with thick snow. You many find sparse settlements here on. You’ll continue towards the lateral moraine at Dig glacier and begin trekking uphill towards Dig Kharka. Catch the beautiful sight of Charpate Himal along the way. Begin climbing the snow moraines to advance toward the top ridge at Hinku Nup and Shar glacier. A short trek will take you to Khare valley. Catch the majestic sight of Mera peak’s north face in front of you.
It will be rather a quiet day today as you rest inside your tent, acclimatizing for the upcoming climb. Your guide will offer you hands-on tips on climbing the Mera peak. Your guide will offer you important lessons on how to best use your existing gears such as ropes, carabineers, ice-ax, and boots. Overnight in Khare.
After a hot breakfast, you’ll embark on a short trek towards Mera High Camp. The trail continues along the snow moraines towards Mera Base Camp. You’ll encounter a boulder-strewn steep trail that leads you towards Mera La Pass. It will be a difficult hike uphill towards the top of the Mera La Pass crossing to the other side to arrive at Mera High Camp. The site is marked by a large rock. Although a short ascent, it can prove to be a difficult job to cross through thick snow at such high altitudes. Catch the beautiful sights of the nearby mountains such as Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Chamlang peaks.
Today is the summit day. The day begins early as you get up at 2 am and have your breakfast. Hopefully, the weather is clear for you to start summiting the peak. The climb begins early morning –this helps to avoid bad weather at the time you reach the summit. Using the fixed ropes, you’ll begin climbing the snow and ice terrains. The steep trail rises until a section behind the ridge that brings you towards the summit. Here on, you will use ice-ax and crampon to climb the last section of the summit. From the summit of Mera Peak, you can enjoy the beautiful panorama of the Hinku valley and some of the highest peaks in the world such as Everest, Cho-Oyu, Lhotse, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Nuptse, Chamlang, and Baruntse. You’ll begin your journey down and continue trekking back to Khare village.
Leaving Khare, you’ll begin trekking through the snow and cross lush alpine forests to arrive at Thagnak village. Along the trail, you will pass through beautiful rhododendron forests. A short downhill trek will bring you to the cattle breeding village of Kothe.
From Kothe, you’ll begin climbing an uphill trail through lush rhododendron forests situated on the western front of Hinku valley. The short trek will lead you to Thuli-Kharka. Enjoy the majestic sights of Mera North, Mera Central, and Mera South face. Overnight in Thuli-Kharka.
You’ll exit the Hinku valley and begin trekking southwest towards Chutang village. A steep climb above Thuli-Kharka brings you directly to the top of Zatrwa La Pass. Catch the last glimpse of Hinku valley before heading towards Dudh Koshi valley. Following a short descent, you’ll continue through yak pastures to arrive at Chutang Village. Instead of continuing towards Lukla, you’ll take an overnight rest at Chutang.
On the last day of the trek, you’ll rather walk casually enjoying the beautiful surrounding. You will get to witness numerous yak pastures and small Sherpa settlements along the trail. Crossing the thick alpine forests, you’ll begin descending towards Lukla. Once in Lukla, you will check into the hotel. You can relax and enjoy the successful completion of the trek.
It’s time to bid farewell to the beautiful Everest region and the scenic mountains. An early morning flight from Lukla will bring you back to Kathmandu. Catch the breathtaking aerial view of the valleys below. After some rest at your hotel in Kathmandu, you can shop for souvenirs at Thamel. In the evening, you will enjoy a lavish farewell dinner in one of the typical Nepalese-styled restaurants.
After the wonderful moment spent during the 15 Day of Mera Peak Climbing Journey, Bid farewell to your guide, staff, and hotel as you make your way towards the airport. A short drive through the bustling city will take you to the airport and you’ll catch your flight back home.