Mera Peak Climbing

Mera Peak is arranged in shocking domain, south of Mt. Everest and on the outskirt of the wonderful Makalu-Barun National Park. Mera Peak is 6,476m/21,190 ft and one of the most elevated of all the trekking tops in Nepal. It will be a strenuous move to that height, which is higher than a large portion of the crests past the Himalayan Range. From the summit you will have the most exciting scene conceivable of the stunningly close, goliath pinnacles of Nepal and Tibet and the land underneath them. It is a mountain which lies in the Himalayas,Standing gladly erect, Mera Peak is the most famous trekking goal and is the most noteworthy trekking crest in Nepal.

Furthermore, it offers the absolute most fantastic mountain landscape, perfect timberland, and high height moving on the planet. We begin this move with a hair-raising flight into the residential area of Lukla at 2,800 m (9,184 ft). From that point it is a six-day trek, with a lot of acclimatization days to keep us solid at our continually expanding elevation, through some of Nepal’s most flawless Rhododendron, oak, silver fir and birch woodlands, past delightful snow capped lakes, lastly up to the foot of Mera Glacier where well build up base camp. Mera Peak Climbing gives a great perspective in Nepal with a sweeping perspective of numerous mountains and the scene. On the Mera Peak Climbing experience, you will likewise have a tremendous perspective of the Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse in the north.

The best seasons to climb Mera Peak are March to May and September to early December.

Itinerary

Day to Day Itenary

Day 1  Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.


Day 2  Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley


Day 3  Fly to Lukla then trek to Paiya


Day 4  Trek from Paiya to Pangkongma


Day 5  Trek from Pangkongma to Nashing Dingma


Day 6  Trek from Nashing Dingma to Chhatra Khola


Day 7  Trek from Chhatra Khola to Kothey


Day 8  Trek from Khothey to Thaknak


Day 9  Trek from Thaknak to Khare


Day 10  Acclimatization and Rest day at Khare


Day 11  Trek from Khare to Mera High Camp


Day 12  Mera High Camp to summit and then return to Khare


Day 13  Spare day in case of bad weather


Day 14  Trek from Khare to Khothey


Day 15  Trek from Khothey to Thuli Kharka


Day 16  Trek from Thuli Kharka to Lukla


Day 17  Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu


Day 18  Final departure

Itinerary Detail

Day 01:  Arrival in Kathmandu Nepal.

Upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be hearty welcomed by our staffs.  After completion of airport duties (visas, documents, etc.), you will proceed towards the arrival gate and look for our representatives.  After that, you will be transferred  to Zen Holiday (hotel).  After checking in, you can take rest.  We will organize a typical Nepali welcome dinner at the evening along with Nepali traditional dance and music.

Day 02: Kathmandu – Trek preparation.

After finishing breakfast, we start our day with sightseeing some local historical and cultural attractions near Kathmandu including durbar square and temples like Pashupatinath, Baudha, and Swyambhu (monkey temple) with tour guide.  After that, we will meet our trekking guide, team leader, and other members for pre-trip discussion and prepare about the Everest trek where you can ask any questions regarding this trek.  Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

Day 03:  Kathmandu – Lukla to Phakding (2610 m).

After breakfast, we will go to Tribhuvan International Airport’s domestic terminal for flight to Lukla (2800 m), gateway from where our trek officially starts.  During the 40-minute flight you will see the magnificent view of Himalayas.  After landing, we meet our crew there and make arrangements to trek further to reach Phakding.  At the end of Lukla village, there is Pasang Lhamu Memorial Gate.  We have to cross this memorial to reach Chuplung village and other Sherpa villages.  The trail continues to reach Thado Koshi from where you can see KusumKhangaru mountain.  There are few tea houses and lodges to take rest and for refreshment.  There are many chortens and colorful prayer flags and prayer wheels on the way to Phakding.  This village is situated in the bank of Dudh Koshi river.  From this village, you can see Kongde mountain.  We will spend our leisure time by doing short hike to nearby monasteries and local villages.  Overnight in this village includes meals; breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 04:  Phakding – Namche Bazar (3440 m).

