Mera Peak Climbing 15 Days
Mera Peak Climbing (6,461m/21,216ft) is an amazing adventure within the serene and remote area of Khumbu and Inkhu valley. Trekkers rarely visit these valleys. There are several routes to Mera; some of them are easy to climb while some need to cross challenging and high passes. South ridge facing North and East is considered quite tough and challenging by the majority of climbers. Northeast ridge is a truly troublesome one. North-west edge and West face is possible to climb but you should remember that access to Mera by passing through West glacier known as Khare glacier is much more challenging. Either way, climbing Mera Peak is genuinely enjoyable and rewarding since the peak is one of the most celebrated tops in Nepal.
The trek begins with a scenic flight to Lukla where you will get to witness the Everest region. From here, the journey starts as you head south to Chutanga. Journeying along the Dudh Koshi River, the climb heads to Thuli Kharka prior to making a way to Thangnak. Further, the trek moves to the highest point of the Mera La Pass (5045m). After that, the journey arrives at the Mera Peak Base Camp, which offers jaw-dropping views of the Everest and Charpate Himal ranges. The climb to the summit of the Mera Peak (6461m) is somewhat challenging and stretches across the steep snowy landscape. The highest point of the pinnacle offers beautiful views on the mountains like Mt. Everest, Makalu, Lhotse, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, and Cho-Oyu.
Mera Peak Climbing 15 Days Outline Itinerary
|Day 01:||Arrival and Transfer to hotel|
|Day 02:||Fly to Lukla [2,800m/9,186 ft] & trek to Chutanga - Altitude: Chutanga: 3,450m/11,320 ft. | Flight: 35 min | Trek: 3/4 hrs. Meal: BLD|
|Day 03:||Trek to Tuli Kharka [4,250m/13,944ft.] via Zatrwa La - Altitude: 4600 m/14720 ft. | Trek: 5/6 hrs. Meal: BLD|
|Day 04:||Trek to Kothey - Altitude: 3600m/11,812ft. | Trek: 5/6 hrs. Meal: BLD|
|Day 05:||Trek to Thagnag - Altitude: 4,350m/14,272ft. | Trek: 5/6 hrs. Meal: BLD|
|Day 06:||Trek to Khare- Altitude: 5,045 meters/16551 feet| 5/6 hours. Meal: BLD|
|Day 07:||Rest day /acclimatization and Pre-Climbing Training and become familiar with using crampons, Carabiners, figure eight, rope Ice Axe etc. Meal: BLD|
|Day 08:||Climb to High Camp - Altitude: 5,780/18,958 feet | Trek: 5/6 hours Meal: BLD|
|Day 09:||Mera Peak- Altitude: 6,461 meters/21,190 feet | summit and back to Khare | Trek: 8/9 hours. Meal: BLD|
|Day 10:||Reserve Day for Contingency. Meal: BLD|
|Day 11:||Trek down to Kothe - Altitude: 3600m/11,812ft. | Trek: 4/5 hrs. Meal: BLD|
|Day 12:||Trek to Tuli Kharka - Altitude: Tuli Kharka: 4,250m/13,944ft. | Trek: 4/5 hrs. Meal: BLD|
|Day 13:||Trek to Lukla - Altitude: 2,800m/9,186 ft. | Trek: 3/4 hrs. Meal: BLD|
|Day 14:||Fly back to Kathmandu - Altitude: 1350/4428 ft. | Flight: 30 minutes. Meal: B|
|Day 15:||Departure. Meal: B|
Mera Peak Climbing 15 Days Detail Itinerary Expand All
Day 01: Arrival and Transfer to hotel
Day 02: Fly to Lukla [2,800m/9,186 ft] & trek to Chutanga - Altitude: Chutanga: 3,450m/11,320 ft. | Flight: 35 min | Trek: 3/4 hrs.
Day 03: Trek to Tuli Kharka [4,250m/13,944ft.] via Zatrwa La - Altitude: 4600 m/14720 ft. | Trek: 5/6 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Kothey - Altitude: 3600m/11,812ft. | Trek: 5/6 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Trek to Thagnag - Altitude: 4,350m/14,272ft. | Trek: 5/6 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Khare- Altitude: 5,045 meters/16551 feet| 5/6 hours.
Day 07: Rest day /acclimatization and Pre-Climbing Training and become familiar with using crampons, Carabiners, figure eight, rope Ice Axe etc.
Day 08: Climb to High Camp - Altitude: 5,780/18,958 feet | Trek: 5/6 hours
Day 09: Mera Peak- Altitude: 6,461 meters/21,190 feet | summit and back to Khare | Trek: 8/9 hours.
Day 10: Reserve Day for Contingency.
Day 11: Trek down to Kothe - Altitude: 3600m/11,812ft. | Trek: 4/5 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Tuli Kharka - Altitude: Tuli Kharka: 4,250m/13,944ft. | Trek: 4/5 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Lukla - Altitude: 2,800m/9,186 ft. | Trek: 3/4 hrs.
Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu - Altitude: 1350/4428 ft. | Flight: 30 minutes.
Day 15: Departure.
- Ground Transportation: Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop off service by a private vehicle.
- Accommodation in Kathmandu: 2 Nights' twin-sharing accommodation in a three-star hotel in a Bed and Breakfast basis.
- Accommodation during Trek: Basic guesthouse accommodation during the trek in mostly twin-share and occasionally dormitory-style rooms. [Few nights in the attached bathroom in available places]
- Accommodation during Climb: Tented accommodation during the climb
- Meals: 3 Meals per day during the trek (BLD: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner. Each meal consist of one course of the meal)
- Guide: Nepal Government licensed English-speaking trekking guide.
