Mera Peak Expedition 13 Days

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destination Makalu
duration 13 Days
grade Moderate
start/end point Kathmandu/Kathmandu
region Makalu
max altitude 6,476 m
group size 2-10
meal All inclusive
activity 5-6 hours
accommodation Hotel/Teahouse
season All season

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No. Of People Price Per Person
Pax 1 USD 3,690
Pax 2 USD 3,590
Pax 3 USD 3,490
Pax 4 to 6 USD 3,390
Pax 7 to 12 USD 3,290
Pax 13 to 18 USD 2,890
Pax 19 to 24 USD 2,690
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Mera Peak Expedition 13 Days

Mera Peak, standing tall at 6,476 meters, is the highest trekking peak in Nepal and is a popular destination for adventure enthusiasts. The peak is located in the Solu Khumbu region of Nepal, close to the border with Tibet. Mera Peak Expedition is one of the most popular trekking destinations in Nepal.

The Mera Peak Expedition offers a thrilling experience for trekkers who wish to explore the beauty of the Himalayas. The trek is challenging, but the stunning views of the Himalayas make it all worth it. The trek begins with a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, followed by a trek through the beautiful forests of the Hinku Valley. The route takes trekkers through remote villages and pristine forests, offering a glimpse into the traditional way of life in the region.

The highlight of the Mera Peak Expedition is the climb to the summit of Mera Peak. The climb is challenging and requires a good level of fitness and mountaineering skills. However, the views from the summit are breathtaking, with panoramic views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu.

The Mera Peak Expedition is a popular trekking destination due to its accessibility and the stunning views it offers. The trek is suitable for experienced trekkers who are looking for a challenging trekking experience. However, it is important to note that the climb to the summit of Mera Peak is a technical climb and requires a good level of mountaineering skills.

In conclusion, the Mera Peak Expedition is a must-do trekking destination for adventure enthusiasts who wish to explore the beauty of the Himalayas. The trek offers a unique and challenging experience, with stunning views of the Himalayas that will leave you in awe. So, pack your bags and embark on this exhilarating journey to the summit of Mera Peak.

ITINERARY

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Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by a representative who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel. You will have the rest of the day free to rest and explore the vibrant city.

Today we take an early morning scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, the gateway to the Khumbu and Everest regions. From Lukla, we follow a trail heading east through thick forest on a hillside below the Kalo Himal Ridge. We will eventually arrive at Paiya where we will stay overnight.

Today descend and cross a bridge and continue on to Kari La Pass. We will pass through low shrub and bamboo forest while looking down at the Dudh Koshi Valley and river. We continue until we arrive at the farming village of Pingkongma where we will stay overnight

Leaving Pingkongma we head to Pingkongma La Pass and then climb up heading on a trail to the north. Along the way, we cross Peseng Kharka Khola (river) and pass Kharka Danda. We cross the Ningsow Khola (river) before arriving at Ramailo Danda Village where we will stay overnight.

From Ramailo Dandawhere we have views of Mera Peak. We then follow the trail as it heads through Makalu Barun Park. We will follow the Pasang Lhamu trail until we reach our overnight destination of Chhatra Buk.

We follow the trail along the banks of the Hinku Khola with Mera Peak directly above. We will stop for lunch at Gondishung, a small settlement for cattle and yak grazing. We pass a 200-year-old Lungsumgba Gompa (monastery) before arriving at Thangnak where we will stay overnight.

Leaving Thagnak we head to Khare and along the trail have views of Charpate Himal. The trail ascends across moraines to the base of the Hinku Nup (valley glacier) and Shar glaciers. After reaching Khare we can see the north face of Mera Peak. We will stay here the night. 

Today we have a day set aside to acclimatize, something that cannot be overlooked. Health professionals recommend staying active during this time. Your guide will also go over some tips on climbing to Mera Peak and the use of an ice axe, harness, ascenders, and crampons. We will stay overnight at Khare.

We cross a rocky terrain to reach Mera Peak Base Camp. We then continue through Mera La Pass to reach Mera High Camp. Once at High Camp, we will have some amazing views of Mt. Everest, Makalu, and Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Chamlang, and Baruntse. We will stay here overnight

This is the big day as we head off to the summit. We will be up real early in order to reach the summit with time enough to return to High Camp and Khare. The early morning light on the snow-capped peak is stunning. From the summit, we have spectacular views of Mt. Everest (8,848m), Cho-Oyu (8,210m), Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,463m), Kanchenjunga (8,586m), Nuptse (7,855m), Chamlang (7,319m), Baruntse (7,129m) and other peaks. We will then head back to Khare for the night.

This Morning we will take a helicopter flight to Lukla and full day we will take a rest at Lukla.

Today we have an early morning scenic flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu. You will be taken back to your hotel in Thamel where you can stroll around its narrow streets or visit some of the historic sites in Kathmandu Valley.

Today is the last day of your climbing adventure in Nepal. A representative from Sherpa Expedition and Trekking will take you to the airport at least 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On your way home you'll have a lot of time to consider your next great adventure into the Himalayan Mountains. There are definitely more mountains to climb!

