Mera Peak Climbing

Mera Peak Climbing - 18 days

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Duration
18 days
Max. Elevation
6441m
Group size
Min. 2 pax
Level
DIFFICULT
Transportation
Private Car/Van, Flight
Best Season
September to November March to May
Accomodation
  • 4 Nights 3* Hotel
  • 9 Nights Best Available Teahouse
  • 4 Nights Single Tented Camp
Meals
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • All meals are included during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
Starts at
Lukla
Ends at
Lukla
Trip Route
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Highlights

    • Start with an exploration of Kathmandu valley- the city with history and rich in cultural aspects.
    • Take a scenic flight to Lukla- the gateway to Mount Everest. 
    • Explore the vibrant Sherpa villages and get to know about their unique cultures and traditions. 
    • Get the chance to encounter some of the endangered species on the planet. 
    • Collect the best views of the Himalayas including Mount Everest. 
    • Create lifetime experiences with A1 Trek. 

Mera Peak Climbing 

Mera Peak Climbing is a popular trekking peak located in the remote Himalayan region of Nepal. It is the main and highest trekking peak in Nepal, standing at 6,476 meters (21,247 feet). Located in the Mahalangur Himal, in the Khumbu region of Nepal, Mera Peak is a popular destination for trekkers and mountaineers.

Mera Peak offers spectacular views of some of the highest mountains in the world, including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Cho-Oyu, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga. The trek to Mera Peak is considered to be of moderate difficulty and is ideal for those with some experience in trekking and mountaineering.

The trek starts from Lukla, a small mountain village in the Khumbu region, and follows the classic route of the Everest Base Camp Trek. From Lukla, the trek winds up through a number of small villages and passes, including Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Thangnak, and Kothe. The trek then continues at high-altitude altitude Mera La Pass, where the views of the surrounding mountains become more spectacular.

The trek continues to Mera Peak Base Camp, where climbers can acclimatize and prepare for the summit. The summit of Mera Peak is technically straightforward but requires good physical fitness and experience in mountaineering. The usual route to the summit is up the North-West Ridge, which is a steep snow and ice climb.

Mera Peak is a great option for those looking for a challenging trek in the Himalayas, with the reward of spectacular views of some of the highest mountains in the world.

Mera Peak Route 

The trek to the peak starts from Lukla, a small village located in the Khumbu region. From Lukla, trekkers will head north to Chutanga in the Khumbu region. From Chutanga, trekkers will cross the Zatrwa La pass and reach Thuli Kharka, where they will spend the night. The next day, trekkers will head to Khare and then to Tangnag. From Tangnag, trekkers will climb to the base camp of Mera Peak. 

The climb to the summit of Mera Peak is technically challenging and requires a bit of technical knowledge. Climbers will need to make sure they are adequately prepared and equipped before attempting the climb. Once at the summit, climbers will be rewarded with stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. 

The trek to Mera Peak is a rewarding experience for those who love adventure and are looking for an unforgettable experience. The trek is suitable for those who have some experience in trekking and mountaineering. It is important to remember that the trek can be dangerous and unpredictable, so it is important to be adequately prepared before embarking on the journey.   

Best Time to Climb 

The best time to climb Mera Peak depends on a variety of factors and ultimately, your own preferences. Generally speaking, the best time for trekking and climbing Mera Peak is from late March to early May and from late September to early December.

If you are looking to experience the best possible weather conditions for your Mera Peak climb, then the months of April and October are the ideal times to go. During this time, the temperatures are warmer, with the days being sunny and the nights being colder. Additionally, the best views of the surrounding mountains can be seen during these months.

For those who are looking for a more challenging climb, the months of May and November are the best times to attempt Mera Peak. This is because the weather is more unpredictable and the conditions can be quite difficult. Nevertheless, the views are still stunning and the sense of accomplishment at the end of the climb is immense.

No matter when you choose to climb Mera Peak, it is important to remember that the mountain should be taken seriously and the necessary precautions should be taken before and during the climb. Make sure to bring the right clothing and equipment and to be prepared for the various weather conditions that may be encountered. 

Difficulty 

The difficulty of the Mera Peak climb depends on the route taken and the conditions experienced. The most common route is via the Mera La pass, which is considered to be a Grade 2 trek, meaning it is generally considered to be a medium-to-hard trek. The route is quite technical and requires a good level of fitness, as well as proper equipment and experience.

The climb can also be more difficult depending on the conditions. For example, if the weather is bad, with high winds and snow, or if the snow levels are higher than usual, then the climb can become much more difficult.

The climb is also more difficult if you attempt to summit in winter, as the weather can be extremely cold and the snow can be treacherous. In addition, you will need to have the right clothing and equipment to cope with extreme conditions.

Overall, the Mera Peak climb is a challenging and rewarding experience that is suitable for all levels. However, it is important to be aware of the potential difficulty and to be properly prepared for the climb. 

