An adventure on top one of the highest trekking peaks of Nepal Himalayas .
No-shopping | Group Tour
Mera Peak Climb, one of the highest trekking peaks of the Nepal Himalayas towers high at 6,461 m /21,190 feet. Located eastern rim of Khumbu and Everest region and on route to Makalu and Baruntse Himal.An exciting adventure off the beaten tracks, away from the main flow of trekkers, and human habitation for two weeks. The walk leads to absolute wilderness towards high rocky hills, snow peaks, and lovely forested areas around Hinku hidden valley. Amazing country to explore in the less ventured region of the high Khumbu region, enclosed by giant snow-capped peaks.The adventure leads from lush green forest to arid and barren terrain around remorseless fields of ice and glaciers. Enjoy the perfect tranquil surroundings in the close harmony of the serene nature of high mountains and snow-clad peaks.The area around Hinku valley is seldom visited by a few trekkers and adventurers for the climb of Mera Peak. As well for adventurous and challenging trek traversing from Hinku to Hongu valley and towards Imjatse Valley on route Everest.Truly a great adventure to experience with a climb of high Mera Peak around remote corners of Khumbu and the Everest region.Mera Peak Climb’s grade is ‘F’ which means “Facial Easy”, a non-technical peak. However, all members should be well equipped and physical as well mentally fit for an arduous climb to the summit. The grading comes from renowned French and Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification Systems, which is popular on smaller-scale mountaineering climbs.Due to the nature of the harsh surrounding terrain, the climb can be quite strenuous. Although Mera Peak is one of the easiest peaks to climb in comparison to other trekking peaks. But it is also one of the tallest peaks to challenge, where one climbs with minimum climbing gear.Having well acclimatized and in good physical shape, one can enjoy the climb on snowy ridges. Reaching Mera Peak summit facing a breathtaking panorama of the surrounding giant mountain range, overlooking views of Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse peaks. Includes views as far as Mt. Makalu to Mt. Kanchenjunga on the far eastern horizon.After a great victory and triumph and feeling high on top of Nepal’s one of the highest trekking peaks. A safe descent brings you to Mera Base Camp at Khare and then on the return journey to Lukla.A lovely walk reaching back into the forest of birch, rhododendron, and pine trees heading past Thagnak and Thuli-Kharka. The last steep climb to the high ridges of Naulekh or Kalo Himal crossing Zatwar-La pass above 4,800 m high.The high ridges of Naulekh form the boundary between Dudh Kosi valley and hidden Hinku valley. A long downhill to Chutanga and then back at Lukla for the last overnight halt around the Khumbu and Everest region.A sweeping panoramic flight brings you to Kathmandu, after an overwhelming adventure of a lifetime experience on Mera Peak Climb.
Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
On first arrival at Kathmandu and Nepal International Airport received by our guide and staff with traditional greetings. Taking care of your baggage, and then a short drive to the hotel, located in the heart of a city near the exciting areas at Thamel. Check into your lovely rooms, after getting refreshed from the Jet-Lag, join in with other members for group briefing. Provided by your guide or Group Leader, offering information regarding the trek, climbing and tented camping as well of local lodge.The guide provides information on local culture with do’s and don’ts, evening a group welcome dinner in a nice authentic Nepali Restaurants. Entertains the environment with folk cultural program as introduction to Nepalese heritage and culture.
Day 2Tour of Kathmandu heritage sites of great interest.
Having hearty breakfast, at given time our city and cultural guide will receives you at the hotel. A short drive to the hub of Kathmandu city, for exciting tour of old Durbar Square / Palace Courtyard. The area is teemed with life and activities, a great way to soak into Nepalese cultures. Visiting historical and religious monuments listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites most of the ancient buildings.After an interesting time at Durbar Square, a short drive to Nepal’s most important landmark, the Swayambhunath Stupa of more than 2,600 years old history. A Buddhist monument tucked on a hill top west of the city, from here visit the Hindu holy temple of Pashupatinath. The tour continues to large dome Stupa of Bouddhanath, as well known as ‘Little Tibet’. A great place to enjoy the tour of the world’s largest Stupa with all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha.Enjoying the day tour, transfer back to hotel rest of the afternoon preparation for the trek and climb to Mera Peak.
Day 3Fly to Lukla 2, 846 m and trek to Chutanga 3,020 m - 04 hrs.
Morning transfer to Kathmandu domestic air-terminal for early flight to Lukla, as time to board in a small aircraft. The plane heads east facing superb panorama of Himalaya range of peaks with Mt. Everest, then landing at Lukla airport.
A moderate town, at Lukla having time for refreshing morning break, and getting organized for first day walk. After our staff and guides takes care of the baggage and camping gears which will be carried by strong porters.Leaving Lukla, heading north east on least visited areas by only few groups of trekkers and adventurers. A pleasant walk into cool forest of tall rhododendron, pines and fir tree lines, and then reaching Chutanga. Our camping site amidst beautiful forest surrounding, a place with few small huts and shelters.
Day 4Trek to Thuli-Kharka 4,300 m-06 hrs.
