Mera peak Climbing

Mera Peak Climbing From Khare
At a Glance
  • Duration14 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Difficulty Level Technical Challenging
  • Maximum Altitude6476m
  • ActivityPeak Climbing In Nepal
  • Group Size1-15
  • StartsKathmandu
  • EndsKathmandu
  • Best SeasonMarch To May And September To November
Mera peak Climbing Highlights
  • Summit the tallest trekking peak, Mera Peak
  • Breathtaking view of the highest mountains, including Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, and many more
  • Tented Overnight at the Mera Peak Base Camp
  • Staying alongside and experiencing the culture of Sherpa
  • An adrenal rushing flight to Hilary Tenzing Airport at Lukla
  • The secluded trail along the Khumbu Region 


The Mera Peak, located in the Mahalangur section of the Solukhumbu region in Nepal, is renowned as the highest trekking peak in the country. The Mera Peak Summit is an ideal starting point for aspiring climbers worldwide. This historic peak, nestled within the Himalayas and neighboring Mount Everest, has attracted mountaineers since its inception.

The 13 Days Mera Peak Climbing comprises three prominent summits—Mera Central (6,476m), Mera North (6,476m), and Mera South (6,065m), offering breathtaking Himalayan landscapes. The Mera Peak can be done by novice and experienced climbers and is particularly favored by those seeking to prepare themselves for the Everest ascent.
Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary, the first conquerors of Mount Everest, set the trend by scaling Mera Peak before and after their historic achievement, and ever since, the Mera Peak has continued to captivate mountaineers, steadily growing in popularity. Mera Peak's climbing conditions and technical challenges make it an excellent choice for beginners to start their mountaineering journey.

For beginner climbers, summiting Mera Peak offers the opportunity to familiarize themselves with essential mountaineering equipment such as crampons, ice axes, and other gear and rewards the most scenic journey. 
From the breathtaking view of the Himalayas like  Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and others, you get to experience unique Sherpa settlements, traverse lush forests, cross swinging suspension bridges, and visit traditional gompas, monasteries, and prayer flag-adorned sites.

Mera Peak serves as a prime destination for novice climbers worldwide, and its strategic location near Mount Everest, coupled with its climbing suitability for beginners, has propelled its popularity. Climbing Mera Peak allows individuals to acquaint themselves with mountaineering gear while experiencing a visually stunning journey through the mesmerizing Khumbu region. 

The 13 Days Mear Peak ClimbingRoute passes through the south of Lukla to the traditional village of Hinku and other unspoiled villages, beautified with extended pastures. From the lush rhododendron and bamboo forest the trail takes you through exotic routes, stunning glaciers, and panoramic landscapes. 


After enjoying breakfast at the hotel,  drive to the airport for your flight to Lukla. The scenic flight to Lukla is undoubtedly one of the most incredible experiences of your life as you witness the surreal beauty of the entire Himalayan range and the lush green hills while also the adrenal rush as you will land in one of the most dangerous airports in the world.

Upon arrival, acquire the necessary Local Area Permit from the local authority to proceed further. There are several restricted villages along the route that require permits for entry. Then commence your trek towards the east from Lukla, heading for Chhuthang. 

Passing several small Sherpa settlements scattered at short intervals, observe and interact with Buddhist Mani walls and spin the sacred prayer wheels, adding a cultural touch to your journey. Then traverse a dense forest adorned with Rhododendrons and Pine trees, leading you through lesser-trekked trails. This section lies just below the majestic Kalo Himal Ridge. Make sure you stay connected with your group and guide, as the path is confusing with multiple trails interconnecting with the main path. 

Chatunga is a small enchanting village with a couple of stone houses, surrounded by cliffs and mountains.

    After breakfast, continue your journey to Thuli Kharka. The trail starts as you pass through mesmerizing rhododendron forests. Make your way through a steep ascend along the stone-covered Kalo Himal ridge, marking the first challenging ascent of the Mera Peak climbing expedition. Once you approach Zatrwa La Pass, you will see prayer flags. 

    This pass divides the line between the Khumbu and Hinku Valleys, offering breathtaking views of Kongdi Ri, Karyolang Peak, Number Himal, and Lumding Himal. Take some time to admire the view and catch your breath. Then descend from the pass leading you to Chattre. Traves along scenic yak pasture land as you witness the iconic sight of yaks grazing as you descend towards Thuli Kharka. 

    Thuli Kharka, known as the 'big meadow,' is a picturesque village with large boulders, short grass, and shrubs, primarily used as a camp by yak herders.

      After breakfast, begin walking to Upper Hinku Valley. With a gentle descent, you catch a glimpse of the mesmerizing mountain views. The trail then leads through the lush forest of Rhododendrons, Pines, and Oaks. 

      Once you reach the top of Hinku Valley, you will get the first view of Mera Peak along Hinku Valley, Kusum Kanguru, and Peak 43. The trail then descends to the riverbed of the Hinku River, and with a final ascend, you reach Kothe. 