SERVICES

Costs included in your package.

  • Airport picks up and transports by private Car/Jeep.
  • Two night’s standard twin sharing Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Fresh fruit every evening after dinner.
  • Shared Helicopter from Khare to Lukla
  • Trekking Lodge (Tea House) during the trek and tent camp accommodation during  climbing session.
  • All necessary paperwork including Makalu Barun National Park Pemit Entry fees.
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu (Ramechhap -Lukla- Ramechhap) flight with private airport transfer and domestic airport tax.
  • A highly experienced, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking well trained, Government license holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
  • Climbing permit of  Mera Peak.
  • Strong, helpful Sherpa porters with proper safety equipment and walking equipment, his salary, food, accommodation, and insurance (one porter for two people).
  • Comprehensive medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Arrangement of emergency helicopter service (paid by your Travel Insurance Company).
  • Use of sleeping bag, down jacket, duffel bag and walking poles (if you don’t have your own, to be returned after trip completed).
  • Sherpa Expedition and Trekking T-shirt
  • Government taxes and official expenses.
  • Trip achievement certificate after successful trip completion.
  • Oxygen meter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily (Very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness(AMS) symptoms) which will ensure your health during the trek.
  • Assistant guide for groups of 8 or more people.

Costs Exclude

  • Meals whilst you are in Kathmandu - lunch, and dinner.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (easy to obtain the visa on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport – Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15-day visa.
  • Personal travel and medical insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • All the alcoholic and nonalcoholic, soup, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, cocoa, mineral water, extra food, cold and hot drinks on trek ( i.e. those you choose to purchase along the way and during evenings in the tea houses)
  • All desserts & sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding.
  • Hot shower and battery charging at the tea houses.
  • Tips for the guide, porter, and driver (tipping is expected)
  • Excess baggage of more than 10 kg for Lukla flight.
  • NOTE: If you return earlier from the trek due to sickness or any problem, the money you paid for the flight, hotel, mountain room, food, etc. is nonrefundable, and you will need to bear the expenses for the hotel, food, etc. in Kathmandu yourself.

EQUIPMENTS

You will be carrying all of your gear and share some of the cluster gear. Keeping your pack light is important, so choose light-weight clothing and equipment. Be sure to have a range of clothing suitable for all conditions. Sudden change of weather may require layering of clothing. Three layers will meet your needs. Avoid cotton or fabrics that do not maintain heat when cold. Comfortable durable wool (or proven fabrics) that breathe and expel sweat lends itself to an additional pleasant experience!'

We will offer complimentary water and a windproof duffle that you'll use on the trek -  carried by porters. The duffle is yours to keep once at the end of the trek. You can safely leave your bag, together with your non-trekking requirements, at our office in Katmandu and collect them upon your return.

All equipment, such as base camp tents, room accessories, climbing rope, ice screws, snow bar and ice hammer is provided by Sherpa Expedition & Trekking.

Upper Body:

  • Base Layers: Moisture-wicking and quick-drying shirts and thermal tops.
  • Insulation Layers: Fleece or down jackets to provide warmth.
  • Waterproof Shell Jacket: A durable and breathable jacket to protect against wind and rain.
  • Softshell Jacket: A lightweight and water-resistant jacket for added protection.
  • Climbing Harness: A comfortable harness to secure yourself to the rope.
  • Helmet: A strong and well-fitting helmet to protect your head from falling objects.
  • Gloves: A combination of lightweight liner gloves and insulated gloves or mittens for warmth and dexterity.
  • Buff or Neck Gaiter: To protect your neck and face from cold and wind.
  • Sunglasses: Polarized and UV-protected sunglasses to shield your eyes from the sun and snow glare.
  • Goggles: Ski or mountaineering goggles for added eye protection in extreme weather conditions.

Lower Body:

  • Base Layers: Moisture-wicking and quick-drying thermal bottoms.
  • Insulation Layers: Fleece or insulated pants for added warmth.
  • Waterproof Shell Pants: Durable and breathable pants to protect against wind, rain, and snow.
  • Softshell Pants: Lightweight and water-resistant pants for added protection.
  • Mountaineering Boots: Sturdy and insulated boots designed for snow and ice.
  • Crampons: Attachable spikes that provide traction on icy terrain.
  • Gaiters: Waterproof and breathable gaiters to keep snow out of your boots.
  • Socks: A combination of moisture-wicking liner socks and thick, warm mountaineering socks.

Other Essential Items:

  • Backpack: A spacious and sturdy backpack to carry your climbing gear and personal belongings.
  • Sleeping Bag: A warm and lightweight sleeping bag that can withstand sub-zero temperatures.
  • Trekking Poles: Adjustable trekking poles for added stability and support.
  • Headlamp: Essential for climbing in low-light or dark conditions.
  • Water Bottles: Insulated water bottles to keep your water from freezing.
  • Sunscreen: High SPF sunscreen to protect your skin from the strong sun at high altitudes.
  • First Aid Kit: A comprehensive first aid kit with essential medications and supplies.
  • Climbing Snacks: Energy bars, nuts, and other lightweight snacks for quick fuel during the climb.

