To stand on a Himalayan summit with a sense of great achievement, Mera peak climbing trip offer best opportunity to trekkers and climbers alike who have been seeking the thrill of adventure beyond hiking in Nepal Himalayas. We stay on the full supported tented camping away from the teahouse crowd. It is not mandatory that you have prior climbing experience, as this is a non- technical trekking peak climbing in Nepal. In case of heavy snowfall or a maze of crevasses our experienced climbing Sherpas and leader will assist you.
Among the peaks of Nepal, Mera (6476meters) is the highest permitted trekking peak. Mera Peak is situated to the south of Everest dominating the watershed of the thickly wooded and remote Hinku valley. Climbing Mera peak boasts a stunning panorama of five of the worlds 8000 meters peaks- Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Cho-Oyu, Lhotse and of course Mt. Everest. Mera peak climbing route ascends through the standard northern Mera La after a few days of acclimatization hike of surrounding peaks and climbing clinic sessions briefed and instructed by experienced mountain experts on techniques and use of climbing gears so that you acquire the necessary skills and confidence to summit the Mera peak
Day01: Arrival and transfer to Hotel in kathmandu.
Day02: Free day in kathmandu (self sightseeing around and arrange the permit)
Day03::Kathmandu – Phaplu by air then by Trek to Ringmu: (2500m) .
Day04: Ringmu to Nunthala (2200m.)
Day05:Nunthala to Khari Khola (2010m)
Day06:Kharikhola to Pangkongma (2846m)
Day07: Pangkongma - Khure(Ningswa)
Day08:Khure (Ningswa) to Chhatra Khola
Day09:Chhatra Khola - Kote –Over night in guest house
Day10:Tangnag ( acclimatization day)
Day11:Tangnag to Khare
Day12: Basic Training near in Khare
Day13:Khare to Mera Base Camp
Day14: Mera Base Camp- Mera High Camp
Day15: Mera High Camp-Summit (6,476m) Mera Base Camp
Day16: Khare or Tagnak to Khote
Day17: Khote to Chetera
Day18: Chetera to Lukla
Day19: Lukla to Kathmandu by air
Day20: Free day in kathmandu or self sightseeing
Day21: Tour Ends
Day 01: arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu (self sightseeing and arrange the permit)
Boudhanath is a huge Buddhist stupa located about 7 km east of Thamel. It stands on a massive mandala style platform and has features similar to the Swayambhunath, though it is bigger than Swayambhunath in size. It is said that this stupa was built during the 5th Century. Every year, Thousands of pilgrims from Nepal and neighboring countries visit Boudhanath, particularly in winter and Pashupatinath temple. Pashupatinath temple is one of the biggest Hindu temples.
Day 03: Kathmandu – Phaplu Trek to Ringmu: (2500m)
We fly on a twin-engine Otter to the Himalayan foothills where we begin our trek into the High Solu area. The sights from the plane are amazing, providing dramatic views of terraced hills and the distant Himalayan giants. After landing in the village of Phaplu , we meet the rest of our staff and porters. The Phaplu is small airstrip in Solukhumbu; we start very few treks from Phaplu it takes 35 minute by plane. When you get down from plane, you can see excellent view of Sherpa town and Numbur/Khatang/Kerolung. The Trekking trail follows Chiwang and Phera through a pine tree and rhododendron forest alive with birds. As large numbers of Sherpa people live in Solukhumbu, therefore it is popularly known as Sherpa village. Over night at tea house
Day 04 : Ringmu to Nunthala (2200m.)
Which takes approximately four hours, The beginning of your trek is gently ascent for early one and half hours to Takshindo La Pass (3100m.).From this place, you could see first view of Thamserku (6623m.), Kantega (6780m.), Kusum Kangaru (6370m.) and Mera Peak (6650m.) Now the end of your trek is steeply descent to the town Nunthala (2200m.) through small Sherpa settlement and forest, over night at tea house
Day 05: Nunthala to Khari Khola (2010M)
From Nhuntala the descent continues to the Dudh Kosi (‘ Milk River ’) and cross this river using a 109m long suspension bridge (1510m). Our trek then climbs out of the river valley through fields of barley, wheat and corn to the sprawling Rai village of Jubing (1680m). We continue to climb up a ridge to a Sherpa village named Khari Khola (2010m) over night in tea house.