We start our trek today along the bank of Dudh Koshi River and crossing this river through many suspension bridges.  We will walk through jungles of pine and different other vegetations.  While trekking, we will see different breathtaking views of different Himalayan ranges.  You will also see waterfall while trekking on the way to Namche.  We will pass through Sagarmatha National Park and enter our name.  After few minutes of walk from here, we reach Jorsalle river side which is a good place to eat lunch.  After finishing our lunch, we further continue our trek and after few minutes after crossing suspension bridge, we will reach Larja Dobhan where Bhote Koshi river and Dudh Koshi river meets.  And walking for about 3 hours, we will reach Namche Bazar, which is the gateway to Mt. Everest and main hub for business in this region.  This Bazar is one of the biggest Sherpa village where there are many hotels, lodges, and stores which sells souvenirs and trekking gears.  For entertainment, there are cyber cafes which provide 24-hours internet service.  Local cafes also show documentaries regarding the early expeditions and trekking.  You can enjoy the documentary with cup of tea, coffee, and bakery items.  Also there are banks and ATMs.  Overnight at Namche Bazar includes meals; breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Day 05:  Namche bazar rest day (acclimatization).

Today is the rest day for acclimatization.  Today, we will stay around Namche Bazar and do short hike Syangboche village.  There is Syanboche Airport in this village.  After hiking for few minutes we reach to Everest View Hotel from where we can see beautiful view of different himalayan ranges like Thamserku (6,608m), Kusum Kanguru ( 6367 m), ( Nuptse (7,861m), Lhotse (8,414m), Ama Dablam (6,856m) and even Mt. Everest (8,850m).  We can also see Khumjung village.  There is a school made by Tenzing and Hillary in this village.  In the center of the school, there is a statue of Sir Edmund Hillary.  There is a sacred mountain Khumbila, where Guru Rimpoche mediated and it is considered to be one of the religious and sacred mountains by the local people.  The main purpose of this short hike is to adjust our body to altitude to ascend further.  This hike will surely help us to acclimatize.

This bazar is the main business market where there are government offices, bakeries, restaurants, cafes, shops, ATM’s, etc.  We can go to Tourist Visitor Center near Sagarmatha National park, were there are things related to the first Everest ascenders, local Sherpa cultures, and different flora and faunas found in this region.  There is a special market in Saturdays where people from surrounding villages gather in this bazar to buy or sell their local household products like grains and other daily use products.  Overnight at Namche Bazar includes meals; breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Day 6:  Namche Bazar to Tengboche (3860 m):

It will take about 6 to 7 hours to reach Tengboche today.  Today’s trek will be little difficult as the trail gradually ascends to reach our today’s destination.  Our trek is accompanied by beautiful views of mountains.  There are few places where you can take a tea break before reaching Tengboche.  Walking through dry, rocky trail and crossing the suspension bridge, we reach finally Tengboche.  There is an old monastery here in Tengboche, which are decorated with colorful prayer flags as well as prayer wheels and prayer stones.  Overnight stay at Tengboche includes meals; breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 7:  Tengboche to Khumjung (3870 m):

Today, we will walk through jungles of rhododendron and other floras and faunas.  Today’s trail is mostly uphill and slight downhill, so it will be quite difficult trek.  Taking rest and break in the route to catch a breath and enjoy the beauty of nature, we reach Khumjung in about 5-6 hours of walking.  We can either spend remaining day resting or we can go visit the Hillary Hospital in Khunde, just about 30 minutes of walk or we can roam around for little sightseeing here in Khumjung.  Overnight stay at lodge includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 8:  Khumjung to Thame (3,570 m):

Today’s walk will be for about 5 to 6 hours.  One might feel uneasy while trekking up due to low altitude and weather condition.  En route, we will see Khumbila and Ama Dablam mountains in our front.  We will take short lunch break in Thamu Village and do some sightseeing there.  There are old monasteries in this village.  We continue walking through rhododendron forests and rocky trails to reach Bhote Koshi river and then few hours of walking, we reach Thame, another beautiful place to stay overnight.  Short walk from Thame, you will reach Ghilung village, which is home of Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, who accompanied Sir Edmund Hillary who successfully summited the Everest.  In evening time, we will go visit monasteries and offer prayers.  North of Thame is bordered with Tibet, so people here are mostly influenced by Tibetan culture and rituals.  This place is home of the Sherpa climbers who have successfully climbed Mt. Everest as well as other mountains.  Overnight stay here includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Day 9:  Thame to Monjo (2835 m):

We will walk through different bends and forested slopes.  If we are lucky enough, while walking through forest, we might see different wild animals and birds like mountain goats, snow leopards, thar, pheasants, etc.  After few hours of walk, we reach Namche where we can rest and shop in local stores.  Namche is a main tourist hub where they provide internet facilities, coffee shops.  After resting for some time here, we trek further steep crossing a suspension bridge near confluence of Bhote Koshi and Dudh Koshi River.  We have to cross Dudh Koshi river twice in different places to reach Monjo.  By now, we are out of Sagarmatha National Park and reach Monjo village.  Overnight stay at Monjo includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 10:  Monjo to Lukla (2840 m):

