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Mera Peak Climbing

Trip Code: PMP

22 Days

Mera Peak, Khumbu Nepal

Located at the edge of the Khumbu region, southeast of Everest, the trekking route for Mera peak climbing is via the excessively beautiful Hinku valley. The unspoiled and uninhabited valley is one of the wildest and most beautiful in Nepal with massive moraines, glacial lakes, and stunning mountain views.

There are many approaches to Mera; some are easy and some require the crossing of high and difficult passes. The climbing of Mera Peak has become more popular each year due to the extraordinary scenery it offers and also because previous mountaineering experience is not required.

This is the highest trekking peak (6654 meters) allowed for climbing in Nepal. However it also one of the least demanding technical climbs. Being such a high mountain, the climb is in a  true sense a challenging one, but the slopes rarely exceed 30 degrees and the climbing is straightforward.
 
Similar to all the treks and climbing trips to Everest, trekking route to Mera starts with a scenic mountain flight to Lukla. From Lukla we ascend uphill slowly to the eastward, crossing the Zatra La pass and finally we reach the Mera La pass on the ninth day where we set up our base camp to summit  Mera peak. Climbing Mera Peak is possible in a single day from the base camp but we avoid such a rush for safety reason.  We will allow one day for proper rest and acclimatization and make use of a high camp to ensure  100 % success. Finally,  we ascend the three summits of Mera from where we would enjoy a stunning summit panorama that includes 5 of the world’s 8000m peaks such as  Mt.Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyo.Makalu and, Kangchenjunga. Good weather and snow conditions are the major factors for safety and successful summit. The west and south faces of the peak are considered to be difficult technical routes. If favourable weather condition prevails, it is possible to summit the peak and descend back to the base camp on the same day.

Trip Highlights

A challenging peak located to the south of Everest.

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PMP815 Mon ,Apr 09, 2018 Mon ,Apr 30, 2018 USD 2850 Available Book Now
PMP816 Mon ,Apr 16, 2018 Mon ,May 07, 2018 USD 2850 Available Book Now
PMP819 Mon ,May 07, 2018 Mon ,May 28, 2018 USD 2850 Available Book Now
PMP820 Mon ,May 14, 2018 Mon ,Jun 04, 2018 USD 2850 Available Book Now
PMP823 Mon ,Jun 04, 2018 Mon ,Jun 25, 2018 USD 2850 Available Book Now
PMP824 Mon ,Jun 11, 2018 Mon ,Jul 02, 2018 USD 2850 Available Book Now
  • Day 01:  Arrive in Kathmandu & transfer to hotel  
  • Day 02:  Kathmandu Sightseeing & permit preparation
  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trek to Paiya (2730m)  3-4 hrs
  • Day 04: Trek Paiya to Pangkoma (2850m) 5-6 hrs
  • Day 05: Cross the Pangkongma La and trek to Nashing Dingma
  • Day 06: A steep climb to the Surkje La and then descend to Chalem Kharka
  • Day 07: Climb to Panch Pokhari Lakes and descend to Changbu Kharka (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 08: Trek into the Hinku valley near Kote (3,600m)
  • Day 09: Follow the rocky valley up to Tangnag (4300m)
  • Day 10: Acclimatization at Tangnag. A.M. excursion around  P.M. gear check & climbing practice           
  • Day 11:  Half day walk to Khare, our base camp
  • Day 12: Acclimatization at Khare. Practice with ice axes and crampons and walking roped up
  • Day 13: A short but hard day ascending steeply in snow to the Mera La (5400m)
  • Day 14: Trek up to High Camp at 5800m. Preparation for tomorrow's climb
  • Day 15: A very long day starting in the dark to climb Mera Peak (6476m). Descend past High Camp and the Mera La to Khare
  • Day 16: An easier walk as we retrace our steps through Tangnag to Kote
  • Day 17: A steep climb out of the valley towards the Zatrwa La
  • Day 18: Cross the Zatrwa La (4500m)
  • Day 19: Descend to Lukla
  • Day 20: Fly back to Kathmandu & transfer to hotel
  • Day 21: Free day in Kathmandu for shopping or relax
  • Day 22: Drive to Airport for flying your own destination
  • International arrival/departure transfers
  • Kathmandu half day sightseeing escorted by English speaking city guide
  • 4 Nights standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on B/B basis 
  • Everest National Park Fee
  • TIMS card
  • Garbage deposited US$500/- (Refundable)
  • Flight fare Kathmandu/ Lukla/Kathmandu with airport tax
  • Domestic arrival/departure transfer
  • 13 nights Tea House BB Plan ( Bed & Breakfast) during the trek
  • 4 Nights Full Board Camping with meals (Breakfast Lunch & Dinner) during the climbing period
  • Necessary camping equipment (two men tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, kitchen equipment etc.)
  • Supporting staff (a professional Guide, asst. Sherpa and porter(s), cook & kitchen boy(s) as well as their necessary wages, insurance, meals, transportations and allowances
  • Climbing Sherpa equipments allowances and insurance
  • High altitude porters clothing and equipment
  • Client allowed taking only 20 kg. personal luggage  on trek
  • International airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee
  • Monument entry fee in Kathmandu
  • Single supplement for hotel accommodation
  • Note: Additional cost applies for single tent on camping trek
  • Peak Permit: Peak climbing permit per person (US$250-Mar, Apr, May) (US$125-Sep,Oct,Nov) (US$70-Jun,Jul,Aug)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and entire tea house on trail 
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation costs
  • Personal climbing insurance
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water/boiled water), laundry
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Excess baggage will be charged if exceeds 20 kg
  • Donation & tips etc
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fee, transport, extra hotel night, food etc.)
  • Any other services not specified in the ‘Cost includes
  • Climbing Region: Everest, Nepal
  • Trip Duration: 22 Days
  • Total Trekking days: 18 Days
  • Camping: 4 Nights- Full board basis (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu: 04 Nights-BB Plan
  • Trips Starts / Ends: Kathmandu
  • Activities: Peak climbing  + Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Peak Permit: Fee shall be collected upon arrival in Kathmandu
  • Mode of Transportation: Flight & comfortable vehicle, as per group size
  • Best Season: Mid Feb – June & Mid Sept - Dec
  • Accommodation: Hotels in Kathmandu and Tea House & camp on trek
  • Type of Trip: Private & Fixed Departure
  • Service available: Standard/Camping
  • Trek grade:  Medium – hard
  • No .of Pax : 2 to 12
  • Meals during trip:  Included, except lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Maximum elevation: 6654 m
  • Walking hours: 5 – 6 hrs a day
  • Support Staff: Guide 1:10 pax, Leader 1:11 pax above, Assistant Guide 1:8 pax, 2:12 Porter 2: 1 pax (20kg each personal luggage) (Each porter carries only 30 kg. x 2 porters = 60 kg - 20 kg. clients baggage + 40 kg. camping equipment/food) as per IPPG guideline
  • Kitchen Staff: 1 cook, 1 asst. cook (depending on the group size)
  • Local Climbing Sherpa: 1:4 pax, 2:8 pax, 3:12 pax

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