Day 06: Kharikhola to Pangkongma (2846M)
We rise to a spur pass, Khari La (2,990m). This used to be the main path up from Jiri before the new one below was made, as witnessed by the ruins of the old bhatti tea house. The view north and west is fantastic all the way to Cho Oyu. Shortly we come to a small lodge where we make lunch, which seems suspended over the wide Kharikhola valley below. We can see the notch of the Pangkongma La ahead only just higher than this little eyrie. The afternoon brings us through gorgeous forests with many high waterfalls, to the handsome village of Pangkongma (2,846m), where we camp in the grounds of a fine Sherpa family house, the last of these robust stone buildings we will see before our return to Lukla. Overnight in guest house
Day 07: Pangkongma - Khure(Ningswa)
This trek goes along the ridge of the Hinkhu Khola River . While going to Khure, you will notice many fantastic views of peaks such as Sanu Himal, Mojang Himal and Mera Himal. It takes almost whole day to reach Khure. We stay overnight at Khure. Overnight in guest house
Day 08: Khure (Ningswa) to Chhatra Khola
We begin to walk early in the morning to reach the campsite at Chhatra Khola on time. Yes, there are lots of ups and downs in the trail but the charming view of the Mera range and Mojang himal will make you forget all the hurdles. We stay overnight at Chhatra Khola, at the altitude of 3,500m. over night in guest house
Day 09: Chhatra Khola - Kote – Over night in guest house
Day 10 :Tangnag ( acclimatization day)
The trail goes up from the Chhatra Khola and we reach to kute, passing forest on the way. As we trek beneath the Mera Himal along the ridge of the Hinku Khola, you will experience the day very short. We reach at Tamgnang which is a grazing area in summer. You begin to see simple lodges and shops from this point. We stay over night at Tanganag.
Day 11: Tangnag to Khare
We follow cross moraine of Dig glacier to Dig Kharka. This trail offers breathtaking views of the Charpate Himal. This trail goes up through the moraines and the snout of the Hinku Nup and Shar glacier. Then it climbs up towards our camping site, Khare. We stay overnight at Khare. Over night in guest house
Day 12: Basic Training near in Khare
After having breakfast in the morning, we prepare ourselves for the ice climbing. And this ice climbing is just above the Khare. We have to walk couples of hour from this point and you will come to see beautiful views of Mera La on the trail. We spend few hours practicing ice climbing here. Our team leader will instruct you about climbing. We stroll back to campsite after few hours practice. We pack our mountain bags and equipments here for the final preparation. We stay overnight at Khare. Over night in guest house.
Day 13: Khare to Mera Base Camp:
This trek is relatively short and it offers enough time for acclimatization. This acclimatization gives us energy to Mera base camp. When we reach the Mera La pass, we will come to notice spectacular view and them we come down and continue to walk towards the Hongu side. We set up our base camp in the moraine, below the ice. We spent the whole night at Mera base camp. We stay overnight at Tent.
Day 14: Mera Base Camp- Mera High Camp
Climbing Mera high camp could be risky if you witness the fresh snow for there are many crevasses. Then, you come near to the top of the rock band and it is marked by the large cairn. We set up our high camp there from where you can observe outstanding views of the world famous peaks such as Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu . We stay overnight at Mera high camp.
Day 15: Mera High Camp-Summit (6,476m) Mera Base Camp
Today the trail starts early in the morning for this is a summit day. We walk around 100m and go up with rope and ice climbing to arrive at the summit. You will see magnificent views of Everest (8,848mCho-Oyu (8,201m) Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,463m), Kangchenjunga (8,586m), Nuptse (7,855m) Chamlang (7,319m)m from the summit. Then we go back over to Mera base camp.
Day 16: Khare or Tagnak to Khote
If we had a rest day yesterday, we could have continued our trek to stay one more night in Lukla. You can get beers at very cheap price there. Over night in guest house.
Day 17: Khote to Chetera
The new route is completed at Khote and it stays on the open hill side which lies west of the Hinku River . The wind blows down the forest. This makes your journey quicker and it offers fantastic views back of Mera peak. Then we come across a Chetera, a small pasture. Over night in guest house.
Day 18: Chetera to Lukla
The trail goes over a series of rises and high plateaux before we finally reach the craggy Zatrawa La (4,580m), where we look back on the Hinku wilderness for the last time and the south face of the peak we have just climbed. A gradual descent traverses toward the rocky outcrop of the Zatr Og. Switching over to the north behind this we descend now steeply from the Kalo Himal, the ‘black mountains’, into the rocky slopes and cascading streams of the Sherpa populated Dudh Kosi valley. The high crags give way to forest, where we have lunch in a clearing, then to farmland as we approach the tourist bustle of Lukla (2,850m), our night stop, still high above the river. The village of our outward trek now feels like a metropolis, and a wild party is inevitable. Over night in guest house.