Today, we will take the same route that we took to go up.  We trek through pine and rhododendron forest.  We can take our time to walk down because today is our last day of trekking.  While trekking, we can see different houses and people, mostly Buddhist influenced in culture and tradition.  Upon reaching Lukla, we can take rest for some time or if some energy left in your body, you can go for local sightseeing.  We recall all the memories the trip that we have done in the past few days and share that experience among friends.  Overnight in lodge includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 11:  Lukla to Kathmandu:

Today, we fly back to Kathmandu.  We will reach Kathmandu in the morning and rest the whole day in the hotel or you can go out for shopping for friends and relatives.  You can also go for some local sightseeing if you have leisure time.  At evening, we will have dinner together to celebrate the successfully completing our trekking.

Day 12:  Final departure:

Today will be your last day here in Nepal.  You can still do some last moment shopping or local sightseeing if there is any leisure time left.  And approximately 3 hours before scheduled flight, our representative will take you to international airport.

Include/Exclude

Service Include:

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • Tented accommodation during the climb
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with tea/coffeeduring the trek and climb
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
  • English speaking, trained and experienced trekking guide(leader), climbing guide (leader) and assistant guides
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • sleeping bag  (to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paper work; trekking permits and Peak climbing permit
  • Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
  • Group mountaineering (climbing) equipments
  • Medical kit (carried by your guide)
  • All government and local taxes
  • Farewell Dinner at typical Nepali resturant
  • Travel and Rescue arrangement (Helicopter evacuation available if required,at the clients cost based on clients insurance policy)

Service Exclude:

  • Nepalese visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage, cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Personal climbing guide if requested
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Services not listed in the include section

Equipment List

PERSONAL EQUIPMENTS FOR TREKKING

  • • Fleece beanie
    • sun glasses
    • Chap stick / Sunscreen
    • Face mask or Scarf
    • Hand towel
    • Wind stopper / waterproof top and bottom
    • Cold weather down jacket below waist
    • Fleece jacket and trouser
    • Trekking trouser
    • T-Shirts(short or long sleeves) dry fit is better
    • Polypropylene thermal tops and bottom, at least 2pairs,
    • Wind stopper and fleece gloves
    • Socks and under wears
    • Trekking boot
    • Snow Gaiter (optional)
    • Runners / Snickers for camps
    • Head torch
    • Personal medical kit
    • Water Bottle/Camel Pak
    • Trekking / Ski pole (optional. Handy for anyone with knee problem)
    • Spare batteries for Camera andflash light. Check charging facility along your journey
    • Day pack Minimum25L with side pocket for water bottle
Departure Date
  • Start Date
  • End Date
  • Booked
  • Availability
Terms and Conditions

Himalayan Gateway Trek is a reputed adventure travel company that has been serving thousands of trekkers from all around the world. We are situated in Thamel, Kathmandu ,registered under license number 2126/073. Bunch of experienced guides and focused stuff has made the company this trust worthy up to date. The company is under the supervision of Mr Bipin Lamichhane (Head) which has been providing facilities such as Trekking, hiking, tours and peak climbing. We are fully approved and licensed under Ministry of Tourism, Government of Nepal. We are also an active member of Trekking agents association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Mountaineering Assocation (NMA).

 

  • When you confirmed the trip,you should pay 25 % (Non- Refundable) down payment from total trip cost advance as per the company’s policy,it help us to reserve Hotels in city, domestic flights and all other trip arrangements for final trip booking. with your deposit we need your details of scan passport copy by e-mail for all trips in Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan,which is more secure for you to book flight ticket or more things in your real name, gender, date of birth and passport number with home address.

  • All clients are request to have a valid passport, relevant visa/s and conform to the health regulations required by the country/s that will be visited during the trip

  • You should clear rest of the amount on your Arrival day. 

  • Any trip booking Payment process is very easy with Himalayan Gateway Trek (P.) Ltd, We accept your last minute booking also, but you should pay total tour cost in advance.

Travel Insurance

Insurance strategy takes care of the expense of a save helicopter from rocky or remote districts of the nation and covers all outrageous exercises for your excursion, for example, boating, endeavor, trekking, canyoning and so on.