It is important to invest in high-quality gear and ensure that everything fits properly and is in good condition. Additionally, consult with experienced climbers or a professional guide to ensure you have all the necessary gear and receive proper training on how to use it effectively and safely.

GOOD TO KNOW

Mera Peak is one of the popular trekking peaks in Nepal, standing at an elevation of 6,476 meters (21,247 feet). Here are some important details about Mera Peak climbing:

1. Location: Mera Peak is located in the Khumbu region of Nepal, in the Solu-Khumbu district. It lies in the vicinity of the Everest region.

2. Difficulty Level: Mera Peak is considered a moderately difficult climb. It requires a good level of physical fitness and previous trekking experience is recommended. Some technical climbing skills may be required, especially towards the summit.

3. Permits: As with any climbing expedition in Nepal, you will need to obtain climbing permits. For Mera Peak, you will need a climbing permit issued by the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) and a Sagarmatha National Park permit.

4. Route: The most common route for Mera Peak climbing is the Mera La pass route. The journey begins with a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, followed by a trek to Mera Peak Base Camp via various villages like Paiya, Pangkongma, and Khare. The summit push is usually made from High Camp (5,800 meters).

5. Duration: The typical duration for Mera Peak climbing is around 18-20 days, including acclimatization days and trekking to and from Lukla.

6. Accommodation: During the trek, you will stay in teahouses or lodges available in the villages along the route. However, at higher altitudes, you will need to set up tents for camping.

7. Best Time to Climb: The best time to climb Mera Peak is during the spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November) seasons. These months offer stable weather conditions and clear views of the surrounding mountains.

8. Safety: Climbing Mera Peak requires proper acclimatization and preparation. It is advised to climb with an experienced guide or join a reputable trekking agency that provides experienced guides and necessary equipment.

9. Equipment: Some essential climbing equipment required for Mera Peak climbing includes crampons, ice axe, harness, helmet, ropes, and proper clothing suitable for high altitude conditions. It is recommended to rent or buy these items in Kathmandu before starting the trek.

10. Fitness Requirements: Good physical fitness is essential for Mera Peak climbing. Regular cardio exercises, strength training, and hiking in similar terrain can help prepare your body for the climb.

Remember, Mera Peak climbing is a challenging adventure that requires proper planning, preparation, and guidance. It is always recommended to consult with experienced climbers or trekking agencies for more detailed and up-to-date information.

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Mera Peak is the highest trekking peak in Nepal, standing at an elevation of 6,476 meters (21,247 feet). It is located in the Khumbu region and offers stunning views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks.

The Mera Peak expedition is considered to be a challenging trek. It requires a good level of physical fitness and previous trekking experience at high altitudes. The climb to the summit involves some technical sections, including the use of ice axes, crampons, and ropes.

The duration of the Mera Peak expedition can vary, but typically it takes around 18-20 days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu. This includes acclimatization days, trekking to the base camp, ascending to the summit, and returning back to Lukla.

While previous climbing experience is not mandatory, it is recommended to have some basic mountaineering skills and experience at high altitudes. It is also advisable to undergo some training and practice using climbing equipment before attempting the Mera Peak expedition.

Yes, a climbing permit is required for Mera Peak. It can be obtained from the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) in Kathmandu. Additionally, a trekking permit called the Sagarmatha National Park entry permit is also required.

The best time to do the Mera Peak expedition is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These months offer stable weather conditions and clear views of the mountains.

While it is not mandatory, it is highly recommended to hire a professional guide and porter for the Mera Peak expedition. They have the necessary knowledge, experience, and can assist with logistics, navigation, and carrying heavy loads.

During the trek to Mera Peak, you will stay in tea houses or lodges along the route. However, at higher altitudes, basic accommodation in tents will be provided. It is important to note that the facilities may be more basic and limited at higher elevations.

The cost of the Mera Peak expedition can vary depending on various factors such as the duration of the expedition, the number of climbers, the services included, and the season. It is advisable to contact a reputable trekking agency for detailed information on the cost.

Yes, altitude sickness is a concern during the Mera Peak expedition. It is important to acclimatize properly, ascend gradually, and drink plenty of fluids. It is also advisable to have a contingency plan in case of any altitude-related issues.

We Offer Group Discount

No. Of People Price Per Person
Pax 1 USD 3,690
Pax 2 USD 3,590
Pax 3 USD 3,490
Pax 4 to 6 USD 3,390
Pax 7 to 12 USD 3,290
Pax 13 to 18 USD 2,890
Pax 19 to 24 USD 2,690
  • Best Price Guarantee
  • Hassle-Free Booking
  • Team of highly experienced Experts
  • 24/7 Customer Support

All Inclusive Cost

USD 3,390

Per Person

BOOK NOW QUICK ENQUIRY

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