Accommodation 

Accommodation for climbers of Mera Peak can range from comfortable hotels and lodges to basic camping. For those looking for a more luxurious experience, there is a wide range of hotels and resorts available in the area. Many of these resorts offer amenities such as private rooms, hot showers, and meals.

Camping is the most popular way to experience the mountain and the surrounding scenery. There are a number of well-maintained campsites available for climbers, located at various elevations along the route. The campsites offer basic amenities such as toilets, running water, and fire pits. 

For those who are looking for a more secluded experience, there are a number of remote lodges available in the area. These lodges offer basic amenities such as beds and meals, but can also provide additional services such as guides, porters, and transportation. 

No matter what type of accommodation you choose while climbing Mera Peak, you are sure to have an unforgettable experience. From the breathtaking views of the Himalayas to the sense of accomplishment, you feel after reaching the summit, Mera Peak is an experience you will never forget. 

Meals for Mera peak  

Meals on Mera Peak are freshly prepared and tailored to your needs. As part of the package, you can choose to enjoy a variety of cuisines, including Nepali, Indian, Chinese, and Tibetan. All meals are included and are cooked in hygienic conditions, using fresh ingredients. Breakfast is taken in the lodge, while lunch and dinner are served in a dining area. A range of snacks and drinks are also provided throughout the day. 

Mera peak climbing Cost 

The cost of climbing Mera Peak can vary depending on the season, the size of your group, and the type of guide or Expedition Company you choose. Generally, the cost of a Mera Peak expedition can range from $2500 to $6999 per person in 2023 and 2024. 

The cost of a Mera Peak expedition typically includes guide fees, permits, accommodations, meals, and transportation to and from the mountain. The cost of mountain climbing gear and equipment is not usually included, so you should factor that into your budget. 

It’s important to choose an experienced, trustworthy guide or expedition company to ensure a safe and successful climb. Paying more for an experienced guide may cost more upfront, but it will save you money in the long run. 

The cost of a Mera Peak expedition also depends on the season. The peak climbing season is between April and May, and between October to November. During these months, the mountain is more accessible, and the risk of avalanches and other hazards is lower. The cost of climbing in these months is typically higher than in the off-season. 

Finally, the cost of a Mera Peak expedition also depends on the size of your group. The larger the group, the cheaper the cost, as you can divide the cost of guide fees and other expenses among more people. 

No matter your budget, climbing Mera Peak is an unforgettable experience. And with the right guide and Expedition Company, you can be sure of a safe and successful climb.

Important Note

As per the Itinerary can customize as your need and the primary piece of gear for day hiking is about 15/20 Liter. you can keep your personal belongings in this bag.

Trip Itinerary

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu international airport, the a1trek representative welcomes you and will help you to transfer to the hotel. You can then take a good rest in the hotel. Later you can explore around yourself if interested. 

  • Food: not included.
  • Accommodation: at a 3-star category hotel on a twin/double sharing basis. 

Go for Kathmandu valley sightseeing to explore the historical and cultural city. The sightseeing is dedicated to exploring four of the UNESCO world heritage listed sites of Kathmandu valley. Those four sites include- Kathmandu durbar square, Soyambhunath, Boudhanath, and Pashupatinath.

After the sightseeing, you can then focus on the trek preparation. You can hire or buy the necessary equipment in Thamel. In the evening, you will be meeting your guide for the trip meeting. 

  • Food: Breakfast Included.
  • Accommodation: at a 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis. 

With an early morning flight, you will be getting to Lukla- the gateway to Everest. At Lukla, you will be meeting you rest of the trip members before starting the trek. Then from Lukla, you will be taking the route east to get Chutanga for the night.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

Start the day with a delicious breakfast, the route first leads to the ridge line that separates Khumbu and Hinku valley. From there you will be trekking east towards the beautiful Inku valley. The route then gets tougher to get passing the Zatrwa La pass above 4600 meters, with the excellent views of Dudh Koshi river valley and the exciting views of the mountains.  The route from the pass to Thuli Kharka is an easy descending way. Thuli Kharka is a summer pasture area. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

The route for the day is mostly downhill via the rhododendron and the pine forests. The greater views of Mera south face, Peak 43, and Kusum Kanguru are absolutely amazing. Kothe is a place for the night. You can enjoy the good views of the Himalayas from here. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

The trip continues towards the northeast, leaving the green vegetation behind. The walk for the day is an easy one through the pastures. First, you will be reaching Gondishung, the pasture area where you can house which are 200 years old. Walking further, you will be reaching Tagnag for the overnight.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

The trip resumes with the breakfast, the morning walk first climbs over the moraine path to Charpatti Lake, then gradually to Dig Kharka. Then a gradual hike finally takes you to Khare for the night. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

You will be spending an extra day in Khare for acclimatization. Khare is a beautiful place with the finest views of white hills. Enjoy the free day.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

Cross the Mera glacier then to an icy area for some walks, before getting to Mera Base Camp. Upon reaching Mera Base Camp you will have enough free time. Your guide will be taking you for some climbing preparation. Then after, enjoy the supreme views of the High Himalayas. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a tented camp.