- Porter: The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
- Permit: Everest National Park permits, Khumbu permit for trekking and Mera Peak Climbing Permit
- Domestic Airfare: Kathmandu – Lukla - Kathmandu including airport departure tax in Kathmandu and Lukla airports.
- Souvenir: Duffle Bag, Trekking T-shirt, Trekking Maps
- Equipment: Sleeping Bag and Down Jacket during Trek (upon request)
- Food, accommodation, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff.
- Exclusive medical kit bag carried by trekking guide
- All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
- Official expenses
What's Not Included ?
- Your personal expenses for mineral water, soft beverages, confectionaries, laundries, phone calls, hot drinking water, bbar bills showers etc.
- Internet facility, battery chargers, multi plugs etc.
- Extra baggage excess while flying to Lukla.
- Medical expenses and trip cancellation.
- Any other extended trips and accommodation.
- Tips of ga guides, porters and driver as a token of appreciation.
- Any other expenses or charges that are not mentioned in “cost includes” list.
- Nepal arrival visa
PASSPORT AND VISA:
All the foreign nationals (except Indian nationals) are required to display Visa while entering Nepal. Nepalese Visa can be obtained either at the Nepalese Embassy of the respective country or can be obtained during your arrival at the International Airport in Kathmandu or from Nepal’s border entry point in Kakadvitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Gaddachowki on the Nepal-India border and Kodari on the Nepal-China border.
Certain nationals are requested to arrange Visa prior to arrival in Nepal. The listed countries are- Afghanistan, Iraq, Cameroon, Ghana, Somalia, Swaziland, Palestine, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Ethiopia and Liberia and cannot secure Nepalese Visa on arrival.
VISA FACILITY DURATION FEES
Multiple Entry 15 Days US$ 80 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple Entry 30 Days US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple Entry 90 Days US$ 175 or equivalent convertible currency
You can also download the VISA form and fill it up. Please go through the link as below: http://www.online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/tourist-visa
MONEY & CREDIT CARD INFO
Most of the credit card, master and visa card is blocked from your card provider. It may be because of a security reason. It, sometimes, may bring you in a problematic situation that you can't get money from ATMs. To find yourself free from this problem, you can call your card provider before you travel to Nepal and inform there that you are traveling to Nepal. Ensure them to give the authorization for the payment. In Nepal, 3.5 % service charge is applicable as per Nepal Bank rules, on top of your payable amount for the trek cost. So, we suggest you bring some cash in USD just in case your card doesn’t work. Likewise, be sure you have brought some small amount for your daily expenses as well as for those items which are not included in our cost. If you want to exchange money, we provide you with the facility to change your money. Or, you can take help from Money Changers in Thamel.
While traveling to Nepal, you are requested to have travel insurance that should cover any comprehensive expenses possible to acquire due to medical issues or accidents. Especially, your travel insurance must protect air ambulance, treatment charges, rescue and evacuation, product cancellation and refundable charges, flight delay, and cancellations.
Traveling in the Himalayas is full of adventurous; hence it is wise to choose a proper insurance policy. While choosing your insurance policy, make sure that it will protect all such unforeseen expenses. You must ensure that the policy you do take provides an adequate level of protection, well familiar with your itinerary and covers you for the activities involved. You must carry proof of insurance (e.g. your insurance certificate) with you on the holiday or send us a scanned copy and it must be issued from your homeland.
Please, kindly note, this given reference of the insurance company above is only a recommendation, which based on the recommendation of our previous travelers. You could review their update insurance policy by contacting them directly.
VACCINATION FOR NEPAL
Travelers should consult with their physician or update on vaccination requirements before travel. (Your doctor or the health-care provider will determine what you will need, depending on factors such as your health and immunization history, areas of the country you will be visiting, and planned activities). For traveling to Nepal, we recommend you to take vaccination of Polio, Tetanus, Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Rabies, etc. However, it is not mandatory but recommended.
ALTITUDE SICKNESS (ACUTE MOUNTAIN SICKNESS)
Altitude sickness, also known as AMS (acute mountain sickness), is caused by a lack of oxygen at high altitudes (normally above 3,000m). It occurs as the result of our bodies’ inability to adapt to a sudden increase in altitude. If given time, our bodies will adjust and a gradual ascent will decrease the possibility of altitude sickness.
PREVENTION OF AMS: Go slowly, drink a lot of water, and pay attention to the sensations of your body. If symptoms occur you have climbed too far for the day. Rest at the same altitude will give you time to acclimatize and usually relieve mild symptoms.
MILD SYMPTOMS: Headache, nausea, loss of appetite, and mild shortness of breath with minimal exertion, difficulty sleeping, dizziness or lightheadedness, mild weakness, fatigue, a general unwell feeling.
SERIOUS SYMPTOMS: The inability to recover from shortness of breath with rest, severe persistent headache, low urine output, vomiting, confusion, delirium, loss of coordination. These require immediate descent as acclimatization will not take place at the same altitude.
The key is to trek slowly, carry a light pack and just take it easy. Allow your body the time it needs to acclimatize.
Upon your arrival at TIA International Airport, our company's representatives are stationed to pick you up. They will be holding your name sign along with the company's name in it. Our office representative will escort you to your hotel in Kathmandu.
Mera Peak Climbing 15 Days Departure dates and price
The given cost are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.
Tough Climb but Amazing !!!!
All I have to say is that I summited Mera in 2019. The finest firm to go with is Alpha Adventure; they were fantastic. Very well organized and offered me every opportunity to conquer this mountain, with breathtaking views. You'll be up for a struggle; the hardest part was dealing with altitude sickness. AAT had a PAC Chamber, which is excellent insurance if you're concerned.- George T. ( )