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

OUTLINE ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel.


Day 02: Fly to Lukla then trek to Paiya (2,730 M). 4-5 hrs


Day 03: Trek from Paiya to Pangkoma (2,850 M). 6-7 hrs


Day 04: Trek from Pangkoma to Ramailo Dada (3,276 M). 6-7 hrs


Day 05: Trek from Ramailo Dada to Chatrekhola (3,150 M). 7-8  hrs


Day 06: Trek from Chatrekhola to Kothe (4,182 M). 6-7 hrs


Day 07: Trek from Kothe to Thaknak (4,350 M). 4-5 hrs


Day 08: Trek from Thaknak to Khare (5,045 M).4-5 hrs


Day 09: Acclimatize day at Khare


Day 10: Trek from Khare to Mera High Camp (5,800 M). 5-6 hrs


Day 11: High Camp to Mera Peak Summit (6,654 M) then back to Khare (5,045 M). 7-8 hrs


Day 12: Spare day at Khare in case of bad weather.


Day 13: Trek from Khare to Kothe (4,182 M). 4-5 hrs


Day 14: Trek from Kothe to Thuli Kharka (3,900 M). 5-6 hrs


Day 15: Trek from Thuli Kharka to Lukla (2,860 M). 6-7 hrs


Day 16: Fly back to Kathmandu. 40 Minutes


Day 17: Rest Day in Kathmandu.


Day 18: Departure to your home.

 

Additional Information:

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Itinerary Detail

DETAIL ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel.

We heartily welcome you to Nepal. Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, our representative waiting you outside, greets you with great reverence and earnestly transfers you to the hotel. Before dinner, you could walk around Thamel or spend time as you wish. Overnight at Kathmandu.


Day 02: Fly to Lukla then trek to Paiya (2,730 M). 4-5 hrs

Early morning we fly from Kathmandu to Lukla. Lukla has a tiny airstrip and the scenic flight duration is just above 40 minutes. Upon landing, while the guides and porters will divide the baggage and you can have a good look around and take picture.Then we will head towards paisa and it takes approximately 4-5 hrs. along the way we will pass villages, hills and jungles.


Day 03: Trek from Paiya to Pangkoma (2,850 M). 6-7 hrs

After breakfast we will trek to Pangkoma , the trail goes through Rhododendron & Bamboo forest .You can see beautiful view of Dudh Koshi Valley and Dudh Kund Himal before reaching Pangkoma village.


Day 04: Trek from Pangkoma to Ramailo Dada (3,276 M). 6-7 hrs

After breakfast we will head towards Ramailo Dada, along the way we will pass numerous prayer flags & Mani walls. Today we will also cross Pangkoma Pass which is 3,174 M .


Day 05: Trek from Ramailo Dada to Chatrekhola (3,150 M). 7-8  hrs

Today our destination is chatrekhola, on the way we will pass rhododendron forest and there is also chance to see Red Panda.. Overnight at Chatrekhola.


Day 06: Trek from Chatrekhola to Kothe (4,182 M). 6-7 hrs

After breakfast we leave chartekhola and head towards kothe, along the way we can see beautiful view of Mera Peak. We will cross the rivers and trek through forest of pine ,moss and  rhododendron trees.


Day 07: Trek from Kothe to Thangnak (4,350 M). 4-5 hrs

After breakfast we will leave kothe and head towards Thangnak , we will walk through Hinku River’s riverbed and have lunch at Gondisung .After few walk from Gondisung , we can see a two-century-old Buddhist Gompa, Lungsumgba Gompa. People believe that lighting the shrine at this Gompa makes the Mera Peak Climbing successful.

Thangnak is a Pasture land that sees locals only during Summer to graze their Yaks. But, there are some basic tea houses to provide food and night stay for Mera Peak ascenders.


Day 08: Trek from Thaknak to Khare (5,045 M).4-5 hrs

Today we will trek to Khare and it is a  difficult trek day as we have to pass through the steep trails. On the way we will pass Hinku and Shar Glacier. Once we reach to Khare we can see beautiful view of Mera Peak, Khare is the acclimatization point for  Mera Peak  climber’s.


Day 09: Acclimatize day at Khare

Since we have already gained altitude of 5,000 M, our body needs to acclimatize because you can’t go straight to climb the peak, if we do so we might get AMS.

