Mera Peak Climbing

Mera Peak Climbing

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  • Transportation
    Flight
  • Difficulty
    Challenging
  • Accomodation
    Lodge and Tent
  • Altitude
    6,476 m
  • Duration
    21 Days
  • Activities
    Climbing

Overview

Mera Peak, one of the famous and beautiful peaks of Nepal is located in the Makalu Barun National Park on upper Inkhu Valley which starts from Lukla and ends at the same place. The panoramic view seen from Mera High Camp is truly breathtaking and probably one of the best of its kind.

The climbing starts early in the morning and you can see a lovely view of Khumbu Valley while ascending. The view from the summit is one of the finest in the Himalayas with five spectacular 8,000 meter Peaks visible. Mt.Everest (8,848m), Cho Oyu (8,201m), Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,463m), Kanchenjunga (8,586m), and Nuptse (7,855m) as well, which makes your trip unforgettable.

Peak Difficulty

Mera Peak is an adventurous trek of the Khumbu region

As you trek to a higher altitude, You might have some difficulty in breathing. The amount of Oxygen becomes thinner as you walk up to a higher altitude, so you may also face Acute Mountain Sickness.

The difficulty increases if you trek during the monsoon season. During the monsoon, there are heavy rainfalls which makes the trail muddy and Slippery. You need to be careful with your Steps. Therefore, it is best to avoid trekking there in the Monsoon if you are a beginner. If you are a well-experienced trekker, then you are sure to enjoy any season.

Brief Itinerary Mera Peak:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.
Day 02: In Kathmandu to prepare for trekking
Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trek to Punya
Day 04: Paiya to Pangkongma (6-7 hours)
Day 05: Pangkongma to Nashing Dingma (4-5 hours)
Day 06: Nashing Dingma to Cholima (5-6 hours)
Day 07: Cholima to Khola Kharka (6-7 hours)
Day 08: Khola Karka to Kothey (5-6 hours)
Day 09- Kothey to Tangnag (4-5 hours)
Day 10- Acclimatization and Rest Day at Tangnag.
Day 11- Tangnag to Khare (4 hours)
Day 12- Trek to Mera La (5,415 meters) and Base Camp (5,300m) for 5 hours.
Day 13- Climb Base Camp to High Camp (5,800 meters) for 5 hours.
Day 14- Summit to Mera Peak and then return to Khare (10 hours).
Day 15- Spare day in case of bad weather. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 16- Khare to Khothey (5-6 hours).
Day 17- Kothe to Chhatare La(5- 6 hour).
Day 18- Chhatare La Tshutanga (5 hours)
Day 19: Tshutanga to Lukla (4-5 hours)
Day 20- Thirty-five-minute flight to Kathmandu from Lukla early in the morning.
Day 21- Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure

 

Itinerary

Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu.

After your arrival, our airport representative will assist you further with warm hospitality and transfer to the hotel.

Day 02In Kathmandu to prepare for trekking

Today, you will be taken to the trekking office and given short briefing about the trekking and then you can prepare for the trekking.

Day 03Fly to Lukla and trek to Punya

On the third day, we will take an early flight to Lukla(35minutes flight) and then trek to Punya which takes around 4-5 hours.

Day 04Paiya to Pangkongma (6-7 hours)

From here the trails is goes through jungle, gently ascend and gets on top of Kare la from where you can see some parts of the Khumbu region. From here the trails constantly descends down through jungle with the nice views of countryside about 2 hours and then climbs up through a small village. At the end of the day, we will get to Pangkongma and stay a night there.

Day 05 Pangkongma to Nashing Dingma (4-5 hours)

After having spent a night there, the way climbs up approximately 2 hours and then descends down through sibuche village with the picturesque scenery of Mera peak, crosses a stream through a long suspension bridge. From here the trails climbs up through a small village and jungle and finally arrives at Gaikharka. We spend overnight there

Day 06Nashing Dingma to Cholima (5-6 hours)

On the next day, we starts our journey after breakfast. The trails is flat at the beginning and then climbs up through small jungle and arrives at a small village called Chhada kharka from where the ways departs to Arun valley and Mera peak. From here the route ascends through pasture and jungle with the view of Arun valley trek and finally arrives at Cholima where we spend a night.