        Enjoy breakfast with the view. Then following the riverbed of the Hinku River, trace your footsteps along this picturesque trail in the shadow of Mera Peak, leading to Gondishung. Gondishung offers awe-inspiring views of Mera Peak, Charpati Himal, Kusum Kanguru, and Thamserku.

        At Gondishung, a short walk will lead you to the Lungsumgba Gompa, a Buddhist monastery that is over two centuries old. It is believed that lighting the shrine at this monastery brings success to the Mera Peak Climbing expedition. Midway through the day, you come across rock art depicting the majestic image of Mera Peak. The trail then leads to Thangnak through an intriguing path and breathtaking surroundings. 

        Thangnak is a pasture land frequented by locals during the summer for yak grazing. Thangnak provides a close-up view of the magnificent Charpati Himal.

          With breakfast, begin your trek towards Khare. 

          The trail leads through a steep moraine through Dig Glacier to Dig Kharka. As you pass through Hinku Nap and Shar glaciers, you will be rewarded with a magnificent view of Charpate Himal. Be careful as you walk along the trail, walking on the glacier's terrain is demanding.

          Once the moraine trail ends, ascend steeply towards Khare. The trail is physically demanding however, the view of Mera Peak will keep you moving. 

            Before embarking on the climb, acclimatize to ensure your safety and success. During this day, our experienced guides will provide pre-climb training, allowing you to practice and refine your climbing skills, where you have the opportunity to ascend and descend rocky slopes using a harness and climbing equipment. You will learn essential techniques like knot tying, belaying, and rappelling. This training is especially beneficial for those attempting their first Himalayan peak, as our guides will share practical knowledge and valuable tips to ensure a safe and successful climb.

            Likewise, there will be a thorough gear and equipment check to ensure everything is in proper working condition. 

              Begin your day early in the morning as you embark on the journey to Mera High Camp. Glacier trails are more arduous to navigate compared to regular paths, hence trail presents technical challenges as you traverse the steep terrain of Mera Glacier.

              Maneuvering over the glacier, you reach Mera High Camp. Upon arrival at the campsite, your Sherpa team will set up the necessary camping and food equipment. 

              Depending on the weather and fitness level, you will be camping at the Base Camp for several days practising and adapting your body to acclimatize. You have the opportunity to rest at the camp, enjoying delicious meals prepared by your companions while you spend your night under the open sky, adorned with twinkling stars, creating a captivating atmosphere.

                The weather in the higher regions is highly unpredictable. Depending on the weather and your fitness level, you will summit Mera Peak.  

                However, if the weather is bad, or you need more time, an additional reserve day is available. If everything goes according to plan, you can proceed with the trek as scheduled.

                  Here comes the most significant and anticipated day of the entire Mera Peak Climbing expedition, summiting the Mera Peak. 
                  Start early, around 2 AM, to set off well before dawn to avoid the strong winds that typically pick up in the afternoon, adding to the challenges of the climb.

                  After a nourishing breakfast, equip all the necessary mountaineering gear and follow the lead of your experienced guide. The summit climb does not involve any significant technical sections, you can accomplish with the guidance and support of our guides. Reaching the summit, you will be overwhelmed by the breathtaking vistas of the surrounding eight-thousanders and other majestic peaks, including Mt Everest, Mt Cho Oyu, and Mt Makalu.

                  After celebrating your achievement and taking in the awe-inspiring scenery, descend to the camp, where your crew will warmly welcome you with a hot beverage or soup. Take some time to rest, and after lunch, trek back to Khare for an overnight stay. At Khare, celebrate the glory of your successful summit. 

                    Upon successfully summiting Mera Peak and returning to Khare, the next destination is Kothe. On this leg of the journey, you will pass through Thangnak before reaching Kothe. Thangnak is a familiar place, as you have already spent a night there during the initial stages of the trek. Since you will be reaching here early, pass by the village and move forward. 

                    The route predominantly descends, making the downhill trails through enchanting forests adorned with Oak, Pine, and Rhododendron trees. As you reach Khote, the altitude decreases significantly. 

                      After breakfast in Kothe, continue towards Thuli Kharka. Unlike the previous day, the trek involves more uphill sections than downhill. As you traverse through forested trails, you will make your way towards the western side of Hinku Valley. 

                      Arriving at Thuli Kharka for the second time, enjoy the intriguing surroundings again and a perfect chance to review the Mera Peak before bidding farewell to this remarkable place.

                        On the final day of your Mera Peak climbing journey, you will embark on an enjoyable trek to Lukla. The trail to Lukla Pass will once again require you to pass Zatrawala Pass. Make your way uphill to the Zatrawala Pass, then descend towards Lukla. 

                        Lukla will be the last stop for you to tranquilize the surroundings of the Everest Region. 

