Mera Peak Climbing
Mera Peak (6,461m/ 21,190 ft) is the highest trekking peak in Nepal situated in Khumbu Region. Mera Peak is a challenge and opportunity for trekkers and climbers who are physically fit and seeking for adventure trek to Everest Region; home of Mt. Everest (8,848m), the highest peak of the world.
Mera Peak climbing is not only a trek to Mera itself. This stunning scenic peak climbing in Khumbu Region offers the world’s 8000-meter majestic Himalayan ranges which include- Mt.Everest (8,848m), Cho-Oyu (8,201m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8,463m), Kanchenjunga (8,586m) and many other peaks
Mera Peak Climbing with expert mountaineering team of Visit Heaven Trek Team will be your trip of the lifetime .
Day 1-Kathmandu.(1334m.)- Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, a Visit Heaven Trek representative welcomes you and helps to transfer hotel. The evening will be for welcome dinner with our representative. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2-Kathmandu.(1334m.)- Take your breakfast and get ready for a guided full day sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley. The sightseeing program is focused on introducing some highlights of UNESCO World Heritage sites of Kathmandu such as Kathmandu Durbar square, Swoyambhunath ,also known as “Monkey Temple”, Pashupatinath –temple of Lord Shiva and Bouddhanath; a Buddhist place. After sightseeing evening will be for trek briefing and preparation of things per need.
Day 3 Lukla(2810m.)-Starting day of our trip, today we take 40 minutes flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. After reaching Lukla we will take rest for some time. Then we set up our camp for staying overnight at Lukla. We can enjoy left free time by visiting local areas with exploring the living style of Sherpa peoples in Lukla. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 4-Chutanga.(3430m.)- The second day of our trip and the first day of walking; setting destination Chutunga we start our trek from Lukla. It will be an easy walking day.With 3-4 hours through the dense forest of pines and rhododendrons from Lukla, we reach today’s destination Chutanga. After then we set our camp there. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 5-Chhatre Danda.(4000m.)- After breakfast, we resume our trek. This day we will take a little bit more walking than the previous day. From Chutanga, our trail starts to rise up and crosses the Kalo Himal Range in Nau Lekh range which separates the Khumbu and Hinku Valley. Today we will pass a small pass named Zartrwa Og. From Zatrwa, our trail descends and leads us today’s campsite Tuli Kharka.
Day 6-Mausum Kharka.(3430m.)- A day for a gentle walk and short trekking. From Tuli Kharka, the route descends down crossing Hinku valley, with offering the view of the south face of Mera Peak. Then our trail enter into the jungle of Himalayan pine and rhododendron and finally takes us to Mausam Kharka. We will stay overnight in Mausam Kharka in tented camp.
Day 7-Thagnag.(4360m.)- We leave the forest in Mausam Khola and follow the west bank of Hinku Drangka passing several Kharkas. Before reaching Gondishung(4,350m.) a summer settlement of Tagnag we cross a small bridge. Gondidhung welcomes us with 200-year-old Gompa . From there we take one more hour walk and we will reach today’s destination Thangnag. We set our campsite. Overnight at camp.
Day 8- Acclimatisation day: As the altitude rise up this day is for rest. On this day, we take to walk around Thangnag and explore the stunning surroundings. Peak 43 , Sabai Tsho; a glacial lake will the highlight this day. Overnight at camp.
Day 9-Khare.(5000m.)- A day for a gentle walk. Enjoying beautiful scenery and acclimatising our trail moves forward crosses several beautiful streams and with some ups and downs we reach a place called Khare; stopping spot for this day. Overnight at Khare.
Day 10-Rest Day/ Ice Climbing near Khare- This day will be for rest. Depending on the availability of ice today you can have ice climbing training. You can also hike up to a hill for fantastic views of Mera La. After the hike, we return back to our camp. Overnight at our camp.
Day 11-Mera High Camp.(5800m.)- Hard walking day. From Khare today, we set off towards the high camp of Mera. It takes 5-6 hours to reach Mera High Camp. Upon reaching to high camp with a hard walk it payback us with the magnificent views of snow-capped mountains which include Makalu, the Mt. Everest, Nuptse, High camp view of Cho Oyu and scenic views of Kanchenjunga. Overnight at high camp in tented camp.
Day 12-Climb of Mera (6,476m.) and descend to Khare (5,025m.)- The day when our dream comes true. From High Camp, we proceed early morning (2am to 5am) which takes 4 to 6 hours to get to Mera top. Once we made the summit views from there are magnificent. Mt. Everest will be waving us in left, Makalu (8,481m.), Barunste (7,129m.), Chamlang (7,319m.) and Nau Lekh (6,360m.) will seem amazing. After spending some time on the top we descend down and will get to Khare for camp today. Overnight at camp.
Day 13-A spare Summit attempt day-One extra day we use to keep as a spare day, set aside in case we have to postpone the attempt on the peak because of bad weather or because some of the group have not yet acclimatised well enough to make the ascent. If everything went smooth and you succeed to climb at the summit day you can use this day for another Ice climbing day or spent one more night at the village on the way back to Lukla.
Day 14-Gothey.(3600m.)- Today we set God they as our overnight destination. A descent trails from Khare with offering scenic views of Himalayan valley finally takes us to Gothey Overnight at Gothey in tented camp.
Day 15-Tuli Kharka.(4250m.)- After early breakfast, today we head towards to Tuli Khola through the forest on the west side of Hinku Valley. As we reach to Tuli Khola where we are going to set our camp today.
Day 16-Lukla.(2810m.)-As this is our final day of the trip. We first ascend up to Zatrwa La after then we descend all the way down to Lukla. The evening will be for dinner with our climbing team. Overnight at the teahouse.
Day 17-Kathmandu.(1334m.)- From Lukla, we take our flight in the morning to get back Kathmandu. Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, your guide helps you to get to your hotel. In Kathmandu, you will time for rest or you can make some gift shopping around Thamel.
Day 18-Departure: Collecting all sweet memories in the Himalayan Kingdom` today is the day to fly back home. A Visit Heaven Representative will help you to get Tribhuvan International Airport. We hope to see you soon.