Day 07Cholima to Khola Kharka (6-7 hours)

Cholima is a small place where only few lodges are available. From here the trails ascends through bush with the smell of himalyan incense. This day is one of the difficult day due to high and uphill. After 4 hours of ascending, the way goes through rocky trail and crosses the Five holy pond which is called Panch Pokhari in Nepali Language. It has its own religious values and finally arrives at Khola Kharka and spend a night there.

Day 08Khola Karka to Kothey (5-6 hours)

From here, the trails again climbs up first,then descends down through rock trail and finally arrives at Kothe where we spend a night

Day 09Kothey to Tangnag (4-5 hours)

We climb up the Hinku valley through summer pastures, near Lungsamba the valley narrows wedged between the Kusum Kangru 6369 meters and the west summit of Mera Peak 6255 meters.

Day 10Acclimatization and Rest day at Tangnag.

Spending a day here in order to acclimatize and adjust to the thinning of the air

Day 11Tangnag to Khare (4 hours)

Climb up along the lateral moraine of the Dig Glacier, providing interesting views of the Mera Peak.

Day 12 Trek to Mera La (5415meters) and Base Camp (5300m) 5 hours.

Progressing along the snowy glacier, we approach the pass the slope becomes steep. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 13 Climb Base Camp to High Camp (5800meters) 5 hours.

One of the best parts of the trek. Stunning panoramas of giant mountains rising above 7000meters, among the highest on earth: Chamlang (7290meters), Makalu (8475meters) and Baruntse (7220meters) to the east, Everest (8848meters), Lhotse (8501meters) and Nuptse to the north. Continuing westward the peaks of Ama Dablam, Cho Oyo (8153meters) and Kantega fill our view. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 14 Summit to Mera peak and then return to Khare (10 hours).

Start early in the morning depending on the weather condition.

Day 15Spare Day

Spare day in case of bad weather. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 16Khare to Khothey (5-6 hours).

Leaving the mountains behind us our descent takes us through Tangnag before continuing back to Khothey and spend a night there.

Day 17Kothe to Chhatare La(5- 6 hour).

From here the trails slowly climbs up through pine forest with the superb views of Mera Peak and green side of the hilly region and finally arrives at Chhatare La where we spend a night.

Day 18Chhatare La Tshutanga (5 hours)

Today, the way is uphill at the beginning and then crosses Chhatare La and descends down to Tshutanga which takes around 4 to 5 hours and we spend a night there

Day 19Tshutanga to Lukla (4-5 hours)

This is last day of our trek. From here the we descend down to Lukla through dense forest of pine and finally gets to Lukla where we celebrate the last day of our successful trek with guide and porters.

Day 20Fly to Kathmandu

Thirty five minutes flight to Kathmandu from Lukla early in the morning. Enjoying your last glimpse of the mountains you have recently visited for one last time on the 35 minute Scenic flight back to Kathmandu. On arrival in Kathmandu we are met and transferred back to our starting hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 21Final Drop to Airport

Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure. The trip ends, our Airport Representative will drop you to the Kathmandu international airport for your flight departure from Nepal.

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Includes/Excludes

What's included?

  • Trips with Himalayn Abode Travel include the following in their prices:
  • Arrival and depature transfers
  • 3 nights, 4 Star hotel accomodation in Kathmandu (based on twin share prices)
  • 16 night, Lodge style accomodation (based on twin share prices)
  • 2 nights camping
  • All meals during trek (B,L,D)
  • Welcome dinner and dance
  • Kathmandu sightseeing tour and entrance fees (Bodanath and Monkey Temple)
  • All transportation including internal flights (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu)
  • All trekking permits
  • Local leader, Trek guide, porterage (including their insurance and support clothes)
  • Meals listed

What's excluded?

  • International flights
  • Airport depature taxes
  • Visa fees
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Meals not listed
  • Drinks (soft and hard drinks)
  • Optional tours/activites
  • Camera fees
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Personal equipment*
  • *Jackets, sleeping bags, fleeces, gloves, walking sticks and all other nessecary trekking gear can be purchased in Kathmandu at a discounted price. All gear is of a high standard and quality.

Reviews

Me and my mother had a wonderful time in nepal thanks to Nabin and his travel agency. I can highly recommend him and his service to every nepal interested traveller.
Name: Sibylle Schreiber
Address: Eichenberg
Country: Germany
Email: [email protected]

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