Mera Peak Climbing (6461m- 21190ft) Cost USD2100 is in effect at Himalayan Wild Treks which is a reasonable cost which might differ agency to agency. Mera peak Climbing permit set by Nepal Mountaineering Association differs season to season: Spring fee USD$250, Autumn fee USD$125 and Winter and Summer fee USD$70. In addition to the reasonable Mera Peak Climbing Cost, we organize according to Mera Peak Climbing Google Map with flexible Mera Peak Climbing Itinerary.
Mera Peak Climbing (6461m- 21190ft) is Situated at Mahalangur section, the Eastern Khumbu Region which was first climbed by a Frenchmen Marcel Jolly, G Baus and L Honills in 1975. Anyone with moderate mountaineering experience or expertise can cherish the climb of Mera Peak. Himalayan Wild Treks offers a team of licensed and experienced Sherpa experts to train any novice to help them acquire skills necessary to climb Mera Peak. Meanwhile proper acclimatization is always a key thing to consider for Mera Peak Climbing. March to May of Spring and September to November of Autumn are the most favored seasons for the climbing of Mera Peak (6461m). Mera Peak unfolds the crystal clear view of famous Himalayan Peaks and world famous mountains like Lhotse (8516m), Cho Oyu (8201), Makalu (8485m), Kanchenjunga (8586m) and Everest (8848m), above eight thousand meters and world famous. Other peaks that can be seen on the ascent are Chamlang (7319m), Baruntse (7000m), Ama Dablam (6,812m), and Kangtega (6,782m).
Mera Peak Climbing (6461m- 21190ft), Trekking starts with a brief sightseeing of the major UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kahtmandu (1400m) prior to a scenic flight to Tenjing Hillary Airport at Lukla (2860m) that opens up a traverse towards Paiya (2730m), Pangom (2846m), Nigsow (2863m), Chhatra Khola (2800m), Kothe (3691m), Thangnak (43058m), Khare (5004m) where a day’s acclimatization is required. Thereafter, the trail continues ahead to Mera High Camp (5780m), to ascend Mera peak (6461m) from where the mountaineers explore the mountain peaks in the vicinity then descending to Khare (5045m) for acclimatization and the journey continues to Kothe (3600m), Thuli Kharka (4300m), en route to Lukla (2860m), bringing the trekking to an end.
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Meara Peak (6,461m/ 21,190ft) climbing Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/ 4,264ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu: trip preparations
Day 03: Fly to Lukla, Trek to Paiya (Chutok) (2,730/ 8,956ft): 40 mins flights, 5-6 hours
Day 04: Paiya to Panggom (2,846m/ 9,393ft): 7-8 hours
Day 05: Panggom to Ningsow (2,863m/ 9,393ft): 7-8 hours
Day 06: Ningsow to Chhatra Khola (2,800m/ 9,186ft): 6-8 hours
Day 07: Chhatra Khola to Kothe (3,691m/ 12,109ft): 7-8 hours
Day 08: Kothe to Thaknak (4,358m/ 14,297ft): 3-4 hours
Day 09: Thaknak to Khare (5,04m/ 16,486ft): 2-3 hours
Day 10: Khare: Acclimatization and pre- Climbing training
Day 11: Khare to Mera High Camp (5,780m/ 18958ft): 6-7 hours
Day 12: Mera High Camp to Summit (6,461m/ 21,190ft) and back to Khare (5045m/ 16547ft): 8-9 hours
Day 13: Reserve Day for Contingency
Day 14: Khare to Kothe (3600m/ 11808ft): 4-5 hours
Day 15: Kothe to Thulu Kharka (4,300m/ 14,107ft): 6-7 hours
Day 16: Thuli Kharka to Luila Via Zartwa La pass: 6-7 hours
Day 17: Fly to Kathmandu
Day 18: Finale departure
Note: if above program Itinerary that don’t suit to you and wish to modify then please let us t o know. We are happy to creat a tailor make itinerary especially for you.
Accommodations in kathmandu and Trekking
The team will take an accommodation in a three star hotel in Kathmandu. Nirvana Hotel will be the right choice for that matter, where the accommodations are available in double-shared basis. However, single supplement with slightly increased price can be provided depending on the demand of an individual. Himalayan Wild Treks can arrange rooms with attached bathrooms that have cold and hot water running 24/7 for shower and other purposes. However, there are teahouses that have shared washing and toilet arrangements during the trekking. Also, it is worth noting that single rooms are rare to find at higher elevations.
