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Mera Peak Expedition - 14 Days

  • Duration 14 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Grade Strenuous
  • Starts at Kathmandu
  • Ends at Kathmandu
  • Meals 13 Breakfasts, 13 Lunches, and 13 Dinners
  • Accommodation Hotel, Tea House, and Tented Camp
  • Max. Altitude Mera Peak (6,476 meters)
  • Activity Trekking and Peak Climbing
  • Group Type Any
  • Group Size 1 to 10
  • Best Season Spring and Autumn
Highlights
  • Trekking through scenic landscapes and remote villages in the Everest region of Nepal
  • Summiting Mera Peak, one of the highest trekking peaks in Nepal at 6,476 meters above sea level.
  • Technical climbing skills training and support from experienced climbing guides
  • High-quality climbing equipment and safety gear provided
  • Experienced support staff, including porters and cooks
  • All-inclusive package with accommodation, meals, and transportation included
  • Cultural immersion with opportunities to interact with local communities and learn about their traditions and lifestyles
  • Chance to see stunning Himalayan views, including Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga
  • Adventure of a lifetime in a pristine and untouched mountain environment
  • Cross the challenging Zatra La Pass (4,610 meters) on the way to Mera Peak, which offers panoramic views of the Himalayan range.
  • Experience the thrill of glacier travel and rope work while climbing Mera Peak.
  • Discover the rare and endangered animals that call the Sagarmatha National Park, home to the snow leopard and the Himalayan black bear, unusual flora, and wildlife.
  • Enjoy the friendship and support of a small group of adventurous people who have a similar outlook on life and a love of the mountains.
  • Participate in ethical and sustainable tourist activities that benefit the community's economy and safeguard the area's natural and cultural assets.
  • Gaining a sense of success and personal progress from reaching the top of a Himalayan mountain. Making lifetime connections.

At a height of 6,476 meters, Mera Peak is the highest trekking peak in Nepal. The summit is located in Nepal's Solu Khumbu area, in the Mahalangur Himalayas. The Mera Peak Expedition is a well-liked adventure activity among mountaineers and trekkers who wish to take in both the natural beauty of the area and the rush of ascending a Himalayan peak.

If you are seeking your first climbing adventure in the Nepali Himalayas, Mera Peak is a fantastic choice. Mera Peak Expedition has a lot of spine-tingling thrills and is arguably the most gratifying, thrilling, and delectable excursion. When you climb this spectacular mountain, you will feel pure adrenaline fired. Mera Peak has three summits: Mera South (6065m), Mera Central (6461m), and Mera North (6467m). You will ascend the highest one of Mera Peak's three summits, which rises 6476 meters above sea level. Despite the fact that the climb is technically simple and the slopes rarely surpass 40 degrees. There are crevasses in several areas that call for caution, and the ascent could be difficult after a recent snowfall.

Mount Everest (8848m), Kangchenjunga (8586m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8485m), and Cho Oyu (8201m), among many other surrounding peaks of the Khumbu Himalaya Area, are among the five tallest mountains in the world above 8000 meters that can be seen from the summit of Mera Peak. Being physically healthy and having a strong spirit of adventure are the sole requirements for the Mera Peak Expedition in Nepal. Simply said, if you have always been an athletic person throughout your life, Mera Peak is unquestionably the ideal spot to be. Your access to the deep jungle is made possible by the Mera Peak Expedition route's passage via Makalu Barun National Park.

After boarding a picturesque domestic flight to Lukla, the 14 Days Mera Peak Expedition Itinerary starts in Kathmandu. On the same day that you arrive at the airport in Lukla, you will continue your journey to Paiya. You will go through the jungle and up paths as you make your way to Panguam the next day. You will spend the night in the Mountains and thereafter travel towards Nagindingma. You will proceed to trek toward Cholem Kharka and then Khola Kharka. With each height climb, the voyage becomes more difficult and adventurous.

By following the Mera Peak Expedition routes, you will go to Kothe, Thaknak, and Khare before stopping. Here in Khare is where your acclimatization day will take place, so take some time to relax and get ready for the trip. You will pass glaciers as you hike beyond the base camp of Mera summit after acclimatization. You will ascend from here to High Camp, summit Mera Peak, and then descend to Khare. You will return to Kothe from Khare and then via Thuki Kharka you will get back to Lukla. Your Mera Peak Expedition with Green Valley Nepal Treks will come to an end on the fourteenth day when you take a flight back to Kathmandu.

The Mera Peak Expedition is usually done in the spring and autumn seasons, which are the best times to climb the peak. However, the weather in the mountains can be unpredictable, and trekkers must be prepared for sudden changes in weather conditions. To participate in the Mera Peak Expedition, one must be physically fit and mentally prepared for the challenge. A high level of fitness is required to trek to the base camp and climb the peak. Training for the climb should include cardio exercises, strength training, and endurance training. Mental preparation is also important, as the climb can be mentally exhausting and challenging. The Mera Peak Expedition is usually done with the help of experienced local guides and Sherpas. They also provide assistance with equipment, food, and accommodation during this trip.