                          After a last breakfast at the land of the Himalayas, depending on the flight schedule, fl;y back to Kathmandu.

                          Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to the hotel where the remaining day will be at leisure. 

                            NOTE: All information in this itinerary is accurate to the best of our knowledge, considering the current situation of the itinerary. But please note that the changes might occur at any time despite our best efforts to improve our program or due to logistical regions such as traffic jams, flight schedules, weather conditions, governmental policies, or any external reasons.  

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                            B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner 

                            What's Included
                            • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
                            • 02 Nights Twin sharing 3-Star accommodation in Kathmandu); Breakfast included. (A single room can be arranged upon payment of an extra price of USD 40 per night).
                            • All your standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner).
                            • Standard Guest House accommodation while in trekking time on a twin sharing Basis.
                            • Airfare from Kathmandu – Lukla - Kathmandu including airport departure tax in Kathmandu and Lukla airport.
                            • Well, I English-speaking Government License Holder and Experienced Trek leader/Guide.
                            • Porters to carry your bags(1 porter for 2 guests).
                            • Food, Accommodation, salary, insurance, and types of equipment for all staff.
                            • Free Mount Glory Duffle, and T-shirt.
                            • All the climbing equipment.
                            • All necessary paperwork; trekking permits and Mera Peak climbing permit.
                            • Good quality Tents and Kitchen utensils for camping.
                            • All government, hotel, and other applicable taxes.
                            • Farewell, dinner in a typical Nepali Restaurant with a cultural dance show.
                            • Trip Completion Certificate And Token Of Love.
                            • Official expenses.
                            What's not Included
                            • International Airfare and taxes.
                            • Personal Travel Insurance.
                            • Nepal Entry Visa Fee.
                            • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
                            • All items of personal expenses.
                            • Tipping for a guide, porters, and drivers(tipping is expected).
                            • Any other expense which is not mentioned in a price Includes' a section.

                            Note: Please bring 4 passport-size photos, a copy of your passport, and travel insurance at Our First Meeting In Our Office.

                            Useful Information

                            Accommodation and Facilities During 13 Days Mera Peak Climbing:

                            Like the other trekking regions, you will be accommodated in a basic tea house till Khare. In the base camp, you will be staying in a tented camp. With the warm hospitality of the local people, you will have a bed with a warm blanket and pillow in the bedroom. The bathrooms are primarily common sharing and tented toilets during your stay in the base camp. Hot showers and charging electric appliances will cost you extra. You need to bring a good solar charger to charge your equipment while at the base camp. 

                            During your stay at the lodge, you will get an option of a menu covering some continental and Tibetan dishes along with the all-rounder Dal Bhat. 
                            All the arrangements, from tents to food, will be arranged by our team while in the Base Camp. 


                            Who can Join 13 Days Mera Peak Climbing:

                            Despite being referred to as suitable for beginners, Mera Peak is considered difficult. 

                            After all, you are summiting a peak, so it is not for everyone. Climbing Mera Peak is not only a physical feat, but also a transformative experience where you have to push your limits, overcome challenges, and discover the indomitable spirit within you. 

                            Apart from preparing yourself to be physically fit, you will need to have some general idea or experience of techniques for using climbing gear, rope handling, and safety protocols. 

                            Guide & Potters During 13 Days Mera Peak Climbing:

                            It is compulsory to hire a climbing guide while on an expedition and utmost to have skillful potters to take all your necessary items to the Mera Peak Base Camp. 

                            You will require proper instruction and training at the Base Camp for you to summit the Peak. Our Professional instructor will make sure you achieve all the requirements for you to accomplish the summit and at the same time examine your condition throughout the expedition. Make sure that you are also cooperating with your guide.

                            Our potter will make sure that all your necessary gear and equipment are carefully carried to your destination. 

                            Safety and Security During 13 Days Mear Peak Climbing:

                            Summiting a peak is not an easy task. Of course, we cannot withhold mother nature, but we can avoid such circumstances by following safety protocols. 

                            Completing the official procedure such as Climbing Permits, entry fees, having proper equipment and gear, and preparing for the summit that involves training escalate safeness. With our professional guide and potters to take care of, we make sure you achieve your checklist to summiting Island Peak. 

                            Regularly updating your health condition to your guide and having travel insurance covering emergency rescue will back you up in case of unforeseen circumstances. 

                            Side Note:

                            In recent years, the flight to Lukla sometimes departs from Manthali. During the peak trekking season, mostly during October and November, there is high air traffic, hence to control air traffic, flights are diverted to Manthali and take off from there instead. 

                            In such a case, you will be transferred to Manthali on an early morning drive, around 2 or 3 AM. Or you can drive a day early and have an overnight at a local lodge in Manthali. The drive is approx. 5 hrs,  covering 132 km to the east of Kathmandu. The flight from Manthali to Lukla is approx. 25 mins each way. 

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