Start the morning with steep climb on rocky ridges for more than an hour, having small rest in between. Then finally reaching on top of Naulekh or Kalo Himal, facing grand views of Lukla town and the runways. As well of Dudh Koshi and surrounding peaks of Kwangde and Numbur Himal towards south, walk leads over Zatwar-La pass. Crossing above 4,700 m high passes and then a long descent to Thuli-Kharka within a forested area for overnight camp.
Day 5Trek to Kothe 3,600 m -05 hrs.
From Thuli-Kharka onwards entering the hidden valley of Hinku, on less visited areas by main flow of trekkers. Walk leads on pleasant winding trail amidst lovely forest of rhododendron, oaks, pines and fir trees. A nice walk of more than 4 hours to Kothey, a nice spot and temporary small settlement of cattle herder.Overnight camp is set on a grassy meadow within tall tree lines with time for rest and to enjoy the views.
Day 6Trek to Thagnak 4,356 m - 05 hrs.
An interesting walks in the heart of hidden areas of Hinku valley, morning trail leads to a wide open land. Around cattle herder temporary summer grazing shelters of huts, the cross a small bridge to Gondishung. A place with an interesting more than two hundreds old small Gompa or monastery, which is more of a shrine. In early days a retreat and meditation or hermitage spot for many monks and priests. From here walk for another hour to Thagnak, our overnight camping site. A small temporary settlement, at present having few tea houses and a small lodge for individual trekkers and porters.A lovely place on a grassy field for overnight camping surrounded by hills with views of high towering snow peaks.
Day 7Rest day at Thagnak for acclimatization and hike.
A perfect place and altitude of 4,356 meters high for a rest and acclimatization day, before heading towards higher elevation. Enjoy the day with short hike around its high view point, catching stunning mountain scenery.Facing grand views of Peak 43 rises high at 6,769 meters with glimpse of Mera Peak in the east.
Day 8Trek to Khare (Mera Base Camp) 5,045 m- 04 hrs.
After a pleasant rest day at Thagnak, then heading towards our ultimate destination towards Mera Peak. Morning walk leads on moderate path, walking of four hours facing grand views, that surrounds the Hinku valley.Then our route leads beyond the tree lines heading towards a moraine close to a dam of Charpatti Tal. A four sided or a square shaped glacial lake, as climb starts over cairns and rocky moraine. As walk continues facing views of the lake, then uphill for a short hours. The trail leads downhill to a large pasture field at Dig Kharka. From here walk across a big boulder strewn with high ridges to reach Khare, where our overnight camp is set. Khare the base camp for Mera Peak climb, within a dramatic landscapes of rocky terrain. Surrounded by high cliffs and snow peaks close to the bottom of Mera Peak.
Day 9At Khare pre-climbing and acclimatization.
Enjoy another wonderful time at base camp, here our guide will provide some climbing practice on rocks and ice walls. A little away from the camp, and offers related information for the Mera Peak climb. Rest of the day preparation for the big day to summit one of the highest trekking peaks of Nepal.
Day 10Climb to Mera High Camp 5,780 m / 18,958 feet - 04 hrs.
The day gets closer for the final events, leaving the base camp for high advance camp. Normally most climbers and trekkers makes to the summit from base camp. But the best safe, successful way is adding one more camp which will make the climb much shorter and accessible. Start the climb from the base camp heading higher across Mera La towards High Camp. After hours of hard and tough walks reaching the High Camp, the tents are fixed on best available level ground.Afternoon at leisure rest to preserve energy for next early long climb and descent. At High Camp our guides will scout the route of climb, although a non-technical peak to climb. Where all climbers needs to be well equipped as per the instruction and advice of the guide.
Day 11Climb Mera Peak summit 6,461 m /21,190 feet back to Khare-08 hrs.
The main highlight of the adventure, leaving the camp before crack of dawn, following our lead guide. As walk leads over a snowy slopes avoiding few deep crevices, as climb continues having few stops. Then finally the strenuous climbs reaches atop Mera Peak summit, taking a rest to allow mind and body to relax.Enjoy the superb panorama of Mid-Eastern Himalaya range with Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu and Mt. Cho-Oyu. As far towards Makalu and Mt. Kanchenjunga. After a blissful and exciting moments descend safely on the same route back to base camp.
Day 12Trek to Thagnak 4,356 m - 05 hrs.
Departure from the base camp, clearing and carrying all the garbage, leaving nothing only your footprints. Walk to Thagnak on the same route past Charpatti Tal / Lake, and then back within vegetation and tree lines.Reaching Thagnak for pleasant overnight stop, after a great climb and trek to Mera Peak.
Day 13Trek to Thuli-Kharka - 06 hrs.
Retrace the journey following the same route through lovely woods and past few cattle herder summer grazing areas. Overnight camp on a nice grassy meadow, as well the last day around Hinku valley.
Day 14Trek to Chutanga via Zatwar-La pass 4,610 m - 05 hrs.