The most optimal periods to climb Mera Peak are in the autumn and spring when the Mera Peak Expedition is often conducted. Trekkers must be ready for rapid changes in the weather because the weather in the mountains is unpredictable. One must be both mentally and physically prepared for every challenge throughout the journey to take part in the Mera Peak Expedition. To hike to the base camp and up the mountain summit, one must be physically fit. Cardio, strength, and endurance training should all be done in preparation for the climb. As the climb may be mentally challenging and difficult, mental preparation is also crucial. The Mera Peak Expedition is often carried out with the aid of knowledgeable local guides and Sherpas.

If you are ready to embark on the adventure of a lifetime and climb Mera Peak, now is the time to book your trip. Green Valley Nepal Treks offers Mera Peak Expedition Package at a reasonable cost for 2024 and 2025. Our experienced guides will ensure a safe and successful climb while providing you with a unique cultural experience in the Khumbu region. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to reach the top of the Mera Peak and immerse yourself in the local culture. Contact Green Valley Nepal Treks today to book your 14 Days Mera Peak Expedition package.

Benefits of Booking the Mera Peak Expedition with us

  • International and Domestic Airport Pickup And Drop off service
  • Green Valley Nepal Trek Duffle Bag
  • Green Valley Nepal Trek T-Shirt
  • Free Mera Peak Expedition Route Map
  • An Oximeter to Check Blood Oxygen Saturation Levels.
  • Medical Kits - Which May Be Necessary In Certain Cases.
  • Free Excess Luggage Storing At Green Valley Nepal Store During The Trek

What You Can Expect from Mera Peak Expedition?

Mera Peak Expedition is a challenging and rewarding adventure that requires physical fitness, mental preparation, and technical climbing skills. Here are some of the things you can expect from this journey:

  • The trek to the base camp of Mera Peak is a long and challenging journey. You can expect to cross high passes, glaciers, and remote villages, and experience the local Sherpa culture and traditions.
  • Ascending to the summit of Mera Peak is a technical climb that requires ice axe and crampon skills, as well as experience with rope work and glacier travel. You can expect to climb steep ice slopes, negotiate rock formations, and cross crevasses.
  • Mera Peak Adventure takes you to high altitudes, where the air is thin and the temperatures are low. You can expect to experience altitude sickness, which can cause symptoms such as headache, nausea, and dizziness. It is important to acclimatize properly to avoid altitude sickness and to be prepared for the challenges of climbing at high altitudes.
  • The panorama from Mera Peak's top is spectacular. On a clear day, you can view the spectacular Himalayan range, which includes Kanchenjunga, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Lhotse, and Everest. After all your exertion and effort climbing, you can expect to be rewarded with breathtaking vistas.
  • The Mera Peak Expedition is often carried out with the aid of knowledgeable Sherpas and local guides who are familiar with the area and have in-depth knowledge of the terrain and weather patterns. Along the walk, they aid with supplies, food, and lodging.
  • The Mera Peak Expedition is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the Himalayan Mountains' natural splendor and Sherpa culture. You may anticipate pushing yourself to the maximum, overcoming obstacles, and making lifelong experiences.

Is Mera Peak Expedition Suitable For You?

Your level of physical fitness, climbing expertise, and personal preferences will all play a role in determining if the Mera Peak Expedition is right for you. While determining if the Mera Peak Expedition is right for you, take into account the following factors:

  • The Mera Peak Expedition is a strenuous journey that demands excellent physical conditions. You must be able to hike for a number of hours each day, ascend steep inclines, and carry a bag. Before undertaking the excursion, you should consult with a doctor if you have a medical issue or are not habituated to high-altitude climbing.
  • Mera Peak involves technical climbing expertise, knowledge of ice axe and crampon tactics, rope work, and glacier navigation. Before undertaking the adventure, you might want to think about enrolling in a mountaineering course if you don't have much experience climbing.
  • The Mera Peak Adventure transports you to high altitudes with thin air and chilly weather. Choose a shorter journey to acclimatize if you have never been to a high altitude previously before trying the Mera Peak Expedition. Knowing the signs of altitude sickness and being ready for the difficulties of hiking at a high altitude is crucial since altitude sickness can result in major health issues.
  • Although the Mera Peak Expedition is a difficult and rewarding trip, it might not be right for everyone. There are alternative trekking choices in Nepal that you might want to think about if you desire a more leisurely journey or if you don't feel like taking on the dangers and difficulties of climbing a Himalayan peak.

Preparation for Mera Peak Expedition

For a Mera Peak Expedition to be successful, preparation is essential. When planning for the adventure, keep the following in mind:

  • Physical stamina is essential for the strenuous trip to Mera Peak Expedition. Before the excursion, you should begin training to increase your strength, endurance, and cardiovascular fitness. Exercises including hiking, jogging, cycling, swimming, and weightlifting are advised.
  • Technical climbing abilities, ice axe and crampon expertise, rope work, and glacier navigation are all necessary for the Mera Peak Expedition. Before embarking on the adventure, it is advised to enroll in a mountaineering course if you have little to no climbing expertise. In nearby mountains and glaciers, you should strengthen your climbing abilities.
  • To avoid altitude sickness and improve your chances of reaching the top, acclimatization is crucial. Before climbing the summit, you need to prepare to spend several days at a high altitude. Your body will be able to acclimate to the decreased oxygen levels and you will be protected from altitude sickness. You can also think about using an altitude remedy like Diamox to aid with acclimatization.
  • For a Mera Peak Expedition to be successful, having the correct equipment is crucial. High-quality climbing tools such as an ice axe, crampons, harnesses, helmets, ropes, and carabiners are required. Also, you will need warm, water-resistant apparel like a down jacket, Gore-Tex leggings, and gloves. The Mountains' unpredictable weather makes it advisable to pack additional clothing.
  • Maintaining a healthy diet can help you stay energetic throughout the walk. A balanced diet should contain healthy fats, carbs, and proteins. Also, you want to include high-energy foods for the walk, such as chocolate, energy bars, and almonds.
  • The Mera Peak Expedition is a difficult and mentally exhausting hike. You should be equipped to handle the mental and physical strain of scaling a Himalayan peak. Together with these skills, you should be able to cooperate with your climbing companions and adjust to shifting weather circumstances.

Mera Peak Climbing Cost for 2024 and 2025

Green Valley Nepal Treks offers the Mera Peak Expedition Package Cost starts from USD 1700 and it might go up to USD 1795 per person its based on group size. Please flow for the group group price list for 2024 and 2025. 

No. of PaxStarting PriceAction
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2 to 4USD 1775Send Inquiry
5 to 8USD 1700Send Inquiry

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Day to Day Itinerary
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Arriving at Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla requires an early-morning flight. The trip above the Alps, with its captivating and beautiful scenery, will last for 45 fantastic minutes. The valley where you land will be encircled by tall mountain peaks. You may start the Mera Peak Adventure immediately after landing because our climbing crew will be waiting for you at the airport.

This route, which starts in Lukla and descends to Paiya, is beneficial for acclimatization. The walk will take you through woodlands and past rhododendron trees as it descends to the historic villages of Surke and Pakhepani. From Paiya, you can see Kongde Ri, Khatang, Tang Ragi Tu, and other neighboring peaks with ease.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Lunch, and Dinner
  • 5 to 6 Hours

After eating breakfast in Paiya, you will leave the village to go on your adventure. You initially descend a little before coming to a little wooden bridge and crossing it. At this point on, the Mera Peak Expedition Route is treacherous until you reach the Kari La Pass, so go slowly with caution. Following the bridge, the trail takes you through a deep rhododendron and bamboo forest. You will stop for lunch in one of the villages after a short distance of walking.

Eventually, after traveling down rocky, narrow routes, you are rewarded with an amazing view of the Dudh Kund Himal, Dudhkoshi River, and valley. Prepare your cameras to take photos of some breathtaking landscapes. You will resume your journey after taking in an impressive vista, eventually reaching Pangoma. People in this village, which is a small community, work in agriculture and trade. Visit the village to learn about the residents' way of life and to hear their fascinating tales. They are always willing to tell their numerous exciting tales of these hardships.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 5 to 6 Hours

Following breakfast, you will depart from Pangoma and walk through a mysterious bamboo and rhododendron forest before descending a hilly trail. On the Mera Peak Expedition path, you will pass several mani walls and cross the Pangoma La Pass. You will proceed north after passing through the pass by ascending the paths in a precise manner. Then, as you begin to descend the trails, you will pass by a series of hills, ridges, and teahouses. You will stop for lunch in the local village after a short walk. The hike then continues, giving you a breathtaking vista of Mera Peak's south face and Maulekh Peak up ahead.

The routes will zigzag you through the pine and rhododendron-filled woodland as you proceed before dropping abruptly to Peseng Kharka Kola. You will now cross the river and begin the ascent to Peseng Kharka Danda. The Ningsow River will then be reached, and you will use the wooden bridge to cross it. You need to travel a little further from here to get to Nagindingma village. The community is small but lovely, and the majority of its residents are hill Mongols. Upon arrival, you have the option to immediately wander or to rest for a bit and explore the area. Enjoy your time and the scenery of the eastern Mountains at sunset.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 5 to 6 Hours

After breakfast, you will leave Nagindingma and travel up the paths for a while before starting to descend. You will then trek up the rocky trails once again to reach Ramailo Danda. The view of Mera Peak, Salpa, and other mountains from here is breathtaking. The routes then lead you through a number of ascents and descents before crossing Surke La. The Mera Peak Expedition path next enters Makalu Barun National Park before descending to a lovely rhododendron grove. You will re-enter the dense bamboo forest and reach Cholem Kharka by continuing forward a short distance.

By traveling the Pasang Lhamu route from the village of Cholem Kharka, you will access the lovely forests where red pandas and other wildlife inhabit. Afterward, you will follow a track that ascends on the west side of the Hinku valley through dense pine and oak woodland. Afterward, you will drop a little bit and enter the rhododendron woodland through the bank of tumbling rivers. As you travel farther, you will pass through verdant meadows and use a little wooden bridge to cross a brook. The Mera Peak Expedition routes will rise from this point and enter the enchanted bamboo and pine forest. You will reach Khola Kharka after traveling on foot for about an hour.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 6 to 7 Hours

You will hear the singing of birds when you awaken early in the morning and enjoy your excellent breakfast in Khola Kharka. In order to go to Kothe, continue on your Mera Peak Adventure trek after leaving the settlement. You can see Mera Peak as you start your stroll along a straight trail. You will reach Majang Khola after slowly descending the paths, and a tiny route will let you cross it and enter the oak and juniper forest.