A short day, start the day with breakfast. Then take the steps towards the high camp for the night. Upon arriving at high camp, you can take a rest. Whereas, your guide will be preparing for the next. He will be making sure that everything is well set for the summit day.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a tented camp 

The day to reach the destination, you will be starting early morning. The climb to the top is not much technical but safety measures should be followed. Your guide will be briefing regarding the route and the measures before making the final shot. Upon reaching the top, you can collect the best views of mountains which includes Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho- Oyu, and the way towards Mt. Kanchenjunga the eastern horizon, and even more.  You will be then retracing back to base camp for the night. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a tented camp.

The reserved day is for bad or unfavorable weather conditions. If everything goes well then, no contingency day is needed. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a tented camp. 

After experiencing a fantastic climb of Mera peak, you will now start your route back to Lukla. With several ups and downs and excellent views and the happiness of successful climbing, you will be trekking back to Khothay for the night. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

From Khothay, you will further be trekking back to Thuli Kharka for the night. Walking through the hills and pastures, the walking is an interesting walk. You will be spending the night at Thuli Kharka.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

On the final day of the trek, you will be further trekking back to Lukla for the night. At Lukla, you can enjoy the farewell dinner with your porters and other helping crews. You will be spending your night at a local teahouse.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

After collecting all the greatest memories of the trek, today you will be flying back to Kathmandu. From Kathmandu airport, you will be transferred to the hotel where you can take a relaxing rest. 

  • Food: Breakfast Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis.

You can take an entire day resting in Kathmandu. You can also go to the spa or massages to give some relief to your tired body. You can also do some shopping in Thamel or if you are interested to explore the historical places you can ask to do a tour like a world heritage site. 

  • Food: Breakfast Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis.


With all the finest memories, today you will be flying to your next destination. Our representative will be transferred to Kathmandu airport. With the hope to see you again in Nepal, we will be saying bye for this time. 

  • Food: Breakfast Included. 
  • Accommodation: not included. 

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Includes

    • Airport pick up and drop off by a private vehicle 
    • Hotel in Kathmandu at a 3-star category hotel on a twin/double sharing basis. 
    • Private vehicle and guide during Kathmandu valley sightseeing. 
    • All the entrance fees, and the permits needed for the trip. 
    • Domestic flight (Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu). 
    • An experienced English-speaking guide and his all expenses during the trekking.
    • Porter(s) during the trekking and their all expenses.
    • Food (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trekking 
    • Teahouse accommodation during the trekking. 
    • Guide and porter insurance. 
    • All the government taxes and the company service charge. 

Doesn't Include

    • International airfare.
    • Travel insurance 
    • Nepal visa fees 
    • Food in Kathmandu. 
    • Extra charges of WIFI, hot shower, boiled water, and electricity to charge the devices during the trekking.
    • Laundries and beverages 
    • Anything that is not mentioned in the inclusion list.

Complimentary

    Trekking Map,  Welcome and welfare Dinner in Nepali cultural dance shows restaurant, a1trek company logo print T-shirt, and Trekking Certificate of a1trekking company name with a stamp.  

Frequently Asked Questions

Not exactly, Mera Peak is one of the high climbing peaks but not the tallest. The highest trekking peak is Chulu East Peak at 6,584 m / 21,727 feet, and Mera Peak is 6,461 m /21,190 feet.

Mera Peak is located within the high Khumbu region of Everest area, around the hidden valley of Hinku. The trek leads on off the beaten trails, seldom used by climbers and mountaineers. On their to Mera Peak and Baruntse Himal climb as well to cross high Amphu Labtsa-La Pass. Situated around remote Far East of Khumbu and South of Mt. Everest, and away from main busy trekking trails. 

After leaving the Lukla town, there are no facilities for electricity trekking within pure mountain wilderness. There are few temporary settlements only, might have solar energy power for minimum use. On Mera Peak trek and climb either the group has to pay extra for a small portable generator. One can carry a small portable solar power which can be hung on top of a backup. To catch maximum sun power during the day walks and charge in the evening at camp. 

Mera Peak trek and climb is camping throughout the trip till it ends at Lukla.

The area on route Mera Peak around Hinku valley falls on remote corners of Khumbu. Where walks lead on off the beaten tracks, away from mainstream trekking trails and villages. Only a few places with temporary settlements at Thagnak, but not a good lodge for overnight accommodation and food.

For Mera Peak, all camping gear and food are carried for the whole trek and climb. Have a separate unit of kitchen tents with expert camping cooks and kitchen staff, to cook and serve for the members. The tents are spacious for two people, having a toilet and dining tents. The food is healthy and hygienic cooked in kerosene stoves or LPG cooking gas. Not using firewood is committed to Responsible Tourism and Eco-Trekking saving the greens from deforestation.

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