#Mera Peak Permit Cost and fees
Mera Peak located at 6470m is the highest climbing peak and a good viewpoint for Cho Oyu (8201m), Everest (8848m), Makalu (8463m), Kanchenjunga (8586m) and other peaks located in Khumbu Region in Nepal. Mera Peak climbing requires some fundamental expertise and experience or a brief training prior to the actual ascent. The fixed permit charge allocated by NMA is different according to different seasons. Given below is the Mera Peak Climbing Permit Charge fixed by Nepal Mountaineering Association.
#Mera Peak Permit Fees
1. Spring season (March, April, May)- USD$250
2. Autumn season (September, October, November)– USD$125
3. Winter season (December, January, February)- USD$70
4. Summer season (June, July, August)– USD$70
The abovementioned price is monitored by Nepal Mountaineering Association and therefore the remain constant price differing according to the seasons. Spring being comparatively more expensive is because it is the most propitious seas.
#Mera Peak Highlights
A scenic flight to Tenzing Hillary Airport at Lukla after a brief sightseeing of the major UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu is rewarding. The verdant rhododendron forest intertwined with Himalayan bamboo exudes sweet fragrances of the wild. Different kinds of alpine animals like snow leopard, musk deer, red panda, deer, langur monkeys, wolves, black bear et cetera and plants like hemlock, Parish Polyphilla, Artemesia, swertia, fir, pine, rhododendron, fern, cordyseps, poplar et cetera on the trail through Sagarmatha National Park are literally phenomenal.
The North Peak of the Mera, the actual peak offers the mesmerizing view of Everest (8848m), Cho Oyu(8201), Lhotse(8516m), Makalu(8485m), Kanchenjunga (8586m),Ama Dablam(6812m), and Chamlang(7319m). Mera Glacier, technically tough segment of the peak is truly adventurous, which finally lead to the actual peak- the North Peak , that is Mera Peak(6461m).
#Mera Peak: How to approach
A flight to Tenzing Hillary airport at Luka (2860m) takes us through rhododendron zones of verdant forest of Paiya (2730m), Pangom (2846m), Nigsow (2863m), Chhatra Khola (2800m), Kothe (3691m) Thangnak (4358m) and Khare (5004m) that leads us to High Camp (5780m) of Mera Peak (6476m) that encapsulates trekking ascending the distant and mesmerizing Hinku Valley, while traversing through Himalyan rhododendron and bamboo forest in the highland of meadows and pastures along with towering mountain tracks. Optionally, hiking towards Namche (3440m), slowly gaining acclimatization and heading through Sherpa settlements Tengboche and Dingboche is another way to approach Mera Peak, the highest mountain peak in Nepal for which mountaineers are required to have basic ice-axe and crampon skills for the ascent.
#Mera Peak difficulties
Mera Peak (6461m) is considered the highest non-technical trekking peak in Nepal. The first time climbers might find it a little strenuous which is normal for anyone. With a brief basic training, which Himalayan Wild Treks can provide, the climbers can acquire necessary expertise the climbing demands. Technically, Mera peak is not categorized as ‘difficult’. You don’t necessarily have to be a professional mountaineer for Mera Peak Climbing. Taking altitude and preparation into consideration, any novice or professional who is physically fit and sound can climb Mera Peak.
#Mera peak Weather
Mera Peak operable seasons are March to May in Spring and September to November in Autumn apart from other seasons of the year as they are either abnormally slushy, snowy or rainy and most of the time there can be clouds that block the view of the peaks in the proximity and at distance. Climbing Mera Peak in unfavorable seasons prove to be troublesome and frustrating. So, it is always wise to pick up the selected abovementioned tried and true times of the year to climb Mera peak successfully and to make a once in a lifetime memory.
#Mera Peak Best Season
The most selected seasons proven to be propitious for climbing Mera Peak are Spring, that is March to May and Autumn, that is September to November taking phenomena like weather and mountain condition under wise consideration. The temperature at Mera Peak below zero degree Celsius and intermittent snowfall is common here.