You will then continue on and pass Trashing Dingman before stopping for lunch. Following that, you will travel towards Thakthor and then Inkhu Khola, which will take you to the river's edge. From here, the route ascends and descends till it reaches Kothe. This lovely settlement serves as the starting point for the Mera Peak Climb, which rewards climbers with a stunning vista of the Himalayas.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 6 to 7 Hours

After a sumptuous breakfast, the short trip from Kothe to Thaknak starts along the crest of Hinku Khola. Up till you reach Gondishung, the Mera Peak Expedition will continue in the shadow of Mera Peak. The village is a seasonal community located on Hinku Drangka's western flank. You might eat lunch in one of the lodges while admiring the riverfront settings. You will continue from Gondishung when you have filled your stomach and passed a 200-year-old gompa. You will offer a prayer for a successful climb to the summit of Mera Peak here before continuing your adventure trek.

A rock with a drawing of Mera Peak and its route will be seen as you proceed. After that, continue walking upstream via a steep route and across multiple landslide zones. Nature will provide you with a close-up view of Mera Peak and Kusum Kanguru from one ridge as you continue to ascend the routes. You may take in the scenery as you continue your hike and gradually ascend a hill until you reach Thaknak. A small helmet with tea houses and antique stores, Thaknak is a yak and animal grazing area in the summer.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 3 to 4 Hours

As you leave Thanknak and proceed toward Khare on today's short hike, you will follow the Dig Glacier sideway moraine. Further on, the trail widens and takes you to Dig Kharka, where a big meadow provides a breathtaking view of the north Hinku Glacier and Charpate Himal. Thereafter, the routes take you upward via the moraines and into the mouths of the Hinku Nup and Shar Glaciers.

From this point on, the ascent becomes steeper while offering wonderful picturesque vistas until you reach the camping area at Khare. Khare lies in a stunning setting where Mera Peak's north face dominates the skyline. After getting some rest, you have lunch and get ready to hike a little distance around the settlement.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 4 to 5 Hours

You have a whole day set out for relaxation and acclimatization, so use it to get some basic training in and get ready for the expedition to climb Mera Peak. To adapt to the hard environment in the higher areas and receive technical instruction, you will stay in Khara. You will receive introductory instruction from the Green Valley Nepal Treks team on how to use crampons, ice axes, ascender jammers, rope technique, and carabiners. Also, they will demonstrate the ideal rope technique for you and aid in your practice.

You can trek to a neighboring hamlet or hill after exercising to obtain some altitude. It is preferable to trek up the gorgeous hill above the glacier if you have the time. The area offers a breathtaking perspective of the hills above and the lowlands below. Afterward, you may stroll through the Khare community and interact with the residents. Enjoy your surroundings and discover more about Himalayan culture while you have the chance. Make sure to take in the breathtaking view of Mera Peak because this community is situated in a great area.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

You will continue your hike toward Mera Base Camp after breakfast. The trek will begin with a difficult ascent via a road lined with boulders that leads to Mera La at 5400 m, from where you will continue to ascend towards Mera Glacier. The first part of the walk is easier, but as you approach the glacier, the terrain will become steeper, necessitating careful foot placement and pacing. Wear your helmets and exercise caution since this road is prone to landslides. At this point, you will put on your crampons and cross the large glacier, making wonderful memories. As you arrive at Mera Base Camp, you will descend the path while traversing the moraine and glacier on the northern side.

It's time to leave base camp and make a leisurely ascent to High Camp. Returning to the glacier, you will take the routes down to follow the simple snow slopes. Finally, after a little distance of walking, you will arrive at the region of crevasses that require careful navigation. From this point on, the hike will traverse through a rock-strewn area until you gradually ascend to High Camp. Don't forget to look back throughout your ascent to take in the amazing panorama of Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu, and Everest. High camp is tucked up behind a rocky outcropping between two glaciers.

There are several drop-offs when you reach the site because the camp space is small. At the High Camp, tents are erected with a magnificent view of Chamlang, Mera Peak, Everest, Nuptse, and Lhotse. You will have lunch when you get to the base, take a little break, and then start practicing ice climbing with the guide. A typical day at the camp consists of two to three hours of training. Make use of the remaining day by taking in the stunning view of the peaks in the vicinity.

  • Tented Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 6 to 7 Hours

You will leave the high camp at night at about two in the morning. The ascent will start gradually but mostly relies on the weather. You will equip the ropes and crampons after breakfast in preparation for your once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Take your time since the terrain will get harder at the beginning of the ascent. Towards the end of it, you can see the center top rising above the enormous glacier, bordered by two ridges. You will gently move along the snowfields as you climb uphill while dodging around crevasses. Before descending to the main summit ridge, swing to the east-hand ridge.

