Mera Peak

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Tour description

HIGHLIGHTS • Pass through typical Sherpa villages and see the unique culture • Enjoy stunning views of major mountains such as Everest, Lhotse and KanchenjungaV • Watch for the high-altitude Yak on the way to Mera Peak • Look out for wild animals like the red panda, musk deer, bear and snow leopard Mera is a 6476m tall snow-capped mountain peak in Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal, and is a suitable peak to climb for those looking for a short but very adventurous climbing trip. Summiting this magnificent peak requires a 14-day trip, starting from Kathmandu, along with an experienced mountain guide and the appropriate climbing gear. This climbing trek allows you to explore the typical villages of local ethnic groups such as Sherpa, Rai, Magar and Gurung. We will also pass all the beautiful terraced fields and flowing mountain rivers before reaching Khare, the last settlement of the region.

ITINERARY Day 1: Kathmandu – Lukla (2840m) 6 hours  We will take a 45 min flight from Kathmandu to Lukla with superb mountain views. After landing at Lukla, the land of the Sherpa, we will start our trek to Paiya.Day 2: Paiya (2730m) – Pangom (2846m) 6 hours  After breakfast, we start our trek to Pangom walking uphill and downhill through the Sherpa villages. We can find a Buddhist monastery in Pangom.Day 3: Pangom – Ramete Danda (3000m) /Ningsow (2863m) 6 hours  We will hike for a total of 6 hours today to reach our destination to Danda or Yingsa. Our hike will be uphill and downhill. After reaching Shibucho, we can explore a Sherpa museum, where we can see all the equipment used by Sherpa people in their daily life. Day 4: Ramete Danda - Chatra Khola (2800m) 6 hours  Today we will walk through the jungle, passing bamboo forests, different types of Rhododendron, and pine trees. If we are lucky, you might see a wild animal. Day 5: Chatara Khola – Kothe (3691m) 7 hours  We will have a similar route as our previous day. Walk through the green jungle of bamboo trees, see the Nepali national flowers (Rhododendron) and watch for wild animals.Day 6: Kothe - Thannak (4358m) 7 hours  From this day, we will gradually climb up with an increase in altitude. We will see juniper bushes and snow-capped mountains like Khesar and Kusum kangaroo. Day 7: Thanak - Khare (5045m) 5 hours  Today will be challenging as we will gradually climb up. Overnight stay in KhareDay 8: Khare rest day 5 hours  Exploration day to acclimatize and explore Khare. Today we will do a demo of climbing activities.Day 9: Khare - high camp (5780m) 6 hours  Today we will hike until the crampon point, where we will setup all the climbing gear. We will camp today in tents, and see many spectacular mountains views of Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu , Baruntse, Lhotse and Pumori.Day 10: High camp - summit day (6470m) 7 hours  Today, around 3:30 am, we will gear up to attempt to the Mera peak for about 7 hrs before heading back to High camp. Clean up high camp and return to Khare.Day 11: Khare - Kothe (3600m) 7 hours  We will descend the same way to Kothe.Day 12: Kothe –Thuli Kharka (4300m) 7 hours  We will walk 3 hrs approx on flat land and climb up to Thuli kharka for over 4 hrs approx and overnight.Day 13: Tholli kharka – Lukla (2800m) Day 14: Lukla – Kathmandu 45 minutes  

What's included

  • Meals
  • Hot water, coffee/tea, snacks
  • Accommodation in a teahouse or tent during the trek
  • Experienced mountain guide
  • Domestic flight Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu for guest and guide inclusive with all taxes and transfers.
  • High altitude climbing leader (Sherpa guide) licensed by Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA)
  • Climbing guide insurance, food and accommodation.
  • Rope and climbing gear
  • First aid kit and satellite phone

What's not included

  • Bar bills or other personal expenses
  • Mandatory travel/accidental health insurance
  • International airfare and airport tax
  • Emergency evacuation
  • Nepal visa
  • Tips

Itinerary

Day 1: Day 10: High camp - summit day (6470m)  7 hours   Today, around 3:30 am, we will gear up to attempt to the Mera peak for about 7 hrs before heading back to High camp. Clean up high camp and return to Khare.

Day 2: Day 11: Khare - Kothe (3600m)  7 hours   We will descend the same way to Kothe.

Day 3: Day 12: Kothe –Thuli Kharka (4300m)  7 hours   We will walk 3 hrs approx on flat land and climb up to Thuli kharka for over 4 hrs approx and overnight.

Day 4: Day 13: Tholli kharka – Lukla (2800m)  

Day 5: Day 14: Lukla – Kathmandu  45 minutes

Day 6: Day 1: Kathmandu – Lukla (2840m)  6 hours   We will take a 45 min flight from Kathmandu to Lukla with superb mountain views. After landing at Lukla, the land of the Sherpa, we will start our trek to Paiya.

Day 7: Day 2: Paiya (2730m) – Pangom (2846m)  6 hours   After breakfast, we start our trek to Pangom walking uphill and downhill through the Sherpa villages. We can find a Buddhist monastery in Pangom.

Day 8: Day 3: Pangom – Ramete Danda (3000m) /Ningsow (2863m)  6 hours   We will hike for a total of 6 hours today to reach our destination to Danda or Yingsa. Our hike will be uphill and downhill. After reaching Shibucho, we can explore a Sherpa museum, where we can see all the equipment used by Sherpa people in their daily life. 

Day 9: Day 4: Ramete Danda - Chatra Khola (2800m)  6 hours   Today we will walk through the jungle, passing bamboo forests, different types of Rhododendron, and pine trees. If we are lucky, you might see a wild animal. 

Day 10: Day 5: Chatara Khola – Kothe (3691m)  7 hours   We will have a similar route as our previous day. Walk through the green jungle of bamboo trees, see the Nepali national flowers (Rhododendron) and watch for wild animals.

Day 11: Day 6: Kothe - Thannak (4358m)  7 hours   From this day, we will gradually climb up with an increase in altitude. We will see juniper bushes and snow-capped mountains like Khesar and Kusum kangaroo. 

Day 12: Day 7: Thanak - Khare (5045m)  5 hours   Today will be challenging as we will gradually climb up. Overnight stay in Khare

Day 13: Day 8: Khare rest day  5 hours   Exploration day to acclimatize and explore Khare. Today we will do a demo of climbing activities.

Day 14: Day 9: Khare - high camp (5780m)  6 hours   Today we will hike until the crampon point, where we will setup all the climbing gear. We will camp today in tents, and see many spectacular mountains views of Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu , Baruntse, Lhotse and Pumori.