Mera Peak (6,476m/21,247ft), known as the highest trekking-peak in the world, is located at Hinku valley in the northern Nepal. Mera has three different summits, Mera South, Mera North and Mera Central. Mera peak climb is one of the most demanding and challenging trek ever undertaken in Nepal. Experience of previous high-altitude climbing is necessary to make an attempt to Mera summit.
Mera Peak climbing be a pivotal ascent for all those trekkers, experienced or amateur, who dream of conquering the mountain. The adrenaline rush trek commences from Lukla, passing through the wilderness of the Khumbu region to Zatar La pass (4,610m/15,124ft) before heading towards Mera base camp (4800m/15,700ft). Afterwards, the majority of the ascent requires basic ice axe and crampon skills.
On a clearer day, from the summit of Mera Peak, five of the highest mountains in the world are clearly visible, namely; Cho Oyu (8,201m/26,906), Lhotse (8,516m/27,939ft), Everest (8,848m/29,028ft), Makalu (8,463m/27,765), and Kangchenjunga (8,586m/28,169ft) in the Far East.
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Day 02: Rock climbing/ Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trip preparation
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft), 40 minutes flight
Day 04: Trek to Chutanga (3,430m/11,250ft), 3-4 hrs walks
Day 05: Trek to Chhatre danda (4,000m/13,160ft), 5-6 hrs
Day 06: Trek to Mausum Kharka (3,430m/11,250ft), 3-4 hrs walks
Day 07: Trek to Thagnag (4,360m/14,301ft), 5-6 hrs walks
Day 08: Rest day for acclimatization
Day 09: Trek to Khare (5,000m/16,400ft), 4-5 hrs walk
Day 10: Rest Day/ Ice Climbing near Khare
Day 11: Trek to Mera High Camp (5,800m/19,024ft), 5-6 hrs walk
Day 12: Climb of Mera (6,476m/21,247ft) and descend to Khare (5,025m/16,486ft)
Day 13: A spare Summit attempt day
Day 14: Return back to Gothey(3600m/11,812ft)
Day 15: Trek to Tuli Kharka (4250m/13,944ft)
Day 16: Trek back to Lukla via crossing Zatrwa la (4,600m/15,093ft)
Day 17: Fly back to Kathmandu, 40 minutes flight
Day 18: Departure from Kathmandu
Is the Mera Peak Expedition Difficult?
Although the Mera Peak Climbing is not a technical journey, you still need good stamina for the adventure as you will be trekking for extended periods of time on consecutive days. It takes a lot of stamina and endurance to overcome climbing with weight on your back. Thus, prior training for the Mera Peak climb is important. Previous climbing experience is not necessary; however, it is important to have knowledge about correctly using the climbing equipments for the journey. Pre-climbing training will be provided to you by our professional guide during the journey. You will use equipments like ropes, harnesses and crampons among others as you make your way to the top of the summit. In general, you will need to train for the climb 3 to 4 weeks prior to the journey. Aerobic and cardio exercises work best to built and boost your stamina and increase your body’s endurance capabilities.
So what are you waiting for! Join Rock Everest Team for your Mera Peak Climbing adventure today! Contact us at any time and all arrangements will be made for you, including the best available services. Don’t miss out on an opportunity of a lifetime!
Note: Because of bad weather we could face problem of domestic flights to/from Lukla delayed by few hours or canceled for a day or more. Very rarely, but it could happen even in best trekking season also as you know how climate changes effecting our world. Thus, we always recommend you to add supplement night/s in Kathmandu after your trek if possible (just for incase). If everything runs smoothly, you can enjoy other activities like sightseeing, White water rafting, wildlife activities, shopping, as you wish in those additional day. However, if you want heli rescue in the state of flight cancellation to/from Lukla-we can organize it as per your request with extra cost.
- Enjoy views of peaks like Everest, Makalu, Lhotse, Nuptse, the Ama Dablam, Cho Oyu and many more