Today our climbing guide will instruct you about climbing gears and equipment.


Day 10: Trek from Khare to Mera High Camp (5,800 M). 5-6 hrs

After breakfast we will start our journey towards Mera High Camp, this is the first day you will need to use technical clmbing skill. The trail goes through Rocky, icey glaciers and small crevasses . On the way you can see beautiful view of Mt. Nuptse, Cho Oyu , Makalu, Lothse, Barutse and Everest.


Day 11: High Camp to Mera Peak Summit (6,654 M) then back to Khare (5,045 M). 7-8 hrs

Today is an important day of our trip as well as it’s a challenging. We will wake up around 1 AM and have breakfast then start our journey to Mera Peak Top. We must start early to avoid noon winds because it makes our climb difficult.

We will follow our climbing guide’s instructions. From the top we can see magnificient view of Mount Everest (8,848m), Cho-Oyu (8210m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8481m), Kangchenjunga (8586m), Nuptse (7861m), Chamlang (7319m), Baruntse (7129m), Ama Dablam (6812m), Kangtega (6779m), and several other peaks.

After enjoying the views and celebrating our success , we will descend to Mera Peak Base Camp and then to Khare and stay overnight there.


Day 12: Spare day at Khare in case of bad weather.

The weather in the mountain is very unpredictable. Due to the bad weather our summit day can vary. If we were unable to summit Mera Peak on previous day, we will use today as a summit day, otherwise we just roam around Khare and take rest.


Day 13: Trek from Khare to Kothe (4,182 M). 4-5 hrs

After breakfast we will trek back to Kothe and stay overnight there, Today the route is mostly downhill so it’s easier and quicker to walk. We will walk through the dense forest of Oak, Pine and Rhododendron trees.


Day 14: Trek from Kothe to Thuli Kharka (3,900 M). 5-6 hrs

After breakfast we will leave our hotel for Thuli Kharka today its gonna be more uphill passing through the dense forest then continuously walking in the western section of Hinku valley.


Day 15: Trek from Thuli Kharka to Lukla (2,860 M) via Zatrawala Pass ( 4,600 m). 6-7 hrs

Today is the last trekking day of our Mera Peak summit journey. Today we will trek to Lukla, On the way we will trek via Zatrawala Pass (4,600 M) and it offers us magnificent views of Peaks.

After Zatrawala Pass we will descend to Chutanga and to Lukla, stay Overnight at lukla.


Day 16: Fly back to Kathmandu. 40 Minutes

We take the earliest possible flight back to Kathmandu. You will pass over the several mountains. You can create your travel videos over mountain or take pic. Our guide will transfer you to your hotel where you can relax at your will. After all you can visit local city as well as can join in party in nearby hub like Thamel.


Day 17: Rest Day in Kathmandu.

Today is a rest day after your Mera Peak summit. Today you can totally take rest or roam around thamel and buy souvenirs . Otherwise you can also take a tour  in Kathmandu . we suggest Pashupatinath Temple,Boudhanath Stupa , Shoyambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Square.At the evening we will take you to Typical Nepali Restaurant for Dinner.


Day 18: Departure to your home.

As per your flight schedule, we transfer you to the Tribhuvan International Airport 3 hours prior to your flight to the next destination.

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).

1, When you confirmed the trip,you should pay 25 % (Non- Refundable) down payment from total trip cost in advance as per the company’s policy, it help us to reserve Hotel’s in city, domestic flight’s and all other trip arrangement’s 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.

2, 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.

3, 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$ 30
  • Multiple entry visa for 30 days US$ 50
  • Multiple entry visa for 90 days US$ 125

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
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 Size1-15
  • MealsBREAKFAST+LUNCH+DINNER
  • ActivitiesTrekking,Mountaineering
  • Trek StyleTea House | Camping
  • Max. Altitude6461 m
  • Min. Altitude1,385
  • Best TimeMarch to may and september to November

Trip Profile

  • Summit Mera Peak (6476 Meter)
  • stunning mountain view’s of Everest, Ama Dablam, Malaku, Kanchenjunga, Thamserku, and other peaks.
  • Shrepa Culture and lifestyle

Trip Map



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