Day 19: fly Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 20: Free day in Kathmandu or self sight eeing around the valley
Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Bhaktapur is one of the oldest cities in Kathmandu valley. It is well known as Living Museum. Old brick paved enclave of old Royal palace, Nyathapola Temple, Datatriya temple, exquisite artwork offers a picture of the grandeur of medieval Nepal. And Patan is located 7 km away from Kathmandu, this city has many 15th to 17th century, Hindu and Buddhist, monuments built during the Malla dynasty. The most important area with many monuments is the Patan Durbar Square. We stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 21: Tour Ends
Price Per Person US$ 2450.00 (Price are based on standard class hotel and when the group size is minimum two people)
When there are Single person for this trip then it will cost US$ 2975.00 per person.
Additional night in kathmandu will cost US$ 40.00 for Double room with Bed and Breakfast and US$ 30.00 for single room.
Trekking and climbing prices with out hotel in kathmandu will cost US$ 2350.00 per person.
Off-course it is always possible to upgrade the hotel in kathmandu according to your budget and interest. But it will cost you extra and you need to pay the differences.
Hotel we use in this tour (Standard class hotel)
Kathmandu Prince Hotel (standard class hotel)
Thamel, Chhetrapati, kathmandu, Nepal Tel : 4255961, 4255282, Fax : 977-1-4255282
E-Mail : firstname.lastname@example.org Website : www.kathmanduprincehotel.com
Hotel Marsyandi Mandala (Standard class hotel)
Thamel, Chhetrapati, Dhobichour, Kathmandu, Nepal Tel: 4254511, 4256063,Fax: 977-1-4254275 Email: email@example.com
Delux class hotel (it willcost extra when you want to stay in deluc hotel)
Hotel Manasulu (3star)
Address: 230, Hotel Marg, Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal
Hotel Manang Pvt. Ltd (3star)
Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: +977-1-4700389, 4700993
Grand Hotel Kathmandu (4star)
Hotel Yellow pagoda (4 star)
Kantipath, Kathmandu, Nepal
+977 1 4227345, 4220041
Radission hotel kathmandu (5star)
Hotel Yak & Yeti (5star)
GPO Box no. 1016
Durbar Marg, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel : +977-1-4248999, 4240520
Fax: +977-1-4227781/ 4227782
Note: As per our company rule to confirm your booking with us we do need photo copy of your passport, one passport size photo graph, international flight details (Date of arrival , date of departure ,flight number ) and 15% of total amount as a down payment. Rest remaining other amount you can pay to us upon your arrival in kathmandu. Once you agreed to booking with us then we can provide you our bank details to make wire transfer or you can also pay by major credit cards such as visa, Master or by American express. in this case you need to send us copy of your credit cards. But it will cost you 5% extra because it is the rule of our local bank.
Note: If some one who is willing to book their trekking tour as a private then the tour will departure everyday.
- Airport Pickup and Drop by private transport (For International & Domestic flight)
- 4 night hotel in Kathmandu ( 2 star standard) with Bed and Breakfast (Hotel are Centrally located , Room with attach bathroom and hot and cold shower)
- 13 nights 14 days trekking in lodges with all the meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) ( Lodges are Simple but clean enough and has a hot and cold shower)
- 3 nights camping in tent with all the meals (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner)
- Everest National Park permit fee.
- One experience Climbing and Trekking guide (trained by Ministry of tourism), one trekking porter for 18 days and 1 extra trekking porter for 4 days while climbing Mera peak and their meals/ accommodation/salary/insurance/equipments are included in price.
- Domestic Airfare (Kathmandu to Phaplu)
- Domestic airfare (Lukla to Kathmandu )
- Domestic airport tax
- Airfare for climbing/Treking guide
- Climbing permit for Mera peak
- All the necessary trekking and climbing equipment for camping such as (harness, axes, helmets, crampons, carrabinas, ropes and base camp camping and cooking equipment and climbing boots) ( we will hire them at Khare)
- Trekking map for Everest Region
- Sleeping bag for trekking
- First aid kit box
- All the govt tax
- Special Insurance for climbing sherpa worth of US$ 15,000.00
What’s not Included
- Personal bar bill, travel insurance/International airfare.
- Items of personal expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, tips etc.
- Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 30 days from date of issue)- Available at 4)Royal Nepalese Embassies and Royal Nepalese Consulates abroad or on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.
- Sight seeing in Kathmandu valley and All the entrance fees
- Tipping for trekking guide and trekking porter.
- Hot shower during the trek and it cost US $ 3 per shower