Our objective is to reach the highest of the three summits. Thus you make the last trek to the peak after a brief, sharp rise via the snow slope. Ascend gently into the chilly, windy environment as the final few feet demand a lot of work. By the time you reach the peak's crest, the sun will be rising, adding to its splendor. A breathtaking panorama of the snow-capped peaks greets you as you ascend Mera Peak. Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho-Oyu, Lhotse, Kangchenjunga, Nuptse, Chamlang, Baruntse, Kangtega, and Ama Dablam will all be visible to you.

After spending some time admiring the sights in the sun, you will start to walk back to High Camp. After eating lunch, you will have an hour or two to relax. You will now prepare your belongings, bid the High Camp your last farewell, and start the arduous ascent back to Khare. Your foot returns to the same path after finishing its day's activity. You could be worn out from today's long and interesting travel. Soak in a relaxing bath to prepare your body for the following day.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 9 to 10 Hours

You must get up early and have breakfast since the Mera Peak Expedition is still ongoing. Following that, you go on your journey by returning from Khare to Kothe. The descent to Kothe is a stunning trek, full of gorgeous scenery. Although the trip takes a lot of time and is physically exhausting, the breathtaking views of nature more than makeup for it. On your return trip, you take the same steep, uneven roads, but you reject to ascend.

The route back to Thaknak takes you past several glaciers, moraines, traditional settlements, and pastureland. After here, the day's walking will take another three to four hours. Live in the moment and take it all in. You finally arrive at Kothe after a day of strenuous downhill walking. You must be worn out because you still have a ways to go and may rest in your rooms.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 6 to 7 Hours

You choose a different path on the way back that will get you to Lukla faster than any other option. After breakfast, you go for the walk to Chetarwa. You initially ascend through a thick rhododendron forest, traverse a few ridges, and then arrive at a small settlement. You may take a stroll down the river's edge from here to one of the lodges where you can have lunch. In order to go to Chetarwa, you later descend the paths and slightly rise. You may get a breathtaking view of Everest, Ama Dablam, and Nuptse from this lovely settlement.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 6 to 7 Hours

It will take a hard day of hiking for you to go from Chetarwa to Lukla today. After filling up on food, you will start the descent to Lukla. To get there on this day, you must go via a number of villages, waterways, and woodland routes. You will eventually reach Lukla after several hours of walking. Your final day in the Everest region is today, so take in the majestic scenery and savor the occasion.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • 6 to 7 Hours

You will get up early today to take domestic aircraft from Lukla to Kathmandu. When you approach Kathmandu, you will see the breathtaking scenery. Our airport representative will take you to the hotel, where you will have breakfast, from the domestic terminal. It’s your last day in Nepal, so make the most of it by shopping at neighborhood stores. The purpose of the dinner is to celebrate the success of the Mera Peak Expedition.

  • 3 Stars Hotel in Thamel
  • Breakfast
  • 45 Minutes

Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

Cost Includes
  • Airport pickups as your arrival date and time by private vehicle
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek and climb period 
  • National Park entry permit and climbing permit.
  • Flight ticket to Lukla from Kathmandu including airport transportation.
  • Flight ticket to Kathmandu from Lukla including transportation. 
  • Duffle bag and sleeping bag for the trek (should be refunded after completion)
  • One Trekking Guide Lukla to Lukla
  • One Climbing guide Khare to Khare licensed by Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation.
  • 12 nights of tea house accommodation during the trek
  • 1 night’s tent accommodation at the high camp during climbing
  • Group mountaineering (climbing) equipment
  • All government and local taxes
  • Green Valley Nepal Treks T-shirt, trekking map, and trip achievement certificate
  • Purified drinking water (Ef-Chlor – water purification tablet)
  • Certificate of achievement (If needed)
  • Farewell dinner in Nepali restaurant in Thamel before your departure from Nepal
  • Free luggage stored at Green Valley Nepal Store During the Trek
  • An airport transfer service for your final departure
  • Airport transfer as yoru departure date and time
Cost Excludes
  • Nepalese visa fee, international airfare to and from Kathmandu, travel and rescue insurance
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg of luggage, a cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
  • Hotel and Meal in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • One porter between two trekkers is recommended. If you would like to take a porter it will cost USD 280 for one porter. 
  • Personal climbing equipment and personal climbing guide if requested
  • Tips for guides and porters (expected)
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Useful Info

Mera Peak Expedition Best Time, Season, and Months

The best times to go on a Mera Peak Adventure are in the autumn and spring. The weather is more consistent and less obstructed throughout these seasons. As a result, there are a good amount of hikers and climbers on the routes.

  • Spring Season (March, April, and May)

In nature, spring signifies the beginning of a new period, therefore everything is new and lovely at this time. New buds are sprouting in the trekking route, and the woodlands are starting to regrow their lost foliage. With winter having just ended and the snow slowly melting, it is the ideal season for hiking and climbing. On the Mera Peak Expedition in the spring, the weather is stable and warm.

The spring months in Nepal are March, April, and May. The lower region's temperature varies roughly 10 degrees throughout these times, and when the sun sets, it lowers as low as -4 degrees. As you go higher, the temperature decreases, reaching a maximum of -30 degrees at Mera Peak's summit. Fortunately, the weather is beautiful right now, making the stroll enjoyable. These months do not see much snowfall, however, the first week of March does have a small risk of drizzle. Generally, the sky is clear, and the sun is shining brightly from above, enhancing the clarity of the vistas.