Start the morning early after a good breakfast, a steep climb up to Kalo Himal or Naulekh. Adventure leads over Zatwar-La Pass facing tremendous views of surrounding high snow-capped peaks with Dudh Kosi River green valley.A steep descent brings you amidst dense tree lines at Chutanga for last overnight in tented camp before Lukla.
Day 15Trek to Lukla 2, 846 m - 04 hours.
Last day of the adventure, enjoy the morning walk with short down and ups to Lukla. A lovely walk on moderate altitude of below 3,000 m, Lukla for final overnight halt around Khumbu and Everest region. At Lukla for lunch and overnight stop, with time to browse the town of Lukla.
Day 16Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu with afternoon free at leisure.
An early breakfast, with short walk to Tenzing & Hillary airport terminal in Lukla, as plane arrive from Kathmandu. Board on the small aircraft for swift short flight back to Kathmandu, and then transfer to the hotels.Rest of the day at leisure and for individual activities and shopping souvenirs of Nepal.
Day 17Free day as contingency and for individual activities.
Reserved as contingency day, in case of flight delay or cancelation in Lukla due to unfavorable weather condition. Might occurs sometime, if all goes well as per the itinerary enjoy the full day in Kathmandu relaxing and recalling the memories of wonderful adventure to Mera Peak climb and trekking. As well join in for another tour to Patan and Bhaktapur, worth a visit.
Day 18International departure for homeward bound.
Your last day in Kathmandu and Nepal, as per your international flight time our staff transfer you to the airport. Then bid farewell to guide and staff as you enter the airport terminal for homeward bound flight, after a marvelous adventure on Mera Peak Climb.
The flight to Lukla and back to Kathmandu, where flight can be delayed or might get postponed for next morning. Due to unfavorable weather conditions around mountainous region of Himalayas, can happen sometimes even in best time of the season. If the situation arise please bear with us, the company will try its best within our limit and control.
Enjoy the exciting adventure climb on top of classic and high Mera Peak.
A great wonderful climb on one of the highest trekking peaks of Nepal Himalayas.
Adventure away from main busy trail of Everest around remote isolated region.
Walk amidst beautiful forest of rhododendron, pine, firs and juniper tree lines.
Scenic views and enjoyable moments from the start to the end of trek and climb .
Short Trek Profile
Tourist standard to *** Hotels in Kathmandu in lodges where available on treks with tented camping.
Moderate to Adventurous walks.
F ‘Facial Easy’ as French / Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification.
Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu, exciting flights, scenic walks and adventurous climb.
13 Nights & 14 Days from Lukla to Lukla.
Lukla after flying in from Kathmandu.
In Lukla for last overnight stop.
Lukla-Phakding-Namche-Thyangboche-Dingboche- Lobuche and Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp.
17 Nights & 18 Days from arrival to departure.
The best seasons for Mera Peak Climb and treks are in spring and autumn/fall however one can visit nearly all year round, except for the wet monsoon time of July and August.The main flow and high season are spring starting from March to May, where days are longer with enough sun-light hours. The right season is when wildflowers are in seasonal bloom, especially the rhododendron of various species from tall trees to shorter bushes.Morning and late afternoon till night time is cold from 3,000 m above, chances of light rain and snow-fall sometimes.The next best season is autumn/fall, the high time for trekking around the Himalayas. Most days are crystal clear for scenic walks and best views, but short days due to sun-light hours. Can be much colder from late afternoon till the next morning before the sun hits the area. Chances of snow-fall sometimes from
3,000 m high.
What to Expect
Nepal is a country of the world’s highest mountain range known as the Himalayas, where 80 % of landscapes are covered by hills. As well as greater ridges and mountains, where one can expect walking ups and downhill.The only flat land of the country is located south, which extends from the Far East to the Far West of Nepal. The low land is known as the Terai belt, of sub-tropical climate, the country with most mid and high hills. The people around the hills, especially around the high Khumbu and Everest region populated by the highlanders of the Himalayas.The Sherpa of Everest, interwoven with Buddhism religions and heritage culture, is similar to their Tibetan predecessors. Every house is adorned with prayer flags and villages have religious monuments and prayer walls.The hills are lined with beautiful forests lined with rhododendron, oaks, hemlocks, pines, and fir trees. Higher up with Juniper and Birch trees, but soon gives away for short bushes and shrubs within rocky and windswept terrains.On Mera Peak trek and climb leaving the main town, villages for sheer wilderness with only few small settlements around. Lukla the main town the gateway to various adventures around high Khumbu area. Beside Lukla a small settlements of Chutanga and Thagnak, where walk leads on off the beaten tracks. Nepal has more than 60 ethnic groups and 70 native spoken languages, with a blend of Hindu and Buddhism religions.On this trek expect more uphill climbs with downhill walks, but with constant views of snow-capped peaks. Walking in complete mountain wilderness away from main village and off from mainstream trekking trails.
People with enough time in Nepal, can join in for various adventure sports activities. Paragliding, Ultra-Light Flight, Bungee Jumping, Zip Flyer,White water or scenic float Rafting. Other extension program is Mountain Biking for few days, and trip to Chitwan National Park for Wild-Life Safari.