#Mera Peak physical fitness
Physical fitness certainly is necessary to climb the forty degree slope of Mera peak (6461m), which doesn’t necessarily mean you need to have a figure of a model but obese mountaineers with less mountaineering experience may possibly find it a tough nut to crack. Any novice with good physical fiteness can set their foot on Mera Peak summit successfully provided that they are physically well shaped and mentally prepared although Mera Peak has been categorized as an easy trekking peak. With that said, Mera Peak Climbing is unlike stroll in the park and it obviously challenges the mountaineers physically as well as mentally. To be prepared with all the necessary equipments to forge through the chute of snow is equally crucial as it brings a very good sense of safety and confidence necessary for the mountaineers while scrambling up towards the summit.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)
We complete our custom formalities at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. Afterwards, there is a Himalayan Wild Treks representative waiting for us at the gate who will take us to our hotel. We can then spend the rest of the day taking a rest. In the evening, we get to try Nepalese cuisine at a welcome dinner hosted by Himalayan Wild Treks. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu: trip preparation
We rest for most of the day and unpack. We visit Himalayan Wild Treks`s
office in the afternoon. Our climbing leaders will check our set of climbing equipment to make sure that they are in good condition for our coming journey. We also get introduced to fellow participants, and discuss our trip. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla, trek to Paiya (Chutok) (2,730m/8,956ft): 40 mins flight, 5-6 hours trek
We catch an early morning flight to Lukla and begin our trek to Paiya after landing at the Tenzing-Hillary airport in Lukla. We walk on a jungle trail, cross a bridge over the Handi Khola and reach Surke Village. From here we continue moving south and cross the Chutok La pass before reaching the small settlement of Paiyan, also known as Chutok. Overnight in Paiya
Day 04: Paiya to Panggom (2,846m/9,337ft): 5-6 hours
We descend for a while and reach a small bridge. From here the trail is slippery until we cross the Kari La pass. We walk through rhododendron and bamboo forests on a narrow mountain trail. On today’s trip we also get to be in awe of the Dudhkoshi Valley. We continue our trek to Panggom Village whose settlers are dependent on farming and trading. Overnight in Panggom.
Day 05: Panggom to Ningsow (2,863m/9,393ft): 4-5 hours
We begin our trek after breakfast. After trekking out of Panggom, we cross the Panggom La pass. Then we ascend, walk on a steady path and turn north. We cross Peseng Kharka Khola first then after walking for sometime, reach Peeng Kharka Danda. We cross Ningsow Khola (stream) before reaching the Ningsow Village. Overnight in Ningsow.
Day 06: Ningsow to Chhatra Khola (2,800m/9,186ft): 7-8 hours
From Ningsow, we climb first then descend for a while and climb some more to reach Ramailo Danda. From here we get extraordinary views of Mera Peak and Salpa. After ascending and descending on our trail, we enter the Makalu Barun National Park. Our trail from here to Chhatra Khola is called Pasang Lhamu trail. On the way, if we are lucky, we might even come across the elusive Red Panda. Overnight in Chhatra Khola.
Day 07: Chhatra Khola to Kothe (3,691m/12,109ft): 6-7 hours
We walk towards the north on the main trail to Mera Peak. After walking on a trail next to the the Majang Khola, we merge with another trail which moves alongside the Hinku Khola. Our trail moves straight ahead towards Tashing Ongma which has seasonal tea shops. We continue our trek and cross the bridge over the Sanu Khola before reaching Kothe. Overnight in Kothe.
Day 08: Kothe to Thaknak (4,358m/14,297ft): 3-4 hours
We trek along the ridge of the Hinku Khola in the shadow of Mera Peak. We take lunch at Gondishung, the summer herders' settlement in the west bank of the Hinku Drangka. Beyond Gondishung, we pass a 200-year-old Lungsumgba Gompa where we can find Mera Peak scripted in rock along with its route to reach Mera. A short walk takes us to Thaknak, which is a summer grazing area with primitive lodges and shops. Overnight in Thaknak.
Day 09: Thaknak to Khare (5,045m/16,486ft): 2-3 hours
Leaving Thaknak, we follow the lateral moraine of Dig Glacier to Dig Kharka, which offers spectacular views of Charpate Himal. The trail climbs through moraines to the snout of the Hinku Nup and Shar glaciers, and then climbs more steeply to Khare. From here, we can see the northern face of Mera Peak which will be an amazing experience. After lunch we can hike in and around Khare. Overnight at Khare.
Day 10: Khare: Acclimatization and pre–climb training
We have a separate day set aside solely for acclimatization and basic training just to prepare ourselves better for the Mera Peak climb. Our climbing leader will help us polish our basic climbing techniques and demonstrate the best ways to use our climbing gears like the ice axe, harness, ascender climbing boots and crampons. The training will also include learning the best climbing technique with the rope. Overnight in Khare.