On the off chance that you fall sick or have a mishap amid your trek in Nepal, the cost can end up noticeably over the top on the off chance that you need travel protection.

Numerous insurance agencies from everywhere throughout the world are giving travel protection administrations at a sensible cost and on the off chance that you are travlling in a gathering, you might have the capacity to get further rebates.

We firmly prescribe you to purchase a travel protection that comers Rescue and Evacuation at that point bring your strategy subtle elements (eg approach number, contact telephone, scope, and so forth) since save administrations will seldom go to your guide without money store or a guarantee in Kathmandu however when you are doing visit with us, we orchestrate helicopter departure in crisis case because of height ailment or enduring damage amid campaign/trekking/Climbing or potentially wellbeing conditions.

You have to either send your duplicate of travel protection approach authentication or basically convey alongside you amid your excursion. Himalayan Gateway Treks don’t offer or mastermind any kind of Travel Insurance Policy.

At long last, please dependably have a printed duplicate of your protection strategy helpful while going in Nepal

Health & Medicine Advice

High mountain ranges such as the Himalaya and Andes offer some of the most spectacular hiking opportunities on the planet. That being said, walking at high altitude brings with it certain inherent risks. Good advice is to make sure that you are well prepared for the trek since lack of fitness can often lead to discomfort or illness. The most common health issues that trekkers have during the trekking is altitude sickness so we should always ready for these risks. Something as simple as a foot blister can totally ruin a trek, not only for you but also for your companions.

->You are healthy and mental and physical wellness at the season of booking this visit

->A standout amongst the most well-known grievances endured by guests to Nepal is stomach issue. Drink just packaged beverages with the seals in place, boiled and filtered water. Maintain a strategic distance from extremely spicy foods in the event that you are unused to it.

->Before beginning, do warm-up activities. Extending slowly builds heart rate, temperature and flow to your muscles. Likewise, following a decent night’s rest, your muscles require warming.

->Altitude sickness is the name given to the collection of symptoms which can happen, when a man endeavors to rise too rapidly at heights over 2500 m (8202 ft). If you take the necessary precautions and listen to your body, chances are you will be fine.

->Wearing good, comfortable and softened up footwear will go far to dodging foot issues like blisters which is one of the probability issues among trekkers.

->You should have taken the necessary precautions to immunise/vaccinate for the destination you are   travelling to. If you fail to comply with the duty of disclosure in this condition and if Escape Trekking Adventures would not have permitted you to undertake the tour, or continue participation of the tour, had you made full disclosure under this condition, Himalayan Gateway trek will not be liable, except to the minimum extent.

Personal first Aid Kit

Medical survival kits are often a boring subject and many hikers don’t give it much attention. However, a survival kit is one of the most important items you carry and should not be compromised. Carry a first aid kit with you. Every outdoor person must have a personal first aid kit with proper medical background information inside, namely: emergency contact info, blood type, allergies and current medication. Trekkirs should carry followings things.
->Analgesics. Aspirin, Advil or Tylenol – for headaches etc.
->Thermometer (to check for fever) – mercury thermometers are prohibited by airlines
->Anti-diarrhoeal drug
->Antibiotic eye drops (one bottle)
->Anti-inflammatory drug
->Tweezers (for removal of splinters)
->Adhesive waterproof tape (3-4′ long of 1″ wide tape rolled onto a popsicle stick or sewing thread bobbin)
->Safety pins (2 large pins; can be used for gear, to secure bandages, dig out a splinter, etc)
->Medical gloves (1 pair, nitrile surgical or non-latex barrier gloves; the sanitary option if you need to help someone that is bleeding, or you want them to help you!)
->Muslin Triangular Bandage in a compressed package (handly as a sling of to fashion different types of splints)

Trekking equipment
  • • Fleece beanie
    • sun glasses
    • Chap stick / Sunscreen
    • Face mask or Scarf
    • Hand towel
    • Wind stopper / waterproof top and bottom
    • Cold weather down jacket below waist
    • Fleece jacket and trouser
    • Trekking trouser
    • T-Shirts(short or long sleeves) dry fit is better
    • Polypropylene thermal tops and bottom, at least 2pairs,
    • Wind stopper and fleece gloves
    • Socks and under wears
    • Trekking boot
    • Snow Gaiter (optional)
    • Runners / Snickers for camps
    • Head torch
    • Personal medical kit
    • Water Bottle/Camel Pak
    • Trekking / Ski pole (optional. Handy for anyone with knee problem)
    • Spare batteries for Camera andflash light. Check charging facility along your journey
    • Day pack Minimum25L with side pocket for water bottle
Nepal visa

Tourist who intends to visit Nepal must hold a valid passport and visa.