  • Autumn Season(September, October, and November)

Everybody looking forward to the Mera Peak Expedition loves the autumn. Although spring is equally wonderful, due to the weather circumstances, autumn is always preferred. Autumn makes Mera Peak Adventure fascinating and alluring, giving it a secure place for excursions. Moreover, fresh flowers are blooming along the trails, adding to the trip's splendor. Nepal's Mountains experience autumnal weather in September, October, and November. While the first month starts after the monsoon has passed, gloomy clouds can still be observed hovering for a few days.

Yet by the middle of September, autumn has taken hold, and the weather begins to change and stabilize with fewer downpours and snowfall. In the lower region, it also turns chilly and fluctuates between 12 degrees throughout the day. While it gets down to 6 degrees at night and in the mornings, you should also prepare for temperatures to go into the negatives as you progress up the routes.

Food or Meal Availability on Mera Peak Expedition

For the Mera Peak Expedition, food and meal availability are of significant importance since high-altitude walking and climbing require sufficient nourishment. The good news is that the climbers will have access to enough food and meals as part of the Mera Peak Expedition package to keep them well-fed and motivated. We will give you 13 breakfasts, 13 lunches, and 13 dinners as part of this package. The following information relates to the availability of food and meals throughout this exciting journey:

  • Meals during Trekking: Climbers will stay in teahouses or lodges situated along the route while making the journey to Mera Peak Base Camp. Meals served at these teahouses or lodges include the both regional and foreign fare, such as Dal Bhat (rice, lentils, and veggies), spaghetti, noodles, soups, bread, and eggs. There are different hot and cold beverages, as well as tea and coffee, available.
  • Meals during Climbing: Climbers will spend their nights in campsites that have a kitchen and a cook throughout the Mera Peak adventure. Foods including rice, pasta, noodles, soups, bread, and eggs will be served along with dinners that feature both regional and international cuisine. To keep the climbers fueled throughout the ascent, the lunches also contain high-calorie snacks like almonds, chocolate, and energy bars.
  • Special Dietary Requirements: Climbers can let us know in advance if they have any specific dietary needs, such as being vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free. Throughout the travel, the firm will see to it that their dietary needs are addressed.
  • Safe Drinking Water: Water for drinking is accessible at all times during the trek, and it is advised that climbers consume three liters or more of water daily to keep hydrated. Drinking only boiling or treated water is essential if you want to stay healthy and prevent becoming sick while climbing.

Accommodation Facility on Mera Peak Expedition

Depending on the trekkers' desired degree of comfort and the trekking route, several types of lodging are available on the Mera Peak Expedition. The following are some lodging choices for the trek:

  • Teahouses: The most frequent type of lodging on the Mera Peak hike is teahouses. A bed, some blankets, and a common bathroom are provided in these modest cabins along the path. Trekkers can have hot meals in the dining rooms of the teahouses while interacting with other hikers.
  • Camping: Another lodging choice for the Mera Peak Trip is camping. Trekkers can bring their tents, sleeping bags, and other camping supplies and opt to set up camp along the path. Several trekking businesses also offer workers to set up and manage the campsites as well as camping supplies.
  • Lodges: During the Mera Peak Excursion, lodges offer a more opulent lodging choice. These are bigger, cozier hotels that provide individual rooms with connected bathrooms, hot showers, and other conveniences like Wi-Fi, power, and dining options.
  • High Altitude Tents: High altitude tents are erected at Mera La Pass (5,400m) and High Camp (5,800m) enabling trekkers to recover and acclimate before the Mera Peak summit attempt. While these tents are simple and have few conveniences, they offer warmth and protection from the cold alpine climate.

It's crucial to remember that the Mera Peak Expedition's lodging options are minimal and might not live up to everyone's expectations. Yet, the walk offers breathtaking scenery, opportunities to explore different cultures, and a chance to push one's physical and mental limits. To guarantee a pleasant and pleasurable climb, hikers need to be equipped appropriately and prepared for the undeveloped alpine environment.

Mera Peak Expedition Difficulty Level

Due to its elevation, erratic weather patterns, and tricky climbing parts, Mera Peak Climbing is regarded as a difficult hiking and climbing trip. The Mera Peak Climbing difficulty levels are broken down as follows:

  • Altitude: At a summit elevation of 6,476 meters, Mera Peak is one of the highest hiking peaks in Nepal. Altitude sickness can be brought on by altitude and, if not adequately treated, can be fatal. Trekkers must properly acclimatize, drink plenty of water, and move at a moderate and steady pace to prevent altitude-related issues.
  • Technical Difficulty: The climb to Mera Peak has multiple challenging portions that need the use of fixed ropes, crampons, and steep, ice slopes to traverse. Before undertaking Mera Peak Expedition, hikers must have prior climbing experience or complete training.
  • Weather: In the highlands, the weather is erratic and subject to sudden changes. Trekkers need to be ready for unforeseen weather changes, such as snow, rain, and wind. As temperatures drop dramatically at night during the summit attempt for Mera Peak, the trek becomes more challenging.
  • Duration: Including rest days for acclimatization, the Mera Peak Expedition lasts around 14 days. It's a difficult task due to the lengthy duration of the hike and the mental and physical difficulties of climbing.

