Mera Peak Camping lies at an altitude of 6,461 m. It is renowned as one of the highest peak located in Makalu Barun National Park. This peak lies between the mighty peak of Mount Everest and Mont Blanc. It rises to the south of Everest and dominates the cut- between the wild and heavily wooded valleys of the Hinku and Hongu Drangka. The path moves all the way through the pristine rhododendron, silver fir, oak forest etc. En-route, you can see Mera Glacier and striking alpine lake. This trek will provide you with the typical Sherpa society of the Solukhumbu. Mt. Everest (8848m.), Lhotse (8516m.), Cho-Oyu (8201m.), Makalu (8463m.), Nuptse (7855m.), Kanchenjunga (8586m.) and Chamlang (7319m.) can be closely viewed. You will experience the culture, tradition and lifestyles of Sherpa, Tamang, Brahman, Chhetri, Newar community of people.
Usually Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla to save time and energy before the trek begins to Mera peak. Situated at 2,815m, it is a popular place for visitors to the Himalayas. The walk is initially through the virgin forest of the Hinku Valley. This is incredibly beautiful and it provides an excellent acclimatization for the peak itself. We will walk all along a high, rocky edge via dense forests and cross several rivers before reaching at the pass and then takes us to the Hinku Valley. will walk around the giant moraine and the stunning glacial lake lying north of the village. We will move forward to Khare and fix camp. Our Way Up now will follow the glacier that takes us to Mera la (5,415m.) and on to the high camp of Mera Peak. The climb on Mera Peak is not technically difficult as ascending snow slopes rarely exceed 40 degrees. From high camp, we can witness a heart sweeping the Panoramic view of Kanchenjunga, Makalu and Everest (Chamlang) to the east, to the north you will see Everest and Lhotse and Amadablam to the west. The summit day starts early in morning and we approach the summit by the northern route – this involves gradual climb with an outstanding mountain panorama always in sight. After that we will return back down the valley to Lukla.
Outline Itinerary (Mera Peak)
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative
Day 02 : Fly to Lukla 2815m. 35 minutes flight. And start trek to Chutanga (3,200m.) 4 hrs
Day 03 : Trek Chutanga – Thuli Kharka (4320m, 4-5 hours, via Chetra-La (4600m.)
Day 04 : Trek Thuli Kharka – Kothe (3600m), 5 hours
Day 05 : Trek Kothe -Thaknak (4,350m.) 4/30 hours
Day 06 : Trek Thaknak – Khare (5,045m.) 4 hours
Day 07 : Acclimatization day in Khare (5045m.)
Day 08 : Khare to Mera Base Camp (5300m.) 3/30 hours
Day 09 : Trek Mera Base Camp to High camp (5,780m.) 2/30 hours
Day 10 : Trek Mera High Camp to Summit (6,461m.) and back to Khare (5045m.)
Day 11 : Trek Khare – Kothe (3600m.)
Day 12 : Trek Kothe -Thuli Kharka
Day 13 : Trek Thuli Kharka – Lukla
Day 14 : Fly Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 15 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination
Itinerary can be make increase or decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
After this challenging Mera peak if you are interested for other activities like Jungle Safari, Rafting, Hiking or more Peak climbing in other region’s we can organize based on your desires and requirements.
Note: We would like to inform and assure you that we always follow the itinerary program but we might have to compel to change the itinerary due to bad weather, route condition and in any other unexpected situation compel in the field. We seek to request maximum flexibility for your safety while you are travelling in the Himalaya. There are also many other optional routes and programs which can be customized based on your interest. The cost will vary for the customized program. Please feel free to contact us for customized program.