Day 11: Khare to Mera High Camp (5,780m/18,958ft): 6-7 hours
We walk through a boulder-strewn course on a steep trail to reach the Mera Peak Base Camp. From here, we continue further through the Mera La pass to reach the Mera High Camp. Our path is along a rocky trail, which can be hazardous if it has recently snowed, as there are a number of crevasses here. We make our way to the top of the rock band, which is marked by a large cairn. Then we set up a high camp while enjoying excellent views of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, the south face of Lhotse, Nuptse, Chamlang and Baruntse. Overnight at Mera High Camp.
Day 12: Mera High Camp to Summit (6,461m/21,1907ft) and back to Khare (5045m/16,547ft): 8-9 hours
This is a really important day for the expedition. We wake up around 2 in the morning for breakfast. It’s going to be very cold in the beginning but soon we warm up as we continue up the glacier and onto a peculiar ridge. The first rays of the sun hit the big peaks in an amazing red glow. The route is still non-technical as we slowly climb higher into the ever-thinning air. The slope steepens for a section behind the ridge and the summit comes back into view. At the foot of the final steep summit cone, we may use a fixed rope if the climbing leader believes it’s required. The summit is only a few meters away. From the summit, we take in spectacular views of the mighty Himalayas including Mt. Everest (8,848m), Cho-Oyu (8,210m), Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,463m), Kangchenjunga (8,586m), Nuptse (7,855m), Chamlang (7,319m), Baruntse (7 ,129m) and others. Later, we retrace our steps back to the high camp where we rest for a while before descending to Khare. Overnight in Khare.
Day 13: Reserve Day for Contingency
There is no guarantee that we will have favorable weather on our planned day for the summit. Therefore, this day is set aside as a contingency in case we are unable to summit the Mera on the desired day due to bad weather conditions or any other unanticipated reason. However, if the trip goes smoothly, this day will not be required.
Day 14: Khare to Kothe (3600m/11808ft): 4-5 hours
We trek from Khare to Kothe along the same trail used previously. After reaching Kothe, we celebrate our success by trying out local delicacies and wines. Overnight in Kothe.
Day 15: Kothe to Thuli Kharka (4,300 m/14,107ft): 5-6 hours
We begin our trek to Thuli Kharka after breakfast. We climb up and descend, cross several tributaries of the Inkhu Khola before reaching a forked trail nearby Taktho. We choose the trail on our right and continue walking. Our trail passes by a Chorten after which we walk downhill on a steep trail. Next, we ascend to Thuli Kharka and pass by another Chorten on the way. Overnight in Thuli Kharka.
Day 16: Thuli Kharla to Lukla via Zatrwa La pass: 6-7 hours
We cross the Zatrwa-La pass at 4,600. As soon as we cross the pass, we are welcomed by the sight of the beautiful Lukla Valley which is surrounded by Cho Oyu, Kongde Peak, Numbur Himal, Kusum Khangru and other Himalayan peaks. From Zatrwa La pass we walk all the way down to Chutang and then straight forward to the Lukla village. In the evening we enjoy dinner in the Himalayas of Nepal with our crew. Overnight in Lukla.
Day 17: Fly to Kathmandu
We catch an early morning flight to Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu, we can take a rest or do some souvenir shopping. If we want to explore any other areas of Kathmandu, we may do that today. Our guides can help you with both souvenir shopping or sightseeing. There will be a farewell dinner in the evening to celebrate the climbers’ successful summit of the Mera Peak. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 18: Final departure
Our adventure in Nepal comes to an end today! There is nothing to do but trade emails with your travel companions and organize your photos. A representative from Himalayan Wild Treks will take you to the airport, approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On your way home you'll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.
Included in the Cost
✅Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
✅3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
✅Teahouse accommodation during the trek
✅Tented accommodation during the climb
✅All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek and climb
✅Welcome and farewell dinners
✅ 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
✅Down jacket (to be returned after trip completion)
✅Himalayan Wild Treks’s trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
✅All necessary paper work; trekking permits and Mera 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
Cost not Included
What to Bring ?
The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG.
In addition to the items mentioned above for trekking, the following is a list of the additional specialized items which are required for the trekking peaks.
Plastic or leather mountaineering boots, with gaiters and crampons that have been tested for a good fit.
Fleece trousers or silhouette
Additional mites and gloves suitable for climbing
Ice axe, and ski poles (note - ice axes can be rented in Kathmandu)
Alpine climbing harness.
2 x tape slings
2 x screw gate karabiners
Descender / abseil device
Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu or request we will provide it. NOTES Trip cost will vary depending on numbers of travelers, duration/days of trek, standard of hotel in Kathmandu before & after the trip. Please contact us to GET a Custom Quote.