Requirement of Travel Insurance during Mera Peak Expedition

Travel insurance is necessary to reserve a Mera Peak Expedition Package since it offers financial security against unanticipated occurrences like accidents, illness, and urgent evacuations. When selecting travel insurance coverage for this package, keep the following in mind:

  • Medical Coverage: There is a higher danger of injuries and illnesses when participating in the Mera Peak Expedition since it incorporates high-altitude trekking and challenging climbing aspects. Emergency medical care, hospitalization, and evacuation should all be covered by travel insurance.
  • Emergency Evacuation: In the case of an emergency, trekkers might need to be evacuated using a helicopter to a lower elevation or a hospital. Travel insurance must cover the cost of an emergency evacuation, which might be expensive in Nepal.
  • Trip Cancellation/Interruption: This journey requires a major time and financial commitment. Trip cancellation or interruption caused by unforeseeable circumstances like illness, injury, or natural catastrophes should be covered by travel insurance.
  • Adventure Sports Coverage: This package offers challenging stretches of technical climbing and is categorized as an adventure sport. Adventure sports and activities, such as mountaineering and trekking at high elevations, should be covered by travel insurance.

It's crucial to carefully read and comprehend the policy documentation before selecting travel insurance for the Mera Peak Adventure Package to ensure that you are covered for all consequences. To secure proper coverage, hikers should also disclose their itinerary and any current medical issues to the insurance provider.

Altitude Sickness and Remedies during Mera Peak Expedition

Altitude sickness, also known as acute mountain sickness (AMS), is a common problem faced by trekkers during Mera Peak Expedition. It occurs when the body fails to acclimatize to high altitudes, causing symptoms such as headache, nausea, dizziness, and shortness of breath. Here are some remedies for altitude sickness during Mera Peak Expedition:

  • Acclimatization: Acclimatizing properly is the most effective approach to avoid altitude sickness. Trekkers must rest for a few days, trek slowly and steadily, and avoid ascending too rapidly.
  • Hydration: It is crucial to maintain a hydration level to avoid altitude sickness. Trekkers must consume enough electrolyte-rich drinks, avoid alcohol, and limit their caffeine intake.
  • Medications: You must carry drugs that can either prevent or treat the symptoms of altitude sickness. Some of the drugs can be ibuprofen, dexamethasone, and acetazolamide. Keep in mind that before consuming these medicine you must consult with your doctor.
  • Descend: If altitude sickness symptoms become severe, the best remedy is to descend to a lower altitude. Trekkers should not continue climbing if they experience severe symptoms such as confusion, difficulty breathing, or loss of consciousness.
  • Oxygen: Supplemental oxygen can provide relief from altitude sickness symptoms. Oxygen tanks are available at some lodges and campsites along the Mera Peak Expedition route.
  • Rest: Taking rest and getting enough sleep is essential to prevent altitude sickness. Trekkers should not exert themselves and take frequent breaks to rest and recover.

Mera Peak Expedition Packing List, Gears, Equipment

Mera Peak Expedition is a challenging trek that requires proper gear and equipment to ensure a safe and comfortable journey. Here is a packing list for Mera Peak Expedition:

Clothing

  • Insulated jacket
  • Fleece or down jacket
  • Thermal underwear
  • Trekking pants
  • Hiking boots
  • Gaiters
  • Hiking socks
  • Sun hat and warm hat
  • Gloves

Equipment

  • Backpack
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Trekking poles
  • Headlamp
  • Sunglasses
  • Water bottles or hydration system
  • Personal first-aid kit
  • Sunscreen and lip balm
  • Insect repellent

Technical Gear

  • Crampons
  • Ice axe
  • Climbing harness
  • Climbing helmet
  • Carabiners and quickdraws
  • Rope (if needed)

It's important to pack light for Mera Peak Expedition and carry only essential items. Trekkers should also consider the weight restrictions on domestic flights and the porter's carrying capacity. Additionally, it's advisable to pack in a waterproof and durable bag to protect the gear from rain and rough handling. Other Recommended Packing List for Peak Climbing in Nepal.

Mera Peak Expedition Guide and Safety Major

Mera Peak Expedition is a challenging and technical trek that requires a professional guide for a safe and enjoyable journey. A guide provides valuable assistance, expertise, and knowledge of the terrain, weather conditions, and local culture. Here are some benefits of hiring a guide for Mera Peak Expedition:

  • A guide is an experienced professional who has knowledge of the trek, terrain, and weather conditions. They can provide valuable advice and assistance throughout the journey, including acclimatization, pacing, and route selection.
  • Safety is a top priority during Mera Peak Expedition. A guide can ensure a safe journey by monitoring weather conditions, managing altitude sickness, providing first aid, and implementing emergency procedures if needed.
  • A guide can provide insights into the local culture, traditions, and customs. They can also facilitate interactions with local communities, allowing trekkers to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the region.
  • A guide can assist with logistics, including arranging transportation, booking accommodations, and coordinating meals. This allows trekkers to focus on the climb without worrying about the logistics of the journey.
  • A guide can help with communication and translation, particularly with the local community. This can be helpful for trekkers who do not speak the local language.