You may get your tourist visa in your home country or on arrival. We recommend you to get your tourist visa on arrival as it is very easy. To get your visa on arrival, you must have a valid passport and 2 passport sized photo with a light background.

Tourist Visa fee for visitors who enter Nepal for the first time in a visa year, from January to December:

  • Multiple entry visa for 15 days US$ 25
  • Multiple entry visa for 30 days US$ 40
  • Multiple entry visa for 90 days US$ 100

Tourist visa extension facility:

  • Visa extension fee for the period of 15 days us US$ 30
  • Visa extension fee for the period of more than 15 days US$ 2 per day.
  • Visa can be extended for a maximum period of 150 days in a visa year (January – December) at the Department of Immigration.

No visa required for:

  • Children below 10 yrs.
  • Any foreigner, who has stayed in Nepal up to fifteen (15) days continuously and re-enters Nepal during the same visa year.
  • Any tourist who is entering Nepal for three days or less.
Permits and fees

Entrance fees must be paid before touring heritage sites around Kathmandu Valley

Foreigners SAARC Nepalese
Narayanhiti Durbar Museum Rs. 500 Rs. 250 Rs. 100
Kathmandu Durbar square Rs. 750 Rs. 150 free
National Museum Chhauni Rs. 200 Rs. 25 Rs. 20
Patan Durbar Square Rs. 500 Rs. 100 free
Patan Museum Rs. 250 Rs. 25 Rs. 10
Patan Golden Temple Rs. 50 Rs. 20 free
Mahabouddha Temple Rs. 50 Rs. 30 free
Bhaktapur Durbar Square Rs. 1,500 Rs. 500 free
National Art Museum, Bhaktapur Rs. 100 Rs. 50 Rs. 20
Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) Rs. 200 Rs. 50 free
Bouddhanath Stupa Rs. 250 Rs. 150 free
Pashupatinath Temple Rs. 1,000 Rs. 1,000 free
Changu Narayan Temple Rs. 100 Rs. 25 free
Ethnographic Museum, NTB Rs. 200 Rs. 100 Rs. 30

 

Entrance permits fees for National parks and Conservations areas

Foreigners SAARC Nepalese
Makalu-Barun national park
Sagarmatha national park
Langtang national park
Rara national park
Shey Phoksundo national park
Khaptad national park
Rs. 3,000/person +13% VAT Rs. 1’500/person + 13%VAT free
Bardia National Park
Parsa Wildlife Reserve
Koshi Toppi Wildlife Reserve
Rs. 1,000/person Rs. 500/person Rs. 50/person
Chitwan National Park Rs. 1,500/person Rs. 500/person Rs. 100/person
All Conservation Areas Rs. 2,000/person Rs. 200/person free

Jungle drives / vehicle entry fees

Car Jeep Van Chopper
Chitwan National Park Rs. 2,000/day Rs. 4,000/day Rs. 5,000/day Rs. 5,000/landing
Parsa, Shuklaphanta
Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve
Rs. 1,000/day Rs. 2,000/day Rs. 3,000/day Rs. 5,000/landing
Trekking grades

Trekking grades

Food And Accommodations.

Himalayan Gateway Trek  usually books hotel accommodation for you in cities on  Bed and Breakfast basis as your requirements. During your trek you can stay in a local tea house or camp. It depends on your wishes. While you are on a tea house trek, Himalayan Gateway Trek  invites you to choose the food you like for your breakfast, lunch and dinner from the menu. Our experienced guide will help with selecting and ensure that you get hygienically prepared, plentiful and healthy food. Most tea houses offer a variety of rice and noodle dishes, as well as seasonal vegetables. A variety of cereals, bread and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast, properly Hot drinks like Tea/coffee,Hot chocolate and others are available with all meals, and you can also buy mineral water in most of the areas where you find tea houses.



Tour Highlights

  • Trip Grade
  • Duration18
  • Starting PointLukla
  • Ending PointLukla
  • TransportationPrivate car/Flight
  • Group Size2-10
  • MealsBreakfast in city | 3 meals during trek and climb
  • ActivitiesTrekking,Tours,Adventure,Climbing
  • Trek StyleTea House | Camping
  • Max. Altitude6461 m
  • Best TimeMarch to may and september to December

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