When choosing a guide for Mera Peak Expedition, it's essential to ensure that they are qualified, experienced, and licensed by the government. A reputable guide will have extensive knowledge of the trek, the region, and the local culture. They will also have a good track record of providing safe and enjoyable climbing experiences.

Mera Peak Expedition Booking Procedure

With Green Valley Nepal Treks, one of Nepal's leading trekking companies, you can get the lowest price now on Mera Peak Expedition Package. With several qualified guides, we are completely government-approved and registered trekking and adventure specialists (the firm registration number is 71671/066/067). Additionally, we are affiliated with several national tourist organizations, including the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), TAAN, NMA, KEEP, and many others. The finest experience of a lifetime will undoubtedly be trekking with the most reputable and highly recommended local firm by many organizations. For this trip, we thus warmly welcome you all to the Green Valley Nepal Treks family. You simply need to pay a 10% deposit now and the rest when you arrive for the booking producers.

What our travelers saysClient Reviews
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    Amazing Time Climbing Mera Peak

    I had an amazing time climbing Mera Peak with Green Valley Nepal Treks. The itinerary was well-planned, and the accommodations and food were great. Our guide was knowledgeable and experienced, and he made the climb both safe and enjoyable. The views from the summit were incredible, and it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that I will never forget. I highly recommend Green Valley Nepal Treks for anyone looking to climb Mera Peak.

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    Juan RodriguezSeptember 08, 2022Spain
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    Mera Peak Expedition with Green Valley Nepal Treks

    I recently completed the Mera Peak Expedition with Green Valley Nepal Treks, and it was an incredible experience from start to finish. The team at Green Valley Nepal Treks provided excellent support and guidance throughout the climb, ensuring our safety and comfort at all times. The climb itself was challenging, but the views from the summit were breathtaking. I highly recommend Green Valley Nepal Treks to anyone considering the Mera Peak Expedition.

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    Sarah JohnsonApril 11, 2022Canada
FAQs
  • Mera Peak is a mountain located in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas, in Nepal. It is one of the highest trekking peaks in Nepal, standing at an elevation of 6,476 meters (21,247 feet).

  • Mera Peak expedition is considered a challenging trekking peak due to its high elevation and technical difficulties. However, with proper training and experience, it is accessible to climbers with intermediate to advanced mountaineering skills.

  • The best time to climb Mera Peak is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is clear, and the temperature is moderate. These are also the busiest times on the mountain, with the most reliable weather conditions.

  • Climbing Mera Peak requires a climbing permit from the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), as well as a trekking permit from the Sagarmatha National Park. These permits can be obtained through a registered trekking agency in Nepal.

  • The Mera Peak expedition typically takes around 14 to 16 days, including trekking to and from the mountain, acclimatization days, and the summit attempt. However, the duration of the climb can vary depending on the climber's experience, fitness level, and weather conditions.

  • The gear required for Mera Peak expedition includes mountaineering boots, crampons, ice axe, harness, ropes, carabiners, helmet, warm clothing, sleeping bag, and backpack, among other essentials. It is recommended to consult with an experienced mountaineer or a trekking agency to determine the necessary equipment.

  • Prior mountaineering experience is recommended for Mera Peak expedition, as it involves technical climbing on ice and snow. However, with proper training and preparation, the climb is accessible to climbers with intermediate to advanced mountaineering skills.

  • Accommodation during the Mera Peak expedition is typically in teahouses or tents, depending on the route and itinerary. Teahouses are basic lodges with shared rooms and facilities, while camping involves setting up tents at designated campsites along the route.

  • The cost of climbing Mera Peak can vary depending on the trekking agency, itinerary, and services included. On average, the cost can range from $3,000 to $5,000 per person, including permits, accommodation, meals, equipment, and guide fees.

  • The most popular route for Mera Peak Expedition starts with a flight to Lukla, followed by a trek to the village of Paiya, where the climb begins. The route then passes through the villages of Pangkongma, Nashing Dingma, Chalem Kharka, and Kothe, before reaching the Mera La pass. From here, the climb involves technical ascent on ice and snow, before reaching the summit of Mera Peak.

  • Climbing Mera Peak involves risks such as altitude sickness, falls, avalanches, and extreme weather conditions. It is important to have proper acclimatization, equipment, and a trained guide to mitigate these risks. It is also recommended to have travel insurance that covers high altitude climbing.

  • Climbing Mera Peak requires a high level of physical fitness and endurance, as it involves trekking for several days at high altitude, as well as technical climbing on ice and snow. It is recommended to have prior trekking or mountaineering experience, as well as proper training and preparation for the climb.

  • Climbing Mera Peak independently is not recommended, as it requires technical climbing skills, equipment, and proper acclimatization. It is recommended to climb with a trained guide from a registered trekking agency, who can provide support and assistance throughout the climb.

  • Altitude sickness is a risk during the Mera Peak expedition, as the climb involves ascending to high altitudes. It is important to have proper acclimatization and to ascend slowly, to avoid altitude sickness. Symptoms of altitude sickness can include headaches, nausea, dizziness, and shortness of breath, among others. In severe cases, altitude sickness can be life-threatening, and it is important to descend immediately if symptoms worsen.Top of Form

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